Posts Tagged ‘Skillet’

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Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival. Photos by Greg Maki. (more…)

The battle is on, as the Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands returns to the Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival for a fourth consecutive year in 2014. The annual competition is underway now for most dates on the touring rock music and lifestyle festival, and runs through Sept. 12 (deadlines vary by market). Bands can enter the Ernie Ball Battle Of The Bands—and fans can vote for their favorite band—at http://uproar.battleofthebands.com. Bands will be chosen one week prior to the venue they’ve selected to play. (more…)

The Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival will kick off year five on Aug. 15 in Detroit with a lineup that includes multiplatinum main stage bands Godsmack and Seether,along with Skillet, Buckcherry, Pop Evil, Escape the Fate, Redlight King, 3 Years Hollow, Within Reason, New Medicine, Sons of Revelry (2013 Uproar Battle of the Bands winner), SuicideGirls burlesque show, These Raven Skies and Tattered.

Initial tour dates are listed below, and additional tour dates for the Aug. 15 to Sept. 21 trek will be announced soon. (more…)

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Maria Brink of In This Moment

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IN THIS MOMENT (live photos)
WE AS HUMAN (live photos)

By Greg Maki

Since launching in 2010 with Shinedown as the headliner, Carnival of Madness has continued in subsequent years (with Alter Bridge and Theory of a Deadman in 2011, and Evanescence leading the bill in 2012). But it wasn’t the same, lacking the “event” status Shinedown brought to it.

The big boys returned this year, and brought with them their biggest production yet. A stage with raised platforms and walkways, copious amounts of pyro and even fire dancers and other carnival performers made it a spectacle before you even considered the music. (more…)

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Chris Cornell of Soundgarden

Chris Cornell of Soundgarden

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Rock on the Range 2013. Photos by Greg Maki. (more…)