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Fear My Thoughts

Formed: 1998
From: Freiburg, Germany
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Fear My Thoughts News

Below is our complete Fear My Thoughts 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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Poisonblack Posts New Finnish Tour Dates

Poisonblack — the Finnish band featuring former Sentenced frontman Ville Laihiala — has scheduled a number of headlining tour dates in its home country immediately following its European tour with Dark Tranquility and Fear My Thoughts.

"A Dead Heavy Day," the new album from Poisonblack recently entered the Finnish chart at position No. 6. The album was made available as standard CD, LP plus bonus CD as well as limited-edition CD plus bonus DVD containing a "Making Of A Dead Heavy Day," the video for the single "Rush" (taken from the band's 2006 effort "Lust-Stained Despair"), and seven songs filmed at an exclusive semi-acoustic gig at Radio Mega in the band's hometown of Oulu.

Here are the Poisonblack tour dates: More...

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Century Media Celebrates 20th Anniversary

2008 has become an extremely exciting year in the history of Century Media Records, one of the world's most respected independent homes for heavy music, as the label is celebrating its 20th anniversary!

The company's Anniversary year started off with an extremely successful, first-ever yard sale/party at the Century Media office in Dortmund (Germany) in June, where several hundred guests partied out on exclusive live shows by Angel Dust and Turisas. A video with impressions from the event can be seen at this location. A photo gallery for this event can be viewed here.

To further celebrate this anniversary Century Media Records will release the very special 2CD compilation "Covering 20 Years Of Extremes" on September 15th in Europe and on October 14th in North America. The various artists covers-release includes 32 mostly exclusive recordings and will be available in stores for the price of one CD. Sticking to the "keep it in the family" slogan, CM approached their artists about covering songs from other acts within the label's repertoire and the response from the musicians was overwhelming.

Some choices were obvious and homages to the bands that influenced them, others were inspired picks. This combination ended up leading to a heavily entertaining and truly special final result across all sub-genres of heavy music.

Here is the tracklisting: More...

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Fall Of Serenity Announces Tour Dates

FALL OF SERENITY have updated their tour schedule. It is now as follows:

10/10 - Nordhausen, Germany - JCH (w/ FEAR MY THOUGHTS)
10/25 - Eisenach, Germany - Alter Schlachthof (w/ NARZISS)
11/2 – Berlin, Germany - Magnet (w/ SOULGATE'S DAWN, FOREVER IT SHALL BE)
11/13 – Prague, Czech Republic - Exit Chmelnice
11/14 – Martin, Czech Republic - Elefant Club
11/15 – Bratislava, Slovakia - Randal Club
11/16 – Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic - Martys Club
11/22 - Moers, Germany - Suedring (w/ THROUGHT THE ASHES, DECEMBER FLOWER)

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Dark Tranquillity Announces European Tour Dates

Celebrating the 20-year anniversary of Century Media Records, Dark Tranquillity, Poisonblack (featuring ex-Sentenced frontman Ville Laihiala) and Fear My Thoughts team up for the Where Death is Most Alive European tour.

Tour dates are as follows:

Oct. 24 Berlin, Germany - Kato
Oct. 25 Hamburg, Germany - Grünspan
Oct. 26 Doordrecht, Netherlands - Bibelot
Oct. 27 Vosselaar, Belgium - Biebob
Oct. 28 Paris, France - Locomotive
Oct. 29 Lyon, France - Ninkasi kao
Nov. 01 Bologna, Italy - Estragon
Nov. 02 Rome, Italy - Alpheus
Nov. 04 Treviso, Italy - New Age
Nov. 05 Ljubljana, Slovenia - Gala Hala
Nov. 06 Vienna, Austria - Szene
Nov. 07 Graz, Austria - Orpheum
Nov. 08 Winterthur, Switzerland - Salzhaus
Nov. 09 Munich, Germany - Backstage
Nov. 10 Stuttgart, Germany - Röhre
Nov. 11 Cologne, Germany - Underground
Nov. 12 Copenhagen, Denmark - Pumpehuset

The October 31st show in Milan, Italy will be recorded for an upcoming Dark Tranquillity DVD.

