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SAVAGE CIRCUS, EKTOMORF, WINTERSUN Confirmed For Germany's LAST NIGHT ON EARTH FESTIVAL

SAVAGE CIRCUS, EKTOMORF, WINTERSUN, EQUILIBRIUM and DISBELIEF are among the confirmed bands for the Last Night On Earth Festival, set to take place December 16 at Bürgerhaus in Anröchte (near Ruhrgebiet), Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: SAVAGE CIRCUS EKTOMORF WINTERSUN EQUILIBRIUM LEGION OF THE DAMNED GRAVEWORM DISBELIEF ENDSTILLE END OF GREEN ...

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ENSLAVED, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, MOONSORROW Confirmed For WACKEN OPEN AIR

ENSLAVED, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, MOONSORROW, VOLBEAT and SONIC SYNDICATE have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMORPHIS BELPHEGOR BLIND GUARDIAN CANNIBAL CORPSE ENSLAVED GRAVE DIGGER HAGGARD HEAVEN SHALL ...

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VOLBEAT: New Album Track Listing Revealed

Danish metallers VOLBEAT will enter Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark on October 16 to begin recording their as-yet-untitled sophomore album, due in early 2007. Songtitles set to appear on the CD are as follows (in no paticular order): 01. The Human Instrument 02. Mr & Ms Ness 03. You or Them 04. Sad Man's Tongue ...

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RAUNCHY Confirmed For Estonia's GREEN CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL

Danish modern metallers RAUNCHY have been confirmed for the Green Christmas Festival, set to take place December 15-16 in Estonia. Other bands scheduled to appear include CALLENISH CIRCLE, NEGLECTED FIELDS, DEAD NEXT DOOR, SLIDE-FIFTY and TT-334. RAUNCHY recently commenced the songwriting process for their fourth record. The band will team up with HATESPHERE VOLBEAT for ...

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VOLBEAT Prepares To Record New Album

Vocalist Michael Poulsen of the Danish metallers VOLBEAT has issued the following update: "I'm glad to say that all the new tracks (11 songs) for the next VOLBEAT CD are now written, and we are very satisfied with the result. We will enter the Jacob Hansen studio the 16th of October 2006 to record the ...

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HATESPHERE Added To UNLEASHED, KRISIUN North American Tour

Danish thrashers HATESPHERE have reportedly been added to the upcoming North American tour featuring UNLEASHED, KRISIUN, and BELPHEGOR. Tentative dates so far are as follows: Feb. 07 - Mark's Place - Bedford, NH Feb. 08 - BB Kings - New York, NY Feb. 09 - The Chance - Poughkeepsie, NY Feb. 10 - Peabody's - ...

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HATESPHERE: 'Reaper Of Life' Video Available

Danish metallers HATESPHERE have uploaded their video for the song "Reaper of Life" at their official web site. "The video was produced by Søren of Division666, and he did an awesome job again," the band writes on the site. "He was also the mastermind behind the video for 'The Sickness Within' together with ...

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RAUNCHY Begins Writing New Material

Danish modern metallers RAUNCHY have commenced the songwriting process for their fourth record. "Seven songs have been written so far and we will do some more demos in the near future," reads a posting on the group's web site. RAUNCHY will team up with HATESPHERE VOLBEAT for the Danish Dynamite Tour beginning mid-November. This trek ...

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HATESPHERE: In Writing Mode

Danish metallers HATESPHERE have posted the following message on their official web site: "We are at the moment in the process of writing songs for the new CD, and it's going really well. It's always a bitch to get the writing process started, but this time has been pretty smooth, and we already have two ...

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VOLBEAT Explains Abbreviated SUMMER BREEZE Performance

Danish metallers VOLBEAT have issued the following statement regarding their abbreviated set at the Summer Breeze festival, which took place August 17-19, 2006 in Dinkelsbuehl, Germany: "We are sorry that we couldn't perform optimum on the Summer Breeze festival. "Our bus broke down 200 kilometres from Summer Breeze. So we had to get some auto ...

