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Voodoo Six

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Voodoo Six To Support Iron Maiden On Tour

British rockers Voodoo Six are excited to announce they will release new album "Songs To Invade Countries To" worldwide on April 29th via Universal Music, before embarking on the biggest tour of their career so far as main support to metal legends Iron Maiden on European dates. Prior to their dates with Iron Maiden, Voodoo Six will also be heading out on a run of headline U.K. club shows throughout March and April. Full details are available after the jump.

Iron Maiden founder and bassist Steve Harris comments: "I've been keeping an eye on Voodoo Six for a while now and they've produced a cracking new album with real promise. It's great to support true British up and coming talent such as theirs and it'll be a pleasure to have them out with us on tour."

Voodoo Six vocalist Luke Purdie adds: “This is a huge deal for us and an amazing opportunity to support arguably the most iconic band in metal history. We came up with the album title ‘Songs To Invade Countries To’ ages ago since we’ve been wanting to get our music across to European shores for a long time - but it’s been made a reality now that we’ve been chosen to support Iron Maiden on these dates. It’s going to be a very exciting year!”

"Songs To Invade Countries To" will consist of 11 tracks mixed by Tony Newton & Pedro Ferreira (The Darkness, Enter Shikari, Therapy?) and mastered by Ade Emsley (Iron Maiden, Steve Harris). The album release will be preceded by the release of brand new single "Sink Or Swim" on March 4th. Check out a video for the single below. The full album's track listing is as follows: More...

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Voodoo Six Recording New Album

British rockers Voodoo Six have checked in with the following announcement about recording a new album:

"Recording started this week on the 3rd album. We have been writing the new songs over the past few months and are really excited to get them down.

"We are recording live in the studio to capture the feel of each song and it's working great. A lot of modern recording uses a click track to control the tempo of the songs but we wanted to capture that special something that can only happen when you hear 'rolling' and the band launches into a performance.

"We are recording in Barnyard studio Essex UK. A fantastic mix of vintage and modern equipment, where 3 Iron Maiden albums were recorded in the 1990's."

While work on the album progresses, you can check out a previously posted music video from Voodoo Six titled "Falling Knives" at this location.

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Voodoo Six Announces Shows With Edguy

Voodoo Six has issued the following announcement about supporting Edguy on several upcoming U.K. dates:

"We are very pleased to announce that we will be special guests for 3 UK shows with EDGUY:

February
2nd Manchester - Club Academy
3rd Birmingham - HMV Institute
4th London - 02 Islington Academy

"Tickets available here. The newly released EP - Falling Knives - reached number 2 in the Amazon rock chart. Many thanks to everyone who bought it. Check out the new multi lingual website at this location."

You can also watch the Voodoo Six music video for "Falling Knives" by clicking here.

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Voodoo Six Postpones Two Shows

Voodoo Six has checked in with the following statement about postponing two live shows due to illness:

"Unfortunately we have had to postpone 2 shows on the current tour - Glasgow 26th and Leeds 27th November. This is due to Luke catching a throat and chest infection.

"He has been ordered to rest for a couple of days so the tour will resume on 29th November at The Borderline, London. The shows will be rescheduled for next year."

Details on rescheduled dates will be announced as they are made available. In the mean time, you can check out the recently posted Voodoo Six music video for "Falling Knives" at this location.

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Voodoo Six Posts "Falling Knives" Video

British rock act Voodoo Six has posted a music video online for the new "Falling Knives" single, which was released earlier this month. You can check out the clip below. "Falling Knives" is taken from an EP of the same name, due out November 28th, 2011.

The EP's track listing is as follows:

1. Falling Knives
2. Sharp Sand
3. Stop
4. One More Day (2011)
5. Feed My Soul (2011)
6. No Friend (2011)

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Voodoo Six To Embark On U.K. Tour

Voodoo Six has issued the following update about the release of the "Falling Knives" single and EP, as well as the band's upcoming U.K. shows:

"The UK Tour is less than 2 weeks away, here is the link to tickets.

"The new EP is released on 28th November and the single Falling Knives is out on Monday 7th. Available from all download stores and through our official website. We hope to see you out there on the UK Tour."

