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Kylesa

Formed: 2000
From: Savannah, GA, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Kylesa News

Below is our complete Kylesa 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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2011 Metal Hammer Golden Gods Nominees Revealed

The nominees have been revealed for the forthcoming edition of the Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards. The 2011 event is set to take place on Monday, June 13 in London, England. The list of nominees and the award categories can be viewed below. You can vote for the award nominees at this location.

Best International Band:
1. AVENGED SEVENFOLD
2. DIMMU BORGIR
3. STONE SOUR
4. CHILDREN OF BODOM
5. DOWN

Best U.K. Band:
1. IRON MAIDEN
2. BRING ME THE HORIZON
3. SKINDRED
4. ARCHITECTS
5. BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE

Best Live Band:
1. CANCER BATS
2. DEVILDRIVER
3. ROB ZOMBIE
4. SKINDRED
5. MACHINE HEAD

Best New Band:
1. THE DEFILED
2. KVELERTAK
3. TESSERACT
4. THE DAMNED THINGS
5. LETLIVE

Best Underground:
1. WATAIN
2. KYLESA
3. PRIMORDIAL
4. THE DEAD LAY WAITING
5. CLUTCH

Best Breakthrough:
1. PARKWAY DRIVE
2. A DAY TO REMEMBER
3. SYLOSIS
4. SABATON
5. VOLBEAT

Shredder(s):
1. Gus G. (FIREWIND, OZZY OSBOURNE)
2. Mark Tremonti (ALTER BRIDGE)
3. Alexi Laiho (CHILDREN OF BODOM)
4. Marc Rizzo (CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, SOULFLY)
5. Synyster Gates (AVENGED SEVENFOLD)

Metal As Fuck:
1. SLAYER
2. BEHEMOTH
3. SLIPKNOT
4. Zakk Wylde
6. DEFTONES

Event Of The Year:
1. Rob Zombie's return
2. Manowar's return
3. System of a Down reforming
4. The "Big Four" U.K. announcement
5. "Beavis And Butthead"'s resurrection

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Opeth To Headline Bonnaroo Festival

Swedish progressive metal act Opeth has been confirmed to be one of the many headlining performers at the forthcoming edition of the Bonnaroo festival. Bonnaroo 2011 is set to take place between June 9-12, 2011 in Manchester, Tennessee. The final Bonnaroo 2011 lineup is set to feature 125 bands and over 20 comedians performing on 13 stages. Other announced bands set to appear include:

OPETH
PRIMUS
THE SWORD
KYLESA

The 2011 event marks the 10th year for the diverse festival.

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Metalcamp 2011 Lineup Announced

Zonaria is the latest act to be confirmed for this year's edition of the Metalcamp festival, which is set to take place from July 11th - 16th, 2011 in Tolmin, Slovenia.

The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order):

ABINCHOVA
ACCEPT
ACHREN
AIRBOURNE
ALESTORM
AMORPHIS
ARCH ENEMY
ARKONA
AVA INFERI
BLIND GUARDIAN
BRAINSTORM
BREZNO
BULLDOZER
DEATH ANGEL
DEICIDE
DIE APOKALYPTISCHE REITE
HATE
HEAVEN'S GREY
IMPERIUM DEKADENZ
IN EXTREMO
IN SOLITUDE
KALMAH
KATATONIA
KREATOR
KYLESA
MERCENARY
MOONSORROW
MOONSPELL
OBSCURA
OCTOBER FILE
RISING DREAM
SERENITY
SUICIDAL ANGELS
TAAKE
THAUROROD
THE OCEAN
VANDERBUYST
VIRGIN STEELE
WATAIN
WINTERSUN
ZONARIA

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Support Bands Announced For Metalliance Tour

The 2011 Metalliance Tour will be supported by metal heavyweights Kylesa, Red Fang, Howl, and The Atlas Moth on all dates. Dates have now officially been announced. The tour features headlining bands Helmet, Saint Vitus, and Crowbar for its inaugural line up. "We are glad to be part of this tour; I think it's a great bill. The bands I have heard so far each have a strong musical identity as opposed to so much of the generic, lowest common denominator music out there," says Helmet front man Page Hamilton.

