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ALESTORM: Australian Tour Dates Announced

Scottish folk/power metal band ALESTORM will embark on the "Plunder Down Under" tour of Australia in June. The dates are as follows: June 17 - Amplifier Bar, Perth, AUS June 18 - The Corner, Melbourne, AUS June 19 - The Factory, Sydney, AUS June 20 - Rosies, Brisbane, AUS ALESTORM's "Keelhauled" video can be viewed ...

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AEROSMITH Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

AEROSMITH, one of the biggest and most influential bands in rock history, has been confirmed as one of the headliners of this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. AEROSMITHSteven Tyler, Joe Perry, Brad Whitford, Tom Hamilton and Joey Kramer — will return ...

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BILLY IDOL Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

BILLY IDOL 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: ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) BILLY IDOL (UK) D-A-D (DK) DANZIG (US) FATES ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

GUNS N' ROSES 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: ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) D-A-D (DK) DANZIG (US) FATES WARNING (US) ...

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GARY MOORE To Perform Hard Rock Set At SWEDEN ROCK Festival

It's finally happening — Gary Moore is coming to Sweden Rock festival TO PLAY HARD ROCK! The Northern Irish guitar legend has, obviously, been playing blues (and certain other things) for two decades now. But in Sweden, home of Gary's arguably most devoted fan base, he is still primarily remembered and cherished for his hard-rock ...

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KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI: New Album Title Announced

Finnish symphonic folk metal band KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI has set "Betrayal, Justice, Revenge" as the title of its second album, due in late April via Century Media Records. According to the label, the group is "ready to surprise [the listeners] with [its] most diverse and mature album to date." Formed in 2002 in Kouvola, Finland by ...

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U.D.O. Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, has been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) ...

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MASTODON Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON have been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) D-A-D (DK) DANZIG (US) FATES WARNING (US) ...

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FATES WARNING Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Progressive metal veterans FATES WARNING have been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) D-A-D (DK) DANZIG (US) FATES WARNING ...

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SLAYER Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

SLAYER has been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) D-A-D (DK) DANZIG (US) JORN (N) MAGNUM (UK) MOTHER'S FINEST ...

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Long-running Venice Beach, California thrash/punk band SUICIDAL TENDENCIES has been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) D-A-D (DK) DANZIG ...

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ALESTORM Confirmed For Sweden's ROCKSTAD: FALUN Festival

Scottish folk/power metal band ALESTORM has been confirmed for the Rockstad: Falun festival, set to take place May 28-29, 2010 at Ingarvet in Falun, Sweden. A total of 21 bands will perform at the two-day event, which is organized by the members of SABATON. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALESTORM CRUCIFIED BARBARA ...

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OPETH Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH have been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) D-A-D (DK) DANZIG (US) JORN (N) MAGNUM ...

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BEHEMOTH Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) D-A-D (DK) DANZIG (US) JORN (N) MAGNUM ...

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STRATOVARIUS Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Finnish melodic metallers STRATOVARIUS have been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BIGELF (US) D-A-D (DK) DANZIG (US) JORN (N) MAGNUM (UK) MOTHER'S ...

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ALESTORM Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Scottish folk/power metal band ALESTORM has been confirmed for next year's Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BIGELF (US) D-A-D (DK) DANZIG (US) JORN (N) MAGNUM (UK) ...

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SWASHBUCKLE: New Video Interview Posted Online

HardTimes.ca conducted an interview with New Jersey's thrashing pirates SWASHBUCKLE when the band performed at Medley in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on December 3, 2009 with ENSIFERUM, EX DEO and BLACKGUARD. Watch the chat below. "Back To The Noose", the new album from SWASHBUCKLE, was released on July 24 via Nuclear Blast Records. SWASHBUCKLE ...

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ALESTORM Interviewed On 'Black Night Meditations'

Gareth Murdock, Ian Wilson and Christopher Bowes of the Scottish folk/power metal band ALESTORM were recently interviewed on the "Black Night Meditations" show on the WSCA 106.1 FM radio station. The entire 37-minute discussion is now available for streaming using the audio player below. WSCA 106.1 FM is a non-commercial radio station broadcasting from Portsmouth, ...

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VREID: More Footage From The Road Posted Online

The fourth in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from VREID's North American "Heathenfest America" tour with ELUVEITE, BELPHEGOR, ALESTORM and KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI can be viewed below. "Milorg", the fourth album from VREID, was released in North America on October 27 via Indie Recordings (with distribution and marketing duties handled by The End ...

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KISS, RATT, SEPULTURA Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

KISS, RATT and SEPULTURA are among the first confirmed bands for next year's edition of the Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 25-27, 2010 in Dessel, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALESTORM ALL SHALL PERISH ANVIL BEHEMOTH BLEEDING THROUGH DEADLOCK IGNITE IMMORTAL JON OLIVA'S PAIN KISS KORPIKLAANI MY DYING ...

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VREID: Footage From The Road Posted Online

The first two in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from VREID's North American "Heathenfest America" tour with ELUVEITE, BELPHEGOR, ALESTORM and KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI can be viewed below. "Milorg", the fourth album from VREID, was released in North America on October 27 via Indie Recordings (with distribution and marketing duties handled by The ...

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LEAVES' EYES, LEGION OF THE DAMNED, POWERWOLF Confirmed For Germany's METALFEST OPEN AIR

LEAVES' EYES, LEGION OF THE DAMNED, POWERWOLF and HEIDEVOLK have been confirmed for the Metalfest Open Air festival, set to take place May 13-15, 2010 in Dessau, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALESTORM BOLT THROWER DECAPITATED ENFORCER EPICA HEIDEVOLK LEAVES' EYES LEGION OF THE DAMNED MILKING THE GOATMACHINE MYSTIC PROPHECY NEVERMORE ...

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SVARTSOT Begins Recording New Album

Danish folk metal band SVARTSOT has entered the LSD Studio in Lübeck, Germany to begin recording its sophomore album with producer Lasse Lammert (ALESTORM, INCUBATOR, HALCYON WAY, LUCY'S DOLL). The CD will be released in the spring via Napalm Records. Check out the band's studio diary on the SVARTSOT MySpace page. On December ...

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HALCYON WAY Completes Drum Tracking For New Album

Atlanta, Georgia's HALCYON WAY has completed tracking the drums for its new album, due out in the spring via Nightmare Records. The drums were recorded at Open Sky Studios in Atlanta with Mike Froedge (DOUBLEDRIVE, BLOODSIMPLE, DIXIE INCORPORATED) at the helm. The follow-up to 2008's "A Manifesto For Domination" will feature new vocalist Steve Braun, ...

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PAGANFEST European Tour: Footage From The Road Posted Online

Behind-the-scenes footage from this year's installment of the European Paganfest tour — featuring headliners KORPIKLAANI alongside DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER, UNLEASHED, ALESTORM, EX DEO and SWASHBUCKLE — can be viewed below. The seven-minute clip includes an interview with EX DEO/KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono. Paganfest 2009 remaining tour dates: Oct. 01 - Innsbruck, Austria - Hafen Oct. ...

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