VENDETTA RED Release Highly Anticipated New Album, ‘Quinceañera’

Seattle Alternative Rock Band VENDETTA RED has released the official lyric video for their single, “Entantado,” off of their first full length album since 2005, Quinceañera, via Cleopatra Records. VENDETTA RED is also finishing up their tour with PUDDLE OF MUDD through April.

Click HERE to Download Quinceañera on iTunes

Vendetta Red with Puddle Of Mudd Tour Dates:
04/27 @ Herman’s Hideaway – Denver, CO
04/28 @ Sunshine Studios Live – Colorado Springs, CO
04/29 @ Liquid Joe’s – Salt Lake City, UT

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NIGHT CLUB Joining COMBICHRIST and WEDNESDAY 13 on EVERYBODY STILL HATES YOU Tour

Los Angeles based electronic duo NIGHT CLUBhas announced that they will be joining industrial legends COMBICHRIST and WEDNESDAY 13 on the upcoming US and European dates of the EVERYBODY STILL HATES YOU Tour in advance of their highly anticipated new album, Scary World. Due out August 24, 2018, Scary World will be made available for pre-order with the debut single / video for “Candy Coated Suicide” on the first day of the tour, May 18, 2018.

“We’re excited to get back on the road with our friends in Combichrist and play some songs from our upcoming album which is set for a Fall 2018 release. We’re releasing the first single, ‘Candy Coated Suicide,’ on May 18th in conjunction with the start of the tour.” – NIGHT CLUB

EVERYBODY STILL HATES YOU US Tour Dates:
05/18 @ The Glasshouse – Pomona, CA
05/19 @ Holy Diver – Sacramento, CA
05/20 @ Slims – San Francisco, CA
05/22 @ Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR
05/23 @ Studio Seven – Seattle, WA
05/25 @ The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT
05/26 @ The Oriental Theater – Denver, CO
05/29 @ Cabooze – Minneapolis, MN
05/30 @ The Miramar Theater – Milwaukee, WI
05/31 @ Bottom Lounge – Chicago, IL
06/01 @ The Machine Shop – Flint, MI
06/02 @ Grog Shop – Cleveland Heights, OH
06/05 @ Montage Music Hall – Rochester, NY
06/06 @ Stanhope House – Stanhope, NJ
06/07 @ Baltimore Soundstage – Baltimore, MD
06/08 @ The Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY
06/09 @ The Trocadero – Philadelphia, PA
06/10 @ Brighton Music Hall – Brighton, MA
06/12 @ The Canal Club – Richmond, VA
06/13 @ The Blind Tiger – Greensboro – NC
06/14 @ Ground Zero – Spartanburg, SC
06/15 @ Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
06/16 @ Culture Room – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
06/17 @ Brass Mug – Tampa, FL
06/19 @ Soundbar – Orlando, FL
06/20 @ Maverick’s – Jacksonville, FL
06/21 @ Parish at House of Blues – New Orleans, LA
06/22 @ Elysium – Austin, TX
06/23 @ White Oak Music Hall – Houston, TX
06/24 @ Gas Monkey Live! – Dallas, TX
06/26 @ The Historic El Rey Theater – Albuquerque, NM
06/27 @ Club Red – Mesa, AZ
06/28 @ Beauty Bar – Las Vegas, NV
06/29 @ Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA
06/30 @ Regent Theater – Los Angelas, CA

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PRONG Releases Official Music Video for “Forced Into Tolerance”!

American Power Trio PRONG has premiered the official music video for “Forced Into Tolerance,” off of their 2017 released Zero Dayson Blabbermouth.

“Prong is happy to team with Blabbermouth to premiere the video for “Forced Into Tolerance “ from our latest album “Zero Days”! It represents the no frills, “in your face” relentlessness of the track. It’s our response to being told what to think and believe by everyone. Enjoy!” – Tommy Victor

PRONG has also announced the continuation of their ZERO DAYS TOUR with a series of West Coast dates alongside POWERFLO. After a solid year of touring with the likes of TestamentObituarySepultura, and Exodus, as well as filling key slots on the European Summer Festival Circuit, the band now brings it back home to the states, including a highly coveted, co-headlining run with HELMET.

