CELTIC FROST: Live Video From SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL Posted Online

A video clip of CELTIC FROST performing their track "Mesmerized" at the Sweden Rock festival — which took place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden — has been posted online at YouTube.com.

As previously reported, CELTIC FROST's latest album, "Monotheist", sold just under 2,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The group's first album in 13 years was produced by the band with Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN) and features 11 songs. The CD was released simultaneously in all territories in three different configurations, including a limited-edition digipak containing the bonus track "Temple Of Depression", and a vinyl LP with another bonus title, "Incantation Against You".

CELTIC FROST cancelled their scheduled appearance at the Rock Hard Festival in Gelsenkirchen, Germany on June 3 after mainman Thomas Gabriel Fischer was rushed to the hospital, where "he was diagnosed with a kidney stone that was about to dislocate," according to the group's management. The band returned to form on June 10 by playing a triumphant 90-minute headliner show on the "Sweden Stage" at the prestigious Sweden Rock festival, a mere three days after Fischer had undergone surgery. The reactions to this show — as well as to the preceding warm-up concerts — have been extremely positive. To quote Martin "Raging Too Hard, As Usual" Carlsson from his review of the festival in the Swedish newspaper Expressen, "It was the best gig in the whole history of the festival."

Tags:

Posted in: News

COMMENTS

To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends). To report any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, please send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details.