Uproar Festival Organizers Release Early Details On Annual Tour

Courtesy:  Ashton-Magnuson Media

Courtesy: Ashton-Magnuson Media

The Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival returns for its fourth year this Summer.  The annual festival is one of the last big Summer packages festival tours each year.  Last year’s tour boasted a total of nearly 300,000 people in attendance through its run.  This year’s tour looks to be just as successful if not more so.  It kicks off August 9th and runs through September 15th.  Tickets for most shows go on sale next Thursday, April 25th at noon local time.  Prices start at $10.25 and go as high as $89.75.  All tickets include extra fees.  More information on tickets for the annual tour is available online at http://www.RockstarUPROAR.com and http://www.LiveNation.com.  A full listing of tour dates is available below:

Date                            Market                         Venue                                                 

Fri        9-Aug               Scranton, PA               Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain

Sat       10-Aug             Hartford, CT                The Comcast Theatre

Sun      11-Aug             Darien Center, NY       Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

Tue      13-Aug             Saratoga, NY               Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Wed    14-Aug             Mansfield, MA              Comcast Center

Fri        16-Aug             Bristow, VA                 Jiffy Lube Live

Sat       17-Aug             Holmdel, NJ                 PNC Bank Arts Center

Sun      18-Aug             Wantagh, NY               Nikon at Jones Beach Theater

Tue      20-Aug             Toronto, ON                Molson Canadian Amphitheatre

Thu      22-Aug             Tinley Park, IL             First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre

Fri        23-Aug             Noblesville, IN              Klipsch Music Center

Sat       24-Aug             Clarkston, MI               DTE Energy Music Theater

Tue      27-Aug             Oklahoma City, OK     Zoo Amphitheater

Wed    28-Aug             Dallas, TX                   Gexa Energy Pavilion

Thu      29-Aug             The Woodlands, TX    Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Sun      1-Sept             Denver, CO                 Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre

Mon     2-Sept             Salt Lake City, UT       USANA Amphitheatre

Sat       7-Sept             George, WA                The Gorge Amphitheatre

Sun      8-Sept             Ridgefield, WA            Sleep Country Amphitheater

Wed    11-Sept           San Francisco, CA     Shoreline Amphitheatre

Fri        13-Sept           Phoenix, AZ                 Desert Sky Pavilion

Sat       14-Sept           Chula Vista, CA           Sleep Train Amphitheatre

Sun      15-Sept           Irvine, CA                     Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

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Weekend band lineup announced for Rock Vegas Festival

Concert organizers with the Rock Vegas Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada have officially announced the band lineup for the upcoming weekend long September Festival. 

On Friday, september 28th, Shinedown will be performing.  They’ll be joined by:  Godsmack, Staind, Papa Roach, P.O.D., Adelitas Way, Deuce, and Redlight King. 

Rob zombie and Marilyn Manson will take to the stage Saturday, September 29th.  They’ll be joined throughout the day by:  Stone Sour, Buckcherry, All That Remains, Art of Dying, New Medicine, and Otherwise. 

Tickets are now onl sale for the Rock Vegas Festival.  They are as affordable as $39 (plus fees.  VIP packagaes are also available.  Concert goers can get discount hotel rates through Mandalay Bay, Luxor and Excalibur.  To get tickets, VIP packages, and hotel reservations, go online to http://www.RockVegasFest.com

Anyone interested in coming to Rock Vegas Fest is being offered a very special opportunity courtesy of the festival and its sponsor, Rockstar Energy Drink.  Rockstar Energy Drink and Rock Vegas are offering two lucky concert goers a trip for two with roundtrip airfare fully covered.  The two lucky guests will also get free hotel accomodations, airport transfers, $500 spending money, and VIP treatment at the festival.  To enter for this contest, go online to http://www.rockvegasfest.com/flyaway.  The contest is currently open, and entries will be accepted until August 26th. 

For more information on the Rock Vegas Fest, go online to http://www.RockVegasFest.com, http://www.facebook.com/RockVegasFest, http://twitter.com/RockVegasFest, http://www.youtube.com/RockVegasFest, and on Instagram at Instagram@RockVegasFest.

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Fozzy’s new single available now; “Evolution of Fozzy” video posted

Courtesy: Century Media

The lead single off of Fozzy’s new album, “Sin and Bones” is now available for download.  fans can purchase ‘Sandpaper’ now on iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play.  Also, to build anticipation for next month’s release of “Sin and Bones” the band has posted a video titled, “Evolution of Fozzy” on Youtube.  It can be viewed here:  http://youtu.be/-LWWW10x1uA .  Fans can also stream ‘Sandpaper’ for free on Youtube at http://youtu.be/G1ltJ60u-w0.  ‘Sandpaper features guest vocals from Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows. 