Pioneers of the alternative metal genre, PRONG have continued to re-invent themselves by challenging the status quo every step they take, as seen on their 2017 release, Zero Days.

Distilling hip-hop, heavy metal, punk, and rock into a potent sonic strain, POWERFLO lives up to its name. The vision of GRAMMY Award-nominated Cypress Hill spitter Sen Dogdownset. guitarist Rogelio “Ray” LozanoBiohazard vocalist and guitarist Billy Graziadei and ex-Fear Factory bassist Cristian Olde Wolbers, the band draws on thie powerhouse pedigree to collectively smash boundaries with their 2017 self-titled debut.

“Prong is absolutely ecstatic about this upcoming, quick West Coast run with POWERFLO. We are very happy to announce this run of shows with these guys. It really makes a lot of sense: two hard hitting bands whose members have a great history together! It seems to me that the shows are going to be high energy and intense!” – Tommy Victor

PRONG with POWERFLO & Special Guests:
03/29 @ Club Red – Phoenix, AZ
03/30 @ Slidebar – Fullerton, CA
03/31 @ Slims – San Francisco, CA
04/02 @ The Ritz – San Jose, CA
04/03 @ Studio Seven – Seattle, WA
04/04 @ Hawthorne Theater – Portland, OR
04/07 @ Backstage Bar – Las Vegas, NV
04/08 @ Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA

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HEMLOCK Announce 25 Year Anniversary Tour with SevidemiC!

Las Vegas based Metal band HEMLOCK has announced dates for their 25th Anniversary Tour launching April 20th in Joseph, MO. Joined by SevidemiC through June 22, the tour winds through North America before concluding on July 21st in Dulce, NM. Additional dates to be announced.

HEMLOCK “25 YEAR ANNIVERSARY TOUR” Dates:
04/20 @ Cafe Acoustic – St. Joseph, MO *
04/21 @ Peak 31 in Union Station – Colorado Springs, CO *
04/22 @ The Roxy Theater – Denver, CO *
04/23 @ Lupe’s Lounge in Trujillos – Las Vegas, NM *
04/24 @ Zombiez Bar – Amarillo, TX *
04/25 @ Kendell’s – Oklahoma City, OK *
04/26 @ Stick’s Place – Wichita Falls, TX *
04/27 @ The Curtain Club – Dallas, TX *
04/28 @ Backstage – Lubbock, TX *
05/01 @ The RockHouse – El Paso, TX *
05/02 @ The Launchpad – Albuquerque, NM *
05/03 @ Juggernaut Music – Gallup, NM *
05/04 @ The Orpheum Theater – Flagstaff, AZ *
05/05 @ Backstage Bar & Billiards – Las Vegas, NV *
05/06 @ The Hub – Colton, CA *
05/11 @ The Rock – Tucson, AZ *
05/12 @ Club Red – Mesa, AZ *
05/13 @ Brick by Brick – San Diego, CA *
05/15 @ The Slide bar – Fullerton, CA *
05/16 @ TBA – Taft, CA *
05/17 @ The Blue Lamp – Sacramento, CA *
05/18 @ Jubs Jub’s – Reno, NV *
05/19 @ Ukiah Brewing Company – Ukiah, CA *
05/20 @ The Bistro – Hayward, CA *
05/23 @ Shotski’s – Salem, OR *
05/24 @ Community Center – Warm Springs, OR *
05/25 @ The Eagles 2485 – Kennewick, WA *
05/26 @ Studio 7 – Seattle, WA *
05/27 @ The Pin – Spokane, WA *
05/30 @ The Dark Horse – Missoula, MT *
05/31 @ The Pub Station – Billings, MT *
06/01 @ The DO Bar – Great Falls, MT *
06/02 @ The Party Palace – Butte, MT *
06/06 @ The Gem – Idaho Falls, ID *
06/07 @ Diamondz Event Center – Jerome, ID *
06/08 @ The Royal – Salt Lake City, UT *
06/09 @ The Mesa Theater- Grand Junction, CO *
06/10 @ Bombers Sports Bar – Riverton, WY *
06/11 @ Elk Creek Steakhouse – Piedmont, SD *
06/13 @ The Marquee – Sioux City, IA *
06/14 @ Bigs Bar – Sioux Falls, SD *
06/15 @ The Lookout Lounge – Omaha, NE *
06/16 @ Aftershocks – Merriam, KS *
06/22 @ The Rusty Needle – Hutchinson, KS *
06/23 @ Lefty’s Live – Des Moines, IA
07/05 @ The Bourbon Theater – Lincoln, NE
07/06 @ Shotz Bar and Grill – Scottsbluff, NE
07/07 @ My Buddys Place – Sheridan, WY
07/08 @ The Eagles Club – Casper, WY
07/13 @ Bottle Hollow Lake Marina – Ft.Duchesne, UT
07/14 @ Stanley’s Triangle Bar – Mt.Pleasant, UT
07/18 @ The Legacy Inn – Tuba City, AZ
07/20 @ President Parking Lot – Window Rock, AZ
07/21 @ “Alien Fest” – Dulce, NM
* W/ SevidemiC

