MANOWAR To Headline Romania's B'ESTFEST

According to, MANOWAR will headline the last day of the B'estfest on July 5, 2009 in Bucharest, Romania. The festival will take place between July 2 and July 5, and the last day of the four-day event, dubbed "The Aftershock," is dedicated solely to heavy metal fans.

The "Magic Circle Festival Volume II" DVD, featuring MANOWAR's performance at the second annual Magic Circle Festival, is scheduled for release on November 27. The package features two discs packed with never-before-seen footage of songs from the first six MANOWAR albums — including some songs that have never been performed or presented on CD or DVD before. This is the first opportunity to get songs like "Blow Your Speakers", "Death Tone", "Pleasure Slave", "Violence and Bloodshed" and "Kingdom Come" on DVD. This DVD also includes the first-ever live performance of MANOWAR's epic "The Crown and the Ring". The "Magic Circle Festival Volume II" DVD also includes exclusive footage of MANOWAR's record-breaking sound check, an exclusive backstage tour with Joey DeMaio, footage from the festival's battle of the bands, fan interviews and footage from the festival performances by HOLYHELL, METALFORCE, JACK STARR'S BURNING STAR, TITANIUM BLACK, K.O.B.U.S. and more. In addition to festival footage, the DVD will also include exclusive rare and never-before-seen video footage from MANOWAR's personal archive detailing the band's early days, including early tour footage, recording sessions, interviews, stories and "making-of" footage surrounding each of the legendary first six MANOWAR albums. The DVD set will also include exclusive footage of MANOWAR's unprecedented record-breaking five-hour-and-10-minute show in Kavarna, Bulgaria, a documentary of the Bulgaria performance and MANOWAR performing the Bulgarian national anthem — "Mila Rodino" — with full orchestra and choir.

The DVD set was mixed by Grammy nominee Rich Breen in full 5.1 Surround Sound and will be available in a special-edition package. The special limited-edition package is available for pre-order at "The Kingdom of Steel" online store and comes complete with a unique steel book case and a 32-page booklet. An even more limited autographed edition of 100 serial-numbered copies is also available and can be personalized to each fan by MANOWAR themselves.


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