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Below is our complete Karnivool 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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Karnivool Posts "Eidolon" Video

Karnivool today releases a new video for the song "Eidolon," which is taken from most recent album, "Asymmetry." Directed by Christopher Frey, the moody clip for “Eidolon” features a runaway bride who seems be under a mysterious power held by her groom. Check it out below.

"Asymmetry" is the band’s first new release in over four years (following sophomore release, "Sound Awake") and the 14 tracks were recorded and mixed by producer Nick DiDia (Pearl Jam, Rage Against The Machine, Mastodon) in Byron Bay, New South Wales.

Karnivool formed in Perth, Australia in 1997 while the band members were still in high school and features Ian Kenny (vocals), Drew Goddard (guitar, vocals), Jon Stockman (bass), Mark Hosking (guitar, vocals) and Steve Judd (drums). More...

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Karnivool Announces Live Chat With Fans

Karnivool will be hosting a live Ustream chat with fans on August 5th at 6:00pm PDT. Anyone is welcome and the chat can be access at this location.

"Asymmetry" is the band’s first new release in over four years and the 14 tracks were recorded and mixed by producer Nick DiDia (Pearl Jam, Rage Against The Machine, Mastodon) in Byron Bay, New South Wales.

Karnivool will begin the Asymmetry World Tour in Australia in late July and North American tour dates will be revealed soon. All tour dates can be found here. More...

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Karnivool Announces "Asymmetry" Release

Karnivool will release new album "Asymmetry" in physical format this coming August 6th, 2013, while the digital version will be coming July 23rd.

Fans can pre-order the deluxe CD version of the album starting today from the Workhorse Music webstore. The pre-order will include a 90-minute live DVD featuring a full concert from The Forum in Melbourne, Australia.

The album will also available for pre-order from iTunes beginning Tuesday, July 2nd, and includes the new single “We Are” as an instant-grat track.

“We Are” is also the first video from the album and was directed by longtime Karnivool collaborator Christopher Frey. Watch it below. More...

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Karnivool Announces New Album, Posts Music Video

Today Australian rock band Karnivool announces the release of third full-length album, "Asymmetry," via Density Records. The exact U.S. release date along with pre-order information will be announced shortly.

"Asymmetry" is the band’s first new release in over four years (following sophomore release, "Sound Awake") and the 14 tracks were recorded and mixed by producer Nick DiDia (Pearl Jam, Rage Against The Machine, Mastodon) in Byron Bay, New South Wales.

“I think each time Karnivool walk into another record we all want to explore new ground,” explains vocalist Ian Kenny. “We want to open the door to our musical basement, switch the light off and tumble down the stairs into god knows what. Each time we switch the light on again we are a different band.”

“We wanted this record to be a natural evolution from Sound Awake,” adds guitarist Drew Goddard. “It needed to be more honest and raw, sound wise and song wise, exploring unchartered territory for the band while holding true to the things that make Karnivool... Karnivool.” More...

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Karnivool Announces North American Tour Dates

Australia's KARNIVOOL are currently wrapping up their SOLD OUT "NEW DAY TOUR" in Australia and has announced that they'll be returning stateside next month for the North American leg. Named after the eight-minute song from their recently released full-length Sound Awake, the "NEW DAY TOUR" will commence August 6th in Vancouver before looping the U.S. and ending in Los Angeles on September 13th. Tampa's Tides Of Man will open for most of the dates.

"It's time for a good ol' North American road trip again," attests guitarist Drew Goddard. "Look for a big white van full of weird Aussies with bad hair and guitars pulling up at a town near you."

Before touching down in the U.S., KARNIVOOL will play their first UK festival slot on Aug 1st as part of the Sonisphere Festival in Knebworth with Alice Cooper, Iron Maiden & Iggy & The Stooges. More...

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Karnivool Posts New Video, Announces New Date

Perth’s Karnivool has announced a second show at Melbourne's Palace Theatre on December 3, with their first show (Dec 2) nearly sold out. Tickets are on sale now.

