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From: Swindon, United Kingdom
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Below is our complete The Dead Lay Waiting 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.

The Dead Lay Waiting Cancels Show Due To Injury

The Dead Lay Waiting has issued the following statement about canceling tonight's show due to drummer Tom Shrimpton being injured:

"Breaking news! Tom has come out of A&E after tearing ligaments in his left arm in a football related accident.

"This obviously will make him out of action for the next 2 weeks so unfortunately we will not be able to preform at tonight's show in Doncaster.

"We wish him a speedy recovery and hopefully to be back in the drum throne in no time! Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused." More...

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The Dead Lay Waiting Posts "Blind Preacher" Clip

The Dead Lay Waiting's official video for "Blind Preacher" has been posted online, which features Katy Jackson from The Hype Theory. Check it out below.

The song is taken from the upcoming EP "Ascent of the Murder," coming May 13th, 2013 as an independent release.

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The Dead Lay Waiting Announces New Tour Dates

The Dead Lay Waiting has issued the following announcement about heading out on the road this coming October:

"New tour! We're happy to announce we will be supporting Fearless Vampire Killers in October! Love these guys so spending the best part of a month with them is going to be amazing! Keep your eyes pealed for more dates to be added! SEE YOU ON THE ROAD!"

The tour poster can be viewed below, and you can also check out previously posted tour footage from The Dead Lay Waiting at this location. More...

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The Dead Lay Waiting Posts Tour Video

U.K. act The Dead Lay Waiting has posted behind the scenes footage online from the band's time on the road with Scarred By Beauty. Check out the tour video in the player below. You can also find recently posted footage of The Dead Lay Waiting in the studio working on a new release at this location.

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The Dead Lay Waiting Posts Studio Footage

Footage has been posted online of U.K. band The Dead Lay Waiting recording the group's next release at Rising Records Studios, Barbabos in January of 2012. Check out the video clip below.

You can also hear the song "Always Ask Why" off the band's previous album "Almost Heaven" at this location.

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The Dead Lay Waiting Posts Lyric Video

U.K. act The Dead Lay Waiting has posted a new lyric video clip online. Check out the lyric video for "Take Me Away" in the player below, which is taken off the "Almost Heaven" album. The complete track listing for "Almost Heaven" is as follows:

1. Wake Me Up
2. This Day Will Be Your Last
3. Take Me Away
4. Decaying King
5. Burnt To Ashes
6. Open Your Fucking Eyes
7. Always Ask Why
8. Voices
9. The Days I'm Gone
10. Beyond The White
11. Choke On Your Words
12. Pray To Us
13. Look At Us Now
14. Almost Heaven More...

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"The Dead Tour Ireland" Teaser Posted Online

The Dead Lay Waiting will be heading out on "The Dead Tour Ireland" with Dead Label and Death of a Salesman. A promo video for the run of Irish shows has been posted online and can now be viewed below.

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The Dead Lay Waiting Streaming Another New Song

Metalunderground.com is streaming a new The Dead Lay Waiting song, "Always Ask Why," off the band's new album, "Almost Heaven." The album is set for release in the U.S. via Rising Records on January 24th, 2012.

"Almost Heaven" was released in June 2011 in the U.K. The first music video from the album, "The Days I’m Gone," reached #6 in the Scuzz TV playlist, and the band is planning to release a second video for the track "Burnt to Ashes."

The complete track listing for "Almost Heaven" is as follows:

1. Wake Me Up
2. This Day Will Be Your Last
3. Take Me Away
4. Decaying King
5. Burnt To Ashes
6. Open Your Fucking Eyes
7. Always Ask Why
8. Voices
9. The Days I'm Gone
10. Beyond The White
11. Choke On Your Words
12. Pray To Us
13. Look At Us Now
14. Almost Heaven

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The Dead Lay Waiting Posts More Tracks Online

Swindon, UK’s The Dead Lay Waiting is unveiling two more U.S. exclusive tracks from the band's "Almost Heaven" album, set for release in the U.S. with Rising Records on January 24th, 2012.

PureGrainAudio.com is currently streaming the track "Look At Us Now" here and PureVolume.com is streaming the track "The Voices" at this location. Check out both tracks now and stay tuned to hear more tracks from TDLW in the coming weeks!

