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Thu, 10/20/2011 - 2:32 pm

Modest Mouse will visit the Lone Star state playing shows at Stubbs Waller Creek Amphitheater in Austin, TX on November 9th and the Palladium Ballroom in Dallas, TX on November 10th. On November 13th, the band will appear at the SWU Music and Arts Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Talkdemonic, who were recently signed to Isaac Brock's Glacial Pace label, will be opening the shows in Austin and Dallas.Tickets for the Austin and Dallas shows go on sale Friday, October 21 at 10:00am central time.Modest Mouse tour dates:November 9  Austin, TX   Stubb's Waller Creek AmphitheaterNovember 10  Dallas, TX   Palladium BallroomNovember 13  Sao Paulo, Brazil   SWU Music and Arts FestivalFor Tickets and More Information, Fans Can Head Over To www.modestmouse.com

Tue, 04/24/2012 - 10:34 am

Modest Mouse hits the road this June for the Randalls Island, NYC Governors Ball Music Festival and the 2012 Orion Music + More festival in Atlantic City, NJ.   And the band have just announced today that they will also make stops in D.C., Pittsburgh and Columbus.   Please see below for latest confirmed itinerary.

Fans should stay tuned to www.modestmouse.com for exact on sale information for tickets to these select shows.

Modest Mouse Tour Dates:

June 20 Washington, DC @ 930 Club

June 21 Washington, DC @ 930 Club

June 22 Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE

June 23 Atlantic City, NJ 2012 Orion Music + More @ Bader Airfield

June 24 Randall's Island, NY @  The Governors Ball Music Festival @ Randall's Island Park

June 26 Columbus, OH @ Lifestyle Communities Pavilion

Tue, 05/01/2012 - 8:24 am

Tori Amos has announced that the debut album, Top Hats and Scary Tales from The Adventures Of… will be the first album released on her recently launched record label Transmission Galactic.  While Amos will continue to release her own current projects through Deutsche Grammophon/Mercury Classics , she will waste no time in making the grandiose and intricately executed album from The Adventures Of… available to the band's fans.  The album will be released immediately digitally and the UK based band will head to the states this summer for select tour dates.The glammed-up indie-rock trio, The Adventures Of… scored the first signing to Tori Amos’ record label via a feat of utmost ingenuity. Upon learning that the multi-platinum, eight-time-Grammy-nominated pianist/singer/songwriter was seeking artists for the label, frontman Adam Hanington gathered repurposed leather, wood, and brass to handcraft, a book-like vessel that would hold the band’s demo CD and a letter to Amos.Only two weeks later, the Devon, England-based band received word that their cabaret-inspired marriage of heavy rock and britpop had captured Amos’s attention. “The idea to start the label came from my desire to support music and artists outside of the major label system. Giving them a platform for their music and their art, is a major focal point of the label.  When I was first introduced to The Adventures Of… it was clear that they were going to be my first signing. Adam’s ability to craft a story along with his natural showmanship were immediate.” Tori AmosIndustry vet and Transmission Galactic's General Manager John Witherspoon noted “From Tori’s unique leadership to our partnership with ADA and ADA Global, we have an outstanding team in place to launch Transmission Galactic’s debut project from The Adventures Of…”With Mark Hawley in the producers chair, The Adventures Of... headed to his Martian Engineering Studios in Cornwall to begin recording their irresistibly twisted debut record.  The album even includes a guest performance by Amos herself, who lends a keyboard solo to the delightfully deranged track "Tears of a Paranoid Clown."  “Complication,” the lead single from Top Hats and Scary Tales, reveals the band’s fierce vocals and frenetic guitars and begins to set the tone for Hanington’s serpentine storytelling and ornate arrangements.Fans can click here for a first look at a video the band made for “Complication” as well as download two exclusive tracks ("Complication" and "Beggars Dawn”) from Top Hats and Scary Tales by simply 'Liking' them on Facebook: 

