Maryland Deathfest to Return in 2024


Gorguts at MDF 2014, photo by Hillarie Jason Photography

In a statement posted on social media, Maryland Deathfest has announced they will return! After a hiatus for 2023 the fest will return from May 23rd to May 26th, 2024. In a message to fans the co-founders of MDF discussed the hiatus and the the return as well as new dates for 2024. MDF 2024 will be their 20th fest in Baltimore. They did announce that aftert the upcoming London Desertfest, they are discontinuing all other festivals they have put on, Netherlands Deathfest, California Deathfest, and more will be no more. You can read a statement from the co-founders Ryan and Evan, below. MDF has operated for almost 20 years, put on 19 fests, and expanded to a global footprint, all while giving a greater voice to Death Metal, Avant-Garde Metal, Stoner Doom, and more genres, perhaps as much or more than any fest in the world. Continue reading


Maryland Deathfest and Their Related Metalfests to Go On Hiatus in 2023


Gorguts at MDF 2014, photo by Hillarie Jason Photography

In a statement posted on social media, Maryland Deathfest is going on hiatus after the next MDF event in May 2022. That means in 2023 all of their related festivals are going on hiatus, including MDF, Netherlands Deathfest, California Deathfest, and more. You can read a statement from the co-founders Ryan and Evan, below. MDF has operated for almost 20 years, put on 19 fests, and expanded to a global footprint, all while giving a greater voice to Death Metal, Avant-Garde Metal, Stoner Doom, and more genres, perhaps as much or more than any fest in the world. Continue reading


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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