Mammoth WVH Added To 2021 Aftershock Festival

Wolfgang Van Halen’s Mammoth WVH project has been added to the 2021 Aftershock Festival. That event will take place at Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA on October 7-10 and the updated daily lineups can be found below:

October 7: Limp Bizkit, Parkway Drive, Testament, Hatebreed, Exodus, Knocked Loose, and Fit For A King.

October 8: Metallica, Rancid, Volbeat, Seether, +LIVE+, Skillet, Suicidal Tendencies, Avatar, Pop Evil, Butcher Babies, Des Rocs, Ayron Jones, Crobot, Cleopatrick, Ego Kill Talent, Crown Lands, UnityTX, and Contracult Collective.

October 9: My Chemical Romance, The Offspring, Machine Gun Kelly, Gojira, Anthrax, Killswitch Engage, Asking Alexandria, Body Count, Badflower, Thursday, L7, Atreyu, Bones UK, South Of Eden, The Black Moods, Another Day Dawns, and American Teeth.

October 10: Metallica, Social Distortion, Rise Against, Mastodon, Pennywise, The Pretty Reckless, Black Veil Brides, Steel Panther, Yelawolf, Mammoth WVH, Grandson, From Ashes To New, Alien Weaponry, Law, The Blue Stones, The Contortionist, Higher Power, Creeper, and The Cold Stares.

Limp Bizkit, Rancid, The Offspring, Etc. Added To 2021 Aftershock Festival

A bunch of bands have been added to the 2021 Aftershock Festival. The event will take place at Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA on October 7-10 and the updated daily lineups can be found below:

October 7: Limp Bizkit, Parkway Drive, Testament, Hatebreed, Exodus, Knocked Loose, and Fit For A King.

October 8: Metallica, Rancid, Volbeat, Seether, +LIVE+, Skillet, Suicidal Tendencies, Avatar, Pop Evil, Butcher Babies, Des Rocs, Ayron Jones, Crobot, Cleopatrick, Ego Kill Talent, Crown Lands, UnityTX, and Contracult Collective.

October 9: My Chemical Romance, The Offspring, Machine Gun Kelly, Gojira, Anthrax, Killswitch Engage, Asking Alexandria, Body Count, Badflower, Thursday, L7, Atreyu, Bones UK, South Of Eden, The Black Moods, Another Day Dawns, and American Teeth.

October 10: Metallica, Social Distortion, Rise Against, Mastodon, Pennywise, The Pretty Reckless, Black Veil Brides, Steel Panther, Yelawolf, Grandson, From Ashes To New, Alien Weaponry, Law, The Blue Stones, The Contortionist, Higher Power, Creeper, and The Cold Stares.

Limp Bizkit, Five Finger Death Punch, Rise Against, Etc. Set For 2021 Rebel Rock Fest

The initial lineup has been revealed for the 2021 Rebel Rock Fest. The event will take place at the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando, FL on September 24-26 and the daily lineups can be found below:

September 24: Limp Bizkit, Parkway Drive, Skillet, Motionless In White, Pop Evil, Hatebreed, Finger Eleven, Knocked Loose, Fit For A King, DED, Light The Torch, Saul, September Mourning, Dirty Machine, and Fighting Giants.

September 25: Five Finger Death Punch, Legends Of Wu-Tang, I Prevail, Killswitch Engage, Body Count, DevilDriver, Attila, Escape The Fate, Nonpoint, Cold, Fame On Fire, Falling Through April, and Farewell To Fear.

September 26: Rise Against, The Used, Sevendust, Anti-Flag, All That Remains, Suicide Silence, Brett Scallions (Fuel), Carnifex, Spite, Stitched Up Heart, Islander, Dropout Kings, Rising Up Angry, and Below 7.

Parkway Drive Announce Rescheduled Dates For North American Tour With Hatebreed, Knocked Loose, & Fit For A King

Parkway Drive have announced the rescheduled dates for their North American tour with Hatebreed, Knocked Loose, and Fit For A King. The trek is now set to take place in September 2021.

