Dance Gavin Dance Announce The Very Special ‘An Evening With Friends Tour’

Dance Gavin Dance Announce The Very Special TourChart topping post-hardcore outfit, Dance Gavin Dance, today announced a very special “An Evening With Friends Tour” with support from Royal Coda and Body Thief. The tour, produced by Live Nation, will see Dance Gavin Dance play 21 intimate shows across the country, featuring setlists comprised of fan favourites, rarely played deep cuts and new songs from the band’s upcoming album, ‘Jackpot Juicer’ (out July 29th via Rise Records). Tickets go on general sale at 10am local time on Thursday, June 30th at DanceGavinDanceBand.com.

The very special tour will also provide fans with a unique Dance Gavin Dance line-up. Guitarist Andrew Wells will be taking centre stage to take over clean singing duties, Marc Okubo of Veil of Maya will be stepping in to cover Andrew’s guitar duties and the band will be joined by former Dance Gavin Dance frontman and frontman of Royal Coda, Kurt Travis, for select songs.

Speaking on today’s announcement, Dance Gavin Dance Drummer, Matt Mingus shares:

“We are very pleased to announce our exciting and intimate headlining tour, ‘An Evening With Friends.’

Last month, unfortunately, and not by our choice, we were made aware that we could not perform on the summer tour we had been looking forward to for the past year. We were lucky enough to get the support from our partners to help curate a last-minute headline tour hitting most of the cities we already planned on performing in.
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Diane Warren To Receive Honorary Oscar

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Randy Jackson presenting Diane Warren the Hollywood Music In Media Awards in 2017

The songwriter, musician, and record producer is set to receive an Honorary Award alongside Peter Weir, Euzhan Palcy, and Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award recipient Michael J. Fox.

This will make Warren the first person ever to receive an Honorary Oscar for songwriting.

“The Academy’s Board of Governors is honored to recognize four individuals who have made indelible contributions to cinema and the world at large,” said Academy President David Rubin in a press statement.

“Michael J. Fox’s tireless advocacy of research on Parkinson’s disease alongside his boundless optimism exemplifies the impact of one person in changing the future for millions. Euzhan Palcy is a pioneering filmmaker whose groundbreaking significance in international cinema is cemented in film history. Diane Warren’s music and lyrics have magnified the emotional impact of countless motion pictures and inspired generations of musical artists. Peter Weir is a director of consummate skill and artistry whose work reminds us of the power of film to reveal the full range of human experience.”

Warren, 65, has previously lost 13 Oscar nominations, all of which she lost, and was most recently just been up for the original song award earlier this year.

She has contributed original songs to more than 100 films including “Because You Loved Me,” “How Do I Live” and “I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing.”

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Omah Lay Announces Boy Alone World Tour 2022

OMAH LAY ANNOUNCES BOY ALONE WORLD TOUR 2022Today, Nigerian star Omah Lay announced his US Boy Alone World Tour 2022. Produced by Live Nation and Duke Concept, the tour kicks off on September 7th at The Fillmore Silver Spring in Silver Spring, MD making stops across North America in Atlanta, New York, Toronto, Chicago, Los Angeles and more with additional dates to be announced.

The tour will follow the release of Omah Lay’s debut album Boy Alone via Warner Records on July 14. Pre-order/pre-save HERE.

The Afro-fusion artist broke into the scene in early 2020 after his self-produced single, “Bad Influence,” went viral on social media. He signed with Warner Records and kept busy throughout 2021 with a steady stream of releases and a sold-out US tour. His smash hit “Understand” was a contemplative, yet danceable record powered by his signature vocal warmth.

Last summer, he was featured on Masterkraft’s remix of Bieber’s chart-topping “Peaches” and this year he tapped Bieber for his single “Attention” before releasing his newest anthem “Woman.” Recognizing all of his talent and hard work, the 2022 NAACP Image Awards nominated Omah Lay for “Outstanding International Song.” Tickets go on sale starting Friday June 24th at 10am local on OmahLay.com.

