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KRISIUN Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

Brazilian death metallers KRISIUN have been confirmed for the With Full Force festival, set to take place July 4-6, 2008 at Flugplatz Roitzschjora in Löbnitz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 7 SECONDS A.O.K. AGNOSTIC FRONT BELPHEGOR BORN FROM PAIN BROILERS BRUTAL TRUTH CATARACT CAVALERA CONSPIRACY CONVERGE DARK FUNERAL DEATH BEFORE ...

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ARCH ENEMY, TEXTURES Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

ARCH ENEMY and TEXTURES have been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, July 4: IN FLAMES WINTERSUN HEAVEN SHALL BURN CATAMENIA OCTOBER FILE MACHINEMADE GOD HATE ALESTORM PENITENZIAGITE STAUB UND SCHATTEN Saturday, July 5: APOCALYPTICA CELTIC FROST ...

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A Mounting Crisis… - GRIEF OF WAR

Who knew that the most Germanic of the new wave of retro thrash bands would be from Japan? GRIEF OF WAR at their best are dealing in the kind of skittering, fast-paced, four-on-the-floor thrash that was the province of TANKARD and DEATHROW twenty years ago (though without the former's maniacal edge or the latter's technicality). ...

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KORPIKLAANI, ELUVEITIE, OCTOBER FILE Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

KORPIKLAANI, ELUVEITIE, OCTOBER FILE, DEAD BEYOND BURIED and BIOMECHANICAL have been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, July 4: IN FLAMES WINTERSUN HEAVEN SHALL BURN CATAMENIA OCTOBER FILE MACHINEMADE GOD HATE ALESTORM PENITENZIAGITE STAUB UND SCHATTEN Saturday, ...

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IZEGRIM Confirmed For Holland's DOKK'EM Open-Air Festival

Holland's IZEGRIM has been confirmed for the Dokk'em open-air festival, set to take place August 9, 2008 near Leeuwarden, Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: DIAMOND HEAD (UK) TRAIL OF TEARS (NO) VENGEANCE (NL) ANGER AS ART (USA) HEIDEVOLK (NL) INCURSION DEMENTA (NL) VORTEX (NL) TANKARD (D) IZEGRIM (NL) ...

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MORBID ANGEL, SOILWORK, FEAR MY THOUGHTS Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

MORBID ANGEL, SOILWORK, FEAR MY THOUGHTS, MISERY SPEAKS, MACHINEMADE GOD and SYBREED have been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, July 4: IN FLAMES WINTERSUN HEAVEN SHALL BURN CATAMENIA MACHINEMADE GOD HATE ALESTORM PENITENZIAGITE STAUB UND SCHATTEN ...

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TANKARD Confirmed For Holland's DOKK'EM Open-Air Festival

Long-running Frankfurt, Germany-based thrash metallers TANKARD have been confirmed for the Dokk'em open-air festival, set to take place August 9, 2008 near Leeuwarden, Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: DIAMOND HEAD (UK) TRAIL OF TEARS (NO) VENGEANCE (NL) ANGER AS ART (USA) HEIDEVOLK (NL) INCURSION DEMENTA (NL) VORTEX (NL) TANKARD (D) ...

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REQUIEM To Enter Studio In The Fall

Swiss death metallers REQUIEM will enter Stage One studio in Borgentreich, Germany in late November/early December with producer Andy Classen (LEGION OF THE DAMNED, DEW-SCENTED, TANKARD, HOLY MOSES, DISBELIEF, KRISIUN, CALLENISH CIRCLE) to begin recording their next album, entitled "Infiltrate... Obliterate... Dominate". The CD will feature 10 tracks with some musical and lyrical surprises. A ...

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ALESTORM Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

Scotland's ALESTORM has been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALESTORM APOCALYPTICA BEHEMOTH BRAINSTORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS FINNTROLL HEAVEN SHALL BURN HELLOWEEN IN FLAMES KATAKLYSM MERCENARY MINISTRY MYSTIC PROPHECY PERISHING MANKIND RAGE SAHG SKYFORGER SUBWAY TO ...

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HARDCORE SUPERSTAR Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

Swedish sleaze rockers HARDCORE SUPERSTAR have been confirmed for this year's instalment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place on June 27-28, 2008 in Balingen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGE OF EVIL AGENT STEEL BREAKER CONTRACRASH ENSIFERUM FORBIDDEN GRAVE DIGGER GREAT WHITE HARDCORE SUPERSTAR JUDAS PRIEST KORPIKLAANI ...

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SAHG Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

SAHG, the Norwegian heavy rockers who feature in their ranks members of GORGOROTH, MANNGARD and AUDREY HORNE, have been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: APOCALYPTICA BEHEMOTH BRAINSTORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS FINNTROLL HEAVEN SHALL BURN HELLOWEEN ...

