Most of the crew has arrived and were out in force bright and early getting things set up for Saturday's show. We have one more day of rehearsals, sound checks, and pre production before Mayhem officially begins!
Which show are you going to this summer? Head on over to the Dates Page and RSVP!
Revolver Magazine is debuting their annual Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival issue with a special cover reveal. This year's cover features an amazing illustration by Greg "Batman/Spawn" Capullo saluting the headliners of the 2012 tour!
“I draw superheroes all the time,” artist Greg Capullo says, shrugging off the heavy task of designing the awesome cover of Revolver's annual Mayhem issue. “It came down to coming up with one of those classic clashing-titans images.” The thing that made it even easier for him, though, is that he’s a lifelong metalhead. Follow the link below to see what's featured in this stunning cover!
Mayhem Fest kicks off this weekend and Metal Injection has a special "pre-game" edition of their music video show, The FiX to get you ready. The episode features music videos from all the bands playing the tour including Slipknot, Slayer, Motorhead, Anthrax and more. Watch the episode here (Get hyped for Mayhem Fest by watching videos from all the bands on the tour on Metal Injection's The FiX!
"Dead & Alive," The Devil Wears Prada's new live CD/DVD hits stores today! Pick it up at your local record store or download it on iTunes. Also be sure to follow them on Facebook and Twitter for more updates from the road.
Bring your broken electronics to the San Bernardino and Mountain View shows this week to help mend broken lives and WIN STUFF. We are raising money to house and train people in poverty in California. Come to our booth and see if you won stuff at our raffle. If you’re a nonprofit we would like to partner with you for future events. Go to http://recycletour.com/ to learn more about us.
Would you like the opportunity to get free admission into this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival?! We may have your hook up.
Once again we're teaming up with Unite The United to make each show as eco-friendly as possible. Wanna make a huge difference, help the environment, and get into the rock show for FREE; Sign up for the Unite The United Volunteer Corps!
You'll help our crew clear the grounds and backstage areas of anything recyclable... oh yeah, and see all of your favorite bands!
There are still spaces available for volunteers to help out at every show on the tour. Follow the link or click on the button below to sign up now!
As I Lay Dying will be premiering a song today on Sirius Liquid Metal. "Cauterize" is the first single to be released from their upcoming album, "Awakened" which drops September 25, 2012 via Metal Blade Records.
This sunday, the song will be available to listen to on their website for 24 hours only. Be sure to stop by their merch booth on the road with us this summer and pick up an exclusive laminate to pre-order their new album due out this fall. Head on over to metalblade.com for more details!
Update: Details on the payment plans available for the Mayhem Cruise are all available here. Only $300 down to secure your cabin and the next payment of $500 due on July 23rd
Cruise packages are on sale now for the First Annual Mayhem Festival Cruise which features Lamb of God, Machine Head, Anthrax, Hatebreed, Suicide Silence, Kingdom Of Sorrow + More Announced for the First Annual Mayhem Festival Cruise
From the creators of the country’s largest touring heavy music festival experience, and presented in conjunction with Hal Roseman of Rose Tours, comes the first annual Mayhem Festival Cruise
UPDATE: VIP Packages for several dates have sold-out & many others are very close! Get yours now on the Mayhem VIP page
There are two packages - A Reserved Seat package and a General Admission package and details of what is included in each package can be found after the jump but new for 2012 is this specially designed, limited edition Mayhem mini statue (with custom box) pictured below
Mayhem fans, get 9 FREE songs from iTunes featuring bands playing Mayhem this summer including Slipknot, Asking Alexandria, High On Fire, Motörhead, Upon A Burning Body, Whitechapel, Anthrax (Pictured below), As I Lay Dying and I, The Breather
Have you spotted the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival displays in any of your local convenience stores?! Snap a photo of the display, post it to Twitter and tag us, #mayhemfest for your chance to win a free Mayhem Festival Tee Shirt!
The first five good looking photos will win a Mayhem Festival tee shirt. Think you're quick enough? Check your messages via Twitter; winners will be sent direct messages.
We have already received a ton of entrees for our contests to win a free drum kit from our sponsors, Dark Horse Percussion!
In order to win make a video of you playing a drum solo of a favorite song from a Mayhem Band. Make sure the video is not longer than 4 minutes and post it to Youtube with “Mayhem DHP Drum Solo Contest” in the title. As well as email the video to firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out this submission from Nick Capo who is covering "Get This" by Slipknot! Think you can do better? This contest last until Aug. 5th so there's still time for you to submit!!! Make sure to take advantage of this awesome opportunity!
Artist Direct is giving you a chance to win two tickets to your local Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival date as well as an autographed copy of Slipknot’s forthcoming best-of album, Antennas To Hell. Enter today