Agoura Hills, CA - April 22nd, 2014 - Between the Buried and Me (BTBAM) have launched a brand new video, which was filmed at the Baltimore Soundstage, The Orange Peel in Asheville, NC, and The Cannery Ballroom in Nashville, TN. "Lay Your Ghosts to Rest" was produced, filmed, and directed by Raymond McCrea Jones and Wes Richardson. The video is a surreal look at the band's live show, and the detailed light show and production that accompanies the aural experience that fans have come to know and love. Watch the video now at metalblade.com/btbam.
This summer, Gary Hoey will be on the road for the Guitar Gods tour. Headlined by Yngwie Malsteen and also featuring Uli Jon Roth and Bumblefoot, this promises to be a scorching lineup. Check Gary's site at www.garyhoey.com/tour for the upcoming tour dates.
Between the Buried and Me announce additional North American tour dates preceding tour with Meshuggah
Between the Buried and Me (BTBAM) previously announced that they will be joining Meshuggah for their 25th anniversary tour across North America. Now, in addition to those shows, BTBAM will be performing a select few headlining shows on their way out to kick off the Meshuggah tour in Los Angeles, CA. Beginning on May 29th, fans will see BTBAM make their way to the west coast with Trioscapes serving as direct support! Trioscapes features BTBAM bassist Dan Briggs and released their debut album on Metal Blade Records last year. The band also features Walter Fancourt (saxophone) and Matt Lynch (drums).
BTBAM's lineup is rounded out by vocalist/keyboardist Tommy Rogers, guitarists Paul Waggoner and Dustie Warring, along with drummer Blake Richardson. The ambitious concept album, "The Parallax II: Future Sequence," was the North Carolina-based band's highest Billboard chart position (#22) since their inception in the early 2000's. The album also landed the #3 spot on Billboard's Hard Music Album chart, as well as #8 on the trade magazine's Rock Album Chart, at #5 on Billboard's Indie Label Album chart and at #10 on the Billboard Indie Retail Album chart. Additionally, the album landed at #18 on Guitar World Magazine's top 50 albums of 2012 list.
Originally published in Guitar Player, February 2014 Issue
The new VersaTune ($199 Street) is a rackmount design that, with it's easy-to-read LED display accompanied by a large note readout, offers excellent visibility under any lighting condition. The VersaTune features such amenities as dual inputs and outputs (with both on the rear panel as well), and the ability to switch between inputs via front panel switch.
"Rocktron has a history of making unique products that are fantastic for guitar players who are controlling MIDI and audio," columnist Michael Hodge stated in the Jan/Feb issue of Christian Musician magazine review of the Patchmate Loop 8 Floor. In the article, Hodge gives the reader a rundown of how the Patchmate works, the benefits of controllers on pedal boards, and his personal experience with the Patchmate. At the end, Hodge left us with this glowing statement: "If you are serious about your pedal board, or are thinking of touring, the Patchmate is a great investment and will amke your world organized and professional."
Going against the grain at NAMM in 2014 with new offerings in the professional guitar rack categories, (or as some would say “rack is back”), Rocktron is leading the charge toward serious tone with the unveiling of the Widowmaker and ValveSonic guitar preamps and an upgrade to our Velocity 100 guitar rack power amp (now called Velocity 100 LTD).
Agoura Hills, CA - Between the Buried and Me (BTBAM) will be returning to the road in 2014 with a headlining tour of North America. Joining BTBAM on this trek will be Deafheaven, Intronaut, and The Kindred. VIP mega bundles are available now exclusively via SHOWstubs.com! Additional limited (25 per city!) VIP packages will be available beginning December 10th on SHOWstubs.com and general admission tickets will be on sale via your local venue's box office on December 17th. The tour begins February 20th!
Between The Buried And Me's ambitious concept album, "The Parallax II: Future Sequence," was the North Carolina-based band's highest Billboard chart position (#22) since their inception in the early 2000's. The album also landed the #3 spot on Billboard's Hard Music Album chart, as well as #8 on the trade magazine's Rock Album Chart, at #5 on Billboard's Indie Label Album chart and at #10 on the Billboard Indie Retail Album chart. Additionally, the album landed at #18 on Guitar World Magazine's top 50 albums of 2012 list.
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