FESTIVAL REVIEW: Exit 111 Festival 2019 – Manchester, Tennessee

Exit 111 Festival, aptly named for the highway exit in Manchester TN, made its début October 11-13, 2019. Arriving in powers of three, it was three days of riffs, rock, and rowdiness. One part Metal, one part Rock, one Southern rock, and a whole lot of nostalgia, the event hosted three stages: the Rise Above Stage (honored suicide awareness and featured many of the Classic rock/Southern rock acts), Heaven Stage (the main stage and home to the headliners), and Hell Stage (spotlighted mainly heavy artists). Continue reading

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Exit 111 Festival

Guns N Roses. Photo credit: Katarina Benzova

The inaugural Exit 111 Festival takes place starting today at Great Stage Park in Manchester, Tennessee — the home of Bonnaroo — October 11 – 13. Ghost Cult is honored to be a part of this historic event! Headlined by Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard and Lynyrd Skynyrd, with appearances by Slayer, ZZ Top, Deftones, Megadeth, Mastodon, Coheed & Cambria, Blackberry Smoke, Ministry, Cheap Trick, Killswitch Engage, Seether, Zakk Wylde’s Black Label Society and many more! In addition to the hours of great music, Exit 111 will host experiences such as “The Paranormal Cirque,” “The Red Bull Freestyle Motorcross Experience,” “Mega Sports Bar” and more. Radio personality and metal legend Eddie Trunk will host. Tickets go on sale this Thursday, April 25 at 12 p.m. ET via Front Gate Tickets. Check out our day by day preview: Continue reading

Of Mice And Men Stream New Track – “How To Survive”

As we reported last fall, Of Mice and Men, went right back to work after releasing their successful release Defy (Rise Records) album last winter. Now they are back with the first track from their next release, the blistering ‘How To Survive’. Purchase and stream the track right now!

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Of Mice And Men Working On New Music, Announces New Tour With Nothing More

Metalcore leaders Of Mice & Men released their new album Defy back in January on Rise Records, and are already hard at work on the follow-up! They have entered the studio with producer Josh Wilbur (Trivium, Lamb of God, Gojira), for an as yet unrevealed new release, due in 2019. They also booked a tour opening for Nothing More in 2019 to compliment already announced dates in Europe, with full dates below. Continue reading

Nothing More Books 2019 Headline Tour Of The USA

Nothing More have been crushing it on the road all year, supporting their recent album The Stories We Tell Ourselves. They have announced a new tour with Of Mice and Men will be the special guests on all dates as direct support, with Badflower and Palisades a support on some dates. “The Truth Tour” kicks off February 21 in Phoenix with a 23-city trek planned for this spring (all dates below). General ticket on-sale starts this Friday, October 12 at 10AM (local). For details on presales, other ticketing info and VIP Package options, check the links below.

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FESTIVAL PREVIEW: INKcarceration Music And Tattoo Festival

The inaugural INKcarceration Music and Tattoo Festival takes place starting today and running all weekend on July 13, 14 and 15 in Mansfield, Ohio at the eerie, enormous Historic Ohio State Reformatory. This one-of-a-kind destination event will give attendees the opportunity to rock out to three days of live music from their favorite rock bands, get tattooed by acclaimed local and regional artists, tour one of the most famous reformatories of all time, Famous for the movie The Shawshank Redemption, the fest is headlined by Rise Against, A Day to Remember, Bush, Black Label Society, Clutch, Our Lady Peace, Suicidal Tendencies, Fuel, Hatebreed, Sevendust, Living Colour, Of Mice and Men, Corrosion of Conformity, Lit, Life of Agony and many more. Below is our day by day preview, with stage times and more! Continue reading

Bleeding Through – Love Will Kill All

There was a strong wave in the metalcore scene that hailed from Southern California in the early 2000s that inspired many of the younger acts that we will see on the final run of Warped Tour like Of Mice and Men and Motionless In White. Riding along that wave was Atreyu, Avenged Sevenfold, Thrice and Eighteen Visions. Continue reading