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Victory records to host stage at 2014 edition of Rockstar Mayhem Festival

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , on 1st April 2014 by Nico Davidson

Victory Records have proudly announced that they will be hosting a stage at this year’s Rockstar energy Drink Mayhem Festival. All summer long, Victory will present the Victory Records Stage featuring the likes of Emmure, Ill Nino, Islander, Wretched and Erimha. The stage will be headlined at 4:25PM each day by Emmure, who will be touring in support of their new album, Eternal Enemies, out 15th April. This also makes Emmure the first band to ever play Mayhem Festival two years in a row.

This year, for the first time, the festival will feature FOUR stages of metal and hardcore with the Rockstar Energy Drink Main Stage, Coldcock American Herbal Whiskey Stage, The Headbang For The Highway/Sumerian Stage and the Victory Records Stage.

Tickets go on sale this Friday (4th April) at 10AM local time with the “72 Hour Get Off Your Ass” special offer on reserved and lawn tickets. Check your local ticketing date page for details on this great deal/ This year also look for Freestyle Motocross and a Motorsports exhibition area and many other surprises and attractions. Further details can be found at this location.

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Huntress post UK tour diary online

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , on 13th March 2014 by Nico Davidson

Banshee metallers Huntress have posted a video diary of their recent UK tour with Lamb Of God and Decapitated. The video diary can be viewed down below.

Huntress will return to the UK in June to play Download 2014 where they will join Bowling For Soup, Bad Religion, Opeth and Black Label Society as well as Avenged Sevenfold, Linkin Park, Aerosmith and Rob Zombie, The Offspring, Status Quo, Trivium, In Flames, While She Sleeps with many more still to be announced. Frontwoman Jill Janus comments:

Huntress is honoured to play Download Festival again! We had a killer show last year, and will bring the fury to UK music fanatics once more. Spread it, shred it, behead it!

Huntress online:

http://huntresskills.com
http://facebook.com/huntresskills

 

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Battlecross confirmed for Download 2014

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , on 16th December 2013 by Nico Davidson

Detroit thrashers Battlecorss have announced that they’ll be playing the 2014 edition of Download Festival. They will join Volbeat, SikTh, Dillinger Escape Plan, Suicide Silence, Buck Cherry as well as Avenged Sevenfold, Linkin Park, Aerosmith and Rob Zombie, The Offspring, Status Quo, Trivium, In Flames with many more still to be announced. The band are fired up for it:

Holy Shit we are playing Download. That’s a huge milestone in our career to be part of something so huge, so great, and so fun. I’ve heard nothing but amazing things about the festival, what an honor it will be to share the stage with the greatest and hardest bands on Earth. We can’t wait to expose the crowd to some good ol’ American Heavy thrash metal and meet new fans from the UK and across the world. We’re beyond hyped, so bring it in on! Donington Park, here we come!

Download will be held at Donington Park on 13th – 15th June 2014.  Keep up to date with the very latest info on Download’s official sites at this location.

Battlecross online:

http://www.battlecrossmetal.com
http://facebook.com/battlecrossmetal

Judas Priest’s Rob Halford makes surprise appearance with Five Finger Death Punch on stage

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , on 6th December 2013 by Nico Davidson

Last night, metal legend Rob Halford, frontman for Judas Priest, surprised fans as he jumped on stage to join Five Finger Death Punch for a performance of their song Lift Me Up at the LG Arena in Birmingham. Halford is featured on the studio version of Lift Me Up, which appears on the first installment of Five Finger Death Punch‘s masterwork titled The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell, released in July.

Later that night the band, Ivan Moody (vocals), Zoltan Bathory (guitar), Jeremy Spencer (drums), Jason Hook (guitar) and Chris Kael (bass), announced they would be returning to Europe next Spring for their most expansive headline tour of Europe yet.  The tour kicks off with a performance at the just announced Bandit Rock Awards in Stockholm, Sweden on March 8, 2014. UK tour dates are as follow:

March 2014
Friday 28th            Birmingham Academy
Sunday 30th          London Forum
April 2014:
Tues 1st                 Manchester Academy

The band wrapped up their European arena tour with Avenged Sevenfold last night and finish the year in Russia with four headline shows. They kick off 2014 at Florida’s ShipRocked in January, before heading over to Australia for the Soundwave Festival.

