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Latest Earth News

Below is our complete Earth 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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Earth Updates Tour Schedule

Earth, which is about to embark on tour dates in support of the "Angels Of Darkness, Demons Of Light 1" album throughout the Midwest and East Coast US in two weeks, has just confirmed a new full set of West Coast dates for the Summer months as well.

The new dates will see the band headlining shows in Oregon, California, and Washington, with direct support from Angelo Spencer et Les Hauts Sommets on all dates, and will also include special guests including Wyrd Visions, Whirr and Tiny Vipers on several shows. The band's upcoming live shows are listed below.

Midwest/East Coast American Tour:
6/08/2011 Mayne Stage - Chicago, IL w/ Ô Paon
6/09/2011 Mad Planet - Milwaukee, WI w/ Ô Paon
6/10/2011 Magic Stick - Detroit, MI w/ Ô Paon, Isosceles Mountain
6/11/2011 The Strutt - Kalamazoo, MI w/ Ô Paon
6/12/2011 Grog Shop - Cleveland, OH w/ Ô Paon
6/13/2011 Johnny Brenda's - Philadelphia, PA w/ Ô Paon
6/14/2011 Wadsworth Atheneum - Hartford, CT w/ Ô Paon
6/15/2011 Middle East Downstairs - Boston, MA w/ Ô Paon
6/16/2011 Le Poisson Rouge - New York City, NY w/ Ô Paon
6/17/2011 Ottobar - Baltimore, MD w/ Ô Paon
6/18/2011 Braddock Carnegie Library - Braddock, PA w/ Ô Paon
6/19/2011 The Historic Southgate House - Newport, KY w/ Ô Paon More...

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Earth Updates Tour Schedule

Following the recent release of the band's latest mammoth full-length, "Angels Of Darkness, Demons Of Light 1," Earth has now confirmed new U.S. and European tour dates in support of the album. The upcoming Earth tour dates are as follows:

Aural Fest @ Festival de Mexico:
3/19/2011 Lunario Paseo de la Reforma - Mexico City w/ the Melvins

European Tour w/ Sabbath Assembly:
4/01/2011 Brudenell Social Club - Leeds, England
4/02/2011 Islington Mill - Manchester, England
4/03/2011 Hare & Hounds - Birmingham, England
4/04/2011 The Cluny - Newcastle, England
4/05/2011 Stereo - Glasgow, Scotland
4/07/2011 Auntie Annies Porterhouse - Belfast, Ireland
4/08/2011 Button Factory/Crawdaddy - Dublin, Ireland
4/09/2011 Cyprus Avenue - Cork, Ireland
4/11/2011 Millennium Music Hall 2 - Cardiff, England
4/12/2011 Scala - London, England
4/13/2011 La Maroquinerie - Paris, France
4/14/2011 Sugar Factory - Amsterdam, Holland
4/15/2011 Roadburn Festival - Tilburg, Holland
4/17/2011 Inkonst - Malmo, Sweden
4/18/2011 Nefertiti - Gothenburg, Sweden
4/19/2011 Bla/John Dee - Oslo, Norway
4/20/2011 Strand - Stockholm, Sweden
4/21/2011 Tavastia - Helsinki, Finland
4/22/2011 Friction Festival - Berlin, Germany
4/23/2011 Dude Fest - Karlsruhe, Germany
4/24/2011 Impetus Festival - Lausanne, Switzerland
4/26/2011 Spazio 211 - Torino, Italy
4/27/2011 Init Club - Rome, Italy
4/28/2011 Locomotiv - Bologna, Italy
4/29/2011 Unwound - Padova, Italy
4/30/2011 MC Velenje - Velenje, Slovenia
5/01/2011 Arena - Vienna, Austria
5/02/2011 Feierwerk - Munich, Germany
5/03/2011 Beatpol - Dresden, Germany
5/04/2011 Gebaeude9 - Koln, Germany
5/05/2011 Stadsschouwburg - Brugge, Holland

