Converge, Cold World, Etc. Set For 2020 United Blood Festival

The first set of bands have been revealed for the 2020 United Blood festival. The event will take place at The Canal Club in Richmond, VA on April 3-4 and it will feature the following: Converge, Cold World, War Hungry, Vein, Mindforce, Never Ending Game, Regulate, Division Of Mind, Judiciary, Inclination, Hangman, One Step Closer, Restraining Order, Enforced, Downfall, Combust, Rule Them All, Drain, Be All End All, m.a.d., and Payback.

HELLYEAH, Maria Brink (In This Moment), Etc. Added To 2020 Shiprocked Cruise

HELLYEAH, In This Moment’s Maria Brink (solo piano lounge set), Ra, and Aeges have all been added to the 2020 Shiprocked Cruise. The event will take place from February 1-6, with The Carnival Valor set to depart from New Orleans, with stops in Key West and Cozumel.

Previously announced bands include:

Halestorm
Alter Bridge
Asking Alexandria
Badflower
Beartooth
Black Stone Cherry
Cane Hill
Dead Posey
Dead Sara
DED
Goodbye June
Hands Like Houses
Hyro The Hero
Ice Nine Kills
Living Colour
Of Mice & Men
Royal Tusk
SHVPES
Vein
We Are Band Nerds

Furthermore, the following artists will also be performing as part of an all-star jam band called The Stowaways:

Aaron Spiers (RavenEye)
Andy Vargas (Santana)
Alessandro “AP” Paveri (Gemini Syndrome)
Burton C. Bell (Fear Factory)
Carly Smithson (We Are The Fallen)
Chris Traynor (Bush)
Chris Volz (Flaw)
CJ Pierce & Jasen Moreno (Drowning Pool)
Clint Lowery & Morgan Rose (Sevendust)
Dameon & Gabe Aranda (Aranda)
Geno Lenardo (formerly of Filter)
Jasen Rauch (Breaking Benjamin)
Jason Womack & Phil Buckman (Fuel)
Jeff Fabb & John DeServio (Black Label Society)
Joey Duenas (Ünloco)
John Tempesta (The Cult)
J.R. Bareis (Love and Death)
Leo Moracchioli
Lukas Rossi
Mark Vollelunga (Nothing More)
Todd Morse (The Offspring touring member)
Uliana Preotu (Cilver)
Will Hunt (Evanescence)

Wisdom In Chains, King Nine, Etc. Added To 2019 Back To School Jam

More bands have been added to the final Back To School Jam. That event will take place at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City, NJ on September 7 and the updated lineup includes: Martyr A.D., Folly, Vein, Most Precious Blood (“Nothing In Vain” lineup), Guns Up!, Culture Abuse, Fiddlehead, Wisdom in Chains, King Nine, Criminal Instinct, Shark Attack, Drug Church, Division of Mind, Eyes of the Lord, Higher Power, Abuse of Power, One Step Closer, Buried Dreams, Threat 2 Society, and Fence Cutter.

Vein Announce North American Tour With Soft Kill, Higher Power, Etc.

Vein have announced a North American tour with Soft Kill and Higher Power. Modern Color, Dead Heat, Silenus, and Narrow Head will also perform on select dates.

Tour Dates:

With Modern Color:

09/04 Montreal, QC – Theatre Fairmount
09/05 Toronto, ON – Velvet Underground
09/06 Buffalo, NY – Rec Room
09/07 Jersey City, NJ – Back To School Jam (no Modern Color)
09/08 Lakewood, OH – The Foundry
09/10 Columbus, OH – Ace of Cups
09/11 Detroit, MI – The Shelter
09/12 Chicago, IL – Reggies
09/13 Burnsville, MN – The Garage
09/14 Des Moines, IA – Vaudeville Mews
09/15 Lawrence, KS – The Bottleneck
09/17 Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
09/18 Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court
09/20 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
09/21 Vancouver, BC – 333
09/22 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre (no Soft Kill)
09/24 Reno, NV – Holland Project

With Dead Heat:

09/26 Berkeley, CA – 924 Gilman
09/27 San Diego, CA – Che Cafe (no Soft Kill)
09/28 Los Angeles, CA – The Echo (no Soft Kill)
09/29 Phoenix, AZ – Nile Underground

With Narrow Head:

10/01 Austin, TX – Barracuda
10/02 Dallas, TX – Club Dada

With Silenus:

10/04 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
10/05 Orlando, FL – Soundbar
10/07 Nashville, TN – The End
10/08 Chapel Hill, NC – Local 506
10/09 Baltimore, MD – Ottobar
10/10 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bazaar
10/11 Philadelphia, PA – First Unitarian Church
10/13 Boston, MA – Middle East

While She Sleeps Announce European/UK Tour With Every Time I Die & Vein

While She Sleeps have announced a European/UK tour with Every Time I Die and Vein. Here’s the dates:

01/16 Paris, FRA – Cabaret Sauvage
01/17 Brussels, BEL – AB Box
01/18 Cologne, GER – Live Music Hall
01/19 Munich, GER – Backstage Werk
01/21 Solothurn, SWI – Kulturfabrik Kofmehl
01/22 Wiesbaden, GER – Kulturzentrum
01/23 Amsterdam, NET – Melkweg
01/24 London, UK – O2 Academy Brixton
01/26 Manchester, UK – Manchester Academy

Halestorm, Alter Bridge, Asking Alexandria, Etc. Set For 2020 Shiprocked Cruise

The initial lineup has been revealed for the 2020 Shiprocked cruise, which is set take place from February 1-6. The Carnival Valor will depart from New Orleans, with stops in Key West and Cozumel, and the following artists will perform: Halestorm, Alter Bridge, Asking Alexandria, Badflower, Beartooth, Black Stone Cherry, Cane Hill, Dead Posey, Dead Sara, DED, Goodbye June, Hands Like Houses, Hyro The Hero, Ice Nine Kills, Living Colour, Of Mice & Men, Royal Tusk, SHVPES, Vein, We Are Band Nerds, Clint Lowery, Chad Nicefield (djing), Andy Woods, and the all-star jam band The Stowaways.