Fans from 13 countries arrive at the Varna Mega Rock Festival this August

After placing Kavarna on the world rock map, the Metal Mayor is about to do the same for the city of Varna. The new Varna Mega Rock Festival, organized by Tsonko Tsonev with the support of Varna Municipality, provokes considerable interest abroad.

For a month and a half since ticket sales started, fans from Austria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Malta, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine and the United Kingdom have already booked their tickets to Varna Mega Rock and will join Bulgarian rock fans at the festival. 36% of tickets sold through eTicketsMall have so far been bought by fans who will travel to Bulgaria especially for Varna Mega Rock.

Varna Mega Rock 2018

The festival will be held on 18 and 19 August at Port of Varna. The stage will be raised right next to the sea and the view will be stunning! The bands that we will see at the festival are:

August 18: Glenn Hughes with B.T.R., KAMELOT, KIKIMORA and KROSSFIRE
August 19: NIGHTWISH, APOCALYPTICA, KONKURENT and BENDIDA

Tsonko Tsonev said that the space at Port of Varna is limited, so it is highly recommended that fans book their tickets on time if they don’t want to risk missing this festival.

Buy ticket for Nightwish on Varna Mega Rock 2018

Metalmania Festival 2018 – signing sessions!

It will be one of the most important musical events of 2018, a real treat for metal maniacs! One day, two stages, several bands from all around the world and thousands of fans! Metalmania Festival returns to Spodek Hall in Katowice, Poland on April, 7th!

Apart from seeing your favourite bands performing on the stage, you will also have a chance to stand face-to-face with them during special signing sessions. The bands will be more than happy to sign your CDs, shirts, body parts etc.

Metalmania Festival 2018 – time schedule of signing sessions:

14.00 – WOLF SPIDER
14.30 – INSAMMER
15.00 – KAT
15.30 – DESTROYER 666
16.00 – EMPEROR
16.30 – Q&A session with Krzysztof “Prosiak” Owedyk
17.00 – XENTRIX
17.30 – SKYCLAD
18.00 – NAPALM DEATH
18.30 – MEKONG DELTA
19.00 – ASPHYX
19.30 – DEAD CONGREGATION

Metalmania 2018

Metalmania 2018

7.04.2018

Katowice – Spodek

Main Stage:
EMPEROR, NAPALM DEATH, ASPHYX, DESTROYER 666, KAT&ROMAN KOSTRZEWSKI, MEKONG DELTA, DEAD CONGREGATION, SKYCLAD, XENTRIX, INSAMMER, WOLF SPIDER, BLAZE OF PERDITION

Second Stage:
ANIMA DAMNATA, RAGEHAMMER, VOIDHANGER, VISCERA///, ALASTOR, TERRORDOME, KULT MOGIŁ, INVERTED MIND, SHODAN, MINETAUR, ROADHOG, KETHA

Special guests:
Christophe SzpajdelLord Of The Logos
Krzysztof “Prosiak” Owedyk

TICKET PRICES (PRE-SALE):
✔ FAN – 666 PLN
✔ VIP – 355 PLN
✔ Red seats H, J – 260 PLN
✔ Red seats & blue seats (rows I-X) – 220 PLN
✔ Blue seats (rows XI and up) – 180 PLN
✔ Standing floor – 190 PLN

Tickets available from:
http://shop.metalmind.com.pl (collectors edition)
www.eventim.pl
www.ebilet.pl
www.biletin.pl
www.ticketportal.pl

KAMELOT join to Varna Mega Rock Festival

US Power Metal band KAMELOT also comes at Varna Mega Rock Festival that will take place on 18 and 19 August 2018 at Port Varna in Varna, Bulgaria. Thomas Youngblood and the other musicians will appear on stage just before Glenn Hughes on the first festival day.

Other artists on the poster are Glenn HughesNIGHTWISH and APOCALYPTICA. The local bands in the festival line-up are BTR, KROSSFIRE, KIKIMORA, BENDIDA and KONKURENT.

Kamelot

Kamelot

Tickets for both festival days are available worldwide at eTicketsMall,  they will cost BGN 90 until July 18th and a month before the festival their price will be BGN 120. Tsonko Tsonev said that the space at Port Varna is limited, so it is highly recommended that fans book their tickets on time if they don’t want to risk missing this festival. Kids under 12 years of age will attend free of charge. Single-day tickets are not foreseen at this stage.

Buy ticket for Nightwish on Varna Mega Rock 2018

APOCALYPTICA join to Varna Mega Rock Festival

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of their debut album “Plays Metallica by Four Cellos”, APOCALYPTICA take a long tour that goes on in 2018. One of the dates is on Varna Mega Rock Festival that will take place on 18 and 19 August 2018 at Port Varna in Varna, Bulgaria.

