Posts Tagged ‘Godsmack’

The single day band lineups have been announced for the third annual Northern Invasion—Saturday, May 13, and Sunday, May 14 at Somerset Amphitheater in Somerset, Wisconsin—and single-day tickets go on sale next Monday, Feb. 13.

Soundgarden and Kid Rock will headline Northern Invasion 2017, which hosts the biggest rock bands for more than 12 hours each day on three stages and offers a top-tier campground experience.

Single day General Admission tickets for Northern Invasion will be available for only $59.50 each beginning at noon central time Monday, Feb. 13. In addition, a special early bird single day GA ticket is available for $50, available for purchase

The daily band lineup (subject to change) for Northern Invasion is as follows: (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 (more…)

The Apocalypse Blues Revue

The Apocalypse Blues Revue

The Apocalypse Blues Revue has announced the first dates on a planned extensive itinerary that will bring the band across the U.S. and Europe to support the band’s self-titled debut, released Friday, Aug. 26, by Provogue/Mascot Label Group. Alongside headline appearances, the quartet will perform at Rock Allegiance in Chester, Pennsylvania, on Sept. 17 and at Rock Carnival on Oct. 2 at First Energy Park in Lakewood, New Jersey. A gratis download of “Whiskey in My Coffee” is available for all fans here: (more…)

MONSTER ENERGY STAGE WEST: Devour the Day (live photos), The Glorious Sons (live photos), Atreyu (live photos), In This Moment (live photos), Papa Roach (live photos), Godsmack (live photos), Rob Zombie (live photos)

MONSTER ENERGY STAGE EAST: Red Sun Rising (live photos), Nothing More (live photos), Pop Evil (live photos), Bring Me the Horizon (live photos), Five Finger Death Punch (live photos), Korn (live photos)

TENT STAGE: Zombie KidzUnlocking the TruthFrom Ashes to NewCharm City DevilsSuperheavenButcher BabiesSaint AsoniaHollywood Undead

Review by Jeff Maki

Can we end the debate now? Rock ‘n’ roll will never die. Metal will never die. Didn’t anybody listen to Neil Young? Didn’t anybody listen to Ronnie James Dio? If that isn’t enough, I have further proof in the 26,000 fans who attended the sold-out 2015 Rock Allegiance festival at PPL Park in Chester, Pennsylvania. Featuring living legends Rob Zombie, Korn and Godsmack, current rock bands carrying the torch like Five Finger Death Punch and Bring Me the Horizon, along with a lineup of other mainstays and up-and-coming bands, Rock Allegiance was a nonstop day celebrating rock and metal. (more…)


Photos by Greg Maki (more…)

The schedule has been released for the sold-out Monster Energy Rock Allegiance Festival, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 10, and will be the first-ever live music event at Philadelphia’s PPL Park. Live Metal will be there to cover all the action.

Rock Allegiance will include 12 hours of nonstop entertainment with music performances rotating on three stages. The band lineup features Rob Zombie, Korn, Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch and many more.

The official aftershow party will feature a performance by Steel Panther at the tent stage on the festival grounds immediately following Rob Zombie’s closing set.

The schedule is as follows: (more…)

Matt Heafy, left, and Paolo Gregoletto of Trivium

Matt Heafy, left, and Paolo Gregoletto of Trivium

Review by Greg Maki
For some people, a vacation is a time of relaxation, of escaping the real world and the responsibilities that come with it. Some visit with friends and family. Others travel to new and exotic locations around the world.

Me? I take a break from my day job to cover four concerts in five days, in two states and the District of Columbia. (more…)


Shindig Music Festival. Photos by Greg Maki. (more…)

The Lizardman will host the Ripley's Believe It or Not! Side Stage at the Shindig Music Festival on Saturday, Sept. 19, at Baltimore's Carroll Park.

The Lizardman will host the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Side Stage at the Shindig Music Festival on Saturday, Sept. 19, at Baltimore’s Carroll Park.

On Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Shindig Music Festival in Baltimore’s Carroll Park, festival-goers can “step right up” and into the bizarre world of the carnival sideshow at the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Side Stage.

All day long, the stage will be overflowing with outrageously abnormal entertainment, featuring fire breathers, sword swallowers, aerial acrobats, burlesque shows and other visually captivating oddities, all hosted by the world-famous Lizardman. (more…)

Set times for this year’s Shindig Music Festival, set for Saturday, Sept. 19, in Baltimore’s Carroll Park and featuring headliners Godsmack and Stone Temple Pilots, have been announced. The event will feature two stages with live music from 1 to 11 p.m. and no overlapping sets.

Gates will open at noon. Set times are as follows. (more…)

General admission tickets for this year’s Shindig Music Festival, set for Saturday, Sept. 19, in Baltimore’s Carroll Park and featuring headliners Godsmack and Stone Temple Pilots, will increase to $70 Saturday, Aug. 1. Last year’s Shindig drew 10,000 fans—the most people ever gathered at an event in Carroll Park—and was named Best Music Festival in Baltimore by the reads of Baltimore City Paper. (more…)

Louder Than Life will return to Champions Park near downtown Louisville, Kentucky, Oct. 3 and 4, for the second annual celebration of the region’s culture and cuisine, once again featuring award-winning bourbons and spirits, Gourmet Man Food and a powerful music lineup.

Louder Than Life’s premier selection of bourbon, whiskey, craft beer and Gourmet Man Food is curated personally by festival creator Danny Wimmer. The music lineup of rock legends and breaking talent includes Rob Zombie, ZZ Top, Godsmack, Shinedown, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators, Breaking Benjamin, 3 Doors Down, Bring Me the Horizon and many more. (more…)