Louder Than Life Festival Canceled Due To Venue Conditions

Festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents announced that, due to the continuing rain and deterioration of conditions at Champions Park, this weekend’s Louder Than Life Festival in Louisville, KY has unfortunately been canceled. Full refunds for fans are available at the links below. The fest was to have featured Nine Inch Nails, Alice In Chains, Godsmack, Deftones, Limp Bizkit, Ice Cube, Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin, Shinedown and more. As fans prepared to travel from far and wide for the second largest rock and metal music festival every year but the conditions of the venue, following rains that forced the shutdown of this past weekend’s Bourbon and Beyond Festival. You can read the statement from Danny Hayes, CEO of Danny Wimmer Presents below. Continue reading

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Shadow Woods Metal Fest IV

Today is the day! America’s best underground brutal, blackened underground music festival, Shadow Woods Metal Fest begins today. Although a few bands have been last minute cancellations due to Hurrican Florence and Ghost Bath canceled their entire tour due to van troubles, the festival is 100%taking place with only rain expected at Camp Hidden Valley, in Whitehall Maryland. The lineup includes  Abigail Williams, Xasthur, Aether Realm, Rozamov, Heavy Temple, A Sound of Thunder, Barishi, Destroyer of Light, Husbandry, God Root, Hepatagua, Cloak, Wolvhammer, Imperial Triumphant, Black Mass,  and many more. Tickets are still available at the gate for you late deciders.  Continue reading

Chicago Open Air Goes On Hiatus For 2018, Set To Return Next Year

Chicago Open Air has announced that the festival has gone on hiatus for 2018, and that it will be back for 2019. The festival had already announced their lineup by early March last year for the 2017 edition that featured Korn, Avenged Sevenfold, Rob Zombie, Ozzy Osbourne, KISS, Slayer, Anthrax, Behemoth, Lamb Of God, Pig Destroyer and many more. The fest was considered a success and drew 70,000+ fans to Daytona Park in Bedford, IL, right outside of Chicago. Continue reading

Guns N’ Roses Announces European Summer Tour Dates For 2018

Guns N Roses. Photo credit: Katarina Benzova

Already announced as a headliner for Download Festival, Guns N’ Roses have announced a full headline tour of European Festivals and their own shows for next summer. In addition to Donwload Fest in the UK, France and Spain, GNR will also appear at Grasspop Metal Meeting, and more. Full details below. Continue reading

My Dying Bride Cancels For Eindhoven Metal Meeting, Dark Tranquility Added

Due to unforeseen personal circumstances, My Dying Bride has dropped out of this December’s Eindhoven Metal Meeting. Apparently, the cancellation was beyond the control of both the band and the festival. The good news is, Dark Tranquility has been added as an exclusive headliner on December 15th, the first night of the fest. More details, ticket links, and the full lineup so far are listed below Continue reading

Rock Am Ring Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat, Today’s Lineup Canceled

Chaos ensued earlier today in Nuremberg, Germany at the legendary Rock Am Ring Festival. It was evacuated over a possible bomb threat, with the festival organizers released a statement confirming that the rest of the June 2 lineup has been canceled. Today’s show included a headlining performance from Rammstein. Continue reading

Goldenvoice Confirms – No Desert Trip II In 2017

According to a news report from Billboard Magazine, Desert Trip, the music festival jokingly called “Oldchella” will not be making a return in 2017. The festival made a huge return on their investment, and drew an audience of over 150,000 for a high-end festival experience and had the likes of Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, The Who, Roger Waters, and Neil Young at the Empire Polo Club in Coachella Valley, Indio, California is officially not coming back for round two. Continue reading