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Below is our complete All Else Fails 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.

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All Else Fails Snags Edmonton Music Award

All Else Fails is proud to announce a win at this year's Edmonton Music Awards in the category of "Metal Recording of The Year." Nominated alongside Death Toll Rising, Dieuponaday, Monarch Sky and Villianizer, vocalist/ guitarist Barrett Klesko from All Else Fail's comments:

"We are humbled and honored to take home the award for Metal Recording of the Year at the Edmonton Music Awards this past week. That we were considered and then chosen from the immense pool of amazing metal artists in this city is nothing short of mind blowing! On top of that we are extremely excited to hit the festival stages of both Tail Creek Mud & Music Fest and Loud as Hell Metal Festival this summer."

You can view the nominees list at this location. In additional news, the band has been confirmed to perform at this year's Tail Creek Mud & Music Festival taking place from June 27th - 29th with headliners Korn, Five Finger Death Punch, Chevelle, Killswitch Engage and more. Full details can be found here.

Along with that fest, AEF have also been confirmed for this year's Loud As Hell Metal Festival taking place from August 29th - September 1st in Drumheller, AB. More...

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All Else Fails Nominated For Edmonton Music Award

After announcing the return of drummer Ryan Biggs last month, All Else Fails is now proud to reveal more great news for 2014, with the band being nominated for "Metal Recording of The Year" at this year's Edmonton Music Awards.

Vocalist/guitarist Barrett Klesko comments: "We are so excited and thankful to have been nominated for an Edmonton Music Award Metal Recording of the Year for our track 'AntiMartyr' from 'Fucktropolis.' Big congrats to our friends who also got nominations as well at the awards (Death Toll Rising, Russ Dawson, and Thrill House). We are really proud of this recording and thank everyone that had a part in making it happen."

The full nomination list is available at this location, and the nominees for "Metal Recording Of The Year" are:

All Else Fails “AntiMartyr”
Death Toll Rising “Malice Incarnate”
Dieuponaday “Enlighten”
Monarch Sky “Circles”
Villainizer “Twin Tower Two-Step” More...

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All Else Fails Announces Return Of Drummer

In a statement posted on the band's Facebook page, All Else Fails has announced the return of drummer Ryan Biggs, who was with the band during 2010 along with being a touring member through 2011 and 2012. The band comments:

"I won't go into the boring details about whats been up the last couple of months, but the short version is that we are really excited to have Ryan Biggs back behind the drums for us! This seems like a suitable time to share this previously unreleased episode of Breaking Acclaim below!"

The band was scheduled to perform on February 1st at Studio Music Foundation in Edmonton but due to scheduling conflict are now unable to take the stage. The band will be performing in Drumheller, AB on March 1st at the Whiskey Lounge & Night Club w/ Maimed Wolf plus on April 26th at The Vat in Red Deer, AB with Ninjaspy.

All Else Fails released latest EP "Fucktropolis" on Suicidal Bride Records this past summer, and recently released a music video for "A Most Unwanted Reprieve." More...

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All Else Fails Releases New Music Video

Releasing latest EP "Fucktropolis" on Suicidal Bride Records this past summer, Edmonton, AB's All Else Fails is bringing the year to an end with the premiere of aa new music video for "A Most Unwanted Reprieve."

Check out the new video clip below. All Else Fails vocalist / guitarist and video director Barrett Klesko also comments:

"This new video is different for us because it's all live footage filmed during our set at Loud as Hell Metal Fest in Drumheller, AB last summer and obviously the fans played a big part in how it came out. We are also debuting our new VEVO channel with this one. We'd like to wish all our fans a Merry Fucking Christmas from All Else Fails!"

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"Happy Metal Annihilation Vol. 3" Available Online

Asher Media Relations, a PR company based in Montreal that has been helping bands get heard and read about in rock and metal media for over half a decade, is proud to unleash its latest holiday sampler "Happy Metal Annihilation Vol. 3."

The sampler is a free download, which features 23 tracks from the artists AMR has worked with during 2013. You can download the tracks here or stream them below. Publicist and founder Jon Asher comments:

"We like to thank all the media outlets for all their support they have given us to help promote these artists! You have been instrumental in giving our artists exposure through interviews, reviews, radio play and then some! Thank you for also being so welcoming to Cara Ashbey, the Asher Media Intern, and hope you enjoy the music from these bands, that we've had the pleasure to work with over this past year."

