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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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SHELTER Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

SHELTER have been confirmed for this year's installment of the With Full Force festival, set to take place June 30 – July 2 at Flugplatz Roitzschjora in Löbnitz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): A.O.K. AGNOSTIC FRONT AMORPHIS ARCH ENEMY BLEED THE SKY BLOODSIMPLE BORN FROM PAIN BOYSETSFIRE BULLET ...

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NEVERMORE, EDGUY, GOJIRA Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

NEVERMORE, EDGUY and GOJIRA are the final three bands to be confirmed for this year's edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place June 2-4 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BEYOND FEAR BOLT THROWER BRAINSTORM CALIBAN CELTIC FROST CRUCIFIED BARBARA DIO EDGUY EVERGREY FATES ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Confirmed For Denmark's ROSKILDE FESTIVAL

GUNS N' ROSES 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 TOOL, DEFTONES, OPETH, HATESPHERE and VOLBEAT, among others. More acts will be announced soon. GUNS N' ROSES' European schedule is now shaping up as follows: May 27 ...

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THE HAUNTED, EXILIA Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

THE HAUNTED, EXILIA and ONE MAN ARMY AND THE UNDEAD QUARTET have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19, 2006 in the Ostalbkreis district in Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): APOSTASY ASP BLOODFLOWERZ CARNAL FORGE CORVUS CORAX DEATHSTARS ...

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DEFTONES Confirmed For Denmark's ROSKILDE Festival

DEFTONES 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 TOOL, OPETH, HATESPHERE and VOLBEAT, among others. More acts will be announced soon. DEFTONES drummer Abe Cunningham recently confirmed to Billboard.com that the band have finally finished recording their ...

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DIO, BEYOND FEAR Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD Festival

DIO and BEYOND FEAR (the new band featuring former JUDAS PRIEST and current ICED EARTH frontman Tim "Ripper" Owens) have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place June 2-4 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BEYOND FEAR BOLT THROWER ...

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MY DYING BRIDE, DEATHSTARS, LEGION OF THE DAMNED Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

MY DYING BRIDE, DEATHSTARS and LEGION OF THE DAMNED have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19 in the Ostalbkreis district in Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): APOSTASY ASP BLOODFLOWERZ CARNAL FORGE CORVUS CORAX DEATHSTARS FEAR MY THOUGHTS ...

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HATESPHERE To Play Japan In March

Danish thrashers HATESPHERE have lined up two dates in Japan in early March. "This will be the first time for HATESPHERE in Japan and we are very excited finally to go there after having released 4+ albums in Japan," the band write in a statement. The details are as follows: Mar. 03 - Hate Thrash ...

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SOULFLY, OPETH Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE FESTIVAL

SOULFLY, OPETH, BOYSETSFIRE and DEADLINE have been confirmed for this year's installment of the With Full Force Festival, set to take place June 30 – July 2 at Flugplatz Roitzschjora in Löbnitz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): A.O.K. AMORPHIS BLEED THE SKY BORN FROM PAIN BOYSETSFIRE CELTIC FROST ...

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GRAVEWORM Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

Italian gothic black metal band GRAVEWORM have been confirmed for this year's installment of the With Full Force Festival, set to take place June 30 – July 2 at Flugplatz Roitzschjora in Löbnitz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: KORN CELTIC FROST KREATOR IN EXTREMO CLAWFINGER A.O.K. AMORPHIS BLEED THE SKY BORN ...

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VOLBEAT Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD Festival

Denmark's VOLBEAT have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place June 2-4 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BOLT THROWER BRAINSTORM CALIBAN CELTIC FROST CRUCIFIED BARBARA EVERGREY FATES WARNING FINNTROLL LEGION OF THE DAMNED PRIMORDIAL SOILWORK VOLBEAT As previously ...

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VOLBEAT Film Video For DUSTY SPRINGFIELD Cover

Denmark's VOLBEAT have just finished shooting their first video for the cover track "I Only Wanna Be With You" (originally recorded by DUSTY SPRINGFIELD). The song comes off VOLBEAT's debut album, "The Strength, The Sound, The Songs", which was released in September 2005 via the Mascot Records subsidiary Rebel Monster Records. The CD was recorded ...

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OPETH Confirmed For Denmark's ROSKILDE FESTIVAL

Sweden's OPETH 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 TOOL and VOLBEAT, among others. More acts will be announced soon. As previously reported, OPETH will hold several special performances, dubbed "Chronology MCMXCIV- MMV - A Live Observation ...

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ANUBIS GATE Announce New Vocalist

INVOCATOR mainman Jacob Hansen, who is currently known worldwide as a superb metal producer (MERCENARY, COMMUNIC, HATESPHERE, ROB ROCK, VOLBEAT, RAUNCHY), has been chosen as the new singer of Danish power metal act ANUBIS GATE. Commented the band: "We are very happy to announce that we have now found a strong replacement for our former ...

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MOONSPELL Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL are the latest confirmed band for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19, 2006 in the Ostalbkreis district in Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): APOSTASY BLOODFLOWERZ FEAR MY THOUGHTS FINNTROLL HEAVEN SHALL BURN KREATOR LENG TCH'E LUMSK MOONSPELL ...

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KREATOR Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Long-running German thrashers KREATOR are the latest confirmed band for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19, 2006 in the Ostalbkreis district in Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): APOSTASY BLOODFLOWERZ FEAR MY THOUGHTS FINNTROLL HEAVEN SHALL BURN KREATOR LENG TCH'E LUMSK ...

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LENG TCH'E Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Belgian grindcore quintet LENG TCH'E are the latest confirmed band for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19, 2006 in the Ostalbkreis district in Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): APOSTASY BLOODFLOWERZ FEAR MY THOUGHTS FINNTROLL HEAVEN SHALL BURN LENG TCH'E LUMSK ...

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REGICIDE, UNDERTOW Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

REGICIDE and UNDERTOW are the latest confirmed bands for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19, 2006 in the Ostalbkreis district in Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): APOSTASY ASP BLOODFLOWERZ FEAR MY THOUGHTS FINNTROLL HEAVEN SHALL BURN LUMSK NEAERA NECROPHAGIST POTENTIA ...

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VOLBEAT: More Nominations Announced

Danish metallers VOLBEAT, who won honored in the "Best Debut Album" category at the Danish Metal Awards 2005 last month, have been nominated in three categories on Denmark's most acknowledged and respected musik-award show called "Steppeulven". The awards ceremony will take place at Vega in Copenhagen on January 28. Other nominated bands are KASHMIR, MEW, ...

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