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JUDAS PRIEST, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, DIMMU BORGIR Confirmed For Holland's FIELDS OF ROCK

JUDAS PRIEST, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, DIMMU BORGIR, OPETH and BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE are among the confirmed bands for the Fields of Rock festival, set to take place June 20-22 at on the Evenemententerrein of Walibi World in Biddinghuizen, the Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: JUDAS PRIEST CAVALERA CONSPIRACY DIMMU BORGIR MINISTRY ...

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ANNIHILATOR Confirmed For Czech Republic's MASTERS OF ROCK Festival

Canadian metallers ANNIHILATOR have been confirmed for the Masters of Rock festival, set to take place July 10-13 in Vizovice, Czech Republic. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AVANTASIA (International) APOCALYPTICA (FIN) MINISTRY (USA) WITHIN TEMPTATION (NL) ANNIHILATOR (CAN) SONATA ARCTICA (FIN) AMON AMARTH (SWE) MOONSPELL (POR) GOTTHARD (SWI) DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER (GER) ...

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New PAIN Album Tentatively Due In September

PAIN/HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren has issued the following update: "We wanna thank everybody that voted for PAIN on the Swedish Metal Awards and made our album the 'Best Metal Album Of The Year' 2007. "I'm working on the new [PAIN CD] and it will see the light in September 2008, with a lot of bonus ...

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KORPIKLAANI, ELUVEITIE, OCTOBER FILE Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

KORPIKLAANI, ELUVEITIE, OCTOBER FILE, DEAD BEYOND BURIED and BIOMECHANICAL 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: Friday, July 4: IN FLAMES WINTERSUN HEAVEN SHALL BURN CATAMENIA OCTOBER FILE MACHINEMADE GOD HATE ALESTORM PENITENZIAGITE STAUB UND SCHATTEN Saturday, ...

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APOCALYPTICA, THE VISION BLEAK, ELIS Confirmed For Germany's M'ERA LUNA Festival

APOCALYPTICA, THE VISION BLEAK, ELIS and END OF GREEN have been confirmed for the M'era Luna festival, set to take place August 9-10 in Hildesheim, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: APOCALYPTICA APOPTYGMA BERZERK ASP BLITZKID COMBICHRIST EISBRECHER ELEGANT MACHINERY ELIS END OF GREEN FRANK THE BAPTIST HOCICO MESH ORDO ROSARIUS EQUILIBRIO ...

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MORBID ANGEL, SOILWORK, FEAR MY THOUGHTS Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

MORBID ANGEL, SOILWORK, FEAR MY THOUGHTS, MISERY SPEAKS, MACHINEMADE GOD and SYBREED 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: Friday, July 4: IN FLAMES WINTERSUN HEAVEN SHALL BURN CATAMENIA MACHINEMADE GOD HATE ALESTORM PENITENZIAGITE STAUB UND SCHATTEN ...

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Former SENTENCED Guitarist Joins Forces With HIM Producer In KYPCK

Former SENTENCED guitarist Sami Lopakka (a.k.a. S.S. Lopakka) has resurfaced in KYPCK ("Kursk" in the western alphabet), a Russian-singing Finnish doom metal band which will release its debut album, "Cherno", on March 12 via UHO Production. The group's song "1917" has just been released as a digital single. KYPCK also features in its ranks renowned ...

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THE CHANT Signs With SHADOW WORLD RECORDS

Finnish melodic and melacholic metallers THE CHANT have signed a deal with Shadow World Records. The group's long-awaited debut album, "Ghostlines", will be released in Finland, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia on February 6. Release date for the rest of the world is March 10. Before signing the contract with Shadow World, THE CHANT recorded four ...

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PAIN: Video Interview With PETER TÄGTGREN Available

Germany's RockInvasion.de recently conducted an interview with PAIN mainman Peter Tägtgren (also of HYPOCRISY). Watch the clip at this location (click on "Pain" in the scroll-down menu on the right). PAIN's current touring lineup includes guitarist Marcus Jidell (ROYAL HUNT, HOUSE OF SHAKIRA). IN FLAMES bassist Peter Iwers makes a guest appearance on ...

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ALESTORM Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

Scotland's ALESTORM has 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 BEHEMOTH BRAINSTORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS FINNTROLL HEAVEN SHALL BURN HELLOWEEN IN FLAMES KATAKLYSM MERCENARY MINISTRY MYSTIC PROPHECY PERISHING MANKIND RAGE SAHG SKYFORGER SUBWAY TO ...

