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Rock in Idrho Festival 2012Rock in Idrho poster 2012SUM 41 COMPLETE THE ROCK IN IDRHO LINE UP!

Organisers have announced that Canadian band Sum 41 will play the second day of Rock In IdRho 2012 which will be staged July 21st at the Arena Rho.

The band’s last studio work dates back to 2011 with the release of “Screaming Bloody Murder” (Island Records). In November of that year were nominated for the prestigious Grammy Awards for “Best Hard Rock / Metal Performance”. They recently published in the pages of their website a collection of unreleased films, titled “Do not Try This At Home”, with footage during recording of the hit and went backstage life of Sum 41. In February this year the band announced via Twitter implementing the new video for the song “Blood In My Eyes” soon to be published.

Sum 41 have always been ahead of the curve for over 15 years, the proof is their sold-out show held in Italy during the last world tour.

With the inclusion of Sum 41, Rock in IdRho once again becomes a fixture of the Italian summer with two days of live music, fun and pure adrenaline, with a stellar line-up must for all lovers of the genre.

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Rock in IdRho FestivalCOUNTING DOWN ROCK IN IDRHO 2012 ARE MILLENCOLIN WHO JOIN THE LINE UP!

Millencolin at Rock in Idrho 2012Missing just over a month to two days before the edition of 2012 Rock In Idrho. The cast is almost complete, there are only three bands to be announced and then, as the dealer says before turning the roulette wheel, “Rien ne va plus, les jeux sont faits”.

Leaving on hold a little more ‘on the other two names still to be revealed, organisers announce that the cast of mythical Millencolin have joined the line up and will perform just before Rancid on July 21st.

The band from Orebro in Sweden, composed of Erik Ohlsson, Mathias and Nikola Sarcevic Färm and Frederik Larzon, will release on May 28th their “The Melancholy Connection” cd consists of two previously unreleased tracks and 12 rarities not found, so far published only as a b-sides. The CD will be accompanied by a DVD with 90 minutes of footage never before seen the realization of recorded durations “” Pennybridge Pioneers “, as well as interviews with the band and live performances.

Millencolin will present the new collection in just two summer events, and have chosen Rock Idrho including confirming their close relationship with our country and with their Italian fans.

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Rock in IdRho FestivalITALY’S ROCK IN IDRHO ADDS A SECOND DAY!

Hub Music Factory is pleased to announce important news in the cast of Rock On Idrho 2012 and a big surprise: Rock Idrho in doubles this year with the addition of a new day!

Rancid, The Offspring, The Specials, Public Image Ltd, Billy Talent, Lagwagon, Hot Water Music, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, La Dispute, Cerebral Ballzy, Your Demise and more …..

A mix of seventeen Italian and international bands will play the Rock in Idrho Preview on 13th June at Carroponte – Sesto San Giovanni (MI)

The Headliner Offsping (for the occasion will play songs from the new CD that is due out in spring), and then what will be the main day of the Festival announced for July 21st Rho Fair Arena, with Headliner Rancid.

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Heineken Jammin' Festival, ItalyTHE PRODIGY NAMED AS 3RD HEADLINER FOR HEINEKEN JAMMIN 2012!

Taking place in Fiera di Rho a Milano, Italy from the 5th to 7th July, organisers have announced that The Prodigy will headline on Friday 6th July joining already announced headliners The Cure and Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Also recently announced are a number of bands across the 3 day festival – Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Pitbull, Enter Shikari, New Order, Gorillaz Sound System, Chase and Status, Evanescence, Lostprophets, Seether

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Gods of Metal Festival, Milan, Italy 2012CANNIBAL CORPSE, BLACK VEIL BRIDES & LIZZY BORDEN NEW FOR GODS OF METAL 2012

Today organisers have announced the arrival of CANNIBAL CORPSE, BLACK VEIL BRIDES and LIZZY BORDEN to the Gods of Metal bill for 2012!

CANNIBAL CORPSE return to Italy at Gods Of Metal 2012 on 21st June (MANOWAR headlining). After participating in the 2012 edition in Turin, the American band will return to give us great music and great growl extreme. The ultimate death metal band will present songs from the new album “Torture” (out March 13th) in addition to the classics that made it famous around the world. CANNIBAL Welcome back!

BLACK VEIL BRIDES, young glam rock band from Los Angeles band, have confirmed their presence for 23rd June (MOTLEY CRUE headliner). The same day we have the honor to announce the presence of LIZZY BORDEN: historical “shock rock” band, in the wake of Alice Cooper and WASP … a great return!

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Gods of Metal Festival, Milan, Italy 2012CHILDREN OF BODOM, AMON AMARTH & HARDCORE SUPERSTAR JOIN GODS OF METAL!

