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MCBUSTED MOST EXCELLENT ADVENTURE TOUR

12 March McBusted Glasgow SSE Arena
13 March McBusted Glasgow SSE Arena
14 March Room 94 Dublin Academy2
15 March Room 94 Belfast Oh Yeah Centre
16 March McBusted Newcastle Metro Direct
18 March McBusted Leeds First Direct Arena
21 March McBusted Manchester Arena
22 March McBusted Manchester Arena
24 March McBusted Sheffield Motorpoint
28 March McBusted Birmingham Barclaycard
29 March McBusted Birmingham Barclaycard
31 March McBusted Liverpool Echo Arena

04 April cBusted London O2 Arena
05 April McBusted London O2 Arena
07 April McBusted Brighton Brighton Centre
09 April McBusted Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
10 April McBusted Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
13 April McBusted Bournemouth BIC
14 April McBusted Bournemouth BIC
18 April McBusted Nottingham Capital FM
19 April McBusted Nottingham Capital FM
21 April McBusted Dublin 3 Arena
22 April McBusted Belfast Odyssey Arena

SYMMETRY’S UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL TOUR

26 April Birmingham O2 Academy 3
27 April Manchester Academy 3
28 April Glasgow O2 ABC 2
29 April Newcastle O2 Academy 2
30 April Sheffield O2 Academy 4 May London Camden Barfly

JAMES ARTHER TOUR

19 May Newcastle O2 Academy
21 May Glasgow O2 ABC
22 May Birmingham Institute
23 May Manchester Ritz
25 May Oxford O2 Academy
26 May Liverpool O2 Academy
28 May London Indigo 2
29 May Norwich Uea
30 Bournemouth O2 Academy

1/1/15 –
Here’s a list of all the upcoming Symmetry shows this year with their friends ROOM94 on the Dirty Dancing Tour!
  • Feb 28 – Oxford O2 Academy 2
  • Mar 01 – Bristol Thekla
  • Mar 03 – Bournemouth Old Fire Station
  • Mar 04 – Nottingham Rescue Rooms
  • Mar 05 – Glasgow ABC2
  • Mar 06 – Newcastle Academy 2
  • Mar 07 – Sheffield Academy 2
  • Mar 09 – Liverpool Academy 2
  • Mar 10 – Manchester Academy 3
  • Mar 12 – Birmingham Academy 2
  • Mar 13 – Islington Academy London
  • Mar 14 – Dublin Academy2
  • Mar 15 – Belfast Oh Yeah Centre

For constant updates on the tour, check out the Symmetry Twitter www.twitter.com/symmetrytheband

12/2/14 –
Jared and his band Symmetry have started recording their new album “The Cure”, coming out in 2015!
11/24/14 –

Relentless….

It’s a word that best describes Jared Hara and the band Symmetry. An alternative pop rock band based out of LA. Formed in 2013 after years of other projects Jared is happy to say he is now with “The Dream Team”! Symmetry released an album in 2013, toured the West Coast of the USA twice in 2014 and toured the UK with Room94 in Winter 0f 2014. The band seeks to inspire with their emotionally charged sound. Symmetry is currently wrapping up 2014 with a new EP “The Cure” and will be heading back to the UK, Ireland and Poland in Winter of 2015 with a second tour with Room94 along with there own tour “The Cure Tour”.

To stay in touch with Symmetry, check out the website at www.symmetryband.com

10/9/14 –
Want to see something cool? Go watch Jared and Mike in their new acoustic cover of “Amnesia” by 5 Seconds of Summer!
2/14-3/14 –
Jared and Symmetry go on their first U.K. tour with ROOM94, and released their debut album Frozen in Time.
9/13/13 –
Jared and his band Symmetry meet with record label from the U.K. and the U.S. Deal is pending.
9/11/13 –
Jared begins producing the band Vengeance for Vincent in Silver Sound Studios.
8/30/13 –
Jared Hara posts on YouTube his cover of the shred song Bone Marrow by Protest the Hero.  This electrifying video was shot in Los Angeles and Las Vegas.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEE6V3l2EhI

6/2/13 –
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New Band of the Day: Symmetry

