After cementing its title as America’s Biggest Rock Festival with a record-breaking attendance of over 170,000 in 2022, Louder Than Life returns bigger and better than ever on September 21, 22, 23 & 24, 2023 to Highland Festival Grounds at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, KY. One of the top music events of the year, Louder Than Life will feature performances from a spectacular list of rock artists including Foo Fighters, Green Day (making their DWP festival debut), Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Godsmack, Pantera, Queens of the Stone Age, Weezer, Limp Bizkit, Megadeth, Turnstile, Rancid, Falling In Reverse, 311, Pierce The Veil, Run The Jewels, Corey Taylor, Coheed and Cambria, Royal Blood, Parkway Drive, Bad Omens, BABYMETAL and many more. General Admission And VIP Passes are on sale now starting at $10 down at the link below. Watch the teaser video here:
The West Coast’s Biggest Rock Festival, Aftershock, grows even more in 2023 with its most packed lineup yet offering 95-plus bands over four full days, led by headliners Guns N’ Roses, Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, and Korn. The destination event, held at Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA on October 5-8, builds on last year’s record-setting success including an audience of 160,000 music fans and bringing in nearly $30 million to the region. The festival is headlined by Guns N’ Roses, Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, Godsmack, Pantera, Incubus, Queens Of The Stone Age, Limp Bizkit, with Megadeth, Rancid, Turnstile, 311, The Cult, and many more! Watch the announcement video here and get your tickets and full details at the link below. Continue reading
Budapest-based experimental post-hardcore quintet Shell Beach merges dreamlike ambiance with hardcore heft in Solar Flare (Wild Thing). As a well-respected and admired underground Hungarian group within the rock scene, the band has expanded and honed its talent and lineup.
The first-ever Heartsupport Festival, the brainchild of Jake Luhrs of August Burns Red, has added three new bands to an already stacked bill Underoath, Four Year Strong, Currents, join headliners Rise Against and Parkway Drive with The Ghost Inside, Dance Gavin Dance, Spiritbox, August Burns Red, Silverstein, Memphis May Fire, The Devil Wears Prada, Hawthorne Heights, Comeback Kid, The Word Alive, Bleed From Within, Harms Way, ’68, He Is Legend, Bloodlines, Prison, and more! The two-day festival will take place on February 18th and 19th at the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando, Florida. There is also a Black Friday Promotion, with single day tickets at the low price of $75. Buy tickets at the links below. Continue reading
Months after Dance Gavin Dances clean vocalist Tilian Pearson was twice accused of sexual misconduct, including during their annual Swanfest Music Festival recently,Tillian took an immediate hiatus from the band. The band has toured and prm,oted their recent album without Pearson, Jackpot Juicer, released July 29th via Rise Records. The band also suffered the death of bassist Tim Feerick just prior to Swanfest and the allegations. Pearson has checked in from rehab to update the fans. Read the band’s statement below.
The highly anticipated destination music festival aimed at Punks, elder Emos, and millennials, When We Were Young Festival featuring My Chemical Romance, Paramore, and Avril Lavigne has been forced to cancel day one of their sold out event. The cancellation was announced at 10 AM PST, just an hour before gates were to open at Las Vegas Festival Grounds. due to high winds. Winds were forecasted for up to 30-40 MPH which increases the safety hazard for an outdoor stage. The fest is still expected to take place tomorrow and again next weekend; on October 29th, 2022.
I like a good challenge. Every so often, I fire up my ol’ NES and give Battletoads another go. I don’t think I will ever complete the hoverbike level but I still manage to have a good time. So when my editor suggested I review the new album by Dance Gavin Dance, a band that is far outside my usual fare of extreme metal, I happily accepted the challenge.
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Following a week in which Dance Gavin Dance clean vocalist Tilian Pearson was twice accused of sexual misconduct, including during their annual Swanfest Music Festival recently, and stepped back from the band; coupled with the sudden passing of bassist Tim Feerick, the band has made a statement to fans. The band backed up their recent plan they are promoting their new album Jackpot Juicer (Rise Records) as planned, with many promotions, videos, teasers, and more collateral featuring both Tim and Tilian. They have offered fans to make up their own mind to support them, or not. Read the band’s statement below.
Following a week in which Dance Gavin Dance clean vocalist Tilian Pearson was twice accused of sexual misconduct, including during their annual Swanfest Music Festival recently, the band has announced Tillian’s immediate hiatus from the band. No word on how long this will be for and Pearson is said to be getting immediate help. The band will continue their full slate of touring planned and their upcoming new album, Jackpot Juicer, due out July 29th via Rise Records. The band has managed to push forward in spite of the death of bassist Tim Feerick recently. Read the band’s statement below.
Sad news as Dance Gavin Dance bassist Tim Feerick has died. His passing was unexpected and no cause of death has been revealed at this time. The band announced the news on social media and have not yet commented how this affects their immediate touring plans or for their Swanfest event. RIP Tim. Continue reading