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SUFFOCATION Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

SUFFOCATION has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CANNIBAL CORPSE ...

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RIOT: 'Immortal Soul' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Legendary U.S. metal band RIOT has revealed the cover artwork and track listing for its new album, "Immortal Soul", which will be released on October 21 in Japan via Marquee/Avalon; October 26 in Scandinavia; October 28 in Germany; Austria and Switzerland; October 31 in the rest of Europe; and November 22 in the U.S. and ...

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OVERKILL Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

OVERKILL has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CANNIBAL CORPSE ...

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WHIPLASH Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

WHIPLASH has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CANNIBAL CORPSE ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

CANNIBAL CORPSE has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CANNIBAL ...

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VIRGIN STEELE Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

VIRGIN STEELE has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CORONER ...

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RIOT Signs With STEAMHAMMER/SPV

Legendary U.S. metal band RIOT has inked a deal with Steamhammer/SPV Records for all territories excluding Japan. The band's new album, "Immortal Soul", will be released on October 28 in Germany, October 31 in the rest of Europe and early November in the U.S. and Canada. With lineup changes knocking their momentum and the Eighties ...

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THERION: New Video Interview With SNOWY SHAW

Natalie of Onslaught Radio conducted an interview with vocalist Snowy Shaw of Swedish progressive/experimental metallers THERION at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 12-14, 2011 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. THERION's latest album, "Sitra Ahra", sold around ...

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TANKARD, GOD DETHRONED Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL

TANKARD and GOD DETHRONED have been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ...

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RIOT, AMARANTHE To Support HAMMERFALL On European Tour

American metal icons RIOT will be the "special guests" on the first leg of dates on Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL's upcoming "European Outbreak 2011" tour. Support on all dates will comes from AMARANTHE. Commented HAMMERFALL singer Joacim Cans: "For thirty years I have been a true and devoted RIOT fan. Albums like 'Fire Down Under' ...

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HAMMERFALL Singer Doesn't Understand How BIOHAZARD Could Copyright Biological Hazard Symbol

Calum Robson of RushOnRock.com recently conducted an interview with vocalist Joacim Cans of Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. RushOnRock.com: Would you say [the new HAMMERFALL album] "Infected" takes a more traditional metal stance as opposed to the power metal that has described your sound? Joacim ...

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MINISTRY Is Back! 2012 WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival Appearance Confirmed

The reactivated MINISTRY, SCORPIONS, HAMMERFALL, AMON AMARTH and GAMMA RAY are the newly confirmed bands for next year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2012 in Wacken, Germany. Also scheduled to appear are U.D.O. and CRADLE OF FILTH. MINISTRY's "farewell" tour, the "C-U-LaTour", started its North American leg ...

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DOOGIE WHITE's Solo Album Due In The Fall

Metal Mind Productions will release Doogie White's solo album, "As Yet Untitled", on October 24 in Europe and November 7 in the U.S. (via MVD). This Scottish vocalist came to the attention of the worldwide audience when Ritchie Blackmore asked him to be the lead singer in his reformed RAINBOW. They recorded one album together ...

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One - FULLFORCE

FULLFORCE, the name's got a powerful ring to it, wouldn't you say? It is what one might expect of an act full of veteran power/trad metal players, including vocalist Mike Andersson (CLOUDSCAPE, SILENT MEMORIAL, PLANET ALLIANCE), guitarist Stefan Elmgren (HAMMERFALL), drummer Anders Johansson (HAMMERFALL, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), guitarist Carl-Johan Grimmark (NARNIA), and bassist Tommy Larsson (HEED). ...

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HAMMERFALL Announces 'European Outbreak' Tour

Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL will embark on a European headlining tour, "European Outbreak 2011", in October. Commented HAMMERFALL guitarist Oscar Dronjak: "Beginning on October 25th and ending on December 10th, we will embark on the real tour for [the latest HAMMERFALL album] 'Infected'. Dubbed 'European Outbreak', this will show the very best side of HAMMERFALL, ...

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HAMMERFALL Guitarist Interviewed At Finland's SONISPHERE (Video)

Kaaos TV conducted a video interview with guitarist Oscar Dronjak of Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL at the Finnish installment of the Sonisphere festival on July 2, 2011 at Kalasatama in Helsinki. You can now watch the chat below. HAMMERFALL's new album, "Infected", sold around 1,700 copies in the United States in its first week of ...

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HAMMERFALL Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL

Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL have been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ...

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THERION: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire HELLFEST Concert

Professionally filmed video footage of THERION's entire June 19, 2011 performance at Hellfest in Clisson, France can be viewed below (courtesy of Arte [Association Relative la Tlvision Europenne], a Franco-German TV network). THERION's latest album, "Sitra Ahra", sold around 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at ...

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HAMMERFALL: 'Infected' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Infected", the new album from Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL, sold around 1,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD debuted at No. 16 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in ...

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HAMMERFALL's 'Infected' Enters Swedish Chart At No. 2

"Infected", the new album from Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL, entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 2 (right behind LADY GAGA!). The CD was released in Europe on May 20 and will be made available in North America on June 7 via Nuclear Blast Records. Laying down the foundation themselves ...

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