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MY DYING BRIDE, DEATHSTARS, LEGION OF THE DAMNED Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

MY DYING BRIDE, DEATHSTARS and LEGION OF THE DAMNED have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19 in the Ostalbkreis district in Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): APOSTASY ASP BLOODFLOWERZ CARNAL FORGE CORVUS CORAX DEATHSTARS FEAR MY THOUGHTS ...

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LACUNA COIL, ARCH ENEMY, TROUBLE, EXODUS Confirmed For NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FESTIVAL

LACUNA COIL, ARCH ENEMY, TROUBLE, CHIMAIRA, SUFFOCATION, GAMMA RAY and EXODUS are among the confirmed bands for the eighth annual New England Metal And Hardcore Festival, set to take place Friday-Sunday, April 28-30 at The Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts. Friday tickets are $35.00; Saturday and Sunday individual day tickets are $40.00. Three-day passes are $109.50. ...

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NECROPHAGIST Announce New Guitarist

German death metallers NECROPHAGIST have announced the addition of Helsinki, Finland-based guitarist Sami Raatikainen (CODEON) to the group's ranks. "We look forward to working together with an extremely talented fella, as we never met someone working faster or harder before," the band write in a statement. "We would also like to thank the applicants that ...

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NECROPHAGIST: More Canadian Tour Dates Announced

German death metallers NECROPHAGIST will be teaming up with ION DISSONANCE, ARSIS and ALARUM for a Canadian tour between June 1 and June 10. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 01 - Quebec (QC) - TBA Jun. 02 - Montreal, Quebec (QC) - Club Soda *** Jun. 03 - Quebec City, Quebec (QC) - Campus ...

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NECROPHAGIST To Tour U.S. In April/May

German death metallers NECROPHAGIST have announced plans to play a series of U.S. dates in April/May prior to their previously announced concerts in Canada (which are scheduled to take place in early June). The band will play approximately 30 shows covering the entire country, including an appearance at this year's Maryland Deathfest, to take place ...

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MISERY INDEX: More Tour Dates Announced

MISERY INDEX, the Baltimore-based quartet is comprised of founder Jason Netherton (bass, vocals), John "Sparky" Voyles (guitar), Adam Jarvis (drums) and Mark Kloeppel (guitar), have announced two shows in Puerto Rico in early March. The group's itinerary is shaping up as follows: Feb. 04 - Marietta, GA - The Darkside Feb. 05 - Baltimore, MD ...

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NECROPHAGIST: Canadian Support Acts Announced

The NECROPHAGIST Canadian tour has been confirmed and will take place in the provinces of Quebec and Ontario from June 1 to June 10, 2006. For their first visit to Canada, the German band will be touring with ION DISSONANCE (Canada), ARSIS (United States) and ALARUM (Australia). The first official dates are June 2 in ...

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NECROPHAGIST Frontman Disputes Promoter's Account Of BOLT THROWER's Italian Cancellation

NECROPHAGIST vocalist/guitarist Muhammed Suiçmez has refuted an Italian promoter's account of the cancellation of the group's Jan. 18 gig in Prato, Italy with headliners BOLT THROWER. In a statement issued on Thursday, the MetalMillennium agency blamed the show' cancellation on BOLT THROWER's "rock-star' attitudes and their unprofessional attitudes that were incosistent with their ...

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BOLT THROWER Explain Italian Concert Cancellation

BOLT THROWER were forced to cancel their previously announced January 18 gig in Prato, Italy due to the club's "dangerous electricity problem." An official statement on the matter from the group's bassist, Jo Bench, reads as follows: "Due to serious problems with the electricity supply in the venue BOLT THROWER, [along with tourmates] MALEVOLENT CREATION, ...

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NIGHTRAGE Looking Forward To European Tour Kick-Off

Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE, who released their highly acclaimed second full-length album, "Descent Into Chaos", on Century Media Records in 2005, are are about to hit the road throughout Europe supporting BOLT THROWER on their Those Still Loyal Europe 2006 tour. Commented NIGHTRAGE axeman Marios Iliopoulos: "This is the first European tour for the ...

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DISMEMBER, PUNGENT STENCH Confirmed For MARYLAND DEATHFEST

DISMEMBER, PUNGENT STENCH and VITAL REMAINS are among the confirmed bands for next year's Maryland Deathfest, set to take place May 27-28, 2006 at the Sonar in Baltimore. The complete lineup for the festival is as follows: ANATA BENEATH THE MASSACRE BURNT BY THE SUN BUTCHER ABC CATHETER CENOTAPH CLITEATER DEMILICH DISFEAR DISMEMBER ELECTRO QUARTERSTAFF ...

