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Full Scion Rock Fest lineup includes headliners Machine Head, High On Fire

Posted by on March 25, 2014

A week ago, the initial lineup for Scion Rock Fest 2014 was announced with the names of some bands marked out, including the headliners. Now the whole lineup is out and, as you might have guessed, it’s pretty sweet. Machine Head and High on Fire will headline the festival which will take place on Saturday May […]

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Vektor’s David DiSanto Gives His Side Regarding Arrest

Posted by on June 7, 2013

Following his arrest last weekend for splashing a beer on an alleged Christian protestor, Vektor front man David DiSanto has issued a statement on the band’s Facebook page clarifying the situation. He describes the situation as a “momentary lapse in judgement” and is truly apologetic for his actions. “What the protester was doing wasn’t right – […]

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Scion Rocks Memphis, TN: Review and Photos From Scion Rock Fest, 6/1/13

Posted by on June 7, 2013

Scion Rock Fest took place on June 1st across 5 venues along Beale St. in Memphis, TN.  The full festival lineup included a myriad of bands from different metal subgenres, giving fans a diverse lineup to check out all day long.  To make things even better, tickets were 100% free. The day itself was supposed […]

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Vektor’s David DiSanto Arrested For Splashing Beer On Christian Protestor

Posted by on June 3, 2013

While fans had a blast this past weekend at the Scion Rock Fest in Memphis, TN, the night didn’t end too well for Vektor’s David DiSanto. The singer was reportedly detained and charged with disorderly conduct after splashing a beer on an alleged Christian protestor at the event. Municipal Waste was actually among the first […]

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Testament, Corrosion Of Conformity, Whitechapel And More Added To Scion Rock Fest 2013

Posted by on March 26, 2013

Last week, part of the lineup to the 2013 edition of the Scion Rock Fest was revealed. Today, though, the full lineup was revealed, and holy crap does it look awesome. Testament has been confirmed as the additional co-headliner (along with the Melvins), while bands like Corrosion Of Conformity, Whitechapel, Royal Thunder, Touche Amore and […]

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Melvins, Municipal Waste, Six Feet Under Among First Bands Announced For This Year’s Scion Rock Fest

Posted by on March 20, 2013

At the beginning of March, Scion A/V revealed that the fifth annual Scion Rock Fest would take place on June 1 in Memphis, TN. And yesterday, the first batch of bands were confirmed for the festival, and it’s already shaping up to be a killer billing. One of the co-headliners has been confirmed to be […]

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Guitarist Rick Hunolt To Fill In For Exodus’ Upcoming Shows

Posted by on May 2, 2012

It was announced yesterday that guitarist Gary Holt would once again be filling in for Jeff Hanneman during Slayer’s upcoming tour commitments. While it’s great that Slayer can utilize Holt’s services again, it leaves Exodus without their founding guitarist for their upcoming European dates and Scion Rock Fest performance. Fortunately for them and the fans, […]

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Down, Exodus, Saint Vitus And More Added To Scion Rock Fest 2012

Posted by on April 19, 2012

Earlier this week, Scion A/V leaked a few bands confirmed for their annual Rock Fest. But just minutes ago, the full lineup to this year’s Scion Rock Fest has been announced. And all we can say is WOW. Bands like Down, Exodus, Saint Vitus, Phobia, Suffocation, Origin, Sick Of It All, Wold, Revocation, Witch Mountain, […]

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Sleep, Repulsion, Decapitated And More Confirmed For This Year’s Scion Rock Fest

Posted by on April 17, 2012

Last week, Scion A/V let it slip that this year’s Scion Rock Fest  will take place on June 2 in Tampa, FL. And while an “official announcement” regarding the lineup will be made soon, the heaviest label imprint ran by a car company pretty much announced by posting the festival’s poster online. The full lineup […]

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Have Eyehategod Been Banned By Scion A/V?

Posted by on April 13, 2012

This much is indisputable: over the past five years or so, Scion A/V has been one of the biggest supporters of underground metal. Any major corporation that’s held festivals and label showcases, and put out free music by extreme bands is ok in our book. That’s why we’re a little surprised to hear Eyehategod’s accusation that they have been […]

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