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EVERGREY, SIX FEET UNDER Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

EVERGREY and SIX FEET UNDER have been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALESTORM APOCALYPTICA ARCH ENEMY BEHEMOTH BIOMECHANICAL BRAINSTORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS DEAD BEYOND BURIED DRONE ELUVEITIE EVERGREY FEAR MY THOUGHTS FINNTROLL GORILLA MONSOON HACRIDE ...

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ONSLAUGHT Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

Reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALESTORM APOCALYPTICA ARCH ENEMY BEHEMOTH BIOMECHANICAL BRAINSTRORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS DEAD BEYOND BURIED DRONE ELUVEITIE FEAR MY THOUGHTS FINNTROLL GORILLA MONSOON HATE HEAVEN SHALL ...

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THRASH ASSAULT 2 Final Running Order Announced

SABBAT, ONSLAUGHT and AT WAR are among the confirmed bands for the Thrash Assault 2 festival, set to take place February 23, 2008 in Würzburg, Germany at Soundpark-Ost (ex-Rockpalast). The final running order is as follows: 15:00 doors 16:00 - 16:30 NOCTURNAL 16:50 - 17:20 RUNAMOK 17:40 - 18:20 GAMA BOMB 18:40 - 19:25 DESASTER ...

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CEPHALECTOMY: 'The Igniting Tempest' Video Posted Online

Canadian death/grind metallers CEPHALECTOMY have posted their video for the song "The Igniting Tempest" on YouTube. Watch the clip below. The song was recorded to help promote the band's upcoming EP, "The Dream Cycle Mythos", a 23-minute long song which is being released this spring and will have an onslaught of guest vocalists. Originally formed ...

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AT WAR Confirmed For Germany's THRASH ATTACK II Festival

Reunited Virginia thrash metal legends AT WAR have been confirmed for the Thrash Attack II festival in Wuerzburg, Germany. The festival will take place February 23 at Soundbarp Ost and will feature additional performances from SABBAT, ONSLAUGHT, PROTECTOR, and other acts. In the mid-1980s AT WAR was unleashed on the metal scene, prompting Kerrang! magazine ...

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CARNAL FORGE: New Lineup Revealed, Audio Sample Available

Swedish thrashers CARNAL FORGE have confirmed that they have parted ways with Jari Kuusisto (rhythm guitar) and Jens C. Mortensen (vocals). "We are sorry not to have the guys on board anymore, and we wish them all the best for the future," the group writes in a statement. "We want to thank them for all ...

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POWERTRIP: 'Patriots' Video Posted Online

Swedish female-fronted alternative rock/metal band POWERTRIP (photo) last year recorded the official song for Swedish floorball team Patriots. Longtime Patriots fans, POWERTRIP tracked the cut live and members from the club and fanclub helped out with some serious kick-ass chanting! Commented POWERTRIP bassist Peter Uvén: "It's one heavy kick-ass song that will suit ...

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Former CONSTRUCDEAD Vocalist Joins CARNAL FORGE

Former CONSTRUCDEAD/current GODSIC frontman Peter Tuthill has issued the following update: "In November I got the opportunity to try out for the Swedish metal band CARNAL FORGE as singer! Having been a fan of their music since they released their debut, there was no hesitation from my part to try out. I went to Sala ...

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ONSLAUGHT Announces New Guitarist

Reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have confirmed the departure of guitarist Alan Jordan. A replacement axeman has already been recruited in the shape of "awesome new shredder" Andy Rosser-Davies. Commented ONSLAUGHT guitarist Nige Rockett: "Unfortunately, Al was unable to commit to any touring with the band as from late last year due to personal circumstances. Live ...

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ONSLAUGHT Guitarist ALAN JORDAN Quits

Guitarist Alan Jordan of the reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "It is with immediate effect that I will no longer be a part of ONSLAUGHT. I had the best part of three very happy years with the band and recorded what I considered to be a great album and ...

