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February 28th, 2008
  • Stigma Posts First Single, Release And Tour Dates Announced

    Italian deathcore act STIGMA has posted its first single, entitled “I Am Dracula” on its official Myspace Page (www.myspace.com/stigmahc). The track comes off STIGMA’s debut album, "When Midnight Strikes!" due out in March 2008 through Florida’s Pivotal Rockordings. The specific release dates include: 24 March (UK), 25 March (USA), 28 March (rest of Europe).

    Stigma has set up the following tour dates in the UK with Trigger The Bloodshed and The Argent Down:

    March 6, 2008 – Roadkill, Liverpool, UK
    March 7, 2008 – St. Joseph Wells, Leeds, UK
    March 8, 2008 – Northgate Ward Community Centre, Canterbury, UK
    March 9, 2008 – The Park, Peterborough, UK

    More tour dates can be found on the official Stigma Myspace Page

    "When Midnight Strikes!" was recorded at Db Studios with producer Ettore Rigotti (DISARMONIA MUNDI) and was mixed and mastered by Alessandro Vanara (DISARMONIA MUNDI, SLOWMOTION APOCALYPSE). The album features guest appearances from Tim Zlinsky (THE CLASSIC STRUGGLE), Alberto Zannier (SLOWMOTION APOCALYPSE), Ivan Odorico (SLOWMOTION APOCALYPSE), and Mike Lunacy (DARK LUNACY).

    A video for the first single, "I Am Dracula" was filmed by WhereCloudsPart and features a cameo appearance from Belgian break-dancer Metal Girl. A teaser for the clip can be viewed below.

    Video teaser: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7ewbhrPNQQBest Regards


    For the first time ever METALSTOCK 2008 will be bombarding the inner city dwellings of SYDNEY over the easter weekend, Saturday 22nd March & Sunday 23rd March at The Manning Bar. This is a great chance for those who have not seen & experienced the Metalstock atmosphere , to behold & embrace its dedication to the metal cause. Although being an indoors festival in 2008, over the course of the two days, Metalstock will feature its best international headliner yet in KATAKLYSM from Canada, plus 14 of the mightiest Australian metal acts going around & 2 brutal offerings from New Zealand. As always Metalstock will be an all-ages event & ticket prices have been kept to a minimum to ensure value for money, leaving all brave hearted warriors more bucks for the merchandise, specials, drinks & food we will have on offer.


    SATURDAY March 22nd (3pm – 12am)
    Daysend (NSW) : 11:20pm – 12:00am
    Fuck..I’m Dead (VIC) :10:20pm – 11:00pm
    The Furor (WA) : 9:20pm – 10:00pm
    Terrorust (VIC) : 8:20pm – 9:00pm
    Five Star Prison Cell (VIC) : 7:20pm – 8:00pm
    Ebolie (NSW) : 6:30pm – 7:00pm
    Mytile Vey Lorth (ACT) : 5:40pm – 6:10pm
    Black Asylum (NSW) : 4:50pm – 5:20pm
    Grotesque (WA) : 4:00pm – 4:30pm
    Norse (NSW) : 3:10pm – 3:40pm

    SUNDAY March 23rd (3pm -10pm)
    Kataklysm (CANADA) : 9:00pm – 10:00pm
    Psycroptic (TAS) : 7:50pm – 8:30pm
    Dawn of Azazel (NZ) : 6:50pm – 7:30pm
    Pathogen (WA) : 5:50pm – 6:30pm
    Ulcerate (NZ) : 4:50pm – 5:30pm
    The Dead (QLD) : 4:00pm – 4:30pm
    Beyond Terror, Beyond Grace (NSW) : 3:10pm – 3:40pm

    METALSTOCK 2008 will feature many a metal stall selling a huge variety of metal merchandise. Already we have on offer stalls from Prime Cuts Music, Metal Head CDS, Metal Emporium Tshirts, Grindhead Records, Asphyxiate Recordings, Badges Of Honour, Obsidian Records and of course METALSTOCK merchandise.

