Derbyshire is probably the last place you’d expect to find metal. It’s not one of England’s most famous counties, nor has it built up a reputation for a place of art and culture. But within the south of this quaint midlands county, some of the country’s finest music promoters are at work building the county’s reputation as a haven for metalheads.
Tune in to the AUDIENCE Network concert special “BLUE ÖYSTER CULT” airing Friday, September 2, at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT (DIRECTV Ch 239/U-verse Ch 1114). The classic rock band stopped by Red Studios in Los Angeles to perform their seminal album Agents Of Fortune in it’s entirety live. In the episode, the group sits down with Ted Stryker for an in depth interview spanning their history.
For a preview of the AUDIENCE Network concert special “BLUE ÖYSTER CULT,” watch an exclusive “First Look” as the band performs their classic hit “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper”
View the trailer for “BLUE ÖYSTER CULT” airing Friday, September 2, at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on AUDIENCE Network, DIRECTV Ch 239/U-verse Ch 1114 (here). Watch and share behind-the-scenes clips of the episode (here) and (here).
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For over four decades, BLUE ÖYSTER CULT has been thrilling fans of intelligent hard rock worldwide with powerful albums loaded with classic songs. Indeed, the Long Island, NY-based band is revered within the hard rock and heavy metal scene for its pioneering work. BLUE ÖYSTER CULToccupies a unique place in rock history because it’s one of very few hard rock/heavy metal bands to earn both genuine mainstream critical acclaim as well as commercial success. The band is often cited as a major influence by other acts such as Metallica, and BÖC was listed in VH1’s countdown of the greatest hard rock bands of all time. Upon the release of BÖC’s self--titled debut album in 1972, the band was praised for its catchy--yet--heavy music and lyrics that could be provocative, terrifying, funny or ambiguous, often all in the same song. BÖC’s canon includes three stone--cold classic songs that will waft through the cosmos long after the sun has burned out: The truly haunting “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper” from 1976’s Agents of Fortune, the pummeling “Godzilla” from 1977’s Spectres and the hypnotically melodic “Burnin’ for You” from 1981’s Fire of Unknown Origin. The intense creative vision of BÖC’s original core duo of vocalist/lead guitarist Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser, and vocalist/rhythm guitarist Eric Bloom are complemented by Richie Castellano on guitar and keyboards, and the longtime rhythm section of bass guitarist Kasim Sulton, and drummer Jules Radino. For the taping of this special performance, they are joined by former member Albert Bouchard (guitar, percussion, vocals).
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“Kingmaker” is PRETTY MAIDS’ highly anticipated follow up to 2013’s critically and commercially successful release “Motherland”, a record that continued the “revitalized” path that the band set out upon with the now classic album “Pandemonium”. “Kingmaker” is set for release November 4th via Frontiers Music srl.
“Kingmaker” is available for pre-order via Amazon and iTunes. Digital pre-orders come with instant downloads of “Face the World”.
It’s always difficult to follow a successful and inspired record, but “Kingmaker” shows PRETTY MAIDS are still in the freshest and most vital phase of their career since the early 90’s.
The production is absolutely stellar thanks to Jacob Hansen (Volbeat), who has given the band a sound that not only reinvigorates them, but also incorporates the soundscapes of the past. Modern and classic at the same time, if you will.
What can then be said about Ronnie Atkins and Ken Hammer? One of the best song writing teams in the genre, hands down. Atkins’ voice just gets better and better as the years go by. Menacing and vicious one minute, melodic and soothing the next. Likewise, Hammer is on fire here and lays down some of his heaviest riffs in recent memory.
Every track on this beauty is worthy of attention whether it is an in-your-face melting barn burner such as the one-two starters “When God Took A Day Off” / “King Maker”, “Bullseye”, and “Humanize Me” or timeless melodic metal anthems such as “Face the World” and “Heaven’s Little Devil” or even a superb power ballad like “Last Beauty on Earth”. This record has everything PRETTY MAIDS could possibly ask for!
Don’t miss them when they play live in a city near you – you’ll be blown away by the explosion of Danish dynamite!
