Festival Announcements

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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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Graspop lineup nearly complete!

Just a few gaps remain to be filled in the lineup for the 2013 edition of Belgium’s premier metal festival! Earlier this month HYPOCRISY, GRAVE DIGGER and KORPIKLAANI were confirmed. Today we are proud to add ROCKSTAR, AGNOSTIC FRONT, ESCAPE THE FATE, KING HISS, VANDERBUYST, ROTTING CHRIST and PRETTY MAIDS …

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More bands announced for Bloodstock 2013

There’s yet more thrash for BLOODSTOCK with Northern Irish upstarts, GAMA BOMB landing an opening slot on the Ronnie James Dio mainstage.  The band are looking forward to churning up the Catton Park turf, commenting; “BLOODSTOCK: it’s just like Woodstock, but for heavy metal types, and replacing the love and …

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GHOSTFEST 2013: Eight More Bands Announced!

UK’s fastest growing festival Ghostfest just got even bigger with eight more bands added to the bill Set to be the UK’s biggest moshfest of the year, Ghostfest is very excited to announce eight more bands to its heavy pitting lineup at Leeds Student’s Union on 29 / 30 June …

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Gojira added to Hellfest 2013

You’ve talked a lot about it, and you’ve been waiting for it, today we are glad to confirm the presence of GOJIRA at HELLFEST. The leader of the french scene will crush the main stage 1 on Sunday, June 23rd with his “pachydermic” metal ! GOJIRA will be the 20th …

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Graspop Metal Meeting add 7 more bands to lineup

The lineup for this summer’s edition of the Graspop Metal Meeting is really shaping up now with the addition of another seven bands. The newcomers are Helloween, W.A.S.P., Prong, All That Remains, Tankard, Newsted and Love And Death. A small change to our day schedules: Heaven Shall Burn has been …

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Alt-fest smashes it’s £30,000 fundraising target in just six days

Having launched phase two of their crowd-funding via Kickstarter on Monday 4th March 2013, Alt Fest organisers are proud to announce that the £30,000 initial target was smashed within six days and with 22 days still left on the official campaign.  In accordance with Kickstarter’s terms and conditions, pledgers do …

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SAVAGE MESSIAH TO PLAY HAMMERFEST VIP DAY THIS THURSDAY

  British shred-heavy melodic metallers SAVAGE MESSIAH have been added to the line-up for the VIP day at Hammerfest in Wales this Thursday. The band will be performing from 9:15pm to 10:20pm this Thursday, March 14th alongside SISTER SIN, SACRED MOTHER TONGUE, JAGUAR and more.  The festival will also feature …

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The 6th Annual Monster Energy Drink ROCKAPALOOZA Festival Announces Three Day Schedule and Stage Line-Ups

Taking Place at the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Jackson, MI on June 22, 2013   Presented by Experience Jackson, Revolver Electronic Cigarette, Kings of Rock Entertainment & Happy’s Pizza   Hosted by SONS OF ANARCHY’s KRISTEN RENTON   PURCHASE TICKETS HERE   The 6th annual Monster Energy Drink ROCKAPALOOZA festival, …

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Ten More Reasons to Rock Out at Bloodstock 2013

BLOODSTOCK 2013 is shaping up to be the metal event of the summer, with another ten head-bangin’ bands confirmed to join headliners SLAYER, KING DIAMOND, and LAMB OF GOD. Canadian prog thrash pioneers, VOIVOD are set to play their only UK show of 2013 at Bloodstock Festival!! The band’s latest album, …

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HARD ROCK CALLING plugs back in for 2013 at brand new iconic home Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

HARD ROCK CALLING plugs back in for 2013 at brand new iconic home Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London on Sat 29th and Sun 30th June . Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 8 March 2013 available at www.hardrockcalling.co.uk Two of the world’s biggest acts are ready to rock …

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Les-Fest 2013 – the 5th announcement!

Dave Ritchie -And so we get to announcement number 5 for Les-Fest 2013. We believe the addition of the following bands helps to cement our place as a serious contender on the UK Rock and Metal Scene and undoubtedly Scotland’s best festival, with a diverse and interesting range of Rock …

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BLOODSTOCK brings the new breed! Applications are still open!

BLOODSTOCK are excited to announce the first batch of breaking bands to grace their freshly designed ‘New Blood’ stage in 2013. The stage is sponsored by BOA’s favourite thirst-quenchers, Hobgoblin. Bloodstock has always been proud to support new bands from all over the world and the ‘New Blood’ stage gives …

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GHOSTFEST 2013: TERROR, KNUCKLEDUST plus more announced!

GHOSTFEST have announced six additions to the UK’s premiere indoor metal and hardcore festival, which takes place at Leeds Student Union on 29-30th June, including Terror, KnuckleDust, Breaking Point, Azriel, Mind X Control and Grader. They join THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, THE ACACIA STRAIN, VEIL OF MAYA, I WRESTLED A BEAR ONCE, BURY YOUR DEAD, HARMSWAY, …

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Hammerfest 5 – stage times announced

Hammerfest 5 have released the stage times for next months festival. The festival runs from the 14th through to the 17th March 2013 at Haven Hafan Y Môr Holiday Park, Pwllheli, North Wales. Thursday 14th March 2013 Stage 2 – Samurai Stage 17:00 – 17:40 Goddamn Electric 17:55 – 18:45 …

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Download 2013 more bands announced!

Download 2013 latest announcement – Papa Roach, Rise To Remain, Gogol Bordello, Lit, Escape The Fate and Blitz Kids are amongst the 49 new acts added to our 2013 line up. Taking on the world, this year’s line-up continues to bring the best international rock acts from every corner of …

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HELLFEST 2013 – The Final Announcement!

You thought the main part of the #HELLFEST threat had been revealed, well you were wrong because we are proud to announce the confirmation of the legendary DEF LEPPARD on Clisson’s lands. A big come back in France after 17 years of absence. And why should we stop to a …

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EXODUS, DEATH ANGEL, 3 INCHES OF BLOOD + many more bands confirmed for Bloodstock 2013

Bloodstock’s latest band announcement: Seminal thrash titans, EXODUS join the main stage ranks at this year’s hottest metal festival. The Nuclear Blast band are currently gearing up to release their eleventh studio album, and they tour the US next month in the company of Bloodstock buddies, Anthrax. Frontman Rob Dukes …

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R-Mine Metalfest 2013 – Confirmed Festival Line-Up

R-MINE METALFEST 2013 takes place on the  21th – 23th June in Tongeren, Belgium. SYMPHONY X recently annouced as headliner with RHAPSODY OF FIRE and HELL. Acts confirmed for the festival include: Friday 21/06 – RHAPSODY OF FIRE, JORN, NIGHTMARE, EVIL MASQUERADE, FATE, VOODOO HIGHWAY, EX LIBRIS, ETHERNITY, AZYLYA (tickets …

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Rockharz Festival – Dragonforce and Audrey Horne confirmed

Two more bands have been confirmed for this year’s Rockharz Festival. DRAGONFORCE It’s the first time: The band were an hour only lasts fourty minutes! The band were the guitarist is done ten minutes earlier! The band who has shown a new standard on Guitar Hero! Experience the fastest confirmation …

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