Tag: Riot Fest
RIOT FEST announce line up: Corrosion Of Conformity, High On Fire, Articles Of Faith, Cro-Mags & more
Riot Fest announces the largest festival yet, set for October 6-10, 2010 in Chicago. Known for its punk rock, founder Riot Mike has broadened the fest to include just about every sub-genre, including hardcore, metal and everything in between. Heavy bands confirmed this year are Corrosion of Conformity (playing in their original power-trio line-up for the first time in 20-odd years), High on Fire, Torche, Kylesa, Righteous Fool, Articles of Faith (first time playing in their original line-up in 25 years), Negative Approach, Cro-Mags, Agnostic Front and Droids Attack.
Other headliners include Bad Religion, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Circle Jerks, Less Than Jake, The Lawrence Arms, Bouncing Souls, Riverboat Gamblers, Red Oktoberfest presented by Red Scare, “Busted at Oz” Reunion, FUN., Smoking Popes, Bhopal Stiffs, The Meatmen, Off With Their Heads, Brendan Kelly, The Toasters, Roy Ellis a.k.a. Mr. Symarip and many more. A full listing of announced bands is available here.
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HIGH ON FIRE have announced a North American headlining tour. The massive fall expedition – dubbed the Sanctioned Annihilation Tour - will feature support from TORCHE and KYLESA and is set to launch on September 27th at The Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, CA.
As part of the tour, High On Fire will perform amongst the featured acts at a host of high profile music festivals including Chicago’s Riot Fest, Nova Scotia’s Halifax Pop Explosion, Florida’s Ye Old Fest and Austin, TX’s Fun Fun Fun Fest.
Additionally, High On Fire has been chosen to participate as part of the 2011 Soundwave Festival. Billed as Australia’s “biggest metal and rock festival” and set to take place in late February and early March of next year, Soundwave will feature High On Fire alongside such names as IRON MAIDEN, SLAYER, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, SOCIAL DISTORTION, MONSTER MAGNET, ROB ZOMBIE and more.
High On Fire continues to tour in support of its critically lauded new album, Snakes For The Divine. The band’s debut release for E1 Music, and fifth full length album overall, Snakes For The Divine debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Hard Music Core Stores Chart and at #62 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart in its first week of release this past February. The band has already headlined North America once this year to rousing response and toured Europe as hand-picked support for Hall of Fame metal band METALLICA.
High On Fire features guitarist / vocalist Matt Pike, drummer Des Kensel and bassist Jeff Matz.
High On Fire tour dates:
29 – San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
30 – Pomona, CA – Glasshouse
1 – Flagstaff, AZ – Orpheum Theatre
2 – Albuquerque, NM – The Launchpad
3 – Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater
5 – Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theatre
6 – Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall Ballroom
8 – Rock Island, IL – Rock Island Brewing Company
9 – Urbana, IL – Canopy Club
10 – Chicago, IL – Metro (as part of Riot Festival)
11 – Bloomington, IN – Bluebird
13 – Covington, KY – Historic Southgate House
14 – Detroit, MI – Majestic Theatre
15 – Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop
16 – Rochester, NY – Water Street
17 – Northampton, MA – Pearl Street
19 – Halifax, NS – The Paragon Theatre (as part of the Halifax Pop Explosion)
21 – Portland, ME – Port City Music Hall
22 – Providence, RI – Club Hell
23 – Boston, MA – Middle East Downstairs
24 – New York, NY – Webster Hall
26 – Philadelphia, PA – Starlite Ballroom
27 – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
29 – Gainesville, FL – Common Ground (as part of Ye Old Fest)
7 – Austin, TX – Waterloo Park (as part of Fun Fun Fun Fest)
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