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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Sonic Temple, Welcome To Rockville and Epicenter, Organizers are “Assessing the Situation Very Carefully”

With a rash of postponements and cancellations, Danny Wimmer Presents, the company that puts on North America’s largest commercial Rock and Metal fests Sonic Temple, Welcome To Rockville and Epicenter, is advising caution and still figuring out what do do with the upcoming editions of the popular spring festivals. A number of festivals have been canceled or postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Coachella and Stagecoach have been pushed to October, while South By Southwest was canceled. Earlier today, Danny Wimmer Presentscommented:Continue reading

Metallica Pulls Out of Sonic Temple and Louder than Life Fests, Citing Personal Issues

Metallica has pulled out of their upcoming expected headline gigs at Sonic Temple this spring and Louder than Life next fall. This is due to James Hetfield’s ongoing recovery work and a need to prioritize his personal self-care, which has suffered in recent years. The band will honor all other shows this year, including Welcome To Rockville. Tool and TheRed Hot Chili Peppers will step in for both festivals. James has made a personal apology statement to fans on the news. Continue reading

Epicenter Books Disturbed, Godsmack, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Deftones, Papa Roach, Staind, David Lee Roth, Chevelle, Gojira and for 2020 Fest

Finally! After the announcement of Metallica performing at all the Danny Wimmer Presents Fests in 2020, now the full lineup of Epicenter is here, and it’s stacked! Among the bands booked are Disturbed, Godsmack, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Deftones, Papa Roach, Papa Roach, Staind, David Lee Roth, Chevelle, Gojira, Royal Blood, Cypress Hill, Rancid, I Prevail, Anthrax, Dropkick Murphys, Alter Bridge and more. Check out the early bird discount tickets and the full poster below!Continue reading