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Gizmachi

Formed: 1998
From: Newburgh, NY, United States
Last Known Status: Active

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40 Below Summer Plan Reunoin Show

40 BELOW SUMMER are set to play what seems to be yet another reunion show to promote the re-release of their Rain EP, out July 27, at Starland Ballroom with GIZMACHI and WITH DAGGERS DRAWN.

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Manntis Check In From The Road, Video Posted

The explosive Southern California quintet Manntis are currently annihilating crowds on the 10 Years of Brutality Tour alongside Hatebreed, Most Precious Blood, Full Blown Chaos, Gizmachi and If Hope Dies, which runs through Nov. 23rd. Their first video, "Axe of Redemption," is now in heavy rotation on Fuse's Metal Asylum and MTV2's Headbangers Ball. Click here to watch video.

Jake Sirokman (vocals) checks in with the following report from the road: "We are on the 4th date of the Decade of Brutality tour with Hatebreed and things are going great. We are very proud and excited to be sharing the stage with such awesome bands and of course one of our major influences Hatebreed. We are also looking forward to the Century Media Christmas Party, also another great set of bands that night. This is it for now and we hope you all have a great Thanksgiving weekend. See you on the road."

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Hatebreed's "A Decade of Brutality" Ecard Online

Hatebreed's "A Decade of Brutality" 10 year anniversary tour ecard is now online. The tour runs from November 1-26 and features Most Precious Blood, Full Blown Chaos, Gizmachi, Manntis, If Hope Dies in addition to Hatebreed.

10 YEARS OF BRUTALITY TOUR Dates:

11/1 - Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
11/2 - Manchester, NH @ Bombshelter
11/3 - Buffalo, NY @ Showplace Theatre
11/4 - Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
11/5 - Louisville, KY @ The Gate
11/6 - Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
11/7 - Nashville, TN @ Exit/In
11/8 - Memphis, TN @ New Daisy Theatre
11/9 - Birmingham, AL @ 4th & 16th Space
11/10 - Jacksonville, FL @ Fuel
11/11 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
11/12 - Daytona Beach, FL @ Fuel
11/13 - St. Petersburg, FL @ The State Theatre
11/14 - Charleston, SC @ The Music Farm
11/15 - Spartanburg, SC @ Groundzero
11/16 - Fayetteville, NC @ Jester's Pub
11/17 - Jacksonville, NC @ Planet Rock
11/18 - Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
11/19 - Pittston, PA @ The Staircase
11/20 - Atlantic City, NJ @ House of Blues
11/21 - State College, PA @ The Crowbar
11/22 - Lancaster, PA @ The Chameleon
11/23 - Orono, ME @ Ushuaia
11/25 - New Haven, CT @ Toad's Place Skarhead, All Out War, Neglect & One 4 One appear
11/26 New Haven, CT @ Toad's Place Converge, Crowbar, Subzero & Irate appear.

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Ozzfest 2005 Comes To an End in West Palm Beach

Well it was one hell of a tour, the 10th annual Ozzfest Summer Amphitheatre Tour came to an end once again in West Palm Beach, FL and I had a chance to be there. For 6 years now I have been planning on going to Ozzfest but for some reason something has always came up and I couldn't go. Last year I had everything lined up to go, and a damn hurricane hit the place. This year I finally lucked out and went to my first Ozzfest. Let me tell you "I have waited for this for a very long time." I loaded up the Tahoe with a couple friends and my wife and we left about 2:00am Saturday morning and drove about 9 1/2 hours from Charleston to West Palm Beach, FL. That was a long drive, I probably should have gone to the one in Charlotte, NC the night before but......."The best one is the last one" that's what I have always been told. More...

