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Grief Ritual win slot at Bloodstock 2019

New post-hardcore titans on the block, GRIEF RITUAL have won Metal 2 The Masses in their first attempt and secured themselves a place at BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL 2019! Grief Ritual are a quartet hailing from South West England, marrying together elements of post-hardcore, mathcore and screamo. Their brute force intensity, pummelling, …

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SOS Festival 2019 Stage times

SOS Festival 2019 announce day by day stage times: Tickets are available now via our own website at www.sosfestival.net https://www.facebook.com/sosfestivalmanchester/ Prices are the same as in 2018:  Weekend £20 Friday £10 Saturday £10 Sunday £10 All ages welcome

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Bloodstock unveils Jager Stage acts and more Metal 2 The Masses winners

There’s just 8 weeks until BLOODSTOCK’s metal weekender gets underway and BLOODSTOCK HQ have now locked in some of the bands for 2019’s Jagermeister Stage. Belfast’s SKYPILOT bring their heavy riffs and groove to Catton Park’s Jager stage on Friday, joined by Leicester grunge/hard rock outfit, GRAVES and blues metal …

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Ramblin’ Man Fair – Announce Final Stage Headliner

Kenny Wayne Shepherd (Outlaw Country Stage Headliner) – There are few artists whose names are synonymous with one instrument and how it’s played in service to an entire genre. Utter the phrase “young country blues rock guitarist” within earshot of anyone with even a cursory knowledge of the modern musical vanguard and …

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Latest update from Bloodstock

BLOODSTOCK have locked down the last handful of Ronnie James Dio main stage and Sophie Lancaster stage bands, as the Metal 2 The Masses finals roll through the UK to find the best of the grass roots to flesh out the New Blood stage. BLOODSTOCK can also reveal that a …

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One month to go till Download 2019

In just one month, Download Festival, the world’s premier rock event, is set to welcome approximately 100,000 music fans to the hallowed grounds of Donington for a jam-packed weekend of legendary bands, entertainment, comedy, WWE wrestling and mindfulness at the UK’s largest single site festival. The three-day extravaganza headlined by …

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Bloodstock Goes Greener

A message from UK festival BLOODSTOCK… Following along from 2018’s ‘Drastic On Plastic’ initiative, this year we’re committing to the ‘BLOODSTOCK Goes Greener’ campaign! This year we aim to recycle at least 50% of the festival’s waste and send nothing at all to landfill. We’re encouraging everyone to say a …

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Download festival announces midfulness programme – Mind the dog

Download Festival, the world’s premiere rock event, has announced that a full mindfulness programme will be implemented in 2019 for the first time. Announced ahead of Mental Health Awareness week next month, the Mind The Dog initiative will run morning, afternoon, and evening sessions where rockers can share a fully …

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Ramblin’ Man Fair – Line Up Announcement

CHEAP TRICK (Saturday Planet Rock Main Stage Special Guest) – Rock N’ Roll Hall of Famers are coming to Ramblin’ Man Fair. Cheap Trick may be one of the most covered bands of all time. Since the 70’s they’ve been blending elements of pop, punk and even metal in a way …

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BLOODSTOCK READIES M2TM FINALS AND ANNOUNCES SIX MORE BANDS

BLOODSTOCK is pleased to reveal another six bands joining the fray at Catton Park this summer, hailing from not just the UK, but also Spain, Finland, and Egypt! The Metal 2 The Masses finals kick off soon too, so make plans to support your local event detailed below and you might even get to …

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Cornwall Rocks – Breaking the Sound Barrier!

Brand new three day festival to be launched later this year….. Solid Entertainments is delighted to announce that Cornwall Rocks will be held at Tencreek Holiday Park in Looe on 15th, 16th and 17th November 2019  The line-up for our first rock festival in Cornwall had to tick all the right boxes.  With The Quireboys, Diamond Head and Massive Wagons headlining plus fifteen other very different, but …

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Ramblin’ Man Fair – Announce Grooverider Stage Headliner

Following on from the critically acclaimed and commercially successful fourth year in 2018, Ramblin’ Man Fair returns in 2019! This year the festival will move back its traditional end of July slot on the 19th, 20thand 21stJuly. MONSTER MAGNET (Grooverider Stage Headliner) –Retro-rock visionaries Monster Magnet have become one of …

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