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RammsteinRAMMSTEIN ANNOUNCE 2013 FESTIVAL DATES!

Rammstein have announced the first dates of a European tour for 2013 from June to August, which include Wacken Open Air, Rock Werchter, Hurricane and Southside festivals.

The German industrial metallers were also confirmed as Download Festival headliners, for the festival taking place at Donington Park next June. Rammstein join Iron Maiden who were confirmed yesterday to play Donington for the fifth time in their career, 25 years after they played their first Monsters Of Rock festival there in 1988.

The full list of dates announced by Rammstein today are as follows:

June 01, 2013     Nijmegen, Goffertpark, Fortarock XL (Netherlands)
June 04, 2013     Warsaw, Impact (Poland)
June 08, 2013     Samara, Rock on Volga /Rock Nad Volgoi (Russia)
June 13, 2013     Interlaken, Greenfield Festival (Switzerland)
June 14, 2013     Nickelsdorf, Nova Rock (Austria)
June 16, 2013     Donington Park, Download Festival (Great Britain)
June 21-23, 2013 Scheeßel, Hurricane (Germany)
June 21-23, 2013 Neuhausen ob Eck, Southside (Germany)
July 06, 2013     Werchter, Rock Werchter (Belgium)
July 26, 2013     Sofia,    Sofia Rocks (Bulgaria)
July 28, 2013     Bucharest, Romexpo, Rock over Bucharest (Romania)
August 01, 2013     Wacken, Wacken Open Air (Germany)

Pinkpop Festival, NetherlandsPINKPOP ANNOUNCES MORE BANDS & DAY LINE UP FOR 2012

Just announced on their Twitter pages Pinkpop organisers have confirmed the following bands for Saturday 26th May – KYUSS LIVES!, KASABIAN, ANOUK, THE CURE, WILL AND THE PEOPLE, THE AFGHAN WHIGS, BEN HOWARD, MAJOR TOM, THE ASTEROIDS GALAXY TOUR,THE TING TINGS

Playing Sunday 27th May will be BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB, SHARON JONES & THE DAP KINGS, CHASE & STATUS, MASTODON, THE WOMBATS, KEANE, BABYLON CIRCUS, RACOON, THE KYTEMAN ORCHESTRA, SOUNDGARDEN, LINKIN PARK

Playing Monday 28th are JAMES MORRISON, GERS PARDOEL, SEASICK STEVE, THE SPECIALS, MUMFORD & SONS, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE E-STREET BAND, SERENA PRYNE & THE MANDEVILLES, CHEF’SPECIAL, PAUL KALKBRENNER, BLOOD RED SHOES, HERBERT GRÖNEMEYER, THE HIVES

For more PINKPOP FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

THE DMC ONLINE DJ CHAMPIONSHIP 2012

Calling all DJs!! Our friends at MUZU are working with DMC as partner in the 2012 DMC Online DJ Championships – check out the info below and if you’re interested get working!

The 2012 DMC Online DJ Championships is Live. Enter the competition by Uploading your 2 minute set via MUZU and we will support your quest to become the online DJ Champion.

Up for Grabs is an amazing prize: An all-expenses paid trip to the DMC World Championships  to compete against the best Scratch DJs in the world. Plus loads of new kit and $3000 cash.

To enter, all you need to do is

1.       record a 2 minute DJ set video using decks, CDJs and the latest DJ mixing technology to make yourself stand out from other DJs
2.       upload it to the competition via MUZU.TV. Register at MUZU here https://www.muzu.tv/join/?type=industry
3.       Get the Sharelink for the video and Submit it at http://www.facebook.com/muzutv?sk=app_171350439587
4.       Once the voting starts MUZU will get behind you and promote your Set to get Votes from our Community

To be included in Round One of the competition, Submit your set by March 19th, Voting begins on March 20 – 26th and the Winner is announced on April 10th

For more information go to http://www.dmcdjonline.com/

Bospop Festival, NetherlandsALANIS MORISSETTE AND LENNY KRAVITZ TO HEADLINE BOSPOP 2012

Heading up this year’s Bospop festival in the Netherlands is Singer, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist, LENNY KRAVITZ who will be headlining on Saturday 7th July and Canadian singer / songwriter ALANIS MORISSETTE who headlines the next day Sunday 8th July

For more BOSPOP FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

5 Days Off Festival 2012, NetherlandsCRAZY P, DON DIABLO & T ADDED TO 5 DAYS OFF LINE UP

Organisers have added more names to this year’s 5 Days Off Festival – Crazy P (DJ set) brings disco boogie on the opening night, Don Diablo is a guest on the evening of Noisia and the new project of (ex) Audio Bullys man T, you can check on Saturday in Paradiso!

