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ISLANDER RELEASE VIOLENCE & DESTRUCTION PRE-ORDERS AND NEW TRACK

From the band that made both Alternative Press’ ‘100 Bands You Need To Know’ and Revolver’s ‘Most Anticipated Album of 2014’, ISLANDER is proud to announce Violence & Destruction

Pre-order packages for ISLANDER’s highly anticipated Victory Records full-length debut, Violence & Destruction, are now available exclusively through VictoryMerch.com. Various Violence & Destructionpackages, starting at $19.98, include your choice of t-shirt, tank top, crewneck sweatshirts, posters, and more. ISLANDER’s Violence & Destruction will be available everywhere on July 8th, 2014. 

For your first taste of the album, head over to Alternative Press and stream the new track, “The Sadness Of Graves”. 

Grab your pre-order of Violence & Destruction just in time to catch ISLANDER perform it live all summer long on the Victory Records Stage at the 2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. View the full list of dates
here.

For Additional ISLANDER Information:
http://www.victoryrecords.com/islander 
https://www.facebook.com/weareislander 
“The Sadness Of Graves” Stream
“New Colors” Music Video

LISTEN TO A NEW EXPIRE TRACK ON REVOLVERMAG.COM SONG APPEARS ON ‘PRETTY LOW’, COMING JUNE 17 FROM BRIDGE NINE

Listen to the first new track to be unveiled from Expire’s forthcoming album with the same title, “Pretty Low”, now via Revolvermag.com.  Pretty Low will be released June 17th from Bridge Nine Records and features eleven tracks of honest and uncompromising hardcore.  This LP is the follow-up to Expire’s B9 debut Pendulum Swings which was called “one of the best hardcore albums to be released this decade” by Rise HXC.

Since Expire’s formation in 2009, they’ve released demos and 7 inches, toured the globe numerous times over, hit festival after festival, and released their landmark debut full-length Pendulum Swingsin May of 2012. They’ve been on the road almost non-stop over the last two years, with not even a hint of slowing down in 2014.  Expire kicked the year off with dates in Japan, Europe and the UK, and have already canvassed the United States.  Now, Expire is gearing up for the release of Pretty Low on June 17th as well as highly coveted sets at festivals like Rain Fest (Seattle) and This Is Hardcore (Philadelphia).  Expire will also tour the entirety of the United States this summer on the LIfe & Death tour with Backtrack, Harm’s Way, and others.

Pre-order information will be coming soon from Bridge Nine Records.

Pretty Low Track listing:

1.  Pretty Low

2.  Just Don’t

3.  Fiction

4.  Gravity

5.  Nobody

6.  Old Habits

7.  Forgetting

8.  Callous

9.  Rejection

10.  If It Were Up To Me

11.  Second Face
  

EXPIRE - ON TOUR:
5/23  Seattle, WA @ RAIN FEST 

LIFE & DEATH TOUR FEAT. BACKTRACK, HARM’S WAY, EXPIRE, SUBURBAN SCUM, DOWNPRESSER, IRON MIND

6/25 Nashville, TN @ The End w/ Incendiary, Freedom

6/26 Chicago, IL @ The Beat Kitchen w/ Incendiary, Freedom

6/27 Hamtramck, MI @ Smalls Bar w/ Incendiary, Freedom

6/30 Worcester, MA @ Club Oasis w/ Rude Awakening, Freedom

7/1 Glen Lyon, PA @ Glen Lyon VFW w/ Freedom

7/2 Long Island, NY @ The Hungarian Hall w/ Incendiary, Freedom

7/3 Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter w/ Freedom, Turnstile

7/4 Fayetteville, NC @ Drunk Horse Pub w/ Freedom, Turnstile

7/5 Atlanta, GA @ Under The Couch w/ Freedom, Turnstile

7/6 Jacksonville, FL @ Underbelly w/ Freedom, Turnstile

7/7 Tampa, FL @ Crowbar w/ Freedom, Turnstile

7/8 Pensacola, FL @ The Handlebar w/ Freedom

7/9 Houston, TX @ Walters w/ Bitter End, Will To Die

7/11 San Antonio, TX @ The Korova w/ Bitter End, Will To Die

7/12 Albuquerque, NM @ The Gasworks w/ Bitter End, Will To Die

7/13 Scottsdale, AZ @ Pubrock w/ Bitter End, Will To Die

7/14 Pomona, CA @ Aladdin’s Jr w/ Bitter End, Will To Die

7/16 Camarillo, CA @ Rock City w/ Bitter End, Will To Die

7/17 Oakland, CA @ Oakland Metro w/ Bitter End, Will To Die

7/24-27  Philadelphia, PA @ This Is Hardcore (Expire only)

