BLOODBATH To Film WACKEN Performance For Upcoming DVD

Swedish death metallers BLOODBATH have posted the following message on their official web site:

"Since this year's appearance at Wacken might not only be the first, but also the last gig for BLOODBATH, we've decided it will be shot for a future dvd release. Through who and when it will be released has yet to be confirmed."

As previously reported, BLOODBATH have parted ways with vocalist Peter Tägtgren due to "conflicting schedules," according to a posting on the group's web site. BLOODBATH will be utilizing the services of returning frontman Mike Åkerfeldt (OPETH) for their upcoming appearace at the Wacken Open Air festival on August 4 in Wacken, Germany.

BLOODBATH's lineup for Wacken Open Air festival:

Mike Åkerfeldt (OPETH) - Vocals
Anders "Blakkheim" Nyström (KATATONIA, DIABOLICAL MASQUERADE, BEWITCHED) - Guitar
Dan Swanö (NIGHTINGALE, EDGE OF SANITY) - Guitar
Jonas Renkse (KATATONIA, OCTOBER TIDE) - Bass
Axe - Drums

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