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Below is our complete Wretched 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.

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Wretched In Pre-Production For New Album

Wretched have been doing pre-production for their upcoming studio album. Some footage and photos have been shared of the process so far via Facebook. Check it out below:


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Texas Independence Fest Day 3: Cavalera Conspiracy

Day three of Texas Independence was the day I looked forward to the most. The headliners included Corrosion of Conformity-Blind, Death Angel and Cavalera Conspiracy.

This day was by far the most stacked for talent. Bands as well known as Allegaeon played early in the day. I didn’t make it to the club until 2:30. The Agonist was the first band I caught. I wasn’t able to see the band with Alissa White-Gluz before she left for Arch Enemy, so it’s difficult to compare her to her replacement Vicky Psarakis. Psarakis’s vocals seemed fine, but she appeared to have lost the monitor. Her band mates were in fine form, though.


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Dark Sermon Joining Sworn Enemy On Tour

Tampa metal act Dark Sermon has finished production on a new, yet-to-be titled LP due out later this year via eOne Music / Good Fight Music.

"All I can say is that it is certainly a step in a new and interesting direction," says frontman Johnny Crowder. "As a whole, it is slower, faster, heavier, more engaging, and more mature than 'In Tongues.' I think we finally found our true sound. We're touring extensively in support of this new record, so keep an eye out for dates. Our tour with Sworn Enemy, Wretched, Hammer Fight will kick off our Spring/Summer cycle, and we can't wait to get back out on the road again."

The band will set out on a batch of tour dates this April with Sworn Enemy, Wretched, and Hammer Fight. Dates start in Charleston, SC on April 7th and even hitting a few cities in Mexico before wrapping things up in Providence, RI on May 1st.

4/7/2015 - Charleston, SC - Upstairs @ Joe's Pasta
4/8/2015 - Spartanburg, SC - Ground Zero
4/9/2015 - Baton Rouge, LA - Spanish Moon
4/10/2015 - Corpus Christi, TX - Boozers
4/11/2015 - McAllen, TX - Metropolis
4/12/2015 - Austin, TX - Empire Control Room & Garage
4/15/2015 - Guadalajara, MX - Calle 2
4/18/2015 - Mexico City, MX - Circo Volador
4/19/2015 - San Luis Potosí, MX - Bunker
4/21/2015 - Phoenix, AZ - Club Red
4/22/2015 - Las Vegas, NV - The Adrenaline
4/23/2015 - Salt Lake City, UT - Bar Deluxe
4/24/2015 - CO Springs, CO - The Flux Capacitor
4/25/2015 - Hays, KS - Singers
4/26/2015 - Crest Hill, IL - Bada Brew
4/27/2015 - Toledo, OH - Iggy's
4/28/2015 - Saginaw, MI - Counter Culture
4/29/2015 - Cleveland, OH - The Foundry
4/30/2015 - Buffalo, NY - Broadway Joes
5/1/2015 - Providence, RI - @ Firehouse 13 More...

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Wretched Posts New Drum-Cam Clip

Wretched just posted a live drum-cam video showing Marshall Wieczorek blasting through the song titled "Cranial Infestation" from the album "Cannibal."

You can now stream the drum cam clip in the YouTube player below (courtesy of sickdrummermagazine).

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Battlecross Donating Profits To Veteran Charities

Following the band's originally scheduled support slot on the recently cancelled Machine Head tour, Michigan's Battlecross will be heading back out on the road next month for more than two dozen headlining dates through North America.

Dubbed the "Winter Warriors" tour, the trek will kick off on November 26th in Grand Rapids, Michigan and conclude on December 30th in Worcester, Massachusetts. Support will come from Wretched and War Of Ages.

In honor of the U.S. Armed Forces, this Veterans Day Battlecross will make a limited number of tickets available to VET TIX so that local members of the military may attend a show in their city at no cost. The band will also be donating a portion of the funds generated from sales of a limited edition tour shirt to a local veteran's charity, and choose a veteran in each market for a VIP experience.

On Veteran's Day (November 11th) fans can nominate a friend or family member who has served their country and share their story and photo, with a member of the military being chosen to win a guitar and more at the end of the tour.

On the same day, the band will also bring back merchandise from their first Metal Blade album, "Pursuit Of Honor," in their official merch store, with a portion of the proceeds being set aside to benefit the Wounded Warriors Project, a veterans service organization that offers a variety of programs, services and events to wounded veterans of the military following the events of September 11th, 2001.

To learn more about honoring a veteran through the tour or to help underwrite tickets for veterans, click here. More...

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Batlecross Announces Tour With War Of Ages

Battlecross just checked in with the following update about new tour dates running through the end of the year:

"Tour announcement - Battlecross is hitting the road with our friends in Wretched and War Of Ages on the 'Winter Warriors' tour!

"Stay tuned to this page for info about special events to pay tribute to members of the military through the tour. Which show are you going to?" More...

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Havok Drummer To Sit Out Upcoming Shows

As previously announced, Havok will return to North America this Fall, starting with a USA/Canadian run alongside Crowbar and Revocation, followed by a headlining trek in Mexico.

