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Killswitch Engage, Converge + More Slated For 2014 ‘This Is Hardcore Fest’

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Necks will be snapped and the pit will be packed for the annual 'This Is Hardcore Fest.' This year's four-day extravaganza will be held at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia from July 24-27.

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Avenged Sevenfold + Korn Lead 2014 Mayhem Festival – Full Schedule Announced

Avenged Sevenfold-Korn
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com (2)

It's that time of year again. With summer only a few months away, the full lineup and tour schedule for the 2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival has been announced.

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Motorhead + Skindred Bow Out of ‘World’s Loudest Month’ Festival Dates

Motorhead Skindred
Theo Wargo / Jim Dyson, Getty Images

There's been a little bit of lineup adjusting for some of the major rock festivals taking place in the coming months. The big news is that Motorhead and Skindred will both be missing out on some of their scheduled appearances at several of the 'World's Loudest Month' festivals.

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Machine Head To Headline 2014 Scion Rock Fest

Robb Flynn
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

The lineup for the sixth annual Scion Rock Fest has been unveiled. Among the 25 plus bands playing are headliners Machine Head and High on Fire along with Red Fang and Crowbar. The free event will be held at multiple venues in Pomona, Calif. on May 17.

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Pop Evil + Nonpoint Lead 2014 Operation Rock Fest

Pop Evil Nonpoint
Spencer Kaufman / Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

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.

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Korn, Slayer, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch and More to Play 2014 Rock USA Festival

Korn - Slayer - Rob Zombie
Ethan Miller, Getty Images / Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire / Antonio Marino, Loudwire

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.

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Slipknot Taking Knotfest to Japan in 2014

Slipknot
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

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.

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2014 Rock on the Range Daily Lineups Revealed

Guns N Roses Avenged Sevenfold Five Finger Death Punch
Mark Metcalfe, Getty Images / Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com (2)

Those heading to the 2014 Rock on the Range festival in Columbus, Ohio can start mapping out their weekend. That’s because the daily lineups for the three-day music weekend have been revealed.

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Two People Killed and Many Injured as Car Plows Into Crowd at South by Southwest Festival

Screen Capture / thestatesman.com
Screen Capture / thestatesman.com

Update 5PM ET: A few key facts in our original story have been changed to reflect new information that has surfaced since the initial reports of the incident. Included among those is the identity of the suspect and a clarification about the two people who were killed.

Horrific news to report out of the popular South By Southwest (SXSW) Festival in Austin, Texas, when a driver attempting to avoid a drunk driving stop smashed through a barricade and plowed into a crowd waiting to get into one of the many venues taking parking in the festival. More than 20 pedestrians were injured outside the Mohawk nightclub and two people traveling on a scooter were killed.

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Metallica, Slayer, Lamb of God + Anthrax Head Up 2014 Heavy Montreal Festival

Metallica Slayer
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

That rumble you just felt came from Canada as organizers of the Heavy Montreal Festival have unveiled a lineup worthy of its name. When you start with Metallica, Slayer, Lamb of God and Anthrax, you know you've got a rocking music weekend on tap.

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