Midwest/East Coast American Tour:
6/08/2011 Mayne Stage - Chicago, IL w/ Ô Paon
6/09/2011 Mad Planet - Milwaukee, WI w/ Ô Paon
6/10/2011 Magic Stick - Detroit, MI w/ Ô Paon
6/11/2011 The Strut - Kalamazoo, MI w/ Ô Paon
6/12/2011 Grog Shop - Cleveland, OH w/ Ô Paon
6/13/2011 Johnny Brendas - Philadelphia, PA w/ Ô Paon
6/14/2011 Wadsworth Theatre - New Haven, CT w/ Ô Paon
6/15/2011 Middle East Downstairs - Boston, MA w/ Ô Paon
6/16/2011 Le Poisson Rouge - New York City, NY w/ Ô Paon
6/17/2011 Ottobar - Baltimore, MD w/ Ô Paon
6/18/2011 *TBA - Pittsburgh, PA w/ Ô Paon
6/19/2011 Southgate House - Newport, KY w/ Ô Paon

ATP Fest, curated by Portishead
10/02/2011 I'll Be Your Mirror, curated by Portishead & ATP - Asbury Park, NJ

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Earth To Tour The United States

Earth has revealed the dates for its forthcoming headline tour. The tour will consist of mostly easter-United States stops and will run as follows;

06/08 Chicago, IL – Mayne Stage
06/09 Milwaukee, WI – Mad Planet
06/10 Detroit, MI – Magic Stick
06/11 Kalamazoo, MI – The Strut
06/12 Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop
06/13 Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brendas
06/14 New Haven, CT – Wadsworth Theatre
06/15 Boston, MA – Middle East
06/16 New York City, NY – Le Poisson Rouge
06/17 Baltimore, MD – Ottobar
06/18 Pittsburgh, PA – TBA
06/19 Newport, KY – Southgate House

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Earth Streaming Entire New Album Online

"Angels Of Darkness, Demons Of Light 1," the latest album from Earth, is now streaming in its entirety through NPR. Click here to check out the whole album, where it will stream for free until February 7th.

The new album is set for release on February 22nd through Southern Lord Recordings. Earth has also announced an official hometown record release show for "Angels Of Darkness, Demons Of Light 1," which is scheduled for March 3rd at The Tractor Tavern in Seattle.

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Earth Completes Work On New Album

Earth has completed work on the band's upcoming full-length album "Angels Of Darkness, Demons Of Light 1," which will be released via Southern Lord Recordings in February, 2011. Joining founding guitarist and band front man Dylan Carlson and percussionist Adrienne Davies, the album lineup this time around also includes cellist Lori Goldston (Nirvana, David Byrne, Black Cat Orchestra, Laura Veirs) and Karl Blau (K Records, Laura Veirs, Microphones) on electric bass. The album was recorded in Seattle's Avast Studios in April and July of 2010.

The cover artwork can be viewed at this location, and the track listing is as follows:

1. Old Black
2. Father Midnight
3. Descent To The Zenith
4. Hell’s Winter
5. Angels Of Darkness, Demons Of Light 1

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Sunn O))) Announces First Bands For Roadburn

Legendary doom pioneers WINTER, along with EARTH, SCORN, BEAVER, ALUK TODOLO, MENACE RUINE, HOODED MENACE, THE SECRET and Atilla Csihar’s VOID OV VOICES, have been confirmed for SUNN O)))’s curated event at Roadburn Festival 2011, set for April 15th at the 013 venue in Tilburg, Holland.

As curator, SUNN O))) (Greg Anderson and Stephen O’Malley) are personally selecting the bands that will play during their special event, as well as performing a headlining show. SUNN O))) is Roadburn’s fourth curator, following David Tibet in 2008, Neurosis in
2009 and Triptykon’s Tom Gabriel Warrior at this year’s festival in April.

