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Flint, Michigan’s KING 810 has announced details of a series of limited engagement live events for its new album, La Petite Mort or a Conversation with God, which will see the band offering a boundary-pushing live experience in intimate settings. Presented in 360–degree sound, the immersive events are slated for Dec. 15 at the Agora Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio; Dec. 17 at Saint Andrew’s Hall in Detroit, Michigan; and Dec. 18 at Thalia Hall in Chicago, Illinois, with more dates to be announced in the coming weeks.
Fans are in store for a unique performance each night, with KING 810 engaging audiences in its intensely personal and often contentious world. The evenings are set to feature accompaniments from various performance artists, string players and more, with each location undergoing formative transformations to stimulate the senses and evoke the dark and potent themes of La Petite Mort or a Conversation with God. In contrast to the aforementioned live events, the show slated for Dec. 16 at Big Shots in Valparaiso, Indiana, is promised to be a night of outright chaos, with KING 810 bringing to town its trademark performance for an up-close-and-personal all-out war. Read the rest of this entry »
Canadian rockers The Wild has debuted a new single titled “Ready to Roll” and announced a Feb. 17, 2017, release date of its new album, Wild at Heart. Listen to the song below.
“This is a straight up Wild! song through and through, man,” says vocalist and lead guitarist Dylan Villain. “To me, it’s all about freedom and goin’ that extra mile when things need to be done. Whatever it is. Whenever it is. Whether we’ve been on the road for months playin’ shows or you’re still on from last night and gotta go to work the next day … Was it worth it? Hell yeah, it was worth it. We’re ready to roll.” Read the rest of this entry »
Sixx:A.M. has released the first new track, “We Will Not Go Quietly,” from its November 18 release, Vol. 2 Prayers for the Blessed. Fans, who pre-order the new album via iTunes here, will instantly receive a download of the song in their iTunes library. Exclusive Vol. 2 Prayers for the Blessed album bundles are available here. The official video for the outsider anthem also premiered today and was directed by Wayne Isham (Michael Jackson, Muse, Britney Spears). Filmed during a Sixx:Am> show in Edmonton, Alberta, last month, the video offers viewers a “show-day-in-the-life-of” the band, in addition to its onstage energy. Read the rest of this entry »
Disturbed will release a live album, titled Live at Red Rocks, on Nov. 18 via Warner Bros. Records. The album features songs spanning Disturbed’s 20-year-career, including Mainstream Rock chart hits “Down with the Sickness,” “Stricken,” “Inside the Fire,” “Indestructible,” “The Vengeful One,” “The Light” and their now Platinum-certified version of Simon & Garfunkel’s classic hit “The Sound of Silence.”
Live at Red Rocks is available for pre-order as of today via all DSPs, and those who pre-order will receive an instant download of the album track “The Light.” Read the rest of this entry »
Trivium and 5B Artist Management have partnered with Cooking Vinyl to re-release the band’s 2003 debut album, Ember to Inferno, along with a deluxe edition that includes 13 additional tracks that have never been available yet have earned evasive legend status among diehard fans, on Dec. 2.
“The purpose of this release is to show the very early beginnings of Trivium—perhaps an era unbeknownst to most listeners of the band,” said Trivium vocalist and guitarist Matt Heafy. “To look back at Ember as the starting point of Trivium becoming recognized worldwide is a staggering thought for me, considering I was 16/17 years old during the writing and recording of the record. Read the rest of this entry »