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Megadeth / Slayer / Testament: First Tour Dates Announced

November 17, 2009

That’s right heads, three of thrash metals most iconic acts are definitely touring together. The tour has been dubbed American Carnage and it’s easily the most exciting news in heavy metal since…..since Metalica released Kill Em All. Megadeth, Slayer, Testament and some other band (can’t remember the name) have announced they will be touring together […]

JUDAS PRIEST / MEGADETH / TESTAMENT – @ The O2 Dublin, LIVE REVIEW

February 14, 2009

“The Point may have now become a fond memory but it’s good to know the bands who make the venues special are still going strong.”

HELLFEST: 1 DAY LEFT BEFORE ANNOUNCEMENT & TICKETS

November 16, 2014

That’s right folks, just one day left before Hellfest officially announce the line-up for HELLFEST X or HELLFEST 2015. Several names have been tipped including SLASH, KISS, JUDAS PRIEST, RAMMSTEIN, CANNIBAL CORPSE, MOTLEY CRÜE, MAYHEM, TESTAMENT, NAPALM DEATH but none are 100%. Just one day and we’ll know all. Also tickets will be going on […]

Judas Priest Release New Song

April 28, 2014

JUDAS PRIEST ARE BACK! ‘Redeemer of Souls’ is the first new Priest track since 2008’s Nostradamus! Can you believe it’s been that long? Since then they’ve announced their retirement, parted company with legendary guitarist, K. K. Downing, hired Richie Faulkner to replace him and rebuked the retirement announcement. Us Ireland folks were lucky to catch […]

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, […]

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 […]

Review: Twisted Wrath – Madman’s Chorus (EP Review)

April 18, 2013

Sligo Rovers, the best pubs in the country and less stress; all things I miss about living back in the west. Now it turns out there’s something new to go back for; the incredible, Twisted Wrath. The Galway/Mayo quartet have been on the go for almost six years and have recently put out their second […]

Def Leppard join KISS and ZZ TOP @ Hellfest 2013

February 18, 2013

Hellfest have thrown out a line and we are caught (hooked was just too eazy). The excellent organisers have announced Def Leppard as the latest headliner for this years festival. They’ll be playing on Friday night along with Whitesnake and Twisted Sister. Also featured on this year’s bill are KISS, Testament, ZZ Top, Danzig, Morbid […]

TUESDAY METAL \,,/

October 16, 2012

Tuesdays suck, listen to Testament, Exodus, and Judas Priestinstead! *yes, I will always include Painkiller because it’s so damn awesome!

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 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 […]

It’s Oh so Quiet….

May 18, 2011

This is what happens when you leave the internet for a while, things go arse ways! Yesterday I logged through the phone for a quick peak at the news and what did I discover? One of my favourite Irish Music Blogs, Harmless Noise, is closing down forever. The blogs owner, chief architect and all-round voice […]

Slayer / Megadeth / Anthrax Announce American Tour

July 12, 2010

Slayer and Megadeth have announced that fellow Big 4 companions Anthrax are going to join them on the second leg of American Carnage. After playing together at several Sonisphere dates in Europe with Metallica, three thirds of the Big 4 will be playing 20 dates all across the States in September and October. The line-up […]

Review: Megadeth – Live @ The Marquee, Cork (June 14th, 2010)

July 4, 2010

Just one year after their incredible performance with Judas Priest in Dublin, the Deth are back and this time, founding member Dave ‘Junior’ Ellefson is with them. Megadeth may not be the most popular of the early eighties thrash metallers but they’re by far Tickets There’s favorites. Dave Mustaine and co’s rapid fire riffs, snarling […]

Review: Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax – Live @ Sonisphere (Warsaw, Poland – June 14th, 2010)

June 19, 2010

Almost all Photo’s from Warsawa Gazeta After nearly thirty long years of calls, prayers, pleads and begging from the metal community, thrash metal’s ‘Big Four’ have finally done it. On June 14th, all four bands appeared on one stage to play together and Tickets There, along with 80,998 other metal maniacs were fortunate enough to […]

IRISH NOISE! – Gama Bomb (MySpace)

January 21, 2010

Irish thrash metaler’s Gama Bomb’s name has been flying around for awhile. Tickets There first heard them on the great Irish Thrash Search of 08 along with acts like Mass Extinction, Slave Zero, Municipal Waste and, surprisingly enough, many others. At first we opted to get behind mass Extinction (they’ll have fun with that comment […]

Slayer Cancel All Immediate Tour Plans!

January 7, 2010

It’s just been announced that Thrash Metal icons, SLAYER have been forced to cancel all immediate touring plans due to lead singer, Tom Araya’s worsening back problem. The tour was due to start in Seattle, Washington with Slayer as part of their American Carnage jaunt with Megadeth & Testament but all dates up to April […]

Rage Against The Machine U.K. Number 1.

December 21, 2009

Congratulations to Tracy and Jon Morter for helping music fans across the UK actually accomplish something. Last night, Rage Against The Machine soared to the top of the charts, beating their X-factor rival, Joe … something (McElderry – Ed) to take the Number One Spot for Christmas with their 1992 anthem, Killing In The Name. […]

Tickets There: Top 50 Albums (2000 – 2009)

December 9, 2009

So, it’s decade ending time. All the music publications, webzines, blogs, fans everyone with a computer and the ability to type has a list of their top 5, 10, 20, 50, 1,000, 1,000,000 albums of the last ten years and the great, thoughtful, original minds that drive, create, nurture and bring you Tickets There have […]

Perry: Aerosmith Seeking New Vocalist!!

November 11, 2009

In other news, the Christian faith seeking to replace Jesus as the primary character in the new testament. Well, both things are about as possible as each other aren’t they? It’s a sad day. Joe Perry has brought the rumor mills near closing with his latest remarks that Aerosmith are looking for a new vocalist. […]