Pantera, Disturbed, Arch Enemy, Etc. Added To 2023 Graspop Metal Meeting Festival

Over 100 more artists have been added to next year’s Graspop Metal Meeting festival. The event will be held in Dessel, Belgium on June 15-18 and the updated lineup can be found below.

Lineup:

  • Def Leppard
  • Mötley Crüe
  • Slipknot
  • Pantera
  • Ghost
  • Gojira
  • Parkway Drive
  • 1914
  • Agnostic Front
  • Amon Amarth
  • Anti-Flag
  • Antimatter
  • Any Given Day
  • Arch Enemy
  • Architects
  • As I Lay Dying
  • Asking Alexandria
  • At The Gates
  • Avatar
  • Beast In Black
  • Behemoth
  • Billy Talent
  • Black Mirrors
  • Bloodywood
  • Butcher Babies
  • Cane Hill
  • Carpenter Brut
  • Clutch
  • Cradle Of Filth
  • Crowbar
  • Cyclone
  • Danko Jones
  • Dark Angel
  • Deathstars
  • Delain
  • Dieth
  • Dirkschneider
  • Disturbed
  • Draconian
  • Eluveitie
  • End
  • Enter Shikari
  • Epica
  • Escape The Fate
  • Evergrey
  • Exodus
  • Fever 333
  • Fields Of The Nephilim
  • Finntroll
  • Greg Puciato
  • Halestorm
  • Hatebreed
  • Heidevolk
  • Hippotraktor
  • Hollywood Undead
  • Hollywood Vampires
  • I Prevail
  • In Flames
  • Insomnium
  • Katatonia
  • Kissin’ Dynamite
  • Korpiklaani
  • Kreator
  • Landmvrks
  • Legion Of The Damned
  • Less Than Jake
  • Life Of Agony
  • Lionheart
  • Loathe
  • Lorna Shore
  • Marduk
  • Meshuggah
  • Molybaron
  • Monster Magnet
  • Motionless In White
  • Novelists
  • Oceans
  • Orange Goblin
  • Orbit Culture
  • Papa Roach
  • Polaris
  • Rancid
  • Russkaja
  • Seether
  • Septicflesh
  • Sick Of It All
  • Skindred
  • Sleep Token
  • Soen
  • Sólstafir
  • Spiritbox
  • Stand Atlantic
  • Stray From The Path
  • Testament
  • The Amity Affliction
  • The Answer
  • The Chats
  • The Ghost Inside
  • The Halo Effect
  • The Luka State
  • The Menzingers
  • The Raven Age
  • The Winery Dogs
  • Three Days Grace
  • Thundermother
  • Unearth
  • Vicious Rumours
  • Voivod
  • Watain

Like Moths To Flames And Cane Hill Announce Fall Shows

Like Moths To Flames and Cane Hill have announced some fall U.S. shows. Here’s the dates:

10/27 Indianapolis, IN – Hoosier Dome
10/28 Springfield, MO – Outland Ballroom
10/29 Dallas, TX – South Side Music Hall (no Cane Hill)
10/30 Oklahoma City, OK – 89th Street Collective
11/01 Omaha, NE – Waiting Room (no Cane Hill)

Cane Hill Announce Fall Headlining Shows

Cane Hill have announced some fall headlining shows. The concerts will take place around their tour with The Plot In You, Silent Planet, and Avoid. Here’s the dates:

11/01 Wichita, KS – Temple Live
12/04 Des Moines, IA – Lefty’s
12/05 Lawrence, KS – The Bottleneck
12/06 Memphis, TN – Growlers

Left To Suffer, The Last Ten Seconds Of Life, Etc. Drop Off Kentucky Irate Fest

More bands have decided to pull out of the upcoming Kentucky Irate Fest. Among them are: Left To Suffer, The Last Ten Seconds Of Life, Kaonashi, Born A New, Downswing, Boundaries, Summoning The Lich, Kingz & Thieves, The Behest Of Serpents, The Delirium Effect, Inferious, Fight From Within, and more. This news comes after Isolator, Artica, Belushi Speed Ball, Wake Up In Tsunami, etc. previously dropped off the event.

The cancellations came about due to buy-on practices, ticket selling quotas, and more. On top of that, Until The Dead Walk were also dropped from the festival and their tour with Filth after vocalist Ren Young was accused of rape by Sero\\tonin vocalist Melissa George. Young was reportedly an investor in the festival, so the troubling allegations are playing a role in the departures as well.

