August 2011


The Halloween costume attire that Mattel's Monster High line came up with last year came short in supply but not this year. This year the Halloween costumes have returned in better quality with even better demand in supply. Now they have added an additional outfit to the costume line, a Fearleading outfit! Now you can cheer your favorite chants with all your favorite ghouls.



Yes Mattel's Monster High line now has a coffin shaped box case for you to display your Monster High dolls in. The case can fit only 3 per case so you may need to stock up on the cases if you want to show off all of your collection in the case unless you're keeping them in the original packaging i.e. boxes.The case also includes 6 different scene selections to use as backdrops. These cases are available at Toys R Us.




Publisher of Japanese independent games, Rockin’ Android, announced today that they will begin distributing their most popular games for purchase on Steam® a leading platform for digital content distribution and management. The first titles available for download will be the Gundemonium Collection, a trilogy of arcade-style scrolling shoot-’em-up games, set in a steampunk world of alchemy and demonic invasion. The collection includes three full games: Gundemonium Recollection, GundeadliGne, and Hitogata Happa.



 The Steam release of these games will include exclusive new features. First, optional remixed and enhanced in-game soundtracks by DM Ashura (of Dance Dance Revolution fame) and talented up-and-coming artist, Woofle, are now included. The new soundtracks have the enthusiastic approval of the series’s creator, Murasame. Second, Rockin’ Android has upgraded GundeadliGne to include online cooperative play support through Steam, as previous versions only supported local play. Third, Steam achievements will be included with all three games. The Gundemonium Collection will be available for download on Steam on September 27, 2011 for $9.99 USD. It will also be possible to purchase the games individually for $3.99 USD each. More games from Rockin’ Android will be available on Steam at later dates.



“When it comes to PC-gaming, Steam is unmatched in its convenience and selection,” said Adam Milecki, Editor/Media Relations for Rockin’ Android. “Rockin’ Android has an array of great independent PC games from Japan, and Steam is the perfect home for our games. Our fans and customers have also made it clear that they want our games on Steam, so it was important for us to make that so. We’re excited to provide these games to an even wider audience, and we’re proud to be a part of Steam’s ever-broadening variety of games.”

About Gundemonium Collection:

Shoot first, shoot precisely and above all else, shoot the hell out of your enemies in Gundemonium Collection. The 'bullet-hell' shoot-’em-up genre is invading Steam with 3 action-packed games, including Gundemonium Recollection, GundeadliGne, and Hitogata Happa. Each game will include: non-stop fast-paced attacks by diabolical kamikaze foes, meticulously crafted steampunk anime art, an optional remixed and enhanced soundtrack, and unique game-specific gameplay mechanics. You’ll want to lock and load over and over.

About Rockin’ Android, Inc.:

Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, Rockin' Android is a recently formed electronic entertainment publisher specializing in independent Japanese (or “doujin”) videogames and online downloadable games that feature a combination of highly stylized anime visuals and stunning character designs with easy-to-follow interface controls. Rockin' Android launched in 2008 with the PC game release titled SUGURI Perfect Edition and has gone on to release titles such as Gundemonium Collection and Crescent Pale Mist. Rockin’ Android has released titles for both PC and PlayStation 3 via PlayStation Network with additional platform support planned. More information can be found at www.rockinandroid.com.



One year ago former I Am Ghost frontman Steven Juliano fronted Epitaph Record's most talked about bands over the course of their 6 year career. During which they got signed to Epitaph one year after their formation, got their jump start from their EP 'We Are Always Searching" which sprung three studio albums 2006's "Lovers' Requiem", 2008’s "Those We Leave Behind", and 2009's "LIVE in Orange County". Things were running in accordance to the band's success factor and everything they had gained would soon be lost. One year after their live LP was released in 2009, Juliano would break the news of the band's departure. According to him he says that the band had matured and grown up. The things that I Am Ghost preserved once before had lost its grip upon him and his band mates and things just weren't cutting it so everything just had to be let go.

