Following the recent announcement of the Toronto lineup, the organizers of Riot Fest have now unveiled the list of bands performing at the Chicago and Denver editions of the festivals, as well. While there are a great deal of alt-rock acts, there are a number of heavy hitters on the bills.
Down have just unleashed their new 'Down IV - Part II' EP, and the band has teamed up with Loudwire to offer a cool prize pack centered around the new disc.
Back in March, we reported that Zakk Wylde's Pelham Blue Bullseye Gibson LP Custom guitar was stolen out of the back of his tour bus during the Chicago stop on the Experience Hendrix trek. Now, there's some good news to report, as the Black Label Society frontman's prized axe has been recovered.
A verdict has been reached in the involuntary manslaughter case involving Daniel Baldi, who was accused of recklessly prescribing medications to late Slipknot bassist Paul Gray and eight other patients. After two counts of involuntary manslaughter were thrown out by the judge midway through the trial, Baldi has been acquitted of the remaining seven counts following a two-day deliberation by the jury.
My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult have been pumping out their unique brand of industrial music for more than 25 years, and the Chicago outfit is still going strong. In fact, the group is set to release 'Spooky Tricks,' its first studio album in five years, and we've got the exclusive premiere of the track 'The Way We Live Now' (listen below).