Behind The Fallen Teases ‘Reflections’ Video

L - R David Bruno, Eric Cerda, Johnny Presley, Dylan Roy, Chris Kaos. Photo Credit: Maggie Hue

L – R David Bruno, Eric Cerda, Johnny Presley, Dylan Roy, Chris Kaos.
Photo Credit: Maggie Hue

Behind The Fallen has a new video in the works.  And the band has released a new teaser trailer for the video in anticipation of its release.

Alternative Press will premiere the video for Behind The Fallen’s new song ‘Reflections’ on Monday, August 29th.  In anticipation of the video’s release the band is giving audiences just a little taste of its new song in a new teaser video that can be seen online now here.

The song features a guest appearance from The Word Alive vocalist Telle Smith.  BTF front man Johnny Presley explained in a recent interview how Smith came to work with the band on the song.  “We connected with Telle through our management, and the opportunity came up to do a song together and obviously we jumped at it,” he said.  We’re all huge fans, and Telle’s one of the most amazing front men in the business.  We jumped into the studio with him for a day, there was great chemistry, and we cranked out ‘Reflections,’ which turned out absolutely amazing.  We can’t wait to get it out to the fans and look forward to, hopefully, performing the track with Telle live someday.”

‘Reflections’ will be included in BTF’s upcoming LP As The Sky Falls Through.  The album will be released October 28th via Dave Ellefson’s EMP Label Group.  It will also feature the singles ‘Satellite,’ and ‘You’re Just A Friend.’  More information on ‘Reflections’ is available online now along with all of the band’s latest news at:









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Houston Open Air Festival Lineup Announced

Courtesy:  Ashton-Magnuson Media/Danny Wimmer Presents

Courtesy: Ashton-Magnuson Media/Danny Wimmer Presents

The lineup for the 2016 Houston Open Air Festival has officially been announced.

Organizers with the Houston Open Air Festival have revealed the lineup for the 2016 Houston Open Air Festival.  The lineup will feature 35 bands over two days.  That list includes: Deftones, Slayer,Chevelle, The Cult, Ministry, Alter Bridge, Ghost, Anthrax, Pierce The Veil, Of Mice & Men, Sevendust, Baroness, Hellyeah, Chevy Metal, Buckcherry, Nothing More, The Amity Affliction, Max & Iggor Cavalera: Return To Roots, Avatar, letlive., Jim Breuer and the Loud & Rowdy, Texas Hippie Coalition, Young Guns, Starset, Sick Puppies, Skindred, Neck Deep, Sons Of Texas, KYNG, Twelve Foot Ninja, Gemini Syndrome, The Word Alive, Dinosaur Pile Up, September Mourning, and more.  Avenged Sevenfold and Alice in Chains have been named as the festival’s headliners.

A rolling discounted Early Bird pre-sale for Weekend General Admission tickets begins this Tuesday, May 17th at 12pm CDT/1pm EDT.  A very limited quantity of tickets will be available during this pre-sale.  They can be purchased online at and will only be available while supplies last.  Their prices are noted below.


Early Bird #1: $89.50

Early Bird #2: $99.50


VIP weekend tickets will also be available at a cost of $234.50.

Public on-sale tickets will go on sale Friday, May 20th at 12pm CDT/1pm EDT.  They will also be available for purchase online at  Their prices are listed below.



Weekend GA: $109.50

Single-day GA: $69.50

Single-day VIP: $129.50

VIP Weekend: $234.50



VIP tickets include: VIP entrance lanes into venue, access to VIP-only area featuring dedicated bar, beverage and food options (for additional purchase), VIP-only viewing area of Main Stage, dedicated restroom facilities, and a VIP-only commemorative laminate.

A portion of all proceeds from ticket sales for the festival will go toward aiding the Greater Houston Storm Relief Fund.  The Greater Houston Storm Relief Fund was established by Houston’s mayor Sylvester Turner in order to accept donations for flood relief in the Houston community.  This includes aiding victims of the flooding that stemmed from recent storms that hit the region.  More information on The Greater Houston Storm Relief Fund is available online at  Danny Hayes, CEO of Danny Wimmer Presents, spoke with the media recently.  He discussed the timing of the festival’s announcement in relation to the city’s recovery from said storms as well as the motivation for teaming with Mayor Turner in his recovery efforts.  “Houston Open Air has been in the works for almost a year now,” he said.  It’s awkward to announce a major music festival in a city that has experienced such recent hardship and, in fact, we delayed our announcements out of respect for what Houston has endured. But at the same time, our festivals are about highlighting the strengths (or sometimes the needs) of our host city. There’s no more important way to do that right now than to support Mayor Turner’s efforts to help Houston recover from this spring’s flooding and we will be incorporating this message throughout our launch campaign.”

