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Scotland's RAGNAROK UK METALFEST Cancelled

Ragnarok UK Metalfest, which was scheduled to take place November 4 at Perth Concert Hall in Perth, Scotland, has been officially cancelled. The event's organizers, Metalism UK Promotions, have issued the following statement on the matter: "It is with deep regret that Metalism UK has to announce the cancellation of the Ragnarok Festival, scheduled for ...

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KORPIKLAANI Confirmed For Scotland's RAGNAROK UK METALFEST

Finnish folk metallers KORPIKLAANI have been confirmed as the final act for this year's inaugural Ragnarok UK Metalfest lineup. They will be one of the special guests on the billing due to take place on November 4 Perth Concert Hall in Perth, Scotland. The festival billing is now as follows: GAMMA RAY DORO KORPIKLAANI DREAM ...

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DORO Confirmed For Scotland's RAGNAROK UK METALFEST

Metalism UK Promotions has announced DORO as the latest addition to the Ragnarok UK Metalfest taking place November 4 at Perth Concert Hall in Perth, Scotland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: GAMMA RAY TBC DORO DREAM EVIL KALMAH ASTRAL DOORS CHARON ELVENKING SUIDAKRA CIRCUS MAXIMUS INTENSE The pre-show, set to take place ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Confirmed For Scotland's RAGNAROK UK METALFEST

Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY have been confirmed as one of two special guests at the inaugural Ragnarok UK Metalfest, set to take place on November 4, 2006 at Perth Concert Hall in Central Scotland. According to the festival organizers, "the band will take time out of their recording sessions [for the follow-up to ...

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DREAM EVIL Confirmed For Scotland's RAGNAROK UK METALFEST

Sweden's DREAM EVIL have been confirmed for the inaugural Ragnarok UK Metalfest, set to take place on November 4, 2006 at Perth Concert Hall in Central Scotland. According to a statement released by the festival organizers, DREAM EVIL or its management team will release a statement regarding the future plans for the band in due ...

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Acclaimed Metal Cover Artist Releases Artwork Book

Visual artist Juha Vuorma has released a limited-edition artwork book, which includes GHOULTOWN's "Fistful of Demons" poster and a foreword by Count Lyle (GHOULTOWN, SOLITUDE AETURNUS, GG ALLIN BAND). The book also includes cover paintings for such acts as AUTOPSY and IN THE WOODS, among others. Vuorma is an underground artist/musician from Finland, who played ...

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KALMAH Enter Finnish Album Chart At No. 38

Finland's KALMAH have entered the national album chart in their home country at position No. 38 with their latest effort, "The Black Waltz". View the whole chart at this location. The follow-up to 2003's "Swampsong", "The Black Waltz" is available now on Spinefarm Records. The album marks the group's recording debut with keyboardist ...

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KALMAH: New Album Samples Posted Online

Finland's KALMAH have uploaded audio samples of several tracks from their new album, entitled "The Black Waltz", at their official web site. Check out the songs "The Groan of Wind", "Defeat", "Bitter Metallic Side" and "The Black Waltz" at Kalmah.com. "The Black Waltz" is scheduled for release on February 22 through Spinefarm Records. ...

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KALMAH Finish Mixing New Album

Finland's KALMAH have finished mixing their new album, entitled "The Black Waltz", for a February 22, 2006 release through Spinefarm Records. "The mixing started and ended fast," the band write on their web site. "We had only five days to do it but luckily the basic sounds were great and Ahti [Kortelainen, engineer] got it ...

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KALMAH: In Mixing Mode

Spinefarm Records has set a February 22, 2006 release date for the new album from Finland's KALMAH, entitled "The Black Waltz". The follow-up to 2003's "Swampsong" is currently being mixed at a studio in Finland and will contain the following ten tracks (in no specific order): 01. Bitter Metallic Side 02. Defeat 03. The Groan ...

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KALMAH Announce New Album Title, Track Listing

Finland's KALMAH have set the tentative track listing for their fourth album, "The Black Waltz", tentatively due early next year via Spikefarm Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Swampsong" will contain 10 songs. A bonus cover track was also laid down during the sessions and will be included as a bonus cut on various releases. "The ...

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KALMAH: Studio Update

Finland's KALMAH have entered the studio to begin recording their fourth album, tentatively due early next year via Spikefarm Records. The following update has been posted at the band's official web site: "So, this is our third day in Swamphell (read studio) now. Everything has gone well so far, we've had our drummer Janne [Kusmin] ...

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KALMAH To Enter Studio Next Week

Finland's KALMAH have posted the following message on their official web site: "As you might not know, we will enter studio next week to record the next KALMAH album. [The as-]yet-untitled album will contain 10 brand new KALMAH 'hits.' "The process before this album has been quite long. That is because this time we didn't ...

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FOR MY PAIN… Confirmed For Finland's JALOMETALLI FESTIVAL

FOR MY PAIN…, the Finnish "gothic metal" band featuring Tuomas Holopainen (NIGHTWISH) on keyboards, Altti Veteläinen (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on bass, Lauri Tuohimaa (EMBRAZE) on guitar, Olli-Pekka Törrö (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on guitar, Juha Kylmänen (REFLEXION) on vocals, and Petri Sankala (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on drums, have been confirmed for Jalometalli Festival, ...

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KALMAH: New Demo Samples Posted Online

Finland's KALMAH have uploaded two new demo samples at their official web site. Check out the songs "Bitter Metallic Side" and "Infernal Death" at this location. "Bitter Metallic Side" and "Infernal Death" are expected to show up on the band's fourth full-length album, tentatively due later in the year through Spikefarm Records. As ...

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KALMAH Announce New Keyboardist

Finland's KALMAH have announced the addition of keyboardist Marco Sneck (POISONBLACK) to the group's ranks. "When Pasi [Hiltula] decided to leave the band, we seriously thought to go on without a keyboard player, but after couple of months we gave Marco a shot," the group write on their web site. "He got us to realize ...

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THE DUSKFALL Pull Out Of Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Luleå, Sweden-based metallers THE DUSKFALL have pulled out of their previously announced appearance at this year's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 19-21, 2004 in Abtsgmünd, Germany. "The gig at Summer Breeze has been cancelled due to problems beyond our reach," the band write on their web site. "We apologize to the fans ...

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