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Eighteen Visions

From: Orange County, CA, United States
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Latest Eighteen Visions News

Below is our complete Eighteen Visions 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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Eighteen Visions Debuts New Song

Eighteen Visions debuts a new song entitled "The Disease, The Decline, And Wasted Time", taken from the upcoming reunion album "XVIII", which will be released June 02nd on Rise Records.

Check out now "The Disease, The Decline, And Wasted Time" below.

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Burn Halo (Ex-Eighteen Visions) Premieres New Song

California metal rockers Burn Halo - featuring ex-Eighteen Visions singer James Hart - premiere a brand new song titled "Until The End", taken from their new album "Wolves Of War", which will be released on September 4 via eOne Music. "Wolves Of War" was produced, engineered and mixed by Fred Archambault (Avenged Sevenfold).

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Mick Morris Reportedly Passes Away

Altpress.com has reported that Mick Morris, who went by the online named "MickDeth," passed away yesterday, June 2nd. According to the story he passed away due to a heart condition.

Mick Morris was the bassist for Eighteen Visions, and formerly played bass for U.S. act Bleeding Through. At this point no official statement has been released by either band or by Mick's family.

Although his tweet's are protected, anyone who was previously following Mick online can read the final messages before his death at this location. Further details on Mick's death will be updated as they become available. More...

Read the full article at Alternative Press.

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Burn Halo Sets Release Date For Debut Album

Burn Halo, featuring former Eighteen Visions singer/songwriter, will be releasing their self-titled debut March 10 on Rawkhead Records (through Warner Music Group’s Independent Label Group).

The album’s first single, “Dirty Little Girl,” which features a guest appearance by Avenged Sevenfold’s Synyster Gates, is already getting spins on radio stations around the country, and is in regular rotation on Sirius XM Satellite Radio’s “Octane” station. A video for the track was recently shot in at the Slide Bar in Orange County, CA with Nate Weaver (Against Me!, Taking Back Sunday) at the director’s helm, and will hit the TV and Internet airwaves within the coming weeks.

Anyone who was watching the Dallas Cowboys/Baltimore Ravens football game on the NFL Network on Saturday, December 20 might have heard another song from the album, “Our House,” during the broadcast. The track will also be heard during a recap of the college football season for “College Football Now” on the NFL Network, which will air this week and weekend, and will be streamed simultaneously on the station’s website. Fans should check local listings for details. More...

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Escape the Fate to Headline US Tour in Spring

After honing their skills on the road most recently with Chiodos and Silverstein, Escape the Fate is set to headline their own six-week US tour beginning on February 5 in Pomona, CA. Tickets for all shows go on sale Saturday December 13. Main support on the tour courtesy of Florida's Black Tide with additional support from Attack Attack, William Control (Aiden) and Burn Halo (ex-Eighteen Visions).

Escape the Fate's recent release "This War is Ours" has kept the scene buzzing since its release on October 21 via Epitaph Records. Introducing vocalist Craig Mabbit (formerly of Blessthefall) and produced by John Feldmann (the Used, Story of the Year), the new record caused Buzznet.com to crash when a flurry of fan activity surrounding the release of the first single, "The Flood," overwhelmed the social networking giant's servers.

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Monument to Thieves Formed

Keith Barney, formerly of Eighteen Visions and Throwdown, among others, is now part of a new Orange County, California hardcore band called Monument to Thieves. The group also features David Richardson (As Hope Dies, Force Of Change) on vocals and Matt Horwitz (The Agony Scene, Adamantium) on drums.

The group has posted two newly recorded demo tracks on their MySpace page and will play their first show on October 26th at the Chain Reaction in Anaheim, CA.

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Ex-Eighteen Visions Guitarist Joins Love Thyne

Earlier this month Southern California metal/hardcore outfit Love Thyne added former Eighteen Visions and Throwdown member Keith Barney to their line-up on guitar. The group recently recorded some new demo material, which can be found online on the band's MySpace page.

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Never Enough Post ‘To the Bottom’ Online

NEVER ENOUGH, featuring ex-members of 18 VISIONS and LYLAH, have posted a free Mp3 download of the track “To The Bottom” online through the Corporate Punishment Podcast at the following location.

The track comes from NEVER ENOUGH’s debut, self-titled album which will be available digitally through iTunes and other major digital retailers on November 20th and in stores on December 4th.

