April 24, 2014

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The Devil Wears Prada Unleash “Vengeance”

HollywoodNews.com: Ferret Music recording group The Devil Wears Prada have unveiled the first glimpse of their upcoming live CD/DVD. “Vengeance” will have its world premiere today on FEARnet TV, slated to air at 2 pm ET/11 am PT, while simultaneously debuting online via the popular cable channel’s official website, located at www.fearnet.com/news/b25636_exclusive_devil_wears_prada_premiere.html. The as-yet-untitled CD/DVD will arrive in stores everywhere on June 26th.
“Vengeance” was filmed last December at The Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts during the first leg of The Devil Wears Prada’s ongoing “Dead Throne” tour. A new series of shows will kick off tomorrow, March 9th, at The Castle Theatre in Bloomington, Illinois, with dates continuing through early April (see attached itinerary). Support on all dates comes from Every Time I Die, Letlive., and Oh, Sleeper.
The Devil Wears Prada will then head down to Latin America for a headline tour alongside fellow metalcore heroes, Whitechapel, with stops slated for Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Columbia, and Mexico. The band is then slated to spend its summer as one of the main stage headliners traveling the US with the all-star Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, set to get underway June 30th at the San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernardino, California. Tickets to the much-anticipated festival tour – which also features Slipknot, Slayer, Anthrax, and the one and only Motörhead – will go on sale on April 6th. For complete details and ticket information, please visit http://rockstarmayhemfest.com/dates.
“DEAD THRONE” made a spectacular chart debut upon its September 2011 release, entering Billboard’s “Top Independent Albums” ranking at #1 while also hitting the top 10 on the overall Billboard 200. The album – The Devil Wears Prada’s fourth full-length release – received universal critical applause, with the ever-influential Kerrang! hailing its “dramatic dynamic shifts and a defter blend of melody and muscle, making this by far the best album the Ohio outfit have yet produced.” In its 9-out-of-10 rave, AbsolutePunk.net praised “DEAD THRONE” for possessing “a sense of urgency and maturity here that few in the genre will be able to replicate” before officially declaring it to be “the best metalcore album of the year”.
The Devil Wears Prada next unleashed “Zombie Slay,” a first-person, multi-level action game available for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android mobile devices. The game – which is currently on sale for $.99 and available for download via the iTunes Store [...]

Katy Perry giving a free concert in Los Angeles

HollywoodNews.com: Katy Perry is giving back to her fans and will be holding a free concert in Los Angeles, California.
Perry announced on Ellen DeGeneres’ show that she will hold a free concert on November 23rd at the Staples Center, states Just Jared.
“I am giving thanks to all of my fans….I want to finish it off by renting out [the Staples Center] myself and giving a free concert to anyone in the world that wants to come to the California Dreams Tour as my last show,” Perry said about ending the tour in a big way.
Would you go to her free concert?
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Jay-Z, Kanye West for The Throne, announce tour dates

By Sean O’Connell
Hollywoodnews.com: Instead of calling itself a collaboration between two individual powerhouses, it sounds like Jay-Z and Kanye West are forming one super group aptly titled The Throne, which will tour in support of the album “Watch the Throne” starting in September.
The album drops on Aug. 8, when fans will be able to grab it on iTunes. After that, it will be in stores on Aug. 12.
But also on Aug. 8, fans can start purchasing tickets to The Throne’s first tour, which kicks off in Detroit on Sept. 22, THR reports.
The trade lists the full roster of tour cities. We have it below:
9/22/11 Detroit, MI Palace of Auburn Hills
9/24/11 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
9/25/11 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
9/27/11 East Rutherford, NJ Izod Center
9/28/11 East Rutherford, NJ Izod Center
9/29/11 Washington DC Verizon Center
10/4/11 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
10/6/11 Chicago, IL United Center
10/7/11 Chicago, IL United Center
10/8/11 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
10/10/11 Denver, CO Pepsi Center
10/13/11 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome
10/14/11 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
10/16/11 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion
10/17/11 Sacramento, CA Power Balance Pavilion
10/19/11 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
10/20/11 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
10/21/11 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena
10/25/11 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
10/26/11 Houston, TX Toyota Center
10/29/11 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
10/30/11 Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum
11/1/11 Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner Arena
11/3/11 Boston, MA TD Garden
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NBC’s “The Voice” announces summer tour

