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Chthonic frontman stands for election + special 20th anniversary gig

December 26th – Liberty Square at Chang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan FRONTMAN FREDDY LIM TO RUN FOR POLITICAL ELECTIONS IN TAIWAN Taiwanese 5-piece metallers Chthonic, have announced a huge landmark gig in Liberty Square at Chang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, in the country’s capital, Taipei, to an estimated 10,000 fans. The …

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CHTHONIC Break New Ground For Main-Stage Appearance At Wacken Festival On August 1st

EAST ASIA’s premier Metallers, CHTHONIC, return to the Wacken Open Air festival on Friday, August 1st, and this time they’re not coming alone… For their third appearance at Germany’s premier metal event, CHTHONIC – based in Taiwan – will celebrate their first-ever main-stage appearance (the ‘Black Stage’) by combining their …

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Wacken 2014 Festival Preview

With under 30 day go until the 25th Wacken and with bands like Accept being added to the line up last month the excitement is starting to build. I was last there in 2012 the year of torrential rain so I’m hoping this year it’ll be different. There has been …

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WACKEN online Advent calendar latest band announcements!

The Wacken advent calendar started on the 1st Dec and the first bands revealed so far are: Skid Row, Bring Me The Horizon, Excrementory Grindfucker, Crematory, Hammerfall, Steel Panther, Bülent Ceylan, Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Vogelfrey, Pampatut, The Vintage Caravan, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Saxon and August Burns Red. 2 new bands …

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Satyricon @ Limelight 2, Belfast – 11 November

Satyricon European tour poster

There are times as a music journalist when you want to cast aside the notebook and its pages of extraneous adjectives and hyperbolae and strip a review down to your most basic primal reaction to the event you have just witnessed… in the case of this evening’s debut Belfast performance …

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Satyricon – Interview with Satyr

On the coldest day of the year so far, a black wind blew in from the north as Norwegian black metal legends Satyricon arrived on British shores as part of their European tour to promoted their self-titled eighth album. PM hooked up with front man Satyr before the band’s debut …

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Chthonic – Bu-Tik

Hang on to your hena’s as Chthonic return with their strongest album to date.   The band responsible for getting us all off our arses and playing the Zheng and Pgaku flute are back, wielding their seventh studio album as they continue on a quest to spread the word of …

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Chthonic – The Final Battle at the Sing Ling Temple DVD review

After Chthonic’s astounding 2011 release, Takasago Army, it seems only right that these Taiwanese melodic death metal heroes should hold a huge metal concert in one of Taiwan’s most historic buildings and release it on DVD and CD. This is The Final Battle at the Sing Ling Temple, Chthonic’s 3rd …

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Bloodstock Open Air – 9th to 12th August 2012

It’s nearly time again for one of the UK favourite festivals Bloodstock Open Air. Bloodstock takes place on the 9th to 12th August 2012 at Catton Hall, Walton on Trent, Derbyshire, DE12 8LN With a spectacular line up which covers most genres of metal, what are you waiting for! Buy …

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Wacken 2nd to 4th August 2012

The biggest Metal Festival of the world! Wacken Open Air (W:O:A) takes place annually in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. With 70,000 festival visitors, it attracts all kinds of metal music fans, such as fans of black metal, death metal, power metal, thrash metal, gothic metal …

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Arch Enemy, Chthonic & Warbringer – Shepherds Bush Empire, 6th December 2011

The night opened with some Taiwanese black metal courtesy of Chthonic.  Chthonic supported Arch Enemy last year when they played London, so they’ve got plety of fans in the crowd tonight.  Tonight the band arent wearing their face paint, and I have to say, Bassist Doris looks better without the …

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