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Hatebreed Plan 10th Anniversary Tour

Hatebreed will be hitting the road in November for their 10th anniversary tour, dubbed the "10 Years Of Brutality Tour." Joining the band will be Most Precious Blood, Full Blown Chaos, Gizmachi, If Hope Dies, and Manntis. More dates will be announced, but here's the latest:

11/1 Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
11/2 Manchester, NH @ Bombshelter
11/3 Buffalo, NY @ Showplace Theatre
11/4 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
11/5 Louisville, KY @ The Gate
11/6 Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
11/9 Birmingham, AL @ 4th & 16th Space
11/10 Jacksonville, FL @ Fuel
11/14 Charleston, SC @ Music Farm
11/15 Spartanburg, SC @ Groundzero
11/16 Fayetteville, NC @ Jester's Pub
11/17 Jacksonville, NC @ Planet Rock
11/18 Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
11/23 Orono, ME @ Ushuaia

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Gizmachi and Diecast Added To Ill Nino Tour

GIZMACHI and DIECAST have been added to the upcoming ILL NINO headlining tour. Confirmed dates are as follows:

Sep. 20 - Northern Lights - Clifton Park, NY
Sep. 21 - Crocodile Rock - Allentown, PA
Sep. 23 - House of Blues - Atlantic City, NJ
Sep. 24 - WQWK Block Party - State College, PA
Sep. 25 - The Norva - Norfolk, VA
Sep. 27 - Headliners - Toledo, OH
Sep. 28 - Headliners Music Hall - Lousville, KY
Sep. 29 - Newport Music Hall - Columbus, OH
Sep. 30 - The Trocadero - Philadelphia, PA
Oct. 01 - Starland Ballroom - Sayreville, NJ

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Byzantine Explain Dropping Off Of IEMF Tour

BYZANTINE have posted the following message on their official website regarding dropping off the International Extreme Music Tour:

"OK. Just so everyone knows exactly what is going on with us, here is why we are not doing the IEMF tour. We were screwed by Jeffrey Churchwell at Digger International. There we no internal problems with the band. Yes, OJ had a death in the family. That’s not the issue. No, no one in the band is addicted to anything. We were fully prepared to do this tour. We have signed contracts with the venues. We just ordered new merchandise. We were in the process of securing more reliable transportation for the tour. In short, we have been taking all the steps necessary to do this tour. I will state this again clearly: We were screwed by Jeffrey Churchwell at Digger International. That is why we’re not on the tour.

Stating that there were “circumstances beyond our control” is nothing but PC horseshit. More...

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Ozzfest Report from July 24 in Bristow, VA

I attended Ozzfest 2005 on Sunday, July 24 in Bristow, Virginia’s Nissan Pavilion (my report is running late, as I’ve found myself overcommitted lately). This fest was the tenth annual Ozzfest, and not to be outdone by last year’s excellent lineup, this year they sported an equally as good lineup spanning more genres of metal than before. This year’s lineup also contained numerous headliner-quality bands on both stages including, Killswitch Engage, Shadows Fall, Rob Zombie, Mudvayne, and of course Iron Maiden and Black Sabbath.

Had I known that both people I was supposed to go with would bail out, I would have lined up a photo pass for the whole show to give me something more to do. As it turned out, I pretty much just enjoyed the show and met up with As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis for an interview that we missed in Philadelphia, PA.

While this year’s lineup sported mostly bands I knew and had heard, most I was only vaguely familiar with, so pardon the lack of specific details such as song names, etc. in many cases. More...

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The Haunted Confirm 3 US Tour Dates, Arhus Fest

The Haunted has confirmed a few fall tour dates:

With Shadows Fall, Bury Your Dead & Gizmachi

Sept. 05 Jacksonville, FL - Freebird
Sept. 06 Jacksonville, NC - Planet Rock
Sept. 08 Towson, MD - Recher Theatre

Nov. 05 - Århus, Denmark - Århus Metal Festival

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Set Times For First 2 Ozzfest 2005 Dates Revealed

The set times for the first two Ozzfest dates have been officially released. They are as follows:

July 15 - Mansfield, MA @ Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts:

Second Stage:

WICKED WISDOM - 9:10-9:30am
GIZMACHI - 9:35-9:55am
SOILWORK - 10:00-10:20am
IT DIES TODAY - 10:25-10:45am
ARCH ENEMY - 10:50-11:10am
TRIVIUM - 11:15-11:35am
THE BLACK DALIA MURDER - 11:40am-12:00pm
A DOZEN FURIES - 12:05-12:35pm
MASTODON - 12:40-1:10pm
THE HAUNTED - 1:15-1:35pm
BURY YOUR DEAD - 1:40-2:00pm
AS I LAY DYING - 2:05-2:35pm
KILLSWITCH ENGAGE - 2:40-3:20pm
ROB ZOMBIE - 3:35-4:35pm

Main Stage:

IN FLAMES - 4:35-4:55pm
BLACK LABEL SOCIETY - 5:05-5:45pm
SHADOWS FALL - 5:55-6:35pm
MUDVAYNE - 6:45-7:35pm
IRON MAIDEN - 8:00-9:10pm
BLACK SABBATH - 9:30-11:00pm

July 17 - Hartford, CT @ New England Dodge Music Center:

Second Stage:

BURY YOUR DEAD - 9:20am
WICKED WISDOM - 9:45am
GIZMACHI - 10:10am
SOILWORK - 10:35am
IT DIES TODAY - 11:00am
ARCH ENEMY - 11:25am
TRIVIUM - 11:50am
THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER - 12:15pm
THE HAUNTED - 12:40pm
A DOZEN FURIES - 1:05pm
MASTODON - 1:40pm
AS I LAY DYING - 2:15pm
KILLSWITCH ENGAGE - 2:50pm
ROB ZOMBIE - 3:45pm

Main Stage:

IN FLAMES - 4:35pm
BLACK LABEL SOCIETY - 5:05pm
SHADOWS FALL - 5:55pm
MUDVAYNE - 6:45pm
IRON MAIDEN - 8:05pm
BLACK SABBATH - 9:30pm

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Ozzfest 2005 Summer Sampler Track Listing Revealed

The track listing has been finalized for the Ozzfest 2005 summer sampler. The CD will be available at the Ozzfest Summer Sampler tent for free, and as a consolation prize in the Village of the Damned at any of the game booths.

Ozzfest 2005 summer sampler track listing:

OZZY OSBOURNE – "21st Century Schizoid Man"
TONY IOMMI – "Dopamine"
GZR - "Pardon My Depression"
A DOZEN FURIES – "The Everlasting Grudge"
THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER – "A Vulger Picture"
THE HAUNTED – "No Compromise"
IT DIES TODAY – "Freak Gasoline Fight Accident"
SOILWORK – "Stabbing The Drama"
ARCH ENEMY – "Nemesis" (Rough Mix)
BRUCE DICKINSON – "Tyranny of Souls"
GIZMACHI – "The Answer"
BURY YOUR DEAD - 'The Color of Money'
IN FLAMES – "My Sweet Shadow"
TRIVIUM – "A Gunshot To The Head of Trepidation"
WICKED WISDOM – "Something Inside of Me"

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Suicide City To Join Mouth of Madness Tour

SUICIDE CITY (formerly RODEK), the new band featuring BIOHAZARD guitarist/vocalist Billy Graziadei and former KITTIE bassist Jennifer Arroyo, will be joining the "Mouth of Madness" tour with OTEP, DEVILDRIVER, GIZMACHI and DAYSEND for several dates in early June. SUICIDE CITY will be featured as a special guest on the following shows:

Jun. 08 – Trocadero - Philadelphia, PA
Jun. 10 - Knitting Factory - New York, NY
Jun. 11 - 2686/Club Ritual - Levitttown, NY
Jun. 12 - Webster Theatre - Hartford, CT
Jun. 14 – Chameleon - Lancaster, PA
Jun. 15 - Crocodile Rock - Allentown, PA
Jun. 18 – Jaxx - Springfield, VA

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Daysend To Tour U.S. For The First Time

Sydney, Australia, metal band Daysend will launch their first U.S. tour May 12 in Pomona, California, and wind down June 25 in Detroit. All dates also feature Otep, Gizmachi and Devilinside.

