May 01-03 : 0161 Festival, Manchester, UK

May 01-03: 0161 Festival, Manchester, UK, feat. Doom, Oi Polloi, Moscow Death Brigade, Aggressors BC, Los Fastidios, Kaos Urbano, The Wakes, The Bois + more.

Belgium’s Dour Festival adds 47 acts to line-up

47 names have been added to the line-up of this year’s Dour Festival in Belgium, including Doom gods Sunn O))), Evian Christ and Seven Davis Jr.

Trent Reznor to play ‘Major Role’ In Apple Streaming Service

Trent Reznor is reportedly playing a major role in redesigning the digital music app on Apple’s iPhones to include a new streaming service.

Forgotten Fields festival announced for UK

The team behind the Kendal Calling festival announce details of Forgotten Fields, a new 4,000-capacity festival to be held at Eridge Deer Park in Sussex, UK.

Blur to headline Isle of Wight Festival

Blur have been confirmed as the Saturday night headliner for this year’s Isle of Wight Festival.

Finnish digital rights case could set interesting precedent

A test case being fought in Finnish courts has ruled in favour of the family of a late artist who were in dispute with the local Universal Music subsidiary.

Prohibido otra vez un concierto de Def Con Dos en Toledo por “satánicos”

Concierto de Def Con Dos en Toledo prohibido por “satánicos” tres semanas tras un concierto de Soziedad Alkohólika fue cancelado en Madrid.

Ozzy Osbourne to undergo surgery

Ozzy Osbourne‘s Ozzfiesta event, previously planned for May 27-31 at the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya, Mexico, has been canceled for medical reasons.

Venezia Hardcore Fest 2015

May 09-10 – Venezia Hardcore Fest 2015, Black Hole + C.S.O. Rivolta di Marghera, Venezia, Italia.

Slipknot guitarist charged in knife fight

Clive Police have charged Mickael Thomson, the guitarist of Iowa heavy metal band Slipknot, after an arrest earlier this month involving a knife fight with his brother.

Pescara Hardcore Festival 2015

May 30 – Jun 01: Pescara Hardcore Festival, feat. Insane Therapy, Uprising, NEID, Respect For Zero, Gab de la Vega, Backjumper, Juliet Massacre, The Memory.

May 23-24 : Keep The Faith Festival, Belfast

May 23-24 : Keep The Faith Festival, Belfast, feat. P.A.I.N., Intensive Care, Aggressors BC, Hardcase, Dubtones, Sabrejets, Divils, Jollars + more.