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Ignominious Incarceration

Formed: 2006
From: Wellington, United Kingdom
Last Known Status: Disbanded

Latest Ignominious Incarceration News

Below is our complete Ignominious Incarceration 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.

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The Soulless Kicking Off U.K. Tour

Modern U.K. metallers The Soulless (formerly Ignominious Incarceration) are due to kick off a U.K. tour tonight at The Croft in Bristol.

The band will be joining British metalcore act Bury Tomorrow for the shows, which will be The Soulless' last of the year. Frontman Andy Wardle comments:

"We are really excited to get back on the road again this winter. We had an amazing time on the last tour and have been gagging to keep playing our new songs from 'Isolated', which we recorded this time one year ago. We are looking forward to meeting the guys in Bury Tomorrow and I'm sure it's gonna be a blast!"

Don't miss The Soulless on tour at the following shows:

Dec. 08 - Bristol, UK - The Croft
Dec. 09 - Bridgend, UK - Hobos
Dec. 10 - Stoke, UK - Underground
Dec. 11 - York, UK - Duchess
Dec. 13 - Sheffield, UK - Corporation
Dec. 14 - Wolverhampton, UK - Slade Rooms
Dec. 15 - Newcastle, UK - Academy 2
Dec. 16 - Northampton, UK - The Roadmender
Dec. 17 - Milton Keynes, UK - Craufurd Arms

View the tour flyer by heading over to this location.

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The Soulless Announces New Tour Dates

The Soulless (formerly Ignominious Incarceration) has confirmed a new U.K. tour with Bury Tomorrow. The tour is due to kick off on Thursday, December 8th in Bristol, just a few weeks after the band wraps up a tour with Against the Glood.

The Soulless frontman Andy Wardle comments:

"Everyone here in The Soulless is super excited for this tour. We cannot wait to finally showcase the tracks from our latest album, 'Isolated'. We love Bury Tomorrow's new single, 'Lionheart', and are looking forward to playing with those guys every night. We want people to learn some words and get rowdy with us! Mosh!"

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The Soulless Streaming New Song Online

Modern U.K. metallers The Soulless (formerly Ignominious Incarceration) are due to release their new album "Isolated" next week in Europe. The band has now released a brand new track from "Isolated" ahead of the European release. You can listen to the new track, "Clones", on the band's new official website at this location.

The Soulless also recently released a new music video for the track "Unaltered," which can be viewed at this location.

The full track listing for "Isolated" is as follows:

1. Unaltered
2. The Path
3. Earthbound
4. 13th Morning
5. New Perspective
6. Clones
7. Revelation
8. Our Return
9. Unite Us
10. You Are Nothing To Me
11. Without Heart

"Isolated" is due to be released in Europe on May 16th and in North America on June 7th.

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The Soulless Reveals New Album Details

After recently announcing a new lineup, British melodic death metal act The Soulless (formerly Ignominious Incarceration) is preparing for the release of the new album "Isolated" which hits stores in Europe on May 16th and North America on June 7th. The cover artwork can be viewed below, and vocalist Andy Wardle also commented:

"We chose Ryohei Hase for our artwork. He did the art for Ignominious Incarceration's album and although we wanted something quite different, we know he does an awesome job. The guy on the front is supposed to be hung up as an outcast from society. He is isolated which ties in with the album title and lyrical themes within. We are really happy with the bleak colours and the overall look."

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The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Unaltered
2. The Path
3. Earthbound
4. 13th Morning
5. New Perspective
6. Clones
7. Revelation
8. Our Return
9. Unite Us
10. You Are Nothing To Me
11. Without Heart

You can also listen to a pre-production version of the new track, "Earthbound," on the band's MySpace page at this location.

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The Soulless Announces New Band Lineup

British melodic death metallers The Soulless, who are due to release their new album "Isolated" on May 16th, have added two new members to the group's line-up.

Formerly known as Ignominious Incarceration, vocalist Andy Wardle, guitarist Steve Brown, and bassist Chris Ball have added Kristen Dawson as the group's second guitarist and Dan Wilding (Aborted, Trigger the Bloodshed) as the band's new drummer.

