Metal Festival News And Information

By Jamie Giberti, 13th December 2017 Festival News, News

Festival announcements are coming thick and fast and we’ve now got the first word from Tech-Fest HQ, as they’ve announced the first bands for the 2018 Tech-Fest! Topping this first announcement is an EU exclusive festival appearance from US deathcore mob The Acacia Strain, who sit atop the bill alongside… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 13th December 2017 Festival News, News, Slam Dunk

A couple of weeks ago, it was revealed that Arizona’s finest original emo rockers Jimmy Eat World were going to headline their first UK festival by topping the bill at Slam Dunk 2018. Then, on Monday, it was announced they had co-headliners in the shape of none other than Good… Read More »

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

In 2018, legendary UK goth rockers The Cure will be marking four decades as a band. Robert Smith and the rest of The Cure will mark this momentus anniversary with a very special one off show, by headlining one of the days of the 2018 British Summer Time Festival in… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 5th December 2017 Bloodstock, Festival News, News

Tis the season…for more bands playing Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2018! Team BOA have added another quartet of bands to the line up for next year’s festival, and this announcement is a proper Christmas cracker. Topping things off this time out are Florida’s power metal maestros Kamelot, who are very… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 29th November 2017 Download, Festival News, News

Seventeen new bands for Download Festival 2018! And there are some huge names and bands of all size among the seventeen new additions. Leading the charge in this second announcement from Andy Copping and the Download Festival powers that be are Alexisonfire! The Canadian post-hardcore royalty last played Download back… Read More »