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Heavy Metal Truants Show Announced: Frantica, Psykosis, Shoctopus, Beltbuckle Overdrive, AeSect and Stone Trigger

April 29, 2013

A night of metal/rock and charity has been announced for the Grand Social on May 15th.  Headliners are Frantica, a Metallica tribute band and they’ll be supported by rock and metal artists from the local scene including Psykosis, Stone Trigger, Shoctopus, Beltbuckle Overdrive and AeSect. It’s all for a good cause and sher everyone likes […]

Happy Birthday CLUB CARNAGE!

July 19, 2013

Two years ago, one of the funnest (it’s a word – I added it to the Word dictionary) metal nights in Dublin was born – CLUB CARNAGE making today their birthday. Happy Birthday guys The club is celebrating in style with a wicked line-up of bands in Fibbers tonight. CHAOS A.D. (Sepultura tribte) will headline […]

Fibber MaGees Announce 2 Night 21st Anniversary Bash

June 16, 2013

Fibber MaGee’s, the long standing Dublin metal mecca on Parnell St. is celebrating its 21st Anniversary this month. Since it’s the big one, they’re going for not one, but two nights of live music and drink promos. There’s also a mention of free booze – and you heard that here. Remember to come back and […]

Wacken Metal Battle 2013 Irish Final – This Saturday (Preview)

April 23, 2013

The time has come; this Saturday six of the country’s best metal bands will compete for a chance to represent Ireland at the world Wacken Metal Battle final! You know what that means? It means one of these bands will travel to Germany and reign holy hell down on the lousy competition other nations see […]

Bloodstock M2TM IRELAND: Full Line-up (Almost) Announced

March 28, 2013

Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses is on! With Heat 1 wrapped up last night (the still waiting to hear the winners), there are now six heats left before the grand final on July 13th in Fibber MaGee’s. The Annual battle of the bands gives local talent from around the Europe a chance to play at […]

Wacken Metal Battle: Semi Final II Results

March 27, 2013

The second semi-final of the Irish Wacken Metal Battle took place in the Pint on Saturday night and a fairly epic night it was with controversy, a packed house and a heap of metal to enjoy. In the end, Overoth, Bäkken and 7DaysDead rose to the challenge and carry on to the final, bidding Beltbuckle […]

Killface, Exzeltic & Zombified Through to the Irish Wacken Metal Battle Final

February 18, 2013

Congrats to Killface, Exzeltic and Zombified who move into the Irish Wacken Metal Battle final after Sarurday night’s semi final. The three bands beat out competition from Atheos, Twisted Wrath and Xeoncide. The next semi-final takes place in March 23rd and features Bakken, Beltbuckle Overdrive, Dead Aeon, Eazy Tyger, Overoth and September Cross. Again, it’ll […]

WACKEN METAL BATTLE IRELAND 2013 – Semi-Final Acts Announced

January 24, 2013

It’s back! The Irish leg of the Wacken metal battle returns to the capital next month with 12 bands all eyeing the chance to represent the Emerald Isle at Wacken 2013. Last year saw death metal juggernauts, WARPATH, go on to the world finals so who’s it going to be this time? The 12 bands […]

WARPATH Win Irish Final for Wacken Metal Battle 2012

May 23, 2012

This is massively overdue but Tickets There would like to extend our congratulations to Dublin death metallers, Warpath, for securing the winning spot in the Irish leag of the 2012 Wacken Metal Battle. Competing against Exzeltic, Beltbuckle Overdrive (who both came joint second), Psykosis, Zealot Cult and Celtachor, Warpath stormed their way to victory and […]

Wacken Metal Battle: Final This Saturday

April 19, 2012

The Irish final of the Wacken Metal Battle takes place this Saturday, April 21st at The Pint on Eden Quay. The six finalists from around the country will take the stage and battle for a place in the world final which takes place at the W.O.A. (Wacken Open Air) Festival in August. The six bands […]

Wacken Metal Battle: Semi-Final 1 Results

February 27, 2012

The first of two Semi-Finals for the Wacken 2012 Metal Battle took place in the Pint on Saturday (Feb 25th). Six bands from around the country battled it out to earn a place in the final which takes place on April 21st at The Pint, Dublin. There were three places up for grabs and they […]

Wacken Metal Battle Ireland – Semi-Final 1 This Saturday

February 23, 2012

Wacken Open Air 2012 may be six months away, but the excitement has begun. With tickets sold out and a line-up that boasts Amon Amarth, Saxon, Ministry, Machine Head, Scorpions, Testament, Cradle of Filth, Dark Funeral plus many, many more; W.O.A. 2012 promises to be the must see metal event of the summer! In true […]