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King Conquer

From: Naples, FL, United States
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Latest King Conquer News

Below is our complete King Conquer 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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Extortionist Streams New Song

Extortionist is currently streaming new track "Rejection," which features Bryan Long of King Conquer and is the debut single off "The Black Sheep," due out March 18th via We Are Triumphant. Give it a listen below.

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King Conquer Announces Lineup Changes

King Conquer has checked in with the following announcement about parting ways with two members and bringing on new recruits:

"Chris and James no longer want to be apart of King Conquer. Adam, Derick, and myself (John) aren't going anywhere.

"We've been prepared for this, and saw it coming. Being the primary songwriter of KC you'll still get the same hard hitting heaviness you expect from the band plus more.

"We're happy to welcome a few new faces to King Conquer. Ryley Dipaola will be jumping on drums, Bryan Long is the new front-man, and Jesse Kirkbride will be an additional guitar player.

"Jesse's filled in for us on bass several times. We've been friends for years, and couldn't be more happy to move on with them. If you're familiar with 'Dealey Plaza' at all you might recognize these guys."

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King Conquer Recruits Three Session Members

King Conquer has checked in with the following announcement about recruiting temporary members for upcoming tour dates:

"Hey guys, we are very sorry to announce that 3 of our members - Adam Whited, Chris Whited, and James Mislow - will not be able to do this tour because of personal/financial problems.

"We are very sad to not have them come out on this one, and we know they are very sad to not be able to attend. With that being said, we are going to have people filling these spots for just THIS tour...

Ryan Gardner from Rose Funeral - Vocals
Jesse Kirkbride from Dealey Plaza - Bass
(Longtime friend) Nate Smith - Drums

"We know this may come as a surprise to many of you and completely understand why. The members filling in have worked very hard to bring the King Conquer fans the best show possible with the situation given.

"We apologize to anyone who is a personal fan of these members, they WILL be back out on tour with us, just not this tour. Thank you for the continued support! We can't wait to see you all in August/September!"

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King Conquer Pushes Back Album Release

King Conquer has checked in with the following statement about the release of the band's new album "1776" being pushed back:

"Yes, we know you are pissed off our new album got pushed back. This has been a very long awaited release and we aren't happy about it either. BUT, it is coming out digitally on July 16th and we will have the physical release date shortly. Also, if you pre-ordered it already, we are waiting to see if you can get a download of the album on July 16th.

"So please, all we ask from you is to hang tight. You think you're pissed off? Imagine how we feel. We have non stopped toured for years now. We have been busting our asses and been doing this. So all we ask is that you have our backs and believe in us. This album is coming out. Don't worry.

"We will also have new tour dates for August/September coming hopefully within the next week. We are not slowing down. We are not going to disappoint you." More...

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King Conquer Cancels Tonight's Show

King Conquer has posted the following announcement online about canceling tonight's show due to vehicle problems:

"We're sorry to everyone in Oklahoma City, OK but we are not going to be able to make it to the show today. We got to a shop, they called around to find a used transmission for us and couldn't find one.

"We are currently going to few used car dealerships to find a used van to buy. Let's hope we find one because we don't have much money to drop on one right now.

"We suggest that everyone still goes to the show tonight at The Conservatory with The Last Ten Seconds of Life, Sworn In, & Adaliah. Don't miss this show. These bands kill it every night.

"We will make it up to you Oklahoma, don't worry. We have a lot of other touring plans this year and we will be coming back." More...

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King Conquer Posts New Lyric Video

King Conquer has released a lyric video for the track "A Day Late… and A Dollar Short," which will appear on the band's upcoming new album "1776." The lyric video can be seen below or over at the band's Facebook profile.

Speaking on the track, guitarist John Byrd commented: "The title of the track explains the theme of the song. The message is our economy isn't broken, it's fixed, and as the average citizen you're always held down by the elitists that are robbing our country blind, and collapsing this great country."

Produced by Charlie Wall (Betraying The Martyrs, Abiotic), "1776" is the follow up to 2010's "America's Most Haunted." Expanding on the meaning behind the title of the album, Byrd stated "We chose to title the album '1776' for a few reasons. First, all of our members believe we need to restore our republic that's been destroyed." Adding, "Second, I believe our band had a fresh new start with this record, as did the colonies in that year. Our writing process has improved on every aspect and we're attacking this industry with full force. We're sick of the diluted metal scene and how it's over saturated with gimmicks and choreographed stage moves. People need something authentic and real, we hope to provide them with that."