    METALSTOCK 2008 has also secured a massive horde of metal giveaways in the form of CD’S, Tshirts, posters, stickers & promo items courtesy of Riot! Distributors, Century Media, Stomp Distribution, Modern Invasion Music, Soundworks Touring, Prime Cuts Music, Grindhead Records, Asphyxiate Recordsing & Obsidian Records. A big horns up to all our sponsors & supporters.

    METALSTOCK 2008 TICKETS on sale now from Moshtix outlets and Utopia Records.
    www.moshtix.com.au or phone 1300 438 849

    Over 18’s two day pass - $60
    Under 18’s two day pass - $60
    Over 18’s Saturday only - $35
    Under 18’s Saturday only - $35
    Over 18’s Sunday only - $45
    Under 18’s Sunday only - $45


    Lookout for METALSTOCK 2009 as we move back outdoors to be Australia’s only open air metal festival, with camping, a new location, more international headliners & up to 40 bands on the bill.

  • W:O:A 2008 - New Bands confirmed

    Opeth - Legends of experimental Deathmetal confirmed for W:O:A 2008.

    Exodus - Bay Area Thrash Legends confirmed for W:O:A 2008.

    Soilwork confirmed for the W:O:A.

    Watain - Swedens Black metal hope live at W:O:A 2008.

    W:O:A 2008 - latest billing

    As I Lay Dying, At the Gates, Autumn, Avantasia, Axel Rudi Pell, Axxis, Before the Dawn, Carcass, Children of Bodom, Corvus Corax, Crematory, Destructor, Dream of an Opium Eater, Enemy of the Sun, Evocation, Excrementory Grindfuckers, Exodus, Girugämesh, Gorerotted, Gorgoroth, Grave, Hatebreed, Headhunter, Iron Maiden, Killswitch Engage, Kreator, Krypteria, Lord Belial, Lordi, Nifelheim, Nightwish, Obituary, Opeth, Powerwolf, Primordial, Sabaton, Saltatio Mortis, Soilwork, Sonata Arctica, The Bones, Van Canto, Warbringer, Watain and many more!

    More infos: www.wacken.com

    3-Days-Ticket available:

    This includes for example:
    -free parking (for any verhicle equaly if car, bus, motorbike, or camper)
    -free camping - directly at your vehicle for the W:O:A Feeling (as far as the weather allows it).
    -Like before there is no limitation for drinks or any food on the parking- and camping area
    -only greenfields and direct ways to the fesivalarea (as far as the weather allows it).
    -Shuttle to the Wacken or Schenefeld swimming-bath.
    -Garbage will be collected from us for free – No garbage deposit
    -free CD
    -many little suprises = Full Metal Bag
    -and many more......


February 21st, 2008
  • Wino solo album!

    It has been a long time coming and now it is finally a reality! Legendary guitarist: Scott "Wino" Weinrich (Saint Vitus, Obsessed, Spirit Caravan, Place of Skulls, The Hidden Hand) has an albums worth of "solo" recordings in the works.

    Assisting Wino will on the album will be Jean-Paul Gaster (Clutch) on drums and Jon Blank (Rez n) on bass. The album will be called Punctuated Equilibrium and tracks are currently being layed down with J. Robbins (producer of the Hidden Hand's Mother Teacher Destroyer) in Maryland. Wino is really excited about the results so far and said: "Punctuated Equilibrium will bring my career into focus”. Stay tuned for more info regarding this incredible album!

  • Metalcamp news

    Dear Metalcampers,

    2008 is a very important year for Metalcamp festival because this year Metalcamp will celebrate its 5th birthday. Naturally this means the 2008 edition of Metalcamp will be a very special one. To build up the whole metal holidays experience we took one step further and decided to offer you a great chance to see your favourite bands in one week. Metalcamp Holidays 2008 will offer you 5 days of great metal acts from all over the world performing on 2 stages!

    Not many brands have achieved the high recognition level all over the world in only 5 year period. Metalcamp is one of those who have. And this is just another proof that Metalcamp is a festival unlike all others and is here to stay.

