Magic Circle – Departed Souls

While bands such as Pallbearer and Khemmis have been roundly lauded as the prime exponents of modern Progressive Doom, Boston’s Magic Circle has received less attention but is no less of a creative talent. The third album Departed Souls takes up where predecessor Blind Journey (both 20 Buck Spin) left off but sees positively lumimous advances from a whole host of instruments. Continue reading

Continuum – Designed Obsolescence

Designed Obsolescence (Unique Leader), the latest LP from Technical Death Metal supergroup (we’ll get to that) Continuum has a quite a bit going for it. Continuum hails from the modern death metal hotbed that is California and features former members of acts ranging from Rings of Saturn, Allegaeon, Pathology, Decrepit Birth and more, so you don’t even have to listen to a single note on Designed Obsolescence to know that these dudes can play. Yeah, they can fucking play with technicality and precision that this writer will never grasp. Continue reading

Def Leppard, Slipknot, And Tool Booked To Headline Download Festival 2019

 

Download Festival has made a major announcement for 2019 with Def Leppard, Slipknot, and Tool announced as the three headliners. This is major news as Def Leppard, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame nominees are still a huge global touring act, while Slipknot and Tool seem poised to dominate in 2019 with new albums hopefully from each. Also announced are Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators, Whitesnake, Rob Zombie, Trivium, Amon Amarth, Carcass, Delain, Die Antwoord, with the full list below. Ticket options are on sale now at 2018 prices, until Tuesday 6th November. Continue reading

Weapons Of Anew Release New Single Speed, Debut Album Out Now

Rockers Weapons Of Anew have released their début album, The Collision of Love and Hate, out now on OK Good Records. The band have also shared a new single ‘Speed’ which you can hear below. Continue reading

Def Leppard, Poison, Tesla North American Tour Dates

Def Leppard have just announced that they will return to the road this Spring for a three month run across North America with Poison and Tesla. Continue reading

Soundgarden, Def Leppard, Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, Volbeat And More To Play Carolina Rebellion

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One of America’s greatest music festivals returns as the Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion takes place next May 5, 6 and 7 at Rock City Campgrounds at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC. Soundgarden (Friday), Def Leppard (Saturday) and Avenged Sevenfold are the headliners with more details below and a preview video. Continue reading

Rocklahoma Announces Performance Times

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Rocklahoma has announced performance times for each day of the event, happening May 22, 23 and 24, 2015 at “Catch the Fever” Festival Grounds in Pryor, OK. Go here for more information.

Thursday, May 21

AXiS Stage presented by D&B Processing
6:00 PM: ANU
6:50 PM: Skytown
7:40 PM: Fight the Fade
8:30 PM: Framing the Red
9:20 PM: Dirty Crush
10:10 PM: Swampfox
11:00 PM: Well Hung Heart
11:50 PM: We The Ghost
12:40 AM: Severmind
1:30 AM: DRYVR

Friday, May 22 (Doors open at 3:00 PM.)

Bud Light Main Stage
3:45 PM: We Are Harlot
4:55 PM: Apocalyptica
6:05 PM: In This Moment
7:25 PM: Papa Roach
8:50 PM: Slayer
10:40 PM: Godsmack

Hard Rock Hotel Stage
3:15 PM: Like A Storm
4:20 PM: Upon A Burning Body
5:30 PM: Butcher Babies
6:50 PM: Young Guns
8:15 PM: Nonpoint
9:55 PM: Ministry
12:00 AM: Wayland

Jägermeister Stage powered by
Retrospect Records
3:30 PM: Mycah
4:35 PM: Ruff Justice
5:45 PM: Lola Black
7:05 PM: Ragdoll
8:30 PM: Lynam
10:10 PM: Dead Metal Society
12:00 AM: ASKA
12:35 AM: Warlock Texas
1:15 AM: Ivy Stone

AXiS Stage presented by D&B Processing

Noon Zero 2 Panic
12:50 PM: Kirra
1:40 PM: Sovereign Dame
2:30 PM: Even the Dogs
3:20 PM: Kingshifter
11:30 PM: Vilifi
12:20 AM: NICNOS
1:10 AM: DREK

Saturday, May 23 (Doors open at 3:00 PM.)

Bud Light Main Stage
3:30 PM: Candlebox
4:45 PM: The Pretty Reckless
6:05 PM: Anthrax
7:25 PM: Halestorm
8:50 PM: Volbeat
10:40 PM: Linkin Park

Hard Rock Hotel Stage
3:05 PM: Sons of Texas
4:10 PM: Crobot
5:30 PM: Starset
6:50 PM: Periphery
8:15 PM: In Flames
9:55 PM: Scott Weiland and The Wildabouts
12:15 AM: Krash Rover

Jägermeister Stage powered by
Retrospect Records
3:30 PM: Lamp Shade Betty
4:35 PM: Project Terror
5:45 PM: Black Tora
7:05 PM: Station
8:30 PM: Loveblast
10:10 PM: Firstryke
12:00 AM: Chaotic Resemblance
12:35 AM: Ratchet Dolls
1:15 AM: Mycah

AXiS Stage presented by D&B Processing
12:00 PM: The Jet Set
12:50 PM: Weston and the Outsiders
1:40 PM: The Heroine
2:30 PM: Arson City
3:20 PM: The Chimpz
11:30 PM: Lovebettie
12:20 AM: A Course of Action
1:10 AM: Screaming for Silence

Sunday, May 24 (Doors open at 3:00 PM.)

Bud Light Main Stage
3:50 PM: Aranda
5:00 PM: The Winery Dogs
6:15 PM: Of Mice & Men
7:30 PM: Queensrÿche
8:50 PM: Breaking Benjamin
10:40 PM: Tesla

Hard Rock Hotel Stage
3:20 PM: Dryvr
4:25 PM: Islander
5:40 PM: Otherwise
6:55 PM: Shaman’s Harvest
8:15 PM: Red Dragon Cartel
9:55 PM: Motionless In White
12:00 AM: Nasty Habit

Jägermeister Stage powered by
Retrospect Records
3:30 PM: Mach22
4:25 PM: Baby Jane
5:40 PM: London’s Dungeon
7:00 PM: Dellacoma
8:25 PM: Stop, Stop!
9:55 PM: Mystery
12:35 AM: Delta Rose
1:15 AM: Dellacoma

AXiS Stage presented by D&B Processing
12:00 PM: Empire Grey
12:50 PM: Stolen Rhodes
1:40 PM: The Dirtboxwailers
2:30 PM: Balkun Brothers
3:20 PM: Robert Jon and the Wreck
11:30 PM: Motortrain
12:00 AM: Diamond Lane
12:20 AM: Mine Enemies Fall

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