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Formed: 1990
From: Norrköping, Sweden
Last Known Status: Active

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Locusta Announces November Shows

Ohio progressive black/death metallers LOCUSTA, who expanded their fan base with a successful US summer tour alongside Tennessee black/doom Argentinum Astrum, will perform two local shows this November opening for the likes of Possessed, Marduk, Withered, and Toxic Holocaust (11/5/10) and D.R.I., Deadsea and Salvage (11/18). Further info below.

Upcoming LOCUSTA shows are as follows:

11/5/10 Alrosa Villa – Columbus, OH w/ Possessed, Marduk, Withered, Toxic Holocaust
11/18/10 Newport Music Hall – Columbus, OH w/ D.R.I,, Deadsea, Salvage

Guitarist Dru Silver comments, "A big thanks to anyone that came out to see us on the west coast. Anyone who had a hand in putting the shows together, gave us food or shelter, or helped us in any way, your support was invaluable. A special thanks to those who took a chance on our band even though they may have been unfamiliar with us. We hope to see all of you again soon.”

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Marduk Announces Asian Shows

Marduk has announced the band will be embarking on the "Asian Black Death Redemption 2010" tour, which hit China, Thailand, Singapore, and Indonesia. The currently announced dates are as follows:

12/4 - Beijing, China (Mao Livehouse
12/6 - Bangkok, Thailand (Rock Pub
12/7 - Singapore, Singapore (Substation Theatre
12/9 - TBA
12/10 - Surabaya, Indonesia (Graha Pemuda
12/11 - Semarang, Indonesia (Gor Tri Lomba Juang
12/12 - Jakarta, Indonesia (Bulungan Outdoor)

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Marduk Announces More Tour Dates

Swedish black metallers Marduk are currently readying for their return to the U.S. later this month as part of the "Blackest Of The Black" tour, founded by Danzig front man Glenn Danzig in 2003 as a way to promote extreme bands of his choosing from around the globe. The 2010 edition will officially kick off on October 25th and wind its way through over a dozen cities before making its last stop in mid November. Additional support will be provided by Possessed, Toxic Holocaust and Withered. Marduk will also be doing a handful of headlining shows throughout the tour in Arizona, Oklahoma, Ohio, Iowa, South Dakota, Utah, Nevada and California.

The currently announced dates are as follows:

10/24/2010 The Clubhouse - Tempe, AZ [Marduk headlining; Blackest Of The Black off-date]
10/25/2010 Sunshine Theater - Albuquerque, NM
10/26/2010 The Conservatory - Oklahoma City, OK [Marduk headlining; Blackest Of The Black off-date]
10/27/2010 The Village - Little Rock, AR
10/29/2010 Backstage Live - San Antonio, TX
10/30/2010 Warehouse Live - Houston, TX
10/31/2010 The Palladium Showroom - Dallas, TX
11/02/2010 Valarium - Knoxville, TN
11/03/2010 Expo Five - Louisville, KY
11/04/2010 Town Ballroom - Buffalo, NY
11/05/2010 Alrosa Villa - Columbus, OH [Marduk headlining; Blackest Of The Black off-date]
11/06/2010 Royal Oak Music Theater - Royal Oak, MI
11/07/2010 Congress Theater - Chicago, IL
11/08/2010 Vaudeville Mews - Des Moines, IA [Marduk headlining; Blackest Of The Black off-date]
11/09/2010 The Cabooze - Minneapolis, MN
11/10/2010 The Venue - Fargo, ND
11/11/2010 Sports Rock - Rapid City, SD [Marduk headlining; Blackest Of The Black off-date]
11/12/2010 Gothic Theater - Denver, CO
11/13/2010 Vertigo at The Complex - Salt Lake City, UT [Marduk headlining; Blackest Of The Black off-date]
11/14/2010 Knitting Factory Concert House - Spokane, WA
11/15/2010 Showbox SODO - Seattle, WA
11/16/2010 Roseland Theater - Portland, OR
11/17/2010 Senator Theatre - Chico, CA
11/18/2010 New Oasis - Sparks, NV [Marduk headlining; Blackest Of The Black off-date]
11/19/2010 Thee Parkside - San Francisco, CA [Marduk headlining; Blackest Of The Black off-date]
11/20/2010 The Grove Of Anaheim - Anaheim, CA

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More Bands Announced For Maryland Death Fest

