Welcome to the LOUDEST DOT COM ON THE PLANET!
KNAC.COM
LISTEN NOW!WATCH NOW! LOGIN JOIN
KNAC Magazine KNAC ON-AIR TALENT KNAC Downloads KNAC Contests KNAC Store
News

EPICENTER, WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE, SONIC TEMPLE Get Canceled

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 @ 12:57 AM


Fall Festivals Will Go On As Scheduled; Louder Than Life Expanding To 4 Days

- advertisement -
Festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents has released the following update about their 2020 music festivals:

"There are no pre-existing guidelines for what festivals should be doing during this unprecedented time. Like the rest of the music industry, we continue to assess new information and make the best-educated decisions possible. We know you have been anxious for updates from us and we are at a point where we can answer many of your questions about how each of our festivals may be affected by COVID-19.

We are crushed to say that Epicenter, Welcome To Rockville and Sonic Temple are being canceled due to the governmental restrictions on mass gatherings. We respect these directives and recognize they are in the best interest of the greater good, as well as the health and safety of our fans, musicians, partners, and staff. Before accepting this fate, we worked really hard to try to reschedule the festivals. Unfortunately, scheduling conflicts, venue availabilities and a number of other factors out of our control made postponing impossible. Make no mistake, each of these festivals will return in May 2021 bigger and stronger than ever!

Let’s be perfectly clear -- FULL REFUNDS will be available to everyone who has purchased passes to Epicenter, Welcome To Rockville and Sonic Temple.

In addition to offering refunds, many of you have said that you would prefer to apply your 2020 purchases towards next year or exchange your pass for another one of our 2020 festivals. Based on your feedback, we are offering pass holders three options:

  • (1) Full refund
  • (2) Apply your pass to 2021
  • (3) Exchange your pass for another 2020 DWP festival
Complete details will be emailed out to our pass holders within 72 hours.

We also know that you are anxious to find out who is playing Louder Than Life, Bourbon & Beyond and Aftershock. Please understand that here at DWP, we’ve been debating when it is appropriate to announce our lineups and put passes on sale for our remaining festivals. Our heads say we need to hold off on these announcements until we have more certainty in the world. But our hearts say the world needs positivity and some things to look forward to. We’ve been paying close attention to what you are saying on our social media and two themes consistently emerge. First, you do want something to remind you of the better days ahead. Second, times are financially hard for all of us.

While we want nothing more than to give you the full lineups for Aftershock, Bourbon & Beyond and Louder Than Life, we just don’t feel like it’s the right time. But we did hear you loud and clear that you want some good news. And good news we have. We are adding a Thursday to 2020 Louder Than Life and, are you ready . . . the newly added Thursday will be headlined by none other than METALLICA. Yes, METALLICA is back! We simply couldn’t accept that after all we’ve gone through together this year that there would be no METALLICA performance East of the Mississippi. And METALLICA agrees!

To assist you in the current financial climate, all current pass holders for Louder Than Life will be given the 4th day FREE. We are also deferring the next installment payment on the layaway plan for a month. And we will leave open the refund option for Louder Than Life through Friday, March 27 in case you need your money back.

To try to make passes a little more affordable right now, anyone who wants to buy a pass for Louder Than Life can reserve a pass for $1 down per pass, with payments not starting until May 3 and split up evenly in May, June, July and August.

We have also arranged for many of the bands from Sonic, Epicenter and Rockville to play at Louder Than Life and will be announcing that as soon as we feel appropriate. Because we were not able to reschedule the Spring festivals, we want Louder Than Life to be an inclusive celebration of all of those festivals. It’s not a perfect solution, but these are imperfect times. It is our sincere hope that we are all able to heal together with massive celebrations this Fall.

While we don’t know if this pandemic will end in time for Hometown Rising, Louder Than Life, Bourbon & Beyond or Aftershock, rest assured that all passes will be refunded in the unfortunate event that any of these festivals are prevented from happening because of COVID-19.

We want to thank you for your continued loyalty and support. We are blessed to have such an amazing Festival Family, and together, as a community, we will get through this. Please stay safe and look out for each other.

With Love,

Team DWP"


Please log in to view RANTS

If you don't have a username, click here to create an account!

