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Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac & Rolling Stones Confirm Interest in Headlining Glastonbury Festival

British-American rock icons Fleetwood Mac have claimed that they’d ‘love’ to headline Glastonbury 2013, thoughts which have been echoed by Mick Jagger’s Rolling Stones.

Written by: Elliott Batte | Date: Thursday, 13 December 2012

Download Festival

Mastodon Added To Download Festival 2013 Line-Up

Following on from yesterday's Stone Sour announcement, this evening Download promoter Andy Copping has confirmed that Mastodon will also perform at Download 2013.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Bloodstock

Slayer Confirmed As Third Bloodstock Festival Headliner

Californian thrash-metal legends Slayer have been announced as the third and final headline act for Bloodstock Open Air 2013.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Eminem

Eminem Confirmed To Headline Reading & Leeds Festival 2013

Eminem has been confirmed as the first headliner for Reading & Leeds Festival 2013, returning to the main stage where he performed 12 years ago.

Written by: Nigel Sachdev | Date: Monday, 10 December 2012

Latitude

Latitude Festival Returns Between 18th And 21st July 2013 - Tickets ON SALE 9AM MONDAY

Recently named ‘Best Family Festival’, Latitude returns next year for a spectacular eighth edition, taking place between 18th and 21st July 2013.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Friday, 07 December 2012

Bestival

Bestival Wins 'Best Major Festival' At The UK Festival Awards

Last night saw the great and the good from the world of festivals gathered in London for the annual UK Festival Awards with Bestival crowned a winner!

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Tuesday, 04 December 2012

Festival Number 6

Festival No.6 Wins 'Best New Festival' And 'Best Headline Act' At UK Festival Awards

Following its inaugural year Festival No.6 has been awarded both 'Best New Festival' and 'Best Headline Performance' from New Order at this years UK Festival Awards.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Tuesday, 04 December 2012

Bloodstock

Bloodstock Wins 'Best Medium-Sized Festival' At 2012 UK Festival Awards

Bloodstock Open Air has been crowned the 'Best Medium-Sized Festival' at the UK Festival Awards 2012, which was held last night at London's Roundhouse. The event, which saw over half a million fans and festival go-ers cast their votes over the last month, acknowledges outstanding achievement in the UK live festival industry.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Tuesday, 04 December 2012

Reading Festival

Melvin Benn To Bring More Dance, Grime, And Hip-Hop To Reading And Leeds Festival 2013

As ever, the music scene across the world continues to change each coming year, with different genres of music exploding and dying out as left, right, and centre. Though you may not like it, festivals and events have to try and stay relevant and have to keep their line-ups up-to-date, otherwise they could die out as quickly as some of the genres that once graced our radios.

Written by: Elliott Batte | Date: Monday, 03 December 2012

Download Festival

Coal Chamber Added To 2013 Download Festival Line-Up

Reformed Nu-Metal titans Coal Chamber have been officially confirmed to perform at next year's Download Festival.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Monday, 03 December 2012

Tim McGraw

Tim McGraw & Carrie Underwood Headline London O2 Arena 'C2C: Country To Country' Festival & Tickets

Some of the biggest superstars in Country Music are uniting and heading across the Atlantic for 'C2C: Country to Country', a huge two-day music festival extravaganza at The O2 London in March 2013.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Monday, 03 December 2012

Isle Of Wight

Jake Bugg, The Script, Bloc Party, Happy Mondays And More Join 2013 Isle Of Wight Festival Line-Up

Today the Isle of Wight Festival has announced an array of the hottest new and established artists around who will be joining headliners The Stone Roses and Bon Jovi for the first major music Festival of the summer. Jake Bugg (above), The Script, Bloc Party, Paloma Faith (below, right), The Maccabees, Ellie Goulding, Happy Mondays, Fun, Bonnie Raitt, Imperial Teen, The Farm, Blondie and Republica, will now be appearing, plus more to be announced in the coming weeks.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Monday, 03 December 2012

Reading Festival

Reading And Leeds Festival 2013 To Be Bigger And Better Than Ever - Tickets ON SALE NOW

With the likes of Alt-J, Deftones, Sub Focus and Boy Better Know confirmed as the first wave of artists for the Reading & Leeds Festival 2013, the biggest dual-site festivals in Britain is preparing to be bigger and better than ever. With additional stages, new artwork and of course the all-important line-up, the festivals will remain the best choice for music lovers and in 2013 will boast more genres of music than ever before.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Friday, 30 November 2012

Reading Festival

Deftones, Alt-J, Sub Focus And More Amongst First Names Announced For 2013 Reading & Leeds Festivals

Alt-J, Deftones, Sub Focus and Wiley's grime collective Boy Better Know are amongst the first batch of artists announced for the Reading and Leeds Festival 2013.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Thursday, 29 November 2012

Bloodstock

Bloodstock Festival Adds Avantasia, Whitechapel, Kataklysm And Ex Deo To 2013 Line-Up

