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ONE OK ROCK Sign to Fueled By Ramen, Announce Single Alternative News Pop Pop Punk Post-hardcore Rock 

ONE OK ROCK Sign to Fueled By Ramen, Announce Single

ONE OK ROCK have transferred seamlessly from their home country of Japan’s to America’s rock venues, touring with the likes of Issues and 5 Seconds Of Summer. It looks like even more success will come for the group in the very near future. ONE OK ROCK have signed to Fueled By Ramen. Panic! At The Disco, twenty one pilots, and Paramore are all artists that call the label home. In addition to the signing announcement, the group have revealed that they will be releasing a new single, “Taking Off,” September…

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Real Friends Announce Japanese Tour [UPDATED] News Pop Punk 

Real Friends Announce Japanese Tour [UPDATED]

Real Friends will be going to Japan this summer for a quick, six show tour. Kicking off the tour on June 2, the band will travel through Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and Niigata. Update: The band has announced that they will have support from Speak Low If You Speak Love while on tour in Japan. Speak Low is the indie side project of State Champ‘s Ryan Graham. Apart from the Japanese Tour, the band will be on the American Candy North American Tour from April through March alongside The Maine, Knuckle Puck and The Technicolors.To check…

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Black Sabbath’s Final Ever Show Metal News Rock 

ANNOUNCEMENT: Black Sabbath’s Final Ever Show

Today, Black Sabbath announced their final EVER show. The stage will be set at Ozzfest Japan on November 22nd. That one might leave some of their home country fans a little peeved. A trip to Japan, anyone? Ozzy Ozbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler will be joined by Bill Ward, who skipped Sabbath’s reunion shows due to a financial dispute. Whilst that might be their last show, they still have another album to be released. As announced last September, they will put out one more album, too, before they officially call it a day. To…

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Rise Records To Tour Japan Indie Metal News Pop Punk Rock 

Rise Records To Tour Japan

Rise Records bands, Issues and Alive Like Me, soon will be going on a tour to Japan. Take a look at the quickly-approaching dates below, after the jump. To hear more from these bands and others on Rise Records, purchase a CD here. And be sure to buy concert tickets when your favorite Rise Records bands are touring near you!

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Pierce The Veil & Sleeping With Sirens To Co-Headline World Tour Metal News 

Pierce The Veil & Sleeping With Sirens To Co-Headline World Tour

As if life already couldn’t get any better, Pierce The Veil and Sleeping With Sirens have announced their plans for a World Tour taking place in late fall with support from This Wild Life and Beartooth. Check out the itinerary and announcement video below. The five-month tour will kick off in Fresno, C.A. on November 5, and travel full-circle around the U.S. before winding down in Las Vegas, N.V. The guys from Pierce The Veil and Sleeping With Sirens seem pretty pumped up for this tour.  They claim that the…

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Controversial Avril Lavigne Video Hits 11 Million Views News Pop 

Controversial Avril Lavigne Video Hits 11 Million Views

Avril Lavigne’s “Hello Kitty” music video garnered more attention over the past few days than the pop star has seen in years, reaching over 11 million views this week. It debuted in late April to some harsh criticism from Billboard, which called the dubstep breakdown “so unholy that Keanu Reeves probably battled it in ‘Constantine.’” Harsh, but kind of funny. Although Billboard’s criticism was largely technical, others have taken offense to the depiction of Japanese culture in the video, calling Lavigne’s inclusion of identical, expressionless backup dancers racist. Lavigne responded…

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Coldrain Sign To Hopeless Records Indie Metal News Pop Punk Rock 

Coldrain Sign To Hopeless Records

One of the most powerful things about music is its ability to be universal. Bands from Australia, England, Italy and more have found success in America doing what they love. Coldrain is about to become one of those bands. The Nagoya, Japan based outfit has officially signed to Hopeless Records. Being the home of acts such as All Time Low, Enter Shikari and more, the label provides good company. The group made the big announcement on their Twitter. Check out the tweet after the jump. Buy concert tickets here or…

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Warped Tour 2014 Tour Dates News 

Warped Tour 2014 Tour Dates

It appears the dates for the 2014 Warped Tour have been announced. Only dates for the U.S and Canada have been announced so far. Warped Tour was created by Kevin Lyman in 1994 and now has the title of one of the longest-running annual tours in North America. The tour was only in the US and soon spread to multiple countries such as Australia, Japan, Europe, and Canada. Many amazing bands have played at warped tour in the past, lets see what 2014 has to offer. Keep an eye out…

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Fall Out Boy Announce Japan Tour Dates News Rock 

Fall Out Boy Announce Japan Tour Dates

Fall Out Boy may be the year’s busiest band. After a four year hiatus they put out a #1 LP, Save Rock and Roll, released a mixtape style EP, Pax Am Days, and toured both clubs and arenas across the U.S. and Europe. Now, Japan will be getting a taste of what the Chicago clan has to offer in their live show. The group announced Japan tour dates. Check out a tweet from Alternative Press with the details after the jump. Save Rock and Roll is available now and you can purchase a CD here….

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