Ghost, Mudvayne, Ice Cube, 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
  • Ghost
  • Mudvayne
  • Ice Cube
  • 3 Doors Down
  • A Day To Remember
  • Halestorm
  • Lamb Of God
  • Alice Cooper
  • Tenacious D
  • Falling In Reverse
  • I Prevail
  • Stone Temple Pilots
  • Seether
  • Gojira
  • Underoath
  • New Found Glory
  • Pennywise
  • Skillet
  • Anthrax
  • Pierce The Veil
  • Killswitch Engage
  • Hollywood Undead
  • In This Moment
  • Motionless In White
  • Ice Nine Kills
  • Daughtry
  • 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
  • Insane Clown Posse
  • In Flames
  • GWAR
  • John 5
  • God Forbid
  • Apocalyptica
  • Spiritbox
  • Grandson
  • Fever 333
  • Puddle Of Mudd
  • The Amity Affliction
  • We Came As Romans
  • Bad Wolves
  • Kittie
  • Hatebreed
  • Silverstein
  • Queensrÿche
  • Shadows Fall
  • Story Of The Year
  • All That Remains
  • 3OH!3
  • Baroness
  • Buckcherry
  • Hoobastank
  • Hinder
  • Electric Callboy
  • Bad Omens
  • The Devil Wears Prada
  • Enter Shikari
  • Fit For A King
  • Memphis May Fire
  • Whitechapel
  • Zero 9:36
  • Suicide Silence
  • Slaughter To Prevail
  • 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
  • Red
  • Mushroomhead
  • Powerman 5000
  • The Plot In You
  • Alien Ant Farm
  • Lacey Sturm
  • Dayseeker
  • Texas In July
  • Stick To Your Guns
  • Counterparts
  • A Skylit Drive (original lineup)
  • Cold
  • Sion
  • ERRA
  • Bleeding Through
  • The Acacia Strain
  • Crazy Town
  • Municipal Waste
  • Butcher Babies
  • Comeback Kid
  • Fit For An Autopsy
  • Terror
  • Fire From The Gods
  • Stray From The Path
  • Tetrarch
  • Attack Attack!
  • Nita Strauss
  • Unearth
  • Darkest Hour
  • Norma Jean
  • Kublai Khan
  • Smile Empty Soul
  • The Word Alive
  • Silent Planet
  • Crowbar
  • Otherwise
  • Twiztid
  • Point North
  • Jeris Johnson
  • Project 86
  • Upon A Burning Body
  • Redlight King
  • Icon For Hire
  • Palisades
  • Siamese
  • Holding Absence
  • Hollow Front
  • Orbit Culture
  • Vended
  • Close Your Eyes
  • (hed)p.e.
  • Emo Nite Brooklyn
  • Solence
  • Brand Of Sacrifice
  • Dying Wish
  • Alpha Wolf
  • The Dead Daisies
  • Blacktop Mojo
  • Islander
  • Small Town Titans
  • Traitors
  • Varials
  • Left To Suffer
  • Zao
  • He Is Legend
  • SeeYouSpaceCowboy
  • Afterlife
  • Sleep Token
  • No Resolve
  • Any Given Sin
  • The Lonely Ones
  • GFM
  • Vampires Everywhere!
  • Get The Shot
  • Silvertung
  • Vangogo
  • Burden Of The Sky
  • Dying Oath
  • Kings County
  • Lansdowne
  • Relent
  • Hollow Intent
  • Velvet Chains
  • Dead Fervor
  • Next Attempt
  • The Other LA
  • Frame 42
  • Two Sides Of Me
  • Last Nights Villain
  • Braincell
  • Preacher
  • We Demand Parachutes
  • Plainview
  • Noble Poets
  • Crystal Cages

Stick To Your Guns Dropped From Several European Shows After Jesse Barnett Is Accused Of Making Pro-Putin Comments

Stick To Your Guns’ Jesse Barnett has been accused of voicing support for Vladimir Putin amid Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. The allegations, which stem from conversations on social media (see HERE and HERE), have resulted in the band being removed from upcoming shows in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Poland.

