November 24, 2002
MALEVOLENT CREATION have officially been confirmed to perform at Wacken Open Air Festival, July 31 to August 2, 2003. The band has the honor of being in the first handful of confirmed acts, joining the likes of Iced Earth, Stratovarius, Nile, Gamma Ray and a reunion by California’s Dark Angel that so far have been announced. Their Wacken appearance will be part of the extensive touring planned for 2003 in support of "The Will To Kill", MALEVOLENT CREATION’s eighth studio album. A full American tour for February 2003 is in the works right now, after which they will go straight to Europe joining Marduk for a full tour in March and April. Malevolent Creation will then join up with and perform as part of the Easter No Mercy Festivals for thirteen shows, joining Nuclear Assault, Testament, Marduk and others. Many other festival appearances are planned.
SATHANAS‘ "Warlords Of Death" 7"EP will be out on Agonia Records during January 2003. The 7" includes 2 new tracks and the Bathory cover ‘Raise The Dead’. The vinyl will be pressed in limited edition of 500 handnumbered copies. the cover is created by Kris Vervimp. email@example.com
DESTRUKTOR‘s "Nuclear Storm" 12" MLP / MC will be out in January 2003 as a split release with Dutch SoulSelleR Records. The tape version will have 2 exclusive live tracks. The MLP is limited to 500 handnumbered copies as well as the tape.
NUNSLAUGHTER‘s "Radio Damnation" MC is out now. It includes all the stuff from the CD, originally released by Barbarian Wrath, with new layout and an exclusive cover of Venom. Profesionally pressed and limited to 333 handnumbered copies. In the first months of 2003 the "Hell On Graz" LP / MC will furthermore see the light of day (limited to 500 copies). The vinyl version will come with a gatefold cover designed by Don of the Dead. All further details at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Agonia Records will release the debut album of the Finnish brutal old school Death Metal band SLUGATHOR on CD / LP / MC around April / May 2003. The band is currently in the studio recording the stuff.
A split 7"EP of ANTAEUS / THRONEUM, entitled "Sadistik Death" is planned for May 2003. The EP will be pressed in 500 handnumbered copies and the cover and whole lay out will be designed by MkM. Antaeus plan to record their tracks in April and Throneum in January.