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Ozzy Osbourne featuring Zakk WyldeProphets of RageFive Finger Death PunchRob Zombie and Incubus top the bill for the fourth annual Louder Than Life destination festival, Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1 at Champions Park in Louisville, KY.

Tickets go on sale Friday, June 2 at Noon ET at
Rock legend Ozzy Osbourne -- recently reunited with guitarist Zakk Wylde for the first time in over a decade – leads a Saturdaybill that includes Five Finger Death PunchRob ZombieMastodon, and many more. Prophets of Rage --bringing together the sonic firepower of Rage Against The Machine, Public Enemy and Cypress Hill, with members Tom Morello, Tim Commerford, Brad Wilk, Chuck D, B-Real, and DJ Lord – closes Louder Than Life on Sunday, joined by IncubusRise AgainstStone Sour and more.
Produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, America’s premier production company for rock music festivals, Louisville’s Louder Than Life features a selection of award-winning 


Chicago based alternative rock outfit, Frontline, have released the lead single from their debut album, Cold World. The track, "Follow", can be ordered on iTunes here.
The band has released a lyric video to coincide with the release of the single, which can be viewed here. Pulled from the band's debut album, Cold World, (out 2 June via the new Vanity Music Group imprint Shock Records), "'Follow' tells a story of what's going on in the world today with families losing loved ones, fighting for our country as well as losing them to any diseases," says, Frontline frontman, Jason Delismon. Formed by singer / guitarist Jason Delismon in early 2016, Frontline came to life when Delismon hooked up with lead guitarist, Mike Nowak, bassist, Alex Loeber and keyboardist Diane Tragos when the three of them began writing together, which soon led to the concept of an actual band coming to life. "It was just a writing thing at first," relates Delismon, "…

The Vikings Are Coming to Chicago Open Air!

  Chicago Open Air is throwing a special pop-up party TODAY at the brand-new location of Kuma’s Corner (852 W. Fulton Market), where the official Chicago Open Air Burger will be available for one day only. It features a 10-ounce beef patty with raspberry jalapeno jam, cheddar cheese, applewood smoked bacon, crispy potato strings, deep-fried chorizo and cream cheese–stuffed breaded jalapeno. No service fee tickets for Chicago Open Air will be available for purchase here and at the other Chicago-area Kuma’s Corners locations until the weekend of the festival.   Chicago Open Air has also announced additional onsite experiences, as well as an official kickoff dinner, that will be a part of the second annual festival. The festival will be held July 14, 15 and 16at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL, just outside Chicago.

The Chicago Open Air music lineup leads off with a rare U.S. festival appearance from rock legends KISS (headlining Friday) as well as one of the first solo performances from Ozz…

RIKSHA Inks Deal With Zombie Shark Records; New Music Video "Shovel It" Is A Psychedelic Thrill Ride

Salt Lake City's RIKSHA has inked a worldwide deal with Zombie Shark Records, the new record label from Noah “Shark” Robertson (Motograter, Ex-The Browning) for their forthcoming album ‘Five Stages Of Numb’ set for release in June. The album was recorded at Elevate Studios by notable producer and drummer for Chelsea Grin, Pablo Viveros plus album art done by Die Elster. 
  RIKSHAs sound is affectionately known as “throg”, a mixture of “thrash” and “progressive”. The band can best be compared to groove metal and nu metal bands such as Mudvayne, Tool, Pantera, Coal Chamber, Soulfly, Nothingface, and American Head Charge.
 frontman Palmer states, “We couldn’t be more excited to be working with Zombie Shark Records and the great bands they represent.”

  Zombie Shark Records label manager Michael Boodagh also states, “Riksha is a growing artist that is continually perfecting their craft. I am pleased to welcome them to the ZSR team! I can't wait to see what comes next!”   RI…

Dethklok Mastermind Brendon Small Reveals Upcoming GALAKTIKON II Album Details and Music Teaser

Brendon Small - the mastermind behind massive metal band Dethklok and albums The Dethalbum (the highest-charting death metal album ever on the Billboard Top 200 chart), Dethalbum IIDethalbum III and Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem - has been teasing a new chapter of his popular Galaktikon saga for months. After spending the past two years writing and recording new material and dropping random hints throughout the media and at appearances, the wait is over.

This year, marking the 10 year anniversary of his breakout Dethklok release, The Dethalbum, Brendon Small will reveal his upcoming high-stakes intergalactic extreme rock/metal album, Galaktikon II: Become The Storm, to the masses. The album will be released via physical and digital retailers on August 25, 2017 (Megaforce Records/MRI), with digital pre-orders set to become available next Friday, June 2. Take a 360° hyperspeed trip through the galaxy and hear a clip of brand new Galaktikon II: Become The Storm music, exclusively…