Slipknot have announced the inaugural Knotfest Brazil festival, to take place on December 19, 2021 at the Sambódromo do Anhembi in São Paulo. Slipknot will headline the event alongside nine other bands, for a total of 12 hours of music.
Wolfgang Van Halen recently debuted his first solo song “Distance” which claimed the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot Hard Rock Songs chart. Van Halen released the track under the band name of Mammoth WVH and accompanied it with a video paying tribute to his late father, guitar legend Eddie Van Halen.
The Foo Fighters are celebrating their 25th anniversary with the release of a special video stream entitled “Times Like Those”, in which the band takes a visual look back at their history.
AC/DC’s brand new album, Power Up, has reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Power Up reached No. 1 on the strength of 117,000 equivalent album units earned in the United States for the week ending Nov. 19 — 111,000 which came directly from album sales while another 5,000 album equivalent units were earned through on-demand streams.
Metallica drummer/cofounder Lars Ulrich said during an appearance on Rolling Stone’s Musicians On Musicians series that the band is a few weeks into the serious writing for the follow up to their 2016 album “Hardwired… To Self-Destruct”.