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


Vicious Rumors Celebrate 45th Anniversary Booking Tour Dates with Raven



US metal legends, Vicious Rumors, are marking 45 years as a band with an extensive tour throughout North America and Europe. They kick off on March 22nd, in Cape Coral, FL. co-headlining with Raven through to May 04th. The band then heads over the Atlantic to continue the celebration, with more dates expected to be added soon. Head into the article below for more details.
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Lutharo Share Single and Video for “Creating A King” – New Album Out Soon



Canadian melodic metallers, Lutharo, have released their latest single and music video, “Creating A King.” This Is the final digital single leading up to their new album, Chasing Euphoria, due out on March 15, via Atomic Fire Records (Reigning Phoenix Music). The band have also booked live dates in support of the record, kicking off with a launch show in Hamilton, Ontario, then joining Raven and others for a North American run. Head into the article below for the new video and more. 
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Watch The Celebration of Late Metallica Bassist Cliff Burton for “Cliff Burton Day 2024”


This weekend marked the 7th annual Cliff Burton Day, celebrating the late Metallica legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, as officially declared by Cliff’s hometown of Castro Valley and the greater Alameda County. Cliff would have turned 62 on February 10th, 2024. Continuing with tradition, host Nicholas Gomez spoke with Cliff’s family and friends, about their memories of Cliff. Watch the tribute here.  Continue reading


Celebrate Late Metallica Bassist Cliff Burton for “Cliff Burton Day 2024” – On What Would Be His 62nd Birthday


Today is the 7th annual Cliff Burton Day, celebrating the late Metallica legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, as officially declared by Cliff’s hometown of Castro Valley and the greater Alameda County. Cliff would have turned 62 today, February 10th, 2024. Continuing with tradition, host Nicholas Gomez will speak with Cliff’s family and friends, about their memories of Cliff. Check back to the site later for the full video and more Cliff day tributes.  Continue reading


Wicked Book North American Tour Dates with Raven


Theatrical rockers, Wicked, are joining forces with NWOBHM originals, Raven, for a string of North American dates in spring 2024. Although Wicked will not be part of all the dates (which also includes sets by Vicious Rumors and Lutharo), they are confirmed for nine performances, with more to be announced in January. Head into the article below for the current details. 

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Doro, Jean Beauvoir, and Visions Of Atlantis Booked for Time To Rock Festival


 

Approaching an almost full 2024 lineup, “Sweden’s coziest rock festival”, Time To Rock, have just added Doro, Visions Of Atlantis, and Jean Beauvoir (Plasmatics) to their bill. With Amorphis and Amaranthe, Uriah Heep and Unleash The Archers, plus many others already announced, the event takes place next July 05th – 08th, at Knislinge, South Sweden. Read below for more.

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