Powerman 5000 Postpone Fall Tour

Powerman 5000 have postponed their fall headlining tour. The trek is now scheduled for spring 2022.

Tour Dates:

03/15 Salt Lake City, UT – Liquid Joe’s
03/16 Greeley, CO – Moxi Theatre
03/17 Colorado Springs, CO – Black Sheep
03/18 Lubbock, TX – Jake’s Backroom
03/20 San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger
03/22 Kansasville, WI – 1175 Live
03/23 Chippewa Falls, WI – Every Buddy’s Bar
03/24 Battle Creek, MI – The Music Factory
03/25 Belvidere, IL – The Apollo Theater
03/26 Joliet, IL – The Forge
03/27 Madison, WI – The Annex
03/29 Chesterfield, MI – Diesel Concert Lounge
03/30 Ft. Wayne, IN – Rockstar Lounge
04/01 Dallas, TX – Trees
04/02 Houston, TX – BFE Rock Club
04/04 El Paso, TX – Rockhouse Bar & Grill
04/06 Scottsdale, AZ – Pub Rock

Powerman 5000 issued the following statement:

“We are extremely sorry to announce that our September/October tour has been POSTPONED until March 2022. As far as we know all tickets purchased will be honored in March.”

Powerman 5000’s Spider One And Knee High Fox’s Krsy Fox Launch Scripted Horror Anthology Podcast “Bleeders DIEgest”

A new scripted horror anthology podcast, titled “Bleeders DIEgest,” has been launched through the Bloody Disgusting podcast network. The series was created by Powerman 5000’s Spider One, Knee High Fox’s Krsy Fox, and “The Boo Crew” podcast hosts Trevor and Lauren Shand. Each episode includes a new original dark fiction story and immersive audio production. Select stories will also feature special guests including: Bonnie Aarons (“The Nun”), Adam Busch (“Buffy The Vampire Slayer”), Ice Nine Kills’ Spencer Charnas and more. The first two episodes are available now with further episodes set to air every Thursday.

Spider One said the following:

“Ever since I was a little kid, I was transfixed by horror and science fiction. Endless hours of my youth were spent watching ‘Creature Double Feature’ and scouring the aisles of my local video store for the goriest of cover art. It’s a dream come true to be able to now partner with Bloody Disgusting and share my own brand of scary with an audience.”

Krsy Fox also commented:

“We’re so excited to share the darkest parts of our minds with an audience we know will truly appreciate it. Making terrifying original short stories into such a theatrical and interactive show has been a dream come true. The stories of ‘Bleeders DIEgest’ are already giving me nightmares, and I hope it does the same for all of you!”

Lauren Shand continued:

“There is something so magical about crafting characters and their worlds that don’t exist painted with words. Being able to do this in the horror space with Bloody Disgusting is so incredibly cool.”

Trevor Shand went on:

“The ‘theater of the mind’ is something I retreated to so often as a kid with old-school radio dramas and tales of horror that emanated from the small speaker I’d stash under my pillow at night. To be able to play in that world with the support of this small group of friends and our Bloody Disgusting family is a nightmare come true. Our goal is that these stories might live in yours.”

Bloody Disgusting co-founder Tom Owen added:

“We’re so excited to grow the Bloody Disgusting podcast network with the addition of ‘Bleeders DIEgest’. These stories are truly terrifying, and the intimate format of podcasting is the perfect platform to deliver them straight into the listener’s ear. I can’t wait for everyone to hear what Spider, Krsy, Trevor and Lauren have created.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Powerman 5000 Announce Fall Tour

Powerman 5000 have announced a fall U.S. tour. The World Over will open.

Tour Dates:

09/15 Salt Lake City, UT – Liquid Joe’s
09/16 Colorado Springs, CO – Black Sheep
09/17 Lubbock, TX – Jake’s Backroom
09/18 Oklahoma City, OK – Honeymoon Fest
09/19 Davenport, IA – RC Casino Resort
09/21 Kansasville, WI – 1175 Live
09/22 Chippewa Falls, WI – Every Buddy’s Bar
09/23 Battle Creek, MI – The Music Factory
09/24 Belvidere, IL – The Apollo Theater
09/25 Joliet, IL – The Forge
09/26 Madison, WI – The Annex
09/28 Chesterfield, MI – Diesel Concert Lounge
09/29 Ft. Wayne, IN – Rockstar Lounge
10/01 Dallas, TX – Trees
10/02 Houston, TX – BFE Rock Club
10/03 San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger
10/04 El Paso, TX – Rockhouse Bar & Grill
10/06 Scottsdale, AZ – Pub Rock

Watch Powerman 5000, Volumes, The Black Dahlia Murder, Etc. Members Perform A Medley Of 90s EDM Hits

