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Twelve Tribes

Formed: 1998
From: Dayton, OH, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Twelve Tribes News

Below is our complete Twelve Tribes 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.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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Twelve Tribes Plan European Headline Tour

Upon Twelve Tribes completion of their extensive UK tour with 36 Crazy Fists the Dayton, OH natives will set out on a full European Headline Tour with Bridge To Solace and Raging Speedhorn. The guys will hit Holland, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, the Czech Rep, Poland, and more. Here are the latest Twelve Tribes tour dates: More...

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Twelve Tribes, 36 Crazyfists UK and Ireland Tour

36 Crazyfists will tour the UK and Ireland with support from Twelve Tribes in April.

04/01 Birmingham @ Barfly
04/02 Manchester @ Academy 3
04/03 Newcastle @ Northumbria University
04/04 Glasgow @ King Tut's
04/06 Dundee @ Fat Sam's
04/07 Aberdeen @ Tunnels
04/08 Edinburgh @ Liquid Rooms
04/09 York @ Fibbers
04/10 Nottingham @ Rock City
04/12 Leeds @ Cockpit
04/13 Sheffield @ Corporation
04/14 Northampton @ Soundhaus
04/15 Cardiff @ Barfly
04/16 Oxford @ Zodiac
04/18 Brighton @ Concorde 2
04/19 Portsmouth @ Wedgewood Rooms
04/20 Exeter @ Lemon Grove
04/21 Yeovil @ Ski Lodge
04/22 Bristol @ Bierkeller
04/24 Colchester @ Arts Centre
04/25 London @ Islington Academy
04/26 Liverpool @ Academy 2
04/27 Dublin @ Music Centre
04/28 Belfast @ Spring & Airbrake
04/30 Leicester @ Princess Charlotte

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Twelve Tribes Replaces Bassist

Twelve Tribes has confirmed the departure of bassist Matt Tackett. According to the band, "He's getting married and whatnot so we're super happy for him." Tackett has subsequently been replaced by Jayro Stikeleather (Romance of Young Tigers). Meanwhile, the group has announced plans to tour the UK in April and the rest of Europe in May. Dates and venues have yet to be announced.

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Twelve Tribes Shooting Video This Weekend

Twelve Tribes will be shooting a video for the song “Muzzle Order” with acclaimed director David Brodsky (Gwar, Strapping Young Lad, The Red Chord) and crew from MyGoodEye in New York City this weekend. The video will be the second Brodsky has done with the band, and the first off of the new album “Midwest Pandemic”, which hits stores on October 3rd through Ferret. Look for Twelve Tribes on the road in October with Shai Hulud and Dead To Fall.

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Shai Hulud, Dead To Fall, 12 Tribes Tour Dates

The first round of dates has been confirmed for this fall's Dead To Fall, Shai Hulud, Twelve Tribes, One Dead Three Wounded, and Phoenix Mourning tour. Here are the tour dates:

10/2 Virginia Beach, VA @ Club Relevant
10/3 Greensboro, NC @ Greene Street Club
10/4 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
10/5 Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
10/7 Pensacola, FL @ Sluggo's
10/8 Metairie, LA @ The High Ground
10/12 Iowa City, IA @ The Picador
10/13 Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock
10/15 Mount Clemens, MI @ The Hayloft
10/17 Williamsville, NY @ Club Infinity
10/18 Hudson, NY @ St. John's Rec Hall
10/19 Revere, MA @ Club Lido
10/20 New London, CT @ El N Gee
10/21 Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church

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Twelve Tribes Enter The Studio

Twelve Tribes have begun recording their next album with producer Andreas Magnusson (Scarlet, Bury Your Dead) in Richmond, VA. The band will spend the new few weeks tracking the album, then head to Trax East in New Jersey to mix the album with Eric Rachel. The album's name will be announced shortly, and the effort will hit stores this fall through Ferret Music.

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Complete Lineup Confirmed For NEMHF 2006

The full lineup for the 8th Annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, which is sponsored this year by ESP Guitars and Krank Amps, has been confirmed.

The three-day festival at The Palladium in Worcester, MA, will feature headliners Lacuna Coil, Black Dahlia Murder, and Between the Buried and Me on Friday, April 28. Arch Enemy, Chimaira, and Exodus will headline Saturday, April 29. Headliners for Sunday, April 30 are Gamma Ray and DragonForce.

UK-based DragonForce will be making its first-ever American appearance at the festival. Italy's Lacuna Coil and Sweden's Arch Enemy will be making return appearances at the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, after stellar performances at the 2003 and 2002 editions of the festival.

