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Lazarus A.D.

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Formed: 2005
From: Kenosha, WI, United States
Last Known Status: Active

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Lazarus A.D. Confirms Death Of Drummer

After reports surfaced yesterday that Lazarus A.D. drummer Ryan Shutler had passed away, the band has now issued the following statement:

"As a lot of you have heard recently. It is with deep sadness that we share the news that our closest friend and brother, Ryan Shutler, has passed away. This unexpected loss of our friend is a shock and we are all trying to cope with his sudden passing. Ryan left his footprint on this earth, through the many friendships he made in his life.

"Many have had the pleasure to know Ryan on a personal level and to witness his immense amount of character and charisma. And for so many more, the incredible talent he exuded as a drummer. All of us, will cherish our many adventures we had together. Whenever we needed a laugh or someone to confide in, he was always there when we needed it the most. He was truly one of a kind.

"At this time, we ask everyone to take a moment to remember Ryan Shutler and the good times he shared with all of us. We appreciate everyone's condolences and we hope to have more news soon, as we too are still trying to understand." More...

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Lazarus A.D. Drummer Reportedly Passes Away

Update: the band has now confirmed Shutler's death and issued a statement that can be read at this location.

Although there has been no statement from the band at this point, Lambgoat.com is reporting that drummer Ryan Shutler from Lazarus A.D. has passed away.

Lambgoat comments: "Details surrounding his death have not been disclosed, though it's being said that a heart attack may have been to blame. Lazarus A.D. has been relatively quiet since releasing an album with Metal Blade Records in 2011."

The group's last official release was the full-length studio album "Black Rivers Flow." Stay tuned as more information about Shutler becomes available. More...

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Warriors Of Metal Fest V Dates Announced

Warriors Of Metal Fest V Open Air will take place on June 29th and 30th, 2012 at the Frontier Ranch in Pataskala, Ohio. There will be a pre-fest that will take place on June 28th in Columbus as well. For any information about the WOM Open Air, refer to the venue's website. Bands that have confirmed are as follows:

Lazarus AD
Ancient Creation More...

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Warbringer Announces North American Headline Tour

American thrashers Warbringer have revealed the dates for its upcoming headline tour of North America. Support on the trek is set to come from Lazarus A.D, Landmine Marathon and Diamond Plate. You can check out the full list of dates, cities and venues below.

10/03 West Hollywood, CA – Key Club
10/04 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
10/05 Las Vegas, NV – Cheyenne Saloon
10/06 Tempe, AZ – Clubhouse
10/08 Oklahoma City, OK – Pour House
10/09 Austin, TX – Emo’s Alternative Lounge
10/10 New Orleans, LA – The Hangar
10/11 Tampa, FL – Brass Mug
10/12 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
10/13 Charlotte, NC – The Casbah
10/14 Baltimore, MD – Sonar
10/15 Frederick, MD – Krug’s Place
10/16 Kingston, NY – The Basement
10/17 Trenton, NJ – Championship Bar
10/18 New York, NY – The Gramercy Theatre
10/19 Albany, NY – Bogie’s
10/21 Rochester, NY – Montage Music Hall
10/22 Buffalo, NY – Broadway Joe’s
10/23 Toronto, ON – Wreck Room
10/24 Cleveland, OH – Peabody’s
10/25 Des Moines, IA – Vaudeville Mews
10/ 26 St. Paul, MN – Station 4
10/27 Chicago, IL – Reggie’s Rock Club
10/28 Detroit, MI – Blondie’s
10/29 St. Louis, MO – The Firebird
10/31 Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre
11/01 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
11/04 Vancouver, BC – Funky Winker Bean’s
11/05 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
11/06 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
11/07 San Francisco, CA – Thee Parkside

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Lazarus A.D. To Headline North American Tour

Wisconsin metallers Lazarus A.D. are set to hit the road on the their first headlining tour with the band taking on local support at each stop. The "No Prisoners No Mercy Tour" takes the group through NYC, Montreal, Toronto, Chicago, Baltimore, and more on this 14 date run kicking off in Rochester, NY on July 22nd. The band’s July 24th stop in Montreal at the Heavy MTL Festival sees Lazarus A.D. playing with the likes of KISS, Motörhead, Anthrax, and Children of Bodom just to name a few.

Vocalist Jeff Paulick comments: “Heading back out on the road, finally we are headlining. Are we big enough to headline who knows and who the fuck cares. We finally get a chance to play all the songs we have wanted to play for a long time. This isn’t going to be some shit ass 20 minute set you can count on it. See you all at the show we can’t wait to party with everyone on the road.”

