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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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Pitch.Black.Effects - CALLENISH CIRCLE

While not as well known as some of its contemporaries, Dutch boys CALLENISH CIRCLE have built a reputation as a band that consistently makes quality, Swedish-style melodic thrash/death metal. Following 2003's "My Passion // Your Pain", new album "Pitch.Black.Effects" (the band's fifth) continues that fine tradition. At this point I'm finding that it is a ...

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DISTURBED, MUDVAYNE, SEVENDUST, CHILDREN OF BODOM Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: Roadrunner Records 25th Anniversary Concert: Members of SLIPKNOT, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, MACHINE HEAD, TRIVIUM, DEICIDE, BIOHAZARD, HATEBREED Venue: NOKIA Theatre Times Square City/State: New York, N.Y. Date: Dec. 15, 2005 Gross Sales: $28,480 Attendance: 1,726 Capacity: 1,900 ...

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SHATTERPOINT Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

Brampton, Ontario-based heavy/thrash metal quartet SHATTERPOINT have inked a deal with Power Play Records. The band, who have established themselves as a dominant force in the Toronto metal scene and have played with such heavy hitters as AMON AMARTH and BEHEMOTH, are putting the final touches on their new full-length album, "Dead Precedence", with producer ...

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AMON AMARTH To Begin Working On New Album In January

Sweden's AMON AMARTH have posted the following message on their official web site: "Well, the U.S. tour is over for this time. We've had a fucking great time during these six weeks, and we'd like to thank CHILDREN OF BODOM and their crew for a fantastic tour. Thanks also to TRIVIUM with crew, and good ...

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AEROSMITH, MÖTLEY CRÜE, DEF LEPPARD, DISTURBED Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: AEROSMITH, LENNY KRAVITZ Venue: Pepsi Arena City/State: Albany, N.Y. Date: Nov. 30, 2005 Gross Sales: $1,136,582 Attendance: 12,662 Capacity: 12,662 Artist/Event: AEROSMITH, LENNY KRAVITZ Venue: Wolstein Center City/State: Cleveland, Ohio Date: Dec. 4, 2005 Gross Sales: ...

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UNLEASHED Prepare To Record New Album

Legendary Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED are in the final stages of pre-production for their new album and are slated to record the CD in January/February 2006 for a tentative summer release. In other news, UNLEASHED have confirmed the following festival appearances during 2006: Mar. 04 - Katowice, POL – Spodek (Metal Mania Festival) Jun. 16-17 ...

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