Nominees Announced For 2019 Kerrang! Awards

The nominees have been revealed for the 2019 Kerrang! Awards. You can check those out below and vote for your favorites HERE. The ceremony will be held on June 19 (location TBA).

Nominees:

Best British Breakthrough Act:

1. Yonaka
2. IDLES
3. Scarlxrd
4. Svalbard
5. Black Peaks

Best International Breakthrough Act:

1. Vein
2. The Interrupters
3. SWMRS
4. Simple Creatures
5. Angel Du$t

Best Song:

1. FEVER 333 – “Burn It”
2. Slipknot – “All Out Life”
3. Rammstein – “Deutschland”
4. While She Sleeps – “ANTI-SOCIAL”
5. Frank Iero – “Young And Doomed”

Best Album:

1. Architects – “Holy Hell”
2. Bring Me The Horizon – “amo”
3. Ghost – “Prequelle”
4. Behemoth – “I Loved You At Your Darkest”
5. Greta Van Fleet – “Anthem Of The Peaceful Army”

Best British Live Act:

1. Architects
2. Employed To Serve
3. Frank Carter And The Rattlesnakes
4. Enter Shikari
5. Don Broco

Best International Live Act:

1. FEVER 333
2. Metallica
3. Parkway Drive
4. Ghost
5. Mastodon

Best British Act:

1. Architects
2. Enter Shikari
3. Bring Me The Horizon
4. Iron Maiden
5. Biffy Clyro

Best International Act:

1. Slipknot
2. Foo Fighters
3. Metallica
4. Panic! At The Disco
5. Rammstein

Slipknot, Blink-182, Tool, Staind, Etc. Set For 2019 Aftershock Festival

The lineup has been revealed for the 2019 Aftershock Festival. The event will take place at Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA on October 11-13 and it will include the following:

October 11: Slipknot, Staind, Lamb Of God, Halestorm, Dropkick Murphys, Clutch, I Prevail, Beartooth, Motionless In White, Andrew W.K., Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals, Knocked Loose, Angel Du$t, While She Sleeps, DED, The Pink Slips, and Santa Cruz.

October 12: Blink-182, Rob Zombie, Bring Me The Horizon, Marilyn Manson, Stone Temple Pilots, Bad Religion, Highly Suspect, Ghostemane, Fidlar, The Interrupters, Fishbone, Badflower, Ho99o9, HEALTH, Parlor Mob, Sick Puppies, Spirit Adrift, Broken Hands, and Dead Posey.

October 13: Tool, Korn, A Day To Remember, Chevelle, BABYMETAL, Gojira, Architects, Falling In Reverse, Deadland Ritual, Fu Manchu, The Crystal Method, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, The Hu, Fire From The Gods, Joyous Wolf, Evan Konrad, Brkn Love, and Blue Midnight.

311 To Team Up With Dirty Heads For Summer Co-Headlining Tour

311 will be joining forces with Dirty Heads for a co-headlining tour. The Interrupters (select dates), Dreamers, and Bikini Trill will serve as support. In other news, 311 have also launched pre-orders for their upcoming album, which is expected to be released this summer. On top of that, their “Enlarged To Show Detail 3” film will also be screening in select theaters tonight (March 11).

Tour Dates:

