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THE HAUNTED Confirmed For UK's BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish metallers THE HAUNTED have been confirmed for next year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 14-16, 2009 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. Also scheduled to appear are Sweden's SABATON and WINTERSUN, the Finnish band led by former ENSIFERUM singer Jari Mäenpää. Tickets went on sale on September 1 at this ...

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WINTERSUN Confirmed For UK's BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

WINTERSUN, the Finnish band led by former ENSIFERUM singer Jari Mäenpää, has been confirmed for next year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 14-16, 2009 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. Also scheduled to appear is Sweden's SABATON. Tickets went on sale on September 1 at this year's price of £85.00. As ...

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WINTERSUN: New Album Update

WINTERSUN, the Finnish band led by former ENSIFERUM singer Jari Menp, has issued the following update: "It's been over a year since our last update. We are very sorry for that, but there's also a good reason. We have been struggling with the new album [tentatively titled 'Time'] more than enough and the main reason ...

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Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival; Trailer, Anthem Video Available

This year's Metalcamp festival is scheduled to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The official trailer for the event and the Metalcamp anthem video (performed by the Slovenia-based band PROSPECT) can be viewed below. Metalcamp festival billing: Friday, July 4: Main Stage: IN FLAMES IN EXTREMO CARCASS SIX FEET UNDER WINTERSUN OCTOBER FILE ...

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MARDUK Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, July 4: Main Stage: IN FLAMES IN EXTREMO CARCASS SIX FEET UNDER WINTERSUN OCTOBER FILE PENITENZIAGITE STAUB UND SCHATTEN Second Stage: CATAMENIA MACHINEMADE GOD HATE ...

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CARCASS Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

Reactivated British extreme legends CARCASS have been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, July 4: Main Stage: IN FLAMES IN EXTREMO CARCASS SIX FEET UNDER WINTERSUN OCTOBER FILE PENITENZIAGITE STAUB UND SCHATTEN Second Stage: CATAMENIA MACHINEMADE GOD ...

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EVERGREY, SIX FEET UNDER Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

EVERGREY and SIX FEET UNDER have been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALESTORM APOCALYPTICA ARCH ENEMY BEHEMOTH BIOMECHANICAL BRAINSTORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS DEAD BEYOND BURIED DRONE ELUVEITIE EVERGREY FEAR MY THOUGHTS FINNTROLL GORILLA MONSOON HACRIDE ...

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ONSLAUGHT Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

Reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALESTORM APOCALYPTICA ARCH ENEMY BEHEMOTH BIOMECHANICAL BRAINSTRORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS DEAD BEYOND BURIED DRONE ELUVEITIE FEAR MY THOUGHTS FINNTROLL GORILLA MONSOON HATE HEAVEN SHALL ...

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MISERY SPEAKS Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

German melodic death metal outfit MISERY SPEAKS has been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALESTORM APOCALYPTICA ARCH ENEMY BEHEMOTH BIOMECHANICAL BRAINSTRORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS DEAD BEYOND BURIED DRONE ELUVEITIE FEAR MY THOUGHTS FINNTROLL GORILLA MONSOON ...

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ARCH ENEMY, TEXTURES Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

ARCH ENEMY and TEXTURES have been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, July 4: IN FLAMES WINTERSUN HEAVEN SHALL BURN CATAMENIA OCTOBER FILE MACHINEMADE GOD HATE ALESTORM PENITENZIAGITE STAUB UND SCHATTEN Saturday, July 5: APOCALYPTICA CELTIC FROST ...

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FEAR MY THOUGHTS To Enter Studio Next Month

German modern melodic death hopefuls FEAR MY THOUGHTS have issued the following update: "It's a pleasure to announce that from now on, Rock The Nation agency, [which] also represents such great artists as WINTERSUN, SIX FEET UNDER, KATAKLYSM, THE VISION BLEAK and more, will be handling all future booking for FEAR MY THOUGHTS in Europe. ...

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KORPIKLAANI, ELUVEITIE, OCTOBER FILE Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

KORPIKLAANI, ELUVEITIE, OCTOBER FILE, DEAD BEYOND BURIED and BIOMECHANICAL have been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, July 4: IN FLAMES WINTERSUN HEAVEN SHALL BURN CATAMENIA OCTOBER FILE MACHINEMADE GOD HATE ALESTORM PENITENZIAGITE STAUB UND SCHATTEN Saturday, ...

