AVENGED SEVENFOLD ANNOUNCE SPRING NORTH AMERICAN HEADLINING TOUR
“SHEPHERD OF FIRE TOUR” KICKS OFF APRIL 12TH IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
Chart-topping hard-rock act Avenged Sevenfold will hit the road in North America for the “Shepherd of Fire Tour,” based on the band’s single of the same name, which hit No. 1 on both the Mainstream Rock and Active Rock charts. “Shepherd of Fire,” from A7X’s current album Hail To The King, is the second single to reach No. 1, in addition to the title track.
The “Shepherd of Fire Tour,” which kicks off on April 12th in British Columbia, will hit arenas in the United States and Canada. The band will also headline the U.S.’s biggest rock festivals, Carolina Rebellion, Rise Above Fest, and Rock on The Range.
Avenged Sevenfold will be joined by Hellyeah on the Shepherd of Fire Tour as support.
Hail To The King topped the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart upon its release in August, making it A7X’s second consecutive No. 1 debut. The album also went to No. 1 in Brazil, Canada, Finland, Ireland, and the U.K. The Huntington Beach, Calif., band has become known for its spectacular live shows, routinely selling out arenas worldwide and headlining some of the most prestigious music festivals. They are scheduled to perform five shows at the Soundwave Festival in Australia starting February 22nd, and will spend the summer headlining Europe’s biggest rock festivals, including Rock Im Park, Rock Am Ring in Germany, the PinkPop Festival in Holland, and the U.K.’s biggest rock festival, Download at Donington Park. After that they will headline the Mountain Stage for two nights at Summersonic in Japan.
Avenged Sevenfold’s upcoming tour dates are as follows:
04/12 Dawson Creek, BC EnCana Events Centre
04/13 Prince George, BC CN Centre
04/16 Moose Jaw, SK Mosaic Place
04/17 Edmonton, AB Shaw Conference Centre
04/19 Winnipeg, MB MTS Center
04/21 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
04/23 Huntsville, AL Von Braun Center
04/25 Tampa, FL St. Pete Times Forum
04/26 Jacksonville, FL Welcome to Rockville
04/28 Lafayette, LA Cajundome
04/30 Hollywood, FL Hard Rock Live
05/02 Virginia Beach, VA Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
05/03 Charlotte, NC Carolina Rebellion
05/06 Knoxville, TN Knoxville Civic Coliseum
05/08 Hershey, PA Giant Center
05/10 Bangor, ME Rise Above Fest
05/12 Quebec City, QC Colisee Pepsi Arena
05/13 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
05/15 Syracuse, NY Oncenter Complex
05/17 Columbus, OH Rock on the Range
It’s HELLYEAH at 180 MPH! HELLYEAH and FanPyre are embarking on a first of its kind socially activated partnership uniquely connecting musicians and race car drivers, powered authentically through emotive fan participation.
This fan collaboration will culminate with a HELLYEAH cobranded car driven by Jeremy Clements at Richmond April 26, 2013. Participating fan sponsors will have their name decaled on the car, which is scheduled to race live on ESPN 2, exclusive HELLYEAH music rewards and digital gifts.
Join the HELLYEAH team http://www.hellyeah.fanpyre.com
Hellyeah has a released a new video for their single, “Band of Brothers”. This is the title track off of the up and coming Band of Brothers CD which is due out July 17th. You can purchase the single from Amazon.com at this link.
Check out the clip below!
Maryland rockers CLUTCH are kicking off their North American tour tonight in Norfolk, VA at The Norva. CLUTCH’s upcoming tour features headlining shows, co-headlining dates with HELLYEAH and a radio festival appearance. A complete list of dates can be found below.
CLUTCH is hitting the road in support of their double vinyl edition of Blast Tyrant which is available via Weathermaker Music. This 180+ gram expanded vinyl contains 16 songs and includes six mini-posters taken straight from Blast Tyrant’s “Atlas of the Invisible World”. Each illustrated poster is sized (8.5″ x 11″) and depicts one of the various characters featured within the Blast Tyrant storyline. CLUTCH will also be releasing a picture disc single of the new track “Pigtown Blues” on June 19th. This is the first new studio material from CLUTCH since 2009’s Strange Cousins From the West.
CLUTCH will also be returning to Europe this festival season. The band has been confirmed for the Sonisphere Festival in Madrid Spain on May 26th and the Peace and Love Festival in Borlänge, Sweden on June 29th. Additional festival appearances are expected to be confirmed in the coming weeks.
