Asking Alexandria, Beartooth, more announced for Self Help Festival

The lineup for the 2018 Detroit, Michigan date of Self Help Festival is here! Check out the first wave of bands below! Read more: ADTR’s Jeremy McKinnon on why we need Self Help Fest now more than ever The Detroit edition of A Day To Remember‘s Self Help Festival will take place on September 29. Limp Bizkit, Asking Alexandria, Beartooth and more will take the stage at the Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill. “I just think it’s an escape from everything that’s going on in the world,” ADTR’s Jeremy McKinnon says of the festival. “That’s what music is to me, at least. … Continue reading

Warped Tour adds one more special guest

Another special guest has been added to the Warped Tour lineup. William Ryan Key will be joining the tour for a few performances. Read more: Here’s what merch bands are selling on Warped Tour The Yellowcard frontman will be playing on the Journeys Left Foot Stage from July 10 to July 14. Key shared on Twitter that he will be playing Yellowcard acoustic sets in Nashville, TN; Virginia Beach, VA; Camden and Holmdel, NJ during the last cross-country run of the tour. “Warped Tour was an integral part of the success Yellowcard was able to have,” he wrote. “I want the shows to be … Continue reading

Never Shout Never announce acoustic tour

Never Shout Never are going on an acoustic tour this fall. Check out the full list of dates and cities below! Read more: Adore Delano premieres stunning “27 Club” music video Vocalist Christopher Drew announced Never Shout Never are going on the Songs Of Love tour. The intimate shows will happen across the U.S. in September and October. The tour kicks off Sep. 11 in Cambrige, MA, and rounds up Oct. 4 in Denver, CO. Tickets go on sale Friday, Sep. 29, 10 a.m. ET. You can grab yours here. If you don’t see your city or state on the list, don’t … Continue reading

DEE SNIDER Says JAY JAY FRENCH Was Being 'Comedic' When He Made JUDAS PRIEST, SAXON Comments

Dee Snider has defended Jay Jay French after the TWISTED SISTER guitarist was slammed by fans and fellow musicians for criticizing other bands for continuing to perform well past their prime. As this past April’s Spooky Empire convention in Orlando, Florida, Jay Jay said that the members of SAXON are “80 fucking years old” and called the current touring lineup of JUDAS PRIEST “a cover band.” Jay Jay went on to say that TWISTED SISTER called it quits in 2016 because the members of the band wanted to go out while they could still deliver the kind of performances that … Continue reading

Review: Bebe Rexha's Expectations' Revels In Nineties-Loving Loneliness

Bebe Rexha's voice makes a quirky, squirmy sound that may not be your cup of squeak. But if it is, then it's crazily irresistible and, given the right melody, unstoppable. Her serpentine wail is the precious ingredient in some of today's biggest hits, the factor that's turned otherwise bland songs like Louis Tomlinson's "Back to You" and Florida Georgia Line's "Meant to Be" into body-rocking This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Review: Bebe Rexha’s Expectations’ Revels In Nineties-Loving Loneliness Review: Bebe Rexha's Expectations' Revels In Nineties-Loving Loneliness Review: Bebe Rexha's Expectations' Revels In Nineties-Loving Loneliness rollingstone Continue reading

ACCEPT's WOLF HOFFMANN On Singer Change: 'It's Been Somewhat Of A Miracle That We Pulled It Off As Good As We Have'

Catalan radio show and web site Simfonia Metàl·lica recently conducted an interview with guitarist Wolf Hoffmann of legendary German/American metallers ACCEPT. A few excerpts from the chat follow below. On how he looks back on ACCEPT‘s latest album, 2017’s “The Rise Of Chaos”: Wolf: “Every album sort of changes as time passes by; after you’ve had some time to reflect on it and after you’ve got many responses from the fans, you always have a different perspective. When you leave the studio, you’re too close to everything; you can’t see the forest for the trees, as they say. So with … Continue reading

Kanye West's Summer of Samples: How Two Reissue Labels Helped Make Wyoming Funky

"I gotta say, when it comes down to discovering weird samples, that dude's kind of all over it," says Now Again Records founder Eothen "Egon" Alapatt of Kanye West, the superstar producer who's dropped five sample-soaked releases in the past five This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Kanye West’s Summer of Samples: How Two Reissue Labels Helped Make Wyoming Funky Kanye West's Summer of Samples: How Two Reissue Labels Helped Make Wyoming Funky Kanye West's Summer of Samples: How Two Reissue Labels Helped Make Wyoming Funky rollingstone Continue reading

Former Toys ‘R’ Us CEO planning to reboot store

It looks like a potential reboot of Toys “R” Us might be in the works. Read more: Five arrested for rave inside abandoned Toys “R” Us In a new report from Bloomberg, unnamed sources have said that former Toys “R” Us CEO Jerry Storch has been in contact with multiple investors to see if a reboot of the beloved toy chain would be possible. According to the report, in order for the reboot to actually happen, Storch’s company will have to win over the rights to Toys “R” Us’ “intellectual property” from a bankruptcy auction that is scheduled to happen within a month. As … Continue reading

Vinnie Paul: Public Memorial Announced for Pantera Drummer

The family and record label of Vinnie Paul has announced a public memorial for the late Pantera drummer. "Vinnie Paul: A Public Celebration of Life" will take place Sunday, July 1st – the day after Paul's private funeral in his native Texas – at Dallas' Bomb Factory venue. Fans hoping to attend the memorial must receive a This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Vinnie Paul: Public Memorial Announced for Pantera Drummer Vinnie Paul: Public Memorial Announced for Pantera Drummer Vinnie Paul: Public Memorial Announced for Pantera Drummer rollingstone Continue reading