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Suicidal Tendencies front man, Mike Muir will release Cyco Miko "The Mad Mad Muir Musical Tour" album in October. Former Suicidal Tendences/Infectious Grooves band mate, bassist Mike Trujillo (Metallica) joins the foray as well as Fletcher Dragge (Pennywise) and Brooks Wackerman. "The Mad Mad Muir Musical Tour" features new tracks from Cyco Miko and unreleased Infectious Grooves songs.
"The Mad Mad Muir Musical Tour" track listing is as follows:
3. All The Way
4. Got Feeling
7. Done Gone Stupid
8. Full Of It
9. Hang On (The Fight Song)
10. Logical Thoughts Of A Lunatic
11. Who's Next
12. What It Is!
13. S.lo Death
Progressive instrumental supergroup T.R.A.M, which features members of Animals As Leaders, Suicidal Tendencies and The Mars Volta, has posted a new song online taken from the band's forthcoming debut "Lingua Franca." You can check out the song, which is titled "Endeavor," by using the player below.
Adrian Terrazas (The Mars Volta) - Saxophone, Flute, Bass Clarinet, Percussion
Javier Reyes (Animals As Leaders) - Guitars
Tosin Abasi (Animals As Leaders) - Guitars
Eric Moore (Suicidal Tendencies) - Drums
The organisers of the Czech Republic's Brutal Assault festival has announced a further three confirmations for this year's event. Newly added to the bill are Scottish hardcore punk/crossover thrash legends The Exploited, Bay Area thrash veterans Forbidden and American mathcore outfit The Dillinger Escape Plan. The festival will take place from August 11th-13th in Josefov, Czech Republic.
The lineup is as follows: More...
More bands have now been confirmed to appear at the upcoming Summer Breeze Open Air 2011, which is set to take place from August 18th - 20th in Germany. The newest additions to the festival are Benighted, Blitzkid, Deadlock, God Dethroned, Hackneyed, Mad Sin, Postmortem, and Powerwolf.
Supergroup T.R.A.M, which features members of Animals As Leaders, Suicidal Tendencies and The Mars Volta, has announced its signing with Sumerian Records. The band's debut outing "Lingua Franca" will be released through the label in May. Multi-instrumentalist Adrian Terrazas of The Mars Volta commented on T.R.A.M. by saying:
"Tosin Abasi and I were originally introduced by a mutual friend, Raanen Bozzio, last summer. This meeting also served as my first introduction to Animals As Leaders and Javier Reyes. Since then, Abasi, Reyes and I have developed a great relationship.
"We got together almost every day to try out ideas and after a month we had already formulated a majority of the record. At this point we contacted Eric Moore, an incredible drummer and the most joyful person to be around, and soon everything we had envisioned rhythmically came together on our fist meeting/recording session (at the Farias productions studios) on what is now T.R.A.M.
"I never know how people will respond to our music, I just never know! My goal is to try to instill a strong feeling or energy in people and I feel that collectively we achieved this goal tenfold with this new project. We all have a great enthusiasm and desire to perform this material live and see this band further develop. We look forward to hearing what you all think of it."
Saxophone, Flute, Bass Clarinet, Percussion – Adrian Terrazas (The Mars Volta)
Guitars – Javier Reyes (Animals As Leaders)
Guitars – Tosin Abasi (Animals As Leaders)
Drums – Eric Moore (Suicidal Tendencies)
Aborted, As I Lay Dying, and Crowbar have now been confirmed to perform at the 2011 edition of the Summer Breeze festival, which is set to take place from August 18th - 20th, 2011. Additional details on the festival can be found here. The currently announced lineup is as follows:
As I Lay Dying
Hail of bullets
Devil sold his soul More...
The organizers of the Summer Breeze fest have issued the following announcement about Hammerfall headlining the 2011 edition of the festival:
"Merry Christmas! Now that we're halfway through our Advent Calendar, which has had plenty of killer bands so far, we want to present you the first headliner for Summer Breeze 2011: Hammerfall.
