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The Plasmarifle

From: Montreal, Canada
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Below is our complete The Plasmarifle 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.

Despised Icon Announces Tour Dates

Despised Icon will be headlining the "Montreal Assault Tour" which also includes Beneath The Massacre, Carnifex, Neuraxis and The Plasmarifle.

The tour dates are as follows:

1/29 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's Downunder
1/30 Mt. Clemens, MI @ Hayloft Liquor Stand
1/31 Dekalb, IL @ House Café
2/1 TBA
2/2 TBA
2/3 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
2/4 TBA
2/5 Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
2/6 Portland, OR @ Satyricon
2/7 Santa Cruz, CA @ Santa Cruz Vets Hall
2/8 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
2/9 Hollywood, CA @ Whiskey A Go Go
2/10 Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
2/11 Albuquerque, NM @ The Compound
2/12 TBA
2/13 San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
2/14 Houston, TX @ Java Jazz
2/15 Plano, TX @ Plano Center
2/16 TBA
2/17 Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum
2/18 Jacksonville, FL @ Fuel
2/19 Augusta, GA @ Club Hollywood
2/20 TBA
2/21 Raleigh, NC @ The Brewery
2/22 Fredericksburg, VA @ KC's Music Alley
2/23 TBA
2/24 Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
2/25 New York, NY @ Blender Theatre at Gramercy
2/26 Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
2/27 Buffalo, NY @ Xtreme Wheelz

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The Plasmarifle Posts New Song Online

The Plasmarifle has posted the song “For all that is Concealed Shall Soon be Revealed” at their PureVolume page. The song comes from their upcoming album, “While you Were Sleeping, the World Changed in an Instant,” due out on October 14th via Ferret Music/Siege of Amida.

“While you Were Sleeping, the World Changed in an Instant” was recorded by Bart Frydrychowicz (Necronomicon, Decadawn) at studio 40 West, and mastered by former Despised Icon guitarist Yannick St-Amand (Despised Icon, Beneath The Massacre, Nefastus Dies, Camilla Rhodes, Vortex) at Northern Studio. Artwork was done by Colin Marks, who has created art for such bands as Whitechapel, Strapping Young Lad, The End, Aborted and The Red Death.

Some of the guests and their contributions include:

Alex Erian (Despised Icon) and Kevin McCaughey (Ion Dissonance) provided guest vocals on “Goodbye Dearest Bethany (I’ve Cursed Us All)…”, Alissa White-Gluz (The Agonist) provided guest vocals on “From The Trail Of Ashes…” and Paul Ablaze (Profugus Mortis) provided the guest vocals on “As The Mountains Rolled Back, I Stood In Disbelief…”.

Horns were performed by Frank Avila of The Divided Line and Chris Buehrer.

Interludes written and performed by Bart Frydrychowicz of Quo Vadis and Roxanne Constantin of Negativa.

Gang vocals were provided by Roxanne Constantin, Frank Avila, Chris Buehrer, Ben Landerville, Karine Cotton, Sebastien Proulx, Kalven Kimball, Olivier Lasalle Bart Frydrychowicz, Alex Erian and Kevin McCaughey.

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Plasmarifle Replaces Drummer Sean Connors

Montreal metal band Plasmarifle has amicably parted ways with drummer Sean Connors. Vocalist Maynard Moore had this to say:

"We are sad to announce that Sean Connors will no longer be drumming for The Plasmarifle. He is leaving the band for personal reasons. We are very sad to see him leave, he is a great friend and drummer and will remain so. We wish him the very best of luck with all of his future projects. The hole that Sean leaves is sizable, and will be filled by Alexandre Dupras. We look forward to a long and fruitful relationship with Alex in the many adventures we will experience as a band."

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Siege Of Amida Records Signs Four Bands

London's Siege Of Amida Records recently expanded their roster with the addition of four more bands.

Terminally Your Aborted Ghost is a death metal band from Boston, MA that has previously released material with Permeated Records and The Spew Records, among many others. Their SOAR debut will surface next summer. You can check them out here.

Hailing from Wales, Endurance Of Hate is categorized as "a superbly executed mix of melodic thrash metal in the style of Soilwork and the mainstream metal accessibility of bands like Killswitch engage and Funeral For A Friend." Some of their demo material can be heard here.

Meanwhile, Montreal's Plasmarifle features members of Neuraxis and plays a combination of death metal, grindcore, and progressive metal. Their debut full-length will surface in June 2008. You can listen to them here.

Finally, Implosive Disgorgence is a death metal/grind outfit from Pompano Beach, Florida. Formed in 2004, the band will release their debut album next summer. Their obligatory Myspace can be found here.

Via their recent deal with Ferret Music, all SOAR releases will be released in the U.S. through Ferret.

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