Posted on June 1, 2013 Louder The War by Jay RawleyWith a new single – Take the Reins – out and a full length album on the way, we present to you our New Band of the Day; Symmetry.It says in their bio that the band Symmetry creates music that defies easy classification. They describe their style as “”alternative progressive pop/rock”, and while that’s fair enough for a start, it really is only a part of what this band is about. Their influences range from Protest The Hero and Circa Survive to Paramore and 30 Seconds to Mars, but the resulting sound seems to me to be all their own.Symmetry came together in Los Angeles in 2012, and consists of Mike Campbell on vocals, Jared Hara, guitar, and Nate Anderson and Max D’Anda on bass and drums respectively, but the group is really the brainchild of blind guitarist Hara.They tell me that their sound “developed during late night jam sessions where the open flow of ideas between the four of them, as if through osmosis, created intelligent and balanced musical compositions.” It’s usually hard to know for sure, but their music just sounds to me like it’s “a little more analogue, and a little less digital” than most these days, if you know what I mean.I’m sure something like Pro Tools was probably used, but there really isn’t a plugin to replicate the sound of four guys playing in the same room together. Like I said, I’m not sure if they did it that way, but to me, it just sounds…real.

Check out the song Take The Reins, from their soon to be released full length album Frozen In Time for a taste of what this band is about. The album was recorded with producer James Paul Wisner at Silver Sound Studios in Woodland Hills, California, and from what I have heard, it just sounds big.

First and foremost they are a guitar band, and this song features some beautiful acoustic playing balanced by some crushing electric guitars. Mix in a stunningly powerful and emotive vocal from Campbell, with a tasteful and dynamic rhythm section, and the result is a genre-bending sound that is simultaneously fresh and powerful, and yet absolutely radio ready.

5/10/13 –

Jared’s Band  Symmetry’s song “Take the Reins” from there soon to be released album has landed a nomination in the Best Rock Song Category for the 2013 Hollywood Music in Media Awards. The HMMA’s and all the nominated stars will be celebrating in November in Hollywood, CA. For more information on this amazing event go to www.hmmawards.org.
Photo: My band Symmetry's song "Take the Reins" from our soon to be released album has landed a nomination in the Best Rock Song Category for the 2013 Hollywood Music in Media Awards. The HMMA’s and all the nominated stars will be celebrating in November in Hollywood, CA. For more information on this amazing event go to www.hmmawards.org.
4/20/13 – Jared is recording a song from one of his favorite bands Protest The Hero. A You Tube of him performing Bone Marrow will soon be available. It will be shredtastic! DSC_3128
4/10/13 – Symmetry lights up Molly Malones with their return show after recording their first full length album.
3/28/13 –  Jared begins working on his Instrument album.
3/1/13 – Jared and his band Sound Cannon changed their name to Symmetry before releasing their new album “Frozen In Time”.
2/13/13 – Jared Hara records an instrumental song for NASCAR.  Jared Hara of Sound Cannon was asked to write, produce and record an instrumental song that could possibly be used for a NASCAR advertising campaign.  
1/8/13

Jared Hara and his band Sound Cannon finish mastering their full length album “Frozen In Time” with the renowned Stephen Marcussen.

1/26/13 – Sound Cannon attends NAMM and is honored to meet with current sponsors and future endorsers. They were also moved when they saw Barry Kerch, drummer of Shinedown. Nine years ago Barry and Brent Smith, singer for Shinedown heard about Jared going Blind and arranged for him to play “Fly From The Inside” with them on stage. You have to love those guys!
1/11/13 – James Paul Wisner finished  recording Sound Cannon’s album “Frozen In Time” in Los Angeles. Heading back to Florida to mix the album.
1/4/13 – Sound Cannon still recording their debut full length album “Frozen In Time” with renowned producer James Paul Wisner.
1/2/13 – Sound Cannon shared the stage with Puddle of Mudd New Year’s Eve and set the stage for their 2013 ascent. A packed house at Whisky A Go Go brought in the New Year listening to new songs off Sound Cannon’s upcoming album ,  “Frozen In Time”.
12/12/12 – Sound Cannon To Play With Puddle Of Mudd New Year’s Eve! Jared Hara and his band Sound Cannon will share the stage this New Year’s Eve with Puddle Of Mudd at Whisky A Go Go.
12/04/12 – Jared Meets With Hollywood! – Jared Hara met with Hollywood Director Drew Rosenberg and Emmy Award Winning Producer David Rosemont who are working to bring Jared’s life story to TV.
12/03/12 – Sound Cannon Interviewed by  ShockBox TV Promoting  Holiday Music Festival & Toy Drive! Sound Cannon will be the special guest of ShockBox TV’s holiday show which will take place in Los Angeles at Busby’s.
11/29/12 – Sound Cannon’s Jared Hara Gets Congrats From Voyage Air Guitar!

