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Below is our complete Threat Signal 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.
Canadian outfit Threat Signal has posted the following brief message online about the band's guitarist experiencing health issues:
"To all those who have been wondering, Travis Montgomery has suffered something very similar to a heart attack.
"Right now our number 1 concern is recovery. Thank you so much to everyone for your support!"
The melodic death metal masters in Mors Principium Est have stepped in for Arsis, whoch had to cancel its participation, and will now join The Agonist and Threat Signal on tour starting October 3rd. Dates are as follows:
Oct 03 - Eindhoven, Holland @ Effenaar
Oct 04 - Metz, France @ Les Trinitaires
Oct 05 - Calenzano, Italy @ Cycle Club
Oct 06 - Romagnano Sesia, Italy @ Rock & Roll Arena
Oct 07 - Roma, Italy @ Traffic Club
Oct 08 - To be announced
Oct 09 - Darmstadt, Germany @ Steinbruch Theatre
Oct 10 - To be announced
Oct 11 - Cologne, Germany @ EuroBlast Festival
Oct 12 - To be announced
Oct 13 - Vienna, Austria @ Viper Room
Oct 14 - Bratislava, Slovakia @ Randal Club
Oct 15 - Olomouc, Czech Republic @ S-Cube
Oct 16 - Katowice, Poland @ MegaClub
Oct 17 - Prague, Czech Republic @ HOODOO Club
Oct 18 - Jena, Germany @ F-Haus
Oct 19 - Hoogeveen, Holland @ Waves Of Metal Festival
Oct 20 - Paris, France @ Le Divan du Monde
Oct 21 - Liverpool, UK @ Kazimier
Oct 22 - London, UK @ The Garage
Oct 23 - Bournemouth, UK The Anvil Bar More...
A teaser trailer has been posted online for the upcoming Euroblast 2013 festival, which will take place from October 11th - 13th in Essigfabrik, Cologne, Germany.
The clip is available below, and the following bands will be appearing at the fest:
Aliases, Arecibo, Arsis, Bear, Benea Reach, Cambion, Circles, Cyclamen, Dawn Heist, Deathember, Der Weg Einer Freiheit, Empathea, Ever Forthright, Feared, Grand Exit, Hacride, Heights, Hord, Humanity's Last Breath, Hypno5e, Invocation, Kartikeya, Lifeforms, Meshuggah, Monuments, Nexilva, No Consequence, Overdown, Pomegranate Tiger, Skyharbor, Syqem, Tardive Dyskinesia, Textures, The Agonist, The Algorithm, The Ocean, The Omega Experiment, ThirdEar, Threat Signal, Twelve Foot Ninja, and Xerath. More...
The Browning will hit the road for a month starting tonight in Springfield, VA before preparing for the release of a new album this fall. Also joining The Browning and Chimaira on the tour are Threat Signal and Dark Sermon. Dates are as follows:
Jul. 26 - Springfield, VA - Empire
Jul. 27 - Spartanburg, SC - Ground Zero
Jul. 28 - Orlando, FL - The Social
Jul. 29 - Jacksonville, FL - Freebird Live
Jul. 31 - Houston, TX - Fitzgerald's
Aug. 01 - Dallas, TX - Trees
Aug. 02 - Lubbock, TX - Jake's
Aug. 03 - Albuquerque, NM - Sunshine Theater
Aug. 04 - Tempe, AZ - Rocky Point
Aug. 05 - Henderson, NV - Eagle Aerie Hall *
Aug. 06 - San Diego, CA - House of Blues
Aug. 07 - Santa Ana, CA - The Observatory
Aug. 08 - Hollywood, CA - The Whisky
Aug. 09 - Santa Cruz, CA - The Catalyst
Aug. 10 - Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theater
Aug. 11 - Seattle, WA - Studio Seven
Aug. 12 - Boise, ID - The Venue *
Aug. 13 - Colorado Springs, CO - Black Sheep
Aug. 14 - Denver, CO - Marquis Theater
Aug. 15 - Des Moines, IA - Wooly's
Aug. 16 - Chicago, IL - Reggie's
Aug. 17 - Columbus, OH - Frontier Ranch
Aug. 18 - Grand Rapids, MI - The Intersection
Aug. 19 - Westland, MI - The Token Lounge *
Aug. 20 - Philadelphia, PA - Theatre of the Living Arts
Aug. 21 - New York, NY - Gramercy Theater
Aug. 22 - Boston, MA - Middle East
Aug. 23 - Toronto, ON - Wreck Room
Aug. 24 - Rochester, NY - Montage Music Hall
Aug. 25 - Cleveland, OH - Peabody's
* The Browning only More...
