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On The Road With ELUVEITIE

Folk metal bands are known for staging some of the wildest and most energetic concerts on the planet. But what will really go on behind the scenes when a group of these European bands tour together for the first time in the U.S.? PurpleCrayon Direct owner Bill Murphy intends to find out. Murphy will join ...

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DARKANE: Studio Video Diary Part 2 Available

Drummer Peter Wildoer of the Swedish thrashers DARKANE has issued the following update from the recording sessions for the group's new studio album, due later in the year via Nuclear Blast Records: "Here is the second video blog from the studio. This video features setting up the drums, tuning, putting mics on the kit and ...

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ALESTORM Confirmed For UK's BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

Scotland's ALESTORM has been confirmed for this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 15-17, 2008 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. The band will open the main stage on Sunday, August 17. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: ALESTORM AS I LAY DYING AT THE GATES CLOUDSCAPE COMMUNIC ...

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NUCLEAR BLAST Rocks German Charts

For the first time in Nuclear Blast Records' history, eight of the label's releases appeared last week in the German album and single charts at the same time. The following Nuclear Blast releases contributed to this remarkable achievement (most recent chart positions included): Singles: NIGHTWISH - "Bye Bye Beautiful" (#57) SUBWAY TO SALLY - "Auf ...

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DARKANE Launches Studio Video Diary

Drummer Peter Wildoer of the Swedish thrashers DARKANE has issued the following update from the recording sessions for the group's new studio album, due later in the year via Nuclear Blast Records: "This is our first post from the studio. We entered the studio on Monday the 18th of February. We still don't have our ...

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NIGHTWISH Confirmed For UK's BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metal outfit NIGHTWISH has been confirmed for this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 15-17, 2008 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. The band will open the main stage on Sunday, August 17. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: AS I LAY DYING AT THE GATES ...

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ONSLAUGHT Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 14-16 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: 3 INCHES OF BLOOD ABORTED AGRYPNIE AHAB ALL ENDS ARCH ENEMY AS I LAY DYING ASP AUTUMN BEHEMOTH BELOVED ENEMY BLOOD ...

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AVANTASIA, PORCUPINE TREE, GODIVA Confirmed For Switzerland's ROCKSOUND FESTIVAL

AVANTASIA, PORCUPINE TREE, GODIVA and REDEEM have been confirmed for this year's Rocksound Festival, set to take place June 6-7 in Huttwil, Switzerland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALTER BRIDGE AVANTASIA ELUVEITIE EPICA EUROPE GODIVA HELL'S BELLES (all-girl tribute to AC/DC) LUNATICA THE ORDER PORCUPINE TREE QUEENSRŸCHE REDEEM SHAKRA SUBWAY TO SALLY ...

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ELUVEITIE: 'Inis Mona' Video Available

"Inis Mona", the new video from the Swiss folk metal band ELUVEITIE, can be viewed below. The track comes off the group's new album, "Slania", which was released on February 15 via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2006's "Spirit" is "the perfection of the first album, but still there is enough room to give ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION, BRAINSTORM Confirmed For Germany's ROCK AM HÄRTSFELDSEE

WITHIN TEMPTATION, BRAINSTORM, ELUVEITIE and LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE have been confirmed for the Rock am Härtsfeldsee 2008 festival, set to take place June 27-28 in Dischingen Lkr. Heidenheim, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: APOCALYPTICA BRAINSTORM DEADLOCK EKTOMORF ELUVEITIE LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE MAMBO KURT MEGAHERZ SALTATIO MORTIS WITHIN TEMPTATION For more information, visit

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CROWNING GLORY Confirmed For UK's BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR

UK metal outfit CROWNING GLORY has been confirmed for this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 15-17, 2008 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. The band will open the main stage on Sunday, August 17. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: AS I LAY DYING AT THE GATES ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE, WITHIN TEMPTATION, EUROPE Confirmed For Switzerland's ROCKSOUND FESTIVAL

QUEENSRŸCHE, WITHIN TEMPTATION and EUROPE are among the confirmed bands for this year's Rocksound Festival, set to take place June 6-7 in Huttwil, Switzerland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: WITHIN TEMPTATION EUROPE QUEENSRŸCHE EPICA SUBWAY TO SALLY ALTER BRIDGE SHAKRA ELUVEITIE LUNATICA THE ORDER HELL'S BELLES (AC/DC all-female tribute) For more information, ...

