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Swallow The Sun Added To Wacken Open Air Bill, New Album Details

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Finnish melodic death/doom metallers SWALLOW THE SUN have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order):

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AMORPHIS
BELPHEGOR
BENEDICTUM
BLACK MAJESTY
BLIND GUARDIAN
BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE
CANNIBAL CORPSE
CHTHONIC
COMMUNIC
DESTRUCTION
DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER
DIMMU BORGIR
DISILLUSION
ENSLAVED
FALCONER
GRAVE DIGGER
HAGGARD
HEAVEN SHALL BURN
IMMORTAL
IN FLAMES
J.B.O.
KAMPFAR
LACUNA COIL
LETZTE INSTANZ
MOONSORROW
MOONSPELL
MUNICIPAL WASTE
NAPALM DEATH
NEAERA
NORTHER
RAGE & LINGUA MORTIS ORCHESTER
SACRED REICH
SAMAEL
SAXON
SCHANDMAUL
SODOM
SONIC SYNDICATE
STORMWARRIOR (feat. GAMMA RAY's Kai Hansen)
STRATOVARIUS
SWALLOW THE SUN
THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER
THE VISION BLEAK
THERION
TYR
UNHEILIG
VADER
VOLBEAT

SWALLOW THE SUN recently posted its video for the song "Don't Fall Asleep (Horror Pt. 2)" at YouTube.com. Produced by Medialouhos and directed by Antti Hyyrynen, the clip was shot in November 2006. The track comes off the group's forthcoming third album, "Hope", due on February 7 via Spinefarm Records. Audio samples of three songs from the CD — "Hope", "These Hours of Despair" and "Too Cold for Tears" — are available at this location.

The follow-up to 2005's "Ghosts of Loss", "Hope" was recorded at Seawolf Studios in Helsinki and was mastered on Oct. 16 at Finnvox studios with Minerva Pappi.

"Hope" track listing:

01. Hope
02. These Hours of Despair
03. The Justice of Suffering
04. Don't Fall Asleep (Horror Pt. 2)
05. Too Cold For Tears
06. The Empty Skies
07. No Light, No Hope
08. Doomed to Walk the Earth

Source: blabbermouth

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1. Jackrum writes:

Got my ticket for this and they are still adding more and more bands???

This summer is going to kick serious arse.

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