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The Acacia Strain And Middle Class Rut Join 2011 “Vans Warped Tour”

The Acacia Strain and Middle Class Rut are among this weeks additions to the upcoming “Vans Warped Tour“. The latest participants revealed for the annual festival tour include:

The Acacia Strain
Middle Class Rut
Relient K
River City Extension
Stephen Jerzak
There For Tomorrow

Artists already announced for the tour include:

Abandon All Ships
Big D And The Kids Table
Blacklist Royals
Dance Gavin Dance
The Dance Party
The Dangerous Summer
Enter Shikari
Every Avenue
Family Force Five
Foxy Shazam
Go Radio
Grieves & Budo
I Set My Friends On Fire
MC Lars
Miss May I
Of Mice & Men
Set Your Goals
Unwritten Law
The Wonder Years
The Word Alive
We Came As Romans
Winds Of Plague
Woe, Is Me

Folly To Reunite For March/April Shows

Folly will reunite for the following series of shows in March/April:

03/26 Hoboken, NJ – Maxwell’s (feat. Communication Redlight, Eyeswan)
04/01 South Hackensack, NJ – The School Of Rock (feat. Trees Above Mandalay, The Sun The Moon The Stars, The Future Of The Party)
04/02 South Hackensack, NJ – The School Of Rock (feat. The Fire Still Burns, Communication Redlight, Black Kites)
04/08 Stanhope, NJ – The Stanhope House (feat. Jaguar Shark, Control, Man Vs. Wild)
04/09 Stanhope, NJ – The Stanhope House (feat. Communication Redlight, Young American Artists, Goliath)

Times Of Grace Make Live Debut In Baltimore, MD, Footage Available

Times Of Grace (Killswitch Engage, etc.) made their live debut last night, February 01st, at the Quarter in Baltimore, MD. Fan-filmed footage from the show can be found below. The group are currently out on the road as part of their first-ever tour.

Live In Love“:

Where The Spirit Leads Me“:

The Hymn Of A Broken Man“:

Orbs Announce March Tour With Wild Orchid Children

Orbs (Between The Buried And Me, Fear Before, etc.) have lined up the following run of shows with Wild Orchid Children:

03/15 Wichita, KS – Oz Cafe
03/16 Tulsa, OK – The Marquee
03/18 Houston, TX – The Studio (feat. Enter Shikari)
03/20 San Antonio, TX – Korova
03/22 Mesa, AZ – The Underground
03/23 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
03/27 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
03/28 Spokane, WA – The A Club Ballroom
03/30 Boise, ID – The Venue
03/31 Salt Lake City, UT – Club Vegas
04/01 Greeley, CO – The Atlas Theater
04/02 Boulder, CO – Club 156

Cavalera Conspiracy are offering a special LP/CD/DVD bundle through for their new album, “Blunt Force Trauma“. Those who purchase the special bundle through the labels site will receive a limited edition vinyl LP copy of “Blunt Force Trauma” which also features a bonus cover of Black Flag‘s “Six Pack“.

The LP has been limited to a pressing of 500 copies and will be featured in the bundle alongside the CD/DVD Special Edition of the album. “Blunt Force Trauma” is scheduled for a March 29th release date via Roadrunner.

Thursday Premiere New Track “Magnets Caught In A Metal Heart”

Thursday have debuted their new track “Magnets Caught In A Metal Heart” online over at It comes from the bands new album, “No DevoluciĆ³n“, which will see an April 12th release date through Epitaph and run as follows:

01 – “Fast To The End
02 – “No Answers
03 – “A Darker Forest
04 – “Sparks Against The Sun
05 – “Open Quotes
06 – “Past And Future Ruins
07 – “Magnets Caught In A Metal Heart
08 – “Empty Glass
09 – “A Gun In The First Act
10 – “Millimeter
11 – “Turnpike Divides
12 – “Stay True

Chelsea Grinhave backed out of their planned April European dates with Asking Alexandria and Of Mice & Men. A recent tweet from the band reads as follows:

“Unfortunately, beyond our control we won’t be coming to Europe in April with AA anymore. We will announce new Europe dates in summer : (“

In other news, the band have been hard at work on their new album with producer Zeuss (Shadows Fall, Hatebreed) as of late and have posted some initial studio footage from the sessions below. A release early this summer through Artery Recordings is currently expected for the outing.

Tesseract To Release Digital Single Next Week

Tesseract will be releasing a digital single for their song “Nascent” through iTunes on February 08th. In addition to the title track, the effort will also sport an instrumental of “Nascent” as well. In the meantime, the album version of “Nascent” will premiere a few days prior on February 04th-06th on Full Metal Jackie‘s radio program.

Nascent” comes from the bands new album “One“, which is set to arrive in stores on March 22nd through Century Media.