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Below is our complete Raised Fist 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.
Although it wasn't expected until December, the organizers of Australia's Soundwave Festival have made their second band announcement. Joining the 60 bands already announced are Staind, Wednesday 13, Unearth, Cathedral, Shadows Fall, Heaven Shall Burn, Your Demise, Kittie, and 14 other (mostly non-metal) bands.
Hole has pulled out of the festival after frontwoman Courtney Love refused to play before Limp Bizkit. Soundwave boss AJ Maddah said on Twitter that he was "relieved we got the moody old cow off the bill. [There’s] no point talking her back, only for her to cancel later, or turn up & act like a rotten twat to other artists, fans, etc."
A third announcement in early December will add another five bands to the lineup, and Danzig is one of the confirmed possibilities. More...
Swedish metal band Raised Fist has issued the following message regarding their recent cancellation of their upcoming European tour:
"Because of the volcanic eruptions we have been forced to cancel the european tour starting this day. More info to follow..."
The 2009 Provinssirock Festival will take place at Seinäjoki, Finland between June 12th - 14th. The first bands that have been confirmed for the festival are as follows:
Swedish metallers THE DUSKFALL have parted ways with bassist Marco Eronen. "Marco has left the band to focus on his main band, RAISED FIST," the group writes on its web site. "He is temporarily replaced by Matte Järnil, ex-21ST IMPACT. Matte did a great job at Nummirock and he will also play at Jalometalli [August 18-19 in Oulu, Finland]."
THE DUSKFALL's third album, "Lifetime Supply of Guilt", is available now on Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Source" was produced by Daniel Bergstrand, who has previously worked with IN FLAMES, MESHUGGAH and STUCK MOJO, among others. Mastering duties were handled at the Cutting Room in Solna, Sweden.
Comeback Kid and Raised Fist will tour Europe together next spring. The following stops have been announced (more will be coming):
28/04 Germany Berlin Magnet
29/04 Belgium Meerhout Groezrock Fest
30/04 Germany Trier Deconstruction Fest
01/05 UK Manchester Jilly's Rockworld
02/05 UK London Underworld
05/05 Germany Leipzig Conne Island
06/05 Germany Münster Sputnikhalle
RAISED FIST is entering studio Dugout together with producer Daniel Bergstrand (In Flames, Meshuggah etc) in November. The new album will be released in spring 2006. You can listen to some of their previous material on their MySpace page.