Marilyn Manson Says Johnny Depp Is Considering Joining His Band As A Guitarist

If Marilyn Manson’s below tweet is to be believed, it looks like Johnny Depp is considering joining his band as a guitarist. If it were to happen, it wouldn’t be too surprising considering their longtime friendship, and the fact that Depp has joined Manson onstage, starred in his music videos, etc.

[via The PRP]

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Soulfly To Perform Nailbomb‘s “Point Blank” On 2018 Tour With Today Is The Day, Lody Kong, & Uncured

Soulfly will perform Nailbomb‘s “Point Blank” once again on an upcoming tour with Today Is The Day, Lody Kong, and Uncured. You can see the dates for that run below.

Tour Dates:

02/24 Las Vegas, NV – Dive Bar
02/25 Lake Tahoe, NV – Hard Rock Lake Tahoe
02/27 Bend, OR – Domino Room
03/01 Victoria, BC – Upstairs Cabaret
03/02 Vancouver, BC – Astoria
03/05 Calgary, AB – Dickens
03/06 Edmonton, AB – Starlite
03/07 Regina, SK – The Exchange
03/09 Winnipeg, MB – Pyramid
03/10 Thunder Bay, ON – Crock’s
03/13 Ottawa, ON – Mavericks
03/14 Montreal, QC – Les Foufounes Electriques
03/15 Trois-Rivieres, QC – Rock Cafe le Stage
03/16 Quebec City, QC – L’Anti Bar
03/17 Toronto, ON – Opera House
03/18 London, ON – London Music Hall
03/20 Seabrook, NH – Chop Shop (no Today Is The Day)
03/21 Syracuse, NY – Lost Horizon (no Today Is The Day)

Madball Announce March 2018 North American Dates

Madball have announced some March North American shows. You can check out the dates below.

Tour Dates:

03/02 Philadelphia, PA – First Unitarian Church
03/03 Baltimore, MD – Sidebar
03/04 Toronto, ON – Coalition
03/05 Hamilton, ON – Club Absinthe
03/06 Ottawa, ON – Mavericks
03/07 Quebec City, QC – L’Anti
03/08 Quebec City, QC – L’Anti
03/09 Sainte Therese, QC – Monte Christo Sainte
03/10 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bazaar

If you happen to be overseas, you can also catch them this month on the EMP Persistence Tour with Hatebreed, Terror, Power Trip, etc., and at the below listed festivals this summer:

06/14 Gräfenhainichen, GER – With Full Force
06/21 Dessel, BEL – Graspop Metal Meeting
06/23 Clisson, FRA – Hellfest
08/02 Wacken, GER – Wacken Open Air
08/24 Sulingen, GER – Reload Festival
08/30 Niedergörsdorf, GER – Spirit Festival

[via The PRP]

Three-Fourths Of The Classic Smashing Pumpkins Lineup Were Recently Hanging Out In The Studio

There has been a lot of rumors about a possible reunion of the classic Smashing Pumpkins lineup, and now Billy Corgan has added fuel to the fire by posting a photo of him hanging out with James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlin in the studio. This isn’t too big of a surprise, considering Chamberlin has performed with Corgan quite a bit over the last few years, and the fact that Iha has made a few guest appearances as well. The only member not present is D’Arcy Wretzky, but she has been in contact with Corgan in recent times.

Skyharbor Sign With eOne Music/Good Fight Music

Skyharbor have signed a new deal with eOne Music/Good Fight Music. The band’s new album, “Sunshine Dust,” will be released through the label later this year.

Guitarist Keshav Dhar commented:

“It goes without saying that we’re stoked as all hell to have found our new home with Entertainment One and Good Fight Music. They have been key in bringing to life our vision for where we want this band to go, and we’re delighted to be able to bring our new record out to the world through them.”

SVP of Metal, eOne Music Scott Givens also added:

“Entertainment One is committed to developing and breaking new rock/metal music talent. Skyharbor has already laid the foundation for an amazing future with us and we are all excited to get to work.”

You can catch Skyharbor on tour with The Contortionist, Silent Planet, and Strawberry Girls.