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MANTICORA Announces New Keyboardist

Danish metallers MANTICORA have issued the following update: "As some of you might have seen, our North American tour that was to take place in February/March has been cancelled. It is sad that we, for the fifth time, have to write about a cancelled tour for MANTICORA, but it's nonetheless the truth, and out of ...

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IN FLAMES, SUBWAY TO SALLY Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

IN FLAMES and SUBWAY TO SALLY have been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: APOCALYPTICA BEHEMOTH BRAINSTORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS FINNTROLL HEAVEN SHALL BURN HELLOWEEN IN FLAMES KATAKLYSM MERCENARY MINISTRY MYSTIC PROPHECY PERISHING MANKIND RAGE SKYFORGER ...

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GRAVEWORM Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Italian dark metal band GRAVEWORM has been confirmed for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 14-16 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: ALL ENDS ASP BEHEMOTH BORN FROM PAIN DIABLO SWING ORCHESTRA GRAVEWORM ENDSTILLE ENSIFERUM EXODUS HEAVEN SHALL BURN KATAKLYSM KORPIKLAANI PRIMAL ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST have been confirmed as one of the headlining acts of next year's instalment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place on June 27-28, 2008 in Balingen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGE OF EVIL AGENT STEEL BREAKER CONTRACRASH ENSIFERUM FORBIDDEN GRAVE DIGGER ...

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FINNTROLL Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

Finland's FINNTROLL has been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: APOCALYPTICA BEHEMOTH BRAINSTORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS FINNTROLL HEAVEN SHALL BURN HELLOWEEN KATAKLYSM MERCENARY MINISTRY MYSTIC PROPHECY PERISHING MANKIND RAGE SKYFORGER TANKARD WINTERSUN For more information, visit ...

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APOCALYPTICA, MERCENARY Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

APOCALYPTICA and MERCENARY have been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: APOCALYPTICA BEHEMOTH BRAINSTORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS HEAVEN SHALL BURN HELLOWEEN KATAKLYSM MERCENARY MINISTRY MYSTIC PROPHECY PERISHING MANKIND RAGE SKYFORGER TANKARD WINTERSUN For more information, visit ...

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HELLOWEEN, MYSTIC PROPHECY Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

HELLOWEEN and MYSTIC PROPHECY have been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BEHEMOTH BRAINSTORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS HEAVEN SHALL BURN HELLOWEEN KATAKLYSM MINISTRY MYSTIC PROPHECY PERISHING MANKIND RAGE SKYFORGER TANKARD WINTERSUN For more information, visit

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QUEENSRŸCHE Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

QUEENSRŸCHE have been confirmed as one of the headlining acts for next year's instalment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place on June 27-28, 2008 in Balingen, Germany. The band will deliver a very special three-hour performance with the full "Operation: Mindcrime" sets along with a huge stage production including stage actors, ...

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SECRECY To Reunite For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

Acclaimed early '90s German metallers SECRECY will reunite for an appearance at next year's Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place June 27-28, 2008 at Messegelände in Balingen, Germany. The group's lineup for the performance will consist of the following musicians: Peter Dartin - Vocals Steve Kerby (a.k.a. Stephan Kerber) - Bass Manny Meccyca ...

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MINISTRY, BEHEMOTH, RAGE, KATAKLYSM Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

MINISTRY, BEHEMOTH, RAGE and KATAKLYSM are among the newly confirmed bands for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: CELTIC FROST MINISTRY BEHEMOTH RAGE KATAKLYSM WINTERSUN TANKARD HEAVEN SHALL BURN BRAINSTORM SKYFORGER CATAMENIA DARK FORTRESS PERSIHING MANKIND For more information, visit ...

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OBITUARY Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

Legendary Florida death metallers OBITUARY have been confirmed for next year's Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place June 27-28, 2008 at Messegelände in Balingen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGE OF EVIL AGENT STEEL BREAKER CONTRACRASH ENSIFERUM FORBIDDEN GRAVE DIGGER GREAT WHITE KORPIKLAANI LIZZY BORDEN OBITUARY ONSLAUGHT RAGE SAXON ...

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SKYCLAD Issues 2007 Recap

British "folk metal" act SKYCLAD has issued the following update: "Seeing as the site has been quiet for a while, we thought we should post a little note here to keep everyone informed as to all things SKYCLAD as we head towards the end of 2007. It has been, when all is said and done, ...

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INZEST: 'Skinstripped' Video Posted Online

Austrian deathcore band INZEST has made the video for the song "Skinstripped" available on YouTube. The track comes off the band's second album, "Grotesque New World", which will be released in early 2008 via Burnside Records. Watch the clip below. "Grotesque New World" was mixed and mastered at Stage One Studios with producer Andy Classen ...

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