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German Music Channel To Air Second WACKEN OPEN AIR Report

Following the overwhelmingly positive respose to last weekend's report on this year's Wacken Open Air festival, German music channel VIVA will broadcast a second report this coming weekend. Among the live performances that are expected to be featured in the program (airing Sunday, Sept. 12 beginning at 10:30 pm CET) are those from MOTÖRHEAD, EKTOMORF, ...

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STORMWARRIOR Replace DARKSEED At Germany's NIGHT OF POWER Festival

STORMWARRIOR have replaced DARKSEED on the billing for the Night of Power festival, scheduled to be held on October 16 at the Live-Factory in Adelsheim (near Würzburg), Germany. STORMWARRIOR, who have previously collaborated with producer Kai Hansen (ex-HELLOWEEN, currently in GAMMA RAY), are said to be very much inspired by HELLOWEEN's "Walls of Jericho" album ...

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BRAINSTORM, EKTOMORF Confirmed For Germany's NIGHT OF POWER Festival

German power metallers BRAINSTORM and the Hungarian thrashcore band EKTOMORF have been confirmed as the headliners of the Night of Power festival on October 16 at the Live-Factory in Adelsheim (near Würzburg), Germany. The event, which will double as a birthday party of the German webzine PowerMetal.de, will feature performances from the following artists (in ...

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EKTOMORF To Support FEAR FACTORY In Spain

Hungarian hardcore/thrash quartet EKTOMORF have been confirmed as the support act for FEAR FACTORY at four gigs in Spain. The details are as follows: Jul. 12 – Barcelona, SPA - Razzmatazz 2 Jul. 13 - Madrid, SPA - Arena Jul. 14 - Murcia, SPA - Super Chuys Jul. 16 - Victoria, SPA - Azkena Upcoming ...

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GREEN CARNATION Confirmed For Slovenia's METAL CAMP Festival

GREEN CARNATION, the Norwegian band featuring Tchort (a.k.a. Terje Vik Schei, ex-EMPEROR, SATYRICON, EINHERJER), are the latest band confirmed for the first installment of the Metal Camp festival, a two-day event set to take place August 20-21 in Tolbin, Slovenia. GREEN CARNATION will play the main stage on August 21. The festival is being co-produced ...

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DISBELIEF Replace GRIMFIST At Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

German death metallers DISBELIEF have replaced Norway's GRIMFIST at the 11th edition of With Full Force festival, a three-day event set to be held July 2-4 at airport Roitzschjora, Löbnitz near Leipzig, Germany. GRIMFIST were forced to withdraw from the festival following their split with drummer Horgh (HYPOCRISY, ex-IMMORTAL). The complete list of bands confirmed ...

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APOCALYPTICA Confirmed For Slovenia's METAL CAMP Festival

Finnish string combo APOCALYPTICA are the latest band confirmed for the first installment of the Metal Camp festival, a two-day event set to take place August 20-21 in Tolbin, Slovenia. The festival is being co-produced by Austrian and Slovenian booking agencies and will take place at a "very beautiful location" which can host up to ...

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ABORTED To Enter Studio In December

Belgian gory death metallers ABORTED will enter Antfarm Studios in Denmark in December with producer Tue Madsen (THE HAUNTED, PANZERCHRIST, MNEMIC, EKTOMORF, DESTINY) to begin recording their new full-length album, tentatively due in early 2005 through Listenable Records. ABORTED, who recently announced the addition of drummer Gilles Delecroix to the group's ranks, released a mini-CD, ...

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SOULFLY Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

SOULFLY have been confirmed for the 11th edition of With Full Force festival, a three-day event set to be held July 2-4 at airport Roitzschjora, Löbnitz near Leipzig, Germany. The complete list of bands set to appear at the festival is as follows: A.O.K. ADJUDGEMENT AGNOSTIC FRONT ATROCITY BEATSTEAKS BENEDICTION BILLY TALENT BLOOD FOR BLOOD ...

