FINALLY OUT OF THE EMBERS
DAVEY SUICIDE BRINGS US “MADE FROM FIRE”
Album - “Made From Fire”
Band Members: Davey Suicide * Drayven Davidson * Needlz * Niko Gemini * Derek Obscura
1. Resurrection (intro) - Several seconds setting the stage, center for what is about to go down in the next 13 songs!
2. Rise Above - gawd damn! Immediate shock to the central nervous system!! Fast. Nice chorus. Full of emotional piss that’s sprayed all over the crowd and at home through the speakers in your boom box. Y’all, let’s bounce!!
3. Dancing with the Reaper - It’s a kinda like going back in time to the eighties. When industrial metal was being birthed. There is a simplicity to the rhythm that only makes you feel like you’re complex. Kinda like riding a tilt-a-whirl that just spun your ass straight into the 4th Layer of Deviance. Sexy and devilishly makes you want to indulge in your favorite D.O.C. till the sun comes up or the cocaine birds start calling your name from outside the window.
4. No Angel - Awwww...Really?? Come on!! There is an angelic melody that teases us in this song from the jump. So, is this a ballad that only a devilish, evil little bastard can understand? Or is it to only able to be heard by the angel sent to save him?? Killer bridge to the solo. Another stellar guitar solo and perfectly played and placed. Falls well into the mix.
5. Too Many Freaks - (featuring Twiztid) - Ahh hell y’all! Here comes the carnie barker and some electric plinks and pauses and gut punches. With an air of oddity you just wanna look around for Pinhead or the bearded lady or the Werewolf family! Love the vocal emphasis and cadence the vocals bring to this song. Not to offend, but it’s very Manson-y, but with a bit more grit and with the authenticity cree-pee factor, ya dig? Not to mention, in rolls Twiztid to the center ring like a crazy demonic ringmaster from the rap metal underworld. Bring that freak bitches! Sign me up right now!! I'll join the show! Watch me!
6. Torture Me - Am I in a dungeon? Cuz the deep tones of this track make me feel like I’m going through the chambers, guided by the deep bass notes and will follow the lines on the sheet music. The chunk-a-chunga of a guitar is what makes my ears happy about this song. I do want to go follow the rabbit but I'm afraid he would explode at the 2-minute 16 second mark!!! HOLY MOLY!! But I’ll take that grind...come on seduce me!!
7. Anti-System Revolution - power “pow-pow”’s of the drums which is really catchy and guard those that have angst, cautiously with the glow of instruments - like glow worms in a dark cave that make you have a teeny ounce of hope in getting the hell out of there!! Lyrically fun to sing and the guitar solo sliced right in there with no-lube-needed-effort!
8. Paralyzed - (featuring William Control) - That first vocal drips out all slow, like honey on toast. As a hidden melody Reigns King while the orchestral movements (like in the darkness) entice the listener to either run or lie down and be still... But William busts in low and hypnotic like a pulsing surge covering the song with perfection over rippling water. You can just hear it and feel it!
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9. No Place Like Hell - I’m reminded of a factory and the only job is making terrible, torturous devices or some kind of sadistic machinery, making little impish creatures that could fuck you up or not. Then you have the surprising subtle, positive messages “gotta bleed to feel alive” or “you gotta fall to get a grip” and those plays on words hiding that they’re really punches of group therapy. Learning is what will keep you from going there or get you out of going back.
10. Devil's Night - I wish I could play the guitar and sway back and forth like players do on stage. I want this song to play the sequel or the remake to The Lost Boys. There is that guitar riff busting into the core of the song that just gives you a rebellious burst of air, just like when that cold air hits a cat’s ass going outside for the first time in winter. Wait - another guitar solo who is this fucker?? He is rad AF!! Fist punch with your leather fingerless gloves, hell yes!
11. Take the Pain Away - I like the metal base the song acts as the catalyst to charge up what everyone’s brain wants; to stop or to make it go away. And what? Again another guitar solo that is brief but very poignant. Does music do this for you Davey? Because It does for me! Werrrd...
12. The Chemical in You - Very nice trill on the guitar at the beginning. Somewhat haunting feel...Wait, am I in a haunted house? Nope I'm immersed in the fantasy of Mr. Suicide, of sorts Pretties - and it does translate well to my ears and my imagination! I see this song being hella sexy. And that bass line is ridiculously hot. PS: I love it when bands spell out words because I don't always know what they're saying until I pay attention and spell out the word. But look, man this is a hefty dose of industrial grooves, now! I dig it!
