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Latest Macabre News
Below is our complete Macabre 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.
Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.
Chicago's Macabre is set to release the new album "Grim Scary Tales" in Europe on January 31st, 2011 by Hammerheart Records and in North America on February 8th, 2011 by Willowtip Records. The album explores the history of murder from the earliest times and proceeds forward through the ages.
Macabre also has the following upcoming tour dates:
23.11. Klagenfurt - Stereo Club (Austria)
24.11. Ljublijana - Menza Pri Koritu (Slovenia)
25.11. München - Backstage (Germany)
26.11. Kufstein - Kulturfabrik (Austria)
27.11. Eindhoven - Dynamo (Netherlands)
28.11. Wrexham - Central Station (Great Britain)
30.11. Cardiff - Millenium Music Hall (Great Britain)
01.12 Dublin - The Village (Ireland)
02.12. Derby - Old Bell (Great Britian)
03.12. Manchester - Academy (Great Britain)
04.12. La Ferme du Bièreau - Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium)
05.12. Aachen - Musik Bunker (Germany)
07.12. Rostock - Alte Zuckerfabrik (Germany)
08.12. Kassel - Kulturfabrik Salzmann (Germany)
09.12. Leipzig - Conne Island (Germany)
10.12. Prague - KC Vltavska (Czech Republic)
11.12. Krakow - Klub Studio (Poland)
12.12. Bratislava - Majesic (Slovakia)
13.12. Würzburg - Postbahnhof (Germany)
26.12. Chicago - Reggies (USA) 12th Annual Holiday of Horror Show & hometown record release show for Grim Scary Tales
British grindcore legends Napalm Death has announced that they will be embarking on a headlining tour of Europe this November, along with Macabre, Immolation and Waking The Cadaver. A message from vocalist Barney Greenway reads as follows:
"Having just returned from a string of dates in Thailand, Australia and Japan, it's a great feeling to know that Napalm is able to get out far and wide. Despite the fact that Napalm has trail-blazed across the world, I still hope next year there will be a few new places that we can set foot in where other bands just don't go. That's still a great source of excitement.
"Back in Europe, we're pleased to be coming back on tour again in November. There are old mates in Macabre and Immolation especially, and so it'll be good to round off the touring for Time Waits.. with a real blowout amongst friends. We'll be turning the setlist on it's head, I think, so expect a few things you haven't heard perhaps from the mists of time. Hopefully we'll know what the fuck we are doing when we come to play all that stuff.
"Which leads us into a new album, which we'll begin to piece together in January next year. Expect even more short, sharp shocks from what Shane and Mitch have told me so far on the music front, and lots of stop-start spontaneity. No finished lyrics as yet - I'm waiting with baited breath on the first nasty-sounding MP3 roughs so I can lock myself away and get going."
The tour dates are as follows: More...
Finnish progressive metallers Amorphis have announced their participation in the upcoming 2010 edition of the Aalborg Metal Festival. Aalborg Metal Festival 2010 is set to take place November 5-6, 2010 at Studenterhuset in Aalborg, Denmark. Other notable acts scheduled to appear include Immolation, Napalm Death, Katatonia and Pestilence.
The Aalborg Metal Festival 2010 is as follows:
100 KNIFES INSIDE
BY THE PATIENT
DAWN OF DEMISE
FETUS IN FETU
SCARRED BY BEATUY
WALKING THE CADAVER
The organisers of the Czech Republics Brutal Assault festival has announced two more bands for this years edition of the event. New York hardcore legends Agnostic Front will now be performing at the festival, along with other new confirmation, Swedish black metal artists Watain. The festival takes place in the town of Josefov from August 12th-14th.
The lineup is now as follows: More...
Glorior Belli has announced the addition of new drummer "G." The band comments on the progress of their new album with the new drummer, "And G. (Frostmoon Eclipse, Deathrow, Macabre, Omen) has just laid down the drum tracks for the new record: 'The Full Intrepid Experience of Light' - To be released later this year."