“Two Minutes To Late Night” have shared a new quarantine covers medley composed of 90s EDM hits. The video finds the show’s host Jordan “Gwarsenio Hall” Olds performing with Alexis Krauss (Sleigh Bells), Spider One (Powerman 5000), Myke Terry (Volumes, ex-Bury Your Dead), Carina Zachary (Husbandry, etc.), Zeena Koda, Myrone (Firstborne), Nili Brosh (‘Cirque du Soleil‘, etc.), Izzy Fontaine (Glassjaw, Seal), Alan Cassidy (The Black Dahlia Murder), Boots (Beyoncé, Run The Jewels), and The Ghost Funk Orchestra. “Two Minutes To Late Night” commented:

“Beanie Baby Burrito! We took all the 90’s EDM hits you’re afraid to admit you like and performed them in the style of music no one should like: METAL! The dude in the green spandex suit has been nominated for a Grammy twice lol. This is our 37th bedroom cover made with the support of Patreon. With so many musicians stuck at home with no outlets, we’re going to keep producing these style videos and use our Patreon to give some money to everyone who has a part in them. Please support our friends by donating to our newly redone Patreon at http://www.twominutestolatenight.com

Rock/Metal Musicians React To Joe Biden Winning The Presidency

Joe Biden has won the 2020 election and will now become the 46th president of the United States. A number of rock/metal musicians have taken to social media to react to the good news and you can find some of their various posts below:

Amy Lee (Evanescence):

Sebastian Bach (ex-Skid Row):

Otep:

Scott Ian (Anthrax):

Alex Skolnick (Testament):

Machine Head:

Chris Motionless (Motionless In White):

Spider One (Powerman 5000):

Paolo Gregoletto (Trivium):

Ice-T (Body Count):

Telle Smith (The Word Alive):

Mark Morton (Lamb Of God):

Mick Jagger (The Rolling Stones):

Sacred Reich:

Jay Jay French (Twisted Sister):

Andy Biersack (Black Veil Brides):

Jake Bowen (Periphery):

Chad I Ginsburg (CKY):

Ben Koller (Converge):

Tracii Guns (L.A. Guns):

Lzzy Hale (Halestorm):

Randy Blythe (Lamb Of God):

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“Empathy” 11.07.2020, Richmond, VA. CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, ABC, CBS… all the major news networks have just called the 2020 Presidential election for Joe Biden & Kamala Harris. Although these are just projections by media outlets (nothing is official until the members of the Electoral College cast their votes on Dec. 14th, 2020, then announced by a joint session of Congress on Jan. 6, 2021), & although there will be a lot of lawsuits brought forth by Donald Trump who will not concede anytime soon (or ever?), it’s obvious that it’s OVER- Joe Biden will be the 46th President of the United States. At this time, I would like to encourage everyone, no matter who you voted for, to behave with some class; to speak & act with some empathy. This country has been consumed by a toxic polarity- it is time for that toxicity to end, because it is not sustainable & it does not accomplish anything. We are all tired. We all have strong feelings. It is time to act like adults with correctly calibrated moral compasses. My feelings about President Trump (& politicians in general, for that matter) are well known, but I have zero reason to gloat. That is childish, & it accomplishes nothing. Instead I will choose to act with empathy, & hope that some level of civility will return to American discourse across the board. I just came back from a “Stop the Steal” rally near the VA State Capitol, where I shot these photos. No one was rude to me, & they announced from the beginning that it would be a peaceful protest- that is their right, & although I disagree with them, I support their right- they are my countrymen & women. These people are going to be very upset today- I will show people like this empathy in the hope that we can find common ground somehow, & that this terrible atmosphere that has hung over America for the last 4 years will begin to lift. It HAS to, or we all are screwed. Please- let’s all start talking to each other again. I hope you all have a good day- now, I’m going surfing. Peace. #Leica #LeicaCamera #LeicaCameraUSA #LeicaM #LeicaM10P #LeicaM10Ptyp3656 #🔴📷 #Summilux #Summilux50mm #LeicaCraft #MadeInWetzlar #drandallblythe #RatsEyesPhotography #honetheaesthetic

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Nergal (Behemoth):

Brian May (Queen):

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Congratulations to President Elect Joe Biden and trailblazer Kamala Harris !!! It’s been hard for me to stay silent over the last few days, weeks, months, but I felt it would be wrong to interfere in even the smallest way in the politics of another country. But there is a part of me that will always be rooted in the USA – I love America and have felt profound pain watching its freedoms and decency being eroded. I can now finally speak up. I feel massive joy – I see this is a victory for the people by the people – and hopefully just in time to make it possible to start to heal the terrible damage that has been done to the American Nation and its standing in the World in recent times. I’m thrilled for my dear American friends, that they have taken this step to reclaim compassion, justice, truth, accountability, and dignity. I’m well aware that America is split as to whether Trump as a president was a Champ or a Chump. But what you guys will discover over the next few weeks is that the rest of the world was NOT split. The whole world, like me, is rejoicing with you at this moment – feeling that we are getting our best friend back – our friend America. Yes – I will pray for unity and decent debate, with some great Rebublicans sharing the work load in the new regime. And – Yes – at last – the United States of America can again be Champions of the World !!! Bri