Username: 
Password: 

Message: 
 
 

 





 Recent News
Represent! Get Your KNAC.COM Bumper Sticker
Happenings This Week on KNAC.COM
TESTAMENT Debut "Children Of The Next Level" Video
DEEP PURPLE's Whoosh! Album Gets New Release Date
ALESTORM Drop "Treasure Chest Party Quest" Video
HAKEN Reveal New Album Virus
TURILLI/LIONE RHAPSODY Reschedule Latin American Tour
CATTLE DECAPITATION Launch "Bring Back The Plague" Video
PRIMAL FEAR Unveil New Studio Album Metal Commando
INSOMNIUM, OMNIUM GATHERUM Announce Exclusive Live Stream Show
ATREYU Premiere New Video "Super Hero"
DEVIN TOWNSEND Announces Empath – The Ultimate Edition
KING DIAMOND Abigail, Fatal Portrait Set For Reissue
'A BOWIE CELEBRATION' Announces Rescheduled Dates
SHOK PARIS Return With 'Full Metal Jacket' Album
THE RODS Unveil New Lineup, New Album Update
KREATOR URelease "666 – World Divided" Video
WITHERFALL Announce Exclusive Tempest Red Blend Wine
RATCHET DOLLS Drop New Track "Parasite"
STEEL PANTHER Reveal 'The Butthole Burner' Guitar Pedal
SKARLETT RIOT Unleash "Human" Video
GREYHAWK Unveil Debut Album Keepers of the Flame
ANOTHER DAY DAWNS Launch "Beautiful Suicide" Video
HAVOK Stream New Track "Post-Truth Era"
RAVENSCRY Set To Release New Album 100
IN THIS MOMENT Stream "As Above So Below" Song
CYHRA Present New Video For "Dreams Gone Wrong"
AUGUST BURNS RED Share New Song "Paramount
RUSH's Permanent Waves Gets 40th Anniversary Reissue
TRIVIUM Drop New Album Title Track Video For "What The Dead Men Say"
VANDENBERG Return With Unfinished Business
TYGERS OF PAN TANG Stream "Art Of Noise" Track
CIRITH UNGOL Stream New Single, "Before Tomorrow"
SACRED REICH Launches "Salvation" Music Video
APOCALYPTICA Reschedules 2020 North American Dates
HEAVEN SHALL BURN Drop Video For "Ubermacht"
BOBBY BLITZ, MIKE PORTNOY, MARK MENGHI, PHIL DEMMEL From Supergroup BPMD
NERGAL's ME AND THAT MAN Premiere "Confession" Video
FOZZY Announces Rescheduled 'SAVE THE WORLD' Tour Dates
WOLFHEART Releases Official Video For "Hail Of Steel"
ENSLAVED Announces New Album Utgard
KILL RITUAL Unveil The Opaque And The Divine Album
BULLETS AND OCTANE Debut "Ain't Gonna Be Your Dog" Video
SEBASTIAN BACH Reschedules 2nd Leg Of 30th Anniversary Tour
FIREWIND Release "Rising Fire" Video
EPICENTER, WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE, SONIC TEMPLE Get Canceled
NORTHTALE Reveal Live Video For "Time To Rise"
PARADISE LOST Launch "Fall From Grace" Video, Single
VEGA Unveil New Album Grit Your Teeth
KATATONIA Premiere "Behind The Blood" Single, Video
MIKE LEPOND'S SILENT ASSASSINS Set For New Album Whore Of Babylon
METAL CHURCH Stream New Track "For No Reason"
ROTTING CHRIST Announce Rescheduled North American Headlining Dates
TESLA Premieres New Video For Cover "We Can Work It Out"
ART OF SHOCK Stream New Song "Peace On Earth"
SORCERER Unveil Lamenting of The Innocent Album
ABYSMAL DAWN Unleashes New Song, "Soul-Sick Nation"
Former HIM Vocalist VILLE VALO Returns With New 3-Track EP Gothica Fennica Vol. 1
LAMB OF GOD Release "Memento Mori" Track, Music Video
MONSTER MAGNET Announces Rescheduled 2021 “Celebration of Powertrip" US Tour Dates
THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Launch "Child Of Night" Video
LOUD AS HELL Festival Reveals 2020 Band Lineup
BLUE OYSTER CULT Reveal Yet Another Live Album/DVD, iHeart Radio Theater N.Y.C. 2012
LUCIFER Debut New Single, Video For "Leather Demon"
HELION PRIME Question Everything With New Album
WARBRINGER Drop "The Black Hand Reaches Out" Video
PARADISE LOST Announce New Album Obsidian
SOILWORK Release New Video For "Desperado"
AVERSIONS CROWN Announce New Album, Hell Will Come For Us All
KILLSET Release Official Video For "I'm Done"
GRAVE DIGGER Set To Release Epic Anniversary Album Fields Of Blood
PALAYE ROYALE Announce Third Album The Bastards
KING 810 Unleash The "Hellhounds" Video
MAGNUS KARLSSON'S FREE FALL Unveil New Album We Are The Night
EPICENTER Announces Additional Onsite Entertainment & Food Offerings
LACUNA COIL Release Live Video For "Save Me"
FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE Postpone North American Tour
