2018 will be the final, full cross-country run of the Vans Warped Tour. Continue reading
Ozzfest Meets Knotfest, the marriage of two of the biggest names ever in music festivals have released a recap video of this last month’s event. You can watch it below: Continue reading
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The Global Citizen Festival took place yesterday at Central Park here in New York City, and while the lineup was packed with popular artists from all over the world, I went for Metallica, and they delivered a short, yet powerful set. Continue reading
Slipknot wrapped up their 2016 North American headlining tour with Marilyn Manson and Of Mice and Men last month, and take a look back in an amazing new wrap up video. Continue reading
Into The Grave Festival, one of the yearly highlights of the heavy music circuit in the Netherlands, took place last weekend in Leeuwarden. A sell-out crowd of over 7,000 people in attendance (not counting bands and crew) witnessed great bands such as headliner Sabaton, Sepultura, Cannibal Corpse, Obituary, Ensiferum, Avatar, Betraying The Martyrs, Audrey Horne, and more lite up the stage.
Exodus has already been confirmed For Into The Grave 2016. Early Bird Tickets are on sale now for Into The Grave and its sister festival City Rock for next year at their website.
Over 40,000 metal, rock and punk fans attended this past weekend’s Heavy Montreal at Parc Jean-Drapeau this past weekend. The 7th annual edition was so successful that next years 8th edition has already been announced, set to take place August 5 to 7, 2016. Acts for Heavy Montreal 2016 are tba.
Headlined by the likes of Slipknot, Korn and Faith No More, 70 bands in total graced four stages. Other bands on the bill included NOFX, Extreme, Iggy Pop, a reunited Alexisonfire, Faith No More’s first performance in Montreal since 1992, and a special set from Marky Ramone and Andrew WK who performed greatest hits of The Ramones to a roaring crowds treated to a more diverse bill more akin to European open air festivals than the typical concerts of North America.
A break down of the fest highlights by the numbers :
- 70 groups
- 17 Canadian groups
- 12 Quebec groups
- 3 days at Parc Jean-Drapeau
- 5 after parties at the Métropolis and the Katacombes
- 4 stages including 2 SAM750s from StageLine – the largest mobile stage in the world
- 4 official HEAVY MONTRÉAL accommodations