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The Sword Announces New Drummer and Tour

Friday, Oct 28, 2011

Austin based retro-metalers The Sword announce they have found a permanent drummer and they have announced the tour dates for the second leg of their tour with KYUSS Lives.

Their new drummer,“Jimmy” Vela III, is taking over the spot for their original drummer, Trivett Wingo. The band would like to give their thanks to Kevin Fender for covering until they found the right drummer for their band.
The tour is wrapping up in support of The Swords 3rd album, Warp Riders.

The band plans to keep writing so that they can release their 4th album in 2012.
Tour Dates:
8-Nov Stillwater, Ok Eskimo Joe's/"The Adult Swim Block Party"
15-Nov El Paso, TX Tricky Falls
16-Nov Tucson, AZ Club Congress
17-Nov San Diego, CA House of Blues
18-Nov Los Angeles, CA Wiltern Theatre
19-Nov San Francisco, CA The Regency Ballroom
21-Nov Portland, OR Roseland Theatre
22-Nov Seattle, WA Showbox SoDo
23-Nov Vancouver Commodore Ballroom
24-Nov Kamloops, BC Pogue Mahone Pub
25-Nov Fernie, BC The Northern
26- Nov Calgary Flames Central
27- Nov Edmonton Edmonton Event Center
29- Nov Winnipeg The Garrick Centre
30- Nov Minneapolis First Avenue
1- Dec Milwaukee, WI Turner Hall Ballroom
2- Dec Chicago, IL Vic Theatre
3- Dec Pontiac, MI The Crofoot
5- Dec Greensburg, PA The Palace Theatre
6- Dec Buffalo, NY The Town
7- Dec Baltimore, MD Rams Head Live
8- Dec New Haven, CT Toad's Place
9- Dec Huntington, NY Paramount
10- Dec Montrclair, NJ The Wellmont Theater

As I Lay Dying Celebrates Their 10th With Tour

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2011

As I Lay Dying, Grammy®-nominated metal group, is getting ready for their upcoming tour celebrating their 10th anniversary. Heading out on “A Decade of Destruction Tour” in support of their newest album, Decas, special guests on this tour include Of Mice And Men, The Ghost Inside, iwrestledabearonce, and Sylosis.

A Decade of Destruction Tour Dates:
Nov 30 The Paramount Theater New York, NY
Dec 01 Trocadero Theatre Philadelphia, PA
Dec 02 Starland Ballroom Sayreville, NJ
Dec 03 Palladium Worcester, MA
Dec 04 9:30 Club Washington, DC
Dec 05 Rocketown Nashville, TN
Dec 06 House of Blues Chicago, IL
Dec 07 First Avenue Minneapolis, MN

Dec 08 Beaumont Kansas City, MO
Dec 09 The Door Dallas, TX
Dec 10 Backstage Live San Antonio, TX
Dec 11 Lonestar Center Lubbock, TX
Dec 13 Sunshine Theater Albuquerque, NM
Dec 14 Venue of Scotsdale Phoenix, AZ
Dec 15 House of Blues Las Vegas, NV
Dec 16 Soma San Diego, CA

Shonen Knife launches North American tour this month

Tuesday, Oct 11, 2011

Infamous Japanese girl-punk popsters Shonen Knife are celebrating their 30th anniversary with a North American tour starting in Toronto this month. The tour will be featuring fan favorites as well as songs from the recently released Osaka Ramones, the girls tribute CD to the Ramones, with a special guest appearance in Brooklyn by C.J. Ramone.

10.20.2011 Horseshoe Tavern Toronto, ON CAN
10.21.2011 II Motore Montreal, ON CAN
10.22.2011 Public Assembly Brooklyn, NY
10.23.2011 Sewell, NJ Gloucester County College (open to public)
10.24.2011 Otto Bar Baltimore, MD
10.25.2011 The Pinhook Durham, NC
10.26.2011 Masquerade Atlanta, GA
10.27.2011 Alabama Music Box Mobile, AL
10.28.2011 Stereo Live Houston, TX
10.29.2011 Red 7 Austin, TX
11.01.2011 The Echo Los Angeles, CA
11.02.2011 Casbah San Diego, CA
11.03.2011 Alex's Bar Long Beach, CA
11.04.2011 Bottom of the Hill San Francisco, CA
11.05.2011 Dante’s Portland, OR
11.07.2011 Biltmore Cabaret Vancouver, BC CAN
11.08.2011 Tractor Tavern Seattle, WA
11.11.2011 First Avenue & 7th St Entry Minneapolis, MN
11.12.2011 Empty Bottle Chicago, IL
11.13.2011 The Strutt Kalamazoo, MI
11.14.2011 Radio, Radio Indianapolis, IN
11.16.2011 Mayday Cincinnati, OH
11.17.2011 31st St Pub Pittsburgh, PA
11.18.2011 The Bellhouse Brooklyn, NY *
11.19.2011 Mohawk Place Buffalo, NY
11.20.2011 Valentine's Albany, NY
*special guest appearance: CJ Ramone

Pianos Become Teeth Tour This Fall

Monday, Oct 03, 2011

Baltimore's Pianos Become The Teeth, will release their newest album, The Lack Long After, on November 1st on Boston indie label Topshelf Records and are launching a fall tour in support with Touché Amoré and Seahaven. The band combines hardcore melodies with screamo lyrics and post rock harmonies and their new disc is said to "breathe new life into a once decaying scene."

