[News + Random] This Week The Trend (11 Oct – 17 Oct)

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GIVEAWAY 贈送活動 ★ HUNDREDTH Latest Album FREE 最新專輯

7月初我們與南卡羅來納州的旋律硬核樂團 Hundredth 於 Warped Tour 進行專訪,探討生命、慈善活動和音樂旅程。樂隊上週首播 Break Free 官方視頻 !此曲收錄在樂隊今年較早時間推出的最新專輯 FREE。

Hopeless Records 現免費送出了Hundredth 的新專輯 FREE 給我們的香港和台灣讀者!只需簡單「讚好」和「分享」 (LIKE & SHARE) 這張海報,你就會有機會贏得這個禮物!(獲獎名單將於11月13日公佈)

Hundredth:「我們相信人有自由意志,不受任何訓示或思維方式束縛。」

您可以在此閱讀我們與 Hundredth 作的獨家專訪。

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Earlier in July, we had a chance to talk to South Carolina melodic hardcore outfits Hundredth during Warped Tour on life, charity and their music journey.

The band premiered the official music video for their song “Break Free”! The track is off of the band’s latest album FREE, which was released earlier this year via Hopeless Records.

Hopeless Records is now giving away Hundredth’s new album FREE to our readers in Hong Kong and Taiwan for free! Simply LIKE & SHARE this poster and you’ll stand a chance to win this awesome prize. (Winners will be announced on November 13)

“We are about having an free mind, not enslaved to any dogma or way of thinking,” Hundredth.

You can read our interview with the band HERE.

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[PHOTO GALLERY] Behemoth – Live in Hong Kong

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回顧文章將於下週刊登* Hail BEHEMOTH! An intimate pilgrimage to the metal legend!  Written review will be published in the upcoming week* (Photo: @MohawkMajorie. for Dinosaur Journal)

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[GIG NEWS] 5 Seconds of Summer – Live in Hong Kong

流行樂團 5 Seconds of Summer 宣布於下年三月在香港舉行首場演唱會。

Pop rock band 5 Seconds of Summer will have their debut show in Hong Kong in March.

5 seconds of Summer – Live in Hong Kong
Date 日期: 10 Mar 2016
Venue 地點: AsiaWorld-Expo, Hall 10
Ticket 票價: $1588 (Sound Check Package), $1288 (Seated or Standing), $1088, $888, $688, $488 (Seated) at hkticketing.com

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[NEWS] New Found Glory – Ready And Willing II

上月我們免費送出 New Found Glory 專輯 Resurrection 予我們的讀者。本週樂隊發布 Ready and Willing II 音樂錄像!視頻邀請多個流行朋克樂手參與,包括 Ryan Key (Yellowcard)、Mark Hoppus (Blink-182)、Mike Herrera (MxPx)、Chris DeMakes (Less Than Jake)、Chris Carrabba (Dashboard Confessional)、Chris Conley (Saves The Day)、Matt Pryor (The Get Up Kids) 等。他們今年較早時候鼓勵歌迷提交自己演奏此曲的片段,最後加入到這個視頻中。

Last month we’ve given away New Found Glory’s album “Resurrection” for free to our readers. This week, the band has additionally released a music video for their track “Ready and Willing II”! The track features guest artists Ryan Key (Yellowcard), Mark Hoppus (Blink 182), Mike Herrera (MXPX), Chris DeMakes (Less Than Jake), Chris Carrabba (Dashboard Confessional), Chris Conley (Saves The Day), Matt Pryor (The Get Up Kids)…

Earlier this year, fans were encouraged to submit videos of themselves covering the track with their friends. The band then selected a handful of these submissions to create the music video.

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[NEWS] August Burns Red feat. Jeremy McKinnon (A Day To Remember) – Ghosts

有些音樂志在喚起樂迷的社會意識。August Burns Red 與A Day To Remember 主唱 Jeremy McKinnon 推出新視頻 Ghosts。片段重點放在美國露宿者問題上。你可以在樂團早前發佈的新專輯 Found In Far Away 找到此曲。

August Burns Red unveiled new video “Ghosts” featuring and A Day To Remember vocalist Jeremy McKinnon. The clip focus on the problem of homeless people in America. You can find this song in their new album, Found In Far Away Places, released earlier this year.

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[NEWS] Behemoth: (We) Were RIPPED OFF And WILL NOT APPEAR on stage!

繼香港、台灣和日本的演出,Behemoth 原定於巴里島的 Daimonos 露天音樂節作壓軸表演。今天樂隊突然表示被迫退出,原因是主辨單位 “缺乏專業態度”,更指被 “敲竹槓”,亦無法在週日舞台演出!

