Thursday, December 31, 2015

The Best of 2015 year-end lists

After much careful consideration each of the Jukebox:Metal staff have drawn up their top 10 albums of the year. Check out the full lists here, with top picks being awarded to Tremonti, With The Dead, Iron Maiden, One Machine, Rush, and Caspian.

December 2015 reviews update

Fozzy - LIVE: Islington Academy, London by Andy Lye
Apocalyptica - LIVE: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London by Andy Lye
Danzig - Skeletons by Andy Lye
Ufomammut - Ecate by Chris Poling
Avatarium - LIVE: The Underworld, London by Andy Lye
Leslie West - Soundcheck by Andy Lye
Vinnie Moore - Aerial Visions by James Abel
Skindred - Volume by Ellis Davis
Jared James Nichols - Highwayman by James Abel
Ghost - Meliora by Andy Lye
Dan Patlansky - LIVE: Borderline, London by Andy Lye
The Dead Daisies - LIVE: The Garage, London by Andy Lye

Festival Updates 31/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Freak Valley (DE)
Confirmed: Graveyard
Full details

Metal Assault (DE)
Confirmed: Blizzen, Evil Invaders, Angel Sword
Full details

Metalfest Czech Republic
Confirmed: Almanac
Full details

Trondheim Metalfest (NO)
Confirmed: Pagan's Mind, Finntroll, Aborted, Wolfheart
Full details

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Festival Updates 29/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Download (UK)
Cancelled: Motörhead
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Motörhead
Cancelled: Motörhead
Full details

Wacken (DE)
Confirmed: Whitesnake, Motörhead, Twisted Sister
Cancelled: Motörhead
Full details

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Festival Updates 23/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Bang Your Head!!! (DE)
Confirmed: Battle Beast
Full details

Inferno (NO)
Confirmed: Månegarm
Full details

Leyendas del Rock (ES)
Confirmed: Lords of Black
Full details

Rock Fest Barcelona (ES)
Confirmed: Twisted Sister, Battle Beast
Full details

Sabaton Open-Air (SE)
Confirmed: D-A-D
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: In The Woods, Versengold
Full details

Tuska Open-Air (FI)
Confirmed: Avantasia
Full details

Wacken Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Lamb of God, Symphony X, Monuments, Panzerballett
Full details

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Tour Updates 22/12

Anthrax
New dates: Graspop Metal Meeting (BE), Allmend Rockt Festival (CH)
Full itinerary

Apocalyptica
New dates: Woodstock Festival (PL), Graspop Metal Meeting (BE), Allmend Rockt Festival (CH)
Full itinerary

Children of Bodom
New dates: Nashville (US), Austin (US), Memphis (US), Jacksonville (US), Tampa (US), St. Louis (US), Corpus Christi (US), Birmingham (US), Lawrence (US)
Full itinerary

Dirkschneider
New dates: London (UK), Manchester (UK), Tallinn (ET), Newcastle (UK), Tilburg (NL), Sheffield (UK), Norwich (UK), Buckley (UK), Heidelberg (DE)
Full itinerary

Exodus
New dates: Mexico City (MX), Karlsruhe (DE), Cham (DE), Slegen (DE), Osnabrück (DE)
Full itinerary

Joanne Shaw Taylor
New dates: London (UK), Manchester (UK), Glasgow (UK), Newcastle (UK), Bristol (UK), Leamington Spa (UK)
Full itinerary

King Diamond
New dates: CopenHell Festival (DK)
Full itinerary

KISS
New dates: Moonstone Music Festival (US)
Full itinerary

Slayer
New dates: Graspop Metal Meeting (BE), Sweden Rock Festival, With Full Force Festival (DE), Allmend Rockt Festival (CH)
Full itinerary

Testament
New dates: Summer Breeze Open-Air Festival (DE)
Full itinerary

Rob Zombie
New dates: Northern Invasion Festival (US)
Full itinerary

Festival updates 22/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Allmend Rockt (CH)
Confirmed: Anthrax, Gojira, Apocalyptica, Ghost, Slayer, Tremonti, The Raven Age, Wild Lies
Full details

Blastfest (NO)
Confirmed: Evig Natt, Sahg, El Caco, In Vain, Vredehammer, Oslo Faenskap
Cancelled: Tristania
Full details

Desertfest (UK)
Confirmed: Pelican, Oranssi Pazuzu, Bast, Blood Ceremony, Stoned Jesus, Lionise, Ohhms, Sunder, Monmouth, Black Pussy, Asteroid, Poseidon
Full details

Durbuy Rock (BE)
Confirmed: Komah, Mondo Drag
Full details

Inferno (NO)
Confirmed: Mysticum
Full details

Neuborn Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Mantar
Full details

Roadburn (NL)
Confirmed: Peter Pan Speedrock, Mondo Drag, Bliksem, Blind Idiot God
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Fear Factory, Pain, Letzte Instanz, Toxpack, The Other, Wolfheart, Nasty
Full details

Wacken Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Blue Oyster Cult, Metal Church, Clutch, Kampfar, Devildriver, Year of The Goat, The Vintage Caravan, Deez Nuts, Insidious Disease, The Beards, Serum 114, Nasty, Watch Out Stampede
Full details

With Full Force (DE)
Confirmed: Slayer
Full details

Friday, December 18, 2015

Festival Updates 18/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Graspop Metal Meeting (BE)
Confirmed: Slayer, Zakk Wylde, Nightwish, Anthrax, Shinedown, Apocalyptica, Tremonti, Moonsorrow, Saxon, Gojira, Raven, Atreyu, Windhand, Heaven Shall Burn, The Amity Affliction, Devil You Know, Turnstile, The Raven Age, Skillet, The Wild Lies, Amaranthe, In The Woods
Full details

Metaltown (SE)
Confirmed: Heaven Shall Burn, Tribulation, Nightrage, Trailer Park Sex, We Dream Alone
Full details

Party.San (DE)
Confirmed: Whiplash, Isvind
Full details

Resurrection (ES)
Confirmed: Bring Me The Horizon, Attila, Thirteen Bled Promises
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Satyricon, Thundermother, Beyond The Black, Skálmöld
Full details

Sweden Rock
Confirmed: Slayer, Shinedown, Halestorm, The Hooters, Soilwork, King Kobra, Grand Slam, Therapy?, Mike Tramp, Eric Sardinas, The Struts
Full details

Tons of Rock (NO)
Confirmed: Ghost, Rival Sons, Tremonti
Full details

Wacken Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Vader, Ektomorf, Immolation, Tuxedo, Sub Dub Micromachine, Sector, Eat The Turnbuckle
Full details