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SUIDAKRA: '13 Years Of Celtic Wartunes' DVD Trailer Available

German melodic black/death metallers SUIDAKRA will release their new DVD and "best-of" CD package, "13 Years of Celtic Wartunes", on April 25. The set will include the band's Wacken Open Air 2007 performance, an acoustic concert, and a best-of CD with remastered and newly recorded songs spanning the group's 13-year history. Watch a trailer for ...

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AS I LAY DYING Confirmed For UK's BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

San Diego-based metallers AS I LAY DYING have been confirmed for this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 15-17, 2008 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: AS I LAY DYING AT THE GATES CLOUDSCAPE COMMUNIC DIMMU BORGIR ELUVEITIE EVILE HELLOWEEN ICED EARTH ...

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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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MOTÖRHEAD, ROSE TATTOO, ICED EARTH, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Confirmed For France's HELLFEST

MOTÖRHEAD, ROSE TATTOO, ICED EARTH, AIRBOURNE, HELLOWEEN, GAMMA RAY, APOCALYPTICA, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, PORCUPINE TREE, KATATONIA, MORBID ANGEL, KRISIUN and DEATH ANGEL are among the newly confirmed bands for this year's Hellfest festival, set to take place June 20-22, 2008 in Clisson, France. More than 60 groups will perform on two stages. The festival billing is ...

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TURISAS: 'Making-Of' Footage For 'Rasputin' Video Posted Online

Finnish battle metal overlords TURISAS have posted a very entertaining "making-of" for the video of their cover of the BONEY M classic "Rasputin". Watch the footage below. TURISAS are set to invade North American shores this upcoming spring as part of Paganfest 2008, which also features their fellow countrymen ENSIFERUM, TYR and ELUVEITIE. This Metal ...

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SUIDAKRA To Release '13 Years Of Celtic Wartunes' In April

German melodic black/death metallers SUIDAKRA will release their new DVD and "best-of" CD package, "13 Years of Celtic Wartunes", on April 25. The set will include the band's Wacken Open Air 2007 performance, an acoustic concert, and a best-of CD with remastered and newly recorded songs spanning the group's 13-year history. SUIDAKRA will make its ...

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ICED EARTH Confirmed For UK's BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

ICED EARTH has been confirmed for this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 15-17, 2008 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: AT THE GATES CLOUDSCAPE COMMUNIC DIMMU BORGIR ELUVEITIE EVILE HELLOWEEN ICED EARTH KATAKLYSM MOB RULES MOONSORROW OPETH OVERKILL PRIMAL FEAR SAINT ...

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TÝR Announces New Album Title, Release Date

Faroe Islands metallers TÝR have set "Land" as the title of their fourth full-length album, due on May 8 via Napalm Records. According to the band, the follow-up to 2006's "Ragnarok" "contains mostly Faeroese, but also Icelandic and Norwegian traditionals, re-arranged into heavy metal. The second most prevalent language is English." The CD was recorded ...

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TURISAS: 'The Varangian Way' Tour Edition To Feature Bonus DVD

Finnish warmongers TURISAS are set to invade North American shores this upcoming spring as part of Paganfest 2008, which also features their fellow countrymen ENSIFERUM, TYR and ELUVEITIE. This Metal Maniacs-sponsored trek, which kicks off on April 25, is in support of the group's critically acclaimed new album, "The Varangian Way". The critically acclaimed disc ...

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MOB RULES Confirmed For UK's BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

German metallers MOB RULES have been confirmed for this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 15-17, 2008 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: AT THE GATES CLOUDSCAPE COMMUNIC DIMMU BORGIR ELUVEITIE EVILE HELLOWEEN KATAKLYSM MOB RULES MOONSORROW OPETH OVERKILL PRIMAL FEAR SAINT ...

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