Sevendust Planning To Enter The Studio This Summer

During a recent interview with Audio Ink Radio, Sevendust guitarist John Connolly offered an update on the band’s new album. According to him, the group are planning to enter the studio this summer.

Connolly said the following:

“We’re in demo mode right now. We’re gonna hit the studio in the summer. So, yeah, we’re working up as many new demos as we can. We started working with LJ [singer Lajon Witherspoon] [to] get the vocal process going. But, yeah, probably [in] July, August, [we’ll] hit the studio.”

He also added the following about the musical direction of the new material:

“It’s hard to say. It’s sort of very all over the place, in typical SEVENDUST fashion, until we really start to hone in and figure out what’s gonna make it and what’s not. We’re realists at this point. We know all the early stuff that we work on in the demo stage is either gonna be the first single or it’s probably never gonna see the light of day. So some of these songs are just a stepping stone to get to something cooler. It’s always exciting when you’re at this part of the process, ’cause you just don’t know. Sometimes you’ve gotta take a step back and go, ‘Okay, maybe we should listen to some of the stuff that was a couple of months ago’ before you find those special moments. But with everyone sort of diving into the Dropboxes and kind of picking their favorites and stuff like that, I would imagine probably within the next six weeks we’ll have a lot more of a shape and a sound. But, yeah, the vibe is just a big question mark. It’s a big, wide-open canvas right now, which is good, ’cause we’ve got tons of ideas to fill it with, for sure.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Slipknot, Falling In Reverse, Queensrÿche, Etc. Added To 2022 Blue Ridge Rock Festival

More bands have been added to this year’s Blue Ridge Rock Festival. The event will take place at Virginia International Raceway in Alton, Virginia on September 8-11 and the updated lineup can be found below.

Lineup:

  • Slipknot
  • Disturbed
  • 3 Doors Down
  • A Day To Remember
  • Lamb Of God
  • Alice Cooper
  • Tenacious D
  • Falling In Reverse
  • I Prevail
  • Stone Temple Pilots
  • Seether
  • Gojira
  • Skillet
  • Anthrax
  • Pierce The Veil
  • Killswitch Engage
  • Hollywood Undead
  • In This Moment
  • Motionless In White
  • Ice Nine Kills
  • Jelly Roll
  • Down
  • Nelly
  • Saliva (feat. Josey Scott)
  • Nothing More
  • Theory Of A Deadman
  • Sevendust
  • Wage War
  • Pop Evil
  • Badflower
  • Knocked Loose
  • Candlebox
  • Starset
  • Black Veil Brides
  • Thrice
  • Sleeping With Sirens
  • In Flames
  • Jinjer
  • God Forbid
  • GWAR
  • Apocalyptica
  • Grandson
  • Spiritbox
  • Puddle Of Mudd
  • The Amity Affliction
  • We Came As Romans
  • Bad Wolves
  • Hatebreed
  • Silverstein
  • Kittie
  • Queensrÿche
  • Shadows Fall
  • Story Of The Year
  • All That Remains
  • Hoobastank
  • Buckcherry
  • Zero 9:36
  • Electric Callboy
  • Bad Omens
  • Fit For A King
  • The Devil Wears Prada
  • Memphis May Fire
  • Whitechapel
  • Enter Shikari
  • Suicide Silence
  • Fear Factory
  • Demon Hunter
  • Saving Abel
  • Adelitas Way
  • The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
  • Attila
  • Nonpoint
  • Hawthorne Heights
  • Lacuna Coil
  • From Ashes To New
  • The Union Underground
  • Chelsea Grin
  • Slaughter To Prevail
  • Red
  • Lacey Sturm
  • Mushroomhead
  • The Plot In You
  • Alien Ant Farm
  • Texas In July
  • Like Moths To Flames
  • Counterparts
  • Stray From The Path
  • Stick To Your Guns
  • Dayseeker
  • A Skylit Drive (original lineup)
  • Cold
  • ERRA
  • The Acacia Strain
  • Bleeding Through
  • Crazy Town
  • Municipal Waste
  • Butcher Babies
  • Comeback Kid
  • Fit For An Autopsy
  • Tetrarch
  • Terror
  • Fire From The Gods
  • Attack Attack!
  • Nita Strauss
  • Sion
  • Unearth
  • Darkest Hour
  • Norma Jean
  • Kublai Khan
  • Smile Empty Soul
  • The Word Alive
  • Silent Planet
  • Siamese
  • Holding Absence
  • Otherwise
  • Crowbar
  • Hollow Front
  • Upon A Burning Body
  • Redlight King
  • Volumes
  • Orbit Culture
  • Vended
  • Icon For Hire
  • Close Your Eyes
  • Dying Wish
  • (hed)p.e.
  • Alphawolf
  • The Dead Daisies
  • Blacktop Mojo
  • Islander
  • Small Town Titans
  • Traitors
  • Varials
  • Left To Suffer
  • Zao
  • He Is Legend
  • Afterlife
  • Any Given Sin
  • No Resolve
  • The Lonely Ones
  • GFM
  • Vampires Everywhere!
  • Get The Shot
  • Silvertung
  • Vangogo
  • Dying Oath
  • Hollow Intent
  • Dead Fervor
  • Next Attempt
  • Last Nights Villain
  • Braincell
  • We Demand Parachutes
  • Crystal Cages

