ITCHY – release brand new music video for ’Black’!

Eislingen/Fils, Germany based punkrock heroes ITCHY have just released the brand new music video for their song ‘Black’. The song comes off their new record »All We Know« which was released in July 2017 via Arising Empire.

Watch ‘Black’ now here: https://youtu.be/nqeayrhtTKE
Order »All We Know« here: http://geni.us/ITCHYAllWeKnow

ITCHY recently announced their »All We Know« tour part 2, today! In April and May they will rock several venues in Germany; in October they will play 3 shows each in Austria and Switzerland. See all dates below:

15.04.  D         Karlsruhe – Substage
19.04.  D         Leipzig – Conne Island
20.04.  D         Essen – Weststadthalle
21.04.  D         Neunkirchen – Stummsche Reithalle
27.04.  D         Hannover – Musikzentrum
28.04.  D         Bremen – Tower
29.04.  D         Kiel – Orange Club
03.05.  D         Frankfurt – St. Peter
04.05.  D         Erlangen – E-Werk
05.05.  D         Düsseldorf – Zakk
06.05.  D         Freiburg – Jazzhaus
04.10.  AT       Linz – Posthof
05.10.  AT       Salzburg – Rockhouse
06.10.  AT       Graz – PPC
11.10.  CH       St. Gallen – Grabenhalle
12.10.  CH       Solothurn – Kofmehl
13.10.  CH       Chur – Palazzo Beat Club

More live dates in 2018:
14.04.             D         Warendorf – IFAN Musik-Festival
27. – 29.07.     D         Megesheim – Der Krater Bebt Open Air
17. – 19.08.     D         Großpösna – Highfield Festival



THE ADICTS – announce European tour dates!

The classic kings of punk, THE ADICTS, released their 11th studio album »And It Was So!« last November via Nuclear Blast in the US and Arising Empire in Europe and the UK. Today the band are pleased to finally announce a EU/UK tour later in 2018, which consists of 25 shows, incl. appearances at Amsterdam‘s and Blackpool’s Rebellion Festival. Full dates below.

02.06. D Cologne – Live Music Hall
03.06. NL Amsterdam – Rebellion Festival
08.06. E Lleida – Kalikeño Rock Fest
09.06. D Leipzig – Felsenkeller
28.06. UK London – Islington Academy
29.06. UK Bristol – Marble Factory
30.06. UK Manchester – North West Calling
01.07. UK Norwich – Waterfront
03.08. F Albi – Xtreme Fest
05.08. UK Blackpool – Rebellion Festival
28.09. B Sint-Niklaas – De Casino
29.09. NL Leiden – Gebr. De Nobel
01.10. D Krefeld – Kulturfabrik
02.10. D Wilhelmshaven – Pumpwerk
03.10. D Berlin – Huxleys Neue Welt
04.10. D Hamburg – Markthalle
05.10. D Dresden – Eventwerk
06.10. D Potsdam – Lindenpark
09.10. D Münster – Sputnik-Halle
11.10. CZ Prague – MeetFactory
12.10. CZ Ostrava – Brick House
15.10. D Munich – Backstage
18.10. D Nuremberg – Hirsch
19.10. CH Bern – Dachstock
21.10. D Frankfurt – Batschkapp

Tickets & info: http://bit.ly/Adicts_Europe2018

Order their latest album »And It Was So!«, here: http://geni.us/TheAdictsAndItWasSo



ALAZKA – release brand new video for ’Phoenix II.’

Recklinghausen, Germany-based post-hardcore act ALAZKA just released the official video of ‘Phoenix II.’, in which they present a brand new, smooth version of their song ‘Phoenix’. The original track comes off their debut record »Phoenix« which was released on the 1st of September in 2017. ‘Phoenix II.’ will be available on all digital platforms on Friday, March 2nd.

The band comments: “It’s always fun and challenging to write alternate versions of our songs and we are excited to finally be able to share it with you!”

Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/FNwPztJYFn8

Order »Phoenix« now here: http://geni.us/AlazkaPhoenix

The band recently announced their headline tour through Japan in March and their tour with WE CAME AS ROMANS, POLARIS and THE PLOT IN YOU.

