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Latest Enforcer News
Below is our complete Enforcer 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.
Sweden's Enforcer has issued the following announcement about entering the recording studio:
"Next Friday, the 27th of November we will enter the studio to record our second full-length album with producer Rikard Löfgren at Leon Music. The album will be called DIAMONDS and if everything goes according to the plans it will be out worldwide in late April. We will be ready to hit the road once again to meet all of you maniacs around the globe."
Enforcer has also posted a series of fan filmed video clips from their "Curse the Light" world tour, which can be viewed below. More...
The organizers of Germany's Bang Your Head!!! festival has announced the first set of bands for next year's edition of the event. Japanese heavy metal veterans Loudness will be performing a special "old school" set at the festival, which will also see performances from Doro, Enforcer and Jag Panzer. The festival will take place between July 16th and 17th in Balingen, Germany.
New Jersey metal band Whiplash has announced a show in Brooklyn New York at Club Europa on Friday September 18th. Also playing the show are Virginia's At War, Deathrash, Black Anvil, Sweden's Enforcer, Canadian's Cauldron, Undivided, and Vermefug.
Swedish metallers Enforcer have updated their upcoming American tour schedule with the following dates:
20/8 Café Lura Chicago, IL
21/8 Blondies Detroit, MI
22/8 Ramalama Records Toledo, OH
23/8 Club Garibaldi's Milwaukee, WI
25/8 Club DownUnder Burley, ID
26/8 The Palace Lounge Missoula, MT
27/8 Gusto's Boise, ID
28/8 Hell's Kitchen Tacoma, WA
29/8 Josephine's Seattle, WA
30/8 Kelly's Olympian Portland, OR
31/8 Bubba Thrasher's Redding, CA
1/9 MusicHead Medford, OR
2/9 Annie's Social Club San Francisco, CA
3/9 The Second Wind Santee, CA
4/9 The Black Castle Los Angeles, CA
5/9 The Jumping Turtle San Marcos, CA
6/9 Mad Italian's Club 101 Flagstaff, AZ
7/9 The Compound Albuquerque, NM
8/9 Whiskey Dix Bar Lubbock, TX
9/9 The Conservatory Oklahoma City, OK
10/9 Riot Room Kansas City, MO
11/9 P.J's Manhattan, Kansas
12/9 Rockstar Sports Bar Ft. Worth, Texas
13/9 Newby's Too Panama City Beach, FL
14/9 The Haven Winter Park, FL
15/9 The Pit Jacksonville, FL
16/9 The Dive Bar Raleigh Raleigh, NC
17/9 The Smiling Moose Pittsburgh, PA
18/9 Club Europa Brooklyn, NY
19/9 Sonar Club Baltimore, MD
20/9 Traxx Long Island/ Ronkonkoma, NY
21/9 Muddy River Portsmouth, NH
22/9 Now That's Class Cleveland, OH
Canada's finest traditional metal trio, CAULDRON will be embarking upon their first ever North American tour starting this month. Dubbed the "North American Nightmare Tour," CAULDRON will be teaming up with the Swedish band, ENFORCER.
The tour dates are as follows:
13-Aug Sneaky Dees - Toronto, ON
14-Aug L'Alize - Montreal, QC
15-Aug Bar None - Kingston, ON
16-Aug Mavericks - Ottawa, O
20-Aug Café Lura Chicago, IL
21-Aug Blondies - Detroit, MI
22-Aug Ramalama Records - Toledo, OH
23-Aug Club Garibaldi’s - Milwaukee, WI
25-Aug Club Down Under - Burley, ID
26-Aug Samurai Duck - Euguene, OR
27-Aug Gusto's - Boise, ID
29-Aug Josefine's - Seattle, WA
31-Aug Bubba Thrasher's - Redding, CA
01-Sep MusicHead - Medford, OR
02-Sep Annie's Social Club - San Francisco, CA
03-Sep Second Wind - Santee, CA
04-Sep Black Castle - Los Angeles, CA
05-Sep Rocky's - Pacoima, CA
06-Sep Mad Italian's Club 101 - Flagstaff, AZ
07-Sep The Compound - Albuquerque, NM
08-Sep Whiskey Dix Bar - Lubbock, TX
09-Sep The Conservatory - Oklahoma City, OK
10-Sep Riot Room - Kansas City, MO
11-Sep P.J's - Manhattan, Kansas
12-Sep Rockstar Sports Bar - Ft. Worth, Texas
13-Sep Dysfunction Junction Panama City Beach, FL
14-Sep The Haven Winter Park, FL
15-Sep The Pit Jacksonville, FL
16-Sep Dive Bar - Raleigh, NC
17-Sep The Smiling Moose - Pittsburgh, PA
18-Sep The Sterling Hotel - Allentown, PA
19-Sep Club Diablo - Buffalo, NY
20-Sep Traxx - Long Island/Ronkonkoma, NY
21-Sep Muddy River - Portsmouth, NH
22-Sep Now That's Class - Cleveland, OH
Swedish metallers Enforcer have announced an upcoming string of U.S. tour dates. The currently confirmed dates are as follows:
8/20 Chicago, IL @ Café Lura
8/21 Detroit, MI @ Blondies
8/26 Eugene, OR @ Samurai Duck
8/27 Boise, ID @ Gusto’s
8/31 Redding, CA @ Bubba Thrasher’s
9/1 San Francisco, CA @ TBA
9/6 Flagstaff, AZ @ Mad Italian’s Club 101
9/8 Lubbock, TX @ Whiskey Dix Bar
9/9 Oklahoma, OK @ The Conservatory
9/10 Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room
9/11 Manhattan, KS @ PJ’s
9/13 Panama City Beach, FL @ Dysfunction Junction
9/14 Winter Park, FL @ The Haven
9/16 Mill Spring, NC @ The Ultimate Basement
9/17 Pittsburgh, PA @ TBA
9/18 Allentown, PA @ The Sterling Hotel
9/19 Buffalo, NY @ Club Diablo
9/21 Portsmouth, NH @ Muddy River
Hot on the heels of the release of their album "Into The Night," Swedish heavy metal band ENFORCER unleashed a preview of things to come with a new demo track from their upcoming album. The album is currently unnamed and tentatively scheduled for release in mid 2010. The new track, entitled "Roll The Dice" is available for preview now at both the band's MySpace player and the Heavy Artillery MySpace player.
