In news that surprises no one, but causes upset to those that wanted a different year than 2021, Defqon.1 have cancelled their 2021 festival. Defqon.1 Primal Energy, the theme for this year, was due to take place 25-27 June, but they have now moved it to the last weekend of June, 2022 (dates subject to change until they receive further confirmation from the
Q-Dance, the company behind Defqon.1, Qlimax and Qapital, among many others, is not slowing down, despite the ongoing pandemic. After successfully holding Defqon.1 at Home, which saw some 'attendees' transform their living rooms into fully fledged campsites, Q-Dance have moved their sights to Qlimax, promising a completely new experience. The festival, dubbed 'Qlimax The Source', will be held on November
With the continuity of the COVID-19 pandemic, companies across the entertainment industry are suffering significant losses. This time, ID&T has announced that they will be cutting 40% of its workforce. Previously working with Tomorrowland, ID&T is now facing the toughest decision amidst a pandemic. Producing events such as Awakenings, Defqon1, Mysteryland, and Sensation, ID&T will have to resort to the last option
One of Hardstyle's biggest artists presents impactful news for fans and aspiring producers: The Art of Production. It is an interactive online platform for producers to learn the art of creating Hardstyle music. Producers will be able to upload their music and get feedback from Headhunterz himself in exclusive live and limited capacity sessions. The course will consist of pay per
Festival organiser Q-dance has announced that the 2020 instalment of their hardstyle festival Defqon.1 will be taking place via live-stream this year, in the form of 'Defqon.1 at Home'. The festival, which attracted 78,000 people in 2019, is not letting the COVID-19 event cancellations stop them from providing their fans with a world-class festival experience, boasting a lineup of 80+ artists
Defqon.1 Primal Energy, the 2020 edition of Q-Dance' most famous and biggest hardstyle festival in the world, which was scheduled to take place on June 26-28th in Biddinghuizen, has officially been postponed to 2021 after the measures adopted by the local Dutch government extending the ban of major public events until September 1st due to the COVID-19 concerns. This past Tuesday, The Netherlands'
The Belgian DJ and producer Koen Bauweraerts better known as Coone has just released a powerful remix of Carnage and Nazaar' hard bass track 'Blitzkrieg'. This big edit is out now via Heavyweight Records / EMPIRE. After a tough 2018 , on late-July 2019 we witnessed the return of Carnage after overcoming his mental health issues that kept him away from the stages. That time, Papi
The gigantic 'world's leading DJ tracklist database' for electronic dance music, 1001Tracklists, has officially revealed the 'Top Festivals of 2019' in its latest report 'A State of Dance Music', in which the Belgian household Tomorrowland has been spotted in the first position of the ranking. Like every year, the specialised tracklist website has gathered together all their most relevant and prominent information of 2019 in a
Australia's biggest Hard Dance event; Defqon.1 has been postponed indefinitely. Despite organisers' best efforts, the news comes after the Sydney International Regatta Centre and their affiliates withdrew their support from the festival. Having taken place in Penrith since 2009, Defqon.1 brought in the world's best Hard Dance acts to Australian shores, consistently giving the fans down under their annual fix of Hard
Massive Netherlands based music festival Defqon 1. unleashed some breathtaking scenery this past weekend. The "hard" genred festival which took place in beautiful Biddinghuizen, from June 22nd - 24th undoubtably lit up the the weekend providing some of the best pyrotechnics and main stage production the 2018 summer festival circuit has seen. As the weekend wound down, the festivals annual closing
Thanks to the revolutionary efforts of DJ's like David Guetta, the cultural phenomenon known as EDM has come to the very forefront of the music industry, taking a relatively specialized sub culture from the underground to the mainstream. This, in turn, gave relatively unknown sub genres a much-needed spotlight. One specific style that found a new voice amidst the revolution, was
Hardwell premiered a new hardstyle track called 'Make the World Ours' at this year's Defqon.1 festival. Highly energetic, relentless, and synth-heavy, 'Make the World Ours' encapsulates everything that defines the subgenre. As big room house became passé, Hardwell transitioned into hardstyle to evolve his own sound as a producer. Therefore, his set at Defqon.1 was apropos, considering the festival focuses on hardstyle.
Headhunterz left fans in tears of joy as he made his long-awaited return to hardstyle. After leaving the genre for EDM in 2014, Headhunterz a.k.a 'Heady', whose real name is Willem Rebergen, went on to play at festivals such as Electric Daisy Carnival and Tomorrowland. He also released epic collaborations with the likes of KSHMR, R3hab, Hardwell, W&W, Crystal Lake and many more. Now, Rebergen has decided to
Festival organizer Q-Dance is known to perpetrate one of the biggest events of the year called Defqon.1. Specifically for hardstyle lovers from across the globe, this festival recently accumulated over 60,000 attendees in the Netherlands and successfully provided an unforgettable weekend full of heart-pumping and mind-blowing music. On Saturday, Defqon.1 delivered one of their highly revered endshows, which Q-Dance just released