ArcTanGent announce more bands!

Bristol’s ArcTanGent festival have announced a whopping 38 more bands to it’s lineup! The festival, headlined by Converge and Explosions In The Sky, is set to take place between August 17-19. Ten bands were announced exclusively via That’s Not Metal Podcast and they are; God Is An Astronaut (their ONLY UK appearance of 2017!), Boris, […]

Boston Manor want to Burn You Up!

Before we get into the new music, let’s just inform you all that Brit emo-rockers Boston Manor have been announced for this year’s Slam Dunk Festival! Okay now that’s out of the way, lets get on to the fact that we also have new music from the quintet! The new track, isn’t exactly new, it’s […]

Subterranean announce line up

Brand new indie and rock festival, Subterranean, has revealed details of it’s debut line up headed up by The Amorettes, Pins and Stone Broken. The one day indoor rock festival, set in the heart of Cambridge, is set to showcase the very best local talent alongside some national bands from the worlds of rock and indie. […]

Fort Fest 2017 announces first new wave of bands!

After the sucessful inaugural festival in 2016, Fort Fest is set to return bigger and better than before! Set to take place on August 4-6 at Scald End Farm, Thurleigh in Bedfordshire, organisers have announced the first wave of bands for this years line-up! Fort Hope; Skarlett Riot; Our Hollow, Our Home; Grumble Bee; The […]

2000 Trees announce first wave of bands!

Well as you all know it’s that time of the year when all the festivals are announcing their incredible lineups! Today Cheltenham’s 2000 Trees festival has announced the first wave of bands! The first announcement sees Slaves headline the Saturday! The band’s Issac says; “Really chuffed to be headlining 2000trees Festival, it’s an honour. It’s […]

Bloodstock announce MORE awesome bands!

The festival line-up announcements just keep rolling (rolling, rolling, rolling) in this week don’t they! Today we have the news that Bloodstock festival have announced four more awesome bands for their 2017 lineup. Swedish metallers Soilwork are set for an appearance on Catton Park’s main stage. Frontman Bjorn “Speed” Strid says; “We are really thrilled […]

Monster Download festival lineup announcement!

Download festival has announced a mammoth 48 bands to it’s already incredible lineup! Festival organiser Andy Copping says; “We’re committed to delivering the best in rock and metal year on year for the Download fans, and this year is no exception. We’re thrilled to have core acts in the likes of Steel Panther, A Day […]

Handmade Festival announces new acts!

Handmade Festival is set to return to Leeds’ O2 Academy on April 29 and 30th for two days of music, comedy, art, film, perofrmance and photography. The festival has announced the second lot of artists set to take to the stage across the two dates; Cabbage, Superfood, Demob Happy, God Damn, Kagoule, Gallops, Ash Mammal, […]

Megadeath announced as Bloodstock headliner!

It’s a happy new year from Bloodstock Open Air festival as they announce the one and only Megadeath will take a headline spot!!! The Grammy nominated metallers will round off the festival, headlining Sunday’s line-up at Catton Park. Frontman Dave Mustaine says; “We kick off 2017 by announcing we’ll be headlining Sunday night at Bloodstock, […]

A Look Back at 2016; Festivals

Another year of festivals has come and gone and what a year it was. Biffy, Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Foals headline sets at Reading and Leeds, 2000 Trees 10-year anniversary celebrations, Panic! At The Disco topping the bill at Slam Dunk and the likes of Creeper, Moose Blood, Basement and Milk Teeth tearing up […]

Heavy Scotland announce next wave of bands!

We’re starting the week as we mean to go on with the new lineup announcement for Heavy Scotland! Edinburgh Corn Exchange is set to be the go-to for all you metal-heads out there between April 1-2 2017! The latest acts to be announced are *drum roll* Finntroll, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Destruction and Ingested! They join the […]

Merry Christmas from Bloodstock!

Bloodstock Open Air Festival is getting into the Christmas spirit with yet another lineup announcement! Welsh hellraisers Skindred are set to make their BOA debut, bringing their boisterous live shows and unique blend of reggae, metal and punk to the festival. Also it will be BOA goers’ first time to join the infamous Newport helicopter! […]

Impericon Festival announce some awesome bands!

Impericon festival has announced the first four bands for the UK leg of the 2017 festival! The festival, set to take place on April 17, 2017 at Manchester’s Academy. The first wave of bands announced are killer too! Thy Art Is Murder will be headlining the event and will be joined by Miss May I, […]

Bowling For Soup announce Slam Dunk and new live CD/DVD!

Bowling For Soup fans rejoice! Everyone’s favourite pop-punkers have some big news for you all! The Texans have announced that they will be playing 2017’s Slam Dunk Festival! The band will be making their debut at the UK’s most prestigious pop-punk, metalcore and modern-rock festival. Frontman Jaret Reddick says of the announcement; “We are so […]

Bloodstock announce more bands for 2017!!

If you were thinking of heading to Catton Park, Derbyshire between 10-13th August 2017 for Bloodstock Festival then this latest lineup announcement should definitely have you on your laptops booking your tickets right away (I’ll even help you out by putting the link for tickets here because I’m nice like that!). There’s only three bands […]


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