Festival Announcements

The major rock and metal festivals and events :-)

BLOODSTOCK reveal RAM GALLERY exhibitors & after hours entertainment

BLOODSTOCK is excited to unveil details of 2019’s onsite RAM Gallery, one of the more unique elements that sets BLOODSTOCK apart from other festivals.  Festival founder and globally renowned artist, Paul Raymond Gregory created the onsite RAM Gallery in 2014 and each year the purpose-built structure showcases not only some …

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Preston to hold first ever metal day festival – Voyage of the Damned

Madhouse Music Events brings Preston’s first ever metal day festival this October. Voyage of the Damned festival will feature 9 acts including RedRum, Ward XVI and Footprints In The Custard to name a few. This day event will be held at 53 Degrees, Preston on Saturday 26th October. Tickets are …

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Grief Ritual win slot at Bloodstock 2019

New post-hardcore titans on the block, GRIEF RITUAL have won Metal 2 The Masses in their first attempt and secured themselves a place at BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL 2019! Grief Ritual are a quartet hailing from South West England, marrying together elements of post-hardcore, mathcore and screamo. Their brute force intensity, pummelling, …

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SOS Festival 2019 Stage times

SOS Festival 2019 announce day by day stage times: Tickets are available now via our own website at www.sosfestival.net https://www.facebook.com/sosfestivalmanchester/ Prices are the same as in 2018:  Weekend £20 Friday £10 Saturday £10 Sunday £10 All ages welcome

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Stonedeaf Festival 2019, One Day, One Stage, One monster show returns on 24th August 2019 at Newark Showground !

Stonedeaf Festival 2019

GLENN HUGHES Special Guests: INGLORIOUS, PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS, WAYWARD SONS, GEOFF TATE, DIAMOND HEAD, THE AMORETTES, MASSIVE (AUS), SAMARKIND NEWARK SHOW GROUNDS, SATURDAY, AUGUST 24TH 2019   Stonedeaf 2019 is a one day, one stage, rock festival and has been cited as one of the UK’s friendliest …

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SOS Festival 2019 – Full Day by day Line-up announced

SOS Festival takes place each year at Longfield Centre, Prestwich. 2019 will be our 12th edition and with the bar set incredibly high in 2018. The work is on to deliver another killer line-up over three days, between 12 – 14 July 2019. The superb Quireboys who are celebrating 35 …

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Bloodstock unveils Jager Stage acts and more Metal 2 The Masses winners

There’s just 8 weeks until BLOODSTOCK’s metal weekender gets underway and BLOODSTOCK HQ have now locked in some of the bands for 2019’s Jagermeister Stage. Belfast’s SKYPILOT bring their heavy riffs and groove to Catton Park’s Jager stage on Friday, joined by Leicester grunge/hard rock outfit, GRAVES and blues metal …

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Ramblin’ Man Fair – Announce Final Stage Headliner

Kenny Wayne Shepherd (Outlaw Country Stage Headliner) – There are few artists whose names are synonymous with one instrument and how it’s played in service to an entire genre. Utter the phrase “young country blues rock guitarist” within earshot of anyone with even a cursory knowledge of the modern musical vanguard and …

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Latest update from Bloodstock

BLOODSTOCK have locked down the last handful of Ronnie James Dio main stage and Sophie Lancaster stage bands, as the Metal 2 The Masses finals roll through the UK to find the best of the grass roots to flesh out the New Blood stage. BLOODSTOCK can also reveal that a …

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One month to go till Download 2019

In just one month, Download Festival, the world’s premier rock event, is set to welcome approximately 100,000 music fans to the hallowed grounds of Donington for a jam-packed weekend of legendary bands, entertainment, comedy, WWE wrestling and mindfulness at the UK’s largest single site festival. The three-day extravaganza headlined by …

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Bloodstock Goes Greener

A message from UK festival BLOODSTOCK… Following along from 2018’s ‘Drastic On Plastic’ initiative, this year we’re committing to the ‘BLOODSTOCK Goes Greener’ campaign which got the best price skip bins services! This year we aim to recycle at least 50% of the festival’s waste and send nothing at all …

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Download festival announces midfulness programme – Mind the dog

Download Festival, the world’s premiere rock event, has announced that a full mindfulness programme will be implemented in 2019 for the first time. Announced ahead of Mental Health Awareness week next month, the Mind The Dog initiative will run morning, afternoon, and evening sessions where rockers can share a fully …

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Ramblin’ Man Fair – Line Up Announcement

CHEAP TRICK (Saturday Planet Rock Main Stage Special Guest) – Rock N’ Roll Hall of Famers are coming to Ramblin’ Man Fair. Cheap Trick may be one of the most covered bands of all time. Since the 70’s they’ve been blending elements of pop, punk and even metal in a way …

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BLOODSTOCK READIES M2TM FINALS AND ANNOUNCES SIX MORE BANDS

BLOODSTOCK is pleased to reveal another six bands joining the fray at Catton Park this summer, hailing from not just the UK, but also Spain, Finland, and Egypt! The Metal 2 The Masses finals kick off soon too, so make plans to support your local event detailed below and you might even get to …

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Cornwall Rocks – Breaking the Sound Barrier!

Brand new three day festival to be launched later this year….. Solid Entertainments is delighted to announce that Cornwall Rocks will be held at Tencreek Holiday Park in Looe on 15th, 16th and 17th November 2019  The line-up for our first rock festival in Cornwall had to tick all the right boxes.  With The Quireboys, Diamond Head and Massive Wagons headlining plus fifteen other very different, but …

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