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Varèse Sarabande To Release The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift And Big Night

the fast and furious and big nightVarèse Sarabande Records will be releasing two soundtrack LPs for Record Store Day Drops 2022: The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift will be released as a double LP with collector’s edition etching and Big Night on crystal clear vinyl.

These Varèse Sarabande Records titles will be available tomorrow, June 18, at thousands of independent record stores. For a list of participating stores and more information about these special LPs, visit RecordStoreDay.com.

The Fast and the Furious is the most successful movie franchise of all time, with almost 6.5 billion dollars in box office receipts from ten films over the past 20 years. Tokyo Drift is often cited as one of the best of the lot, and the musical score is definitely one of the most lauded among score fans. Brian Tyler (Scream, Thor, Avengers) scored Tokyo Drift (with an assist from Slash on “Welcome to Tokyo”) and went on to score four of the five subsequent films.
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Regional Urban Star Junior H Announces Highly Anticipated U.S. Tour

REGIONAL URBAN STAR JUNIOR HA powerful leading voice in the urban corrido movement and a popular staple act, Junior H, today announced his highly anticipated U.S. tour, produced by Live Nation.

Kicking off on August 19 at FPL Solar Amphitheater in Miami, FL, the tour will bring the Mexican native through the United States for a total of 21 shows in a variety of major cities, such as Washington, DC, New York, Dallas, Atlanta, San Diego, and more. The tour will run through the end of 2022, wrapping up on December 16 at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, CA. Fans across the country will be in for an unforgettable night of groundbreaking tunes that the talented young sensation has become globally recognized for, making him one of the most inspiring young trailblazers in Latin music today.

Tickets for Junior H’s US tour will be available for pre-sale starting on Wednesday, June 15 at 10 am through Thursday, June 16 at 10 pm local time. Tickets will be available to the general public beginning on Friday, June 17 at 10 am local time.

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Knotfest Roadshow Reveals Fall 2022 Tour

Knotfest Roadshow Reveals Fall 2022 TourHot on the heels of the massive second leg of Knotfest Roadshow 2022 tour, Slipknot have announced today that they will be hitting the road for their fall tour, this time with horror-themed metal maestros Ice Nine Kills and metalcore titans, Crown The Empire. Produced by Live Nation, the run will kick off on September 20th in Nashville, TN and hit an additional eight cities before culminating in Irvine, CA on October 7th.

Knotfest Presale begins on Tuesday, June 14th for Premium Members and people can sign up to gain access through Thursday, June 16th. General on sale starts at 10am local on Friday, June 17th from Knotfest.com/Roadshow.

2021 marked a banner year for Slipknot. Making a triumphant return to the road, their Knotfest Roadshow 2021 tour sold out amphitheaters across the country, bookended with the record-breaking Knotfest Iowa and the biggest headline show of their career, Knotfest Los Angeles at Banc of California Stadium where they debuted their first new music in two years – the furious ‘The Chapeltown Rag’ taken from the highly anticipated new Slipknot album, expected to release this year.

In addition, they topped the bills of multiple, internationally renowned festivals including Riot Fest, Rocklahoma, Inkcarceration, Welcome To Rockville, and more.
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Photos from “Cynthia Erivo Goes Back to Broadway” Red Carpet At The 2022 Tribeca Film Festival

Broadway is back and better than ever. Cynthia Erivo arrived in style at the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival at the Spring Studios in New York City.

The award-winning English actress, singer, and songwriter was in town for the Storytellers – Cynthia Erivo Goes Back to Broadway’ event on Jun. 12, 2022, wearing a triped red and white sweat, metallic heels, black wrap skirt and the coolest green glasses in town.

Joining Cynthia at the red carpet were American actor, singer, dancer, director, and choreographer Andre De Shields and journalist, former editor-in-chief of The Advocate, and current columnist at MSNBC
Zach Stafford.

