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BENEDICTION, WITCHSORROW, ENFORCER, STEELWING Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK

BENEDICTION, WITCHSORROW, ENFORCER and STEELWING have been confirmed for the Sophie Lancaster Stage at the 10th-anniversary edition of the Bloodstock festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2010 at Catton Hall, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. Commented BENEDICTION bassist Frank Healy: "Bloodstock were the first festival in the U.K. to take notice of BENEDICTION in 2007 and ...

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SHADE EMPIRE Splits With DYNAMIC ARTS RECORDS

Finnish metallers SHADE EMPIRE have issued the following update: "SHADE EMPIRE has ended co-operation with Dynamic Arts. Cooperation ran for the last two albums. Now it was time to denounce and to direct all eyes to the future. "Terminating the contract took place at the end of last year but for technical reasons is informed ...

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ANVIL Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Canadian metal legends ANVIL have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 ALICE COOPER ANVIL ARCH ENEMY AMORPHIS ASTRAL DOORS ATROCITY BROILERS BRUTUS CALIBAN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CORVUS CORAX CRUCIFIED BARBARA ...

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AMORAL: New Audio Interview Available

Rock Choice recently conducted an interview with guitarist Ben Varon and vocalist Ari Koivunen of Finnish metallers AMORAL. The chat is now available for streaming using the audio player below. AMORAL recently parted ways with guitarist Silver Ots and replaced him with Valtteri Hirvonen. AMORAL toured Europe last fall with AMORPHIS and BEFORE ...

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Budapest Museum Opens Exhibition On Finnish Metal

According to Caboodle.hu, an exhibition presenting Finland's metal music will open in Budapest's Museum of Ethnography on Friday, organizer Timea Bata told MTI on Tuesday. The event, focusing primarily on metal groups AMORPHIS, NIGHTWISH and CHILDREN OF BODOM, is connected to last year's exhibition dubbed "What are Finns like?" Bata said. "Last year ...

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BLACK SUN AEON: Entire 'Routa' Album Available For Streaming

BLACK SUN AEON's second album, "Routa", is scheduled for release on March 31. The follow-up to "Darkness Walks Beside Me" is a double album featuring a Finish-winter theme and consisting of two parts — "Side A", called "Talviaamu" ["Wintermorning"], and "Side B", dubbed "Talviyö" ["Winternight"]. "Routa" track listing: 01. Core of Winter 02. Frozen 03. ...

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KILLING MACHINE Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK Festival

U.S. metallers KILLING MACHINE have been confirmed for the 10th-anniversary edition of the Bloodstock festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2010 at Catton Hall, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMORPHIS ANDROMEDA BEHEMOTH BLACK SPIDERS BLOODBATH CANNIBAL CORPSE CHILDREN OF BODOM DEVIN TOWNSEND DORO EDGUY ENSIFERUM ...

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IN MOURNING: New Concert Footage Available

Video footage of IN MOURNING's March 13, 2010 concert at Kulturhus in Vansbro, Sweden can be viewed below (courtesy of "AlexanderDover"). "Monolith", the second full-length album from IN MOURNING, was released in Europe on January 25 and in North America on February 16. The CD was recorded, mixed and mastered at Black Lounge Studio in ...

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FREI.WILD Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

German hard rockers FREI.WILD have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 ALICE COOPER ARCH ENEMY AMORPHIS ASTRAL DOORS ATROCITY BROILERS BRUTUS CALIBAN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CORVUS CORAX CRUCIFIED BARBARA DEAD ...

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BRUTUS Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Dutch death metallers BRUTUS have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 ALICE COOPER ARCH ENEMY AMORPHIS ASTRAL DOORS ATROCITY BROILERS BRUTUS CALIBAN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CORVUS CORAX CRUCIFIED BARBARA DEAD ...

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THUNDERSTONE's 'Dirt Metal' To Receive European Release Via SPV

"Dirt Metal", the fifth studio album from Finnish metallers THUNDERSTONE, will receive a European release on May 24 via Steamhammer/SPV Records. The CD was made available in Finland in September 2009 via Sony Music Finland. A video for the CD's first single, "I Almighty", can be viewed below. "Dirt Metal" track listing: 01. Rebirth 02. ...

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AMORPHIS: 'Forging Europe Tour Part II' Dates Announced

Finnish metallers AMORPHIS have announced the details of the second part of the "Forging Europe" tour. The dates are as follows: Nov. 05 - Pumpehuset - Copenhagen, Denmark Nov. 06 - Metal Festival - Aalborg, Denmark Nov. 07 - Markthalle - Hamburg, Germany Nov. 09 - Cathouse - Glasgow, Scotland Nov. 10 - Academy 3 ...

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POISONBLACK: New Audio Interview Available

Italy's Musica Metal web site recently conducted an interview with Tarmo Kanerva, founding member and drummer for the Finnish gothic metal band POISONBLACK (which features in its ranks former SENTENCED frontman Ville Laihiala). Tarmo spoke, among other topics, about the "depressive" lyrical themes on the group's latest album, "Of Rust And Bones", and the new ...

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SVARTSOT Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Danish folk metal band SVARTSOT has been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 ALICE COOPER ARCH ENEMY AMORPHIS ASTRAL DOORS ATROCITY BROILERS CALIBAN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CORVUS CORAX CRUCIFIED BARBARA DEAD ...

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ROTTING CHRIST Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Greek extreme metal veterans ROTTING CHRIST have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 ALICE COOPER ARCH ENEMY AMORPHIS ASTRAL DOORS ATROCITY BROILERS CALIBAN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CORVUS CORAX CRUCIFIED BARBARA ...

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MAMBO KURT Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

MAMBO KURT, the German artist who does covers of various mainstream and classical/modern rock hits, has been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 ALICE COOPER ARCH ENEMY AMORPHIS ASTRAL DOORS ATROCITY ...

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MAD MAX Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

German melodic rockers MAD MAX have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 ALICE COOPER ARCH ENEMY AMORPHIS ASTRAL DOORS ATROCITY BROILERS CALIBAN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CORVUS CORAX CRUCIFIED BARBARA DEAD ...

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LOCK UP Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Grindcore supergroup LOCK UP — featuring AT THE GATES frontman Tomas Lindberg, Anton Reisenegger of PENTAGRAM and CRIMINAL on guitar, NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury and ex-DIMMU BORGIR and TESTAMENT drummer Nick Barker — has been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in ...

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BLACK SUN AEON's TUOMAS SAUKKONEN Discusses Making Of 'Routa'

Stalkermusic recently conducted an interview with Tuomas Saukkonen (BLACK SUN AEON, BEFORE THE DAWN, THE FINAL HARVEST, DAWN OF SOLACE). Watch the chat below. BLACK SUN AEON will release its second CD, "Routa" (Finnish for "ground frost"), on March 31. The follow-up to "Darkness Walks Beside Me" is a double album with a Finish-winter theme ...

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LIZZY BORDEN Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

California metallers LIZZY BORDEN have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 ALICE COOPER ARCH ENEMY AMORPHIS ASTRAL DOORS ATROCITY BROILERS CALIBAN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CORVUS CORAX CRUCIFIED BARBARA DEAD MEANS ...

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KILLING MACHINE Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

U.S. metallers KILLING MACHINE have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 ALICE COOPER ARCH ENEMY AMORPHIS ASTRAL DOORS ATROCITY BROILERS CALIBAN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CORVUS CORAX CRUCIFIED BARBARA DEAD MEANS ...

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