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Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD Festival: Complete Schedule Announced

The complete schedule for this year's installment of Bang Your Head festival, set to take place Jun. 27-28 in Balingen, Germany, has been announced. It is as follows: Friday, June 27 DESTRUCTOR (opener) BITCH ROBROCK AMON AMARTH AXXIS T.N.T. ANNIHILATOR DOKKEN SODOM HAMMERFALL DIO (headliner) Saturday, June 28 HIRAX (opener) ANGELWITCH MASTERPLAN BRAINSTORM PINK CREAM ...

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HYPOCRISY Pull Out Of X-MASS FESTIVALS European Tour

Sweden's HYPOCRISY, the band led by acclaimed metal producer and PAIN frontman Peter Tägtgren, have pulled out of the upcoming X-Mass Festivals European tour, set to kick off on Dec. 7 in London, U.K. No reason was given for their cancellation. The full line-up for the festival is now as follows: DEICIDE DESTRUCTION AMON AMARTH ...

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DEICIDE Confirmed For X-MASS FESTIVALS European Tour

DEICIDE have been confirmed as the headliners of the forthcoming X-Mass Festivals European tour, set to kick off on Dec.7 in London, U.K. The full line-up for the festival is as follows: DEICIDE DESTRUCTION AMON AMARTH NILE GRAVEWORM DEW-SCENTED MISERY INDEX DISBELIEF Confirmed X-Mass Festivals tour dates: Dec. 07 – London, UK - Camden Palace ...

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HALFORD Manager Says THE METAL GODS Tour Could Not Be Rescheduled Before The Fall

HALFORD manager John Baxter has issued a statement defending the group's decision to limit the "scaled-down" version of The 2003 Metal Gods North American Tour to only a handful of dates, beginning with the June 3 show at The Phoenix in Petaluma, California. As previously reported, the original multi-band package featuring HALFORD, co-headliners TESTAMENT, IMMORTAL, ...

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NILE, KREATOR, VADER: First Tour Dates Announced

The first few dates have been announced for the forthcoming "Art of Noise II" tour, featuring headliners NILE with support from KREATOR, VADER, AMON AMARTH and GOATWHORE. The trek, which is tentatively scheduled to kick off on Sept. 30 and conclude on Oct. 27, will include the following stops: Oct. 05 - Club 101 - ...

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NILE/KREATOR/VADER Tour Gets A Name

The forthcoming North American tour featuring NILE, KREATOR, VADER, AMON AMARTH and GOATWHORE has been dubbed "Art of Noise 2". The trek, which is scheduled to kick off in late September, will feature NILE in the headlining slot. More information will be made available soon. ...

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HALFORD: More Rescheduled Dates Announced

More dates have been confirmed for the "scaled-down" version of The 2003 Metal Gods North American Tour, to be headlined by HALFORD and scheduled to kick off in early June. As previously reported, the original multi-band package featuring HALFORD, co-headliners TESTAMENT, IMMORTAL, CARNAL FORGE, PRIMAL FEAR, PAINMUSEUM, and AMON AMARTH was called off earlier in ...

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HALFORD: First Rescheduled THE METAL GODS Dates Announced

The first few dates have been confirmed for a "scaled-down" version of The 2003 Metal Gods North American Tour, to be headlined by HALFORD and scheduled to kick off in early June. As previously reported, the original multi-band package featuring HALFORD, co-headliners TESTAMENT, IMMORTAL, CARNAL FORGE, PRIMAL FEAR, PAINMUSEUM, and AMON AMARTH was called off ...

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PRIMAL FEAR: 'Unbelievably Disappointed And Sad' Over THE METAL GODS Tour Cancellation

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR have issued a statement explaining their position regarding the recent cancellation of The 2003 Metal Gods North American Tour. As previously reported, the multi-band package trek featuring HALFORD, co-headliners TESTAMENT, IMMORTAL, CARNAL FORGE, PRIMAL FEAR, PAINMUSEUM, and AMON AMARTH was called off last Friday (May 2) due to "contractual difficulties." ...

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TESTAMENT Manager Attempts To 'Shed Light' On METAL GODS TOUR Cancellation

TESTAMENT manager Phil Arnold of Thrill Entertainment has issued a rambling statement in response to fan speculation over the cause of the cancellation of the band's The 2003 Metal Gods North American Tour. As previously reported, the multi-band package trek featuring HALFORD, co-headliners TESTAMENT, IMMORTAL, CARNAL FORGE, PRIMAL FEAR, PAINMUSEUM, and AMON AMARTH was called ...

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HALFORD Manager Says A Single Person Caused Collapse Of METAL GODS Tour

HALFORD manager John Baxter has offered more details regarding the cancellation of The 2003 Metal Gods North American Tour, a multi-band package featuring HALFORD, co-headliners TESTAMENT, IMMORTAL, CARNAL FORGE, PRIMAL FEAR, PAINMUSEUM, and AMON AMARTH. According to Baxter, "It was a single individual that caused the collapse of the tour. The individual's employer [apparently referring ...

