November and December offer travelers dozens of fun festivals all over the globe. Not only are their fewer crowds in the fall and winter, but the weather is crisp and cool, ideal for sightseeing. If you’re considering a winter getaway, below are five festivals you’ll want to make sure to consider when making your travel plans. 1. Nuremburg Christmas Market. Christmas markets abound all over Germany in December. However, few compare to the extravaganza at Nuremburg. The “Chriskindlesmarkt,” which sets up in the city’s central market square (haupmarkt) features more than 200 vendors, offering everything from fruit cakes to Christmas ornaments. There’s also an adjacent children’s market. The 2013 dates … Continue reading →
Images by Johnnie Crow Words by Sandy Beitler and Jerry Clark Louder than Life is in its 4th year in Louisville, Kentucky. It is still relatively new to the Rock Festival scene, but they are making improvements with every new year. One thing they always have down pat is an… Continue reading
Rock fans flooded into Camden, N.J., on Saturday for the third annual Rock Allegiance Festival, this year held for the first time at BB&T Pavilion and Wiggins Waterfront Park rather then it’s original location of PPL Park in Chester, PA. The one day rock music festival had some rather unfortunate changes to the lineup last minute, …
(TRR) After a successful launch in 2016 with more than 22,000 attendees, an array of impromptu pairings from the festival’s artists and perfect beachside weather, Ohana Dana Point will return to Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, CA September 8-10. The line-up for the expanded three-day second annual event will include … Continue reading
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(PCM) Talk about stealing the show! The internet absolutely can’t get enough of a sassy sign language interpreter who was signing for hearing impaired fans during rapper Snoop Dogg’s performance at the New Orlean’s Jazz and Heritage Festival. Seriously, this woman is awesome! The woman’s name is Holly Maniatty and she did way more than just […]
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(PCM) We are definitely excited to learn about this year’s epic “Budweiser Made In America Festival” 2017 line-up that will once again invade the city of Brotherly Love over Labor Day weekend for the sixth year in a row! As per years past the two-day music festival is once again curated by JAY-Z, who will […]
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(PCM) The Fyre Music Festival was touted as being a luxury music festival that was taking place on an island in the Bahamas curated by rapper Ja Rule. The festival was heavily promoted on social media and ticket prices ranged from $4,000 to $12,000. The promoters promised fans luxury accommodations, food options and appearances by […]
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(PCM) The legendary Roots crew announce that their annual Roots Picnic is returning to Philadelphia’s Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing on Saturday, June 3, 2017. The acclaimed festival, now celebrating its tenth year, will feature an eclectic lineup with performances by: Pharrell & The Roots (joint headline set), Lil Wayne, Solange, 21 Savage, Kimbra, Gilles Peterson and […]
(PCM) The line-up for the upcoming 2017 Firefly Music Festival has been revealed and it is without a doubt one of the most diverse festival line-ups we have witnessed in recent years. This is most likely due to the fact that Firefly Festival is the first-ever fan-curated music festival which we feel was an absolutely […]
(PCM) The Chicago Open Air festival is pulling out all the stops in it’s second year revealing an absolutely incredible line-up of artists for it’s 2017 festival which will take place on July 14, 15, and 16 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL, located just outside of Chicago. The three-day music, craft beer and Gourmet Man […]
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(PCM) We are super excited to share the news that U2 is set to headline Bonnaroo 2017! They will be performing a set that will include the career-defining 1987 release The Joshua Tree in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the classic album. The band’s Bonnaroo performance will mark the band’s first-ever headlining appearance at […]
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(PCM) Soundgarden (Friday), Def Leppard (Saturday) and Avenged Sevenfold (Sunday) will headline the 7th annual Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion May 5, 6 and 7 at Rock City Campgrounds at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC. The Mid-Atlantic’s Biggest Rock Festival will feature three days of today’s best rock–along with legendary classic artists–playing on four stages, a […]
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(PCM) After much teasing and anticipation regarding the line-up for Rock On The Range 2017, it has been revealed that Metallica will headline the epic destination rock festival this spring! We can hardly contain our excitement. Rounding out this year’s headliners Metallica will be joined by Soundgarden, Korn, The Offspring. Primus and Bush to name […]
(PCM) Always one of our very favorite festivals of the year, the epic and spectacular line-up for Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion 2015 has been revealed. The line-up includes some of the biggest names in rock to celebrate Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion’s fifth anniversary this year.
Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion will take place on May 2nd and 3rd 2015 at the Rock City Campgrounds at the Charlotte Motor Speedway just outside of Charlotte, North Carolina.
The mid-Atlantic’s biggest rock festival will feature performances from Slipknot, Korn (marking a highly-anticipated return to Carolina Rebellion after their on-stage reunion with band-member Head in 2012), Godsmack, Marilyn Manson, Slayer, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Rise Against, Sammy Hagar & The Circle… Read More…
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(PCM) Today, we received one of the best holiday gifts ever now that the 2015 lineup for Rock On The Range has been revealed. Linkin Park, Slipknot and Judas Priest lead this year’s line-up of over 60 band that will perform this year’s show that will take place on May 15, 16, and 17th at Columbus Crew Stadium in Ohio.
The full weekend of non-stop rock will also feature performances from Godsmack, Marilyn Manson, Breaking Benjamin, Rise Against, Volbeat, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Papa Roach, Halestorm, Of Mice & Men, Anthrax and many more of the world’s most exciting bands on three stages over three days, plus the biggest Rock n’ Roll comedians in the ROTR Comedy Tent.
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(PCM) Plans for next summer may just happen to include a trip to Grand Junction, Colorado after hearing the recent announcement at the first-ever Loudwire Music Festival being held June 26, 27 and 28th at Jam Ranch!
One of the leading websites in the rock world, Townsquare Media’s Loudwire will be putting together its’ first ever music festival in 2015 and it was also revealed that Grammy award-winning and multi-platinum band Linkin Park will be one of three daily headliners for this exciting new festival.
“We’re really excited to play the first ever Loudwire music festival,” says Chester Bennington, lead vocalist of Linkin Park. “This will be one epic rock show!”
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(PCM) Words can not even begin to express the joy that overcame us when news was first announced that a new album from Iowa rockers Slipknot was on the way and we were even more thrilled to get an early listen to “.5: The Gray Chapter” prior to its’ official release!
Back in May, Slipknot front-man Corey Taylor was roasted by his peers during the Roast on the Range w/ Corey Taylor which was the kick-off to the epic rock festival Rock On The Range. We had caught up with Taylor on the red carpet and were the first to bring you the news about just what “.5: The Gray Chapter” was going to sound like! Taylor told us that “People are going to lose … Read More…
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(PCM) A few weeks ago we attended The Shindig Music Festival in Baltimore, MD! The festival was an epic showcase that included some of the most hard-working and diverse bands currently in the scene. The line-up featured artists such as Jane’s Addiction, Rise Against, Gogol Bordello, Clutch, Halestorm, The Bots just to name a few.
The festival celebrated a sense of unity among both the artists performing and their fans. The music from each of the band’s performing in some way speaks to the soul of the everyday person and without a doubt we can all find ways in which we relate,.
During The Shindig we were able to catch up with Grammy-winning rockers Halestorm to discuss the band’s festival performance, work on their upcoming … Read More…
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(PCM) I was recently out at The Shindig Festival which was held in Balitmore, MD and had a chance to catch up with Clutch vocalist Neil Fallon.
We spoke in-depth about the band’s latest album release, the phenomenal “Earth Rocker”. I expressed to Neil just how much we had enjoyed the album on vinyl, which I highly recommend that everyone check out given the opportunity.
Based out of Maryland, the band tore up the stage at The Shindig and were a perfect choice to be part of the line-up that featured an eclectic mix of artists such as Jane’s Addiction, Gogol Bordello, Rise Against, Halestorm and more.
All of the bands playing, Clutch included, share a certain spirit that connects with everyday people and that … Read More…
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We have just gotten back to our hotel room to recover from day one of this monster of a two day festival which boasts a line-up that consists of rock n’ roll royalty. Day one brought us performances from bands such as Judas Priest, Korn, Stone Temple Pilots w/Chester Bennington, Limp Bizkit, Theory Of A Deadman, Pop Evil, Alterbridge, Otherwise, Thousand Foot Krutch and many many more!
Day one featured a fairly good sized crowd and despite the fact that temperatures dipped fairly low, especially after the sun went down the … Read More…
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(PCM) Words cannot even begin to express how excited we are for the upcoming new album “Neon Future I” the first installment of a dual release from Steve Aoki on September 30th!
The Vegas born producer/DJ recently performed at both Made In America Philadelphia on Saturday and then at Made In America Los Angeles on Sunday. When this man finds a minute to rest is completely beyond us! His restless and creative spirit is always on the go and it shows.
