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Amberian Dawn Replacing Krypteria At MFVF 2012

Finland's Amberian Dawn has issued the following announcement about replacing Krypteria at the upcoming Metal Female Voices Fest 2012:

"Hey, we are very happy to announce that it's confirmed that Amberian Dawn will perform at Metal Female Voices Fest again.

"We're replacing Krypteria which was announced before. AD had great time playing on MFVF 2009 and once again we're going to give a stunning show for you. See you all in Octoberhalle on October 20th 2012."

Additional details on this year's edition of the MFVF can be found at the festival's official website here. More...

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Krypteria Posts New Video Online

German goth metal act Krypteria has posted the latest video for the BVB Championship Anthem 2011.

Newly-crowned Bundesliga champions, Borussia Dortmund picked Krypteria to provide the soundtrack to the 2010/2011 BVB story. Krypteria recorded two brand-new Borussia anthems, both of which are reworked versions of songs fresh off the band's latest album "All Beauty Must Die," which was released in April.

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Krypteria Offers Free Download of New Track

German goth metal act Krypteria is offering a free download of the track, "Get the Hell Out of My Way." To download, go to krypteria.de and follow the directions on the page.

"Get the Hell Out of My Way" comes from Krypteria's upcoming album, "All Beauty Must Die," which will be released on April 22, 2011.

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Krypteria Announces Final Leg of Tour

Germany's Krypteria has checked in with the following tour update:

"Despite the band currently being in the recording studio working on their upcoming album, Krypteria's return to the live circuit has been set already:

"Other than two amazing indoor festivals and Krypteria's final headlining show 2010 at one of Germany's coolest clubs, the band will tour alongside DORO for a third time since December of 2009; after all, three time's a charm - Ji-In and the boys are excited about the invitation to close out the year as a special guest to their good friend, The Metal Queen. This is gonna be good, people!!!

"We hope to see you at at least one of those shows."

Here are the tour dates for the final leg of Krypteria's "My Fatal Kiss" Tour 2009/2010:

Oct. 23 Wieze, BEL - Oktoberhallen - Metal Female Voices Fest
Dec. 10 Siegburg, GER - Kubana
Dec. 19 Ludwigsburg, GER - Rockfabrik - RoFa X-mas special
Dec. 21 Augsburg, GER - Spectrum
Dec. 22 Esch sur Alzette, LUX
Dec. 23 Pratteln, CH - Rockhal
Dec. 26 Nürnberg, GER - Hirsch

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Krypteria Drummer Recaps Go-to-Gö Festival

Krypteria drummer, S.C. Kuschnerus, checked in with the following recap on the Go-to-Gö festival, which took place in Görisried, Germany, on Friday (April 16) with substitute guitarist, Olli Singer. Singer is currently taking over guitar duties for Chris Siemons, who had to sit out the tour due to health problems.

"We are back from our trip to the Allgäu and the Go to Gö, which turned out to be a very memorable and pleasurable experience for us, even though driving to a gig without our axeman Chris for the first time in Krypteria's six year history felt somewhat odd.

"Nevertheless, the festival's organizers deserve high praise for setting up this amazing event in a spectacular setting while the entire Doro camp was super helpful and mega sweet as always. Due to logistical circumstances we even used Doro's backline this time which went smoothly as well.

"Thanks to the perfect conditions we were able to rock the enormous venue big time. Ji-In was her energetic self and won over the crowd, so we were able to not only enjoy the audience's fervent encore demands but also seize the opportunity to meet with the fans in a fun atmosphere.

"By the way, Chris' live substitute Olli Singer had an awesome debut...and following our performance we also found out that Olli not only is a wild thing on stage, but an aftershow party animal, too.

"Therefore we gladly give the entire Go to Gö experience a double thumbs up !!!"

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Krypteria Guitarist Forced to Sit Out Tour

Krypteria's guitarist, producer and founding member Chris Siemons is forced to hang up his live guitar for the time being.

