Metal Festival News And Information

By Jamie Giberti, 12th January 2017 Festival News, News

Ritual Festival in Leeds was already a festival that had attracted our attention. Boasting Emperor man Ihsahn performing his (excellent and engaging) solo material as headliner, and with UK talent such as Conjurer also on the line up, it looked an intriguing new festival. They have now announced some new… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 10th January 2017 Festival News, News, Slam Dunk

Slam Dunk Festival are not hanging around with their 2017 line up. Having already announced some huge acts like headliners Enter Shikari (celebrating the 10th anniversary of Take To The Skies), Don Broco and Bowling For Soup, there’s now another nine bands joining the party. First up are US metalcore… Read More »

By Sam Dignon, 1st January 2017 Bloodstock, Festival News

So Bloodstock festival are wasting no time this year as this morning they announced that Megadeth will be joining Amon Amarth as headliners for Bloodstock 2017. The thrash legends last headlined Bloodstock in 2014 and they will be returning to close out the Sunday night of this years festival. Expect plenty of… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 7th December 2016 Bloodstock, Festival News, News

It’s time for some more bands for Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2017! And once again, the BOA team have lined up some crackers for all of us for next year. Firstly, making their Bloodstock Festival debut in 2017 are Skindred. Veterans of so many brilliant performances at Download and elsewhere,… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 2nd December 2016 Download, Festival News, News

Merry Christmas to us all from the powers that be at Download Festival HQ. Andy Copping and the team have just unveiled an amazing selection of bands for the 2017 Download Festival that will go a long way towards winning over some of the fans who weren’t already convinced by… Read More »