Saturday, December 24, 2016

Festival Updates 24/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2017:

Alcatraz Metal (BE)
Confirmed: Amon Amarth, Iced Earth, Doro, Sacred Reich, Dirkschneider, Krokus, Death Angel, UFO, Raven, Morbid Angel, Rage, Hell, Moonspell, Enslaved, Brant Bjork, Monkey 3, Dr. Living Dead!, Asphyx, Carnation, Evil Invaders, King Hiss
Full details

Hammer of Doom (DE)
Confirmed: Cirith Ungol
Full details

Metalmania (PL)
Confirmed: Samael, Sinister
Full details

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

ProgPower Europe (NL)
Confirmed: Voyager
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Megadeth, Kreator, Wintersun, Eluveitie, Heaven Shall Burn, Vital Remains, MGLA
Full details

Vagos Metal (PT)
Confirmed: Powerwolf, Rhapsody, Cough, Gorguts, Attick Demons, Revolution Within
Full details

Wacken Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Alice Cooper, Megadeth, Status Quo, Katatonia, Sacred Reich, Flotsam And Jetsam, Hellomatic
Full details

With Full Force (DE)
Confirmed: Madball, Terror, Cryptopsy, Atari Teenage Riot, Broken Teeth, Combichrist, Soulburn, Apologies I Have None
Full details

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Festival Updates 22/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2017:

Freak Valley (DE)
Confirmed: Pentagram, Black Willows, Geezer, Greenleaf, Orango
Full details

Into The Grave (NL)
Confirmed: Metal Church
Full details

Leyendas del Rock (ES)
Confirmed: Megadeth
Full details

Masters of Rock (CZ)
Confirmed: Lacuna Coil
Full details

Metalfest Open-Air (CZ)
Confirmed: Avatar
Full details

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

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Hatebreed, Epica, Dark Tranquillity, Emil Bulls, Fiddler's Green
Full details

Tons of Rock (NO)
Confirmed: Phil Campbell & The Bastard Sons
Full details

Wacken Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Morbid Angel, Sanctuary, Insomnium, Max & Iggor Cavalera, Ugly Kid Joe, Emil Bulls, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Beyond The Black, High Fighter
Full details

With Full Force (DE)
Confirmed: The Black Dahlia Murder, Soilwork Comeback Kid, Nasty, Callejon, Carach Angren, Spasm, Of Mice & Men, Shining, Toxpack, Rykers, Tausend Löwen unter Feinden, Wolf Down
Full details

Monday, December 19, 2016

Festival Updates 19/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2017:

Bang Your Head!!! (DE)
Confirmed: Riot V, Axxis, Tribulation
Full details

Desertfest (UK)
Confirmed: Saint Vitus, Wolves In The Throne Room, John Garcia, Scissorfight, Steak, Stoned Jesus, Iron Witch, Earthship, Wear Your Wounds, Backwoods Payback, Dead Lord, Pontiak, Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard
Full details

Masters of Rock (CZ)
Confirmed: Sepultura
Full details

Metalfest Open-Air (CZ)
Confirmed: Airbourne, Korpiklaani, Gotthard, Amaranthe, Primal Fear, Exodus, Septicflesh, Firewind, Orden Ogan, Serious Black, Sirenia, Dr. Living Dead!, Neonfly, Ice Age
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Life of Agony, Devin Townsend Project, Children of Bodom, Suffocation, End of Green, Miss May I
Full details

Wacken Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Prong, Grave Digger, Skull Fist, Stahlmann, The Amity Affliction, Steak Number Eight, British Lion, Wolfbrigade, The Hirsch Effekt, Thunder Mother
Full details

With Full Force (DE)
Confirmed: Airbourne, Sepultura, Ministry, Rotting Christ, Die Kassierer, Apocalyptica, Equilibrium, Knorkator, Adept, While Shee Sleeps, Emil Bulls, Obey The Brave
Full details

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Tour Updates 18/12

Children of Bodom
New dates: Summer Breeze Open-Air Festival (DE)
Full itinerary

Death Angel
New dates: Los Angeles (US), Dallas (US), Toronto (CN), San Francisco (US), Seattle (US), Chicago (US), Denver (US), Montreal (CA), Houston (US), Austin (US), Baltimore (US), San Jose (US), Portland (US), Dayton (US), El Paso (US), Mesa (US), Santa Ana (US), Worcester (US), Reading (US), Patchogue (US), McAllen (US)
Full itinerary

Deep Purple
New dates: Graspop Metal Meeting (BE)
Full itinerary

Grave Digger
New dates: Graspop Metal Meeting (BE), Wacken Open-Air Festival (DE)
Full itinerary

Friday, December 16, 2016

Festival Updates 16/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2017:

Bang Your Head!!! (DE)
Confirmed: Paradox, Kataklysm, Evil Invaders
Full details

Durbuy Rock (BE)
Confirmed: Dalriada, T.A.N.K., Shoot The Girl First, Aktarum, Down To Insanity, Innerfire, Masters of Rebellions, Prelude To Disaster
Full details

Graspop Metal Meeting (BE)
Confirmed: Rob Zombie, Alter Bridge, In Flames, Five Finger Death Punch, Emperor, Europe, Hatebreed, Steel Panther, Ministry, Primus, Opeth, Epica, Mayhem, Amorphis, Danko Jones, Anathema, Clutch, Gotthard, Queensrÿche, Tarja, Comeback Kid, Red Fang, Devin Townsend Project, Baroness, Kvelertak, Rhapsody, Alcest, Devildriver, Sanctuary, Prong, Suicidal Tendencies, and Psychotic Waltz, Ugly Kid Joe, Axel Rudi Pell, and 30 more
Full details

NovaRock (AT)
Confirmed: Alter Bridge, Pendulum, Good Charlotte, Mastodon, Knife Party, Gojira, La Pegatina, Shame
Full details

Rock Fest Barcelona (ES)
Confirmed: Alter Bridge, Emperor, Queensrÿche, HammerFall, Decapitated, In Extremo, Reincidentes, Imperial Jade, Crisix, Jotnar, Saurom
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Decapitated, Firkin
Full details

Wacken Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Warrant, Kissin' Dynamite, Johnny Death Shadow
Full details

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Festival Updates 15/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2017:

CopenHell (DK)
Confirmed: Five Finger Death Punch, Rob Zombie, In Flames, Europe, Opeth, Saxon, Ministry, Carcass, Red Warszawa, Devildriver, Myrkur, Frank Carter, The Black Dahlia Murder, Motionless In White, Rising
Full details

Inferno (NO)
Confirmed: Crowbar, Panzerfaust, Anaal Nathrakh
Full details

Graspop Metal Meeting (BE)
Confirmed: Deep Purple, Evanescence
Full details

Metal Assault (DE)
Confirmed: Artillery, Antichrist, Vultures Vengeance
Full details

