Rockapalooza Festival Lineup Announced, Device Tour Dates + More News
The 6th annual Monster Energy Drink Rockapalooza festival will kick off on June 21 with a free pre-party, while the main festival will take place on June 22 and will close with CountryPalooza, its new sister festival. Candlebox, Saliva, Hurt, Smile Empty Soul, Taproot and more are set to perform, with a slew of local acts also populating the bill and several stages. Go here for more details.
David Draiman and his new band Device are going on tour. The band, which will issue its self-titled debut on April 9, have Gemini Syndrome and Nonpoint serving as support on select headline dates. Some of these shows are festival gigs.
10-Apr – Mobile, AL – Soul Kitchen*
12-Apr – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room*
13-Apr -Orlando, FL – Tinker Field – WJRR Earth Day Birth Day
14-Apr – Ft. Myers, FL – Fort Rock Festival
16-Apr – Destin, FL – Club LA**
17-Apr -Huntsville, AL -Sammy T’s**
20-Apr – Tyler, TX – Click’s**
21-Apr – Lubbock, TX – Lonestar Amphitheatre – KFMX Show
23-Apr – Dallas, TX – Trees**
25-Apr – Houston, TX – Scout Bar**
26-Apr – Beaumont, TX – The Gig**
28-Apr – Jacksonville, FL – Welcome to Rockville Festival
30-Apr – New Orleans, LA – House of Blues**
1-May – Little Rock, AR – Juanitas**
3-May – Atlanta, GA -Centerstage*
4-May – Rockingham, NC -Carolina Rebellion Festival
*with Gemini Syndrome
**with Gemini Syndrome and Nonpoint
Troll alert! Finntroll have posted the trailer for their new album ‘Blodsvept,’ which is out April 2. It’s an audio and visual look at this roaring slab o’ metal. The opening imagery of the skulls is fucking cool!
Watch Blodsvept Album Trailer
Got a few minutes? The Ocean have shared their new song “Bathyalpelagic II: The Wish in Dreams” from their forthcoming new studio offering, Pelagial. The song is not as long as its title, which is surprising, since long songs is what the band is known for. Listen to it here. If you like the gnarlier parts of Mastodon, you’ll dig this!