"They are one of the most relevant and successful heavy metal bands of the last 15 years, yet they have never played at Summer Breeze. It's about time to change that! We are extremely happy to present Hammerfall as one of this year's headliners! The undisputed leaders of true metal have loads of metal anthems and catchy melodies under their belt, after they almost single-handedly put traditional power metal back on the map with their glorious 1997 debut 'Glory To The Brave.'
"And what started as a fairytale became a metal dream come true, including high chart entries all over Europe for every one of their seven studio albums. If each of you goes back in time for a minute, you will certainly remember at least one metal party where you were banging your fists singing along to hymns such as 'Steel Meets Steel', 'Hearts on Fire' or 'Heeding The Call'. To put it in their own words: 'Brothers unite! Let's stand up and fight!'" More...
California metal veterans Suicidal Tendencies have announced the dates for its forthcoming headline tour of Australia.
May 12 - Gold Coast, AUS - Coolangatta Hotel ( 18+)
May 13 - Brisbane, AUS - The Hi-Fi (18+)
May 14 - Sydney, AUS - The Metro (LIC A/A)
May 15 - Melbourne, AUS - Billboard ( 18+)
May 17 - Adelaide, AUS - Fowlers (LIC A/A)
May 18 - Perth, AUS - The Capitol (18+)
Brazilian thrash metal legends Sepultura have been confirmed as the latest band for next year's edition of Germany's famous Wacken Open Air festival, which will take place fom August 4th-6th. The lineup is now as follows:
Suicidal Tendencies has issued the following message regarding their recent decision to postpone their last five tour dates:
"It's always great to hit the East Coast and catch up with alot of our friends/ bands/ family.
Unfortunately the NYC show will be the last show of this tour. Sadly, one of the band members had a parent pass away suddenly and needed to fly home to be with his family in this difficult time and handle all the funeral arrangements, etc. With heavy hearts, the band decided it would be best to postpone the remaining ST shows and make them up sometime next year. We appreciate your understanding, your thoughts and your prayers. Please give us a few days and we will try and let those who already have tickets, how to get refunds, etc. Again, we are so sorry to have to postpone these shows, but hope that everyone will be able to understand, and we'll do our best to make the dates up."
Effected dates are as follows:
11/17 - Metro – Chicago, IL
11/18 - Cabooze – Minneapolis, MN
11/20 - Summit – Denver, CO
11/21 - Sunshine Theatre – Albuquerque, NM
Cross over thrash kings SUICIDAL TENDENCIES are currently making their way through the U.S. on their long-anticipated Join The Army/ Deja Vu Tour 2010. Check out the recently issued video update from the band below:
Remaining SUICIDAL TENDENCIES tour dates are as follows:
11/02/2010 Pops – St. Louis, MO
11/04/2010 Meridioen – Houston, TX
11/06/2010 Palladium Showroom – Dallas, TX
11/07/2010 Fun Fun Fun Fest – Austin, TX
11/09/2010 State Theatre – Tampa, FL
11/10/2010 Firestone – Orlando, FL
11/12/2010 9:30 Club – Washington, DC
11/13/2010 Palladium – Worcester, MA
11/14/2010 Terminal 5 - New York, NY
11/15/2010 Altar Bar - Pittsburgh, PA
11/17/2010 Metro – Chicago, IL
11/18/2010 Cabooze – Minneapolis, MN
11/20/2010 Summit – Denver, CO
11/21/2010 Sunshine Theatre – Albuquerque, NM
Heavy metal godfather Ozzy Osbourne has been confirmed for a headlining performance at next year's edition of Germany's famous Wacken Open Air festival. Ozzy will be headlining on thursday the 22nd of August, which is the first day of the event. Other bands confirmed for the festival so far include Suicidal Tendencies, Blind Guardian, Apocalyptica, Mayhem and Avantasia.
