Summer Breeze 2010 press release

We received a press release from the Summer Breeze 2010 organisers.

Dear SUMMER BREEZE Community,

the ticket pre-sale for SUMMER BREEZE 2010 is entering the home straight! Last year, tickets were sold out in mid May. Due to the high demand, we expect to be sold out even earlier this year. If you haven’t done so yet, you should secure your 3-day ticket for an unbeatable 66.- Euros (incl. parking/camping, excl. pre-sale fee) now, or you will be left empty-handed!

In the meantime, we’ve been able to book another three acts fort this year’s SUMMER BREEZE! Get ready for cult black/death metallers SKELETONWITCH, thrash tornado WARBRINGER and Celtic Frost successors TRIPTYKON, led by Tom G. Warrior!

The complete billing is shaping up as follows: CHILDREN OF BODOM – SUBWAY TO SALLY – HEAVEN SHALL BURN – HYPOCRISY – DARK TRANQUILLITY – SEPULTURA – CANNIBAL CORPSE – OBITUARY – PARKWAY DRIVE – MY DYING BRIDE – AGNOSTIC FRONT – DARK FUNERAL – ENSIFERUM – GORGOROTH – FREI.WILD – END OF GREEN – DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER – ANATHEMA – UNLEASHED – RAGE – KORPIKLAANI – BEHEMOTH – THE 69 EYES – GWAR – EQUILIBRIUM – ILL NINO – RAISED FIST – THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER – EISBRECHER – THE CROWN – EISREGEN – POISONBLACK – SUFFOCATION – HAIL OF BULLETS – MACABRE – FIDDLER’S GREEN – NECROPHAGIST – TRIPTYKON – LEAVES EYES – ASPHYX – 1349 – MAROON – DREAM EVIL – WATAIN – THE DEVIL’S BLOOD – DYING FETUS – LETZTE INSTANZ – PSYCHOPUNCH – ORIGIN – SWALLOW THE SUN – DESPISED ICON – ORPHANED LAND – SKELETONWITCH – MÅNEGARM – INSOMNIUM – WARBRINGER – WAR FROM A HARLOTS MOUTH – AHAB – DEW-SCENTED – SOLSTAFIR – REBELLION – TRACEDAWN – KYLESA – UNDERTOW – CUMULO NIMBUS – HACRIDE – CALLISTO – FEUERSCHWANZ – SUICIDAL ANGELS – MONO INC. – FEJD – LONG DISTANCE CALLING – WE BUTTER THE BREAD WITH BUTTER – ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY – GRAILKNIGHTS – BARREN EARTH – BRESCHDLENG – TIEFLADER – PANTHEON I – MILKING THE GOATMACHINE – SIDEBLAST – DAS PACK – THE SMACK BALLZ – THE VERY END – THE MEAN

So don’t waste any more time and go to our new online store at www.silverdust-shop.de!

To celebrate the launch of our new store, besides the aforementioned 3-day ticket there are many more special offers:

1.) The two new SUMMER BREEZE designs, “Bavaria” and “Skeleton”, will be available for the special price of only 9.99 Euros each during the next two weeks.
2.) The first 250 orders processed in our new store will get the following album as a free bonus: JACK FROST – “My Own Private Hell” (2CD).

Furthermore, there is a discount section chock-full of special offers at www.silverdust-shop.de! Just click and check it out!

Lastly, let us remind you of the application deadline for our newcomer contest, the NEW BLOOD AWARD: If your band hails from Germany, Austria or Switzerland and doesn’t have a record deal yet, you can send us your demos and self-produced CDs until March 31st, 2010.

Address: New Blood Award Postfach 500848 70338 Stuttgart Germany

Stay heavy! \m/ The SUMMER BREEZE Team



  1. Update May 3, 2010: Summer Breeze 2010 press release

    We received the following announcement from Summer Breeze festival:

    _”Very soon there won't be any more tickets available in our online store at www.silverdust-shop.de for SUMMER BREEZE 2010!