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Our band is Hemlock. We are based out of Las Vegas, NV. Although our real home in on the road continuing to carve a name for ourselves in the world of metal music.

We have performed and toured with SlayerKornMinistryRob ZombieLamb of GodSlipknotDisturbedMarilyn MansonHatebreedPro-PainObituaryMastadonSnotKillswitch EngageChimairaDrowning PoolSystem of a DownMachine HeadOtepMegadethSoulflyDanzigDevildriverSepulturaMeshuggahSevendustHed(pe)ExodusArch Enemy, and tons and tons more. We have also done our own headlining/co-headlining tours across the US for the past several years. Hemlock has also toured throughout Europe and Japan. We tour about 150-200 days out of the year.

Hemlock has already established themselves as a hard working, touring band with a loyal and expanding fan base. The ‘Lock continues setting examples for bands to work hard towards their goals and not to wait around for a handout from the industry.

…we consider this a new beginning. The beginning of much more hard work and promotion to come. We still work as hard as we can on self-promotion, doing as much as we can on our own, adding to what the street team and sponsors can do for us.

Hemlock is a good, heavy, brutal onslaught of metal, with an arsenal of catchy lyrics, creative breakdowns, and melodic hooks. The live shows are fun, rowdy, and energetic. Hemlock gets the crowd involved and puts on the show of a lifetime, every time.

You can keep up with the band through the official website–www.hemlockworld.com–or www.facebook.com/hemlockworld, & check out upcoming shows, chat on the messageboard, see pictures of the band, and read about the adventures on the road. You can order Hemlock merchandise from the website and join the street team. Hemlock will also keep you updated via their mailing list, so sign up at the next show!

Hemlock is the hardest working, up and coming metal band in the entire US, and they will continue to do it all of the love of the music and the fans.

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VENDETTA RED Announce New Album, ‘Quinceañera’

Seattle Alternative Rock Band VENDETTA RED has announced the release of their first full length album since 2005, Quinceañera, which is set to release April 13th via Cleopatra Records.

Click HERE to Pre-Order Quinceañera!

