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Ghost Brigade has set "Until Fear No Longer Defines Us" as the title of the band's forthcoming album, which has been scheduled for an August 19th (August 23rd in North America) release.
In order to celebrate the release of "Until Fear No Longer Defines Us," the band will embark on a Finnish tour in September and October. Support for most of the shows comes from Finnish dark hardcore act Unkind. Tour dates are as follows:
16 Sep 11 Oulu (FI) Nuclear Nightclub
17 Sep 11 Kuopio (FI) Henry's Pub
23 Sep 11 Pori (FI) Monttu
24 Sep 11 Kouvola (FI) Rytmi-Katti
28 Sep 11 Turku (FI) Klubi
29 Sep 11 Tampere (FI) Klubi
30 Sep 11 Helsinki (FI) Nosturi
01 Oct 11 Jyväskylä (FI) Lutakko
Finland's Ghost Brigade is hard at work on the band's upcoming third album, which is nearly completed. The band issued the following brief statement about the upcoming album:
"Fuck webisodes, studio blogs and soulless press statements. We have made a new record and it's called 'Until Fear No Longer Defines Us'. Expect a late summer release on Season of Mist."
Additional details on "Until Fear No Longer Defines Us" will be announced as it is made available.
Sons Of Aeon has announced the band's signing to Lifeforce Records. The label has issued the following comments on the signing:
"We at Lifeforce Records are very proud to announce the signing of Finnish metal act Sons of Aeon to our roster. Despite the fact that the band is quite young, these guys have a long background releasing albums and are very experienced live performers as well with altogether well over 1000 played shows under their belts in bands such as Ghost Brigade, Swallow the Sun, Code For Silence, and Endstand among others. Currently Sons of Aeon is busy writing their debut album to be released on Lifeforce Records early 2012 and no, this is not a project band!"
The band comments the signing to Lifeforce Records, “Sons Of Aeon is happy to announce that we have joined the Lifeforce records team! We feel we found a great home for our music and we’re looking forward to rolling our sleeves and getting to work. We’re currently writing more music for our upcoming debut album, we’ll let you know when we have some more detailed information. -Tony, Tapio, Wille, Pasi, Tommi” More...
ORPHANED LAND has posted part 2 of a series of video tour diaries from the band’s past European headlining tour. Watch the video below:
Amorphis has announced fellow Finns Ghost Brigade and Israel's Orphaned Land as support acts for the second leg of the Forging Europe Tour in November. Ghost Brigade will not play at the first two shows in Denmark but join the tour on November 7 in Hamburg, Germany.
Here are the upcoming Amorphis tours:
Jun. 12 Tampere, FI - Sauna Open Air
Jun. 20 Vantaa, FI - Myötätuulirock
Jul. 03 Löbnitz, DE - With Full Force
Jul. 04 Istanbul, TR - Unirock Open Air
Jul. 09 Turku, FI - Ruisrock
Jul. 10 Iisalmi, FI - Oluset
Jul. 14 Arvika, SE - Arvika
Jul. 18 Joensuu, FI - Ilosaarirock
Jul. 30 Oulu, FI - Qstock
Aug. 06 Wacken, DE - W:O:A
Aug. 07 Calvão, PT - Vagos Open Air
Aug. 14 Catton Hall/Derbyshire, GB - Bloodstock Open Air
Aug. 21 Jyväskylä, FI - Jyväskylä Rock Festival
Oct. 01 St. Petersburg, Russia - Glav Club
Oct. 02 Moscow, Russia - 1 Rock
Nov. 05 Copenhagen, DK - Pumpehuset
Nov. 06 Aalborg, DK - Metal Festival
Nov. 07 Hamburg, DE - Markthalle
Nov. 09 Glasgow, UK - Cathouse
Nov. 10 Manchester, UK - Academy 3
Nov. 11 London, GB - O2 Academy Islington
Nov. 12 Utrecht, NL - Tivoli De Helling
Nov. 13 Vosselaar, BE - Biebob
Nov. 14 Aschaffenburg, DE - Colos-Saal
Nov. 16 Leipzig, DE - Hellraiser
Nov. 17 Warsaw, PL - Proxima
Nov. 18 Vienna, AT - Szene
Nov. 19 Plzen, CZ - Kd Serikovka
Nov. 20 Ljubljana, SI - Cvetlicrna
Nov. 21 Budapest, HU - Diesel
Nov. 23 Munich, DE - Backstage
Nov. 24 Ludwigsburg, DE - Rockfabrik
Nov. 25 Erstfeld, CH - Transilvania
Nov. 26 Bologna, IT - Estragon
Nov. 27 Lindau, DE - Club Vaudeville
Nov. 28 Bochum, DE - Zeche
Ghost Brigade has issued the following announcement about performing at this year's edition of the Lutakko Liekeissä festiva:
"GB is confirmed for Lutakko Liekeissä 2010 Festival! The festival is also the 20th anniversary of 'The Live Music Association of Jyväskylä' so a huge party is expected, not to mention that this is the first GB hometown show in almost one year! We expect to see all of you there! Very excited about this, lots of great bands performing!"
