Watch Shinedown’s Brent Smith And Eric Bass Perform Cover Of “Christmas Time Is Here”

Shinedown’s Brent Smith and Eric Bass recently performed a cover of Vince Guaraldi’s “Christmas Time Is Here” from the 1965 TV special “A Charlie Brown Christmas” for Baltimore’s 98 Rock. You can check that out below, along with acoustic performances of “Atlas Falls,” “Unity,” and “Monsters.”

Motionless In White, Crown The Empire, Upon A Burning Body, Etc. Set For 2015 “Unsilent Night”

The lineup has been revealed for the 2015 ‘Unsilent Night‘ Festival. The event will take place December 27, at the Bomb Factory in Dallas, TX, and will include: Motionless In White, Crown The Empire, Upon A Burning Body, Oh, Sleeper, I See Stars, The White Noise, Left Behind, Unity, Light The Fire, Bloodline, A Sudden Revive, The Vanity Affair, Skies Have Fallen, and The Human Experiment.


Cavalera Conspiracy, Jasta Etc. Added To 2015 New England Metal & Hardcore Festival

The fourth batch of bands have been revealed for the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival. The festival will take place at The Palladium in Worcester, MA from April 17th-19th. The newly announced acts include:

Cavalera Conspiracy, Corrosion Of Conformity, Jasta, Incantation, Shattered Sun, Vanna, Nasty, Gift Giver and Unity


The previously announced acts include:

Motionless In White, Between The Buried And Me, Overcast, The Banner, Black Mask, Homewrecker, Downpour, No Zodiac, Testament, Exodus Nuclear Assault, Nails, Indecision, Incendiary, Wisdom In Chains, For Today The Color Morale, My Ticket Home, The Red Chord, The Atlas Moth, Phinehas, Code Orange, Discourse, Suburban Scum, Allegaeon, Rivers of Nihil, The Agonist, Disgrace, God’s Hate, Thy Will Be Done, No Zodiac, Extinction AD, Vice, Absolute Suffering, Lorna Shore, The Last Ten Seconds of Life, Rotting Out, Death Before Dishonor, Cruel Hand, Rude Awakening, World of Pain, Shark Ethic, Ghost x Ship, Living Laser, Oath Fit For An Autopsy, Boris The Blade, On Broken Wings, Vital Remains, The Plot In You, I Declare War, Lionheart and These Streets

Emmure, Within The Ruins & More Added To South By So What?

The next wave of bands have been announced for South By So What? The newly added acts include:

Adaliah, Balance And Composure, Barrier, Bent Life, CHON, Circa Survive, Close Your Eyes, Emmure, Everyone Likes Cathleen, Famous Last Words, Fine Fine Titans, Fire From The Gods, Ghost Town, Gift Giver, Ice Nine Kills, Kublai Khan, La Dispute, Modern Pain, Power Trip, Set It Off, Silent Planet, Stray From The Path, Title Fight, Tratitors, Unity, Vulgar Display, Within The Ruins, and Wolves At The Gate.


These bands will be joining a lineup, which also includes:

Against The Current, As Blood Runs Black, As We Walk, Attila, Carnifex, Courage My Love, Crown The Empire, Death Before Dishonor, Elitist, Every Passing Dream, Hundredth, Knuckle Puck, Like Moths To Flames, My Ticket Home, New Years Day, No Bragging Rights, Norma Jean, Palisades, Polyphia, Rotting Out, Slaves, Suicide Silence, Sworn In, Take It Back!, The Color Morale, The Family Ruin, After The Burial, A Skylit Drive, Beartooth, Betrayal, Born Of Osiris, Boymeetsworld, Chelsea Grin, Front Porch Step, Hawthorne Heights , Memphis May Fire, My Body Sings Electric, Sirens & Sailors, Texas In July, This Legend, Upon A Burning Body, Vanna, Veil Of Maya, and Youth In Revolt. Atreyu, Chiodos, Hatebreed, Motionless in White, Cartel (performing Chroma in its entirety), Capsize, Conquer Divide, Dear You, Driver Friendly, Fallujah, Fear & Wonder, For the Win, For Today, Gideon, Hotel Books, Invent, Animate, I See Stars, Jesse Lawson, Mouth of the South, Oceano, Silent Scream, Superheaven, Last Ten Seconds of Life and This Wild Life, Enter Shikari, He Is Legend, Mayday Parade, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, The Maine, We Came as Romans, Black Tongue, Boris the Blade, Dayseeker, Ghost Atlas, Lydia, Monuments, Outline in Color, Parables, The Alchemy Index, The Browning, The Ongoing Concept and Yesterday as Today.

The festival will take place March 20 – 22, in Grand Prairie, Texas.