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BlackDiamondSkye Tour Launches Video Trailer Contest (Win An Alice In Chains Gold Record!)

September 8, 2010 drainu182 0

BLACKDIAMONDSKYE will be making its way across North America in the coming weeks.
To celebrate this historic event, MTV and are teaming up to challenge fans to create their own video trailer for the tour.

Entries will be judged by and Alice In Chains themselves, and the entrant with the best trailer will win the following:


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GUNS N’ ROSES joins ROCK ‘N REV Festival @ Sturgis – 1st U.S. Concert in 4 Years! Only 2010 Appearance!

July 20, 2010 drainu182 1

Making their first U.S. concert appearance in four years – and playing their only U.S. show in 2010 – GUNS N’ ROSES has been officially recruited with DAUGHTRY to join the inaugural ROCK ‘N REV FESTIVAL and cement its assault on the legendary Sturgis Rally’s 70th Anniversary celebration in Sturgis, SD, at the newly constructed Rock N’ Rev Amphitheater at Monkey Rock USA.

GUNS N’ ROSES will headline the fifth and final night of the festival, as it moves to …

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BLACKDIAMONDSKYE and Vans team up for exclusive Shoe giveaway

July 1, 2010 drainu182 0

BLACKDIAMONDSKYE has teamed up with Vans to create an exclusive Limited Edition High-Top! The design will be revealed very soon. Only 150 of these shoes will be created in total, and we have the very first pair available to win now!

Along with the Vans shoes, one winner will also get a limited edition BDS poster signed by Alice in Chains, Deftones, and Mastodon.

Enter to win by telling us which tracks are featured in this tour trailer for BLACKDIAMONDSKYE.…

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Dive Release Debut Album “Picture Perfect” Features Single “Last Call Romance”

June 14, 2010 drainu182 0

Somewhere between Philadelphia and New York on the New Jersey Turnpike you will find the home of Dive, Philadelphia’s newest alternative rock outfit. Dive is no stranger to the Southern Jersey/Philadelphia music scene and has played just about every venue in the area since forming in 2004. In 2007 Dive self-released The Truth About Us which was produced by David Bendeth (Paramore, Breaking Benjamin). On May 11th Picture Perfect was released by Phase One/MadRock which features the single “Last …

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BlackDiamondSkye Tour Interactive Poster

May 28, 2010 drainu182 1

BlackDiamondSkye featuring Alice in Chains, Deftones, and Mastodon, now has an interactive tour poster with dates, buy links, updates, and audio streams from all three bands. BlackDiamondSkye is shaping up to be the most anticipated tour of the Fall, and it kicks off September 16th in Chicago.

Many more tour dates still to be announced, but the schedule so far is as follows:

09/16 – Chicago, IL @ Charter One Pavilion at Northerly Island
09/17 – Detroit, MI @ DTE …

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Stone Temple Pilots ROCK MMRBQ 5/23 Review/Pics/Videos

May 24, 2010 drainu182 3

Whenever a major rock band like Stone Temple Pilots plays a radio festival, there are several risks the band takes that could jeopardize the whole night: Sound problems, the crowd being unfamiliar with the band’s music, annoying DJs trying to steal the spotlight. Stone Temple Pilots didn’t encounter any of these issues as they displayed one of their most solid performances yet Sunday night at the MMR-B-Q 2010 in Camden, NJ. Playing their second consecutive radio festival (the band played …

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BlackDiamondSkye Tour Presale Live Now

May 10, 2010 drainu182 0

Pre-sale and special VIP ticket packages for BLACKDIAMONDSKYE, featuring Alice In Chains, Deftones and Mastodon, are available today beginning at 10am local time! Click the following link and then click “register” to receive a username and password:

As an added bonus, every person that purchases a pre-sale ticket or VIP package will automatically be entered to win an exclusive BLACKDIAMONDSKYE tour poster SIGNED by ALL THREE bands. Five lucky winners for each tour date will be awarded one …

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Deftones To Take Part In Historic BlackDiamondSkye With Alice In Chains and Mastodon, Live Webcast Tuesday

April 30, 2010 drainu182 0

Deftones will be part of a historic tour coming this Fall, also featuring Alice In Chains and Mastodon. Stay tuned to for all tour information, dates, exclusives, contests, and ACCESS! Below are the scheduled dates so far. More dates will be announced soon, stay tuned.

16-Sep – Chicago, IL – Charter One Pavilion
17-Sep – Detroit, MI – DTE Energy Center
18-Sep – Toronto, ON – Molson Amphitheatre
20-Sep – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun
22-Sep – Boston, MA …

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Alice In Chains 3/9 Terminal 5 NYC Review/Photos

March 16, 2010 drainu182 0

Playing a second consecutive sold out show at Terminal 5 in New York City, Alice In Chains ran through a nineteen song set, five of which were off of the band’s new album Black Gives Way To Blue. (Unfortunately, two songs written on the set list “Black Gives Way To Blue” and “Junkhead” were left off most likely because of curfew rules.) The crowd ran the gamut from Chains fans from the height of their popularity, to young college …

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Alice in Chains Reach No.1 Again With “Your Decision”, Livestream Chat Today

March 10, 2010 drainu182 0

Just a few months after topping Billboard’s Rock Songs Chart with lead single “Check My Brain,” ALICE IN CHAINS is maintaining chart domination with “Your Decision,” their second consecutive No. 1 single from new album BLACK GIVES WAY TO BLUE. “Your Decision” is also the 12th top ten mainstream rock hit of Alice In Chains’ illustrious career. The track’s debauchery-filled video, inspired in part by the film Eyes Wide Shut, is currently the Most Played Video on MTV2.

The band …