Additional details on the festival can be found at this location.
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
The organisers of Belgiums premier metal festival, Graspop Metal Meeting, has announced the addition of eleven more bands to this years bill. Among the latest acts are American supergroup Hellyeah, Australian rockers Airbourne and British heavy metal veterans Raven. The other confirmed bands are Katatonia, Evergrey, The Devil's Blood, Eluveitie, Finntroll, Dark Funeral, 3 Inches Of Blood and Sylosis. The festival will take place in the town of Dessel from June 25th-27th.
The lineup is now as follows: More...
The organisers of Belgium's Graspop Metal Meeting festival has announced that four more bands have now been added to the lineup. The biggest announcement is that Aerosmith will be headlining the event on the friday. Also joining them that day will be reunited California grungers Stone Temple Pilots. Industrial metal legends Fear Factory will be performing at the festival and so will Atlanta based metal outfit Mastodon, who are still touring in support of their critically acclaimed album, "Crack The Skye."
The lineup (in no particular order) is now as follows: More...
Ghost Brigade have announced they will embarking on a co-headlining European tour with Insomnium. The currently confirmed dates are as follows:
5/20 2010 - Markthalle, Hamburg, Germany
5/21 2010 - Wave Gotik Treffen, Leipzig, Germany (GB only)
5/22 2010 - Haus-11, Stuttgart, Germany
5/23 2010 - Feierwerk, München, Germany
5/24 2010 - Rockhouse , Salzburg, Austria
5/25 2010 - Kiff, Aarau, Switzerland
5/26 2010 - Bibelot, Dordrecht, Netherlands
5/27 2010 - Trix, Antwerpen, Belgium
5/28 2010 - Dynamo, Eindhoven, Netherlands
5/29 2010 - Matrix, Bochum, Germany
The organisers of Belgium's Graspop Metal Meeting festival has announced several more bands for this year's edition of the event. Among the latest acts are American thrash metal legends Slayer, British gothic metal veterans Paradise Lost, heavy metal icons Saxon and death metal legends Cannibal Corpse and Deicide. Also confirmed are Steel Panther, U.D.O., A Day To Remember, 36 Crazyfists, Atreyu, Between The Buried And Me, Unearth, Anathema and Rise To Remain. The festival will take place in the town of Dessel from June 25th - 27th.
The lineup is now as follows: More...
Finnish metal act Amorphis has been confirmed to perform at the 2010 edition of the Ilosaarirock Festival in Joensuu (FI). Amorphis is scheduled to play on Sunday, July 18. More information on the festival can be played at this location. Other confirmed bands for the festival include Katatonia, Bad Religion, Imogen Heap, DevilDriver, Ghost Brigade, and Insomnium.
Amorphis also has the following upcoming tour dates:
2/19 2010 Helsinki Metal Meeting, Kaapelitehdas Helsinki
3/26 2010 Club HeVen Järvenpää
3/27 2010 Tapper Tallinn
3/31 2010 Puikkari Kuopio
4/1 2010 Lutakko Jyväskylä
4/2 2010 Finlandia-klubi Lahti
4/3 2010 Drunk’n Monkey Salo
4/24 2010 Hullu Poro Areena Levi
7/3 2010 With Full Force Löbnitz
7/3 2010 Unirock Open Air Istanbul
7/18 2010 Ilosaarirock Joensuu
8/6 2010 W:O:A Wacken
8/7 2010 Vagos Open Air Calvão
8/14 2010 Bloodstock Open Air Catton Hall/Derbyshire
The organisers of Belgium's biggest rock festival, Graspop Metal Meeting, has announced the addition of seven more bands to the bill. The biggest news is that iconic rockers Motorhead will be performing at the event along with Belgian metal veterans Channel Zero. Also added to the lineup are death metal legends Obituary, Swedish viking metallers Amon Amarth, As I Lay Dying, Job For A Cowboy and Ghost Brigade.