Thus the end of I Am Ghost was put to rest and the birth of music was envisioned again with a whole another project, Requiem For The Dead (RFTD) is Steven Juliano (vocals), TY Oliver (guitar and programming), and Fin Stobbe (bassist). The name had come to Juliano late one night and he wanted to use it to represent the remembrance of his past, of the people and love he received that were no longer there and he thought right then and there that it just fit so well he went with it. Influence taken in account for RFTD was put into effect one whole year before I Am Ghost had called it quits. During I Am Ghost's European tour they had been gone for three months and during that time Juliano had lapsed into an illness and from then on he became depressed and angered by all who came near him. He disliked being this way with a passion and after returning home some time was spent to think things through and RFTD was brought in and everything was put into effect for the time being. After some time off I Am Ghost toured once more then everything ended and that weight was lifted off Juliano's shoulders. Terms with the band are far behind him. Now that RFTD is within his grasp this band takes the music focus and lets the band go at their own pace doing something they love and want to create.

When the announcement of Juliano’s return to the music scene after taking some time to breath fans of I Am Ghost were ecstatic to have a listen and see what all the buzz was all about. Over a course of a few months’ hints and guesses were tossed about while more information was being said the band went onto release several demos of various recordings on the band’s Facebook page and then shot and later released a music video and now the approach of their full-length debut LP “Always and Forever” is growing ever so nearer. 
“Always and Forever”, will hit the downloadable waves on the net on September 2, giving fans the chance to grab it for 100% free on the band’s website www.requiemforthedead.com. But when it comes down to the album altogether it’s broken down into being nothing like I Am Ghost whatsoever. But embraces a uniqueness all its own. As such, the album has a split personality meeting the raw intensity that is taking sound qualities of acts like Falling In Reverse meets modern day Goth rockers The Birthday Massacre. The emotion is there and keeps the music pulsing from start to finish which makes the music that more enjoyable to listen in on, over and over again.

"The Death Note of Shipwrecks", “I'm No Angel", 'The Misadventure of Coffin Kid 2", and 'Kill or be Killed", really preserve the essence that indicates the real powerful passion that RFTD is and who they pursue to be. These songs alone take in hand a band with talent and uniqueness that can't be overlooked. Embracing it with the dreading passed that will cease to exist.

Fans of Falling In Reverse, The Birthday Massacre, Black Veil Brides, Escape The Fate, Aiden, and William Control will find Requiem For The Dead to their liking with ease of appeal.


Blink-182 haven't released an album in quite sometime but the wait is over with the release of their new album "Neighborhoods". Their first single "Up All Night" preimered making a buzz of all sorts and with a single comes the new video. But not just one but two versions of it. The first, which debuted earlier this month, was comprised of unsanctioned fan clips the band put together into a montage as a way of saying thanks to their legions of followers. The second, slightly more official, debuted today and is available above. In it, the band trade the wacky antics of their fans for the wanton destruction of the greatest block party ever thrown. It’s nice to see that even after all these years, the boys still know how to behave like true hooligans. "Neighborhoods" arrives in stores on September 27th via Geffen.


Toxic Holocaust mutated into existence in 1999, when Joel Grind merged his love for classic punk and metal into his ideal band. Like his influences - Bathory, Venom, English Dogs, Possessed, Broken Bones - Toxic Holocaust features blazing riffs, gravel-throated vocals and a deadly fixation on the evil in man and post-apocalyptic imaginings. Check out the band's newest video for Judgment Awaits You" off their latest release "Conjure and Command" from Releapse Records.



Alesana's forth studio album "A Place Where the Sun Is Silent" will be released on October 18th via Epitaph Records and the band will be embarking on this year's Rock Yourself To Sleep Tour with A Skylit Drive, Sleeping With Sirens, Atilla, Memphis May Fire, and Serianna. The Album artwork and tracklisting has been released.

