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OPETH Mainman Comments On Swedish GRAMMIS Loss

IN FLAMES was honored with the "Best Hard Rock" award at the Swedish "Grammis" gala, which was last night (Wednesday, January 7) at Hovet in Stockholm. The band also performed the song "Alias" during the ceremony, which was broadcast live on Swedish national channel TV4. The artists were nominated for their most recent releases, all ...

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BOLT THROWER, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, ONSLAUGHT Confirmed For Germany's ROCKAREA Festival

BOLT THROWER, SCHANDMAUL, HEAVEN SHALL BURN and ONSLAUGHT have been confirmed for the Rockarea festival, set to take place August 28-29, 2009 at Stausee in Losheim, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH A.O.K. BOLT THROWER BRAINSTORM CALLEJON CLEAN STATE DIMPLE MINDS ELUVEITIE ENDSTILLE EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS HACKNEYED HEAVEN SHALL BURN LETZTE ...

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IN FLAMES To Perform At Sweden's GRAMMIS Awards

IN FLAMES will perform at the Swedish Grammis awards, which will be held January 7, 2009 at Hovet in Stockholm. The ceremony will be broadcast live on Swedish national TV4 between 8 and 10 p.m. CET. IN FLAMES, MESHUGGAH, MILLENCOLIN, SABATON and OPETH are competing for the "Best Hard Rock" honor at the Swedish Grammis ...

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HAMMERFALL Launches Christmas Calendar

Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL have launched a special Christmas calendar containing daily specials such as clips from the "Any Means Necessary" video shoot, which took place in Belgrade, Serbia, videos from the band's rehearsal room, funny photos, singer Joacim Cans' recipe for Christmas cookies and other cool stuff. This can be found on the band's ...

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SABATON Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Swedish metallers SABATON have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2009 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH AMORPHIS BEFORE THE DAWN BENEATH THE MASSACRE BRAINSTORM CALLEJON CATARACT CORVUS CORAX DEADLOCK DEATHSTARS ENTOMBED EPICA EQUILIBRIUM EVOCATION GRAND MAGUS ...

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ENEMYNSIDE: New Album Out Now

Italian thrashers ENEMYNSIDE have issued the following update: "After long and troubled discussions that led the band to cancel their record deal with Sleaszy Rider Records, ENEMYNSIDE are happy to announce that their second album, 'In The Middle Of Nowhere', is now available through Hatestone Records. "ENEMYNSIDE are one of the best examples of contemporary ...

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AMON AMARTH Confirmed For UK's BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish Viking metallers AMON AMARTH 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. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH CANDLEMASS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER KATATONIA SABATON SATYRICON SAXON THE HAUNTED TURISAS WINTERSUN Tickets went on sale ...

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WARLOCK Tribute Album 'Tribute To Steel' Available Now

Germany's Pure Steel Records has just released "Tribute To Steel: A Tribute To Warlock". This is the first official WARLOCK / Doro Pesch tribute album and it features many of heavy metal's best up and coming bands, as well as a special appearance by the members of WARLOCK themselves. The track listing is as follows: ...

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Reactivated SARCASTIC To Play First Show In Four Years

Reactivated Swedish thrash metallers SARCASTIC will return to the live stage on December 20 when they support SABATON as part of the Rockstad festival in Uddevalla, Sweden! This will be SARCASTIC's first performance since 2004 and its first concert with returning guitarist Erik "Beast" Halvorsen (ex-SWORDMASTER, DEATHSTARS) in 11 years! Rockstad festival billing: SABATON SARCASTIC ...

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BLOODBOUND To Support HAMMERFALL, SABATON

BLOODBOUND, the Swedish melodic, heavy metal band featuring members of STREET TALK, TAD MOROSE, MORGANA LEFAY and PYRAMAZE, will support HAMMERFALL and SABATON for the following shows: April 07 – Maribor, SLO - Stuk April 08 - Zagreb, CRO - Boogaloo April 10 - Sofia, BUL - Universiada Hall April 11 - Belgrade, SER - ...

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SATYRICON Confirmed For UK's BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON 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. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: CANDLEMASS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER KATATONIA SABATON SATYRICON SAXON THE HAUNTED TURISAS WINTERSUN Tickets went on sale on September 1 ...

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SAXON Confirmed For UK's BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

British heavy metal legends SAXON 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. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: CANDLEMASS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER KATATONIA SABATON SAXON THE HAUNTED TURISAS WINTERSUN Tickets went on sale on September 1 ...

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CANDLEMASS Confirmed For UK's BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish doom legends CANDLEMASS 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. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: CANDLEMASS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER KATATONIA SABATON THE HAUNTED TURISAS WINTERSUN Tickets went on sale on September 1 at this ...

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MAROON, LETZTE INSTANZ, MUTTERSCHUTZ Confirmed For Germany's ROCK AREA

MAROON, LETZTE INSTANZ, MUTTERSCHUTZ and WANDERREIGEN have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Rock Area Festival, set to take place August 28-29 in Losheim am See, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: A.O.K. AMON AMARTH BRAINSTORM CALLEJON CLEAN STATE DIMPLE MINDS ELUVEITIE ENDSTILLE HACKNEYED LETZTE INSTANZ MAROON MUTTERSCHUTZ NOISE DRUG ...

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AMON AMARTH Confirmed For Germany's ROCK AREA FESTIVAL

Swedish Viking metallers AMON AMARTH have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Rock Area Festival, set to take place August 28-29 in Losheim am See, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: A.O.K. AMON AMARTH BRAINSTORM CALLEJON CLEAN STATE DIMPLE MINDS ELUVEITIE ENDSTILLE HACKNEYED NOISE DRUG SABATON For more information, visit ...

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KATATONIA Confirmed For UK's BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish metallers KATATONIA 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. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: SABATON KATATONIA THE HAUNTED TURISAS WINTERSUN Tickets went on sale on September 1 at this year's price of £85.00. As ...

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SABATON: Gothenburg Footage Posted Online

Video footage of Swedish metallers SABATON performing the song "Cliffs of Gallipoli" on October 1, 2008 in Gothenburg, Sweden can be viewed below. The "Cliffs of Gallipoli" single recently topped the national chart in SABATON's home country. The song comes off the group's new album, "The Art of War", which landed on the Swedish chart ...

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TURISAS Confirmed For UK's BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

Finnish folk metal overlords TURISAS 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. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: SABATON THE HAUNTED TURISAS WINTERSUN Tickets went on sale on September 1 at this year's price of £85.00. ...

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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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SABATON Confirmed For UK's BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish metallers SABATON have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 14-16, 2009 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. More bands will be announced soon. Tickets for next year's event went on sale on September 1 at this year's price of £85. As of December ...

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THE MYSTERY To Appear On DORO Tribute Album

German female-fronted melodic metallers THE MYSTERY have recorded a cover version of the DORO song "Bad Blood" for an upcoming DORO tribute album, to be released in the fall via Pure Steel Records. Also scheduled to appear on the CD are LONEWOLF, CRYSTAL VIPER, SABATON, CUSTARD, EMERALD, VOLNAYA STAYA, BOOMERANG, CAPITAL SIN, ETERNAL WINTER, ANCESTRAL, ...

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