Aftershock Festival Postponed Until 2021, Metallica and My Chemical Romance to Headline

Rough news as expected due ot the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic; Danny Wimmer Presents has announced that Aftershock 2020, scheduled for October 9 – 11 at Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA, has been rescheduled to October 7 – 10, 2021, and has released the following statement: Continue reading

Aftershock 2020 Announces My Chemical Romance as the Saturday Night Headliner!

Aftershock Festival has announced My Chemical Romance as the Saturday night headline act for 2020! This announcement follows the previous news of Metallica headlining Friday and Sunday with two unique setlists. The full lineup announcement is coming soon and weekend passes are on sale now at the line below. Aftershock 2020 takes place on October 9, 10 & 11, 2020, at Discovery Park In Sacramento, California and has sold out the last five years in a row! You can check out our 2019 coverage here! Continue reading

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Epicenter Festival 2019

Kicking off today, Epicenter Festival the replacement for Carolina Rebellion, makes its debut event by Danny Wimmer Presents gets underway in North Carolina! Tool, Judas Priest, Foo Fighters, Korn, Rob Zombie, Evanescence, The Cult, Meshuggah, Mark Lanegan Band, Mastodon,Killswitch Engage, Architects, Tom Morello, High On Fire, Zeal & Ardor, Knocked Loose, Slothrust, Vein, Ho99o9o, Basement, The Dirty Nil, and many more have joined the bill. Epicenter takes place May 10-12 at the Rockingham Festival Grounds with the rest of the lineup below. Continue reading

Epicenter Festival Replaces Carolina Rebellion, Full Lineup Coming In December

Epicenter Festival has been announced as the replacement for the successful Carolina Rebellion fest which has been retired after seven years. Epicenter will be a new three-day destination music experience from premier independent U.S. music festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents. Moving to the newly created Rockingham Festival Grounds in Richmond County, North Carolina and taking place on Friday, May 10, Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12, 2019. The new festival grounds will be developed in coordination with Rockingham Dragway and Rockingham Speedway, with even more music, extensive camping options, and no curfew. The full lineup will be announced on December 10th and of course, we will have it here at Ghost Cult! Continue reading

Rock On The Range, Carolina Rebellion, Chicago Open Air Get Rebranded, 2019 Dates Booked

In a major shake-up to the US music festival scene, Danny Wimmer Presents, purveyors of the biggest rock and metal festivals has announced major changes to its spring 2019 lineup. Columbus, Ohio’s Rock on the Range is over after 12 years and being named the Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival. It will debut at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus (traditionally the home of Rock on the Range) on May 17 – 19, 2019. The changes are due to a split between Danny Wimmer Presents and AEG Live, the two companies who have co-produced the event in the past. Continue reading