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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)

Gurtenfestival, SwitzerlandGURTEN FESTIVAL ADDS NOEL GALLAGHER AND MORE TO THE LINE UP!

This year’s festival will be opened by Noel Gallagher, who since leaving Oasis has developed a highly successful solo career.

Festival organizers have also revealed the long-awaited return of the German radio master Jan Delay. The man with the distinctive nasal voice and his band Funk “Disko No. 1” will turn the grass belts on Sunday in a giant disco.

In addition, the festival has confirmed Nneka, Xavier Rudd, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros and power club.

Unfortunately the Marina & The Diamonds show has been cancelled!

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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/

Sonisphere Festival Spain 2012SONISPHERE SWITZERLAND ANNOUNCES DATES AND BANDS!

Just announced are the dates for the latest Swiss edition of the touring Sonisphere festival!

Taking place on the 30th May at Yverdon-les-bains Sonisphere Switzerland will have the mighty METALLICA playing the Black album in full and will be joined by SLAYER, MOTÖRHEAD, MASTODON, GOJIRA and ELUVEITIE.

Tickets are available on Friday, 17th February 2012 at 8am on www.ticketorner.ch……be quick

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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!

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Greenfields Festival, Interlacken, SwwitzerlandDATES AND FIRST HEADLINER RELEASED!

Greenfield festival will take place from the 15th – 17th June 2012 at Interlaken, Switzerland and organisers have revealed that German Punk Rockers DIE ARZTE will be one of the headlining bands!

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Sonisphere Festival SwitzerlandLAST 2 ACTS ADDED TO SONISPHERE SWITZERLAND BILL

Soni organisers announced today that CATARACT one of Switzerland’s most reliable and active band have been added to the line up.  This will be the perfect start in a hard rocking day.

Also new on the billing is RISE TO REMAIN, metalcore hopefulls from UK., this combo will blow your heads away and arrange a lot of movement on and before the stage.

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Sonisphere Festival SwitzerlandNEW BAND ADDED TO SONISPHERE FESTIVAL SWITZERLAND

One more band has been added to the line-up. – SICK PUPPIES will start the evening on “Stage Apollo. Let you join in with this insiders’ tip from Australia.

Starting today, new tickets become available. The tickets grant access to the main stage (Apollo stage) in the athletics stadium, but not to the other stages. This is for standing passengers and the transportation by public transport is not included.

Check out the full line up which has also been confirmed today!

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Sonisphere Festival SwitzerlandSONISPHERE FESTIVAL SWITZERLAND CHANGES STADIUM

According to logistic and organizing reasons the location of the main stage (Apollo stage) of SONISPHERE festival will be moved from St. Jakob-Park to near seated track and field stadium.

The change to the other of the street happens in consultation with Basel United. For visitors there are many advantages of this location, the character of the festival will be enhanced because of shorter ways, better overview and a compact overall package.

Organisers are convinced that this will offer a wider range of possibilities to the visitors of SONISPHERE. Traffic connections (shuttle directly to Basel St. Jakob) will be realised as planned and communicated

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Open Air St Gallen Festival, SwitzerlandCRYSTAL CASTLES, BLUSH & TRAKTORKESTAR COMPLETE LINE UP!

Two and a half months before the start of the this year’s festival organizers have presented the complete program – Blush from Basel, Crystal Castles from Toronto and Traktorkestar from Bern complete the line-up.

With 10,000 tickets already been sold, the anticipation of the summer festival is rising!

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Sonisphere Festival SwitzerlandBUCKCHERRY CONFIRMED FOR SONISPHERE SWITZERLAND

In the states they are superstars and have already sold millions of albums. Also in Europe BUCKCHERRY will continue its triumphal march. There’s all you need to have a great rockin‘ concert. At best with a cold beer in your hands…

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Montreux Jazz Festival, SwitzerlandSTING TO PLAY AT THIS YEAR’S MONTREUZ JAZZ FESTIVAL

The Montreux Jazz Festival has announced that STING will perform his celebrated Symphonicity concert at the Stravinski Hall on July 11.

STING, accompanied by a symphony orchestra and band, conducted by Sarah Hicks, will extend his celebrated Symphonicity world tour with additional dates across Europe this summer.  Following sold-out performances throughout North America, Europe and Australia, the Symphonicity tour will perform at a number of select festival events in France, Germany, Italy, Eastern Europe and as confirmed today at the Montreux Jazz Festival on July 11th.

To accompany Sting’s world tour, Deutsche Grammophon/Cherrytree Records, recently released a live CD/DVD package, Live in Berlin, with a companion studio album, Symphonicities, also available.