Having just completed their European tour with fellow Swedes PORTRAIT, followed by performances at Sweden Rock and Muskelrock festivals, Enforcer is scheduled to appear at Germany's Headbangers Open Air festival before setting their sites on the USA for a full national tour alongside Canadian metal mongers CAULDRON starting on September 15th.
Upon returning to their home soil in late 2009, Enforcer will once again enter the studio to lay down the tracks for their sophomore full-length album.
Swedish metallers, ENFORCER, have unveiled their music video for the track "Black Angel" on youtube. Enforcer will be heading to the US for a full tour. Dates will be announced soon.
Metalstorm.Eu are holding their annual awards and they want you to vote for who you want to win. You need to register to vote and you can check it out by heading here. The categories for the awards are as follows:
Best albums by genre:
Extreme Doom Metal
The Best Cover Song
The Best Debut Album
The Best DVD
The Best Video
The Biggest Letdown
The Biggest Surprise
Special awards :
The Best Drama
The Exalted Piledriver has issued the following statement about playing at the 2009 Headbangers Open Air Festival in Germany:
"It gives us great pleasure in our pants to announce that we will be returning to Europe next summer with our "UNSUCK THE CONTINENT TOUR" in support of our new album "METAL MANIFESTO". We have our first confirmed festival date: HEADBANGER'S OPEN AIR!!!
"There are many awesome bands on this bill including our metal-bro's RAZOR, the ever- powerful ENFORCER, the stunning JACOBS DREAM horde, the freakin' RODS!, the influential Tankard, the pounding Manilla Road, and classics Helstar and Angel Witch amongst other incredible bands. . . and it is our esteemed honour to share the stage with all of 'em!
"We'll keep you posted when we discover which day and time we'll be on at HOA, and continuing updates as we receive more date confirmations to post for our 'UnSuck The Continent' EuroTour '09."
Swedish metal band Enforcer have announced an upcoming European tour alongside Portrait. The tour dates are as follows:
2/7 - Murcia, Spain - Heavy Metal Espectros Fest
2/20 - Pforsheim, Germany - Kupferdachle
2/21 - Wurzburg, Germany - Fist Held High Festival
2/22 - Berlin, Germany - Amnesie
2/23 - Kiel, Germany - Pumpe
2/24 - Osnabruck, Germany - Bastard Club
2/25 - Lille, France - Chimere
2/26 - Gent, Belgium - TBA
2/27 - Leeuwarden, Holland - Mukkes
2/28 - Oberhausen, Germany - Helvete
3/21 - Sandviken, Sweden @ Byggeriet Metal Club
Earache Records has issued the following statement:
"Earache Records is proud to announce the forthcoming release of Heavy Metal Killers - a compilation featuring the very best bands from the emerging "New Wave of Traditional Heavy Metal" scene.
Heavy Metal Killers features 13 new tracks from the best fresh, young bands who share one common goal - to bring back the glory days of heavy metal and with it, good old-fashioned headbanging riffs and that rarest of talents in this age of growlers - powerful, true heavy metal vocals. Released on the 30th anniversary of the original NWOBHM explosion, this compilation shows that traditional heavy metal is alive and well in the hands of a new breed of bands.
The full track listing for Heavy Metal Killers is as follows:
01. Powervice - "Behold The Hand Of Glory"
02. White Wizzard - "High Speed GTO"
03. Cauldron - "Chained Up In Chains"
04. RAM - "Suddent Impact"
05. Enforcer - "Mistress Of Hell"
06. H.O.D. - "Kicked To The Kerb"
07. Crowning Glory - " Sea Of Dead Dreams"
08. Portrait - "A Thousand Nightmares"
09. Celtic Legacy - "Live By The Sword"
10. ALLTHENIKO - "Feel The Power"
11. Voltax - "Steel Maker"
12. In Solitude - "Witches Sabbath"
13. Cast Iron - "Running From The Law" More...
Swedish metallers, ENFORCER, have announced the street date for their debut full length album, "Into the Night," has been set for November 18th through the label Heavy Artillery.
Listen to samples of ENFORCER at their MySpace page.