Spock’s Beard Offers Audiences Another Solid Live Effort In ‘Snow Live’

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On Aug. 27, 2002, veteran prog-rock outfit Spock’s Beard released what has since come to be known by the band’s fans as one of its most pivotal albums when it released the simply titled, yet complex concept album Snow. The two-disc record was the last for then front man Neal Morse, who left the band for a solo career not too long after its release. Just this month, the band re-visited that seminal album when it released its new live recording Snow Live in stores and online. The recording marks the first time ever that Spock’s Beard has ever performed the album in full in a live setting. That in itself is the bedrock for the recording’s presentation, and will be discussed shortly. Just as important to note in examining the recording is the band’s performance thereof. This will be discussed later. Rounding out the most important of the recording’s elements is its collective bonus material. It will also be discussed later. Each element noted here is important in its own right to the whole of the recording. All things considered, Snow Live proves to be another solid live effort from one of the most respected names in the prog community.

Spock’s Beard’s latest live recording Snow Live is hardly the band’s first live recording. Even with that in mind, it can be said easily that this latest live effort from one of the prog community’s most respected names is another solid effort from the band. That is due in no small part to the very fact that it presents the band performing what has become one of its seminal works in whole for the first time ever in one special setting. The setting in question was the latest installment of former front man Neal Morse’s Morsefest. It is somewhat fitting that the band united members past and present in that setting for the performance considering the importance of Morsefest and of Snow. That combination makes the performance a collective show of unity from the band that shows in itself an appreciation for the fans and their respect for Snow. It all combines to make this first-of-its kind performance from Spock’s Beard that much more important. Audiences will especially appreciate the concert’s production values throughout. The audio was expertly balanced throughout, which says plenty considering the size of the venue and that the concert was performed indoors. Recording live shows indoors always presents its own challenge because sound has only so far to go. Those who handled the concert’s sound both in production and post are to be commended for their work here. The same can be said of those responsible for handling the concert’s video production. The work of all involved makes this all too important concert for devout Spock’s Beard fans that much more that much more important and enjoyable. Of course as key as the concert’s very set list and related productions values are collectively to this recording, they are only one part of what makes the recording such a solid effort from Spock’s Beard. The band’s performance of its set list is just as important to discuss in examining its presentation as the show itself.

The band’s performance of its landmark 2002 concept album deserves just as much credit in making the concert watchable as the show itself because of the effort clearly put in by the band members. Between interacting with one another on stage and with the audience through something as simple as a facial gesture or invitation to be part of the show from the floor, the band shows throughout, its dedication to its fans and to properly translating the album from studio to stage. It pays off, too. Audiences will be impressed to experience that effort firsthand, and in turn will agree that said effort is something that must be experienced firsthand to be truly appreciated and understood. Keeping this in mind, audiences will agree in seeing the band’s performance for themselves that said performance goes a long way toward strengthening the recording’s presentation and making it enjoyable for the band’s fans. That performance, even as important as it is to the recording, is not the last of the recording’s most important elements. The bonus material included in the recording rounds out its most important elements.

The bonus material featured in Snow Live includes an extensive hour-long presentation of behind-the scenes material and a nearly 40 minute encore set from Morsefest 2016. The songs and the audiences’ full engagement makes the encores that much more entertaining for home viewers, ensuring even more their engagement and entertainment. The band shows just as much dedication to the music and the fans here, too, as in the concert’s main feature, making the encores that much more entertaining. The behind-the-scenes featurette includes an in-depth interview with the band members and an intimate audience ahead of the band’s concert. The interview session includes discussions on the band members’ influences, the creative process in the studio, lineup changes and much more. There are also some more intimate on-camera moments with the band members that offer their own insight including Morse’s own discussion on his conversion to Christianity and its impact on his life. Seeing Morse’s genuine emotion as he discusses the change is moving to say the least. Between those discussions and the others not directly noted here, and the bonus encores, it goes without saying that Snow Live offers plenty of enjoyable and engaging bonus material. When that bonus material is considered along with the recording’s main feature and the band’s performance thereof, the whole of those elements makes Snow Live that much stronger of an offering from Spock’s Beard; an offering that will easily reach every one of Spock’s Beard’s fans.

