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DRAGONFORCE UNVEILED AS ‘SECRET BAND’ AT 2015 LOUD PARK FESTIVAL, JAPAN

The sharp eyed among you will have noticed that on Sunday 11th October at the Loud Park festival the line-up included a Secret Band. We can now reveal that the Secret Band is, in fact, DragonForce!

Following a hugely successful 5 dates headline tour of Japan, the band will be back with the final Japan show of the Maximum Overload World Tour with a production never seen from DF in Japan before.

Herman Li said “We have been working on a production for this show for some time now and I’m very pleased to announce it is now ready and our Japanese fans will see its debut at Loud Park 2015!”

Tickets and more info at http://www.loudpark.com/15

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DRAGONFORCE HEADLINE THE METALHEAD MEETING OPEN AIR FESTIVAL BUCHAREST (UPDATED)

metalmeeting-bucharestDragonForce are delighted to announce they will make their Romania live debut by headlining the Metalhead Meeting in Bucharest, on Friday 3rd June 2016 (updated), at the Arenele Romane. The festival runs over 3 nights (3rd/4th/5th June) and more information can be found at www.metalheadmeeting.com
DragonForce frontman Marc Hudson commented “This is the first time the band has played Romania, let alone a festival, and we are all really looking forward to bringing the fury of The ‘Force to all those Metalheads in Bucharest”!

More info and tickets are available from:
http://www.facebook.com/METALHEADMeeting
http://www.iabilet.ro/bilete-metalhead-meeting-2016-22947/


DRAGONFORCE ANNOUNCE SABATON OPEN AIR SHOW, THEIR ONLY APPEARANCE IN SWEDEN DURING 2016!

With the last leg of the Maximum Overload World Tour to commence shortly in North America, the DragonForce attention is turning towards 2016 and have some great news!

Having already announced their appearance at Wacken Open Air in 2016, DragonForce are very proud to announce their second major European festival appearance, this time joining their good friends Sabaton at the Sabaton Open Air Festival in Falun, Sweden on Thursday 18th August.

DragonForce guitarist Herman Li said “We toured with the Sabaton guys in the UK a few years ago and we’ve all been friends and have stayed in touch ever since. We’ve wanted to play their festival before but we were always elsewhere but for 2016 it all fell into place! We are really honoured that our mates in Sabaton have invited us to Sweden and are totally stoked to be playing their festival! We are all greatly looking forward to seeing all you Swedish metal madmen in August 2016 in Falun, come and say hi!”

For tickets please go to sabatonopenair.net


WACKEN 2016 ANNOUNCED

wacken2016DragonForce are delighted and excited to announce they will be be playing the legendary Wacken Open Air festival in Germany in 2016 after a 7 year absence. More details will follow!

The band would also like to take this opportunity to thank their German fans for their incredible support in driving the ‘In The Line Of Fire‘ DVD/Blu-ray to Number 10 in the German charts. Hot on the heels of the Top 20 chart position for the ‘Maximum Overload’ album, this is the bands highest German chart position in their history. Danke Schön!

Wacken Open Air 2016 – Official Trailer
Ticket Pre-sale


DRAGONFORCE PERFORMANCE WITH BABYMETAL ON SCUZZ TV

UK fans, switch onto Scuzz TV tomorrow night, Saturday 25th July 9pm GMT to see Dragonforce performing with Babymetal live at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods 2015. TV coverage with hosts Sophie K and our own Herman Li.

A big thank you to Damien Rainaud for the awesome audio mix of BabyDragonMetalForce in short notice for the TV broadcast. He also mixed and mastered our brand new DVD/Blu-ray ‘In the Line of Fire’!

Repeats on Monday 27th and Wednesday 29th at the same time.

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DRAGONFORCE CRASHED UK DVD CHARTS!

DragonForce would like to thank all their UK fans for their tremendous support of the ‘In the Line of Fire’ debut DVD & Blu-Ray, which crashed into the national UK DVD Charts at Number 3, the highest UK chart position the band has achieved in their history!

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CHINA ADDED TO MAXIMUM OVERLOAD WORLD TOUR

DragonForce is extremely excited to be back in mainland China this September for three shows, as part of the Maximum Overload World Tour! After playing Hong Kong, the band will perform for the first time in Guangzhou and Shanghai before returning to Beijing after a 6 years absence. Here are the tour dates:

30 Aug 2015 – China, Hong Kong – Music Zone (Special guest: Mary’s Blood)
02 Sep 2015 – China, Guangzhou – SD Livehouse
03 Sep 2015 – China, Shanghai – Mao Livehouse
04 Sep 2015 – China, Beijing -Yugong Yishan Livehouse

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SPECIAL SHOW BACK TO THE SQUARE SOLD OUT

DragonForce would like to announce their special, one off show at The Square in Harlow in aid of supporting local rock venues has been Sold Out for some weeks now. Apologies go to fans who tried to get tickets and for the late announcement of this news. For those lucky enough to have secured tickets for the show, the Special Guests for the night are Distance to Fall, an in keeping with the spirit of the event, Distance To Fall are a local band and DragonForce are delighted to be playing with them!

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‘IN THE LINE OF FIRE’ OUT TODAY!

DragonForce’s debut DVD/Blu-ray ‘In the Line of Fire’ is out now!
Catch a glimpse of what’s in store with this live performance of “Black Winter Night”:

‘In the Line of Fire… Larger Than Live’, features footage shot in HD during the band’s Ultimate Stage headline show at 2014’s Loud Park Festival in the Saitama Super Arena, Japan, the band used multiple camera angles to capture the raw energy of their show and instrumental dexterity for which they are rightly celebrated worldwide.

The live show features a selection of new songs from the latest album “Maximum Overload” mixed in with foot stomping anthems and lightning fast shred-fests from previous releases. The video also includes backstage, behind the scenes, and off tour footage to give fans an insight into the Maximum Overload World Tour. More info here.

Audio Mixed and Mastered by Damien Rainaud
Produced by Herman Li


HONG KONG, TAIWAN ADDED TO WORLD TOUR

DragonForce will return to Hong Kong and Taiwan as part of the Maximum Overload World Tour!

30th Aug 2015 – Hong Kong | Music Zone
Online Tickets | Special guest: Mary’s Blood (JP)

12th Sep 2015 – Taiwan, Taipei | The Wall Live House
Online Tickets | Special guest: Gyze (JP)

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