For more information: www.sowhatmusicfestival.com
Third String Festivals is proud to announce the 10th Anniversary celebration of So What?! Music Festival taking place March 24th-26th. To celebrate this occasion in the biggest way possible, they will be taking over multiple venues in Deep Ellum on Friday, March 24th to kick off the weekend and then bring some of the best names in the scene to AirHogs Stadium (formerly known as QuikTrip Park) on Saturday and Sunday (March 25th and 26th). The festival will feature lots of 10 year album celebrations as well as the best current popular bands in the scene! The Deep Ellum shows will feature intimate "secret shows" from some of the festivals headliners as well plenty of other bands! Festival Owner/Founder Mike Ziemer had this to say about the festival:
"When I started my business it was just something I was doing for fun, but creating So What?! Music Festival is what made it a career. This festival is a year round commitment to our fans to produce an event that's worth them coming from all 50 states and over a dozen countries. This festival is their festival and over the last 10 years, the bands that have worked their way from a small local band to a main stage headliner is incredible. This 10 year is our chance to bring some bands back to life, celebrate some 10 year albums, and continue showcasing bands that have been with us since day one of their careers. To be able to bring this event to Deep Ellum and the Ballpark is the the best way we could possibly celebrate everything that this festival was, is, and will be."
Different from other music festivals, So What?! is a "festival made by fans for fans," stated founder and promoter Mike Ziemer. Ziemer and his company Third String Festivals had a vision to create an alternative music festival where fans could get away from the massively growing South by Southwest. The festival was designed for a more intimate ambiance for fans at a reasonable price. Located just a few hours shy of Austin, So What?! Music Festival delivers an array of musical acts including rock, metal, folk, dance, pop, pop-punk, and this year an all new acoustic stage (artists yet to be announced). Previous artists include Asking Alexandria, The Early November, Motion City Soundtrack, G-Eazy, Pierce The Veil, Cartel, Sleeping With Sirens, A Day To Remember, Taking Back Sunday, and more. As one of the fastest growing festivals in the state of Texas, there is no stopping So What?! Music Festival. Multiple announcements with all new artists will be revealed soon, stay tuned!
So What?! Music Festival will take place in Grand Prairie, Texas on March 24th and 26th (Deep Ellum on March 25th). A limited amount of early bird tickets will be on sale starting Saturday at 10am CST until Sunday at 11:59pm CST at SoWhatMusicFestival.com
Be on the look out for artist announcements coming soon!
Website / Tickets: www.sowhatmusicfestival.com
Ozzy Osbourne, Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch, Stone Sour, Shinedown, and Breaking Benjamin lead a powerful talent lineup for the 6th annual Monster Energy Fort Rock, Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29, 2018. Monster Energy Fort Rock moves to its new home at Markham Park in Sunrise, Florida, in greater Fort Lauderdale, expanding its capacity and providing an enhanced festival experience. In association with the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Hello Sunny Underground Music program, South Florida’s Biggest Rock Experience features rock’s top artists performing on two stages during the 2-day festival.
Monster Energy Fort Rock presale and Early Bird community ticket offers are available now and the general ticket onsale begins Friday, December 8 at Noon EST. Visit www.FortRockFestival.com for details.
The daily band lineup for Monster Energy Fort Rock is as follows (subject to change):
Saturday, April 28: Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch, Shinedown, Halestorm, Bullet For My Valentine, Underoath, Trivium, Hatebreed, Texas Hippie Coalition, Power Trip, ‘68, Bad Wolves
Sunday, April 29: Ozzy Osbourne, Breaking Benjamin, Stone Sour, Stone Temple Pilots, Killswitch Engage, Hollywood Undead, Sevendust, Pop Evil, Red Sun Rising, Avatar, Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown, Toothgrinder
Godsmack’s Shannon Larkin exclaims, “Hey Ft. Lauderdale! It’s Shannon from Godsmack, here to announce the band’s return to Fort Rock on April 28th. It’s been a couple years since we’ve played in Florida, and 3 out of 4 of us call the Sunshine State our home, so we are STOKED to jam with all our homies and all the great rock fans that have supported us for 20 years! Get ready to get Smacked!!”
Clay Busch, Vice President of Marketing and Sponsorship for festival co-producers Danny Wimmer Presents said, “Monster Energy Fort Rock is moving to its new home at Markham Park in Sunrise / Fort Lauderdale for its sixth year, as the site provides a larger space and room to grow, which will allow us to provide attendees with a bigger Fort Rock experience. We truly appreciate the support shown by Fort Rockers over the past five years, and encourage fans in the Fort Myers / Naples area to join us again in 2018 just across ‘Alligator Alley’.”
“Heavy metal music is loved the world over,” says John Valentino, Senior Vice President, AEG Presents Southeast. “Its appeal is global and it has no boundaries. We welcome fans of all cultures to come rock with us in Fort Rock’s new home at Markham Park.”