Vendetta Red with He Is We Tour Dates
03/16 @ Kilby Court – Salt Lake City, UT
03/17 @ The Shredder – Boise, ID
03/18 @ The Big Dipper – Spokane, WA
03/19 @ Hawthorne Lounge – Portland, OR

Vendetta Red with Puddle Of Mudd Tour Dates:
04/27 @ Herman’s Hideaway – Denver, CO
04/28 @ Sunshine Studios Live – Colorado Springs, CO
04/29 @ Liquid Joe’s – Salt Lake City, UT

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PRONG Announces ZERO DAYS 2018 West Coast Tour Dates with POWERFLO

American Power Trio PRONG has announced the continuation of their ZERO DAYS TOUR with a series of West Coast dates alongside POWERFLO. After a solid year of touring with the likes of TestamentObituarySepultura, and Exodus, as well as filling key slots on the European Summer Festival Circuit, the band now brings it back home to the states, including a highly coveted, co-headlining run with HELMET.

Pioneers of the alternative metal genre, PRONG have continued to re-invent themselves by challenging the status quo every step they take, as seen on their 2017 release, Zero Days.

Distilling hip-hop, heavy metal, punk, and rock into a potent sonic strain, POWERFLO lives up to its name. The vision of GRAMMY Award-nominated Cypress Hill spitter Sen Dogdownset. guitarist Rogelio “Ray” LozanoBiohazard vocalist and guitarist Billy Graziadei and ex-Fear Factory bassist Cristian Olde Wolbers, the band draws on thie powerhouse pedigree to collectively smash boundaries with their 2017 self-titled debut.

“Prong is absolutely ecstatic about this upcoming, quick West Coast run with POWERFLO. We are very happy to announce this run of shows with these guys. It really makes a lot of sense: two hard hitting bands whose members have a great history together! It seems to me that the shows are going to be high energy and intense!” – Tommy Victor

PRONG with POWERFLO & Special Guests:
03/29 @ Club Red – Phoenix, AZ
03/30 @ Slidebar – Fullerton, CA
03/31 @ Slims – San Francisco, CA
04/02 @ The Ritz – San Jose, CA
04/03 @ Studio Seven – Seattle, WA
04/04 @ Hawthorne Theater – Portland, OR
04/07 @ Backstage Bar – Las Vegas, NV
04/08 @ Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA

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“From the start, it’s clear why Prong have made such an impression on the music scene. They have a sound bigger than the sum of the three people on stage, and they know how to use it. It’s like someone has weaponised metal, and they’re using the audience for aural target practice. It’s impressive, and it’s also really, really fucking good” – Outline Online UK

By the time PRONG had signed to Epic Records in 1989, the New York City post-metal triumvirate had already accomplished a lot. The band, formed by guitarist and vocalist Tommy Victor, sound-man at the legendary club CBGB’salong with the club’s doorman Mike Kirkland and ex-Swans drummer Ted Parsons had already released two independent records: the Primitive OriginsEP (1987) and Force Fed (1988).

A show at the old Ritz in New York with New York hardcore legends Cro-Magsand German thrashers Destruction was what sealed a deal with Epic Records. “Signing with a major label was very much a matter of survival,” Victor explained to Britain’s Kerrang! magazine in 1990. “We aren’t high school kids living with our parents.” Survive and thrive was more like it for PRONG. 1990’s Beg To Differ became an instant genre classic. Songs like the epic title track or the tightly disciplined and sonically dynamic Lost and Found further carved out the band’s innovative deconstruction of metal’s excesses.

“We never saw ourselves as just a metal band,” stated Victor. “Our riffs, lyrics and ideas were minimal but conveyed everything we felt and everything we saw going on around us living in New York City in the 80’s. A lot of what I had to say was pretty reactionary. Disneyland hadn’t moved in yet.”

Over the course of their next three major label releases: Prove You Wrong, (1991) Cleansing (1994) and Rude Awakening (1996), PRONG charted an innovative course. It was actually the Whose Fist Is This Anyway?-EP that ushered in PRONG’s best-known era. The EP was comprised of five remixes from the Prove You Wrong album: introducing a heavier groove and experiments in electronics that gave rise to PRONG’s best known and best selling work:Cleansing.

