Tag Archives: Iced Earth

Witchsorrow, Dripback and Battalion added to Bloodstock

Bloodstock Open Air have announced three additional acts for the Sophie Lancaster stage at this year’s festival. Necro Skull of Witchsorrow comments on their return: “We are truly honoured to be returning to cast a shadow over Bloodstock once more. We promise you total doom annihilation, a celebration for the damned as the end of […]

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I Am I and Benediction added to Bloodstock

Bloodstock Open Air have announced the additions of two new bands to their line-up. Marking their third appearance at Bloodstock are Birmingham death metallers Benediction: “To be invited back to play Bloodstock for the third time is truly an honour for Benediction. Bloodstock was the first festival to give us (and our genre of music) […]

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White Wizzard confirm European tour with Iced Earth

Los Angeles traditional heavy metal act White Wizzard, who are preparing for the release of their new album, Flying Tigers, have confirmed a European tour supporting Iced Earth. White Wizzard will be joining Iced Earth, along with Fury UK, on the European leg of the World Dystopia Tour, which kicks off on October 30th in […]

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Iced Earth announce Dystopia release date and reveal cover artwork

Although “Dystopia”, Iced Earth’s 10th studio offering, is not a concept album, founder Jon Schaffer admits there are unifying themes to several of the songs – and even an appearance by band mascot “Set Abominae.” “I’ve always been fascinated by the darker side of life,” Schaffer said during a break from master tracking Iced Earth’s […]

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Iced Earth vocalist Matt Barlow retires from the band and releases emotional statement

Long-time vocalist Matt Barlow has retired from Iced Earth. In his heartfelt statement, Barlow cites his commitment to his family and the need for Iced Earth to tour more as the reasons for his retirement; however, he has committed to perform with Iced Earth on all 2011 European festival dates, which will be his last […]

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Magnus Karlsson records guitar for Ralf Scheepers solo album

Swedish guitarist Magnus Karlsson (Primal Fear, Starbreaker, Last Tribe) has finished laying down his parts for the forthcoming solo album from Ralf Scheepers of German power metallers Primal Fear. According to a posting on the Primal Fear web site, “Magnus delivered his guitar parts on some songs of the album and did a killer job […]

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