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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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CRO-MAGS: 'Final Quarrel: Live At CBGB 2001' DVD Due In August

MVD Visual has set an August 28 release date for the "Final Quarrel: Live At CBGB 2001" DVD, featuring hardcore legends CRO-MAGS' last show at CBGB, recorded in 2001. The disc contains an "incredible, high-energy set, featuring almost all of the classic 'Age of Quarrel' album," according to a description on the MVD web site. ...

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BLITZKRIEG: 'Theatre Of The Damned' Track Listing Revealed

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG have finalized the track listing for their new album, entitled "Theatre of the Damned" (cover), due on August 10 via Germany's Armageddon Music. The CD was recorded at Absurd Studio in Hamburg with producer Schrödey and co-producer Biff Byford (SAXON). According to a posting ...

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BLITZKRIEG: New Album Cover, Release Date Revealed

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG will release their new album, entitled "Theatre of the Damned" (cover), on August 10 via Germany's Armageddon Music. The CD was recorded at Absurd Studio in Hamburg with producer Schroedey and co-producer Biff Byford (SAXON). According to a posting on the Armageddon web site, ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN: Video Footage Of 2002 RAMONES Tribute Gig Available

Video footage of ROCKET TO RUSSIA — the one-off RAMONES tribute band featuring former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman alongside BALISTIC guitarist Tom Gattis and members of the Arizona-based GREENHAVEN (Jay Hofer and Bill Schumann) — performing the RAMONES classic "Blitzkrieg Bop" on on October 12, 2002 at The Mason Jar in Phoenix, Arizona has been ...

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MAROON Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

German powerhouse metalcore quintet MAROON has 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 ...

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VADER Cancels WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival Appearance

Polish death metallers VADER have issued the following update: "We would like to inform [everyone] about [the] cancellation of VADER's previously announced appearance [at the] Wacken Open Air 2007 [festival]. We are really sorry for the fans that were looking forward to our show! "Black metal [band] BELPHEGOR will share the stage with VADER during ...

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TURBONEGRO Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Norwegian rockers TURBONEGRO have been confirmed for this year's 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): 1349 ALL THAT REMAINS AMORPHIS ANIMAL ALPHA BELPHEGOR BENEDICTUM BLACK MAJESTY BLIND GUARDIAN BLITZKRIEG CANNIBAL CORPSE CHTHONIC COMMUNIC DESTRUCTION DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN ...

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DIMENSION ZERO Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

DIMENSION ZERO — the Swedish band featuring IN FLAMES guitarist Jesper Strömblad (on bass), ex-MARDUK vocalist Joakim "Jocke" Göthberg, LUCIFERION/DIABOLIQUE drummer Hasse Nilsson, and PATHOS guitarist Daniel Antonsson — has been confirmed for this year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is ...

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BLITZKRIEG Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG have have been confirmed for this 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): 1349 ALL THAT REMAINS AMORPHIS ANIMAL ALPHA AS I LAY DYING ...

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Scotland's ATTICA RAGE Announces New Guitarist

Scottish metal band ATTICA RAGE has announced the addition of Stephen Bell of Coatbridge, Lanarkshire as the group's lead guitarist following the recent departure of Shaun Nelson. Singer Jonny Parr explains: "Shaun has had to take some time out for personal reasons for an indefinite period and we have left the door open for him. ...

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VADER: 'Blitzkrieg 4' Polish Headlining Dates Announced

VADER has announced the details of the Polish leg of its Blitzkrieg 4 tour, set to take place in September/October. Also appearing on the bill will be Brazil's KRISIUN, Greece's ROTTING CHRIST and American death metallers INCANTATION. The dates are as follows: Sep. 27 - Warszawa @ Progresja Sep. 28 - Bialystok/Lublin @ tba Sep. ...

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BLITZKRIEG Signs With ARMAGEDDON MUSIC

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG have issued the following update: "Armageddon Music [Germany] have signed BLITZKRIEG. The band is just finishing the new album called 'Theatre Of The Damned' in the Absurd Studio in Hamburg, together with producer Schroedey. The album will be co-produced by Biff Byford (SAXON). The band visited ...

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VADER To Tour With KRISIUN, ROTTING CHRIST, DRAGONLORD

Polish death metallers VADER have issued the following update: "During the second part of Polish Blitzkrieg 4 Tour promoting VADER's latest studio album 'Impressions in Blood', the band will be sharing the stage with three special guests: KRISIUN (Brazilian death metal commando, their latest studio album 'AssassiNation' met with a great response from critics and ...

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Brazil's MINDFLOW Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK INDOOR FESTIVAL

Brazilian metallers MINDFLOW have been confirmed for the Bloodstock Indoor Festival, set to take place Friday, August 31 and Saturday, September 1 at the Derby Assembly Rooms, Market Square, Derby, England. MINDFLOW will play on Saturday, September 1 on The Darwin Stage. Also scheduled to appear are German melodic metallers MOB RULES, NWOBHM (New Wave ...

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MOB RULES Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK INDOOR FESTIVAL

German melodic metallers MOB RULES have been confirmed for the Bloodstock Indoor Festival, set to take place Friday, August 31 and Saturday, September 1 at the Derby Assembly Rooms, Market Square, Derby, England. MOB RULES will perform on August 31 while the other currently confirmed acts — NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends ...

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PAUL DI'ANNO: New Live Photos Available

A number of high-quality photos of former IRON MAIDEN vocalist Paul Di'Anno performing live with the Italian MAIDEN tribute band CHILDREN OF THE DAMNED on January 14, 2007 in Paris, France have been posted online at Metalchroniques. The group's setlist was as follows: 01. Intro 02. Ides Of March 03. Wrathchild 04. Prowler ...

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DEATHSTARS Announces Russian Dates

Swedish industrial goth metal band DEATHSTARS has announced two dates in Russian in early March. They are as follows: Mar. 02 - Moscow, RUS @ Tochka Mar. 03 - St. Petersburg, RUS @ Port As previously reported, DEATHSTARS' video for the song "Blitzkrieg" has been posted online at the group's official web site. Check it ...

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