Posts Tagged ‘lineup’

Metallica Tap Red Hot Chili Peppers, Deftones + More for 2013 Orion Festival

Juan Naharro Gimenez / Kevin Winter / Mark Metcalfe, Getty Images Metallica started 2013 in a big way by revealing that they would be staging their second annual Orion Music + More Festival in Detroit on June 8 and 9. Now, the band has unveiled the bands that will join them at the two-day extravaganza. Among the acts sharing the stage with Metallica will be Red Hot Chili Peppers , Deftones ,  Rise Against  and more. This year’s Orion Music + More festival will feature more than 30 bands across five live music stages. Other bands that are part of the lineup include Tomahawk, the Dillinger Escape Plan, Bassnectar, Gogol Bordello,Silversun Pickups, the Bronx, All Shall Perish and Dropkick Murphys, as well as Detroit natives Battlecross and Death. See the full lineup below. The event will also consist of the return of James Hetfield’s Custom Car & Motorcycle Show, Kirk Hammett’s Crypt, Lars Ulrich’s Hit the Lights Film Tent and Robert Trujillo’s Vans Vert Ramp along with the Metallica Museum and numerous other attractions just in case the many stages of music aren’t enough. In a press release, drummer Lars Ulrich states, “Last year’s Orion Music + More Festival was hands down the highlight of the Metallica calendar. A great time was had by all, especially the band members.” Ulrich continues, “The fact that it also resonated with enough of our fans and friends that it warrants another go-around in ’13 is beyond exciting. I can think of no better place than the Motor City, with its rich and diverse history of music, for the second ride on our Orion festival train. Bring it the f— on!” Presale starts Feb. 26 at 10AM ET and runs through Feb. 28 at 10PM ET for members of Metallica’s Met Fan Club. Options for the Met Fan Club presale are $125 including all fees for a 2-Day Pass or the Met Club Ultra 2-Day Pass, which includes front of stage viewing for Metallica’s set, exclusive Ultra Lounge access and more for $225 including all fees. The presale for Orion Music + More e-list members starts Feb. 27 at 10AM ET and runs through Feb. 28 at 10PM ET. Those subscribers can purchase $150 2-Day passes before they go on sale to the public. Tickets will go on-sale to the public on March 1 at 10AM ET for $150 for a 2-Day Pass including all fees. For more information on tickets, the lineup and more, go to the official Orion Music + More  website. Check Out the Lineup Announcement for Metallica’s 2013 Orion Music + More Festival 2013 Orion Music + More Festival Lineup: Metallica Red Hot Chili Peppers Rise Against Deftones Bassnectar Dropkick Murphys Gogol Bordello FLAG Silversun Pickups Foals Tomahawk Destroid (Excision + KJ Sawka + Downlink) The Joy Formidable Datsik Borgore Japandroids Dillon Francis Adventure Club 12th Planet Death Grips The Dillinger Escape Plan Dirtyphonics The Dirtbombs DEATH Fu Manchu The Bronx FIDLAR All Shall Perish The Orwells BATTLECROSS Cauldron [button href=”” title=”See Our Orion 2012 Coverage” align=”center”]

In This Moment, ‘Blood’ – Album Review

In This Moment have unleashed their fourth studio album ‘Blood’ and despite the lineup changes in the past year, the band seems to be a strong and cohesive unit — and ‘Blood’ is a testament of that strength. The disc kicks off with ‘Rise With Me,’ which is a prelude that has frontwoman Maria Brink crooning “Just say tonight / You’ll die here with me” for about a minute and

Anthrax, Nightwish, Arch Enemy + More Confirmed for Wacken Open Air 2013

As the 2012 Wacken Open Air festival winds down in Germany, the 2013 lineup is already being announced band by band. The 24th Wacken Open Air festival is scheduled for Aug. 1-3, 2013. As the lineup starts to take shape, several rock and metal highlights are popping up. Anthrax, who just wrapped up Mayhem Fest, will play the massive festival in addition to the legendary Deep Purple and Sabaton. The

Limp Bizkit’s Wes Borland Says Band’s Split Direction Is Coming Together for New Album

Given some of the lineup and representation changes for Limp Bizkit over the past year, it’s somewhat of a given that their future direction is more up in the air than ever. But guitarist Wes Borland has given a few clues as to what listeners might expect when they do return. “We’re going two different directions right now. One direction is very heavy like our last album ‘Gold Cobra,’ but

Rise to Remain Singer Austin Dickinson Talks Warped Tour, Debut Album, Love of Hats + More

Rise to Remain have unleashed their debut album ‘City of Vultures’ and they are currently on tour in the States as part of this year’s Warped Tour lineup. Loudwire recently had the opportunity to chat with the band’s frontman Austin Dickinson (who happens to be the son of Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson) and he spoke all about Rise to Remain’s debut record, playing New York for the first time

The Word Alive Singer Tyler ‘Telle’ Smith Discusses Band Stability + ‘Life Cycles’ Album

The Word Alive, like many new bands, have seen their bumps in the road along the way, but feel they’ve got the lineup ironed out that will take them into the future. The group just released their latest album, ‘Life Cycles,’ to glowing reviews and their track ‘Entirety’ recently entered the Loudwire Cage Match Hall of Fame with five wins in a row. We caught up with singer Tyler “Telle”

P.O.D., Static-X, Mushroomhead + More Added to Gathering of the Juggalos 2012

More bands have been added to the lineup for the Gathering of the Juggalos 2012, which will be held Aug. 8-12 at Cave-in-Rock, Ill. P.O.D., Static-X, Mushroomhead and Hed PE are among the groups playing the festival. They join previously announced acts Fear Factory and Soulfly at this year’s event. A diverse lineup will entertain legions of Juggalos, the name given to fans of Insane Clown Posse. Hip-hop artists such as