My Chemical Romance Announce New Zealand Show

My Chemical Romance will be performing at The Outer Fields in Western Springs, NZ on March 25. Jimmy Eat World, Midnight Youth, and Miss June will open. This is My Chemical Romance’s fifth reunion show to be announced. Here’s their current schedule:

12/20 Los Angeles, CA – Shrine Expo Hall
03/20 Melbourne, AUS – Download Festival
03/21 Sydney, AUS – Download Festival
03/25 Western Springs, NZ – The Outer Fields
03/29 Tokyo, JAP – Download Festival

My Chemical Romance, The Offspring, Evanescence, Etc. Set For Download Festival Japan

The initial lineup has been revealed for the Download Festival in Japan. The event will take place at the Makuhari Messe near Tokyo, Japan on March 29 and it will feature: My Chemical Romance, The Offspring, Evanescence, Jimmy Eat World, In Flames, and At The Gates.

My Chemical Romance, Deftones, Etc. Set For 2020 Australian Download Festival Shows

The first set of bands have been revealed for the 2020 Download Festival events in Australia. The Melbourne show will be held at the Showgrounds on March 20, while the Sydney show will be held at Parramatta Park on March 21. Here’s the lineup: My Chemical Romance, Deftones, Jimmy Eat World, Clutch, Ministry, In Flames, Testament, Carcass, Alestorm, Lacuna Coil, Hands Like Houses, In Hearts Wake, The Hu, Baroness, Ne Obliviscaris, Bodyjar, New Years Day, Clowns, Venom Prison, Skynd, Thornhill, Disentomb, Stand Atlantic, Plini, Redhook, and Dregg.

Guns N’ Roses, Nine Inch Nails, Blink-182, White Zombie, Limp Bizkit, Etc. Master Recordings Reportedly Lost In 2008 UMG Fire

The New York Times recently shared a report on the 2008 fire at Universal Studios Hollywood that reportedly exposed the fact that numerous master recordings were destroyed. Now, the publication has followed up with a much larger list of affected artists. They include: Aerosmith, Audioslave, Nuno Bettencourt, Blink-182, Boston, Coverdale/Page, The Damned, Eagles, Extreme, Peter Frampton, Guns N’ Roses, Hole, Iron Butterfly, Jawbreaker, Jimmy Eat World, Kansas, Krokus, Limp Bizkit, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Duff McKagan, Meat Loaf, Nazareth, Night Ranger, Nine Inch Nails, Nirvana, No Doubt, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, Iggy Pop, Primus, Puddle Of Mudd, R.E.M., Soundgarden, Steppenwolf, Styx, Sublime, Temple Of The Dog, Tesla, Voivod, Whitesnake, Weezer, White Zombie, Y&T, Rob Zombie, and tons more. Many artists were unaware about their masters being lost and a number of them have filed a suit against UMG for breach of contract since the recordings weren’t properly secured and preserved. They are seeking damages in excess of $100 million. You can read more HERE.

Memphis May Fire, Sleeping With Sirens, Etc. To Be Featured On New Rock Sound Covers Album

Rock Sound will be releasing a new covers album titled “Worship And Tributes: Volume II” as part of their 250th issue. You can find the details for that release, along with some teasers below. You can also pre-order it HERE.

Track Listing:

01. Real Friends – “Duality” (Slipknot cover)
02. WSTR – “Gives You Hell” (The All-American Rejects cover)
03. Deaf Havana – “The Fight Song” (Marilyn Manson cover)
04. Stand Atlantic – “MakeDamnSure” (Taking Back Sunday cover)
05. The Faim – “Ride” (Twenty One Pilots cover)
06. Waterparks – “Beating Heart Baby” (Head Automatica cover)
07. Seaway – “A Praise Chorus” (Jimmy Eat World cover)
08. Set It Off – “Feeling This” (blink-182 cover)
09. Sleeping With Sirens – “Machinehead” (Bush cover)
10. Our Last Night – “High Hopes” (Panic! At The Disco cover)
11. Grandson – “Maria” (Rage Against The Machine cover)
12. Memphis May Fire – “Faint” (Linkin Park cover)
13. As It Is – “Drown” (Bring Me The Horizon cover)

[via The PRP]

Prophets Of Rage, Weezer, Five Finger Death Punch, Etc. Set For 2018 Montebello Rockfest

The lineup has been revealed for the 2018 Montebello Rockfest. The event will take place in Montebello, QC on June 14-16, and it will include all of the following: Prophets Of Rage, Weezer, Five Finger Death Punch, Godsmack, Tenacious D, A Day To Remember, Lamb Of God, Jimmy Eat World, Stone Temple Pilots, Sum 41, Rancid, Dropkick Murphys, Flogging Molly, All Time Low, The Used, Lagwagon, Millencolin, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Streetlight Manifesto, Steel Panther, Dimmu Borgir, Venom, Cannibal Corpse, Motionless In White, Atreyu, Propagandhi (performing on the no sponsors night), The Toy Dolls, Henry Rollins, The Exploited, GBH, Slipknot‘s M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan, Story Of The Year, Suicide Silence, Every Time I Die, Raised Fist, We Came As Romans, The Story So Far, Reset, Les Marmottes Aplaties, Groovy Aardvark, Mononc Serge, Rymz, Deadly Apples, DJ Yella of NWA, Municipal Waste, Unearth, The Faceless, Comeback Kid, First Blood, Counterparts, The Plot In You, Guttermouth, Mustard Plug, Bigwig, Misconduct, Days N Daze, Brown, Orloge Simard, Les Bons A Rien, Mudie, Ukko, The Horny Bitches, Story Untold, Insurrection, Selfish Things, U-Seed, Les Chiens Sales, Morgan, Beyond Creation, Never Again, Pressive, and Ninjas & Aliens.

Queens Of The Stone Age, Circa Survive, Etc. Set For 2018 Shaky Knees Festival

The lineup has been revealed for the 2018 Shaky Knees festival. The event will take place on May 4-6 at Central Park in Atlanta, GA, and it will include: Queens Of The Stone Age, Circa Survive, Tenacious D, Andrew W.K., Rival Sons, Greta Van Fleet, Jack White, The Distillers, Jimmy Eat World, All Time Low, The Menzingers, and more. The full lineup can be seen in the below Instagram post: