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Bile

Formed: 1998
From: Netherlands
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Bile News

Below is our complete Bile news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

Headline News

Marazene Drummer Kristopher Kemp Passes Away

Kristopher "Kristov" Kemp, drummer and a founder of Chicago's very own MARAZENE has passed away due to complications with his fight with cancer.

Kristov's friend and bandmate DieTrich Thrall wrote an impromptu obituary which has been posted on the band's Myspace page and the text of which follows:

"On Monday, January 26th, Kristopher Kemp passed away due to complications from his fight against cancer. He was 34.

"Kristopher Kemp was born on October, 28th 1974. He spent most of his early years in the Naperville, IL area and attended Naperville High School. More...

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Skullhog To Release Split With Regurgitate

SKULLHOG (formerly BILE) have posted the following update:

“Regurgitated Semen Records is waiting for the covers to arrive and shit will finally be released. Expect an aural beating of unmatched brutality. REGURGITATE go for the throat with 3 whirlwind-blasts of bloodpslattered carnage and nihilism while SKULLHOG clobbers and drags themselves through 3 heinous and primitive rituals of blunt object mutilation.

Oh yeah, the equally long awaited SKULLHOG / COFFINS split 7? will see the light of day through No Escape Records in about a month from now, so keep your pants on.”

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Dimmu Borgir Drummer Sidelined With Injury

Due to a recently diagnosed injury, DIMMU BORGIR drummer Hellhammer will be unable to play drums for the band on the remaining festival dates this summer and the upcoming European tour with Amon Amarth and Hatesphere.

Hellhammer's x-ray confirmed a severe neck prolapse causing numbness in his right arm. He will be going into treatment soon and could - quite possibly - undergo corrective surgery.

Taking over drum duties for the upcoming shows will be Tony Laureano (Nile, Angelcorpse, Aurora Borealis), who played for DIMMU BORGIR during the band's North American stint on Ozzfest in 2004 and during festival performances throughout 2005.

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Bile Changes Name To Skullhog

No Escape goregrinders BILE have changed their name to SKULLHOG (logo can be seen here). The Dutch artists have received confusion in the past from sharing the same name with the well known New York industrial band. Further information can be found at the band's official MySpace.

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Bile To Release New Cd & Tour Plans In The Works

BILE are set to "come out" with a new CD at the end of the Summer, the release is also expected to coincide with a tour from the band. More information as we get it.

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