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Below is our complete Dying Fetus 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.
Displeased Records has announced that after years of (near) unavailability, the label will soon reissue the
1998 brutal death metal classic Killing On Adrenaline by DYING FETUS.
With upgraded layout and freshly remastered, this new and improved version will be an essential addition to every metal collection.
Album to be reissued this summer. More details to follow.
Reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have been confirmed for the Queens of Metal Open Air 2008 festival, set to take place June 19-21, 2008 in Kleinwenkheim, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows:
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Daath's drummer Kevin Talley (Chimaira, Dying Fetus, Misery Index) made a drumming instructional video where he demonstrates his practicing techniques, he breaks it down and teaches you how to teach yourself how to incorporate it into metal playing. You can check out Kevin's tips here.
Indianapolis, Indiana-based thrashers DEMIRICOUS have parteed ways with Middle Coast Management and have subsequently been forced to leave their tour with DYING FETUS and SKELETONWITCH. "We are not happy to leave this tour, but have to clean house and get our career and finances back under our control," stated guitarist Scott Wilson. He continued, "We thank DYING FETUS and SKELETONWITCH for letting us tour with them and can't wait to get back on the road to see all our crazy fans as soon as we get things straight."
DEMIRICOUS is currently seeking new management and can be contacted through its MySpace page.
DEMIRICOUS' new album, "Two (Poverty)", hit stores October 16 and has received rave reviews. According to a press release, the CD is "pure American metal with a hardcore punk attitude and a massive amount of thrash riffs. Nothing could label DEMIRICOUS' music better than the genre they invented themselves: street metal!"
The CD was produced by Erik Rutan (HATE ETERNAL) at the Mana Recording Studios in Florida.
Death metal juggernaut DYING FETUS will embark on a month-long tour of the States starting November 1st in support of their brand new album, War of Attrition. Joining DYING FETUS for this tour is CEPHALIC CARNAGE, SKELETONWITCH, DEMIRICOUS, and THE ABSENCE. A complete listing of tour dates can be found online here.
This will be DYING FETUS‘ first comprehensive U.S. War of Attrition headlining tour. DYING FETUS recently debuted a video for War of Attrition track “Homicidal Retribution” that can be viewed now at the band’s MySpace page. A media player for War of Attrition featuring “Homicidal Retribution” as well as “Fate of the Condemned” can be viewed here.
Scottsdale, Arizona death metal outfit Reign Of Vengeance has officially announced the addition of former Dying Fetus drummer Duane Timlin. Timlin recently completed drum tracks for the group's "Revenge by Bloodshed" CD, due out later this year. "It sounds great and he's done an amazing job," says vocalist Marshall Beck. "Mixing of the final songs will continue this coming Monday so the album should be pressed and ready for purchase soon." Beck adds, "We do apologize for the delays on releasing this album. We ran into some out-of-our-control problems with our first drummer Sorceron that has delayed the release much longer than we had originally planned."
Currently out on the road with Municipal Waste and Toxic Holocaust, Ohio-based thrashers SKELETONWITCH have been confirmed as a support to Dying Fetus this fall alongside Demiricous, The Absence and Cephalic Carnage on the tour's second half of dates. The string of dates will keep SKELETONWITCH busy into early December while the band continues out on the road to support the forthcoming Prosthetic Records debut, 'Beyond The Permafrost,' which is due out October 2. Pre-orders are shipping now from Prosthetic Records.com.
Having just completed a string of dates with Nachtmystium, SKELETONWITCH has been hard at work supporting the self-released EP, 'Worship The Witch' and performing material that will appear on 'Beyond The Permafrost.' Featuring artwork from John Baizley (Baroness, Pig Destroyer, Darkest Hour), 'Beyond The Permafrost' was recorded earlier this year with producer Cory Smoot (Municipal Waste, GWAR) and features a handful of brand new SKELETONWITCH songs alongside a few songs that previously appeared on the self-released Skeletonwitch records 'Worship The Witch' and 'At One With The Shadows.'
Here are the latest SKELETONWITCH tour dates: More...
Death metal juggernaut DYING FETUS check in with the following band lineup news:
"We would like to announce the addition of new drummer Trey Williams, from Baltimore, MD.
"We regret it has become necessary to part ways with Duane Timlin, however we thank Duane for his contributions to the band and we wish him the best in his future endeavors.
