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Avenged Sevenfold Launch Fan Club Alternative Metal News Rock 

Avenged Sevenfold Launch Fan Club

Avenged Sevenfold are giving back in a big way. For their most dedicated and loyal fans, the band launched a new fan club. It is free, and loaded with some exciting perks. Members of the Avenged Sevenfold fan club will have access to a variety of content, exclusive merch, fan club-exclusive events, and random contests. The group is free, and to make things easier for fans of all income stature, there are no specialized perks that are dependent on how much money is spent. To make the fan club debut even more exciting,…

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The Austin Musician’s Struggle: “A story about being from Austin for us is about trying to leave Austin.” Indie Music Cities Series News Rock 

The Austin Musician’s Struggle: “A story about being from Austin for us is about trying to leave Austin.”

You can find a gig in Austin seven days a week. This most attractive quality of the Austin music scene is also its most detrimental. It’s hard to stand on Red River and see past 6th St and over the hill country. For many artists that’s attractive enough, especially when it takes at least five hours to drive out of Texas in any direction. It’s a trip watching your band fall into their nook of the Austin music scene. It’s just as cool seeing where your contemporaries land. We’ve had the…

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Metro Station Tease 10 Year Anniversary Tour Electronica News Pop Rock 

Metro Station Tease 10 Year Anniversary Tour

Metro Station crashed into the music world in a huge way with the release of their smash 2007 self-titled album. “Shake It” became one of the scene’s biggest and most popular singles. The music video for the single it a huge milestone recently: 60 million views! The group took to Twitter to celebrate the impressive feat and teased that a ten year anniversary tour will be in the cards. Check out the tweet from Metro Station after the jump! You can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here!

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The Word Alive Announce New Drummer Alternative Metal News Rock 

The Word Alive Announce New Drummer

In wake of their tour in Europe with Asking Alexandria, The Word Alive have announced former drummer Luke Holland’s replacement. Matt Horn, who has worked with The Word Alive as a drum tech and has credits on their album Life Cycles, will be the group’s touring drummer from here on out. Check out a statement from TWA welcoming Horn into the group after the jump! You can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here!

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I Prevail Announce North American Tour Metal News Rock 

I Prevail Announce North American Tour

Despite the fact that their current headlining tour is just starting to wind down, I Prevail have decided to stay busy and tour past their present run. It is another headlining tour, and it will hit North American cities through April and May. Starset, Vamps, As Lions, and Cover Your Tracks will serve as support on the tour. Check out all of the pertinent information in a tweet from the headliners after the jump! For more I Prevail, you can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here!

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Vans Warped Tour To Reveal Lineup In March Alternative Hardcore Metal News Pop Pop Punk Post-hardcore Rock 

Vans Warped Tour To Reveal Lineup In March

Everyone knows that the Vans Warped Tour is one of the biggest highlights of the summer. Last year, the festival decided to drop their previous style of unveiling its lineup – several bands revealed each week – and instead revealed all of the bands on a set date through a livestream. The festival will continue in this fashion, and will reveal their 2017 lineup on March 22. Tickets will also go on sale the same day. Check out all of the details in a tweet from Warped after the jump!

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Andy Biersack To Host APMAs Alternative Metal News Rock 

Andy Biersack To Host APMAs

Andy Biersack, of Black Veil Brides and Andy Black fame, has quite the full plate. Between two music projects, a radio show, and being married to Juliet Simms, the man does not sit still. His latest endeavor? Awards show host. Alternative Press announced Biersack will host their awards show, the APMAs, on July 17. Biersack seems just as excited about the opportunity. Check out his post on Instagram about the news after the jump! For more Black Veil Brides, you can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD…

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Halsey, Skrillex, Incubus, More Announced For ACLU Benefit Concert Alternative Electronica Indie News Pop Rock 

Halsey, Skrillex, Incubus, More Announced For ACLU Benefit Concert

EDM superstar Zedd has had a benefit concert in the works for a bit now, and the artist recently confirmed who will attend the show. It seems to be quite the eclectic lineup! Halsey, Skrillex, and Incubus are just a few of the artists that will perform the the “Welcome!” concert. All benefits from ticket sales will benefit The ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union). Check out all of the details in a tweet from Zedd after the jump! You can purchase a concert ticket here!

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ALBUM REVIEW: Chrysalis ‘Reminder’ Album Reviews Hardcore Metal News Post-hardcore Reviews Rock 

ALBUM REVIEW: Chrysalis ‘Reminder’

“I will be there through the darkest of your days” is one of those dreamy one-liners that every girl hopes a man (or woman) will coo to her, gripping an acoustic guitar on the deck of a balcony or fireside in a haughty ski resort. Yet it’s the hook in metal band Chrysalis song “Angel,” a warped banger masquerading as a swoonsome confession of unconditional love. Metal isn’t usually associated with such romantic furor, but that’s where the California hardcore outfit swoop in with Reminder, their 11-track  full-length album. The record, released…

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Muse Announce Headlining Tour Alternative News Pop Rock 

Muse Announce Headlining Tour

Muse are ready to hit the road again, and they are bringing some seriously rockin’ opening acts along with them. The group will tour the U.S. starting in May. Joining them as support will be 30 Seconds To Mars and PVRIS. Check out all of the details about this stacked tour in a tweet from Muse after the jump! For more Muse, you can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here!

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