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Pitiful Reign

Formed: 2003
From: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Pitiful Reign News

Below is our complete Pitiful Reign 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.

UK Thrash Documentary In The Works

A new documentary examining the thrash metal scene in the United Kingdom has recently been announced, entitled, "History Of A Time To Come," which takes it's name from the debut album by Sabbat. A recent post about the documentary by Lawnmower Deth guitarist Concorde Faceripper reads as follows:

"I'm pleased to announce that Lawnmower Deth have recently spent a few fun filled hours being interviewed for a new documentary about the UK thrash scene.

"The kind fellows at A History Of A Time To Come - The Story Of UK Thrash invited us to Leeds to be filmed for a new project which will aim to document the history of the UK thrash scene and will include live footage of past and present UK thrash bands interlaced with interviews with bands from each era. More...

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Pitiful Reign Reveal New Album Details

UK thrashers PITIFUL REIGN are gearing up for the release of their new album "Visual Violence", due out soon via Punishment 18 Records.

The artwork was created by famous artist Ed Repka (MEGADETH, DEATH, DEFIANCE) from an original art concept by Ross Britton.

The album was produced by Steve Di Giorgio (SADUS, TESTAMENT) and Juan Urteaga (who has produced EXODUS, VILE and Sadus).

Visual Violence tracklisting: "Thrash, Boobs and Zombies," "Human Coleslaw," "Visual Violence," "D.I.V.E," "Pushed To Prime," "Rapid Deployment," "Fatality," "Malevolence Of The Butcher."

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Pitiful Reign Head Into the Studio

Punishment 18 Records' latest signing, UK thrashers PITIFUL REIGN, are about to go into the studio to record their debut album. Scheduled for release in the early part of this year, "Visual Violence" will feature artwork created by Ed Repka (MEGADETH, DEATH, MUNICIPAL WASTE) and will be engineered and produced by Steve DiGiorgio (SADUS, DEATH, TESTAMENT, ICED EARTH) and Juan Urteaga (VILE, EXODUS, TESTAMENT, SADUS).

Commented PITIFUL REIGN's Nev Britton: "To have our debut release engineered by two of our heroes is a great honor. We have already met up with Steve on a recent trip to Milan and we cannot wait to begin working with them both."

"Visual Violence" will be released on Punishment 18 Records in April 2008.

For more information, visitwww.pitifulreign.co.uk.

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Seregon Post Update

The following message has been posted on Seregon's website:

"3 more gig's added! The first being THIS SUNDAY at The Croft supporting AMEN!

If you want a ticekt at a discounted price then give us a shout via MySpace or through one of the band members, this sunday, door's at 7, The Croft, Bristol!

We're also very proud to announce that we have been added on to the bill of the annual 'Annihilator Xmas Bash' which is setup by the sister of Annihilator's guitarist Jeff Waters! We're looking forward to sharing the stage with PITIFUL REIGN and MUTANT once again!

And our first show of 2008 has also been confirmed, we will be playing at the BLOODBATH all dayer in Bath set for Saturday January 5th, we'll be sharing the stage with our ol' touring buddy's Irony of Christ with headliners Season's End along with alot of other fine band's, we'll update the news soon enough again when we have flyer's etc. sorted for the above 2 dates!

Other then that, our next gig will be at Full Thrash Assault on December 8th with Evile and Gama Bomb, see our live page for all the details!"

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Kalmah and Others Added to Ragnorak Metalfest

Metalism UK is proud to announce the following additions to it's inaugural RAGNAROK UK METALFEST 2006 lineup.

Astral Doors from Sweden, Circus Maximus from Norway and Kalmah from Finland have been confirmed.

The full lineup for the festival thus far is as follows:

Gamma Ray
Kalmah
Astral Doors
Charon
Elvenking
Circus Maximus
Intense
Headless Cross

There are still two slots to fill, both of which are the special guest slots directly under Gamma Ray so expect some big announcements in the very near future.

The Ragnarok UK Metalfest is set to take place on Saturday, November 4, 2006 at Perth Concert Hall in Central Scotland, UK.

It will feature a metal market, band signing sessions and much more including the preshow and aftershow parties.

The preshow is set for Friday, November 3, 2006 at The Doghouse in Dundee and will feature Skyclad, Pitiful Reign, Attica Reign, Neverwinter.

Tickets are priced at £35 for the main festival or £43 for the main festival + preshow ticket bundle.


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Five More Bands Confirmed For Bloodstock Open Air

Five more bands have been confirmed for BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR, which takes place on 14th-15th July 2006. The festival, in its second year, will offer the UK an equivalent show to the major European Metal Festivals, albeit on a smaller scale for a 5000 capacity. However all the things you would expect from such a festival will be present. Food, Stalls, Camping, Beer tent (housing the second stage) with Metal Karaoke up to 2am each night for those of you who can stand 14 hours of metal per day.

The following bands were just confirmed for Bloodstock Open Air 2006:

Metal Church (Friday)
Callenish Circle (Saturday)
Evile
Headless Cross
Pitiful Reign

and The UK's own THRASH TILL DEATH TOUR appearing on STAGE 2 on Friday 14th July.

The full BOA lineup currently consists of: More...

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