As many people know, Metallica's Orion Music + More Festival is slated for June 8th & 9th in Detroit. Today, however, the line-up was announced and it looks to be a unique collection of Rock, Metal, Punk, DJ's, World, Experimental and everywhere in between:
Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rise Against, Deftones, Bassnectar, Dropkick Murphys, Gogol Bordello,FLAG, Silversun Pickups, Foals, Tomahawk, Destroid (Excision + KJ Sawka + Downlink), The Joy Formidable, Datsik, Borgore, Japandroids, Dillon Francis, Adventure Club, 12th Planet, Death Grips, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Dirtyphonics, The Dirtbombs, DEATH, Fu Manchu, The Bronx, FIDLAR, All Shall Perish, The Orwells, BATTLECROSS and Cauldron.
Lots of amazing music coming out today. Some that you'll no doubt hear here on The Rock, and some that just touches me in the soft spot of my loins... what? I'm talking about the collection of artist on the new SON OF ROGUES GALLERY: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys! With Tom Waits, Keith Richards, Nick Cave and more you know this will be amazing!
Maynard James Keenan's PUSCIFER is back with an EP "Donkey Punch the Night"! BUCKCHERRY'S "Confession's" is out now as is a live UK Import from MOTORHEAD "Cat Scratch Fewer".
And if you've ever caught The Hendrix Experience Tour in KC then you've seen the musical stylings of ROBERT RANDOLPH and today he presents "The Slide Brothers".
Here's what's coming up down the road....
MAD SEASON Box Set March 12th
SOUNDCITY SOUNDTRACK March 12th
CLUTCH “Earth Rocker” March 19th
ANTHRAX “Anthems” March 19th
SEVENDUST “Black Out the Sun” March 26th
KILLSWITCH ENGAGE “Disarm the Descent” April 2nd
DROWNING POOL “Resilience” April 2nd
VOLBEAT "Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies" April 9th
STONE SOUR “House of Gold & Bones” Pt. 2 April 9th
DEVICE “Device” April 9th
STONE SOUR “House of Gold & Bones” Comic Book April 17th
RECORD STORE DAY World Wide April 20th
ROB ZOMBIE “Venomous Rat Regeneration Vender” April 23rd
LORDS OF SALEM (Rob Zombie Movie) April 26th
RED LINE CHEMISTRY “Tug of War” April 30th
FILTER “Gurney & the Burning Books” May
ALICE IN CHAINS “The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here” May
BLACK SABBATH “13” June (Brad Wilk of RATM on Drums)
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Summer 2013
METALLICA 3D Movie “Through the Never” August 9th
BODYCOUNT “Rise” or “Manslaughter”
SUICIDAL TENDENCIES TBA 2013
METALLICA TBA 2014