Welcome To Rockville ft. Mötley Crüe, Slipknot, Foo Fighters, Judas Priest, and More Announces Expanded Festival Experiences – Kicking Off This Week


Welcome To Rockville returns to Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida this week to kick off the festival season bigger and louder than ever event May 9-12, 2024! 200,000 fans are expected to attent, which would be a new record. Produced by Danny Wimmer Presents organization, the fest will be headlined by Mötley Crüe, Slipknot, Judas Priest, Foo Fighters Disturbed, Limp Bizkit, Queens Of The Stone Age, Judas Priest, Greta Van Fleet, Evanescence, and Kerry King among many others. Tickets and more info along with the full lineup can be seen below. Now the fest has announced their expanded experiences offerings to make it an even better value for fans!

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Megadeth Books The Destroy All Enemies Tour with Mudvayne and all That Remains



Megadeth is bringing its iconic live show to North America with a 33-city, nationwide tour, Destroy All Enemies, produced by Live Nation, this fall including stops in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Boston, St. Louis and many more. Tickets for all dates will be on sale Friday at 10am local time with an exclusive presale for the Cyber Army/Megadeth Digital beginning today, Tuesday, April 23 at 12pm local time at the link below. Bringing along Mudvayne and All That Remains, the tour begins in Rogers, Arkansas on August 2 and runs throughout the month before wrapping in Nashville, Tennessee on September 28. Performing classic hits from Rust In Peace, Countdown to Extinction and more, the tour also brings Dave Mustaine and bandmates back to North America to perform their latest studio album The Sick, the Dying… and the Dead! (Read our review here). Featuring some of Mustaine’s strongest-ever songwriting, the tour offers an equally ambitious live performance that delivers on all fronts.Continue reading


Sonic Temple (Disturbed, Misfits, Pantera, Slipknot, Kerry King, Judas Priest, Evanescence, Limp Bizkit) Releases Daily Lineups



Sonic Temple 2024 is fast approaching next month! With 4 stages and 120 bands that’s 40 more than last year), the fest
features headliners Disturbed, Misfits, Pantera, Slipknot, along with Kerry King of Slayer, Judas Priest, Evanescence, Limp Bizkit and more. They have now released the daily schedule so you can plan your weekend if you are going! Taking place May 16-19, 2024, at the iconic Historic Crew Sonic Temple 202.4 Continue reading


Sonic Temple 2024 Books Disturbed, Misfits, Pantera, Slipknot, Kerry King, Judas Priest, Evanescence, Limp Bizkit, and More!



The wait is over. Your Sonic Temple ‘24 lineup is finally here! This year in Columbus, Ohio we’re bringing the temple to new heights with 4 stages and 120 bands (that’s 40 more than last year)! Join us on May 16-19, 2024, at the iconic Historic Crew Stadium: America’s HOME of ROCK.
SonInk (Sonic Temple + Inkcarceration) Combo Passes, Field Passes, Stadium Passes, VIP, and Suite passes go on sale exclusively via presale this Wednesday at 10am EST. AND, for the first time ever, indulge in the sweet life with a Sonic Temple suite for you and up to nine friends. Sign up for our Sonic Temple email list, and you’ll be the first in line when Presale passes drop this Wednesday, December 6 at 10am EST. You won’t want to miss the best party in rock and art! Sonic Temple 2024 features headliners Disturbed, Misfits, Pantera, Slipknot, along with Kerry King of Slayer, Judas Priest, Evanescence, Limp Bizkit and more. Continue reading


Welcome To Rockville Books Mötley Crüe, Slipknot, Foo Fighters, Judas Priest, Disturbed, Limp Bizkit, Queens Of The Stone Age, Greta Van Fleet, Evanescence, and Kerry King Among the Confirmed Acts For 2024


 

After record-breaking attendance of over 170,000 music fans over four days in 2023, Welcome To Rockville returns to Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida to kick off the festival season bigger and louder than ever May 9-12, 2024! Produced by the vaunted Danny Wimmer Presents organization, the fest will be headlined by Mötley Crüe, Slipknot, Judas Priest, Foo Fighters Disturbed, Limp Bizkit, Queens Of The Stone Age, Judas Priest, Greta Van Fleet, Evanescence, and Kerry King among many others. Tickets and more info along with the full lineup can be seen below.

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CONCERT REVIEW: The Babyklok Tour: BABYMETAL – Dethklok – Jason Richardson Live at the Hammerstein Ballroom


The Hammerstein Ballroom served as the ideal venue for this extraordinary lineup, amplifying the raw intensity and intricacies of each performance. It was the perfect backdrop for this monumental night of music.

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INTERVIEW: Estevan Vega of Capulet Entertainment on Booking This Year’s Fest, and DIY Music


 

Author and Promoter Estevan Vega of Capulet Entertainment joins Ghost Cult Keefy to chat about the upcoming Capulet Fest 2023. The fest takes place at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in Thompson, Connecticut July 1 and 2nd, and features Memphis May Fire, Norma Jean, All That Remains, Anberlin, A Skylit Drive, Emery, Within The Ruins, and many more! We chatted with Estevan about his ten-year journey booking shows and now festivals, what it takes to book a festival and do it professionally, his career as an author, and more!

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Capulet Fest 2023 Books Memphis May Fire, Norma Jean, All That Remains, Anberlin, A Skylit Drive, Emery, Within The Ruins and More


Norma Jean, by Meg Loyal Photography

 

Capulet Festival returns to Connecticut this summer for an even bigger event than ever before. Taking place at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in Thompson, Connecticut July 1 and 2nd, the first features a ton of Metal, Metalcore, and post-Hardcore bands. Headlining the fest are Memphis May Fire and Norma Jean on night one, and All That Remains and Anberlin on night 2. They will be joined by A Skylit Drive, Emery, A Skylit Drive (playing Wires in full), Secrets, For the Fallen Dreams, Until I Wake, Famous Last Words, Catch Your Breath, Spoken, Outline in Color, Set for the Fall, Versus Me, Saul, Nerv, Awake at Last, VRSTY, Dead By Wednesday, Nowhere Left, and Magnets for Maniacs on night one. Night two also features Woe is Me, Savage Hands, Picturesque, Within the Ruins, Convictions, Any Given Sin, Dreamwake, Horizon Theory, Kingsmen, Uncured, Kill the Imposter, Rise Among Rivals, Destroy / Create, Little Us, Saved By Skarlet, and Gina Fritz.

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ALBUM REVIEW: August Burns Red – Death Below


 

For a band that hasn’t changed their sound much over the course of almost twenty years, Pennsylvania quintet August Burns Red miraculously continues to stay not only relevant but one of the most widely respected acts in modern metal.

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ALBUM REVIEW: FesterDecay – Reality Rotten to the Core


 

Look, this is a genuine effort to fend off waves of tweets and horseshit comments like “well, everybody in metal borrows from somebody” or “not everybody is reinventing the wheel.” As someone who’s only been listening to extreme music for the last twenty-five years, I think I get it. Metallica? More like we love Diamond Head. Slayer? Oh, you mean Venom if they actually knew how to play their instruments? Sepultura? Slayer if they were even better at their craft?

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