Roskilde Festival 2012

THREE GENRE DEFINING ARTISTS CONFIRMED FOR ROSKILDE 2012! One week before organisers reveal this year’s full line up, they have announced three genre-defining men, all of whom are important figures in each of their very different music genres. RUBÉN BLADES (PAN) is one of the flagships in hard, politically indignated “salsa dura”, and he can…

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Roskilde Festival 2012

APOLLO COUNTDOWN STAGE FILLS WITH YOUNG ELECTRONIC SOUNDS! Apollo Countdown is the name of Roskilde Festival’s new electronic stage – in the warm-up days (music is playing between 1st – 4th July). Following the tradition with the Pavilion Junior stage, Apollo Countdown focuses primarily on upcoming Nordic artists.  The following 20 acts will deliver all…

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Roskilde Festival 2012

MORE UPCOMING ACTS CONFIRMED FOR ROSKILDE’S PAVILION JUNIOR Roskilde Festival’s stage for newly hatched bands will be filled with diverse talent.  Another impressive array of artists are ready for Pavilion Junior – Roskilde Festival’s stage for upcoming, predominantly Scandinavian bands. This week’s new additions almost have the same width as the rest of the festival…

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Roskilde Festival 2012

US SOUTHERN METAL BANDS COMING TO ROSKILDE! Today’s music package is a big roar from the southern swamps. We proudly present some of the best metal produced in the US Southern states. A true riff marathon awaits. BARONESS have with Red Album and Blue Record made a name for themselves as one of the most…

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Roskilde Festival 2012

MAC MILLER, A$AP ROCKY AND DOMINIQUE YOUNG UNIQUE JOIN ROSKILDE BILL! Three hot, young up-and-coming rappers from the United States share the spotlight in today’s announcement. MAC MILLER has conquered the young hip hop scene just like his bro Wiz Khalifa, who is also playing Roskilde this summer. With his debut album Blue Slide Park…

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Roskilde Festival 2012

MEW CONFIRMED FOR ROSKILDE 2012 The exclusive concert with the Nordic favourites is announced along with Mutiny On The Bounty and Ter Haar.   Organisers have confirmed a much welcome Roskilde reunion, an audience favourite plays an exclusive show – one of very few in 2012 – for its Scandinavian fans. MEW (DK) has developed a…

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Skive Festival Denmark 2012

FIRST NAMES ANNOUNCED FOR SKIVE FESTIVAL IN DENMARK Festival organisers have today (14th February) announced their first acts for this year’s festival – Nabiha, Raunchy, Odd Numbers and Freja Loeb! Nabiha – Curls or not – the Danish / African Vesterbro girl Nabiha has sung her way into our hearts with her fast-paced popnummer “Deep…

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Roskilde Festival 2012

REFUSED ARE HEADING TO ROSKILDE 2012! This Wednesday’s announcements tremble with fervor, power and nerve. REFUSED (S) has announced a series of concerts followed by a near-religious ecstasy with fans of metal, punk and (post-)hardcore. The Shape Of Punk To Come – one of the hardcore genre’s undisputed masterpieces – resulted in Refused splitting up…

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Skive Festival Denmark 2012

FIRST ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR SKIVE 2012 So here they come the acts you have been waiting for – Calvin Harris (Sco), Malk De Koijn, Rasmus Seebach, Aura and Johnny Madsen all confirmed for this year’s Skive festival that takes place from the 30th May to 2nd June in Skive, Denmark! For more SKIVE FESTIVAL 2012…

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Roskilde Festival 2012

THE ROOTS & JONATHAN JOHANSSON JOIN ROSKILDE LINE UP! The American hip hop collective is added to the line-up together with Swedish artist Jonathan Johansson. THE ROOTS (US) play at Roskilde Festival as the only Scandinavian job this summer. The American hip hop collective rarely visits Europe nowadays. The performance at Roskilde Festival will be…

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Northside Festival Denmark 2012

MORE BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR DENMARK’S NORTHSIDE FESTIVAL Joining the already announced Stone Roses, Justice and Kashmir are Dúné, Garbage, James Blake, Kasabian, Malk De Koijn, The Temper Trap, Turboweekend, When Saints Go! For more NORTHSIDE FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

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Roskilde Festival 2012

FIRST DANISH BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR ROSKILDE FESTIVAL 2012 After a December full of international heavyweights, we start the new year with a batch of Danish bands. I GOT YOU ON TAPE retakes Roskilde Festival as a band that risen significantly from the ranks since their last visit at the festival in 2009. The Danes are…

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Roskilde Festival 2012

ROSKILDE ANNOUNCE THE FIRST  METAL ACTS TO RUIN THE PEACE OF XMAS! The Christmasy spirit of December is strongly challenged by today’s two new bands who mark the first metal influence on the Roskilde programme. DEVILDRIVER (US) conquers your ears with pumped-up thrash, hardcore and death metal in well-balanced doses. Through intense touring and discipline,…

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Northside Festival Denmark 2012

THE KOOKS TO BE JOINED BY NOAH & THE WHALE AND OH LAND! English band THE KOOKS will be joined by both rural men in NOAH & THE WHALE and Danish band OH LAND at next summer’s Northside Festival! With the addition of three new names is the list of published names for the Northside…

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Roskilde Festival – Denmark

ROSKILDE FESTIVAL COMPLETES MUSIC LINE UP FOR 2011 Organisers have today announced the final 6 acts for this year’s Roskilde Festival giving a total of 163 artists in the 2011 programme. PORTISHEAD (UK) is a true headliner, not least because they have set a fashion in the trip hop genre. The Bristol band caught everyone…

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Roskilde Festival – Denmark

ELECTRO ROCKERS VETO TO OPEN ORANGE STAGE Roskilde 2011 is kick-started with electro rock with a grandiose sound – Combine electronics and rock. Combine melancholy and grandeur, Combine Orange Stage and Veto. Then you have opening act of Roskilde Festival 2011. This year’s choice is primarily based on the fact that organisers are confident that…

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Roskilde Festival – Denmark

NINE ACTS CONFIRMED FOR NEW ‘GLORIA’ STAGE AT ROSKILDE 2011 Roskilde Festival’s new stage, Gloria, will be visited by nine new and very different acts, all of whom deal with more toned-down atmospheres. Roskilde Festival offers many different musical impressions. In today’s announcement organisers focus on the more quiet, thoughtful and soothing impressions. Today’s music…

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Roskilde Festival – Denmark

ROSKILDE ANNOUNCES FINAL WARM UP BANDS FOR 2011! With less than a month to the start of this year’s Roskilde Festival, the staff is busy preparing. This includes the festival’s music office who now presents the final six names for Pavilion Junior, the stage for upcoming music, playing in the warm-up days from 26 to 29…

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Roskilde Festival – Denmark

TV ON THE RADIO AND MORE JOIN ROSKILDE LINE UP Today organisers have added three acts to the festival programme and three bands to the Pavilion Junior stage for upcoming music. TV ON THE RADIO (US) manages like few others to balance rock, soul, funk and post-punk and to mix experiments with catchy tunes, resulting…

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Roskilde Festival – Denmark

ROSKILDE FESTIVAL ADDS 4 MORE NAMES TO THE LINE UP The final programme for Roskilde Festival 2011 will soon be in place. Today organisers announce four acts, featuring four very different musical expressions. Like an image of the musical diversity in the overall music programme. DÃM FUNK with MASTER BLAZTER (US) is a California boogie-funk…

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