Long-running German thrashers DESTRUCTION have been confirmed for the Velo-Rock festival, set to take place September 3 in Ostende, Belgium. Also scheduled to appear are ORPHANAGE and ATROCITY. More information is available at www.velorock.be.As previously reported, DESTRUCTION have announced the following worldwide release dates for their new album, "Inventor of Evil": Europe – August 22 via AFM Records
Japan – August 24 via King Records
South America – September 30 via Laser
North America – October 25 via Candlelight Records DESTRUCTION recorded "Inventor of Evil" with producer Peter Tätgtren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN), V.O. Pulver (GURD) and their live engineer Franky Winkelmann at studios in Germany and Switzerland. The mix was done by Tätgtren at the Abyss Studios in Sweden. A "making of" studio clip, featuring an unmastered rough-mix recording of the song "Soulcollector", is available at this location.