New York City’s own hard rock outfit Mother have premiered today their new single ‘Ghost’, which comes off the band’s A New Life EP, due out March 18th. Listen to the track exclusively over at Horns Up Rocks. In addition, the group’s previously released lyric video for the song ‘Dying Day’ can be streamed below (thanks to Noisecreep).
In support of A New Life (peep the artwork after the jump), Mother will host a special record release show on March 14 at NYC’s Mercury Lounge with help from Tempest City, Midnight Mob, Race to Dawn and Kid Felix. Mother have also booked an appearance at Brooklyn’s Knitting Factory for April 5 alongside Killcode, Ten Ton Mojo and Long Gone Day. Tickets are on sale now.
Washington, D.C. instrumental progressive metal trio Animals As Leaders are currently embarked on a colossal North American headlining tour in support of their third studio album, The Joy of Motion, which is set to drop on March 25th via Sumerian Records. The trek is being supported by fellow label-mates After The Burial, a solo set by multi-instrumentalist Navene Koperweis (ex-Animosity, ex-Animals As Leaders) and San Diego’s Chon.
The on-going incursion raided a packed house at New York City’s Irving Plaza last night (3/2). As usual, we snagged some pics for your viewing pleasure, sans Chon, who we unfortunately missed. Check out the gallery below, followed by all remaining tour dates.
Black/death metallers Anagnorisis will soon embark on a nine-city U.S. jaunt that launches this Thursday (3/6) in the band’s hometown of Louisville, KY. The journey lands at Brooklyn’s The Acheron on March 10, where the band will perform their 100th live show with support from Syphilitic Lust and Mongrel. Tickets are on sale now.
Last year Anagnorisis self-released their second full-length album Beyond All Light. You can stream the new LP, check out the BK show flyer, and peep all upcoming dates below …
Norwegian death metal blasphemers Obliteration will invade American soil starting next month for their first U.S. headlining tour. The assault kicks off in Austin, TX at SXSW and runs through March 22 at The Acheron in Brooklyn with local support from Fantom Wariors, Fleshtemple and Iron Force. BK tickets are on sale now.
The trek is in support of Obliteration‘s latest LP on Indie Recordings, Black Death Horizon, which they unleashed in North America on November 12, 2013. Stream the new album in full, and check out a full list of tour dates below …
The ‘Revolver Hottest Chicks In Hard Rock Tour‘ has returned, and is currently ravaging North American cities as we speak. This year’s edition of the trek features appearances by Sick Puppies, Lacuna Coil, Eyes Set To Kill and Cilver. The 20-market trek invaded New York City’s Irving Plaza this past Monday (2/24), with special guest opener; NYC’s own alt hard rockers Charetta.
Check out pics from all bands that played below, followed by a list of remaining tour dates.
English punk rock legends Cockney Rejects have unfortunately cancelled their upcoming U.S. tour. The guys were supposed to headline New York City’s Irving Plaza on May 30, with direct support from Cro-Mags (as previously mentioned).
The NYC concert has not been cancelled, instead, UK hardcore punk vets Anti-Nowhere League will now headline the show. Aside from Cro-Mags, the gig will also see performances by Mephiskapheles, Night Birds, Up For Nothing and DJ The Guvnor. Tickets are still available.
Speaking of Cro-Mags, lead singer John Joseph will be a special guest speaker at the fourth annual ‘NYC Vegetarian Food Festival’ at Manhattan’s Metropolitan Pavilion this Saturday (3/1). Check out more info via the event’s official site.
Troy, Ohio metalcore unit Miss May I have released a new music video for their latest single ‘Gone,’ which comes off the group’s forthcoming album on Rise Records, Rise of the Lion. Check out the clip after the break.
In addition, Miss May I will headline a tour of the U.S. this spring, dubbed ‘Up Close and Personal,’ with support from For The Fallen Dreams on select dates. A show at New York City’s The Studio at Webster Hall has been set for May 3, with local support TBA. Tickets are on sale now. See more tour dates below …
It was announced last month that LA hard rock/metal legends Motley Crue will embark on one final worldwide tour later this year before the gang disband for good.
As previously noted, the final run, which will feature support from Alice Cooper, will land at various Tri-state area venues including Jones Beach and PNC Bank Arts Center.
It has been confirmed today that Motley Crue have added a New York City stop to their upcoming trek, which will go down on October 28 at Madison Square Garden. Fan Club ticket and VIP pre-sale starts tomorrow (2/26) at 10am. Public on sale begins Saturday (3/1) at 10am.
A complete list of tour dates with ticket info can be found here.
In support of their latest LP release on Sargent House titled Memorial, Chicago three piece instrumental rock/metal outfit Russian Circles are currently embarked on a massive U.S. headlining tour with direct support being provided by KEN mode, plus special guest openers Inter Arma and Helms Alee, who are appearing on separate legs of the tour.
The trek stormed a sold out Bowery Ballroom in Manhattan on Thursday night (2/20), while Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus hosted a second sold out showing on Saturday (2/22). Photos from the Bowery show can be viewed in this post. You can also check out a list of remaining tour dates and stream Memorial in full after the gallery.
Speaking of Inter Arma, the VA-based metallers will return to NYC on May 10 at Saint Vitus for a gig with Ulcerate and Car Bomb, as previously discussed. Tix are still available.
British alt rockers You Me at Six have announced that they will return to the states later this year for a U.S. headlining stint. The spring trek launches in two months in Cali at the Troubadour and runs through May 22 at NYC’s Irving Plaza. Tickets, including VIP meet-&-greet packages, go on sale to the public starting this Friday (2/28).
The tour is in support of You Me at Six‘s fourth album, Cavalier Youth, which was released on January 28, 2014 via Prospect Park. Check out the tour flyer with all dates below …