His health problems, which had already caused the group to cancel their German tour last October, unfortunately have taken a turn for the worse. Therefore, his doctor insisted on Chris avoiding any activity that might potentially aggravate the situation and lead to permanent bodily damages let alone paralysis.

Beginning with Krypteria's performance at the "Go to Gö" festival this Friday, Olli Singer (ex-Lolita Nace) will take over live guitar duties for Chris Siemons.

Chris Siemons: "Olli is a phenomenal guitarist and a great guy, who fits in perfectly with us. And while I'll dearly miss performing on stage, I am more than confident that Olli will do a wonderful job filling in for me live."

Drummer S.C. Kuschnerus: "Krypteria's original line-up will not undergo any changes. However, Chris will focus on the management aspects of the band to a greater extent than ever. And thanks to his enormous expertise in that field it will only make Krypteria a stronger entity."

Besides working on the upcoming Krypteria album with his band mates Chris is facing a lengthy rehabilitation process which ideally will help him avoid surgery, improve his health substantially and eventually may allow him to return to the stage.

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Krypteria to Tour Germany with Doro Again

After touring with Doro Pesch in December 2009, German goth metallers Krypteria will once again open for the metal queen this spring on her German tour. Confirmed dates are:

Mar. 13 Duesseldorf, GER - Burgwaechter Castello
Apr. 16 Goerisried, GER - Festplatz
Apr. 30 Bostalsee, GER - Walpurgisschlacht Open Air
May 07 Bruchsal, GER - Fabrik
May 08 Wetzlar, GER - Naunheim Festplatz
May 09 Regensburg, GER - Kulturzelt

Prior to kicking off the mega event for Doro's 2500 concert on March 13th in Duesseldorf, Krypteria will perform as special guests of Delain at Enschede's "Atak" on February 27. More information can be found at this location.

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Krypteria's Making of New Album Video Available

Angst-Im-Wald Photography and Marketing has posted a video and photos from the making of Krypteria's latest album, "My Fatal Kiss." Check it out at this location.

"My Fatal Kiss" was released in August 28 in Germany, Austra and Switzerland and features the single "For You I'll Bring the Devil Down."

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Krypteria to Tour Germany with Doro

German goth-metallers Krypteria has checked in with the following tour update:

"When it became obvious that we would not be able to do our October tour throughout Germany due to [guitarist] Chris' condition, we immediately went to work on an adequate alternative so we would still be able to perform "My Fatal Kiss" live for our fans in 2009.

"Today we gladly announce Krypteria's return to the live circuit for this December.

"Even though we have not been able to set up a full-fledged headliner tour due to obvious logistical issues, we've received a little, no, a ton of help from a friend: Doro Pesch, the metal queen herself, and her booking agency Noisegate Productions just invited us to join them as special guest on their December tour - wow !

"The Hard&Heavy icon from Duesseldorf and Krypteria have some history together: In 2008 Doro, being one of the nicest people in all of Rock'n'Roll, had asked [singer] Ji-In to join her on her single 'Celebrate'; a couple of months later they performed the song - originally mixed by Krypteria's Chris - at Doro's 25th live anniversary event with All-Girl All-Star line-up.

"With Doro and the guys in her band always kicking major ass and us being determined to royally rock the crowds as well, this should shape up to be one heck of a live double whammy before Christmas."

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Krypteria Cancels German Tour

German goth-metal band Krypteria has checked in with the following message:

"Dear Krypterians, dear friends,

"it is with great disappointment that we announce today the cancellation of our upcoming German tour dates.

"Last weekend Chris [Siemons, guitars] aggravated a herniated disc in his neck, an injury he originally suffered last winter while skiing. Part of the vertebral body is impacting the spinal cord, thus causing severe pain and palsy. Despite Chris immediately undergoing medical treatment in order to get back to 100% as quickly as possible, him being able to go on tour in October unfortunately is out of the question.

"We were so looking forward to performing for you and meeting you guys after the show; thanks to your numerous mails we know you were as pumped about this tour as the four of us. As you can probably imagine this was a huge blow to us, one that'll take some time to recover from.
All we can do right now is to sincerely apologize to you, the fans.

