The Deftones will crush NYC with help from Gojira as the concerts on Pier 17 get underway. Don’t miss out if you like these two incendiary bands.
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Presenting The 64th Annual Grammy Award Nominations for Rock and Metal
The 64th Annual Grammy Awards Nominees have been revealed in a mile-long list of categories and that’s to be expected with this particular award since it is essentially the Academy Awards of the recording industry. Now, with that being said, as a scribe who leans towards the heavier side of music there are only a few categories that remotely interest me so please peruse below on the nominations in the Rock and Metal Category for the 2022 Awards broadcast.
Best Rock Performance: For new vocal or instrumental solo, duo/group or collaborative rock recordings.
Shot In The Dark – AC/DC
Know You Better (Live From Capitol Studio A) – Black Pumas
Nothing Compares 2 U – Chris Cornell
Ohms – Deftones
Making A Fire – Foo Fighters
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Slipknot Announces “Knotfest: Iowa” and More
The Press Release:
Knotfest, the music and counterculture experience created by the multi-platinum sonic phenomenon and nine-piece force of nature, Slipknot, has today confirmed the return of Knotfest Iowa for 2021. The event will be the biggest heavy music festival to ever hit the mid-western state and will be held at National Balloon Classic Field in Indianola, IA, on Saturday, September 25th, with Slipknot headlining. The full line-up features Faith No More, Megadeth, Lamb Of God, $uicide Boy$, Gojira, Trivium, Tech N9ne, FEVER 333, Knocked Loose, Turnstile, Gatecreeper And Vended.
Tickets will be available on pre-sale to Knotfest.com subscribers from 10am Central time on today (Tues, May 25th), with a general on-sale from 10am Central on June 4th, over at KnotfestIowa.com.
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Deftones Announce Summer Headlining Tour
The Press Release:
Multiplatinum, Grammy® Award-winning alternative rock band Deftones have announced that they will hit the road for a headlining tour this summer with special guests Gojira and Poppy. Produced by Live Nation, the tour kicks off on July 27th in Portland and travels across North America before wrapping up in Denver on September 5th at the Pepsi Center. Tickets go on sale to the general public this Friday, February 14th at 1:00pm local time. Purchase your tickets here.
Citi is the official presale credit card of the Deftones Summer Tour 2020. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Tuesday, February 11th at 12pm EST/9am PST until Thursday, February 13th at 10pm local time through Citi Entertainment®. For more information, click here.
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Takashi Murakami Creates Monstrous Artwork to Celebrate Godzilla’s 65th Anniversary
We love Godzilla for sure and have been watching his movies for quite a few decades now. In the coming weeks The Big G will have his 65th Birthday and that brings me to this cool news about the famous kaiju. Check it out.
The Press Release:
Godzilla, The King of the Monsters bursts forth from the elements in a new painting from Japanese artist Takashi Murakami to celebrate Godzilla’s 65th Anniversary. The original painting will be seen for the first time at ComplexCon this weekend in Long Beach, November 2 – 3. The 11ft high painting will be on display at the Godzilla booth (E23) along with exclusive Godzilla merchandise including some lines featuring Murakami’s Godzilla artwork.
“We’re honored that an artist as iconic as Takashi Murakami has created artwork that so beautifully captures the essence of Godzilla,” said Keiji Ota, CGO (Chief Godzilla Officer) at Toho. “We’re celebrating Godzilla’s 65th anniversary starting on November 3rd and continuing throughout the year, and we couldn’t think of a better way to kick it off than with this sublime piece of art from Takashi Murakami.”
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