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Below is our complete Engineer 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.

Engineer Posts Tour Wrap-Up, New Album News

The guys in Engineer gave a small post-tour update and also announced their plans to record again. They gave the following announcement.

"Our tour with Tides was a blast. I wish it could have been longer. Thanks to everyone who came out to support and everyone involved. Good to see all of our friends on the road again. You can check out some pictures from tour here:

Anchors Up, Haverhill MA

The Vineyard, Kent OH

Since we're home now, we'll be wrapping up writing for our newest record. This will be our 2nd full length out on BMA. We expect to enter More Sound Studios here in Syracuse sometime in October to track it. More details with that to follow."

You can check out Engineer's new shirt design here.

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Engineer Announces U.S. Tour Dates

ENGINEER has announced the following tour dates as part of their 2009 U.S. tour with Tides:

7/11 Rochester, NY @ tba
7/12 Morgantown, WV @ tba
7/13 Kent, OH @ tba
7/14 Ann Arbor, MI @ tba
7/15 Chicago, IL @ tba
7/16 Indiana @ tba
7/17 Kentucky @ tba
7/18 Tennessee @ tba
7/19 Charlotte, North Carolina @ tba
7/20 Richmond, VA @ tba
7/21 Washington, DC @ The Velvet Lounge
7/22 Baltimore, MD @ tba
7/23 New Jersey @ tba
7/24 Conneticut @ tba
7/25 Providence, RI @ tba
7/26 Boston, MA @ tba

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Tombs Announces US Tour Dates with Pelican

NY metallers, TOMBS, have announced a two-week tour with PELICAN. The Tour covers the western U.S. and including a stop at SXSW in Austin, TX. This tour will also include DREDG on the first part of the tour, followed by WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM on the later half.

TOMBS are touring in support of the forthcoming album and Relapse debut "Winter Hours." "Winter Hours" will be released on February 17th for North American and February 23rd internationally. The band recently premiered the first video from "Winter Hours," for album opener "Gossamer," online now via Pitchfork.TV. More...

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The Minor Times Finalizing Tour Plans

Pennsylvania hardcore heavyweights THE MINOR TIMES are currently finalizing fall touring plans with Engineer. Encompassing much of October, the two bands will hit the East Coast before returning home. Continuing to support their latest record, 'Summer of Wolves,' this marks the first major touring stint for the THE MINOR TIMES since the album's release late in June. Recorded with producer Vince Ratti (Bury Your Dead, A Life Once Lost), the album features in-depth artwork and can be previewed in eCard form here.

In other THE MINOR TIMES news: "Relapse records is going to be releasing a limited edition 7" with us and our friends Rosetta," the band says. "The record will feature two brand new tracks from us not available anywhere else. If you're not familiar with Rosetta, head over to their page, those guys are incredible. Needless to say, we're pretty floored to have a record coming out on Prosthetic and a 7" on Relapse with a great band."

Here are the latest THE MINOR TIMES tour dates with with Engineer: More...

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The Minor Times, Engineer To Tour In September

Pennslyvania's THE MINOR TIMES are currently gearing up for the June 26 release of the band's forthcoming album, 'Summer of Wolves,' as well as looking for booking help on a fall tour with the band's good friends Engineer. THE MINOR TIMES says they are in the very early stages of planning the tour, but if you can help out, contact the band at theminortimes@hotmail.com.

Here are the current THE MINOR TIMES tour dates:

6/16 Cheswick, PA – Ches-A-Rena (Sincerity Fest)
6/18 Doylestown, PA – Siren Records (with Tides)
6/22 Brooklyn, NY – The Water Street Lounge (with Rosetta)
6/23 Burlington, VT – 242 Main (with Rosetta)
6/24 Falmouth, ME – Bike Barn (with Rosetta)
6/25 New York, NY - The Lit Lounge (with Rosetta)
7/08 Philadelphia, PA – Trocadero (with A Life Once Lost, Starkweather)
8/08 Philadelphia, PA – The Waiting Room (with Trap Them)

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Engineer To Release 'The Dregs' In July

Syracuse, New York-based metal outfit ENGINEER will release its sophomore full-length album, "The Dregs", on July 10 via Black Market Activities. The CD was recorded in February at More Sounds Studio with producer Jocko Randall (ED GEIN). The result is an album that "achieves the band's original goal to push the musical boundaries of each other while maintaining a strong sense of integrity," according to a press release.