Apocalyptica

Apocalyptica

Headliners are Glenn Hughes and NIGHTWISH. The local bands in the festival line-up are BTR, KROSSFIRE, KIKIMORA, BENDIDA and KONKURENT.

Apocalyptica on Varna Mega Rock Festival

Tickets for both festival days are available worldwide at eTicketsMall,  they will cost BGN 90 until July 18th and a month before the festival their price will be BGN 120. Tsonko Tsonev said that the space at Port Varna is limited, so it is highly recommended that fans book their tickets on time if they don’t want to risk missing this festival. Kids under 12 years of age will attend free of charge. Single-day tickets are not foreseen at this stage.

Buy ticket for Nightwish on Varna Mega Rock 2018

ROTTING CHRIST are back in Burgas

Greek extremists ROTTING CHRIST are back in Burgas 20 years after their first performance in Bulgaria in the same town (April 18, 1998). On April 21, 2018 they will join the stage in Boycho Branzov Sports Hall.

Local support are THE REVENGE PROJECTVRANI VOLOSATHE OUTER LIMITS and 8 M/S. Special guests are Greek Thrash Metal veterans SPIDER KICKERS.

Tickets are available at TicketPro (if you have any trouble with ticket purchase, please contact with Broken Silence and reserve you ticket for 15 EUR and you will pay it at the door).

Rotting Christ are back in Burgas

NIGHTWISH and Glenn Hughes will headline the Varna Mega Rock Festival in August!

The Metal Mayor – Tsonko Tsonev, announced details of the forthcoming Varna Mega Rock Festival that will take place on 18 and 19 August 2018 at Port Varna in Varna, Bulgaria.

Glenn Hughes will headline the first festival night on August 18th and will deliver a 90-minute set of DEEP PURPLE music. NIGHTWISH will headline the second night and this will be their only show in South Eastern Europe for the season. One more band from the States and another one from Finland will be announced soon.

Varna Mega Rock

The local bands in the festival line-up are BTR, KROSSFIRE, KIKIMORA, BENDIDA and KONKURENT.

Tickets for both festival days are available worldwide at eTicketsMall at the special price of BGN 70 (EUR 36) until the end of the February. As of March 1st they will cost BGN 90 until July 18th and a month before the festival their price will be BGN 120. Tsonko Tsonev said that the space at Port Varna is limited, so it is highly recommended that fans book their tickets on time if they don’t want to risk missing this festival. Kids under 12 years of age will attend free of charge. Single-day tickets are not foreseen at this stage.

Buy ticket for Nightwish on Varna Mega Rock 2018

Metalmania Festival 2018 – official poster revealed

Metalmania, the biggest indoor Metal festival in Eastern Europe returns to Spodek Hall (Katowice, Poland) on 7th April 2018. The 24th edition of this iconic festival will be headlined by EMPEROR!

Official poster of the festival was created by Zbigniew M. Bielak, one of the most respected contemporary artists on the stage, visionary graphic artist and illustrator, an artist who in recent years has revolutionized the approach to the art graphics on the metal scene. Bielak is the author of cover artworks for albums of such metal bands as GHOST, WATAIN, VADER or PARADISE LOST to name a few.

Metalmania 2018

Metalmania Festival, one of the most important musical events of 2018, a real treat for metal maniacs! One day, two stages, several bands from all around the world and thousands of fans! That’s what Metalmania Festival is all about!

The last edition of Metalmania Festival took place at Spodek Hall in Katowice on April, 22nd 2017, with SAMAEL, CORONER, MOONSPELL and SODOM on the bill! Tickets are on sale now: www.ticketpro.pl, www.eventim.pl, www.ebilet.pl, www.biletin.pl, www.ticketportal.pl.

Metalmania Festival 2018:

7.04.2018 Katowice – Spodek

EMPEROR
DESTROYER 666
XENTRIX
DEAD CONGREGATION
ASPHYX
TERRORDOME
SHODAN
MINETAUR
ALASTOR
+TBA

Special guests:
Christophe Szpajdel
+TBA

Eindhoven Metal Meeting 2017 Festival: Final line-up, warm-up show and after-party

The line-up of the annual extreme music indoor festival Eindhoven Metal Meeting is now completed with the addition of the Swedish Melodic Death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY on the billing. The Swedes are flying in exclusively for the event, replacing MY DYING BRIDE (UK) who had to cancel all of their planned live shows in 2017.

This year the festival taking place in Eindhoven, Netherlands will have it’s ninth edition. The event will be again hosted by the recently renowned venue Effenaar on Friday 15 & Saturday 16th of December 2017.

