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Irepress Posts New Music Video Online

American progressive metal act Irepress has posted its new music online. The video was shot for the track "Cyette Phiur" and can be viewed in the player below.

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Dark Castle Announces European Tour Dates

Florida doom metal band DARK CASTLE will be performing at this year's SXSW, as the band will take part in showcases sponsored by 20 Buck Spin/Profound Lore, BrooklynVegan, Chronic Youth and more.

DARK CASTLE have also secured a supporting slot on Kylesa's Spring European tour, which plows through France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Greece, Finland and Norway, with appearances at several festivals including Metalorgie (France), Impetus (Switzerland) and Asymetry Festival (Poland). The tour will share the stage with Shrinebuilder, Eyehategod, Nachtmystium, Electric Wizard and more along the way.

DARK CASTLE SXSW 2010 tour dates are as follows:

3/17/2010 Emo’s - Austin, TX
Brooklyn Vegan showcase w/ Torche, The Atlas Moth, Withered

3/18/2010 East End Tattoo - Austin, TX
Chronic Youth showcase w/ The Atlas Moth

3/19/2010 Headhunter's - Austin, TX
Profound Lore/20 Buck Spin showcase w/ White Mice, Liturgy, Salome, Coffinworm, Yakuza, The Atlas Moth, The Endless Blockade and more

3/20/2010 Plush - Austin, TX
Giant Steps Productions showcase w/ Irepress, Battlefields, Caspian and more

DARK CASTLE European tour w/ Kylesa:
4/07/2010 Trix - Antwerp, Belgium
4/08/2010 Nantes, France - Metalorgie Festival w/ Baroness
4/09/2010 Santana 27 - Bilbao, Spain
4/10/2010 Porto Rio - Porto, Portugal
4/11/2010 Ritmo & Compas - Madrid, Spain
4/12/2010 Be Cool - Barcelona, Spain
4/13/2010 Le Confort Moderne - Poitiers, France
4/14/2010 Le Grand Mix - Lille, France
4/16/2010 L’autre Canal - Nancy, France
4/17/2010 Impetus Festival - Lausanne, Switzerland w/ Eyehategod
4/18/2010 Grnd Zero Vaise - Lyon, France
4/20/2010 La Maroquenerie - Paris, France w/ Shrinebuilder
4/21/2010 Substage - Karlsruhe, Germany w/ Shrinebuilder, Eyehategod
4/22/2010 Covo - Bologna, Italy
4/23/2010 Bloom - Mezzago - Italy w/ Shrinebuilder
4/24/2010 Kapu - Linz, Austria
4/25/2010 Sfentona Club - Athens, Greece
4/27/2010 Tavastia - Helsinki, Finland
4/28/2010 The Garage - Oslo, Norway
4/30/2010 Asymetry Festival - Wroclaw, Poland w/ Electric Wizard, Shrinebuilder, Zu, Nachtmystium
5/01/2010 Ucho - Gdynia, Poland
5/02/2010 Archiv - Potsdam, Germany

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Dark Castle Announces US Tour Dates

Dark Castle will be hitting to road during the month of March as a warm up for the mass amount of touring expected after the release of their first full-length, "Spirited Migration," due out on At A Loss Recordings in late April/early May (release date to be confirmed soon).

Dark Castle tour dates are as follows:

3/03 - 112 House - Columbia, SC w/Cough
3/04 - The Hideaway - Johnson City, TN w/Cough
3/05 - Brooklyn Pizza - Lexington, KY w/Cough
3/06 - The Summit - Columbus, OH w/Cough
3/07 - Casa Del Kotex - Indianapolis, IN w/Cough
3/09 - Subterranean - Chicago, IL w/Battlefields, Irepress
3/10 - Borg Ward - Milwaukee, WI w/Battlefields, Irepress
3/12 - The Aquarium - Fargo, ND w/Battlefields, Irepress
3/13 - The Red Barn - Williston, ND w/Irepress
3/15 - The Cretin Hop - Spokane, WA
3/16 - The Josephine - Seattle, WA
3/17 - The Someday Lounge - Portland, OR
3/18 - Samurai Duck - Eugene, OR
3/19 - Stillwater - Ashland, OR
3/20 - On The Y - Sacramento, CA
3/21 - Hemlock Tavern - San Francisco, Ca
3/22 - Art Factory - San Jose, CA
3/25 - Blue Monkey - Hollywood, CA w/Ox vs. Thunderbird
3/26 - Bombay - Ventura, CA w/Ox vs. Thunderbird
3/27 - *house show - Tempe, AZ
3/28 - Burt's Tiki Lounge - Albuquerque, NM
3/30 - Emo's (inside) - Austin, TX w/Lion's of Tsavo
3/31 - *TBA - Dallas, TX w/Vorvadoss
4/01 - Downtown Music - Little Rock, AZ w/Sea Hag, Sports
4/02 - The Doom Room - Vicksburg, MS w/Buzzardstein, Face On Mars
4/03 - Mia's Pub - Shreveport, LA w/Buzzardstein, Power Pellut
4/04 - Saturn Bar - New Orleans, LA w/Buzzardstein
4/05 - Doozer's Pub - Jacksonville, FL w/Dead Commuter, Ol Scratch, Hollow Leg

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Battlefields Posts New Song Online

BATTLEFIELDS have posted the new song "Quake and Flood" from their Translation Loss Records debut, "Thresholds Of Imbalance," which has a release date in late March 2009 here.

