Whoopi Goldberg Attends The HU’s New York City Show

It looks like Whoopi Goldberg is a fan of The HU. The actress attended the band’s September 18 show at Irving Plaza in New York City and even hung out with the group backstage. The HU shared the below photo of the meeting on their social media accounts:

Every Time I Die & Memphis May Fire Added To 2021 Louder Than Life Festival

Every Time I Die and Memphis May Fire have been added to the 2021 Louder Than Life festival. Their additions come after Helmet, Red Fang, and Hyro The Hero were all forced to drop off the event. Louder Than Life will be held on September 23-26 at the Highland Festival Grounds at the KY Expo Center in Louisville, Kentucky.

Here’s the daily lineups:

September 23: Korn, Staind, Cypress Hill, Anthrax, Beartooth, Sevendust, Knocked Loose, Wage War, Memphis May Fire, Escape The Fate, Zero 9:36, Avoid, Currents, Jeris Johnson, Another Day Dawns, and Blame My Youth.

September 24: Metallica, Jane’s Addiction, Rise Against, Gojira, Killswitch Engage, Starset, Avatar, Fever 333, Turnstile, Cleopatrick, Dead Sara, ’68, The Violent, South Of Eden, Tallah, Joyous Wolf, and Contracult Collective.

September 25: Disturbed, Snoop Dogg, Machine Gun Kelly, Volbeat, Suicidal Tendencies, Asking Alexandria, Atreyu, Grandson, Code Orange, Ice Nine Kills, Spiritbox, Red, Butcher Babies, Bones UK, Diamante, Siiickbrain, UnityTX, Dana Dentata, and The Messenger Birds.

September 26: Metallica, Judas Priest, Mudvayne, Seether, Pennywise, Skillet, Sabaton, The Hu, Badflower, Tremonti, Fozzy, Every Time I Die, Ayron Jones, From Ashes To New, Teenage Wrist, Tempt, Dead Poet Society, and Like Machines.

The set times can be found in the below Instagram post:

Disturbed, Volbeat, & Atreyu Added To 2021 Louder Than Life Festival

Disturbed, Volbeat, and Atreyu have been added to the 2021 Louder Than Life festival. That event is set to take place on September 23-26 at the Highland Festival Grounds at the KY Expo Center in Louisville, KY. Here’s the daily lineups:

September 23: Korn, Staind, Cypress Hill, Anthrax, Beartooth, Sevendust, Knocked Loose, Wage War, Helmet, Escape The Fate, Zero 9:36, Hyro The Hero, Avoid, Currents, Jeris Johnson, Another Day Dawns, and Blame My Youth.

September 24: Metallica, Jane’s Addiction, Rise Against, Gojira, Killswitch Engage, Starset, Avatar, Fever 333, Turnstile, Cleopatrick, Dead Sara, ’68, The Violent, South Of Eden, Tallah, Joyous Wolf, and Contracult Collective.

September 25: Disturbed, Snoop Dogg, Machine Gun Kelly, Volbeat, Ghostemane, Asking Alexandria, Atreyu, Grandson, Code Orange, Ice Nine Kills, Spiritbox, Red, Butcher Babies, Bones UK, Diamante, Siiickbrain, UnityTX, Dana Dentata, and The Messenger Birds.

September 26: Metallica, Judas Priest, Mudvayne, Seether, Pennywise, Skillet, Sabaton, The Hu, Badflower, Tremonti, Fozzy, Red Fang, Ayron Jones, From Ashes To New, Teenage Wrist, Tempt, Dead Poet Society, and Like Machines.

Volbeat Announce Fall U.S. Tour

Volbeat have announced a fall U.S. tour. Here’s the dates:

09/23 Orlando, FL – Rebel Rock
09/24 Atlanta, GA at Tabernacle (feat. Twin Temple)
09/26 Oklahoma City, OK at The Criterion (feat. Twin Temple)
09/28 San Antonio, TX at Sunken Garden Amphitheater (feat. The HU & Twin Temple)
09/29 Lubbock, TX at Lonestar Amphitheater (feat. The HU & Twin Temple)
10/02 San Diego, CA at The Observatory North Park (feat. Municipal Waste & Twin Temple)
10/06 Los Angeles, CA at Hollywood Palladium (feat. Municipal Waste)
10/08 Sacramento, CA – Aftershock Festival
10/09 Paso Robles, CA at Vina Robles Amphitheatre (feat. Twin Temple)
10/10 Oakland, CA at The Fox Theater (feat. Twin Temple)

Sabaton Announce 2022 European/UK Tour With The HU & Lordi

Sabaton have announced a 2022 European/UK tour with The HU and Lordi. Pär Sundström commented:

“We have all been waiting for far too long for this… And we are more ready than ever. By the time we start this tour, we will have a whole treasure chest of new songs to play along with a lot of other surprises. You do not want to miss ‘The Tour To End All Tours’.”

