Metal Festival News And Information

By Jamie Giberti, 28th January 2019 Download, Festival News, News

Well, the Download Festival team have just reduced us all to a bunch of gibbering wrecks with their latest announcement for Download 2019. One of the greatest collection of bands ever unveiled in a single Donington announcement boasts heavy hitters in all kinds of sub-genres of rock and metal. Topping… Read More »

By Jon Stickler, 23rd January 2019 Bloodstock, Festival News, News

Powerwolf and Soulfly are among the latest acts to be announced for this year’s Bloodstock line up. The German power metallers, who released their seventh album ‘The Sacrament of Sin’ last summer, have landed the coveted main stage special guest slot on Friday, while Max Cavalera and co. step into a Ronnie… Read More »

By Connor Morris, 17th January 2019 Festival News, News, Slam Dunk

Slam Dunk have just added another 10 bands to their already stacked line up for the May bank-holiday weekend! Joining the likes of Glassjaw, Gallows, Knocked Loose and Turnstile on the Impericon stage are visceral outfit Cancer Bats, hardcore supergroup Angel Du$t and American powerhouses The Bronx who certainly seem like they’ll be… Read More »

By Sam Savigny, 31st December 2018 Features, Festival News

111 days til Roadburn (at least at time of writing)! As a new year approaches, it’s time to start getting excited about one of the world’s best and most respected festivals. Taking place from April 11th to 14th in the humble Dutch town of Tilburg is the latest edition of… Read More »

By Jack Fermor-Worrell, 28th November 2018 Festival News, Gig Reviews, News, Reading and Leeds

After a rather excellent first day that saw chaotic sets the likes of Hollywood Undead, Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes, Billy Talent and Lowlives bring a much-needed dose of rock to proceedings, the second day of this summer’s Leeds Festival looked set to be a bit more of a relaxed affair,… Read More »