Download Festival has announced Iron Maiden, Kiss and System of a Down as headliners for 2020's event. Joining them are Disturbed, Korn, Black Veil Brides, The Offspring, Deftones, Gojira, Of Mice and Men, Alestorm and Daughtry as the first bands to be announced for the festival that takes place from 12th - 14th June, at Donington Park, UK.
Former Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing is returning to the stage. Joining Priest alumni Les Binks and Tim 'Ripper' Owens, the trio will perform with David Ellefson, who is bringing his 'More Live With Deth' event to KK's Steel Mill in Wolverhampton on 3rd November 2019. The showcomes as part of a wider European run from the Megadeth bassist.
Norwegian pop mega stars A-ha are set to release their 'millennium comeback' albums on expanded vinyl format. Due for release ahead of their 2019 UK and Ireland dates which start in Dublin on 29th October, 'Major Earth Minor Sky' and 'Lifelines' hit the shelves on 27th September.
There is no need to be as lucky as the regular winners of Spin Palace Casino. When your name is David Hasselhoff and you've become a sort of cult actor thanks to TV shows like Supercar and Baywatch, you'll be in the spotlight whatever you do, let alone if you decide at the age of 67 to make a new album containing some tracks with metal veins!
Van Halen's are to release a box set of their Far East singles discography. Coming on 1st November, 'The Japanese Singles 1978 - 1984' is a 7” Vinyl Collection that features replicas of the 13 singles and b-sides previously released exclusively in Japan, from the band’s first six multi-platinum albums.
Battle for the Lake is back for its 10th edition, and this year’s festival promises to be BIGGER and BETTER than ever. Set on the stunning Achill Island, Keel Lake will provide the most idyllic backdrop for a weekend of surfing, music, and craic. Battle for the Lake takes place from 27th - 29th September 2019.
As exclusively revealed by eonmusic back in June, Last in Line will kick off their winter tour in Belfast on 29th November. Featuring Vivian Campbell, Vinny Appice, Phil Soussan, and Andrew Freeman, the band are set to tour UK and Europe this winter.
Burr Fest, the annual charity concert, held in memory of late Iron Maiden drummer, Clive Burr now in it’s fourth year, has announced full details of its 2020 happening. Taking place on Saturday 7th March at The Dome, Tufnell Park, London, the event will feature Blaze Bayley, Elixer, and many more.
US guitarist Dweezil Zappa will be returning to the UK this December with his Hot Rats Live!Tour. Shows will take place in London, Manchester, Southampton, Oxford, Leeds and Birmingham. Tickets are on sale now.
The world’s most notorious rock band, Mötley Crüe, is celebrating the 30th anniversary of their landmark album Dr. Feelgood. With charting hit singles including “Kickstart My Heart,” “Without You,” “Don’t Go Away Mad (Just Go Away)” and “Same Ol’ Situation (S.O.S.),” Dr. Feelgood has been the band’s biggest album to date.