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MOTÖRHEAD, MINISTRY, CARNIVORE, MORBID ANGEL: Photos From WACKEN OPEN AIR Posted Online

A number of high-quality photos of reunited ATHEIST and CARNIVORE, along with ABORTED, ARCH ENEMY, CELTIC FROST, CHILDREN OF BODOM, DANKO JONES, FEAR FACTORY, LEGION OF THE DAMNED, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, MINISTRY, MORBID ANGEL, MOTÖRHEAD, NEVERMORE, SIX FEET UNDER, SOILWORK, SOULFLY, WHITESNAKE and WINTERSUN, taken at this year's Wacken Open Air festival — which took ...

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UNREST Replaces SAVAGE CIRCUS At Switzerland's METAL DAYZ Festival

UNREST has replaced SAVAGE CIRCUS on the billing of the Metal Dayz festival, set to take place August 4-6 at Z7 in Pratteln, Switzerland. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: Friday, August 4: 17.00-17.30 AEONBLACK (open air) 17.45-18.15 DARK DAY DUNGEON (indoors) 18.30-19.15 DREAMSIDE (open air) 19.30-20.15 CRUCIFIED BARBARA (indoors) 20.30-21.30 DEADSOUL ...

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DEADSOUL TRIBE Confirmed For Switzerland's METAL DAYZ Festival

DEADSOUL TRIBE, the group led by former PSYCHOTIC WALTZ frontman Buddy Lackey (a.k.a. Devon Graves), have been confirmed for the Metal Dayz festival, set to take place August 4-6 at Z7 in Pratteln, Switzerland. The festival running order is now shaping up as follows: Friday, August 4: 17.00-17.30 AEONBLACK (open air) 17.45-18.15 DARK DAY DUNGEON ...

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GOREFEST, MENDEED Confirmed For Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

GOREFEST, MENDEED and JUSTICE have been confirmed for the 2006 edition of the Earthshaker Fest, set to take place July 21-22 in Kreuth. In addition, BLIND GUARDIAN will appear at the event as special guests but will not perform. The band will hold a listening session for their upcoming album, "A Twist in the Myth" ...

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MARDUK Confirmed For Germany's HELLFLAME Festival

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have been confirmed for the Hellflame festival, set to take place September 2 at Eventcenter B51 in Osnabrück, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 1349 ADVERSUS CEPHALIC CARNAGE GOD DETHRONED GOREFEST MARDUK UNLEASHED WINTERSUN As previously reported, limited-edition CD/DVD boxsets of MARDUK's classic "La Grande ...

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HARMONY DIES, DRYROT Confirmed For Germany's UP FROM THE GROUND Festival

HARMONY DIES and DRYROT have been confirmed for the Up From The Ground festival, set to take place August 25-26 in Gemünden, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): CRIMINAL DAWN OF DISEASE DISMEMBER DRYROT ENDSTILLE GOD DETHRONED GOREFEST HARMONY DIES HEARSE JACK SLATER JAPANISCHE KAMPFHÖRSPIELE KOLDBRANN KORPIKLAANI LEGION OF ...

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HELLFUELED Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

HELLFUELED have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ARCH ENEMY ATHEIST BATTLELORE BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CALIBAN CARNIVORE CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM DANKO JONES D'ESPAIRSRAY DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN ...

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SATYRICON Pull Out Of Slovenia's METALCAMP; KREATOR, JON OLIVA'S PAIN Step In

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON have cancelled their previously announced appearance at the Metalcamp 2006 festival, set to take place July 21-23 in Tolmin, Slovenia. Commented the festival organizers: "Asking [the band's tour agency] for the reasons for the cancellation of the performance, we only got evasive answers and the certainty [is] that SATYRICON prefer to ...

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WINTERSUN Begin Recording New Album

WINTERSUN, the band led by former ENSIFERUM singer Jari Mäenpää, have posted the following message on their official web site: "We entered the studios [on May 2]. The day went setting up the drums, changing the drumheads, miking the drums, making the basic drumsound and Kai playing too fast all day long (and driving Nino ...

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OBITUARY, MORBID ANGEL Confirmed For Germany's UP FROM THE GROUND Festival

OBITUARY and MORBID ANGEL have been confirmed for the Up From The Ground festival, set to take place August 25-26 in Gemünden, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): CRIMINAL DAWN OF DISEASE DISMEMBER ENDSTILLE GOD DETHRONED GOREFEST HEARSE JACK SLATER JAPANISCHE KAMPFHöRSPIELE KOLDBRANN KORPIKLAANI LEGION OF THE DAMNED MORBID ...

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SODOM, JON OLIVA'S PAIN Confirmed For Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

SODOM and JON OLIVA'S PAIN have been confirmed for the 2006 edition of the Earthshaker Fest, set to take place July 21-22 in Kreuth. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ANNIHILATOR ARCH ENEMY BRAINSTORM CALIBAN COMMUNIC DEATHSTARS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EDGUY EKTOMORF ENSIFERUM EQUILIBRIUM EVERGREY HAMMERFALL JON OLIVA'S PAIN KATAKLYSM ...

