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Wednesday 13

Formed: 2004
From: NC, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Wednesday 13 News

Below is our complete Wednesday 13 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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Wednesday 13 Discusses Signing To Nuclear Blast

This year, Halloween takes place in June, when horror kingpin Wednesday 13 releases his new studio album "Condolences" and unveils a heavier side of himself while staying loyal to his unique sense of dark humour and love for horror movies.

Today he shows the first trailer for this release and in this clip, the Murderdolls front man discusses signing to his new record label home Nuclear Blast and being on the same roster as many of his friends.

Wednesday 13 states: "The ultimate thing for me, was finding the right team to get behind the band and so far I couldn't be happier with it." More...

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Wednesday 13 Gives Its "Condolences"

Wednesday 13 has revealed the video for "What the Night Brings," the first track taken from the forthcoming album, "Condolences." The album is the first release for the new record label home — Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Check out "What the Night Brings" down below. "Condolences" will be released June 2, 2017 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment.

The track is now available at iTunes, Amazon, and all good DSPs. Fans can pre-order the Condolences album in an array of different digital and physical formats, including a few limited-run, colored vinyl versions.

"I'm really excited to unveil the new video for 'What the Night Brings,' the first track from our upcoming album, Condolences," Wednesday 13 said."It kicks off our new album and really sets the tone for the rest of it. We worked on the video with director Matt Zane (Society One) and he really helped bring a spooky vibe. The song reminds me of a heavy metal version of 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' theme!"

He continued, "It was also a lot of fun filming the extra scenes, too, where I get to dress up like a demon at a ritual! I never knew that singing with fangs would be so difficult, but I made it work!"

The album was produced, mixed and mastered by Chris "Zeuss" Harris (Hatebreed, Rob Zombie). Artwork was created by Travis Smith (Opeth, Katatonia, Nevermore).

The track listing is as follows:

1. Last Rites
2. What the Night Brings
3. Cadaverous
4. Blood Sick
5. Good Riddance
6. You Breathe, I Kill
7. Omen Amen
8. Cruel to You
9. Eulogy XIII
10. Prey for Me
11. Lonesome Road to Hell
12. Condolences
13. Death Infinity More...

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The Defiled Announces November Shows

Hot off a recent U.K. tour with Motionless in White, today The Defiled has announced a European run with Wednesday 13 for November.

Starting in the Netherlands on November 5th, the fearsome fivesome will work their way around mainland Europe and Scandinavia, taking a break to head back to the U.K. for a performance at the Vans Warped Tour on Saturday, November 16th before re-joining Wednesday and his shock rockers in Italy on November 20th to complete the tour.

“After an amazing summer touring the US and just coming off the road in the UK with Motionless In White we are itching for more, we can't get enough!” enthuses The AvD. “I literally can't wait to see all the Wednesday 13 guys, there is nothing like touring with your buddies!” More...

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More Bands Confirmed For Soundwave Festival 2012

Although it wasn't expected until December, the organizers of Australia's Soundwave Festival have made their second band announcement. Joining the 60 bands already announced are Staind, Wednesday 13, Unearth, Cathedral, Shadows Fall, Heaven Shall Burn, Your Demise, Kittie, and 14 other (mostly non-metal) bands.

Hole has pulled out of the festival after frontwoman Courtney Love refused to play before Limp Bizkit. Soundwave boss AJ Maddah said on Twitter that he was "relieved we got the moody old cow off the bill. [There’s] no point talking her back, only for her to cancel later, or turn up & act like a rotten twat to other artists, fans, etc."

A third announcement in early December will add another five bands to the lineup, and Danzig is one of the confirmed possibilities. More...

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Alice Cooper, Slash And More Remember Jani Lane

Following the recent announcement of the death of former Warrant singer, Jani Lane, a number of his peers have posted messages of condolence online. Some of the tributes read as follows:

Slash: "Just heard about Jani Lane. What a shame. RIP man."

Nikki Sixx (Motley Crue): "I just heard the sad news about Janie Lane. So hard to swallow when people have kids. RIP."

Bret Michaels (Poison: “We'd like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Jani Lane regarding their loss. Respectfully, Bret and all at MEGI.”

Alice Cooper: "Our thoughts go out to our fallen brother Jani Lane, his family, his friends and his fans."

Professional wrestler and Fozzy frontman Chris Jericho stated: "Sad to hear about the passing of Jani Lane. Jani was a good guy and one of the best songwriters in the late 80s Dog Eat Dog-very underrated.”

