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Devourment

Formed: 1995
From: Dallas, TX, United States
Last Known Status: Active

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Below is our complete Devourment 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.

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Re-recording Metal - For Better or for Worse?

Back in 2005, Dimmu Borgir was a band still basking in the unholy success of its latest outing “Death Cult Armageddon.” And yet instead of launching into a new opus for fans to consume the band members decided on a new approach; they would re-release an early and often praised album (“Stormblåst”) by completely re-recording it, updating the sound with modern production and slap “MMV” on the end. There had of course been prior examples of bands making this choice, but it was perhaps here that best truly crystallized the new era of metal re-recordings. No doubt you have heard of similar re-recordings in the same vein, perhaps most recently Gorgoroth’s “Under the Sign of Hell 2011” or Burzum’s “From the Depths of Darkness”? Perhaps not, but that’s what I aim to uncover for you here. More...

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MD Deathfest Cancellations and Replacements

The Maryland Deathfest organizers have announced that Death Breath and Devourment have canceled their scheduled appearances at the event this year and replacements have been named.

Death Breath has issued the following statement regarding their cancellation:

"Production difficulties with the complexity of the band being spread all over the world made an error in the schedule, so we simply had to cancel as we felt we couldn´t achieve a good performance. To do a one off show is actually more difficult than we thought. We are very sorry for this and wanna say thanks for understanding to the fans and the promoter."

Devourment canceled as the result of a member in the band attending to family matters.

As a result of these cancellations, In Solitude (Sweden) will be making the band's first U.S. appearance, and Skinless will be playing the act's last ever show, and with the original line up. In Solitude will be playing on Saturday, and Skinless will be playing on Sunday.

The final Deathfest schedule was to be released this Friday, April 29th, but these changes have delayed those plans. Expect a complete schedule next week.

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Malevolent Creation To Play Death Feast Open Air

Malevolent Creation has issued the following announcement about performing at the upcoming 2011 edition of the Death Feast Open Air in Germany:

"The festival season starts in a couple of months. Malevolent Creation were now confirmed for Germany's Death Feast Open Air! The festival, which will celebrate its 5th anniversary this year, will take place from June 23-25, 2011 at Airport Schwarze Heide in Hünxe, Germany. A 3-day-ticket incl. camping costs 49€ w/o fees. A 1-day-ticket costs 25€ w/o fees (for June 23rd und June 24th) and 30€ w/o fees (for June 25th). You can also order a shower/toilet flat-rate for 10€. For further information visit here."

The currently announced billing is as follows:

Amagortis
Beheaded
Bloodsoaked
Decaying Purity
Depression
Devourment
Disavowed
Exhumed
Facebreaker
Gorezone
Gorguts
Grave *special 20th Anniversary set*
Impaled
Inhumate
Kastrated
Katalepsy
Krisiun
Misery Index
Morgoth
Nuclear Vomit
Pandemia
Pestilence
Putridity
Septycal Gorge
Sufferage
The Rotted
Vader
Vomitory

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Final Line-Up Confirmed For Maryland Deathfest

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:
CATHEDRAL
TRAGEDY
BUZZOV*EN
EXTORTION
LACK OF INTEREST
FLESH PARADE
MIASMAL
WITCHAVEN
NOISEAR
SHITSTORM

Friday, May 27th:
NEUROSIS
CORROSION OF CONFORMITY
EXHUMED
AURA NOIR
MARDUK
GOATSNAKE
KYLESA
MACHETAZO
FUNEBRARUM
NOCTURNAL
HATRED SURGE
NAILS
PULLING TEETH

Saturday, May 28th:
VOIVOD
EXHORDER
DOOM
IMPALED NAZARENE
DESTROYER 666
HAIL OF BULLETS
INQUISITION
HOODED MENACE
DROPDEAD
CIANIDE
ACID WITCH
AVULSED
BLOOD FREAK
DEVOURMENT
THE KILL
CRETIN
DEFEATED SANITY
MAMMOTH GRINDER
CREATIVE WASTE
INNUMERABLE FORMS
MASAKARI

Sunday, May 29th:
CORONER
NUCLEAR ASSAULT
DEATH BREATH
LOCK UP
ORANGE GOBLIN
REPUGNANT
CITIZENS ARREST
DEAD CONGREGATION
REGURGITATE
LAST DAYS OF HUMANITY
WORMED
CRIPPLE BASTARDS
MALIGNANT TUMOUR
NOKTURNEL
GRAVEHILL
NIGHTBRINGER
BAD ACID TRIP
OAK
VISVERAL DISGORGE

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Cannibal Corpse's Plague Strikes Nashville (video)

It’s not often venues pack the house for a Tuesday evening show. However, it’s not that often that Cannibal Corpse, Dying Fetus, Vital Remains, and Devourment are in the same place at the same time. On November 9th, 2010, Brutal death metal fans came out of the woodworks and packed the Exit/In for this show, with even the venue’s balcony area being filled. Not your everyday sight in the “Bible belt” of America, many fans who were waiting in line on the side of the street sported shirts with some of the most obscene artwork known to metal on them. The doors opened unexpectedly late, with Devourment taking the stage as fans were still pouring in. More...

