We are moving….Soon!

THE E-TAINMENT NEWS EUROPEAN FESTIVAL BLOG IS MOVING! But don’t worry we aren’t moving very far! We have been running this blog now for about 3 years and it’s a great success bringing European festival news to 1000’s of festival fans, but we are now updating our main website (www.e-tainmentnews.com) and feel it makes sense…

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Getting Social!

As we are stumbling through the start of this year’s festival season, we thought it is a good time to let you know that we will be adding reviews and photos from about 40 festivals from across Europe to our main website e-tainment news.com as we get them. We will also be posting a selection…

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Festival Reviews and Photos

ARE YOU A BUDDING WRITER OR PHOTOGRAPHER?? With the summer fast approaching and the festival season almost upon us here at e-tainment news HQ we understand that we are only as good as the people we have checking out our site on a regular basis so we are looking for festival fans that would like…

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Join us on Facebook and Twitter

Since we started this European festival blog about 3 months ago we have received over 90,000 visits which is more than we ever expected, so we have now created new Facebook and Twitter pages so that we can interact with our users even more. We created this blog with festival fans in mind so welcome…

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Pinkpop Festival – Netherlands

KINGS OF LEON TO PLAY BIGGEST EVER DUTCH SHOW AT PINKPOP 2011! KINGS OF LEON have announced that will be playing their biggest Dutch show ever at next year’s Pinkpop festival!  They will be headlining on the Sunday with previously announced COLDPLAY headlining Saturday For more PINKPOP FESTIVAL information – click here >>>

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Metal Town Festival – Sweden

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER CONFIRMED FOR METAL TOWN 2011! According to the group themselves, they have mostly been inspired by the Swedish metal bands,  so the result is as good as aggressive. Now with 10 years behind them Death metal band BLACK DAHLIA MURDER from Detroit will take over Gothenburg and Metal Town next summer!…

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Graspop Metal Meeting – Belgium

SLIPKNOT TO HEADLINE GRASPOP 2011! Following the bands announcement that they would be playing some european festival dates in 2011, they were Download Festival UK’s first headline act to be revealed and now Graspop organisers have announced that SLIPKNOT will also be making the trip to Belgium in 2011. More headliners are expected to be…

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Summerbreeze Festival – Germany

TODAY’S NEW BAND IS BOLT THROWER…. If you missed them in 2007, the fear not as UK death metallers BOLT THROWER  are coming to conquer once again!  With a new album still being worked on fans might get to glimpse some new material next August at the Summerbreeze Festival! More to come every day –…

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Getaway Rock Festival – Sweden

3 MORE BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR SWEDEN’S GETAWAY ROCK FESTIVAL Organisers of Getaway Rock have revealed 3 more bands for next year’s festival – HEAVEN SHALL BURN. AURA NOIR and MARDUK Tickets are on sale now – click here to buy For more GETAWAY ROCK FESTIVAL information – click here>>>

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Sweden Rock Festival – Sweden

JOAN JET AND THE BLACKHEARTS COMING TO SWEDEN ROCK 2011! Over the years, JOAN JET AND THE BLACKHEARTS have released a total of 12 studio albums in their own right, crammed with raw garage-rock in a Hard Rock package. Apart from the above mentioned super hit, “Bad Reputation”, “Crimson and Clover”, “Do You Wanna Touch”,…

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Metal Town Festival – Sweden

AUSSIE ROCKERS PARKWAY DRIVE ADDED TO THE METAL TOWN BILL In March 2010 PARKWAY DRIVE returned to the studio to record their third album, this time with Joe Barresi, known for his work with include Tool and Queens of the Stone Age.  The result “Deep Blue” lived up to all expectations and shows off a…

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Roskilde Festival – Denmark

INDIE ROCKERS KINGS OF LEON TO HEADLINE ROSKILDE 2011 With a number of festival dates already confirmed, it looks like 2011 will be a busy year for THE KINGS OF LEON. Roskilde Festival tickets are on sale now priced at DKK 1,725 (approx €232) Day tickets are priced at DKK 875 (approx €117) For more…

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Wacken Open Air Festival – Germany

FIRST BAND FOR WACKEN OPEN AIR ADVENT CALENDER ANNOUNCED The WOA X-MAS calendar starts today! Every day organisers are giving you the chance to win great prices. Moreover special surprises and every day one new band for the Wacken Open Air billing will be announced! Today’s band announcement is EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS For more WACKEN OPEN…

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Metal Town Festival – Sweden

RAUBATIER CONFIRMED FOR METAL TOWN 2011 Organisers are announcing one band every weekday until the 13th December – today it’s the turn of Swedish band RAUBATIER who created chaos in the tent stage last year are back again in 2011! Tickets go on sale tomorrow! For more METALTOWN FESTIVAL information – click here >>>

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Bestival – UK

FIRST HEADLINER ANNOUNCED – THE CURE (ONLY EUROPEAN SHOWIN 2011) THE CURE have been confirmed as Saturday headliners for next year’s Bestival – organiser Rob Da Bank announced earlier today via his Twitter page Iconic Cure frontman Robert Smith commented: “I am delighted and excited that The Cure’s only European festival performance in 2011 will…

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Peace and Love Festival – Sweden

KINGS OF LEON CONFIRMED AS HEADLINERS FOR PEACE & LOVE 2011 KINGS OF LEON was founded in 2000 in Nashville, USA. The big breakthrough came with the fourth album Only By The Night in 2008. They will play on the Utopia stage at next year’s festival and are the first of several headliners that will…

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Bloodstock Festival – UK

While other UK festivals are only just now announcing their first acts, BLOODSTOCK can confirm news of it’s eighth exclusive UK appearance for next year’s festival. Swiss tech-metallers CORONER will make their first UK festival appearance at BLOODSTOCK next summer. Add to that the possibility of a guest appearance from Swiss metalhead and former collaborator…

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Peace and Love Festival – Sweden

MORE BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR PEACE AND LOVE 2011! Organisers have announced the following today – Christian Kjellvander, Industry (Caj Karlsson, Sanna Carlstedt, Johan Johansson, Dan Victor and Frans Haraldsen), Rigmor Gustafsson Quartet More artists will be released tomorrow including one of the main acts! For more PEACE AND LOVE FESTIVAL information – click here >>>

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Rock Werchter Festival – Belgium

TWO BIG NAMES ANNOUNCED FOR ROCK WERCHTER Rock Werchter has confirmed two new ‘big’ names – COLDPLAY and IRON MAIDEN will perform at Rock Werchter 2011! The Chemical Brothers are the closing dance act on Thursday June 30th, Kings of Leon are headliners on the main stage on Friday July 1st, Coldplay are the main…

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