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The third annual Monster Energy Aftershock Festival returns to Discovery Park near downtown Sacramento September 13th & 14th, 2014,
The lineup includes Godsmack, Weezer, The Offspring, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Limp Bizkit, Rise Against, Chevelle, AWOLNATION, Seether, Mastodon, Pennywise, Bad Religion, and many more.
After last year’s festival (sold-out with 32,000 in attendance), the festival is expanding to four stages in 2014, offering more bands than ever.
The daily band lineup for is as follows (with more bands to be announced on July 1st):
Saturday, September 13
Weezer, The Offspring, Limp Bizkit, AWOLNATION, Chevelle, Bad Religion, Pepper, Black Label Society, Hellyeah, Memphis May Fire, Fuel, Dead Sara, Nothing More, The Last Internationale, Butcher Babies, Emmure, Sleepwave, Anti-Mortem, Eyes Set To Kill, Viza, Dig The Kid
Sunday, September 14
Rob Zombie, Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch, Rise Against, Seether, Mastodon, Pennywise, Theory of a Deadman, Buckcherry, Of Mice & Men, We Came As Romans, Black Stone Cherry, KYNG, Otherwise, Lacuna Coil, Redlight King, We Are Harlot, Burn Halo, Crossfaith, New Medicine, Cilver
Los Angeles-based rockers Buckcherry took the stage Tuesday night at Dixie Roadhouse in Cape Coral despite the best efforts of local religious group the Holy Family.
In a letter posted on the band's bus door (check it out below), as well as on the venue's door, a spokesperson for the Holy Family in Cape Coral demanded that the show be canceled. "I do apologize for the last minute notice," the letter began, "however I'm afraid the concert is going to definitely have to be canceled."
The author continued, citing Buckcherry's "totally disgusting" lyrics and their "contrived ignorant babble and filth" as the reasons that the show must not go on. In a twist few saw coming, the letter also made a note of pointing out that aside from the explicit lyrics, the "Holy Family very much enjoys Buckcherry's music."
In addition to the letter, Dixie Roadhouse also confirmed two separate bomb scares. The details of the scares are not readily available, nor is it confirmed that the Holy Family is responsible, but the letter's closing paragraph states that "anyone who says this is a hoax is a lying idiot."
Despite the trouble, Buckcherry persevered, and took the stage. Venue security "stepped it up and the show went off without a hitch," according to the band's manager.
"We came here to entertain a large group of people that wanted to have a good time," said guitarist Keith Nelson, "and that's exactly what we did." Lead singer Josh Todd added "Buckcherry has always been about having a good time and we express ourselves the way we want to because we are free. They don't like our lyrics and hide behind religion as an excuse to attack us as a group or treat other people poorly. Well they can just fuck right off." More...
Buckcherry has posted a video for "Wrath," the third music video from current studio release "Confessions." Watch it below.
"They say it's the quiet ones you gotta look out for, you know why? Because they keep all their wrath inside..." says Buckcherry frontman Josh Todd of the song. "This is a fight song - fuck the system or the system fucks you!"
The video was directed by Billy Jayne, who also directed "Gluttony," the first single released from "Confessions." Buckcherry is currently touring overseas in Europe, the United Kingdom, and Australia through December 12th. The band celebrates the new year with a hometown show January 17th, 2014 at The Whisky A GoGo in West Hollywood, CA. More...
Rockers & rollers get ready: Sweden's Hardcore Superstar will be embarking on a journey, co-headlining with Buckcherry this fall throughout Europe.
To give you a little impression of what to expect, Hardcore Superstar just released a video trailer for the tour. Check it out below. Dates for the trek are also available after the jump.
New videos high on explosives as well as the alluring temptation to walk into a dark forest after you have murdered a hooker. More...
Buckcherry released a new music video for the track "Nothing Left But Tears." The song appears on the band's latest effort "Confessions," which is available via Century Media Records. The video was directed by Daniel Andres Gomez Bagby.
Check it out here:
The first annual Ernie Ball Aftershock Battle Of The Bands will be held from August 12th -September 6th, 2013. Bands can enter the competition--and fans can vote for their favorite band--at this location.
The grand prize winner of this unsigned band competition will have the opportunity to perform on the Ernie Ball Stage on Sunday, September 15th at Monster Energy’s Aftershock Festival held September 14th and 15th at Discovery Park near downtown Sacramento, CA.