SUNN O))) comments: “SUNN O))) is honored to present the first part of our guests for the curated day at Roadburn, April 15th 2011. They represent a broad range of bands we are fans of, and in many cases some of our closest friends and collaborators. We hope you appreciate the selection, and look forward to announcing more of our selection and allies…”

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Wolves In The Throne Room Announces World Tour

Wolves In The Throne Room has announced headlining European tour dates beginning in May. Their complete tour schedule is as follows:

with EARTH, LORI GOLDSTON:

4/14/2010 The Oak Street Speakeasy - Eugene, OR
4/15/2010 Noctrum - Eureka, CA
4/16/2010 Slim's - San Francisco, CA
4/17/2010 Brookdale Lodge - Santa Cruz, CA
4/19/2010 Ché Café - San Diego, CA
4/20/2010 The EchoPlex - Los Angeles, CA
4/22/2010 Rotture - Portland, OR
4/23/2010 Neumo's - Seattle, WA
4/24/2010 Capitol Theatre - Olympia, WA w/ Mount Eerie, Ô Paon?

Wolves In The Throne Room Headlining European Tour:

5/01/2010 Ragnarok Festival - Rieden, Germany
5/05/2010 K4 - Nurnberg, Germany
5/06/2010 Matrix Club - Prague, Czech Republic
5/07/2010 Friction Festival - Berlin, Germany
5/08/2010 Beatpol - Dresden, Germany
5/10/2010 Durer Kert - Budapest, Hungary
5/11/2010 Channel Zero - Ljubljana, Slovenia
5/12/2010 Szene - Vienna, Austria
5/13/2010 Neudegg Alm - Abtenau, Austria
5/14/2010 Rock Planet - Pinarella di Cervia, Italy
5/15/2010 Koko Club - Castelletto Cervo, Italy
5/16/2010 Le Kab - Geneva, Switzerland
5/17/2010 Jubez - Karlsruhe, France
5/18/2010 Glazart - Paris, France
5/19/2010 AB Club - Brussels, Belgium
5/20/2010 The Fighting Cocks - Kingston, England
5/21/2010 Engine Rooms - Brighton, England
5/22/2010 Hare And Hounds - Birmingham, England
5/23/2010 Islington Mill - Manchester, England
5/24/2010 The Underworld - London, England
5/25/2010 The Croft - Bristol, England
5/27/2010 Trix - Antwerp, Belgium
5/28/2010 Lakei - Helmond, Netherlands
5/29/2010 Tivoli - Utrecht, Netherlands
5/30/2010 Gleis22 - Munster, Germany
5/31/2010 Hafenklang - Hamburg, Germany
6/01/2010 Loppen - Copenhagen, Denmark
6/02/2010 Sticky Fingers - Goteborg, Sweden
6/03/2010 Garage - Oslo, Norway

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Wolves In The Throne Room Announces U.S. Tour

Earth have joined up with label mates Wolves in the Throne Room for a week-and-a-half long West Coast tour this April. The string of dates will also include opening support from instrumentalist Cello performer Lori Goldston, who will also be part of Earth's live lineup for the tour.

The currently confirmed dates are as follows:

4/14/2010 The Oak Street Speakeasy - Eugene, OR
4/15/2010 Noctrum - Eureka, CA
4/16/2010 Slim's - San Francisco, CA
4/17/2010 Brookdale Lodge - Santa Cruz, CA
4/19/2010 Ché Café - San Diego, CA
4/20/2010 The EchoPlex - Los Angeles, CA
4/22/2010 Rotture - Portland, OR
4/23/2010 Neumo's - Seattle, WA
4/24/2010 Capital Theatre - Olympia, WA with special guests Mount Eerie and Ô Paon

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Sunn O))) Announces West Coast Tour Dates

SUNN O))) has unveiled more US tour dates in support of their latest opus, "Monoliths & Dimensions."

