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ALCEST to support CULT OF LUNA in London as part of Beyond The Redshift festival 2022


After the long, dark time that fans have had to go without the mesmerising beauty of Alcest’s live shows, the French duo are proud to share some great news – Alcest will support Swedish post metal band Cult Of Luna on their 2022 European tour. Alcest and Cult Of Luna will be joined on the road by Svalbard, and will be playing at London venue The Forum on 12th March. This special show will be a part of Cult Of Luna‘s self-curated Beyond the Redshiftfestival, which is returning to London for the first time in eight years!

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‘Download Pilot’ Round Up – 3 Day Festival in Phase 2 Government Scientific Event Research Programme


The very first major camping event of its kind since lockdown, the specially created Download Pilot three-day festival took place as part of the second phase of the Government’s scientific Events Research Programme, this weekend over 18 – 20 June 2021. The event was hailed a resounding success with organisers confident that the event proved 100% that events will be able to go ahead from this point onward.

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Slay At Home Festival Finale Set For This Weekend — Featuring Members of KsE, Lacuna Coil, Incubus, Periphery + More


Slay At Home, the first-of-its-kind virtual music festival organized by Frank Godla of Metal Injection, is celebrating its one-year anniversary with the announcement of a grand finale.

The fully-stacked event will air this Friday, June 18, and Saturday, June 19, with music beginning at 3PM EST both days and panel discussions beforehand.

The free, virtual event will fundraise in support of four great charity organizations: MusicaresThe Iggy Fund, Cancer Research Institute, and National Alliance On Mental Illness. Info on these four charities can be found at the Slay At Home website here

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OF MICE & MEN new ep ‘Bloom’ out Now + announce 2022 EU festival show dates


Californian quartet Of Mice & Men are proud to release their crushing new EP Bloom via SharpTone Records. Composed of three blistering new songs and entirely self-produced, Bloom is the second EP in a trilogy, set to culminate in the band’s 7th full-length album. The EP artwork was created by talented artist Derek Hess. First EP Timeless was released back in February.

Conceived in the midst of the pandemic, Of Mice & Men’s new music pulls out all the stops, exuding strength and spirit. It is their most impressive and expansive work to date, without sacrificing any heaviness.

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FULL LINE UP ANNOUNCED FOR DOWNLOAD PILOT 10,000 CAPACITY THREE-DAY CAMPING ONLY TEST EVENT


Festival Republic have today announced the line-up for the ‘Download Pilot’. The 10,000 capacity, camping only festival will take place on 18-20 June 2021 on the hallowed grounds of Donington Park, as part of the Government’s scientific Events Research Programme. Testament to the depth of talent and strength of the UK’s world-leading rock scene, 40 acts all of whom are UK based have been revealed with headliners Frank Carter & The RattlesnakesEnter Shikari and Bullet For My Valentine as well as a host of the hottest names in rock, including Neck Deep, While She Sleeps, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, Sleep Token, Creeper and many more across two stages. Tickets go on sale for Download Festival 2022 ticketholders on Tuesday 1 June with general sale starting Thursday 3 June at 12pm via www.downloadfestival.co.uk/download-pilot

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Download Pilot 3-Day Camping Festival Announced in Phase 2 of Government Scientific Event Research Programme


Festival Republic today confirm that a three-day, 10,000 capacity, camping only festival will take place this June as part of the second phase of the Government’s scientific Events Research Programme. In the true spirit of rock, the ‘Download Pilot’ will take place on 18-20 June 2021 on the hallowed grounds of Donington Park, the home of rock and metal since 1980. Tickets go on sale on Tuesday 1 June for the longstanding loyal existing Download Festival 2022 ticket holders, before general on sale on Thursday 3 June. The full line-up will be announced Friday 28 May.

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