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The Faim Release New Single “Summer is A Curse”, Touring with PRVIS, PVMNTS, & The Dangerous Summer

The Faim’s new single, “Summer Is A Curse,” is out today!

Los Angeles, CA — The track was co-written with 5 Seconds of Summer’s Ashton Irwin and follows the massive debuts of the quartet’s previous releases, Saints Of The Sinners” and Midland Line.” All of the band’s songs were produced with the legendary John Feldmann (blink-182, All Time Low, Good Charlotte) and have racked up support from VEVO, BBC Radio 1’s Dan P Carter, KERRANG!, Rock Sound, Alternative Press, and more. Stream and purchase “Summer Is A Curse” HERE.

According to The Faim, “ ‘Summer Is a Curse’ is about taking the leap into a make or break situation that could grow into the beginning of a new era, or cause the end of what could’ve been. It’s about the paths that we take, the dreams that we have, and the things we leave behind to reach them.”

Touring with PVRIS, PVMNTS, and The Dangerous Summer— Confirmed to Play Slam Dunk and Reading & Leeds Festivals

The Aussie pop-rock quartet kicked off 2018 with extensive global touring, supporting Lower Than Atlantis in the UK and Sleeping With Sirens in Australia and New Zealand. The Faim is showing no signs of slowing down and will kick off a run of dates with PVMNTS on Monday, May 21st at The Dome in London. The guys will also support The Dangerous Summer in Germany and PVRIS in Australia in June, as well as play their first sold out headline show at The Anvil in Bournemouth on Thursday, May 31st. The band will also hit the festival circuit this summer, playing Great Escape, Slam Dunk, Camden Rocks, Download, and Reading & Leeds. All tickets can be purchased HEREand a full list of shows can be found below.

During the recording process of their debut album, The Faim have teamed up with some of the scene’s biggest luminaries, including Fall Out Boy’s Pete WentzTwenty One Pilots’ Josh Dun, and blink-182’s Mark Hoppus. Fans can expect more music later this year, and stay tuned for additional exciting news!

“Putting songs together with the likes of Pete Wentz, Josh Dun and Mark Hoppus, these guys could become one of the biggest new names in rock this year.” –Rock Sound

The Faim Tour Dates:

May 19th – Brighton, UK @ Great Escape Festival

May 21st – London, UK @ The Dome #

May 22nd – Leeds, UK @ Key Club #

May 23rd – Manchester, UK @ Night People #

May 24th – Cardiff, UK @ Clwb Ifor Bach #

May 25th – Glasgow, UK @ Stereo %

May 26th – Leeds, UK @ Slam Dunk Festival North

May 27th – Hatfield, UK @ Slam Dunk Festival South

May 28th – Birmingham, UK @ Slam Dunk Festival Midlands

May 30th – Milton Keynes, UK @ The Craufurd Arms %

May 31st – Bournemouth, UK @ The Anvil % [SOLD OUT]

June 1st – Cheltenham, UK @ The Frog & Fiddle %

June 2nd – London, UK @ Camden Rocks Festival

June 5th – Wiesbaden, Germany @ Schlachthof ^

June 6th – Cologne, Germany @ MTC ^

June 7th – München, Germany @ Backstage Club ^

June 9th – Leicestershire, UK @ Download Festival

June 13th – Adelaide, AUS @ The Gov *

June 15th – Sydney, AUS @ Metro Theatre *

June 16th – Brisbane, AUS @ Triffid *

June 17th – Melbourne, AUS @ 170 Russell *

August 24th – Reading, UK @ Reading Festival

August 25th – Leeds, UK @ Leeds Festival

# w/ PVMNTS
% Headline
^ w/ The Dangerous Summer
* w/ PVRIS

The Faim Is:

Lead vocals: Josh Raven

Lead guitar, bass, vocals: Michael Bono

Bass, keyboard: Stephen Beerkens

Drums, percussion: Sean Tighe

Connect With The Faim

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 | YouTube
 | VEVO

Hollywood Undead Release New Version of “Whatever It Takes” & Are Touring North America

Hollywood Undead - Whatever It Takes (Mixtape)

Los Angeles, CA – Today, Hollywood Undead unveiled a new version of their hit single, “Whatever It Takes,” featuring notable recording artists Prodigal Sunn, Demrick, and Fudd Rukus. The mixtape edition of the song is available to stream and purchase on digital retailers, and fans can grab a listen and watch the music video HERE.

