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SVARTSOT To Enter Studio In March

Danish folk metal band SVARTSOT has issued the following update: "After spending the past year or so on writing new tracks, we will be heading back into the studio from the second week of March to record our third album. The recording will once again take place at Lasse Lammert's LSD Tonstudio in Lübeck, Germany, ...

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VIRGIN STEELE, TAAKE, THE OCEAN, BULLDOZER, Others Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

VIRGIN STEELE, TAAKE, THE OCEAN, BULLDOZER, SERENITY and AVA INFERI have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 11-16, 2011 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABINCHOVA ACCEPT ALESTORM AMORPHIS ARKONA AVA INFERI BLIND GUARDIAN BREZNO BULLDOZER DEATH ANGEL ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN, DEICIDE, DEATH ANGEL, Others Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

BLIND GUARDIAN, DEICIDE, DEATH ANGEL, MERCENARY, OBSCURA and OCTOBER FILE have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 11-16, 2011 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABINCHOVA ACCEPT ALESTORM AMORPHIS ARKONA BLIND GUARDIAN BREZNO DEATH ANGEL DEICIDE HATE HEAVEN´S ...

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ACCEPT, KREATOR, IN EXTREMO, HATE Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

ACCEPT, KREATOR, IN EXTREMO, HATE and IMPERIUM DEKADENZ have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 11-16, 2011 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ACCEPT ALESTORM AMORPHIS ARKONA HATE IMPERIUM DEKADENZ IN EXTREMO IN SOLITUDE KALMAH KREATOR KYLESA MOONSORROW ...

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THAUROROD Parts Ways With Singer, Announces Replacement

Finnish epic power metallers THAUROROD have parted ways with vocalist Markku Kuikka and have replaced him with former VISION DIVINE singer Michele Luppi (pictured below). Commented THAUROROD in a statement: "Markku left the band during our last tour we did with SABATON and ALESTORM and we had to finish the tour with a replacement singer. ...

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ALESTORM To Enter Studio In January

Scottish folk/power metal band ALESTORM has issued the following update: "It is my very great pleasure to announce that on January 10th ALESTORM will be heading to the studio to record our third album, which we're gonna call 'Back Through Time'. It's gonna be an epic adventure through piratical badassery in 11 tracks, with more ...

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KYLESA, RISING DREAM, KALMAH Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

KYLESA, RISING DREAM and KALMAH have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 11-16, 2011 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABINCHOVA ALESTORM AMORPHIS ARKONA BREZNO HEAVEN GREY IN SOLITUDE KALMAH KYLESA MOONSORROW MOONSPELL RISING DREAM VANDERBUYST WATAIN WINTERSUN ...

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EX DEO Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

EX DEO — the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal led by KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono — has inked a deal with Austria's Napalm Records for the release of the band's next CD, "Caligula". Iacono states, "Today I'm excited to say that we have found a new home for the Roman legion of EX DEO! We have parted ...

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SVARTSOT Parts Ways With Guitarist

Danish folk metal band SVARTSOT has issued the following update: "During work on material for the planned third album, the decision was made that Cliff Nemanim [rhythm guitar] should leave SVARTSOT's ranks. "Since joining the band in January 2009, Cliff has become a good friend and we have shared many memorable experiences with him. We ...

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THAUROROD: 'Warrior's Heart' Video Released

"Warrior's Heart", the new video from Finnish epic power metallers THAUROROD, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's debut album, "Upon Haunted Battlefields", which was released in Europe on September 24 via NoiseArt Records and Rock The Nation. "Upon Haunted Battlefields" track listing: 01. Warrior's Heart 02. Cursed In The Past 03. ...

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THAUROROD: Debut Album Details Revealed

Finnish epic power metallers THAUROROD have inked a deal with Japan's Spiritual Beast Records. The band's debut album, "Upon Haunted Battlefields", will be released in Japan, Korea, China and Taiwan on October 20. The CD will be made available in Europe on September 24 via NoiseArt Records and Rock The Nation. "Upon Haunted Battlefields" track ...

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KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI: 'Desolation: White Wolf' Video Released

"Desolation: White Wolf", the new video from the Finnish symphonic folk metal band KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI, can be viewed below. The clip was once again directed by Timo Puustinen of CopperSky. "Desolation: White Wolf" comes off KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI's second album, "Betrayal, Justice, Revenge", which was released on April 26 via Century Media Records. The CD's first ...

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ALESTORM Interviewed At SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

More-Metal.com conducted an interview with the Scottish folk/power metal band ALESTORM at the Sweden Rock Festival, which was held June 9-12 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. Watch the chat below. ALESTORM's latest album, "Black Sails At Midnight", landed at position No. 87 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart. The Heatskeers chart ...

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EDEN'S CURSE To Be Joined By Ex-PAUL DIANNO'S KILLERS Guitarist For MelodicRockFest2

Multinational melodic metallers EDEN'S CURSE will be joined by guitarist Marcus Thurston (SIAM, TIGERTAILZ, PAUL DIANNO'S KILLERS) for their appearance at MelodicRockFest2 in Elgin, Illinois on Saturday, May 1. The performance will be recorded for EDEN'S CURSE's first official live DVD. Thurston, a former bandmate of EDEN'S CURSE drummer Pete Newdecks in KILLERS, replaces Jay ...

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TREAT Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Reunited Swedish hard rockers TREAT have been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) BILLY IDOL (UK) ...

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HIGH ON FIRE Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

HIGH ON FIRE has been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) BILLY IDOL (UK) BLACKBERRY SMOKE ...

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SWASHBUCKLE Recording New Album

New Jersey's thrashing pirates SWASHBUCKLE have entered the studio to begin recording their new album, "Crime Always Pays", due later in the year via Nuclear Blast Records. The group states, "That's right, jerks, the thrash band with a pirate problem is back in action crafting malicious metal jams with tales of piratical shenannigans. It's gonna ...

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PRAYING MANTIS Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends PRAYING MANTIS have been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) ...

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CATHEDRAL Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Veteran British doom/stoner band CATHEDRAL has been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) BILLY IDOL (UK) ...

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MAYHEM Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Norwegian black metallers MAYHEM have been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) BILLY IDOL (UK) BLACKBERRY ...

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EPICA Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA have been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) BILLY IDOL (UK) ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG) has been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) BILLY IDOL (UK) BLACKBERRY ...

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SKYCLAD Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

SKYCLAD, the seminal British band which is often referred to as "the originator of folk metal," has been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) ...

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KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI: Track-By-Track Breakdown Of New Album Available

Finnish symphonic folk metal band KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI will release its second album, "Betrayal, Justice, Revenge", on April 26 via Century Media Records. The CD's first pressing will be a very special edition featuring "awesome" packaging and two bonus tracks. According to the label, the group is "ready to surprise [the listeners] with [its] most diverse ...

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DREAM EVIL Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Swedish heavy metallers DREAM EVIL have been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) BILLY IDOL (UK) ...

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