Tampa, Florida post-hardcore act Underoath are currently on the road in the U.S. supporting Bring Me The Horizon on their “The American Nightmare Tour,” which also features Beartooth. The North American expedition was put into motion earlier this month, with dates scheduled to run through April. New York City hosted two sold-out showings at Hell’s Kitchen’s Terminal 5 on March 21 and March 22. Exclusive shots of Underoath from the latter show in NYC can now be viewed in this posting.
Following the ongoing trek with BMTH and as part of their “Rebirth Tour 2017,” Underoath will soon hook up with mewithoutYou for spring shenanigans in Europe and the UK, which will see Underoath delivering a full performance of their albums They’re Only Chasing Safety and Define The Great Line at every stop on the run (get full tour dates).
Underoath‘s latest full-length release, Ø (Disambiguation), came out in 2015 through Tooth & Nail. According to a 2016 interview with drummer / vocalist Aaron Gillespie, the band have not discussed plans for new material, instead they are wholly focused on touring the world.
You may remember, Underoath played a sold-out show at Time Square’s PlayStation Theater last April with post-rockers Caspian.
Photos and fan-filmed footage from NYC continue below…
Earlier this year, Cleveland, Ohio metalcore horde Affiance announced via a social media post plans to go on an indefinite hiatus as far as touring is concerned. The band have just revealed an official farewell tour for this spring with support from Sirens and Sailors and Convictions on select dates.
The five-week long outing launches in Buffalo, NY at The Studio at Waiting Room on April 20 with Sirens and Sailors [TIX], hitting additional New York markets: Poughkeepsie at The Loft on April 21 with Sirens and Sailors, Valatie Kills, Across the White Water Tower and Feed the Addiction [TIX], and Brooklyn at Saint Vitus on April 23 with Sirens and Sailors [TIX tba] before concluding in May.
Affiance‘s latest effort, an EP called Gaia, was released last year — check it out below, along with a complete list of farwell tour dates.
Billed as their “only NYC performance this year,” Brooklyn’s own metallers Candiria tackled Williamsburg’s Knitting Factory last Thursday, March 13, with support from Long Island’s Moon Tooth and newcomers Spotlights. Photographic coverage from the evening can now be viewed in this post.
In related news, Candiria, whose eighth studio album, While They Were Sleeping, dropped last year via Metal Blade Records, have been confirmed to take part in this year’s “Vans Warped Tour,” performing on the “Mutant North Stage” alongside bands such as The Acacia Strain, Being As An Ocean and Counterparts. The fest hits Long Island at Jones Beach on July 8 [TIX].
Meanwhile, Moon Tooth are currently in the studio writing their next record, the follow-up to their debut LP Chromaparagon. Stay tuned for more info.
As for Spotlights, the trio recently signed to Mike Patton‘s Ipecac Recordings for a full-length release this fall. The as-of-yet untitled full-length record is being produced by Aaron Harris (ISIS, Palms). Keep an eye out for additional news.
Pics from Brooklyn continue below. You can also snag a limited edition poster from the show, HERE.
Phoenix, Arizona hard rock outfit Eyes Set To Kill have just released a new single dubbed “Break,” which comes off the band’s upcoming new record on Century Media — listen to the new tracks via streaming services Spotify and iTunes. More info regarding the impending LP is to come (stay tuned).
To coincide with the release of “Break,” Eyes Set To Kill have announced their “Break Into Action” headlining tour for this spring, featuring support from Bad Seed Rising and The Nearly Deads. The tour kicks off mid-April and runs through May, with the following New York stops: Manhattan at The Studio at Webster Hall on April 20 [TIX on sale 3/29] and Buffalo at The Studio at Waiting Room on April 21 [TIX].
Speaking about the “Break Into Action” tour, Eyes Set To Kill lead vocalist Alexia Rodriguez posted the following:
We are excited to be playing some brand new jams on this tour in support of our album coming out later this year and are lucky to be heading out on tour with a lineup full of bands fronted by badass, talented women from the underground rock scene.
Additionally, Eyes Set To Kill have officially confirmed the addition of bassist Tiaday Ball (The World Over) and guitarist A.J Bartholomew to the fold.
