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THERION Finishes Recording New Album

THERION mainman Christofer Johnsson has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "We're happy to announce that the recordings [for the new THERION album] have been finished and that the mix of the album is in progress. We estimate to have the album done by the end of the month and the ...

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SABATON To Support LORDI In Sweden

Swedish metallers SABATON will support Eurovision Song Contest winners LORDI on the following dates: Sep. 16 - Stockholm - Globen Anexet (S) Sep. 19 - Göteborg - Lissebergshallen (S) Sep. 20 - Malmö - Baltiska Hallen (S) SABATON's third full-length album, "Attero Dominatus", was released in July via Black Lodge Records. The CD's artwork was ...

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SABATON: Swedish Tour Dates Announced

Swedish metallers SABATON have lined up the following dates in their home country during the coming months: Sep. 29 - Mariestad - Björnes Magasin Sep. 30 - Karlstad - Nöjesfabriken Oct. 07 - Örebro - Satin Oct. 14 - Kalmar Oct. 28 - Linköping - Skylten Nov. 01 - Kristianstad - Nöjesmagazinet Scala Nov. 02 ...

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EVERGRACE Signs With ULTERIUM RECORDS

Ulterium Records has announced the signing of the Swedish heavy metal band EVERGRACE. The self-titled debut album is scheduled for a September 30 release. The track listing is as follows: 01. The Escape 02. Life has Just Begun... 03. Enough is Enough 04. Alive 05. Plastic Ideals 06. I Am You 07. Ulterior World 08. ...

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SABATON Replaces SAVAGE CIRCUS At Sweden's GATES OF METAL Festival

Swedish metallers SABATON have replaced SAVAGE CIRCUS on the billing of the Gates of Metal festival, set to take place August 4-5 at at Folkets Park in Hultsfred, Sweden. The lineup is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMORPHIS DEATHSTARS DESTRUCTION DISMEMBER HAMMERFALL HELLOWEEN LUMSK MACHINE MEN MAYHEM MINISTRY NAGLFAR NARNIA ONE MAN ...

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SABATON: Song-By-Song Description Of 'Attero Dominatus'

SABATON singer Joakim Brodèn has issued a track-by-track description of the band's third full-length album, "Attero Dominatus", due on July 28 via Black Lodge Records. It reads as follows: Track 1 - "Attero Dominatus": "This song is what SABATON is all about. A fast song in 6/8 beat and one hell of a chorus with ...

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SABATON To Release 'Attero Dominatus' In July

Sweden's SABATON will release their third full-length album, entitled "Attero Dominatus", on July 28 via Black Lodge Records. 11 songs were reportedly recorded for the follow-up to last year's "Primo Victoria". The CD's artwork is once again being handled by Mattias Norén of Progart Media. On May 13-14, a music video for the album's projected ...

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BLOODBOUND Confirmed For Sweden's ALINGSÅS HÅRDROCKSFESTIVAL

BLOODBOUND, the new Swedish metal band featuring Urban Breed (ex-TAD MOROSE; vocals), Fredrik Bergh (STREET TALK; bass, keyboards and backing vocals) and Tomas Olsson (lead and rhythm guitars), have been confirmed for the Alingsås Hårdrocksfestival, set to take place May 6 in Alingsås, Sweden. Other bands scheduled to appear include SABATON, DRACONIAN and LOUD N' ...

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SABATON To Enter Studio In January

Sweden's SABATON will enter the studio on January 2, 2006 to begin recording their third full-length album, tentatively due next spring via Black Lodge Records. 11 songs will be recorded for the follow-up to this year's "Primo Victoria". The CD's artwork will once again be handled by Mattias Norén of Progart Media. SABATON's sophomore full-length ...

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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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NAPALM DEATH And FREAK KITCHEN Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

NAPALM DEATH and FREAK KITCHEN have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: A.C.T ACCEPT ANGRA ANTHRAX ARCH ENEMY BEHEMOTH BLACK LABEL SOCIETY BLACKFOOT CANDLEMASS CRUCIFIED BARBARA ...

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ARCH ENEMY Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: MÖTLEY CRÜE ACCEPT SAMMY HAGAR AND THE WABOS KANSAS DREAM THEATER MEGADETH STATUS QUO ...

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ROB ROCK Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

Singer ROB ROCK (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) has been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: A.C.T ACCEPT ANTHRAX BEHEMOTH BLACK LABEL SOCIETY BLACKFOOT CANDLEMASS CRUCIFIED BARBARA CRYSTAL EYES ...

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ANTHRAX: 'Among The Living' Lineup Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

ANTHRAX's legendary "Among the Living" lineup has been confirmed for the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: A.C.T ACCEPT ANTHRAX ("Among the Living" lineup) BEHEMOTH BLACK LABEL SOCIETY BLACKFOOT CANDLEMASS CRUCIFIED BARBARA CRYSTAL EYES ...

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MEGADETH Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine announced at Tuesday night's (Feb. 15) concert in Stockholm that the band will be playing at this year's Sweden Rock festival — presumably as the third headliner along with MÖTLEY CRÜE and ACCEPT. The 2005 edition of the Sweden Rock festival will be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The billing ...

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STATUS QUO, LANA LANE, WE Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

STATUS QUO, LANA LANE and WE have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: A.C.T ACCEPT BEHEMOTH BLACK LABEL SOCIETY BLACKFOOT CANDLEMASS CRUCIFIED BARBARA CRYSTAL EYES DIO ...

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SABATON To Release New Album In March

Sweden's SABATON have set "Primo Victoria" as the title of their sophomore full-length effort, tentatively due in Scandinavia on March 9, 2005 via Black Lodge Records. The album was recorded in Studio Abyss in February 2004, mastered at Polar studios and features artwork by Mattias Norén of Progart Media. A couple of tracks from the ...

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SABATON Recruit Keyboardist

Sweden's SABATON have announced the addition of keyboardist Calle Sandlund to the group's ranks. Sandlund had handled the keys during the group's last two live performances, thereby giving frontman Joakim the opportunity to concentrate 100% on the vocals. As previously reported, SABATON will issue their new album, entitled Metalizer, via Underground Symphony Records later this ...

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