    From that point on, you will only be able to purchase tickets form SUMMER BREEZE Open Air 2010 at our associated ticket agencies (see list here: http://www.summer-breeze.de/site.php?name=Tickets). So this is pretty much your last chance to secure the coveted 3-day tickets for an unbeatable 66.- Euros (incl. camping/parking, excl. pre-sale fee). Go to www.silverdust-shop.de without delay so we can all enjoy the metal party of the year together in Dinkelsbühl!

    Furthermore, we are extremely happy to welcome another living legend in Dinkelsbühl: SICK OF IT ALL! The flagship of New York hardcore has already been around for over 20 years, but the heavily tattooed gang led by front icon Lou Koller sounds heavier today than ever before.

    Their powerful new album 'Based On A True Story', which goes further down the metallic path of its predecessor 'Death To Tyrants', is proof enough. No doubt about it, at their first SUMMER BREEZE appearance SICK OF IT ALL will punch you right in their face with their brutal hardcore smashers and their fierce gang shouts. You will witness a win by K.O. that the Klitschko brothers couldn't have done better. People, you better keep your guard up! SICK OF IT ALL haven't come all this way to surrender their leading position in the scene!”_

    Click here for more info about the festival.


  2. Update May 4, 2010: SUMMER BREEZE Open Air 2010 is sold out

    SUMMER BREEZE Open Air 2010 is sold out.

    The Summer Breeze festival organizers made the following statement:

    There aren't any more tickets available in our online store www.silverdust-shop.de for now. In the coming days there will only be small numbers of tickets for sale in our store from canceled and unpaid orders. So keep your eyes open and act fast! At our associated ticket agencies (see list: http://www.summer-breeze.de/site.php?name=Tickets) tickets won't last for much longer either. The first few ticket outlets have already told us they are sold out. If you still don't own a 3-day ticket, this is definitely your last chance! Good luck!


  3. Update May 22, 2010: Summer Breeze Open Air 2010 is sold out

    Summer Breeze Open Air 2010 is sold out! All available 3-day tickets have found their proud owners.

    However, as in previous years, there will be a limited number of one-day tickets for Thursday (19.08.2010), Friday (20.08.2010) and Saturday (21.08.2010) available at the festival box office from 10am each day. More info about the ticket prices will be available around a month before the festival.

    Unfortunately the popular black/death/thrash metal band Skeletownwitch have had to cancel their appearance at Summer Breeze Open Air 2010. They have received an offer to play the legendary Ozzfest Tour in the US around the same time they were booked for Summer Breeze.

    Furthermore, Despised Icon will play the last European show of their career at Summer Breeze Open Air 2010. After returning to the US, the band, which has made history as one of the forerunners of the deathcore wave, will unfortunately disband, leaving behind a big legion of upset fans. So don't miss your last chance to rock out to Despised Icon and give the band a farewell from Europe that they won't soon forget!

    In addition, the organizers have been able to book the grand masters of doom, Sweden's Count Raven, for Summer Breeze 2010. You can look forward to grandiose, epic songs that are the epitome of doom!

    More info


  4. Update June 1, 2010: Summer Breeze 2010 press release

    Dear SUMMER BREEZE Community,

    we're on a roll! Only a short time after we could proclaim “SOLD OUT!” we are able to announce that all 95 bands that will rock SUMMER BREEZE Open Air 2010 are now booked.

    So now we can proudly present none other than the grand masters and initiators of grindcore, the mighty NAPALM DEATH:

    It was seven long years ago that NAPALM DEATH laid SUMMER BREEZE to waste the last time. In 2010, the inventors of grindcore have lost none of their clout and inimitable aggression. Best proof is their latest album “Time Waits For No Slave', which is a right kick in the teeth for all younger contenders. With this band, there is only one thing you can do, whether you are part of the audience or a fellow musician: look up to them! It's nice to see that it is actually possible to exist in this genre for over 20 years without compromising one bit. Their success proves them right! Get ready for some immortal grindcore classics!

    In addition, we are happy to welcome DISBELIEF, VAN CANTO, INME and JOHNNY & THE HOT RODS in Dinkelsbühl.

