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CHASING SAFETY SIGNS TO OUTERLOOP RECORDS & RELEASES NEW SINGLE

1109New Jersey natives Chasing Safety have announced their signing to Outerloop Records with the debut album Season Of The Dead due out on October 14, 2014. “Common Enemies” the first single off of the fall release can be heard now on Altpress.com.

Outerloop Records president Mike Mowery comments, “We’re incredibly excited to welcome Chasing Safety to the Outerloop Records roster. I met bassist/singer Ken Davis when he was filling in for Asking Alexandria on a song in Baltimore a couple of years ago. We hit it off immediately and he introduced to me to his former band. I saw the potential immediately and worked with the band, managerially, to re-brand themselves and release their EP. When we started the label I knew that they’d be a perfect fit for it. Finally the time has come and I am very excited to introduce the world to Chasing Safety.”

Formerly known as Us, From Outside, Chasing Safety self-released The Machine EP in 2013 grabbing the attention of fans old and new and landing the band a spot opening for A Day To Remember presented by Radio 104.5 Philadelphia’s Alternative and Skate and Surf Festival.

1110Chasing Safety’s new album Season Of The Dead effectively blends dynamic and melodic riffs, ferocious screaming, and powerful choruses with an inkling of wicked theatrics. The band enlisted producers Dan Korneff (Pierce The Veil, Crown The Empire) and Nick Sampson (I See Stars, Asking Alexandria) to work on the record, taking their sound to the next level.

“We’re very excited about signing with Outerloop Records and the upcoming release of our debut record Season Of The Dead! The writing and recording process for this record has been an insane journey for us as a band. Working with Nick Sampson and Dan Korneff really helped us explore every aspect of what our band as a whole has to offer. Our first single ‘Common Enemies‘ was the first song written for the album and we continued to change and rewrite parts of the song over the course of an entire year. We’re happy with how it came out for the album and are excited to finally get it out there for people to listen to,” states vocalist Johnny Galivan.

Season Of The Dead track list:
1. Common Enemies
2. One Can Only Hope
3. Til Death Do Us Part
4. Far Away
5. My Revenge (Feat. Kyle Bihrle)
6. Shadowed By A Storm
7. Listen Clearly (Feat. Spencer Charnas)
8. Gentleman
9. We Believe
10. Through Winters (Feat. Jason Lancaster)
11. Season Of The Dead (Feat. Garret Rapp)

Chasing Safety will be on The Fuel The Passion Tour this fall in support of the release of Season of The Dead. Catch them with For All I Am, Kingdom of Giants, Indirections, Invent Animate, and Assassins in a city near you.

CHASING SAFETY TOUR DATES
9.26 – Barrington, IL @ Penny Road Pub
9.27 – Hamtramck, MI @ Paycheck’s
9.29 – Jamestown, NY @ LVN Renaissance Center
9.30 – Amityville, NY @ Amityville Music Hall
10.1 – Trenton, NJ @ Championship
10.3 – Roanoke, VA @ Inside-out Venue
10.4 – Springfield, VA @ Empire
10.5 – Greensboro, NC @ Greene Street
10.7 – Orlando, FL @ Bombshell’s Tavern
10.8 – Tampa, FL @ Epic Problem
10.10 – Ringgold, GA @ Cloud Springs Deli
10.12 – St Louis, MO @ Fubar
10.13 – Tulsa, OK @ The Vanguard
10.14 – Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog Bar
10.15 – Mcallen, TX @ El Rey Theatre
10.16 – Houston, TX @ Walters
10.19 – Fort Worth, TX @ Tomcats West
10.20 – Roswell, NM @ The Unity Center
10.21 – Mesa, AZ @ The Underground
10.24 – Canoga Park, CA @ Cobalt Cafe
10.26 – Englewood, CO @ Skatuary

Connect with Chasing Safety online
Facebook: www.facebook.com/chasingsafetyband
Twitter: www.twitter.com/chasingsafety
Instagram: @ChasingSafety

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New Music Video From Colossus: “Demons” is Out Now

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Colossus have released the first video for their new album “Badlands“.

