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MyChildren MyBride Release New Video
MYCHILDREN MYBRIDE also release ‘King Of The Hopeless’ on their social networks. Fans can view the video on the band’s YouTube. ‘King Of The Hopeless’ is the third video from their sophomore album ‘Lost Boy’. ‘Lost Boy’ released in June of 2010 and has sold close to 14,000 units to date. The music video was shot in Los Angeles, California during the summer of 2010. Directed by Daniel Chesnut, the band is no stranger to Chesnut having worked with him on the video ‘Crimson Grim.’ “It was a wonderful experience being about to work with Daniel Chesnut who is a great artist with a clear vision,” states MYCHILDREN MYBRIDE’s Matthew Hasting. “It was very refreshing.” ‘King Of The Hopeless,’ is about how when we think our path is chosen and clear, that it’s not. Even when we feel hopeless and lost, there is always another way. Don’t forget to catch MYCHILDREN MYBRIDE while on the road with HASTE THE DAY in their farewell tour across the US and Canada. Beginning in St. Paul, MN on January 28th and ending on March 10th in Louisville, KY. Also, check out MYCHILDREN MYBRIDE in Europe with THE CHARIOT. The tour kicks off March 17th in Glasgow, Scotland and ends March 31st in Cologne, Germany.
Tour Dates:
2/18 – St. Petersburg, FL
2/19 – Orlando, FL
2/20 – Atlanta, GA
2/21 – Birmingham, AL
2/22 – Memphis, TN
2/23 – St. Louis, MO
2/24 – Chicago, IL
2/25 – Cleveland, OH
2/26 – Detroit, MI
2/27 – Pittsburgh, PA
3/1 – Montreal, QC
3/2 – London, ON
3/3 – Toronto, ON
3/4 – Syracuse, NY
3/5 – Philadelphia, PA
3/6 – New York, NY
3/7 – Richmond, VA
3/9 – Columbus, OH
3/10 – Louisville, KY
3/17 – Glasgow, Scotland
3/18 – Manchester, UK
3/19 – Nottingham, UK
3/20 – Manchester, UK
3/21 – Camden Town, UK
3/22 – Paris, FR
3/23 – Antwerp, BE
3/24 – Eindhoven, NL
3/25 – Hamburg, DE
3/26 – Stuttgart, DE
3/27 – Munster, DE
3/28 – Munich, DE
3/30 – Zurich, DE
3/31 – Cologne, DE

Abandon Kansas News
With an extensive touring schedule and DIY work ethic, the band has already garnered a legion of loyal fans and was named one of Alternative Press’ “100 Bands You Need To Know In 2010.” Abandon Kansas is determined to continue to bring their music to the masses with the release of Ad Astra Per Aspera.
Tour Dates:
3/8 – Wichita, KS
3/9 – Hays, KS
3/10 – Boulder, CO
3/11 – Sandy, UT
3/12 – Las Vegas, NV
3/13 – Glendale, AZ
3/14 – Yucca Valley, CA
3/16 – San Bernardino, CA
3/17 – Yorba Linda, CA
3/18 – Fresno, CA
3/19 – Roseville, CA
3/20 – Yuba City, CA
3/22 – Ashland, OR
3/23 – Portland, OR
3/24 – Seattle, WA
3/25 – Camas, WA
3/26 – Boise, ID
3/28 – Belle Fourche, SD
3/29 – Sioux Falls, SD
3/31 – Minneapolis, MN
4/1 – Ames, IA
4/2 – Cedar Falls, IA
4/4 – Elgin, IL
4/5 – Charleston, IL
4/7 – Bay City, MI
4/8 – Owsosso, MI

In The Midst Of Lions News
In the Midst of Lions are heading out on a headlining tour with This or the Apocalypse, Your Memorial, No Bragging Rights this March. TMOL will be supporting their 2010 release, The Heart of Man.
Tour Dates:
3/7 – Fargo, ND
3/8 – Grand Rapids, MN
3/9 – Sioux Falls, SD
3/10 – Wichita, KS
3/11 – Waco, TX
3/13 – Montgomery, AL
3/15 – Linthicum, MD
3/16 – Richmond, VA
3/17 – Lynchburg, VA
3/18 – Virginia Beach, VA
3/19 – Lemoyne, PA
3/20 – Toledo, OH
3/21 – Lansing, MI
3/22 – Portage, IN
3/23 – Springfield, IL
For more information on In The Midst Of Lions, visit:
myspace.com/inthemidstoflions

