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)

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Lineup Revealed For 2019 United Blood Festival

The lineup has been revealed for this year’s United Blood Festival. The event will take place at The Canal Club in Richmond, VA on April 5-6 and it will feature the following: Floorpunch, Underdog, Death Threat, Merauder, King Nine, Bracewar, Criminal Instinct, Heavy Chains, Candy, Regulate, Year Of The Knife, True Love, Enforced, Deflect, Ekulu, Dead Heat, Division Of Mind, Combust, Dare, RJC, Dominant Force, The Fight, Red Vision, Hangman, Never Ending Game, Flatline, Choice To Make, Downfall, One Step Closer, Antagonize, Watchdogs, Maniac, and Reaction.

Concert Review: The Amity Affliction, Senses Fail, Silent Planet, & Belmont In Santa Cruz, CA

On February 8, I attended The Amity Affliction, Senses Fail, Silent Planet, and Belmont concert at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz, CA and it was a great show.

The event began with a fun performance from pop punk act Belmont. The band were energetic and had great songs that really helped warm everyone up early on in the evening. A highlight from their set was “Pushing Daisies.”

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Silent Planet took the stage next with their unique brand of metalcore. The group take heavy music and mix it with poetic and atmospheric elements, while maintaining a clear and powerful message. It’s definitely an interesting experience to see them live, especially if you don’t know what to expect beforehand. Some highlights from their set included “Native Blood,” “Panic Room,” and “Depths II.”

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After Silent Planet, it was time for the first of the two co-headliners, Senses Fail. The post-hardcore act blasted onstage with “Can’t Be Saved” and just kept rocking from there. Buddy Nielsen may have been the most energetic frontman of the night with crazy dance moves, mic tricks, cartwheels, and more. He was definitely entertaining and the crowd couldn’t get enough. Some highlights from their set included “Lady In A Blue Dress,” “Buried A Lie,” “Elevator To The Gallows,” and their covers medley, which featured System Of A Down’s “Chop Suey.” Drowning Pool’s “Bodies,” Limp Bizkit’s “Break Stuff,” and Rage Against The Machine’s “Bulls On Parade.”

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Senses Fail finished up and then it was time for the second of the two co-headliners, Australian metalcore act The Amity Affliction. The band stormed the stage with “Drag The Lake” off their latest album “Misery” as the audience screamed with excitement. From there, the group played a balanced set of new and old tracks with each song being executed flawlessly. Ahren Stringer and Joel Birch’s vocals were especially on point. If you have yet to see The Amity Affliction live, it would be worth your while to catch them on their next tour. Highlights from their set included “This Could Be Heartbreak,” “D.I.E.,” “Don’t Lean On Me,” and their encore “All Fucked Up.”

Gorilla Biscuits Guitarist Alex Brown Passes Away

Gorilla Biscuits guitarist Alex Brown has tragically passed away at the age of 52. His death was the result of an aneurysm. His bandmates Anthony Civarelli and Arthur Smilios shared the below tributes:

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New Found Glory Announce Tour With Real Friends, The Early November, & Doll Skin

New Found Glory have announced a headlining tour with Real Friends, The Early November, and Doll Skin. The band commented:

“You’ve waited long enough! 2019 is here and New Found Glory are coming to a town near you! We bring you the From The Screen To Your Stereo To Your Town Tour! NFG will be traveling all around the United States rocking songs from our upcoming brand new Movie Cover EP From The Screen To Your Stereo 3 [out May 3] plus of course all the other fan favorite jams from all our records! Hitting the road with us will be Real Friends, The Early November, and Doll Skin. It’s going to be a full night of fun so be there or be lame! Pre Sale Tickets and Super Fan Bundles available now at newfoundglory.shofetti.com!

Tour Dates:

05/30 Charleston, SC – The Music Farm
05/31 Atlanta, GA – Heaven at The Masquerade
06/02 Franklin, TN – Liberty Hall at The Factory (BreakFEST)
06/04 Charlotte, NC – The Underground
06/05 Norfolk, VA – The NorVa
06/06 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
06/07 Philadelphia, PA – Franklin Music Hall
06/08 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
06/09 Boston, MA – House of Blues
06/11 New York, NY – Playstation Theater
06/12 Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
06/14 Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
06/15 Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall (no The Early November)
06/16 Detroit, MI – St. Andrew’s Hall
06/18 Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room at Old National Centre
06/19 St. Louis, MO – Delmar Hall
06/21 Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater
06/22 Milwaukee, WI — The Rave
06/23 Chicago, IL – Concord Music Hall
06/25 Lawrence, KS – Granada Theater
06/26 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
06/27 Salt Lake City, UT – Union Event Center
06/29 Berkeley, CA – The UC Theatre
06/30 Anaheim, CA – House of Blues
07/02 Los Angeles, CA – The Belasco Theater
07/03 San Diego, CA – House of Blues
07/05 Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues
07/06 Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren
07/08 Dallas, TX — Gas Monkey Live!
07/09 Austin, TX – Emo’s Austin
07/10 Houston, TX – House of Blues
07/11 New Orleans, LA – House of Blues
07/13 Lake Buena Vista, FL – House of Blues
07/14 Fort Lauderdale, FL – Revolution Live

The Offspring, Flogging Molly, Bad Religion, Etc. Set For 2019 Sabroso Festival

The 2019 Sabroso Festival is set to take place on April 6-7 at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, CA. The event will include music, over 150 craft beers, gourmet tacos, Lucha Libre style wrestling, lawn games, contests, and more. Here’s the daily lineups:

April 6: Flogging Molly, Bad Religion, Good Charlotte, Lagwagon, Strung Out, The Suicide Machines, and D.I.

April 7: The Offspring, Descendents, Black Flag, Face To Face, Plague Vendor, Red City Radio, and Orange Blossom Special.

Venues Revealed For 25th Anniversary Vans Warped Tour Dates

As previously reported, the Vans Warped Tour will be returning this year for select 25th anniversary dates. Here’s all the locations:

06/08 Cleveland, OH – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
06/29 Atlantic City, NJ – Atlantic City Beach
06/30 Atlantic City, NJ – Atlantic City Beach
07/20 Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
07/21 Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre

Kevin Lyman commented:

“With the [Vans Warped Tour] 25th Anniversary events, we want to bring the atmosphere of a classic Warped Tour show, but on a scale that our fans simply could not get with a national tour.

The bands, the special attractions, everything – we want to bring back elements that have made the Warped Tour, Warped Tour, over the past 25 years.”

The Atlantic City, NJ and the Mountain View, CA events “will be [the] same Warped Tour vibe [with] multiple stages, extreme sports, sponsor activations, non profits, etc.”

The Cleveland date will be more “scaled back,” but it will feature a “Forever Warped: 25 Years Of Vans Warped Tour” exhibit with various things from the tour’s history, including instruments from Fall Out Boy, No Doubt, Rancid, etc. The exhibit will open with a concert featuring performances from bands that have played the festival throughout the years, a mini vert ramp, and more.

Pre-sale tickets will be available on February 25 and the lineup will be revealed on March 1, the same day as the general sale.