Shot by Dan Ludenman and featuring historic landmarks from the band’s hometown of Sioux Falls, the darkness behind the lyrics of Demons’ comes to the forefront in this video, directed by Ludenman and Colossus front man Alex Gutzmer.

2014091611080857_540_540_1_0“We had an amazing time filming Demons‘. There’s a definite possibility that it will make people feel uncomfortable, but we wanted to show a physical represen-tation of the demons that we all-too-often have to face.”

Badlands is Colossus’ sophomore album and is out now on Facedown Records.

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Under Cities Announces The Harder Than You Think Tour With Scylla

3f97f524-c461-47e7-8271-81813655276dRed Cord Records’ Nevada based hardcore outfit Under Cities has announced that they will be touring the West Coast this October with Arizonians Scylla. Under Cities will be touring off their Red Cord Records debut album, Never A Lost Cause, that was released on January 21st and features ten slabs of melodic hardcore. The tour will run from October 3rd in Sacramento through October 17th in Portland, OR. Key stops on the tour include San Diego, Mesa (Nile Underground), Boise (Crazy House), and Seattle (El Corazon).

TOUR DATES
10/3/2014 Sacramento, CA – TBA
10/4/2014 Riverside, CA – Clash City w/Palace In Ruins
10/5/2014 San Diego, CA – TBA
10/6/2014 Mesa, AZ – Nile Underground w/Palace In Ruins
10/8/2014 Ogden, UT Mojo’s
10/9/2014 Pueblo, CO – Venue1925
10/10/2014 Casper, WY – Caper House
10/11/2014 Billings, MT – Railyard
10/13/2014 Boise, ID – Crazy Horse
10/14/2014 Yakima, WA – The Lair
10/15/2014 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
10/16/2014 LongView, WA – Regeant Resteraunt
10/17/2014 Portland, OR – Ash St.

About Under Cities:
Under Cities began in October 2011 After changing their name from Dressed in White. The following march they released their independent self-titled release. They toured with To The Wind to promote the release of the EP and soon after played Cornerstone’s final year in Illinois. They signed with Bridgeway Entertainment / Red Cord records October 2012. They recorded their first full length record in March of 2013. “Never a Lost cause” which released January 21st, 2014 . After a Hiatus and a few different line-up changes Under Cities has begun a working relationship with Sights Set North Agency and are hitting the ground running. Be on a lookout for tour dates and a new EP.

About Scylla:
Scylla delivers a wide range of style in our music, with a blend of technical prowess, hardcore drive, and sounds inspired by live performance. We are comprised of talented musicians with different tastes, and we are bringing something different to the Arizona metal scene with melody and aggression.

LINKS
https://www.facebook.com/undercities
https://www.facebook.com/ScyllaAZ

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ONE MACHINE – ‘THE DISTORTION OF LIES AND THE OVERDRIVEN TRUTH’

One Machine Band Photo 2014One Machine, the brainchild of acclaimed guitarist / songwriter Steve Smyth (Testament, Nevermore, Forbid-den, Dragonlord, Vicious Rumors), have released the official music video for ‘The Distortion Of Lies And The Overdriven Truth’, the title track of the band’s debut album, out now on Scarlet Records.

Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86-UBAnS2pc

One Machine is an international metal band with classic and modern influences, featuring members carefully selected by Smyth: Mikkel Sandager (Mercenary) on vocals, Jamie Hunt (Biomechanical) sharing guitar duties, rounded out by a powerhouse rhythm section with Tomas “O’Beast” Koefoed (Mnemic) on bass guitar and Michele Sanna on drums (although former drummer Raphael Saini of Italian progressive metallers Chaoswave played on the album).

