BLITZKRIEG Confirmed For WACKEN OPEN AIR

NWOBHM legends BLITZKRIEG are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 2-3 in Wacken, Germany. The full list of artists currently scheduled to appear at the event is as follows: ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY AMON AMARTH BLAZE BLIND GUARDIAN BLITZKRIEG BORKNAGAR BRUCE ...

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RITUAL CARNAGE Finalize Album Track Listing, Release Date

Japan's RITUAL CARNAGE have completed work on their third album, entitled The Birth Of Tragedy, which is due to be released through Osmose Productions on May 21st. Recorded on the mountainside of Hachioji, Japan, the CD version of the album will contain 11 songs, while the LP version and the limited-edition digi-pack will each include ...

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LOCH VOSTOK To Begin Work On Debut CD

Swedish “jazz metallers” LOCH VOSTOK, featuring former members of MAYADOME, will enter DugOut studio in Uppsala, Sweden with producer Daniel Bergstrand (i.e. MESHUGGAH, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STUCK MOJO, DRAGONLORD, etc.) on May 31st to record their debut album, entitled Dark Logic, for an as-yet-undisclosed record label. 13 tracks will be recorded, out of which eight ...

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GHOULTOWN Confirm GATHERING OF THE JUGGALOS Appearance

Former SOLITUDE AETURNUS bassist Lyle Steadham's new band GHOULTOWN (in which he plays bass and sings) have just confirmed that they will be performing at this year's Gathering Of The Juggalos concert, which is scheduled to take place on July 19th at the Civic Center in Peoria, Illinois. Also set to appear at the event ...

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APARTMENT 26 Deny Split Rumors

Britain's APARTMENT 26—the group fronted by Biff Butler, son of BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler—have posted a statement on their official web site refuting reports of an imminent break-up following their split with Hollywood Records earlier in the year. The statement reads as follows: “We are still alive and very well. We have been working ...

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