In a show of force for the band and the loud music genre overall, Knotfest, the music and counterculture experience created by the multi-platinum sonic phenomenon SLIPKNOT, has today announced the band’s biggest Los Angeles headline performance yet, Knotfest Los Angeles, at Banc of California Stadium on Friday, November 5. Knotfest Los Angeles will see SLIPKNOT performing at this stadium for the first time, with a stacked lineup also including BRING ME THE HORIZON, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, FEVER 333, CODE ORANGE and VENDED, with a special guest appearance from CHERRY BOMBS. Continue reading “SLIPKNOT Announces ‘Knotfest Los Angeles’”
DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess has announced several solo tour dates for this summer.
He says: “I am finishing up my East Coast piano tour this week in NY and PA and starting a West Coast tour on Sep. 1. It’s great to be performing again at really excellent venues. I play music from entire catalog including DREAM THEATER, solo albums and covers of some of favorite music.” Continue reading “DREAM THEATER’s JORDAN RUDESS Announces Summer 2021 Solo Tour”
Last October, Armored Saint released their eighth full-length, Punching The Sky, via Metal Blade Records. Today, the band has announced their first tour dates in support of this record: a short run of shows with Black Label Society and Prong in December. Continue reading “ARMORED SAINT Announce Tour Dates With BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, PRONG”
Danish/American rock and rollers VOLBEAT have announced their first headlining shows in nearly two years. Puncutated by festival appearances at Rebel Rock (Orlando, Florida: September 23, 2021) and Aftershock festival (Sacramento, California: October 8, 2021), the eight-date headline run will see the band coming to cities including Atlanta, San Diego, and Los Angeles (full dates below). Special guests THE HU, TWIN TEMPLE and MUNICIPAL WASTE will be joining them for select dates. Tickets will go on sale on Friday, July 23 at 10 a.m. local time. Continue reading “VOLBEAT Announces Fall 2021 U.S. Headlining Tour”
WEEDEATER have added a second round of dates to their upcoming summer tour. The newly announced shows will feature support from THE ATOMIC BITCHWAX, JOE BUCK YOURSELF and REBELMATIC. Continue reading “WEEDEATER, THE ATOMIC BITCHWAX updated summer tour dates”
If you were as excited as we were to see Deftones and Gojira tour together later this year — and you were — then we’ve got some very bad news for you. The bands’ highly anticipated joint trek, which had already been rescheduled from 2020 due the COVID-19 pandemic, has been bumped again, this time to 2022. (See the new itinerary below.) Previously announced opener Poppy is no longer on the bill. Continue reading “DEFTONES Reschedule Tour With GOJIRA To 2022”
The halt of touring throughout the last year-and-a-half was obviously detrimental to so many bands, but it must have been particularly devastating for GWAR, whose spew-filled live shows are absolutely integral to the identity of the band. Thankfully, everyone’s favorite alien metal act can safely return to earth later this year, and they’ll be celebrating with a massive month-and-a-half-long North American tour with Napalm Death and Eyehategod. Continue reading “GWAR announce ‘Scumdogs’ 30th anniversary tour with NAPALM DEATH, EYEHATEGOD”
DROWNING POOL, ILL NIÑO and (HED)P.E. will join forces for the fall 2021 “Brothers In Arms” U.S. tour. Additional support on the trek will come from EVOLUTION EMPIRE.
DROWNING POOL vocalist Jasen Moreno said: “I’m grateful and excited, and looking forward to sharing stages with musicians that I admire, playing music that I’ve appreciated for years. I can’t wait to be on the road with my guys again, and I’m eager to see all the fans again. Let’s stay safe and sound.” Continue reading “DROWNING POOL Announces Fall 2021 U.S. Tour With ILL NIÑO And (HED)P.E.”
New York avant-garde metal outfit IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT have announced their fall 2021 U.S. headline tour. The band will be joined by PYRRHON starting October 15 in Boston and wrapping on October 31 in Brooklyn.
IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT will be touring in support of their most recent full-length album Alphaville, which came out summer 2020 via Century Media Records.
15 – Boston, MA – Middle East (Upstairs)
16 – Pittsburg, PA – Preserving Underground
17 – Lakewood, OH – The Foundry
19 – Detroit, MI – Sanctuary
20 – Chicago, IL – Reggie’s
22 – Oklahoma City, OK – Kendell’s
23 – Dallas, TX – Reno’s
24 – Austin, TX – Hotel Vegas
25 – Houston, TX – White Oak (Upstairs)
26 – New Orleans, LA – Santos Bar
27 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
29 – Chapel Hill, NC – Local 506
30 – Philadelphia, PA – Century Bar
31 – Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus
Testament, Exodus, and Death Angel will all team up this fall for a tour titled The Bay Strikes Back Tour. The tour will be in support of Testament’s most recent album Titans of Creation, as well as the coming Exodus record.
“Finally we are able to announce this suspended tour due to the COVID-19 pandemic!” said Testament guitarist Eric Peterson. “We are totally excited to get out on the road again and continue where we left off supporting our newest release Titans of Creation! Along with our brothers of thrash Exodus and Death Angel! Get your tickets now! Horns up!!!!!” Continue reading “TESTAMENT, EXODUS And DEATH ANGEL Announce ‘The Bay Strikes Back’ Fall 2021 U.S. Tour”