The video was once again directed by Brian Cox, who has been at the helm for other signature Hollywood Undead videos including “California Dreaming” and “Black Cadillac.” The original track appears on the band’s fifth studio album, FIVE, released October 27th, 2017 via Dove & Grenade Media/BMG

“It’s such an honor for us as a band to share this song with some extremely talented artists and friends,” says Johnny 3 Tears, Hollywood Undead’s vocalist and bass guitarist. “The song is about doing whatever we have to in order to overcome any circumstance, which is something everyone goes through in life. It’s amazing to hear new stories on the same song. What’s your story?”

Currently On North American Tour – Confirmed to Play Las Rageous, Welcome to Rockville, & Fort Rock Festivals

After completing a substantial run of European dates earlier this year, Hollywood Undead is currently back on the road for a tour across North America. Tonight, the band will co-headline The Complex in Salt Lake City with In This Moment, followed by a run of headline shows and festival performances at Las Rageous, Welcome to Rockville, Fort Rock, Corona Hell & Heaven, Impact Music, and Heavy Montréal. After selling out venues in London, Munich, Budapest, Prague, and more, it’s needless to say that the quintet’s atomic live performances are in high demand. To see it for yourself, check out the official live video of “Renegade” from the band’s headline performance at Moscow’s Adrenaline Stadium.

A full list of tour dates is included below, and all tickets can be purchased HERE.

FIVE debuted at #7 on the Billboard Top Albums Chart and has accumulated over 35 million streams, led by standout tracks “California Dreaming,”“Whatever It Takes” and “Bad Moon.” The record threads together a collage of metallic instrumentation, street corner poetry, and industrial haze, and Hollywood Undead’s “penchant for experimentation, as well as a flair for pop craftsmanship, is what sets [the band] apart from some of their contemporaries” (AllMusic).

Listen to FIVE HERE, and stay tuned for more new music from Hollywood Undead.

Hollywood Undead North American Tour Dates:

4/20 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex *
4/21 – Las Vegas, NV @ Las Rageous Festival
4/23 – Wichita, KS @ The Cotillion #
4/24 – Dallas, TX @ House of Blues #
4/25 – New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues #
4/27 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade #
4/28 – Jacksonville, FL @ Welcome To Rockville
4/29 – Sunrise, FL @ Fort Rock Fest

 5/02 – San Antonio, TX @ Aztec Theatre #
5/03 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues #
5/05 – Mexico City, MX @ Corona Hell & Heaven

 7/25 – Hampton Beach, NH @ Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom #
7/28 – Bangor, ME @ Impact Music Festival
7/29 – Montréal, QC @ Heavy Montréal

* w/ In This Moment
# Headline

Hollywood Undead Is:

Johnny 3 Tears – vocals, bass guitar
J-Dog – vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, synthesizer, programming
Charlie Scene – vocals, guitar
Funny Man – vocals
Danny – vocals, keyboards, guitar, bass

Connect with Hollywood Undead

Web  |  Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Instagram
Youtube  |  Soundcloud | BMG (US)

Featured Photo (top) by Jake Stark

The Faim Release Official Video for “Midland Line”, Plus New Upcoming Tour Dates & Festivals Confirmed

Los Angeles, CA — Just last month, Australian four-piece, The Faim, released their sophomore single, “Midland Line.” Today, the band is excited to share the official music video for the track, which fans can watch HERE. The video showcases the guys delivering a passionate and explosive performance, complete with their signature gold hue as the backdrop.

“…there’s no doubt that the Faim are going to be heard everywhere.” –Alternative Press

According to Rock Sound Magazine, “Midland Line” is “coated in glorious sunshine” and is set to be the “soundtrack of your summer.” The song is streaming on Spotify and Apple Music and is also available to purchase on iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play. A full list of digital retailers can be found HERE.

“Massive…you have to hear them right now” –Kerrang!

Tour Dates with Sleeping With Sirens Begin Saturday, April 21st

On Saturday, April 21st, The Faim will head home to Australia for a tour with Sleeping With Sirens, which kicks off at Sydney’s Big Top and concludes in Auckland, NZ at the ASB Showgrounds on Sunday, April 29th. In May, the guys will return to the UK to complete their trek with Lower Than Atlantis and support PVMNTS for a quick run of dates, followed by a batch of headline shows at The Forum in Tunbridge Wells, Stereo in Glasgow, and The Anvil in Bournemouth.

Confirmed to Play Reading and Leeds Festivals This Summer

The Faim is also pleased to announce a series of UK summer performances at the Sound CityGreat Escape, Slam Dunk, Camden Rocks, and Download Festivals. In August, the quartet will also play the esteemed Reading and Leeds Festivals.

