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Time catch a second breath and run… run towards June and June, it´s not just a children's day or a school reports… the beginning of June belongs to the METALFEST in PILSEN for last 11 years (with a 2-year covid break)!

This year, for the first time, the festival will be a 4-day long, which is great, because we haven't enjoyed metal music, live and outdoor for a really long time. Metal will once again rage through the beautiful amphitheater Lochotín, which is just a short walk from the center of the West Bohemian metropolis PLZEŇ, from...

METALFEST OPEN AIR 2022 starts on June 2nd and will take place in the Lochotín amphitheater in PILSEN until Sunday, June 5th! And so that you really have something to choose from the festival shop this year, we present another new t-shirt visual with 3 different motifs of back print! Choose and plan your festival stay in PILSEN now! You can find all info about the festival at the festival website.

Festival tickets are still available at this webiste or in the Ticketportal, Ticketmaster, Ticketstream, Metaltix, Festicket or...

It is predictible, the situation at the east is still not calm… The Russian band ARKONA apologizes from this year's ROCK CASTLE festival (August 18th – 20th, 2022, MORAVSKÝ KRUMOLOV): “We deeply regret the whole current situation, but we simply cannot to play concerts as long as the war in Ukraine continues. "

Their place in the festival line-up will not stay empty! We can now confirm well-known band from the Faroe Islands TÝR! These kings of Scandinavian progressive folk metal achieved a great success with their album "Hel" (2019). It's a diverse album, full of extr...

The 11th edition of metal festival METALFEST OPEN AIR, which takes place in the Lochotín amphitheater in PILSEN, will start in 2 weeks, exactly on Thursday, June 2nd, and metal will roar there until Sunday, June 5th!

For this, long-awaited edition, we have prepared brand new motives for T-shirts, tops, cups and many other new merch pieces with the visual of the METALFEST festival. There will be a lot to choose in the festival shop this year! Take a look now at the first visuals of the new T-shirts you will be able to buy at the festival this year! Men's and women's t-shirts will ...

We have good news for you! The American thrash metal band EXODUS is returning to the list of confirmed bands of the 18th edition of the MASTERS OF ROCK festival, which will take place from 7th to 10th of July 2022 in the R. Jelínek´s distillery in VIZOVICE!

EXODUS were confirmed at the "Masters" 2020, which, however, moved to 2021, when EXODUS could not participate, but the second resscheduling of the festival, brought this legendary band back among the confirmed stars, which we will welcome this summer in VIZOVICE!

EXODUS has been causing a real metal sensation on the m...

ARCH ENEMY, BEHEMOTH, CARCASS, UNTO OTHERS - 15.10.2022, sports hall FORTUNA (formerly TipSport Arena)

The killer package of bands will travel to PRAGUE this October! The "The European Siege" tour of the bands ARCH ENEMY, BEHEMOTH, CARCASS and UNTO OTHERS will shake walls of the Fortuna sports hall (formerly TipSport Arena) on October 15th, 2022.BEHEMOTH, the high priests of extreme metal, have announced their 12th studio album „Opvs Contra Natvram“, their most thought-provoking and arresting collection to date. The album is set for release on September 16th.  ...

... is the French band EXISTANCE!

An indestructible metal leader, master UDO DIRSKSCHNEIDER will be with his band U.D.O. cruising Europe in autumn. Their planned “Game Over Europe tour 2022” will also hit the Czech Republic 3 times!10.11.2022 PLZEŇ, KD Šeříkovka11.11.2022 ZLÍN, Masters of Rock Café12.11.2022 OSTRAVA, GarageUdo and his band, currently his son and drummer Sven Dirkschneider, bassist Hudrap and guitarists Andrey Smirnov and Dammers, will present their latest album "Game Over" on tour!A special guest of the tour is the heavy met...

Folk-rock band from Germany - FEUERSCHWANZ, which will perform live this year, at the 2nd ROCK CASTLE 2022 festival (August 18th – 20th, 2022, Castle Park, MORAVSKÝ KRUMLOV) released a new, very personal video for the song "Das Herz eines Drachen" (en: The Heart of a Dragon) from their very successful album "Memento Mori" (2021), which climbed to the very top of the German album charts!You can order the album "Memento Mori" >>HERE<<

Hauptmann Feuerschwanz on “Das Herz eine...

...or in autumn together with AMARANTHE in ZLÍN!