NASCENT ROCKERS RAINS TO RELEASE SOPHOMORE EFFORT “FROM THE ASHES” JUNE 17TH

Nascent rockers Rains are set to release their sophomore effort, FROM THE ASHES, on June 17th.  The album features the supercharged, melodic hard rock for which the band has come to be known, but this time delves deeper with more personal insight into the mind of lead singer/guitarist/band namesake, Jeff Rains.  Look for the band to tour the country in support of FROM THE ASHES around the CD’s release, with exact dates to be announced.  The first single from the album, “Betterman,” will soon go for adds at Active Rock radio.

Hailing from a small town in northern Indiana, lead singer/guitarist/band namesake Jeff Rains and company are making a name for themselves the old-fashioned way, with hard work and determination, winning over supporters one at a time with their poignant, emotive, melodic hard rock sound.  In true DIY fashion, with no support from a traditional record label, the first single from their self-released debut album STORIES, “Liar,” cracked the Top 15 of Sirius/XM’s Octane channel, causing hard rock music fans to take notice.  The second single from the album, “Look In My Eyes,” went on to break into the Top 10 on both Octane and iHeartRadio, while third single. “Pressure,” hit #1 on Octane and broke in to the Top 30 nationwide at Active Rock radio.  Of the band and their debut album, Alternative Revolt put it best, “Their music fills the void that we have lived with for so long.  It is real, authentic.  Above all, it rocks.”  Rains has already toured with the likes of Five Finger Death Punch, All That Remains, Hatebreed, Black Stone Cherry, Cavo and more.

 

To experience Rains, please visit:

www.rainsmusic.com

www.facebook.com/rainsmusic

www.twitter.com/rainsband

 

Electro-Industrial Pioneers MY LIFE WITH THE THRILL KILL KULT Announce “Spooky Tricks” Album & Tour

Legendary electronic industrial rock band MY LIFE WITH THE THRILL KILL KULT will be releasing their much anticipated 13th studio album, “SPOOKY TRICKS”. This newest release reflects heavily on their passion for 70s electronic dance music and the new wave / no wave sound of the early 80’s, creating a sonic universe dedicated to late night pleasure seekers, looking to take a dive… into the wild!

The historically spectacular live troupe have also announced theirSPOOKY TRICKS TOUR, kicking off in Ramona, CA on May 28, 2014, winding through the United States and ending at the iconicWhisky A Go-Go in Los Angeles, CA on July 2, 2014.

Catch MY LIFE WITH THE THRILL KILL KULT"SPOOKY TRICKS TOUR" With DJ Toxic Rainbow:

5/28 Ramona, CA @ Mainstage 
5/29 Hermosa Beach, CA @ Saint Rocke 
5/30 Corona, CA @ M15 
5/31 Las Vegas, NV @ Cheyenne Saloon 
6/01 Albuquerque, NM @ Low Spirits 
6/03 Tulsa, OK @ IDL Ballroom 
6/04 Dallas, TX @ Trees 
6/05 Austin, TX @ Elysium 
6/06 San Antonio, TX @ The Korova 
6/07 Houston, TX @ Scout Bar 
6/08 New Orleans, LA @ One-Eyed Jack’s 
6/10 Jacksonville, FL @ Brewster’s Megaplex 
6/11 Richmond, VA @ Fallout 
6/12 Philadelphia, PA @ The Barbary 
6/13 Cambridge, MA @ Middle East Downstairs 
6/14 Stafford Springs, CT @ Stafford Palace Theater 
6/15 New York, NY @ Santo’s Party House 
6/17 Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom 
6/18 Detroit, MI @ The Shelter 
6/19 Grand Rapids, MI @ Stache at Intersection 
6/20 Columbus, OH @ Skully’s Music Diner 
6/21 Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge 
6/22 Milwaukee, WI @ Shank Hall 
6/24 Denver, CO @ Gothic Theatre 
6/25 Salt Lake City, UT @ Lo-Fi Café 
6/27 Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven 
6/28 Portland, OR @ Dante’s 
7/01 San Francisco, CA @ DNA Lounge 
7/02 Los Angeles, CA @ Whisky A Go-Go

Get A Taste Of MY LIFE WITH THE THRILL KILL KULT “SPOOKY TRICKS”!

