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DESTRUCTION Frontman: ANNIHILATOR's WATERS Let Us Down

The tentative dates have been released for the upcoming European tour featuring German thrashers DESTRUCTION, Swedish doom legends CANDLEMASS and Finnish deathrashers DEATHCHAIN. Commented DESTRUCTION bassist/vocalist Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer, "After Mr. Waters [Jeff Waters of ANNIHILATOR, DESTRUCTION's original choice of touring mates] let us down, we have managed to bring the great CANDLEMASS with us ...

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CANDLEMASS And DESTRUCTION To Team Up For European Tour

Swedish doomsters CANDLEMASS will be teaming up with long-running German thrashers DESTRUCTION for a European tour in November/December. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. In other news, Escapi will be issuing a new CANDLEMASS DVD, entitled "Curse of Candlemass", on September 26. Filmed at Stockholm's Klubben in November 2003, it contains the entire ...

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CANDLEMASS: Proposed Tour With CATHEDRAL, GRAND MAGUS Called Off

The proposed European tour featuring reformed Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS alongside CATHEDRAL and GRAND MAGUS has been officially called off. "Unfortunately, it was rather clear we couldn't get the finances together so we had to say no to that one. Bummer!!" stated CANDLEMASS bassist Leif Edling. Read Edling's latest tour report, featuring entries on ...

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DESTRUCTION, ENSLAVED, ENSIFERUM Confirmed For Holland's ARNHEM METAL MEETING

DESTRUCTION, ENSLAVED, ENSIFERUM, CALLENISH CIRCLE and OFFICIUM TRISTE have been confirmed for the Arnhem Metal Meeting festival, set to take place Saturday, November 26 at Musis Sacrum in Arnhem, Holland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: DESTRUCTION CANDLEMASS DISMEMBER FLUISTERWOUD ENSLAVED ENSIFERUM THYRFING CALLENISH CIRCLE OFFICIUM TRISTE 15 bands will perform on three ...

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DESTRUCTION: 'Inventor Of Evil' Worldwide Release Dates Confirmed

Long-running German thrashers DESTRUCTION have announced the following worldwide release dates for their new album, "Inventor of Evil": Europe – August 22 via AFM Records Japan – August 24 via King Records South America – September 30 via Laser North America – October 25 via Candlelight Records DESTRUCTION recorded "Inventor of Evil" with producer Peter ...

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WORLD BELOW: More Tour Dates Announced

WORLD BELOW, the Swedish band featuring CARNAL FORGE/CENTINEX guitarist Jonas Kjellgren, ex-SIDEBURNERS bassist/vocalist Mikael Danielsson, and CENTINEX drummer Ronnie Bergerståhl, have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: w/ CENTINEX: Sep. 30 - Turku, FIN - Klubi Oct. 01 - Helsinki, FIN - tba w/ ISOLE: Nov. 11 - Dresden, GER - Club ...

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CANDLEMASS To Tour Europe With CATHEDRAL, GRAND MAGUS

CANDLEMASS mainman Leif Edling has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET that a CANDLEMASS European headlining tour is in the early stages of being booked for this fall. The month-long trek, which is tentatively scheduled to kick off October 5 an run through October 30, will also feature CATHEDRAL and GRAND MAGUS. So far only one date has ...

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DESTRUCTION: 'Inventor Of Evil' Details Revealed

Long-running German thrashers DESTRUCTION have revealed the track listing for their new album, "Inventor of Evil", due on August 22 via AFM Records. DESTRUCTION recorded "Inventor of Evil" with producer Peter Tätgtren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN), V.O. Pulver (GURD) and their live engineer Franky Winkelmann at studios in Germany and Switzerland. The mix was done by Tätgtren ...

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ENGEL Confirmed For Sweden's GÖTEBORGSKALASET Festival

ENGEL, the new Gothenburg, Sweden-based quintet featuring guitarists Marcus Sunesson (ex-THE CROWN) and Niclas Engelin (PASSENGER, ex-GARDENIAN, IN FLAMES), drummer Mojjo (RELEVANT FEW, DRACENA), bassist Robert Hakemo (ex-GARDENIAN, GOOSEFLESH) and vocalist Mangan Klavborn, have been confirmed for the annual Göteborgskalaset, a nine-day festival set to be held August 5-13 in Gothenburg, Sweden. "We're confirmed to ...

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SWALLOW THE SUN Name New Album

Finnish melodic death/doom metallers SWALLOW THE SUN have set "Ghosts of Loss" as the title of their second album, due on August 24 via Firebox Records. Two different versions of the album will be available; a standard release and a special two-CD version featuring the stylish video "Descending Winters" as well as live footage from ...

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ROUGH SILK Frontman To Guest On New DESTRUCTION Album

Singer Ferdy Doernberg of the German epic/melodic metallers ROUGH SILK has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "I'll appear on the new CD by the German thrash legends DESTRUCTION playing a slide-guitar solo on an all-star-song ('The Alliance of the Hellhoundz') featuring besides Schmier, Mike and Marc from DESTRUCTION, among others, ...

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DESTRUCTION Replace OVERKILL AT Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

German thrashers DESTRUCTION have replaced OVERKILL on the billing of this year's Earthshaker Fest, a three-day event (including the opening-night party) set to take place July 21-23 in Geiselwind, Germany. DESTRUCTION will perform at the event on Saturday, July 23. Other acts scheduled to appear at this year's festival include MANOWAR, DIMMU BORGIR, MASTERPLAN, NIGHTWISH, ...

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SATARIEL: New Song Available For Download

Swedish metallers SATARIEL have uploaded a full-length MP3 of the track "Vengeance Is Hers" at this location. "Vengeance Is Hers" comes off the group's recently released third album, "Hydra", available now on Cold/Regain Records. The group, whose music is being described as "a mix between CANDLEMASS and early IN FLAMES," recorded the CD ...

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CANDLEMASS: BANG YOUR HEAD Report Posted Online

CANDLEMASS bassist/main songwriter Leif Edling has posted a report from the band's recent appearance at the Bang Your Head festival in Balingen, Germany. Check it out at this location. CANDLEMASS are continuing to tour in support of their brand-new self-titled album, which entered the Swedish national album chart at position No. 7 upon ...

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JAG PANZER Guitarist Reports On BANG YOUR HEAD Festival, Talks About Internet Guitar Lessons

Having performed this weekend at Germany's sold-out Bang Your Head festival alongside metal legends DIO, TWISTED SISTER, MOTÖRHEAD, CANDLEMASS and more, JAG PANZER guitarist Chris Broderick reported on the festival, the amazing crowd response, and answered a few questions on his current guitar activities: "Sold out!!! Over 20,000 people; it was insane! The first thing ...

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WORLD BELOW: New Album Track Available For Download

A WORLD BELOW track, entitled "The Dissection of an Evil Mind", has been made available for download from this location. "The Dissection of an Evil Mind" comes off the group's recently released sophomore album, "Maelstrom", available on Austria's Psychedoomelic Records. The group, who were previously signed to Doom Symphony Records (a division of ...

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SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL 2005 Photos Posted Online

A number of high-quality photos from this weekend's Sweden Rock festival have been posted at the web site of the Swedish daily newspaper Aftonbladet. Check them out: Thursday, June 9 (first day) photos: ACCEPT, ANTHRAX, MEGADETH, MOTÖRHEAD, NAPALM DEATH, SAXON, STYX Friday, June 10 (second day) photos: OVERKILL, DREAM THEATER, ...

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