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Latest Coctopus News

Below is our complete Coctopus 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.

Ramming Speed Embarks On More US Tour Dates

RAMMING SPEED is back on the road with a new batch of tour dates going through November 7th. They will be supporting their new album, "Brainwreck," which is out now.

Master shredder Kallen “Flowers” Bliss will be missing the first month of tour due to surgery, and in his place Derek “The bass player” Cloonan will be stepping up to the task of second guitar. Phil “I’m still on probation from the last Ramming Speed US tour” Harwood will then be filling in on bass. You may know Phil from such bands as Bones Brigade and Coctopus.

Here are the dates for the 2008 BRAINWRECK Fall tour: More...

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Coctopus, Ramming Speed Sign To TDB Records

Teenage Disco Bloodbath Records have signed two new bands, Coctopus and Ramming Speed.

Boston's Coctopus features former members of Bones Brigade and Shanghai Valentine. The band plays "balls-out" rock inspired by classic rockers Iron Maiden, Thin Lizzy, Black Sabbath, Motorhead and Jimi Hendrix. Their debut album is due out this summer. You can check out a few songs here.

Also hailing from Boston, Ramming Speed will be releasing a brand new 7" this summer followed by a full US tour. This five-piece thrash outfit features former members of Backstabbers Inc. and Cyanide Breed. The band has posted a handful of tracks here.

Ramming Speed has a number of tour dates lined up for this summer, the latter portion paired with with Coctopus on a number of them. Here are the Ramming Speed “Top of the Dude Chain” Tour '07 dates: More...

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