Ronnie Atkins – vocals
Ken Hammer – guitars
Rene Shades – bass
Allan Tschicaja – drums
Produced by Jacob Hansen
Nov. 24th Gothenburg/Sweden Venue: Sticky Fingers
Nov. 25th Gävle/Sweden Venue: Dirty Harry
Nov. 26th Stockholm/Sweden Venue: Fryshuset
Dec. 9th Esbjerg/Denmark Venue: Tobakken
Dec. 10th Aalborg/Denmark Venue: Skraaen
Dec. 16th Horsens/Denmark Venue: Horsens Ny Teater
TOUR DATES (with Gotthard)
FEB 9 Ravensburg (DE) Oberschwabenklub
FEB 10 Regensburg (DE) Airport Obertraubling
FEB 11 Ulm (DE) Ratiopharm Arena
FEB 13 Frankfurt (DE) Batschkapp
FEB 14 Hamburg (DE) Markthalle
FEB 15 Hannover (DE) Capitol
FEB 17 Osnabrück (DE) Hyde Park
FEB 18 Oberhausen (DE) Turbinenhalle
FEB 19 Freiburg (DE) Zäpfle Club
FEB 22 Milan (ITA) Alcatraz
FEB 24 Bilbao (SPA) Santana 27
FEB 25 Madrid (SPA) La Riviera
FEB 26 Barcelona (SPA) Razzmatazz 2
MAR 2 München (DE) Tonhalle
MAR 6 Wien (A) Gasometer
MAR 7 Nürnberg (DE) Löwensaal
MAR 8 Saarbrücken (DE) Garage
MAR 9 Balingen (DE) Volksbankmesse
The ILS Group (ILS), a leading distribution and label services company dedicated to bringing independent artists and labels to a major audience, is excited to announce the release of Slaves On Dope’s latest release HORSE on September 23, 2016 to be marketed and distributed globally by ILS through its partnership with the Universal Music Group.
Formed in 1993 by Jason Rockman and Kevin Jardine in Montreal (Québec), Slaves On Dope somewhat eschewed the Grunge music explosion of the time for a new and heavier Metal sound. The band relocated from their native Montreal to Los Angeles quickly signing with Ozzy Osbourne’s Divine Recordings. The subsequent release, Inches From The Mainline, helped the band reach a much larger audience through radio airplay, retail sales, and live appearances including the Ozzfest and the SnoCore Tours alongside Ozzy Osbourne, Pantera, Godsmack, Incubus, Disturbed, Linkin Park, QOTSA, Fear Factory, Soulfy and more.
After over 23 years together, Slaves on Dope return with HORSE, an album that will redefine what the world thinks of the band. Enlisting the likes of Darryl McDaniels (RUN DMC), Bill Kelliher (Mastodon), H.R (Bad Brains) and Lee-la Baum (The Damn Truth). The cover art is an original painting created especially for the release by Marvel Comics artist Marco Rudy. HORSE is the next chapter in the story that is Slaves On Dope.
“It was a dream come true to collaborate with members of RUN DMC, Mastodon and Bad Brains. These are all bands we have idolized and respected forever. It speaks volumes to the passion for creating and giving back!” –Jason Rockman
Some of this is still copies that went to Max Webster tribute band show and back, but are new, plus the Trooper beer party. Just been packed in a box, put on a table, repacked and brought back to office, so a little “travelled.”
A few of these have been to a store (Book City), but they are otherwise new and clean. Mostly with the new titles, I blew a shift signing them, so I have to razor out the second title page, which you probably won’t even notice got done, and sign for you on the other title page. A couple, I can’t even see why they are in the box. If you take two or three, because they go so fast, I’ll gladly throw in a new/mint or two without talking about it, because the hurts sell within hours and I like packing up more than one book per package!
Anyway, here’s what I’ve got. Email me back ASAP if you want to reserve any of these. These go VERY fast. I barely get to tell any of you before I’m out. Shipping is extra, but starts to look better with more than one book ordered. Shipping is super cheap to the US.
Email me with your picks and PLEASE REMIND ME WHERE I’M SHIPPING TO (country is good enough) and I’ll fire you back a total with shipping. This is in US dollars.
