BLOODSTOCK HQ is at fever pitch with just days to go ‘til the gates swing open at Catton Park! There are a last few things to announce before everyone packs their bags and heads to the UK’s biggest and best heavy metal party!
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Tags: 2016, AMON AMARTH, Andrew O'Neill, BLOODSTOCK, Comedy, Comedy Stage, Evil Scarecrow, festival, Festival News, gojira, Metal, Reprisal, Testament, UK
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Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards 2016
@ Hammersmith Apollo, London
13th June, 2016
Review and photography by Sabrina Selkis
With hardly any time to recover fully from Download Festival in the Midlands of England, it is already time to go to the 14th annual Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards. Also it is the birthday celebration of 30 years of Metal Hammer Magazine, and what a ride it has been!
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Tags: 2016, Anthrax, August, BEHEMOTH, BLOODSTOCK, bloodstock 2016, festival, Festival News, gojira, Metal, Music, news, PARADISE LOST, Satyricon, SLAYER, Tickets, tour, UK
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Bloodstock, the UK’s biggest and best heavy metal festival is back again this year at Catton Park, Derbyshire, with as monstrous a line-up as ever.
The four day event, also featuring four stages, will be presenting headliners Twisted Sister, Slayer and Mastodon alongside thrash gods Anthrax, black metal innovators Venom, and American progressive metallers Symphony X.
LEAD TRACK “STRANDED” STREAMING WITH OFFICIAL VIDEO AT WWW.GOJIRA-MUSIC.COM
PRE-ORDERS FOR MAGMA AVAILABLE TODAY
NORTH AMERICAN HEADLINE TOUR TO BE ANNOUNCED MONDAY, MAY 2ND
MAGMA ARRIVES JUNE 17TH
WATCH THE OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR GOJIRA’S NEW TRACK “STRANDED”
Roadrunner Records group Gojira have announced details of their anticipated new LP MAGMA. The follow up album to 2012’s widely acclaimed L’ENFANT SAUVAGE, MAGMA is heralded by the new single “Stranded,” which is streaming now accompanied by an official music video directed by Vincent Caldoni at www.Gojira-Music.com. Pre-orders for MAGMA are available today at www.Gojira-Music.com, with all orders receiving an instant grat download of “Stranded” (album art below). Exclusive bundles are also available, which include a limited edition 52 page hardcover book with exclusive photos, sketches and artwork from the creation of MAGMA. Additionally, all bundles also include a DVD and HD digital download of Gojira’s 2015 Rock In Rio performance featuring newly mixed audio done by the band themselves. MAGMA arrives everywhere June 17th.
Copenhell Festival 2015
Tags: A Day To Remember, Adrian Erlandsson, AT THE GATES, Bloodbath, Body Count, CANNIBAL CORPSE, Copenhagen, Copenhell Festival, Dan Lilker, Denmark, Exodus, GHOST, gojira, HAMMERFALL, Ice-T, Kreator, Life of Agony, Live Nation Denmark, Mike Cyco, Mille Petrozza, nick holmes, Nuclear Assault, PRETTY MAIDS, Primordial, Red Fang, Refshaleoen, Ronnie Atkins, Steve Souza, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, The Darkness, Tompa Lindberg, TurboNegro
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Slayer / Gojira / 4ARM
Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, NJ
November 29, 2013
Review by InfamousButcher, Photos by SheWolf
With Gojira and 4ARM
Big Four, Calgary AB
November 3, 2013
Photos and Review by Monika Deviat
The concrete confines of the Big Four building in Calgary Alta., are not the ideal choice for a concert venue – especially for legends like Slayer, a band you would want to hear no matter where you are standing in a venue. However, on November 3, 2013 over 2,500 fans came out to see Slayer deliver an old school set on their first North American tour since the passing of Jeff Hanneman in May this year. French heavy hitters Gojira and Australia’s 4Arm were support for the tour.
Bloodstock Open Air 2013
@ Catton Park, Derbyshire, UK
8th – 11th August 2013
Review by Anna Dumpe & Ben Spencer
Photography by Michelle Murphy
Imagine a weekend of nothing but pure heavy fucking metal.
