After a five-year hiatus, Taste of Chaos 2015 comes back swinging with a marquee lineup featuring Jimmy Eat World, The Used, Dashboard Confessional, Thrice, The All-American Rejects, Saves The Day, Glassjaw, The Movielife, Story of The Year, Finch. Mark Hoppus (DJ set), Greek Fire and Adair.
Of Mice & Men regrets to announce that the remaining dates of the 'Full Circle Tour' will be cancelled. Therefore, tonight’s show at Soma in San Diego and Tuesday’s show at El Plaza Condesa in Mexico City will no longer go ahead. Lead singer Austin Carlile was admitted to a hospital yesterday morning and per doctor’s orders has been kept in overnight for evaluation. The band regrets not being able to perform for their fans and hopes to be back in both cities as soon as possible. Refunds for both shows will be available at point of purchase, however Of Mice & Men are planning to reschedule both...
The Fest has launched ticket sales for both Fest 14 (three days, $115) and Pre-Fest In Little Ybor 3 (two days, $60). There's also a combo pass for all five days that costs $165. All ticket info is here; you buy tickets here. The latest round of band additions includes Weston, Nothington, Toys That Kill, Underground Railroad to Candyland, The Moms, and more. While we're here: We actually missed a post with the second update of bands -- that update featured Title Fight, Modern Life Is War, As Friends Rust (REUNION/only US show in 2015), Bigwig, Into It. Over It., Smoke or Fire (playing Above the City), Pianos Become the Teeth, Red City Radio and more. All current 1,000,000 bands announced...
"We have spent the last few days doing everything we possibly can to make sure that these shows wouldn't be cancelled but at the end of the day the US government took far longer than anyone could have predicted giving Denis his visa which has left us no time to finish his visa process to enter the UK.
Riot Fest is moving from Humboldt Park to Douglas Park.
Recently, as evidenced in the media, there were those who attempted to divide the Humboldt Park community with unfair and unjust tactics that in no way represent the overwhelming majority of the 26th Ward residents and businesses. And while Riot Fest supporters stressed that without question, Riot Fest has done nothing short of showing their unparalleled devotion to the city and the neighborhood they called home, Riot Fest partners, Michael Petryshyn and Sean McKeough made the ethical decision not to allow the festival to be used as a pawn and removed Riot Fest from the conversation regarding the ever-changing face of Humboldt Park
Bad Timing Records have announced the new lineup for the Light Years and Head North tour. A Will Away has been added to the tour, No Good News has been dropped. No Good News has also deleted all of their social media presence on the internet and I'm hearing from multiple reliable sources they have disbanded.
Guitars have faded into the background of millennial music culture; rock no longer moves the needle like pop, hip-hop and even electronic dance music. When Pretty Lights (real name Derek Vincent Smith) was added to Big Guava's lineup in February, he immediately shot to the top line of the poster, leapfrogging rockers like Ryan Adams, Hozier and, yes, the Pixies.