"Almost Heaven" was released in June 2011 in the UK, featuring 14 tracks and 60 minutes of pulsating music. The first music video from the album, "The Days I’m Gone," reached #6 in the Scuzz TV playlist, and the band is planning to release a second video for the track "Burnt to Ashes." Streaming tracks from "Almost Heaven" are available now at the band’s YouTube page.

The Dead Lay Waiting is:

Luke Lucas: Vocals
Ben Connett: Guitar
Steve Franklin: Guitar
Sam Sara: Bass
Tom Shrimpton: Drums

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The Dead Lay Waiting Streaming More Songs

Swindon, U.K.’s The Dead Lay Waiting is unveiling two more U.S. exclusive tracks from the band's new album, "Almost Heaven," releasing in the U.S. with Rising Records on January 24th, 2012.

Noisecreep.com is currently streaming the track "The Days I’m Gone" here, and TheNewReview.net is streaming the track "Open Your Fucking Eyes" at this location. Check out both tracks now and stay tuned to hear more tracks from The Dead Lay Waiting in the coming weeks. More...

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The Dead Lay Waiting Streaming Two Tracks

Swindon, U.K.’s The Dead Lay Waiting has unveiled two new tracks from the band's "Almost Heaven" album, which is set for release in the U.S. with Rising Records on January 24th, 2012.

CraveOnline.com is currently streaming the track "This Day Will Be Your Last" here, and GuitarWorld.com is streaming the track "Decaying King" at this location. Both songs are also available through the players below.

"Almost Heaven" was released in June 2011 in the U.K., featuring 14 tracks and 60 minutes of pulsating music. The album also marks the return of Barry Clayton, the voice behind the now well known intro to Iron Maiden’s Number Of The Beast. The band’s first music video from the album, "The Days I’m Gone," reached #6 in the Scuzz TV playlist, and the group is planning to release a second video for the track "Burnt to Ashes." More...

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The Day Lay Waiting Posts Tour Video

U.K. act The Dead Lay Waiting has posted the first part in a series of videos documenting the band's time on the road with Death of a Salesman. You can check out the video clip below. The band's "Almost Heaven" album will also be seeing a U.S. release on November 29th, 2011.

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The Dead Lay Waiting Announces U.S. Album Release

Swindon, UK’s The Dead Lay Waiting is pleased to announce the November 29th, 2011 United States release for the new album "Almost Heaven" through Rising Records. "Almost Heaven" was released in June, 2011 in the UK.

Streaming tracks from "Almost Heaven" are available now at the band’s YouTube page. You can also check out footage of the band at XFM studios in London to a set of songs.

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Forty Three More Bands Confirmed For Download

The organisers of Britain's largest hard rock and heavy metal festival, Download, has confirmed a further forty three names for this year's event, including such big names as Children of Bodom and Biohazard. The festival will be held at the legendary Donington Castle in Leicestershire from June 10th-12th.

The lineup is now as follows:

Alice Cooper
All That Remains
Alter Bridge
Anti-Flag
Asking Alexandria
Avenged Sevenfold
Baptized In Blood
Bellligerence
Biohazard
Black Stone Cherry
Black Veil Brides
Blitz Kids
Bosshoss
Bowling For Soup
Bring Me The Horizon
Buckcherry
Bullet For My Valentine
Cheap Trick
Children Of Bodom
Chthonic
CKY
Clutch
Dan Reed
Danzig
Deaf Havana
Def Leppard
Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows
Devil Wears Prada
Dio Disciples
Disturbed
Down
Duff McKagan's Loaded
Envy Of The State
Escape The Fate
FM
Framing Hanley
Frank Turner
Funeral For A Friend
Gaslight Anthem
Ghost
Gwar
Heights
Hollywood Undead
Hyro Da Hero
Illuminatus
Jameson Raid
Karma To Burn
Kellermench
Korn
Kverlatak
Letlive
Linkin Park
Lower Than Atlantis
Madina Lake
Malefice
Mr. Big
My Darkest Days
Oaf
October File
Pendulum
Plain White T’S,
Puddle Of Mudd
Rise To Remain
Rob Zombie
Rock Sugar
Royal Republic
Sacred Mother Tongue
Sevendust
Silverstein
Skeletal Damage
Skunk Anansie
Starseed
Straight Line Stitch
Suicide Silence
System Of A Down
T-34
The Cult
The Damned Things
The Dangerous Summer
The Darkness
The Dead Lay Waiting
The King Blues
The Morning After
The Pretty Reckless
The Rods
Thin Lizzy
Times Of Grace
Trash Talk
Trc
Turisas
Twisted Sister
Versamerge
Wayne Static
Yashin
Young Guns
Your Demise

