[2007-11-14] Iced Earth To Guest On Bruce Dickinson's BBC Rock Show This Month.
Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson will be joined on his BBC 6 Music Rock Show radio program by Iced Earth on November 30th. You can listen to the weekly BBC 6 Music rock show live via the internet Fridays between 9 PM and Midnight UK Time (3 PM and 6 PM EST).
[2007-11-09] Make sure to arrive early for the Uk heaven and hell shows!
Please be aware that Iced Earth is playing BEFORE Lamb of God on the UK Heaven and Hell tour. The set won't be long, but it will be intense. So, make sure to arrive at the venue plenty early to make sure you don't miss any of Iced Earth's "Set"!
The European 2007 tour rolls on, and we are as tight as ever! We are very much looking forward to meeting old friends and making many new ones on the Road to Armageddon! We'll be posting news from the road as the tour marches on, so keep checking in to read about our travels across Europe with Annihilator and Heaven and Hell!
[2007-10-10] European Tour starts tonight.
The band arrived in Germany late last week for final rehearsals before the beginning of the European 2008 tour, and we are as tight as ever!
The Gettysburg DVD has finally become available. The DVD features the full Gettysburg ('The Devil To Pay', 'Hold At All Costs', 'High Water Mark') in two different 5.1 Surround Sound versions (Metal and Orchestral). The DVD presentation of Gettysburg is mostly made up of still images with some digital effects laid over them.
[2004-07-13] Iced Earth: James MacDonough talks about Richard Christy and Ralph Santolla departure
Iced Earth's bass player James MacDonough recently posted an statement about Richard Christy and Ralph Santolla departure from the band, and also talks about Bobby Jarzombek. James statement: "Ok, just so you can stop freaking out and saying all kinds of outlandish things this statement should be sufficient for the situation. All of us were worried because this situation was dumped in our laps, in the middle of a tour."
[2004-07-03] Iced Earth: Ralph Santolla quits to join Sebastian Bach
From Ralph Santolla: "There are several reasons for this decision, and for the moment I will keep them to myself. The other guys know my reasons, and hopefully this won't turn into a public pissing match. On the other hand, if it does, at least execution by musketry has gone out of style. I made some great friends, played some great, albeit difficult (!) metal tunes, and learned a lot from the experience."
[2004-06-10] Iced Earth: Tim Owens "update from the road"
Tim "Ripper" Owens has posted the following statement on the Iced Earth's Official website: "Things are great out here! The band is sounding better than ever! Bobby is amazing! The guys from Trivium and Beyond the Embrace are real cool and sounding great!"
[2004-05-31] Iced Earth: James MacDonough's comments about the first leg of the USA Tour
Iced Earth's bassist James MacDonough posted his comments about the first leg of the USA Tour on the Iced Realm's Forums: "Hello all, first off I'd like to thank everyone that came out to the shows, Iced Earth fans are the best. It's always a pleasure. I'd like to thank and give a big bow to all the guys from Evergrey and Children Of Bodom and their crew. It was awesome touring with them to say the least, not one single dispute. These bands are filled with great musicians and good people."
[2004-05-20] Iced Earth: Japan tour delayed because of Richard Christy departure
From Jon Schaffer: "Hello Again People! Unfortunately due to Richard Christy's decision to leave the band in the middle of the tour we will have to postpone the Japanese dates. Though we tried everything in our power to keep this from happening we have no other alternative. Take care".
[2004-05-18] Iced Earth: Richard Christy explains the reasons why he decided to left the band
"Hello, Richard Christy here. I just wanted to say a few things about my decision to leave Iced Earth. First off, it was the hardest decision I've ever had to make. I spent many sleepless nights wondering what to do before I made the final decision to leave the band."
A primeira página brasileira dedicada ao Iced Earth (The first brazilian website dedicated to Iced Earth) has been relaunched after some hosting problems. The web has now a complete redesign and lots of new content. Check out Disciples Of The Ice here.
[2004-04-19] Iced Earth's The Glorious Burden Tour 2004 started on Cleveland, Ohio with great reviews on Tim Owens performance
The Cleveland, Ohio show was the first show of the Iced Earth tour. A lot of expectation were floating around about how will Tim Owens performance be on old Iced Earth songs. According to many fans that attended the show, Tim Owens rocks on stage and had a very good performance.
When Akron's Tim “Ripper” Owens was tapped to join legendary power metal band Judas Priest in 1996, replacing long-departed vocalist Rob Halford, many thought he'd hit the jackpot. When it was announced last summer that Halford was returning and Owens was out of a job, many of the same people assumed his career had been pole-axed.
[2004-03-26] Iced Earth: Richard Christy joined contest to be part of The Howard Stern Show
Iced Earth drummer Richard Christy (ex-DEATH, CONTROL DENIED) appears to be the favorite to land the job on "The Howard Stern Show" previously held by Stuttering John (who recently made the move to "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno"). Christy, a self-professed "huge fan of Howard's show for years," has submitted several audition tapes for consideration as part of the contest to win Stuttering John's old job.
Iced Earth have lined up a three-concert tour of Japan in late May. Confirmed dates are as follows:
May 25 - Osaka, JPN @ Shinsaibashi Club Quattro May 26 - Tokyo, JPN @ Shibuya O-East May 27 - Tokyo, JPN @ Shibuya Club Quattro
Approximate capacity for the venues is 800-1,200 with tickets going for Ą6500 (approximately $60-65). More information on the tour (in Japanese) is available from concert promoter Zak Corporation's web site at this location.
[2004-03-18] Iced Earth: Ralph Santolla In Suicide Bomber Scare!
Iced Earth guitarist Ralph Santolla demanded to be let off a flight to England earlier today (March 17) after he spotted two fellow passengers behaving strangely while boarding the plane. The following is Ralph's detailed account of the whole experience, as provided exclusively to Blabbermouth.net.
Iced Earth's April 29 performance at B.B. King's in New York City has officially sold out, club officials have confirmed.
According to Rena Siwek, P.R. Director for B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, the event was "one of the fastest selling shows here at B.B. King's, but then again, Iced Earth always pulls them in fast. Their fans are fantastic!"