Tour Dates:

03/04 Oslo, Norway – Spektrum
03/05 Stockholm, Sweden – Avicii Arena
03/06 Copenhagen, Denmark – Royal Arena
03/08 Hamburg, Germany – Barclays Arena
03/09 Luxembourg, Luxembourg – Esch zur Alzette Rockhal
03/11 Berlin, Germany – Mercedes Benz Arena
03/12 Prague, Czech Republic – O2 Arena
03/13 Budapest, Hungary – Arena
03/15 Milan, Italy – Lorenzini District
03/16 Geneva, Switzerland – Arena
03/18 London, UK – Wembley Arena
03/19 Leeds, UK – First Direct Arena
03/20 Cardiff, UK – Motorpoint Arena
03/22 Glasgow, UK – Hydro
03/24 Antwerp, Belgium – Sportpaleis
03/25 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Ziggo Dome
03/26 Leipzig, Germany – Quarterback Immo.Arena
03/28 Paris, France – La Seine Musicale
03/30 Vienna, Austria – Stadthalle
03/31 Munich, Germany – Olympiahalle
04/01 Cologne, Germany – Lanxess Arena
04/02 Hannover, Germany – ZAG Arena
04/04 Krakow, Poland – Tauron Arena
04/06 Tallinn, Estonia – Saku Arena
04/08 Kuopio, Finland – Kuopio Hall
04/09 Helsinki, Finland – Hartwall Arena

Bush, Falling In Reverse, Philip H. Anselmo And The Illegals, & T-Pain Added To 2021 Blue Ridge Rock Festival

Bush, Falling In Reverse, Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals, and T-Pain have been added to the 2021 Blue Ridge Rock Festival. That event is scheduled to take place at the Blue Ridge Amphitheater in Danville, VA on September 9-12.

Daily Lineups:

September 9: Breaking Benjamin, A Day To Remember, The Ghost Inside, Halestorm, Skillet, Black Label Society, P.O.D. (performing “Satellite”), Sabaton, Tech N9ne, Testament, Hatebreed, Spiritbox, From Ashes To New, Miss May I, Chelsea Grin, Adelitas Way, Texas Hippie Coalition, Slaves, All Good Things, Islander Four Thirty Four, Heirloom, MX The American, A New Day Rising, Orange Jumpsuit, Nail Bite, Forever We Roam, Friends IN Hell, Major Moment, Far From Few, and Hostile Array.

September 10: Rob Zombie, Limp Bizkit, Rise Against, I Prevail, Chevelle, Anthrax, Asking Alexandria, Clutch, Motionless In White, Atreyu, Sevendust, Fever 333, Knocked Loose, Fozzy, Crown The Empire, D.R.U.G.S., Bad Omens, Nonpoint, Light The Torch, Saul, Stitched Up Heart, Tallah, Burden Of The Sky, Tara Lynch, Blud Red Roses, Fate Destroyed, Dead Fervor, Of The Fallen, Southbound Beretta, A Feasting Beast, One Of The Lost, Someday You’ll Know Us, To Begin Anew, Next Attempt, Semper Acerbus, Set For Tomorrow, Dread Engine, Dark Summer, Mistry Eyed, Detoura, N.A.S.H., Sevenstones, Nameless Anonymous, Cannon Hill, Dying Oath, Artwork For The Blind, The Phoenix Within, and Redeye.

September 11: Five Finger Death Punch, Megadeth, Lamb Of God, Seether, Cypress Hill, Theory Of A Deadman, Trivium, Body Count, Beartooth, Avatar, Wage War, Jelly Roll, Badflower, In Flames, 10 Years, All That Remains, Corrosion Of Conformity, Escape The Fate, Spite, Brand Of Sacrifice, Another Day Dawns, Black Satellite, The Impurity, Artusha, Inner Image, Voxx, Breaking Theory, Deiform, Failure By Proxy, Citizen Kane, Motorjunkie, Awesome Ray Ray, Seasons, Pigweed, Overlord SR, Waking The Sleeper, Alyxx, Two Sides Of Me, Alukah, Days Under Authority, Head Hunter, Wor, Aurin, Hollow Intent, Rvnt, Gravebound, Solidify, We Rise To Fall, Demyze, Pulses, and Splintered Reality.

September 12: Shinedown, Papa Roach (performing “Infest“), Falling In Reverse, Bush, Gojira, Mastodon, Killswitch Engage, Underoath, Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals (“A Vulgar Display Of Pantera” set), The HU, Pop Evil, Ice Nine Kills, August Burns Red, Ayron Jones, We Came As Romans, Drowning Pool, Fit For A King, Ill Niño, Currents, Fame On Fire, Eyes Of The Living, Kill The Imposter, State Of Illusion, Cursor, F.I.L.T.H., Blackwater, Ignite The Fire, Just Standing, A War Within, Sinshrift, New Haven, Magg Dylan, Detroit Voodoo, Flight Club, Watersdeep, Casting Shadowz, Supmikecheck, Burn On Re-Entry, Roachzilla, Redefind, Matt The Band, and Mourn The Illusion.

