World-acclaimed heavy metal band Body Count, fronted by legendary Ice-T, have announced the Merciless EU/UK 2024 tour, with dates revealed in June and July. As well as a slot at Hellfest in France, the band will play London's Kentish Town Forum, and Manchester's Ritz.
The winter NAMM Show returned to its traditional late January slot for the first time in four years, with the music world coming together for the largest expo of its kind, in Anaheim, California from 24th – 28th January 2024. Featuring a host of big names, bigger products, and huge events, this year's NAMM proved a huge success for organisers and exhibitors alike.
Mr. Bungle continue to circle the globe, adding headlining dates and festival performances to cities and countries the band has not visited since the turn of the millennium, with the newest 2024 performances including their highly-anticipated return to the UK, and their first ever performance at Download Festival.
Liquid Death presents Download Festival has announced a further wave of 22 artists for this year’s festival, bolstering a stellar 2024 line-up and truly delivering something for everyone. The new additions include Tom Morello, Enter Shikari, Black Stone Cherry, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, The Struts, Of Mice & Men, Busted, Wheatus, Electric Callboy and more.
Mountain’s Leslie West was honoured in a star-studded event in Agoura Hills, California on Tuesday night (23rd January 2024), in a bash in aid of charity MusiCares. Taking place at The Canyon, the event featured performances by members of Bon Jovi, Toto, L.A. Gus, and more.
Back for its third year running, Rokisland Festival returned to Key West, Florida for four days of action-packed music, sunshine, and more. Taking place from 17th - 20th January 2024 and featuring star turns from headliners Night Ranger, Cinderella man Tom Kiefer, Bret Michaels' star-studded Parti-Gras and more, the event proved a huge hit once more with the bands, fans, and organisers alike.
Iconic American rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose will be saluted by a stellar rock star line-up, whose careers were influenced by the legendary and powerful Montrose music at Ronnie Montrose Remembered — one of the most talked about shows of NAMM 2024. After a four-year hiatus, due to the international health crisis, NAMM is back with its renowned music convention and the Montrose concert returns as well.
Alt-metal pioneers KORN have announced they will return to the capital to perform for the first time in seven years, with their biggest UK headline show to date at London’s Gunnersbury Park on Sunday 11 August.
Revered producer and the mastermind behind the influential hip-hop collective Wu-Tang Clan, RZA (Robert Diggs) will be presented with the TEC Innovation Award at The NAMM Show’s 2024 TEC Awards on Saturday, January 27 in Anaheim, California. The award honours individuals that have set the highest standards of excellence in the creative application of recording technology.
Give Back Through Music (GBTM) is producing its first annual American Classics concert, celebrating legendary American music icons who have left us. Scheduled for January 23rd at The Canyon in Agoura Hills, CA, the show pays tribute to Leslie West, co-founder, guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the rock band Mountain.