"This lineup change will not have any effect on our tour plans, which will go ahead as scheduled. Trey gave us a fantastic audition, we have seen first hand that he has the professionalism and dedication we would expect. We look forward to our next tour plans with great confidence - we feel the fans will agree that this change will be good for the band and our live performances."
DYING FETUS have issued the following update:
“We would like to announce the addition of new drummer Trey Williams, from Baltimore, MD. We regret it has become necessary to part ways with Duane Timlin. However, we thank Duane for his contributions to the band and we wish him the best in his future endeavors. This lineup change will not have any effect on our tour plans, which will go ahead as scheduled. Trey gave us a fantastic audition; we have seen first-hand that he has the professionalism and dedication we would expect. We look forward to our next tour plans with great confidence. We feel the fans will agree that this change will be good for the band and our live performances.”
NEURAXIS has started an online tour diary documenting their experiences on their current tour with MARTYR. In addition, NEURAXIS will replace ATHERETIC on all shows in Quebec for the DYING FETUS tour. Here are those tour dates:
June 2 - Rimouski, QC @ La Coudee
June 3 - Quebec, QC @ L'Imperial
June 7 - Sherbrooke, QC @ Bar Magog
June 8 - Montreal, QC @ Club Soda
June 9 - Rouyn, QC @ Petit Theatre
SKINLESS has announced a number of globe-spanning tour dates in support of their latest release, Trample The Weak, Hurdle The Dead. The quartet will first embark on a month-long European tour with label-mates DYING FETUS along with CATTLE DECAPITATION starting this Friday, May 4. Also joining these bands on various dates of the tour are NAPALM DEATH, RED CHORD, DEAD TO FALL, THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD, ION DISSONANCE, and WAR FROM A HARLOTS MOUTH. This will be Skinless’ first return to Europe since their successful headlining tour there last summer. Skinless has also announced a North American tour alongside SUFFOCATION and IMMOLATION for the fall. This tour will kick off on October 25 in Quebec, QC, hitting major cities throughout its four-week span. More...
DYING FETUS has debuted the first video from their brand new album "War of Attrition", for the track "Homicidal Retribution", exclusively at www.singingfool.com.
The "Homicidal Retribution" video was lensed by director Frankie Nasso (MUDVAYNE, HATEBREED, ALL THAT REMAINS) and producer Kim Resteghini for Raging Nation Films (TRIVIUM, SHADOWS FALL, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, UNEARTH) at Philadelphia's historic Eastern State Penitentiary. The video's premise is that of an accused man spending a life-time in prison. Photos from the shoot can be viewed here. "Homicidal Retribution" can also be heard via the "War of Attrition" media player.
In other news, DYING FETUS has added more dates to their previously announced headlining tours in support of "War of Attrition". The first tour will be the band’s first return to Europe in two years and includes support from SKINLESS, CATTLE DECAPITATION and WAR FROM A HARLOTS MOUTH for the "War of Attrition European Tour 2007". The second will be a three-week tour of Canada during June with a Northern U.S. run to immediately follow.
For a list of upcoming dates, click here.
The following dates have been released for DYING FETUS‘ U.S. tour with PSYOPUS, COVENANCE, and, depending on the venue’s site, either DAATH or ABIGAIL WILLIAMS:
June 25 - Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
June 26 - Boise, ID @ The Venue
June 27 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Avalon Theater
June 28 - Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
June 29 - Topeka, KS @ The Static Bar w/ Unmerciful
June 30 - Minneapolis, MN @ Station Four
July 1 - Chicago, IL @ Clearwater Theatre
July 2 - Detroit, MI @ The Hayloft
DYING FETUS recently shot the first music video, for the track “Homicidal Retribution”, from their upcoming new album War of Attrition. The video was lensed by director Frankie Nasso (MUDVAYNE, HATEBREED, ALL THAT REMAINS) and producer Kim Resteghini for Raging Nation Films (TRIVIUM, SHADOWS FALL, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, UNEARTH) at Philadelphia’s historic Eastern State Penitentiary. The video’s premise will be that of an accused man spending a life-time in prison. Photos from the shoot can be viewed here. The “Homicidal Retribution” video is expected to see its world-premier sometime in March.
Additionally, DYING FETUS has launched a media player for War of Attrition featuring “Homicidal Retribution” as well as the track “Fate of the Condemned” at this location.