Following their previously announced Midwestern US tour beginning next week, the band will devastate the West Coast this August. The tour kicks off in Seattle where SUNN O))) will headline two Southern Lord label showcase events. The first night will be as a duo performing the the Shoshin/GrimmRobe Demos in its entirety. They will be joined by labelmates The Accüsed (this show serving as a record release show for the Accüsed album "The Curse of Martha Splatterhead"). An encore Seattle performance follows the next night, this time alongside Southern Lord brethren Earth, Pelican and Eagle Twin. SUNN O))) then surges south along the coast through California and into Utah and Colorado alongside labelmates Eagle Twin and The Accüsed.

Here are the latest Sunn O))) "Monoliths & Dimensions" West Coast tour dates:

8/05/2009 Neumo’s - Seattle, WA w/ The Accüsed (record release show!), Trap Them, Black Breath
8/06/2009 Neumo's - Seattle, WA w/ Earth, Pelican, Eagle Twin
8/08/2009 Independent - San Francisco, CA w/ the Accüsed, Eagle Twin
8/09/2009 Historic Brookdale Lodge - Brookdale, CA w/ the Accüsed, Eagle Twin
8/11/2009 Center for Arts, Eagle Rock - Los Angeles, CA w/ the Accüsed, Eagle Twin
8/13/2009 Bluebird Theatre - Denver, CO w/ the Accüsed, Eagle Twin
8/14/2009 Avalon Theatre - Salt Lake City, UT w/ the Accüsed, Eagle Twin

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Australian's Rock Out Festival Postponed

Australia's recently announced Rock Out Festival has been postponed until later this year. Here's the update from the organizers:

“MTD4 and Blade Promotions after consultation with the venues and major stakeholders including the International Artists, have decided that it is in the best interest of all parties concerned to postpone the event to Sept/Oct this year.

"The new dates will be advised as soon as possible.

"We anticipate announcing additional headline bands to join those previously listed as the postponement allows us to restore the event to our original concept including multiple stages, all ages ticketing and camping at all sites.

"We apologise if this postponement causes any inconvenience to those that have already purchased tickets to our event and encourage them to contact us directly - contact@rockoutfestivals.com.au"

The original festival dates that have been postponed are:

10th–12th April - Queensland Raceway, Ipswich, QLD
17th–19th April - Eastern Creek Raceway, NSW
24th–26th April - Calder Park Raceway, VIC

The bands slated to perform included: More...

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Twisted Sister, Rose Tattoo Added to Rockout Fest

American glam rockers Twisted Sister have been announced as the new headliner for the Australian east coast’s Rockout Festival, that will be hitting up Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne in April. Also recently added to the line-up includes Rose Tattoo, Black Majesty and Five Star Prison Cell. More acts will be added in the weeks leading up to the festival.

Tickets are on sale now to the general public at Ticketek. For information on tickets and locations, visit rockoutfestivals.com.au.

Here are the festival dates:

10th–12th April - Queensland Raceway, Ipswich, QLD
17th–19th April - Eastern Creek Raceway, NSW
24th–26th April - Calder Park Raceway, VIC

The lineup so far is as follows: More...

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Earth Announces Northwest and European Tour Dates

Earth has announced an extensive European tour spanning March and April. Here are the latest tour dates:

European Dates:
Thu 26/3 Nl Amsterdam Paradiso
Fri 27/3 Be Leuven Stuk
Sat 28/3 Fr Nantes Olympic
Sun 29/3 Fr Poitiers Le Confort Moderne
Mon 30/3 Es Bilbao El Balcon De La Lola
Tue 31/3 Pt Porto Passos Manuel
Wed 1/4 Es Madrid Caracol
Thu 2/4 Es Barcelona La[2]
Fri 3/4 Fr Lyon (Feyzin) L’Epicerie Moderne
Sat 4/4 Fr Paris Glaz’Art
Sun 5/4 Be Kortrijk Sonic City
Mon 6/4 De Hamburg Molotow Club
Tue 7/4 Day Off
Wed 8/4 No Oslo Inferno Festival
Thu 9/4 Se Stockholm Strand
Fri 10/4 Day Off
Sat 11/4 De Berlin Prater
Sun 12/4 De Leipzig Ut Connewitz
Mon 13/4 De Munich Feierwerk
Tue 14/4 De Stuttgart Club Schocken
Wed 15/4 De Koln Gebaude 9 More...

