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Greg Holden Shares New Political Anthem, “The Power Shift”

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Los Angeles, CA – Critically acclaimed singer/songwriter, Greg Holden, is proud to unveil his new single, “The Power Shift,” political, call-to-action earworm and arguably, one of his most important efforts to date. Although there was no singular event or figure who inspired Holden to write “The Power Shift,” he uses the song to call out the widespread inequality many Americans endure at the hands of those in power. Listen HERE, and download and stream the track HERE.

“I was trying to manifest a collective call on the, for lack of a better word, bullshit. I think it’s important that when someone is lying to you, you call them out,” says Holden, who often uses his inherently rebellious spirit to push back against the status quo. “I was getting tired of screaming into the social media echo chamber and really wanted to put my frustrations into a song that wasn’t so toxic. I’m under no illusion that this is just a song, but it’s better than a tweet,” he adds.

While “The Power Shift” draws inspiration from the current divisive climate in the U.S., it doesn’t harp on pessimism; rather, it has an inspiring message for people to rise up, come together, and shift the power to better leaders. Ultimately, the track demands fair treatment for all, no matter their race, gender, sexuality, or socioeconomic status. It’s upbeat and catchy, yet meaningful and relevant, and an example of how the intersection of music and politics can be an impactful tool to incite change. It’s bound to be a significant song this year, given the tentative political landscape.

New Video for “On the Run” Out Now

In May, Holden returned to the music scene after nearly three years with “On The Run,” an anthemic, 80s-inspired single produced by the legendary Butch Walker (Katy Perry, Panic! At The Disco, Weezer), who also performs the song with Holden in the accompanying music video. It’s a stellar performance between the two artists, and fans can watch it HERE.

Confirmed to Support Butch Walker on Fall U.S. Tour

Holden is currently on his European headline tour, which hits notable stops in Amsterdam, Berlin, and London. This fall, he’ll head back to the states and join forces once again with Butch Walker, providing direct support on his fall U.S. run. The trek kicks off on Sept. 7th in Phoenix, AZ and concludes on Sept. 23rd in New York, NY. At the end of the year, Holden will also open for Josh Radin for a quick tour across Brazil.

A full list of live dates can be found below, and tickets are available for purchase HERE.

Greg Holden Tour Dates:

July 20th – Frankfurt, DE @ Special Event ^

July 21st – Cologne, DE @ The Nomad Music Festival ^

July 24th – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso ^

July 25th – Hannover, DE @ Faust ^

July 26th – Berlin, DE @ Frannz ^

July 27th – Munich, DE @ Zehner Club ^

July 28th – Tettnang, DE @ Schlossgarten Open Air #

August 1st – London, UK @ Special Event ^

August 2nd – London, UK @ St. Pancras Old Church ^

Sept. 7th – Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom *

Sept. 8th – Santa Fe, NM @ Meow Wolf *

Sept. 9th – Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theatre *

Sept. 12th – Kansas City, MO @ The Record Bar *

Sept. 13th – Austin, TX @ The Scoot Inn *

Sept. 18th – Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage *

Sept. 19th – Asbury Park, NJ @ Asbury Lanes *

Sept. 21st – Northampton, MA @ Pearl Street *

Sept. 22nd – Boston, MA @ Royale *

Sept. 23rd – New York, NY @ Irving Plaza *

Dec. 8th – Rio De Janeiro, Brazil @ Venue TBA %

Dec. 13th – Buenos Aires, Brazil @ Venue TBA %

Dec. 15th – Sao Paulo, Brazil @ Venue TBA %

^ Headline
# w/ Revolverheld
* w/ Butch Walker
% w/ Josh Radin

 

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YouTube | Spotify | SoundCloud

 

Phoenix Band Jane N’ The Jungle Does Incendiary Title Track for Brash Indie Film SHE

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PHOENIX  Popular local PHX band Jane N’ The Jungle is expanding their repertoire to film soundtracks, covering Aloe Blacc’s “The Man” as the title track for the contentious local indie flick, SHEthat has been stirring debate here in the Valley. The song was selected by the film’s director and frequent JNTJ collaborator, Will Goldstein.  

