Tickets for 2020's Electric Picnic are due to go on sale this Monday, 9th December 2019. Taking place from 5th - 6th September and returning once again to Stradbally, Co. Laois, the annual event is Ireland's largest music and arts festival.
American Express presents BST Hyde Park have announced a mammoth headliner for 2020, with US rock titans Pearl Jam set to play the festival on Friday 10th July. Taking place in London's iconic idyll, they will be supported by Pixies and White Reaper, with more acts be announced.
Last in Line breezed back into Belfast on Friday night (29th November 2019), playing to a packed crowd and ‘blessing’ the audience with their hard rock anthems, killer hooks, and arresting stage presence. Featuring local boy and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Vivian Campbell on guitars, the four-piece ripped through a set packed with Dio classics and original material worthy to stand up and shot alongside them.
Clutch are set to play three separate sets across all three days of next years' Ramblin' Man Fair Festival. Taking place once again at Mote Park in Maidstone, Kent, the festival will take place on the 17th, 18th and 19th July 2020.
Faith No More, who recently announced their first European live performances in five years including a headlining slot at the resurrected Sunstroke Festival in Ireland, have extended the trek adding four U.K. headlining dates.
Ireland's legendary Sunstroke Festival has been revived for 2020. Taking place over 2 days at Punchestown Racecourse, Co. Kildare from Sat 13th - Sun 14th June, the alternative fest will feature Faith No More, Deftones, The Jesus and Mary Chain, and host of others.
Ghost’s ‘Ultimate Tour Named Death’ finally rolled into Dublin on Wednesday night (20th November 2019), bringing with it a gothic metal spectacle unlike any other. Marking the band’s first ever headline show in Ireland, the set at the 3Arena proved just why the Swedish outfit are on the rise to becoming one of the biggest acts in the genre.
Download Festival has announced more bands to join headliners Iron Maiden, who are continuing their Legacy of the Beast tour, Kiss on their 'End of the Road' run, and System of a Down. The world’s premier rock event takes place form 12th - 14th June 2020, at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire.
Two years after their greatest triumph, Marillion returned to the Royal Albert Hall on Monday night (18th Nov 2019), to begin a two-night stint at the iconic London venue. Billed as 'Marillion with Friends from the Orchestra', the five-piece were augmented by a string section, flute and French horn for the shows which marked the end of their two and a half week U.K. run.
BMG and Niji Entertainment Group Inc. have partnered to reissue DIO's 1996 - 2004 studio albums: Angry Machines (1996), Magica (2000), Killing The Dragon (2002), and Master Of The Moon (2004). These newly remastered versions feature rare and never before released live and studio bonus tracks.