10/31: Pembroke Pines, FL @ The Talent Farm w/ Circle Takes The Square, Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
11/01: Orlando, FL @ The Haven w/ Circle Takes The Square, Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
11/02: Birmingham, AL @ The Firehouse w/ Circle Takes The Square, Pianos Become The Teeth, City Of Ships
11/03: New Orleans, LA @ Dragon’s Den w/ Pianos Become The Teeth
11/05: Austin, TX @ Auditorium Shores Fun Fun Fun Festival
11/05: Austin, TX @ Fun Fun Fun Fest w/ Slayer, The Damned, Danzig, N.A., Doomriders
11/07: Dallas, TX @ Sons Of Herman Hall w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
11/08: Oklahoma, OK @ Conservatory w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
11/09: Albuquerque, NM @ Gasworks w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
11/10: Tempe, AZ @ The Secret Garden w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
11/13: Los Angels, CA @ The Echo Plex w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
11/14: San Francisco, CA @ Sub-Mission Art Space w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
11/16: Portland, OR @ Branx w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
11/17: Seattle, WA @ Vera Project w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
11/18: Boise, ID @ Jabber Mouth w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
11/19: Ogden, UT @ The Basement (UT) w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
11/20: Denver, CO @ Blast-O-Mat w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
11/22: Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
11/23: Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
11/25: Cleveland, OH @ Now That’s Class w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
11/26: Pittsburgh, PA @ Smiling Moose (Upstairs) w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
11/27: Detroit, MI @ Small’s w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
11/28: Toronto, ON @ The Garrison w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
11/29: Montreal, QC @ Underworld w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
11/30: Cambridge, MA @ The Middle East Upstairs w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
12/01: New York, NY @ Santo’s Party Haus w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
12/02: Purchase, NY @ Purchase Collage w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
12/03: Philadelphia, PA @ Broad Street Ministry w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
12/04: Washington, DC @ Red Palace w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
12/05: Charlotte, NC @ Casbah @ Tremont Music Hall w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
12/06: Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
12/07: Wilmington, NC @ Soapbox Laundro-Lounge w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
12/08: Nashville, TN @ Rocketown w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
12/09: Memphis, TN @ Escape Alley Sundry w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
12/10: St. Louis, MO @ Fubar w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven
12/11: Lawrence, KS @ jackpot Music Hall w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Seahaven

Testament Tours In Support of Newest Album

Thursday, Sep 22, 2011

Old school trash band Testament have announced that they will be offering VIP/Meet & Greet Packs on their new co-headlining tour with Anthrax with additional support from Death Angel.

Over the past three years the band has been touring, including shows with Slayer, and Anthrax, in support of their 2008 award winning album The Formation of Damnation but Testament has recorded Dark Roots of Earth, the long awaited follow up and is playing cuts on this tour from their latest release.

TESTAMENT w/ Anthrax & Death Angel:
10/11 Grand Rapids, MI @ The Orbit Room
10/15 Chicago, IL @ Congress Theater
10/16 Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
10/18 Wichita, KS @ The Cotillion
10/19 Denver, CO @ The Summit Music Hall
10/21 Las Vegas @ LVCS – No Anthrax
10/22 Los Angeles, CA @ Nokia Theater
10/23 San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield
10/24 San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
10/26 Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater
10/28 Dallas, TX @ South Side Music Hall
10/29 Austin, TX @ Emo’s East
10/30 Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
11/1 Lake Buena Vista, FL @ House of Blues
11/2 Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution
11/4 Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues
11/5 Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore
11/6 Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore
11/8 Clifton Park, NY @ Northern Lights
11/10 Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
11/11 Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
11/12 Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom NEW
11/13 Huntington, NY @ The Paramount
11/15 Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom11/17 Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
11/18 Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues * NEW
11/19 Milwaukee, WI @ Rave Ballroom

Thrust Management Tour Starts September 21st

Monday, Sep 19, 2011

The Thrust Management Tour starts September 21st and features Everyone Dies In Utah, A Faylene Sky, Serianna, and Through Arteries. The tour will end November 14th.