Spock’s Beard’s latest live recording Snow Live is a critical addition to the band’s already extensive body of work. It presents what is one of the band’s most influential albums being performed live in whole for the first time ever. What’s more, the album is presented by the band’s members past and present. That show of unity in performance of the album sends its own strong message that fans new and old alike will appreciate. Speaking of the band’s performance, the energy and emotion put into each song’s performance strengthens the concert’s presentation even more. It translates the album expertly from studio to stage while also showing the band’s dedication to presenting a fully enjoyable and immersive experience for audiences. The bonus material included in the concert’s recording puts the finishing touch on the recording with its hour-long interview session and nearly forty-minute encore set. Each noted element plays its own important part in the whole of Snow Live‘s presentation. All things considered, they make the recording another solid effort that Spock’s Beard fans old and new alike will enjoy. It is available now in stores and online. more information on Snow Live is available online now along with all of the band’s latest news and more at:

Website: http://www.spocksbeard.com

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Sleep Signals’ New EP Sure To “Wake Up” More New Fans

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Early this past September, underground rock act Sleep Signals released its latest studio recording, its EP At The End of the World to the masses. The six-song record, which features musical arrangements that will appeal to fans of Avenged Sevenfold, is a strong effort from the Minneapolis, MN-based band. That is due in part to a diverse array of musical arrangements exhibited throughout its run. This will be discussed shortly. The record’s lyrical themes are just as important to its presentation as its musical arrangements. They will be discussed later. The record’s sequencing rounds out its most important elements, and ensures just as much as its musical and lyrical content, listeners’ maintained engagement and entertainment. Each element noted here is important in its own right to the EP’s whole. All things considered, the noted elements make this record a work that is certain to wake lots of new listeners.

Sleep Signals’ latest studio recording At The End of the World is a solid new effort that is certain to wake up plenty of new listeners, including possibly mainstream radio programmers. That is especially the case as the band tours in support of its new EP alongside Elisium on “The High Tides Tour.” That ensured growth and success is due in part to the diversity presented in the EP’s musical arrangements. The record opens with an up-tempo, guitar-driven arrangement in ‘Suit & Tie Suicide’ that is easily likened to songs from Avenged Sevenfold, Black Veil Brides and other similar acts. ‘I’ll Save You,’ the EP’s second song, is just as easily compared to the aforementioned band through its musical arrangement. The band doesn’t stick to that one sound too long, though. ‘Edge of My Sanity’ noticeably changes things up with an arrangement that will appeal to fans of Saving Abel, Hinder, Seether and other similar acts. Such a juxtaposition between the EP’s first three songs makes for quite an impact. The interest doesn’t end there, either. ‘Drive,’ the EP’s fourth track, presents a pure hard rock arrangement that, when coupled with front man Robert Cosgrove’s vocal delivery, conjures thoughts of Buckcherry (at least in this critic’s ears). ‘Rewind’ meanwhile presents an arrangement that leans more in an emocore direction. As the record comes to its end in ‘Welcome to the Masquerade,’ it actually becomes even more musically interesting as it takes those Avenged Sevenfold, etc. influences already exhibited early on and crosses them with the also noted emocore leanings that are also included here. The end result is a work that will certainly keep listeners’ attention just as much as the record’s other works. Whether for that song, the record’s others or all together, it becomes clear in examining the EP’s musical arrangements why exactly they are so critical to its overall performance. They display a wide range of influences that will easily reach just as many listeners. That is definitely to be commended in examining the EP. It is of course just one of the EP’s most important elements. Its lyrical themes are just as important to discuss as its musical arrangements.

