With one week until Uprising’s sixth instalment on Saturday 29th April, the final bands have been announced. Headlined by Gothic-Doom pioneers Paradise Lost, plus Industrial-core icons Combichrist and Post-Hardcore heavyweights Palm Reader amongst huge the names performing at Leicestershire’s best indoor Heavy Metal festival. Uprising is set for record attendance and one hell of a […]

Leicestershire’s best Heavy Metal festival returns for its sixth instalment on the 29th April. To celebrate the return Uprising has already announced a bunch of household names including Gothic-Doom pioneers Paradise Lost as headliners, plus Industrial-core icons Combichrist. With 11 weeks to go until show time, Uprising has announced three more bands to the line up. […]

Regrettably, due to the current economical circumstances, Uprising V will now take place on June 25th 2022. But that doesn’t mean that Uprising aren’t bringing the action to you this year too! A message from Mr Uprising (Simon Yarwood) himself: “Hi folks It is with some regret but also with you as our main priority that we are having to postpone Uprising until June 25th 2022, we have been watching events around the UK closely over the last few weeks and it has become apparent that we can’t ensure you will get the lineup you are excited to see. Bands and crew are with due diligence having to test for Covid prior to events and if even one member tests positive or lives with someone testing positive it is forcing them to pull from events , we don’t want that to be the case as it has for many past and upcoming gigs and small festivals. I can tell you it’s looking very promising that we will keep all or the majority of the Saturday bands Confirmed so far!! Orange Goblin, Diamond Head, Raging Speedhorn, Ingested, Red Method, Garganjua, Mage, Twisted Illusion,Blood Oath […]

Heavy metal heroes, DIY daredevils, masters of the riff and the UK’s greatest rock’n’roll party band, Orange Goblin have reached their 25th anniversary with reputation intact and more wind than ever billowing in their denim ‘n’ leather sails. Fresh from their appearance at this years Bloodstock Festival in August, we are stoked to announce that Orange Goblin will be headlining this year’s Uprising on the Saturday at the Leicester O2 Academy! The band have just announced a tour of Scandinavia with Swedish rockers Bürner, and they’ve told the masses about re-issuing their ‘Healing Through Fire’ album as a deluxe 2CD set featuring 27 […]