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Sounds of the Underground Tour To Rival Ozzfest

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The "Sounds of the Underground Tour" will rival Ozzfest and tickets will range from $20- $25. Bands include:

Lamb of God(main stage headliner)
Gwar (second stage headliner)
Unearth
Opeth
Chimaria
Clutch
All That Remains
Norma Jean
Poison the Well
Throwdown
Strapping Young Lad
A Life Once Lost
Devildriver
Every Time I Die
Terror / Madball (half of the tour each)


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1. ShadowMancer11 writes:

Wow thats a really good line-up!

# Mar 7, 2005 @ 3:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. deathbringer writes:

Sweeeeet!

# Mar 7, 2005 @ 4:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. justice361 writes:

to many core bands but it is worth to see gwar again i would like to see lamb of god and clucth too.

# Mar 7, 2005 @ 9:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Lee5316 writes:

Oh sh** Strapping Young Lad I'm going to this sh**.

# Mar 7, 2005 @ 9:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. deathbringer writes:

Yeah, that is a lot of metalcore - and lot of Ozzfest's second stage last year too. But it's practically the best of the metalcore too (Unearth, Chimaira) with some other interesting bands thrown in for good measure. Sounds good to me.

# Mar 7, 2005 @ 10:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. sex writes:

f***en good line up

# Mar 7, 2005 @ 11:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. A fan writes:

WHEN!!!!!!!!!!!! Holy hell thats a lineup, forget Ozzfest, here I come

# Mar 8, 2005 @ 12:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. nigga writes:

weet! b**** a$$ nigga!

# Mar 8, 2005 @ 6:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. brandedcfh420 writes:

good to see that there are bands that havent followed the dollar......!!!

# Mar 8, 2005 @ 7:23 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Myke writes:

Yeah, I'm there

# Mar 8, 2005 @ 9:23 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. waterpoloprep writes:

f*** ya. with this and ozzfest(assuming that most of the lieup is good) i should have one hell of a summer. cant wait to get into the pits

# Mar 9, 2005 @ 1:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Jay writes:

Looks like an evil version of the Vans Warped Tour. It's about time some promoters got together to put on a real "Metalfest:" tour package for the hardcore underground fans. I hope Slipknot or Korn dosent Play. I dispize little slipknot fans. All the rich, mamma's boy, trendy "wanna-be" metal freaks will be at Ozzfest, and all the real underground fans will be at this kick a$$ show. Nonstop Pitts sworlling left and right, tons of beer, and no $75 fees just to mosh way in the back in the lawn area like at Ozzfest. Need to see more Death bands like deicide, cryptopsy, nile, morbid angel, or f***ing Mayhem!

# Mar 9, 2005 @ 3:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Burn the System writes:

Best part of my summer. Nile and Blood has Been Shed would be good additions.

# Mar 9, 2005 @ 12:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. ThrArg writes:

haha throwing Mayhem on there would be the sh**.

# Mar 10, 2005 @ 5:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Johnson writes:

this tour sounds pretty good...log, chimaira, clutch, unearth, devildriver, GWAR!!!...but ozzfest is going to be a must see this year...Iron Maiden, Anthrax, Mudvayne, Zombie, Killswitch, In Flames, Shadows Fall....no matter what tour you see just make sure you see one, cause last summer was our generation of metal coming out party, this year, we're going to show everyone in the main stream that said heavy music would never be popular again ...that its here, and its bigger, louder, and more brutal than ever before!!!

# Mar 10, 2005 @ 6:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Brian writes:

Ozzfest is always the sh**, but its getting too expensive, I'll still go, just can't afford to get drunk during Iron Maiden. The last tour to rival Ozzfest was Tattoo the Earth which was better than ozzfest that particular yr. (TTE: Sevendust, Slayer, Hatebreed, Relative Ash, Mudvayne...) Sounds from Underground looks pretty damn good...Life once lost, chimaira, unearth...Better come to Chicago!

# Mar 10, 2005 @ 7:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Jacen writes:

Oh unholy terrors. GWAR and LoG? That's....definitely worth going to, specially at that price. And I have to agree that the tour would do well with more extreme metal acts. Behemoth anyone?