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Festival Updates 16/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Freak Valley (DE)
Confirmed: Spidergawd
Full details

Hamburg Metal Dayz (DE)
Confirmed: Equilibrium, D-A-D, Primordial, Gloryhammer, Orden Ogan
Full details

Headbangers Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Holy Moses
Full details

Ramblin' Man Fair (UK)
Confirmed: Black Stone Cherry, Airbourne, Von Hertzen Brothers, The Graveltones, IO Earth, The Fierce & The Dead, Blurred Lines, The White Buffalo, Frost*
Full details

Resurrection (ES)
Confirmed: Dark Tranquillity, Graveyard, Municipal Waste, Nashville Pussy, Angelus Apatrida, In Mute
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Agnostic Front, Grand Magus, Vader, Mantar, Bury Tomorrow
Full details

Wacken Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Gloryhammer, Elvenking, Sebastien
Full details

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Festival Updates 15/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Bang Your Head!!! (DE)
Confirmed: Satan, Nitrogods, Stallion
Full details

Bloodstock (UK)
Confirmed: Fear Factory, Acid Reign, Symphony X
Full details

M3 Rockfest (US)
Confirmed: Vince Neil, Tesla, Tom Keifer, Kix, Night Ranger, Slaughter, Lynch Mob, Britny Fox, Quiet Riot, Y&T, Firehouse, Enuff Z'Nuff, Adler, Steelheart, Faster Pussycat, Gabbie Rae, Heaven's Edge, Every Monther's Nightmare, 86 Bullets, Bad Seed Rising
Full details

Moonstone (US)
Confirmed: KISS, Def Leppard, Kansas, Scott Stapp, Sebastian Bach, Surfer Blood, Flaming Lips, Vintage Trouble, The White Buffalo, Raveneye
Full details

Northern Invasion (US)
Confirmed: Rob Zombie, Disturbed, KoRn, Shinedown, Chevelle, A Day To Remember, Ghost, Lamb of God, Sixx:A.M., Bring Me The Horizon, Seether, Pop Evil, Sevendust, Clutch, Hellyeah, Babymetal, P.O.D., Black Stone Cherry, Trivium, Asking Alexandria, Parkway Drive, and 17 more
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Devildriver, Illdisposed
Full details

SWR Metalfest (PT)
Confirmed: Violator, Monolord, Misthyrming, Dementia 13, Infra
Full details

Wacken Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Tsjuder, King Dude
Full details

Monday, December 14, 2015

Festival Updates 14/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Brutal Assault (CZ)
Confirmed: Immolation, Parkway Drive, Devildriver, Vektor, Angelcorpse, Tribulation, Disavowed, Iron Reagan
Full details

CopenHell (DK)
Confirmed: King Diamond, Blind Guardian, Decapitated, Beartooth
Full details

In Flammen (DE)
Confirmed: Insanity Alert
Full details

Party.San Metal Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Angelcorpse, Rectal Smegma
Full details

Resurrection (ES)
Confirmed: Madball, No Fun At All, The Casualties, Angel Crew, Frank Carter, Rise of The Northstar, True Mountains
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Testament, D-A-D, Rotten Sound, Obscura, Stick To Your Guns
Full details

Wacken Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Triptykon, Benediction, Marduk, Aura Noir, Bliksem, Hämatom, Bembers, Feuerschwanz, Reliquiae, Monstagon
Full details

Friday, December 11, 2015

Festival Updates 11/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Durbuy Rock (BE)
Confirmed: Moonsorrow, Hangman's Chair
Full details

Gods of Metal (IT)
Confirmed: Gamma Ray
Full details

Soundwave (AU)
Confirmed: Walls of Jericho, Reliant K, Darkc3ll
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Moonsorrow, Psychopunch
Full details

Väsby Rock (SE)
Confirmed: Trixter, Powerwolf, FM, Crunge, Fearless
Full details

Wacken Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Loudness, The Other, Bon Scott
Full details

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Festival Updates 10/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

California Deathfest (US)
Confirmed: Black Breath, Exhumed, Mantar, Hooded Menace, Unholy Grave, Splatterhouse, Mitochondrion, Vastum, Verbal Abuse
Full details

Durbuy Rock (BE)
Confirmed: Pentagram
Full details

Freak Valley (DE)
Confirmed: White Hills
Full details

Gods of Metal (IT)
Confirmed: Sixx:A.M.
Full details

Kaltenbach Open-Air (AT)
Confirmed: Jungle Rot
Full details

Metal Assault (DE)
Confirmed: Grim Reaper
Full details

Ramblin' Man Fair (UK)
Confirmed: Whitesnake, Uriah Heep, Walter Trout, Europe, Ginger Wildheart, Procol Harum, Hawkwind, Hayseed Dixie, King King, Lifesigns
Full details

Resurrection (ES)
Confirmed: Iron Maiden
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Nile, Soilwork, Heart of A Coward, Lost Society
Full details

Wacken (DE)
Confirmed: Snowy Shaw, Therapy?, The Haunted, Fateful Finality, Jesus Chrüsler Supercar
Full details

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Tour Updates 9/12

Anthrax
New dates: Carolina Rebellion Festival (US)
Full itinerary

Avantasia
New dates: São Paulo (BR), RockHarz Festival (DE)
Full itinerary

Children of Bodom
New dates: New York (US), Chicago (US), Houston (US), Dallas (US), Calgary (CA), Philadelphia (US), Los Angeles (US), San Francisco (US), Phoenix (US), Denver (US), Salt Lake City (US), Las Vegas (US), Edmonton (CA), Boston (US), Quebec City (CA), Honolulu (US), Niagara Falls (US), Bangor (US), Moose Jaw (CA), Dawson Creek (CA), Penticton (CA), Bethlehem (US)
Full itinerary

Iron Maiden
New dates: Rock Fest Barcelona (ES), Madrid (ES), Resurrection Festival (ES), Lisbon (PT)
Full itinerary

Megadeth
New dates: Carolina Rebellion Festival (US), New York (US), Chicago (US), Houston (US), Dallas (US), Calgary (CA), Philadelphia (US), Los Angeles (US), San Francisco (US), Phoenix (US), Denver (US), Salt Lake City (US), Las Vegas (US), Edmonton (CA), Boston (US), Quebec City (CA), Honolulu (US), Niagara Falls (US), Bangor (US), Moose Jaw (CA), Dawson Creek (CA), Penticton (CA), Bethlehem (US)
Full itinerary

Queensrÿche
New dates: Charlotte (US), Sioux Falls (US), Pompano Beach (US)
Full itinerary

