Festival Announcements

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UNDER THE BLACK SUN 2014: Headliner and one more band confirmed

Metal Promotions – “we have some news regarding new confirmations the UNDER THE BLACK SUN 2014 for you” BELPHEGOR: The Austrian Extreme Metal masters will attend Helenau for the first time. Of course, BELPHEGOR will play a headliner show at UNDER THE BLACK SUN 2014. Their new album will be out …

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Cornerstone to play Pop Overthrow festival

In  the middle of May, Cornerstone will take part at the Pop Overthrow Festival in Liverpool, their second time at the festival.  This event usually takes place in the U.S.A., but also in two European cities – London and Liverpool – therefore the band will perform in the legendary CAVERN-CLUB, …

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Sonisphere announce 10 more bands for this years festival

With ten fantastic acts already announced, including headliners THE PRODIGY, IRON MAIDEN & METALLICA, SONISPHERE has revealed ten more bands that will join the 2014 line up. The inimitable LIMP BIZKIT return to Knebworth as special guests to THE PRODIGY. One of the biggest bands to emerge from the Nu-Metal …

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Exodus added to impressive Rock On The Range Festival line up

America’s premier rock festival, ROCK ON THE RANGE, will bring the likes of Guns N’ Roses, Avenged Sevenfold, Kid Rock and many more to Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH on May 16, 17 & 18. To guarantee that festival-goers will experience true, blistering heavy metal during this monumental weekend, …

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Chagstock Festival – First Acts & Fancy Dress Theme Announced + Tickets on sale now

CHAGSTOCK FESTIVAL is one of the Westcountry’s best-loved festivals. Set in 70 acres of farmland on the edge of Dartmoor, Chagstock is renowned for its stunning location, diverse line-up of artists and non-corporate, family friendly atmosphere. Chagstock showcases the very best music, food and entertainment that the Westcountry and the …

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DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL adds 15 new bands!

AVENGED SEVENFOLD announced as first headliner for DOWNLOAD 2014

@DownloadFest adds fifteen more acts to the lineup for 2014! @bfsrocks @ZakkWyldeBLS Download Festival added another 15 bands to their bill on Monday night, with some more big names in amongst the lot announced. Leading the way are pop punk masters Bowling For Soup, who will be making their return to …

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BLOODSTOCK add Biohazard, Revamp, Orphaned Land and Aborted to this year line-up

BLOODSTOCK 2014 are excited to announce four more bands to the 2014 bill! East Coast metal/hardcore legends, BIOHAZARD join the Ronnie James Dio stage line up.  The band are hard at work on a brand new album due for release this year via Nuclear Blast Records.  Band leader Billy Graziadei …

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BROFEST (UK) #2 promises a weekend of legendary NWOBHM

Bro(UK) Promotions, Beatdown Records, High Roller Records, Unsilent Tombs Records, Gabriel Management, Iron Fist Magazine, Rock Hard Magazine, Renegade Rock Radio… proudly present a weekend of legendary NWOBHM – BROFEST(UK) #2 Taking place in Newcastle, UK on Feb 28th – Mar 02nd, featured bands include :- Vardis, Fist, Gaskin, Soldier, …

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Roadburn 2014 announces AFTERBURNER

Roadburn 2014 Afterburner: The Ultimate Festival-Within-A-Festival! Each year, the Roadburn Afterburner always deserves a special mention. Although technically part of the festival, it really has a vibe all of its own. Naturally, the chosen bands form a line-up you won’t find anywhere else. Many will agree that the best thing …

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SONISPHERE 2014 announce SLAYER, MASTODON, ALICE IN CHAINS and more………..

SONISPHERE 2014 4th – 6th JULY 2014 KNEBWORTH’S 40TH ANNIVERSARY. THE PRODIGY / IRON MAIDEN / METALLICA ** FURTHER NAMES ANNOUNCED TODAY ** AIRBOURNE / ALICE IN CHAINS / GHOST / GOJIRA / KARNIVOOL / MASTODON / SLAYER Sonisphere 2014 is proud to announce the first wave of bands who …

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BLOODSTOCK ticket payment plan launches

Wipe away those January ‘back to reality’ blues with a great deal from those lovely BLOODSTOCK Festival folks!  The very popular deposit scheme is now on sale to help you spread the burden of paying for your 2014 weekend ticket.  Now you can secure your wristband for 2014’s heaviest festival …

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The Cult are announced as Alt-Fest final main stage headliner

The Cult are announced as Alt-Fest final main stage headliner

Alt-Fest are celebrating the New Year in style by announcing The Cult, set to appear on Sunday 17th of August as the final headliner for the festival. This is an exclusive UK 2014 performance that will take place over the weekend of 15th – 17th August at Boughton Estate, Kettering. …

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Maryland Deathfest 2014 – Full Band Lineup Announced

Maryland Deathfest 2014 – Full Band Lineup Announced

While the set times for each band will be announced in April, here is the complete band roster for 2014’s installment of the USA’s most brutal metal festival, the Maryland Deathfest. Dubbed MDF by many fans and attendees, this festival draws some of the top names in extreme music year …

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Alt-Fest announce Marilyn Manson as headliner

Alt-Fest announce Marilyn Manson as headliner

The self-proclaimed ‘God of Fuck’ has been confirmed as the headline act for Alt-Fest – Saturday 16th August 2014. This will be the band’s only UK Festival Performance. 10 albums down, 3 Grammy nominations, a string of past band members, a truck load of covers and more controversy than the …

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WACKEN online Advent calendar latest band announcements 18th and 19th December

We are up to the 19th announcement on the Wacken Advent calendar! So far the bands that have been revealed are: Skid Row, Bring Me The Horizon, Excrementory Grindfucker, Crematory, Hammerfall, Steel Panther, Bülent Ceylan, Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Vogelfrey, Pampatut, The Vintage Caravan, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Saxon, August Burns Red, …

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