Iron Maiden, Evanescence, Puscifer, Etc. Releases Set For 2021 Black Friday Record Store Day Event

The full list of special releases for this year’s Black Friday Record Store Day event (November 26) has officially been revealed. You can find that HERE. A list of various rock/metal releases can also be found below.

Rock/Metal Releases:

  • Aerosmith – “1971: The Road Starts Hear” (LP/Cassette)
  • All Them Witches – “Live On The Internet” (3XLP)
  • Blackberry Smoke – “Stoned” (LP)
  • Alice Cooper – “Brutal Planet” (2XLP)
  • Crobot – “Rat Child” EP (Vinyl)
  • Dio – “Holy Diver” (LP Picture Disc)
  • Dio – “The Last In Line” (LP Picture Disc)
  • Evanescence – “Evanescence” (LP)
  • Fleetwood Mac – “Alternate Live” (2XLP)
  • Billy F. Gibbons – “Hardware” (CD)
  • The Reverend Horton Heat – “We Three Kings” (LP)
  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience – “Paris ’67” (LP)
  • Iron Maiden – “Iron Maiden” (LP Picture Disc)
  • Judas Priest – “Best Of Judas Priest” (2XLP)
  • King’s X “Please Come Home … Mr. Bulbous” (LP)
  • James LaBrie – “Elements Of Persuasion” (2XLP)
  • LA Guns – “Waking The Dead” (LP)
  • Motörhead – “The Lost Tapes, Vol. 1 (Live In Madrid 1995)” (2XLP)
  • Mr. Big – “Lean Into It” (LP)
  • Night Ranger – “Somewhere In California” (LP)
  • Ozzy Osbourne – “No More Tears” (12″ Picture Disc)
  • Poison – “Flesh & Blood” (LP)
  • Puscifer – “Billy D And The Hall Of Feathered Serpents: Puscifer Live at the Mayan Theatre” (7″ Vinyl)
  • Puscifer – “Existential Reckoning: Live at Arcosanti” (LP)
  • Gavin Rossdale – “Wanderlust” (2XLP)
  • Saigon Kick – “The Lizard” (LP)
  • Smith/Kotzen – “Better Days” (Vinyl)
  • Joe Strummer – “Johnny Appleseed” (12″ Vinyl)
  • Tesla – “Mechanical Resonance” (LP)
  • Twiztid – “I Tried 2 Warn U” (7″ Vinyl)
  • Nancy Wilson – “You And Me” (2XLP)

[via Loudwire]

3 Doors Down Announce “The Better Life” 20th Anniversary Tour

3 Doors Down will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of “The Better Life” by performing it in full on a U.S. tour. Seether will open on most dates, while Candlebox, Theory Of A Deadman, Blackberry Smoke, Chayce Beckham, and Koe Wetzel will open on select dates.

Tour Dates:

06/26 Greeley, CO – Island Grove Regional Park *
07/17 Huber Heights, OH – The Rose Music Center *
07/18 Corbin, KY – Corbin Arena *
07/22 New Orleans, LA – Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square *
07/23 Orange Beach, AL – The Wharf Amphitheater *
07/24 Pelham, AL – Oak Mountain Ampihtheatre *
07/29 Bossier City, LA – Brookshire Grocery Arena *
07/30 Sugarland, TX – Smart Financial Centre at Sugarland *
07/31 Irving, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory *
08/05 Chicago, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre *
08/06 Indianapolis, IN – TCU Ampitheater at White River State Park *
08/07 Sterling Heights, MI – Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill *
08/12 Council Bluffs, IA – Stir Cove Casino *
08/13 Prior Lake, MN – Mystic Lake Casino #
08/14 Belcourt, ND – Sky Dancer Casino *
08/19 Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theatre *
08/20 Baltimore MD – MECU Pavilion *
08/21 Philadelphia, PA – TD Pavilion at the Mann *
08/27 Funner, CA – Harrah’s Resort SoCal ^
08/28 Maricopa, AZ – The Event Center at Harrah’s AK Chin Casino ^
08/29 Paso Robles, CA – Vino Robles Amphitheatre ^
08/31 San Jose, CA – San Jose Civic Theater *
09/02 Corning, CA – Rolling Hills Casino *
09/03 Reno, NV – Grand Theater @ The Grand Sierra Resort *
09/05 Las Vegas, NV – Fremont Street Experience *
09/07 Salt Lake City, UT – USANA Amphitheatre *
09/08 Denver, CO – Bellco Theatre *
09/10 East Moline, IL – The Rust Belt %
09/11 Allegan, MI – Allegan County Fair %
09/12 St. Louis, MO – Saint Louis Music Park %
09/23 Brandon, MS – Brandon Amphitheater *
09/24 Rogers, AR – Walmart AMP *
09/25 Nashville, TN – Ascend Amphitheater *
09/30 Gilford, NH – Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion $
10/01 Providence, RI – Bold Point Park $
10/02 Bridgeport, CT – Hartford Healthcare Amphitheater (opener TBA)
10/07 Raleigh, NC – Red Hat Amphitheater !
10/08 Simpsonville, SC – CCNB Amphitheatre at Heritage Park !
10/09 Atlanta, GA – Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park !
10/14 Jacksonville, FL – Daily’s Place *
10/15 Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live *
10/16 West Palm, FL – iThink Financian Amphitheatre *

