ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT, HAMMERFALL, Ex-ACCEPT Singers To Take Part In 'Christmas Metal Symphony'

Magnum Opum Rockestra (under conductor Marcel Heijnen), a 32-strong orchestra accompanied by the METALFORCE 1 rock band and led by singers/vocalists which influenced the metal scene in recent years and decades, are set to embark on the Christmas Metal Symphony European tour.

The following guest stars are so far confirmed:

* Joey Belladonna (ANTHRAX)
* Chuck Billy (TESTAMENT)
* Joacim Cans (HAMMERFALL)
* Udo Dirkschneider (UDO, ex-ACCEPT)
* Floor Jansen (REVAMP, NIGHTWISH, AFTER FOREVER)
* Michael Kiske (UNISONIC, ex-HELLOWEEN)

Musical director of the production is Joost van den Broek. The tour starts in December 2013, and leads the production in addition to Germany to Sweden, Belgium, Holland, Italy and the Czech Republic.

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The dates are as follows:

Dec. 13 - Trollhättan, Sweden - Älvhögsborg
Dec. 14 - Kristianstad, Sweden - Kristianstad Arena
Dec. 17 - Würselen, Germany - Royal Event Center
Dec. 18 - Bochum, Germany - Ruhrkongress
Dec. 19 - Prague, Czech Republic - Mala Sportovni Hala
Dec. 20 - Oberstraubing, Germany - Airport - Great Hall
Dec. 21 - Balingen, Germany - Volksbank Fair
Dec. 22 - Milan, Italy - Live Club

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