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Low Twelve

From: Bloomington, IL, United States
Last Known Status: Active

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Below is our complete Low Twelve 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.

Indianapolis Metal Fest III Announces Lineup

The Indianapolis Metal Fest III will take place September 20-21, 2013 at the Old National Centre in Indianapolis, Indiana. Among the acts features is the reformed Byzantine, as well as, Temple of Brutality, which features Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and guitarist Stet Howland (W.A.S.P.). Tickets can be purchased over at this location.

The full slate of acts to appear:

Rivers of Nihil
Seven Witches
Vicious Rumors
Angel Vivaldi More...

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Low Twelve Posts "Brutal World" Video

Low Twelve, in conjunction with Bassline Video, has produced a music video for the song "Brutal World." This song originally appeared on the band's debut CD release "Flesh of the Weak" in December of 2000. The band re-recorded the song with its current lineup in early 2011 at Sonic Haven Studios in Bloomington Illinois. This re-recording of the song will appear on the band's next CD release, "Skin in the Game," due out in early 2012 on DBC Records. The band commented on the clip:

"The music video was shot in May in the group's hometown of Bloomington Illinois at an abandoned commercial building in the process of being demolished. At the time of the video shoot, the facade and some of the parking lot was demolished, making the building safe to occupy, but leaving behind an interesting backdrop of crumbling concrete, hanging water pipes, and broken glass.

"The music video was directed, edited, and produced by Low Twelve frontman Pete Altieri with his newly formed Bassline Video company. They also hired photogapher Mary Heern of Fia Marie Photography for stills that were used in the video and for promotional purposes."

Pete Altieri also commented, "We couldn't have found a more appropriate place to film the Brutal World video. The place looked like a bomb went off, and we knew that it would look great as a backdrop for the video."

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Low Twelve Posts New Music Video Online

Low Twelve, a thrash metal band from Bloomington IL, recently completed a music video for the title track of their latest "Splatter Pattern" album. The video was filmed, edited, and produced by Low Twelve founding member Pete Altieri - who has also produced their last several music videos. The video was shot in their 12 x 12 foot practice space known to fans as the V-12 Concussion Chamber.

This is the final music video to feature long-time drummer Wes Pollock, who played his final show with the band on November 20, 2010 after 11 years of service. Wes recently completed an audio engineering program and has started recording bands under his own company called Sonic Haven Studios in Bloomington Illinois. Wes was replaced on drums by Travis Waterman, who will play his first show with Low Twelve on February 12, 2011. Travis played in bands previously with Low Twelve guitarist Meister, and has known the other members of the band for more than 10 years.

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Low Twelve Readies New Album, "Splatter Pattern"

Illinois’ LOW TWELVE are readying their new album, "Splatter Pattern" for a May 11 release. The recording of Splatter Pattern began in April 2009 with basic tracks. The release contains new songs plus a rerecording of their classic "Lines Drawn." The band will release "Splatter Pattern" on May 11, 2010 on their own label, DBC Records. In October 2009 Low Twelve filmed a video for the Splatter Pattern cut “Bodies In My Pocket.” one. This will be the first of several videos the band plans to shoot in support of the new CD.

Pete Altieri has given a rundown of "Splatter Pattern" track-by-track: More...

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