The track listing is as follows:

1. Chariots of The Gods - Starborn 03:24
2. Edge of Attack - In Hell 04:36
3. Chosen - Engines of Belief 05:30
4. BornBroken - Control 03:50
5. The In & Outs - There We Go 02:35
6. Fatality - Thoughts Collide 05:10
7. Sanktuary - Midnite Mass 05:29
8. Final Trigger - Face It 03:17
9. The Rabid Whole - Future 03:56
10. Breached - Left Behind 04:06
11. Arcane Saints - Your Ocean 03:22
12. All Else Fails - Anti Martyr 05:49
13. Where Giants Once Stood - The Heavens Tremble 03:35
14. Until Dawn - This Fallen Fortress 03:19
15. Dissension - Of Time & Chronic Disease 07:00
16. Unbeing - Versus 10 Behemoth 06:26
17. Insurrection - Checkmate 04:59
18. Death Toll Rising - Infection Legacy 05:40
19. Tribune - Insectoid 04:50
20. Psychostick - Obey The Beard 03:59
21. Trainwreck Architect - As Killers Breathe (ft. Guitar Solo by Jeff Waters of Annihilator) 04:31
22. Lucid Skies - Shotgun Mouthwash 02:43
23. Xul - Battlestorm 04:27 More...

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All Else Fails Releases Music Video

Edmonton, AB's All Else Fails has unleashed a new music video for the "Better Left Undead" single taken from the band's forthcoming EP "Fucktropolis," which is set to be released on Suicidal Bride Records on July 30th, 2013. Check out the video clip below. The EP's track listing is:

1. AntiMartyr
2. Better Left Undead
3. La Demencia Violenta
4. Obedience At The Altar of Sacrifice
5. A Most Unwanted Reprieve

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All Else Fails Offering Single For Download

Edmonton, AB's All Else Fails is offering a free download of the "Better Left Undead" single, taken from the band's forthcoming EP "Fucktropolis," set to be unleashed on Suicidal Bride Records on July 30th, 2013.

You can can download the track via SoundCloud or stream the song below. The "Fucktropolis" track listing is as follows:

1. AntiMartyr
2. Better Left Undead
3. La Demencia Violenta
4. Obedience At The Altar of Sacrifice
5. A Most Unwanted Reprieve More...

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All Else Fails Posts New Single Online

July 30th, 2013 will mark the release of All Else Fails’ "Fucktropolis," due out via Suicidal Bride Records. This five track EP will be the band’s 4th release, and now a new single from the release is available online. Check out "Better Left Undead" in the player below. The EP's track listing is as follows:

1. AntiMartyr
2. Better Left Undead
3. La Demencia Violenta
4. Obedience At The Altar of Sacrifice
5. A Most Unwanted Reprieve More...

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All Else Fails Reveals New EP

July 30th, 2013 marks the date of All Else Fails' new release "Fucktropolis," which will be unleashed via Suicidal Bride Records. Vocalist / guitarist Barrett Klesko comments on the EP:

"I'm proud to say that we have never made the same album twice, and this is no exception, easily our heaviest effort to date. This album is not only much heavier, but also much more sonically diverse. It's extremely angry, but it has this grave, dark, beauty to it as well.”

1. AntiMartyr
2. Better Left Undead
3. La Demencia Violenta
4. Obedience At The Altar of Sacrifice
5. A Most Unwanted Reprieve

You can also catch the band live:

July 1 - St. Albert City Hall - St. Albert, AB (St. Albert's Canada Day Youth Event - Outdoors)
July 20 - Starlite Room - Edmonton, AB - Fucktropolis CD Release Party
Aug 24 - Loud As Hell Festival - Drumheller, AB More...

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Loud As Hell Festival Lineup Announced

CCE productions, We Party Productions, and Jurassic Ink are proud to announce the return of this year's 2013 Loud As Hell Heavy Metal Festival in Drumheller, Alberta at the Dinosaur Downs Stampede Grounds.

With three days of face melting metal from August 23rd - 25th in the heart of the Canadian badlands, the show will feature 3 Inches of Blood, Into Eternity, Divinity, and All Else Fails among many more. The lineup is as follows: More...

