A lot happens in our scene each day. In an attempt to capture what you might've missed, we gather up noteworthy moments and package them in one convenient post. Check out today's recap below!
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1. Acceptance debuted a new single, “Diagram of a Simple Man”
This is only Acceptance's second release since their original breakup in 2006, with “Take You Away” being the first. Their album Colliding by Design was crowdfunded by fans through PledgeMusic and will be released on February 24. The band will also be supporting Taking Back Sunday on tour in Australia in March. Check out their latest single:
2. Creeper announced they'll be going on a headlining tour throughout the UK and Europe.
This will be their first tour after they'll release Eternity, In Your Arms on March 24. Presale tickets and bundles will go on sale Wednesday while the general sale will begin on Friday. Check out the dates below:
Mar 25 – Manchester @Academy 2
Mar 26 – Glasgow @ Garage
Mar 27 – Newcastle @ University
Mar 28 – Leeds @ Stylus
Mar 30 – London @ Electric Ballroom
Mar 31 – Southampton @ 1865
Creeper x EU 2017
— C R E E P E R (@creepercultuk) December 5, 2016
Apr 01 – Birmingham @ Institute 2
Apr 02 – Cardiff @ Tramshed
Apr 04 – Hamburg, Germany @ Hafenklang
Apr 05 – Copenhagen, Denmark @ Lille VEGA
Apr 06 – Oslo, Norway @ Krøsset
Apr 07 – Stockholm, Sweden @ Klubben
Apr 09 – Cologne, Germany @ MTC
Apr 10 – Munich, Germany @ Strom
Apr 11 – Vienna, Austria @ Arena
Apr 12 – Berlin, Germany @ Cassiopeia
Apr 14 – Paris, France @ Backstage By The Mill
Apr 15 – Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Melkweg Oude Zaal
“After two years of touring mainly as a support band, we understand the importance and significance of our support acts on this tour too. We are lucky enough to have the most amazing package to compliment this adventure. I'm still pinching myself at the full line-up we have for this tour. It is very representative of the shifting climate in music right now, and we're very excited to be representing that new wave,” wrote the band before announcing the dates.
3. Nirvana's Incesticide is being re-released on vinyl to celebrate it's 25 anniversary.
This isn't the first time the album has been re-released on vinyl, after it had a special Record Store Day release in 2012. You can already preorder the album on Amazon here, with it's official release date being on January 13. Preordering the album on Amazon also allows you to get a free MP3 version of the album.
4. Guns N' Roses announced a North American and a European leg to their “Not in this Lifetime…” Tour
The tour features Axl Rose, Slash, and Duff McKagan playing together for the first time live since 1993. The tour started in April and these new legs will be the first time the tour has gone through Europe. Tickets will be on sale in Canada and Europe on Dec. 9, while they'll be avaliable in the United States on Dec. 10. Check out the dates below:
5/27 — Dublin, Ireland @ Slane Castle
5/30 — Bilbao, Spain @ San Mames Stadium
6/2 — Lisbon, Portugal @ Passeio Martimo De Alges
6/4 — Madrid, Spain @ Vincente Calderon Stadium
6/7 — Zurich, Switzerland @ Letzigrund
6/10 — Imola, Italy @ Greenfield
6/13 — Munich, Germany @ Olympiastadion
6/16 — London, United Kingdom @ London Stadium
6/20 — Gdansk, Poland @ Stadion Energy Gdansk
6/22 — Hannover, Germany @ Messe
6/24 — Werchter, Belgium @ Classic
6/27 — Copenhagen, Denmark @ Telia Parken
6/29 — Stockholm, Sweden @ Friends Arena
7/1 — Hämeenlinna, Finland @ Kantolan tapahtumapuisto
7/4 — Prague, Czech Republic @ Letnany Airport
7/7 — Paris, France @ Stade de France
7/10 — Vienna, Austria @ Ernst Happel Stadion
7/12 — Nijmegen, Holland @ Goffert Park
7/15 — Tel Aviv, Israel @ Hayarkon Park
7/27 — St. Louis, Mo. @ The Dome At America’s Center
7/30 — Minneapolis, Minn. @ U.S. Bank Stadium
8/2 — Denver, Colo. @ Sports Authority Field at Mile High
8/8 — Miami, Fla. @ Miami Marlins Stadium
8/11 — Winston-Salem, N.C. @ BB&T Field at Wake Forest University
8/13 — Hershey, Pa. @ Hersheypark Stadium
8/16 — Buffalo, N.Y. @ New Era Field
8/19 — Montreal, Quebec @ Parc Jean Drapeau
8/21 — Ottawa, Ontario @ TD Place Stadium
8/24 — Winnipeg, Manitoba @ Investors Group Field
8/27 — Regina, Saskatchewan @ New Mosaic Stadium at Evraz Place
8/30 — Edmonton, Alberta @ Commonwealth Stadium
9/1 — Vancouver, British Columbia @ BC Place Stadium
9/3 — George, Wash. @ The Gorge
9/6 — El Paso, Texas @ Sun Bowl Stadium
9/8 — San Antonio, Texas @ Alamodome
5. Members of Cypress Hill, Downset., Biohazard, and Worst forming supergroup — Powerflow
It's been the year of the supergroup with bands like Prophets of Rage or Sumerian Records' untitled supergroup, and that's just continuing with Powerflow. In an episode of 'The Ex Man' podcast, Fear Factory's ex-bassist Christian Olde Wolbers talked about the new project.
“I just finished a record with Sen Dog from Cypress Hill—he’s doing a metal band, it’s like hardcore, metal, hip-hop all infused, we just wrote fourteen songs or something,” said Wolbers.
Wolbers also teased that Powerflow might be opening up for Prophets of Rage on tour.
6. Osaka Popstar released a cover of “Christmas in the Loony Bin”
“Christmas in the Loony Bin” was originally performed and written by Daniel Johnston, but this new cover provides a unique spin that only Osaka Popstar can provide.
The band is also releasing a special limited edition, signed Christmas card featuring the album art here. The card is limited to 500 and is signed by lead vocalist, John Cafiero. Check out the single below:
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