Rainbow: English Castle Black 7 copies $14
Dio: Light Beyond the Black 22 copies $14
This Means War: The Sunset Years of the NWOBHM 2 copies $14
Who Invented Heavy Metal? 1 copy $14
Scorpions: Top of the Bill 2 copies $14
Wind of Change: The Scorpions Story 2 copies $14
Sweating Bullets: The Deth And Rebirth Of Megadeth 3 copies $14
Sweating Bullets: The Deth And Rebirth Of Megadeth (340 p book, but starts one starts on p. 33, the other on p. 35!) 2 copies $6
Goldmine Heavy Metal Price Guide 1 copy $14
The Deep Purple Royal Family: Chain of Events Through ’79 $14
A Castle Full of Rascals: Deep Purple: ’83-’09 2 copies $14
Metallica: The Complete Illustrated History 2 copies $18
Fighting My Way Back: Thin Lizzy 69-76 (book 1 of 3) 2 copies $14
Ye Olde Metal: 1979 3 copies $14
Ye Olde Metal: 1976 2 copies $14
Ye Olde Metal: 73 – 75 1 copy $14
See www.martinpopoff.com for info on my 54 books.
Ramones at 40
Time and a Word: The Yes Story
This Means War: The Sunset Years of the NWOBHM
The band SOTO, featuring veteran vocalist Jeff Scott Soto, recently parted ways with their label after 2 slamming albums – Inside The Vertigo and DIVAK. The band is in preparations for additional touring in 2017 beginning February 10 in Wolverhampton, U.K. In addition, the band is working on their 3rd album, while locking in a new home for it.
Coming off a busy year of touring world-wide, the band will hit the studio to write, and record much anticipated new music. This third, yet untitled album, will follow up both Inside The Vertigo and DIVAK with a much heavier direction than the previous two albums.
The original concept was to have four still photographers placed strategically on a Florida set while the five members of Anthrax performed their new song “Monster At The End” live. Each photographer would hold down his camera’s shutter button continuously for the near-four minute-long song, capturing a steady stream of hundreds of still images.
“Hey, it might have been a great idea,” laughed video director Jack Bennett, “but holding down the shutter button on a still camera for that long a time? All we would have ended up with were four jammed cameras!”
Shooting the entire video with Super Sharp HD video still cameras, Bennett wanted an animated, staccato-feel to the flow of the individual images. “Video shutter speeds are faster and more reliable than anything we could have done manually, and we wanted as big a pool of still images to choose from as we could get.”
In post-production, Bennett went through the footage frame by frame and hand-picked the still images he wanted to animate – hundreds of them. Rather than print the video at 24 frames per second, he animated movement of the band members using the still images, creating a jagged, crude motion. “We didn’t want fluidity, we wanted the video to have more of a comic book feel to it, like flipbook animation.”
This also allowed Bennett to hang on the band members’ individual movements to accentuate the power of their playing, such as the strength in Charlie Benante’s drum hits, or Scott Ian’s strumming or Frank Bello’s rhythm.
And then the real fun began.
Bennett and his crew went one step further, taking a cue from the legendary Walt Disney animators of the 1920s and 1930s, who used the technique of rotoscoping, the art of painstakingly hand-painting individual cels to embellish a primary image.
Employing the fundamentals of rotoscope, Bennett has peppered the video with monsters, tattoos that come alive, explosions, popping eyeballs, speech bubbles, morphed images, and nods to the influence of ‘Creepshow.’ There’s even a frame or two of The Skull King, the evil character from Anthrax’s “Blood Eagle Wings” music video that Bennett also directed. Actor Justin Michael Terry, who played The Skull King, is The Runner in “Monster At The End.”
“We used a lot of stop-motion effects as well as other special and visual effects in the same way as was done in the original ‘Exorcist’ film,” Bennett added. “We even added a little bit of grain, some dust and some scratches just to give it that analog feel.”
As the music video unfolds, the frame rate increases, giving the band members more and more fluid movements until the final chorus when the video is full-on 24-frames per second. “You could watch this video one frame at a time,” Bennett added, “and probably not find everything we did.”
“The ‘Monster at the End’ video takes us back to our love of comics and horror,” said Anthrax’s Charlie Benante. “We’ve always loved the ‘Creepshow’ movies and wanted something like that for this video. Jack is easy to work with, all we did was perform the song, he did the real work with the editing and achieving the look that we wanted.”
Bennett wraps the video with one more surprise, an unexpected ending that goes to show that in the end, there’s a little bit of the monster in all of us.
INTERVIEW WITH MANTAS, ABADDON, AND DEMOLITION MAN OF VENOM INC.
Venom Inc. is an incarnation of Venom with Mantas, Abaddon and Demolition Man. Metal-Rules.com had the tremendous pleasure to sit down with Venom Incand talk about how everything started out and how the hectic schedule has brought the band all over the world. There’s no need to say more, so here’s the interview with Venom Inc.
