The 2013 Rockstar Mayhem Festival has been announced and it’s got ome heavy hitters. Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch and Mastodon are some of the bigger names, but the Jagermeister Stage will feature some even heavier acts like Machine Head, Job for a Cowboy, the sexy as hell Butcher Babies and others. There will be a third stage sponsored by Musician’s Institute where rockers will be able to rock with Children of Bodom and others. The festival will be at Tinley Park’s First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre July 27th.
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Filter plans to release a new album titled The Sun Comes Out Tonight. The band signed on with a new label this year and announced they’d release a new album, but now the details have come into focus. The band is even offering up the new tune “We Hate It When You Get What You Wanted” for free to people who drop in their email addy. Do that online at OfficialFilter.com. Expect the album out June 4th.
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Details about a new 30 Seconds to Mars album are out, and so is the first single from the forthcoming attempt. The band actually debuted the song “Up In The Air” during the launch of a recent Space-X flight that sent a cargo load to the International Space Station earlier this month. Now the tune is available to the public streaming online. The band will release the album Love Lust Faith + Dreams May 21st. Listen to "Up In The Air" below or at this link.
System of a Down are getting back together to tour … but as for shows in the US, they have only one scheduled, and that’s in in Hollywood. The band, which parted ways several years ago so members could focus on other projects, will perform for the Hollywood Bowl July 29th. The rest of their tour is in countries like Russia, Finland, Poland, Germany, Italy and others. There’s no word on if or when the band will put out a new album.
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