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Formed: 1998
From: MA, United States
Last Known Status: Active

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Shadows Fall Drop Off Tour To Wrap Up Recording

Atlantic Recording Group Shadows Fall has reluctantly decided that the intensity of their current recording sessions has made it impossible for the band to hit the concert trail next month for their previously announced shows with Killswitch Engage and Bury Your Dead. The Springfield, MA-based rock outfit is hard at work in the studio with producer Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Stone Sour, Rush) recording their highly anticipated Atlantic debut, due in early 2007.

"We are all very disappointed that we will not be able to hit the road with our friends in Killswitch Engage and Bury Your Dead," said Shadows Fall lead singer Brian Fair.

"Originally, we had hoped to complete the recording of our new album in time for the beginning of the tour on November 9th, but now it appears that will not be possible. New ideas have continued to surface and push the songs into new directions that we have to pursue. Making the best album possible is our number one priority and something we must focus on one hundred percent at this time. We sincerely apologize to all the people that planned on coming to see us at these shows, but our absence is no reason not to go and support this tour. Our bros from New England in Killswitch Engage and Bury Your Dead will be throwing it down the way only they can and this should not be missed by anyone!! We will keep you posted as we wrap up the album and make plans to get back on the road."

The Killswitch Engage/Bury Your Dead itinerary will begin as scheduled on November 9th at Tremont Music Hall in Charlotte, NC, with dates continuing through December 20th at Lupo's at The Strand in Providence, RI. Massachusetts' All That Remains will be part of the tour's lineup through the November 26th show at the Big Easy Concert House in Spokane, WA.

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All That Remains Play Oklahoma City

I got set to interview All That Remains at around 6:30 (video and transcript comming soon). Phil wasnt feeling well so I interviewed Oli. He was awesome and gave a good 10-minute interview.

I got on the front row literally 4-5 feet from the band and stage, which is an awesome way to see a concert. Horse the Band came on-stage first. They are a 5 piece (keyboardist being the odd part) and were all fairly young guys. I've heard of Horse before but had never found the time to listen to them. Unfortunatly they had mic problems and you could barely hear the singer, even with how close I was to the band. The music was good, but the keyboards were mediocre and made you wish they would just play music. In many songs they left space for a keyboard-solo, which was kind of boring. The crowd was pretty into them, especially during "Anti-pizza." They played a 6 song set, but during their last 2 songs the bass player's equipment broke, and caused a lot more problems. I felt bad for them, as they were quite decent despite the problems and keyboardist.

After a long pause to fix equipment and finally All That Remains got on stage. The crowd was totally into them, and it seemed like they should have been the headliners. They started off with "For Salvation" and Phil was really on fire. He was flying around the stage and playing to the crowd really well. He displayed a lot of charisma, which ignited the crowd. They promised a half-and-half 8 song set and really delivered. They played Death In My Arms, Air That I Breathe, It Dwells In Me, Weak Willed, Tattered on My Sleeve, This Darkened Heart and This Calling. The set was amazing and they left a 5 minute slot for Oli to show off his guitar prowess.

Unfortunatly I had work the next day and had to leave before Dragonforce got to play any songs. Thankfully I went for All That Remains and was not disapointed.

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All That Remains Book Some Headlining Dates

All That Remains have booked a number of headlining/festival dates for the near future, here's the schedule:
October 12th El Paso, TX - Chic's Bar & Billiards)
October 13th Lubbock, TX - Winchester Pavilion)
October 14th Fort Worth, TX - Ridglea Theater ("Ridglea Metalfest")
October 15th San Antonio, TX - White Rabbit)
October 29th Asbury Park, NJ - Convention Hall Complex ("Saints And Sinners Festival")
November 10th Batavia, NY - Genessee Community College (Feat. New Skin, A Thousand Shades Of Cold)
The band will follow it up by heading to the UK for their previously announced run with Dragonforce.

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Final Saw III Soundtrack Tracklisting Revealed

The current reigning champ of all of the horror film franchises – Saw – will have the third and most psychologically intense installment of the series – Saw III hit theaters on October 27th. Fans of the series will be excited to hear that the Saw III Soundtrack (Artists' Addiction Records) will feature twenty tracks from of some of the hardest, bone crushing rock bands on the planet including: Blue October, Slayer, Disturbed, Avenged Sevenfold, Ministry, and many others. Brand new exclusive tracks from Static X "No Submission," and Drowning Pool "No More," are stand out songs on the Saw III Soundtrack.

