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DEVILDRIVER To Release Star-Studded Outlaw Country Covers Album “Outlaws ‘Til The End”

DEVILDRIVER To Release Star-Studded Outlaw Country Covers Album “Outlaws ‘Til The End”

Globally renowned, chart-topping band DEVILDRIVER may be one of the most notable groups in metal, but their personal taste in music reaches far beyond heavy music. Thanks to widely lauded albums like 2005’s epoch-shredding The Fury Of Our Maker’s Hand, 2011’s ante-upping, ultra-brutal Beast and 2016’s acclaimed career peak Trust No One, the band – led by iconic vocalist Dez Fafara – are firmly established as one of the most consistent and best loved bands in modern metal. That said, in 2018, all expectations of who and what DEVILDRIVER are will be torched.

As first teased by Fafara last year, the band’s upcoming full-length album of outlaw country-gone-metal anthems, Outlaws ‘Til The End, will finally see its day. The highly-anticipated, monstrous collection of savage metal interpretations will be released via Napalm Records on July 6, 2018, and pre-orders are available now in multiple formats via http://smarturl.it/OutlawsTilTheEnd-NPR with more format options coming soon. Merchandise such as t-shirts, long-sleeve shirts, flasks, keychains, and more are available here: www.indiemerch.com/devildriver/pre-orders

Head to Rolling Stone Country now to hear a clip of DEVILDRIVER’s cover of Hank3’s “Country Heroes”, featuring Hank3 himself, and read all about Outlaws ‘Til The End: https://www.rollingstone.com/country/news/devildriver-recruit-hank-3-for-outlaws-til-the-end-album-w518419

Outlaws ‘Til The End is both a startling curveball and a ferocious statement of individuality from a band who have been a constant and effective force in the heavy metal world for the best part of two decades now. “I think real music has always gotten to me, whether it’s the blues or even real Goth music like Bauhaus and Sisters Of Mercy, as well as outlaw country greats like Johnny Cash, Wayne “The Train” Hancock, and Willie Nelson,” Fafara explains. “That stuff has always attracted me, and this is absolutely the real McCoy. The blues and outlaw country are what made rock n’ roll. They were around before rock n’ roll… and in my head, I’ve always heard these songs heavy.”

From the opening seconds of Hank3’s”Country Heroes” onward, Outlaws ‘Til The End is simply one of the most invigorating records the band have made yet. More importantly, these evocative, irresistible songs have all been wholly rebuilt from the ground up, powered by the classic DEVILDRIVER sound and embellished with Fafara’s unmistakable feral roar. Outlaws ‘Til The End was produced, mixed and recorded with Steve Evetts (Dillinger Escape Plan, Every Time I Die, Sepultura, The Cure), with Devildriver guitarist Mike Sprietzer also lending recording talents. The album was mastered by renowned engineer Alan Douches.

Completing this unprecedented project is a host of metal and country luminaries providing unforgettable cameos: horror metal icon Wednesday13 lends his incensed rasp to George Jones’ “If Drinking Don’t Kill Me”, 36 Crazyfists frontman Brock Lindow brings fire and soul to Steve Earle’s, “Copperhead Road”, and Fear Factory’s Burton C. Bell helps to turn Richard Thompson’s anti-war classic, “Dad’s Gonna Kill Me”, into a brooding gothic metal extravaganza. Meanwhile, Lamb of God members Randy Blythe and Mark Morton contribute to an exhilarating decimation of Willie Nelson’s “Whiskey River” before Randy makes a second appearance on DEVILDRIVER’s version of cowboy standard “Ghost Riders In The Sky”; the latter featuring the son of Johnny Cash himself.