The "1776" album is set to hit stores and digital retailers this spring through Mediaskare Records. King Conquer will headlining the "Eat Your Heart Out Tour," which begins on February 1st, with support from The Last Ten Seconds of Life, Adaliah, and Sworn In. Confirmed dates for the tour are available below. More...

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King Conquer To Headline "Eat Your Heart Out" Tour

King Conquer will headline the first annual "Eat Your Heart Out Tour," with support from The Last Ten Seconds Of Life, Adaliah, and Sworn In. Confirmed dates for the tour are as follows:

2/1 Spartanburg, SC – Groundzero
2/2 Springfield, VA – Empire
2/3 Wilmington, DE – The Harmony Grange
2/4 Allentown, PA – Maingate Nightclub
2/5 Providence, RI – PVD Social Club
2/6 Berkley Heights, NJ – Berkley Heights VFW
2/7 Amityville, NY – The Spotlight
2/8 Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance
2/9 Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance
2/10 Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance
2/11 Buffalo, NY – Broadway Joe’s
2/12 Ottawa, ON – Mavericks
2/13 Brantford, ON – Club NV
2/15 Lakewood, OH – The Foundry
2/16 Barrington, IL – Penny Road Pub
2/17 Omaha, NE – The Commons
2/18 Lawrence, KS – The Bottleneck
2/19 Tulsa, OK – The Conservatory
2/20 Tyler, TX – Crossroads (w/ 2×4)
2/21 San Antonio, TX – The White Rabbit (w/ 2×4)
2/22 Austin, TX – Dirty Dog Bar (w/ 2×4)
2/24 Mobile, AL – The Box
2/26 Tampa, FL – Epic Problem More...

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King Conquer Announces "Devastation Of The Nation"

King Conquer has announced it will be embarking on the upcoming "Devastation of the Nation" tour this August and September. The currently announced tour dates are available below.

First leg with Bermuda, The Devastated, The Last Ten Seconds of Life:

August 23rd - Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum
August 24th - Mobile, AL @ Alabama Music Box
August 25th - Metairie, LA @ The Cypress
August 26th - Houston, TX @ Walters
August 27th - Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog Bar
August 28th - San Antonio, TX @ The White Rabbit
August 29th - Dallas, TX @ TomCats West
August 30th - El Paso, TX @ Lips Lounge
August 31st - Albuquerque, NM @ Gasworks
September 1st - Mesa, AZ @ The Underground
September 2nd - Fullerton, CA @ The Anchor
September 3rd - Canoga Park, CA @ The Cobalt Cafe
September 4th - Bakersfield, CA @ The Dome
September 5th - Soledad, CA @ The Castle
September 6th - Hermiston, OR @ The Grimm Den
September 7th - Tacoma, WA @ Hells Kitchen
September 8th - Bremerton, WA @ The Charleston
September 9th - Spokane, WA @ The Hop
September 10th - Boise, ID @ The Venue
September 11th - Ogden, UT @ The Basement
September 12th - Denver, CO - TBA

With Bermuda, In Dying Arms, The Last Ten Seconds of Life: More...

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The World We Knew Adds More Tour Dates

The World We Knew has added on more dates for the North American "Live For Violence Tour," which also features King Conquer. The newly updated tour schedule is as follows:

7/6: Amityville, NY @ Ollie's Point
7/7: Lemoyne, PA The Champ
7/8: Rochester, NY @ Dubland Underground
7/9: Manchester, NH @ Rocko's
7/10: Danbury, CT @ Heirloom Arts Theatre
7/11: Providence, RI @ Firehouse 13
7/12: Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Loft
7/13: Staten Island, NY @ The Warriors Warehouse
7/14: Fredericksburg, VA @ The Refuge
7/15: TBA - Help?
7/16: Southside, AL @ Andy's Music
7/17: Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theatre
7/18: Toledo, OH @ Frankie's Inner City
7/19: Wyandotte, MI @ The Active Room
7/20: Windsor, ON @ Dominion House
7/21: Hamilton, ON @ The Underground
7/22: Toronto, ON @ Rockpile
7/23: Ottawa, ON @ The Montgomery Legion
7/24: Montreal, QC @ Club Lambi
7/25: Quebec City, QC @ L’Agitée
7/26: Peterborough, ON @ Red Dog
7/27: Belleville, ON @ Parkdale Community Center
7/28: Kingston, ON @ Time To Laugh
7/29 Wilmington, DE @ The Harmony Grange More...

