Every Memorial Day weekend at Neumos in Seattle, WA, the best hardcore festival in America takes place - Rainfest. The first half of this year's announcement has been posted, along with ticket links (which will go fast). Head to the replies to check out the bands, which include: Down to Nothing, Backtrack, and Cold World. The second half of the bands will be released February 15th at 9pm PST. Oh yeah, did I mention Andrew W.K. may perform? Nobody can miss that.
July will be performing an acoustic version of "What We Signed Up For" on Canada's "Breakfast Television" tomorrow morning - it's the Canadian version of Good Morning America. In addition, the band will be heading out on a short tour in February with SayWeCanFly. Dates can be found below.
The concert industry grossed a record $5.1 billion in North America last year, according to a new analysis from trade publication Pollstar, thanks to near-record prices and a huge number of shows by major acts. The top 50 world-wide tours generated combined revenue of $3.83 billion, up 27.6% from 2012.
We don't have any specific dates yet besides the already-announced Coachella and Governor's Ball gigs, but it appears that OutKast will be headlining over forty different festivals throughout this year.
Off With Their Heads will be touring around the United States with I Am Heresy and The Slow Death on select dates, which can be found in the replies. The band also says it's already going to start working on the follow-up to Home.
Pouzza Fest in Montreal has added more bands: Front Bottoms, The Swellers, Russ Rankin (Good Riddance) The Inside Track, Annabel and more. Already announced include The Menzingers, Mad Caddies, Reagan Youth.
Update: The official announcement video – featuring members of both FOB and Paramore – can be seen in the replies. Presale tickets go on sale Monday, Jan. 13, with general public tickets going on sale Friday, Jan. 17.
Looks like someone screwed up: a Fall Out Boy tour announcement video, one that contains the routing for an upcoming tour with Paramore, was posted online for a brief moment and then deleted. Some fans caught screen captures. Just can't catch a break with leaks can they? If I was a betting man I'd say tomorrow will see the full video / announcement.
If you are in North America then there's a couple of pieces of good news for you regarding Bombay Bicycle Club today. Firstly, you can now pre-order their new album So Long, See You Tomorrow here. Secondly the band will be heading out on a North American spring tour and you can check out the dates in the replies. Thirdly, listen to their new single "Luna" in the replies if you missed out on it yesterday, it's superb and you can see what a bunch of us are fawning over.
The 1975 have just started their biggest headline, sold out tour to-date of the UK including playing three nights at London's prestigious Brixton Academy. Head to the replies to see the setlist for the tour which would make any fan of the band very happy.
Black Lips have announced a new spring tour in support of their upcoming album, Underneath The Rainbow which is set to be released on March 18th via Vice Records. You can find the complete routing as well as the album's artwork in the replies.
Transit have canceled their New Year's Eve show tonight due to a family illness.
It is with a heavy heart that we must cancel tonight’s show at the Amyityville Music Hall due to a family illness. Thank you to all of our fans for making 2013 our band’s best year yet, we wish all of you a safe and happy New Year.