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MTLEY CRE: Audio Clip Of New Single Leaked

A 28-second low-quality clip of a new MTLEY CRE song, entitled "The Saints of Los Angeles", has been leaked and is currently making the rounds via the Internet. (IMPORTANT: **DO NOT** post links to the audio sample in the comments section or you will be banned!) The song is expected to be the first single ...

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Light from Above - BLACK TIDE

It is heartening to see America's budding metal musicians taking their creative cues from the ranks of traditional metal icons rather than the newer school populated by the likes of DISTURBED or CHEVELLE. That's not to say that the teenagers of BLACK TIDE are playing retro thrash or pure NWOBHM, but the influences are clearly ...

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MTLEY CRE's Management Dismisses 'False' Rumors, Offers More Info On Upcoming Announcement

Tenth Street Entertainment which represents MTLEY CRE has shot down as (at least partially) "blatantly false and completely unfounded" Internet rumors that CRE will headline a festival-type tour called "Cruefest", with support from several other artists from the Tenth Street management stable, including BUCKCHERRY, PAPA ROACH, SIXX: A.M. and DROWNING POOL. According to ...

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SKINDRED To Support GOGOL BORDELLO On 'Forces Of Victory' Tour

UK-based ragga-metal band SKINDRED will support internationally acclaimed gypsy-punk band GOGOL BORDELLO on the "Forces Of Victory Tour 2008". Set to kick off on March 1 in Philadelphia, "Forces Of Victory" will run until the end of April while traveling through North America, Europe and the United Kingdom. The dates are as follows: Mar. 01 ...

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SKINDRED Drops Off BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Tour

UK-based ragga-metal band SKINDRED has issued the following update; "Due to an accident whilst unloading equipment, SKINDRED have been forced to quit the European leg of BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE tour. We regret to add that Arya (drums) has sustained an injury to his wrist and head, and unfortunately he is unable to continue play ...

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FAIR TO MIDLAND: New Tour Dates Announced

Genre-bending Dallas progressive rock band FAIR TO MIDLAND has announced a nationwide headline tour starting in February that will hit major cities across the U.S., as well as two strings of tour dates as sole support for Serj Tankian around the U.S. and Canada. The tour kicks off on February 11 in Atlanta at the ...

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CHEVELLE Announces First Dates With FINGER ELEVEN

The Pulse of Radio reports that CHEVELLE has announced the first dates for its upcoming tour with Canadian act FINGER ELEVEN. The trek will kick off on February 19th in Flint, Michigan, with shows booked so far through mid-March. CHEVELLE has toured with FINGER ELEVEN before but drummer Sam Loeffler told The Pulse of Radio ...

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CHEVELLE Already Working On New Material

The Pulse of Radio reports: CHEVELLE plans to hit the road again as the Chicago trio continues to support its 2007 album, "Vena Sera". The band has been home since early December and drummer Sam Loeffler told The Pulse of Radio that they've started working on new material at frontman Pete Loeffler's house. "We have, ...

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SKINDRED To Support BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE In Europe

Following its current co-headlining stint on this year's "Great American Rampage" tour, UK-based ragga-metal band SKINDRED will support Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE on their European headlining tour in January/February. An initial tally of tour dates for the massive jaunt can be found here. SKINDRED's sophomore album, "Roots Rock Riot", sold 3,200 ...

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SKINDRED: 'Ratrace' Video Available

U.K.-based ragga-metal band SKINDRED has released the video for its new single, Ratrace. Watch it below. The song comes off SKINDRED's follow-up to the band's breakthrough debut, "Babylon", which has sold over 250,000 copies and featured the Top 10 hit single "Nobody" and its successful follow-up, "Pressure". Due on October 23 via Bieler Bros. Records, ...

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ANEW REVOLUTION To Enter Studio This Month

ANEW REVOLUTION, the Austin, Texas-based band featuring former members of SLAVES ON DOPE and UNLOCO, will enter The Hobby Shop studio in Los Angeles, California on October 22 with producer Mudrock (AVENGED SEVENFOLD, GODSMACK) to begin recording its new full-length CD, due in early 2008 via Koch Records. Songtitles set to appear on the album ...

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THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT: 'Imago' To Receive U.S. Release

Australia's THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT will release its second album, "Imago", in the United States on October 30 via Captiva Records. The U.S. version of "Imago" will include a bonus DVD containing videos for "Gone", "Reach", and "A Slow Descent" as well as live footage. Having soared to No. 2 on the ARIA charts and going ...

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SKINDRED: New Album Track Listing Revealed

The track listing for SKINDRED's highly anticipated new record, "Roots Rock Riot", has been revealed. Due on October 23 via Bieler Bros. Records, the CD is the follow-up to the band's breakthrough debut, "Babylon", which has sold over 250,000 copies and featured the Top 10 hit single "Nobody" and its successful follow-up, "Pressure". "Roots Rock ...