13. Made from Fire - Just as a title track should be; the chords in the song - wowzers!!! They are unexpected and are just BALLZ! Genre worthy, Davey Suicide fronts these elements, drags them out into the ring, kicks their asses til they’re current and oh so relevant. Throw some mixes in that are downright freaking scary. Oh and hey, gotta mention the chant of Davey Suicide’s spin on “the roof is on fire”! Cheers for bringing it back with a little change up! “ let the mother fucker burn...BURN!!!” Y’all are gonna want to scream that LOUD AF!!!
14. End of the War - Totally a finale tune with a to be continued essence to it. I hear bits of ghostly Trent Reznor-like tones that echo a gorgeous mix of an immortal calling. The guitars are begging the listener to remain conscious. What’s rad AF is, as the song plays I find myself falling into the morose part of myself; that dark part of my heart. And in doing so, opening that door, I let a little bit of light in. Which if you can only imagine makes room for the opposite of Darkness’ feelings...which is love. (Now find the quote from Davey himself about love in the press release on SomeKindOfMedia.com and see if that doesn’t knock the wind outta ya!!) Dammit, here’s the guitar that waltzes in and does a slow dance with long extensions of it’s tone to the sound of a murmuring eulogy. Dang Gina -with the last note. Wheww!!
I feel like I just watched an epic tale on the big screen inside my mind. Literally, when #14 is over, I take a deep breath and all of the things that negatively poke at me and bring me down, are lifted. I feel renewed and gracious, almost lucky to have experienced all of that terrible pain - self-inflicted or otherwise. Because now, I see that all of it was supposed to happen. That it just might make the next battle just over the hill a bit more bearable.
Musically, there are perfect parts in everyone’s playing, rhythms, pitch, tones, ups and downs, louds and softs - the amount of energy that is boiling over from “Made From Fire” is a direct result of how the songs were written, performed, recorded and mixed/mastered. This record pushes Davey Suicide over the bar that hasn’t been touched in Industrial Metal for years. How? Merely by pushing himself and his band into uncomfortable corners; musically speaking. It follows an emotional pattern that expresses his experiences and those physically uncomfortable places all humans have to experience.
Don’t know about y’all - but I am anxious for his tour to start with D.O.P.E., Combichrist, and September Mourning. I can’t wait to see him LIVE!!
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REVIEW: BURN THE SHIPS - SIDE 2
8000 Lines - ooo la la - this track begins with the low purr of the bass and then it just sends you into orbit. The chorus is drug across my skin, as the slow pang of a guitar carries the vocal and rockets you into this other dimension of the song - it’s like the realm that is just underneath the beginning of the track - if you get it you’ll get it - I’ll try to elaborate... It’s almost tribal or nordic in nature. There’s a throb of acoustic guitars and a throck of the drums that really is a the brilliance of this part of the song is that it really does give the listener the essence of a dream simultaneously happening and then being shocked back into consciousness by those same things that put you under. It
Dog On a Leash - this is a raspy and sticky little number that has just enough resentment to make you pay attention. (Not gonna lie, makes me want to tag a couple of people in a digital social media post...lalala...) The bluesy roots are sticking out of the ground with this track but you have these insane vocals that keep it rock. Not to mention, being weighted down by some freakishly phenomenal guitar parts that I swear are conjured up straight out of the late 1970’s. I like what this song stands for too. No one needs to be a dog on a leash and if you are, then better bite through that f’er and run far, far away...
Make a Difference - when listening to this track, at first there is a sense of ordinary about it. Don’t get me wrong we’re talking ordinary as in ordinary for a rock song that is included on a platinum record, ordinary. Enter the chorus and you realize it is anything but...see this band’s gift of hooking a listener doesn’t just come from one piece of the band. It’s happens simultaneously. I mean, this is a slower song by tempo - but it’s not light by any means. That gift I’m referring to, is evident in almost every measure of this song. The marriage of guitars, bass, percussion is a blissfully sweet homemade yellow cake (only because yellow is my favorite cake). Then, add the vocal - man...that is just the icing on the top.
Chains - heavy from the start it’s nothing short of the track you crank up louder. You know what I’m talking about? The beat of the song is what grabbed me at first. Kinda like watching a heavyweight boxing match, you know someone’s about to get knocked the fuck out, right? This track is like being in the ring with a fighter - you start off knowing a punch is going to be thrown and it’s either going to be you or them. Turns out - it’s them because that chorus is massive, y’all. It socked me in the gut and continued full force til I finally gave in and by the end, I was chasing it around the ring! “Chains” is my anthem when I want to be heard and when I want to fight for something - I want this song to be playing in the background.