Saw III (Twisted Pictures & Lionsgate) stars Shawnee Smith and Tobin Bell. Jigsaw has disappeared. With his new apprentice Amanda (Shawnee Smith), the puppet-master behind the cruel, intricate games that have terrified a community and baffled police has once again eluded capture and vanished. While city detectives scramble to locate him, Doctor Lynn Denlon (Bahar Soomekh) and Jeff (Angus Macfayden) are unaware that they are about to become the latest pawns on his vicious chessboard.

Saw star Shawnee Smith makes a cameo singing backup vocals on Hydrovibe's track "Killer Inside" on the Saw III Soundtrack.

"I've am a huge fan of this band Hydrovibe!," commented Shawnee. "Heather St. Marie has a breathtakingly beautiful voice as powerful as my character in the Saw films: Amanda. I'm thrilled our female fan base has a movie and a soundtrack to sink our patent leather stilettos into."

Here is the final track listing for the Saw III soundtrack (as well as a couple of audio streams): More...

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Saw III Soundtrack Tracklisting, Release Revealed

Warcon Enterprises has set an October 24 release date for the "Saw III" soundtrack. The tentative list of tracks that are set to appear on the effort is as follows:

SLAYER - "Eyes Of The Insane" (exclusive remix)
EIGHTEEN VISIONS - "Victim"
MASTODON - "The Wolf Is Loose"
LAMB OF GOD - "Walk With Me In Hell"
HELMET - "Monochrome"
ALL THAT REMAINS - "This Calling"
DRAGONFORCE - "Fury Of The Storm"
CHARLIE CLOUSER - "Score Suite" (exclusive)
AS I LAY DYING - "Empty Hearts"
EVERY TIME I DIE - "Guitared & Feathered"
HYDROVIBE - "Killer Inside"
BLUE OCTOBER - "Drilled A Wire Through My Cheek"
OPIATE FOR THE MASSES - "Naked" (unreleased track)
DRY KILL LOGIC - "My Dying Heart" (unreleased track)

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This Week In Metal - August 31st, 2006 *Late*

Im aware of the fact that its a little late, and pushed closely together with TWIM for 9-8-06 but nonetheless I would hate to see you guys miss out on a week of news. So without further ado the records chart courtesy of CMJ :


RankL/WBandAlbumWeeksPeak
13HatebreedSupremecy21
22SlayerChrist Illusion 32
31SYLThe New Black41
44All That RemainsThe Fall of Ideals42
56The Human AbstractNocturne35
6-Bury Your DeadBeauty & The Breakdown26
7 *GwarBeyond Hell17
85UnearthIII: The Eyes Of Fire35
94VoivodKatorz36
107Shadows FallFallout From The War41

Hatebreed becomes our third #1 ever, beyond Shadows Fall and SYL. It is amazing for them as a band to completly jump Slayer. All That Remains maybe just hitting stride in their young career, the success of this album and the sales and touring they are doing are pushing them over the top of their genre. Bury Your Dead returns to the chart with strong sales following a bouncey chart release. And the boys from Shadows Fall look like their run of 4 weeks in the chart might end as they slip to the #10 slot.

Onto the singles, courtesy of MusicMatch:

RankL/WBandSongWeeksPeak
15Stone Sour30-30/15041
21UnearthThe Glorious Nightmare31
38SYLYou Suck33
43The Human AbstractCrossing the Rubicon22
54MastodonThe Wolf Is Loose24
69Shadows FallWill To Rebuild41
7-BTBAMMalpractice17
86Lamb of GodRedneck42
97All That RemainsThis Calling27
1010SlayerCult31

Not much change to the charts other then that of Stone Sour resurging to the #1 slot after never reaching it within the first four weeks. Between The Buried and Me makes a debut with Malpractice and the bottom of the chart holds strong with Slayer staying in the #10 slot. All four #1's in the charts 4 weeks remain, including the only 2 songs to be on all 4 weeks.

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All That Remains Reveal Next Single

Massachusetts-based metal act ALL THAT REMAINS has posted two additional tracks from the bands highly-acclaimed new record, The Fall of Ideals online. The band has added Not Alone and The Air I Breathe to its MySpace page; the latter will be the albums second single and video. The forthcoming music video will be filmed in early September in Southern California with veteran director Darren Doane (Every Time I Die, Atreyu).

