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LORDI To Release 'Bite It Like A Bulldog' Single Next Month

Finland's Sony BMG will release the new single from LORDI, "Bite It like a Bulldog", on August 13. The song comes off the Finnish hard rock monsters' new album, which is scheduled for release in North America on October 28 via The End Records. The as-yet-untitled CD "will showcase the band's trademark melodic hard rock ...

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BIOHAZARD, DEATH ANGEL, FORBIDDEN, LORDI, QUEENSRŸCHE, SLAYER: Photos From WALDROCK Available

High-quality photos from this year's Waldrock festival, which was held July 5 in Bergum, Holland, have been posted at Metal-Experience.com. Included are pictures of the following artists: 1349 ALCHEMIST BIOHAZARD DEATH ANGEL DEATH BY STEREO FORBIDDEN GREYLINE HAIL OF BULLETS HELMET HOLLENTHON LIFE OF AGONY LORDI MORBID ANGEL MY DYING BRIDE PAGAN'S MIND ...

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GIRLSCHOOL Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Veteran British all-female hard rock band GIRLSCHOOL has been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: 3 INCHES OF BLOOD AIRBOURNE ALESTORM AS I LAY DYING AT THE GATES AUTUMN AVANTASIA AVENGED ...

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LORDI: New Album Release Date Announced

Finnish hard rock monsters LORDI will release their new album in North America on October 28 via The End Records. The as-yet-untitled CD "will showcase the band's trademark melodic hard rock sound, something the band has amplified from the debut, 'Get Heavy', onto the mega-successful 'The Arockalypse'," according to a press release. An international success, ...

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LORDI: A Conversation With A Monster

By Ryan Ogle By now, the dust kicked up from LORDI's 2006 Eurovision Song Contest victory and subsequent global domination is starting to settle a bit, but Finland's true (okay, costumed) monsters of rock are doing anything but. Taking little time to recuperate from the whirlwind that accompanied their heavily publicized introduction into pop culture, ...

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Serbia's CASTLE FESTIVAL Cancelled

The 2008 edition of the Castle Festival, which was slated to take place July 1-5 at Smederevo Fortress in Serbia, has been cancelled. According to a posting on HELLOWEEN's web site, the festival was called off due to "the political situation and local incidents in the country." The following bands were scheduled to perform at ...

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DELAIN Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metal band DELAIN has been confirmed for this year's edition of Waldrock festival, set to take place July 5 in Burgum, The Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALCHEMIST BIOHAZARD DEATH ANGEL DEATH BY STEREO DELAIN FORBIDDEN HAIL OF BULLETS HELMET HOLLENTHON LIFE OF AGONY LORDI MORBID ANGEL MY ...

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LORDI Begins Recording New Album

Finnish monster rock n' roll band LORDI has entered the studio to record the follow-up to "The Arockalypse". Commented the group: "We don't wanna record 'The Arockalypse Part 2', but we won't forget our roots either." The band chose from over 60 songs to record. "It's the same positive problem as always," laughs guitarist Amen. ...

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MORTAL SIN Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Long-running Australian thrashers MORTAL SIN have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 3 INCHES OF BLOOD AIRBOURNE ALESTORM AS I LAY DYING AT THE GATES AUTUMN AVANTASIA AVENGED SEVENFOLD AXEL RUDI ...

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HOLY MOSES Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Long-running German thrashers HOLY MOSES have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 3 INCHES OF BLOOD AIRBOURNE ALESTORM AS I LAY DYING AT THE GATES AUTUMN AVANTASIA AVENGED SEVENFOLD AXEL RUDI ...

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STAM1NA Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Lemi, Finland-based heavy metal quartet STAM1NA has been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 3 INCHES OF BLOOD AIRBOURNE ALESTORM AS I LAY DYING AT THE GATES AUTUMN AVANTASIA AVENGED SEVENFOLD AXEL ...

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PAGAN'S MIND Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

Norwegian prog-metal masters PAGAN'S MIND have been confirmed for this year's edition of Waldrock festival, set to take place July 5 in Burgum, The Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALCHEMIST BIOHAZARD DEATH ANGEL DEATH BY STEREO FORBIDDEN HAIL OF BULLETS HELMET HOLLENTHON LIFE OF AGONY LORDI MORBID ANGEL MY DYING BRIDE ...

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MUSTASCH Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish hard rockers MUSTASCH have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 3 INCHES OF BLOOD AIRBOURNE ALESTORM AS I LAY DYING AT THE GATES AUTUMN AVANTASIA AVENGED SEVENFOLD AXEL RUDI PELL ...

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1349 Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

Norwegian black metallers 1349 have been confirmed for this year's edition of Waldrock festival, set to take place July 5 in Burgum, The Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 ALCHEMIST BIOHAZARD DEATH ANGEL DEATH BY STEREO FORBIDDEN HAIL OF BULLETS HELMET HOLLENTHON LIFE OF AGONY LORDI MORBID ANGEL MY DYING BRIDE ...

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BURDEN A.D. Signs With VIOLENT JOURNEY RECORDS

Finnish thrash'n roll band BURDEN A.D. has inked a deal with Violent Journey Records. The group's debut album, "Anno Dominator", is scheduled for release on June 4. The CD was recorded at Grooveland Studios in Lahti and was mastered at Chartmakers in Helsinki by Svante Forsbck (APOCALYPTICA, LORDI, SONATA ARCTICA, EVERGREY). "Anno Dominator" track listing: ...

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OZZY Leaves Holidaymakers Gaping

Stuff.co.nz reports that Ozzy Osbourne and wife Sharon left holidaymakers with mouths gaping as they strolled and shopped in Queenstown, New Zealand's Shotover Street yesterday. Ozzy is holidaying in the resort after playing at the Rock2WGTN gig during Easter weekend with heavy metal acts that included LORDI, KISS, POISON and ALICE COOPER. Minders ...

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LORDI: New Zealand Performance Footage, Interview Available

New Zealand's TV3 conducted an interview with LORDI mainman Mr. Lordi and filmed some of the band's performance at this past weekend's Rock2Wgtn festival in Wellington (where the band performed alongside KISS and ALICE COOPER). Watch the three-and-a-half-minute report from David Farrier below. The End Records has set a May 13 release date for the ...

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