Dream On - Let’s be honest. Who isn’t tired of hearing this song? Ask that question before I heard Blacktop Mojo’s version and I would have been the first to answer “Me!!”. To be fair, I’ve never been a huge Aerosmith fan. Don’t hate, y’all...I mean I respect the fuck out them. I didn’t grow up with them...so it’s not that I didn’t like them, they’re just not my bag. Then, I heard this song or saw the video. I don’t know guys, I’m familiar with the song because it’s old AF. But I don’t know much about the structure of the original - but in all honesty, - who gives a shit about who did the original, how it’s different, how it’s the same, if Matt sounds like Tyler or if he doesn’t. It doesn’t matter. For me, this song brought me to my knees. Literally. And even now, when I hear it I get goosebumps. Not just on my arms. Not the ones that travel like up or down your legs when it’s really good. The reaction is instantly physically overpowering at the chorus. And continues through the rest of the song. My entire being has those fucking annoying bumps. Like on my FACE, y’all. It’s crazy. For me, that only happens when truly miraculous shit is going down.
This isn’t a cover anymore. This isn’t about the original band that did it first or whose version is better. Fuck that. Blacktop Mojo has taken this song and made it their own. I could listen to this over and over (and did from last October until I got wind of their new stuff). If this song isn’t empirical evidence that these guys have what only one out of maybe 10,000 bands have, I don’t know what is.
Underneath - Fuck. What can I say about this song, but that it’s perfect. Its melody is heartfelt and lyrically is a poetic storm. It connects anyone that has experienced pain; I don’t care what kind of pain we’re talking about - people connect with their similarities and well, what lies beneath. The notes from the acoustic just drop in the middle, between my ears slowly and open up some of those locked boxes of bullshit I don’t want to deal with. And while Matt sings and the memories that come out of those places I’ve locked up, I realize that the pain that is his, is mine too. And as the tears blop down on my blue sweatshirt and roll down my cheek; I just listen to the song and the cold air coming out of the vent near where I’m sitting. I’m just still and I let myself, for a minute just feel it all.
So there’s Side 2 of Burn the Ships and I hope y’all will pick up this record. Really such an amazing experience to listen to from start to finish.
Hear me now Loves, I believe this band has changed rock forever. I believe that Blacktop Mojo is the element that pushed the pendulum back around by sounding an alarm we’ve all been waiting to hear. Like sleeper spies waiting - we’ve finally been called, given the secret word, or heard the secret knock. The Gods of Music have given us a reason yet again to pay homage to them; to love rock music again more so than we already do. For some it calls us back to our roots and for others it plants the seeds, but I assure you Blacktop Mojo is the band that does that.
Blacktop Mojo is: Matt James, Nathan Gillis, Ryan Kiefer, Kenneth Irwin, Matt Curtis
Burn the Ships drops March 10th and is available on iTunes, Amazon and other music outlets.
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WATCH A NEW TEASER TRAILER FOR "UNDERGROUND INC.: THE UNSUNG STORY OF ALTERNATIVE ROCK"
Members of White Zombie, Queens Of The Stone Age, Primus, Ministry and More Expose Truths in New Tell-All Documentary About 90's Alternative Rock
Earlier this year, an upcoming tell-all documentary about the unspoken truths of the 90's alternative music industry was announced, entitled UNDERGROUND INC.: The Unsung Story of Alternative Rock. The documentary is currently in production and scheduled to be released later this year. After rapidly grabbing attention with the release of the first official trailer, a second teaser trailer is being revealed via Diffuser.fm today! In addition to viewing the trailer - which features commentary from former and current members of Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age, Danzig, A Perfect Circle, Ministry, Cro-Mags, Monster Magnet and others - you can read exclusive quotes from musicians and music industry tastemakers involved in the documentary by clicking the Video box below:
UNDERGROUND INC.: The Unsung Story of Alternative Rock is destined to be the ultimate look at the alternative punk and metal scene in the 90's, and a must see for serious music lovers. Told by the artists who pioneered a sonic subculture, this feature-length documentary tells the real story of the 90's - exposing viewers to an amazing catalog of the era's rarities and buried treasures, while re-living the struggles, triumphs and tragedies, as well as the debauchery. UNDERGROUND INC. will dig beneath the manufactured truth to explore what really happened, exploring a time unlike any other in the music industry!
UNDERGROUND INC.features interviews with members of seminal 90's rock, punk and metal groups such as White Zombie, Queens Of The Stone Age, Primus, Bad Religion, Stone Sour, Clutch, Red Fang, Failure, Ministry, Quicksand, Helmet, Steve Albini, Sepultura and dozens more. Viewers are getting an in-depth, raw look at the scene from musicians who were at the forefront.
UNDERGROUND INC.'s original music is composed by Peter Mengede (Helmet), Grammy nominated record producer Alex Newport (The Mars Volta, Bloc Party, Death Cab For Cutie) and Mark Bradridge.
