Category Archives: Festivals

Blastfest cancel Peste Noire’s appearance at festival due to antifa pressure

Posted by on October 19, 2016

Do you remember when earlier this year, Phil Anselmo’s Down suffered some backlash after Anselmo’s racist display at the Dimebash event? That incident cause several promoters to drop Down from their bill, including a show in their own hometown and the Dutch festival FortaRock. Down was eventually forced to cancel all their scheduled appearances throughout Europe despite having […]

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Third Annual Louder Than Life solidifies Louisville as concrete festival stop

Posted by on October 7, 2016

With the festival season slowly winding down, we were onsite in downtown, Louisville, Kentucky, this past weekend for the 3rd Annual Louder Than Life Festival. Featuring some of the larger names in metal and rock that have headlined most of the festivals this year, this gourmet food, bourbon and music weekend was no different. Over 50,000 concert […]

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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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