It is with great pleasure HM is announcing the inaugural Music for Good Tour, featuring Silent Planet and Darkness Divided. (Dates below.)

HM was born and built on sweat and drive, as founding owner Doug Van Pelt handed out the first issue on Xerox copies, folded in half by hand on the University of Texas campus in Austin. Now, 30 years later, the Music for Good Tour aims to embody those same grassroots ideals, taking a from-the-bottom-to-the-top approach with bands and sponsors, simultaneously bringing a faith-based love for any and every one that comes to a show.

Join us on the road this Spring!

  • 3/21 – San Antonio, TX – The Korova
  • 3/22 – Lake Charles, LA – The Center Stage – “End Suicide Season” Fest
  • 3/23 – Shreveport, LA – Big D’s
  • 3/24 – Houston, TX – Walter’s Downtown (with Those Who Fear and Colossus)
  • 3/25 – Fort Worth, TX – Tomcats West
  • 3/26 – Lawton, OK – NEW VENUE: The “ARCH” Acoustic Rock Coffee House
  • 3/27 – Amarillo, TX – The Wreck Room Street Team
  • 3/28 – Albuquerque, NM – NEW VENUE: The Jamspot
  • 3/29 – Flagstaff, AZ – The Hive
  • 3/31 – Fresno, CA – Chinatown Youth Center (with Fallstar)
  • 4/1 – Stockton, CA – The Burning Bush (with Fallstar)
  • 4/3 – Pomona, CA – Rock of Faith Christian Fellowship
  • 4/4 – San Diego, CA – NEW DATE! – The Epicentre
  • 4/5 – Santa Ana, CA – Recess Studios
  • 4/6 – Yuma, AZ – Jeff’s Venue
  • 4/7 – Mesa, AZ – The Nile Underground

HM's Music for Good Tour 2014

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