New Jersey based death metal band Funebrarum is the latest act to be confirmed for the 2011 edition of the Maryland Death Fest, which is set to take place from May 27th - 29th in Baltimore. The currently announced lineup is as follows:

Acid witch
Aura noir
Avulsed
Bad acid trip
Blood freak
Cianide
Citizens arrest
Corrosion of conformity
Creative waste
Cretin
Cripple bastards
Dead congregation
Defeated sanity
Devourment
Dropdead
Exhorder
Exhumed
Funebrarum
Goatsnake
Gravehill
Hail of bullets
Hatred surge
Hooded menace
Impaled nazarene
Innumerable forms
Inquisition
The kill
Kylesa
Last days of humanity
Lock up
Machetazo
Malignant tumour
Mammoth grinder
Marduk
Masakari
Nails
Neurosis
Nightbringer
Nocturnal
Nokturnel
Orange goblin
Pulling teeth
Regurgitate
Repugnant
Wormed

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Marduk To Play 2011 Maryland Deathfest

Swedish black metal outfit Marduk has announced it's participation in the forthcoming 2011 edition of the Maryland Deathfest. The annual extreme music festival is set to take place May 27th to 29th, 2011 at Sonar in Baltimore.

Maryland Deathfest 2011 confirmed line-up:
AURA NOIR
AVULSED
BLOOD FREAK
CIANIDE
CREATIVE WASTE
CRETIN
CRIPPLE BASTARDS
DEFEATED SANITY
DEVOURMENT
EXHORDER
EXHUMED
GOATSNAKE
GRAVEHILL
HOODED MENACE
IMPALED NAZARENE
INNUMERABLE FORMS
INQUISITION
THE KILL
LAST DAYS OF HUMANITY
MACHETAZO
MALIGNANT TUMOUR
MAMMOTH GRINDER
MARDUK
NAILS
NEUROSIS
NIGHTBRINGER
NOKTURNEL
ORANGE GOBLIN
PULLING TEETH
REPUGNANT
WORMED

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Withered Comments On "Blackest Of The Black" Tour

Atlanta's Withered has issued the following statement about appearing on the upcoming "Blackest of the Black" tour with Danzig, Possessed, Marduk, and Toxic Holocaust:

"Withered is bringing our brand of extreme music and expression to a new audience this fall. The Blackest Of The Black tour is an opportunity that we just couldn’t pass up. It is also a blessing for us after learning the unfortunate news about Behemoth & Nergal. This turn of events will allow us to offer a glimpse of unique perspective to a fresh crowd as we kick off our third album release. Whether these fans are ready for us or not, we are definitely ready for them and expect to expand their horizons as well as our own on this new path."

The currently announced dates are as follows:

10/25 - Albuquerque, NM - Sunshine Theatre
10/27 - Little Rock, AK - The Village
10/29 - San Antonio, TX - San Antonio Live
10/30 - Houston, TX - Warehouse
10/31 - Dallas, TX - Palladium
11/02 - Knoxville, TN - Valarium
11/03 - Louisville, KY - Expo Five
11/04 - Buffalo, NY - Town Ballroom
11/05 - Columbus, OH - Alrosa Villa (no DANZIG)
11/06 - Royal Oak, MI - Royal Oak Music Theater
11/07 - Chicago, IL - Congress Theater
11/09 - Minneapolis, MN - The Cabooze
11/10 - Fargo, ND - The Venue
11/12 - Denver, CO - Gothic Theater
11/14 - Spokane, WA - Knitting Factory Concert House
11/15 - Seattle, WA - Showbox SODO
11/16 - Portland, OR - Roseland Theater

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Danzig To Headline 2010 Blackest Of The Black Tour

Iconic metal/punk singer-songwriter Danzig has been announced as the headliner of the 2010 "Blackest Of The Black" tour. The "Blackest Of The Black" tour will hit select markets across the United States with support coming from Marduk, Possessed, Toxic Holocaust and Withered.

