Author Archives: Louisa Smith

BROKEN HOPE US TOUR STARTS NEXT WEEK

Broken Hope will head out on their US tour next week with Obituary on the Carnival of Death tour. The band will be joined by Decrepit Birth, Jungle Rot, and Encrust on support. The tour is sponsored by Fender and will be bought to you by Rock The Nation. Obituary, Broken Hope, Decrepit Birth, Jungle Rot, and Encrust tour: 9/08 – Orlando, FL – Haven Lounge 9/10 – Springfield, VA – ...

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DISPATCH HAVE ANNOUNCED WORLD TOUR AND HIT #24 ON BILLBOARD CHART

Dispatch’s have announced that their new album ‘Circle Around The Sun’ has debuted at #24 on the Billboard 200 chart, a career high for the band. On top of that, the band will be taking the new album on a world tour in addition to the previously released US dates. ‘Circles Around The Sun’ was released on August 21st via ...

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MERTHYR ROCK STAGE TIMES

As of today, Merthyr rock begins, so you might want the stage times if you’re heading down there now. So here they are: Friday 31 August Main Stage Razorlight 21:20 – 22:50 Saves The Day 19:50 – 20:50 Futures 18:35 – 19:20 Tone Damage 17:50 – 18:10 Second Stage Dirty Goods 20:50 – 21:20 The People The Poet 19:20 – 19:50 The Lash 18:10 – 18:35 The ...

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LAMB OF GOD RELEASE MEMORABILIA ON EBAY TO RAISE FUNDS FOR RANDY BLYTHE

Lamb Of God have announced today that they will be auctioning memorabilia on eBay to raise funds for the singer Randy Blythe’s defence fees. After spending five weeks in prison, Randy is back home in America after being held in  prison in the Czech Republic where he was charged of Manslaughter. In the next few months, Randy will have to ...

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UME TO APPEAR ON ANTHONY BOURDAIN: NO RESERVATIONS

Ume have announced they will be featuring on the season premiere of the Emmy Award winning TV series ‘Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations – The Final Hour.’ The episode will be premiered on September 3rd on Travel Channel at 9:00 PM ET/ PT and will be the launch of the ninth and final season of the series. Lauren Larson of Ume ...

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ATHEL TAKE ON MINI US TOUR

Chicago’s own alternative rock three-piece Athel are set to take on a mini tour this week including one headlining date. The band will be supporting Scum Of The Earth, featuring the Riggs, the guitarist for the infamous Rob Zombie. On this tour you will get to hear tracks from the bands’ debut full-length ‘Open Yours Eyes To Society’ which is ...

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SWORN TO OATH AND THEFALLEN TO TAKE ON UK TOUR

Melodic Metal-heads Sworn To Oath head out on the road again this September with a string of dates, including co-headlining shows, with previous touring partners and friend theFALLEN. The band is in the works of producing a debut full-length album to be released via PledgeMusic following the bands previous release ‘Leave You For Dead’ EP. On top of that, the ...

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OPM RELEASE ANNIVERSARY EP

Californian Alternative Hip-Hop/Ska/punk rockers OPM have announced they will be releasing their 13 year anniversary EP in the late summer. The EP will feature re-recordings of the classic OPM recordings along with a short film directed by John E. Necro for the track ‘Runaway.’ More details on the exact date of the release are yet to be confirmed. The band ...

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A LIFE ONCE LOST AND LAMB GOAT LEAK NEW IN-STUDIO VIDEO

A Life Once Lost and Lambgoat.com has just released a brand new video update from inside Planet Red studios during the recording of the band’s new album ‘Ecstatic Trance.’ The album is due for release in North America on October 23rd and internationally on November 16th via Season of Mist. Watch the video now to see snippets of new music, set to be unveiled very soon.

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ALTERNATIVE PRESS FEATURE GREEN DAY ON THE COVER

The multi-platnum, Grammy award winning rock band that go by the name of Green Day have been selected to be on the cover of Alternative Press this October (issue #291). The issue will hit the shelves on September 4th, 2012. Frontman Billy Joel Armstrong says: “The folks at Alternative Press and its readers have always been loyal to Green Day. ...

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