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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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COMMUNIC, THREAT SIGNAL Confirmed For Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

COMMUNIC and THREAT SIGNAL have been confirmed for this year's Earthshaker Fest, set to take place July 21-22 in Kreuth, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ANNIHILATOR ARCH ENEMY BRAINSTORM COMMUNIC DEATHSTARS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EDGUY EKTOMORF ENSIFERUM EQUILIBRIUM EVERGREY HAMMERFALL KATAKLYSM KNORKATOR NEVERMORE OPETH RAGE SAXON TESTAMENT THREAT ...

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WHITESNAKE Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

WHITESNAKE 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 END OF GREEN FINNTROLL ...

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ANNIHILATOR Confirmed For Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

Canadian thrashers ANNIHILATOR have been confirmed for this year's Earthshaker Fest, set to take place July 21-22 in Kreuth, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ANNIHILATOR ARCH ENEMY BRAINSTORM DEATHSTARS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EDGUY EKTOMORF ENSIFERUM EQULIBRIUM EVERGREY HAMMERFALL KATAKLYSM KNORKATOR NEVERMORE OPETH RAGE SAXON TESTAMENT WINTERSUN ...

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OPETH, HAMMERFALL, KNORKATOR Confirmed For Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

HAMMERFALL, OPETH and KNORKATOR have been confirmed for this year's Earthshaker Fest, set to take place July 21-22 in Kreuth, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ARCH ENEMY BRAINSTORM DEATHSTARS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EDGUY EKTOMORF ENSIFERUM EQULIBRIUM EVERGREY HAMMERFALL KATAKLYSM KNORKATOR NEVERMORE OPETH RAGE SAXON TESTAMENT WINTERSUN ...

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OPETH Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

Sweden's OPETH 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: Main Stage: AMON AMARTH ARCH ENEMY CATARACT DEATHSTARS DECAPITATED DIMMU BORGIR EDGUY EVERGREY GOREFEST HEAVEN SHALL BURN HYPOCRISY KATAKLYSM MY DYING BRIDE NEVERMORE ONE MAN ARMY & THE ...

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EDGUY Confirmed For Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

German melodic metallers EDGUY have been confirmed for this year's Earthshaker Fest, set to take place July 21-22 in Kreuth, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ARCH ENEMY BRAINSTORM DEATHSTARS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EDGUY EKTOMORF ENSIFERUM EQULIBRIUM EVERGREY KATAKLYSM NEVERMORE RAGE SAXON TESTAMENT WINTERSUN More bands will be announced ...

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ARCH ENEMY, GOREFEST, HYPOCRISY, MY DYING BRIDE Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

ARCH ENEMY, GOREFEST, HYPOCRISY and MY DYING BRIDE 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: Main Stage: AMON AMARTH ARCH ENEMY CATARACT DEATHSTARS DECAPITATED DIMMU BORGIR EDGUY EVERGREY GOREFEST HEAVEN SHALL BURN HYPOCRISY KATAKLYSM MY DYING BRIDE ...

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ROTTEN SOUND Part Ways With Drummer, Announce Replacement

Drummer Kai Hahto has left Finland's ROTTEN SOUND in order to concentrate more on his family and his other band WINTERSUN. His replacement is Sami Latva of DEATHBOUND fame. Commented the band in a statement: "Two weeks ago Sami Latva joined ROTTEN SOUND to replace our longtime drummer Kai Hahto. We are very excited about ...

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SAXON, ARCH ENEMY, RAGE, TESTAMENT Confirmed For Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

SAXON, ARCH ENEMY, RAGE, EKTOMORF, TESTAMENT and ENSIFERUM have been confirmed for the 2006 edition of the Earthshaker Fest, set to take place July 21-22 in Kreuth, Germany (the event was previously held in Geiselwind). The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ARCH ENEMY BRAINSTORM DEATHSTARS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EKTOMORF ENSIFERUM ...

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WE And THE DOGMA Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Norwegian quartet WE and Italy's THE DOGMA 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 DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EKTOMORF ...

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NEVERMORE, KATAKLYSM, EVERGREY Confirmed For Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

NEVERMORE, KATAKLYSM and EVERGREY are among the confirmed bands for the 2006 edition of the Earthshaker Fest, set to take place July 21-22 at an as-yet-undisclosed location in Germany (the event was previously held in Geiselwind). The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BRAINSTORM DEATHSTARS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EQUILIBRIUM EVERGREY KATAKLYSM ...

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SCORPIONS Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Long-running German hard rockers SCORPIONS 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 DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EKTOMORF EMPEROR END ...

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DEATHSTARS Enter German Album Chart At No. 87

DEATHSTARS's sophomore album, "Termination Bliss", has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 87. As previously reported, DEATHSTARS have been confirmed as the support act for LACUNA COIL on March 5 at the Forum in London, England. DEATHSTARS's video for the track "Cyanide" has been posted online at this location. The ...

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MYSTIC CIRCLE Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

According to their record label (Dockyard 1), German "dark Satanic metal band" MYSTIC CIRCLE have 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 CANNIBAL ...

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DEATHSTARS To Support LACUNA COIL In London

Sweden's DEATHSTARS have been confirmed as the support act for LACUNA COIL on March 5 at the Forum in London, England. DEATHSTARS's video for the track "Cyanide" has been posted online at this location. The song comes off the group's sophomore album, "Termination Bliss", which was released in Europe on January 27 via ...

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BATTLELORE Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Finnish "fantasy metal" band BATTLELORE 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 CANNIBAL CORPSE CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EKTOMORF ...

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SIX FEET UNDER Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Florida-based death metallers SIX FEET UNDER 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 ATHEIST BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CANNIBAL CORPSE CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER ...

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SILENT VOICES Complete Work On Third Album

SILENT VOICES, the Finnish melodic metal band featuring SONATA ARCTICA keyboardist keyboardist Henrik Klingenberg, REQUIEM/MENTAL CARE FOUNDATION bassist Pasi Kauppinen and SENTIMENT singer Michael Henneken, have completed work on their third album. Entitled "Building up the Apathy" the CD's musical direction is being described as "considerably more progressive" than that on the group's previous album, ...

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