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Ghost Cult Magazine and Shattered Sun have teamed up to bring you an awesome contest celebrating the release of the bands’ new album and Victory Records début Hope Within Hatred, out this week. They band is currently turning heads in the opening slot on the “Dark Roots of Thrash II” featuring Bay Area Thrash Metal legends Testament and Exodus. Shattered Sun plays a blend of balls out modern thrash, influenced by the greats, but with a lot of modern grit and originality in their song style that makes them a band to watch. Following their current tour, they can be seen all summer on The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival.

To win an awesome prize pack of epic Shattered Sun merch, simply share a picture you have snapped of the band on tour with your Instagram, tag the band, Victory Records and Ghost Cult’s Instagram accounts and add the hashtag #HopeWithinHatred. Live shots of the band, pictures of you with the band or your Shattered Sun album or shirts are also cool! Get creative, regram (a lot) and you could win!*

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#HopeWithinTheHatred

 

*One grand-prize winner will be chose at random. Entrants must live in the continental United States. Contest ends Friday May 10th at 5 PM EST.


the bloodline

The Bloodline will be supporting Ill Nino and Kittie on these select dates on the Civil Unrest Tour.

Jun 06: Skyway Theatre – Minneapolis, MN
Jun 07: Mojoes – Joliet, IL
Jun 08: Q&Z Expo Center – Ringle, WI
Jun 09: Emerson Theater – Indianapolis, IN
Jun 10: Spicoli’s (Reverb) – Waterloo, IA
Jun 11: Cheers Pub – South Bend, IN
Jun 12: The Music Factory – Battle Creek, MI

slash  myles and coconspirators 2015

Tune in Thursday, May 7, 2015 to watch American rock guitarist, songwriter and film producer Slash on CBS This Morning Live on CBS-TV at 8:30 AM EST/PST (PST is tape delayed) for an interview and special announcement. Online, viewers can also tune-in live to watch the interview on CBSN, CBS News’ interactive streaming site here.

Slash is currently in the midst of a US headlining tour, and will be playing at Terminal 5 in New York City Thursday evening.

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stephen perkins rock against ms

Stephen Perkins of Jane’s Addiction has donated personal sessions/lessons with him at the Foo Fighter’s 606 Studios in Northridge, CA as a charity bid for the Rock Against MS Foundation.

Here is what you will bid on: PRIVATE 2 HR DRUM LESSON WITH STEPHEN PERKINS (JANE’S ADDICTION) AT THE FOO FIGHTERS PRIVATE STUDIO – THE FAMOUS 606 STUDIOS – AND YOU GET YOUR LESSON RECORDED BY FOO FIGHTER ENGINEER – THE AMAZING JOHN “LOU” LOUSTEAU – Plus other cool stuff!! IN BENEFIT OF THE ROCK AGAINST MS FOUNDATION!

BID HERE.

enabler by demons denied

Ohio-based hardcore/metallers Enabler is releasing a limited edition seven inch/digital single By Demons Denied on June 2, 2015 via Century Media Records. It includes an extended version of the song off of their upcoming debut full length Fail to Feel Safe, along with twp exclusive b-sides – “The Flame” and “Some Things Are Worth Living For.”

They will be touring North America with Meek Is Murder in June.

May 28: Camden Unicorn – London (UK) (w/ Leng Tch’e)
May 29: Motion – Bristol (UK) (Temples Fest w/ Converge, Pig Destroyer, Nails, Weedeater)

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ENABLER tour dates with MEEK IS MURDER
Jun 01: Snapper Magee’s – Torrington, CT
Jun 02: Dusk – Providence, RI
Jun 03: O’Briens – Allston, MA
Jun 04: La Source Martinière – Quebec City, QC
Jun 05: Turbo Haus – Montreal, QC
Jun 06: 612 Gladstone – Ottawa, ON
Jun 07: Coalition – Toronto, ON
Jun 08: The Sanctuary – Detroit, MI
Jun 09: Dragonfly Lounge – Madison, WI
Jun 10: Livewire – Chicago, IL
Jun 11: Spacebar – Columbus, OH
Jun 12: Gallery 5 – Richmond, VA
Jun 13: Backroom Studios – Rockaway, NJ
Jun 14: The Acheron – Brooklyn, NY

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santa cruz pic

Santa Cruz is streaming their new music video for “My Remedy,” off of their newly released self titled album, out now via Spinefarm, below. They will be touring with Amaranthe across North America.

May 12: Virgin Mobile Theater – Montreal, QC
May 13: Gramercy Theater – New York, NY
May 14: Rams Head Live – Baltimore, MD
May 15: The Palladium – Worcester, MA
May 16: The Trocadero – Philadelphia, PA
May 17: Rock on the Range – Columbus, OH
May 20: Mojoes – Joliet, IL
May 21: Mill City Nights – Minneapolis, MN
May 23: Republik – Calgary, AB
May 24: Starlite Room – Edmonton, AB
May 26: Rickshaw Theater – Vancouver, BC
May 27: Studio Seven – Seattle, WA
May 29: Bluebird Theater – Denver, CO
May 31: Vinyl – Las Vegas, NV
Jun 02: The Regency Ballroom – San Francisco, CA
Jun 03: Club Nokia – Los Angeles, CA

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leave the living

Red Deer, AB groove metallers Leave The Living have posted a live clip of the band performing “Let Go,” “Pacificist,” “Manifesto,” and “Word of a Whore” during their recent show at Dicken’s Pub in Calgary, AB. The songs are off of their new album Pacifist, out now. The band also have upcoming live dates posted below.

Jun 13: Farmageddon Open Air  – Ryley, AB
Aug 02: Loud As Hell Fest – Drumheller, AB

Track Listing: Leave The Living – Pacifist
01: Let Go (2:28)
02: Pacifist (2:59)
03: Manifesto (4:08)
04: Word of a Whore (3:49)
05: Open Sea (1:57)
06: Undone (3:07)
07: Poison Pen (3:06)
08: Sink or Swim (5:24)
09: Farewell (2:41)
Album Length: 29:44

Leave The Living on Twitter

planes mistaken for stars

Planes Mistaken For Stars will be reuniting for a summer tour behind the upcoming reissue of their Mercy album which was remastered by Brad Boatright, out via Deathwish Inc on July 14, 2015. Reports of new music has also been circulating but no further information is available at this time.

Jul 15: The Sanctuary – Detroit, MI
Jul 16: Howlers – Pittsburgh, PA
Jul 17: Boot & Saddle – Philadelphia, PA
Jul 18: Asbury Lanes – Asbury Park, NJ
Jul 19: St. Vitus – Brooklyn, NY
Jul 21: Middle East upstairs – Cambridge, MA
Jul 22: DC9 – Washington DC
Jul 23: Strange Matter – Richmond, VA
Jul 24: TBA – TBA
Jul 25: TBA – TBA
Jul 26: The Atlantic – Gainesville, FL
Jul 27: Nobbys – St. Augustine, FL
Jul 28: The Earl – Atlanta, GA
Jul 30: North Side Yacht Club – Cincinnati, OH
Jul 31: Fizz – Chicago, IL

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