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Last updated on August 27, 2014 at 8:26 AM ET
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4 news articles posted today (and counting...)
UMC - promoters for the World's Largest Cruise Festival, 70,000 Tons of Metal - announced via video clip (shown below) that Norwegian viking metal act Einherjer is the 30th act to be added to the 2015 roster, which marks the halfway point for band announcements. The band just released a new digital and 7" vinyl single entitled "Nidstong" earlier this week via Indie Recordings and the music video for the song can be viewed over at this location.
70,000 Tons of Metal casts off on Thursday, January 22, 2015 from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida with a stop at Ocho Rios, Jamaica, returning on Tuesday, January 26, 2015 aboard a new ship, Liberty of the Seas (via Royal Caribbean), which will accommodate four stages. The All-Star Jam band will be back this coming January, which features members from the various acts aboard performing cover tunes live. There will also be two hot tubs on the pool deck stage.
All the information on the festival, including how to book your dream metal vacation can be found at 70000tons.com.
Einherjer joins previously announced bands below, with 30 bands still to be announced:
French power metal act Lonewolf unveiled the artwork for the band's seventh full length studio release "Cult of Steel." The album marks the first release via new label Massacre Records, and is targeted for release in October.
Check out the cover art here:
Swedish traditional metal act Bullet released the second part in a series of track-by-track video clips for the upcoming new release "Storm of Blades." The album will be released on September 5th (EU) and September 9th (USA) via Nuclear Blast.
The track list for "Storm of Blades" is:
2. Storm Of Blades (see music video)
3. Riding High
5. Hawk Eyes
6. This One’s For You
7. Hammer Down
8. It’s On
10. Run With The Hunted
11. Coming In Loud (Bonus Track - Digipak Edition)
Check out part two here: More...
German power metal act Victorius announced the impending release of the third studio album "Dreamchaser," with the lyric video for the new track "Blood Alliance" (view in the player below). The album is the follow up to the 2012 release "The Awakening." The album is set for a November 14th release via SPV/Sonic Attack Records.
The track list for "Dreamchaser" is:
1. Twilight Skies
2. Day Of Reckoning
6. Battallions Of The Holy Cross
7. Blood Alliance
9. Where Ravens Fly
10. Black And White
11. Silent Symphony More...