"It's fantastic to be a part of what is quite possibly the best U.S. metal fest around!" said Arch Enemy guitarist Mike Amott. "This is our third time playing the New England Metal and Hardcore fest and it's always a pleasure. It's held in a great venue with great fans."

"It is an honor for us to be one of this year's headliners at the New England Metal and Hardcore festival," said vocalist Andrea Ferro. "We are more than ready for it. We can't wait."

Bands confirmed for Friday (listed alphabetically) are: A Life Once Lost, A Perfect Murder, Alarum, Arsis, Between The Buried And Me, Black Dahlia Murder, Cephalic Carnage, Dead To Fall, Demiricous, Ed Gein, From A Second Story Window, Haste The Day, If Hope Dies, Lacuna Coil, Ligeia, Necrophagist, Neuraxis, Nodes Of Ranvier, Ringworm, Scarlet, Still Remains, Suicide Silence, The Absence, Thine Eyes Bleed and Through The Eyes Of The Dead.

Saturday's bands include 100 Demons, Arch Enemy, At All Cost, Caliban, Chimaira, Colin Of Arabia, Cryptopsy, Damnation AD, Death Threat, Embrace The End, Exodus, First Blood, Full Blown Chaos, God Forbid, Hate Eternal, Immolation, Into The Moat, Ion Dissonance, Overcast, Ramallah, Remembering Never, Righteous Jams, Scars Of Tomorrow, Shoot To Kill, Since The Flood, Skinless, Spitfire, Suffocation, Sworn Enemy, Terror, The Acacia Strain, The Classic Struggle, The JonBenet, and Turmoil.

Sunday's lineup is: A Love End Suicide, Bloodlined Calligraphy, Born Victim, Bronx Casket Company, Burn In Silence, Byzantine, Cannae, Cellador, Doom Raider, DragonForce, Folly, Gamma Ray, Goat Horn, Hypersolid, Inked In Blood, Into Eternity, Light This City, Losa, Mercury Switch, On Broken Wings, Phoenix Morning, Protest The Hero, Sanctity, The Miles Between, Torn Asunder, Trouble, Twelve Tribes, Who Killed The Prom Queen, Wolf, xdeathstarx, and xlooking forwardx.

Talent is subject to change.

The 8th Annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival is also sponsored by Prosthetic Records, 2nd Stage sponsor; Revolver Magazine, exclusive magazine partner and creator of the official event program; Facedown Records, sponsor of street marketing efforts; FUSE TV; Mazur PR; The Syndicate; and many others.

Vendors this year include Century Media/Nuclear Blast, Deepsend Records, ESP Guitars/Krank Amps, Eulogy Recordings/Hand Of Hope Records, Facedown Records, Fuse TV/Uranium, Lifeforce Records, Metal Blade Records, Oak Knoll Productions, Prosthetic Records, Red Rocket Records, Relapse Records, Revolver Magazine, Stillborn Records/Hatewear Inc., Trustkill Records, Victory Records, and others.

Friday tickets are $35.00; Saturday and Sunday individual day tickets are $40.00. Three-day passes are $109.50. Tickets are available now at all Strawberries Record Stores, online at tickets.com, or by calling tickets.com at (800) 477-6849. There is re-entry at this all-day event until 6 p.m. each day.

The Palladium is located at 261 Main Street in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Visit the festival website at metalandhardcorefestival.com or myspace.com/metalandhardcorefestival.

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New England Metal & Hardcore Festival 2006 Details

MassConcerts has announced that the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival will return once again to the Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts, on Friday April 28, Saturday April 29 and Sunday April 30. Friday tickets are $35.00; Saturday and Sunday individual day tickets are $40.00. Three-day passes are $109.50. Tickets go on sale this Friday, February 24 at 10:00am at all Strawberries Record Stores, online at tickets.com, or by calling tickets.com at (800) 477-6849.

Proclaimed in past years as one of the best American festivals focusing on heavy music, the three-day show will host numerous metal, hardcore, and metalcore bands along with a jam-packed vendor area where fans can purchase hard-to-find CDs, t-shirts, and other music merchandise. ESP Guitars will be giving away guitars and Krank Amps will be giving away amps and even a half stack. These two great companies will also be bringing you up close and personal with some of the bands they endorse - so as we get closer to fest we will have schedule of artist signings and other surprises.

