From Ashes to New Announce North American Tour

From Ashes to New is heading out on the “The Future is Now Tour” with special guests Badflower, Dead Girls Academy, and Killakoi. The tour kicks off September 16th in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and ends October 14th in Springfield, Missouri.

Tickets/VIP available here.


  • 9/16 – Spartanburg, SC – Ground Zero
  • 9/17 – Huntsville, AL – Sidetracks
  • 9/19 – Tampa, FL – The Orpheum
  • 9/20 – Destin, FL – Club LA
  • 9/25 – Columbia, MO – The Blue Note
  • 9/27 – Ringle, WI – Q & Z Expo Center
  • 9/28 – Bloomington, IL – The Castle Theatre
  • 9/30 – Fort Wayne, IN – Piere’s Entertainment Center
  • 10/2 – Joliet, IL – The Forge
  • 10/3 – Belvidere, IL – The Apollo Theater
  • 10/4 – Detroit, MI – Shelter
  • 10/9 – Watertown, NY – Exhibition Hall
  • 10/10 – Rochester, NY – Montage Music Hall
  • 10/11 – Sturgis, MI – Nikki’s
  • 10/12 – Madison, WI – High Noon Saloon
  • 10/14 – Springfield, MO – The Complex

5 Bands/Artists You Should Be Following (#11)


A rock band hailing from Australia and Tennessee. For fans of classic rock such as Tom Petty, Rod Stewart, The Black Crowes, etc. Check out “High Time” from KAATO’s self-titled album.


2. Awake At Last

A dark pop/hard rock/post-hardcore band from Delaware. For fans of Crown the Empire, Ice Nine Kills, Get Scared, etc. Awake At Last will be hitting the road in early July, including a few dates on Vans Warped Tour. Here are “King of the World” and “Never Be A Memory.”


3. Relapse Symphony

A rock band from Washington DC. For fans of Black Veil Brides, Vampires Everywhere!, I Prevail, etc. Relapse Symphony is busy working on new things; meanwhile, vocalist Bret Von Dehl has released an EP with his side project, Heathens. Listen to “One More Yesterday” and “Born To Burn.”


4. Betrayer (UK)

A hardcore band from England. For fans of Slipknot, Hatebreed, Killswitch Engage, etc. Betrayer’s EP, Body of Integrity, will be released on June 28th. Check out the first two singles from the EP, “Integrity” and “Embodiment.”


5. Badflower

A rock band from California. For fans of Led Zeppelin, Greta Van Fleet, The Band, etc. Badflower is currently on the road. Listen to their latest single, “Ghost,” and my favorite of their songs, “The Jester.”


Badflower Tour Dates for June and July

  • 6/27 – Pueblo, CO – Brues Alehouse
  • 6/28 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
  • 6/29 – Lincoln, NE – The Bourbon
  • 6/30 – Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room
  • 7/1 – Milwaukee, WI – Summerfest
  • 7/3 – Pittsburgh, PA – Smiling Moose
  • 7/7 – Asbury Park, NJ – Wonder Bar
  • 7/8 – Norfolk, VA – The NorVa
  • 7/10 – Bethlehem, PA – Musikfest
  • 7/12 – Lancaster, PA – Chameleon Club
  • 7/13 – Syracuse, NY – Westcott Theater
  • 7/15 – Washington DC – DC9
  • 7/18 – Baltimore, MD – Ottobar
  • 7/20 – New Haven, CT – College Street Music Hall
  • 7/23 – Hampton, NH – Bernie’s Beach Bar
  • 7/24 – Niagara Falls, NY – Rapids Theater
  • 7/26 – Columbus, OH – Rumba Cafe
  • 7/28 – Grand Rapids, MI – Elevation at Intersection
  • 9/28 – Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life


Get your tickets here. And be sure to listen to Badflower’s latest single, “Ghost.”

New Music (6/4 — 6/10)

Halcyon Way: “Blame”

Threefold Maze: “Hope”

Real Friends: “From the Outside”

WSTR: “Bad to the Bone”

Bullet For My Valentine: “Letting You Go”

Unborn Generation: “Ritual”

Cane Hill: “It Follows”

Thrice: “The Grey”

Vein: “Doomtech”

PIG: “The Chosen Few”

Framing Hanley: “Puzzle Pieces”

Daughtry: “Deep End”

Auditory Armory ft. Eric Mann: “The Light That Was Lost”

Dance Gavin Dance: “Count Bassy”

Against the Waves: “As Above So Below”

Seether: “Against the Wall” (Acoustic Version)

The Bridge City Sinners: “Ashes”

Christina Aguilera ft. GoldLink: “Like I Do”

Sleeping Giant: “Preachcore Lives!”

Crossfaith: “The Perfect Nightmare”

Cast the Stone: “As the Dead Lie”

Kataklysm: “The Resurrected” (Live Video)

Badflower: “Ghost”

Sleep Token: “Jaws”

Letters From the Fire: “Naked in the Rain”

Mike Shinoda: “Ghosts”

Johnathan East: “Too Much ‘Bama in Me”

The Veer Union: “City of the Sun”

Threefold Maze: “Lost My Way”

Chino Moreno: “Brief Exchange”

Monster Truck ft. Dee Snider: “True Rocker”

The Smashing Pumpkins: “Solara”

The Night Flight Orchestra: “Lovers in the Rain”

Evanescence ft. Lindsey Stirling: “Hi-Lo”

Madball: “Rev Up”

Aversions Crown: “The Breeding Process”

Beyond the Fade: “Welcome to the Pain”

Trope: “Lambs”

Betrayer: “Embodiment”