CALL OF THE WILD 2020- First Band Announcement (News)

CALL OF THE WILD 2020- First Band Announcement (News)

CGCM Podcast‘s Rich “The Meister” Dillon had an excellent time at Call of the Wild Festival this year. Already booked accomodations for 2020, he is most definitely returning to this new awesome festival in the UK. Take a listen to CGCM Podcast EP#62-Meister Hears the Call for an idea of the fun times had at the event. In the podcast, Rich conducts totally off the cuff impromptu interviews with bands, fans and organizers! Today, Call…

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BLOODSTOCK Latest Bands and More (News)

BLOODSTOCK Latest Bands and More (News)

Bloodstock Metal Festival have announced another 8 bands for the festival to be held at Catton Park in Derbyshire the weekend of August 8 to 11. The announcement includes both the opening acts for Saturday and Sunday on the main stage named after Ronnie James Dio simply known as the Dio stage and 6 for the big tent known as the Sophie stage (in memory of Sophie Lancaster a young lass who was murdered due…

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METAL IMMORTAL FESTIVAL – Announced (News)

METAL IMMORTAL FESTIVAL – Announced (News)

Pittsburgh based Traditional Metal band Lady Beast is presenting a one day music festival! The first time event, named after the band’s 2016 EP, Metal Immortal, takes place on June 29, 2019. The band’s frontwoman, Deborah Levine is spearheading the project and monumental task. A teaser post today on the Lady Beast Facebook page informs that all bands now confirmed. There are some vendor spaces still available, so contact Lady Beast/Deborah Levine for info. Also revealed…

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OVERKILL Announce 4 Band Bill For UK & Europe 2019 (News)

OVERKILL Announce 4 Band Bill For UK & Europe 2019 (News)

Overkill are heading to Europe in 2019 along with Destruction, Flotsam & Jetsam and Meshiakk in a tour headed as Killfest Tour 2019.  They are doing shows in Italy, Germany, France, England, Ireland and finishing in Scotland. The band are working on their 19th studio album which should be released in plenty of time before the shows in Europe and the UK in March next year. The New Jersey thrash stalwarts have been around for…

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SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL – 2018 The Full Coverage (Feature)

SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL – 2018 The Full Coverage (Feature)

In preparation for the 2018 Sweden Rock Festival experience Decibel Geek‘s four heroes (like The Avengers, but not as superhero-like) are all set for a return engagement. Following our exploits and all the pertinent Sweden Rock Festival announcements, you’ve come to the right place! This page will be a steady build leading up to the event, during and after it’s completion. Therefore, here you’ll find our reports on band announcements and other festival-related news blurbs. Also, as we go along we will be adding anticipation articles in the days and/or weeks approaching Sweden Rock…

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RON RUNYON Lost In Sweden (News)

RON RUNYON Lost In Sweden (News)

Decibel Geek‘s YouTube Master thought he would be the big man. And it’s gotten him into trouble! You see last year was the first time that our very own Rockin’ Ron Runyon ventured beyond the borders of the United States. This brought the discovery of his directional challenge issues. I mean, the guy got lost trying to exit the Toronto airport during his layover. Yes, that’s right not lost in the city, lost in the…

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BLOODSTOCK – Variety Of Bands Named For 2 Smaller Stages (News)

BLOODSTOCK – Variety Of Bands Named For 2 Smaller Stages (News)

Bloodstock Metal Festival have made some more announcements regarding new bands and other things going on over the weekend of August 9 to 12. They have announced bands for the New Blood stage which is exactly what it says, a stage for new upcoming bands who have fought in various heats around the country to win a place at the festival. The first two bands announced are for the Friday and include Pelugion a three…

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BLOODSTOCK Metal Fest Unleash 4 More Bands To Slay In August (News)

BLOODSTOCK Metal Fest Unleash 4 More Bands To Slay In August (News)

With less than 21 weeks to go, Bloodstock Metal Fest (being held at Catton Hall Derbyshire August 9 to 12) are still announcing bands for the two main stages better known as the Ronnie James Dio and Sophie Lancaster stages (Dio and Sophie for short). In this series of four bands we have two from the UK, one from Scotland and another from England, as well as the US and for the very first time Nepal in…

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SWEDEN ROCK 2018 Announces 12 More Acts (News)

SWEDEN ROCK 2018 Announces 12 More Acts (News)

This morning Sweden Rock Festival unveiled the next crop of bands for the 2018 event. Of the 12 announcements today we find Decibel Geek favorites, Girlschool, H.E.A.T. and Crazy Lixx among the list. Nearly the full line up has now been revealed with just ten more bands left to announce. SWEDEN ROCK 2018 Announcement (translated with Google Translate) One of the progressive rock’s biggest bands now exists in two editions. Yes featuring ARW, coming to…

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NIGHTWISH Meets PAGAN’S MIND In New Band NORTHWARD (News)

NIGHTWISH Meets PAGAN’S MIND In New Band NORTHWARD (News)

I for one am extremely excited at the news of a new band called Northward due to my love of Dutch singer Floor Jansen from not only Nightwish but also After Forever along with Star One and several Ayreon albums. She has joined forces with Pagan’s Mind guitarist Jorn Viggo Lofstad. The twosome started playing and performing together at Prog Fest USA back in 2007 where they had a lot of fun playing a bunch…

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