The lyrical themes presented throughout Sleep Signals’ new EP At The End of the World because they are just as widespread as the record’s musical arrangements. ‘Suit & Tie Suicide’ comes across as a commentary on people not trying to live their lives, but rather becoming conditioned by life. This is inferred as Cosgrove sings, “Wake up, punch the clock/Another day in a dead-end job/We waste away/We never question who we are and what will be/Are we too blind to see/Reality, a mass deception/But we still feed the machine/9 to 5, we work our lives away/Day in, day out/Suit and tie suicide/Join the funeral procession/It’s our same-routine obsession/You’re not living when you’re dead inside/Suit & tie suicide.” It comes across as a call to people to not be afraid to live their lives; call to take those chances in life. It is not a rare message anywhere in the musical universe, but a positive one nonetheless.

As serious as Sleep Signals is in its new EP’s opener, it doesn’t stay too serious for too long. ‘Drive’ supports that statement through its lyrical theme, which is a simple song about a woman. Cosgrove sings of the woman in question, “I didn’t wanna be the one to slow us down and fall behind/But I’m addicted to how she moves/She goes so fast she blows my mind/3 a.m., an empty room/A night so long, it’s never-ending/She always gets what she wants/Keeps me knocking down the door/I’m always coming back for more.” That is just a small glimpse into how crazy the woman in question makes the song’s subject. Cosgrove additionally sings from the subject’s viewpoint, “I wanna get you alone,” clearly showing how much he wants the woman. The energy in the song’s musical arrangement makes that message even more fun. Even as much as it stands out from the more serious message of the EP’s opener, it is not the last example of the EP’s lyrical diversity. ‘Welcome to the Masquerade,’ the EP’s closer is certain to generate its own share of discussions if it hasn’t already done so.

Cosgrove sings in the first verse of ”Welcome to the Masquerade,’ “You wear a crown of fake gold/You live a life you sold your soul…your heart is black/This time it’s over/So don’t close your eyes/You must see what you have done/See what you have become/And now I’ll carry on/You will never be the death of me/I will watch you waste life away/Day by day/Behind the mask into the shade/Welcome to the masquerade.” That lead verse leads one to infer that the song is meant to be a commentary on someone who has lived a life trying to deceive others, yet hasn’t fully succeeded in doing that. That seeming commentary is strengthened even more as Cosgrove sings in the song’s second verse, “Another place, another time/Another day you left behind/Everyday/And everyone/Your time is coming/So don’t close your eyes/You must see what you have done/See what you’ve become.” It’s a strong message, needless to say, and yet another example of the record’s lyrical diversity. It still is not the last of the songs that serves to exemplify that diversity, either. The EP’s other songs serve in their own right to support that statement just as much. Keeping that in mind, examining those songs along with the works noted here proves the importance of the EP’s lyrical themes to its whole just as much as its musical arrangements. They of course are collectively still not the last important element to note here. The record’s overall sequencing rounds out its most important elements.

The sequencing of Sleep Signals’ new EP rounds out its most important elements. In examining the record’s sequencing, listeners will note that the EP’s energy remains relatively stable from one song to the next. The record’s first two entries are solid, driving works even despite their different stylistic approaches in their arrangements. ‘Edge of My Sanity’ pulls things back even more with its brooding musical and lyrical energies. Even being brooding, those energies only last so long before the EP picks right back up in ‘Drive.’ That driving energy remains right to the record’s end, ensuring even more listeners’ maintained engagement and entertainment. Simply put, from one song to the next, it is clear that plenty of time and thought was put into this record’s sequencing. That time and thought paid off, too. When it is considered alongside the songs’ arrangements and their lyrical themes, the whole of the record proves to be another solid effort that definitely will wake up plenty of new fans.

