Chiodos to Head Out on Short ‘Holiday’ Tour


Chiodos have been a little quiet since September when news broke they would be down two members. As quickly as the announcement was made, the band announced the replacements and everything was back to normal.

Now, more good news for fans of the band; they will be heading out on a holiday tour in December. The slight tour will being on Dec. 10 in Pontiac, MI at The Crofoot and wrap up on Dec. 18 in Cleveland at the Agora Theater.

Also headlining the short tour will be We Came as Romans with special guests Sleepwave and Slaves.

Tour dates for the seven-day trek can be seen below.


Dec 10 Pontiac, MI – The Crofoot
Dec 12 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Sound Stage
Dec 13 Worchester, MA – Palladium
Dec 14 Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance
Dec 15 New York, NY – Irving Plaza
Dec 17 Lancaster, PA – Chameleon Club
Dec 18 Cleveland, OH – Agora Theater

This holiday tour will come two months after they wrapped up their gig on A Day to Remember’s “Parks and Devastation” tour which ended earlier this month (Oct. 11).

In other news, Chiodos have recently been confirmed to be performing at the South by So What? Festival in March at the QuikTrip Park in Grand Prairie, TX.


South By So What? Unleash Second List of Bands


South By So What? have released the second list of artist who will be taking the trip to Texas in late March.

The second unveil of the annual festival which will be turning eight in 2015, recently announced bands such as Atreyu, Chiodos, For Today, Hatebreed, I See Stars, Motionless in White, Superhaven, This Wild Life, and many more.

One of the treats to come from the newly revealed list comes courtesy of Cartel. The Georgia-based band will be performing their debut album, 2005’s Chroma in full during their setThat’s one way to celebrate the tenth anniversary of your break-out record.

Check out the up to date list of artists which includes over 100 bands, and the final list hasn’t even been revealed yet.

New bands announced:

Cartel performing Chroma in its entirety
Conquer Divide
Dear You
Driver Friendly
Fear & Wonder
For The Win
For Today
Hotel Books
Invent, Animate
I See Stars
Jesse Lawson
Motionless In White
Mouth Of The South
Silent Screams
The Last Ten Seconds Of Life
This Wild Life

First group of bands:

Black Tongue
Boris The Blade
Enter Shikari
Ghost Atlas
He Is Legend
Mayday Parade
Outline in Color
Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
The Alchemy Index
The Browning
The Maine
The Ongoing Concept
We Came As Romans
Yesterday As Today

South By So What? will take place during the weekend of March 20-22 at the QuikTrip Park in Grand Prairie, TX. Tickets are currently on sale, so maybe it’s time to start buying them.

Chiodos Drop Off “Crowd Surf America Tour” Due to Medical Emergency


If you were one of the many fans who were looking forward to seeing Chiodos on their co-headlining tour with Blessthefall and support from I Killed the Prom Queen and Capture the Crown (also known as the “Crowd Surf America Tour”), then bad news is coming in your direction.

The band sadly had to announce that they will be dropping off the remaining tour stops due to a medical emergency on behalf of one of the guys.

In a letter to fans posted earlier in the day, the band revealed that guitarist Thomas Erak has had a recurring medical emergency that needed to be attended to immediately. due to the urgency of the medical emergency, the band figured it was in the best interest of all of them to just miss the last seven dates of the “Crowd Surf America Tour” than soldier on without Erak.

In the post, the band do say that they look forward to “seeing everyone on the upcoming Parks and Devastation Tour” which they will be heading out on with A Day to Remember, Bring Me the Horizon, and Motionless in White which is slated to begin on September 4 in Pittsburgh.

You can read the band’s statement below as well as the dates that they will be missing.

“Chiodos will be leaving the Crowd surf America Tour for the remaining dates from Rochester, NY through Columbia, MO.

We are sorry to our fans as well as the bands on the tour Bless the Fall, I Killed the Prom Queen and Capture the Crown. Our guitarist Thomas Erak has had a reoccurring medical emergency that needs immediate attention and we want to support him in his recovery.  

We plan to make up these dates this year. We appreciate our fans continued support and look forward to seeing everyone on the upcoming Parks and Devastation tour with A Day To Remember, Bring Me The Horizon, and Motionless in White.”

CROWD SURF AMERICA TOUR (dates Chiodos will be missing):

August 22 – Rochester, NY – Water Street Music Hall
August 23 – Stroudsburg, PA – Sherman Theater
August 26 – Cincinnati, OH – Bogarts
August 27 – Bloomington, IL – Castle Theatre
August 28 – Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
August 29 – Joliet, IL – Mojoes
August 30 – Columbia, MO – The Blue Note Festivals

A Day to Remember, Chiodos and Bring Me The Horizon to Tour


A Day to Remember have announced plans to head out on tour this Fall for a month. Going along for the trek across the United States will be Bring Me the Horizon and Chiodos.
The tour, which has been named the “Parks and Devasation Tour,” will begin on September 4 in Pittsburgh at Stage AE Outdoor and will go across the U.S. and wrap up with a two-day stop in Orlando on October 10 and 11 at the Hard Rock. 

