Tag Archives: UK Festival

Onslaught announce new line up & will unveil at Bloodstock Festival show 10th August


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UK Thrashers ONSLAUGHT will unveil their new line up on the mainstage at ‘Bloodstock Festival’ Catton Hall, Derbyshire, on Friday 10th August.

Longstanding members NigeRockett, Sy Keeler & Jeff Williams will be joined by James Perry (drums) and Wayne Dorman (guitar).

NigeRockett comments:

“The band is genuinely sounding more powerful and aggressively focused than ever before!  James has been a great friend of the band for many years and is one hell of a drummer, a complete thrashing machine, so solid and lighting fast.

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LIVE REVIEW: DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL – DONNINGTON PARK UK – 8TH-10TH JUNE 2018


Download Festival –LIVE REVIEW by Carina Lawrence / Dark Art Conspiracy

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 James Bridle

Download Festival is the UK’s biggest, friendliest and most diverse rock/metal festivals and it gets bigger and better each year. This year particularly had a strong theme of environmental sustainability, with their new recycling scheme for beer glasses, using plastic reusable cups which you could keep and reuse or give back and made for a nice memento along with the introduction of Greenpeace’s Eco Campsite. Viewing platforms for wheelchair-users were available across all stages and British Sign Language interpreters on two, again highlighting the festivals diversity and how it accommodates for everyone which is great to see.

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PREVIEW: DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL UK 8-10th JUNE 2018


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UK’s biggest rock/metal festival is fast approaching so we take a look at just some (there are too many to list) of our highlights of this awesome music weekend that is not to be missed on the 8-10th June….

The first most notable highlight, of course, has to be the three headliners:

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Mammothfest UK Add INGESTED & More Acts To Line-Up


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Mammothfest UK have added INGESTED as main support to already announced headliners Decapitated along with other new bands: Dead Witches, Cypercore, Forgotten Remains and more.

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MAMMOTHFEST announces additional headliners and supports for 2018


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Mammothfest UK recently revealed their first announcement for 2018 in the form of headliners Polish death metallers Decapitated and now they have added 18 more of the total 50 bands to be added to the line-up as above!

It has long been the MAMMOTHFEST stance that customers do not need to spend a lot of money to attend a great festival, see incredible bands and complete the weekend feeling utterly fulfilled.

2018 is no exception with this stunning line up as Mammothfest continues to bring the biggest bands in the world to Brighton while maintaining the vital platforms necessary to give our worldwide emerging talent the opportunities they need to keep the life blood of our metal scene thriving!

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Mammothfest Launch ‘Best Band’ Competition For 2018 With Various Shows Around The UK


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With a new year comes new and exciting news from Mammothfest, who are launching the ‘Mammothfest Best Band 2018’ competition to search for the best and most talented emerging metal acts in the UK this year.

There will be hundreds of shows held in 11 locations including London, Cardiff, Ireland and of course Brighton where Mammothfest is held. These will all include semi-finals and the all-important final where the overall regional winners will then go head to head in the national final at Mammothfest on the Sunday 7th October where one winner will be crowned MAMMOTHFEST BEST BAND 2018. But not just that, there are other prizes up for grabs such as a possible label deal and more.

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