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Lilitu

Formed: 1995
From: Atlanta, GA, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Lilitu News

Below is our complete Lilitu 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.

More IEMF Tour Dates Revealed

God Dethroned have revealed on their website the dates for the International Extreme Music Fest with Nightrage, Epoch of Unlight, Hell Within, Thine Eyes Bleed and Lilitu. Dates are as follows:

Sept. 08 Grand Rapids, MI - Ten Bells
Sept. 09 Lacrosse, WI - The Warehouse
Sept. 10 Denver, CO - Bluebird
Sept. 11 Salt lake City, UT - Combat Acedemy
Sept. 12 Boise, ID - The Core
Sept. 13 Spokane, WA - Fat Tuesdays
Sept. 14 Seattle, WA - The Core
Sept. 15 Portland, OR - Rockand Roll Piazza
Sept. 16 San Francisco, CA - The Last Day Saloon
Sept. 17 Long Beach, CA - Vault 360
Sept. 18 Tuscon, AZ - Skrappy's
Sept. 19 El Paso, TX - Lucky Devils
Sept. 20 Albquerque, NM - Launchpad
Sept. 21 Ft Worth, TX - The Phoenix
Sept. 22 Houston, TX - Fitzgearlds
Sept. 23 Seminole, FL - Boomerz
Sept. 24 Ft.Lauderdale, FL - Culture Room
Sept. 25 Jacksonville, FL - Jackrabbits
Sept. 27 Atlanta, GA - Masquerade
Sept. 28 West Springfield, VA - Jaxx
Sept. 29 Charlori, PA - VFW
Sept. 30 Detroit, MI - Harpos
Oct. 01 Chicago, IL - Metro
Oct. 02 Lakewood, OH - The Phantasy Niteclub
Oct. 03 Rochester, NY - Penny Arcade
Oct. 04 New York - CBGB's
Oct. 05 Hartford, CT - Webster
Oct. 06 London, ONT - Call the Office
Oct. 07 Toronto, ONT - Opera House
Oct. 08 Montreal, QUE - Foufouns
Oct. 09 Worcester, MA - Palladium

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More International Extreme Music Festival US Dates

More dates have been announced for this fall's "International Extreme Music Festival" North American tour. The five-week trek, which is scheduled to begin in September, will include appearances by GOD DETHRONED, NIGHTRAGE, BYZANTINE, EPOCH OF UNLIGHT, HELL WITHIN, THINE EYES BLEED and LILITU. Confirmed dates so far are as follows:

Sep. 08 - Grand Rapids, MI @ Ten Bells
Sep. 10 - Denver, CO @ Bluebird
Sep. 11 – Salt lake City, UT @ Combat Acedemy
Sep. 12 - Boise, ID @ The Core
Sep. 14 - Seattle, WA @ The Core
Sep. 15 - Portland, OR @ Rockand Roll Piazza
Sep. 17 - Long Beach, CA @ Vault 360
Sep. 19 - El Paso, TX @ Lucky Devils
Sep. 20 - Albquerque, NM @ Launchpad
Sep. 22 - Houston, TX @ Fitzgearlds
Sep. 23 - Seminole, FL @ Boomerz
Sep. 24 - Ft.Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
Sep. 25 - Jacksonville, FL @ Jackrabbits
Sep. 27 - Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
Sep. 28 - West Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
Sep. 29 - Charlori, PA @ VFW
Sep. 30 - Detroit, MI @ Harpos
Oct. 01 - Chicago, IL @ Metro
Oct. 03 - Rochester, NY @ Penny Arcade
Oct. 07 - Toronto, ONT @ Opera House
Oct. 09 - Worcester, MA @ Palladium

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First International Extreme Music Festival Dates

The first dates have been announced for this fall's "International Extreme Music Festival" North American tour. The five-week trek, which is scheduled to begin in September, will include appearances by GOD DETHRONED, NIGHTRAGE, BYZANTINE, EPOCH OF UNLIGHT, HELL WITHIN and LILITU. The initial dates are as follows:

Sep. 18 – Boise, ID @ The Core
Sep. 24 – Seminole, FL @ Boomerz Boileroom
Sep. 30 – Detroit, MI @ Harpos Concert Theater
Oct. 01 – Chicago, IL @ Metro
Oct. 07 – Toronto, ONT @ Opera House

For more information, and to visit the official "International Extreme Music Festival" message board, visit IEMFtour.com.

