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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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ALL ENDS To Release Full-Length Debut In November

ALL ENDS, the new Swedish band featuring Emma Gelotte (sister of IN FLAMES guitarist Björn Gelotte) and Tinna Karlsdotter on vocals, Fredrik Johansson (DIMENSION ZERO, IN FLAMES' "The Jester Race" album) and Peter Mårdklint (EMBRACED, TENEBRE) on guitar, along with Josef Skanås on drums, will release its full-length debut in Europe on November 7. More ...

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PAIN: More European Tour Dates Announced

PAIN, the Swedish band featuring HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren, has scheduled the following European dates in October/November: Oct. 11 - Logo - Hamburg, Germany Oct. 12 - Knaack - Berlin, Germany Oct. 13 - Hellonion Festival - Weimar, Germany Oct. 14 - Matrix - Bochum, Germany Oct. 16 - Underground - Cologne, Germany Oct. 17 ...

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LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE To Enter Studio In October

German gothic rockers LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE will enter the studio in October to record the follow-up to "Filthy Notes for Frozen Hearts". The upcoming CD will once again be produced by John Fryer (HIM, NINE INCH NAILS) and will mark the band's first recording with singer Rob Vitacca who joined the band this past summer. The ...

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EILERA's Debut Album Features Ex-APOCALYPTICA Cellist

French singer EILERA — who currently resides in Finland — 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 drums and Max Lilja (ex-APOCALYPTICA) on cello, with a ...

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APOCALYPTICA: More 'Worlds Collide' Release Dates Announced

APOCALYPTICA's new album "Worlds Collide", which was released today (Septemebr 14) in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, will be issued on the following dates in other parts of the world: Sep. 17 - Rest of continental Europe (inc. UK), Mexico, Australia Sep. 19 - Scandinavia, Russia Sep. 26 - Japan Sep. 28 - Ireland "Worlds Collide" ...

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APOCALYPTICA: 'Worlds Collide' Deluxe Edition Detailed

Finnish metal cellists APOCALYPTICA will release their new album, "Worlds Collide", in Europe on September 14. The CD will be made available in standard and "deluxe" versions, the latter of which is described as "truly a work of art both in its artwork and its content." The "deluxe" edition contains two bonus tracks — "Ural" ...

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APOCALYPTICA: New Album Listening Session Available

Finnish metal cellists APOCALYPTICA have issued the following update: "Today sees the start on MySpace of an exclusive pre-listening session for the new APOCALYPTICA album, 'Worlds Collide', up for release on September 14th! "In the Orkus magazine advance listening test, the album has shot straight to No. 1 and the first single, 'I'm Not Jesus' ...

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STAM1NA To Support APOCALYPTICA In Europe

Lemi, Finland-based heavy metal quartet STAM1NA will support APOCALYPTICA on the following European dates: Oct. 08 - Riika, Latvia – Arena Oct. 09 - Vilna, Latvia – Upa Oct. 10 - Tallinna, Estonia – Linnahall Oct. 21 - Hamburg, Germany - Grosse Freiheit Oct. 22 - Braunschweig, Germany - Jolly Joker Oct. 23 - Dortmund, ...

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PAIN: German Tour Dates Announced

PAIN, the Swedish band featuring HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren, has scheduled the following German dates in October: Oct. 11 - Hamburg, GER @ Logo Oct. 12 - Berlin, GER @ Knaack Oct. 14 - Bochum, GER @ Matrix Oct. 16 - Köln, GER @ Underground Oct. 17 - Saarbrücken, GER @ Roxy Oct. 18 - ...

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APOCALYPTICA: 'I'm Not Jesus' Single Available For Streaming

Finnish metal cellists APOCALYPTICA have made their new single, "I'm Not Jesus", available for listening via their official web site. In addition to the title cut, this "premium single" also contains the title song from the band's upcoming "Worlds Collide" album, an instrumental version of "S.O.S. (Anything But Love)" and the video clip to the ...

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PAIN Pulls Out Of Istanbul's SUMMER ROCKS OPEN AIR

PAIN, the Swedish band featuring HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren, has issued the following update: "We are sorry to anounce that PAIN has cancelled the Summer Rocks Open Air festival 2007 [in] Istanbul [Turkey on] 19th August due to the [fact that the] promoter didn't pay the deposit and didn't even contact our booking agency, Helter ...

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RAMMSTEIN, THREE DAYS GRACE Frontmen Guest On New APOCALYPTICA CD

RAMMSTEIN frontman Till Lindemann and THREE DAYS GRACE's Adam Gontier are among the newly revealed guest singers who are featured on the upcoming album from Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA, entitled "Worlds Collide". Lindemann reportedly appears on the song "Helden", which is said to be a German-language cover version of the DAVID BOWIE classic "Heroes". "Worlds ...

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