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July 26, 2009 Shive Magazine 25

New York, NY – International rock sensation Billy Talent’s new album Billy Talent III has found a new home in the States and Japan on Roadrunner Records.  The album, which will be released on September 22, was recorded by noted producer Brendan O’Brien (AC/DC, Stone Temple Pilots) in Los Angeles and Atlanta.  The first single “Rusted From The Rain” will be serviced to Active and Modern Rock formats in late August. A video for the track was recently shot in Los Angeles with director Wayne Isham (Metallica, Bon Jovi, Avenged Sevenfold). To watch, click here.

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July 9, 2009 Shive Magazine 0

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 8, 2009 NEW ALBUM KILLSWITCH ENGAGE DEBUTS AT #7 ON BILLBOARD TOP 200 PREVIOUS ALBUM AS DAYLIGHT DIES ATTAINS GOLD STATUS TO SPEND ALL SUMMER ON ROCK STAR ENERGY MAYHEM FEST MAIN STAGE New York, NY: Roadrunner Records is proud to announce that Killswitch Engage’s fourth album, titled Killswitch Engage, debuted at #7 on this week’s Billboard Top 200, shifting over 58,000 copies. It is the highest charting album of the band’s career. Killswitch Engage also debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top Hard Music chart. The album, which is the band’s fourth effort for Roadrunner, Read More

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July 6, 2009 Shive Magazine 7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 1, 2009 New York, NY – Legendary progressive metal masters Dream Theater’s latest album, Black Clouds & Silver Linings has taken the band to new heights.  The album debuted at #6 on Billboard’s Top 200 album chart, with first week sales totaling 40,285.  Both numbers mark the highest ever first week figures for the band, who are enjoying the greatest success of their 25 year career.  12% of the week’s sales were digital, ranking Black Clouds & Silver Linings at #21 on the Digital Albums chart.

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Slipknot Announces Summer Headline Tour

July 6, 2009 Shive Magazine 0

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 22, 2009 BAND TO PLAY SELECT DATES TO MARK 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF LANDMARK DEBUT ALBUM New York, NY – Grammy-award winning rock powerhouse Slipknot announced summer U.S. headline tour dates, today. The two week run kicks off on August 22 in Seattle, WA and runs through September 5 in Milwaukee, WI.  Members of, the band’s official fan club, will be offered tickets first with a presales starting on June 24.  A limited number of tickets will be available for general presale on on June 25th, with the majority of tickets going onsale to the Read More

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Buff1 “Real Appeal (prod. 14KT)” feat. AB:

June 17, 2009 Shive Magazine 38

‘Real Appeal’ is the third single from Buff1’s critically acclaimed sophomore solo album There’s Only One. Feeling more confortable as a solo artist, Buff1’s increased confidence is readily apparent as he playfully boasts about his knowledge of what women really want. Buff1’s mature lyricism is complimented by a chorus featuring ultra smooth vocalist AB, and production by A-Side Worldwide’s superproducer in the making, 14KT.

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Porcupine Tree Reveal Details of the Incident

June 17, 2009 Shive Magazine 0

June 16, 2009 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PORCUPINE TREE REVEAL DETAILS OF THE INCIDENT New York, NY – Grammy-nominated UK recording artist Porcupine Tree have confirmed the title of their tenth studio album: The Incident. The captivating new record is set to be released on Roadrunner Records on September 22, as a double CD. The Incident is a stunning 55-minute musical statement, described by vocalist/guitarist/songwriter Steven Wilson as “a slightly surreal song cycle about beginnings and endings and the sense that ‘after this, things will never be the same again.’” The seeds of the idea that led to The Incident came Read More

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June 10, 2009 Shive Magazine 0

COLLECTIVE SOUL REVEAL NEW ALBUM TITLE & TRACKLISTING FOR COLLECTIVE SOUL (RABBIT) DUE OUT AUGUST 25th (June 10, 2009 – New York, NY) – Multi-platinum rockers Collective Soul have revealed the title and track listing to their upcoming Loud & Proud/Roadrunner Records debut album, Collective Soul (Rabbit). The album, which is scheduled for an August 25th release date, was recorded at frontman Ed Roland’s Lake House studio and is self-produced. The first single, “Staring Down,” shipped to Hot A/C and Triple A formats on June 8, followed by the rocker “Welcome All Again,” which will ship on July 6 to Read More

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Los Angeles/Detroit based company, A-Side Worldwide launches new website

June 9, 2009 Shive Magazine 0

LOS ANGELES, June. 8 — Los Angeles/Detroit based company, A-Side Worldwide launches its new website Tuesday, June 9th. A-Side Worldwide, LLC a New Model™ artist management and marketing company, has fully renovated their website, making it a central hub for contemporary culture, entertainment and all things A-Side. The new site highlights the artists on A-Side’s management roster via a dynamic blog, videos, press and much more. A-Side’s roster features Stones Throw recording artist Mayer Hawthorne; critically acclaimed Hip-Hop artist Buff1; the transcendental Hip-Hop trio Now On; and trailblazing producers 14KT and Astronote.

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Feature Artist: Killswitch Engage

June 8, 2009 Shive Magazine 1

Feature Artist: Killswitch Engage New York, NY: Massachusetts’ finest hard rock purveyors, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, have announced the title for their eagerly anticipated fourth album for Roadrunner Records. The title is Killswitch Engage. The album, produced by Brendan O’Brien (AC/DC, Rage Against the Machine) and co-produced by guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz, will hit stores on June 30. Some of the working track titles for the album include “Reckoning,” “The Forgotten” “Light in a Darkened World” and “Starting Over.” Vocalist Howard Jones offered a little insight into Killswitch Engage, saying, “It was time for us to step outside of our comfort zone Read More

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Thrash and Burn Tour

June 8, 2009 Shive Magazine 0

TO SPEND ALL SUMMER HEADLINING THRASH AND BURN TOUR FEATURING EMMURE, MYCHILDREN, MYBRIDE, DESPISED ICON, VEIL OF MAYA, FOR THE FALLEN DREAMS, OCEANO, PERIPHERY AND RED RIVER REVIVAL PRAY FOR VILLAINS DUE OUT JULY 14, TRACK LISTING REVEALED New York, NY: DevilDriver are pleased to announced that they will spend the sweaty, steamy, dog days of summer headlining the “Thrash and Burn” tour, which features an eclectic crop of extreme, established and up ‘n coming pure metal bands, including Emmure, MyChildren, MyBride, Despised Icon, Veil of Maya, For the Fallen Dreams, Oceano, Periphery and Red River Revival. Fans of the Read More

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