By Camran Ferrier
At this time of year there is a lot to be thankful for, including 4 new adaptations from some of the most influential musicians within the sphere of rock and roll! Here are some re-releases to catch before the end of the year, which ones are you most looking forward to hearing?
Iron Maiden - The Book Of Souls Live Chapter
The English six-piece are back on November 17th with a live DVD compromising of their set list this past year from touring ‘The Book of Souls’. From the UK to Australia, Steve Harris and Tony Newton produced an amalgamation of different songs being played in different countries to countless fans at different shows, and if you caught their YouTube live stream on November 11th then this should exciting news. They showcase performances from usual headlining shows like ‘Waken’ to shows halfway around the world in Tokyo. For more information then visit their website here!
Green Day - Greatest Hits: God's Favorite Band
November 17th is bringing us another one! Green Day will release their modestly titled album: Greatest Hits: God's Favorite Band featuring 22 songs including 2 new tracks encapsulating the bands 31 years together. They describe this, their twelfth album, as ‘the ultimate playlist’ and if you were born anytime around the 90's then this is your trip down memory lane with this iconic threesome. This will be their second ‘Greatest Hits’ album, which is a rare occurrence for any band but Green Day have been one of the most successful of the last 30 years and can boast such an achievement! Check it out here or find it on all music platforms November 17th!
Dimebag Darrell - Dimevision Vol. 2: Roll With It Or Get Rolled
An ode to one of the most influential guitar players in heavy metal, Dimevision Vol 2: Roll With It Or Get Rolled Over is being released on November 24th via Metal Blade Records showing the life of the legend, Dimebag Darrell. The DVD/CD will comprise of unseen footage as well as 5 unreleased demos from the former Pantera and Damage Plan guitarist, and you can check out the trailer here on the PledgeMusic campaign website to help support the release and check out the online store for some exclusive merch! This is the second installment, with 2006′s Dimevision Vol 1: That’s The Fun I Have being the first chance for fans to have a look into the life of Dimebag off and on the stage- so make sure you catch this latest one on November 24th!
Avenged Sevenfold – The Stage (Deluxe Edition)
How is this for an early Christmas present? Avenged Sevenfold will release a deluxe edition of their album The Stage on December 22nd after a year of touring worldwide. The re-release will feature 6 cover songs and an original song entitled Dose in addition to the initial 11 tracks, coupled with four live performances of songs from their show at the O2 arena in London. The heavy metal giants have been on incredible form recently, touring around the country with Metallica and headlining the Loudwire Music Awards so make sure you get yourself a copy of this latest edition on iTunes! If that isn’t enough, then be sure to check out our contest giveaway and give yourself a chance of winning a signed copy of The Stage!
THis week's Battle Royale
In this week's Headrush TV Battle Royale, Avenged Sevenfold's iconic album City of Evil is going head to head with Bullet For My Valentine's The Poison and Breaking Benjamin's Phobia. Cast your vote above!
Also, don't forget to enter our The Stage World Tour Giveaway! To celebrate Avenged Sevenfold's tour with Breaking Benjamin and Bullet For My Valentine, we are giving fans the chance to win an exclusive autographed album from each band!
By Alexis Arnold
After 23 groundbreaking years, Vans Warped Tour has reached its end.
In an exclusive interview with Billboard , Founder Kevin Lyman revealed that Vans Warped Tour’s 2018 tour will be their last.
“I have been a very lucky person to have traveled across the country and sometimes around the world as one of the founders and producers of the Vans Warped Tour. Today, with many mixed feelings, I am here to announce that next year will be the final, full cross-country run of the Vans Warped Tour. I sit here reflecting on the tour’s incredible history, what the final run means for our community, and look forward to what’s to come as we commemorate the tour’s historic 25th anniversary in 2019,” said Lyman in a statement on their official website.
Image, courtesy of Vans Warped Tour.
Dates for the festival’s last hurrah have already been confirmed. Their final line up? Still being filled, but they’re hopeful whichever bands they choose will make the tour’s final year its best.
“You’re gonna see a big mix of bands I felt really embraced the Warped Tour lifestyle,” Lyman noted. “I don’t want to say a ‘mature’ lineup, but bands that I think could use one more big push of Warped Tour to help further their careers."
