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The daily lineup has been revealed for the upcoming “Bringin’ It Back For The Kids Fest 2: Electric Boogaloo” festival. Taking place at Rocketown in Ft. Lauderdale, FL on October 12th-13th, the following artists are set to perform (note the order was provided alphabetically):

Friday, October 12th:

Destro
Harness
Into The Moat
(reunion)
Knock Em Dead
Know The Score
Low Point
Morning Again
(reunion)
Nebraska Bricks
Remembering Never
Set Free
Sleep Patterns
Strengthen What Remains
Throne Of Rats
Where Fear And Weapons Meet
(reunion)
Xibalba
One To Blame
Homestretch
Nervous Breakdown karaoke

Saturday, October 13th:

Abiotic
Backtrack
Born Low
The Chariot
Fero Lux
Fire and Ice
Float Face Down
For Today
Hundredth
Impending Doom
Lions Lions
Naysayer
Old Habits
Omissions
Out Crowd
Reveal Renew
Texas in July
Thick as Blood
Trapped Under Ice
Turnstile

Further details can be found at this location.

This Or The Apocalypse Debut “Hell Praiser” Music Video

This Or The Apocalypse have debuted the music video for their new single “Hell Praiser“. You can find the David Brodsky (All That Remains, Papa Roach) directed track online via Altpress.com. Today (September 25th) saw the release of the bands new album “Dead Years“. In addition to that, the group have been added to the “Inked Music Tour” with Alesana and more.

Cancer Bats Book East Coast Canadian Tour For February

Cancer Bats will be touring through East Coast Canada in early 2013 with as-yet unannounced support acts. Dates for the trek, christened the “Havin A Fahken Time Tour!“, include:

02/12 Montreal, QC – Tulipe
02/13 Charlottetown, PEI – Hunter’s Ale House
02/14 Moncton, NB – The Manhattan Club
02/15 Sydney, NS – Elks Lodge
02/16 Halifax, NS – The Pavilion
02/17 Fredericton, NB – Nicky Zee’s
02/18 Quebec City, QC – L’Union Commerciale
02/19 Kingston, ON – Mansion

Roadrunner Records To Shutter Signmeto Website

Likely a result of the April shakeup that gutted most of its international and domestic branches; Roadrunner Records will be shutting down their band-driven portal site Signmeto website.

The site had a three year run and saw numerous bands submit their music with the hopes of being signed to Roadrunner Records. At least one such artist to land a deal with the label through the service was Australian outfit Make Them Suffer.

The Sword Stream New Song “Veil Of Isis”, Announce More Dates

A stream of The Sword‘s new song “Veil Of Isis” has went live over at Rollingstone.com. In addition to that, pre-orders for the digital version of the bands new album “Apocryphon” have now went live via iTunes.

According to an official press release:

Apocryphon‘s 15 tracks were mastered specifically for iTunes, ensuring the delivery of the music to listeners with increased audio fidelity more closely replicating what the artists, recording engineers, and producers intended. The digital LP will also include a one-of-a-kind Sword digital “visualizer” that was specifically created for Apocryphon.”

Along with that, the following three shows have been added to the bands fall tour:

10/30 Denton, TX – Rubber Gloves
11/08 Columbus, OH – A&R Bar (replacing 11/08 Indianapolis, IN – The Vogue)
12/17 Dallas, TX – Trees

Tesseract Reveal New Singer, Tease New Single “Nocturne”

TesseracT have revealed Ashe O’Hara as their new singer. You can sample some of his work with the band via the trailer for their new single “Nocturne” below. Meanwhile, the following press release was issued regarding his addition:

“UK Progressive Metal band, TESSERACT, are excited to welcome Ashe O’Hara into the group as their new vocalist. Ashe‘s power, emotion, and diversity will help to continue the distinctive yet ever evolving TESSERACT sound.

Hailing from Northampton originally, Ashe spent his early years singing in many different groups, from choirs to musical theatre, and has more recently worked on a number of ambient/alternative metal projects as well as session work. Ashe currently resides in Hove, East Sussex and is eagerly awaiting the upcoming tour and working on the new album.

