Pop Evil Debut “Trenches” Remixed by Rapper DMC


“Onyx” Out Now!

Michigan rock powerhouse, POP EVIL have debuted a remix version of their #1 Active Rock single “Trenches,” remixed by legendary hip-hop pioneer Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels.


“It’s an honor getting to work with Rap Icon Darryl ‘D.M.C.’ McDaniels of RUN DMC on our Remix of #1 Rock Single ‘Trenches,’ says frontman Leigh Kakaty.  “Collaborating with D.M.C. has brought the song to a whole new level, and we are very excited to get it out there to see what the future brings.”

The brand new “Trenches” remix will be included on a super deluxe version of “Onyx,” which will be released on Tuesday, December 17th.Pre-orders are available nowPOP EVIL would like to let fans know that a special surprise will also be debuted on the same day.

The band is out on the road right now supporting their latest single “Deal With The Devil,” which is currently sitting at #2 on the Active rock charts with supporting acts YOUNG GUNS, GIRL ON FIRE and ERA 9. The band recently announced that they will be direct support for none other than STONE SOUR early in 2014. Click here for all tour dates.

1. Goodbye My Friend
2. Deal with the Devil
3. Trenches
4. Torn to Pieces
5. Divide
6. Beautiful
7. Silence & Scars
8. Sick Sense
9. Fly Away
10. Behind Closed Doors
11. Welcome to Reality
12. Flawed

POP EVIL released “Onyx,” their third studio LP earlier this year Accolades continue to pile up as the band releases their most comprehensive material to date.

Onyx” debuted at #39 on the Billboard Top 200 and #9 on the Independent Chart.

With over 10,000 copies sold in the first week of release, this makes “Onyx” the most successful first week in the band’s history.

This milestone is the latest in the band’s hard working radio career. POP EVIL has landed a total of 4 Top 10 Active Rock singles and 3 Top 5 Rock Singles on their last album, “War Of Angels.”

“This group is the average American heavy rock fan’s dream.” – The Aquarian Weekly

“Influenced largely by Shinedown, Puddle of Mudd, more proof that radio-ready hard-rock shlock will never die.” – SPIN

“Onyx rocks. It’s shinier than a new set of Tyfun chrome rims, if that vehicle needed twelve of them, & every lug nut is perfectly torqued.” – About.com

“The quintet has elevated its game on every level with this 12-track album” – The Oakland Press


Leigh Kakaty and DMC after a set in Kansas City, MO in August 2013


Rock isn’t dead…Not even close, and Los Angeles’ red-hot Stars In Stereo is out to prove that with an explosive new self-titled album, Stars In Stereo, which was released April 9th from the newly formed Hundred Handed Inc.
Stars In Stereo have released an intense new video for their massive rock anthem “Broken”:
 as well as an acoustic video for the new song at ArtistDirect.com.
Fronted by fiery rock siren Bec Hollcraft, who along with Jordan McGraw (lead guitar), Justin Siegel (bass, Frogs McCormick (rhythm guitar) and Drew Langan (drums) crank it up to eleven with ten incendiary tracks about pain, loss, love and redemption that sweat with memorable, hook laden choruses and massive riffs.
Stars In Stereo waste no time making their intentions known in the album opener “The Broken,” a rock-radio anthem in the waiting that sets the tone for the passion-fueled record.  From their the band rarely slows down, cranking out hit after hit with songs like “All Together,” “Red Eyed Romance” and their forthcoming single “Every Last Thing.”
Armed with what’s got to be one of the strongest debuts of the year, Stars In Stereo are poised to become rock’s next most buzzed about band.  And they’re not stopping there…
Stars In Stereo is winning over fans across the country with their high-energy performances.  Fresh off a tour with Flyleaf and Drowning Pool, the band is gearing up to hit the road again in April, this time with Bullet For My Valentine, Young Guns and Halestorm.  Tour dates are listed below.
Rock is alive, and Stars In Stereo are mounting its comeback.  Catch the band in a city near you and pre-order their eponymous new album today at http://modlife.com/starsinstereo.
Stars In Stereo Track List:
1. The Broken
2. Violence
3. All Together
4. Dealing Secrets
5. Lie Down
6. Red Eyed Romance
7. Open Your Eyes
8. At The Stroke of Midnight
9. Every Last Thing
10. Queen of Catastrophe
Stars In Stereo Tour Dates  (w/Bullet For My Valentine, Young Guns, Halestorm):
April 12 – Denver, CO – Fillmore
April 13 – Salt Lake City, UT – Great Salt Air
April 14 – Boise, ID – Revolution
April 16 – Reno, NV – Grand Sierra
April 17 – San Francisco, CA – Warfield
April 19 – Pomona, CA – The Fox
April 21 – Tempe, AZ – Marquee
April 23 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues
April 24 – Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
April 30 – New York, NY – Roseland
May 1 – Worcester, MA – The Palladium
May 3 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
May 5 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
May 7 – Toronto, ON – Sound Academy
May 8 – Ft. Wayne, IN – Expo Center
May 10 – Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
May 11 – Grand Rapids, MI – Orbit Room
May 15 – Minneapolis, MN – Myth
May 17 – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
May 19 – Stroudsburg, PA – Sherman Theater
May 21 – Chicago, IL – Riviera
May 22 – Milwaukee, WI – Eagles Ballroom
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Rock on the Range 2013 Bands Announced