The Distortion Of Lies And The Overdriven Truth‘ was recorded and produced by Steve Smyth. Mixing was handled by Roy Z (Judas Priest, Bruce Dickinson, Halford), mastered by Alan Douches (Three Inches Of Blood, Firewind, Sepultura) from West West Side Music with artwork created by Niklas Sundin from Cabin Fever Media (Dark Tranquillity, Arch Enemy), complimented with photography from Anthony Dubois (Meshuggah, Mnemic).

Follow www.scarletrecords.it and www.feedtheonemachine.com for all the updates.

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BLOODBATH REVEALS NEW VOCALIST: NICK HOLMES OF PARADISE LOST

1061Fourth album “Grand Morbid Funeral” out November 18 on Peaceville

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – Sweden’s master of horror, Bloodbath – notable for the inclusion of Katatonia and Opeth members – is set to release its fourth album of supreme death metal, Grand Morbid Funeral, on November 18 through Peaceville Records. Following the departure of Opeth’s Mikael Åkerfeldt and months of speculation and rumor, Metal Hammer (U.K.) has revealed Paradise Lost’s Nick Holmes as the new vocalist of Bloodbath.

Blakkheim (guitar) commented, “Little did I expect to be working with the voice behind the death metal classic Lost Paradise, or the genre defining Gothic, and yet here we are decades later fulfilling another death metal dream. With his sinister and ominous vocal delivery, it’s an absolute pleasure to make Old Nick the bell-ringer in Bloodbath’s Grand Morbid Funeral!”

Jonas Renkse (bass) commented, “Ever since I got into Lost Paradise back in ’90, Nick Holmes has been one of my favorite growling vocalists out there. He was always audible and articulate but still deep and definitely morbid. It is a great pleasure to work with him some 25 years later after I was introduced to his thunderous roar!”

1060Recorded once again at Ghost Ward Studios and the City of Glass Studios in Stockholm, and mixed by David Castillo, Grand Morbid Funeral is undoubtedly the band’s darkest and dirtiest opus yet; an organic collection of filth-ridden tracks straight from the grave, boldly eschewing the approach of somewhat over-produced modern death metal in favor of something altogether more rotten to the bone.

With eerie, doom-like melodies mixed with raw and savage riffing, and featuring a number of guest appearances including Chris Reifert and Eric Cutler from U.S. gore-master, Autopsy, Grand Morbid Funeral is a new high-point of brutality for Bloodbath.

Formed in 1998 with a mutual fascination for horror and the glory days of death metal (especially the old Florida & Stockholm ‘Sunlight’ scenes), the band has remained a leading light of extreme metal since its ‘Breeding Death‘ EP was unleashed back in 2000, and a formidable force for 15 years, further cemented by the devastating – and most successful album to date – The Fathomless Mastery in 2008.

Bloodbath is set to appear on a string of festivals throughout 2015, including Inferno festival (Norway), Neurotic Deathfest (The Netherlands) and Maryland Deathfest (U.S.) with more TBA.

Stay tuned for more info on Bloodbath and Grand Morbid Funeral.

Bloodbath online…
www.peaceville.com
www.facebook.com/bloodbathband

Bloodbath is…
Jonas Renkse – Bass
Anders “Blakkheim” Nyström – Guitar, Vocals
Martin Axenrot – Drums
Per “Sodomizer” Eriksson – Guitar
Nick Holmes – Vocals

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ADIMIRON – ‘TIMELAPSE’ TEASER AND COVER ARTWORK REVEALED

AdimironExtreme progressive metallers Adimiron have released a teaser video for their new album ‘Timelapse’.

This new dark and sinister effort combines all the elements that made Adimiron’s sound so distinctive: rhythmic spasms and asymmetric textures embedded in a progressive and dramatic scenario. Focusing on the concept of synthesis, ‘Timelapse’ reveals fascinating and obscure musical landscapes, with no boundaries of any kind.

TimelapseThe cover artwork was made by American contemporary visual artist Lindsey Wakefield, who commented: “Our identity is made up of our experiences and emotions that are often described through the words we give them. My painting for this new Adimiron chapter are there to try to capture the vague visual identity of those feelings and make the unidentifiable to identifiable.”