In his closing remarks of the official statement, Lyman expressed his gratitude to all that made Warped Tour possible.
“I truly look forward to seeing as many of you as possible during this final cross country run, and getting to thank you for your support on this wild adventure. Until then, take care and be safe.”
You can read the rest of Kevin Lyman’s statement here.
Fans can also begin buying limited edition tickets here.
By Francesco Albanese
Last night in Tulsa City, Oklahoma, Guns N' Roses fans were treated to what seemed to be akin to seeing a unicorn in the wild. As the band prepared to play their final song of the night, "Paradise City," the band welcomed Dave Grohl to the stage to help the in their performance.
Grohl was greeted by a roaring and utterly surprised crowd. Grohl was welcomed with open arms by bassist Duff McKagan and lead guitarist Slash. With powers combined, the group gave fans a performance of the classic song that was a once-in-a-lifetime chance.
Fans were gracious enough to provide video of the performance, which you can watch down below.
What was a decade-long feud between the frontmen has seemed to have finally mended as Grohl and Rose hugged it out after the performance. In 2018, the band will be trekking across Europe for their summer 2018 tour. Check out their website for tour dates.
By Jordan Lindley
The 4-Piece alt rocker group Movements just dropped a new music video for their song "Daylily" off of the band's debut album, Feel Something. What's cool about this video is that the featured woman is a real-life fan of the group named Hannah. With striking visuals, muted colors, and a style that evokes a stop-motion film, this music video paired with the song itself explores how powerful a good day can be to somebody with depression. It's an uplifting perspective on a topic that some may find uncomfortable, and a refreshing take on what some misinformed people would just call "being sad."
Lead singer Patrick Miranda opened up about the process of writing this piece and how his girlfriend was the inspiration. He said, "there would be a lot of bad days, but there would also be good days. She called the good ones her ‘pink cloud days.’ When she was going through another tough time last year I wrote this song for her.”
Movements has seen critical acclaim for their debut album, landing the #2 spot on Billboard’s Top New Artist Chart. If that isn't reason enough to check them out, take this as the official Headrush TV recommendation to take a listen on Feel Something.
If you're in the area, be sure to grab up a ticket or two on their upcoming tour dates:
Nov 14- Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls
Nov 15- Toronto, ON @ Opera House
Nov 16- Buffalo, NY @ Waiting Room
Nov 17- Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
Nov 18- Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews
Nov 19- Columbus, OH @ Skully’s
By Michael Connelly
eMarylin Manson’s music video for his song “KILL4ME,” can be seen below with a guest appearance with your favorite pirate Jack Spar.... I mean Johnny Depp! “KILL4ME” is off of Manson’s latest album Heaven Upside Down which, was released on October 6th . Manson worked with the film composer and producer Tyler Bates to bring us this album.
Manson recruited Juan Alderete from The Mars Volta to replace his former bassist Twiggy Ramirez. The new bassist made his debut at Ozzfest Meets Knotfest in Denver on November 5th. Ramirez was let go after being accused of rape by his former girlfriend.
Earlier this year Manson sufferd an injury in New York on September 30 th , resulting in a broken fibula as well as cancelations for the next two weeks of his tour. He effectively missed his performance at the House of Blues. Hopefully he will make a return after this tour!
By Alexis Arnold
Black Foxxes announce the release of their second studio album REIðI.
REIðI is the follow-up to Black Foxxes’ critically acclaimed debut I’m Not Well and set to release March 16, 2018 via Destroy Records.
Check out their album teaser here.
REIðI also includes artwork created by John Karborn, a London-based artist, filmmaker, and designer.
Pre-orders for REIðI are now live here with art print, special edition vinyl, cassette, and assorted Black Foxxes merch items!
By Vicky Branca
If you were worried about not catching PVRIS this tour, get ready for some exciting news.
The All We Know of Heaven, All We Need of Hell Tour is hitting the UK this month as PVRIS performs in Oslo, Norway today 11/13 and wraps up in London, England on 11/30.
North American fans, fear no more. The band has released over 10 new cities that they’ll be hitting, starting on 2/13 in Atlanta, GA.