For more 5 DAYS OFF FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

Lowlands Festival, Netherlands 2012FEIST & MORE CONFIRMED FOR THIS YEAR’S LOWLANDS FESTIVAL IN THE NETHERLANDS

Lowlands 2012 takes place in Biddinghuizen, at Spijk en Bremerberg from Friday 17th – Sunday 19th August

Joining Feist at the 20th edition of Lowlands Festival will be Ane Brun, La Pegatina, Letlive, Blaudzun, Movits!, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes and The lesson Ramoneurs Menhirs.  Innervisions Presents: Henrik Schwarz, Âme and Dixon (Live & DJ) will also be appearing, with many more acts still to be announced.

Lowlands Festival ticket sale starts on 4th Feb 2012 at 10am GMT.

For more LOWLANDS FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

Pinkpop Festival, NetherlandsMUMFORD & SONS CONFIRMED FOR PINKPOP FESTIVAL 2012

With the confirmation of Mumford & Sons, Pinkpop organisers tell us that they were one of the top favorites from all the votes gained through the festival website!.

This British band was only formed in December 2007 by Marcus Mumford (vocals, guitar and drums), Winston Marshall (vocals, banjo), Ben Lovett (vocals, keyboards, organ) and Ted Dwane (vocals, double bass). The debut album “Sigh No More”, shipped more than 4 million units and is full of banjos, accordions and basses that are a mix of country, bluegrass and folk heard.

Overall a perfect festival band.

For more PINKPOP FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

e-tainmentnews european festival blog logoMORE FESTIVAL HEADLINE DATES FOR THE CURE!

The Cure have announced more european festival dates for this year via their website http://www.thecure.com, check them out…

26- May-2012 – PINK POP, HOLLAND
29th June – 1st July 2012 – LES EUROCKEENNES, FRANCE
5-8th July-2012 – ROSKILDE FESTIVAL, DENMARK
7-Jul-2012 – HEINEKEN JAMMIN’, ITALY
9-Jul-2012 – ROCK IN ROMA, ITALY

More dates still to come…

Paaspop Festival, Netherlands 2012PAASPOP ANNOUNCES MORE BANDS AND TICKET ON SALE DATE!

Paaspop festival organizers have announced the following new acts: The Kyteman Orchestra, Di-Rect, Rival Sons, Drop The Lime, DJ Lucien Foort & The Devil’s Blood!

Tickets go on sale Saturday 28th January be sure to get yours quick as they won’t hang around very long!

For more PAASPOP FESTIVAL information and line up – click here >>>

Paaspop Festival, Netherlands 2012NEW ACTS RELEASED FOR PAASPOP 2012

Check out the new acts announced for this year’s Paaspop festival that takes place in De Molenheide, Schijndel, Netherlands from the 6th – 8th April, we think there is something for everyone here….

Within Temptation, Triggerfinger, Chris Liebing, Gers Pardoel, Heideroosjes, Steve Rachmad, Emalkay, Gomes, Klaas van der Eerden, Hardwell, La Fuente feat. MC Gee, R3hab, Bassjackers, Candybar Planet, Vanderbuyst en Pulled Apart By Horses

For more PAASPOP FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

Pinkpop Festival, NetherlandsSOUNDGARDEN CONFIRMED FOR PINKPOP FESTIVAL 2012

One of the greatest grunge bands of the 90s is coming back to Pinkpop. SOUNDGARDEN, the band from Seattle for the first time since 1997 will again appear outside of America.

Chris Cornell, Kim Thayil, Matt Cameron and Ben Shepherd will go on a world tour in 2012 and not beat Netherlands. The band scored their biggest hit in 1994 in the Netherlands with “Black Hole Sun” from the album “Superunknown”. The band was previously at Pinkpop in 1992 but broke up in 1997 after singer Chris Cornell with his new band Audioslave (2003) and solo (2009) once stood at Pinkpop.

For more PINKPOP FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

e-tainment news european festival blogWith Christmas fast approaching and organisers starting to release bands for next year’s festivals, before we get too busy, we want to thank all of our subscribers and users for reading our blog.

We love festivals and are glad that so many of you are likeminded – we want to make 2012 a huge year and increase the number of ‘festival fans’ so that we can carry on bringing you up to date information about all your favourite festivals.

We are also working on some cool competitions and giveaways for next year so the more people we have the better the prizes we can get for you!

Although this is a European festival blog we have noticed that we are getting more and more Australian and US fans which is really cool, and to those of you we also have festival blogs and facebook pages aimed specifically at the US & Australia so why not click one of the links below and join us?  If you are a European festival fan then we have a facebook page just for you as well!

