Mantar Premiere Video For Their Cover Of L7’s “Can I Run”

Mantar have premiered a new video for their cover of L7’s “Can I Run.” This track is from the band’s new covers album “Grungetown Hooligans II,“ which was officially released today (June 26).

The group commented:

“For the third single of Grungetown Hooligans II which finally drops worldwide today we’ve picked a rather dark yet powerful song. This song is called ‘Can I Run‘ and is originally from the mighty L7 who influenced us a whole lot when we were youngsters.

The lyrics are aggressive, hostile, sad, and most importantly from a female perspective. Violence against women makes us sick to our stomachs and we can’t even begin to imagine the circumstances that women and any persons who are regularly victims of violence and hate experience not only today, but throughout history.

Also we thought it is an appropriate statement for every single person asking us if we were gay for every picture of us holding hands or being somewhat affectionate towards each other. And even though being in a band with just one other person can often feel like a marriage, we are what you would consider “straight” men. Pretty much by accident. So who are we to speak up?

Well, we don´t really know, but who are we if we don’t?! So, sorry for the dark vibes on a Friday but we love the song, the band and you. And yes, Erinc ate the whole fucking cake. Peace.”

My Chemical Romance, Smashing Pumpkins, Run The Jewels, Etc. Set For 2021 Riot Fest

Riot Fest will not be taking place this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, the event will be returning to Douglas Park in Chicago, IL on September 16-19, 2021. Here’s the initial lineup: My Chemical Romance, Smashing Pumpkins, Run The Jewels, Pixies, Coheed And Cambria, Taking Back Sunday, Sublime With Rome, Dirty Heads, Lupe Fiasco (performing “The Cool“), Vic Mensa, The All-American Rejects, New Found Glory, Simple Plan, Gogol Bordello, Circle Jerks, Thrice, Circa Survive, K.Flay, Toots And The Maytals, Jawbox, Les Savy Fav, Best Coast, Bayside, L7, Meg Myers, Pup, Mayday Parade, Fever 333, Living Colour, Big Freedia, SWMRS, Beach Bunny, Alex G, Thursday, Saves The Day, Don Broco, Joywave, Hepcat, Fishbone, Boston Manor, The Sounds, White Lung, Kennyhoopla, Beach Goons, Meet Me @ The Altar, Radkey, Holy Fawn, and Chubby And The Gang.

Surviving Nirvana Members To Reunite At The Art Of Elysium “Heaven” Gala

Surviving Nirvana members Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Pat Smear will be reuniting during a special “Dave Grohl & Friends” set at The Art Of Elysium‘s annual “Heaven” gala. That event will take place on January 4 at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles, CA and it will also feature Beck, St. Vincent, Grohl’s daughter Violet, Cheap Trick, Marilyn Manson, and L7.

[via Blabbermouth]

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.

L7 Premiere “Burn Baby” Music Video, Reveal Details For New Album “Scatter The Rats”

L7 have premiered a new video for their new song “Burn Baby.” This track is from band’s new album “Scatter The Rats,” which will be released on May 3 via Joan Jett’s Blackheart Records. The effort will be the group’s first in 20 years.

“Scatter The Rats” Track Listing:

01. “Burn Baby”
02. “Fighting The Crave”
03. “Proto Prototype”
04. “Stadium West”
05. “Murky Water Cafe”
06. “Ouija Board Lies”
07. “Garbage Truck”
08. “Holding Pattern”
09. “Uppin’ The Ice”
10. “Cool About Easy”
11. “Scatter The Rats”

Rancid, Pennywise, Suicidal Tendencies, Etc. Set For The Bash Festival

The lineup has been revealed for The Bash Music & Craft Beer Festival. The event will be held in seven different cities and it will feature: Rancid, Pennywise, Suicidal Tendencies, and L7. The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Madball, H2O, Sharp Shock, and No!se will also perform at select shows. Here’s the dates:

05/11 Phoenix AZ – Margaret T. Hance Park (no Pennywise) (with The Mighty Mighty Bosstones & H2O)
05/12 Tucson AZ – Rillito Park Racetrack (with H2O)
06/02 Englishtown NJ – Old Bridge Township Raceway (with Madball)
06/08 Boise ID – Memorial Stadium
06/09 Tacoma WA – America’s Car Museum (with Noi!se)
06/15 Santa Clara CA – Santa Clara County Fairgrounds (with Sharp Shock)
06/16 Sacramento CA – Papa Murphy’s Park (with Sharp Shock)

L7 Launch PledgeMusic Campaign For New Album

After previously releasing two new songs, “Dispatch From Mar-a-Lago” and “I Came Back to Bitch,” L7 are now planning to release a full album. Pre-orders for the effort can be found at PledgeMusic. The band said the following:

“We’ve had such a blast hanging out, writing, and recording with each other again that we decided to keep the ball rolling. More song ideas have been flowing out of us every time we get together and play, so we’ve decided to make a full length album which we will record this year.”

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21 Bands Added To UK Download Festival

21 more bands have been added to the 2018 UK Download Festival. With this news, it was also revealed that a WWE NXT event will be held at the festival as well. The Download Festival will take place at Donington Park, UK on June 8-10, and it will now include all of the following: Avenged Sevenfold, Guns N’ Roses, Ozzy Osbourne, Bullet For My Valentine, Black Stone Cherry, Marilyn Manson, Volbeat, Thunder, Shinedown, Avatar, Black Veil Brides, Boston Manor, Cradle Of Filth, DragonForce, Hatebreed, In This Moment, Inglorious, Marmozets, Monster Truck, The Pink Slips, The Struts, The Temperance Movement, Whiskey Myers, You Me At Six, Parkway Drive, Rise Against, Hell Is For Heroes, BABYMETAL, Alexisonfire, Asking Alexandria, Andrew W.K., Body Count, Bury Tomorrow, CKY, Corrosion Of Conformity, Culture Abuse, Dead Cross, Greta Van Fleet, Jonathan Davis, Kreator, L7, Lawnmower Deth, Meshuggah, Miss May I, Nothing More, Powerflo, Starcrawler, Thrice, Turbonegro, Bad Religion, Neck Deep, The Hives, A, Being As An Ocean, Bad Cop/Bad Cop, Black Foxxes, Cancer Bats, Ded, Dream State, Ecca Vandal, Employed To Serve, Jamie Lenman, Less Than Jake, Mayday Parade, Milk Teeth, Puppy, Rolo Tomassi, Stick To Your Guns, Stray From The Path, Tigress, The Bottom Line, The Bronx, The Faim, The Maine, Woes, WSTR, TesseracT, Thy Art Is Murder, Baroness, All Them Witches, Anchor Lane, Blessthefall, Cellar Darling, Death Blooms, Emmure, Gold Key, Helpless, Higher Power, Igorrr, Knocked Loose, Koyo, Loathe, Malevolence, Myke Gray, Myrkur, No Hot Ashes, Plini, Savage Messiah, SHVPES, Sleep Token, Sun Arcana, The Hyena Kill, Von Hertzen Brothers, Wayward Sons, and Zeal & Ardor.

Rise Against, Suicidal Tendencies, Etc. Set For ’77 Montreal Festival

The initial lineup has been revealed for the ’77 Montreal festival at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, QC. The event will take place on July 27 and it will include: Rise Against, Suicidal Tendencies, Me First And The Gimmie Gimmies, Steve Ignorant With Paranoid Vision, CRASS, The Interrupters, Sick Of It All, L7, The Rezillos, The Planet Smashers, Satanic Surfers, Jeff Rosenstock, No Policy, D.O.A., Iron Chic, Seaway, Bishops Green, Les Fucking Raymond, and Pussy Stench.

L7 Premiere New Song “I Came Back To Bitch”

L7 have premiere a new track titled “I Came Back To Bitch.” This is the band’s second new song since reuniting.

Tour Dates:

04/11 Boston, MA – Paradise
04/12 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel
04/13 Philadelphia, PA – Trocadero
04/15 Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom
04/16 Milwaukee, WI – Eagles Club
04/18 Indianapolis, IN – Vogue
04/19 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
05/25-28 Las Vegas, NV – Punk Rock Bowling