Here are the confirmed "Blackest Of The Black 2010" tour dates:

Oct. 25 - Albuquerque, NM - Sunshine Theatre
Oct. 27 - Little Rock, AK - The Village
Oct. 29 - San Antonio, TX - San Antonio Live
Oct. 30 - Houston, TX - Warehouse
Oct. 31 - Dallas, TX - Palladium

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Marduk Updates "Great Northern War" Tour Dates

The dates for Marduk's upcoming "The Great Northern War 2010" tour have now been finalized. The confirmed dates and locations are as follows:

9/1 POLAND Poznan, Blue Note
9/2 POLAND Wroclaw, Madness
9/3 GERMANY Crispendorf, Wolfzeit Festival
9/4 GERMANY Essen, Turock
9/5 BELGIUM Brugge, Het Entrepot
9/6 HOLLAND Tilburg, 013
9/7 DENMARK Aarhus, Voxhall
9/8 DENMARK Copenhagen, The Rock
9/9 NORGE Oslo, Betong
9/10 SWEDEN Gothenburg, Parken
9/11 SWEDEN Stockholm, Klubben
9/12 SWEDEN Östersund, Tingshuset
9/14 FINLAND Oulo, Nuclear
9/15 FINLAND Jyvaskyla, Lutakko
9/16 FINLAND Helsinki, Dantes Highlight
9/17 LATVIA Liepaja, Fontaine Palace
9/18 LITHUANIA Vilnius, Mulen Ruzas

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Marduk Confirms Festival Appearance

Marduk is the next act in a long list of bands being confirmed for the 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise ship metal festival. 70,000 Tons of Metal will sail on January 24th, 2011 aboard the Royal Caribbean “Majesty of the Seas” from Miami, Florida.

Confirmed bands:
Agent Steel
Amon Amarth
Death Angel
Ensiferum
Epica
Exodus
Fear Factory
Finntroll
Forbidden
Iced Earth
Marduk
Moonspell
Obituary
Raven
Saxon
Sodom
Sonata Arctica
Swashbuckle
Testament
Trouble
Uli Jon Roth
Witchburner

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Marduk Posts "The Great Northern War" Tour Trailer

Marduk has posted a video trailer online for the band's upcoming "The Great Northern War" tour, which can be viewed below.

The upcoming tour dates are as follows: More...

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Marduk Postpones Central American Shows

Marduk has issued the following update about postponing the previously announced Central America shows due to travel issues:

"Because of misinformation from one of the airlines involed in Marduks travel to Central America the band got uphold and couldnt get on the connection flight. It was totaly the fault of the airline. Marduk had just completed one of the planned three flights to Costa Rica when the problem occured. There was no time to book new flights to make it in time to do the 3 shows.

"The band and booking agency are currently checking options to rebook the shows as soon as possible. Marduk feels very unfortunate for the situation as the band is eager and burning with devotion to march across Central America. More news to be posted as soon as possible."

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Catholic Church Criticises Marduk

The Catholic Church of Costa Rica has criticised the Swedish black metal outfit Marduk for their use of blasphemy and religious iconography. Marduk are scheduled to perform in Costa Rica at the Pepper Disco on July 29th, which will be the band's first concert in the country in seven years.

Mario Segura, Catholic priest and spokesperson for the Curia Metropolitana, said "they should have more respect because they are sacred things", referring to the band's use of religious articles, like an inverted cross in its album cover art. Segura said he considers that this type of music and message cannot encourage any good in Costa Rica's youth.

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Valkyrja To Tour Europe With Marduk

Sweden's Valkyrja has been added to Marduk's "The Great Northern War" 2010 tour, which also features Ragnarok. The currently confirmed dates are as follows:

01.09.2010 (POL) Poznan / Blue Note (extended show without Ragnarok)
02.09.2010 (POL) Wroclaw / Madness (extended show without Ragnarok)
03.09.2010 (GER) Crispendorf / Wolfszeit Festival (extended show without Ragnarok)
04.09.2010 (GER) Adelsheim / Metal Fest Festival (extended show without Ragnarok)
05.09.2010 (BEL) Brugge / Het Entrepot
06.09.2010 (HOL) Tilburg / o13
07.09.2010 (DEN) Aarhus / Voxhall
08.09.2010 (DEN) Copenhagen / The Rock
09.09.2010 (NOR) Oslo / Betong
10.09.2010 (SWE) Goteborg / Parken
11.09.2010 (SWE) Stockholm / Klubben
12.09.2010 (SWE) Ostersund / Tingshuset
14.09.2010 (FIN) Oulu / Nuclear
16.09.2010 (FIN) Helsinki / Dante's Highlight

The promotional poster for the tour can be viewed at this location.

