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BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR
www.bloodstock.uk.com
Thursday 9th - Sunday 12th August 2018 - Derbyshire - Catton Park
JUDAS PRIEST + EMPEROR + GOJIRA + NIGHTWISH + CANNIBAL CORPSE + AT THE GATES + SUICIDAL TENDENCIES + DEVILDRIVER + MR BIG + ORPHANED LAND + VENOM INC + DORO + FOZZY + VOYAGER + BLEED FROM WITHIN + EXHORDER + BLOODBATH + SEPTICFLESH + WATAIN + COMBICHRIST + MEMORIAM + ORDEN OGAN + NAILS + WEDNESDAY 13 + KAMELOT + more tba
PIST.ON
www.pist-on.com
Saturday 23rd June 2018 - Birmingham - Academy 3
Sunday 24th June 2018 - Glasgow - ABC2
Monday 25th June 2018 - Newcastle - Academy 2
Tuesday 26th June 2018 - Manchetser - Rebellion
Wednesday 27th June 2018 - Sheffield - Academy 2
Thursday 28th June 2018 - Southampton - The Brook
Friday 29th June 2018 - London - Islington Academy
SUPPORT: THE HERETIC ORDER + VOID
DOWNLOAD
www.downloadfestival.co.uk
Friday 8th - Sunday 10th June 2018 - Leicestershire - Donington Park
OZZY OSBOURNE + GUNS N' ROSES + AVENGED SEVENFOLD + MARILYN MANSON + BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE + PARKWAY DRIVE + RISE AGAINST + BABYMETAL + ALEXISONFIRE + BLACK VEIL BRIDES + ASKING ALEXANDRIA + MESHUGGAH + IN THIS MOMENT + BODY COUNT + BLACK STONE CHERRY + SHINEDOWN + THUNDER + VOLBEAT + DRAGONFORCE + CRADLE OF FILTH + more tba
IRON MAIDEN
www.ironmaiden.com
Tuesday 31st July 2018 - Newcastle - Metro Radio Arena
Thursday 2nd August 2018 - Belfast - SSE Arena
Saturday 4th August 2018 - Aberdeen - Exhibition & Conference Centre
Monday 6th August 2018 - Manchester - Arena
Tuesday 7th August 2018 - Birmingham - Genting Arena
Friday 10th August 2018 - London - O2 Arena
Saturday 11th August 2018 - London - O2 Arena
SUPPORT: KILLSWITCH ENGAGE
WITHIN TEMPTATION
www.within-temptation.com
Friday 9th November 2018 - Birmingham - Academy
Saturday 10th November 2018 - Manchester - Apollo
Sunday 11th November 2018 - Glasgow - Academy
Tuesday 13th November 2018 - London - Brixton Academy
SUPPORT: TBA
STONE FREE FESTIVAL
www.stonefreefestival.com
Saturday 16th June - Sunday 17th June 2018 - London - O2 Arena
SCORPIONS + YES + MEGADETH + ROGER HODGSON + JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR + BUCKCHERRY + ORANGE GOBLIN + RICHIE KOTZEN + STONE BROKEN + TYKETTO + GINGER WILDHEART + WARRIOR SOUL + JARED JAMES NICHOLS + FIRE RED EMPRESS + TIFFANY STEVENSON + more tba
BILLY IDOL
www.billyidol.net
Wednesday 20th June 2018 - Manchester - Apollo
Thursday 21st June 2018 - Birmingham - Academy
Saturday 23rd June 2018 - London - Brixton Academy
SUPPORT: TBA
POWERWOLF
www.powerwolf.net
Monday 12th November 2018 - London - Koko
SUPPORT: AMARANTHE + KISSIN' DYNAMITE
MONSTER MAGNET
www.zodiaclung.com
Thursday 31st May 2018 - Manchester - Gorilla
Friday 1st June 2018 - Glasgow - The Garage
Saturday 2nd June 2018 - Belfast - Limelight
Sunday 3rd June 2018 - Dublin - The Tivoli
SUPPORT: TBA
EUROPE
www.europetheband.com
Friday 14th September 2018 - Manchester - Academy
Saturday 15th September 2018 - Glasgow - Barrowland
Monday 17th September 2018 - Newcastle - Academy
Tuesday 18th September 2018 - Nottingham - Rock City
Wednesday 19th September 2018 - Birmingham - Institute
Friday 21st September 2018 - Cardiff - St David's Hall
Saturday 22nd September 2018 - Portsmouth - Pyramid Centre
Sunday 23rd September 2018 - London - Royal Albert Hall
Monday 24th September 2018 - Brighton - Dome
SUPPORT: KING KING
STEELHOUSE FESTIVAL
www.steelhousefestival.com
Friday 27th July - Sunday 29th July 2018 - Hafod-y-Dafal Far - Ebbw Vale
MYLES KENNEDY AND CO. + GLENN HUGHES + BLACK STAR RIDERS + WILDHEARTS + DAN REED NETWORK + THE DEAD DAISIES + THE QUIREBOYS + MASSIVE WAGONS + KING KING + MYKE GRAY + AARON BUCHANAN & THE CULT CLASSICS + STONE BROKEN + PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS + more tba