Several bands issued statements:

Left To Suffer:

“In light of recent events we feel like it’s in our best interest to back out of Kentucky Irate Fest. We are sorry to anyone who planned on coming out to see us. We promise we will be back and can’t wait to be back on the road this coming fall. Love you all ❤️”

The Last Ten Seconds Of Life:

“We will not be performing at Kentucky Irate Festival on 8/26 We will still be announcing the new line up next weekend”

Born A New:

“it’s time. we hate to do it, but unfortunately due to recent events and how it’s all unfolded over this past week, we’ve made the decision to also respectfully back out of Kentucky Irate Fest. we did everything within our control to try and make a born a new set happen, but this is for our best interest. we are deeply sorry to all who planned on hanging with us and catching our set. we promise to make it up to y’all, we will be back Louisville. we love y’all 💙”

Downswing:

“We will no longer be performing at Kentucky Irate Fest. Unfortunately this means we will have to cancel our surrounding tour dates as well due to logistical issues. We are so incredibly sorry to anyone that was looking forward to seeing us and to all of the bands/promoters playing or putting on the shows we had booked around this festival. We’re extremely disappointed and angered by the events we have learned about this past week. It’s a shame that something like a heavy music fest meant to unite a scene has done the complete opposite”

The Kentucky Irate Fest is currently scheduled to go on as planned at The MG Prime Entertainment Complex in Louisville, KY on August 26-28. Organizers issued the following statement:

“A lot of misinformation is out there about our festival. Below is a list of CONFIRMED bands to still be performing at Irate Festival (the agents and managers have confirmed their involvement still with our festival). Yes, our venue is behind a Marathon gas station, it is a 2 acre lot that has plenty of room for stages. Yes, we have stages and a full sound team. Yes, we have a high end backline being provided. Yes, we have the same food trucks. YES, our festival is still happening. New set times will be released in the coming days. Sorry for all the drama and issues surrounding our festival, but we promise you it will still be an amazing event!

Friday:

Slaughter to Prevail
Impending Doom
The Browning
Jason Paige
Entheos
Dead/Awake
Alukah
Reminitions
Snake Father
3DR
Yosemite in Black
Detest the Throne
Fathom

Saturday:

Rivers of Nihil
Oceano
Traitors
Bury your dead
Rose Funeral
Visceral Disgorge
In Dying Arms
Convictions
Falsifier
Filth

Sunday:

Norma Jean
Madball
Cane Hill
Evergreen Terrace
Tallah
VCTMS
The Convalescence
BodyBox
Heartsick
Weeping Wound
Yung Mosh
Actus Reus”

[via The PRP]

The Plot In You Announce North American Tour With Silent Planet, Avoid, & Cane Hill

The Plot In You have announced a fall headlining tour. Silent Planet, Avoid, and Cane Hill will open.

Tour Dates:

11/02 Denver, CO — Oriental Theater
11/03 Salt Lake City, UT — The Complex
11/05 Roseville, CA — Goldfields
11/06 Pomona, CA — Glasshouse
11/08 Mesa, AZ — Nile Theater
11/10 Dallas, TX — South Side Music Hall
11/11 Houston, TX — Warehouse Live
11/13 San Antonio, TX — Rock Box
11/15 Tampa, FL — Orpheum
11/16 Atlanta, GA — Masquerade (Heaven)
11/18 Greensboro, NC — Blind Tiger
11/19 Baltimore, MD — Baltimore Soundstage
11/20 Philadelphia, PA — TLA
11/22 New York, NY — Gramercy Theater
11/23 Boston, MA — Paradise
11/24 Toronto, ON — Opera House
11/25 Pittsburgh, PA — Mr Smalls Theatre
11/26 Detroit, MI — St. Andrews Hall
11/27 Columbus, OH — The King of Clubs
11/29 Cleveland, OH — Beachland Ballroom
11/30 Chicago, IL — Bottom Lounge
12/02 Milwaukee, WI — The Miramar Theater
12/03 Minneapolis, MN — Amsterdam

More Bands Added To 2022 Kentucky Irate Fest

More bands have been added to this year’s Kentucky Irate Fest. The event will take place at the MG Prime Entertainment Complex in Louisville, KY on August 26-28 and the updated daily lineups can be found below:

August 26: Slaughter To Prevail, Impending Doom, The Browning, Jason Paige/Belushi Speed Ball, The Last Ten Seconds Of Life, Sea Of Treachery, Entheos, Earth Caller feat. Misstiq, Dead/Awake, Summoning The Lich, Alukah, Savage Existence, In Gloom, Snake Father, Tactosa, Yosemite In Black, Gallifrey Falls, Reminitions, The Behest Of Serpents, Sero//tonin, WhatDrivesTheWeak, Wretched Idol, Fathom, Kings And Thieves, Eulogy In Blood, and Grave Friends.

August 27: Rivers Of Nihil, Oceano, Traitors, Bury Your Dead, Rose Funeral, Kaonashi, In Dying Arms, VCTMS, Convictions, Worm Shepherd, Filth, Scumfuck, Falsifier, Born A New, Until The Dead Walk, Autumn Lies Buried, Peelingflesh, Snuffed On Sight, Waste, My Own Will, Mutilation Barbecue, Cell, Divisive, Of The Fallen, Hollow Valley, Wake Up In Tsunami, and Cohen.

August 28: Norma Jean, Madball, Cane Hill, Palisdades, Evergreen Terrace, Boundaries, Tallah, Enox, Rvnt, Weeping Wound, The Convalescence, Guerrila Warfare, Bodybox, Downswing, Somewhere To Call Home, Yung Mosh, Inferious, Pieced Up, Foxbat, Isolator, Fight From Within, Actus Reus, A Rumor Of War, The Delirium Effect, The Earth Laid Bare, Artica, Wave Painter, and 3DR.

Suicide Silence Announce September Dates With Cane Hill

Suicide Silence have announced some September headlining shows with Cane Hill. Here’s the dates:

09/01 Farmington, NM – Lauter Haus
09/02 Lubbock, TX – Jake’s
09/03 Oklahoma City, OK – 89th Street Collective
09/04 Springfield, MO – Outland Ballroom
09/06 Lexington, KY – Manchester Music Hall (no Cane Hill)

Norma Jean, Rivers Of Nihil, Impending Doom, Etc. Set For Kentucky Irate Fest

The lineup has been revealed for the inaugural Kentucky Irate Fest. The event will take place at the MG Prime Entertainment Complex in Louisville, KY on August 26-28 and it will feature the following:

August 26: Impending Doom, The Browning, Jason Paige/Belushi Speed Ball, The Last Ten Seconds Of Life, Sea Of Treachery, Earth Caller feat. Misstiq, Dead/Awake, Summoning The Lich, Alukah, Savage Existence, Pieced Up, In Gloom, Snake Father, Mutilation Barbecue, Tactosa, Yosemite In Black, Gallifrey Falls, The Behest Of Serpents, Sero//tonin, WhatDrivesTheWeak, Wretched Idol, Fathom, 3DR, Kings And Thieves, Eulogy In Blood, and Grave Friends.

August 27: Rivers Of Nihil, Oceano, Traitors, Bury Your Dead, Rose Funeral, In Dying Arms, VCTMS, Convictions, Worm Shepherd, Filth, Scumfuck, Falsifier, Born A New, Until The Dead Walk, Autumn Lies Buried, Peelingflesh, Snuffed On Sight, Waste, My Own Will, Cell, Divisive, Of The Fallen, Hollow Valley, Wake Up In Tsunami, and Cohen.

August 28: Madball, Cane Hill, Palisades, Evergreen Terrace, Tallah, Enox, Rvnt, Weeping Wound, The Convalescence, Guerrila Warfare, Bodybox, Downswing, Somewhere To Call Home, Yung Mosh, Inferious, Foxbat, Isolator, Fight From Within, Actus Reus, A Rumor Of War, The Delirium Effect, The Earth Laid Bare, Artica, and Wave Painter.

Cane Hill Premiere New Song “A Form Of Protest”

Cane Hill have premiered a new song titled “A Form Of Protest.” The band commented:

“‘A Form Of Protest‘ is our first release of a new era for Cane Hill. It marks the transition between what we’ve been to what we will become. Poised in rage and frustration caused by ‘the powers that be,’ this song welcomes you into our relentless and uncompromising future.”