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The Banner

Formed: 1999
From: NJ, United States
Last Known Status: Regrouped

Latest The Banner News

Below is our complete The Banner 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.

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Demiricous Recruit Ex-Godbelow Drummer

Demiricous has announced Mike Rafferty as the touring drummer for the band. This will be a trial before making him the permanent band member. He has previously drummed for Godbelow and Brand New Sin. He has also recently done drum teching for Trivium. He's a killer guy and a killer drummer. The band is very happy so far. His first show with the band will be the CD release show.

After their release show, the band plan to hit the road. Demiricous will be touring with Himsa, Still Remains, and more. Tour dates are as follows:

1/24 Emerson Theater – Indianapolis, IN (CD release)

w/ Himsa, Ringworm, The Banner:
2/14 Ten Bells – Grand Rapids, MI
2/15 Alvin's – Detroit, MI
2/16 Forward Hall – Erie, PA

w/ Still Remains
3/20–5/06 dates forthcoming

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The Banner and Nodes Of Ranvier US Tour Dates

The Banner and Nodes Of Ranvier will hit the road together in December. Here are the tour dates:

12/1 Grand Rapids, MI @ Ten Bells Nightclub
12/2 Shamokin, PA @ The Capitol
12/3 Utica , NY @ Utica Resonance Center
12/4 Portland, ME @ The Station
12/6 Providence, RI @ The Living Room
12/7 Philadelphia, PA @ The Syndicate
12/8 Virginia Beach, VA @ Sweet Caroline's
12/10 Marietta, GA @ Swayze's
12/11 Orlando, FL @ The Back Booth
12/12 Jacksonville, FL @ Thee Imperial
12/13 Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum
12/14 W. Palm Beach, FL @ Ray's Downtown
12/15 Tallahassee, FL @ Big Daddy's
12/16 Memphis, TN @ The Complex
12/17 Lexington , KY @ Club Revolutions

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With Honor, Walls Of Jericho Tour Dates

Dates have been announced for the upcoming With Honor, Walls Of Jericho, Modern Life Is War, and The Banner tour. The tour dates are as follows:

10/29 Bucksport, ME @ the Kave
10/30 Quebec City, QC @ L'Anti
10/31 Montreal, QC @ Cafe L'Conditionnel
11/2 Hamilton, ON @ Underground
11/3 Erie, PA @ Forward Hall
11/4 Detroit, MI @ Alvin‘S
11/5 Arlington Heights, IL @ Knights of Columbus
11/7 Memphis, TN @ Complex
11/8 Tallahassee, FL @ Big Daddy'S
11/9 W. Palm Beach, FL @ Ray’S Downtown
11/10 Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
11/11 Jacksonville, FL @ Thee Imperial
11/13 Atlanta, GA @ MJQ Concourse

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Unearth, Chimaira, God Forbid Play "Mini Hellfest"

Because Hellfest was cancelled this year in New Jersey, Unearth has announced on their website that they played last night (Aug 18) at the Starland Ballroom with Chimaira, God Forbid, Madball, Nora, Six Feet Under, the Banner and If Hope Dies.

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Hellfest 2005 Schedule Released

The entire schedule for Hellfest has finally been released. HELLFEST 2K5 takes place on August 19-21 at the Sovereign Bank Arena in Trenton, New Jersey. Tickets are available at hellfest.com or you can purchase tickets at the Sovereign Bank Arena box office or charge by phone at 1-888-SBA-TIXX or online at sovereignbankarena.com.

The complete schedule follows, including stages, times and bands playing: More...

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Cannae Set Date For New Album

Cannae have set an August 09th release date through Prosthetic for their new album "Gold Becomes Sacrifice". In other news, the band will be touring with Embrace Today, Since The Flood, The Red Death and The Banner beginning next month, dates include:

July 22nd Brockton, MA - Romans
July 23rd Bucksport, ME - The Kave
July 25th Fredericksburg, VA - KC's
July 27th Columbia, SC - New Brookland Tavern
July 29th New Orleans, LA - Cypress Hall
July 30th Tulsa, OK - Pinkeye
August 01st Corpus Christi, TX - House of Rock
August 02nd San Antonio, TX - The Sanctuary
August 03rd El Paso, TX - The House of Rock and Roll
August 04th Phoenix, AZ - The Phix Gallery
August 05th Tijuana, MEX - Voodoo
August 06th Corona, CA - Showcase Theatre
August 07th San Francisco, CA - The Pound
August 08th Reno, NV - Liquid Lounge
August 09th Salt Lake City, UT - The Murray Theatre
August 11th Kansas City, MO - El Torreon
August 12th St. Louis, MO - Creepy Crawl
August 13th Hammond, IN - Hammond FOP Lounge
August 14th Grand Rapids, MI - Ten Bells
August 15th Detroit, MI - Alvins
August 17th Binghamton, NY - American Legion
August 18th Albany, NY - Valentines

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The Banner Sign With Ferret Music

New Jersey hardcore band The Banner have signed with Ferret Music. The group has previously released material with Blackout! Records and War Machine Records. You can download a song from their split release with Dead Wrong. The group will enter the studio later this year to record their Ferret debut.

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