14.03.  J           Tokyo – Hatsudai Wall
15.03.  J           Shinjuku – Nine Spices
16.03.  J           Osaka – Clapper
17.03.  J           Tsurumai – Daytrip
18.03.  J           Shibuya – Cyclone

20.04.  A         Vienna – Impericon Festival @ Arena^
21.04.  D         Oberhausen – Impericon Festival @ Turbinenhalle^
22.04.  CH       Solothurn – Impericon Festival @ Kulturfabrik Kofmehl^
24.04.  D         Wiesbaden – Schlachthof
25.04.  D         Hamburg – Logo
26.04.  D         Berlin – Musik & Frieden
27.04.  D         Munich – Impericon Festival @ Backstage
28.04.  D         Leipzig – Impericon Festival @ Messe
29.04.  D         Hanover – Faust
30.04.  NL       Sneek – Het Bolwerk

— WCAR Headlining —
02.05.   UK          Nottingham – Rescue Rooms
03.05.   UK          Bristol – The Fleece
04.05.   UK          Glasgow – Cathouse
05.05.   UK          Manchester – Night People
06.05.   UK          Leeds – The Key Club
08.05.   UK          London – Underworld
— WCAR Headlining —

09.05.   B            Antwerp – Zappa*
10.05.   D            Trier – Mergener Hof*
11.05.   D            Stuttgart – clubCANN*
12.05.   I              Pinarella – Rock Planet Club*



NOVELISTS & LANDMVRKS – to tour Europe in April & May!

Pioneering French metalcore group NOVELISTS recently announced that they’ll be supporting ESKIMO CALLBOY throughout Europe this March and April – and now the band are pleased to announce that just a few days later, they’ll be returning to Europe on a headline run! As headliners they will once again be presenting the tracks from their latest effort titled »Noir«. Support on this run will come from their fellow countrymen and label mates LANDMVRKS. Full dates below.

»European Spring Tour 2018«

12.04. F Marseille – Le Molotov
13.04. I Venice – Argo16
14.04. I Pisa – Punte Parti
15.04. I Reggio Emilia – Tunnel Club ARCI
17.04. F Lyon – Péniche Loupika
18.04. F TBA
19.04. NL Haarlem – Patronaat
20.04. B Brussels – Ancienne Belgique Club*
21.04. D Oberhausen – Impericon Festival*
22.04.  D Berlin – Musik & Frieden
24.04. SK Bratislava – Randal Club (w/ SILVERSTEIN)
25.04. CZ Ostrava – Barrák Music Club
26.04. CZ Brno – Kino Faval Music Circus
27.04. D Munich – Impericon Festival*
28.04. D Leipzig – Impericon Festival*
29.04. D Wiesbaden – Schlachthof
01.05. UK London – Boston Music Room
02.05. UK Glasgow – The Garage (Attic Bar)
03.05. UK Birmingham – Asylum 2
04.05. UK Manchester – Rebellion
05.05. UK Sheffield – The Mulberry Bar



SPOIL ENGINE – announce European “Wastelands 2018” tour for April!

Belgian/Dutch modern metal outfit SPOIL ENGINE released their label debut titled »Stormsleeper« in May 2017, through Arising Empre/Nuclear Blast. Now the band is pleased to announce another string of tour dates in support of this record. In April, they’ll be heading to Spanish, French, Italian as well as Swiss grounds. Further details can be found below.

The band commented:
“We’re very pleased to announce our »Wastelands« tour during April in some of our favorite EU countries! Looking forward to meet you all there!”

»Wastelands 2018«
19.04. E Madrid – The Copernican Cavern
20.04. E Vitoria – Urban Rock Concept
21.04. E Barcelona – Sala Monasterio
23.04. F Bordeaux – Salem Le Haillan
25.04. F Lyon – Rock n’Eat
26.04. I Milan – Circolo Svolta
27.04. CH Wetzikon – Hall of Fame

More SPOIL ENGINE dates:
24.03. B Stabroek – Zaal Moorland
07.04. B Oosterzele – Rock Balegem
03.08. D Wacken – Wacken Open Air
01.09. B Chapelle-lez-Herlaimont – Le Cercle Rock & Metal Festival
12.10. NL Eindhoven – Female Metal Event



IMMINENCE – to support EMIL BULLS in April & May 2018!

