WATCH THE VIDEO FOR "FADING AWAY" HERE
Blackened hardcore act Bright End has released a new album called "Distance" via Indelirium Records. About the new album the band says: “'Distance' draws the mark of the falling. 'Distance' is the space between aimless strain and rebirth. Only scars show the sign of change on your skin. 'Distance' is an image of us.”.
The first video by Italian hard 'n' heavy all-female band The Phoenix, “Party Hard”, is now available above; click the video. The video was realized by VMultimedia; the song is taken from the band's debut EP “My Turn To Deal”, released through Demon Doll Records on February 2nd, 2016 and promoted by Atomic Stuff.
Depeche Mode, one of modern music’s most influential artists, announced yesterday at a special event in Milan that they will be embarking on a world tour in May 2017 to support their new studio album, Spirit, due to be released in early 2017. Following the release of the album, the Global Spirit Tour will provide lifelong fans and new fans alike with an opportunity to see the band’s ground-breaking and intensely emotive shows.
The first leg of the Global Spirit Tour will see Dave Gahan, Martin Gore and Andy Fletcher play to more than 1.5 million fans in 32 cities in 21 countries across Europe. The tour starts at Stockholm’s Friends Arena on May 5th 2017, and the band will play fan-favourite venues including Paris’ Stade de France, San Siro in Milan, and Berlin’s Olympiastadion. Additional tour stops include new stadiums for the band such as London Stadium on June 3rd 2017, Otkritie Arena in Moscow, and Veltins-Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The European leg ends on July 23rd with a final stadium show in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Please see overleaf for full tour routing and information.
Depeche Mode play:
Sat 3rd June 2017 LONDON, London Stadium
Tickets are priced at £70, £60, £55, £40 and go on general sale
Friday 14th October 2016 at 9AM.
Spirit will be the musical pioneers’ 14th studio album and the follow-up to 2013’s critically acclaimed Delta Machine, which reached a top five chart position in 26 countries and the number one position in 12 countries. Spirit is being produced by James Ford, founding member of the band Simian Mobile Disco, whose recent production work includes albums by Florence and the Machine and Arctic Monkeys. Spirit will be released in early 2017 via Columbia Records worldwide.
Speaking in Milan, Dave Gahan commented, “We’re exceptionally proud of Spirit’s sound and energy, and we’re excited to get back on tour to share it with our fans around the world.”
Following the European tour dates in Summer 2017, the Global Spirit Tour will continue with shows in North and South America. The Global Spirit Tour will be the band’s 18th tour and will mark their first live performances in over three years. The band’s last tour, the Delta Machine Tour, played to over 2.5 million fans at sold-out shows across Europe and North America and was one of 2013’s largest and best selling tours. On the Global Spirit Tour the band will continue their charity partnership with Swiss watch maker Hublot, raising money and awareness for Charity: Water toward their mission of providing safe drinking water to everyone in the world.
Having sold over 100 million records and played live to more than 30 million fans worldwide, Depeche Mode refuse to become complacent, with innumerable artists citing them as inspirations and critics celebrating them as “still blazing trails” and “becoming more and more significant as time passes”. Spirit and the Global Spirit Tour are poised to continue this history of musical innovation and the band’s critical and commercial success.
The Global Spirit Tour – Summer 2017 European Tour Dates
May 5 Stockholm, Sweden Friends Arena
May 7 Amsterdam, Netherlands Ziggo Dome
May 9 Antwerp, Belgium Sportpaleis
May 12 Nice, France Stade Charles-Ehrmann
May 14 Ljubljana, Slovenia Dvorana Stožice
May 17 Athens, Greece Terra Vibe Park
May 20 Bratislava, Slovakia Štadión Pasienky
May 22 Budapest, Hungary Groupama Aréna
May 24 Prague, Czech Republic Eden Aréna
May 27 Leipzig, Germany Festwiese
May 29 Lille, France Stade Pierre-Mauroy
May 31 Copenhagen, Denmark Telia Parken
June 3 London, United Kingdom London Stadium
June 5 Cologne, Germany RheinEnergieStadion
June 9 Munich, Germany Olympiastadion
June 11 Hannover, Germany HDI Arena
June 18 Zurich, Switzerland Letzigrund Stadion
June 20 Frankfurt, Germany Commerzbank-Arena
June 22 Berlin, Germany Olympiastadion
June 25 Rome, Italy Stadio Olimpico
June 27 Milan, Italy Stadio San Siro
June 29 Bologna, Italy Stadio Rentao Dall’Ara
July 1 Paris, France Stade de France
July 4 Gelsenkirchen, Germany Veltins-Arena
July 6 Bilbao, Spain BBK Live Festival
July 8 Lisbon, Portugal NOS Alive Festival
July 13 St. Petersburg, Russia SKK
July 15 Moscow, Russia Otkritie Arena
July 17 Minsk, Belarus Minsk-Arena
July 19 Kiev, Ukraine Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex
July 21 Warsaw, Poland PGE Narodowy
July 23 Cluj-Napoca, Romania Cluj Arena
Italian dark rockers The Mugshots are set to release their new effort "Something Weird" in October via Black Widow Records, celebrating the band's XV anniversary. Today the band has unveiled the album cover art (above) which was designed by Enzo Rizzi.
Black Widow Records and The Mugshots are pleased to disclose the cover of “Something Weird”, to be released next October. The album, produced by Freddy Delirio (Death SS, H.A.R.E.M.) will be featuring Matt Malley (ex-Counting Crows) and Tony Dolan (Venom Inc.) among others. The band's portrait is a drawing by renowned Enzo Rizzi, the Italian comic author whose Rock & Metal comic books have been sold-out more than once. The other drawings in the booklet are done by Stefano Alghisi (creator of Jim Morrison's comic bio “Morrison Hotel”) whose drawings have been included in the Italian edition of “Journey To The Centre Of The Cramps” by Dick Porter.
Watch the 15 minutes studio report here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROuhOMDLIGw
An extra value to “Something Weird” is added by the presence of an all-star team of guest stars:
- Matt Malley (Oscar/Grammy nominated Counting Crows founding member)
- Tony “Demolition Man” Dolan (Venom Inc., Atomkraft)
- Mike Browning (Nocturnus AD)
-Steve Sylvester (Death SS)
- Freddy Delirio (Death SS, H.A.R.EM.)
- Martin Grice (Delirium)
-Manuel Merigo (In.Si.Dia)
- Ain Soph Aour (Necromass)
- Andrea Calzoni (Psycho Praxis)
- Enrico Ruggeri
“Something Weird” will be available in the following formats: regular edition LP, limited edition LP, digipack CD, digital.
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