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OPETH Pays Tribute To Classic Heavy Metal Artists

Swedish metallers OPETH have issued the following update: "A memorable evening for any OPETH fan took place on September 8th and 9th at the notorious Anchor Bar in central Stockholm, Sweden. Martin Mendez (bass), Axe [Martin Axenrot; drums] and Fredrik Åkesson [guitar] played a full-on heavy metal cover set fronted by Mats Levén [KRUX, ex-YNGWIE ...

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INCRAVE Begins Recording New Album

Swedish metallers INCRAVE are in the studio recording the follow-up to their self-titled debut album which came out earlier in the year on Sweden's Ulterium Records. The new CD will be mixed and mastered by Per Ryberg (BLOODBOUND, MORGANA LEFAY, TAD MOROSE) and the covert art will be painted by Kristian Wåhlin (AT THE GATES, ...

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CANDLEMASS: First Footage From Headlining Tour Posted Online

Fan-filmed footage of CANDLEMASS' September 1, 2007 headlining performance at The Rock in Copenhagen, Denmark can be viewed below. A four-minute video interview with CANDLEMASS members Leif Edling and Robert Lowe conducted at the Jalometalli 2007 festival — which took place place August 17-18 at Club Teatria in Oulu, Finland — has been posted on ...

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THERION Side-Project DEMONOID Working On New Material

DEMONOID, the Swedish old-school death/thrash metal project featuring THERION members Kristian Niemann (guitar) and Johan Niemann (bass) along with former SOILWORK/CHIMAIRA drummer Richard Evensand, is working on material for its second full-length CD, tentatively due next year. "The writing for the new album is going quite well....it will crush," says Kristian. "Of course. Imagine a ...

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NARNIA: Cover Of JERUSALEM Track Posted Online

Swedish epic/melodic metallers NARNIA have posted a newly recorded song, "In His Majesty's Service" on their MySpace page. The track was originally written and recorded by the Swedish band JERUSALEM back in 1985. NARNIA's version of the song is featured on the group's 10th-anniversary "best of" album, "Decade of Confession", which has just ...

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SATYRICON Confirmed For Japan's LOUDPARK 07 Festival

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON have been confirmed for the Loudpark 07 festival, set to take place October 20-21 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama City, Japan. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Saturday, October 20, 2007: HEAVEN AND HELL BLIND GUARDIAN TRIVIUM MACHINE HEAD AS I LAY DYING NOCTURNAL RITES FASTWAY THERION ...

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APOCALYPTICA: 'I'm Not Jesus' Single Available For Streaming

Finnish metal cellists APOCALYPTICA have made their new single, "I'm Not Jesus", available for listening via their official web site. In addition to the title cut, this "premium single" also contains the title song from the band's upcoming "Worlds Collide" album, an instrumental version of "S.O.S. (Anything But Love)" and the video clip to the ...

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CANDLEMASS: 20th Anniversary Concert To Be Released On DVD

Legendary Swedish doomsters CANDLEMASS filmed their 20th anniversary concert on March 31, 2007 at Stockholm's Kolingsborg for an upcoming DVD, tentatively due in October/November via Snapper/Peaceville. CANDLEMASS performed with no less than seven (!) different vocalists — including the band's former singers Johan Langquist and Tomas Vikström, plus the group's latest addition, Robert Lowe of ...

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LION'S SHARE: Swedish Dates Announced

Swedish melodic metal masters LION'S SHARE have scheduled three dates in Sweden in September: Sep. 13 - Club Helter Skelter – Stockholm, SWE (w/ TRAKTOR, MINDSHIFT) Sep. 14 - Wasteland - Gävle, SWE (w/ BLOODBOUND) Sep. 15 - Rockland - Sala, SWE (w/ BLOODBOUND) LION'S SHARE's video for the song "The Edge of the Razor" ...

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ARCH ENEMY Confirmed For Japan's LOUDPARK Festival

Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY have been confirmed for the Loudpark 07 festival, set to take place October 20-21 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama City, Japan. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Saturday, October 20, 2007: HEAVEN AND HELL BLIND GUARDIAN TRIVIUM MACHINE HEAD AS I LAY DYING NOCTURNAL RITES FASTWAY ...

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DIMMU BORGIR, IMMORTAL, IN FLAMES, POSSESSED, SACRED REICH: Photos From WACKEN Available

Photos of BLIND GUARDIAN, DIMMU BORGIR, IMMORTAL, IN FLAMES, POSSESSED, SACRED REICH and TYPE O NEGATIVE taken at this year's Wacken Open Air festival — which was held August 2-4 in Wacken, Germany — have been posted at the Metal-Experience.com web site. Included are pictures of the following artists: AMORPHIS BLIND GUARDIAN BLITZKRIEG DESTRUCTION DIMMU ...

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RAMMSTEIN, THREE DAYS GRACE Frontmen Guest On New APOCALYPTICA CD

RAMMSTEIN frontman Till Lindemann and THREE DAYS GRACE's Adam Gontier are among the newly revealed guest singers who are featured on the upcoming album from Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA, entitled "Worlds Collide". Lindemann reportedly appears on the song "Helden", which is said to be a German-language cover version of the DAVID BOWIE classic "Heroes". "Worlds ...

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DRACONIAN To Open For THERION In Israel

Swedish gothic doom metal band DRACONIAN will play its first show in Israel opening for THERION on August 30 at Merkaz Hayeridim in Tel Aviv. DRACONIAN's setlist will include songs from its entire discography and special t-shirts will be designed for the show. DRACONIAN will enter Fascination Street Studio (KATATONIA, OPETH) in Örebro, Sweden in ...

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CELLADOR Confirmed For Japan's LOUDPARK 07 Festival

Nebraska-based power metallers CELLADOR have been confirmed for the Loudpark 07 festival, set to take place October 20-21 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama City, Japan. Commented CELLADOR guitarist Chris Petersen: "So it has finally happened, CELLADOR is on their way to Japan! Even in the bands unsigned days, we had known and greatly ...

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FASTWAY, TESLA Confirmed For Japan's LOUDPARK 07 Festival

FASTWAY and TESLA have been confirmed for the Loudpark 07 festival, set to take place October 20-21 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama City, Japan. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Saturday, October 20, 2007: HEAVEN AND HELL BLIND GUARDIAN TRIVIUM MACHINE HEAD AS I LAY DYING NOCTURNAL RITES FASTWAY THERION STILL ...

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THERION Signs New Five-Album Deal With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

THERION mainman Christofer Johnsson has issued the following update: "I'm happy to announce that I've officially just prolonged the contract with Nuclear Blast Records for another five albums. Our souls now belongs to the innovative and dedicated little label from the village of Donzdorf [Germany], who through hard work and and honest dedication over the ...

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APOCALYPTICA: New Album Title, Release Date Revealed

Finnish cello-rockers APOCALYPTICA have set "Worlds Collide" as the title of their new album, due in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on September 14 via G.U.N. Records. The first single, "I'm Not Jesus", featuring a guest appearance by Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT, STONE SOUR), will precede the album on August 31. Other confirmed guest musicians on the ...

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SABBAT Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Reunited British thrashers SABBAT have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The lineup is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 1349 ALL THAT REMAINS AMORPHIS ANIMAL ALPHA BELPHEGOR BENEDICTUM BLACK MAJESTY BLIND GUARDIAN BLITZKRIEG CANNIBAL CORPSE CHTHONIC COMMUNIC DESTRUCTION DIE ...

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