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ENTOMBED Confirmed For Sweden's METALTOWN Festival

Long-running Swedish metallers ENTOMBED have been confirmed for the Metaltown festival, set to take place this Saturday, June 30 at Frihammen in Gothenburg, Sweden. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: SLAYER (US) MACHINE HEAD (US) MASTODON (US) ENTOMBED (S) MUSTASCH (S) HARDCORE SUPERSTAR (S) RAISED FIST (S) ILL NINO (US) MARDUK (S) ...

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SOMBER, MARIONETTE Confirmed For Sweden's METALTOWN Festival

SOMBER and MARIONETTE have been confirmed for the Metaltown festival, set to take place June 30 at Frihammen in Gothenburg, Sweden. The two bands were added to the event after winning a contest that was held in Gothenburg. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: BACKWATER CANDLEMASS CULT OF LUNA DIGRESSION ASSASSIN HARDCORE ...

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STRATOVARIUS Confirmed For Finland's TUSKA Festival

Finnish melodic metallers STRATOVARIUS have been confirmed for the Tuska open-air festival, set to take place June 29 - July 1 at Kaisaniemi in Helsinki, Finland. STRATOVARIUS will top the bill on Sunday, July 1. A total of 32 bands on three stages will perform over the course of three days. In addition to this, ...

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MOONSPELL Confirmed For Finland's TUSKA Festival

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL have been confirmed for the Tuska open-air festival, set to take place June 29 - July 1 at Kaisaniemi in Helsinki, Finland. A total of 32 bands on three stages will perform over the course of three days. In addition to this, a couple of dozen bands will be appearing at the ...

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MUSTASCH, BACKWATER Confirmed For Sweden's METALTOWN Festival

MUSTASCH, SYCONAUT, DIGRESSION ASSASSIN and BACKWATER have been confirmed for the Metaltown festival, set to take place June 30 at Frihammen in Gothenburg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BACKWATER (S) CANDLEMASS (S) CULT OF LUNA (S) DIGRESSION ASSASSIN (S) HARDCORE SUPERSTAR (S) ILL NINO (US) MACHINE HEAD (US) MARDUK (S) MASTODON ...

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M.A.N Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

M.A.N, the new band formed out of the ashes of Sweden's TRANSPORT LEAGUE (featuring former MNEMIC frontman Tony Jelencovich), has been confirmed for the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 6-9 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The band will perform on June 7 at 7:30 p.m. on the Restaurant Stage. The festival billing is shaping ...

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LOCH VOSTOK Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Sweden's LOCH VOSTOK has been confirmed for the Sweden Rock Festival, which is set to take place June 6-9 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The band will perform on June 8 at 7:30 p.m. on the Restaurant Stage. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Wednesday, June 6: THE AUSTRALIAN PINK FLOYD SHOW ANNIHILATOR NOCTURNAL RITES ...

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DREAMLAND Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Sweden metallers DREAMLAND have been confirmed for the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 6-9 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Wednesday, June 6: THE AUSTRALIAN PINK FLOYD SHOW ANNIHILATOR NOCTURNAL RITES WOLF CRASHDIET BLACK DEBBATH CRAZY LIXX RANDY PIPER'S ANIMAL VOMITORY BALTIMOORE ANDROMEDA MOUNTAIN OF POWER SWITCHBLADE ...

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CANDLEMASS Confirmed For Sweden's METALTOWN Festival

Swedish doomsters CANDLEMASS have been confirmed for the Metaltown festival, set to take place June 30 at Frihammen in Gothenburg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: CANDLEMASS CULT OF LUNA HARDCORE SUPERSTAR ILL NINO MACHINE HEAD MARDUK MASTODON MESHUGGAH NINE RAISED FIST SLAYER SONIC SYNDCATE STONE SOUR STURM UND DRANG Commented CANDLEMASS: ...

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FLYLEAF: Rescheduled Dates Announced

FLYLEAF has announced the details of the rescheduled dates which were postponed last month singer so that frontwoman Lacey Mosley could recover from "intense temporary throat damage." The new dates are as follows: Jun. 19 - Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall Jun. 22 - Minneapolis, MN @ Myth Jun. 23 - Madison, WI @ ...

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Memory of a Dream - TRANSMISSION0

With every batch of pre-pubescent hardcore polliwogs in too-tight ironic shirts doing third-rate ISIS and PELICAN impressions lately, it's easy to be suspicious when another band comes along fusing apocalyptic chords and dark, brooding atmospheres. Thankfully, TRANSMISSION0 have been around the block a little (releasing an unheralded debut on the Go Kart label some time ...

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FLYLEAF Postpones Tour Dates

FLYLEAF has postponed five dates on its current headlining tour in order to allow singer Lacey Mosley to rest her vocal cords. She has issued the following statement on the matter: "I'm so sorry, everyone. We have been working very hard to get to see all of you and play in all of your towns. ...

