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Blood Stands Still

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Latest Blood Stands Still News

Below is our complete Blood Stands Still 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.

Unholy Reveals New Album Cover Art, Tour Dates

The Syracuse, N.Y.-based UNHOLY, who will support Earth Crisis and Walls of Jericho on a national tour next month, have posted the Aeron Alfrey-designed cover art for their Prosthetic Records debut, "New Life Behind Closed Eyes," on their MySpace page.

"The cover as well as the interior art has really captured the mood of the lyrical content of our new record," says guitarist Jonathan Dennison. "Aeron went above and beyond bring these ideas to life."

The album, in stores May 12th, features the following track listing:

1. Seeker Immortal (currently streaming)
2. Children of Eternal Sleep
3. These Wounds Never Heal
4. Into The Flesh Of Another
5. The Blinding Light
6. Look To The Blood
7. No Faith
8. The Followers
9. Behind The Veil Of Darkness
10. New Life Behind Closed Eyes

The follow-up to 2007's "Blood of the Medusa" (Lambgoat Records), "New Life Behind Closed Eyes" was recorded at Syracuse's Moresound Studios (ED GEIN) and sees new vocalist Billy Price paint a scathing portrait of mankind's failures and shortcomings. The album's concept, written by Dennison, revolves around an end-time narrative of the final days of humanity delivered by its own hand.

UNHOLY will support All That Remains tomorrow night (Apr. 15) at Lost Horizon in Syracuse and perform at the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival on Saturday (Apr. 18). The band's tour with Earth Crisis kicks off May 2 in Fredericksburg, VA. More...

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Unholy Posts New Song, "Seeker Immortal," Online

The Syracuse, NY quintet, UNHOLY, has posted a new track, "Seeker Immortal," on their MySpace page. The song comes off the upcoming album "New Life Behind Closed Eyes" was recorded at More Sound Studios [Ed Gein] in Syracuse and will be released on May 12th through Prosthetic Records. More...

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Austrian Death Machine Announces Support

Austrian Death Machine has announced the supporting bands for the handful of upcoming shows later this month. Here are the details:

Sat. Dec 27 - Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
- Austrian Death Machine
- Antagonist
- Braver
- one more band to be announced...

Sun. Dec 28 - Victorville, CA @ Karma
- Austrian Death Machine
- more bands to be announced
- Blood Stands Still
- SixChamberSolution
- Mandalyns Bell
- [and hopefully] Impending Doom

Mon. Dec 29 - Tempe, AZ @ The Clubhouse
- Austrian Death Machine
- Split the Enemy
- The Irish Front
- Howitzer

Tue. Dec. 30 - San Marcos, CA @ Jumping Turtle
- Austrian Death Machine
- Impending Doom
- Nihilist
- An End of Days
- She Said Sever

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Ohio's Fall Brawl Announced

The first annual Fall Brawl will be held on Friday, November 7th in Toledo, Ohio at Club Bijou. Tickets are $13 in advance and $15 at the door. Acts slated to appear include:

As Blood Runs Black
Emmure
Terror
On Broken Wings
Beneath The Massacre
After The Burial
Blood Stands Still
Your Last Day
Begin The Funeral March
Gale Tempest
Judia
And Hell Followed With
Chelsea Grin

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Desert Destruction Fest Details Revealed

The Desert Destruction Fest will take place on July 5th at Kinari in Victorville, CA. Tickets are $17 at the door and doors open at 11:30am. The following bands are scheduled to perform:

Bury Your Dead
As Blood Runs Black
Blood Stands Still
Endwell
The Ghost Inside
Stray From The Path
Broadcast The Nightmare
From Carnage To Genocide
Mandalyns Bell

More bands are to be announced.

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Blood Stands Still Posts New Song Online

BLOOD STANDS STILL have posted the track "Increase The Pressure," featuring guest vocals from First Blood vocalist Carl Schwartz, on their MySpace profile. The song comes from the band's album "Salvation Through Struggle," which has a release date of May 27th through Mediaskare.

The band has also lined up a short west coast run with friends Lose None.

BLOOD STANDS STILL tour dates are as follows:

5/30 Westlake Village, CA – Kung Fu Corner (w/ xAFBx, Salt The Wound)

(w/ Lose None)
6/07 Reno, NV – TBA
6/08 Boise, ID – TBA
6/09 Spokane, WA – The Blvd.
6/10 Vancouver, BC – The Sweatshop
6/11 Vancouver, WA – Pistol's Skate Shop
6/12 Tacoma, WA – Viaduct
6/13 TBA, OR – TBA
6/14 San Jose, CA – MACLA
6/15 San Bernadino, CA – Hudson Theatre (SummerSlam w/ The Acacia Strain and others)

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Furious Styles, Blood Stands Still Euro Tour Dates

Furious Styles, Blood Stands Still, and Your Demise will tour Europe together next month. Here are the latest tour dates:

02/01 Konstanz, Germany @ Contrast
02/02 Florence, Italy @ K100
02/04 Ljubljana, Slovenia @ Orto Bar
02/05 Wien, Austria @ Arena
02/06 München, Germany @ Feierwerk
02/07 Schweinfurt, Germany @ Alter Stattbahnhof
02/08 Hengelo, Netherlands @ Innocent
02/09 Leper, Belgium @ Leperfest w/ HeavenShallBurn, Municipal Waste
02/10 Nottingham, UK @ Junction 7
02/11 London, UK @ Underworld
02/12 Birmingham, UK @ Market Tavern
02/13 Stoke On Trent, UK @ Sugarmill
02/14 Norwich, UK @ Queen Charlotte
02/15 Bournemouth, UK @ Gander
02/16 Essen, Germany @ Rise Or Die Fest w/ HeavenShallBurn
02/18 Hamburg, Germany @ Hafenklang
02/22 Erfurt, Germany @ Sound And Culture
02/23 Lichtenstein, Germany @ JZ Riot
02/24 Warszaw, Poland @ Radio Luxemburg

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Blood Stands Still Complete Work On New Album

Southern California-based hardcore/metal act BLOOD STANDS STILL has completed work on its new album, titled "Salvation Through Struggle", The band teamed up with producer Zack Ohren (AS BLOOD RUNS BLACK, ALL SHALL PERISH) to record 13 tracks of face-pummeling hardcore. Two tracks from the CD, "Disconnected" and "Fight Hard", have been posted on the group's newly revamped MySpace profile. A spring release through Mediaskare is expected.

