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EXODUS announce Belfast and Dublin return!

October 12, 2015

Everyone at would like to thank the crew at DME for the following announcement. You may made Monday morning worth getting up for. Statement from DME: Monday mornings suck….on that we can all agree. So here’s some news to cheer you up! Thrash masters Exodus will return to Ireland next year! See them at […]

AC/DC announce Irish return

December 12, 2014

You’ve probably heard, but if not then I’m glad you’re reading it here. The illustrious AC/DC have announced their return to Ireland next year after six long years of absence. The rock legends will bring their Rock Or Bust tour to the Aviva stadium on July 1st, 2015. Tickets will go on sale priced €87.50 […]

TURN announce 2014 show

December 2, 2014

Yahoo they’re coming back! Legendary Irish rockers TURN are coming back for a special Christmas show this year and it’s less than four weeks away. Lead singer Oliver Cole confirmed the band will play their spiritual home venue, the Button Factory on December 27th. This is becoming a bit of an annual thing now and […]

DEATH DTA announce Dublin return

November 11, 2014

Last year we were in shock when Death announced they’d reformed and were coming over to Europe for a tour. Of course, no Death line-up is every going to be fully complete with the presence of a certain Mr. Schuldiner, but who worries about these things? All those Death songs were sitting dormant for long […]

Atominated’s Return?

May 26, 2014

It looks like Atominated have made a positive step towards their grand return. They announced last week that former Twisted Autocracy frontman, Darrel Tanfin has joined the band (presumably as singer and rhythm guitarist – TBC) and now they just need a new bass player. If you play bass and you’re savage craic – give […]

SLAYER: New Music and Return to Ireland!

April 24, 2014

2014 is definitely looking much brighter than last year for the mightiest of all gods – SLAYER. Flash back to this time last year and the world was just days away from hearing the news that founding guitarist and chief songwriter, Jeff Hanneman had passed. After years battling a flesh eating virus, Jeff finally succumbed […]


January 2, 2014

Can you believe it? Dublin, we’re in for another night of GAMA BOMB! Anyone who attended the mighty UnLeashed Festival at Fibber MaGee’s last August will remember the incredible performance put on by the GB and they’re coming again for round 2 of the Terror Tapes Tour. E.H.T. are again promoting the night which is happening […]

Atominated return to Club Carnge Tomorrow Night

June 13, 2013

Atominated are currently rolling out their new EP to the masses and tomorrow night is a good chance to see it live. They return to Club Carnage @ Fibber’s Basement to headline a packed night of thrash metal. Joining them will be Snowblind, Twisted Autocracy and Acid Age. It’s free entry (seriously) and there’s always […]

EVILE Announce Low Price Return to Dublin

April 27, 2013

After playing to a sold out crowd at The Academy last night, EVILE announced they’ll return to the Button Factory on September 27th – and they’re doing it on the uber-cheap with tickets costing just €7.50. Evile were in town supporting Kreator and are currently readying their new album, SKULL which is due for release […]

Photos: TURN – Live @ The Button Factory (December 21st 2012)

February 19, 2013

After writing about TURN back in September, I think I’ll let a few poor photo efforts sum up one of the best things in Ireland over the past 11 years for this writer; TURN live! It was a great show and I regret not reviewing at the time. Apologies to all who were misled by the […]

Lordi Return to The Button Factory in May

February 19, 2013

Finnish Eurovision legends, Lordi, will return to Dublin’s The Button Factory on May2nd as part of their ‘Tour Beast or Not Tour Beast’ European trek this year.  The band are set to release their new album, ‘To Beast or Not to Beast’ (see where the tour tile is coming from?) in March. Tickets are on […]

TURN Announce Additional 2012 Tour Dates

October 25, 2012

The mighty TURN have expanded their list of shows this December by adding on Cork, Galway and Dundalk shows to the previously announce Button factory gig. Tickets There expects a few more announcements before they’re through with Limerick and Sligo likely to feature in (potentially) their final tour together. The band, comprised of Oliver Cole, […]

TURN Live @ The Button Factory – December 21st – TIX ON SALE NOW!

October 5, 2012

Just click HERE for TURN tickets. Oh really, we’ve written about this before? Don’t care! TURN are coming back for one last show down and Tickets There won’t rest until everyone in the country hears about it. Tickets on sale now, check out the awesomeballs poster they’ve put together for the gig and enjoy some TURNAGE (trying to do […]

UPDATED: TURN Announce Button Factory Show

September 26, 2012

The wonderful TURN have announced a show in Dublin’s Button Factory for this December. It hasn’t been confirmed if more shows will be added to make this TURN’s first fill Irish tour in seven years, but they confirmed this will be their last show ever. The band announced the show through their official Facebook page. It […]

The Doors Alive Return To The Academy

September 7, 2012

Tickets There wouldn’t normally be ones for tribute bands, but then again The Doors Alive are not your average cover act. We were fortunate enough to catch one of their packed midnight shows at the Academy a few years back and instantly became fans. For those that weren’t alive (no pun intended) when the Doors […]

Review: TURN – Live @ Whelan’s (August 31st, 2012)

September 2, 2012

Re-capturing youth? Nah; TURN fans are still too young to worry about such things. It was only seven years since their last show together and most of us remember it like it was yesterday. In their time, TURN managed to release three critically acclaimed albums, achieve success both at home and in the U.K. with […]

TURN Announce Free Whelan’s Show Tomorrow Night

August 30, 2012

I cannot get over this news, but on top of TURN reforming for Electric Picnic this weekend; the band have just announced a free headlining show in Whelan’s tomorrow night (yes, FREE!) Whelan’s have just sent their newsletter out and confirmed the whole thing. TURN live on stage almost seven years since their last performance. […]

TURN Set to Re-Unite For Electric Picnic

August 9, 2012

A very exciting moment for Tickets There as our favorite Irish band of all time, TURN have announced they are officially rehearsing again and preparing to play Electric Picnic this year. Lead singer and guitarist Oliver Cole posted the following message on his facebook page confirming the news in the last hour, Well it’s true. […]

Sepultura Announce 2012 Dublin Return

June 7, 2012

Good news for metal fans! After a stellar sold-out show at the Academy in 2010, Sepultura have announced their Irish return.  The Brazilin thrash metal icons will take the stage of The Academy on August 11th. . Sepultura are a phenomenon. For over twenty five years, the band from Brazil has been delivering a brutal […]

JAPE Returns! New Single & Album Details Released

May 20, 2011

All round musical genius Richie Egan is dusting off the Jape cloak, getting the band together and revving things up for the release of their fourth studio album. Last seen flogging his latest project, VisionAir, he’s now ready to release the follow up to 2008’s Choice Music Price-winning Ritual. Titled Ocean of Frequency, the album […]