Rob Zombie
New dates: Carolina Rebellion Festival (US)
Full itinerary

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Festival Updates 8/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Carolina Rebellion (US)
Confirmed: Scorpions, Alice Cooper, Rob Zombie, Lynyrd Skynyrd, ZZ Top, Five Finger Death Punch, Shinedown, Disturbed, Collective Soul, A Day To Remember, Megadeth, Lamb of God, Deftones, Bring Me The Horizon, Cypress Hill, Anthrax, Ghost, Pennywise, Pop Evil, Sixx:A.M., 3 Doors Down, Between The Buried And Me, Black Stone Cherry, Hellyeah, Parkway Drive, Clutch, Sevendust, and 34 more
Full details

Download (UK)
Confirmed: Saxon, Killswitch Engage, Down, Tremonti, Ghost, Gojira, Shinedown, Rival Sons, Skindred, Breaking Benjamin, Delain, Skillet, Havok, Halestorm, Atreyu, Billy Talent, Tesseract, Frank Carter, and 15 more
Full details

Fort Rock (US)
Confirmed: Rob Zombie, Disturbed, Five Finger Death Punch, Shinedown, Bring Me The Horizon, 3 Doors Down, Sixx:A.M., Megadeth, Lamb of God, A Day To Remember, Anthrax, Sevendust, Ghost, Bullet For My Valentine, Pop Evil, Pennywise, Asking Alexandria, Trivium, Red Sun Rising, Saint Asonia, Issues, Avatar, The Glorious Suns
Full details

Leyendas del Rock (ES)
Confirmed: Fear Factory, Whiplash
Full details

MetalDays (SL)
Confirmed: Devildriver, Sacred Reich, Secrets of The Moon, Napalm Death, Arkona, Rossomahaar
Full details

RockHarz (DE)
Confirmed: Avantasia
Full details

Stone Free (UK)
Confirmed: The Darkness
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Eisbrecher, Terror, Arkona, Unleashed, Coppelius
Full details

Wacken (DE)
Confirmed: Saxon, Girlschool, Equilibrium, Negative Approach, John Coffey, Dritte Wahl, Stick To Your Guns, The Goddamn Gallows, Torfrock, 9mm Assi Rock'n'Roll
Full details

Welcome To Rockville (US)
Confirmed: Rob Zombie, Disturbed, Five Finger Death Punch, ZZ Top, Shinedown, Bring Me The Horizon, Hellyeah, Sixx:A.M., Megadeth, Lamb of God, A Day To Remember, 3 Doors Down, Clutch, Bullet For My Valentine, Cypress Hill, Sevendust, Ghost, Anthrax, Pop Evil, Collective Soul, Pennywise, Trivium, Asking Alexandria, Filter, Candlebox, and 22 more
Full details

Saturday, December 05, 2015

Festival Updates 5/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Bloodstock Open-Air (UK)
Confirmed: Slayer
Full details

Durbuy Rock (BE)
Confirmed: Korpiklaani, Ithilien
Full details

FortaRock (NL)
Confirmed: Obituary
Full details

In Flammen (DE)
Confirmed: Malignant Tumour
Full details

Masters of Rock (CZ)
Confirmed: Uriah Heep
Full details

Roadburn (NL)
Confirmed: Converge
Cancelled: Midnight
Full details

Rock Hard (DE)
Confirmed: Sodom, Kadavar, Riot V, Accuser, Black Trip
Full details

RockHarz (DE)
Confirmed: Tankard, Illdisposed, Hackneyed, Axxis
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Lord of The Lost, Dying Fetus, Blues Pills, Iron Reagan, Deez Nuts, Omnium Gatherum
Full details

Tons of Rock (NO)
Confirmed: Megadeth, Pain, Nekromantheon, Eurotrash
Full details

Wacken Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Tarja, The Black Dahlia Murder, Red Fang, 1349, Myrkur, Serious Black
Full details

With Full Force (DE)
Confirmed: Grave, Turnstile, Fallujah, Buster Shuffle
Full details

Tour Updates 5/12

Anthrax
New dates: Rockavaria Festival (DE)
Full itinerary

Iron Maiden
New dates: Milan (IT), Sonisphere Festival (IT), Trieste (IT)
Full itinerary

King Diamond
New dates: London (UK)
Full itinerary

Maiden United
New dates: London (UK)
Full itinerary

Megadeth
New dates: Tons of Rock Festival (NO)
Full itinerary

Rob Zombie
New dates: Rock On The Range Festival (US)
Full itinerary

Testament
New dates: Wacken Open-Air Festival (DE)
Full itinerary

Threshold
New dates: Bang Your Head!!! Festival (DE)
Full itinerary

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Festival Updates 1/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Alcatraz Metal (BE)
Confirmed: Within Temptation, Airbourne, Ministry, Children of Bodom, Devildriver, Lita Ford, Metal Church, Flotsam And Jetsam, Korpiklaani
Full details

Bang Your Head!!! (DE)
Confirmed: Threshold, Leatherwolf, Night Demon
Full details

Bloodstock Open-Air (UK)
Confirmed: Slayer
Full details

In Flammen (DE)
Confirmed: Deströyer 666
Full details

Leyendas del Rock (ES)
Confirmed: Symphony X, Mayhem
Full details

Rock On The Range (US)
Confirmed: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rob Zombie, Disturbed, Shinedown, Five Finger Death Punch, A Day To Remember, Bring Me The Horizon, Megadeth, At The Drive In, Lamb of God, Sixx:A.M., Pennywise, Hellyeah, Ghost, Wolfmother, Steel Panther, and 40 more
Full details

Sonisphere Italy
Confirmed: Iron Maiden
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Parkway Drive
Full details

Wacken Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Testament, Cripper, Drone
Full details

With Full Force (DE)
Confirmed: The Amity Affliction
Full details

Monday, November 30, 2015

November 2015 reviews update

Jimi Hendrix - Freedom: Atlanta Pop Festival by Andy Lye
Gorgoroth - Instinctus Bestialis by Jackson May
Glenn Hughes - LIVE: Electric Ballroom, London by Andy Lye
Pantera - History of Hostility by Andy Lye
Def Leppard - Def Leppard by Andy Lye
Mötley Crüe - LIVE: Wembley Arena, London by Andy Lye
Inglorious - LIVE: Gibson Guitar Showrooms, London by Andy Lye
With The Dead - With The Dead by Andy Lye

Friday, November 27, 2015

Festival Updates 27/11

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Bang Your Head!!! (DE)
Confirmed: Great White, Uriah Heep, Tankard, Sacred Reich, Unleashed
Full details