Here are the latest Metalliance 2011 Tour dates:

03/17/11 Dallas, TX @ Southside Music Hall
03/18/11 Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog / SXSW
03/19/11 New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks
03/20/11 St Petersburg, FL @ State Theater
03/21/11 Orlando, FL @ Firestone Live
03/22/11 Greensboro, NC @ Greene Street
03/23/11 Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
03/24/11 Worcester, MA @ Palladium
03/25/11 New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
03/26/11 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
03/27/11 Joliet, IL @ Mojoe's
03/29/11 Denver, CO @ The Summit
03/31/11 Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater
04/01/11 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
04/03/11 San Francisco, CA @ Mezzanine
04/05/11 Hollywood, CA @ House Of Blues More...

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Intronaut To Appear On Upcoming "Metalliance Tour"

UPDATE: This information was gleaned from listings on Ticketmaster.ca, which appear to be erroneous on several points, including specific tour dates. Furthermore, Intronaut has not confirmed participation in this tour and all listings on Ticketmaster.ca have since been removed, save one.

Los Angeles progressive post-metallers Intronaut have revealed that they will be appearing on select dates for the forthcoming "Metalliance Tour." The "Metalliance Tour" features headliners Helmet alongside Saint Vitus and Crowbar. Other special guests scheduled to appear include Kylesa, Howl, The Atlas Moth, Naam, and Royal Thunder. You can view a list of the tour dates reported by Ticketmaster.ca below.

03/17 Dallas, TX – Southside Music Hall (feat. Intronaut, Howl, The Atlas Moth, Royal Thunder)
03/18 Austin, TX – Dirty Dog Bar (“SXSW“)
03/19 New Orleans, LA – One Eyed Jacks (feat. Intronaut, Howl, The Atlas Moth, Naam)
03/20 St. Petersburg, FL – State Theatre (feat. Intronaut, Howl, The Atlas Moth)
03/21 Orlando, FL – Firestone Live (feat. Intronaut, Howl, The Atlas Moth)
03/23 West Springfield, VA – Jaxx
03/24 Worcester, MA – The Palladium (feat. Howl, The Atlas Moth, Moth Eater)
03/25 New York, NY – Irving Plaza
03/26 Cleveland, OH – Peabody’s (feat. Intronaut, Howl, The Atlas Moth, Keelhaul)
03/27 Chicago, IL – Bottom Lounge
03/29 Denver, CO – The Summit (feat. Kylesa)
03/31 Portland, OR – Roseland Theatre (feat. Howl, The Atlas Moth)
04/01 Seattle, WA – El Corazon (feat. Intronaut, Howl, The Atlas Moth)
04/03 San Francisco, CA – Regency Ballroom
04/04 Pomona, CA – The Glass House
04/05 Hollywood, CA – House of Blues (feat. Intronaut, Kylesa)

Some of these appear to be in error, however, and we recommend going by the previously announced dates until an official update with special guests is released.

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Kylesa Posts New Tour Video Online

American progressive sludge metal act Kylesa and RevolverMagazine have teamed up to debut a new tour webisode series. The first episode can be viewed at the link above, as well as the band's forthcoming tour dates.

01/20 - Washington D.C. - Black Cat
01/21 - Pittsburgh, PA - 31st Street Pub
01/22 - Toronto, ON - Wreck Room
01/23 - Kingston, ON - Time To Laugh
01/24 - Montreal, QC - Il Motore
01/25 - Allston, MA - Great Scott
01/26 - New York, NY - Santos Party House
01/27 - Philadelphia, PA - North Star Bar
01/28 - Harrisonburg, VA - Blue Nile
01/29 - Charleston, SC - Oasis

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Kylesa Postpones Atlanta Show

Due to recent, inclement weather and widespread black ice, Kylesa's scheduled tour kickoff in Atlanta, GA will now be postponed until January 31st at The Earl. All previously purchased tickets will be honored. Now kicking-off by default in the band's home town of Savannah GA at The Jinx, the tour will be Kylesa's first headlining run in support of the new Season of Mist release, "Spiral Shadow." Support will be provided on the two legs of the tour by Zoroaster (Jan 14 - Jan 20), Rosetta (Jan 21 - Jan 29), and Fight Amp opening all dates.