Voyage-Air Guitar Jared Hara, blind since age 11, founded his band Sound Cannon. They were recently honored with an award at the HMMA (Hollywood Music and Media Awards) presentations. Jared is a Voyage-Air Guitar endorser, and there’s more about him here:http://dld.bz/bSyFa

11/28/12 – Sound Cannon’s Jared Hara Featured Endorser For Voyage Air Guitars! Check out here:

11/27/12 – Sound Cannon HMMA Red Carpet News Report Here! http://www.cncworld.tv/news/v_show/29351_Hollywood_music_in_media_awards.shtml

11/20/12 – Dean Markley Strings Salute Jared Hara for His Win At The 2012 HMMA Awards At The FondaTheater In Hollywood, CA!  http://www.facebook.com/Dean.Markley.Strings.Fan.Page

11/18/12-Sound Cannon Take In Red Carpet At 2012 HMMA’s!  TT Records artists Sound Cannon walked the red carpet at the 2012 HMMA Awards which took place on Thursday at The Fonda Theater in Hollywood.  The band gave interviews with both print and television journalists talking about their new album and 2013 Sound Cannon Concert Tour!  https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=4464651452677&set=a.4464648732609.2168503.1181480206&type=3&theater

11/17/12-Jared Hara Along With Guitar Great Richie Kotzen To Perform on New Soundtrack!  Jared and Richie have been asked by film director Steven Lyon to contribute to his new film which will be released in Europe in 2013 with a U.S. release to follow. 

11/16/12-Jared Hara Rocks The Red Carpet At 2012 HMMA’s!  Sound Cannon’s Jared Hara speaks to reporters in this video clip which took place on Thursday night at The Fonda Theater in Hollywood, Ca. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1YZ_To4mRk&feature=plcp

11/15/12-SOUND CANNON TAKES BEST ROCK SONG OF THE YEAR AWARD AT 2012 HMMA’S!  Tonight at The Fonda Theater in Hollywood Ca. TT Records recording artist Sound Cannon not only performed their hit song “When Will It End” but also came away with the coveted HMMA Award for the years best rock song for “When Will It End”.  Check out one of the many news outlets who covered the bands win here! http://shockboxtv.wordpress.com/2012/11/16/jt-pov-1116-amazing-night-for-sound-cannon-at-hollywood-music-media-awards/

11/13/12 – Sound Cannon To Perform At ShockBox TV Holiday Music Festival & Toy Drive! Sound Cannon will be the special guest of ShockBox TV’s holiday show which will take place in Los Angeles at Bugby’s. Check out more info on this very cool event here! https://www.facebook.com/events/367947263291448/?fref=ts

11/12/12 – Sound Cannon To record Debut Album! TT Records is proud to announce that sound Cannon will be entering Silver Sound Studios in Woodland Hills next month with Producer James Paul Wisner (New Found Glory, Dashboard Confessional, Paramore). More news on release date to come.

11/10/12  – Sound Cannon Shoot New Music Video ! TT Records recording Artist Sound Cannon on Friday filmed their debut music video to their hit song “When Will It End” off their e.p. Zelodius. Look for video debut soon!