The currently announced dates are as follows:

July 22 Rochester, NY Montage Music Hall
July 23 Auburn, ME Velvet Underground
July 24 Montreal, Canada Parc-Jean Drapeau – Heavy MTL Festival
July 25 Toronto, Canada Hard Luck
July 26 Buffalo, NY Broadway Joe's
July 27 Kingston, NY The Basement
July 28 Albany, NY Bogies
July 29 Trenton, NJ Championship Bar and Grill
July 30 New York, NY The Gramercy Theatre
July 31 Frederick, MD Krug’s Place
Aug 01 Baltimore, MD Talking Head
Aug 02 Cleveland, OH Peabody's
Aug 03 Chicago, IL Reggie Rock club
Aug 06 Thornville, OH Woodshock Festival More...

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New Metal Songs Available On The Rock Band Network

Xbox 360 metal fans are receiving several new metal tracks for the coming weekend on the Rock Band Network. This week's roundup includes music from Bonded By Blood, Chaotrope, Veil of Maya, and Wargasm. PS3 users will also get new tracks from Amberian Dawn, Lazarus A.D., Nightrage, and NightShade starting on the 28th.

The complete list of newly added Xbox 360 songs, including all the non-metal tracks, is as follows:


Bonded By Blood - "Prototype Death Machine" (160 MSP)
Chaotrope - "Diachylon" (80 MSP)
Destruction of a Rose - "Rise and Shine" (160 MSP)
Destruction of a Rose - "Rise and Shine (2x Bass Pedal)" (160 MSP)
Veil of Maya - "Namaste" (160 MSP)
Wargasm - "Underground (2x Bass Pedal)" (160 MSP) More...

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Musicians Talk About Their Metal Gateway Bands

Metal Injection's new series "Ask The Artist" is back with a new episode. This edition asks "What band got you into heavy metal?" Watch the clip below as members of Job For A Cowboy, Cephalic Carnage, Dying Fetus, A Life Once Lost, Times of Grace, The Ocean, Revocation, Lazarus A.D., Lionheart, Volumes, Struc/tures, and The Contortionist talk about their gateway bands into metal.

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Musicians Discuss What They Would Do Besides Music

Metal Injection has launched a new series titled "Ask The Artist," in which one question is asked to numerous bands to see their responses. In this edition Metal Injection asked members of Between the Buried And Me, Times of Grace, A Life Once Lost, Dying Fetus, Cephalic Carnage, The Ocean, LaZarus AD, Revocation, Structures, Lionheart and more about what profession they would choose if they weren't a touring musician. You can see the band's answers below.

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New England Metal Fest Footage Available

Metal Injection has posted a video clip online from the New England Metal and Hardcore festival that includes appearances from members of Job For A Cowboy, Cephalic Carnage, Dying Fetus, Times of Grace, A Life Once Lost, Volumes, Structures, The Ocean, Lionheart, and Lazarus A.D. discussing their experiences at the fest and what playing the show means to them. The video clip can be viewed below.

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Full Lineup For 2011 Heavy MTL Festival Announced

Death metal veterans Morbid Angel have announced that they will be taking part in the forthcoming edition of the Heavy MTL festival. Heavy MTL 2011 is set to take place on July 23rd and 24th at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. You can view the entire festival lineup below.

Saturday, July 23:

Sunday, July 24:

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Lazarus A.D. Kicks Max Cavalera’s Ass in Chicago

This is the story of why I left a metal show early for the first time in my life.

While I’m not a serial show-goer, I have easily been to dozens, if not over a hundred, metal shows since my metal-loving life got going back in the mid-1990s, and I have always had a rule that I followed more closely than the ins and outs of “Debbie Does Dallas” – don’t leave early. Even if I was tired, drunk, pissed or the band(s) sucked, I stayed until the house lights came on and the roadies started taking the drum kit apart. Well, tonight, I broke that rule. Why? Read on… More...

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New Metal Songs Hitting The Rock Band Network

After the upgrade to the Rock Band Network a few weeks back, things are starting to pick up steam again with new songs becoming available. Although this week's lineup isn't as full as in past months, there are still quite a few tracks for the headbanging inclined to help celebrate the weekend in true metal fashion. Besides RBN regulars Amberian Dawn and Evile, there are also new offerings on the way from Tesseeract for the Xbox 360, as well as material from Heaven Shall Burn and Within the Ruins for the PS3.

