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Nightmare

Formed: 1979
From: Grenoble, France
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Nightmare News

Below is our complete Nightmare news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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Nightmare Posts Live DVD Trailer

Veteran french metal act Nightmare has posted a new trailer online for its forthcoming live DVD/CD set, titled "One Night Of Insurrection." The two disc set was filmed and recorded in the band's hometown of Grenoble, France and will see its release on February 25 through AFM Records. You can view the trailer below:

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Nightmare Announces European Tour

Nightmare has issued the following update about European tour dates with Sabaton:

"We are really proud to announce Nightmare is back on the road with the powerful Swedish metallers Sabaton. This spring 2011 : 7 countries visited, 13 dates to set on fire the European stages."

The upcoming dates are as follows:

03.03.2011 LU - Esch, Rockhall
04.03.2011 FR - Eloyes, Centre Culturel
05.03.2011 FR - Paris, Trabendo
06.03.2011 ES - Bilbao, RockStarLive
08.03.2011 PT - Porto, Cine Teatro de Corroios
09.03.2011 ES - Madrid, Ritmo y Compas
10.03.2011 ES - Barcelona, Salamandra
11.03.2011 FR - Lyon, Ninkasi Kao
12.03.2011 IT - Bruneck, Ufo
14.03.2011 SI - Ljubljana, Kino Siska
15.03.2011 IT - Treviso, New Age Club
16.03.2011 DE - Lindau, Club Vaudeville
18.03.2011 DE - Bremen, Aladdin

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Nightmare Comments On Canceled Appearance

French metal act Nightmare has issued the following statement about the band canceling the previously scheduled appearance in the Czech Republic:

"We are very sad to announce that Nightmare was forced to cancel his show planned July 24th 2010 in Borkovany / Czech Republic at the woodstock festival. Unfortunately, the promoter was unable fulfill his agreement and to pay the flights tickets to guarantee the coming of the band in CZ. We send our apologies to all the fans who were waiting for us there and we promise that we will do everything to come back to Czech Republic where we always had great support, very soon!"

You can catch Nightmare live on the following dates:

8/6 2010 Wacken Open Air 2010 Wacken/Germany, DE
8/25 2010 Crazy Mama Budapest, HUNGARY
8/27 2010 BARBI CLUB TEL AVIV, ISRAEL
8/29 2010 Motocultor Open Air Festival Séné, FRANCE
10/9 2010 Evening of Metal Festival St Dizier (52) FRANCE

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Nightmare Recruits Touring Drummer

French metal act Nightmare has issued the following announcement about recruiting a touring drummer for the band's upcoming tour dates:

"Kevin Foley, drummer for French death grind masters Benighted, is on board with Nightmare for a couple of shows on the 'Insurrection Campaign World Tour - Part II.' Nightmare's permanent drummer, David Amore, is forced to miss the dates due to some personal reasons out of his control. Kevin already checked in at the Savoie Rock Fest last Saturday in Albertville, France."

The upcoming Nightmare tour dates are as follows:

7/17 Devilstone Festival in Lithuania
7/24 Woodstock Festival in Borkovany, Czech Republic
8/7 Wacken Open Air, Germany
8/25 Budapest, Hungary, Crazy Mama club
8/27 Heavy Metal festival, Tel-Aviv, Israel, Barby club
8/29 Motocultor Festival,Sene France
10/9 Evening Of Metal Festival, St Dizier, France

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Nightmare Updates Tour Schedule

French metallers Nightmare will be performing at the Dokk'em Festival, which will take place on June 11th and 12th, 2010. Additional details on the festival can be found at this location. The other upcoming Nightmare tour dates are as follows:

6/18 2010 Coliseum Charleroi/Belgium, BE
7/2 2010 Fuckin’ Rock’N’ Roll Festival La Maroquinerie Paris (75)/France, FR
7/10 2010 Savoie Rock Festival La Bathie (73)/France, FR
7/17 2010 DevilStone Open Air Festival Anyksciai/Lithuania, LT
7/24 2010 Woodstock Festival Borkovany/Czech Republic, CZ
8/6 2010 Wacken Open Air 2010 Wacken/Germany, DE
8/27 2010 Barby Club Tel-Aviv/Israel, IL
8/29 2010 Motocultor Open Air Festival Séné, FR
10/9 2010 Evening of Metal Festival St Dizier (52)/ France, FR
10/14 2010 South America Tour Brazil, Argentina, BR

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Nightmare Comments On Ronnie James Dio

Vocalist Jo Amore of French metal act Nightmare has issued the following comments about Ronnie James Dio passing away on Sunday, May 16th:

"The members of Nightmare, along with the whole metal community all around the world, are crying the death of our master of all, Ronnie James Dio. He was not only the best metal singer of all times who inspired so many and especially myself: I have lost a part of my soul today... Ronnie was also one of the nicest artist you would ever want to meet. There is nothing more we can say and we cannot find the words to express our sadness... Our prayers go to his wife Wendy and to his family... God Bless You... R.I.P metal bro!"

