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DORO PESCH Kicks Off 30th-Anniversary Celebration At WACKEN OPEN AIR

VIA: Blabbermouth.net

German metal queen Doro Pesch kicked off her 30th-aniversary celebration on Friday, August 2 at the Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany. Joining Doro on stage at the event were Phil Campbell (MOTÖRHEAD), Biff Byford (SAXON), Eric Fish (SUBWAY TO SALLY), Uli Jon Roth (ex-SCORPIONS) and Chris Boltendahl (GRAVE DIGGER). Continue reading DORO PESCH Kicks Off 30th-Anniversary Celebration At WACKEN OPEN AIR

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EMPEROR To Headline Next Year’s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

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Norwegian black metallers EMPEROR will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their “In The Nightside Eclipse” album by making a number of festival appearances next year. In addition to performing at Germany’s Wacken Open Air, the band will headline the 2014 edition of the the Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place next August at Catton Hall, Walton-On-Trent, West Midlands, United Kingdom. EMPEROR members Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan) and Samoth (real name: Tomas Haugen) will be joined by Bård Guldvik “Faust” Eithun on drums, and they will perform the CD in its entirety. There will be no new studio album or a worldwide tour — only a few exclusive festival appearances next year to mark the celebration of this landmark release. Continue reading EMPEROR To Headline Next Year’s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

CRIMSON SHADOWS Premiere ‘Maidens Call’ Track

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Canadian epic metal band CRIMSON SHADOWS (recent winner of Wacken Metal Battle Canada) have premiered their first single ‘Maidens Call’, from their upcoming EP, Sails Of Destiny.

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