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Below is our complete Orange Goblin 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.
Orange Goblin has issued the following statement about appearing at the 2012 Bloodstock Festival and update about a new album:
"We are happy to say that Orange Goblin are amongst the first two bands to be announced for Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2012. Orange Goblin are honored to headline the Sophie Lancaster Stage on Saturday 11th August 2012. This will be OG's first appearance back at Bloodstock since playing at the very first one back in 2001.
"The festival takes place at Catton Hall, Derbyshire from Friday 10th until Sunday 12th August. As well as Orange Goblin, Canadian metallers ANVIL have been announced to appear on the Ronnie James Dio stage. There will be over 100 bands in total and Bloodstock has now become the UK's number 1 outdoor festival for true metal. For updates on the line-up and how to purchase tickets go to this location.
"In other news the band is still currently in the studio putting the finishing touches to what will eventually become their 7th studio album and first for Candlelight Records. The album is still as yet untitled but is being recorded and engineered in a London studio by Jamie Dodd who worked with the band on their Black Sabbath cover 'Symptom Of The Universe' last year for the Metal Hammer magazine Black Sabbath Tribute album.
"The album will feature 10 new songs and we can reveal the titles are as follows: 'Red Tide Rising', 'Acid Trial', 'The Fog', 'Stand For Something', 'The Filthy & The Few', 'Return To Mars', 'Save Me From Myself', 'The Bishops Wolf', 'Death Of Aquarius' and 'A Eulogy For The Damned'. Artwork is being done by friend of the band James 'Jimbob' Isaac and the album will be released worldwide in March 2012."
The organisers of Britain's, Bloodstock Open Air festival have confirmed the first two names for next year's edition of the event. Performing on the main stage (the Ronnie James Dio stage) will be Canadian heavy metal heroes Anvil, who recently released their new album, "Juggernaut Of Justice" through The End Records in North America (Nuclear Blast in Europe) while on the second stage (the Sophie Lancaster stage,) British stoner metal veterans Orange Goblin will be performing. The festival is scheduled to take place in Catton Hall, Derbyshire from August 9th - 12th.
Orange Goblin has officially entered the recording studio in London to begin recording what will be the band's 7th studio album (and first for act's new label, Candlelight Records). The as-yet-untitled album will be released worldwide in March 2012. Orange Goblin has checked in with the following brief recording update:
"Second day of recording. Yesterday was great and Chris managed to get 4 drum tracks finished. Today we hope to finish tracking drums before Martyn starts laying down his THUNDER!!"
Some confirmed song-titles to be included on the album are "Acid Trial," "The Filthy & The Few," "Death of Aquarius," "The Fog," "Left For The Dead (Red Tide Rising)," "The Bishops Wolf" and "Save Me From Myself."
Further details on the release will be announced in the coming weeks as the recording process progresses.
Orange Goblin has checked in with the following announcement about the band's upcoming annual Christmas show:
"We are proud to announce that the festive chaos that is the annual Orange Goblin Christmas show will be taking place on Saturday 17th December at The Underworld, Camden, London.
"This year we have given great thought to which bands should join us to provide the fans with the ultimate Christmas party and we are happy to announce that main support will come from the UK's finest retro-rockers Gentlemens Pistols, promoting their latest album 'At Her Majesty's Pleasure.' Kick-starting the party will be Welsh behemoths and ex-Acrimony heroes Sigirya who will be serving up treats from their debut 'Return To Earth' to be released soon."
Additional details on the show can be found at the Facebook event page.
Fan-filmed footage has been posted online of U.K. band Orange Goblin performing live at Dante's in Portland, OR on June 9th, 2011. You can check out the clip in the player below.
In other Orange Goblin news, the band will be performing at the upcoming Hard Rock Hell festival in December, with full details available here.
Two more bands have been announced for this year's edition of Wales' Hard Rock Hell festival, both of which made their names in the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal Movement. Cirencester based act Dealer will be performing at the event, as will fellow new confirmations Bronz. The festival boasts a host of other NWOBHM acts as well as others and will take place at Pontins in Prestatyn, North Wales from December 1st-4th.
The lineup is as follows:
Black Stone Cherry
Million Dollar Reload
Tygers Of Pan Tang
The Maryland Deathfest organizers report that "Sonar will be re-opening before MDF, and technically they already have."
