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SUFFOCATION Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

SUFFOCATION has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CANNIBAL CORPSE ...

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MEGADETH To Headline Mexico's HELL AND HEAVEN Metal Festival

MEGADETH will headline the Hell And Heaven Metal Fest, set to take place on Saturday, November 19 in Guadalajara, Mexico. Billed as "the only open-air metal festival in Mexico," the event will feature 57 bands performing on four stages in front of an expected audience of 20,000. Confirmed international artists: MEGADETH (USA) OVERKILL (USA) FEAR ...

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OVERKILL Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

OVERKILL has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CANNIBAL CORPSE ...

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WHIPLASH Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

WHIPLASH has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CANNIBAL CORPSE ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

CANNIBAL CORPSE has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CANNIBAL ...

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VIRGIN STEELE Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

VIRGIN STEELE has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CORONER ...

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ICS VORTEX: Another New Song Available For Streaming

"Odin's Tree", a brand new song from Norway's ICS VORTEX, the project led by the former DIMMU BORGIR and current BORKNAGAR member, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track comes off ICS VORTEX's debut album, "Storm Seeker", which will be released on August 22 in Europe and August 23 in North America ...

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XANDRIA Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

German female-fronted symphonic metallers XANDRIA have inked a deal with Napalm Records. The band is currently in the studio recording its as-yet-untitled fifth album for an early 2012 release. Commented XANDRIA mastermind Marco Heubaum: "We wanted to make sure that we'd have the best conditions to record the new album the way we want it, ...

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TANKARD, GOD DETHRONED Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL

TANKARD and GOD DETHRONED have been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ...

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REVAMP Pulls Out Of 'Out Of The Dark' European Tour

REVAMP, the new band led by former AFTER FOREVER vocalist Floor Jansen, has canceled its participation in the "Out Of The Dark" tour with VAN CANTO, TRISTANIA, XANDRIA and AMBERIAN DAWN. The trek is scheduled to kick off on September 30 in Karlsruhe, Germany and run through mid-October. In a videotaped statement, which can be ...

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ARTIFACT Mixing Sophomore Album

Vocalist Tor Arne Fassotte and guitarist/programmer Pl Evensen of the Stavanger, Norway-based goth-influenced rock/metal band ARTIFACT are mixing the group's sophomore album, tentatively titled "Desolation", for a late fall/early winter release. Songtitles set to appear on the CD (in no particular order): * Burn * Nexus 6 * Close To You * Never Failure * ...

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ICS VORTEX: 'Storm Seeker' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

"Storm Seeker", the debut album from Norway's ICS VORTEX, the project led by the former DIMMU BORGIR and current BORKNAGAR member, will be released on August 22 in Europe and August 23 in North America via Century Media Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. The Blackmobile 02. Odin's Tree 03. ...

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HAMMERFALL Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL

Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL have been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ...

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ICS VORTEX: 'The Blackmobile' Track Available For Streaming

"The Blackmobile", a brand new song from Norway's ICS VORTEX, the project led by the former DIMMU BORGIR and current BORKNAGAR member, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track comes off the band's debut album, "Storm Seeker", which will be released on August 22 in Europe and August 23 in North America ...

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NIGHTWISH Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ...

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CORONER Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL

Reunited Swiss thrash trio CORONER made up of bassist Ron Royce, drummer Marquis Marky (a.k.a. Marky Edelmann) and guitarist Tommy T. Baron has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. ...

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TRISTANIA to Tour Asia In July

Norway's TRISTANIA has issued the following update: "For the first time in the band's history, TRISTANIA is going touring in Asia. The historic events will happen in the end of July 2011, starting off in Beijing on July 22nd and including all in all five shows in China and Taiwan. "The band is extremely thankful ...

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ICS VORTEX Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Norway's ICS VORTEX, the project led by the former DIMMU BORGIR and current BORKNAGAR member, has signed a worldwide deal with Century Media Records for the release of its debut album, "Storm Seeker". Due on August 22 in Europe and August 23 in North America, the CD "takes the musical elements from [ICS Vortex's] 10-plus ...

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TRISTANIA To Play Israel In January

Norwegian/Italian Norwegian gothic metallers TRISTANIA will perform at the Barby Club in Tel Aviv, Israel on January 21, 2011. For more information, see the poster below. "Year Of The Rat", the new video from TRISTANIA, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's sixth album, "Rubicon", which was released in August via Austria's ...

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ARTIFACT: New Song Posted Online

ARTIFACT, the Stavanger, Norway-based goth-influenced rock/metal band, has posted a new song called "Nexus 6" on its MySpace page. The track will appear on the group's sophomore album, tentatively due in early 2011. ARTIFACT's "New Messiah" video can be viewed below. The clip features a special guest appearance by TRISTANIA singer Mariangela Demurtas. ...

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UNSUN: 'Home' Video Released

"Home", the new video from UNSUN — the Polish female-fronted gothic metal band led by ex-VADER guitarist Maurycy "Mauser" Stefanowicz — can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Pawel Siedlik and Mateusz Winkiel for Mania Studio. "Home" comes off UNSUN's sophomore album, "Clinic For Dolls", which is scheduled for release on October 11 ...

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THE GATHERING Singer To Perform With TRISTANIA In Bergen

Silje Wergeland, vocalist of the Dutch alternative rock act THE GATHERING, will join TRISTANIA on stage during the band's October 7 concert at Garage in Bergen, Norway. Silje, who has successfully worked with THE GATHERING since 2008, started her career as a singer in TRISTANIA guitarist Gyri Losnegård's former band, OCTAVIA SPERATI, in 2000. OCTAVIA, ...

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UNSUN: Trailer For 'Home' Video Posted Online

A trailer for "Home", the new video from UNSUN — the Polish female-fronted gothic metal band led by ex-VADER guitarist Maurycy "Mauser" Stefanowicz — can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's sophomore album, "Clinic For Dolls", which is scheduled for release on October 11 in North America via Armoury/Eagle Rock and in ...

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