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Mucopus

Formed: 2003
From: Albany, NY, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Mucopus News

Below is our complete Mucopus 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.

Wisconsin's Midwest Fuckfest Details Revealed

The second annual Midwest Fuckfest is slated to take place May 15th-17th at the Rave in Milwaukee, WI. The all-ages event will feature 35+ bands on one stage over the course of three days. Bands confirmed so far include:

Rotten Sound
Pigsty
Splitter
Cannabis Corpse
Jig-Ai
Entrails Massacre
XXX Maniak
Crowpath
Pretty Little Flower
Clinging to the Trees of a Forest Fire
Decrypt
Wet the Steel
Maruta
Circle Of Dead Children
Kill The Client
Weekend Nachos
Complete Failure
Covenance
Maggot Twat
Psychofagist
Bowels Out
Menorrhagia
Plague Bringer
Acoustic Corpse
Mucopus
Waco Jesus
Putrid Pile
Throes
Doomsday Machine Schematics
Abacinate
XBRAINIAX
Thousands Will Die
Dirty Dead
Fatalist
Methadone Abortion Clinic

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Copremesis' Debut Set For May Release

The debut full length of New York City’s death/grind titans, Copremesis, entitled "Muay Thai Ladyboys", is set to be released on Paragon Records mid-May 2008.

The track listing for "Muay Thai Ladyboys" is as follows:

01. Muay Thai Ladyboys
02. Bestial Castration
03. Push
04. Zombies
05. In Silence…Revel In Madness
06. Mad
07. Mustache
08. A Poem
09. I Am Envy
10. Tetsuo

The album will also feature the following guest appearances:

Danny Nelson (Malignancy)
William Smith (Buckshot Facelift, ex-Biolich)
Erik Undzuis (Gorged Afterbirth, Seven Gates)
Daniel Olivencia (ex-Biolich)

Copremesis will be playing a number of live shows with Defeated Sanity, Mucopus, Sexcrement:

20 May – Boston, MA @ Great Scott (www.greatscottboston.com)
21 May – New York, NY @ Club Midway (www.clubmidway.com)
22 May – Philadelphia, PA @ The Manhattan Room (www.themanhattanroom.com)
24 May – Baltimore, MD @ Maryland Deathfest (www.marylanddeathfest.com)

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Sublime Cadaveric Decomposition US Tour Dates

Grindcore monsters Sublime Cadaveric Decomposition are back in USA and CANADA to headline the Inventory of Fixtour North America 2008. The tour features their new album, "Inventory of Fixtures," out on Bizarre leprous USA

Here are the INVENTORY OF FIXTOUR North American tour dates featuring Sublime Cadaveric Decomposition:

QUEBEC with Mesrine
8 may Levis - Lévisien ClubA
9 may Mont-Joli - Musik Box
10 may Chicoutimi - Le Bunker
11 may Yamachiche - Le Sportif
12 may Quebec - Le Velvet
13 may Montreal - Les Katakombes
14 may Ste Hyacinthe - Le Trash
15 may Sherbrooke - Le Magog More...

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New England Deathfest Details Revealed

The first New England Deathfest will take place on August 8th, 9, and 10th at Club Hell & Jerky's in Providence, Rhode Island. The event will feature two stages with performances from over thirty bands. Two-day passes are available for $40 in advance, while one-day passes are $25. The following bands have been revealed thus far:

Dying Fetus
Circle Of Dead Children
Pyrexia
Malignancy
Mortal Decay
Pessimist
Terminally Your Aborted Ghost
Cephalotripsy
Sexcrement
Insidious Decrepancy
Wasteform
Sikfuk
The Partisan Turbine
Mucopus
Goreality
Atrocious Abnormality
Estuary
Dysentery
Inhuman Dissiliency
Leukorrhea
Proteus
Deterioration
Abnormality
Parasitic Extirpation
Tentacles
Composted
Strappado
Psytoxia

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Mucopus Announce Free Show In Albany, New York

MUCOPUS will be performing a free show on Thursday, December 27th at the Skyline in Albany, NY. You can find more information online here.

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Defeated Sanity Announce East Coast Dates

German brutal death metallers DEFEATED SANITY will team up with MUCOPUS, COPREMESIS, and CESSPOOL for the following East Coast tour dates next year:

May 20 - Boston, MA @ O’Brien’s w/ Sexcrement
May 21 - New York, NY @ T.B.A.
May 22 - Philadelphia, PA @ T.B.A. w/ Sexcrement
May 23-25 - Baltimore, MD @ Maryland Deathfest VI *

* = Defeated Sanity and Copremesis only.

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Mucopus Writing New Material, More Announcements

Justin Knipper of Mucopus has issued a statement regarding recent band happenings:

"We are rounding the bend in the writing process of our upcoming cd, UNDIMENSIONAL slated for a summer release through Nice To Eat You Records. The more we've been writing the more obvious it will be to everyone how much stronger, mature and generally advanced the newer material is compared to 'Mulch?!?'. Tentative song-titles include 'Super No Vacancy', 'Mucus vs. Them', 'Undimensional', 'Load Rag', 'Pus Must Flow', etc. Toshihiro Egawa is handling the cover art and it is looking unreal. Egawa's done work with acts such as Malignancy, Mortician, Deeds of Flesh, Beheaded and many more.

In other news, we will be releasing our split cd with Mincing Fury & Guttural Clamour of Queer Decay sometime this winter through Obliteration Records out of Japan. Our side will feature 2 pre-production demos we recorded last summer as well as some live stuff and some sonic re-workings courtesy of Peacemaker (Rich Hoak of Brutal Truth and Total Fucking Destruction glory).