The band is currently gearing up for a North American run; they will be providing direct support to British power-metallers DragonForce.

ALL THAT REMAINS scanned nearly 13,000 copies of The Fall of Ideals opening week, landing at #75 on the Billboard Top 200. Earning Kerrang!s perfect score of 5 Ks, The Fall of Ideals is the follow-up to 2004s This Darkened Heart which spawned three videos and took the band on the road alongside Gwar, Arch Enemy, and the inaugural run of Sounds of The Underground. More...

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This Week In Metal - August 24th, 2006

A third week, and to my surprise Slayer isn't number 1. Strapping Young Lad keeps the #1 spot for the second straight week. Meanwhile Slayer is at their heels and I would bet good money they takeover the top spot next week. Hatebreed's new album Supremecy could be the only thing that comes inbetween all of that but I highly doubt it. All That Remains holds strong as one of 4 bands that have stayed in the top 10 since TWIM was brought back. The second biggest highlight of the chart is the fact that All Shall Perish has broken thru and taken a spot inside the top 10. I've been a fan of these boys for a while and its amazing to see their name share spots with the likes of Shadows Fall and Unearth. And now for the chart courtesy of CMJ :

RankL/WBandAlbumWeeksPeak
11Strapping Young LadThe New Black31
2*SlayerChrist Illusion 12
3*HatebreedSupremecy13
42All That RemainsThe Fall of Ideals32
57UnearthIII: The Eyes of Fire25
610Human AbstractNocturne26
7 3Shadows FallFallout From the War31
86VoiVodKatorz26
94Between the Buried and MeThe Anatomy Of34
10*All Shall PerishThe Price Of Exsistance110

And now for the tunes, with a drastic change in this weeks chart. Unearth jumps from seven to first, while Slayer's Cult drops from first to tenth. Only six songs stayed on the chart, while we had four really strong debuts from great bands. Hatebreed, Mastodon and the new ATR single. Not to mention the ever-growing popularity of Human Abstract debuts. The singles chart is always shaky as the seeming flavor of the week is always ahead here, and now for the music, courtesy of MusicMatch:

RankL/WBandSongWeeksPeak
17UnearthThe Glorious Nightmare21
2*The Human AbstractCrossing The Rubicon12
3*HatebreedDefeatist23
4*MastodonThe Wolf Is Loose14
54Stone Sour30-30/15032
62Lamb of GodRedneck32
7*All That RemainsThis Calling17
810Strapping Young LadYou Suck28
93Shadows FallWill To Rebuild31
101SlayerCult21

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All That Remains New Video Online

You can now check out the brand new TV spot for ALL THAT REMAINS' new album, The Fall of Ideals, and the band's upcoming tour with English extreme power metallers DragonForce and Horse The Band! Check it out here, and keep your eyes peeled for the spot to air on music video television too!

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All That Remains On Headbangers Ball

ALL THAT REMAINS will be the featured guests on "Headbanger's Ball" on Saturday, September 9 on MTV2.

ALL THAT REMAINS' third album, "The Fall of Ideals", has sold 30,000 copies in the United States since its July 11 release, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Recorded with producer Adam Dutkiewicz (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE) and engineer Peter Wichers (ex-SOILWORK) at Zing Studios in Massachusetts in March, "The Fall of Ideals" is the follow-up to 2004's critically-acclaimed "This Darkened Heart". The new CD also features art by renowned artist Travis Smith (ICED EARTH, OPETH) and marks the recording debut of the band's new members, bassist Jeanne Sagan and drummer Shannon Lucas.

