Ghost, Mudvayne, Slipknot and Disturbed to Headline Blue Ridge Rock Festival 2022

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Blue Ridge Rock Festival 2022 has announced their full lineup and daily schedules, and we cannot wait for this event to start its engines. With the world-class lineup in place, plans for the new venue at Virginia International Raceway are taking shape. Ghost, Mudvayne, Slipknot and Disturbed are the main headliners on Thursday through Sunday, September 8-11, 2022, with a bonus Wednesday night event featuring Puddle Of Mudd. …

In 100 Days, Blue Ridge Rock Festival 2022 Will Blow Your Mind

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The Fan Driven Lineup for Blue Ridge Rock Festival 2022 has not even revealed 3 of the top 6 artists, but it is already set to be the American rock music festival of the year.


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This year’s event has moved to a real facility, the Virginia International Raceway. It will rock your world with: 4 Full Days. 5 Stages. 1 …

STARSET Thrills New York City on Horizons Tour

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Cutting edge rock band STARSET brought their Horizons Tour to Irving Plaza in New York City on Saturday, December 4, 2021.

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The band’s live demonstrations are a powerful piece of performance art.

STARSET ©2021 Johnnie Crow Photos

Over the course of 4 albums, STARSET has developed their own unique combination of hard rock, electronics and symphonics with a catalog of material built around a science …

Metallica, Rob Zombie, Social Distortion, Ice Nine Kills, Starset and Ayron Jones Rock Welcome To Rockville 2021 Day 2

Metallica by Steve Thrasher for Danny Wimmer Presents

Welcome to Rockville 2021 was highlighted by an incredible set from Metallica featuring hits from every album throughout their legendary career.

Rob Zombie by Steve Thrasher for Danny Wimmer Presents

Rob Zombie brought his typical monster mayhem, closing out the SiriusXM Octane stage ahead of the mighty Metallica.

Metallica by Tyler Church for Danny Wimmer Presents

Metallica delivered perhaps their greatest setlist of all time, playing songs …

STARSET New Album “Horizons” and Fall 2021 Demonstration Tour Dates





STARSET return with their fourth studio album, HORIZONS.

The album arrives October 22 via Fearless Records.

A continued voyage through a captivating narrative, HORIZONS delivers a cinematic soundscape that accompanies the listener through pain, love, descent, and triumph. The world has been consumed by synthetic methods

Gemini Syndrome Drops New Single Ahead of Blue Ridge Rock Festival Performance

Los Angeles Alt-Metal Band GEMINI SYNDROME will be performing at

Blue Ridge Rock Festival

on September 10, 2021

Following their successful summer tour throughout the U.S., Los Angeles alternative metal band Gemini Syndrome will be performing at the Blue Ridge Rock Festival. Says vocalist Aaron Nordstrom. “After all that the world has been through, it will be nice to be part of the communion of synners once again. See you all soon!”
Gemini Syndrome

Louder Than Life 2021: Metallica, Nine Inch Nails, KORN, Judas Priest, Jane’s Addiction, Snoop Dogg, Machine Gun Kelly, Staind, Mudvayne, Rise Against, Cypress Hill, Gojira & More Sept. 23-26 In Louisville, KY

Louder Than Life 2021

Louder Than Life 2021

Band Lineup Announced



Headline The Largest Rock Festival In America

Expanding To Four Days September 23-26

At Highland Festival Grounds At KY Expo Center In Louisville, KY


Festival Also Features Judas Priest, Jane’s Addiction, Snoop Dogg, Machine Gun Kelly, Staind, Mudvayne, Rise Against, Cypress Hill, Gojira & Many More


Single Day & Weekend Passes On Sale Now At


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Festival Rewind – Aftershock Festival

In the absence of new festivals to cover, is taking a look back at some of our favorite festivals, which we look forward to writing about and taking pictures of, just as soon as we are able to safely do so again.

Danny Wimmer Presents has become the leading producer of rock festivals in the United States, and one of their crown jewels is Monster Energy Aftershock Festival, which takes place in the fall …

Starset At Rock USA 2019

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Rock USA 2019 took place on July 18-20 on farmland in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. This incredible festival always has an amazing crowd, great food and beverage options, and the best rock bands on the planet. Starset lit up the main stage on Day 3.

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Starset unveiled their new songs and stagewear on Saturday, July 20, 1969. That just so happened to be the 50th anniversary of …

Five Fave: 2019 Rock Albums – Pushing Creative Boundaries

Here are our Five Fave 2019 Rock Albums that are Pushing Creative Boundaries. We have an album that crosses genres with collaborations and instrument fluidity. We have a band with a comic book inspired back story that incorporates strings and special effects. We have a hardcore hero collaborating with all of his favorites. We have a band elevating punk rock and politics to exciting levels. We have a brand bringing reggae sensibilities to the rock …

Disturbed, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Deftones, Godsmack, Volbeat, Staind Join Metallica at Epicenter Festival


Full Music Lineup Announced For

Epicenter 2020

May 1, 2 & 3 At Festival’s New Home At

Rock City Campgrounds At Charlotte Motor Speedway


Metallica To Perform Different Headlining Sets Friday & Sunday


Festival Will Also Feature Performances From

Multi-Platinum Band Disturbed (Headlining Saturday Night),

Along With A Diverse Lineup Including

Lynyrd Skynyrd, Deftones, Godsmack, Volbeat, Staind, Papa Roach,

David Lee Roth, Gojira, Chevelle, Cypress Hill, Rancid, Royal Blood,

Anthrax, Dropkick Murphys, I Prevail,

Starset Blows Minds with Live Demonstration in San Diego

Starset brought their live Demonstration to the House of Blues in San Diego, California on October 7, 2019. The futuristic artists elevated a rock show into an interactive multimedia sci-fi experience. Starset Messengers were greeted as the entered the venue by a virtual host on a video screen, welcoming them to the event and instructing them to pick up their transparent fact sheet and prototype stickers for the Brain Machine Interface (BMI), which promises to …