Riot Fest 2014′s Mega Lineup Unleashed

Categories: Festivals

The plan here was to post the pic of all the bands and just name a handful of ones that us here at Concert Confessions are fans of and stuff like that. Then, as I kept reading into the poster containing the lineup for the 2014 Riot Fest in Chicago, this thing just has so much one would want to check out. Your top billing is The Cure, Jane's Addiction, The National, Rise Against and Weezer while The Flaming Lips, Social Distortion, Slayer, ... Read More

Orion Music + More 2013: Deftones, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rise Against (And Metallica)

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We here at Concert Confessions would like to that Orion Music + More for putting together an awesome lineup in year TWO.  Coming to the lovely Detroit this year, the festival features the like of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Deftones and Rise Against headlining along side festival curators Metallica. Other notables include Japandroids, Silversun Pickups, the FLAG version of Black Flag (How many years have people wanted Black Flag to tour now that they finally do there's TWO of them?) and Death Grips. ... Read More

Carolina Rebellion Festival brings Soundgarden, Alice In Chains, Deftones And More

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Another day, another festival announcement. For the third time, the Carolina Rebellion Festival will serve as Mid-Atlantic’s biggest rock festival around and May 4th & 5th it will return to  Rock City Campgrounds in Concord, North Carolina. The big names are Soundgarden, Alice In Chains and the Deftones. Papa Roach, Bush, Rise Against and Bullet For My Valentine are other notables. For more information on tickets and all that jazz, head over to the official festival website. For a full list of announce acts, check ... Read More

KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas 2012 Night 1: Gibson Amphitheater – Universal City, CA

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For the past 23 years Southern California radio giant KROQ has held their Almost Acoustic Christmas charity concerts. This year I had just heard about it for the first time after hearing one of my favorite bands, Linkin Park, would be headlining the first day on December 8th, 2012. This event took place at the Gibson Amphitheater in Universal City, California. The bands for that day were: Linkin Park, Rise Against, Bush, Garbage, Slightly Stoopid, Awolnation, The Lumineers, Walk the Moon, The ... Read More

Photo Gallery: Rise Against 09/28/12: Mesa Amphitheatre – Mesa, AZ

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Rise Against 09/28/12 Mesa Amphitheatre - Mesa, AZ Photos by LivingDedGrrl For the first time since 2010 Rise Against set foot on stage in Arizona. Having called of their participation in the Sound Strike's Boycott of the state after lawmakers passed SB 1070, the band returned to play a fierce career spanning set. Check out some photos from the night down below. [gallery order="DESC" columns="4"] Read More

Watch Rise Against Cover “Ghost of Tom Joad” w/ Tom Morello, Wayne Kramer & Brian Fallon(of Gaslight Anthem)

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 Rise Against Cover "Ghost of Tom Joad" w/ Tom Morello, Wayne Kramer & Brian Fallon(of Gaslight Anthem) A few nights ago at the Honda Center, Rise Against were joined on stage by Tom Morello, Wayne Kramer, and Brian Fallon(Gaslight Anthem) for an epic eight minute rendition of a Bruce Stringsteen classic "Ghost Of Tom Joad". You can check out the fan filmed footage below, in great quality I might add. http://youtu.be/Cy2f-HZMlaU Read More

Riot Fest 2012 Set To Hit Chicago September 14-16

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Riot Fest 2012 Set To Hit Chicago September 14-16 This actually sounds really cool. It is called the Riot Fest and it is going down September 14-16 in Chicago. While the lineup tends to be rather heavy, one can’t notice such diverse acts as The Jesus and Mary Chain and Elvis Costello.  The event will take place at Humboldt Park and the Congress Theatre. The best part is that tickets start at $18 a day. Below is the full line up (as of ... Read More

Foo Fighters – Wasting Light in St Louis – 9/17/2011

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Foo Fighters w/ Rise Agaist & Mariachi El Bronx 09/17/11 Scottrade Center - St. Louis, MO Words by Jenkins/Videos by Beeznutz   "You know, I used to get fucking nervous doing this shit. It used to freak me out that I had to stand in front of all of these people and play guitar, but I don't get nervous any more at all - AT ALL ... And, the way I look at it, when I come out and do a show like this, I look ... Read More

L.A. Rising 07/30/11: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum – Los Angeles, CA

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L.A. Rising 07/30/11 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum - Los Angeles, CA Words/Photos by Reverend Justito I moved to Los Angeles just shy of a decade ago. Before moving down here I was as Bay Area as it comes. The use of the word hella was still our thing. I didn’t eat meat, enjoyed public transportation and went green back in the late 80’s. I knew I was moving to a whole new world, but nothing could have prepared me for that first 18 months living ... Read More

Bad Religion and Rise Against Play East St. Louis Parking Lot.

