Avenged Sevenfold, Ozzy Osbourne, Queens of the Stone Age to join Foo Fighters at Welcome to Rockville 2018

Just when you thought the Welcome to Rockville 2018 lineup couldn’t get any better, festival organizers unveiled the complete list of artists set to invade North Florida in the spring of 2018. On Monday (Nov. 6) Danny Wimmer Present unleashed their epic lineup for their Jacksonville-based music festival. Avenged Sevenfold, Godsmack, Stone Sour, Billy Idol, Queens of the Stone Age, and Ozzy Osbourne are just some of the big names that will take the stage during the first World’s Loudest Month music festival of the year.

“Since Welcome to Rockville’s inception seven years ago, I have been building towards this day: To bring not just the biggest rock festival in Jacksonville (or even Florida), but the biggest rock lineup in the United States to my hometown,” festival creator and producer Danny Wimmer said in a press release. “This is a triumph for me, my company, and the city that I love.”

Acts like The Used, Thrice, Underoath, Killswitch Engage, Black Veil Brides, Sevendust, Bullet For My Valentine, Atreyu, and many more will joined the aforementioned acts on the bill.

Welcome To Rockville tickets, VIP packages, as well as hotel and camping options are currently on sale on the music festival’s website here.

Welcome to Rockville 2018 will return to its home of Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, Florida during the weekend of April 27-29, 2018. Last month, festival organizers revealed that 2018 would mark the first year that the music festival would expand from two days to three. For now, the daily lineup, with the exception of one unknown act, can be seen below.

Listen: Asking Alexandria drops ‘Where Did it Go?’

After telling fans that they should expect a new song by the end of the week, Asking Alexandria has finally revealed the new tune. On Wednesday (Oct. 26), the United Kingdom-founded band released the second single from their upcoming, fifth studio album. The new song is titled “Where Did it Go?” and can be streamed above.

“Where Did it Go?” will join the group’s previously released song “Into the Fire” on their upcoming self-titled record. Asking Alexandria will mark the return of lead vocalist Danny Worsnop after departing the band at the beginning of 2015; Worsnop’s last album with Asking Alexandria was 2013’s From Death to Destiny.

Asking Alexandria is set to be released on Dec. 15 through Sumerian Records. Pre-orders for the upcoming album can be found on the band’s website here. Those who pre-order the album will get instant downloads of both “Into the Fire” and “Where Did it Go?”

Asking Alexandria will be the follow-up to the group’s 2016 release, The Black.

In support of the new album, Asking Alexandria announced last month a massive co-headlining North American tour with Black Veil Brides. The “Resurrection Tour” will kick off on Jan. 10, 2018 at the Complex in Salt Lake City, Utah and wrap up about two months on March 2, 2018 at the House of Blues in Las Vegas. The complete list of tour dates can be seen here.

Black Veil Brides, Asking Alexandria announce ‘The Resurrection Tour’

Black Veil Brides and Asking Alexandria will be teaming up this winter for a massive North American tour. On Tuesday (Sept. 26), the Los Angeles-based band and the United Kingdom-founded act announced joint plans to hit the road in early 2018 for a co-headlining tour. The upcoming excursion has been named “The Resurrection Tour” and will kick off on Jan. 10, 2018 at the Complex in Salt Lake City, Utah. After traveling across the United States and Canada for almost two months, the trek will conclude on March 2, 2018 at the House of Blues in Las Vegas.

Joining Black Veil Brides and Asking Alexandria for the complete trek will be Crown the Empire. Tickets for the upcoming tour will go on sale beginning this Friday, Sept. 29, here.

News of the upcoming tour should not come as much of a surprise to fans of both acts; both Black Veil Brides and Asking Alexandria have new music coming out in the near future. While being interviewed by Rock Sound, Black Veil Brides frontman Andy Biersack unveiled that their new album will see a release time frame of early 2018, though he did not confirm when in early 2018 the new album should be expected.

“The Black Veil Brides record will come out at the top end of 2018,” Biersack explained in the podcast. “The reason for the delay was that—first of all—we took 15 months to make the record, we really wanted everything to be as perfect as possible.” Back in late 2016, the band a new track titled “The Outsiders.” At the time, fans were to believe that the new song would be the first single off the much anticipated new album, but it is currently unknown if it will be featured on the impending record.

