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Below is our complete Year Long Disaster 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.

Misfits Pull Out Of Motorhead Tour

Just days after Aussie rockers Airbourne dropped off the forthcoming "Volcom Tour", The Misfits have announced that they too will not be taking part in the tour.

A statement from band leader Jerry Only reads:

"For the sake of our loyalty and dedication to all our fiends, the Misfits have chosen to withdraw from the lineup of Volcom’s 2008 tour. The Misfits have always held an incredibly high standard of performance and quality in everything we do. Our fans expect this and deserve it. I will not compromise their expectations for any amount of money, prestige or fame. I apologize for the inconvenience and will reschedule performances wherever possible throughout our upcoming tour this Oct.

- Jerry Only"

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Airbourne Pulls Out Of Motorhead Tour

Aussie rockers Airbourne has posted the following message online:

"After 200+ shows this year, Joel's suffering from strained vocal chords and is being forced under doctor's orders to cancel the current USA dates with MOTÖRHEAD. All that is needed is a couple of weeks rest and then the band will be back on the road in Japan this October, and then taking on a UK / Europe tour for the third time in ten months. The band is gutted that they can not play these shows with Motorhead & hope to see you all at a show soon."

Rock on & see you soon.

The tour dates in question (now only Motorhead, Misfits, Valient Thorr and Year Long Disaster) are as follows: More...

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Motorhead Announces More Tour Dates

Motorhead have added some more dates to their Fall North American run which also includes Misfits, Airbourne, Valient Thorr and Year Long Disaster.

Motorhead will be releasing their brand new album "Motorizer" on August 26th in North America and September 1st in Europe.

The updated tour schedule is as follows:

Dates are as follows:

2 - Anaheim, CA - House Of Blues
3 - San Diego, CA - House Of Blues
4 - Las Vegas, NV - House Of Blues
6 - Denver, CO - The Fillmore Auditorium
7 - N. Kansas City, MO - Harrah's Voodoo
9 - St. Louis, MO - The Pageant
10 - Madison, WI - Orpheum Theatre
12 - St. Paul, MN - Myth
13 - Grand Rapids, MI - The Orbit Room
14 - Columbus, OH - Newport Music Hall
16 - Montreal, QC - Metropolis
18 - Baltimore, MD - Rams Head Live!
19 - Philadelphia, PA - The Electric Factory
20 - New York, NY - Roseland Ballroom
21 - Asbury Park, NJ - Stone Pony Parking Lot

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Motorhead Announces U.S. Tour

Rock legends Motorhead have announced a huge headlining U.S. tour scheduled to kick off in September. The rock gods will be joinined by a host of support acts including Misfits, Airbourne, Valient Thorr and Year Long Disaster.

The tour dates are as follows:

September 3 - San Diego, California @ House of Blues
September 4 - Las Vegas, Nevada @ House of Blues
September 6 - Denver, Colorado @ The Fillmore Auditorium
September 7 - Kansas City, Missouri @ Harrah’s
September 9 - St. Louis, Missouri @ The Pageant
September 10 - Madison, Wisconsin @ Orpheum Theatre
September 12 - St. Paul, Minnesota @ Myth
September 13 - Grand Rapids, Michigan @ The Orbit Room
September 18 - Baltimore, Maryland @ Rams Head Live
September 19 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania @ The Electric Factory
September 20 - New York, New York @ Roseland Ballroom
September 21 - Asbury Park, New Jersey @ Stone Pony Parking Lot

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Metallica Covers Iron Maiden For Kerrang Tribute

Metallica has revealed that they recorded a cover of Iron Maiden's "Remember Tomorrow," off the band's self-titled debut album. Here's the update from Metallica'a MySpace blog:

"We were honored to be asked to participate in Kerrang's exclusive 'Maiden Heaven' tribute album... one of those super cool Kerrang! CD's that you can only get when you buy the mag. In this case, the issue (1219) goes on sale in the UK on July 16 and for those of you somewhere else, you can pick it up online at http://www.kerrang.com.

