Category Archives: Festivals

Ohio metal festival ends with gunfire, multiple stabbings

Posted by on April 21, 2014

On Saturday, April 19th, the Firefest 2014 in Lakewood, OH came to an early end following shots fired and hospitalizations from stab wounds. Allegedly, rival hardcore crews SOSF and FSU got into an argument that escalated quickly and ended in bloodshed. A television report says that shots were fired during the second night of the […]

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Metal Insider headed to Norway for Inferno Fest!

Posted by on April 12, 2014

There must be something about the 20 hour days of  sunlight or its Viking heritage that makes Norway such a hotbed for extreme music. For a country of just over 5 million, a surprising amount of metal bands have made their way into the international spotlight. Since 2001, they’ve had a metal festival to call […]

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This Is Hardcore Fest 2014′s lineup includes Killswitch Engage, Converge, Unearth and more

Posted by on April 1, 2014

We’ll probably have to clarify this more than once today but no, this is not an April Fools joke. This Is Hardcore Fest has revealed the lineup for its four day festival set for July 24-27 at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia, PA. Hope your scrolling finger is in good shape because here’s the full […]

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Mayhem Fest 2014 lineup revealed; Korn, A7X headlining

Posted by on March 31, 2014

Well, we knew this was coming, since the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival said the lineup would be announced in March. Since today’s the last day of March, then it was pretty much a lock that the lineup, which had not exactly been a secret, would come out today. And the lineup, which has been […]

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Sabbath, Soundgarden, Faith No More to play British Musical Festival

Posted by on March 30, 2014

Got plans for the 4th of July yet? Probably something really American, right? Or maybe you can spend it in London at the British Summer Festival. Black Sabbath are headlining, Soundgarden and Motörhead are playing as well. But arguably the highlight of the fest is Faith No More, who will be playing their first show since […]

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