Slipknot, Pantera, Limp Bizkit, Etc. Set For 2023 Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival

The lineup has been revealed for this year’s Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival. The event will take place at the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, OH on July 14-16 and it will feature the following:

July 14: Limp Bizkit, Volbeat, Highly Suspect, Coal Chamber, Hatebreed, P.O.D., Slaughter To Prevail, We Came As Romans, Fit For A King, Chelsea Grin, Kublai Khan TX, Vended, Mothica, A Killer’s Confession, Thousand Below, Fox Lake, Violent New Breed, Dark Signal, Lonewolf, Sid Stratton, Southbound Beretta, and Bittersweet Revenge.

July 15: Pantera, Lamb Of God, In This Moment, Motionless In White, Underoath, The Ghost Inside, Suicide Silence, Memphis May Fire, Mushroomhead, Fire From The Gods, The Violent, Varials, Woe Is Me, Like Moths To Flames, Uncured, Heartsick, Asava, Set For Tomorrow, Fight From Within, Half Heard Voices, Harmless Habit, and Ghostatic.

July 16: Slipknot, Megadeth, Bush, Flyleaf (with Lacey Sturm), Asking Alexandria, Wage War, GWAR, Crown The Empire, 10 Years, Fame On Fire, Dayseeker, Gideon, Eva Under Fire, Slay Squad, Last Of Our Kind, Clifford, Nerv, Scarlett O’Hara, More Than Never, Traverse The Abyss, Frayle, God Of Nothing, and Darkhorse Saloon.

We Came As Romans Announce U.S. Tour With ERRA & Brand Of Sacrifice

We Came As Romans have announced a headlining U.S. tour. ERRA and Brand Of Sacrifice will serve as support.

Tour Dates:

01/19 Pittsburgh, PA – Mr Smalls
01/20 Philadelphia, PA – TLA
01/21 Worcester, MA – The Palladium
01/22 New York, NY – Irving Plaza
01/24 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
01/25 Richmond, VA – Canal Club
01/26 Charlotte, NC – The Underground
01/27 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
01/28 Orlando, FL – House of Blues
01/30 Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
01/31 Austin, TX – Empire
02/01 Dallas, TX – House of Blues
02/03 Phoenix, AZ – The Nile
02/04 Anaheim, CA – House of Blues
02/05 Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
02/07 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
02/08 Seattle, WA – The Crocodile
02/10 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
02/11 Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
02/13 Lawrence, KS – Granada
02/14 Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater
02/15 Chicago, IL – House of Blues
02/17 Columbus, OH – The King of Clubs
02/18 Detroit MI, – St. Andrew’s Hall

We Came As Romans To Perform “Darkbloom” In Full During Detroit, MI Shows

We Came As Romans will be celebrating the release of their new album “Darkbloom“ (out October 14) by performing it in full during two Michigan shows next month. Hollow Front will open. Here’s the dates:

10/12 Detroit, MI – Loving Touch
10/13 Detroit, MI – The Shelter

We Came As Romans Premiere “Golden” Music Video

We Came As Romans have premiered a new video for their new song “Golden.” This track is from the band’s new album “Darkbloom,” which will be released on October 14. Guitarist Joshua Moore commented:

“‘Golden’ is a song that’s really close to our hearts. I wrote the verse lyrics about the day that Kyle passed, that morning when we got the call, and the emotion we felt. Kyle was such a bright light in our lives, and it felt like that light was gone without him. This song was about dealing with those feelings and trying to find a way through this new darkness we all felt completely lost in.”

The Ghost Inside Announce First Annual “Rebirthday Bash”

The Ghost Inside have revealed the details for their first annual “Rebirthday Bash.” That event will take place at the Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas, NV on November 18-19. The first night will feature: The Ghost Inside (greatest hits set), Hatebreed (“Perseverance” 20th anniversary set), Comeback Kid, Bleeding Through, and Foreign Pain. The second night will feature: The Ghost Inside (“Get What You Give” set), We Came As Romans, Comeback Kid, and SpiritWorld.

