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Lacuna Coil will make its return to North American as part of its “Delirium Worldwide” tour starting May 7 in San Francisco. The Italian band’s new album, Delirium, is set for a May 27 release through Century Media Records.
Following the first leg of the tour, which features Butcher Babies, 9ELECTRIC and Painted Wives, the second leg (starting May 31) will see Stitched Up Heart join the lineup as direct support while 9ELECTRIC and Painted Wives continue to round out the package.
The band’s music video for its heavy new track “House of Shame” can be seen below. (more…)
Following their run as direct support on the Cradle of Filth North American tour, Butcher Babies have announced a headlining run in the States supporting their new album, Take It Like a Man. Tickets for the upcoming shows are available at butcherbabies.net (VIP packages: butcherbabies.soundrink.com). (more…)
MONSTER ENERGY STAGE WEST: Devour the Day (live photos), The Glorious Sons (live photos), Atreyu (live photos), In This Moment (live photos), Papa Roach (live photos), Godsmack (live photos), Rob Zombie (live photos)
MONSTER ENERGY STAGE EAST: Red Sun Rising (live photos), Nothing More (live photos), Pop Evil (live photos), Bring Me the Horizon (live photos), Five Finger Death Punch (live photos), Korn (live photos)
TENT STAGE: Zombie Kidz, Unlocking the Truth, From Ashes to New, Charm City Devils, Superheaven, Butcher Babies, Saint Asonia, Hollywood Undead
Review by Jeff Maki
Can we end the debate now? Rock ‘n’ roll will never die. Metal will never die. Didn’t anybody listen to Neil Young? Didn’t anybody listen to Ronnie James Dio? If that isn’t enough, I have further proof in the 26,000 fans who attended the sold-out 2015 Rock Allegiance festival at PPL Park in Chester, Pennsylvania. Featuring living legends Rob Zombie, Korn and Godsmack, current rock bands carrying the torch like Five Finger Death Punch and Bring Me the Horizon, along with a lineup of other mainstays and up-and-coming bands, Rock Allegiance was a nonstop day celebrating rock and metal. (more…)
Butcher Babies will embark on a North American headlining tour in October, with Nekrogoblikon as direct support. The band, which released its sophomore full-length album, Take It Like a Man, last month, currently is on tour with Gwar as part of the group’s 30th anniversary tour. A list of dates for the upcoming headlining run can be found below. (more…)
Though it seems like they’ve been on tour constantly for the past couple years, Butcher Babies recently found time to record their second full-length album, an effort they say takes them back to their thrash roots. As they await a late-summer release, they’ve taken to the road again, rejoining past touring partners In This Moment for a schedule that also includes most of the big rock festivals in the U.S., followed by a trip around the European festival circuit. When the In This Moment tour recently came to Rams Head Live in Baltimore, Maryland, Live Metal’s Greg Maki sat down with frontwomen Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey to discuss their upcoming sophomore album and more. (more…)
Seether has announced its third annual Rise Above Fest, which will be held Saturday, May 9, 2015, at Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor, Maine. The lineup includes Godsmack, Seether, Slash ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators, Papa Roach, All That Remains, Butcher Babies and more to be announced. Proceeds will go to SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education.
Tickets will go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 12. Several exclusive ticket packages, including side stage seating, will on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10. (more…)