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Kick Axe

Formed: 1976
From: Regina, Canada
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Kick Axe News

Below is our complete Kick Axe 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.

Track Listing Revealed For MDA Charity Album

As was previously announced, the Revolution Music Label will be releasing a compilation album with all profits going to the Muscular Dystrophy Association World Wide. The track listing for the CD is as follows:

1. La Bestia della Rivoluzione dell’Apocalisse - Tommy Vitaly
2. Warriors of Devastation - Shangren
3. Life Unworthy of Life - Warpath
4. Ridin’ with the Devil - Skew Siskin
5. Fear - Angels of NightFall
6. Believe - Mansfield Park
7. Visions and Dreams - Tony Smotherman
8. Dark Crusade - Kick Axe
9. Loved and Lost - Warmachine
10. Everyday - Publik Parking
11. Do or Die - Tension Head
12. East Indian Sun - Agent Cooper
13. Demon Angel - Autumnis

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Kick Axe Announces Canadian 2010 Tour Dates

Canada's Kick Axe has announced the following Janaury 2010 Canadian tour dates:

01/28 - Winnipeg, Manitoba - Silverado's
01/29 - Regina, Saskatchewan - Casino
01/30 - Calgary, Alberta - Deerfoot Casino

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Snake Eyes Seven Signs To Chavis Records

Chavis Records' latest signing is SNAKE EYES SEVEN from Canada. SNAKE EYES SEVEN features Victor Langen (Kick Axe), Daniel Nargang (ex Into Eternity), Cole Stevens and Johnny Bland.

SNAKE EYES SEVEN has just wrapped up in the studio. Packaging will be handled by Orphan X Graphics. The track listing is as follows: Comin' Down, Hell Or High Water, Love For A Moment, Bitter Pill, Be Leaving, Bullets & Booze, Breakdown, Devil With A Rosary, You're To Blame, Photos Of The Dead ** Bonus Track - David & Goliath.

You can hear some of their material on their MySpace page.

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Kick Axe Interview

An interview with Kick Axe bassist, Victor Langen, has been made available at Metal Rules. The interview contains stories about getting pulled off the road by police, touring with Quiet Riot, writing songs for W.A.S.P, and how Rob Halford hand-picked Kick Axe to open the "Defenders of the Faith" tour over Great White. The interview can be read at the following, http://www.metal-rules.com/zine/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=346&Itemid=54

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Kick Axe Announce CD Release Party In Vancouver

Kick Axe will be performing at a release party for their new studio album "Kick Axe IV" at the club Mesa Luna in Vancouver, Canada on Nov. 4th. The party and performance will include a full concert set from Kick Axe as well as performances by guest artists. The Vancouver show will kick off the the band's tour of Western Canada. Tour dates confirmed so far are:

Nov. 04 Vancouver
Nov. 16 Winnipeg
Nov. 17 Regina
Nov. 18 Saskatoon

More to Come...

Buy "Kick Axe IV" here.

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Kick Axe To Release First Album Since 1986

Kick Axe, one of the best and most successful heavy rock bands to burst out of Canada in the 1980s, returns with "Kick Axe IV," their first album of new material in 18 years. "Kick Axe IV" will be released on September 7, 2004, by Song Haus Music.

The band includes vocalist Gary Langen, guitarist Larry Gillstrom, guitarist Raymond Harvey, bassist Victor Langen and drummer Brian Gillstrom. All of the members contribute vocal harmonies.

The 14 songs on "Kick Axe IV" are: "Right Now," "Rockin Daze," "Consolation," "Turn To Stone," "Do You Know," "Who Knows Ya," "Woe," "Time," "Slip Inside My Dream," "Who Says," "Rock N Roll Dog," "Black Heart," "City Lights" and "The Only Ones Here." More...

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