New confirmations for GODS OF METAL 2012 – Three important bands have been added to the bill of Italian memorable event to be held between 21 and 24 June in Arena Fiera Milano (Rho).

CHILDREN OF BODOM and AMON AMARTH will perform on June 21, with MANOWAR headlining. The Finnish CHILDREN OF BODOM will enter in studio next months to work on the new album; AMON AMARTH celebrates 20 years of career and, so it will bw a very special show

HARDCORE SUPERSTAR has been confirmed for June 23, the day when SLASH featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators and MOTLEY CRUE will rock the stage later that day. The sleazy rock Swedish band led by Jocke Berg make us jump and dance all the time thanks to his sound wild and rough!

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Gods of Metal Festival, Milan, Italy 2012SLASH JOINS GODS OF METAL LINE UP ON JUNE 23RD!

SLASH loves Italy and Italy loves him: we remind you the “sold out” show recorded in July 2011 and June 2010. Is a great pleasure for us to confirm SLASH Featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators on Gods Of Metal 2012 stage on 23 June: he will perform just before MOTLEY CRUE.

It will be an unforgettable day, because we will have the opportunity to attend the largest and most important italian rock’n’roll summer event: Slash and Motley Crue are the two worlwide hard rock icons. They will play on the same stage.

Joining Slash in this announement is ADRENALINE MOB, the super-project band of Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater) and Russell Allen (Symphony X), will perform on 21 June on Gods Of Metal 2012 stage, during the day which will see MANOWAR headliners!

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Gods of Metal Festival, Milan, Italy 2012FINAL GODS OF METAL 2012 HEADLINER ANNOUNCED!

It’s been a busy morning of announcements here are e-tainment news HQ and we can now bring you the last headliner for this year’s Gods of Metal Festival!  It’s none other than the explosive GUNS N’ ROSES!

A number of other bands have also been released across the festival – Within Temptation, Sebastian Bach, Killswitch Engage, Black Stone Cherry, Ugly Kid Joe, Unisonic, Michael Kiske and Kai Hansen, Holyhell

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Gods of Metal Festival, Milan, Italy 2012ANOTHER HEADLINER ANNOUNCED FOR GODS OF METAL 2012

After the earlier announcement about Manowar, here is another big name that is added to the bill of the Gods Of Metal 2012: Mötley Crüe!

Motley Crue will headline on the 23rd June confirming that the Gods Of Metal festival has been expanded from one day to a total of four days this year!

So who have organisers got lined up to headline on June 22nd?

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Gods of Metal Festival, Milan, ItalyMANOWAR TO HEADLINE GODS OF METAL FESTIVAL IN ITALY!

MANOWAR return to Italy after ten years of absence to: play at Gods of Metal festival on June 21st!  Joey DeMaio, MANOWAR bassist, has confirmed the rumors – MANOWAR, the Kings Of Metal, will perform at the Gods Of Metal festival as a headliner of the day June 21st

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Rock in IdRho Festival 2012RANCID TO HEADLINE ROCK IN IDRHO FESTIVAL 2012

Just announced on their Facebook page, Rock in Idrho organizers have revealed that RANCID will be headlining the 5th edition of the festive that takes place next year on the 21st July at the Arena Rho in Milan!

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Gods of Metal Festival, Milan, ItalyMORE BANDS JOIN BLACK SABBATH AT GODS OF METAL 2012!

As announced a few days ago, organisers have revealed the first names that will perform during the long-awaited day of the Fiera Arena on June 24th in Milan, where BLACK SABBATH (in the original line-up!) Will be headlining the Gods Of Metal 2012.

There are three metal bands in our beloved peninsula have never trod the stage of Italian Gods Of Metal: OPETH, LAMB OF GOD and TRIVIUM!

Opeth, the Swedish prog-metal band, will return to Italy, after the “sold out” of November 24 at the Alcatraz in Milan, during the summer. Their latest album entitled ‘Heritage’ has received universal approval …

Trivium, fresh new album and a “sold out” to the General Stores are the new pioneers of heavy metal that advances … Their riffs are inspired by the great masters of the genre as Metallica, Megadeth and Testament!

LAMB OF GOD, that we saw in 2009 opened the show by Metallica in Milan and Rome, will release new album “Resolution” on Roadrunner / Warner on January 24 next year. It will be a killer show and exasperated: even fucking metal!

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Gods of Metal Festival, Milan, ItalyGODS OF METAL PROMO TRAILER RELEASED!

If any of you out there are metal heads then you need to check out the latest GODS OF METAL FESTIVAL promo trailer and see what you will be missing if you don’t buy a ticket NOW!

Gods of Metal Festival takes place at the Arena Fiera Milano (Rho), Milan, Italy on the 22nd June!