As They Sleep Post New Video
Detroit technical death metal group, As They Sleep, has launched its debut music video from the recently released full-length, Dynasty, for the track, “Oracle of the Dead”. The bone crunching video is currently streaming exclusively on Noisecreep.com. The “Oracle of the Dead” music video was filmed at Northend Studios in Detroit with director, Drew Russ (A Day To Remember, Impending Doom, War of Ages). The ringside concept for the video was a collaborative effort between the band and director, though As They Sleep vocalist, Aaron Bridgewater, admits that the video was more about having fun, rather than exploring the complex concept behind Dynasty’s focus on the rise and fall of empires throughout history. “It in no way, shape, or form has anything to do with the song itself or the record. It’s just all of us being idiots, really.”
However, it is difficult to deny that the hard-hitting tone set by the wrestling concept does in fact exemplify the pummeling track that is, “Oracle of the Dead”. “’Oracle of the Dead’ is just stupidly unrelenting, and we figured why not come out swinging?” Dynasty, As They Sleep’s Solid State Records debut, hit stores in November. A behind-the-scenes video blog from the “Oracle of the Dead” video shoot can be seen here.

Warclub Records Seeking Metal Band Demos
Warclub Records is now seeking METAL bands. ease keep in mind that Warclub Records is a Christian label, specializing in all forms of extreme christian metal (speed, thrash, death and black metal, as well as goth oriented metal) before responding. If you are a band, or know a band who is seeking a label, please respond to warclubrecords(at)gmail(dot)com. Serious bands only!

New Stryper Podcast Episode
Stryper releases some cool news on their latest podcast: “Happy Valentines Day from Strictly Stryper! This month our episode is going to feature tons of ballads and love songs for the Stryper fan! NOT! OK we will play a couple of them just because love is in the air but this episode is all about the rock! February 15th marks the release of ‘The Covering’ and we are going to hear at least 2 brand new tracks off of the upcoming CD! We are going to feature the brand new original track ‘GOD’ and at least one other track as we celebrate the bands latest release! Also we are adding a new segment this episode called ‘Heavens Metal Rock Report’ (featuring Kevin Crothers staff writer for HM Magazine and White Throne) Plus plenty of Stryper news and happenings and even some tracks from Guardian, Seventh Power and Sacred Warrior! This month we also welcome our brand new affiliate to carry the show by way of Boost Radio! So sit back tune in and hear all the latest info and the latest music! Visit our site at strictlystryper.com for all of our affiliate stations, air dates and times!

Circleslide Post New Song
Critically acclaimed Christian pop/rock band Circleslide wants to share the ultimate gift of love this Valentine’s Day — God’s love for each of us. Their new single, “Love Amazing” from their current CD, Echoes of the Light on Save the City Records and Provident-Integrity Distribution, explores the way God loves us even when we feel unloved, left out, or at the end of our rope. “Circleslide is one of the most real bands I have ever had the opportunity to take to radio. Their music and ministry work hand in hand on a daily basis,” says Chris Laney, V.P. of Digital Development, AC/Inspo National Promotion at Shamrock Media. “‘Love Amazing,’ their newest single, hit radio and got several immediate adds in week one.” “I haven’t been this passionate about a song in a long time,” he continues, “‘Love Amazing’ has personally moved me, and I am so passionate about taking it to radio! I really believe that this song can touch lives in ways that only God can supply.” “Love Amazing” is being spun on stations around the country, including WJTL (Lancaster, PA), WDJC (Birmingham, AL), KCVO (Camdenton, MO) WCVK (Bowling, Green KY) and WWIB (Chippewa Falls, WI).

