New York City’s own hard rock veterans Winger will unleash their highly anticipated sixth studio album and first LP in 5 years, Better Days Comin’, on April 22nd in North America via Frontiers Records. In support of said release, Winger will set out on an April through September world tour that kicks off with a record release bash at Stage 48 next Saturday (4/26) in Hell’s Kitchen, NYC. Support on the bill will come from Bronx-based power metallers Lost Legacy, local classic rock assembly Rickity and DJ Alex Kayne. Tickets are still available, and you can also sign up below for the chance to win 1 of two pairs of tickets we have to give away. Contest ends on Wednesday (4/23) at noon. You may enter once per day:
In case you didn’t know, technical death metal outfit Nile will assault Stage 48 this Sunday (4/20) with Winter Nights, Imperial Crypt and Sunlord. Tickets are still available.
Long Island’s very own alt rockers Taking Back Sunday and Utah’s The Used are currently on the road on a giant North American co-headline tour that celebrates the release of TBS‘ brand new full-length album, Happiness Is, as well as The Used‘s just released LP, Imaginary Enemy, both out via Hopeless Records. The on-going tour, which also features performances by Tonight Alive and Sleepwave, arrived at Best Buy Theater last night (4/15) in NYC for the first of three completely sold out shows at the Times Square venue. The second showing goes down tonight (4/16) with the third happening on Monday (4/21). All remaining tour dates are here.
The Used + TBS pics from last night’s concert can be viewed below. Also stream new music from both acts after the gallery.
Portland folk/doom/prog metal greats Agalloch are gearing up for the U.S. release of their fifth studio album, The Serpent & the Sphere, on May 16th through Profound Lore Records. A month after the LP’s arrival the band will set out on a headline North American run. The confirmed first leg of Agalloch‘s ‘Serpents In Culmination’ U.S. tour embarks on June 18th in Minneapolis, MN and continues through July 8th in Denver, CO.
A show at Irving Plaza in New York City has been set for June 30 with special guest; Wisconsin-based psych-rock doomsters Jex Thoth. NYC tickets go on sale to the general public starting this Friday (4/18) at 10am.
Stream a new Agalloch song and check out all confirmed tour dates below:
The 2014 edition of ‘The Decibel Magazine Tour’ has come and gone. This year’s incarnation, which boasted performances by the likes of Carcass, The Black Dahlia Murder, Gorguts and Noisem, kicked off mid-March in Oraland, FL and came to an end this past weekend in Silver Spring, MD.
Best Buy Theater hosted NYC’s stop on the trek this past Friday, April 11th. If you missed out on the gig or want to relieve the night’s action, check out our pics from the show in this post.
Carcass are on the road in support of their Sept. 2013 LP release on Nuclear Blast and first album in almost 18 years, Surgical Steel. Peep the official video for the new track, ‘Unfit For Human Consumption,’ after the photo gallery …
Iconic Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen is set to headline the ‘Guitar Gods’ tour, which embarks in North America starting in June. The trek will also feature performances by Uli Jon Roth (ex-Scorpions), Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (Guns N’ Roses) and Gary Hoey.
Confirmed dates thus far include a stop at The Paramount in Huntington, NY on June 13. LI tickets go on sale to the public starting this Friday (4/18) at 10am. A full list of confirmed tour dates are below, with possibly more TBA.
Death metal vets Master will embark on the ‘North American Witchhunt Tour’ starting tomorrow (4/14) in South Carolina. The trek (in support of the band’s latest full-length The Witchhunt) runs through May with stops in NY this Friday (4/18) at Saint Vitus in Brooklyn and next Sunday (4/20) at The Forvm in Buffalo. The BK gig will feature support from Insatanity, Fisthammer, Nervo Chaos, Hate Storm Annihilation and Netherion (get tix). While upstate will also see Fisthammer, Nervo Chaos, Hate Storm Annihilation plus Seplophile and The Long Cold Dark (tix).
Watch the official video for Master‘s latest single ‘The Parable’ and scroll through a full list of upcoming tour dates below …
Maryland experimental metallers Dog Fashion Disco – who are in the process of recording and mixing their new LP, the follow-up to 2006′s Adultery, have announced a spring headline tour with Psychostick and The Bunny The Bear in tow. New York stops on the adventure, titled ‘The ‘Merica Fuck Yeah Tour,’ include:
05/29/2014 – Amityville, NY @ Revolution Bar and Music Hall
05/30/2014 – Albany, NY @ Bogies
05/31/2014 – Pennellville, NY @ Moniraes
06/01/2014 – Watkins Glen, NY @ Bull Pen North
Speaking of The Bunny The Bear, the NY-based electro rock duo recently let loose their new studio album, Food Chain, via Victory Records. The official clip for the LP’s first single, ‘First Met You,’ can be streamed below …
South Carolina-based technical death metal greats Nile will soon kick off a headline North American jaunt that will see them playing a mammoth set consisting of tracks spanning their entire discography, plus a handful of songs never performed live before. The run will feature support from three local bands in every market.
As previously announced, Nile will arrive at Stage 48 in Hell’s Kitchen, NYC on April 20th with Winter Nights, Imperial Crypt and Sunlord. Tickets are still available, but, and if you’re feeling lucky, you can sign up below for the chance to win 1 of two pairs of tickets we have to give away. Contest ends on Tuesday (4/15) at noon. You may enter once per day:
CONTEST HAS ENDED
ALSO, don’t forget that heavy rock/metal vets Stryper will invade Stage 48 this Saturday, April 12 (rescheduled from 1/4) with Headstone 118, Saviour and DJ Alex Kayne. Tickets are still available.
NOLA metal culprits Eyehategod have announced a lengthy U.S. headline tour for later this spring. The trek will see support from Ohio-based hardcore/punk/metal acts Ringworm and Enabler. The tour kicks off in Atlanta, GA on May 28th, the day after the North American release of EHG‘s new self-titled LP on Phil Anselmo‘s Housecore Records, and completes on June 22nd in Tampa, FL. New York stops on the journey include:
06/04/2014 – Binghamton, NY @ American Legion Post 80
06/06/2014 – Long Island, NY @ Even Flow
06/07/2014 – Brooklyn, NY @ Club Europa
06/09/2014 – Rochester, NY @ Bug Jar
Eyehategod teamed up with Noisey earlier this month for the premiere of the band’s new single ‘Robitussin and Rejection,’ which you can check out below along with a complete list of upcoming tour dates.
Enabler will be in NYC before the Europa gig for a show with Cop Problem and All Torn Up at The Grand Victory in Brooklyn on April 19 (tix are still available).
As previously discussed, California hard rockers Buckcherry are currently out on the road on a headlining stint alongside The Virginmarys, and will soon hook up with Georgia heavy metallers Fozzy for scattered dates next month; including a show at The Paramount in Huntington, NY on May 30 with Heaven’s Basement (tix are still available).
Buckcherry and Fozzy have just revealed that they will return to The Big Apple on May 13 for a show at Irving Plaza. Tickets go on sale to the general public starting tomorrow (4/11) at noon.
The NYC show is part of Fozzy‘s ‘Lights Go Out’ spring tour, which is in support of the band’s impending new single of the same name, due out April 29th. The new track is off of Fozzy‘s upcoming TBA studio album on Century Media.