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Slit

From: Malta
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Latest Slit News

Below is our complete Slit 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.

Lay Down Rotten Replaces Deranged at FTC Festival

Here is the latest update from FTC organizers:

"Here we go... we have a new Co-Headliner for Thursday on Fuck The Commerce XI. As you know, Deranged split up and cancelled the FTC-gig once again. But if the old stagers don't want to, we'll get new blood on the FTC-stage. We are glad to announce LAY DOWN ROTTEN for Thursday evening at Fuck The Commerce 2008. They have shown their ability to rule the moshpit with their new album "Reconquering The Pit“ and on tour with Dismember and will once again proove that at Fuck The Commerce."

BILLING:
Thursday: (estimated from 1pm on every hour, exact times to be anounced)
DEBT OF NATURE [D] / THE BURNING [DK] / URKRAFT [DK] / BITTERNESS [D] / STERBEHILFE [D] / GORE [CZ] / POOSTEW [D] / STOMA [NL] / LAY DOWN ROTTEN [D] / ILLDISPOSED [DK]

Friday: (estimated from 1pm on every hour, exact times to be anounced)
PROFANATION [D] / DEADBORN [D] / INFERIA [FIN] / MASS INFECTION [GR] / ETERNAL BLEEDING [SK] / WEAK ASIDE [D] NEUROPATHIA [PL] / / SPAWN [D] / GRIND INC. [D] / HOUWITSER [NL]

Saturday: (estimated from 1pm on every hour, exact times to be anounced)
IN DEMISE [D] / INTERNAL DECAY [D] / FLAYING [LV] / SLIT [M] / THE ATMOSFEAR [D] / PURGATORY [D] / EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS [D] / DENIAL FIEND [US] / HOLOCAUSTO CANIBAL [P] / MASSACRE [US]

Date: April 30th - May 03rd 2008

Location: Altes Lager, (14913 Altes Lager near Jüterbog, Germany)

Tickets: via ticketonline.de and all it's box-offices, www.f-t-c.de as well as at K17-presale-office and all K17-metal-concerts (Berlin, Pettenkoferstr. 17a); ATTENTION: presale via www.f-t-c.de has to be closed soon.

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Slit Schedule European Tour Dates

Anticulture Records reports:

"Ultra brutal sludge machine SLIT are back for a new European tour. See the band live in April including festivals and headline gigs."

Tour dates are as follows:

April 18 - Remedy - Peaceville, Malta
April 25 - La Crypta - Ourense, Spain
April 26 - SWR Barroselas Metalfest XI - Portugal
April 27 - Barracudas Club - Madrid, Spain
April 30 - Hotel de la Musique 4 - Marseille, France

May 1 - Venue TBA - Torino, Italy
May 2 - Tomasini Club - Lenzburg, Switzerland
May 3 - Fuck The Commerce Festival - Altes Lager, Germany
May 4 - De Baroeg - Rotterdam, Holland

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Fuck the Commerce 2008 Billing Complete

The billing is completed now with 30 bands from 13 countries. Within the last days we got confirmations from MASSACRE, DERANGED and GRIND INC. They will rock the stage of the first Open-Air-Party of the new season for all real hard metalmaniacs who love underground-death and grind together with ILLDISPOSED, HOUWITSER, HOLOCAUSTO CANIBAL, EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS and many more.

Here is the complete billing: MASSACRE, ILLDISPOSED, HOUWITSER, DERANGED, HOLOCAUSTO CANIBAL, GRIND INC., DENIAL FIEND, EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS, SPAWN, PURGATORY, ETERNAL BLEEDING, NEUROPATHIA, POOSTEW, GORE, STOMA, THE BURNING, WEAK ASIDE, THE ATMOSPHEAR, INFERIA, FLAYING, MASS INFECTION, SLIT, STERBEHILFE, URKRAFT, BITTERNESS, DEADBORN, INTERNAL DECAY, DEBT OF NATURE, PROFANATION + PARTIES with HELLBORN-DJs and DJ FIFTY from METALSTORM + CAMPFIRE and RUSSIANTENT

Festival Date: April 30th - May 03rd 2008
Location: Altes Lager, (14913 Altes Lager near Jüterbog, Germany)
Tickets: via ticketonline.de and all it's box-offices, www.f.t.c.de as well as at K17-presale-office and all K17-metal-concerts (Berlin, Pettenkoferstr. 17a)

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Gutworm Issue Update

Gutworm have issued the following update via the AntiCulture Records website:

We're happy to announce that our long awaited second album, Disfigured Narcissus will be recorded at Priory Recording Studios during March / April and will be released this September. I know what you're thinking... "about bloody time!" We're not lazy, we just didn't want to rush it! This will be new bassist Glen Pywell's debut recording with us after several months hard work, both in the practice room and on the road. Greg Chandler (Esoteric) will be producing once again so expect a killer result!! Oh yeah, dont forget about us at this year's Hellfest along with our label-mates Slit & Interlock. Bands confirmed so far include Korn, Machine Head, Lamb Of God, Cannibal Corpse, Megadeth, Napalm Death plus MANY more!! Check out the official Hellfest website at www.hellfest.fr or the Myspace page. We'll be playing 2 other shows while in France, but we'll talk about those another time. Thats it for now but keep your eyes peeled, there's loadsa GW news coming up in the next couple of months.

See ya - Mr Minney

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Interlock Confirm Slot on Hellfest 2007


The London based cyber-metal sextet posted the following update via their record label's [Anti Culture Records] website:

Cheap duty-free orders at the ready, we're off to the continent for some sun and salacious behaviour... and perhaps a touch of heavy-as-hell industrial metal for the benefit of our European cousins.

We're salivating over our passports with delight in confirming that we will be appearing on saturday 23rd june at hellfest 2007 in clisson, france. the lineup includes Immortal, Cannibal Corpse, Blind Guardian, Gutworm, Slit and many more. Check back here regularly for more details as to which stage and what time.

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Susperia, Red Harvest, Grimfist and Slit UK Tour

SUSPERIA (ex Dimmu Borgir, Satyricon) have joined forces with fellow Norwegians RED HARVEST and GRIMFIST for a heavyweight package that is set to hit the UK for a short tour in October 2006. Joining the bands for the tour will be SLIT from Malta who have in their ranks Omar Grech from Beheaded.

Dates confirmed for "The Eternal Anger Tour" are Nottingham - Rock City on October 12th, London - The Underworld on October 13th, Bradford - Rio on October 14th, Glasgow - Cathouse 15th and Dudley - JB's on October 16th. Check with venues for age restrictions. Tickets for all shows are available through the usual outlets.

RED HARVEST's DVD "Harvest Bloody Harvest", out on September 18th, 2006. The DVD, which comes in a limited deluxe metal box, shows their concert at the Rockefeller Music Hall, Oslo (NO), shot last year, and many bonus materials.

RED HARVEST are currently working on their upcoming album that will be released through Season of Mist, early 2007.

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Slit Ready Second Album For Release

Malta's "premier masters of technical aggression" SLIT will release their second album, "Ode to Silence", on September 18 through Anticulture Records. The band, whose current lineup includes guitarist Omar Grech from BEHEADED, will support SUSPERIA, RED HARVEST and GRIMFIST on their "The Eternal Anger" U.K. tour in October.

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