Roadburn (NL)
Confirmed: Bongzilla, Disfear, Oathbreaker, Trans AM, Integrity, Big Business, Whores, Cobalt, Gnaw Their Tongues, True Widow, King Woman, Author & Punisher, Alaric, Harsh Toke, Joy, Pinkish Black, Lycus, Forn, Ruby The Hatchet, Hedvig Mollestad Trio, The Devil And The Almighty Blues, Serpent Venom, Pontiak, Radar Men From The Moon
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Black Label Society, Sacred Reich, Tesseract, Mono Inc., Excrementory Grindfuckers, Cryptopsy
Full details

Sweden Rock
Confirmed: Scorpions, Primal Fear, Kansas, Wishbone Ash, Lucifer's Friend, The Dead Daisies, Warlock, Wintersun, Grave Digger, Myrkur, Picture, Artch, Lost Society, Bob Wayne, Art Nation
Full details

Wacken Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Clawfinger, Possessed, Architects, J.B.O., Dog Eat Dog, Snoozebutton, Heldmaschine, Kryptos, Russkaja
Full details

Monday, December 12, 2016

Tour Updates 12/12

Amon Amarth
New dates: Northern Invasion Festival (US), Welcome To Rockville Festival (US), Carolina Rebellion Festival (US)
Full itinerary

Children of Bodom
New dates: London (UK), Berlin (DE), Munich (DE), Stockholm (SE), Gothenburg (SE), Oslo (NO), Copenhagen (DK), Stuttgart (DE), Manchester (UK), Zurich (CH), Hannover (DE), Milan (IT), Zagreb (HR), Vienna (AT), Dresden (DE), Malmö (SE), Luxembourg City (LU), Vannes (FR), Caen (FR), Oignies (FR), Angouleme (FR), Magny-le-Hongre (FR)
Full itinerary

Deep Purple
New dates: London (UK), Paris (FR), Vienna (AT), Berlin (DE), Munich (DE), Birmingham (UK), Leipzig (DE), Cologne (DE), Amsterdam (NL), Glasgow (UK), Cardiff (UK), Lille (FR), Dortmund (DE), Hamburg (DE), Frankfurt (DE), Manchester (UK), Katowice (PL), Lodz (PL), Stuttgart (DE)
Full itinerary

Doyle
New dates: London (UK), Berlin (DE), Vienna (AT), Milan (IT), Glasgow (UK), Birmingham (UK), Barcelona (ES), Madrid (ES), Newcastle (UK), Rome (IT), Hamburg (DE), Oberhausen (DE), Ostrava (CZ), Budapest (HU), Cervia (IT), Chester (UK), Baden (CH), Milton Keynes (UK), Eindhoven (NL), Erfurt (DE), Oldenburg (DE), Romans sur Isere (FR), St. Jean de Vedas (FR)
Full itinerary

The Pretty Reckless
New dates: Northern Invasion Festival (US), MMRBQ Festival (US), Welcome To Rockville Festival (US), Carolina Rebellion Festival (US), River City Rockfest (US), Fort Rock Festival (US)
Full itinerary

Festival Updates 12/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2017:

Bang Your Head!!! (DE)
Confirmed: Raven, Dead Lord, Entombed A.D.
Full details

Durbuy Rock (BE)
Confirmed: Ensiferum
Full details

Hammer of Doom (DE)
Confirmed: Witchwood
Full details

Headbangers Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Toxik, Bloodfeast
Full details

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

Metal Assault (DE)
Confirmed: Nasty Savage, Witchfynde, Backslash
Full details

ProgPower Europe (NL)
Confirmed: Tesseract
Full details

River City Rockfest (US)
Confirmed: Def Leppard, The Offspring, Godsmack, Papa Roach, The Pretty Reckless, Taking Back Sunday, Buckcherry, In Flames, Black Stone Cherry, Three Days Grace, Fozzy, Rival Sons, Kyng, Dorothy, Norma Jean, Badflower, Wage War, Goodbye Jane
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Primal Fear, Whitechapel, Asphyx, Amorphis, Knorkator, Possessed, Haggard, Fit For An Autopsy
Full details

Wacken Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: The Boomtown Rats, Psychotic Waltz, Annihilator, Crowbar, Primal Fear, Subway To Sally, Karbholz, UK Subs, Mortiis, Lords of Black, Fit For An Autopsy
Full details

Friday, December 09, 2016

Festival Updates 9/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2017:

Brutal Assault (CZ)
Confirmed: Master's Hammer
Full details

In Flammen (DE)
Confirmed: Insanity Alert
Full details

Night of The Prog (DE)
Confirmed: Chris Thompson
Full details

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

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Moonspell, Revocation, Terror
Full details

Tons of Rock (NO)
Confirmed: Five Finger Death Punch, Slayer, Rob Zombie, Sabaton, Rotting Christ, Entombed A.D., Virus, Delain, Myrkur, Anekdoten, Valentourettes, Dracula, Aiming For Enrike, Sibiir, Black Magic, Dreamarcher, Deathhammer
Full details

Wacken Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Warpath, Uli Jon Roth, Nile
Full details

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Festival Updates 7/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2017:

Desertfest (UK)
Confirmed: Sleep
Full details

Durbuy Rock (BE)
Confirmed: Sodom, Surge of Fury, Evil Invaders, L'Esprit du Clan
Full details

House of Metal (SE)
Confirmed: Scar Symmetry, Grave, Purgatorium, Grid
Full details

Leyendas del Rock (ES)
Confirmed: Avalanch
Full details

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

Stone Free (UK)
Confirmed: Rainbow
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Memoriam
Full details

Wacken Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Twilight Force, Evil Scarecrow
Full details

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Festival Updates 6/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2017:

Bloodstock Open-Air (UK)
Confirmed: Annihilator, Skindred, Municipal Waste
Full details

Durbuy Rock (BE)
Confirmed: Sick of It All
Full details

Dynamo Metalfest (NL)
Confirmed: Exodus, Entombed A.D., Prong, Toxik, Vuur
Full details

Night of The Prog (DE)
Confirmed: Kansas, Shattered Fortress, Eyevory, Franck Carducci Band, Soul Secret
Full details

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

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: In Extremo, Delain, Sonata Arctica, Obituary, Der Weg Einer Freiheit, Chelsea Grin, Havok
Full details

Vagos Metal (PT)
Confirmed: HammerFall, Havok, Reaktion
Full details

Vagos Open-Air (PT)
Confirmed: Trivium, Death Angel, Obituary, Killus, Insomnium, Terror Empire
Full details

Wacken Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Marilyn Manson, Europe, Witchery, Serenity, Brujeria, Aborted, Dawn of Disease, Batushka, Memoriam, Imperium Dekadenz, Cypecore
Full details

Friday, December 02, 2016

Festival Updates 2/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2017:

Bang Your Head!!! (DE)
Confirmed: Krokus, Manegarm, Bloodbound
Full details

Download (UK)
Confirmed: Alter Bridge, Mastodon, Piece The Veil, Sum 41, Good Charlotte, Opeth, Clutch, Wakrat, Coheed And Cambria, Ministry, Issues, Basement, Red Fang, Graveyard, The Dead Daisies, Exodus, Lost Society, God Damn, Four Year Strong, The One Hundred, Astroid Boys, Crown The Empire, Knuckle Puck
Full details

