LIVE PHOTOS: Killswitch Engage, Anthrax, The Devil Wears Prada, Jasta
Review by Greg Maki
One of the most anticipated metal tours of the spring–dubbed the “Killthrax” tour–brought together bands–and fans–of different eras. On one hand, there was Anthrax, one of the “big four” of thrash and possessing a history of more than 35 years. On the other, there was Killswitch Engage, one of the pioneers and leaders of metalcore, but also with a lengthening history of its own–its seminal, subgenre-defining album, Alive or Just Breathing, turns 15 this year. It’s all metal in the end, though, and ultimately the bill, which also featured The Devil Wears Prada and Jasta, was a testament to how this powerful, empowering, often misunderstood style of music has shifted and endured through the years. Read the rest of this entry »
Tags: Concert photography, Falls Church Virginia, Instrumental, John 5, John 5 and, Live photos, Rob Zombie, Season of the Witch, State Theatre
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Tags: Baltimore, Citizen Zero, Concert photography, John Dudley, Josh LeMay, Live photos, Lure and Persuade, Rams Head Live, Sam Collins, Sammy Boller, State of Mind
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Tags: Columbus Ohio, Danny Wimmer Presents, Festivals, Mapfre Stadium, Rock on the Range, World's Loudest Month
The lineup of festival experiences, as well as Eat Local! and national food court offerings have been announced for the 11th annual Rock on tThe Range, America’s premier rock festival, May 19, 20 and 21 at Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, Ohio.
The unprecedented Rock on the Range music lineup includes rock legends Metallica, Soundgarden and Korn each headlining one night, along with performances from The Offspring, Volbeat, Primus, Bush, Live, Chevelle, Papa Roach, Seether, Coheed and Cambria, Alter Bridge, The Pretty Reckless, Taking Back Sunday, Of Mice & Men and many more. The ROTR Rolling Rock Comedy Tent will feature sets from nationally known comedians such as Jim Breuer, Nikki Glaser, Tony Hinchcliffe and more, plus Columbus’ top comedy talent. Read the rest of this entry »
Tags: Carolina Rebellion, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord North Carolina, Danny Wimmer Presents, Festivals, Rock City Campgrounds, World's Loudest Month
The lineup of festival experiences, as well as details for the Pig Out Village, featuring some of the best food the Carolinas have to offer, have been announced for the seventh annual Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion, May 5, 6 and 7, at Rock City Campgrounds at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina.
The festival will feature three days of today’s best rock–along with legendary classic artists–playing on four stages, a world-class BBQ village and topnotch camping facilities. Soundgarden (Friday), Def Leppard (Saturday) and Avenged Sevenfold (Sunday) will headline a bill that also includes A Perfect Circle, Korn, The Offspring, The Cult, Volbeat, Mastodon, Papa Roach, Three Days Grace, Seether, Chevelle, Alter Bridge, Tesla, Pierce the Veil, The Pretty Reckless, Eagles of Death Metal, Highly Suspect and the recently added Of Mice & Men. Read the rest of this entry »
Tags: David Gunn, Gost, King 810, La Petite Mort or a Conversation with God, Limited engagement live events, Roadrunner Records, Tour Dates
Flint, Michigan’s KING 810 hase announced details of a new series of limited engagement live events for their album, La Petite Mort or a Conversation with God, which will see the band offering a boundary-pushing live experience in intimate settings. The tour is slated to kick off June 9 at Columbus, Ohiuo’s Park Street and will see KING 810 joined by special guest Gost on select dates.
Fans are in store for a unique performance each night, with KING 810 engaging audiences in its intensely personal and often contentious world. Each evening, the band will be joined by a special guest performer, with each venue evoking the dark themes of La Petite Mort or a Conversation with God. Tickets for all dates will go on sale at 10 a.m. local time Friday, April 14. For more information visit, www.KING810.com. Read the rest of this entry »
Tags: Brian Tichy, David Lowy, Doug Aldrich, John Corabi, Live & Louder World Tour, Live and Louder, Marco Mendoza, The Dead Daisies, The Dirty Dozen Tour, The Dives, Tour Dates
The Dead Daisies have announced 12 North American shows in August as part of their Live & Louder World Tour, in support of their upcoming live album, Live and Louder, scheduled for a May 19 release on Spitfire Music/SPV/eOne. Heralded “The Dirty Dozen Tour,” the trek is set to kick off Aug. 10 in Chicago, Illinois, and will wrap Aug. 27 Las Vegas, Nevada.
“The Dirty Dozen Tour” is inspired by the classic 1960s movie of the same name. It will be the band’s first North American headline tour.
“We’re all very excited for our very first North American headline run,” said vocalist John Corabi. “We’re kicking it all off on Aug. 10 in Chicago and ending it in ‘Sin City’ Las Vegas! You guys have been amazing with all of your support and requests for shows here, so we’re giving it to you ‘LIVE AND LOUDER’ and ‘down and dirty’ on ‘The Dirty Dozen Tour 2017!'” See ya on the road kids!” Read the rest of this entry »