DEVILDRIVER Outlaws ‘Til The End track listing:

1. “Country Heroes”
Written by Hank Williams III
Performed by Hank3 & Dez Fafara

2. “Whiskey River”
Written by Johnny Bush and Paul Stroud; recorded by Willie Nelson
Performed by Randy Blythe, Mark Morton of Lamb of God & Dez Fafara

3. “Outlaw Man”
Written by David Blue; recorded by the Eagles
Performed by Dez Fafara & Neal Tiemann of DEVILDRIVER

4. “Ghost Riders in the Sky”
Written by Stan Jones
Performed by John Carter Cash, Ana Cristina Cash, Randy Blythe & Dez Fafara

5. “I’m the Only Hell (Mama Ever Raised)”
Written by Bobby Bobby Borchers, Wayne Kemp, Mack Vickery; recorded by Johnny Paycheck
Performed by Dez Fafara & DEVILDRIVER

6. “If Drinking Don’t Kill Me (Her Memory Will)”
Written by Harlan Sanders, Rick Beresford; recorded by George Jones
Performed by Wednesday13 & Dez Fafara

7. “The Man Comes Around”
Written by Johnny Cash
Performed by Lee Ving of Fear & Dez Fafara

8. “A Thousand Miles From Nowhere”
Written by Dwight Yoakam
Performed by Dez Fafara & Neal Tiemann of DEVILDRIVER

9. “Copperhead Road”
Written by Steve Earle
Performed by Brock Lindow of 36 Crazyfists & Dez Fafara

10. “Dad’s Gonna Kill Me”
Written by Richard Thompson
Performed by Burton C. Bell of Fear Factory & Dez Fafara

11. “A Country Boy Can Survive”
Written by Hank Williams Jr.
Performed by Dez Fafara & DEVILDRIVER

12. “The Ride”
Written by J.B. Detterline Jr., Gary Gentry; recorded by David Allan Coe
Performed by Lee Ving of Fear & Dez Fafara

“I knew right away that I wanted to have guests on this record, and the first guest I wanted was John Carter Cash,” Fafara recalls. “I didn’t want this thing to exist without John, without Hank3 or without Randy [Blythe]. Basically, there were a certain amount of guests that I definitely wanted on it, but as I kept asking people, everyone kept saying yes! Randy and Mark [Morton] are both from the country and they were immediately on board. With John, we wound up talking for two hours when we first met, all about his love of heavy metal and my love of outlaw country and my love of his dad’s music. All he wanted to do was talk about metal and all I wanted to do was talk about outlaw country. It was the craziest thing.”

Not only just content with a collaboration with John Carter Cash, the album also features the iconic voice of Fear, US punk rock legend Lee Ving. “Lee has a country band called Range War and when he first started in music, his mother gave him her mandolin to play, so he played country music before he ever did punk rock,” Fafara notes. “I’ve been fortunate enough in my career to do songs with Ozzy and some of the greats, but doing a song with Lee Ving? What can I say… he’s my ultimate hero in life. I had a Fear shirt on the first time I ran away from home, you know?”

Still charging forward, proudly against the grain and on the form of their lives, DEVILDRIVER have never made a record like Outlaws ‘Til The End before. But then, nor has anyone else.The perfect marriage of badass country grit and neck-wrecking groove metal supremacy, it’s a pistol-packing game-changer delivered by true heavy metal outlaws.

Stay tuned for more new music and videos coming soon in anticipation of Outlaws ‘Til The End.

Upcoming DEVILDRIVER performances:
7/12 – Oshkosh, WI @ Rock USA
7/15 – Mansfield, OH @ The World-Famous Historic Ohio State Reformatory, Home of the “Shawshank Prison” – INKCARCERATION Music and Tattoo Festival

DEVILDRIVER online:
www.devildriver.com
www.facebook.com/devildriver
www.twitter.com/devildriver
www.instagram.com/devildriver

DEVILDRIVER is:
Dez Fafara – Vocals
Mike Spreitzer – Guitar
Neal Tiemann – Guitar
Diego Ibarra – Bass
Austin D’Amond – Drums

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Coal Chamber Unleash Title Track From New Album ‘Rivals’

Coal Chamber Unleash Title Track From New Album ‘Rivals’

Coal Chamber - 'Rivals'

Coal Chamber – ‘Rivals’

COAL CHAMBER will release their new album Rivals on May 19th in North America via Napalm Records.  This is the band’s first new album in over thirteen years.  With producer Mark Lewis at the helm, Rivals makes it seem as if COAL CHAMBER never took a break at all.  They picked up right where they left off and have delivered what some may consider their best work to date.  Pre-orders for Rivals in special bundles packages including a CD/DVD, LP (Limited to 1,000 Purple LP’s), T-Shirt, beanie and wristbands are available HERE.

