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Concert Gallery: SafetySuit at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium in Lowell, MA

April 26, 2012 by  
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Nashville’s own SafetySuit is warming up the stage for Daughtry on their current tour run and in the case of their recent stop in Lowell, MA at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium, they left the stage in flames.

Proving that they are headlining contenders of their own, SafetySuit’s set was full of songs from their latest disc These Times including the title track and “Let Go.”  Towards the end of the set the band delivered a moving rendition of the Leonard Cohen classic “Hallelujah”.

If you’ve never seen SafetySuit, you’re missing out so heed our advice and get their early!

SafetySuit
April 23, 2012
Lowell Memorial Auditorium – Lowell, MA
Photos by: Mary Ouellette

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Jesse Malin, Marah + More to Perform at Benefit for Lucinda’s Kids on April 29+30 in NYC

April 25, 2012 by  
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On April 29 and 30 a very special collection of musicians will come together to perform at the Bowery Electric in NYC, NY for a benefit. Check out all the details below and if you can’t make the show, you can also participate in auctions and special raffles or donate directly here.

Last December, our close community of friends, musicians, and music lovers lost one of its own when Lucinda Gallagher took her own life. Lucinda was kind and generous, and would give anything she had to anyone in need. She loved music, her friends and family, but more than anything in this world, her two amazing children. The children, now in the care of Lucinda’s dear friend Jamie, both have their mother’s rock and roll spirit. Like her, they are bright and soulful, and have a deep appreciation for music. Young teenagers, both are gifted budding musicians.

This benefit will include live shows on April 29th and 30th at the Bowery Electric, as well as an auction and raffle that will raise money to be put in trust for Lucinda’s children. All artists and persons involved have generously donated their time and talents, as well as items for auction and raffle. With the advisement of Bob Benjamin of the Light of Day charity and Alan Ross of Samaritans, we will ensure that almost all of the proceeds are placed into a trust for the children, with the only exception being a smaller portion being donated to our friends at Samaritans Of New York, who operate NYC’s 24 hour suicide prevention hotline, public education and suicide survivor support services. They are in turn providing support and aid in operating our benefit concert/auction and raffle.

ARTISTS ON APRIL 29th:
Marah
Jesse Malin
Wille Nile
Jimmy Gnecco & Dave Milone
Jim Boggia
Aaron Lee Tasjan
Petter Ericson Stakee (of Alberta Cross)
+ DJ HOWIE PYRO (of D Generation)

ARTISTS ON APRIL 30th:
HR (of Bad Brains)
Tommy Stinson (Guns N Roses / The Replacements)
Alan Vega (Suicide)
James Maddock
Aaron Lee Tasjan
The Bamboo Kids
+ DJ HOWIE PYRO (of D Generation)

AUCTION & RAFFLE ITEMS FROM:
Bob Gruen
Danny Clinch
Mary-Louise Parker
Morrison Hotel Gallery
& Many More

THE SAMARITANS OF NEW YORK

For more information, visit the official website.

Concert Gallery: Daughtry at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium in Lowell, MA

April 25, 2012 by  
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Daughtry’s latest disc ‘Break the Spell’ has already spawned three singles since it’s release in November of 2011.

Now the band is out on the road in support of it, bringing their special brand of rock to the masses. Check out our exclusive gallery of photos from their recent tour stop in Lowell, MA below.

To find out when Daughtry will be hitting your town, check out the remaining tour dates here.

Daughtry
April 23, 2012
Lowell Memorial Auditorium – Lowell, MA
Photos by: Mary Ouellette

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Three Minutes With…Chad Stewart

Three Minutes With………..
Chad Stewart

You’ve seen him play drums for Faster Pussycat, and Tracii’s version of LA Guns, and with previous giver of Three Minutes, Gilby Clarke.

He also has his own band with Faster Pussycat bandmate Danny Nordahl, called Motochrist. (I personally have seen every of the previously named projects!)

