Pantera, Tool, Slipknot and Avenged Sevenfold will headline the 2023 edition of the Welcome To Rockville festival, set to take place May 18-21 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Also scheduled to appear are Deftones, Rob Zombie, Godsmack, Evanescence, Incubus, Queens Of The Stone Age, Alice Cooper, Chevelle, and Coheed & Cambria, among many others. Tickets are on sale now at the link below.
Crossover Thrash Metal band OTTTO has shared a new single for the song “Skyscraper!” The band has kicked off a co-headlining tour with Bastardane, another young thrash group. Both groups share a famous lineage from Metallica, as OTTTO features Ty Trujillio (Korn and Suicidal Tendencies live) (son of Robert Trujillio) and Bastardane features Castor Hetfield (son of James). The new single is a preview of the band’s as-of-yet unannounced late 2022, second album. Check out the track now and stream the track on all DSPs!
Bastardane the Metal and Rock band featuring drummer Castor Hetfield, the son of Metallica’s frontman James Hetfield, has just released its debut album, Is This Rage? The band was formed in 2019 and has played several high-profile gigs, including opening for Kirk Hammett’s The Wedding Band during Metallica’s 40th Anniversary Week San Francisco Takeover. They will play on the same bill at Metallica this May at BottleRock Napa! In addition to the 21-year-old Castor, the Savannah, Georgia-based hard rock trio includes Jake Dallas on vocals/bass and Ethan Sirotzki on guitar. Purchase and stream the full album now.
BottleRock Napa Valley, presented by JaM Cellars, has announced the 2022 festival daily lineup and release of single-day tickets. The three-day music, wine, craft brew and culinary festival will take place in the heart of the City of Napa at the Napa Valley Expo on May 27-29, 2022. All 3-day festival tickets have sold out. Single-Day tickets will be available Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. PST. Headlined by Metallica, P!nk, Twenty One Pilots and Luke Combs to this event will totally sell out soon. Get your tickets here:
BottleRock Napa Valley and Metallica have announced that they will be one of the headliners for this year’s festival. It will be held Memorial Day Weekend, May 27-29th 2022 at the Napa Valley Expo in Northern California. The festival returns to its usual weekend after moving to Labor Day weekend in 2021. You can read our full review here. Also performing in addition to headliners Metallica, P!nk, Twenty One Pilots and Luke Combs, the BottleRock Napa Valley lineup includes The Black Crowes, Kygo, Pitbull, Greta Van Fleet, Mount Westmore (featuring Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, E-40 and Too $hort), Rainbow Kitten Surprise, CHVRCHES, Bleachers, Spoon, BANKS, Alessia Cara, SAINt JHN, Vance Joy, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Silversun Pickups, The Wailers featuring Julian Marley, Iration, Greensky Bluegrass, grandson, Amos Lee, Yola, Tai Verdes, MisterWives, Marcus King, FLETCHER, Bahamas, Noah Kahan, Grandmaster Flash, Marc E. Bassy, Fantastic Negrito, Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, Skip Marley, Kikagaku Moyo, Royal & the Serpent, Aly & AJ, Justus Bennetts, Wild Rivers, Kinky, Tessa Violet, Dorothy, Foy Vance, The Brothers Comatose, JORDY, Blu DeTiger, Atlas Genius, Jake Wesley Rogers, The Happy Fits, Djo, Ana Tijoux, Allison Ponthier, Hot Milk, Diamante Eléctrico, DE’WAYNE, Madame Gandhi, Liily, The Suffers, Motherfolk, Eliza & The Delusionals, William Prince, James Tormé, Taipei Houston, Bastardane, OTTTO, Niko Rubio, Peter Collins, Jharrel Jerome, Ron Artis II, Full Moonalice, The Alive, Jaleh, Kosha Dillz, Chelsea Effect, The Silverado Pickups and Napa Valley Youth Symphony.