Beartooth Has Earned 1.3 Billion Global Streams


 

Wild times for Metalcore leaders Beartooth, as the Gold-selling rock band has earned 1.3 billion global streams across platforms and their catalog. The band, signed to Red Bull Records, recently released their new single and video “Riptide” which you can check out below. Catch the band in a few weeks at Aftershock Sacramento! See below for the breakdown of the band’s streaming success!Continue reading


The Weekly Ritual Rock and Metal News Show 7/1/22


Check out our weekly news show! We cover the major stories of the week in heavy music, rock, and metal news, tour dates, and festivals, New Music Friday, and more!

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Jose Mangin Signs a Multi-Year Deal with Danny Wimmer Presents Rock Festivals as Official Host and Live Correspondent


Big news at Danny Wimmer Presents festivals, creators of major US Rock and Metal festivals such as at Welcome To Rockville, Inkcarceration, Aftershock, and Louder Than Life! Jose “The Metal Ambassador” Mangin, an ever present force in metal culture between Sirius XM Radio and other gigs hjas signed on as Danny Wimmer Presents Rock Festivals as Official Host and Live Correspondent for those festivals.

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Watch Pro-Shot Video of Metallica Playing “Whiskey In The Jar” at Louder Than Life


Metallica continues to share new pro-shot videos from their recent return to the stage. The band headlined the Danny Wimmer Presents festival Louder Than Life last weekend. They topped the bill on two nights, with two different shows, including one where they performed all of “The Black Album.” In addtion to upcoming fests like Aftershock and Welcome To Rockville, they also recently played series of rare intimate shows earlier this month at the The Metro in Chicago and The independent in San Francisco. The band texted their fans via a new service and the tickets to the tiny venues, and both shows sold out in less than 1 hour. Metallica just released The Black Album Remastered Boxed Set and The Black Album Blacklist covers album on September 10th, 2021. Check out their cover of Thin Lizzy’s classic “Whiskey In The Jar” live at Louder Than Life!

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Watch Pro-Shot Video of Metallica Playing “The Struggle Within” at Louder Than Life


Metallica continues to share new pro-shot videos from their recent return to the stage. The band headlined the Danny Wimmer Presents festival Louder Than Life last weekend. They topped the bill on two nights, with two different shows, including one where they performed all of “The Black Album.” In addtion to upcoming fests like Aftershock and Welcome To Rockville, they also recently played series of rare intimate shows earlier this month at the The Metro in Chicago and The independent in San Francisco. The band texted their fans via a new service and the tickets to the tiny venues, and both shows sold out in less than 1 hour. Metallica just released The Black Album Remastered Boxed Set and The Black Album Blacklist covers album on September 10th, 2021. Check out “The Struggle Within” live at Louder Than Life!

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Watch Pro-Shot Video of Metallica Playing “Moth In To Flame” at Louder Than Life


Metallica continues to share new pro-shot videos from their recent return to the stage. The band headlined the Danny Wimmer Presents festival Louder Than Life last weekend. They topped the bill on two nights, with two different shows, including one where they performed all of “The Black Album.” In addtion to upcoming fests like Aftershock and Welcome To Rockville, they also recently played series of rare intimate shows earlier this month at the The Metro in Chicago and The independent in San Francisco. The band texted their fans via a new service and the tickets to the tiny venues, and both shows sold out in less than 1 hour. Metallica just released The Black Album Remastered Boxed Set and The Black Album Blacklist covers album on September 10th, 2021. Watch the band play their classic track from Ride the Lightning (Elecktra Records) “Creeping Death! ” Check out “Moth In To Flame” live at Louder Than Life!

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Mudvayne Reunites After A 12-Year Break, Booked to Play All Four Danny Wimmer Presents 2021 Festivals


 

Mudvayne is back! As we reported they would several months ago, they have announced their return after a 12-year hiatus, and will be performing exclusively at all four Danny Wimmer Presents U.S. festivals in 2021: Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival (a headlining performance) in Ohio, Louder Than Life in Kentucky, Aftershock in California and Welcome To Rockville in Florida. These dates mark the band’s first shows since 2009 and their only dates this year. The band shared a video announcement which you can watch here:

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Danny Wimmer Presents (Louder Than Life, Aftershock Festival), Announces Voragos – Destination Lunasea Beach Rock Cruise


As teased several months ago the planned collaboration between Danny Wimmer Presents, the leader in American Rock and Metal festivals (Sonic Temple, Louder Than Life, Aftershock, Welcome To Rockville, Inkarceration Festival), and Sixth Man Cruises, the leader in music and special event destination cruises have announced Voragos: Destination Lunasea Beach Rock Cruise, a rock festival and destination vacation experience. The five-day rock cruise sailing February 16-21, 2022 from Miami to Harvest Caye, Belize – where you’ll rock into the night at your own private island music festival on Lunasea Beach! Reservations are on sale now and lineup information is coming soon. They have also announced an early-bird, booster club – the Founders Club. Each person who books their spot on board prior to our lineup announcement will become a “Lunasea Founder” and receive a complimentary pass to a 2021 or 2022 DWP festival of their choice. Book now at the link below.

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Danny Wimmer Presents Announces Schedule for Inkcarceration, Louder Than Life, Welcome To Rockville, and Aftershock

The leading independent live entertainment producer and promoter Danny Wimmer Presents has announced the upcoming festival calendar for the year. The event lineup includes the return of fan favorites Louder Than Life and Welcome To Rockville, alongside the previously announced Aftershock, and new to the DWP family, Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival. Louder Than Life, the largest rock festival in America, will take place September 23-26, 2021 at Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center in Louisville, Kentucky and will be adding a Thursday night celebration event to kick off the weekend. All current pass holders will receive admission to the newly added Thursday night kickoff celebration for free.

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LIVESTREAM REVIEW: Puscifer – Existential Reckoning – Live at The Arcosanti


Theatrical Rock troupe Puscifer never does anything small and never has. Everything they do feels like an event level thing in an “it’s all happening” way. In the early days of the band, it was singles and EP’s before their debut album. Then it was a Paul Frank clothing drop or a few shows. Now, even in these trying times choking the music industry, the band finds creative ways to top themselves. They just released their new album, Existential Reckoning (read our review here) and for Halloween, they shared a visually striking, possibly insane, and high-quality multi-media livestream performance, Existential Reckoning – Live at The Arcosanti in the Arizona desert.

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