AWOLNATION ANNOUNCE 2013 SPRING U.S. TOUR

TICKETS GO ON SALE THIS FRIDAY, JANUARY 18th
AWOLNATION has announced the dates of their upcoming Spring U.S. concert tour. The band has confirmed 30 new shows beginning in March and running through April. Blondfire will serve as the main support act on most dates with Mother Mother to open. Tickets go on sale this Friday, January 18th. All confirmed U.S. shows are listed below. Recently, the band has been in the studio working on the eagerly anticipated follow up to their debut album Megalithic Symphony (Red Bull Records) and will be performing several new songs in their live set including “This Kid’s Not Alright,” “Some Kind Of Joke???,” and “Cannibals,” alongside their platinum-certified hit “Sail,” and crowd favorites “Not Your Fault” and “Kill Your Heroes.”

AWOLNATION is currently prepping for their first European tour of the new year slated to kick off January 16th in Helsinki, Finland. The band will perform 23 dates overseas hitting Sweden, Norway, The Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain, Portugal, France, and the United Kingdom.

The band capped off a banner 2012 charting three Top 10 singles from their debut album while relentlessly working on the road for more than 250 days worldwide. Highlights include their sold-out headline “Never Let Your Fear Decide Your Fate” U.S. tour, an awe-inspiring performance at The Voodoo Festival in New Orleans, as well as massive festival slots at Coachella, Rock am Ring/Rock im Park in Germany, Bumbershoot and more.

AWOLNATION’s debut album Megalithic Symphony has been on the Billboard charts for 92 weeks, topping the Billboard Independent Albums chart seven separate times in 2012, having sold more than 330,000 copies. The debut smash single, “Sail” is fast approaching double platinum with nearly two million in digital sales. The track was also recently certified triple platinum in Canada – where the album is certified gold.

Led by musical architect and vocalist Aaron Bruno, AWOLNATION features keyboard/guitarist Kenny Carkeet, drummer Hayden Scott and Drew Stewart on guitar. The band’s debut album Megalithic Symphony is currently available in stores and online.

AWOLNATION CONFIRMED SPRING U.S. TOUR DATES:
(All dates with Blondfire and Mother Mother except where noted*)

DATE VENUE CITY/STATE
March 8 Wild West Lubbock, TX
March 9 The White Rabbit San Antonio, TX
March 10 Brewster Street Ice House Corpus Christi, TX
March 12 House of Blues New Orleans, LA * w/Mother Mother only
March 13 Florida Theatre of Gainesville Gainesville, FL * AWOLNATION only
March 15 Revolution Ft. Lauderdale, FL
March 16 Ponte Verda Concert Hall Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
March 18 The Orange Peel Asheville, NC * w/Mother Mother only
March 19 The Lincoln Theatre Raleigh, NC
March 20 The NorVa Norfolk, VA
March 22 Crocodile Rock Allentown, PA
March 23 House of Blues Atlantic City, NJ
March 24 Rapids Theater Niagara Falls, NY
March 26 The Intersection Grand Rapids, MI
March 27 House of Blues Cleveland, OH * w/Mother Mother only
March 29 Marathon Music Works Nashville, TN
March 30 Gillioz Theatre Springfield, MO
April 1 Blue Note Columbia, MO
April 2 Val Air Ballroom Des Moines, IA
April 3 Liberty Hall Lawrence, KS
April 5 The Cotillion Ballroom Wichita, KS
April 8 Sokol Auditorium Omaha, NE
April 9 The Vault Sioux Falls, SD
April 10 The Venue Fargo, ND
April 12 Babcock Theatre Billings, MT
April 13 The Wilma Theater Missoula, MT
April 15 Knitting Factory Spokane, WA
April 16 McDonald Theatre Eugene, OR
April 18 Knitting Factory Reno, NV
April 25 Cain’s Ballroom Tulsa, OK * AWOLNATION only

For more information visit AWOLNATION online: www.AWOLNATIONmusic.com

Rock the Nation America announces “Voices From The Dark” tour in 2013 featuring MARDUK and MOONSPELL

This February / March 2013, Rock the Nation America is proud to present the elite from the dark way of the force, some of metal’s darkest and most ambitious prodigies that the scene has to offer. From the cold lands of Sweden, the return of the infernal black metal sons MARDUK. Co-headlining is Portugal’s dark gothic heavy hitters MOONSPELL…Both promise a show you won’t soon forget! Backing the assault is Colombian / USA black metal rising demons INQUISITION. Continuing the event in fashion is Italy’s gothic melodic sensation THE FORESHADOWING, and to start up the fire, introducing Sweden’s dark rock / metal band DEATH WOLF (featuring MARDUK members).

“It’s with great delight that we return to your shores again in support of our latest album ‘Serpent Sermon'”, adds Morgan from MARDUK. “We look forward to march across the continent delivering the gospel of the worm. No mercy will be given!!”

MOONSPELL’s Fernando Ribeiro also comments:
“The time for a North American tour is finally up and we are proud to return overseas to bring you all the darkened magic of our Portuguese legend and sound, a rebellion made of passion and communion with the fans. We invite you all to witness the charm and power of ‘Alpha Noir’ and ‘Omega White’ but also to celebrate with us our Twentieth anniversary as a band and time travel with us to ‘Wolfheart,’ ‘Irreligious’ and songs never played before in the American territory. The time has come to gather the pack, let the games begin!!!”

“INQUISITION is pleased to accept the invitation for a return to a second North American tour and evoke the magic of our majesty”, adds Dagon from INQUISITION. “We hope to see those who missed us recently and those loyal supporters who choose to return. This shall be our final full North American tour until the new album is released in late 2013”.

Alex from THE FORESHADOWING also comments:
“It will be our first time in North America and we are very proud to hit the road with such great bands!!! Are you ready to be part of the Second World?”

“Right upon the release of our second album we will be marching across the States on this killer tour, a hard hitting line up of bands ready to bring darkness over the continent”, adds Morgan while introducing DEATH WOLF. “It’s the first proper tour DEATH WOLF is doing and soon, the march of the DEATH WOLF will begin! The circle of abomination is coming…”

All of these warriors will be kicking off 2013 in style– this is one tour not to be missed!