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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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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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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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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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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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NORTHER: New Album Details Revealed

Century Media Records will release the new album from Finnish metallers NORTHER, entitled "N", on the following dates: Feb. 13 - Finland Feb. 22 - Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, BeNeLux Feb. 25 - UK, France, Denmark, Greece, Norway Feb. 26 - Spain, Portugal Feb. 29 - Sweden, Hungary The CD was recorded and produced by ...

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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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NORTHER Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Century Media Records has announced the signing of Finnish metal band NORTHER. The history of NORTHER dates back to the year 1996 when Petri Lindroos (who also joined ENSIFERUM as lead vocalist/guitarist in 2004) and some friends started playing together under the moniker REQUIEM. In 2000 Kristian Ranta (guitar) stepped in and the band released ...

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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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'20 Years Of Nuclear Blast' DVD Trailer Available

A three-minute trailer for the forthcoming "20 Years of Nuclear Blast" two-DVD set can be viewed below. Due on November 30 via Nuclear Blast, the collection — as the title implies — celebrates the 20th anniversary of the German metal label, featuring two DVDs with almost six hours' worth of footage, including 70 promotional clips ...

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Finnish 'Guitar Heroes' Album: More Details Revealed

11 of the most respected and talented Finnish heavy metal guitarists came together in the studio to record an album for everyone who loves virtuous playing and guitar solos from outer space. With internationally acclaimed shredders like Alexi Laiho and Roope Latvala (CHILDREN OF BODOM), Timo Tolkki (STRATOVARIUS) and Emppu Vuorinen (NIGHTWISH) showing their skills, ...

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SWALLOW THE SUN Drummer Forced To Miss North American Tour

SWALLOW THE SUN drummer Pasi Pasanen is forced to miss the Finnish band's North American tour with INSOMNIUM, KATATONIA and SCAR SYMMETRY due to "work-related issues." He will be temporarily replaced by Kai Hahto (WINTERSUN, ex-ROTTEN SOUND). The trek is scheduled to kick off September 4 in West Springfield, Virginia and run through September 26 ...

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STRATOVARIUS, CHILDREN OF BODOM, NIGHTWISH Members Featured On 'Guitar Heroes' CD

Timo Tolkki (STRATOVARIUS), Alexi Laiho (CHILDREN OF BODOM), Roope Latvala (CHILDREN OF BODOM), Emppu Vuorinen (NIGHTWISH), and Esa Holopainen (AMORPHIS) are among the guitarists featured on the instrumental album called "Guitar Heroes", due in Finland on November 7, 2007 via Sony BMG. The rhythm section consists of bassist Lauri Porra (STRATOVARIUS, WARMEN) and drummers Jaska ...

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Former SOILWORK Guitarist To Set Up Recording Studio In Nashville

Former SOILWORK guitarist Peter Wichers, who has most recently worked as a songwriter/producer in California, has just delivered the masters to Nuclear Blast Records for a project that he has been working on for over a year. The CD, which will most likely be released under the "Nuclear Blast All-Stars" banner, features 10 "brand-spanking-new" songs ...

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WINTERSUN: New Album Delayed

WINTERSUN guitarist/vocalist Jari Mäenpää (ex-ENSIFERUM) has issued the following update: "The mix has been cancelled and the release of [the second WINTERSUN album] 'Time' is delayed even more. I'm sorry to disappoint everyone...again, but the album is not gonna be released this year. And unfortunately Nino has the Sonic Pump Studios booked full for this ...

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WINTERSUN Gig Interrupted By Western European Blackout

WINTERSUN's appearance last night (November 4) at the Burning Fall festival in Lichtenfels, Bavaria was interrupted by a complete electric blackout. This blackout began at 10:13 p.m. in the Cologne area of Germany and the domino effect caused a cascade of electricity cuts throughout Western Europe. (Read an Associated Press report at this ...

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WINTERSUN To Mix New Album In May

Drummer Kai Hahto of WINTERSUN, the Finnish band led by former ENSIFERUM singer Jari Mäenpää, has issued the following update: "We have to inform you that the last three shows which were in Sweden and Norway are not going to happen in the upcoming European tour. AMON AMARTH are heading straight from Europe to support ...

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SAVAGE CIRCUS, EKTOMORF, WINTERSUN Confirmed For Germany's LAST NIGHT ON EARTH FESTIVAL

SAVAGE CIRCUS, EKTOMORF, WINTERSUN, EQUILIBRIUM and DISBELIEF are among the confirmed bands for the Last Night On Earth Festival, set to take place December 16 at Bürgerhaus in Anröchte (near Ruhrgebiet), Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: SAVAGE CIRCUS EKTOMORF WINTERSUN EQUILIBRIUM LEGION OF THE DAMNED GRAVEWORM DISBELIEF ENDSTILLE END OF GREEN ...

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WINTERSUN: Self-Titled Debut To Be Reissued With Bonus DVD

WINTERSUN, the band led by former ENSIFERUM singer Jari Mäenpää, will have its self-titled debut album, which originally came out in 2004, reissued in a "Special Tour Edition" on September 22 via Nuclear Blast Records. In addition to the regular album, the package will include a live DVD containing footage from the band's performance the ...

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