Festival Announcements

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DAMNATION FESTIVAL 2015 announces two new bands

Norwegian extreme metal trio KEEP OF KALESSIN and Belgian hardcore quartet OATHBREAKER are the latest additions to Damnation Festival. The duo will join a diverse cast at Leeds University Union on Saturday, November 7, which already consists of At The Gates, High on Fire, Mono, Amenra, Asphyx, Solstafir, Altar of …

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Wildfire Festival 2015 Poll

Wildfire Festival have launched a poll to see what band you want to return for next year’s festival. Organiser Dave Ritchie comments: “Wow, what can we say? Excellent weekend and the feedback is overwhelming. Thanks for coming along or supporting us on the journey. We have more planned for 2016 …

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Sorcerer Announced for Hammerfest 8

Sorcerer Announced for Hammerfest 8 Sorcerer have been added to the bill of Hammerfest 8. The epic Swedish doom legends will join Exodus, Turisas, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Evile and a whole load more already announced plus tons more to be added to the bill. Check out the video for “The Dark …

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Wildfire Festival 2015 – Set Times and Final Running Order

Wildfire Running Order

Wildfire Festival in Scotland have announced the set times and final line-up of this years festival. Featuring the Tygers of Pan Tang, Ten and Swedish rockers Coldspell as the headliners, also appearing on the final night are the legendary NWOBHM act Diamond Head. It’s all set to be a rocking …

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More acts confirmed for Bloodstock

With Download over for another year, things are just ramping up for Bloodstock, which opens its gates in just seven weekends time!  With the ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ finals well under way and racking up record attendances, including numerous sell-out events, the next batch of winning bands to grab their …

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Headline addition – Undercover Festival – Bisley Pavilion nr Woking Surrey 18 / 19 / 20 Sept 2015

Punk stalwarts Peter and the Test Tube Babies have been brought in as the Friday night headliners to complete the bill at the third Undercover Festival at Bisley Pavilion in Woking, Surrey. They sit at the top of the programme alongside The Damned, UK Subs, and Penetration. The festival is …

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TECH-FEST 2015: ROLO TOMASSI, HACKTIVIST, MONUMENTS,plus 17 more bands announced!!: Rolo Tomassi, Hacktivist, Monuments,plus 17 more bands announced!!

UK TECH-FEST announces grime-metallers HACKTIVIST, prog-metallers Monuments and Mathcore band Rolo Tomassi plus 17 more bands. With one more headliner to announce plus workshops, after parties and gear demos, Techfest 2015 is shaping up to be its biggest year yet. Also announced are Nexilva, No Consequence, Carcer City, Red Seas Fire, …

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Download 2015: The Preview

Is it that time of year again already? Apparently so. Download Festivals opens its gates once more on Wednesday 10th June and PlanetMosh are once again in attendance to review, ramble at bands and generally have a bloody good time. By now, most of you will know who you’re going …

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Xerath to headline Monsters Of Rot fest

Orchestral groove metal alchemists Xerath return to the island of Ireland as the headliners for this year’s PlanetMosh-backed Monsters Of Rot festival. Monsters Of Rot takes place in Letterbreen, County Fermanagh (just outside Enniskillen) on Saturday August 1. Xerath will be joined by Gourd, the bastard doom child of Wreck Of The Hesperus and On Pain …

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Wildfire Festival Release Final Line Up Poster

With 56 artists and acts, playing over 3 separate stages this is undoubtedly the largest rock and metal gathering Scotland has ever seen. Wildfire Director Dave Ritchie beamed, “The whole team have worked tirelessly since the end of what was Les-Fest 3 to bring the new festival concept to reality. …

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Reading and Leeds Festivals 2015 – Even more great names added to lineup

This year’s lineup expands with acts including:  Mariachi El Bronx, The Bronx, Shura, Young Thug, No Devotion, Sunset Sons, Bo Ningen, Baroness Twin Peaks and many more! With a huge bill topped by festival headliners Metallica, Mumford & Sons and The Libertines plus a supporting cast of some of the world’s biggest names in music …

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GHOSTFEST 2015: Born of Osiris, Martyr Defiled plus five more bands announced

GHOSTFEST is celebrating its 10th birthday in style, adding six more bands to its already huge lineup. Announced today to play Leeds University Union on 5th September and Bristol on the 6th are American deathcore giants BORN OF OSIRIS, the UK’s turbocharged MARTYR DEFILED and Hertfordshire’s THE EYES OF A TRAITOR playing …

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Download goes Cashless

The rumours are true. We can’t trust Download Dog anymore so the festival is going absolutely cashless this year – the first major UK festival to do so. Which is pretty epic. Not only will it reduce queues for the bar and food stalls, it removes the faff of cash …

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Rockmantic 2016 Valentine Weekender

Now in its fourth year, Rockmantic returns with what is set to be its strongest line up to date. The first four bands have been announced & Sweden’s hottest property CONFESS are confirmed to headline the Saturday night. Trailblazing through the UK earlier this year, the five piece set hearts …

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Golden Gods Announce Full Line Up

Golden Gods Announce Full Line Up Monday 15th June 2015, IndigO2, The O2, London #GoldenGods *FULL MAIN STAGE LIVE LINE-UP ANNOUNCED* Hosted by Scott Ian with live performances from… KILLING JOKE AT THE GATES BABYMETAL FEAT. DRAGONFORCE WE ARE HARLOT SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Taking place at IndigO2 in London on 15th …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses enters final stages

Bloodstock’s 2015 ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ tour kicks off on the Emerald Isle this weekend, with the first finals in this year’s competition to earn coveted places on the festival’s ‘New Blood’ stage. The festival has a long standing reputation for supporting grass roots metal and the annual M2TM programme …

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Breakout Festival last Chance To Get Early Bird Tickets

IT’S GOING TO BE ANOTHER SELL OUT – GET YOUR EARLY BIRD TICKET BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE! Wake up Brighton, Breakout Festival is back! First release early bird tickets sold out after a record breaking day but don’t worry, even more have been released though they haven’t slowed down! There’s just over …

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