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Wretched Announces U.S. Tour Dates

Wretched has announced a U.S. headlining Summer 2012 tour with King Conquer starting June 14th and will continue on to Canada on July 4th, 2012 to support 3 Inches of Blood. The Charlotte, NC based Wretched released "Son Of Perdition" on March 26th, 2012 and recently completed a run on this year’s Metal Alliance tour with DevilDriver, The Faceless, and Impending Doom.

Wretched vocalist Adam Cody said, “I'm pumped to visit our Canadian fans again. Even more so because the trek will include the metal powerhouse 3 Inches of Blood. They are fun to watch live and are a genuinely nice group of dudes!”

Tour dates are as follows: More...

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King Conquer Announces New Tour Dates

King Conquer has announced dates for the band's upcoming headlining run of Canada. Titled the "Live For Violence Tour," on the run King Conquer will be accompanied by The World We Knew and Float Face Down. Dates for the tour are as follows:

7/20 Windsor, ON - Dominion House
7/21 Hamilton, ON - The Underground
7/22 Toronto, ON - Rockpile
7/23 Ottawa, ON - The Montgomery Legion
7/24 Montreal, QC - Club Lambi
7/25 Quebec City, QC - L’Agitée
7/26 Peterborough, ON - Red Dog
7/27 Belleville, ON - Parkdale Community Center
7/28 Kingston, ON - Time To Laugh

You can also check out King Conquer's recently posted music video for "6 Gallon Gasoline Stomach" at this location.

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King Conquer Releases New Music Video

King Conquer has posted a new music video online for the track "6 Gallon Gasoline Stomach," taken from the band's album "America's Most Haunted," which is available now in stores and online. For more on King Conquer, head over to the band's Facebook profile here.

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King Conquer Posts New Song Online

A pre-production version of King Conquer's new track "Tyranny" has been posted online, which is from the band's upcoming new album due out in early 2012 on Mediaskare Records. Check out the song below, or find more details on King Conquer at the band's Facebook page.

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Molotov Solution Announces New Tour Dates

American deathcore act Molotov Solution has revealed the dates for its forthcoming headline tour of the United States. Support on the trek, which is being dubbed as "The Sanitation Of Humanity Tour," will come from Burning The Masses, Destruction Of A Rose, Murder Death Kill and King Conquer. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues below:

04/01 Canoga Park, CA -- The Cobalt Cafe
04/02 Las Vegas, NV -- FeelGoods
04/03 Phoenix, AZ -- Warehouse 201
04/04 Albuquerque, NM -- El Rey Theater
04/05 Lubbock, TX -- Jake’s Sports Cafe
04/06 San Antonio, TX -- The White Rabbit
04/07 Plano, TX -- Eisenbergs Skatepark
04/08 Tulsa, OK -- Reverb
04/09 St. Louis, MO -- Fubar
04/10 Portage, IN -- Camelot Arena
04/11 Joliet, IL -- Mojoes
04/12 Columbus, OH -- The Seven Venue
04/13 Buffalo, NY -- Broadway Joe’s
04/14 Allentown, PA -- Croc Rock
04/18 Garwood, NJ -- Garwood VFW
04/19 Richmond, VA -- Jaxx
04/20 Greenville, NC -- Live
04/21 Charleston, SC -- The Oasis
04/22 Tampa, FL -- Transitions Art Gallery
04/23 Jacksonville, FL -- The Pit
04/24 Panama City, FL -- Beck’s Underground
04/25 Lawrenceville, GA -- The Boneyard Venue
04/27 Whitesburg, KY -- Letcher County Tourism Building
04/28 Glendale, WV -- Glendale Firehall

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New England Metalfest 2011 Lineup Announced

The full list of bands and dates for which they will appear has been announced for the forthcoming New England Metal And Hardcore Festival. The 2011 edition of the event is set to take place between Thursday April 14, Friday April 15, and Saturday April 16 at the Palladium in Worcester, Massachussets. The festival lineup is as follows:

Thursday, April 14:
ATTACK ATTACK!
VANNA
MYCHILDREN MYBRIDE
OUR LAST NIGHT
STRAY FROM THE PATH
ARSONISTS GET ALL THE GIRLS
BULLET FOR PRETTY BOY
LIONS LIONS
ARMOR FOR THE BROKEN
THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE
I THE BREATHER
ACROSS THE SUN
TOO LATE THE HERO
ATTILA
A PLEA FOR PURGING
DR. ACULA
THE CRIMSON ARMADA
LEGACY
COUNTERPARTS
LEGION More...

