The fourth annual Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival has added a third stage for most dates of the 2013 trek. The COLDCOCK Herbal Whiskey Showcase Stage powered by Ernie Ball will feature performances from breaking talent including The Dead Daisies, Beware Of Darkness, Charming Liars and more bands to be announced soon. The touring rock music and lifestyle festival will travel across North America from August 9 through September 15, 2013.
A free 4-song EP download from The Dead Daisies is available on the UPROAR website www.rockstaruproar.com/dead-daises-dl/ now. Entitled Man Overboard, the EP (Spitfire Music) features tracks from their upcoming release. Also look out for the band’s first single on iTunes “Lock’N’Load,” co-written by and featuring The Dead Daisies’ vocalist Jon Stevens and iconic guitarist Slash. The Dead Daisies are vocalist Jon Stevens (Noiseworks, INXS), lead guitarist Richard Fortus (Guns N’ Roses, Thin Lizzy), rhythm guitarist David Lowy (Mink, The Angels), bassist Marco Mendoza (Thin Lizzy, Ted Nugent, Whitesnake), drummer Charley Drayton (Divinyls, Cold Chisel), and keyboardist Dizzy Reed (Guns N’ Roses). Check out the band’s website at: www.thedeaddaisies.com.
Los Angeles-based rock band Beware of Darkness recently made their network television debut on Conan. The three-piece tore through their loud, bold, blues-rock single “Howl,” a song that’s climbing into the Top 15 at Active Rock Radio and is the lead track off their long-awaited debut album Orthodox, released May 7 via Bright Antenna Records.
London’s Charming Liars recently finished recording their debut album with producers Bob Rock (Metallica, Aerosmith, Mötley Crüe) and John Fields (Andrew WK, Switchfoot, Jimmy Eat World). Look for the disc to be released via the Caroline/Capitol Music Group this summer. Leading up to the CD release, Charming Liars have released the song “Break Away” and their first official music video for lead single “New Disorder.”
“COLDCOCK Herbal Whiskey supports musicians, and the Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival is the perfect venue to launch this one of a kind new spirit. With the addition of the COLDCOCK Showcase Stage, ticket holders will be able to experience even more of their favorite bands and hopefully get to taste herbal whiskey for the first time,” says Rick Zeiler, Founder of COLDCOCK Herbal Whiskey.
The fourth annual Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival will include a stellar lineup of multiplatinum superstars and breaking talent, featuring Alice In Chains, also with Jane’s Addiction. These seminal alternative rock bands will be joined by Coheed and Cambria and Circa Survive on the Rockstar Energy Main Stage. The Ernie Ball Festival Stage will host performances from Walking Papers (featuring Duff McKagan), Middle Class Rut, New Politics, Danko Jones, Chuck Shaffer Picture Show and the local Ernie Ball Battle Of The Bands winner in each market.
Please see below for a list of all Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival tour dates, cities and venues. Shows include all three stages unless indicated otherwise.
Date Market Venue
Fri 9-Aug Scranton, PA Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain
Sat 10-Aug Hartford, CT The Comcast Theatre
Sun 11-Aug Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center +
Tue 13-Aug Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Wed 14-Aug Mansfield, MA Comcast Center
Fri 16-Aug Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
Sat 17-Aug Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
Sun 18-Aug Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theater +
Tue 20-Aug Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
Thu 22-Aug Tinley Park, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Fri 23-Aug Noblesville, IN Klipsch Music Center
Sat 24-Aug Clarkston, MI DTE Energy Music Theater
Tue 27-Aug Oklahoma City, OK Zoo Amphitheater +
Wed 28-Aug Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion
Thu 29-Aug The Woodlands, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion * +
Sat 31-Aug Albuquerque, NM Isleta Amphitheatre
Sun 1-Sept Denver, CO Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
Mon 2-Sept Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre
Thu 5-Sept Nampa, ID Idaho Center Amphitheater
Sat 7-Sept George, WA The Gorge
Sun 8-Sept Ridgefield, WA Sleep Country Amphitheater
Wed 11-Sept Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
Fri 13-Sept Phoenix, AZ Desert Sky Pavilion
Sat 14-Sept Chula Vista, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre
Sun 15-Sept Irvine, CA Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
* Main Stage bands only
+ Show does not include COLDCOCK Herbal Whiskey Showcase Stage
The Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival is made possible through the support of sponsors including Rockstar Energy Drink, Ernie Ball Guitar Strings, Zippo Lighters, Schecter Guitar Research, Air Force Reserve, truth® Youth Smoking Prevention Campaign, SQUATCH, Matador Beef Jerky, and Lunarpages.
Skillet is preparing to release their new album RISE on June 2th, and are about to hit the road for their US Tour.
During the run, the band will be stopping in Chicago on June 21st and Nashville on June 14th for the Road to Rise Experience to give fans a chance to hang out with Skillet ALL DAY!
To Celebrate, Skillet is inviting on lucky fan and a friend to fly away to Chicago and Nashville to catch the experience.
The winner will receive airfare, hotel accommodations, and tickets to the show.
For a chance to win, click on the image below to enter the drawing!
Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the signing of an exciting brand new British 3 piece rock band called THREE LIONS. This new band consists of Vinny Burns (Dare, Ten, Asia) on guitars, Greg Morgan (Dare, Ten) on drums and introduces the talents of Nigel Bailey on vocals and bass guitar.
THREE LIONS formed when Vinny, Greg and Nigel were introduced by Frontiers Records President Serafino Perugino to producer Alessandro Del Vecchio at Firefest in October 2012. The guys hit it off straight away and immediately set about writing new material for an album. The songs were written without an agenda and these songs were sent to Perugino for consideration, who loved the material and immediately commissioned an album.
12 songs were chosen, (2 of which see the band collaborating with Del Vecchio) and recording commenced at The Viper Room and Coil Tap Studios in the UK and then at Ivory Tears Studio in Milan, Italy.
“We set out to write good songs, the only criteria was that all of us liked them” said Nigel Bailey, “Working with Vinny and Greg has been a blast and we were all determined to make the best album possible and are immensely proud of the songs that have made it onto the final record”. From the eastern influenced Kathmandu, to the driving power of Hellfire Highway and Twisted Soul, to the heartfelt ballads Made For One Another and Don’t Let Me Fall. This new album in the works promises to deliver passionate performances from the guys. Vinny’s trademark guitar work is, as you would expect, filled with emotion and feel. “I wanted to start with a blank canvas for the guitars” says Vinny. “This album allowed me to show a different side to my playing whilst retaining the familiar sound and feel fans of Dare and Ten will recognise”. “Working with Vinny again has been great fun and Nigel brings something new to the table” said Greg. “This is definitely a record made by a band, not just a studio project, and that really comes across in the songs. We had an instant connection as musicians but also as people and we cannot wait to get out and perform these songs live soon”. Check them out at www.facebook.com/threelionsuk.
THREE LIONS make their live debut supporting SNAKECHARMER at the Manchester Academy on Friday June 21st 2013 – Hear The Roar!!!