Festival Rewind – Aftershock Festival

In the absence of new festivals to cover, GameOn.media 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 …

System Of A Down Releases 2 New Songs To Benefit Artsakh, Armenia Attacks

IT TOOK AN ATTACK AGAINST ARMENIANS TO BRING IT ABOUT,
BUT THE WAIT IS OVER
SYSTEM OF A DOWN RELEASES TWO BRAND NEW SONGS
TO RAISE AWARENESS AND FUNDS TO AID THE PEOPLE
OF ARTSAKH AND ARMENIA AFTER CONTINUED ATTACKS
BY AZERBAIJAN AND TURKEY
Daron Malakian ©2018 Johnnie Crow Photos

 

“We’re probably the only rock band that has governments as enemies,
the only rock band that’s at war, so I wrote these songs to

System of a Down Release First New Music In 15 Years

The band have produced two new tracks to raise awareness of the war in Artsakh and Armenia.

System of a Down have released new music for the first time in 15 years. The two tracks – “Protect The Land” and “Genocidal Humanoidz” – where written to create awareness of the on-going wars in the band members’ native Artsakh and Armenia. Stream the two tracks below now.

The band released a lengthy statement about the purpose …

KISS, Iron Maiden, System Of A Down Set For Download 2020

Download Festival

KISS [Matt Bishop Photo]

(TRR) – Next year, KISS, Iron Maiden, and System of a Down are set to headline Download Festival 2020 in Donington, UK. A slew of other acts have also been announced, with many more to come over the next several months. Courtesy of Barclaycard Entertainment, Barclaycard customers can enjoy 48 hours of exclusive presale access and 10% off before general on sale on Wedesday 25 September at 2pm HERE

Chicago Open Air Presents Massive Show With System Of A Down & Tool May 18 & 19, 2019

Chicago Open Air Presents
Massive Stadium Show
May 18 & 19, 2019

System Of A Down & Tool
Lead Two Full Days Of Top Rock & Metal Acts
At SeatGeek Stadium In Bridgeview, IL
Must-See Lineup Also Includes The Prodigy, Ghost,
Meshuggah, Gojira & More

Tickets On Sale Friday, December 14 At Noon CT

This spring brings another must-see event from premier independent U.S. music festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents. On Saturday, May 18

System Of A Down, Tool To Headline Chicago Open Air

(TRR) – System of a Down and Tool are set to headline Chicago Open Air 2019. The festival is set for May 18-19 of next year at SeatGeek Stadium (formerly Toyota Park) in Bridgeview, IL. Also slated to perform are Ghost, The Prodigy, Meshuggah, Beartooth, Gojira, The Fever 333, and others. Chicago Open Air is co-produced by Danny Wimmer Presents and Live Nation.

Ghost Chicago Open Air 2019

Ghost [© Matt Bishop Photo]

In addition to live performances, …

Solo Guitar Virtuoso Steve Dadaian to Release New Album “Follow The Light” on February 1, 2019

Solo Guitar Virtuoso STEVE DADAIAN to Release New Full-Length Album, “Follow The Light”, on February 1, 2019
 
Stream New Track/Watch Music Video for “Follow The Light” via Guitar World
 
Pre-Order Now via Bandcamp | Pre-Orders Available via Additional Retailers in December
 
Artwork by Shane Rice Studio
 
Armenian-American fusion guitarist STEVE DADAIAN discovered his love for the guitar at a young age. Even while studying at the prestigious Columbia University in the city of New York,

First-Ever Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival Welcomes Foo Fighters, System Of A Down, Disturbed & More

First-Ever Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival

Welcomes Foo Fighters, System Of A Down, Disturbed,

Bring Me The Horizon, Ghost, The Prodigy & Many More

 

One-Of-A-Kind Destination Event To Feature Top Music Artists, Art Installations, Comedy Performances & More Incredible Onsite Experiences

 

May 17, 18 & 19, 2019 At MAPFRE Stadium In Columbus, Ohio

 

Tickets On Sale Friday, November 30 At Noon ET

 

Premier independent U.S. music festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents has announced …

Sonic Temple Music + Arts Festival Lineup Announced

Disturbed Sonic Temple

Disturbed [Matt Bishop Photo]

(TRR) – The Sonic Temple lineup is here. After the announcement that Rock On The Range would be no more, hard music fans in America were left wondering what was to happen next. Festival promoter Danny Wimmer Presents quickly announced their new project – Sonic Temple Music + Arts Festival. Wimmer himself confirmed that the event would still be a “rock music” festival, but possibly featuring a broader range of …

Danny Wimmer Presents Teases Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival Line-up! Could It Be System Of A Down?

Fans are eagerly anticipating the upcoming line-up announcement for the inaugural Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival (formerly Rock On The Range) coming this spring, May 17, 18 and 19th, to Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, Ohio!  The full line-up is expected to be revealed on Monday, November 26th at 9:00am EST, however the festival’s website left a mystifying teaser trailer and coordinates code to break to give fans a bit of a clue!

The code …

Sold Out 7th Annual Monster Energy Aftershock Wraps Biggest Year Ever

Images by Johnnie Crow

Words by Melissa Butterfly

Brotherhood, flower power, and true love for rock music at a global level was a constant theme throughout this year’s Monster Energy Aftershock Festival. The Danny Wimmer Presents production paid a special tribute to the loss of the great and infamous rock artist, Vinnie Paul, who was not only a rock badass in his own right, but the backbone for so many others. His influence and inspiration …

System Of A Down Announce 2018 U.S. Tour Dates

(TRR) – Grammy-winning alt metal outfit System Of A Down have announced their first U.S. shows in three years. The string of dates kicks off on October 13 at the Glen Helen Amphitheater in San Bernardino, CA. The band are set to headline the Monster Energy Aftershock Festival in Sacramento, CA on October 14. System Of A Down’s last U.S. show was at The Forum in Los Angeles during 2015’s Wake Up The Souls Tour. …