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BLAST FROM THE PAST – Hardrock & Metal festival 2017

BLAST FROM THE PAST –

Hardrock & Metal festival 2017

BLAST FROM THE PAST – Hardrock & Metal festival has been brought the Belgium band ACID back to life, the band come next Saturday to Kuurne (Brussels)for an exclusive show + a EXCLUSIVE signing session ( Merching stands : 7PM )

Acid was among the first European bands to emerge in the wake of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal. Comprising guitarists Demon and Dizzy Lizzy; bassist T-Bone; drummer Anvil; and charismatic, leather-loving singer/dominatrix Kate de Lombaerd, the quintet soon evolved from a gritty but conventional heavy metal band into a proto-thrash unit heavily inspired by the likes of Venom and Raven.

Come July 1982, Acid was ready to take on the world (or at least the Benelux region) and issued their debut single, “Hel...

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HIGH ON FIRE TO HEADLINE DESERTFEST BERLIN! NEW BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR 2018!

HIGH ON FIRE TO HEADLINE

DESERTFEST BERLIN! NEW BANDS

ANNOUNCED FOR 2018!

It feels like Christmas eve already, but no… it’s “just” another exciting announcement for DESERTFEST BERLIN 2018! Today we are more than thrilled to unveil our third headliner, the mighty HIGH ON FIRE, alongside a bunch of additionnal killer bands for next year’s edition: the much loved drug-guzzlers WEEDEATER, the highly-acclaimed psych-prog-pop-rock powerhouse CHURCH OF THE COSMIC SKULL (who will release their much-anticipated second album next spring), and last but no least, the heavy-groovy rockers FREEDOM HAWK!

HIGH ON FIRE (USA)
2018 will mark the Oakland outfit’s 20 years anniversary! To celebrate, the band will peform a special anniversary set entitled “Twenty Sunless Years with High On Fire”...

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Release Live Video Of Pop Evergreen “Total Eclipse Of The Heart!

Photo Credit by Christian Barz

Release Live Video Of Pop Evergreen

“Total Eclipse Of The Heart!

Can’t get enough of EXIT EDEN’s fascinating live performances? So can’t we!
Watch “Total Eclipse Of The Heart”, originally by Bonnie Tyler, live performed by Amanda Somerville, Clémentine Delauney, Marina La Torraca, and Anna Brunner at Hamburg Metal Dayz..

EXIT EDEN are living proof that almost every classic song can be transformed into a solid metal-rock song and that their powerful e-guitar driven versions work exceptionally great live on stage!
Find the full track listing of their debut album “Rhapsodies in Black” listed below:

1. Question Of Time
2. Unfaithful
3. Incomplete
4. Impossible
5. Frozen
6. Heaven
7. Firework
8. Skyfall
9. Total Eclipse
10. Paparazzi
11...

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Heidevolk – Ontwaakt – Videopremiere.

 Band : Joost den Vellenknotscher – Rowan Roodbaert – Lars NachtBraecker – Kevin Storm – Jacco and Koen .

Heidevolk – Ontwaakt – Videopremiere

Unveil First Track & Music Video From Upcoming Album
“Vuur van Verzet”!

After having released details of their forthcoming HEIDEVOLK album including the title, artwork, track listing and release date, it’s time to get a first listen to the new record!

The first track of the record as well as first single to be released is “Ontwaakt”(awaken), the band gives a deeper insight of the track and story behind:

Awaken, the Roman Empire is falling! The internal battle for power tears the Empire apart. Legions turn against each other, emperors bleed and Rome burns...

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Sjock (BE) pakt uit met 1e reeks namen voor 2018

Sjock (BE) pakt uit met 1e reeks namen voor 2018

Liefhebbers van punk- en garagerock; rockabilly; surf; rock-‘n‘-roll en aanverwante muzikale genres wensen maar één cadeau in hun blue suede shoes of onder hun rocking X-mas tree: een toegangsbewijs voor het jaarlijkse Belgische Sjock-festival op 6, 7 en 8 juli 2018 in Gierle nabij Turnhout in België. De organisatie pakt voor de 43e editie meteen hard uit met de 1e reeks namen:

* Main Stage:
Pennywise (US), Descendents (US), Dwarves (US), Nine Pound Hammer (US), Five Horse Johnson (US), Nick Oliveri Band (US), Shotgun Sawyer (US).

* Titty Twister:
James Intveld (US), The Wise Guyz (UKR), The Hoodoo Tones (FR).

De line-up tot nu toe staat op de site...

