Ten bands will take part in a new feature at Riot Fest called "10 Years. 10 Essential Albums." The Offspring will play all of Smash in Chicago; Weezer will tackle the entire Blue Album in Chicago and Denver; Descendents will perform Milo Goes To College in Chicago and The Get Up Kids will do Something To Write Home About in Chicago. Those are just a few of the full-album performances, so head to the replies to see the full slate and buy tickets here.
The Fest has added The Melvins, United Nations, Chris Farren / Antarctigo Vespucci and more to their 2014 lineup. Check out the most recent update in the replies and all previously announced bands over yonder. Tickets for Fest 13 (Oct. 31 - Nov. 2) and Pre-Fest in Little Ybor 2 (Oct. 29-30) are available now.
Riot Fest will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year in Toronto (Sept. 6-7), Chicago (Sept. 12-14), and Denver (Sept. 19-21). The lineup has been announced and bands include The Cure, Weezer, Rise Against, The National, and more. Check out the full lineups so far for each date in the replies (with more announcements to come) and buy tickets here.
This Wednesday, we will be going on sale and announcing the bands, DJs and friends who will be joining us on the cruise, which sets sail March 13 thru March 16, 2015. More details to come. This will be a party at sea you won’t want to miss!
Jon Hopkins released a new version of "We Disappear," the opening track from (my personal favorite record of 2013) Immunity. It features new production and vocals from Lulu James. Stream it in the replies and check out his new North American tour dates as well.
2013's Absolute 100 inductee Infinity Crush has announced their first ever full band tour for the summer. Accompanied by Fun Home and Wish List, they'll be performing along the east coast. Check out the dates in the replies. Also, Infinity Crush's label Orchid Tapes has their entire back catalog for pay what you want on bandcamp, and basically everything they release is phenomenal.
Tickets for Mineral's fall tour are now onsale. Links and dates in the replies.
Reconnecting with each other and this material for the first time in 17 years has been a real joy and pleasure. The shows will be the icing on the cake. We are grateful for the opportunity and looking forward to getting to play for all the people who have loved us all along as well as the many who have discovered us posthumously along the way.
In addition to the earlier announcement of Mineral playing Fest 13, the Gainesville-based festival has also announced that Paint It Black, Iron Chic, The Copyrights, Make Do And Mend, The Dopamines and more have been added to the lineup. You can see today's announcement, along with a full list of bands performing, in the replies. Tickets are available now.
Mineral has announced seven reunion shows to celebrate their 20th anniversary; these are their first shows in 17 years. Emo mayor Into It. Over It. is opening all dates, and tickets will go on sale tomorrow, Friday, April 25, at 11am. Check the replies.