He also has another new project in the works with former Alice Cooper guitarist Keri Kelli. I caught up with the extremely busy Chad at one of the NAMM after parties in Anaheim earlier this year, and he let us in on what he has been up to. Read more

Scissor Sisters Announce New Disc “Magic Hour” and Tour Dates

April 25, 2012 by  
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Scissor Sisters will kick off their North American tour at the Las Vegas House of Blues on June 15 in support of their new album, Magic Hour due out on May 29. The tour will include a show at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles (6/16) and conclude with a two-night stand at Terminal 5 in the band’s hometown of New York City on July 6 & 7.

A ticket pre-sale will begin tomorrow, April 26, at 10 AM ET at http://www.scissorsisters.com/events. Tickets will go on sale to the general public this Friday, April 27, at 10 AM ET. Check out all the dates below.

Scissor Sisters – North American Tour Dates

5/6 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom
6/15 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues
6/16 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Palladium
6/17 Oakland, CA Fox Theater
6/19 Seattle, WA Paramount Ballroom
6/20 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom
6/23 St. Paul, MN Harriet Island Regional Park River’s Edge Music Festival
6/24 Chicago, IL Vic Theatre
6/25 Kansas City, MO Crossroads KC
6/27 Royal Oak, MI Royal Oak Music Theatre
6/28 Toronto, ON Sound Academy
6/29 Montreal, QC Olympia De Montreal
6/30 Boston, MA House of Blues
7/2 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
7/5 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
7/6 New York, NY Terminal 5
7/7 New York, NY Terminal 5

Inaugral Tresspass America Tour Dates Featuring Killswitch Engage, Five Finger Death Punch + More

April 24, 2012 by  
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Introducing Tresspass America –  a newly-minted music festival set on revitalizing the metal scene with some of the most current and credible bands in hard rock/metal. 

The tour kicks off July 13 at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colorado, and will cover 31 cities in two months between July and August with stops across the United States.  Ticket on-sales begin this Friday, April 27; log onto www.trespassamerica.com for complete details and check out all the dates below.

Bands on the bill: Five Finger Death Punch, Killswitch Engage, Trivium, Pop Evil, Emmure, God Forbid and Battlecross.

Tour Dates:
JULY
13 Broomfield, CO – 1st Bank Center
15 Billings, MT – MetraPark Arena
16 Bismarck, ND – Bismarck Civic Center
17 Sioux Falls, SD – Sioux Falls Arena
19 Milwaukee, WI – Eagles Ballroom
21 Fort Wayne, IN – Allen County Expo Center
24 Lubbock, TX – Lonestar Amphitheatre
25 Belton, TX – Bell County Expo Center
27 San Antonio, TX – Freeman Coliseum
28 Beaumont, TX – Ford Pavilion
30 Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
31 Evansville, IN – Ford Center

AUGUST
3 Battle Creek, MI – Kellogg Arena
7 Syracuse, NY – SRC Arena and Events Center/Onondaga Community Center
8 Glens Falls, NY – Glens Falls Civic Center
10 Scarborough, ME – Scarborough Downs
14 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
15 Hartford, CT – Comcast Theatre
17 Worcester, MA – DCU Center
18 Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
19 Philadelphia, PA – Penn’s Landing – Festival Pier
22 Knoxville, TN – Knoxville Civic Coliseum
25 Rio Rancho, NM – Santa Ana Star Center
26 Phoenix, AZ – Comercia Theatre
28 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium

Deftones and System Of A Down Announce Summer Tour Dates

April 23, 2012 by  
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Deftones have announced a summer tour supporting System Of A Down. The two-week summer jaunt kicks off on August 2nd in Philadelphia, PA and wraps August 15th in Chicago, IL. Check out all the dates below.

Deftones & System of a Down Dates:

08/02 Philadelphia, PA – Susquehanna Bank Center
08/04 Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
08/05 Wantagh, NY – Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
08/07 Washington, DC – Verizon Center Arena
08/09 Boston, MA – Comcast Center
08/11 Montreal, QC – Heavy Metal Festival Parterre @ Parc Jean Drapeau
08/12 Toronto, ON – Heavy Metal Festival Downsview Park
08/14 Detroit, MI – DTE Energy Amphitheater
08/15 Chicago, IL – Allstate Arena

Third Eye Blind, Switchfoot, Eve 6 and Spin Doctors to Perform at 92.9’s EarthFest on May 19 in Boston

April 19, 2012 by  
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Radio 92.9’s annual EarthFest will return to DCR’s Hatch Memorial Shell in Boston on May 19, 2012 with a killer (and totally free!) line-up that includes Third Eye Blind, The Spin Doctors, Switchfoot, and Eve 6. 