Sleep Signals’ new EP At The End of the World is a solid new effort that is certain to wake plenty of new fans to the band and its body of work. That is proven through the diversity exhibited in the record’s musical arrangements and lyrical themes. The time and thought put into the record’s sequencing puts the finishing touch to its presentation. When all three elements are joined, they make this EP a work that is certain to wake lots of new fans. It is available now, and can be bought at any of the band’s current live dates. The band’s current tour schedule is noted below. Tickets for the shows can be bought at the band’s official website.

11/22 Sanford, FL @ West End Trading Co.
11/24 Satellite Beach, FL @ Wynfield’s
11/26 Daytona Beach, FL @ Rok Bar
11/28 Birmingham, AL @ The Nick
11/30 Destin, FL @ Club L.A.
12/1 Lake Charles, LA @ The Center Stage
12/2 Houston, TX @ Acadia
12/3 Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog Bar
12/5 Wichita, KS @ Barleycorn’s
12/6 Lawrence, KS @ The Bottleneck
12/7 Ames, IA @ DG’s Tap House
12/8 Fort Atkinson, WI @ Hijynx
12/9 Chippewa Falls, WI @ Every Buddy’s Bar

More information on Sleep Signals’ new EP, its new tour, latest news and more is available online now at:

Website: http://www,sleepsignals.net

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/sleepsignals

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The Veer Union Debuts New Single, Video Ahead Of Box Set’s Release; To Tour This Fall, Winter

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The Veer Union has released some more new music for its fans.

The band recently debuted the lyric video for its latest single ‘My Last Regret’ in anticipation of the upcoming release of its new career retrospective box set Decade: History of our Evolution. Pre-orders for the six-disc collection are open now.

Front man Crispin Earl recently discussed the band’s new single, explaining the introspective message at its center.

“I think we can call relate to at least one time in our lives where we wish we could have just made a better decision than the one we made in the past; in retrospect, as an artist, those mistakes that we make are also the same things that inspire us to make music from the depths of our hearts,” Crispin said.

Courtesy: Rock Shop Entertainment

While an official street date has not yet been announced for Decade: History of Our Evolution has not yet been announced, the band has already announced an early tour schedule in support of its new compilation set. The tour is currently scheduled to launch Dec. 8 in Mercersburg, PA and to run through Feb. 17 in Seattle, WA. The band’s current tour schedule is noted below.

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The Veer Union Epic Evolution Tour Dates:
12/08 @ Mercersburg Mansion House – Mercersburg, PA
12/09 @ Monraes – Penneville, NY
12/30 @ Evening Star – Niagara Falls, NY
12/31 @ TBA – Philadelphia / Easton, PA
01/02 @ Irish Wolf – Scranton, PA
01/03 @ Whislky Warehouse – Mansfield, OH
01/04 @ Empire – Akron, OH
01/05 @ The Music Factory – Battle Creek, MI
01/06 @ Diesel – Chesterfield, MI
01/07 @ TBA – St. Joseph, MI
01/09 @ TBA – Lafayette, IN
01/10 @ Bada Brew – Crest Hill, IL
01/11 @ TBA – Rockford, IL
01/12 @ Penny Road – Barrington, IL
01/13 @ Every Buddy’s Bar – Chippewa Falls, WI
01/14 @ Hijinx – Fort Atkinson, WI
01/16 @ Spicoli’s – Waterloo, IA
01/17 @ Cafe Acoustic – St. Joseph, MO
01/18 @ Rose Music Hall – Columbia, MO
01/19 @ Aftershock – Merriam, KS
01/20 @ TAB – Omaha, NE
01/24 @ TBA – Grand Junction, CO
01/25 @ Herman’s Hideaway – Denverr, CO
01/26 @ Sunshine Studios Live – Colorado Springs, CO
01/28 @ Gas Monkey – Dallas, TX
01/30 @ Limelight – San Antonio, TX
02/02 @ Scout Bar – Houston, TX
02/03 @ BFE Rock Club – Houston, TX
02/06 @ TBA – Flagstaff, AZ
02/07 @ Beauty Bar – Las Vegas, NV
02/08 @ TBA – San Diego, CA
02/09 @ Viper Room – Los Angeles, CA
02/10 @ TBA – Modesto, CA
02/11 @ Holy Driver – Sacramento, CA
02/13 @ TBA – Eugene, OR
02/15 @ Rock Hard PDX – Portland, OR
02/16 @ TBA – Spokane, WA
02/17 @ El Corazon – Seattle, WA

