Color of Chaos Color Of Chaos is celebrating the release of their first full-length album, Hollywood (available on colorofchaos.com, and recorded at Pyramix Studio) tonight at the RockBar in Scottsdale, AZ. It’s a 12-song tour de force of sizzling guitars, seismic bass, octave-defying vocals, and demolition-style drumming. Their first single is “Simple Times,” a powerful, ambling, blues-inflected tune. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, Color Of Chaos is founder-drummer Danny Ott, si
June 28th, 2018 was the final Arizona Warped Tour. After 24 years it was finally coming to an end. People came out from all over the state to celebrate the final Vans Warped Tour. The fans were all lined up in the morning eager to get into the venue. Musicians, brands, and charities were walking up and down the lines, talking to anyone that would listen. The sun was beating down but that didn’t take away anyone’s excitement. The gates opened and early entry was let into the a
PC: Meagan Leetz Come hang out with the Chicago-based Emo/Pop Punk band Real Friends at The Nile Theater Halloween Night! The band is promoting their newest record Composure (released July 13, 2018 via Fearless Records), that features 10 new tracks, as well as the next album single, "Smiling On The Surface." Composure is Real Friends' most ambitious work to date. The 10 tracks on this album have challenged the band as musicians and friends. From nailing down the best Pop hoo
On June 28th The Van’s Warped Tour made its way to Phoenix, Arizona. This day was nonetheless full of excitement, heat, and celebration. This punk rock summer music festival is usually catered to teens and young adults, but with this being the tour’s last full country run there was a much more diverse audience of “angsty/outcast minorities”. From the locals, to newbie bands, to Warped veterans, founder Kevin Lyman wanted to make sure everyone had a part in the final cross-cou
On the night of May 16th, Dubé stopped in Phoenix, AZ. These Canadian brothers rocked the Rebel Lounge. Bringing back some underground Alternative, Grunge and Indie vibes with the love from their very own hometown’s local scene out of Ottawa, Ontario. Playing about a 45-minute set it was apparent they made it a point to make sure everyone in the room came together to have a great night. From talking to the audience, to lead guitarist Liam and bassist/vocalist Jan going out in
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | TAG PUBLICITY Phoenix, AZ - Alternative Rock band Divided Minds have released their single and music video for "Don't Get Too Close," premiering the song in New Noise Magazine. “Don't Get Too Close” is the first single off of their upcoming EP, Mood Swings, releasing April 6th via We Are Triumphant. YOUTUBE | Don't Get To Close — Divided Minds Divided Minds is an established Rock Pop band from Phoenix, AZ, who has performed with numerous national acts
Tour Press Force (TPF) was glad to catch up with the Dark Rock-Pop Powerhouse RIVALS during the first stop of their recent tour with Hail Sagan and The Scars Heal In Time. With TPF Cofounder, Nahnalah_G spinning the reel, powerhouse vocalist Kalie Wolfe, guitarist Micket Woodle, bassist Sebastian Chamberlain, and newest RIVALS-family member drummer Josh Alves, initiated TPF Intern, Mickey Johnson, into the Damned Soul Family—TPF knows the interviewer cannot escape unscathed o
Mesa Music Festival kicks off November 9, and TPF caught up with Jack Vanderpol of local band Sunday At Noon, who will be performing at the festival on November 11. Sunday At Noon formed in 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Rock quartet is comprised of frontman and lead guitarist Jack Vanderpol, drummer Nate Vanderpol, bassist Carl Gumpert, and rhythm guitarist Dylan Welker. The band cites Queens of the Stone Age, Led Zeppelin, and Foo Fighters as some of their musical inspiratio
To promote their new album, False Idol, Metal quartet Veil of Maya set out on the No Sun/No Moon Tour in support of The Devil Wears Prada. Veil of Maya is comprised of vocalist Lukas Magyar, guitarist Marc Okubo, drummer Sam Applebaum, and bassist Danny Hauser. False Idol is the band’s second studio album since the departure of former vocalist Brandon Butler. False Idol was released on October 20 via Sumerian Records. The band has released a music video for their single “Over
Arizona local band Weslynn dropped the first single from their upcoming EP last week. Phoenix-based trio Weslynn was founded in 2013 by Arizona State University students and friends Jared Geyer, Greg Olin, and Kevin Holmes. Weslynn, is best compared to musicians like The 1975 and Parachute. The band’s new single, “Here to Stay”, definitely plays into the vibes of each of those bands. In a press release, it was said that “hearkening back to the golden age of doo wop and early