The EP's track listing is as follows:

1. Falling Knives
2. Sharp Sand
3. Stop
4. One More Day (2011)
5. Feed My Soul (2011)
6. No Friend (2011)

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Voodoo Six To Release New EP "Falling Knives"

British modern hard rockers Voodoo Six will hit the ground running this winter with a brand new limited edition digital EP and an extensive U.K. tour. "Falling Knives" will be released in digital format on November 28th.

The EP will feature three brand new tracks titled "Falling Knives," "Sharp Sand," and "Stop," as well as three re-worked and re-recorded versions of tracks from the band's debut album "First Hit For Free."

Founding member and bassist Tony Newton comments: "It's been great being back in the studio working on new material for the EP and the new album for next year. We wanted to revisit some of our old songs so that fans can expect to hear them in the live set again and experience Luke's twist on things. We're really excited about getting back on the road and building up for what is looking to be an energetic 2012 for V6!"

The band will precede the release by kicking off a 14-date U.K. tour in Leicester on November 17th. The tour will finish with a set at this year's sold-out Hard Rock Hell V Festival in Prestatyn.

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Voodoo Six Recording New EP

Voodoo Six has checked in with the following update about booking a U.K. tour and recording a new EP:

"We are currently booking a UK tour for November 2011. To tie in with this we will be releasing an EP of new material and we plan to re record a few songs from First Hit For Free too.

"Recording commences 5th September, the new songs are sounding great and we can't wait to get started. More news to follow regarding the tour dates........."

You can also check out Voodoo Six tracks available for streaming by heading over to the band's MySpace music profile.

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More Bands Confirmed For Hard Rock Hell V

Two more bands have been announced for this year's edition of Wales' Hard Rock Hell festival, both of which made their names in the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal Movement. Cirencester based act Dealer will be performing at the event, as will fellow new confirmations Bronz. The festival boasts a host of other NWOBHM acts as well as others and will take place at Pontins in Prestatyn, North Wales from December 1st-4th.

The lineup is as follows:

Airrace
Azincourt
Dan Baird
Black Spiders
Black Stone Cherry
Bonafide
Bronz
Dealer
Demon
Girlschool
Hammerhead
Little Caesar
Magnum
Million Dollar Reload
Orange Goblin
Pallus
Praying Mantis
The Quireboys
Raven
Reckless Love
Sahg
Stampede
Therapy?
Tygers Of Pan Tang
Tyketto
Voodoo Johnson
Voodoo Six
Witchfynde
Wolfsbane

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Voodoo Six Posts "Fluke?" Documentary

Voodoo Six has posted a documentary clip online for the band's new album "Fluke?" which can be found below. The band also commented:

"You can now watch Fluke? The Movie, a short film by Grav giving a brief background to the making of the album in his inimitable style."

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Voodoo Six Announces U.K. Shows

London based act Voodoo Six has issued the following announcement about an upcoming U.K. tour with Michael Monroe:

"Voodoo Six have been asked to be special guests on Michael Monroe's UK Tour in April. After a very successful 2010 these are the first dates of 2011 for V6.

"The new album 'Fluke?' has had critical acclaim and was voted 7th best album of 2010 by Planet Rock radio listeners. More dates to be announced soon."

You can check out the upcoming Voodoo Six tour dates at this location.

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Voodoo Six Issues Tour Recap

London's Voodoo Six has issued the following recap of the band's "Fluke?" U.K. tour dates:

"So the Fluke? UK Tour is over. We would like to thanks everyone who came to the shows and made it such a success. It was our first headline tour in 2 years and it felt like we had never been away! Also our first headline tour with Luke which made it extra special. It was great to see old & new faces out there, it means so much to us to connect with you all.

"We will be booking dates again in 2011 so keep checking the web site or sign up to the mailing list to get up to date news. Reaction to the new album 'Fluke?' has been amazing. Looking forward to the next tour already."

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Voodoo Six Signs To Powerage Records

Voodoo Six has issued the following announcement about releasing the new album "Fluke?" through Powerage Records:

"We are really pleased to announce the forthcoming release of our new album 'FLUKE?' It will be released through Powerage Records on October 18th 2010, and will be available to pre-order via our website shortly. The album was mixed by the legendary Mike Fraser (AC/DC, Metallica, Aerosmith) and Engineered and Produced by Tony Newton. We are also planning to offer some very special limited edition packages. Expect more news on those soon."