Timelapse’ will be available starting from November 4th, 2014 on Scarlet Records.

You can watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BdgzomMoTA

Follow www.scarletrecords.it and www.K2music.org for the latest news.

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For All I Am Sign with InVogue Records

for_all_i_am_no_home_coverNew Album ‘No Home’ Available For Pre-Order, Out October 14

First Single “Six Souls” Now Streaming

Chicago based For All I Am has signed with InVogue Records. The band will release their sophomore album “No Home” on October 14, 2014.

Label owner Nick Moore says, “I was hooked the moment I heard the mixes of these new songs. The band really stepped it up on this album and I couldn’t be more honored to release it.”

You can stream the first single off of the album titled “Six Souls” at http://youtube.com/invoguerecords — the band also released the tracklisting & CD Art. You can pre-order the album now at http://invogueshop.com.

Vocalist Aria Yava says, “In the last year we’ve worked on evolving our sound and message to form what we think is a truer identity of For All I Am. “No Home,” is for anyone who feels separated from the world, the comfort of home, or their own mind.”

The band will be on the road this fall with Chasing Safety, Kingdom Of Giants + more (see dates below)

September 26th @ Penny Road Pub- Barrington, Illinois
September 27th @ Paycheck’s- Hamtramck, Michigan
September 29th @ LVN Renaissance Center- Jamestown, New York
September 30th @ Amityville Music Hall- Amityville, New York
October 1st @ Championship- Trenton, New Jersey
October 3rd @ Inside-out Venue- Roanoke, Virginia
October 4th @ Empire- Springfield, Virginia
October 5th @ Greene Street- Greensboro, North Carolina
October 7th @ Bombshell’s Tavern- Orlando, Florida
October 8th @ Epic Problem- Tampa, Florida
October 10th @ Cloud Springs Deli- Ringgold, Georgia
October 11th @ Rocketown- Nashville, Tennessee (No CS)
October 12th @ Pop- Sauget, IL
October 13th @ The Vanguard- Tulsa, Oklahoma
October 14th @ Dirty Dog Bar- Austin, Texas
October 15th @ El Rey Theatre- Mcallen, Texas
October 16th @ Walters- Houston, Texas
October 19th @ Tomcats West- Fort Worth, Texas
October 20th @ The Unity Center- Roswell, New Mexico
October 21st @ The Underground- Mesa, Arizona
October 24th @ Cobalt Cafe- Canoga Park, California
October 26th @ Skatuary- Englewood, Colorado

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The Glass House News: The Word Alive headlining show – Kitten to support Gary Numan, and more…

stluciagh1Here is the latest news from The Glass House in Pomona!

October 28th – St. Lucia

Originally from Johannesburg, South Africa, Jean-Philip Grobler grew up performing with the Drakensberg Boys Choir School, learning everything from Bach to minimalist opera. St. Lucia was born out of a moment in early 2010 when Grobler was looking to the past for inspiration. Growing frustrated with a rock project that was starting to feel forced, he delved back into the music that had first inspired him: Fleetwood Mac, Peter Gabriel, Madonna and other songs from his youth. St. Lucia has been wowing audiences everywhere. It’s our turn! Tickets are on sale now!

Official St. Lucia Website: Click Here
Official Ticket Link: Click Here

PrintNovember 2nd – The Fall of Troy

On November 2nd, The Fall of Troy will be heading out to Pomona to perform their ONLY SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA date at The Glass House! We are so happy to host them on this special engagement! Support has not yet been announced but keep checking back for updates! Tickets go on sale this Friday at noon!

Official The Fall of Troy Facebook Page: Click Here
Official Ticket Link: Click Here

twagh1November 9th – The Word Alive

The Word Alive is an American metalcore band from Phoenix, Arizona. Formed in 2008, the band is signed to Fearless Records. Their 2009 label debut, Empire, reached No. 15 on the Top Heatseekers, meeting a great amount of positive acclaim upon its release in 2009. The following year, the group recorded and released their debut full-length album, Deceiver, on August 31, 2010, which reached No. 97 on the Billboard 200 and 15 on Independent Albums. We’re super psyched to have them back! Tickets are on sale now!

