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Festival line-up update – 28 Nov 2011

Festival News

Rock AM Ring

BY:LARM, various venues, Oslo, Norway, 16-18 Feb: Danish folk-pop ensemble Cody, Swedish DJ duo Rebecca and Fiona, and visceral synth outfit IGNUG are a sample trio from recent additions to live proceedings at this pan-Scandinavian festival and conference, which will celebrating its fifteenth anniversary next year. www.bylarm.no

NOVA ROCK, Pannonia Fields II, Nickelsdorf, Austria, 8-10 Jun: A truly mighty first group get next year’s Nova Rock roster off to a strong start, as Slayer, Mastodon and headliners Metallica are set to be flanked by the live and loud likes of Machine Head, Killswitch Engage, Trivium and Lamb Of God at this Austrian three-dayer. www.novarock.at

ROCK AM RING, Nurburgring, Germany, 1-3 Jun: Back for a fifth appearance at the German bash are headliners Metallica, who are booked to perform their iconic LP ‘The Black Album’ in its entirety. They join Germany’s premier punk troupe Die Toten Hosen, so far the line-up’s only other occupants, with more acts to be announced in the weeks and months to come. www.rock-am-ring.com

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