Heartsick Share Music Video For New Song “Desperate And Broken” Featuring Sevendust’s Clint Lowery

Heartsick have premiered a new song titled “Desperate And Broken.” This track features Sevendust’s Clint Lowery and an official video for it can be found below. Heartsick’s Alfonso Civile commented:

“The song revolves around the two souls. One who is faced with the reality of dying and sinking into the sadness that is that realization. The other is digging in to loving the other person despite the circumstance. It’s loosely based on a real story of my friend and his wife who discovered she had breast cancer two years ago and recently passed and he was left without her.”

[via The PRP]

Disturbed, Stone Temple Pilots, Seether, Etc. Added To 2022 Blue Ridge Rock Festival

More bands have been added to this year’s Blue Ridge Rock Festival. The event will take place at Virginia International Raceway in Alton, Virginia on September 8-11 and the updated lineup can be found below.

Lineup:

  • Disturbed
  • 3 Doors Down
  • A Day To Remember
  • Alice Cooper
  • Tenacious D
  • Lamb Of God
  • I Prevail
  • Stone Temple Pilots
  • Seether
  • Gojira
  • Skillet
  • Anthrax
  • Pierce The Veil
  • Killswitch Engage
  • Hollywood Undead
  • In This Moment
  • Motionless In White
  • Ice Nine Kills
  • Jelly Roll
  • Down
  • Saliva (feat. Josey Scott)
  • Nothing More
  • Theory Of A Deadman
  • Sevendust
  • Wage War
  • Pop Evil
  • Badflower
  • Knocked Loose
  • Candlebox
  • Starset
  • Black Veil Brides
  • Thrice
  • Sleeping With Sirens
  • In Flames
  • Jinjer
  • God Forbid
  • GWAR
  • Apocalyptica
  • Grandson
  • Spiritbox
  • Puddle Of Mudd
  • The Amity Affliction
  • We Came As Romans
  • Bad Wolves
  • Hatebreed
  • Silverstein
  • Kittie
  • Shadows Fall
  • Story Of The Year
  • All That Remains
  • Hoobastank
  • Buckcherry
  • Zero 9:36
  • Electric Callboy
  • Bad Omens
  • Fit For A King
  • The Devil Wears Prada
  • Memphis May Fire
  • Whitechapel
  • Enter Shikari
  • Suicide Silence
  • Fear Factory
  • Demon Hunter
  • Saving Abel
  • Adelitas Way
  • The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
  • Attila
  • Nonpoint
  • Hawthorne Heights
  • Lacuna Coil
  • From Ashes To New
  • The Union Underground
  • Chelsea Grin
  • Slaughter To Prevail
  • Red
  • Lacey Sturm
  • The Plot In You
  • Alien Ant Farm
  • Texas In July
  • Like Moths To Flames
  • Counterparts
  • Stray From The Path
  • Stick To Your Guns
  • Dayseeker
  • A Skylit Drive (original lineup)
  • Cold
  • ERRA
  • The Acacia Strain
  • Bleeding Through
  • Crazy Town
  • Municipal Waste
  • Butcher Babies
  • Comeback Kid
  • Fit For An Autopsy
  • Tetrarch
  • Terror
  • Fire From The Gods
  • Attack Attack!
  • Nita Strauss
  • Sion
  • Unearth
  • Darkest Hour
  • Norma Jean
  • Kublai Khan
  • Smile Empty Soul
  • Silent Planet
  • Siamese
  • Holding Absence
  • Otherwise
  • Crowbar
  • Hollow Front
  • Upon A Burning Body
  • Redlight King
  • Volumes
  • Orbit Culture
  • Vended
  • Icon For Hire
  • Close Your Eyes
  • Dying Wish
  • (hed)p.e.
  • Alphawolf
  • The Dead Daisies
  • Blacktop Mojo
  • Islander
  • Small Town Titans
  • Traitors
  • Varials
  • Left To Suffer
  • Zao
  • He Is Legend
  • Afterlife
  • Any Given Sin
  • No Rescue
  • GFM
  • Vampires Everywhere!
  • Dying Oath
  • Braincell

Badflower, Apocalyptica, Fit For A King, Etc. Added To 2022 Blue Ridge Rock Festival

More bands have been added to this year’s Blue Ridge Rock Festival. The event will take place at Virginia International Raceway in Alton, Virginia on September 8-11 and the updated lineup can be found below.