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Sonisphere Festival SwitzerlandBLAAS OF GLORY ADDED TO SONISPHERE FESTIVAL SWITZERLAND

The name says it all – BLAAS OF GLORY take on well known Metal hits and leave it with sousaphone, flute, clarinet, accordion, banjo, glockenspiel, timpani rumble, etc.. The idiosyncratic interpretations of classics like “The Final Countdown (Europe)”, “With The Devil (Van Halen)” or the “Iron Maidley” create the right mood. Metal different times and played in a literal sense with metal instruments.

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Blues Rules Crissier FestivalNOW IN ITS SECOND YEAR THE BLUES RULES CRISSIER FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINE UP

Created in 2010 by two young guys offers a unique experience in Switzerland with its “back to the roots” atmosphere.  Taking place from the 27th-28th May at the Château de Crissier, Crissier-Lausanne, Switzerland, the Blues Rules Crissier Festival opens its open-air stage to 16 bands from Europe and USA.

The line up this year includes – Kenny Brown, Bob Log III, Roland Tchakounte Trio, Eric McFadden Trio, Chapel Hill, Wes Mackey, Vermillion Sands, Rev. DeadEye & his Broken Spirits, Captain Moustache & Fredo Ignazio, Lubos Bena & Matej Ptaszek, Hillstomp, Floyd Beaumont & the Arkadelphians, Scissormen, Sevdah Dragi Moj, Joe Troop, Hannibal Slim & Captain Boogie

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased securely here – BUY BLUES RULES CRISSIER FESTIVAL TICKETS >>>

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Greenfields Festival, Interlacken, SwwitzerlandGREENFIELDS FESTIVALS ADDS 9 MORE BANDS

2011 marks the 7th year for Greenfields festival, that takes place in Interlaken, Switzerland from the 9th to 11th June.
There are some big names already announced including headliners Foo Fighters!

Recently revealed to join them are 9 more bands that are sure to make a big hit this year – DISTURBED, SOCIAL DISTORTION, APOCALYPTICA, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM, SUICIDE SILENCE, CONVERGE, ALESANA, FRAMING HANLEY

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Sonisphere Festival SwitzerlandMONSTER MAGNET ADDED TO SONISPHERE FESTIVAL SWITZERLAND

MONSTER MAGNET the cult band fronted by Dave Wyndorf join an already illustrious line up for this year’s SONISPHERE festival in Switzerland.

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Sonisphere Festival SwitzerlandLIMP BIZKIT JOIN SONISPHERE SWITZERLAND LINE UP

The multi-million selling rockers are considered to be the founders of NuMetal. Number 1 positions in the charts, sold out tours around the globe and various won awards are just a few highlights in the career of LIMP BIZKIT.

The appearance at Sonisphere marks the first opportunity for fans in Switzerland to hear new songs from the forthcoming album “Gold Cobra”.  A lot of reasons to be excited about the band’s return.

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Gurtenfestival, SwitzerlandGURTENFESTIVAL ADDS KASABIAN, BRANDON FLOWERS, THE NATIONAL AND MORE…

KASABIAN – The Quartet from Leicester in the UK is celebrating with a pounding mix of T. Rex, Primal Scream and Oasis huge success.
BRANDON FLOWERS
– The frontman of “The Killers”, one of the most successful rock bands of the planet, his solo album exclusively on the front straps.
THE NATIONAL – With their latest album, “Violet’s” have guys from Brooklyn, NY even exceeded. Ein kleines Meisterwerk. A small masterpiece.
EELS
– What is the quirky Mark Oliver Everett, known in short, EELS may be expected to live, is in the highest degree exciting.
TRENTEMOELLER live
– with a warm blanket of dubby bass and melody is spherical its visitors a breathtaking visual journey.
THE VACCINES
– All signs indicate that the four guys from London with her hellish hot rock and roll band of the year.
THE SCRIPT
– The climbers from Ireland, the blend of stadium rock and rhythm ‘created a winning formula with surprising to.
ROBERT RANDOLPH & THE FAMILY BAND
– The pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph and his band catapult the Blues into a new dimension and beam Woodstock 2011.

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Sonisphere Festival SwitzerlandSONISPHERE FESTIVAL SWITZERLAND ADDS 2 MORE TO THE LINE UP

The French avant-garde metallers GOJIRA and Guns N ‘Roses Duff McKagan legend with his solo band LOADED have been added to this year’s line up with organizers promising a big name act to be announced today at 5pm…..Any ideas who it might be??

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Open Air St Gallen Festival, SwitzerlandJOHNOSSI ADDED TO OPEN AIR ST GALLEN LINE UP

Swedish rock act JOHNOSSI will be joining already announced Linkin Park at the Open Air St Gallen festival at Sittertobel in Switzerland.

Joining them on this announcement are Culcha Candela and dance trio Solange La Frange.

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