The festival formerly known as Rock On The Range is now Sonic Temple, and it has its inaugural lineup. The very first lineup is an absolute banger with legends like System of a Down, Foo Fighters, Disturbed, Ghost, Bring Me The Horizon, The Prodigy, Lamb of God, Halestorm, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Chevelle, In This Moment, The Cult, Killswitch Engage among others. There will also be a comedy tent with Andrew Dice Clay, Henry Rollins and more. Tickets go onsale November 30th at 12 Noon EST at the link below. Taking place at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus (traditionally the home of Rock on the Range) on May 17 – 19, 2019, Sonic Temple promises all the musical firepower of ROTR, but with innovative food and drink options and other features to make it an even more impressive festival experience and more in line with Bourbon and Beyond.
Bloodstock Open Air has made their third band announcement for 2019! Heavy rock legends Scorpions will headline Sunday night on 11th August, closing out the Ronnie James Dio Stage and the festival! Scorpions are one of the greatest bands on of all time for 50 years, selling 160 million albums with countless hits worldwide, including ‘Rock You Like A Hurricane’, ‘No One Like You’, and ‘Big City Nights’. Continue reading
Power metal titans Sabaton have been named the first official headline act for Bloodstock Open Air 2019. They will headline Friday 9th August in what will be their only UK show in 2019. The band released a trailer below discussing the announcement! Standard weekend tickets are also currently available at ‘early bird’ prices (just £132 for four days of metal fun), which you can buy from the link below. Continue reading
Roadburn Festival 2019 has expanded with more bands and named their Artist In Residence. Cave In, Old Man Gloom, Thou (artist in residence), Daughters, Henrik Palm (as part of Tomas Linberg’s special curation of the fest), Drab Majesty, Ulcerate, Imperial Triumphant (full Vile Majesty live performance), Gold, Wolvenst with special guests, Messa, and Mord’a’stigmata. Cave In performed a special unplugged tribute to Caleb Scofield (RIP) at Roadburn 2018. More bands and special events to be announced soon. Continue reading
Maryland Deathfest has added a plethora of new bands to the 2019 festival. Borknagar, Unleashed, and Benediction will all play Exclusive USA shows at the fest and joining them are Voivod, Anaal Nathrakh, Churchburn, Revenge, Primitive Man, Spectral Voice, Neckbeard Deathcamp and many more. Usually, round two is the “final announcement for MDF, but “a handful of bands will be announced next week to wrap up the billing”. All ticket options are now on sale at the link below. Continue reading
After what seemed like a summer of endless waiting, the 70,000 Tons Of Metal (70K of Metal) has finally named their first band for the 2019 cruise. Accept, Eluveitie, and Subway To Sally is the first band setting sail on the next cruise. Follow 70 tons on Facebook and their other social for clues to what other bands they will add to finish the first wave of acts. The cruise will take place from January 31st to February 4th2019 from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Labadee, Haiti. Continue reading
One of the biggest heavy music festivals in the world takes place starting today at Download Festival UK 2018 lifts off! With headliners like Ozzy Osbourne, Guns N Roses, and Avenged Sevenfold, one might be hard-pressed to find a better top of the bill in 2018. Ghost Cult brings you the day by day can’t miss bands in our preview below! Continue reading