The top 100 “Buzz Rated” bands that sign up for the Ernie Ball Aftershock Battle Of The Bands will be eligible to win. A panel of judges will choose the winner of this global search for the best undiscovered rock band. The winning band will be announced on Monday, September 9th, 2013.
Ernie Ball will provide the winning band with an all-expense paid trip to the festival in Sacramento, CA and an Ernie Ball Music Man endorsement.
To enter the Monster Energy’s Aftershock Festival Ernie Ball Battle Of The Bands, bands must complete a short informational profile and upload at least one MP3 to the Battle Of The Bands website. Entrants should use the Band Promotional Toolkit provided in their profile after logging in to promote their entry on the web and drive fans to vote.
"Buzz Rating" is a proprietary system developed by Ernie Ball that gives a real time snap shot of each band's overall exposure level. The system takes into account both viral reach and real world factors that produce a 1-100 rating system giving a reading on each band's relevance within the industry. “Buzz Rating” also calculates fan votes as an overall percentage of each band’s rating. In order to boost “Buzz Rating,” bands should be sure their profile is complete with a valid link to their public Facebook profile.
The daily band performance lineup for Monster Energy’s Aftershock Festival is as follows: More...
An expanded band lineup has been announced for the second annual Monster Energy’s Aftershock Festival.
Additions to the Northern California summer rock festival - September 14 and 15 at Discovery Park near downtown Sacramento - include Sunday co-headliner Five Finger Death Punch, along with Testament, Filter, Miss May I, Thousand Foot Krutch, Love And Death, We As Human, Eye Empire, Gemini Syndrome, Girl On Fire, and Butcher Babies.
"We're excited to take the new albums out on the road so fans can hear some of the new music live,” says Five Finger Death Punch vocalist Ivan Moody. “And what better way to kick off our fall tour than with a massive festival like Aftershock?"
The updated daily band performance lineup for Monster Energy’s Aftershock Festival is as follows:
Saturday, September 14
Korn, Megadeth, Shinedown, Papa Roach, Skillet, Buckcherry, Testament, In This Moment, Steel Panther, P.O.D., Pop Evil, Thousand Foot Krutch, Otherwise, Love And Death, We As Human, Heaven’s Basement, Girl On Fire, Nothing More
Sunday, September 15:
Avenged Sevenfold, Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, A Day To Remember, Asking Alexandria, Halestorm, HIM, Falling In Reverse, All That Remains, Filter, Device, Miss May I, SOiL, Airbourne, Eye Empire, Gemini Syndrome, Butcher Babies, Ernie Ball Battle Of The Bands Winner TBA
Bands will perform one of the festival’s three stages: Monster Energy Main Stage East, Monster Energy Main Stage West and the Ernie Ball Stage. Details and ticket info can be found at this location.
In continued support of new release "Confessions," multi-platinum rockers Buckcherry have confirmed additional summer tour dates that will span from coast to coast, and even into Canada.
Dates are available after the jump. A lyric video for the new single "Nothing Left But Tears" can also be viewed below.
Lots of girls, bandanas, and as usual, excess, highlight this week’s video offering. More...
After the first leg of Hardcore Superstar's “C’mon Take On Me” tour, the group will take more live celebrations to other corners of Europe in November/December – in the course of a co-headliner tour with L.A. based rockers Buckcherry, including full sets of both bands. Catch Hardcore Superstar live:
Co-headliner tour with Buckcherry
08.11. D Cologne - Essigfabrik
09.11. D Berlin - Columbia Club
10.11. A Vienna - Szene
12.11. D Munich - Backstage
13.11. CH Zürich - Plaza
15.11. I Roncade - New Age Club
16.11. I Bologna - Estragon
17.11. I Milan - Alcatraz
19.11. D Aschaffenburg - Colos-Saal
20.11. F Vaureal - Le Forum
06.12. B Vosselaar - Biebob
07.12. NL Amsterdam - Melkweg
08.12. D Hamburg - Markthalle More...
An expanded band lineup and festival experience has been announced for the third annual Monster Energy’s Welcome To Rockville - April 27th and 28th 2013 - at Jacksonville’s scenic Metropolitan Park along the beautiful St. Johns River.
As part of the enhanced festival weekend, Monster Energy’s Welcome To Rockville will also feature the “Corona Light presents the Downtown Rockville Experience” -a Friday, April 26 pre-party and two after-parties on Saturday, April 27. Admission to the parties is FREE. The Friday, April 26 pre-party will feature Saliva with Evergreen Terrace at Underbelly in Jacksonville.
