Blue Ridge Rock Festival Finally Gets The Venue It Deserves

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After getting its start with 2 events in Concord, Virginia, followed up by the Covid-delayed logistical nightmare of last year’s massive 4 day event in Danville, Virginia, the Blue Ridge Rock Festival is finally getting a new home which promises to deliver on its promise as America’s premier fan-driven rock and roll experience.

 

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This year’s event will take place over the extended …

Trivium Debuts The Hangar With 2 Livestream Concerts

TRIVIUM ANNOUNCE LIVESTREAM SHOWS FROM BAND’S NEW HQ “THE HANGAR”

Grammy-nominated band TRIVIUM — Matt Heafy [vocals, guitar], Corey Beaulieu [guitar], Paolo Gregoletto [bass], and Alex Bent [drums] — are pleased to announce two livestream shows set to unfold over two weekends in December. Both events will take place from the band’s brand new HQ, known as “The Hangar,” in Orlando, Florida.

This is the official streaming follow-up to 2020’s massively successful A Light Or

Iron Maiden Announce 2022 North American Tour

Trivium and Within Temptation will serve as special guests

Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden have announced their return to North America. Next year, the metal icons will bring their Legacy of the Beast Tour back to the U.S. and Canada. Trivium and Within Temptation will serve as special guests on respective dates.

Pre-sale tickets go on sale December 7. Ticketmaster Verified Fan Pre-sale begins on December 8. General public on-sale begins on December 10. Check IronMaiden.com

Trivium Celebrates “In The Court Of The Dragon” Album Release in Orlando

TRIVIUM — Matt Heafy [vocals, guitar], Corey Beaulieu [guitar], Paolo Gregoletto [bass], and Alex Bent [drums] — proudly release their tenth album, In The Court Of The Dragon on October 8 via longtime label Roadrunner Records. The record was produced and mixed by Josh Wilbur and recorded in the Fall of 2020 at Full Sail University in Orlando. Get In the Court Of The Dragon here.

Trivium celebrated the release of this album …

Trivium Release Events for Tenth Album “In The Court Of The Dragon”

TRIVIUM RELEASE TENTH ALBUM IN THE COURT OF THE DRAGON VIA ROADRUNNER RECORDS

Grammy-nominated band TRIVIUM — Matt Heafy [vocals, guitar], Corey Beaulieu [guitar], Paolo Gregoletto [bass], and Alex Bent [drums] — proudly release their tenth album, In The Court Of The Dragon, today, October 8, via longtime label Roadrunner Records. The record was produced and mixed by Josh Wilbur and recorded in the Fall of 2020 at Full Sail University in Orlando.

Megadeth, Lamb Of God, Trivium and Hatebreed Dominate at Blue Ridge Rock Festival

Megadeth brought the “Metal Tour of the Year” to the 2021 Blue Ridge Rock Festival in Danville, Virginia on September 11, 2021. Megadeth closed out the staylit stage. Hatebreed, Trivium and Lamb Of God had the most intense crowds, surfers and mosh pits of the entire 4 day festival, over on the URW Community Federal Credit Union stage. These shows were the high points of the hot and sweaty day 3 of this cathartic …

Megadeth, Lamb of God Deliver Crushing Performances On 2021 Tour

Megadeth 2021 tour

Trivium and Hatebreed pushed the envelope early in the evening

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Hatebreed 2021 tour
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Hatebreed

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Lamb of God 2021 tour
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Lamb of God

Lamb of God 2021 tour
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Megadeth: Live Photo Gallery

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Five Fave: 2020 Mainstream Metal Albums

2020 has been an atypical year for the music industry. The usual album and tour cycles have been turned on their heads. Some bands chose to hold their albums for when touring starts up again. Some bands found creative ways to release their albums, many with livestreams to go with it. Other bands took the opportunity to record and release unexpected music, and much more of that will be coming in 2021. Heavy Metal has …

Trivium Presents: A Light or A Distant Mirror, A Global Livestream Concert Experience Live From Full Sail University

TRIVIUM PRESENTS: A LIGHT OR A DISTANT MIRROR, A GLOBAL LIVESTREAM CONCERT EXPERIENCE LIVE FROM FULL SAIL UNIVERSITY

SHOW SET FOR JULY 10TH AT 4:00PM ET

On Friday, July 10th at 4:00PM ET, Trivium, the kings of streaming who have been embracing the art of the livestream for years, will play their first live show since the April 2020 release of their new album What The Dead Men Say.

 This will be a

Trivium Announce New Album, Premiere First Single “Catastrophist”

The band will hit the road with Megadeth and Lamb of God this summer.

Trivium [© Matt Bishop Photo]

(TRR) – Metal titans Trivium have announced a brand new studio album What Dead Men Say. It is the band’s ninth studio LP and is scheduled to arrive on April 24 via Roadrunner Records. The album is available for pre-order here.

Today, the band premiered the music video for the first single “Catastrophist

Fort Rock Festival 2018 Day 1 Review and Photos

Images and Words by Johnnie Crow

The 6th annual Fort Rock festival kicked off on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Markham Park in Sunrise, Florida. After spending its first 5 years in Fort Myers, the festival moved across Alligator Alley to Fort Lauderdale and set up camp on the sprawling Markham Park. The grass field was lined with vendors of food, drink and merchandise of every kind. There were two main stages, aligned side by …

Trivium Unveil Official Music Video For New Single “The Sin and The Sentence”

(TRR) Florida metal outfit Trivium have premiered a brand new single “The Sin and The Sentence.” The official music video for the track can be streamed above. It is the band’s first piece of recorded material since 2015. It also marks the studio debut of new drummer Alex Bent (Battlecross, Decrepit Birth) who joined the band towards the end of 2016. The new single is available now for digital download.

Trivium’s last effort, 2015’s Silence