On top of the split release, Disembowel Records out of Indonesia will be re-releasing 'Mulch?!?' on cassette tape with new artwork courtesy of famous Bali artist Dede Suwahita. We'll have 2 live bonus tracks dating back to 2004 from our radio appearance on Return To The Pit."

Meanwhile, here are the latest Mucopus tour dates: More...

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Mucopus Working on New Album

Mucopus are currently hard at work on their upcoming album. The effort, due out summer 2007 via Nice To Eat You Records, will be recorded soon at Shaark Studios in Brno, CZ.

The band has also announced that they will be playing at both the Czech Republic's Obscene Extreme open-air festival and Germany's Deathfest open-air festival this summer.

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Mucopus To Play New York Show In February

MUCOPUS will play their first New York show in almost a year on February 17th at Valentine's in Albany. Also performing will be CLITORTURE, SEXCREMENT, and ANIMAL RAMPAGE.

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Mucopus Set To Release Split CD, Tour Europe

Mucopus recently recorded new pre-production material for their upcoming full-length for 2007, which will appear on a split with Czech grinders Mincing Fury and Guttural Clamour of Queer Decay on UK-based label Grindethic Records. The split will tentatively consist of the new pre-production tracks, some live tracks from Mucopus' 2005 Tokyo Deathfest appearance, plus some extra surprises and bonus live and demo material from M.F.A.G.C.O.Q.D. To preview some of the new material, check out the group's Myspace page. Meanwhile, the band will embark upon a European tour this fall. The following dates have been announced:

9/23 Decin, CZ @ Dolni Habartice w/ Fleshless
9/29 Linz, AT @ Club Kuba w/ Inferia
9/30 Vienna, AT @ Escape Metalcorner w/ Inferia
10/01 Prague, CZ @ TBA w/ Inferia
10/06 Torino, IT @ The Soundfactory w/ Inferia
10/07 Sursee, CH @ Kultuwerk 118 w/ Inferia
10/11 Rostock, DE @ Pablo Neruda w/ Inferia
10/13 Zittau, DE @ Zittau Deathfest
10/14 Ludwigshafen, DE @ Ludwigshafen Deathfest w/ Inveracity, Human Mincer
10/17 Wermelsrkirchen, DE @ AJZ Bahndham w/ Rottenness
10/21 Zilina, SK @ Slovak Deathfest w/ Fleshless
10/22 Brno, CZ @ Brooklyn w/ Rottenness, Mincing Fury

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Mucopus Post New Songs Online

You can check out two brand new pre-production tracks from MUCOPUS over at the band's official MySpace page.

As previously reported, Mucopus recently entered Max Trax/M Studios with engineer Brett Portzer in Albany and began recording some pre-production material for the upcoming full-length due out next year. These will be the first recordings with Jason (vocals) and Vesgore (guitar).

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Mucopus to Record New Album

Death metallers Mucopus, featuring Jason Keyser of Skinless, vocals, have posted the following update:

"We're going into Max Trax/M Studios with engineer Brett Portzer down in Albany tomorrow to begin recording some pre-production material for the upcoming full-length due out next year. Hopefully we'll have some samples up for you by the end of next week, as these will be the first recordings we'll have with Jason (vocals) and Vesgore (guitar).

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Mucopus Recruits Goratory Singer For Tour

NY's Mucopus have recruited Adam Mason (Goratory, Sexcrement) to fill in for Mucopus vocalist Jason Keyser for their upcoming European tour this fall. Here is a statement from founding guitarist Justin Knipper:

"Jason will not be able to do the Mucopus tour this fall due to prior commitments he made to his other band Skinless. They have a brand new cd coming out June 13th through Relapse Records and have some domestic tours lined up for around the time we have our European tour. We've known Adam for years and felt as though he was the best candidate to fill in because of his insane vocal range and stage presence and the fact we're already all friends. We're really excited about this tour and we're looking forward to finishing up our new material we've written with Jason towards the end of the year."

Mucopus European tour dates w/ Inferia and Rottenness: More...

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Mucopus Guitarist Departs, Other Updates

Mucopus' debut full length "Mulch?!?" is out now on Amputated Vein Records. The official (and tentatively) free admission CD release show is slated for this coming February in NY. More details to come.

In other news, guitarist and co-founder Ernie Rau has decided to amicably part ways with the band. Rau on the split: "It's been fun but it's time to move on to new things..." Rau and Organ Harvest drummer Rob Nudo have started work on a new project entitled Tentacles. Mucopus plans to continue on as a four-piece, although the addition of a second guiatrist has not been ruled out.

The rest of the band has kept busy over the past months with separate projects. Guitarist Justin Knipper recently joined Wasteform and completed a European tour with the band this past October, while Corey Hall joined Organ Harvest and has been performing with the band in various parts in the Northeast. Vocalist Jason Keyser has been hard at work completing the recording sessions for Skinless' fourth full-length entitled "Trample The Weak, Hurdle The Dead."

Expect new material from Mucopus in 2006 with the release of an EP slated for a fall/winter release. For booking information contact Justin Knipper at justin0121@hotmail.com.

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Mucopus Finish Recording Debut Full Length

Mucopus have now finished recording their debut full-length. Tracking took place at The Slaughterhouse in Rock City Falls, NY with Darren Cesca (Goratory) and Dave Schaeffer (Virulence). Mastering the effort will be Colin Davis (Origin). In related news, John Longstreth (formerly of Origin, etc.) will be filling in on drums for the band while regular drummer Kyle Eddy joins Internal Bleeding for upcoming two-month tour.

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