Taking Back Sunday Announce 20th Anniversary Tour

Taking Back Sunday will be celebrating their 20th anniversary with a world tour in 2019. The Australian dates will see the group playing designated album sets, while other dates will see them performing “Tell All Your Friends” in full. If they are playing in your town twice, each show will feature “Tell All Your Friends” and either “Where You Want To Be” or “Louder Now” as well. Furthermore, the band will also release a new greatest hits compilation, titled “Twenty,” on January 11. It will feature tracks spanning their whole career and two new songs.

Adam Lazzara commented:

“It feels strange to say out loud…2019 marks 20 years since I joined Taking Back Sunday and my life changed forever. So, next year we will be traveling the world to celebrate the amazing brotherhood, music and life we have created together over the past 20 years. We hope you can join us for what is sure to be an experience to remember.”

Tour Dates:

01/09 Adelaide, AUS – HQ (performing “Tell All Your Friends“/”Louder Now“)
01/11 Melbourne, AUS – 170 Russell (performing “Where You Want To Be“/”Louder Now“)
01/12 Tarwin Lower, AUS – UNIFY Gathering (performing “Tell All Your Friends“)
01/14 Sydney, AUS – Metro Theatre (performing “Tell All Your Friends“/”Louder Now“)
01/15 Sydney, AUS – Metro Theatre (performing “Tell All Your Friends“/”Where You Want To Be“)
01/16 Brisbane, AUS – The Triffid (performing “Tell All Your Friends“/”Louder Now“)
01/17 Brisbane, AUS – The Triffid (performing “Tell All Your Friends“/”Where You Want To Be“)
01/19 Singapore, SNG – TBA
01/21 Tokyo, JAP – Space Odd
01/26 Manila, PHI – New Frontier Theater
01/29 Anchorage, AK – Beartooth Theatre
02/01 Honolulu, HI – The Republik
02/02 Honolulu, HI – The Republik
03/13 San Jose, CR – Amor Solar
03/15 Santiago, CHL – Club Subterraneo
03/16 Buenos Aires, ARG – Roxy Live
03/17 Sao Paulo, BRA – Fabrique Club
03/25 Houston, TX – House Of Blues
03/26 Houston, TX – House Of Blues
03/28 Austin, TX – Emo’s
03/29 Austin, TX – Emo’s
03/30 Dallas, TX – House Of Blues
03/31 Dallas, TX – House Of Blues
04/01 Lubbock, TX – Charley B’s
04/03 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theatre
04/04 Phoenix, AZ – Marquee Theatre
04/05 Phoenix, AZ – Marquee Theatre
04/06 San Diego, CA – The Observatory North Park
04/07 San Diego, CA – The Observatory North Park
04/11 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium
04/12 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium
04/13 San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
04/14 San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
04/16 Sacramento, CA – Ace Of Spades
04/17 Sacramento, CA – Ace Of Spades
04/19 Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
04/20 Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
04/21 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
04/22 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
04/24 Calgary, AB – MacEwan Hall
04/26 Winnipeg, MB – Burton Cummings Theatre
04/27 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
04/28 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
04/30 Denver, CO – The Summit
05/01 Denver, CO – The Summit
05/02 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
05/03 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
05/04 Las Vegas, NV – House Of Blues
05/05 Las Vegas, NV – House Of Blues

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Chevelle Reveal Details For New B-Sides & Rarities Collection “12 Bloody Spies”

Chevelle have revealed the details for their new b-sides and rarities collection “12 Bloody Spies” (out October 26). You can pre-order that HERE and check out the first single “Sleep Walking Elite” below:

Track Listing:

01. “A Miracle”
02. “Sleep Walking Elite”
03. “In Debt To The Earth”
04. “Sleep Apnea” (acoustic version)
05. “The Clincher (Version 103)”
06. “Fizgig”
07. “Glimpse Of The Con”
08. “Indifference”
09. “Until You’re Reformed”
10. “The Gist”
11. “Delivery”
12. “Leto’s Headache”

Chevelle To Release New B-Sides & Rarities Collection “12 Bloody Spies”

Chevelle have announced that they will be releasing a new b-sides and rarities collection, titled “12 Bloody Spies,” on October 26. Pre-orders will launch on Friday (September 28). The band revealed the news by sending out letters to 12 of their biggest fans.

[via The PRP]

Cattle Decapitation To Release “Medium Rarities” Compilation In November, Stream “An Exposition Of Insides”

Cattle Decapitation have announced that they will be releasing a new rarities collection, titled “Medium Rarities,” on November 23 via Metal Blade. The effort will come with “six previously unreleased pre-Human Jerky (1999) demos with frontman Travis Ryan on guitar (while also handling vocal duties), plus the long-sought-after “To Serve Man” (2002) bonus track, “Rotting Children For Remote Viewing” – in addition to other rarities (including the six songs from 2005’s split EP with Caninus!).” The first single, “An Exposition Of Insides,” can be streamed below:

Track Listing:

01. “Birth. Cancer. Death.”
02. “No Future”
03. “Chili Dispenser”
04. “The Recapitation Of Cattle”
05. “Thrombosis All-In”
06. “Turn On The Masters”
07. “Tripas De Pepe”
08. “Vino De Lo Sanguifero”
09. “Queso De Cabeza”
10. “Birth. Cancer. Death.” (Demo)
11. “Diarrhea De Dahmer” (Demo)
12. “Human Jerky” (Demo)
13. “Thrombosis All-In” (Demo)
14. “Colon Blo” (Demo)
15. “Flesh-Eating Disease” (Demo)
16. “Burnt To A Crisp”
17. “Sonny’s Burning”
18. “Rotting Children For Remote Viewing”
19. “You People”
20. “World Full Of Idiots”
21. “An Exposition Of Insides”
22. “No Light And No Life”
23. “Cannibalistic Invasivorism”

Ryan said the following about the release:

“‘Medium Rarities‘ is a project we started about 10 years ago, and we’re thrilled to see it finally happen! In 2008, I started compiling unreleased tracks, import bonus tracks and 7″ releases for a rarities release – and even had the art created by the legendary Wes Benscoter, when we discovered that a key track was missing that we wanted to include on it.

