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MESHUGGAH, APOCALYPTICA Remix RAMMSTEIN's 'Benzin' For New Single Release

MESHUGGAH and APOCALYPTICA have contributed remixes of the RAMMSTEIN track "Benzin" to the German industrial metallers' new single containing several versions of the title cut. The complete track listing for the "Benzin" single is as follows: 01. Benzin 02. Benzin (Combustion Remix by MESHUGGAH) 03. Benzin (Smallstars Remix by Ad Rock) 04. Benzin (Kerosinii Remix ...

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EYES OF FIRE Embark On Tour With APOCALYPTICA; Shoot New Video

Orange County-based quintet EYES OF FIRE will embark on a U.S. tour with APOCALYPTICA today in anticipation of "Prisons", their eagerly awaited sophomore release. The trek will lead the two genre-defying artists cross-country over the course of only two weeks. The group just wrapped up a national U.S. tour alongside labelmates MANNTIS after completing highly ...

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PARADISE LOST Cancel METALWAY Festival Appearance

PARADISE LOST have been forced to cancel their appearance at the Metalway festival in Gernika, Spain due to an illness in the band. Replacing the group on the bill will be Portugal's MOONSPELL. Other acts scheduled to perform at the festival — which will take place this weekend (August 12-14) — include ACCEPT, APOCALYPTICA, BEYOND ...

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EYES OF FIRE To Support APOCALYPTICA On North American Tour

Orange County-based quintet EYES OF FIRE will be supporting Finnish cello-rockers APOCALYPTICA on their upcoming North American tour. Confirmed tour dates are as follows: Sep. 12 - Washington, D.C. – 9:30 Club Sep. 13 - New York, NY - Irving Plaza Sep. 14 - Philadelphia, PA - TLA Sep. 15 - Boston, MA - Paradise ...

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NIGHTWISH And APOCALYPTICA To Perform At IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Opening Ceremony

NIGHTWISH and APOCALYPTICA will reportedly perform during the opening ceremony for the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) World Championships in Athletics on August 6 at the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki, Finland. The Championships, which are scheduled to take place between August 6 and August 14, are expected to be televised in 180 countries, including ...

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TUSKA OPEN AIR METAL FESTIVAL: Photos Posted Online

A number of high-quality photos taken at this past weekend's Tuska Open Air Metal Festival have been posted online at Mesta.net. Tuska Open Air Metal Festival was held July 15-17 at Kaisaniemi Park in Helsinki, Finland. Bands that performed at the festival included MONSTER MAGNET, APOCALYPTICA, FINNTROLL, PRIMAL FEAR, DESTRUCTION, DIMMU BORGIR, TESTAMENT, ...

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NOCTURNAL RITES Begin Mixing New Album

Swedish power metallers NOCTURNAL RITES have commenced the mixing process for their new album for a late 2005 release via Century Media Records. The new CD was recorded at a studio in the group's hometown of Umeå with producer Shep. In addition, the band have already shot a video for the album's projected lead single/video, ...

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APOCALYPTICA: U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Finnish cello-rockers APOCALYPTICA have announced the details of their upcoming U.S. tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 12 - 9:30 Club – Washington, DC Sep. 13 - Irving Plaza - New York, NY Sep. 14 - TBA – Philadelphia, PA Sep. 15 - Paradise – Boston, MA Sep. 16 - Spectrum – Montreal, QUE ...

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NOCTURNAL RITES Begin Recording New Album

Swedish power metallers NOCTURNAL RITES have entered the studio in their hometown of Umeå to begin recording their new album, tentatively due later in the year via Century Media Records. "Once again we have teamed up with the mighty Shep and we are confident that together we will realise our best album to date," the ...

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RAMMSTEIN, APOCALYPTICA, HAMMERFALL Confirmed For Sweden's METALTOWN Festival

RAMMSTEIN, APOCALYPTICA, DARK TRANQUILLITY, NINE, HAMMERFALL and BESEECH are the confirmed acts for this year's Metaltown festival, set to take palce July 30 at Frihamnen in Gothenburg, Sweden. Last year's Metaltown festival included appearances by ALICE COOPER, DIMMU BORGIR, TURBONEGRO, IN FLAMES, BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION and MUSTASCH. For more information, visit www.metaltown.se. ...

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MNEMIC Confirmed For Finland's TUSKA OPEN AIR Festival

Danish modern metallers MNEMIC have been confirmed for the eighth annual Tuska Open Air Metal Festival, set to be held July 15-17 at Kaisaniemi Park in Helsinki, Finland. The Danes just recently played their first show in Finland at the Finnish Metal Expo and will now return to perform to larger crowds. In other news, ...

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ANTHRAX Confirmed For Finland's ILOSAARIROCK Festival

ANTHRAX's reunited classic lineup of Joey Belladonna (vocals), Dan Spitz (guitar), Frank Bello (bass), Scott Ian (guitar) and Charlie Benante (drums) has been confirmed for Finland's Ilosaarirock festival, set to take place July 15-17 in Joensuu. Other bands scheduled to appear at the three-day festival include AGNOSTIC FRONT, BACKYARD BABIES, DARK TRANQUILLITY, MONSTER MAGNET, APOCALYPTICA, ...

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NOCTURNAL RITES: 'Avalon' Video Posted Online

Swedish power metallers NOCTURNAL RITES have uploaded their video for the track "Avalon" at this location. The group's third clip off their most recent album, "New World Messiah", "Avalon" was directed and produced by Owe Lingvall for Satellite Productions. NOCTURNAL RITES' sixth studio album, "New World Messiah", was released last spring through Century ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION And DRAGONFORCE Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

WITHIN TEMPTATION and DRAGONFORCE have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6 in Wacken. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT APOCALYPTICA AXEL RUDI PELL BLOODBATH CANDLEMASS CORVUS CORAX COUNT RAVEN DISSECTION DRAGONFORCE EDGUY ENDHAMMER ...

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ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO Schedule Dates In Texas

ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO, the experimental band led by former TESTAMENT/SAVATAGE guitarist Alex Skolnick, head from New York to Texas for an appearance at Austin's annual South By Southwest Music Festival, along with concerts in San Antonio and Houston. The group's SXSW showcase is on Saturday, March 19 at 8:00 p.m. at Flamingo Cantina (515 E. ...

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HANOI ROCKS Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Finnish rock 'n' roll legends HANOI ROCKS have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6 in Wacken. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT APOCALYPTICA AXEL RUDI PELL BLOODBATH CANDLEMASS CORVUS CORAX COUNT RAVEN DISSECTION ...

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KREATOR Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Veteran German thrashers KREATOR have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6 in Wacken. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT APOCALYPTICA AXEL RUDI PELL BLOODBATH CANDLEMASS CORVUS CORAX COUNT RAVEN DISSECTION EDGUY ENDHAMMER EISREGEN ...

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APOCALYPTICA: 'Wie Welt' Video Posted Online

Finnish cello-rockers APOCALYPTICA have posted the English and German versions of their "Wie Weit" video at their official web site. Check them out at this location. The English and German versions of "Wie Weit" feature Marta Jandová of Germany's alternative-hipsters DIE HAPPY while the French version (which is included on the group's new ...

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