Five Finger Death Punch online:

http://fivefingerdeathpunch.com

 

12 more bands announced for Download 2014

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , on 25th November 2013 by Nico Davidson

Download Festival have announced 12 more bands for the 2014 edition of the festival. The bands announced are The Offspring, the legendary rock group Status Quo, Steel Panther, Trivium, Swedish melo-death outfit In Flames, While She Sleeps, LetLive, The Black Dahlia Murder, Miss May I, CrossFaith, Blessthefall and of course Dying Fetus. All 12 bands will join Link ParkAvenged Sevenfold and Aerosmith as well as Rob ZombieFall Out Boy and Alter Bridge at the UK’s biggest rock festival.

Download Festival 2014 will take place at Donnington Park from 13th June – 15th June. Tickets are available from this location. Stay tuned for more announcements!

 

Aerosmith announced as third Download 2014 headliners

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , on 6th November 2013 by Nico Davidson

Download organisers announced this morning that Aerosmith will close the festival next year on Sunday 15th June, making the legendary rockers the third and final headliners for Download 2014. Aerosmith are one rock’s most infamous and revered bands. Fronted by the iconic partnership of frontman Steven Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry, their generation spanning career has seen them sell in excess of 150 million records, making them the best selling American rock band in history. Despite having been a band for over 40 years, their incredible, ever expanding collection of hits continues to appeal to hoards of fans both old and new. Their headline performance at Download 2014 will be their first on UK soil since 2010, speaking on their return to Donington Park, Joe Perry said:

It’s been too long since we’ve been to England and we’re sincerely f**ing charged to be coming back! See you there!

Joining Aerosmith on the main stage on Sunday 15th June as special guests will be Alter Bridge. The band released their 4th studio album, Fortress earlier this year to huge critical acclaim. It’s been the band’s highest charting album in the UK, hitting the #1 spot on the rock charts and saw them sell out arenas across the country on their recent UK tour.

Aerosmith and Alter Bridge join the previously announced Avenged Sevenfold with special guest Rob Zombie, who play on Friday 13th June and Linkin Park with special guests Fall Out Boy who play Saturday 14th June.

Linkin Park announced as Saturday night main stage headliner at Download 2014

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , on 5th November 2013 by Nico Davidson

Announced moments ago via BBC Radio 1, Linkin Park will headline the Saturday night of Download on the main stage. However, it doesn’t just end there for the Linkin Park news. The band will perform their entire Hybrid Theory album at their Download 2014 appearance. Chester comments:

We have been kicking around the idea of playing Hybrid Theory for some time and the perfect opportunity is Download 2014. The legendary energy of the Download crowd is the apex of the rock experience and we are very excited to share this special night with them.

Linkin Park will be joining Avenged Sevenfold and Rob Zombie as part of Download Festival which has become the biggest rock festival in British history over the years. The next Download announcement will be at 8am on the official Download Festival Facebook page. Tickets can be ordered from this location.

Linkin Park online:

http://linkinpark.com
http://facebook.com/linkinpark
http://twitter.com/linkinpark

 

Avenged Sevenfold and Rob Zombie announced for Download Festival 2014

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , on 4th November 2013 by Nico Davidson

Announced in the early hours of this morning on the official Download Festival Facebook pageAvenged Sevenfold will be headlining Friday 13th June. This will be their first time headlining Download Festival but it will also be the firs time they headline any UK festival, making it a very special occasion for the band and their fans. They’ll be joined by special guest and horror metal lord Rob Zombie, who is set to return to the main stage after his headline performance on the second stage back in 2011.

The next Download announcement will be made tomorrow at 8am. Standard tickets are currently available at 2013 prices for a limited time only. Click here to snap yours up.

Avenged Sevenfold fighting for UK #1 spot

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , on 30th August 2013 by Nico Davidson

Californian rock titans Avenged Sevenfold are fighting tooth and nail to land their first UK number one spot with their new album Hail To The King, which was released earlier this week. As the announcement of this week’s album charts reaches its conclusion, the band are currently just over 3000 copies ahead of their nearest challenger, Naughty Boy – What kind of name is that anyway?

Avenged Sevenfold will follow the album release with their first UK and Ireland tour since 2011. The dates, listed below, include their largest London show to date at Wembley Arena:

November

30th – Manchester, Arena

December 

1st – London, Wembley Arena
3rd – Dublin, The O2
5th – Birmingham, LG Arena

Avenged Sevenfold online:

http://avengedsevenfold.com
http://facebook.com/avengedsevenfold

 

Avenged Sevenfold post official video for Hail To The King

Posted in News with tags , , , , on 19th August 2013 by Nico Davidson

California’s rock royalty Avenged Sevenfold have unleashed their spectacular new video for Hail To The King, which is taken from the album of the same name. The new album is set for release next next week (27th August) via Warner Bros. Records. You can watch the new video for Hail To The King down below. The video has received almost 700,000 views since being released over the weekend.

