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Hurricane Festival, GermanyRAMMSTEIN, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, NOFX & MORE CONFIRMED!

Fire, sweat, frenzy, and fascination! – A big bang of a headliner: RAMMSTEIN are playing the Hurricane Festival 2013!  But if you think that’s all, think again, there will also be Queens Of The Stone Age, who are burning to preach their Rock ‘n Roll gospel at Hurricane 2013.

On top of that organizers are pleased to present NOFX, Hip-Hop all rounders Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and coolness-machine Triggerfinger.

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Wacken Open Air 2013WACKEN OPEN AIR 2013 ALMOST SOLD OUT ALREADY!

This afternoon we bring you a message from Wacken organisers:
“As mentioned before, Wacken Open Air is just ahead of the Sold Out – as a big thank you for your loyalty within the last 24 years & your amazing support (as well as a little consolation for the mud we all had to put up with last August) we will present you one of the biggest band announcements we have ever made!!!”

“Last week we already signed that something is on the way and now the time has come – a bit earlier as planned to shorten your last working day of this week – RAMMSTEIN!!”

In August 2013 it will finally come true – RAMMSTEIN will conquer the True Metal Stage at Wacken with their worldwide-known unique and famous live show.

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Bang Your Head Festival GermanyEDGUY & VENOM CONFIRMED AS HEADLINERS FOR BANG YOUR HEAD 2012!

VENOM – It was (and still is) a hard struggle to find this year’s headlining acts for the upcoming issue of BANG OUR HEAD!!! fest, as almost each and every artist qualifying for this position seems to be unavailable due to different reasons. Finally, though, organisers stumbled upon one of the very big legends and ancestors of extreme music as we know it today and feel very honored that they accepted our invitation: VENOM are confirmed as Friday’s headlining act of BANG OUR HEAD!!! 2012!

EDGUY The second headlining act of this year’s edition of BANG YOUR HEAD!!! is confirmed: EDGUY will close the festival’s Saturday programme with a very special show – one of their few appearances in 2012.

Confirmed as well is German melodic act AXXIS and German Thrashers TANKARD

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Wacken Open Air Metal Festival, Germany4 NEW BAND CONFIRMATIONS FOR WACKEN OPEN AIR

Djerv at Wacken Open Air 2012Djerv – it`s aggressive rock, borderline metal and dangerously catchy! The Norwegian newcomer band Djerv is going to rock the Wacken Open Air 2012 for the first time! As foretaste for their show in Wacken you should listen to Djerv´s debut album. It banged in like a bolt!

Bug Girl at Wacken Open Air 2012The power duo BugGirl will invite everyone to party at W:O:A 2012! Amber and Clinno are going to bring their newest album with them to present it live on stage in Wacken. See BugGirl live in summer 2012.

Blaas of Glory at Wacken Open Air 2012In August 2012 Blaas Of Glory are again going to hit the road for Wacken OpenAir! With their special sound of music Blaas Of Glory brings back hard rock to its absolute essence.

Russkaja at Wacken Open Air 2012And last but not least the Austrian Polka-Metal-Band Russkaja will play in Wacken again. With their headstrong and atmospheric music Russkaja will enter the stage in summer.

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Hurricane Festival, GermanyTWENTY ONE NEW BANDS CONFIRMED FOR HURRICANE FESTIVAL 2012
Love is in the air at least twenty-one times this Valentines Day!

Onto the announcement first up is romantic folk-singer Mumford & Sons, with a cargo of atmospheric-electronic sounds of The xx, the cult of poppers from New Order and the ex-Oasis songwriter-mastermind Noel Gallagher with his High Flying Bird.

Madsen, Thees Uhlmann & Band, Bosse and Jennifer Rostok represent the German Department of guitars, followed by Boy, Bat For Lashes, Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls, M83, The Vaccines, Less Than Jake, My Morning Jacket, The Do, Adept , Little Dragon, GusGus, All The Young and, last but not least, a dance floor filler Steve Aoki.

And for those who have denied this day alone: Cheer up! With this line-up again in June at the latest but should all be in there. And who else has a ticket for yourself or your loved ones should work cut out, as on 27 February will increase the ticket price.

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Southside Festival, GermanyTWENTY ONE NEW BANDS CONFIRMED FOR SOUTHSIDE FESTIVAL 2012
Love is in the air at least twenty-one times this Valentines Day!