Tour Dates:

09/09 Columbus, OH – Express Live
09/11 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
09/12 Detroit, MI – The Masonic
09/14 St. Paul, MN – Myth Live
09/15 Chicago, IL – Wintrust Arena
09/17 Laval, QC – Place Bell
09/18 Worcester, MA – Palladium Outdoors
09/21 Baltimore, MD – UMBC Event Center
09/23 Charlotte, NC – Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
09/24 Orlando, FL – Rebel Rock Festival
09/25 Atlanta, GA – Coca-Cola Roxy
09/29 Irving, TX – Toyota Music Factory
10/03 Denver, CO – Mission Ballroom

Parkway Drive commented:

“We were supposed to start our Viva The Underdogs North American Revolution tour in just three days, but as Winston stated earlier, we are rescheduling to 2021. Our team has worked extremely hard to get the new shows on the calendar and we are very grateful and pleased that we will be coming back in September 2021!

Unfortunately, it was inevitable that some shows had to be cancelled, which we very much regret. We will be adding more dates in the near future, but can’t disclose at the moment. LA, we haven’t forgot our promise to you either…

Stay safe and take care of each other,
Winston, Luke, Jeff, Ben and Jia“

Rescheduled Dates Announced For Madball, Knocked Loose, Harm’s Way, Etc. European Tour

The rescheduled dates have been announced for the European “Rebellion Tour.” The trek will take place early next year and it will feature: Madball, Knocked Loose, Harm’s Way, Siberian Meatgrinder, Hawser, and Dagger Threat. Here’s the new dates:

02/26 Pirmasens, GER – Quasimodo
02/27 Maastricht, NET – Muziekgieterij
02/28 Chemnitz, GER – AJZ
03/01 Wroclaw, POL – Klub Pralnia
03/02 Vienna, AUT – Arena
03/03 Berlin, GER – SO36
03/04 Hannover, GER – Kultuzentrum Faust
03/05 Essen, GER – Westadthalle
03/06 Schweinfurt, GER – Stadtbahnhof
03/07 Aarau, SWI – Kiff

Eastwood (Knocked Loose) Premiere New Songs “Two Story Window” And “False Start“

Eastwood, the band featuring Knocked Loose guitarist Cole Crutchfield, have announced that they will be releasing a new album titled “It Never Gets Easy” on September 18. You can find two songs from the effort, “Two Story Window” and “False Start“ (feat. Microwave’s Nathan Hardy), below. Crutchfield commented:

“I think that people might be caught off-guard by this album, and I hope they are, because I want to smash that cliché that if you’re into death metal or hardcore you can’t play or listen to other kinds of music.”

Body Count, Trivium, Fit For An Autopsy, Etc. Members To Take Part In “We Can Do Better: Words From The Underground” Charity Event

Will Putney (Fit For An Autopsy, END) has announced a special livestreamed charity event for the American Civil Liberties Union. The virtual event, which is being called “We Can Do Better: Words From The Underground,” will take place on June 14 at 9am PDT/12pm EDT and it will find musicians, labels, producers, etc. taking part in discussions and various giveaways.

The following participants have been confirmed:

  • Ice-T (Body Count)
  • Keith Buckley (Every Time I Die)
  • Bryan Garris (Knocked Loose)
  • Matt Heafy (Trivium)
  • Kurt Ballou (Converge, God City)
  • Andrew Marsh (Thy Art Is Murder)
  • Tom Williams (Stray From The Path)
  • Scott Vogel (Terror)
  • Todd Jones (Nails)
  • Buddy Nielson (Senses Fail)
  • Alan Day and Dan O’Connor (Four Year Strong)
  • Josh Smith (Northlane)
  • Doc Coyle (Bad Wolves, God Forbid)
  • Anthony Martini (E-Town Concrete, Commission)
  • Patrick Sheridan (Fit For An Autopsy)
  • Brendan Garrone (Incendiary)
  • James Pligge (Harms Way)
  • Brendan Murphy (Counterparts, END)
  • Ethan Harrison (Great American Ghost)
  • Mark Lewis (Producer)
  • Anthony DiDio (Vein)
  • Monte Conner (Nuclear Blast)
  • Justin Louden (Closed Casket Activities)
  • Carl Severson (Ferret, Good Fight Music)
  • Equal Vision Records
  • Pure Noise Records
  • Nuclear Blast
  • Relapse Records
  • Closed Casket Activities
  • Good Fight Entertainment
  • Ferret Records
  • Liquid Metal
  • Metal Injection
  • Evil Greed

Putney commented:

“To be honest I was initially torn about doing this. The distaste and rage I have for our systemic issues in this country are more palpable than they ever have been. But I am NOT the voice of the oppressed, and I would never pretend to be.