“We saw where we felt things in metal and hardcore could go and we rolled the dice a bit,” says Tommy of the band’s watershed release. With keyboardist John Bechdel and former Killing Joke bassist Paul RavenCleansingcemented PRONG’s position as a mainstream metal mainstay. The album’s single “Snap Your Fingers Snap Your Neck” has been up there in the top 100 riffs ever in Kerrang! After years of toiling on the fringes – propelled by touring with the likes of White Zombie and Pantera – PRONG had arrived.

Rude Awakening was a natural follow-up. Informed by classic post-punk influences like Killing Joke and like-minded Brits Head of David, it showcased PRONG’s continued move into more industrial territory. From the jarring lead song “Controller” to the sweeping chords of the title track, it was PRONG’s most mature and fulfilled work to date. It was also to be PRONG’s last for Epic. The band and label parted ways just weeks after the album’s release. The history of PRONG has cast a long shadow – bands like KornSlipknot, and Nine Inch Nails openly acknowledge their influence.

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The Alpha Fire Release Official Video for Debut Single, “Trail of Tears”

Syracuse rock band The Alpha Fire has released the official music video for their single, “Trail of Tears.” Filmed by Wade Spencer(Imagen Records) at the abandoned Seneca Army Depot in Upstate NY, “Trail of Tears” is a third person narrative which journeys inside the mindset of a lost soul. It is a dark and brooding representation of the seriousness of the current mental health crisis in America

“‘Trail of Tears’ is the debut single from the The Alpha Fire. The song itself is a representation of the struggles that we face every day, and the strength and determination that it takes to overcome them. ” – The Alpha Fire

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The Alpha Fire is a 5 piece rock/alternative band from Upstate New York. Never to be contained by one style or genre, The Alpha Fire maintains its signature sound through the intense delivery of seasoned vocalist Jon Lamanna, the beautiful harmonies of Jesse Maty (guitars, synth, vocals) and the eclectically original lead guitar work of Naren Ananda. Bassist Bryan King adds the perfect foundation.

Formed in 2016, the band has already achieved significant regional notoriety, having recently been selected to represent Central New York as the regional winner of Cumulus Media’s national “Next2Rock” competition. With the release of their debut full length album Embers, The Alpha Fire will soon be a household name in the world of progressive rock and alternative music, naturally attracting fans of other genres as well through its diverse and undeniably original sound.

“The best live band in New York State”- Randy Peck, owner, The Montage Music Hall – Rochester NY

“The best unsigned band in the country”- Scott Dixon, Assistant Program Director, WAQX-FM – Syracuse, NY

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DOYLE Announces AS WE DIE WORLD ABOMINATION TOUR 2018

Legendary Misfits Guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein will be launching the As We Die World Abomination Tour 2018this Spring. Beginning February 21st in Clifton, NJ, the tour winds through North America before crossing to the UK March 26th in Birmingham, England, and will later move through Russia before finishing up April 9th in St. Petersburg, Russia; KILLUS and DeadXll will be joining on the UK and Russia run. Upon his stateside return, Doyle will also be performing at the 20th annual New England Metal & Hardcore Fest on April 21st at The Palladium in Worcester, MA.

As We Die World Abomination Tour 2018 US Dates:
02/21 @ Dingbatz – Clifton, NJ
02/22 @ Diesel – Pittsburgh, PA
02/23 @ Buffalo Iron Works
02/24 @ The Lost Horizon – Syracuse, NY
02/25 @ Blackthorn 51 – Elmhurst, NY
02/26 @ Voltage Lounge – Pkiladelphia, PA
02/28 @ Shaka’s – Virginia Beach, VA
03/01 @ The Calico Room – Wilmington, NC
03/02 @ Drunk Horse – Fayettevill, NC
03/03 @ High Drive – Gainseville, FL
03/04 @ Side Tracks Music Hall – Huntsville, AL
03/05 @ Firebird – St. Louis, MO
03/06 @ The Shrine – Tulsa, OK
03/07 @ Backstage – Lubbock, TX
03/09 @ The Rock – Tucson, AZ
03/10 @ The Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA
03/11 @ The Whisky A Go Go – West Hollywood, CA
03/12 @ Holy Diver – Sacramento, CA
03/13 @ Hawthorne Theatre Lounge – Portland, OR
03/14 @ El Corazon – Seattle, WA
03/15 @ Diamondz Event Center – Jerome, ID
03/16 @ Mesa Theater – Grand Junction, CO
03/17 @ Herman’s Hideaway – Denver, CO
03/18 @ Aftershock – Merriam, KS
03/20 @ Frankies-Inner City – Toledo, OH