As previously reported, the venue of the Maryland Deathfest was up in the air when Baltimore's Sonar nightclub failed to renew their liquor license and closed its doors.
The organizers futher commented: "These last couple of days have been incredibly confusing and stressful, but we are currently back to the regularly scheduled program. And don't worry, beyond plan B is a plan C, because that's how we roll. See you in a couple of weeks."
As such, the set times that were previously announced should now hold.
Here's the updated flier: More...
The ninth annual Maryland Deathfest has announced the final lineup and set times for the event. However, not long after announcing these details came word that the Baltimore venue, Sonar, unexpectedly closed its doors today. The festival organizers claim to have a backup plan that should involve little to no inconvenience to ticket holders (even those coming from out of town) and will be releasng more details soon.
Until then, the announced lineup and set times are as follows:
Thursday, May 26th
Entrance opens at 4 pm
WITCHAVEN - 4:45 - 5:15
SHITSTORM - 5:30 - 5:55
NOISEAR - 6:10 - 6:40
MIASMAL - 6:55 - 7:30
LACK OF INTEREST - 7:45 - 8:20
FLESH PARADE - 8:35 - 9:10
EXTORTION - 9:25 - 10:00
BUZZOV*EN - 10:15 - 11:00
TRAGEDY - 11:15 - 12:00
CATHEDRAL - 12:15 - end More...
Orange Goblin announced last month that the band will be entering the studio in August to record a new album. The band also also now been confirmed to appear at the Hard Rock Hell V festival, which takes place at Pontins, Prestatyn, North Wales from Thursday 1st of December to Sunday the 4th of December 2011.
Orange Goblin will play on the Main Stage on Saturday, December 3rd and other acts appearing over the weekend include Girlschool, Tygers of Pan Tang, Black Stone Cherry, The Quireboys, Raven, Praying Mantis, Tyketto, Black Spiders, SAHG, Therapy?, Wolfsbane, Witchfynde, an exclusive festival appearance by Ace Frehley and many more.
Check out this location for more details and ticket information.
British heavy metal veterans Orange Goblin have announced that they will be entering the studio this August to record their seventh studio album, which is expected to be released through Candlelight Records in March of next year.
Some of the song titles for the new album include "Red Tide Rising," "The Fog," "The Filthy & The Few," and "Bishop's Wolf." More details on the album will be revealed as soon as they are available.
Orange Goblin has posted the following announcement online about appearing at the U.K. Sonisphere Festival 2011:
"We are happy to announce that Orange Goblin have been confirmed to appear at the UK Sonisphere Festival 2011 which takes place at Knebworth on the weekend of 8th, 9th and 10th July. The band will be playing the Jagermeister Stage on Sunday 10th July.
"Other bands appearing over the weekend include Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax (this will be the first ever 'Big 4' show in the UK), Motorhead, Slipknot, Mastodon, Arch Enemy, Airbourne and many, many more."
For more info on Sonisphere, check out this location.
Orange Goblin has issued the following announcement about lining up U.S. shows:
"We are very happy to announce that Orange Goblin will be returning to the US to celebrate their 15th Anniversary with a full nationwide tour in May and June. Support on all dates (with the exception of Maryland Death Fest and Chicago) comes from Indianapolis doom metal heroes The Gates of Slumber and Brooklyn’s heavy psych-freaks NAAM.
"These tour dates will coincide with the US re-release of the first five Orange Goblin albums, recorded on Rise Above Records and made available in the US through Metal Blade. They will also be available as a limited edition box-set."
The dates are as follows:
5/28 – Santos Party House, New York City, NY
5/29 – Maryland Death Fest@ Sonar, Baltimore, MD
5/31 – Casbah @ Tremont Music Hall, Charlotte, NC
6/1 – The Earl, Atlanta, GA
6/2 – One Eyed Jacks, New Orleans, LA
6/3 – Liquid Sludge Festival @ Scoot Inn, Austin, TX
6/4 – Launchpad, Albuquerque, NM
6/5 – Clubhouse, Tempe, AZ
6/6 – Troubadour, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA
6/7 – Bottom of the Hill, San Francisco, CA
6/9 – Dante’s, Portland, OR
6/10 – Studio Seven, Seattle, WA
6/11 – Alehorn Fest @ Double Door, Chicago, IL
Orange Goblin has issued the following announcement about headlining the Burning Earth festival:
"Orange Goblin have been confirmed as headliners at this years Burning Earth Festival, due to take place at the Festsaal Kreuzberg in Berlin, Germany.