The Saturday, April 27 after parties include DJ Monk with special guests at 1904 Music Hall in Jacksonville, and Icey and Robert Goodman at Underbelly in Jacksonville. For full details, visit this location. More...
This year, the third annual Monster Energy’s "Welcome To Rockville" festival expands to two days - April 27 & 28, 2013 - at Jacksonville’s scenic Metropolitan Park along the St. Johns River.
The event will feature headlining performances from Alice In Chains and Limp Bizkit, as well as Jacksonville legends Lynyrd Skynyrd. The lineup for Welcome To Rockville also includes: 3 Doors Down, Shinedown, Stone Sour, Three Days Grace, Papa Roach, Bullet For My Valentine, Halestorm, Buckcherry, Hollywood Undead, Skillet, All That Remains, Device (featuring David Draiman from Disturbed), Asking Alexandria, Escape The Fate, Filter, In This Moment, Steel Panther, Motionless In White, Pop Evil, Otherwise, Saving Abel, Nonpoint, Red, Young Guns, Thousand Foot Krutch, Gemini Syndrome, Girl On Fire, and more.
A special Monster Energy’s Welcome To Rockville ticket presale will take place on Tuesday, January 29th and Wednesday, January 30th at select Metro PCS stores. No ticket service fees will be charged during the presale. The regular ticket onsale begins Friday, February 1 at 10am EST at this location, all Ticketmaster locations, and select Metro PCS stores. Two-day General Admission tickets will be just $99.50 plus service fees and single day General Admission tickets will be $54.50 plus service fees. A limited number of two-day VIP tickets and hotel packages will also be available.
"After selling out the last two years of Monster Energy’s Welcome To Rockville, I now see that the city is ready to bring a full-fledged two-day rock festival to downtown Jacksonville and make it a staple in North Florida music for years to come,” says Danny Wimmer of Danny Wimmer Presents. “We have great radio partners at ROCK 104.5 and X102.9 providing amazing support to the city and event which will make this year’s festival more massive than ever." More...
American rock festival Rock On The Range - which has expanded to three days this year - will hit hard with performances from some of rock’s biggest names. Pre-sale tickets are available at this location.
The 2013 line-up features Soundgarden, Alice In Chains, Smashing Pumpkins, Korn, Bush, Stone Sour, Three Days Grace, Papa Roach, Cheap Trick, Bullet For My Valentine, Volbeat, Lamb Of God, Skillet, A Day To Remember, Buckcherry, Halestorm, Hollywood Undead, All That Remains, Device (with David Draiman), Steel Panther, Sevendust, Sick Puppies, Asking Alexandria, Pop Evil, In Flames, Clutch, In This Moment, Black Veil Brides, The Sword, Ghost, Motionless In White, Red, Deuce, Middle Class Rut, Big Wreck, Oleander, Otherwise, Red Line Chemistry, Young Guns, Thousand Foot Krutch, Mindset Evolution, Tracer, Beware Of Darkness, Heaven's Basement, American Fangs, Love And Death, Gemini Syndrome, and more.
“We're really looking forward to returning to Rock On The Range with a batch of brand new killer Alice tunes to play for everyone!” says Jerry Cantrell, Alice In Chains.
“Head is back!!,” says Korn’s Jonathan Davis. “Rock On The Range is going to start it all off!! Get ready, we are going to hit it hard!!”
“Bush are thrilled to be playing Rock On The Range with such great bands,” says Bush’s Gavin Rosdale. “We look forward to seeing you all out there.” More...
Buckcherry has premiered a new video for “Gluttony” - the first single from the "Confessions" album - through AOL's Noisecreep.com. Check out the track right here or in the player below.
The clip was directed by Billy Jayne and features the band performing the song in a church filled with people indulging in all types of vices, while the video’s protagonist struggles to overcome his own gluttony.
The multi-platinum Los Angeles rock band will release "Confessions" February 19th, 2013 via Century Media Records and the “Gluttony” single is available for purchase through iTunes now. Buckcherry vocalist Josh Todd explains the inspiration for the “Gluttony” video: “The concept of the video is excess, consuming everything excessively, and moderation is not even in the equation. I’m very familiar with that, and a lot of guys in the band are familiar with that.”
He continues: “Because the record is called Confessions, we filmed the video in a church, we got Jesus down there--which is killer--and we got a lot of our fans in it, which is amazing. They came out on their own time and really put in a lot of sweat equity, so thank you to them.”
