Ill Nino Announces New Live Dates

Ill Nino will launch a series of new live dates later this month.

The band announced Thursday, it will support Down on a pair of dates this month. The band also has a handful of festival performances coming up at festivals, such as Bloodstock Open Air, Wacken Open Air, and Louder Than Life.

The band’s upcoming live dates are noted below.

ILL NIÑO Tour Dates:

5.19.22 – Welcome To Rockville, w/ Kiss, 5FDP, Papa Roach

5.20.22 – Atlanta, GA, at the Buckhead Theatre, supporting Down

5.22.22 – Dallas, TX, at Amplified Live, supporting Down

6.26.22 – Hellfest w/ Metallica, Bring Me The Horizon

7.03.22 – Hills Of Rock w/5FDP

8.03.22 – Wacken Open Air w/ Slipknot, Limp Bizkit, Judas Priest

8.13.22 – Alcatraz Festival w/ Behemoth, Testament, Exodus

8.14.22 – Bloodstock Open Air w/ Lamb Of God, Behemoth, Mercyful Fate

9.24.22 – Louder Than Life w/ Rob Zombie, Sevendust

Courtesy: Ill Nino

In other news, Ill Nino debuted its latest single, ‘This Is Over,’ and its companion video Thursday. The song features the band’s original guitarist Marc Rizzo. The song’s musical arrangement will appeal to fans of the songs that the original Ill Nino lineup crafted during the band’s early years. That is evidenced through the more melodic approach and the use of the Afro-Latin percussion alongside the heavier screams in the song’s choruses.

“It is great to be back in this new version of Ill Nino,” Rizzo said. “The new music and new vocals are the best I’ve ever heard since the beginning of this band, and I’m proud to be a part of it! Fans are definitely getting their concert ticket’s worth with this his new lineup!!”

Front man Marcos Leal talked about the song’s lyrical theme in his own comments.

“‘This Is Over’ conveys a message of taking control of the outside negativity that can consume your everyday life,” Leal said. “From the darkest forms of harassment and violations of privacy from others, to the worst self doubts and anxiety within ourselves. We all fall victim to this in one way or another, but the anger and aggression you hear in these lyrics and music is my own form of therapy, my own way of taking charge and my own way of saying enough is enough, ‘This Is Over’! I urge you to take control and face the negativity in your life, and find your own way of therapy.”

The video for ‘This Is Over’ features the band in what is meant to reflect a live setting. It blends that with Leal playing someone who has been captured by unknown assailants. The visual is meant to illustrate the theme about which Leal talked.

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Louder Than Life Festival Lineup Announced

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The Louder Than Life Festival will return to Louisville, KY this year with an expansive lineup of acts.

The festival, scheduled to take place Sept. 22-25 at the Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center in Louisville, KY, will be headlined by Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails, Slipknot, and KISS. The four-day festival will also feature performances from bands, such as Bloodywood, Anti-Flag, and Superbloom. The KY Expo Center is located at 937 Phillips Ln. in Louisville, KY.

The festival’s full lineup is noted below. Tickets are available here. Weekend general admission passes start at $249.50 plus fees. Weekend VIP passes start at $629.50 plus fees. A limited number of Weekend Top Shelf VIP passes is still available for $1,329.50 plus fees.

General admission single day passes start at $99.50 plus fees. Single day VIP passes start at $295.50 plus fees. Layaway options are available through March 31 for $10, with payments made through July.

A trailer for the forthcoming annual festival is streaming.

The current Louder Than Life lineup is as follows (subject to change):

Thursday, September 22: Nine Inch Nails, Bring Me The Horizon, Evanescence, Halestorm, Tenacious D, Yungblud, Highly Suspect, Ministry, Nothing More, Baroness, Spiritbox, Apocalyptica, Dorothy, Don Broco, New Years Day, Plush, Lilith Czar, Maggie Lindemann, Taipei Houston, The Dead Deads, Mothica, Superbloom, Eva Under Fire, Oxymorrons

Friday, September 23: Slipknot, Shinedown, Lamb Of God, Mastodon, In This Moment, Meshuggah, Clutch, Jinjer, GWAR, In Flames, Helmet, POORSTACY, Crown The Empire, DED, All Good Things, Amigo The Devil, Vended, Mike’s Dead, If I Die First, Orbit Culture, The Luka State, Ego Kill Talent, The Native Howl, Archetypes Collide

Saturday, September 24: KISS, Rob Zombie, Alice Cooper, Chevelle, Ghostemane, Jerry Cantrell, Dance Gavin Dance, Theory of a Deadman, Body Count, Sevendust, Mammoth WVH, We Came As Romans, Airbourne, Cherry Bombs, Ill Niño, Tetrarch, Nita Strauss, Against The Current, Wargasm, Trash Boat, Shaman’s Harvest, Solence, Dropout Kings, Bloodywood

Sunday, September 25: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Alice In Chains, Incubus, Papa Roach, The Pretty Reckless, Architects, Bad Religion, Action Bronson, The Struts, Jelly Roll, Dirty Honey, Anti-Flag, The Joy Formidable, Bayside, The Warning, Royal & The Serpent, caroles daughter, Radkey, The Mysterines, Crown Lands, AEIR, The Alive, As You Were

The Louder Than Life Festival is produced by Danny Wimmer Presents. The festival debuted in 2014 and expanded to four days in 2021.

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Nine Inch Nails Tapped To Headline Expanded 2018 Louder Than Life Festival

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There’s good news for fans of the annual Louder Than Life Festival.

The annual rock festival has expanded to three days in what is now its fifth year.  Nine Inch Nails has been tapped to headline the festival, which is scheduled to be held Sept. 28 – 30 at Champions Park in Louisville, Kentucky.  The full concert lineup will be announced June 4.

VIP and presale general admission tickets are on sale now.  Prices are noted below.

GA Weekend: Starting at $129.50 (4-packs are also available)
VIP Weekend: Starting at $449.50
Top Shelf VIP Weekend: $899.50 (with special amenities)

General on sale starts Friday, June 8 at noon.  ET.  More information on VIP packages and tickets is available online now at

Nine Inch Nails’ performance at this year’s festival is in support of its forthcoming album Bad Witch, which is currently scheduled to be released June 22 via Null Corporation. The album’s first single, ‘God Break Down The Door‘ is streaming online now.

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