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Green Day To Play Three Warm-Up Shows Prior to South by Southwest Gig

Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire Green Day just pushed up their return to the road, adding three new dates that will serve as warm-up shows for their recently announced North American stage return at South by Southwest in Austin. Earlier this week, the band revealed that they would play a set March 15 at Austin’s Moody Theater, coinciding with two of their documentaries screening as part of South By Southwest’s film festival. Now comes word that the band wants to get their chops up to snuff by playing a few shows before performing at the music showcase. The new stops will be at Pomona’s (Calif.) Fox Theater on March 10, Tempe’s Marquee on March 11 and El Paso’s Tricky Falls on March 13. Tickets for all three dates will go on sale this Friday (March 1) at 10AM local time. They join the recently announced April 16 and 18 performances at Berkeley’s Greek Theatre and Los Angeles’ Sports Arena that recently extended the tour by a week. The South by Southwest film festival will premiere the band’s ‘Broadway Idiot’ documentary, which is primarily focused on singer Billie Joe Armstrong ‘s role in the Broadway production of the band’s ‘American Idiot’ album. Also screening at the Paramount Theatre the night of March 15 will be ‘¡Cuatro!,’ a documentary on the making of Green Day’s recently released album trilogy. The new shows are now part of the band’s North American trek, which will keep them on the road through April 18 in Los Angeles. After that, the group will trek over to Milan, Italy for the start of their European tour on May 24, with shows overseas booked through July 13 in Bilbao, Spain. To see the previously announced dates, click here . Newly Announced Green Day 2013 Tour Dates: 3/10 — Pomona, Calif. — Fox Theater 3/11 — Tempe, Ariz. — The Marquee 3/13 — El Paso, Texas — Tricky Falls 4/16 — Berkeley, Calif. — Greek Theatre 4/18 — Los Angeles, Calif. — Los Angeles Sports Arena [button href=”http://loudwire.com/rock-fest-2013-must-see-rock-concerts/” title=”Next: Check Out 2013’s Must-See Rock Concerts” align=”center”]

Adler Announce 2013 U.S. + Japan Tour Dates

New Ocean Media Former Guns N’ Roses drummer Steven Adler is set to head out on tour with his new band, Adler. After a few shows in California and Japan this March, Adler will invade the U.S. for a two-and-a-half month monster tour beginning May 16 in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. Adler’s debut album, ‘Back From the Dead,’ was released in November 2012. The ban’ds lineup featuring drummer Steven Adler, vocalist Jacob Bunton, bassist Johnny Martin and guitarist Lonny Paul, who has collaborated with Steven Adler in the past with Adler’s Appetite. ‘Back From the Dead’ also features guest spots from Slash and Rob Zombie / Marilyn Manson guitarist John 5 . The two Japanese dates will be shared with fellow former Guns N’ Roses member Duff McKagan with his current act, Loaded, and for all you European fans of Adler, the band is currently finalizing additional shows slated to start in the middle of September. Those dates will include concerts in Spain, Germany, Italy, Holland, France, Belgium and the UK. Check out Adler’s upcoming ‘Back From the Dead’ 2013 tour dates below. Adler ‘Back From the Dead’ 2013 Tour Dates: 03/02 – Ramona Mainstage – Ramona, Calif. 03/07 – Tokyo Duo -Tokyo, Japan with Duff McKagan’s LOADED 03/08 – Tokyo Duo -Tokyo, Japan w/ Duff McKagan’s LOADED 05/16 – The Coach House – San Juan Capistrano, Calif. 05/17 – Count’s Vamp’d – Las Vegas, Nev. 05/18 – Club Red – Tempe, Ariz. 05/30 – St. Rocke – Hermosa Beach, Calif. 05/31 – Whisky A Go Go – Hollywood, Calif. 06/19 – Backstage Bar – Tacoma, Wash. 06/20 – El Corazon – Seattle, Wash. 06/21 – Diamondz – Jerome, Idaho 06/22 – Rock The Falls Festival – Idaho Falls, Idaho 06/23 – Jammin Joe’s – Arvada, Colo. 06/26 – TBA – Bismarck, N.D. 06/27 – Legacy Ballroom – Fargo, N.D. 06/28 – The Reverb – Waterloo, Iowa 06/29 – The Grove – Lincoln, Neb. 06/30 – Busters – Mankato, Minn. 07/03- The Summit Summer Concert Series – Whitesburg, Ky. 07/04 – The Back Bar – Janesville, Wis. 07/05 – Diesel Concert Theatre- Detroit, Mich. 07/06 – Montage Theater – Rochester, N.Y. 07/07 – Shipwrecked Music Hall – Dennisport, Mass. 07/08 – Legendary Dobbs Concert Hall – Philladelphia, Pa. 07/09 – House Of Rock – White Marsh, Md. 07/10 – Dead Horse Cantina – Mckees Rocks, Pa. 07/11 – Changes Niteclub – New Castle, Pa. 07/12 – Revolution Music Hall – Amityville, N.Y. 07/13 – The Rock Junction – West Greenwich, R.I. 07/14 – TBA – N.J. 07/15 – TBA – N.Y. 07/16 – Empire – West Sprinfield, Va. 07/17 – Tink’s Rock House – Marion, Ohio 07/18 – The Tap House – Akron, Ohio 07/19 – TBA – Cleveland, Ohio 07/20 – Tailgators – Bolingbrook, Ill. 07/21 – TBA – St. Louis, Mo. 07/24 – House Of Blues – Houston, Texas 07/26 – House Of Blues – Dallas, Texas 07/27 – TBA – San Antonio, Texas 07/28 – TBA – El Paso, Texas [button href=”http://loudwire.com/adler-back-from-the-dead-album-review/” title=”Adler, ‘Back From the Dead’ – Album Review” align=”center”]