Spooky Tricks

Connect with MY LIFE WITH THE THRILL KILL KULT :

MY LIFE WITH THE THRILL KILL KULT OFFICIAL 
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Hailing from Chicago’s renowned Wax Trax Records stable of bands, THRILL KILL KULT creators Groovie Mann (lead vocals) andBuzz McCoy (keys/production) have been conjuring up sonic tales of blasphemy, sexcapades and kitschy horror for over 25 years. Their sound is a concoction of experimental, disco, rock, new wave, lounge and glam, interlaced with their signature “sampled dialogue” - a reflection of the duo’s musical influences, and insight into the their taste in cinema. In fact, the original intent was to write and produce a trashy B -movie in the style of John Waters and Russ Meyers. Yet without much film experience and access to video equipment, the project was scrapped, only to be transformed into a musical group of the same name - something both had more expertise in. Groovie(Franke Nardiello) fronted the late 70’s Chicago bands The DT’s andSPECIAL AFFECT, as well as singing for the post-punk British outfitDROWNING CRAZEBuzz (Marston Daley) attended Berklee College of Music in 1979, but soon realized a formal education in jazz piano was not for him. He picked up the guitar, and began performing with a variety of “art-punk” type groups in the Boston music scene before relocating to Chicago in 1987.

The early years of TKK were spent touring extensively with an entourage of musicians, performance artists, and a back-up trio of voluptuous, singers/dancers dubbed the BOMB GANG GIRLZ. The shows had a “Cabaret From Hell” vibe, arousing the curiosity of the kids and the media, establishing the group as one of America’s premier “industrial-dance” acts. 

The band’s popularity among the underground club scene was fueled by hard-hitting dance tracks with titles like Kooler Than JesusDo You Fear For Your ChildA Girl Doesn’t Get Killed By A Make-Believe Lover Cuz It’s Hot (featuring punk poet chanteuse Lydia Lunch), and A Daisy Chain 4 Satan. The Parents Music Resource Center(PMRC) was appalled.

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Their third album SEXPLOSION (1991) spawned the chart-topping radio savvy song Sex On Wheelz, which quickly gained the attention of the major labels, and the band signed to Interscope Records in 1992. Like all of their releases, the album had an overpowering cinematic quality, so it wasn’t surprising when Hollywood also took notice. They found themselves writing for an assortment of soundtracks like Paul Verhoeven’s “Showgirls” and animator Ralph Bakshi’s “Cool World.” In 1994, they stepped in front of the camera for a cameo in the cult classic “The Crow” to perform the song After The Flesh. More recently TKK was written into the story line of the 2013 film “Sexy Evil Genius”. Their music can be heard frequently in movies, television and cable shows, such as HBO’s long running, “Real Sex” series, Showtime’s “Californication”, and last summer’s indie flick “Crazy Eyes”.

But it doesn’t end with studio, film and TV; Groovie and Buzz still take to the road extensively, along with a rotating cast of dubious characters. In 2010 they re-created their role in the “Sextacy Ball Tour” along with Belgium’s rave darlings Lords of Acid. In 2011 they performed at the “Wax Trax Retrospectacle” show in Chicago, with old label mates Front 242 and Revolting Cocks. Joining Groovieand Buzz on this year’s SPOOKY TRICKS Tour will be veteran drummer Justin Bennett, bassist Mimi Star, and guitarist Westin Halvorson. Opening the show will be [DJ] TOXIC RAINBOW. Best known for his genre-breaking DJ sets, ever changing production style, and monthly show on Digitally Imported ElectroDJTR has been inspired by THRILL KILL KULT since the age of 14. In 2012 he won a Beatport.com remix contest re-working the classic TKK club hit “_Kooler Than Jesus_” and recently finished remixes for the band’s new album, as well as mixes for Groovie’s side-projectDARLING KANDIE.

MY LIFE WITH THE THRILL KILL KULT’S sound has always been fearlessly experimental and has become hugely influential to many artists today. They continue to morph and stretch the fabric of music and as we know it, always remaining true to the KULT and true innovators.

