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Contest: Win a Mayhem Fest Victory Records prize pack!

Posted by on June 12, 2015

The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest is just around the corner, and just from it’s two headliners, Slayer and King Diamond, it’s going to be a pretty impressive lineup. Like last year, Victory Records is sponsoring a stage, which means that some of its biggest bands will be headed out on the road, Jungle Rot, Sister […]

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Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival cancelled for this year, organizer says he would book Pantera

Posted by on June 8, 2015

During an interview with Examiner.com, Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival producer John Reese revealed that the Festival won’t happen this year: “It doesn’t look like it’s going to happen this year. We just couldn’t get the right acts together. Rock music is tough right now. There’s not a ton of headliners. It takes a lot of money […]

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Mayhem Fest dates, lineup officially revealed

Posted by on April 13, 2015

For the past few years, the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival has made an announcement about their lineup. Actually, they’ve made an announcement that they’re making an announcement about their lineup. The problem is that by the time the official announcement has been made, the lineup has already been leaked, making the actual unveiling of it […]

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Mayhem Fest admat leaks

Posted by on March 19, 2015

Over the weekend, the lineup for the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival’s 2015 run slipped out. While nothing’s going to be officially announced until April 13th, it’s been alleged that Slayer, King Diamond, Hellyeah and The Devil Wears Prada were the headliners of the tour and that Victory Records would have a stage. However, if […]

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Slayer, King Diamond rumored to be headlining 2015 Mayhem Fest

Posted by on March 16, 2015

Last week while at a show here in NYC, we heard a rumor about the supposed lineup of this summer’s Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival. Over the weekend, the rumor we heard got repeated  by theprp, and while the official lineup announcement isn’t coming until April 13, here are six of the bands that are reportedly […]

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The Rockstar Mayhem Festival will be announced next month

Posted by on March 4, 2015

When Slipknot and Lamb of God announced their tour earlier this year, it seemed like a shot across the bow to the Mayhem Festival. While the tour has been happening every year since 2008, generally by now a band or two has let slip that they’d be playing. With LoG and Slipknot (as well as […]

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Sonisphere Festival cancelled in the UK

Posted by on January 17, 2015

Organizers of the UK’s Sonisphere Festival to take place in Knebsworth Park, England have come forward and stated that this year’s festival has been cancelled in the United Kingdom. The organizers have cancelled the festival because they felt they were unable to book a lineup that they believed was “good enough.” Their announcement came via […]

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Darkest Hour’s Mike Schleibaum: “If It’s Not Dangerous And It’s Not Crazy, Then It’s Not F**king Interesting”

Posted by on August 27, 2014

Darkest Hour has never been one to repeat itself. Yet with its self-titled eighth album, the Washington D.C. band may have outdone itself. While it still captures Darkest Hour’s massive heavy riffs, the album is by far its most melodic and assessable release to date. Yet as guitarist Mike Schleibaum put it when speaking to […]

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Photos and Recap: Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest in Memphis

Posted by on August 15, 2014

Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival has been going for 7 years now, but this is the first year it has come to Tennessee.  For reasons I’ll get to shortly, it’s probably the last time too.  The touring festival rolled into Millington, TN (just north of Memphis) on what could only be described is the most […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Things we learned from Korn’s Mayhem Fest press conference

Posted by on August 5, 2014

When we arrived at the press tent for Mayhem Fest’s stop in Camden, NJ last Friday (August 1), we weren’t expecting to be part of a surprise Korn press conference. Yet suddenly there we were, sitting less than two feet away from guitarist James “Munky” Shaffer and drummer Ray Luzier along with about half a […]

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