Wed, 06/06/2012 - 4:12 pm

Band of Skulls return to the states on August 3rd for Lollapalooza and for select shows with Jane's Addiction. The band have also just confirmed they will return to the states in late September for shows with Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Austin City Limits Music Festival.--  BAND OF SKULLS 2012 TOUR DATES:August 3 Chicago, IL Lollapalooza @ Grant ParkAugust 6 Indianapolis, IN The VogueAugust 8 Rochester, NY Water Street Music HallAugust 9 Bethlehem, PA PNC Plaza At Steelstacks *With Jane's AddictionAugust 10 Millvale, PA Mr. Small's TheatreAugust 11 Boston, MA Bank of America Pavillion *With Jane's AddictionAugust 12 New Brunswick, NJ State Theatre *With Jane's AddictionAugust 14 Baltimore, MD Lyric Opera House *With Jane's AddicitonSeptember 21 Pensacola Beach, FL Deluna FestivalSeptember 23 San Diego, CA Valley View Casino *With Red Hot Chili PeppersSeptember 25 Glendale, AZ Jobing.com Arena *With Red Hot Chili PeppersSeptember 27 Denver, CO Pepsi Center *With Red Hot Chili PeppersSeptember 29 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center *With Red Hot Chili PeppersOctober 2 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center *With Red Hot Chili PeppersOctober 4 New Orleans, LA New Orleans Arena *With Red Hot Chili PeppersOctober 13 Austin, TX Austin City Limits Music Festival @ Zilker Park

