Breaking Through Join Saliva on the Only The Sickest Survive Tour

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Alternative/Modern rock band Breaking Through have announced that they will be touring as direct support for Saliva this fall on the ‘Only the Sickest Survive Tour.” The tour kicks off on November 24th at Rockin Willy’s in MC Comb, MS and will conclude on December 16th in El Paso, TX. Breaking Through will be releasing a brand new single early 2018!

Breaking Through is an alternative/modern rock band that started in the summer of 2011. They are five friends that were scattered in the Jacksonville, Florida music scene, all with a slight taste of success in previous endeavors. During the summer they met up at parties and would jam in various band rooms for fun. After a few sessions they had discovered a sound and energy that they just weren’t finding anywhere else! A natural balance between being steady and risking it all, pushing to the edge and then bringing it back, which is the core tension at the heart of the “Breaking Through” sound and has become their identity. That means the brutal honesty and power of straight ahead rock. Phrases turn, emotions connect, and melodies soar. You sing along even though you’ve never heard the tune before.

Breaking Through decided to record some tracks to see what would happen. They booked time in a local studio and from that moment they knew this was where all of them were meant to be. After two weeks, 6 songs were finished, which would become Breaking Through’s first EP, The Scarlet Letters on April 7th, 2012. The next EP The Lessons Learned was released in the summer of 2016.

Since the release of The Scarlet Letters, Breaking Through has started to make waves in the Jacksonville and North Florida area. Playing in local clubs has confirmed “their sound “ as being met with an overwhelming acceptance. Breaking Through has opened for and toured with nationally recognized acts like Chevelle, 30 Seconds To Mars, STP, 21 Pilots, Jimmy Eat World, A Day To Remember, The Dirty Heads, Coheed and Cambria, Red, Fuel, Saliva, Saving Abel, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, A Skylit Drive and many, many more.

With the chemistry coming so natural and the timing so right. They are prepared to bring the “Breaking Through” sound to the rest of the world! They are committed to building their fan base the “old-fashioned way” by making a name for themselves one show at a time.

Welcome to our story.

Welcome to Breaking Through.

The Scarlet Letters – EP can be purchased at

The Lessons Learned EP can be purchased at:

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Breaking Through is:

Andrew Jones

Wade Bronson

Ben Hawkins

Alden Kacer

Nate Grimes

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Deuce Set To Drop Sophomore Album “Invincible” on December 1st


Portland based and Los Angeles bred rapper, producer, and singer, Deuce, has announced that his latest album “Invincible” will be released via Better Noise Records on December 1st.  The masked musician is vying for immortality with 14 new tracks representing his next, natural step from his 2012 debut solo album “Nine Lives”, which sold 100,000 units, received 33 million views on You Tube, and featured the hit single “America”.

Recorded in both Los Angeles and Portland, the recording process brought out polarizing emotions.  “The material we did in L.A. was a little angrier” Deuce explains, “in Portland it got more mellow and hip-hop.  I think you can hear the difference.”

“Invincible” includes “World On Fire”, “Bitch This Is It”, and the lead single “Here I Come” (out now on Better Noise Records), which features eerie keys and a chugging guitar and an unshakable hook, Until I die, I’m never fucking done.

If you like some rap mixed with your rock, this is definitely the album for you.  The diversity on this album is amazing.  You’ve got the kick ass rapping in “Hells Gonna Break Loose”, then you come to the melodic song “Thank You” showing off his softer vocal ability.  The final song on the album “Pull Me Under” is a song that you can just see him playing to the crowd to get them even more pumped up and excited.  This album is proof that Deuce is definitely not a one trick pony.  There is something for everyone on this album.


Head over to his website at to keep up with all the latest news and info.  You will also find the links to all his social media sites to make it even easier to keep up with all the latest Deuce news.


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Nothing More “The Stories We Tell Ourselves” Tour 2017

Nothing More recently stopped in Oklahoma City at The Diamond Ballroom on their “The Stories We Tell Ourselves” Tour promoting their newest album of the same name.  Even though the show was on a Wednesday night, fans still showed up and packed the place.

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If you have never seen Nothing More live then shame on you!!  You have no idea what you are missing.  We have seen them as the first band, playing while the gates were opening, on festival stages, at arena shows, and a couple of their headline shows.  They have proven that no matter where they are playing or the size of the stage they are going to give you their all.

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The bands stage show is always energy packed and this show was no exception.  They played the perfect mix of their hits and added in some of the songs on their new album.  One of my favorites is always Mr. MTV and of course Salem.  When Mark grabbed the acoustic guitar and Jonny started singing “Just Say When”, I was mesmerized..these guys really can do it all.  Jonny said that song almost didn’t make the album, but I want to say kudos for putting it on there.  The song is beautiful.

