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BANG YOUR HEAD Festival Photos Posted Online

Hungary's HardRock.hu webzine has uploaded a hundred photos taken at last month's Bang Your Head festival, which took place in Balingen, Germany. The festival included performances from such artists as MORGANA LEFAY, EXCITER, KAMELOT, KROKUS, DESTRUCTION, AMON AMARTH, DORO, U.D.O., GAMMA RAY, and SAXON, among others. Check out the pictures at this location. ...

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UNLEASHED To Film WITH FULL FORCE Performance For Upcoming DVD

Legendary Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED will be filming their July 1 performance at the With Full Force festival in Leipzig, Germany for an upcoming full-length DVD, tentatively due next year. "Together with all the UNLEASHED warriors we'll make the loudest piece of video in the history of death metal," the band write on their web ...

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MANOWAR Confirmed For Turkey's ROCK THE NATIONS Festival

MANOWAR are the first confirmed band for this year's edition of the Rock the Nations open-air festival, set to take place August 6 at Seven Towers of Istanbul in Turkey. About seven bands will be sharing the stage with MANOWAR. Other confirmed acts will be announced soon. Rock the Nations' first installment (2003) featured performances ...

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HATE PROFILE To Release Debut Album In November

HATE PROFILE, the new "cold, eerie and chaotic" black metal project featuring Amon 418 (HORTUS ANIMAE, OPPOSITE SIDES) and GroM (ANCIENT, HORTUS ANIMAE), will release their debut album, "The Khaos Hatefile", in November. However, the identity of the label that will release the album won't be revealed until "the ink dries out," the group write ...

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UNLEASHED Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Magazine's Annual Cruise

Legendary Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED have been confirmed for the Sweden Rock magazine's annual roundtrip cruise from Sweden to Finland on September 30. More information will be made available soon. In other news, UNLEASHED frontman Johnny Hedlund has issued the following update: "I'd also like to take the opportunity to thank all the Swedish warriors ...

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CROWPATH Comment On CEPHALIC CARNAGE U.K. Tour

Swedish metalcore act CROWPATH will have their full-length debut, "Red on Chrome" released on June 6 through the unholy alliance of Earache Records and Willowtip. CROWPATH will support CEPHALIC CARNAGE on a U.K. tour this June/July. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 27 - Manchester, UK @ Rockworld Jun. 28 - Leeds, UK @ Joseph's ...

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OPETH And SKINDRED Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

OPETH and SKINDRED have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Summer Breeze festival, set to be held August 18-20 in Abtsgmünd, Germany. The complete list of artists currently confirmed to appear at the festival is as follows: AMON AMARTH ANOREXIA NERVOSA ATROCITY BARCODE BEHEMOTH BORN FROM PAIN CALIBAN DARK TRANQUILLITY DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER ...

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HATESPHERE Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

Danish thrashers HATESPHERE have been confirmed for this year's Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 24-26 in Dessel, Belgium. HATESPHERE will perform on Sunday, June 26 between 1:20 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. on the Marquee II stage. The billing for the 10th-anniversary edition of the Graspop Metal Meeting is shaping up as follows: ...

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AMON AMARTH Confirm DVD Shoot

Swedish metallers AMON AMARTH have posted the following message on their official web site: "We will be teaming up with labelmates CATARACT and IMPIOUS for a short summer tour inbetween our headlining appearances at Party.San and Summer Breeze Open Air festivals! "The show in Köln (Cologne) will be filmed for a DVD-recording to be released ...

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(N)utopia - GRAVEWORM

While melodic black metal may have been an accurate description for Italy's GRAVEWORM across several albums since 1997, on "(N)utopia" the black metal parts fit only in bits and pieces. A machine-like delivery that consists of industrial-tinged chugging riffs, a marginally pensive rhythm section, and lush/gothy melodic keyboard washes that border on symphonic would seem ...

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BRAINSTORM Replace DREAM EVIL At Sweden's GATES OF METAL Festival

BRAINSTORM have replaced DREAM EVIL on the billing of this year's Gates of Metal festival, set to take place August 5-6 at Folkets Park in Hultsfred, Sweden. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: DIMMU BORGIR EDGUY CHILDREN OF BODOM MASTERPLAN DARK TRANQUILLITY GRAVE DIGGER AMON AMARTH BRAINSTORM MOONSORROW EVERGREY NOCTURNAL RITES SABATON ...

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CROWPATH To Enter Studio In August

Swedish metalcore act CROWPATH will enter Berno Studios (THE HAUNTED, DEFLESHED, GOD DETHRONED, AMON AMARTH, KAAMOS) in Malmö, Sweden on August 12 to begin recording their sophomore album, tentatively due in early 2006. The follow-up to 2004's "Red on Chrome" will feature such cuts as "Pigeonsmasher" and "The Will to Burn", CROWPATH's full-length debut, "Red ...

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France's FURY FEST: Complete Schedule Announced

The complete schedule has been announced for the 2005 edition of Fury Fest, set to take place June 24-26 in Le Mans, France. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, June 24: Main Stage: 00.15 - 1.15 JELLO BIAFRA AND THE MELVINS 22.30 - 23.15 ANTHRAX 21.00 - 21.45 MILLENCOLIN 19.30 - 20.15 ...

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CHIMAIRA Pull Out Of Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING; MEGADETH, MADBALL Others Added To Bill

CHIMAIRA and BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE have cancelled their participation in this year's Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 24-26 in Dessel, Belgium. Meanwhile, MADBALL have re-confirmed their appearance at the festival, along with latest additions MEGADETH, SKITSOTY, TERROR, AMEN, PRO-PAIN, DRAGONFORCE, GOREFEST, PETER PAN SPEEDROCK and SIRENIA. The billing for the 10th-anniversary ...

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EVILDOER To Begin Recording Debut Album This Month

Swedish death/thrash metal act EVILDOER, who feature in their ranks WITHIN Y frontman Andreas Solveström, will enter Berno Studios (THE HAUNTED, DEFLESHED, GOD DETHRONED, AMON AMARTH, KAAMOS) in Malmö, Sweden on April 18 to begin recording their debut album, tentatively due in August via Italy's Scarlet Records. "The working title for the album is 'Terror ...

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SAMAEL Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

Switzerland's SAMAEL have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place May 13-15 at Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT AMON AMARTH CHILDREN OF BODOM COMMUNIC ENSIFERUM GIRLSCHOOL HEAVEN SHALL BURN HELLFUELED JON OLIVA'S ...

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GOREFEST And SIRENIA Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

GOREFEST and SIRENIA have been confirmed for this year's Graspop Metal Meeting festival, set to take place June 24-26 in Dessel, Belgium. The billing for the 10th-anniversary edition of the the Graspop Metal Meeting is shaping up as follows: Friday, June 24: SYSTEM OF A DOWN WITHIN TEMPTATION PAPA ROACH HELMET ALTER BRIDGE KREATOR CHIMAIRA ...

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THE ABSENCE Ink Deal With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has officially inked a worldwide deal with the Tampa, Florida's THE ABSENCE. Having previously self-released an EP, THE ABSENCE will enter Mana Studios in Tampa on April 10 with producer Erik Rutan (INTO THE MOAT, SOILENT GREEN, HATE ETERNAL) to record their first full-length release for Metal Blade, due out in the ...

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GIRLSCHOOL Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

Veteran U.K. all-girl hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place May 13-15 at Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. GIRLSCHOOL will be the headliners on Friday, May 13. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT AMON ...

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