11/9/12 – Sound Cannon New Interview on Shockbox TV TT Records recording artist Sound Cannon were recently interviewed by ShockBox TV’s Matt Prater for “OnTha Beat!” Check out here! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Pdln-lefZA&feature=plcp

11/8/12 – Sound Cannon Releases New Lyric Video! In anticipation of Sound Cannon filming their very first music video tomorrow the band has released a lyric video to their song “Speakers Of The Radio” from their hit E.P. Zelodius. Check out  here! http://youtu.be/ZqgU9A2l1bg

9/28/12 – Sound Cannon To Perform at 2012 HMMA At Fonda Theater In Hollywood! TT Records recording artists Sound Cannon will be performing their nominated song “When Will It End” from their just released E.P. Zelodius on November 15th at the Fonda Theater in Hollywood, CA. This amazing event will be broadcast to over 100 million in the US on every major digital provider. Before their performance Sound Cannon will be walking the Red Carpet giving interviews to 35 plus major TV, news & publications world wide. To learn more about this event go to http://www.hmmawards.org/

9/25/12 – Sound Cannon Gets Rave Review For Roxy Show! On Saturday night September 15th Sound Cannon were honored to share the stage with 8MM, Abondoned Pools, and 2ndwheel at The Roxy in West Hollywood, CA. Check out a review of this amazing night of music here

9/24/12 – Sound Cannon Gears Up For College Radio Promo! Next Monday October 1st Sound Cannon hits college radio stations all across the U.S. in addition to Canada, Australia and New Zealand. To celebrate Sound Cannon will be performing that same night in Los Angeles at The Viper Room where they will be playing songs off their new E.P. Zelodius. The band hits the stage at 8:30 pm!

9/17/12 – Sound Cannon Lands Nomination! Sound Cannon’s “When Will It End” has landed a nomination in the Best Rock Song Category for the 2012 Hollywood Music Awards. The HMMA’s and all the nominated stars will be celebrating on November 15th in Hollywood, CA. For more information on this amazing event go to .

9/12/12 – Jared Hara At Capitol Records Tower! Yesterday Jared met with legendary producer/engineer Niko Bolas Pictured in Capitol’s Studio A from left to right is engineer David Godber, Niko Bolas and Jared Hara.

8/27/12 – Sound Cannon To Rock The Roxy September 15th! Sound Cannon were chosen to open for Abandoned Pools and 8mm during their LA tour stop at The Roxy on Saturday September 15th (time tbd). This promises to be an amazing show!

8/27/12 – Jared Hara Contributes To New Book! Sound Cannon’s Jared Hara wrote a personal essay outlining his unusual life path for the soon to be released book “Born With A Bomb”.

Cover of Born With A Bomb

8/13/12 – Jared Hara and Sound Cannon Continue Regional Concert Tour! Following up on their recent concert dates at the House of Blues, The Roxy, The Joint and Paladino’s, Sound Cannon continue with a show this Wednesday August 15th at 9pm at Molly Malone’s and August 25th at 8:30pm at Busby’s East in preparation for their U.S. Concert Tour in 2013.

6/25/12 – Sound Cannon To Perform at House of Blues in Hollywood! Sound Cannon has just announced that on July 13th at 8pm sharp they will be taking the main stage performing songs from their forthcoming new release Zelodius.

6/4/12 – Sound Cannon to Perform on June 22nd at The Roxy In Hollywood! Join Sound Cannon on Friday June 22nd at 8:30pm at the world famous Roxy as the guys preview songs from their forthcoming E.P.

5/30/12 – Sound Cannon Announce Two New Members! Jared is proud to announce that bassist Nate Anderson and drummer Max D’Anda have joined Sound Cannon.

5/28/12 – Hughes & Kettner Make Special Visit To Silver Sound Studios! Last week Yorkville Sound’s (parent company of Hughes & Kettner) west coast district sales manager Ruben Lugo personally delivered Jared Hara’s new Hughes & Kettner Coreblade amp and speaker cab. Jared will be using the coreblade during upcoming recording sessions for Sound Cannon ‘s new E.P.

5/22/12 – Jared Hara Signs New Endorsement Deal with Cort Guitars & Basses! To find out more about Cort visit www.cortguitars.com

5/02/12 – Jared Hara joins fellow guitarist Alex Lifeson from Rush and Tommy Thayer from KISS among many other amazing guitarists as exclusive endorsers of Hughes & Kettner Amps.

4/25/12 – Jared Hara and Michael Campbell were recently interviewed after a Sound Cannon acoustic performance at The Renaissance Hotel in Hollywood CA

4/23/12 – Sound Cannon Return Engagement At Universal Bar & Grill! On Saturday night Jared Hara and Mike Campbell of Sound Cannon performed an acoustic set previewing songs from their forthcoming new release.

