Having a thriving metal scene and more gigs on an area the size of a pinprick on a globe, it’s surprising that the Netherlands doesn’t really have any big outdoor summer metal festivals, like Wacken, Hellfest and Graspop, ever since Dynamo Metalfest called it quits and recently revived in super small-scale all we’ve had is Fortarock. With its three stages and two-day lineup, it’s still charmingly small for the big boys, but it manages to pull impressive headliners and after having taken a break for one year, it sure is back in 2018. Continue reading
Industrial metal legends Ministry has announced another leg of their current headline tour. They continue to support their critically acclaimed album AmeriKKKant with a full U.S. tour this November and December. Joining them are new wave of synthwave cessations Carpenter Brut and industrial act Igorr.