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The 2011 edition of the Metalfest Open Air Germany is set to take place on May 27th - 29th, 2011. Finnish metal act Kivimetsan Druidi is the latest act to be confirmed for the festival. Additional details on the Metalfest can be found at this location. Other confirmed acts include Sabaton, Cradle of Filth, Arch Enemy, Sodom, Watain, Belphegor, Kalmah, and more.
Sweden's Sonic Syndicate has issued the following announcement about performing at the Metal Christmas Festival:
"Switzerland, are you ready for more Sonic Syndicate? On Saturday December 18th the band will be flying in to Bern, Switzerland to kick off the holiday season at this years Metal Christmas Festival with UDO, The Sorrow, fellow label mates Sabaton and more. Please check the tour section for tickets. Thanks for all the amazing support, we rule the night together!"
The upcoming Sonic Syndicate tour dates are as follows: More...
Swedish heavy metallers Sabaton have confirmed its appearance for the forthcoming 70000 Tons of Metal festival. 70000 Tons of Metal is the cruise ship metal festival that sets sail Monday, January 24, 2011 aboard the Royal Caribbean “Majesty of the Seas” from Miami, Florida to Cozumel, Mexico.
70000 Tons of Metal confirmed bands:
Uli Jon Roth
Cirrha Niva has issued the following announcement about appearing in the upcoming 2011 Mindview Magazine calendar.
"Hi People, we are one of the twelve bands that are selected for the new 2011 calendar of Mindview Magazine. Some of the other bands are Nevermore, Paradise Lost, Epica, Alestorm and Sabaton.
"This calendar will be for sale within a few weeks and it will be available at the website of the Belgium magazine Mindview and at Large Popmerchandising. All profits are donated to a Crohn's disease fund. Oh, we are the December band."
You can also check out Cirrha Niva's music via this location.
Sweden's Sabaton recently posted a music video online for the song "Uprising," which can be found after the jump. The band has now commented on the video:
"We're very proud to announce the video for our song 'Uprising.' This video is a small insight to the events of the Warsaw Uprising that started on the 1:st of August 1944 and lasted for 63 days. We have been blessed with the opportunity to attend the ceremony remembering the fallen on 'W'-hour in Warsaw, as well as given the chance to meet and speak with veterans and survivors of the battle.
"This video is a tribute to all the brave men, women and children who fought and lost their lives in this battle, and we would like to ask you all to please spread the word about this video, and more importantly, this battle who sadly seems to be a forgotten chapter in history outside of Poland.
"And finally, a BIG thank you to the Radoslaw reenactment group who made sure that all details are historically correct, as well as actors Peter Stormare, Monika Buchowiec, and Mateusz Damiecki whose participation in this video hopefully will increase the interest in this video and the Warsaw Uprising." More...
Sweden's Sabaton has posted a music video online for the song "Uprising," which is off the band's latest album "Coat of Arms." You can check out the video clip below.
Swedish epic power metal band SABATON has issued the following statement:
"Since were not out on tour this weekend, and have already told you that we are back in Studio Abyss recording, we might as well tell you that we took the tourbus down to Stockholm for another videoshoot..."
"Does anyone have a clue what song we are working on this time? The one who posts the right answer within 24h and have a very catchy motivation wins a signed CD!"
Swedish melodic metallers Sonic Syndicate have announced the European dates for their We Rule The Night Tour. The tour kicks of in mid-September and runs all the way through mid-December. The first four dates are supporting Swedish power metal band Sabaton, and then Sonic Syndicate are out on their own.
The tour is to support the new album of the same name, "We Rule The Night," which will be released on August 27th through Nuclear Blast Records. The first single and video from the album, "Revolution Baby," can be seen here, and the complete tour schedule is below and at sonicsyndicate.com. More...