    The complete billing is herewith looking as follows: CHILDREN OF BODOM - SUBWAY TO SALLY - HEAVEN SHALL BURN - HYPOCRISY - SICK OF IT ALL - DARK TRANQUILLITY - CANNIBAL CORPSE - SEPULTURA - OBITUARY - MY DYING BRIDE - DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER - AGNOSTIC FRONT - PARKWAY DRIVE - GORGOROTH - ENSIFERUM - DARK FUNERAL - EISBRECHER - END OF GREEN - UNLEASHED - RAGE - KORPIKLAANI - GWAR - EQUILIBRIUM - THE 69 EYES - BEHEMOTH - ANATHEMA - FREI.WILD - RAISED FIST - EISREGEN - NAPALM DEATH - POISONBLACK - ILL NINO - SUFFOCATION - THE CROWN - THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER - HAIL OF BULLETS - FIDDLER'S GREEN - THE DEVIL'S BLOOD - DYING FETUS - TRIPTYKON - NECROPHAGIST - MAROON - LEAVES EYES - DESPISED ICON - ASPHYX - 1349 - LETZTE INSTANZ - PSYCHOPUNCH - MACABRE - SWALLOW THE SUN - ORPHANED LAND - DREAM EVIL - DISBELIEF - WATAIN - COUNT RAVEN - DEW-SCENTED - WARBRINGER - INSOMNIUM - MÃ…NEGARM - ORIGIN - KYLESA - REBELLION - SOLSTAFIR - SUICIDAL ANGELS - TRACEDAWN - VAN CANTO - LONG DISTANCE CALLING - AHAB - WAR FROM A HARLOTS MOUTH - BARREN EARTH - MONO INC. - UNDERTOW - ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY - WE BUTTER THE BREAD WITH BUTTER - MILKING THE GOATMACHINE - DEADSTAR ASSEMBLY - INME - HACRIDE - GRAILNIGHTS - CALLISTO - FEUERSCHWANZ - THE FORESHADOWING - DESTINITY - CUMULO NIMBUS - FEJD - BE'LAKOR - PANTHEON I - SIDEBLAST - THE VERY END - BRESCHDLENG - TIEFLADER - DAS PACK - THE MEAN - SMACK BALLZ - JOHNNY & THE HOT RODS

    After the announcement of the GRAILKNIGHTS was met with such an impressive response from your side, they now make room on the Camel Stage for JOHNNY & THE HOT RODS, moving up to the Party Stage to spread the good tidings. Accordion and metal? It works, you shall see for yourselves!

    Those of you who have been following the announcements surrounding SUMMER BREEZE attentively will have noticed that we are still five bands short of the promised 100 bands playing the festival. Please read the following section about the NEW BLOOD AWARD 2010 to find out why:

    After over 2,000 submissions - a big “thank you” to all participating bands by the way - and never ending hours of preselection, we are now able to unveil the NEW BLOOD AWARD 2010's TOP 20.


  5. Update June 19, 2010: Finalists for the NEW BLOOD AWARD 2010

    Dear SUMMER BREEZE Community,

    the finalists for the NEW BLOOD AWARD 2010, who complete the billing for this year's SUMMER BREEZE Open Air 2010, have been announced!

    Despite the planned five participants, there will be six bands competing against each other instead. The reason being that the result of the voting was so close that we had to get a sixth band into the finals. The following six underground bands got the most votes from you in our recent online voting: BLEEDING RED KADAVRIK PARASITE INC. LEVIATHAN A.O.D. TORTURIZED

    On August 18, 2010 starting at 15:30, these bands will open the proceedings for SUMMER BREEZE 2010 in the Party Tent in front of a qualified jury and you, the fans, competing for the first-ever NEW BLOOD AWARD and the opening slot on one of the main stages the day after.

    Thank you very much, also on behalf of the bands, for your active participation in the voting progress. The winners of the 5x2 three-day-tickets have already been notified.

    Since the billing for SUMMER BREEZE Open Air 2010 is now complete, the running order is now online at www.summer-breeze.de for you to view, print out and plan your festival weekend. Have fun! Go watch as many bands as you can! No rest for the wicked!