Original Candlebox Lineup To Perform Debut Album In Full At Special Seattle, WA Show

Candlebox’s original lineup, featuring Peter Klett, Bardi Martin, Kevin Martin, and Scott Mercado, will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of their self-titled debut album by performing it in full at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle, WA on July 21. The band will also be joined by special guests SweetWater and Green Apple Quick Step.

Kevin Martin said the following:

“I can’t believe its been 25 years, it seems like yesterday we were playing the 1st of 3 sold out shows at the Paramount and to be able to come back 25 years later to that same magical venue to play these songs for our fans is truly overwhelming and humbling. I don’t think any of us ever thought that we had made a record that would have such a profound affect on so many. I mean, we were proud of it of course and we loved what we had created but to think that it was going to reach so many people and that it was still going to be as impactful 25 years later, no way. I think we are all amazed that its 25 years old, very humbling for sure and I couldn’t be more grateful that our fans still love what we do all these years later.”

Klett also commented:

“I’m truly looking forward to getting back together with the guys where it started all those years ago. Playing the songs that literally changed our lives and continue to do so and to be able to play them in the The Paramount with our fans there is going to be amazing!”

Bardi Martin added:

“It is amazing, I mean, if you’d have asked me in 1993 if I thought we’d be playing this album for our fans in 25 years I dont know how i would have responded. I think i would probably have said “I hope so” but really I’m just amazed and cannot wait to celebrate these past 25 years with the guys and the fans!”

Mercado commented as well:

“I’m so stoked to be reuniting with the 3 guys that changed my life immeasurably and presented the most magical moments I’ll ever experience on this Earth. I love these guys and can’t wait to play the songs from the album that catapulted our musical careers.”

In other news, the band’s current lineup, Kevin Martin, Adam Kury, Brian Quinn, Island Styles, and Robin Diaz, also have the following dates booked:

01/25 Grand Rapids, MI – 2 Monroe Live
01/26 Detroit, MI – St. Andrews Hall
01/27 Northfield, OH – Hard Rock Live
02/28 Ponte Vedra Beach, FL – Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
03/01 St. Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live
03/02 Orlando, FL – The Plaza Live
03/03 Fort Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room
04/06 Washington, DC – City Winery DC
04/07 Boston, MA – City Winery
04/08 New York, NY – City Winery
04/09 New York, NY – City Winery
04/13 Atlanta, GA – City Winery Atlanta
04/14 Nashville, TN – City Winery
04/15 Chicago, IL – City Winery
04/16 Chicago, IL – City Winery
05/25 Pryor, OK – Rocklahoma
05/26 Dallas, TX – KEGL Festival
05/27 Pryor, OK – Rocklahoma
06/01 Baton Rouge, LA – L’Auberage Casino & Hotel
06/02 Biloxi, MS – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
06/29 Youngstown, OH – Southern Park Mall
06/30 Washington, PA – The Meadows Racetrack & Casino
09/15 Kamus, UT – Dejoria Center

New Found Glory Announce 2018 Tour With Bayside, The Movielife, & William Ryan Key

New Found Glory have announced a headlining tour with Bayside, The Movielife, and William Ryan Key (ex-Yellowcard). Check out the dates for that run below.

Tour Dates:

05/17 Orlando, FL – House of Blues
05/18 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade (Heaven)
05/19 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
05/20 Norfolk, VA – The NorVa
05/22 Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
05/23 Philadelphia, PA – The Electric Factory
05/25 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
05/26 Toronto, ON – The Phoenix Concert Theatre
05/27 Asbury Park, NJ – Stone Pony Summer Stage
05/29 New York, NY – Playstation Theater
05/30 Boston, MA – House of Blues
06/01 Pontiac, MI – The Crofoot
06/02 Cincinnati, OH – Bogart’s
06/04 Chicago, IL – House of Blues
06/05 Chicago, IL – House of Blues
06/06 St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
06/08 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
06/09 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
06/11 Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo
06/12 Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
06/14 San Francisco, CA – The Regency Ballroom
06/15 Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl
06/16 Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
06/17 Anaheim, CA – House of Blues
06/19 Tempe, AZ – The Marquee
06/21 Austin, TX – Emo’s Austin
06/22 Dallas, TX – House of Blues