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TROUBLE, ASTRAL DOORS, PANTHEON I Confirmed For Finland's JALOMETALLI Festival

TROUBLE, PANTHEON I, ASTRAL DOORS, KYPCK and BARATHRUM have been confirmed for the Jalometalli festival, set to take place August 15-16 at Club Teatria in Oulu, Finland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ADASTRA ASTRAL DOORS BARATHRUM BLITZKRIEG CATAMENIA DESASTER EVOCATION HEAVY METAL PERSE KALMAH KYPCK MAYHEM MORTAL SIN OVERKILL PANTHEON I PRESTIGE ...

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Omega - AZAGHAL

Welcome to the first truly great black metal album of 2008. AZAGHAL's "Omega" is an exceedingly well written, well rounded, and utterly devastating album from the Finnish horde. Heck, if you can understand Finnish lyrics, you'll really be in for a treat! Objectively speaking, I'd even put "Omega" a hair above the last two DODSFERD ...

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BLITZKRIEG Announces Greek Dates

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG will return to Greece in September for two shows their first since they played Athens in December 2005. The group's schedule is now shaping up as follows: Apr. 26 - Thatched House Stockport, Northwest Apr. 27 - Carling Academy 2 Newcastle upon Tyne, Northeast Apr. 28 ...

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CATARACT: New Album Preview Available

The European branch of Metal Blade Records has set up a preview MySpace page where you can listen to two new CATARACT songs — "The Separation Of Life And Time" and "Snake Skin" — taken from the Swiss group's self-titled fifth full-length album, which is scheduled for release in Europe on March 25 ...

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CATARACT: New Song Available For Download

Swiss metalcore act CATARACT has made a new song, "The Separation Of Life And Time", available for download at this location. The track comes off the group's self-titled fifth full-length album, which is scheduled for release in Europe on March 25 via Metal Blade Records. According to a press release, this CD is ...

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BLITZKRIEG To Be Joined By INTENSE On UK Dates

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG have scheduled the following dates: Apr. 26 - Thatched House - Stockport, UK Apr. 27 - Carling Academy 2 - Newcastle, UK Apr. 28 - Ivory Blacks - Glasgow, UK * Apr. 29 - The Town Mill - Mansfield, UK * Apr. 30 - Camden Underworld ...

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ADASTRA: Performance Footage Of New Song Posted Online

Finnish metallers ADASTRA played a new track, entitled "One Chance", during their January 29, 2008 concert at On The Rocks in Helsinki, Finland. Watch footage of the performance below. In other news, ADASTRA has been confirmed for the Jalometalli festival, set to take place August 15-16 at Club Teatria in Oulu, Finland. Also scheduled to ...

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BLITZKRIEG: More Dates Announced

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG have scheduled the following dates: Apr. 26 - Thatched House - Stockport, UK Apr. 27 - Carling Academy 2 - Newcastle, UK Apr. 28 - Ivory Blacks - Glasgow, UK Apr. 30 - Camden Underworld - London, UK May 01 – Rio's - Leeds, UK Aug. ...

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OVERKILL, BLITZKRIEG, SATYRICON, MAYHEM Confirmed For Finland's JALOMETALLI Festival

OVERKILL, BLITZKRIEG, SATYRICON and MAYHEM are among the confirmed bands for the Jalometalli festival, set to take place August 15-16 at Club Teatria in Oulu, Finland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: OVERKILL BLITZKRIEG SATYRICON MAYHEM SOTAJUMALA MORTAL SIN DESASTER TURISAS KALMAH CATAMENIA PRESTIGE Ten more bands will be announced in early March. ...

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VADER Mainman Talks About 25th Anniversary, Future Plans

VADER's official web site has been updated with a new interview with the group's mainman, guitarist/vocalist Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek. Read on: Q: For VADER, year 2007 abounded in many interesting events. Tours, festivals, "The Witcher"... Any comments? Peter: Sure. You're right, 2007 was a pretty busy year for VADER... as usual. The whole time we ...

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BLITZKRIEG: More Tour Dates Announced

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG have scheduled the following dates: Apr. 26 - Thatched House - Stockport, UK Apr. 27 - Carling Academy 2 - Newcastle, UK Apr. 30 - Camden Underworld - London, UK Aug. 14 - Gloria Kulttuuriareena - Helsinki, FIN Aug. 15 - Jalometalli Festival - Oulu, FIN ...

