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  METALFEST 2012 - MEGADETH CONFIRMED AS HEADLINER! EXCLUSIVE FESTIVAL SHOWS 2012
18th January 2012

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Strap yourselves in, dear friends, because Megadeth have been confirmed to headline Megadeth 2012! The festival organisers say that the band are going to play exclusively at Metalfest in Germany, Austria, Croatia, Italy, Poland and Czech Republic and say that you won't see Megadeth play any other summer festivals 2012 in these countries!

Megadeth, who released milestone albums such as 'Peace Sells... But Who's Buying?', 'Rust In Peace' or 'Countdown To Extinction' have eternalized themselves in Metal history and are rightly on top of the Heavy Metal movement.

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In almost 30 years of their career they've achieved what others can only dream of, sold millions of records and among Metal fans all over the world, Megadeth are considered to be favorites no matter what. A Megadeth record belongs to every Metal household around the globe, without doubt.

Recently the band released their new work called 'Th1rt3en'. Their last effort 'Endgame' had already proven to be a step into the right direction and 'Th1rt3en' should leave all critics speechless, once again. They sound as aggressive, raw and rampant as ever, Mustaine's distinctive guitar play appears to be hugely currish and the riffing feels sharp as a butchers knife.

Dave Mustaine's vocals sound very much sinister and the rhythm section offers those furious riffs a pounding and grooving counterpart, that makes tracks such as 'Whose Life (Is It Anyways?)', 'Fast Lane' or '13' a roaring and crushing statement of Megadeth!

You can watch the new official Megadeth video for 'Public Enemy No. 1' on the band's official site by clicking here.

So far these bands have been confirmed to play Metalfest 2012:

MEGADETH*** – exclusive festival shows 2012!
IN EXTREMO***
BLIND GUARDIAN*
KREATOR – exclusive festival shows 2012!
W.A.S.P. ****
BEHEMOTH
FEAR FACTORY
HYPOCRISY – exclusive festival shows 2012!
LEGION OF THE DAMNED
DARK TRANQUILLITY
SALTATIO MORTIS**
ENSIFERUM
POWERWOLF
ALESTORM
DEATH ANGEL – 'The Ultra Violence' Set!
TRIPTYKON
LAKE OF TEARS*****
VADER
SWALLOW THE SUN*****
SKULL FIST
HATE
FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE
FEUERSCHWANZ**
MYSTIC PROPHECY**
NACHTBLUT**

+ many more!
*Blind Guardian will not play at Metalfest Dessau/Germany!
**Saltatio Mortis, Feuerschwanz, Mystic Prohphecy, Nachtblut will only play Metalfest Germany and Austria!
*** Megadeth and In Extremo will not play at Metalfest Switzerland!
**** W.A.S.P. will not play at Metalfest Loreley/Germany!
***** Lake of Tears will only play Metalfest Germany, Austria and Croatia!
***** Swallow The Sun will only play Metalfest Germany, Austria and Switzerland!

METALFEST 2012 dates:

31.05.-02.06.2012 Mining, Metalfest Austria
31.05.-02.06.2012 Dessau, Metalfest Germany/East
01.06.-03.06.2012 Jaworzno, Metalfest Poland
02.06.-05.06.2012 Zadar, Metalfest Croatia
05.06.-07.06.2012 Milan, Metalfest Italy
07.06.-09.06.2012 Loreley, Metalfest Germany/West
07.06.-10.06.2012 Pratteln, Metalfest Switzerland
08.06.-10.06.2012 Plzen, Metalfest Czech Republic

2012 again the motto is: IN METAL WE TRUST!




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