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MORBID ANGEL, SOILWORK, FEAR MY THOUGHTS Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

MORBID ANGEL, SOILWORK, FEAR MY THOUGHTS, MISERY SPEAKS, MACHINEMADE GOD and SYBREED have been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, July 4: IN FLAMES WINTERSUN HEAVEN SHALL BURN CATAMENIA MACHINEMADE GOD HATE ALESTORM PENITENZIAGITE STAUB UND SCHATTEN ...

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ALESTORM Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

Scotland's ALESTORM has been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALESTORM APOCALYPTICA BEHEMOTH BRAINSTORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS FINNTROLL HEAVEN SHALL BURN HELLOWEEN IN FLAMES KATAKLYSM MERCENARY MINISTRY MYSTIC PROPHECY PERISHING MANKIND RAGE SAHG SKYFORGER SUBWAY TO ...

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SAHG Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

SAHG, the Norwegian heavy rockers who feature in their ranks members of GORGOROTH, MANNGARD and AUDREY HORNE, have been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: APOCALYPTICA BEHEMOTH BRAINSTORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS FINNTROLL HEAVEN SHALL BURN HELLOWEEN ...

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IN FLAMES, SUBWAY TO SALLY Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

IN FLAMES and SUBWAY TO SALLY have been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: APOCALYPTICA BEHEMOTH BRAINSTORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS FINNTROLL HEAVEN SHALL BURN HELLOWEEN IN FLAMES KATAKLYSM MERCENARY MINISTRY MYSTIC PROPHECY PERISHING MANKIND RAGE SKYFORGER ...

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NORTHER: New Album Details Revealed

Century Media Records will release the new album from Finnish metallers NORTHER, entitled "N", on the following dates: Feb. 13 - Finland Feb. 22 - Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, BeNeLux Feb. 25 - UK, France, Denmark, Greece, Norway Feb. 26 - Spain, Portugal Feb. 29 - Sweden, Hungary The CD was recorded and produced by ...

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FINNTROLL Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

Finland's FINNTROLL has been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: APOCALYPTICA BEHEMOTH BRAINSTORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS FINNTROLL HEAVEN SHALL BURN HELLOWEEN KATAKLYSM MERCENARY MINISTRY MYSTIC PROPHECY PERISHING MANKIND RAGE SKYFORGER TANKARD WINTERSUN For more information, visit ...

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APOCALYPTICA, MERCENARY Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

APOCALYPTICA and MERCENARY have been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: APOCALYPTICA BEHEMOTH BRAINSTORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS HEAVEN SHALL BURN HELLOWEEN KATAKLYSM MERCENARY MINISTRY MYSTIC PROPHECY PERISHING MANKIND RAGE SKYFORGER TANKARD WINTERSUN For more information, visit ...

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HELLOWEEN, MYSTIC PROPHECY Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

HELLOWEEN and MYSTIC PROPHECY have been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BEHEMOTH BRAINSTORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS HEAVEN SHALL BURN HELLOWEEN KATAKLYSM MINISTRY MYSTIC PROPHECY PERISHING MANKIND RAGE SKYFORGER TANKARD WINTERSUN For more information, visit

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NORTHER Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Century Media Records has announced the signing of Finnish metal band NORTHER. The history of NORTHER dates back to the year 1996 when Petri Lindroos (who also joined ENSIFERUM as lead vocalist/guitarist in 2004) and some friends started playing together under the moniker REQUIEM. In 2000 Kristian Ranta (guitar) stepped in and the band released ...

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MINISTRY, BEHEMOTH, RAGE, KATAKLYSM Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

MINISTRY, BEHEMOTH, RAGE and KATAKLYSM are among the newly confirmed bands for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: CELTIC FROST MINISTRY BEHEMOTH RAGE KATAKLYSM WINTERSUN TANKARD HEAVEN SHALL BURN BRAINSTORM SKYFORGER CATAMENIA DARK FORTRESS PERSIHING MANKIND For more information, visit ...

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'20 Years Of Nuclear Blast' DVD Trailer Available

A three-minute trailer for the forthcoming "20 Years of Nuclear Blast" two-DVD set can be viewed below. Due on November 30 via Nuclear Blast, the collection — as the title implies — celebrates the 20th anniversary of the German metal label, featuring two DVDs with almost six hours' worth of footage, including 70 promotional clips ...

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