Win a Schecter Electric Guitar and an Autographed CD by Entering the “Tell Us Your Biggest Secret” Contest!

Long Island, NY hard rockers BLAMESHIFT are heading out on their first headline tour this fall with openers Dive! The Fortune and Flames Tour begins in Philadelphia, PA at Gunners Run on October 25th and runs through November 24th in Teaneck, NJ at Mexicali Blues. See below for all current tour dates.

The band recently completed work on a follow up to The Black Rose, also with Erik Ron, entitled SecretsBLAMESHIFTrecently shot a music video for the title track ‘Secrets’ at an 18th century mansion located in Kentucky with director Jon King. In the past, the mansion has been featured on the television show Ghost Hunters, where the cast discovered some rare paranormal activity!

“We’re really excited to be heading out on our first headline tour ever,” states guitarist Tim Barbour. “We’ll be performing new music from our upcoming album Secrets, coming out next year. We just filmed a new music video for the title track, so keep your eyes open for that, coming soon!”

BLAMESHIFT is currently running a contest at www.tellmeallyoursecrets.com where fans can submit their biggest secret in turn for the change to win a signed advance copy of the new CD and a band-autographed Schecter electric guitar! Plus, the winner will have their anonymous secret in the album artwork! One entry per person with valid email address!

Stay tuned for more information about the new album coming soon!

BLAMESHIFT’s debut EP, The Black Rose, was released in February 2011 and produced by Erik Ron (VersaEmerge,Good CharlottePanic! at the Disco). Soon after the release of the EP, the band shot a music video with director Jay Sansone for their single ‘Ghost’. From that single, the band garnered a Hot Topic “Unsigned Band of the Month” title for August 2011, 110,000 collective hits on the music video on multiple YouTube pages including BlankTV, placements on MTV’s “The Real World”, and more.

FORTUNE AND FLAMES TOUR w/ BLAMESHIFT and Dive

10/25 – Philadelphia, PA @ Gunners Run

10/26 – Putnam, CT @ Charlee Bravos

11/2 – Buffalo, NY @ Broadway Joes

11/3 – Newport, KY @ The Thompson House

11/4 – Toledo, OH @ Frankies

11/8 – Steger, IL @ Another Hole In The Wall

11/9 – Rockford, IL @ Bar 3

11/10 – Janesville, WI @ Back Bar

11/13 – Des Moines, IA @ The Vaudeville Mews

11/16 – Harrisburg, SD @ The Phoenix Lounge

11/17 – Alcester, SD @ Hillbilly’s

11/19 – Sauget, IL @ Pops

11/23 – Centereach, NY @ Middle Country Beer Garden

11/24 – Teaneck, NJ @ Mexicali Blues

For more information on BLAMESHIFT, please visit these websites:

www.facebook.com/blameshift

www.twitter.com/blameshift
www.youtube.com/user/Blameshift

www.myspace.com/blameshift

www.reverbnation.com/blameshift

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