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Below is our complete Equilibrium 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.
The lineup for the 2008 Helion Festival is taking shape as follows:
GODS OF EMPTINESS
CULT OF GAIA
The festival takes place on October 4 in Germany. More information (in German) can be found on the official site.
Manegarm has been announced as support on the Heidenfest tour European tour, featuring Finntroll, Primordial, Eluveitie, Equilibrium and Catamenia. The tour takes place during October and November of 2008. Here are the latest Manegarm tour dates:
15-08-2008 - Summerbreeze Festival, Dinkelsbuhl, DE (w/ Hail of Bullets, Onslaught, Tyr, Rotten Sound, Kataklysm, Heidevolk and many more)
16-08-2008 - Barther Metal Open Air, Barth, DE (w/ Heidevolk, Negura Bunget, Skyforger, Monolith Deathcult and many more)
Heidenfest featuring Finntroll, Primordial, Eluveitie, Equilibrium, Catamenia and Manegarm
31-10-2008 - Hellraiser, Leipzig, DE
01-11-2008 - Backstage, Munchen, DE
02-11-2008 - Z7, Pratteln, CH
03-11-2008 - Orpheum, Graz, AT
04-11-2008 - Masters of Rock cafe, Zlin, CZ
05-11-2008 - Postbahnhof, Berlin, DE
06-11-2008 - Markthalle, Hamburg, DE
07-11-2008 - Waerdse Tempel, Heerhugowaard, NL + Thyrfing
08-11-2008 - Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, DE + Thyrfing, Eisregen, Enslaved
09-11-2008 - Locomotive, Paris, FR
10-11-2008 - Hof ter Loo, Antwerpen, BE
11-11-2008 - Lowensaal, Nurnberg, DE
12-11-2008 - Rockfabrik, Ludwigsburg, DE
13-11-2008 - Batschkapp, Frankfurt, DE
14-11-2008 - Gasometer, Vienna, AT
15-11-2008 - Posthof, Linz, AT
16-11-2008 - Petoefi Hall, Budapest, HU
A short trailer for "Sagas," the long-awaited second album from the German symphonic pagan metal band EQUILIBRIUM, can be viewed here and below.
An e-card for the CD is available at this location.
Due on June 27 (Europe) and July 8 (North America) via Nuclear Blast Records, Sagas features the following track listing:
01. Prolog auf Erden (Instr.) (3:38)
02. Wurzelbert (4:58)
03. Blut im Auge (4:44)
04. Unbesiegt (6:19)
05. Verrat (6:04)
06. Snuffel (5:44)
07. Heimwarts (2:32)
08. Heiderauche (Instr.) (2:31)
09. Die Weide und der FluB (7:21)
10. Des Sangers Fluch (8:03)
11. Ruf in den Wind (4:52)
12. Dammerung (5:54)
13. Mana (Instr.) (16:21)
The album features a guest appearance by Ulrich Herkenhoff, who is said to be "one of the most famous pinpipe players and can be heard on the soundtrack of "The Lord of the Rings - Return of the King." Sagas also features a violin solo by Agnes Malich, deputy concertmaster of the Augsburg Philharmonic Orchestra.
EQUILIBRIUM will embark on a European tour in late October/early November. More...
To continue the commemoration of Nuclear Blast's 20 years of existence, Amazon.com brings everyone an exclusive free sampler that you will only be able to obtain at this location.
The sampler contains MP3s of the following songs:
1. Taking the World by Storm - Kataklysm 3:59
2. Chains of Power - Kataklysm 3:19
3. Blut Im Auge - Equilibrium 4:44
4. More Than Meets The Eye - Testament 4:33
5. The Formation of Damnation - Testament 5:09
6. We Are the Nightmare - Arsis 4:03
7. Shattering the Spell - Arsis 4:03
8. Bleed - Meshuggah 7:22
9. Riot Act - Exodus 3:37
10. The Atrocity Exhibition - Exodus 10:33 (Album Only)
Additionally, there are a number of Nuclear Blast Records titles available for purchase at a special discount price of $5.99 for the album as MP3s - only on iTUNES and Amazon until August 30, 2008. Here are the titles: More...
