Amon Amarth, Architects, Opeth, Cradle of Filth, Clutch, Hatebreed, Mayhem, Exodus, and More Booked for Alcatraz Festival 2024


UPDATED: Dio Disciples featuring Anthrax singer Joey Belladonna has been added to the festival replacing Dokken.

Alcatraz Festival promises to be one of the best European metal fests in recent memory with a banger line-up! The festival has already booked Architects, Opeth, Cradle of Filth, Clutch, Hatebreed, Mayhem, Exodus, Satyricon, Paradise Lost, Watain, Dark Tranquillity, Spiritbox, Korpiklaani, Jinjer, Life of Agony, Left to Die, and many more! Passes are on sale now and the full schedule and running order will be released soon. Alcatraz Festival takes place on August 9th, 10, and 11th in Belgium!Continue reading


Alcatraz Festival 2024 Books Architects, Amon Amarth, Opeth, Clutch, Cradle Of Filth, Hatebreed, Satyricon, Mayhem, Paradise Lost, Exodus, Dark Tranquility, Spiritbox, Korpiklaani, Jinjer, Life Of Agony, and More!


Long-running Belgian Metal Festival Alcatraz 2024 has announced their full lineup! Taking place August 9-11 with a pre-party with Tribute bands on the 8th! Headlined by Architects, Amon Amarth, and Opeth, other bands on the bill featured are Clutch, Cradle Of Filth, Hatebreed, Satyricon, Mayhem, Paradise Lost, Exodus, Watain, Dark Tranquility, Spiritbox, Korpiklaani, Jinjer, Life Of Agony, Armored Saint, Madball, Tnfofficial, Lord Of The Lost, Orden Ogan, Finntroll , Septicflesh, Orange Goblin, Soilthe, Benediction, Brant Bjork, Eclipse, Raven, Terrorizer, Misery Index, Heathen, Green Lung, Legion Of The Damned, Massacre, Monkey3, Cro-Mags, Truck Fighters, Bodysnatcher, Cripple Black Phoenix, Fen , The Casualties, Exumer, Skeletal Remains, Left To Die, Audrey Horne , Thronehammer, and many others are booked for the festival. After Thre Burial was originally announced, but has canceled their appearance. The full lineup post and ticket links for the fest can be found below! Continue reading


SOiL Book European Tour Dates and Festivals



Chicago alt-rock heavyweights, SOiL, have announced they will return to Europe this summer for a selection of festival appearances and headline dates. Support on their own shows comes from label mates, Images Of Eden, and they join Butcher Babies, in Cologne, Germany for one night. The tour kicks off at Wacken Open Air Festival on August 02nd and ends on August 16 in Sulingen, Germany at the ReLoad Festival. Head into the article below for listings and more.
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PODCAST: Ghost Cult’s Weekly Rock and Metal News Livestream 12-29-23


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INTERVIEW: Craig Locicero of Forbidden Talks About The Unlikely Comeback of The Bay Area Thrash Band


 

The Metal comeback story of 2023 is Fobidden! Reformed in 2023 for the upcoming Alcatraz Festival, major festivals in 2024, and more! Craig Locicero chatted once again with Ghost Cult Keefy to discuss the long road to reforming, new vocalist Norman Skinner, the plan to record new music, and a bunch of Bay Area Thrash history highlights! 

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