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Nightmare Confirmed For Gineta Rock Festival

French act Nightmare is the latest band to be confirmed for the 2010 edition of Spain's Gineta Rock Festival. Other confirmed acts for the festival include Evergrey, Dream Evil, Steel Horse, and more. Further details on the festival can be found at this location. Nightmare's upcoming tour dates are as follows:

5/21 2010 Escape Metal Corner Wien/Austria, AT
5/22 2010 MetalFest Open Air Hungary Budapest-Csillebérci/Hungary, HU
5/23 2010 MetalFest Open Air Czech Pilsen/Czech Republic, CZ
5/29 2010 GinetaRock Festival La Gineta, Albacete, SPAIN
6/12 2010 Dokk’Em Festival V Dokkum/Netherlands, NL
6/18 2010 Coliseum Charleroi/Belgium, BE
7/2 2010 Fuckin’ Rock’N’ Roll Festival La Maroquinerie Paris (75)/France, FR
7/10 2010 Savoie Rock Festival La Bathie (73)/France, FR
7/17 2010 DevilStone Open Air Festival Anyksciai/Lithuania, LT
7/24 2010 Woodstock Festival Borkovany/Czech Republic, CZ
8/6 2010 Wacken Open Air 2010 Wacken/Germany, DE
8/27 2010 Barby Club Tel-Aviv/Israel, IL
10/9 2010 Evening of Metal Festival St Dizier (52)/ France, FR

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Nightmare Updates Tour Schedule

French metallers Nightmare have updated their tour schedule with the following upcoming European and South American dates:

5/21 2010 Escape Metal Corner Wien/Austria
5/22 2010 MetalFest Open Air Hungary Budapest-Csillebérci/Hungary
5/23 2010 MetalFest Open Air Czech Pilsen/Czech Republic
6/12 2010 Dokk’Em Festival V Dokkum/Netherlands
6/18 2010 Coliseum Charleroi/Belgium
7/2 2010 Fuckin’ Rock’N’ Roll Festival La Maroquinerie Paris (75)/France
7/10 2010 Savoie Rock Festival La Bathie (73)/France
7/17 2010 DevilStone Open Air Festival Anyksciai/Lithuania
7/24 2010 Woodstock Festival Borkovany/Czech Republic
8/6 2010 Wacken Open Air 2010 Wacken/Germany
8/27 2010 Barby Club Tel-Aviv/Israel
10/9 2010 Evening of Metal Festival St Dizier (52)/ France
10/14 2010 South America Tour Brazil, Argentina

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Nightmare Adds More Tour Dates

French metallers Nightmare have updated their tour schedule with the following string of dates:

5/21 2010 Escape Metal Corner Wien/Austria
5/22 2010 MetalFest Open Air Hungary Budapest-Csillebérci/Hungary
5/23 2010 MetalFest Open Air Czech Pilsen/Czech Republic
6/12 2010 Dokk’Em Festival V Dokkum/Netherlands
6/18 2010 Coliseum Charleroi/Belgium
7/2 2010 Fuckin’ Rock’N’ Roll Festival La Maroquinerie Paris (75)/France
7/10 2010 Savoie Rock Festival La Bathie (73)/France
7/17 2010 DevilStone Open Air Festival Anyksciai/Lithuania
7/24 2010 Woodstock Festival Borkovany/Czech Republic
8/6 2010 Wacken Open Air 2010 Wacken/Germany
8/27 2010 Barby Club Tel-Aviv/Israel
10/9 2010 Evening of Metal Festival St Dizier (52)/ France
10/14 2010 South America Tour Brazil, Argentina

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Nightmare To Play DevilStone Festival

French metallers Nightmare have issued the following announcement about appearing at the DevilStone Festival:

"Hi Metalheadz! Nightmare is one of latest act confirmed for the DevilStone Festival in Lithuania. Nightmare is really really proud to be the first French Heavy Power metal band to set on fire the Baltic countries as Lithuania. All infos at this location."