"The Dregs" track listing:

01. Scala Natura
02. The Iron Worker
03. Greenhorn
04. Tremors
05. Hollow Vessel
06. The Thinning Cynic
07. Big Black Smile
08. First Frost
09. Waves
10. Kings

Check out the song "Scala Natura" on the band's MySpace page.

ENGINEER will tour with COLISEUM, BURNED INSIDE and RAMMER in support of "The Dregs".

ENGINEER previously released material through Hex Records and Four Leaf Recordings.

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Coliseum To Enter Studio, Set Tour Dates

Louisville, Kentucky's Coliseum are preparing to enter the studio next month to record their debut Relapse Records full-length album. This as-yet-untitled album will be recorded at Godcity studios in Salem, MA with Kurt Ballou at the helm. Advance song titles include: "The Fate Of Men", "Believer", "Seven Cities", "No Benefit", "Fall Of The Pigs", "Funeral Line", and "Interceptor."

Immediately after recording, Coliseum will embark upon a week-long "Maximum Louisville" tour with Young Widows and Prideswallower. Here are the tour dates:

5/15 Boston, MA @ PA's Lounge
5/16 Brooklyn, NY @ 538 Johnson
5/17 Lemoyne, PA @ Champion Ship
5/18 Philadelphia, PA @ Disgraceland
5/19 Washington, DC @ Rock And Roll Hotel
5/20 Richmond, VA @ The Camel

Coliseum and Engineer will tour together briefly in July. Here are those tour dates:

7/12 Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen w/ Sweet Cobra
7/13 London, ON @ Call The Office w/ Buried Inside, Rammer
7/14 Toronto, ON @ Sneaky Dee's w/ Buried Inside, Rammer
7/15 Kingston, ON @ The Time To Laugh Comedy Club w/ Buried Inside, Rammer
7/16 Ottawa, ON @ Maverick's w/ Buried Inside, Rammer
7/17 Montreal, QC @ La Sala Rossa w/ Buried Inside, Rammer
7/19 Cambridge, MA @ Cambridge Elks
7/22 New Brunswick, NJ @ 228 Hamilton
7/23 Syracuse, NY @ Westcott Community Center

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Engineer Announces Tour With Tides, Album Update

Engineer (Black Market Activities) and Tides (Level Plane/Teenage Disco Bloodbath Records) are booking a tour in April. If you think you can help with any of the shows, please contact Engineer001@hotmail.com and make it happen.

Engineer is in the home stretch of their recording process. All of the instruments on the record are finished and they begin tracking vocals tomorrow. Here's a statement from the band:

"Our new album, 'The Dregs' is almost completed. We'll be in the studio for the remainder of the month finishing vocals, mixing, and mastering. Jocko (More Sound Studios) has been amazing to work with again, and we couldn't be happier with the way things have turned out thus far. He's been on par with our vision for this record every step of the way. And it's nothing short of our best work to date."

ENGINEER Tour w/ Tides:

4/05 LaCrosse, WI The Joint
4/10 Nashville, TN The Muse
4/13 Lemoyne, PA Championship
4/15 Syracuse, NY Westcott Community Center

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Engineer Set To Record New Album

Engineer will enter Moresound Studios in Syracuse, NY tomorrow to record their debut full-length, titled "The Dregs." Black Market Activities will release the album this spring (Teenage Disco Bloodbath Records will handle the vinyl release). The band has released the following statement:

"Although it seems soon to have another full-length written and recorded within a year of our last record being released, we still can't manage to 'sit still' for very long. A couple months after we're done recording our most recent works, we're all always flooded with ideas for the next record. 'The Dregs' will be darker, more powerful, and contain some of the fastest songs we have yet to churn out."

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Engineer Signs With Black Market Activities

Black Market Activities has officially signed Syracuse outfit, Engineer. The group has previously released material with Hex Records and Four Leaf Recordings. This winter Engineer will enter More Sound Studios with producer Jocko Randall (Ed Gein) to record a new full-length, tentatively slated for a spring 2007 release.

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