Onto the announcement first up is romantic folk-singer Mumford & Sons, with a cargo of atmospheric-electronic sounds of The xx, the cult of poppers from New Order and the ex-Oasis songwriter-mastermind Noel Gallagher with his High Flying Bird.

Madsen, Thees Uhlmann & Band, Bosse and Jennifer Rostok represent the German Department of guitars, followed by Boy, Bat For Lashes, Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls, M83, The Vaccines, Less Than Jake, My Morning Jacket, The Do, Adept , Little Dragon, GusGus, All The Young and, last but not least, a dance floor filler Steve Aoki.

And for those who have denied this day alone: Cheer up! With this line-up again in June at the latest but should all be in there. And who else has a ticket for yourself or your loved ones should work cut out, as on 27 February will increase the ticket price.

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Rock Am Ring Festival GermanyMORE ACTS CONFIRMED FOR ROCK AM RING & ROCK IM PARK 2012

The latest additions to this year’s twin festival line up include The Hives, Evanescence and Anthrax!

Joining them today are A$AP Rocky, Azealia Banks, Beginner, Boyce Avenue, Caligola, Cancer Bats, Cro, Crystal Castles, DevilDriver, Dropkick Murphys, Example, Fiva & Das Phantom Orchester, FM Belfast, Ghost, Gojira, Graveyard, Halestorm, Hoffmaestro, Lower Than Atlantis, Maximo Park, Periphery, Refused, Rise To Remain, Steel Panther, The Maccabees, The Rifles, The Ting Tings, Tinie Tempah, and While She Sleeps.

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Wacken Open Air Festival 2012, GermanyTHREE MORE BANDS FOR 2012 – MEGAHERZ, MANIMALS & WE BUTTER THE BREAD WITH BUTTER

Beside two German bands we also got one real delicacy from America for the Wacken Open Air 2012. By the way, all three bands will be at the Wacken Open Air for the first time this year.

Megaherz – It’s hard to imagine the Neue Deutsche Härte Scene without Megaherz. The Band from Munich just released its new album Götterdämmerung which is a new confirmation of their status in the scene.

Manimals – Founded in 1982 this band was one of the 80´s cult metal acts from Ohio. This year they celebrate their reunion as well as their 30th Anniversary. You can describe their music as Monster Metal or Horrorcore.

We Butter The Bread With Butter – The five musicians from Brandenburg in Germany are celebrating their special style since 2007 when the band was found. At the beginning they used to interpret German children’s songs with elements from death metal, metalcore and electro. But now they are also writing their own songs.

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Wacken Open Air Festival 2012, GermanyAURA NOIR TO PLAY WACKEN OPEN FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 2012!

2012 will be the first time for Norwegian band Aura Noir to play Wacken Open Air. The Black/Thrash metal band already released 4 albums, since they were founded in 1993. In 2005, band member Carl-Michael was hurt so bad, that he was paralyzed from the ankles down. Anyway he released the album Hades Rise in 2008 with the band and by now he also is going to perform on stage again.

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Rock Am Ring Festival GermanyROCK AM RING TICKETS SOLD OUT!

Rock am Ring festival 2012 tickets have now sold out, with sister festival Rock im Park also selling at a record pace according to festival organisers

Linkin Park, Soundgarden and Gossip were among the most recent acts to be announced for the twin events, with more still to be revealed.

Metallica, who will play ‘The Black Album’ in its entirety, and Die Toten Hosen take headlining duties on the other two days.

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Southside Festival, GermanyMORE ADDITIONS FOR GERMANY’S SOUTHSIDE FESTIVAL!

Following the earlier Cure announcement Southside organisers have also confirmed the following bands for this year’s festival – Kettcar, Garbage, Beirut, PennyWise, City and colour, La dispute and The Bronx

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Hurricane Festival, GermanyMORE ADDITIONS FOR GERMANY’S HURRICANE FESTIVAL!

Following the earlier Cure announcement Hurricane festival organisers have also confirmed the following bands for this year’s festival – Kettcar, Garbage, Beirut, PennyWise, City and colour, La dispute and The Bronx

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Rock Harz Festival, GermanyFIRST BAND ANNOUNCEMENT OF 2012 FOR ROCK HARZ FESTIVAL GERMANY!

