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HATESPHERE: In Writing Mode

Danish metallers HATESPHERE have posted the following message on their official web site: "We are at the moment in the process of writing songs for the new CD, and it's going really well. It's always a bitch to get the writing process started, but this time has been pretty smooth, and we already have two ...

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VOLBEAT Explains Abbreviated SUMMER BREEZE Performance

Danish metallers VOLBEAT have issued the following statement regarding their abbreviated set at the Summer Breeze festival, which took place August 17-19, 2006 in Dinkelsbuehl, Germany: "We are sorry that we couldn't perform optimum on the Summer Breeze festival. "Our bus broke down 200 kilometres from Summer Breeze. So we had to get some auto ...

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VOLBEAT Breaks Danish Top 20

According to a posting on VOLBEAT's official web site, the band's debut album, "The Strength, The Sound, The Songs", has become the first Danish heavy rock release in over 10 years to break the national Top 20. The CD, which was originally issued in October 2005, received a new lease on life with the band's ...

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RAUNCHY Pulled Off U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

Danish modern metallers RAUNCHY are no longer part of the billing for this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place July 14-15 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. "This is beyond our control and we have nothing to do with this last-minute cancellation," the band write on their web site. A brief statement ...

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HATESPHERE, RAUNCHY, VOLBEAT To Team Up For DANISH DYNAMITE TOUR

Three of Denmark's finest metal bands will be teaming up this fall for the Danish Dynamite Tour: HATESPHERE, RAUNCHY and VOLBEAT. This tour will not only celebrate and showcase danish metal, but will also be the first headlining tour for HATESPHERE since they released their furious thrash metal album, "The Sickness Within", on SPV/Steamhammer. This ...

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LIV KRISTINE Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

LIV KRISTINE (LEAVES' EYES, ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY) is the final artist confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19, 2006 in Dinkelsbuehl, Germany. Kristine will be performing with a classical string quartet and various other guests, including Devon Graves (DEADSOUL TRIBE, ex-PSYCHOTIC WALTZ). The complete festival billing ...

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MORBID ANGEL, 1349, FRAGMENTS OF UNBECOMING Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

MORBID ANGEL, 1349 and FRAGMENTS OF UNBECOMING have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19, 2006 in Dinkelsbuehl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 1349 AMORPHIS ANGEL BLAKE APOSTASY ASP BLOODFLOWERZ CARNAL FORGE CORVUS CORAX DEATHSTARS EXILIA FEAR FACTORY ...

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AMORPHIS, KATATONIA Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

AMORPHIS and KATATONIA have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19, 2006 in Dinkelsbuehl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMORPHIS ANGEL BLAKE APOSTASY ASP BLOODFLOWERZ CARNAL FORGE CORVUS CORAX DEATHSTARS EXILIA FEAR FACTORY FEAR MY THOUGHTS FINNTROLL GAMMA ...

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VOLBEAT Singer To Perform With ELVIS PRESLEY's Musicians

VOLBEAT frontman Michael Poulsen will make a guest appearance with some of the musicians ELVIS PRESLEY used in the studio and in concert during the '50s and the '70s. Poulsen will sing four songs with the King's men backing him up live on Saturday, April 22 at Amager Bio in Copenhagen, Denmark. Commented Poulsen: "This ...

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H.I.M. Confirmed For Denmark's ROSKILDE Festival

Finnish goth metallers H.I.M. have been confirmed for this year's Roskilde Festival, set to take place June 29 – July 2 in Roskilde, Denmark. Also scheduled to appear are GUNS N' ROSES, TOOL, DEFTONES, OPETH, TRIVIUM, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, HATESPHERE, BURST and VOLBEAT, among others. More acts will be announced soon. For more information, ...

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VOLBEAT To Enter Studio In October

Danish metallers VOLBEAT will enter Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark on October 17 with producer Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, INVOCATOR) to begin recording their second album for an early 2007 release. Commented VOLBEAT frontman Michael Poulsen: "We are in the writing process now, and the new songs are in same vein as [the group's debut album] ...

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FEAR FACTORY, LACRIMOSA, NEGATIVE Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

FEAR FACTORY, LACRIMOSA, NEGATIVE, ANGEL BLAKE, SCAR SYMMETRY, THE OCEAN and PERZONAL WAR have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19, 2006 in Dinkelsbuehl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ANGEL BLAKE APOSTASY ASP BLOODFLOWERZ CARNAL FORGE CORVUS CORAX ...

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SHELTER Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

SHELTER have been confirmed for this year's installment of the With Full Force festival, set to take place June 30 – July 2 at Flugplatz Roitzschjora in Löbnitz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): A.O.K. AGNOSTIC FRONT AMORPHIS ARCH ENEMY BLEED THE SKY BLOODSIMPLE BORN FROM PAIN BOYSETSFIRE BULLET ...

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NEVERMORE, EDGUY, GOJIRA Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

NEVERMORE, EDGUY and GOJIRA are the final three bands to be confirmed for this year's edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place June 2-4 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BEYOND FEAR BOLT THROWER BRAINSTORM CALIBAN CELTIC FROST CRUCIFIED BARBARA DIO EDGUY EVERGREY FATES ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Confirmed For Denmark's ROSKILDE FESTIVAL

GUNS N' ROSES have been confirmed for this year's Roskilde Festival, set to take place June 29 – July 2 in Roskilde, Denmark. Also scheduled to appear are TOOL, DEFTONES, OPETH, HATESPHERE and VOLBEAT, among others. More acts will be announced soon. GUNS N' ROSES' European schedule is now shaping up as follows: May 27 ...

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THE HAUNTED, EXILIA Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

THE HAUNTED, EXILIA and ONE MAN ARMY AND THE UNDEAD QUARTET have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19, 2006 in the Ostalbkreis district in Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): APOSTASY ASP BLOODFLOWERZ CARNAL FORGE CORVUS CORAX DEATHSTARS ...

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DEFTONES Confirmed For Denmark's ROSKILDE Festival

DEFTONES have been confirmed for this year's Roskilde Festival, set to take place June 29 – July 2 in Roskilde, Denmark. Also scheduled to appear are TOOL, OPETH, HATESPHERE and VOLBEAT, among others. More acts will be announced soon. DEFTONES drummer Abe Cunningham recently confirmed to Billboard.com that the band have finally finished recording their ...

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DIO, BEYOND FEAR Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD Festival

DIO and BEYOND FEAR (the new band featuring former JUDAS PRIEST and current ICED EARTH frontman Tim "Ripper" Owens) have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place June 2-4 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BEYOND FEAR BOLT THROWER ...

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