My Favorite Concert Memory: Chase Brenneman Of Living With Lions

Living With Lions have released their new album, Island, out today via Redfield Records. We caught up with frontman Chase Brenneman to learn about his favorite concert memory in his life.

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Riot Fest 2017 – Chicago, IL

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Riot Fest was started a few years back in the grand spirit of the old school one-off festivals of lore. It was intended to be special from the get-go and they have done a reasonable job of sandwiching themselves into a busy summer of Lollapalooza, Chicago Open Air, and many other destination festival shows. Having a mix of alternative rock, metal, Hip-Hop, indie rock, and more has helped carve out its own niche, and between special performances, varied food and beer options, late-night after parties, and basically the cool factor Chicago offers as one of the best cities in America, it’s no wonder fans flocked to the event from all over the world. Continue reading

Riot Fest 2017 Announces Full Schedule, Late Night Concerts

Riot Fest is coming next month in Chicago with headliners, Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and Jawbreaker. The festival has announced the full set times and stages for the event, as well as the late night concert series. All times and ticket link details can be found below. Continue reading

The 2017 Riot Fest Lineup Includes Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, Jawbreaker And More

Riot Fest is returning to Chicago’s Douglas Park this September, and the initial lineup is absolutely amazing. Continue reading

New Found Glory – Trash Boat: Live At The Paradise Rock Club Boston, MA

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The UK’s Trash Boat opened the night with their brand of heavy pop punk. Grateful to be on their first visit to Boston, they primed the crowd up all three nights supporting last summer’s full-length début Nothing I Write You Can Change What You’ve Been ThroughContinue reading

Ghost Cult’s Most Anticipated Albums Of 2017

This past year was a huge one for music with so many bands releasing new material it was hard to keep up, even for us here at Ghost Cult. So many legacy bands, modern classic acts, and up and comers dropped new music this year, some may wish they had waited until 2017 to drop it like it’s hot. Without further ado, here are our picks for the new tunes you need in your life in 2017. Continue reading

Vans Warped Tour Shares Annual Band Survey For 2017 Festival

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Vans Warped Tour had another huge summer with bands like New Found Glory, Tonight Alive, Sum 41, Falling In Reverse and Whitechapel leading the way. The annual rite of passage for young music fans came and went with a blaze this year, and already have eyes set on next summer. The popular annual Warped Tour Survey, asks fans whom they want to see perform on next summer’s event. Led by co-founder Kevin Lyman, the team at Warped actually take this survey into consideration when booking bands, so choose wisely and let your voice be heard! Fill out the survey at this link, and also sign up for news and early-bird information for next year! 

Warped Tour Echos The 90s With New Found Glory, Tonight Alive, Sum 41, Falling In Reverse, Less Than Jake, The Story So Far, Yellowcard, Reel Big Fish,

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In a clear throwback to its pop-punk roots, the 2016 Vans Warped Tour Presented by Journeys announced their full lineup tonight. Among the top bands headlining are New Found Glory, Tonight Alive, Sum 41, Falling In Reverse, Less Than Jake, The Story So Far, Yellowcard, Reel Big Fish, We The Kings, Sleeping With Sirens, Four Year Strong, Mayday Parade, The Maine, Pepper, Motionless In White, ISSUES, Crown The Empire, State Champs and more. The lineup was anouncedat a special event/concert webcast , the first-ever Warped Tour Kick-Off Live Webcast held Llst night, held at Full Sail Live in Winter Park, FL

Tour founder Kevin Lyman MC’d the night and commented:

“Who would have thought that we would be still bringing you the Vans Warped Tour in 2016? Each year I look forward to the summer and the chance to tour with so many old friends and hopefully some new ones”.

Jim Estepa, President and Chief Executive Officer of Journeys, also commented:

“As our partnership with Vans Warped Tour grows, we are thrilled to make the jump forward to naming both of the main stages this summer. The visibility, brand growth and full integration that we’ve been able to build into the program with the Warped team has been not only practically beneficial, but also an incredibly fun relationship to build. Over the years that we’ve worked together, we’ve grown our promotional presence, grown the offerings that we can make to our employees, grown our retail partnerships to include ticket sales in multiple markets and now grown to be the name partners of the main stages. It feels like a natural next step for us and we are excited to see what the future brings!”