* with Seether
# with Candlebox
^ with Theory of a Deadman
% with Chayce Beckham
$ with Blackberry Smoke
! with Koe Wetzel

Lynyrd Skynyrd Recruit Styx, 38 Special, Black Stone Cherry, Etc. For 2020 “Simple Man Jam” Festival

Lynyrd Skynyrd have announced that their 2020 “Simple Man Jam” festival will take place at the Rosen Shingle Creek hotel in Orlando, Florida on August 20-24. The event will find the band playing two separate sets and it will also feature performances from: Styx, Blackberry Smoke, Charlie Daniels Band, 38 Special, Shooter Jennings, Drivin’ N Cryin’, Black Stone Cherry, and Bishop Gun.

Guns N’ Roses Confirm Opening Acts For Fall 2019 Tour

Guns N’ Roses have officially revealed the opening acts for their fall headlining shows. Shooter Jennings, Bishop Gunn, Blackberry Smoke, Dirty Honey, and Tyler Bryant And The Shakedown will join the band on select dates.

Tour Dates:

09/25 Charlotte, NC – Spectrum Center (feat. Shooter Jennings)
09/28 Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life Festival
10/01 Jacksonville, FL – Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena (feat. Shooter Jennings)
10/04 Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Music Festival
10/07 Wichita, KS – Intrust Bank Arena (feat. Bishop Gunn)
10/11 Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Music Festival
10/13 Manchester, TN – Exit 111 Festival
10/15 Lincoln, NE – Pinnacle Bank Arena (feat. Blackberry Smoke)
10/18 Guadalajara, MEX – Estadio Jalisco
10/20 Tijuana, MEX – Estadio Caliente
10/23 Oklahoma City, OK – Chesapeake Energy Arena (feat. Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown)
10/25 New Orleans, LA – Voodoo Music Festival
10/29 Salt Lake City, UT – Vivint Smart Home Arena (feat. Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown)
11/01 Las Vegas, NV – Colosseum At Caesars Palace (feat. Dirty Honey)
11/02 Las Vegas, NV – Colosseum At Caesars Palace (feat. Dirty Honey)

Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Slayer, Etc. Set For Inaugural Exit 111 Festival

The inaugural Exit 111 festival has officially been announced. The event will take place at the Great Stage Park in Manchester, TN on October 11-13 and it will feature music, an R-rated paranormal cirque, a car show, Red Bull motocross demonstrations, and a mega sports bar. Eddie Trunk will host the festival and the daily lineups can be seen below.

October 11: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Slayer (last Tennessee show ever), Megadeth, Seether, Black Label Society, Black Stone Cherry, The Cadillac Three, 10 Years, Bishop Gunn, Kyle Shutt, and Watermox.

October 12: Def Leppard, ZZ Top, Ghost, Mastodon, Gojira, Cheap Trick, Blackberry Smoke, Nothing More, Sleeping With Sirens, Whitechapel, Power Trip, Fever 333, Graveyard, New Years Day, Alien Weaponry, Dead Sara, Them Evils, and Astronoid.

October 13: Guns N’ Roses, Deftones, Coheed And Cambria, Lamb Of God, Alter Bridge, Ministry, Skillet, Of Mice & Men, Thrice, From Ashes To New, Tyler Bryant At The Shakedown, Plague Vendor, Dirty Honey, Tetrarch, and O’Brother.

Stone Temple Pilots, Halestorm, Clutch, Etc. Added To 2019 UK Download Festival

More bands have been added to the 2019 UK Download Festival. The event will take place on June 14-16 at Donington Park in Derby, UK and the newly announced acts include: Stone Temple Pilots, Halestorm, Clutch, Beartooth, Fever 333, Palaye Royale, Black Peaks, Coldrain, Aaron Buchanan & The Cult Classics, Skid Row, Deadland Ritual, Brothers Osbourne, Last In Line, Behemoth, At The Gates, Conjurer, Batushka, Ne Obliviscaris, Trash Boat, Three Days Grace, Godsmack, Bad Wolves, Animals As Leaders, Heart Of A Coward, Intervals, Toska, GroundCulture, Cane Hill, Municipal Waste, Alcest, Sumo Cyco, Love Bites, Crystal Lake, Redhook, Twelve Foot Ninja, Like A Storm, SKYND, Those Damn Crows, Icon For Hire, Lost In Stereo, Parting Gift, and Vega. Previously announced acts include: Def Leppard (performing “Hysteria” in full & more), Slipknot, Tool, Slayer (final UK show), Smashing Pumpkins, Dream Theater, Lamb Of God, Eagles Of Death Metal, Anthrax, Alien Weaponry, Bad Flower, Black Futures, Blackberry Smoke, I Prevail, The Interrupters, Jinjer, Man With A Mission, nothing, nowhere., Our Last Night, Riding The Low, Royal Republic, State Champs, Underside, Whitechapel, Yours Truly, Zebrahead, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators, Whitesnake, Rob Zombie, Trivium, Amon Amarth, Carcass, Delain, Die Antwoord, Me First And The Gimmie Gimmies, Opeth, Power Trip, Reel Big Fish, Skindred, Starset, Tesla, The Amity Affliction, and Underoath.

