Triptykon, Benediction, Necrophobic And More Booked For Eindhoven Metal Meeting 2018

Triptykon, by Susanne A. Maathuis Photography

Eindhoven Metal Meeting has made their first announcement for 2018 and it’s a big one! Triptykon, Benediction, Necrophobic, Possession, Darvaza, and Izegrim will play the tenth anniversary of the festival this year. More bands announced soon. Taking place on Friday 14 & Saturday 15th of December 2018, at the Effenaar in Eindhoven, NL. Early Bird tickets are already sold out, more combi-ticket options can be found below. Continue reading

Chicago Open Air Goes On Hiatus For 2018, Set To Return Next Year

Chicago Open Air has announced that the festival has gone on hiatus for 2018, and that it will be back for 2019. The festival had already announced their lineup by early March last year for the 2017 edition that featured Korn, Avenged Sevenfold, Rob Zombie, Ozzy Osbourne, KISS, Slayer, Anthrax, Behemoth, Lamb Of God, Pig Destroyer and many more. The fest was considered a success and drew 70,000+ fans to Daytona Park in Bedford, IL, right outside of Chicago. Continue reading

Rockharz Open Air Adds Six More Bands, Tickets On Sale Now

Rockharz Open Air is celebrating 25 years as a festival in 2018. This year’s fest is already loaded with talent and grows all the time, now with six new bands. Joining the lineup headlined by In Flames, Powerwolf, Kreator, and Hammerfall are Bannkreis, Versengold, Winterstorm, Oni, Blind Channel, Manntra with special guest, Michael Rhein (In Extremo). The fest takes place from July 4th to July 7th 2018 in Ballenstedt, Germany. Tickets are on sale now and a sellout is expected. Continue reading

UPDATE: Psycho Las Vegas Lineup Change, YAITW No Longer On The Bill

As Ghost Cult announced last week the 2018 Psycho Las Vegas festival will be taking place from August 17th-19th at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The lineup promised to be a banger, with one notable change, Young And In The Way (YAITW) have canceled their appearance at the fest due to their impending breakup. They were to have played the pre-festival pool party event on August 16th. The festival will announce a replacement soon. Continue reading

Aftershock 2018 Announces Dates, Releases Teaser Trailer

Long-running destination fest for awesome rock and metal, Aftershock Festival is returning next fall to Discovery Park, in Sacramento, California October 13th, and 14th. The weekend-long festival is happening a week earlier than in past years, and a full band announcement is coming on April 9th. Watch the teaser trailer below and see if you can guess who is on the bill! Continue reading

Alestorm, Primal Fear, Ahab And More Added to Rockharz Festival

The 25th Anniversary edition of the Rockharz Festival has added Alestorm, Primal Fear, Ahab, Erdling, Letzte Instanz and Nothgard to the 2018 event. Rockharz takes place next July 4th to July 7th 2018 In Ballenstedt, Germany.

The full lineup for Rockharz 2018 so far includes: Continue reading

Venom, Dark Tranquility, Coroner And More Booked For Eindhoven Metal Meeting

With just over a month to go, the 2017 Eindhoven Metal Meeting approaches The lined up boasts the likes of Venom, Dark Tranquility, Coroner, Carpathian Forest, Master’s Hammer, Destroyer 666 and many more. The full lineup is listed below and tickets are still available but expected to sell out. As always, the “longest-running indoor extreme metal festival” in the Netherlands will take place Friday 15 & Saturday 16th of December 2017 at the Effenaar venue in Eindhoven. Continue reading

Guns N’ Roses Announces European Summer Tour Dates For 2018

Guns N Roses. Photo credit: Katarina Benzova

Already announced as a headliner for Download Festival, Guns N’ Roses have announced a full headline tour of European Festivals and their own shows for next summer. In addition to Donwload Fest in the UK, France and Spain, GNR will also appear at Grasspop Metal Meeting, and more. Full details below. Continue reading

Avenged Sevenfold Announced For Download 2018

Download Festival strikes again with the announcement that Avenged Sevenfold will appear as the second headliner at Download 2018. Ozzy Osbourne was named as the first headliner already. A7X is on tour now supporting their late 2016 release The Stage (Capitol Records). Continue reading

Desertfest 2018 To Announce First Bands This Friday, Earlybird Tickets On Sale

Desertfest London 2017, Falk-Hagen Bernshausen Photography

The highly popular stoner rock and doom metal event of every spring, Deserfest, will announce its first bands this Friday morning. Also, a limited amount of Earlybird passes will be available Friday morning 9 AM BST on a first come first served basis. Continue reading