Tag Archives: Social Distortion

Welcome To Rockville: Nine Inch Nails, Disturbed, and double the Metallica

Posted by on May 19, 2021

  In what will be its tenth anniversary, Danny Wimmer Presents announced the official lineup for Welcome To Rockville. For some of us, nothing else matters but to see what’s in store for us this coming November. Taking place this November 11-14, 2021 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, not only will this […]

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Aftershock 2021: Metallica, My Chemical Romance to headline expanded 4 day festival

Posted by on October 22, 2020

  In what was looking to be an amazing year for festivals, 2020 came to a screeching halt when COVID-19 hit the masses. One after another, shows and festivals alike, first rebooked dates, and then finally threw in the towel all together on what was looking to be a dismal year for the industry and […]

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Welcome To Rockville celebrates 10 years with Metallica, Disturbed and many more

Posted by on December 10, 2019

After spending nine years in Jacksonville, it was announced earlier this year that Florida’s biggest Rock experience would move to a much larger home in Daytona Beach. The Daytona International Speedway will play host to the 10th anniversary of Welcome To Rockville this upcoming May 8th-10th. As previously announced, Metallica will once again play two […]

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Social Distortion drummer Charlie Quintana has passed away

Posted by on March 15, 2018

Social Distortion drummer Charlie ‘Chalo’ Quintana passed away in Mexico this past Tuesday (13th). The 56-year-old drummer was with Social Distortion from 2000-2009. He also worked on Izzy Stradlin’s first solo album back in 1992’s Izzy Stradlin and the Ju Ju Hounds, as well as working with an assortment of artists such as Bob Dylan, […]

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Record Store Day was successful, metal among top-sold titles

Posted by on April 21, 2015

As anyone at an independent record store this past Saturday can attest, Record Store Day was a huge success. In fact, while vinyl has been on an upswing since 2007, this year’s Record Store Day was even larger. How much larger? Well, vinyl sold 1,500% more than it did the previous Saturday, and Record Store […]

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Ex-Social Distortion Drummer Arrested For OD’ing In Front Of Son

Posted by on March 17, 2011

TMZ reports that ex-Social Distortion drummer Casey Royer was arrested last week in Orange County after overdosing on heroin in front of his 12 year old son. According to law enforcement sources, the 52 year old punk drummer was watching TV with his son when he experienced an overdose. After his son ran to their […]

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R.I.P Chuck Biscuits [Updated]

Posted by on October 29, 2009

[updated: not really, he’s still alive] Former Danzig drummer Chuck Biscuits died this past Saturday at the way-too-young age of 44 after a long battle with throat cancer. “In response to the inquires, thank you for all the support,” an anonymous family member wrote in an e-mail on Tuesday. “Chuck did not survive his battle with throat […]

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