Bloodstock Open Air 2022 has shared a big update. including their plans for their Club Nights, and Plans with Sophie Lancaster Foundation and Derbyshire LGBT+, as well as added 2 more bands to the lineup. Static-X and Tallah have dropped out, replaced by Dark Tranquility and Defects respectively. The comeback of the fest in 2021 was great and you can read our review here. Headliners for BOA 2022 are Lamb Of God, Mercyful Fate and Behemoth. Bloodstock will take place at Catton Park, Derbyshire on 11th-14th August 2022.
Rob Zombie will team up with reunited Nu-metallers Mudvayne for the “Freaks On Parade” tour this summer. Direct will come from Static-X and Powerman 5000. Produced by Live Nation, the 21-city trek kicks off on July 20 at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Maryland Heights, making stops across the U.S. in Tampa, Holmdel, Tinley Park, and more before wrapping up in The Woodlands at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion on August 21. The pre-sale is this Thursday, with the general on-sale going live on March 25th, 2022. Zombie released his most recent album The Lunar Injection Kool-Aid Eclipse via Nuclear Blast in 2021. Mudvayne reunited for a handful of festival shows in 2021. Continue reading
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Bloodstock Open Air 2022 has added 12 more bands to the lineup for this summer, including Avatar, Thrown Into Exile, Pupil Slicer, Cage Fight, and Ill Nino, Vended, Sorcerer, Red Method, and Baest. More bands will be added soon and the festival has announced their ticket deposit plan. Day tickets will go on sale in the ticket store on Friday 4th February at 9am, priced £65 (+bkg fees) for adults and £20 (+bkg fees) for children (4-11 years). Kids under 4 go free! The comeback of the fest in 2021 was great and you can read our review here. Headliners for BOA 2022 are Lamb Of God, Mercyful Fate and Behemoth. Bloodstock will take place at Catton Park, Derbyshire on 11th-14th August 2022.
Static-X have announced they are rescheduling dates of their highly anticipated Rise Of The Machine North American Tour featuring Fear Factory, Dope, Mushroomhead and Twiztid. The tour, produced by Live Nation, is being rescheduled due to the current increase in the spread of COVID 19 and its continued effect on travel restrictions, public health, and fan safety. The 42-date trek will now kick off February 25, 2023, in San Francisco, CA and wrap up April 15,2023, in Los Angeles, CA. Due to overwhelming demand, four new markets have been added to the tour and the Portland OR date has been upgraded to Roseland. Fans can expect the same incredible package and night of music as previously announced. All previously sold tickets and meet and greets will be honored and more information on tickets, meet & greets and other VIP experiences for the Rise Of The Machine tour can be found at the link below. Check out our review of the last Static-X tour.The band will release a 20th Anniversary edition of their acclaimed sophomore slbum Machine, due out February 18, 2022.
Static-X will continue to pay tribute to their legacy and late frontman Wayne Static with their Rise Of The Machine North American Tour 2022. The tour will also pay homage to their album Machine, getting a 20th anniversary reissue next year. The 37-date run, produced by Live Nation, kicks off on February 21st in Portland, OR and runs over 5 weeks wrapping up on April 3rd in San Francisco, CA. General tickets go on sale starting Friday, September 17 at 10am LOCAL. .” More information on tickets, meet & greets and other VIP experiences for the Rise Of The Machine tour can be found at the link below. Support on the tour will come from peers and legends such as Fear Factory, Dope, Mushroomhead and Twiztid on select dates.
Static-X has shared their official music video for “Bring You Down”. The song hit #1 on Spotify’s New Metal Tracks playlist (475k followers) and was added to Spotify’s Kickass Metal Playlist (1M+ followers), Spotify’s Rock Hard Playlist (750k followers), and 23 other Spotify official playlists and 312,000 fan playlists. It comes from their just-released new album (read our review here) Project Regeneration Vol. 1 (Ostego Productions), out now, and streaming everywhere now. A second planned album has been announced and like Vol. 1, will be produced by Ulrich Wild. Continue reading
Ghost Cult caught up with Ken Jay of Static-X to discuss their new album, Project Regeneration Vol. 1 (review here). Ken chatted all about the new album, the process of putting together the tracks with Koichi Fukuda and Tony Campos, hearing Wayne Static’s voice in a new song for the first time in a long while, incredible singing on these new tracks, working with Xero on new material, reuniting with producer Ulrich Wild, the early Goth origins of the band, the Wisconsin Death Trip 20th Anniversary tour, their upcoming concert in the time of coronavirus and much more. Order Project Regeneration Vol. 1 here and listen to our chat. Continue reading
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