Last week saw the release of the first single from Rivals entitled “I.O.U. Nothing”.  That song can be streamed HERE.  Today a second song from Rivals has been made available for streaming.  Check out the exclusive premiere of the title track “Rivals” courtesy of Revolver Magazine HERE.

In support of RivalsCOAL CHAMBER are on a North American Headline Tour that kicked off this past weekend. Support on the tour is being provided by Filter, Combichrist and label mates American Head Charge.  The tour stops tonight in Sacramento, CA and runs through April 12th in Dallas, TX.  COAL CHAMBER is offering an exclusive VIP Packages for every date on the tour HERE.  The VIP package includes a meet and greet with the band, exclusive t-shirt, exclusive poster, souvenir laminate and early entry (where applicable).

While their implosion 12 years ago left a morass of questions and conjecture about what could have been, the members of COAL CHAMBER aren’t into dwelling on their past right now. Why the fuck should they? With Rivals, they’ve written a new, emboldened chapter in their storied career, delivering beatdown riffage, lyrical diatribes and alluring sonic vistas the realm of heavy music can always use to move that culture forward. The return of COAL CHAMBER is marked by two mindsets. The first signifies a celebration of friends who have experienced a greater clarity about them to want to come together in a practice space again. The other mindset posits that they had a case of unfinished business they needed to take care of with bold strokes, lead-pipe cruelty and aural finesse.

Rivals Track Listing:

1. I.O.U. Nothing

2. Bad Blood Between Us

3. Light in the Shadows

4. Suffer in Silence

5. The Bridges You Burn

6. Orion

7. Another Nail in the Coffin

8. Rivals

9. Wait

10. Dumpster Dive

11. Over My Head

12. Fade Away (Karma Never Forgets)

13. Empty Handed

COAL CHAMBER w/ Filter, Combichrist, and American Head Charge:

3/9: Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades

3/11: Seattle, WA @ Showbox at the Market

3/12: Portland, OR @ Roseland

3/13: Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory

3/14: Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory

3/16: Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall

3/17: Wichita, KS @ The Cottillion

3/18: Tulsa, OK @ Cains Ballroom

3/20: Milwaukee, WI @ Rave

3/21: Detroit, MI @ Harpos

3/22: Joliet, IL @ Mojoes

3/23: Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue

3/25: Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall

3/26: Toronto, ON @ Opera House

3/27: Niagara Falls, NY @ Rapids Theater

3/28: Worcester, MA @ Palladium

3/29: New York, NY @ Webster Hall

3/31: Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live

4/1: Hartford, CT @ Webster Theater

4/2: Patchogue, NY @ The Emporium

4/3: Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom

4/4: Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero

4/6: Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls

4/7: Norfolk, VA @ The Norva

4/8: Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore Charlotte

4/9: Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade

4/11: Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live

4/12: Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Live

 

For More Info Visit:

http://www.coalchamber.com

http://www.facebook.com/coalchamberofficial

http://www.instagram.com/coalchamberofficial

http://www.twitter.com/coalchamberofficial

http://www.indiemerch.com/coalchamber

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Coal Chamber Announces North American Tour For 2015

Coal Chamber Announces North American Tour For 2015

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Coal Chamber

Los Angeles, California’s “Spooky Core” band COAL CHAMBER has announced a North American Headline Tour for Spring 2015. The tour is in support of their forthcoming album that will be released on Napalm Records. Support on the tour will come from Filter, Combichrist and American Head Charge.  The tour begins March 6th in Tempe, AZ and runs through April 12th in Dallas, TX.

COAL CHAMBER is offering an exclusive VIP Packages for every date on the tour; presales for those begin tomorrow HERE.  The VIP package includes a meet and greet with the band, exclusive t-shirt, exclusive poster, souvenir laminate and early entry (where applicable).  Tickets go on sale to the public beginning this Friday December 12th and Saturday December 13th.

COAL CHAMBER is currently in the studio working on their first studio album in over 12 years.  The band is working with producer Mark Lewis (Whitechapel, DevilDriver, Black Dahlia Murder) on the yet still untitled album, which is tentatively slated for a Spring 2015 release.

