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From: RI, United States
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American technical death metal act Vital Remains has issued the following update:
"It is with great regret that we have to inform all of our fans and promoters that we will not be able to play the shows that we had scheduled for this weekend and the second week of December due to the unexpected bomb that was dropped on our laps a couple days ago by our hired-gun lead guitarist. He withheld this information from us until the last day on the CANNIBAL CORPSE tour, that he told us at the last minute he had a job opportunity that he had to start soon and he wouldn't be able to do the remaining headlining dates for this weekend and for the second week of December.
"Again, we apologize to our fans and the promoters! We hope to reschedule these dates if possible in the near future.
"On a positivie note! We would like thank everyone in Cannibal Corpse for taking us out, on what was one of the best tours we 've ever done! Thanks to everyone for their support!"
It’s not often venues pack the house for a Tuesday evening show. However, it’s not that often that Cannibal Corpse, Dying Fetus, Vital Remains, and Devourment are in the same place at the same time. On November 9th, 2010, Brutal death metal fans came out of the woodworks and packed the Exit/In for this show, with even the venue’s balcony area being filled. Not your everyday sight in the “Bible belt” of America, many fans who were waiting in line on the side of the street sported shirts with some of the most obscene artwork known to metal on them. The doors opened unexpectedly late, with Devourment taking the stage as fans were still pouring in. More...
Tony Lazaro, guitarsit and founding member of death metal icons Vital Remains, has released the following statement regarding the band's recent cancellations of thier tour dates in Mexico.
Tony Lazaro commented by saying:
"As the leader of Vital Remains and on behalf of the whole band, it is with deep regret that I hereby inform all of you that as consequence of information broadcasted through several news media here in the United States last week relating to the violence in Mexico and an alert issued by our government warning American citizens against travelling to Mexico. With that said, several members of the band, fearing for their safety, have opted for postponing our visit to México and as consequence of that the band has been forced to cancel the shows booked for the month of September in Mexico. We apologize to all the fans and promoters and regret this decision and hope that in a near future we will to book a new visit to Mexico and make it up to all of you. Thanks for all your understanding and support."
This year's edition of the Summer Slaughter tour has added some more dates for this year's version of the event. The tour features many top names from extreme metal including Polish death metal outfit Decapitated, as well as All Shall Perish, The Red Chord, The Faceless, Carnifex, Cephalic Carnage, Veil Of Maya, Decrepit Birth, Vital Remains and Animals As Leaders.
The tour schedule is now as follows: More...
PESTILENCE will embark on their first U.S. tour in over 16 years in May/June. The 17-date trek will kick off in Baltimore as part of the Maryland Deathfest on May 30 and will close at the Gramercy Theater in New York City on June 17. Support on the tour will come from WARBRINGER, VITAL REMAINS, ENFOLD DARKNESS and SACRIFICIAL SLAUGHTER.
The tour dates are as follows:
May 30 - Sonar - Baltimore, MD (Maryland Deathfest) *
May 31 - Club Mosaic - Chattanooga, TN **
Jun. 01 - The Bar - New Orleans, LA **
Jun. 02 - Emo's - Austin, TX
Jun. 03 - Ridglea Theater - Ft. Worth, TX
Jun. 04 - Launchpad - Albuquerque, NM
Jun. 05 - Club Red - Tempe, AZ
Jun. 06 - Ramona Mainstage - Ramona, CA
Jun. 07 - Ultra Violet - Los Angeles, CA
Jun. 08 - DNA Lounge - San Francisco, CA
Jun. 09 - Satyricon - Portland, OR
Jun. 10 - Studio Seven - Seattle, WA
Jun. 13 - Station 4 - St Paul, MN
Jun. 14 - Reggie's - Chicago, IL
Jun. 15 - Mod Club Theater - Toronto, ON **
Jun. 16 - Les Foufounes Electriques - Montreal, QC **
Jun. 17 - Gramercy Theater - New York, NY
* PESTILENCE only
** No WARBRINGER
The full and final lineup for the Summer Slaughter 2010 tour has been announced. The full lineup is:
ALL SHALL PERISH
THE RED CHORD
VEIL OF MAYA
ANIMALS AS LEADERS
With the exception of the New York and Los Angeles dates, tickets are projected to be under $20.
