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Salt The Wound

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Formed: 2001
From: Cleveland, OH, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Salt The Wound News

Below is our complete Salt The Wound 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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Salt The Wound Posts Studio Update

Newly reformed deathcore act Salt the Wound has posted a new video update online from the studio. The band are preparing to release its new album, "Kill the Crown," on March 15, 2011 through Rotten Records. You can view the video update below:

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Salt The Wound Re-forms and Issues Updates

Salt The Wound has issued the following update regarding their decision to re-form:

"Hey everyone, we are very proud to announce that the 'real' Salt the Wound is back. Jake Scott, Kevin Schaefer, and Brandon Tabor, the 3 who wrote and recorded our album 'Carnal Repercussions' are officially back in action! We are proud to announce we are working on a new album which will be coming out in March."

The band has also issued the following studio update:

"Just a quick update for everyone, this past weekend we finished all the drum tracks for our new album! Vocals and guitar start tomorrow and we are hoping to have all the tracking finished within the next 2 weeks!"

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Just For Fun

Another "Hardcore Dancing How-To" Video

"Hardcore Dancing How-To" videos - usually mocking the hardcore dancing moves - have become quite common in recent years. But Metal Injection shares one of the best I've seen in recent memory, set to Salt The Wound's "The Conformist."

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Salt The Wound Comments On Final U.S. Show

Salt The Wound has issued a short update about their upcoming final U.S. show this weekend before embarking on their final European tour nextr month:

"It is true everyone, to anyone who may be confused we have broken up and disbanded, this Saturday is our last show EVER in the United States, February is our last tour EVER in the world, we appreciate everyone's support over the years and there are 2 previous blogs which will discuss whats going on with us more, if you live in Ohio or the USA PLEASE come hangout!"

The show takes place this Saturday, January 9, 2010 at PEABODY’S DOWNUNDER in Cleveland, Ohio with Above This Fire, Cholera, Deadeven, and The Screwtap Letters.

Here's the show flier:

And the latest European tour dates: More...

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Salt The Wound Issues Statement On Break Up

Following their recent announcement of their final U.S. show, European tour, and imminent break up next year, Salt The Wound has issued the promised official statement on the matter:

"Hey everyone, last week we announced our very last tour and very last show in the United States and now that things are starting to come together we would like to let you guys in on what has been going on. Salt the Wound has been around since 2001 and has seen numerous members come and go, gone through numerous changes in style and direction cumulating with our signing to Rotten Records. We have played over 1,000 shows as a band in this time, seen not only our country but Mexico, Europe, and the UK and met some of the greatest people we have ever met all around the world. But with time we all have grown in different directions and while all wishing to pursue music just are not able to dedicate the necessary time to this band to keep it going and balance careers, families, school, and other interests. There was no event that triggered our calling an ends, no blow ups, just the right time. We booked our very last show for January 9, 2010 @ Peabody's Downunder in Cleveland, OH with our very good friends The Analyst, Above this Fire, Cholera, Dead Even, and The Screwtape letters. This will be a very special show for us as we will be playing material off of all our released albums and will be joined by our current vocalist Mat Wessoly and founding member Kevin Schaefer. We had months and months before in May booked our European tour with War From a Harlots Mouth which was just announced and we will indeed be doing this final tour. So for anyone from abroad overseas in Europe and the UK please come on out and hang for one last time.

"Currently we are selling a little bit of Salt the Wound history, there are 71 shirts spanning the past 5 years of touring, all never worn, super limited runs, limited edition, personal favorites and more that will be available on Ebay since we are not able to add single items to our online store. There are a few online now and the rest will be added all week so be sure to search "Salt the Wound" on ebay, we will also be selling a very special package for our new album "Ares" which will have an ares CD, poster, and one of our decapitated roman soldier stage banners from our last tour with Knights of the Abyss this past September.

"From now on you can find Jake at Black Metal Tattoo Co. in Strongsville, OH. Mat will be pursuing schooling and other interests. Rob, Vince, and Brooklyn are all pursuing other paths but we are not giving up music, I am sure you will be seeing us all popping up here and there involved with new projects.

"We have so many people to thank for all the support over the years starting with our families, every band we have ever played with, and far too many people to list who have helped us book shows, let us sleep at their homes, supported us buying merchandise and cds etc. Thank you everyone for the great experience."

