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Lionize added to Vans Warped Tour 2011

Lionize Added To Vans Warped Tour 2011; Check Out Band’s Video Greeting on; New Album ‘Destruction Manual’ Out Feb 8 on Hardline Entertainment; On Tour with Streetlight Manifesto Starting Feb 10

Reggae Rockers LIONIZE Winners of High Times’ ‘Doobie Award’ for Best Reggae/Soul Record of 2010 Added To Lineup For Vans Warped Tour 2011; New Album Out Feb 8 On Hardline Entertainment Destruction Manual Produced by J. Robbins (Jawbox) & Features Guest Appearances By David Hinds & Selwyn Brown Of Steel Pulse & Tim Sult of Clutch; Band On Tour Now With Authority Zero and Flatfoot 56 Dates With Streetlight Manifesto Begin in February 10

Maryland-based reggae/rock band LIONIZE, winners of the 2010 High Times Magazine ‘Doobie Award’ for Best Reggae/Soul Record for ‘SPACE POPE AND THE GLASS MACHINE (for which they beat out such nominees as Matisyahu, Easystar Allstars and Tarrus Riley) have been added to the lineup for the 2011 Vans Warped Tour where they are set to perform on the Alternative Press/Advent Stage. Head over to the Warped Tour website to check out an exclusive message from the band:
Lionize has been busy touring and gearing up for the Feb 8th release of their new album ‘DESTRUCTION MANUAL’ on Southern California based indie label, Hardline Entertainment. Gaining fans across the world, LIONIZE takes pride in their original sound, DIY work ethic and fiery live shows. ‘DESTRUCTION MANUAL’, (produced by J. Robbins of Jawbox) finds the band continuing its exploration of the stoner-rock, funk and reggae landscapes. This twelve-song LP calls to mind classic reggae and rock albums with a decidedly modern spin. The band’s foundation on drums and bass are LaMel Randolgh and Henry Upton who hint at a rock-and-roll version of Sly and Robbie joined with the classic scorching Hammond organ and key sounds from Chris Brooks and the commanding guitar and vocal work of Nathan Bergman. Reggae heavyweights David Hinds and Selwyn Brown of Steel Pulse lend their vocal talents on the track ‘Killers and Crooks’ as well as stalwart guitar work from Tim Sult of Clutch who also lends his talents throughout this record. Lionize continues to tour over 200 dates a year, having been tapped to open up for bands such as Clutch, Galactic, Steel Pulse and Bad Brains. LIONIZE also pulled double duty backing and supporting Lee “Scratch” Perry, garnering a slew of positive reviews. Between recording in Kingston, Jamaica with Sidney Mills (Steel Pulse), collaborating on and off stage with artists such as Ozomatli and Chali 2na, and supporting heavy metal favorites Kylesa and cKy, the band begins 2011 on quite an auspicious note. With ‘DESTRUCTION MANUAL’ set to be released on Feb 8, Lionize is wrapping up a winter tour with Authority Zero tomorrow night in San Diego and will be launching a tour with Streetlight Manifesto on Feb. 10. The band’s run on the entire Vans Warped Tour will kick off June 24th in Dallas (see dates below.) LIONIZE also contribute one track off of ‘Destruction Manual’ to Hardline Entertainment’s latest label sampler which is available as a free download at

Jan 27, 2011 The Rock Tucson, AZ Supporting Authority Zero
Jan 28, 2011 The Sound Wave San Diego, CA Supporting Authority Zero
Jan 29, 2011 Waterman’s Hermosa Beach CA
Feb 10, 2011 Northern Lights Clifton Park, NY Supporting Streetlight Manifesto
Feb 11, 2011 Pearl Street Northampton, MA Supporting Streetlight Manifesto
Feb 12, 2011 Water Street Music Hall Rochester, NY Supporting Streetlight Manifesto
Feb 13, 2011 Peabody’s Down Under Cleveland, OH Supporting Streetlight Manifesto
Feb 14, 2011 The Intersection Grand Rapids, MI Supporting Streetlight Manifesto
Feb 15, 2011 Durty Nellie’s Palatine, IL Supporting Streetlight Manifesto
Feb 16, 2011 Pop’s Nightclub Sauget, IL Supporting Streetlight Manifesto
Feb 17, 2011 Turner Hall Milwaukee, WI Supporting Streetlight Manifesto
Feb 18, 2011 Triple Rock Social Club Minneapolis, MN Supporting Streetlight Manifesto
Feb 19, 2011 WECC Winnipeg, MB Supporting Streetlight Manifesto
Feb 21, 2011 The Starlite Room Edmonton, AB Supporting Streetlight Manifesto
Feb 22, 2011 Republik Calgary, AB Supporting Streetlight Manifesto
Feb 25, 2011 The Catalyst Santa Cruz, CA Supporting Streetlight Manifesto
Feb 26, 2011 Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas, NV Supporting Streetlight Manifesto
Feb 27, 2011 The Glasshouse Pomona, CA Supporting Streetlight Manifesto

Vans Warped Tour:

* Jun 24, Superpages Center Dallas TX
* Jun 25, Houston Race Park Houston TX
* Jun 26, AT&T Center San Antonio TX
* Jun 29, NMSU FieldLas Cruces NM
* Jun 30, TBA Las Vegas NV
* Jul 01, Pomona Fairplex Pomona CA
* Jul 02, Shoreline Amphi Mountain View CA
* Jul 03, Country Fairground Ventura CA
* Jul 06, Sandstone Amphi Bonner Springs KS
* Jul 07, Verizon Wireless Noblesville IN
* Jul 08, Comerica Park Detroit MI
* Jul 09, Midwest Bank Ampi Tinley Park IL
* Jul 10, Canterbury Park Shakopee MN
* Jul 12, Darien Lakes Fields Darien Center NY
* Jul 13, Comcast Center Mansfield MA
* Jul 14, Toyota Pavilion Scranton PA
* Jul 15, Arrow Hall Mississauga ON
* Jul 16, Parc Jean-Drapeau Montreal QC
* Jul 17, Comcast Theatre Hartford CT
* Jul 19, Marcus Amphitheatre Milwaukee WI
* Jul 20, TBA Cleveland OH
* Jul 21, Susquehanna Bank Center Camden NJ
* Jul 22, Niagara Pavilion Burgettstown PA
* Jul 23, Memorial Coliseum Uniondale NY
* Jul 24, Monmouth Park Oceanport NJ
* Jul 26, Merriweather Columbia MD
* Jul 27, Verizon Wireless Virginia Beach VA
* Jul 28, Verizon Wireless Charlotte NC
* Jul 29, Florida Fairgrounds Orlando FL
* Jul 30, Cruzan Ampi West Palm Beach FL
* Jul 31, Vinoy Park St.Petersburg FL
* Aug 01, Aaron’s Amphitheater Atlanta GA
* Aug 02, Riverbend Music Center Cincinnati OH
* Aug 03, Verizon Wireless St. Louis MO
* Aug 05, Invesco Field at Mile High Denver CO
* Aug 06, Utah Fairpark Salt Lake City UT
* Aug 07, Desert Sky Pavilion Phoenix AZ
* Aug 09, Cricket Amphitheatre San Diego CA
* Aug 10, TBA Los Angeles CA
* Aug 11, Sleep Train Amphitheater Marysville CA
* Aug 12, Idaho Center Amphitheatre Nampa ID
* Aug 13, The Gorge Amphitheatre George WA
* Aug 14, Washington Fairgrounds Hillsboro OR

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