Riot Fest 2021 Adds Patti Smith, Alkaline Trio, The Flaming Lips and More


Riot Fest has made the final weekend additions to the 2021 event, kicking off September 19th, 2021, which will be the fest’s first-ever Thursday Preview Party. Patti Smith and Her Band and Alkaline Trio will join Thursday night, with additional sets from Joyce Manor (performing their self-titled 2011 debut), WDRL, and Kristeen Young. As for Sunday, The Flaming Lips will return to Riot Fest on Sunday, bringing the fest-favorites back to Douglass Park on September 19 to replace Pixies. Sunday attendees will also get into the Thursday Preview Party for free, with a host of freshly-announced perks included. Tickets are on sale now at the link below.

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The Ghost Inside Announces “Rise From The Ashes: Live At The Shrine” Live Album


Metalcore leaders The Ghost Inside will release Rise From The Ashes: Live At The Shrine digitally on July 30th & on vinyl (shipping in January) via Epitaph Records. The live record is taken from the band’s 2019 sold-out comeback show in Los Angeles, CA in the parking lot of The Shrine. The band also announced a Concert Film World Premiere as a livestream July 11th. Buy a ticket to the stream below!

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Misfits to Perform All of “Walk Among Us” at Riot Fest 2022


“The Original Misfits” reunion of Danzig, Jerry Only, and Doyle has already announced they will perform at Aftershock Festival and now they will perform all of their classic Walk Among Us (Plan 9 Records) at Riot Fest 2022. Misfits will headline along with My Chemical Romance, already announced for 2022. tickets are on sale now for 2022 and this year’s Riot Fest features Nine Inch Nails, Faith No More, Mr. Bungle, DEVO, NOFX, Dinosaur Jr., Motion City Soundtrack, Smashing Pumpkins, Run the Jewels, Pixies, Circle Jerks, Coheed & Cambria, K.Flay, Meg Myers, Les Savy Fav, and many others to perform. My Chemical Romance has been announced as the first headliner for 2022 and tickets are on sale for both this year and next years’ fests at the link below. Riot Fest takes place every year at Douglass Park this fall (September 17–19) with a pair of announcements both for this year, and next year. In an unprecedented move, festival organizers are revealing the lineup for 2021, along with tickets for 2022. Three-day passes for both years are now on sale; 2021 single-day passes will go on sale next week, when more bands for 2021 will be announced.

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Nine Inch Nails, Faith No More, Mr. Bungle, DEVO, NOFX, Dinosaur Jr., Motion City Soundtrack Booked for Riot Fest 2201


A plethora of bands will descend on Chicago for the return of Riot Fest! Nine Inch Nails, Faith No More, Mr. Bungle, DEVO, NOFX, Dinosaur Jr., Motion City Soundtrack, Smashing Pumpkins, Run the Jewels, Pixies, Circle Jerks, Coheed & Cambria, K.Flay, Meg Myers, Les Savy Fav, and many others to perform. My Chemical Romance has been announced as the first headliner for 2022 and tickets are on sale for both this year and next years’ fests at the link below. Riot Fest takes place every year at Douglass Park this fall (September 17–19) with a pair of announcements both for this year, and next year. In an unprecedented move, festival organizers are revealing the lineup for 2021, along with tickets for 2022. Three-day passes for both years are now on sale; 2021 single-day passes will go on sale next week, when more bands for 2021 will be announced.

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Download Festival 2022 Adds Deftones, Korn, Megadeth, Steel Panther, The Ghost Inside, Funeral For A Friend, Descendents, Electric Wizard, Sepultura, and More!


Download Festival 2021 is postponed to summer 2022, but the fest has wasted little time stacking the bill. Already headlined by Iron Maiden, KISS, and Biffy Clyro, seventy new bands have been added including Deftones, Korn, Megadeth, Steel Panther, The Ghost Inside, Funeral For A Friend, Descendents, Electric Wizard, and Sepultura. Watch a video teaser with the updated poster and buy your tickets now!

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: June 5th New Music Releases


Purchase And Stream All The New Music Released Today!

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The Ghost Inside Books Slot at Full Force Festival Next Summer


The Ghost Inside, by Brent B Photos

The Ghost Inside, slowly making their way back from their horrific bus accident in late 2015 played their first show this summer. Now they have plans for an appearance at Full Force Festival 2020 in Germany next June. The band has been sharing updates about their new music coming. Hopefully, we will hear more about that soon! Continue reading


The Ghost Inside Books First Show In Three Years For This Summer


The Ghost Inside, by Brent B Photos

The Ghost Inside has been slowly working their way towards a comeback, teasing new music and images from the studio. Now the band is playing a concert, a triumph following their bus crash over three-years ago. The show will be at The Shrine in Los Angeles, on July 13th. Tickets go on sale March 1st at 10 AM PST at the link below. Continue reading


The Ghost Inside Teases New Music In The Works


The Ghost Inside, by Brent B Photos

Nearly four years after a deadly bus accident nearly took their lives, injured some of them The Ghost Inside beyond measure and surely changed their lives, The Ghost Inside may finally be working on new music. The band has said in the past that they were slowly working toward new music for release, eventually. The band responded to a fan on Twitter with a picture from inside a studio. No official announcement has been made, but we’d love to see TGI make a comeback someday! Continue reading


Moments – Outlast EP


If I curve my hands around my mouth and shout, “BELGIUM,” what’s the first thing that comes to your mind (besides What is this nitwit doing randomly shouting the names of European countries)? Maybe you think of delicious, hot waffles with ice cream melting on top. Or an ice-cold Stella Artois on a hot summer day? Perhaps the national soccer team’s outstanding performance in the 2014 World Cup finals that was expected by exactly no one?Continue reading