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6th Annual HALL Cabernet Cookoff Returns on April 25 in Napa Valley

6th Annual HALL Cabernet Cookoff Returns on April 25 in Napa Valley

The HALL Cabernet Cookoff will return for a sixth year on April 25 featuring an all-star line-up of both Napa Valley and San Francisco-based chef teams. Bringing together foodies and wine for a culinary pairing challenge, chef teams will compete before a panel of all-star judges including Ken Frank, Virginie Boone, Ian White and Lars Kronmark, for a local charity of their choice by creating small bites paired with HALL 2012 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. 100% of proceeds from ticket […]

DRAGONFORCE Confirmed For RockFels 2015

DRAGONFORCE Confirmed For RockFels 2015

The next highlight for the RockFels festival 2015 can be announced: The crazy power metallers of Dragonforce will fight out their lunatic guitar duels at the Loreley. For almost 15 years now, the London sextet around guitar wizards Herman Li and Sam Totman is infamous for regularly breaking the sonic barrier. With band classics like “Valley Of The Damned”, “Operation Ground And Pound” and of course “Through The Fire And Flames”, they will once again ensure dropped jaws at the […]

Punk Rock Bowling Festival Brings Punk Rock Legends to the Club Shows

Punk Rock Bowling Festival Brings Punk Rock Legends to the Club Shows

Punk Rock Bowling, the three-day music festival that will take over downtown Las Vegas May 23rd through May 25th, announces club dates for its most popular acts in surrounding clubs throughout the event. The 16 late-night club shows, starting Friday, May 22nd, give fans the opportunity to see their favorite bands in a more intimate setting; over 60 bands will take the stage throughout the weekend.  All shows are 21 & over with valid ID. Legendary acts performing in the […]

Comic-Con At Sea, A Unique Sci-Fi Convention Experience On The High Seas

Comic-Con At Sea, A Unique Sci-Fi Convention Experience On The High Seas

Convention goers can look forward to the ultimate fan experience with Comic-Con at Sea, embarking on its maiden voyage June 14-21, 2015, exploring Spain, France and Italy on Royal Caribbean’s award winning cruise ship Allure of the Seas. This distinctive, multi-genre event incorporates a 7-day European cruise with an intimate convention experience that includes expert panels and workshops on everything from costume design and music scoring to special effects makeup, writing a graphic novel and producing a movie. Fans will […]

San Diego Metal Swap Meet Announces Details for 2015

San Diego Metal Swap Meet Announces Details for 2015

The sixth annual San Diego Metal Swap Meet will be held on Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 11am to 5pm at Queen Bee’s, located at 3925 Ohio Street, San Diego, CA 92104.  This unique event features heavy metal themed merchants selling heavy metal related clothing, CDs, records, artwork, services and more.  There will also be a beer area, Chilean barbecue for sale, and live band Slaytanic, a Slayer tribute band performing at 4pm.  This event is all-ages. From 6pm to […]

Rock of Ages Tattoo Announce SXSW Party Featuring GOATSNAKE and More

Rock of Ages Tattoo Announce SXSW Party Featuring GOATSNAKE and More

Rock of Ages Tattoo has announced an unofficial SXSW Party this year headlined by cult stoner/doom metallers Goatsnake. The free party will take place on Saturday March 21st at the Yellow Jacket Social Club in Austin, TX from 2 PM – 12 AM and will be rounded out by the lineup of Eagle Twin, The Roller, Coliseum, Pinkish Black, Publicist UK, Mantar, Bellringer, Mutilation Rites, Sores and Blasting Concept.   RSVP and Get More Info HERE The event will include Tattoo gift certificate giveaways, free grab […]

‘AEROSMITH Rocks Donington 2014’ In Theaters Feb 26

‘AEROSMITH Rocks Donington 2014’ In Theaters Feb 26

Fathom Events, Cinema 1 and Eagle Rock Entertainment are partnering to present a monthly “Classic Music Series” to be kicked off by legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, Aerosmith. Fans will be blown away by Aerosmith on the big screen for a special one-night concert event on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 7 p.m. local time. Captured live at Donington Park in Leicestershire, UK, in June 2014 as part of the band’s critically acclaimed 2014 “LET ROCK RULE” definitive […]

NAMM Foundation to Honor Musical Innovations

NAMM Foundation to Honor Musical Innovations

The NAMM Foundation has announced 10 historic musical and sound inventions ranging from 1947 through 2000 will be inducted to its10th annual TECnology Hall of Fame, Saturday, January 24 at the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. The awards will be presented by the NAMM MUSEUM of Making Music and hosted by veteran pro-audio journalist George Petersen. “The inductees for the NAMM TECnology Hall of Fame cover an exceedingly wide range of breakthrough inventions that date back 135 years, to the very […]

NAMM: Aristides Announces Artist Line Up for NAMM 2015

NAMM: Aristides Announces Artist Line Up for NAMM 2015

With a brand new booth location in Hall D #3589, Aristides Instruments is bringing a full arsenal of extreme guitar players to demonstrate the line this year during NAMM. This year will include Timo Somers of Delain, Aaron Marshall of Intervals, Jose Macario, and Fred Brum. Timo’s professional career started at the age of 17 when he was hired by the legendary metal band, Vengeance to replace his father who had passed away.  Shortly thereafter, that led to other opportunities […]

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