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Formed: 1995
From: Belgium
Last Known Status: Disbanded

Latest Liar News

Below is our complete Liar 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.

Headline News

Liar Call It Quits

After more than 10 years of perpetuating the name of Belgium's H8000 scene, Liar has called quits. They played a memorable set at Ieper fest and a final show earlier in October.

Members of Liar and Congress from Belgium have teamed up to form a new project called Your God Is Dead. Two tracks can be checked out at the band's MySpace.

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Headline News

Liar Call It Quits

Hans of Liar has issued the following update regarding their disbandment:

"After 11 years of LIAR, the time has come to end it all here and now. We take pride in all the things we have done through the years, we take pride in the fact that we have paved the path for a current metalcore scene, did things back then no-one else did and that this small band out of small region in Belgium called h8000 could do a bunch of great tours in and out of Europe over the years. Not many bands in this scene have the chance and inspiration to put out 5 full length releases and a bunch of other stuff, this is again an action i take personal pride in, being the starter of Liar and one and only original member left, i see this kind of as a personal statement, but it's definitely in the name of Liar as a collective. A crazy bunch of situations that have occured this year leaves no other choice than just quitting …All the huge positive feedback on our latest effort, Murder Manifesto, should give every band plenty of motivation and energy to conquer and continue, but to us it just brought sheer misery… Constant line-up changes, cancellations and basically a band without a plan lately aren't good motivations to keep the fire buring, it was a bit too much to handle in the very end. Liar has started out as a 100% sXe band and after the many fill-ins live, that weren't edge and the difficulties of finding members that are, that's another big problem to keep it going. Thanx a million to the fill-ins for being there and made a lot of things still possible of course. We met amazingly great people through the years, made a ton of friends and especially the GSR staff picked us up and made it possible to release our last effort 'murder manifesto'. Thanks for everything, as you know who you are! HANS & LIAR. 1995-2006." STAY TUNED!!! "

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AsIce Organizes ColdAsIce Festival

AsIce will be organising the first ever ColdAsIce Festival in the Easter weekend of 2006. This all will be held in Het Podium in Hoogeveen. You can already make a reservation for the festival at www.hetpodium.nl.

SATURDAY the 15th of April:
23.00 Born From Pain
22.00 Rise and Fall (bel)
21.00 Liar (bel)
20.10 Down To Nothing (usa)
19.10 Arkangel (bel)
18:20 Icepick
17:30 Omission
16:40 Strike First
15:50 Nothing Done
15:00 Solid Ground (swi)
14:00 Doors Open
(check this show in the showlist)

SUNDAY the 16th of April:
20:30 Angel Crew
19:30 Malkovich
18:30 Slumlords (usa)
17:40 Justice (bel)
16:50 Restless Youth
15:50 The Set Up (bel)
15:00 Abusive Action
14:00 Doors Open
(check this show in the showlist)

The prices will be:
12 Euro for the Saturday
10 Euro for the Sunday
A passepartout for both days will cost 17 Euro.

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The Black Dahlia Murder Japan, Korean Dates

The Black Dahlia Murder has just announced upcoming tour dates in Korea and Japan in support of their highly praised release Miasma! Trevor Strnad (vox), Brian Eschbach (guitar), and John Kempainen (guitar), have announced that Tony Laureano (ex-Nile) will sit in as the drummer and Bart Williams (Today I Wait) will be filling in on bass for these dates. The band will also embark on a European tour starting on January 20th in Essen, Germany with the band Liar.

Dec. 12 (Mon) Osaka @ Shinsaibashi Club Quattro
Dec. 13 (Tue) Tokyo @ Daikanyama Club Unit
Dec. 16 (Fri) Korea @ TBA

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The Black Dahlia Murder Plan Euro Tour In 2006

The Black Dahlia Murder has confirmed a European tour for January/February 2006. The full European tour starts on January 20th in Essen, Germany with direct support provided my Liar. The tour dates are as follows:

1/20 Essen, Germany Zeche Carl w/ Fear My Thoughts
1/21 Sneek, Holland Het Bollwerk
1/22 Luxemburg, Luxemburg Kulturfabriek
1/24 Rennes, France Jardin Moderne
1/25 Paris, France Point FMR
1/26 Montreux, Switzerland NED Club
1/27 Milan, Italy Bloom
1/28 Prato, Italy Anomalia Club
1/29 Budapest, Hungary Kultiplex
1/30 Wien, Austria Arena
1/31 Schweinfurt, Germany Alter Stadtbahnhof
2/01 Giessen, Germany MUK
2/02 Darmstadt, Germany Öttinger Villa
2/03 Chemnitz, Germany AJZ Talschock
2/04 Berlin, Germany Kato
2/05 Tilburg, Holland O13
2/06 London, England Underworld
2/07 Newcastle, England Trillians
2/08 Glasgow, England Barfly
2/09 Manchester, England Satans Ghollow
2/10 Newport, England NCLA
2/11 Norwich, England Ferryboat
2/12 Kontich , Holland Lintfabriek

For more info about the tour dates go to mad-tourbooking.de.

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Belgium's Liar Sign To GSR

Belgian metalcore outfit Liar have now signed with GSR for the release of their upcoming album. Formed in 1995, the band has previously released material with Good Life Recordings, Alveran Records, and Lifeforce Records. The group's new album, titled "Murder Manifesto," will be recorded in August by Jacob Bredahl (of Hatesphere) and should be available late this year.

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