Lineup:

  • 3 Doors Down
  • A Day To Remember
  • Alice Cooper
  • Tenacious D
  • Lamb Of God
  • I Prevail
  • Skillet
  • Anthrax
  • Killswitch Engage
  • Hollywood Undead
  • In This Moment
  • Motionless In White
  • Ice Nine Kills
  • Jelly Role
  • Down
  • Saliva (feat. Josey Scott)
  • Nothing More
  • Theory Of A Deadman
  • Sevendust
  • Badflower
  • Knocked Loose
  • Candlebox
  • Starset
  • Black Veil Brides
  • Thrice
  • Sleeping With Sirens
  • In Flames
  • Jinjer
  • God Forbid
  • GWAR
  • Apocalyptica
  • Grandson
  • Puddle Of Mudd
  • The Amity Affliction
  • We Came As Romans
  • Bad Wolves
  • Silverstein
  • Kittie
  • Shadows Fall
  • Story Of The Year
  • All That Remains
  • Hoobastank
  • Buckcherry
  • Zero 9:36
  • Electric Callboy
  • Bad Omens
  • Fir For A King
  • The Devil Wears Prada
  • Memphis May Fire
  • Whitechapel
  • Enter Shikari
  • Suicide Silence
  • Fear Factory
  • Demon Hunter
  • Saving Abel
  • Adelitas Way
  • The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
  • Attila
  • Nonpoint
  • Hawthorne Heights
  • Lacuna Coil
  • From Ashes To New
  • The Union Underground
  • Chelsea Grin
  • Slaughter To Prevail
  • Red
  • Lacey Sturm
  • The Plot In You
  • Alien Ant Farm
  • Texas In July
  • Like Moths To Flames
  • Counterparts
  • Stray From The Path
  • Stick To Your Guns
  • A Skylit Drive (original lineup)
  • Cold
  • ERRA
  • The Acacia Strain
  • Bleeding Through
  • Crazy Town
  • Municipal Waste
  • Butcher Babies
  • Comeback Kid
  • Fit For An Autopsy
  • Tetrarch
  • Terror
  • Fire From The Gods
  • Attack Attack!
  • Nita Strauss
  • Sion
  • Unearth
  • Darkest Hour
  • Norma Jean
  • Kublai Khan
  • Smile Empty Soul
  • Silent Planet
  • Siamese
  • Holding Absence
  • Otherwise
  • Crowbar
  • Hollow Front
  • Upon A Burning Body
  • Redlight King
  • Volumes
  • Orbit Culture
  • Vended
  • Icon For Hire
  • Close Your Eyes
  • Dying Wish
  • (hed)p.e.
  • Alphawolf
  • The Dead Daisies
  • Blacktop Mojo
  • Islander
  • Small Town Titans
  • Traitors
  • Left To Suffer
  • Zao
  • He Is Legend
  • Afterlife
  • Any Given Sin
  • GFM
  • Vampires Everywhere!
  • Dying Oath
  • Braincell

Alice Cooper, I Prevail, Nothing More, Etc. Added To 2022 Blue Ridge Rock Festival

More bands have been added to this year’s Blue Ridge Rock Festival. The event will take place at Virginia International Raceway in Alton, Virginia on September 8-11 and the updated lineup can be found below.