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

Ramblin' Man Fair (UK)
Confirmed: ZZ Top, Magnum, Joanne Shaw Taylor, Kansas, The Quireboys, Dan Baird, Monster Truck, Big Boy Bloater, Jared James Nichols
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Gorguts
Full details

Wacken Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Kadavar, Ahab
Full details

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Festival Updates 1/12

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2017:

Desertfest (UK)
Confirmed: Slo Burn
Full details

Hammer of Doom (DE)
Confirmed: Naevus
Full details

Hellfest (FR)
Confirmed: Linkin Park, Deep Purple, Rob Zombie, Opeth, Slo Burn, Prophets of Rage, Slayer, Steel Panther, Alter Bridge, Airbourne, Sabaton, Ministry, W.A.S.P., In Flames, Saxon, Suicidal Tendencies, Obituary, Behemoth, Wardruna, Trust, Kreator, Emperor, Devin Townsend Project, Primus, Blue Oyster Cult, Dillinger Escape Plan, Coroner, Metal Church, Queensrÿche, Powerwolf, Evergrey, Pretty Maids, Ugly Kid Joe, Soilwork, Clutch, Monster Magnet, Helmet, Pentagram, Electric Wizard, Hawkwind, and 107 more
Full details

M3 Rockfest (US)
Confirmed: Ratt, Kix, Tom Keifer, Dokken, Warrant, Winger, Loverboy, Jack Russell, Faster Pussycat, Vixen, Loudness, Danger Danger, Dangerous Toys, Baton Rouge, Station, Autograph, Rhino Bucket, Junkyard, Bang Tango, Vain, Mitch Malloy
Full details

Resurrection (ES)
Confirmed: Rammstein, Airbourne, Arch Enemy, Rancid, Dropkick Murphys, Suicidal Tendencies, Mayhem, Eluveitie, Napalm Death, Red Fang, Agnostic Front, Pentagram, Comeback Kid, Architects, Terror, Karma To Burn, Alcest, Bury Tomorrow, Taake, The Black Dahlia Murder, Animals As Leaders, Orange Goblin, Warbringer, Northlane, The Devil Wears Prada
Full details

Steelhouse (UK)
Confirmed: King King
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Amon Amarth
Full details

Wacken Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Trivium, Tankard
Full details

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Festival Updates 29/11

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2017:

Inferno (NO)
Confirmed: Possessed, Azarath, Venom Inc.
Full details

Kaltenbach Open-Air (AT)
Confirmed: Necrophobic, Cryptopsy, Mantar, Contaminant
Full details

Leyendas del Rock (ES)
Confirmed: Rhapsody, Overkill, HammerFall, Nervosa, Zenobia, Rock Dam
Full details

RockHarz (DE)
Confirmed: Insomnium, The Vintage Caravan, Varg
Full details

Sabaton Open-Air (SE)
Confirmed: Freedom Call, Thobbe Englung, Eternal
Full details

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Festival Updates 24/11

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2017:

Bloodstock (UK)
Confirmed: Decapitated, Obituary, Brujeria
Full details

Desertfest (UK)
Confirmed: Candlemass, Lowrider, Black Spiders, 1000 Mods, Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, Stubb, Wucan, Venomous Maximus, Grave Lines, The Well
Full details

Dong Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: In Extremo, Iced Earth
Full details

Karmøygeddon (NO)
Confirmed: Saxon, Marduk, Evig Natt
Full details

Graspop Metal Meeting (BE)
Confirmed: Rammstein
Full details

House of Metal (SE)
Confirmed: Anthrax, Pain, The Raven Age, Wolf, Gloryhammer
Full details

Rock Hard (DE)
Confirmed: Fates Warning, Exodus, Asphyx, Blues Pills, Night Demon
Full details

Steelhouse (UK)
Confirmed: Saxon, Skindred, Stone Broken, Inglorious, Broken Witt Rebels
Full details

Sweden Rock
Confirmed: Venom, In Flames, Running Wild, Candlemass, Gotthard, Clutch, Rhapsody, Black Star Riders, Metal Church, Y&T
Full details

Tour Updates 24/11

Amon Amarth
New dates: Cologne (DE), Marseille, Bologna, Innsbruck, Graz, Nancy, Zaragoza, Malaga, Toulouse, Utrecht, Erfurt (DE), Linz, Cenon, Caen, Burgos, Ravensburg, Nassfeld, Pratteln, Besancon, Saarbrücken (DE)
Full itinerary

Anthrax
New dates: London (UK), Berlin (DE), Paris (FR), Milan (IT), Helsinki (FI), Stockholm (SE), Warsaw (PL), Munich (DE), Copenhagen (DK), Glasgow (UK), Gothenburg (SE), Manchester (UK), Antwerp (BE), Hamburg (DE), Stuttgart (DE), Vienna (AT), Zurich (CH), Birmingham (UK), Frankfurt (DE), Budapest (HU), Norwich (UK), Nuremberg (DE), House of Metal Festival (SE), Newcastle (UK), Bristol (UK), Utrecht (NL), Oberhausen (DE)
Full itinerary

Candlemass
New dates: Desertfest (UK), Sweden Rock Festival
Full itinerary

Destruction
New dates: Stockholm (SE), Helsinki (FI), Warsaw (PL), Berlin (DE), Gothenburg (SE), Budapest (HU), Vienna (AT), Leipzig (DE), Bucharest (RO), Sofia (BG), Katowice (PL), Riga (LT), Tallinn (ET), Turku (FI), Osnabrück (DE), Kosice (SK), Wolfsburg (DE), Poznan (PL), Gdansk (PL), Nitra (SK)
Full itinerary

Glenn Hughes
New dates: London (UK), Prague (CZ), Manchester (UK), Vienna (AT), Bologna (IT), Milan (IT), Glasgow (UK), Nottingham (UK), Odense (DK), Tilburg (NL), Bochum (DE), Vaureal (FR), Leeds (UK), Orebro (SE), Helsingor (DK), Bristol (UK), Drammen (NO), Dornbirn (AT), Cambridge (UK), Reading (UK), Zoetermeer (NL), Newcastle (UK), Spa Piestany(SK), Bilston (UK)
Full itinerary

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Festival Updates 15/11

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2017:

Brutal Assault (DK)
Confirmed: Opeth, Rotting Christ, Prong, Tsjuder, Deserted Fear, Decapitated, Cough, The Amity Affliction, While She Sleeps, Chelsea Grin, KDFDM, Wrekmeister Harmonies
Full details

Hellfest (FR)
Confirmed: Aerosmith
Full details

Reload (DE)
Confirmed: Amon Amarth, Betontod, Caliban, Whitechapel, Mr. Irish Bastard, Rogers, Massendefekt
Full details