The Soulless comment on new guitarist Kristen Dawson:

"We auditioned guitarists for months, with not much luck for the perfect shredder. The band While She Sleeps are great friends of ours and recommended a guy from their area. They said he was perfect for the band and we trust their opinion so we gave him a shot.

"He sent us an audition video for the song 'Earthbound'. His was by far the best audition video so we invited him down to the studio while we were recording 'Isolated', the debut Soulless album. We wanted Kristen to hear the album to ensure it was the music he was interested in. He loved what we were doing and really wanted to be involved. He stayed with us over the duration of the studio time. This allowed us to test him out as we could get him to play along to the studio tracks as if recording, so we could hear every mistake. He nailed what we gave him, especially considering the short time he had to learn the songs. We spent two weeks with him and got on well so the decision was easy.

The band also commented on recruiting a new drummer: More...

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The Soulless Finishes New Album

British melodic death metallers The Soulless have announced their upcoming album will be titled "Isolated." The new album is set for release via Earache Records in April of 2011. The Soulless, which recently changed its name from Ignominious Incarceration, wrapped up the recording of the album at Outhouse Studios in Reading, England with producer John Mitchell.

Front man Andy Wardle comments:

"We have just finished recording at Outhouse Studios in Reading. The process went really well, we had a lot of fun and we couldn't be much happier with the results. The studio video is a brief look into what we got up to. It includes clips of some of the coolest riffs, biggest choruses and key lyrics. Also revealed at the end is a sneak peak at the artwork and album title, plus bonus footage of our mad dancing skills. We are now getting ready to tour and have lots of other stuff in the pipeline. Merch designs are coming together and the official video will be shot in February. It should be a killer year for The Soulless!"

You can also check out a video clip from the studio below.

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The Soulless Begins Recording New Album

British melodic death metallers THE SOULLESS, who recently changed their name from IGNOMINIOUS INCARCERATION, are going into the studio tomorrow, December 15th, to begin recording their new album. THE SOULLESS are heading into Outhouse Studios in Reading, England with producer JOHN MITCHELL (ARCHITECTS, FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND, ENTER A SHIKARI) and will be recording until midway through January, 2011. The as-yet untitled new album is due to be released on Earache Records in April, 2011.

THE SOULLESS frontman ANDY WARDLE comments, "We are all beyond excited to start this process. The last few weeks we have been relentlessly rehearsing the tracks and are very happy with our creation. We know it is going to sound even better when finished at Outhouse."

"Everything will be heavily documented and regular video updates will be up after each stage of recording. Artwork, an official video, album title, tours and new merch are all in the works, so this is the calm before the storm..."

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Ignominious Incarceration Changes Band Name

British death metal band IGNOMINIOUS INCARCERATION is changing its name to THE SOULLESS.

The band, which hails from Bath, England, has just finished writing its new album, the follow-up to 2009 debut, "OF WINTER BORN." The band has released the following statement regarding the name change:

"The band started in the pits of hell that was Sam's basement. We were just playing heavy music and having fun. When we decided on the name Ignominious Incarceration, we never anticipated the level we would get to. Had we known, I'm sure we would have chosen a simpler name. The band started to get gigs and we started to take the band way more seriously as we discovered how much fun we could have. We did our first tour with Trigger The Bloodshed and this was when we were first approached by Earache Records. This was a real turning point for the band and we realized we could make something of it. We debated changing the name whilst recording 'Of Winter Born', but chose to stick with it. We don't regret doing this as it is what represented the band at the time." More...

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Ignominious Incarceration Comments On Crash

British death metallers Ignominious Incarceration, who are currently working on the follow-up to their 2009 debut album "Of Winter Born," were recently forced to cancel much of their European tour after the band's tour van crashed. The band was driving through France on the way back to the UK, when the van carrying members of both Ignominious Incarceration and label mates And Hell Followed With was involved in a crash on the motorway. There were no serious injuries, though members were left with broken bones, cuts, and bruises.

Almost a month on from the crash, Ignominious Incarceration bassist Chris Ball discusses the band's recovery and progress on the new album:

"After nearly a month after our crash, we're all doing well - we're using this time to finish writing, spend time with our family and friends and get a butt-load of gaming in, haha! My knee still can't bend that much but it shouldn't take long for it to get back to normal and Sam's foot is returning to its normal self!

