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As I Lay Dying Performing On Fuel TV
Grammy®-nominated metal group AS I LAY DYING will perform “Anodyne Sea” and “Vacancy” off their latest release The Powerless Rise (Metal Blade) on Wednesday, October 20 on FUEL TV’s “The Daily Habit” at 9:30pm ET/PT. The cast of “Jackass 3-D” will also be appearing on the episode. “The Daily Habit” encompasses the world of the action sports enthusiast, mixing the best in pop culture with today’s top action sports personalities, cutting-edge music, product reviews, and comedy. On Tuesday, November 9, AS I LAY DYING–NICK HIPA (guitar), TIM LAMBESIS (vocals), JORDAN MANCINO (drums), PHIL SGROSSO (guitar) and JOSH GILBERT Limited Edition Super Deluxe Fan Boxset. The package includes THE POWERLESS RISE CD and 12” vinyl picture disc, THE POWERLESS RISE DVD documentary w/in studio footage and interviews + extras: guitar, bass, & drum tabs featuring Jordan Mancino, Nick Hipa, Phil Sgrosso and Josh Gilbert, song stems for “Upside Down Kingdom,” expanded recording outtakes, a hardcover book w/ lyrics, photos and editorial from the band, 12” X 12” lithograph, 3 guitar picks, mini drumstick keychain, As I Lay Dying patch, As I Lay Dying window cling and metal As I Lay Dying logo pin. Quantities are limited and once sold out they are gone forever. AS I LAY DYING just wrapped the North American leg of their tour with All That Remains, Unearth, and Carnifex and will end the year with shows throughout Europe (dates below). Released earlier this year, THE POWERLESS RISE debuted on the Billboard Top 200 chart at #10 and marks yet another major feat for the metal band that refuses to compromise their sound to conform to the mainstream as they continue to deliver heavy and melodic music to their fans around the world. Look for an announcement regarding a 2011 tour soon.
Tour Dates:
11/4 – Switzerland
11/5 – Viale Tritone, Italy
11/6 – Vienna, Austria
11/7 – Nuremburg, Germany
11/8 – Strasbourgh, France
11/9 – Paris, France
11/10 – Luxembourg
11/11 – Munich, Germany
11/12 – Köln, Germany
11/13 – Stuttgart, Germany
11/14 – Münster, Germany
11/15 – Berlin, Germany
11/16 – Gotenburg, Sweden
11/17 – Stockholmd, Sweden
11/19 – Helsinki, Finland
11/21 – Malmo, Sweden
11/22 – Hamburg, Germany
11/23 – Leipzig, Germany
11/24 – Antwerp, Belgium
11/25 – Norwich, UK
11/26 – London, UK
11/27 – Wolverhampton, UK
11/28 – Manchester, UK
11/29 – Glasgow, UK
11/30 – Sheffield, UK

The Chariot Unveil New Music Video
Georgia’s THE CHARIOT and AbsolutePunk have just revealed the brand new music video for the track ‘David De La Hoz’, cut from the band’s upcoming November 22nd GOOD FIGHT MUSIC release, Long Live. View the video here at AbsolutePunk.net! THE CHARIOT also just unveiled a new layout, along with a brand new track, ‘The Audience’ last week on their MySpace page. Due to the holiday, the release of Long Live has been pushed up by a day from November 23rd to November 22nd! Make sure to buy your copy of Long Live even earlier than before on Monday, November 22nd! A brand new group of pre-order packages have been made available for fans to purchase Long Live! he first 500 pre-orders (of any kind) receive a free signed, hand numbered silk screen poster (pictured above). Act now to get your bundle and poster before supplies run out! THE CHARIOT is pleased to announce a fall tour with CANCER BATS, taking them through eastern Canada and U.S.! The tour begins with some solo headlining dates from November 12th through November 17th, and the CANCER BATS join in on November 19th in Windsor! See below for all current dates! The band’s highly-anticipated new release, Long Live, hits stores on November 23rd, 2010. The record will mark the first release for the band on their new label, GOOD FIGHT MUSIC. Behind the boards on Long Live is seasoned producer Matt Goldman (UnderOath, MyChildren MyBride, Four Letter Lie), who is known for his work on several past records by THE CHARIOT, such as Wars and Rumors of Wars (2009), The Fiancée (2007), Unsung EP (2005), and Everything Is Alive, Everything Is Breathing, Nothing Is Dead And Nothing Is Bleeding (2004).
Tour Dates:
11/12 – Harrisonburg, VA
11/13 – West Springfield, VA
11/14 – Providence, RI
11/15 – Hartford, CT
11/16 – Toronto, ON
11/17 – Montreal, QC
11/19 – Windsor, ON
11/20 – Kitchener, ON
11/21 – London, ON
11/22 – Ottawa, ON
11/23 – Kingston, ON
11/24 – Peterborough, ON
11/25 – Barrie, ON
11/26 – Brantford, ON
11/27 – Mississauga, ON
11/30 – Edinboro, PA
12/01 – Pittsburgh, PA
12/02 – Poughkeepsie, NY
12/03 – Garden City, NY
12/04 – Vineland, NJ
12/05 – West Chester, PA
12/06 – Virginia Beach, VA
12/07 – Raleigh, NC
12/08 – Corbin, KY
12/09 – East Ridge, TN
12/10 – Prattville, AL
12/11 – Douglasville, GA

