Metal Festival News And Information

By Jamie Giberti, 16th June 2010 Download, Festival News, News

[ad] Anyone who thought Unearth on Friday afernoon (or any of the bands from the boardies tent on Thursday night) were the opening band of the 2010 Download Festival can think again. Harrow hardcore-metal five piece Here Lies Affliction got the jump on everyone (including the Download security for awhile)… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 7th June 2010 Download, News

Continuing on from the choices Chris made, Jamie has also picked his top 5 bands to see at Download, along with a few honourable mentions and even a couple of small festival tips! Check it out below: 1)Megadeth If there’s one band you have to see at Download 2010, it’s… Read More »

Ronnie James Dio Loses His Fight With Stomach Cancer

By Jamie Giberti, 16th May 2010 Festival News, News

We are very sorry to report that the legendary Ronnie James Dio of Dio, Black Sabbath and Heaven and Hell has passed away after his fight with stomach cancer. His wife Wendy posted the sad news on his official website earlier today. [ad] All of us at rocksins would… Read More »

Korn and Rob Zombie to Co-Headline Mayhem Fest 2010

By Neil, 20th January 2010 Festival News, News

Well, evidently someone sold their soul to make this bizarre rumor become reality. For the last several weeks it was rumored that Korn would be one of the headlining acts for this year’s Mayhem Festival but many of us were hoping it was nothing more than PR bullshit. This morning… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 13th January 2010 Bloodstock, Festival News

French metal juggernauts Gojira have confirmed that their only UK appearance of 2010 is to take place on the opening night of Bloodstock 2010. The last we heard from Gojira they were taking 2010 off after 10 years on the road with very few breaks, but this news clearly shows… Read More »