Mtley Cre headed to Las Vegas for February

Los Angeles’ Mtley Cre, who have held a couple of Mtley Cre Festivals at the San Manuel Amphitheater, will take part in a hard rock residency during February at The Joint At Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 4455 Paradise Rd, in Las Vegas. 
Drummer Tommy Lee said in a statement: “I don’t know about you, but when I think of Mtley Cre I think of filthy sex, drugs, a REALLY big show and way too much fun… sounds like Las Vegas doesn’t it? A match made in heaven!”
All shows start at 9 p.m. 
Dates for the group are: 
-Today, Wednesday; and Feb. 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19.
Tickets and more information are available at, and

Built to Spill, Andrew WK, Five Finger Death Punch, more coming to Pomona

Coming to the Glass House, 200 W. Second St., are indie rock’s Built to Spill on Feb. 22; metal’s Andrew W.K. on March 10; metalcore’s The Devil Wears Prada on March 16; noise rock/indie pop’s Cults on March 23; and pop rock/indie pop’s fun. on March 24.
For more information on the Glass House head to
Meanwhile, at the Fox Theater, 301 S. Garey Ave., there will be punk rock’s Social Distortion on Feb. 17 and (sold out) 18; alternative rock/indie rock The Kooks on March 1; heavy metal’s Five Finger Death Punch on March 24; rock’s Portugal. The Man on May 4; and alternative rock’s Snow Patrol on May 5.
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Slipknot and Slayer to perform at the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival

The festival, which takes place June 30, will be held at the San Manuel Amphitheater, 2575 Glen Helen Parkway, Devore.
Pre-sale tickets go on sale April 6. For more information, head to and
Besides the S bands, a special guest will be announced on March 5 and there will be thrash metal’s Anthrax on the Jagermeister stage besides a rotation of bands that will vary from market to market. 
In the rotation:
– metalcore’s The Devil Wears Prada
– metalcore’s As I Lay Dying
– metalcore’s Asking Alexandria
– deathcore’s Whitechapel 
– stoner metal’s High on Fire
In a statement, Corey Taylor of Slipknot said: 
“You knew we’d be back. Now, you know we’re coming. This will be a tour people will scarcely want to miss. It will definitely be a show to remember. Can’t wait to see the states again from behind a mask.” 
Added Slayer’s Kerry King in a statement: “We can’t wait to get rolling on Mayhem 2012! Been 3 years since we played it last, and it’s gonna be brutal!!! You can’t go wrong with Slayer and Slipknot …”

Paid Dues announces more acts including Dipset and Living Legends

The Murs 3:16 and Guerilla Union-promoted Paid Dues Festival takes place at the National Orange Show Events Center on April 7.

The Paid Dues has announced more acts besides headliners Wu Tang Clan of Staten Island and Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All, of Los Angeles.

Besides the previously mentioned Dipset, California’s Living Legends featuring Murs, The Grouch, Sunspot Jonz, Luckyiam, Eligh, Aesop, Scarup and Bicasso, are also on the lineup.

Other hip-hop acts include Oakland’s Hieroglyphics, Compton’s Kendrick Lamar and DJ Quik, Los Angeles-based Psycho Realm and Dilated Peoples and more to be announced.

For more information on the paid dues festival, head here:

Smokeout Festival adds Thievery Corporation, Rusko, Low End Theory, Curren$y, Daedelus and DJ Muggs

The Cypress Hill Smokeout Festival 2012 added acts Thievery Corporation, Rusko, Low End Theory (Gaslamp Killer, Daddy Kev, Nocando, Nobody and D-Styles), Curren$y, Daedelus and DJ Muggs.

The new acts were announced Tuesday. The full news release is below:

Cypress Hill & Guerilla Union In Association with Live Nation Present


March 3 at NOS Events Center In Southern California


Thievery Corporation and Rusko To Headline The Massive Stoned Garden Stage


Low End Theory (Daddy Kev, Nobody, Gaslamp Killer, D-Styles, Nocando),

DJ Muggs, Curren$y and Daedelus Also Added To Line-up


Joining Previously Announced Performers

Headliners Sublime with Rome and Korn, Wiz Khalifa, Cypress Hill, Caf Tacuba, The Dirty Heads


Also Features The Medical Marijuana Expo And Patient Consumption Area;

Topics for the 2012 Expert Panels Announced



Thievery Corporation, RuskoLow End Theory (Daddy Kev, Nobody, Gaslamp Killer, D-Styles, Nocando)DJ MuggsCurren$y and Daedelus have been added to the performers atCYPRESS HILL SMOKEOUT FESTIVAL–taking place March 3 at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, CA. They are set to join previously announced artists Sublime With Rome,Cypress Hill, Korn, Wiz Khalifa, Caf Tacuba and The Dirty Heads


The CYPRESS HILL SMOKEOUT FESTIVAL is presented by Cypress Hill and Guerilla Union–the independent live events company behind world-class platforms including ROCK THE BELLS and PAID DUES. Headlining the dance music-focused Massive Stoned Garden Stage isThievery Corporation–one of the most influential and respected names on the electronic/dance music scene–and UK dubstep producer and deejay Rusko. Cypress Hill’s DJ Muggs–who is set to release new solo album Bass For Your Face–notes: “I am extremely proud to present the 2012 Smoke Out Massive Stoned Garden Stage and I’m very, very excited about this year’s line up. We have the Low End Theory and myself joined under a tent by the one and only Rusko and Thievery Corporation, bringing the energy like no one else. It’s going be a high energy night full of surprises and special guests.”


In addition to the two stages of music, some of the unique attractions at the CYPRESS HILL SMOKEOUT FESTIVAL include the Medical Marijuana Expo featuring the leading hemp industry exhibits and expert panel discussions, and the Patient Consumption Area providing private and peaceful area for registered California medical marijuana patients. There will also be a Massive Munchie Garden, interactive vendor village and more.


The expert discussion panels at the festival will feature educational and informative conversations led by the most influential and dedicated speakers on the topic. Audience Q&A sessions will follow each panel. This year’s panel topics include:


  • Cannabis ActivismWith elections approaching and cannabis being in the media limelight more and more each day, it is imperative we represent ourselves as professional cannabis connoisseurs.
  • Cannabis as Medicine: Young medical cannabis patients and their parents come together to tell incredible stories of how cannabis is saving their lives. Joining them will be an Expert Patient Consultant from an LA Collective and the President of a Cannabis Testing Laboratory.
  • Does Prohibition Work?: Cannabis experts discuss the devastating effects of prohibition and how it might be doing more harm than good.
  • Artist Panel: Medicine and music create a powerful force of influence when combined.


Tickets for the Smokeout Festival are available now via Guerilla Union advises fans to sign up for the official mailing list on to receive the most up-to-date festival information and new announcements.



Smokeout 2012 Line-up

Sublime with Rome


Wiz Khalifa

Cypress Hill

Thievery Corporation


Caf Tacuba

The Dirty Heads

Low End Theory (Daddy Kev, Nobody, Gaslamp Killer, D-Styles, Nocando)

DJ Muggs




+Additional Acts to be announced



Additional Features

Medical Marijuana Expo

Patient Consumption Area