Official The Word Alive Website: Click Here
Official Ticket Link: Click Here

dancegav1December 4th – Dance Gavin Dance

On December 4th get out to Downtown Pomona for some serious action with Dance Gavin Dance and Special Guests: Secrets, Alive Like Me and Defeat the Low supporting! Every time they play here they pack the house and put on a killer show! Make sure to get your tickets in advance. Tickets go on sale this Friday at noon!

Official Dance Gavin Dance Facebook Page: Click Here
Official Ticket Link: Click Here

kittenghSUPPORT ADDED for Gary Numan on 10/23: KITTEN

Finishing work on their first full-length album, Kitten is now gearing up for an early spring tour with The Neighborhood. Like their recorded material, Kitten’s live shows are at turns hypnotic and galvanizing, with Chaidez’s dance-fueled performance intensifying the transcendent power of their songs. “One moment I just want to dance like Beyoncé, and the next I’m ready to crowd-surf or punch a band member—or I’ll go from feeling like Madonna in one song, to thinking I’m Iggy Pop the next,” says front-woman Chloe Chaidez. Get to The Glass House on 10/23 to check it out for yourself! Tickets are on sale now!

Official Kitten Website: Click Here
Official Ticket Link: Click Here

The Glass House App – iTunes/Apple App Store: Click Here
The Glass House App – Android/Amazon App Store: Click Here
The Glass House App – all non-apple/android mobile devices: Click Here

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THE GHOST INSIDE ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM

10624756_10152725197468234_274467607662629963_n‘DEAR YOUTH’ OUT NOVEMBER 17 ON EPITAPH RECORDS

Los Angeles hardcore band THE GHOST INSIDE will release their fourth album DEAR YOUTH on November 17 on Epitaph Records. The album was co-produced by Jeremy McKinnon and Andrew Wade. Watch the band’s new video for the track “Dear Youth (Day 52)” now, featuring fan-submitted footage: http://found.ee/DearYouthMusicVideo. This is the second track that The Ghost Inside have shared from the new album. The first track “Avalanche” premiered earlier this month and can be heard here: http://youtu.be/cASpchz2npg.

Front man Jonathan Vigil explains the album concept in a letter written to his younger self:

Dear Youth,

I’m writing to you now because it seems I’ve lost my way. I can’t pinpoint exactly when it started, but I know that it’s not like it was before. I’ve realized the more time that passes, the more we lose touch. It’s starting to feel like all I ever do now is lose touch with things. But not you, I never wanted to lose you.

I wish I had something to blame it all on, but I don’t. One day I was there and the next I was here. As if I was dreaming and suddenly woken up. These days I’m always wondering if what I’ve done is enough. It’s getting harder and harder for me to shake this feeling of stagnance.

So old friend I’m writing to ask you what it feels like to have the whole world in your hand? Where we could set out and do anything that we imagined. Endless possibilities way before complacence set in. To be honest with you, I’ve forgotten what that all feels like. There was a wonder about us that has long since faded. That sense of excitement, I miss it.

Dear youth, will you show me again? I need to be reminded of those times, back before this began…

- xx

Dear Youth is available for pre-order now at: http://found.ee/dearyouthpreorder and at iTunes.

After playing the main stage at the Vans Warped Tour all summer, The Ghost Inside will tour the US in November and December for a co-headlining run with label mates Every Time I Die. Architects (UK), Hundredth, and Backtrack join as support.

