COLD KINGDOM Release Official Music Video for “A New Disaster”

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Minneapolis, MN Hard Rock Band COLD KINGDOM has released the official music video for “A New Disaster,” the debut single off of their upcoming LP, due out May 24th, 2019.

“The process we went through to create this album really pushed us to find the things we needed to address and talk about in these songs, because we didn’t have a lot of time to waste. It ended up becoming the most adventurous thing we’ve ever done as a band. Every song comes from a very real and genuine place, and as a result we have a record that we’re extremely proud of and excited to be playing live throughout 2019.” – Cold Kingdom

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Born of Minneapolis in 2014, Cold Kingdom is a full-out, juggernaut hard rock band that dispenses a lethal combination of fury and sentiment, delivering emotional lyrics wrapped in an unbreakable hard rock casing.

Cold Kingdom brings an unfailing drive to play energy-filled shows every time they walk on stage, a quality that gets ever-rarer in today’s arena. In their years of performing live they’ve had the experience of touring the west coast in support of Shinedown and opening for acts such as Chevelle, Papa Roach, Buckcherry, Saving Abel, Puddle of Mudd, and Nonpoint, as well as contributing to some of the Midwest’s largest music festivals, including Northern Invasion, RockFest, Summerfest, Moondance Jam, and Halfway Jam. Their first released album, The Moon and the Fool, brought their musical dreams roaring to life, with the singles “Crash Poet,” “Let it Burn,” and “Surrender” quickly becoming fan favorites. Their eponymous EP, produced by Shinedown’s Eric Bass, further pushed their rock to an even greater creative edge with songs like “The Break” and “Perfect Chambers”. Their long-awaited full length album release for 2019 represents a creative outpouring for the band, with “A New Disaster” leading the charge.

More than just a band, this close-knit family is always looking forward to new challenges, new venues, and new fans, because that’s what it’s all about to Cold Kingdom: the fans. The Midwest is their home, but they’re excited to grow and make new friends all around the country, bringing their distinctive sound to all corners, both domestically and beyond. Cold Kingdom is also forever thankful to the friends, family, fans, bands and companies that so significantly contribute to their success.

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JOYOUS WOLF Release New Singles, “Quiet Heart” and “Place In Time”

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Southern California based Rock band JOYOUS WOLF has released the first two singles off of their upcoming EP, Place in Time, “Quiet Heart” and “Place In Time,” which is due out 4/19 via Roadrunner Records.

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VERIZON WIRELESS has also launched a new ad campaign featuring guitarist Blake Allard and his father, which can be viewed online HERE.

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Catch Joyous Wolf LIVE with Buckcherry on the WAR PAINT Tour: 03/30 @ Wally’s – Hampton Beach, NH 03/31 @ The Chance – Poughkeepsie, NY 04/02 @ Boathouse – Newport News, VA 04/04 @ Arizona Bike Week – Westworld of Scottsdale – Scottsdale, AZ 04/07 @ Tarheel – Jacksonville, NC 04/09 @ The Loft – Atlanta, GA 04/11 @ Firmament – Greenville, SC 04/12 @ Cotton Eyed Joe – Knoxville, TN 04/13 @ Fergs Live – Tampa, FL 04/14 @ Surfer Bar – Jacksonville, FL 04/16 @ Vinyl – Pensacola. FL 04/17 @ Culture Room – Ft Lauderdale, FL 04/19 @ Graceland Soundstage – Memphis, TN 04/20 @ Warehouse Live – Houston, TX 04/23 @ The Complex – Springfield, MO 04/24 @ The Eclectic Room – Angola, IN 04/26 @ Temple Live – Ft. Smith, AR 04/28 @ Lava Cantina – Colony, TX 04/30 @ Studio – Colorado Springs, CO 05/01 @ Harry’s Hideaway – Denver, CO 05/03 @ The Royal Bar – Salt Lake City, UT 05/04 @ Brooklyn Bowl – Las Vegas, NV 05/05 @ Canyon Club – Montclair, CA

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Joyous Wolf is a Rock band from Southern California formed in 2014 by vocalist Nick Reese, guitarist Blake Allard, bassist Greg Braccio, and drummer Robert Sodaro. Reese and Sodaro met on their first day of 6th grade during student orientation. They went to different high schools where Sodaro would go on to befriend Braccio. During that time Reese, by chance, met Allard in the acoustic room at Guitar Center where they would jam CCR’s “Born on the Bayou”. There was an immediate dynamic between the two that ultimately led to an exchange of information. Months later Reese reached out to both Sodaro and Allard with the interest of starting a new project with them. Braccio would soon follow suit.

In the waning months of 2014 early jam sessions would yield the foundation of what Joyous Wolf has become. Fusing together influences ranging from Heavy Metal to Delta Blues, Joyous Wolf creates an expressive, high-energy fingerprint that separates themselves from their contemporaries in the realm of Modern Rock.

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ANOTHER DAY DAWNS Release Official Music Video for “Psycho”

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Lehighton, PA Hard Alternative Rock Band ANOTHER DAY DAWNS has released the official music video for “Psycho,” off of their upcoming EP, A Different Life.

