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The Faceless

From: Encino, CA, United States
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The Faceless Part w/ Drummer, Seek Replacement

Encino, CA metal/death metal outfit The Faceless recently parted ways with drummer Nick Pierce. Consequently, the band is in search of a replacement. Guitarist Steve Jones has issued the following statement:

"Only being in the band for about 3 months, Nick was a great drummer and held everything together very well. He will be trying out to be the new drummer for the Black Dahlia Murder! We wish him the best of luck and we appreciate all the time he spent on the road with us. Good times! We also want to take this time to publicly thank Nick for recording our title/instrumental track of the album 'Akeldama'. He did a great job on that song and adapted very well to the style necessary for giving the song the vibe we were looking for. Along with that we'd like to thank the other drummers to took part in the album as well.

Nick Pierce- Track 7
Andy Taylor- Tracks 2 & 5 (Diskreet)
Navene Koperwies- Track 4 (Animosity)
Brett Batdorf- Tracks 1, 3, 6 & 8 (Penatralia)

Before you all ask, the reason for all the different drummers is because at the different stages of the very long and constantly changing recording process, we had changed drummers for one reason or another. For example the album began as a 4 song EP (which are not tracks 1 3 6 & 8) after Brett Batdorf was no longer in the band and Andy Taylor began to play with us we decided it should be a full length. Unfortunately he could only be in the band for a certain period of time, so he only recorded 2 tracks (2 & 5). But 6 songs is hardly a full-length album, so we asked our good friend Navene to record a song for the album (track 4). After that we asked Nick to join and along with that to record the instrumental track for the album (track 7).

So with all that aside and behind us, WE ARE LOOKING FOR A NEW DRUMMER TO JOIN OUR BAND! We are looking for a drummer who has a unique style, good feel, great knowledge of different time signatures and poly -rythyms, familiar with tempo changes, being capable of drumming comfortably at speeds up to 240 (blasting and 16th notes on the feet at this tempo) and any other attributes that will mesh with or even add to our music. We have talked to a few people but we are still interested. So if this description sounds like it might be you or somebody you know and you/they are ready to tour your ass off and have a great time doing it, you might be the one for us! send us a video of you playing our songs "Pestilence" and "An Autopsy" and a video of your self playing in your own manner. All submissions or any inquiries can be emailed to thefacelessdrummersearch@yahoo.com. Good Luck Nick Pierce, and to all of you who choose to try out."

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Nightmare Before Xmas Fest Lineup Finalized

The folks behind the Death By Decibels: Nightmare Before Xmas Fest have posted a finalized lineup for the show, which takes place Sunday, December 17th at Sonar in Baltimore, MD. The final lineup is as follows:

Napalm Death
Dying Fetus
A Life Once Lost
Anal Cunt
Dead To Fall
Ion Dissonance
The Faceless
As Blood Runs Black
Lilu Dallas
Adonis Decay
Left To Vanish
Site of Suffering
The Dahlgren Prophecy
Another Side of Silence
Fury Supplies The Arms
Fallen Martyr
Rise of Ruin
Pollux Troy

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Maryland's Nightmare Before Xmas Fest Info

Baltimore, Maryland will host the Nightmare Before Xmas Fest on December 17th at Club Sonar. Here is the tentative lineup with more bands to be announced:

Napalm Death
Dead to Fall
Lilu Dallas
The Faceless
A Life Once Lost

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Arsis, All Shall Perish, The Faceless Tour Dates

Arsis, All Shall Perish and The Faceless have booked the following run together:
October 26th Nashville, TN - The Muse
October 27th Atlanta, GA - Under The Couch
October 28th Jacksonville, FL - Thee Imperial
October 29th Orlando, FL - Backbooth
October 30th Clearwater, FL - 688 Skatepark
October 31st Columbia, SC - New Brookland Tavern (Feat. Remembering Never, The Warriors)
November 01st Springfield, VA - Jaxx
November 02nd Asbury Park, NJ - Club Deep
November 03rd Centereach, NY - Centereach VFW
November 04th Philadelphia, PA - The Boiler Room
November 05th Chicopee, MA - Cabot St Pub
November 06th Hamden, CT - Italian American Club
November 07th Baltimore, MD - The Ottobar
November 08th Cleveland, OH - Pirate's Cove
November 09th Detroit, MI - The Modern Exchange (Feat. Misery Index)
November 10th Lake Station, IN - Eagle's Club
November 11th Milwaukee, WI - Orchard Inn
November 12th Rogers, MN - Showcase Skatepark
November 13th Rapid City, SD - Venue 8
November 14th Denver, CO - The Marquis Theatre
November 16th Ogden, UT - Club Boom Va
November 17th Boise, ID - The Venue
November 18th Seattle, WA - Studio Seven
November 19th Portland, OR - Satyricon
November 20th Orangevale, CA - The Boardwalk
November 21st Fresno, CA - TBA
November 22nd Bakersfield, CA - TBA
November 24th Mexicali - El Patio Ole Caribe
November 25th Anaheim, CA - Chain Reaction
November 26th Los Angeles, CA - The Whisky a GoGo
November 27th San Diego, CA - SOMA
November 28th Las Vegas, NV - TBA
November 30th El Paso, TX - Chic's Bar (Feat. Necrophagis)

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Necrophagist Plan Headlining Tour

Necrophagist appear to be planning a headlining tour beginning immediately after their tour with Cannibal Corpse. The tour will feature support from Ion Dissonance, Skinless, and The Faceless. One date will feature Napalm Death and others. Three confirmed dates are as follow:

December 8 - Jacksonville, FL @ Thee Imperial
December 16 - Louisville, KY @ Uncle Pleasants
December 17 - Baltimore, MD @ Sonar w/ Napalm Death, etc.

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