CLUTCH AND HELLYEAH CO-HEADLINING NORTH AMERICAN TOUR
4/10 Norfolk, VA @ The NorVa* – TICKETS
4/11 Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon Club* – TICKETS
4/12 Clifton Park, NY @ Northern Lights* – TICKETS
4/13 Providence, RI @ Lupo’s – TICKETS
4/14 Atlantic City, NJ @ House of Blues – TICKETS
4/15 Huntington, NY @ Paramount Theater – TICKETS
4/17 Stroudsburg, PA @ Sherman Theater – TICKETS
4/18 Rochester, NY @ Water Street Music Hall – TICKETS
4/20 Traverse City, MI @ Ground Zero – TICKETS
4/21 Ft. Wayne, IN @ Piere’s – TICKETS
4/22 Toledo, OH @ Headliners – TICKETS
4/23 Dayton, OH @ McGuffy’s House of Rock* – TICKETS
4/24 Madison, WI @ Barrymore Theater – TICKETS
4/25 Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s – TICKETS
4/27 Fargo, ND @ The Venue – TICKETS
4/28 Lincoln, NE @ Bourbon Theatre – TICKETS
4/29 Boulder, CO @ Boulder Theater – TICKETS
5/01 Springfield, MO @ Gillioz Theater – TICKETS
5/02 Wichita, KS @ The Cotillion – TICKETS
5/03 Oklahoma City, OK @ Diamond Ballroom* – TICKETS
5/04 Sauget, IL @ Pop’s – TICKETS
5/05 Chattanooga, TN @ Track 29 – TICKETS
5/06 Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre* – TICKETS
5/08 Libertyville, IL @ The Fuel Room at Austin’s Saloon – TICKETS
5/09 Sioux Falls, SD @ WH LYON Fairgrounds – “Krrofest”** – TICKETS
5/10 Rock Island, IL @ Rock Island Brewing Company* – TICKETS
5/11 Joliet, IL @ Mojoes – TICKETS
5/12 Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews Hall* – TICKETS
5/13 Flint, MI @ The Machine Shop* – TICKETS
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Watch HELLYEAH live in concert from Milwaukee, WI on 12/11 at 8pm Central Time Online at http://www.TheRave.com/!
HELLYEAH as direct support with guests ALL THAT REMAINS, The Damned Things and Local Jägermeister Bands
Jägermeister, the brand known for decades of involvement with rock bands, continues to own the concert circuit with the 2011 Jägermeister Music Tour featuring Buckcherry. The Jägermeister Music Tour kicks off January 19th in San Diego, California and plays 26 shows across the nation in celebration of Buckcherry’s new single “It’s a Party” on their recently released album “All Night Long”. Buckcherry will rock the 2011 Jägermeister Music Tour through February with HELLYEAH as direct support as well as ALL THAT REMAINS and The Damned Things. Each concert will also feature a local Jäger Band. Mr. Dee Jay, Brian Barr, known for delivering a great vibe and unique flavor, will spin during set changes to keep the party going.
Jagermeistermusictour.com will feature a free download of Buckcherry’s “It’s a Party” as well as exclusive band video footage from Buckcherry, HELLYEAH, ALL THAT REMAINS and The Damned Things.
“For the brand’s 19thmusic tour, Jägermeister is bringing Buckcherry’s raw rock together with the blazing metal style of HELL YEAH and ALL THAT REMAINS. Add some Jägermeister to the mix and you are looking at one of the top shows of the year,” says Bill Henderson, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Advertising at Sidney Frank Importing Company, Inc. “Additionally, instead of booking big arenas, Jägermeister continues to do things differently and is bringing this tour to theatres and ballrooms.”
Buckcherry front man Josh Todd says, “Every night we’re on stage we LOVE to host a party. We can’t think of a better partner to do it with than Jägermeister.” Guitarist Keith Nelson adds, “This is the first time we’re really going to be able to celebrate the theme of our album, All Night Long, on the road. It’s going to be loud and sweaty, just the way we like it.”
“Hello all fellow Hellions!!! I am so pumped for our upcoming tour of the USA! That’s right; every night is gonna be a Friday night with Buckcherry, HELLYEAH, ALL THAT REMAINS and The Damned Things. The Jägermeister will be flowing, the jams will be kicking and the good times will be back in rock and roll!!! It’s time to let it all hang out!!! See y’all there,” says HELLYEAH Drummer Vinnie Paul.
The 2011 Jägermeister Music Tour will feature Jägermeister custom tour prizes from Schecter Guitars and Peavey Electronics. In addition, Jägermeister will be hosting nightly text-to-win giveaways including tap machines, tee shirts, hats and other branded POS. Giveaways are subject to state and local laws and participants must be of legal drinking age or older.
Jägermeister will market and promote the Jägermeister Music Tour through social media channels facebook and twitter, local print outlets, Sirius XM Satellite Radio and terrestrial radio along with band video footage through YouTube and the music tour website. Visit www.jagermeistermusictour.com for various contests, promotions, tour dates and additional tour information.
