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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."
Orange Goblin has issued the following update about a Black Sabbath tribute track and playing Halloween shows in Norway:
"This month’s Metal Hammer magazine features a free ‘Tribute to Black Sabbath’ CD and Orange Goblin are one of the featured artists. The band recorded their version of ‘Symptom of the Universe’ earlier this year at The Animal Farm studio in London. As well as OG, the CD also features covers by the likes of Turisas, Cavalera Conspiracy, Amon Amarth, Karma To Burn, Turbowolf, Ted Maul, Apocolyptica and more! Metal Hammer is available from all good newsagents!
"In other news, we are proud to announce that Orange Goblin will be returning to Norway for 2 very special exclusive Halloween shows. Support on both dates comes from the mighty Place of Skulls and Eternal Elysium. The dates are as follows: Friday 29th October – Oslo, John Dee, Saturday 30th October – Stavanger, Tribute."
British doom metal outfit Orange Goblin has announced that they will be doing a headlining tour of the United Kingdom this December, in celebration of the band's fifteenth anniversary. A message from the group reads as follows:
"This year marks the 15th anniversary of Orange Goblin and, to celebrate this (we have announced) a rare and very special tour in December 2010. This will culminate with the annual OG Christmas show at the O2 Academy in Islington, London.
"Orange Goblin are very pleased to announce that for this tour they will be joined by not one, but two VERY special guests. US doom-rock heavyweights Solace, promoting their massive new album A.D. and one of the UK's finest bands, Firebird, also promoting their new release, Double Diamond. This promises to be one of the tours of the year and tickets are on sale through each venue and various ticket outlets."
The tour dates are as follows: More...
Orange Goblin has issued the following announcement about performing an upcoming live show in Oxford:
"We are very pleased to announce that for the first time ever, Orange Goblin are coming to play in Oxford! The band will headline at The Regal on Saturday 16th October 2010. Support comes from our old friends Winnebago Deal, plus local acts Desert Storm and Ivy's Itch. We will post details of how to purchase tickets as soon as we have the information."
Orange Goblin's tour dates are as follows:
6/5 2010 Wilwarin Festival Kiel, Nr. Hamburg, Germany, DE
6/6 2010 Pegorock Festival Pegognaga, Nr. Mantova, Italy, IT
7/24 2010 High Voltage Festival Victoria Park, London, GB
8/6 2010 Chania Rock Festival Chania, Crete, GR
9/18 2010 Mammothfest 2010 The Hove Centre, Sussex, GB
10/16 2010 The Regal Oxford, Oxfordshire
The organisers of Britain's High Voltage festival has announced three more bands for this year's edition of the event. British heavy metal legends Saxon will be performing on the Metal Hammer stage, along with the other two new confirmations, British doom metal veterans Cathedral and Swedish power metal outfit Hammerfall. The festival is scheduled for July 24th - 25th at Victoria Park in London.
The lineup is now as follows: More...
London's Orange Goblin has checked in with the following announcement about performing at this year's edition of the Mammoth Festival:
"Orange Goblin will be appearing at Mammothfest 2010 at The Hove Centre, Sussex, England on Saturday 18th September. Other bands on the bill include Sylosis, Malefice, Abgott, Pitchshifter, Breed 77, Beholder and many, many more with headliners still to be announced!!! Day tickets for the event are £40 and info on tickets and everything else can be found at the festival website. See you down the front!"
Orange Goblin's upcoming tour dates are as follows:
5/8 2010 Spring & Airbrake Belfast, Northern Ireland
5/9 2010 Arena Vienna, Austria
6/5 2010 Wilwarin Festival Kiel, Nr. Hamburg, Germany
6/6 2010 Pegorock Festival Pegognaga, Nr. Mantova, Italy
7/24 2010 High Voltage Festival Victoria Park, London
8/6 2010 Chania Rock Festival Chania, Crete
9/18 2010 Mammothfest 2010 The Hove Centre, Sussex
London's Orange Goblin has issued the following update about appearing at to the 2010 edition of the High Voltage festival:
"We are very pleased to announce that Orange Goblin have been added to the list of bands set to appear at this years High Voltage Festival. This event will take place on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th July 2010 at Victoria Park, East London. Orange Goblin will be playing on the Metal Hammer sponsored stage on Saturday 24th but the whole weekend looks certain to be a 'don't miss' event!
"Other bands set to appear at High Voltage include: ZZ Top, Heaven & Hell, ELP, Down, Clutch, High on Fire, Black Label Society, The Answer, Uriah Heap, Marillion, UFO, Foreigner, Gary Moore, Wishbone Ash, The Quireboys, Focus, and many, many more..."
Additional details on the High Voltage Festival can be found at this location.
British doom metal veterans Orange Goblin has announced that they will once again be putting off the recording and release of a new studio album due to personal commitments. A statement from the band reads as follows:
"With everybody’s commitments to work, family and other things, we have decided that it is best that we do not commit to any deadline for the next album as we wouldn’t want to rush and deliver a record that we are not 100% happy with. Song writing will continue as and when we can but we honestly couldn’t say when we will be ready to go into the studio to record again, it will definitely NOT be in 2010. Please rest assured that it will happen but sometimes it is better to stop and think of what is best for Orange Goblin as a band!"
Orange Goblin has issued the following update about playing a live show in Athens on January 16th:
"Just a reminder to our Greek brothers and sisters that the mighty Orange Goblin will be playing their first live show in Greece in over 5 years this Saturday 16th January at The An Club, Athens! With support from Lucky Funeral and Lord 13, this promises to be an awesome night as Orange Goblin will be playing songs from their entire back-catalogue. Be prepared to drink, bang your heads and raise the horns for the masters of biker doom rock'n'roll! Orange 'Fuckin' Goblin Baby!"
Orange Goblin's tour schedule is as follows:
1/16 2010 An Club, Athens, Greece
2/3 2010 Islington Academy w/ SAINT VITUS London, UK
2/6 2010 Psychotropic Festival Helsinki, Finland
3/13 2010 Hammerfest II Prestatyn, North Wales, UK
5/9 2010 Arena Vienna, Austria
6/5 2010 Wilwarin Festival Kiel, Nr. Hamburg, Germany
Orange Goblin has issued the following update about line-up changes in their upcoming Christmas show on December 19th:
"It is with great sadness that we have to inform you that due to circumstances beyond the bands control, SOLACE will NOT be performing at the Orange Goblin show at The Scala, London on Saturday 19th December 2009.
"Boston's kings of Rock, ROADSAW will now be main support. The bill also features Centurions Ghost, Sons of Merrick and we are very happy to announce the addition of HONKEYFINGER!!! People may be familiar with Mr. Honkeyfinger as he guested on the track 'Beginner's Guide To Suicide' on the last OG album 'Healing Through Fire'! Honkeyfinger is the one man band from the bowels of the earth, erupting molten fuzz lapsteel, screaming harmonica riffs and desperate bestial howling in a scorching hot cocktail of heavy raw blues power. The Honkeyfinger sound hotwires the electric freak rock of vintage Beefheart, Blue Cheer, ZZTop, and Black Sabbath into a jumping, lurching monster. Boiling up the ghosts of Bukka White, Leadbelly and John Lee Hooker with the bones of the country blues, laced with the acid fried heaviosity of the Buttholes Surfers - this is the thick stinking soup that Mr.Honkeyfinger serves.
"Tickets for this show are selling out fast and numbers available on the door will be limited so to avoid disappointment please purchase yours in advance at this location or via The Scala box office (020 7833 2022)"