In other news, the band just released the video for second single, "All I Know," directed by Chris Frey, who also directed the band's video for "Set Fire to The Hive" earlier in the year. Check it out below.

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Dredg Cancels Supporting Run w/ Karnivool

American progressive rock band Dredg has cancelled their supporting Australian tour with Karnivool, set to take place from mid November through to December around Australia.

The band commented: “Unfortunately, dredg will no longer be touring in Australia with Karnivool this November/December. After further planning and some unexpected twists we have found that the tour is no longer feasible. We are extremely apologetic and hope that someday, in the near future, we will be able to finally tour there. Until then…”

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Dead By April And Karnivool To Support Skindred

Welsh ragga metal outfit Skindred has announced that Swedish metal band Dead By April will be joining them on their headlining tour of the United Kingdom later this year, along with Australian metal band Karnivool. The tour is in support of Skindred's forthcoming new album, "Shark Bites And Dog Fights" which will be released in September.

The tour dates are as follows:

Sep 30 Norwich Waterfront
Oct 1 Nottingham Rescue Rooms
Oct 2 Manchester Club Academy
Oct 3 Leeds Cockpit
Oct 4 Newcastle Academy 2
Oct 5 Glasgow ABC 2
Oct 7 Stoke Sugarmill
Oct 8 Sheffield Corporation
Oct 9 Northhampton Raodmender
Oct 10 Wolverhapmton Wulfrun Hall
Oct 11 Oxford Academy 2
Oct 13 Cardif Solus
Oct 14 Bristol Academy 2
Oct 15 Falmouth Pavillions
Oct 16 Exeter Phoenix
Oct 17 Southampton University
Oct 19 Brighton Concorde
Oct 20 London Electric Ballroom

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Karnivool Announces "Sound Awake" Tour Dates

Karnivool has released tour dates for a series of shows in their native Australia to celebrate the release of their upcoming sophomore release, "Sound Awake." Here are the latest tour dates:

June, 20 2009 08:00 PM - Tivoli (18+) , Brisbane, Queensland
June, 24 2009 08:00 PM - Metro Theatre (18+) , Sydney, New South Wales
June, 26 2009 08:00 PM - The Forum (18+) , Melbourne, Victoria
June, 28 2009 08:00 PM - HQ (18+) , Adelaide, South Australia
July, 1 2009 08:00 PM - Metro Fremantle (18+) , Perth, Western Australia

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Karnivool Post New Song Online For Streaming

Karnivool have released the first taste of new music of their upcoming sophomore album. A new song entitled "Set Fire To The Hive" can be heard on the band's Myspace. The track appears on the band's upcoming new album, "Sound Awake".

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Karnivool Releases New Song Online

Austrailian metal band, Karnivool, has posted a new song on their MySpace page, entitled "Set Fire To The Hive." The song comes off their upcoming record, "Sound Awake," which will be released this May.

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Karnivool Announces Title of New Album

Australia's Karnivool have set "Sound Awake" as the title of their sophomore album. More details will be released very soon.

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Karnivool Finish Mixing Sophomore Record

Karnivool has completed mixing their upcoming, currently untitled, sophomore album. The album is currently slated for a summer release via Bieler Bros. Records. More details are set to surface soon.

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Karnivool Begins Mixing New Album

Karnivool are currently in Melbourne, Australia entering the final mixing stages on the follow up to their debut album, "Themata." The band is currently plotting a late summer/fall release.

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Karnivool Posts New Video Update

Karnivool has posted a new video blog on their progress recording their upcoming sophomore album. Karnivool's second, currently untitled album should hit stores this summer, and is expected to include songs that the band has been playing live for a while including "New Day" and "Goliath."

You can check out the video below. More...

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Karnivool Posts Album Update and Photos

Karnivool have posted a dual update regarding their highly-anticipated second album. Guitarist Drew Goddard issued the following studio update:

"YES! There’s a pulse! We are alive and breathing in 2009. Firstly, we apologise for the lack of updates. It’s now completely apparent that when we create an album we have a tendency to get sucked headfirst into a vortex, some parallel universe - home to the fairies, gnomes and goblins and long fucking hours in the studio.