Sweden's Sabaton has checked in with the following brief announcement about the new album "Coat of Arms" landing on the Billboard charts and the potential for an upcoming U.S. tour: "Coat Of Arms have just entered the Billboard charts at #124 (Heatseekers) and #87 (Top Hard Music).
This will shine a brand new light over future plans for touring the US!" You can also catch Sabaton live on the following dates:
8/27 2010 Tel Aviv Tel Aviv, IL
9/3 2010 Global East Rock Kiev, UA
9/15 2010 Folken Stavanger, NO
9/16 2010 Garage Bergen, NO
9/17 2010 Byscenen Haugesund, NO
9/18 2010 Rockefeller Oslo, NO
9/24 2010 Nöjesfabriken Karlstad, SE
9/25 2010 Pumpehuset Copenhagen, DK
9/26 2010 Markthalle Hamburg, DE
9/27 2010 De Kade Zandaam, NL
9/29 2010 Musikzentrum Hannover, DE
9/30 2010 Hellraiser Leipzig, DE More...
Sweden's Sabaton has issued the following update about the European chart positions of the new album "Coat of Arms:"
"Until now we have not been able to present any sales, and we have also been very excited what the new album will bring Sabaton. We can now present some chart positions we had in Europe, big thanks to all who supported us and actually bought the album. Without you we could not carry on! We are now focusing mostly on the tour in the autumn, and what a tour it will be... At this time sales are going really well and several shows are close to sold out already. People who don't want to miss our shows better be quick buying tickets!
"W = Calendar Week. Sweden: #4 (W21), #2 (W22), #8 (W23) , #13 (W24), Finland: #15 (W21), Germany: #19 (W21), #79 (W22), Switzerland: #33 (W21), Poland: #9 (W21), #12 (W22), #19 (W23), #40 (W24), Austria: #71 (W21), Switzerland #22 (W21), Hungary #9 (W21), Europa: #34 (W22)."
Sabaton has posted video footage online from the band's appearance at the Metaltown 2010 festival, which can be viewed below.
Swedish power metal outfit Sabaton has entered the German album charts at number 20 with their latest studio album, "Coat Of Arms," which is available everywhere now through Nuclear Blast Records. A message from singer Joakim Brodén reads:
"Bloody hell! Who would have thought that six ugly swedish guys in camo pants would make the German charts? Damn, I can’t fucking believe it! Thanks to all the fans who made us hit the top 20! Noch ein Bier!!"
Swedish power metal band Sabaton has posted a new video online which looks at the making of their forthcoming new music video, "Uprising." You can check it out below. The video was recorded in mid-May in Poland and the song lyrically discusses the Warsaw uprising of 1944. The song appears on the band's new studio album, "Coat Of Arms" which is out now through Nuclear Blast Records.
Swedish metallers Sabaton are set to release their new album "Coat of Arms" on May 21st, 2010. The band has now issued the following update about streaming the entire album online:
"Wanna decide for yourself what you think of the new album? We are really proud to present the full album available on our myspace from today and until the release which is 21st of May. At the same time we launch our new myspace and website. There are now easy pre-order links for the new album on the sites, make sure that you don't just get the downloaded version. Thank you for your support and see you on tour."
Sweden's Sabaton is set to release the new album "Coat Of Arms" on May 21st, 2010. The band has now issued the following update about streaming another new song online from the album:
"We have now uploaded another song from our upcoming album Coat of Arms on our myspace site. This time its a classic Sabaton song handling the topic of the exile pilots who fought in the Battle of Brittain during WW2. This was one of first songs we directly felt a connection to and quickly made the decision that the song goes onto the album. Most likely you will hear us play this song live very soon! Enjoy folks!"
The organisers of Belgiums biggest metal festival, Graspop Metal Meeting, has confirmed the final bands for this years edition of the event. The biggest news is that Soulfly, the band led by former Sepultura frontman Max Cavalera, will be headlining the event on the Saturday. Other bands added to the bill include New York hardcore legends Sick Of It All, former Guns N Roses guitarist Slash, Hatebreed, Revamp, Oceans Of Sadness and Dear Superstar. The festival takes place in the town of Dessel from June 25th-27th.
