- 18 Jun 18
A day of rip-roaring heavy tunes returns to Templemore this August with a cracking line-up featuring some of Ireland's finest metal acts.
Templemore Metal Festival began in 2010 and has since grown into a nationwide event, attracting acts from all over the country, from Cobh to Belfast, Galway to Waterford. Predominantly featuring original bands, the festival also incorporates some tribute acts and cover bands.
This year the festival takes place on Saturday the 4th of August in The Old Malt House, Main Street, Templemore. Kicking off at 1pm, the festival strives to include as many sub genres of metal within the line-up, for example, this year, festival goers will hear thrash, progressive, death, groove, Black extreme, Celtic Punk and old school death. The festival is unique in that it’s the only one-day event of its kind in the country, and with 11 acts featured throughout the day, and a €10 entry fee there’s a serious bang for your buck!
This year’s festival is to be sponsored by White Gypsy Brewery. White Gypsy is a local craft brewery, brewing award-winning Ales and Beers since 1996. Renowned country wide the brewery has designed a Beer especially for this year’s metal festival. The beer will be a collaboration with Waterford Brewery Metal Man, and the product will be dedicated to the Metal music fans of Ireland. This beer will officially launch at this year’s festival – Yet another reason to get yourself to Templemore this August!
This year sees a stellar line-up of heavy hitters such as This Place Hell, Drakonis, Rupuration and Ireland's premiere Metallica tribute act - Whiplash.
For more information on the event see