Staind Announces New Live Album and Livestream Series


Multi-platinum active rock band Staind has returned to activity with a new live album from their comeback tour in 2019 and has also announced a livestream series. The band will release their first album in 9 Years, Live: It’s Been Awhile, on May 7th, 2021. The performance comes from their tour stop in their comeback show at their old stomping grounds at Foxwoods Casino and Resorts in Connecticut, a short drive from the band’s Massachusetts roots. They also announced The Return Of Staind: A Two-Part Global Streaming Series, in partnership with Danny Wimmer Presents (Sonic Temple, Welcome to Rockville, Louder than Life, Aftershock Festival). Tickets and limited-edition packages including virtual meet & greets are on sale now at the link below.

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Puscifer to Perform Their “Money $hot” Album in Full for Their Upcoming Livestream


Puscifer, by Meg Loyal Photography

Puscifer, led by Maynard James Keenan of Tool and A Perfect Circle, has announced their next livestream event, following their incredible “Existential Reckoning” Live At the Arcosanti” (review here) stream. “Billy D and The Hall of Feathered Serpents featuring Money $hot by Puscifer” debuts on Keenan’s April 17 birthday, and reprises the Luchador-infused performances surrounding the band’s 2016 album, Money $hot (which will be played in its entirety). The production is once again presented as a collaboration with Danny Wimmer Presents (Sonic Temple, Louder Than Life, Aftershock Sacramento, Welcome To Rockville) will take place at The Mayan Theater, Los Angeles’ historic 1920s era revivalist theater featuring original artwork by Mexican painter and sculptor Francisco Cornejo, serves as the backdrop to the one-time outing. The elaborate cultural landmark, with its jaw-dropping Mayan calendar infused chandelier and a lobby dedicated to the bird-meets-reptilian deity Quetzalcoatl, gave birth to the performance’s title. “While looking both forward and backwards, we stumbled into The Hall of Feathered Serpents,” explains Mat Mitchell. “The perfect site to pay homage to the Money $hot album and tour.” Watch the trailer now.

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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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Danny Wimmer Presents and Sixthman Announce New Five Day Rock Cruise and Private Island Festival for 2022


The biggest name in American music festivals and the biggest name in music cruises have gotten together. Danny Wimmer Presents and Sixthman are proud to announce a new partnership in 2022, combining the signature world-class talent and unrivaled immersive festival experiences both companies have pioneered in their combined decades in business. The new event is sailing President’s Day weekend February 16 – 21, 2022, from Miami to Harvest Caye, Belize. The lineup is coming in early 2021.

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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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Aftershock 2021 Adds Rancid, Social Distortion, The Offspring, Machine Gun Kelly, Rise Against, Volbeat, Gojira, Mastodon, Parkway Drive, and More


Aftershock Festival has announced its comeback for the fall of 2021 with an additional day and exciting new bands! The headliners are intact with Metallica headlining two nights and My Chemical Romance’s reunion highlighting the middle weekend date. Added to the festival bill now are Limp Bizkit, Rancid, The Offspring, Social Distortion, Rise Against, Volbeat, Machine Gun Kelly, Mastodon, Gojira, SEETHER, Parkway Drive, and many more. A special first time ever Thursday night date, presented by Jack Daniels, is headlined by Limp Bizkit and also hosts Parkway Drive, Testament, Hatebreed, Exodus, Knocked Loose and Fit For a King. Brought to you by Danny wimmer Presents, the West Coast’s Biggest Rock Festival–to Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA on October 7, 8, 9 and 10. Passes are on sale now at the link below and you can watch a special trailer video now.

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Puscifer Announces “Existential Reckoning: Live At Arcosanti” Livestream Event


Theatrical musical troupe Puscifer, led by Maynard James Keenan (Tool, a perfect circle) will release their next album, Existential Reckoning (Alchemy Recordings/Puscifer Entertainment/BMG), October 30th, 2020. The album continues the legacy of creating stimulating and confounding musical and twists and turns. Now they have announced a plan to take fans into the Arizona Desert to take fans into the high desert of Arizona with a visually-stunning, livestream concert experience dubbed “Existential Reckoning: Live at Arcosanti.” Livestream tickets, as well as a selection of limited edition merchandise exclusive to attendees, are available now via the link below. The event is being co-produced by Danny Wimmer presents (Sonic Temple, Aftershock Festival, Welcome to Rockville) The livestream debuts on Oct. 30 at 3:00 pm Pacific/6:00 pm Eastern/10:00 pm UK/11:00 pm EU and remains on-demand for 72 hours. Watch the teaser for the event now.

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Aftershock Festival Postponed Until 2021, Metallica and My Chemical Romance to Headline


Rough news as expected due ot the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic; Danny Wimmer Presents has announced that Aftershock 2020, scheduled for October 9 – 11 at Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA, has been rescheduled to October 7 – 10, 2021, and has released the following statement:Continue reading


Watch Metallica’s Full Headline Set from Rock on The Range 2017


Metallica kicked off a new online series called “Offstage With DWP” that features never-before-seen festival performances, interviews, exclusive acoustic performances and more, all from concert organizer Danny Wimmer Presents. The show launched on Friday (June 12) with Metallica’s full-length headlining set from May 2017’s Rock On The Range event in Columbus, Ohio. You can now watch the concert below.

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Epicenter, Welcome To Rockville and Sonic Temple 2020 are Canceled, Coming Back in 2021


In a sad announcement, Danny Wimmer Presents has regretfully announced the cancellation of Epicenter, Welcome To Rockville and Sonic Temple Festivals due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. They did announce that the fests will make a comeback in 2021. They are offering FULL Refunds and transfers for next year’s fests. The fall festivals should happen as usual and Metallica will now headline Thursday, September 17 at Louder Than Life.

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