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Dead By Wednesday

From: New Haven, CT, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Dead By Wednesday News

Below is our complete Dead By Wednesday 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.

Dead By Wednesday Recruits Marc Rizzo

Connecticut metal outfit Dead By Wednesday, currently enjoying the success of EMP Label group release "The Darkest of Angels," is proud to announce the newest addition to the band's lineup.

Dead By Wednesday has decided to add a second guitar player: none other than Marc Rizzo of Soulfly and Cavelera Conspiracy, and original songwriter / founding member of Ill Nino. A long-time friend and collaborator of DBW's drummer, Opus, Rizzo is featured on DOA track, "The Surgeon.”

He will be writing and recording on the group's next album, and doing select tours and shows around his Soulfly schedule. Marc and DBW are excited about this new venture. Marc has released the following statement:

“I am excited to announce that I will be joining one of my new favorite bands Dead by Wednesday! When I have time off from Soulfly, I will be playing shows and recording a new record with DBW!!! DBW newest record is one of the best records of this year, and I'm stoked to play live with these guys soon!!! LET'S shred!!”

The band also recently released a music video for "Live Again (feat. Brian Fair of Shadows Fall)," which can be seen below. More...

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Dead By Wednesday Announces Acoustic Tour

New Haven, CT's Dead By Wednesday released their new album, “The Darkest Of Angels,” on May 20th in Europe via David Ellefon‘s EMP Label Group and distributed by SPV.

Now the band has announced an acoustic promo tour opening for Chuck Mosley. Soulfly / Cavalera Conspiracy guitarist Marc Rizzo will join the tour as special guest.

Comments Dead By Wednesday's drummer Opus: "In July, myself (Opus Lawrence) & Rob Roy, (the new singer of Dead By Wednesday) are going out on a rad lil' acoustic tour promoting our new album 'The Darkest of Angels' & we're opening for Chuck Mosley (the original singer of Faith No More & EMP Label Group mate)!

"Well if that's not good enough, we just confirmed that our homie Marc Rizzo of Soulfly/Cavalera Conspiracy will be joining us on guitar for the run! Marc Rizzo actually plays an awesome acoustic solo on 'The Surgeon,' a song off our new album as well. Myself & our team are all excited to have such a seasoned true talent who we also call a friend come jam with us! These shows will be epically fun, super intimate & very special so mark your calendars now!!" More...

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Dead By Wednesday Premieres New Song "Live Again"

Dead By Wednesday premieres a new song and music video for "Live Again"featuring Brian Fair (Shadows Fall) on guest vocals. The track is taken from the band's upcoming new album "Darkest Of Angels", which will be out in stores May 20 via EMP Label Group/eOne Music.

"The Darkest of Angels" features 11 tracks with 11 heavyweight guest vocalists including: Brian Fair (Shadows Fall), Eric AK (Flotsam and Jetsam), John Arch (Fates Warning), Rob Dukes (Generation Kill, ex-Exodus), Carley Coma (Candiria), Waylon Reavis (ex-Mushroomhead), Sean Danielsen (Smile Empty Soul), Paul Stoddard (Diecast), Kris Keyes (formerly Gargantua Soul), Antony Hamalainen (Armageddon) and Ceschi Ramos (Fake Four Inc.).

Check out now "Live Again" below.

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Dead By Wednesday Posts "Darkest Of Angels"

U.S. outfit Dead By Wednesday is due to release new album "The Darkest Of Angels" on May 20th, 2016 in Europe via David Ellefon's EMP Label Group and distributed by SPV.

The album was produced by Nicholas T. Rage of Toxic Holocaust (Hatebreed, Kingdom of Sorrow, Jasta). Title title track "Darkest of Angels" (featuring John Arch of Fates Warning) can be streamed below.

"The Darkest of Angels" features 11tracks with 11 heavyweight guest vocalists including: Brian Fair (Shadows Fall), Eric AK (Flotsam and Jetsam), John Arch (Fates Warning), Rob Dukes (Generation Kill, ex-Exodus), Carley Coma (Candiria), Waylon Reavis (ex-Mushroomhead), Sean Danielsen (Smile Empty Soul), Paul Stoddard (Diecast), Kris Keyes (formerly Gargantua Soul), Antony Hamalainen (Armageddon) and Ceschi Ramos (Fake Four Inc.).

1. The Beginning of the End (Intro)
2. Live Again (Feat. Brian Fair)
3. Donner’s Pass (Feat. Rob Dukes)
4. Self-Medicate (Feat. Paul Stoddard)
5. Power Troopers (Feat. Ceschi & David Ramos)
6. Darkest of Angels (Feat. John Arch)
7. The Surgeon (Feat. Rob Roy & Marc Rizzo)
8. Defining Fire (Feat. Antony Hamalainen & Waylon Reavis)
9. Chosen (Feat. Carley Coma)
10. Phoenix Rising (Feat. Kris Keyes)
11. You Must Like Suffering (Feat. Sean Danielsen)
12. Break When I’m Dead (Feat. Eric AK) More...

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Flotsam & Jetsam Announces Shows With DBW

Fresh off of the recent “No Place On Tour 2015” European run, Flotsam & Jetsam will headline a string of Northeastern U.S. dates. Five of these dates, July 8th - 12th, will feature direct support from Connecticut natives Dead By Wednesday.

The mini run begins at Lost Horizon in Syracuse, New York and visits other areas of New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut (AxeFest 2015). See below for a full listing of dates:

Wed. 7/8 - Lost Horizon, Syracuse, NY
Thurs. 7/9 - The Chance Theater, Poughkeepsie, NY
Fri. 7/10 - Maximum Capacity, Chicopee, MA
Sat. 7/11 - City Limits, Waterbury, CT - AXEFEST 2015
Sun. 7/12 - The Blackthorn 51, Queens, NY

Fans will receive a FREE Hatewear Inc. "For The Headbanger's Brutal New Music Vol. # 6" compilation CD with every entry to any of these shows. More...