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SOILWORK, SCAR SYMMETRY, MYSTIC PROPHECY Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

SOILWORK, SCAR SYMMETRY, MYSTIC PROPHECY, BLIND PETITION and ASTERIUS have been confirmed for the Metalcamp 2006 festival, set to take place July 21-23 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): Main Stage: AMON AMARTH ARCH ENEMY CALIBAN CATARACT DEATHSTARS DECAPITATED DIMMU BORGIR EDGUY EVERGREY EXCELSIS GOREFEST HEAVEN SHALL ...

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MORBID ANGEL Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

MORBID ANGEL have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ARCH ENEMY ATHEIST BATTLELORE BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CALIBAN CARNIVORE CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM DANKO JONES D'ESPAIRSRAY DIE ...

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SOILWORK, ONE MAN ARMY, SCAR SYMMETRY Confirmed For Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

SOILWORK, ONE MAN ARMY AND THE UNDEAD QUARTET and SCAR SYMMETRY have been confirmed for the 2006 edition of the Earthshaker Fest, set to take place July 21-22 in Kreuth. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ANNIHILATOR ARCH ENEMY BRAINSTORM CALIBAN COMMUNIC DEATHSTARS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EDGUY EKTOMORF ENSIFERUM EQUILIBRIUM ...

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VENOM Confirmed For Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

British black metal pioneers VENOM have been confirmed for the 2006 edition of the Earthshaker Fest, set to take place July 21-22 in Kreuth. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ANNIHILATOR ARCH ENEMY BRAINSTORM CALIBAN COMMUNIC DEATHSTARS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EDGUY EKTOMORF ENSIFERUM EQUILIBRIUM EVERGREY HAMMERFALL KATAKLYSM KNORKATOR NEVERMORE OPETH ...

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SUFFOCATION Confirmed For Germany's UP FROM THE GROUND Festival

SUFFOCATION and SILENT OVERDRIVE have been confirmed for the Up From The Ground festival, set to take place August 25-26 in Gemünden, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): CRIMINAL DISMEMBER GOD DETHRONED GOREFEST HEARSE JACK SLATER JAPANISCHE KAMPFHÖRSPIELE KORPIKLAANI LEGION OF THE DAMNED ONE MAN ARMY AND THE UNDEAD ...

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SATYRICON, CALIBAN Confirmed For Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

SATYRICON and CALIBAN have been confirmed for the 2006 edition of the Earthshaker Fest, set to take place July 21-22 in Kreuth. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ANNIHILATOR ARCH ENEMY BRAINSTORM CALIBAN COMMUNIC DEATHSTARS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EDGUY EKTOMORF ENSIFERUM EQUILIBRIUM EVERGREY HAMMERFALL KATAKLYSM KNORKATOR NEVERMORE OPETH RAGE SATYRICON ...

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SATYRICON, CALIBAN, MAROON Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP 2006 Festival

SATYRICON, CALIBAN and MAROON have been confirmed for the Metalcamp 2006 festival, set to take place July 21-23 in Tolmin, Slovenia. Meanwhile, SAXON cancelled their participation in the event. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): Main Stage: AMON AMARTH ARCH ENEMY CALIBAN CATARACT DEATHSTARS DECAPITATED DIMMU BORGIR EDGUY EVERGREY EXCELSIS ...

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VREID, CALIBAN Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

VREID and CALIBAN have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ATHEIST BATTLELORE BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CALIBAN CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM D'ESPAIRSRAY DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EKTOMORF EMPEROR END ...

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LORDI Confirmed For EARTHSHAKER FEST Kick-Off Concert

Finnish hard rockers LORDI, whose live show is described as "a combination of theatre, fire and horror," have been confirmed for the Earthshaker Fest kick-off concert on Thursday, July 20 in Kreuth, Germany. More acts for the pre-festival party are expected to be announced soon. This year's Earthshaker Fest is scheduled to take place July ...

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DISMEMBER, ONE MAN ARMY, WINTERSUN Confirmed For Germany's UP FROM THE GROUND Festival

DISMEMBER, ONE MAN ARMY AND THE UNDEAD QUARTET and WINTERSUN have been confirmed for the Up From The Ground festival, set to take place August 25-26 in Gemünden, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): CRIMINAL DISMEMBER GOD DETHRONED GOREFEST HEARSE JACK SLATER JAPANISCHE KAMPFHÖRSPIELE KORPIKLAANI LEGION OF THE DAMNED ...

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NOCTURNAL RITES Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish melodic metallers NOCTURNAL RITES have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ATHEIST BATTLELORE BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM D'ESPAIRSRAY DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EKTOMORF EMPEROR ...

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New Bands Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

BAREHANDED (Slovenia), INMATE (Slovenia), MORTIFERA (Slovenia), SKORBUT (Slovenia), EVIL BARDS (Italy), OUTCRY (Italy), BLEAK ORIGIN (Switzerland), SEPSIS (Austria) and XENESTHIS (Austria) have been confirmed for the "Talent Forum Stage" at the Metalcamp 2006 festival, set to take place July 21-23 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): Main ...

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