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Concert Gallery: Machine Head at the State Theatre in Portland, Maine

January 31, 2012 by  
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Machine Head are tearing it up out on the road through mid-February. Along for the ride are Suicide Silence, Darkest Hour and Rise To Remain.

For a list of remaining dates, head here, and check out our gallery of photos from their recent New England stop in Maine.

Machine Head
January 26, 2012
State Theatre – Portland, Maine
Photos by:  Tom Couture

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EP Review : Sinnet / Midwest Manners

January 31, 2012 by  
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Midwest Manners

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Mastodon & Opeth Confirm Co-Headline “Heritage Hunter” Tour Dates With Ghost

January 31, 2012 by  
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Mastodon have announced a spring North American tour in support of their current album The Hunter, which was released by Reprise Records in September. The co-headlining run will also feature Opeth along with Ghost in the support slot.

The tour kicks off on April 4th in Portland, ME, and visits more than 30 cities in the U.S. and Canada before wrapping up with a hometown show at Atlanta’s Masquerade Music Park on May 12th.

Tickets go on sale February 3rd and 4th. Visit for details.  There will be a Fan Presale scheduled to begin at 3pm local venue time on Wednesday, February 1stavailable only at 

Check out all the dates below with more to be announced soon:

(M) Indicates Mastodon closes the show
(O) Indicates Opeth closes the show
04/04                Portland, ME                 State Theater (M)
04/05                Boston, MA                   Orpheum Theater (O)
04/06                Montreal, QC                 Metropolis (O)
04/07                Toronto, ON                   Sony Centre (O)
04/09                Philadelphia, PA              Electric Factory(M)
04/10                Wallingford, CT              The Dome (M)
04/11                New York, NY                 Roseland Ballroom (M)
04/13                Chicago, IL                    Riviera Theatre(M)
04/14                Grand Rapids, MI            The Intersection       (M)
04/15                Pittsburgh, PA               Stage AE (M)
04/16                Knoxville, TN                 TN Theater (O)
04/18                Oklahoma City, OK          Diamond Ballroom (M)
04/19                Dallas, TX                     Palladium Ballroom (O)
04/20                San Antonio, TX            Back Stage Live (O)
04/21                Corpus Christi, TX          Concrete Street (O)
04/23                Denver, CO                   Fillmore Auditorium (O)
04/25                Las Vegas, NV               House of Blues            (M)
04/26                Los Angeles, CA             Gibson Amphitheatre (O)
04/27                Oakland, CA                  Fox Theatre (O)
04/28                Reno, NV                     Grand Sierra Resort (M)
04/30                Seattle, WA                 The Paramount        (O)
05/01                Vancouver, BC              Orpheum Theatre (O)
05/03                Edmonton, AB               Edmonton Events Center (O)
05/04                Calgary, AB                  MacEwan Hall (M)
05/05                Saskatoon, SK             The Odeon (O)
05/06                Winnipeg, MB               Burton Cummings Theatre (O)
05/09                Washington, DC            The Fillmore (O)
05/10                Charlotte, NC                The Fillmore (M)
05/11                Myrtle Beach, SC            House of Blues            (M)
05/12                Atlanta, GA                   Masquerade Music Park (M)

2012 M3 Rock Festival Line-up Announced

January 30, 2012 by  
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The M3 Festival returns in 2012 on May 11-12 at the Merriweather Post Pavilion. Check out all the details below.

The heavy metal time machine will turn back to the 1980s and ʻ90s when Queensryche, Cinderella, Ratt, Kix, Warrant and Night Ranger are among the 19 bands to take over Merriweather Post Pavilion, playing full sets of their glam rock and heavy metal hits. For the first time, M3 fans wonʼt have to choose between bands with overlapping set times, since each band will play one at a time. Also, the festival willtake place on two separate stages, each simulcasting the other, giving fans the option to stay in one seat and watch all the bands as they appear on both stages, or fans can move from stage to stage without missing a note.

In its fourth year, I.M.P. Presents M3 Rock Festival starts with The Official M3 Kix-Off Party Friday May 11th at 7pm. Acts playing Friday night include Night Ranger, Kix, Enuff ZʼNuff, In the Pink and Let There Be Rock. The fullblown 2012 M3 Rock Festival begins Saturday, May 12th at 11am and will include Queensryche, Cinderella, Ratt, Skid Row, Warrant, Quiet Riot, Dokken, Stryper, Loudness, Lynch Mob, XYZ, Bang Tango, Drumwars, and Street Light Circus.

