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Slayer, Neurosis, Converge to play France's Hellfest 2007
Hellfest France has announced much of the lineup for the 2007 edition of the tour. The bill will feature Slayer, Neurosis, Immortal, Emperor, Converge, No Turning Back , Walls of Jericho, Machine Head and many…
2007-04-11 13:00:02

Hellfest returns (in France) with Dead Kennedys, Motorhead, Ignite, GBH, The Haunted and more
A metal/hardcore festival bearing the name, Hellfest set to take place in Clisson, France has been announced. The fest will take place from June 23th to June 25th and feature Motorhead, Dead Kennedys, Agnostic Front, Opeth, GBH, The Haunted, Entombed, Ignite, Boy Sets Fire, Raised Fist, Darkest Hour, Avenged Sevenfold, As I Lay Dying, The Black Dahlia Murder, With Honor, Damnation AD, Guns Up!, Rise and Fall, Ringworm, and many…
2006-06-06 10:35:02

A thousand Hellfest patrons still waiting for refunds
It seems the problems resulting from the recent cancellation of Hellfest have not all been resolved yet. According to this story, as many as a thousand potential Hellfest attendees have yet to recieve a refund, and no relief is yet in sight for those patrons of the festival. Some attendees are also reporting that the promoters are refusing to respond to requests for information either. While those 3500…
2005-09-05 15:37:55

More aftershocks felt from Hellfest cancellation
According to local paper, The Trentonian, there continue to be aftershocks felt after the cancellation of this year's Hellfest. According to the story: Witnesses said the Hellfest bus, a yellow school bus painted in the concert's logo that was used to promote the event, was seen doing doughnuts, knocking down traffic cones and driving wildly through the South Broad Street parking lot. [...] Police suspect organizer Shawn Van…
2005-08-21 11:06:02

Latest Hellfest replacement show schedule, full statement from organizers
Hellfest organizers have issued a detailed release elucidating reasons behind the recent cancellation as well as their future plans. According to the statement: On Tuesday evening, August 16th 2005, a fax was sent from Eric Cuthbertson, the General Manager of Sovereign Bank Arena to the //radiotakeover office, the company hired by Hellfest to market the event. [...] The letter stated that the Sovereign Bank Arena requested that the policy be $2 million of general liability…
2005-08-19 09:50:46

Hellfest cancelled due to insurance concerns; replacement shows planned
Confirming rumors flying around the internet, organizers have announced the cancellation of Hellfest. The statement reads as such: Due to circumstances beyond our control, Hellfest has been cancelled. After a full day in court in Burlington County, NJ, Hellfest was unable to meet unreasonable demands brought to Hellfest's attention by the Sovereign Bank Arena on August 16, 2005 at 6:21 PM, and to be met by August 17, 2005 at 7:00 AM. Actions were taken and Hellfest had an injunction filed by noon on August 17, 2005, but was overruled by…
2005-08-17 19:26:16

This coming weekend, Hellfest will be hitting Trenton, NJ's Soverign Bank Arena, with some bands you have may have heard of, including Lifetime, Converge, Public Enemy, Coalesce, and plenty others scheduled to play and/or reunite for a set. Oh, no ticket you say? Well, lucky for you, the good folks at Radiotakeover are hooking up two lucky PNO readers with a three-day pass as well as a poster to remember your hellish…
2005-08-15 23:59:59

Hellfest announces show schedule
Hellfest has announced the daily schedule for the three-day event. The festival will include performances from hundreds of bands including a long-awaited reunions from Lifetime and Coalesce, as well as a variety of bands from political hip hop outfit Public Enemy to influential hardcore act Converge to political punks Anti-Flag. Hellfest will be taking place August 19-21 at the Trenton Sovereign Bank Arena in Trenton, NJ.…
2005-08-12 15:23:10

Coalesce to temporarily reunite for Hellfest
According to Hellfest.com, influential hardcore/noise outfit Coalesce will reunite for two shows at this year's Hellfest. The band is also planing a show in Lawrence, Kansas. According to lambgoat, the band will be performing with the lineup of Jes Steineger, Nathan Ellis, Sean Ingram, and Nathan Richardson. Ingram had only this to say "Coalesce is not back together. We are playing these two shows and then going from there." Members of the band went on to form the Casket…
2005-07-12 18:54:23

Fourth round of Hellfest bands includes Ensign, Against Me!, PMFS, Strike Anywhere
Hellfest has announced the fourth round of additions to the three-day lineup. Of note is a reunion set from hardcore act Ensign as well as performances from Boy Sets Fire, Against Me!, Strike Anywhere, Planes Mistaken For Stars, Glass And Ashes, the Unseen and many others. The bulk of the previously announced list can be found here. Hellfest will be taking place August 19-21 at the Trenton Sovereign Bank Arena in Trenton,…
2005-07-05 21:00:31

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