Long-running Punk legends The Exploited had a scare in their ranks as drummer Willie “Wullie” Buchan suffered a heart attack last night, Thursday March 11th. The band posted to Facebook about the situation and has not updated fans since. Willie is in the hospital and “waiting to see what’s happening next.” Get well soon Willie!
Mr. Bungle performed their first show in almost twenty years last night in Los Angeles at the historic Fonda Theater in Hollywood. Watch fan-filmed footage of the band performing their debut EP The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny, a brutal brand new song dubbed ‘Meth”, some inventive covers (Slayer, S.O.D., Siege, Seals and Croft, The Exploited), and more! Continue reading →
Riot Fest had their big reveal last night, announcing the first and main wave of bands for this coming September in Chicago. Held September 14th-16th at Douglas Park in Chicago, IL the headliners include Blink-182, Beck, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Incubus, Young The Giant, Interpol, Blondie, Alkaline Trio, Father John Misty, and Jerry Lee Lewis. Tickets are on sale now at the link below. Continue reading →
The 10th edition of Amnesia Rockfest has announced Linkin Park and System of a Down will be headlining the Friday and Saturday nights of the event respectively. Tim Armstrong (Rancid) and Fat Mike (NOFX) are curators of the 10th anniversary edition.
The Offspring will be doing their album Americana in its entirety; Deftones performing their Around The Fur album in its entirety; and Rancid will be doing their And Out Come The Wolves set.
Some of this year’s new features include having several comedians such as Tom Green, Steve-O from Jackass (first Quebec appearance in 10 years, since the 2004 riot at the Metropolis) and Mike Ward. Several other surprises and secret performances are in store for festival-goers.
The rest of the lineup consists of:
Linkin Park (Headline Friday Night) System Of A Down (Headline Saturday Night) The Offspring (performing Americana album) Slayer Snoop Dogg Rob Zombie Tenacious D (featuring Jack Black – first Quebec appearance) Pixies Sublime with Rome Deftones (performing Around The Fur) Rancid (performing And Out Come The Wolves) Bad Religion Refused (reunion) Bad Religion Thrice (reunion) Coheed And Cambria Story Of The Year Flogging Molly Gogol Bordello Propagandhi Goldfinger Less Than Jake Good Riddance Ten Foot Pole The Bouncing Souls Satanic Surfers (reunion) Buzzcocks Descendents ALL The Exploited GBH Michale Graves (of the Misfits) Ministry Skinny Puppy (first show since 1988) Parkway Drive Down Fear Factory Atreyu (reunion) Carcass Bolt Thrower (rare Canadian appearance) The Melvins
Quebec Stage Les Cowboys Frintgants Banlieue Rouge (one night reunion) Groovy Aardvark (one night reunion) Subb (one night reunion) MAP (one night reunion) Penelope (one night reunion) Blind Witness (one night reunion) Bald Vulture (one night reunion) Overbass (one night reunion) Les Ékorchés (one night reunion) Capitaine Révolte (one night reunion) Mononc’ Serge The Planet Smashers