Epica’s newest release, The Holographic Principle, will be available on September 30th and truly represents the most impressive and powerful expression of the bands boldly inventive sound yet. One listen to thunderous new songs like “Edge Of The Blade” and “Universal Death Squad” will confirm that this CD is Epica’s heaviest album to date. Meanwhile, the shimmering soundscapes and multi-layered melodrama of “Once Upon A Nightmare” and the towering 11-minute title track confirm that The Holographic Principle is also the band’s most musically extravagant and daring release so far. With lashings of sumptuous orchestration and a never-ending stream of ingenious but brutal metal riffs and propulsive rhythms underpinning the whole explosive enterprise, this is an album that raises the bar for the entire symphonic metal genre.
I caught up with lead vocalist, Simone Simons to talk about this daring new CD, The Holographic Principle, and the works that goes into making a symphonic metal masterpiece.
Finnish power metal titans, SONATA ARCTICA, will unleash their new studio album called The Ninth Hour on October 7th through Nuclear Blast. Today, the band have released the second trailer in support of this upcoming record. Watch is on the Nuclear Blast YouTube channel!
If you missed part one, you can view it here: Trailer 1
Here is the full tracklist ofThe Ninth Hour:
01. Closer To An Animal
04. We Are What We Are
05. Till Death’s Done Us Apart
06. Among The Shooting Stars
07. Rise A Night
08. Fly, Navigate, Communicate
09. Candle Lawns
10. White Pearl, Black Oceans Part II – “By The Grace Of The Ocean”
11. On The Faultline (Closure To An Animal)
Once again, the upcoming album was produced by SONATA ARCTICA themselves and mixed by Pasi Kauppinen, to create a recognizable yet refreshing sound that defines the spirit of the band in the year 2016.
Rob Zombie is gearing up for the release of his new movie 31, set to be released in select theaters on 9/1. The film follows the horrific story of five carnival workers who are kidnapped the night before Halloween and held hostage in a large compound. The carnies are forced to play 31, a life or death game. Tickets are now available for the ONE NIGHT SPECIAL “SNEAK PREVIEW” SCREENING which includes exclusive premiere of 31, world premieres of brand new videos “Gore Whore” and “Get Your Boots On” as well as a one-on-one Q&A with Rob and behind the scenes footage.
Sweden’s Heavy Metal legends HAMERFALL are back, and are not just celebrating 20 years of a successful career which inspired an entire genre and beyond, but they are also releasing their brand new and 10th studio album ‘Built To Last’ on November 4th 2016 on Napalm Records!
Today the band unleashed the first track by unveiling a lyric video for the song ‘The Sacred Vow’.
“Choosing a track for this was not easy, as we had several suitable songs. But “The Sacred Vow” is a pretty classic HammerFall tune and very representative of the album as a whole: speed, power, energy and with a catchy chorus that oozes of heavy metal spirit.” the band comments.
Get your full dose of HAMMERFALL’s heavy metal spirit, and tune into ‘The Scared Vow’ HERE courtesy of Decibel Magazine’s “Deciblog”
In times when finest steel was no longer considered the crowning of our beloved genre, HAMMERFALL came to the rescue and blew everyone away with melodic finesse and sincerity: longplayers such as ‘Glory To The Brave’ (1997) and ‘Renegade’ (2000) quickly established the Swedes as pioneers of a modern version of classic 80s metal – and they surely haven`t slowed down any since! ‘Built to Last’ – the tenth album in a career spanning twenty years – definitely boasts a programmatic title and brilliantly displays the strengths of the band. Highly melodic and swift anthems, aggressive lead guitars, choruses you`d kill your mother for and Joacim Cans` inimitable, steel-melting voice (recorded once more with James Michael / SIXX AM in L.A.) turn this oeuvre into one of the most consistent, exciting and passionate HAMMERFALLever recorded!
‘Built To Last’ will be released on November 4th 2016 on Napalm Records.
The track list for ‘Built To Last’ reads as follows:
1) Bring It!
2) Hammer High
3) The Sacred Vow
4) Dethrone And Defy
5) Twilight Princess
7) Built To Last
8) The Star Of Home
9) New Breed
10) Second To None
In support of their new album, HAMMERFALL will be hitting the road on a recently announced extensive European tour. Catch HAMMERFALL live, when they return to Europe on the following dates, presented by Metal Hammer, EMP, musiX and Metal.de. More dates to come!
