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KING DIAMOND Confirmed To Headline Metaldays 2013

KING DIAMOND has been confirmed as a headliner for MetalDays, which will take place July 21st – 27th, in Tolmin, Slovenia.

On the official Facebook of MetalDays, this post was made: “With great pride and joy we would like to announce the last MetalDays 2013 headliner. There comes King Diamond! One of the greatest and most influential musicians in heavy metal, with absolute and undisputed cult status will rule the stage on our metal holiday. King Diamond, who has been sitting on his throne for over three decades, will prove to you with his bombastic performance that his kingdom is eternal. The climax of this year’s MetalDays festival is an evening of first class heavy metal that could not be more spectacular and epic. Bow to the King!” Continue reading KING DIAMOND Confirmed To Headline Metaldays 2013

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Croatia’s Burning Sea 2013 Festival Canceled

Burning Sea 2013, which was scheduled to be held in Zadar, Croatia from June 5th – 8th, has been canceled.

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TURISAS Violinist Talks Forthcoming Album In New Video Interview

Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! conducted an interview with violinist Olli Vänskä of Finnish “battle metal” warriors TURISAS prior to the band’s February 6 concert in New York City. You can now watch the chat below.TURISAS will release fourth studio album, “Guards Of Glory” in May via Century Media Records. The drums for the follow-up to 2011’s “Stand Up And Fight” were laid down at Atomic Spa studio in Helsinki, Finland, with the rest of the instruments recorded in different locations. The follow-up to 2011’s “Stand Up And Fight” is scheduled for a release in May 2013 via Century Media Records.

TURISAS recently announced changes in its lineup. The band’s original drummer, Tuomas “Tude” Lehtonen, stepped aside and was replaced by Jaakko Jakku. Also departing was bassist Jukka-Pekka Miettinen, who is focusing on his own musical projects. The bass duties going forward are being taken care of by Jesper Anastasiadis

Lehtonen and Miettinen‘s “official farewell party” took place at TURISAS‘ New Year’s Eve show on December 31, 2012 at Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland.

WITCHCRAFT, KADAVAR Confirmed For Metalfest Loreley 2013

WITCHCRAFT and KADAVAR are the latest acts confirmed for Metalfest Loreley 2013 which is scheduled for June 20th – 22nd, 2013 at St. Goarshausen (Rhine Gorge), State Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Acts confirmed currently include: ACCEPT, ARCH ENEMY, CHILDREN OF BODOM, DORO, DOWN, EQUILIBRIUM, FEUERSCHWANZ, GRAILKNIGHTS, ICED EARTH, JBO, KADAVAR, KISSIN’ DYNAMITE, MAJESTY, PARADISE LOST, SAXON, SIX FEET UNDER, SLAYER, SUBWAY TO SALLY, SUICIDAL ANGELS, TESTAMENT, THRESHOLD, TROLLFEST, TURISAS, VARG, WINTERSUN, WITCHCRAFT.

The three-day festival pass (including camping) is only 79 €, and for 89 € you can call the fan pack including the festival pass, a festival shirt and a NoiseArt CD of your choice.

Further festival details visitMetalfest.eu.