Wednesday 19 November 2014

KISS announced as final Download headliner

KISS have been announced as the third and final main-stage headliner for next year's Download Festival. The glam-rock legends will be joined on the Sunday by Motley Crue, Slash (featuring Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators) and Enter Shikari. Motley Crue will play second on the...

Tuesday 18 November 2014

Hellfest announce almost their entire 2015 line-up

Taking place in Clisson, France, the annual metal-death-rock-hardcore-punk behemoth that is Hellfest has announced almost all of its 2015 line-up. The bill includes, amongst many other bands, Rise Against, The Dead Kennedys, envy, NOFX, Madball, OFF!, Code Orange and Defeater. That's in...

Download Festival adds second batch of bands

Muse will headline the main stage on Saturday night at next year's Download Festival. Festival booker Andy Copping broke the news this morning on his Twitter account. Faith No More return to the festival as 'special guests' after headlining in 2009. A Day To Remember will be third on...

Thursday 6 November 2014

Crossbonefest 2015 add more bands, including Saturday headliner

Crossbonefest are seemingly on an announcement frenzy. The latest bands to join the Belgian DIY festival's bill are Fights & Fires, Toxic Shock and Mean Jeans. The Portland based punks Mean Jeans will be heading up the line-up on Saturday 21st March 2015. Underground Railroad to...

Tuesday 4 November 2014

Win Bloodstock tickets by finding fireworks

Bloodstock Festival - an annual metal gathering that has won many an accolade for its atmosphere and family friendly approach - are giving fans the opportunity to win tickets by locating fireworks hidden around the official website. Locating all 12 fireworks will open up the change of...

Apologies I Have None, Moose Blood and more added to Crossbonefest

As if Belgium's Crossbonefest 2015 wasn't looking exciting enough with the likes of Cheap Drugs, Muncie Girls, Direct Effect and Your Highness on the bill, organisers have added five more awesome acts to the line-up. The DIY festival, taking place in Houthalen on the 20th and 21st March 2015...

Sunday 2 November 2014

2000Trees Festival launch monthly installment scheme

The ever-excellent and award-winning 2000Trees Festival in Cheltenham have launched an installment scheme, allowing tickets to be paid for on a monthly basis. Organisers are offering tickets at this year's prices, as they confirm two headliners for 2015. Two day tickets are available at...

Wednesday 22 October 2014

Crossbonefest add five more bands to Belgian DIY punk line-up

Crossbonefest, an annual DIY punk festival in Houthalen, Belgium, have added more bands to the bill. Having already confirmed the likes of Muncie Girls, Clean Shirts and Cheap Drugs - amongst others - the organisers have now added: Direct Effect Your Higness Sunpower This Routine Is Hell...

Monday 20 October 2014

Dropkick Murphys announce ‘Celtic Punk Invasion’ tour

Dropkick Murphys have announced a 'Celtic Punk Invasion' tour, featuring dates across the US, Europe and the UK. The tour marks the first time the Murphys will have played in Ireland on St. Patrick's Day. A major announcement for US fans who wish to travel to with the band for the St....

Monday 13 October 2014

Notts Pop Punk Fest scheduled for January 2015

Nottingham have found the cure for post-New Year blues - a full day of homegrown and unsigned pop-punk artists for a minimal price! Nottingham's Pop Punk Fest will take place on the 3rd January 2015, featuring headliners Lacey among a wealth of exciting talent. The full line-up...

Saturday 11 October 2014

Crossbone Fest announce the first 10 bands

Belgium's annual DIY punk festival, Crossbone Fest, have announced the first 10 bands to join the 2015 line-up. The festival, taking place on the 20th and 21st March 2015 in Houthalen, have confirmed that the dates are set in stone, claiming that "only a nuclear disaster that sweeps Houthalen...

Wednesday 1 October 2014

Nightmare Festival add even more bands

Another week, another announcement by Camden's Nightmare Festival. The multi-venue event takes place on the 1st November 2014, celebrating all things Halloween. Joining the previously announced Blood Red Shoes, King Charles, Hawk Eyes, Brawlers, The Hell and many more are: ELLIOT...

Friday 26 September 2014

Nightmare Festival add 14 more bands

Nightmare Festival, a multi-venue event in Camden on the 1st November 2014, has added 14 more bands to the line-up. Having already confirmed King Charles, Blood Red Shoes, InMe and many more, the additional 14 bands are: MAN LIKE ME BLACK FUTURES KNIFEWORLD JOHN FAIRHURST LYDER THE...

Tuesday 23 September 2014

Bloodstock 2015 announce more bands

Having previously announced Within Temptation as the Saturday headliners, and Opeth as special guests, Derby's Bloodstock have added three more acts to Britain's increasingly iconic metal festival. Emperor frontman Ihsahn brings his solo project to the Catton Park as a UK exclusive,...

Saturday 20 September 2014

Breakout Festival to enter all ticket holders into bar tab competition

With one week to go until Brighton's first ever Breakout Festival, organisers are placing all ticket holders into a competition to win one of four £20 bar tabs. Anyone with a ticket as of midnight on Tuesday 23rd September will be entered into the draw. The one day event, scheduled to...

Wednesday 17 September 2014

Suggest the line-up for Crossbonefest in Belgium

Crossbonefest returns in 2015 following this year's sold out edition. To celebrate its return, organisers are looking towards fans for line-up suggestions. "Alright Boners, put these dates in your agenda. It’s XBONE-TIME on the 20th and 21st of March 2015," they state in their...

Drill : Brighton announce Swans, God Damn and more

Legendary band Wire have announced their curated Drill Festival in Brighton, scheduled to take place from the 4th to the 7th December. Expanding on previous London and Seattle based events, the festival sees the likes of Swans, Savages, Toy, Courtney Barnett, The Wytches, MONO (JPN), East...

Tuesday 16 September 2014

Nightmare Festival add more than 40 more bands

Nightmare Festival, brought to you by the forces behind Camden Rocks, have added in excess of forty more bands to the already bulging line-up. The one day festival, scheduled to take place on the 1st November 2014 to celebrate Halloween, will now see the likes of Blood Red Shoes, Brawlers...

Monday 15 September 2014

Groezrock 2015 is go

The people behind Groezrock Festival have confirmed the dates for 2015. Get the 1st and 2nd May 2015 in your calendar now. Belgium's biggest punk-rock party, Groezrock has welcomed the likes of Lagwagon, Bad Religion, Refused, New Found Glory, NOFX and Rancid to its headline slot over its 23...

Tuesday 26 August 2014

Breakout Festival add more bands

Brighton's Breakout Festival have added more bands to the line-up. Taking place at Brighton Racecourse on the 27th September 2014 across two stages, Breakout is the city's first outdoor rock and metal festival. Priced at £30 for the day, Breakout Festival aims to be an affordable event for...

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