    This is an overview of the complete SUMMER BREEZE Open Air 2010 billing: CHILDREN OF BODOM - SUBWAY TO SALLY - HEAVEN SHALL BURN - HYPOCRISY - SICK OF IT ALL - DARK TRANQUILLITY - CANNIBAL CORPSE - SEPULTURA - OBITUARY - MY DYING BRIDE - DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER - AGNOSTIC FRONT - PARKWAY DRIVE - GORGOROTH - ENSIFERUM - DARK FUNERAL - EISBRECHER - END OF GREEN - UNLEASHED - RAGE - KORPIKLAANI - GWAR - EQUILIBRIUM - THE 69 EYES - BEHEMOTH - ANATHEMA - FREI.WILD - RAISED FIST - EISREGEN - NAPALM DEATH - POISONBLACK - ILL NINO - SUFFOCATION - THE CROWN - THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER - HAIL OF BULLETS - FIDDLER'S GREEN - THE DEVIL'S BLOOD - DYING FETUS - TRIPTYKON - NECROPHAGIST - MAROON – LEAVES’ EYES - DESPISED ICON - ASPHYX - 1349 - LETZTE INSTANZ - PSYCHOPUNCH - MACABRE - SWALLOW THE SUN - ORPHANED LAND - DREAM EVIL - DISBELIEF - WATAIN - COUNT RAVEN - DEW-SCENTED - WARBRINGER - INSOMNIUM - MÅNEGARM - ORIGIN - KYLESA - REBELLION - SOLSTAFIR - SUICIDAL ANGELS - TRACEDAWN - VAN CANTO - LONG DISTANCE CALLING - AHAB - WAR FROM A HARLOTS MOUTH - BARREN EARTH - MONO INC. - UNDERTOW - ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY - WE BUTTER THE BREAD WITH BUTTER - MILKING THE GOATMACHINE - DEADSTAR ASSEMBLY - INME - HACRIDE - GRAILKNIGHTS - CALLISTO - FEUERSCHWANZ - THE FORESHADOWING - DESTINITY - CUMULO NIMBUS - FEJD - BE'LAKOR - PANTHEON I - SIDEBLAST - THE VERY END - BRESCHDLENG - TIEFLADER - DAS PACK - THE MEAN - SMACK BALLZ - JOHNNY & THE HOT RODS - BLEEDING RED - KADAVRIK - PARASITE INC. - LEVIATHAN – A.O.D. – TORTURIZED

    Those who wonder who or what exactly is the SURPRISE ACT due to appear on the Main Stage at 20:10 will unfortunately have to wait until that very date and time! A surprise is a surprise and shouldn't be spoiled in advance! Let us just say this much: There hasn't been a performance like this at any German metal festival ever before! Be prepared for an intense show, even without heavy riffs!

    Due to current events (Football World Cup, endless discussions in our forum), please be advised that vuvuzelas are not allowed on the whole festival site (camp site + concert area)! We can't think of one positive effect the allowance of this “instrument” would have on SUMMER BREEZE. Let the guitars do the talking instead of some unnerving horns. Those who wish to sleep at the camp site should also be able to. So please leave your vuvuzelas at home, as our security personnel has been instructed to confiscate and dispose of them. Thanks in advance!

    Stay heavy! m/ The SUMMER BREEZE Team


  6. Update July 17, 2010: SUMMER BREEZE Rookie 2010

    We received the following announcement from Summer Breeze festival:

    Dear SUMMER BREEZE Community!

    1.: SUMMER BREEZE Rookies 2010 We would like to draw your attention towards a new initiative by SUMMER BREEZE Open Air. Under the banner “SUMMER BREEZE Rookie 2010” the organizing team has chosen six young, hopeful newcomer bands it considers to be potential major acts for the future.

    An online player with one song per band and further infos about our Rookies 2010 can be found by clicking HERE! You just have to check them out! These young bands deserve your attention and support! They are the future!

    These are the six bands who are starting from small, ready to go all the way to the top: BARREN EARTH TRACEDAWN WE BUTTER THE BREAD WITH BUTTER LONG DISTANCE CALLING BE'LAKOR THE FORESHADOWING

    By the way, if you're not familiar with the word “rookie”, it means newcomer, beginner or novice.

    2.: Supermarkets at the camp site + 5 liter SUMMER BREEZE Beer keg The supermarket will again be open for you 24 hours a day at the same place, in the barn. In order to offer you a better service and shorter waiting times, there will also be a second supermarket (you can find its position on the site map below).