Tickets can be purchased HERE, and stay tuned for more exciting news from The Faim!

The Faim Tour Dates:

April 21st – Sydney, AUS @ Big Top ^

April 22nd – Melbourne, AUS @ Festival Hall ^

April 24th – Adelaide, AUS @ Thebarton Theatre ^

April 25th – Northbridge, AUS @ Metro City ^

April 27th – Brisbane, AUS @ Eaton’s Hill Hotel ^

April 29th – Auckland, NZ @ ASB Showgrounds ^

May 3rd – Oxford, UK @ o2 Academy *

May 4th – Reading, UK @ Sub89 * [SOLD OUT]

May 5th – Wrexham, UK @ Central Station *

May 5th-6th – Liverpool, UK @ Sound City Festival

May 7th – Liverpool, UK @ Hangar34 *

May 8th – Aberdeen, UK @ Lemon Tree *

May 9th – Edinburgh, UK @ The Liquid Rooms *

May 11th – Middlesbrough @ The Empire *

May 12th – Hull, UK @ The Welly *

May 13th – York, UK @ Fibbers *

May 14th – Sheffield, UK @ Plug *

May 17th – Tunbridge Wells, UK @ The Forum %

May 17th-19th – Brighton, UK @ Great Escape Festival

May 21st – London, UK @ The Dome #

May 22nd – Leeds, UK @ Key Club #

May 23rd – Manchester, UK @ Night People #

May 24th – Cardiff, UK @ Clwb Ifor Bach #

May 25th – Glasgow, UK @ Stereo %

May 26th – Leeds, UK @ Slam Dunk Festival North

May 27th – Hatfield, UK @ Slam Dunk Festival South

May 28th – Birmingham, UK @ Slam Dunk Festival Midlands

May 31st – Bournemouth, UK @ The Anvil %

June 2nd – London, UK @ Camden Rocks Festival

June 9th – Leicestershire, UK @ Download Festival

August 24th – Reading, UK @ Reading Festival

August 25th – Leeds, UK @ Leeds Festival

* w/ Lower Than Atlantis
^ w/ Sleeping With Sirens
% Headline
# w/ PVMNTS

The Faim Is:

Lead vocals: Josh Raven

Lead guitar, bass, vocals: Michael Bono

Bass, keyboard: Stephen Beerkens

Drums, percussion: Sean Tighe

Connect With The Faim

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 | YouTube | VEVO

91X Presents BeerX in San Diego – With Slightly Stoopid, Stick Figure, Pepper, Fishbone & More

Festival Features Extensive Craft Beer Selection
Highlighting Some Of Southern California’s Best Breweries

BEER • MUSIC • GRUB

The fourth annual 91X Presents BeerX is set for Saturday, June 23, once again returning to San Diego, CA’s picturesque Waterfront Park. This year’s BeerX brings Slightly Stoopid‘s “School’s Out For Summer Tour” to their hometown. The 2018 BeerX music lineup features ​Slightly StoopidStick Figure, Pepper, Fishbone (original lineup), Ethan Tucker Band​ and MarujahBeerX will offer complimentary craft beer tastings for those 21 and up, with an extensive craft beer lineup highlighting some of Southern California’s top breweries, as well as local food selections.

Tickets for 91X Presents BeerX go on sale Friday, April 6 at 10:00 AM PT at www.BeerXSanDiego.com

Note: All tickets for those 21+ include craft beer tasting until 4:00 PM and access to live music.

Slightly Stoopid kick off their School’s Out For Summer 2018 Tour (with special guests Stick Figure and Pepper) in June and are excited to headline 91X Presents BeerX.

Slightly Stoopid’s Miles Doughty said, “Stoked to be playing 91X’s BeerX this year! School’s out for Summer, so bring on the music, good beers and blue skies at Waterfront Park. Hometown hangout, butawatchout!

There’s no such thing as a bad beer, just some taste better than others, ha! Can’t wait to taste ‘em all and rock with our SD Ohana,” said Pepper’s Yesod Williams. 

Norwood Fisher, bass player and founding member of Fishbone, said, “I’m filled with gratitude that life’s course has brought us to the reunification of the classic Fishbone lineup! We all recognize that there was a time when it seemed so unlikely that we’d reach this point, and that fuels a personal excitement when we’re hitting the stage. It’s ultra-appropriate that we’re reconnecting with our friends at 91X91X was there for us at the earliest stages of our career, and it’s bad ass that we can party with them now! Now, add to that the fact that the good homies Slightly Stoopid are topping the bill!?!? Sounds like some hell-raising is in order for sure!

