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Category Archives: Festivals

2016 Metal festival guide for North America, Part 3

Posted by on June 20, 2016

With the first day of summer happening as you read this, we want to continue with our rock and metal festival guide for you to choose what festival(s) to choose to grill yourself under the punishing sun. Check out the first and second part of our guide and let us know if there’s any other […]

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2016 Metal festival guide for North America, Part 2

Posted by on June 16, 2016

We continue with our rock and metal festival guide for North America to consolidate everything that’s going to happen within the next few months. Check out the first part of our guide to find more of these fests so you can plan which are the best options for you. 9.- Bay Area Death Fest – […]

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2016 Metal festival guide for North America, Part 1

Posted by on June 15, 2016

In the last couple of years, North America has been getting a serious amount of festivals, some of them reaching new areas where events like thise never had taken place. Since the demise of Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival last year, the American scene had a gap that needed to be filled in different, smarter […]

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Interview: Danny Wimmer on building festivals, his dream booking

Posted by on June 14, 2016

  Rock and metal is having a moment, and music festival production company Danny Wimmer Presents is at the forefront of it. Wimmer, a former record executive at Flawless/Geffen, Epic and Atlantic, left the label biz in 2011 after having successfully helped launch Rock on the Range, Carolina Rebellion and Epicenter. Since then, Danny Wimmer Presents has […]

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As Louder Than Life fest announced, rock and metal fests getting mainstream props

Posted by on May 31, 2016

Today, the lineup for the third incarnation of Kentucky’s Louder than Life Festival was announced. Like many of the other regional festivals that have been announced in the last month or so, the lineup splits the difference between metal and hard rock, with many of the biggest names in both. Slipknot, Disturbed, Korn, Slayer and Avenged […]

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