12.01.17 DE – Bremen / Aladin
13.01.17 DE – Oberhausen / Turbinenhalle 1
14.01.17 DE – Bamberg / Brose Arena
16.01.17 NL – Utrecht / Tivoli Vredenburg
17.01.17 BE – Antwerp / Trix
18.01.17 DE – Fulda / Wartenberg Oval
20.01.17 DE – Langen/Frankfurt / Stadthalle
21.01.17 CH – Pratteln / Z7
22.01.17 CH – Pratteln / Z7
25.01.17 DE – Saarbrücken / Garage
26.01.17 DE – Filderstadt / Filharmonie
27.01.17 DE – München / Backstage
28.01.17 DE – Kaufbeuren / AllKart Halle
29.01.17 IT – Mailand / Live Club
31.01.17 HU – Budapest / Barba Negra
01.02.17 AT – Wien / Arena
02.02.17 AT – Graz / Orpheum
03.02.17 CZ – Zlin / Hala Euronics
04.02.17 PL – Warsaw / Progresja
06.02.17 DE – Berlin / Huxley´s Neue Welt
07.02.17 DE – Hamburg / Große Freiheit 36
08.02.17 DK – Copenhagen / Amager Bio
The kings of “extra cheesy” metal covers, MAC SABBATH, kick off their summer headline tour today with a performance at the official Psycho Las Vegas pre-party, taking place at the Hard Rock Hotel Paradise Pool stage in Las Vegas. In celebration of today’s tour kick-off, MAC SABBATH manager Mike Odd sat down with Vegas Seven to chat about Psycho Las Vegas, some band history, and more! There, you can also check out a brand new official live video of the band performing “Chicken Of The Slaves”. See it all here: http://vegasseven.com/2016/08/25/mac-sabbath-metal-munchies/
On the Clown Power Tour, MAC SABBATH will be joined by equally mesmerizing one-man, painted Elvis Presley project, Clownvis Presley, originally discovered on Season 5 of America’s Got Talent. The Clown Power Tour will run for about a month, ending in Tucson, AZ at September 17th. See below for a full listing of MAC SABBATH tour dates.
MAC SABBATH Clown Power Tour Dates:
8/25 – Las Vegas, NV @ Hard Rock Hotel – no Clownvis Presley (Psycho Las Vegas)
8/27 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre – no Clownvis Presley
8/28 – Lincoln, NE @ Bourbon Theatre
8/30 – Green Bay, WI @ Lyric Room
8/31 – Detroit, MI @ The Majestic Complex
9/1 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Rex Theater
9/2 – Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts
9/3 – Asbury Park, NJ @ House of Independents
9/4 – Rochester, NY @ The Montage Music Hall
9/5 – Burlington, VT @ Club Metronome
9/7 – Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore Silver Spring
9/8 – New York, NY @ The Gramercy Theatre
9/9 – Augusta, NJ @ Sussex County Fairgrounds (New Jersey Taco Festival)
9/10 – Northampton, MA @ Pearl Street Ballroom
9/12 – Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
9/13 – Waterloo, IA @ Spicoli’s
9/14 – Lawrence, KS @ Jackpot Music Hall
9/15 – Colorado Springs, CO @ Black Sheep – no Clownvis Presley
9/16 – Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad – no Clownvis Presley
9/17 – Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress – no Clownvis Presley
Mixing raucous comedy with borderline-horrific theatrics, the only thing more petrifying than impending health problems resulting from years of overeating is a MAC SABBATH show. Show attendees should be prepared to partake in the fun – MAC SABBATH puts on a theatrical, multimedia stage show – complete with a smoking grill, laser-eyed clowns, bouncing burgers and many more magical surprises… basically anything and everything an unwary show-goer could ever want in their wildest dreams.
“… one of the most interesting bands to come around in a long, long time. They have Dead Kennedys’ outrageous sense of humor mixed with total irreverence and ornate style on top of a solid, engaging performance (even if the crowd is reluctant to respond). So while this whole thing was probably thought up after eating too many pot brownies, it is one of the most brilliant ideas in a long time.”
