The Return of Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival Lineup Features Foo Fighters, Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, Kiss, Godsmack, Rob Zombie, Puscifer, Jawbreaker, Beartooth, and More


Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival is returning in 2023 for the first time in several years with Foo Fighters, Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, Kiss, Godsmack, Rob Zombie, Queens Of The Stone Age, Falling In Reverse, Chevelle, Puscifer, Beartooth, I Prevail, Jawbreaker, Sublime With Rome, Bullet For My Valentine, The Pretty Reckless, Pennywise, Trivium, Black Veil Brides, and many more. The full lineup is listed below.

An exclusive Sonic Temple presale for festival email subscribers begins Wednesday, January 11 at 10:00 a.m. ET. Fans who sign up for the Sonic Temple e-mail list before 10:00 PM ET on Tuesday, January 10 will receive a dedicated code providing the first chance to buy festival passes. Fans can sign-up to get first access for the Early Bird presale by going to the link below: Continue reading


Watch Stephen Carpenter of Deftones in a Guitar Play-Through Video for “Passenger”


Deftones had a big year in 2022, touring behind their excellent 2021 album Ohms (Warner Music). The band has a headline tour featuring Gojira, held their annual Dias De Los Deftones festival in San Diego, and more. The band will spend 2023 touring and playing festivals, like Welcome To Rockville. Stephen Carpenter has been sharing playthrough videos and he just released a new one featuring the White Pony album classic “Passenger” which features Maynard James Keenan of Tool, who also produced that track. Continue reading


Welcome To Rockville 2023 Books Pantera, Tool, Slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, Rob Zombie, Godsmack, Evanescence, Incubus, Queens Of The Stone Age, Alice Cooper, and More!


 

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.

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Crosses (ft Members of Deftones, Far) Share a New Single and Video for “Sensation” – New EP Incoming


After dropping new singles and covers in the last year, ††† – a.k.a. Crosses, the duo made up of Deftones’ Chino Moreno and producer/multi-instrumentalist Shaun Lopez recently announced their forthcoming EP Permanent Radiant, due for release on December 9th and share a new track and sexy video for “Sensation” – which you can watch now!

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The Weekly Ritual Rock and Metal News Show 11/11/22 – Live and Direct


Check out our weekly news show! 📰 We cover the major stories of the week in heavy music, rock, and metal news, tour dates, and festivals, New Music Friday, and more! Continue reading


System Of A Down, Korn, Deftones, Incubus, Evanescence, Turnstile, Chevelle, Coal Chamber, Flyleaf, Mr. Bungle and More are Booked for Sick New World Fest in 2023


 

System Of A Down, Incubus, Korn, Evanescence and Deftones will headline Sick New World Festival, a new music festival in 2023 featuring some of the biggest names in nu-metal. Among the dozens of bands on the bill, it will mark the reunions of both Flyleaf with lacey Sturm and Coal Chamber. The event will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2023 at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds in Las Vegas, Nevada. This was the site of the recent When We Were Young Festival, that was forced to cancel one day of the fest due to high winds.

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Crosses (ft Members of Deftones, Far) ) Share a New Video and Single “Vivien” – New EP Incoming


After dropping new singles and covers in the last year, ††† – a.k.a. Crosses, the duo made up of Deftones’ Chino Moreno and producer/multi-instrumentalist Shaun Lopez have announced their forthcoming EP Permanent Radiant, due for release on December 9th and share a new track and video titled “Vivien.” Watch the video now and stream the single and pre-save the EP on all DSPs now!

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ALBUM REVIEW: Polyphia – Remember That You Will Die



Since their inception in 2010, Polyphia have proven to be an ever-moving entity; one that is hugely (and purposefully) hard to pigeonhole, even across the duration of each album. Armed with potent musicianship across the board, the band have ever expanded their sound from their early days culminating currently to a cauldron of styles and tones across. It is likely you will hear this about many artists but it is a sentiment that reigns entirely true on Remember That You Will Die (Rise Records).

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ALBUM REVIEW: Holy Fawn – Dimensional Bleed


Back in the tail end of the seventies, Bon Scott of AC/DC sang “if you want blood, you got it.” Over four decades later in 2022, we might hear a comparable rallying cry from vocalist/guitarist Ryan Osterman and his post-rock/shoegaze band Holy Fawn. However, on Dimensional Bleed (Wax Bodega) — the Arizona natives’ second album — the message would be more like “if you want relentless, beautiful sadness, you got it.”

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