The show will once again take place on two stages at The Palladium. Bands that have already been confirmed for the festival are: Lacuna Coil, Gamma Ray, DragonForce (first time EVER in America!), Arch Enemy, Chimaira, The Black Dahlia Murder, Bullet For My Valentine, Exodus, Cryptopsy, 100 Demons, A Perfect Murder, Alarum, Arsis, Bloodlined Calligraphy, Bronx Casket Company, Byzantine, Caliban, Cattle Decapitation, Colin Of Arabia, Damnation AD, Dead To Fall, Death Threat, Demiricous, Dying Eyes Bleed, Ed Gein, Embrace The End, Folly, Full Blown Chaos, Goat Horn, God Forbid, Hate Eternal, Horse The Band, Hypersolid, If Hope Dies, Immolation, Inked In Blood, Into Eternity, Ion Dissonance, Ligeia, Losa, Mercury Switch, Necrophagist, Neuraxis, Nodes Of Ranvier, On Broken Wings, Protest The Hero, Ramallah, Righteous Jams, Ringworm, Sanctity, Scars Of Tomorrow, From A Second Story Window, Shoot To Kill, Since The Flood, Skinless, Still Remains, Suffocation, Sworn Enemy, The Acacia Strain, The Absence, The Classic Struggle, The Miles Between, Torn Assunder, Trouble, Twelve Tribes, I Killed The Prom Queen, Wolf, xDEATHSTARx, and xLOOKINGFORWARDx. More bands will be announced in the coming weeks. Talent is subject to change.

"We’ve been extremely happy with how this festival has grown over the years," said MassConcerts Booking Agent and festival co-founder Scott Lee, "and this year the lineup is one of the most varied yet - a great mixture of different styles of bands."

The 8th Annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival is brought to you by ESP Guitars and Krank Amps, teaming up to present the festival this year; Prosthetic Records, which is sponsoring the 2nd Stage upstairs, Revolver Magazine our exclusive magazine partner and creator of the official event program, Facedown Records which is sponsoring our street marketing efforts, FUSE TV, Mazur PR and The Syndicate. Vendors this year include Century Media, Trustkill, Eulogy/Hand of Hope, Metal Blade, Red Rocket Records, and many others.

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Twelve Tribes To Film Video

Twelve Tribes will soon be filming a video for an as-yet undecided track with director Dave Brodsky (The Red Chord, Trivium). The group are currently looking to their fans to help them decide which song with a choice of three songs available for voting on here.

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Poison The Well, 12 Tribes, And Lords To Tour

Initial routing for the upcoming Poison The Well, Lords, Twelve Tribes, and Crime In Stereo tour has been disclosed. Here you go:

8/18 Frseno, CA/Lancaster, CA
8/19 Sacramento, CA
8/20 Bakersfield, CA
8/21 Pomona, CA
8/23 Tuscon, AZ
8/24 Albuqerque, NM
8/25 Oklahoma City, OK
8/26 Springfield, MO
8/27 Little Rock, AR
8/28 Birmingham, AL
8/29 Nashville, TN
8/30 Columbia, SC
8/31 Winston-Salem, NC
9/1 Baltimore, MD
9/2 Farmingdale, NY
9/3 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton/Allentown PA
9/4 Providence/New Haven
9/5 Albany, NY
9/6 Syracuse, NY
9/8 State College, PA
9/9 Akron, OH
9/10 Grand Rapids,MI
9/11 Indianapolis,IN
9/12 Columbia, MO
9/13 Omaha, NE
9/14 Ft. Collins, CO
9/15 Colorado Springs, CO
9/16 Salt Lake City, UT
9/18 Reno, NV
9/19 San Luis Obispo, CA

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36 Crazyfists Begin Writing New Album

36 CRAZYFISTS have left the following message on their official website:

"Hey all, we are back from our European tour and let me tell you, IT WAS AMAZING!!!! Thanks to everyone who came out and sang the songs with us, you all rule!!! Well it looks like the beginning of summer and we have settled back into writing the new record. We are hoping to wrap up the writing by August and start recording early fall, for an early '06 release".

We are going to be documenting the entire writing and recording process and hope to have some video clips soon for everyone to see".

A big thank you to our brothers in TWELVE TRIBES and FROM FIRST TO LAST for coming to Europe with us, we love you guys!. We will be updating the site as the events happen, and will be announcing a couple shows this summer. Thanks to everyone for listening to the music and supporting the shows. We love you all..."

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Extol Heading To The U.S.

Norway's Extol will be touring the U.S. throughout the summer in support of their brand new release, "The Blueprint Dives".