Threat Signal will hit the road with Chimaira in July, and now the band has launched an IndieGoGo crowd funding campaign to help out with the costs of touring.
Details are available at this location, and perks for donating include signed albums, hour long music lessons with band members, and more.
Chimaira has announced the "Crown of Phantoms" tour surrounding the band's new LP of the same name. Dates will stretch coast to coast in the U.S. with support from The Browning, Threat Signal, and label-mates Dark Sermon.
Dates for the run are available below. Chimaira will release the new "Crown Of Phantoms" album on July 30th, 2013. More...
Wretchedpain has posted the song "Hatriot" online, which features a guest appearance by Jon Howard of Threat Signal. Check out the track below. The track will appear on a new EP from Wretchedpain, which will have the following track listing:
1. Hatriot (Featuring Jon Howard of Threat Signal)
2. Cleansed In Fire
3. Laced With Cyanide
4. The Hell You Seek (Featuring Kris Norris of Threat Signal/Ex-Darkest Hour)
5. The Lessons Of The Wise And Dumb (Featuring Robert Meadows of A Life Once Lost and John Bechdel of Ministry/Ex-Fear Factory) More...
The annual 70000 Tons of Metal cruise posted the final lineup of bands for the upcoming event, which kicks off Monday, January 28, 2013 at the Port of Miami in Florida. On Friday, the final six bands were revealed to be: Nightmare, Threat Signal, Anaal Nathrakh, ETECC, Steel Engraved and Fatal Smile.
The complete lineup is as follows:
3 Inches of Blood
Angra (w/Fabio Lione on vocals)
Die Apokalyptischen Reiter
Flotsam & Jetsam
Metal Church More...
Scary Symmetry announced last month a headlining North American tour set to kick off on November 24th. The band has now issued the following statement about canceling the dates:
"North Americans can we have your attention please! It is with deep regret that we bring you these news: due to unforeseen problems securing our US work visas in time, our North American headlining tour will have to be cancelled.
"The waiting time for a visa interview appointment was several weeks longer than what we've experienced before. Our sincere apologies to Threat Signal, Stealing Axion, Lord of War and Kings Field - you guys rule and we do hope for the opportunity to share a stage with you sometime in a not-to-distant future instead!
"To our fans... we will work our asses off to make this up to you! Expect to see Scar Symmetry back in North America in 2013 - back with a vengeance!"
Sweden's Scar Symmetry has revealed several new dates for the band's first headlining tour across North America.
11/24 - Springfield, VA - Empire
11/25 - Trenton, NJ - Champ's
11/26 - Montreal, QC - Foufounes Electriques
11/27 - Ottawa, ON - Maverick's
11/28 - Poughkeepsie, NY - The Loft
11/29 - Cleveland, OH - Peabody's
12/03 - Winnipeg, MB - The Zoo
12/04 - Regina, SK - The Exchange
12/05 - Edmonton, AB - Pawn Shop
12/06 - Kelowna, BC - The Level
12/08 - Seattle, WA - Studio Seven
12/09 - Portland, OR - Branx
12/12 - West Hollywood, CA - The Whisky
Further date announcements are expected soon. The band will be touring in support of 2011's "The Unseen Empire," with support from Threat Signal, Stealing Axion, and Lord Of War.
Threat Signal has issued the following brief statement online about missing tonight's Kelowna tour date:
"Unfortunately we won't be able to make it to our show tonight in Kelowna, BC due to border issues. Hopefully we'll be able to make it back there for you guys sometime soon!"
Threat Signal will also be joining Scar Symmetry on a North American tour in November/December, with dates to be announced soon. More...
Swedish melodic death metal icons Scar Symmetry will return to the North American continent once again in November/December for “The Unseen Empire” North American Tour 2012. Comments guitarist Per Nilsson:
"It is with great joy that we can finally make it official: next month we'll return to North America for our very first North American headlining tour! No more thirty or forty minute sets; this time you will get the full monty - a set-list jampacked with songs from all our albums, and we might even throw in a few surprises!
"Along with us, we're bringing melodeath super virtuosos Threat Signal, progressive masterminds Stealing Axion, and space deathcore aficionados Lord of War. It's gonna be a shredfest!"
The specific tour routing is expected to be released soon. Stay tuned for further details.
Threat Signal has posted a new music video online for "Uncensored," which can be viewed below. “The video for ‘Uncensored’ captures my lyrical inspiration for the song almost exactly,” said vocalist Jon Howard.