4/19/2012 – Jared Hara & Sara Skinner Performed at ASCAP Expo! Last night Jared  performed along with recording artist Sara Skinner for an entertainment industry crowd at the 2012 ASCAP Expo which is being held at The Renaissance Hotel in Hollywood.

4/10/12 – Jared Hara to perform at the ASCAP convention! Jared along with Sara Skinner www.saraskinner.com  will hit the stage Wednesday April 18th @ 11pm for an acoustic set. The performance will take place at the Renaissance Hotel in Hollywood.

3/27/12 –  Jared Hara Inks Deal For Movie!  Yesterday Jared signed a contract with a major Hollywood director and producer to turn his amazing life thus far into a feature film.  The movie is based on Jared’s award winning documentary Blindsided which screened at several film festivals and aired on HBO.

2/29/11-Jared And RADD Team Up At The Standard!  Yesterday Jared was the featured speaker at RADD’s conference at The Standard Hotel in Los Angeles.  To learn more about RADD go to www.radd.org

2/22/12-Jared Hara Tapped To Appear For Speaking Engagement!  On Tuesday February 28th Jared will be speaking in front of local and state officials on behalf of RADD for the RADD California Coalition Quarterly Conference.

2/9/12-Jared Hara To Perform Friday Night!  Appearing at the Universal Bar and Grill on February 10th at 8pm along with Jared will be Sound Cannon’s lead vocalist Mike Campbell performing an acoustic set of Sound Cannon songs. 

2/1/12-Jared Hara in February issue of Music Connection Magazine!

1/25/12-Jared Hara & Sound Cannon Return To The Mint!  Tonight make sure to catch Jared and the band as they hit the stage at 9:30pm.

1/24/12-Jared Hara To Perform At School Today!  As a special guest of Our Lady of Grace School in Encino, Ca.  Jared along with vocalist Mike Campbell will be making a very special appearance today for the students of this school.  Along with his performance Jared will be doing a Q&A with the students in attendance.

1/24/12-Jared Hara Appears At Press Conference During NAMM!  On Saturday Jared was the special guest of Voyage Air Guitars at the company’s press conference.  Jared wowed the press and fans alike with his performance.

1/19/12-Jared Hara To Perform At The 2012 NAMM Show!  Today is the first of four scheduled performances over the next three days at The NAMM Show.

1/12/12-Jared Hara Signs Gatlin Beach!  Today Jared Hara signed the hip hop artist Gatlin Beach to a exclusive recording contract.  Jared will be entering the studio with Gatlin Beach soon to produce Gatlin Beach’s debut album.

1/10/12-Jared Hara To Make Special Appearance Today!  Jared Hara along with Sound Cannon vocalist Mike Campbell will be performing a very special show at The Braille Institute located in downtown Los Angeles.  Along with an acoustic performance Jared will be giving a motivational speech to the audience.

1/5/12-Sound Cannon To Perform At The World Famous Roxy In Hollywood Tonight!  Come see Jared and the band perform songs from their forthcoming album on stage at The Roxy.

12/20/11-Jared Hara’s Band Sound Cannon Performs In Los Angeles Tonight!  Come check out Sound Cannon performing tonight at 9pm at The Mint.

11/15/11-Jared Hara’s Silver Sound Studios Opens Today!  Silver Sound Studios, a state of the art recording studio located in the Woodland Hills area of Los Angeles is now accepting bookings.

10/22/11-Jared Hara & Sound Cannon To Headline Rock’n Road OC Today!  As a special guest of RADD, Sound Cannon will be performing for this yearly event.  Also Jared has been tapped to be a guest judge for the Battle of the Bands that will be taking place at this event.

10/3/11-Jared Hara Named New Spokesperson For RADD!  RADD-the entertainment industry’s liason to road safety has named Jared Hara as their news spokesperson joining fellow spokespeople Justin Timberlake, Aerosmith, and Paul McCartney.  Jared will be making personal appearances on behalf of RADD throughout 2012.  For more information on RADD go to www.radd.org.

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