BLOOD STANDS STILL's previously out-of-print EP, "The Thrill And The Agony", has been re-released with new artwork through Mediaskare and is available only through Mediaskare's online store.

Before "Salvation Through Struggle" hits stores, the band will head over to Europe with FURIOUS STYLES and YOUR DEMISE for a month-long run.

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This Is Hardcore Fest Approaching

This Is Hardcore Fest will take place August 17-19 in Philadelphia, PA at the Starlight Ballroom. Both weekend and one-day passes are available. Additional information can be found here. Here's the line-up:

Agnostic Front
All Out War
Ambitions
Bitter End
Blacklisted
Bloodclot
Blood Stands Still
Brain Dead
Cast Aside
Ceremony
Cheap Tragedies
Crazy Eddie
Cold World
Colin Of Arabia
Crime In Stereo
Death Before Dishonor
Energy
Fight Like Hell
Hard Response
Have Heart
Iron Age
Know The Score
LetXDown
Lighten Up!
Meltdown
Modern Eyes
My Turn To Win
Paint It Black
Pressure
Pulling Teeth
Reign Supreme
Righteous Jams
Ringworm
Rise And Fall
Said Radio
Shattered Realm
Shipwreck
Steel Nation
Strength For A Reason
Swamp Thing
The Mongoloids
Trash Talk
Triple Threat
Verse
Violation
Wisdom In Chains

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Hoods Announce Tour Dates

Hoods will hit the road this month for some touring. The following tour dates have been confirmed:

5/10 Oakland, CA @ The Metro w/ Terror
5/11 Orangevale, CA @ Post 3045 w/ Killing the Dream, CDC
5/12 San Jose, CA @ Club MACLA w/ CDC
5/13 Stockton, CA @ Torino's w/CDC
5/17 Fresno, CA @ PizzaLand

dates w/ Blood Stands Still
5/18 Lancaster, CA @ Cedar Center
5/19 San Diego, CA @ Adams Hall w/ Life or Death
5/20 Newport Beach, CA @ Hogue Bar Michaels
5/21 Phoenix, AZ @ Metal Devastation 2 w/ Life or Death
5/22 Kingman, AZ @ Kingman Community Foundation w/ Life or Death
5/23 Espanola, NM @ Teen Center w/ Life or Death
5/24 Lubbock, TX @ The Way
5/25 Corpus Christi, TX @ The Compound
5/26 McAllen, TX @ Nikki Rowe
5/27 San Antonio, TX @ Rock Bottom w/ Life or Death
5/28 Victoria, TX @ CWV
5/29 Lewisville, TX @ Fat Daddy's Sound Shack
5/30 TBA
5/31 TBA
6/1 Lee's Summit, KS @ Lakeland Community Church
6/2 Denver, CO @ Sox Place
6/3 Cheyenne, WY @ Ernie November

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xDeathstarx, Blood Stands Still Tour Cancelled

The summer tour featuring xDeathstarx, Blood Stands Still, and Anam Cara has officially been scrapped. The trek was to begin yesterday. No word on reasons behind the cancellation, though it should be noted that official sources claim that the tour will be rescheduled and re-routed.

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xDeathstarx, Blood Stands Still, Anam Cara Tour

Initial dates for xDeathstarx's upcoming tour with Blood Stands Still and Anam Cara have been announced. The tour dates are as follows:

7/9 Lubbock, TX @ TBA
7/10 Houston, TX @ TBA
7/11 Baton Rouge, LA @ TBA
7/12 Nashville, TN @ The Anchor
7/13 Augusta, GA @ TBA
7/14 Jacksonville, FL @ New Covenant Ministries w/ Ruiner, Counting The Days
7/14 Ocala, FL @ TBA
7/16 North Port, FL @ North Port YMCA
7/17 TBA
7/18 Kernersville, NC @ Creation Skatepark
7/19 Virginia/West Virginia @ TBA
7/20 Annapolis, MD @ Knights of Columbus
7/21 Bucksport, ME @ The Kave
7/22 Marcy, NY @ First Assembly of God
7/23 Manheim, PA @ The Warehouse
7/24 Edinboro, PA @ The Hangout w/ War of Ages, Alove For Enemies
7/25 Ohio @ TBA
7/26 Indiana @ TBA
7/27 Macomb, IL @ Elk's Lodge
7/28 Bartlesville, OK @ The Wherehouse
7/29 Oklahoma City, OK @ The Glasnost
7/30 Kansas City, KS @ TBA
7/31 Nebraska, NE @ TBA

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Spook City Records Signs Two Bands

Spook City Records has officially announced the addition of two bands to their roster, Blood Stands Still and Fight Like Hell.

Formed in 1999, California's Blood Stands Still released an EP with Warmachine Records last fall and self-released a full-length in 2003. Their Spook City debut will be available later this year. In the meantime, you can download some of the band's material here.

Meanwhile, Denver's Fight Like Hell formed in May of 2005 and put out a demo in November with Blood Money Records. The band's debut EP should hit streets this summer. You can check out two songs from the demo here.

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