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CHEVELLE Shooting New Video In Secret

The Pulse of Radio (formerly Launch Radio Networks) reports: CHEVELLE recently released "I Get It" as the latest single from the band's fourth album, "Vena Sera", and if you're looking for a video for the song, there's one on the way. But drummer Sam Loeffler told The Pulse of Radio that he didn't want to ...

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CHEVELLE Adds To Fall Tour

The Pulse of Radio (formerly Launch Radio Networks) reports: CHEVELLE has added two months worth of dates to its fall tour schedule, which now extends well into November. CHEVELLE is touring in support of its fourth album, "Vena Sera", which came out this past spring. The Chicago trio took most of August off so that ...

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ANEW REVOLUTION Signs With KOCH RECORDS

ANEW REVOLUTION, the Austin, Texas-based band featuring former members of SLAVES ON DOPE and UNLOCO, has inked a worldwide deal with Koch Records. Scott Givens, Vice President of Metal for Koch Records, took notice of the quartet's talent, work ethic and grassroots approach. He states, "Having followed the band since their inception, I have watched ...

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SKINDRED: New Single Posted Online

Bieler Bros. Records and SKINDRED, in association with Reverbnation, have unveiled the exclusive global premiere of SKINDRED's new single, "Ratrace". SKINDRED fans have been waiting feverishly since the band's debut, "Babylon", for a chance to hear new material from the ragga-punk-metal originators. That long wait has come to an end. Fans worldwide are invited to ...

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CHEVELLE Announces New Tour Dates

Launch Radio Networks reports: CHEVELLE has announced a new set of tour dates for the late summer and early fall, beginning on August 25 in Graylake, Illinois. The trio has shows confirmed through September 16 in Dayton, Ohio. CHEVELLE is touring in support of its fourth album, "Vena Sera". Following its current jaunt in Australia, ...

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SKINDRED To Release 'Rock Roots Riot' In October

Welsh ragga-punk-metal outfit SKINDRED has set October 23 as the release date for its second album, entitled "Rock Roots Riot". The group plan to release the first single from the effort, "Rat Race", in the coming weeks, with a radio impact date to shortly follow. The recording of "Rock Roots Riot" was completed at Bieler ...

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ALTER BRIDGE: New Album Title, Release Date Announced

ALTER BRIDGE has set October 9 as the release date for the band's second album, called "Blackbird". The group, featuring three former members of CREED, signed a new deal with Universal Republic after leaving Wind-Up Records last year. The album's first single, "Rise Today", is scheduled to go for radio adds on July 31. ALTER ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Signs With UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC

The members of ALTER BRIDGE have announced they have signed an agreement to release their next album on Universal Republic Records. This brand new album is scheduled to be released this fall. "We're very excited about beginning this chapter in our lives and career," commented Grammy Award-winning songwriter and guitarist Mark Tremonti. "Universal Republic is ...

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CHEVELLE Slowly Recovering Stolen Gear

Launch Radio Networks reports: CHEVELLE has recovered a large amount of the equipment it lost when the band's trailer was stolen outside a hotel in Dallas last month, with the trio hoping to reclaim even more. Drummer Sam Loeffler filled Launch in on the positive turn of events. "We got about half of it back," ...

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EVANESCENCE: New Lineup Announced

Continuing the multi-platinum success of their sophomore album, "The Open Door", EVANESCENCE welcomes drummer Will Hunt and guitarist Troy McLawhorn — both from DARK NEW DAY — to the band this week. "I am a big fan of DARK NEW DAY and can't wait for the fans to see what the guys bring to our ...

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BIFFY CLYRO Signs With ROADRUNNER RECORDS

Roadrunner Records has announced the U.S. acquisition of Glasgow's latest rock sensation BIFFY CLYRO, a trio being heralded in some U.K. circles as "the new NIRVANA." "Puzzle" is the band's breakthrough new album, and is garnering massive attention in Britain. It was produced by GGGarth Richardson (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, MUDVAYNE, CHEVELLE, RED HOT CHILI ...

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CHEVELLE Restarting Tour Later This Week

Launch Radio Networks reports: CHEVELLE will restart its tour on Thursday (May 17) in Urbana, Illinois, a little over a week after the band's trailer, containing nearly all its concert gear, was stolen in Dallas on May 9. All of the shows that were postponed as a result of the theft will be rescheduled for ...

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CHEVELLE Gear Ripped Off

CHEVELLE has issued the following update via its MySpace page: "We regret to inform you that we are unable to perform our scheduled tour dates (until further notice) due to the entire trailer full of pretty much ALL our gear we own getting STOLEN TODAY (May 9) from the Clarion Dallas Park Central hotel at ...

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