Tag Archives: The Word Alive

Warped Tour’s Monster Energy Party Zone will be all heavy

Posted by on March 24, 2016

If there’s one thing that’s slightly annoying about the Vans Warped Tour (we know, there’s more than one thing), it’s that the non-stop barrage of bands and a schedule that changes every day will find you running from one side of the tour to the other to see bands you want to check out. This […]

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Vans Warped Tour lineup leaked [UPDATED]

Posted by on March 21, 2016

According to a leaked admat for the August 9th Las Vegas stop of this year’s Vans Warped Tour, the lineup has been revealed, and amid a handful of heritage bands like Less Than Jake, Yellowcard and New Found Glory, there are some metal names to be found as well. Whitechapel, Chelsea Grin, Veil of Maya, […]

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New & Noteworthy, March 18th – Architect of Fortune

Posted by on March 18, 2016

March has yielded several high-profile releases for the metal community, which is only appropriate with the “March is Metal Month” promotion going on at most music retailers. And with April and Record Store Day on the horizon, there is still more to get excited about in the coming weeks. Even on weeks such as this, […]

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The Word Alive’s tour manager allegedly jumped by Florida band

Posted by on March 17, 2016

According to reports from the band, The Word Alive’s tour manager was beaten up by a local band called Rainey’s Revenge during their recent show at the Vinyl Music Hall in Pensacola, FL. The band’s singer posted the following on their Twitter about the incident: “The band RAINEYS REVENGE jumped our tour manager before we played […]

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The Devil Wears Prada return to old label for new EP, announce tour dates

Posted by on March 17, 2015

The Devil Wears Prada’s North American spring tour with Born Of Osiris, The Word Alive, and Secrets started this week. On this tour, the Dayton, OH band would be performing their 2010 concept EP Zombie in its entirety each night, in honor of its tenth anniversary. Today, they’ve announced a second leg of the tour with support […]

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Chelsea Grin take aim at Bill Cosby with new shirt

Posted by on March 4, 2015

Last year Chelsea Grin put out a shirt poking fun at Kim Jong-Un, the dictator of North Korea. He was in the news quite a bit because of the Sony hacking scandal surrounding the release of the Seth Rogen and James Franco movie, The Interview. Well, the band has returned with a new shirt, and this time the target […]

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The Devil Wears Prada go to “War,” announce tour

Posted by on December 18, 2014

The Devil Wears Prada have just announced the Zombie 5 Tour, which starts in March of 2015 and will lead right up to their appearance at Rock On The Range in Ohio later in May. The band will be performing their 2010 Zombie EP each night, which came out on Ferret a year before the release of Dead Throne in […]

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Sumerian Records drops Miss Fortune following domestic violence incident

Posted by on October 30, 2014

On October 24th Miss Fortune vocalist Mikey Sawyer Tweeted, “It would be cool if I could meet an intelligent girl w/ a reasonable level of maturity.” A few hours later he was arrested for domestic assault and battery. This led to the band canceling their appearance on the upcoming Get Real Tour with The Word Alive, Color Morale, […]

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What’s the future of Metalcore? One mag claims to have the answer

Posted by on October 2, 2014

“Metalcore” as a term is largely useless. Any aggressive band that combines hardcore and metal with melody and the occasional breakdown can be loosely classified as metalcore, and since the commercial success of bands like Killswitch Engage, As I Lay Dying and Bullet For my Valentine, the scene’s continued to grow, mutate, and become more diluted. However, […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/25: The fault in our Stars In Stereo

Posted by on June 25, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I know absolutely nothing about The Fault In Our Stars apart from the fact that a) I incorporated its title into this week’s Metal By Numbers, and b) it’s apparently a big sobfest. But (presumably) no […]

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