Christian neo-classical progressive thrash metal band TOURNIQUET has been confirmed as one of the headliners of the Nordic Fest 2008, set to take place November 13-16 at Sub Scene in Oslo, Norway. Joining TOURNIQUET for the performance will be former STRYPER bassist Tim Gaines, who previously appeared with the band at the Flevo Festival, held August 14-17, 2008 at a recreation area near Voorst, The Netherlands.
The Nordic Fest 2008 festival billing is shaping up as follows:
SEVENTH ANGEL (UK)
MY SILENT WAKE (UK)
BENEA REACH (NO)
BLOOD DRIFT (BELG)
THY MAJESTIE (IT)
ARCANE LEGION (GER)
FRAIL GROUNDS (NO)
For more information, visit www.nordicfest.no.
TOURNIQUET's last studio release, 2003's "Where Moth and Rust Destroy" (Metal Blade), featured special guest appearances by guitarists Marty Friedman (ex-MEGADETH) and Bruce Franklin (TROUBLE).
Watch footage of TOURNIQUET performing a cover of STRYPER's "To Hell With The Devil" at the Flevo Festival, held August 14-17, 2008 at a recreation area near Voorst, The Netherlands (with STRYPER bassist Tim Gaines):
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