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Rob Zombie Checks In With New Tour Video

April 30, 2010 by  
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The Gruesome Twosome tour featuring Rob Zombie and Alice Cooper is now underway.  Rob Zombie is keeping fans up to date with regular tour videos.  Here’s the latest:

New Video Blog From Tokyo Police Club

April 30, 2010 by  
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Tokyo Police Club talk about their new album and get into some shenanigans at Coachella. Check out the video below:

BlackDiamondSkye Tour Dates Revealed (Alice In Chains, Mastodon, Deftones)

April 29, 2010 by  
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The BlackDiamondSkye tour featuring  Alice In Chains, Deftones and Mastodon have revealed the tour dates, check them out below. Stay tuned to for all tour information, dates, exclusives, contests, and ACCESS!  More dates will be announced soon, stay tuned.

16-Sep – Chicago, IL – Charter One Pavilion
17-Sep – Detroit, MI – DTE Energy Center
18-Sep – Toronto, ON – Molson Amphitheatre
20-Sep – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun
22-Sep – Boston, MA – Agannis Arena
24-Sep – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
28-Sep – Atlanta, GA – Lakewood Amphitheater
1-Oct – St. Louis, MO – Scottrade Arena
4-Oct – Denver, CO – Red Rocks
7-Oct – Vancouver, BC – GM Place
8-Oct – Seattle, WA – Key Arena
9-Oct – Portland, OR – Memorial Coliseum
16-Oct – Las Vegas, NV – The Joint

Tickets go on sale in select markets beginning May 15th at and Fan club pre-sale begins May 10th for select dates. Check for more info.

Orianthi Summer Tour Dates With Adam Lambert‏

April 29, 2010 by  
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Fresh from recent performances on American Idol – one with her hit single “According to You” and most recently on Idol Gives Back, where she delivered a killer guitar solo during Mary J Blige’s rendition of “Stairway To Heaven” – Orianthi is now setting her sites on the road as she joins Adam Lambert on tour this summer.  See below for an initial list of Adam Lambert tour dates featuring Orianthi.  More dates to be added soon! Visit for further details and updates.

Orianthi’s newest single “Shut Up & Kiss Me” is available now for download on iTunes, along with her debut album Believe.


June 4th           Wilkes-Barre, PA         The FM Kirby Center for the Arts
June 5th           Sayerville, NJ               Starland Ballroom
June 6th           Wappinger Falls, NY    Dutchess Stadium     
June 10th         Council Bluffs, IA         Harrah’s Ballroom
June 11th         Mahnomen, MN           Shooting Star Casino
June 12th         Prior Lake, MN            Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
June 14th         Columbus , OH             LC Pavillion
June 15th         Milwaukee, WI             Riverside Theater
June 17th         Hammond, IN               The Venue at Horseshoe Casino
June 18th          Royal Oak, MI             Royal Oak Theater
June 19th         West Toronto, ON        Molson Amphitheatre 
June 22nd        New York, NY             Nokia Theatre 
June 24th         Mashantucket, CT         MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods
June 26th         Atlantic City,  NJ           Borgata
July 28th          Costa Mesa, CA           Orange County  Fair– Pacific Amphitheatre
August 13th      Bethlehem, PA              Artsquest 

Godsmack On Jimmy Kimmel 5/5 – Free Live Show

April 29, 2010 by  
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Godsmack will be taking the stage and performing a mini outdoor concert LIVE on JimmyKimmel 5/5 in Los Angeles, CA. Tickets will be available to the general public free of charge at,4797,Jimmy-Kimmel-Live-GODSMACK-Outdoor-mini-concert.html. Check your local listings for airtimes and make sure to tune in on ABC to watch Godsmack give an explosive late night performance!

Godsmack has released another track for download on iTunes titled “Sants & Sinners“. The band is offering fans the chance to check out a number upcoming tracks off of the forthcoming album including “What If,” “Love Hate Sex Pain,” and the lead single “Cryin’ Like A Bitch.” The Oracle is the first Godsmack album to be produced by Dave Fortman. His resume includes production for Evanescence, Slipknot, Mudvayne, Simple Plan, Otep, Superjoint Ritual, and more.