    There will be a wide array of drinks, from beer to water, which will obviously be sold chilled. There will also be food such as bread, sausages, steaks, etc., toiletries and the charcoal and grill you forgot at home. Should you not find the desired items please speak to the supermarket team. They will try to order the missing items for you if possible.

    There will also be changes at the counter for the reception of returnable bottles/cans: This year there will be a separate area where you can return bottles/cans. Only returnable bottles and cans that were purchased at the supermarket may be returned. Please also note that we can only accept bottles/cans with a legible barcode. This means crushed, broken or damaged bottles and cans cannot be returned.

    The counter for the reception of returnable bottles/cans will be open daily from 6:00 to 24:00. Your last chance to return your bottles/cans before leaving will be from 6:00 to 10:00 on Sunday, August 8, 2010.

    By the way: If you don't fancy drinking beer out of a plastic bottle (due to the ban on glass), salvation is near. In both supermarkets you will be able to buy a 5-liter keg of SUMMER BREEZE Beer to quench your thirst for a measly 15 Euros.

    The beer keg may also be pre-ordered! First 1.000 barrells ordered will come with a beer cooler as a bonus gift that may save your life looking at the temperatutes outside (see picture above). Just send an email to beer@summer-breeze.de, let us know your name and the preferred colour for the cooler and reserve 5 liters of ice-cold lager. Or more! Preorders can be placed until August 10th, 2010. Barrells can be picked up on Wednesday, August 18th 2010 and Thursday, August 19th 2010 between 10am and 6pm at the main supermarket in the barn. CHEERS!

    3.: Site map The updated site map for SUMMER BREEZE 2010 is ready. You can find it HERE! Please take note of some slight changes from last year!

    4.: Festival ABC The Festival ABC has also been updated. Please read the new version carefully in order to make your stay as easy and pleasant as possible. You can find the new Festival ABC HERE!

    Please take another look at the ABC shortly before departing for SUMMER BREEZE 2010, as there may always be some last-minute changes.

    5.: Arriving with public transport For those of you who travel to and from the festival using public transport, we have compiled a PDF document with all informations, timetables and connections concerning your arrival and departure. Print it out!

    Due to the closure of the train line between Nürnberg and Ansbach, our partners from the public transport agencies advise against the use of public transport in this direction as there is a rather complicated replacement service operating instead. Should you still wish to use this route, you will also find all relevant informations about said replacement service in the PDF document under the link above.

    Stay heavy! m/ The SUMMER BREEZE Team


  7. Update Aug. 5, 2010: Summer Breeze festival update

    We received the following announcement from Summer Breeze festival:

    Dear SUMMER BREEZE Community!

    1.: One-day tickets If you are one of those who were too late in securing one of the 3-day tickets, which have been sold out since May, but still want to attend the party of the year in Dinkelsbühl, salvation is near: As in previous years, there will be one-day tickets available for all three official festival dates, that is, Thursday, August 19th, 2010, Friday, August 20th, 2010, and Saturday, August 21st, 2010. These tickets can be purchased from the box office at the festival site. The price for a one-day ticket is 35 Euros.

    So, if you haven't got a ticket for SUMMER BREEZE 2010 yet, but don't want to miss such metal highlights as Children Of Bodom, Subway To Sally, Heaven Shall Burn, Hypocrisy, Sick Of It All, Dark Tranquillity, Cannibal Corpse, Obituary, Sepultura and many more, then you should secure one of the aforementioned one-day tickets.

    PLEASE NOTE: It is not possible to reserve or pre-order one-day tickets!

    2.: Getting there In order to make your trip to SUMMER BREEZE as relaxed and stress-free as possible, we kindly ask you to note the following informations: The campsite will open on Wednesday (18.08.2010) at 10am! Please refrain from arriving earlier than that, as this will only cause a completely avoidable traffic jam. As our concept for the arrival in 2009 proved, there won't be any significant waiting times at the gates. This means you can travel without any kind of worry, stress or hurry.