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“As an unsigned band with this being our first video, we are glad we waited till now and did it right. It’s our hope this video coupled with our song writing will put us up top with the higher end bands that we all aspire to be like.” – Dakota Sean

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Track List: 1. Rage 2. Psycho 3. All of Me 4. The Broken

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Another Day Dawns is a high-energy hard rock band that was established in 2010 by drummer Nick McGeehan and guitarist Tyler Ritter of Lehighton, Pennsylvania. Initially performing classic rock covers, the addition of front-man Dakota Sean ignited their evolution into a full-on original act. Writing music at a breakneck pace, the trio quickly generated buzz across the northeast Pennsylvania region. Another Day Dawns earned opening slots for Fuel, Avatar, Sammy Hagar, Godsmack, Puddle of Mudd, Bad Flower, Trapt, Breaking Ben, 5 Finger Deathpunch, Daughtry, and BuckCherry. They band also accompanied former lead singer of Hinder, Austin John Winkler in his 2017 tour. As one of five finalists in the national NeXt2rock competition, Another Day Dawns took the opportunity to play the legendary Viper Room in LA.

Inspiration flooded in the spring of 2017 as Livi Dillon topped off the band’s lineup as their new bassist, and Another Day Dawns was signed to M7 Booking Agency in April of the same year. The band has been writing non-stop ever since, formulating their next masterpiece to share with fans. Although in a creative mindset, Another Day Dawns continues to play shows every week all along Northeast America, including some of their favorite gigs at the Sands Event Center in Bethlehem, PA, PennsPeak in Jim Thorpe, PA, Musikfest Main Stage in Bethlehem, PA, Sherman Theatre in Stroudsburg, PA, Montage Mountain in Scranton, PA, and Wally’s in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire.

Through years of extensive show bookings, the band has cultivated a strong and loyal fan base with hundreds of audience members per show, and 10K followers on social media.

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JOYOUS WOLF to Join BUCKCHERRY on WARPAINT TOUR!

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Southern California based Rock band JOYOUS WOLF has announced that they will be joining BUCKCHERRY on their upcoming WARPAINT TOUR. Launching March 6th in Sacramento, CA, the tour winds throughout the United States, finishing up May 5th in Montclair, CA.

“We are excited to support Buckcherry and look forward to tearing it up on stage with them this spring!” – Joyous Wolf

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War Paint Tour Dates: 03/06 @ Ace of Spades – Sacramento, CA 03/08 @ Hard Rock Casino – Vancouver BC 03/10 @ Century Casino – Edmonton ALB 03/11 @ Palace Theatre – Calgary ALB 03/13 @ Burton Cummings Theater – Winnipeg, MN 03/15 @ Brickhouse – La Crosse, WI 03/16 @ Effingham Performance Center – Effingham, IL 03/17 @ Diesel – Chesterfield, MI 03/19 @ The Intersection – Grand Rapids, MI 03/20 @ Oddbodies – Dayton, OH 03/22 @ Dirty Nellies – Palatine, IL 03/23 @ Manchester Music Hall – Lexington, KY 03/24 @ Jergel’s – Pittsburgh, PA 03/26 @ Toby Keith’s – Foxboro, MA 03/28 @ Penns Peak – Jim Thorpe, PA 03/29 @ Irving Plaza – New York, NY 03/30 @ Wally’s – Hampton Beach, NH 03/31 @ The Chance – Poughkeepsie, NY 04/02 @ Boathouse – Newport News, VA 04/04 @ Arizona Bike Week – Westworld of Scottsdale – Scottsdale, AZ 04/07 @ Tarheel – Jacksonville, NC 04/09 @ The Loft – Atlanta, GA 04/11 @ Firmament – Greenville, SC 04/12 @ Cotton Eyed Joe – Knoxville, TN 04/13 @ Fergs Live – Tampa, FL 04/14 @ Surfer Bar – Jacksonville, FL 04/16 @ Vinyl – Pensacola. FL 04/17 @ Culture Room – Ft Lauderdale, FL 04/19 @ Graceland Soundstage – Memphis, TN 04/20 @ Warehouse Live – Houston, TX 04/23 @ The Complex – Springfield, MO 04/24 @ The Eclectic Room – Angola, IN 04/26 @ Temple Live – Ft. Smith, AR 04/28 @ Lava Cantina – Colony, TX 04/30 @ Studio – Colorado Springs, CO 05/01 @ Harry’s Hideaway – Denver, CO 05/03 @ The Royal Bar – Salt Lake City, UT 05/04 @ Brooklyn Bowl – Las Vegas, NV 05/05 @ Canyon Club – Montclair, CA

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Buckcherry announces leg one of their Warpaint North American tour today. The tour begins in Sacramento on March 6th to coincide with the March 8th worldwide release of their new full-length album Warpaint. Leg one will cover markets in the U.S as well as Western Canada. Support on leg one will be provided by Roadrunner Records’ artist Joyous Wolf. Leg two will run from the end of May through September. VIP experiences will be available for all shows and can be purchased at Buckcherryvip.com.

“After spending all fall recording our new album Warpaint, we are excited to play these new songs along with all of the Buckcherry favorites on the road throughout all of 2019,” states Buckcherry frontman Josh Todd.

Dates for leg one are below. For more information on the band’s upcoming tour dates, fans can visit Buckcherry’s website.

