Unique in their home country of Japan, Crossfaith combine metalcore, hardcore, samples and electronica to create groundbreaking music that transcends genres. Their 2009 debut album ‘The Artificial Theory For The Dramatic Beauty’ (Zestone Records) served as the catalyst which kick-started the Japanese screamo / metalcore scene and they have been at the top of their game ever since.
It didn’t take long for the bug to catch – soon after their debut release the band found themselves opening for a diverse set of acts such as Machine Head, Hatebreed, August burns Red, Piece The Veil, blessthefall and Alesana to name but a few before playing to thousands of fans at the prestigious Loud Park Festival in Japan.
2010 saw the phenomenon spread west - ‘The Artificial Theory…’ received a European release on Gan-Shin records and was met with critical acclaim throughout. With an unstoppable work ethic the band hit the studio to record their sophomore release ‘The Dream, The Space’ with producer Andrew Wade (who’s credits include A Day To Remember). Released in Japan in April 2011, the band took to the road to promote the record, playing to 10,000 fans at Summer Sonic festival which helped garner interest from infamous US label Tragic Hero. Soon the band toured outside of Japan for the first time, opening for Parkway Drive across China and Alesana in South Asia.
After blowing crowds away on their debut UK tour in support of ‘Of Mice & Men’, the band return to the UK on November 10th as part of the Vans Warped Tour at London’s Alexandra Palace – while in the meantime making their mark in the rest of the World.
Crossfaith now prepare to release their brand new ‘Zion’ EP Worldwide.
Recorded with the legendary ‘Machine’ (Lamb of God / Everytime I Die / Four Year Strong) in New York; ‘Zion’ features 6 tracks of breakneck, electro-infused energy and invention.
Lead track ‘Monolith’ has already got fans salivating, with BBC Radio 1 tastemaker Zane Lowe proclaiming the track as his ‘next hype’.
Click here to check out the incredible promo video for ‘Monolith’
'Zion' EP Tracklisting
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Helsinki Vampires, The 69 Eyes have just confirmed a UK Date to add to their already extensive European 2012 / 2013 tour for February 12th at Islington O2 Academy. After the spectacular release of latest studio album 'X' which hit the Finnish charts on position #4 and #47 in Germany in its first week, singer 'Jyrki' said:
"Twenty years and ten albums later: The 69 Eyes loyal fanpires are standing strong. Our new album is as timeless as ever. Just goth'n'roll. Thank you people and see you on tour soon"
To get tickets for the show, please click here. To grab a copy of 'X', point your mouse over here.
Kent rockers Electric River have just launched the new video for 'Hold Your Nerve' which had over 1000 views in 24 hours. The link is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuWcGWHLmT8
Electric River will release their latest e.p, 'In Your Name' on October 22nd through England Street records. The band formed as school friends aged just 15 and after one self released album they are honing their own politically charged, socially aware sound that is influenced by the likes of The Clash, Bruce Springsteen and The Killers.
Electric River’s recent performances on The Big Cheese stage at Guilfest & BT London Live at Hyde Park during the Olympics has sparked interest from Live Nation - ‘they were the best band over the whole 2 weeks’
Electric River, fresh from hitting the road in June headlining The Jubilee Club Tour (Karl Barat / Chris McCormack) will return to the countries venues during Oct / Nov in support of a record that is passionate, totally addictive and a true statement of intent.
'An incredibly powerful and strong release, with passionate lyrics and a rare social conscience running through the songs, surely the world awaits.' - Vive Le Rock Magazine 2012
“Bags of passion and heaps of power...the ghost of Joe Strummer wafts out of your speakers with catchy as hell numbers'- Rocksound
ELECTRIC RIVER IN YOUR NAME TOUR DATES
Thursday 25th October - Bucks New Uni, High Wycombe (+ Ghouls)
Friday 9th November - The Anvil, Bournemouth
Monday 26th November - Bogiez, Cardiff
Sunday 25th November - Islington Academy, London-supporting Mad Caddies
Wednesday 28th November - The Garage (Upstairs), London (Album launch/Video shoot)
Sunday 2nd December – The 02 Academy, Islington Supporting Spear Of Destiny
Dallas, TX’s Crown The Empire have announced a November 19 release for their Rise Records debut LP, 'The Fallout'. The band will support the release by touring as direct support for Motionless In White throughout the USA this Autumn.