Impending Doom Heading Out With Chimaira
Cleveland, OH natives CHIMAIRA are pleased to announce their new headlining run, the ‘BLUE COLLAR BRAWLER TOUR’! Tapped to support the band on the run is Impending Doom, Daath, and This Or The Apocalypse. The run begins on November 24th in Chicago, IL, so make sure to purchase your tickets now!
For more information on Impending Doom, visit:
myspace.com/impendingdoom

Gideon Signs To Strike First
Tuscaloosa, Alabama brings us Gideon, an aggressive, melodic hardcore band with an already impressive repertoire. Well-placed gang vocals and a powerful front man set Gideon apart from many of their peers, while the band as a whole, whose members have been playing together only since 2008, come off sounding like seasoned pros. Gideon have self-released two EPs since 2008 with the help of Brian Hood at 456 Recordings, and have been committed to playing as many shows as possible, turning to full time touring after all members of the band had graduated from high school. Now they’re preparing to recording their debut for Strike First Records with Brian Hood this winter. Look for the new full length Gideon album to be out in February 2011.
Tour Dates:
10/23 – Ocean Springs, MI
10/29 – Madison, AL
11/2 – Greensboro, NC
11/3 – Murfreesboro, TN
11/4 – Corbin, KY
11/5 – Mansfield, OH
11/6 – York Haven, PA
11/9 – Manchester, NH
11/10 – Boston, MA
11/11 – Brooklyn, NY
11/13 – Crofton, MA
11/14 – Greenville, SC
1/15 – Garden City, ID
1/17 – Seattle, WA
1/22 – Phoenix, AZ
1/23 – Roswell, NM
1/24 – El Paso, TX
1/25 – Midland, TX

Disciple News
Disciple has just re-recorded their song “Dear X (You Don’t Own Me) with Howard Benson for a mainstream radio push. INO/Capitol Records recording artists’ Disciple recently sat down with UTG TV to record an acoustic performance of their latest single, “Dear X, You Don’t Own Me.” Check out the video here.

Alice Cooper To Appear On That Metal Show 10/30
VH1 Classic, the ultimate destination for rock and metal, is giving fans the opportunity to catch their favorite musicians every Saturday night during “ROCKTOBER” beginning Saturday, October 16 at 9 PM* with all new episodes of “Behind The Music: Remasterd” and the new sixth season of “That Metal Show.” VH1’s Emmy Award-nominated and critically acclaimed series “Behind The Music,” returns to continue some of the rock world’s most iconic stories. Starting October 16 at 9 PM*, VH1 Classic will air nine new one-hour episodes of “Behind the Music Remastered” featuring some of classic rocks’ seminal artists and bands. Picking up where the original “Behind the Music” episode left off, VH1 Classic will air brand new interviews, footage, and video clips that update the stories of several classic artists over the last 10 to 15 years. Each episode premieres at 9PM*. Complete lineup below.
10/23 – Leif Garrett
10/30 – Alice Cooper
11/6 – Boy George
11/13 – Hall & Oates
11/20 – Duran Duran
11/27 – Lynyrd Skynyrd
12/4 – Fleetwood Mac

