“LIKE A STORM” CONTINUES HEATING UP THE WINTER BY ANNOUNCING NEW TOUR DATES WITH SHINEDOWN, PUDDLE OF MUDD, & SKILLET
After making their presence felt across North America by debuting at number 61 on Billboard’s New Artists Chart from tour sales alone of their head-turning debut album, “The End Of The Beginning”, New Zealand natives LIKE A STORM are gearing up for even more in 2010.
Fresh off of their wildly successful tour with Grammy-winners Creed and currently on the road with Veer Union, Like A Storm are winning fans nationwide with their haunting, powerful riffs and infectious melodies. The band then gets to enjoy a short holiday break before heading back out on the road with Shinedown, Puddle of Mudd, and Skillet starting Jan. 22 in Albany, NY.
Based out of Vancouver, B.C. the quartet – composed of brothers Matt (vocals, guitars, programming, didgeridoo), Chris (vocals, guitar, programming) and Kent (bass, vocals, programming) Brooks plus drummer Thomas Karanasos – have entered the Midwest leg of their current tour and continue to win fans wherever they perform. The Veer Union tour wraps up just before Christmas on December 23rd in Spokane, WA.
Like A Storm’s adrenaline-packed music can also be heard on television, where their song “Enemy” is accompanying ESPN’s College GameDay football montage. Another featured track, “Lie To Me”, is serving as the theme song for TNA Wrestling’s Pay-Per-View show “Genesis, which airs January 17th, 2010.
Looking to start the New Year off strong, Like A Storm joins Shinedown, Puddle of Mudd, and Skillet to kick some major ass in the following cities:
|1/22/2010||Albany, NY||Washington Avenue Armory|
|1/26/2010||Boston, MA||House of Blues|
|1/28/2010||Bethlehem, PA||Stabler Arena/Lehigh University|
|1/29/2010||Atlantic City, NJ||House of Blues|
|1/30/2010||Lewiston, ME||Lewiston Urban Civic Center|
|2/1/2010||Rochester, NY||Main Street Armory|
|2/2/2010||Youngstown, OH||The Covelli Centre|
|2/3/2010||University Park, PA||Bryce Jordan Center|
|2/5/2010||Detroit, MI||The Fillmore Detroit|
|2/8/2010||Rochester, MN||Taylor Arena at Mayo Clinic|
|2/11/2010||Ft. Wayne, IN||Allen County|
|2/12/2010||Des Moines, IA||Val Air Ballroom|
|2/13/2010||Peoria, IL||Peoria Civic Center Exhibition Hall|
Be on the lookout for future collaborations that are currently in the works, too. Like A Storm recently took time to shoot video for an “artist one-on-one” series with actor Eric Bossick, star of the upcoming movie “Tetsuo: The Bullet Man”, and directed by cult filmmaker Shinya Tsukamoto. The video series is set to debut early January. Like A Storm will also be having a “Storm the Dorm” contest during the Shinedown dates; fans will enter to win an acoustic performance from the group at their dorm during certain stops of the tour. Additionally, fans nationwide are encouraged to take advantage of their last chance to enter the band’s current Paul Reed Smith Guitar Giveaway contest. The winner receives an autographed guitar from the legendary craftsman.
With plenty on the horizon, LIKE A STORM is positioning themselves to be a mainstay force in America for years to come.
For more information on LIKE A STORM, including tour dates and locations, please visit them at www.myspace.com/likeastorm .
Up-and-coming rockers Sugar Red Drive want to offer their fans a free download of their single One More Time. To get the song, simply click Download Mp3 inside the bands new widget, which also showcases the One More Time music video, and fill in the prompts.
Sugar Red Drives self-titled album is in stores now and is also available for purchase on iTunes. Visit the bands official MySpace page for updates and additional information.
Check out the latest video “Down To The Fire” from Louisville, KY rockers Hardlein.
Nearly two years in the making HardRockHideout.com is set to make the leap into radio with the Jan. 6th debut of its very own show. Hard Rock Hideout has teamed up with KACV FM 90 in Amarillo, Tx to bring fans of not only hardrockhideout.com, but hard rock music in general, the bands and performers featured daily on the website that do not receive the airplay and attention of other commercial rock radio stations. KACV Program Director, Brian Lee “We are always looking to bring our listeners the best music available outside of the mainstream. We are excited about adding Hard Rock Hideout to our lineup at KACV FM.”
Hard Rock Hideout will debut Jan 6th at 9:00 p.m. CST on KACV 89.9FM and online at kacvfm.org. Hosted by Brian Basher, Hard Rock Hideout will feature 3 hours of the best music in the hard rock genre from established acts, up and coming bands, and classic tracks from some of the biggest acts of the past; as well as interviews, contests, and more. Host Brian Basher, “Being able to put together a show like Hard Rock Hideout is something Rob Rockitt and I have talked and dreamed about since we started working together. Teaming up with KACV FM has allowed our dream to become reality in bringing our readers and fans the best music available today and all the while staying true to the history of KACV FM and playing the best independent music available. We are excited about the opportunities being given to us by Brian Lee and KACV FM, and look forward to a long relationship between Hard Rock Hideout and KACV FM.”
Remember, Jan 6th at 9:00 p.m. CST on KACV 89.9FM and online at kacvfm.org, the debut of Hard Rock Hideout.