Barnett issued the following statement:

“Recently there have been accusations made against me that I am a Pro Putin supporter and that I am a supporter of the war in Ukraine. People have began to call me a neo-nazi and fascist. These are not claims that I take lightly. I have tried with all of my heart and soul to be a person who adds something good to this world and who is someone who leads with justice in mind.

With that being said, I know that my view points have sometimes been controversial, leading to consequences. (Being banned from venues for being pro Palestine, being banned from venues for anti religious views, not being allowed to play certain places due to my staunch anti police stance etc etc.) What’s different here is that the claims of me being a fascist, a fascist sympathizer or a genocide denier are not ones that I can just brush off. I am not a supporter of Putin or his war in Ukraine. He is not a model of anything I believe to be just or good in this world.

There is a quote I love from a poet named Warsan Shire that goes ‘No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark’. The war in Ukraine has turned many working peoples homes into the mouth of a shark. I do not support this anywhere in the world. I believe that all people have the right to live in peace. ANYONE who takes that right away from innocent people doesn’t deserve to breathe.

Now for some self criticism: I have allowed my hatred for America and the way it meddles in the affairs of countries across the globe to cloud my judgement when it comes to how I engage with people online. I am so passionately against America’s abhorrent treatment of human beings both in the U.S. and abroad that I made myself, in many times, unable to be reasoned with. This is something I have reflected on.

I can sometimes engage with people online in a way that is so unrecognizable to my friends, peers and family who truly know me and because of this I misrepresent myself and who I am. I think that I can get so caught up in telling myself ‘the internet isn’t real’ that I forget there are real people behind the accounts. To put it plainly, that shit straight up sucks of me.

The internet is a miserable place to try to have these massive and important discussions in any sort of meaningful way and more often than not, it has lead me to become overly aggressive and dismissive of people where I lash out and say things I sometimes don’t mean. Moving forward I will do my absolute best to better represent myself and the values that I genuinely hold true.”

Sunny Day Real Estate Added To 2022 Furnace Fest

Sunny Day Real Estate have been added to the 2022 Furnace Fest. That event will take place at the Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, AL on September 23-25 and the updated daily lineups can be found below.

Lineup:

September 23:

  • Thrice (performing “The Illusion Of Safety“)
  • New Found Glory
  • Alexisonfire
  • Midtown
  • Shadows Fall
  • Quicksand
  • ’68
  • The Acacia Strain
  • Anti-Flag
  • Belmont
  • Capra
  • Close Your Eyes
  • Counterparts
  • Crossfaith
  • The Darling Fire
  • Dead To Fall
  • Doll Skin
  • Drug Church
  • E.Town Concrete
  • Fauxdeep
  • Fiddlehead
  • Forced Neglect
  • Games We Play
  • Glasseater
  • Impending Doom
  • Integrity
  • Madball
  • Movements
  • Norma Jean
  • Open Hand
  • Soul Glo
  • Stretch Arm Strong
  • Strung Out

September 24:

  • Sunny Day Real Estate
  • Manchester Orchestra
  • The Ghost Inside
  • Elliot (performing “False Cathedrals“)
  • Blindside (performing “Silence“)
  • Poison The Well
  • Advent
  • The Appleseed Cast
  • Bleeding Through
  • Cursive
  • Demon Hunter
  • Earth Crisis
  • Figure Four
  • Five Iron Frenzy
  • Hidden In Plain View
  • Idle Threat
  • The Joy Formidable
  • Joy Boy
  • Life In Your Way
  • Maylene & The Sons Of Disaster
  • Misery Signals
  • Mock Orange
  • Morning Again
  • Most Precious Blood
  • MyChildren MyBride
  • Pedro The Lion
  • Roadside Monument
  • The Showdown
  • Spill Canvas
  • Squad 5-0
  • Stairwell
  • Stay Lost
  • Vitreous Humor

September 25:

  • Mastodon
  • Gojira
  • Descendents
  • The Story So Far
  • In Flames
  • American Nightmare
  • Avail
  • A Wilhelm Scream
  • Agnostic Front
  • Angel Du$t
  • As Friends Rust
  • Comeback Kid
  • Dying Wish
  • Free Throw
  • Four Year Strong (performing “Enemy Of The World“)
  • Get The Shot
  • The Higher
  • Jesus Piece
  • Just Like Heaven
  • Koyo
  • Kublai Khan TX
  • Lagwagon
  • Mom Jeans
  • The News Can Wait
  • Nothing
  • Orbit Culture
  • The Red Chord
  • Sick Of It All
  • Slow Crush
  • Spiritbox
  • Stick To Your Guns
  • Strike Anywhere
  • Wristmeetrazor

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

Stick To Your Guns Announce May Shows With SeeYouSpaceCowboy

Stick To Your Guns have announced some May shows with SeeYouSpaceCowboy. Here’s the dates:

05/26 San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger
05/27 Dallas, TX – Cheapsteaks
05/28 Oklahoma City, OK – 89th Street
05/29 Arlington, TX – So What?! Music Festival (no SeeYouSpaceCowboy)

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

Stick To Your Guns Announce Summer European/UK Tour

Stick To Your Guns have announced a European/UK tour. The band will be touring in support of their new album “Spectre,“ which is set to be released on July 29.

Tour Dates:

06/03 Nurburg, GER – Rock am Ring
06/04 Nurnberg, GER – Rock im Park
06/05 Karlsruhe, GER – Die Stadtmitte
06/07 Salzburg, AUT – Rockhouse (feat. Deez Nuts & Being As An Ocean)
06/08 Lindau, GER – Vaudeville (feat. Deez Nuts & Being As An Ocean)
06/09 Interlaken, SWI – Greenfield
06/11 Nickelsdorf, AUT – Nova Rock
06/12 Bratislava, SLO – Fuga
06/14 Hamburg, GER – Gruenspan (feat. August Burns Red & Loathe)
06/17 Dessel, BEL – Graspop Metal Meeting
06/20 Lille, FRA – Black Lab (feat. One Step Closer)
06/22 Swansea, UK – Sin City
06/23 Manchester, UK – Outbreak Warm Up
06/24 Ysselsteyn, NET – Jera On Air
06/25 Munster, GER – Vainstream
06/26 Grafenhainichen, GER – Full Force
06/28 Wroclaw, POL – Akademia (feat. Get The Shot)
06/29 Warsaw, POL – Hydrozagadka
07/02 Munster, GER – Vainstream 2nd Weekend
07/05 Southampton, UK – Joiners (feat. Ithaca)
07/07 Upcote Farm, UK – 2000Trees
07/09 Velke Mezirici, CZE – Fajtfest

Stick To Your Guns Premiere “Weapon” Music Video

Stick To Your Guns have premiered a new video for their new song “Weapon.” This track is from the band’s new album “Spectre,” which will be released on July 29.

Vocalist Jesse Barnett commented:

“‘Weapon‘ is about coming to terms with the reality of who I am. I believe that people are products of the circumstances that are forced on them everyday. People say that ‘The American Dream’ is a lie. I don’t think that’s true at all. I think ‘The American Dream’ is alive and well, but like always, it’s only available to a select few. Who I am in this formula is someone who doesn’t accept that.

I don’t care about fair. I don’t care about equal. I care about what’s right, and since the inception of this country, the things it stands for and the things it’s built upon, I believe it is irredeemable and it is my purpose to try to build something new in its place. But before we can do that, what is currently there must be dismantled.

A country of sycophants lead by violence addicted oligarchs should and will be destroyed. Every person reaches a crossroads in their life. Roll over or keep going. Sometimes all you have is heart. I know it’s all I have and that’s all I need.”

“Spectre” Track Listing:

01. “(My Heart Is A…)”
02. “Weapon”
03. “Who Dares Wins”
04. “Hush”
05. “A World To Win”
06. “Open Up My Head”
07. “Liberate”
08. “The Shine”
09. “Instruments Of The End”
10. “Father”
11. “More Of Us Than Them”
12. “No Way To Lie”

Gojira & Spiritbox Added To 2022 Furnace Fest

Gojira and Spiritbox have been added to the 2022 Furnace Fest. That event will take place at the Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, AL on September 23-25 and the updated daily lineups can be found below.