America’s premier destination rock festival ROCK ON THE RANGE–which has
expanded to three days this year–will hit hard with performances from some of rock’s biggest names. The
2013 line-up features Soundgarden, Alice In Chains, Smashing Pumpkins, Korn, Bush, Stone Sour, Three
Days Grace, Papa Roach, Cheap Trick, Bullet For My Valentine, Volbeat, Lamb Of God, Skillet, A Day
To Remember, Buckcherry, Halestorm, Hollywood Undead, All That Remains, Device (with David
Draiman), Steel Panther, Sevendust, Sick Puppies, Asking Alexandria, Pop Evil, In Flames, Clutch, In
This Moment, Black Veil Brides, The Sword, Ghost, Motionless In White, Red, Deuce, Middle Class Rut,
Big Wreck, Oleander, Otherwise, Red Line Chemistry, Young Guns, Thousand Foot Krutch, Mindset
Evolution, Tracer, Beware Of Darkness, Heaven’s Basement, American Fangs, Love And Death, Gemini
Syndrome, and more.

“We’re really looking forward to returning to Rock On The Range with a batch of brand new killer Alice tunes
to play for everyone!” says Jerry Cantrell, Alice In Chains.

“Head is back!!,” says Korn’s Jonathan Davis. “Rock On The Range is going to start it all off!! Get ready,
we are going to hit it hard!!”

“Bush are thrilled to be playing Rock On The Range with such great bands,” says Bush’s Gavin Rosdale.
“We look forward to seeing you all out there.”

“This massive lineup has scratched our seven-year itch!” says Gary Spivack, co-executive producer of the
event for Right Arm Entertainment. “Getting Soundgarden for their first Ohio play in two decades and
having seminal acts Alice In Chains, Korn, Volbeat and Papa Roach return along with bands new to ROTR that
include Smashing Pumpkins and Bush, and everything in between–the spectrum of rock n roll is covered…three days of constant energy. Rock On The Range is truly where rock lives.”

Now in its seventh year, ROTR will again take place at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH on Friday, May 17, Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19, 2013. With the addition of a full slate of artists performing on Friday, festival organizers are also adding a series of additional enhancements for ROTR 2013, including the new ROTR Comedy Tent.
“Our goal with ROTR is to constantly create new and interesting ways to expand the event and give even more
value to our fans,” comments Joe Litvag, co-executive producer of the event for AEG Live. “In 2013, we’ve
added a comedy tent within the site that will be curated by The Funny Bone comedy club. Having a slate of
incredible, up-and-coming comedians to riff on the rock experience will be a great change of pace for the
weekend. The site layout is also changing dramatically in 2013 to create better event flow, to add more
interactive fan activity to the festival, and to allow even more people to experience the higher caliber of talent
on the second stage this year.”

As a special limited offer, pre-sale weekend tickets start at a low price of $89.50 (plus fees), for Stadium
GA tickets only, from Wednesday, January 30 through Thursday, January 31 at 10pm EST.
Additionally, a limited number of Stadium GA “4-ticket packs” are also available for $299–a savings of
nearly 25%–beginning on Wednesday, January 30, while supplies last.

Pre-sale tickets are available at www.RockOnTheRange.com. Tickets go on-sale to the general public Friday, February 1 at 10am ET. Rock On The Range is again offering premiere VIP Packages, Hotel and Ticket Bundles and Camping packages. Details and prices for VIP, Hotel, and Camping packages are online at
http://www.RockOnTheRange.com. Visit the website, www.facebook.com/rockontherange, and
www.twitter.com/rockontherange for the most up-to-date information.

“Rock On The Range strives to deliver an outstanding lineup for an affordable price and this year is no
different” said Ryan Smith, General Manager of Crew Stadium, co-executive producer of Rock On The
Range. “With the creation of the special $89 pre-sale ticket and 4-pack bundle, rock fans can see over 40 of
their favorite bands for an unprecedented value.”

Presented by Right Arm Entertainment, AEG LIVE and Crew Stadium, ROCK ON THE RANGE is a
multi-stage music and lifestyle event featuring a potent lineup of bands on three stages and is proud to be
sponsored by Monster Energy, Jägermeister, f.y.e., and U.S. Army. The nationally renowned festival, centrally
located in the heart of the country, has annually drawn weekend crowds in excess of 70,000 since its inception
in 2007.