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THE 2003 METAL GODS NORTH AMERICAN TOUR Cancelled!!!

The 2003 Metal Gods North American Tour, a multi-band package featuring HALFORD, co-headliners TESTAMENT, IMMORTAL, CARNAL FORGE, PRIMAL FEAR, PAINMUSEUM, and AMON AMARTH, has been officially cancelled due to "contractual difficulties." The following is the official statement on the matter from HALFORD manager John Baxter: "I'm sorry to have to report the following, but the ...

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THE PROJECT HATE Name New Album

Sweden's THE PROJECT HATE, featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame on lead vocals, have set "Hate, Dominate, Congregate, Eliminate" as the title for their forthcoming third album, due later in the year through ENTOMBED's Threeman Records. "Hate, Dominate, Congregate, Eliminate" was recorded at Soundlab Studios (where the band's last CD, "When We Are Done, Your ...

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THE 2003 METAL GODS TOUR: More Dates Announced

The following are the confirmed dates so far for The 2003 Metal Gods Tour, a multi-band package featuring HALFORD, co-headliners TESTAMENT, IMMORTAL, CARNAL FORGE, PRIMAL FEAR, PAINMUSEUM, and AMON AMARTH: Apr. 25 - Chicago, IL @ House of Blues Apr. 26 - Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theatre Apr. 27 - Detroit, MI @ Clutch Cargos ...

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THE 2003 METAL GODS TOUR: More Dates Confirmed

The following are the confirmed dates so far for The 2003 Metal Gods Tour, a multi-band package featuring HALFORD, co-headliners TESTAMENT, IMMORTAL, CARNAL FORGE, PRIMAL FEAR, PAINMUSEUM, and AMON AMARTH: Apr. 25 - Chicago, IL @ House of Blues Apr. 26 - Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theatre Apr. 27 - Detroit, MI @ Clutch Cargos ...

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VEHEMENCE Drop Off DEICIDE Tour

Arizona's VEHEMENCE have regrettably had to pull off of the last few dates of the DEICIDE/AMON AMARTH tour due to sickness. Vocalist Nathan Gearhart caught a very serious sinus infection that affected his throat and made it impossible to continue the final dates. "VEHEMENCE would like to thank all of their friends and fans that ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Drummer Promises To Give '150%'

PRIMAL FEAR drummer Klaus Sperling has issued a statement regarding his decision to sit out the group's upcoming The 2003 Metal Gods Tour, also featuring HALFORD, co-headliners TESTAMENT, IMMORTAL, CARNAL FORGE, PAINMUSEUM, and AMON AMARTH. "Hi fans & friends, I'm really sorry, that I can't be a part of the touring line up of the ...

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THE 2003 METAL GODS TOUR: More Dates Released!

Most of the tentative/unconfirmed dates have been released for The 2003 Metal Gods Tour, a multi-band package featuring HALFORD, co-headliners TESTAMENT, IMMORTAL, CARNAL FORGE, PRIMAL FEAR, PAINMUSEUM, and AMON AMARTH. The dates are as follows: Apr. 25 - Chicago, IL @ House Of Blues Apr. 26 - Cleveland, OH @ The Agora Apr. 27 - ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Officially Confirmed For THE 2003 METAL GODS TOUR

PRIMAL FEAR have been officially confirmed for the upcoming The 2003 Metal Gods Tour, a multi-band package also featuring HALFORD, co-headliners TESTAMENT, IMMORTAL, CARNAL FORGE, PAINMUSEUM, and AMON AMARTH. PRIMAL FEAR, who will appear fourth on the bill, will be utilizing the services of ANNIHILATOR drummer Randy Black as a replacement for Klaus Sperrling, who ...

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THE 2003 METAL GODS TOUR: First Dates Announced

The first few dates have been announced for The 2003 Metal Gods Tour, a multi-band package featuring HALFORD, co-headliners TESTAMENT, IMMORTAL, CARNAL FORGE, PRIMAL FEAR, PAINMUSEUM, and AMON AMARTH. They are as follows: Apr. 25 – Chicago, IL @ House of Blues, Chicago, IL April 26 - Cleveland, OH @ TBA May 04 - Worcester, ...

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DEICIDE/AMON AMARTH Tour: Denver Show Cancelled!

The DEICIDE/AMON AMARTH show in Denver, Colorado on Thursday, March 27 has been cancelled. According to AMON AMARTH guitarist Olavi Mikkonen, "the show is cancelled because there is no way we can manage to make the drive from Seattle to Denver on time. Bad weather and roads that [have] been closed simply make it impossible ...

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