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Candlemass And More Confirmed For Hammerfest 5

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The organizers of the Hammerfest 5 festival have issued the following announcement about confirming bands for the upcoming 2013 edition:

"Hammerfest 5 (In Fear of the Dragon) are proud to announce that the Kings of Swedish Doom Metal Candlemass will grace the event now in its new location at Haven in Phwelli in North Wales. For those of you that need a reminder of Doom at its most glorious click here for Candlemass"s classic video for Bewitched.

"Hammerfest are also extremely happy to welcome back Birminghams finest grindcore/extreme metal band, the legends that are Napalm Death. Anyone that witnessed their set the last time they played would understand, why we had to have them back.

"Lining up alongside the above are none other than Norway's Enslaved fronted by Bjørnson and Kjellson who add their fine blend of progressive Black Metal to the proceedings. To watch the brilliant video to Path to Vanir click here.

"Empress will be making their Hammerfest debut, bringing their impressive blend of prog-metal, plus we have Trad Metallers and firm Hammer favorites StukaSquadron, Manchesters trad black Metallers Winterfylleth, and Welsh Metallers Triaxis.

"In 2012, rap rockers Senser also delivered a blinding performance and won over the Hammerfest crowd so much so that they earned themselves an immediate recall. Moving swiftly on we bring you Australian Thrash Metallers 4Arm a cracking band that deserve to be taken notice of.

"Finally to wind up our first announcement we are also pleased to add Black Metal legends Jeff Dunn and Tony Dolans Mpire of Evil, The Venom, Mantas and The Demolition man have returned and get set to play a classic set of old and new material at Hammerfest 5."

For more information and tickets go to the festival's official website or call 0870 0110034.

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