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Motionless In White, Black Veil Brides and Ice Nine Kills are set to perform at MVP Arena on November 18 as part of the third leg of their Trinity of Terror tour. The tour features special guest Atreyu. These three bands are known for their hard rock, metal, and gothic pop sound. Motionless In White is best known for the songs Another Life, and Voices. Black Veil Brides is best known for the songs, In…

Organizers of the Atlanta festival Music Midtown has canceled this year’s event. Sources who worked for the festival confirmed to Billboard and Rolling Stone that the event was called off because recent developments with Georgia’s gun laws presented an obstacle to the festival banning guns at an event on government property. Pitchfork has reached out to the festival’s representatives for comment. Hey Midtown fans — due to circumstances beyond our control, Music Midtown will no…

The New York Film Festival has announced that Noah Baumbach’s White Noise will open the 60th edition of the festival on September 30. The film, which stars Adam Driver, Greta Gerwig, and Don Cheadle, will make its North American premiere at the festival. Ahead of NYFF, the long-in-the-works Don DeLillo adaptation is also set to open the Venice International Film Festival on August 31. Adapting the 1985 postmodern classic, the film follows a renowned professor…

Blinks, rejoice! BLACKPINK is teasing even more new music. The K-pop superstars took to social media on Sunday (July 31) to share a brief announcement trailer featuring a snippet from what appears to be a new song, along with a general timeframe of when to expect their next single, album and world tour. In the 30-second teaser, titled “Born Pink,” fans are treated to a surreal visual of dark pink smoke as a swelling instrumental…

Ying Yang Twins rapper D-Roc was mid-set at a show in Springfield, Missouri when he suddenly collapsed, prompting security to carry him off stage. The temperatures were in the 80s so it doesn’t appear heat exhaustion was the cause, but no other explanation has been given. It’s also unclear if he was taken to the hospital or remained on-site to get medical care. The Ying Yang Twins were performing alongside Vanilla Ice at the Ozark…

What’s up Lollapalooza? said Royal Blood drummer Ben Thatcher on stage Friday afternoon as day two at Lollapalooza got rolling in Chicago. It’s good to be back! One of the more inventive duos in recent rock memory, Royal Blood was augmented by a keyboard player Friday, whipping up a cacophony of sound over the course of an hour on the Bud Light Seltzer main stage. Kicking off with Typhoons, from their latest album of the…

The long wait is almost over for BLINKs as BLACKPINK finally confirmed their plans for the rest of 2022! On Sunday, July 31, BLACKPINK released an announcement trailer titled “BORN PINK” that details their plans for the coming months. The four-member girl group will drop a pre-release single in August while their new album will be out in September. BLACKPINK is also set to embark on a world tour beginning in October. Additional details and…

A Fourth of July weekend tradition returned Saturday to Chicago’s South Side. About 45,000 people were in attendance in Jackson Park for the Chosen Few Picnic and Festival. The annual house music event featured top deejays from Chicago and around the world. Fans came ready to dance after the pandemic forced the festival to go virtual for the past two years. The emotion of everyone here, they’re being fulfilled, said Chosen Few Picnic Spokesperson Kevin…

(CNN)– Some wedding event chapels in Las Vegas are obtaining cease-and-desist letters requiring they quit using Elvis’ image and also likeness in their procedures, according to two letters acquired by CNN. In letters two chapels have actually gotten as well as shown to CNN, an attorney for Authentic Brands Group (ABG) says business– Las vega Weddings and Viva Las Vegas Weddings– are infringing on intellectual property civil liberties related to Elvis Presley, producing “the misconception…

Kanye West has pulled out of his headlining set at Coachella this year, a source confirms to Billboard. TMZ was the first to report the news. Reps for West and Coachella have not yet responded to Billboard‘s requests for comment. West’s Coachella appearance this year was already shrouded in controversy. A Change.org petition called for the Yeezy fashion mogul’s removal from the festival lineup in light of his public behavior toward ex-wife Kim Kardashian and…

A new festival is coming to Sacramento this summer for country music lovers. The SAC Waterfront Festival is set to take place at the Old Sacramento Waterfront on July 31, according to a post on the historical landmark’s Facebook page. In the social media post, country music artist Jimmie Allen was announced as the headliner for the festival’s inaugural year. “If you love country music, sunshine, and good times, the SAC Waterfront Festival is calling…

Debuting last summer, Chicago’s ARC Music Festival paid homage to the city’s history as the home of house music with a lineup composed entirely of artists spanning the genre. Now, organizers are spinning the concept again. On Monday (March 14), the festival announced another sojourn through the many flavors of house music with a heavy-hitting lineup for its sophomore event. ARC Music Festival 2022 will feature a who’s who of the global house scene including…

Some people behind a promising Huntsville music festival discontinued during the pandemic are launching a new fest. The debut T-Minus Music Fest is set for June 18 at Orion Amphitheater. The lineup boasts Grammy-winning roots band Old Crow Medicine Show; cosmic folk-rocker Aaron Lee Tasjan; rising country singer/songwriter Jaime Wyatt; and talented strummers Little and the Giants, featuring local tunesmith Alan Little. Old Crow Medicine Show is best known for their 2004 track “Wagon Wheel.”…

Organizers for the Breakaway Music Festival announced a return to Columbus in August along with four other cities. The festival is also returning to Grand Rapids, Mich. and Charlotte, N.C. along with two new locations: Kansas City, Mo. and California. “2022 will see Breakaway expand into two amazing regions. With the addition of Kansas City and finally traveling to California, we feel like we’ve truly made a leap to becoming a national brand,” said Breakaway…

Pitchfork is thrilled to announce the 2022 edition of the Pitchfork Music Festival, taking place Friday, July 15 through Sunday, July 17 at Chicago’s Union Park. The 16th iteration of the fest will be headlined by The National, Mitski, and The Roots and will feature performances by Spiritualized, Japanese Breakfast, Toro y Moi, Parquet Courts, Lucy Dacus, Earl Sweatshirt, Tierra Whack, Low, Noname, Amber Mark, Magdalena Bay, BADBADNOTGOOD, Dawn Richard, Dry Cleaning, Cate Le Bon,…