Noelle Stevenson, Vice President, Film, Music, Entertainment & Creative Industries for the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau said, “We are thrilled to welcome Fort Rock to Broward County, FL. We look forward to our long term partnership with the festival as part of our Hello Sunny’s Underground Music program.” Go to https://www.sunny.org for more information on Hello Sunny.
General Admission and VIP tickets (including ticket bundle discounts), as well as hotel packages go on sale Friday, December 8 at Noon EST. Initial ticket prices will be as follows:
Weekend General Admission: $99.50 + fees
Weekend VIP: $299.00 + fees
Single Day General Admission: $75.00 + fees
Single Day VIP: $175.00 + fees
General Admission ticket discounts will be available for active military through Monster Energy Fort Rock partner GovX (www.GovX.com).
Markham Park is located at 16001 West State Rd. 84 in Sunrise, FL. Festival doors open at 11:00 AM daily and the show ends at 11:00 PM on Saturday and 10:00 PM on Sunday.
Monster Energy Fort Rock is produced by Danny Wimmer Presents and AEG Presents and is part of the World's Loudest Month concert series, which features the biggest names in rock music performing in six U.S. events in distinct atmospheres during five consecutive weekends in April and May of 2018.
Monster Energy Fort Rock is fueled by Monster Energy. Additional 2018 sponsors include: F.Y.E., Underground Lauderdale, and Hello Sunny, with more to be announced.
For more information on Monster Energy Fort Rock, visit:
On Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23, 2017, America's only monthly extreme music magazine is bringing the loudest, heaviest two-day craft beer festival in the world to The Fillmore Philadelphia. The first annual Decibel Metal & Beer Fest, presented by Unibroue, is two days of brutal bands and the most metal craft beer in North America.
For nearly a decade, Decibel has fostered the brotherhood between the craft beer and metal worlds with its monthly "Brewtal Truth" column written by award-winning beer writer Adem Tepedelen. Now, the two worlds will be united in one glorious weekend of extreme sound and suds in Philadelphia.
Headliners include Grindcore brutalizers Agoraphobic Nosebleed (Saturday) and reunited stoner doom legends Sleep (Sunday) with Municipal Waste, Pig Destroyer, Immolation, Panopticon, Withered, Khemmis, Krieg, Crypt Sermon, Falls of Rauros and Cemetery Piss rounding out a devastating weekend of intoxicated metal mayhem. That lineup alone is worth shelling out for, right?
But wait, there's more.
Though there are 3,000-plus craft breweries in the U.S., Decibel has selected only the most metal breweries from across the country to be part of the Decibel Metal & Beer Fest, including: TRVE (CO), Hammerheart (MN), Holy Mountain (WA), Burial (NC), Atlas (DC), Hoof Hearted (OH), Neshaminy Creek (PA), Burnt Hickory (GA), Hydra (SD), Tired Hands (PA), Champion (VA), Three Weavers (CA), 18th Street (IN) and Cigar City (FL). Not only will their beer be poured at the fest, many of the metal-loving brewers that own and work at these breweries will be there to enjoy the music, pour samples, and talk to festival goers about their exciting brews.
One of the most exciting and unique aspects of this event is the support Decibel has received from the craft beer pioneers at Unibroue. The Quebec-based brewery partnered with Megadeth's Dave Mustaine to brew the recently released Belgian-style dry hopped saison A Tout Le Monde, based on the thrash legends' iconic song of the same name. Unibroue Brewmaster Jerry Vietz will be making a special appearance at the event to pour A Tout Le Monde and discuss the featured beer with attendees and press.
Since this is a metal and beer fest, there will be two ticketing options for each day. The "Metal and Beer" ticket-limited to 500 per day-gives you access to pours from all of the breweries, as well as admittance to that day's show. The "Just Metal" option just gives you access to the show. Those that buy the "Just Metal" tickets can still purchase beers from selected participating breweries on-tap at the venue.
You've been to craft beer festivals with shitty music and metal festivals with shitty beer, but finally you can get all the good stuff in one glorious, liver- and eardrum-punishing weekend. Don't blow it. Go to decibelmagazine.com for tickets and info.
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The initial band lineup has been announced for Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville, Saturday, April 29 and Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Jacksonville, Florida's scenic Metropolitan Park along the St. Johns River. Rock legends Soundgarden (Saturday headliner), Def Leppard (Sunday headliner), and A Perfect Circle lead the music lineup for Florida’s biggest rock experience, which features over 40 bands on three stages, including a tremendous list of talent with The Offspring, Mastodon, Chevelle, Seether, Papa Roach and many more.
Check out the official Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville video announcement here: https://youtu.be/VA-bbpNty5s.
Specially priced tickets as well as hotel and VIP packages for Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville will be available starting Tuesday, December 6 at Noon EST at www.WelcomeToRockvilleFestival.com.
