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  KRAMPUS FACING THE FUTURE RATHER THAN THE PAST AND RE-KINDLING EMBERS OF HONOUR, PRIDE, TRADITIONS AND FREEDOM
13th July 2012

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The Udine, Italy based modern folk Metal band Krampus can safely be regarded as the most promising and fast-rising star in their genre, all the while further expanding the boundaries of folk Metal as we know it.

With no less than eight band members and an extensive use of traditional folk instruments, they invite you to draw comparisons to the very elite of bands that devote themselves to bringing together old and new.

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Now you are able to listen to a brand new song from their debut album called 'Survival Of The Fittest', which will be out on August 24th on NoiseArt Records including bonus track. Sit back and check out the mindblowing first single 'Kronos' Heritage' here:



Frontman Filippo Gianotti comments: "This song is for tomorrow's mankind. It's a warning to all of us, living without a care for what we'll leave to our children. What will we tell them after we destroyed their world?"

Krampus are confirmed to play Metalcamp in August as well as the Heidenfest tour throughout Europe in October/November alongside Wintersun, Korpiklaani, Varg and Trollfest.

"The best folk Metal newcomer there is with a hell of a strong album! Melodic, catchy, heavy, diverse!" Merlin/Eluveitie

Krampus are today marked down as one of MetalTalk.net's tips for the top. We get stacks of new music in every week but this track stands head and shoulders above pretty much anything else we have heard this year. We want more!


WACKEN WINTER NIGHTS IS HEAVY METAL WONDERLAND

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Wacken Winter Nights 2018 takes place between February 23rd and 25th 2018 and the great news is that you can now experience a full-on, top class German Metal Festival easily and affordably.

It only takes an hour to fly to Hamburg from London and we've had longer journeys than that within the capital and they were certainly more expensive than the £33 air ticket that just appeared in our 'flights to Wacken Winter Nights' search.

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Wacken Winter Nights is organised by the same team who are responsible for the world's greatest Metal festival, Wacken-Open-Air and the 2018 bill includes Skyclad, Orphaned Land, Elvenking, Finntroll, Grave Digger, Aeverium, Comes Vagantes, Coppelius, Corvus Corax, Die Pressgëng, Elvellon, Heimataerde, Hell-O-Matic, Ignis Fatuu, Ingrimm, Irdorath, Johnny Deathshadow, Krayenzeit, Letzte Instanz, Mr Hurley und die Pulveraffen, Pampatut, Pat Razket, Schandmaul, Sündenrausch, The Aberlour's, The Moon And The Nightspirit, Torfrock, Visions Of Atlantis, Vroudenspil, Wind Rose and more.



Besides this rich billing of superb Metal bands, there is so much more to see in the festival area including the medieval market and also the walking acts and jugglers you will meet at the theme worlds, including Robert Blake, three-time World Cup winner of street magic.

Wacken Winter Nights is something not to be missed and you can check out the amazing ticket and accommodation prices right here.

We just priced up the whole four day trip with hotels, flights, shuttles and festival tickets for less than £300 and we don't think you will get a better value festival than that, anywhere.

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MetalTalk recently sat down with Wacken founder and owner Thomas Jensen and that interview will be online next week and it's a fascinating insight into how Wacken originated from nothing to become the world's premiere Heavy Metal event.

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Wacken 2018 takes place from 2nd to 4th August 20218 and as with Wacken Winter Nights, if you have never experienced all it has to offer, then you owe it to yourself to remedy that.

Already announced for Wacken 2018 are Judas Priest, Nightwish, Running Wild (exclusive), Arch Enemy, Dirkschneider, Doro (Special Anniversary Show), In Extremo, Sepultura, Amorphis, Amaranthe, Firewind, W.A.R., Belphegor, Mantar, Knorkator, Deserted Fear, Watain, Night Demon, Epica, Knorkator, Belphegor, Firewind, Deserted Fear and many more and we'll have more Wacken 2018 announcements during December.

As well as being the greatest Heavy Metal festival in the world, it is without a doubt the Mecca of Metal and the one thing that every single person who loves our music should have on their bucket list.

For 2018, MetalTalk have joined forces with Wacken-Open-Air to help you get to Wacken easily and inexpensively and you can peruse the ticket and travel options right here.

If you are interested in going to Wacken 2018 and have questions, please fill out the form below and we will contact you with answers to all your enquiries. You are under no obligation whatsoever by filling this form out. We won't add you to any mailing lists or send you loads of spam - all we will do is help you get to Wacken as easily and inexpensively as possible.

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