Lineup:

  • 3 Doors Down
  • A Day To Remember
  • Alice Cooper
  • Tenacious D
  • Lamb Of God
  • I Prevail
  • Skillet
  • Anthrax
  • Killswitch Engage
  • Hollywood Undead
  • In This Moment
  • Motionless In White
  • Ice Nine Kills
  • Jelly Role
  • Down
  • Saliva (feat. Josey Scott)
  • Nothing More
  • Theory Of A Deadman
  • Sevendust
  • Knocked Loose
  • Candlebox
  • Starset
  • Black Veil Brides
  • Thrice
  • Sleeping With Sirens
  • In Flames
  • Jinjer
  • God Forbid
  • GWAR
  • Puddle Of Mudd
  • The Amity Affliction
  • We Came As Romans
  • Bad Wolves
  • Silverstein
  • Kittie
  • Shadows Fall
  • Story Of The Year
  • All That Remains
  • Hoobastank
  • Buckcherry
  • Electric Callboy
  • Bad Omens
  • The Devil Wears Prada
  • Memphis May Fire
  • Whitechapel
  • Enter Shikari
  • Suicide Silence
  • Fear Factory
  • Demon Hunter
  • Saving Abel
  • Adelitas Way
  • The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
  • Attila
  • Nonpoint
  • Hawthorne Heights
  • Lacuna Coil
  • From Ashes To New
  • The Union Underground
  • Chelsea Grin
  • Slaughter To Prevail
  • Red
  • Lacey Sturm
  • The Plot In You
  • Texas In July
  • Counterparts
  • Stick To Your Guns
  • A Skylit Drive (original lineup)
  • Cold
  • ERRA
  • The Acacia Strain
  • Bleeding Through
  • Crazy Town
  • Municipal Waste
  • Butcher Babies
  • Comeback Kid
  • Fit For An Autopsy
  • Tetrarch
  • Terror
  • Fire From The Gods
  • Attack Attack!
  • Sion
  • Unearth
  • Darkest Hour
  • Norma Jean
  • Kublai Khan
  • Smile Empty Soul
  • Otherwise
  • Crowbar
  • Upon A Burning Body
  • Redlight King
  • Volumes
  • Orbit Culture
  • Icon For Hire
  • Close Your Eyes
  • (hed)p.e.
  • Alphawolf
  • The Dead Daisies
  • Blacktop Mojo
  • Islander
  • Small Town Titans
  • Left To Suffer
  • He Is Legend
  • Afterlife
  • GFM
  • Dying Oath
  • Braincell

Knocked Loose, Whitechapel, Enter Shikari, Etc. Added To 2022 Blue Ridge Rock Festival

More bands have been added to this year’s Blue Ridge Rock Festival. The event will take place at Virginia International Raceway in Alton, Virginia on September 8-11 and the updated lineup can be found below.

Lineup:

  • 3 Doors Down
  • A Day To Remember
  • Tenacious D
  • Lamb Of God
  • Skillet
  • Anthrax
  • Killswitch Engage
  • Hollywood Undead
  • In This Moment
  • Motionless In White
  • Ice Nine Kills
  • Jelly Role
  • Down
  • Saliva (feat. Josey Scott)
  • Theory Of A Deadman
  • Sevendust
  • Knocked Loose
  • Candlebox
  • Starset
  • Black Veil Brides
  • Thrice
  • Sleeping With Sirens
  • In Flames
  • Jinjer
  • God Forbid
  • GWAR
  • Puddle Of Mudd
  • The Amity Affliction
  • We Came As Romans
  • Bad Wolves
  • Silverstein
  • Kittie
  • Shadows Fall
  • Story Of The Year
  • All That Remains
  • Buckcherry
  • Electric Callboy
  • Bad Omens
  • The Devil Wears Prada
  • Memphis May Fire
  • Whitechapel
  • Enter Shikari
  • Suicide Silence
  • Fear Factory
  • Demon Hunter
  • Saving Abel
  • Adelitas Way
  • The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
  • Attila
  • Nonpoint
  • Hawthorne Heights
  • Lacuna Coil
  • From Ashes To New
  • The Union Underground
  • Chelsea Grin
  • Slaughter To Prevail
  • Red
  • Lacey Sturm
  • The Plot In You
  • Texas In July
  • Stick To Your Guns
  • A Skylit Drive (original lineup)
  • Cold
  • ERRA
  • The Acacia Strain
  • Bleeding Through
  • Crazy Town
  • Municipal Waste
  • Butcher Babies
  • Comeback Kid
  • Fit For An Autopsy
  • Tetrarch
  • Terror
  • Fire From The Gods
  • Attack Attack!
  • Sion
  • Unearth
  • Darkest Hour
  • Norma Jean
  • Kublai Khan
  • Smile Empty Soul
  • Otherwise
  • Crowbar
  • Upon A Burning Body
  • Redlight King
  • Volumes
  • Icon For Hire
  • (hed)p.e.
  • Alphawolf
  • Islander
  • Small Town Titans
  • He Is Legend
  • Afterlife
  • GFM
  • Dying Oath