    Metalcamp main stage will turn to Altar Of Madness when the almighty icons of extreme music, the real Blessed masters of the sick creativity and imagination MORBID ANGEL will take over. There are not many bands that have left such a big scar on extreme music scene that Morbid Angel have. Morbid Angel have always been shattering musical boundaries as well as encouraging our imagination with occult, evil subjects. They are The Covenant for the worshipers of extreme music and their Domination on death metal scene is obvious. Their Formulas are Fatal to your Flesh so their performance at Metalcamp will mark you forever. This is a great chance to see the reformation of the classic morbid trio- Trey Azagthoth, Pete Sandoval and David Vincent with Erik Rutan on their side. The unholy Getaways will open at Metalcamp and the Heretic will enter your mind once again. Thy Kingdom Come will come with Lava… at Metalcamp Festival.

    Defenders of Swedish metal movement SOILWORK have been confirmed to join the week of Hell in Paradise. This will be the second time for the Chainhearted Machine also known as Soilwork to perform at Metalcamp festival. The happy Portraits of Predators searching for the finest representatives of Swedish metal scene confirm that we did well. Together with their fellow countrymen In Flames, Soilwork are at the very top of Swedish export charts. Natural Born Chaos makers will impress you for sure. And for their live performance they deserve nothing less than Figure Number Five. The drama, emotions and heavy riffs that Soilwork create are Sworn to a Great success.

    Machinemade God are the German presenters of modern thrash core scene. When it comes to their music they don’t believe in repetition, and always trust in their instincts. Besides, this will be their first appearance at Metalcamp festival and they will be presenting their new album Masked, so they will surely kick ass.

    Dead Beyond Buried present a new generation of UK based hard working death metal enthusiasts. Their debut album Condemned to Misery got great reviews and their devotion for extreme music promises a bright future for this extreme quartet. Metalcamp will actually be their first gig outside the UK, so we expect some serious brutality.

    Some say that the best things evolve from our hobbies and Fear My Thoughts are a great proof to confirm this saying. This young hard core band from Germany was founded in 1997 by some friends and since then they have come a long way. Their new album will be released sometime in 2008, just in time to present their new material to hard core hungry crowd at Metalcamp.

    In metal scene Poland is most known for its extreme bands. Behemoth and Vader are probably the first names that pop out, but one should not forget about HATE. This great death metal band has managed to cross the boundaries of their home country and present their music to world wide audience. Prepare for another unholy act at Metalcamp festival.

    Sybreed from Swiss will satisfy all of you who search for something different. Their unique mixture of extreme metal and industrial influences will make you feel like the last man on earth. So join those who preach about the decay of modern way of living and experience their last masterpiece Antares live in the beautiful nature of Metalcamp festival.




    SLOVENIA: www.masterofmetal.net
    WORLDWIDE: www.metalcamp.com

    If you plan on getting it make sure to grab a copy of the limited edition of HEAVEN SHALL BURN’s “Iconoclast”, because we do not hold any extra stock. It is officially sold out from the Century Media Records warehouse, what is with our distributors are the only copies available. In Germany it is even a little more dramatic: There is no stock left in the warehouse of our German distributor. All available copies are already in the shops, so no shop will have the chance to restock “Iconoclast”. Needless to say that this special item will not be reprinted!

    “Iconoclast” will be released in Europe on the following dates:
    GERMANY / AUSTRIA / SWITZERLAND / BENELUX / ITALY: Friday, January 25, 2008.
    UK / FRANCE / GREECE / DENMARK / NORWAY / REST OF EUROPE: Monday, January 28, 2008.
    SPAIN / PORTUGAL: Tuesday, January 29, 2008.
    SWEDEN / FINLAND / HUNGARY: Wednesday, January 30, 2008.