Check out the YouTube trailer – HERE >>>

Sonisphere Festival ItalySONISPHERE FESTIVAL ITALY YOUTUBE PROMO!

For all of you getting ready for Iron Maiden, Linkin Park, Slipknot, My Chemical Romance and more at this year’s Sonisphere Festival check out what you can expect to see!  We have the YouTube promo trailer hot off the the production floor and we have it for you first!

Italy Rocks 2011 ticket giveaway competitionITALY ROCKS 2011 – WIN TICKETS TO SONISPHERE, GODS OF METAL & THE BIG4!

We have a pair of tickets for 3 of the biggest and best rock & metal festivals taking place in Italy this year, so if you like to rock out to the likes of Iron Maiden, Metallica, Anthrax, Whitesnake and Judas Priest then this is the competition for you!  And the best bit is that you get to recommend 3 friends who can also take part trebling your chance of winning!

ENTER THE ITALY ROCKS COMPETITION – HERE >>>

Sonisphere Festival ItalySONISPHERE BRINGS 3 MORE BANDS TO ITALY!

With just over a month to go before the first Sonisphere festival in Italy, 3 more bands have been confirmed today to play on the Saturn Stage on 26th June.

SICK PUPPIES – A young Australian band has new faces for a few years in the alternative rock scene is receiving acclaim from the press and the public. Their latest album is called ‘Tri-Polar’. SICK PUPPIES provide live entertainment, energy and a touch of melody …

RIVAL SONS – Since debuting on long distance, after a couple of excellent EP, the quartet americanoRIVAL SONS. ‘Pressure and Time’ is an album of classic hard rock with its roots firmly in the Hard Rock superstars such as Led Zeppelin, Humble Pie and The Who, however, introducing elements of modernity in the wake of Australian bands like Wolfmother Year Long Disaster or California. The album cover was designed by Storm Thorgerson, the founder of the study Hipgnosis and author of the famous cover of Pink Floyd, Genesis, Peter Gabriel, Muse, AC / DC and Led Zeppelin of course! A great debut!

KARMA TO BURN – After the reunion of 2009, KARMA TO BURN back on the great stages of Europe to bring the sound of Kyuss desert and acid and the doom of bands like The Obsessed. KARMA TO BURN release “V”, the new album, in late May on Napalm Records. Do not miss the show at Sonisphere because Karma To Burn lysergic live music experience that there are jaw-dropping …

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Italy Rocks 2011 ticket giveaway competitionENTER OUR ITALY ROCKS 2011 COMPETITION

A couple of weeks ago we launched our ITALY ROCKS 2011 competition giving you the chance to win a pair of tickets to THE BIG 4, GODS OF METAL and SONISPHERE FESTIVAL ITALY all taking place in and around Milan this summer!

We have had such a great response that we have extended the competition giving more of you and your friends the chance to win!

Click the link, fill in a few details and that’s it, you are entered – ITALY ROCKS 2011 COMPETITION

The competition will be drawn in mid May so you still have plenty of time time enter and tells your friends!

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Italy Rocks 2011 ticket giveaway competitionITALY ROCKS 2011 – TICKET GIVEAWAY!

Italy is playing host to many of the biggest names in rock and metal this summer and we can help you see them!

We have teamed up with Live Nation Italy to be able to give away a pair of tickets for GOD OF METAL FESTIVAL, THE BIG 4 and SONISPHERE FESTIVAL!

All you need to do is click the link below, fill in some details, recommend 3 friends you think who would like to enter and press submit – that’s it easy…..you have now been entered into the competition.

ITALY ROCKS 2011 TICKET GIVEAWAY COMPETITION >>>

If you want to find out more about any the the festivals, then check out the links below:

Gods Of Metal – 22nd June
Sonisphere Festival – 25th -26th June
The Big 4 (Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax, Slayer) – 6th July

Enter now as we will be drawing the winners Friday 20th May

Sonisphere Festival SpainSONISPHERE ITALY ADDS SKINDRED AND KIDS IN GLASS HOUSES

Welsh punk, hardcore, dub, reggae and ska band SKINDRED have been added to the line up on Saturday 25th along with KIDS IN GLASS HOUSES who also hail from Wales and bring their powerpop / rock mix to Sonisphere on Sunday June 26th

Stay tuned because next week organisers will have some new and delicious news!

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Gods of Metal Festival, Milan, ItalyFIRST NAMES FOR ITALY’s GODS OF METAL FESTIVAL

This year’s Gods of Metal festival brings together Judas Priest, Whitesnake, Mr.Big, Cradle of Filth, Epica, Duff McKagan’s Loaded and The Cavalera Conspiracy to MILAN, at the Arena Fiera Milano (Rho) on the 26th June!

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