Hellfest 2020 is Officially Canceled, 2021 Fest Announced

Faith No More in Boston, by Meg Loyal Photography

Crushing news for the summer festival season in Europe, as France’s legendary Hellfest, has been canceled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The festival announced today it was unable to host the festival, which takes place in Clisson, France, outside of Paris. Hellfest 2021 is already announced for next summer. The 2020 edition was to have had Faith No More, and Down will be joined by Deftones, System Of A Down, Incubus, Korn, Mastodon, Opeth, Deep Purple, Judas Priest, The Offspring, Infectious Grooves, The Darkness, Obituary, Death DTA (the Death tribute featuring members of Death), At The Gates, Entombed AD, Sacred Reich, Devin Townsend, Meshuggah, The Black Dahlia Murder, Dying Fetus, Misery Index, Mayhem, Abbath, Rotting Christ, Primordial, The Great Old Ones, Wardruna, The Hu, Taake, Watain, Alcest, Borknagar, Gaahl’s Wyrd, Electric Wizard, Baroness, Om, Witchcraft, Black Mountain, Elder, ASG, Envy, Mono, John Garcia & the Band of Gold, High On Fire, Pelican, Killing Joke, Perturbator, Life of Agony, 3TEETH, Inter Arma, Body Count, Suicidal Tendencies, Youth of Today, Slapshot, Jesus Piece, Higher Power, Social Distortion, Anti-Flag, Agnostic Front, Reverend Horton Heat, Grade 2, Code Orange, and more. Dumb and Dumbest Podcast had an episode dedicated to the fest last summer. Continue reading

Hellfest 2020 Books Faith No More, Deftones, System of A Down, Korn, Judas Priest and More!

Hellfest has announced its 15th-anniversary lineup for summer 2020, and it looks like a dream! Already announced Faith No More, and Down will be joined by Deftones, System Of A Down, Incubus, Korn, Mastodon, Opeth, Deep Purple, Judas Priest, The Offspring, Infectious Grooves, The Darkness, Obituary, Death DTA (the Death tribute featuring members of Death), At The Gates, Entombed AD, Sacred Reich, Devin Townsend, Meshuggah, The Black Dahlia Murder, Dying Fetus, Misery Index, Mayhem, Abbath, Rotting Christ, Primordial, The Great Old Ones, Wardruna, The Hu, Taake, Watain, Alcest, Borknagar, Gaahl’s Wyrd, Electric Wizard, Baroness, Om, Witchcraft, Black Mountain, Elder, ASG, Envy, Mono, John Garcia & the Band of Gold, High On Fire, Pelican, Killing Joke, Perturbator, Life of Agony, 3TEETH, Inter Arma, Body Count, Suicidal Tendencies, Youth of Today, Slapshot, Jesus Piece, Higher Power, Social Distortion, Anti-Flag, Agnostic Front, Reverend Horton Heat, Grade 2, Code Orange, and many more. Hellfest takes place June 19-21 in Clisson, France near Paris and ticket info is coming soon! Continue reading

Godsmack, Stone Temple Pilots, Anthrax, Chevelle, etc Confirmed For Shindig Festival

the shindig festival 2015

The 2015 lineup for The Shindig Festival has been announced and will be held at Carroll Park in Baltimore, MD on September 19, 2015.

Godsmack
Stone Temple Pilots
Anthrax
(Mystery Band TBA)
Chevelle
Helmet
Reverend Horton Heat
Nothing More
Crobot
Silvertung
Black Angel Down
More To Monroe
A ‘Ripley’s Believe It Or Not‘ sidestage will also be featured at the event.

Social Distortion, Reverend Horton Heat, etc To Perform On Lost Highway Festival

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Lost Highway Festival, a weekend long, motorcycle, camping and music destination festival is set for Friday, May 29 through Saturday, May 30, 2015 at San Manuel Amphitheater and Glen Helen Regional Park in San Bernadino, CA.

The weekend will feature performances from Toby Keith on his Good Times & Pick Up Lines tour presented by Ford F-Series with Eli Young Band and more on the festival’s Country Stage. In the rock realm, Social Distortion, Reverend Horton Heat, Lucero, Lindi Oretga and others will play live on the Quaid Harley-Davidson Stage.

Toby Keith

Toby Keith

Mike Ness of Social Distortion.

Mike Ness of Social Distortion.

Other musical acts set for the event include:

Toby Keith
Social Distortion
Eli Young Band
Reverend Horton Heat
Rick Monroe
The Brave Ones
Lucero
Lindi Oretga

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AC/DC, Jack White and Drake Headlining Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

coachella 2015

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will be happening once again over two weekends: April 10-12 and April 17-19, 2015 in Indio, California. AC/DC, Jack White and Drake will headline the three days respectively.

Amongst the acts listed on the poster on the rock side include Bad Religion, Reverend Horton Heat, Brant Bjork and Low Desert Punk Band, Drive Like Jehu, Antemasque, Bad Suns, Circa Survive, OFF!, and Touche Amore.