Blessthefall Prove To Be A Breakout Act From This Summer’s Van’s Warped Tour

A major standout from this summer’s stellar Van’s Warped Tour is Arizona’s
Blessthefall. Their incendiary set, which included their own “wall of death”
mosh pit that drove audiences into a complete frenzy, won over new fans on a
daily basis, leaving them a sweaty, exhausted mess.

Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman recently said, “Blessthefall are one of the
rising stars of this year’s tour. Their crowds increased every single day.”

As the band’s profile skyrocketed over the summer, fans voted them into the
top spot in the Energizer “Demand It” contest in Phoenix, Virginia Beach and
Montreal, earning Blessthefall longer sets in each city. Stalwarts of the
Smartpunk stage, this summer saw the debut of their “Guys Like You Make Us
Look Bad” video, enjoying a solid two-month run on MTV’s “Headbangers Ball”
and Fuse’s “Uranium.”

The Myspace “Featured Artist” in April, the band’s stats have risen through
the roof lately with nearly 1 million plays of their video; their current
friend count is nearly at 105,000 with over 2 million profile views. Indeed
Blessthefall is poised to build on their Warped Tour momentum as they
prepare to hit the road this fall with Escape the Fate, before joining
Silverstein overseas at the end of the year.

Watch Blessthefall’s action-packed, mesmerizing “Wall of Death” video clip

What others are saying about Blessthefall:

“…strangulated, larynx-mincing howls, pulse-quickening guitar leads,
double-bass drumming that sounds like a herd of buffalo stampeding through
your living space-but Blessthefall’s emphasis on real songwriting and tight
hooks give their music a melodic edge.”- Revolver

“Blessthefall come storming out of the Arizona desert…part As I Lay Dying
heaviness, part Underoath accessibility..”- Metal Edge

“An epic wall of sound…”- HM

“…powerful and potent tracks that convey a young band as capable as their
more established counterparts…”- Synthesis


Sept 13 – Pomona, CA @ The Glasshouse
Sept 14 – Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
Sept 15 – Albuquerque, NM @ The Launchpad
Sept 16 – El Paso, TX @ Chic’s
Sept 17 – Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
Sept 18 – Houston, TX @ Meridian Room
Sept 20 – St. Petersburg, FL @ State Theatre
Sept 21 – Miami, FL @ Studio A
Sept 22 – Orlando, FL @ The Social
Sept 24 – Atlanta, GA @ Vinyl
Sept 26 – Buffalo, NY @ The Buffalo Icon
Sept 27 – Hartford, CT @ Webster Theatre
Sept 28 – South Hackensack, NJ @ School of Rock
Sept 29 – Worcester, MA @ Palladium
Sept 30 – Philadelphia, PA Trocadero Upstairs
Oct 1 – New York, NY @ Knitting Factory
Oct 2 – Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
Oct 3 – Columbus, OH @ The Basement
Oct 4 – Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick
Oct 5 – Chicago, IL @ Logan Square Auditorium
Oct 6 – St. Louis, MS @ Creepy Crawl
Oct 8 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
Oct 9 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Avalon Theatre
Oct 14 – Tempe, AZ @ The Clubhouse
Oct 15- San Diego, CA @ Soma
Nov 4 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Saints and Sinners Festival featuring Glassjaw,
Silverstein, Between the Buried and Me, Misery Signals

European tour with Silverstein kicks off November 16.

Drop Dead, Gorgeous’ “Worse Than A Fairy Tale” Debuts At #5 On Billboard’s Heatseekers Chart

SANTA MONICA, CA (August 22, 2007) – Denver-based Drop Dead, Gorgeous are slaying stages and stereos across the land this summer with the intense, frenzied blend of post-hardcore, metal and emo found on their sophomore effort Worse Than a Fairy Tale. Released on August 14th on Suretone Records, the album is a conceptual tour de force detailing a serial killer’s reign of terror in the town of Saylor Lake. The dark, compelling rock opus is slashing its way up the charts this week with a debut on the Billboard Top 200 at #139, with sales in excess of 5000 according to Nielsen SoundScan. Additionally, the album enters the Top 10 of Billboard’s Heatseekers chart at #5.

