folk metal

Bloodstock reveals Devin Townsend setlist plans and 5 new bands

As Winter rolls in and Christmas approaches, Bloodstock has been busy confirming yet more bands for 2020’s best heavy metal weekender, plotting daily festive competitions, preparing to launch this year’s deposit scheme, and even devising an early Christmas present, with a little help from Friday headliner, Devin Townsend… 

Bloodstock reveal Sophie Lancaster stage headliners and more

Bloodstock is delighted to share that New Delhi’s Bloodywood will headline the Sophie Lancaster stage on Friday, in a UK festival exclusive. Blending Indian folk instruments and heavy metal, this is sure to be a unique set you won’t want to miss! Check out their most recent single (closing on 1.4 million views), “Machi Bhasad (Expect a Riot)” here.

Nightwish release new live video for digital single “Slaying the Dreamer”

Nightwish will release their new live record “Decades: Live in Buenos Aires” on December 6th as: BluRay Digibook, 2CD Digipak, BluRay+2CD Earbook, 3LP. Pre-order your copy here.

Today, Nightwish have released the second single and video for “Slaying the Dreamer”. Watch the live video below. Get the song digitally here.

Moonspell

Hi Mike. How did you choose Rotting Christ to be featured as your special guests on this tour? (read all about their London live show here)
 

Ye Banished Privateers to release new studio album “Hostis Humani Generis” on February 7th 2020

The savage beast from the north, Ye Banished Privateers, returns with their enthralling fourth album, “Hostis Humani Generis”, out on February 7th, 2020, via Napalm Records.

The new full-length is the most authentic of pirate manifests – with more than enough audacious atmosphere, sing-along hymns, folk tunes and foul rambling to secure the band’s unique position in the genre. These Swedish marauders of the sea take you through the ups and downs of pirate life!

Moonspell and Rotting Christ live in London 2019

Silver Dust are an annual visitor in the UK, this time coming back for the third year in a row, both previous years supporting our favourite Finnish monsters Lordi on their European tours. Although they are still touring in support of their last album “House 21”, which was released in April 2018, they are getting visibly bigger crowds, and many people have been returning to catch them every year.