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Sad Summer Fest 2020: Announcement & Predictions

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Sad Summer Fest 2020: Announcement & Predictions

Sad Summer Fest was a project contrived by Arizona emo group, The Maine, in late 2018 to prepare for the absence of the scene’s beloved Warped Tour that was held every summer since 1995. Sad Summer Fest made its debut in 2019, playing all over the country with almost 20 dates and other special coinciding events like Emo Nites. The lineup consisted of headliners: The Maine (obviously), Mayday Parade, State Champs & The Wonder Years with support from Mom Jeans, Stand Atlantic & Just Friends. Depending on which date, the festival may have featured another local artist for that date....

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Where The Women At?

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Where The Women At?

The beginning of every new year is always exciting, especially since it's typically when festivals are announced. It wasn't until the Reading & Leeds Festival lineup was announced that people really had something to say about the lack of female representation.  Amongst the discussion of this festival & many others, Matty Healy from The 1975 chimed in on Twitter promising to no longer play gender-biased festivals. If this is followed through or not, it will hopefully encourage other predominantly male bands & artists to acknowledge this ongoing bias & support women artists by being their allies as opposed to competition.    There's...

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KNOTFEST 2020: Dates & Lineup Announced

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KNOTFEST 2020: Dates & Lineup Announced

This year's Knotfest, created by our beloved heavy metal band Slipknot, is going to be epic. Knotfest was born about 8 years ago and the band always makes sure to extend the experience beyond just America, such as Mexico, Japan & France. A few months ago, Slipknot had announced their roadshow *at sea* over in Europe. That's right... European fans will have the opportunity to experience the Knotfest At Sea on a hardcore cruise ship from Barcelona, Spain to Naples, Italy in August. More recently (this morning), Slipknot finally released the highly anticipated North American dates for this year's Knotfest & it does not disappoint. The...

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