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Profugus Mortis

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Below is our complete Profugus Mortis 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.

More PaganFest Tour 2009 Dates Announced

PaganFest America have just released their first batch of dates. The dates so far are as follows:

04/28 - The Opera House - Toronto, ON - CANADA
04/29 - Medley – Montreal, QC - CANADA
04/30 - Imperial - Quebec City, QC - CANADA
05/01 - The Palladium - Worcester, MA
05/04 - Irving Plaza - New York, NY
05/07 - Chicago Powerfest - Chicago, IL
05/08 - The Lab - St. Paul, MN More...

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Paganfest USA Part 2 Lineup, First Date Revealed

Initial details on the follow-up to the highly-successful and introductory run of PaganFest USA earlier this year have been revealed.

Part 2 of PaganFest USA is set to feature Ireland's PRIMORDIAL, Switzerland's ELUVEITIE, Finland's MOONSORROW, and Canada's BLACKGUARD (formerly known as Profugus Mortis), Finland's KORPIKLAANI, and New Jersey Pirate Metalers SWASHBUCKLE for mid 2009.

The first date of this unique trek has been exclusively revealed on the PaganFest USA MySpace as May 7, 2009 at Chicago's Powerfest. Details and ticket purchase links for PaganFest USA: PART 2 will be updated on the official MySpace page as they come in so please keep checking back often!

KATAKLYSM frontman and ROCK THE NATION USA's general manager Maurizio Iacono comments:

"As this years Paganfest was a great discovery for many people and a HUGE success, we are proud to bring it back again for 2009!

"The demand for the tour is growing and people are really excited. We chose to bring the best and some new blood as well for the next run. We hope (like this year) that all the pagan followers will come back in big numbers and raise their drinks in the air and celebrate a majestic evening not to be forgotten anytime soon!"

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The Agonist Announce New Live Date For Montreal

Montreal's THE AGONIST have announced a new live date for their home town. They will play Cafe L'inconditionnel on April 19th. The band's schedule is now as follows:

February 23 - Cafe L'inconditionnel - Montreal, Quebec
April 19 - Cafe L'inconditionnel - Montreal, Quebec
May 14 - Plaza Theatre - Montreal, Quebec (with CATAMENIA and PROFUGUS MORTIS)

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Profugus Mortis Post New Songs From Debut Online

French Canadian extreme folk metal band PROFUGUS MORTIS have uploaded the songs 'Majesty' and 'Vile' for streaming on their official MySpace page. They are taken from the band's debut album, ...So It Begins.

In other news, the band has updated their live schedule with shows in Quebec and Southern Ontario, including a May 14th date in Montreal with CATAMENIA and THE AGONIST. Their schedule is now as follows:

4 - Casbah - Hamilton, Ontario (with DESTROY WITHIN, WAKING THE FALLEN)
5 - Royal Canadian Legion - Oshawa, Ontario (with BLINDED BY FAITH)
29 - Imperial - Quebec City, Quebec (with KALMAH)

14 - Theatre Plaza - Montreal, Quebec (with CATAMENIA and THE AGONIST)

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Profugus Mortis Part Ways With Violinist

Violinist Émilie Livernois has announced her departure from the Montreal-based sympho/black/folk/power metal band PROFUGUS MORTIS. No reason was given for her exit.

PROFUGUS MORTIS' debut album, "…So It Begins", was released in March 2007 through Prodisk Records.

A new demo song, entitled "In Time", can be streamed on the group's MySpace page. More...

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Porfugus Mortis To Open for Ghoulunatics In Ottawa

French Canadian extreme folk metal act PROFUGUS MORTIS will support GHOULUNATICS on February 2nd at Maverick's on Ottawa, Ontario. This will be one of the Ghoulunatics final shows, the band having decided to call it quits after 14 years.

As previously reported, Ghoulunatics bassist Gary Lyons recently issued the following statement regarding their demise:

"It is with great regret and sadness that I officially inform you that the Ghoulunatics adventure is coming to an end."

"Our singer, Patrick Mireault (aka Evil S. Presley), recently told us that he didn’t have the motivation nor determination to carry on with the band. As you might imagine, this was a great shock to me and the rest of the band." More...

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Profugus Mortis Announce Last Show Of 2007

Canada's PROFUGUS MORTIS have announced their last show for 2007. It will take place in Plessiville, Quebec on December 8th at Le Top. The band's schedule is now as follows:

1 - Petit Campus - Montreal, Quebec
8 - Le Top - Plessiville, Quebec

As previously reported Profugus Mortis' debut album, ...So It Begins, is now available in the U.S. through Canadian label ProDisk's American partners in crime, Manic Music Distribution (Candlelight US), CM Distribution (Century Media) and The End Records. Audio samples are now available at .

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Profugus Mortis Explain Windsor Show Cancellation

French Canadian extreme folk metal act PROFUGUS MORTIS were forced to cancel their October 30th show in Windsor, Ontario "due to problems with the promoter." According to the band the situation was beyond their control.

Remaining dates on their current tour are as follows:

31 - London, Ontario - Pandemic Nightclub

1 - St. Catharines, Ontario - L3
3 - Kitchener, Ontario - The Gig Theater (part of Kitchener Metalfest)
11 - Hamilton, Ontario - The Underground (with ENSIFERUM)

1 - Petit Campus - Montreal, Quebec More...

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Profugus Mortis Signs With Prodisk/Caustic Rhythms

PRODISK and CAUSTIC RHYTHMS have announced the recent addition of PROFUGUS MORTIS to its roster of bands. The sextet will be issuing its debut album entitled "So It Begins" through PRODISK / CAUSTIC RHYTHMS on March 27th 2007.

The band built a name for itself supporting various touring acts with international visibility such as FINNTROLL, SODOM, UNEXPECT and most recently KATAKLYSM.

PROFUGUS MORTIS are hitting the road in January for a slew of Canadian performances with MOONSORROW, which will include various dates in both Quebec and Ontario.

Profugus Mortis Canadian tour dates with Moonsorrow:

15th January 2007 Toronto @ The Kathedral
16th January 2007 Sudbury @ Jubilee Hall
17th January 2007 Montreal @ The Saints
18th January 2007 Quebec @ L'Impérial
20th January 2007 St-Hyacinthe @ Le Thrash

"So It Begins" will be distributed in Canada by FUSION III. The album will be available in the US through all good extreme metal distributors and mail-orders.

You can check out some of the band's previous material on their MySpace page.

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