Tag Archives: Touring

Booking agent warns touring industry might not fully resume until 2021

Posted by on April 8, 2020

  The entertainment world was rocked nearly a month ago when the COVID-19 pandemic put touring at a stand still. Some artists have postponed their spring tours into mid-late 2020 and 2021 while others have cancelled their treks entirely.  It’s hard to know when touring will go back to “normal” or even if it will […]

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Fleshgod Apocalypse cancels Spain shows due to back injury

Posted by on January 25, 2017

    Italian death metallers Fleshgod Apocalypse embarked on a European tour that started earlier this month (7) in support of their fourth studio album, King. Late last year, they had a successful North American tour with Epica, Arkona and The Agonis,t and on this European trek, they brought Carach Angren and Nightland with them. Due to […]

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Trivium confirms 100% that Alex Bent is their touring drummer

Posted by on January 23, 2017

Last week, we confirmed the rumors on Alex Bent (Dragonlord, ex-Battlecross, etc.) as Trivium’s new touring drummer via our interview with Matt Heafy. After a few weeks of rumors, bassist Paolo Gregoletto confirmed on his twitter, revealing Bent is indeed playing with the band, hitting the road with them on their upcoming European tour next […]

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James Hetfield discusses tour and leaving the past behind in new podcasts

Posted by on January 9, 2017

Now that Hardwired…To Self-Destruct is out for roughly two months now, the question remains, when will the tour begin? For a diehard Metallica fan, it’s easy to empty personal bank accounts following them across the country, or sitting on the loser line in hopes to get a ticket. For Metallica, life on the road isn’t […]

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Marduk reveal dates for North American makeup tour

Posted by on December 15, 2016

Swedish black metallers Marduk have kept their promise, revealing the first set of dates for their North American tour to make up for the one they had to pull out of earlier this year. Hopefully, there won’t be any visa issues this time around. Marduk confirmed the first set on their facebook page, Incantation, and Svart […]

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Code Orange to headline in January

Posted by on November 17, 2016

It’s been quite the eventful year for Code Orange. They signed to Roadrunner records in April, and announced their third album, Forever, due in January. If you missed it,  they dropped the title track on Halloween. And with new music, comes touring. It’s not just any tour. It’s Code Orange’s first headlining tour in support of the […]

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Eddie Van Halen talks musical preferences (or lack thereof), old and new band members

Posted by on June 19, 2015

Legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen recently spoke in length to Billboard from his home studio in Studio City, CA about all sorts of things – his past addictions, fighting cancer, the struggles (and bandmates) that stand in the way of a new Van Halen record and the fact that he really doesn’t listen to music […]

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Today is the Day announce spring tour with Lazer/Wulf

Posted by on March 19, 2015

When veteran Nashville, TN noisecore trio Today is the Day cancelled their tour after being involved a van accident while on tour last November, it was understandable that they’d have to take some time off the road in order to recuperate. Van accidents are obviously an inconvenience to begin with, but this one in particular was truly gnarly. […]

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Prong announce North American fall tour

Posted by on March 9, 2015

With the March 31 release date of their cover album quickly approaching, legendary and highly-influential New York-based industrial crossover trio Prong has just announced a full, forty-one date North American headlining tour for the fall and into the early winter of 2015. The “Songs From The Black Hole North American Tour” will kick off Friday, October 23 at […]

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Skeletonwitch vocalist to miss upcoming tour dates

Posted by on October 22, 2014

If you were planning on catching on Athens, Ohio’s blackened thrash powerhouse Skeletonwitch on one of their upcoming tour dates, don’t be surprised or upset if you happen to notice something missing from their live set: vocals. It appears that vocalist Chance Garnette will have to sit out for the remainder of their tour supporting Amon Amarth […]

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