"Spiral Shadow" was recorded at the Jam Room in Columbia, SC last summer. The eleven-track album was once again produced by band member and producer Phillip Cope (Baroness, Withered, Dark Castle).

The upcoming Kylesa tour dates are as follows:

01/14/11 The Jinx, Savannah GA w/Zoroaster, Fight Amp
01/15/11 Backbooth, Orlando FL w/Zoroaster, Fight Amp
01/16/11 Brass Mug, Tampa FL w/Zoroaster, Fight Amp
01/18/11 New Brookland Tavern, W. Columbia SC w/Zoroaster, Fight Amp
01/19/11 Kings, Raleigh NC w/Zoroaster, Fight Amp
01/20/11 Black Cat, Washington DC w/Zoroaster, Fight Amp
01/21/11 31st St Pub, Pittsburgh PA w/Rosetta, Fight Amp
01/22/11 Wreck Room, Toronto ON w/Rosetta, Fight Amp
01/23/11 Time To Laugh, Kingston ON w/Rosetta, Fight Amp
01/24/11 Il Motore, Montreal QC w/Rosetta, Fight Amp
01/25/11 Great Scott, Allston MA w/Rosetta, Fight Amp
01/26/11 Santos, New York NY w/Rosetta, Fight Amp
01/27/11 North Star Bar, Philadelphia PA w/Rosetta, Fight Amp
01/28/11 The Southern, Charlottesville VA w/Rosetta, Fight Amp
01/29/11 Oasis, Charleston SC w/Rosetta, Fight Amp
01/31/11 The Earl, Atlanta GA w/Fight Amp

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Kylesa Headed To Europe

Kylesa is currently on tour in North America and next month it will be Europe's turn with a 16 gig run of new live shows. The details are as follows:

04 Feb 11 Bochum (DE) Matrix
05 Feb 11 Bruxelles (BE) VK
06 Feb 11 Esch sur Alzette (LU) Kulturfabrik
07 Feb 11 London (UK) Underworld
08 Feb 11 Sheffield (UK) Corporation
09 Feb 11 Glasgow (UK) Ivory Blacks
10 Feb 11 Manchester (UK) Moho
11 Feb 11 Savigny le Temple (FR) L'Empreinte
12 Feb 11 Lyon (FR) Le Clacson
13 Feb 11 Conegliano (Treviso) (IT) Appartamento Hoffman
14 Feb 11 München (DE) Feierwerk
15 Feb 11 Dresden (DE) Beatpol
16 Feb 11 Wien (AT) Arena
17 Feb 11 Berlin (DE) Magnet
18 Feb 11 Hamburg (DE) Haus 73
19 Feb 11 Stuttgart (DE) Juha West

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Arch Enemy Confirms Festival Appearance

Swedish melodic death metal act Arch Enemy has been confirmed for this year's edition of the Metalcamp festival, set to take place between July 11th and 16th, 2011 in Tolmin, Slovenia.

The confirmed line-up includes:

ABINCHOVA
ACCEPT
ACHREN
ALESTORM
AMORPHIS
ARCH ENEMY
ARKONA
AVA INFERI
BLIND GUARDIAN
BRAINSTORM
BREZNO
BULLDOZER
DEATH ANGEL
DEICIDE
HATE
HEAVEN´S GREY
IMPERIUM DEKADENZ
IN EXTREMO
IN SOLITUDE
KALMAH
KREATOR
KYLESA
MERCENARY
MOONSORROW
MOONSPELL
OBSCURA
OCTOBER FILE
RISING DREAM
SERENITY
SUICIDAL ANGELS
TAAKE
THAUROROD
THE OCEAN
VANDERBUYST
VIRGIN STEELE
WATAIN
WINTERSUN

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Kylesa Confirms Festival Appearance

American progressive metal act Kylesa has been confirmed for next year's edition of the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 11-16, 2011 in Tolmin, Slovenia.

The confirmed line-up now includes:
ABINCHOVA
ALESTORM
AMORPHIS
ARKONA
BREZNO
HEAVEN GREY
IN SOLITUDE
KALMAH
KYLESA
MOONSORROW
MOONSPELL
RISING DREAM
VANDERBUYST
WATAIN
WINTERSUN

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Kylesa Updates Tour Schedule

Kylesa has issued the following update about headlining winter tour dates:

"Kylesa will be headlining shows in January, the dates are posted below, to pre-order tickets click on this link and the link beside the corresponding date should take you to where you can pre-order tickets for the shows. Also, Kylesa is on PopMatters list of the best metal albums of the year. Finally, you can still vote for best metal band of the year at Spin.com.

