Buzzcocks are currently cruising through the east coast of the U.S. on a handful of headline tour dates, which brought the punk rock legends to New York City at Irving Plaza last night (4/16) for a memorable evening alongside support acts Residuels and Otherworldly Things. The tour hits Asbury Park, NJ at The Stone Pony tonight (4/17) with Doug Gillard [tix] and in Baltimore, MD at the Baltimore Soundstage on Saturday (4/18) with Residuels and Expert Alterations [tix].
Buzzcocks are on the road in support of their ninth studio album, The Way, released last year on PledgeMusic. Scroll through below for more photos from the NYC show!
Being one of the hottest rock and metal bar/venue combinations in NYC, Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus gets a shit-ton of heavy shows on a regular basis. In an attempt to keep track of all the upcoming killer gigs, we’ve posted a detailed list of shows going down from April 17 through May 17, which includes the likes of Water Torture, US Christmas, The Meatmen, Morpheus Descends and more:
The initial leg of tour dates for the 2015 incarnation of the Metal Alliance Tour were announced a few weeks back, along with the official list of bands scheduled to dominate the stage this time around, counting the likes of Deicide, Entombed A.D., Hate Eternal, Black Crown Initiate, Lorna Shore and Svart Crown.
New dates are still being added to the trek, including a just confirmed stop in New York City at Gramercy Theatre set for June 18. NYC tickets go on sale to the public starting this Saturday (4/18) at noon.
All other dates confirmed thus far are posted below.
Alt rock giants Incubus and Deftones have announced today a co-headlining summer tour, launching mid-July in Clarkston, MI and cruising through a total 20 markets (with more tba) before coming to an end late-August in San Diego, CA. Death From Above 1979 and The Bots will provide support on all dates. A show in Wantagh, NY at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater has been set for August 5. LI tickets go on sale to the public next Friday (4/24) at noon.
Incubus, who recently signed to Island Records, will be hitting the road in support of their new 4-song EP entitled Trust Fall (Side A), due out on May 12. Meanwhile, Deftones are currently hard at work on their eighth studio album, the follow-up to 2012′s Koi No Yokan, slated for release later this year.
Detroit protopunk legends Death will be releasing their first full-length album of new music in 40 years dubbed N.E.W. next Tuesday (4/21) on Tryangle Records. VICE are currently offering an exclusive sneak-peak of the new effort, which you can listen to below.
The vets have also just confirmed a headline show in New York City at Irving Plaza on May 30, with support coming from Unlocking the Truth, Ache and ShitKill. Tickets go on sale to the general public starting Friday (4/17) at 10am. Music Geeks pre-sale tickets are on sale now (PW: musicgeeks). No other Death tour dates seem to be on the horizon, though that might change so stay tuned to DeathFromDetroit.com.
Brooklyn heavy metal militia Anaka, who we recently featured, have announced three special hometown headline shows for this spring and summer, with the first taking place in Queens at Blackthorn 51 this Saturday night (4/18) with support coming from Syka, Black Tooth Grin and others [tix at the door]. The second show goes down in lower Manhattan at Gramercy Theatre on June 27 with help from Brand of Julez, Tempest City, Unveiled and Proxima Control [tix on sale here], and the third happening in Tribeca at Santos Party House on August 15, with support (if any) tba [tix here].
The newly booked gigs come on the heels of the release of Anaka‘s latest studio offering, The Unwavering, featuring the single “The Father Time Trilogy,” which pays tribute to the late, great Ultimate Warrior of WWE fame. You can stream said track, and preview all 13 songs off of the new LP, below.
Makes sure to stick to Anaka.net for more dates and news.
New York City’s own thrash metal/crossover beasts Nuclear Assault, who are celebrating 30 years of brutality, will be unleashing a new extended play titled Pounder on June 1 via Sidipus Records, which will mark the band’s first EP since 1988′s Good Times, Bad Times, and their first studio recording since 2005′s Third World Genocide. Surrounding the release of the new effort, Nuclear Assault will be embarking on their previously announced “Final Assault 2015″ tour, which kicks off this upcoming weekend at New England Metal & Hardcore Festival and runs through late-summer with festival appearances and club shows scheduled in the USA, Europe and South America.
Nuclear Assault have also just announced a special headline show in Manhattan going down at Gramercy Theatre on September 12, their only confirmed area appearance. Support will come from NYC hardcore punk legends Murphy’s Law and New Jersey thrash metal unit Whiplash. Tickets go on sale to the public beginning this Friday (4/17) at 10am. Music Geeks pre-sale tickets (PW: musicgeeks) go on sale Wednesday (4/15) at 10am.
Nuclear Assault have also expressed plans to release a brand new studio LP sometime this year, full details TBA.
Check out the cover art for Pounder, plus an up-to-date list of upcoming Nuclear Assault dates, below…
The 2015 edition of the Decibel Magazine Tour, which featured performances from the mighty At The Gates, plus Converge, Pallbearer and Vallenfyre, came crashing down upon New York City this past Sunday night (4/12) at a completely sold-out Webster Hall for the final stop of the two-week-long rampage.
The show marked At The Gates‘ first gig in The Big Apple since their back-to-back sold-out concerts at Irving Plaza in 2008, and their first area show in support of their latest studio album, At War with Reality, the follow-up to their iconic 1995 masterpiece Slaughter of the Soul. Converge (supporting their latest LP All We Love We Leave Behind), Pallbearer (out pushing their newest effort Foundations of Burden) and Vallenfyre (promoting last year’s Splinters release) rounded out the bill. Following the Webster Hall show, Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus hosted a free end of tour after-party that featured a special set by Vallenfyre.
Dig fresh new pics of ATG and Converge live in Manhattan, below…
Florida hard rock titans Shinedown have revealed that they are currently hard at work in the studio putting the final touches on their upcoming fifth studio album (as-yet-untitled), which is slated to arrive later this year through Atlantic Records. The new LP is the follow-up to the band’s 2012 effort Amaryllis.
The rock icons have also announced that they’ll be hitting the road this summer for a major U.S. headline tour, their first in more than two years, with support coming from Texas alt metal quartet Nothing More. The trek will see Shinedown performing a set that includes classic hits, rare cuts and new songs from the upcoming full-length record. A concert in New York City at Beacon Theatre has been set for July 24, with tickets scheduled to be released to the general masses starting this Friday (4/17) at 10am.
Check out all other dates below with more to be announced soon…
The official lineup and tour dates for the 2015 edition of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival has been confirmed! This year’s incarnation, now in its eighth year, will feature performances from the likes of Slayer, King Diamond, HELLYEAH, The Devil Wears Prada, Whitechapel, Thy Art Is Murder, Jungle Rot, Sister Sin, Sworn In, Shattered Sun, Feed Her To The Sharks, Code Orange and Kissing Candice, spread across multiple stages.
Shenanigans kick off late-June in San Diego, CA and runs through early August with a final stop set in Dallas, TX. New York will host the journey once again at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater in Long Island on July 26, with tickets going on sale starting this Friday (4/17) at 10am. Scroll through below for a complete list of dates. Lineups in each city may vary, go to RockstarMayhemFest.com for full lineup details.
Speaking of Slayer, the speed metal kings will be in LI in a few months’ time for headline shows at The Paramount on June 16 and June 17. Tickets for night 1 and night 2 are still available.
Kind Diamond played his first show in NYC in eight years at Best Buy Theater last year, our coverage from that show can be found here.