Roadburn (NL)
Confirmed: My Dying Bride, Memoriam, Wolves In The Throne Room, Hypnopazuzu, Wear Your Wounds, Carpenter Brut, Gong, Those Poor Bastards, Ash Borer, Unearthly Trance, Sumac, Backwoods Payback, Esben And The Witch, Fange, No Spill Blood, Suma, Oxbow, Scissorfight, Emma Ruth Rundle, Casual Nun, Come To Grief, Wolvennest, Youth Code, Vanum, Valborg
Full details

Rock Fest Barcelona (ES)
Confirmed: Aerosmith
Full details

Sweden Rock
Confirmed: Aerosmith
Full details

SWR Metalfest (PT)
Confirmed: Akercocke, Master, Oranssi Pazuzu, Holocausto Canibal, Pillorian, Cobalt, Darvaza, Gust, Valborg, Fides Inversa
Full details

Friday, November 04, 2016

Festival Updates 4/11

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2017:

Bang Your Head!!! (DE)
Confirmed: Michael Schenker, Sanctuary, Crystal Viper, Orden Ogan, Gloryhammer
Full details

CopenHell (DK)
Confirmed: Prophets of Rage, Airbourne, Invocator, Candlemass, Overkill, Every Time I Die, Inglorious, Lost Society
Full details

Download (UK)
Confirmed: System of A Down, Aerosmith, Biffy Clyro, Slayer, Rob Zombie, Prophets of Rage, Fozzy, Five Finger Death Punch, AFI, Of Mice & Men, The Story So Far, Every Time I Die, Simpleplan, Motionless In White, Sleeping With Sirens
Full details

Download France
Confirmed: Prophets of Rage, Blink 182, Linkin Park
Full details

Headbangers Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Loudness, Sanctuary
Full details

Leyendas del Rock (ES)
Confirmed: Abbath, Sodom, Nu, Gloryhammer
Full details

Metal Assault (DE)
Confirmed: Helstar, Ostragoth, Vulture
Full details

Rock Am Härtsfeldsee (DE)
Confirmed: Lordi
Full details

Tons of Rock (NO)
Confirmed: Emperor, Candlemass, Sodom, Airbourne, Satyricon, Honningbarna, Avatar, Amaranthe, Taake, Spidergawd
Full details

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Festival Updates 20/10

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2017:

CopenHell (DK)
Confirmed: System of A Down
Full details

In Flammen (DE)
Confirmed: Absu, Beheaded
Full details

Roadburn (NL)
Confirmed: Ulver, Subrosa, Deafheaven, Mysticum, Chelsea Wolfe, Magma, Inter Arma, Crippled Black Phoenix, Aluk Todolo, The Doomsday Kingdom, Dalek, Ahab, The Bug, Ultha, Emptiness, Woe, Slomatics, Wretch, Zhrine, Auon
Full details

RockHarz (DE)
Confirmed: Blind Guardian
Full details

Monday, August 22, 2016

Festival Updates 10/10

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2017:

Bang Your Head!!! (DE)
Confirmed: Slaughter, Death Angel, Firewind
Full details

Download France
Confirmed: System of A Down
Full details

Download Spain
Confirmed: System of A Down
Full details

Durbuy Rock (BE)
Confirmed: Arch Enemy
Full details

Gefle Metal (SE)
Confirmed: Bloodbath, Arch Enemy, Paradise Lost, Death Angel, Sodom, Cattle Decapitation, Insomnium, Borknagar, Krisiun, Taake, Deströyer 666, Kobra And The Lotus, Nervosa, Ereb Altor, Dew-scented, Pagandom, Sisters of Suffocation
Full details

In Flammen (DE)
Confirmed: Sinister
Full details

Party.San (DE)
Confirmed: Abbath, Azarath, Mantar
Full details

Festival Updates 22/8

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

Desertfest Belgium
Confirmed: Graveyard, Goat, Lonely Kamel, Salem's Pot, Monkey3, The Atomic Bitchwax, Earth Ship, Purson, Josefin Ohrn, La Muerte, Toxic Shock, 1000mods, Dorre, Moaning Cities, Black Mirrors
Cancelled: John Garcia
Full details

ProgPower Europe (NL)
Confirmed: In Mourning
Cancelled: Earthside
Full details

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2017:

Into The Grave (NL)
Confirmed: Arch Enemy
Full details

Leyendas del Rock (ES)
Confirmed: Arch Enemy, Epica, Bloodbath, Primal Fear, Amaranthe, Arkona, Alestorm, Eclipse, Aborted, Omnium Gatherum, Elvenking, Tako
Full details

Netherlands Deathfest
Confirmed: Repulsion, Exhumed, Wormrot, Martyrdöd, God Macabre, Sick of Stupidity
Full details

Rock Hard (DE)
Confirmed: Behemoth, Ross The Boss, D-A-D, Candlemass, Skyclad, Mantar, Secrets of The Moon
Full details

RockHarz (DE)
Confirmed: Iced Earth, Arch Enemy, Death Angel, In Extremo, Mono Inc., Lord of The Lost, Deserted Fear
Full details

Monday, July 18, 2016

Tour Updates 18/7

Amon Amarth
Confirmed: Chicago (US), Las Vegas (US), Detroit (US), Seattle (US), Milwaukee (US), Camden (US), Worcester (US), Council Bluffs (US), San Jose (US), Bethlehem (US), Uncasville (US), Newark (US), Bloomfield (US), Eugene (US), Casper (US), St. Paul (US), Moline (US)
Full itinerary

Behemoth
Confirmed: Oslo (NO), Stockholm (SE), Copenhagen (DK), Helsinki (FI), Gothenburg (SE)
Full itinerary

Inglorious
Confirmed: Helsinki (FI), Paris (FR), Oslo (NO), Berlin (DE), Stockholm (SE), Copenhagen (DK), Vienna (AT), Brussels (BE), Milan (IT), Munich (DE), Warsaw (PL), Stuttgart (DE), Cologne (DE), Lille (FR), Krakow (PL), Tampere (FI), Tilburg (NL), Aarhus (DK), Esch-sur-Alzette (LU), Offenbach (DE)
Full itinerary

Megadeth
Confirmed: Chicago (US), Las Vegas (US), Detroit (US), Seattle (US), Milwaukee (US), Camden (US), Worcester (US), Council Bluffs (US), San Jose (US), Bethlehem (US), Uncasville (US), Newark (US), Bloomfield (US), Eugene (US), Casper (US), St. Paul (US), Moline (US)
Full itinerary

Metal Church
Confirmed: Chicago (US), Las Vegas (US), Detroit (US), Seattle (US), Milwaukee (US), Camden (US), Worcester (US), Council Bluffs (US), San Jose (US), Bethlehem (US), Uncasville (US), Newark (US), Bloomfield (US), Eugene (US), Casper (US), St. Paul (US), Moline (US)
Full itinerary

Pain
Confirmed: Aalborg Metal Festival (DK), London (UK)
Full itinerary

Testament
Confirmed: Brussels (BE), Madrid (ES), Barcelona (ES), Zurich (CH), Vienna (AT), Prague (CZ), Tilburg (NL), Porto (PT), Bilbao (ES), Lausanne (CH)
Full itinerary