The DevilStone Festival takes place from July 16th - 18th, 2010.

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Nightmare Confirmed For Dokk'em Open Air

French metallers Nightmare have been confirmed to perform at the Dutch Dokk'em Open Air Festival, which takes place on June 11th and 12th, 2010. More information on the festival can be found here. Other confirmed bands include Stream of Passion, Manic Movement, Skeptical Minds, Dyath-Leen, and ReVamp.

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Nightmare Confirmed For Metalfest Open Air Hungary

French metallers Nightmare have been confirmed to perform at the Metalfest Open Air Hungary. The festival will take place from May 21st - 23rd, 2010 in Budapest. More information on the festival can be found at this location. Nightmare's upcoming tour dates are as follows:

2/20 2010 WinterNachtTraum Festival Arnsberg-Oeventrop
3/13 2010 Gomorah Fest Bordeaux
5/21 2010 MetalFest Hungary Budapest
7/24 2010 Woodstock Festival Borkovany
8/6 2010 Wacken Open Air Festival Wacken
10/9 2010 Evening Of Metal Festival Saint Dizier

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Nightmare Announces More European Tour Dates

French metal band Nightmare has announced the following tour and festival dates:

01/17 - Le Ferrailleur - Nantes, France
01/24 - Le Grillen - Colmar, France
02/20 - WinterNachtTraum Festival - Arnsberg-Oeventrop, Germany
03/13 - Gomorah Fest - Bordeaux, France
07/24 - Woodstock Festival - Borkovany, Chez Republic
08/06 - Wacken Open Air Festival - Wacken, Germany
Oct 9 - Evening Of Metal Festival - Saint Dizier, France

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Seven More Bands Announced For Wacken 2010

The organisers of Germany's famous Wacken Open Air festival has announced seven more bands for next years edition of the event. Young British thrash metal outfit Evile will be performing at the festival for the first time with new bass player Joel Graham along with Atrocity, Kataklysm, Tyr, Orphaned Land, Nightmare and Die Kassierer. The festival takes place in the town of Wacken, Germany between August 5th and 7th.

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Nightmare Adds More Tour Dates

French metallers Nightmare have updated their tour schedule with the following upcoming dates:

Jan 17 2010 Le Ferrailleur Nantes
Jan 24 2010 Le Grillen Colmar
Mar 13 2010 Rock School Barbey Bordeaux

Nightmare released their latest album "Insurrection" on September 11th, 2009. Samples of Nightmare's music can be found at their official MySpace page.

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Video Interview With Nightmare Available

Riffmag conducted a video interview with the members of French metallers Nightmare at the Ilha Do Ermal Festival 2009. The video clip of the interview can be viewed below.

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Nightmare Cancels Show With U.D.O.

French metallers Nightmare have issued the following statement about canceling their previously announced show alongside U.D.O:

"For some reasons beyond our control, the concert with UDO in Paris Nouveau Casino planned for January 16. 2010 has been canceled! We are very sorry for all the fans who have shown big interest in this date and who sent us great messages! We promise that we will come soon in the capital! Our agent is currently working on a new date in Paris for early 2010! Stay tuned!"

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Nightmare Announces New Tour Dates

French metallers Nightmare have updated their tour schedule with the following upcoming dates:

1/16 2010 Nouveau Casino Paris
1/17 2010 Le Ferrailleur Nantes
1/26 2010 Secret Place Montpellier
1/28 2010 Le Grillen Colmar

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Nightmare To Film Live DVD

French metallers Nightmare have issued the following announcement about filming their performance at the upcoming Rocktambule Festival:

"To celebrate their 30th anniversary, the band will perform a special show at Rocktambule Festival as headliner for a DVD filming in their hometown of Grenoble at the venue, Salle Edmond Vigne in Fontaine (France) on October 31st 2009. Part of the special Metal Night : Metal Breakdown 3 Halloween Party."

The Rocktambule festival lineup will be as follows:

Nightmare
Ellipsis
Amon Sethis
Rise Of Doom

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Nightmare To Debut New Song Online

French metallers Nightmare have issued the following announcement about debuting a new song online on Saturday, August 29th:

"The new album, 'Insurrection' will be out on September 11th. 2009 through AFM Records. A new song from the new album will be presented as world premiere from August 29th 2009 through : NIGHTMARE myspace. Same song will be performed live at the Ilha Do Ermal Festival in Braga! Stay tuned!"

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