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UNLEASHED Confirmed For Germany's HELLFLAME Festival

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED have been confirmed for the Hellflame festival, set to take place September 2 in Osnabrück, Germany. No other bands have yet been announced for the festival. As previously reported, UNLEASHED filmed their entire performance at the Up From The Ground festival (August 26-27, 2005) for their upcoming full-length DVD, tentatively due ...

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KATATONIA, RAGING SPEEDHORN, DEATHSTARS Confirmed For Sweden's CLOSE-UP FESTIVAL

KATATONIA, RAGING SPEEDHORN, DEATHSTARS, KRUX, NIFELHEIM, CAPRICORNS, BATTERED, RAISE HELL, GADGET and ENGEL have been confirmed for the Close-Up Festival, set to take place April 15-16 at Münchenbryggeriet in Stockholm, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMON AMARTH BATTERED BLINDSIDE BOLT THROWER BURST CAPRICORNS CROWPATH CULT OF LUNA DEATHSTARS ...

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A CANOROUS QUINTET Reunite Under New Name

Several members of the now-defunct Swedish band A CANOROUS QUINTET have announced plans to carry on playing together under a new name, THE PLAGUE. A CANOROUS QUINTET was formed in 1991 by Fredrik Andersson (AMON AMARTH), Mårten Hansen and Linus Nirbrant and the lineup was completed with the addition of Leo Pignon and Jesper Löfgren. ...

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CROWPATH Confirmed For Sweden's CLOSE-UP FESTIVAL

Swedish metalcore act CROWPATH have been confirmed for the Close-Up Festival, set to take place April 15-16 at Münchenbryggeriet in Stockholm, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMON AMARTH BLINDSIDE BOLT THROWER BURST CROWPATH CULT OF LUNA EVERGREY IMPERIAL LEATHER KHOMA OPETH PATH OF NO RETURN RENTOKILLER SATYRICON SKITSYSTEM ...

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ELDRITCH Confirmed For Italy's EVOLUTION FESTIVAL

Italian melodic power thrashers ELDRITCH have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Evolution Festival, set to take place July 15-16, 2006 at Toscolano Maderno Campo Sportivo in Brescia, Italy. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMON AMARTH (SWE) ANNIHILATOR (CAN) ARTHEMIS (ITA) ATHEIST (USA) CRADLE OF FILTH (UK) ...

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OPETH Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

Sweden's OPETH have been confirmed for the Metalcamp 2006 festival, set to take place July 21-23 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Main Stage: AMON AMARTH ARCH ENEMY CATARACT DEATHSTARS DECAPITATED DIMMU BORGIR EDGUY EVERGREY GOREFEST HEAVEN SHALL BURN HYPOCRISY KATAKLYSM MY DYING BRIDE NEVERMORE ONE MAN ARMY & THE ...

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SATYRICON Confirmed For Sweden's CLOSE-UP FESTIVAL

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON have been confirmed for the Close-Up Festival, set to take place April 15-16 at Münchenbryggeriet in Stockholm, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMON AMARTH BLINDSIDE BOLT THROWER BURST CULT OF LUNA EVERGREY IMPERIAL LEATHER KHOMA OPETH PATH OF NO RETURN RENTOKILLER SATYRICON SKITSYSTEM TAINT ...

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UNLEASHED Announce Stand-In Drummer For Poland's METALMANIA Festival

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED have announced the addition of drummer Jonas Tyskhagen (INCARDINE, PELLE & THE POORBOYS) as the temporary replacement for Anders Schultz, who is recovering from a recent lung-collapse. Tyskhagen will join the band for their appearance at the Metalmania festival on Saturday, March 4 in Katowice, Poland. "UNLEASHED have waited a long ...