91X Program Director Garett Michaels said, “Last year’s BeerX was so great, I wasn’t sure we’d be able to come up with an artist lineup that would compare. But, I think we may have topped it, and I couldn’t be more stoked about what we’ve curated. There’s nothing better than a summer day next to San Diego Bay, with great music, tasty food, and an incredible group of participating breweries. I can’t wait for June 23rd to arrive.  See you at Waterfront Park!

Festival co-producer Cameron Collins of Brew Ha Ha Productions said, “BeerX took San Diego by storm last year with an amazing lineup of bands and an impressive list of breweries from San Diego and beyond! This year, we have assembled even more incredible breweries who will be showcasing their absolute BEST at BeerX! San Diego is famous around the world for its beer and this festival is a perfect representation of what San Diego and Southern California have to offer!

The initial list of breweries for 91X Presents BeerX includes:

Abnormal Beer Co.Avery BrewingArtifex Brewing, Faction BrewingFour Sons BrewingNovo Brazil BrewingPizza Port BrewingSka BrewingStone BrewingThree Weavers BrewingThr3e Punk AlesUnsung Brewing, and Wild Barrel Brewing Co., with many more to be announced.

2017 BeerX Photos courtesy of 91X
2017 BeerX Photos courtesy of 91X

During VIP and early entry tastings (from Noon – 4:00 PM), and general admission tastings (from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM), 91X Presents BeerX attendees 21+ will have the chance to sample over 100 craft beers from some of Southern California’s top breweries. Throughout the day and evening, local food trucks and pop-up restaurants will be onsite selling a variety of delicious and unique food options. Craft beer and other libations will be available for purchase at concession stands as well.

Tickets for BeerX start at the following prices (plus fees):

  • ​$35 Concert Ticket (entry @ 4:00 PM)
  • $49 Craft Beer Tasting + Concert Ticket (21+, entry @1:00 PM)
  • $129.50 ​VIP Lounge + Early Entry Pass (Includes Early Entry @ Noon For Craft Beer Tasting + Concert Ticket)
  • $229.50 Stand On Stage Viewing + VIP Lounge + Early Entry Pass (Includes Early Entry @ Noon For Craft Beer Tasting + Concert Ticket)

Last year’s tickets were sold out, with 8,500 in attendance, so patrons are encouraged buy early to save and guarantee a ticket to the show. Also, tune in to 91X for special offers.

91X Presents BeerX is produced by premier music festival production company Synergy Global Entertainment (SGE) and Orange County, California’s most successful and respected craft beer festival producer, Brew Ha Ha ProductionsBeerX sponsors include Avery, Sycuan, and Wienerschnitzel, with more to be announced.

Waterfront Park is located at 1600 Pacific Highway in San Diego, near North San Diego Bay. 91X Presents BeerX will have a convenient drop off area for ride sharing and taxis, and the Green Line to San Diego’s Santa Fe Depot train station is just three blocks from Waterfront Park.

Media partners include San Diego’s iconic alternative radio station 91X, Z90.3 (XHTZ-FM) and Magic 92.5 (XHRM-FM).

The festival producers encourage attendees to drink responsibly.

For more information on 91X Presents BeerX, visit:

Website  |  Facebook  |  Instagram  |  Twitter  |  Hashtag: #beerxsd

Divided Minds Are Set to Release Their New EP “Mood Swings” April 6th

Divided Minds is an established Pop Rock band from Phoenix, AZ, who has performed with numerous national acts such as Wage War, The Summer Set, Whitney Peyton, SLAVES, Doll Skin and Best Ex (formerly Candy Hearts). Divided Minds has proven time and time again that their music connects well and their sound continues to be fresh. Their music has often been played on KWSS 93.9 and ALT-AZ 93.3 along with interviews and morning TV guest appearances. Having released in 2016 their debut EP Perception, they toured the regional circuit and found themselves gaining the attention of Ross Robey of Rolling Artists and Greg Long – owner of We Are Triumphant.

Their first 3 new songs, Don’t Get Too CloseNorterra Pkwy“, & “Take My Hand”, off their upcoming release Mood Swings (due out April 6th), are available to stream/purchase on Spotify and iTunes.

 

Divided Minds premiered their new music video for
“Don’t Get Too Close,” in New Noise Magazine.

Divided Minds has an unwavering commitment to create the best music possible and to bring their live audiences closer to the music experience as a whole. Having opened this past year for BØRNS in front of a crowd of over 1500 enthusiastic fans, it became quite evident that Divided Minds was creating quite the stir as a band to be noticed.

