1. Deine Lakaien to play at Amphi Festival 2011

    Deine Lakaien to play at Amphi Festival 2011 icon After having announced the first bands of the Amphi Festival 2011 at the end August, the organizers confirm another high profile addition to the line-up: Deine Lakaien. For almost 23 years now the names of Alexander Veljánov and Ernst Horn stand synonymous for music and live performances on the highest level. With the artistic diversity and dark elegance of their … (read on)

  2. Rock History edition dedicated to Rush

    Rock History edition dedicated to Rush icon The Rock History edition that will air on Saturday, September 19th 2010 between 22:15 and 1:00 Bucharest time (GMT+3) will be dedicated to Canadian legends Rush. Lenti Chiriac, the show’s host, invites you to tune in on 98.3 FM (Bucharest) or www.radiobucuresti.ro (read on)

  3. Castle Party 2011

    Castle Party 2011 icon Project Pitchfork (de), Diary Of Dreams (de), Suicide Commando (be) and Umbra Et Imago (de) are some of the bands confirmed for Castle Party 2011, 21- 24 July, Bolkow Castle, Poland. Line up so far: Project Pitchfork (de) Diary Of Dreams (de) Suicide Commando (be Umbra Et Imago(de) Dorama(de) Fixmer/ Mc Carthy (fr/gb) Zeraphine (de) Unheilig (de) Santa Hates You … (read on)

  4. Therion - Sitra Ahra Live 2010

    Therion - Sitra Ahra Live 2010 icon The symphonic-metal legend Therion will again play in Czech Republic after a long time. 5th November 2010, 20:00 Zlín, Masters Of Rock Café 26th November 2010, 20:00 Praha, KC Vltavská Special guests: Loch Vostok (Swe), Leprous (Nor) The highest quality symphonic metal fans will celebrate the holiday, twice. The first concert will be held on 5th November 2010 in Zlin … (read on)

  5. ProgPower USA 2011

    ProgPower USA 2011 icon Therion, Sanctuary and Arcturus are some of the bands already confirmed for the XIIth edition of ProgPower USA, which will take place between September 14 and 17, 2011 at Center Stage in Atlanta, Georgia. “ProgPower USA is definitely one of the better organized festivals we have attended and was a highlight on our first U.S. tour. We feel honored to … (read on)

  6. Shadow Gallery — European Tour 2010

    Shadow Gallery — European Tour 2010  icon American progressive metal band, Shadow Gallery added a new show to their European Tour 2010: Saturday, October 16th - Turock - Essen, Germany. Here is the full tour schedule so far: October 2, 2010 Baarlo - Netherlands ProgPower Europe Festiva October 3, 2010 London - England - House of Progression October 4, 2010 Paris, France - Nouveau Casino October 6, … (read on)

  7. Simon Holzknecht (bass) quits SERENITY

    Simon Holzknecht (bass) quits SERENITY  icon Bassist Simon Holzknecht has left the Austrian symphonic melodic metal band Serenity due to personal reasons, and he will be replaced with Fabio D'Amore (Pathosray, Fairyland) for all future live performances. Serenity is scheduled to play at ProgPower Europe on the 1st of October 2010. (read on)

  8. Summer Breeze 2010 press release

    We received a press release from the Summer Breeze 2010 organisers. Dear SUMMER BREEZE Community, the ticket pre-sale for SUMMER BREEZE 2010 is entering the home straight! Last year, tickets were sold out in mid May. Due to the high demand, we expect to be sold out even earlier this year. If you haven’t done so yet, you should secure … (read on)

    1. Update May 3, 2010 18:36: Summer Breeze 2010 press release
    2. Update May 4, 2010 21:11: SUMMER BREEZE Open Air 2010 is sold out
    3. Update May 22, 2010 10:57: Summer Breeze Open Air 2010 is sold out
    4. Update June 1, 2010 19:23: Summer Breeze 2010 press release
    5. Update June 19, 2010 20:38: Finalists for the NEW BLOOD AWARD 2010
    6. Update July 17, 2010 15:00: SUMMER BREEZE Rookie 2010
    7. Update Aug. 5, 2010 15:10: Summer Breeze festival update
    8. Update Aug. 13, 2010 23:49: Summer Breeze 2010 press release
  9. Shadow Gallery European Tour in October 2010

    American progressive metal band Shadow Gallery announces that they will be embarking on a European Tour in October 2010 with support from modern rock band Maplerun. The tour is set to launch with their headlining performance on October 2nd at ProgPower Europe in Baarlo, Netherlands. After the successful release of their sixth studio album “Digital Ghosts” in November 2009 via … (read on)