2011 JÄGERMEISTER MUSIC TOUR SCHEDULE
|Wed 19 Jan||San Diego CA||4th and B|
|Fri 21 Jan||Anaheim CA||The Grove of Anaheim|
|Sat 22 Jan||Las Vegas NV||The Joint|
|Sun 23 Jan||Reno NV||Grand Sierra Resort|
|Tue 25 Jan||Salt Lake City UT||The Great Salt Air|
|Thu 27 Jan||Denver CO||Fillmore|
|Fri 28 Jan||Kansas City MO||Midland Theatre|
|Sat 29 Jan||Des Moines IA||Seven Flags Center|
|Mon 31 Jan||Peoria IL||East Peoria Civic Center|
|Tue 01 Feb||Chicago IL||Congress Theatre|
|Wed 02 Feb||Waterloo IA||McElroy Auditorium|
|Fri 04 Feb||St Louis MO||Pop’s|
|Sat 05 Feb||Minneapolis MN||1st Avenue|
|Tue 08 Feb||Youngstown OH||Covelli Center|
|Wed 09 Feb||Louisville KY||Expo 5|
|Fri 11 Feb||Myrtle Beach SC||House of Blues|
|Sat 12 Feb||Baltimore MD||Rams Head Live|
|Sun 13 Feb||Sayerville NJ||Starland Ballroom|
|Tue 15 Feb||New York NY||Best Buy Theatre|
|Wed 16 Feb||Uncasville CT||Mohegan Sun Arena|
|Fri 18 Feb||Albany NY||Northern Lights|
|Sat 19 Feb||Philadelphia PA||Electric Factory|
|Sun 20 Feb||Manchester NH||Verizon Wireless Arena|
|Tue 22 Feb||Charlotte NC||Fillmore|
|Wed 23 Feb||Orlando FL||Hard Rock Live|
|Thu 24 Feb||Atlanta GA||Tabernacle|
NOTE: All That Remains only performs on dates from Jan 19 – Feb 20.
I have to admit that I have had mixed feelings about the band Hellyeah prior to their releasing Stampede. The last album just didn’t do it for me, and I expected a lot more from Vinnie Paul & company. On Stampede, Hellyeah, sounds more like a complete band than on their debut. To my ears, everything has improved with album two. The song writing is better, the music is better, Chad Gray’s vocals are even better. As a result, Stampede is a better album! With that being said, even though Stampede is better than its predecessor, it still is not without it some issues. There are a few songs that I would consider filler, and although Gray’s vocals are better, his voice is still an acquired taste.
“Cowboy Way”, and “Hell of A Time” are pretty cool tunes. I even hear a little bit of that Pantera-like groove that I love so much.
The song “Better Man” took me by surprise. It is completely different from the first four songs on Stampede. This is a balladesque tune that was written by Chad Gray. It kind of sounds like a heavy Skynyrd tune. Hellyeah could actually have a big hit on their hands with this.
With “Polerider”, Hellyeah have created a brand new anthem that will likely take all of the strip clubs by storm. This is a pretty catchy tune!
The first time I heard “Stand or Walk Away”, I had to check the credits on the album. Chad Gray sound an awful lot like Fozzy’s Chris Jericho on this track. This is a mid tempo number that isn’t quite as heavy as some of the tracks on Stampede. It is a very good tune that is going to get a lot of airplay.
Overall, with Stampede, I see Hellyeah growing as a band. This album definitely has a lot more good material than bad. This album proves to me that this metal super group has the potential to excel past all of their previous bands, and truly make an impact on the metal scene. Stampede won’t be the album to do it, but it will certainly make a lot of folks take notice of Hellyeah for the first time.
If you are a fan of Pantera, Damageplan, Nothingface or Mudvayne, you gotta give this album a chance. You will definitely find some cool tunes to rock to!
For a free download of the song “Cowboy Way”, please visit the Hellyeah website!
Rating: Out of 10
1. Cowboy Way
2. The Debt That All Men Pay
3. Hell of a Time
5. Better Man
6. It’s On!
7. Pole Rider
8. Cold as a Stone
9. Stand or Walk Away
10. Alive and Well
11. Order the Sun
Hell Yeah is:
Chad Gray – Vocals
Greg Tribbett – Guitars
Tom Maxwell – Guitars
Bob Zilla – Bass
Vinnie Paul Abbott – Drums
Do you want to hear the best new hard rock on the radio? The best new rock is at Hard Rock Hideout Radio first! Tune in to Hard Rock Hideout Radio every Wednesday night at 9 P.M. CST online at www.kacvfm.org on in Amarillo, Texas at FM 90. This week’s show featured new music from Suburban Tribe, Hellyeah, H.I.M. , Negative, Kissin’ Dynamite, Sister Sin, Jackyl, Grand Design, Pretty Maids, Rush, Raven, Masterplan, Broken Teeth, SNEW, Taddy Porter, Chris Laney, RATT and a whole lot more. Check below for the complete play list!
