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SACRED REICH Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Reactivated Arizona thrashers SACRED REICH have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 6-9, 2012 in Slvesborg, Blekinge in southern Sweden. Around 70 bands will perform on the festival's five stages next summer. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLUE YSTER CULT BONAFIDE DANKO ...

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KALEDON: 'Steel Maker' Video Released

"Steel Maker", the new video from Italian power metallers KALEDON, can be seen below. The previously unreleased song is featured on the band's forthcoming best-of album, "Mightiest Hits", which will be released in January 2012 via Scarlet Records. "Mightiest Hits" track listing: Disc 1 01. Steel Maker (previously unreleased) 02. In Search Of Kaledon 03. ...

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PRIMAL FEAR: More 'Unbreakable' Album Details Revealed; Single Sample Available

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR will release their ninth studio album, "Unbreakable", on January 24, 2012 in the U.S. via Frontiers Records. The CD was tracked in part at House Of Music studios in Winterbach, Germany with producer/bassist Mat Sinner and engineer Achim Khler (EDGUY, MASTERPLAN). According to a press release, "Unbreakable" "combines the skills ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Completes Work On New Album

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR have completed mixing and mastering their new album, "Unbreakable", which is scheduled for a January 20, 2012 release via Frontiers Records. The CD was tracked at House Of Music studios in Winterbach, Germany with producer/bassist Mat Sinner and engineer Achim Khler (EDGUY, MASTERPLAN). "Unbreakable" will feature the following songs: * ...

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SYMPHONY X Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

New Jersey progressive metallers SYMPHONY X have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 6-9, 2012 in Slvesborg, Blekinge in southern Sweden. Around 70 bands will perform on the festival's five stages next summer. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLUE YSTER CULT BONAFIDE ...

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FULLFORCE: 'Open Your Eyes' Video Released

"Open Your Eyes", the new video from FULLFORCE the Swedish melodic metal outfit featuring Mike Andersson (CLOUDSCAPE, SILENT MEMORIAL, PLANET ALLIANCE) on vocals, Stefan Elmgren (HAMMERFALL) on guitar, Anders Johansson (HAMMERFALL, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on drums, Carl-Johan Grimmark (NARNIA) on guitar, and Tommy Larsson (HEED) on bass can be seen below. Produced once again by Rainer ...

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PRIMAL FEAR To Film 'Bad Guys Wear Black' Video

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR are preparing to film a video for the song "Bad Guys Wear Black" at an "amazing" location in Nrnberg, Germany. The track comes off the band's new album, "Unbreakable", which is scheduled for a January 20, 2012 release via Frontiers Records. The CD was tracked at House Of Music studios ...

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Age of the Joker - EDGUY

I was starting to get concerned about EDGUY after the release of 2009's "Tinnitus Sanctus", an album that sounded as though the German melodic hard rockers had lost their spirited edge and ability to pen the kind of bombastic anthems heard on supreme efforts "Rocket Ride" and "Hellfire Club". Though not a poor disc, especially ...

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EDGUY: Three German Shows Postponed

German melodic metallers EDGUY have been forced to postpone three concerts in their home country this weekend (Essen, Fulda and Bamberg) after the band's lead singer, Tobias Sammet, was diagnosed with a virus infection and an accute laryngitis. The group is working on rescheduling the concerts in late October. Tickets for all three shows will ...

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EDGUY: 'Age Of The Joker' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Age Of The Joker", the new album from German melodic metallers EDGUY, sold around 1,200 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD debuted at No. 21 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have ...

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MANOWAR To Headline Holland's FORCES OF METAL Festival

MANOWAR has been confirmed for the Forces Of Metal festival, set to take place June 8-9, 2012 at the E3 beach in Eersel, The Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): CHROME DIVISION CRASHDIET DARK FUNERAL DRACONIAN EDGUY JETT BLACK KAMELOT MANOWAR THE POODLES ROCK SUGAR SAINT DEAMON SAMAEL STEELHEART ...

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EDGUY: More 'Age Of The Joker' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"Age Of The Joker", the new album from German melodic metallers EDGUY, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Germany: #3 Czech Republic: #10 Sweden: #10 Switzerland: #13 UK (Rock Chart): #14 Finland: #15 Norway: #26 Austria: #30 Spain #44 France: #63 Japan: #74 Italy: #79 Commented EDGUY vocalist Tobias Sammet: "Nuclear Blast gave us ...

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EDGUY: New Video Interview With JENS LUDWIG

Patty's Pit conducted an interview with guitarist Jens Ludwig of German melodic metallers EDGUY at this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, which was held August 4-6, 2011 in Wacken, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. EDGUY's new album, "Age Of The Joker", entered the German Media Control chart at position ...

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U.D.O. To Headline Germany's 'Metal Addiction' Festival

U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, will headline the Metal Addiction festival, a special event to celebrate AFM Records' 15th anniversary, on November 26 at Markthalle in Hamburg, Germany. 15 of the label's top artists and new hopefuls will perform at the event, which will include several special attractions, like ...

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Singer LORI LEWIS Gets 'Permanent' Status In THERION

AESMA DAEVA singer Lori Lewis has officially joined Swedish progressive/experimental metallers THERION as a "permanent" member. THERION mainman Christofer Johnsson states, "[Lori] has been a fantastic partner of the band being a great friend and making the best operatic performance known to the metal world for several years. Now she will also be an active ...

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PRIMAL FEAR To Begin Mixing 'Unbreakable' On Monday

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR have finished recording their new album, "Unbreakable", and will begin mixing the effort on Monday, September 12. The CD, which is scheduled for a January 20, 2012 release via Frontiers Records, was tracked at House Of Music studios in Winterbach, Germany with producer/bassist Mat Sinner and engineer Achim Khler (EDGUY, ...

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EDGUY: 'Age Of The Joker' Cracks German Top 3

"Age Of The Joker", the new album from German melodic metallers EDGUY, has entered the Media Control chart in the band's home country at position No. 3. Commented the group: "Thank you all for getting an original copy of 'Age Of The Joker' and making this possible. It might have been the strongest chart week ...

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EDGUY: New Video Interview Posted Online

Barbara Caserta of Italian web radio Linearock.it recently conducted a video interview with singer Tobias Sammet and guitarist Jens Ludwig of German melodic metallers EDGUY. You can now watch the 27-minute chat below. EDGUY's new album, "Age Of The Joker", was released in Europe on August 29 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD ...

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