DEAR YOUTH TRACK LIST
01. Avalanche
02. Move Me
03. Out Of Control
04. With the Wolves
05. Mercy
06. Phoenix Flame
07. Dear Youth (Day 52)
08. Wide Eyed
09. My Endnote
10. The Other Half
11. Blank Pages

TOUR DATES
11/11 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues
11/12 Mesa, AZ Club Red
11/13 San Diego, CA SOMA
11/14 Fresno, CA Strummer’s
11/15 Pomona, CA The Glass House
11/17 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore
11/18 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre
11/19 Seattle, WA El Corazon
11/21 Salt Lake City, UT Club Sound @ In The Venue
11/22 Denver, CO The Summit Music Hall
11/23 Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theater
11/25 Dallas, TX The Prophet Bar
11/26 Houston, TX Warehouse Live
11/28 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
11/29 St. Petersburg, FL The State Theatre
11/30 Fort Lauderdale, FL Revolution
12/1 Jacksonville, FL Underbelly
12/3 Cincinnati, OH Bogart’s
12/4 Bloomington, IL The Castle Theatre
12/5 Lawrence, KS The Granada
12/6 Minneapolis, MN Mill City Nights
12/7 Chicago, IL Concord Music Hall
12/8 Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection
12/9 Detroit, MI St. Andrews Hall
12/11 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club
12/12 New York, NY Webster Hall
12/13 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
12/14 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of Living Arts
12/15 Baltimore, MD Baltimore Soundstage
12/16 Millvale, PA Mr. Smalls Theatre
12/17 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
12/18 Buffalo, NY Town Ballroom

All dates with Every Time I Die, Architects (UK), Hundredth, and Backtrack.

The Ghost Inside is:
Jonathan Vigil (vocals)
Aaron Brooks (guitar)
Zach Johnson (guitar)
Jim Riley (bass)
Andrew Tkaczyk (drums)

Watch the video for “Dear Youth (Day 52)” now: http://found.ee/DearYouthMusicVideo

For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/theghostinside.

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ALICE COOPER “Raise The Dead – Live From Wacken” DVD – Out October 21, 2014 in North America via UDR Music

alicecoopernews2Small but fine record label ‘UDR- Home of Legends’ lives up to one’s name again with another new and hot signing and upcoming release of ALICE COOPER, a true icon, a great performer – simply a legend.

With Raise The Dead – Live From Wacken the label is also starting a new live series of legendary Wacken performances. When Alice learned about the purpose behind it, he was very happy to be one the first to participate and support the Wacken Foundation.
The Wacken Foundation is a non-profit organization, supporting the new blood of hard rock / heavy and metal music. For every sold DVD/CD € 1,–will be contributed to the Wacken Foundation.

ALICE COOPER – not much has to be said about this incredible artist whose career spans five decades by now. He has been named one of the world’s most beloved entertainers. He is credited with helping to shape the sound and look of heavy metal and has been described as the artist who first introduced horror imagery to rock’n’roll, and whose stagecraft and showmanship have permanently transformed the genre. The ‘Godfather of Shock Rock’ has inspired many other artists due to his theatrical stage performances; e.g.: Kiss, Marilyn Manson and even Ozzy Osbourne – just to name a few.

Raise The Dead will be available as DVD + CD Digipack . The DVD contains 22 songs from the Wacken concert and bonus material shows an interview with the man himself. The double CD has the complete concert. BluRay Amaray (Full HD). FSK 12, running time 75 min plus another 20 min of interview. 22 Songs LIVE…. a phenomenal stage show, all classics in one package + – ALICE COOPER – one the biggest entertainers ever! Just enjoy the show!

Setlist DVD/BR:
1. Hello Hooray
2. House of Fire
3. No More Mr Nice Guy
4. Under My Wheels
5. I’ll Bite Your Face Off
6. Billion Dollar Babies
7. Caffeine
8. Department of Youth
9. Hey Stoopid
10. Dirty Diamonds
11. Welcome To My Nightmare
12. Go To Hell
13. He’s Back (The Man Behind The Mask)
14. Feed My Frankenstein
15. Ballad Of Dwight Fry
16. Killer
17. I Love The Dead
18. Break On Through
19. My Generation
20. I’m Eighteen
21. Poison
22. Schools Out / Another Brick In The Wall

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www.alicecooper.com
www.wacken-foundation.com

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