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Killface Win Wacken Metal Battle Irish Final

June 16, 2014

While Tickets There selfishly confined themselves to tasks associated with ‘WTPTB’ (‘work that pays the bills’ – I’m not explaining that again. it defeats the point) – the mighty KILLFACE went and won the Wacken Metal Battle in Dublin last week! Tickets There would like to congratulate the lads and wish them the very best […]

Psykosis, Killface and more for Bloodstock M2TM – Heat 7

February 8, 2014

Tickets There was a bit late to outline the full Molten Battle of the Bands this year, but we’re not too late to get you in on the action for… Heat 7 (yeah, it’s silly big and complicated). Anyway €5 will get you a handy chance to catch Psykosis, Killface, Rex Shachath and Aggro-Culture battle it […]

WARPATH & KILLFACE Added as SEPULTURA Support

January 10, 2014

Hats officially off to Dublin death metal merchants, WARPATH and KILLFACE this week as both bands have been added as support for  up and coming Irish visit. On February 4th, the Brazilian legends will bring their The Mediator Between Head and Hands Must Be the Heart tour to The Academy for one night only and who better […]

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 […]

Psykosis Win Bloodstock M2TM Irish Final

May 12, 2014

PSYKOSIS are the latest band to be added to this year’s Bloodstock line-up after they were crowned champions of the M2TM battle of the bands on Saturday night. The lads went up against fiercely fierce competition and won out, much to the delight of yours truly. Unfortunately for Killface, AeSect, Dead Label!, Theories Divide and […]

Bloodstock M2TM Irish Final – Preview

May 9, 2014

The gloves are off, the bets are down and metal is coming to town. After several months, 10 heats, six second rounds and two semi finals – the battle is entering it’s final stages. Bloodstock M2TM Ireland is going to have a 2014 champion to send forth to the English lands, so they may lay waste […]

Bloodstock M2TM Final Line-Up Complete

May 6, 2014

Another weekend, another semi-final for the Bloodstock M2TM Irish leg. After 72,823 preliminary rounds, just under half a million entrants and literally hundreds of euro taken in by Fibber MaGees – the final is finally (not semi-finally) upon us. On Friday night, Theories Divide, Dead Label! and Killface beat out competition from Skewered, Aeolian, Crossfire […]

WACKEN METAL BATTLE IRELAND 2014 FINAL Announced

May 6, 2014

Summertime is fast approaching and that means festival seasons is almost upon us. That also means it’s time to find an Irish band on par with Coldwar, Warpath and Overoth and send them over to Waken Open Air to represent Ireland in the Wacken Metal Battle! The final six bands were announced this morning after Megalomania […]

Coldwar Album Release Party – Tonight!

April 26, 2014

Well the Coldwar boys have been courting a little controversy recently (well, Trevor McLave has), but that can only help build the hype around their new album, Pantheist which the boys will be celebrating at it’s release party this evening. Trevor’s tattoo’s have caused a commotion after blah, blah, blah, blah, blah. Great singer, great […]

Perverting The Innocent Metal Fest 2014 Announced

April 22, 2014

The summer of metal in Dublin continues to look brighter with the announcement of the Perverting The Innocent Metal Fest 2014. JD Metal Promotions have announced the one day metal fest for Fibber MaGee’s on September 27th (yes, the day after Evile – ye’ll be destroyed!) with ten fearsome bands lined up. German thrash metal […]

EHT Announces Second UNLEASHED FESTIVAL

April 14, 2014

EHT have announced details for the second UNLEASHED FESTIVAL which is due to take place in Fibber MaGee’s this September. 28 bands have been announced so far with more to come. Once again the festival will take place over three days, with the third day being opened up for under age fans (no vodka, whiskey, […]

COLDWAR Announce Fifth Album Details

March 4, 2014

Coldwar fans, you have permission to ‘go f**king mental’, per say. The band has announced details of their fifth studio album which is due for release on April 28th via Candlelight Records. Panthiest will contain nine new tracks and unleash itself at a special release show in The Pint on the 26th. Helping Coldwar remind […]

DAY OF DECAY II ANNOUNCED

February 12, 2014

The most exciting thing about this time of year is the anticipation of the forthcoming summer nights of metal, booze and good people. Yesterday the second Unleashed Festival was confirmed to be taking place again in Fibbers and now the DAY OF DECAY II has been announced. Tickets There will never live down having to […]

WATERFORD METAL FEST COMETH

January 2, 2014

Cunning Metal Promotions are bringing some of the hottest name from the Irish metal scene to Waterford this month for a night of unadulterated lunacy. WARPATH are set to headline the Waterford Metal Fest which is taking place in The Forum on January 25th. Also on the bill are Psykosis, Killface, Atominated, Xenocide, Animator, Zhora, […]

Happy New Year from Tickets There

January 2, 2014

Tickets There would like to wish all of our readers, commenters, followers and all the many amazing bands we love so much a very happy new year. 2013 was epically epic and 2014 is looking even stronger. Before the first proper 2014 post (and yet another Tickets There reboot begins), I’d like to thank Psykosis, […]

NAPALM DEATH Added to Children of Bodom Show

August 19, 2013

DME – obviously totally pi$$sed off with our original short post about Children of Bodom’s October show have gone and done something very, very special – Cleary to prompt a more meaty post from yours truly. Why else would they do it? To appease the great unwashed? I think now. English legends and metal veteran […]

DUBLIN DAY OF DECAY: Stage Times Released

May 13, 2013

Just over two weeks to go for this monster night of metal at Dublin’s Fibber MaGees. 21 Bands are currently scheduled to appear for the Dublin Day of Decay (AeSect, Scordatura and The BloodBunniez have unfortuantly had to pull out, but Bella Dockeral has been booked to replace The BloodBunniez) over two stages on June 1st. […]

D.M.E. Day Of Suffering: Stage Times Announced

May 9, 2013

D.M.E. have confirmed the stage times for this Saturday’s Day of Suffering. American purveyors of gore, Exhumed, headline the ten extreme metal band extravaganza….hmm, no. Exhumed headline the ten band circus of carnage, which takes place at the Pint all Saturday afternoon/night. On the bill are TT favourites Killface, Dead Aeon and Atheos and many […]

OVEROTH Win Wacken Metal Battle Irish Final 2013

April 28, 2013

Congratulations to OVEROTH, winners of the 2013 Wacken Metal Battle Irish finals. The Belfast lads will be heading to Germany to represent our wee island against 30+ other nations this August in the world final at W.O.A. Overoth managed to fend off stiff competition from the other finalists Exzeltic, Killface, Zombified, 7DaysDead and Bakken to […]

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 […]