Riot Fest 2024 Books Fall Out Boy, Beck, Slayer, Pavement, St. Vincent, NOFX, Rob Zombie, Bright Eyes, Sublime, The Offspring, GWAR, Dr. Dog, Mastodon, Suicidal Tendencies, Laura Jane Grace, and More

Riot Fest, the iconic annual punk rock and alternative music festival, is excited to announce its 2024 lineup, along with the introduction of an innovative new world, and a venue change, now with parking! This year’s festival will take place at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, Illinois, from September 20-22nd, featuring 90+ bands over 3-days, and will feature RiotLand, an immersive “Choose Your Own Adventure” world that promises to elevate the festival experience to new heights.Continue reading

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

Blink-182, Gwen Stefani, Shinedown, Beck and More Booked for First South Star Festival in Alabama

Huntsville, AL is welcoming the inaugural South Star Festival to John Hunt Park on September 28-29. The event will make its debut this fall, with headliners Blink-182 and Gwen Stefani alongside Shinedown, Beck, Jane’s Addiction, Sublime, Goo Goo Dolls, Jimmy Eat World, TLC, Ludacris, Juvenile and the 400 Degreez Band, Big Boi, Gin Blossoms, Pete Yorn, Candlebox, Vanessa Carlton, Winona Fighter, Bully, Dexter & Moonrocks, and Billy Allen + The Pollies. Keep reading below for further details.
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Finding Joseph Biography To Delve Into The Life of Bad Brains Frontman HR



Bad Brains frontman Paul “H.R.” Hudson has had an amazing career, which is far from over. From helping create and lead hardcore punk with Bad Brains being nominated for the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame. Now Lesser Gods Publishing (A Vulgar Display Of Pantera) is releasing the first fully authorized biography for H.R.: Finding Joseph I: An Oral History of H.R. from Bad Brains. Continue reading

Video: Kilgore Reunites For Hometown Charity Show

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Underground 90s metal leaders Kilgore reunited last weekend for their first show in several years in their hometown of Providence, RI at The Met. They were joined other prominent bands from the scene reuniting: Times Expired, the much respected Shed, and State of Corruption. Coming together for a tribute show for late Providence area studio owner and producer Joe Moody, Kilgore played a set of favorites from their two albums Blue Collar Solitude and A Search For Reason. You can watch fan-filmed footage of two songs, ‘Steamroller’ and ‘A Lullaby For Your Casket’ below:


Three of the bands’ original members Jay Berndt, Brian McKenzie, and Bill Southerland were joined by late era bassist Marty O’Brien (Tommy Lee, Lita Ford) for the show. The band sold new merch including a remastered and expanded version of their demo Die Cast, that was originally produced by Joe Moody. Kilgore, also known as Kilgore Smudge, rose to prominence from the norther east on a fusion of classic metal sounds like Black Sabbath and Clutch, and hardcore. They played Ozzfest in 1998 toured heavily for years touring with Slayer, Marilyn Manson, Clutch, Fear Factory, Biohazard, Sublime, and Spineshank. Vocalist Jay Berndt has a new band called Bloodriders and also has released outlaw country and folk/Blues/Americana, and rock solo albums.

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