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photo: Iggy Pop in Austin in 2013 (more by Greg Cristman)
Iggy Pop

The full Riot Fest Denver and Chicago lineups were already announced, and more recently the day-by-day lineups were revealed. Check those out below.

You can still get tickets to Denver and Chicago, and now Groupon is also offering an exclusive presale on single-day tickets for Chicago.

Continue reading "Riot Fest Denver & Chicago daily lineups & Chicago Groupon"

photo: Death Grips at FYF Fest 2013 (more by Wei Shi)
Death Grips

First Toronto, then Chicago, now here's the 2015 Riot Fest Denver additions: System of a Down, The Prodigy, 88 Fingers Louie, Chef'Special, Input & Broken, and... Death Grips whose current tour surprisingly includes actual shows being played!

The additions join Modest Mouse, Pixies, Snoop Dogg (playing Doggystyle), Ice Cube (playing Straight Outta Compton remix), Rancid (playing ...And Out Come the Wolves), Iggy Pop, Run DMC, Motorhead, Drive Like Jehu, L7, Explosions in The Sky, Thrice, Babes In Toyland, Anthrax, Testament, The Damned, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, GZA, De La Soul, Desaparecidos, Nada Surf, The Lawrence Arms, The Get Up Kids, The Vandals, American Nightmare, Joyce Manor, 7 Seconds and more.

Riot Fest Denver happens August 28-30 at the Western Rodeo Complex. Tickets are still available. Updated poster and lineup below...

Continue reading "Riot Fest Denver 2015 adds Death Grips, System of a Down, The Prodigy, 88 Fingers Louie & more (updated lineup)"

UPDATE: More artists added.

Riot Fest

We just posted the Riot Fest Toronto lineup, and here's the Riot Fest Denver 2015 lineup: Modest Mouse, Pixies, Snoop Dogg (playing Doggystyle), Iggy Pop, Tenacious D, Ice Cube & special guests (playing Straight Outta Compton remix), Run DMC, Rancid (playing ...And Out Come the Wolves), Motorhead, Drive Like Jehu, L7, Explosions in the Sky, Cypress Hill, Alkaline Trio, Thrice, Babes In Toyland, Anthrax, The Damned, Eagles of Death Metal, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, GZA, De La Soul, Testament, Desaparecidos, Nada Surf, The Lawrence Arms, Andrew WK, GWAR, The Black Lips, The Dead Milkmen, The Get Up Kids, American Nightmare, Swervedriver, The Vandals, 7 Seconds, Joyce Manor, OFF!, Speedy Ortiz, Beach Slang and many more. A few more bands, including two headliners, TBA.

Tickets are on early bird sale now. This year, the fest happens at the new location of Western Rodeo Complex from August 28-30.

UPDATE: Chicago announced too.

All currently announced Denver bands are listed below...

Continue reading "Riot Fest Denver 2015: Modest Mouse, Pixies, Iggy Pop, Run DMC, L7, Snoop Dogg, American Nightmare, 7Seconds, more"


Theatrical British punk vets The Adicts and Texas psychobilly masters The Reverend Horton Heat are teaming up for a co-headlining US tour this September, with support on most dates coming from Whiskey Shivers.

The tour rolls into NYC on September 17 at Stage 48. Tickets for that show are on sale now. All dates are listed below.

The Rev's most recent album was, uh, Rev, released last year on Victory Records, and The Adicts last put out All the Young Droogs in 2012. Listen to some of their newest stuff, as well as a few classics, below...

Continue reading "The Adicts & Reverend Horton Heat going on co-headlining US tour this September (dates)"


Cincinnati's Bunbury Music Festival returns this year from June 5-7 at Downtown's Sawyer Point and Yeatman's Cove. The Black Keys, The Avett Brothers and Snoop Dogg are headlining, and the rest of the lineup includes The Decemberists, Brand New, Tame Impala, Father John Misty, Temples, The Front Bottoms, Atmosphere, Reverend Horton Heat, Old Crow Medicine Show, Matt & Kim, Manchester Orchestra, Bleachers and more. Still more acts TBA. Tickets are on sale now.

Full initial lineup below...