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ARCH ENEMY, GOREFEST, HYPOCRISY, MY DYING BRIDE Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

ARCH ENEMY, GOREFEST, HYPOCRISY and MY DYING BRIDE have been confirmed for the Metalcamp 2006 festival, set to take place July 21-23 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Main Stage: AMON AMARTH ARCH ENEMY CATARACT DEATHSTARS DECAPITATED DIMMU BORGIR EDGUY EVERGREY GOREFEST HEAVEN SHALL BURN HYPOCRISY KATAKLYSM MY DYING BRIDE ...

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OPETH: South American/Mexican Tour Dates Announced

Sweden's OPETH have announced the details of their South American/Mexican tour, set to take place in September/October. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 22 - Mexico City, MEX - Circo Volador Sep. 23 - Monterey, MEX - Café Iguana Sep. 24 - Guadalajara, MEX - Hardrock Café Sep. 27 - Santiago, CHL - Teatro Caupolican ...

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AMON AMARTH: 'Wrath Of The Norsemen' DVD Details Revealed

Metal Blade Records has released the details of the upcoming AMON AMARTH DVD, "Wrath of the Norsemen", due in Europe on April 24 (April 21 in Germany, Austria, Switzerland). The three-disc set will be released in a deluxe 10-page digipack with special gold-laminated slipcase. The main body of the DVD is the Cologne show from ...

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AMON AMARTH Announce Title, Release Date Of Live DVD

Sweden's AMON AMARTH have posted the following message on their official web site: "It's been a tough job to piece everything together, but we're finally closing in on the release of our DVD entitled 'Wrath of the Norsemen'. The release dates are: Germany, Austria, Switzerland: April 21 Rest of Europe: April 24 USA and Canada: ...

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Opus I: The Khaos Hatefile - HATE PROFILE

It was seven years in the making, but Amon 418 finally completed his debut HATE PROFILE release, "Opus I: The Khaos Hatefile". The first of a planned trilogy, "The Khaos Hatefile" is "a spiritual and existential growth concept," and I'll spare you any feeble attempts at interpreting the rest. Musically, "Opus I: The Khaos Hatefile" ...

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WE And THE DOGMA Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Norwegian quartet WE and Italy's THE DOGMA have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ATHEIST BATTLELORE BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EKTOMORF ...

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UNLEASHED Drummer Hospitalized After Suffering Collapsed Lungs

UNLEASHED drummer Anders Schultz spent a couple of nights in the intensive care unit at a Swedish hospital earlier this week after his lungs completely collapsed. According to a source close to Anders, the drummer began feeling chest discomfort/pain on Tuesday, which increased dramatically before Schultz was able to reach the emergency room. The doctors ...

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OPETH: Tel Aviv Show Sold Out In Nine Days

OPETH's April 1, 2006 performance at at the Theatre Club in Tel Aviv, Israel completely sold out within nine days of tickets going on sale, according to the concert organizers. As previously reported, OPETH have been confirmed as the headliners of the Close-Up Festival, set to take place April 15-16 at Münchenbryggeriet in Stockholm, Sweden. ...

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SCORPIONS Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Long-running German hard rockers SCORPIONS have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ATHEIST BATTLELORE BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EKTOMORF EMPEROR END ...

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MYSTIC CIRCLE Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

According to their record label (Dockyard 1), German "dark Satanic metal band" MYSTIC CIRCLE have have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ATHEIST BATTLELORE BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CANNIBAL ...

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Farsotstider - THYRFING

The genre called "viking metal" begins to lose some of its meaning when one realizes it has, rightly or wrongly, been applied to bands as diverse as AMON AMARTH and FALKENBACH. Yet in the case of Sweden's THYRFING it is hard to argue with it, at least from the standpoint of lyrical content and the ...

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BATTLELORE Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Finnish "fantasy metal" band BATTLELORE have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ATHEIST BATTLELORE BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CANNIBAL CORPSE CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EKTOMORF ...

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SIX FEET UNDER Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Florida-based death metallers SIX FEET UNDER have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ATHEIST BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CANNIBAL CORPSE CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER ...

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