By Sean O’Connell
Hollywoodnews.com: Just because NBC’s “The Voice” is heading into its season finale tonight doesn’t mean you need to say goodbye to the overnight sensation.
Carson Daly confirmed on Tuesday’s episode that, much like with “American Idol,” the show’s finalists are going on tour this summer beginning July 27 at Los Angeles’ Gibson Amphitheatre. The tour will encompass six dates in venues that include Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena, Chicago’s Rosemont Theatre, Boston’s Bank of America Pavilion, Wallingford’s Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre and New York’s Beacon Theatre, THR reports.
The “Voice” contestants who will appear are Beverly McClellan, Vicci Martinez, Javier Colon, Dia Frampton, Frenchie Davis, Casey Weston and Xenia.
However, the “Voice” coaches will not join them on tour, removing a crucial celebrity element that may help move tickets.
Here are the current dates and venues:
The Voice Live On Tour Dates include:
July 27th – Gibson Amphitheatre (Los Angeles, CA)
July 30th – MGM Grand Garden Arena (Las Vegas, NV)
Aug 2nd – Rosemont Theatre (Chicago, Il)
Aug 4th – Bank of America Pavilion (Boston, MA)
Aug 5th – Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre (Wallingford, CT)
Aug 6th – Beacon Theatre (New York, NY)
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Blink-182 angers Euro fans with U.S. tour announcement

By Sean O’Connell
Hollywoodnews.com: Pop-punk superstars Blink 182 and My Chemical Romance announced a co-headlining tour this August and September that will crisscross the United States. The bands will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Honda Civic Tour, a tour Blink helped launch in 2001.
“It’s great to be going back out on the Honda Civic Tour,” Blink bassist Mark Hoppus said in a statement. “We had a blast kicking off the tour 10 years ago, and this summer we’ll be taking it to the next level with our friends My Chemical Romance.”
But not everyone is pleased. Blink fans in the UK and Ireland are upset because the band was supposed to tour there on the first leg of a tour, but delays with the recording of the band’s forthcoming album meant that portion of the trip had to be postponed. Enough fans complained that Hoppus had to respond on Facebook, stating:
“Hello fellow humans in the UK and Europe. I understand your confusion and frustration at hearing the US tour announcement tonight. Here’s what’s up. This tour was booked ALONGSIDE the UK/European dates, a long time ago. We did NOT book the US tour after deciding to postpone the UK/European dates. The plan was to finish the album, tour the UK/Europe, and then come back for the US tour. We ran late on when we thought we’d finish the album, and unfortunately the time we needed made the first leg impossible.
Hopefully it’s for the best, because some of the best work on the album is being done these past few weeks. Now there’s a hard deadline for the album to be turned in, and it will be released during our US tour.
That’s what’s up. I get and share your anger at the postponement of the first leg of the tour. As we’ve said before, it wasn’t a decision lightly made. At all. But don’t think for a second that we decided to tour the US instead of the UK. It’s not the case. For me personally, I can’t wait to get back across the pond. With new songs and a new show.
And lastly, Chelsea Football Club rules. Those who disagree are just jealous, or something.
So Blink and My Chemical Romance will be out on tour later this summer, and likely touring the UK and Europe after. Here are the announced dates so far:
» 8/5 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC [...]

46 “American Idol” tour dates announced

By Kim Palacios
hollywoodnews.com: Dates and cities for the “The American Idols LIVE! 2011 Tour” have been announced, with tickets going on sale today.
The top 11 finalists are slated to perform on the show, a cut that should include Lauren Alaina, Scotty McCreery, Haley Reinhart , James Durbin, Jacob Lusk, Casey Abrams, Stefano Langone, Paul McDonald, Pia Toscano, Naima Adedapo, and Thia Megia. Conspicuously absent will be top 13 finalists (for whom America voted), Karen Rodriguez and Ashton Jones.
Details are as follows:
7/6 – West Valley City, UT – Maverik Center
7/8 – Everett, WA – Comcast Arena at Everett Events Center
7/9 – Portland, OR – Rose Garden
7/11 – Sacramento, CA – Power Balance Pavilion
7/12 – Oakland, CA – The Oracle Arena
7/13 – San Jose, CA – HP Pavilion at San Jose
7/15 – Los Angeles, CA – NOKIA Theatre LA Live
7/16 – Ontario, CA – Citizens Business Bank Arena
7/17 – Phoenix, AZ – US Airways Arena
7/19 – Oklahoma City, OK – Cox Convention Center
7/20 – Grand Prairie, TX – Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
7/21 – Houston, TX – Reliant Arena
7/22 – New Orleans, LA – Lakefront Arena
7/24 – Orlando, FL – Amway Center
7/26 – Duluth, GA – Arena at Gwinnett Center
7/27 – Raleigh, NC – RBC Center
7/28 – Charlotte, NC – Time Warner Cable Arena
7/30 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
7/31 – St. Louis, MO – Scottrade Center
8/2 – Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center
8/3 – Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
8/4 – Milwaukee, WI – Bradley Center
8/6 – Rosemont, IL – Allstate Arena
8/7 – Detroit, MI – Joe Louis Arena
8/9 – Columbus, OH – Schottenstein Center
8/10 – Pittsburgh, PA – Consol Energy Center
8/11 – Baltimore, MD – 1st Mariner Arena
8/13 – Atlantic City, NJ – Boardwalk Hall
8/14 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
8/17 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
8/19 – Washington DC – Verizon Center
8/20 – Richmond, VA – Richmond Coliseum
8/21 – Wilkes-Barre, PA – Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
8/23 – Uniondale, NY – Nassau Coliseum
8/25 – Bridgeport, CT – Webster Bank Arena at HarborYard
8/27 – Providence, RI – Dunkin Donuts Center
8/28 – Albany, NY – Times Union Center
8/30 – Portland, ME – Cumberland County Civic Center
8/31 – Manchester, NH – Verizon Wireless Arena
9/1 – Worcester, MA – DCU Center
9/3 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena
9/6 – Syracuse, NY – War Memorial at OnCenter
9/7 – Reading, PA – Sovereign Center
9/9 – Toronto, ON – Air [...]

