Insomnium, Voivod, Borknagar, Etc. To Take Part In Century Media’s Virtual “Isolation Festival”

Century Media Records will be hosting a virtual “Isolation Festival” on May 14. The event will broadcast at 11am PDT / 2pm EDT and it will stay on YouTube for 24 hours. The following artists will be involved: Insomnium, Voivod, Borknagar, Omnium Gatherum, Lucifer, Angelus Apatrida, Dead Lord, Deserted Fear, Bonded, The Offering, Svart Crown, Baest, and Hideous Divinity.

At The Gates Announce European/UK Tour With Nifelheim & Deserted Fear

At The Gates have announced a European/UK tour with Nifelheim and Deserted Fear. Here’s the dates:

12/08 Hamburg, GER – Ubel & Gefarlich
12/09 Bochum, GER – Zeche
12/10 Berlin, GER – Festsaal Kreuzberg
12/11 Munchen, GER – Backstage Werk
12/12 Zagreb, CRO – Culture Factory
12/13 Trezzo sull’Adda, ITA – Live Club
12/15 Wiesbaden, GER – Schlachthof
12/16 Paris, FRA – La Machine du Moulin Rouge
12/18 Manchester, UK – The Academy
12/19 London, UK – Electric Ballroom
12/20 Tilburg, NET – 013
12/21 Antwerpen, BEL – Trix

Guitarist Marc Rizzo Heads Home From Max & Iggor Cavalera’s “Return To Roots” European Tour Due To “Dire Family Emergency”

Guitarist Marc Rizzo has exited Max & Iggor Cavalera’s current “Return To Roots” European tour with Overkill, Insomnium, and Deserted Fear, due to a “dire family emergency.” Max Cavalera’s wife and manager Gloria Cavalera commented:

“Sad to tell the Tribe that (guitarist) Marc Rizzo has a dire family emergency and had to leave for home. Let’s all pray for his family and send them positive vibes and loving wishes. Mike Leon (Soulfly, Havok) is stepping up for us all. Thank you to all. Peace and love!”

Behemoth, Samael, Etc. Added To 2018 Wacken Open Air

More bands have been added to the 2018 Wacken Open Air festival. The event will take place August 2-4 in Wacken, Germany, and the updated lineup includes: Judas Priest, Nightwish, Running Wild, Dimmu Borgir, Behemoth, In Extremo, Arch Enemy, Vince Neil, Samael, Doro, Children Of Bodom, Dirk Schneider, Amorphis, Sepultura, Amaranthe, Epica, Firewind, Belphegor, Mantar, Knorkator, Deserted Fear, Watain, Night Demon, Walking Dead On Broadway, and Bannkreis.