UNDERGROUND INC. is directed by award-winning Writer/Director Shaun Katz (Sleeping In Blood City). Having produced many music videos and short films, his most recent short film won four international and local awards throughout Australia and North America, including Best Short Film at the Las Vegas Film Festival and Best Director at the Canada International Film Festival, among others. His work has been featured at festivals worldwide, including Cannes Film Festival.
UNDERGROUND INC. Still of Neil Fallon (Clutch) Interview
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THE EP "(YOUR) SAFE HAVEN" DROPS MARCH 3
Female-fronted rock quartet Amestris has released their new music video "(Not So) Safe Haven" featuring Garret Rapp of The Color Morale. The new single is the band's debut off their forthcoming EP titled, (Your) Safe Haven and is set to release March 3rd. Pre-orders are available on the band's website here.
"This first song from our debut EP is about a girl falling in love with her own demons. It has a very personal and deep connection to me." -Kayleigh Schutte
Along with the group getting set for their forthcoming EP, the band is also gearing up to hit the road on their month long run which travels much of west coast and midwestern states. The tour begins March 6th in Seattle, WA at The Funhouse.
"We're very excited about our upcoming tour and to be making it to new places and seeing some old friends from last year. This is just the start." -Schutte
UPCOMING TOUR DATES:
March 6th - Seattle, WA @ The Funhouse
March 7th - Portland, OR @ The Analog Theatre
March 8th - San Francisco @ The Honey Hive
March 9th - Laguna Niguel, CA @ Karman Bar
March 13th - Powell, WY @ Gestalt Studios
March 14th - Billings, MT @ The Railyard
March 15th - Fargo, ND @ Side B
March 16th - Mankato, MN @ The What's Up Lounge
March 18th - Burnsville, MN @ The Garage
March 20th - Cedar Rapids, IA @ Groundswell
March 21st - Kansas City, MO @ Davey's Uptown
March 22nd - Wichita, KS @ The Hookah Lounge
March 23rd - Oklahoma City, OK @ The Paramount
March 27th - Amarillo, TX @ The 806
March 28th - Albuquerque, NM @ The Blu Phoenix
March 30th - Idaho Falls, ID @ The Gem
March 31st - Boise, ID @ The Vista Bar
April 1st - Butte, MT @ The OX
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SEETHER RETURN WITH FEROCIOUS NEW ALBUM
POISON THE PARISH
PRODUCED BY FRONTMAN SHAUN MORGAN, POISON THE PARISH MARKS FIRST RELEASE VIA MORGAN'S NEW LABEL IMPRINT: CANINE RIOT RECORDS
SEETHER, (Shaun Morgan — vocals/guitar, Dale Stewart — bass/vocals, and John Humphrey — drums) one of hard rock's most successful and enduring outfits, return on May 12th, 2017 with their seventh full-length studio album, entitled Poison the Parish. The first release via frontman Shaun Morgan's new label imprint Canine Riot Records, Poison the Parish is among the heaviest and emotionally pure efforts of the band's illustrious career.
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Recorded at Blackbird Studio in Nashville, Tennessee, Poison the Parish marks the first album produced in its entirety by the band’s lead singer and songwriter, Shaun Morgan. Playing with a newfound ferocity and purpose, the new material gelled quickly, providing Morgan's dense, melodic grooves and brooding subject matter a gritty luster and room to breathe.
Photo Credit: Marina Chavez
Fifteen years deep into an incredibly consistent and rewarding career, Seether continue to thrive, pushing their creative boundaries while remaining true to their fiercely loyal, worldwide fan base. Poison the Parish is Seether at their very best, a gripping and self-assured affirmation of a quintessential hard rock band in peak form.
Seether also just announced the 5th Annual Rise Above Fest, the largest suicide awareness event in the world, which will be held Saturday, July 22nd and Sunday, July 23rd at Darling's Waterfront Park in Bangor, Maine. This year's performers include Korn, Shinedown, Stone Sour, Skillet, Halestorm, Falling in Reverse, and more.
Morgan, Rise Above Fest's founder, was honored last year with the "Artistic Expression" Award from the National Council for Behavioral Health at the Awards of Excellence in Las Vegas.
For Rise Above Fest tickets and information, visit Rise Above Fest.
Listen to "Let You Down" on Spotify here.
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POISON THE PARISH TRACK LIST:
1. Stoke the Fire
2. Betray and Degrade
3. Something Else
4. I'll Survive
5. Let You Down
6. Against the Wall
7. Let Me Heal
9. Nothing Left
10. Count Me Out
12. Sell My Soul
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BAND TO RELEASE NEW FULL-LENGTH RECORD IN MAY "EXPERIENCE"
Detroit based rock band Kaleido has announced the release of their debut full-length album, Experience. Due to release May 19th, *Experience was recorded at The Pipeyard Studio in Plymouth, MI. The band also revealed the Official Music Video for the second single, "Trouble In Paradise."