His performances are truly a work of art and we adore an artist, especially in the world of EDM, who is not afraid to get up close and personal with their adoring fans, even if that does mean getting showered in both cake and … Read More…
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(PCM) Despite the imminent threat of inclement weather on the way, the Budweiser Made In America Day Two in Philadelphia kicked off with a hot and humid start with some amazing performances from Bleachers, Kongos, Penguin Prison, YG, Man Overboard and Awolnation.
As the day progressed the storm clouds began to roll in and just after Spoon took the stage a nasty thunderstorm began, forcing the band’s performance to come to an abrupt halt and the festival grounds to be evacuated.
There was some mild protest from some of the more rowdy attendees in the audience, but it appeared that all were evacuated quickly and efficiently until the worst of the storm had passed. About 20 minutes later the gates were re-opened and the curfew … Read More…
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(PCM) There are so many summer touring packages that it can often times be hard to make the decision as to which show is worth spending you hard earned cash on a ticket. This year the 2014 edition of the Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival provided plenty of bang for your buck with an line-up of epic proportions this year!
The 2014 line-up consisted of Godsmack, Seether, Skillet, Pop Evil, Buckcherry, Escape The Fate, 3 Years Hollow, Within Reason and Sons Of Revelry to name a few.
Godsmack were the perfect choice to headline this year’s festival as they were definitely missed during their hiatus of sorts and it was great to seem them back out on the road, refreshed and ready to rock.
The … Read More…
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A “Shindig” is defined as “a large, lively party celebrating something,” and in this case, that “something” is the DIY Rock & Roll spirit and work ethic of Baltimore at the core of The SHINDIG Music Festival returning Saturday, Sept. 27 to Carroll Park with alt-rock legends Jane’s Addiction and punk rock favorites Rise Against anchoring a daylong, two-stage lineup in the city’s Pigtown district that’s as fun and diverse as Charm City’s people and neighborhoods.
Adding to the eclectic festivities on this year’s two main stages will be Gogol Bordello, Clutch, Fishbone, Halestorm, Lucero, J Roddy Walston & The Business, Larry and His Flask, The Mahones, The Bots, Charm City Devils, Bad Seed Rising. Gates open at Noon. Music Begins at 12:30 p.m. Tickets … Read More…
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(PCM) Artist Kanye West closed out day one of the 2014 Made In America Festival Philadelphia and the man is without a doubt an artist in every sense of the word. Every part of his performance was mesmerizing and he definitely holds the audience in the palm of his hand.
Opening with “Black Skinhead”, West plowed through his hits in succession moving into “Can’t Tell Me Nothing” and “New Slaves” to get things off to a fantastic start.
Of course it wouldn’t be a Kanye West performance without some kind of diatribe, however this time his criticisms mentioned actually made a lot of sense. He spoke about the importance of not being judged by the things the media will say, not just for himself but … Read More…
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(PCM) A very special public memorial service was held this past weekend in Richmond, VA to honor the life of GWAR frontman Davie Brockie a.k.a. Oderus Urungus. Fans, friends and family gathered together at Hadad’s Lake to pay their last respects and share their memories. Speakers at the memorial included Jello Biafra and Lamb Of God’s Randy Blythe, who both shared incredibly touching tributes and fun stories about their memories of Brockie. There were plenty of moments of laughter throughout the tears.
After the memorial service, Brockie’s infamous Oderus Urungus costume was set ablaze on Hadad’s Lake in a traditional Viking Funeral Pyre. For those in attendance it was an incredibly intense moment and an incredibly fitting way to say goodbye … Read More…
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Sure, there are a ton of summer music festivals that pop up all over the country, but to me, Mayhem Festival is one of very last of the tried and true rock and metal touring packages that give fans a ton of bang for their buck. The festival features over 20 bands performing across multiple stages and I always recommend arriving early to be sure that you can catch everyone you want to see, besides nothing beats a little coffee and metal to get you awake and moving.
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(PCM) We recently caught up with Nashville-based band Wild Cub while out at the recent Firefly Music Festival in Dover, DE last month.
After their amazing performance at Firefly, Wild Cub embarked on their own headlining tour throughout the U.S. that will wrap up on August 7th in San Francisco, CA.
Wild Cub are currently out on the road in support of their debut album “Youth” and their recently released iTunes exclusive EP “Letters Home From Far Away: Cover, Outtakes and Live Recordings”. The band’s awesome cover of Beyonce’s “Crazy In Love” can be found on the new EP and well as hit tracks such as “Wishing Well” and “Thunder Clatter”.