Everyone Dies In Utah is a band that believes in positive hardcore/electronica melodies. They are 6 members from Temple, Texas.

A Faylene Sky started out in Providence, Rhode Island. With six members, the band creates post-hardcore music with a variety of emotions.

Serianna is a metal-core band which started in late 2006. They have been taking every opportunity they are offered to share their uplifting lyrics.

Through Arteries is a band from San Antonio, Texas that grows from their electronica based pop/hardcore music. They will be releasing their first music video sometime this year.
Dates and Cities:

9/21/2011 Steger, IL
9/22/2011 Custer, MI
9/23/2011 Southgate, MI
9/24/2011 Jackson, MI
9/25/2011 Newark, OH
9/27/2011 Rochester, NY
9/28/2011 Albany, NY
9/29/2011 Manchester, NH
9/30/2011 Wareham, MA
10/1/2011 Providence, RI
10/2/2011 Freehold, NJ
10/3/2011 Amityville, NY
10/4/2011 Ozone Park, NY
10/5/2011 Philadelphia, PA
10/6/2011 Baltimore, MD
10/7/2011 Virginia Beach, VA
10/8/2011 Raleigh, NC
10/10/2011 Marietta, GA
10/11/2011 Jacksonville, FL
10/12/2011 Orlando, FL
10/13/2011 Jensen Beach, FL
10/14/2011 Pembroke Pines, FL
10/15/2011 Fort Myers, FL
10/16/2011 Tallahassee, FL
10/17/2011 Baton Rouge, LA
10/18/2011 Little Rock, AR
10/19/2011 Houston, TX
10/21/2011 McAllen, TX
10/22/2011 Austin, TX
10/23/2011 San Antonio, TX
10/24/2011 Roswell, NM
10/25/2011 El Paso, TX
10/26/2011 Mesa, AZ
10/27/2011 Murrieta, CA
10/28/2011 San Diego, CA
10/29/2011 Fullerton, CA
10/30/2011 Los Angeles, CA
10/31/2011 Fresno, CA
11/1/2011 Stockton, CA
11/2/2011 Eureka, CA
11/3/2011 Portland, OR
11/4/2011 Tacoma, WA
11/5/2011 Spokane, WA
11/6/2011 Boise, ID
11/7/2011 Salt Lake City, UT
11/9/2011 Denver, CO
11/10/2011 Wichita, KS
11/11/2011 Omaha, NE
11/12/2011 Des Moines, IA
11/13/2011 St Paul, MN
11/14/2011 Madison, WI

Five Finger Death Punch "Share the Welt Tour"

Sunday, Sep 18, 2011

Five Finger Death Punch had already announced their Share the Welt Tour in support of their newest album, American Capitalist. Bands heading out on the tour with 5FDP are All That Remains, Hatebreed, and Rev Theory.

10/16 San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield
10/17 Medford, OR @ Medford Armory
10/19 Magna, UT @ The Great Salt Air
10/22 Broomfield, CO @ 1st Bank Center
10/24 Missoula, MT @ Adams Center
10/25 Boise, ID @ Taco Bell Arena
10/26 Reno, NV @ Knitting Factory
10/28 El Paso, TX @ Speaking Rock *FREE SHOW
10/29 San Antonio, TX @ Sunken Garden
10/31 St. Charles, MO @ Family Arena
11/01 Little Rock, AR @ Clear Channel Metroplex
11/02 Oklahoma City, OK @ Diamond Ballroom
11/04 Milwaukee, WI @ Eagles Ballroom
11/05 Grand Rapids, MI @ Delta Plex Arena Conf Center
11/06 Indianapolis, IN @ Egyptian Room/ Old National
11/08 Houston, TX @ House of Blues
11/09 Corpus Christi, TX @ The Pavilion at Concrete Street
11/11 Lubbock, TX @ Lonestar Pavilion
11/12 Dallas, TX @ The Palladium Ballroom
11/14 Atlanta, GA @ The Tabernacle
11/15 Greensboro, NC @ Greensboro Coliseum Complex
11/16 Greenville, SC @ Bi-Lo Center - Pepsi Pavilion
11/18 St. Petersburg, FL @ Jannus Live!
11/19 Orlando, FL @ Hard Rock Live
11/21 Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live
11/22 Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
11/23 New York, NY @ Best Buy Theater
11/25 Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
11/26 Wilkes-Barre, PA @ Mohegan Sun Arena
11/27 Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
11/29 Niagara Falls, NY @ Rapids Theater
11/30 Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
12/02 Wallingford, CT @ The Oakdale Theater
12/03 Lewiston, ME @ The Colisee
12/04 Montreal, QC @ Metropolis
12/06 Toronto, ON @ Sound Academy
12/13 Fargo, ND @ The Venue
12/14 St. Paul, MN @ Myth


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