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VOLBEAT Breaks Danish Top 20

According to a posting on VOLBEAT's official web site, the band's debut album, "The Strength, The Sound, The Songs", has become the first Danish heavy rock release in over 10 years to break the national Top 20. The CD, which was originally issued in October 2005, received a new lease on life with the band's ...

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RAUNCHY Pulled Off U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

Danish modern metallers RAUNCHY are no longer part of the billing for this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place July 14-15 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. "This is beyond our control and we have nothing to do with this last-minute cancellation," the band write on their web site. A brief statement ...

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HATESPHERE, RAUNCHY, VOLBEAT To Team Up For DANISH DYNAMITE TOUR

Three of Denmark's finest metal bands will be teaming up this fall for the Danish Dynamite Tour: HATESPHERE, RAUNCHY and VOLBEAT. This tour will not only celebrate and showcase danish metal, but will also be the first headlining tour for HATESPHERE since they released their furious thrash metal album, "The Sickness Within", on SPV/Steamhammer. This ...

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LIV KRISTINE Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

LIV KRISTINE (LEAVES' EYES, ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY) is the final artist confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19, 2006 in Dinkelsbuehl, Germany. Kristine will be performing with a classical string quartet and various other guests, including Devon Graves (DEADSOUL TRIBE, ex-PSYCHOTIC WALTZ). The complete festival billing ...

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MORBID ANGEL, 1349, FRAGMENTS OF UNBECOMING Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

MORBID ANGEL, 1349 and FRAGMENTS OF UNBECOMING have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19, 2006 in Dinkelsbuehl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 1349 AMORPHIS ANGEL BLAKE APOSTASY ASP BLOODFLOWERZ CARNAL FORGE CORVUS CORAX DEATHSTARS EXILIA FEAR FACTORY ...

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AMORPHIS, KATATONIA Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

AMORPHIS and KATATONIA have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19, 2006 in Dinkelsbuehl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMORPHIS ANGEL BLAKE APOSTASY ASP BLOODFLOWERZ CARNAL FORGE CORVUS CORAX DEATHSTARS EXILIA FEAR FACTORY FEAR MY THOUGHTS FINNTROLL GAMMA ...

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VOLBEAT Singer To Perform With ELVIS PRESLEY's Musicians

VOLBEAT frontman Michael Poulsen will make a guest appearance with some of the musicians ELVIS PRESLEY used in the studio and in concert during the '50s and the '70s. Poulsen will sing four songs with the King's men backing him up live on Saturday, April 22 at Amager Bio in Copenhagen, Denmark. Commented Poulsen: "This ...

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H.I.M. Confirmed For Denmark's ROSKILDE Festival

Finnish goth metallers H.I.M. have been confirmed for this year's Roskilde Festival, set to take place June 29 – July 2 in Roskilde, Denmark. Also scheduled to appear are GUNS N' ROSES, TOOL, DEFTONES, OPETH, TRIVIUM, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, HATESPHERE, BURST and VOLBEAT, among others. More acts will be announced soon. For more information, ...

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VOLBEAT To Enter Studio In October

Danish metallers VOLBEAT will enter Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark on October 17 with producer Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, INVOCATOR) to begin recording their second album for an early 2007 release. Commented VOLBEAT frontman Michael Poulsen: "We are in the writing process now, and the new songs are in same vein as [the group's debut album] ...

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FEAR FACTORY, LACRIMOSA, NEGATIVE Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

FEAR FACTORY, LACRIMOSA, NEGATIVE, ANGEL BLAKE, SCAR SYMMETRY, THE OCEAN and PERZONAL WAR have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19, 2006 in Dinkelsbuehl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ANGEL BLAKE APOSTASY ASP BLOODFLOWERZ CARNAL FORGE CORVUS CORAX ...

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