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As We Die World Abomination Tour 2018 UK / Russia Spring With KILLUS and DeadXlll Dates:
03/26 @ Asylum 2 – Birmingham, ENG
03/27 @ Redrum – Stafford, ENG
03/28 @ Factory – Manchester, ENG
03/30 @ Church – Dundee, ENG
03/31 @ Corporation – Sheffield, ENG
04/04 @ Hobo’s – Huddersfield, ENG
04/05 @ The Hub – Plymouth, ENG
04/06 @ Cobblestones – Bridgewater, ENG
04/07 @ The Lounge – London, ENG
04/08 @ Moskva – Moscow, RU
04/09 @ MOD – Saint Petersburg, RU

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Lodi, a small borough of Bergen County, New Jersey, is just over two square miles. There’s not much to suggest that the small village would be the birthplace of a world famous, blood-soaked form of music known as horror punk. Legendary acts The MisfitsSamhain, and Danzig all have their origins in Lodi, and something monstrous indeed lurks there. The poster child and originator of the genre, himself, has once again unleashed an evil noise on an unsuspecting world: Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein’s first release, Abominator, by his eponymous band, Doyle.

Released on Doyle’s own label, Monsterman RecordsAbominator is a sonically thick and lyrically evil slab of metal that finds Doyle expanding in a logical progression upon the genre of music he helped create. Doyle’s first band, the infamous Glenn Danzig-fronted Misfits, helped create the genre of speed/thrash metal with their last album, 1983’s Earth AD/Wolf’s Blood– in fact the record has been revered as one of the blueprints for the genre by many of its most respected players, as evidenced by countless groups covering the album’s songs, not the least of which being Metallica. Abominator is not the sound of some punk guitarist gone metal- it’s the roaring return of one of extreme metal’s original architects to his blood-splattered drawing board.

Coming from a legendary band of almost mythological proportions, and having first worked with one of the most talented and respected vocalists of the century (the infamous Glenn Danzig), Doyle’s new project would need a singer with brass balls, cast-iron pipes, a suitably twisted mind, and his own vocal delivery style. Enter Alabama’s Alex Story of Cancerslug, a Southern fiend who’s sand-blasted scream opens the record, and the evil doesn’t relent until the ending growl of “Hope Hell Is Warm”, the album’s defiant closer. The man can scream and sing, and employs both styles to great effect, switching seamlessly from raw-throated roars to rough-edged, yet melodic, clean vocals. Alex’s live performances can only be described as unforgettable, disturbing and strangely addictive – a perfect complement to the already mammoth stage presence of Doyle himself.

The unmistakable sound of Doyle’s signature Annihilator guitar cuts through on every tune like a sonic fingerprint, starting with the snarling opening title track Abominator. The Annihilator’s tone is sharp as a butcher’s knife in the wrong hands and just as nasty- fans of the Misfits will recognize it right away.

On tunes like “Headhunter” and “Land of the Dead” the riffs are relentless, and if a riff could be described in emotional terms, remorseless. “Dreamingdeadgirls” brings a blackened-blues swing, and the doom-laden “Love Like Murder” shows a healthy appreciation for all things Sabbath. “Blood Stains” moves from primal sludge to ripping off-time thrash with ease. The album is just that- an album, a cohesive and well executed piece of work that takes the listener on a journey; albeit a bloody journey to places some fear to tread.