Here are the new tracks, including the non-metal songs, added today to the Xbox 360 edition of the Rock Band Network:

Amberian Dawn - "Lost Soul"
Mafia Track Suit - "Forest for the Trees"
Parry Gripp - "Spaghetti Cat (I Weep For You)"
TesseracT - "Deception - Concealing Fate Part Two"
TesseracT - "Deception - Concealing Fate Part Two (2x Bass Pedal)"
Twin Atlantic - "Audience and Audio"
Madlife - "Money"
Rose of Jericho - "Find Beauty"
Quartered - "Africa (RB3 Version)"
Lazarus AD - "Thou Shalt Not Fear"
Bioshaft - "Payback (Come On)"

These tracks will hit the PlayStation 3 version on April 19th:

Dance Gavin Dance - "Lemon Meringue Tie"
Heaven Shall Burn - "Endzeit"
Within the Ruins - "Feast or Famine"
Amberian Dawn - "Snowmaiden"
Stan Bush - "Til All Are One"
Evile - "Plague to End All Plagues"
Widespread Panic - "Surprise Valley (Live)"
Sea Wolf - "You're a Wolf"
The B.O.L.T. - "Genius"
Ballyhoo! - "Paper Dolls"

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Bonded By Blood Introduces New Touring Lineup

Southern California thrashers Bonded By Blood have announced the friendly departure of Alex Lee (guitar) and Jerry Garcia (bass). Brandon Gullin (Avenger of Blood) and Ben Bennet (Warbringer) will fill in the vacated spots on the band's upcoming North American tour supporting Sepultura.

Carlos Regalado, Juan Juarez and Mauro Gonzalez, Bonded By Blood's remaining members, have released the following statement:

"Bonded By Blood has gone through so many changes in the last couple of years while playing amazing festivals, touring the entire United States, Europe and Canada dozens of times, and enjoying the time with new and old friends and fans all over the world who mean the most to us. We first lost our original bass player, Ruben Dominguez back in 2009, then singer Jose Barrales left the band in 2010, but each was replaced with new members and the group marched on. Now, we regret to announce that Alex Lee (guitar) and Jerry Garcia (bass) are also stepping away from BBB. We will miss them just as much as we miss Ruben and Jose, and this band will not be the same without them, but the three of us that are left in Bonded By Blood hope that everyone who enjoys this band can understand that changes are inevitable. As much as we want to keep an 'original line-up', things happen that you just can't control.

"We hope all our friends, fans and fellow musicians can still give us the warm welcome we always received and still support us in these hard times while we rebuild the band as we all need all the support we can get. Thankfully, some new friends stepped up and are working hard to help us do the Sepultura tour, so big thanks to Ben Bennet (from Smog and formerly Warbringer) and Brandon Gulling (of Malus Rex and the recently reformed Avenger of Blood), who will be filling in on bass and rhythm guitar respectively while we keep together what is left of Bonded By Blood. We hope to see you all on the road again; it's not going to be the same without our old friends up there with us... But shit happens."

Alex Lee comments on leaving Bonded By Blood:

"With Jose leaving the band followed by my own parting, I want to assure you all that it is not a coincidence, nor is it a fluke. Being a guitarist, I have always been interested in playing other styles of music and not only thrash. Don't get me wrong, I love my thrash music, but I honestly see myself being suited better with another band or type of music than what I have been doing with Bonded By Blood. It has been one of the hardest decisions of my life, due to the fact that this was the first band that I was in or established, but now I feel that it's my time to move on and to continue my progress on a new path. I wish Bonded the best of luck and I know they can succeed. As for the fans, I know they won't truly understand, they can either hate me or follow me, but I hope they will continue listening to and seeing Bonded live, for I believe that they will hold strong for years to come. You guys were the best and thanks for the great years!"

Jerry Garcia reflects on his time with Bonded By Blood and his exit:

"Being part of Bonded By Blood for almost two years now has been the best experience of my life. I've seen and done things that I could have only dreamed of. I had the honor of sharing the stage with some of the most talented musicians in the world, including the ones in my band. Everything I experienced will be something that I will cherish for a lifetime. However, as time goes by and life begins to unfold, certain things begin to become very evident and downright inevitable. Bonded By Blood is more than just a band, it's a spirit and it transcends any single individual person or band member.

"I want to thank each and every single one of you that ever supported me and the guys in doing what we do best in life, and that is music. There is no better feeling in the world than to bring happiness to someone through music. It is an incredibly humbling experience that I never took for granted. I am not sad, nor am I disappointed in my departure from the band. I see it as a fresh start to another chapter in my random life. As for me... Well, I'll be around - music is something that is essential to my life. I cherished the good, learned from the bad and realized that in life, 'the only constant is change'.

