Sepultura To Perform with The Orquestra Sinfonica Brasileira at Rock In Rio 2021

Sepultura will headline Rock In Rio’s opening date in 2021 and perform a special selection of songs with The Orquestra Sinfonica Brasileira is one of the country’s foremost orchestras and plays an important role in the cultural life of Brazil. The band has headlined rock In Rio several times and always tries to create a special experience for the fans with collaborations, such as 2013’s performance with French percussion group Les Tambours De Bronx.

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Iron Maiden to Release Collectable Live Albums as “The Live Collection – Remastered”

Heavy Metal gods Iron Maiden have announced, along with their label, Parlophone Records, they will continue its reissues series of the Iron Maiden catalog with the fifth set of digipak CD titles in The Live Collection – Remastered, to be released on June 19. The albums included in this release are the seminal live recordings Live After Death and Rock In Rio.Continue reading

Rage Against The Machine Tour Dates Leak

According to a published report by Metal Sucks, Rage Against The Machine’s 2020 reunion tour has released the first batch of dates beyond the previously announced West Coast tour and Coachella Festival headline Dates. The post with the dates and the admat poster appeared on Twitter over the weekend (November 23rd) and then hastily deleted. If the post is legit, RATM will perform at Hellfest in France, Rock in Rio in Brazil, Riot Fest in Chicago and Louder Than Life in Louisville, KY which assumes RATM will headline one day of each fest. The tour is scheduled to visit Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Japan, Colombia, Brazil, with additional dates in the U.S. Planned for next fall. Continue reading

Foo Fighters Are Working on A New Album for 2020!

Right after sharing a surprise covers EP last week, Foo Fighters make news again, announcing they are working on a new album. During their set for Brazil’s Rock In Rio festival, Dave Grohl teased that the band was about to begin work on the follow-up to 2017’s Concrete and Gold. It’s as the band also gears up to celebrate their eponymous debut album’s 25th anniversary, which is happening next year. Continue reading

Derrick Green Discusses Sepultura History, And Future Plans

For almost 20 years Derrick Green has helped guide Sepultura’s journey in the second half of their career, celebrating their rich history, but also creating new musical frontiers. Armed with their recent album Machine Messiah (Nuclear Blast), the band embarked on a full US tour with label-mates and thrash veterans Testament and Prong. In an EXCLUSIVE wide-ranging interview with Ghost Cult’s Jason Korolenko, Derrick discussed the new album, the history of the band, the high cost of touring, and future tour plans, including a headlining gig at Rock In Rio 2017. Videography and photos by Omar Cordy/OJC Photography.Continue reading

Video: Gojira Shares Official Live Clip Of Love From Rock In Rio 2015


Gojira just wrapped up their massive North American headlining tour, and as you read in my review of the New York City show, they once again proved why they are one of the best live acts we’ve ever witnessed in this scene.Continue reading

Video: Fan Filmed Footage of Metallica Playing At Leeds Festival

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Video of Metallica playing at last weekend’s Leeds Festival in the UK has surfaced online. You can watch the videos below. Metallica has been playing sporadic festivals and tour dates this summer as they wind down live activities for the year and continue to work on their 10th studio album, for planned release in 2016. The band will play two shows in Quebec City, Canada and Rock In Rio in the next few weeks.

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Video: Faith No More Drops Live Sunny Side Up Clip, Jimmy Kimmel Show Booked

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Faith No More, by Meg Loyal Photography

Faith No More have released a live video for the track ‘Sunny Side Up’, from their recent album Sol Invictus (Ipecac/reclamation). Filmed at The Fillmore in Detroit on May 8th you can watch the video at this link or below:

The band has also booked an appearance on the Jimmy Kimmel Live! Show for Sep 3rd. The band just wrapped up a whirlwind schedule of tour dates to promote Sol Invictus. Their upcoming tour dates, which includes appearances at Bumbershoot, Riot Fest, Rock In Rio, Get Louder and Aftershock Festival are all below:

Faith No More tour dates:
Sep 06: Bumbershoot -Seattle, WA
Sep 08: Red Rock Amphitheatre – Denver, CO
Sep 11: Riot Fest – Chicago, IL
Sep 15: Parque Viva – Guacima, Costa Rica
Sep 18: Royal Center- Bogota, Columbia
Sep 20: Luna Park – Buenos Aires, Argentina
Sep 24: Escpaco Das Americas – Sao Paulo, Brazil
Sep 25: Rock in Rio – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sep 27: Get Louder – Santiago, Chile
Oct 25: Aftershock Festival – Sacramento, CA

System of a Down, Slipknot, Faith No More Confirmed For Rock In Rio 2015

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The Brazilian edition of Rock In Rio has updated its schedule of confirmed acts to perform. The event is held September 18-27, 2015 at The New City of Rock in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. A partial schedule of the heavier acts have been confirmed.