“The original song is sung by a man, with male-dominated lyrics. When we perform it, the song takes on an opposing point of view,” says Jordan White, the band’s front-woman.

At a time when sexism has been a featured topic during the #metoo movement, the irony of a woman performing such a male-centric song is intended to spark discussion about a male-dominated culture that undermines female power. The raw, stripped down performance by Jane N’ The Jungle, has a haunting grit that embodies the controversial film.

Read Our Interview With SHE  Writer & Director: Will Goldstein

SHE - Teaser Poster

Jane N’ the Jungle is Supporting Lighthouse for their EP Release Show on Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Lighthouse, another alt rock band from Arizona with a frontwoman, is celebrating their “Things I Didn’t Say” EP release with a show opened by Jane N’ The Jungle, WHSTLE, and Headstrum.

Buy tickets HERE!

Featured Photo (top) By Jim Louvau

Hollywood Undead Debut New Video for “Gotta Let Go”

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Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Undead’s new single, “Gotta Let Go,” now has an impressive video to accompany it. The offering showcases a raw, authentic performance from the quintet and follows the main character during the final moments of his life, including a surreal encounter in outer space where he learns to finally let go of the past. Watch it HERE.

“We wanted the ‘Gotta Let Go’ video to be a visceral experience about letting go of something we all have to part with in the end,” says Johnny 3 Tears (vocals, bass guitar). “Our mortality is what gives life its defining purpose. It’s our greatest gift and our greatest cross to bear. We wanted to capture that delicate legacy in our own way, and this video was our interpretation of life…and its inevitable ending.”

“Gotta Let Go” marks a shift in Hollywood Undead’s sound, highlighting a more melodic and upbeat side of the band. The track is available to stream and purchase HERE. More new music is also on the way – “Gotta Let Go” is the first of a batch of new songs to be released over the coming months.

2018 has been a massive year for Hollywood Undead. The band recently clocked 1.1 billion total U.S. streams across their catalog, as well as garnering 1.7 million total Shazams, 57 million total global streams of their latest album, FIVE, and 30 million views on all six music videos from the record. Their music has also landed on a number of impressive playlists: Spotify’s ‘New Music Friday and ‘New Noise,’ and Apple Music’s ‘The A List Rock.’ The five-piece have also accumulated 5.5 million total Pandora artist station adds and 2.7 million total Pandora radio spins on their latest album.

After wrapping their headline tour across Europe, Hollywood Undead will head back to North America for a short run of dates across the northeastern U.S. and Canada. The band will play headliners in Hampton Beach, NH and Poughkeepsie, NY, followed by slots at Bangor, ME’s Impact Music Festival and Montréal, QC’s Heavy Festival. The guys will also perform at the legendary Reading & Leeds Festivals in August.

All upcoming shows are listed below, and tickets can be purchased HERE.

Hollywood Undead Tour Dates:

6/27 – Bucharest, Romania @ Arenele Romane #

6/29 – Sopron, Hungary @ Volt Festival

6/30 – Panensky Tynec, Czech Republic @ Aerodrome Festival

7/25 – Hampton Beach, NH @ Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom #

7/26 – Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance #

7/28 – Bangor, ME @ Impact Music Festival

7/29 – Montréal, QC @ Heavy Montréal

8/24 – Leeds, UK @ Leeds Festival

8/26 – Reading, UK @ Reading Festival

# Headline

 

Hollywood Undead Is:

Johnny 3 Tears – vocals, bass guitar
J-Dog – vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, synthesizer, programming
Charlie Scene – vocals, guitar
Funny Man – vocals
Danny – vocals, keyboards, guitar, bass

Follow Hollywood Undead:

Website | Facebook | Twitter
Instagram | YouTube | SoundCloud

Hollywood Undead Music Videos:

California Dreaming | Whatever It Takes | Renegade
We Own The Night | Black Cadillac (feat. B-Real)
Your Life | Gotta Let Go

Additional Dates For Dropkick Murphys & Flogging Molly Co-Headlining Tour Announced, With Shows From September 17 – 29

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Dropkick Murphys and Flogging Molly–two giants of American punk rock that share a working class ethos, an Irish heritage and Celtic folk influence–just wrapped the initial leg of their first-ever co-headlining tour, celebrating over 20 years of mayhem, and are preparing to return to the road in September for more shows together. The second leg of dates kicks off September 17 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and winds across the West, wrapping on September 29 in Mesa, Arizona.

