Festival Announcements

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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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Bloodstock Festival launches E-team 2013!

Do you and your friends want the chance to win some cool stuff in return for helping promote the UK’s best metal festival?!  Sure you do! Bloodstock Open Air is pleased to announce the launch of their 2013 e-team! With a hugely successful army of teamers driving the festival forward …

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Slam Dunk Festival more bands announced.

Slam Dunk are pleased to announce some very exciting additions to the Festival and as always there is something there for everyone! First up, there is the announcement of probably the top upcoming rock band in the UK at the moment… Deaf Havana.  Slam Dunk Festival will see the first …

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Hard Rock Hell 7 announces its first round of acts including Black Star Riders for this Novembers Event‏

Hard Rock Hell 7 (Cirque Du Rock) which takes place on the 28-30th November at  Hafan Y Môr Holiday Park in Phwelli , N.Wales is pleased to announce its first round of acts for this year’s event including a co-headline appearance by Black Star Riders. This brand new band featuring Thin Lizzy …

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Queens of Metal Festival: New bands confirmed

Queens of Metal festival is proud to announce more bands for this years festival. Here are the bands: Knorkator Enforcer Debauchery Hail of Bullets Steelwing Accusser   So one half of all bands is confirmed now: Die Apokalyptischen Reiter Eluveitie Knorkator Legion Of The Damned Orden Ogan Debauchery Enforcer Dr. …

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HELL and BELPHEGOR confirmed for Bloodstock 2013

The Bloodstock Team are thrilled to announce the addition of occult metal overlords, HELL and Austrian death/black metallers, BELPHEGOR to the 2013 bill. BELPHEGOR are celebrating their 20 year anniversary this year and readying the release of their tenth studio album this summer, via Nuclear Blast. Take a peek at …

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Hardcore Superstar confirmed for Download Festival 2013

Swedish street metallers Hardcore Superstar have been confirmed for Download Festival 2013 which takes place from the 14-16th June at Donington Park, UK. They join a stella line up that includes headliners Slipknot, Iron Maiden & Rammstein along with Bullet For My Valentine, Queens Of The Stone Age, Thirty Seconds To Mars, Korn, Motorhead, Limp Bizkit …

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30+ new bands announced for Download.

Download 2013 takes place on June 14th – 16th at Donnington Park. They have released the next instalment of band this morning. Today’s announcement was: Limp Bizkit, Korn, Cancer Bats, Down, Airborn, Amon Amarth, 3 Doors Down, UFO, The Sword, Black Dogs, Huntress, Jimmy Eat World, In This Moment, Five …

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Bloodstock Festival More Affordable Than Ever – Payment Plan Launches‏

Wipe away those ‘back to reality’ January blues with a great deal from those nice folks at Bloodstock Festival!  They’ve organised a deposit scheme to help you spread the burden of paying for your 2013 weekend ticket. Now you can secure your festival wristband for three incremental payments of around …

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Alt-fest announces bands for 2014

Alt-Fest – a brand new radical alternative music and lifestyle festival with a totally wicked edge, has been confirmed to take place on August 15th, 16th and 17th 2014 at a 50,000 capacity site in the South East of England, to be announced soon.  Yes you did read that right …

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Hellfest 2013 second announcement!

Hellfest have released their second instalment of bands for the 2013 event. As promised, here is the second announcement of 34 more bands, in addition to the first 50 names … The new confirmed bands are : ZZ TOP HELLOWEEN – SAXON – KREATOR – IMMORTAL – AT THE GATES …

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Hammerfest 5 – day splits announced!

Hammerfest 5 – In Fear Of The Dragon day splits have been announced. Hammerfest starts on the 14th through to the 17th March 2013 at Haven Hafan Y Môr Holiday Park, Pwllheli, North Wales.   THURSDAY: Sister Sin Sacred Mother Tongue Jaguar Vicsous Nature Dyscarnate Black Acid Souls The Goddamn …

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HOBGOBLIN presents Bloodstocks Metal 2 The Masses

Hobgoblin is excited to unveil its electrifying new partnership with Bloodstock Open Air Festival. The collaboration sees both parties teaming up to bring METAL 2 THE MASSES at Bloodstock 2013, offering breaking bands the chance to perform on the Newblood Stage. The road show, aptly titled ‘Hobgoblin presents Bloodstock’s METAL …

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Watchet Festival Announce First Headline Acts for 2013

WATCHET LIVE FESTIVAL, West Somerset’s largest outdoor music event, have announced the first headline acts for its seventh successive year. With their Teddy Boy style and their incredible back catalogue of twenty three Top 40 hits, Showaddywaddy are the perfect band to headline the ‘retro’ Friday night at Watchet Festival. …

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Les-Fest 2013 more bands announced!

Hot on the heals of announcement number 2 we are pleased to bring you our 3rd instalment of announcements and we are really pulling out the stops to make this the best award winning Rock and Metal Festival, Scotland has ever seen. Sparing no expense we fly across the North …

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Hellfest 2013 – First bands announced

You’ve been waiting for the first announcement for a long time and today, we’re finally revealing the first bands that will play at the Hellfest 2013 ! KISS (exclusive French date and first headliner announced!) TWISTED SISTER – ACCEPT – KORN – STONESOUR – BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE – VOLBEAT …

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Bloodstock announce more bands for 2013 Festival

Fresh from their site, hot off the press, say what you will… Bloodstock continues to hit home run after home run with another set of crowd pleasers. AVANTASIA Confirmed as Saturday SPECIAL GUESTS and a Debut and ONLY UK show! KATAKYLSM, EX DEO and WHITECHAPEL added to the Ronnie James …

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