Artist Series Guitar Release Demon Hunter Custom
Six string upstart, Artist Series Guitar has just launched pre-orders for it’s initial custom line only available through ArtistSeriesGuitar.com. Linking the artists of heavy music with their fans, the company will premiere five signature guitars designed by Parkway Drive, Demon Hunter, Bleeding Through, Death By Stereo and Throwdown. The company already launched a pre-order for the signature Death By Stereo “Skulls And Bolts” guitar, which sold out of its initial pressing in a matter of days. All of the models are limited edition, with 500 of the Parkway Drive and Demon Hunter guitars being manufactured and only 250 of all other models. Artist Series Guitar CEO (and former bassist for Bleeding Through) Vijay Kumar, says of the line “We started by approaching bands that get excited about connecting with their fans on different and unique levels. All of these initial bands have their own musical style as well as a visual aesthetic that profoundly influences our generation. With that, we had an extremely easy time deciding that these bands NEED to have their own ASG model. By creating these guitars we are giving fans a musical link to their favorite artists and perpetuating the cycle of fans becoming musicians and in turn influencing other people.” All of the bands involved were completely involved in the design and manufacturing stages of their own guitar. Ryan Clark, vocalist to Demon Hunter and noted graphic designer talks about the design of their “Blood Soaked” model. “For bands like us, I think the idea of having an affordable yet quality guitar to offer fans is a very lofty and somewhat unrealistic idea. So, when we were approached with the idea, it seemed too good to be true. From the design to the way that it plays, I think our fans will be very pleased. The guitar features the classic skull logo that DH fans will recognize. Over the years, this logo has become more than just a logo, Demon Hunter fans worldwide have adopted the logo as their own symbol of strength, perseverance, faith and adversity.”

New Third Day Album Out Now
MOVE, the 11th studio album from multi-Platinum rock band Third Day, hits retail outlets nationwide, today. Produced by Paul Moak (Mat Kearney, Martha Wainwright), MOVE follows Revelation, which debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 in 2008, and 2009’s CD/DVD Live Revelations, which won the band its fourth GRAMMY® earlier this year. MOVE releases amid a flurry of positive media including a review of the album in today’s print and online editions of USA Today and a lead music feature in Billboard magazine (Oct. 23, 2010). The incendiary “Lift Up Your Face,” which features The Blind Boys of Alabama, has become Third Day’s fastest-rising single, with 91 stations adding it out of the box. It’s currently at 36 million in audience. “The country is going through hard times, and there are doubts and insecurity,” explains lead vocalist Mac Powell. “‘Lift Up Your Face’ is our message of encouragement – not just to listeners though -to us as well. It’s a message we all need to hear and I think that really sums up a lot of what we were going for with this record.” The raw, rootsy 12-track collection finds members Mac Powell, Mark Lee, Tai Anderson and David Carr at their melodic and lyrical best. Recently inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame, the band’s Southern roots clearly inform Move, from the sinuous slide guitar to the layers of smoky vocals. Highlights include the visceral “Make Your Move,” which has already been tapped by “ESPN College Football,” the guitar-picking, hand-clapping, in-your-face classic “Surrender” and the soulful “Sound of Your Voice.” Third Day, ranked as one of the top touring bands by Pollstar, recently launched the AEG Live-sponsored “Make A Difference Tour.” Nearly 40,000 fans turned out for the first two weekends of shows and over 100,000 tickets have already been sold for the 20-city arena outing, which wraps up at Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, NC on October 30th. See below for remaining dates. Over the past decade, Third Day has racked up 27 No. 1 radio singles and sold more than seven million albums, receiving two RIAA Platinum and eight Gold certifications. The band has won four GRAMMY awards, an American Music Award, 24 GMA Dove Awards and multiple ASCAP honors. The band has appeared on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” “60 Minutes” and “Nightline” and been featured in The New York Times, USA Today and on the cover of Billboard, which called Third Day “one of the best rock bands.”

Project 86 To Release Live Album
Industry vets Project 86 have hit a major career milestone commemorating their 15th year as a band. This is no small feat in an ever-changing industry where most bands fail to find longevity. After releasing 7 full-length albums, 2 EP’s, selling nearly half a million records, and playing over 1500 shows in 10 different countries this accomplished group has much to celebrate. The band is kicking off their anniversary year by releasing their first ever live record titled 15.Live on December 7th. Critically lauded for their pummeling live performance, P86 spent the summer of 2010 recording an album packed with songs from the bulk of their catalog. Additionally, they have announced that 2011 will be full of more unique offerings and surprises for their fans. Lead singer Andrew Schwab says, “15 years is a testimony to the loyalty of our fan base and we wanted to do something special to give back to them.” He continues, “We have had such an amazing career and recording this live album was a reflection of the most fundamental part of why we started this band to begin with: to create an intense live experience that is more than just a performance but also a place where people could come to just let go. This album is the next best thing to being at a show”. P86 is currently wrapping up a busy year of touring in support of their most recent Tooth and Nail release Picket Fence Cartel featuring the radio hits “Dark Angel Dragnet” and “Destroyer.” With major appearances at Sonshine Festival, Purple Door, Soul Fest, Joshua Fest, Freedom Fest and Forty Fest the band shows no signs of slowing. Project 86 will once again be hitting the road on the “XV Tour” January and February with special guests TBA.
For more information on dates, visit:
project86.com

