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Suicidal Tendencies

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Below is our complete Suicidal Tendencies 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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Sepultura Confirmed For Wacken Open Air 2011

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:

Blind Guardian
Excrementory Grindfuckers
Ozzy Osbourne
Suicidal Tendencies
Warrant (Ger)

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Suicidal Tendencies Postpones Last 5 Tour Dates

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

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Suicidal Tendencies Posts Tour Video Report

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

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Ozzy Osbourne Confirmed For Wacken 2011

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.

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Suicidal Tendencies Posts New Tour Promo Online

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

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Suicidal Tendencies Posts Tour Promo Online

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...

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Municipal Waste Announces New Tour Dates

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

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Suicidal Tendencies Announces US Tour Dates

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

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First Bands Confirmed For Wacken 2011

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.

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Suicidal Tendencies Added To Epicenter Festival

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.

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Suicidal Tendencies DVD Video Clip Posted Online

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:

1. Intro
2. I Shot Reagan
3. War Inside My Head
4. Subliminal
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
15. Institutionalized
16. Pledge Your Allegiance

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Lemmy Narrates Motocross Documentary

"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.

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Suicidal Tendencies Announces DVD Tracklisting

Suicidal Tendencies has revealed the full tracklisting for the band's upcoming "Live At The Olympic Auditorium" DVD. The band's first official DVD ever will street January 26, 2010 via the band’s own imprint, Suicidal Records. The approximately 80-minute DVD features 16 tracks including ST classics “Institutionalized,” “War Inside My Head,” and “Possessed To Skate.”

Elaborated Suicidal Tendencies founding vocalist Mike Muir: "The band started getting emails from some crazy guy that always said, 'I know you'll probably think I'm crazy, but I'm not. I'm wanna book ST for a show and I got this idea...'. Well, one by one we shot down the 'unique' ideas until one time he emailed and said the Olympic Auditorium was being bought by a Korean Church. Shouldn't it be sent off with a special last gig? The band agreed and then the work began. The promoter -- Evel Dick Donato who went on to win Big Brother -- tells a bit about the show, making of etc. on the intro. Lots of drama, none more than the day before the show when I woke up and couldn't walk. But the show must go on and the back surgery would have to wait till afterwards. SUICIDAL recorded live at the Olympic Auditorium in front of 4,000 Cycos...but now you can enjoy it in the safety of your living room."

Here's the complete "Live At The Olympic Auditorium" DVD tracklisting:

1. Intro
2. I Shot Reagan
3. War Inside My Head
4. Subliminal
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
15. Institutionalized
16. Pledge Your Allegiance

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Suicidal Tendencies To Release Two CDs

Mike Muir, the frontman of crossover thrash metal legends Suicidal Tendencies, recently revealed in an interview with Abort Magazine that the band is planning to release a new album at the end of this year, as well as a live album in the meantime. An excerpt from the interview reads as follows:

"We haven’t done a record in ten years, but we have done a lot in that time. We have people coming up to us saying ‘You know, you guys are doing shows, why don’t you put a record out and tour off that?’ That’s not what Suicidal is about. It's not doing it just because you don’t think you will get another chance, I want to get out there and prove we are better than we ever were. So going out there the last two years, we have kind of re-baptized the converted, reminding people why they love Suicidal, get them on the phone after the show calling up their friends. If you don’t have that excitement, there is something wrong. We’re getting that excitement out there, where people are really excited about a new record. We’re kind of putting out the old stuff, clearing the deck, like with the DVD, we’ve got a live CD straight from the board from 1995 when Infectious grew, Robert Trujillo on bass and stuff, something straight off the board that you can say, wow, that was 15 years ago.

"With Suicidal, we have two CDs coming out, the one, I call it the Mike Clark record, and I call it that because we got Mike (ST rhythm guitarist) into Suicidal after working with him and the band No Mercy he came in on How Will I Laugh Tomorrow after 1987’s Join The Army. Half of ‘How Will I Laugh’ was actually songs for No Mercy. That was another no brainer, like with Eric, why weren’t we using this for Suicidal? More...

Read the full article at AbortMag.com.

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Suicidal Tendencies Posts Update

California based crossover thrash metal legends Suicidal Tendencies has checked in with a message updating fans on recent goings on as well as what to expect in the new year. The message reads as follows:

"Happy Holidays to all! Hope 2009 was good to you and 2010 is even better! Here's a quick update: First wanted to give a big thanks to Affliction and all that made it to the Long Beach Arena on the 19th. Here's a video that was shot by the Affliction crew and posted:

"Last year ended up quite busy and next year should be totally Cyco. 2010 will be a full on year for ST and IG. STarting the year off right, the new vans ST shoes will be out January 1st. Check your local vans store to pick up a pair or two. With two models to choose from, you can't lose with either. Also, on January 27th, the ST DVD Live at the Olympic Auditorium will finally be released. After the new year we'll have complete details on the DVD, more info and pictures of the Vans/ ST collaboration, new info on the upcoming ST CDs and other releases...and of course tour dates. And every month we'll have a preview of what's coming up. We're real excited about all the projects, collaborations and CDs which will be out this year." More...