The initial run of North American shows for Dropkick Murphys and Flogging Molly culminated with the groups’ June 23 concert combined with a Murphys Boxing event in Gilford, New Hampshire, with the main event featuring Murphys’ fighter Mark “Bazooka” DeLuca (21-0) and Walter “Two Guns” Wright (16-4).

Ken Casey, Dropkick Murphys’ vocalist / bassist / founder explains, “It’s been one hell of a party. Great to hang with our old friends Flogging Molly on and off the stage and it’s been great to see so many smiling faces in the audience each night. It’s something the two bands and the fans have wanted for a long time. We are so excited for the next leg of the tour out West!!!!!”

Dropkick Murphys - Photo Credit: Gregory Nolan
Dropkick Murphys
Photography:
Gregory Nolan

Flogging Molly’s Dave King vocalist / founder says, “What a tour this has been…It took many years, but worth the wait, not just for the bands, but the fans as well. If there’s an Irish punk rock heaven, then this is it! Touring with the Dropkick Murphys has been a highlight of our touring lives, what a great band, and a great bunch of lads, can’t wait to bring this celebration to the West Coast! So, get ready and grab your partner because we’re all just dancers on the ‘Devils Dance Floor’!”

Flogging Molly - Photo Credit: Richie Smyth
Flogging Molly
Photography:
Richie Smyth

Flogging Molly and Dropkick Murphys received widespread praise from fans and the media during this historic run of shows.

Brooklyn Vegan called the tour, “…one hell of a double bill of Celtic punk… [June 17, 2018].”

Elsewhere, Omaha World-Herald called the two bands “…collectively the pinnacle of a genre that mixes up punk rock and Irish folk, raging guitars and tin whistle, head-banging beats and bagpipes [June 11, 2018].”

Tickets for the Dropkick Murphys and Flogging Molly co-headlining tour go on sale staring this Thursday, June 28 at www.dropkickmurphys.com and www.floggingmolly.com.

The Dropkick Murphys and Flogging Molly co-headlining U.S. tour dates are as follows:

Date City Venue
Monday, September 17 Edmonton, AB Shaw Conference Center *
Tuesday, September 18 Grand Prairie, AB Revolution Place *
Thursday, September 20 Vancouver, BC PNE Forum *
Friday, September 21 Eugene, OR Cuthbert Amphitheater *
Saturday, September 22 Seattle, WA WaMu Theater *
Sunday, September 23 Bonner, MT KettleHouse Amphitheater *
Tuesday, September 25 Sacramento, CA Papa Murphy’s Park at Cal Expo +
Wednesday, September 26 Avila Beach, CA Avila Beach Resort +
Thursday, September 27 San Francisco, CA Bill Graham Civic Auditorium *
Friday, September 28 Irvine, CA Five Point Amphitheatre +
Saturday, September 29 Mesa, AZ Mesa Amphitheatre +

* Dropkick Murphys close the show
+ Flogging Molly closes the show

For more info on Dropkick Murphys, visit:

Website  |  Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Instagram  |  YouTube

 

For more info on Flogging Molly, visit:

Website  |  Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Instagram  |  YouTube

 

The Faim Premiere New Video for “Summer Is a Curse” With Billboard

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Los Angeles, CA – Today, The Faim have partnered with Billboard to premiere the official video for “Summer Is A Curse,” the third single from their forthcoming debut album. Watch it exclusively HERE.

The highly-anticipated new video follows frontman Josh Raven and his love interest on the run from the law, eventually escaping before it all goes up in flames. It also showcases the band delivering a stellar live performance with the Welsh countryside as a fitting backdrop.

The song was co-written with Ashton Irwin of 5 Seconds of Summer, and according to Josh, “ ‘Summer is a Curse’ is a reflection of our journey as a band. Being placed out of Australia and in LA for the first time as a band, we got thrown into this whole new world of exciting experiences and pressures. As frightening as it was, and no matter our feelings at home, it became this tunnel vision of realizing that we had this chance to make our dreams a reality. Our music video reflecting that exact same feeling of freedom was so important for us.”

