Foo Fighters have yet to announce an extensive North American tour for 2014, but a few of the band's enterprising fans in Richmond, Va. are not only hoping the group comes to play, they're banking on it. Organizers Andrew Goldin, Brig White, John McAdorey and Lucas Krost have launched a campaign to bring the band back to town after 15 years away with the promise of tickets sold.
How does so much sound come from one duo? That's the question often asked when U.K. upstarts Royal Blood turn up at shows. The pairing of Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher just formed last year, but have built a solid following in their homeland and are now starting to make in-roads in the U.S.
There are already quite a few rock festivals scheduled for the spring and early summer, but the Operation Rock Festival is the one that stands out for its commitment to the military men and women who serve our country. The event, which features headliners Pop Evil and Nonpoint, will take place June 21 in Fredericksburg, Va.
You'll want to start booking travel for Wisconsin this summer. That's because the lineup for this year's Rock USA festival has been unveiled and it definitely rocks. The event, which will be held July 16-19 at Ford Festival Park in Oshkosh, Wis., features such big name acts as Korn, Slayer, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch and more.
Nothing More are making their case to be included among the breakout bands of 2014. The band recently signed a record deal with Eleven Seven Music Group and are just starting to burn up the airwaves with their new single, 'This Is the Time (Ballast).'
This past weekend New York City fans flocked to Times Square for the sold out Asking Alexandria show at Best Buy Theater. The British lads are headlining their ‘Break Down the Walls’ tour in order to promote their latest record from ‘Death to Destiny.’ They were joined by supporting acts August Burns Red, We Came As Romans, Crown the Empire and Born of Osiris.
Slipknot are bringing back their Knotfest music event in 2014, but taking a page out of Ozzfest's book, Slipknot will be staging the fest in Japan. Slipknot were actually part of last year's one-off Ozzfest performance in Japan and will now deliver their very own festival to the country on Nov. 15 and 16.