Staind Announces New Live Album and Livestream Series


Multi-platinum active rock band Staind has returned to activity with a new live album from their comeback tour in 2019 and has also announced a livestream series. The band will release their first album in 9 Years, Live: It’s Been Awhile, on May 7th, 2021. The performance comes from their tour stop in their comeback show at their old stomping grounds at Foxwoods Casino and Resorts in Connecticut, a short drive from the band’s Massachusetts roots. They also announced The Return Of Staind: A Two-Part Global Streaming Series, in partnership with Danny Wimmer Presents (Sonic Temple, Welcome to Rockville, Louder than Life, Aftershock Festival). Tickets and limited-edition packages including virtual meet & greets are on sale now at the link below.

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Danny Wimmer Presents Announces Schedule for Inkcarceration, Louder Than Life, Welcome To Rockville, and Aftershock

The leading independent live entertainment producer and promoter Danny Wimmer Presents has announced the upcoming festival calendar for the year. The event lineup includes the return of fan favorites Louder Than Life and Welcome To Rockville, alongside the previously announced Aftershock, and new to the DWP family, Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival. Louder Than Life, the largest rock festival in America, will take place September 23-26, 2021 at Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center in Louisville, Kentucky and will be adding a Thursday night celebration event to kick off the weekend. All current pass holders will receive admission to the newly added Thursday night kickoff celebration for free.

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Aftershock Festival Postponed Until 2021, Metallica and My Chemical Romance to Headline


Rough news as expected due ot the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic; Danny Wimmer Presents has announced that Aftershock 2020, scheduled for October 9 – 11 at Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA, has been rescheduled to October 7 – 10, 2021, and has released the following statement:Continue reading


Metallica Pulls Out of Sonic Temple and Louder than Life Fests, Citing Personal Issues


Metallica has pulled out of their upcoming expected headline gigs at Sonic Temple this spring and Louder than Life next fall. This is due to James Hetfield’s ongoing recovery work and a need to prioritize his personal self-care, which has suffered in recent years. The band will honor all other shows this year, including Welcome To Rockville. Tool and TheRed Hot Chili Peppers will step in for both festivals. James has made a personal apology statement to fans on the news. Continue reading


Aftershock 2020 Announces My Chemical Romance as the Saturday Night Headliner!


Aftershock Festival has announced My Chemical Romance as the Saturday night headline act for 2020! This announcement follows the previous news of Metallica headlining Friday and Sunday with two unique setlists. The full lineup announcement is coming soon and weekend passes are on sale now at the line below. Aftershock 2020 takes place on October 9, 10 & 11, 2020, at Discovery Park In Sacramento, California and has sold out the last five years in a row! You can check out our 2019 coverage here! Continue reading


Staind Have Booked Additional Festival Dates for 2020


Staind returned in 2019 after a five-year hiatus. Following acclaimed performances at Louder Than Life Festival, Aftershock Festival and two sold-out hometown shows, and 2020 is heating up for the band too with more tour dates and festivals. The band has confirmed they will perform at performing at Epicenter in North Carolina May 2, Welcome To Rockville in Daytona Beach, FL May 9, and Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival in Columbus, OH May 16. Purchase tickets below! The band is planning more announcements for more shows and hopefully some new music! Continue reading


Sonic Temple Fest Adds Slipknot, Deftones, Bring Me The Horizon, Evanescence and More!


The second annual Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival, which returns to MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio on Friday, May 15, Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17, 2020. The famed jewel in the Danny Wimmer Presents festival season crown already boasts Metallica for two nights as a headliner and now has added Slipknot as the Saturday headliner in between, along with Deftones, Bring Me The Horizon, Evanescence, Staind, Sublime With Rome, Rancid, Dropkick Murphys, Cypress Hill, Pennywise and many more. The full lists of bands and poster is below! Tickets are also on sale as well!Continue reading


Rage Against The Machine Tour Dates Leak


According to a published report by Metal Sucks, Rage Against The Machine’s 2020 reunion tour has released the first batch of dates beyond the previously announced West Coast tour and Coachella Festival headline Dates. The post with the dates and the admat poster appeared on Twitter over the weekend (November 23rd) and then hastily deleted. If the post is legit, RATM will perform at Hellfest in France, Rock in Rio in Brazil, Riot Fest in Chicago and Louder Than Life in Louisville, KY which assumes RATM will headline one day of each fest. The tour is scheduled to visit Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Japan, Colombia, Brazil, with additional dates in the U.S. Planned for next fall. Continue reading


Metallica to Headline Sonic Temple, Louder Than Life, Aftershock, Welcome To Rockville, and Epicenter Festivals in 2020


Metallica has announced, in conjunction with Danny Wimmer Presents that the band will headline all of their major rock and metal festivals in 2020! In an unprecedented move, the biggest band of all-time will perform two nights of each three-night event, and play totally different sets each night. More details and many more bands to be announced for all of those fests, the first being Epicenter, which is about 203 days away. Other fests include Sonic Temple, Louder Than Life,Aftershock, and Welcome To Rockville. Tickets on sale this Monday, 10/14 at 9 AM PST/ Noon EST.

 

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Frank Carter Seriously Injured in a Car Wreck, Tour Dates Postponed For this Week


Rough news to report at this hour as Frank Carter (Gallows) of Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes was involved in a serious, head-on car crash this past weekend. Frank suffered a dislocated kneecap and other injuries, while his passenger was severely injured as well. Both are expected to recover. Unfortunately, due to the severity of the crash, and the injuries, and the short timeframe before international travel, Frank and the band have had to postpone this week’s run North American tour dates that were to have kicked off tonight in New York City at Bowery Ballroom. The affected dates include Baltimore, Philly, Detroit, Chicago and their appearance at Louder Than Life Festival. As of now, the band ought to be able to pick up their dates in October and are working on rescheduling the dates soon. Get well soon Frank! Continue reading