More information on The Veer Union’s new single, box set, tour and more is available online now at:

Website: http://www.theveerunion.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/theveerunion

Twitter: http://twitter.com/TheVeerUnion

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AT&T, Audience Network To Air Andy Grammer Live Event Friday

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Andy Grammer is getting a special new live concert event.

AT&T and Audience® Network will feature Andy Grammer live Nov. 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on DIRECTV Channel 239 and U-Verse Channel 1114.  The live event, which is in support of his forthcoming third album The Good Parts, will also be broadcast on DIRECTV Now.

Pre-orders for The Good Parts are open now.  The album is currently set for release Dec. 1.  Two of the its songs – ‘Fresh Eyes’ and ‘Smoke Clears’ – are streaming online now in full.

Friday’s one-hour concert event was shot on location in Los Angeles, CA in 4k and features a number of Grammer’s biggest hits so far from his two full length studio recordings and various EPs.  After the concert, Grammer will sit down with Audience Network’s Audience Music host Ted Stryker for a one-on-one interview.

Friday night’s concert event is just one of a number of chances for fans to take in Grammer’s live show.  His current tour schedule sees him performing live this Sunday, Nov. 12 in Shippensburg, PA; Dec. 16 in Orlando Florida; Jan. 12, 2018 in Santa Barbara, CA and many other dates.  The tour’s schedule is noted below.

Catch Andy Grammer on tour in the following cities:
DATE
LOCATION
VENUE
SUN
11/12
Shippensburg, PA
Shippensburg University w/ Jesse McCartney
SAT
12/16
Orlando, FL
Autonation Cure Bowl & Andy Grammer Pre-Game Concert
FRI
1/12
Santa Barbra, CA
The Granada Theatre
WED
3/14
San Francisco, CA
The Fillmore
THU
3/15
Los Angeles, CA
The Belasco
FRI
3/16
Santa Ynez, CA
Chumash Casino
SAT
3/17
San Diego, CA
House Of Blues
MON
3/19
Portland, OR
Wonder Ballroom
TUE
3/20
Vancouver, BC
Vogue Theatre
WED
3/21
Seattle, WA
Neptune Theatre
FRI
3/23
Salt Lake City, UT
The Depot
SAT
3/24
Englewood, CO
Gothic Theatre
SUN
3/25
Kansas City, MO
Madrid Theatre & Café
TUE
3/27
Minneapolis, MN
Music Hall Minneapolis
WED
3/28
Milwaukee, WI
Turner Hall Ballroom
FRI
3/30
Indianapolis, IN
Deluxe at Old National Centre
MON
4/2
Toronto, ON
The Phoenix Concert Theatre
TUE
4/3
Detroit, MI
St. Andrews Hall
THU
4/5
Nashville, TN
Cannery Ballroom
FRI
4/6
Atlanta, GA
Variety Playhouse
SAT
4/7
Charlotte, NC
The Underground
MON
4/9
Ridgefield, CT
Ridgefield Playhouse
FRI
4/13
Boston, MA
Paradise Rock Club
SAT
4/14
New York, NY
Irving Plaza
SUN
4/15
Philadelphia, PA
The TLA

More information on Grammer’s upcoming live dates, album and more is available online now at:

 

 

 

Website: http://andygrammer.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/facebook.com/andygrammer

Twitter: http://twitter.com/andygrammer

 

 

 

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Saxon To Open 2018 With New Album

Courtesy: Militia Guard (Silver Lining Music)

The good news keeps coming for fans of Saxon.