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Headbangers For Hateware Showcase Lineup Announced

Connecticut’s Dead By Wednesday is pleased to announce an upcoming performance as part of the “Headbangers for Hatewear” showcase, sponsored by Hatewear Inc.

The showcase will take place on Friday, September 5th at The Blackthorn 51 in Elmhurst, Queens, NY (80-12 51st Ave). In addition to Dead By Wednesday, other bands on the showcase include Doomsday Mourning, Johnny Booth, Imminent Peril, The Machinist, O.N.E. and more!

Doors open at 6:30PM with a 7:00PM start time, with admission set at only $13 with advance purchased ticket (available via the venue and the bands performing), and $15 at the door. The show is 18+ with valid ID. Plus, every person receives a Hatewear Inc. "For the Headbanger's Brutal New Music Vol. #5" sampler CD with entry. More...

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Dead By Wednesday To Tour With Shadows Fall

Connecticut’s own Dead By Wednesday is pleased to announce an upcoming U.S. tour with fellow New England outfit Shadows Fall.

The band will join the tour on June 20th in Chicopee, MA and will trek throughout the Midwest and Eastern U.S. before the tour comes to a close on July 6th in Binghamton, NY. See below for a full listing of current dates.

Dead By Wednesday will release "Death Of A Rockstar" on June 24th. The album, produced by Nicholas T. Rage of Toxic Holocaust (Hatebreed, Kingdom of Sorrow, Jasta), will be available online for download via iTunes, Amazon, & more. You can pre-order a bundle or a limited edition digipack right here. More...

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Dead By Wednesday Splits With Guitarist

Due to personal reasons, guitarist Ross Ragusa has chosen to amicably part ways with Connecticut based metal band Dead by Wednesday.

Ross states, "I love my brothers in DBW, I wish them nothing but success, as they deserve it for the years of hard work they put into this project. This was the hardest decision I've ever had to make in my life. But the road has done serious damage to my back and neck, so I need to step away to get healthy, pursue an education in music, and come out strong to become the musician I was born to be."

As hard as it was for the rest of the band to hear this, the show must go on, and the remaining band members wish him nothing but the best. Drummer Opus comments: "Although we will miss Ross on many different levels, we look forward to the the excitement and possibilities of working with some new energy and flesh blood. We don't care how long it takes for our search, but hopefully our 'Randy Rhodes' will walk through the door."

DBW will be holding national auditions for a replacement guitarist. All candidates must be pro and willing to tour. According to the band, “To be considered, you must be as good or better than Mr. Ross Ragusa. If you think you got what it takes, and are serious about your career, email Omindsnap@aol.com.” More...

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Dead By Wednesday Posts "God Like Feeling" Clip

Dead by Wednesday has posted a music video online for the song "God Like Feeling," which is off the band's latest album "The Last Parade." Check out the video clip below.

Dead by Wednesday also has several Northeast U.S. shows coming in December/January. Details are as follows:

Fri 12/23/11 – Cambridge, MA – Middle East Upstairs
Fri 12/30/11 – Waterbury CT – House of Metal
Sat 1/14/12 – Franklin, NH – The MEETINGhouse
Sat 1/21/12 – Worcester MA – The Raven
Sun 1/22/12 – Worcester MA – Tammany Hall
2/10/12 - New Haven CT – Toads Place

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Dead By Wednesday Posts "Will To Fight" Clip

Dead By Wednesday has teamed up with AOL Noisecreep to post the video "Will to Fight" online, which can be viewed in the player below.

Dead By Wednesday's new single "Will To Fight" comes off "The Last Parade" album, which will be released in September, 2011. The band will also be supporting Motograter in October on a west coast tour.

The upcoming Dead By Wednesday tour dates are as follows:

8/6 - Thornville, OH
8/13 - Agawam, MA
8/19 - Lake Odessa, MI
8/26 - New Haven, CT
9/10 - Enfield, CT
9/16 - Plainville, T

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Scum of the Earth, Dead By Wednesday Tour

DEAD BY WEDNESDAY, the band founded by former Gargantua Soul drummer OPUS, have announced Jägermeister's 'Biggest, Sickest, Meanest...Drink, Fight, Fuck Tour." After recently releasing their debut CD 'Democracy is Dead' on Mindsnap Music, a new division of Jamey Jasta's Stillborn Records which is out now and in stores everywhere, Dead By Wednesday will be hittin' the road this week for a 2 month / 40 date US tour as direct support for Scum Of The Earth, also on the bill on select dates will be openers Till We Die.

Jägermeister and Lucky 13 will be sponsoring & supporting this tour with tons of cool custom swag give away's and even hooked up a Jäger keg for stage every night. Lucky 13 clothing will be holding a SCUM OF THE EARTH / DBW 'Devil Girl contest' at all the tour dates, bringing those who think they've got what it takes to be the next Lucky 13 Devil Girl, and let the crowd decide who the hottest Devil Girl is in each city. The winner gets a Lucky 13 gift Bag containing some custom Lucky 13 clothing. Free Jägermeister items will also be available at all shows (to those 21+).


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Scum of the Earth To Go On Tour Again

SCUM OF THE EARTH will head out on their "Drink, Fight, Fuck And Tour Amerika 2005" tour in late October with DEAD BY WEDNESDAY and TILL WE DIE. Dates will be announced shortly.

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