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Full Force music festival announces new dates and first wave of bands

Full Force music festival announces new dates and first wave of bands

German music festival Full Force has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The festival will now take place June 25-27, 2021 at Ferropolis in Germany. Tickets purchased for 2020 will be valid for 2021 and refunds will be available in the form of vouchers. The festival has also announced the first wave of bands who will be playing in 2021. The headliners from 2020 Heaven Shall Burn, Amon Amarth, and The Ghost Inside will be returning in 2021 along with Meshuggah, Boston Manor, Counterparts, and Neck Deep among others. See the full first wave line-up below.

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Sound and Fury Festival has been cancelled

Sound and Fury Festival has been cancelled

Sound and Fury Festival has been cancelled due to COVID-19. All tickets will be refunded automatically within the next 14 days. Sound and Fury was originally scheduled to take place July 11-12 at the Ventura City Fairgrounds. See the statement from the festival below.

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Slam Dunk Festival postponed to 2021

Slam Dunk Festival postponed to 2021

Due to the continued uncertainty surrounding the pandemic, Slam Dunk Festival has been postponed to May 2021. All tickets that were purchased for this year’s festival are valid for 2021 and refunds will be available at point of purchase until the end of September. In regard to the line-up, a statement released by the festival says, “We are currently working on the lineup, and should be able to reveal this quite quickly, as most bands due to play this year are able to come back for you in 2021”. The festival will now take place Saturday, May 29, 2021 at Leeds Temple Newsam and Sunday, May 30, 2021 at Hatfield Park. Check out the full statement below.

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Block By Blockwest online festival announces first wave of bands

Block By Blockwest online festival announces first wave of bands

Rock band Courier Club have announced the first wave of bands that will be playing their online music festival, “Block By Blockwest” this April. The online music festival will take place Saturday, April 25, 2020 in the online video game Minecraft. The festival will also be available to stream on the official “Block By Blockwest” website as well as on Twitch, Facebook, and YouTube. Updates will be provided via the Block By Blockwest Dischord page. The festival will include performances by Pussy Riot, Hunny, Fever 333, and Citizen among others as well as opportunities to buy their merch. There will also be a virtual art gallery as well as opportunities to play mini games. All of the proceeds will go to the CDC’s Coronavirus Emergency Response Fund. Check out the lineup below.

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Pouzza Fest 10 postponed

Pouzza Fest 10 postponed

Downtown Montreal based punk festival Pouzza Fest have announced they will postpone their 10th installment of their annual festival until Mary 21-23, 2021. They will be contacting pass holders to give them options on their passes. See below to view the full announcement.

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Sound and Fury Festival announce 2020 line-up

Sound and Fury Festival announce 2020 line-up

Sound and Fury Festival has announced their line-up for 2020. Fiddlehead, Touché Amore, Knocked Loose, and Portrayal of Guilt are set to play among others. The festival will take place July 11 and 12 at the Ventura County Fairgrounds in California. Sound and Fury have also released a statement regarding the current health crisis, saying in part

“We are 115 days away from July 11, and are hopeful and optimistic that Sound and Fury will go on as planned. But we will take a pragmatic approach to hosting the event. If it’s not conducive to health and happiness, the festival will not happen. If Sound and Fury is canceled, all weekend passes will be fully refunded.”

Check out the full statement and line-up below.

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