August Burns Red, Haste The Day, Taproot, It Dies Today Added to Capulet Fest, Full Lineup Now Announced



New England alternative music festival, Capulet Fest, is back. Taking place at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in Thompson, Connecticut, June 28 – 30, the event will play host to August Burns Red, Skillet, Nothing More, Blessthefall, Haste The Day, Saint Asonia, Taproot, Adelita’s Way, Cold, Lacey Sturm, and many more. Keep reading below for further information.
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Rocklahoma 2024 Books Slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold, Evanescence, Disturbed, Lamb Of God, Mastodon, A Day To Remember, Anthrax, Kerry King, and More


After a record-breaking 2023, Rocklahoma returns Friday, August 30, Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1 to Rockin Red Dirt Ranch in Pryor, Oklahoma — just outside Tulsa — with its biggest lineup yet. America’s Biggest Labor Day Party will feature headlining performances from Avenged Sevenfold and Evanescence (Friday), Disturbed, and A Day To Remember (Saturday), and Slipknot and Lamb Of God (Sunday),along with a huge lineup of top rock and metal bands, including Halestorm, Mastodon, Anthrax, Skillet, Clutch, Nothing More, Kerry King, Coal Chamber and Tom Keifer, among others. 2024 marks the Rocklahoma debut appearance for Avenged Sevenfold, and return headlining slots for both Disturbed and Slipknot. Rocklahoma is hosted by Eddie Trunk. Pre-sale passes go on sale tomorro April 3rd, 2024 at the links below. Remaining passes go on sale to the public 4/5

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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


FESTIVAL REVIEW: Sonic Temple Art and Music Festival, Live at Crew Stadium Part 1


 

Sonic Temple Art And Music Festival returned to Columbus, Ohio for the first time after taking three gap years. 

Let’s begin with a little context. The inaugural instance of Sonic Temple was in 2019. Leading up to the event, festival promoter Danny Wimmer Presents (DWP) had discontinued an arrangement with AEG Presents to jointly produce Rock On The Range, the festival in Columbus, Ohio that Sonic Temple replaced. So, Sonic Temple needed to be different enough from Rock On The Range to dispel any raised eyebrows about the move. DWP also broke off ties at about the same time with AEG for their jointly created Carolina Rebellion festival and started a new one in its place called Epicenter. While those moves might have been sound business decisions, it still turned out to be a tough year for DWP festivals.

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The Return of Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival Lineup Features Foo Fighters, Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, Kiss, Godsmack, Rob Zombie, Puscifer, Jawbreaker, Beartooth, and More


Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival is returning in 2023 for the first time in several years with Foo Fighters, Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, Kiss, Godsmack, Rob Zombie, Queens Of The Stone Age, Falling In Reverse, Chevelle, Puscifer, Beartooth, I Prevail, Jawbreaker, Sublime With Rome, Bullet For My Valentine, The Pretty Reckless, Pennywise, Trivium, Black Veil Brides, and many more. The full lineup is listed below.  

An exclusive Sonic Temple presale for festival email subscribers begins Wednesday, January 11 at 10:00 a.m. ET. Fans who sign up for the Sonic Temple e-mail list before 10:00 PM ET on Tuesday, January 10 will receive a dedicated code providing the first chance to buy festival passes. Fans can sign-up to get first access for the Early Bird presale by going to the link below: Continue reading


Hellfest 2023 Books Kiss, Mötley Crüe, Iron Maiden, Slipknot, Def Leppard, Pantera, Porcupine Tree, Amon Amarth, Alter Bridge, and More 


  

After their biggest year ever this year, Hellfest 2023 has booked headliners Kiss, Mötley Crüe, Iron Maiden, and Slipknot!  Set to take place June 15-18, 2023 In Clisson, France, the bill also includes Def Leppard, Pantera,  Porcupine Tree, Amon Amarth, Alter Bridge And Within Temptation, and more! Headliners for the 2022 edition of Hellfest included Guns N’ Roses, Metallica, Judas Priest, Deftones, Ghost, Scorpions, and Korn over two long weekends to make up for the missed pandemic year of 2020.

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Slipknot Announces Their First Knotfest Italy with Architects, Amon Amarth, I Prevail, Lorna Shore, Nothing More and Destrage


Slipknot has announced the inaugural Italian edition of Knotfest. Joining the Iowa masked metallers on June 25, 2023 at Bologna Arena Parco Nord will be Architects, Amon Amarth, I Prevail, Lorna Shore, Nothing More and Destrage. General on-sale for Knotfest Italy begins at 10 a.m. CET on Wednesday, December 7. Tickets, information and VIP upgrades are available will be available via the link below.

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The Top Ten Stories at Ghost Cult This Week 12-04-22


In a new feature here, we recap the biggest stories of the week that was here at Ghost Cult! We went over ten, but we are rebels at heart! This week the big stories include Metallica everything, new music from Obituary, Crobot had their trailer with all of their gear robbed, our Album of The Year countdown coverage, a new Hammers of Misfortune interview, Apocalyptica in the new Netflix Wednesday series, Powerwolf’s next album announced, Nothing More interview, Black Sabbath reissues, Moby’s Vegan punk rock documentary, Desertfest London 2023 announces its first bands, and more.

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INTERVIEW: Mark Vollelunga of Nothing More on “Spirits” and Longevity in The Music Business


We chatted with Mark Vollelunga of Nothing More, who just released their new album “Spirits” via their label Better Noise Music. Mark discussed the current state of the music industry, their new album “Spirits” –  the nature of being more experimental for the first time in the bands’ career, the time and care spent on album production, how the band approaches songcraft, how to write an “arena rock song,” and much more! Continue reading