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Rattlehead Posts Tour Video

California thrash act Rattlehead recently released the self-financed album "Tales From The Gutter." Rattlehead has now posted a tour video online, which can be viewed below.

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Thrashed and Detoured 2010 Tour Announced

L.A. thrashers RATTLEHEAD will trek out across the country for their third self-booked US headlining trek in as many years. Dubbed the “THRASHED AND DETOURED 2010,” RATTLEHEAD will be joined this time by L.A. metal band HEXEN (and MANTIC RITUAL on select dates).

RATTLEHEAD will release their new full-length, “TALES FROM THE GUTTER” on July 9th, just in time for the tour’s start. The first single “Just Stay Down!” is already available from streaming on the band’s myspace. RATTLEHEAD will be joined by current INTO ETERNITY drummer Steve Bolognese, who is helping out the band as their regular drummer AJ Stixx is unable to do the dates.

HEXEN is still supporting their latest album, “STATE OF INSURGENCY” on OSM Records. The band have been building a strong reputation having received great reviews for the debut, as well as playing all over the southwest. They are now ready to see the rest of the country and will be performing a few new tunes from their next album, due to be recorded later this year.

Here are the lates THRASHED AND DETOURED 2010 tour dates:

7/9/2010 Los Angeles, CA @ Whisky
7/10/2010 Las Vegas, NV @ Lucky Lady
7/11/2010 Phoenix, AZ @ UB's Bar
7/12/2010 Albuquerque, NM @ Warehouse 805
7/13/2010 Ft. Worth, TX @ Rock Dogs
7/14/2010 San Antonio, TX @ Ten Eleven
7/15/2010 Austin, TX @ Headhunters
7/16/2010 Jackson, MI @ The Warehouse
7/17/2010 Longwood, FL @ Liquid Scrips
7/18/2010 New Port Richey, FL @ Bourbon Street
7/19/2010 Atlanta, GA @ Lenny's
7/20/2010 Springfield, VA @ TBA w/ Mantic Ritual
7/21/2010 Bethlehem, PA @ Hard Bean Cafe w/ Mantic Ritual
7/22/2010 Worcester, MA @ Ralph's Diner w/ Mantic Ritual
7/23/2010 Montclair, NJ @ Meatlocker w/ Mantic Ritual
7/24/2010 Long Island, NY @ Broadway w/ Mantic Ritual
7/25/2010 Pittsburgh, PA @ Smiling Moose w/ Mantic Ritual
7/26/2010 Cleveland, OH @ Now That’s Class w/ Mantic Ritual
7/27/2010 Grand Rapids, MI @ The Mixtape
7/28/2010 Chicago, IL @ Reggie's Rock Club
7/29/2010 Milwaukee, WI @ On The Limiter
7/30/2010 Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mew's
7/31/2010 Lincoln, NE @ Knickerbockers
8/1/2010 Wichita, KS @ OZ Cafe
8/2/2010 Denver, CO @ Lion's Lair
8/3/2010 Salt Lake, UT @ Outer Rim
8/5/2010 Portland, OR @ Satyricon
8/6/2010 Seattle, WA @ Club Motor
8/7/2010 Medford, OR @ Musichead
8/8/2010 San Francisco, CA @ TBA

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Rattlehead and Devastator Announce Summer Tour

Two of California’s most promising young metal acts, thrashers RATTLEHEAD (from LA) and DEVASTATOR (from Sacramento), will be teaming up to tour the country this summer bringing their own brand of metallic mayhem to over 40 cities. The tour, appropriately called "SLAUGHTERING THE MASSES", will be both bands’ first cross-country trek, although each has done successful west coast and regional touring.

Southern California’s RATTLEHEAD have long been a hard-working cornerstone of the L.A. metal scene. The group has a committed DIY attitude, as witnessed by previous regional touring and the release last year of their own disc, "Step Inside for the Slaughter," which they are still promoting. You can check out some of Rattlehead's music here.

Northern California’s DEVASTATOR has been having a great year. With the release of the group’s latest demo/EP, "Burn The Beast," the group have received major accolades from metal press, radio and fans who recognize the band’s commitment to true metal and their continued progression as players and songwriters. The trio will embark on the tour in support of the EP and plan to finalize a label partner this fall upon completion of the dates so they can begin recording their debut before year’s end. You can check out Devastator's music here.

The latest "Slaughtering The Masses" U.S. tour dates are as follows: More...

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