Bloodstock Open Air 2018 Adds Doro, Septicflesh And More To Lineup

The organisers of Britain’s Bloodstock Open Air festival has confirmed a further four bands to perform at next year’s edition of the festival, including German heavy metal legend Doro, who will be headlining the Sophie Lancaster stage on the Friday night. Also added to the event are death metal supergroup Bloodbath, who will also perform on Friday, but on the Ronnie James Dio stage, while Greek symphonic death metal veterans Septicflesh and the Chris Jericho fronted heavy metal group Fozzy will also play the RJD stage, on Saturday and Sunday respectively. The festival will take place in Catton Hall, Derbyshire from August 10th to 12th. More bands will be confirmed over the coming year, including plenty of unsigned talent.

The current lineup is as follows:

Friday: Ronnie James Dio Stage
Judas Priest
Emperor
Bloodbath
Memoriam

Friday: Sophie Lancaster Stage
Doro

Saturday: Ronnie James Dio Stage
Gojira
Combichrist
Septicflesh
Orden Ogan

Sunday: Ronnie James Dio Stage
Nightwish
Devildriver
Fozzy

Sunday: Sophie Lancaster Stage
Watain

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Judas Priest, Avenged Sevenfold, Megadeth And More Confirmed For Graspop Metal Meeting 2018

The organisers of Belgium’s Graspop Metal Meeting festival has announced a string of new names for next year’s edition of the event, which will be held over four days from June 21st to June 24th. In addition to the previously announced acts, Guns N Roses, Ozzy Osbourne and Iron Maiden, the festival will also host such big names as British heavy metal icons Judas Priest, thrash metal legends Megadeth, Kreator and Exodus, nu metal giants Limp Bizkit and the Ice-T fronted, Body Count, amongst many others.

The lineup so far is as follows:

Guns N Roses
Iron Maiden
Ozzy Osbourne
Judas Priest
Avenged Sevenfold
Bullet For My Valentine
A Perfect Circle
Limp Bizkit
Parkway Drive
Megadeth
Kreator
Body Count
Exodus
Anti Flag
P.O.D.
Killswitch Engage
Watain
Asking Alexandria
At The Gates
Less Than Jake
The Darkness
Iced Earth
Underoath
Amaranthe
Thy Art Is Murder
Powerwolf
Emmure
Marduk
Tesseract
Powerflo
Vader
Miss May I
Stray From The Path
Tyr
Knocked Loose
Arkona
Carnivore A.D.
Pist*On
Modern Life Is War
Asphyx
Planet Of Zeus
Akercocke
Blessthefall
Silverstein
Zeal & Ardor
Bolzer
Monuments
Stone Broken

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Iron Maiden Confirmed For Graspop Metal Meeting 2018

British heavy metal legends Iron Maiden has become the latest band to be confirmed for the 2018 edition of Belgium’s premier metal festival, Graspop Metal Meeting, as part of their “Legacy of the Beast” tour, which will focus primarily on material from the 1980s. The group joins Ozzy Osbourne and Guns N Roses on the bill, which for one year only will be held across four days, in what the festival has dubbed the “XL Edition.” The event will be held from June 21st to June 24th and tickets for the show go on sale this Saturday (November 18th.)

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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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Ozzy Osbourne Announces Initial “Farewell” Tour Dates

Following the announcement yesterday that British heavy metal icon Ozzy Osbourne will embark on a final world tour, dubbed his “Farewell” tour, the singer has announced the first batch of dates for the trek, which will see him perform in a variety of countries from Mexico to Russia. Although several venues and in some cases cities has yet to be confirmed, Ozzy will kick off the tour, which is expected to last into 2020 with the following shows:

May 5 – Mexico – TBA
May 8 – Santiago, Chile – TBA
May 11 – Buenos Aires, Argentina – TBA
May 13 – São Paulo, Brazil – TBA
May 16 – Curitiba, Brazil – TBA
May 18 – Belo Horizonte, Brazil – TBA
May 20 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – TBA
June 1 – Moscow, Russia – Olympiisky
June 3 – St. Petersburg, Russia – Ice Palace (Ledovi Dvorets)
June 6 – Finland – TBA
June 8 – Solvesborg, Sweden – Sweden Rock Festival
June 10 – Donington, UK – Download Festival
June 13 – Prague, Czech Republic – Airport Letnany
June 15 – Paris, France – Download Festival
June 17 – Italy – TBA
June 20 – Halden, Norway – Tons of Rock Festival
June 22 – Copenhagen, Denmark – Copenhell Festival
June 24 – Dessel, Belgium – Graspop Metal Meeting
June 26 – Krakow, Poland – Impact Festival
June 28 – Oberhausen, Germany – König-Pilsnet Arena
June 30 – Madrid, Spain – Download Festival
July 2 – Lisbon, Portugal – Meo Arena

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Ozzy Osbourne Announces Initial “Farewell” Tour Dates

Following the announcement yesterday that British heavy metal icon Ozzy Osbourne will embark on a final world tour, dubbed his “Farewell” tour, the singer has announced the first batch of dates for the trek, which will see him perform in a variety of countries from Mexico to Russia. Although several venues and in some cases cities has yet to be confirmed, Ozzy will kick off the tour, which is expected to last into 2020 with the following shows:

