Foo Fighters, Robert Plant, Zac Brown Band, Daryl Hall & John Oates, John Fogerty, ZZ Top Booked for Bourbon and Beyond 2019

Bourbon & Beyond, The World’s Largest Bourbon Festival, has expanded to three days in 2019 and has announced full list Bands, Bourbon Lineup and Onsite Food Vendors for the destination festival. Taking place September 20, 21 & 22 In Louisville, KY, at the newly created Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center. Featuring Foo Fighters, Robert Plant And The Sensational Space Shifters, Zac Brown Band, Daryl Hall & John Oates, John Fogerty, and ZZ Top. Plus one-of-a-kind bourbon and culinary experiences, featuring master distillers and celebrity chefs. Continue reading

Louder Than Life Festival Experiences Announced, Festival Approaches Next Month

The World’s Largest Rock ‘N’ Roll Whiskey Festival Returns next month at Louder Than Life. Taking place at Champions Park In Louisville, KY from September 28, 29 and 30th. The bands leading the festival includes Nine Inch Nails, Alice In Chains, Godsmack, Deftones, Limp Bizkit, Ice Cube, Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin, Shinedown and more. Now the fest has announced their lineup of festival experiences has been revealed, always a highlight for attendees. Continue reading

Louder Than Life Books Avenged Sevenfold, Slipknot, Slayer, Disturbed, Korn and The Cult

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Louisville Kentucky’s top flight metal and hard rock festival, the 3rd annual Louder Than Life festival has announced its 2016 lineup. Avenged Sevenfold will headline, with Slipknot, Slayer, Disturbed, Korn and The Cult performing among others on October 1st and 2nd.

Tickets go on sale this Wednesday at noon EST at www.LouderThanLifeFestival.com. Prices will be $79.50 for a single-day general admission, $89.50 for a general admission weekend pass, and $234.50 for a VIP weekend pass. Other packages are available, with prices increases soon.

Other bands performing at Champions Park on River Road are Ghost, Cheap Trick, The Pretty Reckless, Alter Bridge, Pierce the Veil, Clutch, Anthrax, Hellyeah, Sevendust, Trivium and Sick Puppies. More than 50,000 fans attended last year’s sold-out festival, most from out of state.

With the Louisville locale in the forefront, the festival also features on bourbon and “gourmet man food”.

Celebrity chefs will be Edward Lee, Tom Coghill, Bill Kunz and Jonathan Schwartz, while the Gourmet Man Food Village will have several dozen choices, including Doc Crow’s, El Luchador,: 502 Café, Aporkalypse Now, Hi-Five Doughnuts, Holy Mole, The Comfy Cow, Gelato Gilberto and Cheese Louise.

Slipknot, by Melina D Photography

Slipknot, by Melina D Photography

Bourbon World, presented by the Louisville Courier-Journal, will feature Angel’s Envy, Basil Hayden’s, Benchmark, Buffalo Trace, Bulleit, Eagle Rare, Evan Williams, Four Roses, Jim Beam, Knob Creek, Maker’s Mark, Michter’s, Old Forester, Town Branch, Willett, Wild Turkey and Woodford Reserve.

Here are the daily line-ups:

Saturday, Oct. 1 – Avenged Sevenfold, Slayer, The Cult, The Pretty Reckless, Pierce The Veil, Cheap Trick, Chevy Metal, Anthrax, Motionless In White, Hellyeah, Sick Puppies, The Amity Affliction, Avatar, Neck Deep, Young Guns, Being As An Ocean, ’68, Twelve Foot Ninja, Dinosaur Pile Up.

Sunday, Oct. 2 – Slipknot, Disturbed, Korn, Ghost, Alter Bridge, Clutch, Biffy Clyro, Pop Evil, Skillet, Sevendust, Zakk Sabbath, Parkway Drive, Trivium, KYNG, Skindred, Adelitas Way, Crobot, Smashing Satellites, Sabaton.

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Anthrax Launches Devil You Know Bourbon

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Anthrax today unveiled their new line of Burbon dubbed “The Devil You Know”, named for their song ‘The Devil You Know’ from 2011’s Worship Music (Megaforce) album. The limited-edition Bourbon retails for $59 and is available here. http://bit.ly/1egO347 “Hand selected” by the veteran thrash band and created in conjunction with Kentucky-based Knob Creek distillery, ever order comes with an autographed card from the band.

Scott Ian comments on the creation of Devil You Know Bourbon:

“If we find something we really like and that we actually drink ourselves, we think maybe our fans might like it too, so we want to make it available for them”. “We really enjoyed ‘Indians,’ the bourbon we produced last year, and obviously our fans did as well as it sold out really quickly.”

The band promised the drink will be truly unique due to the blend of specially selected aged bourbons and rye whiskeys, as well as the wood barrels they were aged in.

 

 

Frank Bello remarked about the process:

“We had a great time sampling the different bourbons to find the one we thought was the best… And we hope our fans have the same good time drinking it. Responsibly, of course.”

Anthrax is on tour all year as the progress towards the follow up to Worship Music, due out in early 2016.

Scott Ian of Anthrax, shot by Echoes In The Well

Scott Ian of Anthrax, photo by Echoes In The Well

 

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