Each year VIP and Pavilion seats sell out in minutes. VIP and discounted 2-Day Packages will go on sale Friday, Feb. 3 at 10am EST through Ticketfly. If there are any tickets remaining as of February 24th, they will go on sale as Single-Day tickets at 10 am EST. Tickets can also be purchased at the Merriweather and 9:30 Club Box Offices. For more information, visit or

VIP ticket holders will have:
• Private VIP Entrance gate
• Official M3 2012 Festival T-shirt
• Official M3 2012 Concert Poster
• Access to floor and prime pavilion seating
• Access to M3 VIP Deck located backstage
• Access to Artist Meet-&-Greet Lounge

Shinedown To Headline 2012 Avalanche Tour

January 30, 2012 by  
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Shinedown has announced that they will be headlining the 2012 Avalanche Tour. The North American trek  gets underway on March 27th at The Grove in Anaheim, California and then continues through late April, check out all the dates below.

Accompanying Shinedown on the 2012 Avalanche Tour will be Adelita’s Way, with additional support from New Medicine (March 27th – April 10th) and Art of Dying (April 12th – April 25 th).

Pre-sale tickets for the second annual Avalanche Tour will be available to members of Shinedown Nation, the official Shinedown Fan Club, beginning January 31st – please visit for complete details.  Additional Avalanche pre-sale tickets will be available on February 1st, with all remaining tickets then offered to the general public on February 3rd and 4th.

2012 Avalanche Tour Dates:
27 Anaheim, CA The Grove
28 San Francisco, CA The Regency Ballroom
30 Reno, NV Grand Sierra Theatre
31 Boise, ID Knitting Factory

2 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre
5 Houston, TX House of Blues
6 Dallas, TX House of Blues
7 Corpus Christi, TX Concrete Street Amphitheatre
9 Springfield, MO Shrine Mosque
10 Indianapolis, IN Egyptian Room
12 Detroit, MI The Fillmore
13 Milwaukee, WI The Rave
14 Grand Rapids, MI Orbit Room
16 Niagara Falls, NY Rapids Theater
17 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE
18 Providence, RI Lupo’s
20 New York, NY Best Buy Theater
21 Atlantic City, NJ House of Blues
22 Scranton, PA Cultural Center
24 Richmond, VA The National
25 Baltimore, MD Ram’s Head

Guns N’ Roses Announce Club Tour Run

January 30, 2012 by  
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Guns N’ Roses have announced a series of intimate club shows shows through the northeast.  Six shows confirmed so far including the historic return to The Ritz (now Webster Hall), 24 years after the filming of their heralded “Live At The Ritz” – the MTV concert continues to be one of the most sought after trades in bootleg circles.  For the Webster Hall date, GN’R will celebrate their return by reclaiming the venue as The Ritz with signage and the name appearing on the marquee.  The New York takeover in February marks the first time the band will appear at Roseland and Terminal 5, beginning on February 10, 2012.  Check out all the dates below.

Ticket presale is set for Tuesday, January 31 at 10:00am ET for the NY run, public on-sale is Wednesday, February 1.  Chicago, Silver Spring and Atlantic City presale is Wednesday, February 1 at 10:00am EST, with public on-sale Friday, February 3. Tickets and VIP packages for all six dates will be available at

Tour Dates:
February 10 Roseland Ballroom New York, NY
February 12 Terminal 6 New York, NY
February 15 The Ritz (Webster Hall) New York, NY
February 19 House of Blues Chicago, IL
February 23 The Fillmore Silver Spring, MD
February 24 House of Blues Atlantic City, NJ

Concert Gallery: Lamb of God at Irving Plaza in NYC, NY

January 30, 2012 by  
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Lamb of God
January 24, 2012
Irving Plaza – NYC, NY
Photos by:  Antonio Marino Jr.

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Guitarist Joe Satriani Hits The Big Screen With “Satchurated: Live In Montreal”

January 27, 2012 by  
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Guitarist Joe Satriani has announced the release of the live-concert film, Satchurated: Live in Montreal.   Satchurated was filmed live during Satriani’s “The Wormhole Tour”, supporting his studio album Black Swans and Wormhole Wizards at the Metropolis in Montreal, Canada. 

The December 12, 2010 concert was filmed by GRAMMY and EMMY award-winning concert filmmakers Pierre and Francois Lamoureux.  Satchurated: Live in Montreal will be released to select theatres throughout the country on March 1, 2012 for a limited engagement.


With a total of ten cameras working to capture the sold-out concert, Satriani’s musical best was recorded in both 2D and 3D HD formats.  The high-definition filming makes Satriani’s play as much a pleasure to watch as it is to hear. Every chord change is captured and presented as if one were experiencing a living room concert of your very own!  Fans of “Satch” will be eagerly awaiting the film’s worldwide release in March 2012 with theatrical presentations in both 2D and 3D formats, followed by a shorter version for television broadcast.  The soundtrack from Satchurated was produced by Satriani and Mike Fraser and will be released on April 10, 2012 through Epic Records.

