Tag Archives: Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival

Otep backs off Mayhem Fest homophobia allegations

Posted by on April 2, 2014

On Monday, Otep frontwoman Otep Shamaya ruffled some feathers after a tweet she posted alleging that one of the reasons she might not be on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest this year was because one of the corporate sponsors was homophobic. In further conversations via Twitter, it was made apparent that it was Rockstar […]

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Huntress and Battlecross Exceed Indiegogo Campaign Goals for Mayhem Tour

Posted by on June 26, 2013

[youtube]http://youtu.be/TjhuNFP1gD8[/youtube] In recent months, crowd-funding has been drastically changing the way the music industry operates. Canadian prog group Protest the Hero funded their upcoming album entirely through an incredibly successful Indiegogo campaign. Within a few days, the band had exceeded their goal of $125,000, with the current amount of money raised being almost three times […]

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Born of Osiris Announce New Album; Release New Track

Posted by on June 25, 2013

[youtube]http://youtu.be/wLdlw46Ru9I[/youtube] While they may or may not be a bunch of scumbags (depending on whose side of the Jason Richardson departure debate you agree with), Born of Osiris are definitely one of the more innovative groups in the deathcore genre.  Today they officially announced unveiled a new track, “M∆CHINE,” and also released a promo video that […]

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Attika 7 And Scorpion Child Added To This Year’s Mayhem Fest

Posted by on June 13, 2013

Shortly after Behemoth dropped off of this summer’s Mayhem Fest, tour founder Kevin Lyman promised that they would announce a replacement soon. And today, the touring festival has revealed not one, but TWO new additions to this year’s lineup in lieu of Behemoth. Joining the Jagermeister Stage will be Attkia 7, the supergroup whose members […]

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Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastodon, Machine Head And More Confirmed For Mayhem Fest 2013

Posted by on March 18, 2013

Earlier today, Mayhem Fest officially announced the lineup to this year’s bill during a press conference/Q&A at The Whiskey in L.A. And now we can officially say that Rob Zombie and Five Finger Death Punch will be co-headlining the touring festival, along with a pretty diverse metal lineup. In addition to Zombie and FFDP, the […]

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Amon Amarth, Job For A Cowboy, Battlecross Among Bands Playing Mayhem Fest 2013?

Posted by on February 25, 2013

[youtube width=”500″ height=”344″]http://youtu.be/P_wws_p0YqE[/youtube] On March 18, the lineup to this year’s Mayhem Fest will be officially announced. Rumors on who will be playing the touring metal festival have continued to spread online, while we’ve also made our own predictions. However, now there are three names we can add onto the list of strong possibilities. Shortly […]

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Mayhem Fest To Announce Lineup In March

Posted by on January 15, 2013

An official announcement regarding the lineup for this year’s Mayhem Fest is now expected to be made on March 18. Guess we’ll have to wait longer than we thought to find out which rumors are true or not.

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Headbangers’ Brawl 1/11: Dissecting The Rumors Surrounding Mayhem Fest 2013

Posted by on January 11, 2013

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. It’s a safe bet that the lineup to this year’s Rockstar Energy Mayhem Fest will be officially announced in the next few weeks [Update: […]

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Behemoth Planning To Take Part In This Year’s Mayhem Fest

Posted by on January 7, 2013

In a few weeks or so, the lineup to this year’s Rockstar Energy Mayhem Fest will likely be officially announced. However, we already know one band who will likely appear on the touring festival’s bill, as Tomasz “Orion” Wróblewski recently let Behemoth’s summer plans slip out. In a recent interview with Metalstorm.net, the bassist revealed […]

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Mayhem Fest Organizers Want Rammstein To Headline In 2013

Posted by on August 7, 2012

Another Mayhem Fest came to an end this past Sunday in Hartford, CT. And while it’ll be a while till we find out who will be on touring festival’s bill next year, we do know who organizers want to headline. Mayhem Fest co-founder/event producer John Reese reportedly told Idahotstatesmen.com back in June that the band […]

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