"One last thank you to everyone that showed me kindness on and off the road, so thanks to Juan, Carlos, Alex, Mauro, Marco, Talita and the rest of the Earache gang including Anthony, every band I toured with, and most of all the fans! See ya!"

Bonded By Blood recently finished a co-headlining European tour with Lazarus A.D. Go to this location to view Sepultura, Hate, Keep of Kelessin and Bonded By Blood tour dates.

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Lazarus A.D. Adds More Tour Dates

Lazarus A.D. recently returned to the U.S. from the band's first European tour. Although the group was unfortunately robbed in the U.K., Lazarus A.D. still managed to continue the tour and slay fans with their trademark high energy live show across Europe. As was previously announced, the band will be heading out on the road with Cavalera Conspiracy. New dates to that run have now also been added.

Lead guitarist Dan Gapen adds, “We're extremely excited to get back to touring the US. We missed a few cities on our last tour and we can’t wait to blow those fucking places up. It’s such a great honor to share the stage with Cavalera Conspiracy – we are going to throw down HARD on this tour!”

The dates are as follows:

4/28 West Hollywood, CA @ House of Blues
4/29 Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
4/30 San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore
5/2 Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre
5/3 Des Moines, IA @ People’s Court
5/4 Chicago, IL @ The Bottom Lounge
5/5 Columbus, OH @ Al Rosa Villa
5/7 Detroit, MI @ Harpo’s
5/9 Towson, MD @ Recher Theater
5/10 New York, NY @ Irving Plaza

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Cavalera Conspiracy Announces U.S. Tour Dates

Cavalera Conspiracy has revealed the dates for its upcoming mini-tour of the United States. Support on the trek will come from Lazarus A.D. You can view the list of currently announced dates, cities and venues below. More dates are expected to be announced shortly.

04/28 W. Hollywood, CA – House Of Blues
04/29 Anaheim, CA – House Of Blues
04/30 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
05/02 Englewood, CO – Gothic Theatre
05/04 Chicago, IL – The Bottom Lounge
05/10 New York, NY – Irving Plaza

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Lazarus A.D. Thanks Fan For Support

Lazarus A.D. has posted a video clip online with bassist Jeff Paulick in Spain thanking fans for their support. Lazarus A.D. was recently the victim of a van robbery in the U.K. having both money and personal items stolen. The incident took place the night of Tuesday March 15th in Southampton, U.K. where a person or persons broke a window to enter the band's van. The burglars got away with roughly $1,500 in cash, all of the bands personal items, including Social Security cards, birth certificates, clothing, and even personal hygiene items.

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Bonded By Blood Issues Road Report

Californian thrashers Bonded By Blood are currently shredding their way around Europe on a co-headlining tour with Lazarus A.D. The tour is Bonded By Blood's first outing in Europe with new frontman Mauro Gonazalez. Following the first leg of the tour in the UK, the band is now in mainland Europe where bassist Jerry Garcia has been keeping a tour diary of the band's antics.

An excerpt from Jerry's latest tour update follows:

"Hey what's up guys! Just checking in here from Vienna in Austria. We had some incredibly epic nights recently and the highlights without a doubt are Zurich, Switzerland and Prague, Czech Republic! The fans out there absolutely kick ass. We had fans hanging from the ceiling, singing our songs, jumping on stage, buying us all sorts of alcoholic beverages, buying us pizza! Great times in both of these countries. It is such an honor to be able to come halfway across the globe and meet people that want nothing more than to spend some time with you and have a beer or two. It is an incredibly humbling experience and one I will never forget.

"The scenery out here is rad! Everything looks so epic that it is hard to explain. After touring nothing but North America I am happy to see a forest where different kinds of trees grow and animals live, or buildings that were built hundreds of years ago compared to the skyscrapers of New York.

"Lately we all came down with a bit of a cold and cough. We're doing better now and the great catering we get every night is helping us get back to 100% way faster than any of the times we've been sick on tour in the States when all we have to eat sometimes is a McDouble and tap water." More...

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Lazarus A.D. Robbed In The U.K.

American thrash metallers Lazarus A.D. have posted a message online in which they revealed that, while in Southampton, during their current tour of the United Kingdom, their van was broken into. Their posting reads as follows:

"We just want to personally say thank you, to the fuck douche bags who smashed our vans window and stole $1500 and all our clothes and other personal items. All I can say is thank god we had the gear on stage or the fuckers would have stolen that as well."

Dan Gapen: "They got every cent of band money, Social Security Cards and our birth certificates. Not to mention they took all of our clothes and hygiene items. Thank god we had our passports in our pockets."

If you would like to donate money to help the band out, please head over to this location.