To enhance their fan’s listening experience, the band has also launched a new website featuring a complex web of interactive, multimedia segments that complement the album and its multifaceted storyline. Log on to for all the graphic and gory details. Worse Than a Fairy Tale was recorded in L.A. with super-producer Ross Robinson (Korn, Slipknot, The Cure), who pulled a razor’s-edge performances from the band to complement the aggressive storyline. The album was mixed by lauded veteran Chris Lord-Alge.

The album is experiencing big sales just as the band is enjoying a high-profile slot on this year’s Vans Warped Tour, where fans are buying hundreds of copies of Worse Than a Fairy Tale per day at the band’s merchandise booth. After the Warped Tour ends on August 25 in Los Angeles, DD,G will appear in nearby Claremont, CA for an in-store performance and CD signing at Rhino Records at 1:00pm on Sunday, August 26. The band will then take a short break before hitting the road once again this fall with Aiden, Still Remains and 1997.

Respected tastemakers Alternative Press magazine named Drop Dead, Gorgeous as one of their “100 Bands You Need To Know In ‘07,” calling the group’s music an “expertly mangled mélange of serrated guitars, blast-beat breakdowns and sharp-tongued sarcasm.” Hordes of fans across the continent obviously agree, as DD,G has played to wildly enthusiastic fans who have singled the band out amid the star-studded Warped Tour. Excitement for the band’s music is equally fervent south of the border as well, as DD,G was mobbed by excited crowds in city after city during their recent headlining tour of Mexico, where they spent hours after each show meeting fans and signing autographs. In Mexico City alone, around 1,000 enthusiastic concertgoers rocked out to the band and sang along with every lyric, with some fans fainting from the heat and others barely kept off the stage by a human barricade of security guards.

The five members of Drop Dead, Gorgeous came together in Denver and quickly signed with Rise Records in September 2005 after being discovered by the label through songs posted on their MySpace and Purevolume Web pages. While half of the band members were still in high school, the prolific group released their debut EP Be Mine, Valentine in early 2006 and their full-length, In Vogue, several months later. Following extensive touring throughout that summer with the likes of Senses Fail, Scars Of Tomorrow, Eighteen Visions, Bullet For My Valentine and others, the group signed with Suretone Records and immediately began work on their sophomore effort, Worse Than a Fairy Tale. For tour updates, streaming music and more, check out: and



22 Selland Arena Fresno, CA
23 Sleep Train Amphitheater Sacramento, CA
24 Coors Amphitheatre San Diego, CA
25 Home Depot Center Los Angeles, CA

26 Rhino Records Claremont, CA *



11 El Corazon Seattle, WA

14 Gothic Theater Denver, CO
15 The Bottleneck Lawrence, KS

16 Creepy Crawl St. Louis, MO
17 Station 4 St. Paul, MN
19 Agora Ballroom Cleveland, OH
20 Metro Chicago, IL
21 St. Andrew’s Hall Detroit, MI

22 Opera House Toronto, OK

23 Buffalo Icon Buffalo, NY
24 Revolution Worcester, MA
27 Highline Ballroom New York, NY
28 The Fillmore at the TLA Philadelphia, PA
30 Tremont Music Hall Charlotte, NC


1 The Masquerade Atlanta, GA

2 The Club at Firestone Orlando, FL
4 Meridian Houston, TX
5 White Rabbit San Antonio, TX
6 The Door Dallas, TX

8 The Clubhouse Music Venue Tempe, AZ
9 El Rey Theatre Los Angeles, CA
10 Soma San Diego, CA
12 Slim’s San Francisco, CA

* In-store signing/performance.

INXS Cancel Taste Of Cleveland Appearance

Following an over-enthusiastic announcement by the venue, it is with regret that INXS can now confirm themselves that the Cleveland show (31 Aug) has been cancelled.

Due to ongoing medical issues with Garry Beers’ hand, the band’s doctor has urged the band to not play more than three shows in a row or risk permanent damage to Garry’s hand.

A full refund is available at the point of purchase.

INXS apologise to their loyal fans and apologise for the disappointment and inconvenience caused.

