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MONSTERS OF ROT IV ANNOUNCED

May 16, 2014

While we look in wonder and amazement at the continent and it’s incredible array of festivals that deliver the greatest bands on the planet, year after year – it’s important we don’t fixate too long or we’ll never get a chance to support and grow indigenous efforts to cater to the metal masses. With that […]

MONSTERS OF ROT III FESTIVAL – NEXT MONTH!

July 22, 2013

Tickets There have been too slow for this one, but it’s not too late. Next month will see the third instalment of the annual MONSTERS OF ROT festival in Co. The bill so far includes eleven ear crushing bands including Dichotomy, Gargantuan, Rex Shachath (some lads from Overoth), On Pain of Death, Grinned and more. It […]

Monster Mash – Happy Halloween!

October 31, 2012

Happy Halloween everyone, enjoy the Monster Mash (it’s a graveyard smash after all)

Congratulations KISS – Monster Opens at No. 3 In The US

October 17, 2012

A big congratulations to KISS for landing at Number 3 on the Billboard 100 with their new album, Monster. This is a great achievement as the band have sold 60,000 copies of the record in the US. Here in Ireland, Tickets There has bought two copies (insert smiley face). There’s also some other results in with […]

Review: KISS – Monster (Album Review)

October 8, 2012

The kings of the night time world are back with screaming glory ‘n’ a vengeance! MONSTER is the twentieth studio album by iconic rockers KISS and it looks like 19 previous records, countless live shows and 39 years in the business haven’t slowed down the guys one bit. Monster is one of the biggest releases […]

KISS ‘MONSTER’ Released Today!

October 5, 2012

The wait is over people! Today, KISS release their twentieth studio album ‘MONSTER’. It’s their first since 2009’s ‘Sonic Boom’ which saw them achieve their highest ever chart position in the US….just writing this, I believe Tickets There may have indicated in another article that Monster is the first album by the current line-up, of […]

KISS: ‘Monster’ Track listing and Cover

October 1, 2012

KISS have unveiled the artwork and tracklisting for their forthcoming album,. Monster, which is due for release on October 9th (America) and 15th (Europe).  This will be the band’s first album since 2009’s Sonic Boom which re-launched the group as a global rock force and finally gave the current line-up something to hold up as […]

KISS Set To Release New Album ‘MONSTER’ Spring 2012

October 30, 2011

Legendary rockers KISS are set to unleash their new album ‘MONSTER’ next year. Originally pencilled in for a later 2011 / early 2012 release, Gene Simmons recently confirmed they’ve pushed it back to the spring. It’ll be the bands twelfth studio record and the follow up to 2009’s highly successful ‘Sonic Boom’, the bands highest […]

Review: Hellfest 2014 June 20th – 22nd (Clisson, France)

June 26, 2014

Hellfest 2014 may be over, but the ninth instalment of Europe’s fastest growing heavy metal festival won’t be forgotten any time soon. Over the course of the weekend, more than 150,000 fans descended on the small town of Clisson in France to witness what can only be described as the greatest line-up any festival has ever managed […]

HELLFEST Release 2014 Booklet

May 15, 2014

God it’s sooo close! Hellfest have gone and released their official 2014 booklet (free to all attendees at the site) online so we can get a sneak preview. Reading through the names is unreal – almost every band in the world you could dream of playing the perfect festival is playing this year and the […]

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 […]

HELLFEST Running Order Leaks

April 22, 2014

Hellfest 2014, potentially the greatest metal festival of all time is just two months away and that should be just enough time to narrow down your viewing choices for the weekend now that the running order has been leaked. Is it genuine? It sure seems to be and this writer is currently marking off the […]

Def Leppard to Star in Viva Hysteria! Reality Show

July 23, 2013

Many of Def Leppard’s army of fans will remember the disappointment of not being able to attend their residency in Last Vegas earlier this year. Fortunately, Bunim / Murray Productions, AEG and the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Vegas have stepped up to offer fans a chance to get an inside glimpse into the […]

SIEGE OF LIMERICK X Announced For October Bank Holiday Weekend

July 23, 2013

The tenth Siege of Limerick has been announced and it’s going to be a monster. With a headliner still to confirm next month, the Siege have already announced a mouth-watering line-up of metal delights that are sure to entice. So far, over twenty bands have been announce including UK, Switz, Spanish, Swedish, German and Irish […]

UNLEASHED FESTIVAL

July 3, 2013

Cannot tell you how excited Tickets There is about next month’s UNLEASHED FESTIVAL. Two days of thrash/death metal pounding from some of the finest bands out there. Gama Bomb, Overoth, Psykosis and many, many more! It’s going to be amazing and it’s all brought to you by EHT Productions and Monster Energy drinks….but mostly EHT. […]

Report: Hellfest 2013 June 21st – 23rd (Clisson, France)

June 27, 2013

Well, the hangovers have worn off, the body has stopped aching and the cure has been had. Hellfest 2013 is over and despite it only being two days since Tickets There’s triumphant return, it seems like a hell of a lot longer since I (yes I, too late for the split personality bullsh*t) was passed […]

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. […]

ASH & The Happy Mondays Announced for Live At Leopardstown

April 29, 2013

No matter how metal this site gets, there will always be room for my pop rock fetish, ASH and me MAD:Chester maddies – The Happy Mondays and both bands are coming to Ireland this year. Can I please get a, ‘Ah hell yeah’! Both bands have been announced as part of this summer’s Live At […]

Tickets There: Dublin Gigz Guide

February 20, 2013

Welcome to the Tickets There Dublin Gigz Guide, for all your alt-rock, metal, hard rock, the odd indie, old skool, classic rock needs. This guide will be updated regularly so remember to check back every single day for the rest of your life! Prices DO NOT include booking fees. 2014 Currently being updated for 2014 […]

Top 10 Halloween Songs: Tickets There Vs Billboard.com

October 31, 2012

Billboard.com have a list of their Top 10 Halloween songs and we’re after tripping across it (through tireless searching on Google of course…..ok, so I typed Halloween Songs and it was result number 1 or 2 or something. Well, I didn’t see you clicking it!). The list isn’t bad, has the videos etc. Included, but […]