Act One: The Gate
1.The Dark Wood Of Error- 2:13
2.A Forbidden Dance- 3:53
3.Hand In Hand With The Damned- 4:36
4.Beyond The Sacred Glass- 6:03
5.The Temptress- 4:21
6.Circle VII: Sins Of The Lion- 4:09
7.Vestige- 2:58
8.Lullaby Of The Crucified- 4:48

Act Two: The Immortal Sill
1.Before Him All Shall Scatter- 0:54
2.Labyrinth- 4:04
3.The Fiend- 3:57
4.Welcome To The Vanity Faire- 4:37
5.The Wanderer- 1:37
6.A Gilded Masquerade- 4:35
7.The Best Laid Plans Of Mice And Marionettes- 5:35
8.And Now For The Final Illusion- 3:43


"You're Caught", the new video from the Los Angeles hardcore/metal band TERROR, can be seen below. The clip was filmed on a day off during the group's latest run of summer festival dates in Europe and was directed by Christian Alsan and produced by Carlo Oppermann.

Instead of making the "typical" hardcore live music clip, the band opted to shoot a video that features graphic violence and gore.

"You're Caught" will be available on TERROR's new DVD, "Defining The Faith", which will be included in the CD/DVD reissue of the band's latest album, "Keepers Of The Faith". Due out November 1, this special reissue is described in a press release as "a must-have for all hardcore TERROR fans."



Long Beach, CA's THE GREENERY will be supporting metallic hardcore legends, RINGWORM, this fall on a full US tour. This is addition to their previously announced tour supporting Cruel Hand and a Canadian run. The band has been on the road all year with the likes of Madball, Such Gold and more and appeared at New England Metal and Hardcore Fest, Jamboree Fest and Sound & Fury. The band has also released the video for "Spit & Argue," the title track of their debut record, which hit the streets on July 19th. Check it out, now! THE GREENERY recorded "Spit and Argue" at BuzzBomb Studio in Orange, CA now with Paul Miner (Terror, H2O, Death By Stereo).

TOUR DATES:

9/6 Williamsport, PA- The Hive
9/7 Oneonta, NY- Moose Lodge
9/8 Bucksport, ME - The Kave %
9/9 Portland, ME - Deering Grange %
9/10 Syracuse, NY - Lost Horizon %
9/11 Toledo, OH - Frankies %
9/12 Covington, KY - Mad Hatter %
9/13 St. Louis, MO - Fubar %
9/14 Wichita, KS - Eagles Lodge %
9/15 Omaha, NE - The Commons %
9/17 Salt Lake City, UT - In The Venue %
9/18 Boise, ID - Grange Hall %
9/19 Seattle, WA - Studio Seven %
9/21 Sacramento, CA - Branch St.5 %
9/22 Salinas, CA - Rock Boxing Gym %
9/23 Camarillo, CA - Rock City Studios %
9/24 Mesa, AZ - The Nile Theatre (Within These Walls Fest)
9/26 Midland, TX - Pine Box %
9/27 Sherman, TX - The VFW %
9/28 Little Rock, AR - Downtown Music %
9/30 Summerville, SC - The Legion %
10/1 Springfield, VA - Jaxx %
10/2 Bosewell, PA - Bosewell Outreach %
10/3 Wilkes Barre, PA - Redwood Arts %
10/4 Amityville, NY- Broadway Bar %
10/5 Poughkeepsie, NY - The Loft - The Chance %
10/6 Manchester, NH - Rockos %
10/7 Providence,RI - Club Hell %
10/12 Gatineau, QC - The Warehouse^
10/14 Brampton, ON - All Stars^
10/15 Mississauga, ON - Rehearsal Pro^
10/16 London, ON - London Music Hall Lounge^
10/17 New Market, ON - The Jam Spot^
10/19 Thunder Bay, ON - Black Pirates^
10/20 Winkler, MB - The Bunker^
10/21 Regina, SK - The Club^
10/22 Edmonton, AB - GFCBS^
10/24 Lethbridge, AB - Loyal Order Of The Moose^
10/25 Saskatoon, SK - Le Relais^
10/26 Fargo, ND- The New Direction^
10/27 Omaha, NE- TBA
10/28 Cheyenne, WY - Ernie November Inc.#
10/29 Ogden, UT - Mojos#
10/30 Boise, ID - The Grange#
10/31 Seattle, WA - West American Legion Hall#
11/1 Portland, OR - Plan B#
11/2 San Francisco, CA - Thee Parkside#
11/3 Canoga Park, CA - Cobalt Café#
11/4 Mesa, AZ - The Underground#
11/5 Gallup, NM - Juggernaut#
11/6 San Antonio, TX - White Rabbit#
11/7 Houston, TX - Mangos Café#
11/8 New Orleans, LA - TBD#
11/10 Atlanta, GA - Archive Gallery#
11/11 Tampa, FL - The Orpheum#
11/12 Charleston, SC - Oasis#
11/13 Richmond, VA - The Warehouse#
11/14 Philadelphia, PA - Broad St Ministry#
11/15 Providence, RI - Club Hell#
11/16 New London, CT - El N Gee#
11/17 Kingston, NY - Basement#
% w/ Cruel Hand, A Loss For Words
^ w/ No Bragging Rights and Venia
# w/ Ringworm


