Today brings the last article covering the Detroit (well, actually Clarkston), Michigan stop on the 2011 Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival. What we’ve got here is your one-stop article for all the coverage, including links to interviews AND some amazing live photos of each band that played on August 6th. If you were at the show, you might be able to spot yourself in the crowd in some of the shots! Warning: This page will take a little while to load.
Check out all the fun after the jump.
Today brings you the first of several interviews that were conducted at the 2011 Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival in Clarkston, MI at the DTE Energy Amphitheater: Alexis and Seth of Straight Line Stitch! After the jump, you can check out a short video interview where I ask Alexis about her recent award as one of the UK’s 50 greatest rock stars, Seth about what it’s like to tour with a woman in the band, and a couple more silly questions. Heads up, both are HUGE horror fans, so make sure to check out the interview to find out which films they like!
In This Moment has been announced as the headliner of the ‘Hell Hath No Fury Tour’ which features the ‘Hottest Chicks In Hard Rock’. Support on the tour comes from System Divide, Straight Line Stitch, and Sister Sin. What do you guys think? These chicks hot or not?
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Rockstar Energy Drink has announced the tour dates as well as this year’s line up for the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. All the info is past the break and you all should be pretty excited with the line up this year. Who are you excited to see?
There is currently an undeniable buzz on VAMPIRES EVERYWHERE! within the hard rock scene which was further cemented as the band recently wrapped up a massive, sold-out North American summer tour with Black Veil Brides. The band has a lot on tap for the fall as they complete work on their much anticipated debut full-length album set for an early 2011 release and prepare for some extensive touring plans. This all kicked off with a run as direct support to X Japan in the band’s hometown of Los Angeles this past weekend.
VAMPIRES EVERYWHERE! are also excited to announce that they will continue their unrelenting touring schedule on Nov. 11th with Alesana, Our Last Night and Honor Bright. Either see below or head over now to www.myspace.com/vampireseverywhere to view their complete touring itinerary.
VAMPIRES EVERYWHERE! recently issued a 2-song EP, Lost In The Shadows. Click on the link HERE
to purchase now.
36 CRAZYFISTS is pleased to announce the July 27th release of their upcoming Ferret Music effort, Collisions and Castaways. Hunger for a new record has been building in the hearts of fans since 2008’s The Tide and Its Takers. To accent this exciting news, 36 CRAZYFISTS is offering a pre-order of Collisions and Castaways, available HERE
. The pre-order packages include your choice of an individual CD, a CD + exclusive pre-order shirt, or a CD + pre-order shirt and flag. All packages will include a signed booklet, only while supplies last. Finally, make sure to head over to 36 CRAZYFISTS’ MySpace
and view the brand new layout.
Since forming 16 years ago, the band have released four records through three different labels, and have shared the road with the likes of Alice in Chains, Atreyu, Killswitch Engage, Chimaira, Diecast, God Forbid, Walls of Jericho, and Poison the Well. Collisions and Castaways, was written and recorded between October 2009 and May 2010. It follows on the heels of last year’s DVD outing, Underneath a Northern Sky, and is the band’s second straight effort to feature guitarist Steve Holt in the producer’s chair and Andy Sneap handling the final mix, Collisions and Castaways sees the band evolving into a three-piece unit following the 2008 departure of bassist Mick Whitney, who left the group to spend more time at home with his wife and children. Drummer Thomas Noonan and frontman Brock Lindow round out 36 CRAZYFISTS’ lineup, with longtime guitar tech Brett “Buzzard” Makowski filling in on bass for the band’s upcoming touring plans.