For more info, visit the tour's official Myspace page.

Dark Tranquillity have confirmed their performances on the Close-Up Made Us Do It Tour, supported by Engel and Dead by April. Dates for this tour are:

Nov. 13 Oslo, Norway - John Dee
Nov. 14 Göteborg, Sweden - Brewhouse
Nov. 15 Skövde, Sweden - Valhall
Nov. 16 Stockholm, Sweden - Tyrol
Nov. 18 Östersund, Sweden - Hårdrocksklubben
Nov. 20 Linköping, Sweden - Platens
Nov. 21 Malmö, Sweden - KB
Nov. 22 Huskvarna, Sweden - Folkets Park

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Moonsorrow Confirmed For Summer Nights Fest

Finnish folk/pagan metallers MOONSORROW have been confirmed for the Summer Nights Open Air festival, set to take place June 20-21 at Castle Frauenstein in Mining am Inn, Austria. The festival billing is shaping up as follows:

BEFORE THE FALL
BELPHEGOR
BLACK MESSIAH
BLOODFEAST
DARK FORTRESS
DARKSIDE
EQUILIBRIUM
FALL OF SERENITY
FEAR MY THOUGHTS
GODDAMNED X
IN SLUMBER
INZEST
MAROON
MASTIC SCUM
MAYHEM
MOONSORROW
NEAERA
NECROPHAGIST
OBITUARY
OUTRAGE
PERISHING MANKIND
RIGER
SERENITY
THIRDMOON
ULTRAWURSCHT
VARG
VOLBEAT
WOLFCHANT

The festival will feature two stages with more than 40 international metal bands. For more information, visit www.summer-nights.at.

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Fear My Thoughts To Enter Studio Next Month

German modern melodic death hopefuls FEAR MY THOUGHTS have issued the following update:

"It's a pleasure to announce that from now on, Rock The Nation agency, [which] also represents such great artists as WINTERSUN, SIX FEET UNDER, KATAKLYSM, THE VISION BLEAK and more, will be handling all future booking for FEAR MY THOUGHTS in Europe."

"On February 11 we'll enter the studio of our singer Martin [Fischer] to record our new album. It's the first time that we're recording an album on our own and we're a little bit excited. All songs are written and feel great and we can't wait to play them live for you. It will be a great mixture of progressive rock, smellin' rock 'n' roll and metal."

"In early March we're flying to Sweden to mix our album with Daniel Bergstrand in the Dug Out studios. So Sweden, beware — we're coming!!!" More...

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Fear My Thoughts Prepares New Album

German metal band Fear My Thoughts will enter the studio in February 2008 with Daniel Bergstrand (Behemoth, Soilwork) to record a new album. Commenting on their new material, the band says, "you'll recognize some more experimentation, and also some raw and dirty in-your-face-songs you probably didn't expect." The effort should be available next summer through Century Media Records.

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Fear My Thoughts' New Website Online

After completing the Hell On Earth Tour 2007 with such acts as WALLS OF JERICHO, BORN FROM PAIN, ALL SHALL PERISH, FREYA and FROM A SECOND STORY WINDOW, German melodic death metal outfit FEAR MY THOUGHTS present you their revamped homepage here. Check it out now.

Furthermore, the band’s new vocalist Martin Fischer debuted live with the band on the Hell On Earth Tour 2007. He steps in for former vocalist Mathias, who left the band.

A video clip filmed at this year’s With Full Force festival and providing more info on the change of vocalist can be found here. More...

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Fear My Thoughts Post New Song Online

German modern melodic death outfit FEAR MY THOUGHTS has posted a new track taken off their stunning Century Media Records debut “Vulcanus” (released on January 15th, 2007) on the band’s MySpace page. Listen to the fantastic “Culture Of Fear” here.

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Fear My Thoughts Post 'Blankness' Video Online

German modern melodic death hopefuls FEAR MY THOUGHTS have updated their MySpace page with their brand new video clip, "Blankness", off their Century Media Records debut, "Vulcanus".

