Festival Announcements

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BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL announces Jagermeister Stage bands

Bloodstock Open Air 2013

BLOODSTOCK is only four weeks away, and the event have announced another handful of bands for the Jagermeister Stage at Catton Park. MOTORHEAD guitarist, PHIL CAMPBELL is set to bring new project., the PHIL CAMPBELL ALL STAR BAND to top out the party on Sunday night.  Phil comments: “I am …

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Enter Shikari and Parkway Drive confirmed as Vans Warped Tour Headliners

Vans Warped Tour 2013

ESCAPE THE FATE AND FIVE FURTHER BANDS ADDED DAY SPLITS REVEALED – SINGLE DAY TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE Held at London’s historic Alexandra Palace on November 16th and 17th, the 2013 UK leg of the VANS WARPED TOUR has now been boosted with the news that ENTER SHIKARI and PARKWAY DRIVE …

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Hevy Fest announce move to O2 Academy Brixton for 2013

Hevy Fest

Hevy-er than ever!  Hevy Fest and AEG Live are excited to announce the move to 02 Academy Brixton for 2013.  Featuring a line up of EPIC proportions, be sure to get your tickets quickly for one of THE live events of the summer! The ferocious line-up features exclusive appearances from metalcore …

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Bloodstock announce new lineup additions

Bloodstock Open Air 2013

BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL are excited to announce a whole batch of new additions for all three stages.  There’s only seven weeks left to the most metal weekend of the year!!  Have you got your tickets yet?! Opening Friday’s main stage, and fresh off the back of the release of ‘IV’, their …

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90,000 fans rock out at DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL – 2014 dates and early bird offer announced!

AVENGED SEVENFOLD announced as first headliner for DOWNLOAD 2014

Download Festival – THE biggest weekend in the rock calendar – took place this weekend as 90,000 people rocked out in Donington Park to headliners Slipknot, Iron Maiden and Rammstein plus a host of other bands across the weekend. Crowds of rock fans packed out Donington Park as the opening …

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Scarfest update

Scarfest have announced that the event which is due to be held on 24-26 August in Stoke on Trent, has changed venues.  It will now be held at the Underground, 2 Morley St, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 4LS. Held over three days on the Bank Holiday weekend, times for the event are …

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Graspop update: Overkill and WASP out – Iced Earth and Steak Number Eight in

Much to our regret both W.A.S.P. and Overkill have been forced to cancel their Graspop show for Saturday 29 June. W.A.S.P. frontman Blackie Lawless has suffered a broken leg in a car crash. As a result, W.A.S.P. have been forced to cancel their 2013 European summer festival dates, including their …

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W.A.S.P. and Overkill forced to cancel GMM 2013 appearances

This morning the Graspop Metal Meeting issued the following statement “Much to our regret both W.A.S.P. and Overkill have been forced to cancel their Graspop show for Saturday 29 June. W.A.S.P. frontman Blackie Lawless has suffered a broken leg in a car crash. As a result, W.A.S.P. have been forced …

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Final Bands Announced To Play The Red Bull Studios Live At Download Opportunity 2013

On Friday 25 May eight young bands from all over the country gained a once in a lifetime chance to play live at Download festival this June with the Red Bull Studios live at Download opportunity.  Six bands with the highest online votes from the public were picked, whilst two …

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BLOODSTOCK News Round Up…

The award-winning BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL has started a weekly Facebook lottery, enabling a lucky winner to grab a pair of festival tickets (with camping) every week from now through to the festival in August.  All you need to do to enter is swap your current Facebook cover pic for one of …

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HELLFEST 2013 – confirmation & cancellations!

Hellfest announced changes to this years line up earlier today – We are very glad to announce the confirmation of ENTHRONED. The Belgium horde will play under the Temple stage on Friday 21st at 12.50. Also, NACHTMYSTIUM cancelled their participation, they will be replaced by the evil French combo SVART …

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Hard Rock Calling, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, 29th & 30th June 2013

Hard Rock Calling is set to be held at the brand new iconic home of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London. Kasabian make their UK festival exclusive headlining Saturday 29 June, while Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band return to finish what they started on Sunday 30 June 2013. *Confirmed …

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Les-Fest 2013 – the final band announcement!

Dave Richie -And so it comes to pass that we complete the line up in this our 6th announcement for Les-Fest 2013. The final additions take us to 62 live acts over 2 stages. With no clashes on Friday and no clashes after 6pm on Saturday or Sunday. First up …

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Graspop lineup complete

With the addition of Soulfly, The Monolith Deathcult, Crucified Barbara and Thy Art Is Murder, the lineup for GMM2013 is finally complete. It looks like it’s going to be another vintage edition of Belgium’s premier metal festival! The 18th edition of Graspop Metal Meeting is shaping up to be a …

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More acts announced for DOWNLOAD.

Download Festival continues to score out of the park with the announcement that a further 25 acts have been added to this year’s line up, including Thunder, Kvelertak, Devin Townsend and We Are The Ocean. Headlined by Slipknot, Iron Maiden and Rammstein, Download Festival takes place 14-16 June 2013 in …

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Bearded Theory Festival to release limited number of day tickets for this year’s festival

BEARDED THEORY FESTIVAL 2013 Derbyshire’s biggest family friendly festival FRIDAY 17TH – SUNDAY 19TH MAY 2013   LEVELLERS | REVEREND & THE MAKERS ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION | SETH LAKEMAN NEW MODEL ARMY | STIFF LITTLE FINGERS THE HUMMINGBIRDS | NED’S ATOMIC DUSTBIN PEATBOG FAERIES | MACKA B | THE FARM …

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Hard Rock Hell 7 announces more acts.

Hard Rock Hell 7 announces more acts including Michael Monroe, Vain, Snakecharmer and many more for this November’s Event…and with only 76 rooms left, you better hurry! Hard Rock Hell 7 (Cirque Du Rock) which takes place November 28-30th at Hafan Y Mor Holiday Park in Pwllheli, N.Wales, has announced …

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