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Gizmachi Confirmed For Ozzfest 2005 Second Stage

upstate New York's GIZMACHI have now officially filled one of the "mystery band" slots on the second stage of this year's Ozzfest.

GIZMACHI will release their debut CD, "The Imbuing", on May 3 on Big Orange Clown Records, an imprint of Sanctuary Records. "The Imbuing" was produced by SLIPKNOT's M. Shawn Crahan (who also founded Big Orange Clown Records), engineered by Josh Wilbur and recorded at Spin Studios in New York City. GIZMACHI is comprised of Sean Kane on vocals, Jay Hannon and Mike Laurino on guitars, Kris Gilmore on bass and Jimmie Hatcher on drums.

The band filmed the video for their first single, "The Answer", in February in New York. The video was directed by Crahan and produced by Doug Spangenberg (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, LAMB OF GOD, EVERY TIME I DIE).

Ozzfest 2005 billing is now shaping up as follows: More...

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New Six Feet Under Video Available Online

Metal Blade Records have posted the video for SIX FEET UNDER’s ‘Shadow Of The Reaper’ online. Check it out here.

‘Shadow Of The Reaper’ comes from Six Feet Under’s latest release, 13.

Also, the band have confirmed a North American tour in July to support the album, out now through Metal Blade. Joining Six Feet Under will be openers BYZANTINE, BLOODSIMPLE and GIZMACHI. More details as they become available.

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Gizmachi Rumored For Ozzfest 2005 Second Stage

Upstate New York's GIZMACHI are rumored to have landed one of the "mystery band" slots on the second stage of this year's Ozzfest. An official confirmation is said to be coming sometime this week.

GIZMACHI will release their debut CD, "The Imbuing", on May 3 on Big Orange Clown Records, an imprint of Sanctuary Records. "The Imbuing" was produced by SLIPKNOT's M. Shawn Crahan (who also founded Big Orange Clown Records), engineered by Josh Wilbur and recorded at Spin Studios in New York City. GIZMACHI is comprised of Sean Kane on vocals, Jay Hannon and Mike Laurino on guitars, Kris Gilmore on bass and Jimmie Hatcher on drums.

The band filmed the video for their first single, "The Answer", in February in New York. The video was directed by Crahan and produced by Doug Spangenberg (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, LAMB OF GOD, EVERY TIME I DIE).

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Gizmachi To Play Download Festival

Gizmachi are set to play this year's Download Festival, which happens from June 10-12 at Donington. The band's debut album, 'The Imbuing', is released by Big Orange Clown/Mayan on June 13. It's been produced by The Clown from Slipknot.

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Slipknot Drummer Launches Label

Slipknot drummer M. Shawn Crahan, better-known as Clown or #6, has launched his own label, Big Orange Clown Records. The imprint falls under the Sanctuary Records umbrella; its first signing is Gizmachi, a metal quintet from upstate New York. The band will on May 3 release its debut album, "The Imbuing."

Clown's intense passion for finding new music and introducing it to bigger audiences is what led him to start the label. As its A&R head, he is open to signing artists of every genre.

"I'm always looking for that song -- whether it's classical, country, rap, hip-hop, hardcore, metal, whatever -- I'm looking for people who dig into their souls and they mean it," he tells Billboard.com. "If they do, I'm going to be involved, because they might write that song that will for one minute make the world take a second to think about it and maybe bring on change."

Clown went directly to Slipknot fans to solicit material, and he says thousands of submissions have poured in from around the world. And while artist-run labels don't have the best track record for success, Clown is confident that he knows talent when he sees it, along with what music fans do and don't like.

"I believe I have a Ph.D. [in this], and that's what all those people in the industry need to know, all those punk-ass A&R guys who sit there at their desks and tell me what they think," he says. "I tour eight or nine months a year talking to the kids, listening to the kids, watching them boo or applaud the openers."

