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The Weekly Ritual Rock and Metal News Show 11/11/22 – Live and Direct


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Bloodstock Festival Adds More Bands, Tickets On Sale Now


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Bloodstock Festival (aka Bloodstock Open Air or BOA) has added five more bands to its already stacked line-up for 2015. New to the bill are reformed sludge metallers Raging Speedhorn, prog-metal exports Xerath, Trepalium, Villainy and Godsized. Taking place August 6th – 9th at Walton on Trent, Derbyshire UK. Tickets are on sale now by phone (24hr ticketline at 0871 230 5584 )or online and include an array of camping and VIP ticket options. Camper van pitches are now all sold out.

Already announced to the bill over four massive stages are major acts such as Friday’s headliner Trivium and special guests Sabaton, Saturday’s headliner Within Temptation and special guests Opeth, Sunday’s headliner Rob Zombie and special guests Black Label Society, also Cannibal Corpse, Ihsahn, Sepultura, Orange Goblin, Death T.A, Nuclear Assault, 1349, Napalm Death, Dark Angel, Armored Saint, Belphegor, Overkill, Ensiferum, Agalloch, Korpiklaani, Pro-Pain, Enslaved, Wolf, Delain, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Godflesh, Lawnmower Deth, Mordred, Ethereal, Onslaught, Oaf, Pritchard Vs Dainton, Conan, Planet Of Zeus, Bast, Saille, Batallion, Destrage with more bands to be announced in the coming weeks.

 


Nightwish Launch Elan Cover Video Contest


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Nightwish have announced a video contest for their fans to cover their new single ‘Élan’. The song is from their forthcoming album Endless Forms Most Beautiful, releasing on March 30th from Nuclear Blast.

The contest encourages any conceivable format for a self-made fan video performing the song Élan. Sign language speakers/interpreters, jazz flutists, cellists, ukulele & theremin players, expert whistlers, vocalists, guitarists, bassists, drummers and keyboard players are all invited to create a video and enter.

Prizes for three Grand Prize Winners & two Runners Up include Nightwish t-shirts, posters and autographed photo cards. For contest information and rules, visit: http://bit.ly/nightwish-elan-contest.

This contest ends on Thursday, April 10th. Winners will be announced on April 16th, 2015.