You can watch our interview below:
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(PCM) We were able to catch up with amazing husband and wife duo JOHNNYSWIM while out at the Firefly Music Festival, which took place at the Woodlands in Dover, DE last month.
The group have been making a ton of festival appearances this summer, just recently appearing at the Forcastle Festival in Louisville, KY and will also be performing at Lollapalooza this August in Chicago, IL.
The duo were also featured on NPR’s All Things Considered and made a recent appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman.
JOHNNYSWIM are currently touring behind their debut full-length album “Diamonds” which was produced by JOHNNYSWIM’s own Abner Ramirez in Nashville, TN.
We absolutely adored the group while out at Firefly and they are without a doubt a … Read More…
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(PCM) One band that was generating a huge amount of buzz at this year’s Firefly Music Festival was The Tontons.
The band were one of the choices to play the Red Bull Sound Select Stages at this year’s festival and are currently touring behind their latest album release “Make Out King And Other Stories”.
We were able to catch up with the band while hanging out in the Red Bull Artist Lounge backstage…check it out below:
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(PCM) We are all eagerly anticipating the upcoming new album from Iowa rockers Slipknot, as they have been hard at work on it for quite some time now.
We spoke with front-man Cory Taylor back in May when he was the guest of honor at this year’s Roast On The Range and he told us “People are going to lose their minds when they hear the new Slipknot record”!
Earllier today, Slipknot posted and then promptly removed quite an interesting video trailer! Many are speculating about what it could be for, but chances are it is a quick glimpse into the theme for the new album.
The band has recently announced that Knotfest will take place on October 24-26 in San Bernardino, California. Slipknot will … Read More…
(PCM) We were recently out at the Firefly Music Festival in Dover, DE and caught up with British singer/songwriter Dan Croll.
Croll’s set on the Firefly Main Stage was sweet music to our ears and we enjoyed being able to chat after the set about topics such as festival life, the music industry, and of course his latest album release “Sweet Disarray”.
Check out the full interview below:
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(PCM) What I adore so much about The Wild Feather’s is their ability to put a unique and fresh spin on the genre of southern rock n’ roll. The band gives it their own flavor and fans across the country are eating it up.
We were able to catch The Wild Feather’s performing at this year’s Firefly Music Festival and they were definitely one of our highlights throughout the entire weekend.
The band is currently touring in support of their self-titled debut album and their current single “Left My Woman Behind” is continuing to pick up more and more steam.
PCM’s Kristyn Clarke had a chance to catch up with The Wild Feathers at Firefly to discuss changes in the music industry, the importance of … Read More…
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(PCM) South African rockers, Kongos, put on an incredible performance during their recent appearance at the Firefly Music Festival in Dover, DE.
The band, which consists of four brothers Johnny, Jesse, Dylan and Daniel Kongos, fill the stage with a true sense of passion and intoxicating energy. Despite their early set time, kicking off the Firefly Main Stage, they were the ideal wake-up call to shake things up and get everyone moving at the festival.
The band’s single “Come With Me Now’ is blowing up at radio and is surely becoming one of biggest hits of the summer. The track comes from the band’s latest album release “Lunatic” which is available now!
I had a chance to catch up with both Jesse and Johnny of … Read More…
(PCM) I could hardly believe that after Thursday and Friday’s epic performance there were still two more days lined-up for Firefly Music Festival. As I made my way into the festival around noon on Saturday, I was greeted by sounds of “Here Comes The Sun” by The Beatles blasting through the speakers of the Lawn Stage, the same thing occurred on Sunday around noon as well.
I felt that it was a warm and lovely way to greet festival goers as they were making their way into the festival grounds each day…almost like a little good afternoon hug of a song!
All mushiness aside, I was able to check out some awesome performances on Saturday afternoon and evening from artists such as Bad Things, Twenty … Read More…
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(PCM) PCM’s Kristyn Clarke recently had the opportunity to catch up with New Politics while out at the Firefly Music Festival which recently took place at The Woodlands in Dover, DE.
New Politics hail from Copenhagen, Denmark and are certainly creating quite a bit of buzz throughout the musical realm. The band brings so many various elements to their sound that it is incredibly difficult to box them into one particular genre or another, but we can say one thing for sure….a New Politics performance is always a good time!
