1. Nobody puts Trent in the Corner
When Trent Reznor turned down Soundwave 2014, the promoter responded with “Sadly Trent wants to be mainstream now and reach Justin Timberlake’s audience.” Trent’s response: “I think your bill sucked.”
2. Australian Festivals are Dead…
3. Long Live Australian Music Festivals
Then Eminem announced the debut Rapture Festival Australian tour with Kendrick Lamar!
4. One Hop, Two Hop
There will be a Hop Festival in the UK next year! And another completely unrelated Hop Festival in the UK next year! Confused? Wait until you read this article about the dueling fests. Drink every time they say “hop”.
5. Megadeth To Headline Bloodstock
My kid sister rocked a “Killing is My Business and Business is Good” t-shirt all through high school so I imagine she’s stoked that Megadeth will headline Bloodstock. As for that shirt, my father owns it now…someday it will finally be mine.
6. The Music Festival Health Care Exchange
Musicians and artists at O+ Festival receive healthcare in exchange for performing. Is there a way we can get festival reporters on board this train?
7. What Type of Festival-er Are You?
And finally, we like cartoons. Especially “What Type of Festivaler are You?” by Pierre Philippe taken at the Dour Festival.