– Troy Farah, Phoenix New Times
“This is not a drill. Be it exchanging Black Sabbath’s “Paranoid” for a “Pair-a-buns” or “Iron Man” for a “Frying Pan,” these food-focused musical dweebs are cooking up something hot ‘n’ ready just for you.” – Alicia Lutes, MTV.com
“The most impressive-and terrifying-thing about Mac Sabbath is that they’re actually really good. Ronald channels his inner Ozzy onstage, from the manic jumping to the frantic hand waving…” – Bryan Rolli, Paste Magazine
“Even if the songs are dripping with onions and extra cheese, Mac Sabbath put on one righteous stage show, complete with smoke machines, gritty power chords, and endless head-banging.” – Chris Coplan, ConsequenceofSound.net
Named by Buzzfeed as one of the “13 Metal Bands You Didn’t Know How to React To”
It was the gentle cryptic teasing that left OPETH and Rock / Metal fans in a general state of wonder and intrigue. The OPETH logo superimposed over a picture of the famous Sydney Harbour. Was an Australian Tour announcement imminent? Fans didn’t have to wait long and the announcement left them ecstatic. To celebrate the release of band’s 12th studio album Sorceress, on September 30th via the band’s imprint label Moderbolaget Records with Nuclear Blast Entertainment.OPETH announced 3 special shows at historic venues around the world in support of the record: Radio City Music Hall in New York on October 1st, SSE Wembley Arena in London on November 19th and the famed Sydney Opera House in Australia on February 6th 2017 which will see OPETH will be performing music from their upcoming album, Sorceress, as well as fan favorite cuts from their celebrated catalog and will be opening the shows with a special set featuring material fromDeliverance & Damnation.
A unique and stunning announcement; one of the most influential and innovative bands of their era performing at one of the most iconic (in design and prestige) concert halls on the planet; an epic event unlikely to be seen again. People were left in amazement and a state of angst set in as people rushed to secure a ticket to this historic event.
We can hereby announce that in just a matter of hours of going on sale this monumental show is officially SOLD OUT! Those lucky people who purchased a ticket will be left with a memory of a lifetime…… This is really happening people.
Thank you David Roy Williams www.metropolistouring.com & Northern Music Co. and of course more than anyone, Opeth for making this event possible.
Anthrax not only made its “Late Night with Seth Meyers” debut this week, but hung out with the iconic Robert De Niro. Check out the band’s live performance of their new single, “Monster At The End,” here: http://bit.ly/2bIYbEm
To support the band’s critically-acclaimed new album For All Kings and in celebration of their 35th anniversary, Anthrax hits the road this fall with Slayer starting September 9 in Cleveland; dates are below.
9 Jacob’s Pavilion, Cleveland, OH
10 Freedom Hill Amphitheatre, Detroit, MI
11 Ground Zero, Travers City, MI*
12 Sound Academy, Toronto, ON
13 Metropolis, Montreal, PQ
15 Stage AE, Pittsburgh, PA
16 Anthology, Rochester, NY*
17 Revolution Rock Fest., Mashantucket, CT
18 Rock Allegiance Festival, Chester, PA
20 Egyptian Room, Indianapolis, IN
21 Concord Music Hall, Chicago, IL*
22 The Pageant, St. Louis, MO
24 Houston Open Air Festival, Houston
25 Knotfest, Devore, CA
27 Hard Rock Live, Orlando, FL
28 Fillmore, Miami, FL
29 Club L.A., Destin, FL*
30 Horseshoe Casino Tunica, Tunica, MS
1 Louder Than Life Festival, Louisville, KY
3 Norva, Norfolk, VA
4 Orange Peel, Ashveille, NC*
5 Tabernacle, Atlanta, GA
6 Varsity Theatre, Baton Rouge, LA*
7 Gas Monkey Live, Dallas, TX
8 ACL at the Moody Theatre, Austin, TX
10 Fillmore, Denver, CO
11 The Complex, Salt Lake City, UT
12 Rev Hall, Boise, ID*
13 The Wilma Theatre, Missoula, MT
14 The Hill event Center, Idaho Falls, ID*
15 Revolution Concert House, Garden City, ID
16 Knitting Factory, Spokane, WA* (offer)
17 ENMAX Centre, Lethbridge, AB
19 S. Okanagan Cvents Centre, Penticton, BC
20 Abbotsford Centre, Abbotsford, BC
21 Hawthorn Theatre, Portland, OR*
22 Discovery Park, Elverta, CA (w/Aftershock)
23 Reno Events Center, Reno, NV
22 Aftershock Festival, Sacramento, CA
25 Orpheum Theatre, Flagstaff, AZ*
26 Top Deck, Famington, NM* (offer)
27 El Paso County Coliseum, El Paso, TX**