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INCRAVE Begins Recording New Album

Swedish metallers INCRAVE are in the studio recording the follow-up to their self-titled debut album which came out earlier in the year on Sweden's Ulterium Records. The new CD will be mixed and mastered by Per Ryberg (BLOODBOUND, MORGANA LEFAY, TAD MOROSE) and the covert art will be painted by Kristian Wåhlin (AT THE GATES, ...

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TESTAMENT, KREATOR, SEPULTURA, MOTÖRHEAD: Photos From EARTHSHAKER FEST Available

High-quality photos from this year's Earthshaker Fest, which was held July 19-21 in Kreuth, Germany, have been posted online at the Metal-Experience.com web site. Included are pictures of the following artists: AFTER FOREVER CRADLE OF FILTH DEADLOCK DEW-SCENTED ELUVEITIE FREEDOM CALL GAMMA RAY GOD DETHRONED GRAVE DIGGER GRAVEWORM HATESPHERE J.B.O. KORPIKLAANI KREATOR LEGION OF THE ...

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IN FLAMES, DARK TRANQUILLITY, KEEP OF KALESSIN: Photos From ARVIKAFESTIVALEN Available

More than 160 high-quality photos from this year's Arvikafestivalen taken by Swedish metal photographer Daniel Falk have been posted online at MetalNyheter.se. Arvikafestivalen 2007 was held July 12-14 in Arvika Sweden. Bands that appeared at the event included: DARK TRANQUILLITY IN FLAMES WITHIN TEMPTATION PAIN KEEP OF KALESSIN VOMITORY SABATON THE 69 EYES ...

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DEADLOCK Confirmed For Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

German metalcore act DEADLOCK has been confirmed for the Earthshaker Fest, set to take place July 19-21 in Kreuth, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AFTER FOREVER BEATALLICA CRADLE OF FILTH DEADLOCK DEW-SCENTED DEZPERADOZ ELUVEITIE FEAR MY THOUGHTS FREEDOM CALL GAMMA RAY GOD DETHRONED GRAVE DIGGER GRAVEWORM HATESPHERE J.B.O. ...

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RUNAMOK Confirmed For Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

German thrashers RUNAMOK, featuring former PARADOX, TYRAN PACE and FINAL BREATH members, have been confirmed for the Earthshaker Fest, set to take place July 19-21 in Kreuth, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AFTER FOREVER BEATALLICA CRADLE OF FILTH DEW-SCENTED DEZPERADOZ ELUVEITIE FEAR MY THOUGHTS FREEDOM CALL GAMMA RAY ...

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JUSTICE Confirmed For Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

German thrashers JUSTICE have been confirmed for the Earthshaker Fest, set to take place July 19-21 in Kreuth, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AFTER FOREVER CRADLE OF FILTH DEW-SCENTED DEZPERADOZ ELUVEITIE FEAR MY THOUGHTS FREEDOM CALL GAMMA RAY GOD DETHRONED GRAVE DIGGER GRAVEWORM HATESPHERE J.B.O. JUSTICE KEEP OF ...

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NON-DIVINE Parts Ways With Drummer, Announces Replacement

Dutch metal band NON-DIVINE has issued the following update: "Ruben Viets, drummer of NON-DIVINE since NON-DIVINE's start at 1999, found out that he lost his ambition for playing music and decided to leave the band. NON-DIVINE shows their deepest respect for his decision that was a difficult one for sure. He will be missed as ...

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DEW-SCENTED Replaces NAGLFAR At Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

German thrashers DEW-SCENTED have replaced NAGLFAR on the billing of this year's edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place May 25-27 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The lineup is now as follows (in alphabetical order): AMON AMARTH ARMORED SAINT AXEL RUDI PELL BULLET CATARACT CRUCIFIED BARBARA DARK FUNERAL DEATH ANGEL DEW-SCENTED GRAVE DIGGER HAMMERFALL ...

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MEMFIS Confirmed For Sweden's PEACE & LOVE Festival

Swedish progressive metal band MEMFIS has been confirmed for the Peace & Love festival, set to take place June 28-30 in the center of Borlänge, Sweden. Also scheduled to appear are VADER, BEHEMOTH MESHUGGAH, HAMMERFALL, CRASHDIET, IGGY & THE STOOGES, HANOI ROCKS, SABATON, MORGANA LEFAY and DOZER, among others. In 2006, the festival organizers began ...

