2012 Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival Artists Announced

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2012 Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival Artists Announced Now in its 5th year, the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival has just announced what bands will be performing for 2012. Slipknot and Slayer will headline the main stage this summer, and will be joined by a third mystery artist to be named on March 5th. The main stages fourth slot will rotate between As I Lay Dying, Asking Alexandria and The Devil Wears Prada. Updated 03/05/12:  The mystery artist has been unveiled and it is MOTORHEAD! Thrash ... Read More

Whitechapel Announce 2012 Spring US Tour Dates

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Whitechapel Announce 2012 Spring US Tour Dates Whitechapel have just announced dates for their Spring 2012 headline tour of the United States. Tickets for the trek which will feature support from artists including Miss May I and After The Burial will go on sale December 18th, 2011. When asked about the tour, Whitechapel guitarist Alex Wade commented: "We are really excited to announce our headliner "The Recorruptour" that will be taking place Spring 2012. We love to headline because not only do we get ... Read More

Summer Slaughter 07/22/11: House of Blues – West Hollywood, CA

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The Summer Slaughter Tour 07/22/11 House of Blues – West Hollywood, CA Words/Photos by Reverend Justito If I ever have a moment where my life flashes before my eyes, I look forward to revisiting July 22nd, 2011. I ran into Grace Potter on the streets of Hollywood. I got a bunch of great vinyl from Amoeba Records and I was lucky enough to score a ticket to the kickoff of the 2011 Summer Slaughter Tour. Yes, July 22nd was much better than the ... Read More

The 2011 Summer Slaughter Tour Dates Announced

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The 2011 Summer Slaughter Tour Dates Announced Dates for the fifth annual Summer Slaughter tour have been announced. The month long trek will kick off in West Hollywood, CA on July 22nd before wrapping on August 21st in Dallas, TX. Concert Confessions favorites The Black Dahlia Murder and Whitechapel are set to headline the package tour. Also included in the trek are Darkest Hour, Six Feet Under, Dying Fetus, As Blood Runs Black, Oceano, Fleshgod Apocalypse and Powerglove. Dates and venues are listed below. ... Read More

Confessions of Phishing Barney

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The Adventures of Phishing Barney 2010 Words/Photos by Barney the Purple Dinosaur (and his ghost writer Reverend Justito) For those who are not a member of my immediate family, allow me to give you a brief history on the family tradition that is Barney the purple dinosaur.  I was in my early teens at the height of Barney-mania.  As a gag gift, my parents threw a Barney Doll (marching band outfit, filled with bubble mix) into the stockings of my brother and I.  My ... Read More

2010 Vans Warped Tour – The Heavy Metal Report

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Vans Warped Tour 2010 06/27/10 - Seaside Park - Ventura, CA Words/Photos & Videos by Reverend Justito/concertconfessions.com   When it comes to Warped Tour, as great as it is to seek out new and exciting sounds, the main reason I hit the event is for heavy music.  Be it punk or metal I attend North America’s longest running festival tour (now in it’s 16th year) for the release from these oh so soothing sounds.  So let’s discuss some of the metal that went down at Seaside ... Read More

Photo Gallery: The 2010 Vans Warped Tour Invades Ventura

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2010 Vans Warped Tour Seaside Park - Ventura, CA Photos by Reverend Justito/concertconfessions.com   Many tales to tell from the third stop of the 2010 Vans Warped Tour.  I wanted a place to just upload photos for now - so please enjoy.   [gallery columns="4"]   _qoptions={ qacct:"p-7ba_jTnXrkcGo" }; Read More

The 2010 Revolver Golden Gods Awards

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The 2010 Revolver Golden Gods Awards 04/08/10 - Club Nokia: Los Angeles, CA words/photos/videos by concertconfessions.com OK, I admit it, I totally geeked out last night. In the deep trenches of confusion over guest lists vs. will call along with a “black” carpet ceremony, I was informed that my press credentials were at the VIP table. So I head into to the clusterfuck that is the VIP area outside Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles when I became the meat of a rock royalty sandwich. ... Read More

All Day/All Ages – Metal Fest Rocks The Hollywood Palladium

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All Day All Ages Metalfest  W/ Dirge Within, Hate Eternal, Born of Osiris, Whitechapel, Unearth, Chimaira, Cannibal Corpse, Trivium & Hatebreed The Palladium - Hollywood, CA 11/28/2009 Words/Photos/Video by Reverend Justito While many used Thursday to feast and give thanks, I managed to wait till Saturday to truly celebrate Thanksgiving.  Armed with two comp tickets and a fancy photo pass (thanks KM), I hit the Palladium in chilly Hollywood, CA for a day long metal festival.  With a lineup featuring rising acts like Whitechapel, legends such ... Read More