Chicago Open Air – Daytona Park, Bridgeview, IL

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Fans gathered from around the USA and even the far reaches of the globe to attend the second annual Chicago Open Air festival. Although Rock On The Range, Louder than Life, Aftershock and others wear the crown for the greatest commercial rock and metal festivals in America, COA is poised to challenge both of those fests. Over 70,000 fans from everywhere came out to the fest in one of America’s greatest cities to see 40 bands on two stages. From what Ghost Cult saw, heard, tasted, and imbibed this weekend, this is a legit possibility. Continue reading

Chicago Open Air Set Times Announced For Festival Next Month

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Chicago Open Air Announces Experiences With Pop Up Party Tonight

 

The countdown to the 2nd Chicago Open Air Festival is on, with just 7 weeks to go. Tonight their will be a Pop up party celebrating the Kickoff Dinner hosted by Danny Wimmer Presents as the official Chicago Open Air Kickoff Dinner, held at Kuma’s Corner (2900 W. Belmont) on Thursday, July 13 at 7 p.m. For $50, attendees will be treated to burgers, appetizers and beer, and will have the chance to hang out with host Jose Mangin, from SiriusXM’s Liquid Metal. A limited quantity of only 100 tickets will be available at www.ChicagoOpenAir.com. Tonight’s pop up party is going down at the new Kuma’s location. More details below: Continue reading

On The Road… with The Hate Poison Tour

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One of the most exciting tours of fall kicked off last week in Denver as “The Hate Poison Tour” packed the house at The Summit Music Hall. Co-headlined by twin heavy hitters Escape The Fate and Nonpoint, the tour was a great showcase for established bands and young upstarts a like. Vincent Renn of Fiendish Memories was on hand to capture the action for Ghost Cult! Continue reading

Elias Soriano Of Nonpoint Talks Touring, Fan Support And Philosophy

 

Nonpoint, by Fiendish Memories Photography

Nonpoint, by Fiendish Memories Photography

Nonpoint kicked off the “Hate Poison Tour” last weekend with co-headliners Escape The Fate, Get Scared, Failure Anthem, and Through Fire. The band has been constant road warriors since their summertime release of their new album The Poison Red via Spinefarm Records. Covering the kick off show of the tour at Denver, CO’s Summit Music Hall, Vincent Renn of Ghost Cult caught up with Nonpoint front man Elias Soriano. In a candid, wide-ranging chat, Elias discussed his excitement for the tour, how hard the band have been pushing the new album, trusting their fan base, nearly 20 years of Nonpoint and how the band plans to celebrate in 2017! Continue reading

Nonpoint Kicks Off Tour With Escape the Fate,  Get Scared, Failure Anthem, Through Fire Tonight.

Nonpoint at ShipRocked, by Rick Triana

Nonpoint at ShipRocked, by Rick Triana

Rock veterans of nearly 20 years, Nonpoint is on tour behind their summertime release The Poison Red via Spinefarm Records. The band has continued to keep up a heavy road schedule, of headline tours and festivals.  The band plays tonight in Denver at Summit Music Hall  for the start of the  “Hate Poison Tour” with co-headliners Escape The Fate, Get Scared, Failure Anthem, and Through Fire.  Check out the full list of tour dates below: Continue reading

Failure Anthem Books tour With Adelitas Way, New Album Pre-Order

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Up and coming rockers Failure Anthem have booked a winter tour supporting Adelitas Way, playing dates from January 16th through February 16th. This will be the first tour supporting the new Failure Anthem album, First World Problems, releasing from the Razor & Tie label on January 22nd. The pre-order for First World Problems is available at these links: iTunes, Amazon, and MerchNow.

 

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The band kicks off a run of dates to close 2015 tonight with Like A Storm. Their new single ‘Paralyzed’, is out now and you can see  exclusive live performance of the single when you use the Shazam app. The band is also booking shows for later in 2016, including a slot at Carolina Rebellion.

Failure Anthem Tour Dates with Like A Storm

Dec 15: The Studio – New York, NY

Dec 16: Lost Horizon – Syracuse, NY

Dec 18: The Music Factory – Battle Creek, MI

Dec 19: Q and Z Expo – Ringle, WI

Dec 20: The Back Bar – Janesville, WI

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Jan 16: Pub Rock- Scottsdale, AZ

Jan 20: Gas Monkey Bar & Grill -Dallas, TX

Jan 21: Scout Bar- Houston, TX

Jan 22: Clicks Live -Tyler, TX

Jan 23: Kress Live- Biloxi, MX

Jan 24: England Brothers Bandshell Park- Pinellas Park, FL

Jan 26: The Masquerade- Atlanta, GA

Jan 29: The Blind Tiger*- Greensboro, NC

Jan 30: Hard Times- Hagerstown, MD

Jan 31: Chameleon Club- Lancaster, PA

Feb 02: Stanhope House – Stanhope, NJ

Feb 03: Iron Works – Buffalo, NY

Feb 04: Realm – Toledo, OH

Feb 05: The Machine Shop – Flint, MI

Feb 06: The Tree – Joliet, IL

Feb 08: Austin’s Fuel Room – Libertyville, IL

Feb 09: POV’s 65 – Spring Lake Park, MN

Feb 10: District – Rockford, IL

Feb 11: Aftershock* – Merriam, KS

Feb 12: Lookout Lounge- Omaha, NE

Feb 13: Marquis Theater- Denver, CO

Feb 14: Black Sheep- Colorado Springs, CO

May 07: Charlotte Motor Speedway – Concord, NC

*festival show

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News: Failure Anthem Supporting Adelita’s Way On Upcoming Tour

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Failure Anthem will be supporting Adelita’s Way on an upcoming tour.