"Our album "EXPERIENCE" captures the duality of life that many will easily relate to - real people, real stories, real emotions. Through the good times, the bad times, the ups and the downs; it's these experiences that make us who we are." - Kaleido
2. Blue Collar Delight
3. No More Little Miss Nice Bitch
5. On One
7. Die Trying
9. Trouble In Paradise
12. All Together
13. Love & War
14. The End
ABOUT THE BAND:
Detroit claims a long line of musical trendsetters. Perhaps there's something in the water, or maybe it's the blue collar, put-up-or-shut-up mentality, but the Motor City has served as fertile ground for musical geniuses ranging from Alice Cooper and Kid Rock to Eminem and Bob Seger.
Kaleido - comprised of Christina Chriss (vocals), Joey Fava (drums), Ronnie Rosolino (rhythm guitar), Cody Morales (bass) and Zach Bolling (lead guitar) - is a fresh, modern day Detroit incarnation of rock n’ roll. Their upcoming 2017 debut full-length album EXPERIENCE is straight, unadulterated, feel it in your soul rock with flourishes of pop, R&B, punk & funk undertones - and hooks for days.
At the core, Kaleido is reminiscent of the piss-and-vinegar, stadium rock of a young Guns N’ Roses crossed and fused with the lovable, fun and energetic sensibilities of an early No Doubt. Their authentic and memorable songs are highlighted by an explosive live show, both of which quickly gained them notoriety in the Detroit music scene.
Named Best Band in Detroit by Real Detroit Weekly in both 2013 & 2014, plus having won two Detroit Music Awards in 2015 for "Outstanding Rock/Pop Group" and "Outstanding Rock Recording" for their second independent EP 'Unbreakable', they have since taken the show on the road, lighting up stages on the Van's Warped Tour, Rockstar Uproar Festival, Summerfest, & CMJ Music Marathon and opened for Aerosmith, Slash, Kid Rock, The Offspring, Sammy Hagar, Evanescence, Halestorm, Ace Frehley of Kiss, Twenty One Pilots and countless others.
Kaleido recently wrapped up their latest US tour with groundbreaking rock legends Living Colour and their first tour of the United Kingdom with Alien Ant Farm and Hed PE in October 2016.
The first single released from EXPERIENCE, titled "Love & War" (co-written and featuring Dryden Mitchell of Alien Ant Farm), won an unprecendented 27 nights on 89x The New Rock Alternative People's Choice, and was consequently retired as the most winning song of all time on the station.
"Trouble In Paradise", the second single, combines hard hitting 808's, pounding live drums, a bouncy rhythm, beautifully eerie vocals, soaring melodies and harmonizing guitars with a funky reggae inspired bass line. Trouble In Paradise blends and bends genres, creating a fresh, new sound.
"Life resembles a kaleidoscope. Ever changing, intricate, and beautiful.”
CATCH KALEIDO LIVE:
02/24 @ The Fillmore - Detroit, MI
02/25 @ 20 Monroe Live - Grand Rapids
02/26 @ DreamMakers Theater - Sault Ste. Marie, MI*
03/09 @ Penny Road Pub - Barrington, IL
03/10 @ The Washington - Burlington, IA
03/11 @ Chicago Street Pub - Coldwater, MI
03/31 @ The Machine Shop - Flint, MI^
* w/ Pop Evil
^ w/ Red Sun Rising
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BAND TO RELEASE OUTLIVE ON MARCH 31 THROUGH SOLID STATE RECORDS
Demon Hunter and Loudwire have teamed up to premiere the video for "Died In My Sleep" from the band's eighth album Outlive, which drops March 31 through a partnership with Solid State Records.
"The video treatment for 'Died In My Sleep' was more about an overall vibe than a specific story," singer Ryan Clark told Loudwire. "The goal was to strip the concept back to strictly performance, but still deliver something visually interesting. Instead of opting for the typical desaturated tones that have become synonymous with metal videos, we pulled inspiration from the vibrant colors found in many of our favorite videos and photographs from the '90s — namely Nirvana's video for 'Heart-Shaped Box' and the album cover for Alice In Chains' 'Facelift.'"
Clark continued, "With 'sleep' being a running theme, we wanted to create a world that seemed unordinary — almost like a computer glitch-laden subconscious. We worked with Belief Agency to built a forest set on an indoor sound stage, and used projectors to cast colors and textures against the background and on the band members. It was a lot of fun to set up and just experiment with these layers."
The song "Died In My Sleep" is free with any pre-order, as is the previous single "Cold Winter Sun."
Outlive is available for pre-order via iTunes, Amazon, and the Solid State Store.
