Testament on MegaCruise 2019

The inaugural Megadeth’s MegaCruise set sail from Los Angeles, California to San Diego and Mexico in October 2019. Testament was one of the standout bands, which was no easy feat on a ship full of legends.

Testament has been one of the top thrash bands since the beginning 4 decades ago. They have been consistently delivering new material and touring throughout, and that experience shows on stage. Chuck Billy, Eric Peterson, Alex Skolnick, Steve Di …

Dimebash 2020 Honors “Dimebag” Darrell with All Star Jam and Dave Grohl’s BackBeat BBQ

Nick Bowcott (Grim Reaper), Tony Campos (Static-X, Ministry), Sen Dog (Cypress Hill, Powerflo)

The annual DIMEBASH is an all-star jam honoring the life and legacy of “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott, the late co-founder and guitarist of Pantera and Damageplan, and the unofficial kickoff party for the NAMM convention. Jose Mangin and Riki Rachtman co-hosted the event on January 16, 2020 at The Observatory OC in Santa Ana, California.

Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters, Nirvana), Revel Ian, Scott

Dimebash Event Honoring Dimebag Darrell Announces All-Star Talent

Additional All-Star Talent Announced For

Dimebash

 

Event Honoring Dimebag” Darrell Abbott Will Feature Members Of

Anthrax, Bad Wolves, Cypress Hill, Foo Fighters,

Hatebreed, Hellyeah, In Flames, In This Moment,

 Lamb of God, Sepultura, Stone Sour, Testament & More

 

Co-Hosted by SiriusXM’s Jose Mangin and Riki Rachtman

Thursday, January 16

At The Observatory OC In Santa Ana, CA

 

With Exclusive Artist & VIP Backstage Afterparty Featuring

Dave Grohl’s BackBeat BBQ

 

Limited Number Of Tickets Still

Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival Featuring Metallica + Slipknot Daily Music Lineups Announced

Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival

Daily Music Lineups Announced;

Single Day General Admission & VIP Passes On Sale Now

May 15, 16 & 17, 2020 At

MAPFRE Stadium In Columbus, OH

 

Metallica & Slipknot

Lead Lineup

With Metallica Performing Two Unique Sets (Friday & Sunday)

 

Destination Event Also Features Deftones, Bring Me The Horizon, Evanescence, Staind, Sublime With Rome, Rancid, Dropkick Murphys,

Royal Blood, The Pretty Reckless, Alter Bridge & Many More

 

As Well

Metallica & Slipknot Headline Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival

Metallica & Slipknot
Headline Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival
With Metallica Performing Two Unique Sets (Friday & Sunday)
Deftones, Bring Me The Horizon, Evanescence, Staind,
Sublime With Rome, Rancid, Dropkick Murphys,
Royal Blood, The Pretty Reckless, Alter Bridge Also Lead Fest Lineup
Second Annual Destination Event
Returns To MAPFRE Stadium In Columbus, OH
May 15, 16 & 17, 2020
With Live Art & Installations From Nychos, Butch Locsin, Michael Reeder,
Jason Naylor, Palehorse, Angryblue,

DANKO JONES Unveils ‘Dance Dance Dance’ Music Video

DANKO JONES Unveils ‘Dance Dance Dance’ Music Video
New album ‘A Rock Supreme’ due April 26; U.S. tour wraps up in Seattle

(Las Vegas, Nevada) – As they finish their first U.S. tour in five years in Seattle, the Canadian hard rock trio DANKO JONES has unveiled the Amir Chamdin-directed music video for their latest single, “Dance Dance Dance.” The clip can be seen HERE.

Chamdin, an award-winning Swedish filmmaker who has previously helmed …

The Hall of Heavy Metal History Announces Final Inductees List for 2019 Metal Hall of Fame Gala

The Hall of Heavy Metal History Announces Final Inductees List for 2019 Metal Hall of Fame Gala
 
To be Awarded at the Annual Metal Hall of Fame Gala, Taking Place January 23, 2019 @ Marriott Delta Garden Grove, Anaheim, CA
 
The annual Hall of Heavy Metal History‘s Metal Hall of Fame Gala will take place on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Marriott Delta Garden Grove  in Anaheim, CA. The event will be hosted

Megadeth’s MegaCruise Lineup Announced

Megadeth [Matt Bishop Photo for The Rock Revival]

(TRR) – Megadeth have announced the first round of acts that will join them on their inaugural MegaCruise early next year. On deck for the floating metalfest will be Anthrax, Testament, Corrosion of Conformity, DevilDriver, Doro, Armored Saint, John 5, Metal Church, Danko Jones, Beasto Blanco, and Metalachi. More acts are set to be announced in the coming weeks.

The MegaCruise will set sail on October …

Rob Zombie Signs To Nuclear Blast Records

(TRR) We are hot off the heels of this year’s San Diego Comic Con where Nuclear Blast had an incredible presence with a special signing with Eric Peterson of Testament and Dragonlord with his new black metal influenced comic “The Burner”.

“The Burner” is the first ever black metal superhero! Brought to earth for centuries, avenging the souls abused by power, he now comes face to face with something he wasn’t ready to fight – …

The End Is Near: SLAYER To Begin Final World Tour

THE END IS NEAR:
SLAYER TO MAKE ITS EXIT WITH ONE FINAL WORLD TOUR

Lamb of God, Anthrax, Behemoth, Testament to Accompany on Leg One
Lamb of God, Anthrax, Testament, Napalm Death to Accompany on Leg Two

(See video announcement HERE)

Slayer, 1980s * L-R:  Dave Lombardo, Jeff Hanneman, Tom Araya, Kerry King

Photo credit:  Alex Solca

Slayer, 2017 * L-R:Paul Bostaph, Kerry King, Gary Holt, Tom Araya

Photo credit:  Gene Ambo

LOS ANGELES,

Fronterizo Fest 2017 Thrashes Tijuana

Fronterizo Fest 2017

Images and Words by Johnnie Crow

The first annual Fronterizo Fest thrashed the grounds of Estadio Caliente in Tijuana, Mexico on October 26, 2017. The festival organizers knocked this out of the park on their first try, pulling together acts from across North America to the border town just across the border from San Diego, California. The opening act was Deadly Apples, representing Montreal, Canada with an artistic industrial sound. Next up …

Ozzfest Meets Knotfest 2017 – Day Two

Day two of Ozzfest Meets Knotfest 2017 belonged to the “maggots”, the fans of Slipknot who showed up en masse despite Slipknot being absent from the lineup. Corey Taylor’s “other band”, Stone Sour, anchored the main stage, centered between the cholo goth of Prayers and the return of metalcore Eighteen Visions on one end, and the grand theatrics of Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie on the other.

Ozzfest was hot during the day on the …