Fans can stream and purchase “Summer Is A Curse” HERE.

Confirmed to Support Sum 41 and Waterparks on Tour This Summer

Although the Aussie four-piece only started touring a few months ago, they recently played their 50th show at the legendary Download Festival in the U.K. Following tours with Lower Than Atlantis, Sleeping With Sirens, PVMNTS, The Dangerous Summer, and PVRIS, The Faim will support Sum 41 and Waterparks in August for a run of dates across Germany, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. The four-piece will also return to the U.K. in August to play the esteemed Reading & Leeds festivals. Tickets to all shows are available HERE.

The Faim Tour Dates:

June 23rd – Perth, AUS @ Amplifier Bar %

June 24th – East Victoria Park, AUS @ Vision Studios %

August 21st – Wurzburg, Germany @ Posthalle # ^

August 22nd – Leipzig, Germany @ Parkbuhne # ^

August 24th – Reading, UK @ Reading Festival (Lock Up Stage)

August 25th – Leeds, UK @ Leeds Festival (Lock Up Stage)

August 27th – Amsterdam, NL @ Melkweg OZ ^

August 28th – Oberhausen, Germany @ Turbinenhalle # ^

August 29th – Zurich, Switzerland @ Dynamo Werk 21 ^

% Headline
# w/ Sum 41
^ w/ Waterparks

The Faim Is:

Lead vocals: Josh Raven

Lead guitar, bass, vocals: Michael Bono

Bass, keyboard: Stephen Beerkens

Drums, percussion: Sean Tighe

Follow The Faim

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 | YouTube
 | Spotify | Apple Music

Featured Photo (top) by Max Fairclough

FRND Shares New Single “Erase”, & Forthcoming EP “Before U I Didn’t Exist” Due 9/28

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Los Angeles, CA  Today, FRND (a.k.a. Los Angeles-based musician Andrew Goldstein) is excited to share his new single, “Erase.” The upbeat, melodic track is his first new offering in nearly a year and is the first song from his upcoming EP, Before U I Didn’t Exist, out September 28th (via Crooked Paintings/BMG). Fans can stream and purchase “Erase” HERE.

According to Goldstein, “ ‘Erase’ is about someone coming into your life and wiping out lingering sadness from the past. When you realize the effect they have on you, you can’t help but fall for them.

To fully experience the intriguingly glitchy pop of FRND, you need to understand his obsession with koala bears. As surrogates in his videos re-living his experiences, they are depicted sweetly, soulfully, even hallucinogenically. “The koala is almost like an alter ego who represents a version of myself,” explains Goldstein. “They might be chill on the outside, but there’s a lot of emotion. It embodies this journey I’m going through.

FRND - Photo Credit: Sara Kiesling
FRND  |  Photography: Sara Kiesling

Animated avatars notwithstanding, the musings on romantic woe woven through FRND’s intimate 2017 EP, In Your Dreams, proved all-too-human. Its first single, the levitating “Friend” (“My friend….We’ve come to an end”), first captured ears after appearing on Spotify’s New Music Friday playlist, subsequently hitting No. 1 on Hype Machine. Meanwhile, the ebbing-and-flowing sting of “Substitute” clocked a staggering 16-plus million streams. (Not surprisingly, Goldstein’s knack for capturing the human spirit by way of sticky hooks previously led him to pen songs for Demi Lovato, Britney Spears, and blackbear.)

“The mastermind behind some of today’s most exciting tracks” – NYLON

This has culminated in FRND’s much-anticipated follow up EP, Before U I Didn’t Exist. A collection of melodic, nuanced tracks, they sort through the disenchantment that permeated In Your Dreams. “You erase/ Erase all the hurt that I felt before,” he sings hopefully on Before U’s first single “Erase,” all percolating beats and sweet nothings. “You replace/ Replace it with something I can’t ignore.”

