August Burns Red announces 2023 Christmas Burns Red details

Lancaster, Pennsylvania, five-piece August Burns Red has announced the details of its fourth annual Christmas Burns Red event, set for Dec. 8 and 9, 2023, at Freedom Hall at the Lancaster County Convention Center. The event will find the band performing its 2013 album "Rescue & Restore" on Friday, Dec. 8, and a 20-year anniversary set on Saturday, Dec.... Continue Reading →

Metal Injection Festival reveals daily set times

The inaugural Metal Injection Festival, set for Sept. 16 and 17, 2023, in Orange County, California, has revealed the daily set times. See the full schedule below. Saturday, Sept. 16 at The Observatory 10:30 P.M. || Max & Iggor Cavalera (performing a special "Morbid Visions" and "Bestial Devastation" set)9:00 P.M. || Exhumed7:45 P.M. || Incite6:30 P.M. || Fueled By Fire 5:30... Continue Reading →

Rocklahoma 2023 draws over 60,000 fans

Over 60,000 music fans attended the Rocklahoma festival from Sept. 1 to 3, 2023, in Pryor, Oklahoma. The weekend included headlining sets from Godsmack, Pantera and Limp Bizkit, the latter of whom included a tribute to the late Jimmy Buffett during its set on Saturday night, hours after the passing of the famed “Margaritaville” singer.... Continue Reading →

Blue Ridge Rock Festival announces set times for 2023

Set times have been announced for the 2023 Blue Ridge Rock Festival, which will be held Sept. 7 to 10 at Virginia International Raceway in Alton, Virginia. The lineup includes headliners Slipknot, Pantera, Five Finger Death Punch and Shinedown, along with Till Lindeman of Rammstein, Limp Bizkit, Evanescence, Megadeth, Staind, Danzig, Papa Roach, Lamb of... Continue Reading →

Welcome to Rockville, Sonic Temple, Inkcarceration set 2024 dates

Promoter Danny Wimmer Presents has set the 2024 dates for its three spring festivals: Welcome to Rockville will return May 9 to 12 to Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida; the Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival is set for May 16 to 19 at Historic Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio; and the Inkcarceration... Continue Reading →

Local brewery releasing New England Metal & Hardcore Festival-inspired beer

Tin Bridge Brewing is releasing a special beer inspired by the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival, which is returning in 2023 after a five-year break. "Tin Bridge Brewing is extremely excited to be partnering again with Mr. Scott Lee and the New England Metal & Hardcore fest this year," said owner (and Within the Ruins guitarist) Joe... Continue Reading →

Rocklahoma announces set times for 2023 festival

Rocklahoma has announced the 2023 daily performance schedule, and the festival’s brand-new app is now available for download at, allowing fans to create their own personal schedule and access the most up-to-date festival information ahead of and during the festival weekend.  From Friday, Sept. 1, through Sunday, Sept. 3, at Pryor Creek Music Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma, Rocklahoma will... Continue Reading →

Sold-out Inkcarceration festival draws 75,000 fans

Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival 2023, held July 14 to 16 at the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio, drew 75,000 music fans, selling out for the third consecutive year. The event, co-produced by festival promoter Danny Wimmer Presents, drew fans from every state and 15 countries. Highlights of the weekend included headline performances from... Continue Reading →

Inkcarceration announces set times for 2023 festival

As the 2023 Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival approaches, festival passes are 98 percent sold out for the July 14 to 16 event. Inkcarceration will feature a rock and metal lineup led by headliners Slipknot, Pantera and Limp Bizkit, plus more than 65 tattoo artists and haunted attractions at the historic grounds of the Ohio State Reformatory (made famous by the movie "The Shawshank Redemption" in Mansfield, Ohio. The three-day... Continue Reading →

Corrosion of Conformity, Trouble, DRI to headline inaugural Heavy Chicago fest

Chicago’s newest music venue, Avondale Music Hall, will host a new metal festival, Heavy Chicago, offering three shows over two weekends in fall 2023. Saturday, Oct. 28, will host the return of Chicago’s own Trouble after five years, along with Acid King featuring the return of Chicago native Lori S, plus stoner rock act Bongzilla from Madison, Wisconsin, and Chicago act Novembers Doom to kick off the night. The... Continue Reading →

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