The band tore up the stage at Firefly and even treated us to a little impromptu Justin Timberlake cover towards the end of their set! Be sure to catch the band out on the road … Read More…
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(PCM) With Firefly Music Festival expanding to four days this year things got off to an amazing start on Thursday afternoon. It was the perfect way to avoid the major traffic jams that occurred the prior year and allow campers to get in and get settled between Wednesday night and Thursday morning.
When we arrived, we were able to catch some amazing performances from Kodaline, Amos Lee and Local Natives which provided the perfect soundtrack for getting our weekend off to an incredible start!
One of the true stand-out moments from Lee’s set was definitely his closing which was an instrumental rendition of the “Game Of Thrones” theme song. It was amazing to watch everyone’s face light up once they … Read More…
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(PCM) One of the most buzzed about bands at Firefly Music Festival 2014 was Unlikely Candidates. Hailing from Fort Worth, Texas the band has been on a steady rise and have generated a ton of positive feedback especially from their track “Follow My Feet”.
I spent some time asking Firefly attendees who some of their top acts and performances were throughout the weekend and nearly all of the mentioned catching the set from Unlikely Candidates and just how much they enjoyed it.
I was able to catch up with the band backstage at Firefly Festival to discuss the band’s performance, upcoming festival appearances, the craziness that is DJ iPod in the campgrounds and more!
Check out our full interview below:
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(PCM) Bonnaroo had better watch out because without a doubt Firefly Music Festival is certainly giving them a run for their money. From Thursday, 6/19 through Sunday, 6/22 over 80,000 music fans gathered together in The Woodlands in Dover, Delaware to celebrate the spirit of music and camaraderie to create one of the most epic parties the East Coast has even seen.There were truly so many highlights from the weekend that I almost don’t even know where to begin!
Headliners for this year’s festival included Foo Fighters, Outkast, and Jack Johnson along with some stellar performances from artists such as Beck, Arctic Monkeys, The Lumineers, Imagine Dragons, Weezer, Childish Gambino and many, many more!
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The Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival kicks off year five on August 15 in Detroit with a powerful lineup that includes multiplatinum mainstage bands Godsmack and Seether,along with Skillet, Buckcherry, Pop Evil, Escape The Fate, Redlight King, 3 Years Hollow, Within Reason, New Medicine, Sons of Revelry (2013 UPROAR Battle Of The Bands Winner), SuicideGirls burlesque show,These Raven Skies, and Tattered. As part of the 2013 UPROAR Battle Of The Bands grand prize package, winners Sons Of Revelry will perform on the UPROAR Festival Stage for the entire five week trek.
Initial tour dates are listed below, and additional tour dates for the August 15-September 21 trek will be announced soon. Visit www.RockstarUPROAR.com for the most current festival information.
Godsmack will release their sixth full length … Read More…
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(PCM) The epic band line-up for the debut Louder Than Life Festival has been revealed and it is nothing short of amazing! The festival will feature music, whiskey and “gourmet man food’ (not sure what exactly constitutes “man food”…but my curiosity is peaked)
The festival will take place in Louisville Champions Park on Saturday, October 4th through Sunday, October 5th in Louisville, Kentucky. The powerful lineup includes Kid Rock, Judas Priest, Korn, Five Finger Death Punch, Limp Bizkit, Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington, Volbeat, Papa Roach and many more.
In addition to presenting top rock bands on three stages, the weekend destination festival will feature the finest local Louisville food and drink experience: bourbon exhibitions, gourmet man food, local craft beers and more.
Saturday, … Read More…
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(PCM) With three full days of rock at this year’s completely sold out Rock On The Range which took place at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH, we have decided to break down our coverage to our highlights from each day, along with exclusive interviews!
Day three of Rock On The Range featured performances by Kid Rock, Five Finger Death Punch, Alterbridge, Mastodon,Wolfmother (interview here) , Adelitas Way (interview here), Trivium (interview here), Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience, Of Mice And Men, Miss May I (interview here), We Are Harlot, Heaven’s Basement (interview here),Gemini Syndrome (interview here), Righteous Vendetta, Gojira, Kvelertak, Jim Bruer Band (interview here), Twelve Foot Ninja (interview … Read More…
(PCM) You never know what can happen when you gather together a group of hilarious comedians and amazing musicians to both honor and ridicule Slipknot and Stone Sour front man Corey Taylor, but you had better believe it was going to be memorable.