I called my last project In Your Dreams, because I dreamt about some of these songs over and over again,” he says. “It was an awakening that I didn’t feel until I had those experiences.” Before U I Didn’t Exist attempts to exorcise those ghosts. The intoxicating title track (“Stay with me/ Hold on tight/ Fill my heart with pretty lies…”), for instance, is a relatable portrait of escapism. What it doesn’t deliver in closure, it does provide in a contact high through singsongy vocals and bright synthscapes.

“Always infectious” – Entertainment Weekly

FRND’s pop may not always be pretty, but his journey is an exhilaratingly authentic one—lust, laments, and all. “FRND is really this place you don’t think you’re capable of going until you actually get there,” he says. “You realize how much of life is driven by emotion versus thinking logistically.” In the end, there’s still hope for a happy ending. “Once you navigate through these emotions, you get to the next level. That’s what happened for me,” he adds.

Follow FRND:

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Evanescence Release Official Music Video for Latest Single “Hi-Lo” Featuring Lindsey Stirling

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LOS ANGELES – Transcendent, two-time GRAMMY® Award-winning rock band Evanescence have released the official music video for their latest single “Hi-Lo”, featuring a virtuosic violin solo by acclaimed Billboard Award-winning electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling. Watch the music video HERE.

Off the latest Evanescence album Synthesis“Hi-Lo” marks the first time front woman Amy Lee and Stirling have collaborated on a track together, and features the full band backed by an orchestra and Lee’s signature powerhouse vocals. Directed by P.R. Brown, the video includes live performance footage from Evanescence’s critically acclaimed Synthesis tour along with orchestra footage. Stirling makes a cameo to deliver her signature blend of dance moves while performing a powerful electronic violin solo. The song was written by Amy Lee and Will Hunt and arranged by David Campbell.

Stream and Purchase “Hi-Lo”:

All Retailers  |  Spotify  |  Apple Music  |  iTunes

Lindsey Stirling - Photography: Shervin Lainez
Lindsey Stirling
Photography: Shervin Lainez

Tickets for Evanescence and Lindsey Stirling North American
Co-Headline Amphitheater Tour on Sale Now!

Evanescence and Lindsey Stirling will embark on a co-headlining 2018 summer amphitheater tour across North America. The tour, produced by Live Nation, will kick off July 6 in Kansas City, MO at the Starlight Theatre and will make stops in 31 North American cities.  Tickets are available now at  LiveNation.com. Both artist’s shows will be accompanied by a full orchestra, highlighting both acts musicality and their incredible performance abilities that continue to blow fans away. The orchestrated performances will also perfectly accent the astounding amphitheater venues across the U.S. and Canada that the two will be performing in, making for a magical summer evening.

Evanescence and Lindsey Stirling 2018 Tour Dates:

 

DATE CITY VENUE
Friday, July 06, 2018 Kansas City, MO Starlight Theatre
Saturday, July 07, 2018 St. Louis, MO Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Monday, July 09, 2018 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 Chicago, IL+ Ravinia Festival
Thursday, July 12, 2018 Noblesville, IN Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
Saturday, July 14, 2018 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Camden, NJ BB&T Pavilion
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 Mansfield, MA Xfinity Center
Friday, July 20, 2018 Charlotte, NC PNC Music Pavilion
Saturday, July 21, 2018 Raleigh, NC Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
Friday, July 27, 2018 Toronto, ON Budweiser Stage
Saturday, July 28, 2018 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Friday, August 10, 2018 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
Saturday, August 11, 2018 Wantagh, NY Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Simpsonville, SC Heritage Park Amphitheatre
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Atlanta, GA State Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park
Friday, August 17, 2018 Tampa, FL MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Saturday, August 18, 2018 West Palm Beach, FL Coral Sky Amphitheatre
Monday, August 20, 2018 Jacksonville, FL Daily’s Place
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 New Orleans, LA Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square
Friday, August 24, 2018 Dallas, TX Starplex Pavilion
Saturday, August 25, 2018 The Woodlands, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Amphitheater
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 Phoenix, AZ Ak-Chin Pavilion
Friday, August 31, 2018 Chula Vista, CA Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
Saturday, September 01, 2018 Irvine, CA FivePoint Amphitheatre
Tuesday, September 04, 2018 Los Angeles, CA Greek Theater
Wednesday, September 05, 2018 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
Friday, September 07, 2018 Auburn, WA White River Amphitheatre
Saturday, September 08, 2018 Ridgefield, WA Sunlight Supply Amphitheater

