Atreyu Share Their Cover of Audioslave’s “Like A Stone” – New Album Coming Soon

American metalcore icons, Atreyu, will release a new album, The Pronoia Sessions, this Fall, via Spinefarm Records. It is a collection of eight reimagined hits, and two nostalgic tribute covers, coming out digitally on October 25th, and in physical formats November 8th. Just befor what would have been the late Chris Cornell‘s 60th birthday, the band have also shared the album’s first single, an emotional rendering of Audioslave‘s “Like A Stone.” Check it out below.
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Download Festival Celebrates a Sold Out 21st Edition – Early Bird Tickets for 2025 On Sale Tomorrow at Noon

This weekend’s Liquid Death Presents Download Festival XXI welcomed over 75,000 attendees to the hallowed grounds of Donington Park. DLXXI celebrated its 21st anniversary with incredible sets from first-time headliners Queens Of The Stone Age and Fall Out Boy, as well as Download favourites Avenged Sevenfold closing out the weekend with a bang. Continue reading

Download Festival 2024 (Avenged Sevenfold, QOTSA, Fall Out Boy) Announces Its “Beyond The Bands” Offerings

With only one month to go until Download Festival, DLXXI has unleashed its “Beyond The Bands” offerings, giving Download-goers an even more exciting experience onsite with brand new food, drink, gaming and sport options. This year’s festival will take place on 14-16 June 2024 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Tickets are available now at the link below.

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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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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

Kerry King, Creeper, Bayside, Soft Play, Bambie Thug, Lowlives, Florence Black, and Mallavora Added to the Bill for Download Festival 2024

Liquid Death presents Download Festival, the greatest rock and metal festival of all time, has today announced eight more artists for this year’s festival, further bolstering a stellar 2024 line-up. The new additions include Kerry King, Creeper, Bayside, Bambie Thug, Soft Play, Lowlives, Florence Black and Kerrang! Radio competition winners Mallavora. This year’s festival will take place on 14-16 June 2024 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Tickets are available now at the link below.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Darkest Hour – Perpetual I Terminal

Let’s go back to a time before Metalcore became big business, got overcrowded and then rose to prominence again. Back to before it had become a dirty word due to musical abortions like Falling in Reverse or Emmure completely shitting the bed. Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Travis Miguel (Atreyu) on the New Fake Figures EP – “From Within” and the Freedom of Going D.I.Y.

Ghost Cult Keefy caught up with Travis Miguel of Atreyu to chat about his Hardcore/Math Rock/post-Hardcore side project Fake Figures! The band put out their recent EP “From Within” and recently completed a tour. The band is made up of notable Southern California hardcore band members, but do not call them a supergroup. No, seriously. Travis also gave us some intel on the recent trilogy of EPs from Atreyu as well. Continue reading

EP REVIEW: Save Us – Lucid

Metalcore is quite the saturated genre in 2023, with plenty of micro-genres of its own sprouting across. Melodic Metalcore has been one that has really had another bout in the past five years with the likes of Bad Omens, Holding Absence, Catch Your Breath, and countless others taking inspiration from the likes of Atreyu and more recently and notably, Bring Me The Horizon. 

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New Music Friday – New Rock and Metal Releases 12-8-23


What new albums are you excited for this week!?  Can you pronounce them all!?


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