Seattle-based multi-platinum rock band Candlebox has announced its new album, their seventh, Wolves, via Pavement Entertainment. This album is the follow-up to the 2016 album Disappearing In Airports. Lead singer Kevin Martin says, “It comes from where we are as humans right now, and what we’ve become. Yes, there’s beauty in these wolves, but there’s the pack mentality, and that lone wolf mentality on the other side.” also shared a lyric video for the song “My Weakness” and a lyric video as well. Check it out!
The third annual Inkcarceration fest looks stacked Ohio’s premiere summertime rock and metal festivals has landed headliners Limp Bizkit, Weezer, and Blink-182, as well as Papa Roach, Halestorm, Mastodon, Underoath, Hollywood Undead, Steel Panther, Falling in Reverse, Candlebox, Badflower, Atreyu, Static-X , Puddle of Mudd, New Politics, All That Remains, We Came as Romans, The Devil Wears Prada, Emmure, Attila, Stick to Your Guns, New Years Day, Escape the Fate, Cold, Carnifex, The Aquadolls, Band-Maid, Stitched Up Heart, September Mourning, Damn Nation, Paralandra, Along Came a Spider, A Killers Confession, MissYou, Sink the Ship, Dread Engine, Mollo Rilla, Saving Escape, and more. The fest takes place July 10-12, 2020 at the Historic Ohio State Reformatory a.k.a. Shawshank prison, and tickets are available now. Continue reading
Ghost Cult’s Keefy caught up recently with Kevin Martin, the mastermind and leader of long-running rockers Candlebox for an interview. The band was on tour in Europe, supporting the 25th anniversary of their multi-platinum, classic self-titled debut album. The band was also promoting their current album, the excellent Disappearing in Airports. In a candid chat, Kevin looked back at the bands’ history, his memories of the early years of the band, performing at Woodstock `94, the ups and downs of the music industry, making new music, the trajectory of the next Candlebox album, and what the future of Kevin’s music career looks like a few more years down the road. Continue reading
Candlebox celebrated twenty-five years of their acclaimed self-titled debut album in 2018, which helped launch the Maverick Records label (Madonna, Deftones, Alanis Morissette, The Prodigy). In addition to an extensive tour of the USA this year, the band will return to Europe, for their first international run since 2017. Kicking off June 11 in Bristol, UK at Fleece, the routing will feature performances at iconic venues, including King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut in Glasgow on June 16 and Islington Academy in London on June 19th. The band reunited last summer to play their debut album in full twice and will be performing it again in 2019 at select shows. In addition to co-founder and vocalist Kevin Martin, the current band includes a return of Dave Krusin, who also played on Pearl Jam’s iconic Ten album (Epic Records). Continue reading
Athens, Georgia-based rockers Lullwater have shared an amazing cover of Pearl Jam’s ‘Release’. The track s a deep cut off of PJ’s classic debut album Ten (Epic). The video features live footage with Dave Krusen (Pearl Jam, Candlebox) and Kevin Martin (Candlebox), and was recorded at London Bridge Studio in Seattle, WA, where Ten was originally recorded. Engineering and mixing was done by Justin Davis. Continue reading
America’s second biggest rock and metal festival, Rocklahoma, has announced their daily lineups for the 2018 fest. The event takes place in Pryor, OK from May 25th-27th and features A Perfect Circle, The Cult, Stone Temple Pilots, Godsmack, Ghost, Poison, Cheap Trick, Halestorm,I Prevail, Sevendust and many more!Continue reading
1990s hit making rockers Candlebox have released a new music video for their song ‘Supernova’. You can watch the clip below: Continue reading
Matt Halpern, drummer of progressive metallers Periphery is the latest guest on The Jasta Show Podcast, hosted by Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed, Kingdom Of Sorrow, Jasta). They discussed pornography, teaching drum lessons on tour, songwriting, YouTube, Candlebox, Collective Soul, 90s Grunge bands, Sevendust drummer Morgan Rose, Bring Me The Horizon, Halpern, touring in general and music streaming services. Will be part of a second episode in the near future as well.