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  EXCLUSIVE LES-FEST ANNOUNCE THEIR FIRST SELF PROMOTED GIGS IN SCOTLAND
18th April 2013

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In an effort to reinforce the Les-Fest brand, the organsisers are going to arrange and promote a number of upcoming gigs and tours, both in Scotland and throughout the UK.

The first of these events will take place on the 26th April at the legendary Dreadnought Rock Club in Bathgate, West Lothian. This will see the first act booked for Les-Fest 2012 play their headline and farewell show to a packed crowd and it is expected that many bands on the Scottish music scene will attend and bid a fond farewell to Dirty Rose as they move on to pastures new.

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Athough a sad night it will also be a great celebration of rock and Metal as they are joined by Chester based Metal band Severenth, who played a blinding set at Les-Fest last year. Support will come from Lanarkshire power/death Metallers Dana O'Hara and Spider Eating Flesh Disease.

Severenth and Dana O'Hara then move over to Glasgow to Pivo Pivo on Saturday the 27th to play the second night of Les-Fest promoted shows. This show will also feature the Groove Metal band Mair, who are making their festival debut on Friday 28th June and the final band to conclude the line-up will be straight shooting Metal act D3vilmaycry.

Tickets will be available on the door both nights or by contacting the organisers or individual bands, but numbers are strictly limited so move fast.

The final Les-Fest announcment for the festival will be made at 6.00pm on Tuesday 30th April 2013 to conclude the 60 acts.




WACKEN WINTER NIGHTS IS HEAVY METAL WONDERLAND

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Wacken Winter Nights 2018 takes place between February 23rd and 25th 2018 and the great news is that you can now experience a full-on, top class German Metal Festival easily and affordably.

It only takes an hour to fly to Hamburg from London and we've had longer journeys than that within the capital and they were certainly more expensive than the £33 air ticket that just appeared in our 'flights to Wacken Winter Nights' search.

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Wacken Winter Nights is organised by the same team who are responsible for the world's greatest Metal festival, Wacken-Open-Air and the 2018 bill includes Skyclad, Orphaned Land, Elvenking, Finntroll, Grave Digger, Aeverium, Comes Vagantes, Coppelius, Corvus Corax, Die Pressgëng, Elvellon, Heimataerde, Hell-O-Matic, Ignis Fatuu, Ingrimm, Irdorath, Johnny Deathshadow, Krayenzeit, Letzte Instanz, Mr Hurley und die Pulveraffen, Pampatut, Pat Razket, Schandmaul, Sündenrausch, The Aberlour's, The Moon And The Nightspirit, Torfrock, Visions Of Atlantis, Vroudenspil, Wind Rose and more.



Besides this rich billing of superb Metal bands, there is so much more to see in the festival area including the medieval market and also the walking acts and jugglers you will meet at the theme worlds, including Robert Blake, three-time World Cup winner of street magic.

Wacken Winter Nights is something not to be missed and you can check out the amazing ticket and accommodation prices right here.

We just priced up the whole four day trip with hotels, flights, shuttles and festival tickets for less than £300 and we don't think you will get a better value festival than that, anywhere.

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MetalTalk recently sat down with Wacken founder and owner Thomas Jensen and that interview will be online next week and it's a fascinating insight into how Wacken originated from nothing to become the world's premiere Heavy Metal event.

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Wacken 2018 takes place from 2nd to 4th August 20218 and as with Wacken Winter Nights, if you have never experienced all it has to offer, then you owe it to yourself to remedy that.

Already announced for Wacken 2018 are Judas Priest, Nightwish, Running Wild (exclusive), Arch Enemy, Dirkschneider, Doro (Special Anniversary Show), In Extremo, Sepultura, Amorphis, Amaranthe, Firewind, W.A.R., Belphegor, Mantar, Knorkator, Deserted Fear, Watain, Night Demon, Epica, Knorkator, Belphegor, Firewind, Deserted Fear and many more and we'll have more Wacken 2018 announcements during December.

As well as being the greatest Heavy Metal festival in the world, it is without a doubt the Mecca of Metal and the one thing that every single person who loves our music should have on their bucket list.

For 2018, MetalTalk have joined forces with Wacken-Open-Air to help you get to Wacken easily and inexpensively and you can peruse the ticket and travel options right here.

If you are interested in going to Wacken 2018 and have questions, please fill out the form below and we will contact you with answers to all your enquiries. You are under no obligation whatsoever by filling this form out. We won't add you to any mailing lists or send you loads of spam - all we will do is help you get to Wacken as easily and inexpensively as possible.

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