Coachella and Stagecoach Festivals Officially Postponed Until October

In a story we are following, The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, a.k.a. Coachella, and its sister Country music festival, Stagecoach Festival, have officially been postponed from April to October amid panic over the coronavirus outbreak. The event, which was set to take place in Indio, California, on the weekends of April 10th and April 17th, will now take place over of October 9th and October 16th. Fans seeking a total refund will be notified on Friday, 3/13/2020. The lineup was set to include headlining performances from Rage Against The Machine, Travis Scott and Frank Ocean. In a Twitter post, Goldenvoice, the AEG subsidiary that organizes the festival, said: “At the direction of the County of Riverside and local health authorities, we must sadly confirm the rescheduling of Coachella and Stagecoach due to COVID-19 concerns. While this decision comes at a time of universal uncertainty, we take the safety and health of our guests, staff and community very seriously. We urge everyone to follow the guidelines and protocols put forth by public health officials. Continue reading

Coachella Festival May Be Postponed Over Coronavirus Fears

As rumors have persisted, published reports by journalist Yashar Ali and was corroborated by Entertainment Tonight and Billboard.com The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival has reportedly been postponed to October amid fears about the coronavirus outbreak. The event, which was set to take place in Indio, California, on April 10-12 and April 17-19, is expected to be postponed to the weekends of October 9 and October 16. The lineup was set to include headlining performances from Rage Against The Machine, Travis Scott, Frank Ocean and more. Coachella is the largest and arguably the most important music festival in the world, and sees an estimated 250,000 people attend Coachella each year over two back-to-back weekends at Empire Polo Club, about two hours outside of Los Angeles. The news of the postponement comes as authorities in the Coachella Valley region confirmed three new cases of the coronavirus on Monday. An online petition to call off Coachella this year has garnered more than 16,000 signatures. Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Ozzy Osbourne – Ordinary Man

If there’s one name in the annals of rock history known to absolutely everyone, it’s Ozzy Osbourne. It doesn’t matter if you know him from his time with Black Sabbath, his solo career, his reality TV series, his wife, the bat story, or any of the other utterly insane stories which usually start with the excessive consumption of alcohol, or use of illegal substances. The fact is you know the name, you know the face, and you know the legend. Continue reading

My Chemical Romance Heavily Rumored for Coachella Festival

According to a report from Consequence Of Sound, My Chemical Romance will be performing at next year’s Coachella Music Festival. The website reports is saying industry source. In a story first reported by Ghost Cult, Rage Against The Machine is already confirmed with other potential headliners in Frank Ocean, Travis Scott and more. Other acts that will reportedly be performing include Thom Yorke (Radiohead), Lana Del Rey, and Australian electronic artist Flume. The recently reunited MCR have never played Coachella. The festival returns for its 21st edition on April 10-12 and April 17-19 2020 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. The festival typically reveals the official lineup in January with tickets going on sale shortly after.

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Watch Ozzy Osbourne Perform with Post Malone and Travis Scott at the American Music Awards

Ozzy Osbourne At Ozzfest Meets Knotfest, by Stephanie Cabral (with permission MSOPR)

Post Malone performed at the American Music Awards last night (11/24/2019) with guests Ozzy Osbourne and Travis Scott to play Posty’s hit song ‘Take What You Want’. Ozzy appeared in a blaze of hellfire getting off a stoney throne to sing. The 2019 American Music Awards, hosted by Ciara, are airing live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on ABC. Continue reading

Ozzy Osbourne will Join Post Malone to Perform at The 2019 American Music Awards

According to a published report from Billboard, Ozzy Osbourne will join rapper Post Malone, Travis Scott and Andrew Watt to perform at the 2019 American Music Awards. They will play Post Malone’s recent hit single, ‘Take What You Want’, which debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 chart at No. 8. The track marked Osbourne’s first Hot 100 top 10 in over 30 years. Ozzy broke the record for the most time between the top 10s in the chart’s 61-year history. The song appears on Post Malone’s new LP Hollywood’s Bleeding, which landed at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. The 2019 American Music Awards, hosted by Ciara, will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on November 24 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. Continue reading

Guns N Roses To Headline Lollapalooza in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile in 2020

Guns N Roses. Photo credit: Katarina Benzova

Guns N Roses will continue their wildly successful “Not In The Lifetime Tour” that has been going since 2016, with shows at three Lollapalooza Festivals in 2020: in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile. No word if they will join the US version next summer in Chicago. Joining GNR will be Travis Scott, The Strokes, Lana Del Rey, Martin Garrix and Gwen Stefani. The Lineup Also Includes Armin Van Buuren, Vampire Weekend, Cage The Elephant, James Blake, Brockhampton, Alan Walker, Illenium, The Lumineers, Kacey Musgraves, Rex Orange County, Rita Ora, A Day To Remember, Charlie Xcx, Perry Farrell’s Kind Heaven Orchestra, King Princess, LP, Jaden Smith, Madeon and more. Tickets are on sale now. Continue reading

The Punk Rock MBA Examines Why “Rock Is Dying”

The Punk Rock MBA has made a living (actually) on their ‘What Killed the Genre” series of videos on their YouTube channel. Now he has posted a new video making a case for the fact that Rock is Dying or already dead if you watch the video. He makes a fair, data-driven case. Of course, he is talking about mass appeal and popularity, the rock and metal underground has never been stronger in our opinion. He mentions Slipknot, Metallica, Tool, Blink-182, Ghost, Five Finger Death Punch, A Day To Remember, Fred Durst, Limp Bizkit, The Used, but also Travis Scott (and Kylie Jenner), Riot Fest, Download Festival, Self-Help Fest, Wacken Open Air, and more. Continue reading

Ozzy Osbourne to Guest On The New Post Malone Album

Rapper Post Malone has revealed on Instagram that Ozzy Osbourne will be a guest on his new album Hollywood’s Bleeding, due out next week from Republic Records.
. It’s no secret that the popular rapper loves metal and hardcore music and used to be in metalcore band in high school. Check out the post below with the litany of popular guests that also includes Travis Scott, Halsey,  Future, Meek Mill, SZA and more on an album that is going to be one of the biggest Pop albums of 2019. Continue reading