SEBASTIAN BACH’S NEW VIDEO “ALL MY FRIENDS ARE DEAD” HAS EXCLUSIVE WORLDWIDE PREMIERE ON USATODAY.COM YESTERDAY

NEW ALBUM “GIVE ‘EM HELL” IN STORES TODAY; BACH TO APPEAR ON ABC’S NEW REALITY COMPETITION SHOW “SING YOUR FACE OFF”

In honor of the release of iconic rock vocalist Sebastian Bach's new album, GIVE 'EM HELL, fans globally can click here to check out the exclusive worldwide premiere of the new video for “All My Friends Are Dead” on USAToday.com.  The hard-rocking performance video features longtime Bach friend and fellow rock icon, Duff McKagan, who plays bass on the track.  “All My Friends Are Dead” appears on GIVE ‘EM HELL, which is in stores today via Frontiers Records.  GIVE ‘EM HELL is available now at iTunes and Amazon here.

 

GIVE ‘EM HELL has already rave reviews from the media with Screamer Magazinedeclaring, “Bach’s signature voice is unmistakable and as always almost indescribable, hard to compare with anything else.  His vocals are gritty, powerful…” while Loudwireavowed, “Bach sounds better than ever…”  Produced, mixed and recorded by Bob Marlette (Black Sabbath, Shinedown, Alice Cooper) and mastered by Tom Baker (Nine Inch Nails, Rob Zombie, Seether), GIVE ‘EM HELL features writing and playing by very special friends and guest stars: Duff McKagan (Velvet Revolver, Guns N’ Roses), John 5 (Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie) and Steve Stevens (Billy Idol).  Rounding up the lineup on the album are Devin Bronson on guitars and Bobby Jarzombek on drums.

 

In other news, Sebastian Bach will appear on the new ABC reality competition show, “Sing Your Face Off,” which premieres with two back-to-back episodes on Saturday, May 31st at 9:00PM.  “Sing Your Face Off” is a talent variety competition featuring celebrities who are transformed and trained to perform as a legendary musical icon.  Bach is one of five celebrities competing who will take on the identity of an iconic musical performer.  Based on Endemol’s global hit “Your Face Sounds Familiar,” "Sing Your Face Off" is produced by Endemol USA. Georgie Hurford-Jones ("America’s Got Talent," "Britain’s Got Talent") is Executive Producer.

Sebastian Bach has sold in excess of 20 million records worldwide as lead singer with his former band, Skid Row and as a solo artist.  Far from just being a multi-platinum recording artist, the singer/songwriter/actor/entertainer has expanded his career over the past decade to include episodic television with a 5-season recurring role on the CW’s hit series “Gilmore Girls”, starring roles on Broadway (“Jekyll & Hyde”, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”) and national touring companies (“Jesus Christ Superstar”), and has appeared regularly on MTV and VH1.

 

Bach on the web:

www.sebastianbach.com

www.facebook.com/sebastianbach

www.twitter.com/sebastianbach

www.instagram.com/sebastianbach

www.frontiers.it

FINE FINE TITANS Premiere “Dance of the Omega” Music Video Exclusively on Bloody-Disgusting!



Watch “Dance of the Omega” Music Video here

Read Vocalist Jennifer Bartlett’s “Top 5 Women In Horror” Exclusive: http://bit.ly/1fCLthL

'Omega' EP due out April 8, 2014!
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Grand Rapids, MI | March 5, 2014 - Grand Rapids based post-hardcore band, Fine Fine Titans, have partnered up with #1 horror site Bloody-Disgusting for the exclusive world premiere of their “Dance of the Omega” music video. The track is off their new EP, ‘Omega’, produced by Erik Ron (Panic at the Disco, Foxy Shazam, Saosin, Chiodos, New Years Day) and set to drop on April 8th. When asked about the inspiration behind the dark video, FFT explained,

"The concept of this video was driven strictly by the lyrics…we wanted to portray a group of people who were physically taken hostage to represent the emotional damage caused by those who held power over them. The animal costumes helped to reflect on the core of the song and hide the faces of the individuals, thus making the characters more elusive."

Tour Dates:

May 17th - Pyramid Scheme - Grand Rapids, Michigan

w/Still Remains

Fine Fine Titans are a four-piece female fronted post-hardcore ensemble hailing from the Great Lakes region of Grand Rapids, Michigan. The band originally startedas the brainchild of husband/wife (bassist/vocalist) Evan and Jennifer Bartlett. The couple met in 2007 after Jen’s old band performed in Evan’s hometown of Grand Rapids. Two years and a marriage certificate later they decided to merge their love of music and complimentary creativity to form a new band. They searched for members
and started writing music and playing out, with Fine Fine Titans officially taking shape in December of 2010.

