Deftones, Faith No More, System Of A Down, Etc. Confirmed For 2021 Hellfest Open Air Festival

The lineup has been confirmed for the 2021 Hellfest Open Air festival in Clisson, France. The event will take place on June 18-20, 2021 and it will feature a majority of the bands that were previously booked for the scrapped 2020 edition.

Lineup:

June 18:

Mainstage 01:

Deftones
Dropkick Murphys
Opeth
Leprous
Soen
Ego Kill Talent
Frog Leap

Mainstage 02:

Volbeat
The Offspring
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes
Ghostemane
The Distillers
The Inspector Cluzo
Danko Jones
The Wildhearts
Laura Cox

Temple Stage:

Mayhem
Abbath
Rotting Christ
Primordial
The Great Old Ones
Seth
Mephorash
Numen
Tremplin Voice Of Hell

Altar Stage:

Obituary
At The Gates
Death DTA
Entombed A.D.
Grave
Cadaver
Necrowretch
Tremplin Voice Of Hell

Warzone Stage:

Suicidal Tendencies
Powerflo
Youth Of Today
Dog Eat Dog
Slapshot
Cro-Mags
Higher Power
In Other Climes

Valley Stage:

Electric Wizard
Baroness
OM
Witchcraft
Black Mountain
Elder
ASG
Greenleaf
Abrahma

June 19:

Mainstage 01:

Faith No More
Puscifer
Rival Sons
Heaven Shall Burn
Northlane
Crystal Lake
Fire From The Gods

Mainstage 02:

Deep Purple
Airbourne
Steel Panther
Alestorm
The Darkness
L7
The Dead Daisies
Galactic Empire

Temple Stage:

Wardruna
The Hu
Ensiferum
Taake
Kampfar
Einjerjer
Helheim
Aktarium
Artus

Altar Stage:

Sepultura
Sacred Reich
Flotsam And Jetsam
Loudblast
Exciter
Xentrix
Rectal Smegma
Brutal Sphincter
Karras

Warzone Stage:

Social Distortion
The Toy Dolls
Agnostic Front
Reverent Horton Heat
Anti-Flag
Frustration
Guerilla Poubelle
Lion’s Law
Grade 2

Valley Stage:

Envy
Mono & The Jo Quail Quartet
John Garcia & The Band Of Gold
High On Fire
Pelican
Me And That Man
The Picturebooks
Duel
Point Mort

June 20:

Mainstage 01:

System Of A Down
Korn
Maximum The Hormone
Jinjer
Lacuna Coil
Kontrust
Deadly Apples

Mainstage 02:

Judas Priest
Running Wild
Down
Michael Schenker
Doro
Delain
Sortilege
Battle Beast
Tempt

Temple Stage:

Watain
Alcest
Belzebubs
Borknagar
Gaahls Wyrd
Regarde Les Hommes Tomber
Numenorean
Penitence Onirique
Deliverance

Altar Stage:

Devin Townsend (by request set)
Dying Fetus
Misery Index
Ingested
Dyscarnate
Exocrine

Warzone Stage:

Walls Of Jericho
While She Sleeps
Deez Nuts
Jesus Piece
Moscow Death Brigade
Rotting Out
Landmvrks
Wolfpack

Valley Stage:

Killing Joke
Perturbator
Life Of Agony
3TEETH
Hangman’s Chair
Twin Temple
Inter Arma
Lysistrata
Ecstatic Vision

Jaz Coleman (Killing Joke) Launches New Project Black & Red

Jaz Coleman (Killing Joke) has collaborated with Ondrej Smeykal on a new project called Black & Red. Their debut single, “On The Day The Earth Went Mad,” is available digitally and on 10-inch vinyl.

Coleman said the following about the project:

“The Black & Red project was born in Australia in 2010 when I set out to find the greatest virtuoso of the didgeridoo, only to find the maestro of the instrument resided in Prague where I lived. Upon my return to Czech Rep, I was introduced to Ondrej Smeykal. We ended up not just developing an ancient instrument but recording the Black & Red project (adding only Indian Harmonium) and an explosive duo was formed which could recreate the recording live perfectly. The funny thing is Black & Red only made sense after lockdown.”

He also added:

“A complex geometry was discovered in the shape of a dodecahedron linking major sacred sites around the world, which I considered appropriate considering the project’s development of the didgeridoo — a 20,000-year-old instrument used by the Australian aborigines to activate the earth grid (referred to as song lines). The aboriginal people were amongst the last cultures to follow the song lines and literally sang the power places alive up until 1944. Secondly, the project title perfectly encapsulated my personal homage to Pythagoras who did not hesitate to influence the mind and body in what he termed as ‘musical medicine’ (expounded on in detail in his seminal work ‘Music Of The Spheres’). Thus the hermetic tradition was adopted as a logical approach to the aforementioned challenge as it is most likely that the Pythagorean mystery school derived its knowledge of the healing power of music from the Egyptians who attributed the God-form Hermes (Thoth) as the founder of their art (the Egyptians confined their sacred songs to the seven primary sounds and planets, forbidding any other to be uttered in their temples).”

