FESTIVAL REVIEW: RPM Festival 2019

A three-day music festival in the woods with rock, punk, metal, copious amount of drinking, and an undying sense of community… throw that all in a blender with some camping and yard games and you get RPM Fest. The “Heaviest Party of the Summer” and the unofficial end to the summer in the New England metal scene. This was my 2nd year at RPM Fest so I knew what to expect, but at the same time, I didn’t know what to expect. As it is never a repeat of the year prior at this loud and dirty circus. Continue reading

RPM Fest Announces Inter Arma, Psychostick, Mobile Deathcamp, and The Absence to Complete Their Lineup

RPM Fest, the western Massachusetts-based, fiercely independent, all-ages (those under 18 must be with a parent or guardian) weekend of DIY metal music and camping has completed their final 2019 lineup with a series of reveals across social media. Inter Arma, Psychostick, Mobile Deathcamp, and The Absence have joined the bill that already includes Tombs, Acid Witch, Child Bite, INCITE, Against the Grain, S.N.A.F.U., Dead Empires, BARISHI, Heavy Temple, Cortez, Solium Fatalis, Hey Zeus, Epicenter, Ice Giant, Age of Embers, CAZADOR, VRSA, Goblet, Hepatagua, Jeopardy, Bellower, Lobotomobile, Das Muerte, The Beast of Nod, The Damaged, Worshipper, Sonic Pulse, Virus of Ideals, The Humanoids and many more bands. Early bird tickets are now gone but other options are avaialble for weekend passes. Continue reading

Mobile Deathcamp Announce North American Tour with Final Drive

 

Ohio punk/metallers Mobile Deathcamp have announced their first tour dates of 2017 dubbed the “NAMM You All To Hell Tour” , kicking off on Jan 12th in Tulsa. Direct support will come from Final Drive. Continue reading

Warbeast Announce New Live Dates, Lineup Changes

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Texas thrashers Warbeast have a string of upcoming live dates. The band have updated their lineup with second guitarist Drew Shoup and bassist Lyric Ferchaud (stepson of vocalist Bruce Corbitt) joining the current lineup of Corbitt, guitarist Scott Shelby and drummer Joey Gonzalez.

May 22: The Rail Club (Ft. Worth Metal Fest)- Ft. Worth, TX (w/ Eyehategod, Goatwhore)
Jun 05: Hangar 21 – Shreveport, LA
Jun 12: Gas Monkey Bar & Grill – Dallas, TX
Jun 26: Dirty Dog Bar – Austin, TX
Aug 01: Three Links (One Fest 2015) – Dallas, TX (w/ Mobile Deathcamp, Devourment)
Aug 15: The Conservatory – Oklahoma City, OK
Sep 11: Full Terror Assault Open Air Fest – Cave-In-Rock, IL (w/ Fear Factory, Terrorizer, Eyehategod, M.O.D.)

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Byzantine and Mobile Deathcamp Confirm Upcoming Tour

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Byzantine and Mobile Deathcamp have confirmed an upcoming tour together in June.

May 30: The Monkey Barrel – Charleston, WV
Jun 12: Blackthorn 51 – Elmhurst, NY
Jun 13: Maximum Capacity – Chicopee, MA
Jun 14: Irish Twins Pub – Lewiston, ME
Jun 15: Nectars – Burlington, VT
Jun 16: The Flashback Lounge – Watertown, NY
Jun 17: TBA – TBA
Jun 18: Broadway Joe’s – Buffalo, NY
Jun 19: Mac’s Bad Art Bar – Syracuse, NY
Jun 20: Trick Shot Billiards – Clifton Park, NY
Jun 21: Sammy’s Patio – Revere, MA
Jun 22: Firehouse 13 – Providence, RI
Jun 23: The Depot – York, PA
Jun 24: JB McGinnes – New Castle, DE
Jun 25: RiffHouse – Chesapeake, VA
Jun 26: Reggie’s 42nd St Tavern – Wilmington, NC
Jun 27: New Mountain – Asheville, NC