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Tag Archives: Lynyrd Skynyrd

Welcome To Rockville celebrates 10 years with Metallica, Disturbed and many more

Posted by on December 10, 2019

After spending nine years in Jacksonville, it was announced earlier this year that Florida’s biggest Rock experience would move to a much larger home in Daytona Beach. The Daytona International Speedway will play host to the 10th anniversary of Welcome To Rockville this upcoming May 8th-10th. As previously announced, Metallica will once again play two […]

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Epicenter 2020: Metallica and Disturbed to headline, new home in Charlotte

Posted by on November 19, 2019

After a “rocky” start (pun intended) in Rockingham, North Carolina, Epicenter has found a new home at the Rock City Campgrounds at Charlotte Motor Speedway. After a monumental announcement by DWP and Metallica giving us not one… but TWO headlining sets at all of DWP festivals for next year we all awaited the full lineup! […]

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Photos/Review: Day 1 of Exit 111; Slayer’s final festival appearance

Posted by on October 29, 2019

It’s never too late in the year for a good American Rock Festival. While Spring and Summer brought some heavy hitters, both new and returning, October began shaping up earlier this year with two major players claiming a mid-October weekend, both guaranteed to delight fans in massive numbers. While Aftershock took over the West Coast […]

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Lynyrd Skynyrd founding member Larry Junstrom dead at 70

Posted by on October 7, 2019

Longtime .38 Special and founding Lynyrd Skynyrd bassist Larry Junstrom has passed away at the age of 70. His cause of death has not been revealed. However, .38 Special confirmed the news via Facebook, stating: “The Big Man on the Big Bass has left us. He rocked arenas all over the world and succeeded in […]

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Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard and Lynyrd Skynyrd to Exit 111 this October

Posted by on April 23, 2019

Appropriately named after the Exit on Interstate 24, which will lead fans to a Weekend long festival full of classic and new rock, Exit 111 was announced today. Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard, and Lynyrd Skynyrd will headline this new three day festival at Great Stage Park in Manchester, Tennessee. This October 11th-13th, 2019, Eddie […]

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Former Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King dead at 68

Posted by on August 23, 2018

Another tragedy has struck as former Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King passed away yesterday (22nd). The cause of the 68-year-old’s death has not been revealed. However, it’s been previously reported that he was battling with lung cancer and recently hospitalized. King’s family confirmed the news on his Facebook page, stating: “It is with great sorrow […]

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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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Carolina Rebellion expands to 3 Day event; lineup announced

Posted by on December 8, 2015

Monster Energy’s Carolina Rebellion has been expanded to 3 full days for 2016. The festival set to run May 6, 7 & 8th at Charlotte Motor Speedway will see performances by over 50 bands. The Scorpions, Five Finger Death Punch & Disturbed are slated to headline the three day event in Concord, North Carolina. The […]

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Corrosion Of Conformity sign with Nuclear Blast, release nearly forgotten Lynyrd Skynyrd cover

Posted by on October 15, 2015

Nuclear Blast have announced that the Pepper Keenan-fronted version of Corrosion of Conformity have signed a worldwide deal with the label. They’ll be entering the studio next year to work on an album with John Custer, who produced the band’s other four albums with Keenan on vocals and guitar, including Deliverance and In the Arms of God. […]

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Find out how much Aerosmith, Slash, Failure and more made on the road

Posted by on August 26, 2015

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, including rock and metal ones, and we’ve summarized them here for you. This time around, we will revisit the numbers of bands we’ve seen before like Alice […]

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