1ST ANNUAL TAINTSTOCK FESTIVAL 5/15/10
by Josh Eldridge
on 23 April, 2010
Taintstick Announces “Taintstock” Festival May 15th In Hollywood, CA
Hot off the heels of three sold-out shows at Wasted Space in Las Vegas,
NV, satellite radio host and action sports icon Jason Ellis’ band,
Taintstick, have announced their plans to hold the first annual
"Taintstock" Festival on May 15th, 2010 at the Roxy in Hollywood, CA.
The festival will feature performances by Taintstick, The Jingleberries
and surprise acoustic performances by highly respected musicians to be
announced later along with stand-up comedy by radio personalities Rawdog
and Stretch, as well as stunts and surprises that Ellis has planned for
Ellis recently hosted his sold-out Ellismania 5 in Las Vegas, where Good
Charlotte/Taintstick bassist BENJI MADDEN knocked out ex-Headbangers
Ball/VH1’s Daisy of Love host RIKI RACHTMAN in the main event.
Ellismania drew press coverage from the likes of People Magazine, TMZ,
Entertainment Tonight and attracted a celebrity guestlist that included
Tony Hawk, Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller, UFC heavyweight champion Shane Carwin,
members of Good Charlotte, No Doubt, Avenged Sevenfold, Sum 41,
Hollywood Undead, Atreyu and star of The Girls Next Door and Holly’s
World, Holly Madison.
Taintstick’s debut album, "6lbs of Sound”, was released through Suburban
Noize Records and charted at #120 on the Billboard Top 200. The group’s
video for "Monkeys Of War" can be viewed online at