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NEW PAPA ROACH VIDEO

NEW YORK, NY August 15, 2017— Papa Roach pulls no punches when it comes to politics. Earlier this year, the multi-platinum, award winning icons of alternative hard rock made headlines for taking on Paul Ryan in defense of the Affordable Care Act, but it’s “American Dreams,” the latest single off their ninth LP Crooked Teeth, where Papa Roach goes all in on the current state of America’s political affairs.

“America is struggling, America is divided, America is hurting right now,” explains Papa Roach frontman Jacoby Shaddix. “We’re at a fever pitch of confusion, smoke and mirrors, blatant lies. The American Dream is on the chopping block.

“Have you ever thought that war was a sickness?” asks the lifelong pacifist in the lyrics for the track. “My father is a Vietnam veteran. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and the disintegration of the American family are things I've dealt with personally. I know other people relate.”

Today the band reveals the official video for the new LP’s second single, “American Dreams” which went Top-10 at Active Rock this week, holding steady at #8. Shot in Shaddix’s rural Northern California hometown of Sacramento, the video was Produced and Directed by Bryson Roatch, and features a cast of real life Americans fighting to create their own version of the elusive American Dream and addresses many of the issues preventing them from attaining that dream.

WATCH “AMERICAN DREAMS” OFFICIAL VIDEO :

Something's wrong here
Or so it seems
'Cause I'm not sleeping in
American Dreams
American lies
We're trying to see through the smoke in our eyes
So give me the truth
Don't tell me your lies
'Cause it's harder to breathe
When you're buried alive
By American Dreams
*full lyrics here

Papa Roach released their ninth studio album on May 19 to critical acclaim, debuting at #1 on the Billboard ‘s Top Hard Rock Albums Chart, #4 on the Top Rock Albums Chart, and Top 20 in the Top 200. The album has accumulated over 52 million spotify streams since its release.

PAPA ROACH PLAY ROCK CITY 6TH OCTOBER!

GIG NEWS: Hell Is For Heroes!

WE'VE GOT AWESOME GIG NEWS!!

HELL IS FOR HEROES have revealed their exciting live return with a run of special anniversary shows in February next year. Celebrating 15 years since the release of their Top 20 debut The Neon Handshake, the London five piece will play the album in full with their original line up.

Marking their first shows since their sold-out run with Hundred Reasons in 2012, HELL IS FOR HEROES will delight fans with an electric performance of the album that spawned the singles ‘I Can Climb Mountains’, ‘You Drove Me To It’, ‘Night Vision’ and ‘Retreat’.

To make this trip down memory lane even more special, HELL IS FOR HEROES have confirmed two exciting supports. The first comes in the shape of chart topping Alt-rockers A – whose 2002 album ‘Hi-Fi Serious’, which contained the top ten single ‘Nothing’, went Silver in the UK.

“We cant wait!” says drummer Adam Perry “it’s going to fantastic to play those songs again and share the stage with old friends, and it’s years since we toured so we are really looking forward to it and hope to see many old and new faces down the front!”

Completing the bill are recently reformed alternative mob VEX RED, who say:

“It’s great to see HIFH back out again and we’re stoked to have been invited to play these shows with them! There’ll be some new material from Vex in the set and we’re really looking forward to playing some of the cities that we couldn’t hit on our last tour.”

BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB!

The epic Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will be here 3rd November!! Here's the official announcement:

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club are pleased to mark a return to European shores with a comprehensive live itinerary later this year. The band are currently working on a new as-yet-untitled studio album, which is expected to be released later this year.

All the shows will have a very limited number of VIP packages via Artist Arena that will include a Meet & Greet with all members of the band, sound check attendance, early venue entry, an exclusive merchandise item and a collectible laminate.

VIP/Ticket pre-sale will begin on Tuesday 9th May at 10am local times, with general on-sales to follow later in the week. For full details check www.blackrebelmotorcycleclub.com

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ICE CREAM AS DARK AS YOUR SOUL

At last, our prayers have been answered.

The frikkin' genius Little Damage Ice Cream Shop in Los Angeles, California have concocted a badass black-as-your-cold-dead-heart ice cream in a big ol' f*** you to all the unicorn themed cute food stuffs doing the rounds.

Their almond-charcoal (what?) flavour ice cream is all over Instagram atm. You can even request a black cone to match... 

 

Want to ease into it? You can add other flavours or sprinkles to remind you it ain't all doom and gloom ;) 

Now, let's find out how we get it shipped over to Notts...

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THE WONDER YEARS!!

We're stoked to announce today that The Wonder Years will be here 8th July for a special UK show, along with the excellent support line-up of Beach Slang, Muncie Girls and Dirty Nil!! Here's the official blurb: 

Following on from an incredible headline tour of the UK earlier this year, which saw them play to a sold out crowd at London’s Koko, Philadelphia’s The Wonder Years have announced two special UK shows in Nottingham and Kingston in July.

The dates are in addition to the band’s previously scheduled appearance at 2000trees Festival in Cheltenham. Beach Slang, Muncie Girls and The Dirty Nil will support at Nottingham Rock City on 8th July, with both Muncie Girls and The Dirty Nil also joining The Wonder Years for their show at Kingston’s Hippodrome on 9th July. Tickets on sale this week.

The band released their latest album, the critically acclaimed ‘No Closer To Heaven’, in 2016 to critical acclaim.