Danny Wimmer is the founder of Danny Wimmer Presents.  He shared his thoughts on the logistics of the concert’s location, its lineup, and more in his discussion with the press.  “Houston is one of the country’s biggest rock markets and, when combined with the impressive food scene happening here, it’s a natural location for a DWP festival,” he said.  “We’re thrilled to have such a diverse first-year lineup that includes Avenged Sevenfold, Alice In Chains and Chevelle. With the inclusion of an incredible food experience and the Jack Daniel’s Whiskey Row, we are kicking off a powerhouse experience that will live in the market for many years to come!”

The Houston Open Air Festival’s band lineup is just part of what audiences have to look forward to this year.  There will also be a special food and drink experience for fans who attend.  This includes the Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 Whiskey Row and a massive Gourmet Man Food Experience  The brands featured in the Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 Whiskey Row include: Jack Daniel’s Black Label, Gentleman Jack, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire, Old Forester, and Woodford Reserve.  The complete lineup and menus for the Gourmet Man Food experience will be announced soon.

Houston Open Air is produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, producer of: Louder Than Life, Chicago Open Air, Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville, Monster Energy Fort Rock, Monster Energy Aftershock, Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion, Northern Invasion, Monster Energy Rock Allegiance, Rock on the Range, and more.  It is sponsored by: Monster Energy, Jack Daniel’s, El Jimador, Fxck Cancer’s Dyin2Live, NRG Park, and SoHo Concessions, and more to be announced soon.

NRG Park is the home of the NFL’s Houston Texans and the annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.  It is located at One NRG Park in Houston, TX.

More information on the Houston Open Air Festival is available online now at:








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Memphis May Fire Releases Info For New Album, Tour

Courtesy:  Rise Records

Courtesy: Rise Records

Dallas, Texas based Memphis May Fire has announced the release date for its latest album.  The band will release Unconditional May 25th via Rise Records.  The band has already debuted the video for its lead single, ‘No Ordinary Love’ via YouTube at  The band’s members explained in an interview, the meaning behind its new record.  The band noted that Unconditional is largely about facing the future, facing the responsibilities that come to us each in life and facing all of life’s struggles.  The album’s track listing is available below.

Unconditional Track Listing:












Along with the announcement of its new album, the members of Memphis May Fire have also announced that the band will also hit the road in support of its new album beginning February 20th.  The tour will see the band hit twenty-seven cities including Raleigh, North Carolina.  It will be joined by The Word Alive, A Skylit Drive, Hands Like Houses, and Beartooth throughout its tour.  The band’s stop in Raleigh, North Carolina is currently scheduled for Sunday, March 2nd at the Lincoln Theatre.  The band’s complete tour schedule is listed below.

2/20 Nashville , TN @ Rocketown (Beartooth only)

2/21 – Dallas , TX @ The Door

2/22 – San Antonio , TX @ White Rabbit

2/23 – Houston , TX @ Warehouse Live

2/25 – St. Petersburg , FL @ State Theatre

2/26 – Lake Buena Vista , FL @ House of Blues – Orlando

2/27 – Ft. Lauderdale , FL @ Culture Room

3/1 – Atlanta , GA @ The Masquerade

3/2 – Raleigh , NC @ Lincoln Theatre

3/4 – Philadelphia , PA @ The Trocadero Theatre

3/5 – New York , NY @ Irving Plaza

3/6 – Sayreville , NJ @ Starland Ballroom

3/7 – Worcester , MA @ The Palladium

3/9 – Montreal , QC @ La Tulipe

3/10 – Toronto , ONT @ Opera House

3/11 – Pontiac , MI @ The Crofoot Ballroom

3/12 – Joliet , IL @ Mojoes

3/14 – Minneapolis , MN @ Mill City Nights

3/16 – Denver , CO @ The Summit Music Hall

3/18 – Spokane , WA @ The Knitting Factory

3/19 – Seattle , WA @ Studio Seven

3/20 – Portland , OR @ Wonder Ballroom

3/21 – Sacramento , CA @ Ace of Spades

3/22 – San Bernardino , CA @ NOS Events Center (Self Help Fest)

3/23 – San Diego , CA @ SOMA

3/26 – West Hollywood , CA @ House of Blues – Sunset Strip

3/27 – Mesa , AZ @ Nile Theatre

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