Twenty Two Hundred release Wembley Arena live footage

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Aussie rockers Twenty Two Hundred have released live footage from their 2014 tour supporting guitar legend Slash.

The UK jaunt was the third time that the boys from TTH have supported Slash, having been personally invited to play supporting sets on previous tours in Singapore, Japan and Korea.

Twenty Two Hundred’s debut album Carnaval De Venus, which featured vocalist Tony Cardenas-Montana (Great White), saw them signed to Tonequake Records in the United States and playing a 5 date arena show tour of the United Kingdom, including the infamous Wembley Arena, in November and December 2014.

You can check out the live footage below:

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Krokodil announce first ever headline show


Krokodil have announced their first ever headline show.

The UK-based metal band will play The Black Heart in Camden on Thursday the 19th of March. Tickets are on sale now via Billetto.

Up to now Krokodil have only ever played in support, Special Guest or festival slots. The band is made up of musicians who play or played in a series of other high profile rock and metal acts including Hexes, Gallows and SikTh. Guitarist Daniel P. Carter also currently fronts BBC Radio 1’s Rock Show on a Sunday evening.

Krokodil bassist Alessandro Venturella is also believed to be the replacement for the late Paul Gray in Slipknot. His distinctive hand tattoos featured in the ‘Knot’s video for “The Devil In I” giving away his identity.

Krokodil’s debut album, Nachash, is out now on Spinefarm and you can watch the band’s new lyric video for their track “Sun Riders” below:

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Nightwish announce one-off Wembley Arena show

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Nightwish have announced that they will play a one-off show at London’s SSE Wembley Arena this year.

The Finnish symphonic metal band will hit the stage on the 19th of December, making history as the first Finnish band to headline the stadium.

“Who would have thought about headlining at Wembley Arena one day when we were starting our UK touring history from the downstairs of the legendary Astoria Club in London over ten years ago. This truly is a dream come true for us!” says Tuomas Holopainen, founder member and keyboard player.

The impressive support on the night will come from Arch Enemy and Amorphis, and tickets will be going on sale this Friday at 10am!

Nightwish’s new album, Endless Forms Most Beautiful, is due for release on the 30th of March via Nuclear Blast.

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AC/DC confirm three stadium shows for 2015

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AC/DC have confirmed three big stadium shows for the UK and Ireland next year.

The Aussie rock legends will play Glasgow’s Hampden Park on the 28th of June, Dublin’s Aviva Stadium on the 1st of July and London’s Wembley Stadium on the 4th of July.

Tickets for the shows will go on sale next Wednesday, the 17th of December.

AC/DC have been rumoured to be one of the headline acts at next year’s Glastonbury festival, with guitarist Angus Young lightheartedly saying that the band would accept the invitation if it was extended.

The band released their latest studio album, Rock Or Bust, at the beginning of December.

AC/DCs confirmed stadium shows are:

Jun 28th: Glasgow Hampden Park
Jul 01st: Dublin Aviva Stadium
Jul 04th: London Wembley Stadium

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Anathema announce ‘Resonance’ show at Shepherds Bush Empire

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Anathema have announced that they will be bring their Resonance live show to Shepherds Bush Empire.

A celebration of the entire history of Anathema Music, the gig will take place on the 16th of April, 2015.

The band will be joined by former members Duncan Patterson and Darren White. Darren is best known as the original vocalist for Anathema parting ways with the band back in 1995, while bassist Duncan left in 1998.

Says lead guitarist Danny Cavanagh: “To each other we owe a debt. Our lives have been irrevocably intertwined, our musical and personal influence on each other’s history can not be overstated.”

“Souls have resonated together in such a way as to be highly significant to each one of our life paths. Without each and every one of these people, Anathema could not have been born, could not have grown, and could not have survived and thrived in quite the way that it has.”

“And for a very special occasion, these souls will share the stage once again, celebrating an entire history of pioneering musical searching. We will pay respect to every single era of Anathema history – and to all the significant souls we have been close to.”

Tickets for the Reasonance show will go on sale on the 12th of November via Livenation.

The announcement follows the recent news that the band will be performing a series of acoustic cathedral shows in the UK in March next year. Confirmed dates for the acoustic cathedral shows are:

4th March – Leeds Minster
5th March – Exeter Cathedral
6th March – Winchester Cathedral
7th March – Liverpool Cathedral

Tickets for the acoustic shows are available now via Gigantic.

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