COAL CHAMBER is a band stood as leaders at the forefront of new genres, constantly reinventing their sound and not fitting any mold except their own.   With sold out tours, and millions of records sold, COAL CHAMBER owned the Scene from the mid nineties until their tumultuous breakup in May of 2002.  Now they have returned to take their place at the top where they once were and intend to be there for years to come.  Call it what you want, “The Return”, “The Second Coming of”, but no matter what you call it, be prepared COAL CHAMBER to rule again.

COAL CHAMBER w/ Filter, Combichrist, and American Head Charge

3/6: Tempe, AZ @ Marquee

3/7: Los Angeles, CA @ House of Blues

3/8: San Francisco, CA @ Regency Grand

3/9: Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades

3/11: Seattle, WA @ Showbox at the Market

3/12: Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater

3/13: Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory

3/14: Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory

3/16: Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall

3/17: Wichita, KS @ The Cottillion

3/18: Tulsa, OK @ Cains Ballroom

3/20: Milwaukee, WI @ Rave

3/21: Detroit, MI @ Harpos

3/22: Joliet, IL @ Mojoes

3/23: Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue*

3/25: Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall

3/26: Toronto, ON @ Opera House

3/27: Niagara Falls, NY @ Rapids Theater

3/28: Worcester, MA @ Palladium

3/29: New York, NY @ Webster Hall

3/31: Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live

4/1: Hartford, CT @ The Webster

4/2: Patchogue, NY @ The Emporium

4/3: Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom

4/4: Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero

4/6: Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls

4/7: Norfolk, VA @ The Norva

4/8: Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore Charlotte

4/9: Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade

4/10: Pensacola, FL @ Vinyl Music Hall

4/11: Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live

4/12: Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Live

*No American Head Charge

 

For More Info Visit:

http://www.facebook.com/coalchamberofficial

http://www.instagram.com/coalchamberofficial

http://www.twitter.com/coalchamberofficial

http://www.indiemerch.com/coalchamber

 

Follow COAL CHAMBER on social media:

 

Dez: 

Twitter: @EvilRiver

Instagram: DezFafara

 

Nadja:

https://www.facebook.com/OfficialNadjaPeulen 

Twitter: @nadjaonline

Instagram: nadjapeulen

 

Mikey:

https://www.facebook.com/mikeybugcox 

Twitter: @MikalCox_CC

Instagram: Mikeycoxoffical

 

Meegs:

https://www.facebook.com/meegs.rascon.3

Twitter: @meegsofficial

Instagram: meegsrascon

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Coal Chamber Returns, Announces Signing With Napalm Records

Coal Chamber Returns, Announces Signing With Napalm Records

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Napalm Records is pleased to announce the signing of Los Angeles, California’s COAL CHAMBER, a band that stood as leaders at the forefront of new genres, constantly reinventing their sound and not fitting any mold except their own.   With sold out tours, and millions of records sold, COAL CHAMBER owned the Scene from the mid nineties until their tumultuous breakup in May of 2002.  Now they have returned to take their place at the top where they once were and intend to be there for years to come.  Call it what you want, “The Return”, “The Second Coming of”, but no matter what you call it, be prepared COAL CHAMBER to rule again.

Following a 12-plus year breakup the band reunited in 2011 and 2013 for Festival shows as well as an extensive North American tour. Now all four members of COAL CHAMBER (Dez Fafara, Nadja Peulen, Mikey Cox, Meegs) have decided the time was right to begin work on a new COAL CHAMBER album.  The band is currently working on the new material that they hope to release next year.

COAL CHAMBER spoke about their new record and signing with Napalm Records:

“How many times do you get a second chance at anything in life?

We toured the world, it was insane and crowds came out in force and we had a blast! For this I’m so appreciative!

Now….. It’s time to release a NEW COAL CHAMBER RECORD!

The Vibe between us all is positive AND we’ve assembled a killer team around us!

“Now with NAPALM RECORDS on board get ready for a heavy, explosion from COAL CHAMBER!  We’ve evolved and so has the music, from the demo music I’ve heard you’re gonna sink your TEETH into this! Stay tuned!”

Dez Fafara

“It’s been a long time coming but the wait is over!  There are no words to describe how excited I am to be working on the new COAL CHAMBER record!!!  I can’t wait to see all your faces when we rock this album out! Stay tuned!!!”

