MISS MAY IÂ recently finished up their â€œUp Close and Personalâ€ spring tour cycle with a blistering performance at Rock On The Range. Today, Alternative Press brings you an exclusive tour update video featuring backstage performance footage, behind-the-scenes interview clips, and more. Check out this special look at the bandâ€™s spring touring season here, and stay tuned for more exclusives leading up to the bandâ€™s highly-anticipated stint on this yearâ€™s Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival!
â€œThe Up Close and Personal Tour was a great opportunity for us to meet all of our fans and really connect with the crowd,â€ states vocalist Levi Benton. â€œOn top of that we got to play our biggest show yet in our hometown state Ohio at Rock On The Range in front of thousands. Right now we are getting our summer shirts on and cutting off the sleeves for a hot and sweaty Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival!â€
MISS MAY Iâ€™s new album, Rise Of The Lion, is out now via Rise Records! Get your copy via iTunes here. Rise Of The LionÂ isÂ MISS MAYÂ Iâ€™s fourth album and the first to be produced by the legendary Terry Date (Pantera,Â Deftones,Â White Zombie,Â Bring Me The Horizon). Rise Of The Lion is inspired by the countless fan letters the band has received over the years.
This summer, MISS MAY IÂ will perform on the COLDCOCK American Herbal Flavored Whiskey Second Stage at the 2014Â Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival!Â MISS MAY IÂ will be joining the likes ofÂ multi-platinum headlinersÂ Avenged Sevenfold, as well asÂ Korn,Â Asking Alexandria,Â Trivium, Cannibal Corpse, Suicide Silence,Â Mushroomhead, Texas Hippie Coalition,Â King 810, Body Count featuring Ice-T, Upon A Burning Body, Veil of Maya, Darkest Hour, Emmure, Ill Nino, Wretched, Islander, andÂ Erimha. For more details visitÂ www.rockstarmayhemfest.comÂ and see below for a full listing of dates thatÂ MISS MAY IÂ will be performing on.
MISS MAY I 2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Performance Dates:
7/5 – CA – San Bernardino – San Manuel Amphitheatre
7/6 – CA – Mountain View (San Francisco) – Shoreline Amphitheatre
7/8 – WA – Auburn (Seattle) – White River Amphitheatre
7/9 – ID – Boise – Idaho Center Amphitheatre
7/11 – AZ – Phoenix – Ak-Chin Pavilion
7/12 – NM – Albuquerque – Isleta Amphitheatre
7/13 – CO – Denver – Fillmore Auditorium (A Taste Of Mayhem)
7/16 – MO – St. Louis – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
7/17 – MI – Detroit â€“ DTE Energy Music Theater
7/18 – WI – Milwaukee – Eagles Ballroom
7/19 – IN – Indianapolis – Kilpsch Music Center
7/20 – IL – Chicago – First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
7/22 – MA – Mansfield (Boston) – Xfinity Center
7/23 – NY – Saratoga – Saratoga Performing Arts Center
7/25 – ON – Toronto (Canada) – Molson Amphitheatre
7/26 – PA – Burgettstown (Pittsburgh) – First Niagara Pavilion
7/27 – CT – Hartford – Xfinity Theatre
7/29 – NY – Darien Center – Darien Lake
8/1 – NJ – Camden (Philadelphia, PA) – Susquehanna Bank Center
8/2 – PA – Scranton -The Pavilion At Montage Mountain
8/3 – VA â€“ Bristow (Washington, DC) – Jiffy Lube Live
8/5 – GA – Atlanta – Lakewood Amphitheatre
8/6 – TN – Memphis – Memphis International Raceway
8/7 – OK – Oklahoma City â€“ OKC Air Park
8/9 – TX – Dallas – Gexa Energy Pavilion
8/10 – TX – The Woodlands (Houston) – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
*Lineups in each city may vary.Â Go to www.rockstarmayhemfest.com for full lineup details.
After the resounding underground success of their debut full-length releaseÂ Monument,Â MISS MAY IÂ took a step beyond the metalcore world they had grown up in with the release of their albumÂ At HeartÂ in 2012. The record, produced by renowned record producer Machine (Lamb Of God), proved to be one of the strongest and most surprising metal records of the last few years, spawning huge singles in the songs â€˜Hey Misterâ€™ and â€˜Day By Dayâ€™. Entering the Billboard Top 200 charts in its first week at #32,Â At HeartÂ saw the band embrace a more mainstream metal approach to their music. During their 2012 Vans Warped Tour main stage onslaught, theÂ At HeartÂ campaign made massive leaps, seeingÂ MISS MAY IÂ nominated for â€˜Best New Talentâ€™ award at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards, as well as headlining the Alternative Press 2012 Tour, and picking up support at Active Rock Radio for the first time. On the live side, the band was hand-picked for tours with the likes ofÂ Five Finger Death Punch,Â Killswitch EngageÂ andÂ Bullet For My Valentine.