CY Preps To Launch Fourth Album
Christian rapper CY is preparing to launch his fourth album, High Wire Act, with a fresh website, new distribution deal, nationwide tours, and a free compilation download. High Wire Act is set to drop locally on March 10, 2011 with a combination birthday/release party. But before then, CY is whetting appetites with a free, 31 track greatest hits-style compilation titled As the World Turns: The Best of CY. This collection encompasses tracks from all of CY’s previous releases, various other projects, and even a few sneak previews of the upcoming High Wire Act album. As the World Turns is being offered as a free, digital release in partnership with 3HP Records. The compilation was downloaded over 2,100 times on the first day it was posted and is rapidly approaching the 10,000 downloads mark (all within the first five days.) “I thought the compilation was a good way to give back to my fans to let them hear some of their favorite CY songs, catch up on some they might have missed, and to let them sample a few tracks from the new album,” CY said. “I’m excited that so many people have grabbed it and pray that momentum continues once High Wire Act drops.”
After launching the Circus World Event…The Ringleader album at the 2007 Texas Holy Hip Hop Achievement Awards (where MTV personality Sway was a presenter) to critical acclaim, CY began to pray about the direction of its much anticipated follow-up. Whereas The Ringleader’s concept envisioned our world as a circus with one true ringleader (God) and an imposter (Satan) who plots and schemes for the same position, High Wire Act plays off a tight rope metaphor that represents the narrow road believers in Christ must walk in order to receive eternal life. The project also carries other messages about the humility that must be maintained by those placed in lofty positions. CY’s High Wire Act employs a gloomier carnival sound, picture-painting lyrics, and explosive energy. It’s versatile and accessible to all listeners with tracks produced by himself, Phillip Moore, Tony Stone, Vohn Beats/Symbolyc One, Jimmy Natural and others. Guest artists include Young Joshua, Tony Stone, One Dose, Von Won, FireJaws, Gina V, Tannie, Gifted, Kent & Shellee Coley, MiKalibur, Titus, D.Steele, and more. High Wire Act will be available nationally through brick-and-mortar and digital channels thanks to CY’s new partnership with CLG Distribution. Fans may also pre-order the release through the artist’s recently revamped website. Finally, you can catch CY’s eye-popping stage presentation in support of High Wire Act at either South Carolina’s M.O.S.T. Tour or as part of this summer’s 7 Chosen Tour in nine different states throughout United States and Canada.

Glenn Hughes & Doug Pinnick Sing On Sinatra Tribute
What would timeless songs like “New York, New York,” “Lady Is A Tramp,” and “Fly Me To The Moon,” sound like cranked out of Marshall stacks, crooned by members of Cheap Trick, Twisted Sister, Deep Purple, Anthrax, Mr. Big, or Queensrÿche? This can now be experienced on SIN-Atra, a brand new album to be released by Eagle Rock Entertainment on March 29, 2011. This all-star project, created from the team that brought you the merry, molten melodies of We Wish You A Metal Xmas, reinvents the classic songs that the great Frank Sinatra performed and, in turn, made famous. These twelve cherished tunes, written by some of the greatest songwriters of all time, are given a radical hard rock/heavy metal treatment, resulting in electrically charged versions of the classics. Some of the most potent and recognizable voices of rock rework such legendary gems as “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” “Strangers In The Night,” and “That’s Life,” including Dee Snider, Robin Zander, Glenn Hughes, Joey Belladonna, Geoff Tate, , Tim “Ripper” Owens, Eric Martin, and dUg Pinnick. Producers Bob Kulick, of KISS and Meat Loaf fame, and Brett Chassen, recreated these songs on guitar and drums, respectively, rounded out by Billy Sheehan (bass) and Doug Katsaros (keyboards, orchestration). Also making an appearance as lead guitarist on “That’s Life” is renowned rock guitarist Richie Kotzen. These familiar favorites are beloved the world over, but they’ve never been heard like this before! “A fantastic CD,” says executive producer Wendy Dio, “keeping the era alive with today’s musicians.” Eagle Rock Entertainment is an international media production and distribution company operating across audiovisual entertainment programming. Eagle Rock Entertainment works directly alongside talent to produce the highest quality programming output covering film, general entertainment and musical performance. Eagle Rock Entertainment has offices based in London, New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, Hamburg, & Paris.
Track Listing:
1. New York, New York – Devin Townsend (Strapping Young Lad)
2. I’ve Got You Under My Skin – Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple)
3. Summerwind – Geoff Tate (Queensrÿche)
4. It Was A Very Good Year – Dee Snider (Twisted Sister)
5. Witchcraft – Tim “Ripper” Owens (Judas Priest, Iced Earth)
6. Fly Me To The Moon – Robin Zander (Cheap Trick)
7. Lady Is A Tramp – Eric Martin (Mr. Big)
8. Strangers In The Night – Joey Belladonna (Anthrax)
9. High Hopes – Franky Perez (Scars on Broadway)
10. I’ve Got The World On A String – dUg Pinnick (King’s X)
11. Love And Marriage – Elias Soriano (Nonpoint)
12. That’s Life – Jani Lane (Warrant)