  10. The Amphi Festival 2010 supports victims of abuse

    The Amphi Festival 2010 supports victims of abuse icon On Friday 23.07.2010 the „Amphi Festival - New Talents Special“ took place at the „Theater am Tanzbrunnen” in Cologne. Beginning at 8 pm, four talented bands stepped into a musical competition for the opening position of the Amphi Festival 2010. After each of the participating bands had to secure their starting position through an Ebay auction, it was up to … (read on)

  11. 16.000 visitors celebrate at the Amphi Festival 2010

    16.000 visitors celebrate at the Amphi Festival 2010 icon Sold out for the second time in the six year history of the festival, 16.000 visitors from Germany and countries worldwide gathered in Cologne on 24. & 25. July 2010, to have a peaceful celebration in high spirits with 37 artists on three stages. While And One and VNV Nation inspired the audience as headliners on the main stage, the … (read on)

  12. OST Mountain Fest

    OST Mountain Fest  icon The organisers of the first large festival dedicated to underground music in Romania, OST Mountain Fest, have big plans: they want to turn it into an established national brand that will attract metalheads from both Romania and abroad and help the development of the BuÈ™teni area. Among its main goals are raising awareness about environmental problems, promoting good underground bands, … (read on)

    1. Update March 17, 2010 22:02: Additions to the OST Mountain Fest lineup
    2. Update May 15, 2010 17:41: OST Mountain Fest official website is now online
    3. Update June 1, 2010 12:12: OST Mountain Fest tickets get more expensive
    4. Update June 2, 2010 12:14: Eternal Tears of Sorrow — new video online
    5. Update July 7, 2010 11:16: OST Mountain Fest line-up preview: Concept Insomnia
    6. Update July 8, 2010 12:17: OST Mountain Fest line-up preview: Funebre
    7. Update July 9, 2010 10:51: OST Mountain Fest line-up preview: Grimegod
    8. Update July 10, 2010 14:12: OST Mountain Fest line-up preview: Hyperborea
    9. Update July 11, 2010 12:33: OST Mountain Fest line-up preview: Kistvaen
    10. Update July 12, 2010 12:16: OST Mountain Fest line-up preview: Negative Core
    11. Update July 13, 2010 10:12: OST Mountain Fest line-up preview: Negură Bunget
    12. Update July 14, 2010 18:12: OST Mountain Fest line-up preview: She's Dead
    13. Update July 22, 2010 20:43: OST Mountain Fest line-up preview: Abigail
    14. Update July 23, 2010 11:20: OST Mountain Fest line-up preview: Ashes You Leave
    15. Update July 25, 2010 10:20: OST Mountain Fest line-up preview: Ava Inferi
    16. Update July 26, 2010 19:34: OST Mountain Fest line-up preview: Eisheilig
    17. Update July 27, 2010 10:08: OST Mountain Fest day tickets available
    18. Update July 28, 2010 10:58: OST Mountain Fest line-up preview: Inopia
    19. Update July 29, 2010 16:53: OST Mountain Fest line-up preview: Omega Lithium
    20. Update July 30, 2010 12:12: OST Mountain Fest line-up preview: Tiarra
  13. Artmania Festival 2010

    Artmania Festival 2010 icon The ARTmania Festival consists of two days of concerts in the central square of the city, along with art exhibitions, club parties and many other cultural projects organised in the medieval fortress of Sibiu. Among the metal bands that played at previous editions are Nightwish, HIM, Opeth, Amorphis, Anathema, Lacrimosa, Tiamat, My Dying Bride and Within Temptation. ARTmania Festival 2010 … (read on)

    1. Update April 8, 2010 20:51: Sisters of Mercy to play at Artmania
    2. Update April 20, 2010 19:01: Sirenia confirmed for Saturday at Artmania 2010
    3. Update April 21, 2010 23:50: Serj Tankian will be a headliner at Artmania
    4. Update May 21, 2010 16:55: Dark Tranquillity to play at ARTmania 2010
    5. Update May 26, 2010 00:36: Swallow The Sun to play at Artmania
  14. Graspop Metal Meeting 2010

    We have been following the 15th anniversary edition of Graspop Metal Meeting and posting live updates: day 1, day 2, and day 3 Review coming soon. (read on)