Steve-O and Lou Brutus will host the festival, which will also include a club experience with Ludacris, Lil Jon, T-Pain, and Rev Run.

The HU Announce Fall North American Tour

The HU have announced a fall North American tour. The trek will consist of headlining shows, festivals, and several dates supporting Halestorm.

Tour Dates:

09/01 Buffalo, NY – Art Park (feat. Halestorm & Cory Marks)
09/03 Kansas City, MO – Azura Amphitheater (feat. Halestorm & Cory Marks)
09/04 Camdenton, MO – Ozarks Amphitheater (feat. Halestorm & Cory Marks)
09/05 Pryor, OK – Rocklahoma (12:00pm)
09/08 Asheville, NC – Thomas Wolfe Memorial (feat. Halestorm & Cory Marks)
09/09 Indianapolis, IN – The Vogue Theatre
09/10 Mansfield, OH – Inkcarceration
09/12 Danville, VA – Blue Ridge Rock Festival (12:00pm)
09/14 Philadelphia, PA – Theatre of Living Arts (TLA)
09/15 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Sound Stage
09/16 Asbury Park, NJ – The Stone Pony
09/17 Munhall, PA – Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall
09/18 New York, NY – Irving Plaza
09/21 Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
09/22 New Haven, CT – Toad’s Place
09/23 Dover, DE – Firefly Festival
09/25 Morgantown, WV – Metropolitan Theatre
09/26 Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life
09/30 Houston, TX – House of Blues
10/01 Dallas, TX – The Hifi – Dallas
10/02 Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Music Festival
10/04 Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse
10/05 Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall
10/06 New Orleans, LA – Republic New Orleans
10/09 Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Music Festival
10/12 Flint, MI – The Machine Shop
10/13 Chicago, IL – Park West
10/14 Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater – Minneapolis
10/15 Milwaukee, WI – The Rave II (Downstairs)
10/16 Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s
10/18 Boulder, CO – Boulder Theater
10/19 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
10/20 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex – Rockwell
10/21 Garden City, ID – Revolution Concert House
10/23 Calgary, AB – MacEwan Hall – University of Calgary
10/24 Edmonton, AB – The Midway Bar
10/26 Vancouver, BC – The Commodore Ballroom
10/27 Seattle, WA – The Showbox
10/29 San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands Festival
10/31 Los Angeles, CA – El Rey Theatre

Metallica Announce 30th Anniversary Expanded Edition Of “The Black Album”, Recruit Corey Taylor, Ghost, Volbeat, Etc. For Companion Covers Album

Metallica will be releasing an expanded 30th anniversary edition of their 1991 self-titled album (aka “The Black Album”) on September 10. The effort has been remastered and it will be available in multiple formats including a limited edition deluxe box set featuring two 180 gram LPs, a picture disc, three live LPs, 14 CDs, 6 DVDs, a 120-page hardcover book, four different tour laminates, three lithos, three guitar picks, a folder with lyric sheets and a download card.

In other news, Metallica have also recruited over 50 artists for a special covers album called “The Metallica Blacklist.” All profits from that release will be donated to charity. Here’s the track listing:

01. Alessia Cara & The Warning – “Enter Sandman“
02. Mac Demarco – “Enter Sandman“
03. Ghost – “Enter Sandman“
04. Juanes – “Enter Sandman“
05. Rina Sawayama – “Enter Sandman“
06. Weezer – “Enter Sandman“
07. Sam Fender – “Sad But True” (live)
08. Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit – “Sad But True“
09. Mexican Institute Of Sound feat. La Perla & Gera Mx – “Sad But True“
10. Royal Blood – “Sad But True“
11. St. Vincent – “Sad But True“
12. White Reaper – “Sad But True“
13. Yb – “Sad But True“
14. Biffy Clyro – “Holier Than Thou“
15. The Chats – “Holier Than Thou“
16. OFF! – “Holier Than Thou“
17. PUP – “Holier Than Thou“
18. Corey Taylor – “Holier Than Thou“
19. Cage The Elephant – “The Unforgiven“
20. Vishal Dadlani, Divine, Shor Police – “The Unforgiven“
21. Diet Cig – “The Unforgiven“
22. Flatbush Zombies feat. DJ Scratch – “The Unforgiven“
23. Ha*Ash – “The Unforgiven“
24. José Madero – “The Unforgiven“
25. Moses Sumney – “The Unforgiven“
26. J Balvin – “Wherever I May Roam“
27. Chase & Status feat. Backroad Gee – “Wherever I May Roam“
28. The Neptunes – “Wherever I May Roam“
29. Jon Pardi – “Wherever I May Roam“
30. Sebastian – “Don’t Tread On Else Matters“
31. Portugal. The Man feat. Aaron Beam – “Don’t Tread On Me“
32. Volbeat – “Don’t Tread On Me“
33. The Hu – “Through The Never“
34. Tomi Owó – “Through The Never“
35. Phoebe Bridgers – “Nothing Else Matters“
36. Miley Cyrus feat. Watt, Elton John, Yo-Yo Ma, Robert Trujillo & Chad Smith – “Nothing Else Matters“
37. Dave Gahan – “Nothing Else Matters“
38. Mickey Guyton – “Nothing Else Matters“
39. Dermot Kennedy – “Nothing Else Matters“
40. Mon Laferte – “Nothing Else Matters“
41. Igor Levit – “Nothing Else Matters“
42. My Morning Jacket – “Nothing Else Matters“
43. Pg Roxette – “Nothing Else Matters“
44. Darius Rucker – “Nothing Else Matters“
45. Chris Stapleton – “Nothing Else Matters“
46. Tresor – “Nothing Else Matters“
47. Goodnight, Texas – “Of Wolf And Man“
48. Idles – “The God That Failed“
49. Imelda May – “The God That Failed“
50. Cherry Glazerr – “My Friend Of Misery“
51. Izïa – “My Friend Of Misery“
52. Kamasi Washington – “My Friend Of Misery“
53. Rodrigo Y Gabriela – “The Struggle Within“

Miley Cyrus, Andrew Watt, Elton John, Yo-Yo Ma, Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith’s cover of “Nothing Else Matters“ can be found below, along with Juanes‘ cover of “Enter Sandman.“ A remastered version of “Enter Sandman” is also available below, along with live and demo versions of the track.

Halestorm Announce Headlining Dates

Halestorm have announced some headlining U.S. shows. The band will also be joined by The HU, Cory Marks, and more on select dates.

Tour Dates:

07/30 York, PA – York State Fair
08/14 Council Bluffs, IA – KIWR River Riot
08/31 Syracuse, NY – NY State Fair
09/01 Buffalo, NY – Art Park (feat. The HU & Cory Marks)
09/03 Kansas City, MO – Azura Amphitheater (feat. The HU & Cory Marks)
09/04 Camdenton, MO – Ozarks Amphitheater (feat. The HU & Cory Marks)
09/05 Pryor, OK – Rocklahoma
09/08 Asheville, NC – Thomas Wolfe Auditorium (feat. The HU)
09/09 Danville, VA – Blue Ridge Rock Festival
09/11 Nashville, IN – Brown County Music Center (feat. Crobot)
09/12 Mansfield, OH – Inkcarceration
11/04 Boise, ID – Revolution Center (feat. Rival Sons & Dorothy)
11/17 Salt Lake City, UT – The Union (feat. Plush)
12/08 Joliet, IL – Rialto Square Theatre (feat. Lilith Czar)

Daily Lineups Revealed For 2021 Blue Ridge Rock Festival

The daily lineups have been revealed for the 2021 Blue Ridge Rock Festival. The event is scheduled to take place at the Blue Ridge Amphitheater in Danville, VA on September 9-12 and it will feature the following:

September 9: Breaking Benjamin, A Day To Remember, The Ghost Inside, Halestorm, Skillet, Black Label Society, P.O.D., Sabaton, Tech N9ne, Testament, Hatebreed, Spiritbox, From Ashes To New, Miss May I, Chelsea Grin, Texas Hippie Coalition, Slaves, All Good Things, and Islander.

September 10: Rob Zombie, Limp Bizkit, Rise Against, I Prevail, Chevelle, Anthrax, Asking Alexandria, Clutch, Motionless In White, Atreyu, Sevendust, Fever 333, Knocked Loose, Fozzy, Crown The Empire, D.R.U.G.S., Bad Omens, Nonpoint, Light The Torch, Saul, Stitched Up Heart, Tallah, and Burden Of The Sky.

September 11: Five Finger Death Punch, Megadeth, Lamb Of God, Seether, Cypress Hill, Theory Of A Deadman, Trivium, Body Count, Beartooth, Avatar, Wage War, Jelly Roll, Badflower, In Flames, 10 Years, All That Remains, Corrosion Of Conformity, Escape The Fate, Spite, Brand Of Sacrifice, and Another Day Dawns.

September 12: Shinedown, Papa Roach, Gojira, Mastodon, Killswitch Engage, Underoath, Pop Evil, The Hu, Rev Run, Ice Nine Kills, August Burns Red, Ayron Jones, We Came As Romans, Drowning Pool, Fit For A King, Ill Niño, Adelitas Way, Currents, and Fame On Fire.