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Death Breath Confirmed For Maryland Death Fest

Sweden's Death Breath is the latest band to be confirmed for the 2011 edition of the Maryland Death Festival. Next year's festival will take place from May 26th - 29th, 2011. Further details on the festival can be found at this location. The currently announced lineup is as follows: More...

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Cattle Decapitation Posts Strange Tour Clip Online

California technical death metal act Cattle Decapitation has posted a strange and potentially controversial tour diary video online through its official YouTube channel. The video features a skit performed by members of the band, as well as members of Devourment and Drowned Sorrow, in which they take possession of a bass guitar belonging to Knights of the Abyss bassist Griffin Kolinski and then go on to "kidnap"and "murder" the guitar. The video description states it was in result of Griffin Kolinski [Knights of the Abyss] leaving his equipment unchecked and open for potential theft. You can view the video below:

Cattle Decapitation, Devourment and Knights of the Abyss are currently on "The California Blood Tour" alongside Burning The Masses and Son Of Aurelius. The remaining dates on the tour include:

10/20 - Buffalo, NY - Club Paradise
10/21 - Cleveland, OH - Peabody's
10/22 - Detroit, MI - Harpo's
10/23 - Chicago, IL - Reggie's Rock Club
10/24 - Omaha, NE - Sokol Underground
10/25 - Denver, CO - Marquis Theatre
10/26 - Salt Lake City, UT - In the Venue
10.27 - Boise, ID - The Venue
10/28 - Seattle, WA - Studio 7 w/ Slaughterbox
10/29 - Portland, OR - Satyricon w/ Slaughterbox
10/30 - San Francisco, CA - Thee Parkside w/ Slaughterbox
10/31 - Las Vegas, NV - The Box Office
11/01 - Hesperia, CA - VVEC
11/02 - West Hollywood, CA - The Whisky

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More Bands Announced For Maryland Death Fest

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:

Acid witch
Aura noir
Avulsed
Bad acid trip
Blood freak
Cianide
Citizens arrest
Corrosion of conformity
Creative waste
Cretin
Cripple bastards
Dead congregation
Defeated sanity
Devourment
Dropdead
Exhorder
Exhumed
Funebrarum
Goatsnake
Gravehill
Hail of bullets
Hatred surge
Hooded menace
Impaled nazarene
Innumerable forms
Inquisition
The kill
Kylesa
Last days of humanity
Lock up
Machetazo
Malignant tumour
Mammoth grinder
Marduk
Masakari
Nails
Neurosis
Nightbringer
Nocturnal
Nokturnel
Orange goblin
Pulling teeth
Regurgitate
Repugnant
Wormed

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Neurosis To Headline 2011 Maryland Deathfest

Oakland, California's alternative dark metallers Neurosis have been confirmed as one of the headlining acts for the 2011 edition of the Maryland Deathfest. The ninth edition of the festival is set to take place May 27th, 28th and 29th, 2011 at Sonar in Baltimore, Maryland.

Currently announced line-up:
AVULSED
BLOOD FREAK
CIANIDE
CREATIVE WASTE
CRETIN
CRIPPLE BASTARDS
DEFEATED SANITY
DEVOURMENT
EXHORDER
EXHUMED
HOODED MENACE
IMPALED NAZARENE
THE KILL
LAST DAYS OF HUMANITY
MACHETAZO
MALIGNANT TUMOUR
NEUROSIS
NIGHTBRINGER
NOKTURNEL
REPUGNANT
WORMED

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Cattle Decapitation Comments On Tour Dates

Cattle Decapitation has checked in with the following statement about the band's recent European shows:

"We have arrived home from our European tour with Gorod and Beyond Terror Beyond Grace! We had a blast and it turned out to be a successful headlining run! We'd like to thank BTBG and Gorod for all their help with equipment and everything. You guys really came through and this is probably the first tour we've ever done where there wasn't at least one dickhead in the bunch! Everyone was amazing and we all had a great time with ya's.

"We'd like to give a special thanks to our tour manager/soundguy Stefano for being such an awesome guy and giving us such an amazing tone every night! Thank you! And lastly, the fans for showing up and supporting us on our second European tour. We promise to come back more regularly starting after the next album! See you next year!"

Cattle Decapitation has also announced the "California Blood Tour," which will feature Devourment, Knights of the Abyss, Burning the Masses, and Sons of Aurelius. This will be Cattle Decapitation's final U.S. tour for the "Harvest Floor" record, as the band will commence the writing of their 5th Metal Blade release at the end of the year. Cattle Decapitation vocalist Travis Ryan had this to say about the tour: More...

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Benighted Recording New Album

French brutal death grind band Benighted is currently recording their new and fifth album in Germany at the Kohlekeller Studio. This new album contains 12 new tracks and will be mixed next week. The album features guest appearances from Sven of Aborted and Mike of Devourment.