Fearless Vampire Killer's as the name goes the band's portrayal is vampiresque. As such these five-some pop death punks have provided a tale all of their own. That goes with the release of their debut EP "In Grandomina...” Frontman Laurence Beveridge had written a novel Ruple & Evelyn and according to him the songs were based on personal experiences but illustrated in a fictional setting that is further explained in the novel. Nevertheless, that tale of the beginning has continued forth with a new chapter titled "The Blood Never Dries".

This follow-up EP comes with a set of tunes that resemble that of its previous release but this variety enhances the listener’s experience. The intro track is just that an awkwardly distorted intro that goes right into "A Study In Dystopia", an upbeat pop punk instrumental track that has a soothing pattern with an aggressive effect that makes the music "pop"! "Bleed Til Sunrise", is the exact opposite of the soothing method with aggressive beat but more oppressive than aggressive if that makes sense. This tune keeps the guitars at bay at times letting them accord at their own will as everything else follows through.

"Concede, Repent, Destroy", has a soft intro then breaks free and keeps a high momentum of energy pulsing throughout the tune.  The guitars, drums, and bass lines are all there releasing a constant rush builds the music more and more concluding with the final track in the mix "Fetish For The Finite". This song debuted in the format of a music video the second by the Fearless Vampire Killers, having their first be "Palace In Flames". “Fetish For The Finite”, is slightly similar to “Palace In Flames” having the same beat rhythm and type of lyrical context but it turns out to be more in-depth.

Fearless Vampire Killers are on a killing streak if you will and surely the conclusion to their epic tale will justify everything. 


"I'll Bite Your Face Off", the new video from Alice Cooper, can be seen below. The song comes off the legendary rocker's hugely anticipated new album, "Welcome 2 My Nightmare", which will be released on September 13 via Universal Music Enterprises. Recorded with longtime collaborator Bob Ezrin, who produced the original multi-platinum "Welcome To My Nightmare" album in 1975, the LP picks up right where they left off, with Alice trapped in his own warped mind.


The Rise and Fall Of My Pants Tour brings forth All Time Low, The Ready Set, He Is We, and Paradise Fears, Dates can be found below.

