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Bloodstock Festival Adds More Bands To The Line-up


What better to see the back of 387 chilly days of January than BLOODSTOCK announcing the final Ronnie James Dio main stage and Sophie Lancaster stage bands joining the bill, as 2023’s hottest metal weekender edges ever closer. Not only that, there’s info on how to work a couple of shifts to get free BLOODSTOCK tickets, a brand new trailer to watch, plus day tickets will go on sale tomorrow! And did we mention the Vikings are coming?! 

With 14 bands to reveal, on with the details! Not familiar with someone? Just click the band name and you’ll be whisked off to one of their YouTube videos to bring you up to speed. Maybe you’ll find a new favourite not to be missed!!

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BLOODSTOCK REVEALS THURSDAY LINE UP, PLUS 10 MORE FOR THE SOPHIE LANCASTER STAGE 


After just last week revealing their final headliner, MESHUGGAH and special guests, HELLOWEEN joining the bill, BLOODSTOCK is excited to announce even more bands for 2023, including the entire Thursday eve, opening party night line up!!

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DESERTFEST BERLIN Announces New Band Names For 2023


Desertfest Berlin has revealed new band names for its 2023-edition. Along with previously-announced Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats, The Obsessed, King Buffalo, Church Of Misery, Dozer, Blood Ceremony, L.A. Witch, Somali Yacht Club, Gnod, Ecstatic Vision, Daily Thompson, Gaupa and Psychlona, the festival has added CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, MONOLORD, SLIFT, BONGZILLA, MINAMI DEUTSCH, MOTHER ENGINE, VALLEY OF THE SUNDOMMENGANG, KANAAN as well as GNOME to their eclectic line-up, with many more to follow!

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DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL 2023 CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY WITH FOUR HEADLINE SLOTS FOR THE FIRST TIME


Download Festival, the greatest rock and metal festival of all time, is back to celebrate its epic 20 year legacy with four headline sets for the first time ever. Announced today are headliners Slipknot, Bring Me The Horizon and Metallica, who will deliver two massive no-repeat performances. This year the festival will take place over four days on 8-11 June 2023 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. General tickets are onsale at 10am on Thursday 10 November at www.downloadfestival.co.uk.
 

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BLOODSTOCK reveals first batch of 2023 bands!


BLOODSTOCK festival is thrilled to already be looking ahead and announcing a swathe of awesome bands for the 2023 event, which is set to take place on 10th-13th August 2022 at Catton Park, Derbyshire. 

Metalcore pioneers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE are set to headline the Ronnie James Dio main stage on Friday, their first ever appearance at the festival. Meanwhile, thrash legends MEGADETH will close out proceedings in spectacular style on Sunday night. Other confirmed main stage bands include DEVILDRIVER, FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY, KNOCKED LOOSE, DECAPITATED and GATECREEPER.

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W:O:A 2023: THE FIRST BANDS FOR THE 32ND WACKEN OPEN AIR ANNOUNCED


Wacken Open Air 2023 will be a big one, no doubt. And a lot of it, because it will be a four-day-festival for the first time. While in 2022 fans needed an extra ticket for Wacken Wednesday, that day will be included for everybody in 2023 – the festivities will start officially on Wednesday, Aug 2. We all know it’s true: Things have to get loud in the North during the first weekend of August. And we all missed it, that’s for sure. Just have a look at the big metal party currently underway…

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