Thrash icons Suicidal Tendencies and nu-metal hard rockers (hed)P.E. have posted a new tour promo video online. You can view the short teaser clip below:
Suicidal Tendencies tour dates:
October 15 – Reno, NV - Knitting Factory
October 16 – Portland, OR - Roseland
October 17 – Seattle, WA - Showbox
October 20 – San Francisco, CA - Fillmore
October 22 – Las Vegas, NV - House of Blues
October 26 – Colorado Springs, CO - Black Sheep
October 29 – Detroit, MI - Harpos
October 30 – Milwaukee, WI - Eagles
October 31 – Cleveland, OH - Peabodys
November 2 – St. Louis, MO - Pops
November 4 – Houston, TX - Meridien
November 6 – Dallas, TX - Palladium Showroom
November 7 – Austin, TX - Fun Fun Fun Fest
November 9 – Tampa, FL - State Theatre
November 10 – Orlando, FL - Firestone
November 12 – Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
November 13 – Worcester, MA - Palladium
November 17 – Chicago, IL - Metro
November 18 – Minneapolis, MN - Cabooze
November 20 – Denver, CO - Summit
November 21 – Albuquerque, NM - Sunshine Theatre
Crossover thrash legends Suicidal Tendencies has posted a new a new promotional video online for their forthcoming North American tour. You can check it out below. The tour is in support of their new studio album, "Join The Army/Déjà Vu" which is a collection of re-recorded songs from the band's back catalogue. More...
Richmond, Virginia crossover thrash act Municipal Waste has announced a series of concert dates taking place across the United States with various bands. The band will joining High On Fire, Suicidal Tendencies, Kylesa as well as local support acts on select dates.
Municipal Waste tour dates:
October 8 – Tankcrimes Brainsqueeze Fest – Oakland Metro – Oakland, CA
October 9 – Oakland Metro – Oakland, CA
October 31 – The Fest – The Venue – Gainesville, FL
November 2 – Hi-Tone Cafe – Memphis, TN (w/HIGH ON FIRE, KYLESA)
November 3 – Downtown Music Hall – Little Rock, AR
November 4 – Warehouse Live – Houston, TX (w/ SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, HIGH ON FIRE, KYLESA)
November 5 – The Riverfront Warehouse – Shreveport, LA (w/ HIGH ON FIRE, KYLESA)
November 6 – Fun Fun Fun Fest – Waterloo Park – Austin, TX
November 9 – The End – Nashville, TN
November 10 – V Club – Huntington, WV
SUICIDAL TENDENCIES has announced that they will embark on a U.S. tour this October. Set to commence on October 15 and roll through late November with additional dates to be announced soon, the trek coincides with the "No Mercy Fool!/The Suicidal Family" album released September 7 via the band’s own Suicidal Records.
"No Mercy Fool!/The Suicidal Family" features re-recorded tracks from SUICIDAL TENDENCIES' second album, "Join The Army," originally released in 1987, as well as tunes from the second full-length from "No Mercy," SUICIDAL TENDENCIES guitarist Mike Clark's speed metal band (which found ST vocalist Mike Muir on vocals) from 1986. Also included is a new version of the classic ST track, "Possessed To Skate." A video for the song is also in the works.
SUICIDAL TENDENCIES U.S. Tour dates are as follows:
10/15/2010 Knitting Factory - Reno, NV
10/16/2010 Roseland - Portland, OR
10/17/2010 Showbox - Seattle, WA
10/20/2010 Fillmore - San Francisco, CA
10/22/2010 House Of Blues - Las Vegas, NV
10/26/2010 Black Sheep - Colorado Springs, CO
10/29/2010 Harpo’s - Detroit, MI
10/30/2010 Eagles - Milwaukee, WI
10/31/2010 Peabody’s - Cleveland, OH
11/02/2010 Pops - St. Louis, MO
11/04/2010 Meridioen - Houston, TX
11/06/2010 Palladium Showroom - Dallas, TX
11/07/2010 Fun Fun Fun Fest - Austin, TX
11/09/2010 State Theatre - Tampa, FL
11/10/2010 Firestone - Orlando, FL
11/12/2010 9:30 Club - Washington, DC
11/13/2010 Palladium - Worcester, MA
11/17/2010 Metro - Chicago, IL
11/18/2010 Cabooze - Minneapolis, MN
11/20/2010 Summit - Denver, CO
11/21/2010 Sunshine Theatre - Albuquerque, NM
Although this year's edition of Germany's famous Wacken Open Air festival only finished yesterday, the first bands have been confirmed for next year's event. Crossover legends Suicidal Tendencies will be performing at the festival, as will Finland's Apocalyptica and German power metal outfit Avantasia. Not only that, but Blind Guardian will also be performing their only German show of 2011 at Wacken. Stay tuned for more information and more confirmations.
