Old School Swedish Death Metal Band, CEREMONIAL OATH, Announce Return

CEREMONIAL OATH, featuring members that would later go on to IN FLAMES, HAMMERFALL, and TIAMAT, have recently announced their return. They are currently working on a new studio release.

The band has signed with Century Media Records, which will re-release 1993’s The Book of Truth.  The album will include no less than nine bonus tracks, including the Desecrator demos, Wake The Dead (1990) and Black Sermons (1990), as well as the 7″ The Lost Name Of God (1991).

CEREMONIAL OATH will reunite for a gig at the Gothenburg Sound Festival, on January 5-6, 2013, on stage together for the first time in 20 years.

ACCEPT to Headline ProgPower USA XI; Full Lineup Announced

The full lineup for the 11th annual installment of ProgPower USA has been finalized, and will feature the recently reformed ACCEPT as the headliner.

The two-day fest, which includes an additional two days of pre-fest shows for a total of four days of metal, takes place this September in Atlanta, Georgia. Tickets are still available but approximately only 300 remain. Buy tickets here: http://www.ticketmaster.com/search?&q=ProgPower

9/08/2010 ProgPower USA XI Mid-Week Mayhem
ROSS THE BOSS (New York) – “A Night of Manowar Classics” with Scott Columbus
VANGOUGH (Oklahoma)
SEVEN KINGDOMS (Florida)

9/09/2010 ProgPower USA XI Kick-Off
ACCEPT (Germany) 10:45 – close
LEPROUS (Norway) 9:15 – 10:15
BOREALIS (Canada) 8:00 – 8:45
SIX MINUTE CENTURY (Texas, USA) 6:45 – 7:30

9/10/2010 ProgPower USA Day 1
KAMELOT (US/Norway)
NOCTURNAL RITES (Sweden)
TURISAS (Finland)
TYR (Faroe Islands)
SEVENTH WONDER (Sweden)
LEAVES’ EYES (Norway/Germany)
ILLUSION SUITE (Norway)

9/11/2010 ProgPower USA Day 2
HAMMERFALL (Sweden)
TAROT (Finland)
DELIAN (The Netherlands)
DGM (Italy)
OCEANS OF SADNESS (Belgium)
STORMWARRIOR (Germany)
PARADOX (Germany)

More info on the official ProgPower website, and you can also follow them on Twitter @progpowerusa.