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  EXCLUSIVE: TANK ANNOUNCE FIRST EVER BRAZILIAN DATES FOR JUNE 2014
7th May 2014



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Legendary Metal band Tank have just announced dates for a short headline tour of Brazil.

Billed as the Brazilian Assault Tour this will be the band's first ever visit to South America. Dates are as follows:

Tank Brazilian Assault Tour 2014
05/06 - Brasilia - DF
06/06 - Belém - PA
07/06 - Fortaleza - CE
08/06 - São Paulo - SP

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Joining long term Tank members Mick Tucker and Cliff Evans on the tour will be some very special guests.

Original Dragonforce vocalist ZP Theart will be fronting the band and this will be his first time back in Brazil since leaving Dragonforce. On drums will be former Sodom drummer Bobby Schottkowski and Barend Courbois of Blind Guardian will be handling the bass.

Mick Tucker: "We take our metal very seriously. We always aim to give the fans the best show possible. You can only do that by having the best musicians. These guys really know what they're doing when it comes to metal. Experience is everything. It's in our blood."

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Cliff Evans: "We've been lucky enough to have worked with some of the best names in rock. Our last two albums, 'War Machine' and 'War Nation', featured former Rainbow and current Michael Schenker vocalist Doogie White. They were two of our most successful albums and Doogie will be joining us again later in the summer for some shows in Europe.

"We're fortunate to be able to draw from this pool of amazing musicians who are more than happy to be a part of the Tank experience. We're really looking forward to bringing the show to Brazil."

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European dates will be announced soon and the band will be returning to the studio later this year to record the follow up to 'War Nation' which will be released through Metal Mind Productions.







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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