    It is available as CD in jewelcase, LP (incl. the bare CD as bonus) as well as limited edition Mediabook CD plus DVD (incl. their entire, 45min. Wacken Open Air 2007 show, “Counterweight” video clip and photo gallery). Furthermore, the CD also includes an animated “Iconoclast” synopsis allowing you additional insights into the thought provoking concept of the new album. Visit the brand-new “Iconoclast” microsite for more info & a clip from the aforementioned Wacken show:

    Also, you can find the log in information in the booklet of “Iconoclast” to have access to the log in section of the microsite where you will be able to download exclusive wallpapers and a screensaver.

    To give you a foretaste of HEAVEN SHALL BURN’s brilliant new album “Iconoclast”, MySpace Germany offers you the chance to listen to it in its entirety until Friday 25th, 2008 at

    German press is excited about “Iconoclast”:
    Album of the month (Rock Hard)
    Album of the month (Legacy)
    Soundcheck #2 (Metal Hammer)

    To properly celebrate the release of their highly anticipated new effort, the following exclusive release shows have been confirmed:

    08.02. Munich (D) @ Backstage (+ Maroon, Deadlock, Silent Decay)
    09.02. Athens (GR) @ AN Club
    15.02. Jena (D) @ F-Haus (+ Neaera, Narziss, Caliber)
    16.02. Essen (D) @ Rise Or Die Festival / JUZ Papestr. (+ Backfire, Cataract & more, www.riseordie.net)
    23.02. Wien (AT) @ Planet Music

  • DARK FORTRESS tour and launch a brand new song!

    “After locking ourselves up for the recording of “Eidolon” in our very own At The Crypt studio we are pleased to be back on the stages of this world soon. While the booking of our first complete European Tour together with Helheim and Vulture Industries from Norway is proceeding, we hereby want to announce the first confirmed dates:

    DARK FORTRESS w/ Helheim, Vulture Industries
    07.03.2008 (D) Zella-Mehlis - Klangbunker
    08.03.2008 (D) Aalen - Rock It
    09.03.2008 (NL) Rotterdam - Baroeg
    10.03.2008 (UK) London - The Underworld
    12.03 2008 (D) Essen - Turock
    13.03.2008 (D) Ingolstadt - Paradox
    15.03.2008 (D) Salzburg - ARGEkultur
    18.03.2008 (CH) Uster - Rock City
    20.03.2008 (NL) Tilburg - Little Devil
    21.03.2008 (D) Lübeck - Treibsand
    22.03.2008 (D) Leipzig - "Hellraiser" Festival
    23.03.2008 (D) Hamburg - Headbangers Ballroom

    Furthermore we are going to appear on a series of Festivals and we are especially proud to play in Greece for the first time in our career:

    29.03.2008 (D) Hanau - MusicXtreme Festival
    06.04.2008 (GR) Athens - Club Underworld
    20./21.06.2008 (A) Mining am Inn - Summer Nights Festival
    05.-07.2008 (SLO) Tolmin - Metalcamp
    14.-16.08.2008 (D) Dinkelsbühl - Summer Breeze Festival
    02.-04.10.2008 (D) Bamberg - Way Of Darkness Festival
    More shows to come...

    Also, we just launched the song “Edge of Night” from the forthcoming album EIDOLON on our MySpace Site. Check it out at www.myspace.com/darkfortress.” (Dark Fortress)

    “Eidolon” will be out in Europe:
    GERMANY / AUSTRIA / SWITZERLAND / BENELUX / ITALY: Friday, February 22, 2008.
    UK / FRANCE / GREECE / DENMARK / NORWAY / REST OF EUROPE: Monday, February 25, 2008.
    SPAIN / PORTUGAL: Tuesday, February 26, 2008.
    SWEDEN / FINLAND / HUNGARY: Wednesday, February 27, 2008.

  • DEVIAN to tour Europe with Vader in Spring 2008!

    After releasing their vicious debut “Ninewinged Serpent” on Century Media Records in October 2007, Swedish blackened Death/Thrash commando DEVIAN – feat. former Marduk vocalist Legion – are now confirmed to join Polish death metal legends Vader on their 25th anniversary tour, with Septic Flesh and Inactive Messiah completing the billing. Running from April until June 2008, this tour will be an excellent opportunity for DEVIAN to unleash all their destructive potential onstage and debut for European audiences!