Cute Is What We Aim For To Release New Song On Twitter Tomorrow

April 28, 2010 by  
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Cute Is What We Aim For will release their first new song in over two years via Twitter tomorrow. Follow Shaant here.

With one tweet (to be release tomorrow at NOON EST) the first 10,000 followers will receive the new song called “Harbor” automatically downloaded onto their computer or wireless device. To hear a sneak preview of the track, tune into The Gunz Show tonight at 10pm at where fans will also have the opportunity to call in and ask questions to Shaant.

Shaant Hacikyan, the founding member of Cute Is What We Aim For has come full circle.  After struggling with alcohol addiction and successfully completing treatment, Shaant began writing music again and will be releasing a new album with a fresh reincarnated version of the band.  He is also prepping for a headlining tour with The Friday Night Boys, The Bigger Lights and Down With Webster, which kicks off May 11th in Boston.  Full tour dates below:

Upcoming Tour Dates:
May 11 2010            6:00P Middle East            Boston, Massachusetts
May 12 2010            6:00P Highline Ballroom            New York, New York
May 13 2010            6:00P Diesel            Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
May 14 2010            6:00P First Unitarian Church            Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
May 15 2010            6:00P School Of Rock            South Hackensaw, New Jersey
May 16 2010            6:00P Recher Theater            Towson, Maryland
May 18 2010            6:00P Canal Club            Richmond, Virginia
May 19 2010            6:00P Tremont Music Hall            Charlotte, North Carolina
May 20 2010            6:00P Masquerade            Atlanta, Georgia
May 21 2010            6:00P The Social            Orlando, Florida
May 22 2010            6:00P Culture Room            Fort Lauderdale
May 23 2010            6:00P The State Theater            Saint Petersburg, Florida
May 25 2010            6:00P Meridian Red Room            Houston, Texas
May 26 2010            6:00P Antones            Austin, Texas
May 27 2010            6:00P The Loft            Dallas, Texas
May 28 2010            6:00P Launchpad            Albuquerque, New Mexico
May 29 2010            6:00P The Clubhouse            Tempe, Arizona
May 30 2010            6:00P Soma            San Diego, California
Jun 1 2010            6:00P Chain Reaction            Anaheim, California
Jun 2 2010            6:00P Troubadour            West Hollywood, California
Jun 3 2010            6:00P The Downtown Brew            San Luid Obisco, California
Jun 4 2010            6:00P Slims            San Francisco, California
Jun 5 2010            6:00P The Boardwalk            Orangevale, California
Jun 7 2010            6:00P Hawthorne Theater            Portland, Oregon
Jun 8 2010            6:00P El Corazon            Seattle, Washington
Jun 10 2010            6:00P Murray Theater            Salt Lake City, Utah
Jun 11 2010            6:00P Marquis Theater            Denver, Colorado
Jun 12 2010            6:00P The Black Sheep            Colorado Springs, Colorado
Jun 14 2010            6:00P Station 4            St Paul, Minnesota
Jun 15 2010            6:00P Reggies Rock Club            Chicago, Illinois
Jun 16 2010            6:00P The Rave            Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Jun 17 2010            6:00P Eagle Theater            Pontiac, Michigan
Jun 18 2010            6:00P The Basement            Columbus, Ohio
Jun 19 2010            6:00P Grog Shop            Cleveland Heights, Ohio 

CD Review: John 5 / The Art Of Malice

April 28, 2010 by  
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John 5
The Art of Malice

Rating: ★★★★★ 

 Reviewed by:  Antonio Marino Jr.
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Chat Live With Brent Smith From Shinedown Today! (6pm EST)

April 28, 2010 by  
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Brent Smith will be hosting a live chat on TODAY at 6pm EST.  Head to to start submitting your questions for Brent now.

Likely topics include the new tour that Shinedown just announced they’ll be on with Sevendust, Chevelle and Puddle of Mudd – The Carnival of Madness Tour.

