Papa Roach confirmed to play Download plus other European festivals this summer


downloadIt’s all going on for Papa Roach! The Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum rock band have just spent a 2nd week back in their rightful place at No.1 in Billboard’s Active rock radio charts in the USA. 13 years after ‘Last Resort’ hit the top spot, the band return with their 5th No 1 ‘Where Did The Angels Go’. New single ‘Leader of the Broken Hearts’ receives its video premiere on Vevo on April 18th. Meanwhile over on their Facebook page, the band recently celebrated reaching over 4 MILLION followers.

Papa Roach are heading back to Europe in support of their new album The Connection in June. In anticipation of the run, the band is offering a special tour edition of the album that features a bonus DVD of a live performance at Club Nokia in Los Angeles which will be available May 6th via Eleven Seven Music. The DVD features performances of new songs as well as the band’s biggest hits including “Still Swingin’,” “Give Me Back My Life,” “Before I Die,” “Last Resort,” and “Between Angels & Insects.”

The Connection was produced by rock veteran James Michael (Sixx:A.M., Halestorm) and John Feldmann (Panic at the Disco, The Used, Escape the Fate)

“…. It’s the sound of a band who know their craft inside out, but who aren’t afraid to grow and try something new.” KKKK Kerrang!

“huge hooks…massive chart bothering anthems……Papa Roach have defiantly proved their calibre once more.” Metal Hammer

“The result is an album as energetic and downright urgent as any Papa Roach have produced in the last 10 years” Rocksound

The Connection is just one of a long string of successful releases. Papa Roach has sold upwards of 10 million albums worldwide. The band boasts two Grammy nominations, an MTV VMA nomination, as well as eleven Top 10 rock hits, seven Top 10 alternative hits and can claim the Most Played Alternative Song of the Decade (BDS) with their breakthrough single “Last Resort.” Known for their electrifying and explosive live shows, Papa Roach are responsible for some of the most successful rock tours in recent years.

Papa Roach tour dates:
June 7th Rock Im Park Nurnburg, Germany
June 8th Rock Am Ring Nurburgring, Germany
June 10th Studio Krakow, Poland
June 11th Eskalup* Poznan, Poland
June 12th Haus Auensee Osnabrueck, Germany
June 14th Download Festival Donington, UK
June 16th Nova Rock Nickelsdorf, Austria
June 18th Les Docks* Lausanne, Switzerland
June 19th New Age* Treviso, Italy
June 20th Magazzini Generalli* Milan, Italy
June 22nd Hellfest Clisson, France
June 23rd den Atelier Luxembourg, Luxembourg
June 26th O13* Tilburg, Holland
June 27th Huxleys* Berlin, Germany
June 28th Graspop Festival Dessel, Belgium
June 30th Zelt Music festival Friburg, Germany
July 2nd Conrad Sohm* Dombirn, Austria
July 3rd Rock for People Festival Hradec, Kralove
July 5th Volt Festival Sopron, Hungary
July 7th Reload Festival Twistringen, Germany
July 9th Green Teatre Kiev, Ukraine
July 11th Zavod* Voronezh, Russia
July 13th Next Generation Open Air Nizhny-Novgorod, Russia