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THIN LIZZY, KRUX, WARRIOR SOUL Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

THIN LIZZY, FOCUS, KRUX, WARRIOR SOUL and SWITCHBLADE have been confirmed for the 2007 edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 6-9 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AEROSMITH (US) AFTER FOREVER (NL) ALL ENDS (S) AMON AMARTH (S) ANNIHILATOR (CAN) AXEL RUDI ...

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VICTORY RECORDS Expands Into Tour Booking

Victory Records, Inc. has established a tour booking department, adding to the company's current, forward-thinking structure. "With many record companies in a state of contraction, it is exciting for us to be continually building and adding new divisions," said Tony Brummel, Victory's founder. "This newly established department will book live performances, tours and events for ...

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FLYLEAF Guitarist: What I Did During Holiday Season

FLYLEAF guitarist Jared Hartmann has issued the following update: "I guess I will take this time to fill everyone in on what's been going on with us for the past month or so. "After the Music As A Weapon tour ended, we were able to fly home for Christmas and that was great. I got ...

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THE PROJECT HATE Announces New Record Deal

THE PROJECT HATE, the Swedish band featuring Lord K. Philipson (GOD AMONG INSECTS, ex-LEUKEMIA), Jörgen Sandström (ex-ENTOMBED, GRAVE), bassist Michael Håkansson (ENGEL, ex-EVERGREY), guitarist Petter S. Freed (2 TON PREDATOR) and singer Jo Enckell (IGNORANCE BLISS), has posted the following message on its official web site: "Over the last few months, while we have been ...

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FLYLEAF Confirmed For Christian Music Fest

Launch Radio Networks reports: FLYLEAF is among the bands confirmed to perform at this year's Cornerstone Festival, according to MTV.com. The Christian music event is scheduled to take place between June 25 and June 30 in Bushnell, Illinois and will also feature appearances from SWITCHFOOT, UNDEROATH, EMERY, ANBERLIN, DISCIPLE and others. Even though all the ...

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FLYLEAF: Limited-Edition 'Music As A Weapon' EP To Benefit WORLD VISION

In conjunction with the "Music As A Weapon Tour" — also featuring DISTURBED, STONE SOUR and NONPOINT — Texas-based FLYLEAF is issuing the limited-edition "Music As A Weapon" EP, available only at shows, featuring four original non-album tracks: "Fully Alive" (acoustic live performance), "Justice and Mercy", "Much Like Falling", and "Christmas Song". All proceeds from ...

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NOCTURNE Schedules First Show In Over A Year

Industrial-metal rockers NOCTURNE have just confirmed their first show in over a year, scheduled for November 11 at the Whisky in Hollywood. Joining NOCTURNE's Lacey Conner (vocalist) and Chris Telkes (guitar) for this exclusive performance is Sin from REVOLTING COCKS on bass and Adrian from POWERMAN 5000 on drums. XEO3 are slotted as the headlining ...

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KURT COBAIN Is The Top Earning Dead Celebrity

Reuters reports that rock 'n' roll legend Elvis Presley ceded his crown to NIRVANA lead singer Kurt Cobain on Forbes.com's list as the top-earning dead celebrity. The list, published on Tuesday, said grunge rocker Cobain earned $50 million between October 2005 and October 2006. Presley wound up in the No. 2 slot with ...

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FLYLEAF Singer Recalls First Time Seeing KORN

Launch Radio Networks reports: FLYLEAF is jumping from one major tour to another, finishing up the Family Values trek with KORN last month and getting ready for DISTURBED's Music As A Weapon jaunt in November. Singer Lacey Mosley told Launch that her favorite moment from Family Values was seeing KORN for the first time. "They ...

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FLYLEAF Gets Personal On 'Fully Alive'

Launch Radio Networks reports: FLYLEAF's second single, "Fully Alive", is a very personal song for lead singer Lacey Mosley. Although she wouldn't go into detail, Mosley told Launch that the tune is about a close friend's longtime battle against illness. "It's about the singer for TRUST COMPANY, Kevin (Palmer), his wife Layla," she said. "She's ...

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FLYLEAF Enjoying Their Own Tour

Launch Radio Networks reports: FLYLEAF just wrapped up the initial leg of its first headlining tour over the weekend and will fly to Europe for some festival shows before coming back to the States to begin the second leg on June 17 in Birmingham, Alabama. Singer Lacey Mosley told Launch that the band enjoys being ...

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THE BERZERKER: U.K. Tour Announced

Australian industrial death metal phenomenon THE BERZERKER have announced a rare U.K. tour in what will make their first-ever live appearances without their masks. The touring THE BERZERKER lineup will include three previous touring members: Luke "The Berzerker" Kenny - Vocals Matt Wilcox (now in AKERCOCKE) - Guitar Sam Bean – Bass, Vocals Ed Lacey ...

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