If I could make one suggestion for the set list, at least for their next show here, it would be to add the song “Fat Kid” to the list.  I know it is a long shot, and I will probably never hear that song live, but I absolutely love that song.  A girl can wish…right?

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I may be a little biased in my review of this show, as Nothing More is one of my absolute favorite bands.  This was the 8th time I have seen them live.  We have been following them for years.  The first time we saw them they were a last minute addition to a concert here in Oklahoma City with Buckcherry and Hinder.  We chatted with them after the show and said they got the call and said they couldn’t turn that down.  And I am glad they didn’t.

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Nothing More has wrapped up the first leg of this tour and leave for the European leg from November 22nd through December 14th.  It looks like they will take the holidays off and embark on the next leg of the U.S. tour beginning on February 3rd.

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Check out the bands website at to keep up with news and tour dates.  You can also shop all the Nothing More merchandise at their online store.  Go give their social media pages a like too and get all the latest updates.

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The Veer Union Announce Release of ‘Decade: The History of our Evolution’ Box Set Pre-Order

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The Veer Union Announce Release of ‘Decade: The History of our Evolution’ Box Set Pre-Order with Immediate Free Download Cover of Faith No More’s “Epic”

Vancouver, BC based Rock / Metal band The Veer Union has started a PRE-RELEASE worldwide through ROCKSHOP ENTERTAINMENT (RSE) for their first ever box set, Decade: History of Our Evolution, which will include 6 albums: Decade, Decade Acoustic, Decade 2, Decade 2 Acoustic, Decade Demos, and Decade Rarities. The band has also teamed with Loudwire to release the lyric video for their cover of legendary cult band Faith No More’s “Epic,” which will be available for immediate download with pre-order of Decade: History of Our Evolution box set.

“Growing up FAITH NO MORE was one of our favourite bands, not only did they have great songs, but they had an uncompromising passion for what they did musically. We wanted to harness some of that inspiration with this cover and hopefully do some justice to one of the most underrated and influential bands of our time.” – Crispin Earl

The Veer Union will also have pre-order bundles available 11/3 including: signed Box Set, T-shirt, hand-written lyrics sheet, private acoustic performance, VIP Meet and Greet, Free Show Entrance on their Epic Revolution Tour (see below), and Free Download of The Best of the Veer Union 2008-2016 (including new acoustic recordings of their hit singles “Seasons,” “Bitter End,” and many more. As well, there will include reproduced, newly mixed and digitally remastered rock versions of “Seasons” and “Darker Side Of Me.”


The Veer Union Epic Evolution Tour Dates:
12/08 @ Mercersburg Mansion House – Mercersburg, PA
12/09 @ Monraes – Penneville, NY
12/30 @ Evening Star – Niagara Falls, NY
12/31 @ TBA – Philadelphia / Easton, PA
01/02 @ Irish Wolf – Scranton, PA
01/03 @ Whislky Warehouse – Mansfield, OH
01/04 @ Empire – Akron, OH
01/05 @ The Music Factory – Battle Creek, MI
01/06 @ Diesel – Chesterfield, MI
01/07 @ TBA – St. Joseph, MI
01/09 @ TBA – Lafayette, IN
01/10 @ Bada Brew – Crest Hill, IL
01/11 @ TBA – Rockford, IL
01/12 @ Penny Road – Barrington, IL
01/13 @ Every Buddy’s Bar – Chippewa Falls, WI
01/14 @ Hijinx – Fort Atkinson, WI
01/16 @ Spicoli’s – Waterloo, IA
01/17 @ Cafe Acoustic – St. Joseph, MO
01/18 @ Rose Music Hall – Columbia, MO
01/19 @ Aftershock – Merriam, KS
01/20 @ TAB – Omaha, NE
01/24 @ TBA – Grand Junction, CO
01/25 @ Herman’s Hideaway – Denverr, CO
01/26 @ Sunshine Studios Live – Colorado Springs, CO
01/28 @ Gas Monkey – Dallas, TX
01/30 @ Limelight – San Antonio, TX
02/02 @ Scout Bar – Houston, TX
02/03 @ BFE Rock Club – Houston, TX
02/06 @ TBA – Flagstaff, AZ
02/07 @ Beauty Bar – Las Vegas, NV
02/08 @ TBA – San Diego, CA
02/09 @ Viper Room – Los Angeles, CA
02/10 @ TBA – Modesto, CA
02/11 @ Holy Driver – Sacramento, CA
02/13 @ TBA – Eugene, OR
02/15 @ Rock Hard PDX – Portland, OR
02/16 @ TBA – Spokane, WA
02/17 @ El Corazon – Seattle, WA


