Following up the re-release of the band’s first EP ‘Between Order And Model’ through BoySetsFire’s End Hits Records, Funeral For A Friend have announced a handful of UK dates in April next year with support from BoySetsFire. As Matthew from FFAF explains –“It's taken so many years but to finally say that we're going on tour with BoySetsFire again puts a huge smile on my face. I have loved this band through every record they've released and feel honored that I can call them dear friends. They are a huge musical/lifestyle inspiration and getting to see them tear it up is going to be incredible!”
Josh from BoySetsFire adds "I cannot believe how excited I am about this tour. Funeral For A Friend and BoySetsFire? I would go to this show, I would buy a ticket. Seriously though, we are very excited about touring with our friends in Funeral For A Friend. It will be one for the ages. Please come and join us."
These dates will see Funeral For A Friend play their album ‘Hours’ in full. Tickets will be on sale from Friday 25th October at 9am.
25th April- 02 Islington Academy, London – www.seetickets.com
26th April- Cockpit, Leeds – www.lunatickets.co.uk
27th April- Solus 2, Cardiff – www.seetickets.com
Funeral For A Friend are set to reissue a re-mastered, remixed and expanded version of seminal first EP ‘Between Order And Model’ through End Hits Records / Mighty Atom on 18th November. They’ve also just unveiled a live video for the classic track and fan favorite ‘Juno’, which was filmed during recent live dates in Europe. Check that out here.
The newly remixed and re-mastered four original songs were enhanced with three rare / unreleased tracks from the same recording session and live versions recorded by the current line-up. A 12 page booklet features never before seen pictures from the bands archives and liner notes from singer Matt Davies, Josh Latshaw (Boysetsfire) and Oli Sykes (Bring Me The Horizon). ‘Between Order And Model’ will be available as Digi-Pack CD and for the first time ever on vinyl (limited to 1000 colored copies).
Everybody who pre-orders ‘Between Order And Model’ through http://www.impericon.com/de/media.html?cat=2405 and Sandbag UK immediately receives an acoustic version of ‘Red Is The New Black’ as an MP3 download.
1. 10:45 Amsterdam Conversations
3. The Art Of American Football
4. Red Is The New Black
5. Storytelling Pt 2
6. Grand Central Station
7. The Getaway Plan
8. 10:45 Amsterdam Conversations (Live)
9. Juneau/Juno (Live)
10. The Art Of American Football (Live)
11. Red Is The New Black (Live)
MTV has added the latest video from Phoenix, AZ theatrical rockers Farewell, My Love. To check out “Mirror, Mirror” visit: http://www.mtv.com/videos/farewell-my-love/963493/mirror-mirror.jhtml.
The band recently sat down for a series of video interviews to discuss the songs that make up their new LP, "Gold Tattoos". In the first clip, front man Ryan Howell discusses the inspiration behind the epic lead track, “Afraid of the Dark” here.
Watch for more clips in the weeks ahead!
Farewell My Love’s "Gold Tattoos" is out now on Standby Records and to order Gold Tattoos on iTunes click here:
The conceptual artistry and theatricality of My Chemical Romance, the reckless danger and skillful musicianship of Avenged Sevenfold, the dark mystique and anthem-inducing sing-alongs of AFI and the brash experimentalism and attitude of 30 Seconds to Mars are all components that have a home in the Farewell, My Love manuscript. With forceful determination and wonderfully soaring grandiosity, Farewell, My Love put a unique spin on theatrical hard rock with utmost dedication.
Ryan Howell’s intense and diverse vocals sit atop the heavy, precise and melodic guitar work of Röbby Creasey and Logan Thayer, all ably backed by the percussive but tasteful rhythm section of bassist Charlee Conley and drummer Chad Kowal. Additional instrumentation, including string arrangements and bells, bolster the band’s guitar-driven rock, adding to the artistic atmosphere on display throughout.
“Fans can expect a very theatrical, diverse and deep record,” promises Creasey. “Each of us put our hearts into this and we can not wait to see everyone’s reactions,” adds Kowal.
Farewell, My Love is currently out on the Bad Blood Tour with Blood on the Dance Floor. See dates at the top.
Farewell My Love is:
Ryan Howell - Vocals - http://Twitter.com/_RyanHowell
Röbby Creasey - Guitar / Piano - http://Twitter.com/RobbyCreasey
Chad Kowal - Drums / Vocals - http://Twitter.com/_ChadKowal
Charlee Conley - Bass - http://Twitter.com/CharleeConley
Logan Thayer - Guitar - http://Twitter.com/LoganThayer
Swedish fuzz rockers Truckfighters are to unleash limited edition vinyl EP via Last Hurrah Records; preorders now available
BAND FICTION: Truckfighters were employed to wrestle with a Skania long-haulage truck and trailer
Treading the trenches of heaviness somewhere between Fu Manchu and Queens Of The Stone Age, to hear Truckfighters is to hear the sounds of the desert; it's in their wide open expanses, grand open grooves and dust-caked metal riffs. You can hear progression and imagination; a band bred on the California badlands, on sprawling vistas and parched wilderness. The dynamic trio however hail from Örebro. Unafraid to plough their own furrow, Truckfighters have forged ahead and spend months on the road touring the world. Closing in on four-hundred gigs across four continents (Europe, Australia, and North and South America), being in front of crowds, sweat-sodden and crazed is where they are happiest. It's why a Truckfighters show is such a wild, free-form, charged affair.