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Never Enough Signs To Corporate Punishment

Corporate Punishment has announced the signing of Orange County’s NEVER ENOUGH (aka N3V3R 3N0U6H), the new project featuring Eighteen Visions’ guitarist (and ex-Throwdown vocalist/ Death by Stereo guitarist) Keith Barney and Drummer Trevor Friedrich, and Lylah Vocalist/Guitarist Norman Matthew.

The band will release their self produced, as-yet-untitled, debut EP on 9/11 via Corporate Punishment/Koch.

Said Guitarist/Producer Barney, "N3 is an outlet for all the love, rage and sadness in our lives. We know there are people out there that are just like us, people who still truly care about what's going on in the world around them and not just what's right in front of them."

On differences from his past project Barney adds, "lyrically we touch on politics and some other things which never happened in 18v. It's more message and idea driven, really trying to connect with people. There are songs that hit every spectrum of emotions - heavy and pissed, quiet and personal. It’s really important to me that people don’t just see this as an 18V spin-off."

As for the numbers, "everything is based in numbers- population, salaries, status, polls. Numbers represent a lot of the bad things in the world and the le tters represent communication and the things we need more of. People just can't seem to fucking get enough. Can't kill enough. Can't steal enough. Can't get thin enough. Can't get rich enough. You name it and people want more of it."

The band has posted several new tracks on their myspace page. More...

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Eighteen Visions Members Resurface In Band

Ex-Eighteen Visions members Keith Barney and Trevor Friedrich have joined forces in a group dubbed Never Enough, you can check them out here.

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Eighteen Visions Breaks Up

Orange County, California rock (one-time metal) band Eighteen Visions has called it quits. Formed in 1996, the band released several albums with Trustkill Records before jumping to Epic Records in 2004. Bassist Mick Morris sent Lambgoat a band statement:

"After several years of touring and quite a few album releases we have decided that it is time to go our seperate ways. We have been a band for a very long time and feel good about everything we were able to accomplish. At this point in our lives and our careers we feel its time to move on to something fresh and new. Whether it be music, touring or just being at home to live and enjoy life. We would like to thank all of our fans, friends and families for all of the great support over the years. We would also like to thank all of the bands we have shared the stage with and everyone who has ever worked with the band, opened a door or reached out a hand. We will be playing our final two shows in April. One in San Diego and one in Orange County. Come rock with us one more time."

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Eighteen Visions Announce More Tour Dates

So Cal-based metal band Eighteen Visions has added new dates to its in-progress tour, which is a mix of opening slots for Hinder and Staind, along with headlining gigs through mid-December.

The outing supports the Eighteen Visions' self-titled album, which was released in July. The recording is a massive leap forward from 2004's "Obsession," bringing a more arena-rock approach to many of the songs, the band said in a message posted at its website.

"People who thought they had us figured out will hear this album and be surprised," singer James Hart said.

The entire album is streaming at Eighteen Visions' MySpace page.

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Final Saw III Soundtrack Tracklisting Revealed

The current reigning champ of all of the horror film franchises – Saw – will have the third and most psychologically intense installment of the series – Saw III hit theaters on October 27th. Fans of the series will be excited to hear that the Saw III Soundtrack (Artists' Addiction Records) will feature twenty tracks from of some of the hardest, bone crushing rock bands on the planet including: Blue October, Slayer, Disturbed, Avenged Sevenfold, Ministry, and many others. Brand new exclusive tracks from Static X "No Submission," and Drowning Pool "No More," are stand out songs on the Saw III Soundtrack.

Saw III (Twisted Pictures & Lionsgate) stars Shawnee Smith and Tobin Bell. Jigsaw has disappeared. With his new apprentice Amanda (Shawnee Smith), the puppet-master behind the cruel, intricate games that have terrified a community and baffled police has once again eluded capture and vanished. While city detectives scramble to locate him, Doctor Lynn Denlon (Bahar Soomekh) and Jeff (Angus Macfayden) are unaware that they are about to become the latest pawns on his vicious chessboard.

Saw star Shawnee Smith makes a cameo singing backup vocals on Hydrovibe's track "Killer Inside" on the Saw III Soundtrack.

"I've am a huge fan of this band Hydrovibe!," commented Shawnee. "Heather St. Marie has a breathtakingly beautiful voice as powerful as my character in the Saw films: Amanda. I'm thrilled our female fan base has a movie and a soundtrack to sink our patent leather stilettos into."

Here is the final track listing for the Saw III soundtrack (as well as a couple of audio streams): More...