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Joyous Wolf is a Rock band from Southern California formed in 2014 by vocalist Nick Reese, guitarist Blake Allard, bassist Greg Braccio, and drummer Robert Sodaro. Reese and Sodaro met on their first day of 6th grade during student orientation. They went to different high schools where Sodaro would go on to befriend Braccio. During that time Reese, by chance, met Allard in the acoustic room at Guitar Center where they would jam CCR’s “Born on the Bayou”. There was an immediate dynamic between the two that ultimately led to an exchange of information. Months later Reese reached out to both Sodaro and Allard with the interest of starting a new project with them. Braccio would soon follow suit.

In the waning months of 2014 early jam sessions would yield the foundation of what Joyous Wolf has become. Fusing together influences ranging from Heavy Metal to Delta Blues, Joyous Wolf creates an expressive, high-energy fingerprint that separates themselves from their contemporaries in the realm of Modern Rock.

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STATE OF MINE Release Official Music Video for Newest Single, “What Hurts the Most”

Michigan based hardcore rock band STATE OF MINE has released the Official Music Video for “What Hurts the Most,” which was produced and directed by Drake Whelton at White Knuckle Films.

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“A couple loses everything when they can’t stop cheating and drinking. Torn apart but full of regret, and we are the choir to her inner thoughts. Our video is the illustration of her reflection on their relationship.” – State Of Mine

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Established in 2010, State Of Mine is made up of five life long friends who hail from the small town of Laingsburg, Michigan. Comprising this band of diehard metal heads are vocalist-Steve, lead guitar-Shawn, rhythm guitar-Matt, bass-Corey and drummer-Mike. While we are a bonfire sitting, horsepower loving, and concert going crew, we are most at home on the stage. Its where everyone and anyone is welcome.
Our roots are from every aspect of music, ranging from Pantera, Slipknot, to Journey and even Motown’s finest jams…. we are Michigan boys after all!

It’s been a crazy few years for us, from going from 1,000 fans to over 57,000 in just over a year, to playing alongside bands like Adelitas Way, Buckcherry, Deadset Society, Soil,Bobaflex, Saving Abel, Zach Meyers of Shinedown, Saliva, PowerMan 5000, Three Years Hollow, Otherwise and many more. Playing shows in Indiana, Ohio, Las Vegas and countless shows in Michigan. With the help of B.J. Perry of Wall of Sound (I prevail’s producer) we released our first EP (St8 of Mine) in April of 2015 and our most recent sophomore EP Devil in Disguise was released September 2016. Our music had graced iTunes top 200 almost daily, receiving tens of thousands of streams daily and over 40 million views on YouTube. Gaining more and more recognition every day.

Our goal is to spread our music to be the sound track of our fans!

We are State Of Mine!

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BRAND OF JULEZ Release Official Live Video for “Falling Up”

New York based Heavy Rock Band BRAND OF JULEZ has released an official live video for the single “Falling Up.” . Filmed at Phase 2 in Lynchburg, Virginia, “Falling Up” is off of their July 13th debut, released LP, FORWARD.

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Brand Of Julez will also be joining ORGY, MOTOGRATOR, and THE CROWNED on the BRING YOUR ARMY TOUR. Launching August 17th in Salt Lake City, UT, the tour winds through the US and winds down September 29th in San Diego, CA.

“There is no greater thrill for us than touring. Bringing our music night after night to folks and connecting with them is what drives us. If home is where your heart is, then every stage we have the pleasure of being on each night, is home to us. Then sharing those stages with kick ass bands like Orgy and Motograter makes life on the road an even greater experience.” ~ Julez

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BRING YOUR ARMY TOUR Dates:
08/17 @ Liquid Joes – Salt Lake City, UT
08/18 @ Moxi Theater – Greeley, CO
08/20 @ Paper Tiger – San Antonio, TX
08/21 @ Diamond Ballroom – Oklahoma City, OK
08/22 @ Trees Dallas – Dallas, TX
08/23 @ Scout Bar – Houston, TX
08/24 @ 3Ten ACL Live – Austin, TX
08/25 @ Ethos Live – Laredo, TX
08/26 @ State Farm Arena – Hidalgo, TX *
08/28 @ Southport Hall Live Music & Party Hall – New Orleans, LA
08/30 @ The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
08/31 @ West End Trading CO – Sanford, FL
09/01 @ Brass Mug – Tampa, FL
09/03 @ Blue Ridge Rock Fest – Concord, VA
09/04 @ The Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY
09/06 @ The Stanhope House – Stanhope, NJ
09/07 @ Fete Music Hall – Providence, RI
09/08 @ Revolution Bar & Music Hall – Amityville, NY
09/09 @ One Centre Square – Easton, PA
09/10 @ Jergel’s – Warrendale, PA
09/11 @ Bogart’s – Cincinnati, OH
09/12 @ The Forge – Joliet, IL
09/13 @ The Room – Highland, IN
09/14 @ RocHaus – West Dundee, IL
09/15 @ Diesel Lounge – Chesterfield, MI
09/17 @ Bourbon Saloon – Omaha, NE
09/18 @ The Oriental Theater – Denver, CO
09/19 @ Black Sheep – Colorado Springs, CO
09/21 @ House of Blues Anaheim – Anaheim, CA
09/22 @ BLK Live – Scottsdale, AZ
09/23 @ Club 1720 – Los Angeles, CA
09/25 @ Club Sur Rocks – Seattle, WA
09/26 @ Bossanova Ballroom – Portland, OR *
09/28 @ Beauty Bar Las Vegas – Las Vegas, NV
09/29 @ Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA

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When you think of the South Bronx, you don’t think of modern, melodic rock anthems, passionately aggressive vocals, heavy guitars, ripping solos, driving bass lines or pounding drums fills. However, that is exactly what Brand of Julez delivers night after night.