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VAN HALEN CANCEL EUROPEAN TOUR 2012 EVEN BEFORE DATES ARE ANNOUNCED!

Van Halen have shelved plans for their European tour which included an appearance at the 10th anniversary of Download at Donington Park over the weekend of Friday 8th to Sunday 10th June 2012.

Melodic Rock online, (here) are reporting that that the vintage American hard rockers have cancelled their planned 2012 Summer Tour of Europe before the dates were even announced. The dates include what would have been an appearance at Download on the Sunday of the festival.

The article reveals that, “because planning was so far along for the tour – the dates and venues were already locked in. There has been no reason given to promoters for the cancellation. Simply that it was not going to go ahead.”

The cancelled dates were:

May
28 – Paris Zenith
30 – Zuerich Hallenstadion

June
1 – Barcelona Pala Jordi
3 – Milano Arena Fiera
5 – Dortmund Westfalenhalle
7 – Sweden Rock Solvesborg
10 – Download Festival Donnington
13 – Stuttgart Schleyerhalle
15 – Hellfest Clisson France
17 – Fields Of Rock Festival Holland
19 – Berlin O2 Arena
21 – Prag
23 – Grasspop Metal Meeting Belgium

Dauwpop Festival, NetherlandsDAUWPOP FESTIVAL ADDS FURTHER 4 ACTS TO THIS YEAR’S BILL

Organiser have released the names of the 4 newest additions to this year’s festival line up – Krystl, Dotan, The Baseballs and The Levellers

For more DAUWPOP FESTIVAL information – click here >>>

Lowlands Festival, NetherlandsMORE BANDS ADDED TO NETHERLANDS LOWLANDS FESTIVAL

Taking place in Biddinghuizen, Holland from the 19th to 21st August, organizers have confirmed that the ARCTIC MONKEYS will be making an appearance at this year’s festival.

They will be joined by RISE AGAINST, SKUNK ANANSIE, ANNA CALVI, PAUL KALKBRENNER (LIVE) will also appear along with JUNIP, WARPAINT and MAYER HAWTHORNE & THE COUNTY

Other acts added include Budzillus, Miles Kane, Matthew Dear (live band) and Will and the people.

For more LOWLANDS FESTIVAL NETHERLANDS information – click here >>>

Pinkpop Festival, NetherlandsTHREE MORE ACTS FOR PINKPOP FESTIVAL

Pinkpop festival organizers have revealed 3 more acts for this year’s line up – Eliza Doolittle, Cage The Elephant and VersaEmerge

For more PINKPOP FESTIVAL information – click here >>>

Pinkpop Festival, NetherlandsAND HERE COME MORE FOR MONDAY 13TH JUNE!

After the earlier Saturday and Sunday line up announcement here is the latest news for Monday 13th June – TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB, VOLBEAT, KAISER CHIEFS, THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM, THE SCRIPT, THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS, SCOUTING FOR GIRLS, DAZZLED KID, ALL TIME LOW, BAND OF HORSES, DEADMAU5, PLAIN WHITE T’S, BEATSTEAKS

For more PINKPOP FESTIVAL information – click here >>>

Pinkpop Festival, NetherlandsPINKPOP ANNOUNCES A BUNCH MORE BANDS FOR 2011!

Pinkpop organizers have revealed the next raft of bands for this year’s festival –
Saturday: Madi, Ash, Selah Sue, Manic Street Preachers, Simple Plan, Alter Bridge, De Staat, Lifehouse, Elbow, Coldplay

Sunday: Laura Jansen, Graffiti6, The Bloody Beetroots Death Crew 77, Justin Nozuka, Avenged Sevenfold, Tim Knol, Wolfmother, White Lies, Kings Of Leon

For more PINKPOP FESTIVAL information – click here >>>

Paaspop Festival BelgiumPAASPOP FESTIVAL CONFIRMS TOMMY EBBEN

If you are ready for some atmospheric ballads and rousing roots rock then check out TOMMY EBBEN & THE SMALL TOWN VILLIANS on the Jack Daniels stage Sunday 24th April

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Dauwpop Festival, Netherlands9 MORE BANDS ADDED TO DAUWPOP FESTIVAL

Joining the already announced Cult, Royal Republic and Masters Of Reality this week are GO BACK TO THE ZOO, BASKERVILLE, NOBODY BEATS THE DRUM, KRAAK EN SMAAK, BOEF EN DE GELOGEERDE AAP, DE JEUGD VAN TEGENWOORDIG, RACOON, A SILENT EXPRESS, TOMMY EBBEN & SMALL TOWN VILLAINS

There are many more to be announced so keep checking back!

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