Sonic Temple Fest Adds Slipknot, Deftones, Bring Me The Horizon, Evanescence and More!

The second annual Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival, which returns to MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio on Friday, May 15, Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17, 2020. The famed jewel in the Danny Wimmer Presents festival season crown already boasts Metallica for two nights as a headliner and now has added Slipknot as the Saturday headliner in between, along with Deftones, Bring Me The Horizon, Evanescence, Staind, Sublime With Rome, Rancid, Dropkick Murphys, Cypress Hill, Pennywise and many more. The full lists of bands and poster is below! Tickets are also on sale as well! Continue reading

Skillet and Sevendust Books a Co-headlining Tour

Rockers in Skillet and Sevendust will link up for a co-headline tour dubbed the”Victorious War Summer 2019 Tour”. Pop Evil and Devour The Day to provide direct support and ticket pre-sales are going live today. n Memphis. Both Skillet and Sevendust will be offering presale VIP tickets with meet & greets to their respective fan clubs. Presale tickets are available here. Continue reading

Watch Corey Taylor Perform A Slipknot Favorite Unplugged At His Charity Concert

Corey Taylor of Slipknot and Stone Sour was joined by his girlfriend, Alicia Dove of the dance troupe Cherry Bombs, performed in Las Vegas last month at a show to benefit raising money to help Star Treatments, a charity founded by Matt DiRito of the band Pop Evil. Watch pro-shot video of Taylor performing a solo acoustic version of ‘Snuff’ by Slipknot! Continue reading

Welcome To Rockville 2018 Live At Metropolitan Park

 

What happens when you take a tired musician and send him to Welcome to Rockville? You AMP him beyond belief, yes pun intended. As I stood in line waiting to get into the venue, I could feel the wave of emotions in the air. Shouts of joy and chants from all over, spurred on by local rock hype group “The Rockvillans”, were just the tip of what I was about to experience.

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FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Welcome To Rockville 2018

 

Welcome to Rockville kicks off the spring/summer festival season in the USA today with three days of incredible rock and metal bands 2018 at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, FL, along the St. Johns River.  Featuring Foo Fighters, Ozzy Osbourne, Avenged Sevenfold, QOTSA, Billy Idol, Godsmack, Stone Sour, Five Finger Death Punch and more, Ghost Cult’s preview has the day by day breakdowns below. Continue reading

Music Producer Kato Khandwala Dies In A Fatal Motorcycle Crash

 

News has come down that award-winning music producer Kato Khandwala died yesterday in a motor-cycle crash. No other information is available at this time. Khandwala was known best for his work with bands such as The Pretty Reckless, Pop Evil, Blondie, Breaking Benjamin, Papa Roach, Drowning Pool and Pierce The Veil. Some of the bands he worked with released comments, upon the breaking news of his death. Continue reading

Welcome To Rockville Announces Full Weekend Set Times, Festival Season Incoming

The unofficial start to summer is this month’s Welcome To Rockville, kicking off a month of concerts including Carolina Rebellion, Fort Rock, Northern Invasion, Rocklahoma, and Rock On The Range, all created by Danny Wimmer Presents. “Rockville” featuring Foo Fighters, Ozzy Osbourne, Avenged Sevenfold, QOTSA, Billy Idol, Godsmack, Stone Sour, Five Finger Death Punch and more has announced it’s full set times for the weekend. Continue reading

Rocklahoma Announces Daily Lineups

Godsmack, by Originate Designs Photography

America’s second biggest rock and metal festival, Rocklahoma, has announced their daily lineups for the 2018 fest. The event takes place in Pryor, OK from May 25th-27th and features A Perfect Circle, The Cult, Stone Temple Pilots, Godsmack, GhostPoison, Cheap Trick, Halestorm, I Prevail, Sevendust and many more! Continue reading

Pop Evil – Pop Evil

Pop Evil’s newest offering, Pop Evil (eOne), starts strong out of the gate, a glorious return to good old-fashioned, popular, light Heavy Metal. Dave Grahs and Nick Fuelling prove some nice chunky guitar work interplayed with air guitar worthy riffs. Leigh Kakaty provides vocals you can actually hear! Not only can you hear the vocals but they are also of a pitch and timbre that are pleasing to the ear. Best of all, you can sing along. Frat Boys, Norebang addicts, High Schoolers, Air Guitar and Air Drummers rejoice! An album for all of us! Continue reading