Initial tour dates have been announced for the HEIDENFEST TOUR 2008 featuring special guests Finntroll with Primordial, Eluveitie, Equilibrium, Manegarm, and Catamenia. The Heidenfest Tour will cross much of Europe, beginning in the late Fall. The tour dates are as follows:
31/Okt DE Leipzig Hellraiser
01/Nov DE Munich Backstage
02/Nov CH Pratteln Z7
03/Nov AT Graz Orpheum
04/Nov CZ Zlin Masters Of Rock Cafe
05/Nov DE Berlin Postbahnhof
06/Nov DE Hamburg Markthalle
07/Nov NL tba
08/Nov DE Essen Grugahalle *EXTENDED SHOW*
09/Nov FR Paris La Locomotive
10/Nov BE Antwerpen Hof Ter Loo
11/Nov DE Nuernberg Loewensaal
12/Nov DE Ludwigsburg Rockfabrik
13/Nov DE Frankfurt Batschkapp
14/Nov AT Wien Gasometer
15/Nov AT Linz Posthof
16/Nov HU Budapest Petoefi Hall
Symphonic pagan act Equilibrium has just wrapped production on their latest album “Sagas,” the band’s Nuclear Blast debut and the long-awaited follow-up to 2005’s “Turis Fratyr.”
Scheduled for release June 27, the set track list has been announced:
1. Prolog auf Erden (Instr.) 3:38?
2. Wurzelbert 4:58?
3. Blut im Auge 4:44?
4. Unbesiegt 6:19?
5. Verrat 6:04?
6. Snüffel 5:44?
7. Heimwärts 2:32?
8. Heiderauche (Instr.) 2:31?
9. Die Weide und der Fluß 7:21?
10. Des Sängers Fluch 8:03?
11. Ruf in den Wind 4:52?
12. Dämmerung 5:54?
13. Mana (Instr.) 16:21
“Sagas” features a guest appearance from Ulrich Herkenhoff, a pinpipe player who can be heard on the soundtrack of “The Lord of the Rings - Return of the King,” as well as a violin solo by Agnes Malich, deputy concertmaster of the Augsburg Philharmonic Orchestra.
German metallers Equilibrium have revealed the tracklist for the upcoming album "Sagas":
01. Prolog Auf Erden
03. Blut Im Auge
09. Die Weide Und Der Fluß
10. Des Sängers Fluch
11. Ruf In Den Wind
"Sagas" [cover art] will be released on 20th June via Nuclear Blast. Furthermore, "Sagas" will be released with a Bonus DVD with approx. 70 minutes of running time, featuring Equilibrium on and off stage.
Finnish folk/pagan metallers MOONSORROW have been confirmed for the Summer Nights Open Air festival, set to take place June 20-21 at Castle Frauenstein in Mining am Inn, Austria. The festival billing is shaping up as follows:
BEFORE THE FALL
FALL OF SERENITY
FEAR MY THOUGHTS
The festival will feature two stages with more than 40 international metal bands. For more information, visit www.summer-nights.at.
German black metal band Equilibrium has officially signed a multi-album deal with Nuclear Blast Records. Comments the band: "A deal with Nuclear Blast? Wow. A dream came true. We´re looking forward to some cool years and even cooler records!" Equilibrium will enter the studio in January to record a new album, titled "Sagas," which will hit streets next summer.
BLIND GUARDIAN, GOREFEST, MENDEED and JUSTICE have been confirmed for the 2006 edition of the Earthshaker Fest, set to take place July 21-22 in Kreuth. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order):
JON OLIVA'S PAIN
ONE MAN ARMY AND THE UNDEAD QUARTET
Hammerfall and Equilibrium are the latest bands to be added to the 2005 edition of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival, scheduled to take place August 4-6 in Wacken.
Here is the complete roster of confirmed bands thus far: More...