Only a week after BMG announced it would release a new Saxon retrospective and the band announced a new live recording and new live dates with Judas Priest, the band has announced it has another new studio recording on the way.

The band announced this week that it will open the New Year with its next new album Thunderbolt.  The album, the band’s 22nd full-length studio recording, will be available on CD, vinyl, special edition box set, cassette tape and digital download.

Thunderbolt is currently slated to be released Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 via Militia Guard (Silver Lining Music). Pre-orders open Dec. 1.

Front man Biff Byford said in a recent interview that the album, which was produced by famed producer Andy Sneap (Arch Enemy, Stuck Mojo, Fozzy), will leave listeners making plenty of their own noise.

“This is album 22 and it’s called Thunderbolt,” Byford said.  “It’s a storming, smashing, thundering collection of tracks we’ve been crafting with producer Andy Sneap, and it’s finished ready to be released.  Stand clear and fasten your seat belts!”

Thunderbolt’s track listing is noted below.

Thunderbolt Track Listing
  1. Olympus Rising
  2. Thunderbolt
  3. The Secret of Flight
  4. Nosferatu (The Vampires Waltz)
  5. They Played Rock and Roll
  6. Predator
  7. Sons of Odin
  8. Sniper
  9. A Wizard’s Tale
  10. Speed Merchants
  11. Roadie’s Song
  12.  Nosferatu (Raw Version)*
*not available on vinyl

He added that the band will hit the road next year in support of its new album on its own tour.

“This is part one of the colossal Thunderbolt World Tour” Byford said.  “We’re going to be touring the whole of 2018, so get your tickets and join the ride.  It’s going to be fast and furious, dark and brooding.  Monumental riffing and screaming vocals – loud and proud – It’s going to be a Saxon tour, unique in every way!”

The current tour schedule for the Thunderbolt World Tour is noted below.  Ticket pre-sales for the tour open Nov. 8 at 10 a.m. General sale tickets go on sale Nov. 10 at 10 a.m.

Thunderbolt 2018 European Tour – Part 1
Fri February 23 – UK, Cardiff University
Sat February 24 – UK, Cambridge Corn Exchange
Sun February 25 – UK, Hull City Hall
Tue February 27- Holland, Tilburg 013
Wed February 28 – Germany, Saarbruecken Garage
Thu March 1 – Germany,  Hannover Capitol
Fri March 2 – Germany,  Frankfurt Batschkapp
Sat March 3 – Germany, Dresden Schlachthof     

More information on Thunderbolt is available online now along with all of the band’s latest news and more at:

 

 

 

Website: http://www.saxon747.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/saxon

Twitter: http://twitter.com/SaxonOfficial

 

 

 

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Ozzy Announces Farewell Tour

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Ozzy is officially calling it a career.

The Grammy Award ®-winning veteran performer, famed television personality and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee announced Monday that he is retiring, and will celebrate his impending retirement with an extensive farewell tour.  The tour is currently scheduled to open May 5, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico and to run through July 7, 2018 in Lisbon, Portgual.

While the upcoming farewell tour, which will run through 2020, is OSbourne’s last big outing, he stressed in a recent interview that the tour likely won’t be his absolute last time performing live.

“People keep asking me when I’m retiring,” Osbourne said.  “This will be my final world tour, but I can’t say I won’t do some shows here and there.

Included in the upcoming tour is a mix of solo and festival shows that will see Osbourne performing alongside long time friend and Black Label Society front man Zakk Wylde (guitar), Blasko (bass), Tommy Cluefetos (drums) and Adam Wakeman (keyboards).  The North American leg of Ozzy’s farewell tour, which will be revealed in 2018, will be produced by Live Nation.

The current schedule for the European leg of Ozzy’s farewell tour is noted below.