"Vulcanus" was released in Europe on January 15. Helmed by acclaimed Danish producer Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, COMMUNIC, MAROON, HATESPHERE, MERCENARY), the CD contains 12 new tracks covering a wide variety of styles, incorporating influences from death and thrash metal to Seventies hard and progressive rock. A personal highlight for the band was the guest appearance on "Accelerate Or Die" by DESTRUCTION frontman Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer and guitarist Mike Sifringer. More...

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Finntroll Confirmed For Summer Breeze Festival

FINNTROLL has been confirmed for the tenth-anniversary edition of Germany's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 16-18, 2007 in Dinkelsbühl. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order):

AMON AMARTH
THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER
COMMUNIC
CREMATORY
DARK FUNERAL
DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER
DORNENREICH
DORO
EISBRECHER
FEAR MY THOUGHTS
FINNTROLL
HARDCORE SUPERSTAR
HELRUNAR
HEVEIN
ILLDISPOSED
IMMOLATION
IN EXTREMO
KEEP OF KALESSIN
KRYPTERIA
MOONSORROW
NECROPHOBIC
SAMSAS TRAUM
SECRETS OF THE MOON
SIRENIA
TANKARD
TANZWUT

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Kataklysm Checks In, Prepares For 2007 Tour

Kataklysm has posted the following message on their official band web site:

"Hello everyone! Well another year, another x-mas... good times for some and for others, just a pain in the ass... But whatever it represents for each one of you, we wish you the best for this holiday season with your loved ones. In 2006, we in Kataklysm have had a great year and it is because of you - the fans. It's not about how much money or how popular you get, it's about each one of you that comes to our shows and understands what's going on and give us that energy. You make this worth every minute. You belong with us and together we will conquer all because as you are our remedy, we are yours, we help each other. Music is the key for survival. Without it, emotions are lost, thoughts are distorted and feelings gone. We create music but you are our inspiration... Cheers to all of you!

"2007 brings forth new challenges for kataklysm and we start with our beloved Europe. We invite all of our fans to come to the kataklysmic devastation in January. We are prepared, join us..."

Upcoming Kataklysm tour dates: More...

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Fear My Thoughts Post New Song Online

Fear My Thoughts have posted a new song on their myspace page and issue the following statement:

"Hey there!

We exclusively uploaded a NEW SONG of our upcoming album "Vulcanus" on our MySpace profile! It’s called "blankness" and a video clip on that song is in the currently works!
Look out for “Vulcanus”, which surfaces on January 15th, 2007 on Century Media Records. Also be sure to see us touring Europe with Kataklysm, Neaera and Quo Vadis, in January 07.
Enjoy the new song, add it on your profile and bang that head that doesn’t bang

-Fear My Thoughts"

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Fear My Thoughts Sign Deal With Century Media

Century Media Records announce the signing of German thrashers Fear My Thoughts:

Century Media is extremely proud to welcome German melodic thrash powerhouse FEAR MY THOUGHTS to its worldwide family. The groups last two albums, The Great Collapse and Hell Sweet Hell (Lifeforce), garnered critical acclaim throughout Europe and, along with their relentless touring, helped them solidify a die-hard fanbase. Their sound incorporates elements spanning the entire musical spectrum, successfully bridging the gap between the metal and hardcore genres and creating a vicious hybrid built on speed and aggression that is bound to catch the entire scenes attention.

FEAR MY THOUGHTS are currently mixing Vulcanus, their Century Media debut, with acclaimed producer Jacob Hansen (Aborted, Hatesphere) in Denmark. Patrick Hagmann (guitars) checks in with the following studio report; Hey there, we're still in the Jacob Hansen Studios in Denmark, working on the final mix for our new album. If you're into blast beats and Deep Purple Hammond organs, you'll probably like what we're doing! Expect some more melody, some experimentation but also some old-school thrash vibes. More...

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Fear My Thoughts Checks In From Recording Studio

German modern melodic death upstarts FEAR MY THOUGHTS are recording their fifth album, entitled "Vulcanus", at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark for an early 2007 release through Century Media Records. A video clip of the band working in the studio can be viewed at this location (Quicktime required).