Divided Minds opening for BØRNS at Tempe Marketplace
Divided Minds opening for BØRNS at Tempe Marketplace

Since Perception, Divided Minds has continued to grow both in their music and performances. With a recent signing to the We Are Triumphant label and the release of their newest music video “Don’t Get Too Close” from their forthcoming EP Mood Swings to be released April 6th, 2018, Divided Minds’ die-hard fans are poised and ready to once again be apart of this Alternative Rock sound that feels all the emotions as their new EP Mood Swings delivers.

“’Don’t Get Too Close’ is really about the fight between what you are inside and what you choose to show to everyone. It’s a song about the fight with your inner demons. It demonstrates the fear of letting people into your life and the fear of intimacy.” – Sean Collins (Vocalist)

Divided Minds CD Release Show
April 7, 2018 at Pub Rock Live in Scottsdale, AZ

Divided Minds CD Release Show - April 7, 2018 at Pub Rock Live

Working with their label, We Are Triumphant, Divided Minds is planning to begin touring regionally in 2018 and work their way across the U.S. this Spring and Summer of 2019. With their stand-out songs and the fun presence they create with their fans at their live shows, there is something sweet and musically rocking Divided Minds brings to the world of music.

Connect with Divided Minds

Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram |
YouTube


“Don’t Get Too Close” and the EP Mood Swings

Produced/Mixed: Mike Oliver – Tuff Tones Studio

Mastering: Piper Payne – Neato Mastering

Videographer/Director: Jacob Reynolds

We Are Triumphant Records


Evanescence & Lindsey Stirling Announce North American Co-Headline Amphitheater Tour

LOS ANGELES (Mar 6, 2018) – Transcendent, two-time GRAMMY® Award-winning rock band Evanescence and acclaimed Billboard Award-winning electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling today announce their co-headlining 2018 summer amphitheater tour across North America. The tour, produced by Live Nation, will kick off July 6 in Kansas City, MO at the Starlight Theatre and will make stops in 31 North American cities. The trek will wrap September 8 in Ridgefield, WA at the Sunlight Supply Amphitheater.

Tickets On Sale To General Public Starting Friday, March 9 at LiveNation.com

Artists’ pre-sales will begin tomorrow (Wednesday, March 7) at 10am local time. Tickets for the tour will go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, March 9 at 10am local time at LiveNation.com.   Evanescence will offer a limited number of VIP packages for purchase that include premium seating, attending sound check and a champagne toast with Evanescence.  Visit Evanescence.com for full details.

“Lee firmly re-establishes herself as one of rock’s pre-eminent vocalists, exhibiting an impressive range that still packs a wallop…a synthesis of rock, classical and EDM” – Variety

Evanescence - Photography: Paul Brown
Amy Lee, Evanescence | Photography: Paul Brown

Lindsey Stirling will also offer a limited number of VIP packages for purchase that include premium seating, a pre-show party, and exclusive merchandise.  Visit LindseyStirling.com for full details.  VIP Packages will go on sale tomorrow (Wednesday, March 7) at 10:00 am local time.

“Live, Stirling’s performance takes on a new level of respect as you see her stiff left arm holding the violin while her body twists, contorts and moves around. She never misses a note or beat as her music carries the listener on a whirlwind of instrumentals.” – Creative Loafing

Lindsey Stirling - Photography: Shervin Lainez
Lindsey Stirling | Photography: Shervin Lainez

Both artist’s shows will be accompanied by a full orchestra, highlighting both acts musicality and their incredible performance abilities that continue to blow fans away. The orchestrated performances will also perfectly accent the astounding amphitheater venues across the U.S. and Canada that the two will be performing in, making for a magical summer evening.

The two artists recently collaborated on the song, “Hi-Lo” from the latest Evanescence album, Synthesis, which features a virtuosic violin solo by Lindsey Stirling.  Listen to the track HERE.