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Salt The Wound To Disband, Plans Final Tour

Having gone through numerous lineup changes, Salt The Wound has announced plans to disband on March 7, 2010. The Cleveland, Ohio deathcore band will play one more show in the USA on January 9, 2010 before embarking on a European tour with War From A Harlots Mouth and Arsonists Get All The Girls.

Salt The Wound recently release their sophomore album, "Ares," a followup to 2008's debut album, "Carnal Repercussions."

An official statement on their breakup is expected soon.

Here are the latest Salt The Wound tour dates: More...

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Salt The Wound Posts "Mutations" Video Online

Salt The Wound has posted their music video for their first single, "Mutations," off their new album, "Ares." "Ares" was released earlier this week and is available wherever in stores as well as online from i-tunes, Napster, Rhapsody and more. You can also take advantage of a limited edition t-shirt/cd package deal only available at CMdistro.com.

Here's the video for "Mutations:"

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Salt The Wound Announces "Ares" Pre-Order

Salt The Wound's sophomore release, "Ares," is available for pre-order as a shirt and CD bundle at CMDistro now.

In related news, you can now follow the band on twitter at twitter.com/SalttheWoundOH.

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Graves of Valor Add More Tour Dates

Graves of Valor announced that they are adding more tour dates for their tour with Salt the Wound and Knights of The Abyss.

The tour dates are as follows:
October 9 La Crosse, WI The Warehouse
October 11 Herrin, IL Hitts (w/ AND HELL FOLLOWED WITH)
October 12 Pontiac, MI The Pike Room (w/ AND HELL FOLLOWED WITH)
October 13 Columbus, OH Bernie’s (w/ AND HELL FOLLOWED WITH)

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Salt The Wound Finishes New Album

Cleveland deathcore band Salt The Wound has announced that they've completed recording their second full length album, their follow up to "Carnal Repercussions," with producer/engineer Cole Martinez in Lakewood, OH at Conquistador Studios. Title, release date, tracklisting and more coming soon.

The band has entensive touring plans for the rest of the summer. Here are the latest tour dates: More...

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Despised Icon Launches Weekly Studio Video Blog

Montreal extreme metallers, DESPISED ICON, have started work on their new album, due later this year via Century Media Records.

Vocalist Alex Erian comments, "We're done writing and the new shit is packed with brutality. Can't wait to play these songs live! As always, our longtime buddy Yannick St-Amand will produce the whole thing and we got Zeuss and Alan Douches to take care of the mixing and mastering, so the result should sound monstrous! Our boy Felix Rancourt, the evil mastermind behind all our imagery, promised us his sickest album artwork to date." More...

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Left To Vanish Added To Salt The Wound Tour

LEFT TO VANISH has been added to the SALT THE WOUND / WOE OF TRYANTS tour this April leading up to the band's New England Metal Fest's appearance.

Here are the Left to Vanish tour dates with Salt The Wound and Woe of Tyrants:

Mar 31, 2009 @ THE MUSE Nashville, Tennessee
Apr 1, 2009 @ THE COUP Clarksville, Tennessee
Apr 3, 2009 @ BIG DADDY’S Tallahassee, Florida
Apr 4, 2009 @ BRASS MUG Tampa, Florida
Apr 6, 2009 @ GALLERY 13 Columbus, Georgia
Apr 7, 2009 @ SWAYZES Marietta, Georgia
Apr 8, 2009 @ GROUND ZERO Spartanburg, South Carolina
Apr 9, 2009 @ THE REFUGE Fredericksburg, Virginia
Apr 10, 2009 @ PLAN B Danville, Virginia
Apr 11, 2009 @ CLUB RELEVANT Virginia Beach, Virginia
Apr 12, 2009 @ CLARK KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS HALL Clark, New Jersey
Apr 13, 2009 @ ALEXANDER’S Philladelphia, Pennsylvania
Apr 14, 2009 @ EUROPA Brooklyn, New York
Apr 15, 2009 @ THE HAUNT Yonkers, New York
Apr 16, 2009 @ THE LOST HORIZON Syracuse, New York

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Woe of Tyrants Debuts New Music Video

Ohio's Woe of Tyrants are currently debuting their video for "Break the Fangs of the Wicked" at this location. The video was directed by Jake Beemer with Siege Media and filmed at the Majestic Theatre in Chillicothe, OH.