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2011 Metal Hammer Golden Gods Nominees Revealed

The nominees have been revealed for the forthcoming edition of the Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards. The 2011 event is set to take place on Monday, June 13 in London, England. The list of nominees and the award categories can be viewed below. You can vote for the award nominees at this location.

Best International Band:
1. AVENGED SEVENFOLD
2. DIMMU BORGIR
3. STONE SOUR
4. CHILDREN OF BODOM
5. DOWN

Best U.K. Band:
1. IRON MAIDEN
2. BRING ME THE HORIZON
3. SKINDRED
4. ARCHITECTS
5. BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE

Best Live Band:
1. CANCER BATS
2. DEVILDRIVER
3. ROB ZOMBIE
4. SKINDRED
5. MACHINE HEAD

Best New Band:
1. THE DEFILED
2. KVELERTAK
3. TESSERACT
4. THE DAMNED THINGS
5. LETLIVE

Best Underground:
1. WATAIN
2. KYLESA
3. PRIMORDIAL
4. THE DEAD LAY WAITING
5. CLUTCH

Best Breakthrough:
1. PARKWAY DRIVE
2. A DAY TO REMEMBER
3. SYLOSIS
4. SABATON
5. VOLBEAT

Shredder(s):
1. Gus G. (FIREWIND, OZZY OSBOURNE)
2. Mark Tremonti (ALTER BRIDGE)
3. Alexi Laiho (CHILDREN OF BODOM)
4. Marc Rizzo (CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, SOULFLY)
5. Synyster Gates (AVENGED SEVENFOLD)

Metal As Fuck:
1. SLAYER
2. BEHEMOTH
3. SLIPKNOT
4. Zakk Wylde
6. DEFTONES

Event Of The Year:
1. Rob Zombie's return
2. Manowar's return
3. System of a Down reforming
4. The "Big Four" U.K. announcement
5. "Beavis And Butthead"'s resurrection

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Sarah Jezebel Deva Checks In with Update

Angtoria vocalist, Sarah Jezebel Deva, has checked in with a brief update on Angtoria and her solo work on MySpace:

"Hello guys and gals, I am not sure who here is a fan or what is spam but wanted to give you an update. Yes Angtoria are still together but I decided also to go solo. I released an album earlier this year and started touring from July this year. I will be touring Europe from October starting with The Female Voices Festival in Belgium. I have the amazing Gian Pyrez on guitars with me also (Ex Cradle Of Filth, Dragon Lord, Christian Death, The Rotted)"

Here are the tour dates for Sarah Jezebel Deva's upcoming solo tour with The Dead Lay Waiting.

Oct. 24 Weize, Belgium - MFVF VIII
Oct. 27 Rennes, France - Mondo Bizarro
Oct. 31 Benavente, Portugal - Side B
Nov. 5 Ronchi dei Legionari, Italy - Rock Club
Nov. 6 Nitra, Slovakia - New Bakery Club
Nov. 7 Cluj-Napoca, Romania - Irish and Music Pub
Nov. 8 Odorheiu Secuiesc, Romania - Thunder Rock Club
Nov. 9 Budapest, Hungary - Crazy Mama Music Pub
Nov. 10 Bratislava, Slovakia - Randal Club

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Rising Records Signs Four New Bands

Rising Records has signed a number of new bands of late, including Swindon extreme metallers The Dead Lay Waiting, French death metallers Nightshade, Peterborough based band We Are Fiction, Devon based extreme metallers Avarus.

Nightshade's debut album, "The Beginning Of Eradication," will be released in the UK on October 27th and in Europe on November 7th.

We Are Fiction and Avarus will both be recording their debut album in late 2008 for a spring 2009 release and The Dead Lay Waiting will be recording their debut album in January 2009 for a summer release.

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