No Values Fest ft. The Original Misfits, Social Distortion, Iggy Pop, Turnstile, Bad Religion, Sublime, The Dillinger Escape Plan, and Power Trip Announce Set Times


 

Kicking off later this week, the first annual No Values festival, featuring The Original Misfits, Social Distortion, Iggy Pop, Turnstile, Bad Religion, Sublime, The Dillinger Escape Plan, and more at the Pomona Fairplex this Saturday, June 8th, 2024. The festival is produced by the legends at Goldenvoice! For one day only, many of the greatest punk bands of all time perform in one place, on four stages. The fest has released their full set times and map of the event now! There is also an app to plan your fest and mind your set times!Continue reading


Power Trip Books First Official Comeback Show Since The Death of Riley Gale at No Values Fest 2024


Power Trip has booked its first show since original vocalist Riley Gale’s death. The band will perform at the new Goldenvoice punk festival No Values on June 8 in Pomona, California. Also schedule to appear on the bill are the “Original Misfits,” Social Distortion, Iggy Pop, Turnstile, Bad Religion, Sublime, The Dillinger Escape Plan, The Damned, and Joyce Manor, and many more. Seth Gilmore of Skourge/Fugitive who filled in on vocals for the late Riley Gale, founder and frontman of Power Trip, who died in August 2020, at the age of 34. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 23 at 11 a.m. PT. The band made a post to fans explaining why they are returning now!Continue reading


Goldenvoice Announces Schedule For Power Trip ft. Metallica, Iron Maiden, Guns N Roses, Tool, AC/DC, and Judas Priest


 

Goldenvoice today announced the schedule for Power Trip, the historic three-day event taking place October 6, 7, and 8 and bringing together six iconic bands that define loud and powerful music: Guns N’ Roses and Iron Maiden (Friday, October 6), AC/DC and Judas Priest (Saturday, October 7) and Metallica and Tool (Sunday, October 8). This unique night-time desert setting with unmatched concert production will amplify the experience beyond the traditional stadium or parking lot concert norm with three double-billed headlining performances. This is the most rocking line-up to ever perform in an unparalleled location for heavy music audiences looking for an unforgettable weekend escape. For more information about ticket types, packages, and more, head to powertrip.live.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Evile – The Unknown


 

Perhaps the noticeable increase in crossover thrash coming out this year is intended to fill the void left by bands like Power Trip and Slayer. Rather than jump on this bandwagon, British thrashers Evile are slowing things down on The Unknown (Napalm Records) to focus on songwriting.

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New Music Friday Rock and Metal New Album Releases 6-23-23


 

Check out our preview of the new Rock and Metal albums coming out this week!

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ALBUM REVIEW: Power Trip – Live In Seattle


 

It is now coming up to three years since the tragic passing of Power Trip frontman, Riley Gale. A true performer and metal legend from the beginning of the musical career till the end. Acting as both a testament and memory capsule to Gale’s memory and legacy comes a live album from the band’s vault from 2018, deep into the band touring the seminal Nightmare Logic.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Creeping Death – Boundless Domain


For a band named after one of ‘tallica’s finest songs from their early vintage period, you might be forgiven for thinking that Boundless Domain (MNRK Heavy) is a record full of modern Thrash Metal bangers … but you’d be wrong. Creeping Death purvey pure and unadulterated Death Metal, taking in all forms of the gory art with splashes of old-school, blackened, and doom thrown in the mixer.

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ALBUM REVIEW: The Dirty Nil – Free Rein To Passions


 

Ah, the age-old balance between the jagged, dirty edges of rock and the polish, apparently, required to make a commercial success of this left of mainstream universe we all inhabit. Get it right, and radio and playlists and such stardom-related “things” await… yet, to play that game too much and for too long is to risk losing the soul and joy that is at the heart of the art that got you there in the first place. So, seemingly as a response to the more contrived, collaborative, and involved process that led to their predecessor Fuck Art, alternative rockers The Dirty Nil have given themselves over to their natural instincts, indulging a Free Rein To Passions (Dine Alone) on their fourth album.

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