"In terms of recording and writing, we've pretty much finished writing the album and it's sounding massive! This one will blow 'Of Winter Born' out of the water, so everyone needs to hold onto their hats for it as we are sure it will not disappoint. We should be hitting the studio soon and we are definitely aching to show everyone what we've done! More...

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Ignominious Incarceration Issues Band Update

Ignominious Incarceration has checked in with the following update about the band's recent and upcoming activity:

"Unfortunately we had to pull out our remaining August tour dates due to a big car accident our van was involved in. Everyone made it out with no life threatening damage, a couple broken bones, some cuts and scrapes.

"We had a rad time with And Hell Followed With & HID and hope to make it over again. We had to push our recording back from September as well, but this is being reorganized. Peace."

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Ignominious Incarceration Cancels European Tour

British death metallers Ignominious Incarceration have cancelled the remainder of their European tour with And Hell Followed With. The cancellation of the tour is due to a vehicle accident that took place when the car both bands were travelling in collided with a semi truck on their way back into the U.K. Both bands have released the following statements.

Ignominious Incarceration bassist Chris Ball commented by saying:
"Hey guys, sorry the tour got cut short but due to a major incident we are unable to do any shows for a while, we are all ok and still going strong. Up until the incident we had been enjoying the tour and have made some great friends in the process. We will be back as soon as we’re all 100% fit enough to take to the stage again. In the mean time just keep your eyes and ears peeled for us hitting the studio at some point and new tour dates. Thanks."

And Hell Followed With guitarist Kyle McIlmurray commented by saying:
"Basically we were making a late night drive back to the UK when we nicked a semi truck and got sent like a pinball down the freeway. Most of us sustained minor injuries compared to the guys in [Ignominious Incarceration] Thankfully we’re all alive. We’ll take back pain over death any day. The injuries and damage were so intense that we were forced to cancel the remainder of the tour and head back home. We are so thankful to have had such a great time with the guys in the other bands and play the shows that we did. Words cannot describe how bummed we are that we didn’t get to finish it up. We’ve never backed out on a tour like this.. But unfortunately it was out of our hands. Now that we’re home with our families and safe we’re going to get ready for the road in September with Suffokate and The Red Shore.. It will most certainly be a banger!"

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Ignominious Incarceration Announceds Tour Dates

British death metal band IGNOMINIOUS INCARCERATION has confirmed a European headlining tour. The band, who are currently working on the follow-up to their 2009 debut album, "OF WINTER BORN," are due to headline a run of shows throughout Europe and the UK, with support from label-mates AND HELL FOLLOWED WITH, as well as HONOUR IS DEAD.

IGNOMINIOUS INCARCERATION drummer SAM BAILEY comments, "We can't wait to hit Europe, we've been writing the new album this year and haven't had a chance to play live too much - for this tour we've got a bunch of new material to play, and a sick live show planned. Another reason why this tour is sick is And Hell Followed With is joining us, they're the same age as us more or less and we've spoken to them and from what we can already tell it's gonna be a big party."

"Basically we're just going to be stoked to be playing shows every day, hanging out with some sweet bands and visiting loads of places we haven't visited yet." More...

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Ignominious Incarceration Writing New Album

U.K. death metallers Ignominious Incarceration have issued the following statement about writing a new album:

"Wordup dawgz, So we are currently writing the new album right now, and demoing it pretty soon. In the proverbial Pipeline: A new myspace layout and updates on the new album, shows to be announced in the UK while we are writing, some serious shred. So much to tell, so little allowed to tell! Stay tuned and see you in da pit."

You can also hear sample Ignominious Incarceration tracks at the band's official MySpace page.

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Ignominious Incarceration Announces UK Tour Dates

British death metallers IGNOMINIOUS INCARCERATION have revealed the dates for their UK headlining tour in December. IGNOMINIOUS INCARCERATION's "The Wintour" dates are as follows:

06.12.09 Southend - Chinnery's
08.12.09 Colchester - The Twist
09.12.09 Leicester - The Shed
10.12.09 Doncaster - Rockbar
12.12.09 Glasgow - Classic Grand
13.12.09 Hull - Ringside
14.12.09 Leeds - Joseph's Well
15.12.09 Birmingham - The Flapper
16.12.09 Stoke - Harry's Bar
17.12.09 Bristol - The Croft

View the official tour flyer at this location.

