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Below is our complete Torture Squad 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.
Brazilian metal band Shadowside is scheduled to perform at the Metal Open Air festival that takes place in São Luís, Brazil from April 20th to 22nd. The lineup consists of bands such as Anthrax, Blind Guardian, Megadeth, Venom, Symphony X, Andre Matos, Korzus, Torture Squad and many others.
Germany's Eisenwahn Festival will take place from July 29th until July 30th at the motocross racetrack of Obersinn.
Legion of the Damned will perform along with bands such as Sepultura, Amagortis, Benediction, Bigball, Clitsplit, Cripper, Debauchery, Die Grauen Herren, Heretic Soul, Hour Of Penance, Jack Slater, Kraanium, Negator, Onslaught, Tankard, The Crown, The Sickening, Torture Squad, and Trinity Site.
For further information on the Eisenwahn festival navigate over to this location.
Germany's Neuborn Open Air Festival will take place on August 26th and August 27th in Wörrstadt. Burden of Grief is the latest band to be confirmed to the open air festival's lineup. The current billing is as follows:
Burden of Grief
For further information on the festival (in German only), head over to this location.
Bangalore, India melodic thrash metal band Kryptos from have announced dates for their upcoming European tour. The tour begins on July 8th 2010 at the Rockmaraton Festival in Pecs, Hungary and then continues onward through Germany and Switzerland with Brazilian thrashers Torture Squad.
The full schedule of tour dates is as follows:
July 8th - Rockmaraton Festival. Pecs, Hungary
July 14th - Nachtleben. Frankfurt, Germany (w/Torture Squad)
July 16th - Pitch Black. Neiderkruchten, Germany (w/Torture Squad)
July 17th - Die Rohre. Stuttgart, Germany (w/Torture Squad, Requiem, Casket and more)
July 23rd - Rocktown. Pfaffikon, Switzerland (w/Torture Squad)
Drummer Amilcar Christófaro of the Brazil metal band Torture Squad has issued the following update
"The band re-recorded the title track from their third album 'The Unholy Spell' released in 2001 which is gonna be included as bonus track on the upcoming album 'Aequilibrium.'"
"The idea came out cause we'd like to promote our old materials to our fans outside Brazil. Many people there only know about Pandemonium album on and this track shall make people be more interested into the band's discography besides the new album."
Brazilian death/thrash metal band TORTURE SQUAD finished new album, "Aequilibrium," recorded, mixed and mastered by Brendan Duffey and Adriano Daga at Norcal Studio in São Paulo, Brazil.
Bassist Castor comments, “The result of that work was perfect and like we’re imagine, heavy and clean. We got to put all our ideas for the album, and with a help of Brendan and Adriano, our songs were bold and highlighted.”
"Aequilibrium" is the sixth studio album by TORTURE SQUAD and will be released in South America, USA and Europe early in the second half of this year by Wacken Records.
Torture Squad has issued the following update on the recording of their new album:
"The drums are already recorded and meanwhile TORTURE SQUAD can announce a working title for the new album: 'EQUILIBRIUM'"
"We also got three song titles for you:
'Holiday in Abu Ghraib'
As previously reported, Metal Church has had to pull out of their European trek with Overkill due to guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof suffering from back problems. However European thrash fans will not be disapointed as filling the shoes of Metal Church will be thrash metal legends Exodus. Also on the bill will be young, Irish thrashers Gama Bomb and Torture Squad.
The tour dates are as follows:
February 20 - UK London @ Carling Islington Academy
February 21 - NL Uden @ De Pul
February 22 - NL Enschede @ Atak
February 23 - GER Aschaffenburg @ Colos Saal
February 24 - GER Hamburg @ Markthalle
February 25 - GER Bochum @ Zeche
February 27 - ESP Barcelona @ Bikini
February 28 - ESP Madrid @ Sala Live
March 1 - ESP Alicante @ Nave 8
March 3 - SWI Pratteln @ Z7
March 4 - ITA Milano @ Rolling Stone
March 5 - GER Augsburg @ Spectrum
March 6 - CZ Zlin @ Metalmania Festival
In February New Jersey's thrash veterans Overkill will go on their Immortalis European Tour 2009. They will be supported by Metal Church and Torture Squad. More...
Math metalers from Amsterdam Cilice will be touring Europe with Torture Squad (br) In May and June.
Here are the planned tour dates:
11.04.2008 Reeuwijk@Plug Unit
19.04.2008 Osnabrück,Germany @ Bastard Club
25.04.2008 Eindhoven@The Rambler
26.04.2008 Tsunami festival@Goois Podium
07.05.2008, Ceske Budejovice, Czech
Republic @ Marty's Club
08.05.2008, Praha, Czech Republic @ Exit Chmelnice
09.05.2008, Teplice, Czech Republic @ RC Bozak
10.05.2008, Torun, Poland @ Metal Battle
11.05.2008, Warsaw, Poland @ Progresja Club
12.05.2008, Krakow, Poland @ Lost Highway Club
13.05.2008, Bielsko-Biala, Poland @ Rude-Boy Club
14.05.2008, Wroclaw, Poland @ Madness Club
15.05.2008, Poznan, Poland @ Piwnica 21 Club
16.05.2008, Berlin, Germany @ Amnesie
17.05.2008, Giebelstadt, Germany @ Bringer of Death Festival
21.05.2008, Venray, Holland @ Poppodium Venray
23.05.2008, Marne, Germany @ Capitol
24.05.2008, Houthalen-Oost, Belgium @ Jeugdhuis The Bassment
25.05.2008, Antwerpen, Belgium @ De Rots
28.05.2008, Köln, Germany @ Underground
29.05.2008, Frankfurt am Main, Germany @ Die Halle
31.05.2008, Traun, Austria @ Spinnerei
03.06.2008, Rijeka, Croatia @ Klub Booka
04.06.2008, Pozega, Croatia @ Harlekin
05.06.2008, Valjevo, Serbia @ Dom Omladine
06.06.2008, Belgrade, Serbia @ tba
07.06.2008, Novi Sad, Serbia @ Dvoriste
08.06.2008, Mol, Serbia, @ Annoska
09.06.2008, Tuzla, Bosnia @ Club Palma
10.06.2008, Novi Travnik, Bosnia @ Galerija
11.06.2008, Skopje, Macedonia @ Club Castro
12.06.2008, Sofia, Bulgária @ 8th Ball Club
13.06.2008, Varna, Bulgária @ Area 51
14.06.2008, Bucharest, Romania @ tba
15.06.2008, Iasi, Romania @ Sundays Club
16.06.2008, Cluj-Napoca, Romania @ Roland Garros
20.06.2008, Neunkirchen, Germany @ Werkhof Wiebelskirchen
21.06.2008, Munich, Germany @ Feierwerk München
25.06.2008, Chemnitz, Germany @ Subway to Peter
27.06.2008, Ludwigsfelde, Germany @ N.V.A. Club
28.06.2008, Torgau, Germany @ In Flammen Open Air
26.07.2008 Lottstetten, Germany @ Meet The Beat Open Air
30.08.2008 Wachtebeke -België @ Meadow-Fest
17.t/m 25 oktober tour CILICE & Enigmatic( ch)
International W:O:A Metal Battle 2007 winner Torture Squad will tour extensively throughout Europe beginning in April 2008. As the international winner of the Wacken Open Air Metal Battle, they will appear as special guests on many of the 2008 competitions as well as playing loads of single and festival shows.
Torture Squad's new record, “Hellbound,” will be released on Wacken Records on the 25th of April.
Here are the latest Torture Squad European tour dates: More...