As befits songs as musically dark as Abominator‘s, the album’s lyrics are not for the faint of heart. Throughout the entire record, there is absolutely zero attempt to balance its evil with any sort of good counterpoint- penned entirely by Story (probably in blood), Abominator‘s lyrics are entirely and uncompromisingly dark. Music fans looking for feel- good anthems had best look elsewhere- those who enjoy strolling through the shadows will be greatly satisfied.

So how did this Jersey devil and crew wind up with a Dixie-bred howler? “After I had written all this music, I realized I had to get someone to sing this stuff- once I’m done recording guitars, all I can see is myself just playing that riff, ya know? That’s my thing, not lyrics and singing,” Doyle says, with typically blunt candor. “I’ve known Alex for a while, so I called him up, then sent him a bunch of the tunes. Two days later he sent me back ‘Mark of the Beast’, just like it is on the record. I said ‘That’s exactly what I want!’, and the rest is history. I only wrote the word ‘abominator’- all the rest of that stuff is Alex. He’s just crazy, man”.

It’s a match made in hell. But no metal band would be complete without a complete animal behind the drum kit. Brandon “The Crusher” Pertzborn (of Black Flag) delivers all the aggression and insanity necessary (and then some) with his exquisite musicality and showmanship.

So what can fans expect at a Doyle show?

“To get fucking pummeled, man. And then go home and ask themselves ‘What the fuck just happened to me?!?’, hahaha…” he replies with a laugh that this time, no joke about it, actually sounds evil. Loud, aggressive, and technically proficient, Doyle and crew are set to show the world how true horror metal sounds today.

So crank up Abominator until your speakers blow, check out Doyle on tour, and let the beatings begin!

written by: Randy Blythe (Lamb of God)

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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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He Is We to Launch US Tour with Vendetta Red

Washington alternative rock band He Is We has announced their North American tour with Vendetta Red launching March 8 in Seattle with dates throughout the West Coast and into Nevada and Utah before finishing up March 19th in Portland, OR.

Tour Dates
03/08 @ Funhouse @ El Corazon – Seattle, WA
03/12 @ Soda Bar – San Diego, CA
03/13 @ Holy Diver – Sacramento, CA
03/14 @ Chain Reaction – Anaheim, CA
03/15 @ Beauty Bar – Las Vegas, NV
03/16 @ Kilby Court – Salt Lake City, UT *
03/17 @ The Shredder – Boise, ID *
03/18 @ The Big Dipper – Spokane, WA *
03/19 @ Hawthorne Lounge – Portland, OR

* w/ Vendetta Rd

Rachel Taylor found inspiration for the name He Is We while growing up in the beautiful San Juan Islands of Washington State. Shy and awkward, Rachel found solace and empowerment through her love for music and God. She quickly learned to focus her angst into writing and singing. She took a risk and shared her music with others and discovered that the joy it brought them doubled the joy it gave her. This was the impetus for her extreme passion to use her music as a means to reach others like her. She teamed up with a Tacoma music store co-worker, Trevor Kelly, and shared her vision for He Is We. The duo drew the attention of numerous major labels after posting original songs to social media. Young and naive, Rachel signed a music deal, along with Trevor, with Universal Motown, and then with Universal Republic. She “birthed” the album, My Forever, and then the EP, Skip to the Good Part. He Is We found commercial success with songs like “Happily Ever After” and “All About Us.” Early fan favorites also included songs, which pre-date the labels, like “I Wouldn’t Mind” and “Pardon Me.” Due to a myriad of unexpected events, Rachel and Trevor parted ways and He Is We subsequently became solely Rachel and the fans. Rachel maintains that her original vision for He Is We remains steadfast. Rachel believes that He Is We is about “dropping our pride and fear and recognizing that the person(s) on stage and in the audience is us.” Rachel continues her journey to create music with a purpose.

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