Continue reading "Bunbury Music Fest 2015 lineup (Black Keys, Snoop Dogg, Tame Impala, Decemberists, Brand New, FJM & more)"


Coachella 2015 happens April 10-12 and April 17-19 this year in Indio, CA. The lineup was just announced and includes AC/DC, Jack White, Drake, Ride, Drive Like Jehu (!), St. Vincent, Tame Impala, Interpol, Steely Dan, Belle & Sebastian, Brand New, Alabama Shakes, Alt-J, Azealia Banks, Flying Lotus, Bad Religion, SBTRKT, FKA twigs, Father John Misty, The War on Drugs, Ryan Adams, Lykke Li, Caribou, Raekwon & Ghostface Killah, Swans, Todd Terje, Action Bronson, Sylvan Esso, Vic Mensa, Cloud Nothings, Ab-Soul, Run the Jewels, Toro y Moi, Parquet Courts, Antemasque, Perfume Genius, Jenny Lewis, Desaparecidos, Mac Demarco, Built to Spill, Panda Bear, OFF!, Touche Amore, Joyce Manor, Sturgill Simpson, The Cribs, Angel Olsen, Philip Selway, Sloan and many more. Tickets will be sale soon.

Larger poster HERE. Full lineup below...

Continue reading "Coachella 2015 lineup announced (AC/DC, Jack White, Drake, Ride, Drive Like Jehu, St. Vincent, Tame Impala, Steely Dan, Belle & Sebastian, MANY more!)"

Chain of Strength at Acheron in 2012 (more by Fred Pessaro)
Chain of Strength

Hardcore vets Chain of Strength, who were briefly around from 1988 to 1991, reunited in 2012 for Revolution 25 (pics) at Irving Plaza and a much smaller Brooklyn show at Acheron (pics). They've since played LA in 2013 and it turns out the reunion isn't over yet, as they'll be going on a short Northeast tour in June with Turnstile, Strife, Mindset and Praise which brings them back to Brooklyn's Acheron on June 15. Tickets for that show go on sale via Ticketfly on May 8. All dates are listed below.

The brief tour is leading up to their appearance at Canada's Amnesia Rockfest (6/20-21) with blink-182, Motley Crue, Weezer, Alice In Chains, Megadeth, Primus, Danzig with Doyle, Mastodon, Cock Sparrer, Black Flag, Fear, Dead Kennedys, Misfits, Joan Jett, Brand New, Taking Back Sunday, Meshuggah, Henry Rollins, Rocket from the Crypt, Judge, Strife, Glassjaw, Dying Fetus, Cannibal Corpse, Title Fight and many more. Tickets for that fest are on sale now.

Full Amnesia Rockfest lineup, with the list of Chain of Strength dates, a video of their 2012 Acheron show and the tour flyer, below...

Continue reading "Chain of Strength playing more US reunion shows before Canada's Amnesia Rockfest (dates & lineup)"


Tickets to see Weezer at The Paramount go on sale today at 10 AM.

Tickets to see Waxahatchee, All Dogs and Cayetana at Glasslands go on sale today at 10 AM. Tickets for their Mercury Lounge show go on sale Friday (11/1).

Tickets to see Walter Schreifels (Quicksand, Gorilla Biscuits) on the acoustic holiday tour with Saves The Day and Jon Simmons (of Balance & Composure) at Bowery Ballroom go on sale today at noon.

Tickets to see John Grant at MHOW go on AmEx presale today at noon.

Tickets to see California X, Perfect Pussy, Flagland and Blessed State at Shea Stadium are on sale now.

Tickets to see Caveman at Bowery Ballroom go on sale today at noon.

High Highs are playing Cameo Gallery on November 21. Tickets to that show are on sale now.

Beach Fossils are playing 285 Kent on November 22. Tickets to that show are on sale now.

Reverend Horton Heat is playing Iridium on January 27 (early and late) with the Les Paul Trio after his show at Irving Plaza. Tickets to all three shows are available.

Tickets to see Kings of Leon at MSG are currently on AmEx presale, and go on Livenation/Mobile App presale starting Thursday (10/31) at 10 AM.

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Tickets for the Kim Gordon benefit at Issue Project Room are on sale today.

Tickets to see the Pixies shows at Capitol Theatre and NJPAC go on sale today at 10 AM.

Tickets to see Cat Power at Brooklyn Masonic Temple go on sale today at 10 AM.

Punky singer/songwriter Allison Weiss is playing Knitting Factory on December 10 with folk punks Austin Lucas and PJ Bond. Tickets for that show go on sale today at 10 AM.

Minneapolis punks Off With Their Heads are playing Knitting Factory on December 13 with Morning Glory and Direct Hit!. Tickets for that show go on sale today at 10 AM.

Loved Ones frontman Dave Hause plays Knitting Factory on April 4, 2014 with Northcote. Tickets for that show go on sale today at 10 AM.

Psychobilly vet Reverend Horton Heat is playing Irving Plaza on January 24 with Deke Dickerson, The Creepshow, Nekromantix, and Reformed Wh**res. Tickets for that show go on sale toady at 10 AM.

Umphrey's Mcgee are playing Beacon Theatre on January 17 and 18. Tickets to those shows go on sale today at 10 AM.

Tickets to see Van Morrison at The Theater at Madison Square Garden go on sale today at 11 AM.

