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Category Archives: Festivals

Video: Dillinger Escape Plan get Bruce Lamont, random dude assist at GWAR-B-Q

Posted by on August 22, 2016

If it seems like only yesterday we were raving about The Dillinger Escape Plan’s live show, that was actually earlier today. And if you were in attendance at the GWAR B-Q this past weekend, you got a chance to witness a once in a lifetime show. Granted, it might not have been everything fans expected. […]

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Video: Warped Tour’s heaviest bands talk survival kit, their first Warped

Posted by on July 29, 2016

For 22 years now, the Vans Warped Tour has been a traveling summer camp for punk, emo and metal bands. Countless bands have gotten their first big nationwide exposure thanks to Kevin Lyman’s festival, and 2016 is no exception. This year, thanks to the Monster Energy Party Zone, the majority of the heavy band playing are […]

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Wacken increases security amid terror attacks

Posted by on July 28, 2016

Until last November, one of the last places you’d expect a terror attack to happen would be at a music venue. Last year’s tragic massacre in Paris, where most of the victims were at an Eagles of Death Metal concert. Since then, there have been attacks like the Orlando nightclub massacre, and just last week, a […]

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Metallica to play free NYC show in September

Posted by on July 27, 2016

Metallica are playing a lot of things close to the vest, like when they’ll be putting out their next record (sometime this year – and there’s only 23 Fridays left!), and also what they’ll be doing as far as touring. They played the Super Bowl, kind of, and earlier this year announced “one more show […]

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After 25 years of Lollapalooza, even Perry Farrell hates EDM

Posted by on July 25, 2016

Nothing lasts forever, but this weekend’s Lollpalooza marks the 25th anniversary of the festival. However, Lolla co-founder and Jane’s Addiction singer Perry Farrell appears to be kind of over it, and is starting something new in 2018. Actually, he didn’t even intend on it lasting beyond it’s first year, in which Nine Inch Nails, Ice-T, the […]

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