2013 festivals

Metalheim IV, Day Two - Nosturi, Helsinki, 12/10/13

The second night of Metalheim IV delivered a mixture of Death, Grindcore and Thrash, with the evening headedlined by the Viking Metal of Ereb Altor and the supergroup, which started as a Bathory-tribute, Twilight of the Gods. Also in the lineup were Hooded Menace, Milking the Goatmachine, Feastem, Convulse and Avra.

Metalheim IV, Day One - Nosturi, Helsinki, 11/10/13

The first night of Metalheim IV stormed forth with a night of quality metal from the Nordic region. Held at Nosturi in Helsinki, the evening was headlined by Thyrfing and Einherjer, with notable tributes made to Quorthon (Bathory). Other notable performances of the night included local band Shear, headlined by the talented Alexa Leroux, and the new solo project of Tuomas Saukkonen, Wolfheart.

Wacken Open Air 2013: The Guts & The Glory

Fuck Disneyland, This Is The Happiest Place On Earth!

I can never go to a Soundwave again…..

Damnation Festival: More New Acts Announced

Seven, to be precise...

Greek extreme metal stalwarts Rotting Christ and American post metallers Rosetta head up the latest additions to the stunning Damnation Festival l

Sonic Forge: This Year's Lineup Announced!

The biggest and best lineup yet...

Now in its 3rd year, Sonic Forge has quickly stamped itself as the premier Australian metal festival in the country.

Progfest: Compilation Tracklist Announced

28 tracks of prog goodness... but you can only pick it up at one of the shows!

What more can a prog fan want than an array of eclectic Progfest line-ups all around the country featuring the best progressive bands Australia has to offer?

Devilstone Open Air (Velnio Akmuo), Anykščiai (Lithuania), 11-14/07/13

Three days of extreme music, set in the picturesque Lithuanian countryside. Here's a European festival to add to your bucket list!

I saw the sun rise on the last day of the Devilstone Festival in Lithuania from a small riverside beach in t

Devilstone Open Air (Velnio Akmuo) - Day Two, July 12th, Anykščiai, Lithuania

Devilstone Open Air is three days of metal, mud and beer in the picturesque countryside just outside Anykščiai in north-eastern Lithuania. Day two brought heavy hitters of the music community onstage, and a strong festival atmosphere engulfed the campsite. A little rain in the afternoon didn't slow down the festival, and just revved up the people who spun around in the moshpits. It cleared by evening for a Lithuanian debut by Orange Goblin and the incredible stagecraft of Shining.

Devilstone Open Air (Velnio Akmuo) - Day One, July 11th, Anykščiai, Lithuania

Devilstone Open Air is three days of metal, mud and beer in the picturesque countryside just outside Anykščiai in north-eastern Lithuania. Here are some of the shots from the first afternoon and evening of the festival. A relaxed start to a weekend filled to the brim with extreme music and the rock'n'roll lifestyle on the riverbanks.