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MOONSPELL Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL are the latest confirmed band for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19, 2006 in the Ostalbkreis district in Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): APOSTASY BLOODFLOWERZ FEAR MY THOUGHTS FINNTROLL HEAVEN SHALL BURN KREATOR LENG TCH'E LUMSK MOONSPELL ...

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KREATOR Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Long-running German thrashers KREATOR are the latest confirmed band for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19, 2006 in the Ostalbkreis district in Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): APOSTASY BLOODFLOWERZ FEAR MY THOUGHTS FINNTROLL HEAVEN SHALL BURN KREATOR LENG TCH'E LUMSK ...

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LENG TCH'E Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Belgian grindcore quintet LENG TCH'E are the latest confirmed band for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19, 2006 in the Ostalbkreis district in Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): APOSTASY BLOODFLOWERZ FEAR MY THOUGHTS FINNTROLL HEAVEN SHALL BURN LENG TCH'E LUMSK ...

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REGICIDE, UNDERTOW Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

REGICIDE and UNDERTOW are the latest confirmed bands for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19, 2006 in the Ostalbkreis district in Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): APOSTASY ASP BLOODFLOWERZ FEAR MY THOUGHTS FINNTROLL HEAVEN SHALL BURN LUMSK NEAERA NECROPHAGIST POTENTIA ...

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NECROPHAGIST, TRAIL OF TEARS Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

NECROPHAGIST, TRAIL OF TEARS, PSYCHOPUNCH, BLOODFLOWERZ, APOSTASY, THE OTHER and POTENTIA ANIMI are the latest confirmed bands for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19, 2006 in the Ostalbkreis district in Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): APOSTASY BLOODFLOWERZ FEAR MY THOUGHTS ...

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NECROPHAGIST To Tour Canada For The First Time

German death metallers NECROPHAGIST will tour the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec between June 1 and June 10, 2006. The tour is being organized by Maurice Richard from Rockatak Productions, who handled DECAPITATED's Canadian trek in early December. Cities that will be covered on the tour include Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City. More details, ...

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NECROPHAGIST To Headline Germany's LUDWIGSHAFEN DEATHFEST

German death metallers NECROPHAGIST have been confirmed as the headliners of the Ludwigshafen Deathfest, set to take place October 22 at Das Haus in Ludwigshafen/Rhein, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: NECROPHAGIST (Germany) SANATORIUM (Slovakia) CRANIOTOMY (Slovakia) INFECTED MALIGNITY (Japan) ARSEBREED (Netherlands) MENTAL DEMISE (Ukraine) IMPURE (Spain) VOMIT THE SOUL (Italy) INFECDEAD ...

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RELAPSE To Reissue The Complete ATHEIST Collection

Relapse Records has announced the forthcoming reissue of the entire recorded works of seminal technical metal pioneers ATHEIST. ATHEIST was one of the first truly adventurous bands to break out of the late '80s death metal underground. In addition to ATHEIST's albums (1989's "Piece of Time", 1992's "Unquestionable Presence", and 1993's "Elements") being benchmarks of ...

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NATRON Confirmed For Czech Republic's BRUTAL ASSAULT FEST

Italian death metallers NATRON have been confirmed for the next edition of the Brutal Assault Fest, set to take place August 11-13 in Olomouc, Czech Republic. Other bands scheduled to appear at the festival include KRISIUN, NECROPHAGIST, ROOT, and CALLENISH CIRCLE. In other news, NATRON's "House of Festering" video is currently featured on the Italian ...

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France's FURY FEST: Complete Schedule Announced

The complete schedule has been announced for the 2005 edition of Fury Fest, set to take place June 24-26 in Le Mans, France. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, June 24: Main Stage: 00.15 - 1.15 JELLO BIAFRA AND THE MELVINS 22.30 - 23.15 ANTHRAX 21.00 - 21.45 MILLENCOLIN 19.30 - 20.15 ...

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NECROPHAGIST Cancel European Tour Dates

NECROPHAGIST guitarist/vocalist Muhammed Suicmez has posted the following message in the "Forum" section of the band's official web site: "Due to health problems that will prevent me from performing on stage or leaving Stuttgart, NECROPHAGIST is unfortunately forced to cancel our upcoming tours with MORBID ANGEL and NILE as well as our own shows. The ...

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