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Bonded By Blood Comments On European Tour

Californian thrashers Bonded By Blood kick off their European tour with Lazarus A.D. tonight, Wednesday March 8th in London, UK. Both bands will co-headline the tour, which will hit 14 countries. The shows will be Bonded By Blood's first appearances in Europe with their new frontman, Mauro Gonzalez.

Drummer Carlos Regalado comments:

"Bonded By Blood is finally returning to Europe to do a proper tour! We are so excited to finally finish what we started back in '09 with Fueled By Fire when we ran into troubles and had to cancel the remainder of the tour and disappoint so many fans.

"This time we are part of a co-headlining tour with Lazarus A.D.; both of us just shared the stage on a Death Angel US tour, and together we're hitting plenty of countries and mashing tons more faces! With the addition of our new singer Mauro Gonzalez, we are ready now more than ever and can't wait to see familiar faces and make some new friends and party down! See you on the killing road..."

You can check out a recent Bonded By Blood show report from Metalunderground.com here, or catch the band live on the following dates:

Mar. 09 - London, UK - Academy 2
Mar. 10 - Bristol, UK - Area 81
Mar. 11 - Milton Keynes, UK - Crauford Arms
Mar. 12 - Leeds, UK - The Well
Mar. 13 - Glasgow, UK - Ivory Blacks
Mar. 14 - Nottingham, UK - The Maze
Mar. 15 - Southampton, UK - Joiners
Mar. 16 - Norwich, UK - Metal Lust @ The Brickmakers
Mar. 17 - Wiesbaden, Germany - Schlachthof
Mar. 18 - Zürich, Switzerland - Dynamo
Mar. 19 - Prague, Czech Republic - Modra Vopice
Mar. 20 - Ljubljana, Slovenia - Orto Bar
Mar. 21 - Vienna, Austria - 3Raum/Arena
Mar. 22 - Bologna, Italy - Lazzaretto
Mar. 23 - Barcelona, Spain - Mephisto
Mar. 24 - Madrid, Spain - Hebe
Mar. 25 - Paris, France - Paris Extreme
Mar. 26 - Bilbao, Spain - Santana 27 Black
Mar. 27 - Porto, Portugal - Porto Rio
Mar. 29 - Hamburg, Germany - Headcrush
Mar. 30 - Nijmegen, Netherlands - Merleyn
Mar. 31 - Copenhagen, Denmark - The Rock
Apr. 01 - Cologne, Germany - The Underground
Apr. 02 - Bruges, Belgium - JH Comma

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Lazarus A.D. Posts "The Ultimate Sacrifice" Video

Wisconsin thrash metallers Lazarus A.D. and MetalSucks.net have debuted the brand new official music video for the track "The Ultimate Sacrifice." Head over to this location to view the new video.

The track "The Ultimate Sacrifice" is cut from the band’s recent Metal Blade Records release, "Black Rivers Flow." The album landed at #35 on the Billboard Top New Artist Albums chart, and #86 on the Billboard Top Hard Music Albums chart. "Black Rivers Flow" also charted at #90 in Canada on the Hard Music charts.

The band also has the following upcoming tour dates:

Mar. 09 – London, UK – O2 Academy 2
Mar. 10 – Bristol, UK – Area 81
Mar. 11 – Milton Keynes, UK – Crauford Arms
Mar. 12 – Leeds, UK – The Well
Mar. 13 – Glasgow, UK – Ivory Blacks
Mar. 14 – Nottingham, UK – The Maze
Mar. 15 – Southampton, UK – Joiners
Mar. 16 – Norwich, UK – Metal Lust @ The Brickmakers
Mar. 17 – Wiesbaden, Germany – Schlachthof
Mar. 18 – Zurich, Switzerland – Dynamo
Mar. 19 – Prague, Czech Republic – Modra Vopice
Mar. 20 – Ljubljana, Slovenia – Orto Bar
Mar. 21 – Vienna, Austria – 3Raum/Arena
Mar. 22 – Bologna, Italy – Blogs Club
Mar. 23 – Barcelona, Spain – Mephisto
Mar. 24 – Madrid, Spain – Hebe
Mar. 25 – Paris, France – Paris Extreme Festival
Mar. 26 – Bilbao, Spain – Santana 27 Black
Mar. 27 – Porto, Portugal – Porto Rio
Mar. 29 – Hamburg, Germany – Headcrash
Mar. 30 – Nijmegen, Netherlands – Merleyn
Mar. 31 – Copenhagen, Denmark – The Rock
Apr. 01 – Cologne, Germany – The Underground
Apr. 02 – Bruges, Belgium – JH Comma

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