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This Week In Metal - August 17th, 2006

A new top album ? Its true, this week Strapping Young Lad takes over the top spot from Shadows Fall. Both of these bands are very deserving, but we crown our second #1 in as many weeks. Last weeks top 7 managed to stay on the chart, but jump around a little bit. While we have 3 brand new albums debuting this week, with one going as high as #6 in Voivod's Katorz. This is quite possibly the best album these guys have released and they are finally getting the notority they deserve. Not far behind them in the new releases is Unearths' III: The Eyes Of Fire, which is amazing considering it hasnt been released in alot of areas yet but the pre-orders are astounding. I see a #1 in the future for these guys, but who can knock off the consistancy SYL is showing. All That Remains also leapfrogged The Shads into the #2 slot and the big jumper was Between The Buried And Me gaining three slots, which is hard to do considering the company they are in. Meanwhile, Cellador dropped from 8th to 11th. Acacia Strain from 9th to 14th and BYD to 12th. New albums already making a storm up the charts are Slayers "Christ Illusion" with pre-ordering alone landing it inside the top 20. Hatebreed's Supremecy is also showing strong and will reach the top 10 next week. Also in responding to the comments I am considering making this, and the singles list a top 15. If you think its a good idea please respond so, or if thats too much tell me to keep it at 10. \m/.


RankL/WBandAlbumWeeksPeak
12SYLThe New Black21
23All That RemainsThe Fall of Ideas 22
31Shadows FallFallout From The War21
47BTBAMThe Anatomy Of24
54DragonforceImhuman Rampage24
6-VoivodKatorz16
7 -UnearthIII: The Eyes of Fire17
86Stone SourCome What(ever) May26
95Cattle DecapitationKarma.Bloody.Karma25
10-Human AbstractNocturne110

Now for the singles, with a very familiar band to anyone who visits this site, taking over as #1. Lamb of God also stays strong moving up 1 to #2. Shadows Fall and Stone Sour round out the top 4 with a big jumper for the week Celtic Frost's Ground moving up to number 5. Threat Signal holds strong and then we get to three really strong debuts by 3 really strong bands. SYL's new ozzfest anthem boasts the #9 spot as a highlight of the new songs. Roudning out the top 10 is BLS with Concrete Jungle.

RankL/WBandSongWeeksPeak
16SlayerCult21
23Lamb of GodRedneck22
31Shadows FallWill To Rebuild21
42Stone Sour30-30/15022
58Celtic FrostGround25
67Threat SignalRational Eyes26
7*UnearthThe Glorious Nightmare17
8*TerrorStrike You Down18
9*Strapping Young LadYou Suck19
109Black Label SocietyConcrete Jungle29

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All That Remains To Lead Persistance Tour

The line-up for this years edition of the annual "Persistence Tour" has been revealed and will see All That Remains headline with Sick Of It All, Madball, Walls Of Jericho, Comeback Kid,and Destiny. Dates for the European/UK-only trek are as follows:

November 30th Wiesbaden, GER - Schlachthof
December 01st London, UK - Forum
December 02nd Essen, GER - Fun Box Amelie
December 03rd Tilburg, NET - 013
December 04th Solothurn, SWI - Kofmehl
December 05th Wien, AUT - Arena
December 06th Munchen, GER - Werk
December 07th Berlin, GER - Huxleys
December 09th Dresden, GER - Alter Schlachthof
December 10th Torhout, BEL - De Mast

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Hear Phil Labonte Unleashed On Sirius

ALL THAT REMAINS frontman Phil Labonte will take a break from the band's busy touring schedule to hang with his good friend and Hard Attack host Mario inside the Sirius sattelite radio studios August 16. Labonte holds nothing back, and will be talking about past band troubles, vocal influences, the band's spot on the second stage of Ozzfest, the band's new record, and of course some of his favorite bands. Make sure to tune in Wednesday, Aug. 16 at 9pm (eastern) to hear tracks from ALL THAT REMAINS record, 'The Fall of Ideals,' alongside hand-picked music from some of Labonte's favorite bands, new and old. The interview will also be re-broadcast Sunday, August 20 at 12pm (eastern) for those that can't catch it the first time

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This Week In Metal - August 10th, 2006

Welcome to the return of This Week In Metal, a column I used to do before I was forced to take a hiatus from metalunderground.com. In this weekly column, we will update the top 10 selling albums in the metal industry (courtesy of CMJ) and the top 10 radio singles (pulled from Music Match). They use a number of sources for the list, including all satellite radio. While you may find a few bands that are too soft for the list, I assure you there will be more then enough surprises. Feel free to comment on the list and who you think is over/under-rated, what bands you expected to see and which ones you didn't. Again this column will run weekly, so be sure to check for it every Thursday in the columns area of MetalUnderground.com.

Now for the music, we will start each week with the albums. It's a good mix of what bands are bursting the underground, and some bands that have been killing for quite a while now.