In 2016 Lead vocalist Crispin Earl took a rather unique approach to coincide with the concept of the album, Decade. He took the opportunity to reproduce five unreleased songs which were written prior to the first
incarnation of The Veer Union in 2004, bringing them back to life, as well as combining five brand new songs to bridge the span over a DECADE. Now, with the BOX SET release of Decade: History of Our Evolution, The Veer Union will continue this theme by Crispin reproducing the five remaining songs as well as adding five brand new songs again proving that The Veer Union can stand the test of time by incorporating the original vision of the band and blending it with the current incarnation. Decade: History of Our Evolution truly takes the listener through a musical and emotional journey that represents all that is The Veer Union.

The album was self produced and written by Crispin Earl.

Crispin Earl recently started his own Record Label, Rock Shop Entertainment (RSE) and this will be the labels first ever worldwide release! Crispin says, “in the past I have had the pleasure of working with many great people at various record labels and learning from some of the best in the industry. At this point in my career I feel the most important part of being an artist is not having someone impeding on the creative process and now with ROCK SHOP ENTERTAINMENT (RSE), I will have the creative freedom to do as I wish in all creative aspects which is what makes this one of the most exciting releases of my entire career.”

Crispin Earl
Ryan Ramsdell
Dan Sittler

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Tom Keifer in Oklahoma City


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There is just something about a truly seasoned musician that you can recognize anywhere.  It’s not an arrogance, more of a “this is my comfort zone and where I love to be”.  It doesn’t matter if it’s a huge festival with a big production, or the dive bar in the shadiest part of town, you just know they are the real deal.  That’s the feeling that Tom Kiefer projects to his fans immediately.  I’ve been able to catch Tom once before at Rocklahoma, but I knew this experience was going to be a little different when they announced Tom would be coming back to Oklahoma.  The venue, well we had never heard of it, and come to find out it was actually going to be in a big tent on a plot of land next to a railroad.  This could be interesting.
True to fashion as soon as Tom came on stage you realize what an awesome talent he is . Tom looked great and sounded even better!  The blues just pours out of every part of him, not to mention all of the memories that came back as he tore into somebody save me.
Tom has lived a lot of life and his songs always tell the story.  I Definitely enjoyed being able to see him in a more intimate setting, and was left saying yep he’s still got it.

C heck out the album “The Way Life Goes” and catch him on tour with Warrant and Firehouse.
Nov 11 The Cave Big Bear Lake, CA VIP Tickets RSVP
Nov 12 THE COACH HOUSE San Juan Capistrano, CA VIP Tickets RSVP
Dec 07 The Forge Joliet, IL VIP RSVP
Dec 08 Q Casino Dubuque, IA VIP RSVP
Dec 15 Token Lounge Westland, MI Tickets RSVP
Dec 16 Christmas Bash @ Waverly Beach Menasha, WI RSVP
Jan 26 Medina Entertainment Center Medina, MN Tickets RSVP
Jan 27 Genesee Theater Waukegan, IL RSVP
Jan 28 Jergel’s Warrendale, PA RSVP
Apr 12 The Canyon Santa Clarita Santa Clarita, CA Tickets RSVP
Apr 13 The Rose Pasadena, CA Tickets RSVP
Apr 14 The Whiskey Los Angeles, CA RSVP

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DOPE Announces Release of Retrospective Collection

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of DOPE’S inception in NYC, The band is proud to announce the release of Dope: The Early Years 1997 / 1998, the original Story book and soundtrack of how it all began.

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Collection Contains:
-32 page story booklet, filled with never before seen photos, accompanied by Edsel Dopes personal story of how it all began.
-20 Remastered tracks, available for the first time ever in digital form.
These are the Original Bedroom Demos that led to the bands rise to the top of the NYC club scene.
Includes 4 previously unreleased songs.


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Dope is also wrapping up The Monster High Tour with (hed)pe.  They recently brought The Monster High Tour to the Diamond Ballroom in Oklahoma City.  Kick ass tours like this always seem to hit OKC on a week day, and this one was no exception.  You would have never been able to guess it was a Thursday night by the size of the crowd. The energy of the crowd and the bands that evening was incredible.

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Having only seen Dope once before, on a tiny stage, in a tiny club, it was great to be able to see them on a larger stage and in a larger venue.  Their show was incredible.  I can’t wait for the next tour!!