    DEVIAN vocalist Legion comments on the tour as follows:
    “The DEVIAN machine is geared up, deadly and so ready to take our music all over Europe! I’ve shared many a good time with Peter and the Vader boys over the years and we’re gonna raise hell and kick ass in the name of Metal to commemorate this Vader landmark. Fucking hell, 25 years and still going strong…that’s amazing! Real troopers they are!"

    Find all confirmed dates for this massive European tour underneath. Previous to the comprehensive tour with Vader, DEVIAN have now also been confirmed to appear at the Namrock Festival in Namur, Belgium, on March 22nd, alongside Caliban, Aborted, Samael and other bands. More details can be found at: www.namrock.org

    Furthermore, DEVIAN announce the launch of their own online forum & street team, so check out the following links for more info:

    Forum: http://kultoftheserpent.freeforums.org
    Myspace street team: www.myspace.com/kultoftheserpent

    DEVIAN’s debut album “Ninewinged Serpent” was positively received by fans and media, as it “offers everything a black/death fan can ask for” (ROCK HARD, Germany), unites “black, death, thrash, and classic heavy metal parts in a highly individual sound” (METAL HAMMER, Germany), and ultimately provides “an excellent kickstart for DEVIAN” (HEAVY, Germany). So check out some tunes @ www.myspace.com/truedevian & don’t miss this devilish metal delicacy!

    21.04.08 GER - Berlin @ K17
    22.04.08 GER - Hannover @ Musikzentrum
    23.04.08 HOL - Enschede @ Atak
    24.04.08 HOL - Haarlem @ Patronaat
    25.04.08 HOL - Leeuwarden @ Romein
    26.04.08 BEL - Antwerpen @ Hof Ter Lo
    27.04.08 UK - Nottingham @ Rock City
    28.04.08 IRE - Dublin @ Voodoo Lounge
    29.04.08 UK - London @ Underworld
    01.05.08 FR - Paris @ La Locomotive
    02.05.08 FR - Notre-Dame-De-Gravenchon @ L’Arcade
    03.05.08 FR - Annecy @ Brise Glace
    06.05.08 SP - Durango @ Plateruena
    07.05.08 SP - Santander @ Artmusic
    09.05.08 POR - Corroios @ Cine Teatro Corroios
    10.05.08 SP - Sevilla @ Sala Q
    11.05.08 SP - Almeria @ El Roquero
    12.05.08 SP - Valencia @ Loco Club
    13.05.08 SP - Madrid @ Caracol
    14.05.08 SP - Barcelona @ Salamandra 1
    16.05.08 ITA - Milan @ Musicdrome
    17.05.08 ITA - Pinarella @ Rock Planet
    18.05.08 ITA - Pescara @ Rock House
    21.05.08 CH - Erstfeld @ Transilvania Live
    22.05.08 A - Wörgl @ Komma
    23.05.08 FR - Colmar @ Grillen
    24.05.08 GER - Essen @ Turock
    25.05.08 GER - Darmstadt @ Steinbruch Theater
    26.05.08 GER - Saarbrücken @ Roxy
    28.05.08 A - Graz @ PPC
    30.05.08 SER - Belgrade @ Legacy Festival
    31.05.08 BUL - Sofia @ Black Box
    01.06.08 ROM - Cluj Napoca @ Irish Music & Pub
    03.06.08 SK - Kosice @ IC Culture Train
    04.06.08 A - Wien @ Arena
    05.06.08 CZ - Zlin @ Masters Of Rock Cafe
    06.06.08 CZ - Prague @ Rock Cafe
    07.06.08 GER - Glauchau @ Alte Spinnerei

    More dates to be confirmed soon…
  • THE FUNERAL PYRE wraps up West Coast tour, offers update on new album

    Los Angeles’ THE FUNERAL PYRE have returned from a brief West Coast tour and vocalist John offers this update: “We just wrapped up our West Coast tour with the almighty Book of Black Earth. Was it fun, you ask? All you need to do is look at this one picture. That proof enough? I believe so.

