Just a little bit ago, Mike Mushok posted the picture below on Facebook, along with a quick blurb about something he's been working on!
He has partnered up with Kevin Michael Clark, who is a guitar builder, and now has a company for guitar building! Mike explained it best, so please read exactly what he said below. This is what was posted on Saint Asonia's Facebook page.
I just wanted to take a minute to let everyone know something that I’m working on that I’m very excited about. A few years ago, I met a gentleman who was friends with an acoustic guitar builder named Kevin Michael Clark. He would show me great pictures of these beautiful handmade acoustic guitars that he would build.
One day he took me to his shop and I got to see and play a couple of these amazing guitars myself. This led to us talking about the guitars and the different things we could do. I actually spent a year in college for my senior project studying the resonant frequency response of acoustic guitars for Ovation, so this is something that I have been interested in for a long time.
We met again on a few different occasions and decided to open our own shop and become partners in designing and building high end, hand made acoustic guitars. This is something that Kevin has been doing for many years so I’m very thankful to be able to be involved with him in this endeavor and putting these amazing instruments in the hands of more people.
We recently built 2 guitars for Saint Asonia’s that we’ve been using on our tours and radio visits and they’ve been working out great!
Please check out our web site,kmichaelclarkguitars.com and Facebook page,www.facebook.com/KMClarkGuitars/ to see some of the guitars that have been built and see what some of the options are. Hope to catch you guys out on the road or maybe we could build a guitar for you.
That's so exciting! Go check out the website and be on the look out for Saint Asonia because they just may be coming near you.
Last night, Disturbed performed on Conan O'brien's TV show, which is on TBS.
They performed their incredible, number one hit cover, "Sound Of Silence" and the internet is losing its mind over it.
If you watched that and thought to yourself, "Man, I need to see Disturbed live", then I have some news for you! You might be able to!
That definitely just sounded like we were doing a giveaway over here on Immortal Music and I wish I could tell you that was true, BUT instead I will tell you that there's tons of opportunities to do so and to head on over to Disturbed's website to see a list of tour dates and festivals.
Festivals include the 98Rockfest, Welcome To Rockville, Fort Rock, Carolina Rebellion, Northern Invasion, Rock On The Range, and Rocklahoma.
Another new song has surfaced from Avatar's upcoming Feathers & Flesh LP!
The LP comes out on May 13, and can be pre-ordered through their official website. They just premiered, "The Eagle Has Landed" through Revolver Magazine, and you can check it out below.
Don't forget too that you can very soon see Avatar liveo n tour with Wilson and Sunflower Dead. The tour begins on May 2, just after the band performs at Fort Rock and Welcome To Rockville!
Further information can be found here! Be sure to check it out!
Last week, Bring Me The Horizon released the music video for their song, "Follow You" , and today, they brought it to fans attention that they could see some behind the scenes content now!
They actually posted a minute long behind the scenes video a couple of days after the video's release but had it set on private. Its still set on private, but those who have the link can see it. BMTH posted it, along with some photographs from the set on their website, Horizon Supply. The website is primarily their merch website, but does feature some blog posts such as this one.
If you haven't seen the music video yet, please click here to do so. You will definitely want to watch the video before checking out any behind the scenes content.
To see the photos, head on over to Horizonsupply.co!
While you're over there, take a look at their merch. They have some awesome shirts referencing several songs such as "Follow You", "Drown", "True Friends", "Happy Song", and "Doomed."
Issues has a new album coming out called Headspace on May 20!
Today, they released a single that will be on the album! The song is called "The Realest", and you can check it out in the music video below.
Don't forget too that you can catch Issues on tour right now with Crown the Empire, One OK Rock and Night Verses! The tour goes through April 18.
Just after that, the band will begin playing a few festivals happening around the US. They will be at Welcome To Rockville, Fort Rock, and Rock On The Range!
For more information, please visit Issues' official website and the respective festival websites.
The other day, Pierce the Veil announced their long awaited new album! It will be called Misadventures and comes out on May 13!
Today, they released a brand new song called, "Texas Is Forever!" This is the first one to be released since "The Divine Zero", which came out in early summer of 2015.
The song is classic PTV, while being something entirely new all at once! Check it out below!
One thing Loudwire is known for is their battles. Where they take two bands or songs and fans pick their favorites until there's an ultimate winner.
Right now they're running a pretty big one that seems to have Disturbed rather surprised and proud with themselves.
Their iconic song, "Down With The Sickness" is up against Iron Maiden's "The Wicker Man" as the Best Metal Song Of The 21st Century.
You can vote now through Loudwire's website!
Somewhat surprisingly (but all at once, not really), Disturbed is kind of dominating this poll! When we voted in this poll, they were at 65.26% and Iron Maiden was only at 34.74%.
