Slipknot, KISS, My Chemical Romance, Foo Fighters to headline 2022 Aftershock festival

Aftershock will return Oct. 6 to 9, 2022, to Discovery Park in Sacramento, California, expanding to four full days (after a half fourth day in 2021), adding a fourth music stage and featuring more than 90 bands. The latest edition aims to top 2021’s record-setting, sold-out attendance of 145,000, which marked five consecutive sold out-events for Aftershock. The weekend’s lineup of rock and... Continue Reading →

Judas Priest’s Richie Faulkner suffered ‘aortic aneurysm’ during Louder Than Life performance

Judas Priest's Richie Faulkner suffered an "aortic aneurysm and complete aortic dissection" during the band's Sept. 26, 2021, performance at the Louder Than Life festival in Louisville, Kentucky, according to a statement from the guitarist. Faulkner then underwent an emergency 10½ hour open heart surgery and now is recovering. The next day, Judas Priest postponed... Continue Reading →

Louder Than Life welcomes 160,000 at four-day festival

Louder Than Life made its return in Louisville, Kentucky, this past weekend, September 23 to 26, 2021, at the Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center with a record-setting attendance of 160,000 people who enjoyed an expanded four-day weekend for the first time in the festival’s history. Producer Danny Wimmer Presents reported that more than 98 percent of festival-goers arrived with proof of full... Continue Reading →

Louder Than Life announces lineup changes, set times, food and bourbon lineup

With Louder Than Life less than a month away, set for Sept. 23 to 26, 2021, at Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center in Louisville, Kentucky, festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents has announced lineup changes and the full band schedule, along with additional onsite entertainment, the bourbon lineup and food offerings. The sixth edition... Continue Reading →

KK’s Priest delivers ‘Sermons of the Sinner’

KK’s Priest, the band featuring former Judas Priest guitarist KK Downing and former vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens, has unleashed the title track of its debut album, “Sermons of the Sinner.”   "The song and title track 'Sermons of the Sinner' epitomizes the whole album in one just song," Downing said. "It is all-encompassing with its tribute... Continue Reading →

Judas Priest announces dates for rescheduled 50th anniversary tour

Judas Priest has announced the 2021 North American dates for its rescheduled "50 Heavy Metal Years Tour." Sabaton will join the trek as the opening act. Produced by Live Nation, the North American tour--which will run throughout September (kicking off Sept. 8 in Reading, Pennsylvania) and November (concluding Nov. 5 in Hamilton, Ontario), will feature a... Continue Reading →

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