"Thank you so much for all your support and kind words. 2010 has been amazing and 2011 is shaping up to be even bigger and better. We love you all and appreciate everything you all have done in promoting our band and making this all possible. Cheers to you all!"

The upcoming Kylesa tour dates are as follows:

01/13/11 The Earl, Atlanta GA w/Zoroaster, Fight Amp
01/14/11 The Jinx, Savannah GA w/Zoroaster, Fight Amp
01/15/11 Backbooth, Orlando FL w/Zoroaster, Fight Amp
01/16/11 Brass Mug, Tampa FL w/Zoroaster, Fight Amp
01/19/11 Kings, Raleigh NC w/Zoroaster, Fight Amp
01/20/11 Black Cat, Washington DC w/Zoroaster, Fight Amp
01/21/11 31st St Pub, Pittsburgh PA w/Rosetta, Fight Amp
01/22/11 Wreck Room, Toronto ON w/Rosetta, Fight Amp
01/23/11 Time To Laugh, Kingston ON w/Rosetta, Fight Amp
01/24/11 Il Motore, Montreal QC w/Rosetta, Fight Amp
01/25/11 Great Scott, Allston MA w/Rosetta, Fight Amp
01/26/11 Santos, New York NY w/Rosetta, Fight Amp
01/27/11 North Star Bar, Philadelphia PA w/Rosetta, Fight Amp
01/29/11 Oasis, Charleston SC w/Rosetta, Fight Amp

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Zoroaster To Support Kylesa

Zoroaster has issued the following brief update about supporting Kylesa on tour dates in January: "We're happy to announce that we've been confirmed as direct support to Kylesa on several dates in January. Fight Amp open. See you on the road! Below are the dates."

The dates are as follows:

1/13 - Atlanta - The Earl
1/14 - Savannah - The Jinx
1/15 - Orlando - Backbooth
1/16 - Tampa - Brass Mug
1/19 - Raleigh - Kings
1/20 - D.C. - Black Cat

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Kylesa Announces "Spiral Shadow" Winter Tour 2011

KYLESA has announced a series of tour dates for next year, dubbed the "Spiral Shadow" Winter Tour 2011. Here are the latest tour dates:

Jan 13 The Earl Atlanta, GA
Jan 14 The Jinx Savannah, GA
Jan 15 Backbooth Orlando, FL
Jan 16 Brass Mug Tampa, FL
Jan 19 Kings Raleigh, NC
Jan 20 Black Cat Washington, DC
Jan 21 31st Street Pub Pittsburgh, PA
Jan 22 Wreck Room Toronto, ON
Jan 23 Time To Laugh Kingston, ON
Jan 24 Il Motore Montreal, QC
Jan 25 Great Scott Allston, MA
Jan 26 Santos Party House New York, NY
Jan 27 North Star Bar Philadelphia, PA
Jan 28 Blue Nile Harrisonburg, VA
Jan 29 Oasis Charleston, SC

These dates follow their previously announced dates with Clutch at the end of this year:

12/27 Richmond, VA – The National
12/28 Clifton Park, NY – Northern Lights
12/29 Cleveland, OH – House Of Blues
12/30 Cincinnati, OH – Bogarts
12/31 Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel

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Final Line-Up Confirmed For Maryland Deathfest

The final line-up of days and bands has been confirmed for the 2011 edition of the Maryland Deathfest. The 2011 edition of Maryland Deathfest will take place between May 26th to May 29th at Sonar in Baltimore.

