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Jag Panzer Added To Monterrey Metal Fest

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Legendary American power metal band Jag Panzer and the new up and coming American death metal band Lupara have been confirmed as the latest acts to take part in the line-up of the 2005 Monterrey Metal Fest to be held on Saturday May 28, 2005 at the Auditorio Coca Cola in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

Jag Panzer will be playing their 1st ever show in Mexico. They will make the trip south of the border in support of their latest cd "Casting The Stones" released via Century Media in October 2004.

Lupara is the new band fronted by guitarist Jeremy Wagner (Ex-Broken Hope) who will be releasing their new 3 song self titled EP in March 2005.

The festival line-up to date is the following, with more bands to be announced in the coming days:

Main Stage:
Motorhead (Headliner) (USA/UK)
Danzig (Co-Headliner) (USA)
Warcry (SP)

2nd Stage
Neil Turbin (original Anthrax vocalist) (Headliner) (USA)
Jag Panzer (USA)
Shadowkeep (UK)
Lupara (USA)

The 2005 Monterrey Metal Fest is being sponsored by the following fine magazines and webzines:

Metal Maniacs magazine (United States), Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles magazine (Canada), Metals magazine (Spain), Electric Basement webzine (United States), Metal Rules webzine (Canada), Blistering webzine (Canada), Rafabasa webzine (Spain), Mordor webzine (Mexico) and Metal Mexico webzine (Mexico)

The entire festival band sets will be recorded for future broadcasting in special programming segments via Mexico's newest and highly rated heavy metal television program Dark Vission TV. The program can be seen throughout Mexico, Colombia and Chile via SKY satellite television subscription service every Tuesday night from 11pm to midnight on channel 112.

In addition, the entire 2nd stage band sets will be webcasted live from the festival site via Mordor webzine (Mexico).

The 1st ever edition of the festival was held last year on Saturday, November 13, 2004 and featured Twisted Sister (Headliner), Dio, Quiet Riot, Dokken, Hatebreed, Shaman and Cage.

The Monterrey Metal Fest is organized and promoted by Dark Vission Entertainment company based in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

To visit the official festival website, go to http://www.dve.com.mx/mmf.htm.

Source: Metal-Rules.com

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