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Saw III Soundtrack Tracklisting, Release Revealed

Warcon Enterprises has set an October 24 release date for the "Saw III" soundtrack. The tentative list of tracks that are set to appear on the effort is as follows:

SLAYER - "Eyes Of The Insane" (exclusive remix)
MASTODON - "The Wolf Is Loose"
LAMB OF GOD - "Walk With Me In Hell"
HELMET - "Monochrome"
ALL THAT REMAINS - "This Calling"
DRAGONFORCE - "Fury Of The Storm"
CHARLIE CLOUSER - "Score Suite" (exclusive)
AS I LAY DYING - "Empty Hearts"
EVERY TIME I DIE - "Guitared & Feathered"
HYDROVIBE - "Killer Inside"
BLUE OCTOBER - "Drilled A Wire Through My Cheek"
OPIATE FOR THE MASSES - "Naked" (unreleased track)
DRY KILL LOGIC - "My Dying Heart" (unreleased track)

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Eighteen Visions and Hinder Fall Tour Dates

Eighteen Visions and Hinder will be touring together the US this fall. The following tour dates have been confirmed:

10/18 College Station, TX @ Hurricane Harry's
10/19 Odessa, TX @ Dos Amigos
10/20 San Angelo, TX @ Graham Central Station
10/21 Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theatre
10/23 Anaheim, CA @ House Of Blues
10/24 Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
10/25 Las Vegas, NV @ House Of Blues
11/2 Omaha, NE @ Sokol Auditorium
11/3 Kansas City, MO @ Beaumont Club
11/4 West Des Moines, IA @ Val Air Ballroom
11/7 Flint, MI @ Machine Shop
11/8 Pontiac, MI @ Clutch Cargo
11/10 Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue
11/11 Springfield, IL @ The Warehouse
11/12 Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
11/13 Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theatre
11/14 Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart's
11/15 Huntsville, AL @ Sammy T's

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Alice In Chains, A7X, Stonesour In Houston Fest

ALICE IN CHAINS, STONE SOUR and AVENGED SEVENFOLD are among the confirmed bands for BuzzFest XVIII, set to take place Sunday, October 8 at the Woodlands Pavilion in Houston, Texas. The festival billing is shaping up as follows:

Main Stage:


Side Stage:


Tickets go on sale Saturday, August 26 at 10:00 a.m. through Ticketmaster or LiveNation.com.

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18 Visions, Bullet For My Valentine Headline Tour

Dates have begun to come together for Eighteen Visions' run with Bullet For My Valentine, Drop Dead, Gorgeous and Escape The Fate, they include:
September 22nd Dallas, TX - Gypsy Tea Room
September 23rd Austin, TX - Emo's
September 24th Houston, TX - Meridian Bullet
September 27th Lake Buena Vista, FL - House Of Blues
September 29th St. Petersburg, FL - Jannus Landing

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Eighteen Visions Debut At No. 74, Other Notables

Eighteen Visions new self-titled album debuted at No. 74 with 11,000 units, Black Stone Cherry's self-titled debut sold 10,000 units giving them the No. 90 slot. Helmet's 'Monochrome' sold a disappointing 5,500 units giving it the No. 159 slot.

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Eighteen Visions Post 'Victim' Video Online

EIGHTEEN VISIONS's video for their track "Victim" has been posted online at the band's official web site. The clip was shot on June 15 in Los Angeles, California with director Scott Duncan, who has previously worked with INXS, among others. The video was filmed at the same location as the basement fight scenes in the "Fight Club" movie. Check out pictures from the shoot at this location.

EIGHTEEN VISIONS just finished a string of barn-burning dates with AVENGED SEVENFOLD and COHEED & CAMBRIA and are now gearing up for the Warped Tour. The band joins the traveling road show on June 30 at the Reliant Center in Houston, Texas. Tour dates can be found at this location. More...

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New Eighteen Visions Song Posted Online

A new EIGHTEEN VISIONS song has been posted online. The song is called "Victim" and is from the forthcoming self-titled album, due in stores July 18th. The band has been hard at work for the last 6 months finishing this album and are excited to get out on the road and showcase the new material. You can catch them on tour with Avenged Sevenfold and Coheed & Cambria starting April 28 in San Diego, all dates are below.

Stay tuned for more new songs as well as a special pre-order of the album where you will get lots of 18V goodies.

Keep your eyes open for an 18V CD sampler with the songs "Black And Bruised" and "Tonightless" on it, available at Hot Topic, all orders from Smartpunk, Interpunk, and Trustkill, and at your local shows.

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