Starting in 2010, the band set out with a goal to separate themselves in a genre often cluttered with copy-cat bands. They combined their love for the hardcore genre with infectious, loud, and powerful choruses of generations before their own, and ultimately created a fresh new approach to heavier music. Combined with an equal drive to connect with every last one of their fans, they hope to use whatever notoriety they receive to spread a simple message of belief in yourself, and hope in others. Their debut EP ‘Limitless’ self-released in November of 2011 furthered this idea of zero boundaries on what you're capable of, and has even spawned the name for their fans: ‘The Limitless’. Through touring and a fantastic web presence, the band has built an incredible foundation of fans that eagerly await their first commercially released record and first full length.
Armed with an incredible record, ‘The Fallout’ produced by Joey Sturgis (Of Mice & Men, The Devil Wears Prada, Attack Attack!), an intense touring schedule, and an unrivalled work ethic, Crown The Empire hopes to take over the music scene in 2012 and beyond, and eventually become one of the major players in rock and roll. Never forgetting that they too are ‘Limitless’, Crown The Empire is a force that shows no signs of stopping.
Check out the lyric video for new song MAKESHIFT CHEMISTRY
'The Fallout' Tracklisting:
01. OH, CATASTROPHE
02. THE FALLOUT
03. MEMORIES OF A BROKEN HEART
04. MAKESHIFT CHEMISTRY
05. THE ONE YOU FEED
08. TWO'S TOO MANY
10. CHILDREN OF LOVE
11. JOHNNY'S REVENGE
Crown The Empire is:
Andy Leo: Vocals
Brandon Hoover: Guitar
Bennett Vogelman: Guitar
Hayden Tree: Bass
Austin Duncan: Keys
Brent Taddie: Drums
"while many of their peers have risen above them over the past 3 years, HID could be the album that sees Canterbury leap frogging the lot of them" 9/10 Rock Sound
"it's only a matter of time before you can regurgitate the saying 'i knew that band before they were big" The Independent
"Canterbury prove they can hold their own" Total Guitar
"Heavy In The Day is remarkable" 4/5 Kerrang
'Gloria' has been announced as the next single from Canterbury. The soaring track shows the band at their most delicate “essentially it’s a love song but with a bit of a twist.” Says vocalist Mike Sparks. “Rather than the situation being all perfect and rosy, it questions whether the two parties are doing the right thing or not. Often when two people are attracted to each other, its for the wrong reasons, and there are lines that are being crossed which shouldn’t be, but the feelings are too strong to resist”
The new video for Gloria is now up exclusively via VEVO. The single will be available to buy digitally from all online sites from 3rd December. iTunes will also have a special bundle available for pre-order from next week.
2.Gloria (lounge mix)
3.She's A Flame (Lounge mix)
4.Gloria (Live acoustic video)
Canterbury will be touring with Deaf Havana this November before heading out on their own headline run later that month. The 13 dates will take them all over the UK in support of Heavy In The Day, the album which enjoyed charts success in the Rock iTunes chart fluctuating between the number 1 & 2 spots all week. Support comes from Cambridge based rockers, Mallory Knox.
“We are very excited to announce that Mallory Knox will be supporting us on our headline tour this coming winter. It’s amazing to be able to have such a brilliant band on the road with us, and we know they'll be putting on a killer show each night. They are just further proof of the British rock movement being so strong at the moment, and we can't wait to hit the road with them as touring companions.” says Luke Prebble.
WITH DEAF HAVANA
Thur 8 Nov Coventary Kasbah
Fri 9 Nov Leeds Met Uni
Sat 10 Nov Manchester HMV Ritz
Sun 11 Nov Glasgow O2 ABC
Mon 12 Nov Newcastle O2 Academy
Wed 14 Nov Portsmouth Pyramids
Thur 15 Nov Norwich UEA
Fri 16 London Shepherds Bush Empire
Tues 27 Nov Bristol The Croft
Wed 28 Nov Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach
Thur 29 Nov Plymouth White Rabbit
Fri 30 Nov Truro B-Side at Bunters
Sun 2 Dec Northampton Roadmender
Mon 3 Dec Wolverhampton Little Civic (Slade Rooms)
Wed 5 Dec Stoke Sugarmill
Thur 6 Dec Hull Fruit
Fri 7 Dec Sheffield Corporation
Sat 8 Dec Leicester O2 Academy 3
Thur 13 Dec Southampton Cellar
Fri 14 Dec Tunbridge Wells Forum
Sat 15 Dec Aldershot West End Centre
Tickets £7.00- £9.00 /
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