Last year's inaugural Monster Energy Aftershock Festival was a single day affair, but it was expanded to two days this year and packed with one of the most powerful lineups we've seen for years. Korn, Megadeth and Shinedown led night one of the fest on Saturday, Sept.14 in Sacramento, Calif., on day one of the extravaganza.
After their last album ‘Awake’ went platinum, Skillet had the daunting task of following it up. They are well on their way with ‘Rise,’ a concept album that was released in June and debuted at No. 1 on the rock album chart and No. 4 on the Billboard 200. The lead single ‘Sick of It’ immediately hit the Top 10 on the mainstream rock chart, while ‘American Noise’ topped the Christian chart.
There’s no better way to spend a summer day than with a massive tour such as Carnival of Madness. This year headliners Shinedown brought the madness to the Stone Pony Summerstage in Asbury Park, N.J., to kick off the trek on Aug. 11. Support included heavy hitters Skillet, Sevendust, In This Moment and We As Human.
Skillet are set to unleash their new album 'Rise' on June 25 and to celebrate, the band is teaming up with Loudwire and Noisecreep to offer up a cool prize pack for a lucky winner. The prize consists of a deluxe version of the 'Rise' album, a t-shirt, a guitar pick necklace and a red 'Rise' wristband.
Skillet have unveiled the official video for ‘Sick of It,’ the fist-pumping first single from their upcoming release ‘Rise,’ due out on June 25. The anthemic rocker perfectly complements the message behind their new disc, the story of a teen coming into their own and dealing with a world full of problems they have no control over.