The duo rounded out their sound with the addition of guitarist Dustin Posthuma and drummer Jason Campbell. They began cultivating their signature fervent hard-rock tunes for their 2012 debut EP, ‘Arms’. FFT’s introductory effort and energetic live performance garnered them a loyal following and comparisons to genre inspirers such as Every Time I Die, The Bled, He Is Legend and Letlive. Their meteoric rise in the local music landscape also got them selected for opening slots for Dead Sara,
Emery, Blessthefall, Vanna, Still Remains, Stray From The Path and I See Stars. 

The quartet is a force to be reckoned with collectively, but it’s vocalist Jennifer Bartlett who has grabbed the scene by the balls. “On top of sloping the notes she hits into powerful vibratos, she throws in Chino Moreno-esque screams with murderous frantic shrills before breakdowns that make you want to dance AND throw people simultaneously.”

Lyrically Bartlett explains she finds her inspiration in “heartbreak and struggle. I’m driven by the natural energy and chemistry that not only flows through people but also connects us to animals and nature. I’m a dreamer. I’m inspired by change and those who are impassioned enough to make positive strides despite hardships.”

After the successful release of ‘Arms’, Fine Fine Titans went through a member reconfiguration with the exit of Campbell on drums and Luke Pietscher quickly jumping in to fill the vacancy. FFT got to work on their follow up EP, teaming up with producer Erik Ron (Panic at the Disco, Foxy Shazam, Saosin, Chiodos, New Years Day), engineer 
Adrian Alvarado, with mastering done by Anthony Lopardo. Members Posthuma and Pietscher made their departure from the group soon after completing the record. Joining the ranks in the winter of 2013/2014 were drummer Joe Smith and guitarist Kris Sosa.
With a full lineup in place and undeniably killer EP on the horizon, Fine Fine Titans are about to shake things up in 2014.

FINE FINE TITANS ONLINE:

www.finefinetitans.com 
facebook.com/finefinetitans
twitter.com/finefinetitans
youtube.com/finefinetitans
Instagram (@finefinetitans)

CASH CASH TAKES US HOME AGAIN WITH NEW TRACK “LIGHTNING” ft. JOHN RZEZNIK! PLUS SXSW, BUDWEISER MADE IN AMERICA DATES & EDC NY!

New York based DJs/producer trio Cash Cash turns up with a new smash just in time for springtime—“Lightning,” which “stir[s] up early-2000s nostalgia” with an iconic feature from Goo Goo Dolls’ front-man, John Rzeznik, “an infectious radio smash destined for inspiring festival-sized sing-a-longs throughout the summer” (Dancing Astronaut).

JP Makhlouf, Alex Makhlouf and Sam Frisch set the tone again with this new track, coming off the heels of a buzzing radio success, “Take Me Home” ft. Bebe Rexha, currently holding the #16 spot on Top 40 radio, a song that “solidifie[d] the group’s artistic status…” and heralded a Top 25 debut on Billboard’s “Dance/Electronic Song” chart.

Catch the boys live as they “light things up” on their North American OVERTIME TOUR including dates in Austin at South By Southwest as well as Miami where they will heat things up at Winter Music Conference, including a set at the “Big Beat & Friends Miami Rooftop Pool Party” and a special hometown set at EDC NY this May!