Dokk'em Open-Air (NL)
Confirmed: Testament, Moonspell
Full details

Inferno (NO)
Confirmed: Scarred
Full details

Party.San (DE)
Confirmed: Nile, Sodom Weak Aside, Mor Dagor
Full details

Sweden Rock
Confirmed: Sabaton, Megadeth, Foreigner, Sixx:A.M., L.A. Guns, Graveyard, Graham Bonnet, Death, Skitarg, Diamond Head, Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats, The Kristet Utseende, Neon Rose
Full details

Tour Updates 27/11

Anthrax
New dates: Nashville (US), Sayreville (US)
Full itinerary

Children of Bodom
New dates: Kortrijk (BE)
Cancelled dates: Brussels (BE)
Full itinerary

Megadeth
New dates: Sweden Rock Festival
Full itinerary

Testament
New dates: Dokk'em Open-Air Festival (NL), Masters of Rock Festival (CZ)
Full itinerary

Monday, November 23, 2015

Festival Updates 23/11

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

FortaRock (NL)
Confirmed: Megadeth, Eluveitie
Full details

Reload (DE)
Confirmed: Arch Enemy, Sodom, Terror, Biohazard, Stick To Your Guns, Die Kassierer, Emil Bulls, Itchy Poopzkid
Full details

Roadburn (NL)
Confirmed: G.I.S.M., Cult of Luna, Blood Ceremony, Black Mountain, Repulsion, Nadraisl, Nyith, Full of Hell, The Body, Bang, John Haughm, Grafir, Behold! The Monolith, Chrch, Night Viper, Sinistro, Hair of The Dog
Full details

RockHarz (DE)
Confirmed: Satyricon, Kampfar, Entombed A.D., Der Weg Einer Freiheit, ASP, Enslaved, Grand Magus, Twilight Force, Gloryhammer, Draconian, Knorkator
Full details

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Tour Updates 19/11

Children of Bodom
New dates: Pratteln (CH)
Cancelled dates: Stuttgart (DE), Oberhausen (DE), Munich (DE), Leipzig (DE), Hamburg (DE), Wiesbaden (DE), Tilburg (NL), Zurich (CH)
Moved venues: Copenhagen (DK)
Full itinerary

Dirkschneider
New dates: Leipzig (DE), Berlin (DE), Munich (DE), Hamburg (DE), Memmingen (DE), Geiselwind (DE), Pratteln (CH), Burglengenfeld (DE), Markneukirchen (DE), Ludwigsburg (DE)
Full itinerary

Megadeth
New dates: Gods of Metal Festival (IT), FortaRock Festival (NL)
Full itinerary

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Festival Updates 17/11

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Bloodstock (UK)
Confirmed: Gojira, Satyricon, Anthrax
Full details

Gods of Metal (IT)
Confirmed: Megadeth, KoRn
Full details

Masters of Rock (CZ)
Confirmed: Apocalyptica, Amon Amarth, Tarja, Eluveitie, Amaranthe, Testament, Korpiklaani, The 69 Eyes, Ensiferum, Rhapsody, Oomph!, Freedom Call, Evergrey, Rotting Christ, Waltari, Kissin' Dynamite, Threshold, Melechesh, Swallow The Sun, Orden Ogan, Thundermother
Full details

Metal Assault (DE)
Confirmed: Liege Lord, Hypnos, Ambush, Septagon
Full details

Metalfest Open-Air (CZ)
Confirmed: Zakk Wylde, Lordi, Epica, Stratovarius, Amorphis, Crematory, Delain, Crucified Barbara, Gloryhammer, Grand Magus, Entombed A.D.
Full details

ProgPower USA
Confirmed: DragonForce
Full details

Rock Hard (DE)
Confirmed: Tankard, The Exploited, Grand Magus
Full details

Sabaton Open-Air (SE)
Confirmed: Therion
Full details

Friday, November 13, 2015

Festival Updates 13/11

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

CopenHell (DK)
Confirmed: Alice Cooper, Megadeth, Dropkick Murphys, Rival Sons, Converge, Clawfinger, Sixx:A.M., Epica, Helhorse, Norma Jean, August Burns Red, Monuments
Full details

Gods of Metal (IT)
Confirmed: Rammstein, KISS
Full details

Graspop Metal Meeting (BE)
Confirmed: Megadeth, Dropkick Murphys, Killswitch Engage, Disturbed, Paradise Lost, Down, Tesseract, Foreigner, Shining, Powerwolf, Obituary, Sixx:A.M., God Dethroned, Firewind, Norma Jean, Thy Art Is Murder, Pennywise, Eisbrecher
Full details

House of Metal (SE)
Confirmed: Dark Tranquillity, Defiatory, Moloken
Full details

Kaltenbach Open-Air (AT)
Confirmed: Impaled Nazarene
Full details

Inferno (NO)
Confirmed: Blood Red Throne
Full details

MetalDays (SL)
Confirmed: Blind Guardian, Testament, At The Gates, Exodus, Dark Funeral, DragonForce, Dying Fetus, Delain, Marduk, Skindred, Graveyard, Electric Wizard, Between The Buried And Me, Die Apokalyptischen Reiter, Orphaned Land, and 64 more
Full details

Metaltown (SE)
Confirmed: At The Gates, Bombus, Katatonia, Black Temple
Full details

Out & Loud (DE)
Confirmed: Pain, Epica, Hatebreed, Caliban
Full details

Resurrection (ES)
Confirmed: The Offspring, Volbeat, Hatebreed, Bullet For My Valentine, Abbath, Entombed A.D., Walls of Jericho, Amenra, The Real McKenzies, While She Sleeps, Desakato, Thy Art Is Murder, Shining, Stick To Your Guns, Crisix, Norma Jean
Full details

Stone Free (UK)
Confirmed: Alice Cooper, Rick Wakeman, Marillion, Blackberry Smoke, Steve Hackett
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: At The Gates, My Dying Bride, Cattle Decapitation, Feuerschwanz, The Word Alive
Full details

Tons of Rock (NO)
Confirmed: Alice Cooper, August Burns Red, Insomnium, Blues Pills, Les Punx, Havok, Krakow, Steak Number Eight
Full details

With Full Force (DE)
Confirmed: Gutalax, Stick To Your Guns, Beartooth, Goitzsche Front
Full details

Tour Updates 13/11

Anthrax
New dates: Download France Festival, Los Angeles (US), Las Vegas (US), Philadelphia (US), New York (US), Dallas (US), Houston (US), Pittsburgh (US), Chicago (US), Detroit (US), Atlanta (US), Austin (US), Kansas City (US), Oklahoma City (US), Grand Rapids (US), Norfolk (US), Silver Spring (US), Indianapolis (US), Wallingford (US), Corpus Christi (US)
Full itinerary

