Rock band Shinedown has announced several US headlining tour dates for this spring with support coming from Bush and Airbourne. The band also has tour dates with Stone Sour, Papa Roach, Three Days Grace, and P.O.D., all of which can be seen below.
The Carolina Rebellion music festival will be headlined this year by Alice In Chains on May 4th and Soundgarden on May 5th. Other acts include Deftones, Three Days Grace, 3 Doors Down, Volbeat, and many more. The event will take place at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina.
“After wrapping up our last U.S. tour, we were planning on recharging our batteries for awhile, but we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to play with the mighty Soundgarden in what will be one of the only shows we’ll play in the U.S. this year,” says Tim Mcllrath of Rise Against.
Michael Poulsen of Volbeat comments, “In Europe and the U.S., we have enjoyed the experiences that come from being a part of the festival environment, just as the fans do. Looking forward to Carolina Rebellion!”
The line up for the 2013 edition of Rock On The Range has been announced and it’s basically full of bands that I would punch a few puppies to see. Headlining the 3-day event are Soundgarden, Alice In Chains, and Smashing Pumpkins while amazing bands such as Bush, Stone Sour, Volbeat, Lamb Of God, In Flames, Ghost, Heaven’s Basement, and more are also slated to perform. A nearly complete list of bands performing can be seen below.
The 3-day event begins Friday, Mar. 17th and ends Sunday night, Mar. 19th.
Alice In Chains’ Jerry Cantrell states, “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!”
Korn’s Jonathan Davis adds, “Head is back!! Rock On The Range is going to start it all off!! Get ready, we are going to hit it hard!!”
Gavin Rossdale of Bush comments, “Bush are thrilled to be playing Rock On The Range with such great bands. We look forward to seeing you all out there.” READ MORE
Fans of hard rock band Three Days Grace were shocked yesterday when the band announced that singer Adam Gontier had quit the band due to medical reasons. The band also announced that My Darkest Days singer Matt Walst had joined on as singer for their upcoming tour with Shinedown.
Now, singer Adam Gontier has released a statement with his explanation for leaving the band. You can read the full explanation below. READ MORE
Adam Gontier has officially left hard rock band Three Days Grace due to an unspecified medical emergency. My Darkest Days singer Matt Walst has already been announced as lead vocalist for the band’s N. American tour with Shinedown.
TDG bassist Brad Walst, who is the older brother of Matt, states, “We were surprised and distressed by Adam’s sudden departure. We are however very excited for this upcoming tour, and to have my brother Matt stepping in as lead singer.”
You can hear rehearsal samples of Matt with the band performing “The High Road,” “Chalk Outline” and “Riot” below. READ MORE
What is better than hard rock and hot chicks? Well, aside from hard rock, hot chicks and some horror thrown into the mix, not much I tell you! So that’s why I want to know which of you ladies thinks you’ve got what it takes to become the Miss Uproar 2011! That’s right, the Rockstar Uproar festival, which features bands such as Avenged Sevenfold, Three Days Grace, Seether, Bullet For My Valentine, and many more, are looking to make one hometown hottie a very lucky lady! Check out the video after the jump for all the details.