We'll say it right now: Bring Me the Horizon are one of the most exciting young bands on the planet. Not only is their most recent disc, 'Sempiternal,' an epic album, their live show is phenomenal. We caught the band's second gig of a two-night stand at New York City's Best Buy Theater on Saturday night (March 1), and the UK act mesmerized the crowd with a stellar set.
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A concertgoer has been charged with assault after allegedly leaping from a balcony while attending a show headlined by Bring Me the Horizon on Feb. 13 in Denver. As a result of the dive, it's been reported that three concertgoers were injured, resulting in their transport to Denver Health Medical Center.
The Best Metal Album category for the 3rd Annual Loudwire Music Awards boasted some incredibly tough competition. Metal gods such as Black Sabbath and Motorhead were in contention for a win, as were new-school critical darlings like the Ocean and Ghost. However, the fans have voted, and Bring Me the Horizon's 'Sempiternal' has been named the Best Metal Album of 2013 by the fans.
If you're a metalcore fan, drop everything and start making travel plans for Mission, Texas, as the Never Say Never Fest is packed with some of the top bands in the genre. This year's event is scheduled for March 12 at the Las Palmas Race Park in Mission, with Bring Me the Horizon and Asking Alexandria topping the bill.
Now that Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins has been given a 35-year sentence for committing a staggering list of child sex crimes, justice has been served. However, the actions of Watkins also affected the other members of Lostprophets, single-handedly killing the careers of five of his bandmates. In support of the other Lostprophets members, Bring Me the Horizon's Oli Sykes wrote up a post encouraging music fans to support the Lostprophets musicians with their future efforts.
For the first time since 2011, UK metalcore favorites Bring Me the Horizon will be headlining a North American tour. The band will be out in support of their critically acclaimed latest album 'Sempiternal,' and will be joined on 'The American Dream Tour' by Of Mice & Men. The trek begins in February of 2014 (check out an announcement video above).