Full Lineup Announced For ROADRUNNER RECORDS' 25TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

The lineup for the Roadrunner Records 25th Anniversary concert at the Nokia Theater in New York City on December 15, 2005 has been officially announced. Previously a closely guarded list of metal luminaries, the rumors that have been circulating within the rock community and on many web sites are being confirmed as this new information is brought to light...

Ville Valo, the lead singer for H.I.M., has recently been confirmed to perform a track that has been extremely influential to him over the years.

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Boasting one of the most impressive line-ups ever assembled on one stage, the concert will feature over 40 artists who will perform 24 classic Roadrunner songs ranging from the KING DIAMOND era, all the way through the recently released "Roadrunner United" album. The different combinations of artist collaborations are staggering. However, at least one seminal Roadrunner band will reunite with their original, core lineup.

Tickets are on sale now at all Ticketmaster locations, www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 212-307-7171.

Confirmed artists include:

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Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT)
Joey Jordison (SLIPKNOT)
Paul Gray (SLIPKNOT)
Howard Jones (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE)
Joel Stroetzel (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE)
Mike D'Antonio (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE)
Adam Dutkiewicz (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE)
Justin Foley (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE)
Jesse Leach (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, SEEMLESS)
Dino Cazares (FEAR FACTORY, BRUJERIA)
Robert Flynn (MACHINE HEAD)
Adam Duce (MACHINE HEAD)
Matt Heafy (TRIVIUM)
Corey Beaulieu (TRIVIUM)
Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA)
Evan Seinfeld (BIOHAZARD)
Billy Graziadei (BIOHAZARD)
Glen Benton (DEICIDE)
Steve Asheim (DEICIDE)
Acey Slade (MURDERDOLLS)
Matt Baumbach (VISION OF DISORDER)
Tim Williams (VISION OF DISORDER)
Nadja Peulen (COAL CHAMBER)
Logan Mader (MACHINE HEAD)
Keith Caputo (LIFE OF AGONY)
Roy Mayorga (SOULFLY)
James Murphy (DEATH, OBITUARY)
Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH)
Jordan Whelan (STILL REMAINS)
Jeff Waters (ANNIHILATOR)
Scott Ian (ANTHRAX)
Ville Valo (H.I.M.)
Brian Fair (SHADOWS FALL)
Jamey Jasta (HATEBREED)