US vegan/vegetarian grindcore outfit Cattle Decapitation will tour Europe for the first time. They will support DYING FETUS on their upcoming European dates.
Here are CATTLE DECAPITATION's tour dates:
Tour w/ Dying Fetus, Skinless and War from a Harlot’s Mouth:
5/04 Karlshure, German Substage w/ Dead to Fall, Through The Eyes Of The Dead, Ion Dissonance
5/05 Essen, Germany Turock w/ Dead To Fall, Through The Eyes Of The Dead, Ion Dissonance
5/06 Paris, France Locomotive
5/09 Bologna, Italy Estragon
5/10 Munich, Germany Feierwerk
5/11 Wien, Austria Arena
5/13 Berlin, Germany K17
5/17 Copenhagen, Denmark Stengade 30
5/18 Chemitz, Germany AJZ Talschock w/ Dead To Fall, Through The Eyes Of The Dead, Ion Dissonance
5/19 Trier, Germany Exhaus w/ Immolation, Krisiun and Grave
5/20 Rotterdam, Holland Baroeg
5/21 London, Great Britain Underworld
5/22 Dublin, Ireland Voodoo Lounge
5/23 Manchester, England Jilly’s Rockworld w/ THE RED CHORD, FROM A SECOND STORY WINDOW and Architects
5/24 Southampton, England Nexus
5/25 Antwerpen, Belgium Hof Ter Loo w/ Dead To Fall, Through The Eyes Of The Dead, Ion Dissonance
5/26 Utrecht, Holland Tivoli w/ Dead To Fall, Through The Eyes Of The Dead, Ion Dissonance
Cannibal Corpse filled the Stone Pony of Asbury Park, NJ full of death metal destruction on Monday, November 13, 2006. Opening for the legendary Cannibal Corpse were Unmerciful, Necrophagist, and Dying Fetus. The Stone Pony is a fairly small venue and when the show started it wasn't very full, but as the night went on it filled to a decent size, but thankfully not to the point of suffocation. More...
The folks behind the Death By Decibels: Nightmare Before Xmas Fest have posted a finalized lineup for the show, which takes place Sunday, December 17th at Sonar in Baltimore, MD. The final lineup is as follows:
A Life Once Lost
Dead To Fall
As Blood Runs Black
Left To Vanish
Site of Suffering
The Dahlgren Prophecy
Another Side of Silence
Fury Supplies The Arms
Rise of Ruin
Legendary death metallers DYING FETUS have entered the studio to record their as-yet-untitled new full-length album.
DYING FETUS have recently been joined by new drummer Duane Timlin to begin recording the follow-up to 2003's Stop At Nothing at Hit & Run Studios in Rockville, MD. Advance song titles include: "Parasites of Catastrophe," "Unadulterated Hatred," "Raping The System," and "The Ancient Rivalry." The band (John Gallagher – Guitars / Vocals, Mike Kimbell – Guitar, Sean Beasley – Bass, and Timlin on drums) will complete recording by winter for an early 2007 release through Relapse Records.
Dying Fetus have started work on their as-of-yet untitled album. This album will be the follow up to 2003's "Stop at Nothing" and the first appearance of their new drummer, Duane Timlin. The band have begun recording at Hit and Run Studios in Rockville, MD.
Song titles thus far are as follows: "Parasites of Catastrophe," "Unadulterated Hatred," "Raping The System," and "The Ancient Rivalry." Recording will be done by winter for an early 2007 release through Relapse Records.
Dying Fetus have been announced as the main support band on the upcoming Cannibal Corpse tour with Necrophagist and Unmerciful. Complete date listing from Relapse Recrods is as follows: More...
More dates have been released for CANNIBAL CORPSE's headlining North American tour with DYING FETUS, NECROPHAGIST, and UNMERCIFUL:
November 10 - Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
November 11 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Trocadero
November 13 - New Haven, CT @ Toad's Place
November 14 - Montreal, QC @ Le Medley
November 15 - Toronto, ON @ The Opera House
November 16 - Buffalo, NY @ The Buffalo Icon
November 17 - Detroit, MI @ Harpo's
November 21 - Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre
November 24 - Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
November 26 - San Francisco, CA @ Slim's
November 29 - Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre w/ Job For A Cowboy
December 6 - Lake Buena Vista, FL @ House of Blues
December 7 - Ft Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room