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Richard Patrick (Filter):

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#dems #gop #republican #democracy #democrats

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Powerman 5000 Stream Re-Recorded Version Of “When Worlds Collide”

Powerman 5000 are streaming a re-recorded version of their song “When Worlds Collide.” This version of the track was previously released as a bonus track on the CD edition of the band’s latest album “The Noble Rot.“ The original version is from their 1999 album “Tonight The Stars Revolt!.“ Spider One commented:

“Re-recording ‘When Worlds Collide‘ was like jumping into a time machine. We play that song live every night on tour but I hadn’t actually listened to the recorded version in a long time. So, when it came time to tackle the re-record, it was a weird process of trying to emulate myself. Which all these years later seemed like a stranger.”

Powerman 5000 Premiere “Strange People Doing Strange Things” Video

Powerman 5000 have premiered an animated video for their song “Strange People Doing Strange Things.“ This track is from the band’s latest album “The Noble Rot.” Spider One commented:

“I’d like to say making this video was a labor of love but it really was a test of my own sanity. What started out as some simple ‘follow the bouncing ball’ animation ended up being a challenge to see if I could actually finish this thing. Just shy of three thousand drawings later, it is what it is. Next time I attempt an animated video, I will choose a shorter song!”

Powerman 5000 Tease “Brave New World” Video

Powerman 5000 have posted a teaser for their new song “Brave New World.“ A video for the track is expected to be released on August 12. As previously reported, the band’s new album “The Noble Rot” will be released on August 28.

Soundtrack Revealed For Remastered “Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2”

The soundtrack has been revealed for the newly remastered “Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2.” The video game will be released on September 4 and it will feature songs from Papa Roach, Rage Against The Machine, Primus, Powerman 5000, American Nightmare, Bad Religion, Sublime, Goldfinger, Reel Big Fish, and more.

Here’s the track listing:

– “Connect to Consume” / A. Swayze and the Ghosts
– “Misery Guts” / Alex Lahey
– “Life Support” / American Nightmare
– “All Souls Day” / The Ataris
– “You” / Bad Religion
– “In Control” / Baker Boy
– “Afraid of Heights” / Billy Talent
– “The Struggle” / Black Prez featuring Kid Something
– “South” / CHAII
– “Confisco” / Charlie Brown Jr.
– “Something to Say” / Cherry Kola
– “Made Me Do” / Chick Norris
– “Heavy Metal Winner” / Consumed
– “Stomp” / Craig Craig Featuring Icy Black
– “Coming Through” / Crush Effect featuring Karra
– “Police Truck” / Dead Kennedys
– “Duck Eat Duck World” / Destroy Boys
– “Cyclone” / Dub Pistols
– “IN-TO-IT” / DZ Deathrays
– “Here and Now” / The Ernies
– “Vilified” / Even Rude
– “West Coast / FIDLAR
– “Evil Eye” / Fu Manchu
– “Superman” / Goldfinger
– “Sedona” / JunkBunny
– “May 16” / Lagwagon
– “Bomb Drop” / Less Than Jake
– “Bloody Valentine” / Machine Gun Kelly
– “Bass” / Merkules, Hopsin + Tech N9ne
– “No Cigar” / Millencolin
– “Let’s Ride” / MxPx
– “Pin the Tail on the Donkey” / Naughty by Nature
– “Blood Brothers” / Papa Roach
– “Mid 20’s Skateboarder” / Pkwe Pkew Pkew
– “When Worlds Collide” / Powerman 5000
– “Jerry Was a Racecar Driver” / Primus
– “Guerrilla Radio” / Rage Against the Machine
– “She’s Famous Now” / Reel Big Fish
– “Deathwire” / Rough Francis
– “Let Me In” / Screaming Females
– “Shutdown” / Skepta
– “Run It Up, Pt. II” / Spilt Milk
– “Firecracker” / Strung Out
– “Subculture – Diselboy + Kaos VIP” / Styles of Beyond, Dieselboy + Kaos
– “Same in the End” / Sublime
– “New Girl” / Suicide Machines
– “Like This” / The Super Best Frens Club
– “Five Lessons Learned” / Swingin’ Utters
– “Flamingo” / Token
– “Can I Kick It?” / A Tribe Called Quest
– “Lose Control” / Tyrone Briggs
– “Euro-Barge” / The Vandals
– “Slow Learner” / Viagra Boys
– “All My Friends Are Nobodies” / Zebrahead

[via Loudwire]