Slipknot Rebrands Knotfest.com Launches As a New Global Content Destination 

Slipknot has reinvented its flagship site Knotfest.com website as a new global content destination, showcasing art, music, culture & media for the rock & metal community. It will come to fans directly from artists and leading genre content creators. The have announced new exclusive shows, including the Electric Theater interview series, hosted by M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan. To celebrate the launch in explosive fashion and marking what would have been the kick-off weekend of the highly anticipated Knotfest Roadshow US tour, Knotfest.com will be hosting an exclusive Knotfest Roadshow streaming event this Friday, May 29th at 3pm PDT. Interviews with Interviews from Slipknot, Underoath and Code Orange.

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High Priestess, Cirith Ungol, Fit For An Autopsy, Cloak and Allegaeon Top the Gimme Radio Weekly Charts

Gimme Radio has published its top ten Gimme Metal chart for the week ending May 8th, and it is led by High Priestess, Cirith Ungol, Fit For An Autopsy, Cloak and Allegaeon. Other top ten bands include Havok, Icon of Phobos, Elder Druid, The Black Dahlia Murder, and Code Orange. Each week Gimme Radio publishes its Gimme Metal chart listing the top 40 tracks played on the station for the week. Already the best metal discovery service online, the Gimme Metal chart is a powerful tool for listeners, labels, and artists for staying up to date on the best new metal released by established greats and up-and-coming underdogs, all handpicked by Gimme’s knowledgeable DJ roster and editorial team. Continue reading

Hellfest 2020 is Officially Canceled, 2021 Fest Announced

Faith No More in Boston, by Meg Loyal Photography

Crushing news for the summer festival season in Europe, as France’s legendary Hellfest, has been canceled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The festival announced today it was unable to host the festival, which takes place in Clisson, France, outside of Paris. Hellfest 2021 is already announced for next summer. The 2020 edition was to have had Faith No More, and Down will be joined by Deftones, System Of A Down, Incubus, Korn, Mastodon, Opeth, Deep Purple, Judas Priest, The Offspring, Infectious Grooves, The Darkness, Obituary, Death DTA (the Death tribute featuring members of Death), At The Gates, Entombed AD, Sacred Reich, Devin Townsend, Meshuggah, The Black Dahlia Murder, Dying Fetus, Misery Index, Mayhem, Abbath, Rotting Christ, Primordial, The Great Old Ones, Wardruna, The Hu, Taake, Watain, Alcest, Borknagar, Gaahl’s Wyrd, Electric Wizard, Baroness, Om, Witchcraft, Black Mountain, Elder, ASG, Envy, Mono, John Garcia & the Band of Gold, High On Fire, Pelican, Killing Joke, Perturbator, Life of Agony, 3TEETH, Inter Arma, Body Count, Suicidal Tendencies, Youth of Today, Slapshot, Jesus Piece, Higher Power, Social Distortion, Anti-Flag, Agnostic Front, Reverend Horton Heat, Grade 2, Code Orange, and more. Dumb and Dumbest Podcast had an episode dedicated to the fest last summer. Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Code Orange – Underneath

It’s a fascinating time to be in the Code Orange camp. It’s been a little over three years since the bruising Forever stormed the Metallic Hardcore gates and they’re finally releasing the proper follow-up, Underneath (Roadrunner) to a hungry world. And the hype is certainly a factor. Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #347: Coronavirus and Code Orange

While the Coronavirus is throwing a wrench into many bands’ plans, Code Orange has figured out a way to host their record release party without a venue! Underneath is out now via Roadrunner and you can livestream their show tonight here on Twitch  Keefy and Curtis to discuss the story on the new Dumb and Dumbest – Episode #347 Coronavirus and Code Orange! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists.  And we just launched a Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading

UPDATED: Code Orange to Stream Their Record Release Show From an Empty Venue This Weekend

Kudos to Code Orange for taking a bad situation and making it good. Rather than totally cancel their record release show tomorrow night for their banging new album Underneath (Roadrunner Records), they found a solution. The band will host LAST ONES LEFT: In Fear of The End: a live stream on Twitch  (STREAM LINK HERE: https://m.twitch.tv/codeorangeofficial/profile) where the band will perform alone in an empty venue! Fans will be able to donate/contribute money and buy the exclusive record release merch they could have gotten had they made the gig in person! This is amazing. See all the details in the post below and purchase and stream Underneath right now! Continue reading

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: March 13th New Music Releases

Purchase And Stream All The New Music Released Today!

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Code Orange Shares New Single – “Sulfur Surrounding”

Code Orange has shared a new single, ‘Sulfur Surrounding’, from their upcoming new album Underneath, dropping this Friday on March 13, via Roadrunner Records. The band has already released two other singles and a ton of other content for fans in the run-up to this exciting new album! Check out the track here! Continue reading