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18th February 2013


UK rockers GODSIZED have readied their much anticipated debut album ‘Time’ and are giving away the first single ‘Heavy Load’ for FREE on the 25 February, the day before they head off on their UK / European headline tour.

As affirmed masters of the DIY ethic, the new self-release album is packed full of southern grooves, tasty solos and hook driven songs. The brand new album track "Moving On" is available to stream now!

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Since forming in 2009, GODSIZED have released two highly acclaimed EPs and performed at Bloodstock, Hammerfest, Bulldog Bash, Download Festival and numerous festivals across Europe, all off their own steam. The band landed the main support slot for Black Label Society in 2011, off the back of Zakk Wylde hearing and loving their 'Brothers in Arms' EP. Coupled with supports with Life of Agony and My Ruin and numerous headline runs, GODSIZED have picked up legions of dedicated fans across Europe, winning them over with their killer live performances.

Catch them live throughout the UK and Europe in March and April on their 11th Hour tour:

26 Feb - Asylum 2, Birmingham
28 Feb - Trillians, Newcastle
1 March - Bannermans, Edinburgh
2 March - Riverside, Selby
4 March - Yardbirds, Grimsby
5 March - Scream Lounge, Croydon
6 March - The Haunt, Brighton
8 March - Le Klub, Paris, France
9 March - T.O.T.E.M, Nancy, France
10 March - Rockbox, Luxembourg
11 March - Mudd Club, Strasbourg, France
13 March - Underground, Cologne, Germany
14 March - Hafenklang, Hamburg, Germany
15 March - Crystal, Berlin, Germany
16 March - Backstage, Munich, Germany
18 March - Qwest, Kufstein, Austria
24 April The Witchwood, Manchester
25 April - Barfly, London
26 April - Boileroom, Guildford



Wacken Winter Nights 2018 takes place between February 23rd and 25th 2018 and the great news is that you can now experience a full-on, top class German Metal Festival easily and affordably.

It only takes an hour to fly to Hamburg from London and we've had longer journeys than that within the capital and they were certainly more expensive than the £33 air ticket that just appeared in our 'flights to Wacken Winter Nights' search.


Wacken Winter Nights is organised by the same team who are responsible for the world's greatest Metal festival, Wacken-Open-Air and the 2018 bill includes Skyclad, Orphaned Land, Elvenking, Finntroll, Grave Digger, Aeverium, Comes Vagantes, Coppelius, Corvus Corax, Die Pressgëng, Elvellon, Heimataerde, Hell-O-Matic, Ignis Fatuu, Ingrimm, Irdorath, Johnny Deathshadow, Krayenzeit, Letzte Instanz, Mr Hurley und die Pulveraffen, Pampatut, Pat Razket, Schandmaul, Sündenrausch, The Aberlour's, The Moon And The Nightspirit, Torfrock, Visions Of Atlantis, Vroudenspil, Wind Rose and more.

Besides this rich billing of superb Metal bands, there is so much more to see in the festival area including the medieval market and also the walking acts and jugglers you will meet at the theme worlds, including Robert Blake, three-time World Cup winner of street magic.

Wacken Winter Nights is something not to be missed and you can check out the amazing ticket and accommodation prices right here.

We just priced up the whole four day trip with hotels, flights, shuttles and festival tickets for less than £300 and we don't think you will get a better value festival than that, anywhere.


MetalTalk recently sat down with Wacken founder and owner Thomas Jensen and that interview will be online next week and it's a fascinating insight into how Wacken originated from nothing to become the world's premiere Heavy Metal event.


Wacken 2018 takes place from 2nd to 4th August 20218 and as with Wacken Winter Nights, if you have never experienced all it has to offer, then you owe it to yourself to remedy that.

Already announced for Wacken 2018 are Judas Priest, Nightwish, Running Wild (exclusive), Arch Enemy, Dirkschneider, Doro (Special Anniversary Show), In Extremo, Sepultura, Amorphis, Amaranthe, Firewind, W.A.R., Belphegor, Mantar, Knorkator, Deserted Fear, Watain, Night Demon, Epica, Knorkator, Belphegor, Firewind, Deserted Fear and many more and we'll have more Wacken 2018 announcements during December.

As well as being the greatest Heavy Metal festival in the world, it is without a doubt the Mecca of Metal and the one thing that every single person who loves our music should have on their bucket list.

For 2018, MetalTalk have joined forces with Wacken-Open-Air to help you get to Wacken easily and inexpensively and you can peruse the ticket and travel options right here.

If you are interested in going to Wacken 2018 and have questions, please fill out the form below and we will contact you with answers to all your enquiries. You are under no obligation whatsoever by filling this form out. We won't add you to any mailing lists or send you loads of spam - all we will do is help you get to Wacken as easily and inexpensively as possible.



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