Brand of Julez was formed by brothers Julez Zamora (vocals/guitars) and Brandon Zamora (bass/backing vocals) in 2011 at the ripe old age of 16 and 13, Brand of Julez have climbed their way up the NYC ranks with a passion and fury that cannot be denied.

With the release of their debut EP in September 2012, Brand of Julez have relentlessly worked to bring their brand of heavy rock to the masses with incendiary performances at legendary venues like Webster Hall (The StudioThe Marlin Room, & The Grand Ballroom), The Gramercy TheaterThe Bowery BallroomMercury LoungeIrving Plaza and Starland Ballroom. Their powerful performances have brought them to share the stage with national recording artists like BuckcherryAce FrehleyPop EvilRed Sun RisingLynch MobGemini SyndromeKyngSons of TexasCrobotDrowning PoolAdrenaline ModWaylandBurn HaloOrianthiAlice CooperStitched Up HeartCycle of Pain, and Full Devil Jacket.

In 2016, Brand of Julez began working on recording new tracks. Working with the engineering talents of Joey Z (guitarist for Life of Agony), the mixing magic of Mike Ferretti at Architekt Music (Sevendust) and mastering perfection of Andy Van Dette at Engine Room Audio (SevendustMuseRush) led Brand of Julez to their self produce debut album FORWARD, which was officially released in June 2018.

With the addition of New Jersey’s Nick Kashmanian (lead guitar/backing vocals) and Frankie D’Esposito (drums) from Long Island, the BOJ family is complete and ready to take aim at the national spotlight. Recent US tours with OtepDoll SkinBobaflexPuddle of Mudd, and Texas Hippie Coalitionhave taken Brand of Julez around the country several times. A 35 date US tour in August/September of 2018 with Orgy and Motograter as well the release of a new single, will lead Brand of Julez back into the studio for their next musical offering.

Brand of Julez are ready to deliver their heavy rage of rock that will have you banging your head, with your horns raised and leave you with songs that you’ll be singing long after the show has ended.

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LOUDWIRE’S GEN X SUMMER TOUR PARTNERS WITH ANRGIRL POWERED BY vVENTS MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT FOR EXCLUSIVE LIVE STREAM PAY PER VIEW OF JULY 3RD MIRAMAR, FLORIDA SHOW

 The Loudwire Gen X Summer Tour, which features BuckcherryPODLit, and Alien Ant Farm, have partnered with events company, Anrgirl Powered by vVents Music Entertainment, to broadcast the July 3rd show in Miramar, Florida as an exclusive live stream pay per view event. The show will feature an HD quality interactive live stream featuring full performances from all four bands. Admission will also include backstage hangouts and a Crazy Bitch Contest. Fans worldwide will be able to purchase tickets for the pay per view event. Get your tix in advance to get in on the pre-show interactive fun! For all information go to https://www.genxsummerlive.com/.

Dates for all of the Gen X Summer Tour are below.

Tour Dates:

06/28 @Summerfest– Harley Davidson – Milwaukee, WI
06/29 @ Corbin Arena – Corbin, KY
06/30 @ Stars and Stripes Festival FREE SHOW – Novi, MI
07/03 @ Miramar Amphitheater – Miramar, FL
07/05 @ The Stage on the Bay – Savannah. GA ^
07/06 @ The Beaver Bar – Murrels Inlet, SC
07/07 @ Pier Six Pavillion – Baltimore, MD
07/26 @ The Amphitheater at Bald Hill – Farmingville, NY
07/27 @ The Palladium – Worcester, MA
07/28 @ CURE Insurance Arena – Trenton, NJ
07/30 @ Exhibition Hall – Watertown, NY
07/31 @ Mavricks Music Hall – Barrie, ON
08/03 @ Bluestem Amphitheater – Moorhead, MN
08/06 @ Iron Horse Saloon FREE SHOW – Sturgis, SD
08/09 @ Choctaw Casino & Resort FREE SHOW – Pocola, OK
08/10 @ Golden Nugget Casino – H20 – Lake Charles, LA
08/11 @ Griffin Music Hall – El Dorado, AR
08/12 @ Summers at the River – Nixa, MO
08/14 @ Stampede – Aurora, CO
08/17 @ The Northwoods Rock Rally – Glen Fora, WI
08/19 @ Providence Medical Center – Bonner Springs, KS
08/21 @ Concrete Street Pavilion – Corpus Christi, TX
8/22 @ HEB Center – Cedar Park, TX
08/24 @ The Pavilion at Toyota Music – Irving, TX
08/25 @ Speaking Rock Entertainment FREE SHOW – El Paso, TX
08/26 @ Smart Financial Centre at Sugarland – Sugar Land, TX
08/28 @ Abilene Civic Center – Abilene, TX
08/30 @ Tyson Events Center – Sioux City, IA
08/31 @ DuQuoin State Fair – DuQuoin, IL
09/01 @ Naperville Last Fling – Naperville, IL
09/03 @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – St. Louis, MO *
09/06 @ BLK Live – Scottsdale, AZ
09/07 @ BLK Live – Scottsdale, AZ

