Metal Festival News And Information

By Jamie Giberti, 8th February 2017 Download, Festival News, News

As far as festival announcements go, you don’t get much bigger than this. The 2017 Download Festival have only gone and added a whopping FORTY EIGHT bands to the line up for this years’ event. There are some huge bands in this announcement so it’s tough to know where to… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 2nd February 2017 Bloodstock, Festival News, News

In a week FULL of festival announcements from the UK’s major alternative festivals, it is only fitting that Bloodstock Open Air 2017 join the party by announcing another four bands for this year’s edition. First up, Sweden’s wonderful melodic death metal act Soilwork will be gracing the Ronnie James Dio… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 29th January 2017 Festival News, News

In the last half an hour, it’s been announced that the two headliners for the 2017 ArcTanGent Festival are none other than Converge and Explosions In The Sky! The news was revealed by Radio One’s Dan P Carter in an exclusive on the Radio One Rock Show, an announcement that… Read More »

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 »