MACABRE have lined up the following upcoming shows:
August 13 - Columbus, OH @ High 5
August 14 - Cincinnati, OH @ Dirty Jacks
August 15 - Parma, OH@ Jigsaw Saloon
August 16 - Long Branch, NJ @ Brighton Bar
August 17 - New York, NY @ Rebel w/ Brutal Truth, Devourment
October 4 - Dallas, TX @ Fear Jam at Fear Fest
Texas-based brutal death metallers DEVOURMENT have lined up the following East Coast shows for next month with MALIGNANCY:
August 16 - Fall River, MA @ PAL of Fall River
August 17 - New York, NY @ Rebel w/ Brutal Truth, Macabre
Metal Mind Productions has announced a multi licensing deal signed with Nuclear Blast Records for their interesting, valuable back-catalogue.
In the first half of 2008 Metal Mind Productions will re-issue nearly 70 albums from their deep archives. The selection of bands includes Brutallity, Control Denied, Darkseed, Disharmonic Orchestra, Gardenian, Horde, Hypocrisy, Impulse Manslaughter, Macabre, Mortification, Night In Gales, Slaughter, Warhammer or Winter to name a few. This is a must-have offer for fans of good music - re-issues of classic material in new digipak editions, each title limited to 2000 copies, digitally remastered using 24-Bit process. The albums will include additional features like bonus audio or video material, biography, liner notes from Artists etc.
Tomasz Dziubinski, the President of Metal Mind Productions: "We are very proud to have finalized the deal with Nuclear Blast. It is a huge distinction for Metal Mind Productions that such a fantastic label wanted to start co-operating with us. We expect that we will achieve great sales results as we want to make re-releases of the highest quality: classic albums in new, improved editions. We want to achieve the best results possible. We do hope that our cooperation with Nuclear Blast will develop very well and fans can expect more and more interesting albums to be re-released."
Among first titles to be re-issued as part of this deal are eight Mortification albums, Control Denied and Macabre.
NUCLEAR ASSAULT are the latest act confirmed for the 2008 edition of the Maryland Deathfest will take place May 23rd - 25th at the Sonar in Baltimore, MD.
Confirmed acts for the fest include: AFGRUND, ANAAL NATHRAKH, BEHOLD…THE ARCTOPUS, BLOOD DUSTER, COFFINS, COPREMESIS, DEAD, DECRYPT, DEFEATED SANITY, DEFEATIST, DERANGED, DISAVOWED, DISFEAR, ENGORGED, FLESH PARADE, FUCK…I'M DEAD, GADGET, GHOUL, GRAVE, GRUESOME STUFF RELISH, HELLNATION, IMPALED, INFECTED MALIGNITY, JAPANISCHE KAMPFHÖRSPIELE, KALIBAS, KEITZER, MACABRE, MARTYR, MONSTROSITY, PHOBIA, REPULSION, SLEEP TERROR, SQUASH BOWELS, SUBLIME CADAVERIC DECOMPOSITION, THE ARSON PROJECT, THE DAY EVERYTHING BECAME NOTHING, TORSOFUCK, WACO JESUS.
Milwaukee Metal Fest XIX has announced that the majority of our undercard has been booked. Undercard bands are featured, non-headlining bands and 36 featured bands are listed below. Though the list is substantial, it's not quite all of them. There will be more undercard announcements in a few days.
Milwaukee Metal Fest XIX The Undercard: More...
MACABRE have lined up the following upcoming tour dates:
April 18 - Evansville, IN @ 1123
April 19 - Cincinnati, OH @ Top Cat’s
April 20 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Lawrenceville Moose
April 21 - Saratoga Springs, NY @ Backstreet Billiards
April 22 - Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s Downunder
"Murder metallers" MACABRE have lined up the following dates in December:
Friday, December 29:
Holiday Of Horror North
West Dundee, IL @ Clearwater Theater
Saturday, December 30:
Holiday Of Horror South
Mokena, IL @ Pearl Room
Season of Mist has had to postpone the releases of 4 out of 5 special deluxe Metalpak DVDs. These are:
ARCTURUS "Shipwrecked in Oslo"
CONFESSOR "Live in Oslo"
RED HARVEST "Harvest Bloody Harvest"
TSJUDER "Norwegian Apocalypse"
The first deluxe Metalpak DVD, MACABRE's "Tales of Slaughter and Slaying", will come out on July 17th.
Jungle Rot have posted the following update:
The official release date for our new album "War Zone" is now set for June 27th on Crash Music Inc. Be sure you check out the lead-off track, "Victims Of Violence", from the new album at our MySpace page. Plans are in the works to have a record release party at EXIT in Chicago on June 25th. More details about that soon.