DATE
COUNTRY/CITY
VENUE
Sat
5/5
Mexico
TBA
Tue
5/8
Santiago, Chile
TBA
Fri
5/11
Buenos Aires, Argentina
TBA
Sun
5/13
São Paulo, Brazil
TBA
Wed
5/16
Curitiba, Brazil
TBA
Fri
5/18
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
TBA
Sun
5/20
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
TBA
Fri
6/1
Moscow, Russia
Olympiisky
Sun
6/3
St. Petersburg, Russia
Ice Palace (Ledovi Dvorets)
Wed
6/6
Finland
TBA
Fri
6/8
Solvesborg, Sweden*
Sweden Rock Festival
Sun
6/10
Donington, UK*
Download Festival
Wed
6/13
Prague, Czech Republic*
Airport Letnany
Fri
6/15
Paris, France*
Download Festival
Sun
6/17
Italy*
TBA
Wed
6/20
Halden, Norway*
Tons of Rock Festival
Fri
6/22
Copenhagen, Denmark*
Copenhell Festival
Sun
6/24
Dessel, Belgium*
Graspop Metal Meeting
Tue
6/26
Krakow, Poland*
Impact Festival
Thu
6/28
Oberhausen, Germany*
König-Pilsnet Arena
Fri
6/30
Madrid, Spain*
Download Festival
Mon
7/2
Lisbon, Portugal
Meo Arena
*Produced by Live Nation

 

More information on Ozzy’s upcoming farewell tour is available online now along with all of his latest news and more at:

 

 

 

Website: http://www.ozzy.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ozzyosbourne

Twitter: http://twitter.com/OzzyOsbourne

 

 

 

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AT&T Audience Network Presents Prophets Of Rage Concert Event Tonight

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AT&T Audience Network is bringing audiences a special live event from Prophets of Rage tonight.

The one-hour event will air at 9 p.m. ET via DRECTV NOW on DIRECTV Channel 239 and on AT&T U-Verse Channel 1114 as well as on-demand.  The event features live footage of the group — comprised of Rage Against The Machine members Tom Morello, Brad Wilk and Tim Cummerford Public Enemy front man Chuck D. and Cypress Hill front man B. Real – performing at various festivals worldwide.

The festival performances featured in tonight’s special include the Festival Vive Latino in Mexico (March 18, 2017), Hellfest 2017 in France (June 18, 2017), Maximus in Buenos Aires, Argentina (May 6, 2017) and Louder than Life Festival in Louisville, KY (Oct. 1, 2017).  The concert footage includes performances of the band’s own new material alongside well-known Rage Against The Machine songs.

The live footage presented throughout tonight’s concert event is only part of what audiences have to anticipate.  The group sits down with AT&T Audience Network concert series host Ted Stryker (no relation to the Airplane character) later in the evening to talk about their motivations for coming together and crafting their new music.

Along with the live performances expected to be featured tonight on the AT&T Audience Network, Prophets of Rage is also giving audiences a handful of chances to catch it live on the road.  It wraps its current U.S. tour this Saturday, Nov. 4 at Ozzfest in San Bernadino, CA before heading overseas for a European tour that launches Nov. 10 in Paris France.  The band’s full tour schedule is noted below.

 

DATE
LOCATION
VENUE
SAT
11/4
San Bernardino, CA
Ozzfest
FRI
11/10
Paris, France
Le Zenith Paris
MON
11/13
London, United Kingdom
O2 Forum Kentich Town
WED
11/15
Dusseldorf, Germany
Mitsubishi Electric Halle
THU
11/16
Tilburg, Netherlands
O13

 

Prophets of Rage’s debut self-titled album is available now in stores and online via Fantasy Records.  More information on the album, the band’s live schedule and more is available online along with all of the band’s latest news and more at:

 

 

 

Website: http://prophetsofrage.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/prophetsofrageofficial

Twitter: http://twitter.com/prophetsofrage

 

 

 

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