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Breaking: Maryland Deathfest 2021 Postponed Until 2022

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Based on the current state of affairs with the still rampant, and now mutating Coronavirus; the cancellations for the 2021 Entertainment Year are begin to increase. This announcement addresses the annual Maryland Deathfest which was hoping to take place this coming May. This is not a possibility at all with the increase in infection and the lack of a proper system in getting people vaccinated. Read on.

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The Press Release:
MDF XVIII has been rescheduled again until 2022! The new dates are May 26-29, 2022. There is an overload of information in this post, so please take a few minutes to read it all, as it will likely address most of the questions and concerns you may have.

At this point, we don’t think it’s necessary to go into great detail about why we had to reschedule the festival again. We’ve been updating you about this possibility for months, so we assume that most of you were expecting this news to be dropped. There is simply no chance that the festival can be staged in its proper form with the majority of the bands (or fans, for that matter) being able to even show up in a short 4 months. It is pretty clear that most, if not all of 2021, is needed for the world to sort itself out to the point that we can enjoy live events again.
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Danny Wimmer Presents & Sixthman Announce 5 Day Cruise & Private Island Festival

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The Press Release:
The best in rock festivals on land meet the kings of rock at sea as Danny Wimmer Presents and Sixthman are proud to announce a new partnership in 2022, combining the signature world class talent and unrivaled immersive festival experiences both companies have pioneered in their combined decades in business.

“We are excited to venture into our first international event in 2022. Joining forces with Sixthman to create a concert at sea, plus a day long festival on an exclusive island, we know this will be a vacation unlike anything our fans have ever experienced,” says Danny Wimmer, founder DWP.

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The brand new rock festival vacation will take 2500+ passionate music fans on an immersive 5-day cruise from Miami to the resort-like private island of Harvest Caye, Belize, where the ship will dock a full day and night for a rock festival on the beach. From intimate performances while sailing across the ocean, to raging barefoot on the sand with headlining acts on a private island, this will be hands down the ultimate vacation of every rocker’s dreams. In addition to the island festival, the carefully curated lineup (to be announced soon) will perform multiple sets across numerous stages on the ship and get interactive with guests during the days at sea.
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Emperor, Mayhem, and Enslaved Announce Legendary Norwegian Performance

When you get a press notice that begins with a phrase like “BLACK METAL IS COMING HOME – EMPEROR, MAYHEM and ENSLAVED team up for exclusive Grieghallen event”; You know you have to help the efforts and get that information shared across every medium you maintain. Read on down below

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The Press Release:
In 1994, extreme music changed forever when three pioneering Norwegian metal bands released their debut full-length albums – Mayhem’s De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas, Emperor’s In the Nightside Eclipse, and Enslaved’s Vikingligr Veldi. All three monumental albums were recorded in the legendary Grieghallen Studios in Bergen.

On August 7, 2021, black metal is coming home. For the first time in history, these three acts will team up for a very special concert in the spectacular confines of Grieghallen, where these highly influential classics were born.

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«Grieghallen MCMXCIV» will see Emperor embrace three decades of imperial darkness, which was spearheaded by their Grieghallen legacy. Mayhem will perform their magnum opus, De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas in its entirety. Enslaved will revisit their debut, Vikingligr Veldi.
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Wacken Open Air 2021 Announces First Lineup

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The Press Release:
All 75,000 tickets for W:O:A 2021, which will take place from July 29 to 31 2021, have already been sold! The organizers have now announced the first bands on the festival line-up! Metal fans can look forward to: Judas Priest, Hämatom, Dropkick Murphys, As I Lay Dying, Rose Tattoo, Tarja, Lordi, Death SS, Venom and Moonspell.

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This years Wacken Open Air couldn‘t take place due to the current pandemic. Although it’s much more quiet in the small village Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, the tradition announcing bands for the upcoming edition during the last festival day still remains!
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Wacken Open Air Organizers Announce “Wacken World Wide”

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The Press Release:
Wacken Open Air 2020 with its 75,000 festival visitors from over 80 nations cannot take place as originally planned this summer. But no reason to be quiet!

Metalheads from all over the world travel annually to Wacken to celebrate Heavy Metal, but this year the organizers and long-term partner Telekom are bringing a completely new Wacken experience as revolutionary digital festival directly to the fans‘ homes: Wacken is coming home with the biggest mixed reality metal show of all times! The first edition of the digital streaming festival Wacken World Wide will take place in the originally scheduled festival period from July 29 to August 1, 2020 and is shaped completely independently of the actual W:O:A festival. This special event is live and available for free online and via app on wacken-world-wide.com, MagentaMusik 360 and MagentaTV.

Unique and exclusive shows of W:O:A classics and all time favourites such as Blind Guardian, Heaven Shall Burn, In Extremo, Kreator and Beyond The Black on innovative, spectacular virtual stages, as well as promising newcomers of Wacken Metal Battle and Wacken Foundation result in a brilliant and varied overall programme with exclusive interviews, talk rounds and behind-the-scenes content. The fully digital approach creates mixed reality show concepts exclusively designed for a virtual stage never seen before. With its innovative design and technical implementation this is set to be a world premiere in the live music business!
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