GLENN HUGHES
www.glennhughes.com
Tuesday 2nd October 2018 - Bristol - Academy
Wednesday 3rd October 2018 - Leamington - Assembly
Friday 5th October 2018 - Southampton - Engine Rooms
Saturday 6th October 2018 - Cardiff - Tramshed
Tuesday 9th October 2018 - Leeds - University Union
Wednesday 10th October 2018 - Newcastle - Academy
Friday 12th October 2018 - Glasgow - ABC
Saturday 13th October 2018 - Manchester - Academy 2
Monday 15th October 2018 - London - Koko
SUPPORT: LAURENCE JONES
MINISTRY
www.ministryband.com
Tuesday 17th July 2018 - Nottingham - Rock City
Wednesday 18th July 2018 - Glasgow - ABC
Friday 20th July 2018 - Manchester - Albert Hall
Saturday 21st July 2018 - London - Forum
Monday 23rd July 2018 - Belfast - Limelight
Tuesday 24th July 2018 - Dublin - Tivoli
Wednesday 25th July 2018 - Bristol - SWX
SUPPORT: CHELSEA WOLFE
ACT OF DEFIANCE
www.facebook.com/actofdefiance...
Friday 27th July 2018 - London - Underworld
Sunday 29th July 2018 - Glasgow - Cathouse
Monday 30th July 2018 - Newcastle - Think Tank
Wednesday 1st August 2018 - Chester - Live Rooms
Thursday 2nd August 2018 - Milton Keynes - Crauford Arms
SUPPORT: TBA
CLUTCH
www.facebook.com/clutchband
Tuesday 18th December 2018 - Bristol - Academy
Wednesday 19th December 2018 - Glasgow - Academy
Thursday 20th December 2018 - Manchester - Academy
Friday 21st December 2018 - London - Brixton Academy
Saturday 22nd December 2018 - Academy
SUPPORT: TBA
BLACKBERRY SMOKE
www.blackberrysmoke.com
Friday 2nd November 2018 - Newcastle - Academy
Saturday 3rd November 2018 - Glasgow - Academy
Sunday 4th November 2018 - Nottingham - Rock City
Tuesday 6th November 2018 - Belfast - The Telegraph Building
Wednesday 7th November 2018 - Dublin - National Stadium
Friday 9th November 2018 - Cardiff - Tramshed
Saturday 10th November 2018 - Birmingham - Academy
Sunday 11th November 2018 - Bristol - Academy
Tuesday 13th November 2018 - Southampton - Guildhall
Thursday 15th November 2018 - London - Shepherd's Bush Empire
Friday 16th November 2018 - London - Shepherd's Bush Empire
Saturday 17th November 2018 - Manchester - Apollo
SUPPORT: TBA
TREMONTI
www.marktremonti.com
Thursday 28th June 2018 - Glasgow - ABC
Friday 29th June 2018 - London - Shepherd's Bush Empire
Saturday 30th June 2018 - Birmingham - Institute
Monday 2nd July 2018 - Belfast - Limelight
Tuesday 3rd July 2018 - Dublin - Academy
Thursday 5th July 2018 - Portsmouth - Pyramids
SUPPORT: TBA
HALESTORM
www.halestormrocks.com
Wednesday 19th September 2018 - Dublin - Academy
Thursday 20th September 2018 - Belfast - Limelight
Saturday 22nd September 2018 - Sheffield - Academy
Sunday 23rd September 2018 - Glasgow - Academy
Monday 24th September 2018 - Birmingham - Academy
Wednesday 26th September 2018 - Manchester - Apollo
Friday 28th September 2018 - London - Brixton Academy
Saturday 29th September 2018 - Bristol - Academy
SUPPORT: TBA
DANZIG
www.danzig-verotik.com
Monday 6th August 2018 - Glasgow - Barrowlands
Tuesday 7th August 2018 - London - Brixton Academy
SUPPORT: TBA
CORROSION OF CONFORMITY
www.coc.com
Monday 11th June 2018 - Colchester - Arts Centre
SUPPORT: TBA
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ERJA LYYTINEN
www.erjalyytinen.com
Tuesday 6th November 2018 - London - Borderline
Wednesday 7th November 2018 - Bridgwater - Bar Brunel
Thursday 8th November 2018 - Wolverhampton - Robin 2
Friday 9th November 2018 - Darlington - R&B Club
Sunday 11th November 2018 - Bude - Blues Festival
SUPPORT: TBA
NIGHTWISH
www.nightwish.com
Saturday 8th December 2018 - London - Wembley Arena
Monday 10th December 2018 - Birmingham - Arena
Tuesday 11th December 2018 - Manchester - Arena
SUPPORT: BEAST IN BLACK
THRESHOLD
www.thresh.net
Sunday 21st October 2018 - London - Islington Assembly Hall