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*Pointfest Radio Show with Offspring, 311, and more

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Generation X is known as being the generation of slackers, cynical and disaffected, but they’re also the MTV Generation, and they demand excellence in their music. As the traditional industry has deconstructed, fame increasingly narrowed to a small minority of bands, this generation of fans have continued to support and eagerly anticipate the raw, unfiltered experience of their rock Gods. Now, as a new rock music culture emerges, one defined by fans and artists rather than labels and MTV, LOUDWIRE’s GEN-X SUMMER WITH BUCKCHERRY, P.O.D., LIT and ALIEN ANT FARM is set to remind us that rock never died.

“You’re gonna get your money’s worth on this one, the Gen X Summer tour is gonna be one to remember for sure. I love these bands. We all came out around the same time exploding onto the scene with great summertime hits and an awesome live show get your tickets now at genxsummer.com and let’s get wild and loose!” – Josh Todd (Buckcherry)

Anaheim based Buckcherry burst onto the scene in 1999 with their now classic, self-titled debut album quickly skyrocketing them into the ranks of top modern rock bands. Hit singles “Lit Up”, “For the Movies”, “Dead Again”, and “Check Your Head” brought the celebration back to the party scene, recalling the gritty glam impact of Mötley Crüe but with a Gen X demanded, modern self awareness . Later albums continued to develop their reputation for volatile, mercurial themes and infectious hooks; such singles as “Crazy Bitch,” “Everything,” “Too Drunk,” and “All Night Long” became screaming choruses for fans across the world. With their irreverent and bawdy lyrics, delivered with frontman Josh Todd’s whisky weathered vocals, paired with filthy guitar riffs and high energy, throbbing bass lines, Buckcherry has sustained a hard earned reputation for being the very definition of Rock Stars through 7 hot selling full length albums and an EP, as well as maintaining a not-to-be-missed live presence with regular touring schedules alongside such fellow legends as Mötley Crüe and Papa Roach. Buckcherry’s current line up includes front-man Todd along with Stevie D. (rhythm guitar and backing vocals), Kelly LeMieux on bass, Kevin Roentgen (lead guitar, backing vocals), and Sean Winchester(Drums).”

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“This is the good vibes, Rock & Roll tour of the summer. A bunch of friends hitting the road together and playing music we love for more friends across the states.” – Sonny (P.O.D.)

P.O.D. (Payable on Death) emerged from the San Diego metal scene in 1992, and their massive fan following quickly found them signed and releasing their top selling album, The Fundamental Elements of Southtown. The singles “Southtown,” “Rock the Party (Off the Hook),” and “School of Hard Knocks” became instant radio and MTV hits, which was followed by the RIAA-certified triple platinum album, Satellite. The lead single off of Satellite, Grammy nominated “Alive,” is recognized as a modern rock classic both for the raw talent and uplifting message. P.O.D. has continued to produce top quality metal music over the past 2 decades, seamlessly infusing dark, melodic metal with uplifting inspiration and hope. They’ve maintained a touring presence throughout, whether headlining their own or performing alongside Alter BridgeDisturbedIn This MomentRammsteinThe Offspring, and Godsmack. P.O.D.’s current line up is Sonny Sandoval (Lead Vocals), Marcos Curiel(Lead Guitar, Programming, Backing Vocals), Traa Daniels (Bass, Backing Vocals), and Wuv Bernardo (Drums, Rhythm Guitar, Backing Vocals).

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“We’re super excited to tour with our long time friends and colleagues of 20+ years this summer. It’s going to be a real hoot, to say the least!” – Kevin Baldes (Lit – Bass)

Fullerton, CA’s Lit came together in the late 80s and shot to stardom with the release of their Billboard topping second album, A Place in the Sun, via RCAin 1998. The first single, Billboard Music award winning “My Own Worst Enemy,” became one of the biggest hits of the year. The following singles, “Zip-Lock” (featuring Blink-182 in the video) and “Miserable” (featuring Pamela Anderson in the video), both also shot up the charts, driving the album to go platinum in the US. Despite the shocking loss of drummer Allen Shellenberger, Lit continued to develop a devoted fan following as they progressively evolved their sound from pop punk to a more country influence. Lit has maintained a constant festival and touring presence, including Warped Rewind At SeaRockfestDownload Festival, and Driftwood Festival. The band is currently A.Jay Popoff (Vocals), Jeremy Popoff (Guitar), Kevin Baldes (Bass), and Terry Sterling (Drums).

