Korn, Five Finger Death Punch, Shinedown, Evanescence, Megadeth and More Booked for Rocklahoma 2022


Rocklahoma will celebrate its 15th anniversary this year and has put together a great lineup for the party! This year, Rocklahoma will make its Labor Day Weekend Party America’s biggest as the three-day camping festival features some of today’s top rock artists, including Korn, Five Finger Death Punch, Shinedown, Evanescence, Megadeth, Seether, Three Days Grace, Cypress Hill, Jelly Roll, and more! Rocklahoma takes place on Friday, September 2, Saturday, September 3, and Sunday, September 4 at Pryor Creek Music Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma, just outside of Tulsa. Produced by AEG Presents and original Rocklahoma founders Pryor Creek Music Festivals, Rocklahoma showcases the best new rock acts and classic artists performing on three stages. With onsite camping amenities and unparalleled VIP packages, Rocklahoma lives up to its motto of “Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Rock.”

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ALBUM REVIEW: Bleed From Within – Shrine


 

I think I’ve made my point regarding redundant subgenres within metal quite obvious in past reviews. If you haven’t read those, then what are you waiting for? Go arm yourselves with knowledge. I only bring this up because after a few listens of Bleed From Within’s Shrine (Nuclear Blast) I have no idea exactly where to file them in the grand metal rolodex. And that is actually a good thing. Continue reading


Hollywood Undead Shares New Single and Video – “Chaos”


Hollywood Undead return to the road next week on the “Kill The Noise Tour” North American tour with Papa Roach and Bad Wolves with a SOLD OUT show in Anaheim, CA. Tickets and VIP Packages for are available at the link below. Check out their new single “Chaos,” produced by WZRD BLD (Lil Wayne, Bullet For My Valentine, Lil Peep), the latest in their string of collabs. A visualizer for the track can be viewed here. The band will release the official haunting and artistically choreographed video directed by Jensen Noen (Ice Nine Kills, Falling In Reverse, Asking Alexandria). Watch it nowContinue reading


Tommy Vext Shares a New Single and Video “Trust The Science” Under The Lone Wolf Moniker, ft. Topher


Former Bad Wolves and Divine Heresy singer, Tommy Vext just dropped his first new single “Trust the Science”, under the moniker, The Lone Wolf. The song features another controversial artist, rapper Topher. The song is based on their views on the COVID-19 vaccine. View the video below: Continue reading


Bad Wolves Announce Partnership with Sweet Relief Musicians Fund


Bad Wolves have announced their charitable partnership with Sweet Relief Musicians Fund. The partnership is set to include a special series of merch donations from the band to help with Sweet Relief’s goal in providing financial aid for all types of career musicians and music industry workers who are struggling to make ends meet while facing physical or mental health issues, disability, or age-related problems. One of which will be a guitar signed by every current member of the band. The announcement follows yesterday’s news that Bad Wolves are part of the all-star line-up of musicians confirmed to participate in the Sweet Relief F-COVID Campaign, in partnership with Fandiemand BandsInTown. The campaign, which also has names like Eric Church, Imagine Dragons, Nine Inch Nails, Martina McBride on its roster of artist participants, benefits Sweet Relief’s COVID-19 Fund, which specifically gives relief to artists directly impacted by the current pandemic. For more information visit the link below. “If Tomorrow Never Comes,”a song which already has multiple millions of streams across platforms and for which the band recently released the official music video comes from their album Dear Monsters (Better Noise Music) and ahead of their upcoming tour with Papa Roach and Hollywood Undead.

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Papa Roach Shares a New Single – “Stand Up”


Papa Roach have dropped a fiery new single, the anthemic and political leaning single “’Stand Up” is inspired by the social unrest of marginalized people throughout the world. It’s about feeling of wanting to give up when you’re backed against the wall. For the ones that have been oppressed for so long that a sense of hopelessness is all they have,” shares front man Jacoby Shaddix. “Stand Up is meant to inspire that whisper, that small voice inside that you are worth standing for. Step into empowerment and shake the world with your voice.” The forthcoming album, expected to drop later this year, will be released via New Noize Records, in partnership with ADA Worldwide (WMG’s independent label and artist services arm). The track debuted on Sirius XM Octane and you can stream it at all DSPs now here:

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Papa Roach Officially Books North American “Kill The Noise” Tour with Hollywood Undead and Bad Wolves


Papa Roach has officially announced their previously teased first leg of their North American “Kill The Noise Tour” featuring very special guests Hollywood Undead and Bad Wolves. The tour, produced by Live Nation, will make stops in the United States and Canada, marking the band’s first headlining tour in three years. VIP Packages for the tour are On Sale Now, while General Public On-sale launches Friday, December 17 starting at 10AM local time on Ticketmaster.com. Citi is the official presale credit card of the Kill The Noise Tour. As such, Citi card members will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 10AM ET until Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 10PM local time through Citi Entertainment. For complete presale details visit the link below!

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ALBUM REVIEW: Whitechapel – Kin


Turns out those dudes in Whitechapel are going to be alright. About a decade removed from the great Deathcore rush, this Knoxville unit is still putting up strong numbers and successfully exploring beyond the confines of the genre. And if you enjoyed the genre line blurring on 2019s The Valley, well it turns out Kin (Metal Blade) is willing to venture further out into the woods.

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Five Finger Death Punch Books European Tour Dates Next Summer


Five Finger Death Punch will return to Europe for a string of tour dates, their first since early 2020. Kicking off at Nova Rock Festival in Austria in June, the band will (Headline show) festivals and perform in arenas. Megadeth and Bad Wolves will be the special guests in Berlin, Moenchengladbach, and Rotterdam – reuniting FFDP with their 2020 touring partners. Tickets go on sale October 29th, 2021. The band is currently in the studio working on new music for their forthcoming ninth studio album to be released in 2022. Continue reading


Doc Coyle Gives an Update on The New Bad Wolves Album


Bad Wolves, who split with their former frontman Tommy Vext in January, had previously announced Daniel “DL” Laskiewicz (ex-The Acacia Strain) as their new vocalist. Now Doc Coyle has given an update on Twitter that the new BW album, Dear Monsters, “is done being mixed and mastered “after 15 months.” He also recently posted a photo of the band together on Instagam. The album is tentatively due out later in 2021 via the bands’ label Better Noise Music.

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