“People walk around every single day with their eyes closed; they are censored from reality. Most people truly believe, or have just convinced themselves, that the world is a great place, but in all honestly, most of it is not. Hate, greed, corruption, disease, war, lies, pollution, slavery, violence, crime, famine and many other issues plague our race. People need to wake up, look at real facts, and gather their own conclusions instead of believing hearsay or the media at face value. Most news is filtered and watered down.
"The director, Tommy Jones, saw my vision and ran with the ideas; he couldn’t have done a better job! Also you’ll see I ran into a major inspiration of mine in the street while filming. Enjoy." More...
Canada's Threat Signal has posted the following brief message online via Facebook about the departure of drummer Alex Rudinger:
"Unfortunately Alex has made the decision to quit Threat Signal and pursue other projects. So, we are looking for a new drummer. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for try out and requirement information. Spread the word!"
Canadian melodic death metal band Threat Signal premiered its new video for "Comatose" exclusively over at Metal Injection (seen below). The song appears on the band's latest self-titled LP which was released last fall through Nuclear Blast Records.
Check out the video here:
French metal act T.A.N.K. (Think Of A New Kind) has posted a studio video report online featuring the band's time recording new material.
You can check out the clip below, which sees the band teaming up with Jon Howard (Threat Signal, Arkaea). More details on T.A.N.K. are available at the band's Facebook profile here.
Last year, Children of Bodom earned a gold record in its native Finland for selling 10,000 copies of "Relentless Reckless Forever” on its release date. Add this to career sales in their country and the group has sold over 250,000 records, making them one of Finland’s best selling artists of all time. In America, 250,000 units will get them halfway to a gold record; that is if we were counting individual recordings. Still, the group has found its way to the ears of enough Americans to warrant a headlining tour in celebration of the group’s 15th birthday.
Children of Bodom has spent the better part of the new millennium on the road in America, supporting some of metal’s biggest acts. I saw Children of Bodom twice in 2004. Once, they supported Lamb of God and Fear Factory. Another time they went out with Ripper Owens and Iced Earth. Eluveitie, Revocation and Threat Signal have assumed the warm-up spots so familiar to the melodic death/power metal act. Several of Emo’s patrons wore BLS shirts as a reminder of Children of Bodom’s 2010 showing in Austin with Black Label Society. More...
Revocation is currently on tour with Eluveitie and Threat Signal as part of Children of Bodom’s 15th anniversary tour. Although the group has completed tours with artists such as Chimaira, Impending Doom, Forbidden, White Wizzard and Havok, the group states this is the biggest tour of its career.
Before taking the stage at Emo’s in Austin, Texas, drummer Phil Dubois-Coyne, guitarist David Davidson and bassist Anthony Buda gave Metal Underground the following exclusive tour report: More...
Canadian act Threat Signal has posted a song online from the band's self-titled album (reviewed here), which was released earlier this year.
Check out the song "Trust in None" by heading over to the band's official Facebook profile here. The album's track listing is as follows:
3. New World Order
4. Trust in None
5. Face the Day
6. Fallen Disciples
8. Death Before Dishonor
9. Buried Alive
Nuclear Blast has issued the following announcement about offering a sampler for free download online:
"Nuclear Blast says thank you, for an awesome year to their fans and friends, by offering a free download compilation, exclusively on our Facebook page. Surf to this location and like the page and get the free sampler! Have a merry and rocking Christmas and an ass-kicking 2012!"
The track listing is as follows:
01. Destruction - The Price
02. Hell - Save Us From Those Who Would Save Us
03. Demonaz - All Blackened Sky
04. Scar Symmetry - lluminoid Dream Sequence
05. Chrome Division - Bulldogs Unleashed
06. Hammerfall - One More Time
07. Pain - Dirty Woman
08. Rhapsody Of Fire - Aeons Of Raging Darkness (edit)
09. Symphony x - Dehumanized
10. Communic - Destroyer Of Bloodlines
11. Vader - Come And See My Sacrifice
12. Seven - Get It
13. Fleshgod Apocalypse - The Violation (edit)
14. Tasters - Please Destroy This World
15. Cipher sytem - Communicate The Storms
16. Anthrax - Fight'em Till You Can't
17. Biohazard - Vengeance Is Mine
18. Textures - Singularity
19. We Came As Romans - Mis/understanding
20. Threat Signal - Fallen Disciples
21. Texas In July - 1000 Lies
22. Graveworm - See No Future
23. Like Moths To Flames - You Won't Be Missed
24. Gotthard - Remember It's Me
25. Battle Beast - Enter The Metal World