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Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.
The daily band lineup has been announced for the second annual Northern Invasion taking place Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15 at Somerset Amphitheater in Somerset, WI, just outside the Twin Cities.
After quickly selling out its inaugural year with 25,000 fans in attendance, Northern Invasion expands to two full days in 2016. Single day tickets for Northern Invasion go on sale Wednesday, April 20 at 10:00 AM Central Time for $99 (plus fees).
The daily band lineup for Northern Invasion is as follows (subject to change):
Saturday, May 14
Rob Zombie, Shinedown, Chevelle, A Day To Remember, Lamb Of God, Clutch, Babymetal, P.O.D., Black Stone Cherry, Yelawolf, Asking Alexandria, Parkway Drive, Enter Shikari, Avatar, Aranda, Monster Truck, The Shrine, Hands Like Houses, Wild Throne, Second Pass More...
Onsite festival experience details and additional bands have been announced for the 10th year of Rocklahoma, set to be held May 27, 28 & 29 this year at the "Catch the Fever" Festival Grounds in Pryor, OK, just outside Tulsa.
Escape The Fate, Shaman’s Harvest, RavenEye and many more join Rocklahoma’s lineup of the best current rock artists and classic bands, which includes Scorpions, Disturbed, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Megadeth, Chevelle, 3 Doors Down, SIXX:A.M., Collective Soul, Sebastian Bach, and many more.
The three-day camping festival features music on three stages each day, as well as premium onsite camping amenities and VIP packages. In addition, the Rocklahoma campground stage hosts performances during the Thursday night campground party and in the afternoon and late night hours on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Full info on the lineup and vendors, as well as ticket details, can be found here. Registration for the Miss Rocklahoma competition is also underway now through April 20. Voting on the Top 10 finalists begins April 25 and five finalists will compete on stage at Rocklahoma for the chance to be named Miss Rocklahoma 2016. More...
10 Years will begin 2016 with a co-headlining tour alongside reggae rock outfit P.O.D. (which apparently still exists for some reason?).
The North American trek will see 10 Years return to the road supporting latest full length record, "From Birth To Burial," which was released in April of this year on the band's Palehorse imprint. Joining 10 Years and P.O.D. on the tour will be Australian prog-rock stalwarts Dead Letter Circus, as well as War Of Ages.
A current list of tour dates can be found below, with more to be announced soon.
1/24 – Pinellas Park, FL – England Brothers Park
1/28 – Winston-Salem, NC – Ziggy’s
1/29 – Wilmington, NC – Ziggy’s by the Sea
1/30 – Fredericksburg, VA – Hard Times Cafe
2/1 – Destin, FL – Club LA
2/2 – Baton Rouge, LA – Varsity Theatre
2/3 – Corpus Christi, TX – Brewster Street Ice House
2/6 – Abilene, TX – Abilene Civic Center
2/8 – Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
2/9 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Royal Bar
2/11 – Anaheim, CA – House of Blues
2/13 – Las Vegas, NV – Vinyl
2/14 – San Diego, CA – House of Blues
2/16 – West Hollywood, CA – Whisky A Go Go More...
More details have now landed online about the upcoming edition of Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare taking place at Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park, IL.
Detroit-based horrorcore/hip hop band Insane Clown Posse (good news for people who can't figure out magnets), rock band P.O.D., along with artists Stitches, Young Wicked, and Dope D.O.D., will perform at Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare on Saturday, October 3.
Tickets for the October 3 show at Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare go on sale Friday, August 28 at 10:00 AM CT and start at only $35. Tickets include the concert and haunted attractions. Tickets purchased at the door (if available) will start at $45. On October 3, doors open at 5:00 PM and the concert starts at 7:00 PM.
A limited number of VIP packages will also be available for purchase at here. All VIP packages include a commemorative t-shirt and quicker access to the haunted attractions than general admission.
As previously announced, October 2 & 4 at Great American Nightmare will also feature two special concerts with Rob Zombie.
The event's 2015 edition will feature three attractions based on Zombie’s own horror films: Captain Spaulding’s Clown School In 3D, The Devil’s Rejects, and 31. More...
Grammy-nominated SoCal outfit P.O.D. premieres a brand new song entitled "Speed Demon", taken from the band's forthcoming ninth studio album "The Awakening", which will be released on August 21st via T-Boy/UMC.
Check out now "Speed Demon" below.
The fourth annual Monster Energy Aftershock Festival will feature a lineup of hard rock, alternative and metal artists, as well as an expanded festival site with onsite camping Saturday, October 24th and Sunday, October 25th at its new home at Gibson Ranch just outside Sacramento, CA. In addition, the festival will feature live, in-ring matches with WWE’s NXT Superstars.
The band lineup for Aftershock 2015 includes Slipknot, Faith No More, Deftones, Shinedown, Jane’s Addiction, Marilyn Manson, Coheed & Cambria, Stone Temple Pilots, Breaking Benjamin, Seether, and more (daily lineup below).
