Bloodywood Announces New North American Dates

Courtesy: TAG Publicity

Bloodywood is coming back to the states this summer.

The band announced Tuesday, it is scheduled to launch the “Rakshak USA 2023 Tour” May 2 in Seattle, WA. The tour, which will follow the band’s “Rakshak EU/UK Tour 2023,” is scheduled to run through May 25 in Columbus, OH and also includes performances scheduled in Greensboro, NC; St. Louis, MO and Sacramento, CA.

The schedule for the tour, which is in support of the band’s 2022 debut album, Rakshak, is noted below. Presales for tickets and VIP packages will be available here starting Wednesday while general sales will open Friday. Vended and Wargasm will share time as support for the tour.

Bloodywood vocalist Jayant Bhadula said Bloodywood is excited about getting back stateside.

“We are thrilled to be back playing for our fans in the United States,” Bhadula said. “This tour is going to be a celebration of heavy metal, Indian culture, and the power of music to bring people together.”

05/02 @ El Corazon – Seattle, WA
05/03 @ Hawthorne Theater – Portland, OR
05/05 @ Virginia Street Brewhouse – Reno, NV
05/06 @ Goldfield Trading – Sacramento, CA
05/07 @ Echoplex – Los Angeles, CA
05/08 @ The Observatory – Santa Ana, CA
05/10 @ Gothic Theatre – Denver, CO
05/12 @ The Metro – Chicago, IL
05/13 @ Pop’s – St. Louis, MO
05/15 @ Vibes Event Center – San Antonio, TX
05/16 @ The Studio At The Factory – Dallas, TX
05/18 @ Welcome to Rockville Festival – Daytona Beach, FL
05/19 @ The Georgia Theater – Athens, GA
05/20 @ Hangar 1819 – Greensboro, NC
05/22 @ Irving Plaza – New York, NY
05/23 @ HMAC – Harrisburg, PA
05/24 @ Roxian Theatre – Pittsburgh, PA
05/25 @ Sonic Temple Festival – Columbus, OH

Rakshak was among the most anticipated hard rock and metal albums of 2022 among many audiences, and it more than lived up to expectations. That was proven through all of the singles it released. Those singles are: ‘Gaddaar,’ ‘Aaj,’ ‘Machi Basad,’ ‘Dana Dan,’ ‘Jee Veerey,’ ‘Endurant,’ and ‘Yaad.’

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ShipRocked 2023 Cruise Band Lineup Announced

Courtesy: Ashton-Magnuson Media

The lineup for the 2023 ShipRocked cruise was announced this week.

Falling in Reverse will headline next year’s hard rock cruise, which is scheduled to leave port Jan. 22 from Port Canaveral, FL and return Jan. 28. The cruise, which will take place aboard the Carnival Magic, will make stops along its route at Half Moon Cay in the Bahamas, Grand Turk in Turks & Caicos Islands, and Dominican Republic’s Amber Cove. A limited number of staterooms is still available here.

Along with Falling in Reverse, the lineup for the 2023 Ship Rocked cruise also features the likes of Nonpoint, Nothing More, Ayron Jones, and Motionless in Air. Also included in the lineup are the likes of Wage War, Skillet, and Red Jumpsuit Apparatus.

Nonpoint also took part in the 2022 ShipRocked cruise alongside the likes of Ayron Jones, P.O.D., Lamb of God, Corey Taylor, Drowning Pool, and Avatar among others.

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