Tag: Amon Amarth

GWAR Continues Global Dominations Announces Australian Headline Dates

As they continued to prepare the Scumship for war, the unstoppable force known as GWAR has announced two Australian headline shows in addition to their highly anticipated appearances at this year’s Soundwave Festival.  The first show is set for Wednesday February 26th in Sydney at The Factory Theater and the second show is set for the …

DOC COYLE Quits GOD FORBID

Guitarist/vocalist Doc Coyle of New Brunswick, New Jersey’s melodic, thrash-metal warriors GOD FORBID has posted the following message on his official blog: “I am sorry to say that I am indeed leaving GOD FORBID. “I started playing with these guys since I was 16 years old. Now I’m 32. You do the math. “To say this is difficult and a big …

Next Year's WACKEN OPEN AIR Is Already Sold Out

All 75,000 tickets to next year’s edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 – August 2, 2014 in Wacken, Germany, were sold in less than 48 hours. Comment the festival organizers: “A dozen bands for the billing have been already announced including several special and exclusive shows as well as high-class …

EMPEROR – "There Will Be No New Studio Album Or A Worldwide Tour"

Legendary Norwegian black metallers EMPEROR will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of their album, In The Nightside Eclipse, at next year’s Wacken Open Air. Ihsahn (Vegard Sverre Tveitan) and Samoth (Tomas Haugen) will be joined by Faust on drums, and they will perform the album in its entirety. “There will be no new studio album or …

Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival To Celebrate 25th Anniversary Next Year

KING DIAMOND and ARCH ENEMY are among the first announced acts for the 25th-anniversary edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 – August 2, 2014 in Wacken, Germany. Confirmed acts so far: AMON AMARTH APOCALYPTICA ARCH ENEMY AVANTASIA BEHEMOTH CHILDREN OF BODOM EMPEROR ICED EARTH KING DIAMOND KREATOR PRONG SCHANDMAUL Described as …

ABYSMAL DAWN Enter Studio

Los Angeles Death Metallers ABSYMAL DAWN, have entered the studio to begin work on the follow up to their 2011 release Leveling the Plane of Existence.  Frontman Charles Elliot gave the lowdown on the recording process:   “The time has finally come to exorcise the demons once again. It’s been a while but we’ll be …