Killswitch Engage to Headline Dirt Fest 2014, Nearly Complete Lineup Revealed

Michigan’s long-running hard rock music event Dirt Fest will be returning in August 2014 with one of its most diverse lineups to date.

Taking place August 9 in the [usually] quiet town of Birch Run, the sixteenth annual Dirt Fest will welcome a wide array of rock bands from around the country, including smaller bands based in the midwest. The full lineup includes: Killswitch Engage, Sid Wilson of Slipknot, Powerman 5000, Hed PE, Nonpoint, Chimaira, Battlecross, Gemini Syndrome, Tantric, Smile Empty Soul, Local H, Redlight King, Like A Storm, Nothing More, Eyes Set To Kill, Gift Giver, Blue Felix, Psychostick, …


First-Ever Maui Comedy Fest Boasts Insane Lineup, Dream Location

It’s hard to top the thrill of live comedy, but placing live comedy within a few hundred feet of gorgeous Hawaiian sunsets may take the cake.

The first-ever Maui Comedy Festival will take place this Halloween weekend, from October 30 through November 2, in Hawaii. There are a ton of a big names on the lineup this year, including Aisha Tyler, Reggie Watts, Hannibal Buress, Tig Notaro, and Marc Maron. Tickets and schedule information can be found here.

In addition to brilliant stand-up performances, the festival will feature unique events, including a live taping of The Green Room with …


Coachella 2015 Dates and Ticket Info Announced

The organizers for the annual Coachella Music Festival are following the end of a great 2014 season with the announcement of their 2015 festivities.

Early this morning a press release was sent out across the globe announcing a return to Indio, CA again for two weekends in 2015, April 10-12 and April 17-19. Tickets go on sale Friday (5/16) at 10 AM PST. No lineups have been revealed at this time, and if I am are being completely honest they won’t be shared with the public until the beginning of the new year. I know that may make your decision …


Wu-Tang Clan And More To Participate In This Year’s Bumbershoot

There aren’t too many festivals that are hosted in the heart of a city. Most of them are on the outskirts or outside of the city limits altogether. Not Bumbershoot though. Bumbershoot is held in the middle of the city, right under Seattle’s famous Space Needle. The annual festival is always a fun experience, and following the recent lineup announcement it seems this year will be no exception.

The entire lineup has been announced for this year’s festival, and there are more than a few worth noting. The first notable group to make an appearance this year is Wu-Tang Clan

Screen Shot 2014-03-10 at 10.24.48 PM

Fest 13 Dates Confirmed; More Details Coming April 1

Is it too early to be talking about festivals that will be taking place this fall? Of course not! The Fest organizers must feel the same way, as they tweeted a little bit ago confirming the dates for Fest 13. In case you haven’t heard of Fest before, here’s a quick rundown.

Fest is an annual music festival held during Halloween in Gainesville, Florida. A majority of the artists that perform are punk rock or indie. Last year the festival boasted artists like Arliss Nancy, Forever Came Calling, Big D And The Kids Table and many, many more.

Check out …


Monster Energy’s Welcome To Rockville Dates And Initial Lineup Revealed

Monster Energy has announced the 2014 return of their highly successful Welcome To Rockville music festival.

Taking place April 26 and 27 in Jacksonville, Florida, Monster Energy’s Welcome To Rockville will feature some of the biggest names in rock within miles of the Atlantic coast. The full lineup has yet to be revealed, but more than 30 acts have already been confirmed, including Avenged Sevenfold and The Cult. You can view the current lineup, as well as the dates each artist will be performing, below.

“5FDP is incredibly excited to be part of the kickoff of the World’s Loudest Month,” …


Backtrack’s Australian Tour Begins Today

New York hardcore upstarts Backtrack have arrived in Australia and will be kicking off their Australian tour tonight in Brisbane.

The tour which is in support of their crushing new record, Lost In Life (out now through Bridge Nine records), began with a brief trek through New Zealand over the last few days, and sees old friends reunite as Backtrack team up with Australian hardcore legends Iron Mind to tear rooms apart all across the country.

Both bands’ hard riffs and strong work ethic has seen them go from strength to strength in the last few years and 2014 looks …

Saviour (WA)

Saviour To Call It A Day

In news that has sent shock-waves through the Australian punk and hardcore community, rising stars Saviour have announced that they are calling it a day.

The band announced their decision via an official statement distributed by their label UNFD today, in which they confirmed that their upcoming shows at Melbourne’s Push Over and Tasmania’s Breath of Life festivals will be their last ever shows outside of Western Australia. The band has promised to announce some farewell dates in Perth in the near future though. They gave no specific reason for the decision to break-up, instead they used their announcement to …


Warped Tour Adds Five Bands, Including Attila and Mayday Parade

Another week, another round of Warped Tour announcements littering unknowns with bands that will surely make attendees flip.

Following last week’s debut, Warped Tour is sticking to their lineup strategy this week by revealing another five acts from the the upcoming summer 2014 outing. This time around, Attila, Mayday Parade, Tear Out The Heart, The Protomen, and Plague Vender have been added, bringing the total acts announced to 10. The previous five were For Today, Air Dubai, Mixtapes, Teenage Bottlerock, and Stray From The Path.

The 2014 installment of Van’s Warped Tour gets started in June of next year, but …

Warped Tour

Warped Tour 2014 Routing Revealed

Is it that time already? The routing for the 2014 Vans Warped Tour has officially been announced. Take a look below the jump for a full list of the US Warped dates, then be sure to mark your calendars. The exact venues have not been announced yet, and considering the venues can sometimes change year to year, I would recommend checking in again soon.

It appears the festival will be announcing the first wave of bands on December 4, and tickets will go on sale at that time as well. Be sure to check in on that date for a …


Emery Reveal Details Concerning ‘The Weak’s End’ Tenth Anniversary Tour

To the pleasure of their fanbase, post-hardcore outfit Emery recently announced plans to head out on tour with former vocalist Devin Shelton this fall in support of the tenth anniversary of the band’s debut album, The Weak’s End.

Today, the group revealed Peace Mercutio, This Wild Life, and Matt McDonald of The Classic Crime will be joining them as direct support on the trek. Furthermore, a few select dates have been revealed, so follow the jump to check them out. If your city hasn’t been announced yet, though, fear not! There are still more dates and locations to be …

Monster Aftershock

Monster Aftershock Festival Dates & Lineup

The official dates and lineup for the Monster Aftershock Festival have been announced. The festival will take place September 14 and 15 at Discovery Park, in Sacramento, California. A few of the bands who will be playing there are All That Remains, Miss May I, Thousand Foot Krutch and many more. Take a look below the jump for the list of bands and the date they will be performing.

If you are interested in attending the festival, then be sure to head on over to Ticketmaster to grab a 2 day ticket!…