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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Dustin and David of Filth Discuss Their “Southern Hostility” Album, and The Church of Kenny Powers


Ghost Cult Keefy caught up with guitarist David Gantt and vocalist Dustin Mitchell, of North Carolina’s Brutal Hardcore/Deathcore/Rap Metal band Filth! We discussed their new album Southern Hostility! The guys chatted about their new album, how the band formed as a side project from another band, filming their new music video for the track “Martyr” at Ground Zero Club in Spartanburg South Carolina, opening for bands like Hatebreed, Terror, Lorna Shore, The Acacia Strain, Slaughter to Prevail, Brand of Sacrifice, Kingdom of Giants, and Chelsea Grin, why Kenny Powers is a great ambassador for the south, Sheetz versus Buc-ee’s, and more!

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New England Metal and Hardcore Fest 2024 Will See The Comeback for Year of The Knife on Stage


New England Metal & Hardcore Fest 2024 has added the comeback of Year of The Knife, in their first live performance since their horrific and life threatening van accident in June 2023. The band released their amazing album No Love Lost via Pure Noise Records last year. The two-day extravaganza will take place on September 21 and 22 at the Palladium. NEM&HCF faves Killswitch Engage will be playing a special 25th anniversary show and will headline the first night. Slaughter to Prevail will headline the second night. Continue reading


Summer Slaughter 2024 Books Veil Of Maya and Brand Of Sacrifice, with Gideon, Left To Suffer, Ten56, Tallah, Cabal, Brat, with More


After a four year hiatus, the most extreme tour of the year, Summer Slaughter is back with a vengeance. The mammoth, 21-date run this year will be co-headlined by Veil Of Maya and Brand Of Sacrifice, who will be performing their first-ever full headline sets. Joining them will be Gideon, Left To Suffer, Ten56, Tallah, Cabal and Brat with one more to be announced. Tickets for this epic return will go on sale at 10am local on Friday, April 26th from https://www.thesummerslaughtertour.comContinue reading


New England Metal and Hardcore Fest 2024 Books Killswitch Engage, Converge, Machine Head, Suicidal Tendencies, As I Lay Dying, Bane, Overkill, Better Lovers, Nails, and More


New England Metal & Hardcore Fest launched back in 1999 and took place at the famed Palladium in Worcester through 2018. It was often held over two or three days, with multiple stages and top-tier acts like Megadeth, Manowar, DragonForce, Opeth, Between the Buried & Me, Meshuggah, Killswitch Engage, Suicidal Tendencies, Anthrax, and more appearing through the years. It was always a “who’s who” of the metal and hardcore scene and was a “not to be missed” event each Spring. It took a brief break after 2018 but returned to much fanfare in 2023 with Parkway Drive, Lamb of God, Hatebreed, and more. Today, the 2024 edition has been announced and the lineup is stacked. It features literally every single band you’d want to see at a metal and hardcore festival. The two-day extravaganza will take place on September 21 and 22 at the Palladium. NEM&HCF faves Killswitch Engage will be playing a special 25th anniversary show and will headline the first night. Slaughter to Prevail will headline the second night. 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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Godsmack, Shinedown, Bad Omens, Parkway Drive, Killswitch Engage, Machine Head, Shadows Fall, Biohazard, As I Lay Dying, The Offspring, Booked for Inkcarceration Tattoo and Music Fest 2024


Brought to you by Danny Wimmer Presents, the biggest presenter of Rock and Metal festivals in the USA, Inkcarceration Tattoo & Music Festival has released the full line-up for 2024. Taking place July 19th to the 21st at the Historic Ohio State Reformatory, the festival boasts headliners Breaking Benjamin, Godsmack, Shinedown, The Offspring, Halestorm, Bad Omens, Parkway Drive, as well as Killswitch Engage, Machine Head, Shadows Fall, Biohazard, As I Lay Dying and many more. Tickets are available at the link below. Continue reading


Lamb of God Books Tour Dates For Australia with Brand of Sacrifice


Lamb of God has announced a mini-run of tour dates for Australia in 2024! Direct support will come from Brand of Sacrifice. Pre-sale tickets, regular tickets, and VIP options can be found at the link below. The band kicks off their next leg of dates opening for the Pantera reunion this weekend!Continue reading


Brand Of Sacrifice Share Single and Video for “Purge” and Announce Signing with Nuclear Blast Records


Canadian deathcore crew, Brand Of Sacrifice, have just announced their signing to Nuclear Blast Records. To celebrate the new partnership, the band have released the new single, “Purge,” along with a cinematic music video. Check it out in the article below, and find out more from Brand Of Sacrifice.

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Limp Bizkit Has Been Added to the Bill for Download Festival 2024


 

Download Festival, the greatest rock and metal festival of all time, returns for its 21st edition, reborn and recharged in 2024 as DLXXI. Nu Metal legends Limp Bizkit has been added to the festival bill. This year’s festival will take place on 14-16 June 2024 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. General tickets are onsale at 9pm on Thursday 9 November at the link below.

 

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