English metalcore veterans While She Sleeps announce headline show at Alexandra Palace on 23rd September 2023
While She Sleeps revealed to a rapt audience at Alexandra Palace, whilst supporting Parkway Drive on Friday night, that they'd be headlining the very same venue in just under a year's time on 23rd September 2023. At the culmination of the electrifying set, the band's crew rolled out a handmade announcement banner, to an uproarious response. Tickets for the unmissable evening will be on sale this Friday at 10am.
"We’re gunna be a bunch of fucking punx in a palace haha," say While She Sleeps of the event. "This show will be the embodiment of our entire life’s work. Prepare for the biggest Sleeps show imaginable. It’s time for us to take that leap & we’ve never been more ready. For us, headlining our first arena-sized venue is proof that if we can do this, YOU the people have the potential to do anything. We’re here to make our stamp on history, not wait around for permission."
While She Sleeps released a special expanded edition of latest album ‘Sleeps Society’ via Search & Destroy / Spinefarm earlier this year, which included blistering new track 'Eye To Eye', for which the band self-produced and directed the most epic of cinematic music videos.
The original version of ‘Sleeps Society’ was released in April 2021, to critical and fan acclaim. The band chose a non-chart-eligible retailer local to them to push the album, which racked up first week numbers that would have landed them in the Official Charts Top Ten. Co-produced by While She Sleeps guitarist Sean Long and long-time collaborator Carl Bown, ‘Sleeps Society’ was nominated for Best Production at this year’s Heavy Music Awards with the band also nominated in Best Live Artist and Best UK Artist categories, and ultimately winning the inaugural "Innovation" award for their trail-blazing fan-oriented society itself. The album’s single ‘Nervous’, which features Simon Neil of Biffy Clyro on guest vocals, reached the BBC Radio 1 Playlist, provoking discussion around mental health struggles and coping strategies, drawing upon Sean Long’s own experiences with anxiety.
While She Sleeps have been flexing their profound live prowess worldwide this year, appearing at a plethora of European festivals including Hellfest, Graspop and Hurricane & Southside. They also supported Wage War in North America, as well as headlining Australia over the summer and currently touring Europe and the UK with Parkway Drive.
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Metal Blade Records 40th Anniversary Show October 5
House of Blues - 3950 South Las Vegas Boulevard - Las Vegas, NV
Doors 6:30 PM - Show 7:30 PM
All Ages Welcome
Tickets $35 & up
Tickets Available: HERE
Metal Blade Records founder, Brian Slagel says:-
"As our 40th anniversary year winds down, we are super excited for our big celebration blowout! I hope you all can come party with us in Las Vegas on October 5th with our friends in Killswitch Engage, Fit For An Autopsy and Visigoth. This is the big celebration of Metal Blade, hope to see you all there!!"
Killswitch Engage are the headline act taking over the House of Blues in Las Vegas, NV in celebration of Metal Blade Records 40th Anniversary with support coming from Fit for an Autopsy and Visigoth. The show is set to take place on Wednesday, October 5 and marks the third and final concert commemorating Metal Blade Records momentous anniversary.
American experimental deathcore outfit The Browning announce Stateside Summer 2022 headline tour dates
The Browning have announced their Summer 2022 headline tour. "The End of Existence Tour Part One" kicks off July 7 in Houston and runs through July 17 in Des Moines. All dates are below. Special guest Young Medicine will appear. Get tickets here.
The band's latest album End of Existence is out now.
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THE BROWNING ON TOUR WITH YOUNG MEDICINE:
End of Existence was written, performed, recorded, engineered and mixed by The Browning's impresario Jonny McBee. It's 12 tracks of detuned guitars, electronic nuances, and vocal gut punches. McBee has labelled the music "doomy, dystopian, and apocalyptic." He pulls back the curtain a bit about his inspiration sources, saying, "Early on, I knew I was going to write the heaviest Browning body of work there was. I needed a theme to fit the heaviness and darkness of the music though. Since I was really happy in my personal life, it had to have a fictional plot. For me, this was about creating a universe."
The global COVID-19 pandemic tabled the band's touring plans so McBee focused on his next creative and personal chapters. He built a tiny house for his wife and new-born daughter and cooked up End of Existence at home. Over the course of the ensuing year, he took advantage of the extra time to perfect it, playing every instrument, and producing. He effectively bottled the band's signature live intensity in the studio and on End of Existence.
Swiss-Serbian Gothic Metallers Evolucija are thrilled to announce that they will co-headline, alongside KBO, the "Rock Night in Trstenik" open-air festival, taking place on June 28th in Serbia! Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/332398714106551/
Next EVOLUCIJA festivals:
June 28th - Rock Night in Trstenik - Serbia
July 5th - Goat Hell Metal Fest - Pula, Croatia
More shows TBA.
Swiss-Serbian Evolucija was formed in 2007 in Switzerland by Dragisa Marinjes. In the same year the debut album “Baklja slobode” came out on Tioli Records. For the German film “Die Templerherren” Dragisa composed the official soundtrack “Pale Rider”. In 2012 Dragisa and Swiss Frontwoman Ilana moved to Serbia. Their second album “Igra Pocinje” was released in 2016 again on Tioli Records. The first album in English “Hunt” came out on March 30th, 2018, on Pure Steel Records. The German Cute & Dangerous Magazine rewarded the band with the Innocent Award for the album, becoming then the winner of “Album of the Year”. Highlights of Evolucija are Montreux Jazz Festival (CH), Karneval Vrnjacka Banja (SRB), Beer Fest Belgrade (SRB), BARF Festival Belgrade (SRB) and Swiss Metal Attack Z7 Prattlen (CH). The band is currently working on new album, more information will be revealed soon.
Bury Tomorrow have today announced their first UK headline tour in support of their forthcoming 'Black Flame' album, out July 13th on Music For Nations.
Speaking of the tour, frontman Daniel Winter-Bates says:-
"This is without a doubt the biggest tour our band has ever done. It's a celebration of where we’ve come from and where we are headed. Black Flame is the album we have always wanted to make and there is no better place to hear it than on this tour. We are absolutely honoured to be taking out 36 Crazyfists, a band that inspired us from the very beginning, showing that true metalcore is still alive and well. Cane Hill are also on board to add the crushing power to a stacked line up!"
The band will play the following venues in December, with support from special guests 36 Crazyfists, Cane Hill and more to be announced:-
11: BRISTOL SWX
12: BIRMINGHAM o2 INSTITUTE
13: GLASGOW GARAGE
14: MANCHESTER o2 RITZ
15: LONDON o2 FORUM KENTISH TOWN
Artist pre-sale from June 13th to all who pre-order or have already pre-ordered 'Black Flame' at:
Tickets on general sale from 10am on June 15th, at:
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