The Return of Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival Lineup Features Foo Fighters, Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, Kiss, Godsmack, Rob Zombie, Puscifer, Jawbreaker, Beartooth, and More


Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival is returning in 2023 for the first time in several years with Foo Fighters, Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, Kiss, Godsmack, Rob Zombie, Queens Of The Stone Age, Falling In Reverse, Chevelle, Puscifer, Beartooth, I Prevail, Jawbreaker, Sublime With Rome, Bullet For My Valentine, The Pretty Reckless, Pennywise, Trivium, Black Veil Brides, and many more. The full lineup is listed below.

An exclusive Sonic Temple presale for festival email subscribers begins Wednesday, January 11 at 10:00 a.m. ET. Fans who sign up for the Sonic Temple e-mail list before 10:00 PM ET on Tuesday, January 10 will receive a dedicated code providing the first chance to buy festival passes. Fans can sign-up to get first access for the Early Bird presale by going to the link below: Continue reading


The Top Ten Stories at Ghost Cult This Week 12-25-22


In a new feature here, we recap the biggest stories of the week that was here at Ghost Cult! We went over ten, but it’s Christmas! This week the big stories include Dani Filth and Ed Sheeran making good on their promise to make music together, Slipknot’s pro-shot full concert video, our Crosses EP review and a new single, Metallica’s online art archive, a review of the final (ever?) Battlecross show, the first single from supergroup The Last Rockstars, a new single teaser from Orgy, a guest post from Greg at Allegeaon, Dave Grohl and Greg Kurstin’s Hanukkah Sessions, interviews with Jared James Nichols, Tobey Amies (King Crimson doc filmmaker) and Casket Robbery, and more!

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Adam Jones of Tool Shares Previously Unreleased VIP Event – Music Clinic Footage


 

In 2018, leading up to the release of 2019’s record-breaking Fear Inoculum album, Tool would perform a series of VIP sessions as clinics where the band performed live, did a Q & A, and “teaches” attendees how to perform some of their “hits!” They also used the opportunity to tease snippets of new music as fans were not allowed in with their phones. Guitarist Adam Jones has shared footage on his popular Instagram account of himself, drummer Danny Carey and bassist Justin Chancellor performing one of these clinics, filmed side stage by AEW ring announcer, Justin Roberts. Tool has just released their first ever collectable statue, based on the artwork of 10,000 days, and been announced as a headline band for next spring’s Welcome to Rockville 2023. Watch it now!

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Watch Puscifer’s Agent Dick Merkin Unbox the Tool “10,000 Days” Collectable Statue by Alex Grey


Tool has released their 10,000 Days album artwork-themed collectable statue. Their very first collectable statue ever from the band, it is made with their frequent album art collaborator Alex Grey (https://www.cosm.org). It will be available beginning today, December 16th, 2022. Tool has just been announced as a headliner for next spring’s Welcome to Rockville festvial. Other than releasing pricey vinyl collections, Tool has been quiet since the end of their Fear Inoculum World Tour earlier this year. In a recent interview with YouTuber Rick Beato, frontman Maynard James Keenan laid out the next year of activity for one of his bands – Puscifer, who has been super busy with live streams, and new live-in-the-studio albums coming soon. Watch Puscifer’s Agent Dick Merkin unbox the statue in this new video.

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Welcome To Rockville 2023 Books Pantera, Tool, Slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, Rob Zombie, Godsmack, Evanescence, Incubus, Queens Of The Stone Age, Alice Cooper, and More!


 

Pantera, Tool, Slipknot and Avenged Sevenfold will headline the 2023 edition of the Welcome To Rockville festival, set to take place May 18-21 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Also scheduled to appear are Deftones, Rob Zombie, Godsmack, Evanescence, Incubus, Queens Of The Stone Age, Alice Cooper, Chevelle, and Coheed & Cambria, among many others. Tickets are on sale now at the link below.

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The Top Ten Stories at Ghost Cult This Week 12-11-22


In a new feature here, we recap the biggest stories of the week that was here at Ghost Cult! We went over ten, but we are rebels at heart! This week the big stories include Metallica ending their vinyl club, Slipknot growing the Knotfest brand some more, our Album of The Year countdown coverage, new interviews with Bayside and Candlemass, Damnation Festival review, Led Zeppelin reunion concert stream, remembering Dimebag Darrell, Muddy Roots tickets on sale, a review of Soen and Oceans of Slumber, Ne Obliviscaris returns, a Tool statue drops this week, Crosses (deftones + far) and more! and more.

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Tool Announces “10,000 Days” Collectable Statue by Alex Grey Coming Next Week


After some teasing on social media Tool has annoucned a 10,000 Days album artwork-themed collectable statue. Their very first collectable statue ever from the band, it is made with their frequent album art collaborator Alex Grey (https://www.cosm.org). It will be available beginning on December 16th. Other than releasing pricey vinyl collections, Tool has been quiet since the end of their Fear Inoculum World Tour earlier this year. In a recent interview with YouTuber Rick Beato, frontman Maynard James Keenan laid out the next year of activity for one of his bands – Puscifer, who has been super busy with live streams, and new live-in-the-studio albums coming soon.

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Epiphone Guitars and Adam Jones of Tool Team Up for The Adam Jones Les Paul Custom Art Collection


 

Epiphone is proud announce the long-awaited Adam Jones and Epiphone partnership has now arrived with the release of the Epiphone Adam Jones Les Paul Custom Art Collection. This unprecedented, limited-edition collection blends Adam’s love of fine art and music, resulting in seven, iconic Silverburst Les Paul Custom masterpieces which feature the artwork of five distinguished visual artists curated by Adam Jones of Tool.

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The Weekly Ritual Rock and Metal News Show 12-01-22


 

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Tool Confirms “10,000 Days” Collectable Coming Soon


 

Earlier this week, Tool began teasing something related to their 10,000 Days album. They have shared another teaser on Instagram, touting a collectible involving that album coming soon. We don’t know exactly what it is, but we are excited! Other than releasing pricey vinyl collections, Tool has been ominously mum since the end of their Fear Inoculum World Tour earlier this year. In a recent interview with Rick Beato, frontman Maynard James Keenan laid out the next year of activity for one of his bands – Puscifer, who has been super busy with live streams, and new live-in-the-studio albums coming soon.

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