Jungle Rot has been named as direct support for Deicide on their upcoming U.S. tour! We'll be hitting the road in support of "War Zone" on September 20th with Deicide and our brothers in Hurtlocker and Desolation! The tour should be hitting pretty much every major market in the U.S., as well as some smaller ones. We're counting on you, the fans, to come on out to these shows and support, as we need it now more than ever! More details coming soon as well as all dates and locations!
We are still slated to appear at this years Central Illinois Metalfest in Urbana, Illinois on the weekend of July 21st-22nd. We will also be performing on Friday, August 25th, 2006 at Nite Cap Lounge in Chicago supporting our buds in Origin! In the coming months we will be looking to book a few shows in and around the Chicagoland and Wisconsin areas. Details will always be posted here and at our MySpace page.
We would like to thank everyone that made our recent European trip a complete success! We had a great time and met and made many new fans this time around! We appreciate all the support! Thanks to the bands Macabre, Whorecore, Impaled Nazarene, Xenomorph, Disparaged, Structural Defect, Deface, all our friends overseas, and to our crew Jorg, Locke, Alex, Matt, and Speckmann for all their invaluable help! Pictures will be posted soon!
The official website will be getting a facelift in the next month!
MACABRE have been announced as the headliners of the Central Illinois Metalfest, set to take place July 20-22 at The Canopy Club in Urbana, IL, USA. Also scheduled to appear are ORIGIN, HUMAN ARTIFACTS and DOMINATION THROUGH IMPURITY, among many others.
Here are all of Macabre's confirmed Tour Dates so far: More...
City of Angels, get ready to bleed! Hollywood’s Knitting Factory will host the Los Angeles Murderfest, taking place this weekend, Feb. 17 – 19. Featuring five Century Media artists, a selection of metal’s finest will be performing throughout the weekend including performances from Cephalic Carnage, Disfear, Disgorge, Macabre, Phobia and Turmoil amongst others.
Saturday, Feb. 18:
11:15 WATCH THEM DIE
Sunday, Feb. 19
12:25 VITAL REMAINS
Chicago-based horror metallers MACABRE have issued the following update at their website:
"A Macabre DVD, True Tales of Slaughter and Slaying, is due to be released sometime in 2006. We've got a Quicktime sample! Please note that this is a big file (21meg) and I couldn't get the video to work on my Windows PC. It did work on my Mac! This is still a rough edit, expect even higher quality from the actual DVD.
Macabre have announced that they will be playing an all ages show at the Clearwater in West Dundee, Illinois on Friday, November 4th.
This year's Milwaukee Metalfest XIX, which was scheduled for July 29th and 30th at the Modjeska Theatre in Milwuakee, WI, has been postponed till December 2nd and 3rd of 2005. NECROPHAGIA, MACABRE, MALEVOLENT CREATION, ORIGIN among others were scheduled to play. No reason was given was given for the postponement, but most likely has to do with unreliable, shady festival owner Jack Koschick owing tens of thousands of dollars to many, many bands around the world, along with the Koshick/Grohl Metalfest series itself becoming the joke that it is.
JAG PANZER and PAINMUSEUM have been confirmed for the Louder Harder Faster festival, set to take place June 3-5 at the Crocodile Rock Cafe in Allentown, PA. This will be a unique event for PAINMUSEUM: When drummer Bobby Jarzombek (ICED EARTH, HALFORD) was unable to cancel prior engagements for this particular performance, Paul Bostaph (TESTAMENT, ex-SLAYER, SYSTEMATIC, FORBIDDEN) was called upon to fill in for this one night only. Also performing with PAINMUSEUM will be Mike LePond (SYMPHONY X).
The highlight of the festival will be an extremely rare performance by the classic TESTAMENT lineup of Chuck Billy (vocals), Eric Peterson (guitar), Alex Skolnick (guitar), Greg Christian (bass) and Louie Clemente (drums). The weekend of metal mayhem will also include performances by the full original lineup of New York thrash titans NUCLEAR ASSAULT and SPEED\KILL/HATE, featuring members of OVERKILL.
The festival billing is shaping up as follows: More...