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The Funeral Pyre

From: Los Angeles, CA, United States
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The Funeral Pyre Returns From Metal Fest

Los Angeles' THE FUNERAL PYRE has returned from the East Coast from the ninth annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival. "It was an awesome time and a great experience for us, thanks to Scott Lee for hooking it up and everyone involved," THE FUNERAL PYRE's frontman said. Pictures from the band's performance this weekend can be seen here.

Currently gearing up for a few local shows, including a Hollywood appearance with Horse The Band, THE FUNERAL PYRE is also hard at work booking a three-week summer tour across the US with As Eden Burns and looking for help booking shows, via the newly-started Prosthetic Booking. Interested parties can contact them directly at booking@prostheticrecords.com to help fill in any TBAs.

THE FUNERAL PYRE continues to support the band's most recent release, 'The Nature of Betrayal,' which saw a March release through Prosthetic Records after being released earlier through the Bay Area label Creator Destructor. Samples of the band's music can be found on the band's MySpace page.

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More Bands Confirmed For New England Metal Fest

Polish and Dutch death metal bands BEHEMOTH and GOD DETHRONED have been added to the lineup of the ninth annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, presented by ESP Guitars & Basses and Krank Amps on Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28.

Additional confirmations include 3 INCHES OF BLOOD, DESPISED ICON, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS, DAATH, LIGEIA, IMPIOUS, 3, and EPICUREAN.

The festival will join forces with Metal Blade this year to celebrate the label’s 25th anniversary. The main and side stages will both exclusively feature Metal Blade bands on Saturday, topped off by a once-in-lifetime performance that will bring together musicians from Metal Blade’s stellar roster of bands.

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The Funeral Pyre To Tour West Coast w/ Cerberus

Los Angeles' THE FUNERAL PYRE will depart on a two week West Coast tour with Creator Destructor labelmates Cerberus. Now supporting the re-release of the band's second full-length, The Nature of Betrayal, through a distribution deal with Prosthetic Records, the tour marks THE FUNERAL PYRE's return to the road after the band's jaunt with Apiary and Dryline in November and December of 2006 and a handful of southern California appearances since then. The band will also make an appearance at the first day of California Metalfest, having played the inaugural California Metalfest last year as well, and THE FUNERAL PYRE will make its New England Metal and Hardcore Festival debut in April, playing the Fest's first date.

Grabbing influence from At The Gates, Shai Hulud, Dissection and Emperor, THE FUNERAL PYRE has been a staple in the underground Los Angeles music scene since its formation in 2000 and self-releasing several demos, a split 7 inch, and a self-financed full-length debut prior to The Nature of Betrayal.

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New England Metal and Hardcore Fest Lineup

The lineup has been announced for this year's New England Metal and Hardcore Festival. The event will be headlined by black metal act Dimmu Borgir and feature performances from Bury Your Dead, Kylesa, The Devil Wears Prada, 100 Demons, Nora, The Human Abstract, Death Before Dishonor, Dead Hearts, Unearth, Shai Hulud and many more.

The New England Metal and Hardcore Festival take place at the Palladium, located at 261 Main Street in Worcester, Mass.

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Prosthetic Records To Re-Release The Funeral Pyre

Prosthetic Records will re-release the latest full-length from Los Angeles' THE FUNERAL PYRE in a licensing deal for worldwide re-release March 20, 2007 through a deal with Bay Area indie label Creator-Destructor Records. Originally released last year through Bay Area label Creator-Destructor Records, the band has been garnering praise through non-stop touring. Channeling melodic death metal and Norwegian black metal alike, THE FUNERAL PYRE takes on the two legendary genres in what has to be billed as a welcome addition to LA’s crowded extreme music scene. Locking in over 100 shows throughout 2006 alone in support of the band’s second full-length, the band cites At The Gates, Shai Hulud, Dissection and Emperor as influences on the band's MySpace page. Having recently returning from a five week tour through November and December, THE FUNERAL PYRE will return to the road in March, but not before playing shows in Southern California on their own.

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