Black Stone Cherry Announce December UK Arena Dates

Hot on the heels of their special guest slot to Guns n’ Roses at Download Festival this weekend, Black Stone Cherry are excited to announce a UK headline tour for this December.

The Kentucky boys tell us:

“As many people know, the UK holds a special place in the hearts of BSC. The culture, the history, the music, and most importantly THE FANS! We absolutely cannot wait to come back to what we consider our second home this winter to play some music for y’all! We’ll be turning up the heat across 8 different arenas and we plan to bring a musical experience that we hope inspires you as much as you all inspire us! Joining us on this tour are our buddies in The Cadillac Three and Monster Truck. So, needless to say it’s gonna be a southern fried, rock n’ roll revival! See ya soon!”

Tour dates rack up as follows:

Thu 6th Dec – CARDIFF – Motorpoint Arena
Fri 7th Dec – NEWCASTLE – Metro Radio Arena
Sun 9th Dec – GLASGOW – SECC
Mon 10th Dec – MANCHESTER – Arena
Tue 11th Dec – BIRMINGHAM – Arena
Thu 13th Dec – LEEDS – First Direct Arena
Fri 14th Dec – LONDON – The SSE Arena Wembley

Tickets go on general sale at 9am Friday 15th June, with O2 and Live Nation pre-sales starting at 9am on Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th June respectively.

Black Stone Cherry – Official Website

Zeal & Ardor Announce Debut UK Tour Dates

Following on from their captivating set at Download Festival last weekend, Zeal & Ardor have announced their first UK tour for this November. Tickets for the seven headline shows go on sale this Friday, 15th June, via and all venue box offices.

Dates line up as follows:
Fri 30th Nov – BRISTOL The Fleece
Sat 1st Dec – BRIGHTON The Haunt
Sun 2nd Dec – LONDON Electric Ballroom
Tue 4th Dec – BIRMINGHAM O2 Institute 2
Wed 5th Dec – MANCHESTER Gorilla
Thu 6th Dec – LEEDS Church
Fri 7th Dec – GLASGOW King Tuts

The band, led by creative firebrand Manuel Gagneux, recently released their second album, “Stranger Fruit“. It’s available in multiple formats, including CD, cassette, digital download/stream, as well as a 2LP 180g gatefold vinyl or a 2LP limited deluxe 180g triple gatefold purple vinyl.

Zeal & Ardor – Official Website

The Fever 333 To Hit London

Following their incendiary, festival-stealing, debut UK performance at Download on Saturday, The Fever 333 have announced their first UK headline show in London, two days prior to their previously announced set at Reading Festival on Friday. Dates rack up as follows:

Wed 22nd Aug – LONDON’s O2 Islington Academy
Fri 24th Aug – READING Festival

Tickets for the headline show go on sale at 10am Monday 18th August over at and are expected to move extremely quickly.

The Fever 333 – Facebook Page

Soulfly Add Two More Dates to UK Tour

Soulfly have added two extra shows to their previously announced clutch of UK dates this August around their festival appearance at Boomtown Fair.

Soulfly’s eleventh studio album, the follow up to 2015’s “Archangel,” is set for release this September via Nuclear Blast Entertainment.

Full UK dates now rack up as follows:

Mon 6th Aug – LONDON O2 Islington Academy
Tue 7th Aug – SHEFFIELD Corporation – ADDITIONAL SHOW
Wed 8th Aug – GLASGOW King Tuts
Thu 9th Aug – NEWCASTLE Riverside
Fri 10th Aug – NOTTINGHAM Rescue Rooms – ADDITIONAL SHOW
Sat 11th Aug – WINCHESTER Boomtown Fair
Sun 12th Aug – BIRMINGHAM O2 Institute 2
Mon 13th Aug – BRISTOL Fleece

Tickets are on sale now over at, plus for Glasgow and for Sheffield.

Soulfly – Official Website

Kreator, Dimmu Borgir, Hatebreed & Bloodbath Confirm Winter European Tour Dates

German thrash titans Kreator and Norwegian symphonic black metal giants Dimmu Borgirhave teamed up for a big European co-headlining run in winter 2018.

The tour will take place from November 30 – December 16 with support coming from US hardcore institution Hatebreed  and death metal supergroup Bloodbath.