Katy Perry adding eight more shows to her tour

HollywoodNews.com: Katy Perry’s ‘California Dreams’ tour must be going well because the singer decided to add eight more shows to her busy schedule.
The new shows have been added in from September 7-17, states RadarOnline.com. For her 2011 tour, Perry will now also be stopping at San Antonio, New Orleans, Louisville, Grand Rapids, Columbus, Indianapolis, Omaha and Tulsa.
The American leg of her tour will start on June 7 in Atlanta.
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“Glee” cast heading back on tour; Are they playing by you?

By Sean O’Connell
Hollywoodnews.com: Several cities across the United States are about to get “gleekier” this summer.
Fox has announced that the cast of “Glee” will head out on tour in May and June, hitting 16 cities and performing in multiple arenas and performance spaces.
The “Glee Live! in Concert” series will begin on May 21 at the Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas. It will conclude at the Nassau Coliseum on Long Island, NY on June 18.
According to a statement released by FOX, songs performed during the concert will be pulled from the primetime television show, including “Empire State of Mind,” “Toxic” and “Don’t Stop Believin’.”
The 13 “Glee” cast members who will participate in the tour, according to FOX, are Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Amber Riley, Chris Colfer, Kevin McHale, Jenna Ushkowitz, Mark Salling, Dianna Agron, Naya Rivera, Heather Morris, Harry Shum, Jr., Chord Overstreet and Darren Criss.
Here’s the full itinerary:
May 21, Las Vegas, NV (Mandalay Bay Event Center)
May 22, Sacramento, CA (Arco Arena)
May 24, San Jose, CA (HP Pavilion)
May 27, Anaheim, CA (Honda Center
May 28, Los Angeles, CA (Staples Center)
May 29, San Diego, CA (Valley View Casino Center)
June 1, Minneapolis, MN (Target Center)
June 2, Indianapolis, IN (Conseco Fieldhouse)
June 3, Chicago, IL (Allstate Arena)
June 6, Boston, MA (TD Garden)
June 8, Philadelphia, PA (Wells Fargo Center)
June 11, Toronto, Canada (Air Canada Centre)
June 13, Detroit, MI (Palace of Auburn Hills)
June 14, Cleveland, OH (Quicken Loans Arena)
June 16, East Rutherford, NJ (Izod Center)
June 18, Uniondale, NY (Nassau Colliseum)
As previously reported, “Glee Live! In Concert!” will launch its European tour in Manchester on June 22, followed by show at London’s O2 Arena June 25, 26, 28 and 29, and Dublin’s O2 Arena July 2-3.
For tickets, phone 800-745-3000 or visit Ticketmaster.com.
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Taylor Swift to embark on “Speak Now” World Tour with 87 shows

HollywoodNews.com: Taylor Swift gave a very intimate performance of “Back to December” at the American Music Awards, and now the singer has just announced even bigger news that is going to make fans happy around the world today.
The 20-year-old is going to embark on a 87 show world tour that will span across 19 countries in support of her new album “Speak Now.” Swift said, “I’m so excited to go back out on tour again in 2011. The Fearless tour was so much fun and even more unforgettable than I ever imagined, and I can’t wait to get back out and play my new music from Speak Now! The fans have been so amazing, and I’m thrilled to play in new cities around the world and meet even more of my fans in 2011,” reports Just Jared.
The tour will start February 9 and tickets for the North American part of the tour will start at $25.
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Blink-182 heading out on summer tour after release of new album

HollywoodNews.com: Blink-182 are gearing up to take over the world once again with their catchy lyrics and youthful attitude. The band has just announced today that they are going to be embarking on a summer tour after the release of their new album.
Mark Hoppus posted on his blog, “Yes indeed!!! Going back on tour this summer, after the release of the new album. Lots more dates to come, and not just in the UK. These are just the first we’re announcing. Stoked!
blink-182 UK Tour Summer 2011
MACHESTER-MEN ARENA JULY 8
NEWCASTLE-NEWCASTLE ARENA JULY 12
NOTTINGHAM-NOTTINGHAM ARENA JULY 13
BIRMINGHAM-LG ARENA JULY 15
LONDON-O2 ARENA JULY 18″
We can’t wait to see what U.S. shows they add in the future
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