Welcome To Rockville ft. Mötley Crüe, Slipknot, Foo Fighters, Judas Priest, and More Announces Expanded Festival Experiences – Kicking Off This Week


Welcome To Rockville returns to Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida this week to kick off the festival season bigger and louder than ever event May 9-12, 2024!  200,000 fans are expected to attent, which would be a new record. Produced by Danny Wimmer Presents organization, the fest will be headlined by Mötley Crüe, Slipknot, Judas Priest, Foo Fighters Disturbed, Limp Bizkit, Queens Of The Stone Age, Judas Priest, Greta Van Fleet, Evanescence, and Kerry King among many others. Tickets and more info along with the full lineup can be seen below. Now the fest has announced their expanded experiences offerings to make it an even better value for fans! 

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Sonic Temple (Disturbed, Misfits, Pantera, Slipknot, Kerry King, Judas Priest, Evanescence, Limp Bizkit) Releases Daily Lineups



Sonic Temple 2024 is fast approaching next month! With 4 stages and 120 bands that’s 40 more than last year), the fest
features headliners Disturbed, Misfits, Pantera, Slipknot, along with Kerry King of Slayer, Judas Priest, Evanescence, Limp Bizkit and more. They have now released the daily schedule so you can plan your weekend if you are going! Taking place May 16-19, 2024, at the iconic Historic Crew Sonic Temple 202.4 Continue reading


Cult Of Fire to Perform with Bohemian Symphony Orchestra Prague at Brutal Assault



In a unique tribute to Czech classical composer, Bedřich Smetanat, black metal band, Cult Of Fire will join their forces with the Bohemian Symphony Orchestra Prague. Together they will deliver a special set commissioned by Brutal Assault, an experience not seen at the festival before, and rarely elsewhere. Keep reading below for more details.
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Spiritbox, Cryptopsy, Textures, Red Fang, Deicide, Dopethrone, Obscura, Plini, and More Added to Brutal Assault


Czech festival, Brutal Assault, has announced the booking of another 16 bands for 2024, ranging across death metal, stoner, prog and core. After The Burial, Cryptopsy, Deicide, Dopethrone, Night Verses, Obscura, Plini, Red Fang, Riverside, Severe Torture, Spiritbox, Stoned Jesus, Ten56., Textures, The Amity Affliction, and Villagers Of Ioannina City all join the bill. Find more information, including the full current lineup, in the article below.

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Sonic Temple 2024 Books Disturbed, Misfits, Pantera, Slipknot, Kerry King, Judas Priest, Evanescence, Limp Bizkit, and More!



The wait is over. Your Sonic Temple ‘24 lineup is finally here! This year in Columbus, Ohio we’re bringing the temple to new heights with 4 stages and 120 bands (that’s 40 more than last year)! Join us on May 16-19, 2024, at the iconic Historic Crew Stadium: America’s HOME of ROCK. 
SonInk (Sonic Temple + Inkcarceration) Combo Passes, Field Passes, Stadium Passes, VIP, and Suite passes go on sale exclusively via presale this Wednesday at 10am EST. AND, for the first time ever, indulge in the sweet life with a Sonic Temple suite for you and up to nine friends. Sign up for our Sonic Temple email list, and you’ll be the first in line when Presale passes drop this Wednesday, December 6 at 10am EST. You won’t want to miss the best party in rock and art! Sonic Temple 2024 features headliners Disturbed, Misfits, Pantera, Slipknot, along with Kerry King of Slayer, Judas Priest, Evanescence, Limp Bizkit and more. Continue reading


Hellsinki Metal Festival Has Booked Avantasia, Hammerfall, Kreator, Satyricon, Insomnium, Doro, Blackbraid and More for 2024


Hellsinki Metal Festival has announced their first bands for the 2024 event! The fest takes place on August 9th & 10th in Helsinki@! The first announcement includes Avantasia, Hammerfall, Kreator, Satyricon, Insomnium, Doro, Blackbraid and many more! Hellsinki Metal Festival, organized for the first time this year, found its own place on the Finnish festival grounds on the second weekend of August in 2023. More than 11,000 visitors were able to enjoy a bold and versatile lineup of performers, which also included several bands that rarely visit Finland. The official aftermovie of this year’s event can be viewed here.

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Welcome To Rockville Books Mötley Crüe, Slipknot, Foo Fighters, Judas Priest, Disturbed, Limp Bizkit, Queens Of The Stone Age, Greta Van Fleet, Evanescence, and Kerry King Among the Confirmed Acts For 2024


 

After record-breaking attendance of over 170,000 music fans over four days in 2023, Welcome To Rockville returns to Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida to kick off the festival season bigger and louder than ever May 9-12, 2024! Produced by the vaunted Danny Wimmer Presents organization, the fest will be headlined by Mötley Crüe, Slipknot, Judas Priest, Foo Fighters Disturbed, Limp Bizkit, Queens Of The Stone Age, Judas Priest, Greta Van Fleet, Evanescence, and Kerry King among many others. Tickets and more info along with the full lineup can be seen below. 

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: Download Festival 2023 Part 2, Live at Castle Donnington 


 

Saturday, and as will be of no surprise to anyone, it was pretty damn hot today too, people were noticeably moving much slower through the arena, and people were checking their phones for the forecast of tomorrow’s storm with excitement.

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: Download Festival 2023 Part 1, Live at Castle Donnington 


 

After hearing horror stories about the queues I was pleasantly surprised to arrive at the hollow turn of Donington for Download Festival 2023, and was parked up within 10 minutes. Not to dismiss the stories is it close the rather excellent download festival app a tool which I would find invaluable during my visit constantly advising incoming travellers of reach to avoid owing to congestion.Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: The Amity Affliction – Not Without My Ghosts


 

When any kind of metal band promotes their new material as “the heaviest music they’ve ever made”, it’s usually met with eye rolls from fans who have heard this very promise time and time again from their favorite groups who failed to deliver. Hearing this from The Amity Affliction, a group that has always stood on the lighter side of metalcore, I was one of the skeptical ones. Ever since the Australian quartet released their instant classic Let The Ocean Take Me in 2014, each album following has paled in comparison. 

Until now.

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