Vocalist Chris Catanzaro explains the video and its concept, "We were very honored to have the opportunity to work with Jake and the crew of Siege Media on our first video for the new record, 'Kingdom of Might.' The song is entitled 'Break the Fangs of the Wicked,' and despite being one of our most popular live songs, Fangs was chosen due to the fact that it successfully culminates the diversity and overall theme of the entire record. The video was shot in our hometown of Chillicothe, OH at the legendary Majestic Theater. We were fortunate enough to have some close, and very talented, friends come out to serve as the performers in the video. The storyline follows the song in that the song is about rising above negativity and evil and going back to square one in our love for our fellow person. We felt this was an important message to convey amidst a genre that speaks death almost constantly, and thanks to the professionalism of the crew we are very confident that it is going to turn out even better than we initially expected!" More...

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The Agonist Announces More Tour Dates

Montreal, Quebec metallers The Agonist has lined up some more tour dates along with Salt The Wound and Woe of Tyrants. This is in support of the bands forthcoming new studio album, "Lullabies For A Dormant Mind" which will be released on March 10th.

The tour schedule is now as follows:

27 - Club Absinthe - Hamilton, Ontario

8 - Underworld - Montreal, Quebec (album launch party)

13 - Doug's Rockhouse - Aurora, Michigan
14 - Static Age - Romeo, Michigan
15 - Gamer’s Paradise - Flint, Michigan
16 - The Juke Box - Rochester, New York
18 - Club Octane - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
19 - Jennie’s - Asbury Park, New Jersey
20 - Soldiers Memorial Theatre - St. Albans, West Virginia
21 - The Armory - Owensboro, Kentucky

31 - The Muse - Nashville, Tennessee

1 - The Coup - Clarksville, Tennessee
3 - Big Daddy’s - Tallahassee, Florida
4 - The Brass Mug - Tampa, Florida
6 - Gallery 13 - Columbus, Georgia
7 - Swayze’s - Marietta, Georgia
8 - Ground Zero - Spartanburg, South Carolina
9 - The Refuge - Fredericksburg, Virginia
10 - Plan B - Danville, Virginia
11 - Club Relevant - Virginia Beach, Virginia
14 - The Europa - Brooklyn, New York
15 - The Haunt - Yonkers, New York
16 - The Lost Horizon - Syracuse, New York

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Woe of Tyrants Announces US Headlining Tour Dates

Chillicothe, Ohio’s WOE OF TYRANTS will be hitting the road in support of their Metal Blade debut, "Kingdom of Might," which was released on January 6th. Support on current dates up to February 13th is coming from Adversary, Brother Von Doom, and Destroy Destroy Destroy. After WOE OF TYRANTS finish up the current tour, they will head out alongside label mates Psyopus in addition to Burning The Masses and Salt The Wound starting February 20th in South Bend, IN.

The band has also posted the track, "Sounding Jerusalem," off of "Kingdom of Might," on their MySpace page. A video for the track "Fangs" is currently being made and will be released next month. More...

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Psyopus Announces Headlining Tour Dates

New York grinders, Psyopus, have announced the following headlining tour dates throughout russia, Canada, and the US:

1/7 Nizhniy Novgorod, RU - Wizard Club
1/8 Moscow, RU - Plan B club
1/9 Saint Petersburg, RU – Orlandao
1/15 Toronto, ON - The Wreck Room
1/16 Windsor, ON - Coach and Horses
1/17 Chicago, IL - The Beat Kitchen
1/18 Ottumwa, IA - Bridge View Center
1/19 Omaha, NE - Club Roxbury
1/20 Pueblo, CO - Phil's Radiator More...