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“Summer 2018 Loudwire Gen X Tour is gonna be one for the books!! All Cali bands, all old buddies from the office, who could ask for more right?? Except maybe a few thousand American rock and roll fans cruising out to the show to party and receive what we deliver.” – Terry Corso (Alien Ant Farm)

Since the formation of Riverside, CA’s Alien Ant Farm in 1995, the quartet has enjoyed worldwide success. Over the course of their four studio albums, cumulative sales surpass five million units a Grammy nomination and 4 top 10 singles. The band built a massive following on the road early in their career via high profile 2001 runs with Linkin ParkPapa RoachWarped, and as the headliner on an MTV presented Fall Tour. In 2002, fame spread across the world, bringing Alien Ant Farm to the major European festivals, Australia’s Big Day Out and a headline run in Japan. The following year they returned to Europe with Metallica, and to this day the band has steadily delivered audiences in territories across the globe. Alien Ant Farm is currently touring with Dryden Mitchell (Vocals), Mike Cosgrove (Drums), Terry Corso (Guitar), and Tim Peugh (Bass).

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3 YEARS HOLLOW Release Official Lyric Video for “You and I”

Quad Cities heavy rock band 3 Years Hollow has released the official lyric video for their newest single, “You and I.”

“For us, ‘You and I’ was more or less a Thank You to our fans that have supported us over the years. This band has a new attitude and our past experiences have become the writing fuel for a new album that will break all the previous molds of what 3YH was. The break we took the last few years was much needed but we’re incredibly excited to be writing together again.” – Jose Urquiza (Vocals)

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3 Years Hollow is a 5-piece band from the Quad Cities, a group of cities located along the Mississippi River in Iowa and Illinois. Jose Urquiza [vocals], Tony Reeves [guitar], Neil Kuhlman [guitar], Dex Digga [bass], and Chris Cushman [drums]—dispense honest hard rock that’s equally hypnotic and heavy.

Over the past decade, the group has solidified itself as one of the Midwest’s most incendiary and infectious young acts. Their breakout independent single “Remember” charted at #1 on Octane, while “Chemical Ride” is closing in on 1 million YouTube views. In 2012, they emerged as regional victors during the Ernie Ball-sponsored Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival “Battle of the Bands”.

Playing the Tinley Park, IL date of UPROAR, they caught the attention of Imagen Records who proceeded to offer them a deal soon after. Now, with production by none other than Clint Lowery of Sevendust, their latest album bristles with irresistible intensity and magnetic melodies.
Becoming a local stalwart, 3 Years Hollow shared the stage with everybody from Papa Roach to Buckcherry, and they’ve siphoned their live energy into a kinetic anthems.

About the sound, Jose explains, “We want to play melodic hard rock. That’s the music that brought us together. At the same time, we all have drastically different influences from progressive rock to hair metal to pop punk. All of these other influences will begin to shine through as our albums progress hopefully.”

That cohesion comes across on the likes of “For Life”. Coupling a fret-burning solo and chorus from Lowery with Jose’s dynamic delivery, it practically explodes on impact.

“It’s about a person who is struggling and has fallen away from the world alone,” says the vocalist. “You can see the damage and the demons the person deals with on a daily basis. However, all of a sudden, there is hope instead of despair. The final message is to pull away from the demons, stand strong against them, and keep them out for the rest of your life. It was such an honor to bring that track to life with Clint.”

Then, there’s “Hungry”, which bares its teeth via a bombastic beat and arena-size hook. It taps into their on-stage intensity. “We wrote that in the jam space,” recalls Jose. “We want people to get close to the music. We give everything we can so fans forget about everything else.”
3 Years Hollow supported The Cracks with three (3) singles, all which cracked the Active Rock Top 40 chart and the Billboard Mainstream Rock Top 40 chart.

Ultimately, 3 Years Hollow constantly keeps the listeners in mind with that honesty. “Everything I write about is a completely personal experience or something I’ve witnessed or experienced myself,” he concludes. “I want to give everybody something real.”

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LOUDWIRE Announces GEN-X SUMMER With BUCKCHERRY, P.O.D., LIT, & ALIEN ANT FARM

LOUDWIRE has announced the launch of what is expected to be among the biggest shows of the 2018 Summer tour season, GEN-X SUMMER With BUCKCHERRY, P.O.D., LIT, & ALIEN ANT FARM!

“Loudwire is proud to present the inaugural Gen-X Summer Tour with the always rocking Buckcherry, P.O.D., Lit and Alien Ant Farm. Excited for this to destroy a town near you!” – Josh Bernstein (Loudwire)

Tour Dates: 

06/28 @Summerfest– Harley Davidson – Milwaukee, WI
06/29 @ Corbin Arena – Corbin, KY
06/30 @ Stars and Stripes Festival FREE SHOW – Novi, MI
07/03 @ Miramar Amphitheater – Miramar, FL
07/05 @ The Stage on the Bay – Savannah. GA ^
07/06 @ The Beaver Bar – Murrels Inlet, SC
07/07 @ Pier Six Pavillion – Baltimore, MD
07/26 @ The Amphitheater at Bald Hill – Farmingville, NY
07/27 @ The Palladium – Worcester, MA
07/28 @ CURE Insurance Arena – Trenton, NJ
07/30 @ Exhibition Hall – Watertown, NY
07/31 @ Mavricks Music Hall – Barrie, ON
08/03 @ Bluestem Amphitheater – Moorhead, MN
08/06 @ Iron Horse Saloon FREE SHOW – Sturgis, SD
08/09 @ Choctaw Casino & Resort FREE SHOW – Pocola, OK
08/10 @ Golden Nugget Casino – H20 – Lake Charles, LA
08/11 @ Griffin Music Hall – El Dorado, AR
08/12 @ Summers at the River – Nixa, MO
08/14 @ Stampede – Aurora, CO
08/17 @ The Northwoods Rock Rally – Glen Fora, WI
08/19 @ Providence Medical Center – Bonner Springs, KS
08/21 @ Concrete Street Pavilion – Corpus Christi, TX
8/22 @ HEB Center – Cedar Park, TX
08/24 @ The Pavilion at Toyota Music – Irving, TX
08/25 @ Speaking Rock Entertainment FREE SHOW – El Paso, TX
08/26 @ Smart Financial Centre at Sugarland – Sugar Land, TX
08/28 @ Abilene Civic Center – Abilene, TX
08/30 @ Tyson Events Center – Sioux City, IA
08/31 @ DuQuoin State Fair – DuQuoin, IL
09/01 @ Naperville Last Fling – Naperville, IL
09/03 @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – St. Louis, MO *
09/06 @ BLK Live – Scottsdale, AZ
09/07 @ BLK Live – Scottsdale, AZ

