THE HAUNTED Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Swedish metallers THE HAUNTED have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2009 in Dinkelsb├╝hl, Germany.

The festival billing is shaping up as follows:

AMON AMARTH
BRAINSTORM
CORVUS CORAX
EVOCATION
J.B.O.
KATRA
LEGION OF THE DAMNED
SCHANDMAUL
THE HAUNTED
UNHEILIG
VOLBEAT
WINTERSUN

Many more bands will be announced over the coming months.

THE HAUNTED has released the non-album track "Walk On Water" exclusively via the U.S. iTunes Music Store. The song was recorded during the sessions for the group's latest album, "Versus", which sold around 1,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. This represents roughly half of the opening tally of its predecessor, "The Dead Eye", which premiered with 3,200 units back in November 2006.

"Versus" entered the Swedish chart at position No. 14 and the Finnish chart at No. 12.

An e-card for "Versus" can be found at this location.

The CD was recorded in part at PUK studio in Denmark with producer Tue Madsen (HEAVEN SHALL BURN, DARK TRANQUILLITY, MOONSPELL, etc), who previously worked with the group on its two most recent LPs, "rEVOLVEr" (2004) and "The Dead Eye" (2006).

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