Roadrunner recording group The Devil Wears Prada are set to tour the UK in October 2012. The band have been steadily winning over fans all over Europe with their ferocious live performances by touring with Bring Me The Horizon, opening the Download festival main stage in 2011, and headlining their own tour. Now they appear as main support to August Burns Red at the following shows:
Thu 18 Nottingham -RockCity (Doors 6 p.m.)
Fri 19 Glasgow- Garage (Doors 6 pm.)
Sat 20 Wolverhampton- Wulfrun Hall (Doors 6.30 p.m)
Sun 21 Manchester- HMV Ritz (Doors 7p.m.)
Mon 22 Bristol- Academy 1 (Doors 7p.m)
Tue 23 London- Electric Ballroom (Doors 7 p.m.)
Tickets are £15 regionally and £17.50 inLondon.
The Devil Wears Prada have also announced the upcoming release of their first live CD/DVD, entitled “DEAD&ALIVE”, due for release on October 15th. The track “Vengeance” had its world première on FEARnet.
Following a tour of Latin America, the band has spent its summer as one of the direct support acts traveling theUSwith the all-star Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Tour, featuring Slipknot, Slayer, Motorhead and Anthrax.
On returning to the UKvocalist Mike Hranica commented, “We have set our sights on the upcoming UK tour with August Burns Red and Whitechapel, and the band is excited to be coming back across the Atlantic for more shows. We recently finished the amazing Mayhem Tour with Slipknot and Slayer, and now find ourselves ready to continue pushing ‘DEAD THRONE’ and introduce our new live CD/DVD, ‘DEAD&ALIVE’, to our UK fans.”
“DEAD THRONE” made a spectacular chart debut upon its September 2011 release, entering Billboard’s “Top Independent Albums” ranking at #1 while also hitting the top 10 on the overall Billboard 200. The album – The Devil Wears Prada’s fourth full-length release – received universal critical applause, with Kerrang! hailing its “dramatic dynamic shifts and a defter blend of melody and muscle, making this by far the best album the Ohio outfit have yet produced.” Rock Sound called it “accomplished, deft and unbelievably powerful from start to finish” and in it’s 8/10 review Metal Hammer called it “stunning”.
The Devil Wears Prada next unleashed “Zombie Slay,” a first-person, multi-level action game available for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android mobile devices. The game – which is currently on sale for $.99 and available for download via the iTunes Store and Google Play – followed upon the band’s acclaimed 2010 “ZOMBIE” EP and its accompanying limited-edition comic book, Zombie, The Comic! For complete information, please see.
The Devil Wears Prada is: Mike Hranica – vocals * Chris Rubey – lead guitar * Jeremy DePoyster – rhythm guitar, vocals * Andy Trick – bass * Daniel Williams – drums. For additional news and information, please see www.tdwpband.com.