Annihilator
Cancelled dates: Moscow (RU), St. Petersburg (RU)
Full itinerary

At The Gates
New dates: Summer Breeze Festival (DE), Metaldays Festival (SL), Metaltown Festival (SE)
Full itinerary

Exodus
New dates: Metaldays Festival (SL)
Full itinerary

Joe Bonamassa
New dates: Birmingham (UK), Plymouth (UK)
Full itinerary

King Diamond
New dates: Espoo (FI)
Full itinerary

KISS
New dates: Gods of Metal Festival (IT), Stuttgart (DE), Frankfurt (DE), Dortmund (DE)
Full itinerary

Kreator
New dates: Metaldays Festival (SL)
Full itinerary

Megadeth
New dates: Graspop Metal Meeting (BE), CopenHell Festival (DK)
Full itinerary

Overkill
New dates: Oberhausen (DE), Bang Your Head!!! Festival (DE)
Full itinerary

Sixx:A.M.
New dates: Graspop Metal Meeting (BE), CopenHell Festival (DK)
Full itinerary

Testament
New dates: Metaldays Festival (SL)
Full itinerary

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Festival Updates 10/11

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2015:

Hard Rock Hell (UK)
Confirmed: Federal Charm
Full details

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Bang Your Head!!! (DE)
Confirmed: Overkill
Full details

Download (UK)
Confirmed: Deftones, Megadeth, Nightwish, KoRn, Motörhead, Disturbed
Full details

Download France
Confirmed: Deftones, Megadeth, KoRn, Ghost, Volbeat, Rival Sons, Amon Amarth, Anthrax, Down, Trivium, Sabaton, Gojira, Biffy Clyro
Full details

Dynamo Metalfest (NL)
Confirmed: Sacred Reich, Powerwolf, Life of Agony, Audrey Horne
Full details

Kaltenbach Open-Air (AT)
Confirmed: Internal Suffering, Rectal Smegma
Full details

Leyendas del Rock (ES)
Confirmed: Children of Bodom, Stratvarius, Tarja, Dare, Dark Tranquillity, Eluveitie, Ensiferum, Heidevolk, Leo Jimenez, Ars Amandi
Full details

Sweden Rock
Confirmed: Queen
Full details

SWR Metalfest
Confirmed: Marduk, Jucifer, Decayed, Spasm, Inverloch, Usnea, Serrabulho, Lux Ferre, Fredag den 13:e
Full details

With Full Force (DE)
Confirmed: Five Finger Death Punch
Full details

Friday, November 06, 2015

Festival Updates 6/11

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Desertfest (UK)
Confirmed: Corrosion of Conformity
Full details

Headbangers Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Angelus Apatrida
Full details

In Flammen (DE)
Confirmed: Pripjat
Full details

Inferno (NO)
Confirmed: Exodus, Gorguts, Psycroptic, Mistur, The 3rd Attempt, Lucifer's Child, Orkan
Full details

Ragnarök (DE)
Confirmed: Eluveitie, Månegarm, Skyforger, Ereb Altor
Full details

Sabaton Open-Air (SE)
Confirmed: Hysterica
Full details

With Full Force (DE)
Confirmed: Thy Art Is Murder, Havok, Architects, Inquisition
Full details

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Tour Updates 3/11

Anthrax
New dates: Hellfest (FR)
Full itinerary

Avantasia
New dates: Sweden Rock Festival, Moscow (RU)
Full itinerary

Black Sabbath
New dates: Hellfest (FR)
Full itinerary

Dirkschneider
New dates: Tokyo (JP), Barcelona (ES), Madrid (ES), Osaka (JP), Graspop Metal Meeting (BE), Vaasa (FI), Nagoya (JP), Pamplona (ES), Baltic Open-Air Festival (DE), Jyväskylä (FI)
Full itinerary

Exodus
New dates: Brutal Assault Open-Air Festival (CZ)
Full itinerary

Glenn Hughes
New dates: Hellfest (FR)
Full itinerary

Iron Maiden
New dates: Moscow (RU), Hameenlinna (FI), Kaunas (LT)
Full itinerary

One Machine
New dates: Paris (FR), Lyon (FR), Rennes (FR)
Full itinerary

Overkill
New dates: Hellfest (FR), Paris (FR), Lyon (FR), Rennes (FR)
Full itinerary

Testament
New dates: Tuska Open-Air Festival (FI), Hellfest (FR)
Full itinerary

Festival Updates 3/11

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Brutal Assault (CZ)
Confirmed: Ministry, Destruction, The Black Dahlia Murder, Agnostic Front, Exodus, Electric Wizard, Insomnium, Terror, Archgoat, Birdflesh, Valkyrja, Dark Funeral, Bury Tomorrow, Whiplash, The Algorithm, Textures
Full details

Dokk'em Open-Air (NL)
Confirmed: DragonForce, Primordial, Grave, Finntroll
Full details

Durbuy Rock (DE)
Confirmed: Powerwolf
Full details

Incineration (UK)
Confirmed: Dark Funeral, Marduk, Immolation, Tsjuder, Krisiun, De Profundis, Inebrious Incarnate, Hecate Enthroned, Warcrab, Unfathomable Ruination
Full details

Kaltenbach Open-Air (AT)
Confirmed: Age of Agony
Full details

Neuborn Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Dirkschneider
Full details

Rock Am Härtsfeldsee (DE)
Confirmed: Frei.Wild
Full details

Sweden Rock
Confirmed: Twisted Sister, The Hellacopters, Avantasia, Satyricon, Blind Guardian, Amaranthe, Dan Reed Network, Lordi, King Diamond, Loudness, Bonafide, Gun, Eclipse, Finntroll, My Dying Bride, Legion of The Damned, King Witch, Twilight Force, Tribulation, Robin George, Dan Baird, Pedalens Pagar
Full details

Saturday, October 31, 2015

October 2015 reviews update

Robert Cray - 4 Nights of 40 Years Live by James Abel
Chantel McGregor - Lose Control by Andy Lye
Spock's Beard - LIVE: The Classic Grand, Glasgow by Tom Cornell
Ugly Kid Joe - Uglier Than They Used Ta Be by Andy Lye
Coal Chamber - Rivals by Ellis Davis
Joe Bonamassa - Live At Radio City Music Hall by Andy Lye
Riverside - Love, Fear And The Time Machine by Tom Cornell
Annihilator - LIVE: Islington Academy, London by Andy Lye
Skintrade - Scarred For Life by James Abel
Denner/Shermann - Satan's Tomb by Andy Lye
Rock Candy Funk Party - Groove Is King by James Abel

