Neck-deep in old-school giants – Reading Festival, Rock am Ring, Rock Werchter – and newer breeds too – Download, Hellfest – Europe has been drawing from its deep roots in rock and metal for half a century, producing great music and festivals that are the envy of the world.
Music Festivals are incredible experiences and heaps of fun. If you’re heading to your first music festival then keep reading for lots of tips and tricks to ensure you have an incredible time. Stick to the following rules and you'll be totally fine and you'll definitely get back to the next festivREAD MORE
Heavy metal outfit Slipknot is one of the most recognizable bands of their time. Though they have been active since their formation in 1995, there are still some things that most people don’t know about the band. Here, we present our list of 15 things you probably didn’t know about Slipknot.READ MORE
The Rock am Ring (German for "Rock at the Ring") and Rock im Park ("Rock in the Park") festivals are two simultaneous rock music festivals held annually. While Rock am Ring takes place at the Nürburgring race track, Rock im Park takes place at the Zeppelinfeld in Nürnberg.
Both festivalsREAD MORE
SAMARA, Russia — Russian rock festival Rock over the Volga reports that they broke attendance records this year in 2013 with almost 700,000 fans turning out for the show.
This year's festival featured both Russian and international artists and was headlined by the German group Rammstein.READ MORE
On August 15, 1969, the Woodstock Music and Art Fair officially began with a performance by Richie Havens.
He wasn’t actually supposed to be the first act onstage, but he was the only one ready to get started when the event was already running late. The original opening band, Sweetwater,READ MORE
Having been unable to tour their latest album The Nothing in Europe since its release in September last year, Korn have now confirmed that they’ll finally be bringing the record across the pond in the summer of 2021.
The Bakersfield nu-metal titans were originally scheduled to hit severaREAD MORE
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13. Sepultura, 'Roots' (1996)
The last Sepultura record to feature frontman Max Cavalera also happens to be their best. On the album the band’s Brazilian roots are explored as tracks show influence from the indREAD MORE
Guns, God and Government is the third live video album by American rock band Marilyn Manson, released on October 29, 2002 on the formats VHS, DVD and UMD, documenting the tour of the same name. The DVD contains live performances that switch between visuals of various shows from United States, Japan,READ MORE
Hellfest, also called Hellfest Summer Open Air, is a French rock festival focusing on heavy metal music, held annually in June in Clisson in Loire-Atlantique. Its high attendance makes it the French music festival with the largest turnover. It is also one of the biggest metal festivals in Europe andREAD MORE
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