The band's forthcoming new full-length is slated for release next year and includes the track "The Chairman," hence "The Chairman Special Edition" EP. Delivering over thirty minutes of pure power fuzz, the EP features the title track plus three live tunes -- "Desert Cruiser," "Monte Gangano," and "Traffic" -- all recorded while on tour in Australia. Presented at 45 RPM for best sound quality on a multi-colored vinyl 12-inch, "The Chairman Special Edition" EP comes in a full-color sleeve and jacket limited to 500 copies worldwide and only available from Last Hurrah Records. The jacket cover artwork has spot UV gloss, spot PMS, and silver metallic ink designed by artist Lindsey Kuhn and comes in two different vinyl colors: Desert Sunset and Desert Sunrise, each a mix of opaque and translucent colors (250 of each color).
Preorders are now available for the Truckfighters "The Chairman Special Edition" EP courtesy of Last Hurrah Records at THIS LOCATION where you can also check out a video for the title track!
"The best band that's ever existed..."-- Josh Homme of QOTSA
(quote from the TRUCKFIGHTERS film)
"Truckfighters blast your ears with their unique take on modern rock." -- Metal Hammer
"...The power and charm to make society grind to a halt..." -- Kerrang!!!
"Putting more rock energy into a single performance than a good proportion of bands do into a career's worth of shows..." --Terrorizer
"one of the most important bands of the past 20 years, a rare example of longevity and integrity" - Ventura County Reporter
New Found Glory releases their live album, "Kill It Live", today on Violently Happy / Bridge Nine Records. Two sold-out shows in Southern California¹s Chain Reaction are responsible for the incredible compilation of live energy captured on this 17-track record, which also features 3 bonus studio tracks. The video for "Connect the Dots", New Found Glory¹s new single from Kill It Live, was premiered last week on mtvU and Buzzworthy - check it out here. Directed by John Francis Conway III, New Found Glory shows off their skills on the football field, while bringing their trademark pop-punk sound.
Established in 1997, New Found Glory has been a force in the punk rock scene since their inception. From their debut "Nothing Gold Can Stay" in 1999 all the way to 2011's "Radiosurgery" (with eight releases in between, 3 gold albums and 4 consecutive Billboard Top 20 albums), New Found Glory have transcended trends and gimmicks by writing songs from the heart that listeners of all ages can relate to.
Be sure to catch New Found Glory on the road co-headlining with Alkaline Trio and H2O later this month. The tour starts October 23rd in San Francisco, California and runs through November 25th - all tour dates can be found below.
Pick up New Found Glory's "Kill It Live" from any of these fine retailers here.
Kill It Live Track Listing:
3. Don't Let Her Pull You Down
4. All Downhill From Here
5. Anthem For the Unwanted
6. At Least I'm Known For Something
8. Something I Call Personality
9. Boy Crazy
10. Tip of the Iceberg
11. Coming Home
12. Forget My Name
13. Sincerely Me
14. Hit or Miss
15. Truth Of My Youth
16. The Story So Far
17. My Friends Over You
18. I Want to Believe
19. Connect the Dots
20. First Bite
New Found Glory Tour Dates with Alkaline Trio, H2O
10/23 San Francisco, CA Warfield Theatre
10/25 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues
10/26 Los Angeles, CA Club Nokia
10/27 San Diego, CA SOMA
10/28 Tempe, AZ The Marquee
10/30 Dallas, TX House of Blues
10/31 Houston, TX House of Blues
11/1 San Antonio, TX Sunset Station
11/2 New Orleans, LA Voodoo Experience
11/4 Orlando, FL House of Blues
11/5 Atlanta, GA The Buckhead Theatre
11/6 Charlotte, NC The Fillmore
11/7 Silver Spring, MD The Fillmore
11/8 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
11/9 Huntington, NY The Paramount Theatre
11/10 New York, NY Terminal 5
11/12 Boston, MA House of Blues
11/13 Philadelphia, PA The Electric Factory
11/14 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE
11/15 Detroit, MI The Fillmore
11/16 Cincinnati, OH Bogarts
11/17 Chicago, IL Aragon Ballroom
11/19 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
11/20 Lincoln, NE Bourbon Theatre
11/21 Columbia, MO The Blue Note
11/22 Oklahoma City, OK Diamond Ballroom
11/23 Austin, TX Emo¹s
11/25 Tucson, AZ Rialto Theatre
Pop sensation and ever-controversial icon Miley Cyrus tweeted a photo of herself posing in Ice Nine Kills’ “Reefer Fever” shirt on Monday morning, which has caught wind on various media websites. The photo of Cyrus modeling the “Reefer Fever” tank with her signature tongue pose has been re-tweeted over 35,500 times.
Ice Nine Kills vocalist Spencer Charnas comments, “It's cool to know that Miley can get down with the heavy side of the music world too. Twerking and breakdowns could be the next thing haha.”
The shirt Cyrus wears in the photo can be purchased at the band’s MerchNow store: http://bit.ly/VOyXmT
Ice Nine Kills will be headlining the PredaTour this November with Famous Last Words, ERRA, Sirens and Sailors, and Chasing Safety.
11/01 - Rochester, NY @ Water Street Club
11/02 - Lemoyne, PA @ The Champ
11/03 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Gator's
11/04 - Detroit, MI @ Crofoot Pike Room
11/05 - Joliet, IL @ Mojoe's
11/07 - Springfield, MO @ Outland Ballroom
11/08 - San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
11/09 - Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog
11/10 - Dallas, TX @ Sons Of Hermann
11/11 - Houston, TX @ Walters
11/12 - Douglasville, GA @ The Seven Venue
11/13 - Virginia Beach, VA @ Shakas
11/14 - Allentown, PA @ Croc Roc
11/15 - Stanhope, NJ @ Stanhope House
11/16 - New York, NY @ Santos Party House
11/17 - Hartford, CT @ Websters Underground
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