Clown has certainly taken Gizmachi under his wing. Having befriended vocalist Sean Kane at a concert a few years ago, the two kept in touch, with Clown giving the band pointers to help it develop its sound and presentation. He produced "The Imbuing" and directed the video for the first single, "The Answer."

Gizmachi plays metal that is at times old-school, thrash and progressive, with Kane alternately singing and screaming the lyrics. Asked how Clown helped shape the album, Kane says, "He took our music and he didn't change it. He added all the great elements of the Clown to it and turned it into something different."

Gizmachi also secured the opening slot on six dates during Slipknot's current Subliminal Verses tour, which includes Shadows Fall and Lamb Of God. Although he wants to work closely with his acts and do more producing/directing, there is no guarantee that he will be involved with everyone to that degree: Gizmachi lucked into the tour because of timing, and also because Slipknot gave its approval. The label's artists "have to prove [themselves], and that's what I expect with anyone," he says. "I'm here because of nothing but sacrifice."

In other Slipknot news, Clown is filming the tour for footage to be included on the band's next DVD. The group is also re-releasing its album "Vol. 3 (The Subliminal Verses)" on April 12 as a double-disc set. The new edition sports alternate versions of tracks like "Danger -- Keep Away" and live renditions of "The Blister Exists," "Three Nil," "Disasterpiece" and "People=S***."

"I'm proud of the way 'Subliminal' came out," he says. "I wouldn't change it for the world. I wouldn't put anything on it that's not on it ... but I'm just also pleased that the fans can get the [other songs that were scattered on different releases]. We just want to give our kids everything they need to be happy, because it's all about them."

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Lamb of God Headlining Tour Dates

Lamb of God have a number of headlining shows during and after the Subliminal Verses tour. Here they are so far:

March 7 - Pittston, PA @ The Staircase (with ALL THAT REMAINS, SWORN ENEMY, GIZMACHI)
March 14 - Buffalo, NY @ Sphere Nite Club (with ALL THAT REMAINS, SWORN ENEMY, GIZMACHI)
March 17 - Winston-Salem, NC @ Ziggy's (with ALL THAT REMAINS, LUNACY DRIVEN)
March 24 - Tallahassee, FL @ Beta Bar (with CREAM ABDUL BARBAR, 27 SOUTH)
March 27 - Lubbock, TX @ South Beach (with DEVILDRIVER)
April 3 - Odessa, TX @ Dos Amigos (with DEVILDRIVER)
April 9 - Pomona, CA @ Glasshouse (with FIREBALL MINISTRY)
April 11 - Sparks, NV @ New Oasis (with FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES)
April 14 - Boise, ID @ Big Easy (with SHADOWS FALL, FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES, PALEFACE)
April 25 - Fargo, ND @ Playmakers Pavilion
April 28 - Springfield, MO @ The Rockwell

with MACHINE HEAD, TWELVE TRIBES:
May 2 - Grand Rapids, MI @ Orbit Room
May 3 - Cincinnati, OH @ Bogarts
May 4 - TBA, PA @ TBA

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More Subliminal Verses Tour Dates Announced

Round two of dates for Slipknot's upcoming Subliminal Verses Tour with Lamb Of God and Shadows Fall have been confirmed. They are as follows (with openers for the shows noted):

With The Bled:
Mar. 25 New Orleans @ UNO Lakefront Arena
Mar. 26 Houston, TX @ Reliant Arena

With Devildriver:
Mar. 28 Oklahoma City, OK @ Fairgrounds Arena
Mar. 29 Valley Center, KS @ Kansas Coliseum
Mar. 31 Corpus Christi, TX @ Concrete Street Amphitheatre
Apr. 01 San Antonio, TX @ Freeman Coliseum
Apr. 02 Grand Prairie, TX @ Nokia Live

With Trivium:
Apr. 04 Albuquerque, TX @ Albuquerque Convention Center
Apr. 05 El Paso, TX @ El Paso County Coliseum
Apr. 06 Glendale, AZ @ Glendale Arena
Apr. 08 San Diego, CA @ Cox Arena

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