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SOILWORK Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish metallers SOILWORK have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AS I LAY DYING AT THE GATES AUTUMN AVANTASIA AXEL RUDI PELL AXXIS BEFORE THE DAWN CARCASS CHILDREN ...

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OPETH Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish metallers OPETH have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AS I LAY DYING AT THE GATES AUTUMN AVANTASIA AXEL RUDI PELL AXXIS BEFORE THE DAWN CARCASS CHILDREN ...

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EXODUS Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers EXODUS have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AS I LAY DYING AT THE GATES AUTUMN AVANTASIA AXEL RUDI PELL AXXIS BEFORE ...

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KREATOR, TAAKE Confirmed For Norway's KARMØYGEDDON Festival

KREATOR and TAAKE have been confirmed for the fifth edition of the Karmøygeddon metal festival, set to take place April 25-26, 2008 at Byscenen in Haugesund, Norway. The festival billing is as follows: Friday, April 25: FINNTROLL (FIN) JON OLIVA'S PAIN (USA) TØMMERMENN (NOR) VREID (NOR) BULLET (NOR) COR SCORPII (NOR) ANGRY BREW (NOR) Saturday, ...

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ONSLAUGHT Confirmed For Germany's QUEENS OF METAL Festival

Reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have been confirmed for the Queens of Metal Open Air 2008 festival, set to take place June 19-21, 2008 in Kleinwenkheim, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: DELIRIOUS DYING FETUS ELENSIS END OF GREEN FLESHCRAWL FLESHLESS GOREFEST GRAILKNIGHTS HATRED KNORKATOR KRWTH LENG TCH'E MORT ONSLAUGHT PERZONAL WAR ...

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WATAIN Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish black metallers WATAIN have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AS I LAY DYING AT THE GATES AUTUMN AVANTASIA AXEL RUDI PELL AXXIS BEFORE THE DAWN CARCASS ...

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HELLOWEEN: Road Update

HELLOWEEN's web site has been updated with the following message: "After successful appearances in Sweden and Finland, 3,500 fans have welcomed HELLOWEEN and GAMMA RAY at the first concert on the Czech part of the Hellish Rock tour in the Lokomotiva Sports Hall in Plzen. "Together with the Swedish opening act SABATON both of the ...

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SABATON To Enter Studio This Week

Swedish metallers SABATON will enter Abyss Studios with producer Peter Tägtgren on Friday, January 4 to begin recording their new album, entitled "The Art of War". The follow-up to 2006's "Attero Dominatus" will be released on May 30 via Black Lodge Records. "The Art of War" track listing: 01. Sun Tzu Says 02. Ghost Division ...

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DYING FETUS Confirmed For Germany's QUEENS OF METAL Festival

DYING FETUS has been confirmed for the Queens of Metal Open Air 2008 festival, set to take place June 19-21, 2008 in Kleinwenkheim, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: DELIRIOUS DYING FETUS ELENSIS END OF GREEN FLESHCRAWL FLESHLESS GOREFEST GRAILKNIGHTS HATRED KNORKATOR KRWTH LENG TCH'E MORT PERZONAL WAR RUNAMOK SABATON VAN ...

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ENSIFERUM Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Finnish folk-influenced melodic death metal act ENSIFERUM has been confirmed for next year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AS I LAY DYING AT THE GATES AUTUMN AVANTASIA AXEL RUDI PELL AXXIS BEFORE ...

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HEADHUNTER Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

HEADHUNTER, the reunited German band featuring DESTRUCTION frontman Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer, has been confirmed for next year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AS I LAY DYING AT THE GATES AUTUMN AVANTASIA AXEL ...

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EVOCATION Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish death metallers EVOCATION have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AS I LAY DYING AT THE GATES AUTUMN AVANTASIA AXEL RUDI PELL AXXIS CARCASS CHILDREN OF BODOM ...

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NIFELHEIM Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish cult metallers NIFELHEIM have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AS I LAY DYING AT THE GATES AUTUMN AVANTASIA AXEL RUDI PELL AXXIS CARCASS CHILDREN OF BODOM ...

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LORDI Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Finnish metal monsters LORDI have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AS I LAY DYING AT THE GATES AUTUMN AVANTASIA AXXIS CARCASS CHILDREN OF BODOM CORVUS CORAX CREMATORY ...

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NIGHTWISH Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have been been confirmed for next year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AS I LAY DYING AT THE GATES AUTUMN AVANTASIA AXXIS CARCASS CHILDREN OF BODOM CREMATORY DESTRUCTOR ...

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GORGOROTH Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

The Gaahl-fronted version of the Norwegian black metal band GORGOROTH has been been confirmed for next year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany. The group will be one of the headliners on the event's "Black Stage." The festival billing is shaping ...

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FINNTROLL, CARPATHIAN FOREST, VREID Confirmed For Norway's KARMØYGEDDON Festival

FINNTROLL, CARPATHIAN FOREST and VREID are among the confirmed bands for the fifth edition of the Karmøygeddon metal festival, set to take place April 25-26, 2008 at Byscenen in Haugesund, Norway. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: FINNTROLL (FIN) CARPATHIAN FOREST (NOR) TØMMERMENN (NOR) SABATON (SWE) BULLET (SWE) VREID (NOR) COR SCORPII (NOR) ...

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JUDAS PRIEST To Launch New World Tour In June

JUDAS PRIEST's official web site has been updated with the following message: "The JUDAS PRIEST machine will be rolling out on the road again next year. The tour starts in June 2008 — dates to be announced shortly! Please note that only when dates are announced here on our website are they actually official and ...

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