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Laaz Rockit

Formed: 1982
From: San Francisco, CA, United States
Last Known Status: Regrouped

Latest Laaz Rockit News

Below is our complete Laaz Rockit 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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Laaz Rockit Reissue To Include Three Bonus Tracks

The final track listing has been announced for "City's Gonna Burn", the first reissue of the LAAZ ROCKIT back catalog, which is due on May 14 through OSM Records. It is as follows:

01. City's Gonna Burn
02. Caught in the Act
03. Take No Prisoners
04. Dead Man's Eye
05. Forced to Fight
06. Silent Scream
07. Prelude
08. Something More
Bonus Tracks:
09. Prelude To Death
10. Black Leather
11. Silent Scream

All songs were remastered by Colin Davis at Imperial Mastering. The CD art has been updated by Mark DeVito of MetalBabies.com.

"City's Gonna Burn" was originally released in 1984 via Target. Over the course of the next year, OSM Records plans to remaster and re-release LAAZ ROCKIT's back catalog all the way up 1989's "Annihilation Principle" LP.

LAAZ ROCKET, who formed in 1982, was a mainstay in the Bay Area thrash scene for nine years. In May 2005, the original lineup reunited for the first time since 1991 to play two shows with TESTAMENT, including the prestigious Dynamo Open Air festival in Holland. Their appearance at the Thrash Against Cancer benefit concert in July 2005 was their first U.S. show in over 14 years.

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Laaz Rockit Back Catalog To Be Reissued

OSM Records has set a May 14 release date for the reissue of LAAZ ROCKIT's "City's Gonna Burn." Originally released in 1984, "City's Gonna Burn" was remastered by Colin Davis at Imperial Mastering. The artwork was updated by Mark DeVito of MetalBabies.com. The CD will be issued with bonus tracks.

Over the course of the next year, OSM Records plans to remaster and re-release LAAZ ROCKIT's back catalog all the way up 1989's "Annihilation Principle" LP.

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Testament Singer, ex-Exodus Frontman In DDP

TESTAMENT singer Chuck Billy, former EXODUS vocalist Steve "Zetro" Souza have joined forces in a brand new project called DUBLIN DEATH PATROL (DDP). The band, which also features such other San Francisco Bay Area notables as Phil Demmel (guitar; MACHINE HEAD, ex-VIO-LENCE) and Willy Langenhuizen (bass; RAMPAGE, LAAZ ROCKIT), is currently in the studio putting the finishing touches on its debut album, due in 2007.

The group's complete lineup is as follows:
Chuck Billy (TESTAMENT, RAMPAGE, GUILT) - Vocals
Steve "Zetro" Souza (LEGACY, EXODUS) - Vocals
Andy Billy (SACRED DOG, RAMPAGE, GUILT) - Guitar
Greg Bustamante (RAMPAGE) - Guitar
Steve Robello (OUT OF CONTROL) - Guitar
Phil Demmel (MACHINE HEAD, VIO-LENCE, DEATH PENALTY, METAL WARRIOR) - Guitar
Willy Langenhuizen (RAMPAGE, LAAZ ROCKIT) - Bass
John Souza - Bass
Danny Cunningham - Drums

For more information, visit their MySpace page.

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Laaz Rockit To Release DVD In May

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers LAAZ ROCKIT have posted the following message on their official web site, laazrockit.com.

"LAAZ ROCKIT is pleased to announce the upcoming release of their official DVD. It will feature rare old footage as well as new live footage of the band along with other cool stuff. We hope to have it in stores world wide in May 2006. It will also be available for purchase on the web site. The band is really excited about this release and hope that everyone will enjoy it as much as they do. Stay posted for release date."

LAAZ ROCKET, formed in 1982, were a mainstay in the Bay Area thrash scene for nine years. In May 2005, the original lineup reunited for the first time since 1991 to play two shows with TESTAMENT, including the prestigious Dynamo Open Air festival in Holland. Their appearance at the Thrash Against Cancer benefit concert in July 2005 was their first U.S. show in over 14 years.

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Reunited Laaz Rockit Launch Official Web Site

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers LAAZ ROCKIT have launched their official web site at laazrockit.com. Coming soon from the band is a new home video featuring footage from the group's 2005 reunion tour, including material from the Dynamo Open Air festival and Effenaar club in Holland, the Thrash Against Cancer festival in San Francisco and the Japanese tour with TESTAMENT.

LAAZ ROCKET, formed in 1982, were a mainstay in the Bay Area thrash scene for nine years. In May 2005, the original lineup reunited for the first time since 1991 to play two shows with TESTAMENT, including the prestigious Dynamo Open Air festival in Holland. Their appearance at the Thrash Against Cancer benefit concert in July 2005 was their first U.S. show in over 14 years.

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