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Category Archives: Festivals

Carcass, At The Gates and more announced for 2018’s Decibel Metal & Beer fest

Posted by on October 2, 2017

Decibel Magazine kicked off their first annual Decibel Metal & Beer Fest last spring. Following the successful results, Decibel revealed the fest will return next year at The Fillmore Philadelphia on Saturday and Sunday, Mach 31-April 1st, 2018. At the Gates and Carcass are both confirmed as the headliners and you can check out the […]

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Recap: Riot Fest delivers once again

Posted by on September 20, 2017

As Riot Fest wraps up for another year, the Chicago based festival once again provided one of the strongest and most diverse festivals around. With headliners like Nine Inch Nails, Queens of The Stone Age, Jawbreaker, Prophets of Rage, Gogol Bordello, A Day To Remember, At The Drive In, and Bad Brains, Riot Fest had […]

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Beyond the Gates recap: promoter interviewed; Whoredom Rife and Cult of Fire impress

Posted by on September 19, 2017

Today marks the last post of my wrap up from Beyond the Gates 2017 in Bergen, Norway. It was an overall incredible festival that went amazingly well. My highlights of Mayhem’s performance can be found here as well as Enslaved and Denner/Sherman. The final performances that I’m going to review are two more standouts from the show, […]

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ProgPower USA 2018 line-up announced: James Labrie, Tarja Turunen, Angra, and Voyager to headline

Posted by on September 11, 2017

ProgPower USA is the premier U.S. festival for progressive and power metal. For 18 years they have been a paramount part in bringing some of the biggest and best names in the international progressive and power metal scenes to a country not particularly known for either. It takes place every September at the Center Stage […]

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2017 Beyond the Gates Festival: Enslaved and Denner/Shermann deliver

Posted by on August 29, 2017

This was my second time seeing a festival at USF (the first being the amazing Blekkmetal). Formerly a high-volume sardine factory, the venue now can hold well over 1,000 people for a concert. The building by the water with breathtaking views has been expertly reconfigured for live music and features impressive site lines and fantastic […]

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