Swedish black metallers NAGLFAR have canceled their previously announced appearance at the Gates of Metalbåten festivail "due to unforeseen events." "Our apologies goes out to anyone who might be affected by this," the band writes on its web site.Gates of Metalbåten festival is scheduled to take place April 26-27 on the Silja Festival ferry (which traffics the Baltic Sea between Stockholm, Sweden and Turku, Finland). Confirmed bands for the event include EVERGREY, DARK FUNERAL, NOCTURNAL RITES, MANTICORA, SISTER SIN, SPARZANZA and W.A.S.P. NAGLFAR's new album, "Harvest", was released in February through Century Media Records. According to a press release, "Harvest" combines NAGLFAR's "original sound with the massive thrust of later years. True to the Swedish formula of bringing the harsh bleakness of the black style together with the technical prowess and high-speed assault of death metal, NAGLFAR have created another masterpiece of their genre." A limited-edition version of the album containing a bonus DVD (featuring four professionally recorded live clips from the Party.San Open Air festival 2006, the video for the track "The Perpetual Horrors" as well as an interview with lead singer Kristoffer Olivius) is also avaialble. The cover artwork was created by Travis Smith. A video for the track "The Darkest Road" was filmed by Roger Johansson (ARCH ENEMY, THE HAUNTED, DARK TRANQUILLITY).
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.