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SAHG Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

SAHG, the Norwegian heavy rockers who feature in their ranks members of GORGOROTH, MANNGARD and AUDREY HORNE, 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: APOCALYPTICA BEHEMOTH BRAINSTORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS FINNTROLL HEAVEN SHALL BURN HELLOWEEN ...

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APOCALYPTICA: More Tour Dates Announced

Finnish metal cellists APOCALYPTICA have scheduled the following dates: Feb. 04 - Auditorio Coca Cola – Monterrey, MEX Feb. 05 - National Auditorium - Mexico City, MEX Feb. 06 - Teatro Diana – Guadalajara, MEX Feb. 25 - Oktybrsky Hall - St. Peterburg, RUS Feb. 26 - B1 – Moscow, RUS Mar. 05 - Den ...

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THE 69 EYES To Release First-Ever Live Album

Finnish gothic metallers THE 69 EYES will release their first-ever live album, "Hollywood Kills - Live At The Whisky A Go Go", on January 16 through Virgin Finland. The track listing is as follows: 01. Introduction by Bam Margera 02. Devils 03. Don't Turn Your Back On Fear 04. Betty Blue 05. Christina Death 06. ...

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IN FLAMES, SUBWAY TO SALLY Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

IN FLAMES and SUBWAY TO SALLY 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: APOCALYPTICA BEHEMOTH BRAINSTORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS FINNTROLL HEAVEN SHALL BURN HELLOWEEN IN FLAMES KATAKLYSM MERCENARY MINISTRY MYSTIC PROPHECY PERISHING MANKIND RAGE SKYFORGER ...

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EILERA: 'Fusion' Video Posted Online

French singer EILERA has posted her debut video for the track "Fusion" on YouTube. Watch the clip below. Eilera released her full-length debut, "Fusion", on September 12 through Finnish label Spinefarm Records. The CD was helmed by renowned producer Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, APOCALYPTICA, SENTENCED, etc.) and features mostly Finnish musicians, such as Antti Lehtinen on ...

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FINNTROLL Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

Finland's FINNTROLL has 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: APOCALYPTICA BEHEMOTH BRAINSTORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS FINNTROLL HEAVEN SHALL BURN HELLOWEEN KATAKLYSM MERCENARY MINISTRY MYSTIC PROPHECY PERISHING MANKIND RAGE SKYFORGER TANKARD WINTERSUN For more information, visit ...

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APOCALYPTICA, MERCENARY Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

APOCALYPTICA and MERCENARY 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: APOCALYPTICA BEHEMOTH BRAINSTORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS HEAVEN SHALL BURN HELLOWEEN KATAKLYSM MERCENARY MINISTRY MYSTIC PROPHECY PERISHING MANKIND RAGE SKYFORGER TANKARD WINTERSUN For more information, visit ...

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HANOI ROCKS Wins RADIO ROCK FINLANDIA Award

Legendary Finnish rockers HANOI ROCKS beat out HIM, NIGHTWISH, APOCALYPTICA, SONATA ARCTICA and AMORPHIS to win the first-ever Radio Rock Finlandia award. The band was presented with the award at a special ceremony Wednesday night (December 5) at the Ice Hall in Helsinki. The Radio Rock Finlandia award, which recognizes the achievements of a domestic ...

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PAIN: Moscow Concert Footage, Photos Available

Russia's Darkside e-zine has posted video footage of PAIN — the Swedish band featuring HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren — performing the song "Bitch" on November 24, 2007 at Club Shadow in Moscow. Watch the clip below. The group's setlist was as follows: 01. Intro 02. Same Old Song 03. Crashed 04. Nailed to the Ground ...

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PAIN To Support NIGHTWISH In Europe

PAIN, the Swedish band featuring HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren, has been confirmed as the support act for NIGHTWISH on their European tour from February until April 2008. For a list of dates, click here. PAIN's fifth full-length album, "Psalms of Extinction", entered the national chart in the band's home country at position No. ...

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LACUNA COIL Singer Featured In New APOCALYPTICA Video

Finnish metal cellists APOCALYPTICA shot a video for the song "S.O.S. (Anything but Love)" in Vilnius, Lithuania. The clip features a guest appearance by LACUNA COIL singer Cristina Scabbia. Stated Scabbia: "I did it in a supercrazy location, and it's been so much FUN. The APOCALYPTICA guys (and crew) were so awesome, you have no ...

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