Category: EVENTS (page 1 of 15)

Metal Is Back To Byblos International Festival With Tarja

After four years of absence, Metal is back to Byblos International Festival with Tarja Turunen. The Metal diva, who rose to fame as the lead singer of the Finnish Symphonic Metal band Nightwish, is coming to Lebanon this summer. Continue reading

Download Festival Paris 2018 (Preview)

Download Festival Paris 2018 Video Promo

Download Festival Paris 2018

Download Festival returns to Paris with its third edition this year and the second edition in the new venue at la Base Aérienne 217, a 30-minute drive only from the city of lights.

There were a lot of speculations about this year’s edition before the announcement, French fans were anticipating something huge on the horizon and they weren’t disappointed at all.

Download Festival Paris 2018 returns this year with its biggest line-up yet since the first edition back in 2016, and also this year it will be a four-day festival, starting on Friday the 15th of June and ending on Monday the 18th of June.

Of course, it is still possible to buy your tickets and we advise to do so before they sell out, follow this link for all ticket information

Friday is expected to host 16 bands, the biggest names to look out for are GHOST, ALESTORM, ELUVEITIE, OPETH, and the prince of darkness OZZY OSBOURNE will headline the opening night of the festival.

Saturday takes a different turn with different genres compared to Friday as we look forward to see bands like MESHUGGAH, THE OFFSPRING, and AVATAR.
MARILYN MANSON will headline Saturday’s night.

Download is known for the variety of bands and their genres and this year is no different, it will be a long weekend of absolutely incredible acts.

Sunday bands are truly exciting for the alternative and grunge lovers, EGO KILL TALENT, PERTURBATOR, MASS HYSTERIA, and THE HIVES will definitely rock the stages of Download making the way for the headliner of the night, THE FOO FIGHTERS, yes, the awesome Dave Grohl will be leading THE FOO FIGHTERS to headline the third night of the festival. This night is a night to look forward to and definitely not to be missed.

On a usual edition, now it is the time we stop, but this year as we mentioned earlier, we are all up for a treat. Monday is also a heavy metal day.

Monday has only 10 bands on the bill, but not just any 10 bands, the fourth and final day will host SEETHER, JONATHAN DAVIS, and VOLBEAT, then Download will close its curtains with GUNS N’ ROSES headlining the final night.

For Rock and Metal lovers in France and around the world, it doesn’t get any better, Download is not to be missed this year.

For all information related to the festival, follow the link below

We will be there covering this unique festival and of course, reviewing it as well.

See you at Download \m/

Download Festival Paris 2018

Download Festival Paris 2018

Hellfest 2018 | Iron Maiden, Judas Priest Avenged Sevenfold and 150 others

Hellfest is back for their 13th edition and several years of selling out, even before the line up is announced. The Heavy Metal festival  has announced an incredible line up featuring over 150 bands on 6 stages. Today Hellfest has placed itself as the biggest most anticipated Metal festival in europe with hundreds of thousands of attendees every year.

Hellfest 2018 will take place in Clisson France from June 22-24. The festival will be headlined by the Metal Legends and Gods, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest alongside the great Avenged Sevenfold. On the menu of brutality also: Deftones, A Perfect Circle, Marilyn Manson, Megadeth, Limp Bizkit, Nightwish, Hollywood Vampires, Parkway Drive, Stone Sour, & Body Count.

In addition the list is long with amazing acts such as: Alice In Chains, Steve Wilson, Jonathan Davis, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Accept, Pleymo, Bullet For My Valentine, Europe, Arch Enemy, Meshuggah, Converge, Killswitch Engage, Termonti, Baroness, Asking Alexandria, Powerflo, In This Moment, Shinedown, Iced Earth, Rose Tattoo, Primal Fear, Tesseract, Dimmu Bogir, Satyricon, At The Gates, Children of Bodom, Therion, Exodus, Carnivore A.D., Septicflesh, Enslaved, Rise Against, Neurosis, Bad Religion, Turbonegro, Hatebreed, Dead Cross, Corrosion of Conformity, , Church of Misery, Cro-Mags, Madball, Terror, Orange Goblin, Zeal & Ardor, 7 Seconds, The Bronx, EyehateGod, Crowbar, Knocked Loose, Bongzilla, Nile, Suffocation, Kataklysm, Ensiferum, Amorphis, Origin, Demolition Hammer, Lurking Fear, Crisix, Bloodshot, and many more. Check out full line up and running order here.

