Tag Archives: Festivals

As Louder Than Life fest announced, rock and metal fests getting mainstream props

Posted by on May 31, 2016

Today, the lineup for the third incarnation of Kentucky’s Louder than Life Festival was announced. Like many of the other regional festivals that have been announced in the last month or so, the lineup splits the difference between metal and hard rock, with many of the biggest names in both. Slipknot, Disturbed, Korn, Slayer and Avenged […]

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Review and Photos: Rock On The Range 2016

Posted by on May 31, 2016

  In 2007 Rock on the Range was brought to life, when 35,000 “Rangers” sold out Columbus Crew Stadium for its inaugural event. With just 14 bands on the original lineup, a new Rock/Metal festival was born. Fast forward to 2016, which marked the 10th anniversary for Rock on the Range, and over 120,000 people […]

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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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Review and photos: Carolina Rebellion 2016

Posted by on May 12, 2016

  This past weekend, the 6th annual Carolina Rebellion took place at Rock City Campground at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC. With more than 90,000 in attendance, this newly-expanded three day festival set another record as a part of World’s Loudest Month. When the gates opened early Friday morning, the line of “Rebels” stretched […]

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ShipRocked 2017 Dates Announced; pre-sale begins today

Posted by on February 3, 2016

Fresh off the heels of its seventh sold-out voyage, Shiprocked 2017 has officially been announced. Setting sail January 16th 2017, the Carnival Victory will see its 4 day voyage depart Miami, and head to Grand Turk in the Turks & Caicos Islands. The band lineup, yet to be announced, will be coming in the near […]

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Rocklahoma celebrates 10th year, as part of World’s Loudest Month

Posted by on January 12, 2016

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Rocklahoma has been announced for this May 27, 28 & 29 at “Catch The Fever” Festival Grounds, in Pryor, Oklahoma. America’s Biggest Memorial Day Weekend Party will feature some of the best current rock artists and classic bands, as well as onsite camping and VIP packages. The lineup, will see Rocklahoma first-timers Scorpions, […]

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American touring festivals lack diversity according to Hellyeah guitarist

Posted by on February 17, 2015

We’re approaching two full months into 2015, and we’ve yet to hear a lot about the annual North American touring festivals like The Mayhem Festival and The Uproar Festival. Ultimately, it’s still anybody’s guess what bands will be booked on the various bills. But in a recent interview with In The Now Magazine, Hellyeah guitarist Tom […]

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Metal Festival Promoter Takes Cash, Runs To The Hills

Posted by on May 12, 2009

Our pals at Noisecreep picked up a story about one Dayton, Ohio man on the lam after skipping paying more than 100 bands at last weekend’s Thunder of the Gods Festival in Dripping Springs, Texas. Will Pruett allegedly fled the four-day fest after its second night, leaving the bands and venue owner without pay and […]

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