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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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MESSIAH'S KISS Announces New Lead Guitarist

MESSIAH'S KISS, the German/American/British metal act featuring current RIOT singer Mike Tirelli (HOLY MOTHER, BURNING STARR), has announced the addition of lead guitarist Jason Banks to the group's ranks. "The brother of bassist Wayne, already known in the scene when he was playing for Blaze Bayley, among others, came to rehearse at the MESSIAH'S KISS ...

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Join MANOWAR On Stage At The MAGIC CIRCLE FESTIVAL

During the Magic Circle Festival, scheduled for July 7, 2007 in Bad Arolsen, Germany, MANOWAR will give a unique opportunity for some lucky fans. One fan will receive the opportunity to play guitar during MANOWAR's "The Gods Made Heavy Metal" while other fans will have the opportunity to join the band on stage for the ...

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MANOWAR Confirmed For Bulgaria's KALIAKRA ROCK FEST

MANOWAR has been confirmed as the headliner of the third day of the Kaliakra Rock Fest, set to take place at the Kaliakra Stadium in Kavarna, Bulgaria. Joey DeMaio (bass), Eric Adams (vocals), Scott Columbus (drums) and Karl Logan (guitar) will perform on June 30 (Saturday), the event's promoters Joker Media annonced earlier today. During ...

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GAMMA RAY, DAVID SHANKLE GROUP Confirmed For Germany's MAGIC CIRCLE FESTIVAL

German power metallers GAMMA RAY and DAVID SHANKLE GROUP (featuring former MANOWAR guitarist David Shankle) have been confirmed for the Magic Circle Festival, set to take place July 7 in Bad Arolsen, Germany. Headlining the event will be MANOWAR, with HOLYHELL, MESSIAH'S KISS (the German/American/British metal act featuring current RIOT singer Mike Tirelli) and MAJESTY ...

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MANOWAR's MAGIC CIRCLE To Release Band's New Live Album, RHAPSODY OF FIRE's First-Ever DVD

On July 6, 2007, MANOWAR will release its as-yet-untitled new double live album. This more-than-two-hour-long manifest of pure power will feature the entire setlist of the recent Demons, Dragons and Warriors Tour 2007, including tracks that have never been played live, like "The Oath" and "Mountains", as well as immortal classics like "Warriors Of The ...

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MAJESTY Confirmed For Germany's MAGIC CIRCLE FESTIVAL

Germany's MAJESTY has been confirmed for the Magic Circle Festival, set to take place July 7 in Bad Arolsen, Germany. Headlining will be the event will be MANOWAR, with HOLYHELL and MESSIAH'S KISS (the German/American/British metal act featuring current RIOT singer Mike Tirelli) also scheduled to appear. Many more acts will be announced. MAJESTY's third ...

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MANOWAR Preparing To Return To U.K.?

In an exclusive interview in the latest issue of the U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine, MANOWAR bassist Joey DeMaio has suggested that the veteran metal warriors may be preparing to make their first U.K. appearance in over a decade. "We've decided that our U.K. fans should no longer be fucked over by the assholes who are ...

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HOLYHELL Confirmed For Germany's MAGIC CIRCLE FESTIVAL

HOLYHELL, the stunning female-fronted newcomer band from MANOWAR's Magic Circle Music, has been confirmed for the Magic Circle Festival, set to take place July 7 in Bad Arolsen, Germany. Headlining will be the event will be MANOWAR, with MESSIAH'S KISS (the German/American/British metal act featuring current RIOT singer Mike Tirelli) also scheduled to appear. Many ...

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MESSIAH'S KISS Confirmed For MANOWAR's MAGIC CIRCLE FESTIVAL

MESSIAH'S KISS, the German/American/British metal act featuring current RIOT singer Mike Tirelli (HOLY MOTHER, BURNING STARR), will take part in the Magic Circle Festival in the heart of Germany, Bad Arolsen on July 7. Headlining will be the event will be MANOWAR, with many more acts yet to be announced. MESSIAH'S KISS's third album, "Dragonheart", ...

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BLACK SABBATH, SHADOWS FALL, STATIC-X First-Week Sales Revealed

SHADOWS FALL's Atlantic Records debut, "Threads of Life", sold just over 24,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 46 on The Billboard 200 chart. This is substantially less than the 39,000 first-week tally registered by its predecessor, "The War Within" (Century Media), which came out ...

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