Radio Rebellion Gets More Harsh And Aggressive In 2007 With Job For A Cowboy And Behemoth Headlining

Hurley and Converse unite to present the 2007 “Radio Rebellion” Tour, a massive, twenty eight city North American trek that will showcase the cream of
the crop of heavy music’s rising stars from points across the globe. Co-headlining the tour will be Glendale, AZ extreme metal unit JOB FOR A COWBOY and
Polish death metal troupe BEHEMOTH.

The highly-anticipated follow up to 2006’s successful package tour of the same name, this year’s planned jaunt sees the “Radio Rebellion” Tour upping the
ante, especially in regards to the ‘heaviness factor’, as the tour will grandstand two of underground metal’s most talked about rising artists in BEHEMOTH
and JOB FOR A COWBOY. Support on the extreme expedition will be provided by highly regarded French band GOJIRA and Canadian technical death metal quartet
BENEATH THE MASSACRE. The tour’s official admat can be viewed at
this location.

JOB FOR A COWBOY, who has seen a meteoric ascent unparalleled in recent metal history, will continue to tour in support of its debut full-length album “GENESIS”.
Referred to as “the most anticipated debut release from a metal band in years”, “GENESIS” debuted at # 54 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart this past May, shifting
nearly 13,000 units in it’s first week of release and joined the initial releases from Stone Sour and Damageplan (which featured members of Slipknot and
Pantera respectively) amongst the highest charting metal debuts to crack Billboard’s Top 200 since SLIPKNOT’s 1999 self-titled album. Additionally. the
band has earned a landslide of recent accolades including being named “Best Underground Band” at the 2007 Metal Hammer “Golden Gods Awards”, one of Total
Guitar’s “Hottest Guitar Bands of 2007”, one of Alternative Press’ 2007 “Bands You Need to Know” and one of Revolver’s “Breakthrough Bands that will be
Kicking Your Ass this Year”.

Ozzfest breakthrough artists BEHEMOTH are extremely proud to be a part of the “Radio Rebellion” tour, which is the perfect follow up to their highly successful
summer run. The tour affords the band the opportunity to perform a longer set in more intimate settings, ultimately providing fans with “the definitive
BEHEMOTH experience”. This is also a chance for the band to perform an array of songs from their highly acclaimed new offering, “The Apostasy”, which debuted
at #149 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. While most bands struggle to evolve and stay vital within the extreme music genre, BEHEMOTH has managed to do so
effortlessly. “The Apostasy” is destined to continue their legacy.

“We’ve toured U.S. ten times during last few years but we almost never had a chance to headline our own shows,” BEHEMOTH main man Nergal states. “These
last few years have been about working our asses off in order to establish our name and build a solid foundation, and now it will finally pay off. It’s
high time for us to come back to North America and show our fans what a Behemoth set with full production can be. I love all the bands that are joining
us as there is a lot of quality and variety on the bill. I’m thrilled to tour with Gojira and Job for a Cowboy is phenomenal! Extremely talented band.
I can’t think of a better company for us. We’re bringing all our lights, a full stage production, and will be delivering at least an hour long set. We’ll
be playing old stuff as well as songs from “The Apostasy”. The Radio Rebellion Tour is going to be massive! See you there my friends!”

On the topic of the tour, JOB FOR A COWBOY founding member Ravi Bhadriraju comments, “To be a part of a tour along side some of the best acts from around
the world is awesome. Behemoth, Gojira and Beneath the Massacre are all from different countries and are all amazing bands. This will be the heaviest tour
of the fall! We’re excited and ready to hit the road yet again. All of you Job for A Cowboy fans can expect a show that will be worth your while. Look

In addition to Hurley and Converse, “Radio Rebellion” 2007 tour sponsors include Revolver Magazine, Smartpunk, Metal Blade Records, Ferret Music and Prosthetic
Records. “Radio Rebellion” Co-Founder Stewart Teggart comments, “We are very excited to launch this year’s ‘Rebellion Tour’. It will be ‘Radio Rebellion’
in the truest sense as we’ve assembled four of the most extreme bands in heavy metal. Each band on the tour this year hail from a different country and
all of them have their own unique way of delivering brutally heavy music. If you are a fan of Metal, this tour is not to be missed! Radio Rebellion will
be the microphone for the youth by delivering what the fans want to see and hear which is why sponsors with a similar frame of mind have been chosen to
help support the tour.”

