Slipknot’s Knotfest.com Announces “Pulse of the Maggots Fest”

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The Press Release:
Knotfest.com today announced “Knotfest.com Presents: Pulse of the Maggots Fest”, a free online festival sponsored by ESP Guitars and presented by MusiCares, Ernie Ball and Rock Against Racism. Hosted by Knotfest.com’s very own Beez, Ryan J Downey and special guests, “Pulse of the Maggots Fest” is comprised of 3 digital stages (the MusiCares stage, Rock Against Racism stage and ESP stage) with performances from 20 of the the most exciting up-and-coming artists. Pulse of the Maggots is Knotfest.com’s brand dedicated solely to spotlighting emerging artists that bring creativity, originality and excitement to the growing aggressive community, and whose namesake festival will stream on Knotfest.com. Starting today, Knotfest.com will spotlight each artist including some that will be featured on Knotfest.com’s flagship show Mosh Talks with Beez. “Pulse of the Maggots Fest” kicks off as 12pm PT on Friday, November 13, 2020. Click at the close to learn more.

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The festival will begin at 12 pm on the MusiCares stage, which will be followed by the Rock Against Racism stage at 2:30 pm and conclude the day at the ESP stage at beginning at 5 pm. The stellar “Pulse of the Maggots Fest” lineup includes Hacktivist, October Ends, PRXJEK, Cerberus, Orbit Culture, Tallah, dEMOTIONAL, Vended, SCARLET, Year of the Knife, Introtyl, Wargasm, Diamond Construct, VCTMS, Death Blooms, Death Tour, Thrown into Exile, Once Awake, 156 Silence, and I Revolt.

The festival also unveils Pulse of the Maggots’ new logo with accompanying merchandise for sale in the Knotfest Store, including a Pulse of the Maggots Fest t-shirt in which a portion of proceeds will go to MusiCares. Also available will be every band’s new merch line and special items which can be purchased starting today and through the event. Check out the “Pulse of the Maggots Fest” merchandise here.

ABOUT KNOTFEST:
Knotfest is the world’s biggest metal festival, touring and events brand, with events across four continents, and growing. Fourteen Knotfest festivals, as well as the Knotfest Roadshow Tour of North America, and the Knotfest at Sea event have been held in the US, Japan, France, UK, Mexico, Colombia, Spain and more. Knotfest.com is a global multi-media hub for exclusive content from the world’s best artists and content creators. Through its various brand extensions, Knotfest has built a loyal and enduring community making it the ultimate 360 destination for fans of heavy music.

ABOUT ESP GUITARS:
Founded in 1975, ESP Guitar Company is the respected manufacturer of custom electric guitars for musicians around the world. The ESP brands of guitars and basses include ESP, LTD, and LTD Elite. For more information call 800-423-8388 or visit
www.espguitars.com.

ABOUT MUSICARES:
A friend and ally of the music community, MusiCares was established by the Recording Academy to safeguard the health and well-being of all music people. A four-star charity and safety net in times of need, MusiCares offers confidential preventive, recovery, and emergency programs to address financial, medical, and personal health issues. Through the generosity of donors and volunteer professionals, their dedicated team works across the country to ensure the music community has the resources and support it needs. For more information, please visit the link at the close.

ABOUT ERNIE BALL:
In 1962, veteran player and guitar teacher Ernie Ball created Slinkys®, the innovative light gauge electric guitar strings widely revered by thousands of iconic players including Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Jimmy Page, Paul McCartney, Metallica, Brad Paisley, Slash, John Petrucci, Angus Young and John Mayer. The strings are all crafted in Coachella, CA. Ernie Ball also offers state-of-the-art instrument accessories that are carried in more than 6,000 stores in the U.S. and 120 countries worldwide. Officially purchasing the Music Man® company in 1984, Sterling, joined later by his sons Scott and Brian Ball (company CEO), has built a team of dedicated professionals based in San Luis Obispo, CA who collectively share a common goal: crafting the highest level of hand-crafted instruments available. Originally founded by Tom Walker, Forrest White and Leo Fender in 1974, Music Man built its name leading an industry revolution, introducing active electronics on its production instruments. As part of the team during the 70’s, Sterling Ball played an important role in the design and development of the iconic StingRay basses. The family-run company maintains its founder’s dedication to preserving the musician’s playing experience and delivering superior sound quality through the development of new products, such as Cobalt Slinkys, M-Steel, Earthwood and the revolutionary Element Shield Packaging, keeping each set as fresh as the day they were made. The company also fosters artist development through musician-focused programs such as the world’s largest and longest running unsigned artist programs, where bands compete each year for the chance to play live on national tours, festivals and events. Visit them online via the links at the close.

ABOUT ROCK AGAINST RACISM:
Rock Against Racism has been revived through a collective of musicians, artists and music industry people, with a common goal of continuing the crucial work of the original organization – combating modern day racism. All profits will go directly to ACLU & Color of Change to support their continued efforts against racism & injustice. To learn more, please visit the link at the close.

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: This sure does sound like a killer idea and considering how far away we are from regular shows returning, its best to enjoy all of these offerings when they are put out there. Now since there are something like “20” bands participating I wanted to leave you a means of checking as many of them out as you could find the time to investigate and that found me hyperlinking their Official Facebook Pages in the section above where all of the artists are named. I figured that by doing it this way you can immediately like their page and begin your following of all their upcoming activities. Don’t forget that we have a page as well and would love for you to be following us too. That’s all I have for this announcement and as I close up I wonder what you think about it all. You can chime in down below in the comments section and remember please to keep safe out there as we aren’t free of the virus or the political unrest just yet. See you next time.

Official Websites:
Slipknot: http://www.slipknot1.com
Knotfest: http://www.knotfest.com
MusiCares: http://www.MusiCares.org
ESP Guitars: https://www.espguitars.com/
Rock Against Racism: https://rockagainstracism.com/
Ernie Ball: http://www.ernieball.com
Music Man: http://www.music-man.com

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