TOUR DATES:
Mar 06 – LUX - Buffalo, NY
Mar 07 – Stereo Live – Houston, TX
Mar 09 – Electro Beach – Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Mar 12 – Pandora SXSW Showcase – Austin, TX
Mar 13 – Waterloo Records Block Party – Austin, TX
Mar 13 – Absolute/TIGI Party – Austin, TX
Mar 14 – Atlantic Records/Niemen Marcus Showcase (RSVP<smarturl.it/cusponrainey>) – Austin, TX
Mar 14 – Doritos SXSW Party – Austin, TX
Mar 17 – Flannagan’s Dublin – Columbus, OH
Mar 19 – Daddy O’s – Cancun, MX
Mar 22 – MIXX @ Borgata – Atlantic City, NJ
Mar 25 - Bob Sinclair Pool Party @ The Delano - Miami, FL
Mar 26 – Big Beat & Friends Miami Rooftop Pool Party @ The Dream (TIX<http://www.wanttickets.com/bigbeatmiami>) – Miami, FL
Mar 26 - Paul Oakenfold Perfecto Party @ Space - Miami, FL
Mar 27 - ATB Pool Party @ Clevelander, Miami, FL
Mar 27 - SoGood Mixmag Pool Party @ Club 50, Miami, FL
Mar 28 - No Sugar Added Festival @ Nikki Beach, Miami, FL
Apr 01 - Alliant Energy Center @ Madison, WI
Apr 04 - LAVO - New York, NY
Apr 10 - Union - Iowa City, IA
Apr 11 - Whim - Pittsburg, PA
Apr 25 – Life in Color Festival – West Lafayette, IN
Apr 26 – Life in Color Festival – Columbia, MO
May 22 - The Park - Sacramento, CA
May 23 - Exchange - Los Angeles, CA
May 24-56 – EDC Festival - New York, NY
Jun 07 – Circuit of the Americas – Austin, TX
Jun 19-22 – Firefly Festival – Dover, DE
May 22 - The Park - Sacramento, CA
Jun 26 - Electric Forest @ Double JJ Ranch - Rothbury, MI

STREAM “OVERTIME” EP:
https://soundcloud.com/cashcash/sets/overtime-ep

“TAKE ME HOME” OFFICIAL VIDEO:
http://youtu.be/wvzfOyW0ZMo

“TAKE ME HOME” ACOUSTIC VIDEO:
http://youtu.be/nWZ5_F45r4s

CONNECT:
www.cashcashmusic.com
https://twitter.com/cashcash
https://soundcloud.com/cashcash
https://www.facebook.com/cashcash
http://press.wearebigbeat.com/cashcash

NEWLY RENAMED CONCORD PAVILION TO UNDERGO SIGNIFICANT RENOVATIONS BEFORE START OF 2014 CONCERT SEASON

Prior to the start of the 2014 concert season, the newly renamed CONCORD PAVILION will be undergoing significant renovations to
enhance the original design from famed architect Frank Gehry when the venue first opened in 1975. A multi-million dollar renovation project is scheduled to be completed before the first concert (KBLX’s Stone Soul Concert) on May 25th. Renovations at the Concord Pavilion will cover various portions of the venue including the main entrance, plazas, lawn, seats and backstage areas.

"Live Nation is extremely excited about the upcoming capital improvements and the incredible season ahead. We can’t wait for the artists and fans who’ve visited the venue before to see the refreshing changes and improvements that we’ve made.
Those who’ve never been to the venue are going to have an incredible experience at the New, Improved Concord Pavilion”, said Matt Prieshoff, Chief Operating Officer for Live Nation California.

"We are looking forward to the newly renovated Pavilion," said Mayor Tim Grayson. "This is something the Concord community has asked for and we’re delighted that  Live Nation has stepped up to provide an enhanced experience for Pavilion customers.”

Renovations include:
* A redesigned main entrance to the Pavilion including new lighting, new signage
and a new art installation.
* Major plaza upgrades including restroom renovations, landscaping additions and
extra seating throughout the plazas
* New concessions area layout with new California-centric menu options
* Extensive landscaping redesign of the lawn area and side stage area including 
the addition of 10 large, lit trees at the back of the existing lawn
* Addition of an optional, larger capacity general admission floor in the lower 
level of the pavilion (for specific shows)
* Replacement of existing lower level seats to individual cushioned chairs with 
padded backs and seats
* Replacement of existing acoustic baffling in the pavilion
* Full dressing room and shower renovations including new furniture, fixtures and
flooring
* Redesign existing backstage catering area to include a new grass patio as well
as an indoor, air conditioned dining room

Artistic renderings of the newly landscaped lawn and main entrance of the Pavilion are below:

In addition to the renovations scheduled at the venue, a new Concord resident presage program has been put in place to allow residents of the City of Concord to purchase advance tickets to shows at the Pavilion.

To participate in the presale, City of Concord residents must bring a current utility bill and photo I.D. with matching address to the pavilion box office the day prior to the public on sale for access to special locations held aside for residents. Service charges will be waived for Concord residents during this presale. Call (925) 363-5701 for more information on shows offered and presale dates.

Multiple concerts have already been scheduled for this summer at the Pavilion including performances by Luke Bryan, OneRepublic and James Taylor, with more acts to be announced throughout the season.