Sevendust’s Lajon Witherspoon Says He Has About 13 Songs For His Upcoming Solo Album

During recent interview with Midwest Beatdown, Sevendust’s Lajon Witherspoon offered an update on his new solo album. He said the following:

“I’m still working on it. I was just recently in Nashville. I got to write some music with my buddy Jimmie Allen, which is a country artist. Yeah, man, I’m just taking my time on that. I’ll be doing some more stuff on that once I get off [the road with SEVENDUST]. Actually, I’ll be going back to Tennessee in April and finishing up some work. There’s some interest in it. And I’m excited. I’ve probably got 13 songs now. And it’s good.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Ice Nine Kills, Theory Of A Deadman, Starset, GWAR, Etc. Added To 2022 Blue Ridge Rock Festival

More bands have been added to this year’s Blue Ridge Rock Festival. The event will take place at Virginia International Raceway in Alton, Virginia on September 8-11 and the updated lineup can be found below.

Lineup:

  • 3 Doors Down
  • A Day To Remember
  • Tenacious D
  • Lamb Of God
  • Skillet
  • Anthrax
  • Killswitch Engage
  • Hollywood Undead
  • In This Moment
  • Motionless In White
  • Ice Nine Kills
  • Jelly Role
  • Down
  • Saliva (feat. Josey Scott)
  • Theory Of A Deadman
  • Sevendust
  • Starset
  • Black Veil Brides
  • Thrice
  • Sleeping With Sirens
  • In Flames
  • Jinjer
  • God Forbid
  • GWAR
  • Puddle Of Mudd
  • The Amity Affliction
  • We Came As Romans
  • Bad Wolves
  • Silverstein
  • Kittie
  • Shadows Fall
  • Story Of The Year
  • All That Remains
  • Buckcherry
  • Electric Callboy
  • Bad Omens
  • The Devil Wears Prada
  • Memphis May Fire
  • Suicide Silence
  • Fear Factory
  • Demon Hunter
  • Saving Abel
  • The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
  • Attila
  • Nonpoint
  • Hawthorne Heights
  • Lacuna Coil
  • The Union Underground
  • Chelsea Grin
  • Slaughter To Prevail
  • Red
  • Lacey Sturm
  • The Plot In You
  • Texas In July
  • Stick To Your Guns
  • A Skylit Drive (original lineup)
  • Cold
  • ERRA
  • The Acacia Strain
  • Bleeding Through
  • Crazy Town
  • Municipal Waste
  • Butcher Babies
  • Comeback Kid
  • Fit For An Autopsy
  • Terror
  • Fire From The Gods
  • Attack Attack!
  • Unearth
  • Darkest Hour
  • Kublai Khan
  • Smile Empty Soul
  • Otherwise
  • Crowbar
  • Upon A Burning Body
  • Redlight King
  • Volumes
  • Icon For Hire
  • (hed)p.e.
  • Islander
  • Small Town Titans
  • He Is Legend
  • Afterlife
  • Dying Oath
  • Norma Jean
  • From Ashes To New
  • GFM

God Forbid, A Day To Remember, Bleeding Through, Etc. Added To 2022 Blue Ridge Rock Festival

More bands have been added to this year’s Blue Ridge Rock Festival. The event will take place at Virginia International Raceway in Alton, Virginia on September 8-11 and the updated lineup includes: A Day To Remember, Tenacious D, Lamb Of God, Skillet, Anthrax, Killswitch Engage, Hollywood Undead, In This Moment, Motionless In White, Jelly Role, Down, Sevendust, Black Veil Brides, Thrice, Sleeping With Sirens, In Flames, Jinjer, God Forbid, Puddle Of Mudd, The Amity Affliction, We Came As Romans, Bad Wolves, Silverstein, Kittie, Shadows Fall, Story Of The Year, All That Remains, Buckcherry, Electric Callboy, Bad Omens, Memphis May Fire, Suicide Silence, Fear Factory, Demon Hunter, Saving Abel, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Attila, Nonpoint, Hawthorne Heights, Lacuna Coil, The Union Underground, Chelsea Grin, Red, Lacey Sturm, Texas In July, Stick To Your Guns, A Skylit Drive (original lineup), Cold, The Acacia Strain, Bleeding Through, Municipal Waste, Butcher Babies, Comeback Kid, Fit For An Autopsy, Terror, Fire From The Gods, Attack Attack!, Darkest Hour, Kublai Khan, Smile Empty Soul, Otherwise, Crowbar, Upon A Burning Body, Redlight King, Islander, He Is Legend, Afterlife, and (hed)p.e.