Thursday, July 07, 2016

Festival Updates 7/7

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

Dynamo Metalfest (NL)
Cancelled: Life of Agony
Full details

Out & Loud (DE)
Confirmed: Endlevel
Full details

Party.San Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Obscura
Cancelled: Whiplash
Full details

Ramblin' Man (UK)
Confirmed: Massive Wagons, Stonebroken, Colour of Noise, Cats In Space, Mason Hill, Dirty Thrills, Will Wilde, City of Thieves, The Naked Six, Illustr8tors, Wicked Stone, Bigfoot
Full details

Vagos Open-Air (PT)
Confirmed: Paradise Lost
Full details

Monday, June 27, 2016

Festival Updates 27/6

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

Alcatraz Metal (BE)
Confirmed: Twisted Sister, Anthrax
Full details

Dokk'em Open-Air (NL)
Confirmed: Hell Patrol, Methusalem, 13 Steps, Kjeld, Manu Armata, Khrrome, D.R.D., Magma, Sleeër
Full details

Lokerse Feesten (BE)
Confirmed: Slayer
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Undertow, Bembers, Tragedy, Randale
Full details

Vagos Open-Air (PT)
Cancelled: Anthrax
Full details

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Tour Updates 22/6

Annihilator
New dates: Metal Hammer Paradise Festival (DE)
Full itinerary

Anthrax
New dates: Louder Than Life Festival (US), Alcatraz Metal Festival (BE), Houston Open-Air Festival (US), Flagstaff (US), Boise (US), Revolution Rock Festival (US), Aftershock Festival (US), Destin (US)
Cancelled dates: Vagos Open-Air Festival (PT)
Full itinerary

Black Sabbath
New dates: London (UK), Birmingham (UK), Houston (US), Manchester (UK), Leeds (UK), San Antonio (US), Glasgow (UK), Tulsa (US)
Full itinerary

Glenn Hughes
New dates: Hard Rock Hell Festival (UK)
Full itinerary

Lordi
New dates: London (UK), Munich (DE), Prague (CZ), Edinburgh (UK), Dublin (IE), Budapest (HU), Leipzig (DE), Nuremberg (DE), Newcastle (UK), Swansea (UK), Kosice (SK), Graz (AT), Bratislava (SK), Memmingen (DE), Aschaffenburg (DE), Ludwigsburg (DE), Liverpool (UK), Ostrava (CZ), Dornbirn, Bristol (UK), Galway (IE), Linz (AT), Markneukirchen (DE), Kortrijk (BE), Doncaster (UK), Basingstoke (UK), Nancy (FR)
Full itinerary

Queensrÿche
New dates: Seattle (US), San Diego (US), New York (US), Houston (US), Baltimore (US), Sacramento (US), Pittsburgh (US), San Antonio (US), Dallas (US), Omaha (US), Jacksonville (US), Ft. Lauderdale (US), Sioux City (US), Peoria (US), Colorado Springs (US), Tampa (US), Charleston (US), Lancaster (US), Chesterfield (US), Overland Park (US), Tyler (US)
Full itinerary

Slayer
New dates: Louder Than Life Festival (US), Revolution Rock Festival (US), Aftershock Festival (US), Lokerse Feesten (BE)
Full itinerary

Testament
New dates: London (UK), Manchester (UK), Glasgow (UK), Birmingham (UK), Dublin (IE)
Full itinerary

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Festival Updates 15/6

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

Bloodstock (UK)
Confirmed: Beholder, Seed of Sorrow, Husk, Burning The Dream, Vehement, Triverse Massacre, The Crawling, Ten Ton Slug, Art of Deception, Bearfist, Ramage Inc., Famyne
Full details

Desertfest Belgium
Confirmed: John Garcia, Scorpion Child, Black Cobra, Joy, Black Wizard
Full details

Graspop Metal Meeting (BE)
Confirmed: Sick of It All
Cancelled: Monuments
Full details

Headbangers Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Denner/Shermann
Full details

In Flammen (DE)
Confirmed: Weltenbrand, Necromorph
Full details

Metal Hammer Paradise (DE)
Confirmed: Iced Earth, Annihilator, Lost Society, Die Kassierer, Brainstorm
Full details

Friday, June 03, 2016

Festival Updates 3/6

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

Bloodstock (UK)
Confirmed: Kill II This, Shining, Anti Clone, Foetal Juice, Myrath, Vektor
Full details

Damnation
Confirmed: Electric Wizard
Full details

Desertfest Belgium
Confirmed: Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats
Full details

Eindhoven Metal Meeting (NL)
Confirmed: Archgoat, Memoriam, Hail of Bullets, Illdisposed, Valkyrja, Insanity Reigns Supreme, Burning Hatred
Full details

Raismesfest (FR)
Confirmed: Iron Bastards
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Cancelled: Anthrax
Full details

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Tour Updates 31/5

Annihilator
New dates: London (UK), Athens (GR), Newcastle (UK), Manchester (UK), Thessaloniki (GR)
Moved date: Zurich (CH)
Full itinerary

Anthrax
New dates: Orlando (US), Miami (US), Atlanta (US), Dallas (US), Salt Lake City (US), Detroit (US), Cleveland (US), Indianapolis (US), Toronto (CA), Montreal (CA), St. Louis (US), Pittsburgh (US), Austin (US), Denver (US), Reno (US), El Paso (US), Missoula (US), Penicton (CA), Rock Allegiance Festival (US), Tunica (US), Lethbridge (CA), Abbotsford (CA)
Cancelled dates: Summer Breeze Festival (DE)
Full itinerary

Glenn Hughes
New dates: San Diego (US), Albany (US), San Jose (US)
Cancelled dates: Jeanette (US)
Full itinerary

The Iron Maidens
New dates: Santa Ana (US), Indio (US), Twin Falls (US), Long Beach (US), Scottsdale (US), Queretaro (MX), Tarzana (US)
Full itinerary

Joanne Shaw Taylor
New dates: San Diego (US), Albany (US), San Jose (US)
Cancelled dates: Jeanette (US)
Full itinerary

KISS
New dates: Tucson (US)
Full itinerary

Kreator
New dates: London (UK), Berlin (DE), Paris (FR), Dublin (IE), Munich (DE), Oslo (NO), Copenhagen (DK), Madrid (ES), Barcelona (ES), Warsaw (PL), Hamburg (DE), Manchester (UK), Toulouse (FR), Grenoble (FR), Essen (DE), Tilburg (NL), Vilnius (LT), Torhout (BE), Trezzo sul'Adda (IT), Wiesbarden (DE), Tallinn (ET), Pratteln (CH)
Full itinerary

Slayer
New dates: Orlando (US), Miami (US), Atlanta (US), Dallas (US), Salt Lake City (US), Detroit (US), Cleveland (US), Indianapolis (US), Toronto (CA), Montreal (CA), St. Louis (US), Pittsburgh (US), Austin (US), Denver (US), Reno (US), El Paso (US), Missoula (US), Penicton (CA), Rock Allegiance Festival (US), Tunica (US), Lethbridge (CA), Abbotsford (CA)
Full itinerary

