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Rise Against and Deftones Announce Co-Headlining Summer 2017 Tour

posted by Oscar February 6, 2017

Summer 2017 is shaping up very nicely, thanks to today’s announcement that Rise Against and Deftones are hitting the road together for a co-headlining tour. The bands will join forces this summer for 21-date tour of North America, which kick off onJune 9 in Chicago, IL at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island. It will include shows at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, NY (June 13), Starplex Pavilion in Dallas, TX (June 27) and Concord Pavilion in Concord, CA (July 6). See below for itinerary.

“Every once in awhile you get to share the stage with a band so powerful they make you work harder. After conspiring for years, we’re excited to finally share the road with such an epic band. We can’t wait to put Deftones & Rise Against fans under the same roof in 2017,” said Rise Against. Thrice will feature as special guests, while Three Trapped Tigers along with Frank Iero and The Patience will support on select dates.

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Riot Fest Chicago 2016 Daily Schedule Is Out

posted by Oscar August 30, 2016

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We all know #RiotFestSucks, so how about a little something to have you complain about it some more? Well today we finally get the daily schedule for Riot Fest Chicago, featuring tons of sweet, delicious time conflicts between some of our favorite acts playing this year!

These are some of toughest set overlaps we’re going to be fighting over:

  • Friday: Ween vs. Refused; The Flaming Lips vs. NOFX vs. Highly Suspect
  • Saturday: Motion City Soundtrack vs. The Hold Steady; The Hives vs. GZA; Death Cab For Cutie vs. Method Man & Redman; Nas vs. Morrissey
  • Sunday: Dee Snider vs. Juliette Lewis & The Licks vs. Andrew W.K.; The Julie Ruin vs. Joey Bada$$; Jake Bugg vs. Deftones; Rob Zombie vs. Sleater-Kinney vs. Death Grips

Check out the schedule in full here. For real tho, #RiotFestSucks. See y’all there.

Some tickets are still available, so get yours now: riotfest.org/chicago/tickets/

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Chino Moreno of Deftones Will Perform Inside a Volcano, For A Crowd of 20 People

posted by Oscar June 14, 2016

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Yup, the headline is correct, the frontman of Deftones will be playing a historic performance inside a volcano. The show will take place 400ft underground, where only 20 paying ticket holders will be able to witness to Chino Moreno’s set at Secret Solstice presents Inside The Volcano, within Iceland’s Thrihnuagigur volcano on June 18th. The event will mark the first time in history an artist has performed publicly inside a volcano.

Moreno’s Inside The Volcano is a side event of Iceland’s Secret Solstice festival, which will host 177 performing acts, including Deftones.

Secret Solstice 2016 is held between June 16th-19th, 2016, with Deftones filling the top slot on Saturday, June 18th. A small number of tickets to the main event in Reykjavík are still available from 24,900kr (approx £139/$203/€178) via secretsolstice.is. 
Check out the lineup below, including Radiohead, Action Bronson, and Die Antwoord.

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Riot Fest 2016 Lineup Announced feat. Morrissey, Sleater-Kinney, Deftones, Nas

posted by Oscar May 18, 2016

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Fuck yes, it’s Riot Fest announcement day! The first wave of the 2016 lineup announcement delivered big news today, revealing the acts heading to Denver and Chicago this coming September 2-4 and 16-18, respectively. Joining the reunited Misfits are Morrissey, Jane’s Addiction (Denver only; performing Ritual de lo Habitual), Death Cab For Cutie, Sleater-Kinney (Denver only), Rob Zombie, Nas, Deftones, and Tyler the Creator.

Some of the other dope acts playing fest are Ween, Death Grips, Vince Staples, Jimmy Eat World, Jake Bugg, The Hives, Chevy Metal, Method Man & Redman, Joey Bada$$, Gwar (of course),  and Highly Suspect.

We must note that, though it has just about all of the lineup already, this is just the first wave. Both the Chicago and Denver stops of the fest are yet to reveal a headliner, so that’s something to keep an eye out for. Fingers crossed on Rage Against The Machine…

See the full first wave for Chicago above and look below to catch Denver’s roster. Continue Reading

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POD Photos: The Dopest Sights of SXSW 2016

posted by Oscar March 26, 2016

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This time last week we were partying it up at showcases that featured a mix of the best veteran stars and some of the most exciting up-and-coming acts on the planet, brought together to play at the iconic annual festival, SXSW.

Much like in previous years, we spread the team out to experience shows from artists of all sorts of genres and we wound up with a healthy mix of acts that we’ve seen perform before, and musicians that we were finally going to see in a live setting. The collection of artists that we saw at SXSW included the likes of John Legend, Rae Sremmurd, Bas, Towkio, The Kills, Vince Staples, Deftones, CHVRCHES, Cozz, Mike Golden, and Mick Jenkins, just to name a few.

After going through literally hundreds of pics, we put together this compilation for ya to peep. Look below to check out our gallery of the Dopest Sights of SXSW 2016. Continue Reading

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Deftones – “Doomed User”

posted by Oscar March 16, 2016

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Deftones are out here in ATX for SXSW and while they’re busy out here rocking some brains, they made use of their buzz to release their latest track “Doomed User.”

Chino Moreno and the boys premiered the track on Sirius XM, during which Moreno said “It’s got a rockin’ rhythm and a high tech sound that will make you shake your body down to ground.”

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Deftones – “Prayers/Triangles”

posted by Oscar February 4, 2016

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Deftones have premiered a new song today via Zane Lowe, on his Beats 1 Radio show. The new song is titled “Prayers/Triangles,” hitting the air as one of his “World Record” premieres, is a cut from the band’s forthcoming album Gore.

Listen to the new track, along with Zane Lowe’s interview with Chino Moreno below. Continue Reading

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Incubus, Deftones, and Death From Above 1979 Announce US Summer Tour

posted by Oscar April 16, 2015

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Incubus and Deftones have announced co-headlining summer tour through the U.S. featuring Death From Above 1979 and The Bots as supporting acts.

The tour will kick off on July 22nd in Clarkston, Michigan and runs through the end of August in San Diego.

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Recap: Orion Music + More Festival

posted by Oscar June 13, 2013

As an avid festival-goer for a few years now, I’m slowly getting the hang of getting through multiple days of seemingly endless walking, expensive food/beverages, long waiting periods between sets, conflicting schedules and all the craziness that revolves around trying to get a spot towards the front of the stage. And while there are certain components that ring true no matter which festival you may be referring to, the beauty lies in the performances and the unique experience that goes with being one of the few people on Earth that are present for the awesomeness that is about to go down. The Metallica-curated festival, Orion Music + More, definitely delivered and I couldn’t have asked for it to have gone all that differently.

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Orion Music + More Lineup Announced

posted by Oscar February 25, 2013

Detroit festival, Orion Music + More, has announced their lineup for this year and they brought out some big guns. The festival, taking place at Belle Isle, Detroit, Michigan on June 8 and 9 of this year, will be headlined by Metallica and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Other notable bands that will be present include Rise Against, Deftones, Bassnectar and Foals.

The festival get its name from a badass instrumental by Metallica titled “Orion,” and will not only feature the bands listed before but it will also have a half pipe (provided by Vans), a custom car & motorcycle show, a house of horror, film screenings plus much more….

See the full lineup after the jump. Get your tickets now here: http://www.orionmusicandmore.com/tickets/