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Below is our complete I-def-I 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.

I-def-I Post New Studio Demo Online

Manchester, UK-based metal band I-DEF-I has posted a new track, "Her Circean Kiss", on the group's MySpace page. The song is taken from current writing/demoing sessions for I-DEF-I's second full-length CD. Also available is a live version of the song "Prosthetiquette", recorded at the band's recent debut European concert in Sannois, France.

The band will play a short run of UK club shows in April before heading back into the studio while negotiating a return to the European mainland.

I-DEF-I's full-length debut, "In the Light of a New Day", was released in April 2007 via Copro Records. The follow-up to 2006's critically acclaimed mini-album "Bloodlust Casualty" marked the recording debut with the band of new drummer Carl Sharrocks and featured a guest appearance from DJ Woody.

Upcoming I-DEF-I shows:

April 17 - From Hell @ The Haygate, Telford
April 18 - The Rigger, Stoke
April 19 - Club Academy, Manchester

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I-def-I To Play France In March

Following some extremely postive press across numerous European magazines in 2007, Manchester, UK-based melodic metal band I-DEF-I has announced its first show overseas.

The group has been invited to play the launch night party for French label Musik4one alongside local bands SHERKAN and LND at EMB Sannois near Paris on Friday, March 14.

I-DEF-I is currently demoing new material and will return to the road in March/April in support of current releases "In the Light of a New Day" and "Bloodlust Casualty". A hometown show on Saturday, April 19 at Manchester Club Academy is already confirmed. More...

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I-Def-I Sign To Copro Records

COPRO RECORDS have announced the signing of fast-rising UK metallers I-DEF-I. Their debut full length album, entitled 'In The Light Of A New Day' will be released Worldwide on Apr 9th 2007.

Hailing from Manchester I-DEF-I look set to continue their rise from the UK metal underground in 2007. A ground breaking 2006 saw the band release critically acclaimed debut mini album 'Bloodlust Casualty', amass over 35,000 friends on myspace.com, support Breed77 on their 'Trial By Blood' tour, undertake 2 UK headline tours, open the Myspace/Gibson Stage at Download Festival'06 and have track 'Devil In The Vein' featured on Gut Records/Kerrang! Magazine 'New Breed' Compilation CD. Having previously also shared the stage with Killing Joke, Fear Factory, Stone Sour, Mindless Self Indulgence, Skindred and Dry Kill Logic as-well as recording a Maida Vale Live Session for the Radio One Rock Show, thing's are shaping up strongly for the release of the band's debut full length in April.

Previously home to the likes of earthtone9 and Vacant Stare, Copro is the larger parent label of Casket Music whom the band developed a close and succesful working relationship with during the release of last years 'Bloodlust Casualty' mini album.

"In The Light Of A New Day" also marks the recording debut with the band of newly appointed drummer Carl Sharrocks and closing track 'Broken Glass' features a guest apperance by friend of the band Lee Woodvine AKA DJ Woody a 2-time VESTAX World champion, who is one of Britains most respected hip hop dj's and arguably one of the most innovative and musical turntablists of his generation.

Details of UK live dates running from late April into early May will be announced soon along with pre-order info for the record.

Already confirmed however are a couple of special one-off shows:

Thu Feb 22nd, Exeter - The Hub.
Fri Apr 6th, Hawick - The Red Room (All Ages)
Thu May 3rd, Nottingham Rock City w/ Forever Never & More.

3 tracks from the album - 'Asyla (She Of The Flames)' , 'Incite The Sunrise' and 'Static And Signals (Speaking Without Words)' are currently available for streaming on the bands myspace page.

Here is the I-DEF-I "In The Light Of A New Day" track listing: More...

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