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Nightrage Guitarist Comments On IEMF

NIGHTRAGE guitarist Marios Illiopoulos has commented on the band's participation in this fall's "International Extreme Music Festival" North American tour. The five-week trek, which is scheduled to begin in September, will include additional appearances by GOD DETHRONED, BYZANTINE, EPOCH OF UNLIGHT, HELL WITHIN and LILITU.

Stated Illiopoulos: "We are very happy to announce our participation on the fifth time of the IMEF. This is a first time for NIGHTRAGE having the chance to explore the USA territories and we feel extremely excited about this offer. We are going to give the best we are capable of and make everybody love our performances.

"NIGHTRAGE is coming, my friends, in full speed. Prepare for the best."

Exact cities and dates - which will include stops in Mexico and Colombia - will be announced soon.

NIGHTRAGE recently parted ways with vocalist Tomas Lindberg (ex-AT THE GATES, THE CROWN) due to scheduling conflicts. Replacing Lindberg on the microphone is Jimmie Strimell.

NIGHTRAGE's sophomore album, "Descent Into Chaos", was released earlier this year via Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Sweet Vengeance" was mixed at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with producer Patrik J. Sten and was mastered at Tailor Maid Production in Stockholm with Peter in de Betou.

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Nightrage, God Dethroned Confirmed For IEMF

God Dethroned, Byzantine, Nightrage, Hell Within, Epoch of Unlight and Lilitu are part of the "International Extreme Music Festival." This is the 5th time the tour has launched in North America and is one of the most respected avant-garde Metal tours of its kind. IEMF is sponsored by Metal Edge / Metal Maniacs / Blabbermouth.net / Blistering.com and info can be found at: www.IEMFTour.com. Dates to follow shortly.

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Impaled Nazarene Live Album News, Fest Cancelled

Impaled Nazarene celebrates 15 years with the release of "Death Comes in 26 Carefully Selected Pieces," the band's first official live album.

Recorded last December at Tavastia club in Helsinki, Finland, "DCI26CSP" features 26 songs from the bands catalogue, including songs from their 7” EPs.

The album was mixed (at Sonic Pump studio) by band's own soundman, Tapio Pennanen. Mika Jussila mastered the album at Finnvox studio.

Final tracklisting of "Death Comes in 26 Carefully Selected Pieces": More...

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Usurper, Hammers of Misfortune On Nothern Lights

Chicago's USURPER and San Fransisco's HAMMERS OF MISFORTUNE have been added to the lineup of the third installment of Northern Lights Festival, set to be held July 2 at The Opera House in Toronto, Canada. Other acts scheduled to perform at the festival include IMPALED NAZARENE, UNEXPECT, LILITU, WOODS OF YPRES, BRAVE, THE FIFTH SUN, AUGURY, WIDOW and ENDORPHINS.

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Lilitu Announce New Members

Atlanta's "artistic melodic dark metal" band LILITU have announced the addition of bassist Eric Smith to the group's ranks. "We are proud to have a super motivated person in the band!" the group write on their web site. Also joining the band is keyboardist Jonah Weingarten from the group PYRAMAZE.

In other news, LILITU have been added to the Atlanta date on the "Headbanger's Ball Tour" featuring CRADLE OF FILTH, ARCH ENEMY, HIMSA and BLEEDING THROUGH. The show will take place on November 13 at the Masquerade. "We go on promptly at 7PM, so everyone please get there early to catch our set!" the band write. "We will have new goodies and will be giving away a few copies of the new album. We hope to see everyone there, until then...rock on!"

LILITU's third CD, "The Delores Lesion", was released last month via The End Records.

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Lilitu Sign To The End Records

Atlanta's "artistic melodic dark metal" band LILITU have inked a deal with The End Records. The group will shortly be entering Ledbelly Sound Studio to re-record the rhythm guitars and began the final mixing process for their third CD, "The Delores Lesion". Mastering will be done at Glenn Schick Mastering and artwork will be provided by acclaimed artist Daniel Long. A June release is expected.

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