Friday, October 30, 2015

Festival Updates 30/10

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Hellfest (FR)
Confirmed: Black Sabbath, Rammstein, Megadeth, KoRn, Ghost, Slayer, Bring Me The Horizon, The Offspring, King Diamond, Volbeat, Twisted Sister, Disturbed, Gojira, Within Temptation, Bullet For My Valentine, Anthrax, Blind Guardian, Foreigner, Amon Amarth, Joe Satriani, Glenn Hughes, Sixx:A.M., Testament, Overkill, Napalm Death, Deicide, Abbath, and over 100 more
Full details

Kaltenbach Open-Air (AT)
Confirmed: Skyforger
Full details

Kings of Black Metal (DE)
Confirmed: Taake
Full details

Out & Loud (DE)
Confirmed: Within Temptation, Powerwolf, Dark Tranquillity, Suicidal Angels
Full details

Roadburn (NL)
Confirmed: With The Dead, Death Alley
Full details

Soundwave (AU)
Confirmed: Disturbed, The Prodigy, Deftones, NOFX, Public Enemy, Soulfly, L7, Frnkiero AndThe Cellabration, Nothing By Thieves, Frenzal Rhomb
Full details

Trondheim Metalfest (NO)
Confirmed: Sonata Arctica
Full details

Tuska Open-Air (FI)
Confirmed: Katatonia, Lordi, Delain, Havok
Full details

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Festival Updates 28/10

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Bang Your Head!!! (DE)
Confirmed: Girlschool, Black Trip
Full details

Desertfest (UK)
Confirmed: Godflesh, Crowbar, Truckfighters, Egypt, Wo Fat, Mothership, Rotor, Monolord, Planet of Zeus
Full details

FortaRock (NL)
Confirmed: Volbeat, King Diamond, Disturbed, Havok, Windhand, Dark Funeral
Full details

Greenfield (CH)
Confirmed: Volbeat, Amon Amarth, Bring Me The Horizon, Bullet For My Valentine, Dropkick Murphys, The Hives, Pennywise, NOFX, Trivium, Enter Shikari, Eisbrecher, Jennifer Rostock, August Burns Red, Zebrahead, Breakdown of Sanity, Cancer Bats, Schmutzki, Chelsea Deadbeat Combo
Full details

Inferno (NO)
Confirmed: Abyssion
Full details

NovaRock (AT)
Confirmed: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Volbeat, Alice Cooper, Amon Amarth, Disturbed, Bullet For My Valentine, Dropkick Murphys, K.I.Z., Alligatoah, NOFX, Seiler & Speer, Trivium, Children of Bodom, Mono & Nikitaman, Labrassbanda, August Burns Red, Tesseract
Full details

Tuska Open-Air (FI)
Confirmed: Testament, Primordial
Full details

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Festival Updates 27/10

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2015:

Hammer of Doom (DE)
Confirmed: Skepticism, Path of Samsara
Cancelled: Funeral Circle
Full details

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Bang Your Head!!! (DE)
Confirmed: Dare
Full details

Bloodstock (UK)
Confirmed: Paradise Lost, DragonForce, Rotting Christ
Full details

Party.San (DE)
Confirmed: Carcass, Tribulation, MGLA, Katalepsy
Full details

ProgPower Europe (NL)
Confirmed: Distorted Harmony
Full details

RockHarz (DE)
Confirmed: Annihilator, Omnium Gatherum, Hämatom
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Steel Panther, The Black Dahlia Murder, Primordial, Entombed A.D., Swallow The Sun
Full details

Tons of Rock (NO)
Confirmed: Behemoth, Amon Amarth, Raga Rockers, Sixx:A.M., Converge, Leprous, Bodies, Below
Full details

Tuska Open-Air (FI)
Confirmed: Behemoth, Tsjuder
Full details

With Full Force (DE)
Confirmed: Beyond The Black, Fit For An Autopsy, The Real McKenzies, To The Rats And Wolves
Full details

Tour Updates 27/10

Anthrax
New dates: Mexico City (MX)
Full itinerary

At The Gates
New dates: Orlando (US), San Diego (US), Las Vegas (US), San Francisco (US), Austin (US), Dallas (US), Atlanta (US), Ft. Lauderdale (US), Tempe (US), Pomona (US), Albuquerque (US)
Full itinerary

Behemoth
New dates: Tuska Open-Air Festival (FI), Tons of Rock Festival (NO)
Full itinerary

Black Sabbath
New dates: Chicago (US), Los Angeles (US), Las Vegas (US), Dallas (US), Winnipeg (CA), Phoenix (US), Portland (US), Toronto (CA), Boston (US), Detroit (US), Indianapolis (US), Oakland (US), Albuquerque (US), Uncasville (US), Wantagh (US), Camden (US), Bristow (US), Holmdel (US)
Cancelled dates: Saskatoon (CA)
Full itinerary

Iron Maiden
New dates: Wroclaw (PL), Mexico City (MX)
Full itinerary

Joe Satriani
New dates: Washington (US), Boston (US), Philadelphia (US), Toronto (CA), Chicago (US), Calgary (CA), Atlanta (US), Detroit (US), Charlotte (US), Milwaukee (US), Vancouver (CA), Richmond (US), Virginia Beach (US), Durham (US), New Haven (US), Port Chester (US), St. Paul (US), Munhall (US), Northfield (US), Enoch (CA), Buffalo (US), Providence (US), Brookville (US), Red Bank (US)
Full itinerary

Friday, October 23, 2015

Tour Updates 23/10

Arch Enemy
New dates: Athens (GR), Thessaloniki (GR)
Full itinerary

Black Sabbath
New dates: Download Festival (UK)
Full itinerary

Iron Maiden
New dates: Download Festival (UK), Wacken Open-Air Festival (DE), Gothenburg (SE), Berlin (DE), Oslo (NO), Rockavaria Festival (DE), Rock Im Revier Festival (DE), Rock In Vienna Festival (AT), Herning (DK), Allmend Rock Festival (CH)
Full itinerary

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Festival Updates 21/10

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Allmend Rock (CH)
Confirmed: Iron Maiden, Rammstein
Full details

Bang Your Head!!! (DE)
Confirmed: Testament, DragonForce, Crematory, Rage, Nazareth, Equilibrium, Delain
Full details

Download (UK)
Confirmed: Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Rammstein
Full details