Likely topics include the new tour that Shinedown just announced they’ll be on with Sevendust, Chevelle and Puddle of Mudd – The Carnival of Madness Tour.

Likely topics include the new tour that Shinedown just announced they’ll be on with Sevendust, Chevelle and Puddle of Mudd – The Carnival of Madness Tour.

Rooney Announce Headlining Tour & Offer Fans Free Tune

April 27, 2010 by  
Filed under Daily Music News, Tour Dates & News

Rooney have announced a NA headlining tour in support of their new album EUREKA. Beginning June 16th in San Diego, CA, Rooney will hit the road with this brand new collection of songs, which will be released June 8th. 

Following the headlining run, Rooney will join Hanson for a month of dates. Tour dates below.

If you want a preview of the new stuff Rooney is offering up a free download of their song “I Dont Wanna Lose You” here.


With Black Gold and The Young Veins:

June 16 Wave House San Diego, CA
June 17 House of Blues Anaheim, CA
June 19 Henry Fonda Los Angeles, CA
June 20 Canyon Club Agoura Hills, CA
June 22 Slim’s San Francisco, CA
June 23 The Boardwalk Orangevale, CA
June 24 Wonder Ballroom Portland, OR
June 26 El Corazon Seattle, WA
June 27 Knitting Factory Boise, ID
June 28 Urban Lounge Salt Lake City, UT
June 29 Marquis Theatre Denver, CO
June 30 Waiting Room Omaha, NE
July 1 Blue Note Columbia, MO
July 2 Juanita’s Cantina Ballroom Little Rock, AR
July 3 The Collective Shreveport, LA
July 5 Republic New Orleans, LA
July 6 Seville Quarter Pensacola, FL
July 7 The Social Orlando, FL
July 8 Common Grounds Gainesville, FL
July 9 Crowbar Tampa, FL
July 10 The Loft Atlanta, GA
July 11 Amos’ Southend Charlotte, NC
July 12 Handlebar Greenville, SC
July 14 Irving Plaza New York, NY
July 15 Bottle & Cork Dewey Beach, DE
July 16 Chameleon Club Lancaster, PA
July 17 Crazy Donkey Farmingdale, NY
July 18 Toad’s Place New Haven, CT
July 19 School of Rock Hackensack, NJ

With Hanson:

July 21 Club Infinity Williamsville, NY
July 22 The Chance Poughkeepsie, NY
July 23 South Shore Music Circus Hyannis, MA
July 24 South Shore Music Circus Cohasset, MA
July 25 Theatre of Living Arts Philadelphia, PA
July 27 Sonar Baltimore, MD
July 28 The Hat Factory Richmond, VA
July 29 State Theatre Falls Church, VA
July 30 Orange Peel Asheville, NC
July 31 Lincoln Theatre Raleigh, NC
August 2 Headliners Louisville, KY
August 3 Wildhorse Saloon Nashville, TN
August 4 Minglewood Hall Memphis, TN
August 5 Pageant St. Louis, MO
August 7 Beaumont Club Kansas City, MO
August 10 Minnesota Zoo Ampitheatre Apple Valley, MN
August 11 High Noon Saloon Madison, WI
August 12 Pabst Theatre Milwaukee, WI
August 13 House of Blues Chicago, IL
August 14 House of Blues Chicago, IL
August 16 The Intersection Grand Rapids, MI
August 17 Royal Oak Music Theatre Royal Oak, MI
August 18 The Strutt Kalamazoo, MI
August 19 House of Blues Cleveland, OH
August 20 Carnegie Music Hall Munhall, PA
August 21 Newport Music Hall Columbus, OH
August 23 Moonlite Gardens Cincinnati, OH
August 24 Egyptian Room @ Murat Ctr Indianapolis, IN
August 25 Cain’s Ballroom Tulsa, OK
August 26 Granada Theatre Dallas TX
August 28 Emo’s Austin, TX

Concert Gallery: Nico Vega / Chicago, IL

April 27, 2010 by  
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Nico Vega
April 24, 2010
Subterranean – Chicago, IL
Photos by:  Tasha Schalk

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