Jane’s Addiction, Deftones, Eagles Of Death Metal, Ghost, Etc. Set For 2016 Shaky Knees Festival

The lineup has been revealed for the 2016 Shaky Knees Music Festival. The festival will take place at the Centennial Olympic Park & International Plaza in Atlanta, GA, on May 13-15, and will incluide: Jane’s Addiction (performing “Ritual de lo Habitual“), Deftones, Ghost, Eagles Of Death Metal, The Sword, Baroness, Kylesa, At The Drive-In, and more.


Jimmy Eat World, Florence + The Machine, Imagine Dragons, Etc. Contribute To Eagles Of Death Metal’s Covers Campaign

Eagle Of Death Metal recently announced their “Play It Forward” campaign, which was created to get other artists to cover “I Love You All The Time” to benefit the victims of the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris, France. So far, the following artists have contributed: Florence + The Machine (with The Maccabees), Kings Of Leon, Imagine Dragons, Ed Harcourt, Jimmy Eat World, Alain Johannes, My Morning Jacket, Mini Mansions, Savages, Sinner Sinners, The New Pacific, The Dean Ween Group, and r00ms. You can find all those covers at playitforwardeodm.com. The horrific attacks resulted in the deaths 0f over 100 people, including 89 at at the Bataclan, where Eagles Of Death Metal were playing.

Josh Homme (Eagles Of Death Metal, Queens Of The Stone Age) also added the following:

“I made a plea to artists and business people alike to come together to use our solidarity as proof that we are stronger together, and that we can make a difference. We are proud to be a little part of such a big group of talent and good will. We can’t thank these artists enough for their donations of talent, love, time, and compassion. Now, the Play It Forward Campaign is in the hands of the fans to help us make a difference, and to help those affected by this tragedy. Please listen, purchase, play, and enjoy – and know that every time you do, you’re doing the sweet stuff that makes that difference.”

Slipknot, Lamb Of God, Ghost, Foo Fighters, Etc. Nominated For 2016 Grammy Awards

The nominees have been announced for the 58th annual Grammy Award Show. The ceremony will take place February 15, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA and will be will air on CBS at 8 p.m. ET. You can see the rock/metal nominees below.


Best Metal Performance:

August Burns Red – “Identity”
Ghost – “Cirice”
Lamb Of God – “512″
Sevendust – “Thank You”
Slipknot – “Custer”

Best Rock Performance:

Alabama Shakes – “Don’t Wanna Fight”
Florence + The Machine – “What Kind Of Man”
Foo Fighters – “Something From Nothing”
Elle King – “Ex’s & Oh’s”
Wolf Alice – “Moaning Lisa Smile”

Best Rock Album:

James Bay – “Chaos and the Calm”
Death Cab for Cutie – “Kintsugi”
Highly Suspect – “Mister Asylum”
Muse – “Drones”
Slipknot – “5: The Gray Chapter”

Foo Fighters’ “Sonic Highways” was also nominated for best music film.