Slipknot 2019 Summer European/UK Tour Announced

With a new album release date scheduled for summer of next year, Slipknot have announced the dates for their upcoming summer European/UK tour. That run will see them hit the following cities:

06/07-08 Hyvinkaa, FIN – Rockfest
06/07-09 Nuremberg, GER – Rock im Park
06/07-09 Nuerburg, GER – Rock am Ring
06/13-15 Interlaken, SWI – Greenfield
06/13-16 Nickelsdorf, AUT – Novarock
06/14-16 Derby, UK – Download Festival
06/17 Leipzig, GER – Arena
06/18 Hannover, GER – TUI Arena
06/19-22 Copenhagen, DEN – Copenhell
06/21-23 Dessel, BEL – Graspop
06/25-26 Krakow, POL – Mystic Festival
06/27 Bologna, ITA – Sonic Park
06/28-30 Madrid, SPA – Download Festival
07/01 Nimes, FRA – Amphitheatre Nimes
07/03-06 Viveiro, SPA – Resurrection Fest
07/04-05 Lisbon, POR – VOA

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Tool Announce European/UK Summer Tour

Tool announce the dates for their upcoming European/UK Summer tour. Check out all dates below:

06/02 Berlin, GER – Mercedes-Benz Arena
06/04 Prague, CZE – O2 Arena
06/05 Vienna, AUT – Wiener Stadhalle
06/07 Nurburg, GER – Rock am Ring
06/09 Nuermberg, GER – Rock im Park
06/11 Krakow, POL – Tauron Arena (‘Impact Festival‘)
06/13 Florence, ITA – Firenze Rocks Festival
06/16 Donington, UK – Download Festival
06/18 Amsterdam, NET – Ziggo Dome
06/20 Copenhagen, DEN – Copenhell Festival
06/25 Zurich, SWI – Hallenstadion
06/30 Madrid, SPA – Download Festival
07/02 Lisbon, POR – Altice Arena

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Guns N Roses Announces 2018 European Tour Dates

Guns N Roses has announced that they will be bringing their “Not in this lifetime” tour to Europe next year, where they will be headlining several major festivals, as well as some stadium shows. It is not yet known if more dates will be added, but the current schedule reads as follows:

June 3 – Berlin, Germany – Olympiastadion
June 6 – Odense, Denmark – Dyreskuepladsen
June 9 – Donnington, UK – Download Festival
June 12 – Gelsenkirchen, Germany – Veltins Arena
June 15 – Firenze, Italy – Firenze Rocks
June 18 – Paris, France – Download Festival
June 21 – Dessel, Belgium – Graspop Metal Meeting
June 24 – Mannheim, Germany – Maimarktgelände
June 26 – Bordeaux, France – Matmut Stadium
June 29 – Madrid, Spain – Download Festival
July 1 – Barcelona, Spain – Estadio Olympico
July 4 – Nijmegen, Netherlands – Goffertpark
July 7 – Leipzig, Germany – Festwiese
July 9 – Chorzow, Poland – Stadion Slaski
July 13 – Moscow, Russia – Otkritie Arena
July 16 – Tallinn, Estonia – Tallinn Song Festival Ground
July 19 – Oslo, Norway – Valle Hovin
July 21 – Gothenburg, Sweden – Ullevi Stadium

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Exodus Announces Download Warm Up Tour Dates

The Bay Area thrash titans in Exodus are very pleased to announce they will be returning to U.K. soil in June for three performances.

They will be playing at Brighton’s Concorde 2 on the 7th of June and Southend’s Chinnery’s on the 8th of June. These two performances will precede an appearance at Derbyshire-based Download Festival the next day where Exodus will be headlining The Dogtooth Stage.

Vocalist Steve ‘Zetro’ Souza comments: “Exodus is very excited about returning to the UK!! Especially for the shows in Brighton and Southend, early last year we did an extensive tour of the UK, and our shows in Brighton and Southend were absolutely bonkers!! See you all in the pit in June.”

7th June – Brighton, Concorde 2
8th June – Southend, Chinnerys
9th June – Donington, Download Festival

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Steel Panther Performs Acoustic Rendition Of "Weenie Ride" At Download

Glam parody/tribute band Steel Panther has posted a video clip online of the band performing an acoustic version of the song “Weenie Ride” at this year’s edition of Download Festival, which can be viewed below. “Weenie Ride” is taken off the band’s latest album “Balls Out” (reviewed here).

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Gwar Video Interview With Oderus Urungus Posted Online

A new video interview with Gwar overlord Oderus Urungus has made its way online. The entertaining interview was conducted by Thrash Hits TV during Gwar’s appearance at the 2011 Download Festival and can be viewed in the player below.

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New Video Interview With Bring Me The Horizon Posted Online

A new video interview featuring members of U.K. metalcore act Bring Me The Horizon has made its way online. You can check out the interview, which was conducted during the band’s appearance at this year’s download festival, in the player below.

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New Video Interview With Down Members Posted Online

A new video interview has surfaced online featuring Kirk Windstein (guitar) and Jimmy Bower (drums) of American act Down. You can check out the interview, conducted by the Lowdown during the band’s appearance at the 2011 Download Festival, in the player below.

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