TOUR DATES:

10/25 - Paramount Theater | Huntington, NY
10/26 - The Sherman Theater | Stroudsburg, PA
10/27 - Headliner's | Toledo, OH
10/28 - Expo Five | Lousiville, KY
10/30 - Main Lounge (U of Iowa Campus) | Iowa City, IA
11/1 - Beaumont Club | Kansas City, MO
11/2 - The Blue Note | Columbia, MO
11/3 - Cain’s Ballroom | Tulsa, OK
11/4 - Juanita’s Cantina | Little Rock, AR
11/5 - New Daisy Theatre | Memphis, AR
11/6 - House of Blues | Memphis, TN
11/8 - Freebird Live | Jacksonville Beach, FL
11/9 - Florida Theater | Gainsville, FL
11/10 - Cannery Ballroom | Nashville, TN
11/11 - The Orange Peel | Ashevill, NC
11/12 - House of Blues | North Myrtle Beach, SC
11/14 - Lincoln Theatre | Raleigh, NC
11/15 - The Norva | Norfolk, VA
11/17 - State Theatre | Portland, ME
11/18 - Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel | Providence, RI
11/19 - The Chance | Poughkeepsie, NY



The “God Damn Tour” which will kick off this fall with The Acacia Strain, Terror, Stray From The Path and Harm’s Way, will be coming to a city near you!

TOUR DATES:

10/26 Albany, NY – Northern Lights
10/27 Jermyn, PA – Eleanor Rigby’s
10/28 Pittsburgh, PA – Altar Bar
10/29 Columbus, OH – The Outland
10/30 Detroit, MI – Magic Stick
10/31 Indianapolis, IN – Emerson Theatre
11/01 Des Moines, IA – Vaudeville Mews
11/03 Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
11/04 Salt Lake City, UT – In The Venue
11/05 Boise, ID – The Venue
11/06 Spokane, WA – The A Club
11/07 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
11/08 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
11/10 Oakland, CA – Oakland Metro
11/11 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
11/12 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
11/13 San Diego, CA – Soma
11/14 Tempe, AZ – The Clubhouse Music Venue
11/16 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live Studio
11/17 Austin, TX – Emo’s Inside
11/18 San Antonio, TX – White Rabbit
11/19 Dallas, TX – The Door
11/20 Tulsa, OK – The Marquee
11/21 Sauget, IL – Pop’s
11/22 Chicago, IL – Reggies Rock Club
11/25 Cleveland, OH – Peabody’s Down under
11/26 Syracuse, NY – Lost Horizon


Alesana, A Skylit Drive, Sleeping with Sirens, Attila, Memphis May Fire, and Seriana will be embarking this fall on the Rock Yourself To Sleep Tour!

TOUR DATES:

Oct 14 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - Theatre Of Living Arts Philadelphia, PA
Oct 15 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - Irving Plaza New York, NY
Oct 16 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - Northern Lights Clifton Park, NY
Oct 17 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - Xtreme Wheels Buffalo, NY
Oct 18 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - Mr Small's Theatre Millvale, PA
Oct 19 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - Peabody's Down Under Cleveland, OH
Oct 20 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - The Crofoot Ballroom Pontiac, MI
Oct 21 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - Metro Chicago, IL
Oct 22 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - Pop's Sauget, IL
Oct 24 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - The Summit Music Hall Denver, CO
Oct 25 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - The Grand @ The Complex Salt Lake City, UT
Oct 27 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - El Corazon Seattle, WA
Oct 28 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - Hawthorne Theatre Portland, OR
Oct 29 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - Ace of Spades Sacramento, CA
Oct 30 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - Regency Ballroom San Francisco, CA
Nov 01 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - Allied Arts Cedar Center Lancaster, CA
Nov 03 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - House of Blues West Hollywood, CA
Nov 04 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - The Glass House Pomona, CA
Nov 05 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - Soma San Diego, CA
Nov 06 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - Marquee Theatre Tempe, AZ
Nov 07 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - Rialto Theatre Tucson, AZ
Nov 08 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - Sunshine Theater Albuquerque, NM
Nov 09 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - Club 101 El Paso, TX
Nov 10 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - The Door Dallas, TX
Nov 11 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - Warehouse Live Houston, TX
Nov 12 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - White Rabbit San Antonio, TX
Nov 13 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - House of Blues New Orleans, LA
Nov 14 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - Zydeco Birmingham, AL
Nov 16 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - The State Theatre St Petersburg, FL
Nov 17 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - Revolution Fort Lauderdale, FL
Nov 18 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - The Club at Firestone Orlando, FL
Nov 19 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - The Masquerade Atlanta, GA
Nov 20 Rock Yourself To Sleep 2011 - Lincoln Theater Raleigh, NC


Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have inked a new European deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band's new album, "Imaginarium", will be released in December. The U.S. version of the CD will be made available through Roadrunner Records.

Commented NIGHTWISH keyboardist/mainman Tuomas Holopainen: "We are very happy to continue working with the Nuclear Blast family! Our collaboration started on a friendship basis and continues to do so.

"I was utterly happy and relieved to see they truly understood what 'Imaginarium' is all about, and we seem to share similar profound enthusiasm towards it.

"I feel privileged working with such people who, despite the infinite maze of business they must handle properly, still have a huge heart for music itself. "

Added Andy Siry, head of A&R and label manager of Nuclear Blast: "We are very happy that NIGHTWISH and Nuclear Blast Records can continue as a team.

"NIGHTWISH became the biggest success of our label and everyone in the band, their management and crew also became trustful and close friends. For us, it is a pleasure to work with such highly gifted musicians and a genius like Tuomas Holopainen, as a songwriter and composer. We also thank King Foo Entertainment [NIGHTWISH's management company] for their belief and the great relationship between all of us.

"We are looking forward to the next releases with the band, starting with the upcoming masterpiece, 'Imaginarium', which is another big step for this visionary band, which is simply outstanding and brilliant."

NIGHTWISH recently spent time not only putting finishing touches to its new album, "Imaginarium", but also planning a movie of the same name. If all goes well, the film will arrive at some point in 2012.

NIGHTWISH will kick off the "Imaginarium" world tour in Los Angeles. The very first show of the trek will take place at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California on Saturday, January 21. This will be the biggest NIGHTWISH show production ever on North American soil and strictly a one-off — there will be no U.S. tour until later in 2012.

Pictured below (left to right): Michael Langbein (Nuclear Blast), Toni Peiju (King Foo), Markus Klumpp (Nuclear Blast), Yorck Eysel (Nuclear Blast), Patrick Walch (Nuclear Blast), Andy Siry (Nuclear Blast), Ewo Pohjola (King Foo), Tuomas Holopainen (NIGHTWISH), Markus Wosgien (Nuclear Blast), Uwe Dannenmann (Nuclear Blast), Holger Tiefenbach (Nuclear Blast), Tobias Pfletschinger (Nuclear Blast)


Here's a teaser poster for Underworld: Awakening in which the battle between the Vampires and Lycans will continue in the third dimension. Kate Beckinsale gloriously returns to reprise her role as Selene. The film also stars Charles Dance, Michael Ealy, India Eisley, Stephen Rea, Sandrine Holt, Kris Holden-Ried, Richard Cetrone, Theo James and Robert Lawrenson.

Here's a brief synopsis:

After being held in a coma-like state for fifteen years, vampire Selene (Kate Beckinsale) learns that she has a fourteen-year-old vampire/Lycan hybrid daughter, Nissa, and when she finds her they must stop BioCom from creating super Lycans that will kill them all.

The film is set to be released on January 20, 2012.


Mattel's Monster High line introduced us to its Scream Uniforms which were released as individual packs consisting of Frankie Stein Fearleading outfit, Deuce Gorgon Casketball outfit, Lagoona Blue's swim team outfit, and Clawdeen Wolf's Soccor outfit has now been made into real dolls and thrown together into a 4-pack! This exclusive set is nothing compared to other exclusives packs released recently, Dawn of the Dance's 3-pack that includes Frankie Stein, Clawdeen Wolf, and exclusive Draculaura. While also adding the Gloom Beach line into its own 5-pack to consist of just the girl ghouls, Frankie Stein, Clawdeen Wolf, Draculaura, Cleo De Nile and exclusive Ghoulia Yelps. Another 3-pack includes the Fearleading team's Draculaura, Cleo De Nile, and Ghoulia Yelps.

