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Bad Wolves Announce “Whats In Your Head” Tour

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By now you’ve most likely heard the killer rendition of The Cranberries hit “Zombie” that they delivered shortly after the sudden passing of that bands singer Dolores O’Riordan and if you missed our brief overview of the tune please click HERE to learn our thoughts on it. Now, the Bad Wolves are heading to a city near you as a part of the Eleven Seven Label Group tour “What’s In Your Head”. They’ll be joined by From Ashes To New and Diamante and the full press release is down below the poster. Scroll on Macduff.

The Press Release:
Bad Wolves and From Ashes to New have announced the What’s In Your Head Tour, a co-headline tour featuring support from special guest and label-mate Diamante. Beginning on June 4th in Madison Wisconsin, this intimate club tour stretches across North America, including stops in Chicago, New York, and Minneapolis.

2018 has proven to be a breakout year for Bad Wolves, who are set to release their debut record, Disobey on May 11th via Eleven Seven Music. Earlier this year, the band released their cover of The Cranberries’ intergenerational hit, “Zombie” as a tribute to late frontwoman Dolores O’Riordan, who was set to reprise her iconic vocals on the track. Resonating with audiences across the globe, “Zombie” has topped global charts. At present, it is the longest charting track of all tracks currently on Spotify’s Global Viral 50 chart and the top-selling rock single of 2018. Having received mainstream US airplay from Howard Stern, KROQ and Z 100, “Zombie” has gone #1 on iTunes Overall (US), and #1 iTunes Rock, and #1 iTunes Metal Globally. The official music video has accumulated over 71 Million video views on FB and YouTube combined since its release.
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“Zombie” (Single) by Bad Wolves

Artist: Bad Wolves
Title: “Zombie” (Single)
Label: Eleven Seven
Release Date: 1/19/2018
Genre: Alt-Metal
Rating: 4/5

The sudden and quite surprising dead of singer Dolores O’Riordan of The Cranberries hit a world of music fans hard since she was not only loved but also only 46 years of age. Her death followed that of the legendary “Fast” Eddie Clarke of the Original Motorhead and left music fans with the mindset of here we go again with the regular passing on of musical greats. Earlier today, I was tooling around in Spotify and saw that the band Bad Wolves had recorded The Cranberries seminal hit “Zombie” and since I had wanted to check them out I felt that this would be the perfect launching point for me. Let’s give their version of the classic tune a listen I said and from the moment it started I was down with it. There is a solemn beginning that might bring a slight Five Finger Death Punch vibe to your mind but its only there for a second as singer Tommy Vext showcases a sonic register across the main verse.
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Apocalyptica Will Tour “Plays Metallica By Four Cellos” This Fall

Here at the Metal Command HQ, we really enjoy what the band Apocalyptica is all about and have documented their releases, tours and overall general announcements when its been possible to do so. Those new to the site can peruse any of those items by clicking HERE. Earlier today the announcement came in about the bands upcoming tour which will celebrate their debut album “Plays Metallica By Four Cellos”. You can check it all out down below.

The Press Release:
On May 10, 1996 Finnish Rockers, APOCALYPTICA, released their epic debut PLAYS METALLICA BY FOUR CELLOS. The instrumental cello-driven rock opus changed the landscape of heavy music for years to come. To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the album, the group re-released it remastered with 3 bonus tracks on July 22, 2016.

Added to this new version was brand new / never-before-released instrumental recordings of “Battery,” “Nothing Else Matters” and “Seek & Destroy.” The album is available on vinyl (2 LP set) for the first time in many years.
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Nothing More Announces Spring Headline Tour

I don’t often laud the praises on a band that I have only heard on one album and seen a single time in concert unless its something truly special and this is the case with the band Nothing More. Caught their very interesting performance a number of months ago and have wanted to see them again but just couldn’t work it out which makes the new touring news a very exciting thing. Check it out below.

The Press Release:
Alt-rock band NOTHING MORE have announced a spring U.S. headline tour kicking off on April 25 in Monroe, Louisiana. The band will be accompanied by BLACK MAP, British rock outfit AS LIONS, and HELL OR HIGHWATER on the 13-city tour hitting markets such as Baton Rouge, New York City, and Fort Wayne. NOTHING MORE is currently in the studio finishing a brand-new album and concert-goers will have an exclusive first taste of the new music performed live. Tickets and VIP packages are currently available for pre-sale and available to the general public on Friday, March 3 at 10 AM local time HERE. Full tour routing below. “We’ve been off the road and in the cave, working tirelessly on the new album for over a year. Now it’s time to let the beast loose and kick a hole in the fucking earth. New songs. New show. See you soon!” –Jonny Hawkins of Nothing More AS LIONS will be joining NOTHING MORE following an 11-day run as direct support to SHINEDOWN and two dates with I PREVAIL. The tour comes fresh off the release of their debut album, SELFISH AGE, out now via Better Noise Records. TOUR DATES NOTHING MORE with BLACK MAP, AS LIONS, and HELL OR HIGHWATER
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In Flames and Hellyeah Announce “Forged In Fire” Co-Headlining Tour

Here’s another one for you readers to digest, as it seems like the legendary In Flames will be heading out on a co-headlining run with their label mates Hellyeah for a tour that they are calling the “Forged In Fire” tour. Checl out the poster and the press release that I received along with the dates. I ‘ll return at the close to offer up some added thoughts.

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The Press Release:

Swedish metal visionaries IN FLAMES and American metal favorites HELLYEAH announce their 2016 co-headline Forged In Fire Tour of North America, kicking off November 12 in Orlando, FL. Spanning 28 cities across the USA and Canada, the heavy metal tour of the fall will be supported by new bands From Ashes To New and Source on all shows (except Orlando FL).

Tickets will be available for purchase as follows:
Tuesday, September 20 at 10AM local time (Fan club and VIP pre-sale)
Wednesday, September 21 at 10AM local time (Spotify pre-sale)
Thursday, September 22 at 10AM local time (Local market pre-sale)
Friday, September 23 at 10AM local time (Public on-sale)

In conjunction with the tour announcement, IN FLAMES premiered the music video for their first single “The End.” Directed by Patric Ullaeus, the video is infused with pure adrenaline, stepping inside a first-person shooter game and bringing the viewer front and center of exhilarating action and suspense. WATCH the video HERE. Premiering last month via Decibel Magazine “The End” is the first offering from IN FLAMES’ 12th studio LP Battles, out November 11 exclusively via Eleven Seven Music in North America.
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