PVRIS’ newest album, All We Know of Heaven, All We Need of Hell has been out for a couple months now, and has proven to be a big hit amongst fans.
Now that the band is released more tour dates, where will you see them? Tickets are available on Friday 11/17 (VIP & GA) at 10 AM EST.
Have you seen them this tour already? Are you ready to hit the road for more? Check out the list of cities below.
By Alexis Arnold
Black Moth recently released single “Moonbow” in a unique, psychedelic video. This video, directed by Ben Foley, is Black Moth’s first single off their forthcoming album Anatomical Venus – out February 23 via Candelight Records.
"It is an ode and an offering to the moon herself, in the hope that she will shine her silver blessings on Mothic ventures to follow," says vocalist Harriet Hyde. "Ben Foley's directorial work with us has gone from 'Looner' to 'lunar.' His deft creative touch on 'Moonbow' drags the viewer with us through a psychedelic neon dreamscape – an intoxicating experience of lunar worship."
Anatomical Venus, the band says, is Black Moth’s chance to forge their own musical path. The album's name and central theme, arrived at when Hyde was introduced to the eighteenth century wax models of the female form employed by male surgeons to learn their craft, provides a strong platform for both the artwork and the lyrics, allowing the singer to take command and truly find her voice.
"The 'Anatomical Venus' spoke volumes to me. She embodies the male gaze, a history of men dissecting women in an attempt to understand her, reveal her magic, snuff out her unruly flame, while all the time needing her to be beautiful and aesthetically pleasing to their taste,” said Hyde about the album inspiration. “These models are not simply practical medical models for education – they are fetish objects, women stripped back as far as you can go. But there is a look of defiance in their eyes as if to say, 'Keep looking if you like. I dare you. Peel back my skin and peep behind my ribcage, you won’t find anything unless I choose to tell you.'"
By David McNally
After months of anticipation, Of Mice & Men have announced the release date of their first album since the departure of Austin Carlile. Defy is set to hit store shelves and Spotify playlists January 19, 2018 via Rise Records. This will be the bands first project with Aaron Pauley handling both lead vocals and bass.
The campaign for Defy began today with the band releasing a new single “Warzone” accompanied with a music video. “Warzone” kicks off with a brief techno-esque drumbeat (reminiscent of Nothing More, who Pauley performed with at the 2017 Loudwire Music Awards), then dives right into the depths of Pauley’s intense harsh vocals yelling the verses leading up to, “this is a warzone!”
Staying true to the bands theme of employing a contrast between harsh and standard vocals, the middle eight of the track features a slower tempo with melodic vocals and could also be considered the lone chorus of the track. “Warzone” successfully lays the foundation for one of 2018’s most anxiously awaited rock records.
"We're excited to be debuting the music video for 'Warzone' today, a song from our new album, Defy," said Pauley. "For us, this new album encapsulates and showcases our desire to return to an aggressive, live-oriented sound, and 'Warzone' is one of the heaviest tracks on the album. Because we love releasing new music as often as we can, it only seemed fitting to release it right before our massive EU/UK tour with In Flames and Five Finger Death Punch this Fall/Winter. So turn it up, and bang your head."
Watch “Warzone” below.
DEFY TRACK LISTING:
3. Back to Me
8. How Will You Live
9. On The Inside
11. Forever YDG'n
12. If We Were Ghosts
November 2017 European Tour Dates
Tickets can be purchased here.
Nov. 14 – Hartwall – Helsikni, Finland
Nov. 16 – Scandinavium – Gothernburg, Sweeden
Nov. 17 – Ericsson Globe – Stockholm, Sweeden
Nov. 18 – Spektrum – Olso, Norway
Nov. 20 – Royal Arena – Copenhagen, Denmark
Nov. 21 – Barclaycard Arena – Hamburg, Germany
Nov. 22 – Velodrom Arena – Berlin, Germany
Nov. 24 – König Pilsener Arena – Oberhausen, Germany
Nov. 25 – AJZ Talkschock – Chemnitz, Germany
Nov. 26 – Forum Karlin – Prague, Czech Republic
Nov. 28 – Hallenstadion – Zurich, Switzerland
Nov. 29 – Olympiahalle – München, Germany
Nov. 30 – Gran Teatro Geox – Padova, Italy