In a great conspiracy to wipe the earth of even the memory of Lust Control, the two-day Bamboozle Festival released its lineup. And, once again, Lust Control cannot be found on it.

“I don’t give a rip,” says lead vocalist Gene. “I really don’t. Do you have any more questions?” he asks, irritated. “My frozen lunch has just come out of the microwave. Can I just go now before it gets cold?”

Other bands on the bill include: The Devil Wears Prada, MUTEMATH, Relient K, Paramore, Hanson and many more. Fest takes place May 1 and 2 at Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, NJ.


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In 1985, Doug Van Pelt photocopied a letter-sized sheets of paper, bound them together, and handed them out in person on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin. It's all digital now, but, along the way, Van Pelt stirred up quite a few waves, played some seriously heavy music, and made a few friends along the way. Here: A quick look back at the magazine's 35-year history with Van Pelt and new owner, David Stagg.


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My Epic performing their last final show before COVID-19

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