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All Else Fails Drummer Thanks Fans With Ass Tattoo

Edmonton's mischievous metallers All Else Fails gave fans a mission last month asking them to help reach 10,000 likes on Facebook, and in return drummer Shane Tym would get his ass tattooed.

The call was answered and the mission was accomplished as fans rushed and shared AEF's fan page around the web like wild fire. Just a few days after reaching that 10,000 mark, Tym had bassist Seedy Mitchell's face tattooed to his right cheek. Video of the event, complete with every ass pun possible, is available below.

In additional news, AEF recently released a music video for "This Burden of Life," which can be viewed right here. More...

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Asher Media Offering Free Sampler

Asher Media Relations, which represents some of Canada's best up and coming metal talents, is proud to offer a holiday sampler to fans near and far to head bang their season greetings.

Featuring nineteen tracks of AMR's 2012 roster, the sampler showcases metal genres ranging from brutal death, thrash, power, prog to folk, and a taste of some heavy rock. Download the sampler for free via Bandcamp here or listen in the player below. The track listing is as follows:

1. Titans Eve - Destined To Die 03:08
2. Adrenechrome - Titans Fall 03:18
3. Chariots of The Gods - Tides of War 03:20
4. Auroch - From Forgotten Worlds 04:35
5. Tribune - The Succubus 03:14
6. Mortor - Under The Flag 03:00
7. Psychostick - Jolly Old Sadist 03:24
8. Dark Century - Kill The Crowd 03:55
9. XUL - Mastication of Putrescent Empyrean Remains 05:14
10. Odium - No Way Out 04:18
11. Vesperia - Pints Held High 04:21
12. Scythia - Sailor's Accolade 03:19
13. Edge of Attack - Forever 03:46
14. All Else Fails - This Burden of Life 05:13
15. The Rabid Whole - Future 03:56
16. Arcane Saints - Never Say Die 04:07
17. Project Mars - Hey! 03:07
18. New Jacobin Club - My Smile 02:36
19. The In & Outs - Sleepy Sheep 03:35 More...

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All Else Fails Posts New Music Video

Edmonton's mischievous metallers All Else Fails are proud to premiere their latest music video "This Burden of Life" on BlankTV. The single is from the band's award nominated album "The Oracle: What Was, Is and Could Have Been" and was directed by AEF's vocalist / guitarist Barrett Klesko with his production company FadeBack Studio United.

Check out the clip below. You can also catch All Else Fails live on the following dates:

November 1, 2012 - The Pawn Shop - Edmonton, AB w/ Endast, These Colors Don't Run, Submerge
November 3, 2012 - The Blind Beggar - Calgary, AB - Blankfest Calgary
November 10, 2012 - The Vat - Red Deer, AB - w/ Protest The Hero, Ninjaspy More...

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All Else Fails Announces Upcoming Live Shows

Edmonton's mischievous metallers All Else Fails are proud to announce they will be supporting West coast punkers Dayglo Abortions, Montreal's colossal Endast, Canadian prog metal giants Protest The Hero, and ska/metal/funk blenders Ninjaspy as they all tour through AEF's home province of Alberta.

Details on the run of shows are as follows:

Sept 21, 2012 - The Studio Music Foundation - Edmonton, AB w/ Weapons of Mass Distraction and The Dayglo Abortions
November 1, 2012 - The Pawn Shop - Edmonton, AB w/ Endast, These Colors Don't Run, Submerge, Tyrant
November 10, 2012 - The Vat - Red Deer, AB - w/ Protest The Hero, Ninjaspy

In additional news, All Else Fails released Episode 4, "Working For A Living," from the webisode series Breaking Acclaim, which is now streaming right here.

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All Else Fails Posts New Breaking Acclaim Episode

Episode 2 of Breaking Acclaim, the new web show from All Else Fails, is now streaming through Blank TV. Check out the video clip below. Breaking Acclaim is a spinoff of the band's first web series "Studio Space," where the AEF chronicled studio and tour adventures for fans. You can also watch the previously posted first episode in the series at this location.

In additional news, All Else Fails announced new drummer Shane Tym to line up after the departure of Tom Wolf. “I’m super pumped to be a part of such a wicked band with such great (and kinda weird) dudes, and am really looking forward to creating some sexy sexy music together!’ says new drummer Shane Tym. More...