DYING FETUS has posted additional in-studio footage taped during the "Descend Into Depravity" recording session online now. "Descend Into Depravity," DYING FETUS’ seventh studio recording, was recorded at Wright Way Studios in Baltimore, MD with producer Steve Wright.
DYING FETUS is about to embark on “The Planetary Depravity Tour” next week with THE FACELESS. This co-headlining US tour will kick-off on November 17th in Salt Lake City, UT and also include BENEATH THE MASSACRE, VITAL REMAINS and more on select dates. A complete listing of tour dates and cities can be found below with more details to be announced soon.
"Descend Into Depravity" saw its international release in late September and is currently streaming in its entirety at DescendIntoDepravity.info. The album debuted at #166 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart and at #4 on the Heatseekers Chart.
DYING FETUS recently premiered the first video from "Descend Into Depravity," for the track “Shepherd’s Commandment”, online here. The “Shepherd’s Commandment” video was lensed in New York with director Kevin Custer (HATEBREED, TESTAMENT, SOULJA BOY, KINGDOM OF SORROW).
Here are the latest DYING FETUS tour dates: More...
Dying Fetus has announced that they will be heading out on the road in November as part of a co-headlining tour with The Faceless. This is in support of the bands latest studio album, "Descend Into Depravity." Also on the bill will be Beneath The Massacre, Vital Remains and Annotations Of An Autopsy with more bands on selected shows.
The tour dates are as follows: More...
Revocation are streaming their forthcoming album and Relapse debut "Existence Is Futile" in its entirety online now at this location. "Existence Is Futile" will see its North American release next Tuesday, September 29th (October 5th internationally) and is available for pre-order here.
Revocation has also announced two record release shows in support of "Existence Is Futile" for next weekend. The first will be in Providence, RI on Septmeber 29th alongside Vital Remains and Destroyer 666 followed by a hometown Boston show on September 30th.
Washington DC metal band, Fierce Allegiance, has announced the following US tour dates opening for Vital Remains and What Lies Beneath the Tide:
7/31 - Louisvillem, KY - Bulldog Cafe
8/02 - Minneapolis, MN - Triple Rock
8/03 - Kansas City, MO - Riot Room
8/04 - Chicago, IL - Metal Shaker
8/05 - Cleavland, OH - Peabodys
8/06 - Rochester, NY - Montage
8/07 - Worechester, MA - The Raven
8/08 - Long Island, NY - Crazy Donkey
The first annual Hostile City Death Fest is set to take place on July 4th and 5th at The Arena in Philadelphia, PA. Tickets for the all-ages show are $35 per day and are now on sale. Here's the line-up:
Total Fucking Destruction
Kult ov Azazel
Submerged in Dirt
Torn the Fuck Apart
Fuck the Facts
Cursed From Birth
In Her Virgin Womb
Floridian extreme metallers, ORDER OF ENNEAD, are currently on the road as part of the Icons Of Evil European tour with VITAL REMAINS, SLUDGE and TRIBULATION.
ORDER OF ENNEAD frontman KEVIN QUIRION checks in from the road with the first part of his tour diary:
"Day 1 Travel day. Oh the joys of waiting at airports they are endless and not worth mentioning.
"Day 2 Had the day to walk around Amsterdamn before the bus picked us up. Met up with Dave Kinkade (drummer supreme) and checked out some coffee shops and walked around the red light district. Good times. Caught up with the Vital guys roaming around the same section of town, who knew? Took a picture with Darth Vader, the Netherlands version. He's slightly thinner and has an accent, probably blonde hair too. Around 6pm we went back to the airport to meet up with Massive Music and the guys in Tribulation." More...
Floridian extreme metallers Order Of Ennead have announced that they will continue their current tour with Vital Remains and carry it onto Europe.