The Monster Energy Roast On The Range with Corey Taylor was the ideal way to kick off the massive Rock On The Range weekend in Columbus, OH. The event was held on Thursday, May 15th at the LC Pavilion and was the third annual event in Revolver & Guitar World’s Rock & Roll Roast Comedy Series. The Monster Energy Roast On The Range with Corey Taylor drew a massive crowd and while looking around everyone appeared to be having a fantastic time … Read More…
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(PCM) With three full days of rock at this year’s completely sold out Rock On The Range which took place at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH, we have decided to break down our coverage to our highlights from each day, along with exclusive interviews!
Day two of Rock On The Range featured performances by Avenged Sevenfold, Slayer,Chevelle, Theory Of A Deadman (interview here), Pop Evil (interview here) , Fuel (interview here) , Rev Theory (interview here), Suicidal Tendencies (interview here), The Pretty Reckless, Nothing More (interview here), Texas Hippie Coalition (interview here), King 810, We As Human, Stars In Stereo (interview here), Exodus (interview here), Fozzy, … Read More…
(PCM) The line-up for the 2014 Made In America Festival in Philadelphia, PA has been revealed. The event, which will be two days and ran simultaneously with a second festival in Los Angeles, CA will be held on August 30th and 31st on the Ben Franklin Parkway.
The Philadelphia headliners include Kanye West, Kings Of Leon, Tiesto and The National. Other acts on the bill include Pharrell Willams, Steve Aoki, J. Cole, Girl Talk, Spoon, Chromeo, City and Colour, Grimes and AWOLNATION.
The line-up for the Los Angeles festival has not yet been announced but be sure to check back soon with additional updates.
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(PCM) Despite the less than favorable weather conditions in the Columbus, OH area, it did nothing to diminish the rock n’ roll spirit that was alive and well at this year’s Rock On The Range held as Columbus Crew Stadium.
Legions of rock and metal fans gathered together to see the top artists in the genre perform at the one place where rock truly lives and that place is without a doubt, Rock on The Range.
Over the year’s Rock On The Range has grown to be a full three day festival completely dedicated to rock and metal and this year’s line-up featured a stellar array of bands. At Rock On The Range there is something for everyone whether your a fan of thrash metal, … Read More…
(PCM) We are truly excited for this year’s Rock On The Range and even more excited that the iconic Guns N’ Roses will be headlining on Friday night! We were recently able to catch up with Guns N’ Roses and Sixx:A.M. lead guitarist DJ Ashba to give us the scoop about what is in-store for the band’s Rock On The Range performance, new music from both Guns N’ Roses and Sixx:A.M., and just how he remains so grounded.
We expressed to DJ just how excited we were about Guns N’ Roses’ upcoming Rock On The Range performance and we were curious what to expect. DJ replied “We are excited too! You can expect a lot of rockets, bombs, and more! Just expect a high energy, … Read More…
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(PCM) For the first few years it seemed like Monster Energy’s Carolina Rebellion was plagued with problems, especially with last year’s Sunday rain-out/cancellation which created quite an uproar among attendees, however this year Mother Nature was in full cooperation and Carolina Rebellion finally got to shine! The weather was the perfect, the bands were amazing, and the rock n’ roll spirit was alive and well!
In our three years of covering the festival held at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC , we have never seen so many people in attendance. We are told that attendance this year for the weekend was over 60,000 and festival organizers did a tremendous job of making sure that everything went off without a hitch.
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Set times have been confirmed for Rock On The Range, America’s premier rock festival May 16, 17 and 18 at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH. This year marks the festival’s expansion to include three full days of music. Doors open daily at 11:00 AM with music kicking off at Noon.
The day-by-day line-ups include closing sets from Guns N’ Roses (9:30 PM) and Staind (8:00 PM) on Friday, Avenged Sevenfold (9:30 PM) and Slayer (8:15 PM) on Saturday and Kid Rock (9:15 PM) and Five Finger Death Punch (7:45 PM) on Sunday.
The 2014 version of the free Rock On The Range mobile app is now available for iPhone and Android phones.Additionally, we have just launched our first ever “Ranger4Life” contest. Rock On … Read More…
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Monster Energy’s Carolina Rebellion has announced band performance times for the mid-Atlantic’s biggest rock festival, which proudly returns to Rock City Campgrounds at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina May 3 & 4. The massive weekend festival lineup includes Avenged Sevenfold and Kid Rock, along with Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch and many more.
