Friday, January 27, 2012

Gods of Metal expands from one day to four

Italy's Gods of Metal, originally planned to be a one-day Black Sabbath show in Milan, has expanded to four days, with Guns N' Roses, Mötley Crüe and Manowar taking the other three headlining spots.

The other bands added are:

Within Temptation
Sebastian Bach
Ugly Kid Joe
Killswitch Engage
Black Stone Cherry
August Burns Red

Festival Updates 27/1

Metaltown (SE) - Opeth, Nasum, Kyuss Lives!
Summer Breeze (DE) - Rage, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Municipal Waste, Graveworm, The Unguided, Bullet, Tasters
Neurotic Deathfest (NL) - Anaal Nathrakh, Benighted, Dictated
Metalfest Germany East - Kyuss Lives!, Grand Magus, Witchcraft, Graveyard, Orange Goblin, My Sleeping Karma
Metalfest Germany West - Kyuss Lives!, Grand Magus, Witchcraft, Orange Goblin, My Sleeping Karma
Metalfest Austria - Kyuss Lives!, Grand Magus, Witchcraft, Graveyard, Orange Goblin, My Sleeping Karma
Metalfest Croatia - Grand Magus
Metalfest Italy - Kyuss Lives!, Grand Magus
Metalfest Czech Republic - Grand Magus
Metalfest Poland - Grand Magus
Metalfest Switzerland - Kyuss Lives!, Grand Magus
Sonisphere Finland - Metallica, Machine Head, Amorphis, Gojira, Ghost
Sonisphere Spain - Metallica, Soundgarden, Slayer, Within Temptation, Mastodon, Clutch, Gojira, Children of Bodom, Kyuss Lives!, Orange Goblin, Skindred, Ghost, Vita Imana, Sister

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Festival Updates 24/1

Metal Female Voices (BE) - Krypteria
Sweden Rock - King Diamond, Vdelli, Skyforger, Deals Death, The Gloria Story
Bloodstock (UK) - Nile, Mayhem, Sight of Emptiness
Hellfest (FR) - King Diamond
Metalcamp (SL) - Testament, Epica, Nile
Wacken (DE) - Aura Noir
Neurotic Deathfest (NL) - Vomitory
Brutal Assault (CZ) - At The Gates, Lock Up, Vildhjarta

Friday, January 20, 2012

Festival Updates 20/1

Sweden Rock - Fish
RockHarz (DE) - Suidakra, Betontod, Gernotshagen
Metalfest Germany East - Edugy, Moonspell, Epica, Septicflesh
Metalfest Germany West - Edugy, Moonspell, Septicflesh
Metalfest Austria - Moonspell, Septicflesh
Metalfest Croatia - Moonspell, Septicflesh
Metalfest Poland - Moonspell
With Full Force - Carnifex, Serum 114, Social Distortion

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Festival Updates 19/1

Metaltown (SE) - Mastodon
Brutal Assault (CZ) - Corrosion of Conformity, Sólstafir, Gorguts
Party.San (DE) - Deicide
Sweden Rock - Axe
Graspop (BE) - Megadeth, Kyuss Lives!, Possessed, Jon Oliva's Pain, Young Guns

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Festival Updates 17/1

Sweden Rock - Mastodon
Download (UK) - Soundgarden, Biffy Clyro, Tenacious D, Machine Head, Lamb of God, Trivium, Anthrax, Devin Townsend Project, You Me At Six, Little Angels, Devildriver, Chase And Status, Ugly Kid Joe, August Burns Red
Hammerfest (UK) - Diamond Plate, Ravenface, Waylander, Elimination, Dripback, Let's Play God, Black Rose, Pagan Altar, Blitzkrieg, The Sanity Days, One More Victim, Flame Fracture, Perpetuate, Dirty DC
SWR Metalfest (PT) - Asphyx, Pantheist, Hail of Bullets, Cerebral Bore, Process of Guilt, Eccentric Pendulum, Eak, Holocausto Canibal, Pneuma

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Latest Reviews Update 15/1

This is the first of what will probably be the final three batches of 2011 reviews. This one will be all CD releases, the next one will be all live shows, and there will likely be one more of CDs before we launch full-tilt into the 2012 stuff (the first two of which are in fact already online).

Rote Mare - Serpents of The Church by Andy Lye
Funeral - To Mourn Is A Virtue by Andy Lye
Various - Metal Mania Stripped Across America Live by Andy Lye
Don Airey - All Out by Andy Lye
Buddy Whittington - Six String Svengali by
Unexpect - Fables of The Sleepless Empire by James Donovan
Awake - Forever More by James Donovan
The Last Hangmen - Servants of Justice by James Donovan
Red Fang - Murder The Mountains by Chris Poling
The Man-Eating Tree - Harvest by James Donovan
Grifter - Grifter by Andy Lye
Night In Gales - Five Scars by James Donovan
December Flower - When All Life Ends by James Donovan
Fastway - Eat Dog Eat by Andy Lye
Impaled Existence - These Lifeless Plains by James Donovan

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Festival Updates 11/1

Bloodstock (UK) - Deicide
Sweden Rock - Black Spiders
Summer Breeze (DE) - Morgoth
RockHarz (DE) - Morgoth, Pain

Monday, January 09, 2012

Festival Updates 9/1

Sweden Rock - Ugly Kid Joe
Party.San (DE) - Nile, Sargeist
Brutal Assault (CZ) - Warbringer, Deicide, Vallenfyre, Immolation, Ahumado Granujo
Summer Breeze (DE) - Nile

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Festival Updates 3/1

Headbangers Open-Air (DE) - Riot, Kim La Chance, Black Rose, Eden, Intruder, August Redmoon
ProgPower Europe (NL) - Borealis
Kings of Black Metal (NL) - Moribund Oblivion
Metalcamp (SL) - Sodom