Tag Archives: Vio-Lence

Carcass, Youth Of Today, Daughters, Etc. added to 2020 ‘Oblivion Access’ Festival

Posted by on January 14, 2020

The 2020 ‘Oblivion Access’ Festival, formerly known as the “Austin Terror Fest,” has announced more bands to the massive bill, which features of 50 bands. The festival will take place June 05th-07th across several venues, The Barracuda, Empire Control Room & Garage, and Mohawk venues in Austin, TX. The festival has expanded into new genres and sounds […]

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Daily lineups announced for 2019’s Full Terror Assault Open Air

Posted by on August 8, 2019

Full Terror Assault Open Air is a unique festival, which brings more of a “European-style” event as it welcomes the more extreme music for the U.S audience. The daily lineup for this year’s Festival, which kicks off on September 4th and runs through the 7th at Cave In Rock, IL’s Hogrock Campground is now available. […]

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First wave of bands announced for Decibel Metal & Beer fest: Los Angeles

Posted by on June 17, 2019

Earlier this year, we enjoyed Decibel Magazine’s Metal & Beer fest in Philadelphia as they already had a killer lineup with bands such as Triptykon and Baroness headlining the event (read our review here and here). Today (17th), the first-wave of bands for the second annual festival held in Los Angeles was announced. The event […]

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Phil Demmel accidentally nearly scalps stagediver at Vio-Lence’s reunion show in LA

Posted by on June 3, 2019

A fan got more than he bargained for while stagediving at Vio-lence’s reunion show at the Regent Theater in Los Angeles, CA Friday (May 31) when he was accidentally nearly scalped by guitarist Phil Demmel (ex-Machine Head).  Demmel posted a video of the incident to Instagram Saturday (1st), captioning it with the words “My yard…” […]

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Soulfly, Vio-lence, Kataklysm to headline this year’s Full Terror Assault Open Air Festival

Posted by on May 22, 2019

Full Terror Assault Open Air Festival, known as the first true European-style open air fest for extreme music fans in the US will return for another year this September. The event will be held at the Cave In Rock, IL’s Hogrock Campground on September 4th through 7th. You don’t want to miss this year’s lineup […]

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Video available from first Vio-lence reunion show

Posted by on April 15, 2019

The first out of a handful of reunion shows for Vio-lence is now in the books. The show took place at the Oakland Metro in Oakland, CA over the weekend (13th & 14th) and featured the band playing their 1988 debut album Eternal Nightmare in its entirety. Check out multiple videos from the show below:

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Vio-lence add two shows in Brooklyn

Posted by on April 9, 2019

Following Phil Demmel’s departure from Machine Head as well as his brief last minute stint in Slayer, fans are treated to a special one off reunion show of Bay Area legends Vio-lence. The one-off event is scheduled to take place this Saturday (13th) in Oakland, CA. However, the group added another West Coast show as […]

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Vio-lence to reunite for one off reunion show

Posted by on January 9, 2019

Phil Demmel has had an eventful couple of months. Right after his final show with Machine Head, he had to learn 19 Slayer songs in two days to fill in for Gary Holt on their Farewell European trek. And now, for one night only, Demmel will be reuniting with Bay Area’s own Vio-lence. The show […]

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Vio-lence vocalist Sean Killian hospitalized for post-surgical complications

Posted by on April 19, 2018

Vio-lence vocalist Sean Killian has returned to the hospital at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) after experiencing complications from last month’s liver transplant surgery. Killian’s wife, Dana, has been keeping everyone informed via Facebook as she explained he’s had “post-surgical complications including infection and bile leaks.” Read her statements below: “A CALL TO […]

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Vio-lence singer Sean Killian recovering from successful liver transplant surgery

Posted by on March 28, 2018

Last year, Vio-lence vocalist Sean Killian was diagnosed with stage four liver cirrhosis. The cause was for the most part, a genetic condition, and without a liver transplant, it’s a life-threatening disease. Given the fragilities, Killian, who fronted the ’80’s thrash band that also included Machine Head’s Robb Flynn and Phil Demmel, finally found a […]

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