Green Day Announces the “Saviors World Tour” with Smashing Pumpkins, Rancid, Interrupters, The Linda Lindas, and More


Green Day has formally announced their massive headline tour of the world for 2024, supporting their new album, Saviours, out January 19th. As leaked by the band live on stage at their surpise show during When We Were Young Festival 2023, the band will be joined on one North American leg by Smashing Pumpkins and Rancid. They will also perform as festivals all over the world this summer. The band has shared instructions to pre-order the new album and get an exclusive pre-sale code for the tour. See full dates, details, and ticket links below.

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Levitation Festival 2023 Books High on Fire, Uncle Acid and The Deadbeats, Dead Meadow, Ecstatic Vision, Unwound, and More


Halloween weekend 2023 will see the return of Levitation Festival returns! The first wave of bands includes High on Fire, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Badbadnotgood, Flying Lotus, Unwound, Amyl & The Sniffers, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Oneohtrix Point Never, Panda Bear + Sonic Boom, Durand Jones, The Black Angels, Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats, Ty Segall & Freedom Band, Beach Fossils, Blonde Redhead, Hannibal Buress / Eshu Tune, Shannon & The Clams, High On Fire, Altin Gün, The Dandy Warhols, The Church, Jockstrap, Codeine, Water From Your Eyes & More! Taking place Halloween Weekend, October 26-29 in Austin, Texas, tickets are on sale at the link below.

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FESTIVAL RECAP: Nightwish and In Flames Kick-Off Release Athens Festival Series

Festival season in Athens, Greece has begun with Nightwish and In Flames debuting at Release Athens Festival on June 7th, in Water Square. The headcount featured over 12,000 fans singing along and crowd-surfing throughout the night.

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MxPx To Headline Furnace Fest 2023 with Turnstile, Bane, and Pennywise


MxPx is gearing up for a busy 2023! Today, the band announced they will be headlining Furnace Fest in Birmingham, AL this Fall, closing the first night on September 22, 2023. Other headliners on the fest include Turnstile, Bane, and Pennywise. With new music on the way, the band plans to be making more appearances this year, including the highly raved-about When We Were Young Festival in 2023 alongside Blink-182 and Green Day (now with an additional day).

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Muddy Roots 2023 Weekend Tickets On Sale Now

For more than a decade, music fans have gathered at the Junebug Boogie Ranch in Cookeville, Tennessee for the Muddy Roots Festival. The fest celebrates Punk, Roots, Metal, Folk, and just about everything in between. We reviewed the 2022 fest here. Weekend passes are on sale now, with the first bands to be announced for next year soon!

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SPONSORED POST: Phenyx Pro PTU-2U True Diversity Microphones Unboxing, Review and Press Tent Test with Rock and Metal Artists


This video is sponsored by Phenyx Pro! They sent us the Phenyx Pro PTU-2U True Diversity Wireless Microphone System to test out! So just hours after we unboxed it, we took the system and tested it in the most difficult of circumstances, the press tent of a major rock and metal festival! We used it to interview real rockstars! A music festival is always crazy loud and challenging to get our interviews done and sounding great, but the Phenyx Pro wireless microphones totally outperformed our current lav mic system! We even shared an A-B test in the video to prove the awesome power of these microphones.

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Furnace Fest 2023 Books The Callous Daoboys, Foreign Hands, Gorilla Biscuits, and Training for Utopia


Since its comeback, Furnace Fest has been wildly successful, reuniting old and defunct bands and booking tremendous lineups. The fest has announced their first four bands for 2023: The Callous Daoboys, Foreign Hands, Gorilla Biscuits, and Training for Utopia. More bands tba. Furnace Fest 2023 takes place at the haunted grounds of Sloss Furnaces, September 23rd-25th, 2023 in Birmingham, Alabama! Continue reading

When We Were Young Music Festival Cancels Day One of Their Festival Due to High Winds

My Chemical Romance - photo credit Devin Sarno 2022

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.

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: RPM FEST 2022 – Live at Millers Falls Rod and Gun Club

RPM Fest… three days in the woods at Millers Falls Rod and Gun Club in Montague, Massachusetts of Western MA with all of the homies, great food, great drinks, yard games, drag bingo, metal yoga, karaoke, and more metal, punk, and ska music than you can shake a battle vest at. It’s been two years since RPM Fest happened due to the ongoing pandemic. But this year it was able to make its mighty return as the official end-of-summer send-off party that it is known to be, this past Labor Day Weekend.

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: Bloodstock Open Air 2022 Part 2

Catton Park, United kingdom, 14 Aug 2022, Lamb of God performing on the Ronnie James Dio Stage at Bloodstock Open Air Festival Credit: Rich Price/Ghost Cult Magazine



Considering most people are already feeling like overcooked baked potatoes wrapped in tin foil, the fact that today is meant to be the hottest day of the festival really isn’t the best news. Still, that certainly doesn’t deter a healthy crowd from shaking off the hangovers and getting on with the business at hand, Baest and Lost Society both grabbing the main stage by the scruff of the neck while Sister Shotgun and Mastiff do the same on the Sophie stage.Continue reading