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Latest Lynchmada News

Below is our complete Lynchmada 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.

Lynchmada Splits With Vocalist

Front man Joel Harris of Australian outfit Lynchmada has checked in with the following announcement about parting ways with the band:

"After 12 years of fronting Lynchmada, the time has rolled around for me to hang up the mic.

"I've spent almost half my life singing for this band, so it's near impossible to find the words to encompass everything it, and the people around it, have and do mean to me.

"It's made me the person I am today. It's given me everything my 13 year old self had ever hoped of achieving and then some. It's turned friends into brothers that will last a lifetime.

"This amazing country and the people in it helped me realize my dreams, and all I had to do was yell words into a microphone.

"Mada may continue with fresh blood, I guess we'll see, but at the very least you might see us on some farewell dates around Oz next year. Until then....what a ride it's been."

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Lynchmada Announces Australian Shows w/Mnemic

Queensland crushers Lynchmada are about to slay across Australia on the Whiplash tour in support of the mighty Mnemic, and will unleash a new single titled “Immerser” to coincide with the tour. You can stream the track over at Puregrainaudio.com here, or buy the single via iTunes.

Commenting on the new single, Trutch Inc. Records label manager Greg Shaw states, "Immerser is Lynchmada at the band’s very best, it demonstrates what this incredible band is truly capable of. The song is epic, anthemic and more aggressive than previous material, and also offers an appeal to a cross section of heavy music listeners. I really look forward to hearing what Lynchmada will offer next."

Lynchmada and Truth Inc. Records are also very pleased to announce that the band is now officially endorsed by ESP guitars. Commenting on the endorsement, guitarist Simon Connor states "We are so incredibly pleased to be a part of the ESP shredding community, a community that features some of the world’s leading metal bands. Be sure that our new axes will be getting a work out on the upcoming national tour alongside Mnemic."

25TH OCTOBER – GOSFORD SIDESHOW Youth Arts Warehouse, Gosford NSW
26TH OCTOBER – NEWCASTLE Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle NSW

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Pit Stories: Anyone Missing A Leg?

We catch up with bands and fans all over the world to get their best pit stories from metal shows every week. This time around bassist Kent Haines from Australian act Lynchmada shares the following tale of a missing leg that went crowd surfing:

We were playing an all ages venue in Brisbane City called the Lions Den where bands such as Parkway Drive and The Amity Affliction also cut their teeth.

It's a cranking moshpit with kids crowd surfing and the venue was packed to the brim at about 300 people inside this hall, when I see what looks like a crutch being passed through the audience like a crowd surfer. At this point I was thinking 'Wow, someone who is on crutches must be pretty game going in THAT pit!' Anyway, it finally lands on the stage and our singer picks it up and holds it aloft. It ain't no crutch, it was someone's false leg! To which we were all in hysterics once we realised what it actually was, so he yells out in between laughter "Does anyone own this?"

We see this taller kid hopping through the crowd laughing with his hands out, and low and behold the guy only had one leg, his friends had taken it off him as a joke (with friends like that, who needs enemies right?), but he was having a great time anyway so I guess it was OK. Leg was returned promptly and a fun time was had by all. The end.

Lynchmada released the band's latest album "To the Earth" last year, and you can check out tracks from the release by heading over to the group's Facebook profile here.

Be sure to check back in again next Tuesday as metal fans and band members share their favorite pit stories.

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Lynchmada To Support Cavalera Conspiracy

Brisbane crushers Lynchmada will dominate stages across the country as main support on The Cavalera Conspiracy for the band's January/February Australian tour dates.

Lynchmada is touring in support of the band's new album "To The Earth," which was released through Truth Inc. Records. The band also recently unveiled another new song, “Blackout”, which is being premiered exclusively via Hails And Horns Magazine here.

The upcoming tour dates are as follows:

JAN 24 - Newcastle, AU @ Panthers
JAN 26 - Canberra, AU @ Anu Bar
JAN 28 - Sydney, AU @ Metro Theatre
FEB 01 - Melbourne, AU @ Billboard
FEB 06 - Brisbane, AU @ The Hi Fi

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Lynchmada Streaming "Blackout" Track

Australian heavy metallers Lynchmada recently confirmed a massive Australian tour supporting The Cavalera Conspiracy, and to add to the ammunition, they have unveiled another new song, “Blackout," which is being premiered exclusively via Hails And Horns Magazine.

Listen to the song “Blackout” here. "Blackout" is taken off the "To The Earth" album.

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Se Bon Kira Replaces Infiltrator At ATG5 Fest

Organiser’s of leading Australian Heavy Metal festival Against The Grain have announced lineup changes to this year’s fifth edition of the fest, which is set to take place on Saturday, September 19.

"Due to unforeseen circumstances Infiltrator will not be taking part in Australia’s biggest metal fest, Against The Grain 5. We apologies to anyone who purchased a ticket just to see Infiltrator, but rest assured the rest of the line up will keep you more than satisfied if your an Infiltrator fan.

"Adelaide’s own Se Bon Kira will be taking their position on the day, news that Adelaide metal fans will be no doubt be happy about. After their highly successful EP launch on July 4th, which saw a packed out Uni-Bar witness Se Bon Kira display a flawless set of raw groove laden thrash, they were the obvious choice to put on the festival and we are very happy that they will be taking part of the festivities."

You can check out Se Bon Ki Ra at their MySpace page.

Here's the lineup for AGAINST THE GRAIN 2009: More...

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Truth Inc Records Signs Three New Bands

Truth Inc Records has announced the signing of three new bands from around Australia with upcoming releases for 2009. The new signees include Lynchmada from the Gold Coast in Queensland, Seperatist from Tasmania and The Omen from Melbourne.

Lynchmada offers a driving heavy groove that will appeal to fans of Chimaira and Lamb Of God. Check out the band's last album, "The Other Mexico" for a taste of whats to come.

Seperatist brings a brutal, dark and earth shattering heaviness to the label. Chaotic, discordant and pummelling, Seperatist offer much to fans of bands such as Converge, Cult Of Luna, Meshuggah and Gojira. Check out the band's debut album "The Motionless Apocalypse" ( available via Truth Inc Online).

A long standing Melbourne act, The Omen is currently recording their full length Truth Inc debut. The Omen is face ripping thrash/speed metal in the tradition of bands such as At The Gates, The Haunted, Darkest Hour and The Black Dahlia Murder. Stay tuned for updates on each bands upcoming releases.

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