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Hellfest promoter refuses to remove Down from bill, faces losing grant

Posted by on February 8, 2016

More drama in wake of Phil Anselmo’s drunk Dimebash outburst? Naturally. Despite multiple apologies and an offer to leave Down, the backlash over his Nazi salute and white power shoutout continues. There’s deservedly a bit of anti-Anselmo sentiment going around at the moment. Down has been dropped off the FortaRock Festival in the Netherlands and their show in New Orleans […]

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Pro-shot footage of Hellfest emerges including Lamb of God, Faith No More, and more

Posted by on June 22, 2015

Before the event was even over, pro-shot footage of France’s Hellfest Open Air Festival began to emerge online. The show was shot and streamed over the internet, and some tech savvy viewers took the liberty to save and upload some of the full sets, including but not limited to Faith No More, Scorpions, Lamb of […]

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Dark Angel added to Hellfest 2014

Posted by on May 30, 2014

If Hellfest 2014 in France couldn’t get any MORE stacked with amazing bands, it just got one more. Dark Angel’s masterful drummer Gene Hoglan just confirmed on both his Facebook and via Twitter that Dark Angel will be performing at Hellfest 2014. Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and Aerosmith will be headlining, and that’s already on […]

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Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Slayer, Aerosmith And More Added To France’s Hellfest

Posted by on December 3, 2013

Thought the initial lineup to France’s Hellfest was already looking awesome? Well the 2014 edition of the festival just got better, as Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and Aerosmith have been announced as headliners. Along with the headliners, Hellfest also announced the additions of Slayer, Avenged Sevenfold, Deep Purple, Soundgarden, Megadeth, Sepultura, Queensryche and a crap […]

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Red Fang: “Hopefully Early Next Year We’ll Have Our New Record Finished”

Posted by on July 5, 2012

Since 2009, when their first album was released on Sargent House, Portland’s Red Fang has quickly gained popularity. Now signed to Relapse Records, the quartet released Murder the Mountains in 2011 to glorifying reviews and hit the road with Mastodon and The Dillinger Escape Plan. Metallica took notice and invited them to grace the Damage […]

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King Diamond Announces Two European Summer Festival Dates

Posted by on January 24, 2012

Last week, King Diamond announced details regarding his new booking agents. That made it pretty clear that the Mercyful Fate/ solo singer was planning his return to the stage following his triple-bypass heart surgery last year. Well, here’s the good news: King Diamond has confirmed his first festival appearances of 2012! Though he did take part in the […]

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