SUPPORT: TBA
PRIMAL FEAR
www.primalfear.de
Thursday 11th October 2018 - London - The Dome
SUPPORT: RIOT V
HOGJAW
www.hogjawmusic.com
Wednesday 3rd October 2018 - Glasgow - King Tut's
Thursday 4th October 2018 - Edinburgh - Bannerman's
Saturday 6th October 2018 - Newcastle - Jumpin' Jacks
Sunday 7th October 2018 - Birmingham - The Asylum 2
Tuesday 9th October 2018 - Chester - The Live Rooms
Wednesday 10th October 2018 - London - Islington Academy 2
Thursday 11th October 2018 - Milton Keynes - The Crauford Arms
Friday 12th October 2018 - Preston - The Continental
Saturday 13th October 2018 - Evesham - The Iron Road
Sunday 14th October 2018 - Blackpool - Waterloo Music Bar
Wednesday 17th October 2018 - Brighton - The Prince Albert
Thursday 18th October 2018 - Bristol - The Tunnels
Friday 19th October 2018 - Ebbw Vale - Institute
SUPPORT: TBA
DAN PATLANSKY
www.danpatlansky.com
Wednesday 21st November 2018 - Nottingham - Rescue Rooms
Thursday 22nd November 2018 - Norwich - Waterfront
Friday 23rd November 2018 - Newbury - Arlington Arts Centre
Saturday 24th November 2018 - Chester - Live Rooms
Siunday 25th November 2018 - Bury - The Met
Tuesday 27th November 2018 - Leeds - Brudenell Social Club
Wednesday 28th November 2018 - Bromsgrove - Artix
Thursday 29th November 2018 - London - Islington Academy
Friday 30th November 2018 - Bristol - The Tunnels
SUPPORT: TBA
SONS OF APOLLO
www.sonsofapollo.com
Monday 2nd Juy 2018 - Motherwell - Concert Hall
Tuesday 3rd July 2018 - Belfast - Limelight
Wednesday 4th July 2018 - Dublin - Tivoli Variety Theatre
Saturday 7th July 2018 - Brighton - The Haunt
Sunday 8th July 2018 - Nottingham - Rescue Rooms
Saturday 29th September 2018 - Bristol - SWX
Sunday 30th September 2018 - Glasgow - Garage
Monday 1st October 2018 - Manchester - Academy 2
SUPPORT: TBA
MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST
www.michaelschenker...
Monday 5th November 2018 - Glasgow - ABC
Tuesday 6th November 2018 - Birmingham - Institute
Thursday 8th November 2018 - North Wales - HRH Festival
Friday 9th November 2018 - Newcastle - Academy
Saturday 10th November 2018 - London - Forum
Sunday 11th November 2018 - Manchester - Academy
SUPPORT: EDEN'S CURSE
JOHN GARCIA & THE BAND OF GOLD
www.faceb...
Thursday 27th September 2018 - London - Garage
SUPPORT: DEAD QUIET
KILLING JOKE
www.killingjoke.co.uk
Friday 2nd November 2018 - Nottingham - Rock City
Saturday 3rd November 2018 - Leeds - Academy
Sunday 4th November 2018 - Newcastle - Northumbria University
Tuesday 6th November 2018 - Glasgow - Barrowland
Wednesday 7th November 2018 - Manchester - Academy
Friday 9th November 2018 - Birmingham - Institute
Saturday 10th November 2018 - Bristol - Academy
Sunday 11th November 2018 - Southampton - Guildhall
Tuesday 13th November 2018 - Cambridge - Corn Exchange
Wednesday 14th November 2018 - Norwich - UEA
Friday 16th November 2018 - Oxford - Academy
Saturday 17th November 2018 - London - Roundhouse
SUPPORT: TBA
BRIAN DOWNEY'S ALIVE & DANGEROUS
Tuesday 25th September 2018 - South Shields - Queen Vic
Thursday 27th September 2018 - Stoke - Eleven
Friday 28th September 2018 - London - Underworld
Saturday 29th September 2018 - Wolverhampton - Robin 2
Monday 1st October 2018 - Glasgow - Classic Grand
SUPPORT: TBA
BELPHEGOR
www.belphegor.at
Monday 18th June 2018 - London - The Dome
SUPPORT: MELECHESH
PALLBEARER
www.pallbearerdoom.com
Monday 16th July 2018 - London - Islington Assembly Hall
Tuesday 17th July 2018 - Glasgow - Stereo
Wednesday18th July 2018 - Leeds - Brudenell Social Club
Thursday 19th July 2018 - Bristol - The Fleece
SUPPORT: TBA
PAIN OF SALVATION
www.painofsalvation.com
Wednesday 12th September 2018 - Manchester - Club Academy
Thursday 13th September 2018 - London - Islington Assembly Hall
SUPPORT: TBA
PHIL CAMPBELL & THE BASTARD SONS
www.ph...
