Scion Rock Fest 2011 Coming to Pomona; MORBID ANGEL to Headline

LA Weekly has revealed that this year’s edition of the free Scion Rock Fest will take place in Southern California on March 5th in the city of Pomona. The very metal event will feature headliner MORBID ANGEL (who have only performed a very select few shows in the U.S. over the past six years).

The fest will take over the neighboring Fox Theater and Glass House and will be additionally be equipped with two outdoor stages. Approximately 25 bands will perform at the day long fest, which took place in Colombus, OH and Atlanta, GA in past years.

Be sure to follow the Scion A/V Metal page (http://www.facebook.com/scionavmetal) where the full fest lineup and RSVP information will be revealed this Thursday.

As always, it’s likely RSVP will be required to attend the fest, but remember… it’s FREE so RSVP, okay?! So see you monkeys there!

Metal Swim: Free Compilation of Rare, Unreleased Metal Courtesy of Adult Swim and Scion A/V

Adult Swim, the home of DETHKLOK and Metalocalypse, and Scion A/V, who have been responsible for a wave of metal fests and free shows, have come together to bring you Metal Swim, a collection of 16 rare or unreleased metal. The album is free to download and features the following tracks:

DEATH ANGEL – “Truce”
SKELETONWITCH – “Bringers of Death”
TORCHE – “Arrowhead”
LUDICRA – “Path of Ash”
KYLESA – “Forsaken”
BLACK TUSK – “Fatal Kiss”
RED FANG – “Hank is Dead”
BLACK COBRA – “Frozen Night”
SAVIOURS – “Dixie Dieway”
WITCH MOUNTAIN – “Veil of the Forgotten”
ISIS – “Pliable Foe”
JESU – “Dethroned”
PELICAN – “Inch Above Sand”
ZOROASTER – “Witch Hammer”
WITHERED – “Extinguished With the Misery”
BORIS – “Luna”

Visit the Metal Swim site to download the free album and view interviews and performance footage from past Scion Rock Fests: http://www.adultswim.com/promos/201009_scion/index.html