New York-based science fiction-themed technical death metal crew Artificial Brain have released today a brand new track titled “Infrared Horizon” from their upcoming sophomore LP of the same name through Profound Lore Records (due 4/21 – pre-order). Metal Injection unleashed the new song, which features Trevor Strnad (The Black Dahlia Murder) and Paulo Paguntalan (Copremesis, Gath Šmânê). The new cut joins previously premiered single “Synthesized Instinct” — dig both new songs below.
Surrounding the release of Infrared Horizon, Artificial Brain will perform several shows, including gigs in New York: Long Island at Shaker’s Pub on April 23 with Pyrrhon [TIX at the door], and Ithaca at The Haunt on May 26 as part of “1Fest” [TIX].
Scroll down below for more dates (with more to be added soon).
St. Joseph, Missouri garage punk rock threesome Radkey have just announced fresh U.S. tour dates for this spring, which consist of headlining gigs, dates supporting Descendents and The Joy Formidable, and festival appearances including “Rock On The Range,” “Carolina Rebellion” and “Northern Invasion.”
A headliner in Brooklyn at Knitting Factory has been confirmed for May 9, with tickets on sale now, HERE. No support has been announced for the BK concert, but if that changes, we’ll update this post.
Regarding the impending trek, Radkey had the following to say:
We’ve been training ourselves for an intense year of touring, and we’re stoked to get a chance to bring our music to as many people as possible. We love to rock. And that’s all that we care about.
Radkey are touring in support of last year’s Delicious Rock Noise album on Another Century Records. Stream said new LP and peep all upcoming dates below.
New Jersey’s own post-hardcore heroes Thursday are confirmed to take part in this year’s “Northside Festival” in Brooklyn, which runs from June 8 – 11. Thursday will specifically perform at McCarren Park on Sunday, June 11 with PUP, The Hotelier and Jeff Rosenstock [free show! RSVP info TBA.RSVP IS OPEN!]. Other acts scheduled to perform at the BK fest include Dirty Projectors, Kamasi Washington and Miguel (get full info).
It has been revealed that German hard rock legends Scorpions and thrash metal giants Megadeth will be hooking up for a North American trek later this year titled the “Crazy World Tour.”
The run currently has 16 dates confirmed with more to be announced soon. A show in New York City at Madison Square Garden will go down on September 16, with ticket info TBA. The foray also hits nearby Reading, PA at Santander Arena on September 14.
Speaking of the upcoming run, which celebrates Scorpions‘ 1990 LP Crazy World, leadman Klaus Meine declared:
When our album Crazy World was released back in ’91, right at the end of the cold war, we toured around a world that was pretty crazy back then, but there was so much hope in the air for a more peaceful future. Now 26 years later, things are getting more crazy every other day. After all these years, ‘Crazy World’ is still a good motto for our upcoming world tour. We are very much looking forward to seeing all of you out there.
Megadeth are on the road supporting last year’s Dystopia record. The band recently won a Grammy in the “Best Metal Performance” category for the title-track from the new LP.
Check out all announced dates and stream some tunes after the break.
The official lineup for this year’s “Vans Warped Tour” has been set to stone. See below for the full list of bands (including CKY, New Years Day, Silverstein & more) scheduled to play the fest this year.
Scottish post-rock favorites Mogwai have just announced an extensive world tour for later this year, with a round of dates confirmed in North America.
The stateside concerts kick off in late November, with New York’s only stop on the journey set to go down in Manhattan at Terminal 5 on December 8 [TIX go on sale 3/24]. Check out all upcoming dates (with a teaser trailer) after the fold.
Just a few months ago, Mogwai performed their “Atomic” score from Mark Cousins‘ 2015 Documentary “Atomic, Living In Dread And Promise” at NYC’s Town Hall (check out pics and a review).
Mogwai are currently putting the final touches on their ninth album, with help from producer Dave Fridmann (The Flaming Lips, Weezer, Baroness). More details on the new LP, which follows 2014′s Rave Tapes (stream it after the dates), are to come (stay tuned).