Download Festival 2023, celebrating 20 years as a festival, is now the festest selling its 20 year history. The early pre-sale tickets are sold-out, but additional tickets will be available next week. The four-day festival (first time ever) is headlined by Metallica, performing two unique headline sets over the weekend with no songs repeated, and will be joined by fellow headliners Slipknot, and Bring Me The Horizon. Over 60 bands announced including Evanescence, Parkway Drive, Disturbed, Pendulum, Architects, Ghost, The Distillers, Placebo, Alexisonfire, Asking Alexandria, Motionless In White, I Prevail, The Blackout (reunion), Fever 333, Stray From The Path, Lorna Shore, Nova Twins, Within Temptation, many and more. General tickets onsale at 10am on
Download Festival 2023, celebrating 20 years as a festival, for announces three headliners over four days for the first ever time. Metallica will perform two unique headline sets over the weekend with no songs repeated, and will be joined by fellow headliners Slipknot, and Bring me Horizon. Over 60 bands announced including Evanescence, Parkway Drive, Disturbed, Pendulum, Architects, Ghost, The Distillers, Placebo, Alexisonfire, Asking Alexandria, Motionless In White, I Prevail, The Blackout (reunion), Fever 333, Stray From The Path, Lorna Shore, Nova Twins, Within Temptation, many and more. General tickets onsale at 10am on
Iron Maiden brought its Legacy of the Beast world tour to the DCU Center in Worcester Massachusetts on October 17th. On this cold, rainy night thousands of Maiden fans were treated to an amazing show. Tour openers Within Temptation started the evening off with a powerful performance as the arena was filling to capacity. Vocalist Sharon den Adel’s phenomenal vocal range and stage presence got the audience amped up. Playing songs off their last album Resist, fans sang along as loud as they could. I had never seen Within Temptation before tonight, but they absolutely gained a new fan.
Two years of waiting and two years in the making… Evanescence and Within Temptation’s are about to kickoff their co-headlining Worlds Collide European tour. Nearly every show is sold out, but limited tickets and VIP packages are still up for grabs. Buy tickets at the link below. Also, watch a new video from Amy Lee and Sharon den Adel, discussing the tour. Continue reading
Evanescence and Within Temptation have announced that their “Worlds Collide” European co-headlining tour has been rebooked for later this year. The trek, which was originally planned for 2020 and later moved to 2021 and then to March/April 2022, will now kick off this fall. All existing tickets and VIP packages will remain valid for the rescheduled dates and all venues remain the same.
Citing caution and COVID restrictions across Europe, Evanescence and Within Temptation have again postponed their co-headline tour to later in 2022. Planned initially for 2020, moved to 2021, and then to this spring, will now take place in the fall of 2022. Evanescence released a statement on the move.
Iron Maiden has announced they will return to North America in 2022 to bring the “Legacy Of The Beast” world tour to yet more cities, many of which the band has not performed in for many years. The show has already been seen by almost two million people across the globe, being hailed by fans and media alike as the most extravagant and visually spectacular performance of the band’s career to date, with a decades-spanning set list of fan favorites. he 2022 tour, produced by Live Nation, will also include some songs from their new studio album “Senjutsu” being played live for the first time. Very special guests on the 2022 dates will be Trivium on all dates between El Paso and Spokane, and then Within Temptation on all dates from Sioux Falls to Tampa.
Within Temptation has dropped a heavy new single, “Shed My Skin” featuring Annisokay! The song is an out and out Metal Anthrem with Sharon den Adel pairing with Annisokay frontmen Rudi Schwarzer and Christoph Wieczorek adding more layers of vocals! Check out the inspirational track now and order it today!
Platinum-selling band Within Temptation has announced a unique VR livestream event, “The Aftermath: A Show In A Virtual Reality.” It takes place July 8th in Europe and July 9th in North anbd South America, and tickets can be purchased at the link below. The band has also announced a new single “Shed My Skin,” out on June 25 — two weeks before the show. For this song, the band has teamed up with German metalcore band Annisokay.
It should come as a surprise to no-one that Omega (Nuclear Blast), the eighth full-length studio release from Dutch symphonic metal act Epica, is another concept-driven album. Formed in 2002, the band are widely known for their ambitious ideas and themes, covering everything from the Mayan civilization to religion, nature, quantum physics and the possibility that the universe is actually digitally created hologram. You know, simple stuff.