CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS feiern 20 Jahre Metal @ Rock Hard Festival 2008

 

1988 gründete Robert Kampf CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS in Dortmund mitten im Herzen des Ruhrgebiets. Zurzeit beheimatet CENTURY MEDIA Bands wie LACUNA COIL, PARADISE LOST, SICK OF IT ALL, NAPALM DEATH, ARCH ENEMY, THE HAUNTED, DARK TRANQUILLITY, TURISAS und NEVERMORE ebenso wie zahlreiche neue Acts in den Bereichen Metal, Hardcore und Gothic. 2008 möchte man nun 20 Jahre Metal-Geschichte gebürtig feiern.

Zusammen mit dem Rock Hard Magazin, welches in diesem Jahr sein 25. Jubiläum feiert, werden CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS auf dem diesjährigen Rock Hard Festival vom 9. bis 11. Mai 2008 im Gelsenkirchener Amphitheater einen exklusiven, kostenlosen Sampler zum Zwanzigjährigen verteilen. Der Sampler enthält nicht nur reguläre Albumtracks sondern auch einige Raritäten. Hier nun die genaue Tracklist:

1. ARCH ENEMY, I Will Live Again (3:32)
Taken from the album "Rise Of The Tyrant".
2. DARK TRANQUILLITY, Terminus (Where Death Is Most Alive) (4:24)
Taken from the album "Fiction".
3. NORTHER, We Rock (3:57)
Taken from the album "N".
4. TURISAS, To Holmgard And Beyond (single edit) (3:29)
Taken from the album "The Varangian Way".
5. Lacuna Coil, Virtual Environment (5:22)
B-Side from the "Enjoy The Silence" single.
6. Warrel Dane, Brother (3:24)
Taken from the album "Praises To The War Machine". The first solo-album from Nevermore singer Warrel Dane. Produced by Peter Wichers (ex-Soilwork).
7. FIREWIND, Head Up High (3:46)
Taken from the album " The Premonition".
8. POISONBLACK, Left Behind (4:45)
Taken from the upcoming album "A Dead Heavy Day" – out August 29, 2008.
9. THE HAUNTED, The Burden (3:41)
Japanese Bonus track from the album "The Dead Eye". New album out September 2008.
10. Warbringer, Total War (4:29)
Taken from the album "War Without End".
11. Zimmers Hole, We Rule The Fucking Land (3:51)
Taken from the album " When You Were Shouting At The Devil...". Feat. Strapping Young Lad members Jed Simon, Byron Stroud, Gene Hoglan plus The Heathen on vocals. Produced by Devin Townsend.
12. MERCENARY, Embrace The Nothing (radio edit) (3:45)
Taken from the album "Architect Of Lies".
13. NEVERMORE, Dead Heart In A Dead World (Live at the Zeche Bochum, 2006) (4:41)
Taken from the upcoming DVD/live-album "The Year Of The Voyager".
14. PARADISE LOST, The Enemy (Live at the Koko) (3:49)
Taken from the upcoming DVD/live-album "The Anatomy Of Melancholy" – out May 23, 2008. Paradise Lost is as old as Century Media – congratulations! The song also appears on their Century Media debut "In Requiem" from 2007.
15. HEAVEN SHALL BURN, True Belief (Paradise Lost cover version) (4:34)
Japanese Bonus track from the album "Deaf To Our Prayers".
16. Napalm Death, Messiah (Hellhammer cover version) (3:29)
Taken from their 2004 Century Media debut, "Leaders Not Followers Part. II". The original song appears in an early demo version on the Hellhammer "Demon Entrails" box/2CD that came out in February 2008.
17. Asphyx, Death The Brutal Way (demo) (3:40)
One of the first Century Media signings! Asphyx released their first album, "The Rack", in 1991. This is a brand-new unreleased demo track for the upcoming re-union album in 2009.
18. Despair, History of Hate (4:23)
This is where everything began. It’s the title track of the first Century Media album in 1988.
19. Morgoth, Pits Of Utumno (demo) (4:33)
Another one of the very first Century Media signings: Morgoth from Meschede, Germany. This is the title track from their first demo tape from 1988. Taken from the album "1987 – 1997: The Best Of Morgoth".


Jeder Besucher des Festivals erhält sein Exemplar des nur auf dem Rock Hard Festival erhältlichen Samplers am Ticketschalter in der Nähe des Eingangsbereiches. In Kooperation mit dem Rock Hard Magazin werden während des Festivals Freitag- und Samstagnacht im Disko-Zelt weiterhin eine Reihe Preise verlost.