You can’t see California without Marlon Brando’s eyes! Knotfest USA has been announced for Bernardino, California, October 24th through the 26th. And the bill is the who’s who of heavy metal. Through the three-day event you’ll be able to see Miss May I, Butcher Babies, The Black Dahlia Murder, The Faceless, DevilDriver, Suicide Silence, The Devil Wears Prada, Hellyeah, Hatebreed, Atreyu, In This Moment, Testament, Black Label Society, Anthrax, Killswitch Engage, Volbeat, Five Finger Death Punch Danzig and even Slipknot, just to name …. uh, a few! Slipknot will actually be headlining the Saturday and Sunday bills of Knotfest with difference sets expected each night. Plus there will be a VIP event you could squeeze yourself into for the right price. Something else that’s really cool out the California Knotfest … if you purchase tickets for the October shows, you’ll get the hookup on a digital download of the new Slipknot album. That pretty much guarantees that the new album will be out later this year! Early bird tickets go on sale today, so get your travel plans in order!
New Faith No More tune
Faith No More performed their first new song over the holiday weekend at London’s Hyde Park. The band, featuring the eclectic Mike Patton on vocals, were opening up for Black Sabbath and took to the stage to perform “Leader Of Men,” a song expected off a new album, which would be the first from the band in 15 years. Though no details about the new album are available, the new music performed is expected to find its way onto a new album in the near future. Faith No More performed another new tune in Poland over the weekend. Fan shot video of the songs are available online. Watch the entire Hyde Park set below:
New Pink Floyd
And, speaking of new albums … It’s being reported that Pink Floyd is working on their first album in 20 years! The music for a forthcoming album is actually going to be gleaned from 1994 recording sessions, but the news comes fans can expect that collection of tunes sometime this October. Titled Endless River, the album will feature various Pink Floyd members, but it’s unclear if Roger Waters will be contributing. He left the band back in 1985. There’s definitely more to come on this story!
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