Hellfest is Europe’s Biggest Rock And Metal Festival. Check out our review of last year’s festival here,

Hellfest 2018

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Yes, you read it right! Legendary Prog Icons DREAM THEATER live in Dubai on October 6th, 2017! It was a big surprise to all progressive rock/metal fans in the region to receive this news. It was all possible thanks to MAINSTAGE Events, who have put a tremendous effort into turning this dream into reality. (Press release reads below).

Check out the Dream Theater Event Page in our Events calendar HERE and Facebook link below.

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Blaakyum Pre Bloodstock Show At The Rev UK

Traveling to the UK after being chosen to headline the New Blood Stage at Bloodstock Festival on Sunday 13th August, Lebanese Metal Thrashers Blaakyum will take their unique blend of Thrash, Heavy, and Groove Metal infused with Middle Eastern and Levantine folk music vibes to London.  Blaakyum Pre Bloodstock Show will take place at The Dev in Camden Town, a venue that is well known for its support to the underground music scene.

Three bands will be opening for Blaakyum at this event at The Dev. And here’s where we got surprised. It caught our attention that alongside Caskets and Endeavour, Element 26’s Guitarist and founding member Alexy Khoury‘s newest band, “GODD” will be opening for the Lebanese Thrashers, which is pretty cool!
Also, it is important to note that Endeavour‘s guitarist IAN is also Onslaught.


Blaakyum Pre Bloodstock Show At The Rev UK








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Pre Bloodstock Show

MIKE PORTNOY’S Shattered Fortress Live In Paris

MIKE PORTNOY’S Shattered Fortress Live In Paris

BANDS: MIKE PORTNOY‘S Shattered Fortress (prog gods) | NEXT TO NONE (prog)
LOCATION: Le Trianon – Paris
DATE: Friday, July 1, 2017
ENTRANCE:  38.5€

ORGANIZED BY: Garmonbozia Inc. in association with Hexagon Booking Agency

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Onslaught Live In Lebanon | September 9

Onslaught Live In Lebanon September 9. This event was postponed from June 10 ( <-Read full statement here) till September 10.

This year, the Lebanese Metal Society is at its best, starting the year with Metal Bell’s “Metal Gathering getting the first international act to Lebanon for the year 2017, followed by “Metal Slam” by Rock Insight, “Beirut Metal” Fest by GM Entertainment, and now ONSLAUGHT live in Lebanon by Skull Session. Continue reading

Onslaught Live In Lebanon | June 10 Station Beirut (POSTPONED)

This Event Was Postponed till September 9th, Check out the official statement below:

This year, the Lebanese Metal Society is at its best, starting the year with Metal Bell’s “Metal Gathering getting the first international act to Lebanon for the year 2017, followed by “Metal Slam” by Rock Insight, “Beirut Metal” Fest by GM Entertainment, and now ONSLAUGHT live in Lebanon by Skull Session. Continue reading

DOWNLOAD Festival 2017 Returns To Paris

For the second year in a row, Britain’s biggest Rock and Metal festival, DOWNLOAD, returns to Paris. This is great news for all Metal and Rock lovers in France and Paris. This year, DOWNLOAD Paris 2017 will take place at the air base 217 of Brétigny-sur-Orge / Le Plessis – Pâté on Friday 9, Saturday 10, and Sunday 11 June with an exceptional line up. Continue reading

HellFest 2017 Clisson France – Preview

Europe is the home of Rock and Metal festivals. Every summer, the continent gets crowded with Rock and Metal festivals, welcoming bands from all around the globe to celebrate music. Even though, HellFest always stands out among all of them, and it has become one of the best known festivals on Earth. Each year, the organizers do a “hell” of a job in getting an epic line up. This year, HELLFEST 2017 has about 160 bands that will grace 6 stages: Mainstage 1, Mainstage 2, Altar, Temple, Valley, and Warzone. Continue reading

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