AXS TV will be launching an all new original music series Breaking Band on Sunday, January 24, 2015 at 9:30 PM EST. The documentary style series is hosted by Donovan Leitch (of Royal Machines) and features six 30-minute episodes of the country’s most talented emerging acts to be mentored by Mark McGrath (Sugar Ray); chart-topping music artist Belinda Carlisle (The Go-Go’s); rock legend Robin Zander (Cheap Trick); award-winning producer and techno star Moby; master of metal Sebastian Bach (Skid Row); and beloved guitar guru Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction). Breaking Band was filmed at YouTube Space LA, and concert highlights are available on youtube.com/axstvconcerts.
The Complete Episode Schedule is as Follows (All Times Eastern): • Dave Navarro mentors “Andie Case” (Seattle-based band) – Jan. 24 at 9:30 p.m.
Alternative rockers Iration is streaming “Reelin” off of their new album Automatic, out later this year. The band has put together a team of acclaimed collaborators including executive producer David “King David The Future” Manzoor (Lupe Fiasco, R Kelly, Lloyd), Grammy Award-nominated mixer Mark Needham (Imagine Dragons, The Killers, Fleetwood Mac) and engineer Will Brierre (Imagine Dragons, Youngblood Hawk, Chris Isaak). Stream it below.
The band have confirmed a string of upcoming shows:
Apr 29: Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre – Wilmington, NC (with Stick Figure, etc) May 01: Variety Playhouse – Atlanta, GA May 02: Mavericks at the Landing – Jacksonville, FL May 03: Sunfest – West Palm Beach, FL May 05: The Orange Peel – Asheville, NC May 06: Music Farm – Charleston, SC May 08: Big Gueva Festival – Tampa, FL (with Tribal Seeds) May 09: Reggae On the Block – Orlando, FL (with Slighty Stoopid) May 15: Blaze N Glory Festival – San Bernandino, CA May 17: Hangout Beach, Music and Arts Festival – Gulf Shores, AL (with Foo Fighters, etc) May 24: California Roots Music and Arts Festival – Monterey, CA Jun 05: GoPro Mountain Games 5 – Vail, CO (with G. Love and Special Sauce, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe) Jun 27: 3rd Annual Lake Tahoe Reggae Festival – Stateline, NV (with Matisyahu) Jul 17: Mandalay Bay Beach – Las Vegas, NV (with Katchafire) Jul 18: 2015 Toyota Summer Concert Series at Pacific Amphitheatre – Costa Mesa, CA Jul 19: The Texas Showdown Festival – El Paso, TX (with The Offspring, etc) Jul 25: Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre – San Diego, CA (with Katchafire, HIRIE) Aug 07: Outside Lands Festival – San Francisco, CA Aug 09: Summer Meltdown Festival – Darrington, WA Sep 26: Summer Ends 2015 – Tempe, AZ
The Early Bird ticket pre-sale is now underway for the first annual Blaze ‘N’ Glory Festival delivered by Pat’s Legacy on Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16 at the San Manuel Amphitheater Festival Grounds in San Bernardino, CA. A limited number of discounted General Admission and VIP tickets are available while supplies last here.
The current Blaze ‘N’ Glory lineup is as follows (artists and performance dates subject to change):
Friday, May 15:
Iration Method Man Redman Collie Buddz Tribal Seeds Stick Figure Ballyhoo and more
Saturday May 16:
Slightly Stoopid Rebelution Pepper Body Count The Green Twiztid Kottonmouth Kings Hirie and more
Festival doors open at 3:00 PM each day, with the event ending at 11:00 PM.