Category: Tech-Fest

Live Review: Tech-Fest: Day #4: Sunday!

It’s the final countdown… Day #4 of the Tech-Fest weekend begins with an Oat Milk Latte and fortunately today the line isn’t one you need to endure. It’s bean to cup goodness of the highest order and is exactly what you need after that 3am rendition of “Hotel California” by Eagles. People walk past our

Live Review: Tech-Fest: Day #3: Saturday!

Saturday may be a day with showers on the weather forecast but the beauty of Tech-Fest is that the stages are inside interlinked hangers with a merch and bar area between them meaning that the weather isn’t a factor that counts against enjoying any of the bands. After yesterday’s Metal buffet, today is a shade

Live Review: Tech-Fest: Day #2: Friday!

Ignore talk about Friday being the first day proper of Tech-Fest because there were capacity crowds for Deathcore brutes Bound In Fear and Progressive Metal masters¬†Exist Immortal last night. This morning starts of painfully early because having been a freezing cold night in Newark, come the morning it’s roasting hot in the tent. Still, a

Live Review: Tech-Fest: Day #1: Thursday (Early Bird)!

The annual journey to the Mecca that is Newark Showgrounds for Tech-Fest may have been disrupted for two years but with tickets carried over and a great selection of bands on offer, we couldn’t be more ready for years incarnation! Four days of wall to wall Metal of every flavour is just what the Doctor

NEWS: Tech-Fest 2021 First Wave of bands announced!

A huge first wave of bands has been announced for Tech-Fest 2021 just in time for Christmas, with some old favourites returning and some new faces to check out. The biggest news is the headliners in Reflections, The Ocean Collective and Upon A Burning Body being announced for the main weekend, while Slice The Cake

NEWS: Teachabilitation 2020 goes online, lineup announced!

As with the 2020 incarnation of UK Tech-Fest, the organizers annual winter warmer Teachabilitation has gone online for 2020. The rehab clinic for Tech-Metal Junkies has been announced for 5th December via YouTube with a lineup that includes some old favourites as well as some new names. There will as ever be after party, which

Bootleg: Tech-Fest 2020 At Home!

As the lockdown has meant that gigs and festivals are not permitted, Tech-Fest joined forces with Invicta Magazine and Loki Films to bring us Tech-Fest at home over the past couple of nights. Each one sees a selection of bands perform their songs from their own homes in advance of the premiers of these before

NEWS: Tech-Fest 2020 at Home Streaming Line Up!

As anyone who had planned to attend Tech-Fest this summer will already know, existing tickets are being shuffled to next years event. What you may not know is that premiering exclusively on YouTube via Invicta Magazine on 2-3 July, an array of bands from the 2020 lineup have put together streams from home, pre-recorded with

Live Review: UK Tech-Fest afterthoughts

It’s been just 7 days since we left Newark Showgrounds after another triumphant incarnation of Tech-Fest, thanks to Simon Garrod and the team. The Festival that inspired the creation of Metal Noise back in August 2017 has completed its 8th year and remains the King of the Underground Metal Scene, the UK’s equivalent of Euroblast.

Live Review: UK Tech-Fest Day #4: Sunday

Fortunately yesterday’s inflatable genitalia is no where to be seen as some kids appear with their parents to watch Brink of Extinction [6/10] who include in their set the thoroughly enjoyable single “Jekyll & Psyclops”. The Bristol natives have a pair of vocalists who take lines in turn as much as verses for their groove