Eindhoven Metal Meeting 2017

The line-up in alphabetical order is as follows:

ANTROPOMORPHIA (NL)
ANOMALIE (AT)
AUDN (IS)
BALFOR (UA)
BAPTISM (FI)
BLASPHEMY (CA)
CARPATHIAN FOREST (NO)
CORONER (CH)
CULT OF FIRE (CZ)
DARKANE (SE)
DARKFALL (AT)
DARK TRANQUILLITY (SE)
DESTRÖYER 666 (AU)
DIABOLICAL (SE)
DISHARMONIC ORCHESTRA (AT)
DISTILLATOR (NL)
DOOL (NL)
DYSTOPIA (NL)
ENDEZZMA (NO)
EXTREME NOISE TERROR (UK)
GAAHLS WYRD (NO)
HAUNTED (IT)
JESS AND THE ANCIENT ONES (FI)
MASTER’S HAMMER (CZ)
MERCILESS (SE) – Last show ever!
MORTAL STRIKE (AT)
OUR SURVIVAL DEPENDS ON US (AT)
PENTACLE (NL)
SABIENDAS (DE)
SPASM (CZ)
TANKARD (DE)
THE GREAT OLD ONES (FR)
VENOM (UK)
VERWOED (NL)

Regular combi-tickets (€90 + handling fee) are still available on the official festival website. Day-tickets and the schedule will be made available later on. For tickets & the latest information about EMM, visit http://www.eindhovenmetalmeeting.com

For those hungry for more metal, there are Warm-up show and after-party with live music.

Eindhoven Metal Meeting Warm-Up Party

Eindhoven Metal Meeting Warm-Up Party is set for Thursday 14th of December 2017 at Effenaar with participation of DISGORGE (MX), NECROWRETCH, IXXI, THE STONE and Yaotl Mictlan. The tickets price for it is €18 (excl. servicecosts) as EMM ticket holders (day or combi) can take their tickets at the door and will receive a €6 discount! Otherwise, tickets for the Warm-up can be found at: hyperurl.co/EMMWarmUpParty

If you still want more metal, no problem – the EMM after-party will offer it right after the festival with the GOREFEST cover band GOREFUNEST and CARNATION playing live at the cult club Dynamo.

Metalheads from all over the world, see you at EMM 17!

Metalmania Festival 2018: ASPHYX and ALASTOR added to the bill

Metalmania, the biggest indoor Metal festival in Eastern Europe returns to Spodek Hall (Katowice, Poland) on 7th April 2018. The 24th edition of this iconic festival will be headlined by EMPEROR! ASPHYX and ALASTOR have just been added to the lineup. Special guest of the festival: Christophe Szpajdel – Lord Of The Logos.

ASPHYX is a legendary Dutch Death Metal band formed in Overijssel, Netherlands in 1987. The band made their official debut in 1991 with the album “The Rack”. In 2000 the group disbanded for 7 years. In 2016 the band released their 9th studio album, “Incoming Death,” which is the essence of the ruthless brutal style of the band.

Asphyx

Asphyx

Current line-up:
Martin van Drunen – vocals
Alwin Zuur – bass
Stefan Hüskens – drums
Paul Baayens – guitars

ALASTOR is a Thrash Metal band formed in 1986 in Kutno, Poland. The band has an established position on the Polish metal scene – their previous studio albums were appreciated by fans and critics alike. “Out of Anger” released in 2012 is the band most recent album.

Alastor

Alastor

Current line-up:
Sławomir “Bryłas” Bryłka – drums
Mariusz “Maryś” Matuszewski – guitars
Michał “Mish” Jarski – vocal
Artur „Naho” Banach – guitar
Wojciech „Wojtomierz” Milewski – bass

Christophe Szpajdel (Lord of the Logos) is a logo artist working with extreme metal bands. His passion for band’s logos soon became his vocation, specializing from the very beginning in pencil topped by ink. His international career was started in early 90s with a logo designed for the Norwegian band EMPEROR. His works include projects for BORKNAGAR, OLD MAN’S CHILD, ENTHRONED, MOONSPELL, ABORTED or ABIGAIL WILLIAMS. During the Polish exhibition at Metalmania Festival, Spiegel will present his well-known works, as well as those less popular. Fans of his art will have the opportunity to meet the artist in person.

Christophe Szpajdel (Lord of the Logos)

Christophe Szpajdel (Lord of the Logos)

Metalmania Festival, one of the most important musical events of 2018, a real treat for metal maniacs! One day, two stages, several bands from all around the world and thousands of fans! That’s what Metalmania Festival is all about!

The last edition of Metalmania Festival took place at Spodek Hall in Katowice on April, 22nd 2017, with SAMAEL, CORONER, MOONSPELL and SODOM on the bill! Tickets are on sale now: www.ticketpro.pl, www.eventim.pl, www.ebilet.pl, www.biletin.pl, www.ticketportal.pl.

Metalmania Festival 2018:

7.04.2018 Katowice – Spodek

EMPEROR
DESTROYER 666
XENTRIX
DEAD CONGREGATION
ASPHYX
TERRORDOME
SHODAN
MINETAUR
ALASTOR
+TBA

Special guests:
Christophe Szpajdel
+TBA