[via Blabbermouth]

Faith No More, Deftones, Etc. Set For 2020 Sunstroke Festival

The lineup has been revealed for the 2020 Sunstroke Festival. The event will take place at the Punchestown Racecourse near Naas, Ireland on June 13-14 and it will feature the following: Faith No More, Deftones, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Gojira, Killing Joke, Black Veil Brides, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Neck Deep, Bowling For Soup, The Hu, Refused, At The Gates, Helmet, PUP, Skindred, While She Sleeps, Northlane, Fanclub, Dinosaur Pile-Up, The Scratch, Loathe, Bitch Falcon, Paranoid Visions, John, Thumper, Hot Milk, Vulpynes, Senzar, Tempt, Wargasm, Dead Label, Greyface, Chaos 8, and Slrydes.

Deftones, Faith No More, System Of A Down, Etc. Set For 2020 Hellfest

The lineup has been revealed for the 2020 Hellfest Open Air Festival. The event will be held in Clisson, France on June 19-21 and the daily stage lineups can be found below.

June 19:

Mainstage 01: Deftones, Incubus, Opeth, Leprous, Ego Kill Talent, Soen, and Frog Leap

Mainstage 02: Volbeat, The Offspring, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, The Inspector Cluzo, Ghostemane, Danko Jones, The Wildhearts, and Laura Cox.

Altar Stage: Obituary, Death DTA, At The Gates, Entombed A.D., Grave, Unleashed, Cadaver, Necrowretch, and Tremplin Voice Of Hell.

Temple Stage: Mayhem, Abbath, Rotting Christ, Primordial, The Great Old Ones, Seth, Mephorash, Numen, and Tremplin Voice Of Hell.

Valley Stage: Electric Wizard, Baroness, OM, Witchcraft, Black Mountain, Elder, ASG, Greenleaf, and Ecstatic Vision.

Warzone Stage: Body Count, Suicidal Tendencies, Powerflo, Youth Of Today, Dog Eat Dog, Slapshot, Jesus Piece, Higher Power, and In Other Climes.

June 20:

Mainstage 01: Faith No More, Infectious Grooves, Alter Bridge, Heaven Shall Burn, Thy Art Is Murder, Crystal Lake, and Fire From The Gods.

Mainstage 02: Deep Purple, Airbourne, Steel Panther, Alestorm, The Darkness, Last In Line, L7, The Dead Daises, and Galactic Empire.

Altar Stage: Sepultura, Sacred Reich, Flotsam And Jetsam, Exciter, Loudblast, Xentrix, Rectal Smegma, Brutal Sphincter, and Karras.

Temple Stage: Wardruna, The Hu, Ensiferum, Taake, Kamppfar, Einjerjer, Helheim, Aktarium, and Artus.

Valley Stage: Envy, Mono & The Jo Quail Quartet, John Garcia & The Band Of Gold, High On Fire, Pelican, Me And That Man, The Picturebooks, Duel, and Point Mort.

Warzone Stage: Social Distortion, The Toy Dolls, Agnostic Front, Reverent Horton Heat, Anti-Flag, Frustration, Guerilla Poubelle, Lion’s Law, and Grade 2.

June 21:

Mainstage 01: System Of A Down, Korn, Maximum The Hormone, BABYMETAL, Jinjer, Lacuna Coil, Kontrust, and Deadly Apples.

Mainstage 02: Judas Priest, Running Wild, Down, Michael Schenker, Doro, Delain, Sortilege, Battle Beast, and Tempt.

Altar Stage: Devin Townsend, Meshuggah, The Black Dahlia Murder, Periphery, Dying Fetus, Misery Index, Ingested, Dyscarnate, and Exocrine.

Temple Stage: Watain, Alcest, Belzebubs, Borknagar, Gaahls Wyrd, Regarde Les Hommes Tomber, Numenorean, Penitence Onirique, and Deliverance.

Valley Stage: Killing Joke, Perturbator, Life Of Agony, 3TEETH, Hangman’s Chair, Twin Temple, Inter Arma, Lysistrata, and Abrahma.

Warzone Stage: Walls Of Jericho, August Burns Red, While She Sleeps, Lionheart, Rotting Out, Landmarks, Moscow Death Brigade, and Wolfpack.

Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Korn, Disturbed, Etc. Set For 2020 Graspop Metal Meeting

The lineup has been revealed for the 2020 Graspop Metal Meeting festival. The event will take place in Dessel, Belgium on June 18-21 and it will feature: Airbourne, Alcest, Alestorm, Alter Bridge, Amorphis, Anathema, Anti-Flag, August Burns Red, Babymetal, Battle Beast, Beyond The Black, Body Count, Boston Manor, Bury Tomorrow, Chelsea Grin, Creeper, Deep Purple, Deez Nuts, Deftones, Dimmu Borgir, Disillusion, Disturbed, Dog Eat Dog, Dool, Down, Dream State, Dying Fetus, Enter Shikari, Exciter, Fields Of The Nephilim, Foreigner, Fu Manchu, Gaahls Wyrd, Good Riddance, Heathen, Heaven Shall Burn, High On Fire, In Extremo, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Kadavar, Killing Joke, Killswitch Engage, Korn, Lagwagon, M.O.D., Mayhem, Me And That Man, Mercyful Fate, Mispyrming, Motionless In White, My Dying Bride, Naglfar, Obituary, Of Mice & Men, Opeth, Our Survival Depends On Us, P.O.D., Paradise Lost, Powerflo, Powerwolf, Sacred Reich, Sepultura, Shvpes, Silverstein, Slapshot, Soen, Steel Panther, The Great Old Ones, The Offspring, The Vintage Caravan, Thunder, Tribulation, Vltimas, Wayward Sons, and Wednesday 13.

Tool Announce North American Tour With Killing Joke

Tool have announced a North American tour with Killing Joke. The band will be touring in support of their new album “Fear Inoculum,” which is available now.

Tour Dates:

10/13 Sacramento, CA – Aftershock Festival
10/15 Denver, CO – Pepsi Center
10/18 Salt Lake City, UT – Vivint Smart Home Arena
10/20 Los Angeles, CA – Staples Center
10/21 Los Angeles, CA – Staples Center
10/23 Glendale, AZ – Gila River Arena
10/25 San Antonio, TX – AT&T Center
10/27 Houston, TX – Toyota Center
10/29 Tulsa, OK – BOK Center
10/31 Milwaukee, WI – Fiserv Forum
11/02 Indianapolis, IN – Banker’s Life Fieldhouse
11/03 Chicago, IL – United Center
11/05 Cincinnati, OH – US Bank Arena
11/06 Cleveland, OH – Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse
11/08 Pittsburgh, PA – PPG Paints Arena
11/09 Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena
11/11 Toronto, ON – Scotiabank Arena
11/12 Toronto, ON – Scotiabank Arena
11/14 Boston, MA – TD Garden
11/16 Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
11/18 Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
11/19 Brooklyn, NY – Barclay’s Center
11/21 Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Casino Arena
11/22 Atlantic City, NJ – Boardwalk Hall
11/24 Raleigh, NC – PNC Arena
11/25 Washington, DC – Capitol One Arena

Incubus, Blink-182, Bullet For My Valentine, Underoath, Etc. Set For 2018 Riot Fest

The initial lineup has been revealed for the 2018 Riot Fest in Chicago, IL. The event will take place on September 14-16 at Douglas Park, and it will include: Blink-182, Beck, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Incubus, Young The Giant, Interpol, Blondie, Alkaline Trio, Father John Misty, Jerry Lee Lewis, Dropkick Murphys, Bleachers, Atmosphere, Flogging Molly, Cypress Hill, Bad Religion, Underoath, Matt And Kim, The Jesus Lizard, Sum 41, The Voidz, The Front Bottoms, Twin Peaks, K.Flay, Suicidal Tendencies, Bullet For My Valentine, Clutch, The Wonder Years, Digable Planets, Liz Phair, Cat power, Gary Numan, Killing Joke, Hot Snakes, Wolfmother, Moose Blood, SWMRS, Johnny Marr, Superchunk, JD McPherson, Reignwolf, Lagwagon, Pussy Riot, Fear, Andrew W.K., Gwar, The Aquabats, Hobo Johnson & The Lovemakers, Face To Face, The Exploited, The Bouncing Souls, Dillinger Four, Conflict, Piebald, Adolescents, The Avengers, Cobra Skulls, Health, Calpurnia, Kevin Devine, The Frights, The Districts, Arkells, The Audition, Spitalfield, Flor, Speet Ortiz, Bully, Lower Class Crats, Total Chaos, The Fever 333, Direct Hit!, Mom Jeans, Mannequin Pussy, Pronoun, Beach Goons, The Bombpops, Badflower, Save Face, Super Whatevr, Beach Bunny, No Small Children, and Hellzapoppin Circus Sideshow Revue.

