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XANDRIA To Support KAMELOT In Germany

German goth metal band XANDRIA has scheduled the following dates: May 24 - Warsaw, Poland - Progresja Jun. 06 - Prague, Czech Reublic - Maskaron Open Air Jun. 18 - Frankfurt, Germany - Batschkapp (w/ KAMELOT) Jun. 19 - Bochum, Germany - Zeche (w/ KAMELOT) Aug. 01 - Czech Republic - Sázavafest Festival Aug. 25 ...

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XANDRIA: Video Message From New Singer Available

A short video message from Kerstin Bischof, the singer of the German goth metal band XANDRIA, can be viewed below. Bischof previously stated about her new gig, "I'm so excited about being XANDRIA's woman at the mic in the future! The guys and I are busy writing new songs and I love it! I can ...

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LYRIEL Signs With FEMME METAL RECORDS

Femme Metal Records has announced the signing of Germany's LYRIEL for the release of the band's third album, tentatively due late 2009. Formed in 2003, LYRIEL's music can be defined as "dark romantic celtic rock" and combines rock with medieval, classic and folk-elements. On top of this, Jessica's strong but gentle voice brings a melodic ...

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XANDRIA To Announce New Singer This Weekend

German goth metal band XANDRIA will announce its new lead singer this Sunday, February 8 via the group's official web site. Singer Lisa Middelhauve left XANDRIA in May 2008 for "personal reasons." She stated at the time, "My exit has nothing to do with dispute or controversy within the band. It was just time to ...

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PRIMORDIAL, MARSHALL LAW Confirmed For U.K.'s METALFEST

PRIMORDIAL and MARSHALL LAW have been confirmed for the first edition of a new U.K. festival called Metalfest, set to take place September 25-27, 2009 at JB's in Dudley. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLAZE BAYLEY BRAINSTORM DRAGONLAND EASTERN FRONT E-FORCE FAIRYLAND HANGING DOLL HELLFIGHTER HOLY MOSES INVEY MARSHALL LAW NORTHLAND OMNIUM ...

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DRAGONLAND, WAYLANDER Confirmed For U.K.'s METALFEST

DRAGONLAND and WAYLANDER have been confirmed for the first edition of a new U.K. festival called Metalfest, set to take place September 25-27, 2009 at JB's in Dudley. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLAZE BAYLEY BRAINSTORM DRAGONLAND EASTERN FRONT E-FORCE FAIRYLAND HANGING DOLL HELLFIGHTER HOLY MOSES INVEY NORTHLAND OMNIUM GATHERUM POWER QUEST ...

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VISION DIVINE, THY MAJESTIE Confirmed For U.K.'s METALFEST

VISION DIVINE, THY MAJESTIE, EASTERN FRONT and HELLFIGHTER have been confirmed for the first edition of a new U.K. festival called Metalfest, set to take place September 25-27, 2009 at JB's in Dudley. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLAZE BAYLEY BRAINSTORM EASTERN FRONT E-FORCE FAIRYLAND HANGING DOLL HELLFIGHTER HOLY MOSES INVEY NORTHLAND ...

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POWER QUEST Confirmed For U.K.'s METALFEST

U.K.-based melodic power metal act POWER QUEST has been confirmed for the first edition of a new U.K. festival called Metalfest, set to take place September 25-27, 2009 at JB's in Dudley. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLAZE BAYLEY BRAINSTORM THRESHOLD SWALLOW THE SUN XANDRIA POWER QUEST FAIRYLAND HOLY MOSES OMNIUM GATHERUM ...

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E-FORCE Confirmed For UK's METALFEST

E-FORCE, the France-based band featuring former VOIVOD vocalist/bassist Eric Forrest, has been confirmed for the first edition of a new UK festival called Metalfest, set to take place September 25-27, 2009 at JB's in Dudley. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLAZE BAYLEY E-FORCE HANGING DOLL HOLY MOSES INVEY NORTHLAND OMNIUM GATHERUM PYTHIA ...

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THRESHOLD Confirmed For UK's METALFEST

UK progressive metallers THRESHOLD have been confirmed for the first edition of a new UK festival called Metalfest which will take place September 25-27, 2009 at JB's in Dudley. Also scheduled to appear are SWALLOW THE SUN and XANDRIA. THRESHOLD has launched an official YouTube channel with high-quality videos, including professionally shot live ...

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XANDRIA Parts Ways With Singer LISA MIDDELHAUVE

Singer Lisa Middelhauve has left the German goth metal band XANDRIA for "personal reasons." "We thank Lisa for the good, successful and most of all the unforgettable time with her and wish her all the best for the future," says the group in a statement. "The musical journey of XANDRIA goes on, of course get ...

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'Beautiful Voices Vol. 3' DVD+CD Due In April

The German branch of Nuclear Blast Records has set an April 11 release date for the "Beautiful Voices Vol. 3" DVD+CD combo featuring female-fronted rock and metal bands. It is the follow-up to the successful first and second parts in the series. The "Vol. 3" details are as follows: DVD track listing: 01. NIGHTWISH - ...

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DARK FUNERAL, DARK TRANQUILLITY, PAIN, MOONSORROW: Photos From SUMMER BREEZE Available

ShutterBLAST has uploaded a number of photos taken at this year's Summer Breeze festival, which took place August 16-18, 2007 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. Included are pictures of the following artists: DARK FUNERAL BLITZKID HARDCORE SUPERSTAR XANDRIA DIE APOKALYTISCHEN REITER DARK TRANQUILLITY MOONSORROW OOMPH PAIN Check out the photos at this location. Also available ...