Hail To The King is the band’s sixth studio album and follows up from their 2010 release Nightmare. A7X will also play their first UK tour since 2011 later this year. Dates are as follow:

November

30th – Manchester, Arena

 December

 1st – London, Wembley Arena
3rd – Dublin, The O2
5th – Birmingham, LG Arena

Avenged Sevenfold online:

http://www.facebook.com/AvengedSevenfold

 

Avenged Sevenfold’s Hail To The King hits 400k within first 24 hours online

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , on 17th July 2013 by Nico Davidson

California’s behemoth rock unit Avenged Sevenfold hit the 400,000 view mark on their latest single Hail To The King within 24 hours of posting it on YouTube. If you’ve not heard it yet, you can listen to it down below.

Hail To The King is taken from Avenged Sevenfold’s upcoming sixth studio album of the same name which is set to be released on 26th August and will be released via Warner Music. The album was produced by Mike Elizondo. Above is the album artwork for Hail To The King.

Hail To The King track listing is as follows:

1. Shepherd Of Fire
2. Hail To The King
3. Doing Time
4. This Means War
5. Requiem
6. Crimson Day
7. Heretic
8. Coming Home
9. Planets
10. Acid Rain

Avenged Sevenfold online:

http://avengedsevenfold.com/
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Avenged Sevenfold release title track from upcoming album as single

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , on 16th July 2013 by Nico Davidson

California’s giants of rock Avenged Sevenfold have recently unleashed their blistering new single Hail To The King, which can be heard down below as well as the album’s artwork. The universally anticipated single Hail To The King is taken from the bands sixth studio album of the same name. Hail To The King is the follow up to 2010’s Nightmare which charted at No. 5 in the UK as well as receiving Gold certification for sales.

Produced by Mike Elizondo, Hail To The King will be released on the 26th August on Warner Bros Records.

Hail To The King track listing:

1. Shepherd Of Fire
2. Hail To The King
3. Doing Time
4. This Means War
5. Requiem
6. Crimson Day
7. Heretic
8. Coming Home
9. Planets
10. Acid Rain

Avenged Sevenfold online:

http://avengedsevenfold.com/
http://twitter.com/theofficiala7x
http://youtube.com/avengedsevenfold
http://instagram.com/theofficiala7x
http://theofficiala7x.tumblr.com/

Avenged Sevenfold release teaser for upcoming album Hail To The King

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , on 9th July 2013 by Nico Davidson

US rockers Avenged Sevenfold have released a 30 second teaser for their upcoming album Hail to The King, which will be released next month via Warner Music. The teaser can be listened to below.

Avenged Sevenfold will also be hitting UK shores later this year for three shows. Dates are as follows:

November 30th – Manchester Arena
December 1st – Wembley Arena
December 5th – LG Arena Birmingham

Avenged Sevenfold online:

http://avengedsevenfold.com/
http://www.facebook.com/AvengedSevenfold
http://twitter.com/theofficiala7x
http://youtube.com/avengedsevenfold
http://instagram.com/theofficiala7x
http://theofficiala7x.tumblr.com/

 

Avenged Sevenfold’s new song and surprise video

Posted in News with tags , , , on 16th November 2012 by Nico Davidson

Avenged Sevenfold‘s new original song Carry On is featured as a surprise video following the credits in the in the highly-anticipated Call of Duty: Black Ops II, available on all major platforms now.

It is a very unique performance and unlike any other ever. Watch it below to find out what we mean.

The performance also features characters Raul Menendez and Sergeant Frank Woods performing alongside AX7.

If you just want to see the virtual AX7 playing new song Carry On skip to 1:36 in the video.

Avenged Sevenfold – “Carry On” is available now on iTunes.

Hatebreed reveal new song Put It To The Torch on Impericon.com!

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , on 14th November 2012 by Nico Davidson

Put It To The Torch, the first single off Hatebreed‘s upcoming mosh feast The Divinity Of Purpose premieres today over on IMPERICON.COM. Click here to check out the official lyric video and to hear the track.

The Divinity Of Purpose marks the band’s first album for new label partners Nuclear Blast (Europe and more) and Razor & Tie (North America) and is touted to be their best effort since The Rise Of Brutality, bringing back the power of their legendary first three records! The album will be released January 28, 2013 in the UK.

Find Hatebreed online:
http://hatebreed.com
http://www.facebook.com/hatebreed
HATEBREED on Nuclear Blast