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  THE ANSWER ANNOUNCED FOR STEELHOUSE AND DOWNLOAD FESTIVALS
25 March 2014




The Answer have announced they will play both Download 2014 and Steelhouse 2014 festivals this summer.

After finishing up a gargantuan 32 date trek through the UK, Eire and Germany, the Downpatrick outfit will join Black Star Riders, Europe, The Graveltones, Bernie Marsden and loads more to be confirmed at Steelhouse Festival 2014.

The Welsh international Classic Rock Festival takes place at Hafod-Y-Dafal Farm, Ebbw Vale between the 19th - 20th of July 2014. For more details / tickets: www.steelhousefestival.com.

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Prior to that they will play Download 2014 alongside Aerosmith, Avenged Sevenfold, Linkin Park, Status Quo, Rob Zombie and many more. Download 2014 is at Donington Park between June 13th - 15th 2014. For more info: www.downloadfestival.co.uk.

The Answer are set to release their new single 'New Horizon' which contains cover versions of Rory Gallagher's 'Cradle Rock', Danzig's 'Snakes Of Christ' plus two new acoustic renditions of the new tour's namesake track 'Road Less Travelled'.

The five track digital single bundle will be released on April 7th 2014

"New Horizon sees the band at the most stripped down and intense. This is pure overdriven rock 'n' roll with absolutely no frills in sight. It definitely rocks!" - Kerrang, Sept 2013

"New Horizon is a blistering return to form and bulges with the kind of blues infused and euphoric hard rock that first made them stand out from the lazily retro hordes. New Horizon sounds utterly fresh and relevant today" - Metal Hammer, October 2013.

"New Horizon delivers in style and Neeson's gravel-gargling vocals are stunning throughout" - Classic Rock 2013

Watch the video for 'New Horizon' here:









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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