For Immediate Release: ANCIENT CREATION, DIVISION and EDEN'S FALL are among the first round of bands confirmed for Midwest Metal Anthem 2009. The fourth annual event is set take place August 21-22 at J.J. Kelleys in Lansing, Illinois. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: EDEN'S FALL DIVISION ANCIENT CREATION SACRED DAWN CONQUEST MSOD Festival promoter Ray Smith comments: "Midwest Metal Anthem is now in its fourth year and is growing and gaining nationwide recognition. The amount of bands wanting to take part in the festival is a great sign of the enthusiasm and dedication to the underground metal scene in the Midwest. The fest has become a gathering of metal fans that we all look forward to every year. So far this year's line up features bands from Chicago, St. Louis, Washington DC and Ohio. We are getting close to confirming many more bands and will be making more announcements soon." For more information, visit http://www.midwestmetalanthem.com/.