Tobymac Plays Golf At Pebble Beach Pro-Am
The celebrity field for the 2011 AT&T Pebble Beach National ProAm was joined by GRAMMY®-Award winning and multi-platinum selling artist TobyMac this week. Leading PGA TOUR pros will be teamed with celebrity amateurs including TobyMac, as well as ESPN sportscaster Chris Berman, actor Kevin Costner, NCIS: Los Angeles star Chris O’Donnell and Josh Duhamel. Other celebrities include former San Francisco 49er Harris Barton, soccer star Brandi Chastain, and actors Don Cheadle and Ray Romano. Played on Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill Golf Course and Monterey Peninsula Country Club’s Shore Course February 7th– 13th, this is TobyMac’s first visit to the ProAm, and should he continue through the rounds on Sunday, may miss the GRAMMY® Awards and where he nominated for his latest album TONIGHT, which received a nod for “Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album,” and marks TobyMac’s seventh consecutive GRAMMY® nomination as a solo artist. Net proceeds from the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am go to support a wide variety of charitable organizations. Since the tournament moved to the Monterey Peninsula in 1947, Monterey Peninsula Foundation has made charitable donations totaling over $85,000,000.

Harry Fox Agency Handles Licensing Services For Grammy Tracks
The Harry Fox Agency, Inc. (HFA), the nation’s leading provider of intellectual property management, licensing, and royalty calculation and distribution services for the music industry has announced their collaboration with The Recording Academy® to license its on-demand listening service of this year’s GRAMMY®-nominated tracks posted for member voter consideration. For the fourth year in a row, HFA provided The Recording Academy with a one-stop shop for research and clearance service not only for catalogs already represented by HFA, but also for non-represented material, identifying all tracks for each nominated album in selected categories, matching these sound recordings to the publishing ownership information, and obtaining mechanical licensing authority. In a matter of weeks, HFA was able to clear GRAMMY nominated content over a diverse range of categories including Latin, jazz, gospel, pop, R&B, blues, folk, Hawaiian, Native American, Cajun, reggae, world, musical shows, children’s music, instrumentals and chorals. These results highlight the level of copyright expertise resident at HFA and the depth of HFA’s music database and publisher relationships. Gary Churgin, President & CEO of HFA commented: “HFA is proud to leverage our extensive resources and industry knowledge to quickly secure a high volume of licenses for this crucial aspect of the GRAMMY voting process. We are happy to assist The Recording Academy with their licensing and to continue this relationship that supports Music’s Biggest Night®.”

Winter’s Fall Debut New Video
QRO Magazine was kind enough to premiere Winter’s Fall new video HERE. Winter’s Fall At All Angles will be available on 02/15. Their tour dates are below. You can pre-order it from us right now, as cds will ship out immediately. Digital downloads will be available on the 15th.
Tour Dates:
2/19 – Berkeley, CA
3/1 – San Diego, CA
3/2 – Los Angeles, CA
3/3 – El Paso, TX
3/4 – Austin, TX
3/5 – Ft. Worth, TX
3/6 – Santa Fe, NM
3/7 – Phoenix, AZ
3/11 – San Francisco, CA
3/13 – San Jose, CA

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