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Only Living Witness

From: MA, United States
Last Known Status: Disbanded

Latest Only Living Witness News

Below is our complete Only Living Witness 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.

Century Media Celebrates 20th Anniversary

2008 has become an extremely exciting year in the history of Century Media Records, one of the world's most respected independent homes for heavy music, as the label is celebrating its 20th anniversary!

The company's Anniversary year started off with an extremely successful, first-ever yard sale/party at the Century Media office in Dortmund (Germany) in June, where several hundred guests partied out on exclusive live shows by Angel Dust and Turisas. A video with impressions from the event can be seen at this location. A photo gallery for this event can be viewed here.

To further celebrate this anniversary Century Media Records will release the very special 2CD compilation "Covering 20 Years Of Extremes" on September 15th in Europe and on October 14th in North America. The various artists covers-release includes 32 mostly exclusive recordings and will be available in stores for the price of one CD. Sticking to the "keep it in the family" slogan, CM approached their artists about covering songs from other acts within the label's repertoire and the response from the musicians was overwhelming.

Some choices were obvious and homages to the bands that influenced them, others were inspired picks. This combination ended up leading to a heavily entertaining and truly special final result across all sub-genres of heavy music.

Here is the tracklisting: More...

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Deadbird Plans Summer Tour

Deadbird's first tour supporting "Twilight Ritual" (available June 24th) will include dates with Only Living Witness, Harvey Milk, Growing, and Black Tusk. Here are the latest Deadbird summer tour dates:

Sat. June 14th Memphis, TN @ The Buccaneer w/ Seahag
Sun. June 15th Nashville, TN @ Springwater
Mon. June 16th Chicago, IL @ The Note
Tues June 17th Indianapolis, IN @ Melody Inn
Weds. June 18th Akron, OH @ Annabelle's w/ Rue
Thurs. June 19th Pittsburgh, PA @ 31st St Pub w/ Serious Grind
Fri. June 20th New York, NY @ Knitting Factory w/ Harvey Milk, Growing, & Bloody Panda
Sat. June 21st Cambridge, MA @ The Middle East w/ Only Living Witness
Sun. June 22nd Philadelphia, PA @ Millcreek Tavern
Mon. June 23rd Baltimore, MD @ Talking Head Club w/ Wooly Mammoth
Tues. June 24th Richmond, VA @ Wonderland w/ Hail!Hornet
Weds. June 25th Wilmington, NC @ Reggie's w/ Black Tusk & Sourvein
Thurs. June 26th Atlanta, GA @ Drunken Unicorn w/ Black Tusk & Zoroaster
Fri. June 27th Orlando, FL@ The Haven w/ Black Tusk
Sat. June 28th Tampa, FL @ Transitions Art Gallery (Skate Park of Tampa) w/ Black Tusk & Dark Castle
Sun. June 29th Need Help
Mon. June 30th New Orleans, LA @ TBA
Tues. July 1st Houston, TX @ Rudyard's British Pub
Weds. July 2nd San Antonio, TX @ Rock Bottom
Thurs. July 3rd Austin, TX @ Red 7 w/ Mala Suerte
Fri. July 4th Dallas, TX @ Red Blood Club w/ Mala Suerte
Sat. July 5th Little Rock, AR @ Downtown Music w/ Mala Suerte

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Only Living Witness Plans Reunion Show

Massachusetts' Only Living Witness, who broke up in 1998, will play a reunion show at the Middle East in Cambridge, MA on June 14th. Here's a statement from the band:

"Thanks to all of the friends that have responded so positively to this news. We are looking forward to having a good night playing songs from Prone Mortal Form and Innocents. All of you that we haven't seen in years, please come to the show, sing along and enjoy yourselves."

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