Scream Uniforms 4-Pack
Dawn of the Dance 3-Pack
Gloom Beach 5-Pack
Fearleading 3-Pack

With the release of all of these package deals it has had fans go beyond the collectors standards and make their own creations, at a recent outing to Target a Lagoona Blue original wave 1 box was beaten up sitting on the shelf  with the accessories intact i.e. diary, brush, stand, but there were differences to take notice of, the doll was not that of Lagoona Blue but of Dawn of the Dance Frankie Stein and the pet which was apparently suppose to be Neptuna was actually Holt Hyde's pet Crossfade.


This just goes to show you that the fans who are in need of wanting what they just "have to have" is going beyond reason to begin with.


The Thrash and Burn Tour has been around for quite sometime now and it has yet again made its revival for this year. But instead of it taking place in the brink of summer it will embark on a fall run. The tour will feature Winds of Plague, Chelsea Grin, As Blood Runs Black, For The Fallen Dreams, Upon A Burning Body, In The Midst Of Lions, and Like Moths To Flames.

Additionally, the general public is invited to vote amongst Across The Sun, Betraying The Martyrs, The Devastated, Dr. Acula, The Great Commission, Onward To Olympas, The Plot In You, This Romantic Tragedy, Volumes, and White Arms Of Athena for one final spot on the package.

The dates have yet to be announced.


Dark Funeral will return to the US for their first tour in 5 years, with Belphegor, Abigail Williams & Gigan.

TOUR DATES:

January:

28 Atlanta,GA The Masquerade
29 Springfield,VA Jaxx
30 NYC ,NY The Grammercy Theatre
31 Phila , Pa The Trocadero

February:

1 Worcester , MA The Palladium
2 Montreal,Que Cafe Campus
3 Quebec City,Que Imperial
4 Toronto,ON Wreck Room
5 Rochester,NY Montage Music Hall
6 Cleveland,oh Peabodys
7 Detroit,MI Blondies
8 Chicago,IL Reggies
9 St Paul ,MN Station 4
10 Winnipeg,MB The Osbourne Village Inn
11 Regina,SK The Exchange
12 EdmontonAL The Pawn Shop
13 Calgary,AL Dickens
14 Kelowna,BC Saphire
15 Vancouver,BC The Rickshaw
16 Seattle,WA El Corazon
17 Portland,OR Hawthorne Theater
18 SF,CA The Grand Ballroom
19 Santa ana,CA The Galaxy Theater
21 LA,CA House of Blues
22 Tempe , AZ The Clubhouse
23 SLC,UT The Complex
24 Denver,CO Bluebird Theater
25 ok City,ok The Pour House
26 Dallas,TX Trees
27 San Antonio , TX Backstage live
28 Houston,TX Scout Bar

March:

1 New Orleans, LA The Hangar
2 Orlando FL Club At the Firestone

Falling In Reverse have announced an early fall tour. Support includes Eyes Set To Kill and For All Those Sleeping. The dates are as follows.

TOUR DATES:

Sept18 | Albuquerque, NM | Launchpad
Sept21 | Tulsa, OK | The Marquee Theatre
Sept23 | Austin, TX | Emo's
Sept24 | Dallas, TX | The Door | Firefest 4
Sept25 | Tucson, AZ | Kino Veteran's Memorial | KFMA Fall Ball 2011
Sept27 | New Orleans, LA | House of Blues
Sept28 | Memphis, TN | Hi Tone Cafe
Sept30 | Greensboro, NC | Greene Street Club
Oct01 | Allentown, PA | Crocodile Rock
Oct02 | Clifton Park, NY | Northern Lights
Oct04 | Buffalo, NY | Xtreme Wheels
Oct05 | Pittsburgh, PA | Mr Small's
Oct07 | Grand Rapids, MI | The Intersection
Oct08 | Des Moines, IA | The Vaudeville Mews
Oct10 | Kansas City, MO | Beaumont Club
Oct11 | Colorado Springs, CO | Black Sheep