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Bad Religion/Rise Against 05/10/11 Pop's Outdoors - Sauget, IL Words/Photos by BeeZnutZ   I love outdoor shows. They remind me of summer days spent outside seeing some of my favorite bands with good friends. When Rise Against announced they would be touring with Bad Religion I was sold. Even better the venue Pop's 24/7 in Sauget, IL was hosting the show outside, in the parking lot in between two nightclubs. The morning of the show was gloomy, rainy and anything but exceptional weather for an outdoor event. ... Read More

Bad Religion/Rise Against @ Terminal 5 in NYC 5/6/11

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And the love-hate relationship with this awesome yet dreadful venue continues. As Jim Nantz would say “Hello friends”, and take a seat aboard a train head down the tracks of the 46 installment of the Jay Porks Never Ending Concert Series.. Tonight Me and fellow Jay Porks Experiencer Pam are heading out to meet Terminal 5 in NYC, this time for Rise Against w/ Bad Religion. Now, call me, Pam and my father a few of the crazy ones-but ... Read More

Win Free Music By Checking Out Our Plans for Summer 2011

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Win Free Music By Checking Out Our Plans for Summer 2011   It’s going to be an action packed summer for us all at Concert Confessions and to get everyone fired up for some great coverage from Coast to Coast we are giving away a $50 iTunes gift card. Before we tell you how to win the gift card, allow us to share with you some of the shows you will see covered here at Concert Confessions Kicking things off is our man Jay Porks. ... Read More

It’s Official: 2010 Epicenter Festival To Rock Autoclub Speedway

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As we have reported here - the lineup for the 2010 Epicenter Festival will include Blink-182, Eminem, Kiss, Rise Against,  a reunited Bush (who also debuted a new song today, which you listen to at this location) and as we broke to the masses Suicidal Tendencies  .   The full line up as of 06/21/10: Saturday 9/25 KISS Eminem Bush Papa Roach B.O.B. Travis Barker The Knux New Politics Big Boi House of Pain (First Show In A Decade) Crash Kings more to be announced Sunday 9/26 Blink 182 Rise Against Thirty Seconds To Mars Bad Religion A Day to Remember Suicidal Tendencies Black Pacific – featuring Jim Lindbergh from ... Read More

Epicenter 2010: Eminem Confirmed – Possible Lineup To Include Bush, KISS & Blink-182

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  Update 06/21/10: No Need for silly rumors.  Official lineup can be found here. Update 06/21/10 - KROQ (who was a major partner in the first Epicenter show) has reported that they will announce the lineup today at 5pm.  In addition, Gavin Rossdale has basically confirmed his involvment via Twitter today by informing the masses that he will be visiting KROQ at 5pm today. Update 06/18/10 - Eminem has posted this on his blog.  It now appears the festival will be two days - September 25th & 26th ... Read More

PHOTO GALLERY: The 2007 KROQ Weenie Roast Y Fiesta

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  This weekend I am heading out to the 2010 KROQ Weenie Roast.  In honor of seeing wonderful artists including Against Me!, Stone Temple Pilots, Deftones and that cute ginger kid who just flashed her boobies on Twitter, I figured I would share some photos from my first trip to the KROQ Weenie Roast back in 2007 (long before I was regularly writing concert reviews).  I hope you enjoy - and of course you can expect full coverage of the 2010 event here ... Read More

Wrex The Halls in San Diego

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91X Wrex The Halls featuring 30 Seconds To Mars 12/13/2009 - Viejas Arena -San Diego, CA Words by WarChild490 Videos taken from YouTube/Shot by user Kobefan131 Photos by Daikou Coming from someone like myself, who hasn't set foot outside of the city of Los Angeles in over ten years, taking a trip to San Diego was exciting enough. When the reason for the trip is a band you've been wanting to see play live for the past 4 years, not even lack of sleep could stop me ... Read More

The Vans Warped Tour Celebrates 15 Years Of Punk Rock Summer Camp

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 The Vans Warped Tour 15th Anniversary Party 09/06/09 - Club Nokia: Los Angeles, CA Words/Photos/Videos by Justin It was 1997 when I first walked through the gates of Kevin Lyman’s wonderful world known as Warped Tour.  While that was not the first year of the ever evolving punk rock summer camp, it’s hard to believe that the festival has now wrapped 15 successful years.  Having missed all three Southern California stops on this years traveling circus show, I made sure not to miss the 15th ... Read More