As for Asking Alexandria, the group recently released the music video for “Into the Fire“; their yet-to-be-titled fifth studio album’s lead single. According to the band, their new album will be released on Dec. 15 with pre-orders and additional details to be revealed within the upcoming weeks. The new album is the follow-up to 2016’s The Black and will mark the return of vocalist Worsnop who exited the band in early 2015.

For now, the complete list of North American stops for “The Resurrection tour” can be seen below.

THE RESURRECTION TOUR DATES:

Jan. 10 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
Jan. 11 – Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium
Jan. 12 – Kansas City, MO – Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland
Jan. 13 – St. Paul, MN – Myth Live
Jan. 15 – St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
Jan. 17 – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE – Indoor
Jan. 18 – Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe Live
Jan. 19 – Milwaukee, WI – Eagles Club Stage
Jan. 20 – Chicago, IL – Riviera Theatre
Feb. 2 – Worcester, MA – Palladium
Feb. 3 – Portland, ME – State Theatre
Feb. 4 – Montreal, QC – M Telus
Feb. 5 – Toronto, ON – Rebel
Feb. 7 – Norfolk, VA – The NorVa
Feb. 8 – New York, NY – Terminal 5
Feb. 9 – Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live
Feb. 10 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
Feb. 12 – Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
Feb. 13 – Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works
Feb. 14 – Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room at Old National Centre
Feb. 16 – Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Live
Feb. 17 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
Feb. 19 – Albuquerque, NM – El Rey Theater
Feb. 20 – Tempe, AZ – The Marquee
Feb. 22 – Boise, ID – Knitting Factory Concert House
Feb. 23 – Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
Feb. 24 – Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo
Feb. 25 – Vancouver, BC – Vogue Theatre
Feb. 27 – Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory Concert House
March 1 – San Francisco, CA – The Warfield Theatre
March 2 – Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues

Black Veil Brides drop new song

Less than 24 hours after teasing fans on social media with a simple “tomorrow,” Black Veil Brides has unveiled just what tomorrow had in store for those die-hard followers. On Wednesday (Dec. 21), the California-based band released “The Outsider,” the lead single from their upcoming fifth studio album. The almost four-minute track premiered exclusively on Alternative Press‘ website where it was also confirmed that the group will grace the cover of the January 2017 edition of the magazine.

“We are so excited to share the brand new BVB track ‘The Outsider’ from our forthcoming fifth studio album to coincide with the latest issue of Alternative Press magazine!” shares frontman Andy Biersack. “We are in the mixing stages of the record, but in the meantime, we hope you enjoy this song!”

Listen to “The Outsider” below.

The release of “The Outsider” comes over a month after Biersack announced plans to hit the road in early 2017 to support his side project’s (Andy Black) debut album. The final leg of the “Homecoming” tour, is set to kick off on Feb. 9, 2017 at the Chameleon Club in Lancaster, Penn. and wrap up a little under a month later on March 3, 2017 at the Glasshouse in Pomona, Calif.

As for Black Veil Brides, the group released their fourth studio album back in October of 2014.

Black Veil Brides Cancel Upcoming Show

Black Veil Brides have had to do something that no band likes to do; they’ve had to cancel an upcoming tour stop. The band made the announcement on Monday (Oct. 19) in which they reveal the reason behind the cancellation. Turns out, it’s a little more serious than anyone could have anticipated. The cancellation of the Ventura (Oct. 22) stop of their tour is to allow drummer C.C. Coma (real name Christian Mora) time to let his injured hand get some much-needed rest.

According to the band’s post on Facebook, Coma has been playing shows with a torn ligament in his hand and with the group’s non-stop 2015 touring schedule, the hand has not had time to properly heal or at least get some time off. The band also writes that a doctor had advised them to give Coma a couple of days off, so it can kind of heal. If things go as planned, they will be able to resume the tour for the Santa Ana and Sacramento shows.

Read the band’s complete statement below.