The lineup is now as follows:
Friday: Aerosmith (Headliners)
Stone Temple Pilots
My Dying Bride
The Devil's Blood
Oceans Of Sadness
Swedish epic power metal band SABATON has just released another brand new song called "Uprising". The track comes off the bands upcoming album "Coat Of Arms" due on May 21, 2010 via Nuclear Blast Records. Check it out here.
The band comments, "We are proud to announce that we have added the track 'Uprising' from our upcoming album to our myspace site. The song is a powerful and emotional tribute to those who lost their lives in the Warsaw uprising in 1944."
The band has also announced to shoot a video clip for the song under just spectacular circumstances.
The band comments on the video, "We are happy to announce that the recording of our music video for the song 'Uprising' has been rescheduled successfully, and that it will take place in Warsaw during this and next week. Out of respect for the Polish mourning period we decided to postpone the video shoot last week, and now we will try again." More...
Sweden's Sabaton has issued the following announcement about recording a music video for the track "Uprising:"
"We are happy to announce that the recording of our music video for the song 'Uprising' has been rescheduled successfully, and that it will take place in Warsaw during this and next week.
Out of respect for the Polish mourning period we decided to postpone the video shoot last week, and now we will try again.
"The song 'Uprising' is a powerful and emotional tribute to those who lost their lives in the Warsaw uprising in 1944, and so shall the video be! This will by far be the biggest Sabaton video production ever, and dare we say: One of the biggest in heavy metal? The video will feature Peter Stormare as SS-Obergruppenführer von dem Bach and will be directed by Jacek Raginis (related to decorated ww2 hero Wladyslav Raginis)."
"Uprising" is off the band's upcoming new album "Coat of Arms." The song can also be heard via the Sabaton MySpace page.
Alestorm recently announced they would be joining Sabaton on their "World War" tour, which is in support of Sabaton's upcoming album "Coat Of Arms." The currently confirmed dates are as follows:
15/09/10 Stavanger - Folken
16/09/10 Bergen - Garage
17/09/10 Haugesund - Byscenen
18/09/10 Oslo - Rockefeller
24/09/10 Karlstad - Nöjesfabriken
25/09/10 Köpenhamn - Pumpehuset
26/09/10 Hamburg - Markthalle
27/09/10 Zaandam - De Kade
29/09/10 Hannover - Musikzentrum
30/09/10 Leipzig - Hellraiser
01/10/10 Geiselwind - Musik Hall
02/10/10 München - Backstage
03/10/10 Ludwigsburg - Rockfabrik
05/10/10 Köln - Underground
06/10/10 Saarbrücken - Garage
07/10/10 Milan - Alcatraz
08/10/10 Pratteln - Z7
09/10/10 Paris - Nouveau Casino
11/10/10 Manchester - Academy 2
12/10/10 Glasgow - Garage
14/10/10 London - Electric Ballroom
15/10/10 Wolverhampton - Wulfrun Hall
16/10/10 Sheffield - Corporation
17/10/10 Brighton - Concorde 2
19/10/10 Antwerpen - Hof Ter Lo
20/10/10 Frankfurt - Batschkapp
21/10/10 Nijmegen - Doornroosje
22/10/10 Dortmund - FZW
28/10/10 Huskvarna - Folkets Park
29/10/10 Lund - Mejeriet
30/10/10 Norrköping - Flygeln More...
Scottish pirate metal outfit Alestorm has been confirmed as the special guests for Sabaton on their upcoming World War Tour, which will kick off in Tel Aviv, Israel on August 27th and finishes in December. A trailer for the tour can be seen below. The tour is in support of Sabatons forthcoming new studio album, "Coat Of Arms" which will be released on May 21st through Nuclear Blast. More...