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Second Annual Brooklyn Metal Fest Announced

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Magus Beast announce the following details about the two-day event, Brooklyn Metalfest:

"It is with Great Pleasure that we announce the Second annual BROOKLYN METALFEST to take place at the Hook on Friday June 22nd and Saturday June 23rd. This year’s event will be a TWO-DAY FESTIVAL with the first band hitting the stage at 7pm on Friday and at 12 noon on Saturday. Admission will be $15 dollars for single day tickets and $20 for two day passes. There will also be a FREE BBQ for all paid admissions (FREE FOOD ONLY).

This year’s festival is really shaping up to be a killer event. We have added ROSS THE BOSS - former guitarist of metal legend MANOWAR and the DICTATORS) playing a full Manowar set, SEVEN WITCHES – featuring Jack Frost (Savatage, Speed, Bronx Casket Co) and former Hades/Non-Fiction Lead Singer Alan Tecchio, and BRAND NEW SIN – who will be spending the Spring touring with Type O Negative. Also highlighted on the bill are Queens based Metal Veterans MAGUS BEAST and Long Island’s own, CONSTRICTED. LMP Recording artists and Brooklyn Natives ZANDELLE will be performing in support of their latest release as well as New Jersey Power Metallers OVERLORDE will be playing their first show in 2 years, and their first NYC tri-state area show since the December 2004 release of its critically acclaimed CD titled RETURN OF THE SNOW GIANT. Some of the other bands that have been confirmed include: SKULLSHIFTER, VICTIM OF PAIN, TWILIGHT ODYSSEY, BORGO PASS, DEVILS ISLAND, CASTROFATE, ILLUSION OF FATE, DISBELIEVER, AUDIBLE THOUGHT, CHICAGO TYPEWRITER, AND MANY MORE!

This Festival is just what the area's Metal Scene needs and will be a great celebration of Great metal and some great fun with the BBQ. What a great way to kick off the Summer Metal Season!!!

For ticket sales go to www.ticketweb.com or search out one of your favorite bands that is performing at the event and get your tickets from them. Tickets will be available at the Ticketweb website as of Monday April 2nd, 2007.

Brooklyn Metalfest 2 will be sponsored and powered by Samson Technologies. Samson designs, manufactures & distributes high-performance wireless, audio and music accessory products in the United States and 106 countries abroad. Samson is also the exclusive worldwide distributor of Hartke Amplification and the exclusive U.S. distributor of Zoom recording, multi-effect instrument pedals and signal processing electronics.

Keep checking back here for the latest info on the festival including more bands, sponsors, etc. Go to the shows page for advance tickets or go to www.BROOKLYNMETALFEST.com for more info."

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