May 5 – Mexico – TBA
May 8 – Santiago, Chile – TBA
May 11 – Buenos Aires, Argentina – TBA
May 13 – São Paulo, Brazil – TBA
May 16 – Curitiba, Brazil – TBA
May 18 – Belo Horizonte, Brazil – TBA
May 20 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – TBA
June 1 – Moscow, Russia – Olympiisky
June 3 – St. Petersburg, Russia – Ice Palace (Ledovi Dvorets)
June 6 – Finland – TBA
June 8 – Solvesborg, Sweden – Sweden Rock Festival
June 10 – Donington, UK – Download Festival
June 13 – Prague, Czech Republic – Airport Letnany
June 15 – Paris, France – Download Festival
June 17 – Italy – TBA
June 20 – Halden, Norway – Tons of Rock Festival
June 22 – Copenhagen, Denmark – Copenhell Festival
June 24 – Dessel, Belgium – Graspop Metal Meeting
June 26 – Krakow, Poland – Impact Festival
June 28 – Oberhausen, Germany – König-Pilsnet Arena
June 30 – Madrid, Spain – Download Festival
July 2 – Lisbon, Portugal – Meo Arena

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Ozzy Osbourne To Embark On “Farewell” Tour, Confirmed For European Festivals

Heavy metal icon Ozzy Osbourne will be headlining festivals across Europe next year in what is, according to the organisers of Graspop Metal Meeting, his “farewell” world tour. Although this is being touted as his final world tour, Osbourne says he may still perform shows “here and there” and it is expected that he will still be releasing another album. An official statement or list of tour dates has yet to be announced by Osbourne’s camp, but he has been confirmed to headline the Graspop Metal Meeting festival in Belgium, Denmark’s, Copenhell event and both the British and Spanish editions of the Download festival.

Download Festival’s promoter, Andy Copping said: “We’re unbelievably excited to have Ozzy as one of the headliners next year. Already hailing from the Midlands, Ozzy Osbourne is no stranger to Download, and after Black Sabbath closed the festival in 2016, how could I not ask The Prince of Darkness to come back all on his own? The Download family are without a shadow of a doubt, in for a treat.”

More on this story will be revealed as soon as information becomes available.

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Ozzy Osbourne To Embark On “Farewell” Tour, Confirmed For European Festivals

Heavy metal icon Ozzy Osbourne will be headlining festivals across Europe next year in what is, according to the organisers of Graspop Metal Meeting, his “farewell” world tour. Although this is being touted as his final world tour, Osbourne says he may still perform shows “here and there” and it is expected that he will still be releasing another album. An official statement or list of tour dates has yet to be announced by Osbourne’s camp, but he has been confirmed to headline the Graspop Metal Meeting festival in Belgium, Denmark’s, Copenhell event and both the British and Spanish editions of the Download festival.

Download Festival’s promoter, Andy Copping said: “We’re unbelievably excited to have Ozzy as one of the headliners next year. Already hailing from the Midlands, Ozzy Osbourne is no stranger to Download, and after Black Sabbath closed the festival in 2016, how could I not ask The Prince of Darkness to come back all on his own? The Download family are without a shadow of a doubt, in for a treat.”

More on this story will be revealed as soon as information becomes available.

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A Perfect Circle Announces Short 2018 European/UK Tour

A Perfect Circle just announced a short European/UK tour for 2018. A new album from the outfit will be out next year and will be in stores in time for the tour. Check out all dates below:

06/01-03 Nurburgring, GER – Rock Am Ring Festival
06/01-03 Nuremberg, GER – Rock Im Park Festival
06/05 Stockholm, SWE – Fryshuset
06/06 Oslo, NOR – Spektrum
06/12 Manchester, UK – O2 Apollo
06/13 London, UK – O2 Academy Brixton
06/17 Berlin, GER – Zitadelle
06/20 Zurich, SWI – Halle 622
06/23 Esch-sur-Alzette, LUX – Rockhal
06/26 Paris, FRA – Olympia
06/29 Barcelona, SPA – Be Prog! My Friend
07/01 Verona, ITA – Rock The Castle

Currently A Perfect Circle are out on this North American tour:

11/01 Fairfax, VA – EagleBank Arena
11/02 Brooklyn, NY – Tidal Theater @ Barclays Center
11/04 Reading, PA – Santander Arena
11/05 Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena
11/07 Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
11/08 Boston, MA – Agganis Arena
11/10 Portland, ME – Cross Insurance Center
11/11 Albany, NY – Times Union Center
11/12 Syracuse, NY – The OnCenter Arena
11/14 Montreal, QC – Laval Centre
11/15 Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
11/17 Pittsburgh, PA – Petersen Events Center
11/18 Cleveland, OH – Wolstein Center
11/19 Highland Heights, KY – BB&T Arena
11/21 Detroit, MI – Fox Theatre
11/22 Grand Rapids, MI – The DeltaPlex Arena
11/24 Chicago, IL – UIC Pavilion
11/25 St. Paul, MN – Xcel EnergyCenter
11/28 Spokane, WA – Spokane Arena
11/30 Vancouver, BC – PNE Coliseum
12/01 Seattle, WA – Key Arena
12/02 Portland, OR – Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum
12/04 Eugene, OR – Matthew Knight Center

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Official Live Video “Brain” Posted By Psycholies

Italian industrial dark glam metal act Psycholies released an official live video clip for the song “Brain.” The footage was captured from the band’s performance at the South Cheyenne Festival earlier this year.

Check out the clip here:

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