Atlantic recording group In This Moment has made a stunning top 10 chart debut with their long awaited new album, "BLACK WIDOW." The Los Angeles-based hard rock band's fifth full-length release arrived at #8 on this week's SoundScan/Billboard 200, while also enteringBillboard's "Hard Rock Albums" tally at #3 – both marking In This Moment's highest chart placement to date.
"BLACK WIDOW" is highlighted by the potent first single, "Sick Like Me," currently approaching the top 10 at Active Rock radio outlets nationwide. The track's companion video – directed by Robert John Kley and In This Moment's own Maria Brink – can be viewed here. Additionally, In This Moment will release the official video for "Big Bad Wolf," premiering this "Black Widow Friday," Nov. 28th at 11am EST on the band's official YouTube channel,www.youtube.com/inthismomenttv.
Produced by longtime collaborator – and multiple GRAMMY® Award nominee – Kevin Churko (Five Finger Death Punch, Ozzy Osbourne), "BLACK WIDOW" is available in an array of distinctive configurations, including a very special vinyl piece exclusively available at Atlantic's webstore,http://store.atlanticrecords.com.
Known worldwide for their dramatic live performances,In This Moment is celebrating "BLACK WIDOW" with an epic US headline tour. "'The Noise' Presents In This Moment's 'BLACK WIDOW' Tour" – featuring support from 3 Pill Morning, Twelve Foot Ninja, and Starset – travels through mid-December. For complete details and ticket information, please visitinthismomentofficial.com/tour.
The trek has been met with ecstatic praise in a range of national outlets. "One of the most unique, diverse and theatrical live acts you could witness in heavy music today," raved Loudwire about In This Moment's recent performance at New York's Webster Hall (livestreamed exclusively by SiriusXM Octane). "Not only are they a powerhouse sonically but visually they are beyond captivating. With a bigger label backing them for 'BLACK WIDOW,' the production, sound and overall professional level of their concert experience has been elevated."
Tonight will see Yahoo! Music presenting In This Moment live from The Fillmore Detroit, set to get underway at 8pm EST – for more, please see screen.yahoo.com/live/event/in-this-moment. Sirius XM will also broadcast the band's December 16th date live from The Fillmore in San Francisco, kicking off at 9:50pm PST, exclusively via Sirius Octane.
In This Moment is Maria Brink – Vocals * Chris Howorth – Guitar * Travis Johnson – Bass * Randy Weitzel – Guitar * Tom Hane – Drums.
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