“We are sorry to announce that due to an unforeseen injury we will not be able to perform in Ventura. Our drummer, CC, has been fighting through a torn ligament in his hand which has been made worse by the current tour and travel schedule. We will be returning to Los Angeles for him to see a specialist to heal his hand to the best of his abilities. It has been suggested by the doctor that we give him a few days off before he returns to the stage in Santa Ana. We intend on playing both the Orange County and Sacramento shows to finish off the run, if his injury permits. Again we apologize for the inconvenience and will make up the show at a later date, however at this point we just cannot take the risk of him exasperating an injury that could render him unable to play in the future. Please send your positive thoughts and good vibes his way as he deals with this pain.

– Black Veil Brides”

Like the post states, Black Veil Brides have spent the majority of 2015 on the road in support of their self-titled fourth album which came out in 2014. Here’s to a speedy recovery, C.C.

2015 Alternative Press Music Awards Winners

After so much publicity and posts from artists that we admire and listen to on a daily basis, the second annual Alternative Press Music Awards have called it a day (or night).

Leading the pack with the most wins at this year’s award show were the guys from All Time Low, taking home the awards for “Best Bassist” (Zack Merrick), “Best Drummer” (Rian Dawson), and “Most Dedicated Fans” (Hustlers).

In addition to the typical best whatever categories, legendary punk band X was given the Icon award while Corey Taylor from Slipknot presented Rob Zombie with the Vanguard award,

Check out the complete list of winners below.

2015 ALTERNATIVE PRESS MUSIC AWARDS WINNERS:

Artist Of The Year – Issues

Album Of The Year – Black Veil Brides – Black Veil Brides

Artist Philanthropic – Taking Back Sunday, American Cancer Society

Best Live Band – A Day To Remember

Breakthrough Band – PVRIS

Song Of The Year presented by Epitaph Records – Sleeping With Sirens (“Kick Me”)

Best International Band – The 1975 (UK)

Best Music Video – Bring Me The Horizon (“Drown”)

Best Fandom – 5 Seconds of Summer

Most Dedicated Fans – All Time Low (Hustlers)

Best Underground Band – Being As An Ocean

Best Vocalist – Hayley Williams (Paramore)

Best Guitarist – Tony Perry (Pierce The Veil)

Best Bassist – Zack Merrick (All Time Low)

Best Drummer – Rian Dawson (All Time Low)

As soon as they become available, we will upload all the live performance videos from the show which included Panic! at the Disco, Weezer, Pierce the Veil, the return of Sum 41, and even Metro Station getting booed off the stage.

Vans Warped Tour UK Announce 2015 Line-Up

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Warped Tour fans in the United Kingdom, the list of artists slated to perform at the 2015 Warped Tour UK have now been announced.

The UK incarnation of the North American based traveling festival will be co-headlined by Asking Alexandria (with their new singer) and Black Veil Brides; two bands who are also headlining this year’s Warped Tour. In addition to the co-headliners, Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!, Forever Came Calling, Memphis May Fire, Metro Station, The Rocket Summer, and many more will also play the show slated to take place on Oct. 18 at London’s Alexandra Palace.

The complete list of bands for the one-day show can be seen below, alphabetically.

Allusondrugs
Anti-Flag
Asking Alexandria
Attila
August Burns Red
Black Veil Brides
Blitz Kids
Boy Jumps Ship
Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!
Creeper
Fearless Vampire Killers
Forever Came Calling
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes
Ghost Town
In Hearts Wake
John Coffey
Memphis May Fire
Metro Station
Reel Big Fish
Roam
Rob Lynch
The One Hundred
The Rocket Summer
The Word Alive
Tigress
Trophy Eyes
Twin Wild
Young Guns

Warped Tour festival organizers revealed last month that they would taking the traveling show to the UK once again this year, but at the time of the revelation, the identity of the artists was being kept under wraps. Early bird tickets for the show went on sale last month.

Vans Warped Tour Day One to Stream on Yahoo

With a week until the 2015 Vans Warped Tour is slated to kick off their summer trek, organizers have revealed that the first day of the festivities are going to be broadcast live.