EVANESCENCE AND LINDSEY STIRLING 2018 TOUR DATES:

DATE

CITY

VENUE

Friday, July 06, 2018Kansas City, MOStarlight Theatre
Saturday, July 07, 2018St. Louis, MOHollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Monday, July 09, 2018Detroit, MIDTE Energy Music Theatre
Tuesday, July 10, 2018Chicago, IL*+Ravinia Festival*
Thursday, July 12, 2018Noblesville, INRuoff Home Mortgage Music Center
Saturday, July 14, 2018Cincinnati, OHRiverbend Music Center
Tuesday, July 17, 2018Camden, NJBB&T Pavilion
Wednesday, July 18, 2018Mansfield, MAXfinity Center
Friday, July 20, 2018Charlotte, NCPNC Music Pavilion
Saturday, July 21, 2018Raleigh, NCCoastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
Tuesday, July 24, 2018Bristow, VAJiffy Lube Live
Wednesday, July 25, 2018Uncasville, CTMohegan Sun Arena
Friday, July 27, 2018Toronto, ONBudweiser Stage
Saturday, July 28, 2018Saratoga Springs, NYSaratoga Performing Arts Center
Friday, August 10, 2018Holmdel, NJPNC Bank Arts Center
Saturday, August 11, 2018Wantagh, NYNorthwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
Tuesday, August 14, 2018Simpsonville, SCHeritage Park Amphitheatre
Wednesday, August 15, 2018Atlanta, GA*TBD*
Friday, August 17, 2018Tampa, FLMIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Saturday, August 18, 2018West Palm Beach, FLCoral Sky Amphitheatre
Monday, August 20, 2018Jacksonville, FLDaily’s Place
Wednesday, August 22, 2018New Orleans, LABold Sphere Music at Champions Square
Friday, August 24, 2018Dallas, TXStarplex Pavilion
Saturday, August 25, 2018The Woodlands, TXCynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Tuesday, August 28, 2018Albuquerque, NMIsleta Amphitheater
Wednesday, August 29, 2018Phoenix, AZAk-Chin Pavilion
Friday, August 31, 2018Chula Vista, CAMattress Firm Amphitheatre
Saturday, September 01, 2018Irvine, CAFivePoint Amphitheatre
Wednesday, September 05, 2018Mountain View, CAShoreline Amphitheatre
Friday, September 07, 2018Auburn, WAWhite River Amphitheatre
Saturday, September 08, 2018Ridgefield, WASunlight Supply Amphitheater

*On Sale TBA
+not a Live Nation date

PHOTOS: The 10th Annual Mustache Massacre at Pub Rock 2-24-18

Scottsdale, AZ – For 9 out of 10 years strong, a very special show has been held annually at Pub Rock – a venue formerly named Chasers Bar. A staple in the Industrial/Gothic community, Mustache Massacre is an event that brings together both new and well-known faces alike, for a night that reminds us not to take ourselves too seriously. It’s a free concert with one caveat… you’re only getting in free if you have a mustache.

“Grow it, glue it, draw it, clip it, tape it, make it…So, trim your sister’s armpit hair, shave a dead muskrat, or steal the president’s toupee. ‘Cuz we don’t care where you get the hair, as long as it’s there!…CAN YOUR FACE HANDLE IT?!!!”

The 10th Annual Mustache Massacre (& Wa’s 40th Birthday Bash) featured entertainment by Ikonoklast, 80*D, Goth Brooks, Camel Enamel, Family Secret, and DJs //SHE// & Zander. With these 5 bands bringing industrial, goth, punk, metal, and even a little bit country, 2 DJs, a crowd of characters that weren’t afraid to dance and mosh, a photo booth run by Burning Hot Events, and even a mustache contest, it made for a long, hard, and nutty night.

“Get yo’ bad-ass mo’-fro’ pho-togged to show your grand kids what a freakin’ weirdo you were!”

Check out all of the shots from the photo booth HERE!

Photo Booth - 10th Annual Mustache Massacre 2-24-18
Photo Booth - 10th Annual Mustache Massacre 2-24-18

Mustache Rules:

  • Must be hands-free (attached to your face somehow)
  • No finger mustaches! (drawing on finger and placing to face)
  • 5 o’clock shadow does not count (add some roughage to that stubble!)
  • The more outrageous, the better! (get creative, there is a contest!)
Mustache Contest
Mustache Contest
Photography: Russ Broty © All Rights Reserved

The mustache contest was after Goth Brooks’ set. Participants stood on stage, and the winner was chosen by an audience vote.

Prizes

1st place – Mustache Messiah ($50 plus band merch)
2nd place – Bristle Baron ($25 plus band merch)

Mustache Massacre is presented by Screeching Harassment Ent., who brought us SINister Fetish Party & Concert last year!

