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MANOWAR's MAGIC CIRCLE FESTIVAL To Be Held Annually

At last weekend's (July 6-7) Magic Circle Festival in Bad Arolsen, Germany, bassist Joey DeMaio of MANOWAR — who organized the event — reportedly announced that the festival will be held annually from now on. On the first day of next year's gathering, MANOWAR will sign as much stuff as they can and will give ...

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RHAPSODY: 'Legendary' Drum Kit For Sale

A drum kit used by original RHAPSODY (now known as RHAPSODY OF FIRE) drummer and band co-founder Daniele Carbonera during the recordings of the band's "Legendary Tales" and "Symphony of Enchanted Lands" albums is being auctioned via eBay at this location. The kit. which is said to be in "perfect condition," comes with ...

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MANOWAR Performs Bulgarian National Anthem; Video Available

MANOWAR performed a three-hour show as the headliner of the third and final day of the annual Kaliakra Rock Festival on June 30 in Bulgaria's seaside town of Kavarna. It was a dream come true for 20,000 Bulgarian fans who were lucky enough to write history together with their favorite group — the concert entered ...

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MOB RULES Confirmed For Germany's MAGIC CIRCLE FESTIVAL

German melodic metallers MOB RULES have been confirmed for the Magic Circle Festival, set to take place on July 6-7 in Bad Arolsen, Germany. Besides different sets of MANOWAR on each day, the Magic Circle Festival will also feature performances by GAMMA RAY, MAJESTY, HOLYHELL, STORMWARRIOR, MESSIAH'S KISS, DAVID SHANKLE GROUP, LION'S SHARE, HEAVENLY, IMPERIA ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's Concert In Bulgaria Attended By 8,000

According to News.bg, 8,000 people attended MOTÖRHEAD's concert on Friday (June 29), the second day of the Kaliakra Rock Fest in Kavarna, Bulgaria. MOTÖRHEAD kicked off the show with "Dr. Rock" and "I Got Mine" from "Another Perfect Day", before performing several songs from "Inferno" and "Sacrifice", and climaxing with "Killed By Death" ...

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HEAVEN AND HELL Performs In Bulgaria; Photos Available

HEAVEN AND HELL — the band featuring BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi and bassist Geezer Butler, singer Ronnie James Dio, and drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO) — performed live in Kavarna, Bulgaria Thursday night (June 28) in front of about 6,000 people. The group was the first-night headliner of the three-day Kaliakra Rock Fest, ...

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MANOWAR Featured In Germany's DER SPIEGEL Magazine

This week's edition of Germany's Der Spiegel magazine, which came out today (Monday, June 25), features a four-page article on the heavy metal scene with particular focus on the legendary U.S. band MANOWAR. MANOWAR bassist Joey DeMaio was interviewed by the magazine and offers some insight into his personal life, such as how he became ...

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MELIAH RAGE: Live Dates Announced

Boston metallers MELIAH RAGE have scheduled the following dates: Jul. 21 - Snowbound Club - Winchendon, MA Aug. 24 - Good Times Emporium Rock Club - Somerville, MA Oct. 20 - Mark's Showplace - Bedford, NH (w/ OVERKILL) MELIAH RAGE guitarist Anthony Nichols has been busy writing music for the band's next record, tentatively due ...

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IMPERIA, SAIDIAN Confirmed For Germany's MAGIC CIRCLE FESTIVAL

IMPERIA and SAIDIAN have been confirmed for the Magic Circle Festival, set to take place on July 6-7 in Bad Arolsen, Germany. Due to visa and immigration complications, GALAXY was forced to cancel its appearance. Besides different sets of MANOWAR on each day, the Magic Circle Festival will also feature performances of GAMMA RAY, MAJESTY, ...

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Bulgaria's KALIAKRA ROCK FEST: Support Acts Announced

Joker Media has announced the complete billing for this year's edition of the Kaliakra Rock Fest, set to take place on June 28-30 at the Kaliakra Stadium in Kavarna, Bulgaria. It is as follows: Thursday, June 28, 2007: HEAVEN AND HELL B.T.R. SOLARIS Friday, June 29, 2007: MOTÖRHEAD SJK GRANULOM Saturday, June 30, 2007: MANOWAR ...

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MANOWAR's MAGIC CIRCLE FESTIVAL Adds Second Date

MANOWAR's Magic Circle Festival has been officially extended to two days. The festivities will now begin on July 6, 2007, in addition to the original date of July 7, 2007. The festival will take place in Bad Arolsen, Germany with the amazingly low admission price of 10 euros for each day. Tickets for July 7 ...

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MANOWAR: 'Gods Of War Live' Track Listing Revealed

MANOWAR's new double live album, "Gods of War Live" will be released on July 6, 2007. This over-two-hour-long manifestation of pure power will feature the entire set list of the recently completed leg of the "Demons, Dragons and Warriors Tour 2007". The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Manowar 02. Call To ...

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DAVID SHANKLE GROUP To Release 'Hellborn' In July

DAVID SHANKLE GROUP (DSG), the band led by former MANOWAR guitarist David Shankle, will release its new album, "Hellborn", on July 6 through Magic Circle Music. According to a press release, "Hellborn" is "a very different animal to [its predecessor], 'Ashes to Ashes' [2003], and offers something for all fans of true metal. "David is ...

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VADER Frontman Checks In

Polish death metal veterans VADER have just returned home from Germany, where they appeared at three festivals: Sundown (May 25), Rock Hard (May 26) and Hellraiser (May 27). Commented VADER frontman Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek: "With the shows in Abtsgmund, Gelsenkirchen and Wurzen we started the festivals in Germany. Three really great hits in the land, ...

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HOLYHELL Confirmed For Bulgaria's KALIAKRA ROCK FEST

HOLYHELL, the female-fronted newcomer band from MANOWAR's Magic Circle Music, has been confirmed for the the third day of the Kaliakra Rock Fest, set to take place June 30 at the Kaliakra Stadium in Kavarna, Bulgaria. Closing the day's festivities will be the headliners MANOWAR. During the first two days of the Kaliakra Rock Fest ...

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MANOWAR: More 'Gods Of War Live' Details Revealed

MANOWAR's new double live album, "Gods of War Live" will be released on July 6, 2007. This over-two-hour-long manifestation of pure power will feature the entire set list of the just-completed leg of the "Demons, Dragons and Warriors Tour 2007", including songs like "The Oath", "Mountain", "Warriors Of The World", "The Gods Made Heavy Metal" ...

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STORMWARRIOR Confirmed For MAGIC CIRCLE FESTIVAL

German band STORMWARRIOR has been added to the lineup of the Magic Circle Festival, set to take place on July 7, 2007 in Bad Arolsen, Germany. STORMWARRIOR will not be performing only their own material but will also feature GAMMA RAY's Kai Hansen on vocals during a very special set which will include many of ...

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DEW-SCENTED Replaces NAGLFAR At Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

German thrashers DEW-SCENTED have replaced NAGLFAR on the billing of this year's edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place May 25-27 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The lineup is now as follows (in alphabetical order): AMON AMARTH ARMORED SAINT AXEL RUDI PELL BULLET CATARACT CRUCIFIED BARBARA DARK FUNERAL DEATH ANGEL DEW-SCENTED GRAVE DIGGER HAMMERFALL ...

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