Ozzy Osbourne, Disturbed, Shinedown, Etc. Set For 2019 Rocklahoma Festival

The lineup has been revealed for the 2019 Rocklahoma Festival. The event will take place in Pryor, OK on May 24-26 and it will feature: Ozzy Osbourne, Disturbed, Shinedown, Bush, Seether, In This Moment, Steel Panther, Jackyl, Asking Alexandria, Tech N9ne, Blackberry Smoke, Buckcherry, Beartooth, Sevendust, Black Stone Cherry, Avatar, Fever 333, Lita Ford, Palaye Royale, Ace Frehley, Wheeler Walker Jr, New Years Day, Bad Wolves, The Glorious Sons, Light The Torch, Alien Weaponry, Hyro The Hero, Tyler Bryant And The Shakedown, Dirty Honey, Strutter, Beasto Blanco, Mudd Flux, Firststryke, Ratchet Dolls, The Midnight Devils, Dead Metal Society, Rocket Science, Preacher Stone, Dryvr, Charlie Bonnet III And The Folkin’ Gasholes, Down For Five, The Normandys, Poster Child, Blackout, Solidify, Doxy, Zen Hipster, and The Grind.

Slayer, Smashing Pumpkins, Lamb Of God, Etc. Added To 2019 UK Download Festival

More bands have been added to the 2019 UK Download Festival. The event will take place on June 14-16 at Donington Park in Derby, UK and the newly announced acts include: Slayer (final UK show), Smashing Pumpkins, Dream Theater, Lamb Of God, Eagles Of Death Metal, Anthrax, Alien Weaponry, Bad Flower, Black Futures, Blackberry Smoke, I Prevail, The Interrupters, Jinjer, Man With A Mission, nothing, nowhere., Our Last Night, Riding The Low, Royal Republic, State Champs, Underside, Whitechapel, Yours Truly, and Zebrahead. Previously announced acts include: Def Leppard (performing “Hysteria” in full & more), Slipknot, Tool, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators, Whitesnake, Rob Zombie, Trivium, Amon Amarth, Carcass, Delain, Die Antwoord, Me First And The Gimmie Gimmies, Opeth, Power Trip, Reel Big Fish, Skindred, Starset, Tesla, The Amity Affliction, and Underoath.

Lynyrd Skynyrd Announce Farewell Tour

Southern rock icons Lynyrd Skynyrd have announced their “Last Of The Street Survivors Farewell Tour.” Numerous guests including: Kid Rock, Hank Williams Jr., Charlie Daniels Band, Bad Company, Marshall Tucker Band, .38 Special, Blackberry Smoke, and Blackfoot will join the band onstage at select dates to help them say goodbye.

Gary Rossington commented:

“It’s hard to imagine, after all these years, the band that Ronnie Van Zant, Allen Collins and myself started back in Jacksonville, would resonate for this long and to so many generations of fans. I’m certain they are looking down from above, amazed that the music has touched so many.”

Johnny Van Zant added:

“We’ve been blessed by these great songs and the messages they carry to the fans. It’s been a true honor to try and fill in my brother’s footsteps for the past 31 years, keeping the music and his spirit alive.”

Tour Dates:

05/04 West Palm Beach, FL – Coral Sky Amphitheatre
05/05 Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
05/11 Dallas, TX – Starplex Pavilion
05/12 Houston, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
05/18 Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion
05/19 Chula Vista, CA – Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
05/25 Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
05/26 San Bernardino, CA – Glen Helen Amphitheater
06/22 Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
06/23 Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theatre
06/29 Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park
06/30 Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
07/06 Virginia Beach, VA – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
07/07 Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
07/13 Darien, NY – Darien Lake Amphitheater
07/14 Hartford, CT – Xfinity Theatre
07/20 Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center
07/21 Bethel, NY – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
07/27 Cleveland, OH – Blossom Music Center
07/28 Hershey, PA – Hersheypark Stadium
08/03 Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
08/04 Noblesville, IN – Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
08/10 Detroit, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
08/11 Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage
08/17 Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
08/18 St. Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
08/24 Syracuse, NY – Lakeview Amphitheatre
08/25 Burgettstown, PA – KeyBank Pavilion
08/31 Pelham, AL – Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
09/01 Atlanta, GA – Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood

Godsmack, Volbeat, Halestorm, Etc. Set For 2017 Rockfest In Kansas City

The lineup has been revealed for the 2017 Rockfest in Kansas City, KS. The event will be held at Kansas Speedway on June 3, and it will include: Godsmack, Sammy Hagar, Volbeat, Halestorm, Ratt, Collective Soul, Buckcherry, P.O.D., Zakk Sabbath, Tom Keifer, Blackberry Smoke, Crobot, Candlebox, Sidewide, and One Less Reason.

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