Full tour dates can be seen below while tickets can be purchased on A Day to Remember’s official website. 


Chiodos and blessthefall to Head Out on Tour


Summer means Summer tours and now, Chiodos have announced plans to head out on tour with blessthefall and I Killed the Prom Queen.

The tour is slated to begin on July 25 in Oklahoma at the Diamond and hit up many other cities in the United States before wrapping up on September 20 in Kitchener, ON at the Koi Music Fest.

Check out full tour dates as well as the poster below.

July 25 – Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond
July 26 – Albuquerque, MN – Sunshine Theater
July 27 – Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
July 29 – Boise, ID – Knitting Factory
July 30 – Reno, NV – Knitting Factory
July 31 – Las Vegas, NV – Hard Rock
August 1 – Ventura, CA – Ventura Theater
August 2 – Pomona, CA – Glasshouse
August 3 – Pomona, CA – Glasshouse
August 4 – Tucson, AZ – The Rock
August 6 – Tulsa, OK – Cains
August 7 – Odessa, TX – Far West Event Center
August 8 – Austin, TX – ACL Live @ The Moody Theater
August 9 – Corpus Christi, TX – Concrete Street Pavilion
August 11 – Mobile, AL – Soul Kitchen
August 12 – Birmingham, AL – Zydeco
August 13 – Knoxville, TN – The International
August 14 – Wilmington, NC – Ziggy’s By The Sea
August 15 – Winston Salem, NC – Ziggy’s
August 16 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
August 17 – Sayreville, NJ – Starland
August 19 – Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance Theater
August 20 – Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
August 21 – Hartford, CT – Webster
August 22 –Rochester, NY – Water Street Music Hall
August 23 – Stroudsburg, PA – Sherman Theater
August 26 – Cincinnati, OH – Bogarts
August 27 – Bloomington, IL – Castle Theatre
August 28 – Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
August 29 – Joliet, IL – Mojoes
August 30 – Columbia, MO – The Blue NoteFestivals
September 13 – Janesville, WI – WJJO Festival
September 14 – Sacramento, CA – Aftershock Festival
September 20 – Kitchener, ON – Koi Music Fest


Chiodos Release Sixth Song From ‘Devil’


Chiodos made it known that they will be streaming all of the tracks on their new album for fans to hear before the release of it.

Today, the band premiered the sixth installment from that, a new track titled “Under Your Halo” which first appeared on USA Today’s website. At this point in time, the band have released almost half of the tracks on the album including “Ole Fishlips is Dead Now,” “3 AM,” Behvis Bullock,” “Duct Tape” and lead single, “Why the Munsters Matter.”

Listen to “Under Your Halo” now:

Their upcoming new album, Devil is set to be released on April 1st through their imprint at Razor & Tie. In support of Devil, they will be heading out on the Devil’s Dance tour with Emarosa, Hands Like Houses, Our Last Night and ’68 beginning in April.

Chiodos Releases New Album Information



Today, Chiodos have revealed the schedule of when they will be releasing each of the songs and videos off of Devil. The list can be seen here.

1. U.G. Introduction
2. We’re Talking About Practice (3/20 Video / Song Premiere)
3. Ole Fishlips Is Dead Now (2/18 Instant Gratification)
4. Why The Munsters Matter (2/18 Instant Gratification)
5. 3 AM (2/25 Instant Gratification)
6. Sunny Days & Hand Grenades (3/24 Video / Song Premiere)
7. Duct Tape (3/04 Instant Gratification)
8. Behvis Bullock (3/11 Instant Gratification)
9. Looking For A Tornado (3/26 Video / Song Premiere)
10. Expensive Conversations In Cheap Motels (3/21 Video / Song Premiere)
11. I’m Awkward & Unusual (3/25 Video / Song Premiere)
12. Under Your Halo (3/18 Instant Gratification)
13. I Am Everything That’s Normal (3/27 Video / Song Premiere)


Chiodos fans must have been really good this past weekend because the band have just revealed several good pieces of information.

First, the band released a new song titled, “Why The Munsters Matter”; the second track to be released from their upcoming new album, Devil. Then they followed up that news by announcing that they will be hitting the road for their The Devil Dance Tour. Joining them on the tour will be Emarosa, Our Last Night, Hands Like Houses and ’68.

The last piece of news to come out of the band’s camp has to do with a special treat fans will get if they ordered Devil through iTunes. According to the band, if you order the new album through iTunes, you will receive six instant gratification tracks leading up to the album’s release. The band have announced that they will be pulling a Fall Out Boy and will be releasing videos for every track on the album.

“Why the Munster Matter” can currently be streamed over at Absolute Punk while The Devil Dance Tour poster with tour dates can be seen below.