Demon Hunter will also make a rare live performance this summer, appearing at Chicago Open Air, which takes place July 14, 15, and 16 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Illinois and features KISS, Korn, Ozzy Osbourne, Slayer, Rob Zombie, and more in the lineup. The band is scheduled to perform on Sunday, July 16.
OUTLIVE TRACK LISTING:
"Cold Winter Sun"
"Died In My Sleep"
"Half As Dead"
"One Step Behind"
"Slight the Odds"
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DAVEY SUICIDE RELEASE OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO FOR "TOO MANY FREAKS (FEAT. TWIZTID)" OFF OF UPCOMING 'MADE FROM FIRE' LP
'MADE FROM FIRE' OUT 3/24/2017
Rock band Davey Suicide has released the Official Video for the debut single, "Too Many Freaks (Feat. Twiztid)," off of their upcoming LP Made From Fire. Due out March 24, Made From Fire was Co-Produced by keyboardist Needlz and Charles Kallaghan Massabo. Watch the video right here!
There is a primordial force running though this band, a momentum that will not be held back by anything. In today's uncertain climate, the world needs an escape, more freaks, and a reason to be excited again. There are 14 massive tracks on “Made from Fire” that fit that bill and this album breathes a new direction into a rock/industrial/nu metal genre. "We're erecting a new kingdom of torching wrath, industrial destruction, passionate melodies, tons of charisma and a tough attitude culminating one conclusion: If there’s one Rock band out there the world really needs right now, it’s Davey Suicide."
The name, “Suicide” is a constant reminder that unless we kill ourselves, there’s no ceiling for what we are capable of.“
Hailing from Unholywood Killafornia, Davey Suicide is cultivating the underground by fusing arena rock, gutter grit, sleaze and theatrics into their own “nu” brand of industrial rock. The band, which features Davey Suicide along with Drayven Davidson, Needlz, Niko Gemini, and Derek Obscura, distills heavy metal, industrial and punk into anthems that are as corrosive as they are catchy. "Rock fans haven’t gone anywhere,“ Suicide exclaims, “they just need a reason to fall in love again.”
UPCOMING TOUR DATES WITH DOPE, COMBICHRIST, SEPTEMBER MOURNING!
02/27 @ Hawthorne Theatre - Portland, OR
02/28 @ Studio Seven - Seattle, WA
03/02 @ Liquid Joe's - Salt Lake City, UT
03/03 @ Sunshine Studios - Colorado Springs, CO
03/04 @ Aftershock - Merriam, KS
03/05 @ Outland Ballroom - Springfield, MO
03/06 @ Underground - Omaha, NE
03/07 @ Gabe's Oasis - Iowa City, IA
03/08 @ Amsterdam Bar & Hall - St Paul, MN
03/09 @ Courtside - Dubuque, IA
03/10 @ Q&Z Expo Center - Ringle, WI
03/11 @ The Sandlot - Green Bay, WI
03/12 @ The Annex - Madison, WI
03/13 @ The Metal Grill - Cudahy, WI
03/14 @ The Agora - Cleveland, OH
03/15 @ HOME Bar - Arlington Heights, IL
03/16 @ Big Shots - Valparaiso, IN
03/17 @ The Apollo Theatre - Belvedere, IL
03/18 @ The Machine Shop - Flint, MI
03/19 @ The Music Factory - Battle Creek, MI
03/20 @ Trixie's Ent. Complex - Louisville, KY
03/21 @ Diesel - Pittsburgh, PA
03/22 @ Reverb - Reading, PA
03/23 @ Highline Ballroom - New York, NY
03/24 @ Palladium - Worcester, MA
03/25 @ Fish Head Cantina - Halethorpe, MD
03/26 @ Arizona Pete's -Greensboro, NC
03/28 @ The Haven - Winter Park, FL
03/29 @ The Orpheum - Tampa, FL
03/30 @ O'Malley's Sports Bar - Fort Lauderdale, FL
04/02 @ Southport Music Hall - New Orleans, LA
04/03 @ Grizzly Hall - Austin, TX
04/04 @ Scout Bar - Houston, TX
04/05 @ Fitzgerald's - San Antonio, TX
04/06 @ Trees - Dallas, TX
04/07 @ The Launchpad - Albuquerque, NM
04/08 @ Club Red - Mesa, AZ
04/09 @ The Regent Theater - Los Angeles, CA
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Formed in 2010, Suicide played a few huge shows in Hollywood before garnering the attention of a couple indie labels and the original manager of Linkin Park. By early 2012, Suicide signed a record deal and started extensively touring by the summer of 2012. Over the next five years, the band went on 16 tours, 330+ shows over 2 continents (with the likes of Static-X, Combichrist, Wednesday 13, Twiztid, Ill Nino, Orgy, New Years Day, William Control) and put out 3 releases including the Put Our Trust in Suicide EP (Nov 2012), the self titled Davey Suicide LP (March 2013) and the World Wide Suicide LP (September 2014). The 4th release, and 3rd full length album, entitled Made From Fire, hits shelves on March 24, 2017.