"ORIGINS - The Online Acoustic Experience" is the first BEYOND THE BLACK acoustic concert ever, performed as an online show! It features exclusive new arrangements, an extended band line-up & stunning visual production, not in a classic stage setting, but in a film-like environment. So acoustic means in that case: bringing the full BTB concert energy to your home screens in a way that you’ve never seen before!

Sit back, turn off your phones for a while, jump on the couch and enjoy this extraordinary online concert in the p...

We have a program!

Dear fans, after a 2-year break, is the popular international metal festival METALFEST OPEN AIR back! Its 11th edition will take place in less than 3 weeks, exactly 2nd – 5th of June 2022 in the beautiful area of the Lochotín Amphitheater in PILSEN! The program of the festival is already known and now we are adding to it the program of your very popular SIGNING SESSIONS of performing bands!Take a look at it and don't forget to pack some CDs or other souvenirs for autographs. You will also be able to buy many of them in our festival shop in the festival area, tog...

Symphonic-metal visionaries VISIONS OF ATLANTIS have released the third single from the new album "Pirates", which is coming out today!VISIONS OF ATLANTIS have a very special show prepared for this year's MASTERS OF ROCK festival, which takes place from 7th to 10th of July 2022 in the traditional R. Jelínek´s distillery in VIZOVICE, where they will be accompanied by the Bohemian Symphony Orchestra Prague. The combination of metal with a symphonic orchestra is a symbiosis that works and caress. Come and enjoy this year´s  "Masters".

Festival tickets, for a great...

It's official! JUDAS PRIEST will be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame this year. PRIEST will receive the Musical Excellence Award at the event, which will honor Eminem, Dolly Parton, DURAN DURAN, Lionel Richie, Pat Benatar, EURYTHMICS and Carly Simon in the Performers category.The award for Musical Excellence — which was originally titled the "sidemen" category when it debuted — is given to artists, musicians, songwriters and producers whose originality and influence creating music have had a dramatic impact on music.JUDAS PRIEST is the second band to receive the award fo...

DREAM THEATER, Devin Townsend - May 26th, 2022, PRAGUE, Fortuna Sports Hall (TipSport Arena)

Progressive music titans and recent Grammy winners DREAM THEATER have returned to the concert stage after two years to present their new album "A View from the Top of the World" in a brand new, masterfully elaborated show. Their "Top of the World Tour" will arrive in PRAGUE in 14 days! Already on Thursday, May 26, 2022, DREAM THEATER will play a dream concert in the Fortuna sports hall (formerly TipSport Arena)! A big bonus is the special guest of the tour, music master Devin TOWNSE...

IN EXTREMO - 12. 3. 2023 - ZLÍN, Masters of Rock Café

The Berlin´s band IN EXTREMO is basically really extreme. Extremely successful with an unique sound, a unfailing unstoppable band in their long music career.The yare one of the leaders in German rock metal music. They developed their own and distinctive Middle Age, medieval metal, with they went down in the history of metal. The covid made impossible to celebrate their 25th Anniversary, so they had to plan it on to a more favorable time! And it's coming… IN EXTREMO planned their next European tour for spring 2023 and you ar...

Thrash-metal legend KREATOR proudly revealed another, the third single from their upcoming, already 15th album "Hate Über Alles", which will see the light of day in a month, right after the METALFEST festival! The new single is called "Midnight Sun" and is accompanied by a captivating video!

The eagerly anticipated full-length is a strong album-of-the-year contender as well as a global statement against hate & the division of society. Before its release next month, KREATOR give you another treat in the form of the most unusual song “Hate Über Alles” has to...

New album of folk/power-metal band ALESTORM "Seventh Rum of a Seventh Rum" will be released on June 24th, 2022, but the eager boys have already released a second single with the distinctive title "P.A.R.T.Y."Pre-Order the album >>HERE<<

Christopher Bowes on "P.A.R.T.Y.": “Oh wow! We tried our best to make Seventh Rum of a Seventh Rum into a serious album, but of course we're not very good at that, and the temptation to make a disco party anthem was all too great. So we ended u...

IN EXTREMO - 12. 3. 2023 - ZLÍN, Masters of Rock Café

IN EXTREMO and their music knows no bounds! These German pioneers of medieval metal have been distributing energy, joy and good mood around the world for more than a quarter of a century. On their journeys from Russia through Mexico to Japan, they have always met with endless hospitality, a warm welcome and good drinks of various kinds. Another, this time a European tour, scheduled for spring 2023, is just a logical consequence of their history abroad. Arrange transport so that you can have at least a pint of your favorite drin...