The festival has also announced details for the Friday Night Campground Party, presented by Bud Light and The FOX in Charlotte. The Friday Night Campground Party is open to those with Carolina Rebellion camping or hotel packages and will feature performances from Red, White & Crue (9:50 PM), Eve To Adam (8:40 PM) and Cadaver Dogs (7:30 PM). Doors open at 6:30 PM for the … Read More…
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Shawn “JAY Z” Carter, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino, Budweiser and United Way of Greater Los Angeles are bringing the spirit of “Budweiser Made In America,” to Los Angeles during the 2014 Labor Day weekend. The two-day music festival began in Philadelphia on Labor Day weekend 2012 to benefit United Way of Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and United Way of Lancaster County, and this year will deliver twice the amount of music. Live Nation will produce both the Philadelphia and Los Angeles two-day music festivals, delivering must-see performances on both coasts. Details and lineups for both festival locations will be announced at a later date.
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The world’s biggest heavy music touring festival, the ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL in its seventh annual sojourn, is pleased to announce the official 2014 artist line-up with the boldest, largest, loudest and most diverse lineup to date! Not only will this year’s festival include the massive ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK … Continue reading →
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Festival organizers for this year’s annual ROCK ON THE RANGE have revealed additional details for America’s premier rock festival that’s set for May 16, 17 and 18 at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH. This year marks the festival’s expansion to include three full days of music. Beyond the day-by-day … Continue reading →
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(PCM) All the more reason to get a head start on your monstrous weekend of rock when headed out for Rock On The Range 2014 in Columbus, OH! We can’t wait!! The Monster Energy Roast On The Range With Corey Taylor is set for Thursday, May 15 at LC … Continue reading →
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(PCM) Not only was Lady Gaga a featured keynote speaker while out a SXSW in Austin, TX, but she also put on quite a performance on the Doritos Bold Stage at Stubbs. Gaga invited performance artist Millie Brown to join her up on stage for the performance of her song … Continue reading →
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(PCM) The line-up for the 2014 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has been unleashed and this year they have truly outdone themselves. This year’s festival will take place from June 12th-15th in Manchester, TN and tickets will go on-sale on February 22nd at 12PM EST on Bonnaroo.com Bonnaroo 2014 will feature … Continue reading →
Having dropped what fans and critics claim to the best Phase One line-up to date, Ultra Music Festival, now slams down a tantalizing Phase Two, teaming with more top-drawer talent and complete with a World Premiere festival performance that is some 10 months in the making. ‘Jack U,’ the collaborative … Continue reading →
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Monster Energy’s Carolina Rebellion, the mid-Atlantic’s biggest rock festival, proudly returns to Rock City Campgrounds at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC May 3 & 4 with a massive 2 day lineup including Avenged Sevenfold (who performed at the SOLD OUT inaugural Carolina Rebellion) and Kid Rock. Also features performances … Continue reading →
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Monster Energy’s Fort Rock–Southwest Florida’s biggest rock festival–returns to JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Florida for its second year on Saturday, April 26 with a stellar rock lineup featuring co-headlining superstars Korn, Rob Zombie, and Five Finger Death Punch, along with Seether, Theory of a Deadman, Black Stone Cherry, Sick … Continue reading →
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Monster Energy’s Welcome To Rockville triumphantly returns to Jacksonville, Florida’s scenic Metropolitan Park along the St. Johns River April 26 and 27, bigger and better than ever. Following 2013’s third annual event which drew over 25,000 people and garnered widespread media acclaim, the two-day destination music festival anchors the World’s … Continue reading →
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(PCM) It was such an amazing honor to speak with legendary guitarist Zakk Wylde about his upcoming solo acoustic tour of Canada aptly titled “An Evening With Zakk Wylde” which will kick-off on February 13th in Vancouver and wrap up twelve shows later in Montreal and Black Label Society’s upcoming appearance at the high-anticipated Rock On The Range festival in Columbus, OH this May. Zakk spoke a bit about his upcoming appearance tomorrow night (Friday, 1/17 at 8pm) at the New York City Apple Store in SOHO, during which Zakk will partake in a discussion Q&A with fans, as well as perform a short set. We also got some inside … Continue reading →