Download France
Confirmed: Iron Maiden, Rammstein
Full details

Freak Valley (DE)
Confirmed: The Golden Grass
Full details

Inferno (NO)
Confirmed: Nile
Full details

Kaltenbach Open-Air (AT)
Confirmed: Sakrileg
Full details

Kings of Black Metal (DE)
Confirmed: Drowned
Full details

Leyendas del Rock (ES)
Confirmed: At The Gates, Dirkschneider, DragonFroce, Atlas, Legion of The Damned, Salvador Dominguez
Full details

Leyendas del Rock (ES)
Confirmed: Funebrarum
Cancelled: Disma
Full details

Rock Hard (SE)
Confirmed: Blind Guardian, Destruction, Tribulation, Moonspell, Year of The Goat, Sulphur Aeon, Sorcerer
Full details

Rock In Vienna (AT)
Confirmed: Iron Maiden, Rammstein
Full details

Sabaton Open-Air (SE)
Confirmed: Equilibrium, Twilight Force
Full details

Temples (UK)
Confirmed: Acid King, Cough, Gentleman's Pistols, Primitive Man, Voices, Jucifer, Mare, Inter Arma, Arkangel, ACxDC, Fuk, Deathrite, Chaos UK
Full details

Friday, October 16, 2015

Festival Updates 16/10

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Bloodstock (UK)
Confirmed: Mastodon, Twisted Sister
Full details

Freak Valley (DE)
Confirmed: Baby Woodrose
Full details

Graspop Metal Meeting (BE)
Confirmed: Iron Maiden, Twisted Sister, Volbeat, King Diamond, Amon Amarth, Satyricon, Testament, Overkill, Trivium, Bullet For My Valentine, Dirkschneider, Abbath, Moonspell
Sacred Reich, Grand Magus, Loudness, Virgin Steele, and 15 more
Full details

Kaltenbach Open-Air (AT)
Confirmed: Forgotten Tomb
Full details

Out & Loud (DE)
Confirmed: Kreator, Kataklysm, Brainstorm, Finntroll, Secrets of The Moon
Full details

Rockavaria (DE)
Confirmed: Iron Maiden
Full details

Rock Im Revier (DE)
Confirmed: Iron Maiden
Full details

Wacken Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Iron Maiden
Full details

With Full Force (DE)
Confirmed: August Burns Red, Legion of The Damned, Perkele
Full details

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Tour Updates 14/10

Glenn Hughes
New dates: Singapore
Full itinerary

Exodus
New dates: London (UK), Gothenburg (SE), Copenhagen (DK), Munich (DE), Manchester (UK), Dublin (IE), Amsterdam (NL), Helsinki (FI), Belfast (UK), Stuttgart (DE), Oslo (NO), Liverpool (UK), Nottingham (UK), Glasgow (UK), Birmingham (UK), Aschaffenburg (DE), Aberdeen (UK), York (UK), Cardiff (UK), Vosselaar (BE), Malmö (SE), Bochum (DE), Uppsala (SE), Seinajoki (FI), Plymouth (UK), Southend (UK), Bristol (UK), Southampton (UK), Brighton (UK), Newcastle (UK)
Full itinerary

Iron Maiden
New dates: Graspop Metal Meeting (BE), Los Angeles (US)
Full itinerary

Overkill
New dates: Graspop Metal Meeting (BE)
Full itinerary

Saxon
New dates: Pratteln (CH)
Full itinerary

Friday, October 09, 2015

Tour Updates 9/10

Fear Factory
New dates: Rio de Janeiro (BR), São Paulo (BR), Curitiba (BR)
Full itinerary

Iron Maiden
New dates: Toronto (CA), Montreal (CA), Edmonton (CA), Vancouver (CA)
Full itinerary

Judas Priest
Cancelled dates: San Jose (US)
Full itinerary

One Machine
New dates: Southampton (UK)
Full itinerary

Festival Updates 9/10

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Headbangers Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: The Deep
Full details

Inferno (NO)
Confirmed: Mork
Full details

ProgPower Europe (NL)
Confirmed: Earthside, 6:33, Subterranean Masquerade
Full details

Ragnarök (DE)
Confirmed: The Vision Bleak
Full details

Sabaton Open-Air (SE)
Confirmed: Insomnium
Full details

Soundwave (AU)
Confirmed: Metal Allegiance
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Sabaton, Subway To Sally, Exodus, Korpklaani, Kärbholz
Full details

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Festival Updates 6/10

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Blastfest (NO)
Confirmed: Chrome Division, Taake, Kampfar, Allfader
Cancelled: Bömbers
Full details

In Flammen (DE)
Confirmed: Lock Up
Full details

Kaltenbach Open-Air (AT)
Confirmed: Ctulu, Parental Advisory, Taxidermist
Full details

Kings of Black Metal (DE)
Confirmed: Arvas, Inferno
Full details

Leyendas del Rock (ES)
Confirmed: Uriah Heep, Nazareth, Skindred, Delain, Flotsam And Jetsam, Pedro Botero, Badana
Full details

SWR Metalfest (PT)
Confirmed: Aborted, Grave, Doom, Archgoat, Conan, Valkyrja, Hark, Web, Grunt, Bodybag
Full details

Väsby Rock (SE)
Confirmed: Hardcore Superstar, Evergrey, Pink Cream 69, Battle Beast, Dare, Art Nation, Reach
Full details

Tour Updates 6/9

Anthrax
New dates: Mexico City (MX), Monterrey (MX), São Paulo (BR), Brasilia (BR), Belo Horizonte (BR), Buenos Aires (AR), San Jose (CR), San Salvado (EL), Fortaleza (BR), Cordoba (AR)
Full itinerary

Black Sabbath
New dates: Tons of Rock Festival (NO), CopenHell Festival (DK), Graspop Metal Meeting (BE), Berlin (DE), Monsters of Rock Festival (SE), Monsters of Rock Festival (FI), Budapest (HU), Zurich (CH), Krakow (PL), Prague (CZ), Vienna (AT), Riga (LT), Moscow (RU), Verona (IT)
Full itinerary

Iron Maiden
New dates: New York (US), São Paulo (BR), Los Angeles (US), Las Vegas (US), Detroit (US), Chicago (US), Brasilia (BR), Belo Horizonte (BR), Buenos Aires (AR), Denver (US), Ft. Lauderdale (US), Santiago (CL), Tacoma (US), Tulsa (US), San Jose (CR), Mexico City (MX), Monterrey (MX), San Salvado (EL), Fortaleza (BR), Cordoba (AR)
Full itinerary