Watch the trailer and check out the set list below:

1. Ice 9
2. Hordes Of Locusts
3. Flying In A Blue Dream
4. Light Years Away
5. Memories
6. War
7. Premonition
8. Satch Boogie
9. Revelation
10. Pyrrhic Victoria
11. Crystal Planet
12. The Mystical Potato Head Groove Thing
13. Dream Song

1. God Is Crying
2. Andalusia
3. Solitude
4. Littleworth Lane
5. Why
6. Wind In The Trees
7. Always With Me, Always With You
8. Big Bad Moon
9. Crowd Chant
10. Summer Song

11. Two Sides To Every Story
12. The Golden Room

New Video: White Rabbits / Heavy Metal

January 25, 2012 by  
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White Rabbits debuted their new video for ‘Heavy Metal’ on NPR today, check it out below.

The song is from the band’s upcoming album Milk Famous, due out on March 6, the same day the band will kick off a new tour, check out the tour dates after the video.


White Rabbits Tour Dates:
They will be joined by The War On Drugs and Tennis on select dates.

March 6: Philadelphia, PA / Union Transfer *
March 7: Washington D.C. / Black Cat *
March 8: Charlottesville, VA / Jefferson Theater ^
March 9: Raleigh, NC / Lincoln Theatre ^
March 11: Atlanta, GA / Variety Playhouse ^
March 12: Birmingham, AL / The Bottletree ^
March 13: New Orleans, LA / One Eyed Jacks ^
March 14: Houston, TX / Fitzgeralds ^
March 19: Denver, CO / Bluebird Theater
March 20: Salt Lake City, UT / Urban Lounge
March 22: Portland, OR / Doug Fir Lounge
March 23: Vancouver, BC / Biltmore Cabaret
March 24: Seattle, WA / Crocodile Cafe
March 26: San Francisco, CA / The Independent
March 28: Los Angeles, CA / El Rey Theatre
March 29: San Diego, CA / The Casbah
March 30: Phoenix, AZ / Crescent Ballroom
March 31: Tucson, AZ / Club Congress
April 3: Lawrence, KS / Jackpot Music Hall
April 4: Columbia, MO / The Blue Note
April 5: St. Louis, MO / Plush
April 6: Madison, WI / High Noon Saloon
April 7: Minneapolis, MN / Triple Rock Social Club
April 8: Chicago, IL / Metro
April 12: New York, NY / Webster Hall
April 13: Northampton, MA / Pearl Street Downtown
April 14: Boston, MA / Paradise Rock Club

* with Tennis
^ with The War On Drugs

Theory Of A Deadman Announce Headline Tour With Pop Evil

January 25, 2012 by  
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Theory of a Deadman announced today plans for their 2012 headline tour which kicks off on April 9 in Tallahassee, FL. 

Fans will be the first to purchase tickets on February 1; while the general public will be able to buy tickets for most of the dates beginning on February 3.  Additional dates will be announced shortly.

Pop Evil and Stellar Revival will provide support on the run. Check out all the dates below.

TOUR DATES (All Dates Feature Pop Evil And Stellar Revival Except 5/1):
4/9                   Tallahassee, FL             Coliseum Tallahassee
4/10                  Knoxville, TN                 The Valarium
4/11                 Augusta, GA                 The Country Club
4/13                  Cherokee, NC                Harrah’s Cherokee – Event Center
4/15                  Atlanta, GA                   The Masquerade
4/17                  Norfolk, VA                   The NorVA
4/18                  Wallingford, CT             The Dome at Oakdale
4/20                  Allentown, PA               Crocodile Rock
4/21                  Watertown, NY              Jefferson Community College – McVean Auditorium
4/22                  Poughkeepsie, NY         The Chance
4/24                  Portland, ME                 State Theatre
4/25                  Lancaster, PA               Chameleon Club
4/27                  Sayreville, NJ                Starland Ballroom
4/28                  Buffalo, NY                   Town Ballroom
4/29                  South Bend, IN              Club Fever
5/1                    Grand Rapids, MI          The Orbit Room (Stellar Revival Only)
5/4                    Chicago, IL                   House of Blues
5/5                    Mankato, MN                 Verizon Wireless Center
5/8                    Wichita, KS                   The Cotillion
5/9                    Columbia, MO               The Blue Note
5/11                  Metropolis, IL                Harrah’s Metropolis

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