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Rocklahoma Announced, Taking a Break, Zombie's Short Jaunt, and Time will Tool

Rocklahoma announced


The summer of 2014 is the season for rock festivals—the latest addition being Rocklahoma where Five Finger Death Punch, Kid Rock and Staind will lead the pack. The three-day music weekend May 23rd through the 25th will also include Twisted Sister, Deftones, Motorhead, Seether, Jackyl, Filter, Black Label Society, Killswitch Engage, Skid Row, All That Remains, Hellyeah, Pop Evil and many others guaranteed to rock some faces off. If you’re gonna be out the way of Pryor Oklahoma, be sure to get your plan in order. General admission and VIP packages go on sale Friday. If you “like” Rocklahoma on Facebook you may get special access to pre-sale.


Taking a break


Though Deftones are on the lineup at Rocklahoma this coming may, front man Chino Marino is saying he’s gonna take a break from the band to focus one of his side projects known simply as Crosses (†††). Mareno recently spoke with Rolling Stone where he said members of Deftones are currently spread around the country and their bass palyer is over in Europe. The self-titled ††† album just dropped Tuesday.


Zombie’s short jaunt


Rob Zombie announced a US tour for 2014. The short jaunt scheduled for late April and early May will only focus of the South and North East areas of the country in places like Florida and Rhode Island. The closes the horror rocker will be to central Illinois is Louisville, KY. Zombie will play a couple of festivals in that time, including the Carolina Rebellion Festival. Recent publications put Zombie’s live show as a must see and amongst some of the biggest productions.


Time will Tool


Tool have tacked on a few more dates for their 2014 plans. Mainly out west, with a few dates in Texas, the eccentric band will tour in throughout most of March. The band hasn’t had a new album in years but there are rumblings they’ll put together a new attempt later this year or possibly next year, though no official timeline has been put out yet. Any Tool fan who understands the intricacies of their work knows that it’s got to be a long process of putting together their complex tunes. But will it be worth the wait? Time will tool. I mean tell … Time will tell!


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