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All Else Fails Recruits New Drummer

Edmonton, AB based metallers All Else Fails are proud to announce the addition of new drummer Shane Tym to their lineup after the departure of Tom Wolf. Tym, who has been drumming for the last 15 years and was born in Edmonton but grew up in Chilliwack, BC and has played in multiple bands, will be making his AEF debut at this year's Normfest in Fishing Lake, AB on August 4th.

"I'm super pumped to be a part of such a wicked band with such great (and kinda weird) dudes, and am really looking forward to creating some sexy sexy music together!" says new drummer Shane Tym.

AEF vocalist/ guitarist Barrett Klesko also comments: "Over the past couple of years we have tried out a handful of drummers, and though we have had some great times with some fantastic musicians, we have yet to find a really good fit for the project. Until now! We are excited to announce that Shane Tym of Edmonton will be filling the spot. He is a fantastic drummer who is an excellent fit for All Else Fails. You will be able to hear him on our next album, which we are already in the process of writing."

All Else Fails unleashed latest album "The Oracle, What Was, Is And Could Have Been" on Suicidal Bride Records last year and has been touring strong across Canada since its release. The band will now hit the studio for a follow-up.

In additional news, the band has launched a new web series called "Breaking Acclaim" that features AEF's satirical sense of humour along with road side antics. To view, episode 1 titled "Kanye West Is Still A Giant Douche," click here.

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All Else Fails Launches New Web Series

Since 2007, Edmonton, AB based metallers All Else Fails have been unleashing a web series called "Studio Space," where the band chronicled studio and tour adventures for fans.

Now in 2012, as All Else Fails posted the series finale this past March, the band is now launching a new series called "Breaking Acclaim" that features AEF's satirical sense of humour along with road side antics.

Check out the first episode, titled "Kanye West Is Still A Giant Douche," in the player below. You can also watch the band's previously posted "Obsidian Walls" music video at this location. More...

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All Else Fails Posts Tour Update

Edmonton, AB based metallers All Else Fails, whom are in the midst of their Western Canadian "Hell and High Water" tour in promotion of award nominated album "The Oracle: What Was, Is And Could Have Been," have put their hands together, literally, to give their fans a video update from the road. Check out the clip below.

All Else Fails recently released a music video for "Obsidian Walls," directed by vocalist/guitarist Barrett Klesko, which is available here. The band's upcoming live shows are as follows:

May 11, 2012 - The Cambie - Nanaimo, BC w/ Dead Eyes Open, Body Politic
May 12, 2012 - The Riverfront - Grindrod, BC w/ Cast Into Ashes, Odinfist, Scythia More...

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All Else Fails Announces New Tour Dates

Edmonton, AB based metallers All Else Fails, who released "The Oracle: What Was, Is, and Could Have Been" on Suicidal Bride Records last August, have announced they will be trekking through the province of British Columbia for the month of May on the "Hell and High Water" tour. The dates for the trek can be found below.

The band's new music video for "Obsidian Walls," directed by vocalist/guitarist Barrett Klesko, can also be viewed at this location.

May 3, 2012 - TBA
May 4, 2012 - Tunnel Night Club - Vancouver, BC w/ Quartered, Stella, Inside It Failed
May 5, 2012 - TBA - Vancouver Island, BC w/ Dead Eyes Open, Synapse,
May 6, 2012 - TBA
May 10, 2012 - Logan's Pub - Victoria, BC w/ Synapse, Two Years and Counting
May 11, 2012 - The Cambie - Nanaimo, BC w/ Dead Eyes Open, Body Politic
May 12, 2012 - The Riverfront - Grindrod, BC w/ Cast Into Ashes, Odinfist, Scythia

You can find the Facebook event page for the "Hell and High Water" tour here.

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All Else Fails Releases New Video

Edmonton, Alberta's All Else Fails released the group's latest album of aural attack, "The Oracle: What Was, Is, and Could Have Been," on August 19th, 2011 through Suicidal Bride Records. The 13-track disc was recently nominated "Best Metal Album of The Year" at this year's upcoming Edmonton Music Awards.

Now, in an exclusive world premiere by PureGrain TV, the band showcases the new music video "Obsidian Walls" directed by AEF vocalist / guitarist Barrett Klesko, who also runs the video production company FadeBack Studios United. You can check out the video below.

"Obsidian Walls" tells a chilling tale of violence, betrayal, and impending global disaster. All Else Fails will also be touring Western Canada in May with details to be announced soon. More...

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