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Earth Announces US Tour Dates

Seattle's Earth have announced the following tour dates:

10/10 - Poughkeepsie, NY - BARD College
10/11 - Providence, RI - Brown University
10/12 - Portland, ME - Time Of Rivers Festival
10/13 - Boston, MA - Great Scott
10/14 - Brooklyn, NY - Union Pool
10/15 - Allentown, PA - The Sterling Hotel
10/16 - Philadelphia, PA - First Unitarian Church (Sanctuary) w/ Sunn 0))) and Thou
10/17 - New York, NY - Columbia University
10/18 - New Haven, CT - Wesleyan University
10/19 - New York, NY - Knitting Factory

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Kruger Confirmed For Dour Festival

After hitting the Roaburn Festival and the fierce Hellfest in June, KRUGER has been confirmed for the 20th edition of the DOUR FESTIVAL (www.dourfestival.be), on July 20th. Kruger will play alongside band such as Earth, Chrome Hoof, Tortoise, Heavy Trash, Madrugada, Lofofora, Gogol Bordello, Subtle and more.

The band has recently foung a replacement for their departed bassist, who will be announced soon, as well as a tour across France, UK and Benelux in October.

KRUGER released their acclaimed third album, "Redemption Through Looseness," on Listenable last year.

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Earth Announce Eastern US Tour Dates

Upon returning from more than a month touring Europe on their new album "The Bees Made Honey In The Lion's Skull," Seattle's masters of Americana-style drone Earth begin waves of US touring. More dates will be announced over the coming months as the band confirms more regional touring.

Current tour dates are as follows:

04/25/2008 Bottom Lounge - Chicago, IL w/Helen Money
04/26/2008 Wexner Center for the Arts - Columbus, OH w/Sword Heaven
04/27/2008 The Dame - Lexington, KY
04/28/2008 *TBA - Nashville, TN
04/29/2008 Bottletree - Birmingham, AL w/Fur Elise, Liz Durrett
04/30/2008 The Earl - Atlanta, GA w/Fur Elise, Liz Durrett
05/01/2008 Calendonia - Athens, GA w/Fur Elise, Liz Durrett
05/02/2008 Rocket Club - Asheville, NC
05/03/2008 Downtown Events Center - Raleigh, NC
05/04/2008 Rock and Roll Hotel - Washington, DC w/Kayo Dot
05/05/2008 Johnny Brenda’s - Philadelphia, PA w/Kayo Dot
05/06/2008 Knitting Factory - New York, NY w/Kayo Dot

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Ascend Announce New Release

ASCEND is a new collaborative musical project between Gentry Densley (Iceburn, Eagle Twin) and Greg Anderson (sunn 0))), Goatsnake, Engine Kid). Both have been making music that has crossed paths several times in the last 19 years, the most notable being during the 90s when Anderson's band Engine Kid toured with and shared a split album with Densely’s band Iceburn. During that time both were heavily experimenting with the fusion of jazz (Mahavishnu Orchestra, Miles Davis, John Coltrane) and the dark behemoth tones of influences such as The Melvins, Gore, Slint, and Caspar Brotzman.

Hitting stores on May 27th, ASCEND re-visits some of the tones and moods of their past works as well as traveling into uncharted territory all done with the utmost focus on heaviness and power, with the album "Ample Fire Within." Of particular note is the vocal performance by Gentry Densley. His voice is deep and ominous with a subtle Tom Waits influence within the growls and gruffness that is emoted. Anderson gushes enthusiastically: "we were extremely fortunate to have a lot of help from our friends with this recording. Andy Patterson pounded the hell out of the drums, and Steve Moore (aka Stebmo, also in Earth and often times sunn 0))) ) added some trombone (“Obelisk of Kolob”, and “Dark Matter”), organ (“Her Horse Is Thunder”, “Dark Matter”) and some amazing wurlitzer (“Amplifier Within”, “Divine”). His playing brings a dark, sophisticated jazz atmosphere to the album. On the track "V O G" we were blessed to have Bubba Dupree (Void) AND none other than Kim Thayil (Soundgarden) put down some incredible lead work!"

