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Rock AM Ring’s forced evacuation was due to a spelling error

Posted by on June 23, 2017

A few weeks ago over 80,000 people were evacuated from day one of Germany’s Rock AM Ring festival due to a terror alert. At that time, police had required concrete evidence before giving the green light to make the decision on cutting the event short. Many wondered if it would be cancelled in its entirety, […]

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Serj Tankian joins surviving Audioslave members for “Like A Stone” cover

Posted by on June 4, 2017

Germany’s Rock am Ring festival wrapped up tonight (4) after a shortened first night that saw the 90,000-strong crowd evacuated after a credible terror threat. Given what took place the following evening in London, it was a good move to do so. Yesterday, another emotional moment took place, but this time, it was due to the […]

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Update: Germany’s Rock am Ring resumes after terrorism scare

Posted by on June 3, 2017

Last night (2), approximately over 80,000 attendees were evacuated from one of Germany’s biggest music festivals, Rock am Ring due to a terrorist threat. Police arrived earlier this morning to do a full investigation determining whether the remaining two days should resume. Luckily, they gave the green light and doing what they can to reschedule […]

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Germany’s Rock am Ring Festival evacuated due to terror alert

Posted by on June 2, 2017

Germany’s sold-out Rock am Ring scheduled today (2) through Sunday the 4th was evacuated due to a terror alert. Over 82,000 fans were expected to attend the three-day event and all of Friday’s attendees were rushed out “in a calm and controlled manner.” The police advised interrupting the festival resulting in officially closing the first day […]

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33 injured after lightning strikes at Rock am Ring, Parkway Drive cover RATM

Posted by on June 8, 2015

To say that Germany’s Rock am Ring festival went off without a hitch this past weekend would be a lie. In fact, 33 people were injured after two lightning strikes at the festival. Both took place in the early morning hours on Saturday momrning, in Mendig, western Germany. The first strike happened in the backstage […]

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Here are full, pro-shot sets from Opeth, Avenged Sevenfold, Iron Maiden & Trivium at Rock am Ring

Posted by on June 10, 2014

This past weekend, a killer lineup played Germany’s Rock am Ring festival. While the full lineup was heavy on rock, they had some great metal bands playing. And unlike most American festivals, the shows were professionally shot and available online to watch not just as they happened, but also preserved on video to rewatch. We […]

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Korn To Perform Rock Am Ring and Rock Im Park With Brian “Head” Welch

Posted by on November 9, 2012

Back in May, Korn surprised fans at the Carolina Rebellion festival when they had former guitarist Brian “Head” Welch join them onstage to perform “Blind.” And next Summer, German fans will get to see the nu-metal group with their original guitarist not once, but twice. Korn announced yesterday that Welch (who left the group back […]

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Metallica Announce More Dates For “Black Album” Performances In Europe

Posted by on November 28, 2011

Earlier this past month, Metallica announced that they will be performing their pivotal 1991 self-titled record, aka The Black Album, in its entirety at the Download Festival in Donington, England. Well now it would appear that this won’t be a onetime thing, as Metallica have announced more European dates where Metallica will be performing The […]

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Video That’ll Make You Wish System Of A Down Announced More U.S. Dates Already

Posted by on June 13, 2011

I’ll be the first to admit that I was disappointed when the recently reunited System Of A Down only included West Coast dates in their recent “warm up tour” for their  European festival appearances. So it was nice to see fan filmed footage of their first show since 2006 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, even if […]

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