The Ghost Inside commented:

“We’ve dreamed of putting together an event like this for years, and we couldn’t be more excited to bring you the first annual Rebirthday Bash!

We will spend two nights in Las Vegas celebrating our second chance at life. We’ll be joined on Night One by none other than the best to ever do it, Hatebreed, performing their iconic album ‘Perseverance‘ in full.

Night Two will feature a one time only 10 year anniversary performance of ‘Get What You Give‘, hosted by Shapel Lacey.

We’ll be joined BOTH nights by our friends Comeback Kid, as well as appearances by We Came As Romans, Bleeding Through, Foreign Pain, and Spirit World. We have tons of fun planned for the weekend and can’t wait to share it with you!

Presale starts tomorrow @ 10am local with code ‘SHINER’ at”

Crown The Empire Dropped From “Trinity Of Terror” Dates Amid Abuse Allegations, We Came As Romans To Replace Them

Crown The Empire will no longer be joining Ice Nine Kills, Black Veil Brides, and Motionless In White on the second leg of their “Trinity Of Terror” tour. We Came As Romans will now be taking their place.

Tour Dates:

08/30 Denver, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre (feat. In This Moment) (no We Came As Romans)
09/03 Omaha, NE – Liberty First Credit Union Arena
09/04 Pryor, OK – Rocklahoma (no We Came As Romans)
09/06 Fort Wayne, IN – Allen County War Memorial Expo Center
09/07 Cleveland, OH – Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
09/09 Scranton, PA – Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain
09/10 Alton, VA – Blue Ridge Rock Fest (no We Came As Romans)
09/11 Asheville, NC – Arena
09/13 Milwaukee, WI – Eagles Ballroom
09/14 Sterling Heights, MI – Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill
09/16 Bonner Springs, MO – Azura Amphitheater
09/17 Saint Charles, MO – The Family Arena
09/18 Cincinnati, OH – ICON at The Andrew J Brady Music Center

Crown The Empire’s removal from the trek is seemingly related to abuse allegations that were leveled against guitarist Brandon Hoover. The alleged victim said the following about those accusations:

“When Brandon stood over me LAUGHING and screaming over and over that I was a cheating slut and he was done with me while I sobbed in the fetal position trying to protect myself because he had already thrown me across the room into a dresser and left me covered in bruises… he had already begun replacing me with the girl he is now dating. He gaslit me entirely for feeling confused and upset when he took me out of his music video in favor of casting “some random girl” who acted weird around me on set until I had to leave for work… it wasn’t until months after our breakup I finally realised who she was and how she was completely part of his life so quickly after we separated. After that incident spanned an entire night, he claimed to black out whilst still conscious and couldn’t remember what he did to me. He begged me to forgive him and promised to quit drinking and get into therapy. I knew I wasn’t safe but I loved him so much I tried to let him change. Two weeks later he was drinking again on tour, lying about it every day to me and telling me how much he was resenting me for being the reason he had to stop (he hadn’t stopped). When he finally admitted it a day before I was to fly out to be with him on tour he expected me to cave like I always had, forgive and accept his violation of my boundaries and “trust” him, and put myself in further danger. Saying I couldn’t take it anymore was the hardest thing I ever had to do because my love was real, the person I felt it for just didn’t exist. He was simply a figment of the manipulation he created to keep me around while I gave over everything I had to him for a year. I truly don’t know how to escape this nightmare. I will never be the same, and he is doing everything in his power to silence me. I’ll probably wake up tomorrow and this account will be gone too. Please follow me on TikTok and Twitter – @bambimaryjane and @downlowbambi He wants me to disappear and I’m starting to feel like I should. Share this if you’re able.”

She also shared a conversation she had with ex-Crown The Empire drummer Brent Taddie:

Architects Cancel North American Tour

Architects have cancelled their North American tour with We Came As Romans and Like Moths To Flames. The trek was unable to move forward due to “logistical issues.”

