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Survivors Zero

Formed: 2006
From: Helsinki, Finland
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Survivors Zero News

Below is our complete Survivors Zero 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.

Survivors Zero Cancels North American Tour

Finland's Survivors Zero has issued the following statement about canceling their previously scheduled North American tour:

"We really hate to break these news to you guys… but the US officials at Homeland Security thought that this was not our time to tour the states. No working visa. No tour. Tough fucking shit. Every other band on the Finnish Metal Tour (Finntroll, Swallow the Sun & Moonsorrow) will go and perform but not us. This sucks in a way that you guys can’t even imagine. Loads of hard work went into getting this thing going in the first place. And all went well to the point when we should have gotten just a approval stamp on the papers.

"So… There’s no time to apply for another working visas and we have to cancel the whole fucking tour. Sorry to disappoint you guys. Hope this thing works out next time and see you then!"

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Line-Up Announced For Tuska Festival

Finland's Survival Zero has been confirmed to perform at the 2010 edition of the Tuska Festival, which takes place from July 2nd - 4th in Helsinki. More info on the festival can be found here. The currently announced line-up for the festival is as follows:

Friday 2.7.2010
Devin Townsend – Ziltoid The Omniscient, world exclusive
Satyricon
Tarot
Testament
Ihsahn
Pain
Insomnium
Barren Earth
Obituary
Swallow The Sun
Rytmihäiriö
The Arson Project More...

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Finntroll Posts New Song Online

FINNTROLL has announced that they will release their new album entitled "Nifelvind" in February 2010. The album was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (Apocalyptica, Amorphis, Ensiferum, etc.) in Helsinki, Finland and mastered by Mika Jussila (Children Of Bodom, Sonata Arctica, Him, etc.) at Finnvox Studios. The album cover artwork was done again by the band's own guitarist Skrymer. The band has also posted the first track, “Under Bergets Rot,” from their new album on their MySpace page.

Nifelvind will be released on the following dates:

FINLAND: Wednesday, February 17, 2010
GERMANY / AUSTRIA / SWITZERLAND / BENELUX / ITALY: Friday, February 19, 2010
UK / FRANCE / GREECE / DENMARK / NORWAY / REST OF EUROPE: Monday, February 22, 2010
SPAIN / PORTUGAL: Tuesday, February 23, 2010
SWEDEN / HUNGARY: Wednesday, February 24, 2010
North America: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 More...

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Swallow The Sun Announces North American Tour

Swallow The Sun has announced they will be embarking on a U.S. tour alongside Finntroll, Moonsorrow, and Survivor's Zero. The currently confirmed dates are as follows:

6.4 Jaxx, Springfield, VA, US
7.4 Trocadero, Philadelphia, PA, US
8.4 Gramercy Theater, New York, NY, US
9.4 Palladium, Worcester, MA, US
10.4 Club Soda, Montreal, QC, Canada
11.4 Imperial de Quebec, Quebec, QC, Canada
12.4 Opera House, Toronto, ON, Canada
13.4 Peabody's, Cleveland, OH, US
14.4 Blondie's, Detroit, MI, US
15.4 The Rave, Milwaukee, WI, US
16.4 Bottom Lounge, Chicago, IL, US
17.4 Station 4, St. Paul, MN, US
19.4 Bluebird Theater, Denver, CO, US
21.4 El Corazon, Seattle, WA, US
22.4 Red Room, Vancouver, BC, Canada
23.4 Peters Room, Portland, OR, US
24.4 Thee Parkside, San Francisco, CA, US
25.4 House of Blues, West Hollywood, CA, US
26.4 U.B.'s Bar, Mesa, AZ, US
27.4 The Rock, Tucson, AZ, US
29.4 Emo's, Austin, TX, US
30.4 Meridian, Houston, TX, US
1.5 The Ridglea Theater, Fort Worth, TX, US

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Survivors Zero Parts Ways With Drummer

Finnish death metal act Survivors Zero has issued the following announcement about parting ways with their drummer:

"Some weeks ago our drummer Reima Kellokoski informed us that he was not able to continue in our band, as he felt he could not in the future give the 100% commitment needed. As 2010 will be an anniversary year for Impaled Nazarene, his allegiances of course lie with his band of 15 years. As both bands will tour actively and will not settle for compromises, both SZ and Reima felt this was the best decision and this departure is not in hostile terms in any way. We will of course miss playing and partying together, but life moves ahead. We thank Reima for the great times in the studio and on the road. You may leave the band but never the brotherhood. Best of luck in the future, brother.

"SZ continues to keep it in the family, as we did not have to look for a drummer very far. Our new skin pounder is none other than our good friend Seppo Tarvainen (Tukkanuotta, ex-Scourger), who took on the challenge and took the drum seat (and stage) by storm. After he stood in for Reima on the two last gigs of the Cobra Tour (with practically no band rehearsals and a broken finger), letting him go was not an option. Perfect. Fucking. Mayhem. Welcome, ya crazy fucker!

"This change in the line up will in no way change our touring schedule, all previously announced gigs will be done and more will be announced soon. See you down the road!"

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Survivors Zero Streaming New Song Online

Finnish death metallers Survivors Zero have issued the following update about streaming a new song on their MySpace page:

"Hell!

"We just updated the music player with a brand new track 'Armageddon Cult' off the upcoming album 'CMXCIX.'

"We are also now working on new music video out next month. It's from the single track Reclaim My Heritage. See you then, suckers!

"Single out in the shops 6.6.09"

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