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Adrenaline Mob Announce European Tour Dates

Posted on March 28th, 2012 by Pauline France

After ripping through the U.S. with a killer set of shows on the heels of their debut full-length album, Omertà, Adrenaline Mob released European tour dates that kick off in June and wrap up a month later in July.

The dates are:

Jun. 08 – Sweden Rock – Sölvesborg, Sweden
Jun. 10 – Nosturi – Helsinki, Finland
Jun. 12 – Studio Club – Krakow, Poland
Jun. 14 – MMC Club – Bratislava, Slovakia
Jun. 15 – Pesca Music Club – Budapest, Hungary
Jun. 16 – Szene – Vienna, Austria
Jun. 17 – Conrad Sohm – Dornbirn, Austria
Jun. 18 – Z7 – Pratteln, Switzerland
Jun. 20 – Orion – Rome, Italy
Jun. 21 – Gods Of Metal – Milan, Italy
Jun. 23 – Graspop Metal Meeting – Dessen, Belgium
Jun. 24 – Maroquinerie- Paris, France
Jun. 25 – Colos-Saal – Aschaffenburg, GER
Jun. 26 – Knust – Hamburg, GER
Jun. 29 – King Tuts – Glasgow, UK
Jun. 30 – Moho Live – Manchester, UK
Jul. 01 – Academy2 – Birmingham, UK
Jul. 02 – The Junction – Cambridge, UK
Jul. 03 – Koko – London, UK
Jul. 05 – Rockfabrik – Ludwigsburg, GER
Jul. 06 – Theaterfabrik – Munich, GER
Jul. 07 – Matrix – Bochum, GER
Jul. 08 – Bospop – Weert, Netherlands

Tickets to the European tour are already on sale, so be sure to catch the band live by buying tickets here.

In addition, Adrenaline Mob will play an overtime show for the AHL’s San Antonio Rampage on April 7.  The festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. with performances by Natural Ear Music School bands The Next Day and Arisen.

The Natural Ear Music School is owned and operated by Adrenaline Mob bassist John Moyer and teaches kids to play rock by ear.  The school was established in Austin, Texas in 1991 will open a school in San Antonio this summer.

Death By Stereo Streaming New Song

Posted on March 23rd, 2012 by MDuffy

California hardcore band Death By Stereo has a new album – Black Sheep of the American Dream - slated to drop April 24, but they recently released a taste of  their lead song on their official Facebook page.

Listen to “WTF Is Going On Around Here” by clicking here.

And for those who are fond of D.B.S.’ 1999 debut If Looks Could Kill, I’d Watch You Die, check out footage of guitarist James Gericke and Co. playing “Sing Along with the Patriotic Punks” in Fullerton, Calif., last week below:

Austin Woodward Takes A DX-1 ST For A Spin

Posted on March 21st, 2012 by MDuffy

Black Vinyl guitarist Austin Woodward recently posted a rundown of his new Desolation Dx-1 ST where he talks about some of the axe’s best features.

In addition, Woodward put up a video of a sick version of Periphery’s “Totla Mad” while rocking the transparent blue smear Charvel.

Check out the videos below:

Falling In Reverse Drop Video For ‘Raised By Wolves’

Posted on March 12th, 2012 by MDuffy

Falling In Reverse recently dropped a new video for “Raised By Wolves,” the latest single from their debut release on Epitaph Records, The Drug in Me is You.”

In the video, singer Ronnie Radke incites the crowd with an impassioned sermon from the stage, while guitarist Derek Jones and the rest of the band rips through this rock anthem.

Here is a screen-grab of Jones in action with a Charvel Desolation DS-1:

Check out the clip below:

For more information and a list of 2012 tour dates, visit Falling In Reverse’s official Facebook page.

MIss May I Unveil New Logo, Album Release Date

Posted on March 12th, 2012 by MDuffy

Miss May I singer Levi Benton recently made some pretty big announcements for the Ohio metallers.

Not only did Miss May I come up with a new logo and symbol, their next album, At Heart, will be released on May 29.

Check out the logo and symbol when Benton drops the news in the video below:

Miss May I kicked off a worldwide tour with fellow thrashers Whitechapel last weekend.  For more information, visit the band’s official Facebook page.


Austin Woodward Joins The Charvel Family

Posted on March 7th, 2012 by MDuffy

Guitarist Austin Woodward of Black Vinyl joined the Charvel family this week, and he took to YouTube to broadcast the announcement.

Woodward, 16, is based out of Nashville and has recently been recording with some of Music City’s top studio musicians.  He has even shared the stage with stars like Chris Tompkins at The BlueBird Café and Lenny Kravitz at the Ryman in Nashville, in addition to enjoying a private jam session with Vince Gill.

Check out Woodward with his axe in the videos below:

Woodward is also being featured in legendary photographer Robert M. Knight’s latest project, The Brotherhood of Guitar, where Knight searches the world for the 20 best new guitarists.

Follow Woodward’s exploits via his official Facebook page.

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