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DISBELIEF Sign With NUCLEAR BLAST

German death metallers DISBELIEF have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The group will enter the studio in the fall with producer Tue Madsen (THE HAUNTED, MNEMIC, EKTOMORF) to begin recording their sixth album, tentatively due in early 2005. DISBELIEF's fifth album, "Spreading The Rage", was released in North America last month through Nuclear ...

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Belgium's MORDA To Support PRO-PAIN In Europe

Belgium's leading metalcore act MORDA will embark on the "Fistful of Hate" European tour as support for PRO-PAIN, together with DISBELIEF and EKTOMORF. MORDA will be presenting their newest record "Eighty Six" during 15 days of "death on the dance floor chaos" in Belgium, France, Germany and The Netherlands. Here are the dates: Mar. 12 ...

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GRIFFIN Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Norwegian metallers GRIFFIN have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-8, 2004 in Wacken, Germany. The list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: AFTER FOREVER AMON AMARTH ANTHRAX ARCH ENEMY BAL-SAGOTH BRAINSTORM BÖHSE ONKELZ CANNIBAL CORPSE CATHEDRAL CHILDREN OF BODOM DEATH ...

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PRO-PAIN Finalize Track Listing For New Album

PRO-PAIN have finalized the track listing for their eighth studio album, "Fistful of Hate", due on April 6 through Candlelight Records. The CD will arrive in Europe on March 1 on Continental Entertainment/Soulfood Music. "Fistful of Hate" track listing: 01. Can You Feel It? 02. Left For Dead 03. Godspeed (feat. Stephan Weidner of BÖHSE ...

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KOTIPELTO Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

KOTIPELTO, the Finnish band led by former STRATOVARIUS singer Timo Kotipelto, has been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-8, 2004 in Wacken, Germany. The list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: AFTER FOREVER AMON AMARTH ANTHRAX BAL-SAGOTH BRAINSTORM BÖHSE ONKELZ CANNIBAL ...

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DEATH ANGEL Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL have been officially confirmed for the 2004 edition of Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-8, 2004 in Wacken, Germany. According to an official newsletter from the festival's organizers, next year's event will be a celebration of the festival's 15th anniversary with special performances ...

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PRO-PAIN: European Tour Dates Announced

PRO-PAIN will be embarking on the "Fist Full Of Hate Tour" of Europe beginning in early March. Support on the tour will come from DISBELIEF (March 14–26), PX-PAIN and EKTOMORF (March 12–26) and EKTOMORF and DARK DUNGEON (March 27–April 09). The dates are as follows: Mar. 12 - Saint Nazaire, FRA @ Vipp Mar. 13 ...

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AFTER FOREVER, THUNDERSTONE Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Holland's AFTER FOREVER and Finland's THUNDERSTONE have been officially confirmed for the 2004 edition of Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-8, 2004 in Wacken, Germany. According to an official newsletter from the festival's organizers, next year's event will be a celebration of the festival's 15th anniversary with special performances by "new ...

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DEICIDE Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Florida death metallers DEICIDE have been officially confirmed for the 2004 edition of Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-8, 2004 in Wacken, Germany. According to an official newsletter from the festival's organizers, next year's event will be a celebration of the festival's 15th anniversary with special performances by "new hits, old ...

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DIO To Enter Studio In January

The songwriting process for the new DIO record is coming along nicely, and if all goes as planned, the band should be ready to start recording sometime in January 2004, according to a post on the group's web site. In other news, DIO have been officially confirmed for the 2004 edition of Wacken Open Air ...

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ANTHRAX, CHILDREN OF BODOM, MAYHEM Confirmed For WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

ANTHRAX, BAL-SAGOTH, CATHEDRAL, CHILDREN OF BODOM, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DESTRUCTION, EKTOMORF, HYPOCRISY, MAYHEM, SCHANDMAUL and ZODIAC MINDWARP are the latest bands confirmed for the 2004 edition of Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-8, 2004 in Wacken, Germany According to an official newsletter from the festival's organizers, next year's event will be a ...

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