Architects commented:

“It pains us to announce that despite the best efforts of everyone in our band, our crew and the rest of the team, a number of logistical issues have forced us to cancel our upcoming North America tour. We had been looking forward to playing so many new songs for you, but everything from transportation to visa approval timelines and other hurdles have made the trip impossible at this stage. We recognize the last few years have been a challenging time for everyone and we were really excited to perform for you and share moments together that only live music can facilitate. We will announce new plans to return as soon as we we can. The last thing we want to do is announce new dates that we will be unable to uphold.

Thank you for your understanding. We will be back.

In the meantime, refunds for tickets & VIP will be made automatically to the method of payment used to purchase.”

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.

Crown The Empire Release New Version Of “Johnny’s Revenge” Featuring Members Of Ice Nine Kills, We Came As Romans, & D.R.U.G.S.

Crown The Empire have joined forces with Spencer Charnas (Ice Nine Kills), Dave Stephens (We Came As Romans), and Craig Owens (D.R.U.G.S.) for a new version of their song “Johnny’s Revenge.” You can check that out below:

Crown The Empire commented:

“We are excited to announce that we’ve recreated our song ‘Johnny’s Revenge‘ with guest features from 3 different bands: Spencer Charnas from Ice Nine Kills, Dave Stephens from We Came As Romans and Craig Owens from D.R.U.G.S.. All of these singers are a part of the era we grew up in and have played a huge role in helping our scene become what it is today.

To celebrate 10 years of our album ‘The Fallout’, we wanted to do something special for the people who’ve stuck with us over the past decade. One of the songs our fans always gravitated towards was ‘Johnny’s Revenge‘, a theatrical piece that’s part of a trilogy we created over the span of 3 albums. We can’t wait for everyone to hear this new version!”

We Came As Romans Premiere New Song “Plagued”

We Came As Romans have premiered a new song titled “Plagued.” This track is from the band’s new album “Darkbloom,” which will be released on October 14.

Guitarist Josh Moore said the following about the song:

“We’ve been waiting forever to release this song, and we’re stoked to finally put it out! We finished writing ‘Plagued‘ in January 2020, so it’s great to finally share it with our fans. My friend who I do a ton of writing with, Nick Sampson, texted me a little video of this idea for a riff he was working on – and I loved it. So I drove over to his place and we finished the song together – and then our friend Ryan Leitru came in and we all sat down and wrote the vocals to it.

Over a year later, when we were in the studio recording the album with Drew Fulk – we smoothed out just a few parts and the song was done! And now here we are – over two years later, able to share Plagued with you!

Lyrically, ‘Plagued‘ was about a part in the grieving process we all went through – feeling like the anguish you’re dealing with, then anger you’re dealing with, is turning you into a different person. That you’re watching yourself change into someone you don’t want to be – being consumed and overwhelmed by your grief. It’s an incredibly difficult thing to live with, and I hope this song can help anyone who’s feeling the same way.”

He also added the following about the album:

“We are so excited to finally be able to announce the release of our next record ‘Darkbloom‘. This will be our first record in five years, and we want to thank you all for being patient with us as we were figuring out if we could, and how we could continue moving forward as a band.

We wrote this record about all the feelings we felt, and all the emotional places we lived in, navigating the loss of our brother Kyle. Every song is about a different part of our lives over the past few years, an insight to the struggles we had, and how we were able to make it to where we are now. We hope you all can take a deep dive into these songs and connect with us – and if you’re feeling any of the ways we did, we hope these songs can help you push forward.

This record is dedicated to Kyle – we’ll never forget you, and we will never stop saying your name.”

“Darkbloom” Track Listing:

01. “Darkbloom”
02. “Plagued”
03. “Black Hole”
04. “Daggers”
05. “Golden”
06. “One More Day”
07. “Doublespeak”
08. “The Anchor”
09. “Holding The Embers”
10. “Promise You”