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Festival Updates 24/5

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

Allmend Rockt (CH)
Confirmed: Powerwolf, Tuxedoo
Full details

Desertfest Belgium
Confirmed: Castle, Ahab, Yob, Elder, Cough, Hangman's Chair, Tau
Full details

Download (UK)
Confirmed: Inme, Santa Cruz, The Dirth Youth, Witchsorrow, The Franklys
Full details

Fall of Summer (FR)
Confirmed: Memoriam, Tankard, Whiplash
Full details

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

In Flammen (DE)
Confirmed: Division Speed
Full details

Maryland Deathfest (US)
Confirmed: Malignancy
Cancelled: Infernal Revulsion
Full details

Metalitalia (IT)
Confirmed: Sodom, Dark Tranquillity, Demolition Hammer
Full details

Netherlands Deathfest
Confirmed: Triptykon, Nifelheim, Katalepsy, Grave Miasma, Corpsessed, Craft, Disavowed, Vastum, Psuedogod, Dead Infection, Shine of Insanabilis, Gride, Ingrowing, True Black Dawn, Kerasphorus
Full details

Party.San (DE)
Confirmed: Bodyfarm, Cryptic Blood, Rebaelliun
Full details

Raismesfest (FR)
Confirmed: The Answer
Full details

Summer Breeze Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Blasmusik Illenschwang
Full details

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Tour Updates 4/5

Abbath
New dates: Pinarella di Cervia (IT)
Full itinerary

Annihilator
New dates: Calgary Metal Fest (CA), Wroclaw (PL), Poznan (PL), Gdansk (PL)
Full itinerary

Destruction
New dates: London (UK), Munich (DE), Paris (FR), Dublin (IE), Barcelona (ES), Madrid (ES), Lisbon (PT), Glasgow (UK), Manchester (UK), Prague (CZ), Nuremburg (DE), Strasbourg (FR), Marseille (FR), Bilbao (ES), Grenoble (FR), Toulouse (FR), Pratteln (CH), Porto (PT), Rijssen (NL), Siegburg (DE), Hasselt (BE), Mannheim (DE), Drachten (NL), Dornbirn (AT), Brescia (IT), Seville (ES), Ludwigsburg (DE)
Full itinerary

Dirkschneider
New dates: Oslo (NO), Stockholm (SE), Moscow (RU), Nuremberg (DE), Oberhausen (DE), Karlsruhe (DE), Brno (CZ), Umea (SE), Orebro (SE), Linköping (SE), Borlänge (SE), Memmingen (DE), Solingen (DE), Vacha (DE), Dornbirn (AT)
Cancelled dates: Tel Aviv (IS)
Full itinerary

Glenn Hughes
New dates: London (UK), Manchester (UK), Glasgow (UK), Wolverhampton (UK), Nottingham (UK), Newcastle (UK), Cambridge (UK), Leamington Spa (UK)
Full itinerary

Queensryche
New dates: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide
Full itinerary

Rob Zombie
New dates: London (UK), Paris (FR), Berlin (DE)
Full itinerary

Friday, April 29, 2016

Festival Updates 29/4

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

Bloodstock (UK)
Confirmed: Akercocke, Desert Storm, Divine Chaos, Poseidon, Mordrake, Rest In Fear
Full details

Desertfest Belgium
Confirmed: Pentagram, My Sleeping Karma, Torche, Your Highness, Electric Citizen
Full details

Fort Rock (US)
Confirmed: The Apocalypse Blues Revue, Sowflo
Full details

Graspop Metal Meeting (BE)
Confirmed: Jean Beauvoir, The Hickey Underworld
Full details

Masters of Rock (CZ)
Confirmed: Titan Crusher, Power 5, Deathward, Kapriola
Full details

Party.San (DE)
Confirmed: Spasm, II, December Noir, Mosaic
Full details

Sweden Rock
Confirmed: Demon
Cancelled: Robin George
Full details

Tuska Open-Air (FI)
Confirmed: Obscura, Jess And The Ancient Ones, Thunderstone, Frosttide, Embreach, Nervosa, Block Buster, Nuclear Omnicide, Man With A Mission
Full details

Monday, April 25, 2016

Tour Updates 25/4

Avantasia
New dates: Kavarna Rock Festival (BG)
Full itinerary

Blaze Bayley
New dates: Mexico City (MX), Irapuato (MX), Pachuca (MX)
Full itinerary

Blind Guardian
New dates: Loud Park Festival (JP)
Full itinerary

Candlemass
New dates: Loud Park Festival (JP)
Full itinerary

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

Exodus
New dates: Radio Onda D'Urto Fest (IT)
Full itinerary

Inglorious
New dates: Download Festival (UK)
Full itinerary

Metal Church
New dates: Loud Park Festival (JP), San Francisco (US), Las Vegas (US), Portland (US), Los Angeles (US), Seattle (US), San Diego (US), Corona (US)
Full itinerary

One Machine
New dates: Oxford (UK), Glasgow (UK)
Full itinerary

Overkill
New dates: Warsaw (PL), Krakow (PL), Berlin (DE), Zurich (CH), Budapest (HU), Vienna (AT), Munich (DE), Cologne (DE), Frankfurt (DE), Stuttgart (DE), Brescia (IT), Graz (AT), Erfurt (DE), Osnabrück (DE), Pinarella (IT)
Full itinerary

Primal Fear
New dates: Metal Hammer Paradise Festival (DE), São Paulo (BR), Fortaleza (BR), Guatemala City (GT), Lima (PU), Montevideo (UR)
Full itinerary

Queensrÿche
New dates: Loud Park Festival (JP)
Full itinerary

Sixx:A.M.
New dates: Loud Park Festival (JP)
Full itinerary

Festival Updates 25/4

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

Alcatraz Metal (BE)
Confirmed: Soulfly
Full details

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

Carolina Rebellion (US)
Cancelled: ZZ Top
Full details

Gods of Metal (IT)
Confirmed: Jeff Angell, Planet Hard, The Shrine, Overtures
Full details

Gohelle (FR)
Confirmed: Moonspell, Rock Goddess, Arkona, The Great Old Ones, Unsu, Putrid Offal, Power Fuel, Lelahell
Full details

Headbangers Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Q5, Ostragoth
Cancelled: Night Demon
Full details

Kavarna Rock (BG)
Confirmed: Avantasia, Myrath
Full details

Ramblin' Man Fair (UK)
Confirmed: Terrorvision, Simo, Sons of Royalty, Supersuckers
Cancelled: Sebastian Bach
Full details

Welcome To Rockville (US)
Cancelled: ZZ Top
Full details

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Festival Updates 20/4

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

Download (UK)
Confirmed: Raging Speedhorn, Juliette And The Licks, Inglorious, RavenEye, Skinny Lister, The Amorettes, From Ashes To New, The Wild Lies, Wearing Scars, In Search of Sun, Puppy, The Men Who Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing
Full details

