Welcome to Rockville draws 161,000

Welcome to Rockville’s milestone 10th edition brought in the festival’s biggest crowd yet, with 161,000 people coming to Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, for the four-day music event, held Nov. 11 to 14, 2021. The record attendance officially makes Welcome to Rockville America’s biggest rock festival. In addition, a worldwide at-home audience of 1.2 million unique viewers enjoyed the livestream with... Continue Reading →

KISS, Korn, Guns N’ Roses, Foo Fighters to headline Welcome to Rockville 2022

KISS, Korn, Guns N' Roses and Foo Fighters will headline the 2022 edition of the Welcome to Rockville festival at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. The event will be held from May 19 to 22. Weekend, single-day and camping passes are available now for $10 down at http://www.welcometorockville.com. This year's festival is being held this... Continue Reading →

DWP to livestream performances and more from Welcome to Rockville

Festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents will present its first festival livestream ever for the 10th edition of Welcome to Rockville. The event will be livestreamed Nov. 10 to 14, 2021, on the recently launched DWPresents on Twitch channel (twitch.tv/DWPresents). Music fans from around the world can tune in to watch performances from certain artists, exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes content. Hosted by That Space Zebra Show’s Bobby Schubenski,... Continue Reading →

Judas Priest’s Richie Faulkner suffered ‘aortic aneurysm’ during Louder Than Life performance

Judas Priest's Richie Faulkner suffered an "aortic aneurysm and complete aortic dissection" during the band's Sept. 26, 2021, performance at the Louder Than Life festival in Louisville, Kentucky, according to a statement from the guitarist. Faulkner then underwent an emergency 10½ hour open heart surgery and now is recovering. The next day, Judas Priest postponed... Continue Reading →

Louder Than Life welcomes 160,000 at four-day festival

Louder Than Life made its return in Louisville, Kentucky, this past weekend, September 23 to 26, 2021, at the Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center with a record-setting attendance of 160,000 people who enjoyed an expanded four-day weekend for the first time in the festival’s history. Producer Danny Wimmer Presents reported that more than 98 percent of festival-goers arrived with proof of full... Continue Reading →

Inkcarceration draws 75,000 fans over three days

The 2021 Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival set a new record for the event this past weekend as 75,000 music fans rocked out at the sold-out event on the historic grounds of the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio--a site made famous by the movie "The Shawshank Redemption." After originally selling out the event in only three weeks, festival co-producers Danny Wimmer Presents were... Continue Reading →

Rocklahoma band performance times announced

Band performance times have been announced Rocklahoma, taking place Sept. 3 to 5, 2021, at Pryor Creek Music Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma, just outside Tulsa. Now in its 15th year, the three-day camping festival features some of today’s top rock artists, including Slipknot, Rob Zombie, Chevelle, Halestorm, Anthrax, Falling in Reverse and many more. The Rocklahoma weekend will kick off with... Continue Reading →

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