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Maryland rockers CLUTCH are currently in the midst of a North American tour which features headlining shows, co-headlining dates with HELLYEAH and a radio festival appearance. Today CLUTCH is excited to announce a headlining run for this summer with Prong and Lionize providing support. The tour is scheduled to kick off July 11th in Fayetteville, AR and currently scheduled to wrap up on July 22nd in Richmond, VA.
CLUTCH will also be returning to Europe this festival season. The band has been confirmed for the Sonisphere Festival in Madrid Spain on May 26th and the Peace and Love Festival in Borlänge, Sweden on June 29th. For those European fans that have been clamoring for the exclusive double LP vinyl reissues, you will be glad to know that they are being released in Europe. Blast Tyrant will be the first in the series of reissues and it will be released on May 25th.
CLUTCH will be releasing a 7" picture disc single of the new track "Pigtown Blues" on June 19th. (The digital single will be released June 5th) This is the first new studio material from CLUTCH since 2009's Strange Cousins From the West,and the first simultaneous worldwide release for Weathermaker Music. The track "Pigtown Blues" will be debuted on "The Rock Show With Daniel P. Carter" which airs weekly on BBC/Radio 1.
The Hives have announced a North American tour that kicks off June 19 in Washington DC. The dates will follow the release of their highly-anticipated new album Lex Hives, due out June 5 via the band's own Disques Hives label, and come in advance of an extensive U.S. headlining tour in the works for this Fall (details to come). The band also performed two new songs on last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, including hit-single "Go Right Ahead" and "Wait A Minute."
Tickets will go on sale to the general public, Friday, April 27 at 10:00am EDT via Ticketmaster.
The band made a return to the live stage with two explosive Coachella performances, which were widely regarded as a festival highlight. During the first weekend, Howlin' Pelle Almqvist enticed the crowd of thousands to sit down during their last song, then rise back up en masse. However on the second weekend, he upped the ante by getting the entire crowd to lie down!
(New York, NY) – Shadows Fall’s brand new studio album, Fire From The Sky¸ is now available for pre-order on iTunes. The exclusive iTunes LP features two bonus tracks, exclusive videos, liner notes, lyrics and bonus live tracks “Failure of the Devout” and “The Light That Binds.” Fans can preview 90 second snippets of the entire album now on iTunes.
Fans can now listen to the first single off Fire From The Sky“ The Unknown”at MetalSucks. A video for the single will be premiering later this month.
Fire From The Sky reunites Shadows Fall with long-time friend, producer/engineer and Killswitch Engage/Times Of Grace guitarist, Adam Dutkiewicz(Devil Wears Prada, All That Remains). The album was mixed by Brian Virtue and features some of the band’s most complex and melodic material in years.
Shadows Fall will hit the road as direct support to Fear Factory this spring. The band will also headline a string of dates. (Full tour dates below).
Formed in 1996, Shadows Fall emerged from Springfield, Massachusetts as a D.I.Y. band that ultimately found legions of fans, worldwide fame, Grammy nominations, and rock radio success. The band has released six studio albums, two DVDs, a collection of B-sides and one Greatest Hits compilation, selling over 770,000 to date and has had music featured on the hugely popular video game series Guitar Hero. With the band’s sound often described as having an unmistakable, seamless blend of metal and hard rock, Shadows Fall has grown to help define the very essence of modern aggressive music, showcasing their distinctive mix of bone-splintering aggression and melodic nuance. Shadows Fall has toured extensively with such bands as Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Stone Sour, Lacuna Coil, Trivium, Dragonforce, Killswitch Engage, As I Lay Dying, Slipknot, Five Finger Death Punch, Lamb Of God.
Shadows Fall Tour Dates
April 26 – Nashville, TN – Exit/In *
May 5 – St. Petersburg, FL – State Theater +
May 15 – Pontiac, MI – The Crofoot Ballroom +
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