Something we think is actually very sweet is Disturbed seemed surprised that they beat out Slipknot in a previous poll, which brought them here! Its nice to see such a massively known band still being incredibly humble.
You can vote in this poll now through March 29, so stay tuned to see who wins!
In just a couple of days, Asking Alexandria will be releasing their fourth studio album, which happens to be their first with the new singer, Denis Stoff.
The Black will be out on March 25, and those who pre-ordered it through iTunes have been getting tracks on and off for a while. Some of those tracks have also been uploaded online for others to hear, bu Asking Alexandria themselves.
Yesterday, they released yet another one online, "Send Me Home." This one is not included in the list of songs those who pre-ordered already have.
Personally we are avoiding listening to any of the songs apart from "I Won't Give In" until the day of the release for review purposes. But you can check out "Send Me Home" and clips of many other songs now!
Once again, the new album comes out on March 25, and in support of that album will be a bunch of touring. Starting April 5, they will be touring in Australia with Blessthefall and Buried In Venom.
After that, they come back to the US to take part in the Loudest Month, and perform at many festivals around the US. These festivals include Welcome To Rockville, Fort Rock, Carolina Rebellion, Northern Invasion, Rock On The Range, and the Chicago Open Air Festival.
All of these festivals will be happening during the second leg of the British Invasion tour with Bullet For My Valentine! For more information, and even more tour and festival dates, head on over to Asking Alexandria's official website. And get excited for the release of The Black!
The other day we found a leaked lineup that has proven to be mostly true. It was incomplete, and we speculate that it may have been 100% real but only for that venue.
Warped tour announced the lineup with a live webcast of a concert held in Orlando, FL, that we tuned into most of. We did miss a bit, but were filled in by other outlets and fans.
Honestly, we're a bit baffled by the lineup. They stepped up their game this year, and actually listened to those who complain that its not "punk" or "hardcore" anymore by adding some bands we thought would never be seen on Warped tour ever again. Some ever at all. But, we will get into our thoughts in a separate post. We know everyone is just here for the lineup.
Emarosa, I See Stars, Knuckle Puck, Masked Intruder, Prof, ROAM, Secrets, The Heirs, The Interrupters, Young Guns.
Against the current, Assuming We Survive, Ballyhoo! Chunk! No Captain Chunk! Ghost Town, Sykes, Teenage Bottlerocket, Too Close To Touch, Waterparks
Full Sail Label Stage-
Avion Roe, Bad Seed Rising, Broadside, Cane Hill, Capsize, Dash Ten, Hail The Sun, Like Pacific, More To Monroe, Mother Feather, Old Wounds, Palaye Royale, Reckless Serenade, Safe To Say, Saywecanfly, Silent Planet, The New Low, Wage War, With Confidence
Journeys Right Foot Stage:
3OH!3, Issues, Mayday Parade, Pepper, Real Friends, Sleeping With Sirens, State Champs, The Maine, The Story So Far, Tonight Alive
Journeys Left Foot Stage:
Four Years Strong, New Found Glory, Set It Off, Sum 41, Falling In reverse, Good Charlotte, Less Than Jake, Reel Big Fish, The Summer Set, We The Kings, Yellowcard
Monster Party Zone stages:
Atreyu, Bullet For My Valentine, Chelsea Grin, Coldrain, Crown The Empire, Cruel Hand, Every Time I Die, From Ashes To New,
Gideon, Ice Nine Kills, In Hearts Wake, Motionless In White, Ocean Ate Alaska, The Color Morale, The Word Alive, Vanna, Veil of Maya, Volumes, WhiteChapel
Keep in mind, not everyone performs at every date! To see who is playing when, head on over to VansWarpedtour.com
What do you think of the lineup? We're going to talk about the lineup over on the Creator's blog, so head on over there to see what we thought of the lineup!
In a matter of days, Disturbed will be going out on tour with Breaking Benjamin, Alter Bridge, and Saint Asonia.
Several dates of the tour have already sold out, but many have not. That being said, they just announced another show which will be at the Blossom Music Center in Cleveland, OH!
The show will be happening on Wednesday, July 13 which is on the second leg of the tour.
They have a lot going on, including many festival dates here in the US and Europe. Festivals include 98Rockfest, Fort Rock, Welcome To Rockville, Carolina Rebellion, Rockfest, Northern Invasion, Rock On The Range, Rocklahoma, River City Rockfest, Rock am Ring, Rock im Park, FortaRock Festival, Rockhal, Komplex 457, Nova Rock Festival, Download fesitval and many many more!
For more tour dates, head on over to Disturbed's website! Over there you can find everything you need to find and more!
These are just some of the happenings in the music world. There will always be something that Immortal Music did not cover, but here are just some events.