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MORBID ANGEL Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

MORBID ANGEL have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ARCH ENEMY ATHEIST BATTLELORE BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CALIBAN CARNIVORE CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM DANKO JONES D'ESPAIRSRAY DIE ...

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SLIPKNOT Guitarist To Embark On IBANEZ Clinic Tour

SLIPKNOT guitarist Mick Thomson is setting out on a 5-city guitar clinic tour, during which he hopes to create an intimate setting for interacting with his fans, as well as unveiling his new custom-designed Ibanez MTM1 Mick Thomson signature electric guitar. The MTM1 was custom designed to Mick's exact specifications, including his choice of pickups, ...

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PRESIDENT EVIL To Support MINISTRY In Europe

Bremen, Germany-based PRESIDENT EVIL have been confirmed as the support act for MINISTRY on the following European dates: Jul. 31 - Paris, FRA - La Locomotive Aug. 02 - London, UK - Forum Aug. 09 - Vienna, AUT - Planet Music Aug. 12 - Dresden, GER - Alte Reithalle Aug. 15 - Rimini, ITA - ...

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FIREBALL MINISTRY To Support DISTURBED

The Los Angeles-based hard rock quartet FIREBALL MINISTRY will soon return to the road for a series of shows alongside multi-platinum rockers DISTURBED. The groups — who performed a sold-out California show together in January — will tour America and Canada for two weeks beginning on May 20. These will be DISTURBED's final North American ...

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SATYRICON: Live Interview To Air Tonight

SATYRICON will be the featured guests on the Norwegian metal radio show "Tinitus", airing tonight (April 5) between 20:00 (8:00 p.m.) and 22:00 (10:00 p.m.) on P3. The show is also available on the Internet: www.nrk.no/tinitus. An official press release from "Tinitus" reads as follows: "Guitarist Steinar Gundersen and Obsidian C [a.k.a. Arnt ...

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HELLOWEEN, CELTIC FROST, DARK FUNERAL, ANNIHILATOR Confirmed For Spain's METALWAY FESTIVAL

HELLOWEEN, CELTIC FROST, DARK FUNERAL, ANNIHILATOR and MINISTRY are among the confirmed bands for the Metalway Festival, set to take place July 28-30 at the campo de fútbol Santa Lucia in Gernika (Bizkaia), Spain. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ANNIHILATOR BARON ROJO CELTIC FROST DARK FUNERAL DREAMAKER EDGUY GAMMA RAY GOTTHARD HELLOWEEN ...

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VREID, CALIBAN Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

VREID and CALIBAN have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ATHEIST BATTLELORE BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CALIBAN CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM D'ESPAIRSRAY DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EKTOMORF EMPEROR END ...

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NOCTURNAL RITES Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish melodic metallers NOCTURNAL RITES have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ATHEIST BATTLELORE BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM D'ESPAIRSRAY DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EKTOMORF EMPEROR ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist FRIEDMAN Featured In New Japanese TV Show

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman's official web site has been updated with the following message: "The sequel to last year's hit [Japanese] TV show 'Hebimetasan' is called 'Rock Fujiyama' and [it] makes its debut April 3rd! Marty and the rest of the cast can be seen every Monday night at 1AM on TV Tokyo. "'Hebimetasan', ...

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REVOLTING COCKS: Members Of SOCIETY 1, DRAIN STH Join Touring Lineup

REVOLTING COCKS — the side project of MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgensen — have announced the lineup for their upcoming tour as the support act for MINISTRY. The trek, dubbed MasterBaTouR, will kick off in early May and will also feature the San Antonio, Texas-based band PITBULL DAYCARE. REVOLTING COCKS' 2006 touring lineup: Al Jourgensen (MINISTRY) ...

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WHITESNAKE Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

WHITESNAKE have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ATHEIST BATTLELORE BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM D'ESPAIRSRAY DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EKTOMORF EMPEROR END OF GREEN FINNTROLL ...

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LEAVES' EYES Frontwoman LIV KRISTINE Confirmed For Germany's M'ERA LUNA FESTIVAL

LEAVES' EYES/ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY frontwoman Liv Kristine has been confirmed for the M'era Luna Festival, set to take place August 12-13 in Hildesheim, Germany. Other acts scheduled to appear at the festival include APOPTYGMA BERZERK, DEATHSTARS, DIE KRUPPS, DOPE STARS INC., ELIS, EPICA, FRONTLINE ASSEMBLY, GOTHMINISTER, IN EXTREMO, MINISTRY, THE GATHERING, TRISTANIA and WITHIN TEMPTATION. ...

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RIOT: More European Tour Dates Announced

Veteran hard rockers RIOT have added more European dates to their current itinerary. The group's schedule is shaping up as follows: Mar. 17 - Palencia, SPA @ Carabel Mar. 18 - Bilbao, SPA @ Santana 27 Mar. 19 - Madrid, SPA @ Copernico Apr. 08 - Lauda – Konigshofen, GER @ Tauber Franken Hall Apr. ...

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SLIPKNOT: Special Videocast Available Online

"Metal Injection" has once again uploaded their "Slipknot Mixtape", featuring two interviews with the band where they discuss their live shows, videos and the future of SLIPKNOT. Also included is SLIPKNOT live footage and videos. The videocast can be downloaded for FREE by clicking here. SLIPKNOT capped off an amazing two years on ...

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