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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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DAVID ELLEFSON + JEFF YOUNG ANNOUNCE KINGS OF THRASH “THE MEGA YEARS” TOUR


David Ellefson and Jeff Young announce today the first four shows of the Kings of Thrash “The MEGA Years” Tour.  

The band, which also includes drummer Fred Aching as well as guitarist/vocalist Chaz Leon, will perform the classic thrash albums Killing is My Business…and Business is Good and So Far, So Good…So What in their entirety. Joining the band for these four dates will be ex-Megadeth/Ohm guitarist Chris Poland.

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Download Festival UK Announces 70+ Bands FOR 2022


Download Festival isn’t taking place this year but they have just announced 70+ bands for 2022.  The next wave of artists joining previously announced headliners: KISS, Iron Maiden and Biffy Clyro.

New artists JUST added, and bringing the mosh to #DL2022, include:
DeftonesKorn, Megadeth, The Pretty Reckless, Steel PantherThe Ghost Inside, Funeral For A Friend, Descendents, Electric Wizard, Sepultura.

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SEPULTURA & More turned into comic heroes for DC’s Dark Nights: Death Metal series


In anticipation of the international launch of DC’s runaway 2020 hit limited series, Dark Nights: Death Metal, the publisher announced today plans to collaborate with seven of the most renowned metal music bands for Dark Nights: Death Metal – Band Edition.
One of these bands will be Brazilian metal heavyweight SEPULTURA with artist Pedro Mauro creating the cover.

Representing a cross-section of metal music from across genres and generations, each special edition will feature a variant cover spotlighting a different metal band, an introduction from the band and exclusive interview.

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DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL ADDS 17 BANDS TO THE 2021 LINE UP


Download Festival, the world’s premier rock event, has announced 17 new bands for 2021, including the mighty Megadeth, Descendents, Boston Manor, Northlane, Venom Prison, Salem, The Skints, Renounced, Static Dress, The Injester and more. They will join the already stellar line up, headlined by KISS, Biffy Clyro and System Of A Down. The three-day festival takes place on 4-6 June 2021 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Day tickets will go on sale at 9am on Thursday 29 October via downloadfestival.co.uk/tickets.

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