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Ozzy Osbourne and Corey Taylor announce combination metal festival

Ozzy Osbourne and Corey Taylor announce combination metal festival

Ozzy Osbourne and Slipknot had a press conference yesterday (May 12th) to announce that they will be combining their two festivals, Ozzfest and Knotfest, into one epic weekend called “Ozzfest Meets Knotfest” in San Bernardino, California on September 24th and 25th. They will be having guests such as Black Sabbath, Slipknot, Disturbed, Megadeth, Anthrax and much more. This is going to be one of the most insane music festivals to date and will be Black Sabbath’s last concert appearance in […]

Philip H. Anselmo’s HOUSECORE HORROR FESTIVAL Announces Official Film Lineup And Second Stage Bands

Philip H. Anselmo’s HOUSECORE HORROR FESTIVAL Announces Official Film Lineup And Second Stage Bands

In just a little over a month, Philip H. Anselmo’s HOUSECORE HORROR FEST will terrorize San Antonio. Now in its third year of audio and visual pandemonium, this year’s multi-stage gore gala will take place at the Aztec Theater, The Korova and the Holiday Inn Riverwalk Hotel on November 13th -15th, 2015 and features three film-screening rooms, multiple vendors, special artist signings, the return of The Metal Masters And Horror panel with special appearances from performing bands and legendary filmmakers […]

ARCH ENEMY Announces Additional Dates For The 2015 “Summer Slaughter Tour”

ARCH ENEMY Announces Additional Dates For The 2015 “Summer Slaughter Tour”

As previously announced, extreme metal titans ARCH ENEMY will return to North America this July/August to headline the 2015 installment of “Summer Slaughter”! Featuring BORN OF OSIRIS, VEIL OF MAYA, THE ACACIA STRAIN, OBSCURA, AFTER THE BURIAL, CATTLE DECAPITATION, and BEYOND CREATION as support, this tour will mark the band’s second North American run on this album cycle – but the first stateside trek to feature new guitarist Jeff Loomis. A trailer for the “Summer Slaughter Tour” can be viewed […]

ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL Launches “Get One, Give One” in Honor of U.S. Military Personnel

ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL Launches “Get One, Give One” in Honor of U.S. Military Personnel

BEGINNING TODAY, May 22 @ 10:00am Local Time: For every ticket purchased, a ticket will be donated to a military service member in your city! www.rockstarmayhemfest.com   2015 Line-Up: SLAYER King Diamond HELLYEAH, The Devil Wears Prada, Whitechapel Thy Art Is Murder, Jungle Rot, Sister Sin, Sworn In Shattered Sun, Feed Her To The Sharks, Code Orange, Kissing Candice Watch the Official 2015 ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL Sizzle Reel Here The world’s biggest heavy music touring festival, the 8th […]

OZZFEST JAPAN Returns November 21  & 22 With Headlining Performances From Ozzy Osbourne & Friends And Korn

OZZFEST JAPAN Returns November 21 & 22 With Headlining Performances From Ozzy Osbourne & Friends And Korn

OZZFEST JAPAN–the first major international music festival to ever travel to Japan–will return to Makuhari Messe arena (just outside of Tokyo) Saturday, November 21 and Sunday, November 22.  The two-day festival will feature headlining performances from two OZZFEST veterans: festival namesake Ozzy Osbourne (who will perform as Ozzy & Friends) and Korn.  Evanescence is the first additional act to be announced for a festival bill that will include more than 22 performers.  OZZFEST JAPAN–a collaboration between Sharon Osbourne and Japanese […]

METALLICA, MUSE & KISS To Play Rock Im Revier

METALLICA, MUSE & KISS To Play Rock Im Revier

METALLICA (Friday, May 29), MUSE (Saturday, May 30), KISS (Sunday, May 31) and many, many more acts will come to the Veltins-Arena at Schalke from May 29 to 31 as ROCK IM REVIER comes to the Ruhr Valley (Revier). The former “Der Ring – Grüne Hölle Rock” Festival moves away from the Nürburgring – and Rock fans everywhere are the winners! The reason for the relocation of the festival is the breach of contract by Capricorn NÜRBURGRING GmbH, the site […]

DRAGONFORCE Confirmed For RockFels 2015

DRAGONFORCE Confirmed For RockFels 2015

The next highlight for the RockFels festival 2015 can be announced: The crazy power metallers of Dragonforce will fight out their lunatic guitar duels at the Loreley. For almost 15 years now, the London sextet around guitar wizards Herman Li and Sam Totman is infamous for regularly breaking the sonic barrier. With band classics like “Valley Of The Damned”, “Operation Ground And Pound” and of course “Through The Fire And Flames”, they will once again ensure dropped jaws at the […]

Persian Metal Festival 2015: Peace, Love & Rock in the Middle East

Persian Metal Festival 2015: Peace, Love & Rock in the Middle East

In 1915 the Battle of Gallipoli wreaked havoc on Çanakkale, Turkey. The brutal war left over 100,000 Australian, European and Turkish soldiers dead in its wake, but resulted in the formation of the Republic of Turkey. On the 100th anniversary of this carnage, March 28th-29th 2015, rock and metal bands from all corners of the Middle East are coming together at the very battlegrounds to forgo their differences and celebrate their love of heavy music at Persian Rock & Metal […]

Neurotic Deathfest Announces Hate Eternal, Devourment, Broken Hope And More

Neurotic Deathfest Announces Hate Eternal, Devourment, Broken Hope And More

Europe’s premier indoor extreme metal festival, Neurotic Deathfest, has announced new names for the 2015 installment, set to take place at 013 venue in Tilburg, Netherlands on April 17-19, 2015. Eleven new acts are confirmed, including Hate Eternal, Devourment and Nader Sadek. The organization earlier confirmed heavywheight acts such as Bloodbath and Immolation. Tickets are available through neuroticdeathfest.com. (Dutch Press Release can be found below) Helmed by founder, guitarist/vocalist, primary songwriter and acclaimed producer Erik Rutan, Hate Eternal has been […]

Blastfest Announce Final Bands Including WATAIN

Blastfest Announce Final Bands Including WATAIN

The lineup announcements had to come to an end eventually and Blastfest have now revealed the final 3 bands to the main lineup. But that’s not to say what you see on the burgeoning Blastfest poster is all that’s happening. No, no, no, there will be more! There’s already a lineup that would bring tears to the eyes of even the toughest metalhead with bands such as Demilich, Satyricon, Decapitated, Paradise Lost, At The Gates & Moonsorrow… and just last week a […]

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