RankBandAlbumWeeksPeak
1Shadows FallFallout From The War11
2SYLThe New Black 12
3All That RemainsThe Fall Of Ideas13
4DragonforceInhuman Range14
5Cattle DecapitationKarma.Bloody.Karma15
6Stone SourCome What(ever) May16
7 BTBAMThe Anatomy Of17
8CelladorEnter Deception18
9The Acacia StrainDead Walk19
10Bury Your DeadBeauty And The Breakdown110

Now for the tunes. These singles are a real who's who amongst metal right now. I find the list to be powerful and only really have one flaw. Keep in mind some songs have been out longer then others and have picked up a good fanbase on the radio, other songs have just come out and are sure to see their time at the top.

RankBandSongWeeksPeak
1Shadows FallWill To Rebuild11
2Stone Sour3030/15012
3Lamb of GodRedneck13
4BTBAMMalpractice14
5All That RemainsThis Calling15
6SlayerCult16
7Threat SignalRational Eyes17
8Celtic FrostGround.18
9Black Label SocietyConcrete Jungle19
10HatebreedDefeatist110

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Interview With Phil Labonte Of All That Remains

An interview with ALL THAT REMAINS frontman Phil Labonte is scheduled to air this Saturday, August 12 at 7:00 p.m. EST on Sirius Satellite Radio's "Hard Attack". The former SHADOWS FALL singer holds nothing back talking about past band troubles, his vocal influences, Ozzfest 2006 and his new favorite bands. Listen in to hear killer tracks off the latest ALL THAT REMAINS release, "The Fall Of Ideals", and music that Phil picks out from CANNIBAL CORPSE, DRAGONFORCE, DECAPITATED, PANTERA and more. Repeat broadcasts are scheduled for Wednesday, August 16 at 9:00 p.m. EST and Sunday, August 20 at 12:00 noon EST.

ALL THAT REMAINS' third album, "The Fall of Ideals", has sold 23,000 copies in the United States in the first three weeks of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Recorded with producer Adam Dutkiewicz (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE) and engineer Peter Wichers (ex-SOILWORK) at Zing Studios in Massachusetts in March, "The Fall of Ideals" is the follow-up to 2004's critically-acclaimed "This Darkened Heart". The new CD also features art by renowned artist Travis Smith (ICED EARTH, OPETH) and marks the recording debut of the band's new members, bassist Jeanne Sagan and drummer Shannon Lucas.

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DragonForce Announce More Headlining Tour Dates

More dates have been released for DRAGONFORCE's headlining North American tour with ALL THAT REMAINS and HORSE THE BAND:

September 8 - Los Angeles, CA @ Wiltern Theatre
September 9 - San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield
September 11 - Portalnd, OR @ Roseland Theatre
September 12 - Vancouver, BC @ Croatian Cultural Centre
September 13 - Seattle, WA @ Showbox
September 15 - Boise, ID @ Big Easy
September 16 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Avalon
September 17 - Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
September 20 - Chicago, IL @ Vic Theatre
September 22 - Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart's
September 23 - Detroit, MI @ Harpo's
September 24 - Toronto, ON @ Docks Nightclub
September 25 - Montreal, QC @ The Medley
September 27 - Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
September 28 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
September 29 - New York, NY @ Nokia Theatre
September 30 - Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
October 3 - Oklahoma City, OK @ Diamond Ballroom
October 5 - Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
October 6 - San Diego, CA @ House of Blues

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More Dragonforce, All That Remains Dates

More dates have been released for DRAGONFORCE's headlining North American tour with ALL THAT REMAINS and HORSE THE BAND:

September 8 - Los Angeles, CA @ Wiltern Theatre
September 9 - San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield
September 11 - Portalnd, OR @ Roseland Theatre
September 12 - Vancouver, BC @ Croatian Cultural Centre
September 13 - Seattle, WA @ Showbox
September 15 - Boise, ID @ Big Easy
September 16 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Avalon
September 17 - Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
September 20 - Chicago, IL @ Vic Theatre
September 22 - Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart's
September 23 - Detroit, MI @ Harpo's
September 24 - Toronto, ON @ Docks Nightclub
September 25 - Montreal, QC @ The Medley
September 27 - Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
September 28 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
September 29 - New York, NY @ Nokia Theatre
October 3 - Oklahoma City, OK @ Diamond Ballroom
October 5 - Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
October 6 - San Diego, CA @ House of Blues