Unfortunately, due to a family emergency, Pete Webber (drums) will sit out select dates on this upcoming tour, with Wretched's Marshall Wieczorek filling in temporarily. Pete comments:

"As some of you may have heard, my mother was in a tragic accident and is in very serious condition in the ICU in Boston. This unfortunately means I will have to miss out on at least a portion of our future shows. I must be by mom and family's side during these difficult times...Our pal Marshall from Wretched will be filling in on my duties.

"He is a good friend of ours and a great drummer! I know he will do an awesome job in my absence! I hope everyone understands and keeps my mom in their positive thoughts and prayers. It helps in a big way to have the support! I will return as soon as I can to my bros in Havok and wish them all the best on this next run!"

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Wretched Releases New Music Video

Before slaying the stage at the 2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, Wretched has premiered a video for the single “Wetiko.”

The new video clip comes by way of the "Cannibal" album, which is out now and can be heard over at this location.

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Wretched Streaming Full Album

Wretched's new album "Cannibal" is due for release tomorrow - June 10th - and today you can stream the full release online.

Listen in below, courtesy of Decibel Magazine. Wretched vocalist Adam Cody offers:

“We are very honored to be sharing our album with Decibel Magazine and its readers. Cannibal is one of our strongest albums to date so give it a listen and come see the new songs live at Mayhem Fest this summer!”

Currently touring Canada with Havok, Wretched will soon head back to the states to perform on the Victory Records Stage all summer long at the 2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival.

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Wretched Posts "Cranial Infestation" Video

Wretched's has a new music video out now for "Cranial Infestation," a single taken from the upcoming album, "Cannibal."

"Cranial Infestation" is the product of societal disdain to the tune of some of thrash-influenced American death metal. Check out the clip below, and the new album "Cannibal" is due out June 10th, 2014.

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Wretched Posts Third Making-Of Video

For the third installment of “The Making Of Cannibal” series, Wretched bassist Andrew Grevey delves into what makes fourth full-length album, "Cannibal," the band's most dynamic release to date.

Grevey touches on the group's drive for perfection through meticulous preparation and how much it means to perform and give back to the fans.

"Cannibal" is due out June 10th, 2014. You can also watch the previously posted video in the making-of series at this location.

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Wretched Posts New Album Making-Of Footage

Check in with Wretched at the studio as guitarist Joel Moore talks you through the process of recording forthcoming album "Cannibal" via the player below.

Moore describes Cannibal as the “most badass album Wretched has ever created,” going on to say, “These are some of the most technically challenging songs that we’ve ever written. If something wasn’t sounding right, we scrapped it and started over.”

You can also check out the previously posted new song "Morsel" by heading over to this location. "Cannibal" is set for release on June 10th.

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Wretched Posts New "Morsel" Of Upcoming Album

Wretched spent the past few months hard at work with producer Jason Suecof (The Black Dahlia Murder, Job For A Cowboy) on the band's fourth studio album, "Cannibal."

Sample Wretched's punishing return to metal by hearing "Morsel" in the player below, courtesy of Lambgoat.com.

Pre-orders for Wretched’s most aggressive assemblage of tracks, "Cannibal," are now available through Victory Records here. "Cannibal" will be available everywhere on June 10th, 2014.

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Wretched Announces U.S. Tour With Abiotic

Charlotte, NC's Wretched will be embarking on a headlining tour of the eastern and central U.S. this August. Joining the band on tour will be Metal Blade artists Abiotic, Allegaeon, and Rivers of Nihil.

The tour will begin on August 2nd in Winston-Salem, NC, and wraps up on August 31st in Lake Worth, FL. Wretched's latest album, "The Exodus of Autonomy," is available now via Victory Records.

08/02 Winson-Salem, NC Ziggy's Winston, Inc.
08/03 Newark, DE Mojo Main
08/04 Jeannete, PA Gators
08/06 Trenton , NJ Championships
08/07 Atco, NJ Devlin's Irish Pub
08/08 Rochester, NY Montage Music Hall
08/09 Buffalo, NY Waiting Room
08/10 Cleveland, OH Peabody's
08/11 Westland, MI The Token Lounge
08/13 Joliet, IL Mojoes
08/14 Portage, IN Camelot Hall
08/17 Minneapolis, MN Skyway Theater - Studio B
08/19 St. Louis, MO Fubar
08/20 Oklahoma City, OK The Chameleon Room
08/21 Houston, TX Scout Bar
08/22 San Antonio, TX White Rabbit
08/23 Austin, TX Dirty Dog Bar
08/24 Fort Worth, TX Tomcats West
08/25 Little Rock, AR Downtown Music Hall
08/26 Nashville, TN Exit/In
08/28 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
08/29 Destin, FL Club LA
08/30 Jacksonville, FL Jack Rabbit
08/31 Lake Worth, FL The Speakesy More...

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Soilwork Updates North American Tour

On March 12, 2013 Swedish melodic metal act Soilwork will kick off its world tour in North America, marking the band's first time headlining in this territory in almost three years.

