Posts Tagged ‘Festivals’

Ted Lundström of Amon Amarth

After touring the world this past year in support of their new album, Jomsviking (Live Metal #8 Album of 2016), Amon Amarth will head back out on the road this spring for a USA tour with Goatwhore! Starting April 30th, the trek also features select appearances by Amon Amarth at some of the nation’s premier music festivals: “Welcome to Rockville”, “Carolina Rebellion”, “Dark Lord Day”, “Northern Invasion”, and “Rock on the Range”. (more…)

The second annual Chicago Open Air festival will bring together an all-star lineup of rock’s top artists on Friday, July 14, Saturday, July 15, and Sunday, July 16, at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Illinois, just outside Chicago. The three-day music, craft beer and Gourmet Man Food festival will feature more than 40 performances, including Ozzy Osbourne, KISS, and Korn, along with Rob Zombie, Slayer, Godsmack, Stone Sour, Megadeth, Lamb Of God, Seether, Meshuggah, Anthrax, Clutch, Body Count and many more.

Tickets for go on sale at noon CST Friday, Jan. 20, at www.ChicagoOpenAir.com. (more…)

The music lineup has been announced for the 11th year of Rocklahoma, presented by Bud Light, May 26, 27 and 28, 2017 at “Catch the Fever” Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma, just outside Tulsa. Soundgarden, Def Leppard and The Offspring lead the lineup, which features the best current rock artists and classic bands. The three-day camping festival will feature music on three stages, as well as a campground stage to keep the music going all night long. In 2016, Rocklahoma had its biggest year ever, with more than 70,000 fans attending the festival’s 10th year. (more…)

Tickets for the 11th annual Rock on the Range have sold out in record time, just over one month after going on sale. This marks the fifth consecutive advance sell-out for Rock on the Range, which will be held May 19, 20 and 21 at Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, Ohio.

Metallica, Soundgarden and Korn each will headline one night of the festival.

In addition, Live, featuring the group’s original lineup of Ed Kowalczyk (vocals, guitar), Chad Taylor (guitar, backing vocals), Patrick Dahlheimer (bass) and Chad Gracey (drums, percussion), has just been added to the festival lineup, along with Of Mice & Men. (more…)

Following last week’s release of the 2017 Rock on the Range lineup, the lineups for three more festivals in next spring’s World’s Loudest Month festival series–Carolina Rebellion, Welcome to Rockville and Fort Rock–have been announced. Headliners include Soundgarden, Def Leppard and Avenged Sevenfold. Full lineups and details are below.

CAROLINA REBELLION (more…)

Rock on the Range has been promising its “biggest lineup ever,” and this morning’s announcement seems to live up to that.

Metallica, Soundgarden and Korn each will headline one night of the three-day festival, which is set for May 19, 20 and 21 at Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Overall, Rock on the Range will feature more than 50 bands on three stages, plus comedians in the ROTR Rolling Rock Comedy Tent, the Music Experience, art installations and other activities.

Presale and layaway tickets, as well as limited numbers of new Weekend Field VIP tickets and Premier (hotel and camping) Packages, are on sale now at www.RockOnTheRange.com.

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Ozzfest 2006. Photos by Greg Maki. (more…)

2017 event dates and ticket on-sale information for the World’s Loudest Month festival series have been announced. The World’s Loudest Month, created by AEG Live and Danny Wimmer Presents, continues to break records with its U.S. festival series, which in 2017 will feature the biggest names in rock music performing in eight U.S. concert atmospheres during six consecutive weekends in April, May and June.

In 2016, overall attendance surpassed 470,000 for the WLM festivals held during five consecutive weekends.

The 2017 World’s Loudest Month festival dates, locations and details are as follows: (more…)

Photo by Cameron Nunez

Photo by Cameron Nunez

The second annual Monster Energy Rock Allegiance built on its record-setting first year success, as the Northeast’s biggest rock experience became a full weekend affair Saturday, Sept. 17, and Sunday, Sept. 18, at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, Pennsylvania, just outside Philadelphia. Headlining sets from Avenged Sevenfold and Alice In Chains—joined onstage at one point by The Cult’s Billy Duffy—were only the capstone to a weekend that included performances from Slayer, The Offspring, Breaking Benjamin, Volbeat and Ghost. With Philly-centric Gourmet Man Food, regional and national craft beer, band meet-and-greets, autograph signings and more, fans from around the country were immersed in rock ‘n’ roll culture.  (more…)

 

louder-than-life-logoBand performance times and the official festival Pre-Party have been announced for the third annual LOUDER THAN LIFE, October 1 & 2, 2016 at Champions Park near downtown Louisville. The annual destination festival celebrates the region’s culture and cuisine, and features award-winning bourbons and spirits, Gourmet Man Food, craft beer and some of the biggest names in rock music.

LOUDER THAN LIFE 2016 features Slipknot and Avenged Sevenfold–headlining together for the first time ever–topping a mindblowing music lineup of over 35 bands onthree stages, with performances from Disturbed, Korn, Slayer, The Cult, Ghost, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Cheap Trick, Pierce The Veil and many more.

LOUDER THAN LIFE attendees will have the chance to meet some of their favorite musicians during signings hosted by The Music Experience, FYE and Monster Energy. Check www.LouderThanLifeFestival.com for signing times.

The weekend gets underway on Friday, September 30 with the official LOUDER THAN LIFE Pre-Party at the Fourth Street Live! entertainment complex with LOUDER THAN LIFE band Them Evils, along with some of the best local rock bands from the Louisville area. The Pre-Party is FREE and is open to the public. Look for more details to be announced soon at www.LouderThanLifeFestival.com.

In addition, Fourth Street Live! will host official LOUDER THAN LIFE after parties on Saturday, October 1 and Sunday, October 2, with nightly specials at Fourth Street Live!’s bars and restaurants throughout the weekend.

LOUDER THAN LIFE general admission and VIP tickets, as well as hotel and camping packages, are on sale now at www.LouderThanLifeFestival.com. View the full lineup and performance times inside! (more…)

Corrosion of Conformity

Corrosion of Conformity

Check out pro-shot footage of Corrosion of Conformity’s full set from the 2016 Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 11-14 at Catton Hall, Walton-On-Trent, West Midlands, United Kingdom. Watch the live set inside! (more…)

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Original Misfits members Jerry Only, Glenn Danzig, and Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein reunited for the first time since 1983 over the weekend at Denver’s Riot Fest. Billed as “The Original Misfits,” the band featured Suicidal Tendencies/former Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo and treated fans to a 25 song set which was picked by Glenn Danzig. Fan filmed footage of the monumental performance can been seen below.

Prior to the performances, Danzig stated that he would also possibly be open to doing more concerts after the festival appearances. “We’ll see how it goes. It may lead to some other work, but who knows how it’s going to turn out? I mean, I don’t think it’s going to be a disaster; I think it’s going to be incredible.” Watch live clips from the reunion inside! (more…)