Five Finger Death Punch yesterday unveiled the lineup and schedule of the Metal Hammer Trespass America Festival tour, which they'll headline starting July 13th outside Denver, Colorado.
5FDP, Killswitch Engage, Trivium, Pop Evil, Emmure, God Forbid, and Battlecross
Death Punch singer Ivan Moody says all the bands will have the opportunity to do a full production on tour in order to create "an event, not a show".
30 Seconds to Mars will give fans a peek into the sessions for their forth album on Friday. They'll play live versions of new songs during a webcast at www.VYRT.net/mars. The show will include a preview of the band's documentary, Artifact, as well as a Q&A with Jarod Leto and company.
All of Soundgarden's major-label albums will be released in a box set on May 22nd called "The Classic Album Selection"
Original Killswich Engage singer Jesse Leach made his live return to the band on Sunday, performing with them for the first time in 12 years at the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival in Worchester, Massachusetts. After a few hours sleep, he flew straight to L.A. for yesterday's announcement of the Trespass America Tour, which will be the next time he sets foot on stage in the US
Leach who was named to replace his replacement, Howard Jones, this February, tells us that his first thought as he walked on stage was "don't screw up", but that he realized he had to quiet anyquestions he had in his mind and perform "material", feel it and bne there int the moment.
The Offspring will return this summer with their ninth studio album, Days Go By. It's the quartet's first albumin four years and the first to feature drummer Pete Parada, who joined the band in 2008. The title track is the first single, and it'll hit the airwaves this weekend.
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