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

Slash Quells Rumor of New Guns N Roses Music Appearing in “Terminator: Dark Fate Movie”

In a surprising new interview with Eddie Trunk on his Trunk Nation SiriusXM Radio show, Slash categorically denied last week’s rumor of new music appearing from the band on the upcoming Terminator Dark Fate soundtrack. GNR has recorded new music (a cover most likely) and are working on ideas for a new album, but no new music will appear in the movie, according to Slash. ‘You Could Be Mine’ was used as the theme song for the second film in the Terminator series, 1991’s Terminator: Judgment Day. The band has a fall tour kicking off soon, at Louder Than Life. Continue reading

New Guns N Roses Music May Surface on The Terminator Dark Fate Soundtrack!

As we previously reported Guns N Roses has definitely been the in the studio in the last year and recorded new music, thought to be a cover for Record Store Day Black Friday. Now a report says that GNR rushed to finish a new song for inclusion on the upcoming Terminator Dark Fate movie! If you recall at the height of GNR mania in the early 1990s, the band was everywhere, including the Terminator 2 soundtrack with ‘You Could Be Mine!” An Australian GN’R fan page has reported that a new song is done and will be on the soundtrack. If this is true, it will be a major major rock music event in 2019. This is strictly in the “well-placed rumor” department, but it has some merit. Read below and decide for yourself! GNR booked a slew of tour dates this fall for major festivals that will bring the band to cities across the United States, along with two colossal stadium dates in Mexico. The wide range of festivals GN’R will hit include Louder Than Life, Austin City Limits, Exit 111 and Voodoo Music + Arts Experience. Continue reading

Louder Than Life Announces Onsite Experiences, Booze and Food Choices

Louder Than Life returns next month with huge bands such as Guns N’ RosesSlipknot and Disturbed, a reunited Staind (in their first public performance in 5 years), Godsmack, Rob Zombie, A Day To Remember, Ice Cube, Marilyn Manson, Breaking Benjamin, Chevelle, Halestorm, and many more. Recent music lineup additions include In This Moment, Wilson and The Pink Slips. The Louder Than Life onsite experiences, full bourbon lineup, and unique food offerings have now been announced for the Friday, September 27, Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29 festival at its new home at Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center. Continue reading

Guns N Roses Books New Fall US Tour Dates

Guns N’ Roses has booked new “Not In This Lifetime” tour dates in the U.S this fall. The band revealed eight new dates across the United States, kicking off September 25 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The shows include two back-to-back nights on Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2, in Las Vegas at the legendary Colosseum at Caesars Palace, GN’R’s most intimate venue since the 2017 performance at the Apollo Theater. Pre-sale for the new dates starts on June 18 at 10 a.m. local time, with V.I.P. packages available then. General sale begins on June 21 at 10 a.m. local time. These eight shows join a previously revealed run of major festivals that will bring the band to cities across the United States, along with two colossal stadium dates in Mexico. The wide range of festivals GN’R will hit include Louder Than Life, Austin City Limits, Exit 111 and Voodoo Music + Arts Experience. Continue reading

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Epicenter Festival 2019

Kicking off today, Epicenter Festival the replacement for Carolina Rebellion, makes its debut event by Danny Wimmer Presents gets underway in North Carolina! Tool, Judas Priest, Foo Fighters, Korn, Rob Zombie, Evanescence, The Cult, Meshuggah, Mark Lanegan Band, Mastodon,Killswitch Engage, Architects, Tom Morello, High On Fire, Zeal & Ardor, Knocked Loose, Slothrust, Vein, Ho99o9o, Basement, The Dirty Nil, and many more have joined the bill. Epicenter takes place May 10-12 at the Rockingham Festival Grounds with the rest of the lineup below. Continue reading