Fan-filmed video footage of FORBIDDEN’s performance at this year’s edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 12-14, 2011 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, United Kingdom, can be viewed below.
FORBIDDEN has canceled its previously announced European headlining tour following the departure of the band’s drummer, Mark Hernandez. The band will play the Alcatraz Metal Festival on August 27 in Deinze, Belgium with guest drummer Gene Hoglan (FEAR FACTORY, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DETHKLOK, DARK ANGEL, DEATH, TESTAMENT).
FORBIDDEN’s latest album, “Omega Wave”, was released in Europe on October 22, 2010 and in North America on October 26, 2010 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD landed at position No. 27 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200.