Doomtree announced Blowout 9 today. Itís a tradition in Minneapolis for it to be cold in December and for Doomtree to hold a Blowout, both of those will continue to happen this year. Blowout 9 will be held December 13th, 14th, and 15th at First Avenue Mainroom.
I guess Escape the Fate and Falling in Reverse are going on tour together next year or something. I think it should be called the "break the fuck up" tour. If you feel like wasting money, the dates are in the replies.
South By So What is right around the corner. I talked briefly with the brains behind the whole thing, Mike Ziemer, to get his take on festivals, the history of this one, and the future ... you can read the short Q&A in the replies.
My first show ever was in March of 2004. I did the show because the agent for an Audio Karate and Tokyo Rose tour needed a show for them in Dallas around SXSW and everything was full. I put them on a community center show I was throwing with local bands. Over the years March became our annual "anniversary" show and eventually turned into what we called South By So What?!. The name originally came from someone I worked with at a company called Buzz Oven who...
In support of their recently released Record Store Day-exclusive EP, Rise Sing Deliver, The Attack have announced a second string of US tour dates with The Misfits. Check out the tour dates and their new Record Store Day tour documentary in the replies.
Hot Water Music will be playing 5 shows in the NorthEast US for the holidays. Torche and O'Brother will be joining as well. Tickets go on sale this Friday, October 18th at 10am and you can find all the dates and details in the replies.
Bouncing Souls have announced the lineup for its annual Home For The Holidays shows Dec. 26th-29th at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ. You can get tickets on the Chunksaah webstore. Details are in the replies.
Ohio's alt-country stalwarts Two Cow Garage have recently concluded their inaugural European tour. Vocalist/songwriter/frontman Micah Schnabel has penned a rather long, albeit entertaining, final summation of the tour. Head to the replies for the entries.
Veara and July have announced a Canadian tour - dates are in the replies. July have posted the first installment of their cover series with Drake's "Hold On, We're Going Home." You can now pre-orderJuly's upcoming LP, What We Signed Up For.