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Lacuna Coil To Join All That Remains On HardDrive Live Tour
August 18, 2009
Italy’s greatest musical export, Lacuna Coil, spent the summer months captivating the masses across the globe with their highly successful “American Spellbound” U.S. headlining tour (their first U.S. headliner in two years) and a slew of major European festival appearances (Download, Wacken). The band are now set to make their third Stateside trek this year as they return in triumphant fashion as part of the highly anticipated “HardDrive Live Tour.” Comprised of 43 dates spanning across North America, beginning on Sept. 22nd running through Nov. 17th, the “HardDrive Live Tour” also features genre titans All That Remains, Maylene and the Sons of Disaster, From Sword To Sunrise (1st Leg) and Taking Dawn (2nd Leg).

Singer Cristina Scabbia remarks: “The ‘HardDrive Live Tour’ is coming to your doors September through November and you guys already know there's gonna be a lot going on, a lot of bands for you guys and gals, including of course us; Lacuna Coil! We’ll be playing our new stuff from the album 'Shallow Life', so if you didn't have the chance to check us out live yet, you should definitely come out and join our rockin’ family. We promise that you won’t regret it. Can’t wait to see you there!”

For a complete list of dates, please see below or head over to www.myspace.com/lacunacoil to view their complete touring itinerary.

Lacuna Coil
have returned with the massively anticipated, new full-length release, 'Shallow Life', and have undoubtedly proven that they are one of hard rock’s most revered artists as the album debuted at #16 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. This impressive position marks the band’s highest Billboard chart entry, as well as the highest Billboard debut in the history of Century Media Records. The new effort was recorded with acclaimed producer Don Gilmore (Linkin Park, Pearl Jam) at the famed NRG Studios in Los Angeles.

HardDrive
with Lou Brutus debuted on July 5, 1996. With 125 radio stations broadcasting the show, HardDrive is America’s longest running new rock show supporting the careers of hundreds of groups from Korn to Five Finger Death Punch. Multi-platinum metal band Slipknot received some of their first national airplay on the two-hour week-end syndicated show. United Stations acquired the series in 2001, and in 2007 originator / producer Roxy Myzal developed the Monday through Friday spin-off HardDrive XL, also featuring Lou Brutus.

Lacuna Coil
w/ All That Remains HardDrive Live Tour:
9/22 - Albany NY Northern Lights
9/23 - New York NY Irving Plaza
9/25 - Philadelphia PA The Trocadero
9/26 - Syracuse NY The Lost Horizon
9/27 - Pittsburgh PA Club Zoo
9/29 - Cleveland OH House of Blues
9/30 - Grand Rapids MI The Orbit Room
10/01 - Ft. Wayne IN Piere's
10/02 - Pontiac MI Clutch Cargo's
10/03 - Madison WI The Barrymore
10/06 - Columbus OH Newport Music Hall
10/07 - Chicago IL House of Blues
10/09 - Houston TX - House of Blues
10/10 - Dallas TX - The Palladium Ballroom
10/12 - Albuquerque NM - Sunshine
10/13 - Phoenix AZ - Marquee Theatre
10/14 - Las Vegas NV - House of Blues
10/16 - Los Angeles CA - House of Blues
10/17 - Fresno CA - The Crest
10/18 - San Francisco CA - Grand Ballroom
10/20 - Spokane WA - The Knitting Factory
10/23 - Denver CO - The Fillmore
10/25 - Fargo ND - The Venue @ Playmakers
10/27 - Edmonton AB - Edmonton Events Centre
10/28 - Calgary AB - MacEwan Ball
10/31 - Minneapolis MN - Epic
11/05 - Ft Lauderdale FL - Culture Room
11/06 - Gainesville FL - The Venue
11/07 - Atlanta GA - The Masquerade
11/08 - Orlando FL - House Of Blues
11/11 - Baltimore MD - Rams Heads
11/12 - Lancaster PA - Chameleon Club
11/13 - Sayreville NJ – Starland Ballroom
11/14 - Hartford CT - Webster
11/17 - Toronto ON - Sound Academy
 
 
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Lacuna Coil Tour Wrap Up
August 5, 2009
Italian Hard Rock sensation, Lacuna Coil, wrapped up their first headlining US tour in over two years, the American Spellbound Tour, in San Francisco last week. The month long trek across the Western portion of the country kicked off on the Fourth of July in El Paso, TX, hitting 17 other cities along the way. Kill Hannah, Seventh Void, and Dommin accompanied Lacuna Coil on their first US tour since they rocked the main stage of the Music as a Weapon Tour last spring.