The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Take The Blame
2. Something For You
3. Take Aim
4. Like The Others Did
5. Killer
6. Underneath My Skin
7. Live Again
8. Body & Soul
9. Mountain
10. Doing Me Wrong
11. Long Way From Home

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Voodoo Six Announces Sonisphere Appearance

London rockers Voodoo Six have issued the following announcement about performing at the Sonisphere Festival on August 1st, 2010:

"We are really pleased to confirm that we will be playing at the Sonisphere Festival on 1st August. There is a really strong line up and we are so pleased to be asked to be part of it. We really hope to see you there for a day to remember. Album release news coming shortly."

More details on the Sonisphere festival can be found at this location.

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Voodoo Six To Tour With UFO

London rockers Voodoo Six have issued the following update about an upcoming tour with UFO:

"We are really excited to announce that Voodoo Six will be supporting the legendary UFO on their forthcoming tour in April/May 2010. We are massive fans of UFO so this will be a tour to remember. We can't wait to see our amazing fans in the front row as usual. Also a reminder that the 5 Track digital EP and more information is available at this location."

The currently announced dates are as follows:

4/22 WORKINGTON CARNEGIE THEATRE
4/23 MIDDLESBROUGH TOWN HALL
4/24 EDINBURGH HMV PICTURE HOUSE
4/25 INVERNESS IRONWORKS
4/28 LEAMINGTON SPA THE ASSEMBLY
4/29 CARDIFF MILLENNIUM MUSIC HALL
5/1 CHARLEROI LE COLISEUM Belgium
5/2 ZOETERMEER BOERDERIJ Holland

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Voodoo Six Streaming New Song Online

London rockers Voodoo Six have made a new song from their upcoming album available for streaming. The track, titled "Live Again," can be heard through the band's Facebook page. The previously uploaded track "Something For You" can also be heard at the page.

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Voodoo Six Streaming New Album Sample

London rockers Voodoo Six are currently streaming a sample of the song "Something From You" off their upcoming new album at this location. Band founder and bass guitarist Tony Newton issued the following statement about choosing to stream the song on Facebook instead of their official website:

“We have been fortunate to have toured the world with bands such as Iron Maiden, Dio, and Extreme, and also played some of the largest festivals across the UK and Europe, as well as our own headline tours, and that opportunity has brought us a loyal growing fan base around the world. So rather than posting the songs on our official site, we thought we would expose them in a forum where the fans can discuss and tell us what they think – without it being filtered or moderated.”

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Voodoo Six Offering Free MP3 Download

London rockers Voodoo Six have issued the following update about offering a new song as a free MP3 download:

"We have been off the radar for the past months as we have been recording/mixing the new album. It was mixed by the legendary Mike Fraser (AC/DC, Metallica, Aerosmith). It's now complete and we are giving away a FREE download of a new song 'Take The Blame'. Voodoo Six have a new singer - Luke Purdie - and an exciting new sound. Please join us on Facebook to interact with the band and other fans. Planet Rock Radio are currently airing the new song, they have given us fantastic support over the past year. We are booking live dates early next year to tie in with the release of the album. Many thanks for your continued support."

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Voodoo Six Issues New Album Update

London rockers Voodoo Six have issued the following update about their new album:

"So the album is fully mixed, just a visit to the mastering suite in a couple of weeks and it's ready for you lot to digest. Mike Fraser has done a great job on the mixing, he really understands the sound of the band.

"It's an album that the band are immensely proud of and feel that it is going to bring in even more fans to the Voodoo Six sound. 11 new songs which groove and drive through almost an hour, the perfect follow on from 'first hit for free'.

"The new website will be ready in a few weeks and radio stations are primed and ready for the go ahead to start spinning. There will be at least one song available as a free download."

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Voodoo Six Issues Recording Update

London rockers Voodoo Six have issued the following statement about the recording of their new album:

"The end is nigh!!

"Mike Fraser is finishing the last 2 mixes for the album so it will be complete by Tuesday 22nd September. In total 11 new songs will be on the yet to be decided title of the second album. The album introduces new vocalist Luke Purdie into Voodoo Six. The band will be playing some warm up dates in October, keep checking the web site for updates. A new website will be online within the next month and to launch it there will be new songs available and competitions."

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