Sweden's NOCTURNAL RITES have been confirmed for the Kramfors Stadsfest, set to take place June 16-17 in Kramfors, Sweden. Also scheduled to appear are DESTYNATION (formerly ETERNIA).

As previously reported, NOCTURNAL RITES recently completed work on "Still Alive", the second video from their "Grand Illusion" album. The clip was once again directed by the group's drummer, Owe Lingvall.

"Grand Illusion" was released in September via Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2004's "New World Messiah" was recorded and mixed at Toontrack Studio in Umeå, Sweden and features guest appearances by Stefan Elmgren (HAMMERFALL), Jens Johansson (STRATOVARIUS), Henrik Danhage (EVERGREY), Kristoffer W. Olivius (NAGLFAR) and the Swedish cross-country skiing world champion, Per Elofsson.

Upcoming NOCTURNAL RITES shows:

Mar. 25 - Strömsund, SWE @ Winterland Metal Fest
Apr. 7-8 - Chicago, IL @ Chicago Powerfest 2006
May 22 - Tokyo, JPN @ Shibuya Club Quattro
May 23 - Tokyo, JPN @ Shibuya Club Quattro
May 25 - Osaka, JPN @ Shinsaibash Club Quattro
Jun. 16-17 – Kramfors, SWE @ Kramfors Stadsfest
Jul. 14 – Derbyshire, UK @ Bloodstock Open Air


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