Tag Archives: festival

BLOODSTOCK

BLOODSTOCK NEWS: METAL 2 THE MASSES FINALS/ SIX MORE BANDS ADDED TO LINE-UP

Bloodstock has many rightful claims to the metal festival throne. Apart from the stellar line-up we witness year after year and the en masse crab walking (just YouTube Evil Scarecrow’s 2014 performance on ‘Crabulon’ and it will make sense-ish), is the festival’s nationwide battle of the bands competition, Metal 2 The Masses. If you’re unfamiliar, bands from all over the country ...

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HARBINGER

BLOODSTOCK NEWS: SEVEN MORE BANDS ANNOUNCED

With Game Of Thrones underway and Avengers: Endgame less than a week away, 2019 is throwing all but the kitchen sink our way, which includes even more god damn bands to announce for this Augusts’ Bloodstock Festival of pure metal extravaganza. Coming to Derbyshire are industrial alt rockers, SULPHER who’ve nabbed themselves a Sophie Lancaster stage slot on Friday, along with ...

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Download 2019: Simple Creatures, The Wonder Years, Dinosaur Pile-Up, and many more join line-up

If the line-up for this year’s epic Download Festival wasn’t eye-poppingly outstanding already, they’ve only gone and announced 17 more awesome bands. Headlining the Avalanche Stage on Saturday, are super-group Simple Creatures, featuring Mark Hoppus of Blink 182 and Alex Gaskarth of All Time Low. This is a UK festival exclusive. They had this to say about their appearance: “An evening of Trash-Pop ...

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Corey Taylor shares sneak peek of his new SlipKnot mask for Download 2019

Appearing on the ‘Let There Be Talk’ podcast, Corey Taylor, vocalist of Download headliners Slipknot, talked about working with special effects wizard Tom Savini on his brand new mask for his upcoming performances. Corey commented: “He’s the godfather to me.”..“[I] got to hang out with him, got to talk with him. Met him through a friend who actually works with him. And ...

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Diamond Head

Diamond Head, Burnt Out Wreck, Saints of Sin, Neuronspoiler, Alteration – Four Sticks Weekender Four Sticks Weekender

Finding our way south of the river we see our way through the hustle and bustle of the capital’s maze of streets and tube lines to New Cross. Here a fantastic live venue with that cosy pub feel is embracing a three day live music festival of which we are lucky enough to enjoy the first day of. As with ...

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BABYMETAL share footage of ‘Distortion’ from Download Festival

J-metal icons Babymetal have confirmed the worldwide release of their single, ‘Distortion,’ This will be put out in limited coloured 12” vinyl single format and is being made available via selected indie retailers, on November 23rd 2018. The A- side of the exclusive red vinyl single will feature the studio recording of the song, but the B- side will feature the ...

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Bloodstock 2018: Bands you MUST see – by RAMzine staff

Only a coupel of days to go to the biggest event in the metal calendar – Bloodstock Open Air. A few weeks back we brought you a guide to the must see bands, by the fans. Now its time for those behind this very website, and your favourite zine – RAMzine.  I posed the question: ‘Who is the one band ...

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The Rock Guide To Reading and Leeds

For better or worse, Reading and Leeds have evolved into so much more than a rock festival. Nudging its way into the same ilk as V-fest, T In The Park or even Glastonbury, it does leave rock fans who have either been attending for years or are new to festivals scene in general in a bit of a pickle. Though ...

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Voodoo Sioux “We’ll surprise some people, it’ll be hard and heavy” – Bloodstock 2018 Interview

When did you find out Voodoo Sioux were playing Bloodstock Festival? A little while ago now. Our drummer Nige was away on holiday in Wales when he received the email. The wi-fi over there is a bit hit and miss, so it could’ve been a few more days before he picked it up. He made sure he found some telephone ...

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Dragonforce

Frédéric Leclercq of DragonForce at Download 2018 “We’re working on a new album that we’re releasing next year”

Love them; hate them; flail your body in a sugar rushed category five whirlwind to them; you got to give it to DragonForce – they actually made power metal… well, cool…-ish. Frilly laced shirts and pompous three-disc marathons of operatic guitar wankery does not sit well in the frenzied equation of DragonForce’s hyper speed power/fantasy recipe. Bringing a balls to ...

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