French house producer Kavinsky is playing Webster Hall on November 10. Tickets to that show are on sale now.

Browse our 'Tickets On Sale' tag for more recently announced NYC shows.

Browse our NYC Concert Calendar for shows happening today and every day - comedy shows, heavy metal concerts (courtesy of our heavy metal blog), and free shows included.

photos by Harriet Roberts

Reverend Horton Heat @ Rocks Off cruise, 4/4/2013
Reverend Horton Heat

Reverend Horton Heat has been making his alloy of punk, surf, rockabilly for nearly 30 years. He brought his "Stewed, Screwed & Tattooed" tour to NYC last night (4/4) for a Rocks Off show aboard The Princess which cruises the Hudson. Jumpstarting his set with Beavis & Butthead fave "Psychobilly Freakout," the Rev and crew tore through nearly 20 songs for their time afloat. More pictures, including a couple of opening band, Continental, and more tour dates, are below.

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X at Made in America Festival (more by Dana [distortion] Yavin)

Los Angeles rock legends X have a few scattered tour dates until late November, including stops in Orange County, CA and a pair of stops in Texas including Fun Fun Fun Fest. But then, look for the band to team with Reverend Horton Heat and Not in The Face for a string of dates that will kickoff on November 30 and December 1 at Irving Plaza and also include December 7 at Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ. Tickets for all shows are currently on presale with a password of "soundcheck" with regular sale going down on 9/7 at 10AM.

Full X tour itinerary is below, along with video of their classic ode to their home town.

Continue reading "X touring with Reverend Horton Heat this fall (dates)"

by BBG

Government Warning
Government Warning

Tons of great hardcore and punk shows in the coming months!

Richmond hardcore rippers Government Warning will hit the road for a string of dates with Night Birds in late February, hitting NYC for a pair of shows on Feb 19th. The day of old-school hardcore madness begins at an early show at Cake Shop (5PM) with Perdition and Ex-Humans and continues into the wee hours at a late show (11PM) with 0megas at 538 Johnson, # 201. Full tour dates are below.

As previously mentioned, 108 teams up with Ensign, Incendiary, and Torchbearer at Cake Shop at 3PM on Saturday (1/08, yeah I know). Tickets are still available, but this 21+ show WILL sell out. As a result, 108 has added a second ALL AGES show at Death By Audio with Primitive Weapons, Heavy Breath and Black Kites that will kick off at 9PM. No advance tickets, and $10 gets you in.

And now for all of you who missed them on their first go around, you're in luck. Tear It Up have reunited and will play Europa on March 25th with Last in Line & The Cell Mates.

Since forming out of the ashes of Dead Nation in 2000, Tear It Up has become a mainstay of the American DIY hardcore scene. Their aggressive fast hardcore sound and intense live performance won over legions of fans from the start. Tear It Up toured the US and Europe constantly, and when not on tour still played as many as 4 shows a week anywhere within a days drive of their native New Jersey. Tear It Up survived several line up changes most notably Paul went on to form Cut the Shit and John was drafted from Down in Flames. Tear It Up broke up shortly before [their final record Taking You Down With Me] was released... Let it be known that Tear It Up went out at the top and never put out a weak record or put or a lame half hearted show.
Tickets for the Brooklyn show are on sale.

Most Precious Blood are back, and will play Cake Shop on January 30th with Suburban Scum & Spectators. Advance tickets are available now.

The previously discussed 'Steve Ignorant plays Crass' show at Santos Party House on March 10 has added Leftover Crack and Thulsa Doom to it's ranks. Tickets are still available. Leftover Crack played Music Hall of Williamsburg on the day after Christmas 2010, but not with Bouncing Souls in Asbury Park that same week.

Reverend Horton Heat has a pretty impressive set of tour dates laid out for the first half of the year, and one of thise is scheduled for The Bell House on May 6th. Tickets are on sale. Full tour schedule is below.

Though Stiff Little Fingers still exists as a band, original guitar player Harry Cluney will play Europa to perform "Stiff Little Fingers Classics" on Feb 11th. Tickets are on sale.

Supertouch has reunited, and will play Santos on Feb 12th with Sweet Diesel. The show originally had 1.6 Band on the bill, but they have since been removed. Tickets are on sale.

Reagan Youth will team up with Yuppicide, Beer & Cable, and Agitator to play Europa on January 23rd. Tickets are on sale.

The Brooklyn venue will also host a monsterous hardcore lineup two months later featuring Urban Waste, Ultra Violence, Step 2 Far, Down Low NYHC, Darkside NYC, Kincaid, Fed Up, Caught In A Trap, Chesty Malone & The Slice Em Up's, Not Without A Fight, Sexual Suicide, Olde York, and Yo Scunt. The March 26th show will begin at 1PM and tickets are on sale.

