Ross wrote a good article about what he was looking forward to in 2015, along with a few things he was hoping for. I've got a few of my own, so here's my wishlist - rock/metal wise - for 2015. Well, one thing I'm looking forward to that I know is happening is the Steel … Continue reading 2014 Year In Review: 2015 Wishlist – Mosh
Looks like it's "Les-Fest Wildfire" next year, and then just "Wildfire" from then on as Scotlands biggest and best metal festival shrugs off the cheap jokes... First up, bands confirmed for next year already are (and hold onto your hats): Tygers of Pan Tang Lawnmower Deth (so that's it - I'm buying a day ticket at … Continue reading Les-Fest rebrands as Wildfire – and look at these bands for 2015!
And it's a biggie! I'm really, really pleased to announce that Les-Fest have nabbed none other than Glasgow's own Bleed From Within as their Friday night headliner for the 2014 festival in Lesmahagow. If there's a band who deserve an award for hard work over the last couple of years, it's this bunch. I've seen … Continue reading Les-Fest Friday Headliner announced…
And with no surprises whatsoever, Sonisphere's big announcement today was that Iron Maiden and Metallica would be two of the headliners for 2014. Given that Metallica were already on the bill for at least one of the other Sonispheres this wasn't exactly an earth-shattering shock. What is surprising is that this is apparently the first time … Continue reading Sonisphere band announcement / Les-Fest band announcement
Well, the first big announcement was that it would be on. That's cool in its own right. It'll be bigger than the last two years, still bloody cheap and remarkably convenient for people around Glasgow in particular. I heard nothing but positive feedback about it from fans and bands this year so I'm sure 2014 … Continue reading Les-Fest 2014 – first big announcement
As I'm getting ready to go to work, I'll be lazy and let the press release speak for itself: Les-Fest, Scotland’s premiere Rock and Metal Festival are proud to announce the first 10 bands for its 3rd annual event in 2014. With the buzz already starting to build, organiser Dave Ritchie says "After the success … Continue reading LesFest 2014 – first bands announced