Prophets Of Rage announce full US tour kicking off in July

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Prophets Of Rage, the collective featuring members of Rage Against The Machine, Public Enemy and Cypress Hill, has announced a full US tour.

The Make America Rage Again Tour kicks off on the 19th of July in Cleveland, OH, winding up in Chula Vista, CA in October. A portion of the proceeds from every show will be donated to a local homeless charity.

The crew, which features Tom Morello, Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk of Rage Against The Machine, Chuck D and DJ Lord of Public Enemy and B-Real of Cypress Hill, recently played sold out shows at LA’s Whisky A Go Go, The Hollywood Palladium and Warsaw Ballroom in Brooklyn.

Say the band: “We can no longer stand on the sidelines of history. Dangerous times demand dangerous songs.
It’s time to take the power back. This historical moment demands a radical soundtrack, and that’s what we intend to provide.”

Tickets for the tour go on sale on Friday the 10th of June and will be available via prophetsofrage.com.

Prophets Of Rage US tour dates:

Jul 19th: Cleveland, Ohio, venue TBD
Aug 19th: Fairfax, VA, Eagle Bank Arena
Aug 20th: Camden, NJ, BB&T Pavilion
Aug 21st: Mansfield, MA, Xfinity Center
Aug 23rd: Harford, CT, The Xfinity Theatre
Aug 24th: Toronto, Ontario, Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
Aug 26th: Holmdel, NJ, PNC Bank Arts Center
Aug 27th: Brooklyn, NY, Barclays Center
Aug 28th: Wantagh, NY, Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
Aug 30th: Noblesville, IN, Klipsch Music Center
Aug 31st: Burgettstown, PA, First Niagara Pavilion
Sep 01st: Clarkston, MI, DTE Energy Music Theater
Sep 03rd: Tinley Park, IL, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Sep 04th: St. Louis, MO, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Sep 05th: Kansas City, MO, Providence Medical Center Amphitheatre
Sep 07th: Morrison, CO, Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Sep 10th: Auburn, WA, White River Amphitheatre
Sep 11th: Ridgefield, WA, Sunlight Supply Ampthitheatre
Sep 13th: Mountain View, CA, Shoreline Amphitheatre
Sep 15th: Los Angeles, CA, The Forum
Sep 17th: Phoenix, AZ, Ak-Chin Pavilion
Sep 25th: Dallas, TX, Gexa Energy Pavilion
Sep 27th: Nashville, TN, Bridgestone Arena
Sep 29th: Virginia Beach, VA, Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
Oct 01st: Tampa, FL, MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre
Oct 02nd: West Palm Beach, FL, Perfect Vodka Amphitheater
Oct 04th: Atlanta, GA, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Oct 05th: Cincinnati, OH, Riverbend Music Center
Oct 07th: Tulsa, OK, BOK Center
Oct 08th: Houston, TX, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Oct 09th: San Antonio, TX, AT&T Center
Oct 11th: El Paso, TX, El Paso County Coliseum
Oct 12th: Albuquerque, NM, Isleta Amphitheatre
Oct 14th: Las Vegas, NV, Mandalay Bay Event Center
Oct 16th: Chula Vista, CA, Sleep Train Amphitheatre

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YOB announce new US headline tour dates

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Infamous Portland-based doom metal merchants YOB have announced a series of headline tour dates across the US.

The band will be touring in support of their critically acclaimed album Clearing The Path To Ascend, released last autumn.

In addition to supporting black metal band Enslaved throughout March, YOB will be travelling through numerous cities in March and April in a headline capacity. Support for the shows will come from Witch Mountain and Ecstatic Vision.

The extensive list of confirmed shows, including those supporting Enslaved, is as follows:

04th Mar: Press Club – Sacramento, CA w/ Will Haven
05th Mar: Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision
06th Mar: Rey Theatre – Los Angeles, CA w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision
07th Mar: Slim’s – San Francisco, CA w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision
09th Mar: Hawthorne Theater – Portland, OR w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision
10th Mar: Rickshaw Theatre – Vancouver, BC w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision
11th Mar: Corazon – Seattle, WA w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision
12th Mar: Crazy Horse – Boise, ID w/ Ecstatic Vision
13th Mar: Bar Deluxe – Salt Lake City, UT w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision
14th Mar: Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision
16th Mar: Mill City Nights – Minneapolis, MN w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision
17th Mar: Thaila Hall – Chicago, IL w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision
18th Mar: Ace Of Cups – Columbus, OH w/ Ecstatic Vision
19th Mar: Opera House – Toronto, ON w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision
20th Mar: Les Foufounes Electriques – Montreal, QC w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision
21st Mar: Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision
22nd Mar: Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision
23rd Mar: Baltimore Soundstage – Baltimore, MD w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision
24th Mar: Sinclair – Boston, MA w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision
26th Mar: King’s Barcade – Raleigh, NC w/ Witch Mountain
27th Mar: The Hideaway – Johnson City, TN w/ Witch Mountain
28th Mar: The Earl – Atlanta, GA w/ Witch Mountain
29th Mar: Hi-Tone – Memphis, TN w/ Witch Mountain
30th Mar: Siberia – New Orleans, LA w/ Witch Mountain
31st Mar: Walter’s – Houston, TX w/ Witch Mountain
01st Apr: Red 7 – Austin, TX w/ Witch Mountain
03rd Apr: Launch Pad – Albuquerque, NM w/ Witch Mountain
04th Apr: The Flycatcher – Tucson, AZ w/ Witch Mountain