Imagine being surrounded by the friendliest 15,000 people who share the same passion for heavy metal music and lifestyle. Imagine a place where it is respectable to have beer for breakfast and drinking until you drop in an accomplishment. Imagine a festival where you can see over 100 heavy metal bands and pretty much none of them suck.
Ladies and gents, this ain’t no heavy metal fairytale!
This is Bloodstock Open Air – the greatest heavy metal music festival of our times. It’s a place where metal heads run free, headbang until their heads roll off, shout ‘SLAYEEER!’ and avoid shower for 4 days straight.
It just does not get any better than this.
Our Metal-Rules.com UK team were privileged to attend Bloodstock Open Air 2013 and see things for themselves…here’s a ‘little’ insight of what went down.
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Hellfest Festival 2013
@ Clisson, France
21st– 23rd June 2013
It may be some people’s epitome of hell, Michael Buble fans I’m looking at you, but for the metal/rock community Hellfest’s towering gateway looks positively pearly. This year’s line-up is so jam-packed that I was looking for the little glass jars and labels. You’d make a fortune if you could bottle any number of the diverse scope of bands on the bill, with the riffs left in natch, but I’d like them to play their sets first.
Once inside that gateway the layout is much the same as last year, and that isn’t meant in a well-they-clearly-couldn’t-be-arsed sense, because Hellfest could teach most others a thing or 20 on how to put together a fan-friendly festival. Except when it comes to the number of toilets on site that is.
Whilst the Hellfest tree still dominates in its stark simplicity, the hidden beer gardens have gained a snazzy gateway of their own, which invites you into the woodlands. Instead of a fairytale monster at the end of the path though, you’ll find a winebar, which is win-win really. And at night the scrap-metal merch stands and bars still glow with their own rooftop fires.
Stage-wise we’ve got Main Stage 1 and 2, which continue their staggered times so that as one plays, the other sets up, and vice versa. The result is no waiting around for soundchecks or bands to start, just back-to-back bam-bam-bam metal. A similar set-up is in place at the Altar and the Temple, where you can find black metal, death metal and the like, then there’s the Valley which is home to the stoner and doom types, and the Warzone where the punk and hardcore drops.
Hellfest 2013 – it’s like being welcomed home.
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with Drummer – Mario Duplantier
@02 Brixton Academy
Interview By Ashlinn Nash
Photography Graham Hilling
Gojira are known internationally as a band with a back catalogue of songs laced with shots of adrenaline in each colossal chord, with stunning live performances to match.
The four piece from Bayonne, Southwest France, who’s musical themes direct from their native surroundings of wildness, the band, with newest album L’ Enfant Savage (The wild child), have gone back to the core of influence and re-discovered the rawness energy of inspiration and created a smasher.
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Ghost & Gojira with The Defiled & Feed the Rhino
@ Brixton Academy
24th March 2013
Review by Ashlinn Nash
Photography by Graham Hilling
The theme of most Jagermiester tours is that of the eclectic, mixing a variety of bands together that make for an interesting and diverse show. Ranging in style with previous line ups with bands such as Skindred, Therapy? , Black Spiders, Slayer and Korn among others. Tonight the line up diversity is no different, with bands from Feed the Rhino right up to the occult heavy Ghost. The Brixton academy’s lush interior dripped in Jagermiester banners, along with a crowd clutching as many Jagermiester shots as possible, all ready for a metal party.
Gojira and The Devin Townsend Project
January 19, 2013
Review and photos by Monika Deviat
L’Enfant Sauvage World Tour 2012-13
Klone – support act
Trepalium – support act
Mejeriet, Lund, Sweden, 1/11-2012
Review and live pictures by: Anders Sandvall
Gojira, Klone and Trepalium
@ KoKo, London
11th November 2012
Review by Rhiannon Marley
Photography by Michelle Murphy
If the power of the deep compels you, extreme metal sensation Gojira should be at the top of your playlist. The quintet are storming London’s KoKo tonight, on the back of 2012’s release, L’Enfant Sauvage.