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

The A Band

Celebrate 25-years of Esquires with experimental music and metal from The A Band and The Reformers.

Esquires, Bedford

Sun 24 May

Phone for prices / 01234 340120

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

With Soil, The Defiled and Dope.

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Crookfest Rock Jam

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

Crook Town FC

Sun 3 May

£15 / 01388 762959

Damnably Presents 'Walpurgis Night' Alldayer

Traditionally the night the dark forces assemble under the stars, we have resurrected some lesser spotted Monsters of Rock for a fun alldayer at one of London's favorite venues.

The Windmill, London SW2

Sat 2 May

£12 / 020 8671 0700

Diamond Head

Heavy metal five-piece from Stourbridge. With support from Rabid Bitch Of The North.

The Limelight, Belfast

Sat 27 Jun

£17 / 028 9032 7007

Diamond Head

Veteran heavy rockers who have influenced the entire thrash metal movement with their track 'Am I Evil' (regularly covered by Metallica).

The Limelight, Belfast

Sat 27 Jun

£17 / 028 9032 7007

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

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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

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

Lawnmower Deth

Aggressive thrash metal and parody metal songs by the band from Nottinghamshire.

Rock City, Nottingham

Sat 19 Dec

£16.50 / 0845 413 4444

Leaves Eyes

Symphonic metal band from Germany and Norway.

The Robin 2, Wolverhampton

Sun 10 May

£30; £25 adv / 01902 401211

  • 14:00 – 01:00 Leaves Eyes The Robin 2, Wolverhampton
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Metal To The Masses Birmingham : Round 2 : Semi-Final 1

Metal music competition for Bloodstock Festival.

The Roadhouse, Birmingham

Sun 17 May

£4 / 0121 624 2920

Metal To The Masses Birmingham : Round 2 : Semi-Final 2

Metal music competition for Bloodstock Festival.

The Roadhouse, Birmingham

Mon 1 Jun

£4 / 0121 624 2920

Metal To The Masses Birmingham : Round 2 : Semi-Final 3

Metal music competition for Bloodstock Festival.

The Roadhouse, Birmingham

Sun 21 Jun

£4 / 0121 624 2920

Metalfest

Metal tribute.

O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 18 Dec

£14.62 / 0844 477 2000

Sat 19 Dec

£14.62 / 0844 477 2000

Midlands Metal Crusade

A full day of metal action headlined by Heart Of A Coward, with support from Evil Scarecrow, At Dawn We Attack, Burden Of The Noose, Hostile, Husk, Left For Red and Rogue Reflection.

The Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton

Sat 30 May

£7.50 / 0870 320 7000

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Now Voyager

The Belgian band plays hard rock/metal with support from Lay Siege.

New Cross Inn, London SE14

Sun 10 May

£5 / 020 8692 1866

The Quireboys

Party hard retro rock from singer Spike and his ragtag band of glam rockers formed back in 1984.

The Picturedrome, Holmfirth

Sat 31 Oct

£20 / 01484 689759

The Railway Metal Fest 2015

Featuring thrash/speed metal band Terror Drone.

The Railway Inn, Winchester

Sat 20 Jun

The Barn

£8; £5 adv / 01962 867795

Ramblin' Man Fair

A brand new festival for 2015 celebrating the best of classic rock, prog, country and blues. The inaugural line-up includes Scorpions, Gregg Allman, Camel, Marillion, Joanne Shaw Taylor, Shooter Jennings, Hayseed Dixie and Aaron Keylock.

The Hop Farm Country Park, Tonbridge

Sun 26 Jul

£82.50 / 01622 872068

The Mote Cricket Club, Maidstone

Sun 26 Jul

£149.50

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