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 The Red Hot Chili Peppers will step in for both festivals. James has made a personal apology statement to fans on the news. Continue reading

Today Is Your Last Chance To Win Monolith on The Mesa Music Festival Tickets

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Monolith On The Mesa Music festival is creeping up fast, taking place this weekend in Taos, New Mexico! Today marks your last chances to win FREE weekend passes to the festival, courtesy of Ghost Cult! To enter all you have to do is find our contest post on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ghostcultmagazine) and tag a friend you want to take with you! Contest ends at Midnight tonight (5/15)! Taking place May 17-18 with Pre-Festival Party On May 16th, the fest includes stellar acts from across multiple sub-genres including stoner rock, heavy psych, doom metal, sludge, drone, and retro roc such as Om, The Obsessed, Dead Meadow, The Well, Tia Carrera, Wovenhand, Pinkish Black, Castle, Crypt Trip, EYE, Wino solo (unplugged), True Widow and many more! Tickets on sale at the links below. The fest is located at Taos Mesa Brewing (The Mothership and Taos Tap Room) the festival features both indoor and outdoor stages and adjacent camping facility visual artists include Christian Ristow, Christina Sporrong, JP Rodman and the Mad Alchemist Liquid Light Show. The venue opens daily at 11 am and the headliner’s set ends at midnight both evenings and promises all of the action set the high desert mesa in full view of the Sangre de Christo mountains. Enter to win now!  Continue reading

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Florence And The Machine, Lenny Kravitz Booked For BottleRock Napa Valley Fest

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BottleRock Napa Valley the annual music festival, wine, beer and gourmet food aficionado experience will host it’s 2016 edition over Memorial Day Weekend (May 27-29) this year. Heading up the lineup will be The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Florence + the Machine, and Stevie Wonder, joined by The Lumineers, Death Cab for Cutie, Lenny Kravitz, Ziggy Marley, Walk The Moon, Rodrigo Y Gabriela and many more. Festival passes went on sale today at the festival’s official website or EventBrite.

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