The band will be touring this Summer to support its new album.  It will be part of this year’s annual Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival.  The tour kicks off Friday, August 17th in Kansas City, Missouri at the Capitol Federal Park at sandstone.   Fozzy’s North Carolina fans will get to see the band perform when the tour makes a stop in Raleigh on Tuesday, September 11th.  The festival will be at the Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek.  Fans can get a full tour schedule and more online at http://www.fozzyrock.com, http://www.facebook.com/FozzyRock, http://twitter.com/FozzyRock, and http://www.centurymedia.com.

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Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival gives unsigned bands chance for big break

Unsigned bands across the country are being given the chance for a big break thanks to the Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival.  The festival is hosting the Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands powered by Imagen records.  The contest gives unsigned bands the chance to perform at the festival’s Ernie Ball Stage and a grand prize of a chance to record an EP with mega producer Jay Baumgardner at NRG Recording Studios in Hollywood, CA, and $10K worth of music gear and other swag. 

Bands can get more information and register for the contest online now at http://www.RockstarUPROAR.com/battleofthebands.  All of the festival’s tour dates are also available online at http://www.RockstarUPROAR.com, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/RockstarUPROAR, on Twitter at http://twitter.com/#!/rockstaruproar, and on the official festival Youtube channel, http://www.youtube.com/user/RockstarUPROAR.

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As I Lay Dying debut new single, prep new album, tour

Courtesy: Metal Blade Records

As I Lay Dying is a busy band this year.  The band has officially debuted the lead single off of its upcoming new album, “Awakened” as it prepares to take aprt in this Summer’s Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival.  Fans can check out the new single, ‘Cauterize’ now on liquidmetal.com.  The band’s brand new album, “Awakened” is currently schedule to be released September 25th via Metal Blade Records.

Audiences who come and check out the band this Summer will get the opportunity to pre-order “Awakened.”  The band will make available special limited edition laminated that will allow fans to pre-order the new album right at the band’s merchandise booth at each of its stops on the tour.  The laminates will each have a special code that can be entered online at http://www.metalblade.com/awakened.  Fans simply need enter the code to pre-order the album and have it hand delivered to their door.  The code must be redemmed by no later than November 1st , 2012.  The laminates are available only at the band’s stops on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, and this offer is only available in the United States. 

Fans can get a full listing of the band’s tour dates and news online at http://www.asilaydying.com, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/asilaydying, on Twitter at http://twitter.com/asilaydying, and on its official Youtube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/asilaydying.

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Summer Festival offering “Early Bird” ticket discounts

Concert tickets aren’t cheap for the most part.  We all know that.  So the Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival is offering concert goers a specail discount ticket deal.  Festival organizers are offering an “Early Bird” ticket deal.  Organizers, in partnership with LiveNation, are offering “Early Bird” $15 lawn tickets.  The deal is being offered THIS WEEKEND ONLY, June 15th until June 17th at 10pm.

Anyone interested in getting tickets for the nearest show can get the tickets by going online to http://www.RockstarUPROAR.com and http://www.LiveNation.com.  Pit and up-front seating is still available at a price of $75 (plus fees).  Special meet & greet VIP packages will be available, as well.

Fans in North Carolina will get to see the Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR festival this Summer.  It will be making a stop in Raleigh, North Carolina at the Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek on Tuesday, September 11th.  Fans nation wide can check out the full tour schedule and lineup online at http://www.RockstarUPROAR.com, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/RockstarUPROAR, on Twitter at http://twitter.com/#!/rockstaruproar, and on Youtube at http://www.youtube.com/user/RockstarUPROAR.

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Fozzy preps for tour, new album release

Fozzy are HUGE rock stars!  Anyone that has listened to Fozzy from its debut album knows that.  And now, as it prepares to release its fifth full length release, the band is proud to announce that it will be joining the third annual Uproar Festival tour, presented by Rockstar Energy drink.  Fozzy will join the likes of Shinedown, Godsmack, In This Moment, Thousand Foot Krutch, Adelitas Way and others on this year’s tour.

The dates for this year’s tour have been announced.  However, actual cities have yet to be announced.  Fans can keep up with all the latest on the tour online at http://www.RockstarUPROAR.com, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/RockstarUPROAR, on Twitter at http://twitter.com/#!/rockstaruproar, and on Youtube at http://www.youtube.com/user/RockstarUPROAR

Fans of Fozzy can also keep up with the band as it prepares to release its album and head out on tour online at http://www.fozzyrock.com, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/FozzyRock, and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/FozzyRock.