The Music

Photos by Russ Broty, Burning Hot Events

View Band Photo Albums:

Ikonoklast | 80*D | Goth Brooks | Camel Enamel | Family Secret

Bands & DJs At Mustache Massacre 2018

Flickr Album Gallery Powered By: WP Frank

Photography © Looking at You Too
All Rights Reserved

The Faim Premiere Debut Single, UK Tour with Lower Than Atlantis, & To Play Download Festival

Los Angeles — Perth, Australia’s newest export, The Faim who have recently signed to BMG worldwide, premiered their new song ‘Saints Of The Sinners’ last night as the Radio 1 Rock Show’s ‘Rockest Record.’ The single is out today, February 5th, and is available to stream and purchase HERE.

‘Saints Of The Sinners’ is about making your mark in the world, and not letting anyone stand in the way of where you want to be. It brings out the youth-fuelled rebellion of the voice in all of us that wants to be heard,” says Stephen Beerkens, who plays bass and keyboard in the band.

Listen to the track HERE or by clicking the video below.

The track was produced by John Feldmann who says “working with untapped talent like The Faim doesn’t happen every day. I see something in them that I don’t see in a lot of bands… Amazing songwriters, incredible performers, great front man. I am so pumped for the world to hear what we have created. It is truly a piece of art and I am so grateful I followed through with having these guys out to my house after they sent me their demo!

Come and see what the fuss is all about when the band play their debut UK shows with Lower Than Atlantis in the spring, as well as a slot at Download Festival in the summer.

Lower Than Atlantis Tour 2018 with Support from The Faim

April 2nd – Engine Shed Lincoln

April 3rd – Junction Cambridge

April 4th – Assembly Leamington Spa

April 6th – Sin City Swansea

April 7th – Muni Arts Centre Pontypridd

April 8th – Guildhall Gloucester

April 9th – Komedia Bath

April 11th – Lemongrove Exeter

April 12th – Engine Rooms Southampton

April 13th – Colosseum Watford

April 14th – Chinnerys Southend

April 15th – Concorde 2 Brighton

May 3rd – o2 Academy Oxford

May 4th – Sub89 Reading

May 5th – Central Station Wrexham

May 7th – Hangar34 Liverpool

May 8th – Lemon Tree Aberdeen

May 9th – Liquid Rooms Edinburgh

May 11th – Empire Middlesbrough

May 12th – Welly Hull

May 13th – Fibbers York

May 14th – Plug Sheffield

Tickets are on sale now: lowerthanatlantis.seetickets.com

The Faim Is:

Lead vocals: Josh Raven

Lead guitar, bass, vocals: Michael Bono

Bass, keyboard: Stephen Beerkens

Drums, percussion: Sean Tighe

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Sleepwar Releases “Thousand Different Faces” Off of Upcoming EP, ‘When We Were’

Phoenix based, Indie Rock band Sleepwar has released the Official Music Video for their single, “Thousand Different Faces.” Originally premiered on Paste Magazine, “Thousand Different Faces” is the first single off of the band’s upcoming debut EP, When We Were, and is available for FREE download.

Hailing from the desert expanse of Phoenix, Arizona, indie rock band Sleepwar pushes indie rock to another level by combining new wave and synth-pop influence, with lyrics speaking to addiction, recovery, and the inherent struggles of modern life. Sleepwar is led by Roger Willis (vocals) with Tim Woodbridge (producer, keys), James Allen (bass), Mark Pfister (guitar), and Brendan McGuinness (drums).

Utilizing lush synthesizer soundscapes, Sleepwar produces a unique sound that is both familiar and completely original. Fans of the five-piece rock outfit have likened their music to that of Tame Impalathe KillersColdplayImagine Dragons, and Local Natives.

Sleepwar’s self-released initial EP, When We Were, due for an early 2018 release, was recorded, mixed, and produced by Cory Spotts (Job For A CowboyThe MaineBless the FallGreeley Estates) at BLUElight Audio Media in Phoenix, AZ.

When We Were EP cover - Sleepwar

Sleepwar was formed in 2015 when seasoned musician Roger Willis (Something Left To LearnNamesakeGoodbye Tomorrow) sought a new project focused on songwriting and collaborated with aspiring producer Tim Woodbridge, who had been composing with vocal placement in mind. Willis shared their rudimentary recordings to longtime friend James Allen, who immediately loved the new sound.

Allen joined Sleepwar as bassist and co-lyricist, where his former struggles with addiction and drug abuse became the foundation for early songs like “The Jaywalker.” Though Allen’s words drew from his personal demons, the lyrics would resonate with Willis and Woodbridge who had experienced both personal and familial alcohol and drug addiction. While the founding members of Willis, Woodbridge and Allen would remain constant, the band’s evolution from garage to indie rock new wave brought to the lineup several talented musicians, eventually finding balance with current drummer Brendan McGuinness and guitarist Mark Pfister.