New David Crowder Band Stop Motion Video
David Crowder*Band debuted the new video for their next single “SMS (Shine)” on VEVO. The video’s centerpiece is a bit of nostalgia that everyone will remember from childhood: LITE-BRITE®. Directed, shot and edited entirely by the band, the visually stunning new clip was created using over 700,000 LITE-BRITE® pegs composing 1,200 LITE-BRITE® images. No computer generated graphics or effects whatsoever were used. However, there were 2,150 man-hours from 83 friends who were powered by 148 pizzas! Utilizing the ‘stop-motion’ style of filmmaking, “SMS (Shine)” tells the story of a couple falling in love. Each frame was painstakingly conceived with exquisite detail and ‘moving’ images. The creators even take us outside the canvas of the vintage toy to tell the couple’s story. It was a labor of love and the end result is mesmerizing. This is truly great visual art with a vintage toy from the 80s.

Prodigal God Debut Album
Prodigal God, a double CD of 23 new songs by Brian Doerksen and Christopher Greco, tells the tale of two brothers and one wastefully extravagant father. You can plug in immediately through digital download and in a few days receive the elegantly designed double CD package with an accompanying libretto booklet. See our SHOP for pricing options (including a free one) which have been crafted to open, for as many people to get in on the prodigal world immediately. There are also premium packaging options for folks who want to support Prodigal God’s journey to the screen and stage. We’re looking for strategic traveling companions in locales around the globe to help us bring the show to theatre near you. Listening to Prodigal God is a choice for adventure. A choice for the unexpected. A choice to find yourself in someone else’s story. We’re guessing you love to listen to music as much as we do. That’s why we’ve corralled this ancient parable into catchy tunes, thoughtful word play, instrumental hooks, and bold performances. Upon first listen, you’ll notice Prodigal God – The Album offers a different listening experience than you might be used to… First, there’s story which drives the songs. Familiar and not. You’ll sense that each song means a bit more than the one before it, and by the end, the sum of the parts offers an extra kick. Second, most pop projects don’t offer such cohesive diversity. Within the first 5 songs you’ll hear 7 different singers, each with their own unique sound. This eclecticism comes out of character and relationship and, if we’ve done our job well, offers you multiple layers and points of view from which to experience the story. Especially upon multiple listens. The score offers an extravagance of musical styles. Ron Kenoly shares his trademark crackly R&B depths, with a playful horn section thrown in. MARIKA and Colin Janz make pop sparks fly, each with their own very personal sound. Thanks to world musician Boris Sichon, you’ll feel touches of the exotic and ancient. The last distinctive of this album lies in the story gaps between the songs. There are pivotal moments of this story which are entirely missing on the recording: dialogue scenes, monologues, fights, and dance breaks. Listening to the album might feel like working a big jigsaw puzzle. In short, it’s a musical. Like most cast recordings, ours is designed to maintain its freshness and relevance five, ten or even twenty years from now. For those who are used to listening to original cast recordings, you’ll know what to do and when to do it. For others, this might be a first adventure. And hopefully not a last.
For more information on Prodigal God, visit:
prodigal-god.com

A Plea For Purging Headlining Tour
Facedown’s A Plea For Purging have just announced a headlining tour with Your Memorial (Facedown), Within The Ruins (Victory), and The Plot In You (Rise). The Mosh PotatTour kicks off on December 1 and runs through the middle of the month. A Plea For Purging will be touring in support of their 2009 release The Marriage of Heaven and Hell.
Tour Dates:
12/1 – Lemoyne, PA
12/2 – Clinton, NJ
12/3 – Linthicum, MD
12/4 – Lynchburg, VA
12/5 – Richmond, VA
12/6 – Greenville, SC
12/7 – East Ridge, TN
12/10 – Nashville, TN
12/11 – Montgomery, AL
12/13 – Springfield, MO
12/14 – Tulsa, OK
12/15 – Oklahoma City, OK

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