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EXTREME metallers GOREROTTED head up the latest batch of bands announced for the maiden Damnation Festival. The self proclaimed “obscene purveyors of gore and filth” join a powerful bill which boasts a ferocious mix of talent, from death to good old fashion power metal. The nasty looking six-piece will tear up the Satan-sponsored Music Box Stage with live favourites CONQUEST OF STEEL.
Goth fans are in for a treat with symphonic metallers MERCURY RAIN playing Damnation before setting off on a European tour with Therion and Tristania in November. And to make sure proceedings are opened in suitable style, Wakefield’s finest extreme five piece, NAILED, and death metal upstarts DAWN OF CHAOS will travel from the North East to share their hatred with the locals.
For those who prefer straight up, clean-cut, no-nonsense metal, the Jilly’s Stage will host a sterling line up which already sees two of the finest UK live acts PANIC CELL and FOURWAYKILL primed and ready.
The finest hardcore Manchester has to offer; ALLERJEN, will open the day, before making way for Essex’s sublime FOREVER NEVER, who will no doubt be gracing much bigger stages across the UK before long. More...
LACUNA COIL, AFTER FOREVER, EPICA and LEAVES' EYES are among the acts confirmed for the Metal Female Voices Festival III, set to take place on October 22, 2005 at Oktoberhallen in Wieze, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows:
THE LEGIONS OF HETHERIA
One more opening act will be announced during the coming weeks.
The first Bloodstock DVD, PURE BLOOD Vol 1, will be released within the next 3-4 weeks and on sale at the show. This DVD will contain promo videos and audio tracks from 12 bands who have appeared at Bloodstock in the past and also appearing this year. The bands are:
5TH MAN DOWN
NOWHERE NEAR THE GARDEN
Vol 2 is being filmed this year at Bloodstock 2004 with the sets of INFOBIA, ILLUMINATUS, INVEY, PANIC CELL and FOURWAYKILL making up the first Live DVD! So, if you wanna appear on the DVD, "get down the front for each set as they will make your ears bleed!"