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Killwhitneydead, Salt The Wound Tour Dates

Killwhitneydead, Salt the Wound, and The Demonstration will team up for a December tou of the United States. The tour dates include:

12/1 Wilmington, NC @ Luckys Pub
12/2 Richmond, VA @ The Downstairs Lounge
12/3 TBA
12/4 East Pittsburgh, PA @ Giorgios Banquet Hall
12/5 Louisville, KY @ The Bulldog Cafe
12/6 TBA
12/7 Murphysboro, IL @ Amercian Legion Hall
12/8 Nashville, TN @ The Hideaway
12/9 Johnson City, TN @ The Hideaway
12/10 Alabaster, AL @ Shenaniganz
12/11 Pensacola, FL @ The Red Door
12/12 Tallahassee, FL @ TBA
12/13 Marietta, GA @ Swayzes
12/14 TBA

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Salt The Wound To Tour Europe

Salt The Wound will be heading to Europe this month for a three-week tour. Here are the tour dates:

09/13 Peterborough, UK @ The Park
09/14 Wolverhampton, UK @ The Little Civic
09/15 Glasgow, UK @ Classic Grand
09/16 Stoke on Trent, UK @ Harry's
09/17 Neath, UK @ The Windosr
09/18 Swindon, UK @ The Furnace w/ Abigail Williams
09/20 Merksplas, BE @ Zyggypop Fest w/ Born From Pain
09/21 Karlsruhe, GE @ Alte Hackerei
09/22 Bochum, GE @ Zwischenfall
09/23 Berlin, GE @ Wild at Heart
09/25 Hendrik Ambacht, ND @ Dock 3
09/26 Dour, BE @ No Limit Fest
09/27 Leuven, BE @ Jh Sojo
09/28 Mechelen, BE @ Jc Metteko
09/29 Paris, FR @ L'Alternat
09/30 Lyon, FR @ Lyon's Hall
10/01 Turin, IT @ United Club
10/02 Bologna, IT @ Kindergarten

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Across Five Aprils, A Plea For Purging Tour Dates

Across Five Aprils and A Plea For Purging will kick off a two week tour this weekend. Tour dates include:

with Salt The Wound:
6/14 Buchanan, GA @ The Hangar
6/15 Wilmington, NC @ Lucky's Pub w/ American Me
6/16 Danville, VA @ Plan B
6/17 Linthicum, MD @ St. Christophers w/ Becoming The Archetype
6/18 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
6/19 Toledo, OH @ Frankies
6/20 Lake Station, IN @ Eagles Club
6/21 Kettering, OH @ The Attic
6/22 St. Louis, MO @ Rockstar Nightclub

without Salt The Wound:
6/23 Herrin, IL @ The Brothers
6/24 Terre Haute, IN @ First Baptist Church
6/25 Manitowac, WI @ The Attic
6/26 La Crosse, WI @ The Whearhouse
6/27 Chaska, MN @ Lions Park (Redemption Fest)

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Salt The Wound Announce More Tour Dates

Salt The Wound has confirmed a round of spring tour dates. Here are the latest:

4/20 Albany, New York @ The Penny Arcade w/ The World We Knew

dates with The World We Knew, The Breathing Process
4/21 Bennington, VT @ Knapps Underground
4/22 Portland, ME @ The Station
4/23 Dover, NH @ Dover Brick House
4/24 Milford, CT @ Point Beach Club House
4/25 Albany, NY @ Valentines
4/26 Vestal, NY @ TBA

4/27 North Tonawanda, NY @ Steven Sikora Post w/ The World We Knew

dates with The World We Knew, The Classic Struggle
4/28 Cleveland, OH @ Pirates Cove
4/29 Pittsburgh, PA @ The School
4/30 Wheeling, WV @ Yesterdays Draught House
5/1 Columbus, OH @ the High Five Bar (early show)

5/2 Franklin, IN @ The Rooftop
5/3 Westland, MI @ Skateland West
5/4 Laporte, IN @ The Next Level
5/5 Kalamazoo, MI @ TBA
5/6 Detroit, MI @ The Modern Exchange
5/8 Granite City, IL @ mills skate park
5/9 Herrin, IL @ HITTS cafe
5/10 Owensboro, KY @ Owensboro BBQ Fest
5/11 Louisville, KY @ Bulldog Cafe
5/12 Mayfield, KY @ The Blue Building
5/14 Shawnee, OK @ Fusion Effect Skatepark
5/16 Houston, TX @ Java Jazz
5/17 Austin, TX @ Red 7
5/18 San Angelo, TX @ The Alley Way
5/24 Tijuana, MEX @ Salon Fiesta
5/30 Westlake, CA @ Kung Fu Center

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