Once they were one of the largest German Death Metal acts, unforgotten are timeless works as “Cursed”. After the dissolution of the band in 1998 like a phoenix from the ashes they reformed in 2011!

As if that was not enough the first live release of 2012, and we welcome the first time at Rock Harz the resurrected MORGOTH!

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Wacken Open Air Festival 2012, GermanyXMAS ADDITIONS TO THE WACKEN LINE UP – TESTAMENT, LENINGRAD COWBOYS, SAXON, SANCTUARY & SCHANDMAUL

Five more bands added over the Xmas period to next year’s sold out Wacken Open Air festival, check them out….

Testament – Chuck Billy and Testament return to Wacken to unleash the Bay Area Thrash machine once again on the Holy Ground!
Leningrad Cowboys – Born from the Comedy Movie “Leningrad Cowboys Go America” in the end of the 80´s they became superstars in their homeland Finland. And also in the rest of the world they managed to build up a huge fan community. Not only for fans of titanic Elvis-curls a must see!  
Saxon
– British Steele at it´s Best from Biff Byford & Saxon. After their last Wacken appearance in 2009 it´s time again to rock the holy ground! For all fans of hardrock & power metal a must see!
Sanctuary
– One of the reunions of the year! After the band from Seattle split in 1991 Warrel Dane (Nevermore) and the rest of the band reunited after more than 20 years to record new songs and rock the stages all over the world! 
Schandmaul
– A must see for all medieval freaks returns to Wacken! Within the last 10 years the band managed it to become one of the most famous bands of this genre!

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Wacken Open Air Festival 2012, GermanyBEHIND DOOR NUMBER 22 – CRIMES OF PASSION!

Next year for the first time in Wacken – CRIMES OF PASSION, with their mix of melodic metal and hardrock they conquered a lot of hearts during the last years. Their newest output “To Die For” which was released in 2011 earned best critics and we are looking forward to see these guys live at Wacken

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Rock Harz Festival, GermanySEPULTURA CONFIRMED FOR ROCK HARZ 2012

So, now though! No BIG 4 in sight, which Andreas Kisser would suddenly jump at, so we make it a second attempt – SEPULTURA come again Rock Harz in 2012! They really don’t need many words, because the exploits of the Quartet are known and last year the band released with “Kairos” which builds the opinion of some reviewers of early works – what a fan wants more?

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Wacken Open Air Festival 2012, GermanyDOUBLE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR WACKEN’S DOOR NUMBER 21!

Day 21 of Wacken Open Air’s advent calendar and here is the next double announcement – Kamelot & Sylosis

KAMELOT – will play at Wacken 2012! In their 20 years long history the US melodic power metal band recorded 11 Albums (including Live records), 1 DVD and several music videos. Today they are one of the most famous bands in the scene. We a re looking forward to see this guys back at Wacken again in 2012!

SYLOSIS – After the critical content of Sylosis debut “Conclusion of an Age“, their 2nd record will be more personal. Thrash Metal mixed up with Melodic Death Metal will blast your ears in the next year! Everyone who wants to see and hear the British and their music live get his chance at Wacken Open Air 2012.

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Wacken Open Air Festival 2012, GermanyMANTICORA & DELAIN JOIN WACKEN OPEN AIR BEHIND DOOR NO20

Joining the sold out Wacken Open Air festival 2012 today on the 20th December are Manticora & Delain

Manticora – The five guys of Manticora support our Line-up with Progressive Power-Metal from Denmark. Founded in 1997 the band has already released 7 albums.

Delain – Symponic Metal at it´s best comes from Delain. After their debut “Lucidity” hit the market like a bomb the band from the Netherlands became an established force in the scene.

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Wacken Open Air Festival 2012, GermanyDARKEST HOUR EMERGE FROM BEHIND DOOR NO 19!

It will be the first time at Wacken Open Air for Darkest Hour. This year they were touring as support-act for Machine Head and presented their new album “The Human Romance”.

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Wacken Open Air Festival 2012, GermanyBEHIND DOOR NO 17 WE HAVE FROM SWEDEN GRAVEYARD!

The Swedish Hard Rockers of Graveyard wait behind today’s advent calendar window. After the great success of their latest album “Hisingen Blues” Graveyard decided to re-release their debut album titled “Graveyard”.

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