The currently confirmed European dates are as follows:
16/4 - Jumet, Belgium - La Maison de Tous
17/4 - Groningen, Netherlands - Vera
18/4 - Essen, Germany - Turock Festival
19/4 - Amersfoort, Netherlands - De Kelder
22/4 - Nantes, France - Le Ferrailleur
23/4 - Durango, Spain - Plateruena
24/4 - Madrid, Spain - Ritmo & Compas
25/4 - Murcia, Spain - Gamma
26/4 - Barcelona, Spain - Mephisto
27/4 - Marseille, France - Le Local 013
28/4 - Torino, Italy - Fabrik
29/4 - Plattern, Switzerland - Z7
30/4 - Bologna, Italy - Sottotetto More...
Swedish death metal band Tribulation has been announced as a new supporting act for the 2009 Icons of Evil tour, which will also feature Vital Remains, Order of Ennead, and Sludge.
The currently confirmed dates are as follows: More...
Swedish death metal band Souldrainer has issued the following statement about being replaced by Order of Ennead on the 2009 Icons Of Evil Tour:
"We got the worst news that will suck the largest balls ever.. The tour with VITAL REMAINS got canceled for us because VITAL REMAINS wanted to have their friends from ORDER OF ENNEAD instead. We are REALLY TRULY sorry about this and we didn’t have anything to say about it. We thought we had the tour since the booking agency told us to go public with SOULDRAINER joining the tour. We hope to get a new spot really soon. Horns up and see you out there another time! fuck.."
Death metal act Vital Remains will be teaming up with Chicago based deathcore outfit Oceano for a week long tour next month.
The tour dates are as follows:
5 - Doug's Rockhouse - Aurora, Illinois
6 - Zanies - Indy, Indiana
7 - Center Stage - Toledo, Ohio
8 - The Loft - Poughkeepsie, New York
Floridian extreme metallers, ORDER OF ENNEAD, have just come off the Winterfest 2009 tour with DEICIDE, SAMAEL, VADER, DEVIAN and THE AMENTA, and the band are preparing to head back on tour in the U.S. with DEICIDE, VITAL REMAINS and ADRIFT.
The tour dates for ORDER OF ENNEAD with DEICIDE, VITAL REMAINS, and ADRIFT are as follows:
02/06 - Providence, RI - Club Hell
02/08 - Farmingdale, NY - The Crazy Donkey
02/09 - Yonkers, NY - The Haunt
02/10 - Hartford, CT - Webster Theater
02/11 - West Springfield, VA - Jaxx
02/13 - Mokena, IL - Pearl Room
02/14 - Detroit, MI - Harpo's Concert Theater
02/16 - Aurora, CO - Iliff Park Saloon
02/17 - Salt Lake City, UT - Club Vegas
02/18 - Farmington, NM - Big City Nightclub
02/20 - San Jose, CA - Voodoo Lounge
02/21 - Yucaipa, CA - Angels Roadhouse
02/22 - West Hollywood, CA - Key Club
w/ VITAL REMAINS, ADRIFT
02/23 - Tempe, AZ - Sets
02/24 - El Paso, TX - Chics
02/25 - Albuquerque, NM - Launch Pad
02/26 - Amarillo, TX - The War Legion Underground More...
New York based death metal legends Suffocation will be headlining the Virginia Deathfest on March 15th at the Norfolk Masonic Temple, in Norfolk, Virginia. Other acts scheduled to appear are Whitechapel, Beneath The Massacre, Vital Remains and Decrepit Birth.
Tour dates have been confirmed for the huge trek headlined by Deicide. Also on the bill will be Vital Remains and Order Of Ennead.
The first batch of tour dates are as follows:
8 - Club Loaded - Farmingdale, NY
14 - Harpo's - Detroit, MI
16 - Iliff Park Saloon - Aurora, CO
17 - Club Vegas - Salt Lake City, UT
18 - Big City Nightclub - Farmington, NM
20 - Voodoo Lounge - San Jose, CA
21 - Angels Roadhouse - Yucaipa, CA
22 - Key Club - West Hollywood, CA
Death metal legends Deicide will be teaming up with Vital Remains for a tour of the United States. The tour will begin in february and features support from Order Of Ennead and Adrift. Deicide recently tapped Kevin Quiron as their new touring guitarist, who made his debut with the band in September.