Download Festival UK 2020 Adds Volbeat, Killswitch Engage, Babymetal, The Pretty Reckless, Airbourne, Skillet, Baroness, and More!

A bevy of bands have been added to Download 2020! New on the bill are Volbeat, Killswitch Engage, Babymetal,The Pretty Reckless, Airbourne, Skillet, Baroness, Lit, Bush, Wednesday 13, British Lion, Electric Wizard, Periphery, Obituary, Pup, Dying Fetus, Bleed From Within, Dead Label, Stone Broken, Blues Pills, Puppy, P.O.D., Wayward Sons, Wargasm, Dead Posey Blackout Problems, Bleed From Within, Cellar Door Moon Crow, Chelsea Grin, Dead Label, Dead Posey, Lotus Eater, Marianas Trench, Powerwolf, Puppy, Theory, The Last Internationale, The Wildhearts, and Uncured.and more to be announecd. They join headliners Iron Maiden (Legacy of the Beast Tour), Kiss and System Of A Down next year. The world’s premier rock event takes place 12 – 14 June 2020 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Tickets are on sale now at the link below. Check out Ghost Cult’s 2019 Download coverage here! Continue reading

Alter Bridge and Skillet Book a Co-Headline Tour

Modern rockers Alter Bridge and Skillet have booked a co-headline tour for next fall. Both bands will have new albums out in 2019! Dirty Honey will provide direct support on most of the dates. The Victorious Sky Tour kicks off on September 22 in Baltimore and runs through October 25 in Orlando. Dirty Honey will also appear. All confirmed dates are below. Pre-sale tickets are available now through June 27 at 10pm local time. Regular tickets go on sale on Friday, June 28 at 10am local time. Pre-sale tickets and VIP upgrades are available at the links below. Continue reading

Heavy Montréal 2019 Announces Daily Schedules

Heavy Montréal returns next month! Presented by Black Label, the tenth Heavy MTL on July 27 & 28 at Parc Jean-Drapeau as well as its sister fest on July 26 with Heavy In The City (77)! has announced its daily schedules. The city of Montréal has revamped Île Sainte-Hélène of Parc Jean-Drapeau, one of the most renowned festival sites in North America! More than thirty bands have joined previously announced Slayer, including Ghost, Godsmack, Evanescence, Anthrax, Slash ft. Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, In This Moment, Killswitch Engage, Anthrax, Steel Panther, Clutch, Gamma Ray, Testament, Hatebreed, Beartooth, Skillet, Metal Churh, Municipal Waste, Atreyu, All That Remains, Quiet Riot, Cancer Bats, Fever 333, and many more! Passes on sale now! Continue reading

Skillet Shares Two New Songs, New Album Due this Summer

Skillet has shared two new singles today, coming from their tenth album due this summer. Victorious arrives from Atlantic Records this summer on August 2nd. New songs ‘Anchor’ and ‘Save Me’ are available on all streaming platforms today. Another new track, ‘Dreaming Of Eden’, will be available upon release by purchasing a pre-order of Skillet’s upcoming graphic novel, ‘Eden’. Powerhouse Z2 Comics is publishing the graphic novel. Continue reading

Welcome To Rockville 2019 Review

How can you top an unforgettable end to a three day Welcome to Rockville festival in 2018 when Ozzy gave us one hell of a send-off? You take the anticipation of thousands of Tool fans who are busting at the seams waiting for the new album to release, and you give them more of a tease by making Tool the final headliner in this year’s Welcome to Rockville Festival, that’s how. We all heard the rumors that Tool was going to debut two new songs (‘Descending’ and ‘Invincible’) during Welcome to Rockville, and they delivered with this history-making moment that fans have not stopped sharing and talking about, whether they were present to witness it or not. Continue reading

Skillet Shares New Single and Video For “Legendary”, New Album Coming This Summer

Skillet will release a brand new album this summer dubbed Victorius, via Atlantic Records on August 2nd. Three years out from Unleashed, with a bunch of other projects in between, Victorious promises to be the most accomplished album in the bands’ career. Check out the first single and video from the new album right now, ‘Legendary’! Continue reading