Dumb and Dumbest Episode #328: More on Why CD’s Matter!

CDs: a topic so nice, we covered it twice. Hear Matt and Curtis go deeper on why CD’s are great! Dumb and Dumbest Episode #328 is streaming now and it’s all about More on Why CD’s Matter! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading

The Pretty Reckless Books New Tour Dates, Updates Fans on New Album Progress

The Pretty Reckless is back! The band led by Taylor Momsen has booked a new headline tour, their first since 2017. Starting May 5th, the group canvases North America, performing in intimate venues in major cities such as New York, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, and more. American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public in select markets beginning Wednesday, February 19 at 10am local time through Thursday, February 20 at 10pm local time. The general on-sale is set for Friday, February 21 at 10am local time. The band will also appear at all of the major Spring festivals, including Welcome to Rockville, Sonic Temple, and Rocklahoma, sharing stages with Metallica, Deftones, and more. Continue reading

Nightwish Announces Mini North American Tour

 

Symphonic metal masters Nightwish have announced their return to North America, with a short run of dates next September. The four shows announced include stops in Toronto at Meridian Hall, two at the Hollywood Palladium and ending in New York at Terminal Five. These will be the first shows here following the release of their highly anticipated first new album in five years, Human. :II: Nature., due out via their long-time label Nuclear Blast Records on April 10th. Continue reading

Spirit Adrift Signs with Century Media Records (non-USA), New Tour Incoming

Stoner Doom legends in the making Spirit Adrift have announced their signing with Century Media Records outside North America, while 20 Buck Spin handling the domestic release. The bands acclaimed 2019 released Divided By Darkness (review here) released via 20 Buck Spin, who also issued their debut Curse of Conception. Continue reading

New Years Day Drops a New Lyric Video, European Tour Starts This Week

Metalcore band New Years Day has released a brand new lyric video for their song ‘Skeletons’ from their latest record Unbreakable, out now via Century Media Records. Led by dynamic frontwoman Ash Costello, the band is kicking off their new European tour this week, with direct support coming from Lowlives. Watch the clip now. Continue reading

BlackLab Shared New Video for ‘Insanity’, New Album Due Out this Spring

Witchy Japanese Doom band BlackLab will release a new album this spring, Abyss, due out May 8th via New Heavy Sounds. You can catch them at their first show ever outside of Japan at Desertfest London! The group has shared a new video for their new single ‘Insanity’, and you can watch it right now!

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Sepultura Books Two Headline UK Tour Dates Around Download and Sunstroke Fests

Sepultura has just released their killer new album Quadra, via Nuclear Blast. Read our review here. Now as part of their Quadra world-tour, the band has booked two more shows in the UK this summer, surrounding their dates at Download Festival and Sunstroke Fest.

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