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“Cynthia Erivo Goes Back to Broadway” At The 2022 Tribeca Film Festival

Cynthia Erivo at The Tribeca Festival

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Broadway is back and better than ever. Cynthia Erivo arrived in style at the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival at the Spring Studios in New York City.

The award-winning English actress, singer, and songwriter was in town for the Storytellers – Cynthia Erivo Goes Back to Broadway’ event on Jun. 12, 2022, wearing a triped red and white sweat, metallic heels, black wrap skirt and the coolest green glasses in town.

Joining Cynthia at the red carpet were American actor, singer, dancer, director, and choreographer Andre De Shields and journalist, former editor-in-chief of The Advocate, and current columnist at MSNBC
Zach Stafford.

In this intimate conversation, Tony Award-winning actors Cynthia Erivo and André De Shields discuss Broadway’s comeback, accompanied by exclusive clips of a forthcoming documentary entitled Back to Broadway (TIME Studios) from director Jamila Ephron, which explores how issues of race, identity, and labor play out in the lives of the people responsible for making New York City the beacon for dreamers, artists, and tourists around the world.

Cynthia Erivo is a Grammy® Emmy® and Tony® Award-winning actress, singer and producer, as well as an Academy Award®, Golden Globe®, and SAG nominee. Erivo burst onto West End and Broadway stages in The Color Purple and has since taken the world by storm.

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$uicideboy$ Unveil New Album ‘Sing Me A Lullaby My Sweet Temptation’ And Summer Tour

suicideboys Unveil New Album Today, New Orleans duo $uicideboy$ have announced the upcoming release of their new album Sing Me A Lullaby My Sweet Temptation releasing via G*59 RECORD$ on July 29.

To celebrate the album release, the rap cousins (Ruby da Cherry and $crim) will embark on a 40-city nationwide Grey Day Tour that kicks off in Chicago, IL at Huntington Bank Pavilion on August 2 with stops in Los Angeles at The Kia Forum, Seattle at The Climate Pledge Arena and wrapping in Denver at Red Rocks Amphitheatre.

A full list of tour dates are below. Opening acts on the headlining tour include Ski Mask The Slump God, $not, JPEGMAFIA, Code Orange, Knocked Loose and Maxo Kream. The group will also perform at Bonnaroo and Rolling Loud in Toronto this Summer.  Tickets go on sale Friday, June 10th at 10am local time HERE.

Additionally, the group will introduce a new single “Escape from BABYLON” from their highly-anticipated new album this Friday, June 10. Pre-Save the song HERE. The melodic track details the struggles of dating and how it pertains to their wild lifestyle. Ruby raps about the need for space and not wasting time in a relationship, while $crim unveils his flaws to his girl that leads her to loving him even more. Despite having infinite options it seems when it comes to choosing partners, the guys struggle like anyone else to navigate love and life.
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Lamb Of God Reveals New Album & Tour Details

Lamb Of God Reveals New Album and Tour Details“Lamb Of God” follows 2020’s No. 1 Hard Rock Album with a vicious new testament. Riding high on a creative renaissance saluted by the likes of Rolling Stone and NME, the Grammy-nominated goliath returns with the gloriously unhinged Omens, produced by longtime collaborator Josh Wilbur (Korn, Megadeth).

The first single, “Nevermore,” arrives on Friday, June 10. Omens follows on October 7 via Epic Records.

The New Wave Of American Heavy Metal architects will support the new album with a massive Live Nation produced U.S. headlining tour, The Omens Tour, featuring special guests Killswitch Engage on all dates.

Different legs will also see support from Baroness, Motionless In White, Spiritbox, Animals As Leaders as well as Suicide Silence and Fit For An Autopsy. The tour kicks off September 9 in Brooklyn and runs through October 20, see full routing below. Tickets go on sale starting Friday, June 10 at 10am local time on lamb-of-god.com.
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