"That said, our team is working feverishly to get us back 'on the road' as soon as possible, hopefully as early as December so we'll get to perform for you live after all !!!

"We hope to see you there,
Ji-In, Chris, Frank & Kusch"

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Krypteria Drummer Checks in with Festival Recap

S.C. Kuschnerus, drummer of German goth-metal band Krypteria, has checked in with the following recap on the M'era Luna Open Air in Hildesheim, Germany:

"We are back from an exciting trip to the M'era Luna Open Air in Hildesheim. And this is exactly what a great festival is supposed to be: Fantastic weather (albeit pretty damn hot on stage), flawless organisation, an energetic capacity crowd and a chance to meet the fans and the media after the show.

"We could not be happier right now - especially because we admittedly were a tad nervous prior to our performance, which marked our first live action in a year due to the extensive recording process of 'My Fatal Kiss.'

"But you guys made us feel welcome, so to everybody who was there: We thank you for your support and your energy and we hope to see you all during our German tour this October.

"Well, some of you we will see again at next week's Summer Breeze Open Air in Dinkelsbuehl (Sat, August 15, 2 p.m.) - looking very much forward to it.

"Btw. The new Sonic Seducer's magazine cover looks amazing - more on this later."

Kypteria's upcoming album, "My Fatal Kiss," is due out August 28 in Germany, Austria & Switzerland.

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Krypteria Announces Tour Dates

Germany's Krypteria will be hitting the road in August to perform songs from the upcoming album "My Fatal Kiss," which is due out August 28 in Germany, Austria & Switzerland. Tour dates are:

Aug. 08 Hildesheim, DE - M'era Luna Open Air
Aug. 15 Dinkelsbuehl, DE - Summer Breeze Open Air
Aug. 28 Rieden-Kreuth, DE - Wacken Rocks South
Aug. 30 Aurich, DE - Wacken Rocks Seaside
Sep. 02 Cologne, DE - Underground
Oct. 14 Flensburg, DE - Roxy
Oct. 15 Berlin, DE - Knaack Club
Oct. 17 Wieze, BE - Metal Female Voices Festival
Oct. 21 Krefeld, DE - KuFa
Oct. 22 Munich, DE - Metropolis
Oct. 23 Darmstadt, DE - Rockclub Bruchtal
Oct. 24 Leipzig, DE - Hellraiser
Oct. 25 Hamburg, DE - MarX (Markthalle)

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Krypteria Announces Album Release Party

Germany's Krypteria has announced a release party for the upcoming album, "My Fatal Kiss," at the Underground in Cologne, Germany on September 2nd showcase. Attendees with an original receipt proving the purchase of "My Fatal Kiss" will get free access to the show.

Krypteria will release “My Fatal Kiss” on August 28th throughout Germany, Austria & Switzerland (European release in January 2010).

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Krypteria Announces New Album Release Date

German gothic metal band Krypteria has issued the following announcement about the release of their upcoming album:

"German-Korean rockers KRYPTERIA are excited to announce that their new album MY FATAL KISS will be the first release on ROADRUNNER RECORDS’ new division ONFIRE.

"ONFIRE is headed by former GUN records CEO Wolfgang Funk, who recently joined forces with ROADRUNNER and WARNER, a move that drew quite some attention in the rock and metal world.

"With KRYPTERIA’s latest album ‚Bloodangel’s Cry’ (2007) being a hit among fans and critics alike, the band went on to make a name for themselves performing in Asia and America, as well as playing domestic festivals such as the Wacken Open Air or the M’era Luna.

"With the original line-up still going strong in its fifth year, the foursome now is eager to strike again armed with a brand-new record.

"KRYPTERIA’s new album MY FATAL KISS will be released on August 28th, 2009."

