CONCERT REVIEW: Lorna Shore – Currents – Rivers Of Nihil – Varials – Entheos Live at The Worcester Palladium


Ahhh, Christmas time. A time when the family gets together, sits by the fire, trade stories back and forth… and moshes. That’s right folks, it may have been 5 days before Christmas but that didn’t stop Will and the boys from putting together a handful of Christmas shows complete with deathcore Christmas trees and lights a plenty!Continue reading


Lorna Shore Books Christmas Shows ft. Currents, Rivers of Nihil, Varials, and Entheos


 

Lorna Shore has booked three Christmas shows this December! The shows are dubbed A Lorna Shore Christmas and the first will take place at the Worcester Palladium, with the other two at The Paramount on Long Island and finally Starland Ballroom in New Jersey. The Pre-sale code and Ticket links are at the link below. Direct support on the shows will come from Currents, Rivers of Nihil, Varials, and Entheos. Lorna Shore has had a huge year touring the globe, are currently in Europe, and have completed several tours with Gojira and Mastodon!

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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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Aftershock Festival 2023 Books Guns N’ Roses, Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Korn Godsmack, Pantera, Incubus, Queens Of The Stone Age, Limp Bizkit


The West Coast’s Biggest Rock Festival, Aftershock, grows even more in 2023 with its most packed lineup yet offering 95-plus bands over four full days, led by headliners Guns N’ Roses, Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, and Korn. The destination event, held at Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA on October 5-8, builds on last year’s record-setting success including an audience of 160,000 music fans and bringing in nearly $30 million to the region. The festival is headlined by Guns N’ Roses, Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, Godsmack, Pantera, Incubus, Queens Of The Stone Age, Limp Bizkit, with Megadeth, Rancid, Turnstile, 311, The Cult, and many more! Watch the announcement video here and get your tickets and full details at the link below. Continue reading


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


Welcome To Rockville 2023 Books Pantera, Tool, Slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, Rob Zombie, Godsmack, Evanescence, Incubus, Queens Of The Stone Age, Alice Cooper, and More!


 

Pantera, Tool, Slipknot and Avenged Sevenfold will headline the 2023 edition of the Welcome To Rockville festival, set to take place May 18-21 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Also scheduled to appear are Deftones, Rob Zombie, Godsmack, Evanescence, Incubus, Queens Of The Stone Age, Alice Cooper, Chevelle, and Coheed & Cambria, among many others. Tickets are on sale now at the link below.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Varials – Scars For You To Remember


 

Scars For You To Remember (Fearless Records) is the third full-length album from a Philadelphia-based five-piece that has created an engaging slice of industrialized post-hardcore, that will find a willing audience from fans of Code Orange and the like. Varials spent six weeks together holed up in a remote mountain house writing, before locking down in the studio and recording with producer Jeff McKinnon (Broken Youth / Lasciate).

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This Is Hardcore 2022 Announces Full Line-Up Hatebreed, Thursday, Madball, Terror and More!


This Is Hardcore has announced its full lineup for this summer, taking place July 9th at Franklin Music Hall in Philadelphia, PA. Heading up the stacked bill are headline bands such as Hatebreed, Thursday, Madball, Terror, and More! Tickets are on sale now at the link below:

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Jayden Panesso of Sylar Talks “Seasons” Album, Dealing with Criticism


Ghost Cult caught up with Jayden Panesso last fall at Rock Allegiance Festival. The band had just dropped their new album ‘Seasons’, on Hopeless Records. Jayden talked candidly about his anxiety about releasing new music in the “internet” age, reading negative comments online, Nu Metal and Hardcore bands who inspired him, and much more. Sylar is getting ready to kick off a headline tour with Varials and Groundculture, and we have shared the dates below. Thanks to Jayden and Sylar for hanging out with us. Interview by Keefy and videography by Omar Cordy of OJC Photography. Continue reading


New England Metal And Hardcore Festival 19, At The Worcester Palladium


The long running New England Metal And Hardcore Festival held its 19th annual event recently and the lineup was excellent. As usual, fans came from all of New England and even further reaches of musicdom to hangout and rock at the grand old lady of music venues in Massachusetts, The Worcester Palladium in Worcester, MA. Hillarie Jason covered the festival once again for Ghost Cult and shot the awesome pictures for this piece! Continue reading