Memphis May Fire Headline Tour 2013
Memphis May Fire 2013 headline tour with support from Attila, I See Stars, Stick to Your Guns, Handguns, and Merchants.
June 18th, 2013 at the Ace of Spades in Sacramento, CA
About Memphis May Fire
Memphis May Fire formed in Denton, Texas and signed with Rise Records. The band comprises lead guitarist Kellen McGregor, lead vocalist Matty Mullins, bassist Cory Elder, and drummer Jake Garland. They have released six studio albums and two EPs, including their fourth album, Unconditional. Additionally, Unconditional debuted at No. 4 on the US Billboard 200 and atop the Alternative Albums chart. The band was founded in 2006 after previously going by Oh Captain, My Captain.
In early 2020, Matty Mullins announced that he had started work on new Memphis May Fire music, as well as his solo material, and that it would mark a return to their heavier roots. On June 4, 2021, the band released a new single titled “Blood & Water” which confirmed their return to their earlier, heavier sound.
In 2022, the band released their seventh studio album Remade in Misery. After the album’s release, the band embarked on a tour for the album with From Ashes to New, Rain City Drive, and Wolves at the Gate. During the tour, Matty Mullins broke two ribs after a fall but chose to finish the tour.
Attila, an American metalcore band from Atlanta, formed in 2005 and released nine full-length albums. Chris Fronzak “Fronz,” Sean Heenan, Sam Halcomb, Matt Booth, and Kris Wilson formed the band, naming it after Attila the Hun. In 2013, their most successful album “About That Life,” produced by Joey Sturgis, debuted at number 22 on the Billboard 200 chart. Additionally, the band signed with Artery Recordings and later went with SharpTone Records in 2016. On March 18, 2021, Attila released “Clarity” as the lead single from their ninth studio album, “Closure,” which was released on July 23, 2021.
About I See Stars
I See Stars is an electronicore band that formed in Warren, Michigan in 2006. The band consisted of lead vocalist Devin Oliver, guitarist Brent Allen, keyboardist and vocalist Andrew Oliver, bassist Jeff Valentine, and drummer Zach Johnson.
I See Stars was known for their unique blend of post-hardcore, electronic music, and pop, creating a sound that was both heavy and danceable. They released several albums and EPs throughout their career, including their debut album “3-D” in 2009, which was a critical and commercial success.
Devin Oliver’s dynamic vocal range, Brent Allen’s intricate guitar work, and Andrew Oliver’s electronic and synth-driven soundscapes charecterized the band’s music. Furthermore, fans loved the band for their high-energy live performances. Additionally, their shows often featured a mix of heavy breakdowns, catchy choruses, and electronic beats.
Over the years, I See Stars evolved and experiment with different styles, incorporating elements of pop, rap, and metal into their music. In addition, their willingness to push the boundaries of their genre made them a fan favorite in the electronicore scene.
Merchants is a popular unsigned band from Sacramento, CA.