Killing Joke Announce “Laugh At Your Peril” 40th Anniversary World Tour

Killing Joke have announced the dates for their “Laugh At Your Peril” 40th anniversary tour. You can check those out below. With this news, the group have also announced that they will be releasing a limited edition career-spanning flight case. It will come with 16 colored double vinyls, headphones, a signed lyric book, and assorted pieces of art. A CD version is also available as well. Pre-orders can be found HERE.

Frontman Jaz Coleman commented:

“Forty years ago this summer I met Big Paul. One year later, we released our first EP. Our 40th-anniversary celebrations will therefore be stretched over two years and begin with a world tour, parties and talks by Youth and myself, a new magnum opus by Killing Joke, who is, after all this time, recognized as one of the most innovative and influential bands of all time. Love is the law. Let the festivities begin!”

Bassist Youth added:

“Forty years in the wilderness… Thought that was supposed to be 40 days. As Jaz reminds me, ‘Survival is success,’ and although the band have never been fiscally fat commercially, it has allowed us to have incredible lives, both individually and collectively, and we have created a very rich wealth of uncompromising music. It’s a legacy that spans four decades… 40 years of spine-tingling, uncompromising beautiful noise. The band continue to inspire and bludgeon down the bullshit in the world into a white-hot, blast furnace dub of unrelenting passion, a roller-coaster, white-knuckle punch in the face of beautiful agony/reality and timeless cosmic joy and soul.

To commit to the creative beauty and vision you have as an artist is an almost perverse way to live a life and the cost and consequences are immense… yet this is how we inform ourselves as a society of what is real and important in a world of fake news and fake emotions. Like Shiva dancing the world into existence, we are all simultaneously destroying and creating every moment of our reality. It is not through politics that the world is changed but through art. Art alone can tell us who we really are — emotionally, intellectually and physically — far better than anything else. That is why we have committed so much, for so long to this one idea… Killing Joke. Thanks to all the fans and gatherers that have supported and joined us in this endless quest.”

Tour Dates:

Sep. 01 – Studio Seven – Seattle, WA
Sep. 02 – Star Theater – Portland, OR
Sep. 04 – DNA Lounge – San Francisco, CA
Sep. 05 – Regent Theater – Los Angeles, CA
Sep. 07 – Oriental Theater – Denver, CO
Sep. 09 – Skully’s Music Diner – Columbus, OH
Sep. 10 – Soundstage – Baltimore, MD
Sep. 11 – The Paradise – Boston, MA
Sep. 12 – Irving Plaza – New York, NY
Sep. 17 – Granada Theater – Dallas, TX
Sep. 18 – The Mohawk – Austin, TX
Sep. 19 – Warehouse Live – Houston, TX
Sep. 21 – Lunario del Auditorio Nacional – Mexico City, Mexico
Sep. 23 – Carioca Club – Sao Paolo, Brasil
Sep. 24 – Roxy Live – Buenos Aires, Argentina
Sep. 27 – Blondie – Santiago, Chile
Sep. 29 – Cocos – Lima, Peru
Oct. 15 – Markthalle – Hamburg, Germany
Oct. 16 – Neue Theaterfabrik – Munich, Germany
Oct. 17 – E-Werk (Erlangen) – Hamburg, Germany
Oct. 19 – Huxleys – Berlin, Germany
Oct. 20 – Stodola – Warsaw, Poland
Oct. 21 – The Roxy – Prague, Czech Republic
Oct. 22 – Bratislava – Majestic Music Club, Slovakia
Oct. 23 – Durer Kert – Budapest, Hungary
Oct. 25 – Campus Industry – Parma, Italy
Oct. 26 – L’Usine / PTR – Geneva, Switzerland
Oct. 27 – Cabaret Sauvage – Paris, France
Oct. 28 – Live Music Hall – Cologne, Germany
Oct. 30 – Da Roma – Antwerp, Belgium
Oct. 31 – Melkweg – Amsterdam, Netherlands
Nov. 02 – Rock City – Nottingham, UK
Nov. 03 – O2 Academy – Leeds, UK
Nov. 04 – Northumbria University – Newcastle, UK
Nov. 06 – Barrowland – Glasgow, UK
Nov. 07 – Manchester Academy – Manchester, UK
Nov. 09 – The Institute (The O2) – Birmingham, UK
Nov. 10 – O2 Academy – Bristol, UK
Nov. 11 – Guildhall – Southampton, UK
Nov. 13 – Corn Exchange – Cambridge, UK
Nov. 14 – UEA – Norwich, UK
Nov. 16 – O2 Academy – Oxford, UK
Nov. 17 – Roundhouse – London, UK