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Latest Victims News

Below is our complete Victims 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.

Victims Posts New Song

This Friday, the long-running Stockholm hardcore crust malefactors from Victims will release their "Sirens" full-length via Tankcrimes.

The band's first full-length album since 2011's "A Dissident" was tracked at Studio Gutterview by Fred Estby (Dismember, At The Gates, Refused) and mastered at Audiosiege by Brad Boatright (Iron Reagan, Nails, Integrity).

Following a previous stream of opening track "Walls," today the track "Errors" also comes online and can be heard below. More...

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Victims Streaming "Walls"

With the release of "Sirens," the impending new long player from iconic Stockholm hardcore crust miscreants Victims now less than one month away, today you can hear the opening track "Walls."

Set for official ignition on April 15th via Tankcrimes Records, the band's first full-length since 2011's "A Dissident" LP was tracked at Studio Gutterview by Fred Estby (Dismember, At The Gates, Refused) and mastered at Audiosiege by Brad Boatright (Iron Reagan, Nails, Integrity).

In advance of the album's release, the band will pillage the West Coast North American populations on a short but punishing live trek beginning next week on March 24th and running through April 1st.

3/24/2016 Observatory - Santa Ana, CA w/ Napalm Death, Melt Banana
3/25/2016 Casbah - San Diego, CA w/ Napalm Death, Melt Banana
3/26/2016 Los Globos - Los Angeles, CA
3/27/2016 Metro - Oakland, CA w/ Brainoil
3/28/2016 VFW - Eureka, CA
3/29/2016 Black Water - Portland, OR
3/30/2016 Highline - Seattle, WA
3/31/2016 Roseland - Portland, OR @ Decibel Tour w/ Abbath, High On Fire
4/01/2016 Astoria - Vancouver, BC
6/17-19/2016 Hellfest - Clisson, FR
6/02-05/2016 Temples Fest - Bristol, UK More...

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Victims Releasing New Album

Tankcrimes will proudly deliver the brand new LP from long-running Stockholm hardcore crust warriors Victims, with the April release of the band's sixth album, "Sirens."

In a coordinated attack with the LP's impending release, the band will return to North America preceding the street date of "Sirens," with a string of West Coast dates beginning in late March.

Surging with a dozen boiling new anthems, Victims delivers this first full-length since 2011's "A Dissident" LP. "Sirens" was recorded at Studio Gutterview by Fred Estby (Dismember, At The Gates, Refused) and mastered at Audiosiege by Brad Boatright (Iron Reagan, Nails, Integrity). The track listing is as follows:

1. Walls
2. Errors
3. Reverse
4. Seven
5. Storm
6. Turn
7. Promises
8. Heal
9. Sirens
10. Behind
11. Questions
12. Ashes More...

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Victims To Support Municipal Waste On Euro Tour

Victims and Municipal Waste will be touring in Europe together this winter. Victims released the "Lies, Lies, Lies" 7" EP and their album "Killer" on Deathwish Inc. earlier this year. Here are the latest Victims tour dates:

11/26: Stockholm, Sweden @ Kafe 44 w/ Spectra Hawk
11/27: Goteborg, Sweden @ Truckstop Alaska w/ Spectra Hawk
11/28: Malmo, Sweden @ Utkanten w/ Spectra Hawk
01/19: Berlin, Germany @ Magnet Club w/ Municipal Waste, Reproach
01/20: Stuttgart, Germany @ Juha West w/ Municipal Waste, Reproach
01/21: Munich, Germany @ Feierwerk w/ Municipal Waste, Reproach
01/22: Bologna, Italy @ Sottotetto Club w/ Municipal Waste, Reproach
01/23: Treviso, Italy @ New Age Club w/ Municipal Waste, Reproach
01/25: Hamburg, Germany @ TBA w/ Municipal Waste, Reproach
01/27: Stockholm, Sweden @ Debaser w/ Municipal Waste
01/28: Oslo, Norway @ Betong w/ Municipal Waste
01/29: Bergen, Norway @ Garage w/ Municipal Waste
01/30: Birmingham, UK @ Academy w/ Municipal Waste
02/01: Glasgow, UK @ King Tuts w/ Municipal Waste
02/02: Leeds, UK @ Cockpit w/ Municipal Waste
02/04: London, UK @ Scala w/ Municipal Waste
02/05: Bolwerk, Netherlands @ Sneek w/ Municipal Waste, Reproach
02/06: Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Milkweg w/ Municipal Waste

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Maryland Deathfest 2009 Lineup and Ticket News

With the date fast approaching, it'd be good for you to get your tickets to the Maryland Deathfest VII soon. They have a stellar lineup planned, most notably Napalm Death, Trap Them, Cephalic Carnage, Pig Destroyer and Cattle Decapitation. But their website is down, so you can't buy tickets directly. From the Deathfest Myspace:

"Unfortunately we're dealing with the headache of our website being down for the next day or so, so here's the deal with the tickets.

FRIDAY AND SUNDAY ONLY TICKETS: These can be purchased through paypal. Friday only is $38 and Sunday only is $43. Paypal payment can be sent to mdfesttickets@yahoo.com. Visit www.paypal.com and enter that e-mail address to send payment to. If you send payment for tickets between now and the fest, they will automatically be placed at WILL CALL. Friday and Sunday only tickets can also be purchased at the door.

SATURDAY ONLY TICKETS: An outside only ticket for Saturday will be available AT THE DOOR ONLY for $25."

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Victims Announces New Member, EP, and Tour

Victims announced through the Deathwish Inc. page that they have picked up a new member for their band.

"...We're proud and happy to announce our new/second/first/lead/rhythm guitar player (Oh, let's put it this way: we have TWO guitar players now). Ladies and gents, Gareth Smith. He joined early this year and is doing great with us! After his break up with long time lover RAGING SPEEDHORN (1998-2008) he felt the need to keep trashing and here he is now. We won't just sit around in the rehearsal space making plans to take over the world or perfecting our sound..."

Victims is releasing a new 7" EP, "Lies, Lies, Lies" but hasn't announced a release date. The two-song record features artwork from J.Bannon (Converge) and is reportedly "hook-laden" and "infectious."

Victims is also striking out with label mates Trap Them and Hot Mass band Black Breath. You can see the tour dates after the jump. More...

Read the full article at Deathwish Inc. News.

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Deathwish Inc. Releases Free Spring Sampler "MMIX"

Deathwish/Malfunction along with Six Feet Under Records have produced "MMIX," their most ambitious and ridiculous free digital sampler to date. "MMIX" features 19 songs (15 unreleased) and two behind the scenes videos from some of the most anticipated hardcore/punk/metal releases of the 2009. Many of these songs/videos have never heard/seen before by anyone, anywhere before.

Here is the complete tracklisting:

1. In The Shadow Of God - The Hope Conspiracy
2. Chambered - Narrows
3. Nightcrawlers - Lewd Acts
4. Last Wave - Coliseum
5. Breaking Out - Victims
6. Slipping Away - Reign Supreme
7. Flesh and Below - Trap Them
8. Lies - Nails
9. Coyotenia - Rot in Hell
10. Divide - Mother of Mercy
11. Spirals - Carpathian
12. Forever Is Destroyed - 108
13. Culture - Ressurection
14. Walter Miller Jr. - End of a Year
15. Do You Like To Slam Dance? - Doomriders
16. Bloodwolves - Pulling Teeth
17. Learn To Love The Lie - Integrity
18. Bitter Cold - Supermachiner
19. Heavy Blood (Empty Version) - J. Bannon

You can download the Deathwish Spring 2009 Sampler free from the following links:

Check out the back cover art for a special discount in the Deathwish Estore, valid through the month of March.

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Maryland Deathfest Announces 2 Replacement Bands

Maryland Deathfest has announced Cephalic Carnage and Cattle Decapitation as replacements for Enslaved, Keep of Kalessin, and Swallow The Sun, whose North American tour together was scrapped. One more band will be announced before January 1st.

Maryland Deathfest VII will take place on May 22-24, 2009, at Sonar, Baltimore, MD. Tickets are currently on sale.

Here is a curre?nt list of confirmed bands for the Maryland Deathfest 2009: More...

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Maryland Deathfest Confirms More Bands

More bands were recently confirmed for Maryland Deathfest VII. Just announced to appear at MDF 2009 are:

Bolt Thrower
Swallow the Sun
The Red Chord
Rotten Sound
Keep of Kalessin
Trap Them
Agenda of Swine
Pretty Little Flower
Complete Failure
Hero Destroyed

Bolt Thrower has released this bit of news regarding their first trip to the USA in 14 years:

"Due to the fact that we are not real festival lovers or great fans of flying, the chances of us ever coming to the States for a one-off show was always very small. But after years of relentless emails from Ryan we've finally given in. It's hard to believe that it's been 14 years since we last played in the US, so we are very happy to announce that we are finally coming back. Bolt Thrower will be playing Maryland Deathfest VII, on May 22-24, 2009, at Sonar, Baltimore, MD."

A few more bands were exected to be included in this announcement, but the organizers are still working on the details. Therefore, another announcement is expected with even more band confirmations in the near future, as they wrap up the booking process for Maryland Deathfest 2009

Tickets will definitely go on sale on Friday, November 7th.

Here is a full list of currently confirmed bands for Maryland Deathfest 2009: More...

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Victims Signs To Deathwish Inc.

Victims from Stockholm Sweden has joined the Deathwish affiliated family.

Soon, Victims will issue their latest album, "Killer" CD/Digital on Deathwish in North America (vinyl out now on Havok). Recorded at Studio Overlook and designed by Ryan Patterson (Coliseum), "'Killer' is a sixteen song crust/hardcore beast, filled with driving D-Beat power and anthemic punk fervor," states the label. "Each song carrying a rawness and heaviness that will surely appeal to metal, hardcore, and crust listeners everywhere."

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Deathwish Releases Free Fall 2008 Sampler

Deathwish/Malfunction Records has released yet another free digital sampler. This time around not only do you get free songs from classic/new/upcoming releases, but also newly announced artists and their affiliated labels (Eyeball, Lockin' Out, A389, 1-6-Oh/Animal Style, Narshaada, and more) have donated songs to this project, making it possible for you to check out these label's releases while you get familiar with artists currently working on their anticipated Deathwish releases.

This free Fall Sampler 2008 features 21 songs from bands including: Trap Them, Blacklisted, Cold World, Narrows, 108, United Nations*, The Carrier, Carpathian, The Hope Conspiracy, Victims, Killing The Dream, Lewd Acts*, End of a Year*, Rot In Hell*, Rise And Fall, Reign Supreme, Bitter End, New Lows*, Shipwreck a.d., Pulling Teeth, and Supermachiner.

* Songs appear courtesy of their respective labels, see insert for details.

Be sure check out the back cover artwork (included in the zip file) for a coupon code good for 10% off your next DW Estore purchase, valid until the end of November. Just enter this code during checkout to receive your discount.

You can download the Deathwish/Malfunction Records Fall Sampler 2008 here.

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Disfear Begins International Tour Tomorrow

Sweden's DISFEAR is about to head off on their European tour in support of their latest release, "Live The Storm."

DISFEAR will begin this Fall tour with a run of dates in Germany with fellow Swedes VICTIMS. From there, DISFEAR will join up with Massachusetts' DOOMRIDERS for a two-week, 11-country trek. A listing of confirmed DISFEAR tour dates can be found below.

DISFEAR's Marcus Andersson commented on the upcoming tour; "Once again we team up with our brothers in Doomriders and hit the road. But this time on our side of the Atlantic! We've been looking forward to this for quite some time now and we're stoked that it's finally happening." More...

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