Steven Adler: "I'm so sad that I lost another dear friend to this horrible disease. I've known Jani for over 30 years and he had a heart of gold. Luv u bro."

James Michael (Sixx: A.M.): "R.I.P. JANI LANE."

Nick Catanese (Black Label Society): "Wow RIP Jani Lane"

Wednesday 13: Just heard, so sad...former Warrant Singer Jani Lane Dead At 47, R.I.P.

Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed): "Sad news about Jani Lane. 47 is too young to go."

Jani Lane was found dead yesterday in a hotel in California. The cause of death has not yet been revealed.

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Wednesday 13/Murderdolls Remix Track Posted

Wednesday 13, known for his work in the group Murderdolls, has posted a track online from his newly released remixes EP. You can stream the track "Scream Baby Scream" in the player below as wel as check out the EP's track listing.

1. Gimmie Gimmie Bloodshed (remixed by Koichi Fukuda/Static X)
2. No Rabbit In The Hat (remixed by Ross Smith)
3. Put Your Death Mask On (remixed by Koichi Fukuda/Static X)
4. Scream Baby Scream (remixed by Ross Smith)
5. All American Massacre (remixed by Ross Smith)

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Wednesday 13 To Release Remix Album

Wednesday 13, known for his work in the group Murderdolls, has revealed the details behind his forthcoming remix album. The release, titled "Re-animated," will feature five songs taken from his previous "Skeletons" CD. In addition, a portion of the proceeds from the album's first month of release will be donated to the American Red Cross. The tracklisting for the effort can be found below.


1. Gimmie Gimmie Bloodshed (remixed by Koichi Fukuda/Static X)
2. No Rabbit In The Hat (remixed by Ross Smith)
3. Put Your Death Mask On (remixed by Koichi Fukuda/Static X)
4. Scream Baby Scream (remixed by Ross Smith)
5. All American Massacre (remixed by Ross Smith)

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Murderdolls Announces Reunion

Speaking to Britains Kerrang! magazine, Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison revealed that his old side-project, the Murderdolls are to reunite this year and release another album. An excerpt from the interview reads as follows:

What started the ball rolling with to playing together again?

"It’s been an ongoing conversation between Wednesday and I from 2006 until now. We were bored with everything out there, and thought we had something to piss people off and shake things up. Everything is such a product or a fucking formula these days... Fuck formula! Fuck the norm!"

Apart from Wednesday 13, who else is in the band?

"Much like the way Darkthrone or Satyricon make records, Wednesday and I are doing the record ourselves with a couple of very special guests."

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Gunfire 76 Announces Touring Members

Gunfire 76 has issued the following update about the live members performing on the band's upcoming tour:

"The current touring line up is as follows: Wednesday 13 - vocals, Roman Surman - guitar, Jack Tankersley - guitar (bullets and octane), Nate Manor - bass (Wednesday 13), Rob Hammersmith - drums. This Is Rock N Roll tour with Wednesday 13's Gunfire 76 & The Sex Slaves starts Jan 8th and runs thru the east coast."

Gunfire 76's upcoming tour dates are as follows:

1/8 2010 Volume 11 w/ Sex Slaves Raleigh, North Carolina
1/9 2010 Jaxx w/ Sex Slaves Springfield, Virginia
1/11 2010 California Brew Haus w/ Sex Slaves Rochester, New York
1/12 2010 Club Hell w/ Sex Slaves Providence, Rhode Island
1/13 2010 Middle East Upstairs w/ Sex Slaves Cambridge, Massachusetts
1/14 2010 Chameleon Club w/ Sex Slaves Lancaster, Pennsylvania
1/15 2010 Croc Rock w/ Sex Slaves Allentwon, Pennsylvania
1/16 2010 Peabody’s w/ Sex Slaves Cleveland, Ohio
1/18 2010 Reggie’s Rock Club w/ Sex Slaves Chicago, Illinois
1/19 2010 Blondie’s w/ Sex Slaves Detroit, Michigan
1/20 2010 Diesel w/ Sex Slaves Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1/21 2010 V Club w/ Sex Slaves Huntington, West Virginia
1/22 2010 Casbah @ Tremont Music Hall w/ Sex Slaves Charlotte, North Carolina
1/23 2010 Masquerade w/ Sex Slaves Atlanta, Georgia
1/24 2010 Big Daddy’s w/ Sex Slaves Tallahassee, Florida
1/26 2010 Brass Mug w/ Sex Slaves Tampa, Florida
1/27 2010 Back Booth w/ Sex Slaves Orlando, Florida

