Tag Archives: Kevin Lyman

Warped Tour Giving Parents Free Admission

Posted by on June 20, 2013

Last year, the Vans Warped Tour started the Reverse Daycare Tent, in which parents could hang out in an air-conditioned tent with movies, and beverages while their 14 year olds watched the likes of Chunk!, No Captain Chunk!, Falling In Reverse and Four Year Strong. This year, the tour has taken it one step farther. Last […]

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Matt Pike In Rehab As High On Fire Pull Out Of Mayhem Tour [Updated]

Posted by on June 7, 2012

Part of the appeal of High on Fire is frontman Matt Pike’s voice, which sounds like he’s been gargling whiskey and razor blades. Looks like he actually has been gargling whiskey a little too much, as High On Fire have been forced to pull out of the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival, due to Pike entering rehab […]

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Mayhem Cruise Officially Announced, Details Revealed

Posted by on April 30, 2012

Both Machine Head’s Robb Flynn and Mayhem Festival founder Kevin Lyman let it slip that a cruise edition of the metal touring festival was going to take place this December. Today, though, the Mayhem Cruise has been officially announced, and more details have been revealed. In addition to previous announced bands like Lamb Of God, […]

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Kevin Lyman Confirms Mayhem Fest Cruise To Take Place In December [Updated]

Posted by on April 19, 2012

While details are still scant, Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival founder Kevin Lyman confirmed to Metal Insider that the Mayhem Festival cruise that Machine Head mentioned at the Golden Gods Awards is indeed happening. The floating festival will take place from December 7-10.”We are just excited to get to put this together,” he told us. “It has […]

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Video: Every Time I Die Have An Announcement To Make

Posted by on December 14, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNIJOMaRUdM[/youtube] Most bands make an announcement about a tour or album through their publicists. Every Time I Die chose to announce their Warped Tour appearance the old fashioned way – a YouTube announcement. Since it’s their fourth year playing the festival, they liken themselves to seniors, threatening all ‘freshman bands’ with swirlies and ‘kick me’ […]

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Warped Tour Headliners Leak

Posted by on March 25, 2011

Vans Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman had it all set up. With 86 bands already announced, the tour was all set to announce its headliners at a kick-off party for the tour tonight in Brooklyn. They had a tech guy go into YouTube on Wednesday night to set up the announcement, and while it was […]

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Ozzy, Korn, Lyman Weigh In On Weak Concert Season

Posted by on July 6, 2010

So we know we already stressed how bad this Summer’s touring season is doing. However, with more tours like the Lilith Fair canceling more shows as of late, we cannot help but reiterate: concerts are not doing well this summer! Don’t believe us? Well in a new report from The Associated Press, a few metal […]

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Mayhem Fest, Warped Tour Founder Sets Sights On Country

Posted by on June 4, 2009

First he conquered punk festivals, then metal. Now Warped Tour and Mayhem Festival founder Kevin Lyman and his production company, 4Fini, are expanding to country. The tour, dubbed “Round-Up”, is planned for Summer 2010. Lyman explained his new venture and drew some parallels with our own scenes in an interview with ThePunkSite.com: I worked on […]

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