Slayer Pulled as Primary Sponsor of Rick Ware Racing’s Entry No. 54 After One Week

Just one week after being named the primary sponsor for Rick Ware Racing’s Entry No. 54 at this Weekend’s Bristol Motor Speedway race, Slayer has been totally pulled from the team. All traces of Slayer’s branding has been removed from the car and the bands’ involvement is over. All Slayer signage has been removed from the car that was to be piloted by Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series veteran, JJ Yeley. The incontrovertible PODS Moving & Storage will now sponsor that car. Concerns from the other sponsors of Rick Ware Racing seem to be the rationale. Thirty-five years into their career, Slayer is still a scary band.  Continue reading

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Sonic Temple 2019

The debut of the Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival capped off the Danny Wimmer Presents 2019 spring festival season with sold-out crowds of 120,000 at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, OH, May 17, 18 & 19. It was a fest for the ages and one of the best lineups in the history of “The Worlds Loudest Month”, the signature of Danny Wimmer Presents music festival experiences. In addition to massive performances from Foo Fighters, System Of A Down, Disturbed, Ghost, Papa Roach and Lamb of God, the weekend offered one-of-a-kind art experiences, including legendary street artist RISK, art installations, live mural painting, live screen-printing and the popular Art Tent. The SiriusXM Comedy & Spoken Word Tent presented sets from Andrew Dice Clay, Henry Rollins, Tom Morello, Craig Gass, Nadya of Pussy Riot, and more. Continue reading

Chicago Open Air – Daytona Park, Bridgeview, IL

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Fans gathered from around the USA and even the far reaches of the globe to attend the second annual Chicago Open Air festival. Although Rock On The Range, Louder than Life, Aftershock and others wear the crown for the greatest commercial rock and metal festivals in America, COA is poised to challenge both of those fests. Over 70,000 fans from everywhere came out to the fest in one of America’s greatest cities to see 40 bands on two stages. From what Ghost Cult saw, heard, tasted, and imbibed this weekend, this is a legit possibility. Continue reading

Chicago Open Air Set Times Announced For Festival Next Month

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Chicago Open Air Announces Experiences With Pop Up Party Tonight

 

The countdown to the 2nd Chicago Open Air Festival is on, with just 7 weeks to go. Tonight their will be a Pop up party celebrating the Kickoff Dinner hosted by Danny Wimmer Presents as the official Chicago Open Air Kickoff Dinner, held at Kuma’s Corner (2900 W. Belmont) on Thursday, July 13 at 7 p.m. For $50, attendees will be treated to burgers, appetizers and beer, and will have the chance to hang out with host Jose Mangin, from SiriusXM’s Liquid Metal. A limited quantity of only 100 tickets will be available at www.ChicagoOpenAir.com. Tonight’s pop up party is going down at the new Kuma’s location. More details below: Continue reading

Korn, Five Finger Death Punch, A Day To Remember, Stone Sour, Halestorm And More booked For High Elevation Festival 2017

Once again ready to take over and rock Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre, High Elevation Rock Festival 2017 has been announced. Headlined by Korn, Five Finger Death Punch, A Day To Remember, Stone Sour, Halestorm, the fest will be a two-day event takes place Friday, September 22nd and Saturday, September 23rd, after last year’s smash success. Pre-sale tickets on sale tomorrow, April 19th. More details below: Continue reading

Aftershock 2016: Live At Discovery Park, Sacramento, CA

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Disturbed, by Meg Loyal Photography

Sacramento, California once again hosted the top west coast rock and metal festival in America this year as Monster Energy Aftershock took over NorCal for an entire weekend. The lineup was killer, the fest goers were chill, and the non-music events and activities were fun for all. Danny Wimmer Presents and the team at AEG Live who also put on fests such as Rock On The Range, Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville, Monster Energy Fort Rock, Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion, Louder Than Life and more do a fantastic job from start to finish, as with every fest they manage. Continue reading

World’s Loudest Month 2017 Music Festival Dates Announced!

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America’s most-acclaimed concert series, the World’s Loudest Month have continues to fill stadiums and venues, attract top notch talent and delight fans. Rocklahoma, one of the crown jewels of American rock festivals begin taking renewal purchases tomorrow. Full dates announced for 2017 fests are below: Continue reading

Aftershock Festival Set Times Announced, Single Day Tickets Still Available

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The Monster Energy Aftershock Festival has announced it daily lineups and set times for this years event. Tool (in a rare U.S. festival appearance) and Avenged Sevenfold are the headliners along with Primus, Meshuggah, Korn, Disturbed.The fest takes place at Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA on October 22nd & 23rd. The lineup is below: Continue reading

Louder Than Life Festival Gets Ready To Rock Louisville

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The 3rd annual Louder Than Life Festival kicks off today at Champions Park, in Louisville, Kentucky. Ghost Cult is there to cover and bring you all the sounds and flavors of the fest! Check below for the daily line-up! Continue reading