ICED EARTH/ex-JUDAS PRIEST vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens will be the featured guest on next weekend's (September 15) edition of "The Classic Metal Show". The program airs live Saturdays between 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. EST at www.theclassicmetalshow.com.ICED EARTH's new album, "Framing Armageddon - Something Wicked Part I", is scheduled for release in the U.S. through SPV on Tuesday, September 11. A full-length version of the new ICED EARTH song "The Setian Massacre" has been posted on the group's MySpace page. Audio samples of all the tracks that are set to appear on "Framing Armageddon - Something Wicked Part I" have been posted at www.spv.de. "Framing Armageddon - Something Wicked Part 1" (cover artwork) expands the "Something Wicked" storyline first introduced in the trilogy of the same name appearing on the 1998 release, "Something Wicked This way Comes". "Framing Armageddon" will be followed in February/March 2008 by the band's ninth full-length studio release, tentatively titled "Revelation Abomination - Something Wicked Part 2" , continuing where "Framing Armageddon" leaves off. Video footage of ICED EARTH performing the song "A Charge to Keep" at this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which took place August 2-4 in Wacken, Germany, has been posted on YouTube. ICED EARTH will embark on a European headlining tour in October/November. A list of dates can be found at this location. ICED EARTH will support HEAVEN AND HELL on a U.K. tour beginning on November 4 in Newcastle.
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