The Offspring is doing a North American tour this summer with varied support from Alkaline Trio, Street Dogs, Shiny Toy Guns, Dropkick Murphys, Pennywise and Sum 41. Press release and dates are in the replies. Will this be the tour of the summer?
Rise Against have canceled their show at the Verizon Wireless Theatre in Houston, TX tonight due to Tim McIlraith’s voice. Refunds are available at point of purchase. Please note that Thrice, Alkaline Trio and The Gaslight Anthem will be playing at the House of Blues tonight instead. Tickets from the Verizon Wireless Theatre will not be honored. New tickets will need to be purchased at the door.
Alkaline Trio have provided us with some exclusive footage of the band in the studio talking about the new record Agony & Irony and other topics of interest. Watch this clip as well as their new music video for "Help Me" in the replies.
AP.net and Nike are teaming up for a giveaway for a pair of Heart and Sole Air Zoom Cush shoes that were designed by Alkaline Trio. To win the shoes, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Alkaline Trio/Nike" and include your full name as well as shoe size (girl or guy too). We will randomly pick a winner in one week, on Thursday, July 17th at noon PST. You can find all of the details on the shoe as well as pictures in the replies.
You can now pre-order the deluxe edition of Alkaline Trio's new album Agony and Irony on iTunes. The album costs $12.99 and comes with seven bonus tracks. The disc will be released July 1st through Epic Records.