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Music and Safety First – Why Bloodstock Open Air 2021 is a go !

With Bloodstock Open Air 2021 less than a few weeks away, the difficult journey out of lock-down, organising a festival that can actually go ahead, meeting all of the COVID-19 safe requirements and ensuring that the bands that have been booked can actually get to Derbyshire to play their allotted slots has been nothing short of both a nightmare and a miracle of perseverance of character in the face of adversity. 

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Beyond The Gates Festival Review – August 21st-24th 2019

Words and Photos from Simon Ward Beyond the Gates is a metal festival dedicated to the true spirit of the underground, located in Bergen, Norway. The festival has been running since 2012 and the main venue is USF Verftet. The 2019 edition of the festival took place 21.08 – 24.08.2019 I make no secret of […]

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Kent Blues Collective Festival – Gillingham, Kent – 29 September 2018

Words & Pictures: Jon Theobold / Jon Theobald Photography When I originally heard that a new blues festival was taking place in Gillingham – where I grew up – at a school with somewhat of a reputation at that time, I was in parts excited, curious and slightly nervous. On arriving at the newly-named Woodlands Arts […]

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First Full Day of Bloodstock Festival 2018, Friday – August 10th, 2018 – Live Report and Photos

  Words: Alan Daly Pics: © Olga Kuzmenko Photography     The first full day of Bloodstock 2018 starts out overcast but dry, as hungover heads come to life around the campsite. We make our way back to the arena to the sound of klaxons summoning the pre-noon risers to the Ronnie James Dio stage where British […]

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HRH III Summons The Faithful

Heed the call, brothers and sisters! HRH Metal III announces line-up and will explode into life, at the O2 Academy in Birmingham, between Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th Feb 2019: music thundering out across state-of-the-art stages and arenas, with the venue and hotels awash with HRH’s longstanding comradeship, right-raucous fun and shenanigans. “We’ve forged something […]

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TRUCK FESTIVAL – Announces Veterans & Virgins Stage and return of Oxfordshire’s own GOLDRUSH

Truck Festival announces the bill for the Veterans & Virgins stage run by Truck’s original organiser Joe Bennett. A place for artists new to Truck’s field of dreams, and Veterans of Truck festivals gone by… BBC Introducing in Oxford present Friday’s billing, with Dave Gilyeat and Liz Green compering debut Truck appearances from Self-help, Mother, Wednesday’s Wolves, Wolfs, […]