    “Now that we have that out of the way, I, as well as everyone else in THE FUNERAL PYRE, would like to collectively thank all of the rad dudes in Book of Black Earth. We had an amazing time and cannot wait to hit the road with you guys again. Many hails.

    “We record our new album ‘Wounds’ in a few weeks with John Haddad (Intronaut, Abysmal Dawn, Eyes Of Fire) then we send it off to Eric Rutan (Hate Eternal, Cannibal Corpse, THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD) to mix this bad boy down. We are extremely excited to do this record with these two gentlemen and are also excited to have some of you kids hear this new record. We have been playing three new songs live at our shows, which we've had really great feedback on. So thank you to those whose attention was on us during the show and not the hot girls walking around in tight pants. We appreciate it.” More can be seen on the band’s official blog here.

    Meanwhile, THE FUNERAL PYRE continues to support its Prosthetic Records debut, 'The Nature of Betrayal' which saw a February 2007 re-release through a distribution deal with Creator Destructor Records. The band will play a few shows, including a hometown show with new labelmates Withered, in March.

    3/08 El Jardin Del Silence – Mexicali, MEX (with Exhausted Prayer, Dreaming Dead)
    3/20 Hollywood, CA – The Relax Bar (with Withered)

  • THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD recruits drummer, vocalist

    Currently at home gearing up for the forthcoming Scum of the Earth tour alongside Throwdown, Soilwork, and War of Ages, South Carolina’s THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD have issued an update on the band’s recent line-up change: “We just want to fill everyone in on the current situation with TTEOTD,” guitarist Justin Longshore says. “First off, this band isn’t going anywhere and we are still doing the Throwdown/Soilwork tour as planned. To avoid any complications, we'll just state that Josh [Kulick, drums] and Nate [Johnson, vocals] have both parted ways with the band under their own circumstances. We wish them the best of luck in the future.

    “We are excited to announce that Lech, formerly of As Blood Runs Black, will be handling drums for us on the upcoming tour. He's a monster behind the kit and has proven to us to be the right fit for our style. And stepping into the vocal spot is Lou Tanius, who has previously put time in with On Paths of Torment and Invocation of Nehek.”

    Continuing to support the band's recent release, 'Malice,' THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD recently completed a U.S. run supporting As I Lay Dying, labelmates All That Remains and Haste The Day. The band has also supported ‘Malice’ alongside The Red Chord, Despised Icon, All Shall Perish, See You Next Tuesday as well as headlined a US run with As Blood Runs Black, Beneath The Massacre and Ion Dissonance. The debut video from 'Malice,' for "Failure In The Flesh," is available online here, while some in-studio footage is available here.

    2/22 St. Louis, MO – 2 Cents Plain (with War of Ages)
    2/23 Joplin, MO – The Foundry (with War of Ages)
    2/24 Wichita, KS – Eagles Lodge (with War of Ages)

    (Scum Of The Earth Tour with Throwdown, Soilwork, War of Ages)
    2/29 Pomona, CA – Glasshouse
    3/01 Phoenix, AZ - Marquee
    3/03 Dallas, TX – The Door
    3/04 San Antonio, TX – White Rabbit
    3/05 Houston, TX – Meridian
    3/07 Tampa, FL – State Theatre
    3/08 Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Revolution
    3/09 Orlando, FL – Firestone
    3/10 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
    3/11 Charlotte, NC – Tremont Music Hall
    3/12 Norfolk, VA – Norva
    3/13 Springfield, VA – Jaxx
    3/14 Allentown, PA – Crocodile Rock
    3/15 Worcester, MA – The Palladium
    3/16 Philadelphia, PA – Trocadero
    3/18 New York City, NY – Blender Theatre at Gramercy
    3/19 Montreal, QUE – Le Studio
    3/20 Toronto, ONT – Opera House
    3/21 Detroit, MI – Magic Stick
    3/22 Chicago, IL – Logan Square Auditorium
    3/23 St. Paul, MN – Station 4
    3/25 Denver, CO – Cervantes
    3/26 Salt Lake City, UT - Avalon
    3/27 Boise, ID – The Big Easy
    3/28 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
    3/29 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
    3/31 Orangevale, CA – The Boardwalk
    4/02 West Hollywood, CA – House of Blues
    4/03 Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues

  • ALL SHALL PERISH in Writing Mode!