    To all those traveling with public transport, we would like to remind you of our PDF file containing all relevant information regarding your arrival and departure from and to all directions using public transport

    3.: SUMMER BREEZE textile branding Pimp your jeans! At SUMMER BREEZE Open Air 2010 you can have your jeans decorated, no matter if they're old and torn or fresh out of the shop! In 2010 we will offer SUMMER BREEZE textile branding for the first time. At the booth highlighted on the site map you can have your blue jeans branded with the SUMMER BREEZE logo for free. Pop around and pimp your favorite trousers!

    4.: Mosquito repeller Unfortunately this year there will be loads of mosquitos and crane flies on the camp site! But fear not! For all those who hate mosquito bites, we have help available. For the first time, there will be mosquito repellers for sale at SUMMER BREEZE.

    The small, solar-powered gadgets emit a high beep which is barely audible to the human ear, but keeps mosquitos away. They can be worn around the neck or hung inside the tent, they have a radius of action of up to two meters and they come decorated with the SUMMER BREEZE logo.

    They will be available for 10 Euros at the official merchandise stands.

    5.: Update on the 5-liter beer kegs Due to the incredible response for the pre-ordering of the 5 liter beer keg plus beer cooler we have to inform you that the stock of black beer coolers is already gone. However, we will get a number of blue coolers as an alternative. As soon as all red and blue coolers are used up too, that will be it though. We'll keep you posted!

    This is the current status: BLACK Beer Cooler = SOLD OUT RED Beer Cooler = still AVAILABLE BLUE Beer Cooler = still AVAILABLE

    Please send a mail with your name and the preferred colour of the beer cooler (red or blue) to beer@summer-breeze.de to get your ice-cold Lager. Orders can be placed until August 10th!

    Due to the huge number of pre-orders it is unfortunately not possible for us to individually reply to each question sent by email. Thank you for your understanding!

    Stay heavy! m/ The SUMMER BREEZE Team

    Additional Info:


  8. Update Aug. 13, 2010: Summer Breeze 2010 press release

    We received a press release from the Summer Breeze 2010 organizers.

    SUMMER BREEZE Open Air 2010 Newsletter No. 17 Donnerstag, 12 August 2010 | Posted by Frank

    Dear SUMMER BREEZE Community!

    1.: Security @ SUMMER BREEZE Please read CAREFULLY: As it has transpired during recent talks with the Bavarian police, there will be stricter checks during arrival and departure and on the entire festival site for the whole duration of the festival. Please take note and refrain from bringing any objects and substances that are considered illegal. These will not be tolerated from the promoters’ side either and will only cause trouble. Furthermore, in your own and everyone else’s interest, you should only get behind the wheel of your car in an absolutely sober and well rested condition.

    Unfortunately our festival – just like any other big event – is not immune to thievery. Usually, it is organized gangs who try to get your wallets in the crowd in front of the stages. So please make sure that your wallets are kept safe! Furthermore, please don’t leave any valuable items or car keys in your tent, and make sure your car is locked before you leave your tent!

    Should you be looking to buy 3-day tickets around the festival site, make sure you are not victim of ticket counterfeiting! The original SUMMER BREEZE tickets are embossed and have a pattern on the top side while the bottom side’s surface is flat. If you have the slightest doubt about the authenticity of tickets offered to you, please inform our security personnel about the seller’s whereabouts and purchase one-day tickets instead, which will be available from Thursday at 10am from the festival box office.

    2.: SUMMER BREEZE Open Air 2010 @ social networks From now on, when you enter www.summer-breeze.de, you will get directly to the intersection with all social networks on which SUMMER BREEZE Open Air is regularly present. This service is meant for all those who unfortunately have to stay home, as well as all festivalgoers who want to actively contribute to providing the poor souls back home with to-the-minute impressions from the festival site.

    From Monday, August 16th at the latest, you will be kept up-to-date with fresh clips about the set-up and later with entertaining impressions from the festival on our YouTube channel. Our Twitter channel will regularly be updated with news about the latest happenings in Dinkelsbühl. On the new Twitter wall anyone can post their spontaneous comments from the stage area or the campsite using the code #sboa10. The same thing applies to the Facebook live stream.