Here are the dates:

Apr. 20 - Coray Alumni Gym - Wheaton, IL
Apr. 22 - Ichthus Festival - Wilmore, KY
Apr. 24 - The Palladium - Worcester, MA (New England Metal and Hardcore Festival)

w/ Haste the Day, Embrace Today:

Apr. 26 - The Icon - Buffalo, NY
May 3 - Hyamp - Huntington, WV
May 4 - The Toneyard - Knoxville, TN
May 6 - The Complex - Memphis, TN

w/ Haste the Day, Dead to Fall, Twelve Tribes:

May 11 - The Imperial - Jacksonville, FL

Festivals:

May 13 - Cornerstone Festival - Orlando, FL
June 30 - Cornerstone Festival - Bushnell, IL (Tooth and Nail Day)
July 1 - Cornerstone Festival - Bushnell, IL
July 15 - Sonshine Festival - Willmar, MN

More dates will be announced.

Extol's brand new album, "The Blueprint Dives", will be released on May 3 through Century Media Records.

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Lamb Of God, Machine Head Tour Dates Announced

Machine Head will be joining Lamb of God and Twelve Tribes for the following dates:

May 02 Grand Rapids, MI - Orbit Room
May 03 Cincinnati, OH - Bogart's
May 04 Allentown, PA - Crocodile Rock

In other Machine Head news, the band will be embarking on a monster North American headlining tour this May in support of their current release, "Through the Ashes of Empires", as well as their upcoming live DVD. The month-long "States Turn Blue To Gray" tour will feature fellow Roadrunner Records artists Devildriver, Century Media recording artists The Haunted and Trustkill's It Dies Today. Scheduled to set sail the first week of May, immediately following Machine Head's stint on a Midwest portion of the Lamb of God tour, the "States Turn Blue To Gray" tour will continue into the first week of June, hitting major markets throughout the United States and Canada. Specifics for all dates will be posted at MachineHead1.com as they become available.

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Lamb of God Headlining Tour Dates

Lamb of God have a number of headlining shows during and after the Subliminal Verses tour. Here they are so far:

March 7 - Pittston, PA @ The Staircase (with ALL THAT REMAINS, SWORN ENEMY, GIZMACHI)
March 14 - Buffalo, NY @ Sphere Nite Club (with ALL THAT REMAINS, SWORN ENEMY, GIZMACHI)
March 17 - Winston-Salem, NC @ Ziggy's (with ALL THAT REMAINS, LUNACY DRIVEN)
March 24 - Tallahassee, FL @ Beta Bar (with CREAM ABDUL BARBAR, 27 SOUTH)
March 27 - Lubbock, TX @ South Beach (with DEVILDRIVER)
April 3 - Odessa, TX @ Dos Amigos (with DEVILDRIVER)
April 9 - Pomona, CA @ Glasshouse (with FIREBALL MINISTRY)
April 11 - Sparks, NV @ New Oasis (with FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES)
April 14 - Boise, ID @ Big Easy (with SHADOWS FALL, FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES, PALEFACE)
April 25 - Fargo, ND @ Playmakers Pavilion
April 28 - Springfield, MO @ The Rockwell

with MACHINE HEAD, TWELVE TRIBES:
May 2 - Grand Rapids, MI @ Orbit Room
May 3 - Cincinnati, OH @ Bogarts
May 4 - TBA, PA @ TBA

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Twelve Tribes Joins It Dies Today On Road

Twelve Tribes will be joining It Dies Today, If Hope Dies, Anterrabae and Winter Solstice on the road between February 10th and March 02nd, before embarking on a run with Since The Flood, The Acacia Strain and Winter Solstice that kicks off on March 18th running through March 29th. Dates and venues for both treks are as follows:

February 10th West Dundee, Illinois Clearwater Theater
February 11th Freeport, Illinois Freeport Convention Center
February 12th Louisville, Kentucky Union Station
February 13th Burns Harbor, Indiana Westport Community Club
February 14th Detroit, Michigan Alvin's
February 15th Johnstown, Pennsylvania Ace's Lounge
February 16th Binghamton, New yYork Club Ranelles
February 17th Portland, Maine The Station
February 18th Poughkeepsie, New York The Chance
February 19th Montclair, New Jersey Bloomfield Avenue Cafe & Stage
February 20th New York City, New York CBGB's
February 21st Farmingdale, New York The Downtown
February 22nd Fredericksburg, Virginia KC's
February 23rd Charlotte, North Carolina The Casbah
February 24th West Columbia, South Carolina New Brookland Tavern
February 25th Atlanta, Georgia The Masquerade
February 26th Jacksonville, Florida Thee Imperial
February 27th Orlando, Florida Back Booth
February 28th Tampa, Florida The Orpheum
March 01st Tallahassee, Florida Big Daddy's
March 02nd Augusta, Georgia Jam's
March 18th Denver, Colorado Climax Lounge
March 19th Midvale, Utah The Circuit
March 21st Orangevale, California Boardwalk (feat. HOODS)
March 22nd San Francisco, California The Pound
March 23rd West Hollywood, California The Whisky
March 24th Corona, California Showcase Theatre
March 26th El Paso, Texas House Of Rock N' Roll (feat. HOODS)
March 27th Austin, Texas The Backroom (feat. HOODS)
March 29th Fayetteville, Arkansas The Music Hall (feat. HOODS)