The lineup now reads as follows (in alphabetical order): More...
Ghost Brigade has issued the following statement about their recent tour dates with Paradise Lost and Samael:
"The Paradise Lost tour has come to an end and we are now back home in Finland. We would like to thank everyone involved with the tour, both PL & Samael for being so friendly and cool people and all those who came to see us at these shows. Hopefully we will be able to come back very soon. We had a great time. to be honest, this tour was so much fun we didn't even want to go back home. See you all very soon & thank you so much again!"
Ghost Brigade still has the following upcoming tour dates:
12/29 Helldone Festival, Helsinki w/ HIM
1/2 2010 Nuclear Nightclub, Oulu, Finland w/ Seith
Obscura, Arch Enemy, Seupltura, and Twisted Sister are the latest bands confirmed for next's year's Hellfest, set to take place June 18-20, 2010 in Clisson, France.
The current line up is as follows:
BORN FROM PAIN
SECRETS OF THE MOON
SWALLOW THE SUN
WALLS OF JERICHO
Ghost Brigade has announced that they will be playing an extra show with Paradise Lost. The details are as follows:
10/5 Paradise Lost + GB, Nosturi, Helsinki
Ghost Brigade's upcoming tour dates are as follows:
10/5 Nosturi, Helsinki, Finland w/ Paradise Lost
10/22 Henrys Pub, Helsinki, Finland w/ The Enemy Pilot, Polemarch
11/4 Kuudes Linja, Helsinki, Finland w/ God Is An Astronaut
11/5 Klubi, Tampere, Finland w/ God Is An Astronaut
11/6 Lutakko, Jyväskylä, Finland w/ God Is An Astronaut
11/8 Biebob, Vosselaar (BEL) w/ Paradise Lost
11/10 Tivoli De Helling, Utrecht (NL) w/ Paradise Lost
11/11 Roehre, Stuttgart (GER) w/ Paradise Lost & Samael
11/12 Conne Island, Leipzig (GER) w/ Paradise Lost & Samael
11/13 Columbia Club, Berlin (GER) w/ Paradise Lost & Samael
11/14 Alte Fauerwache, Mannheim (GER) w/ Paradise Lost & Samael
11/15 Backstage, Munich (GER) w/ Paradise Lost & Samael
11/16 Garage, Saarbrücken (GER) w/ Paradise Lost & Samael
11/18 Ringlokschuppen, Bielefeld (GER) w/ Paradise Lost & Samael
11/19 Capitol, Hannover (GER) w/ Paradise Lost & Samael
11/20 Glad-house, Cottbus (GER) w/ Paradise Lost & Samael
11/21 E-Werk, Erlangen (GER) w/ Paradise Lost & Samael
11/22 Markthalle, Hamburg (GER) w/ Paradise Lost & Samael
11/24 The Rock, Copenhagen (DEN) w/ Paradise Lost & Samael
11/25 Debaser, Stockholm (SWE) w/ Paradise Lost & Samael
1/2 2010 Nuclear Nightclub, Oulu, Finland w/ Seith
Ghost Brigade has announced that they will be releasing their most recent album "Isolation Songs" as a double gatefold LP on October 23rd through Cyclone Empire Records.
The track listing will be as follows:
My Heart Is A Tomb
Into The Black Light
Lost In A Loop
22:22 - Nihil
Architect Of New Beginnings
Secrets Of The Earth
A Storm Inside
Liar (Bonus Track)
Finland's Ghost Brigade has issued the following brief announcement about their most recent album seeing a vinyl release:
"Friends, good news. We just got a word that 'Isolation Songs' will be released as a gatefold double LP. More news on this very soon!"
Paradise Lost has issued the following announcement about supporting acts for their upcoming European tour dates:
"Support bands for our European Tour this winter are as follows:
"Ghost Brigade (opening act) - Nov 8th to Nov 25th, Samael (main support) - Nov 8th to Nov 25th, Katatonia (Main support for all UK dates) October 30th - Nov 5th."
Paradise Lost's upcoming tour dates are as follows: More...
Ghost Brigade has issued the following update about a surprise show tonight and their new album landing on the Finnish charts:
"Surprise GB show @ Exit, Prague tonight Aug 9 with Suffocation and Atrox. Come on down! 'Isolation Songs', has entered the national chart in the band's home country at position No. 22. The is scheduled for release on August 25 in the U.S. via Season Of Mist Records."