Friday 9th November 2018 - Blackpool - Waterloo
Saturday 10th November 2018 - Stoke - Sugarmill
Sunday 11th November 2018 - Glasgow - G2
Tuesday 13th November 2018 - Inverness - Ironworks
Wednesday 14th November 2018 - Newcastle - University
Thursday 15th November 2018 - York - Fibbers
Friday 16th November 2018 - Manchester - Rebellion
Saturday 17th November 2018 - London - Boston Music Room
Monday 19th November 2018 - Norwich - Waterfront Studios
Tuesday 20th November 2018 - Birmingham - Asylum
Thursday 22nd November 2018 - Cardiff - The Globe
Friday 23rd November 2018 - Portsmouth - Wedgewood Rooms
Saturday 24th November 2018 - Plymouth - The Junction
SUPPORT: LEADER OF DOWN
SIKTH
www.sikth.band
Wednesday 12th September 2018 - Stoke - Underground
Thursday 13th September 2018 - Newcastle - Think Tank
Friday 14th Septemnber 2018 - Sheffield - The Plug
Saturday 15th September 2018 - Liverpool - Hangar 34
Sunday 16th September 2018 - Cardiff - Globe
Tuesday 18th September 2018 - Plymouth - The Junction
Wednesday 19th September 2018 - Southampton - Engine Rooms
Thursday 20th September 2018 - Oxford - Bullingdon
SUPPORT: LOATHE
KAMELOT
www.kamelot.com
Friday 12th October 2018 - London - Koko
SUPPORT: CELLAR DARLING + LEAVES' EYES
PITCHSHIFTER
www.pitchshifter.com
Tuesday 20th November 2018 - Manchester - Academy 3
Wednesday 21st November 2018 - Bristol - Thekla
Thursday 22nd November 2018 - London - Garage
Friday 23rd November 2018 - London - Garage
Saturday 24th November 2018 - Nottingham - Rock City
SUPPORT: EARTHTONE9
DYING FETUS
www.facebook.com/DyingFetus
Monday 13th August 2018 - London - Islington Academy
SUPPORT: CARNIFEX + TOXIC HOLOCAUST + VENOM PRISON + GOATWHORE
AVANTASIA
www.facebook.com/avantasia
Tuesday 16th April 2019 - London - The Forum
SUPPORT: TBA
VISIGOTH
www.facebook.com/visigothofficial
Friday 6th July 2018 - London - Boston Music Room
Saturday 7th July 2018 - Newcastle - Head of Steam
SUPPORT: TBA
GRAVEYARD
www.facebook.com/graveyardofficial
Friday 30th November 2018 - Sheffield - Leadmill
Saturday 1st December 2018 - Leeds - Key Club
Sunday 2nd December 2018 - Nottingham - Rescue Rooms
Monday 3rd December 2018 - Glasgow - G2
Wednesday 5th December 2018 - London - Scala
Thursday 6th December 2018 - Manchester - Academy 3
Friday 7th December 2018 - Birmingham - Academy 2
Saturday 8th December 2018 - Bristol - Thekla
SUPPORT: TBA
SLAYER
www.slayer.net
Thursday 1st November 2018 - Dublin - Arena
Saturday 3rd November 2018 - London - Wembley Arena
Monday 5th November 2018 - Cardiff - Motorpoint Arena
Wednesday 7th November 2018 - Birmingham - Arena
Friday 9th November 2018 - Manchester - Arena
Saturday 10th November 2018 - Newcastle - Metro Radio Arena
Monday 12th November 2018 - Glasgow - SSE Arena
SUPPORT: ANTHRAX + LAMB OF GOD + OBITUARY
LEPROUS
www.leprous.net
Friday 21st September 2018 - Leeds - Brudenell
Saturday 22nd September 2018 - Manchester - Gorilla
Sunday 23rd September 2018 - Birmingham - Institute 2
SUPPORT: AGENT FRESCO