Tour dates and some video below...

Continue reading "Government Warning, 108, Tear it Up, Most Precious Blood, Rev Horton Heat & other punk & hardcore shows & tours"

by BBG

The Reverend Horton Heat
The Reverenc Horton Heat

The Reverend Horton Heat will be spending lots of time on the road in February, March, April and May, both here and abroad. That includes a thirteen night tour with Cracker that brings the two bands and a pomade-d pompadour to the ultra-swanky Highline Ballroom for two shows. Tickets are now on sale for the May 27th & May 28th NYC shows. Miss Derringer opens both shows and few others on their trek.

The Reverend's crusade is to spread the gospel that is Laughin' & Cryin' With The Reverend Horton Heat (the new album) which hit the shelves late last year. Dig on a few videos and full tour dates below...

Continue reading "The Reverend Horton Heat & Cracker - 2010 Tour Dates"

photos by Chris La Putt

"Ah Lemmy, I ain't gonna be as sprightly as you are when I hit 63 (didja know he's only 5 years younger than Dylan?)" - Jason Gross


For a couple of weeks during Motörhead's U.S. headlining tour, the band's long-time basher of skins, drummer Mikkey Dee, will be filming season one of Kändisdjungeln, Sweden's version of I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Of Here! where ten celebrities live together in the Malaysian jungle for 16 days. They are being watched by cameras 24/7 and the viewers will decide which celebrity will have to take on crazy and challenging contests. The contests will consist of everything from facing scary bugs to frightening heights. If the celebrities can overcome their phobias and fears, they can bring back food or other needed things to the jungle camp. Finally, the viewers will decide which celebrity will be the winner.

"I can't wait to see that," chuckles Lemmy to Canada's Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles. "He's in the Malaysian jungle, and he doesn't like bugs. And I think they have to be parachuted into the f**king thing - and he doesn't like heights either. So it's definitely going to be worth watching." Mikkey had agreed to do the TV show before the tour was booked. Says Lemmy, "I think he's already had the f**king shots, the anti-tropical disease shots."

But the tour will go on.

Velvet Revolver drummer, Matt Sorum, got the call from Lemmy and will fill in during Mikkey's absence. Formerly of Guns N' Roses and The Cult, Matt is a world-class musician. He and Lemmy have been friends since they toured together when Motörhead performed some dates with GN'R and Metallica years ago. Matt will come out to a few of the early tour dates to "watch Mikkey and get the idea," says Lem. "He'll be alright, he's a professional." [All Access Magazine]

Matt Sorum was the drummer at last night's Motorhead show at Roseland Ballroom in NYC which had almost as many bands on the bill (4) as the number of dollars some people paid for tickets (5). Opening acts at the 9/9/9 show were Reverend Horton Heat, Nashville Pussy, and The Episodes who come from Ohio and have some members that aren't old enough to drive yet. More pictures, and a few more words about the show, below...

Continue reading "Motorhead (with Matt Sorum), Reverend Horton Heat, Nashville Pussy, & The Episodes @ Roseland Ballroom - pics "

by Black Bubblegum

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Battlefields are hitting the road (again) this time with Overmars and TWO dates in NYC. Europa gets the bands on August 16th and The Charleston gets them on Septemeber 3rd. Full tour dates are below. Battlefields' massive Thresholds of Imbalance was released earlier this year while Overmars' Büccolision EP dropped in the tail end of last year.

Marduk, who are coming to the US and playing Gramercy with Tombs and Black Anvil, have announced the title for their new album. Behold Wormwood.

Black Anvil are playing a free show at Duff's TONIGHT (6/27).

Asphyx's Death... The Brutal Way is out now overseas, but the LP will drop on Ibex Moon in the US on September 1. Look for the LP honors to be handled by War Anthem Records and the limited edition CD to come with a DVD of their 2007 reunion show in Germany. Until then, dig on the music video for the title track below. In related news, Martin Van Drunen's other band, Hail of Bullets, will release a limited MCD (2000 copies) entitled Warsaw Rising on July 17th.

That video, plus news on Dark Castle, Suffocation, Saviours, Gaza, sunn 0))) and more as This Week In Metal continues...

Continue reading "This Week In METAL (06/27/09)"

by Black Bubblegum


Hallelujah! Reverend Horton Heat will crusade the US spreading his gospel well into 2009, including two sermons at the Blender Theater on Nov 15th (on sale here) and Nov 16th (on sale here). Along for the ride are heathens Nashville Pussy, who will release their latest sleaze sermon this fall, tentatively titled To Hell From Texas. Full tour dates below...

Continue reading "Reverend Horton Heat - 2008 Tour Dates"