The current music lineup for Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville is as follows: Soundgarden, Def Leppard, A Perfect Circle, The Offspring, Mastodon, Chevelle, Seether, Papa Roach, Three Days Grace, Pierce The Veil, Coheed and Cambria, Alter Bridge, The Pretty Reckless, Amon Amarth, Eagles of Death Metal, Highly Suspect, Dillinger Escape Plan, In Flames, Gojira, In This Moment, Motionless In White, All That Remains, Nothing More, Rival Sons, Beartooth, Every Time I Die, Attila, Starset, Dinosaur Pile-Up, I Prevail, Kyng, Crobot, Volumes, Sylar, Fire From the Gods, As Lions, Badflower, Goodbye June, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Cover Your Tracks, The Charm The Fury, and more to be announced.
Here are comments from some of the festival artists:
"Without a doubt we can't wait to throw down with our rock and metal fans at Welcome To Rockville fest! Ever since the beginning for us, we've seen how absolutely amazing and rabid you guys can get in Florida! You keep us on our toes; hell yes, we'll see you there!" -- Pete Loeffler / Chevelle
"This is Vic from Pierce The Veil and we can't wait to hit the stage and kick off the World's Loudest Month in Florida at Rockville festival! See you all at the show!" – Vic Fuentes / Pierce The Veil
"We’re stoked to be kicking off the World's Loudest Month at Rockville with Alter Bridge. It's gonna be epic so don't miss it!" -- Myles Kennedy / Alter Bridge
"Welcome To Rockville has grown from a single day event into Florida's biggest rock festival experience of the year. The 2017 lineup is a celebration of all things rock, with legends like Soundgarden, Def Leppard, A Perfect Circle and The Offspring balanced with the best of what's current and hot in rock and metal culture. This is a greatest hits celebration for all ages," says founder and producer Danny Wimmer of Danny Wimmer Presents.
Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville kicks off the annual World’s Loudest Month festival series and will also feature a variety of unique activations and secondary entertainment options including Jack Daniel’s Whiskey Row, The Music Experience, FYE Fan Experience, Monster Energy Experience, along with incredible food and beverage offerings and other onsite experiences.
Specially priced tickets as well hotel and VIP packages will be available starting Tuesday, December 6 at Noon EST. Fans are encouraged to buy early and save. Discounted online hotel rates are also available through Curadora. Visit www.WelcomeToRockvilleFestival.com for details.
Initial ticket prices will be as follows:
Weekend General Admission: starting at $89.50 + fees
Weekend VIP: starting at $250.00 + fees
Single Day General Admission: starting at $70.00 + fees
Single Day VIP: $140.00 + fees
VIP tickets include: a VIP entrance to venue; access to VIP lounge area featuring dedicated bar, beverage and food service; viewing of main stages; seated area with shade for dining; private restroom facilities; and a VIP guest laminate.
As in the past, General Admission ticket discounts will also be available for active military through Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville partner GovX (www.govx.com).
Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville is Florida’s biggest rock experience. Tickets have sold out for the past three years, and there were over 50,000 in attendance at the 2015 and 2016 events.
Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville is fueled by Monster Energy. Additional 2017 sponsors include: Bud Light, Jack Daniel’s, The Music Experience, Zippo, MetroPCS, and more to be announced.
Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville is produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, a producer of some of the biggest rock festivals in America, including Rock On The Range, Monster Energy AFTERSHOCK, Monster Energy Fort Rock, Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion, LOUDER THAN LIFE, Northern Invasion, Chicago Open Air, Monster Energy Rock Allegiance, and more.
For more information on Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville, visit:
Monster Energy Fort Rock
Band Lineup Announced
South Florida’s Biggest Rock Experience
To Feature Performances From
Ozzy Osbourne, Godsmack,
Five Finger Death Punch, Stone Sour, Shinedown, Breaking Benjamin & More
Saturday, April 28 & Sunday, April 29, 2018
At The Festival’s New Home In Greater Fort Lauderdale
At Markham Park In Sunrise, FL
MONSTER ENERGY WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE 2017
BAND LINEUP ANNOUNCED
SOUNDGARDEN, DEF LEPPARD AND A PERFECT CIRCLE
LEAD MUSIC LINEUP FOR FLORIDA’S BIGGEST ROCK EXPERIENCE
ALSO FEATURING PERFORMANCES FROM THE OFFSPRING, MASTODON, CHEVELLE, SEETHER, PAPA ROACH AND MANY MORE
APRIL 29 & 30 AT METROPOLITAN PARK IN JACKSONVILLE, FL
DISCOUNTED EARLY BIRD TICKETS, AS WELL AS VIP AND HOTEL PACKAGES ON SALE TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6
SO WHAT?! MUSIC FESTIVAL
ANNOUNCES 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY DATES
Introducing the Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest presented by Unibroue
Sleep and Agoraphobic Nosebleed Headline Two-Day Celebration of Extreme Music and Craft Beer