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Marduk Updates Tour Schedule

Swedish black metal act Marduk is currently out on tour in support of the band's latest album "Wormwood." The upcoming Marduk tour dates are as follows:

5/17 Romagnano Sesia (Novara), Italy, Rock And Roll Arena
5/18 Rome, Italy, Blackout
5/19 Bologna, Italy, Estragon
5/20 Nova Gorica, Mostovna, Slovakia
5/21 Budapest, Hungary, Metalfest Open Air
5/22 Krakow, Poland Studio
5/23 Pilsen, Czech Republic, Metalfest Open Air
6/18 Hellfest Festival, Clisson France
7/08-10 Rockharz, Flugplatz Ballenstedt/Harz Germany
7/29 San Jose, Costa Rica (TBA)
7/30 San Salvador, El Salvador (TBA)
7/31 San Pedro Sula, Honduras (TBA)
8/01 Guatemala City, Guatemala (TBA)

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Marduk Annoucnes Central American Tour Dates

Swedish metal band Marduk has issued the following update:

"It is with the greatest pleasure we present Marduks return to Central America. The band are delighted to return to the lands of Camazotz! This Cental American Death March will pass through 4 countries, namely Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Honduras. The march begins at the end of July."

Upcoming Marduk Central American tour dates are as follows:


July 29 - San Jose, Costa Rica (TBA)
July 30 - San Salvador, El Salvador (TBA)
July 31 - San Pedro Sula, Honduras (TBA)
August 01 - Guatemala City, Guatemala (TBA)

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Marduk Adds More Tour Dates

Swedish black metal act Marduk has issued the following update about adding on more tour dates:

"After 100 live appearances in support of the 11th full-length album known as Wormwood, the war machine marches on. We are delighted to present Marduk's return to the East. Dates have now been confirmed for Russia and Belarus. The crusade in the East will begin on the 29th of April. All the correct dates are presented in the Tour section. Await the carnage! The fan gallery section here has been massively updated. Marduk hails you all for showing your loyalty! Keep sending photos of your Marduk related tattoos to have them published there."

The upcoming Marduk tour dates are as follows: More...

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Marduk Announces Belarus and Russian Tour Dates

Marduk has announced the following Belarus and Russian tour dates:

29.04 - Minsk (Belarus) "Reactor"
30.04 - Moscow (Russia) "XO"
02.05 - Khabarovsk (Russia) "Velicano"
03.05 - Nizhny-Novgorod (Russia) "Rocco"
04.05 - St-Petersburg (Russia) "Orlandina"

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Line-Up Announced For Metal Fest Open Air Austria

The 2010 edition of the Metal Fest Open Air Austria will take place from May 12th - 15th, 2010 More information on the festival can be found at this location. The currently confirmed line up for the festival is as follows:

Twilight of The Gods
Testament
Bolt Thrower
Behemoth
Sepultura
Six Feet Under
Nevermore
Corvus Corax
Deicide
Epica
Korpiklaani
Saltatio Mortis
Caliban
Legion of the Damned
Parkway Drive
Death Angel
Alestorm More...

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Marduk Issues Tour Schedule Update

Swedish black metallers Marduk have issued the following update about their upcoming tour plans:

"The band has currently returned to Sweden and are rehearsing and preparing in for upcoming tours. Tour dates for South America has been been announced. Go to tour section to check the dates of the upcoming Deathmarch. We are proud to announce that Marduk will be appearing in some European fests such as: Hellfest Festival in Clisson France, as well as the Rockharz Open Air Festival in Germany and House of Metal Festival in Umeå, Sweden on the 5th of March."

The South American dates are as follows: More...

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Marduk Announces South American Tour

Swedish black metal outfit Marduk has announced a series of shows in South America that will kick off in April. The tour dates are as follows:

April 9 - Campo Grande/MS, Brazil - República Music Bar
April 10 - Fortaleza/CE, Brazil - Clube Santa Cruz
April 11 - Rio de Janeiro/RJ, Brazil - Teatro Odisséia
April 14 - Bueno Aires, Argentina - TBC
April 15 - Campinas/SP, Brazil - Hammer Rock Bar
April 16 - São Paulo/SP, Brazil - Hangar 110
April 17 - Belo Horizonte/MG, Brazil - Bar Brasil
April 18 - Brasília/DF, Brazil - Boate Capital Clube
April 19 - Porto Alegre/RS, Brazil - Bar Opinião

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