"We picked 'Remember Tomorrow' from Iron Maiden's self titled first album... it was basically the blueprint for songs like 'Fade to Black' and 'Sanitarium' and when we were jamming our way thru most of our favorite early Maiden songs, this one stood out and also came together somewhat effortlessly... we had a blast recording it at HQ in the middle of all the insanity of the last two weeks of finishing the new album back in May. Some of our other favorite bands recorded their own versions of Maiden songs too... Machine Head, Trivium, Avenged Sevenfold, Coheed And Cambria, Dream Theater to name a few. There are more details in the current issue of Kerrang! or on their site... or check out the "official" press release here.

The complete Maiden Heaven tracklisting is as follows: More...

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Volcom Euro Tour Dates w/ Turbonegro Announced

Norwegian death-punks, Turbonegro, will headline The Volcom Tour Europe 2008 in March and April with support provided by Valient Thorr and Year Long Disaster.

Also scheduled on January 27th, 2008 is a special pre-Volcom Tour concert with Turbonegro, Year Long Disaster, and Sexty Sexers at Georg-Elser-Hallen in München, Germany, that takes place around the Winter ISPO action sports equipment and fashion trade fair in München.

All concerts below with Turbonegro, Valient Thorr, and Year Long Disaster, unless otherwise *noted.

January 27, 2008 München, Germany @ Georg-Elser-Hallen (*No Valient Thorr)
March 24, 2008 London, UK @ Electric Ballroom
March 25, 2008 Essen, Germany @ Weststadthalle
March 26, 2008 Stuttgart, Germany @ Longhorn
March 27, 2008 Bologna, Italy @ Estragon
March 28, 2008 Graz, Austria @ Orpheum
March 29, 2008 Vienna, Austria @ Arena
March 30, 2008 Leipzig, Germany @ Werk 2
April 01, 2008 Wiesbaden, Germany @ Schlachthof
April 02, 2008 Bremen, Germany @ Schlachthof-Kneipe

More tour dates in Sweden, Denmark, and Finland to be announced.

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Volcom Tour Goes To Europe w/ a Week of Free Shows

Volcom Entertainment is proud to announce the European portion of the 2007 Volcom Tour with Year Long Disaster and Birds Of Avalon going to mainland Europe this November. All shows will be FREE. Here are those tour dates:

22/11/07 Lisbon, Portugal @ Santiago Alquimista
23/11/07 Bilboa, Spain @ Keseacava
24/11/07 Biarritz, France @ l'atabal
25/11/07 Marseille, France @ Trolleybus
26/11/07 Zurich, Switzerland @ Abart Music Club
27/11/07 Köln, Germany @ Werkstatt
28/11/07 Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Bitterzoet

Details for each show can be found here.

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Year Long Disaster To Support Turbonegro On Tour

Year Long Disaster have announced that they will be supporting Turbonegro on their upcoming North American "What Is Rock" tour, which also includes Nick Oliveri's Mondo Generator.

Here are the latest Turbonegro, Mondo Generator and Year Long Disaster tour dates:

Sep. 25 - Nokia Theatre - New York, NY
Sep. 26 - The Black Cat - Washington DC
Sep. 29 - Center Stage (Earthlink Live) - Atlanta, GA
Oct. 1 - Granada Theatre - Dallas, TX
Oct. 2 - Emos - Austin, TX
Oct. 4 - Brickhouse Theatre - Phoenix, AZ
Oct. 5 - House Of Blues - San Diego, CA
Oct. 7 - Henry Fonda Theatre - Los Angeles, CA
Oct. 8 - Slims - San Francisco, CA
Oct. 10 - Showbox - Seattle, WA
Oct. 11 - Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, BC
Oct. 12 - Roseland Theatre - Portland, OR

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Clutch Announce Tour And Support

Clutch have recruited Year Long Disaster and Backyard Tire Fire to support them on the bulk of their previously announced North American summer run which kicks off July 27th. In addition, the following stops have been added to the tour:
August 25th Buffalo, NY - Town Ballroom
August 26th Farmingdale, NY - Crazy Donkey
August 27th New York, NY - Rocks Off Concert Cruise
August 29th Burlington, VT - Higher Ground
August 31st New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom

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Year Long Disaster Sign With Volcom

Year Long Disaster (ex-Karma To Burn/Speedealer) have signed a deal with Volcom Entertainment. The group will record their new album for the label this month with a September 25th release date planned. In the meantime, they will hit the road later this month for a string of dates supporting Clutch. Material from the band can be found here.

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