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APOCALYPTICA Confirmed For Poland's METALMANIA Festival

Finnish cello-rockers APOCALYPTICA have been confirmed for Poland's MetalMania festival, set to be held March 12 at the Spodek venue in Katowice. The complete billing for the festival is now as follows: Main stage: 10:35 - 10:55 DARZAMAT 11:05 - 11:35 DIES IRAE 11:45 - 12:25 ANJ 12:40 - 13:15 AMON AMARTH 13:30 - 14:05 ...

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SENTENCED To Play Final German Show At WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Finnish metallers SENTENCED will perform their last-ever show in Germany at the 2005 edition of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6 in Wacken. A complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT APOCALYPTICA AXEL RUDI PELL BLOODBATH CORVUS CORAX COUNT RAVEN DISSECTION EDGUY ...

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ZYKLON Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

ZYKLON, the Norwegian band featuring former EMPEROR members Samoth (guitar) and Trym (drums), are the latest act to be confirmed for the 2005 edition of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6 in Wacken. A complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT APOCALYPTICA ...

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MORGANA LEFAY Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish "heavy doom progressive" band MORGANA LEFAY are the latest act to be confirmed for the 2005 edition of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6 in Wacken. A complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT APOCALYPTICA AXEL RUDI PELL BLOODBATH CORVUS CORAX ...

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THE HAUNTED Replace METAL CHURCH At Poland's METALMANIA Festival

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED will replace METAL CHURCH on the billing of Poland's MetalMania festival, set to be held March 12 at the Spodek venue in Katowice. The complete billing for the festival is now as follows: Main stage: DARZAMAT DIES IRAE ANJ AMON AMARTH PAIN DARK FUNERAL KATATONIA THE HAUNTED ARCTURUS TURBO NAPALM DEATH ...

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APOCALYPTICA To Release New Single In Three Languages

Finnish cello-rockers APOCALYPTICA will release a new single, "Wie Weit", on February 14 containing three different versions of their track "Quutamo": The French version featuring Manu of DOLLY, plus the English and German versions featuring Marta Jandová of Germany's alternative-hipsters DIE HAPPY. An online preview is available at this location. In other news, ...

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COUNT RAVEN Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

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

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APOCALYPTICA's New CD Enters German, Finnish Charts At No. 5

Finnish cello-rockers APOCALYPTICA have entered the German and Finnish album charts at position No. 5 with their latest CD, "Apocalyptica". As previously reported, SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo guested on "Apocalyptica" on a song called "Betrayal/Forgiveness". The track, which is described by APOCALYPTICA's Perttu Kivilaakso as a "really fast, thrash metal-influenced song," marks the second time ...

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OOMPH! Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

OOMPH! have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6 in Wacken. A complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT APOCALYPTICA AXEL RUDI PELL BLOODBATH CORVUS CORAX DISSECTION EDGUY ENDHAMMER EISREGEN ENDSTILLE ENSIFERUM FINNTROLL GOREFEST ILLDISPOSED MARDUK ...

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METAL CHURCH Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

METAL CHURCH have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6 in Wacken. A complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT APOCALYPTICA AXEL RUDI PELL CORVUS CORAX DISSECTION EDGUY ENDHAMMER EISREGEN ENDSTILLE ENSIFERUM FINNTROLL GOREFEST ILLDISPOSED MARDUK ...

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H.I.M., THE RASMUS Singers Perform 'Bittersweet' With APOCALYPTICA: Photos Available

As widely expected, H.I.M. frontman Ville Valo and THE RASMUS singer Lauri Ylönen joined APOCALYPTICA for the world-premiere live rendition of their single "Bittersweet" at a benefit concert for the victims of the Asian earthquake/tsunami disaster at Helsinki's 12,000-seater Hartwall Arena on Monday (Jan. 17). The concert featured 30-minute live performances by H.I.M., THE RASMUS, ...

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ENDHAMMER Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Germany's ENDHAMMER have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6 in Wacken. A complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT APOCALYPTICA AXEL RUDI PELL CORVUS CORAX DISSECTION EDGUY ENDHAMMER EISREGEN ENDSTILLE ENSIFERUM FINNTROLL GOREFEST ILLDISPOSED MARDUK ...

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THE 69 EYES: 'Devils' Album Certified Gold In Finland

THE 69 EYES' new album, "Devils", has been certified gold in Finland for sales in excess of 15,000 copies. The band accepting the gold-award plaques during an appearance on the TV live special "MTV3+ Stage" last Sunday. "Devils" is the fourth THE 69 EYES album to be certified gold; the band had also received the ...

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H.I.M., THE RASMUS Singers To Perform 'Bittersweet' With APOCALYPTICA

H.I.M. frontman Ville Valo and THE RASMUS singer Lauri Ylönen are expected to join APOCALYPTICA for the world-premiere live rendition of their single "Bittersweet" at a benefit concert for the victims of the Asian earthquake/tsunami disaster at Helsinki's 12,000-seater Hartwall Arena on Monday, January 17. The concert, which will feature 30-minute live performances by H.I.M., ...

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DISSECTION And APOCALYPTICA Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

DISSECTION and APOCALYPTICA have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6 in Wacken. A complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT APOCALYPTICA AXEL RUDI PELL CORVUS CORAX DISSECTION EDGUY EISREGEN ENDSTILLE ENSIFERUM FINNTROLL GOREFEST ILLDISPOSED MARDUK ...

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H.I.M. Frontman VILLE VALO To Release Solo Album?

H.I.M. frontman Ville Valo will reportedly record a solo album this year that is expected to be released before the new H.I.M. CD. The solo effort will apparently be inspired by "country" music and Ville's recent work on APOCALYPTICA's "Bittersweet" video, and will include the songs "Under the Rose", "Face of God" and "Have No ...

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APOCALYPTICA: New Album Track Listing Revealed

Finnish cello-rockers APOCALYPTICA have set a January 24 European release date through Universal for their new self-titled album. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Life Burns 02. Quutamo 03. Distraction 04. Bittersweet 05. Misconstruction 06. Fisheye 07. Farewell 08. Fatal Error 09. Betrayal/Forgiveness 10. Ruska 11. Deathzone A limited-edition version ...

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APOCALYPTICA To Support RAMMSTEIN In Europe

Finnish cello-rockers APOCALYPTICA will support German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN at the following European dates in February: Feb. 01 – Erfurt (GER) — Messehalle Feb. 03 - London (UK) — Brixton Feb. 04 - London (UK) — Brixton Feb. 05 - London (UK) — Brixton Feb. 06 - Manchester (UK) — Men Feb. 07 - Nottingham ...

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APOCALYPTICA: First-Ever North American Tour Announced

Finnish cello-rockers APOCALYPTICA have announced the details of their first-ever North American tour. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Mar. 15 - New York, NY @ Knitting Factory Mar. 16 - Toronto, ONT @ El Mocambo Mar. 20 - Chicago, IL @ Schubas Mar. 21 - San Francisco, CA @ The Independent Mar. 22 ...

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