^ No P.O.D.
*Pointfest Radio Show with Offspring, 311, and more

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Generation X is known as being the generation of slackers, cynical and disaffected, but they’re also the MTV Generation, and they demand excellence in their music. As the traditional industry has deconstructed, fame increasingly narrowed to a small minority of bands, this generation of fans have continued to support and eagerly anticipate the raw, unfiltered experience of their rock Gods. Now, as a new rock music culture emerges, one defined by fans and artists rather than labels and MTV, LOUDWIRE’s GEN-X SUMMER WITH BUCKCHERRY, P.O.D., LIT and ALIEN ANT FARM is set to remind us that rock never died.

You’re gonna get your money’s worth on this one, the Gen X Summer tour is gonna be one to remember for sure. I love these bands. We all came out around the same time exploding onto the scene with great summertime hits and an awesome live show get your tickets now at genxsummer.com and let’s get wild and loose!” – Josh Todd (Buckcherry)

Anaheim based Buckcherry burst onto the scene in 1999 with their now classic, self-titled debut album quickly skyrocketing them into the ranks of top modern rock bands. Hit singles “Lit Up”, “For the Movies”, “Dead Again”, and “Check Your Head” brought the celebration back to the party scene, recalling the gritty glam impact of Mötley Crüe but with a Gen X demanded, modern self awareness . Later albums continued to develop their reputation for volatile, mercurial themes and infectious hooks; such singles as “Crazy Bitch,” “Everything,” “Too Drunk,” and “All Night Long” became screaming choruses for fans across the world. With their irreverent and bawdy lyrics, delivered with frontman Josh Todd’s whisky weathered vocals, paired with filthy guitar riffs and high energy, throbbing bass lines, Buckcherry has sustained a hard earned reputation for being the very definition of Rock Stars through 7 hot selling full length albums and an EP, as well as maintaining a not-to-be-missed live presence with regular touring schedules alongside such fellow legends as Mötley Crüe and Papa Roach. Buckcherry’s current line up includes front-man Todd along with Stevie D. (rhythm guitar and backing vocals), Kelly LeMieux on bass, Kevin Roentgen (lead guitar, backing vocals), and Sean Winchester(Drums).”

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“This is the good vibes, Rock & Roll tour of the summer. A bunch of friends hitting the road together and playing music we love for more friends across the states.” – Sonny (P.O.D.)

P.O.D. (Payable on Death) emerged from the San Diego metal scene in 1992, and their massive fan following quickly found them signed and releasing their top selling album, The Fundamental Elements of Southtown. The singles “Southtown,” “Rock the Party (Off the Hook),” and “School of Hard Knocks” became instant radio and MTV hits, which was followed by the RIAA-certified triple platinum album, Satellite. The lead single off of Satellite, Grammy nominated “Alive,” is recognized as a modern rock classic both for the raw talent and uplifting message. P.O.D. has continued to produce top quality metal music over the past 2 decades, seamlessly infusing dark, melodic metal with uplifting inspiration and hope. They’ve maintained a touring presence throughout, whether headlining their own or performing alongside Alter BridgeDisturbedIn This MomentRammsteinThe Offspring, and Godsmack. P.O.D.’s current line up is Sonny Sandoval (Lead Vocals), Marcos Curiel(Lead Guitar, Programming, Backing Vocals), Traa Daniels (Bass, Backing Vocals), and Wuv Bernardo (Drums, Rhythm Guitar, Backing Vocals).

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“We’re super excited to tour with our long time friends and colleagues of 20+ years this summer. It’s going to be a real hoot, to say the least!” – Kevin Baldes (Lit – Bass)

Fullerton, CA’s Lit came together in the late 80s and shot to stardom with the release of their Billboard topping second album, A Place in the Sun, via RCAin 1998. The first single, Billboard Music award winning “My Own Worst Enemy,” became one of the biggest hits of the year. The following singles, “Zip-Lock” (featuring Blink-182 in the video) and “Miserable” (featuring Pamela Anderson in the video), both also shot up the charts, driving the album to go platinum in the US. Despite the shocking loss of drummer Allen Shellenberger, Lit continued to develop a devoted fan following as they progressively evolved their sound from pop punk to a more country influence. Lit has maintained a constant festival and touring presence, including Warped Rewind At SeaRockfestDownload Festival, and Driftwood Festival. The band is currently A.Jay Popoff (Vocals), Jeremy Popoff (Guitar), Kevin Baldes (Bass), and Terry Sterling (Drums).

