Prog/art rockers Blackfield – featuring Porcupine Tree‘s Steven Wilson and Israeli rock singer Aviv Geffen – have announced a special show at New York City’s Best Buy Theater for May 1.
The concert will be Blackfield‘s only date in the USA, and will also mark Steven Wilson‘s final performance with the band. Porcupine Tree touring member John Wesley, whose new solo album Disconnect drops on April 1st, will also appear. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning 3/13 at 10am.
Blackfield‘s latest record, Blackfield IV, was released on August 26, 2013 via Kscope. Stream the album’s lead-off track ‘Pills’ and watch the official video for ‘Jupiter,’ below …
In support of their April 1st LP release on Universal Republic Records titled All You Can Eat, LA-based glam metallers Steel Panther will embark on a 21-city spring tour across North America.
The romp will see Steel Panther returning to New York City’s Irving Plaza on May 27. NYC tickets go on sale to the general public starting this Friday (3/14) at 10am. Check out a complete list of dates here.
The guys also recently let loose the official clip for their new song ‘The Burden of Being Wonderful.’ Check it out below …
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.