Our album ‘To Serve Man‘ had a bonus track ready in case there was a Japanese version released, but that never happened – and the band members’ copies of the track got lost, seemingly forever! We felt a rarities compilation released without that bonus track would be a weird idea, and so the project got shelved until recently.

Heather Parsons of Metal Blade finally was able to unearth the track from an old disc that was tucked away in the Metal Blade vault! The lyrics to the song were unearthed along with it, and so we quickly got to work with compiling and mastering the rest. This is a nice, concise compilation of unreleased and hard-to-find tracks, complete with lyrics and cheeky vinyl color variant schemes, based on how people like their meat prepared.

The European vinyl variants also resemble diseased meats…But my favorite part is the cassette, which was created to look like the vintage cassette releases we grew up on – complete with the old school Metal Blade axe logo! A lot of thought and work went into this release, and we are pleased to finally be able to present to you…’Medium Rarities‘!”

Decapitated, Kataklysm, Hypocrisy, Etc. To Be Featured On Nuclear Blast’s “Death…Is Just The Beginning MMXVIII“ Compilation

Nuclear Blast have announced the return of their “Death…Is Just The Beginning” compilations. A new volume, titled “Death…Is Just The Beginning MMXVIII,“ will be released on October 19 and it can be pre-ordered HERE.

Track Listing:

01. Benediction – “Tear Off These Fucking Wings” (demo) (previously unreleased)
02. Kataklysm – “The Awakener” (Re-Recorded)
03. Hypocrisy – “They Lie” (The Exploited cover)
04. The Spirit – “Illuminate The Night Sky”
05. Memoriam – “The War Rages On” (demo)
06. Insidious Disease – “Soul Excavation” (previously unreleased)
07. Possessed – “Abandoned” (demo) (previously unreleased)
08. Thy Art Is Murder – “The Son Of Misery”
09. Immolation – “Morbid Visions” (feat. Max Cavalera) (Sepultura cover)
10. Nailed To Obscurity – “King Delusion” (previously unreleased)
11. Bleeding Gods – “Beloved By Artemis”
12. Decapitated – “Sane” (feat. Jeff Loomis & Jakub Zytecki) (Meshuggah cover)
13. Aenimus – “Before The Eons” (previously unreleased)
14. Paradise Lost – “Frozen Illusion”
15. Carcass – “A Wraith In The Apparatus”
16. Brujeria – “Viva Presidente Trump!”

The compilation is being released around the same time as the “Death…Is Just The Beginning” European tour, which is set to feature Kataklysm, Hypocrisy, and The Spirit.

Stratovarius To Release “Enigma: Intermission 2” In September

Stratovarius will be releasing a new album titled “Enigma: Intermission 2” on September 28. The effort will feature three brand new songs, as well as rarities and orchestral versions of popular songs. The first single “Oblivion” can be streamed below:

“Enigma: Intermission 2” Track Listing:

01. “Enigma” (brand new studio song; recorded 2018)
02. “Hunter”†
03. “Hallowed”††
04. “Burn Me Down” (brand new studio song; recorded 2018)
05. “Last Shore”††
06. “Kill It With Fire”*
07. “Oblivion” (brand new studio song; recorded 2018)
08. “Second Sight”*
09. “Fireborn”†
10. “Giants”*
11. “Castaway”*
12. “Old Man And The Sea”††

Brand New Orchestral Versions (all recorded 2018):

13. “Fantasy”
14. “Shine In The Dark”
15. “Unbreakable”
16. “Winter Skies”

* previously unreleased in Europe
† rare bonus track
†† rare bonus track; first time on CD

[via Blabbermouth]

Final Vans Warped Tour Show To Be Recorded For “The Final Hours” Live Compilation

The last date of the Vans Warped Tour’s final cross-country run, which is set to take place on August 5 at the Coral Sky Amphitheater in West Palm Beach, FL, will be recorded for a new live compilation called “The Final Hours.” The release will include two songs from each artist and proceeds will go towards FEND. Here’s who will be featured on it: Reel Big Fish, Mayday Parade, Waterparks, Less Than Jake, New Found Glory, Simple Plan, We The Kings, The Maine, August Burns Red, Chelsea Grin, Deez Nuts, My Children My Bride, Twiztid, Ice Nine Kills, Kublai Khan, Sense Fail, Crown The Empire, Every Time I Die, Unearth, In Hearts Wake, Nekrogoblikon, Capstan, Doll Skin, Palaye Royale, As It Is, Grayscale, Movements, Real Friends, Wage War, Issues, Knuckle Puck, and Makeout. Pre-orders can be found HERE.