News Round-Up: 15th December 2011.

Interviews: Zebrahead.
Live photos: Trivium, In Flames, Ghost, Rise To Remain, Against Me!, Saves The Day.
Live reviews: Defenders of the Faith III Tour (Trivium, In Flames, Ghost, Rise To Remain), Machine Head, Twin Atlantic.

News below the cut:
Mistfits announce UK tour.
Following the release of their latest studio album ‘The Devil’s Rain’ earlier this year, the band have announced a new UK tour. Set to hit the road in February 2012, support comes from JuiceheaD. While the band have changed in varying ways over the years, they still stay true to their horror roots and maintain their iconic status. The dates are as follows:
February 2012:
01 – Islington Academy, London.
02 – Sub 89, Reading.
03 – The Ballroom, Birmingham.
04 – O2 Academy, Newcastle.
05 – Concorde 02, Brighton.
06 – The Fleece, Bristol.

As I Lay Dying behind the scenes video:

Placebo announce release of ‘Live At Angkor Wat’
Back in 2008, Placebo played a semi-acoustic show for MTV EXIT at the UNESCO world heritage site of Angkor War in Cambodia. They were the first ever rock band to play this temple. MTV EXIT is a campaign about freedom, human rights and who we love. This set is now available for purchase. The download also includes a ten page PDF art booklet featuring photos from Brian Molko’s own private collection.  For more details visit

Motley Crue interviewed by Piers Morgan and announced residency
Motley Crue recently appeared on CNN’s Piers Morgan Tonight. They also have announced that the band will be the first ever rock band to play a residency in Sin City, Las Vegas. This will take place in February 2012. You can view their interview with Piers Morgan here.

Rise To Remain announce headline tour.
Having recently toured on the Defenders of the Faith tour with Trivium and In Flames, Rise To Remain are set to follow their American shows with Machine Head with their own home headline tour. The dates are as follows:
March 2012
7th       Birmingham, 02 Academy 2
8th       Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms
10th     Norwich, Waterfront
11th     Liverpool, 02 Academy 2
12th     Glasgow, Garage
13th     York, Fibbers
14th     Manchester, Club Academy
16th     Bristol, Bierkeller
17th     London, 02 Islington Academy.

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