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OF MICE & MEN ANNOUNCE EUROPEAN TOUR FOR 2018

OF MICE & MEN ANNOUNCE

EUROPEAN TOUR FOR 2018

OF MICE & MEN have today announced more dates for next spring which now takes them to a tour across the Europe in April 2018.

The tour will be supported by Wage War & Sylar on most dates and follows on from the release of the highly anticipated new album, ‘Defy’ due out on 19th January 2018.

FULL HEADLINE DATES BELOW
OF MICE & MEN / WAGE WAR / SYLAR

2nd April Russia, St. Petersburg Club Zal (no Wage War / Sylar)
3rd April  Russia, Moscow Glavclub  (no Wage War / Sylar)
7th April Germany, Hamburg Markthalle
9th April Denmark, Copenhagen Pumpehuset
10th April Germany, Berlin  Columbia Theater
11th April Poland, Warsaw  Proxima
14th April Switzerland, Soloturn Kofmehl
15th April Germany, Munich Technikum
17th April Germany, Frankfurt Batsc...

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Infected Dead Archaic Malevolence at Hostile Media

Lou – Vocals – Alex – Guitar – Chris – Guitar – Nathan – Bass – Martin – Drums

Infected Dead
Archaic Malevolence  Hostile Media
8 December 2017

Genre : Death Metal

From the rotten shores of the River Medway in Kent, UK, Infected Dead have emerged to reveal details of their debut record Archaic Malevolence, set for release 8th December via Hostile Media. Six tracks of visceral death metal, brutal, catchy, influenced by genre leaders Aborted and The Black Dahlia Murder, as well as a love of the occult and Lovecraftian cosmic horror. The 5-piece have honed a razor-sharp sound, underlined by their trademark breakneck speed and intense live shows, which has been quickly turning heads in the UK underground.

Guitarist Alex Brown comments, “We are delighted to announce our union with Hostile Me...

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Wildheart en Y&T in De Kreun

Y&T in De Kreun

Op 22 oktober was het terug feest in De Kreun. Reeds twee jaar op rij was Y&T te gast in Kortrijk en ook dit jaar was niet anders. Soms had ik het gevoel van “drie keer op rij, wie komt daar nog naartoe?”. Maar gezien de heren elke keer de boel gewoonweg plat spelen, weet je dat het terug een feest van jewelste zal worden.

Dit jaar konden de Belgische band Wildheart openen. Ze zijn zomaar uit de eighties geplukt en in De Kreun losgelaten. We kennen deze vrij jonge band van hun Wildfest festival, dat ook volgend jaar op 21 april plaats heeft. Met een eerder korte setlist van 6 nummers brachten de vijf gedreven muzikanten in een mum van tijd het publiek op temperatuur...

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Bloodclot, Up In Arms – Best old school Hard-Core album in 2017.

Bloodclot line-up: John Joseph (Cro-Mags) – Vocals – Todd Youth (ex-Danzig) – Guitars – Nick Oliveri (ex-Queens of the Stone Age) – Bass -Joey Castillo (ex-Queens of the Stone Age, ex-Danzig) – Drums

Bloodclot, Up In Arms

Best old school Hard-Core album in 2017.

Bloodclot is a project featuring true hardcore pioneers: John Joseph of the Cro-Mags, plus former members of Queens of the Stone Age (Joey Castillo, drums; Nick Oliveri, bass), and Danzig (Todd Youth, guitar).

While being the leader of one of the most influential hardcore bands of all time – the Cro-Mags – John Joseph is also an author, an outspoken advocate of plant-based nutrition, and a competitive Ironman tri-athlete...

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The Sistery Of Mercy Guitarist Ben Christo launches Diamond Black

Diamond Black is: – Ben Christo – Guitars, Backing Vocals (The Sisters Of Mercy) – J.I. Turunen – Lead Vocals – Adam Lightspeed – Bass, -Backing Vocals – Jan-Vincent Velazco – Drums

Additional: Jaani Peuhu – Synths, Backing Vocals, Production -Michal Akrabi – Backing Vocals

The Sistery Of Mercy

Guitarist Ben Christo launches Diamond Black

Intense, sensual and arcane, Diamond Black are a dark-rock quartet from Camden, London, UK. Founded by Ben Christo (guitarist of The Sisters of Mercy) and Finnish singer J.I. Turunen, Diamond Black bring you crushing riffs, mesmerizing electronica and cinematic choruses; a dark fusion of irreverence, intrigue and isolation. Diamond Black to release their debut single & video ‘Sorrow’ on October 20th, 2017.

Inspired by the heaviness of Katatonia, the p...

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