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THERION To Tour South America In September

THERION mainman Christofer Johnsson has issued the following update: "The next part of the word tour will be in Latin America and it is now starting to take shape. What we know so far is that we will be starting the tour September 21 and we have been contracted to do 10 concerts all in ...

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VITAL REMAINS Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

VITAL REMAINS has been confirmed for this year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 1349 ALL THAT REMAINS AMORPHIS BELPHEGOR BENEDICTUM BLACK MAJESTY BLIND GUARDIAN BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE CANNIBAL CORPSE CHTHONIC COMMUNIC ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Massachusetts' ALL THAT REMAINS has been confirmed for this year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 1349 ALL THAT REMAINS AMORPHIS BELPHEGOR BENEDICTUM BLACK MAJESTY BLIND GUARDIAN BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE CANNIBAL CORPSE ...

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THERION: 'Gothic Kaballah' Chart Positions Revealed

THERION's new album, "Gothic Kaballah", has registered the following first-week chart positions in Europe: Greece: #13 Poland: #21 Sweden: #26 UK (Indie Chart): #45 Netherlands: #55 France: #58 Germany: #59 Switzerland: #73 Hungary: #74 Belgium: #84 Inspired by the life of 17th century Swedish antiquarian, runologist, and mystic Johannes Bureus, founding THERION member/guitarist Christofer Johnsson ...

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THERION: 'Gothic Kaballah' Listening Party Launched

In an exclusive partnership between Nuclear Blast Records and MP3.com, THERION's latest studio album, the dual-disc "Gothic Kaballah", will be available for streaming in its entirety for seven days prior to the album's North American street date of February 6 at this location. "THERION are never predictable," writes Decibel magazine in their 8/10 ...

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ICED EARTH Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

ICED EARTH has been confirmed for this year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 1349 AMORPHIS BELPHEGOR BENEDICTUM BLACK MAJESTY BLIND GUARDIAN BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE CANNIBAL CORPSE CHTHONIC COMMUNIC DESTRUCTION DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN ...

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KREATOR, MAYHEM, EDGUY, ATHEIST, PAIN OF SALVATION Confirmed For France's HELLFEST

KREATOR, MAYHEM, EDGUY, PAIN OF SALVATION and ATHEIST are among the latest confirmed acts for this year's Hellfest festival, which is scheduled to place June 22-24 in Clisson, France. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: IMMORTAL KREATOR BLIND GUARDIAN THERION MAYHEM EDGUY HATEBREED CANNIBAL CORPSE NAPALM DEATH PAIN OF SALVATION CONVERGE BRUJERIA AMON ...

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GRAVE DIGGER Guitarist Checks In From THERION Tour

GRAVE DIGGER guitarist Manni Schmidt has check in from the band's current European tour with THERION: "After breaking the first ground and having done three shows, warm-up is nearly complete and I'm glad about all the positive reactions! The new songs seem to be a crowd pleaser. Some of the fans were irritated about GRAVE ...

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LORDI, MENDEED Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

LORDI and MENDEED have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 1349 AMORPHIS BELPHEGOR BENEDICTUM BLACK MAJESTY BLIND GUARDIAN BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE CANNIBAL CORPSE CHTHONIC COMMUNIC DESTRUCTION DIE ...

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MEGADETH Guitarist To Guest On New LION'S SHARE Album

MEGADETH/EIDOLON guitarist Glen Drover has recorded a guest solo on the new album from Swedish melodic metal band LION'S SHARE. Also scheduled to appear on the CD are drummer Richard Evensand (CHIMAIRA, SOILWORK), guitarist Bruce Kulick (KISS), and singer Mats Levén (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, THERION, AT VANCE, KRUX), who is responsible for the backing vocals on ...

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SWALLOW THE SUN Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Finnish melodic death/doom metallers SWALLOW THE SUN have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 1349 AMORPHIS BELPHEGOR BENEDICTUM BLACK MAJESTY BLIND GUARDIAN BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE CANNIBAL CORPSE ...

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1349, CHTHONIC Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Norwegian black metallers 1349 and Taiwanese black-metal band CHTHONIC have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 1349 AMORPHIS BELPHEGOR BENEDICTUM BLACK MAJESTY BLIND GUARDIAN BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE ...

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FALCONER Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish epic/power metallers FALCONER have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMORPHIS BELPHEGOR BENEDICTUM BLACK MAJESTY BLIND GUARDIAN BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE CANNIBAL CORPSE COMMUNIC DESTRUCTION DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN ...

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BRUJERIA Confirmed For France's HELLFEST

Extreme metallers BRUJERIA have been confirmed for the Hellfest summer open-air 2007 festival, set to take place June 22-24 in Clisson, France. BRUJERIA is scheduled to perform on June 23. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 1349 BEHEMOTH BLIND GUARDIAN BRUJERIA CANNIBAL CORPSE EPHEL DUATH HATEBREED IMMORTAL KICKBACK MOHO NAPALM ...

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UNHEILIG Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

German electrogoth/"neue Deutsche härte" band UNHEILIG has been confirmed for this year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMORPHIS BELPHEGOR BENEDICTUM BLACK MAJESTY BLIND GUARDIAN BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE CANNIBAL CORPSE COMMUNIC DESTRUCTION ...

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NARNIA: Swedish Gig Announced

Swedish metallers NARNIA will perform on February 10 in Malung, Sweden. More details will follow shortly. NARNIA's latest studio album, "Enter the Gate", was released in April 2006 via the German label Massacre Records. The CD, which was released in Japan on March 23, 2006 via Attic Arcade/Gencross, was described by the band as "the ...

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NAPALM DEATH Confirmed For France's HELLFEST

British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH have been confirmed for the Hellfest summer open-air 2007 festival, set to take place June 22-24 in Clisson, France. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 BLIND GUARDIAN CANNIBAL CORPSE EPHEL DUATH HATEBREED IMMORTAL KICKBACK MOHO NAPALM DEATH ORTHODOX THERION For more information, visit Hellfest.fr. As ...

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SODOM Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Veteran German thrashers SODOM have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMORPHIS BELPHEGOR BENEDICTUM BLACK MAJESTY BLIND GUARDIAN BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE CANNIBAL CORPSE COMMUNIC DESTRUCTION DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN ...

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DESTRUCTION Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Veteran German thrashers DESTRUCTION have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMORPHIS BELPHEGOR BENEDICTUM BLACK MAJESTY BLIND GUARDIAN BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE CANNIBAL CORPSE COMMUNIC DESTRUCTION DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN ...

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NORTHER Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Finnish metallers NORTHER have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMORPHIS BELPHEGOR BENEDICTUM BLACK MAJESTY BLIND GUARDIAN CANNIBAL CORPSE COMMUNIC DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER DIMMU BORGIR DISILLUSION ENSLAVED GRAVE ...

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TIAMAT Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

TIAMAT has been confirmed for the 12th edition of Belgium's largest metal festival, Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 22-24, 2007 in Dessel. TIAMAT will perform on Saturday, June 23. "Last time we pierced our nipples, got naked and pissed drunk," said TIAMAT mainman Johan Edlund. "Should be fun." Also scheduled to appear ...

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