Metal Hammer Paradise (DE)
Confirmed: Saxon, Enslaved, Schandmaul, Crowbar, Primal Fear, Anvil, Mantar, Almanac, Erik Cohen, Stallion, Ram, Sulphur Aeon
Full details

Out And Loud (DE)
Confirmed: Rage, Mantar, Excrementory Grindfuckers
Full details

ProgPower Europe (NL)
Confirmed: Wolverine, Klone
Full details

Ramblin' Man Fair (UK)
Confirmed: Casualties of Cool, The Dead Daisies, Bob Wayne
Full details

Sabaton Open-Air (SE)
Confirmed: Amberian Dawn, Bloodbound
Full details

With Full Force (DE)
Confirmed: Trivium, Six Feet Under, Norma Jean, Cypecore
Full details

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Tour Updates 13/4

Abbath
New dates: Vagos Open-Air Festival (PT)
Full itinerary

Anthrax
New dates: Amnesia Rockfest (CA)
Full itinerary

Avantasia
New dates: Alcatraz Metal Festival (BE)
Full itinerary

Black Sabbath
New dates: Rio de Janeiro (BR), Mexico City (MX), Santiago (CL), São Paulo (BR), Curitiba (BR)
Full itinerary

Exodus
New dates: Alcatraz Metal Festival (BE)
Full itinerary

Inglorious
New dates: Belfast (UK), Wolverhampton (UK), Bingley (UK)
Full itinerary

Iron Maiden
New dates: Bucharest (RO)
Full itinerary

Kreator
New dates: Alcatraz Metal Festival (BE)
Full itinerary

Joanne Shaw Taylor
New dates: London (UK), Glasgow (UK), Bristol (UK), Newark (UK), Hoghton (UK)
Full itinerary

Slayer
New dates: Nijmegen (NL)
Full itinerary

Testament
New dates: London (UK), Oxford (UK)
Full itinerary

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Festival Updates 12/4

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

Alcatraz (BE)
Confirmed: Avantasia, Kreator, Exodus, The Answer, Thunder Mother
Full details

Bloodstock (UK)
Confirmed: Vallenfyre, Brutai, The Charm The Fury, Meta-Stasis
Full details

Dokk'em (NL)
Confirmed: Bliksem, Izegrim, Entrails, Insanity Alert
Full details

Dynamo Metalfest (NL)
Confirmed: Extremities
Full details

FortaRock (NL)
Confirmed: Swallow The Sun
Full details

In Flammen (DE)
Confirmed: Mantar
Full details

Party.San (DE)
Confirmed: Immolation, Mork Gryning, Purgatory, Bombs of Hades, Ered, Graveyard, Memoriam, Lik, Vidargängr
Cancelled: Gates of Ishtar
Full details

ProgPower Europe (NL)
Confirmed: Klone
Full details

Raismesfest (FR)
Confirmed: Birth of Joy
Full details

Tuska (FI)
Confirmed: Kvelertak, Hatebreed, Swallow The Sun, Cain's Offering, Turmion Kätilöt, Omnium Gatherum, Lord Vicar, Brymir
Full details

Vagos Open-Air (PT)
Confirmed: Abbath, Adimiron, Soldier, Equaleft, Schammasch
Full details

Thursday, March 31, 2016

March 2016 reviews update

Toseland - Cradle The Rage by Andy Lye
Magrudergrind - II by Jackson May
Joe Lynn Turner - Street of Dreams: Boston 1985 by Andy Lye
Big Boy Bloater - Luxury Hobo by James Abel
Joe Bonamassa - Blues of Desperation by Andy Lye
Inglorious - LIVE: The Caves, Edinburgh by Tom Cornell
Onslaught - Live At The Slaughterhouse by Andy Lye

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Festival Updates 23/3

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

Bang Your Head!!! (DE)
Confirmed: Iced Earth, Candlemass, The Dead Daisies, Ektomorf
Full details

Bloodstock (UK)
Confirmed: Misery Loves Company, Cambion, Diamond Head, Krysthla
Full details

Brutal Assault (CZ)
Confirmed: Mastodon, Gojira, Chelsea Wolfe
Full details

Damnation (UK)
Confirmed: Enslaved, Ne Obliviscaris, Nails, Oceans of Slumber, Full of Hell
Full details

Download France
Confirmed: Avatar, The Inspector Cluzo, Twin Atlantic
Full details

Dynamo Metalfest (NL)
Confirmed: Textures
Full details

Fall of Summer (FR)
Confirmed: Unleashed, Shining
Full details

Freak Valley (DE)
Confirmed: Mother Engine
Full details

In Flammen (DE)
Confirmed: Sabiendos
Full details

Metalfest Open-Air (CZ)
Confirmed: Mantar
Full details

Resurrection (ES)
Confirmed: Being As An Ocean
Cancelled: Attila
Full details

Rock Fest Barcelona (ES)
Confirmed: Tyketto
Full details

Sabaton Open-Air (SE)
Confirmed: Roadhouse Diet, Spectral XI, Antarktis
Full details

Friday, March 18, 2016

Festival Updates 18/3

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

FortaRock (NL)
Confirmed: Suicidal Tendencies, Architects, Monster Truck, Avatar, The Shrine
Full details

Leyendas del Rock (ES)
Confirmed: Anthrax
Full details

Metal Female Voices (BE)
Confirmed: Feridea
Full details

Out & Loud (DE)
Confirmed: Firtan, Dying Gorgeous Lies, Unbound, Devil's Movement, Spirit of The Future Sun
Full details

Rock Fest Barcelona (ES)
Confirmed: Anthrax, The Raven Age, Wild Lies, Leize, Alyanza
Full details

Sweden Rock
Confirmed: Michael Schenker, Steve Vai, Gamma Ray, Vanilla Fudge, Symphony X, Slough Feg, Temperance Movement, Monster Truck, Winery Dogs, Mayhem, Hawkwind, Entombed A.D.
Full details

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Festival Updates 16/3

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

Fall of Summer (FR)
Confirmed: Manilla Road
Full details

Freak Valley (DE)
Confirmed: Windhand, Gomer Pyle, Dead Meadow
Full details

Kaltenbach Open-Air (AT)
Confirmed: Ebony Archways
Cancelled: Illuminata
Full details

Leyendas del Rock (ES)
Confirmed: Avantasia
Full details

Metal Female Voices (BE)
Confirmed: Tristania, Enemy of Reality
Full details

Night of The Prog (DE)
Confirmed: Spock's Beard & Neal Morse
Full details

Reload (DE)
Confirmed: Five Finger Death Punch, Comeback Kid, Dog Eat Dog, Monsters of Liedermaching, Fjørt, Adept, Burning Down Alaska
Full details

RockHarz (DE)
Confirmed: Gamma Ray, And Then She Came, Rock Devilz
Full details

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

South Park (FI)
Confirmed: Triptykon
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Asking Alexandria, Napalm Death, Monuments
Full details