Within Temptation Announce 2013 Album Plans

Facebook: Within Temptation Great news for fans of Dutch symphonic rockers Within Temptation . The band has just announced that in addition to signing with a new label partner, BMG Rights, they are aiming to put out a new album in the fall. Having formed in 1996, Within Temptation have been treating fans to their signature brand of symphonic goth rock for over 15 years, with five full-length albums released within that time period. Fans of the band have shown a stunning devotion to their Scandinavian heroes, with the outfit taking home 2011 Loudwire Music Awards for Artist of the Year, Rock Album of the Year (‘The Unforgiving’) and Rock Goddess of the Year for vocalist Sharon den Adel . Within Temptation broke the good news to their fans via the band’s official website: Hi everyone, We have been, and we are still hiding in our studios since winter started. With every writing session new things are happening. We are experimenting a lot and are trying to hold on to this magical feeling. We are looking forward to the moment that we can share with you where this journey has taken us. We are excited to have found a new enthusiastic label partner, BMG Rights, with whom are aiming for a release in autumn, which perfectly fits the mood of the album. As soon as we can, we will share more information about the new album. In the mean time we will see you on the road this summer! Sharon, Ruud, Stefan, Martijn, Jeroen, Mike and Robert So far, Within Temptation have signed on to perform at three European summer festivals, but stay tuned for more dates to be announced. [button href=”http://loudwire.com/within-temptation-cover-bruno-mars-gnarls-barkley-gotye-more/” title=”Within Temptation Cover Songs by Bruno Mars, Gnarls Barkley, Gotye + More” align=”center”]

Finch Expand ‘What It Is to Burn’ 10th Anniversary Tour + Announce Support Acts

Facebook: Finch There were a lot of happy fans last fall when Finch decided to regroup to play some dates commemorating the tenth anniversary of their breakout album ‘What It Is to Burn.’ There are even more ecstatic people now that the group has decided to expand the trek outside of California to other North American and European stops this year. Adding to the excitement, the band has also revealed the support acts for a number of their upcoming dates. At present, the band will resume touring in support of their influential disc on Feb. 1 at the Glass House in Pomona, Calif. The group scheduled four dates over consecutive February weekends to give their West Coast fans every opportunity to catch their performance. Late Night Revival and Weatherbox will support on Feb. 1, with Hancox and Particles Like Planets opening on Feb. 2. Just Eleanor and XO will open the Feb. 8 date, with Reverend Crow and Fluf rounding out the support acts on Feb. 9. As the band expands to a wider audience in March, they’ve announced that The Almost have signed on to provide support throughout their remaining North American stops. That leg of the tour runs from March 7 in Chicago through March 16 in Boston. After that, Finch will pack up and head to Europe for the remainder of March. The title cut from Finch’s ‘What It Is to Burn’ album cracked Loudwire’s Top 50 21st Century Hard Rock Songs list. Finch ‘What It Is to Burn’ 2013 Tour Dates: 2/1 — Pomona, Calif. — Glass House 2/2 — Pomona, Calif. — Glass House 2/8 — Pomona, Calif. — Glass House 2/9 — Pomona, Calif. — Glass House 3/7 — Chicago, Ill. — Metro 3/8 — Detroit, Mich. — St. Andrews Hall 3/9 — Toronto, Ontario — Sound Academy 3/11 — Pittsburgh, Pa. — Mr. Small’s 3/12 — New York, N.Y. — Irving Plaza 3/14 — Silver Spring, Md. — The Fillmore 3/15 — Philadelphia, Pa. — Electric Factory 3/16 — Boston, Mass. — Royale 3/19 — Manchester, U.K. — HMV Ritz 3/20 — Glasgow, Scotland — O2 ABC 3/21 — Birmingham, U.K. — HMV Institute 3/22 — London, U.K. — O2 Brixton Academy 3/23 — Paris, France — Le Trabendo 3/25 — Koln, Germany — Luxor 3/27 — Amsterdam, Netherlands — Melkweg [button href=”http://loudwire.com/alice-in-chains-2013-must-see-rock-concerts/” title=”Check Out Other 2013 Must-See Rock Concerts” align=”center”]

