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ArcTanGent Festival announces Opeth as its first 2021 headliner & launches its own Crowd Funder


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After last weeks postponement announcement for ArcTanGent Festival for this Summer, the team are proud to announce that Opeth have confirmed as our first headliners for 2021.
“We’re very excited to announce that Opeth will be at ArcTanGent 2021 as our Main Stage Saturday night headliner.” says festival booker, James Scarlett, “They are the biggest band we had booked for 2020 so it felt like a good way to let people know our intentions for next year are equally big, if not bigger! A little bit of inside info is that ATG 2021 will feature loads of the 2020 bands with some amazing extras on top. Watch this space!”
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Century Media Records host ISOLATION FESTIVAL tonight via YouTube


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May 14th has come and it is time for an event you were all waiting for.  Tonight Century Media Records, in cooperation with EMP, hosts the ISOLATION FESTIVAL. The Century Media ISOLATION FESTIVAL is a free online festival that will be broadcasted on Century Media’s YouTube channel. The stream will begin tonight at 8pm CET / 2pm EST / 11am PST and is going to be online for 24 hours.

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THE HEAVY METAL TRUANTS ANNOUNCE VIRTUAL CHARITY RIDE SET TO BE BIGGEST YET


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The Heavy Metal Truants have today announced that their eighth annual fundraising ride from London to the hallowed grounds of Castle Donington for Download Festival, will go ahead virtually.  The charity cycling group, founded in 2013 by ex-Metal Hammer Editor in Chief Alexander Milas and Iron Maiden Manager Rod Smallwood, raise money for children’s charities through events, memorabilia auctions and their annual charity cycle ride from London to Download Festival.  To date, the Heavy Metal Truants have raised £681,500 for Teenage Cancer TrustNordoff Robbins and Childline.  This year they welcome the addition of Save The Children as an international charity beneficiary.

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Download Festival Announces Download TV: A Virtual Festival


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Download Festival Announces Download TV: A Virtual Festival after recently announcing due to the coronavirus that festival was sadly but understandable cancelled but now they have revealed some good news that they will launch a virtual festival taking place from the 12-14th June 2020…

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2000TREES FESTIVAL -ANNOUNCE AFI AND THRICE JOINING JIMMY EAT WORLDAS HEADLINERS FOR 2020


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In what might be a small amount of light in a truly dark time for live music, 2000Trees Festival is today announcing its final two headliners- AFI THRICE who join JIMMY EAT WORLD.
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DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL UK ANNOUNCES MAJOR SITE IMPROVEMENTS FOR 2020


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Download Festival, the world’s premier rock event has announced major site improvement plans for the 2020 festival which takes place on 12 – 14 June 2020 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Tickets are on sale now at  downloadfestival.co.uk/tickets.
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