KnotfestWith Slipknot, Lamb of God, Deftones, Machine Head, Serj Tankian, Cannibal Corpse, Dillinger Escape Plan, Prong and GojiraSomerset Amphitheater, Somerset, WisconsinSaturday, August 18, 2012See Also:Slideshow: Knotfest 2012 Music PerformancesSlideshow: Knotfest's People & ScenesSlipknot's ... More >>
See Also:Knotfest at Somerset Amphitheater, 8/18/12Slideshow: Knotfest 2012 Music PerformancesSlideshow: Knotfest's People & Scenes Knotfest 2012 was nothing if not a vigorous experience. Take it from these three Gojira fans above. For the thousands who gathered in Somerset, Wisconsin, this was ... More >>
Friday is the night of tribute shows. We Are Not Ween rocks the mainroom of First Avenue, while The Big Pink performs their annual homage to The Band's last show known as "The Last Waltz". If you're in St. Paul, stop by the Amsterdam to hear Jonny James & the Hall of Fames cover The Be ... More >>
Slipknot promises apocalyptic chaos and stink
By Kory GrowSee Also:Inaugural Knotfest brings metal to Somerset God, Satan or whatever broke the mold when he created Slipknot's Clown prince, percussionist Shawn Crahan. When we talked to him about what to expect at his band's inaugural Knotfest, taking place at the Somerset Amphitheater on Satur ... More >>
See Also:SoundTown 2012 has been canceledSoundTown 2011: A first-ever adventure in SomersetSoundTown 2012 lineup: Jane's Addiction, Florence the Machine, & moreThe 2012 running of the SouthTown Music & Camping Festival got canceled today, and organizers are pointing to the simple fact that ... More >>
Fifteen years ago on Saturday, Radiohead released a follow-up to The Bends -- which two years earlier had essentially cemented them as the new leaders of Brit Pop. Called OK Computer, the album almost single-handedly destroyed the Brit styling as we knew it. (The Spice Girls helped too.) The Bends w ... More >>
With enough summer music festivals already devoted to tossing as many genres at the stage as possible to see what sticks with the ticket-buying public, it's refreshing to hear details about Iowa masked metal kings Slipknot's new music fete. It's undeniably over-the-top, and shouldn't it be?On August ... More >>
PHOTO BY DENIS JEONG PLASTERIf the first day of Lollapalooza is marked by enthusiasm, the second day is marked by hitting limits. The Day 2 crowd was more pronounced and did not wait until late in the day to show up, and police presence increased to meet the new demands. Partiers line ... More >>
If you've attended even a few concerts in the Twin Cities, odds are you've encountered some form of taping--even if those behind the microphones often blend into the crowd unnoticed. They blend in because they're a part of it. They're music fans on a mission to document a local scene, not o ... More >>
Rob Swire of PendulumIt's kind of hard to tell what year should be written on drum and bass's headstone since its influences are still so obvious in electronic and fringe genres. Standing on its own, DNB pulled the most muscle in the late '90s, back when duo Pendulum were just beginning their jou ... More >>
Guest Post by: Royal Riley Hey fuckers! Royal here. It's Friday, it's cold as a witches tit out, and I'm BUGGING OUT that this song "Cooler Than Me" was named a best single by iTunes! Don't misinterstandivize me, the beat on this shit is pretty tight - I mean I'd probably bump it at a pregamer o ... More >>
Chances are if you've turned on 93X here in Minneapolis, you've been privy to hearing the meticulously angry sounds of Seether. Not to say there's anything wrong with a solid dose of sculpted alternative-metal. The band of over 10 years has soldiered on through the post-grunge age and managed to ... More >>
New Deftones' album is as black and beautiful as the cosmos itself
This one goes to 11!
How much worse can Modern Rock radio get? You have no idea...