Slipknot, Disturbed, Staind, Limp Bizkit, Papa Roach and More Booked for Rock Fest

Rock Fest has set most of its lineup, according to a report by The PRP. Slipknot, Disturbed, Staind, Limp Bizkit, Papa Roach, and dozens of more bands will head the bill at the annual fest held near Cadott, WI from July 16th-18th. One direct support act to headliner Limp Bizkit is still pending for Saturday, July 18th. They will be revealed on January 24th. Continue reading

Gemini Syndrome Set To Kick Off New Tour Tomorrow Night

Alt- Metal band Gemini Syndrome are kicking off a new headline tour tomorrow night in Oklahoma. The thirteen date “Synner Conversion Tour” will see direct support from Code Red Riot, except for the bands’ appearance at Rock USA Festival. The band is currently in the process of writing their third studio album, expected to be released in late 2018 via RED MUSIC. All tour dates are on sale now. Continue reading

The 2018 Rock USA Festival To Feature Rob Zombie, Godsmack, Marilyn Manson, And More!

The 2018 Rock USA festival will be taking place on July 12th-14th in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and the lineup is pretty awesome. Continue reading

Slipknot, Disturbed, Korn, FFDP, Chevelle, Meshuggah, And More Join Chicago Open Air

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Chicago Open Air, buoyed by naming Rammstein as their inaugural headline act, has now added a plethora of bands including Slipknot, Five Finger Death Punch, Chicagoans like Disturbed, Chevelle, and Ministry, plus Meshuggah, Of Mice and Men,In This Moment, Hollywood Undead, Trivium, Carcass, Hatebreed, Periphery, Drowning Pool, Butcher Babies, Through Fire, Breaking Benjamin, Pop Evil, Gojira, Deafheaven, The Devil Wears Prada, Helmet, Nothing More, Saint Asonia, Miss May I, Beartooth, Silver Snakes, City Of The Weak, Marilyn Manson, Bullet For My Valentine, Killswitch Engage, Babymetal, Asking Alexandria, Corrosion Of Conformity, Letlive. All That Remains, We Came As Romans, Jim Breuer & The Regulators, Upon A Burning Body, Gemini Syndrome and more. With this incredible lineup of talent as well as craft beer and “Gourmet Man Food”, Chicago Open Air from the very outset is vying to become the premiere American music festival.

Disturbed released a statement about playing the festival in their hometown:

“It is long overdue that one of the greatest rock cities in the world has a festival of its own. We are honored and excited to be one of the headliners at the inaugural Chicago Open Air festival in our hometown of Chicago.”

Daily band lineups (subject to change)

Friday, July 15:

Rammstein
Chevelle
Ministry
Of Mice & Men
Meshuggah
In This Moment
Hollywood Undead
Trivium
Carcass
Hatebreed
Periphery
Drowning Pool
Butcher Babies
Through Fire

Saturday, July 16:

Disturbed
Korn
Breaking Benjamin
Pop Evil
Gojira
Deafheaven
The Devil Wears Prada
Helmet
Nothing More
Saint Asonia
Miss May I
Beartooth
Silver Snakes
City Of The Weak

Sunday, July 17:

Slipknot
Five Finger Death Punch
Marilyn Manson
Bullet For My Valentine
Killswitch Engage
Babymetal
Asking Alexandria
Corrosion Of Conformity
Letlive.
All That Remains
We Came As Romans
Jim Breuer & The Regulators
Upon A Burning Body
Gemini Syndrome

General Admission and VIP tickets are on sale now at ChicagoOpenAir.com.

Weekend GA Field: $219.50
Weekend GA Bowl: $119.50
Weekend VIP: $399.50
Weekend VIP 2-Packs: $860.00
Single Day GA Bowl: $49.50

All VIP tickets include: VIP entrance lanes into the event, access to a VIP lounge area featuring dedicated food and beverage offerings (for additional purchase), field and stadium level viewing areas of the main stage, dedicated restroom facilities, and a commemorative Chicago Open Air VIP-only laminate.

Festival doors open at 11:00 a.m. each day and the show ends at 11:30 p.m. on Friday, 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 10:00 p.m. on Sunday.

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ShipRocked 2015 Adds Gemini Syndrome, Metal Allegiance, Icon for Hire, etc.

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ShipRocked, the ultimate rock music cruise vacation has added Gemini Syndrome, Icon For Hire, Three Years Hollow, Daybreak Embrace and Sidewise. Rex Brown (Kill Devil Hill/ex-Pantera), Troy Sanders (Mastodon) and Alex Skolnick (Testament) are among the special guests confirmed to perform with Metal Allegiance on ShipRocked.

The previously announced acts on the bill –fueled by Monster Energy–will be headlined by Limp Bizkit. The sixth ShipRocked will also feature Chevelle (Pre-Party only), heavy metal all-star band Metal Allegiance, Black Label Society, Buckcherry, P.O.D., Sevendust, Tremonti, Andrew W.K., Living Colour, Filter, Lacuna Coil, Nonpoint, Otherwise, Zach Myers of Shinedown with J.R. Moore & Zack Mack, Crobot, Thousand Foot Krutch, Wilson, Gemini Syndrome, Icon For Hire, Andy Wood, Letters From The Fire, Cilver, Daybreak Embrace, Sidewise, Three Years Hollow, and DJ Lippy Rage.

ShipRocked guests are invited to start their vacation early with the ShipRocked Super Sailgate Pre-Party on February 1, 2015. The Pre-Party will feature Chevelle’s only ShipRocked performance, as well as sets from Sevendust and Wilson.

ShipRocked 2015 will be hosted by satellite radio host Kayla Riley, as well as Ralph Sutton of The Tour Bus Radio and The SDR Show.

Each night, guests will be treated to a late night taping of The SDR Show (Sex, Drugs & Rock & Roll Show; www.theSDRshow.com) hosted by Ralph Sutton and comedian Jay Oakerson, who will interview various band members.

Comedians Jay Oakerson and Luis J. Gomez will also perform various stand-up sets throughout the cruise.

New to ShipRocked this year will be a tattoo parlor hosted by Spaded & Jaded Tattoo and yoga with Mari Dew of Rock My Yoga.

ShipRocked on-board and beach activities also include the usual photo meet and greets, pool-side games, artist Q&A sessions, trivia challenges, game shows, parties, contests and more.

Also onboard, the ShipRocked charity auction will benefit Cancer Sucks, a nonprofit organization dedicated to funding innovative medical research and finding a cure for cancer. The auction will feature one-of-a-kind rock memorabilia from current and past ShipRocked bands and more. ShipRocked guests have a history of generosity. In 2014, ShipRocked Cancer Sucks! onboard charity auction raised over $100,000.

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