For 19 years, the Radio 92.9 EarthFest has drawn crowds to the DCR Hatch Memorial Shell along the Charles River in Boston for this annual celebration for the Earth.  Presented by Whole Foods Market, the family-friendly festival is the largest free radio station concert in the country, showcasing national and local music acts, environmentally friendly products and local non-profit environmental organizations.

The music on the main stage will begin at 11:30 a.m. with a local band chosen through a contest hosted by Radio 92.9. Sixteen bands will be selected for the bracket and the final four will perform at an event in May. One band will be picked to play in front of thousands of people at Radio 92.9’s EarthFest. For more details or to enter a band in the contest, visit www.myradio92.9.com. Performances on the Kid’s Planet stage begin at 10:30am.

The Radio 92.9 EarthFest will also include music and activities in Kids’ Planet – an interactive area designed specifically with families in mind. The Kids’ Planet stage will feature performances from Mister G,   Sarah Wheeler & Little Groove, RhymeZweLL   Vanessa Trien & the Jumping Monkeys and student performers from Zumix.  The Kid’s Planet area will also feature environmental activities, educational displays and other activities planned for children under the age of 12.

“The diversity of the acts performing at this year’s event represent the type of music played by Boston’s rock station, Radio 92.9,” said Ken West, program director at Radio 92.9.  “Over the past 19 years, the Radio 92.9 EarthFest has established itself as a must-attend event.  We are fortunate to be able to work with the Department of Conservation and Recreation to host this celebration of the Earth in such a beautiful location.”

For more information about the 19th annual Radio 92.9 EarthFest, listen to Radio 92.9 FM or visit www.earthfest.com

New Tour Dates From Korn

April 19, 2012 by  
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Korn is gearing  up for the third leg of their “Path of Totality” tour, launching this Friday, April 20 at Lonestar Amphitheater in Lubbock, TX.

It finds the band hitting several cities and amphitheaters, which will be a mix of headlining shows and festival dates.  Openers on the tour include frontman JONATHAN DAVIS DJing as his alter ego, J Devil as well as dubstep talent Sluggo.  Ticket information found at korn.com

Check out the dates below.

KORN Path of Totality Tour Dates:

4/20 Lubbock, TX Lonestar Amphitheater
4/21 Woodlands, TX The Woodlands Pavillion
4/23 Dallas, TX Palladium Ballroom
4/24 Pharr, TX Pharr Entertainment Center
4/26 San Antonio, TX Hemisphere Park
4/27 Corpus Christi, TX Concrete Street Amphitheater
4/29 Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Park
4/30 Knoxville, TN Tennessee Theatre
5/2 Indianapolis, IN Egyptian Room at Old National Centre
5/3 Rochester, NY The Main Street Armory
5/4 Silver Spring, MD The Fillmore
5/5 Rockingham, NC Rockingham Speedway
5/7 Providence, RI Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel
5/8 Huntington, NY The Paramount
5/10 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom

Contest: Win Tix To Portugal. The Man at Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ on April 21

April 18, 2012 by  
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Portugal the Man is celebrating Record Store Day – April 21 –  in the best way possible, an in-store, a show later that night, and an exclusive Record Store Day 7”.

Portugal. The Man is performing at the Starland Ballroom in Sayerville, NJ on April 21 and we’ve got a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky winner!

TO ENTER:

Send an email to staff@theywillrockyou.com with subject ‘Portugal. The Man.’ Please include your name, email address and phone number. A winner will be selected at random and notified on Friday April 20.

Can’t make it to the s how that night They also have an in-store performance/ signing at Vintage Vinyl in Fords, NJ at 2:30pm that day. Check out www.vvinyl.com for all th details. You can pick up the band’s Record Store Day exclusive 7 while you’re there!

Not in NJ? Help us spread the word!

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