Punk icons the Misfits return with their long-awaited, first full-length release of all-new, original material in nearly a decade. Rooted in the horror and sci-fi themes their audience craves, The Devil’s Rain will be released October 4th on Misfits Records. It was produced by Ed Stasium, who’s credits include the Ramones’ Road to Ruin and Too Tough to Die, as well as the Misfits’ 1999 release Famous Monsters.

The Devil’s Rain showcases a jaw-dropping, two-panel front/back cover painting featuring the rebirth of the band’s iconic “Fiend” mascot in an epic setting rendered by Arthur Suydam (known for his immensely popular work on the Marvel Zombies series, among others). The band’s current lineup – consisting of founding member Jerry Only on vocals/bass, Black Flag alum Dez Cadena, and drummer Eric “Chupacabra” Arce – will kick off an extensive US tour in September.

In 1977, at the dawn of the punk movement the Misfits set out to make an impression, and created a legacy that has truly withstood the test of time. Immortalizing black and white B horror films in their music, the Misfits developed a ghoulish and totally unique persona of their own that’s consistently evolved over the years, while remaining true to its roots. The band’s iconic "Fiend Skull" logo has become a staple in pop culture, and an instantly recognizable symbol worldwide.

Bands across the spectrum of rock have covered their material, including Metallica, Guns ‘n’ Roses, My Chemical Romance and countless others citing the ‘Fits as a key influence. Boasting a massive catalog of music old and new, the Misfits are generating more interest today than ever before. With new releases charting higher than all priors, and constant touring around the globe, their diverse demographic and legion of “fiends” (as their fans are affectionately known), multiplies daily.



For both fans of their classics and newcomers discovering the band for the very first time, The Devil’s Rain embodies the ferocity and melody that have made the Misfits omnipresent and immortal. One thing is certain, The Misfits are here to stay and every day is Halloween.


TOUR DATES:

(All dates w/JuiceheaD as direct support except for *)

09/16: Rome, Italy @ Piper Club
09/17: Harelbeke, Belgium @ Rat Rock Festival
09/23: Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar*
09/24: Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon Club*
09/29: Santa Clara, CA @ The Avalon
09/30: Ventura, CA @ Majestic Ventura Theater
10/02: Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
10/03: San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
10/04: West Hollywood, CA @ House of Blues
10/05: Tucson, AZ @ The Rialto Theater
10/06: Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues
10/07: Scottsdale, AZ @ The Canyon
10/08: Albuquerque, NM @ Historic El Rey Theater
10/09: Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
10/12: Murfreesboro, TN @ Gilligan’s
10/14: Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance
10/15: Auburn, ME @ Club Texas
10/16: Danvers, MA @ The Palace Ballroom
10/20: Newport, KY @ The Historic Southgate House
10/21: Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s
10/22: Detroit, MI @ Harpos
10/26: Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theater
10/28: Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
10/29: Toledo, OH @ The Omni
10/31: New York, NY @ B.B. Kings
11/03: Rosedale, MD @ Recher Theater
11/04: Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
11/05: Clifton Park, NY @ Northern Lights
11/06: Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
11/09: Mobile, AL @ Soul Kitchen Music Hall
11/10: Houston, TX @ Stereo Live
11/11: Oklahoma City, OK @ Samurai’s
11/12: San Antonio, TX @ Backstage Live
11/14: Dallas, TX @ Trees
11/17: Orlando, FL @ Firestone Live
11/18: Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
11/19: Daytona Beach, FL @ Sickboys
11/20: Pensacola, FL @ Vinyl Music Hall

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