BATTLEFIELDS' Translation Loss Records debut, "Thresholds Of Imbalance," was recorded at The Devil's Workshop in Minnesota with drummer and engineering Rob Schmidt and was mastered by Nick Zampiello at New Alliance Audio. More...

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Irepress and Battlefields Booking Spring Tour

Irepress and Battlefields are currently lining up a spring 2009 tour. If you can help with any of the dates, send an email to Emulate_Booking@hotmail.com. The tentative routing is as follows:

3/8 Detroit, MI
3/9 Chicago, IL
3/10 WI or IA
3/11 Minneapolis, MN
3/12 Fargo, ND
3/13 Sioux Falls, SD
3/14 Sioux Falls, SD
3/15 Omaha/Lincoln, NE
3/16 Lawrence, KS
3/17 Wichita, KS
3/18 Tulsa/Oklahoma City
3/19 Dallas/Ft. Worth
3/20 Austin, TX Part of SXSW
3/21 Austin, TX Part of SXSW
3/22 Austin, TX Part of SXSW
3/23 El Paso, TX
3/24 Tuscon, AZ
3/25 Mesa, AZ
3/26 San Diego, CA
3/27 Long Beach, CA
3/28 Sacramento/San Francisco
3/29 Sacramento/San Francisco
3/30 Eugene, OR
3/31 Portland, OR
4/1 Seattle, WA
4/2 Boise, ID
4/3 Salt Lake City, UT
4/4 Denver, CO
4/5 Lincoln/Omaha, NE

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Irepress Announces Summer Tour Dates

Irepress will hit the road later this month for some touring. Here are the latest tour dates:

6/26 Wallingford, CT @ Cherry Street Station w/ Cable, City of Ships
6/27 Doylestown, PA @ Siren Records w/ Cable, Cleric, more
6/28 Brooklyn, NY @ Europa w/ Lords, Suicide Note, more (early show)
6/29 Annandale, VA @ The Rust Bucket w/ Gifts From Enola, more
6/30 Virginia Beach, VA @ Gil's Bar and Grille w/ Reckoner, more
7/1 Greenville, NC @ The Spazzatorium Galleria w/ Gifts From Enola
7/2 Johnson City, TN @ The Hideaway w/ Ocoai
7/3 Murfreesboro, TN @ Wall Street w/ Evil Bebos
7/4 Indiana @ TBA
7/5 Clarksville, TN @ the Coup w/ Gifts from Enola, Maps, more
7/6 Memphis, TN @ TBA
7/7 Louisville, KY @ TBA
7/8 Dayton, OH @ Stillwater w/ Kenoma, Lumaera, more
7/9 Cleveland, OH @ Now Thats Class w/ Kenoma, more
7/10 Rochester, NY @ The Penny Arcade
7/11 Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Polish Club w/ Doors in the Sand, more
7/12 Boston, MA @ Bills Bar w/ Eroica, Captain Cutthroat, more
7/14 Portland, ME @ the Station w/ Baltic Sea, Eroica, more

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Irepress, Total Fucking Destruction Songs Posted

Translation Loss Records has posted new songs from two of their newest signings, Irepress and Total Fucking Destruction. Both bands have new releases coming out in May of 2007:

Out May 15th: Total Fucking Destruction - Zen and the art of Total Fucking Destruction
Out May 29th: Irepress - Samus Octology

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Irepress Signs To Translation Loss Records

Translation Loss Records are has announced the addition of Boston, Massachusetts' very own Irepress to their roster.

Irepress (pronounced Eear-press) consist of five ancestrally diverse individuals collaboratively creating music that embodies the forward thinking aesthetic that Translation Loss Records strives toward.

Early 2007 will see the release of Irepress' debut full-length "Samus Octology," eight tracks of progressive and complex arrangements intertwined with a defined sense of melody. Completely instrumental, "Samus Octology" presents itself with a wide array of material and emotions that surpass the need for vocal interruption. Forbes Graham of Kayo Dot (Robotic Empire/Tzadik) also makes a guest appearance on their stunning debut.

Irepress' unique and versatile sound has allowed them to share the stage with the likes of Isis, The Wu Tang Clan, Immortal Technique, Hatebreed, Kool Keith, Kayo Dot, Shadows Fall and Gym Class Heroes.

You can hear tracks from Irepress' upcoming Translation Loss Records Debut "Samus Octology" on their MySpace page.

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