Full Lineup Revealed For Virtual “Slay At Home” Festival

The full lineup for the virtual “Slay At Home” festival has officially been revealed. The event, which was organized by Metal Injection’s Frank Godla, will take place on May 29-30 and it will feature quarantine performances, commissioned music, collaborative covers, and more.

Lineup:

Never Before Seen Performances By:

Suicide Silence
TesseracT
Gavin Rossdale (Bush)
Matt Heafy (Trivium)
Twelve Foot Ninja
Tyler Bates
Steve ‘N’ Seagulls
Darkest Hour
Allegaeon
Entheos
Der Weg einer Freiheit
O’Brother
Khemmis
Silvertomb
Mantar
Astronoid
Employed To Serve
Spirit Adrift
Spotlights
Cadaver
Andy Gillion
Johnny Booth
Panamama
Moon Destroys
Nitesoil
Contracult Collective
Spylacopa
Del Judas
Myrone
Chronus
AA Williams
Angel Vivaldi
GlerAkur
Jo Quail

Commissioned Music By:

“Pallid Veil”:
Luc Lemay (Gorguts)
Dave Davidson (Revocation / Gargoyl)
Liam Wilson (Azusa, ex-The Dillinger Escape Plan)
Elliot Hoffman (Carbomb)

“Digital Ink”:
Ben Weinman (Suicidal Tendencies, ex-The Dillinger Escape Plan)
Billy Rymer (END, ex-The Dillinger Escape Plan)
Brian Sullivan (Thoughtcrimes)

“Solo Set”:
Roy Mayorga (Stone Sour)

“DJ M’s Wacky Attacky”:
Manuel Gagneux (Zeal & Ardor)

Cover Collaborations By:

Pustulus Maximus (GWAR)
Tiziano Volante (Zeal & Ardor)
Trevor Strnad (The Black Dahlia Murder)
Sacha Dunable (Intronaut)
Johnny Kelly (Silvertomb / Type O Negative)
Ash Pearson (Revocation)
Brody Uttely (Rivers Of Nihil)
Gwarsenio Hall (Two Minutes To Late Night)
Dirk Verbeuren (Megadeth)
Steve Zing (Samhain/Danzig)
Hank Hell (Silvertomb)
Pepe Clarke (Kyng)
Jesse Korman (The Number Twelve Looks Like You)
Conor Marshall (Sylosis),
Greg Burgess (Allegaeon)
Frank Godla (Metal Injection)
Mrs. Smith
Phil Pendergast (Khemmis)
Justine Jones and Sammy Urwin (Employed To Serve)
Kevin Antreassian (ex-The Dillinger Escape Plan)
DJ Scully (The Number Twelve Looks Like You)
Billy Rymer (ex-The Dillinger Escape Plan)
Scott Carlson (Repulsion)
Ra Diaz (Suicidal Tendencies)
Phil Demmel (ex-Machine Head)
Marta Demmel (Bleeding Through)
John Tempesta (The Cult, ex-Rob Zombie)
Mike Tempesta (ex-Powerman 5000)
Joey Vera (Armored Saint)
Graham Bonnet (Rainbow / MSG)

Guest Appearances By:

Gost
Don Jamieson (That Metal Show)
Jose Mangin (Sirius XM Liquid Metal)
Brian Slagel (Metal Blade Records)
Charlie Benante (Anthrax)
Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed)
Tony Foresta (Municipal Waste)
Chuck Billy (Testament)
Chef Brian Tsao
Chef Chris Santos
Jessica Pimentel (Orange Is The New Black)
Rob Caggiano (Volbeat)

Art Installations By:

Mario Duplantier (Gojira)
Vincent Castiglia
Trine Grimm
Jodi Cachia
Zein
Carin Hazmat
Nathaniel Shannon
Kevin Wilson
Rodrigo Fredes
Vertebrae 33
Stefan Raduta

Godla commented:

“By keeping the set times between 5 and 15 minutes for each artist, it allows me to not only keep things moving, but mix it up in ways that conventional festivals simply can’t. Every single hour will contain big names and emerging artists right next to each other.

I’m trying to look at the bright side of our current situation, and not only make this an entertaining way to see the artists you love flex their creativity in new ways, but hope this event acts as a place of discovery for every viewer out there.

