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Below is our complete Dredg 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.

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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Fair To Midland Announces New Live Shows

Fair to Midland has been confirmed to support The Damned Things and Maylene & The Sons of Disaser on the Inked Magazine tour this summer. "We're very excited about being a part of this tour," says bassist Jon Dicken. "We're fans of all the bands involved and are looking forward to hitting the road with them for what looks like should be a fun summer. It's a great way to kick off the release of our new record. Also, since it's called the Inked Magazine Tour we may need to make a few tattoo shop stops before the tour starts!"

The band has also been confirmed to support Dredg in July along side The Trophy Fire. Those dates are in addition to the cluster of CD Release shows the act announced earlier this week.

Fair to Midland will release a new full-length entitled "Arrows and Anchors" on July 12th, 2011. This is the band’s follow-up to the "Fables from a Mayfly: What I Tell You Three Times Is True" record released in 2007. One of the new tracks, titled "Amarillo Sleeps on My Pillow" is still being given away as a free download.

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

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Dredg Announces European Tour

Dredg has revealed the dates for its forthcoming headline tour of Europe. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues below.

06/03 Dortmund, GER – FZW
06/04 Nurnberg, GER – Frankstadion
06/05 Nurburg, GER – Nurburgring
06/07 Hamburg, GER – Ubel & Gefahrlich
06/08 Bielefeld, GER – Ringlokschuppen
06/14 Amsterdam, NET – Melkweg
06/16 Helsinki, FIN – Kaisaniemen Puisto
06/17 Legnano, ITA – Land Of Live
06/21 Ravenna, ITA – Rock Planet
06/23 Madrid, SPA – Sala La Riviera Madrid

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Dredg Announces New Tour Dates

Dredg has revealed the dates for its upcoming headline tour of the United States. Support on the trek will come from The Dear Hunter, Balance And Composure and Trophy Fire. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues in the list below.

05/03 Los Angeles, CA – Roxy
05/04 Los Angeles, CA – Roxy
05/05 San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
05/06 San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
05/07 Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
05/10 Salt Lake City, UT – Avalon Theatre
05/11 Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre
05/13 St. Louis, MO – The Firebird
05/14 Chicago, IL – The Bottom Lounge
05/15 Pontiac, MI – The Eagle Theatre
05/16 Cleveland Heights, OH – Grog Shop
05/18 Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
05/19 New York, NY – Highline Ballroom
05/20 Philadelphia, PA – The Trocadero
05/21 Baltimore, MD – Bourbon Street
05/23 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
05/25 New Orleans, LA – House of Blues
05/26 Houston, TX – The Studio @ Warehouse Live
05/27 Austin, TX – Emo’s
05/28 Dallas, TX – Granada Theatre

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Judgement Day Issues New Euro Tour Report

Judgement Day has issued the second report from their European tour with Dredg, with a humorous anecdote as well:

"As soon as we hit Germany, our casual European vacation turned into a full-on, epic rock tour. Dredg are heroes in Germany, and every night we played to over 1000 people. This was definitely the biggest week in Judgement Day’s life so far, and it went incredibly well. For all of the German shows we were also joined by another cool band called The Parlor Mob, from New Jersey. They fit perfectly into the bill with excellent musicianship and a sound vaguely reminiscent of classic Led Zeppelin. They seemed to be excited about our band as well. Their sound engineer Tony liked us so much that he ended up doing our sound for free, which made a huge difference for us.
The Prank

"A few days before our show in Berlin, Dredg got a memo from the Berlin police department saying that they were looking for 'Dradg' for questioning about some 'property damage.' Everyone in the band got really paranoid, so Drew Roulette (bass player) came up with a brilliant prank:

"On the night of the Berlin show, he hired 2 actors to dress up like German police, come on stage in the middle of the set and arrest Gavin and Dino (singer and drummer)! It worked perfectly: Gavin and Dino were scared shitless!

"Drew wanted all of the fans to think that the arrest was real for the first few days, so after the show we posted this video, which cuts off just before the prank is revealed:

Three days later we posted the full, uncut version: More...

Read the full article at Judgement Day's blog.

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Dredg Cancels Supporting Run w/ Karnivool

American progressive rock band Dredg has cancelled their supporting Australian tour with Karnivool, set to take place from mid November through to December around Australia.

The band commented: “Unfortunately, dredg will no longer be touring in Australia with Karnivool this November/December. After further planning and some unexpected twists we have found that the tour is no longer feasible. We are extremely apologetic and hope that someday, in the near future, we will be able to finally tour there. Until then…”

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Judgement Day Issues European Tour Report

Judgement Day has issued a European tour report from their tour with Dredg. Here are some excerpts, which are interesting to contrast the European hospitality the bands receive:

"This tour has been quite luxurious. The main reason is that we are splitting a tour bus with Dredg. Riding on a bus makes everything so much easier. We party, watch movies and sleep during the drives, and then wake up every morning exactly where we need to be. Riding with Dredg has been incredibly fun. There are eleven of us total riding on the bus and everyone hangs out and has a good time. It’s much easier to be traveling with a larger group of people because you don’t get sick of everyone. It also helps that everyone on our bus is chill and fun.

"In addition to the luxury of the bus, the hospitality in Europe is absolutely amazing. Almost every day we find our dressing room stocked with gourmet cheese, meats, vegetables and sweets. Almost every night we have an amazing catered dinner with wine. They sure know how to treat musicians over here.