Rolling Stone awarded YOB’s Clearing The Path To Ascend the No.1 spot on their list of Best Metal Albums of 2014, noting: “The seventh album from Oregon doom metal sky-gazers, YOB … makes perfect bedfellows of volume and beauty, pain and transcendence.”

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Machine Head cancel US tour dates

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Machine Head have cancelled their imminent US tour in the face of “challenges” associated with their new album, Bloodstone & Diamonds.

The band have said in a statement that the choice was between feeling like they had lowered their standards in the studio, or calling off the shows.

As a result, the group are urging US fans to seek refunds from their ticket retailers, whilst saying that they will re-schedule the dates as soon as they possibly can. They have also confirmed that their European tour dates will go ahead as planned.

Bloodstone & Diamonds has taken longer to complete than expected. We had to make the difficult choice to delay the album, let it go out as incomplete, or cancel the tour. We decided postponing the tour was the best decision,” the statement read.

“We feel this record is a milestone – we have something truly special here. But getting there has been a challenge.”

Bloodstone & Diamonds is set for release on the 10th of November via Nuclear Blast. Machine Head tour the UK with Devil You Know and Darkest Hour in December:

Dec 06th: London Roundhouse
Dec 07th: London Roundhouse
Dec 09th: Portsmouth Guildhall
Dec 10th: Bristol O2 Academy
Dec 11th: Plymouth Pavilions
Dec 13th: Glasgow O2 Academy 2
Dec 14th: Leeds O2 Academy
Dec 16th: Manchester Apollo
Dec 17th: Nottingham Rock City
Dec 18th: Birmingham O2 Academy
Dec 19th: Dublin Academy

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Listen! Weezer stream new song, ‘Back To The Shack’

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Weezer have revealed another new song from their forthcoming album, Everything Will Be Alright In The End.

“Back To The Shack” feels to us like a return to an earlier Weezer sound. Check out the song below and let us know what you think:

Everything Will Be Alright In The End is due for release on the 30th of September via Republic Records, and was produced by Ric Ocasek of The Cars fame. It is available for pre-order here.

The band are embarking on a North American tour this week, and will be stopping by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon for a performance this Wednesday, the 23rd of July.

Weezer will play:

July
24 – London, Ontario @ Rock The Park 2014
25 – Belleville, Ontario @ Empire Rockfest
26 – Rimouski, Quebec @ Les Grandes Fetes du St-Laurent

August
1 – Las Vegas, Calif. @ The Cosmopolitan
2 – Del Mar, Calif. @ Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Summer Concert Series
9 – Bethlehem, Pa. @ Musikfest PNC Plaza
13 – Southaven, Miss. @ Snowden Grove Amphitheater
14 – Lake Charles, La. @ L’Auberge Casino Resort
31 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ Made In America

September
6 – Charlotte, N.C. @ 106.5 The End presents Weenie Roast ‘14
12 – Paso Robles, Calif. @ Vino Robles Amphitheatre
13 – Sacramento, Calif. @ Aftershock Festival
14 – Chicago, Ill. @ Riot Fest
19 – Denver, Colo. @ Riot Fest

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Ryan Adams reveals details of new self-titled album

Ryan Adams

Ryan Adams has revealed details of his new album.

Titled simply Ryan Adams, the LP will be released on the 8th of September via Adams’ own Pax-Am label and was produced by Adams himself.

You can listen to the lead single “Gimme Something Good” via Spotify below:

The full tracklisting for Ryan Adams is as follows:

“Gimme Something Good”
“Kim”
“Trouble”
“Am I Safe”
“My Wrecking Ball”
“Stay With Me”
“Shadows”
“Feels Like Fire”
“I Just Might”
“Tired Of Giving Up”
“Let Go”

Adams has also confirmed a series of US live dates:

22nd of Jul: Portland, ME – State Theatre
23rd of Jul: Burlington, VT – Flynn Center For Performing Arts
25th of Jul: Newport, RI – Newport Folk Festival
26th of Jul: Camden, NJ – XPoNential Music Festival at Susquehanna Bank Center
5th of Aug: Aspen, CO – Belly Up Aspen
7th of Aug: Boulder, CO – Fox Theatre

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