FATES WARNING/ENGINE frontman Ray Alder has been confirmed to make a special guest appearance at Progpower USA IV, which takes place at Atlanta's Earthlink Live on September 5 and 6. Alder will perform at the event with Sensory recording artists REDEMPTION, now featuring vocalist Corey Brown, formerly of PSYCO DRAMA and currently in MAGNITUDE NINE . Other artists set to appear at ProgPower include Finland's NIGHTWISH and Germany's RAGE, both making exclusive U.S. appearances, New Jersey's SYMPHONY X, Sweden's EVERYGREY, Florida's CIRCLE II CIRCLE, Germany's VANDEN PLAS, Italy's SECRET SPHERE, Denmark's MERCENARY, and Norway's PAGAN'S MIND.

Other special guests will be added in the coming months.

Tickets for the festival will go on sale at 10 a.m. EDT on May 5 via all Ticketmaster outlets. Only 800 general admission tickets are available. All 300 "Gold Badge" tickets for the show sold out within two days over six weeks ago. Last year's festival — which featured BLIND GUARDIAN, GAMMA RAY, ANGRA, EDGUY, THRESHOLD, PAIN OF SALVATION, DEVIN TOWNSEND, SILENT FORCE, ZERO HOUR, and READING ZERO — sold out in just six days, four months in advance of the show. Tickets were sold to 36 States and 18 countries as far away as Japan.

ProgPower USA is an affiliate of the ProgPower Europe festival and is sponsored by Pacific Drums, Sabian Symbols, Evans Drumheads, Shure Microphones, Sensory Records, and Metal Ages Media.

Visit www.progpowerusa.com for complete event information.


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