Corey Taylor of Slipknot says, "We are really looking forward to playing Aftershock in Sacramento! A lot of great bands--can't wait to see everyone, from Manson to Clutch. Sacramento won't know what hit it when me and my friends are through."
Deftones’ Chino Moreno says, "We’re looking forward to being one of the headliners at Aftershock this year and performing in our hometown. It's always special to return to the city that made us."
Saturday, October 24: Slipknot, Shinedown, Marilyn Manson, Breaking Benjamin, Seether, Bring Me The Horizon, Black Veil Brides, Clutch, Hollywood Undead, P.O.D., Sevendust, Pop Evil, All That Remains, Helmet, Snot, Beartooth, Turbowolf, Art of Dying, Temperance Movement, Kill It Kid, Devour The Day, September Mourning, Stars In Stereo, Raveneye
Sunday, October 25: Faith No More, Deftones, Jane’s Addiction, Stone Temple Pilots, Coheed and Cambria, All Time Low, Death From Above 1979, Eagles of Death Metal, Sleeping With Sirens, Yelawolf, Failure, Glassjaw, Suicidal Tendencies, Issues, The Sword, Highly Suspect, ’68, Red Fang, One OK Rock, Madchild, Neck Deep, Pink Slips More...
Hard rock outfit P.O.D. is apparently still trucking along, and joins the slew of '90s bands that are releasing new material this year.
Guitarist Marcos Curiel announced to Texas radio station KFMX that the band's new album will be titled "The Awakening," with an August release date to be preceded by a single dropping in May. Hear all about it in the interview below.
New album "The Awakening" follows "Murdered Love" from 2012 and the "SoCal Sessions" from 2014.
The second annual Monster Energy Aftershock Festival has expanded to a full weekend in 2013. The fest will take place September 14th and 15th at Discovery Park near downtown Sacramento, CA.
The Aftershock Festival will feature two main stages, with headlining appearances from Avenged Sevenfold and Korn, as well as a special additional headliner to be announced on July 1st.
The lineup also includes Shinedown, Megadeth, Papa Roach, Volbeat, A Day To Remember, HIM, Skillet, Buckcherry, Halestorm, Asking Alexandria, In This Moment, All That Remains, Falling In Reverse, Device, Steel Panther, P.O.D., Pop Evil, Otherwise, Airbourne, SOiL, Heaven's Basement, Nothing More, and many others.
The daily band lineup has been announced for Rock Vegas - powered by Rockstar Energy Drink - which is being billed as "Sin City's Loudest Two-Day Rock Music Festival" and takes place Friday, September 28th and Saturday, September 29th at Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas.
The two-day rock extravaganza will feature performances from Rob Zombie, Shinedown, Marilyn Manson, and Godsmack, plus Staind, Stone Sour, Papa Roach, Buckcherry, Adelitas Way, All That Remains, P.O.D., Art of Dying, Redlight King, New Medicine, Deuce, Otherwise and more.
Rob Zombie provides some insight into what fans can expect from his theatrical live performance, noting: "I am packing up the trucks with everything I need to destroy Sin City's loudest music festival. I know Las Vegas has seen it all, but you ain't seen nothing like this."
The daily performance lineup for ROCK VEGAS powered by Rockstar Energy Drink is as follows:
Friday, September 28
Shinedown, Godsmack, Staind, Papa Roach, P.O.D., Adelitas Way, Deuce, Redlight King
Saturday, September 29
Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Stone Sour, Buckcherry, All That Remains, Art of Dying, New Medicine, Otherwise
Tickets go on sale Saturday, July 28th at 10:00 AM Pacific Time and are priced as low as $39 each, plus fees. VIP packages will also be available for purchase. Discounted hotel rates at Mandalay Bay, Luxor, and Excalibur are exclusively available for Rock Vegas attendees. To buy tickets, make hotel reservations, visit this location.
The third annual Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar festival returns this August and September for more than 30 shows throughout North America. The main stage features multi-platinum rock bands Shinedown, Godsmack, Staind, and Papa Roach, along with breaking band Adelitas Way.
In addition, the Ernie Ball Stage and Jägermeister Stage in the festival area will include performances from multi-platinum headliners P.O.D., as well as up-and-coming artists Fozzy, Deuce, Redlight King, Mindset Evolution (winner of the 2011 Best Buy Music Gear Battle Of The Bands Powered By Ernie Ball), In This Moment, Thousand Foot Krutch, Candlelight Red, and a local battle of the bands winner.
Fozzy will be touring in support of a new studio album, set to be released this summer via Century Media Records. A video clip announcing the tour can be viewed below. More...