"The festival takes place on Saturday 9th April and will also feature bands such as Hypnos 69, Samsara Blues Experiment, Grandloom, Lonely Kamel, and Stonehead. Tickets are available now for €18 at this location or at the box office on the day for €23."
You can also find additional details on the Burning Earth festival at this location.
Orange Goblin has issued the following update about lining up the band's first shows of 2011:
"First Orange Goblin shows of 2011 announced! Following the success of the recent 15th anniversary tour, Orange Goblin have added 2 very exclusive UK dates. These will be:
Friday 11th March - The Junction, Cambridge
Saturday 12th March - The Old Angel, Nottingham
"Support at the Cambridge show comes from Viking Skull, tickets cost £12 and are available now from here. Support at the Nottingham show comes from Drunken Bastard, tickets cost £13 and are available from this location."
The final line-up of days and bands has been confirmed for the 2011 edition of the Maryland Deathfest. The 2011 edition of Maryland Deathfest will take place between May 26th to May 29th at Sonar in Baltimore.
Thursday, May 26th:
LACK OF INTEREST
Friday, May 27th:
CORROSION OF CONFORMITY
Saturday, May 28th:
HAIL OF BULLETS
Sunday, May 29th:
LAST DAYS OF HUMANITY
BAD ACID TRIP
Orange Goblin has issued the following announcement about a free admission show in France:
"Orange Goblin are very happy to announce that they have been conformed as headliners at the Volcom sponsored Band Joust that takes place at RockSchool Barbey in Bordeaux, France on Saturday 4th December 2010. This is Orange Goblin's one and ONLY date in France of 2010.
"This show is free admission and will feature other bands as support, still to be confirmed. For more information, check out this location."
New Jersey based death metal band Funebrarum is the latest act to be confirmed for the 2011 edition of the Maryland Death Fest, which is set to take place from May 27th - 29th in Baltimore. The currently announced lineup is as follows:
Bad acid trip
Corrosion of conformity
Hail of bullets
Last days of humanity
Orange Goblin has issued the following announcement about headlining the Stoner Sessions Festival in Spain:
"Orange Goblin has been confirmed as headliners of the Stoner Sessions Festival that will take place at the Sala O Tunel (Coliseum) in A Coruna, Spain on Saturday 13th November 2010. This will be the first Orange Goblin show in Spain since the band's appearance at the Azkena Rock Festival in 2008. Other bands set to appear include Horn of the Rhino, Supa Scoopa, Sahara and one other still to be announced. Tickets are 16 €uros in advance or 20 €uros at the venue and will be on sale soon from this location."
Orange Goblin has issued the following announcement about the band's upcoming tour dates:
"The Orange Goblin, Solace & Firebird U.K. tour will be rolling up and down the country this December and tickets are already on sale so hurry up and get yours now before it's too late! This tour marks 15 years of Orange Goblin and to celebrate they will be joined by US heavyweights, Solace and U.K. blue's rock legends Firebird (ft. Bill Steer of Carcass & Ex-Napalm Death). The tour ends with the annual Orange Goblin Christmas special at London's o2 Academy. (Obiat join the bill for this one too and we hope to add one other awesome band!)"
The upcoming Orange Goblin tour dates are as follows:
10/16 2010 The Regal Oxford, Oxfordshir, UNITED KINGDOM
10/29 2010 John Dee Oslo, Oslo, NORWAY
10/30 2010 Tribute Stavanger, NORWAY
12/15 2010 Sound Control Manchester, UNITED KINGDOM
12/16 2010 Ivory Blacks Glasgow, UNITED KINGDOM
12/17 2010 The Asylum Birmingham, UNITED KINGDOM
12/18 2010 Talking Heads Southampton, UNITED KINGDOM
12/19 2010 O2 Academy Islington London, United Kingdom
Orange Goblin has issued the following brief statement about appearing at the Mammothfest on September 18th, 2010:
"2 more days until Mammothfest! This Saturday 18th September at the Hove Centre, Brighton. Entombed, Orange Goblin, Breed 77, Sylosis, Malefice, Mnemic, Ted Maul, Beholder, Abgott and many many more. Tickets available at this location."