Tickets and bundles are available now at

Kreator + Dimmu Borgir Co-headline EU Tour With Hatebreed & Bloodbath
November 30, 2018 NL – Tilburg, O13
December 01, 2018 DE – Hamburg, Sporthalle
December 02, 2018 DE – Frankfurt, Jahrhunderthalle
December 03, 2018 FR – Paris, L‘Olympia
December 04, 2018 BE – Brussels, AB
December 06, 2018 IT – Milano, Alcatraz
December 07, 2018 DE – Munich, Zenith
December 08, 2018 DE – Ludwigsburg, MHP Arena
December 09, 2018 CZ – Prague, Forum Karlin
December 10, 2018 CH – Zurich, Halle 622
December 12, 2018 AT – Vienna, Gasometer
December 13, 2018 PL – Warsaw, Kolo Hall
December 14, 2018 DE – Leipzig, Haus Auensee
December 15, 2018 DE – Dusseldorf, Mitsubishi Electric Halle
December 16, 2018 UK – London, Roundhouse

Presented by EMP, Impericon, Metaltix, Nuclear Blast and Cobra Agency.

Corrosion Of Conformity & Orange Goblin Co-headline Winter UK Tour

Corrosion Of Conformity are stoked to announce that they‘ll be hitting the road this October/November on an eight date, co-headline UK run with celebrated London based Sabbath worshippers Orange Goblin. Completing a line-up overflowing with blues inspired, whiskey soaked riffs will be LA retro rock band Fireball Ministry and Leeds/London based stoner rockers Black Moth.

Tickets will are on sale now.

Corrosion Of Conformity + Orange Goblin
w/ Fireball Ministry & Black Moth UK Tour Dates
26/10 Engine Rooms – Southampton
27/10 The Institute – Birmingham
28/10 Rock City – Nottingham
30/10 The Ritz – Manchester
01/11 O2 ABC – Glasgow
02/11 The Plug – Sheffield
03/11 Cardiff University Great Hall – Cardiff
04/11 The Forum – London

Avatar To Support Halestorm! On UK Tour

Citizens! The King returns to the UK this fall with Halestorm! The King know that this island hasn’t had enough of “Avatar Country” this year, and His Majesty is committed to make things right! Glorious times lie ahead!

Avatar with Halestorm:
22.09.18 Sheffield – O2 Academy Sheffield *SOLD OUT!*
23.09.18 Glasgow – O2 Academy Glasgow
24.09.18 Birmingham – O2 Academy Birmingham
26.09.18 Manchester – O2 Apollo Manchester
28.09.18 London – O2 Academy Brixton
29.09.18 Bristol – O2 Academy Bristol *SOLD OUT!*

Avatar have already played prestigious festivals such as Rock am Ring/Rock im Park (DE), FortaRock (NL) as well as Download Festival UK and France. The King and his elite backing orchestra will be gracing the following festivals with their presence:

22.06.18 (BE) Dessel – Graspop Metal Meeting
06.07.18 (NO) Kvinesdal – Norway Rock Festival
07.07.18 (SE) Knislinge – Helgeafestivalen
14.07.18 (CZ) Vizovice – Masters of Rock


Enslaved & High On Fire Join Forces For European Co-headline Tour

Norwegian black metal avant-gardists Enslaved are proud to announce a co-headline UK/EU tour with Californian sludge-tinged riff masters High On Fire, who are fronted by Matt Pike also of Sleep. The string of dates set for this autumn will run from late September through to mid-October, and are set to include 14 shows across 7 countries.

Enslaved + High On Fire 2018 Tour
30/09 – U Bazyla, Poznan, PL
01/10 – Proxima, Warsaw, PL
02/10 – UT Connewitz, Leipzig, DE
03/10 – Kulturfabrik, Esch-sur-Alzette, LU
04/10 – Mezz Jupiler Zaal, Breda, NL
06/10 – Milton Keynes, Craufurd Arms, UK  * Enslaved only
07/10 – Leeds, Brudenell Social Club, UK  * Enslaved only
08/10 – Academy 2, Manchester, UK
09/10 – Tivoli, Dublin, IRE
10/10 – Limelight 2, Belfast, UK
12/10 – The Mill, Birmingham, UK
14/10 – SWX, Bristol, UK
15/10 – The Dome, London, UK
16/10 – La Machine du Moulin Rouge, Paris, FR