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Krypteria Working On New Album

Germany's female-fronted gothic metal band Krypteria are currently working on their next album. The follow-up to 2007's "Bloodangel's Cry" is set to be released by the end of 2008. According to drummer S.C. Kuschnerus, they'll be "bringing everything AND the kitchen sink " on the new album.

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Eyes of Eden Play Free Show In Dortmund, Germany

EYES OF EDEN will be playing a free show in Dortmund, Germany at Happy Happy Ding Dong on January 10th. Go to this location for more information.

As previously reported, Eyes Of Eden will play the Norderslaag Weekend Festival in Groningen, Holland on January 11th with DEMIA, VOLBEAT, KRYPTERIA, TURISAS and BURST. Go to this location for event information.

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Before The Dawn Confirmed For Wacken Open Air

Finland's BEFORE THE DAWN is the latest act confirmed for next summer's Wacken Open Air Festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany.

The Wacken Open Air Festival will be headlined by IRON MAIDEN (on July 31st). The current line-up includes: AT THE GATES, AUTUMN, AVANTASIA, AXXIS, BEFORE THE DAWN, CARCASS, CHILDREN OF BODOM, CORVUS CORAX, CREMATORY, DESTRUCTOR, DREAM OF AN OPIUM EATER, ENEMY OF THE SUN, EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS, EVOCATION, GIRUGÄMESH, GOREROTTED, GORGOROTH, HATEBREED, IRON MAIDEN, KAMELOT, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, KREATOR, KRYPTERIA, LORD BELIAL, LORDI, NIFELHEIM, NIGHTWISH, OBITUARY, AXEL RUDI PELL, POWERWOLF, PRIMORDIAL, SABATON, SALTATIO MORTIS, SONATA ARCTICA, THE BONES, WARBRINGER.

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Nightwish Confirmed For Wacken Open Air 2008

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have been been confirmed for next year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows:

AS I LAY DYING
AT THE GATES
AUTUMN
AVANTASIA
AXXIS
CARCASS
CHILDREN OF BODOM
CREMATORY
DESTRUCTOR
DREAM OF AN OPIUM EATER
EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS
GOREROTTED
GORGOROTH
HATEBREED
IRON MAIDEN
KAMELOT
KILLSWITCH ENGAGE
KREATOR
KRYPTERIA
LORD BELIAL
NIGHTWISH
OBITUARY
POWERWOLF
PRIMORDIAL
SABATON
SALTATIO MORTIS
SONATA ARCTICA
THE BONES

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Gorgoroth Confirmed For Wacken 2008

The Gaahl-fronted version of the Norwegian black metal band GORGOROTH has been been confirmed for next year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany. The group will be one of the headliners on the event's "Black Stage." The festival billing is shaping up as follows:

AS I LAY DYING
AT THE GATES
AUTUMN
AVANTASIA
AXXIS
CARCASS
CHILDREN OF BODOM
CREMATORY
DESTRUCTOR
DREAM OF AN OPIUM EATER
EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS
GOREROTTED
GORGOROTH
HATEBREED
IRON MAIDEN
KAMELOT
KILLSWITCH ENGAGE
KREATOR
KRYPTERIA
LORD BELIAL
OBITUARY
POWERWOLF
PRIMORDIAL
SABATON
SALTATIO MORTIS
SONATA ARCTICA
THE BONES

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Four More Bands Confirmed For Wacken 2008

PRIMORDIAL, GOREROTTED, POWERWOLF and AUTUMN are the latest bands confirmed for next summer's Wacken Open Air Festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany.

The festival will be headlined next year by IRON MAIDEN. The current line-up includes: AT THE GATES, AUTUMN, AVANTASIA, AXXIS, CARCASS, CHILDREN OF BODOM, CREMATORY, DESTRUCTOR, DREAM OF AN OPIUM EATER, EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS, GOREROTTED, HATEBREED, IRON MAIDEN, KAMELOT, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, KREATOR, KRYPTERIA, LORD BELIAL, OBITUARY, POWERWOLF, PRIMORDIAL, SABATON, SALTATIO MORTIS, SONATA ARCTICA, THE BONES.

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