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Below is our complete Witchcraft 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.
Sweden's Witchcraft who were to start their first US tour in Seattle on October 23 have been forced to return to Sweden for additional processing at the US Embassy in Stockholm. The tour, also featuring Portland-based Danava, is now being reworked for a later start date with West Coast performances planned to be rescheduled at the end of the planned dates. Venues and dates will be noted shortly.
Candlelight will reissue the band's self-titled debut on November 14. The band's latest album, Firewood, is available in stores now.
Swedish doom-rockers Witchcraft will support psychedelic-metal band Danava starting October 23 in Seattle. Dates run through November 16. Witchcraft's most recent album Firewood came out last year. This fall the band will re-release its 2004 self-titled offering.
Norway's renowned Inferno festival will be held in Oslo on April 13-15, 2006. The organizers have posted the following update:
Friday February 3rd is the day that we will have our annual kick off party and announce the full lineup. The kick off will be held at John Dee in Oslo and the tickets cost 200 NOK.
Performing live will be a horde of musicians from bands like Immortal, Satyricon, Aura Noir, Enslaved, Susperia, Dimmu Borgir, Pagans Mind, and Zyklon. They will play songs from influential bands such as W.A.S.P, Slayer, Accept, Iron Maiden, Sepultura, Mötley Crue, Twisted Sister, Pantera, Bathory, Celtic Frost, Venom, Mötorhead, Kreator, Testament, Anthrax and more.
There will also be a kick off party in Trondheim the same day. More information on this will follow shortly.
In addition, Borknagar, Witchcraft and Endstille will appear alongside already announced Emperor, Marduk and Bolt Thrower.
More dates have been announced for MONSTER MAGNET's upcoming European tour with WITCHCRAFT.
MONSTER MAGNET are currently in Los Angeles in pre-production for their follow-up to 2004's "Monolithic Baby!", tentatively due early next year. The band spent the past few months working on a DVD release as well as reissues of both "Spine of God" (1991) and "Tab" (1992) CDs featuring re-recorded bonus tracks. In addition, MAGNET frontman Dave Wyndorf is planning on recording his first-ever solo album.
The currently scheduled tour dates are as follows:
Mar. 04 – Wolverhampton, UK @ Wulfrun Hall
Mar. 05 - Nottingham, UK @ Rock City
Mar. 06 - Manchester, UK @ Manchester Academy 2
Mar. 08 – Glasgow, SCO @ QMU
Mar. 09 – Leeds, UK @ The Cockpit
Mar. 10 - Sheffield, UK @ The Corporation
Mar. 12 - London, UK @ Astoria
Mar. 13 - Brusells, BEL @ Ancienne
Mar. 14 – Amsterdam, NETH @ Paradiso
Mar. 16 - Tilburg, NETH @ 013
Mar. 17 – Hamburg, GER @ Grosse Freiheit
Mar. 18 – Gothernburg, SWE @ Tragarn
Mar. 20 – Helsinki, FIN @ Tavastia
Mar. 22 – Stockholm, SWE @ Arenan
Mar. 23 – Oslo, NOR @ Rockefeller Music Hall Norway
Mar. 24 – Malmö, SWE @ KB Sweden
Mar. 26 – Copenhagen, DEN @ Pumpehuset Denmark
Mar. 27 - Arhus, DEN @ Voxhall Denmark
Mar. 28 – Berlin, GER @ Columbiahalle Germany
Mar. 30 - Herford, GER @ Club X Germany
Mar. 31 - Weisbaden, GER @ Schlachthof Germany
Apr. 01 - Leipzig, GER @ Werk 2 Germany
Apr. 03 - Dortmund, GER @ Soundgarden Germany
Apr. 04 - Cologne, GER @ Live Music Hall Germany
Apr. 05 - Stuttgart, GER @ Longhorn Germany
Apr. 07 - Munich, GER @ Tonhalle Germany
Apr. 08 - Linz, GER @ Posthof Germany
Apr. 09 - Vienna, AUT @ Arena Austria
Apr. 11 - Zurich, SWI @ Xtra Switzerland
Apr. 13 - Barcelona, SPA @ Razzmatazz II Spain
Apr. 14 - Madrid, SPA @ Aqualung Spain
Corrosion of Conformity has announced tour dates for their upcoming European tour. Tour dates are as follows:
UK tour with Witchcraft:
Sept 25 Stoke On Trent - The Sugarmill
Sept 26 Oxford - The Zodiac
Sept 27 Brighton - Concorde 2
Sept 28 Portsmouth - Wedgewood Rooms
Sept 29 Nottingham - Rock City
Sept 30 Glasgow - King Tut's Wah Wah Hut
Oct 01 Birmingham - Birmingham Academy (Carling Academy)
Oct 02 Newport - TJ's
Oct 03 Liverpool - Liverpool Academy 1,2,3,4 (Liverpool Univ.)
Oct 04 Manchester - Manchester Univ (Academy,MDH,Hop&Grape)
Oct 06 London - Carling Academy Islington & Bar Academy
European tour opening for Motörhead: More...
Doom-metal band Witchcraft will release their third disc, "Firewood," on July 26. Tracks include "Chylde of Fire," "If Wishes Were Horses" and "Wooden Cross (I Can't Wake the Dead)."
Following on from the success of their controversial UK tour with HIM, Cathedral are to play three final shows to round off 2004. Firstly Bradford Rios on Dec. 10th, followed by a visit to London, The Garage on Dec 11th. Support for both these shows will be from very special guests, Witchcraft from Sweden. Finally the band will play a final 2004 show as special guests to Paradise Lost on their only UK appearance at Wolverhampton, Wulfrun Hall Dec 16th. The band are currently in negotiations with various producers and plan to enter the studio in February 2005 to commence recording of their eighth album & debut for Nuclear Blast records, tentatively titled "Seeds of Decay."