Those who might not be able to attend this year’s traveling rock show due to issues, will get the opportunity to watch 30 artists from this years line-up on four different stages from the comfort of their homes. The live broadcast will also feature backstage access as well as some behind-the-scenes footage.

The stream of the Pomona, CA stop on June 19 will go live at 11 a.m. PST (2 p.m. for those on the east coast) on Yahoo.

The list of artists who will be performing during the live broadcast can be seen below.

2015 VANS WARPED TOUR LIVE BROADCAST ACTS:

  • PVRIS
  • Attila
  • We Came As Romans
  • The Amity Affliction
  • Transit
  • Beartooth
  • Memphis May Fire
  • Black Veil Brides
  • August Burns Red
  • Bebe Rexha
  • Blessthefall
  • Mooseblood
  • Riff Raff
  • Neck Deep
  • As It Is
  • Night Riots
  • This Wild Life
  • Set It Off
  • Family Force Five
  • Metro Station
  • Never Shout Never
  • Mod Sun
  • Hands Like Houses
  • Motion City Soundtrack
  • Juliet Simms
  • Citizen
  • Man Overboard
  • Icon For Hire
  • The Wonder Years
  • Lee Corey Oswald
  • Miss May I

Black Veil Brides Frontman Calls Out Heckler

We know that there are times when some of our favorite bands decided to head out on tour with certain bands that we can do without. It’s just part of the music world.

Lately, with social media and people trying to push the limit, “fans” have begun to voice their distaste for those bands and some of band members have had enough of it which leads us to what happened during yesterday’s Black Veil Brides’ show in Vancouver.

The band, who are currently on tour with Memphis May Fire, were on stage when some dude in the audience started heckling them. After having enough, frontman Andy Biersack stopped the show to berate the guy, who kept screaming for Memphis May Fire to return.

In the two videos posted below, You can see Biersack yell the guy, call him out, throw the microphone at him to speak his mind, and then launch at the crowd.

Yeah, insane.

While we do not agree with either side, if the guy did not want to see Black Veil Brides, he should have just left the show after Memphis May Fire instead of sticking around.

What did he think was going to happen, MMF was going to come back on stage just to appease him? Come on, dude, get real.

Memphis May Fire, Black Veil Brides and Ghost Town to Tour in Early 2015

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Memphis May Fire might be in the middle of a co-headlining tour with Yellowcard right now, but that hasn’t stopped the band from announcing yet another tour.

Next year, the Texas band will be joined by Black Veil Brides and Ghost Town on a North American tour.

The tour, which will begin on Feb. 5 at The National in Richmond, VA will visit several North American cities, with most of them being in Canada. The month-long tour will wrap up on Mar. 1 at the House of Blues in San Diego.

“We jumped at the opportunity to do this tour because we’ve never done a full Canadian run before! We can’t wait to get up there and play for fans that haven’t had the opportunity to see us live. Canada here we come!” said Memphis May Fire frontman, Matty Mullins.

Check out the full tour dates below.

MEMPHIS MAY FIRE/BLACK VEIL BRIDES/GHOST TOWN 2015 TOUR:

Feb-05 Richmond, VA @ The National

Feb-06 Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom

Feb-07 Hartford, CT @ Webster Theater

Feb-08 Huntington, NY @ The Paramount

Feb-11 Watertown, NY @ Exhibition Hall

Feb-12 Quebec City, QC @ Imperial de Quebec

Feb-13 Montreal, QC @ Metropolis

Feb-14 London, ON @ London Music Hall

Feb-15 Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall

Feb-18 Winnipeg, MB @ The Garrick Centre

Feb-19 Saskatoon, SK @ O’Brians Event Centre

Feb-20 Calgary, AB @ MacEwan Hall Ballroom

Feb-22 Edmonton, AB @ The Starlite Room

Feb-25 Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theater

Feb-26 Eugene, OR @ McDonald Theatre

Feb-27 Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades

Feb-28 Pomona, CA @ The Fox Theater

Mar-01 San Diego, CA @ House of Blues

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Memphis May Fire released their recent album, Unconditional earlier this year through Rise Records. As for Black Veil Brides, the Cincinnati band released their fourth studio album, Black Veil Brides IV last month, just in time for Halloween.