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Iced Earth 'Alive In Athens' DVD Coming In October

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According to Amazon.com and Century Media Records' official release schedule, a new ICED EARTH DVD, entitled "Alive in Athens", is slated for release on October 31. The set is believed to contain video footage recorded during the band's 1999 two-night appearance at at the Rodon Club in Athens, Greece which previously resulted in a two-disc live CD of the same name. More information will be made available soon.

ICED EARTH recently officially launched the search for a new bassist. All interested parties are encouraged to send their bio packs to ICED EARTH mainman Jon Schaffer's store at the following address:

Jon Schaffer
Spirit of 76 Collectibles, Inc.
1728 17th St
Columbus, IN 47448

ICED EARTH in late June announced the addition of Elkton, MD guitarist Ernie Carletti to the group's ranks.

Mastering his craft beyond 19 years and teaching guitar lessons to 100 students weekly in excess of 16 years, Carletti is equally versed in styles such as classical and jazz but his first love is heavy metal "shredding."

The central figure of ICED EARTH is guitarist and songwriter Jon Schaffer, who originally formed the band as PURGATORY in 1984. Though the band has undergone numerous lineup changes since its inception, Schaffer has remained steadfast in his passion to thrash.

Schaffer is currently working on a concept album based on the "Something Wicked This Way Comes" story that first appeared on ICED EARTH's 1998 album of the same name. A 2007 release is expected.

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. Terminator writes:

apparently, jon didnt think very highly of this dvd. he thought that century media went low budget and didnt put in the effort to acheive what could have been a spectacular dvd. he also says that iced earth is going to make their own dvd that is going to kick ass. good dvd or not, alive in athens is STILL the best live album that i have heard to date. cant wait for new music from these guys. sh**, im gonna be broke after all of the kick a$$ 2007 metal releases!

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2. ProgMetal_Lover writes:

It's about time that the Alive in Athens DVD is going to be released,I've been waiting for it for years and to Watch Matt Barlow with Iced Earth as it should be will be the greatest after birthday gift one could get. Matt Barlow rules!

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