Thursday, May 26th:
CATHEDRAL
TRAGEDY
BUZZOV*EN
EXTORTION
LACK OF INTEREST
FLESH PARADE
MIASMAL
WITCHAVEN
NOISEAR
SHITSTORM

Friday, May 27th:
NEUROSIS
CORROSION OF CONFORMITY
EXHUMED
AURA NOIR
MARDUK
GOATSNAKE
KYLESA
MACHETAZO
FUNEBRARUM
NOCTURNAL
HATRED SURGE
NAILS
PULLING TEETH

Saturday, May 28th:
VOIVOD
EXHORDER
DOOM
IMPALED NAZARENE
DESTROYER 666
HAIL OF BULLETS
INQUISITION
HOODED MENACE
DROPDEAD
CIANIDE
ACID WITCH
AVULSED
BLOOD FREAK
DEVOURMENT
THE KILL
CRETIN
DEFEATED SANITY
MAMMOTH GRINDER
CREATIVE WASTE
INNUMERABLE FORMS
MASAKARI

Sunday, May 29th:
CORONER
NUCLEAR ASSAULT
DEATH BREATH
LOCK UP
ORANGE GOBLIN
REPUGNANT
CITIZENS ARREST
DEAD CONGREGATION
REGURGITATE
LAST DAYS OF HUMANITY
WORMED
CRIPPLE BASTARDS
MALIGNANT TUMOUR
NOKTURNEL
GRAVEHILL
NIGHTBRINGER
BAD ACID TRIP
OAK
VISVERAL DISGORGE

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Ozzy And The Scorpions Confirmed For Hellfest 2011

The organisers of France's biggest metal festival, Hellfest, has announced that four huge names have been added to next year's bill. Heavy metal godfather Ozzy Osbourne will be taking the stage, as well as German hard rock legends the Scorpions, who will be retiring after they complete their touring schedule. Also confirmed for the festival are Swedish progressive metal favourites Opeth and Black Label Society, which features former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde. There are also more new confirmations in the form of German thrash legends Kreator and Sodom, Norwegian black metal veterans Mayhem, Anathema, Bolt Thrower and Therion. The festival will take place in Clisson, France from June 17th-19th.

The lineup is now as follows: More...

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Kylesa And Clutch To Tour Together

Progressive sludge metal act Kylesa and hard rockers Clutch have announced a small batch of co-headlining tour dates for the United Stated. Support on the mini-tour will come from Righteous Fool. You can view the list of confirmed dates, cities and venues below:

12/27 Richmond, VA – The National
12/28 Clifton Park, NY – Northern Lights
12/29 Cleveland, OH – House Of Blues
12/30 Cincinnati, OH – Bogarts
12/31 Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel

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Death Breath Confirmed For Maryland Death Fest

Sweden's Death Breath is the latest band to be confirmed for the 2011 edition of the Maryland Death Festival. Next year's festival will take place from May 26th - 29th, 2011. Further details on the festival can be found at this location. The currently announced lineup is as follows: More...

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Kylesa Comments On Tour

Kylesa has issued the following recap of the band's recent tour dates:

"Back from tour... We just got back from our tour after 7 weeks and an epic drive home from Austin to Savannah. We would like to thank High on Fire, Torche, Municipal Waste, and Suicidal Tendencies for being amazing and the entire crew involved for being awesome and making this whole thing run smoothly.

"Thanks to everyone who came out to the shows and for supporting our band, it means a lot. And lastly, it was amazing to get to see all of our friends scattered across the country. It makes being away from home much more fun. More updates coming soon... Cheers to you all!"

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Kylesa Announces Live Chat With Fans

Savannah-based quintet Kylesa has announced a live internet chat to occur tonight, Thursday, October 27th at 6pm PST / 9pm EST at this location. The band has also posted a track-by-track breakdown of the "Spiral Shadow" album through Alt Press, which can be found at this location.

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Hull To Play "Surprise" Show Tonight With Kylesa

Brooklyn three-guitar led sludge metal band HULL will be performing a special "secret" show tonight, Monday, October 25, 2010, at Public Assembly in Brooklyn presented by 1000 Knives and Brooklyn Vegan. Here are the deatils:

Public Assembly
70 North 6th St.
Brooklyn, NY
11211
Closet Subway: L to Bedford Ave.
Cross Streets: Wythe and Kent

Doors @ 7:30
HULL @ 8:00
KYLESA @ 9:00

$10.00 gets you in!

HULL released their debut full-length, "Sole Lord," via The End Records in 2009. The band is currently working on their follow-up with co-producer Brett Romnes. Further details are to be announced shortly.

As previously announced, Decibel Magazine is currently streaming their "Viking Funeral" EP, which the band self-released in 2007.

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