    1. Update Feb. 27, 2010 20:44: News from Graspop
    2. Update March 22, 2010 22:01: New wave of confirmations for Graspop
    3. Update March 27, 2010 11:13: Devildriver, Killing Machine join GMM line-up
    4. Update April 22, 2010 15:59: Day tickets for Graspop 2010 now on sale
    5. Update April 25, 2010 20:34: New bands confirmed for Graspop!
    6. Update May 5, 2010 20:03: Line up for GMM2010 is complete
    7. Update May 18, 2010 23:30: GMM 2010 schedule
    8. Update May 22, 2010 11:10: Win duo tickets for Graspop Metal Meeting
    9. Update May 27, 2010 18:34: Iron Mask to play at GMM 2010
    10. Update May 30, 2010 13:40: Carcass will replace Mastodon at GMM 2010
    11. Update June 9, 2010 23:21: Ratt, Carcass and Earth Crisis canceled their GMM shows
    12. Update June 27, 2010 01:24: Live report: GMM day 1
    13. Update June 27, 2010 18:45: Live report: GMM 2010, day 2
    14. Update June 28, 2010 09:57: Live report: GMM 2010, day three
  15. ALTAR to play at W:O:A 2010

    ALTAR to play at W:O:A 2010 icon Altar, the winners of the Romanian Wacken Metal Battle, are a thrash/hardcore band with a history of about 20 years, one of the first metal bands in Romania. The contest was part of the Rockin Transilvania Festival, which took place on July 18-20 in Bran, near Dracula Castle. (read on)

  16. Iron Mask to play at GMM 2010 - update

    Due to vocalist Valhalla Jr requiring emergency surgery the band have brought in Evidence One vocalist Carsten “Lizard” Schulz to perform vocal duties at their appearance at Graspop this Saturday (26th June). A couple of other line up changes to announce Rhythm beast Rami Ali (Freedom's Call / Evidence One) is the bands new drummer. Last but not least Phil … (read on)

  17. Shadowside — metal from Brazil, tonight in Romania

    Shadowside — metal from Brazil, tonight in Romania icon Brazilian Metal band Shadowside arrived on Thursday in Europe, where they are confirmed to play at Rockin' Transilvania in Romania and Banja Luka Rock Open Air, in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Both concerts are in support of the Dare to Dream album, recently released in the Old Continent. The band — Dani Nolden (vocals), Raphael Mattos (guitars), Ricardo Piccoli (bass) and … (read on)

  18. Amphi Festival 2010 updates

    AMPHI FESTIVAL 2010 – THE ORKUS OPEN AIR – PRESS RELEASE: Amphi Festival pre-order contingent sold out! Insane! Due to the sensational ticket request, the Amphi Festival´s pre-order contingent is sold out as of today. This marks the second time (after 2008), that no tickets are left for pre-order, even weeks before the festival. For emergencies we put a small … (read on)

  19. Castle Party - full line up and tickets

    Full Line Up 2010 CASTLE PARTY 2010 - programme 29.07 – THURSDAY BEATS’N’FREAKS NIGHT Old Cinema, start: 21:00 CHRISTBLOOD (pl) - live Leszek Rakowski (pl, Castle Party on Open FM) - hits from Castle Party on Open FM INFINITY PAIN (pl) - freak show RED EMPREZ (pl) - live DUSK WATCH (pl, side project of Betrayal [Deathcamp Project]) - live … (read on)

  20. Brutal Assault XV 2010

    Brutal Assault XV 2010 icon Set to take place on August 12-14 2010 in JaromeÅ™, Czech Republic, the 15th edition of Brutal Assault has already announced a heawyweight line-up, with more bands being announced every week. Up to date line-up, ticket and camping info on our Brutal Assault XV 2010 event page, for further info also check the festival's website (read on)

    1. Update Jan. 10, 2010 12:05: New bands for Brutal Assault
    2. Update Jan. 14, 2010 12:05: Sepultura, Sarke to play at BA
    3. Update Jan. 19, 2010 12:05: New confirmations for Brutal Assault
    4. Update Feb. 24, 2010 12:05: Brutal Assault lineup update
    5. Update March 3, 2010 19:35: Ensiferum and Macabre to play at Brutal Assault
    6. Update March 8, 2010 16:18: Suicidal Angels & Lost Souls wil play at Brutal Assault
    7. Update March 16, 2010 11:42: Bal-Sagoth, Ahab to play at BA 2010
    8. Update March 22, 2010 22:19: Watain, Agnostic Front to play at BA 2010
    9. Update March 29, 2010 16:11: Orbituary, Gaza to play at BA 2010
    10. Update April 6, 2010 10:34: Madder Mortem, Kalmah confirmed for BA 2010
    11. Update April 21, 2010 16:56: New bands confirmed for Brutal Assault
    12. Update June 9, 2010 19:35: New updates from Brutal Assault