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EMERALD Parts Ways With Drummer, Announces Replacement

Swiss melodic metallers EMERALD have issued the following update: "We have sad news and good news. EMERALD member Andreas Bächler (drums) has decided to leave the band! He would like to set new priorities in his life and turn to other interests. There are no hard feelings between Andreas and the rest of the band, ...

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EVANESCENCE, DARK TRANQUILLITY, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Confirmed For HULTSFRED FESTIVAL

EVANESCENCE, DARK TRANQUILLITY, MEMFIS, ENTER THE HUNT, MCQUEEN, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and BLOOD BROTHERS have been confirmed for this year's Hultsfred festival, which is scheduled to take place June 14-16 in Hultsfred, Sweden. Also scheduled to appear are BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, CONVERGE, HATEBREED, HATESPHERE, KORN, LAMB OF GOD, OZZY OSBOURNE, SABATON and VELVET REVOLVER, among many ...

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DESTRUCTION: More Tour Dates Announced

Long-running German thrashers DESTRUCTION have lined up the following dates: May 11 - Essen, Germany - Turock May 12 - Nancy, Pagney, France - Chez Paulette (with INSANE) May 14 - Toulouse, France - Havana Cafe (with SABATON, THUNDERBOLT) May 15 - Irun, Spain - Tunk May 16 - Vigo, Spain - Sala A May ...

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CHIMAIRA Confirmed For Sweden's HULTSFRED Festival

Cleveland's CHIMAIRA has been confirmed for this year's Hultsfred festival, which is scheduled to take place June 14-16 in Hultsfred, Sweden (CHIMAIRA will perform on June 14). The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 50 CENT [US] AIDEN [US] AMY WINEHOUSE [UK] ANNA TERNHEIM [S] ASHA ALI [S] AVATAR [S] BLACK ...

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EMERALD: New Album Delayed

Swiss melodic metallers EMERALD entered a studio in Aue, Germany on February 10 to begin recording their fourth album, entitled "Hymns to Steel". The band has issued the following update: "Due to a bad infection, EMERALD singer Jvo [Julmy] could not record his vocals during the recording sessions in Aue. Besides the vocals, EMERALD finished ...

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VADER, BEHEMOTH Confirmed For Sweden's PEACE & LOVE Festival

Polish metal veterans VADER and BEHEMOTH have been confirmed for the Peace & Love festival, set to take place June 28-30 in the center of Borlänge, Sweden. Also scheduled to appear are MESHUGGAH, HAMMERFALL, CRASHDIET, IGGY & THE STOOGES, HANOI ROCKS, SABATON, MORGANA LEFAY and DOZER, among others. In 2006, the festival organizers began to ...

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PAIN CONFESSOR, STAM1NA, LOS BASTARDOS Confirmed For Finland's SAUNA OPEN AIR Festival

PAIN CONFESSOR, STAM1NA and LOS BASTARDOS have been confirmed for the 2007 edition of the Sauna Open Air festival, set to take place June 7-9 in Tampere, Finland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ENTWINE HEAVEN AND HELL KORPIKLAANI KOTIPELTO KOTITEOLLISUUS LEVERAGE LOS BASTARDOS MEGADETH PAIN CONFESSOR POISONBLACK SABATON SONATA ...

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POISONBLACK Confirmed For Finland's SAUNA OPEN AIR Festival

POISONBLACK, the Finnish band featuring Ville Laihiala (vocals, guitar; formerly of SENTENCED), has been confirmed for the 2007 edition of the Sauna Open Air festival, set to take place June 7-9 in Tampere, Finland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Thursday, June 7: MEGADETH KOTIPELTO KORPIKLAANI Friday, June 8: TYPE O NEGATIVE POISONBLACK ...

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MESHUGGAH To Headline Italy's FROZEN ROCK OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH have been confirmed as the headliners of the first edition of the Frozen Rock Open Air festival, a brand-new extreme-metal event which will be held July 14 at Prato dei Popoli, Area impianti sportive, Marcon, Italy. As previously reported, MESHUGGAH will perform at the Peace & Love festival, set to ...

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VADER Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

Veteran Polish death metallers VADER have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place May 25-27 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMON AMARTH ARMORED SAINT AXEL RUDI PELL BULLET CATARACT DARK FUNERAL GRAVE DIGGER HAMMERFALL HARDCORE SUPERSTAR HEAVEN SHALL ...

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