Featured (top) photo by Paul Brown

Hollywood Undead Share New Track, “Gotta Let Go”

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Los Angeles, CA — Hollywood Undead’s highly-anticipated new single, “Gotta Let Go,” is out today! The summery tune exposes a more melodic side of the band and showcases their impressive songwriting chops. By stripping things down to their core, the quintet unveils a new side of themselves, while still remaining uniquely Undead. Fans can listen HERE and stream and purchase the track HERE.

“At times when we look at the past, we only see the struggles and the hardships. We too often forget about the good moments because we are blinded by the pain we all go through. This song is about letting go of that pain, so we can see that life can be a beautiful experience,” says Johnny 3 Tears, Hollywood Undead’s vocalist and bass guitarist.

Since the release of FIVE (October 2017 via Dove & Grenade Media/BMG), Hollywood Undead have crossed an impressive one billion U.S. streams across their catalog, as well as 1.7 million total Shazams. In addition to debuting at #7 on the Billboard Top Albums Chart, FIVE has also racked up 56 million total global streams, and all six music videos from the record have garnered 30 million views cumulatively. Watch them here:

“California Dreaming”

“Whatever It Takes”

“Renegade”

“We Own The Night”

“Black Cadillac” (feat B-Real)

“Your Life”

Set to Play Rock am Ring, Rock im Park, and Reading & Leeds Festivals

After touring tirelessly worldwide throughout the past year, Hollywood Undead will head back out on the road this weekend, playing Rock AM Ring and Rock IM Park in Nuremberg, Germany, followed by a run of headline dates and festival performances across Europe and the U.S. In August, the band will also return to Europe for the Reading & Leeds Festivals in the U.K. A full list of tour dates is included below, and tickets are available HERE.

Stay tuned for more new music from Hollywood Undead!

Hollywood Undead Tour Dates:

6/01 – Nuremberg, Germany @ Rock AM Ring

6/02 – Nuremberg, Germany @ Rock IM Park

6/04 – Krakow, Poland @ Klub Studio #

6/06 – Tallinn, Estonia @ Venue TBA #

6/07 – Riga, Latvia @ Palladium #

6/08 – Hyvinkaa, Finland @ Rockfest

6/10 – Gdansk, Poland @ Stary Manez #

6/12 – Warsaw, Poland @ Torwar #

6/14 – Nickelsdorf, Austria @ Novarock Festival

6/16 – Bretigny Sur Orge, France @ Download France

6/17 – Milan, Italy @ Magazzini Generali #

6/19 – Hannover, Germany @ Capitol #

6/20 – Ludwigsburg, Germany @ MHP Arena Ludwigsburg #

6/22 – Dessel, Belgium @ Graspop Metal Festival

6/23 – Solothurn, Switzerland @ Kulturfabrik Kofmehl #

6/25 – Belgrade, Serbia @ Bazeni 11 April #

6/26 – Sofia, Bulgaria @ Universiada Hall #

6/27 – Bucharest, Romania @ Arenele Romane #

6/29 – Sopron, Hungary @ Volt Festival

6/30 – Panensky Tynec, Czech Republic @ Aerodrome Festival

7/25 – Hampton Beach, NH @ Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom #

7/26 – Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance #

7/28 – Bangor, ME @ Impact Music Festival

7/29 – Montréal, QC @ Heavy Montréal

8/24 – Leeds, UK @ Leeds Festival

8/26 – Reading, UK @ Reading Festival

# Headline

Hollywood Undead Is:

Johnny 3 Tears – vocals, bass guitar
J-Dog – vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, synthesizer, programming
Charlie Scene – vocals, guitar
Funny Man – vocals
Danny – vocals, keyboards, guitar, bass

Connect with Hollywood Undead

Web  |  Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Instagram
Youtube  |  Soundcloud | BMG (US)

Hell Average Announce New Single “Cold Day In Hell”

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Hell Average are a pop punk band from Perth, Western Australia.

