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Category Archives: Festivals

Welcome to Rockville welcome Of Mice & Men, Maynard’s wine

Posted by on February 10, 2017

Technically, the World’s Loudest Month of festivals put on by Danny Wimmer Presents and AEG are in May, but they kick off a week early down in Florida with Welcome to Rockville and Fort Rock. And while we’re still about  2 1/2 months Jacksonville’s Welcome to Rockville, taking place on April 29th and 30th, an […]

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Clutch to get their own festival, announce tour with Lucero, The Sword

Posted by on February 8, 2017

Clutch have matured into a touring machine, able to play whenever and wherever they want, but are also a welcome addition on festivals like Bonnaroo (here) and Download (abroad). However, as a band with such a huge and devoted live following, it’s almost like they could do their own festival. And they’ve actually decided to do […]

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Norway’s Blastfest cancelled, company dissolving

Posted by on February 2, 2017

  Last year, Norway’s Blastfest was in the news after the metal festival canceled the appearance of French band Peste Noire after pressure from anti-fascist groups. That was after Napalm Death pulled out of the festival, presumably as a result of the Peste Noire’s appearance. Also, Finnish black metal band Horna canceled their appearance in solidarity […]

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Godsmack & Avenged Sevenfold to headline Las Rageous, in Las Vegas

Posted by on January 31, 2017

Las Vegas is no stranger to shows… but Live Nation has upped the ante, by bringing its inaugural festival “Las Rageous” to the Sin City this April 21st and 22nd. Some of today’s biggest hard rock and metal names will converge on iconic downtown Las Vegas, taking over two square blocks in the heart of […]

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Ozzy Osbourne, KISS, Korn to headline Chicago Open Air

Posted by on January 17, 2017

  Some big names are taking over Chicago this July, as the 2nd annual Chicago Open Air Festival was announced today. After a monstrous first year that saw Rammstein’s only US appearance, the group behind Chicago Open Air “cranked it up to 11” this year by announcing KISS, Korn and the godfather of metal Ozzy Osbourne, […]

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