Wendy’s Savages Metal Bands For National Roast Day

Worldwide fast-food burger chains are not always synonymous with metal, especially with all the Vegan hardcore bands around today. The two intersected on January 4th for National Roast Day (#NationalRoastDay) as GWAR, Attila frontman Chris Fronzak, Emmure, Atreyu, Beartooth, Hawthorne Heights, Miss May I, CKY‘s Matt Deis, Miss May I, State Champs, Knocked Loose, Victory Records, Hopeless Records and more were roasted savagely by Wendy’s Twitter team. Check out all the band posts and the rest of the posts aimed at the unsuspecting public.  Continue reading

Shvpes Share New Video And Single For “Calloused Hands”

Shvpes have released a brand-new single ‘’ from their forthcoming album, Greater Than. The album is due for release On November 9th via Search And Destroy/ Spinefarm Records. The band also announced as special guests on tour with Hawthorne Heights UK tour. Continue reading

Rock on the Range Live at Mapfre Stadium

What began at Crew Stadium in 2007 as a one day festival with 14 bands has evolved into a three-day festival with around 60 bands each year. Since its humble beginnings of Rock on the Range, it has sold out. In 2007, the fest sold out at only 30,000 tickets compared to this year’s 140,000 tickets. ROTR has become the “mecca” of rock fests on the east coast. Rockers AKA “Rangers” migrate by the thousands to Mapfre Stadium in Ohio from across the globe to attend. A spiritual pilgrimage of sorts for die-hard rock fans perhaps? I can only speak for myself, but it is an amazing experience to embrace the many cultures.

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FESTIVAL PREVIEW: ROCK ON THE RANGE 2018

Rock On The Range has become the biggest single weekend music festival in America, and is always a great cross-section of the best rock and heavy metal bands around. This years lineup is incredible with Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Alice In Chains, Godsmack, A Perfect Circle, Stone Sour, Breaking Benjamin, Three Days Grace, Stone Temple Pilots, Machine Gun Kelly, Bullet For My Valentine, The Used, Tech N9ne, Underoath, BABYMETAL, Body Count and more. Kicking off in a few hours, Ghost Cult brings you our day by day preview of the can’t miss bands at the fest. Continue reading

Rock On The Range Set Performance Times Announced

The biggest American music festival of the year, Rock On The Range takes place next week, May 18, 19 & 20 At MAPFRE Stadium In Columbus, OH. The festival follows giant bands in the rock and metal genre such as  Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Alice In Chains and more. The near sold out event  has a very limited number of Single Day General Admission Tickets still left, but is expected to sell out again. Check out the band set times below and get ready for all the action. Continue reading

The 2018 Northern Invasion Lineup Features Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, A Perfect Circle, Alice In Chains, And More!

The 2018 Northern Invasion festival will be taking place on May 12th & 13th at the Somerset Amphitheater in Somerset, Wisconsin. Today the organizers have announced the lineup, and it’s pretty damn awesome. Continue reading

The 2018 Rock On The Range Lineup Includes Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Alice In Chains, And More!

Woah. The 12th annual Rock On The Range lineup has been announced, and it’s the best one yet. Continue reading

JT Woodruff Of Hawthorne Heights Talks Past And Future With Ghost Cult

 

Ghost Cult hit up the 2017 Vans Warped Tour last month in Arizona. In the midst of the brutal heat several bands stood out that day, including metalcore veterans Hawthorne Heights. Our Victoria Anderson and Isabel Uzcategui caught up with JT Woodruff to discuss the Warped tour, playing new music, playing the classics, and their new album on the way, expected sometime in 2018. Continue reading

Vans Warped Tour 2017: Phoenix, Arizona

Hawthone Heights, by Originate Designs Photography

The Vans Warped Tour. Twenty-Three years of a traveling road show that showcases a plethora of bands. Some people thumb their nose up as it being full of emo wannabes or full of bands no one has heard before. But those people ignore the fact that this is an institution. Twenty-three successive years of promoting hundreds of bands on a full summer tour. It’s pretty much the longest most successful American festival; it rivals the festivals in Europe. Continue reading