"It hasn’t been all fun and games though. To help offset the enormous bill that we are going to get at the end of the tour we have been hustling extra hard to sell cds. We have been playing on street corners in the day and sometimes outside of the clubs when the shows get out:

"We made a special European tour cd that we are only selling on this trip called Excerpts. It includes three songs off of our upcoming record Peacocks /Pink Monsters as well as all of Opus 3: Acoustic."

Read the full article at Judgement Day's blog.

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Torche Releases New Video

Torche has just released a off-the-wall video for "Across The Shields," a track from their last release "Meanderthal." West Coaster's can see Torche who is currently on tour with Dredg.

May 8 2009 Glasshouse Pomona, California
May 9 2009 Velvet Jones Santa Barbara, California
May 10 2009 House of Blues San Diego, California
May 12 2009 Starline Fresno, California
May 13 2009 Downtown Brew San Luis Obispo, California
May 15 2009 The Underground Reno, Nevada
May 16 2009 Senator Theater Chico, California
May 19 2009 Great American Music Hall San Francisco, California
May 20 2009 Bimbo’s 365 Club San Francisco, California
May 21 2009 The Catalyst Santa Cruz, California
May 22 2009 Troubadour West Hollywood, California
May 23 2009 Troubadour (2nd night) West Hollywood, California

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Dredg, the Release Date to New Album

Dredg has announced their new album called "The Pariah, The Parrot, The Delusion," will make its way on the shelves May 19th, 2009. The album will be released by the band's own label, Ohlone Recordings. The good boys in Dredg will be making the available in vinyl and limited edition versions with alternate artwork and packaging to glorify your Dredg collection. Just because they love you, they added more tour dates as well. More...

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Tombs Announces US Tour Dates with Pelican

NY metallers, TOMBS, have announced a two-week tour with PELICAN. The Tour covers the western U.S. and including a stop at SXSW in Austin, TX. This tour will also include DREDG on the first part of the tour, followed by WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM on the later half.

TOMBS are touring in support of the forthcoming album and Relapse debut "Winter Hours." "Winter Hours" will be released on February 17th for North American and February 23rd internationally. The band recently premiered the first video from "Winter Hours," for album opener "Gossamer," online now via Pitchfork.TV. More...

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Compilation of Doom and Sludge Cover Pink Floyd

Dwell Records has released "Like Black Holes in the Sky: The Tribute to Syd Barrett," a complilation of doom and sludge bands covering Pink Floyd. Some bands appearing on this compilation are Unearthly Trance, Jesu, Yakuza, Intronaut, and Dredg.

Dwell Records has made the compilation available online for streaming. You can check it out here.

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Judgement Day Announces US Tour Dates

Cello and violin metal band Judgement Day will be touring the US for two months this fall supporting first Margot and the Nuclear So and So’s and then Dredg. Here are the tour dates:

Judgement Day supporting Margot and the Nuclear So and So’s:

9.30.08 - Iowa City, Old Brick Church
10.2.08 - Denver, CO, The Blue Bird
10.3.08 - Salt Lake City, Kilby Court
10.4.08 - Reno, NV, Tonic
10.5.08 - San Francisco, The Independent
10.7.08 - Los Angeles, The Troubadour
10.8.08 - San Diego, The Casbah
10.9.08 - Phoenix, AZ, The Rhythm Room
10.10.08 - Tuscon, Plush
10.12.08 - Austin, TX, Mohawk
10.13.08 - Houston, TX, The Mink
10.14.08 - Norman, OK, Opolis
10.15.08 - St. Louis, MO, Billiken Club FREE!
10.16.08 - Louisville, KY, 930 Listening Room
10.17.08 - Indianapolis, IN, Murat Arabian Room
10.18.08 - Bloomington, IN, Buskirk Chumley
10.19.08 - Columbus, OH, Skully’s
10.23.08 - New York, SESAC CMJ SHOWCASE - TBA

Judgement Day supporting Dredg: More...

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Dredg Announce Tracklisting To New Album

The track listing for dredg's upcoming "Live At The Fillmore" release has been announced and can be found here. The effort will see a November 07th release date through Interscope.

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Dredg To Play Complete "Leitmotif" In CA

Dredg will be playing their 2001 debut Leitmotif in its entirety when they take the stage of the Catalyst in Santa Cruz, California, on September 14. The band will also throw in a few cuts from their 2005 release, Catch Without Arms.

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Taste of Chaos 2006 Tour Dates Announced

The initial tour dates for the 2006 Taste of Chaos tour, a near two-month jaunt featuring Adair, As I Lay Dying, Atreyu, Deftones, Dredg, Greeley Estates, Millionaire, Pelican, Silverstein, Story of the Year, Street Drum Corps, The Confession, The Receiving End of Sirens, and Thrice, have been announced.

The tour — nicknamed "Winter Warped" during its inaugural run last year — kicks off in San Diego on February 16 and snakes its way throughout the U.S. and Canada before coming to an end April 15 in Montreal.

A special ticket pre-sale begins Friday; fans can visit TasteOfChaos.com for more information.

Last year's version of Taste featured headliners the Used and My Chemical Romance and was so popular that it spawned a European sequel of sorts, also headlined by the Used, plus a tour-spanning DVD and a charity holiday comp, Taste of Christmas.

Here are the Taste of Chaos 2006 tour dates, according to event organizers: More...

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