XO,

Nadja

 

“This is the first time in a long time that writing and recording a record feels right. Extremely grateful and excited for this new chapter in the world ofCOAL CHAMBER!! New music from CC is something we can’t wait to share with the many loyal fans that have stuck it out through everything!!! The evolution of COAL CHAMBER has begun!”

Mikey Cox

“I’m so excited to be making music with my brothers and sister, and to the loyal fans who’ve been waiting for this! It’s been a long time coming, but the pieces of the puzzle are finally aligned right. The friendship, the camaraderie, the vibe of the band is perfect now. Can’t wait to unleash on the world!”

MEEGS 

Napalm Records Vice President Thomas Caser on the signing of COAL CHAMBER:

“Rarely you get the chance to work with a band that has been a pioneer of a whole genre. We are thrilled and proud to get this chance with COAL CHAMBER! A new chapter of the band’s history is being written and Napalm Records is committed to make it the most successful!”

More info regarding the new album will be revealed soon.

For More Info Visit:

http://www.facebook.com/coalchamberofficial

http://www.instagram.com/coalchamberofficial

http://www.twitter.com/coalchamberofficial

http://www.indiemerch.com/coalchamber

 

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Coal Chamber And Sevendust Announce Co-Headlining Tour Featuring Special Guests Lacuna Coil

Coal Chamber And Sevendust Announce Co-Headlining Tour Featuring Special Guests Lacuna Coil

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Marking their first U.S. live performances in over 10 years, 90’s alt-metal band COAL CHAMBER is pleased to announce that they are back in action and kicking off a co-headline tour with Sevendust this spring. The tour will also feature special guests Lacuna Coil as direct support on each date, as well as Candlelight Red and Stolen Babies opening on either half of the run (see the split below). See below for a full listing of North American tour dates.

Each member of COAL CHAMBER had words to share about the announcement.

“I’m STOKED to be bringing COAL CHAMBER back to the United States,” exclaims vocalist Dez Fafara. “These shows are going to fucking rule! The line-up is perfect! Hope to see you all there!”

“The past has fuelled the fire to bring COAL CHAMBER back stronger than ever,” adds drummer Mike Cox. “I couldn’t be more excited to tour the states on an amazing tour. HERE WE GO!”

“I’m really excited and grateful to be a part of such an awesome bill! We will be slaying it across America and the world,” adds guitarist Meegs Rascón.

Bassist Chela Rhea Harper states, “America is where COAL CHAMBER started; where the music first came to life.  The entire experience in Australia and South America has been so surreal up until this point, and to be able to continue this adventure on the band’s home soil is an honor. The support from all has been tremendous.”

Tickets go on sale this Friday, January 18th! See below for all currently confirmed tour dates and stay tuned for more ticketing information.

COAL CHAMBER with Sevendust, Lacuna Coil, Candlelight Red and Stolen Babies:

3/28 – Tempe, AZ @ The Marquee*

3/29 – Los Angeles, CA @ Club Nokia LA Live*

3/30 – San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom*

3/31 – Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades*

4/2 – Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre*

4/3 – Wichita, KS @ The Cotillion*

4/4 – Oklahoma City, OK @ Diamond Ballroom*

4/5 – Sauget, IL @ Pop’s*

4/6 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave*

4/8 – Minneapolis, MN @ Mill City Nights*

4/9 – Joliet, IL @ Mojoes*

4/11 – Ft. Wayne, IN @ Piere’s*

4/12 – Detroit, MI @ Harpo’s*

4/13 – Toronto, ON @ Sound Academy**

4/14 – Hartford, CT @ Webster Theater**

4/16 – Worcester, MA @ The Palladium**

4/17 – New York, NY @ Best Buy Theater**

4/18 – Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory**

4/19 – Hampton Beach, NH @ Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom**

4/20 – Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom**

4/22 – Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live!**

4/23 – Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore**

4/24 – Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle**

4/26 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live Ballroom**

4/27 – Corpus Christi, TX @ Concrete Street Amphitheater**

4/28 – Dallas, TX @ The Palladium Ballroom**

 

*feat. Candlelight Red

**feat. Stolen Babies

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