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Hit up the band website at to get links to their social media pages as well as the merch store.  Make sure to give their social media pages a Like so you will be able to keep up with all the Dope news.

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VIMIC’s Debut Album, ‘Open Your Omen,’ Slated for Early 2018; First Single “Fail Me (My Temple)” Released



VIMIC’s Debut Album, ‘Open Your Omen,’ Slated for Early 2018;

Los Angeles – October 23, 2017 – VIMIC, the acclaimed heavy rock band founded by GRAMMY Award®-winning Slipknot co-founder and heavy music luminary Joey Jordison, has signed a global deal with Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) and T-Boy Records, UMe’s label partnership with veteran rock manager Andy Gould.

VIMIC’s full-length debut, Open Your Omen, is slated for release in early 2018 by T-Boy/UMe. Produced by Jordison and Kato Khandwala [My Chemical Romance, The Pretty Reckless], with mixing and mastering assistance from Megadeth’s GRAMMY®-winning Dave Mustaine, the album signals the biggest triumph of Jordison’s illustrious career to date, coming to life as he faced his life’s most difficult challenge.

Open Your Omen’s first single, “Fail Me (My Temple)” ft. Dave Mustaine, is out today:

Diagnosed in 2012 with the often-permanent neurological affliction Acute Transverse Myelitis, Jordison, who was then Slipknot’s drummer, spent three months in the hospital and underwent intensive physical rehabilitation and training to not only achieve a full recovery, but to reach a new level of proficiency with his instrument. After emerging from this battle and returning to the stage for a string of festival appearances, Slipknot parted ways with him.

Finding a new strength with support from close friends and family, Jordison resolved to get back to doing what he does best. Enter VIMIC: Jordison [drums], Kalen Chase [vocals], Jed Simon [guitar], Kyle Konkiel [bass], Matt Tarach [keyboards], and Steve Marshall [guitar].

VIMIC’s T-Boy/UMe labelmate and Megadeth founder Dave Mustaine joined forces with the band for Open Your Omen, lending his multi-Platinum ear and expertise to help with the album’s mixing and mastering processes and contributing a blistering guitar performance on the album’s lead single. Jordison and Mustaine will both attend the Loudwire Music Awards on October 24 in Los Angeles, where Jordison will present one of the night’s top awards. VIMIC will support Megadeth on several South American tour dates starting October 29 in Santiago, Chile, before headlining select European tour dates in November.

“This album wails!” says Dave Mustaine. “Joey Jordison and VIMIC are incredible! High octane drumming and heavy, melodic songs make this band something you definitely need to check out! I dig them so much I laid a solo down on one of their songs, ‘Fail Me (My Temple).’ From there we decided to take them on tour with us down to South America where Megadeth is massive.”

“The riffs, lyrics, and drums of Open Your Omen will tell you a lot,” Joey Jordison says. “We started this record when I was coming out of the Acute Transverse Myelitis condition. It’s literally what saved me and helped me get back to where I’m healthier than ever. These guys and this album pushed me to not only relearn how to walk, but how to play the drums again. Open Your Omen is the rebirth of the rest of my life.”

About T-Boy Records

T-Boy Records, headed by Andy Gould, serves as an umbrella label releasing new music and albums from established iconic hard-rock bands with major followings. T-Boy Records gives the bands they sign their own labels, and serves as the parent company, coordinating promotion, marketing, social media, licensing and publicity through UMe. T-Boy Records has enjoyed previous Top 10 chart success with Megadeth’s return to take the No. 3 spot on the Billboard 200 chart alongside Adele and Justin Bieber with their GRAMMY®-winning release Dystopia (UMe/Tradecraft/T-Boy Records), and the No. 6 debut of Megadeth’s Super Collider in 2013. Rob Zombie’s 2013 album, Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor (Zodiac Swan/T-Boy/UMe), debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard 200. EODM’s acclaimed Zipper Down album was released by T-Boy/UMe in 2015.

About Universal Music Enterprises

Universal Music Enterprises (UMe), a division of Universal Music Group, is the centralized U.S. catalog and special markets entity for the company Universal Music Group (UMG). Working closely in concert with all of UMG’s record labels, UMe provides a frontline approach to catalog management, a concentration of resources, a greater emphasis on strategic marketing initiatives and opportunities in new technologies. Outside North America, the Universal Strategic Marketing division of Universal Music Group International works to maximize the profile and value of UMG’s catalogue in international markets. It acts as a service center adding value through marketing initiatives and coordination of commercial issues through local and international markets.  

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