Festival Announcements

The major rock and metal festivals and events :-)

Desertfest London 2016 First Acts & Headliner Announced

Desertfest are pleased to announce the first acts for the 2016 London edition, including the first headliner for next year’s proceedings. It’s no easy feat to try and top your biggest success to date, but we’re ready. Here’s a fistful of acts to get you excited for what we have …

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Undercover Festival III – Announces this is ‘Quite Possibly Our Best Line Up So Far’

ONLY  DAYS  TO  GO  UNTIL UNDERCOVER FESTIVAL III Bisley Pavilion, Nr Woking, Surrey GU24 0NY 18 / 19 /20 September 2015 “QUITE POSSIBLY OUR BEST LINE UP SO FAR” The South East’s truly “alternative” and “independent” festival 3 Alternative Packed Day of Punk / Ska / Dub / Reggae / …

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Earth To Headline Desertfest Belgium 2015, Plus Seven More Bands Announced

For its next-to-last announcement, DESERTFEST BELGIUM is proud to welcome megalithic legends EARTH to the bill, for the first time ever at Desertfest! In addition, the festival also confirmed Ukraine’s number one heavy mongers STONED JESUS, Copenhagen’s instrumental drone trio PAPIR, eclectic foursome USA OUT OF VIETNAM, Argentina’s sludgers BANDA DE LA …

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The Third Annual Table Rocks Music Festival Featuring Candlebox, Puddle Of Mudd, Saliva & More 

The third annual Table Rocks Music Festival, featuring headliners Candlebox with special guests Puddle of Mudd, Saliva, Adelitas Way, recently announced the addition of alt-electronic rock band Orgy to the line-up! Presented by K&K Promotions LLC with Vape Saliva, the Table Rocks Music Festival will take place in Central Point, …

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1st Annual Food Truck & Rock Carnival Adds More Musical Acts

Step right up! Now is the best time to grab your tickets to the first annual FOOD TRUCK & ROCK CARNIVAL, taking place September 18th, 19th and 20th at Oak Ridge Park in Clark, NJ. This massive event – featuring a classic carnival experience, FREE food truck competition featuring 40+ …

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MammothFest 2015 – Final Line Up Confirmed

 MammothFest 2015 – Final Line Up Confirmed MAMMOTHFEST ANNOUNCEMENT:  FINAL ACTS CONFIRMED FOR THE MAIN EVENT! Mammothfest have revealed the final bands to play the festival in October, taking the number of confirmed acts to over 80! The team have been around the country and secured 29 incredible underground acts following …

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Final running order for Leeds Festival Sunday

 Metallica have promised fans the biggest and most expensive stage show in the history of the Leeds Festival. The San Francisco four-piece are set to close this year’s festival and told attendees to expect “an unmissable and unforgettable” show. A source close to the band told the YEP: “Metallica is …

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Blazefest VI confirmed for March 2016

The sixth instalment of Blazefest – the annual event which brings together rockers and metallians to raise money for the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children – will take place on Saturday March 19 2016. Once again, the event will take place at the Empire Music Hall in Belfast. The …

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Desertfest Belgium Confirm Mars Red Sky, Harsh Toke, Black Bone And Vandal X

  European heavy/stoner/doom gathering DESERTFEST BELGIUM has a few more announcements coming this summer, and we’re happy to bring four more bands to the 2015 bill today: France’s finest heavy psych trio MARS RED SKY, San Diego’s cosmic jammers HARSH TOKE, some straightforward rock’n’roll with Eindhoven’s BLACK-BONE, and last but not …

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Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 – BBC Introducing Stage Lineup Revealed

28TH – 30TH August  2015, Bank Holiday Weekend  Reading & Leeds Festivals announce  BBC INTRODUCING STAGE FOR 2015 With less than a month to go until the biggest weekend of music this summer, the countdown is on for Reading & Leeds 2015. Forever championing up and coming talent, the BBC …

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Venom and Behemoth Announced for Bloodstock 2016

Venom and Behemoth Announced for Bloodstock 2016 As the sun comes down on BLOODSTOCK’s most successful year to date, the independent metal festival is excited to announce the first confirmed bands for 2016, which will take place 11th – 14th August at Catton Park, Derbyshire. In a UK festival exclusive, …

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Behemoth Announced to Play Bloodstock 2016

Behemoth Announced to Play Bloodstock 2016 Just announced on Bloodstock Festival’s Facebook page here “BEHEMOTH! Announced as 2016 special guests, playing ‘The Satanist’ in full. 2016 Early Bird tix available online from 9am Mon 10th Aug at www.bloodstock.uk.com” See the video announcement on Metal Hammer’s YouTube Channel below:- Behemoth are …

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1st Wildfire Festival Announcement

Wildfire are pleased to announce the first group of bands to be playing at next years festival.   Full details and early bird tickets from facebook.com/events/wildfire http://www.wildfirefestival.co.uk/ http://www.wildfirefestival.co.uk/ Apriori-Fire   Serpentine-Season Of The Witch Sky Valley Mistress-Dirty Blonde Blues   Soldier-   Winterstorm-Sail The Unknown Sea  

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Venom – First Band Announced for Bloodstock Open Air 2016

Venom – First Band Announced for Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2016 British Heavy Metal band Venom are the first band announced for Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2016. The video announcement was aired at Bloodstock Open Air Festival today and can be seen on Bloodstock’s Facebook Page here and also on Metal …

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Last minute change to Monsters Of Rot V line up

There has been a last minute change to the line-up of this weekend’s PlanetMosh-backed Monsters Of Rot V extreme metal fest. Dublin death metallers Guttrench and hardcore troops Hollow Truth both have unfortunately had pull out.  They have been replaced by Xerosun, who will be performing their first gig with new …

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Rockingham Festival preview, Rock City Nottingham, 23rd, 24th and 25th of October 2015.

We are well and truly deep into rock music Festival season, Download has been and gone, as has Wildfire; the Steelhouse festival is this weekend and Bloostock the weekend after. For those of us who may not wish to camp, there are also a growing number of indoor festivals to …

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Desertfest Belgium: Goatsnake, Dozer, Moon Duo and more confirmed

Goatsnake, Dozer, Moon Duo and more added to the Desertfest Belgium lineup We are happy to announce that Californian sludge-blues royalty GOATSNAKE have been added to the DESERTFEST ANTWERP 2015 line-up! Additionally, we have confirmations for the touring beast that isDOZER, the face-melting psych of MOON DUO, those fine purveyors of stoner …

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‘Rocking For The Children’ Festival 2016

NLC & Orange Amplifiers Presents ‘Rocking For The Children’ Supporting RAPCA UK & Awareness For Autism  NLC & Orange Amplifiers present “Rocking For The Children” Festival 2016, to be held at The Maze, Nottingham on 30th April 2016 – 1st May 2016. See poster below for the awesome line-up so …

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Perverting The Innocent line up completed

The last acts taking part in this year’s Perverting The Innocent – which takes place on Saturday September 12 and now has been upgraded to Dublin’s Voodoo Lounge – have been confirmed. They are German progressive death metallers Alkaloid Louth sludgers Raum Kingdom and Dublin death industrialists Axial Symmetry They join …

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HRH Road Trip – Cycle 7 – Announcement

Hayseed Dixie, Tygers of Pan Tang and Jettblack head up HRH’s annual ride out to Ibiza for Cycle 7 Rock n Roll holidays are hard to come by, but with 6 years of annual road trips to Ibiza we think we have the ideal ingredients to make the holiday of …

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