Friday, October 28, 2011

Festival Updates 28/10

2011
Christmas Metal Geiselwind (DE) - Equilibrium
Eindhoven Metal Meeting (NL) - Benighted, Alestorm, Necrophobic

2012
Hammerfest (UK) - Amon Amarth, Wizard, The Painted Smiles, Kyrbgrinder, Inferno, Gentlemen of Distorted Sound, Trucker Diablo, Savage Outlaw, Spirytus
Roadburn (NL) - Pelican, Dragged Into Sunlight, Aun, Church of Misery, Ancestors, Horisont, Christian Mistress, Tombs, Bob Wayne
Rock Hard (DE) - Girlschool, Unleashed, Graveyard
Summer Breeze (DE) - Sick of It All, Napalm Death, Subway To Sally

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Inferno Festival launch Swiss edition

Norway's Inferno Metal Festival, traditionally held at multiple venues in Oslo in April, have launched a Swiss edition to take place in March 2012 in Lausanne.

The first confirmed bands for the event are:
Meshuggah
Borgne
1349
Kruger

Tickets are on sale for the first day (Friday March 9) only at the moment. Tickets for the Saturday and two-day passes for both days will go on sale soon. Full details are online here.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Latest Reviews Update 25/10

Chickenfoot - III by Andy Lye
Threat Signal - Threat Signal by James Donovan
Memory Driven - Animus by Andy Lye
Doogie White - As Yet Untitled by Andy Lye
Johnny Winter - Roots by Andy Lye
Sweden Rock Festival 2011 by Andy Lye
Sepultura - Kairos by Brad Sanders
Rwake - Rest by Brad Sanders
Cloak of Altering - The Night Comes Illuminated With Death by Brad Sanders
Black Country Communion - Live Over Europe by Andy Lye

Monday, October 24, 2011

First announcements from Sweden Rock and Bang Your Head!!!

As well as being the the on-sale date of tickets for the 2012 edition of Sweden Rock, today also beings the first bands to be confirmed for the event, as follows:

Mötley Crüe
Edguy
Blue Öyster Cult
Dimmu Borgir
Gamma Ray
Pentagram
Danko Jones

As always, to coincide with the on sale date for next year, today we also present our report from this year's festival.

Meanwhile, in Balingen, Germany the Bang Your Head!!! festival have also confirmed the first bands for their 2012 event:

Arch Enemy
Primal Fear
The Devil's Blood
Vanderbuyst
Sister
Atlantean Kodex

Friday, October 21, 2011

Festival Updates 21/10

2012
Hammerfest (UK) - Exodus, Achren, Arthemis, Chemicals of Democracy
Wacken (DE) - Saturnian
Roadburn (NL) - Ulver, Jesu, White Static Demon, JK Flesh, Final
Party.San (DE) - Incantation, Rompeprop

Additionally, Behemoth have been confirmed for all nine Metalfest Open-Airs.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Festival Updates 17/10

2012
RockHarz (DE) - Blind Guardian
Roadburn (NL) - Dopethrone
Metalcamp (SL) - Sabaton, Heathen, Korpiklaani, Paradise Lost, Kataklysm
Metalfest Austria/Germany East/Germany West/Croatia - Death Angel, In Extremo

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Latest Reviews Update 16/10

DoomSword - The Eternal Battle by Andy Lye
Nachtblut - Antik by James Donovan
Eric Sardinas - Sticks & Stones by Andy Lye
Gary John Barden - Eleventh Hour by Andy Lye
Thulcandra - Under A Frozen Sun by James Donovan
Evile - Five Serpent's Teeth by Andy Lye
Visions of Atlantis - Maria Magdalena by James Donovan
Mpire of Evil - Creatures of The Black by Andy Lye

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Latest Reviews Update 13/10

Anterior - Echoes of The Fallen by James Donovan
Derek Sherinian - Oceana by Andy Lye
Diamond Plate - Generation Why? by James Donovan
Van Canto - Break The Silence by James Donovan
Mojobone - Crossroad Message & Tales From The Bone by Andy Lye
Karl Demata Band - Cross The Mountain by Andy Lye
Revocation - Chaos of Forms by James Donovan
The Living Fields - Running Out of Daylight by James Donovan
Insomnium - One For Sorrow by James Donovan
Iced Earth - Dystopia by Andy Lye

Sunday, October 02, 2011

The Treatment live photos

Live photos from The Treatment's set on the Metal Hammer Stage at the High Voltage Festival in Victoria Park, London, England on July 24, 2011 are now online here.

Festival Updates 2/10

2012
Roadburn (NL) - Coroner, Anekdoten, Leaf Hound, Virus, Dark Buddha Rising, Hexvessel, Gnod, Necro Deathmort, Spiders, Bongripper, Necros Christos, Fleshpress
Helsinki Metal Meeting (FI) - Edguy, Stam1na, Swallow The Sun, ICS Vortex
Ragnarök (DE) - King of Asgard
Metalfest Open-Air Austria/Croatia/Germany East/Germany West - Powerwolf
Metalfest Switzerland - Vader

Saturday, October 01, 2011

Evile live photos from London

Live photos from Evile's Five Serpent's Teeth album launch show at The Garage in London, England on September 29, 2011 are now online here.