Riot Fest has announced their full slate of late night “After Shows” with shows including Thursday with Anthony Green, Fear, Bully, The Maine, Alexisonfire with War On Women, Jeff Rosenstock, Pvris, Alkaline Trio, Sunny Day Real Estate, Jimmy Eat World, Action Bronson, The Academy Is… with Midtown, The Get Up Kids with Sparta and more! Pre-sales begin tomorrow and these shows always sell out fast. Artists usually take the opportunity to create special shows, and setlists compared with their usual RF performances. Individual tickets and info is on sale at the link below.
Riot Fest has added Taking Back Sunday, Coolio, Marky Ramone’s Blitzkrieg, Zola Jesus, Reece Young, Poliça and cumgirl8 join the diverse lineup of bands playing September 16-18 in Douglass Park. They join a lineup stacked with headliners My Chemical Romance, The Original Misfits, Nine Inch Nails. Continue reading →
It is a time of change for the Baltimore based psych-doom three piece Black Lung, who following the release of their third album Ancients in 2019, parted ways with founding guitarist Adam Bufano, replacing him with Deaf Scene’s Dave Fullerton. Four months later and their subsequent tour of the album was cancelled as the pandemic struck, so the band decided to regroup and start working on fresh material with their new guitar player straight away. Continue reading →
Cave In has booked an extensive US tour this fall, supporting their recent album Final Transmission. Support on the tour comes from War on Women, Lazer/Wulf, Helms Alee, and The Primals. One dollar from every sale goes to The Caleb Scofield Memorial Fund. Continue reading →
The franchising of Download Festival continues after terrific forays into France and Spain with Sydney and Melbourne, Australia now shaping up to be one of the stronger festival lineups in recent memory. Six new bands have joined a killer lineup including Sum 41, Thy Art Is Murder, 12 Foot Ninja, Pennywise, Slaves (UK) and Voyager. They compliment the likes of Ozzy Osbourne, Slayer, Judas Priest, Alice In Chains, Ghost, Rise Against, The Amity Affliction, Anthrax, Halestorm,Behemoth, Me First And The Gimme Gimmes, Converge, Fever 333 and many more on Saturday, 9th March in Parramatta Park, Sydney (18+) and Monday 11th March (long weekend) at Flemington Racecourse, in Melbourne. Tickets are on sale now at the links below. Continue reading →
Download Festival Australia has been announced for 2019, as a two-date festival experience in Sydney and Melbourne next March. Headling the festival are Ozzy Osbourne, Slayer, Judas Priest, Alice In Chains and Ghost are among the confirmed bands. These two shows will represent Ozzy’s only shows in Australia on the “No More Tears 2” tour. More bands will be announced soon. The two-date, five-stage affair, hitting Sydney’s Parramatta Park on Saturday, March 9 and Melbourne’s Flemington Racecourse on Monday, March 11 has tickets on sale now.Continue reading →
Hawthone Heights, by Originate Designs Photography
The Vans Warped Tour. Twenty-Three years of a traveling road show that showcases a plethora of bands. Some people thumb their nose up as it being full of emo wannabes or full of bands no one has heard before. But those people ignore the fact that this is an institution. Twenty-three successive years of promoting hundreds of bands on a full summer tour. It’s pretty much the longest most successful American festival; it rivals the festivals in Europe. Continue reading →
The 2017 Vans Warped Tour was announced at their annual event at Full Sail University in Florida. CKY, Hatebreed, Hawthorne Heights, I Prevail, Beartooth, Sick Of It All, Candiria, Anti Flag, GWAR, Memphis May Fire and more will perform. Tickets are on sale now for all dates with the full confirmed line-up and other info below. Continue reading →
Anti-Flag have announced an upcoming Winter 2016 tour with Leftover Crack, War On Women, The Homeless Gospel Choir and Blackbird Raum. The band has released a digital acoustic album Live Acoustic at 11th Street Records (out now via Spinefarm), recorded during the Punk Rock Bowling in Las Vegas this past summer.
Feb 19: Walters – Houston, TX (No Leftover Crack or Blackbird Raum) Feb 20: The Prophet Bar – Dallas, TX (No Leftover Crack or Blackbird Raum) Feb 21: Korova – San Antonio, TX (No Leftover Crack or Blackbird Raum) Feb 23: The Rock – Tucson, AZ (No Leftover Crack or Blackbird Raum) Feb 24: Nile Theater – Mesa, AZ (No Leftover Crack or Blackbird Raum) Feb 25: Observatory North Park – San Diego, CA Feb 26: Observatory – Santa Ana, CA Feb 27: Troubadour – Los Angeles, CA Feb 28: Vinyl – Las Vegas, NV Mar 01: DNA Lounge – San Francisco, CA Mar 02: Knitting Factory – Reno, NV Mar 04: El Corazon – Seattle, WA Mar 05: Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR
Amnesia Rockfesthas released their full schedule for the full event, happening June 18-21, 2015 in Montebello, QC. The newest additions to the lineup include:
The Dookies (featuring members of Goldfinger playing Green Day‘s album Dookie in full late-night on the Friday, on top of their regular set)
Big D & The Kids Table (A tribute to Operation Ivy late-night on the Saturday, with possibly some special guests)
Beyond Creation Insurrection Slayer Carcass Down (with Phil Anselmo of Pantera) Parkway Drive Bolt Thrower Hatebreed The Ataris RVIVR War On Women
An Amnesia Rockfest documentary titled Montebello Rock Village: the story of Rockfestis currently in the works, and stream the trailer below. Ongoing project since 2010, the film will finally see the light of day this Fall to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the festival. The film will tell the unique story of the event, from its modest beginnings with 500 festival-goers to present-day, now the largest rock festival in Canada.
Over 200 bands will be featured in the documentary. Members of Bad Religion, The Offspring, Pennywise, Korn, NOFX and Lagwagon appear in the trailer.