Riot Fest Single-Day Lineups Announced & Danzig Returns To Riot Fest




Nine Inch Nails, New Order, A Day To Remember, Dirty Heads, Vic Mensa, Ministry, Death From Above, Action Bronson, X, Mayday Parade (Performing A Lesson In Romantics), The Cribs, LIARS Buzzc*cks, The Story So Far, State Champs, Four Year Strong, INVSN, Chon, The Hotelier, Saul Williams, Nothing More, Radar State, Tobacco, Seaway, Like Pacific, Sleep On It, Grayscale, Skating Polly, Warm Brew, HDBeenDope, and Hellzapoppin’ Circus Sideshow Revue



Queens of the Stone Age, Wu-Tang Clan, Mike D (DJ Set), At The Drive In, Danzig, Gogol Bordello, Taking Back Sunday, New Found Glory, Fidlar, Bad Brains, Peaches, The Lawrence Arms (Performing Oh, Calcutta!), Bayside (Performing The Walking Wounded), Dead Cross, Streetlight Manifesto, GBH, Shabazz Palaces, Fishbone, (Performing Truth & Soul), Knuckle Puck, C*ckney Rejects, Black Pistol Fire, Slaves (UK), Versus, RVIVR, The Smith Street Band, Potty Mouth, The Regrettes, Cold Beat, Gin Rummy, and Hellzapoppin’ Circus Sideshow Revue



Jawbreaker, Paramore, Prophets of Rage, M.I.A., TV on the Radio, Dinosaur Jr. (Performing You’re Living All Over Me), Pennywise, Built to Spill (Performing Keep It Like A Secret), The Mighty Mighty Bosstones (Performing Let’s Face It), The Orwells, Best Coast, Cap’n Jazz, Minus The Bear, Say Anything, The Menzingers, GWAR, Real Friends, Hot Water Music, Andrew W.K., Beach Slang, that dog. (Performing Retreat From the Sun), Mad Caddies, The Flatliners, Dessa, The Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black, Engine 88, Alice Bag, Downtown Boys, Culture Abuse, Gazebos, Kitten Forever, Upset, and Hellzapoppin’ Circus Sideshow Revue

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HEADCAT Featuring DAVID VINCENT: Tribute Single To LEMMY, ‘Born To Lose, Live To Win’, Due This Week



In 1999, Lemmy (MOTÖRHEAD), Slim Jim Phantom (THE STRAY CATS) and rockabilly guitar-slinger Danny B. Harvey (ROCKATS) teamed up to create a high-energy, take-no-prisoners combo to remind the world how rock ‘n’ roll was supposed to sound. For over sixteen years, HEADCAT (formerly THE HEAD CAT) continued doing just that to the accolades of fans worldwide.


Since Lemmy’s untimely passing in 2015, Slim Jim and Danny B. have put HEADCAT on hold out of respect for their fallen bandmate and have waited until the appropriate time to start performing, and recording again.


Which brings us to the spring of 2017. Along with new HEADCAT bassist and vocalist — former MORBID ANGEL frontman David Vincent — HEADCAT have recently recorded a heartfelt and rockin’ tribute to their late friend Lemmy Kilmister, appropriately titled “Born To Lose, Live To Win”.


The song will be released digitally worldwide on June 23 and will be available on a very limited-edition seven-inch single (only 300 copies pressed!). The seven-inch vinyl singles will be available at the band’s European shows this August, including at this year’s Wacken Open Air festival — where the band will be performing two sets throughout the weekend.


“Lemmy was my true pal for 35 years,” says Slim Jim Phantom. “The HEADCAT ‘Born To Lose, Live To Win’ track is a tribute to his spirit, image and love of original rock and roll. With his gang, MOTÖRHEAD, he made an everlasting impact on their fans, and like his famed Rickenbacker/Marshall spine tingling feedback, their legacy will continue to resonate for a long time.”


Danny B. Harvey continues: “This single is both dedicated to, and a tribute to our dear friend and fallen leader. As just about every Lemmy fan knows ‘Born To Lose, Live to Win’ was not only tattooed on Lemmy’s arm but also the credo he lived his life by. Rest in peace, my friend.”


Starting June 21, the band will embark on a short run of U.S. tour dates, before heading to Germany later this summer — giving fans not-only a night of killer live rock and roll, but also a chance to celebrate the spirit of the-one-and-only Lemmy Kilmister.


