Jun 192017
 

Dark Sarah (Gothic Metal from FIN), Death Therapy (Industrial groove metal from the USA), Wind Rose (Dwarven Metal from ITA), Sleeping Romance (Symphonic Metal from ITA) – have been added to the festival lineup for the 10th edition of Brainstorm Festival. The cultural rock and metal festival will be held this year on 3 and 4 November as usual in the Gigant in Apeldoorn (NL).

Check out the new promo video below.

** The arrival of Dark Sarah (FIN) may be considered as a big surprise. The band around ex-Amberian Dawn singer Heidi Parviainen performed in 2014 at the Metal Female Voices Fest in Belgium, but after that show the performances were limited to Finland. Extra special is that guest singer JP Leppäluoto (Charon, Northern Kings) also will be there at the festival.. As previously reported Leppäluoto has joined Dark Sarah‘s lineup for the third album, scheduled to be released in 2018. Leppäluoto was also featured in Dark Sarah’s previous album “The Puzzle” that was released in November last year, playing the character The Dragon. Continue reading »

Jun 142017
 

Our friends at Nordic Mission‘s are back with the 12th edition of their own Christian metal festival, Nordic Fest will be held October 27-28th this year and the place is Sub Scene, Oslo downtown, Norway. The organisation are eager to present to you the first bands, but right now you can order your tickets! We have released only 50 earlybird tickets at a very reduced price. The price will rise when the first bands are announced!

We will keep you posted. Continue reading »

Mar 172017
 

Next weekend, Saturday 25th March, the second edition of the new indoor metal festival ‘Metal Yard’ will be held at poppodium Atak, Enschede, the Netherlands. This new festival is organized by foundation Bonavox, together with club Atak.

The following bands will enter the stage:

Winterhorde (Progressive Extreme Metal from Israel), Gorgon (Symphonic Death Metal from France), Dark Sky (Melodic Rock / Metal from Germany), Cat O’ Nine Tails (Pirate Metal from Finland), Death Machine (Death Tribute band from Holland), Deadly Alliance (Thrash Metal from Holland), Powerized (Symphonic Prog metal from Holland), Grown Cold (Metalcore/Hardcore from Holland). Continue reading »

Jan 242017
 

Facedown Records are beyond excited to announce the line-up for the Twenty Year anniversary edition of Facedown Fest happening May 11 – 13, 2017 at the Glasshouse in Pomona, CA. It’s an honor to have worked with so many great artists over the past 20 years and we are humbled that many of them are coming back to perform reunions at this years Fest! These very special reunions include: A Plea For Purging, In The Midst Of Lions, Overcome (Jason Stinson on vocals line-up), Nodes Of Ranvier, Bloodlined Calligraphy, Sinai Beach, xLooking Forwardx, and Hands! The Fest will also include such headliners as: Impending Doom, Sleeping Giant, and Gideon along with the rest of the Facedown Family (full line-ups + poster below).

Tickets will go on sale on February 1st at facedownfest.com and will include limited edition bundles with exclusive Facedown 20 Year Anniversary items. Continue reading »

Dec 292016
 

NARNIA_ST_FRONT_RGB_1_7ffSwedish melodic metal band Narnia is confirmed to play Metanoia Fest. 2017 which will be held on 21 and 22 April at Correria Music Bar In Vila Velha, Espirito Santo/Brazil.

The complete line-up consists of: Narnia, 7th Symphony, Broad and Sharp, Comboio Calibre, Fire, Lammah, Legacy of Kain, Maieuttica, Ninetieth Storm, Perpetual Legacy, Puritan, Ravengar, Social Disparity, Soldiers.

Narnia‘s South American tour kicks off April 21th. in Recife, Brazil. All dates and locations are listed below.

The Swedish melodic metal band Narnia is finally back for the metal attack! Celebrating 20 years as a band, they are back with a brand new studio album. Their long awaited & 7th studio album is released worldwide on Sept. 16 through Deep Within Management. Continue reading »