(PCM) Without a doubt always our favorite festival of the year, Rock On The Range has unveiled its epic 2014 line-up this morning! Following last year’s expansion to include three nights of music, America’s premier rock festival–ROCK ON THE RANGE–has once again upped the ante by growing to three full days of music for this year’s annual event, May 16, 17 & 18 at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH. Featuring headlining sets from Guns N’ Roses, Avenged Sevenfold and Kid Rock, the lineup includes more than 60 of the World’s hardest rocking acts including: Five Finger Death Punch, Slayer, Staind, Motorhead, Seether, Chevelle, Alter Bridge, Mastodon, Black Label Society, … Continue reading →
(PCM) Founders Entertainment is thrilled to announce the lineup for the 2014 Governors Ball Music Festival, unveiled early this morning with a full page ad in the New York Times. Held Friday, June 6th through Sunday, June 8th in Randall’s Island Park, the 4th annual edition of New York City’s premier music event will showcase a wide spectrum of Dance, Indie Rock, Hip Hop, Americana, Electronica and Pop all weekend long. In a nod to the vibrant music scene in the beautiful city Governors Ball gratefully calls home, this year’s lineup also features a large contingent of established and up and coming local NYC artists, including among others, Interpol, TV … Continue reading →
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The line-up for the 2014 CounterPoint Music & Arts Festival is highlighted by the first confirmed hometown performance for Atlanta’s own Outkast. The bill for the Georgia festival–set for Friday, April 25-Sunday, April 27, 2014 at its new location, the beautiful Kingston Downs (less than an hour from downtown Atlanta)–will include more than 75 acts including Pretty Lights, Foster The People, STS9, J. Cole, Major Lazer, Krewella, and Big Gigantic, among others on four performance spaces. The full 2014 CounterPoint Music & Arts Festival line-up is as follows: Outkast; Pretty Lights; Foster the People; STS9; J. Cole; Major Lazer; Krewella; Big Gigantic; Flux Pavilion; Above & Beyond; Matt & Kim; … Continue reading →
(PCM) Getting a leg up on a lot of the other major summer music festivals, the absolutely stellar line-up for the 2014 Firefly Music Festival has been unveiled. We had such an amazing time covering last year’s festival and are without a doubt looking to bring you some fantastic coverage from Firefly 2014 as well!! Firefly Music Festival will be returning to The Woodlands at Dover International Speedway for the third year on June 19-22. Along with headliners Foo Fighters, Outkast, and Jack Johnson, the lineup also includes Arctic Monkeys, The Lumineers, Pretty Lights, Weezer, Imagine Dragons, Ziggy Marley, and more than 95 additional acts performing across seven stages. UPDATE: It has just … Continue reading →
(PCM) We are absolutely thrilled to report the news that has been posted on Outkast’s official website announcing that the duo will be performing at more than 40 music festivals throughout the spring/summer 2014. Big Boi had the following to say in a statement “It’s truly an honor to celebrate 20 years and still be free to do music the way we choose. Don’t just think outside the box, know that there is no box. I’m looking forward to rocking the stage with my Bro Ski and to all the fans – stank you smelly much, this is for y’all!” Andre 3000 said “And imagine, all we wanted to do was … Continue reading →
The line-up for the 2014 CounterPoint Music & Arts Festival is now just a week away and music fans who have been waiting for the return of the Georgia festival have just one more week to take advantage of Early Bird pre-sale ticket prices which end Wednesday, January 15, the same day the line-up for the second CounterPoint will be announced. Early Bird pre-sale tickets for CounterPoint–set for Friday, April 25-Sunday, April 27 at its new location, the beautiful Kingston Downs—start at just $160 for 3-Day regular General Admission passes and top out at $2,000 for the Platinum 3-Day VIP Package (limited availability). After a successful launch in 2012, CounterPoint … Continue reading →
The gatekeepers of the annual NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL are pleased to welcome more bands to the rapidly expanding lineup with Emmure, Gideon, Whitechapel, Loyal To The Grave, InDirections, Bent Life, Scars of Tomorrow and Thy Art is Murder. The recent additions will join the likes of All That Remains, Iced Earth, Nile, Slapshot, the final East Coast appearance of Bleeding Through, Nails, All Out War, Twitching Tongues, and the 2014 Metal Alliance Tour package still to be announced and more than half of the lineup still to be disclosed. Scheduled to take place April 17th, 18th, and 19th, the sixteenth installment of the massive two-staged NEW ENGLAND … Continue reading →
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(PCM) I was super excited to receive this news today! Rockers Emmure are readying their next album release. The band is still hot off this summer’s Rockstar Mayhem Festival and recent tour with Asking Alexandria, Sevendust, and All That Remans. Their sixth full length album for Victory Records is planned for a Spring 2014 release. In case you missed our interview with Emmure vocalist Frankie Palmeri while out at this summers Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival, you can check it out again below! Frankie talks to us about touring, the direction of the new album and more!