The extensive trek through the U.S. and Canada, "North American Infinity Tour 2013," will feature support from Jeff Loomis, Blackguard, and Wretched. An updated list of tour dates can be seen below.

Contrary to the tour poster featured below, The Browning will not be on the trek. Check out the band's statement on dropping off the run right here.

"All of us in Soilwork are excited to announce the first of many killer tours to come," said drummer Dirk Verbeuren. "We can't wait to take some of our new songs to the stage, and with two CDs worth of material, picking a set list is gonna be interesting to say the least... We look forward to once again bringing you metal the Soilwork way!" More...

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Wretched Kicks Off New Tour Dates

Wretched has kicked off a headlining set throughout the Southeast and will be joining Soilwork, Jeff Loomis, Blackguard, and more on a seventy-one city journey throughout North America. Wretched will show off a brand new set list that will include songs and instrumentals from the band's last three albums.

Guitarist, John Vail comments, “Crowds can expect a high energy, in your face, fast-paced performance. We're playing first so we've got to set the tone of excellence and brutality.”

You can also watch the band's most recent music video for “Karma Accomplished” at this location. More...

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Wretched Releases "Karma Accomplished" Video

Wretched has posted a new music video online for "Karma Accomplished," which can be viewed below. Victory Records also comments:

"Step inside the world of technical death metal band Wretched and watch their new music video for 'Karma Accomplished' from their third studio album, Son Of Perdition. You’ll get an inside look at life on the road with the fun-loving shredders while they impress crowds around the nation with their intense live show.

"Wretched is preparing to hit the road again this fall supporting some of metal’s finest. Starting this Saturday, October 6th, they head to New Jersey to begin their October run with Death Angel. The band will then join Six Feet Under and Cattle Decapitation on The Autumn Apocalypse Tour starting November 2nd in Richmond. See a full listing of tour dates below." More...

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Six Feet Under Updates Tour Schedule

Death metal legends Six Feet Under will be embarking on on a headlining tour this Fall. The Chris-Barnes-named Autumn Apocalypse Tour will also feature label mates Cattle Decapitation as well as death metal up-and-comers, Wretched. The tour will throughout the first half of November, with the full routing available below. The following press release was also issued:

"Six Feet Under, led by the inimitable Chris Barnes, possessor of one of the most dominant and instantly recognizable voices of the death metal genre. Now featuring Barnes alongside new guitarist Ola Englund, longtime guitarist Steve Swanson, new bassist Jeff Hughell, and drummer Kevin Talley, whose history blasting for Dying Fetus, Misery Index, and Chimaira speaks for itself, Six Feet Under 2012 finds the band reinvigorated and churning out some of the most visceral, in-your-face, and downright horrifying tunes in their renowned discography of brutality both, lyrically and musically." More...

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Wretched Announces New Tour Dates

Wretched is preparing for a new set of fall tours supporting some of metal’s most ferocious bands. Beginning October 7th, Wretched hits the road with thrash metal legends Death Angel on a run throughout the south and west coast. The band will then join Six Feet Under and Cattle Decapitation on The Autumn Apocalypse Tour starting November 2nd in Richmond. See a full listing of tour dates below.

Vocalist Adam Cody comments, “I am more than honored to be a part of two back to back tours with legendary bands. Chris Barnes is a death metal vocalist that has inspired me since I knew what death metal was. Cattle Decapitation is a band I never expected to be on tour with; I've always admired the creativity they bring to the grindier side of the metal world.“

Wretched is touring in support of third studio album "Son Of Perdition," released earlier this year. Cody adds, “Expect to see an entirely new set list with songs we've never played live before!” More...

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Wretched Announces Headlining Tour

Wretched has officially announced the band's upcoming sixth headlining tour to date, which will feature support from Huntress and Silence the Messenger. The tour kicks off in Fort Collins, Colo., on July 17th, 2012 and ends at Hooligan’s on August 10th, in Jacksonville, N.C.

Wretched is currently on tour slaying audiences with King Conquer and will continue into Canada joining thrash metallers 3 Inches of Blood before starting the headlining tour with Huntress. Dates for the band's currently running tour are available here, and details on the new headlining tour are as follows:

7/17- Fort Collins, CO @ Hodis Halfnote
7/18- Englewood, CO @ Mo’s
7/19- Ogden, UT @ The Basement
7/21- Tacoma, WA @ Hell’s Kitchen
7/22- Seattle, WA @ El Corazone
7/24- Stockton, CA @ Please For Peace Center
7/26- Walnut Creek, CA @ Red House
7/27- Las Vegas, NV @ Cheyenne Saloon
7/29- Phoenix, AZ @ Rocky Point Cantina
7/30- El Paso, TX @ Lips Lounge
7/31- Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog Bar
8/02- Waco, TX @ Beatnix Burger Barn
8/03- San Antonio, TX @ The White Rabbit
8/04- Shreveport, LA @ The Riverside Warehouse
8/06- Fayetteville, AR @ Rogue
8/08- Knoxville, TN @ Long Branch Saloon
8/09- Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero
8/10- Jacksonville, NC @ Hooligan’s

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