P.O.D. Recruit Ex-Suicide Silence Drummer Alex Lopez For Upcoming Shows

P.O.D. have recruited drummer Alex Lopez (ex-Suicide Silence) for their upcoming tours. He will be filling in for Wuv Bernardo, who is continuing to sit out the band’s live shows.

Lopez commented:

“Payable on death. Tour starts tomorrow and I’m super grateful and honored to drum for these dudes for the rest of the year. who’s coming out !?”

Tour Dates:

With Korn, Evanescence, and Dana Dentata:

09/09 Salt Lake City, UT – USANA Amp
09/10 Nampa, ID – Ford Idaho Center
09/13 Spokane, WA – Spokane Arena
09/15 Auburn, WA – White River Amp
09/16 Ridgefield, WA – RV Inn Style Resorts Amp

With Jinjer, Vended, and Space Of Variations:

10/31 San Diego, CA – House of Blues
11/01 Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
11/03 Denver, CO – Fillmore
11/05 Minneapolis, MN – Fillmore Minneapolis
11/07 Chicago, IL – House of Blues
11/09 St Louis, MO – The Pageant
11/10 Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe Live
11/11 Detroit, MI – St. Andrews Hall
11/13 Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
11/14 Cincinnati, OH – Bogart’s
11/15 Louisville, KY – Mercury Ballroom
11/17 Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
11/19 Pittsburgh, PA – Roxian
11/20 Boston, MA – House of Blues
11/21 New York, NY – Hammerstein Ballroom
11/23 Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore

P.O.D.:

12/04 Toluca, MEX – Hell & Heaven Metal Fest

With Jinjer, Malevolence, and Space Of Variations:

12/07 Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore
12/08 Greensboro, NC – Piedmont Hall
12/10 Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
12/11 Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Hall
12/13 Tampa, FL – Jannus Live
12/14 Orlando, FL – House of Blues
12/16 San Antonio, TX – Aztec Theater
12/17 Austin, TX – Emo’s
12/18 Dallas, TX – House of Blues
12/20 Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren
12/21 Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues
12/22 Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern

[via The PRP]

Suicide Silence Premiere “You Must Die” Music Video

Suicide Silence have premiered a new video for their new song “You Must Die.” This track will appear on the band’s upcoming album “Remember… You Must Die.” The group commented:

“‘You Must Die‘ reminds us that time is merciless. Every second the clock ticks we grow closer to death and what happens after our short bout with time is a total mystery. ‘You Must Die’ was written as a reminder to remember death and to not let time be our master.”

Pantera, Scorpions, Slipknot, Judas Priest, KISS, Etc. Set For 2022 Hell & Heaven Metal Fest

The lineup has been revealed for this year’s Hell & Heaven Metal Fest. The event will take place at Foro Pegaso in Toluca, Mexico on December 2-4 and it will feature the following daily lineups:

December 2: Scorpions, Pantera, Meshuggah, Arch Enemy, Epica, Cradle Of Filth, Venom, Possessed, Marduk, Vended, Nagflar, Taake, Mortuary, Deadly Apples, Cemican, Obesity, Killbane, El Chivo, Mexxica Kill Us, Minipony, Strike Master, Lineage, Shattered Vessels, and Deborah.

December 3: Slipknot, Judas Priest, Bad Religion, Behemoth, Trivium, Kittie, Heaven Shall Burn, Pain, Unleashed, Benediction, Demolition Hammer, Cryptic Slaughter, Kampfar, Nifelheim, Revocation, Destroyer 666, Especimen, Acidez, S7M, Cruachan, Aetherevm, Garrobos, Artilleria, B Chaos, For Centuries, The Shelter, and Todos Los Muertos.

December 4: KISS, Megadeth, Mercyful Fate, Ska-P, Panteon Rococo, P.O.D., Stryper, Hypocrisy, Tormentor, Butcher Babies, While She Sleeps, Suicide Silence, Einherjer, Soziedad Alkoholika, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Born Of Osiris, 3 Puntos, Nightbreed, Transmetal, Los Mala Vibra, Tulkas, Voltax, Rotten, Hate Ritual, and Surgery.

Pantera To Perform At South American Knotfest Events

Pantera have announced their first three “reunion” shows. The band will be taking the stage at Knotfest Colombia, Knotfest Chile, and Knotfest Brasil with a new lineup consisting of Phil Anselmo, Rex Brown, Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society), and Charlie Benante (Anthrax). Here’s the dates and lineups for those events:

12/09 Bogota, Colombia – Knotfest Colombia (feat. Judas Priest, Bring Me The Horizon, Pantera, Venom, Trivium, Sepultura, Hypocrisy, Vended, Suicide Silence, Samael, Walls Of Jericho, Acutor, Templa In Cinere, and Ceguera)

12/11 Santiago, Chile – Knotfest Chile (feat. Slipknot, Judas Priest, Pantera, Bring Me The Horizon, Mr. Bungle, Trivium, Sepultura, Vended, Kuervos Del Sur, Weichafe, and Tenemos Explosivos)

12/18 São Paulo, Brazil – Knotfest Brasil (Slipknot, Judas Priest, Bring Me The Horizon, Pantera, Mr. Bungle, Sepultura, Motionless In White, Trivium, Vended, Project46, Oitão, and Jimmy & Rats)

In other news, a Knotfest event is also being planned in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Slipknot will headline on December 8, while Judas Priest will headline on December 13.