Hard Rock Hideout Radio Play List for 6/2/10
While The World Awaits – Suburban Tribe
Dirty Little Rock Star – The Cult
Hell of A Time – Hellyeah
Kiss Me Undead – 69 Eyes
Heartkiller – H.I.M.
The End of the Line – Negative
Midnight Mover – Accept
Addicted To Metal – Kissin’ Dynamite
Outrage – Sister Sin
Scream (Until You Like It) – W.A.S.P.
Action – Sweet
Little Willy – Sweet
Fox On The Run – Sweet
She’s Not A Drug – Jackyl (Pick of the Week)
Bring You Down – Riot Brides
Air It Out – Grand Design
Little Drops of Heaven – Pretty Maids
Heat of Emotion – Zeno
Gutters of Gold – Sunstorm
Man Against The World – Eden’s Curse
Caravans – Rush
Trainwreck – Raven
Far From The End of the World – Masterplan
Viva La Rock Fantastico – Broken Teeth
Cocaine – Black Robot
Bad Lovin’ Never Felt So Good – Stonerider
Feedback & Distortion – Snew
My Moonshine – Jackyl (Pick of the Week)
Deep Inside My Heart – Rock City Angels
Excitable – Def Leppard
Love So Bad – Chris Laney
Dirty Dream – Thunder
Take A Big Bite – Ratt
Never Enough – Kiss
The Wild Life – Slaughter
Ride – Dirty Skirty
Shake Me – Taddy Porter
Dirty Water – Snowblynd
Overnight Superstar – The Glitterati
Sometimes – Middle Finger Mob
Can’t Get Enough – Miss Crazy
Don’t Blame Me – Soulshake
Tattoos & Dirty Girls – Million Dollar Reload
Deeper In Darkness – Jackyl (Pick of the Week)
I Love Rock N’ Roll – L.A. Guns
Chad & Vinnie from HELLYEAH visited Fox News to talk about their new album, Stampede. Check out the video at this link.
Click here to sign up for the Hellyeah mailing list, and get your free download of “Cowboy Way”!
The band is putting the final touches on their new release – STAMPEDE, coming out July 13th. Once finished, they will hit the road for a worldwide tour throughout the summer. Tour dates here.
STAMPEDE, the follow up to the bands 2007 self-titled debut is being recorded, produced and mixed by Vinnie Paul and Sterling Winfield. “I couldn’t wait to write this record. I can’t wait for our fans to hear it and I definitely can’t wait to hit the fucking stage and play it! Stampede represents every emotion that you’ve ever had and everything that screams HELLYEAH! There’s no smoke and mirrors with what we are. What you see is what you get. And what your get is Five guys bringin’ it, a head full of music, bleeding ears and most likely….Drunk!” says Chad.
Check out Vinnie and Sterling’s report from the studio and hear a snippet of a brand new song on the HELLYEAH homepage.
HELLYEAH will debut the first track from STAMPEDE to fans on April 21st. Check back here for further details closer to that date and make sure you sign up for the HELLYEAH mailing list and website here to get the news first.
Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Jonathan Davis of Korn, Serj Tankian, Hellyeah, Sevendust and Shadows Fall, among others, are scheduled to appear at this year’s one-off Ozzfest, to be held Aug. 9 at Pizza Hut Park in Dallas.
Other main stage acts on the bill are Cavalera Conspiracy, Apocalyptica, In This Moment and an all-star tribute to late Pantera guitarist “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott. Second stage acts are Devildriver, Kingdom of Sorrow, Soilent Green, Witchcraft and Goatwhore. The Sword, Drowning Pool and Rigor Mortis will handle duties on the third stage.
“We’re going to be a stadium destination festival for now — we have gone past doing the sheds every summer,” says Ozzy’s wife, Sharon Osbourne, who is producing Ozzfest with AEG Live. “We’ve given everyone else the blueprint and we have to keep evolving Ozzfest. This is just the beginning; AEG Live and I have a lot of new ideas for Ozzfest.”
Ozzfest will be Osbourne’s only concert performance this summer. Tickets for the one-day festival will go on sale May 31 via Ozzfest.com; prices have not yet been announced.
Last year, the Osbournes created a stir when they revealed the Live Nation-produced Ozzfest would be a sponsor-driven, free event, and acts would be asked to play without being paid. The 25-date amphitheater tour featured such artists as Lamb Of God, Hatebreed and Lordi, among others
Courtesy of Billboard.com