Comments Ashe: I have always been an admirer of their work so it’s pretty awesome to be passed such a challenging flame. I am very aware of the anticipation and I am certainly feeling the weight of it; but I am equally excited for what shall be an amazing and shithot experience!

TESSERACT adds, “We realize that the vocalist search seemed like it took a long time, but we wanted to make sure that we found someone who was a perfect fit both on stage and in the studio and Ashe is just that. We very much appreciate the patience and support our fans have shown us and look forward to the next TesseracT chapter.”

The first preview of that chapter, a teaser of the song, “Nocturne“, can be heard here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dx4ucOHgFNM

Nocturne” will be available as a free download and streaming everywhere on October 12th.

“‘Nocturne‘, is one of the most uplifting and exciting pieces of music we have created. It faithfully continues down the same vein of groovy and euphoric progressive soundscapes that we’re known for. Whilst at the same time allowing for the musical evolution that is essential for any band that has a lineup change,” says TESSERACT

TESSERACT also recently picked up the ‘New Blood’ award voted for by readers of PROG magazine at last week’s first ever Progressive Music Awards in their native UK and are preparing to for a small run through the UK and Europe where you will have the chance to meet Ashe, too.”

DevilDriver/Coal Chamber, etc. frontman Dez Fafara has released his new benefit single “Dark Meadowlark” online. The song was recorded to help with the medical costs associated with his sister Kerri‘s ongoing struggle with cancer. You can snag the track now over at Dezfafara.com.

It finds Fafara backed by Greg Weiss (ex-Speak No Evil) alongside Dan Yob and Zac Morris of Last Great Nation.

Mariachi El Bronx Appear On “The Gorburger Show”

Mariachi El Bronx members Matt Caughthran and Jorma Vik‘s appearance on Funny Or Die‘s “The Gorburger Show” can be viewed below. The pair, who are also members of The Bronx, appeared on the second episode of the show. You can also catch the first episode of the series, starring Tegan And Sara, after the break if you so desire.


click here for more footage…

Endwell Rejoined By Former Members For Upcoming Releases

Endwell have retooled their lineup with some returning members for their upcoming releases. The band released both the following update and video outlining their recent activities and future plans:

“In case you don’t have the time or capabilities to watch our video update here the scoop…

1st) We are in the process of writing a one off Special EP w/ The “Consequences” line up that will be out on Mediaskare in the coming months
the lineup for this EP is :

Sean Murphy – Vocals
Danny Pupplo – Guitar
Matt Rogers aka RealBadDTD – Bass (Revenge EP, consequences, Punishment)
Dustin Newcombe - Guitar (consequences)
Andy Zambito – Drums (revenge EP, consequences)

2nd) While were working on the EP we are also hard at work writing the follow up Full Length Album you’ve been waiting for….with that we would like to welcome back our former drummer and 2nd vocalist Mike Kaabe. If you think of the Ep as sort of a prequel to Punishment consider this full length ENDWELL 3.0.

Moving toward the future the new ENDWELL lineup will be:

Sean Murphy - Vocals, Electronics
Danny Pupplo – Guitar, Backing Vocals
Mike Kaabe – Drums, Backing Vocals
Dustin Newcombe – Guitar

(NO, don’t worry, we will never include any ‘dubstep’ in our music)

Mike will once again take on some backing vocals as well as Danny. Matty will be involved with writing in whatever capacity his touring schedule w/ Deez Nuts allows, but he will always be a part of this band as he was there throughout our hardest and most trying times.

Keeping with our recurring theme of progression the album will take a page from ALL of our previous records as well as introduce new styles and techniques in a setting that we couldn’t have imagined creating when we were younger. We’re pulling out all the stops, laying all our cards out on the table and going for the throat.

Thank you for sticking with us. We write music for ourselves but we absolutely love to make our fans happy…more news, updates and demos in the coming weeks!!! Thanks
Sean

I Declare War Announce Immediate Headlining Shows

I Declare War have lined up a handful of headlining dates for the near future. Those stops can be found below:

09/29 Billings, MT – Manny’s
10/01 Minneapolis, MN – Station 4
10/02 Joliet, IL – Mojoes
10/03 Toledo, OH – Frankie’s

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