Guitarist Keith Nelson elaborates, “We worked with Billy Jayne, who hasn’t done a lot of music videos. It was really refreshing to see his take on what we’re doing because he totally gets the music, he’s connecting with it, and he’s taking it to a different place than a guy who does videos for a living. We got a guy who actually makes movies and TV shows to put his spin on it and it’s been really positive.” More...
Multi-Platinum Los Angeles rock band Buckcherry will release new CD "Confessions" on February 19th, 2013 via Century Media Records. "Gluttony" - the first single from the album - will be available for purchase through iTunes tomorrow (Tuesday, December 11th).
In the meantime, a free download of "Gluttony" is available today only (Monday, December 10th) through Century Media here. A lyric video for "Gluttony" can also be seen below.
Buckcherry just wrapped a string of U.K. dates and will headline North American shows in late December and January before joining Kid Rock as special guests on the upcoming "Rebel Soul" Tour beginning February 2nd in Kansas City, MO. In addition, Buckcherry will co-headline Fremont Street Experience's Downtown Countdown New Year's Eve 2013 celebration in Las Vegas December 31st. More...
Multi-Platinum rock band Buckcherry will join Kid Rock as a special guest on the upcoming “Rebel Soul” tour beginning February 2nd in Kansas City, MO.
“’Great American Rock n’ Roll’: Kid Rock and Buckcherry. That’s all you have to say. The baddest rock n’ roll tour with the American badass himself,” says Buckcherry vocalist Josh Todd.
While on the road, Buckcherry will preview new songs from the forthcoming "Confessions" album, due out in early 2013. This marks the band’s sixth studio album and first U.S. release for Century Media Records. The lyrics for Confessions are tied together by the underlying theme of the Seven Deadly Sins.
Fans will get an early taste of the album when “Gluttony,” the first single from "Confessions," is released as an iTunes single on December 11th. Upcoming tour dates are as follows: More...
Buckcherry is proud to announce that the band's next studio album, "Confessions," will be the first domestic release with new label Century Media Records. The album is planned for an early 2013 release on Century Media in the United States and via Eleven Seven Music worldwide, with new tracks to be unveiled in the coming weeks.
"The time has come to finally announce the release of our sixth LP, Confessions," says Buckcherry frontman Josh Todd. "This is our coolest album yet and I think a lot of people will relate, if you love BC you are going to get a chance to be part of a great story - join the revolution and let's rock!"
"This is, by far, our most ambitious record," says guitarist Keith Nelson, who co-founded Buckcherry with Todd in 1995 after the duo met in a Los Angeles tattoo shop. "We are very proud of the work we've done and we are looking forward to presenting it to our fans."
"Confessions" is an album based on the seven deadly sins, and is part of a larger vision that includes a film written by Josh Todd, who based the album's lyrics on his childhood and transformation into adulthood.
Buckcherry remains on the road throughout 2012, appearing in Japan later this month and returning to the United Kingdom Nov. 20 - Dec. 10.
Band performance times have been announced for Epicenter — Southern California’s Rock Festival. The day-long rock festival set for Saturday, September 24th at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, CA, will feature 12 hours of rock music with performances from 15 bands on two stages.
The lineup includes: Limp Bizkit, Staind, Papa Roach, Five Finger Death Punch, Buckcherry, Puddle Of Mudd, Skillet, Everlast, RED, P.O.D., Asking Alexandria, Redlight King, Middle Class Rut, Crossfade and Drive A. Epicenter marks the first Southern California show for headliners Limp Bizkit in over a decade and their first American live performance of 2011. Band performance times are as follows (set times subject to change):
EPICENTER Main Stage
9:50 PM Limp Bizkit
8:50 PM Staind
8:00 PM Papa Roach
7:10 PM Five Finger Death Punch
6:20 PM Buckcherry
5:40 PM Puddle Of Mudd
5:05 PM Skillet
4:30 PM Everlast
4:00 PM RED
The Monster Energy Stage
3:15 PM P.O.D.
2:25 PM Asking Alexandria
1:40 PM Redlight King
12:55 PM Middle Class Rut
12:10 PM Crossfade
11:30 AM Drive A
Although the 2011 Jägermeister Music Tour featuring Buckcherry recently wrapped up its U.S. run, there’s still plenty of rock left to share. This week, there are not one, buttwo episodes of JägerTV. You can check out the two video clips with headliners Buckcherry below.