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New Annual Event "The Landenburg Festival" Finally Gets Inaugural Date

Promoters have been attempting to organize "The Landenburg Festival" for years, but now have been given clearance to set the date for the inaugural event as July 5-6, 2013 at Reiterhof Park in Ottweiler, Germany. The original idea was a dream of Vermont resident Anthony DeCrisantis, a self proclaimed "power metal guru" and uber fan of drummer Alex Landenberg, which would seek to gather all the bands past and present in which the prolific drummer has played. The choice of location was a given, it is the hometown of Landenburg, who will also play drums for the full sets of every single band on the bill, which now includes the headliner acts: Luca Turilli's Rhapsody, Stratovarius, At Vance and Axxis.

DeCrisantis commented: "Part of the problem was that Alex just started 21 Octyane and is in talks to start or join another three bands. It was hard to make it a true 'Landenburg Festival' without including everything he is/was involved in."

Landenburg commented: "Its an honor really. I never considered myself worthy of such a festival and then I remembered all the bands I've played with and I suddenly felt very tired at the prospect of playing drums for every band. Thank god they made it two days! I have to dig out my old Arnold Schwarzenegger exercise tapes to get my self conditioned."

The drummer sets to break the world record for most gigs in a two day period.

Rounding out the lineup is:

Annihilator
Mekong Delta
Symfonia (Reunion Show)
21 Octayne
Broken Grace
Angel's Cry
Blind Faith
Broken Glass
Jaime's Gone
Meera Fe
Memento
Philosophobia

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1. Bernie writes:

And what about NOTHUNG???

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