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DØDHEIMSGARD Confirmed For Norway's INFERNO FESTIVAL

Norwegian band DØDHEIMSGARD (DHG) has been confirmed for the Inferno 2007 festival, set to take place April 5-7, 2007 at the Rockefeller Music Hall in Oslo, Norway. Headlining the event will be the reunited Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL. DØDHEIMSGARD will release a new album, "Supervillain Outcast", in January via Moonfog. Sweden's AMON AMARTH has been ...

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AMON DIN Enlists Legendary Death Metal Artist DAN SEAGRAVE

Serbian death metallers AMON DIN have enlisted the services of artist Dan Seagrave (ENTOMBED, SUFFOCATION, MORBID ANGEL, DISMEMBER) to do the honors for their upcoming album, "Where the Dreams No Longer Exist". The CD, which is tentatively due in early 2007, will be mastered by Juan "Punchy" Gonzales (MORBID ANGEL, TERRORIZER). In other news, AMON ...

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AMON AMARTH: German Signing Sessions Announced

Sweden's AMON AMARTH has lined up the following in-store signing sessions in Germany: Nov. 03 - 17:00 h in Osnabrück (Saturn, Laternenpassage) Nov. 04 - 15:00 h in Lichtenfels (Stadthalle, während des Metal Marktes) Nov. 16 - 17:30 h in Halle (Nuclear Blast Store, Leipziger Str. 64) Nov. 17 - 17:00 h in Erfurt (Saturn, ...

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AMON AMARTH Confirmed For INFERNO FESTIVAL Kick-Off Party

Sweden's AMON AMARTH has been confirmed to perform at the Inferno Festival kick-off party on February 3, 2007 at John Dee in Oslo, Norway, where the full lineup of the festival will be revealed. Tickets will be available from October 25. As previously reported, the Inferno Festival will take place April 5-7, 2007 at the ...

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SPOCK'S BEARD Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

SPOCK'S BEARD has been confirmed for next year's edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place May 25-27, 2007 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMON AMARTH AXEL RUDI PELL BULLET CATARACT DARK FUNERAL GRAVE DIGGER HARDCORE SUPERSTAR HEAVEN SHALL BURN KATAKLYSM KORPIKLAANI MAROON METAL ...

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AMON AMARTH: Swedish Dates Rescheduled

Sweden's AMON AMARTH has rescheduled the Swedish dates that it was forced to cancel in late Novemebr/early December in order to join the CHILDREN OF BODOM North American trek. The new dates are as follows (venue details to follow): Jan. 31 - Göteborg, SWE @ TBA Feb. 01 - Malmö, SWE @ TBA Feb. 02 ...

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WINTERSUN To Mix New Album In May

Drummer Kai Hahto of WINTERSUN, the Finnish band led by former ENSIFERUM singer Jari Mäenpää, has issued the following update: "We have to inform you that the last three shows which were in Sweden and Norway are not going to happen in the upcoming European tour. AMON AMARTH are heading straight from Europe to support ...

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CATARACT Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

Swiss metalcore band CATARACT has been confirmed for next year's edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place May 25-27, 2007 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMON AMARTH AXEL RUDI PELL BULLET CATARACT DARK FUNERAL GRAVE DIGGER HARDCORE SUPERSTAR HEAVEN SHALL BURN KATAKLYSM KORPIKLAANI ...

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With Oden on our Side - AMON AMARTH

There was a time when AMON AMARTH was accepted by the average fan as little more than "that cool Viking metal band" living in the shadows of Sweden's more popular acts. That began to change with the release of 2002's "Versus the World", and the momentum picked up considerably with the 2004 follow-up "Fate of ...

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HARDCORE SUPERSTAR Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

Swedish sleaze rockers HARDCORE SUPERSTAR have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place May 25-27, 2007 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMON AMARTH AXEL RUDI PELL BULLET DARK FUNERAL GRAVE DIGGER HARDCORE SUPERSTAR HEAVEN SHALL BURN KATAKLYSM KORPIKLAANI ...

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EVANESCENCE Tops BILLBOARD Album Chart

EVANESCENCE's "The Open Door" has sold 447,000 copies in the United States during its first week of release to land at the top of next week's The Billboard 200 chart. EVANESCENCE recorded "The Open Door" while dealing with its guitarist having a stroke, a legal battle with its former manager, and singer Amy Lee's public ...

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THIS ENDING Completes Work On Debut Album

THIS ENDING, the Stockholm, Sweden-based band formerly known as THE PLAGUE (they had to change their name due to legal reasons), has finished recording its debut album, "Inside the Machine", at Offbeat studio in Stockholm with producer Linus Nirbrant. Mastering was done by Peter in de Betou at Tailor Maid. According to a press release, ...

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AMON AMARTH Needs Your Help

Sweden's AMON AMARTH has issued the following update: "It's time for us to decide the set list for our upcoming tours in Europe and North America, and we want YOUR help! Choose 15 of your favourite AMON AMARTH songs. The 15 most popular choices will be picked for the set list (the 10 most popular ...

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TURISAS Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

Finnish pagan folk metal band TURISAS has been confirmed for next year's edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place May 25-27, 2007 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order) AMON AMARTH AXEL RUDI PELL BULLET DARK FUNERAL GRAVE DIGGER HEAVEN SHALL BURN KATAKLYSM KORPIKLAANI MAROON ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

German guitarist AXEL RUDI PELL has been confirmed for next year's edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place May 25-27, 2007 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order) AMON AMARTH AXEL RUDI PELL BULLET DARK FUNERAL GRAVE DIGGER HEAVEN SHALL BURN KATAKLYSM KORPIKLAANI MAROON METAL ...

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THIS ENDING: Vocal Tracks Completed For Debut Album

THIS ENDING, the Stockholm, Sweden-based band formerly known as THE PLAGUE (they had to change their name due to legal reasons), is continuing work on its full-length debut at Offbeat studio for a tentative early 2007 release through Metal Blade Records. "Mårten [Hansen] has finished recording the vocals, screaming his fucking lungs out to give ...

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GOJIRA: 'To Sirius' Video To Debut On 'Headbanger's Ball' This Weekend

French extreme metallers GOJIRA's video for the song "To Sirius" will make its North American debut this weekend (Sept. 23) on MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball" show. According to a press relase, the video is "a technical wonder produced by famous French photographer Alain Duplantier: it was entirely made from photographs displayed at various speed, one after ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM To Tour North America With AMON AMARTH

CHILDREN OF BODOM will team up with AMON AMARTH, SANCTITY, and GOJIRA for a North American tour in December. Tentative dates so far are as follows: Dec. 01 - Detroit, MI @ Harpo's Dec. 04 - Dallas, TX @ Gypsy Ballroom Many more dates will be announced soon. As previously reported, CHILDREN OF BODOM's DVD, ...

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THIS ENDING: Recording Update

THIS ENDING, the Stockholm, Sweden-based band formerly known as THE PLAGUE (they had to change their name due to legal reasons), has entered Offbeat studio to begin recording its full-length debut for a tentative early 2007 release through Metal Blade Records. "During the past week we have recorded lead and rhythm guitars as well as ...

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