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Diecast To Headline US Tour

The Boston-based quintet Diecast are set to embark on a headlining U.S. tour alongside The Hoods and Winter Solstice immediately following their stint on the Heavyweights of Hardcore tour. The trek kicks off on Jan. 20th and runs through Feb. 10th. The group's highly acclaimed new album, "Tearing Down Your Blue Skies," is now available. A new video for the track "Rise and Oppose" will be shot by Kevin Leonard (Himsa, Walls of Jericho) on Jan. 19th and look for it to makes it debut in late Feb.

Diecast just wrapped up a highly successful run on the Radiotakeover.com tour alongside E-Town Concrete, Devilinside and Twelve Tribes. Jeremy Wooden (bass) checks in with the follow tour wrap-up:

We just got back from the Radiotakeover tour with E-town Concrete, Twelve Tribes and almost Devilinside. It was amazing and we had a blast with all the bands. It started off slow with smaller shows, but all the kids who went out made us all feel like we were playing in front of thousands of fans. A lot of kids came up to us after the set saying that they were a bit skeptical about our singer change and new material (mostly due to internet gossip) but after seeing us live said we were way better than we've ever been. Stand out shows on the tour were definitely, New Jersey, Massachusetts, New York (Albany and NYC) and Pennsylvania (Allentown and Philly).

Thanks to the promoters (minus 2 or 3) who treated us very well, fed us, drank with us, etc. We'd also like to thank everyone who came out to interview us on the road. Except for the two shit-bags who decided to piss all over the sofa and our singers bag (your lucky I'm a pacifist now), you were all great to us. We also got a Monster energy drink sponsorship on the road, so that kept us nice and perky for the long drives.

Well, we are home to spend time with family and enjoy the holidays and then it's back on the road in January with legends Hatebreed and Agnostic Front. I've also been informed that Tony and Mike from Devilinside will be getting something new together so be on the lookout, those guys are amazing musicians and great guys. Have a great holiday and we'll see you on the road soon.

Click here to stream the video for "Medieval" shot by acclaimed director Dale Resteghini (Fear Factory, Hatebreed, Mudvayne).

Diecast w/ Hatebreed, Agnostic Front, Love Is Red and The Autumn Offering: More...

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All That Remains To Play With Danzig, Eyes Of Fire

All That Remains are playing a show with Danzig and Eyes of Fire at The Key Club in West Hollywood, CA on December 29th. They come on at 8PM.

Other upcoming All That Remains shows: More...

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Devilinside Drop Off Of Current Tour

Minneapolis' Devilinside have officially dropped off the remainder of their current tour with Diecast, E-Town Concrete, and Twelve Tribes. Official sources cite "personal reasons" as the impetus behind their departure. According to the group's record label, the band still intends to tour with Suffocation in February.

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All That Remains Joins Killswitch Engage On Tour

ALL THAT REMAINS, the Massachusetts-based act featuring former SHADOWS FALL vocalist Philip Labonte, have been confirmed to support KILLSWITCH ENGAGE in Europe beginning on January 19. Also on the bill are TWELVE TRIBES and JOHNNY TRUANT. The band will be shooting a video for the title-track of their latest record, "This Darkened Heart", on Tuesday, November 30 with director Dale Resteghini (SHADOWS FALL, GOD FORBID).

ALL THAT REMAINS' sophomore album, "This Darkened Heart", is available on Prosthetic Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Behind Silence and Solitude" was produced by KILLSWITCH ENGAGE guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz.

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Opening Dates for Zao And Friends

ZAO will be hitting the road next year for a nationwide tour with TWELVE TRIBES, FEAR BEFORE THE MARCH OF FLAMES and THE AGONY SCENE. The first confirmed dates we have are below:

January 18 - Kansas City, MO @ El Torreon
January 20 - Colorado Springs, CO @ Navajo Hogan
January 21 - Phoenix, AZ @ Mason Jar
January 22 - Pomona, CA @ Glass House
January 27 - San Francisco, CA @ Slims
January 31 - Fort Collins, CO @ Starlight
February 2 - Iowa City, IA @ Gabe's Oasis

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