Finding a band or artist to fall in love with is the mark of a great festival to me, and it’s my honor to share the work of these amazing individuals I curated because I’m passionate about them. I’ve been in touch with all of them every step of the way, and some even managed to throw me a few surprises.

I’m honored and humbled to have all of them part of this, they truly went above and beyond to showcase their craft for the Slay At Home fest, and I can’t wait for the world to see something really special come to life this weekend.”

Money raised from the event will benefit MusiCares and Global Giving.

Suicide Silence Planning Virtual World Tour

Suicide Silence have announced that they are planning a virtual world tour. The band will be livestreaming pro-shot live shows and Q&A sessions in various markets with ticket purchases set to be “geo-gated within a reasonable radius so that only those in that general area can view it’s particular stream.”

The band said the following:

“Big Announcement w/ More Details Coming Soon! Read Below!

SUICIDE SILENCE announces Virtual World Tour with unique sets exclusive merchandise & custom experiences in each market.

Each show will feature a professionally filmed multi-camera live set along with an extensive post-performance Q&A. Every market will have it’s ticket purchase geo-gated within a reasonable radius so that only those in that general area can view it’s particular stream. Fans will be able to participate in a live chat with each other & the band throughout the experience.

All ticket purchasers will have access to an Exclusive Merch Collection that includes an official tour shirt specifically for their market as well as a number of other items that will never be sold elsewhere.

The streamed performances will go on sale several weeks or months in advance whereas fans will be able to communicate their set list preferences & make other special requests leading up to their show. Several dates are being finalized with Los Angeles & New York expected to kick things off some time in June.

The band comments ‘With touring conditions as they are we want to give these local metal communities a place to come together & experience a new type of SUICIDE SILENCE show. The ability for us to schedule a performance anywhere around the world with each market’s time zone in mind will be a huge positive. We’ll be able to play for places we’ve only been to once twice or maybe never before & no one other than them will ever get to see that particular performance. While we plan to begin with markets where we had to cancel or postpone recent shows we’ll certainly keep all market requests in mind & add shows around the globe accordingly. Of course once we’re able to properly tour without extreme audience restrictions we’ll book as many shows as physically possible. Until then we’ll be offering up a variety of unique virtual experiences & we can’t wait for this all to kick off!’

#SuicideSilence #SSLive #VirtualWorldTour #VirtualWorldTour2020”

Suicide Silence Stream “Become The Hunter” B-Side “Overlord”

Suicide Silence have released a new song titled “Overlord.” This track is a b-side from the band’s latest album “Become The Hunter.” Eddie Hermida commented:

“The inspiration for ‘Overlord’ came from the events surrounding the Heaven’s Gate mass suicide in the late ’90s. The lyrics involve not allowing yourself to be ruled by others, which is a concept that’s highly relatable to many aspects of how we still live today.”

Watch Jinjer And Suicide Silence Members Cover Nirvana’s “Territorial Pissings”

Jinjer’s Tatiana Shmailyuk and Eugene Abdiukhanov recently teamed up with Suicide Silence’s Alex Lopez for a quarantine cover of Nirvana‘s “Territorial Pissings.” You can see footage of that below. This news comes after Jinjer and Suicide Silence postponed their spring tour due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Slipknot Announce Rescheduled Dates For Knotfest Japan

Slipknot have officially announced the new dates for Knotfest Japan. The event will take place on January 10-11, 2021 at the Makuhari Messe near Tokyo, Japan and the updated daily lineups can be found below:

January 10: Slipknot, Korn, Maximum The Hormone, Marilyn Manson, Coldrain, Crossfaith, Suicide Silence, Fear, And Loathing In Las Vegas, Noisemaker, Crazy N’ Sane, Praise, Mahousyoujo Ni Naritai, Paledusk, and The Sixth Lie.

January 11: Slipknot, Man With A Mission, Anthrax, BABYMETAL, Survive Said The Prophet, Mari Hamada, A Crowd Of Rebellion, The Kanmuri, The Winking Owl, Ailiph Doepa, and Band-Maid.

Suicide Silence To Release “Become The Hunter” B-Side “Overlord”

Suicide Silence will be sharing a new song titled “Overlord” via Nuclear Blast‘s Twitch on April 20 at 10am PDT/1pm EDT/7pm CET. The track, which is a b-side from the band’s latest album “Become The Hunter”, will officially be released on May 1.