Warped Tour’s charitable organization Unite The United will be launching a charity auction to aid LA band The Ghost Inside in their efforts to recover from a devastating bus collision on tour last November. The auction will kick off on May 19th at www.Ebay.com/unitetheunited.

Tickets for all dates are on sale now at ww.vanswarpedtour.com.

The lineup for the 2016 Vans Warped Tour is:

Journeys Left Foot Stage

Falling In Reverse 6/23-8/13

Four Year Strong 6/24-8/13

Good Charlotte 7/19-7/28

Less Than Jake 6/24-8/13

New Found Glory 6/24-8/13

Reel Big Fish 6/24-8/13

Set It Off 6/24-8/13

Sum 41 6/26-8/7

We The Kings 6/24-8/13

Yellowcard 6/24-8/13

Journey’s Right Foot Stage

3OH!3 7/21-7/31

ISSUES 6/24-8/13

Mayday Parade 6/24-8/13

Pepper 6/24-6/29, 7/1-7/22

Real Friends 6/24-8/13

Sleeping with Sirens 6/24-8/13

State Champs 6/24-8/13

The Maine 6/24-8/13

The Story So Far 6/24-8/13

Tonight Alive 6/24-8/13

Monster Energy Party Zone North Stage

Atreyu 7/19-8/7

Bullet For My Valentine 7/19-7/22

Crown The Empire 6/24-8/13

Every Time I Die 6/24-8/13

Ice Nine Kills 6/24-8/13

Motionless In White 6/24-8/13

The Color Morale 6/24-8/13

The Word Alive 6/24-8/13

Volumes 6/24-7/17

Whitechapel 6/24-8/13

Monster Energy Party Zone South Stage

Chelsea Grin 6/24-8/13

Coldrain 6/24-8/13

Cruel Hand 6/24-8/13

From Ashes To New 6/24-8/13

Gideon 6/24-8/13

In Hearts Wake 6/24-8/13

Oceans Ate Alaska 6/24-8/13

Vanna 6/24-8/13

Veil Of Maya 6/24-8/13

Full Sail Stage

Avion Roe 6/24-7/21

Bad Seed Rising 6/24-7/27

Broadside 6/24-8/13

Cane Hill 6/24-8/13

Capsize 7/17-8/13

Dash Ten 6/24-8/13

Hail The Sun 6/24-7/16

Like Pacific 6/24-8/13

More To Monroe 7/28-8/13

Mother Feather 6/24-8/13

Old Wounds 6/24-8/13

Palaye Royale 6/24-8/13

Reckless Serenade 6/24-8/13

Safe To Say 6/24-8/13

SayWeCanFly 7/22-8/13

Silent Planet 6/24-7/17

The New Low 7/19-8/13

Wage War 6/24-8/13

With Confidence 6/24-8/13

Tour Dates:

Jun 24 Dallas, TX

Jun 25 San Antonio, TX

Jun 26 Houston, TX

Jun 27 New Orleans, LA

Jun 29 Nashville, TN

Jun 30 Atlanta, GA

Jul 1 St. Petersburg, FL

Jul 2 Orlando, FL

Jul 3 West Palm Beach, FL

Jul 5 Charlotte, NC

Jul 6 Virginia Beach, VA

Jul 7 Syracuse, NY

Jul 8 Philadelphia, PA

Jul 9 New York, NY

Jul 10 Hartford, CT

Jul 11 Scranton, PA

Jul 13 Boston, MA

Jul 14 Buffalo, NY

Jul 15 Pittsburgh, PA

Jul 16 Columbia, MD

Jul 17 Holmdel, NJ

Jul 19 Indianapolis, IN

Jul 20 Cleveland, OH

Jul 21 Cincinnati, OH

Jul 22 Detroit, MI

Jul 23 Chicago, IL

Jul 24 Minneapolis, MN

Jul 26 Milwaukee, WI

Jul 27 St. Louis, MO

Jul 28 Kansas City, KS

Jul 30 Salt Lake City, UT

Jul 31 Denver, CO

Aug 1 Albuquerque, NM

Aug 2 Phoenix, AZ

Aug 5 San Diego, CA

Aug 6 San Francisco, CA

Aug 7 Los Angeles, CA

Aug 9 Las Vegas, NV

Aug 11 Boise, ID

Aug 12 Seattle, WA

Aug 13 Portland, OR