After their shows in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Japan, Behemoth were set to headline in Bali’s Daimonos Open Air Festival. However, the band were forced to pull out because the promoter is “lack of professional attitude” and were “RIPPED OFF and WILL NOT APPEAR on stage on Sunday!”

Read their full statement below.

Hello Balinese heavy music community,

This is with the utmost regret we must announce that we were today forced to cancel our show in Bali on Daimonos Open Air Festival!

Things were never running smooth when working with the local promoters but problems escalated when we arrived at Osaka airport to get on board and fly to Bali. Soon we realised that the reservation codes were fake… or simply non existent!

We tried to get a hold of the local promoter/booker Dede Suhita, and he promised to send us new flights… which apparently he did but we were already on our way to Tokyo as it was the best choice logistic wise.

The flights and 200 kg’s overweight were paid for by the band’s with a promise that promoter will reimburse us upon arrival in cash (!).

In Tokyo we decided to continue the trip with Malaysian airlines and attempted to get on board as soon as we could. From two flight options we picked the one at 1.30 pm Tokyo time. When we arrived to yet another terminal (note: 8 people, 200kg overweight and a night before with NO sleep!) 1.30 min before the flight we still got NO confirmation from the promoter.

When we called him, he said he can’t afford the flights and we must go back home.

FURIOUS is the most polite way to say how we all felt as we were left high and dry with no other option.

We really wanted to make it to Bali, for the first time ever as we know there’s a massive Behemoth following but due to notorious incompetence and 100% lack of professional attitude we were forced AGAIN, to cover the flights back home from the band’s budget. Needless to say this whole situation caused us MASSIVE financial loss but the worst is frustration that the energy and time we invested in this trip to the other side of the globe was ruined by few lowlifes that have absolutely no respect for artists.

As far as we are concerned the festival IS happening but people MUST be aware that Behemoth was RIPPED OFF and WILL NOT APPEAR on stage on Sunday!

Once again, to all Behemoth legions out there, please receive our deep apologises. We will do everything that is humanly possible to come back and make it up to you. As for now, we are trying our best to get reimbursed for our loss and if you were going to the festival just to see Behemoth then you have the right to approach these people for a refund

Nergal on behalf of Behemoth

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[NEWS] Arch Enemy New X Old Lineup

Arch Enemy 在日本 Loud Park 音樂節驚喜地邀請原主唱 Johan Liiva 和結他手 Christopher Amott 上台一同演奏三首歌曲,樂團風頭甚高的藍髮新女主唱 Alissa White-Gluz 與結他手 Jeff Loomis 亦同時參與,場面熱鬧。

Arch Enemy invited original vocalist Johan Liiva and guitarist Christopher Amott to join their performance at Japan’s Loud Park festival for three tracks; whlist new member Alissa White-Gluz and guitarist Jeff Loomis stay for a super-jam.

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[NEWS] Cannibal Corpse Beer!

Cannibal Corpse 宣布將與印第安納洲 Three Floyds 釀酒公司聯手推出名為 Amber Smashed Face 的啤酒,意念來自他們的經典歌曲 Hammer Smashed Face。但直至今日為止仍沒有確定推出日期。

Cannibal Corpse announced they’ll be teaming up with Three Floyds Brewing Company out of Munster, Indiana to release the Amber Smashed Face beer, a play on their classic song “Hammer Smashed Face.” However, no release date is set yet.

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[WEEKLY FUN] Katy Perry Sang For P.O.D.?!

往事不堪回首?Katy Perry 被發現曾在 Rap Metal / Nu-metal 樂團 P.O.D. 現場及官方視頻演出。其實當年的 Katy 也很漂亮自然喔~

DISCOVER! Katy Perry is found to be in P.O.D.’s live performance and “Goodbye For Now” video! (via metalsucks)

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[FLASHBACK] Mick Jagger X Keith Richards

在1961年的10月17日,Mick Jagger與 Keith Richards 於 肯特 Dartford 火車站相遇,最後成為搖滾歷史最重要的一對好友。

Mick Jagger and Keith Richards met on October 17,1961 at Dartford Railway Station in Kent. Since then, they become two of the most important people in the rock history.

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[FLASHBACK] All Time Low – Time Bomb

Time Bomb 是 All Time Low 第四張錄音室專輯 Dirty Work 的單曲。你知道此曲是與 Simple Plan 的 Pierre Bouvier 和 Chuck Comeau 一同撰寫嗎?

“Time Bomb” is the single off Baltimore’s All Time Low’s 4th studio album “Dirty Work”. Do you know the song is co-written with Simple Plan’s Pierre Bouvier and Chuck Comeau?

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[FLASHBACK] Rockstar Yearbook

每個人讀書總有拍過學校年刊照,你又認得下面哪一個搖滾樂手呢?

It always takes so much courage to look at your yearbook photo. Do you recognise any of the rock musicians below if we cover up their name?

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