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Uncle Sam's Debut Album To Be Reissued

80's crossover thrash band Uncle Slam's debut album, "Say Uncle" (1988), is being worked on and slated for reissue in January 2010. "Say Uncle" was originally released on LP and cassette and featured ex-Suicidal Tendencies drummer, Amery Smith.

The album was produced by metal veteran Randy Burns who is known for his work on metal classics such as "Peace Sells…Who’s Buying?" (Megadeth), "Extreme Aggression" (Kreator), "Darkness Descends" (Dark Angel), "Survive" (Nuclear Assault) and "Seven Churches" (Possessed).

"Say Uncle" also features the timeless illustrations by Michael Seiff (Suicidal Tendencies, No Mercy, Excel and Wasted Youth). Before disbanding in the mid 90's UNCLE SLAM eventually released three albums ("Say Uncle," "Will Work For Food" and "When God Dies").

Divebomb Records will be releasing this long lost classic on CD for the first time outside Japan. It has been remastered by none other than Jamie King at The Basement Studios.

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Deftones Gives Benefit Shows Recap

The Deftones has issued the following update about the benefit shows held for bassit Chi Cheng:

"Deftones would like to thank all of the incredible artists, sponsors, crew, supporters, fans and friends who made last Thursday and Friday an overwhelming success. The two night event commenced with special sets by POD, Far and Cypress Hill on night one. Deftones opened their Thursday night set with a brand new song 'Rocket Skates' and continued through a show that included 'Elite,' 'Be Quiet and Drive,' and 'My Own Summer.'

"Each night the band was joined by some of Deftones' and Chi's close friends for some special collaborations exclusive to the nights. Night one included Ben Kenney from Incubus on 'Street Carp,' Mike Shinoda and Tommy Lee on 'Anniversary of an Uninteresting Event,' Xzibit on 'Back to School,' Jonah and Shawn from Far on the Jawbox cover 'Savory,' and Cypress Hill joining Deftones for a full band version of Cypress' 'Rock Superstar.'

"Friday night opened with longtime Chi Cheng favorites Fungo Mungo and Will Haven. Special guests on night two included Robert Trujillo (Metallica), Dave Lombardo (Slayer), Daron Malakian (System of A Down) and Alexi Laiho (Children of Bodom) on a punishing cover of Metallica's 'Battery,' an ensemble performance of Suicidal Tendencies' 'War Inside My Head' with members of Suicidal, and Daron, John Dolmayan, and Shavo Odadjian of System performing 'Aerials' and 'Toxicity' with Chino on vocals.

"Coupled with the online auction, Deftones will likely reach their goal of raising six figures for Chi..."

Read the full article at Deftones MySpace Blog.

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Sunday Old School: Suicidal Tendencies

Hardcore is such a great means for getting rid of some teenage angst and aggression. Though that's not what really attracted me to the style, it was beneficial many times. While being far from the greatest song in history, I know I related to the underlying issue: that we're a product of the environment that our own families put us in, while at the same time leveling accusations at us that we're "out of step." If you don't like the song, I imagine you'll love the video.

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Thrash Metal's "Big Four" To Tour?

According to Slayer guitarist Kerry King, a dream tour featuring Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax could well be in the works. Speaking to Britain's Metal Hammer magazine, King stated:

“I’ve heard people referencing Lars. I don’t know Lars that well and I haven’t heard it from Lars but apparently he’s talking to somebody about it. Maybe us, Metallica, Megadeth (and), I think he even threw in Anthrax and I said in this day and age, I know we had that time together but how do you leave out Machine Head? There’s better options than Anthrax and that’s nothing against Anthrax, but they’ve just been in pieces for quite some time and that doesn’t make as much sense to me."

The closest the world has got to having the "Big Four" tour together came in 1991 when Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax were joined on tour by the up and coming Alice In Chains, who stepped in for Bay Area thrashers Death Angel, on the Clash Of The Titans tour. The tour also went to Europe where Megadeth and Slayer performed without Anthrax and Alice In Chains but with Suicidal Tendencies and Testament.

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Suicidal Tendencies Posts New Video Online

Crossover thrash metal legends Suicidal Tendencies has posted their new music video online for the song, "Come Alive." You can check it out below. The song comes from the bands new compilation album, "Year Of The Cycos" which features material from Suicidal Tendencies, Infectious Grooves and Cyco Miko. More...

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