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More Dragonforce, All That Remains Dates

More dates have been released for DRAGONFORCE's headlining North American tour with ALL THAT REMAINS and HORSE THE BAND:

September 8 - Los Angeles, CA @ Wiltern Theatre
September 9 - San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield
September 11 - Portalnd, OR @ Roseland Theatre
September 12 - Vancouver, BC @ Croatian Cultural Centre
September 13 - Seattle, WA @ Showbox
September 16 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Avalon
September 23 - Detroit, MI @ Harpo's
September 24 - Toronto, ON @ Docks Nightclub
September 25 - Montreal, QC @ The Medley
October 5 - Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
October 6 - San Diego, CA @ House of Blues

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More Dragonforce, All That Remains Dates

More dates have been released for DRAGONFORCE's headlining tour with ALL THAT REMAINS and HORSE THE BAND:

September 8 - Los Angeles, CA @ Wiltern Theatre
September 9 - San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield
September 11 - Portalnd, OR @ Roseland Theatre
September 13 - Seattle, WA @ Showbox
September 23 - Detroit, MI @ Harpo's
September 24 - Toronto, ON @ Docks Nightclub
October 6 - San Diego, CA @ House of Blues

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All That Remains Comment On Ozzfest

The following article was originally posted over at MTV.com:

New England metalcore champs ALL THAT REMAINS have become one of the standout acts on this summer's Ozzfest, decimating one sun-soaked crowd after another and delivering ferocious sets that obviously leave a lasting impression with the audiences at each stop on the tour.

The proof's in the pudding, as they say. ALL THAT REMAINS' latest, crushing LP, The Fall of Ideals, opened at #75 on Billboard's album sales chart two weeks ago, selling close to 13,000 copies its first week in stores. The following week, the disc took a bit of a slide, falling to #139 with around 6,000 units sold. The Fall of Ideals is on pace to outsell the band's previous offering, This Darkened Heart, which racked up first-week sales of 1,050 copies when it was released two years ago. The album failed to chart but has gone on to sell about 62,000 copies.

For frontman Phil Labonte, the album's got the potential to sell a lot more — and that's where the band's second-stage turn on this year's Ozzfest comes in.

"We did Sounds of the Underground last year, but still, there's a huge crowd of people out here who ... this is going to be the only show they go to all year," he said. "It's such a huge deal, and there's a huge percentage of people here who have never even heard of us, so it's a huge opportunity and we're coming in with a really solid foundation and really good groundwork from last year. Our last album sold 60,000-something copies without Ozzfest. So we're hoping this record does the same or more. With the help of tours like Ozzfest, maybe we'll do that."

Some of the material on The Fall of Ideals spotlights the band at its most brutal — with tons of double-bass and pummeling blast beats. But at the same time, the LP's also ALL THAT REMAINS' most accessible outing to date, thanks to Labonte's vocals, which, in keeping with the current trend, come across as much cleaner.

"There are more clean vocals on the record, but there's more vocal variety overall," he argued. "I do way more of the really guttural death-metal stuff than I've ever done. The song 'The Weak Willed' is the heaviest thing we've ever done — it's a death-metal song. But there's more clean singing on this one because I've gotten better at that. We're not that band that's like, 'Oh, here's a formula — let's go ahead and do it and write all our songs this way.' We've always been an extreme band, and certainly not something you could consider anything less than a metal band."

Of course, being on the Ozzfest — which wraps up August 13 in West Palm Beach, Florida — can obviously lead to bigger and better things for a band. And it seems the tour's already started paying off for ALL THAT REMAINS. In September, they'll head out with DRAGONFORCE and HORSE THE BAND for a tour that's expected to kick off September 8 in Los Angeles. Just four dates for the trek have been announced, including September 9 in San Francisco, September 23 in Detroit and September 24 in Toronto. More dates will be unveiled in the coming weeks. Labonte said the band also plans on setting out on a headlining run this winter.

"We want to stay on the road as long as we can, because that's how you make fans and that's how you become successful as a band," he explained. "Being on Ozzfest is pretty humbling, because you have so many huge bands that are gigantic now that got their start on the second stage — KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, SHADOWS FALL, HATEBREED. It's a huge thing to be a part of it, and it's a huge thing to be able to say, 'Hey, we were on Ozzfest.' I couldn't be any happier."

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