September 18, 2015

Palco Mundo:

One Republic
The Script
(more bands to be confirmed)

September 19, 2015

Palco Mundo:

Motley Crue
Royal Blood

Palco Sunset:

Ministry + Burton C Bell (of Fear Factory)
Angra + Doro Pesch + Dee Snider
Nocterall + Michael Kiske (ex-Helloween)

September 24, 2015

Palco Sunset:

System of a Down
Queens of the Stone Age
Hollywood Vampires (featuring Alice Cooper, Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Paul McCartney and Johnny Depp)
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Palco Sunset:

Lamb of God
Halestorm + Convidado
Project 46 + John Wayne

September 25, 2015

Palco Sunset:

Faith No More
De La Tierra

Palco Sunset:

Steve Vai + Camerata Florianopolis
Nightwish + Jukka Nevalainen
Moonspell + Derrick Green
Classicos Do Terror

Faith No More Release Touring Schedule

Photo Credit: Dustin Rabin Photography

Photo Credit: Dustin Rabin Photography

Faith No More has released an extensive schedule of upcoming tour stops.

Apr 15: PNE Forum – Vancouver, BC (w/ Christeene)
Apr 16: Paramount Theater – Seattle, WA (w/ Christeene)
Apr 17: Keller Auditorium – Portland, OR (w/ Christeene)
Apr 19: Warfield – San Francisco, CA (w/ La Plebe)
Apr 20: Warfield – San Francisco, CA (w/Frightwig)
Apr 22: The Wiltern – Los Angeles, CA (w/HO9909)
Apr 23: The Wiltern – Los Angeles, CA (w/Urinals)
Apr 24: The Wiltern – Los Angeles, CA (w/Flatbush)
Apr 25: The Observatory – Santa Ana, CA
May 07: Concord Music Hall – Chicago, IL (w/ Le Butcherettes)
May 08: The Hillmore – Detroit, MI (w/ Le Butcherettes)
May 09: Sony Centre For The Performing Arts – Toronto, ON (w/ Le Butcherettes)
May 11: Orpheum Theatre – Boston, MA (w/ Le Butcherettes)
May 13: Webster Hall – New York, NY (w/ Le Butcherettes)
May 14: Webster Hall – New York, NY (w/ Le Butcherettes)
May 15: Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA (w/ Le Butcherettes)
May 29: Rock Im Revier – Glesenkirchen (DE)
May 31: Rockavaria – Munchen (DE)
Jun 02: Sonisphere – Milan (DE)
Jun 04: Vienna Rocks Festival – Vienna (AT)
Jun 05: Rock For People Festival – Hradec Kralove (CZ)
Jun 06: Zitadelle Spandau – Berlin (DE)
Jun 12: Pinkpop Festival – Landgraaf (NL)
Jun 13: Download Festival – Castle Donington (UK)
Jun 20: Hellfest – Clisson (FR)
Jun 21: Graspop Festival – Dessel (BE)
Jun 23: Sporthalle Hamburg – Hamburg (DE)
Jun 26: Bravalla Festival – Norrkoping (SW)
Jun 27: Provinssirock Festival – Seinajoki (FI)
Jun 28: Tinderbox 2015 – Odense (DK)
Jul 26: Austin Music Hall – Austin, TX
Jul 27: South Side Ballroom – Dallas, TX
Jul 28: Bayou Music Center – Houston, TX
Jul 30: Masquerade Music Park – Atlanta, GA (with Refused)
Jul 31: Red Hat Amphitheatre – Raleigh, NC (with Refused)
Aug 01: Mann Center for the Performing Arts – Philadelphia, PA (w/ Refused)
Aug 02: Merriweather Post Pavillion – Columbia, MS (w/ Refused)
Aug 04: Blue Hills Banks Pavillion – Boston, MA (w/ Refused)
Aug 05: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY (w/ Refused)
Aug 07: Heavy Montreal 2015 – Montreal, QC
Aug 07: Ricoh Coliseum – Toronto, ON (w/ Refused)
Sept 25: Rock In Rio – Rio de Janeiro (BR)