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Latest Clouds News

Below is our complete Clouds 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.

Clouds Signs With Domestic Genocide

Atmospheric doom misanthropes Clouds are pleased to join forces with Domestic Genocide Records for the release of their forthcoming debut album, "Doliu." The following press release was issued about the band:

"A multi-national project featuring members of Shape Of Despair, Eye Of Solitude, Panthiest, Officium Triste, Imper Luminis and Hamferd, Clouds orchestrate solemn odes of pain and sorrow dedicated to departed souls. Forged following the passing of someone close and dear, to hear Clouds is to lose yourself in a grievous journey through paths of desolation, anguish and despair."

Said the band in a collective statement: "We are extremely happy to have found a label which shares our passion and ideology. That is something hard to find nowadays. Together with Domestic Genocide we will bring you sorrow."

Adds the Domestic Genocide collective: "There is a comfort in the bitterness that surrounds the sound, the lyrics, the interpretation and the passion with which the songs have been written. And with the help of Domestic Genocide Records, Clouds will be bringing sorrow; the music will at once touch and torture."

"Doliu" will be released via Domestic Genocide in the New Year. Portions of the album's proceeds will be donated to Sponsorachild.org. Further info, including street date and teaser tracks are to be announced in the coming weeks.

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Doomriders Announces New Drummer

Doomriders has announced the addition of a new drummer and more. Here's the update from the band:

"We are proud and excited to announce that we have filled the drum throne with none other than our good friend Q. Some of you may know him from his kick ass drumming in the great but now defunct Clouds. He's a perfect fit and we couldn't be more happy! Come see his first show with us February 5th at Ralph's in Worcester!"

Here are the details on that show:

02/05: Worcester, MA @ Ralph's Rock Diner

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Torche Parts ways with Guitarist Juan Montoya

TORCHE has parted ways with guitarist Juan Montoya. In a statement prepared by Juan, he had this to say:

"The ATP/Nightmare Before Christmas show on December 5, 2008, will be my final show with TORCHE. I’m very proud of the music we have created together over the past 4 years. I have been blessed to?tour the world and meet amazing?people and will be seeing you all soon enough. I am very inspired and will be collaberating with many of the talented friends I have met in my travels. Look out for new material early next year and a tour to follow. I wish TORCHE all the best and I thank all the fans for listening and being a part of this amazing experience." More...

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Boris Adds Tour Dates With Clouds and Growing

Boris is back again, not only for the previously announced rash of arena shows with the almighty Nine Inch Nails, but also for a pile of dates through the Midwest and East Coast playing shows with Clouds, Growing and more.

Boris US & Canada Tour November-December:

11/11/2008 Scotiabank Place - Ottawa, ON w/ Nine Inch Nails
11/12/2008 Bell Centre - Montreal, QC w/ Nine Inch Nails
11/13/2008 Lee's Palace - Toronto, ON w/ Orn
11/14/2008 Copps Coliseum - Hamilton, ON w/ Nine Inch Nails
11/15/2008 Van Andel Arena - Grand Rapids, MI w/ Nine Inch Nails
11/16/2008 Grog Shop - Cleveland, OH w/ Baroness, Coliseum, Minsk
11/17/2008 Schottenstein Center - Columbus, OH w/ Nine Inch Nails
11/18/2008 Allen County Memorial - Fort Wayne, IN w/ Nine Inch Nails
11/20/2008 US Cellular Center - Cedar Rapids, IA w/Nine Inch Nails
11/21/2008 Mizzou Arena - Columbia, MO w/ Nine Inch Nails
11/22/2008 BOK Center - Tulsa, OK w/ Nine Inch Nails
11/24/2008 The Picador - Iowa City, IA
11/25/2008 Target Center - Minneapolis, MN w/ Nine Inch Nails
11/26/2008 Mid-America Center - Council Bluffs, IA w/ Nine Inch Nails
11/28/2008 Triple Rock Social Club - (Minneapolis, MN w/ Clouds, Zebulon Pike
11/29/2008 The Empty Bottle - Chicago, IL w/ Clouds
11/30/2008 The Pike Room - Pontiac, MI w/ Clouds
12/01/2008 Soundlab - Buffalo, NY w/ Clouds
12/03/2008 Music Hall of Williamsburg - Brooklyn, NY w/ Growing, Clouds
12/04/2008 Ottobar - Baltimore, MD w/ Growing, Clouds
12/05/2008 Heirloom Arts Theatre - Danbury, CT w/ Growing, Clouds
12/06/2008 The Livingroom - Providence, RI w/ Growing, Clouds

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Coliseum's SXSW Performance Footage Posted Online

COLISEUM’s performance from this year’s South By Southwest music festival has recently been posted online courtesy of MetalKult.com. This five-song set from the Relapse Records SXSW showcase can be viewed now at this location.