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Ignominious Incarceration Seeking New Guitarist

Ignominious Incarceration has issued the following update about parting ways with their guitarist Bobby Daniels:

"Whatsup,

"We are afraid to say that bobby has left to pursue something more his style, and we are cool with it, of course we'd rather have someone totally into what we are doing rather than someone who's ambitions lay elsewhere.

"So moving forward, we are having a big refresh. We are currently writing the new album which we are all fucking excited about, refining & planning. We will be playing 2 shows on the 30th & 31st of October (halloween) and touring in December.

"We ARE on the lookout for a new guitarist, but we will NOT be settling for anyone short of awesome/shred. So if you think you fit the bill, then get in touch via ignominiousincarceration@gmail.com. I will be posting some sick badges/banners for your assorted pages, we appreciate all support in any shape or form!

"Metal."

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I.I. Drummer Has "Brutal" Skateboarding Accident

Earache Records has issued the following statement about Ignominious Incarceration drummer Sam Bailey suffering a skateboarding injury:

"British metallers Ignominious Incarceration like to pulverise their fans with their breed of brutal yet melodic death metal, but on their recent tour, drummer Sam Bailey found himself on the receiving end of some brutality.

"The young drummer was skateboarding when he had an epic bail, cracking his head open in the process, before being taken to hospital to have it stitched up.

"If you're not too squeamish, check out a video update from the band below, which includes footage of the drummer's injury and subsequent hospital trip." More...

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Ignominious Incarceration Announces U.K. Tour

Extreme metal band Ignominious Incarceration has announced that they will be touring Britain next month along with The Boy Will Drown, Bleed From Within and The Argent Dawn.

Ignominious Incarceration drummer Sam Bailey states: "Masters of Metal tour is a combination of our favourite UK metal bands. Not to mention touring with amazing dudes, we are hitting some of our favourite venues in the country, which means the antics that will take place over this 7 day UK tour will be legendary. Everything will be recorded and documented over our YouTube page, from the pits and gigs to the drinking and antics. You seriously can't miss this tour!"

The tour dates are as follows: More...

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Ignominious Incarceration Announces U.K. Tour

Earache Records has issued the following update about Ignominious Incarceration preparing for an upcoming U.K. tour:

"Fans of UK death metal will be happy to know that young Bath death metallers IGNOMINIOUS INCARCERATION have announced a special headlining show at the Camden Underworld in London, UK on 20th April. Support will come from Norwich technical death metal band and label mates THE BOY WILL DROWN.

"IGNOMINIOUS INCARCERATION drummer SAM BAILEY comments on the show: This is our first ever time headlining London and it's also the first time we're playing there with an album out. This is an especially awesome show because it's also an excuse to party with awesome dudes The Boy Will Drown. We're gonna hit the stage and the alcohol hard and can't wait to see what the night brings!"

The currently confirmed tour dates are as follows: More...

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The Boy Will Drown Posts Two New Songs Online

UK technical death metal sensations THE BOY WILL DROWN have put two brand new tracks, "Deep Throat" and "Suis La Luna," up on their official MySpace page.

The two new tracks come from THE BOY WILL DROWN's upcoming debut album, "FETISH," due to be released by Earache Records on May 18th. View the cover art for FETISH here More...

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The Boy Will Drown Announces European Show Dates

UK technical death metal band, THE BOY WILL DROWN, have confirmed a string of shows in mainland Europe with Germany's MINDTRAP.

THE BOY WILL DROWN guitarist LIAM KEEL comments:

"We are all looking forward to getting out of the UK for the first time. Playing Europe will be a fuckin' experience. We've been chatting to Mindtrap a bit over the past few weeks and they seem top guys. I know we're looking forward to partying with them, and Ed's looking to sink a few beers. None of us obviously have a CLUE what the crowds are like over there but hopefully they'll be nuts." More...

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