Finnish folk-influenced melodic death metal band ENSIFERUM has been confirmed for Norway's Karmøygeddon festival, set to take place May 4-5, 2007 in Haugesund. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order):BREED (NOR)
KEEP OF KALESSIN (NOR)
LEAVES' EYES (GER)
PICTURES OF PAIN (NOR)
SCAR SYMMETRY (SWE) For more information, visit www.karmoygeddon.info. ENSIFERUM entered Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki in early November with producer Janne Joutsenniemi to begin recording its third album, "Victory Songs", for a February 21 release via Spinefarm. A CD single will precede the album on February 7. ENSIFERUM earlier in the year entered the Music DVD chart in their home country at position No. 2 with their "10th Anniversary Live" (Spinefarm) effort. The disc was recorded at the band's 10th-anniversary celebration concert, which took place December 31, 2005 at Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland. ENSIFERUM, who feature in their ranks NORTHER frontman Petri Lindroos, released an EP, entitled "Dragonheads", in February via Spinefarm.