For additional information on “Radio Rebellion”, please visit the tour’s online domain:

“Showcasing cutting-edge artists who’ve built a massive grassroots fanbase without the help of commercial radio, the Radio Rebellion Tour signifies the
shift in how today’s youth discovers and identifies new music and lifestyle trends through the media and the Internet.” –

(all dates include GOJIRA and BENEATH the MASSACRE)
10/18 Baltimore, MD Ram’s Head Live
10/19 Norfolk, VA NorVa
10/20 Atlanta, GA Masquerade
10/21 Orlando, FL House of Blues
10/22 New Orleans, LA House of Blues
10/23 Houston, TX Meridian
10/24 San Antonio, TX White Rabbit
10/26 Phoenix, AZ Marquee Theatre
10/27 San Diego, CA SOMA
10/28 Los Angeles, CA House of Blues
10/29 San Francisco, CA Slims
10/30 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theater
10/31 Seattle, WA El Corazon
11/02 Denver, CO Gothic Theatre
11/03 Lawrence, KS Granada Theater
11/04 St. Louis, MO Pops
11/06 Minneapolis, MN Station Four
11/07 Chicago, IL House of Blues
11/08 Detroit, MI St. Andrews Hall
11/09 Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Smalls
11/10 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
11/11 Buffalo, NY Infinity
11/12 Toronto, ON Opera House
11/13 Montreal, QC Club Soda
11/15 Poughkeepsie, NY The Chance
11/16 Worcester, MA Palladium
11/17 Philadelphia, PA Trocadero Theatre
11/18 New York, NY Irving Plaza

Alabama Thunderpussy Get The Chance To Tour With Obituary This Fall For A North American Tour

Alabama Thunderpussy have announced updated tour dates with Obituary, Full
Blown Chaos and Hemlock, as part of their fall US tour. The tour will go
through The Allen Theatre in South Gate, CA as well as The White Rabbit in
San Antonio, TX!

Rolling Stone gave Alabama Thunderpussy’s latest album “Open Fire” 3 stars
and said that the band “can shred with the best, often navigating thick
Sabbath-y soup but also noodling lengthy, bluesy solos worth of the Allman
Brothers or tapping out Eddie Van Halen-style excursions.”

Here’s what others had to say about Alabama Thunderpussy:

“100 percent stoner metal thunder” – Kerrang!

“These are tunes you’d want to jam out to while mixing up some moonshine
below the Mason-Dixon line back in the day.” – Outburn

“Excites, motivates, and kicks ass!…Honest emotion coupled with killer
musicianship.damn irresistible.” – Metal Maniacs

Be sure to catch the Richmond metal quintet, as they kick off the tour with
a hometown gig at Toad’s Place with fellow Virginians Lamb of God!!!

Alabama Thunderpussy on tour:

09/02 – Richmond, VA – Toad’s Place w/Lamb Of God, Hatebreed, 3 Inches of


09/07 – Nags Head, NC – The Pit ***A.T.P. only***

09/08 – Charlottesville, VA – Outback Lodge ***A.T.P. only***

Alabama Thunderpussy w/Obituary, Full Blown Chaos, & Hemlock:

09/10 – Raleigh, NC – Volume 11

09/11 – Springfield, VA – Jaxx

09/12 – New York, NY – BB Kings

09/13 – Toronto, ON – the Big Bop

09/15 – Southbridge, MA – ADC Performance Center

09/16 – Williamsville, NY – Fright Fest @ Club Infinity

09/19 – Mt Clemens, MI – the Emerald Theatre

09/20 – Cleveland, OH – Peabody’s

09/21 – Maplewood, MN – The Rock

09/22 – Indianapolis, IN – Indianapolis Metal Fest

09/24 – Colorado Springs, CO – Union Station ***Venue Change***

09/27 – South Gate, CA – The Allen Theatre ***NEW DATE!!***

09/28 – Concord, CA – Bourbon Street

09/29 – San Marcos, CA – the Jumping Turtle

09/30 – Hollywood, CA – Knitting Factory

10/03 – San Antonio, TX – The White Rabbit ***NEW DATE!!***

10/04 – Dallas, TX – Granada Theatre

10/05 – Houston, TX – Meridian

10/06 – New Orleans, LA – the Hangar

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