Alternative rock/metal outfit IMMINENCE released their label debut »This Is Goodbye«, in spring 2017 through Arising Empire, followed by their own headline run, select festival appearances plus another EU tour with (SharpTone Records) label mates ALAZKA and ACROSS THE ATLANTIC. Now the Swedish quartet is ready to return to German stages with a bang: This time they’ll be supporting German alternative metal high-flyers EMIL BULLS, who will once again be touring in support of their latest hit album »Kill Your Demons« (2017). The line-up will be completed by German emo rockers LONELY SPRING. This killer package definitely promises packed venues and powerful sets, so be quick and grab your tickets NOW!

»Kill Your Demons Tour – Part II 2018«

05.04. D Erlangen – E-Werk
06.04. D Frankfurt – Batschkapp
07.04. D Kiel – Pumpe
12.04. D Saarbrücken – Garage
13.04. D Dortmund – FZW
14.04. D Memmingen – Kaminwerk
19.04. D Potsdam – Waschhaus
20.04. D Erfurt – HsD
21.04. D Augsburg – Kantine
26.04. D Bremen – Modernes
27.04. D Leipzig – Impericon Festival Warm Up
28.04. D Stuttgart – Im Wizemann
03.05. D Cham – L.A.
04.05. D Mannheim – Alte Feuerwache
05.05. D Münster – Sputnikhalle

Order »This Is Goodbye«, here: http://geni.us/ImminenceGoodbye



AMOR – ’Love Vs. Logic’ out now and release new music video for ’Clockwork’ feat. Telle Smith

The hot alternative rock newcomer AMOR from Tempe, Arizona release their debut album »Love Vs. Logic« today via Arising Empire!  In support of the album release, they also unveil their new music video to the song ‘Clockwork’ feat. Telle Smith of THE WORD ALIVE.

Watch the new music video now here: https://youtu.be/9HglPrc2TbE
Get »Love Vs. Logic« here: https://AMOR.lnk.to/LoveVsLogic

Track listing:
01. Poison Play
02. Clockwork
03. At Odds With Self
04. Frequency
05. Twice, Again
06. Look Alive
07. Tonight/Always
08. Heart Locker
09. Living Lies
10. Collisions
11. The Exit

More on »Love Vs. Logic«:
‘Poison Play’https://youtu.be/y8G6-UCsINs
‘Heart Locker’https://youtu.be/2a7KQT5gEQ0

Tour dates:
02.02.  USA     Phoenix, AZ – The Rebel Lounge*
03.02.  USA     Flagstaff, AZ – The Hive*
04.02.  USA     Roswell, NM – Unity Center
05.02.  USA     Anaheim, CA – Doll hut*
06.02.  USA     San Francisco, CA – Bottom Of The Hill*
07.02.  USA     Seattle, WA – El Corazon
09.02.  USA     Salt Lake City, UT – The Loading Dock



TO THE RATS AND WOLVES & NOVELISTS – to support ESKIMO CALLBOY on ’The Scene Tour 2018’ this spring!

ESKIMO CALLBOY will be embarking on a German headline run in support of their 2017 studio album »The Scene«, in March / April – but Austrian and Swiss fans need not worry, the tour will also be taking this line-up to Austria And Switzerland for four shows! Today, the support acts for this highly anticipated tour have been revealed – and it‘s not unknown bands which have been picked! Both are bands with two studio albums in their repertoire; German trancecore newcomers TO THE RATS AND WOLVES and assured French metalcore group NOVELISTS will be supporting the group from Castrop-Rauxel, Germany. Don’t miss the first modern metal touring highlight of 2018 – see ya in the pit!

»The Scene Tour 2018«

08.03. D Bremen – Aladin
09.03. D Rostock – Moya
10.03. D Kiel – Max Nachttheater
15.03. D Heidelberg – halle02
16.03. D Nuremberg – Löwensaal
18.03. D Osnabrück – Rosenhof
22.03. D Hanover – Capitol
24.03. D Cologne – Live Music Hall
25.03. D Oberhausen – Turbinenhalle
28.03. D Saarbrücken – Garage
29.03. D Regensburg-Obertraubling – Airport-Eventhall
30.03. CH Zurich – Dynamo
31.03. D Oberndorf a. N. – Easter Cross Festival
05.04. A Graz – PPC
06.04. A Linz – Posthof
07.04. A Dornbirn – Conrad Sohm

More NOVELISTS dates:

»Impericon Festivals 2018«
21.04. D Oberhausen – Turbinenhalle
27.04. D Munich – Backstage
28.04. D Leipzig – Messe