CARACH ANGREN Unveil Franckensteina Strataemontanus Album
HE IS LEGEND Drop "Burn All Your Rock Records" Video
TRIPTYKON Announce Requiem (Live At Roadburn 2019) Featuring The Metropole Orkfest
ANTI-FLAG Launches "20/20 Vision" Video
ABORTED Stream New Track "Gloom And The Art Of Tribulation"
SCOTT STAPP Announces 'The Survivor Tour'
OZZY OSBOURNE Debuts "Ordinary Man" Video
HOUSE OF LORDS Reveal New World - New Eyes Album
PEARL JAM Postpones US Gigaton Tour Due To Coronavirus
MY DYING BRIDE Drop "To Outlive The Gods" Video
ALL HAIL THE YETI Join LIFE OF AGONY, DOYLE Tour
HEAVEN SHALL BURN Unleash New Video "Eradicate"
BULLETS AND OCTANCE Unveil Riot Riot Rock N Roll Album Details
DREAM THEATER, BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC Announce Creation Of The Dream Theater Scholarship Fund
BEYOND THE BLACK Releases New Single, Video "Misery"
AS I LAY DYING Announce 'Burn To Emerge' US Tour
VADER Unveil New Album Details For Solitude in Madness
TESTAMENT Release Video Visualizer For Second Single, "Children Of The Next Level"
APOCALYPTICA Debuts New Video For "Live Or Die"
CLUTCH To Release 'The Obelisk' LP Box Set
LOVEBITES Stream New Track "Holy War"
INTRONAUT Releases "Speaking of Orbs" Video
AVATAR Premiere Legend Of Avatar Country: A Metal Odyssey Movie
LYCANTHRO Announce Canadian Tour Dates, Hyperspace Metal Festival
PRETTY MAIDS Set For Live Album Maid In Japan - Future World Live 30th Anniversary
THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA Debuts Signature Rum, Wine
HEMLOCK Announce 'European & UK Adventure Tour' 2020
ASKING ALEXANDRIA Unveil Like A House On Fire Album
8th Annual ADOPT THE ARTS Benefit Concert Revealed
DIRTY HONEY Announce First-Ever International Tour Dates
INSANE CLOWN POSSE Set To Return To The Road This Spring
ROCKLAHOMA Announces Daily Band Lineups
BAD AS Unleash "Crucified Society" Video
ALESTORM Reveal Curse Of The Crystal Coconut Details
FIFTH ANGEL Release "Dust To Dust" Live Video
POP EVIL Confirms North American Headline "The Versatile Tour"
SLEEP SIGNALS Drop New Video For "Fireproof"
HATEBREED Announce "Monsters Of Mosh" U.S. Headline Tour Dates
SWEET Confirm November/December 2020 UK Tour
THE UNITY Launch Video For "Line And Sinker"
8th Annual ROCK AGAINST MS Benefit Concert & Award Show Revealed
TYR Return To North America With "Valor & Folklore Tour"
CREMATORY "Rise And Fall" With New Music Video
HARD ROCK HELL SPRING BREAK Reveals First 50 Bands
METAL CHURCH Stream New Track "Dead On The Vine"
TOXIC HOLOCAUST Premiere "New World Beyond" Video
WARBRINGER Reveal New Album, Weapons of Tomorrow
JEFF CARLSON BAND Releases "Jukebox Hero" Cover Video
DEF LEPPARD Set To Release Def Leppard: London To Vegas
BUCKCHERRY Announce Acoustic Sessions Series
FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE Unveil Cinematic "Monnalisa" Video
EXHORDER Stream New Single "The Man That Never Was"
MIKE TRAMP Ready For The Second Time Around
AMORPHIS Confirm "Tales From The Thousand Lakes" North American Tour
AUGUST BURNS RED Drop New Song "Bones"
TRIVIUM Announce New Album What The Dead Men Say
HAVOK Drop New Video For "Phantom Force"
CURRENTS Stream New Track "Second Skin"
ARMORED SAINT Guitarist JEFF DUNCAN's Solo Album Gets Physical Release
EXHUMED Announce Spring World Tour Dates
JINJER Unleash Video For "Retrospection"
BARONESS, AGAINST ME! Join For Co-Headline Tour
ART OF SHOCK Stream New Album Title Track For "Dark Angeles"
MOTIONLESS IN WHITE Reveal "The Black And Blue Tour"
SONS OF APOLLO Launch "Asphyxiation" Video
TOOL Announces Additional Spring Tour Dates
IN THIS MOMENT Share New Song "Hunting Grounds"
BIFF BYFORD Debuts "Scarborough Fair" Video
METAL CHURCH Return With From The Vault
BODY COUNT Release "Bum-Rush" Video
METALLICA Drop From SONIC TEMPLE, LOUDER THAN LIFE Festivals
AXEL RUDI PELL Drops New Single "Gunfire"
ALLEGAEON Announces U.S. 'The Terrestrial Takeover Tour'
JUDAS PRIEST Announce '50 HEAVY METAL YEARS TOUR'





HOME | MAGAZINE | ON-AIR | DOWNLOADS | CONTESTS | STORE | HELP

©2020 KNAC.COM. All Rights Reserved.    Link to us    Advertise with us    Privacy policy
 Latest News