Faith No More Replaces Limp Bizkit at Aftershock Festival


 

Faith No More, by Meg Loyal Photography

With Limp Bizkit cancelling all of their 2021 concerts and festivals, Faith No More has stepped in to headline the Thursday night lineup of Aftershock Festival. Also appearing that night, Anthrax, Testament, Exodus, Knocked Loose, Death Angel, Fit For A King, and Oxymorons.

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BABYMETAL to Release “10 Babymetal Budokan” Album In October


Japanese pop-metal band BABYMETAL started 2021 with the continuation of the celebration of its tenth anniversary by playing a series of ten exclusive shows at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo. They were the youngest female artists to ever headline the venue for those events. Now, BABYMETAL reveal details of an encore streaming event, produced by Danny Wimmer Presents. A director’s cut of “10 Babymetal Budokan” (which streamed last Saturday June 26), the encore stream gives fans the opportunity to enjoy a different take on the performance with new cuts and a special edit.

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LIVESTREAM REVIEW: Epica – Ωmega Alive


A live-streamed event in support of their latest album Ωmega (Nuclear Blast), Dutch sextet Epica pull out the stops for an explosive return to the stage, their first since the Coronavirus crisis began last year. Presented by Danny Wimmer presents and filmed at AED Studios in Belgium, the band are given a generous performance area to strut their symphonic stuff and they utilise every bit of space in typically bombastic style.

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Metallica, Nine Inch Nails, Korn, Judas Priest, and More Booked for Louder Than Life Festival


Louder Than Life has made their full lineup reveal for 2021 and it’s massive. “The Largest Rock Festival In America” has expanded to four days – September 23th to 26th at Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center In Louisville, KY. The line up features Metallica, Nine Inch Nails, Korn, Judas Priest, Jane’s Addiction, Snoop Dogg, Machine Gun Kelly, Staind, Mudvayne, Rise Against, Cypress Hill, Gojira, Ghostemane, Seether, Pennywise, Beartooth, The Distillers, Killswitch Engage, and many more! Single-day and weekend passes on sale now at the link below.

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LIVESTREAM REVIEW: Staind – It’s Been A While Live


Henry W. Longfellow wrote that “… music is the universal language of mankind.” Music, to some people, generates their very life force. The pandemic came barreling into our lives like a runaway train canceling future plans indefinitely. The music industry was immediately impacted as devastated fans watched helplessly as show by show and entire tours were canceled. Fans of the ginormously popular alternative metal band Staind held little hope that after a five-year hiatus they would see their beloved Staind as scheduled. Alas, the tour was not meant to be, as the weeks turned into months, music fans were slowly giving up on ever seeing live music performed in the near future. Fortunes are turning around in 2021, and until the band can hit the road again, Staind has announced The Return of Staind: a two-part Global Streaming series.

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Aftershock Festival Adds the Original Misfits As the New Saturday Night Headliner


 

Aftershock, a festival part of the Danny Wimmer Presents family of events, has announced that The Original Misfits will be the new Saturday Night Headliner, following the departure of My Chemical Romance from the fest due to the pandemic. The original Misfits had booked a slew of arena shows and festival slots in North America from 2018 to 2020. Aftershock also features Metallica as the headliner the other two nights of the fest. Tickets are on sale now. Recent additions 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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LIVESTREAM REVIEW: Korn – Monumental


It’s been a struggle for artists to convey their art to fans in the midst of a concert moratorium due to the pandemic. Yet with almost 30 years as a band under their belt, Korn knows how to give the fans what they want through the innovation and creativity they’ve built their brand on. With their latest offering, “Korn: Monumental,” the band brought their signature stage presence to fans all over the world via livestream from a visually stunning overlook in Los Angeles, California. While many live streams have focused on giving audiences an intimate experience, Korn managed to amplify the feel of their electrifying live performance to a new level of massive grandiosity. Making expert use of lighting and aerial shots, the band can be seen from all angles being bathed in the blue and white light as stunning visuals are projected off the enormous screens installed as part “Stranger Things: The Drive-Into Experience.”

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Danny Wimmer Presents (Louder Than Life, Aftershock Festival), Announces Voragos – Destination Lunasea Beach Rock Cruise


As teased several months ago the planned collaboration between Danny Wimmer Presents, the leader in American Rock and Metal festivals (Sonic Temple, Louder Than Life, Aftershock, Welcome To Rockville, Inkarceration Festival), and Sixth Man Cruises, the leader in music and special event destination cruises have announced Voragos: Destination Lunasea Beach Rock Cruise, a rock festival and destination vacation experience. The five-day rock cruise sailing February 16-21, 2022 from Miami to Harvest Caye, Belize – where you’ll rock into the night at your own private island music festival on Lunasea Beach! Reservations are on sale now and lineup information is coming soon. They have also announced an early-bird, booster club – the Founders Club. Each person who books their spot on board prior to our lineup announcement will become a “Lunasea Founder” and receive a complimentary pass to a 2021 or 2022 DWP festival of their choice. Book now at the link below.

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GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to Watch the “Korn: Monumental” Livestream


Korn will host an immersive global livestream event, next weekend! Scheduled for Saturday, April 24th at 1:00PM PDT / 4:00PM EDT / 9:00PM BST / 10:00PM CEST, the ticketed immersive concert experience will broadcast worldwide from the set of the breath-taking Stranger Things: The Drive-Into Experience. Produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, the performance promises to be an unforgettable set from the iconic band, highlighted by rare and sought-after deep cuts and classics from their legendary catalog. Since KORN’s latest critically acclaimed album, The Nothing (Roadrunner Records), never received a proper tour due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, KORN: MONUMENTAL will mark the live debut of select tracks from the new record for fans around the globe. Watch the trailer and enter our contest below!Continue reading


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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