ALL THAT REMAINS: 'A War You Cannot Win' Projected To Sell 20K-25K First Week
"A War You Cannot Win", the new album from Massachusetts metallersALL THAT REMAINS, is likely to sell between 20,000 and 25,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to industry web site Hits Daily Double. The estimate was based on one-day sales reports compiled after the record arrived in stores on November 6 via Razor & Tie/Prosthetic.
ALL THAT REMAINS' previous album, "For We Are Many", opened with 29,000 units to land at position No. 10 on The Billboard 200 chart.
"Overcome", the 2008 CD from ALL THAT REMAINS, registered a first-week tally of 29,000 copies to enter the chart at No. 16.
"A War You Cannot Win" sees ALL THAT REMAINS reunited with longtime producer Adam Dutkiewicz (THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, AS I LAY DYING, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE). The record is the culmination of an intense writing period for the group that began shortly after their 18-month tour in support of "For We Are Many".
The "A War You Cannot Win" cover artwork was created by Paul R. Brown (STONE SOUR, SLIPKNOT, MÖTLEY CRÜE, KORN, GODSMACK,AVENGED SEVENFOLD) and can be seen below.
ALL THAT REMAINS has created an exclusive new "A War You Cannot Win"-inspired super-limited-edition skate deck, which is available forpurchase here.
"A War You Cannot Win" track listing:
01. Down Through The Ages
02. You Can't Fill My Shadow
03. Stand Up
04. A Call To All Non-Believers
05. Asking Too Much
07. Just Moments In Time
08. What If I Was Nothing
09. Sing For Liberty
10. Not Fading
11. Calculating Loneliness
12. A War You Cannot Win
ALL THAT REMAINS has just hit the road with DETHKLOK, MACHINE HEAD and THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER. ALL THAT REMAINS is serving as direct support to DETHKLOK (alternating with MACHINE HEAD). The trek will make more than 30 stops throughout the United States and Canada before coming to an end in New York City.
Corey Taylor Looking to Star in Animated Series, The Executioner
Corey Taylor is hoping to expand his resume to include voice-over acting in cartoons. The Stone Sour frontman reveals that he’s been in talks to voice the lead character in a new animated series that’s currently in development.“It’s by the same people who work at Adult Swim and they’re putting together this thing called The Executioner," Taylor tells MetalSucks.net. “It’s basically about this Middle Ages executioner who unfortunately gets blasted into the future, where he walks about with no shirt, a hood over his head and a giant axe, and he sets himself up as a door-to-door executioner.”
No word yet on when The Executioner will debut.
Frontman Brent Smith Says Shinedown Has Recorded Next Album; Calls Forthcoming Release “Darker” and “Mischievous”
Less than a year after Shinedown released Amaryllis, frontman Brent Smith has now revealed that the guys have already finished recording their next studio album. "We've actually done another record of material,” Smith tells NME.com in a video interview. “It's actually recorded."
Smith adds that fans can expect the band to explore new creative avenues on the follow-up to Amaryllis. “It has a very epic feel to it,” he explains. “The tempos are a little slower and the subject matter is a little different. I would say it's actually a bit darker. A little bit more mischievous.”
A release date for the album has yet to be announced.
Green Day Teaches a Womanizer a Lesson in “Stray Heart” Video
Green Day proves that you shouldn’t toy with women’s affections in the video for “Stray Heart,” the first single from the second album in band’s trilogy, ¡Dos!
The video, which is streaming at NME.com, tells the story of a man whose heart has literally jumped out of his chest and runs around sleeping with different women. The man chases his disembodied heart around town, while his womanizing ways wind up getting him in trouble with a number of women, especially his girlfriend. ¡Dos!will be released on Tuesday. You’ll be able to get your hands on the third album of the trilogy, ¡Tré!, on December 11.
Dropkick Murphys Stroll Down Memory Lane in “Rose Tattoo” Video
Dropkick Murphys spend some time reminiscing about their past in the new video for “Rose Tattoo,” from the band’s upcoming eighth studio album, Signed and Sealed in Blood.
The five-minute clip, which is streaming on RollingStone.com, features the band huddled around a table at a bar, interspersed with candid photos of the band, their tattoos, fans, friends and family.
"The lyrics and story of this song document important moments, milestones and people in my life as shown through the tattoos on my body," bassist Ken Casey tells Rolling Stone. "To do a video that also has photos and images of the bands' fans who wear our mark for life adds even more emotion and meaning to the video for us." Signed and Sealed in Blood will arrive in stores on January 8, 2013.
Lenny Kravitz Added to UR1 Music Festival Lineup
Event producers for the inaugural UR1 Music Festival in Miami have revealed that Lenny Kravitz will be one of the headliners at next month’s event. The singer joins the lineup for the first edition of the fest, which already includes Jane's Addiction, Slash, fun.,Keane, The Offspring and Animal Collective.
"We are amazed and incredibly grateful for the support we have gotten from some of the biggest artists in the world," said UR1 co-founder Alex Omes in a statement provided to ABC News Radio. "We are going to give Miami one of the most incredible shows it has ever experienced!"
The UR1 Music Festival runs December 8-9 at the Bayfront Park & Amphitheater in Miami, FL. To see the complete festival artist roster, head over to UR1Festival.com.
Trent Reznor Says New Nine Inch Nails Music Is "in the Works"
Good news for Nine Inch Nails fans: frontman Trent Reznor says that he’s working on new material for the band. “There will be new [NIN] music,” Reznor tells Rolling Stone. “There are some things in the works."
Reznor adds that while he’s busy promoting the upcoming release of An Omen EP from his side project, How to Destroy Angels, he is considering scheduling a NIN tour in the near future. “If it feels right, it's a possibility," he reveals. "Having a few years doing other things, I've enjoyed [them] and…there will be a place for stuff that falls in the Nine Inch Nails column of things. We'll see what happens here." An Omen features six tracks and is set to hit stores on November 13. A full-length album from the band is expected in spring of 2013.