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Hollywood Undead New Single & Video – UK + European Tour Starts Next Week

HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD KICK OFF 2018 WITH NEW SINGLE & VIDEO FOR “YOUR LIFE”

UK AND EUROPEAN TOUR STARTS NEXT WEEK

Los Angeles — Hollywood Undead are sending a message of purpose for 2018 by highlighting “Your Life,” the final track from their new album FIVE.  The standout song closes the record with elegiac keys, jagged riffing and an 808-boom propelled by edge-of-your-seat raps and an undeniable plea: “It’s your life. It’s do or die.”  Watch the brand new video directed by Brian Cox:

It might be cliché to say, but it needs to be repeated: You can’t waste your fucking time,” said Johnny 3 Tears. “Every moment you waste worrying is a moment you could’ve been doing something that might actually have consequence by the day you die.

Having just wrapped a 4 month North American tour in December in support of FIVE, Hollywood Undead are jumping right back in with a substantial run of UK and Europe that starts next week.  With sold out shows from Manchester to Birmingham and Munich to Prague, the quintet’s atomic live performances are in high demand especially in London and Budapest where multiple nights have been sold out since shortly after their announce in August.  Tickets and VIP Packages for all available shows are on sale now.

“Your Life” follows a string of Hollywood Undead videos from FIVE that have now amassed over 20 million combined views.

Watch them all here:

“California Dreaming”

“Whatever It Takes”

“Renegade”

“We Own The Night”

“Black Cadillac” feat B-Real

Hollywood Undead - FIVEFIVE was released on October 27th via Dove & Grenade Media/BMG and debuted at #7 on the Billboard Top Albums Chart. Threading together a collage of metallic instrumentation, street corner poetry, and industrial haze, the record has already racked up over 35 million streams lead by tracks like “California Dreaming,” “Whatever It Takes” and the airy and ominous “Bad Moon.”  Hollywood Undead are Johnny 3 Tears, J-Dog, Charlie Scene, Funny Man, and Danny.  Check out FIVE here.

HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD 2018 EUROPEAN TOUR

1/24 – Glasgow, UK – O2 Academy Glasgow

1/25 – Manchester, UK – Manchester Academy SOLD OUT

1/26 – Birmingham, UK – O2 Academy Birmingham SOLD OUT

1/27 – Norwich, UK – The LCR – UEA

1/29 – London, UK – KOKO SOLD OUT

1/30 – London, UK – KOKO SOLD OUT

2/1 – Utrecht, NL – TivoliVredenburg

2/2 – Luxembourg City, LU – Den Atelier

2/3 – Weisbaden, DE – Schlachtof SOLD OUT

2/4 – Cologne, DE – Palladium

2/6 – Antwerp, BE – Trix

2/7 – Paris, FR – Élysée Montmartre

2/8 – Zurich, CH – X-TRA

2/9 – Bologna, IT – Zona Roveri

2/10 – Munich, DE – TonHalle SOLD OUT

2/12 – Budapest, HU – Akvarium SOLD OUT

2/13 – Budapest, HU – Akvárium SOLD OUT

2/14 – Linz, AT – Posthof

2/16 – Prague, CZ – Forum Karlín SOLD OUT

2/17 – Warsaw, PL – Klub Stodoła

2/18 – Wroclaw, PL – Centrum Koncertowe A2

2/19 – Berlin, DE – Huxleys Neue Welt

2/20 – Hamburg, DE – Docks SOLD OUT

2/22 – Copenhagen, DK – VEGA

2/23 – Gothenburg, SE – Tradgarn

2/24 – Stockholm, SE – Fryshuset

2/26 – Tampere, FI – Pakkahuone SOLD OUT

2/27 – Helsinki, FI – Ice Hall Black Box

3/1 – Kyiev, UA – Sentrum

3/2 – Minsk, BY – Prime Hall

3/3 – Moscow, RU – Stadium Live Club

3/4 – St Petersburg, RF – A2

3/6 – Voronzehh, RF – Event Hall

3/8 – Rostov-Na-Donu, RF – Rostelmash

3/10 – Yekaterinburg, RF – Tele-Club

HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD 2018 FESTIVALS

4/21 – Las Vegas, NV – Las Rageous

4/27-29 – Jacksonville, FL – Welcome To Rockville

4/28-29 – Sunrise, FL – Fort Rock

5/4-5 – Mexico City, MX – Corona Hell & Heaven

6/15-16 – Bretigny Sur Orge, FR – Download Paris

 

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