Shinedown, Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch, Live, Taking Back Sunday, Seether, Skillet Booked For Inkcarceration 2019

Last year’s inaugural Inkcarceration Fest in Ohio was a smash! The fest is back in 2019 and looks big with Shinedown, Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch, +Live+, Taking Back Sunday, Seether, Skillet among the bands playing over three days in July 12th– 14th at the Historic Ohio State Reformatory. Ohio State Reformatory, a.k.a. Shawshank Prison, in Mansfield, OH – will feature over 30 bands on two outdoor stages, 70 tattoo artists, reformatory tours, gourmet food trucks, the best drinks and for the first time, the haunted house attraction, Escape from Blood Prison! The full line-up and links to buy tickets below. Watch the teaser for the fest now.  Continue reading

Slipknot To Open Haunted House, Details About New Album And Reissue Project

You can keep your lame Pumpkin Spice flavored everything, Autumn is for Halloween! Slipknot, not strangers to the spooky side of life, is opening a badass themed haunted house in the spirit of the next month. Dubbed “The Slaughterhouse”, it will be hosted by the Barnum Factory. The 10,000 square-foot Slaughterhouse opens Oct. 5 at the Barnum Factory (97 Indiana Ave.) and runs through Oct. 31. General admission tickets cost $20, with $30 skip-the-line passes also available. The concept was co-created by M. Shawn Crahan (left), co-founding Slipknot member, and Ian Miller, Slaughterhouse owner. In a conversation with the Des Moines Register Crahan detailed the venture and also the prospects of new Slipknot music, and the coming re-issue for All Hope Is Gone (Roadrunner) and more! Continue reading

Blackest Of The Black Festival – Silverado, California

As the earth shook and the ground parted, so did the gates to another world open, spewing forth demons of the Blackest of the Black. Bands, fans, vendors and the occasional celebrity descended upon Oak Canyon Park—a quaint little camping spot nestled in the hills of Silverado, California—for the Blackest of the Black Festival. This gathering of the depraved and debauched was the brainchild of none other than Jersey native and trailblazer of horror punk and doom-goth-metal, Glenn Danzig. Opening day of the festival coincided with the release of Danzig’s new album, Black Laden Crown (Nuclear Blast Records), his follow-up to 2015’s Skeletons Continue reading