California crossover thrash legends Suicidal Tendencies have just been added to the 2010 edition of the Epicenter Festival taking place on Saturday, September 25 and Sunday, September 26 2010 at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA.
Other acts scheduled to appear include Kiss, Bad Religion, Rise Against, Papa Roach, Eminem and A Day To Remember. For the full line-up check out EpicenterFestival.com.
Metal Hammer has posted a video of Suicidal Tendencies' "War Inside My Head" from their new DVD, "Live at the Olympic Auditorium." "Live at the Olympic Auditorium" was recorded in their hometown of Los Angeles, California and this clip is the first from the band's new DVD to be made available online.
The complete tracklisting for "Live At The Olympic Auditorium" is as follows:
2. I Shot Reagan
3. War Inside My Head
5. Ain’t Gonna Take It
6. Suicidal Failure
7. We Are Family
8. Possessed To Skate
9. I Saw Your Mommy
10. Waking The Dead
11. Show Some Love...Tear It Down!
12. Cyco Vision
13. Two-Sided Politics
14. Won’t Fall In Love Today
16. Pledge Your Allegiance
"Mind of the Demon: The Larry Linkogle Story" is a documentary film narrated by Lemmy Kilmeister of Motorhead screening at Slamdance on Jan 23 & 26. There’s original music from Suicidal Tendencies, Greg Hetson of Circle Jerks, Redd Kross and Bad Religion, Jason Hill of Louis XIV and Marco D. Leone with additional music is from Motorhead and Black Flag. Writer, director and producer Adam Barker says “From my first day of working with Larry I knew that Lemmy had to narrate the film. There was no second choice. Larry is the overlord of FMX and Lemmy is the overlord of metal. When we asked Lemmy backstage at one of his concerts to sign on I told him ‘there was no second choice…and if he died we’d be fucked.’ Lemmy said, ‘I’d blast up from hell and still do it!!’ True story.”
Here’s the synopsis of the documentary:
Mind of the Demon: The Larry Linkogle Story is a brutally honest look into life and mind of one of the most out-spoken, forward-thinking, visionaries ever to come out of the motor-sports industry. Larry Linkogle is a world-record holding dirt-bike legend whose off-the-cuff antics and aggressive "never sell out" attitude was the spark the kick-started the entire freestyle motocross revolution. But as the new sport took off beyond expectations, so did Larry’s battles with his inner demons. Both a thrilling recreation of the rise of freestyle motocross and a heart-wrenching account of the demise of the sport's most infamous legend, Mind of the Demon's timeline is told through incredible archival footage, and interviews with every top industry name. Past and present storylines intertwine to drive the film toward one of only two possible conclusions: one of the most unlikely inspirational comeback stories of all time or a nosedive into a black hole of self-destruction. Narrated by LEMMY KILMEISTER
"Mind of a Demon: The Larry Linkogle Story" will be shown at the following film festivals (which run in conjunction with Sundance Film Festival):
Location: Treasure Mountain Inn, 255 Main Street, Park City, UT
Screening dates and times: Saturday, January, 23 at 10:00AM and Tuesday, January 26 at 10:30PM
X-Dance: Action Sports Film Festival
Location: X-dance Theatre 272 S. Main St., Salt Lake City, UT
Screening date and time : Sunday, January 24 at 7:35pm
You can watch the trailer here.