Track listing:


A Side: “Born To Lose, Live To Win”
B Side: “(This Train Is Going) Straight To Hell”


* Digital-only additional track: “T For Texas”

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“……it’s really a fuzzed out melodic hard rock record. It’s strong!”


Riding high on swaggering, glam-imbued riffs and provoking one of Robin Zander’s earthiest, gut-level vocals, opener ‘You Got It Going On’ is vintage Trick, delivering a whopping, fist-punching chorus within seconds and goading Nielsen into letting fly with a vicious, Keef-esque solo. It’s great, but it’s merely the first of a series of quality, high-octane anthems which also includes the arrogant, strutting ‘Brand New Name On An Old Tattoo’, the Who-esque power play of ‘Like A Fly’ and the album’s attention-grabbing lead single ‘Long Time Coming’.


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THE 69 EYES Frontman Releases ‘Bloodlust’ Video Feat. Appearances By LEMMY, DIZZY REED, TRACII GUNS and RON JEREMY

Goth rock icon Jyrki 69, lead vocalist for Helsinki metal band THE 69 EYES, has released a video for his macabre new song “Bloodlust”. The track is featured on his debut solo album, “Helsinki Vampire”, which will be released on June 23 via Cleopatra Records.


The “Bloodlust” clip includes film footage from the upcoming movie “Sunset Society”, which will be released in spring 2018 and stars the late rock god and MOTÖRHEAD frontman Lemmy Kilmister. The video also features cameos by Dizzy Reed (GUNS N’ ROSES), Tracii Guns (L.A. GUNS) and adult film legend Ron Jeremy, who also star in the forthcoming movie. “Sunset Society” is a film based on the iconic Sunset Strip about a pack of vampire rockers lead by Kilmister’s character. Jyrki 69’s portion of the music video for “Bloodlust” was filmed in Los Angeles at the historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel. The music video was directed by Vicente and Fernando Cordero of Industralism Films.


Speaking about the video with Rolling Stone, Jyrki 69 says: “‘Bloodlust’ is ‘The Lost Boys’ movie taken into modern day to the Sunset Strip. Aren’t we all so glad to see that Lemmy’s doing all right? He lives forever!”


Adding on the personal impact of Kilmister, Jyrki 69 says: “MOTÖRHEAD is naturally always been more than just inspiration musically, it’s a whole lifestyle which Lemmy symbolizes. Life suddenly has become harder without a new MOTÖRHEAD album or tour behind the corner. I met the man many times over the course of decades all over the world. Never bothered him at the Rainbow Bar & Grill! I’m proud to have the General still on board! I actually showed the video to Ron Jeremy (who’s in it too) at the Rainbow Bar & Grill last weekend. He loved it!”


“Helsinki Vampire” was produced, mixed, and mastered by longtime THE 69 EYES producer Johnny Lee Michaels. The record builds on the distinctive “goth n’ roll” sound that THE 69 EYES honed over the course of a dozen albums while adding a more richly textured, darkly romantic atmosphere.


Track listing:


01. Ad Infinitum
02. Versailles
03. Spanish Steps
04. Bloodlust (from “Sunset Society”)
05. Last Halloween (from “Halloween Hell House”)
06. Happy Birthday
07. Call Of The Night
08. Perfection
09. Close Your Eyes (from “Close Your Eyes”)
10. In Your Dreams
11. Sayonara (CD only)

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2 new Lords Of Acid reissues: ‘Our little secret’ and ‘Farstucker’ – special remastered band editions also available on double vinyl


Out by mid-September are 2 brand new reissues from Lords Of Acid: “Our little secret” and “Farstucker”. Both releases will be released on CD but also as limited double vinyl editions, which you can already order right here.


“Our Little Secret” is the third studio album from Lords of Acid. Originally released in 1997, the album maintains the industrial music and sexually charged songs found on their previous album “Voodoo-U”. The album features one of their most recognizable hits, “Pussy”. The material for this reissue has been remastered and comes released as a special remastered band edition.


The second reissue planned is “Farstucker” which is the fourth studio album from Lords of Acid. Originally released in 2000, it marks the bands full transition from the techno of their earlier work to an industrial music outfit, with use of more live instruments. Though the sound evolved, the band maintains its trademark themes of sex, drugs and hedonism. Also this release comes remastered and is being released as a special remastered band edition.

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Coven Live at Metro- Chicago HALLOWEEN 2017


October 31, 2017 8:00 PM
18 & Over. Valid State or Federal required for entry.
Doors open at 7:00 PM.
Also Appearing: TBA

Public Onsale Begins: Friday, June 23, 2017 10:00 AM

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