Faith No More, Deftones to headline inaugural Sunstroke Festival

Sunstroke is the name of a new hard-rock festival taking place in Punchestown, Ireland next summer, and it’s making quite the first impression. Faith No More will headline the two-day festival as part of their first European tour in five years. Joining them on the lineup are Deftones, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Killing Joke, Gojira, Refused, The Hu, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, and Pup, among others. Sunstroke goes down June 13th-14th, 2020 at Punchestown Racecourse. You can find more information, including ticketing details, at the festival’s website. Consequence of Sound RSS Feed

Neil Young, Norah Jones, and Father John Mist to play Harvest Moon benefit show

This fall, Neil Young will headline Harvest Moon: A Gathering. The iconic rocker has also recruited Norah Jones and Father John Misty to join him for the daytime benefit concert. Scheduled for Saturday, September 14th, Harvest Moon: A Gathering will take place at Painted Turtle camp in Lake Hughes, California. In addition to its main performers, the intimate event also promises a set from marimba ensemble Masanga as well as a ritzy picnic cooked by a celebrity chef and drink tastings from noted California breweries and wineries. “Sponsor Packages” include overnight cabin and camping, a gourmet dinner, and a campside performance from Lisa Loeb. Tickets will be strictly limited, with the on-sale beginning on Friday, July 19th, at 10:00 a.m. PT here. The proceeds benefit The Painted Turtle, which gives children with serious medical conditions a free traditional camp experience, and The Bridge School, which provides free education to children with speech and physical impediments. In other news, Young recently joined Bob Dylan on stage for the first time in 25 years. Jones released her latest collection, Begin Again, in April, while Father John Misty delighted A Star is Born fans by live debuting his unreleased song off the soundtrack in June. Consequence of Sound […]

Kid Cudi, Wiz Khalifa make dedications to Nipsey Hussle, Mac Miller at Coachella: Watch

Coachella brought all the biggest names in music to the California dessert this weekend, but many artists took time to pay tribute to those who weren’t able to be there. At his early evening set on Friday, Jaden Smith was the first to shout out Nipsey Hussle, who was shot and killed on March 31st. Through his autotuned mic, he said, “We just lost a legendary person, an amazing man, a legendary MC, so I want to use this time here up on stage on Coachella to just say R.I.P Nipsey Hussle. We love you,” before taking a brief moment of silence. Anderson .Paak next gave nods to both Mac Miller, who passed in September, and Nipsey. As .Paak and his Free Nationals closed their set with the Miller collaboration “Dang” off the latter’s The Devine Feminine, he told the crowd to put “One hand in the air for my brother, I miss him so much, Mac Miller.” He added, “One hand in the air for my brother, Nipsey Hussle!” On Saturday, Wiz Khalifa promised that “the Marathon always gonna continue, my brother,” referencing Nipsey’s 2010 mixtape and brand. He told the crowd to make some noise for the late MC […]

Kid Cudi, Wiz Khalifa make dedications to Nipsey Hussle, Mac Miller at Coachella: Watch

Coachella brought all the biggest names in music to the California dessert this weekend, but many artists took time to pay tribute to those who weren’t able to be there. At his early evening set on Friday, Jaden Smith was the first to shout out Nipsey Hussle, who was shot and killed on March 31st. Through his autotuned mic, he said, “We just lost a legendary person, an amazing man, a legendary MC, so I want to use this time here up on stage on Coachella to just say R.I.P Nipsey Hussle. We love you,” before taking a brief moment of silence. Anderson .Paak next gave nods to both Mac Miller, who passed in September, and Nipsey. As .Paak and his Free Nationals closed their set with the Miller collaboration “Dang” off the latter’s The Devine Feminine, he told the crowd to put “One hand in the air for my brother, I miss him so much, Mac Miller.” He added, “One hand in the air for my brother, Nipsey Hussle!” On Saturday, Wiz Khalifa promised that “the Marathon always gonna continue, my brother,” referencing Nipsey’s 2010 mixtape and brand. He told the crowd to make some noise for the late MC […]