Along the way, Suicide gained notable press from Kerrang Magazine as one of the Top 50 Rockstars in the World, Alternative Press’ 100 Bands You Need to Know, Revolver Magazine’s Ones to Watch, and numerous features in Big Cheese, Outburn, Substream, Scuzz TV, & Blank TV.
In the spring of 2015, Suicide and former record label locked horns in a year and a half long litigation over rights of Suicide’s albums and numerous contractual breaches. In August of 2016, Suicide released a tell-all video depicting the details of what the band and he had gone through with the label. The video turned into a media circus amassing over 1.3 million views, and reaching over 3 million people in a matter of days. Shortly after the video went viral, the lawsuit ended up getting settled. The video was then removed after the settlement.
In late August of 2016, Suicide released the empowering single, “Rise Above” which has since been added to the Kerrang TV, Scuzz TV and Kerrang Radio rotation. “Rise Above” is the first taste of their upcoming 3rd studio album entitled, Made From Fire.
On September 16, 2016, the Davey Suicide catalogue was re-released on Itunes, and all digital outlets by Suicide. Made From Fire, the 3rd studio LP, will be released on March 24, 2017. Suicide exclaims, “All of this adversity tested us and forced us to learn how to survive. It could have ended us, but instead, we’ve created our most exciting collection of material to date as a result.”
Davey Suicide's Made From Fire incorporates the anarchistic bite of vintage Marilyn Manson with the stadium feel of Bring Me The Horizon and the epic melodies courtesy of In This Moment.
FLESH COFFIN FROM LORNA SHORE IS BEING HAILED AS A HISTORIC RELEASE FOR DEATHCORE
New Jersey-based metal band Lorna Shore released their pulverizing sophomore full-length album, Flesh Coffin with Outerloop Records.Since the premiere of their first single "Denounce The Light" in November and their music video for "FVNERAL MOON" last month, Flesh Coffin has been receiving praise from both fans and media. As noted by Trevor Strnaud's (The Black Dahlia Murder) 20 Sick New Extreme Metal Releases For A Riotous 2017 feature in Metal Injection last month, "Lorna Shore easily transcend what is commonly known as deathcore with their blisteringly creative marriage of black and tech metal chops. There's definitely enough here to appease you tech death guys, it's clinical, quick moving, with impressive instrumental shredding. The conceptual narrative scope of the album is noteworthy." On Flesh Coffin, New Noise Magazine penned "There's no doubt that Lorna Shore's sophomore record will go down as one of the best deathcore albums in recent memory." Along with the release of Flesh Coffin today, Lorna Shore dropped a masterful music video, directed by Joey Durango, for the album's title track, "Flesh Coffin" exclusively with New Noise Magazine. Guitarist, Adam De Micco states:
WATCH FVNERAL MOON:
"Our vision for 'Flesh Coffin' was to have someone stuck within their own hell. Musically, this song is a different approach to what we do on the album, in which we tried to create more of an atmosphere. Again, we would not be able to accomplish this without the help of our director Joey Durango. This is our Purgatory." - Adam De Micco
Formed in 2010, Lorna Shore consists of vocalist Tom Barber, guitarists Adam De Micco and Connor Deffley, and drummer Austin Archey. To date, they have released three EPs and released their debut full-length Psalms in June of 2015. Aside from being featured on the Metal Alliance Tour with Deicide, Lorna Shore has most notably toured alongside bands such as Carnifex, Chelsea Grin, The Black Dahlia Murder, and more. The band has also played festivals such as the New England Metaland Hardcore Festival, Never Say Never Festival, South By So What, Skate and Surf Festival and SXSW's New England Metal and Hardcore Festival Stage. Lorna Shore's unique signature aesthetic spans death metal, black metal, power metal, and progressive rock for a style that encompasses brutal breakdowns, dazzling technical passages, white-knuckle-ride dynamics, and rich textured moments. The band's forthcoming sophomore album, Flesh Coffin(Outerloop Records) was produced by Lorna Shore, Carson Slovak, and Grant McFarland at Atrium Audio (August Burns Red, Everclear, From Ashes to New), mixed by Carson Slovak and Grant McFarland, and mastered by Zakk Cervini (Beartooth, Good Charlotte, Blink 182).