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Norway's INFERNO Festival: Complete Details Revealed

GORGOROTH and GOREFEST are among the newly announced bands for the Inferno metal festival, set to take place March 19-22, 2008 at the Rockefeller and John Dee venues in Oslo, Norway. The complete festival billing is as follows: Club Day - Wednesday, March 19: Garage: GALLHAMMER INSENSE Blå: SAHG KÄTHE KOLLWITZ John Dee: VREID IN ...

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HATCHET Seeks New Drummer

Bay Area thrashers HATCHET have issued the following update: "Due to personal and musical differences we have decided to part ways with our original drummer Slave. That being said, we are actively seeking a new permanent drummer to fill our lineup. We are looking for a talented, serious musician, who will be 100% dedicated to ...

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HARDCORE SUPERSTAR Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

Swedish sleaze rockers HARDCORE SUPERSTAR have been confirmed for this year's instalment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place on June 27-28, 2008 in Balingen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGE OF EVIL AGENT STEEL BREAKER CONTRACRASH ENSIFERUM FORBIDDEN GRAVE DIGGER GREAT WHITE HARDCORE SUPERSTAR JUDAS PRIEST KORPIKLAANI ...

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ONSLAUGHT Confirmed For Germany's QUEENS OF METAL Festival

Reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have been confirmed for the Queens of Metal Open Air 2008 festival, set to take place June 19-21, 2008 in Kleinwenkheim, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: DELIRIOUS DYING FETUS ELENSIS END OF GREEN FLESHCRAWL FLESHLESS GOREFEST GRAILKNIGHTS HATRED KNORKATOR KRWTH LENG TCH'E MORT ONSLAUGHT PERZONAL WAR ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST have been confirmed as one of the headlining acts of next year's instalment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place on June 27-28, 2008 in Balingen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGE OF EVIL AGENT STEEL BREAKER CONTRACRASH ENSIFERUM FORBIDDEN GRAVE DIGGER ...

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ONSLAUGHT Forced To Cancel Five Shows In Germany

Reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have been forced to cancel the final five shows of their current German tour with EKTOMORF due to what they claim were "continuing breaches of contract" by the tour's organizers. ONSLAUGHT singer Sy Keeler says in a statement: "The organization behind the tour has again been nothing short of shambolic from ...

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SABBAT, ONSLAUGHT, AT WAR Confirmed For Germany's THRASH ASSAULT 2

SABBAT, ONSLAUGHT and AT WAR are among the confirmed bands for the Thrash Assault 2 festival, set to take place February 23, 2008 in Würzburg, Germany at Soundpark-Ost (ex-Rockpalast). The festival billing is as follows: SABBAT (UK) ONSLAUGHT (UK) PROTECTORS (SWE) AT WAR (USA) DESASTER (GER) GAMA BOMB (IRL) RUNAMOK (GER) NOCTURNAL (GER) For more ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

QUEENSRŸCHE have been confirmed as one of the headlining acts for next year's instalment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place on June 27-28, 2008 in Balingen, Germany. The band will deliver a very special three-hour performance with the full "Operation: Mindcrime" sets along with a huge stage production including stage actors, ...

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DESTRUCTION: Recent UK Tour Was 'Most Unprofessional Experience We've Ever Had In Europe'

Long-running German thrashers DESTRUCTION have issued a lengthy statement via their official web site blasting the booking agent that organized the band's recent UK tour as "an insult to true metal fans." DESTRUCTION frontman Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer is quoted as saying, "Realistically, several shows on this tour should never have been booked in the first ...

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SECRECY To Reunite For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

Acclaimed early '90s German metallers SECRECY will reunite for an appearance at next year's Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place June 27-28, 2008 at Messegelände in Balingen, Germany. The group's lineup for the performance will consist of the following musicians: Peter Dartin - Vocals Steve Kerby (a.k.a. Stephan Kerber) - Bass Manny Meccyca ...

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