The fine folks over at Live Nation have just announced a massive Emo-themed festival that will take place in October in Las Vegas. It also features more bands than you can shake a stick at but why would you do that to some talented musicians anyway. Here is their brief press copy along with the poster. I’ve taken the time to type up the whole list for you in case the poster is a little hard to see on the website.
The Press Release:
Festival to feature epic lineup of emo and rock artists from the past two decades, including My Chemical Romance, Paramore, A Day To Remember, The Used, Taking Back Sunday, Avril Lavigne, Dashboard Confessional, Jimmy Eat World, Alkaline Trio, The All American Rejects and dozens more. Special presale starts Friday, Jan. 21 at 10 am PT for fans who sign up for early access to passes online at whenwewereyoungfestival.com (linked below) Continue reading Live Nation Announces “When We Were Young” Festival In October→
Hey there my friends, I am here once again to share some music awards winners rundown from the recently held Alternative Press Music Awards. I shared this information last year as longer tenured readers might recall and it doesn’t hurt for more to learn who is getting awards for the work that they do in music. Truth be told this kind of music awards show is more in tune with what we cover here on PiercingMetal than the Grammy Awards are so let’s get down to business. I’ve left the nominees in the list as well so you can see who the winners beat out.
Best Vocalist: Winner: Lynn Gunn (PVRIS)
Ben Barlow (Neck Deep)
Cody Carson (Set It Off)
Derek DiScanio (State Champs)
John O’Callaghan (The Maine)
Keith Buckley (Every Time I Die)
Best Guitarist Presented By PRS: Winner: Jordan Buckley (Every Time I Die)
Ben Weinman (The Dillinger Escape Plan)
Claudio Sanchez (Coheed And Cambria)
Reba Meyers (Code Orange)
Steve Menoian (I Prevail)
Teppei Teranishi (Thrice)
You know that we love bringing you the tour stuff so without any further adieu check this one out.
The Press Release:
PIERCE THE VEIL has partnered with Loudwire for their upcoming Loudwire Presents We Will Detonate! Tour, kicking off Friday, April 21 2017. During the tour, they will be stopping by festivals like Rock On The Range, Carolina Rebellion, Northern Invasion, and many more (Full dates below). Coming along for the tour will be Sum 41, Emarosa and Chapel. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 3 at 10am local time and VIP tickets go on sale today (Wednesday, March 1) at 10am EST, available here: http://piercetheveiltix.com
“The fuse is burning and we’re counting down the days till the ‘We Will Detonate! Tour’ this Spring,” Exlciams lead singer-songwriter Vic Fuentes, “We are honored to be hitting the stage every night with legends Sum 41, old friends Emarosa and new friends Chapel. This will be a show unlike any we’ve ever attempted to dream up for our fans. Clock is ticking, we’ll see you all soon!”