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SYCRONOMICA Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

German black metallers SYCRONOMICA have been confirmed for the tenth-anniversary edition of Germany's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 16-18, 2007 in Dinkelsbühl. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABSOLUTE AFTER FOREVER AMON AMARTH BLACK MESSIAH BOLT THROWER CALIBAN COMMUNIC CREMATORY DAGOBA DARK FUNERAL DARK TRANQUILLITY DEADLOCK DIE ...

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DARK FORTRESS, SAMSAS TRAUM Pull Out Of Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

DARK FORTRESS and SAMSAS TRAUM have cancelled their appearances at the tenth-anniversary edition of Germany's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 16-18, 2007 in Dinkelsbühl. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABSOLUTE AFTER FOREVER AMON AMARTH BLACK MESSIAH BOLT THROWER CALIBAN COMMUNIC CREMATORY DAGOBA DARK FUNERAL DARK TRANQUILLITY ...

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SOULFLY Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

SOULFLY has been confirmed for the tenth-anniversary edition of Germany's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 16-18, 2007 in Dinkelsbühl. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABSOLUTE AFTER FOREVER AMON AMARTH BLACK MESSIAH BOLT THROWER CALIBAN COMMUNIC CREMATORY DAGOBA DARK FORTRESS DARK FUNERAL DARK TRANQUILLITY DEADLOCK DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN ...

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NEVERMORE Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

NEVERMORE has been confirmed for the tenth-anniversary edition of Germany's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 16-18, 2007 in Dinkelsbühl. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABSOLUTE AFTER FOREVER AMON AMARTH BLACK MESSIAH BOLT THROWER CALIBAN COMMUNIC CREMATORY DAGOBA DARK FORTRESS DARK FUNERAL DARK TRANQUILLITY DEADLOCK DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN ...

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VOLBEAT, MAROON, IMPIOUS Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

VOLBEAT, MAROON and IMPIOUS have been confirmed for the tenth-anniversary edition of Germany's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 16-18, 2007 in Dinkelsbühl. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABSOLUTE AFTER FOREVER AMON AMARTH BLACK MESSIAH BOLT THROWER CALIBAN COMMUNIC CREMATORY DAGOBA DARK FORTRESS DARK FUNERAL DARK TRANQUILLITY ...

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CALIBAN Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

German metalcore masters CALIBAN have been confirmed for the tenth-anniversary edition of Germany's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 16-18, 2007 in Dinkelsbühl. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABSOLUTE AFTER FOREVER AMON AMARTH BLACK MESSIAH BOLT THROWER CALIBAN COMMUNIC CREMATORY DAGOBA DARK FORTRESS DARK FUNERAL DARK TRANQUILLITY ...

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SWALLOW THE SUN, DAGOBA, POWERWOLF Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

SWALLOW THE SUN, DAGOBA and POWERWOLF have been confirmed for the tenth-anniversary edition of Germany's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 16-18, 2007 in Dinkelsbühl. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABSOLUTE AFTER FOREVER AMON AMARTH BLACK MESSIAH BOLT THROWER COMMUNIC CREMATORY DAGOBA DARK FORTRESS DARK FUNERAL DARK ...

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POISONBLACK Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

POISONBLACK, the Finnish band featuring Ville Laihiala (vocals, guitar; formerly of SENTENCED), has been confirmed for the tenth-anniversary edition of Germany's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 16-18, 2007 in Dinkelsbühl. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABSOLUTE AFTER FOREVER AMON AMARTH BLACK MESSIAH BOLT THROWER COMMUNIC CREMATORY ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY have been confirmed for the tenth-anniversary edition of Germany's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 16-18, 2007 in Dinkelsbühl. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABSOLUTE AFTER FOREVER AMON AMARTH BLACK MESSIAH BOLT THROWER COMMUNIC CREMATORY DARK FORTRESS DARK FUNERAL DARK TRANQUILLITY ...

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OOMPH! Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

German industrial metal band OOMPH! has been confirmed for the tenth-anniversary edition of Germany's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 16-18, 2007 in Dinkelsbühl. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABSOLUTE AFTER FOREVER AMON AMARTH BLACK MESSIAH BOLT THROWER COMMUNIC CREMATORY DARK FORTRESS DARK FUNERAL DEADLOCK DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN ...

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PAIN Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

PAIN, the Swedish band led by HYPOCRISY mastermind Peter Tägtgren, has been confirmed for the tenth-anniversary edition of Germany's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 16-18, 2007 in Dinkelsbühl. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABSOLUTE AFTER FOREVER AMON AMARTH BLACK MESSIAH BOLT THROWER COMMUNIC CREMATORY DARK FORTRESS ...

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SUFFOCATION, RAGE Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

SUFFOCATION and RAGE have been confirmed for the tenth-anniversary edition of Germany's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 16-18, 2007 in Dinkelsbühl. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABSOLUTE AFTER FOREVER AMON AMARTH BLACK MESSIAH BOLT THROWER COMMUNIC CREMATORY DARK FORTRESS DARK FUNERAL DEADLOCK DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER DISILLUSION ...

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SQUEALER A.D., BLACK MESSIAH, PRESIDENT EVIL To Perform At Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

SQUEALER A.D., BLACK MESSIAH, PRESIDENT EVIL and ABSOLUTE will perform at the Summer Breeze festival in Dinkelsbühl, Germany as part of the AFM Records label night. The groups will take the stage on Friday, August 17 starting at 1:00 a.m. after the regular festival set is finished. The tenth-anniversary edition of Germany's Summer Breeze festival, ...

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AFTER FOREVER, KARKADAN Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

AFTER FOREVER and KARKADAN have been confirmed for the tenth-anniversary edition of Germany's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 16-18, 2007 in Dinkelsbühl. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AFTER FOREVER AMON AMARTH THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER BOLT THROWER COMMUNIC CREMATORY DARK FORTRESS DARK FUNERAL DEADLOCK DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN ...

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