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ARCTANGENT FESTIVAL 2023 (ATG) announces seven bands


Following on from the last weeks ARCTANGENT Festival 2023 annual ‘Advent Calendar’, where one band a day were announced on a different media platform each day, we can now announce all bands in full from the announcement.

So, the bands and announcement partners are: American noise duo from Atlanta Georgia ’68 (with Upset Magazine), a main stage headliner in Heilung, the phenomenal experimental folk band with members from Denmark, Germany and Norway (with Louder) and London 3 piece (and one of the finest heavy bands in the UK right now) Pupil Slicer (with Rock Sound). Also announced are punk collective Tokky Horror (with Distorted Sound), French hardcore band par excellence Birds In Row (with Knotfest), Connecticut progressive indie rock band The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die (with Punktastic) and another main stage headliner, returning legends and one of the greatest bands in the world, Converge (with Kerrang!).

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BLOODSTOCK REVEAL TRIPTYKON PERFORMING CELTIC FROST AS ANTHRAX CANCEL


Following on from the bonanza 15-band announcement earlier this week, BLOODSTOCK has some more news to share about 2023’s event. 

In these rapidly changing times, unfortunately Saturday’s special guest Anthrax have pulled out of their slot. With regret, the band have issued a brief statement saying, “Due to logistical issues beyond our control Anthrax will no longer be appearing at Bloodstock 2023.” 

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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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70000TONS OF METAL Introduce Carbon Offset Partnership


A reminder for headbangers around the Globe that Public Sales for Round 11 of 70000TONS OF METAL, The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise will start Wednesday, November 302022 at 12PM EST (9AM PST, 18:00 CET and respectively 17:00 GMT).

Always innovating the dynamics of floating festivals – most notably with their Pool Deck Stage: The World’s Biggest Open Air Stage structure to sail the Open Seas – the festival organizers have partnered with Greentripper for a new climate initiative. Guests attending the festival will have the opportunity to offset their Carbon footprint by purchasing an optional Carbon Offset when booking.

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BLOODSTOCK welcomes MESHUGGAH and HELLOWEEN


BLOODSTOCK is renowned for being for the fans, by the fans. HQ listens hard all year round to which bands BLOODSTOCKers want to see at the festival, so this announcement is sure to be a crowd pleaser, adding two of the most heavily requested acts as a new main stage headliner and as a special guest.  If that seals the deal for ordering your tickets, don’t forget the ticket deposit scheme has now launched, letting you spread payment over six instalments. Without further ado… 

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