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Fri
23
Jan

RUSH Announce R40 Live 40th Anniversary Tour

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Friday, January 23, 2015
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RUSH Announce R40 Live 40th Anniversary Tour
RUSH TO VISIT 34 CITIES THROUGHOUT NORTH AMERICA IN 2015
 
Celebrating 40 years, Rush and Live Nation confirmed that the R40 LIVE Tour will visit 34 cities throughout North America this summer beginning May 8 in Tulsa, OK and finishing August 1 in Los Angeles, CA. These not to be missed concerts will highlight four decades of the band’s music. Tickets for the RUSH: R40 LIVE TOUR will go on sale starting January 30th in select markets at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com.
Over the course of their amazing career, Rush has lived a lifetime together, providing an influential soundtrack to many of their fans’ lives. Some have been with them since the start, while others have discovered them along the way and delved into their incredible body of work.
To quote Dave Grohl from their momentous induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,
“Rush built their following the right way. No hype, no bullshit, they did it from the ground up. Their legacy is incredible and their influence undeniable.”
After 40 years together and 20 gold and platinum studio albums – Rush is ready to celebrate with the most loyal fans in the world by embarking on their 21st tour, one which will most likely be their last major tour of this magnitude. Celebrate four decades of music with three incredible musicians – all in 1 night.
 
Rush’s vast catalogue includes such classics as 1974’s self-titled debut, 1976’s 2112, 1981’s Moving Pictures, 1996’s Test For Echo, and 2002’s Vapor Trails. Rush released their 20th studio album, Clockwork Angels in 2012 via Anthem/Roadrunner Records. The critically acclaimed collection marked their first studio recording since 2007’s Snakes & Arrows, and debuted at #1 in Canada and #2 on the Billboard 200 matching the highest chart debut of the band’s career. Known for their energetic live shows, the most recent Rush release was the R40 collector’s boxset including live footage spanning all four decades of the trio’s career, including over two hours of unreleased material and a rare performance of the seven-part version of “2112” packaged in an impressive 52-page hardcover book.
 
Their longevity has served a pop culture renaissance, with the band’s rare television appearance —their first in over 30 years—on Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report, tributes on South Park and a memorable cameo in the film I Love You, Man. A live review from their most recent Clockwork Angels tour boasted “the power-trio interplay could put guys half their age in the burn ward,” while The Globe And Mail declared Rush as “one of the few bands anywhere that just keeps getting better.” A career-chronicling Rolling Stone feature summed up the renowned rock trio’s continuing artistic vitality by observing, “It’s true that Rush doesn’t mean today what it did in ’76 or even ’96. It may mean more.”
 
Rush have been recognized with eight Juno Awards, seven Grammy nominations, including one for the acclaimed documentary Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage that also won the Audience Award at the Tribeca Film Festival. The band members were inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1994, made Officers of the Order of Canada in 1996 and inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2010. They have received a star on both Canada’s Walk of Fame (1999) and Hollywood Walk of Fame (2010). In 2012, Rush were bestowed with the highest artistic honour in Canada when receiving the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award. To the elation of their fans, Rush were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013.
 
Tickets for the RUSH: R40 LIVE TOUR will go on sale starting January 30 in select markets at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com. Citi® card members will have access to pre-sale tickets through Citi’s Private Pass® Program beginning January 27 in select markets. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com. Exclusive Rush ticket packages are available, please visit vipnation.com for package details.

 

 
Wed
27
Aug

RAVEN Announce "North American Extermination Tour 2014"

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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RAVEN Announce "North American Extermination Tour 2014"

Featuring Special Guests Night Demon

Announce Two Special Shows Supporting Accept in New York and Los Angeles

New wave of British heavy metal and thrash legends RAVEN have confirmed that they will be touring North America this fall as part of the "North American Extermination Tour 2014".  It was recently announced that RAVEN has signed a worldwide deal with SPV/Steamhammer and their new studio album and follow up to Walk Through Fire is set for a release in February 2015.  Fans can expect to hear RAVEN classics and new songs that the band is currently in the studio working on.  The tour begins on October 3rd in Pompano Beach, FL and runs through November 25th in Raleigh, NC.  Before their headline tour begins, RAVEN will also be serving as special guests at two upcoming Accept shows.  The first is set for September 12th in Los Angeles, CA at The Saban Theater and September 15th at The Gramercy Theater in New York, NY.