Finch Expand ‘What It Is to Burn’ 10th Anniversary Tour + Announce Support Acts

Facebook: Finch There were a lot of happy fans last fall when Finch decided to regroup to play some dates commemorating the tenth anniversary of their breakout album ‘What It Is to Burn.’ There are even more ecstatic people now that the group has decided to expand the trek outside of California to other North American and European stops this year. Adding to the excitement, the band has also revealed the support acts for a number of their upcoming dates. At present, the band will resume touring in support of their influential disc on Feb. 1 at the Glass House in Pomona, Calif. The group scheduled four dates over consecutive February weekends to give their West Coast fans every opportunity to catch their performance. Late Night Revival and Weatherbox will support on Feb. 1, with Hancox and Particles Like Planets opening on Feb. 2. Just Eleanor and XO will open the Feb. 8 date, with Reverend Crow and Fluf rounding out the support acts on Feb. 9. As the band expands to a wider audience in March, they’ve announced that The Almost have signed on to provide support throughout their remaining North American stops. That leg of the tour runs from March 7 in Chicago through March 16 in Boston. After that, Finch will pack up and head to Europe for the remainder of March. The title cut from Finch’s ‘What It Is to Burn’ album cracked Loudwire’s Top 50 21st Century Hard Rock Songs list. Finch ‘What It Is to Burn’ 2013 Tour Dates: 2/1 — Pomona, Calif. — Glass House 2/2 — Pomona, Calif. — Glass House 2/8 — Pomona, Calif. — Glass House 2/9 — Pomona, Calif. — Glass House 3/7 — Chicago, Ill. — Metro 3/8 — Detroit, Mich. — St. Andrews Hall 3/9 — Toronto, Ontario — Sound Academy 3/11 — Pittsburgh, Pa. — Mr. Small’s 3/12 — New York, N.Y. — Irving Plaza 3/14 — Silver Spring, Md. — The Fillmore 3/15 — Philadelphia, Pa. — Electric Factory 3/16 — Boston, Mass. — Royale 3/19 — Manchester, U.K. — HMV Ritz 3/20 — Glasgow, Scotland — O2 ABC 3/21 — Birmingham, U.K. — HMV Institute 3/22 — London, U.K. — O2 Brixton Academy 3/23 — Paris, France — Le Trabendo 3/25 — Koln, Germany — Luxor 3/27 — Amsterdam, Netherlands — Melkweg [button href=”http://loudwire.com/alice-in-chains-2013-must-see-rock-concerts/” title=”Check Out Other 2013 Must-See Rock Concerts” align=”center”]

Black Veil Brides vs. HIM – Cage Match

Photos: Lava Records, Universal Republic / Facebook: HIM Black Veil Brides and their BVB Army defeated reigning champs Halestorm, but will they be able to do it again against today’s challengers. Finnish love metallers HIM heat things up with their latest single ‘Strange World’ off of their compilation disc ‘XX-Two Decades of Love Metal.’ The song itself was originally released by Kevin Grivois, known by the artist name Ké, in the ’90s. It’s said to be one of the personal favorites of HIM frontman Ville Valo. The band has dates for scheduled for some European festivals; go here to see dates. So will Black Veil Brides continue to march on with their winning track ‘In the End’ or will HIM take a victory with ‘Strange World’? Listen to both singles and vote for your favorite in the poll below! (This Cage Match will run until Friday, Jan. 18, at 8AM ET. Fans can vote once per hour! So come back and vote often to make sure your favorite song wins!) Black Veil Brides, ‘In The End’ HIM, ‘Strange World’ Sorry, you need to have javascript running to see this poll. Email Me When Cage Match Winners Are Announced Enter your email address below to receive the Loudwire newsletter, which will include notification of the daily winner of the Cage Match, as well as our top stories of the day. Email Rules of Cage Match: Fans can vote once per hour for their favorite song. If a song remains the reigning champ for five straight cage matches, it is retired to the Loudwire Cage Match Hall of Fame. With so many great songs out there, we have to give other bands a chance!

Trapt vs. Halestorm – Cage Match

Epochal Artists, EMI / Halestorm Official Site Trapt definitely brought some serious competition to the Cage Match with their track ‘Bring It,’ as they beat out Buckcherry’s ‘Gluttony’ over the weekend. But will they be able to do it again as they face today’s heavy hitters? Halestorm heat things up with their new single ‘Freak Like Me’ off of their latest album, ‘The Strange Case Of…’ The band is nominated for a Grammy in the category of Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance for ‘Love Bites (So Do I),’ and also have a few shows at the end of January and European festival gigs scheduled for March. Go here for a full list of dates. So will the “freaks” come out to support Halestorm or will Trapt fans ‘Bring It’ for another win? Get in on the action and vote for your favorite track in the poll below! (This Cage Match will run until Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 8AM ET. Fans can vote once per hour! So come back and vote often to make sure your favorite song wins!) Listen to Trapt, ‘Bring It’ Listen to Halestorm, ‘Freak Like Me’ Sorry, you need to have javascript running to see this poll. Email Me When Cage Match Winners Are Announced Enter your email address below to receive the Loudwire newsletter, which will include notification of the daily winner of the Cage Match, as well as our top stories of the day. Email Rules of Cage Match: Fans can vote once per hour for their favorite song. If a song remains the reigning champ for five straight cage matches, it is retired to the Loudwire Cage Match Hall of Fame. With so many great songs out there, we have to give other bands a chance!

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