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Catch As It Is, the Second After, Killswitch Engage and Anthrax on tour—plus, hear new music from Hold Close, Arch Enemy and Silver Snakes. Check out the news you might have missed today below!

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1. Killswitch Engage and Anthrax announced “KillThrax II,” a 29-city North American tour.

The tour dates kick off January 25 in Montreal, Canada and wind up in Portland, ME March 4. General tickets go on sale Friday, Oct. 20 at 10 a.m. local time.

1/25 — MTelus — Montreal, QC
1/26 — London Music Hall — London, ON
1/27 — Sherman Theater — Stroudsburg, PA
1/28 — The National — Richmond, VA
1/30 — Jannus Live — St. Petersburg, FL
1/31 — The Fillmore Charlotte — Charlotte, NC
2/2 — Eagles Ballroom Club Stage — Milwaukee, WI
2/3 — Egyptian Room at Old National Centre — Indianapolis, IN
2/5 — Marathon Music Works — Nashville, TN
2/6 — Iron City — Birmingham, AL
2/8 — The Pavilion at Concrete Street — Corpus Christi, TX
2/9 — Lonestar Pavilion — Lubbock, TX
2/10 — The Criterion — Oklahoma City, OK
2/11 — El Rey Theater — Albuquerque, NM
2/13 — House of Blues — San Diego, CA
2/14 — House of Blues — Anaheim, CA
2/16 — Revolution Concert House — Boise, ID
2/17 — Knitting Factory Concert House — Spokane, WA
2/19 — The Ranch — Edmonton, AB
2/20 — Bowes Event Center at Revolution Place — Grande Prairie, AB
2/21 — MacEwan Hall — Calgary, AB
2/23 — Burton Cummings Theatre — Winnipeg, MB
2/24 — Skyway Theatre — Minneapolis, MN
2/25 — Anthem at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino — Sioux City, IA
2/27 — The Forge — Joliet, IL
3/1 — Rams Head Live — Baltimore, MD
3/2 — Dome Arena — Henrietta, NY
3/3 — The Palladium — Worcester, MA
3/4 — State Theatre — Portland, ME

2. As It Is have announced a UK tour.

The band will be hitting the road with with Like Pacific and Grayscale.

03/09 – NOTTINGHAM Rescue Rooms
03/10 – MANCHESTER Academy II
03/11 – GLASGOW Garage
03/13 – BIRMINGHAM Institute II
03/15 – CARDIFF Globe
03/16 – LONDON Koko

3. Pierce The Veil released a behind-the-scenes look at the making of “Today I Saw The Whole World.”

The track is taken from the band’s most recent album, Misadventures.

4. Hold Close have signed to Hopeless Records.

Plus, the band released their new EP I’ll Never Go Back. Check out their full list of forthcoming tour dates below!

5. Andy Biersack shared the first collection from his WESTTOWER WARRIOR line.


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The collection will be available on Oct. 31 and includes the WTW flight jacket, cropped sleeve classic tees, destroyed denim black jeans, oversized zip hoodie and a low profile adjustable hat.

6. The Second After announced some November shows.

The band will be kicking off shows in Richmond, VA and wrapping up their tour in Chapel Hill, NC.

7. Metal act Arch Enemy released a new music video for “The Race.”

The track is taken from their recently released album, Will To Power.

8. Dark-rock band Silver Snakes announced plans to release a new EP, Scathe, this Friday.

The band revealed the EP’s first track, a cover of Duran Duran’s “Come Undone,” which you can listen to now.

9. Anthony Vincent of “Ten Second Songs” released a video singing ten songs in the style of Ozzy Osbourne.

The songs include everything from Toto’s “Africa” to Harry Styles’ “Sign Of The Times,” so of course it’s good.

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