Afternoon events, Music, Metal

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Tfest

Three day tribute music festival featuring over 130 acts across seven stages. There are a further 90+ unsigned acts playing acoustic and folk marquees, DJs in the dance dance marquee comedy performances and capacity for 2,000 dancers.

Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Fri 31 Jul

£85–£125 (Children £0–£85) / 01698 402060

  • 12:00 Tfest Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Sat 1 Aug

£85–£125 (Children £0–£85) / 01698 402060

  • 12:00 Tfest Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Sun 2 Aug

£85–£125 (Children £0–£85) / 01698 402060

  • 12:00 Tfest Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

AC/DC

The world's greatest rock band, with an envious back catalogue featuring 'Back in Black', 'For Those About to Rock' and the booming 'Thunderstruck', are 'Rock or Bust' on their latest world tour.

Hampden Park, Glasgow

Sun 28 Jun

£65–£70 / 0141 616 6000

Wembley Stadium, London HA9

Sat 4 Jul

£65–£72.50

AC/DC: Rock Or Bust World Tour

The Australian hard-rockers perform in support of their latest album, Rock Or Bust.

Wembley Stadium, London HA9

Sat 4 Jul

To be confirmed, tickets on sale Dec 17 2014

Coal Chamber

Gothic industrial and nu metal quartet fronted by Dez Fafara (DevilDriver) who reformed in 2011.

The Ritz, Manchester

Sat 30 May

£20 / 0161 236 3234

Crookfest Rock Jam

One day festival featuring over 20 tribute bands playing across two stages.

Crook Town FC

Sun 3 May

£15 / 01388 762959

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Desertfest 2015

American sludge outfit Noothgrush headline. With support from psychedelic metallers Minsk, Black Cobra, Agrimonia, Dopethrone and Walk Through Fire.

The Underworld, London NW1

Fri 24 Apr

£99.50 / 020 7482 1932

Sat 25 Apr

£99.50 / 020 7482 1932

Sun 26 Apr

£99.50 / 020 7482 1932

Download Festival

Heavy metal and hard rock extravaganza. 2015's line-up includes headliners Slipknot (Fri), Muse (Sat) and Kiss (Sun) plus Judas Priest, Faith No More, Motley Crue, Slash, Marilyn Manson, Black Stone Cherry, Enter Shikari, A Day to Remember and Five Finger Death Punch.

Donington Park Circuit, Derby

Mon 15 Jun

£2100 / 01332 810048

Fat Bastard Cock Fest

Edgy one-day mini-festival from Louise Woodcock, Fat Out and Hello Bastards. Live music comes from Bad Guys, Minny Pops, Luminous Bodies, ILL, Locean, Joyce Divison, Warm Widow and Kelly Jayne Jones plus Guts for Garters DJs and karaoke.

Islington Mill, Salford

Fri 3 Apr

£6 / 0161 278 6404

Foo Fighters

Big boisterous rock from the nicest man in music and former Nirvana sticksman Dave Grohl and co.

Emirates Old Trafford, Lancashire CCC, Manchester

Wed 27 May

£55 / 0161 282 4000

Lancashire County Cricket Club, Manchester

Wed 27 May

£67.50 / 0161 282 4000

Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Jun

£55 / 0131 346 5000

With Royal Blood.

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Garage Dayz Re-Visited

One-day celebration of NWOBHM (ie the 70s/80s New Wave of Heavy Metal) headlined by Tygers of Pan Tang with Tysondog, Tokyo Blade, Witchfynde, Desolation Angels, Savage, Jaguar and Deep Machine.

The Garage, London N5

Sat 27 Jun

£22.50 / 0844 847 1678

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Heart In Hand

Melodic hardcore quintet from Bournemouth.

Corporation, Sheffield

Sun 22 Mar

£8.50 / 0114 276 0262

Impericon Festival

Full day of metal and hardcore with Suicide Silence, The Ghost Inside, Whitechapel, Stick to Your Guns, Deez Nuts, Adept and Black Tongue.

Manchester Academy

Mon 4 May

£27 / 0161 275 2930

Metalfest

Metal tribute.

O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 4 Apr

£14.62 / 0844 477 2000

Sun 5 Apr

£14.62 / 0844 477 2000

Midlands Metal Crusade

Metal outfit Heart Of A Coward. With support from At Dawn We Attack, Burden Of The Noose, Hostile, Husk, Left For Red and Rogue Reflection, plus special guests Evil Scarecrow.

Little Civic, Wolverhampton

Sat 30 May

£7.50 / 0870 320 7000

Pantera 101%

Metalfest tribute bands featuring Pantera 101%, with support from Slipknowt, Megadeth UK, Eleventh Hour and Metal Militia.

O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 4 Apr

£13 / 0844 477 2000

  • 17:00 Pantera 101% O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne

Scotland Calling

Feating The Exploited and The Damned.

O2 ABC, Glasgow

Sat 25 Apr

£30.37 / 0141 332 2232

Slam Dunk Festival

Touring punk, metal hardcore and skate festival. 2015 features You Me At Six, Taking Back Sunday, Don Broco, Lower Than Atlantis, Reel Big Fish, Goldfinger, Millencolin, The Bronx, Gallows, While She Sleeps and more.

The Forum, Hatfield

Sun 24 May

£42.90–£48.40 / 01707 285008

Various Venues, Leeds

Sat 23 May

£42.90–£48.40

Wolverhampton Civic Hall

Mon 25 May

£42.90–£48.40 / 0870 320 7000

Strangeforms 2015

Sixteen bands performing rock and metal over two days, including Her Name Is Calla, Telepathy, Alright The Captain, Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster, Falls, Waking Aida, TrojanHorse, Worriedaboutsatan, Tomorrow We Sail, Envoys, Civil Protection and Fly On Byrd.

Wharf Chambers, Leeds

Sat 4 Apr

£15

Sun 5 Apr

£15

Sworn In

American metal outfit.

Hobos, Bridgend

Sun 24 May

£8.50