Thu, 11/08/2012 - 8:44 am

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Rage Against the Machine - XX, commemorative 20th anniversary editions of the eponymous debut album by a great American rock band, on Tuesday, November 27, 2012.Originally released in November 1992, Rage Against the Machine signaled the arrival of a revolutionary musical force, a band straddling the worlds of hip-hop and heavy metal with a scorching streetwise sound that rapped and rhymed hardcore across a musical backdrop as menacing and inspirational as graffiti. Rage Against the Machine entered the popular lexicon as more than just a revolutionary American rock band, the group's very name provided a rallying battle cry for the ongoing struggles for liberation--psychic and political--on planet earth.Formed in 1991, Rage Against the Machine opened the gates of a new boundary-obliterating rock-rap musical alliance with the band's literate and politically-charged debut album.  Featuring band members Tim Commerford, Zack de la Rocha, Tom Morello and Brad Wilk, Rage Against the Machine became a critical and commercial success, selling millions of copies around the world while attaining legendary status among alt-rock fans.  To this day the album, and the band, remain standard-bearers for uncompromising incendiary rock.Newly remastered for this anniversary release, Rage Against the Machine - XX will be available as a CD in three configurations: 1) 20th Anniversary Edition Deluxe Box Set housing two CDs, two DVDs, one 12" 180gm vinyl LP, one 40 page booklet and two-sided poster; 2) 20th Anniversary Special Edition featuring two CDs and a bonus DVD featuring six tracks in an oversized softpack and 3) 20th Anniversary Edition single compact disc (with three bonus tracks). 12" 180gm vinyl editions--a picture disc and a facsimile reproduction--of the original LP, remastered (no bonus tracks) will also be available.Compact Disc One of the newly remastered Rage Against the Machine - XX will include the original album, in its entirety, as well as three collectible b-sides from era.Compact Disc Two presents the original Rage Against the Machine demo tape. Recorded in 1991 and sold for $5 at the merch table at early Rage shows, the tape achieved mythical word-of-mouth status amongst music fans while helping to seal the band's deal with Epic Records. The 20th anniversary releases of Rage Against the Machine - XX marks the first time the entire RATM demo tapes have seen a full official release.DVD #1 included in the Deluxe Box Set features Rage Against the Machine's historic free concert in Finsbury Park on June 2010, performed as a thank-you to UK fans for making "Killing in the Name" the UK's Number One Single during Christmas week 2009. Also included are the band's groundbreaking music videos plus live concert performance clips.DVD#2 takes you back to the release of Rage's debut album focusing on live performance from 1991-1994, featuring the full set of RATM's first public performance as well as various live, rare clips.Rage Against the Machine - XX will include new liner notes penned especially for the band's 20th anniversary by longtime fan and hip-hop pioneer Chuck D.I. Rage Against the Machine - XX (20th Anniversary Edition Deluxe Box Set)2 x CDs + 2 x DVDs + 180gm LP12" lift-off box40 page booklet2 sided posterCD 1  - Rage Against The Machine - Remastered01. Bombtrack02. Killing In The Name03. Take The Power Back04. Settle For Nothing05. Bullet In The Head06. Know Your Enemy07. Wake Up08. Fistful Of Steel09. Township Rebellion10. FreedomBonus Tracks (b-sides)11. Bombtrack (live, taken from Bombtrack single)12 Bullet in the Head (live, taken from Bullet in the Head single)13. Take The Power Back (live, taken from Freedom single)CD 2 - "The Original Demos" - first official commercial release (except where noted)01. Bombtrack02. Take The Power Back03. Bullet in the Head04. Darkness of Greed (previously released)05. Clear the Lane (previously released) 06. Township Rebellion07. Know Your Enemy08. Mindset's A Threat09. Killing In The Name10. Auto Logic11. The Narrows12. FreedomDVD #1 "The Battle of Britain" - previously unreleasedFINSBURY PARK, LONDON ENGLAND (JUNE 6, 2010)1. Testify2. Bombtrack3. People Of The Sun4. Know Your Enemy5. Bulls On Parade6. Township Rebellion7. Bullet In The Head8. White Riot9. Guerrilla Radio10. Sleep Now In The Fire11. Freedom12. Killing In The NameMUSIC VIDEOS"Killing in the Name" (1992)"Bullet in the Head" (1993)"Bombtrack" (1993)"Freedom" (1993)"Bulls on Parade" (1996)"People of the Sun" (1996)"No Shelter" (1998)"Guerrilla Radio" (1999)"Sleep Now in the Fire" (2000) - first official commercial release"Testify" (2000) - first official commercial release"Renegades of Funk" (2000) - first official commercial release"How I Could Just Kill a Man" (2000) - previously unreleased LIVE MATERIAL FROM 1997 VIDEO COMPILATION - first time on DVD"The Ghost Of Tom Joad" "Vietnow" - Irvine, CA - 1997"People Of The Sun""Bulls On Parade""Bullet In The Head""Zapata's Blood" - Rock Am Ring Festival, Germany - 1996"Know Your Enemy""Bombtrack""Tire Me" - Reading Festival 1996 "Killing In The Name" - Pink Pop Festival - 1994 DVD #2 - all previously unreleased"First Public Performance"CAL STATE NORTH RIDGE, CA (OCTOBER 23, 1991)1. Killing In The Name2. Take The Power Back3. Autologic4. Bullet In The Head5. Hit The Deck6. Township Rebellion7. Darkness Of Greed8. Clear The Lane9. Clampdown10. Know Your Enemy11. FreedomPINK POP 1994 - "Freedom"VIC THEATRE 1993 - "Take the Power Back"JC DOBBS 1993 - "Fistful of Steel"SOUNDSTAGE PERFORMANCE 1992 - "Bombtrack"Halfway House 1992 - "Wake Up"Castaic 1992 - "Settle for Nothing"San Luis Obispo 1992 - "Clear the Lane"CWNN 1992 - "Untitled"Zed's Records 1992 - "Darkness of Greed"NOMADS 1992 - "Wake Up"* * * * *II. Rage Against The Machine - XX (20th Anniversary Special Edition)Oversized softpackCD 1  - Rage Against The Machine - Remastered01. Bombtrack02. Killing In The Name03. Take The Power Back04. Settle For Nothing05. Bullet In The Head06. Know Your Enemy07. Wake Up08. Fistful Of Steel09. Township Rebellion10. FreedomBonus Tracks (b-sides)11. Bombtrack (live, taken from Bombtrack single)12 Bullet in the Head (live, taken from Bullet in the Head single)13. Take The Power Back (live, taken from Freedom single)CD 2 - "The Original Demos" - first official commercial release (except where noted)01. Bombtrack02. Take The Power Back03. Bullet in the Head04. Darkness of Greed (previously released)05. Clear the Lane (previously released) 06. Township Rebellion07. Know Your Enemy08. Mindset's A Threat09. Killing In The Name10. Auto Logic11. The Narrows12. FreedomBonus DVD:Music Videos:-Killing In The Name-Bombtrack-FreedomTake The Power Back (Vic Theatre) - previously unreleasedBombtrack (Soundstage performance) - previously unreleasedWake Up (Nomads) - previously unreleased* * * * *III. Rage Against The Machine - XX (20th Anniversary Edition)Jewel CaseCD 1  - Rage Against The Machine - Remastered01. Bombtrack02. Killing In The Name03. Take The Power Back04. Settle For Nothing05. Bullet In The Head06. Know Your Enemy07. Wake Up08. Fistful Of Steel09. Township Rebellion10. FreedomBonus Tracks (b-sides)11. Bombtrack (live, taken from Bombtrack single)12 Bullet in the Head (live, taken from Bullet in the Head single)13. Take The Power Back (live, taken from Freedom single)