"Thankfully, we have an end in sight. We are spending the rest of this month and early February finishing extra tracking, (yes there’s lots) and then mixing through to the end of the month. We can’t thank everyone enough, for the constant flow of support and interest, and especially patience while we conduct our bizarre, drawn out and slightly masochistic ritual that is our songwriting/recording process. We’ve almost finished a new video blog that’s captured a lot of what has been happening over the last couple of months, this will be up in the next couple of days. Until then, check the pictures section for some snaps of the band at work in the studio, and for those who have not stumbled across it whilst getting lost in the wonders of youtube, attached to this blog is a live version of a song called “Deadman” from the show at The Metro in Sydney last year. The song will feature on the upcoming 2nd album due for release early this year. We will be revealing the album title and release date in the coming weeks and will continue to post updates more regularly from now and up to the time of release. We’re all very excited about what we’ve produced over the last 4 years, (haha!) and can’t wait to share it with you. Thanks again and check back shortly."

Additionally, two pages of photos from the band's recent time in the studio can be found here.

Karnivool's second, currently untitled album should hit stores this summer, and is expected to include songs that the band has been playing live for a while including "New Day" and "Goliath".

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First Pyramid Rock Festival Bands Revealed

Phillip Island's annual New Years Eve event, the Pyramid Rock Festival, has announced the first group of acts to be confirmed for its fifth year.

Karnivool, Gyroscope, Birds of Tokyo and Mammal join The Black Keys, The Living End, Morcheeba and Cut Copy among the 22 artists that make up the first half of announcements.

Tickets go on sale at 9:00am on Thursday, September 4th from www.thepyramidrockfestival.com online and physical retailers.

The full line-up is as follows: More...

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Karnivool In Pre-Production On Sophomore Album

Karnivool are currently locked away in a studio in Perth, Australia completing pre-production on the follow-up to their outstanding debut album, "Themata." A journal update from the band on the matter states:

"The 2nd album is shaping up to be a gem. You may have realised by now that we don't write albums very quickly, but we don't like to do things by halves. We are about to lock the doors of our comfy little studio which sits among the serene surrounds of the industrial hussle and bussle of Osborne Park where we will be entering the 'preproduction' stage. Joining us once again on the start of our excellent adventure is our good friend Forrester Savell. In the next two weeks we will be finishing tracks, tying up loose ends, chopping things up and sticking them together again, applying the lacquer where necessary, or taking to it with blunt objects where necessary. All in all, making the sure everything is exactly how we like it before we begin the real tracking process within the coming weeks. Once again, thanks for your patience and support. In the meantime here's a little video of what we've been up to recently. We will be posting videos and blogging on a regular basis throughout the pre-production and recording period, check back soon.

"In other news....Karnivool are amongst the first bunch of bands announced for the 2008 Homebake Festival. The lineup includes Crowded House, You Am I, The Vines, and shitloads more... This will take place at Domain Royal Botanical Gardens in Sydney City on Saturday December 6. Tickets go on sale 9:00am Monday August 18th. Check www.homebake.com.au or www.myspace.com/homebake for more details."

Karnivool's new record is set to drop in 2009.

Here's a short video update/blog from the new album as well: More...

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Karnivool Announce "Aeons" Tour

Bieler Bros Records issues the following press release:

"Fresh off their stint with Rage Against The Machine and others on "The Big Day Out" circuit, Karnivool are set to hit the road again in their native Australia. Bannered as the "Aeons" Tour, Karnivool is promising fans a unique and unforgettable experience. A list of dates for the run can be found here."

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The Great American Rampage Tour Photos Online

Tuesday November 6th, 2007 I had the opportunity to photograph The Great American Rampage Tour which included Karnivool, Ankla, Skindred and Nonpoint. The show took place at the Wedge Nightclub in Austintown, Ohio, where fans can not only experience an awesome show but if you're up front, you can order your drinks right there without having to loose your spot in the front row. All of the bands put on an amazing performance and were some of the nicest guys to talk to. It was definally one of the best tours I've seen this year.

You can check out the photos in the photo gallery.

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