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Below is our complete Deadhouse 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.

Down To Preview New DVD At Kronk Fest 2009

Down has issued the following statement about showing a sneak preview of their upcoming live DVD at the Kronk Fest 2009:

"Philip Anselmo will make a special guest appearance at Kronk Fest 2009, which will benefit the Kronk Gym Foundation in its efforts to provide new equipment for the Kronk boxing gym, plus tournament funding for the Kronk amateur boxing team.

"Playing live at the Kronk Fest will be two Michigan heavy-metal sluggers: DEADHOUSE rocking out of Detroit and CAVALCADE from Lansing. As an extra-special bonus, there will be an exclusive sneak preview of the long-awaited rockumentary 'Down – Diary of a Mad Band', which is scheduled for release in 2010. Watch the members of DOWN as they tear up Europe — literally and figuratively — on their first European tour.

"Doors for this special evening open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. A $50 VIP ticket earns you the right to party with Anselmo in the VIP section and a limited-edition autographed photo.

"To make a donation or purchase tickets for Kronk Fest 2009, visit here or call (248) 917-1793."

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Deadhouse In Pre-Production For Second Album

Detroit-based metal outfit DEADHOUSE is finishing up pre-production on its sophomore album, "Orgy in the Morgue", tentatively due in the spring. The first single, "Crack the Cranium" is in rotation on Detroit's rock station WRIF 101.1 and a video for the song is said to be in "high demand" on YouTube and Myspace. Watch the clip here.

DEADHOUSE recently announced the addition of guitarist Rob Singleton (TREBLE BLEED, PEDL) to the group's ranks. The band's current lineup is rounded out by vocalist Wicked Mick of H.M.R fame, bassist Jeff "J.D" Decker and drummer Jeff Shankin (UNIVERSAL STOMP, TWIZTED).

Formed in 2002 by Wicked Mick and Shankin, DEADHOUSE's can best be described as "groove-driven psycho metal," according to a press release. "DEADHOUSE pulls in a variety of influences, including bands from NWOBHM, Bay Area thrash, and '90s power groove. The band has gone through a few lineup changes over the years, but the signature sound and powerfully heavy stage show have remained the same."

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