The entire album was mixed by Randall Dunn (Earth, sunn 0))), Kinski,) and mastered by Mell Dettmer who is turning into the "house-mastering wizardress" for the Southern Lord label.

Below are a few samples from the album:

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Earth Readies New Album

The unveiling of the new Earth studio album is upon us. The band returns once again to it’s continuing evolution. Where “Hex” reveled in dark satanic twang and austere american beauty, “The Bees Made Honey In The Lion’s Skull” finds Dylan Carlson and the band growing into a harder, more rock, american Gospel and impovisitory direction framed by truly psychedelic production and blazing guitar sounds.

Earth is also very honored to be joined on this record for three songs by legendary and virtuoso guitarist Bill Frisell. Mr. Frisell adds a brilliant texture and counterpoint to the scintillating and inspired riffs of Dylan carlson and the band. Adrienne Davies joins again on drums lending a classic and steady feel to the proceedings. Steve Moore also returns adding heavy hammond organ and his intense jazz inspired piano playing. Live Bassist Don McGreevy also makes his full length Earth debut on this record. The CD comes nicely packaged in a slip-case/o-card and features artwork by Arik Roper.

"Bees"… will be available in stores on Feb. 26th, however here is a chance to hear it prior to that date by ordering directly from Southern Lord (they also have an exclusively authorized t-shirt and sweatshirt with the killer artwork from the album).

The band is about to embark on a month-long European tour with Sir Richard Bishop. They will have copies of the special tour split 12? with Sir Richard Bishop with them, and now this is the only place to get them as the copies for sale via the Southern Lord store were snatched up in a matter of hours.

Here are Earth's European tour dates with Sir Richard Bishop: More...

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Melbourne Switch Fest Announced

Switch Fest (poster) will feature some of the best of Australian metal/prog bands on two stages (basement and level 1), as well as drink specials and DJs. For one night only, November 5th (Cup Eve), you can catch Alarum, Sydonia, Sleep Parade, Earth, Fallacy and a bunch more for only 15 dollars. Tickets can be bought from:

Missing Link (Bourke St, City)
Rare Records (St Kilda)
Polyester Records (Brunswick)
Planet 13 (Greensborough)
Hot Head (Geelong)
Fist2Face (Ringwood)
Plato (Frankston)

Switch is at 60 King St in the city.

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Burial Chamber Trio To Play First Ever Show In USA

Burial Chamber Trio, featuring Attila Csihar of Mayhem, Greg Anderson of Sunn 0))) and Oren Ambarchi who span Hungary, USA, Australia, will be playing their first and likely only show in North America this year on Sunday, October 21 at Chop Suey in Seattle, WA. Support will be provided by Earth and Lesbian.

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First Ever Abducted Metal Fest Details Announced

The first ever Abducted Metal and Horror Festival has been announced, and will be held at the Arena in Brisbane on the 21st of July, with doors opening at 5pm. Twenty bands, including some of the best coming out of Australia right now, will play across three stages, and the festival will also feature horror cinema, gothic dance and the launch of the new DVDzine 'Up-Skirt'. Tickets are available from the Arena, Oztix, Skinny, and Rocking Horse, and more information on the festival can be found at this location. The line-up for the festival is as follows:

Blood Duster,
Mortal Sin,
Alchemist,
Daysend,
Pod People,
Fuck... I'm Dead,
Terrorust,
Kill for Satan,
Double Dragon,
Fort,
Earth,
Five Star Prison Cell,
The Day Everything Became Nothing,
Empyrean,
Lynchmada,
Anger in Motion,
The Death,
Sakkuth,
State of Integrity, and
Defamer.

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