At The Gates, Destruction & Dark Funeral announced for BlastFest 2015

German thrash legends Destruction, Dark Funeral and black metallers At The Gates are among the first brace of bands confirmed for BlastFest 2015, a new extreme metal festival held in Norway. With a handful of bands already announced and twenty more to be confirmed, it’s set to put itself firmly upon the metal calendar.

The full press release can be read below.

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REAL GONE GOES OUT: Lamb of God – Brixton Academy, London 18/01/2014

After Randy Blythe was arrested on a charge of manslaughter in the Czech Republic in June 2012, the future of Lamb of God was uncertain.  If found guilty, it would put the band on hold for approximately a decade – and given that their 2011 release ‘Resolution’ placed the band further into the big league, the timing could not be more unfortunate.  Understandably, given the good news of his innocence – a decision reached in March 2013 – the band’s first return to the UK just under a year later is cause for celebration; their show at London’s Brixton Academy is, unsurprisingly, a sell-out.

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