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“Summer 2018 Loudwire Gen X Tour is gonna be one for the books!! All Cali bands, all old buddies from the office, who could ask for more right?? Except maybe a few thousand American rock and roll fans cruising out to the show to party and receive what we deliver.” – Terry Corso (Alien Ant Farm)

Since the formation of Riverside, CA’s Alien Ant Farm in 1995, the quartet has enjoyed worldwide success. Over the course of their four studio albums, cumulative sales surpass five million units a Grammy nomination and 4 top 10 singles. The band built a massive following on the road early in their career via high profile 2001 runs with Linkin ParkPapa RoachWarped, and as the headliner on an MTV presented Fall Tour. In 2002, fame spread across the world, bringing Alien Ant Farm to the major European festivals, Australia’s Big Day Out and a headline run in Japan. The following year they returned to Europe with Metallica, and to this day the band has steadily delivered audiences in territories across the globe. Alien Ant Farm is currently touring with Dryden Mitchell (Vocals), Mike Cosgrove (Drums), Terry Corso (Guitar), and Tim Peugh (Bass).

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COLD KINGDOM Announces US Dates with SLEEP SIGNALS on TOUR RITO SUPREME Tour

Minneapolis, MN Hard Rock Band COLD KINGDOM has announced that they will be joining SLEEP SIGNALS on their 28 date TOUR RITO SUPREME tour. Launching March 1st in Mankato, MN, the tour winds through North America before finishing up April, 7 in Lincoln, NE.

Tour Dates:
03/01 @ What’s Up Lounge – Mankato, MN
03/02 @ Route 47 – Fridley, MN
03/03 @ Hijynx – Fort Atkinson, WI
03/04 @ Whiskey’s Roadhouse – Rockford, IL
03/06 @ The Red Zone – Madison, WI
03/08 @ The Marquee – Sioux City, IA
03/09 @ Lifers – Algona, IA
03/10 @ Front of House Lounge – Springfield, MO
03/11 @ The Root – Oklahoma City, OK
03/13 @ Dirty Rest @ Dirty Dog Bar – Austin, TX
03/14 @ The Curtain Club – Dallas, TX
03/15 @ Backstage – Lubbock, TX
03/16 @ Texas Showdown – El Paso, TX
03/17 @ Last Exit Live – Phoenix, AZ
03/18 @ 710 Beach Club – San Diego, CA
03/20 @ 710 Beach Club – San Diego, CA
03/21 @ TBA – Los Angeles, CA
03/22 @ Doll Hut – Anaheim, CA
03/23 @ Cornish Pasty – Las Vegas, NV
03/24 @ Prospector Cocktail Bar – Long Beach, CA
03/25 @ TBA – Long Beach, CA
03/26 @ Jub Jub’s Thirst Parlor – Reno, NV
03/28 @ TBA – Chico, CA
03/29 @ Grape Street Bar & Grill – Medford, OR
03/30 @ Riverside Bar – Burley, ID
03/31 @ Eagles 2485 – Kennewick, WA
04/01 @ Logan Eagles 3114 – Logan, UT
04/03 @ Liquid Jones – Salt Lake City, UT
04/04 @ Moxi Theater – Greeley, CO
04/05 @ The Ancient Mariner – Manitou Springs, CA
04/06 @ Moe’s Original BBQ – Englewood, CO
04/07 @ Duffy’s – Lincoln, NE<

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“In support of our new self-titled Cold Kingdom EP, Tour-rito Supreme spans half the country from the mid-west to the west coast. We’ll be there wielding hard rock and knuckles of Fire Sauce.” – Cold Kingdom

Born of Minneapolis in 2014, Cold Kingdom is a full-out, juggernaut hard rock band that dispenses a lethal combination of fury and sentiment, delivering emotional lyrics wrapped in an unbreakable hard rock casing.

Cold Kingdom brings an unfailing drive to play energy-filled shows every time they walk on stage, a quality that gets ever-rarer in today’s arena. In their years of performing live they’ve had the experience of touring the west coast in support of Shinedown and opening for acts such as ChevellePapa RoachBuckcherrySaving AbelPuddle of MuddSaliva, and Nonpoint, as well as contributing to some of the Midwest’s largest music festivals, like Northern InvasionRockFestSummerfestMoondance Jam, and Halfway Jam. Their first released album, The Moon and the Fool, brought their musical dreams roaring to life, with the singles “Crash Poet,” “Let it Burn,” and “Surrender” quickly becoming fan favorites. Their recently-released eponymous EP, produced by Shinedown’s Eric Bass, further pushes their rock to an even greater creative edge. The debut single off the EP is titled “The Break”.

More than just a band, this close-knit family is always looking forward to new challenges, new venues, and new fans, because that’s what it’s all about to Cold Kingdom: the fans. The Midwest is their home, but they’re excited to grow and make new friends all around the country, bringing their distinctive sound to all corners, both domestically and beyond. Cold Kingdom is also forever thankful to the friends, family, fans, bands and companies that so significantly contribute to their success.

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