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Category Archives: Festivals

Rob Zombie, Deftones, Thursday, Refused and more joining Misfits at Riot Fest

Posted by on May 18, 2016

  Last week, Riot Fest left fans utterly shocked when they announced that the original Misfits lineup would perform at both the Chicago and Denver editions of the festivals. Now the festival has revealed the first wave of bands confirmed for its stacked lineup. The Chicago edition (taking place September 16 – 18) will host […]

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High Elevation Festival Announced: Avenged Sevenfold to headline

Posted by on May 17, 2016

In the wake of Mayhem Fest’s demise, the rock festival, long popular in Europe, seems to really be taking off. In addition to the Chicago Open Air, Houston Open Air and combination Ozzfest and Knotfest, more and more new and larger festivals seem to be popping up, and AEG Live announced another one yesterday, Denver’s […]

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Alice In Chains, Slayer, Deftones among those playing Houston Open Air

Posted by on May 16, 2016

There was a time when many of us in America looked at Europe with envy for having hundreds of festivals during summer, while we got almost no tours as most good bands were booked to play there. Now that seems to be vanishing, as the land of the free has stepped up its game by hosting […]

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GWAR leaks lineup to this year’s Summer Slaughter tour

Posted by on May 13, 2016

The lineup to this year’s Summer Slaughter tour was supposed to be announced via the Facebook page of American Satan, a film penned and directed by Sumerian Records founder Ash Avildsen. Well… GWAR may have jumped the gun. GWAR accidently beat American Satan to the punch by announcing this year’s lineup of Summer Slaughter (which […]

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Ozzfest, Knotfest merging festivals in September

Posted by on May 12, 2016

It’s been a few years since Ozzfest has been in America – 2010, to be exact. But in the ’90s and 2000’s, it was the premiere metal festival. And with Ozzy and Corey Taylor having a special announcement planned for today, it didn’t take too many guesses that perhaps the Ozzfest and Knotfest might be […]

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