Bloodstock Festival is excited to announce four more additions to the 2013 bill.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Thursday, 29 November 2012

Bon Jovi

Bon Jovi Confirmed As 2013 Isle Of Wight Festival Sunday Headliner

Following yesterday’s announcement of Friday headliners The Stone Roses, today, Isle Of Wight Festival organisers can confirm that Grammy Award winning Bon Jovi wil close the Main Stage with a UK festival exclusive on Sunday 16th June. Tickets for the Isle Of Wight Festival go on sale on Wednesday 28th November.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Tuesday, 27 November 2012

The Stone Roses

Isle Of Wight Festival Announces The Stone Roses As First 2013 Headliner

The Isle of Wight Festival 2013 has announced one of the UK’s most iconic bands The Stone Roses, as Main Stage headliners on Friday 14th June. This will be the band’s only UK festival appearance in 2013.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Monday, 26 November 2012

Womad

Early Bird Tickets For WOMAD Festival 2013 On Sale Today

Early bird tickets for next year’s WOMAD - the World of Music, Arts, and Dance - go on sale today.

Written by: Elliott Batte | Date: Friday, 23 November 2012

Bullet For My Valentine

Bullet For My Valentine Confirmed For Download Festival 2013

Download Festival chief promoter Andy Copping has just confirmed via Twitter that Bullet For My Valentine have been added to the 2013 line-up.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Thursday, 22 November 2012

Reading Festival

Reading And Leeds Festival To Reveal First Bands For 2013 Line-Up Next Week

Organisers of the Reading and Leeds Festival have today announced that the first bands for the 2013 line-up will be revealed next Thursday, 29th November, at midday.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Jools Holland

Jools Holland And His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra Confirmed For Jazz FM Love Supreme Jazz Festival

Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, Marcus Miller, Branford Marsalis Quartet, Neil Cowley Trio, Soweto Kinch, Phantom Limb and Zara McFarlanehave all been confirmed to perform next July at the Love Supreme Jazz Festival, the first major UK festival of its kind in over 20 years. Jazz FM Love Supreme Jazz Festival Tickets go on sale today. Further acts, including Saturday night headliners, will be announced in the coming months.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Bloodstock

Bloodstock Festival Adds Devildriver And Municipal Waste To 2013 Line-Up

Bloodstock festival is excited to announce Californian circle-pit kings, Devildriver, and thrash metal outfit Municipal Waste on to the 2013 bill.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Thursday, 15 November 2012

Bloodstock

Bloodstock Festival Confirms Lamb Of God As 2013 Saturday Night Headliner

Bloodstock Open Air festival has confirmed that their 2013 Saturday night headliner will be groove-metal overlords, Lamb Of God.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Wednesday, 07 November 2012

Download

Download Festival Add Seven More Acts To 2013 Line-Up

Download Festival organisers have this evening added seven new acts to next year's line-up. Joining the main stage headliners Iron Maiden, Slipknot and Rammstein on the 2013 bill will be Queens of the Stone Age, Thirty Seconds To Mars, The Gaslight Anthem, Motorhead, HIM, A Day To Remember and Alice in Chains.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Monday, 05 November 2012

KISS

KISS To Headline Download Festival Second Stage?

Download Festival organisers are set to make a new announcement tonight, however, www.metaltalk.net have already reported that glam-rock legends KISS could headline the second stage at the Donington Park event on Friday 14th June.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Monday, 05 November 2012

Kasabian

Kasabian Confirmed For Snowbombing Festival 2013

Leicestershire rockers Kasabian have been confirmed as one of the headline acts for next year’s Snowbombing Festival.

Written by: Elliott Batte | Date: Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Live Nation

Live Nation Ends Hyde Park Concerts Putting Wireless Festival & Hard Rock Calling In Doubt

A number of London-based festivals, events, and musical concerts are currently in peril - after supermassive promoter Live Nation ended their contract with Hyde Park following this year’s problems with noise restrictions, cancelled gigs, and curfew breaks.

Written by: Elliott Batte | Date: Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Swn Festival

Stereoboard Preview Swn Festival 2012

Created in 2007 by Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens and local music promoter and industry expert John Rostron, Sŵn (pronounced ‘soon’ and Welsh for ‘sound’) has grown into the 4 day, 16 venue, 200 band event it will be when it kicks off this Thursday, 18th October in Cardiff.

Written by: David Ball | Date: Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Bloodstock

Bloodstock Festival Announces King Diamond As Friday Night 2013 Headliner

Bloodstock Open Air is excited to announce their first headliner for 2013. The Grammy-nominated, Danish metal legend King Diamond will dazzle eyes and perforate eardrums in the Friday night top slot.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Friday, 12 October 2012

Manic Street Preachers

Manic Street Preachers Film To Be Premièred At Swn Festival 2012

A one off screening of 'Culture, Alienation, Boredom and Despair' – a film about the Manic Street Preacher’s album 'Generation Terrorists' - will be showing at this year’s Swn Festival as a Welsh exclusive.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Wednesday, 10 October 2012

 
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