07/02 Dayton, OH – The Rose Music Center at The Heights*+
07/05 Detroit, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre^+
07/06 Chicago, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre+
07/07 Duluth, MN – Bayfront Festival Park*+
07/10 Bonner Springs, KS – Providence Medical Center Amphitheater*+
07/12 Indianapolis, IN – Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center^+
07/13 Pittsburgh, PA – KeyBank Pavilion+
07/14 Hartford, CT – XFINITY Theatre+
07/18 Boston, MA – Xfinity Center^+
07/20 Darien Lake, NY – Darien Lake Amphitheater
07/23 Gilford, NH – Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion^+
07/24 Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center+
07/26 Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater+
07/27 Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion*+
07/28 Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek+
07/30 Atlanta, GA – Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park+
07/31 Charleston, SC – Volvo Car Stadium*+
08/02 West Palm Beach, FL – Coral Sky Amphitheatre+
08/03 Tampa, FL – Midflorida Credit Union Amphitheatre
08/04 Jacksonville, FL – Daily’s Place^
08/06 Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall Lawn+
08/07 Austin, TX – Austin360 Amphitheater+
08/08 Dallas, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory^+
08/10 Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion+ (311 only)
08/11 Chula Vista, CA – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre^+
08/16 Sacramento, CA – Papa Murphy’s Park at Cal Expo*
08/17 Portland, OR – Veterans Memorial Coliseum
08/18 Auburn, Wash. – White River Amphitheatre^
08/20 Salt Lake City, Utah – USANA Amphitheatre

*not a Live Nation date
^Dirty Heads close
+with The Interrupters

Stone Temple Pilots, Halestorm, Clutch, Etc. Added To 2019 UK Download Festival

More bands have been added to the 2019 UK Download Festival. The event will take place on June 14-16 at Donington Park in Derby, UK and the newly announced acts include: Stone Temple Pilots, Halestorm, Clutch, Beartooth, Fever 333, Palaye Royale, Black Peaks, Coldrain, Aaron Buchanan & The Cult Classics, Skid Row, Deadland Ritual, Brothers Osbourne, Last In Line, Behemoth, At The Gates, Conjurer, Batushka, Ne Obliviscaris, Trash Boat, Three Days Grace, Godsmack, Bad Wolves, Animals As Leaders, Heart Of A Coward, Intervals, Toska, GroundCulture, Cane Hill, Municipal Waste, Alcest, Sumo Cyco, Love Bites, Crystal Lake, Redhook, Twelve Foot Ninja, Like A Storm, SKYND, Those Damn Crows, Icon For Hire, Lost In Stereo, Parting Gift, and Vega. Previously announced acts include: Def Leppard (performing “Hysteria” in full & more), Slipknot, Tool, Slayer (final UK show), Smashing Pumpkins, Dream Theater, Lamb Of God, Eagles Of Death Metal, Anthrax, Alien Weaponry, Bad Flower, Black Futures, Blackberry Smoke, I Prevail, The Interrupters, Jinjer, Man With A Mission, nothing, nowhere., Our Last Night, Riding The Low, Royal Republic, State Champs, Underside, Whitechapel, Yours Truly, Zebrahead, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators, Whitesnake, Rob Zombie, Trivium, Amon Amarth, Carcass, Delain, Die Antwoord, Me First And The Gimmie Gimmies, Opeth, Power Trip, Reel Big Fish, Skindred, Starset, Tesla, The Amity Affliction, and Underoath.

Light The Torch, The Interrupters, Ded, Etc. Added To 2019 Epicenter Festival

Light The Torch, The Interrupters, Ded, Dead Girls Academy and Tetrarch have all been added to the 2019 Epicenter Festival. The event, which is replacing Carolina Rebellion, will take place at the Rockingham Festival Grounds in Richmond County, North Carolina on May 10-12 and the updated daily lineups can be found below.

May 10: Korn, Rob Zombie, The Prodigy, Evanescence, Machine Gun Kelly, Meshuggah, Skillet, Beartooth, Mark Lanegan Band, Dorothy, Black Pistol Fire, Zeal & Ardor, Knocked Loose, Slothrust, Wilson, Hands Like Houses, Hyro The Hero, Amigo The Devil, Ded, Arrested Youth, Vein, and Black Coffee.

May 11: Tool, Judas Priest, The Cult, Bush, Black Label Society, Circa Survive, Yelawolf, Motionless In White, The Damned Things, Starset, Grandson, Badflower, Memphis May Fire, Light The Torch, Wage War, Crobot, Dead Girls Academy, Sylar, Counterfeit., Pretty Vicious, Shvpes, Dirty Honey, Alien Weaponry, Hyde, and Tetrarch.