    After touring 10 out of 12 months in 2007 ALL SHALL PERISH have retreated to their studio to write their follow-up album to THE PRICE OF EXISTENCE set to be released worldwide on Nuclear Blast Records in 2008. Guitarist Ben Orum comments on the progress of the the new record:

    "After touring Europe, Australia and the States we are finally back at home writing the new record. Fans of ASP, old and new alike, will not be let down by the insanity that we have been creating in our studio. We are trying a lot of new ideas, and they are coming out far more exciting than we ever envisioned. We are set to prove once again we are not some fly-by-night 'deathcore' band."

    On a seperate note, ALL SHALL PERISH fill-in bassist and ex-Suffokate bassist Bray Almini has put together a website dedicated to all of the insane quotes their guitarist CHRIS STOREY has said over the years, it can be viewed in its hilarity at: http://www.itsstoreytime.com. Says Bray Almini about the site:

    "Chris is the funniest shredder virtuoso out there. Some of the things that come out of his mouth make me fall to the floor in laughter.. we decided to create http://www.ItsStoreyTime.com to keep a record of it all. Check it out.. you'll love him."

    REVEREND/BYFIST bassist BRENDON KYLE has enlisted in the United States Air Force and to say the least we are very proud of him. Brendon has been sworn in and will become active duty in mid FEB 08. As much as we will miss him, we understand his passion and desire for duty to his country and applaud him all the way. We wish Brendon a safe and rewarding career in the military and hope to see him banging his bass once again down the line. Please feel free to leave comments as I'm sure Brendon would love to hear from you.

    Stay Metal !!

    Dear Friends.

    We inform you about which bands will play each day at the ATARFE VEGA ROCK FESTIVAL. As you know, the festival will take place the 7th (Friday) and 8th of March (Saturday) 2008, in the city of ATARFE (at 11 km from Granada, Andalusia - ). This is the complete billing: ANGELUS APATRIDA, BELPHEGOR, CONVULSION-AT, DANGER DANGER, DESTRUCTION, EXCITER, GRAVE DIGGER, KATATONIA, KORPIKLAANI, KOTIPELTO, MAYHEM, MY DYING BRIDE, RATT, SAXON, SLAUGHTER, SYMPHONY X, TRIBAL, UNLEASHED and WITHIN TEMPTATION.

    Finally, there’s an english version of our website available. For more info about our festival, please visit the official website www.brmusic.net. We’ll go on updating it, to let you find there, all you need to now about the Atarfe Vega Rock Festival.

    This year the shows will be hold at “Coliseo Ciudad Atarfe”, a modern covered Bullring, with all the facilities, that a music festival like the Atarfe Vega Rock Festival requires.

    Tickets can be bought now in these stores and sites: Carrefour, Fnac, Tipo Stores and www.ticktackticket.com

    “Two days” tickets:

    From 28th December to 1st February: 55 € + issue expenses.

    From 2nd February to 6th March: 58 € + issue expenses.

    At the festival: 65 € + issue expenses.

    “Single day” tickets:

    Friday: 45 € + issue expenses.

    Saturday: 55 € + issue expenses.

    Tickets for the Camping Area:

    Until the 6th March: 3 € + expenses per tent.

    At the Festival: 5€ + expenses per tent.

    Very soon there will be news about the festival, such as new bands and more details, which we will send you to this e-mail address. If you want us, to send these official press statements to another e - mail address instead of to this one, please tell us.

    In case you have any doubt or question you can send us an e-mail to this address or to the festival’s one. My colleagues and me will be pleased to answer your e-mails.

    Best Regards.

    Atarfe Vega Rock Festival