Category Archives: Festivals

Venom, Converge, Janes Addiction to play Fun Fun Fun Fest

Posted by on May 28, 2015

It’s been a hell of a week for festival announcements. And while the Riot Fest and Aftershock Fest lineups have been announced, there’s room for one more. Austin’s Fun Fun Fun Fest is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and today they unveiled a lineup for the November 6-8 festival that features some pretty big names, and […]

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Anthrax, Faith No More, Motorhead playing Riotfest Chicago

Posted by on May 27, 2015

Since 2005, Riotfest has been a dependable Chicago music festival catering to punk and alternative. They’ve always thrown some metal in the mix as well, with last year being GWAR’s first post-GWAR-BQ performance without Dave Brockie. The festival, now relocated from Chicago’s Humboldt Park to Douglas Park from Sept. 11-13, has unveiled their first wave […]

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Knotfest 2015 returning this October

Posted by on May 27, 2015

Some details of the third US installment of Knotfest are trickling out. The 2015 Knotfest will once again be a three-day event (like 2014, photos here), and will take place on October 23rd, 24th, and 25th, at the San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernardino, CA. Slipknot’s Shawn “Clown” Crahan explained to Rolling Stone back in 2012 the reasoning […]

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Recap: Maryland Death Fest 2015

Posted by on May 27, 2015

If you’re a metalhead who haven’t been living under a rock or born 2 hrs ago, you already know this past weekend was Maryland Deathfest in Baltimore. The extreme metal fest, in its 13th year, has been growing exponentially from the past years. What started as a humble festival with bands like Suffocation, Dying Fetus and […]

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Recap: Psycho CA Succeeds On Almost All Fronts

Posted by on May 20, 2015

As I walked in through the looming doors of The Observatory, my senses were instantly bombarded by a potent amalgamation of hazy smoke, deafening music, and blinding lights. It was a complete and total inundation from the moment I stepped inside to the moment I left, and I’ve never felt more at home.   Following […]

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