Punk Rock Bowling And Music Festival 20 Books Rise Against, NOFX, At The Drive-In, Mighty Might Bosstones And More

One of the longest-running, most successful American music festivals has been Punk Rock Bowling and Music Festival, celebrating their 20th anniversary in 2018. The festival, scheduled for May 25-28 in downtown Las Vegas, NV, has announced a preliminary lineup featuring Rise Against, NOFX, At The Drive-In, Mighty Might Bosstones, Turbonegro, Against Me!, L7, GBH and more. Continue reading

Riot Fest 2017 – Chicago, IL

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Riot Fest was started a few years back in the grand spirit of the old school one-off festivals of lore. It was intended to be special from the get-go and they have done a reasonable job of sandwiching themselves into a busy summer of Lollapalooza, Chicago Open Air, and many other destination festival shows. Having a mix of alternative rock, metal, Hip-Hop, indie rock, and more has helped carve out its own niche, and between special performances, varied food and beer options, late-night after parties, and basically the cool factor Chicago offers as one of the best cities in America, it’s no wonder fans flocked to the event from all over the world. Continue reading

Riot Fest 2017 Announces Full Schedule, Late Night Concerts

Riot Fest is coming next month in Chicago with headliners, Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and Jawbreaker. The festival has announced the full set times and stages for the event, as well as the late night concert series. All times and ticket link details can be found below. Continue reading

The 2017 Riot Fest Lineup Includes Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, Jawbreaker And More

Riot Fest is returning to Chicago’s Douglas Park this September, and the initial lineup is absolutely amazing. Continue reading

Punk Rock Bowling Announce Schedule Of Club Shows

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Punk Rock Bowling, the three day music festival held in Downtown Las Vegas on May 23-25, 2015 has announced the 16 late night club shows beginning Friday, May 22, 2015. This gives fans the opportunity to see their favorite bands in a more intimate setting; over 60 bands will take the stage throughout the weekend. All shows are 21 & over with valid ID.

Legendary acts performing in the intimate venues include Frank Turner (performing solo), GBH, The Rezillos, Laura Jane Grace, 7 Seconds, Hagfish, 88 Fingers Louie, Icons of Filth, Aggrocats (featuring members of Aggrolites and Hepcat), Street Dogs, English Beat plus many more. A full schedule is posted below.

In addition to the 3 main stage headliners of Rancid, Dropkick Murphys and Refused, other bands confirmed for the festival stages are The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Murder City Devils, Conflict, Turbonegro, Bad Manners, and Sick Of It All, Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine, Anti-Flag, Swingin’ Utters, A Wilhelm Scream, The Business, Bombshell Rocks, The Muffs, Mahones, Sniper 66, PEARS, I.R.A., Success!, Get Dead, Avenue Rockers, Eliza Battle, Sounds of Threat, and Battle Born.

Friday, May 22

Fremont Country Club: GBH, Infa-Riot
Tickets $20, doors @ 9pm Abrasive Wheels Schleprock
Evacuate

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Country Saloon: 7 Seconds, Street Dogs
Tickets $17, doors @ 9pm The F.U.’s, The Applicators
Anti Social

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Backstage Bar: Aggrocats, The Interrupters
Tickets $20, doors @ 9:30pm The Bohunks Gonzo

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Beauty Bar: The Humpers, The Hangmen
Tickets $17, doors @ 9:30pm Los Creepers Revolutions Pride

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Saturday, May 23

Bunkhouse: Frank Turner Laura Jane Grace
Tickets $20, doors @ 9pm plus more tba

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Fremont Country Club: The Rezillos, The Dickies
Tickets $18, doors @ 10pm The Weirdos The Crowd
Danger Friends

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Country Saloon: The Templars, The Beltones
Tickets $17, doors @ 10pm Bishops Green Booze & Glory
Straight Outta Luck

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Backstage Bar: Cadillac Tramps, Hagfish
Tickets $20, doors @ 10:30pm Johnny Madcap & The Distractions
The Drakulas

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Beauty Bar: Mobtown, The Champions
Tickets $17, doors @ 9:30pm TBA DJ Gonzo

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Sunday, May 24

Bunkhouse: SPECIAL GUEST English Beat
Tickets $20, doors @ 10pm The Skints, Chris Murray

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Fremont Country Club: Cheap Sex – The Unseen
Tickets $15, doors @ 10:30pm Clit 45, False Cause

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Country Saloon: Strung Out, 88 Fingers Louie
Tickets $17, doors @ 10:30pm Pulley Avenues

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Backstage Bar: Icons of Filth, Krum Bums
Tickets $18, doors @ 10:30pm No Parents Anti-Vision

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Beauty Bar: Tim Barry, Dave Hause
Tickets $15, doors @ 10:30pm Kevin Seconds, Darius Koski

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Monday, May 25

Country Saloon Punk Rock Karaoke
Tickets $5, doors @ 10pm Tartar Control

 

Linkin Park, System Of A Down, The Offspring, Slayer, Deftones, etc Confirmed For Amnesia Rockfest 2015

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The 10th edition of Amnesia Rockfest has announced Linkin Park and System of a Down will be headlining the Friday and Saturday nights of the event respectively. Tim Armstrong (Rancid) and Fat Mike (NOFX) are curators of the 10th anniversary edition.

The Offspring will be doing their album Americana in its entirety; Deftones performing their Around The Fur album in its entirety; and Rancid will be doing their And Out Come The Wolves set.

Some of this year’s new features include having several comedians such as Tom Green, Steve-O from Jackass (first Quebec appearance in 10 years, since the 2004 riot at the Metropolis) and Mike Ward. Several other surprises and secret performances are in store for festival-goers.

The rest of the lineup consists of:

Linkin Park (Headline Friday Night)
System Of A Down (Headline Saturday Night)
The Offspring (performing Americana album)
Slayer
Snoop Dogg
Rob Zombie
Tenacious D (featuring Jack Black – first Quebec appearance)
Pixies
Sublime with Rome
Deftones (performing Around The Fur)
Rancid (performing And Out Come The Wolves)
Bad Religion
Refused (reunion)
Bad Religion
Thrice (reunion)
Coheed And Cambria
Story Of The Year
Flogging Molly
Gogol Bordello
Propagandhi
Goldfinger
Less Than Jake
Good Riddance
Ten Foot Pole
The Bouncing Souls
Satanic Surfers (reunion)
Buzzcocks
Descendents
ALL
The Exploited
GBH
Michale Graves (of the Misfits)
Ministry
Skinny Puppy (first show since 1988)
Parkway Drive
Down
Fear Factory
Atreyu (reunion)
Carcass
Bolt Thrower (rare Canadian appearance)
The Melvins

Quebec Stage
Les Cowboys Frintgants
Banlieue Rouge (one night reunion)
Groovy Aardvark (one night reunion)
Subb (one night reunion)
MAP (one night reunion)
Penelope (one night reunion)
Blind Witness (one night reunion)
Bald Vulture (one night reunion)
Overbass (one night reunion)
Les Ékorchés (one night reunion)
Capitaine Révolte (one night reunion)
Mononc’ Serge
The Planet Smashers

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