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AVENGER UK Confirmed For UK's ROCK OF AGES FEST

NWOBHM legends AVENGER UK (formerly AVENGER) have been confirmed for the Rock of Ages Fest, set to take place September 6-7 at the Palace in Tamworth, UK. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: Saturday, September 6 TYGERS OF PAN TANG BURN GYPSY PISTOLEROS NEW GENERATION SUPERSTARS WAYSTED AVENGER MR FIXIT Sunday, September ...

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CATARACT Announces New Bassist

Swiss metalcore act CATARACT has announced the addition of bassist Nico Schläpfer (END OF SUFFERING, TIMOR) to the group's ranks. "We are confident that he will add a lot of new spirit and blood to the band," the group writes in a statement. CATARACT has a scheduled a CD-release and 10th-anniversary concert on March 20 ...

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CATARACT: New Album Details Revealed

2008 marks CATARACT's tenth year of existence, and it will also be the year in which the Swiss metalcore act releases its self-titled fifth full-length album. Since 1998, CATARACT has been evolving from a project band into one of Switzerland's premiere metal outfits. The last couple of years have brought a lot of changes for ...

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BLITZKRIEG Confirmed For UK's STOCKFEST

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG have been confirmed for next year's Stockfest, set to take place April 26, 2008 at The Thatched House in Stockport, UK. BLITZKRIEG's new album, "Theatre of the Damned", was released on August 10 via Germany's Armageddon Music. The CD was recorded at Absurd Studio in Hamburg ...

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'20 Years Of Nuclear Blast' DVD Trailer Available

A three-minute trailer for the forthcoming "20 Years of Nuclear Blast" two-DVD set can be viewed below. Due on November 30 via Nuclear Blast, the collection — as the title implies — celebrates the 20th anniversary of the German metal label, featuring two DVDs with almost six hours' worth of footage, including 70 promotional clips ...

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The Final Quarrel: Live at CBGB 2001 - CRO-MAGS

"This is the last time you're gonna hear any CRO-MAGS songs at CBGB," says CRO-MAGS founder and bassist/vocalist Harley Flanagan during a set by his band HARLEY'S WAR on the final weekend of hardcore at the legendary Bowery venue. That is indeed a shame, as from 1973 to 2006 CBGB played host to a veritable ...

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Full Track Listing For 'Rock Band' Game Announced

The Pulse of Radio reports: Harmonix Music announced the final track listing for its highly anticipated Rock Band video game on Thursday (November 1). The 58-song soundtrack includes dozens of original master recordings by artists such as FOO FIGHTERS, METALLICA, NIRVANA, BLACK SABBATH, RADIOHEAD, SMASHING PUMPKINS, FALL OUT BOY, THE KILLERS, THE ROLLING STONES, THE ...

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'Heavy Metal Box' Animated Product Shot Available

An animated product shot for the upcoming "Heavy Metal Box" (due on October 2 via Rhino Records) can be viewed below. The four-disc, 70-song set boasts classic tracks from IRON MAIDEN, JUDAS PRIEST, MOTÖRHEAD and SLAYER, among dozens of others. Arranged chronologically from 1968 to 1991, the compilation also boasts hits from bands like DEEP ...

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BLITZKRIEG To Perform At U.K.'s MUSIC LIVE Event

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG have been confirmed to perform at the the Music Live event, which is being held November 2-4, 2007 at the NEC in Birmingham, England. BLITZKRIEG's new album, "Theatre of the Damned", was released on August 10 via Germany's Armageddon Music. The CD was recorded at Absurd ...

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DIMMU BORGIR, IMMORTAL, IN FLAMES, POSSESSED, SACRED REICH: Photos From WACKEN Available

Photos of BLIND GUARDIAN, DIMMU BORGIR, IMMORTAL, IN FLAMES, POSSESSED, SACRED REICH and TYPE O NEGATIVE taken at this year's Wacken Open Air festival — which was held August 2-4 in Wacken, Germany — have been posted at the Metal-Experience.com web site. Included are pictures of the following artists: AMORPHIS BLIND GUARDIAN BLITZKRIEG DESTRUCTION DIMMU ...

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SABBAT Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Reunited British thrashers SABBAT have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The lineup is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 1349 ALL THAT REMAINS AMORPHIS ANIMAL ALPHA BELPHEGOR BENEDICTUM BLACK MAJESTY BLIND GUARDIAN BLITZKRIEG CANNIBAL CORPSE CHTHONIC COMMUNIC DESTRUCTION DIE ...

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BLITZKRIEG: Irish Dates Announced

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG will play two shows in Ireland in late July prior to the band's appearance at the Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany. The Irish dates are as follows: July 27 - Rosetta Bar - Belfast (w/ FIRELAND, RABID BITCH OF THE NORTH) July 28 - ...

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