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As Blood Runs Black Posts New Song Online

AS BLOOD RUNS BLACK has posted a new track, “Resist,” on their Facebook. The song comes off the band's new album, "Instinct," which is set for a Feb. 15th release via Mediaskare Records. The band is currently headlining a tour across North America with Thick As Blood, Burning The Masses, In The Midst of Lions, I The Breather and King Conquer in the support slots.

Lech (drums) and Nick (bass) comments, “The reaction we have been receiving from fans over these past few months has made us extremely excited to unveil our new material live. We feel fortunate to see some familiar faces, as well as making new friends in each city we play. It means the world to us that after all these years, through thick and thin - it was always you guys that kept us going."

“We chose to release the song 'Resist' first because we feel it incapsulates the essence of the new album as a whole and is prime example of where we come from, where we are now and where we're going. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do and look for us on tour throughout 2011. See you all soon.” More...

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King Conquer To Support As Blood Runs Black

King Conquer has issued the following announcement about supporting As Blood Runs Black on upcoming U.S. tour dates:

"Hey everyone! We are very excited to our announce our support for the As Blood Runs Black headlining tour! We are also very thankful to be going out on the road with such awesome bands like Thick as blood, Burning the masses, In the midst of lions, I the breather and of course the heavy hitting heavy weights As Blood Runs Black! The tour also ends with a big bang right before Christmas with the 3rd annual December Decimation Fest! Check out the flyer below and get stoked! We will have our debut album 'America's Most Haunted' with us for sale and a new line of merch!"

12/02 - Los Angeles, CA @ Whisky
12/03 - San Diego, CA @ Soma
12/04 - Victorville, CA @ VVec
12/05 - Phoenix, AZ @ Nile
12/06 - Farmington, NM @ Gators
12/07 - Albuquerque, NM @ The Fusion Factory
12/08 - Oklahoma City, OK @ Conservatory
12/09 - Kansas City, MO @ El Torreon
12/10 - St. Louis, MO @ Pop's
12/11 - Detroit, MI @ Harpos
12/12 - Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
12/13 - Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theatre
12/14 - Nashville, TN @ The Muse
12/15 - Augusta, GA @ Sector 7G
12/18 - Wichita, KS @ Oz Cafe
12/19 - Dallas, TX @ Ridglea Theatre
12/21 - Las Vegas, NV @ Area 702
12/22 - Pomona, CA @ December Decimation
12/23 - Pomona, CA @ December Decimation

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King Conquer Announces Debut Album Release

Florida's King Conquer has issued the following brief announcement about releasing the band's debut full-length album "America's Most Haunted:"

"The time has finally arrived! Our debut full length 'America's Most Haunted' is releasing everywhere on November 9th! Pre orders will be up very soon for the album! A new song will be up soon, a new music video, a new merch line & new shows and tours! November 9th, America's Most Haunted is released into the public!"

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King Conquer Announces U.S. Tour

King Conquer has issued the followed announcement about upcoming tour dates alongside And Hell Followed With:

"WARNING : This may be to heavy for some individuals read on with caution. Hey everyone! What we are about to announce is going to blow your fucking mind! We are going on our very first Mediaskare tour which is called The No Mercy Tour. This tour is the heaviest thing to touch American soil. It gets better! Not only is this tour special for us, but this Suffokate's first ever headlining tour! We are more than honored to be supporting this amazing band on the road! Still not good enough?

"Did we mention that The Red Shore, And Hell Followed With, and Murder Death Kill will be dominating the country with us as well? Yes this is all true. Thanks everyone! We are extremely stoked for this and we hope you are too!"

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King Conquer Seeking New Guitarist

Florida metallers King Conquer have issued the following announcement about parting ways with their guitarist and seeking a replacement:

"Hey everyone. We recently decided to let go of a guitar player a few days ago, and we have gotten the okay from the label to go ahead and begin searching for the new 3rd guitar player to fill the spot. Considering we will be booked all of April recording 'America's most haunted' we wont have time to actually try someone out in person until May. BUT we are going to begin taking applications for the position. We have created some guidelines for the application which are listed at this location."

King Conquer's music can also be heard through sample tracks streaming at the band's MySpace page.

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