System of a Down, Foo Fighters, Disturbed, Ghost, Bring Me The Horizon Booked For Sonic Temple Festival

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.

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Bloodstock 2019 Announces Scorpions As Sunday Night Headliner

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

Sabaton Named First Headliner For Bloodstock Open Air 2019

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

Cave In, Old Man Gloom, Thou, Daughters Booked For Roadburn 2019

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 2019 Books Borknagar, Unleashed, Voivod, Anaal Nathrakh, Churchburn And More

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

70000 Tons Of Metal Cruise Books Accept, Eluveitie, Subway To Sally As First Bands For 2019

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

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Ozzy Osbourne, Guns N Roses And Avenged Sevenfold Lead Download 2018

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

Nine Inch Nails, Avenged Sevenfold, Shinedown, Deftones, Ice Cube Booked For Louder Than Life Festival

Louder Than Life 2018 has made their formal lineup annoncement for this years edition. In addtion to previously announced headliner Nine Inch Nails, the fest now includes Nine Inch Nails, Avenged Sevenfold, Shinedown, Deftones, Ice Cube, Papa Roach, Bullet for My Valentine, Slash, Limp Bizkit, Clutch, RED SUN RISING, Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown, The FEVER 333, Knocked Loose and more. Tickets on sale this Friday at the links below. Continue reading

Blink 182, Beck, Blondie, Alkaline Trio, Bad Religion And More Booked For Riot Fest

 

Riot Fest had their big reveal last night, announcing the first and main wave of bands for this coming September in Chicago. Held September 14th-16th at Douglas Park in Chicago, IL the headliners include Blink-182, Beck, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Incubus, Young The Giant, Interpol, Blondie, Alkaline Trio, Father John Misty, and Jerry Lee Lewis. Tickets are on sale now at the link below. Continue reading

RPM Fest Announces Full Lineup With Tombs, Child Bite, INCITE, Acid Witch And More

Child Bite, by OJC Pics/Omar Cordy

RPM Fest, New England’s biggest heavy music and camping festival, featuring 50 bands on three stages has announced their full lineup for this summers’ event. The fest is headed up by Tombs, Acid Witch, Child Bite, INCITE, Against the Grain, S.N.A.F.U., Dead Empires, BARISHI, Heavy Temple, Cortez, Solium Fatalis, Hey Zeus, Epicenter, Ice Giant, Age of Embers, CAZADOR, VRSA, Goblet, Hepatagua, Jeopardy, Bellower, Lobotomobile, Das Muerte, The Beast of Nod, The Damaged, Worshipper, Sonic Pulse, Virus of Ideals, The Humanoids and many more bands seen below. Continue reading