Suicide Silence, D.R.U.G.S., Etc. Added To 2022 Louder Than Life Festival

Suicide Silence, D.R.U.G.S., Joey Valence & Brae, and Silly Goose have been added to this year’s Louder Than Life festival. The event will take place at the Highland Festival Grounds at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, KY on September 22-25 and it will now feature the following:

September 22: Nine Inch Nails, Evanescence, Bring Me The Horizon, Halestorm, Tenacious D, Yungblud, Highly Suspect, Ministry, Nothing More, Spiritbox, Apocalyptica, Ho99o9, New Years Day, Lilith Czar, Dorothy, Plush, Maggie Lindemann, Taipei Houston, Royal & The Serpent, Giovannie And The Hired Guns, The Dead Deads, Mothica, Superbloom, and Eva Under Fire.

September 23: Slipknot, Shinedown, Lamb Of God, Mastodon, In This Moment, Meshuggah, Clutch, GWAR, In Flames, Baroness, Helmet, Crown The Empire, Poorstacy, Amigo The Devil, DED, All Good Things, Vended, Mike’s Dead, Suicide Silence, Orbit Culture, The Luka State, Ego Kill Talent, Aeir, and Archetypes Collide.

September 24: KISS, Rob Zombie, Alice Cooper, Chevelle, Ghostemane, Jerry Cantrell, Dance Gavin Dance, Body Count, Theory Of A Deadman, Sevendust, Pop Evil, We Came As Romans, Airbourne, Cherry Bombs, Ill Niño, Tetrarch, D.R.U.G.S., Redlight King, Wargasm, Trash Boat, The Alive, Solence, Dropout Kings, Bloodywood, and Silly Goose.

September 25: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Alice In Chains, Incubus, Papa Roach, Architects, The Pretty Reckless, Bad Religion, Action Bronson, Jelly Roll, The Struts, Dirty Honey, Anti-Flag, The Joy Formidable, Bayside, Oxymorrons, Carolesdaughter, The Warning, Crown Lands, Radkey, The Mysterines, The Native Howl, Shaman’s Harvest, Joey Valence & Brae, and As You Were.

Killswitch Engage Announce Three Headlining Shows

Killswitch Engage have booked some headlining shows around their fall tour with Lamb Of God. Here’s the dates:

09/19 Charleston, SC – Music Farm (feat. Suicide Silence)
09/22 Albany, NY – Empire Live (feat. Suicide Silence and Lybica)
10/05 Las Vegas, NV – House Of Blues (Metal Blade Records 40th anniversary show) (feat. Fit For An Autopsy and Visigoth)

Suicide Silence Announce September Dates With Cane Hill

Suicide Silence have announced some September headlining shows with Cane Hill. Here’s the dates:

09/01 Farmington, NM – Lauter Haus
09/02 Lubbock, TX – Jake’s
09/03 Oklahoma City, OK – 89th Street Collective
09/04 Springfield, MO – Outland Ballroom
09/06 Lexington, KY – Manchester Music Hall (no Cane Hill)

Watch Pro-Shot Footage Of Nightwish, Epica, Opeth, Zeal & Ardor, Etc. At 2022 Hellfest

ARTE Concert have been sharing pro-shot footage of full sets from this year’s Hellfest in Clisson, France. You can find performances from Nightwish, Epica, Opeth, Zeal & Ardor, Suicide Silence, Blind Guardian, Touché Amoré, Avatar, Comeback Kid, Social Distortion, Discharge, Watain, Eluveitie, Life Of Agony, and Godflesh below:

Suicide Silence, After The Burial, Currents, Spite, Etc. Set For 2022 Never Say Die! Tour

Suicide Silence and After The Burial will be co-headlining the Never Say Die! Tour in Europe. Currents, Spite, Invent Animate, Cabal, and Boundaries will open.

Tour Dates:

11/05 Cologne, GER – Essigfabrik
11/06 Dordrecht, NET – Bibelot
11/08 Bristol, UK – SWX
11/09 Birmingham, UK – The Mill
11/10 Glasgow, UK – Garage
11/11 Manchester, UK – Club Academy
11/12 London, UK – Electric Ballroom
11/13 Antwerp, BEL – Zappa
11/15 Hamburg, GER – Gruenspan
11/16 Hannover, GER – Faust
11/17 Berlin, GER – SO36
11/18 Wroclaw, POL – Zaklete Rewiry
11/19 Leipzig, GER – Felsenkeller
11/20 Prague, GER – Futurum
11/22 Vienna, AUT – Arena
11/23 Verona, ITA – Factory Club
11/24 Stuttgart, GER – LKA
11/25 Pratteln, SWI – Z7
11/26 Munich, GER – Backstage
11/27 Wiesbaden, GER – Schlachthof

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