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | THE CATALYST PUBLICITY GROUP TUCSON, AZ - August 11, 2017 | The five-piece Hardcore Rock outfit, CONS, from Tucson, AZ, signed to Revival Recordings, consist of Josh Fererra (vocals), Jeremy Talley (guitar), Matt Barios (guitar, vocals), Steven Hathaway (bass), and Stephen Majalca (drums). The band creates a sound that blends the intensity of Punk, technicality of Metal, and hauntingly beautiful dynamic of Post Hardcore seamlessly into one. Formerly kn
Here's a local Phoenix company that needs to go big. I'm not kidding--this is a service that does such wonderful things for kids that you need to check them out right now and figure out what you can do to help them. The concept of this 501(c)(3) organization is simple--to help relieve the suffering of kids in hospitals by giving them donated comic books or by having people dressed as superheroes visiting them in hospitals. Even worse than being sick with a serious illness or
Everyone was all smiles during the interview with People Who Could Fly at the Rebel Lounge in Phoenix, AZ on June 14, 2017. The guys were all dressed up romper-style - which called for tons of laughter! People Who Could Fly was supporting another local artist, Adam Simons who was headlining as his new solo project WANDERER (Check out the WANDERER interview!). The Phoenix-based Indie Pop band draws its influence from acts such as Walk the Moon, the 1975, The Killers and Two Do
Tour Press Force (TPF) sat with Adam Simons to discuss his new solo project WANDERER during his tour stop at the Rebel Lounge in Phoenix, AZ on June 14, 2017. Wanderer weaves elements of Indie Rock, 80s Pop, and R&B together to create his songs. His desire behind his song-craft is to impression his audience with a cinematic feel, lyrically and visually. “I want my music to be a soundtrack for the best times in your life.” WANDERER aka Adam Simons is a singer/songwriter/guita
Tour Press Force (TPF) announced that local AZ Nu Metal band Go Ask Alice had been signed to Legend Recordings in mid-May.
Our intern Mickey Johnson interviewed Tyler Samuel (vocalist) and Erik Jensen (guitarist) to discuss their signing and upcoming July debut of their album featuring Revolt, Rebuild. Band members not present during the interview are Stephan Goodenburger (drummer), Lane Vassallo (hard vocalist), Schuyler Morgan (guitarist) and Jacob Harrington (bassist). G
Tour Press Force (TPF) catches up with Adrian Estrella, vocalist for the Pop-Punk-Alternative-Easycore band Assuming We Survive during their run with Icon For Hire's You Can't Kill Us Tour stop at Club Red in Mesa, AZ. | 5.16.17 We always look forward to visiting with Assuming We Survive when they roll through the Valley here in Phoenix, AZ! The band was not long out of the gate on their tour run with Icon For Hire and will be playing through June 25. Frontman Estrella never
Chicago Native and Arizona resident Audio Engineer/Rap Artist MIKERAPHONE announces the premiere of ‘Slow Down’ music video this Friday, June 2. The single was released May 15, 2017 (Produced by Ragnar Beatz) – mixed and mastered in MIKERAPHONE'S home studio.
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The Dead Rabbitts CD Release show on April 14, 2017 in their home state of Arizona was a big party at Club Red in Mesa. Many familiar faces showed up, such as friends and family of the band and the AZ local music scene who all came together to celebrate the band’s comeback. Their new album, This Emptiness (released via Tragic Hero Records), was ranking #3 on iTunes Metal charts as of this show date. This show opened with a huge lineup of local supporting bands from Nu Metal t
Interview by Cosmic-A (Monica Demattei) | Photography & Videography by Nahnalah_G "If you haven't already retired by the time you're 35 years old, then you haven't done enough...", says Witt. At that moment I laughed, now as I reflect back on his statement and the visual of his raised brows, perhaps that statement was a depiction of the lyrical phrasing of “Fountain of Youth” and the indelible script across his throat. After all, I had just commented about a woman who had blo
Tour Press Force (TPF) met up with several bands on Alesana's Ten Frail Years of Vanity and Wax Tour during its stop at Club Red in Mesa, Arizona on February 10, 2017. Check out our review of the tour! Charlatan Interview – You Can Do Anything You Want We sat down with Utah based Scrap Metal band, Charlatan, to discuss their run on Alesana's Ten Frail Years of Vanity and Wax Tour and their debut album ‘Remarkable’ that was released today, April 7, 2017 via Revival Recordings.