Rise to Remain
Rise to Remain
After DIY touring and supporting their peers in bands such as Viatrophy, Sylosis, Anterior and Malefice, Halide were offered the opening slot on the third stage of the Download Festival at Donington Park. This opportunity lead to the band changing members and their name, switching from Halide, to Rise To Remain. Since then the band has been at its most active, and have toured with the likes of Shadows Fall, Five Finger Death Punch, The Haunted and Trivium, as well as appearing at Sonisphere Festival and Download Festival. On 14 June 2010, Rise to Remain were given the Metal Hammer Golden God Award, for “Best New Band, an award that was voted for by over 400,000 people across the globe.” The band are due to start recording their debut album on July 5th 2010 with a TBA producer.
The band has also been voted in to the shortlist for “Best British Newcomer” at the Kerrang! Awards. Recently signed to EMI and with their debut album 'The City of Vultures' was released in September with a UK headline tour then. On 6 January 2012, bassist Joe Copcutt and drummer Pat Lundy announced their departure from the band, made public by the Rocksound and Blabbermouth websites. Consequently, the band have pulled out from the US Machine Head tour. The US release of City of Vultures has been pushed back to June 5 2012, when the band hope to tour the US.
The new line-up has just been announced Joshua Hammond (bass) and drummer Adam Lewin have joined the band. Now Josh Hammond has departed to be replaced by Conor O'Keefe. The band are now in the Studio recording album no.2. Tours (not including one-offs/all dayer fests): **- as Halide Mini-tour w/Terrorlapse** Summer 2007 tour** Abel Is Dying weekender** Autumn 2007 tour ** Biomechanical/Outcryfire support ** Download '08 (opened 3rd stage) Exit Ten shows -sign with agency group- Trivium (4 dates in Ireland) FFDP (Feb & Nov tours) Sonisphere 2009 Trivium ITMOHWT Quest For Download w/Holy Grail Download 2010 Sonisphere 2010 Korn Support (European Tour) Bullet For My Valentine Support w/Funeral For A Friend Hatebreed Support Funeral For A Friend Support Iron Maiden Support: Russia, Singapore, Indonesia,Bali, Melbourne,Sydney,Seoul. (Dates in Australia 2011): Brisbane Soundwave Festival Sydney Soundwave Festival Melbourne Soundwave Festival Adelaide Soundwave Festival Perth Soundwave Festival Funeral For A Friend Support March 2011 Camden Crawl May 1st Notting Hill Arts Centre - May 25th Iron Maiden Support - May (Germany) Iron Maiden Support - June (Germany/France) Power Fest 2011 Download 2011 Sonisphere Italy Graspop Festival 2011 Sonisphere 2011 Hevy Festival 2011 Headline Tour September 2011 Trivium ( dates in Sweden/Germany/France/Belgium/The Netherlands) - November 2011 Defenders Of The Faith (UK) support with Trivium, Ghost, In Flames - December UK Headline Tour w/ Heaven Shall Burn March 2012 Sonisphere Spain 2012 Rock AM Ring/ Rock IM Park 2012 Vans Warped Tour June/July 2012 Merthyr Rock Wales September Camden Rocks Download 2013 Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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