COLISEUM is currently on tour along the west coast with TORCHE and CLOUDS. The Louisville, KY three-piece will perform a special election night show in Los Angeles, CA this evening before flying to Japan with TORCHE for a brief tour together.

Upon returning home, COLISEUM will immediately join label-mates BARONESS and MINSK for a two-week tour in the northeastern US. A complete listing of confirmed COLISEUM tour dates can be found below with more to be announced soon.

For more information on COLISEUM, please contact Betsey Cichoracki, Relapse Records Media Relations, at (610)734-1000 x106 or Betsey@Relapse.com.

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Black Cobra Tours In November With Torche

Black Cobra has returned home for two days, and then is back out on the road again with Torche and Clouds for their November string of tour dates listed below.

Black Cobra w/ Torche and Clouds:

Fri Nov 14th San Diego @ Casbah
Sat Nov 15th, Los Angeles, CA @ Spaceland
Sun Nov 16th Phoenix, AZ @ Phix
Mon Nov 17th, Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
Wed Nov 19th, San Antonio @ Rock Bottom Bar
Thur Nov 20th Austin, TX @ Red Seven
Fri Nov 21st Dallas, TX @ The Lounge
Sat Nov 22nd Houston, TX @ Walters on Washington
Sun. Nov. 23rd New Orleans, LA @ Dragon's Den
Mon Nov 24th Gainesville, FL @ The Atlantic

Solo:

Tues Nov 25th Nashville, TN @ The End
Wed Nov 26th St. Louis, MO @ FuBar
Fri Nov 28th St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club
Sat Nov 29th Fargo, ND @ The Nestor Tavern

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Torche Announces Fall Tour Dates

Since "Meanderthal" was released in April Toche has been on the road around 11 weeks in the US doing various stints with label mates Harvey Milk and Clouds, a full summer tour with their new friends Boris, as well as a dates with the Sword. Up next they co-headline Europe and the UK with Pelican in to early October, and then two weeks later head out again in the US, but this time headlining for the first time since the albums release. Clouds are the partners in crime for the entire run, while Coliseum and Black Cobra split the the tour as support. Squeezed in there somewhere in early November are their debut set of dates in Japan with Coliseum in support.

