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Focus on Stonedeaf Festival

Focus on Stonedeaf Festival

Stonedeaf preview

Download festival announce day tickets and splits

Download festival announce day tickets and splits

Download festival has released day tickets for this year’s event and announced its day splits. The mammoth rock and metal festival had previously announced its headliners (Avenged Sevenfold on Friday, Guns N’ Roses on Saturday and Ozzy Osbourne on Sunday), but now the other three stages have had their splits revealed. Download made the announcement […]

Further acts announced for Ramblin' Man Fair 2018

Further acts announced for Ramblin’ Man Fair 2018

Ramblin’ Man Fair is pleased to announce further acts for 2018 as Myles Kennedy, Skinny Molly, Thomas Wynn And The Believers, Second Relation and No Hot Ashes.

Countdown to Desertfest - Camden, London, May 4-6

Countdown to Desertfest – Camden, London, May 4-6

Desertfest preview…

Bloodstock announces Cannibal Corpse, Bleed From Within and more

Bloodstock announces Cannibal Corpse, Bleed From Within and more

Bloodstock festival have announced more acts as the event gets closer to being another sell out for 2018.

Mott The Hoople reform to headline Ramblin' Man Fair

Mott The Hoople reform to headline Ramblin’ Man Fair

Ramblin’ Man Fair is pleased to announce the second headliner for the event in 2018 as Mott The Hoople (Main Stage Headliner / UK Festival Exclusive) with many more acts to be announced…

The Cult to headline Ramblin' Man Fair for 2018

The Cult to headline Ramblin’ Man Fair for 2018

The Cult have been announced as a main stage headliner in an exclusive set for Ramblin’ Man Fair festival. This addition comes along with further announcements that Gun, Chas & Dave, Me & That Man, Goldray and Voyager will all be joining the line up.

Bloodstock adds At The Gates, Exhorder and more to 2018 Festival

Bloodstock adds At The Gates, Exhorder and more to 2018 Festival

Bloodstock have announced four more bands for 2018!  

Robert Plant added to Bearded Theory Festival

Robert Plant added to Bearded Theory Festival

Multi-award winning West Midlands festival Bearded Theory have announced an astonishing line-up for 2018, securing a rare festival performance by one of the world’s greatest rock and roll voices, Robert Plant, to headline on Saturday night. The former Led Zeppelin frontman will be bringing his band The Sensational Space Shifters, who have been selling out venues around […]

Bloodstock announces more bands for 2018 festival

Bloodstock announces more bands for 2018 festival

NEW YEAR, NEW BANDS FOR BLOODSTOCK 2018

Great White

Rockingham Festival – Day 3 – Sunday 22nd October 2017

Review & photos by Stephen Brophy

Black Star Riders

Hard Rock Hell XI @ Hafan Y Mor Holiday Park, Pwlheli, North Wales – Day 2

Day Two, Saturday, November 11th, 2017 Reviewed by Paul Quinton

Y&T

Hard Rock Hell XI @ Hafan Y Mor Holiday Park, Pwlheli, North Wales – Day 1

Day One, Friday, November 10th, 2017 Reviewed by Paul Quinton

Ramblin' Man Fair 2018 - First Line-Up Announcement

Ramblin’ Man Fair 2018 – First Line-Up Announcement

Following on from the critically acclaimed and commercially successful third year in 2017, Ramblin’ Man Fair returns in 2018! This year the festival will move from its traditional end of July slot to the 30th June and 1st July 2018

Bloodstock add Doro, Fozzy, Bloodbath & Septicflesh to 2018 festival

Bloodstock add Doro, Fozzy, Bloodbath & Septicflesh to 2018 festival

Bloodstock Festival have announced four more additions to their August 2018 line-up. German metal legend, Doro will headline Friday night on the Sophie Lancaster stage.  With a career spanning over 30 years and 17 studio albums under her belt (including 4 with Warlock), Doro’s current label Nuclear Blast recently celebrated her 30 year anniversary with a 3 […]

Vince Neil

Rockingham Festival – Day 2 – Saturday 21st October 2017

Review & photos by Stephen Brophy

Guns 'N' Roses announced as third and final headliner for Download 2018

Guns ‘N’ Roses announced as third and final headliner for Download 2018

Rock Legends Guns N’ Roses complete Download 2018 headliners alongside Ozzy Osbourne and Avenged Sevenfold at the UK’s premier rock event. Download Festival has today announced its final headliner as the legendary Guns N’ Roses, alongside the previously announced Ozzy Osbourne, and Avenged Sevenfold. The three day festival takes place 8 – 10 June 2018 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington […]

John Parr

Rockingham Festival – Day 1 – Friday 20th October 2017

Review & photos by Stephen Brophy

Damnation Fest interview with Aaron Aedy of Paradise Lost

Damnation Fest interview with Aaron Aedy of Paradise Lost

Lost in Paradise…

Bloodstock announce four more bands for 2018 line up

Bloodstock announce four more bands for 2018 line up

Just in time for Halloween, Bloodstock have announced four more spooktacular bands and add the 2018 Rock Society tickets to the ticket store. Watain will bring their black metal ritual to headline Sunday’s Sophie Lancaster stage in a UK festival exclusive.  Frontman Erik Danielsson tells us, “Our last performance at Bloodstock in 2012 was also […]