||The Rock Hard Festival 2008 is set to take place May 9-11, 2008 at the Gelsenkirchen Amphitheatre in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. First bands confirmed on the festival bill are Immortal, Celtic Frost, Enslaved, Moonsorrow, Die Apokalyptischen Reiter and Volbeat.
18 more bands will be announced over the coming months. A 3day ticket will cost €59.
In the meanwhile, Immortal has posted the following confirmation on their official website:
"After the 7 Dates Of Blashyrkh, and our return to home shores at the Hole In The Sky Festival, we still have 2 remaining dates in Norway this fall before we concentrate on the next studio album. Tickets for both the Notodden and Trondheim shows are available now. We are already preparing for the activities next year, and we can today announce that we will headline next years's edition of the Rock Hard Festival in Germany. The festival takes place May 9-11, 2008 in the Gelsenkirchen Amphitheatre. This will be the first opportunity to see the band live in Germany in 2008."