Following the successful run on the American Spellbound Tour, Lacuna Coil will head back to Europe to play a few festival shows, before returning to the US for a slew of dates in August. The band will then return home to rest up, before hitting the states again this fall.

While on the American Spellbound Tour, Lacuna Coil made numerous in-studio radio appearances, with acoustic performances airing locally on KQXR (Boise, ID), KHTQ (Spokane, WA), and KXFX 101.7 The Fox (Santa Rosa, CA). The band also appeared on such syndicated radio shows as Full Metal Jackie Metal Radio and Westwood One.

Lacuna Coil also filmed several studio performances; the band recently stopped by the GOTV Network’s artist lounge to record a special acoustic session. Check out the video for the track, “I Won’t Tell You,” from their highly acclaimed 'Shallow Life' album. They also recorded a live performance for Fuel TV’sThe Daily Habit’, and a live acoustic performance for Mevio.com. The performances of “Spellbound” and “I Won’t Tell You” will premier on ‘The Daily Habit’ on August 14th. Check local listings for more information.

Be sure to tune in to GuitarWorld.com for the inside scoop on the recent tour, with weekly blog posts from guitarist CristianoPizzaMigliore. Fans can also check out what Lacuna Coil frontwoman, Cristina Scabbia, is listening to these days, via her playlist Rhapsody.com.

The American Spellbound Tour was Lacuna Coil’s first tour in support of their April release, 'Shallow Life', which debuted at #16 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart, and has sold over 60,000 copies to date.

Lacuna Coil
US Dates:
8/07 – Flint, MI – The Machine Shop
8/08 – Libertyville, IL – Austin’s
8/09 – Madison, WI – Willow Island @ Alliant Energy Center (WJJO Band Camp)
8/11 – Colorado Springs, CO – The Black Sheep
8/12 – Salt Lake City, UT – Gallivan Center (Presented by: KZZQ-FM The Blaze)

For more information and tour dates head on over to www.myspace.com/lacunacoil, or visit www.lacunacoil.it.
 
 
 
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Lacuna Coil Checks In From The Road
July 18, 2009
Century Media Recording artists, Lacuna Coil, are currently out on their first US headlining tour in over two years, the American Spellbound Tour. Each week fans can read about the day-to-day happenings of Italy’s hardest rockers on www.GuitarWorld.com, via weekly blog posts from guitarist CristianoPizzaMigliore. The blog for the first week can be viewed at this location.

The American Spellbound Tour is also Lacuna Coil’s first tour in support of their latest release, 'Shallow Life', which came out on Century Media Records in April, and debuted at #16 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart. Supporting Lacuna Coil on the tour are Kill Hannah, Seventh Void, and Dommin.

“It's great to be back to the U.S. and everyone seems to know every song we play, including the new stuff,” comments Migliore on his first week’s GuitarWorld.com blog post. “When we play ‘Spellbound’, the first single off of 'Shallow Life', people literally start freakin' out! We certainly didn't expect such a great reaction.”

Lacuna Coil
will also be making a stop at KQXR’s studio in Idaho for a special live acoustic performance at 2:00pm MST on Friday, July 17th before hitting the stage in Boise at the Knitting Factory. Be sure to catch Lacuna Coil on tour now, and request “Spellbound”, the first single off 'Shallow Life', on your local Alternative radio station.

Lacuna Coil
American Spellbound
Tour w/ Kill Hannah, Seventh Void & Dommin:
07/17 - Knitting Factory – Boise, ID
07/18 - Roseland – Portland, OR
07/19 - Neumo’s – Seattle, WA
07/21 - Last Day Saloon – Santa Rosa, CA
07/22 - House of Blues – Hollywood, CA
07/24 - House of Blues – Las Vegas. NV
07/25 - The New Oasis – Sparks, NV
07/26 - The Senator Theater – Chico, CA
07/27 - Slim’s – San Francisco, CA

European Festival And Headline Dates:
07/30 - Wacken Open Air – Wacken, Gernamy
07/31 - The Forum – London, UK
08/01 - The Barfly – Liverpool, UK
08/02 - King Tut’s – Glasgow, Scotland
08/05 - Summer Darkness Festival – Utrecht, Netherlands

More American Lacuna Coil Dates:
08/07 The Machine Shop - Flint, MI
08/09 WJJO Band Camp (Alliant Energy Center) - Madison, WI
08/11 The Black Sheep - Colorado Springs, CO

For more info on Lacuna Coil, visit www.myspace.com/lacunacoil.
 