One Machine
New dates: Oxford (UK)
Cancelled dates: Belfast (NI)
Full itinerary

Friday, October 02, 2015

Festival Updates 2/10

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2015:

Loud Park (JP)
Confirmed: DragonForce
Full details

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Kaltenbach Open-Air (AT)
Confirmed: Exodus, Illuminata
Full details

Freak Valley (DE)
Confirmed: Lonely Kamel
Full details

ProgPower USA
Confirmed: Lord, Gloryhammer, Stream of Passion
Full details

Reload (DE)
Confirmed: Airbourne
Full details

Roadburn (NL)
Confirmed: Pentagram, Tau Cross, Galley Beggar, Misthyrming, Dark Buddha Rising, Oranssi Pazuzu, Arktau Eos, Abyssion, Abysmal Grief, Epitaph, Dead To A Dying Word, Crumbling Ghost, Zone Six, Hills, Peter Hayden, Terzij de Horde
Full details

Soundwave (DE)
Confirmed: Hatebreed
Full details

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Festival Updates 1/10

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

CopenHell (DK)
Confirmed: Black Sabbath
Full details

Graspop (BE)
Confirmed: Black Sabbath
Full details

Inferno (NO)
Confirmed: Gorguts, Psycroptic
Full details

Kaltenbach Open-Air (AT)
Confirmed: Insomnium
Full details

Out & Loud (DE)
Confirmed: Annihilator, Kissin' Dynamite, Black Messiah
Full details

Sabaton Open-Air (SE)
Confirmed: DragonForce
Full details

Soundwave (AU)
Confirmed: Moose Blood
Full details

Tons of Rock (NO)
Confirmed: Black Sabbath
Full details

With Full Force (DE)
Confirmed: Amon Amarth, Borknagar, Behemoth, Ektomorf, Attila, Breakdown of Sanity, Rise of The Northstar
Full details

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

September 2015 reviews update

Joe Satriani - Shockwave Supernova by James Abel
Chantel McGregor - LIVE: The New Crawdaddy Blues Club, Billericay by Andy Lye
Iron Maiden - Book of Souls by Andy Lye
Chelsea Wolfe - Abyss by Chris Poling
Annihilator - Suicide Society by Andy Lye
Symphony X - Underworld by Tom Cornell
One Machine - The Final Cull by Andy Lye
Slayer - Repentless by Andy Lye
Haken - LIVE: The Garage, Glasgow by Tom Cornell
Stahlmann - CO2 by Andy Lye
Mustasch - Testosterone by Andy Lye
Robert Cray - 4 Nights of 40 Years Live by James Abel
Spock's Beard - The Oblivion Particle by Tom Cornell

Monday, September 28, 2015

Festival Updates 28/9

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2015:

Damnation (UK)
Confirmed: Primordial, C.R.O.W.N., Undersmile, Savage Messiah, Talons, Ohhms, Ghold, Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster
Full details

Loud Park (JP)
Confirmed: United
Full details

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Inferno (NO)
Confirmed: Vader
Full details

Party.San (DE)
Confirmed: Exodus, Nifelheim, Implore
Full details

Roadburn (NL)
Confirmed: Skepticism, Hexvessel, Gentleman's Pistols, The Poisoned Glass, Astrosoniq, Klone, Yodok III, Nibiru
Full details

Väsby Rock (SE)
Confirmed: Bonfire, Mike Tramp, Violet Janine, The Night Flight Orchestra
Full details

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Tour Updates 27/9

Black Label Society
New dates: Dallas (US), Phoenix (US), Houston (US), Tulsa (US), Albuquerque (US), Marksville (US)
Full itinerary

Blaze Bayley
New dates: Winchester (UK)
Full itinerary

Overkill
New dates: London (UK), Dublin (IE), São Paulo (BR), Buenos Aires (AR), Santiago (CL), Manchester (UK), Glasgow (UK), Belfast (UK), Curitiba (BR), Bristol (UK), Leeds (UK)
Full 2015 itinerary
Full 2016 itinerary

Thunder
New dates: Osnabrück
Cancelled dates: Rendsburg
Full itinerary

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Tour Updates 17/9

Helloween
New dates: Leyendas del Rock Festival (ES)
Full itinerary

Iron Maiden
New dates: Sydney (AU), Johannesburg (SA), Melbourne (AU), Auckland (NZ), Brisbane (AU), Cape Town (SA), Perth (AU), Adelaide (AU), Christchurch (NZ)
Full itinerary

Primordial
New dates: Damnation Festival (UK)
Full itinerary

Wednesday 13
New dates: Lousiville (US)
Full itinerary

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Festival Updates 15/9

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2015:

Aftershock (US)
Confirmed: Red Sun Rising
Cancelled: Temperance Movement
Full details

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Metal Days (SL)
Confirmed: Kreator, Septicflesh, Insomnium, Varg, Krisiun, Einherjer, Serenity
Full details

Freak Valley (DE)
Confirmed: Rotor, Monolord
Full details

Leyendas del Rock (ES)
Confirmed: Helloween, Venom, Anaal Nathrakh, D-A-D, Blitzkrieg, Tokyo Blade, Equilibrium, Tygers of Pan Tang, Cattle Decapitation, Saurom, Lujuria
Full details

Metal Assault (DE)
Confirmed: Venom Inc., Ram
Full details

Rock Hard (DE)
Confirmed: Blind Guardian, Destruction, Moonspell, Tribulation, Sulphur Aeon, Year of The Goat, Sorcerer
Full details

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Festival Updates 10/9

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2015:

Desertfest Belgium
Confirmed: Earth, Stoned Jesus, Papir, USA Out of Vietnam, Crystal Head, Banda de la Muerte, The Heavy Crown
Full details

Eindhoven Metal Meeting (NL)
Confirmed: Loudblast, Acid Reign, Distillator
Cancelled: Incantation, Pentagram Chile, Funerous
Full details

ProgPower USA
Cancelled: Hibria
Full details

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Desertfest (UK)
Confirmed: Electric Wizard, Elder, Conan, Raging Speedhorn, Witchsorrow
Full details

In Flammen (DE)
Confirmed: Abyssous
Full details

House of Metal (SE)
Confirmed: Raubtier, Battle Beast, Cut Up, Firespawn
Full details

Leyendas del Rock (ES)
Confirmed: Steel Panther, Holy Moses, Grave Digger
Full details

Roadburn (NL)
Confirmed: Green Carnation, The Skull, Amenra, La Muerte, Of The Wind And The Moon, Der Blutharsch, Lychgate, Chaos Echoes
Full details

RockHarz (DE)
Confirmed: Sonata Arctica, Fintroll, Nitrogods
Full details