DREAM THEATER, Devin Townsend - 26.5.2022, PRAGUE, Holešovice Sports Hall (TipSport Arena)

The American pro-metal band DREAM THEATER has already played their first concerts on their European tour "Top Of The World Tour", on which they present their new and very successful album "A View From The Top Of The World". But not only that, they also included the best songs of their more than 30-year music career in their setlist, and it will all take place on stage with their biggest and most perfect production so far! Add the extraordinary experience from the concert of their spec...

LORD OF THE LOST – 28.10.2022, PRAGUE, Storm

German gothic-metal band LORD OF THE LOST is releasing a new EP "The Heartbeat Of The Devil" today.LORD OF THE LOST on "The Heartbeat Of The Devil": “With the pandemic and the unplanned free time – you can spontaneously record three cover versions of songs that move you at the moment. But why these three songs? "Judas" by Lady Gaga should be self-explanatory due to the title overlap with our current album. "Children Of The Damned" is a nod to our summer tour hosts Iron Maiden, who booked us as a support band. And "Wig ...

...in PILSEN!

Swedish heavy-metal band EVERGREY is driving bombs… the new album "A Heartless Portrait (The Orphean Testament)" will be released on May 20th and the band is posting one top single after another. Last week they released their third one "Blindfolded" and added a great video!You can pre-order the album >>HERE<<

EVERGREY on “Blindfolded”: “This is the third and last video of our trilogy. It features our acting debut that you shouldn't take too seriously! It's also really the ...

IMMINENCE, Novelists, Port Noir - 7. 5. 2022, PRAGUE, MeetFactory

"Heaven in Hiding Tour 2022" brings the modern Swedish metal band IMMINENCE this Saturday, May 7th, to blooming PRAGUE, MeetFactory. And it´s going to be a really great romance! Expect a strong fresh spray of emotional and monumental songs in the unique identity of IMMINENCE youth.  The band will finally present their new album "Heaven in Hiding" live in their own special way, which is dominated by singer and violinist Eddie Berg. Their music can't be disliked, they know it, so they're looking forward to...

Unfortunately all the meet&greets on the LORDIVERITOUR 2022 of Finnish band LORDI are cancelled due to the risk of covid screwing up scheduled shows.  „We want to perform safe and healthy. Thanks for understanding.“ say LORDI.

You can send all purchased VIP tickets for the Prague concert LORDI to this address: Pragokoncert Bohemia, a.s., Martina Mikesková, Růmy 1598, 76001 ZLÍN. Attach the account number to which we will refund the value of the VIP Ticket.

Thank you for your understanding and we look forward to seeing you on October 17th, 2022 in PILSEN, ...

International power metal band GLORYHAMMER has released a new single "Fly Away"!The band comments: "Mighty warriors of the galaxy! We are thrilled to present to you the next exciting chapter in the eternal saga of Gloryhammer, with our new song "Fly Away". Prepare to join us once more in fighting the dark forces of Zargothrax... for the eternal glory of Dundee!”

You will soon be able to join the GLORYHAMMER fighters personally! In a month, they will fight live in PILSEN, at the Lochotín Amphitheater, at the 11th International Metal Festival METALFEST OPEN AIR...

At this year's 2nd edition of the open air metal ROCK CASTLE, which will take place in the castle park in MORAVSKÝ KRUMLOV from 18 to 20 August, the SOLAR SYSTEM metal bards will take care of a large portion of home-made heavy metal. The band has been playing since 2010 and belongs among of the most successful bands on the Czech metal field. The album "Synchronicity" (2020) garnered many positive reactions, as well as their performance last year at the ROCK CASTLE festival! They accepted the invitation this year again with enthusiasm, as they are preparing a brand new CD, which will ...

They are sending their video invitation!

IMMINENCE, Novelists, Port Noir - 7. 5. 2022, PRAGUE, MeetFactory

They bring from Sweden the full arms of love, metalcore love, loudly shouted, and gently touching, musically very distinctive and really successful, strongly emotional and energetic at the same time. IMMINENCE will present their current album "Heaven in Hiding" on Saturday, May 7th in PRAGUE, MeetFactory! Come, it will be an interesting and really great metalcore evening!

Harald Barret, the guitarist of the band, recorded his video invitation for you. 

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