8/31 Orlando, FL @ The Back Booth
9/12 Brighton, UK @ Engine Room w/ Pelican
9/13 Sheffield, UK @ Corporation w/ Pelican
9/14 Glasgow, UK @ Oran Mor w/ Pelican
9/15 Belfast, UK @ The Limelight w/ Pelican
9/16 Dublin, UK @ Whelans w/ Pelican
9/17 Birmingham, UK @ Medicine Bar w/ Pelican
9/18 London, UK @ Underworld w/ Pelican
9/19 Bristol, UK @ Croft w/ Pelican
9/20 Hasselt, BE @ Muziekodroom w/ Pelican
9/21 Tilburg, NL @ ZXZW Festival w/ Pelican
9/22 Munster, DE @ Gleiss 22 w/ Pelican
9/23 Hamburg, DE @ Hafenklang w/ Pelican
9/24 Copenhagen, DK @ Loppen w/ Pelican
9/25 Berlin, DE @ Cassiopeia w/ Pelican
9/26 Munich, DE @ Feierwerk w/ Pelican
9/27 Frankfurt, DE @ Nachtleben w/ Pelican
9/28 Dresden, DE @ Beatpol w/ Pelican
9/29 Prague, CZ @ Rock Cafe w/ Pelican
9/30 Budapest, HUN @ A38 w/ Pelican
10/1 Vienna, AT @ Arena w/ Pelican
10/3 Rome, IT @ Init w/ Pelican
10/4 Brescia, IT @ Latte+ w/ Pelican
10/5 Dudingen, CH @ Bad Bonn w/ Pelican
10/6 Stuttgart, DE @ Club Schocken w/ Pelican
10/7 Paris, FR @ Glazart w/ Pelican
10/8 Tourcoing, FR @ Le Grand Mix w/ Pelican
10/9 Vitry Le Francois, FR @ Orange Bleu w/ Pelican
10/10 Koln, DE @ MTC w/ Pelican
10/11 Brussels, BE @ Ancienne Belgique w/ Pelican
10/12 Rotterdam, NL @ Waterfront w/ Pelican
10/24 Athens,GA @ Caladonia w/ Clouds, Coliseum
10/25 Memphis TN @ The Hi-Tone w/ Clouds, Coliseum
10/26 St. Louis, MO @ The Blue Bird w/ Clouds, Coliseum
10/27 Lawrence, KS @ Jackpot w/ Clouds, Coliseum
10/28 Denver, CO @ Larimer w/ Clouds, Coliseum
10/29 Salt Lake City, UT @ Burt’s Tiki w/ Clouds, Coliseum
10/30 Boise, ID @ Neurolux w/ Clouds, Coliseum
10/31 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon w/ Clouds, Coliseum
11/1 Portland, OR @ Satricon w/ Clouds, Coliseum
11/3 San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s w/ Clouds, Coliseum
11/7 Tokyo, Japan @ Shin Okubo Earthdom w/ Coliseum
11/8 Osaka, Japan @ Juso Fandango w/ Coliseum
11/9 Aichi, Japan @ Ikeshita club upset w/ Coliseum
11/10 Kanagawa, Japan @ Yokohama FAD w/ Coliseum
11/11 Tokyo, Japan @ Shibuya O-Nest w/ Coliseum
11/14 San Diego, CA @ The Casbah w/ Clouds, Black Cobra
11/15 Los Angeles, CA @ Spaceland w/ Clouds, Black Cobra
11/16 Phoenix, AZ @ Phix Gallery w/ Clouds, Black Cobra
11/17 Tucson, AZ @ The Rock w/ Clouds, Black Cobra
11/19 San Antonio,TX @ Rock Bottom w/ Clouds, Black Cobra
11/20 Austin, TX @ Red Seven w/ Clouds, Black Cobra
11/21 Dallas, TX @ The Lounge on Elm St w/ Clouds, Black Cobra
11/22 Houston,TX @ Walter’s on Washington w/ Clouds, Black Cobra
11/23 New Orleans, LA @ Dragon’s Den w/ Clouds, Black Cobra

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Boris's "Statement" Video To See HBB Debut

Boris is currently on tour in the Americas, supporting their most breakout record, "Smile." This Saturday, June 28th, Boris' video for the track "Statement," the single for the Smile album, will premier on MTV's Headbanger's Ball, as hosted by Lamb of God. The show runs from 11:00 PM to 1:00 AM on MTV2.

Recently, Guitar World's Metalkult.com posted live footage of the one-off NYC performance that includes four live tracks that show some of what can be expected from this tour.

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Hydra Head Records SXSW Showcase Details

Hydra Head Records will hold their SXSW showcase Friday, March 14th at Red 7 in Austin, Texas. The show starts at 7pm and the line-up is as follows:

Helms Alee
Everlovely Lightningheart
Stove Bredsky
Clouds
Dalek
Kayo Dot
Harvey Milk
Torche

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Cave In Still Inactive; Update On Band Members

Cave In currently has no plans to reconvene anytime soon. Regarding the band's status, guitarist Adam McGrath states the following:

"Cave In's members are all presently living in different places and focused on different things. When your together for over ten years you tend to want to stretch with out each other. We are still brothers and continue to support eachother in all our musical endeavors. I don't know when or how but we WILL cross paths again."

Meanwhile, McGrath has also offered updates regarding his bandmates:

"- Stove has a new record coming out in November on Hydra Head. Stephen Brodsky's Octave Museum is the perfect album to drift off into the 16 bit landscape of warp zone's, minus worlds and triforces.

- Caleb has recorded a new record with Santos Montano of OMG fame. Zozobra's "Harmonic Tremors" will see the light of day in the near future on Hydra Head as well. It is a new FRONTIER of heavy music that will blow all minds.

- JR has been bashing away his drums with Doomriders. RIDE OR DIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! He also has gone back to school to refine his computer hacking skills.

- Ben is currently on tour with the mighty Converge. The new record "No Heroes" is their most savage and ferocious work in years. Everyone reading this should go check out why Converge is presently the undisputed greatest American hardcore band.

-Myself (Adam)...I have recorded an album with my new band Clouds. The "Legendary Demo" was recorded last summer by Stove and will be out on Hydra Head in Feb 07."

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