Metal

The Devil Wears Prada ‘Dead Throne’ is an Ambush of Sound – Album Review

By fusing the finest elements of American metal-core and European melodic metal, Dayton, Ohio’s the Devil Wears Prada are living the heavy music dream: delivering metal with a slight facelift to the next generation of headbangers. To do this, the guys have depended on pieces with real substance, not a manufactured, glossy image or facade. On the band’s latest exertion, Dead Throne (out Sept. 13), they continue with their distinct songwriting and tactful balance between melody and aggressiveness from the onset, with fast-paced, ear-bleeding openers “Dead Throne” and “Untidaled.”
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Blindside Kick Off North American ‘Shivering Hearts Tour 2011’

Stockholm, Sweden-based metal band Blindside have always brought together the polar opposites of brooding, dark musical textures and cathartic, hope-filled lyrics, and the band continues that trend with their latest single, “Our Love Saves Us,” and the just-released music video. Watch the video and find tour dates, here.
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The Devil Wears Prada Prepares for ‘Dead Throne Tour’

Christian metal-core band the Devil Wears Prada just wrapped up a killer stint on the 2011 Vans Warped Tour, and now they’re taking that momentum and setting off on a headlining jaunt, the “Dead Throne Tour: North American 2011.” The 37-date tour begins Nov. 3 in Milwaukee, Wis., and runs through Dec. 18 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Regarding tour-mates, heavy bands Whitechapel, Enter Shikari and For Today will open on all dates.
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Texas in July ‘Thrilled’ to Sign European Record Deal

Congratulations are in order for rising metal-core band, Texas in July. The Pennsylvania guys have announced a new record deal with Nuclear Blast Records for all European territories, adding to their current North American arrangement with Equal Vision Records.
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Times of Grace Singer: ‘Live in Love’ is About ‘Compassion and Hope’

Times of Grace released their new music video for the song, “Live in Love,” and the video supports the “Rise Above Foundation,” a non-profit organization that benefits foster children living in Massachusetts.
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Posted 26 Aug 2011 | Metal, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments

August Burns Red Want Fans to Create Their Own Baseball Cards

Metal-core isn’t known for being a warm and fuzzy genre, but the guys of August Burns Red certainly have a knack for bringing an amusing, down home feel to their art. The band recently launched an online feature that allows fans to create their own virtual August Burns Red baseball cards, complete with a personalized photo, name and position.
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P.O.D., Papa Roach Talk Rock Allegiance Tour: ‘The Guys Have Fire’

Hitting up the Rock Allegiance Tour this fall? Take this advice from Papa Roach frontman Jacoby Shaddix: “For fans that are coming out to the show, I tell them to come out early, because it’s going to be awesome, and stoke in all the music.”
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Posted 24 Aug 2011 | Metal, Music, Rock, Rock News | 0 Comments
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