What I can do is sit down with my fellow artists, friends, peers, and heroes alike and start a conversation about what we CAN do to support institutions for positive change, because something HAS to change. And the money that will roll in from this event will go to the experts. The ACLU. The Civil Rights organization that has fought for the purest form of free speech, justice, and equality for ONE HUNDRED YEARS (let one hundred years sink in for a second). The work that they are heavily involved in today aims to tackle these systemic issues.

The artists who will appear on this livestream come from different corners of life, different upbringings, different tax brackets. Naturally, some people are more comfortable expressing their opinions and beliefs to the public than others. I ask that you do not expect fire and brimstone from everyone, and do not scorn those who’d like to have a lighthearted conversation about music. The act of participating and donating sought after items to a worthy charity should be enough for you to understand their intentions.

This raffle will be one for the books. Extremely rare items, tons of merch, test presses and limited vinyl, music gear, it goes on and on. A lot of those involved are bringing something special and I truly thank them for parting with sacred items.

The link is live to start donating now. We will be announcing more details and giveaways soon.

http://www.soundrink.live

If you’d like to participate on any level just message me.

Go big or go home.”

Wall Of Death Breaks Out During Knocked Loose’s Virtual Minecraft Concert

Knocked Loose recently played a virtual Minecraft show as part of Block By Blockwest and the gamers watching the set decided to break into a wall of death. You can see footage of that below:

[via Metal Injection]

Motionless In White Officially Cancel Tour With Knocked Loose, Stick To Your Guns, & Ovtlier

Motionless In White have officially cancelled their U.S. tour with Knocked Loose, Stick To Your Guns, and Ovtlier due to the coronavirus pandemic. The band are still planning to rebook the trek at some point, but they decided to cancel it for the time being so fans can get refunds.

Motionless In White said the following:

“U.S MIW Fans –

After processing the information our band and team have been receiving regarding the uncertain future of live events in the near future, as well as factoring in refund policies from various ticketing companies, we have decided to mark the Black & Blue Tour as “canceled” for the time being.

We fully plan to rebook the tour as early as we can once we start to see live events returning around the world. Though this is a tough decision, considering it “canceled” now allows you to collect refunds and that is what we feel is the best course of action.

We hope that everyone is staying healthy and sane right now. We are looking forward to finally getting back on the road to see you.”

Motionless In White Postpone Tour With Knocked Loose, Stick To Your Guns, & Ovtlier

Motionless In White have postponed their U.S. tour with Knocked Loose, Stick To Your Guns, and Ovtlier due to the coronavirus pandemic. The trek will be rescheduled later this year.

Motionless In White commented:

“MIW Fans:

We regret to inform you that due to the escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are forced to postpone our upcoming Black And Blue Tour to a different timeframe this year. New dates will be announced as soon as we receive the go-ahead from promoters.

We have been waiting as long as we could to see what our options were before making this call, but unfortunately, after talking with venues and promoters, we have no choice. As always, the forefront of our attention in this situation is based on the safety of both the bands and attending fans. As much as we are saddened by the news, we support the actions that are being taken around the world to try and prevent the spread of the virus.

Ticket holders, your tickets will be honored at the future dates. VIP holders, you will be receiving an email this week from LTD regarding your options with your VIP purchase, but as the ticket holders, your VIP’s will also be honored at the future dates.

As for the fans asking about our European and Australian tours in June and July, we unfortunately also found out today that Download has been canceled. We are now awaiting more information on the rest of the festivals and shows. If we can be there, we’ll be there. We will let you know as soon as we know in the coming weeks.

Lastly, we would just like to send a massive thank you to anyone out there that works under the essential business umbrella who are still out there working hard and have been dealing with the close contact risks associated with your job. We appreciate you!

Thank you. We’ll see you in the summer.

– MIW”