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Wednesday 13 Announces Australian Tour Dates

Wednesday 13 recently announced plans for an eastern Australian tour early next year. Tickets for the following shows are on sale now:

Thursday 11th Feb, Sydney – Metro Theatre (ALL AGES)
Friday 12th Feb, Brisbane – Club 299
Saturday 13th Feb, Melbourne – The Hi-Fi Bar. Melbourne

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Gunfire 76 Completes New Album

Gunfire 76, the new band from Wednesday 13, has announced that they have completed work on their debut album. A message from mainman Wednesday 13 reads as follows:

"The Gunfire 76 debut is officially recorded and complete 100%. Its off to the mixing and mastering department now.

"I'm really, really proud of the outcome and it really kinda got me out of a corner that I felt like I painted myself into over the years. I took a lot of chances on this CD, did some things I've never done before and really went out of my usual territory on the vocals.

"11 tracks in all set for the debut, some song titles are: 'Casualties And Tragedies', 'Nothing's All I Need', 'Los Angel-less' and 'One More Reason To Hate You' to name a few. I really can't wait to for you all to hear it and to get out there and play it live!!!"

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Wednesday 13 Announces Changes To Upcoming Tour

Wednesday 13 has issued the following statement about change to their upcoming tour:

"Wednesday 13 is pleased to announce that Roadrunner recording artist Dommin will be replacing Son Of Sam on the West Coast tour dates this February. Due to commitments with their main bands, some of the members of Son Of Sam are no longer available to tour during this time.

Veteran A&R rep Monte Conner signed the band to the label and was quick to express his excitement, saying, "Dommin comes across as very fresh and unique in today's landscape. Kristofer Dommin is their secret weapon. His vocals are absolutely compelling, and this is especially evident live where you can feel the power, passion and emotion of every word he sings."

The dates are as follows:

Feb 20 2009 El Corazon Seattle, Washington
Feb 21 2009 Satyricon Portland, Oregon
Feb 22 2009 Blake’s On Telegraph Berkeley, California
Feb 24 2009 Whisky A Go-Go Hollywood, California
Feb 25 2009 The Sets Tempe, Arizona
Feb 27 2009 Red 7 Austin, Texas
Feb 28 2009 Club Dada Dallas, Texas

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Wednesday 13 To Support Hanoi Rocks In Japan

Warming up for their previously announced UK tour, Wednesday 13 will be the main support for the legendary Hanoi Rocks on their 2009 tour of Japan before the Finish-rockers finally call it quits later in the year. Those tour dates are as follows:

Sun 8, March, Tokyo
Tues 10, March, Fukuoka
Wed 11, March, Osaka
Thurs 12, March, Nagoya
Fri 13, March, Kawasaki
Sun 15, March, Sendai

Punk-horror frontman, Wednesday 13 has announced his return to the UK with a series of live dates in Spring 2009.

The 2-week-long UK tour, which begins on Friday 20th March is to celebrate the UK release of Wednesday 13's "Bloodwork" EP, also due out that month via Global Music.

The EP features six tracks, including two previously unreleased songs - one a cover of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, "Running Down A Dream," and the other, a re-recording of a song by Wednesday 13's former band, Frankenstein Drag Queens From Planet13.

Also on the EP are acoustic renditions of two songs from Wednesday's May 2008 release, "Skeletons."

The track listing for the "Bloodwork" EP is as follows: More...

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Wednesday 13 Announces U.K. Tour

Wednesday 13 has posted the following message online: “We have such a loyal fanbase in the UK. We want to return and do a full on UK run prior to taking a break from touring. This will probably be our last run for the year overseas. I will begin recording the BOURBON CROW CD soon, and then hopefully tour behind it. So if you want to see Wednesday 13 perform, this will probably be your last chance until 2010.”

March
20 - Peterborough, England - The Park
21 - Nottingham, England - Rock City
22 - Birmingham, England - Academy 2
23 - Norwich, England - Waterfront
24 - Bristol, England - Academy
25 - Stoke On Trent, England - Sugarmill
26 - Manchester, England - Club Academy
27 - Leamington Spa, England - The Assembly
28 - Leeds. England - Cockpit
29 - Sheffield, England - Corporation
30 - Glasgow, Scotland - Cathouse
31 - Newcastle, England - Academy

April
1 - Brighton, England - Concorde 2
2 - Southampton, England - Brook
3 - London,England - Electric Ballroom

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Wednesday 13 Announces 2009 North American Tour

Wednesday 13 has lined up a string of tour dates in North America for next February. More details will be announced shortly.