Cold Day in Hell (Single) - Hell Average

Having recently won a local battle of the bands against other established Perth acts, Hell Average have used the prize money to record their new single “Cold Day In Hell”. The song will be available online Friday, June 1st.

The song is hard hitting and honest, influenced by bands such as Green Day and With Confidence.

Hell Average will be celebrating the release with a launch show at The Boston, Northbridge on Saturday, June 2nd.

Connect with Hell Average:

Facebook | Bandcamp | Twitter | Instagram

Hell Average
Hell Average

Hell Average are:

Izzy Moroney – Vocals/Guitar

Aidan Dever – Guitar/Vocals

Amy Muir – Bass

Joe Mulqueen – Drums

Greg Holden Debuts Brand New Track, “On The Run” & European Headline Tour Kicks Off In July

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Los Angeles, CA – 

Today, critically acclaimed singer/songwriter and BMG’s latest signing, Greg Holden, is excited to share his new single, “On The Run,” his first release in three years.

The track was produced by the iconic Butch Walker (Katy Perry, Panic! At The Disco, Weezer) and serves as a follow up to his third full-length studio album, Chase the Sun (2015). “On The Run” is an uplifting, stadium-ready anthem complete with catchy, summery hooks that perfectly mesh with Holden’s strong, heartfelt vocals. The song is available to stream and purchase HERE.

“ ‘On The Run’ is one of a few songs that was bouncing around in my head when it came to the question of what to lead with after three years on the dark side of the moon,” says Holden. “Ultimately, this song felt like the most authentic, whilst at the same time not being so typically subject heavy that I would scare my listeners away. I’ll save that for the second single…”

“ ‘On The Run’ is an apology, obviously. But it’s an apology to a number of people, for a number of things,” he adds. “For years I’ve been on the road, either emotionally or physically absent, and at times probably a nightmare for partners, friends, and family. I wanted to write something that in a way, said sorry for all that. A way to relinquish some of the guilt perhaps. I recorded it last winter with Butch Walker, along with some incredibly talented friends. It took a morning, it was a blast, and then we were done. It feels right to lead with this one as it came out so naturally.”

The Scottish-born, English-raised musician has garnered recognition as an independent artist for the past several years and is best known for writing Phillip Phillips’ hit single, “Home,” which sold over five million copies in the U.S. and earned him an ASCAP Pop Award. He’s also earned praise from industry staples such as Cher, Josh Groban, Sara Bareilles, Michael Bublé, Zane Lowe, TIME, NPR, and more.

Despite his early accolades, Holden has not taken his success for granted and has worked tirelessly to establish his profile as a socially conscious artist. Standout track, “The Lost Boy” (from his sophomore album, I Don’t Believe You [2012]), inspired by a Dave Eggers’ novel about a Sudanese refugee, raised over $50,000 for the Red Cross. His hit single from Chase the Sun, “Boys In The Street,” an acceptance anthem that discusses a gay son’s strained relationship with his father, directly benefited LGBTQ youth by raising money for the Everyone Is Gay organization. It’s an emotional, poignant song that Tom Hanks called “perfect.”

This summer, Holden will head back out on tour, headlining shows across Europe including notable stops in Amsterdam, Berlin, and Munich. All tickets can be purchased HERE, and a full list of shows can be found below.

“Rare is a singer-songwriter who can actually touch the lives of another person with raw, emotional lyrical poetry.” –Nylon

“Soaring, purpose-filled songs that carry real emotional weight.” –BuzzFeed

“Holden’s clear vocals give an even greater weight to his expressive lyrics when the songs are performed live.” –Paste

Greg Holden Tour Dates

July 18th – Hamburg, DE @ Nochtspeicher

July 20th – Frankfurt, DE @ Venue TBA

July 21st – Cologne, DE @ The Nomad Music Festival

July 24th – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso

July 25th – Hannover, DE @ Faust

July 26th – Berlin, DE @ Frannz

July 27th – Munich, DE @ Zehner Club

July 28th – Tettnang, DE @ Schlossgarten Open Air #

August 1st – London, UK @ Venue TBA

August 2nd – London, UK @ St. Pancras Old Church

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