Wongraven Wine Tasting Event By Satyricon Frontman Returns To Inferno Festival

Once again, Satyricon frontman Satyr Wongraven’s Wongraven Wine Tasting event will return to this years’ Inferno Metal Festival in Oslo, NO this March. As an extension of Satyr’ Wongraven Wines, he will lead a tasting and discussion exploring his passion and gift for winemaking. These events sell out yearly, so get your tickets now. Inferno Metal Festival is the longest running and most extreme metal festival in Norway and one of the most important metal festivals in the world. Continue reading

Blood Incantation, Un, and Osi And The Jupiter Booked For Fire In The Mountains Fest

 

Fire In The Mountains has booked another mini-wave of new bands for the 2019 festival. Blood Incantation, Un and Osi and The Jupiter have all joined the bill. This is in addition to last week’s announcement of The Ruins Of Beverast, Saor, and Munly And The Lupercalians, FITM takes place July 12th, 13th and 14th outside of Jackson, Wyoming. More bands coming soon! The fest will once again include camping at nearby Heart Six Ranch. Attendees can eat, drink, and camp on location and will also have access to sponsored hiking trips, whitewater rafting, backpacking, fishing, canoeing, horseback rides, and other outdoor activities during daytime hours preceding the musical performances in the evening. This is a unique fest that is really an alternative to any other festival experience in North America. Continue reading

The Ruins Of Beverast, Saor, Munly And The Lupercalians Booked For Fire In The Mountains 2019

Fire In The Mountains, the outdoor metal festival held in Wyoming has announced their first three bands for their 2019 event. The Ruins Of Beverast, Saor, Munly And The Lupercalians are the first of many bands to be booked and announced for the fest taking place July 12th, 13th and 14th with a backdrop of the Rocky Mountains‘ crowning jewel, the Grand Tetons just outside of Jackson, Wyoming. The fest will once again include camping at nearby Heart Six Ranch. Attendees can eat, drink, and camp on location and will also have access to sponsored hiking trips, whitewater rafting, backpacking, fishing, canoeing, horseback rides, and other outdoor activities during daytime hours preceding the musical performances in the evening. This ia unique fest that is really an alternative to any other festival experience in North America. Continue reading

Batshuka Cancels Inferno 2019 Appearance, Aura Noir Joins The Line-up

Excellent kvlt metallers Batushka were recently announced for Inferno Metal Festival in Oslo, Norway. However, they dropped out with no notice this week. Stepping in to replace their will be Aura Noir. The veteran local thrashers join a lineup that includes Opeth, Dimmu Borgir, Hypocrisy, Bloodbath, Taake, 1349, Vomitory, Gaahls Wyrd, Carach Angren and more. The full lineup and ticket options can be seen below. Continue reading

Kniven Bar Stage Announced For Inferno Metal Festival 2019

Already packed with stellar bands, Inferno Metal Festival 2019 will collaborate with Kniven Bar to present their own matinée stage during Inferno Metal Festival 2019, together with DJs and happenings in the bar. Appearing will be Psykopath, Sepulcher, Nekromantheon, and local Oslo band Purple Hill Witch! Kniven Bar is “Oslo’s premier metal dive bar with a heavy focus on craft beer, tasty drinks and lo-fi music.” Tickets for Inferno are on sale now! Continue reading

Bloodbath, Cor Scorpii, And Superlynx Added To Inferno 2019

Swedish death metal supergroup Bloodbath is confirmed to as a new headliner at Inferno Metal Festival 2019, Opeth and Dimmu Borgir. The band consists of members from bands like Paradise Lost, Opeth, Katatonia, and Craft. Also newly confirmed are Cor Scorpii and Superlynx! The full lineup so far and ticket option is listed below. Continue reading

Impaled Nazarene, DVNE Added to Inferno Festival 2019

 

Finnish black metal greats Impaled Nazarene and UK sludge/doom band DVNE have been added to Inferno Festival 2019. The fest already boasts Opeth, Dimmu Borgir, The Black Dahlia Murder, Taake, 1349 and many more. More bands will be announced soon. Check out the full line-up so far below. Continue reading

Opeth Booked For Inferno Metal Festival 2019

Progressive metal giants Opeth have booked a special appearance at Inferno Metal Festival in Oslo, NO in 2019. The festival recently announced such esteemed extreme metal bands as Dimmu Borgir, The Black Dahlia Murder, Taake, 1349 and many more. More bands will be announced soon. Check out the full line-up so far below. Opeth will release Garden of the Titans: Live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on November 2nd via Moderbolaget Records / Nuclear Blast Entertainment. This historic event was captured for the DVD, Blu-Ray and Vinyl formats during their performance May 11th, 2017 at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Denver, CO. Both the DVD and Blu-ray formats include CDs containing the audio as well.

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The Black Dahlia Murder, Inculter And Caronte Booked For Inferno 2019

Europe’s longest running and best black and death metal festival, Inferno 2019, has booked three more impressive bands for next spring. The Black Dahlia Murder, Inculter, and Caronte have been added to the killer lineup that already includes Dimmu Borgir, Taake, 1349, Vomitory, Gaahls Wyrd, Carach Angren, Batushka, Tribulation, and many more. Continue reading

Maryland Deathfest 2018 – Baltimore Maryland

For a metal fan, especially an underground metal fan with a cultured taste, Maryland Deathfest is the holy grail of music festivals. They are metal fans, so they understand metal fans. It has grown by leaps and bounds like a little cottage industry with California Deathfest, Quebec Deathfest, Netherlands Deathfest, Days of Darkness and more to come I’m sure. As I attended my first ever full weekend, I saw incredible bands on my bucket list, met a lot of great people from all over the world, hung out with friends and basically had more fun than I could imagine. It was basically summer camp for die-hard metal fans. No judgments, no fights, no fake kung fu in the mosh pit, just all awesomeness 24/7. Fun for families and even dogs. Plus Natty Bo’s and cheap and delicious street tacos! Continue reading