The most recent concert schedule is listed below:

May 25th - KBLX Stone Soul Concert

May 31st - Barry Gibb

June 1st - Lionel Richie with Cee Lo Green

June 3rd - James Taylor & His All Star Band

June 7th - OneRepublic with The Script and American Authors

June 22 - Spirit West Coast with Newsboys, Jeremy Camp and more

July 29th - Journey and Steve Miller Band with Tower of Power

July 31st - Chicago and REO Speedwagon

August 17th - Fall Out Boy and Paramore with New Politics

September 19th - Linkin Park with Thirty Seconds to Mars and AFI

October 17th - Luke Bryan with Lee Brice and Cole Swindell

Tickets for all shows at the Concord Pavilion are available online at Livenation.comTicketmaster.com, charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000, select Walmart locations or the Pavilion Box Office.

Beginning March 1st, the Concord Pavilion box office will be open on Saturdays between 10am and 2pm to purchase tickets with NO SERVICE CHARGE for all shows at the Pavilion.

LOMA PRIETA ANNOUNCES WEST COAST TOUR DATES IN APRIL WITH F*CKING INVINCIBLE || New Loma Prieta LP Coming Later This Year from Deathwish Inc.


"a stunning performance of screaming post-hardcore" - Exclaim!

SF’s Loma Prieta have just announced a string of West Coast tour dates
with Providence, RI’s Fucking Invincible. Dates start April 9th in
Bellingham, WA, running through April 19th and taking the bands down
through Southern California. Check out the full routing listed below.

Also newsworthy is that Loma Prieta have been doing extensive demoing
at The Atomic Garden with Producer Jack Shirley for tracks that will
become their yet-to-be-titled new full-length, coming later this year
from Deathwish Inc. Their previous LP, I.V., was released in early
2012, and a split 7inch with Raein followed in Spring of 2013. Loma
Prieta has since been heralded as “…tread[ing] a fine line between
aggression and accessibility… making the balance between the two
work by using melody to sound epic rather than soft, and their ability
to make abject noise sound memorable is a sign of skilled songwriting”
(The 1st Five). More information on Loma Prieta’s recording plans
coming soon - in the meantime, check out the band on the road.

More from Loma Prieta ( http://deathwishinc.com/bands/133/ ).
More from Fucking Invincible (
http://atomicactionrecords.bandcamp.com/album/downtown-is-dead ).

LOMA PRIETA ON TOUR W/ FUCKING INVINCIBLE
APRIL 09 - BELLINGHAM, WA @ HOUSE SHOW
APRIL 10 - VANCOUVER, BC @ *TBA
APRIL 11 - TACOMA, WA @ AURORA HOUSE
APRIL 12 - SEATTLE, WA @ BLACK LODGE
APRIL 13 - PORTLAND, OR @ LAUGHING HORSE BOOKS
APRIL 14 - SANTA ROSA, CA - *TBA
APRIL 15 - OAKLAND, CA - *TBA
APRIL 16 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA @ SUBMISSION
APRIL 17 - ANAHEIM, CA @ CHAIN REACTION W/ GRAF ORLOCK
APRIL 18 - SAN DIEGO, CA @ CHE W/ GHOSTLIMB
APRIL 19 - LA PUENTE, CA @ BRIDGETOWN DIY W/ GHOSTLIMB

Panda Bear announces North American tour || Will preview material from forthcoming album, due later this year on Domino

Panda Bear (aka Noah Lennox, of Animal Collective) will preview new material from his forthcoming solo album for Domino on a North American tour launching in May.  On this tour he’ll be making stops at Austin Psych Fest, Sasquatch, and will play a special NYC show as part of the Red Bull Music Academy & Wordless Music Series at Warsaw. Lennox recently spoke with Under The Radar about the new record, read the full interview here.   

Photo by Faith Silva. 

PANDA BEAR

05/02-05/04 Austin, TX Austin Psych Fest
05/16 Washington DC 9:30 Club #
05/17 Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer #
05/18 Brooklyn, NY Warsaw *
05/20 Toronto, ON Opera House %
05/21 Chicago, IL Thalia Hall %
05/22 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore $
05/24 George, WA Sasquatch Festival
05/26 Pioneertown, CA Pappy and Harriet’s $
05/27 Los Angeles, CA El Rey $
05/31 Nagano, Japan Taico Club Festival

# = w/ Regal Degal
% = w/ DJ Dog Dick
$ = w/ Peaking Lights
* = w/ Dâm-Funk, Torn Hawk   

 
 
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