The tour dates are as follows:

February
6 - Springfield, VA - Jaxx
7 - Reading, PA - Crocdile Rock
8 - New York, NY - Rebel
10 - Rochester, NY - Penny Arcade
11 - Cambridge, MA - Middle East
12 - Lancaster, PA - Chameleon Club
13 - Cleveland, OH - Peabody's
14 - Detroit, MI - I-Rock Nightclub
15 - Mokena, IL - The Pearl Room
16 - Sauget, IL - Pop's Nightclub
20 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon
21 - Portland, OR - Satyricon
24 - Hollywood, CA - Whisky A Go Go
27 - Austin, TX - Red 7

March
3 - Orlando, FL - Backbooth
4 - Ft Lauderdale, Fl - Culture Room
5 - St Petersburg, FL - The Tamiami
6 - Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade
7 - Raleigh, NC - Volume 11

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Lacrimas Profundere Announces New Tour Dates

The Goth-rock band Lacrimas Profundere's "Songs For The Last View" including DVD has arrived and the band will be embarking on a tour in support of this new release. They'll be touring Germany, Switzerland, The Netherlands, France, Great Britain and Belgium and then Italy and Austria with WEDNESDAY 13.

Here are the latest Lacrimas Profundere tour dates: More...

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Wednesday 13 Announces Fall Tour Dates

Wednesday 13 have announced the following fall tour dates:

10/31 - ENGLAND, LONDON ASTORIA
11/01 - HOLLAND, AMSTERDAM MELKWEG
11/03 - GERMANY, WIESBADEN SCHLACHTHOF
11/04 - GERMANY, BOCHUM MATRIX
11/05 - GERMANY, OSNABRÜCK ROSENHOF
11/06 - GERMANY, BREMEN LAGERHAUS
11/07 - GERMANY, MAGDEBURG FACTORY
11/08 - CZECH REP., PRAGUE ROCK CAFÉ
11/10 - HUNGARY, BUDAPEST A38
11/11 - SLOVAKIA, BRATISLAVA RANDAL
11/12 - AUSTRIA, VIENNA SZENE
11/14 - ITALY, BOLOGNA SOTTOTETTO
11/15 - ITALY, CONEGLIANO ZION
11/16 - GERMANY, MUNCHEN 59 TO 1
11/17 - SWITZERLAND, ZURICH ROHSTOFFLAGER
11/18 - GERMANY, CHEMNITZ AJZ TALSCHOCK

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Hanoi Rocks To Support Wednesday 13 In London

WEDNESDAY 13 has announced the special guest for his band's upcoming Halloween show in London, UK.

He commented: "I wanted to make the Halloween show in London extra special, and I believe we have. I am extremely excited to announce that HANOI ROCKS will be our special guests of the evening! I am a huge fan of HANOI, and could not be happier to have them share the stage with us. I believe it is a perfect fit and I know our fans are going to love them! WEDNESDAY 13 and HANOI ROCKS together for Halloween... in London... that should make for an incredible evening!"

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Wednesday 13 Added To Type O Negative Shows

Wednesday 13 has been added to the following Type O Negative shows which will also include SOiL and My Mortality.

July
1 - Starland Ballroom - Sayreville, New Jersey
2 - Trocadero - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
3 - House Of Blues - Cleveland, Ohio
5 - The Norva - Norfolk, Virginia

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Wednesday 13 To Attempt To Contact The Dead

The following press release has been announced:

To celebrate the band's upcoming tour and release of their new studio album, Skeletons on May 12th, WEDNESDAY 13 will be conducting his own paranormal investigations.

Demolition Records have teamed together with one of the UK's leading Ghost Hunting Companies, Fright Nights, to host a series of séances.

After certain shows on the UK leg of the tour, Wednesday 13 will travel to secret haunted locations to perform their own ghostly vigils, with the aid of Mediums specialising in Trance, Ouija boards and Possession!

Frontman, Wednesday said: " I've seen this stuff before on television and I've been a skeptic about this forever. I want to see now if I will eat my own words. I'm really excited and looking forward to the attempt of having the begezzus scared out of me!"

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