Indiana hard rock band on the verge, Downstait, has been forced to cancel the first three dates of its headlining tour with Viasava due to illness. The group has issued the following statement regarding the health of bassist/vocalist, Sean Arata:
Southern California-based hard rock veteran, Smile Empty Soul, and fellow tour-mate, Hurt, have launched a cover of the Alice in Chains track, 'No Excuses,' on the Banana 101.5 website at: http://banana1015.com/hurt-smile-empty-soul-cover-alice-in-chains-no-excuses-exclusive-premiere/.
Indiana hard rock band on the verge, Downstait, will kick off a U.S. tour this Friday, November 23rd with Atlanta-based quartet, Viasava. Downstait has launched itself into the mainstream spotlight performing theme songs for several WWE Superstars such as The Miz, Dolph Ziggler and Alex Riley, and will now take its punishing live show on the road for audiences around the nation throughout December. A list of confirmed tour-dates can be seen below.
Porcupine Tree has released its stunning, live two-disc collection Octane Twisted today in North America via Kscope. A live rendition of side one of The Incident - the band's 10th studio album - plus a second disc of select Porcupine Tree tracks recorded in Chicago and London, Octane Twisted can be purchased online, complete with bonus DVD, at: https://www.burningshed.com/store/porcupinetree/product/51/4174/ or via iTunes at: http://smarturl.it/PTiTunes.
Porcupine Tree is gearing up for the release of its two-disc live set, Octane Twisted, next month via Kscope. The band has posted a track from the upcoming release, "I Drive the Hearse," for streaming online at: http://emailunlock.com/kscope-burningshed/porcupine-tree-i-drive-the. Fans who sign up for the Porcupine Tree mailing list will receive a free download of the track.
The U.S. death metal legend, Autopsy, who recently served up the five hour epic DVD, Born Undead, has checked in on the run up to the recording of the band's sixth studio album, due for release on Peaceville mid-2013.
Cradle of Filth and GuitarWorld.com have teamed up to premiere the band's latest music video for "Frost On Her Pillow" from the upcoming album, 'The Manticore and Other Horrors.' Check out the new video from heavy metal's most sinister act, directed by Stuart Birchall, today on GuitarWorld.com.
UK doom hero, My Dying Bride, has teamed up with DecibelMagazine.com to stream the first four tracks from the band's upcoming album, A Map of all our Failures, out tomorrow via Peaceville Records.