 
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Lacuna Coil Announce Headline North American Summer Tour
June 2, 2009
Italy’s greatest musical export, Lacuna Coil, will make their triumphant return to North America on July 7th embarking on a five-week headlining trek with Kill Hannah, Seventh Void and Dommin. The much anticipated tour also marks the group’s first headliner of North America in over two years, so it is definitely going to be a must see event. Lacuna Coil diehard fans can rejoice as this will be your chance to finally see the band perform an hour plus set consisting of many new tracks from 'Shallow Life', alongside some older classics. Be sure to visit www.myspace.com/lacunacoil or see below to view their complete touring itinerary.

Andrea Ferro
(vocals) further states: “We just got back from the great adventure that was the ‘Music As A Weapon IV’ tour in the States and let me tell you: our fans are the best! Regardless of these hard times with the economy, they were out there night after night to support live music, ready to rock out and have a good time! We couldn't have asked for a better start for the 'Shallow Life' touring cycle and we really want to take the time to thank Disturbed and all of the traveling parties to make it such a great ride. June is coming and we're getting ready for the summer festival madness around Europe and to embrace all of our European fans and friends. We're gonna debut some new songs together with our old material and it's gonna be awesome!

“Shortly after that, we'll be back in North America for the first leg of the ‘American Spellbound Tour.” We will be hitting a lot of towns and territories that we weren't able to on MAAW and sharing the stage with old time friends Seventh Void, our new friends Kill Hannah and Dommin. We are looking forward to having a blast as always in the U.S. and are sure you will too. Make sure to get your ticket soon and be ready to rock!”

Lacuna Coil
have returned with the massively anticipated, new full-length release, 'Shallow Life', and have undoubtedly proven that they are one of hard rock’s most revered artists as the album debuted at #16 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. This impressive position marks the band’s highest Billboard chart entry, as well as the highest Billboard debut in the history of Century Media Records. The new effort was recorded with acclaimed producer Don Gilmore (Linkin Park, Pearl Jam) at the famed NRG Studios in Los Angeles.
 
 
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Chimaira Score Highest Chart Position Ever With New Album
May 3, 2009
Chimaira has exploded onto the Billboard Top 200 charts with the debut of their crushing new album, 'The Infection'. The album landed at #30, with over 15,000 units sold. 'The Infection' is the band’s fifth studio album and the follow up to their acclaimed 2007 release, 'Resurrection'¸ which debuted at #42 on Billboard.

Vocalist Mark Hunter commented on 'The Infection'’s success: “We can’t thank our fans enough for supporting this album and spreading the word. In this day and age, when sales are down, and the economy is shit, the fact that we sold what we did is a miracle. We owe it to our fans for keeping us a relevant, top-tier band in the metal genre. Our fans really helped promote this album and it’s just as much of a celebration for them as it is for us.”

Chimaira is also pleased to announce that one of the tracks from 'The Infection', ‘On Broken Glass,’ will be available as a downloadable track for Guitar Hero World Tour. The song will be available starting May 7, as part of the Ferret Music/Metal Blade Track Pack, which also contains The Devil Wears Prada’sDez Moines’, and Unearth’sGrave of Opportunity’.

“We’re very excited to be a part of Guitar Hero, because we’re all huge fans of the game,” added Hunter. “We’ve been playing since it came out, and we finally have the opportunity to have one of our songs in the game. It’s a dream come true. Fans are gonna have a really hard time with this track on expert, that’s for sure!”

Chimaira is currently touring as part of the Music as a Weapon IV tour, along with Disturbed, Killswitch Engage, and Lacuna Coil. The full list of remaining tour dates can be found below.

Chimaira on the Music as a Weapon IV Tour:
4/30 - Battle Creek, MI - Kellogg Arena
5/02 - Detroit, MI - Cobo Arena
5/03 - Cleveland, OH - Time Warner Cable Amphitheatre at Tower City
5/04 - Columbus, OH – LC Pavilion
5/06 - Peoria, IL - Peoria Civic Center
5/08 - Minneapolis, MN - Target Center
5/09 - Des Moines, IA – Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium
5/10 - Madison, WI - Alliant Energy Center
5/12 - Lacrosse, WI - Lacrosse Center
5/13 - Evansville, IN - Roberts Stadium
5/15 - Council Bluffs, IA - Mid America Center
5/16 - Chicago, IL - Charter One Pavilion
5/17- Green Bay, WI - Resch Center

Chimaira OFF Dates w/ Killswitch Engage, Lacuna Coil:
5/01 - Ft. Wayne, IN - Piere’s
5/11 - Sioux Falls, SD - Ramkota Exhibit Hall
 
 
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