    On the latter two channels (Twitter and Facebook) you will even be able to submerge yourself in the bowels of SUMMER BREEZE Open Air 2010, as members of the crew and the playing bands will communicate their impressions and experiences using the Twitter wall and the Facebook live stream.

    Last but not least, all relevant informations such as the Festival ABC, the Running Order and the Site Map are available as a consolidated download.

    3.: Cancellations: BEHEMOTH + THE MEAN; replacementS: ENDSTILLE + DOWNSPIRIT Attentive fans of the band have probably realized already by checking BEHEMOTH’s homepage: Due to a serious disease of front man Nergal these Polish have to cancel any live activities until the end of November. This would also affect the SUMMER BREEZE show which probably quite some of you were looking forward to already.

    But our diligent and nimble booking dept. has quickly managed to find an replacement. ENDSTILLE will tear down the party stage at midnight between Thursday and Friday with their merciless Black Metal. RAISED FIST will conquer BEHEMOTH’s slot on the Pain Stage.

    This way we do hope to compensate this loss of BEHEMOTH which happened on a very short notice. Best wishes to Negal. May he be well again soon.

    Unfortunately THE MEAN had to cancel their Friday gig at the Camel Stage as well. The Stuttgart based DOWNSPIRIT will step in at short notice.

    4.: SUMMER BREEZE Merchandise We also would like to draw you attention to our merchandise. In 2010 we will be offering material of an even higher quality than in previous years. T-shirts, Girlie shirts and some other articles we obtain from Hakro company (www.hakro.com).

    All Hakro products are lightfast and colourfast as well as dimensionally stable and of long lasting quality, they are said to be one of the highest quality textile material available. The different of quality you will realize by just grabbing it. Despite that these articles are “Öko Tex Standard 100” certified and have a Seal of approval for „Textiles Vertrauen (Textile Trust)“. Some of the stuff is also certified UV Standard 801 which also saves from UV radiation.

    Hakro is a local family run company that puts emphasis on the code of Practise. More info regarding: HERE! Where other companies have sourced out their quality management to Asian countries Hakro still produces according to the Germany quality standard which clearly differs from the usual goods available on the market.

    5.: SUMMER BREEZE Rockstool In addition to the above mentioned textiles and Moskito Repellers offered in previous newsletter we have another novelty for 2010’s Merchandise product line: The SUMMER BREEZE Rockstool!

    You know the feeling to well standing in front of the stage for ages because the floor you are standing on is not really what you would sit on. But what can you sit upon as camping chairs are not handy enough to be carried around? The Rockstool will be the solution from now on. It comes in a compact packaging and can be recycled in full. It is made of paper and nearly free of weight. Due to a plastic saver it is also waterproof. Being supplied fold flat you just have to unfold it to have a perfect opportunity to enjoy the lack between the shows while sitting.

    Price for the Rockstool will be 5,- Euro plus a 1,- Euro deposit. So in case you do not want to take the seat back home you can just give it back where you have bought it to avoid unnecessary rubbish on the camping site. Enjoy sitting!

    6.: END OF GREEN Midnight Sale On August 20th, 2010, just in time for the SUMMER BREEZE open air END OF GREEN’s new masterpiece ‘High Hopes In Low Places’ will see the light of day. The night from Thursday (August 19th) to Friday (August 20th) will see the world’s exclusive sales start of the limited box set at the metal.de booth. The band will show up completely and do a little signing session, too.

    ‚High Hopes In Low Places‘ has become record of the month in both magazines, Zillo and Orkus with highly rated reviews and is generally highly acclaimed by the media. The record consists of catchy tunes as well as deep dark razor blade moments. Attracting Alternative fans and shade loving freaks at the same time. A worthy follow up to the hit record ‘The Sick’s Sense’.

    That is it from the official level with pre news and info on the SUMMER BREEZE open air. For more info please check our Programme Guide at the festival, the info screens between the stages or the info point.

    One LAST THING: Please note there will be day tickets available for Thursday, Friday and Saturday for 35,- EURO each! And have a last look at the current version of the Festival ABC and the Travel Info.

    See you in Dinkelsbuehl! Have a safe trip!

    Stay heavy! m/ The SUMMER BREEZE Team