As part of the world's biggest heavy metal festival in Wacken, the Metal Battle pits new bands from around the world against each other. PopXport presents this year’s five winners. Savage Machine from Denmark took fifth.
The 1,800-person village of Wacken in northern Germany will soon be welcoming 80,000 metalheads and 160 bands for three days of headbanging and beer. Here's what's new at this year's festival.
The "Independence of the Seas" set sail from Florida for the loudest sea cruise in the Caribbean. Some 60 bands are to play on board for 3,000 music fans who'll spend five days and nights dancing on the pool deck.
Legendary bands like Iron Maiden and Steel Panther are headlining at Wacken Open Air this year. But just as exciting is the festival's international Metal Battle, bringing together metalheads from China to the Caribbean.
Heard but not seen, a movie soundtrack lays the emotional foundation of a film. "Score" looks at the effect of film music on viewers, and honors exceptional film composers like John Williams and Hans Zimmer.
While everyone is talking about "Fire and Fury," an exposé of the Trump White House by journalist Michael Wolff, a book with the same name published in 2009 is seeing renewed sales.
She was an iconic figure of the hippie and women's liberation movements in the late 1960s. Janis Joplin embodied the life of Sex & Drugs & Rock'n'Roll more radically than her male colleagues — and paid the price.
With "Nijinski", the Gauthier Dance Company is paying homage to Russian ballet dancer Vaslav Nijinsky. The mesmerising ballet performance is choreographed by Marco Goecke.
Russia’s independent gaming scene between art, business, politics and censorship.
The German Goethe Institute is hosting an interactive exhibition titled ‘Games and Politics’ in Novosibirk, bringing together the country’s gaming scene.
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