Category Archives: Festivals

Judas Priest, Mastodon, Korn and GWAR confirmed for Slipknot’s Knotfest 2015

Posted by on June 27, 2015

Given the success of last year’s edition, it’s no surprise that Slipknot planned on bringing its destination festival Knotfest back to San Bernardino, CA this October. Now we know this year’s lineup, and it’s pretty damn impressive. Taking place October 24 and 25 at the San Manuel Amphitheater, Slipknot will be joined by the likes of […]

Read more

Maryland Deathfest announce first wave of confirmed bands

Posted by on June 26, 2015

It only took a month after Maryland Deathfest, the biggest festival of extreme metal in the US, to reveal some of the bands confirmed to perform next year and, as usual, it is loaded with a lot of heavy hitters that the metal community can certainly appreciate. These are the bands who will grace the […]

Read more

Rob Zombie, Godsmack, Shinedown to headline Louder Than Life Fest

Posted by on June 15, 2015

Well, the rumors about Ozzy Osbourne’s return to touring as a solo artist turned out to be false, but the Louder Than Life festival unveiled their lineup today, and the Louisville festival, taking place on October 3 and 4, has a pretty impressive lineup. The festival will take place on four stages this year at […]

Read more

33 injured after lightning strikes at Rock am Ring, Parkway Drive cover RATM

Posted by on June 8, 2015

To say that Germany’s Rock am Ring festival went off without a hitch this past weekend would be a lie. In fact, 33 people were injured after two lightning strikes at the festival. Both took place in the early morning hours on Saturday momrning, in Mendig, western Germany. The first strike happened in the backstage […]

Read more

Philly getting own hard rock festival as Rock Allegiance announced

Posted by on June 1, 2015

For the past few years, there have been a handful of rock festivals held regionally, that while not a full-fledged tour, have seen many bands play the circuit. Rock on the Range, Rocklahoma, Rockfest, Carolina Rebellion, and more have  been where active rock, and some metal bands, have played without doing full-fledged tours. There haven’t been […]

Read more