Quick Hits & Clips: Rise Against, Dylan Connor, (Hed)pe, Six

posted January 19, 2009

  • Chicago's punk rock outfit Rise Against has a new single ready to storm the modern rock radio charts. "Audience Of One" is already being played at some of the biggest radio stations in the country with the official add date still two weeks away. The video for "Audience Of One" made its debut on MySpace Music. Directed by Brett Simon the video was shot in LA last month and features the band performing in a miniature world on the White House lawn. The band will embark on a European tour starting in early February, followed by some dates in Australia and Japan. The band will play the Bamboozle Festival in East Rutherford, NJ, on May 3rd with No Doubt.
  • Dylan Connor has released a new music video for his song "Breakaway and Burn." The track is off Connor's newest album, "Breakaway Republic."
  • (Hed)pe’s new single “Renegade” has been selected as the new theme for the mixed-martial arts federation King of The Cage. The track will be used at King of The Cage live events, pay-per-views and promotional ads and is slated to debut in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, on February 21, 2009, as the official KOTC show opener.
  • Southern Californian powerhouse SiX have been selected to join P.O.D and Disturbed on WWE's Smackdown vs Raw 2009 video game. The song "Circles" (re-titled as "Better than Mine" for the game) has been taken from the band's last album "Between The Warning and the War" and is featured on the game's soundtrack. The licensed songs in the soundtrack WWE's Smackdown VS. Raw 2009 video game are as follows: P.O.D.- "Addicted," SiX - " Circles (Better Than Mine)," Disturbed - "Perfect Insanity," Bloodsimple - "Dead Man Walking," Steriogram - "Get Up," The Exies - "Lay Your Money Down," Disturbed -"Perfect Insanity," Burn Halo - "Save Me," and MURS - "SWC."