May 12: Foo Fighters, Bring Me The Horizon, 311, +Live+, Mastodon, Killswitch Engage, Architects, The Interrupters, Tom Morello, Fever 333, Reignwolf, Yungblud, The Glorious Sons, Ho99o9, While She Sleeps, Basement, Scarlxrd, Movements, Teenage Wrist, Demob Happy, Boston Manor, Cleopatrick, and The Dirty Nil.

In other news, organizers have also announced that Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson, and Jim Florentine of “That Metal Show” will be reuniting at the festival. They said the following:

“The rants, the debates, the rock star interviews and yes…Stump The Trunk are back! May 10 and 11, the 3 amigos of That Metal Show will be live onstage at the country’s biggest rock festival–EPICENTER–and we couldn’t be more stoked. The Boys Are Back In Town!”

Slayer, Smashing Pumpkins, Lamb Of God, Etc. Added To 2019 UK Download Festival

More bands have been added to the 2019 UK Download Festival. The event will take place on June 14-16 at Donington Park in Derby, UK and the newly announced acts include: Slayer (final UK show), Smashing Pumpkins, Dream Theater, Lamb Of God, Eagles Of Death Metal, Anthrax, Alien Weaponry, Bad Flower, Black Futures, Blackberry Smoke, I Prevail, The Interrupters, Jinjer, Man With A Mission, nothing, nowhere., Our Last Night, Riding The Low, Royal Republic, State Champs, Underside, Whitechapel, Yours Truly, and Zebrahead. Previously announced acts include: Def Leppard (performing “Hysteria” in full & more), Slipknot, Tool, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators, Whitesnake, Rob Zombie, Trivium, Amon Amarth, Carcass, Delain, Die Antwoord, Me First And The Gimmie Gimmies, Opeth, Power Trip, Reel Big Fish, Skindred, Starset, Tesla, The Amity Affliction, and Underoath.

Dropkick Murphys Announce 2019 “St. Patrick’s Day Tour”

Dropkick Murphys have announced the dates for their 2019 “St. Patrick’s Day Tour.” Booze & Glory, Lenny Lashley’s Gang Of One, and Amigo the Devil will serve as support on all dates (unless otherwise noted). The Interrupters, Stop Calling Me Frank, and The Devil Makes Three will also perfom on select dates. It’s worth noting that Dropkick Murphys will be playing two sets on March 16 including a matinee show and an after party featuring professional boxing and a special electric set complete with covers, guest vocalists, and fan karaoke. Fans that attend the full day will also be treated to an outdoor carnival with food, beer, a bounce house, and a dunk tank.

Tour Dates:

02/17 Poughkeepsie, NY – Mid-Hudson Civic Center
02/18 Toronto, ON – Rebel
02/19 Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe Live
02/20 Madison, WI – The Sylvee
02/23 Wichita, KS – The Cotillion
02/24 Dallas, TX – South Side Ballroom
02/25 Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom
02/27 Austin, TX – Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
03/01 New Orleans, LA – The Fillmore
03/02 Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall
03/04 St. Petersburg, Fla. – Jannus Live
03/05 Miami Beach, FL – Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater
03/06 Lake Buena Vista, FL – House Of Blues *
03/08 North Myrtle Beach, SC – House Of Blues
03/09 Knoxville, TN – The Mill & Mine
03/10 Richmond, VA – The National
03/11 Lancaster, PA – Freedom Hall
03/12 Portland, ME – State Theatre
03/14 Boston, MA – House Of Blues +
03/15 Boston, MA – House Of Blues ^
03/16 Lowell, MA – Tsongas Center %
03/17 Boston, MA – House Of Blues #

* with Booze & Glory, Lenny Lashley’s Gang Of One
+ with The Interrupters, Stop Calling Me Frank
^ with Booze & Glory, Amigo The Devil
% with The Devil Makes Three, Booze & Glory
# with Lenny Lashley’s Gang Of One, TBA