Tag Archives: Lollapalooza

Metallica to headline Lollapalooza 2022

Posted by on March 22, 2022

Lollapalooza 2022 will return on  July 28-31 in Grant Park in Chicago, IL.  Headliners for this year’s Lollapalooza include Metallica, Dua Lipa, Green Day, Doja Cat, Lil Baby, J. Cole, Kygo and Machine Gun Kelly. More than 170 acts are scheduled across eight stages. Festival hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day. Returning […]

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Fred Durst takes the stage at Lollapalooza with brand new look

Posted by on August 2, 2021

  Limp Bizkit took to the stage on July 31st at Lollapalooza at Grant Park in Chicago. A man who appeared to be the drummers’ uncle walked on to the stage, mic in hand. The man was frontman and quinquagenarian Fred Durst, looking like a straight up dork. No offense to dorks the world over […]

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Guns N’ Roses will be co-headlining next year’s Lollapalooza in Chile, Argentina and Brasil

Posted by on October 10, 2019

Guns N’ Roses have announced that they will be co-headlining Lollapalooza Chile, Lollapalooza Argentina and Lollapalooza Brazil. Below is a list of other acts that will be performing: Travis Scott The Strokes Lana Del Rey Martin Garrix Gwen Stefani Armin Van Buuren Vampire Weekend Cage the Elephant James Blake Brockhampton Alan Walker Illenium The Lumineers Kacey […]

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Lollapalooza & Woodstock skimp on metal

Posted by on March 20, 2019

While celebrities use metal t-shirts as a fashion trend, major award ceremonies and festivals have sadly been snubbing the heavy genre. Within the last two days, we’ve seen major festival announcements that have very few heavy artists on the lineup despite how both festivals originated. And of course, we’re talking about Woodstock and Lollapalooza. Despite […]

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Machine Head’s Robb Flynn on Vegas massacre: “I don’t ever want to play ‘Davidian’ again”

Posted by on October 5, 2017

We’re about  four days removed from the horrific Las Vegas massacre carried out by a lone gunman, Stephen Paddock at a music festival. And as details come to light, it’s terrifying to know that the gunman scouted other festival locations, including the prior week’s Life Is Beautiful fest, as well as Lollapalooza. Knowing that he […]

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After 25 years of Lollapalooza, even Perry Farrell hates EDM

Posted by on July 25, 2016

Nothing lasts forever, but this weekend’s Lollpalooza marks the 25th anniversary of the festival. However, Lolla co-founder and Jane’s Addiction singer Perry Farrell appears to be kind of over it, and is starting something new in 2018. Actually, he didn’t even intend on it lasting beyond it’s first year, in which Nine Inch Nails, Ice-T, the […]

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Ghost, Jane’s Addiction, Red Hot Chili Peppers among bands playing Lollapalooza

Posted by on March 23, 2016

Last night, Lollapalooza announced their lineup. As is the case since 2005, instead of being a touring festival, it will be held at Chicago’s Grant Park. This year, however, it’s expanded to four days, July 28-31. While there’s usually at least a handful of metal bands playing the alternative festival, it’s in pretty short supply […]

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Metallica offer Lollapalooza 2015 audio download

Posted by on August 5, 2015

Metallica returned to Lollapalooza this past weekend, and they’ve made their entire performance available as a paid digital download, with a portion of the proceeds going to Lolla Cares charities. Their last appearance at Lollapalooza was in 1996, when the event was actually a complete tour, so this was a big deal for the band! As reported by Billboard, James […]

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Metallica return to Lollapalooza

Posted by on March 25, 2015

Metallica will co-headline this year’s Lollapalooza Festival with Sir Paul McCartney, taking place again in Chicago’s Grant Park. Metallica will headline on Saturday night, August 1st,  with one day tickets costing $110. In a statement from the band: “It’s been nearly 20 years since we’ve been lucky enough to take the stage at Lollapalooza, so we are […]

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Michel “Away” Langevin discusses Voivod’s concepts for 7”s, recalls infamous tour with Soundgarden and Faith No More

Posted by on February 23, 2015

Thrash metal and prog rock are no strangers to each other. Yet only a few bands are capable of seamlessly blending the two into its own unique sound. And over the course of three decades, despite setbacks caused by lineup changes, deaths, and simply changes in the music industry, Voivod has stood out as one […]

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