Lineup:

September 23:

  • Thrice (performing “The Illusion Of Safety“)
  • New Found Glory
  • Alexisonfire
  • Midtown
  • Shadows Fall
  • Quicksand
  • ’68
  • The Acacia Strain
  • Anti-Flag
  • Belmont
  • Capra
  • Close Your Eyes
  • Counterparts
  • Crossfaith
  • The Darling Fire
  • Dead To Fall
  • Doll Skin
  • Drug Church
  • E.Town Concrete
  • Fauxdeep
  • Fiddlehead
  • Forced Neglect
  • Games We Play
  • Glasseater
  • Impending Doom
  • Integrity
  • Madball
  • Movements
  • Norma Jean
  • Open Hand
  • Soul Glo
  • Stretch Arm Strong
  • Strung Out

September 24:

  • Manchester Orchestra
  • The Ghost Inside
  • Elliot (performing “False Cathedrals“)
  • Blindside (performing “Silence“)
  • Poison The Well
  • Advent
  • The Appleseed Cast
  • Bleeding Through
  • Cursive
  • Demon Hunter
  • Earth Crisis
  • Figure Four
  • Five Iron Frenzy
  • Hidden In Plain View
  • Idle Threat
  • The Joy Formidable
  • Joy Boy
  • Life In Your Way
  • Maylene & The Sons Of Disaster
  • Misery Signals
  • Mock Orange
  • Morning Again
  • Most Precious Blood
  • MyChildren MyBride
  • Pedro The Lion
  • Roadside Monument
  • The Showdown
  • Spill Canvas
  • Squad 5-0
  • Stairwell
  • Stay Lost
  • Vitreous Humor

September 25:

  • Mastodon
  • Gojira
  • Descendents
  • The Story So Far
  • In Flames
  • American Nightmare
  • Avail
  • A Wilhelm Scream
  • Agnostic Front
  • Angel Du$t
  • As Friends Rust
  • Comeback Kid
  • Dying Wish
  • Free Throw
  • Four Year Strong (performing “Enemy Of The World“)
  • Get The Shot
  • The Higher
  • Jesus Piece
  • Just Like Heaven
  • Koyo
  • Kublai Khan TX
  • Lagwagon
  • Mom Jeans
  • The News Can Wait
  • Nothing
  • Orbit Culture
  • The Red Chord
  • Sick Of It All
  • Slow Crush
  • Spiritbox
  • Stick To Your Guns
  • Strike Anywhere
  • Wristmeetrazor

Parkway Drive Cancel North American Tour

Parkway Drive have cancelled their spring North American tour with Hatebreed, The Black Dahlia Murder, and Stick To Your Guns. The group said “the relentless nature of being in this band has given [them] very little time to reflect on who [they] are as individuals” and that they want to use “this time for the growth that is needed.”

The band issued the following statement:

“Dear friends, family and fans,

This is something we never thought we would be writing, but we not only all believe you deserve an explanation, but we feel the need to communicate and connect with true honesty. Firstly, this is hard, please know we are fully aware that another canceled tour is not what you want to see from us, and for any expectations or plans we have messed with, we are truly sorry.

We have been doing this thing called Parkway Drive for nearly 20 years. We started as kids and never looked back. It has been a wild ride, but over those years, the relentless nature of being in this band has given us very little time to reflect on who we are as individuals, who we want to be and the toll it is taking on ourselves and our friendships. It has always been 100% commitment or nothing. We feel the limit has been reached and we don’t want to fuck this up. The same devotion that we have put into everything before, we are now putting into processing what these 20 years have done to us. With this, we aim to grow and return stronger for what is yet to come. We know what we need to do and we humbly ask for your respect while we take this time for the growth that is needed. It has been said that it is better to burn out than to fade away. We do not want either, so know that our return will burn brighter than the past.

Jeff, Luke, Ben, Jia and Winston.

p.s. We are still focused and committed to our European tour, so that will go ahead as planned in Sep/Oct 2022.”