Commented the group: "We're still in the Jacob Hansen Studios in Denmark, working on the final mix for our new album. If you're into blast beats and DEEP PURPLE Hammond organs, you'll probably like what we're doing! Expect some more melody and some more experiments, but also some old-school-thrash vibes...

"Besides the work we're still fighting against an armada of flies which invaded Denmark this summer. Imagine to wake up at 6 o'clock in the morning with flies in your mouth and nose, and you will get a picture of our daily struggle.

"We're really looking forward to our European tour with KATAKLYSM, NEAERA and QUO VADIS in January 2007, and can't wait to present you our new songs on stage!"

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Fear My Thoughts Signs To Century Media

Century Media Records has announced the signing of German melodic death/metalcore outfit FEAR MY THOUGHTS.

"We're absolutely happy to announce that we have signed a worldwide deal with Century Media Records.

This label has always hosted bands we love, from one of the very first CM releases of our local buddies in Poltergeist, or be it their current roster with great and influential bands like Nevermore, Napalm Death, Celtic Frost or The Haunted.

We're excited for the things to come, and grateful for having one of THE labels in the world as our partners in crime. Thanks for believing in us and thanks to all the people who brought us where we are today. BIG shout-outs to our wives and girlfriends, to our families, to our friends, to our former labels, and finally to all the people out there who like to crash the dancefloors (or their living rooms) while listening to FEAR MY THOUGHTS! Without you...you know the deal!" / FEAR MY THOUGHTS

With a recording history of already four full-length albums and tour slots on last year’s X-Mass Festivals, where FEAR MY THOUGHTS shared stage with legendary Hypocrisy, thrash titans Exodus and label mates Naglfar as well as touring with Caliban on the Spirit tour, this band has experience, energy and passion en masse to offer!

FEAR MY THOUGHTS will present their debut for Century Media Records later this year. More details will follow soon.

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Fear My Thoughts Added To X-Mass Festival Tour

Fear My Thoughts has been added to this year's X-Mass Festival Tour, which features Hypocrisy, Exodus, Naglfar and Wintersun. Here are the list of tour dates for the festival:

Dec 04 Paris, FR - La Locomotive
Dec 05 Essen, D - Zeche Carl
Dec 06 Berlin, D - K17
Dec 07 Munchen, D - Backstage
Dec 08 Brno, CZ - Fleda
Dec 09 Engelsdorf, D - Hellraiser
Dec 10 Wien, A - Planet Music
Dec 11 Insbruck, A - Hafen
Dec 12 Rome, ITA - Alpheus
Dec 13 Pratteln, CH - Z7
Dec 14 Ludwigsburg, D - Rockfabrik
Dec 15 Hanau, D - Halle 2
Dec 16 Strasbourg, FR - La Laiterie
Dec 17 Tilburg, NL - 013
Dec 18 Antwerpen, BL - Hof Ter Loo

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Lifeforce Records Uploads New Tracks Online

Lifeforce Records has just uploaded two full new tracks from the upcoming Caliban / Heaven Shall Burn split CD and "Sweetest Hell" from the upcoming Fear My Thoughts album "Hell Sweet Hell" on their Myspace page. Check them out here.

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Fear My Thought To Release "Hell Sweet Hell" Vinyl

Silentstagnation Records will be handling the vinyl version of Fear My Thought's brand new smasher album "Hell Sweet Hell". They plan a late August / early September release. Silentstagnation.com have also launched a live video to "In The Hourglass" taken from the upcoming album. The CD version will be released through Lifeforce Records on July 18th (Germany) and on July 26h in the rest of the world. Aside from watching Fear My Thoughts live and and visiting or booth at the this year With Full Force festival you'll have the chance to get your very own copy of "Hell Sweet Hell" two weeks before the actual release date there.

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Fear My Thoughts Finish New Album

Fear My Thoughts have finished recording their new album, "Hell Sweet Hell." The effort was recorded with Jacob Hansen (Mercenary) in Denmark and will hit streets on July 27th via Lifeforce Records.

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