Sonic Temple Fest Adds Slipknot, Deftones, Bring Me The Horizon, Evanescence and More!

The second annual Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival, which returns to MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio on Friday, May 15, Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17, 2020. The famed jewel in the Danny Wimmer Presents festival season crown already boasts Metallica for two nights as a headliner and now has added Slipknot as the Saturday headliner in between, along with Deftones, Bring Me The Horizon, Evanescence, Staind, Sublime With Rome, Rancid, Dropkick Murphys, Cypress Hill, Pennywise and many more. The full lists of bands and poster is below! Tickets are also on sale as well!Continue reading

Metallica to Headline Sonic Temple, Louder Than Life, Aftershock, Welcome To Rockville, and Epicenter Festivals in 2020

Metallica has announced, in conjunction with Danny Wimmer Presents that the band will headline all of their major rock and metal festivals in 2020! In an unprecedented move, the biggest band of all-time will perform two nights of each three-night event, and play totally different sets each night. More details and many more bands to be announced for all of those fests, the first being Epicenter, which is about 203 days away. Other fests include Sonic Temple, Louder Than Life,Aftershock, and Welcome To Rockville. Tickets on sale this Monday, 10/14 at 9 AM PST/ Noon EST.

 

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Welcome To Rockville 2019 Review

How can you top an unforgettable end to a three day Welcometo Rockville festival in 2018 when Ozzy gave us one hell of a send-off? You take the anticipation of thousands of Tool fans who are busting at the seams waiting for the new album to release, and you give them more of a tease by making Tool the final headliner in this year’s Welcome to Rockville Festival, that’s how. We all heard the rumors that Tool was going to debut two new songs (‘Descending’ and ‘Invincible’) during Welcome to Rockville, and they delivered with this history-making moment that fans have not stopped sharing and talking about, whether they were present to witness it or not. Continue reading

Watch Tool Perform Two New Songs At Welcome To Rockville

Tool’s return to the stage was chock full of surprises as they closed the weekend at Welcome To Rockville. First the band performed their previously played live song ‘Descending’, now with vocals on it. Then they performed a completely brand new song, seen on the set list as ‘Invincible’. Although audio of the new song is from fan-filmed sources at this point, it sounds really promising. Chances are we will get an official release for the tracks soon since the band has rarely done this ever. Check it out now! Stay tuned to Ghost Cult for our review of the entire festival, with photos. Continue reading

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Welcome To Rockville 2019

Welcome To Rockville returns to rule over Florida this weekend as southeasts home for amazing rock and metal experiences. Heading up the bill will be Tool, Korn, Rob Zombie, Incubus, Evanescence, Shinedown, Judas Priest and many more. Taking over Metropolitan Park In Jacksonville, FL, Welcome To Rockville 2019 takes place May 3rd, 4th, & 5th. Tickets and VIP packages go on sale Friday, December 7 At Noon ET at the link below. Continue reading

Adam Jones of Tool Shares Rehearsal Riffs for Welcome To Rockville

Adam Jones has been the most consistent and reliable source of Tool members for information about their new album, expected for release in the next few months. The band begins their 2019 run of festival appearances and headline dates at Welcome To Rockville this weekend. Jones just uploaded footage of him rehearsing for the show, with a riff that sounds a lot like the new Tool song ‘Descending’, which the band has performed live since 2015, but is said to be only a part of the entire song. The full track is expected to be released in its full form on the as yet not announced new album. Continue reading

Evanescence Books Headline Tour Dates For This Spring

Evanescence continues to tour behind their 2017 album Synthesis. After a year and a half of touring with an Orchestra on the Synthesis Live Tour, the band is returning to a more traditional band setting for their upcoming headline tour, including major festival dates. Set to kick off in Hollywood, FL at Hard Rock Event Center on Sunday, May 5th and wrapping in Uncasville, CT at the Mohegan Sun Arena on Sunday, May 19th. All tickets and VIP packages go on sale Friday, February 8th at 10:00 am local time and can be purchased on the official Evanescence website at the link below. Festivals covered include Welcome To Rockville (Jacksonville, FL), Epicenter (Concord, NC), and Impact (Bangor, ME). The five-piece will also be the headlining act at Rock Fest in Cadott, WI on Thursday, July 18th. Continue reading

Tool Posts New Artwork Visualizers On Their Website

As Ghost Cult broke the news this weekend, things are heating up in the Tool camp and we may yet get that long-awaited album this spring. The band posted two new visualizers on their website today, which you can see below, courtesy of Metal Injection. No music with them, sadly, but definitely the tripped out artwork the band is famous for on their albums, videos, and stage shows. Speaking of shows, Tool will be the headliners for Chicago Open Air, Epicenter, Welcome To Rockville, as well as Download, and a full European tour. Continue reading