It isn’t a big new release in the world of hard rock and metal, but there are some notable releases worth checking out.
New Releases for 7/10/12
P.O.D. – Murdered Love
Blackmore’s Night – Knight in York
Kadavar – S/T
Two Minutes To Midnght: A Millenium Tribute to Iron Maiden
Mercury Tide – Killing Saw
Staind – Live From Mohegan Sun
Serj Tankian – Harakiri
New Album Carved Into Stone Out Now on Long Branch Records
PRONG will be touring all summer in support of their latest release Carved Into Stone. The band has confirmed that they will be touring this August with Static-X. The tour kicks off August 1st in Silver Spring, MD and runs through August 29th in Las Vegas, NV. In between those dates PRONG will be taking part in the inaugural “Knotfest” August 17th in Pacific Junction, IA and August 18th in Somerset, WI. Select headline dates and other festival appearances are scheduled as well. A complete list of all tour dates can be found below.
Frontman Tommy Victor spoke about touring with Static-X:
“Static-X has been carrying the torch for no-nonsense, hard hitting music for many years and it’s an honor to tour with them. They’ve put out great records again and again and I’ve witnessed their live show so many times and never been disappointed. It’s going to be fun to see them every night tearing it up with those killer riffs, great beats and raucous hooks! PRONG officially thanks Wayne and company for this opportunity!”
Wayne Static commented about touring with PRONG:
“I’m very excited to have PRONG join the tour. Over the years PRONG has had a huge influence on many musicians, including myself, and I am honored to share the stage with them.”
PRONG will also be hitting the road this summer with the likes of Maryland Rockers CLUTCH, as well as Corrosion of Conformity. A complete list of all tour dates can be found below.
Revolver Magazine has teamed up with Long Branch Records and PRONG to give their readers a chance to win a Schecter guitar signed by PRONG frontman Tommy Victor. Head over to http://www.revolvermag.com/contests/win-a-guitar-signed-by-prongs-tommy-victor.html and enter for your chance to win this one of a kind prize.
In its first week of release, Carved Into Stone landed spots on three of Billboard’s Charts. The album placed at #13 on the Heatseekers Chart, #44 on the Hard Rock Albums Chart and #56 on the Independent Albums Chart.
Carved Into Stone can be ordered from Amazon HERE. Be sure to check out the deluxe iTunes edition which features an exclusive bonus track which is a cover of the Rammstein track “Feuer Frei”. Purchase the deluxe iTunes edition HERE.
PRONG‘s video for “Revenge…Best Served Cold” can be streamed HERE.
Carved into Stone is quintessentially PRONG. It stretches into the band’s earliest and dirtiest foundations on which the band was founded on New York’s Lower East Side to the present as a staple of today’s post-metal and rock scenes.
7/10: Dallas, TX @ Trees
With Clutch and Lionize
7/11: Fayetteville, AR @ George’s Majestic Lounge
7/12: Lawrence, KS @ Granda Theater
7/13: Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue
7/14: Vienna, WV @ Fishbone Gill & Grill
7/17: New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues
7/18: Pensacola, FL @ Vinyl Music Hall
7/19: Athens, GA @ 40 Watt Club
7/20: Charlotte, NC @ Amos’ Southend
7/21: Wilmington, DE @ Mojo 13*
7/22: Richmond, VA @ The National
7/23: Roanoke, VA @ Coffin House
With Corrosion of Conformity
7/25: Huntington, WV @ V Club
7/26: Winston Salem, NC @ Ziggy’s
7/27: Wilmington, NC @ Soapbox
7/28: Savannah, GA @ Jinx
7/30: Reading PA @ Reverb
8/1: Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore (Silver Spring)
8/3: N. Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues
8/5: South Bend, IN @ Club Fever
8/6: Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart’s
8/14: Philadelphia, PA @ Theater of the Living Arts
8/15: Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls
8/17: Pacific Junction, IA @ Mid-America Motorplex
8/18: Somerset, WI @ Float-Rite Amphitheater
8/20: New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater
8/22: Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
8/24: Ft. Wayne, IN @ Piere’s Entertainment Center
8/25: Danville, IL @ David S. Palmer Civic Center
8/27: Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theater
8/28: Idaho Falls, ID @ Peppertree Lounge
8/29: Las Vegas, NV @ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
8/30: San Jose, CA @ Rodeo Club
8/31: Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
9/1: Seattle, WA @ Seattle Center
9/2: Redland, WA @ Ray’s Golden Lion
9/3: Modesto, CA @ Fat Cat
9/4: Lancaster, CA @ Industry Theater
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The fighter hymn “Boys ‘n’ Men” is released as first single from the in August upcoming KAMIKAZE KINGS album “The Law”. “Boys ‘n’ Men” is available now at all download stores like iTunes, Musicload, Amazon MP3 etc. as single and will include the doomy semi-ballad “The Dream Is Dead” as a bonus track plus the music video “Boys ‘n’ Men” in the single version.
The drummer for musician Ted Nugent is facing multiple charges after police say he drunkenly stole a golf cart after the band’s show on the Bangor waterfront Sunday, according to police.
Bangor police Officers Steve Jordan and Jim Dearing were working at the waterfront pavillion during Sunday’s show featuring Styx, REO Speedwagon and Nugent when security alerted them to an issue behind the stage, according to a news release from Sgt. Paul Edwards.
Police were alerted that Mick Brown, 55, who is Nugent’s drummer, had stolen a golf cart used by Waterfront Concerts staff and was drunkenly driving it around the Front Street area at about 9:45 p.m., according to Edwards.
Several people had attempted to stop Brown, but he had sped away down the foot path near the Sea Dog, the sergeant said. Jordan later observed the cart with two females on board near the Railroad Street crossing, and attempted to stop Brown, again without success.
After Brown had accelerated past Jordan, Edwards said a security officer got close enough to stop him, but Brown gave the officer a shove. Two other security team members removed Brown from the cart physically and he was placed under arrest.
Brown was taken to the Penobscot County Jail and booked on charges of operating under the influence, driving to endanger, theft and assault. He was later released on $4,000 bail.
Brown is due in court Aug. 15.