REMAINING TOUR DATES SUPPORTING CARNIFEX:
2/23 : Brooklyn, NY - Knitting Factory
2/24 : Long Island, NY - Revolution
2/25 : Worcester, MA - Palladium Upstairs
2/26 : Reading, PA - Reverb
2/28 : Hartford, CT - Webster Studio
3/01 : Poughkeepsie, NY - The Loft
3/02 : Burlington, VT - Higher Ground
3/03 : Albany, NY - Trick Shots
3/04 : Syracuse, NY - Lost Horizon
3/05 : Buffalo, NY - Waiting Room
3/06 : Erie, PA - Basement Transmissions
3/07 : Cleveland, OH - Agora Ballroom
3/08 : Pittsburgh, PA - Diesel
3/09 : Columbus, OH - Park Street Saloon
3/10 : Indianapolis, IN - Emerson Theater
3/11 : Valparaiso, IN - Big Shots
3/12 : Clarksville, TN - The Warehouse
3/14 : Knoxville, TN - The Concourse
3/15 : Louisville, KY - Diamond Bar & Grill
3/16 : Grand Rapids, MI - The Stache
3/17 : Toronto, ON - Lee's Place
3/18 : Ottawa, ON - Barrymore's Music Hall
3/19 : Quebec City, QC- Imperial Bell
3/21 : Pontiac, MI - The Crofoot
3/22 : Chicago, IL - Double Door
3/23 : Omaha, NE - Sokol Underground
3/24 : Minneapolis, MN - Cabooze
3/26 : Saskatoon, SK - O'Brien's Event Center
3/27 : Edmonton, AB - Starlite Room
3/28 : Calgary, AB - Dickens Pub
3/29 : Spokane, WA - The Pin
3/30 : Seattle, WA - Studio Seven
3/31 : Bend, OR - Domino Room
4/01 : Reno, NV - Jub Jub's
4/02 : Pomona, CA - The Glasshouse
MULTI-STAGE MUSIC FESTIVAL IN SUPPORT OF SUICIDE PREVENTION & MENTAL ILLNESS EXPANDS TO TWO DAYS THIS YEAR
Multi-platinum rockers Seether have announced the fifth annual Rise Above Fest, with some exciting new developments. Due to popular demand, the multi-stage music festival has expanded to two days for the first time in its history.
Rise Above Fest, which supports suicide prevention and mental illness, is the largest suicide awareness music event in the world and has established itself as a "can't miss" destination festival of the summer for hard rock fans.
This year's Rise Above Fest is set for Saturday, July 22 and Sunday, July 23. The event returns to Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor, Maine.
The 2017 Rise Above fest lineup is a veritable "Who's Who" of rock music, with Korn set to headline Saturday night, alongside sets from Seether, Stone Sour, Skillet, Falling in Reverse, and more. Shinedown will close Sunday night's festivities, along with performances from Halestorm, Theory of a Deadman, Hellyeah, and All That Remains, among others.
In addition to giving rock fans a must-see lineup of bands, the event, which borrows its name from the Seether song "Rise Above This," brings awareness to suicide as an epidemic and destigmatizes depression and other mental illnesses.
As fans are well aware, Seether frontman Shaun Morgan lost his brother to suicide nearly a decade ago and penned the song as an ode to him. The singer's personal experience with suicide lead to the creation of Rise Above Fest. Additionally, Morgan was honored last year with the "Artistic Expression" Award from the National Council for Behavioral Health at the Awards of Excellence in Las Vegas for his tireless work as an advocate of suicide prevention.
All proceeds from Rise Above Fest benefit SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education), which is one of the leading national not-for-profit organizations dedicated to raising awareness and educating the public about mental health and suicide prevention in order to SAVE lives.
"It's unbelievable we're in our fifth year of Rise Above Fest," Morgan said. "We started this out as a way to give back and raise awareness. To have created something that our friends and fans believe in is really humbling. Every year it's grown and it's an honor to bring you a two-day experience. Can't wait to see you there."
Tickets for the Rise Above Fest go on sale on Friday, Feb. 24 at 10am ET at this location. (NOTE: Link is not live until then.)
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Since their formation in 1999, SEETHER (Shaun Morgan - Vocals/Guitar, Dale Stewart - Bass/Vocals, and John Humphrey - Drums) have become one of the most successful bands in the world. The hard rocking trio from Pretoria, South Africa has released eight albums, three of which have gone Platinum and two more that are certified Gold along with a live concert DVD that has sold over 500,000 units for total worldwide sales in excess of 6 million. The consistent hit makers have quietly amassed twelve #1 singles — eighteen Top 5 multi-format hits resulting in singles sales that top eight million, a level of success few artists working today can match. The relentlessly hard working outfit has averaged 120 performances a year, crisscrossing the globe, emerging into headlining mainstays and featured performers on many of the world's biggest rock festivals. With over 280 million Vevo views and three million Facebook fans, Seether's powerful online presence is solid proof of their hard won, fiercely loyal worldwide fan base.