Blind Guardian, Parkway Drive, Lamb of God, Stone Temple Pilots, Kreator, The Winery Dogs, Sepultura, Testament, Skid Row and More Booked for the First Summer Breeze Festival in Brazil


 

 

the legendary Summer Breeze Festival will have its first ever event in Brazil in 2023. The first edition of Summer Breeze Open Air in Brazil, which will take place on April 29th and 30th, 2023 at the Memorial da América Latina (SP), has announced new headliners! Blind Guardian, Parkway Drive, Lamb of God, Stone Temple Pilots, Kreator, The Winery Dogs, Sepultura, Testament, Skid Row, and many more will perform!

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Furnace Fest 2023 Books The Callous Daoboys, Foreign Hands, Gorilla Biscuits, and Training for Utopia


 

Since its comeback, Furnace Fest has been wildly successful, reuniting old and defunct bands and booking tremendous lineups. The fest has announced their first four bands for 2023: The Callous Daoboys, Foreign Hands, Gorilla Biscuits, and Training for Utopia. More bands tba. Furnace Fest 2023 takes place at the haunted grounds of Sloss Furnaces, September 23rd-25th, 2023 in Birmingham, Alabama! Continue reading


Graspop Metal Meeting Books Pantera, Slipknot, Disturbed, Amon Amarth, Arch Enemy, Kreator, Meshuggah, Gojira, Parkway Drive, Testament, Voivod, and More


Pantera, Disturbed, Amon Amarth, Arch Enemy, Architects, Behemoth, Kreator, Meshuggah, Gojira, Parkway Drive, Testament, Voivod are among the 103 artists who have been added to the 26th edition of the Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 15-18, 2023 in Dessel, Belgium. Tickets are on sale tomorrow at the links below. Continue reading


Arctangent Festival 2023 Books Deafheaven, The Fall Of Troy, Cave In, Igorrr, Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, Elder, Russian Circles, Svalbard, Brutus, Jaga Jazzist, and More


Arctangent Festival has announced a second wave of bands for the 2023 event! Among the new names on the bill include Deafheaven (performing Sunbather, UK exclusive), The Fall Of Troy, Cave In, Igorrr, Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, Elder, Russian Circles, Svalbard, Brutus, Jaga Jazzist, And So I Watch You From Afar, and more. ATG dates are 16th,17th,18th,19th for August 2023 and tickets are on sale at the link below. The festival had already announced bands such as Bicurious, Conjurer, Dvne, Five the Hierophant, Hippotraktor, Scalping, and Skin Failure.

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System Of A Down, Korn, Deftones, Incubus, Evanescence, Turnstile, Chevelle, Coal Chamber, Flyleaf, Mr. Bungle and More are Booked for Sick New World Fest in 2023


 

System Of A Down, Incubus, Korn, Evanescence and Deftones will headline Sick New World Festival, a new music festival in 2023 featuring some of the biggest names in nu-metal. Among the dozens of bands on the bill, it will mark the reunions of both Flyleaf with lacey Sturm and Coal Chamber. The event will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2023 at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds in Las Vegas, Nevada. This was the site of the recent When We Were Young Festival, that was forced to cancel one day of the fest due to high winds.

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Arctangent Festival Books Scalping, Conjurer, DVNE, Hippotraktor, Skin Failure, Bicurious, Five the Hierophant, and More for 2023


Arctangent Festival 2023 (ATG) has announced its first bands for next years event, with a selection of ‘Greatest Hits’ from 2022, for Wednesday 16th August 2023. These include Scalping (Wednesday headliner), Conjurer, DVNE and more! ATG 2023 dates are 16th/17th/18th/19th August. Tickets are avaialble at the link below. Read our review of the recent event here.

 

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PODCAST: Episode 205: Gavin McInally of Damnation Festival – 2022 Preview


 

We chatted with Damnation Festival Director, co-founder, and booking agent Gavin McInally to preview this weekend’s 2022 festival in Manchester, UK. Gav discussed this year’s festivals, what goes into planning a festival, booking artists to perform exclusive sets (Converge, Godflesh, Pig Destroyer, At The Gates), how the fest pivoted to new headliners when they lost one (Ministry), booking the “Night of Salvation” event, the move from Leeds to Manchester, the current state of the UK heavy music scene, and more!

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Suicidal Tendencies, The Black Dahlia Murder, EyeHateGod, Incantation, Mizmor, Fuming Mouth and More are Booked for Decibel Metal and Beer Fest Philly 2023


 

Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly has announced its flagship event for 2023, taking place once again at The Fillmore in Philadelphia. Taking place April 14-15, 2023, co-headlining the festival are Suicidal Tendencies (performing a special 40th anniversary set of the S/T album + hits) and the return of The Black Dahlia Murder. Joining them will be EyeHateGod, Incantation, Mizmor, Frozen Soul, All Out War, Undeath, and more! Tickets go on sale this Friday October 21st, 2022.

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: RPM FEST 2022 – Live at Millers Falls Rod and Gun Club


RPM Fest… three days in the woods at Millers Falls Rod and Gun Club in Montague, Massachusetts of Western MA with all of the homies, great food, great drinks, yard games, drag bingo, metal yoga, karaoke, and more metal, punk, and ska music than you can shake a battle vest at. It’s been two years since RPM Fest happened due to the ongoing pandemic. But this year it was able to make its mighty return as the official end-of-summer send-off party that it is known to be, this past Labor Day Weekend.

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The Weekly Ritual Rock and Metal News Show 9-30-22 – All Rise Edition


 

Check out our weekly news show! 📰 We cover the major stories of the week in heavy music, rock, and metal news, tour dates, and festivals, New Music Friday, and more!

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