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Severe Torture

Formed: 1997
From: Netherlands
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Severe Torture News

Below is our complete Severe Torture 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.

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Severe Torture To Head Out On Massive Euro Tour

Dutch brutal death metalers Severe Torture head out on their biggest ever tour supporting Vader starting September 28th in Berlin and running through Europe until November 10th in support of the Earache released CD "Fall of the Despised."

Singer Patrick said "We are very excited about our first official tour since 2002 with one of the best death metal bands around, Vader. This also marks our first touras a five-piece unit, so people who haven't seen us since our tour with Cannibal Corpse will be blown away by our wall of brutal death metal. Our setlist will contain songs from our latest and best effort so far, "Fall of the Despised", and of course a collection of songs from our death metal classic "Feasting on Blood" and the ultra brutal "Misanthropic Carnage". Make sure to come out and support Severe Torture and be prepared to get blown away by a heavy dose of aggressive brutal death metal!"

The full listing of tour dates is as follows:

Vader, Illdisposed, Severe Torture (+ opening acts): More...

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Severe Tourture Gearing Up For Fests and Tour

SEVERE TORTURE have been busy honing their metal skills in their native Holland and are set to play two massive metal festivals: The Party-San in Germany and Brutal Assault in the Czech Republic. SEVERE TORTURE have been focusing on preparing for The Party San in Germany,
which features death metal standards such as Six Feet Under and Cryptopsy, and the Brutal Assault Festival in the Czech Republic featuring Fear Factory, fellow Earache band Ephel Duath, and much more blazing metal. SEVERE TORTURE are also gearing up for a full supporting tour with VADER and GOD DETHRONED for fall and are aiming to return to the studio in early 2007 to record new material.

SEVERE TORTURE'S latest effort, "Fall of the Despised" is available on the US and UK Earache web stores. You can check out some of their material on the band's MySpace page.

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Brutal Assault Festival Lineup Nearly Complete

The 11th edition of the Brutal Assault festival is scheduled for August 10th - 12th in Svojsice U Prelouce (100 km east of Prague), Czech Republic.

Organizers have issued the following update:

This year’s event promises more impressive expansion and confirms that the organizers don’t intend to stagnate. On the contrary, from year to year, the festival’s program is more and more various and promises more and more foreign metal crowd-pullers for the fans of promiscuous extreme genres. Thanks to the participation of many first-rate metal bands, this event aspires to become a major metal festival in central Europe.

It’s difficult to say which band can be branded as the headliner because this year’s lineup offers up several giants of the metal genre.

Great attraction, especially for fans of atmospheric or symphonic black metal are Norwegians black metal gurus DIMMU BORGIR. In their case we can look for a frosty and dark concert experience.

The next exclusive guest comes from the USA. FEAR FACTORY, who were well known as a representatives of dehumanized cyber metal, but nowadays they come with a new actual face of the year 2006. More...

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"Earache Extreme Metal Racing" Game Trailer Online

A Trailer featuring action from the upcoming Earache-branded high-octane death and destruction PlayStation 2 racing game "Earache Extreme Metal Racing" is now showing online at earacheextrememetalracing.com.

EARACHE EXTREME METAL RACING will feature ten evil Earache bands as racing teams burning a lot more than rubber as they race and pulverise the opposition's vehicles through Purgatory and other hellish wastelands, all to an exclusively Earache-label death and extreme metal soundtrack.

Along with themed tracks from the combatants on the starting grid there'll also be over 50 extreme metal Earache classics making up the soundtrack of the game from such luminaries as Napalm Death, At The Gates, Cathedral, The Haunted, Hate Eternal, Ultraviolence, Cult Of Luna, Beecher, Urkraft, Anata, Mistress, Severe Torture and many others, including rare tracks on bonus levels throughout the game.

Earache Extreme Metal racing is due for release on PS2, PSP and PC on 7th July 2006.

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First Dates For Bloodletting N. American Tour

Initial dates have been released for the upcoming Bloodletting North America V tour featuring DEEDS OF FLESH, VILE, SEVERE TORTURE, and DECREPIT BIRTH:

July 14 - Corona, CA @ Showcase Theater
July 15 - San Marcos, CA @ Jumping Turtle
July 16 - Hollywood, CA @ Knitting Factory
July 18 - Albuquerque, NM @ The Compound

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Maryland Deathfest IV Running Order Released

The organizers of the Maryland Deathfest have issued the following update:

Greetings everyone. As already stated, ENGORGED and BURNT BY THE SUN have cancelled their appearance at MDF. The replacements for these 2 bands are CATTLE DECAPITATION (California) and ALARUM (Australia).

Now that the replacements have been announced, the running order for each day has been posted. Doors open at 11:50 AM and bands start at 12:20 PM. Stay tuned for more information regarding the MDF pre-fest show. More...

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Final Bands Confirmed for Maryland Deathfest IV

The final 14 bands that have been confirmed for Maryland Deathfest IV. The festival takes place on May 27 and May 28, 2006 at SONAR in Baltimore, MD. Doors will open slightly earlier compared to last year and advance tickets will go on sale through the web site on January 5th. The final 14 bands just confirmed are:

Dismember - SWEDEN
Vital Remains - RHODE ISLAND
Haemorrhage - SPAIN
Pungent Stench - AUSTRIA
Unholy Grave - JAPAN
Disfear - SWEDEN
Severe Torture - NETHERLANDS
Anata - SWEDEN
Skinless - NEW YORK
Mesrine - CANADA
Catheter - COLORADO
Embryonic Cryptopathia - MASSACHUSETTS

Bands previously confimed for MDF IV include:

Necrophagist - GERMANY
Demilich - FINLAND
Machetazo - SPAIN
Butcher ABC - JAPAN
Sanity's Dawn - GERMANY
Gorgasm - ILLINOIS
Embalmer - OHIO
Yacoepsae - GERMANY
Engorged - OREGON
Burnt By The Sun - NEW JERSEY
Municipal Waste - VIRGINIA
Cenotaph - TURKEY
Mucupurulent - GERMANY
Total Fucking Destruction - PESNNSYLVANIA
Beneath The Massacre - CANADA
Electro Quarterstaff - CANADA

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Severe Torture Confirmed For German Festival

Dutch death metallers SEVERE TORTURE and German pagan/black metal act HELRUNAR have been confirmed for the 2006 installment of the Party.San Open Air festival, set to take place August 10-12 in Bad Berka, Germany. Also scheduled to perform at the festival are ENSLAVED, ROTTEN SOUND, ILLDISPOSED, WATAIN and AKRIVAL. More confirmations will be announced soon.

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Severe Torture In Mixing Mode

Dutch death metal outfit SEVERE TORTURE have posted the following message on their official web site:

"We are currently finishing the mixing process [for the new album] and if everything turns out well we will be finished by the end of next week. Here are some of the song titles: 'Consuming the Dying', 'Decree of Darkness', 'Unconditional Annihilation', 'Sawed Off' and 'Enshrined in Madness'. There will probably be eight songs on the album. We will reveal the final tracklisting and album title as soon as final desicions are made. Also about cover artwork and the new label."

SEVERE TORTURE recently released a live album, entitled "Bloodletting", via Holland's Karmageddon Media (formerly known as Hammerheart Records). The CD contains additional bonus material, including the group's 1998 demo.

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