Tons of Rock (NO)
Confirmed: Europe, Red Harvest, The Dogs, Ammunition, The Shrine, Pil & Bue, Vesterbron, Ethereal Sin, Heatseekers, Mannskoret
Cancelled: Tremonti
Full details

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Tour Updates 15/3

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

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

Children of Bodom
New dates: Chihuahua (MX)
Full itinerary

Europe
New dates: London (UK), Stockholm (SE), Paris (FR), Brussels (BE), Milan (IT), Rome (IT), Zurich (CH), Cologne (DE), Utrecht (NL), Lausanne (CH)
Full itinerary

Primal Fear
New dates: Buenos Aires (AR), Mexico City (MX), Santiago (CL), San Salvador (SV), Monterrey (MX), Bogota (CO), Tegucigalpa (HN)
Full itinerary

Queensrÿche
New dates: London (UK), Summer Breeze Festival (DE), Stockholm (SE), Oslo (NO), Copenhagen (DK), Sheffield (UK), Hamburg (DE), Pratteln (CH), Saabrücken (DE), Dusseldorf (DE), Aarhus (DK), City Rock Festival (NL), Zoetermeer (NL), Bilston (UK)
Cancelled dates: '80s In The Park Festival (US)
Full itinerary

Slayer
New dates: Bang Your Head!!! Festival (DE), Summer Breeze Festival (DE)
Full itinerary

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Festival Updates 10/3

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

Bang Your Head!!! (DE)
Confirmed: Carcass, Babylon A.D.
Full details

Graspop Metal Meeting (BE)
Cancelled: Down, Borknagar
Full details

Hellfest (DE)
Confirmed: Jucifer
Cancelled: Down
Full details

In Flammen (DE)
Confirmed: Cytotoxin
Full details

Metal Female Voices (BE)
Confirmed: Liv Kristine, Mourning Sun, Mercy Isle
Full details

Night of The Prog (DE)
Confirmed: Gens de la Lune
Full details

Party.San (DE)
Confirmed: Dying Fetus, Deströyer 666, Goatwhore
Full details

Rock Hard (DE)
Confirmed: Turbonegro
Full details

Sabaton Open-Air (SE)
Confirmed: In Mourning, Billion Dollar Babies
Full details

Sonisphere Italy
Confirmed: Anthrax
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Slayer
Full details

Monday, March 07, 2016

Festival Updates 7/3

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

Bloodstock (UK)
Confirmed: Corrosion of Conformity, Unearth, Ghost Bath, Evil Scarecrow, XII Boar
Full details

Brutal Assault (CZ)
Confirmed: Neurosis, Dying Fetus, Stuck Mojo, Venom Inc., Tesseract, Sikth, Unearth, Obscura, Stick To Your Guns, Goatwhore
Full details

Download (UK)
Confirmed: Avatar
Full details

Eindhoven Metal Meeting (NL)
Confirmed: Destruction, Enthroned, Batushka, Wederganger, Protector, Gutalax, Schammasch
Full details

Metaltown (SE)
Confirmed: Frantic Amber
Full details

Out & Loud (DE)
Confirmed: Aeonblack, Amplified Memory, Disinfect, Incordia, Antipeewee, Arcturon
Full details

Party.San (DE)
Confirmed: Grave, Equilibrium, Suicidal Angels
Full details

Rock Fest Barcelona (ES)
Confirmed: Slayer, Obituary, Rata Blanca, Eclipse
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Queensrÿche, Bombus, Conan, Virtue Concept, Grailknights, Nim Vind, Asenblut, Traitor
Cancelled: Nile, Sikth
Full details

Temples (UK)
Confirmed: Mayhem, Agoraphobic Nosebleed, The Flex, Grave, Winds of Genocide
Cancelled: Acid King, Inter Arma
Full details

Monday, February 29, 2016

February 2016 reviews update

UFO - Live Sightings by Andy Lye
Avantasia - Ghostlights by Andy Lye
Michael Schenker - LIVE: Islington Assembly Hall, London by James Abel
Anvil - Anvil Is Anvil by Andy Lye
Lucifer's Friend - Live @ Sweden Rock 2015 by Andy Lye

Tour Updates 29/2

Avantasia
New dates: Masters of Rock Festival (CZ)
Full itinerary

Children of Bodom
New dates: Tuska Open-Air Festival (FI)
Full itinerary

Inglorious
New dates: Wildfire Festival (UK)
Full itinerary

King Diamond
New dates: Rock Fest Barcelona (ES)
Full itinerary

Slayer
New dates: Rock Fest Barcelona (ES)
Full itinerary

Testament
New dates: Southampton (UK), Leamington Spa (UK)
Full itinerary

Thunder
New dates: Steelhouse Festival (UK), Ramblin' Man Fair (UK)
Full itinerary

Friday, February 26, 2016

Festival Updates 26/2

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

Bang Your Head!!! (DE)
Confirmed: Twisted Sister, Slayer
Full details

Freak Valley (DE)
Confirmed: Orange Goblin, Bushfire
Cancelled: Sons of Huns
Full details

Lokerse Feesten (BE)
Confirmed: Steel Panther, Limp Bizkit, Suicidal Tendencies, Red Fang, Parkway Drive
Full details

Masters or Rock (CZ)
Confirmed: Avantasia
Full details

Neuborn Open-Air (DE)
Confirmed: Betraying The Martyrs
Full details

Ramblin' Man Fair (UK)
Confirmed: Thunder, Family, The Answer, Whiskey Myers, Road Dog, Hogjaw, Pat McManus
Full details

Resurrection (ES)
Confirmed: Bad Religion, H2O, Gojira, Hamlet, The Shrine, Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats, The Goddamn Gallows, Arkangel, Nashgul, Blowfuse, Wormed, Battlecross, Obsidian Kingdom
Full details

Rock Fest Barcelona (ES)
Confirmed: King Diamond
Full details

Sabaton Open-Air (SE)
Confirmed: Treat, Burn The Plague, Brothers of Metal
Full details

Steelhouse (UK)
Confirmed: Thunder
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Accuser, Graveyard, Zodiac, Stallion, Harikiri For The Sky, Winterstorm, Dyscordia, High Fighter, Implore, Burning Down Alaska, Saille, Argyle Goolsby, The New Roses, Insanity Alert, Stepfather Fred, Kneipenterroristen, One I Cinema, Hell City, Parasite Inc.
Full details

SWR Metalfest (PT)
Confirmed: Mindtaker, Kapitalistas Podridao, Monolyth, Plus Ultra, Speedemon
Full details

Trondheim Metalfest (NO)
Confirmed: Ihsahn, Hacktivist, Oracles, Twilight Force
Full details

Tuska Open-Air (FI)
Confirmed: Children of Bodom, With The Dead, Blaakyum, Beast In Black, Fuck-Ushima, Circle, Mörbid Vomit, Mørket, Whorion, Bendover, Crimson Sun
Full details

With Full Force (DE)
Confirmed: Drescher, Cock Sparrer
Full details