Dec 15: The Studio – New York, NY (With Like a Storm)
Dec 16: Lost Horizon – Syracuse, NY (With Like a Storm)
Dec 18: The Music Factory – Battle Creek, MI (With Like a Storm)
Dec 19: Q and Z Expo – Ringle, WI (With Like a Storm)
Dec 20: The Back Bar – Janesville, WI (With Like a Storm)
Jan 16: Pub Rock – Scottsdale, AZ (With Adelitas Way)
Jan 20: Gas Monkey Bar & Grill – Dallas, TX (With Adelitas Way)
Jan 21: Scout Bar – Houston, TX (With Adelitas Way)
Jan 22: Clicks Live – Tyler, TX (With Adelitas Way)
Jan 23: Kress Live – Biloxi, MS (With Adelitas Way)
Jan 24: England Brother Bandshell Park – Pinellas Park, FL (With Adelitas Way)
Jan 26: The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA (With Adelitas Way)
Jan 29: The Blind Tiger – Greensboro, NC (Festival Show)
Jan 30: Hard Times – Hagerstown, MD (With Adelitas Way)
Jan 31: Chameleon Club – Lancaster, PA (With Adelitas Way)
Feb 02: Stanhope House – Stanhope, NJ (With Adelitas Way)
Feb 03: Iron Works – Buffalo, NY (With Adelitas Way)
Feb 04: Realm – Toledo, OH (With Adelitas Way)
Feb 05: The Machine Shop – Flint, MI (With Adelitas Way)
Feb 06: The Tree – Joliet, IL (With Adelitas Way)
Feb 08: Austin’s Fuel Room – Libertyville, IL (With Adelitas Way)
Feb 09: POV’s 65 – Spring Lake Park, MN (With Adelitas Way)
Feb 10: District – Rockford, IL (With Adelitas Way)
Feb 11: Aftershock – Merriam, KS (Festival Show)
Feb 12: Lookout Lounge – Omaha, NE (With Adelitas Way)
Feb 13: Marquis Theater – Denver, CO (With Adelitas Way)
Feb 14: Black Sheep – Colorado Springs, CO (With Adelitas Way)
May 07: Carolina Rebellion – Concord, NC (Festival Show)

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News: Disturbed, Rob Zombie, Scorpions, Five Finger Death Punch, etc Confirmed For Carolina Rebellion 2016

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Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion has been confirmed for May 6, 7 and 8, 2016 at Rock City Campgrounds at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC. Confirmed acts so far include:

Disturbed
The Scorpions
Rob Zombie
ZZ Top
Five Finger Death Punch
Shinedown
Deftones
Lynyrd Skynyrd
A Day To Remember
3 Doors Down
Alice Cooper
Bring Me The Horizon
Cypress Hill
Pennywise
Lamb Of God
Megadeth
Ghost
Sixx:A.M.
Anthrax
Collective Soul
Clutch
The Sword
The Struts
Asking Alexandria

Yelawolf
BABYMETAL
Pop Evil
Bullet For My Valentine
P.O.D.
Sevendust
Hellyeah
Between The Buried & Me
Parkway Drive
Black Stone Cherry
Saint Asonia
Trivium
Escape The Fate
August Burns Red
Turbowolf
Enter Shikari
Sick Puppies
Filter
Candlebox
Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown
New Years Day
Aranda
Thousand Foot Krutch
Red Sun Rising
Texas Hippie Coalition
Hands Like Houses
Code Orange
Failure Anthem
Avatar
Lacey Sturm
The Glorious Sons
From Ashes To New
Wilson
I Prevail
Monster Truck
Audiotopsy
Wild Throne
RavenEye

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Carolina Rebellion Announces Artist Performance Times

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Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion has released the band performance times for each day. The event is held at Rock City Campgrounds at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC The following is the schedule:

Friday, May 1 — Friday Night Campground Party
(for those with hotel and camping packages)

Jägermeister Stage

7:30 pm: 21st Century Goliath
8:40 PM: Failure Anthem
9:50 PM: Brown Sabbath

Saturday May 2

Monster Energy Rebellion Stage

12:30 PM: We Are Harlot
2:00 PM: Of Mice & Men
4:00 PM: Hollywood Undead
6:10 PM: Papa Roach
7:40 PM: Sammy Hagar & The Circle
9:50 PM: Korn

Monster Energy Carolina Stage
1:00 PM: Nonpoint
2:40 PM: Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts
4:45 PM: Chevelle
6:55 PM: Rise Against
8:45 PM: Marilyn Manson

ReverbNation Stage

11:15 AM: ReverbNation Winner TBA
Noon: Islander
1:30 PM: Stars In Stereo
3:20 PM: Jackyl
5:30 PM: Cheap Trick

Jägermeister Stage

11:15 AM: Lola Black
Noon: Sons Of Texas
1:30 PM: Beartooth
3:30 PM: Periphery
5:40 PM: Motionless In White

Sunday May 3
Doors open at Noon

Monster Energy Carolina Stage

1:30 PM: Young Guns
3:00 PM: In This Moment
4:50 PM: Halestorm
6:20 PM: Slash ft Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators
8:30 PM: Godsmack

Monster Energy Rebellion Stage

2:00 PM: Butcher Babies
3:35 PM: The Pretty Reckless
5:35 PM: Breaking Benjamin
7:25 PM: Slayer
9:35 PM: Slipknot

ReverbNation Stage

12:15 PM: Exodus
1:00 PM: Testament
2:30 PM: Suicidal Tendencies
4:10 PM: Queensrÿche

Jägermeister Stage

12:15 PM: Starset
1:00 PM: Hatebreed
2:30 PM: Tremonti
4:20 PM: In Flames

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