The full lineup has now been announced for Rocklahoma, which takes place May 25-27 at “Catch the Fever” Festival Grounds in Pryor, OK. The Rocklahoma lineup is as follows:
Rob Zombie, Chickenfoot, Creed, Megadeth, Slash, Queensrÿche, Chevelle, Jackyl, Theory of a Deadman, Hellyeah, Puddle of Mudd, P.O.D., Volbeat, The Darkness, 10 Years, Cavo, Adelitas Way, Black Stone Cherry, Pop Evil, Trivium, Red, Redlight King, Art of Dying, Aranda, Janus, New Medicine, James Durbin, Eve to Adam, Falling In Reverse, Rival Sons, Anti Mortem, Gypsy Pistoleros, Lillian Axe, Wildstreet, Firstryke, Black Tora, Sunset Riot, The Glitter Boys, Fist of Rage, Switchblade, Scarlett, S.E.X. Department, Ragdoll, Down & Dirty, Hessler, Lynam, Diemonds, Ruff Justice, Soulicit, Rocker Lips, Mine Enemies Fall, Echo Vendetta, A Good Fight, Sweatin’ Bullets, Through the Thorns, Absence of Ink, For the Broken, EchoFuzz, Shotgun Rebels, Stun, Dagger, Unwritten Rulz, Desi & Cody, David Castro Band, McCuin, We the Ghost, Tiranico, Baron Von Swagger, TwoFold, Aformatic, Delay the Day, and Jamco Industries. More...
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
The official lineup for the 2011 edition of Southern California's "Epicenter" festival has been announced. The day long hard rock event is to take place on Saturday, September 24 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, California and is set to be headlined by reunited rap-metal act Limp Bizkit. The currently announced lineup is listed below, with more bands to be added in the coming weeks.
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH
PUDDLE OF MUDD
MIDDLE CLASS RUT
New live footage has made its way online featuring California nu-metal act P.O.D. performing a brand a new track. The song, titled "On Fire," can be streamed in the player below.
American nu-metal act P.O.D. has announced that it will be postponing its upcoming European/U.K. headline tour for a later date. The band offered a short statement on the matter by saying;
"P.O.D. is being forced to postpone their May and June European touring plans due a contractual breach by the organizing tour promoter. More disappointed than [the] fans, [we] will be working with different promoters to return to Europe in the Fall with specific announcements coming soon."
The dates in question can be found in the list below. More...
Alternative hard rock outfit P.O.D. (Payable On Death) has announced that the group is planning to sue record label INO Records. The band members claim they should have been paid $400,000 when ready to record a new album last November. P.O.D says INO is in breach of contract. More information on this story will be revealed as soon as it becomes available.
Stillwell, the band featuring Korn bassist Fieldy, P.O.D. drummer Wuv, and underground rapper Q Unique, has posted the band's first music video online. You can check out the clip for the song, "On And Poppin'" below. The song will appear on the band's forthcoming debut album, "Dirtbag," which will be released sometime later this year.
American alternative metal act P.O.D. has revealed the dates for its forthcoming World Tour. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues below:
04/14 La Paz, BOL – Aire Libre
04/15 Buenos, Aries, ARG – THE
04/16 Brasilia, BRA – Arena
04/17 Sao Paulo, BRA – Virada Cultural Paulista
04/19 Vitoria, BRA – Ilhacustico
04/20 Rio de Janeiro, BRA – Cirque Voador
04/21 Riberao Preta, BRA – Centro Tai Wan
05/25 Warszawa, POL – Proxima Club
05/27 St. Petersburg, RUS – Orlandina
05/28 Moscow, RUS – Milk Club
05/29 Tallinn, EST – Rockcafe
05/30 Helsinki, FIN – Tavastia Club
06/01 Kiev, UKR – Bingo Club
06/02 Limburg, NET – Nieuwe Nor
06/03 Purmerend, NET – 3P
06/04 Faroe Island, DEN – Fjarda Festival
06/06 Bratislava, SLO – Majestic Music Club
06/07 Praha, CZE – Retro Music Hall
06/08 Budapest HUN – A38 Boat
06/10 Milan, ITA – Carroponte Rock Fest
06/11 Pinaerlla di Cervia, ITA – Rock Planet
06/13 Rome, ITA – TBA
06/16 Birmingham, UK – HMV Institute
06/17 London, UK – HMV Forum
06/18 Moira, IRE – Water 4 Life
07/15 Cape Town, SAF – Cape Town International Convention Centre
07/16 Johannesburg, SAF – Pavilion
07/17 Durban, SAF – ICC Arena
P.O.D has been announced as the headlining act for the upcoming benefit concert for hospitalized Deftones bassist Chi Cheng. The event is taking place on August 14th, 2010 at the Fairplex in Pomona, California. The event starts at 3 P.M.
Other acts scheduled to appear include:
HEAD (formerly of Korn)
Secret and Whisper
Christian Extreme metal band The Crimson Armada has covered "Alive," which was the biggest hit that fellow Christian rockers P.O.D. ever recorded. The cover is available for download, along with Crimson Armada original "Composed of Stone." The links for both downloads are available off The Crimson Armada's MySpace Blog.