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Mendeed

From: Glasgow, United Kingdom
Last Known Status: Disbanded

Latest Mendeed News

Below is our complete Mendeed 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.

Mendeed Call It Quits

Steven Nixon, lead guitarist for Scottish bashers MENDEED, has issued the following update:

"Mendeed have regrettably broken up due to irreconcilable difference with our manager. We would like to thank all of our fans for believing in us and helping us get as far as we did. I really wish things would have turned out different for us. Thanks to everyone that had faith in us, we'll miss you all."

"-Nixon
www.myspace.com/mendeed_nixon"

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Wacken Open Air 2007 Confirm Lordi and Mendeed

LORDI and MENDEED are the latest acts confirmed for the Wacken Open Air 2007 (www.wacken.com) is scheduled for August 2nd - 4th in Wacken, Germany.

Acts on the bill now include: 1349, AMORPHIS, BELPHEGOR, BENEDICTUM, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, BLACK MAJESTY, BLIND GUARDIAN, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, CHTHONIC, COMMUNIC, DESTRUCTION, DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER, DIMMU BORGIR, DISILLUSION, ENSLAVED, FALCONER, GRAVE DIGGER, HAGGARD, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, IMMORTAL, IN FLAMES, J.B.O., KAMPFAR, LACUNA COIL, LETZTE INSTANZ, LORDI, MENDEED, MOONSORROW, MOONSPELL, MUNICIPAL WASTE, NAPALM DEATH, NEAERA, NORTHER, RAGE & LINGUA MORTIS ORCHESTER, SACRED REICH, SAMAEL, SAXON, SCHANDMAUL, SODOM, SONIC SYNDICATE, STORMWARRIOR (featuring GAMMA RAY's Kai Hansen), STRATOVARIUS, SWALLOW THE SUN, THE VISION BLEAK, THERION, TYR, UNHEILIG, VADER and VOLBEAT.

More details as they become available.

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Blind Guardian Confirmed For Earthshaker Fest

BLIND GUARDIAN, GOREFEST, MENDEED and JUSTICE have been confirmed for the 2006 edition of the Earthshaker Fest, set to take place July 21-22 in Kreuth. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order):

APO REITER
ARCH ENEMY
BLIND GUARDIAN
BRAINSTORM
CALIBAN
COMMUNIC
DEATHSTARS
EDGUY
EKTOMORF
ENSIFERUM
EQUILIBRIUM
EVERGREY
GOREFEST
HAMMERFALL
JON OLIVA'S PAIN
JUSTICE
KATAKLYSM
KNORKATOR
LORDI
MENDEED
NEVERMORE
ONE MAN ARMY AND THE UNDEAD QUARTET
OPETH
RAGE
SATYRICON
SAXON
SCAR SYMMETRY
SODOM
SOILWORK
TESTAMENT
THREAT SIGNAL
VENOM
WINTERSUN

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Mendeed Sign To Nuclear Blast Records

Nuclear Blast Records has officially signed Scotland's Mendeed. According to the label, "The Glasgow based youngsters play a stunning mixture out of thrash Metal, hardcore and maidenesque guitar solos and already gained high popularity in their home country England, opening for acts like Anthrax, Cradle Of Filth, Slipknot, Trivium, Bleeding Through, and Shadow's Fall." The band's Nuclear Blast debut, "This War Will Last Forever," was produced by Mark Daghorn (Raging Speedhorn) and will hit stores in June.

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Trivium, In Flames, Opeth Metal Hammer Nominees

The nominations for the fourth annual Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards — which this year takes place on Monday, June 12 at Koko in Camden, North London — were recently announced. In keeping with the "Valhalla" theme of this year's awards, Metal Hammer magazine have teamed up with the crew of the "Hammer of the Gods", an authentic full-size replica Viking longboat, to launch both the awards on June 12 and the team's cross channel row, which takes place on the weekend of June 3 to raise money for charity Task Brazil.

Leading the field for nominations are longstanding rock and metal purveyors Roadrunner Records, with a staggering total of 14 nominations for the label that is home to acts as diverse as SLIPKNOT, MACHINE HEAD and award-nominated DRAGONFORCE. Coming in a very close second for overall nominations is major label powerhouse Warner Music with an impressive 11 awards for their roster of breakthrough U.S. rock bands MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE and AVENGED SEVENFOLD (a favourite of Radio 1's Jo Whiley), as well as Valley boys FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND and Finnish rockers H.I.M. In a complete whitewash of the category, Warner Music have secured four of the five nominations in the "Best Video" category, with the fifth and final nomination going to Roadrunner.

Going head-to-head with a joint total of four nominations are Sony and Universal, while EMI have secured two nominations for metal stalwarts and British institution IRON MAIDEN. Coming on strong is independent challenger to the rock throne Visible Noise marginally trails Sony and Universal with three nominations including "Best UK Band" and "Album of the Year", both for BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE. U.S. alternative rockers COHEED & CAMBRIA have surprised many with 3 nominations including appearances in the prestigious "Best Album" and "Best International Band" categories.

The full nominations list for the fourth annual Metal Hammer Golden Gods 2006 is as follows: More...

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Mendeed To Support Amen On UK Tour Dates

Young British metal crew Mendeed are to support Amen at the following shows:

May 7 - Tunbridge Wells Forum
May 8 - Braintree Venue
May 9 - Exeter Cavern
May 10 - Bristol Bierkeller
May 12 - Merthyr Tydfil RMS Rock Club
May 13 - Rugeley Rose
May 14 - Northampton Roadmenders
May 15 - Wolverhampton Varsity
May 18 - Manchester Academy
May 19 - Sheffield Corporation
May 20 - Newcastle Legends
May 22 - Dundee Reading Rooms
May 23 - Glasgow Ivory Blacks
May 24 - Aberdeen Kef
May 25 - Edinburgh Liquid Rooms
May 27 - Carlisle Brickyard
May 29 - Hull University
May 30 - Leeds Cockpit
June 1 - Liverpool Academy
June 2 - Wrexham Central Station
June 4 - Leicester Charlotte
June 5 - Mansfield Mill
June 6 - Southampton Nexus
June 7 - London Highbury Garage
June 8 - Milton Keynes Pitz

Mendeed release new single 'Act Of Sorrow' through Rising Records on May 2.

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