Mudvayne Reunites After A 12-Year Break, Booked to Play All Four Danny Wimmer Presents 2021 Festivals


 

Mudvayne is back! As we reported they would several months ago, they have announced their return after a 12-year hiatus, and will be performing exclusively at all four Danny Wimmer Presents U.S. festivals in 2021: Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival (a headlining performance) in Ohio, Louder Than Life in Kentucky, Aftershock in California and Welcome To Rockville in Florida. These dates mark the band’s first shows since 2009 and their only dates this year. The band shared a video announcement which you can watch here:

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Danny Wimmer Presents (Louder Than Life, Aftershock Festival), Announces Voragos – Destination Lunasea Beach Rock Cruise


As teased several months ago the planned collaboration between Danny Wimmer Presents, the leader in American Rock and Metal festivals (Sonic Temple, Louder Than Life, Aftershock, Welcome To Rockville, Inkarceration Festival), and Sixth Man Cruises, the leader in music and special event destination cruises have announced Voragos: Destination Lunasea Beach Rock Cruise, a rock festival and destination vacation experience. The five-day rock cruise sailing February 16-21, 2022 from Miami to Harvest Caye, Belize – where you’ll rock into the night at your own private island music festival on Lunasea Beach! Reservations are on sale now and lineup information is coming soon. They have also announced an early-bird, booster club – the Founders Club. Each person who books their spot on board prior to our lineup announcement will become a “Lunasea Founder” and receive a complimentary pass to a 2021 or 2022 DWP festival of their choice. Book now at the link below.

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Staind Announces New Live Album and Livestream Series


Multi-platinum active rock band Staind has returned to activity with a new live album from their comeback tour in 2019 and has also announced a livestream series. The band will release their first album in 9 Years, Live: It’s Been Awhile, on May 7th, 2021. The performance comes from their tour stop in their comeback show at their old stomping grounds at Foxwoods Casino and Resorts in Connecticut, a short drive from the band’s Massachusetts roots. They also announced The Return Of Staind: A Two-Part Global Streaming Series, in partnership with Danny Wimmer Presents (Sonic Temple, Welcome to Rockville, Louder than Life, Aftershock Festival). Tickets and limited-edition packages including virtual meet & greets are on sale now at the link below.

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Danny Wimmer Presents Announces Schedule for Inkcarceration, Louder Than Life, Welcome To Rockville, and Aftershock

The leading independent live entertainment producer and promoter Danny Wimmer Presents has announced the upcoming festival calendar for the year. The event lineup includes the return of fan favorites Louder Than Life and Welcome To Rockville, alongside the previously announced Aftershock, and new to the DWP family, Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival. Louder Than Life, the largest rock festival in America, will take place September 23-26, 2021 at Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center in Louisville, Kentucky and will be adding a Thursday night celebration event to kick off the weekend. All current pass holders will receive admission to the newly added Thursday night kickoff celebration for free.

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LIVESTREAM REVIEW: Puscifer – Existential Reckoning – Live at The Arcosanti


Theatrical Rock troupe Puscifer never does anything small and never has. Everything they do feels like an event level thing in an “it’s all happening” way. In the early days of the band, it was singles and EP’s before their debut album. Then it was a Paul Frank clothing drop or a few shows. Now, even in these trying times choking the music industry, the band finds creative ways to top themselves. They just released their new album, Existential Reckoning (read our review here) and for Halloween, they shared a visually striking, possibly insane, and high-quality multi-media livestream performance, Existential Reckoning – Live at The Arcosanti in the Arizona desert.

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Aftershock Festival Postponed Until 2021, Metallica and My Chemical Romance to Headline


Rough news as expected due ot the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic; Danny Wimmer Presents has announced that Aftershock 2020, scheduled for October 9 – 11 at Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA, has been rescheduled to October 7 – 10, 2021, and has released the following statement:Continue reading


Epicenter, Welcome To Rockville and Sonic Temple 2020 are Canceled, Coming Back in 2021


In a sad announcement, Danny Wimmer Presents has regretfully announced the cancellation of Epicenter, Welcome To Rockville and Sonic Temple Festivals due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. They did announce that the fests will make a comeback in 2021. They are offering FULL Refunds and transfers for next year’s fests. The fall festivals should happen as usual and Metallica will now headline Thursday, September 17 at Louder Than Life.

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Sonic Temple, Welcome To Rockville and Epicenter, Organizers are “Assessing the Situation Very Carefully”


With a rash of postponements and cancellations, Danny Wimmer Presents, the company that puts on North America’s largest commercial Rock and Metal fests Sonic Temple, Welcome To Rockville and Epicenter, is advising caution and still figuring out what do do with the upcoming editions of the popular spring festivals. A number of festivals have been canceled or postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Coachella and Stagecoach have been pushed to October, while South By Southwest was canceled. Earlier today, Danny Wimmer Presentscommented:Continue reading


Metallica Pulls Out of Sonic Temple and Louder than Life Fests, Citing Personal Issues


Metallica has pulled out of their upcoming expected headline gigs at Sonic Temple this spring and Louder than Life next fall. This is due to James Hetfield’s ongoing recovery work and a need to prioritize his personal self-care, which has suffered in recent years. The band will honor all other shows this year, including Welcome To Rockville. Tool and The Red Hot Chili Peppers will step in for both festivals. James has made a personal apology statement to fans on the news. Continue reading


The Pretty Reckless Books New Tour Dates, Updates Fans on New Album Progress


The Pretty Reckless is back! The band led by Taylor Momsen has booked a new headline tour, their first since 2017. Starting May 5th, the group canvases North America, performing in intimate venues in major cities such as New York, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, and more. American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public in select markets beginning Wednesday, February 19 at 10am local time through Thursday, February 20 at 10pm local time. The general on-sale is set for Friday, February 21 at 10am local time. The band will also appear at all of the major Spring festivals, including Welcome to Rockville, Sonic Temple, and Rocklahoma, sharing stages with Metallica, Deftones, and more.Continue reading