ALBUM REVIEW: Trail of Lies – Only The Strong


Syracuse, New York will be familiar to fans of Straight-Edge Hardcore thanks to Earth Crisis and Trail of Lies can thus be seen as a continuation of this lineage.

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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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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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Forbidden’s OmegAfest Coming Soon Featuring Biohazard, Warbringer, Exciter, and More



Bay Area metal legends, Forbidden, recently launched their very own festival, OmegAfest. The annual event will take place for the first time on May 04th, 2024, at The UC Theatre in Berkeley, CA. It is set to feature Biohazard, Warbringer, Exciter, Hatriot, Bewitcher, plus others, and will be Forbidden’s only Bay Area appearance of 2024. Find more details in the article below.
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Deicide to Debut Craft Beer “The Light Defeated” at Decibel Metal and Beer Festival



In conjunction with their upcoming headline set at Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest, death metal legends, Deicide, have collaborated with craft beer institution, 3 Floyds, for The Light Defeated. Named after the closing track from the band’s forthcoming new album, Banished by Sin (out April 26th on Reigning Phoenix Music), it will make its pouring debut at the Philadelphia edition of Decibel’s long-running extreme metal and craft beer event. Find out more below.
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Watch Jason Bittner (Overkill, Shadows Fall) Play “Down For Life” with Biohazard


Hardcore Metal Legends Biohazard continued their reunion/comeback last night at a sold-out show in Albany, New York! The band was drummed by area native and drummer Jason Bittner of Overkill, and Shadows Fall fame to perform their 1990s classic track “Down For Life!” The video was captured by Drew Stone of Stone Films and The New York Hardcore Chronicles series, who is currently working on a documentary about the band. The band has a year of touring, festival sets, and new music planned according to our recent interview with Billy Graziadei! Watch the video here! Continue reading


Aftershock 2024 Books Slayer, Slipknot, Iron Maiden, Motley Crue, Pantera, Judas Priest, FFDP, Disturbed, Biohazard, Shadows Fall and More!


Aftershock, it’s happening! Our 2024 lineup is here and holy sh*t, this one will go down in the history books. Not only do we have Iron Maiden’s only U.S. festival play and the exclusive West Coast performance of Slayer, but also Slipknot, the first Mötley Crüe appearance at Aftershock, plus Disturbed, Five Finger Death Punch, Judas Priest, Pantera, and 130 more of your favorite artists. Continue reading


Louder Than Life 2024 Books Slayer, Slipknot, Gojira, Mastodon, Mötley Crüe, Korn, and More


America’s biggest Rock and Metal festival – Louder Than Life returns in 2024 with a phenomenal lineup of bands! The return of Slayer from the dead, with Slipknot, Mötley Crüe, Korn, Gojira, Mastodon, and many more! Highland Festival Grounds at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, KY September 26, 27, 28 & 29, 2024. The full lineup, ticket info, VIP packages and more can be found below.Continue reading