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Devourment Signs To Relapse Records

Dallas, Texas death metal act Devourment have announced thier signing with Relapse Records. The band joins a long roster of acts such as Mastodon, Toxic Holocaust, Misery Index and many more. Devourment are currently on tour in support of their latest full length release "Unleash the Carnivore."

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Brutal Assault Festival Confirms Two More Bands

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...

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Carnal Decay To Perform At Dead Haggis Deathfest

Switzerland's Carnal Decay has issued the following announcement about performing at the Dead Haggis Deathfest:

"Hey Buddies and Buddddetttes, we're very proud to announce that we'll be playing at the Dead Haggis Deathfest in the Underworld in Camden (London) thanks to our brother Paul from Cerebral Bore! Here are some infos about that festival: DEAD HAGGIS DEATHFEST 2010, Saturday 28th August, The Underworld, Camden, London. See you all there and have some beeers!!!!"

Other confirmed bands for the festival include: Devourment, Human Mincer, Putridity, Cerebral Bore, Embryonic Depravity, and Introrectalgestation.

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Disavowed Cancels Mountains Of Death Appearance

The Mountains of Death Festival will take place on August 21st and 22nd in Muotathal, Schwyz, Switzerland. The organizers of the event issued the following update about Disavowed canceling their appearance:

"Disavowed has to cancel all planned shows until further notice as they are - to their own surprise - once more without drummer! But we stay tuned and it will certainly work out next time.

"But the billing is complete so far and is shaping as follows: Asphixation (DE), Beneath the Massacre (CA), Captain Cleanoff (AU), Choked by own Vomits (CZ), Defeated Sanity (DE), Depression (DE), Devourment (US), Distorted Impalement (AT), Female Nose Breaker (CH), Firebreather (CH), Haemophagia (ES), Hate Eternal (US), Human Mincer (ES), Kastrated (UK), Kraanium (NO), Misery Index (US), Omophagia (CH), Psycroptic (AU), Resurrected (DE), Sakatat (TR), Sarcolytic (US), Scorch (CH), Septical Gorge (IT) and Tears of Decay (DE)."

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Devourment Streaming Two New Songs Online

Texas death metallers Devourment are currently streaming new tracks online from their upcoming album "Unleash The Carnivore," which will be released on May 29th. The title track and "Fed To The Pigs" can be heard on the band's official MySpace page.

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Devourment To Begin Work On New Album

Texas death metallers Devourment has announced that they will be starting work on a new studio album shortly. A statement from the band reads as follows: "Devourment is set to go in the studio on March 6th with D. Braxton Henry to record our 3rd full length album, entitled Unleash the Carnivore. Album cover art by Dan Seagrave, inlay art which includes an 8 panel foldout poster with art by Par Olafsson, and a new CD maggot design by Mike Majewski. Expect nothing less than an intense brutal attack, and a guaranteed face stomping experience, and a slightly different direction from the band.

Track list is:

Unleash The Carnivores
Abomination Unseen
Fed To The Pigs
Incitement To Mass Murder
Crucify The Impure
Deflesh The Abducted
Over Her Dead Body
Field Of The Impaled"

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Maryland Deathfest Announces 2 Replacement Bands

Maryland Deathfest has announced Cephalic Carnage and Cattle Decapitation as replacements for Enslaved, Keep of Kalessin, and Swallow The Sun, whose North American tour together was scrapped. One more band will be announced before January 1st.

Maryland Deathfest VII will take place on May 22-24, 2009, at Sonar, Baltimore, MD. Tickets are currently on sale.

Here is a curre?nt list of confirmed bands for the Maryland Deathfest 2009: More...

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Maryland Deathfest Confirms More Bands

More bands were recently confirmed for Maryland Deathfest VII. Just announced to appear at MDF 2009 are:

Bolt Thrower
Enslaved
Marduk
Absu
Victims
Swallow the Sun
Birdflesh
The Red Chord
Rotten Sound
Keep of Kalessin
Devourment
Trap Them
Catheter
Agenda of Swine
Pretty Little Flower
Complete Failure
Hero Destroyed

Bolt Thrower has released this bit of news regarding their first trip to the USA in 14 years:

"Due to the fact that we are not real festival lovers or great fans of flying, the chances of us ever coming to the States for a one-off show was always very small. But after years of relentless emails from Ryan we've finally given in. It's hard to believe that it's been 14 years since we last played in the US, so we are very happy to announce that we are finally coming back. Bolt Thrower will be playing Maryland Deathfest VII, on May 22-24, 2009, at Sonar, Baltimore, MD."

A few more bands were exected to be included in this announcement, but the organizers are still working on the details. Therefore, another announcement is expected with even more band confirmations in the near future, as they wrap up the booking process for Maryland Deathfest 2009

Tickets will definitely go on sale on Friday, November 7th.

Here is a full list of currently confirmed bands for Maryland Deathfest 2009: More...

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Macabre Announces More Tour Dates

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

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