Last year saw the release of the band's documentary DVD Rock Until You Drop - A Long Day's Journey documents the band's almost 40 year career and highlights their high energy approach and influence on the development of thrash.  The DVD can be ordered HERE. 

RAVEN as Special Guests With Accept

9/12: Los Angeles, CA @ The Saban Theater

9/15: New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater
 

RAVEN 'North American Extermination Tour 2014'

10/3: Pompano Beach, FL @ Rip's

10/4: Atlanta, GA @ 529 Bar

10/5:  Memphis, TN @ Hi-Tone Caf'

10/9:  Tulsa, OK @ TBA

10/10:  Little Rock, AR @ Vino's

10/11: Austin, TX @ Red 7

10/15: Mesa, AZ @ Club Red

10/17: Ramona, CA @ Ramona Main Stage

10/19: Las Vegas, NV @ Cheyenne Saloon

10/20: Los Angeles, CA @Whiskey a Go Go

10/22: Ventura, CA @ Bombay 

10/26:  Sacramento, CA @ Blue Lamp

10/27: San Francisco, CA @ The Elbo Room

10/29: Ashland, OR @ Club 66

10/30: Portland, OR @ Tonic Lounge

11/1: Vancouver, BC @ Media Club

11/2: Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven

11/3: Boise, ID @ The Shredder

11/4: Salt Lake City, UT @ The Lo-Fi Cafe

11/6:  Denver, CO @ TBA

11/7:  St Louis, MO  @ Fubar

11/9: Columbus, OH @ Shrunken Head

11/11: Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room

11/13: Indianapolis, IN @ Headquarters

11/14: Akron, OH @ Empire Rock Club

11/15: Toronto, ON @ Hard Luck

11/16: Chicago IL @ Reggie's

11/18: Detroit, MI @ Token Lounge

11/19: Syracuse, NY @ Macs Bad Art Bar

11/20: Pittsburgh, PA @ Dead Horse

11/21: Brooklyn, NY @ St.Vitus

11/22: Philadelphia, PA @ Dobbs

11/23: Baltimore, MD @ Metro Gallery

11/24: Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter

11/25: Raleigh, NC @ The Maywood

About RAVEN:


According to the pages of the various metal media, the labels "LEGENDARY," "INNOVATIVE," "TRUE ORIGINALS," as well as "LUNATICS!" have been rightfully pinned upon RAVEN over the years. In a music scene filled by clones nurtured with a cookie-cutter mentality, the unique personality, power and humor of the three band members has always shone through. The crazed vocals & bass playing of John Gallagher, the full frontal guitar assault of brother, Mark Gallagher, and the punishing polyrhythmic pounding of drummer, Joe Hasselvander, all combine to form a sonic battering ram unique in rock!

 

From the well documented early days as NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) frontrunners, RAVEN's albums ROCK UNTIL YOU DROP, WIPED OUT and ALL FOR ONE virtually invented both the speed metal and power metal genres - during the trailblazing USA tours of the 80's introducing the States to "Athletic rock" as well as giving opening acts like Metallica and Anthrax their first tours, through the doldrums of the late 80's/early 90's when a grunge obsessed media wrote off so many acts - RAVEN has consistently proved to be both survivors par excellence and in a genre of grim imitation - shown that they are "the real thing". Where so many of their contemporaries have either faded creatively or become parodies of themselves, RAVEN have consistently pushed the envelope while retaining their unique sound and attack - both in the studio & in their true element, onstage!

 

For More Info Visit:

http://www.ravenlunatics.com

http://www.spv.de
 
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