# Mar 11, 2005 @ 4:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Buff McRunfast writes:

GWAR is Immortal! BEST f***ING LIVE BAND EVER. It's 25 dollars for just them. Not reall interested in all the hardcore bands though. they all sound the same to me

# Mar 15, 2005 @ 7:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. BLACKDOG writes:

Two great shows what to do ... what to do .

# Mar 15, 2005 @ 8:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. BLACKDOG writes:

HOLD UP WAITE!!!!!! Isn't their another big show starting soon with Trivium ?

# Mar 15, 2005 @ 8:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. brad writes:

i need to change my pants

# Mar 15, 2005 @ 9:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. tee writes:

Ozzfest will still be the last tour standing in 10 more years with or without Ozzy. Sounds of the uderground lineup looks really good but too much hardcore not enough metal bands. $25 to see 20 bands that all sound like hatebreed. Put Slayer on the bill and that would be Kick ASS. Hope it hits Phoenix this year dispite the 120 digree heat.

# Mar 16, 2005 @ 5:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. RememberMetal? writes:

just seeing Poison the Well, Opeth, Lamb Of God, and STRAPPPING YOUNG LAD on the same bill is more than worth the price of admission....Chimaria, Terror, Every Time I Die, Devil Driver and Unearth just make it that much sweeter of a deal....If it stops within 150 miles of me ill be there.

# Mar 16, 2005 @ 6:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. DEADMETAL writes:

I AGREE I HOPE IT HITS PHOENIX. AZ RULES. THIS IS GONNA BE BADASS, CANT WAIT TO SEE LOG

# Mar 16, 2005 @ 6:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. steph_faded writes:

this lineup beats out ozzfest ezzy I may go to thes instead

# Mar 17, 2005 @ 1:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. Darkfriend11 writes:

Hope the dates are posted soon. I'd kill to see Opeth, Lamb of God AND Strapping Young Lad. Ozzfest is for p***ies.

# Mar 18, 2005 @ 11:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. scubasteve writes:

nice lineup i'll definately be there but have u seen ozzfest's? f***in maiden, the black dahlia murder, as i lay dying, trivium, bury your dead, shadows fall, and what kind of dipsh** can diss on black sabbath? idea: go to both shows

# Mar 21, 2005 @ 5:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. demon_of_the_fall writes:

fianally a line up for real metal fans no p!@##$ bands here ......OPETH RULES

# Mar 21, 2005 @ 9:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. RememberMetal? writes:

Nope, this could be something if it takes off like Ozzfest did back in the mid-nineties...........BTW, this is probably the funniest most true statement about Strapping Young Lad I've ever read...

In reference to his own music and state of mind Devin Townsend of Strapping Young Lad had this to say:

Devin Townsend's not crazy. It's not that he's defensive about it ("I'd like to say I'm fine," he said, "but then I listen to some of the music and I'm like, 'No, you're not' "),

~source = mtv.com.....scary no?....

# Mar 22, 2005 @ 9:58 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. Liz writes:

When is this coming to the NEW ENGLAND area? Ma? CT?? Please let me know!!!

# Mar 22, 2005 @ 6:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. Liz writes:

When is this coming to the NEW ENGLAND area? Ma? CT?? Please let me know!!!

# Mar 22, 2005 @ 6:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. steph_faded writes:

hey liz person we dont like england so probly never

# Mar 23, 2005 @ 1:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. metaltruenotnu writes:

WTF NEW ENGLAND STEPH NOT FRIGGIN ENGLAND you know that area on the map to the northeast dumb sh**

# Mar 23, 2005 @ 4:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. woodness writes:

why has nobody mentioned how awesome it is that all that remains is playing...they f***in rock
opeth = masters
lamb of god = masters
unearth = masters

# Mar 23, 2005 @ 7:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. metalthekid writes:

when are they gonna put up some dates?

# Mar 23, 2005 @ 7:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. demon_of_the_fall writes:

draconians arcane rain fell kicks freakin ass............... when are they gonna post dates for sounds of the underground anyway

# Mar 23, 2005 @ 8:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. steph_faded writes:

hey fag liz england, new engand, whatever it is its all a gay orgy anyway

# Mar 24, 2005 @ 1:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. steph_faded writes:

and woodness I agree those are the best f***en bands on this tour

# Mar 24, 2005 @ 1:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. C r e d e n c e writes:

f***ING YES-OPETH!!!!!

'bout time they started touring again.

\\m// -_- \\m//

# Mar 24, 2005 @ 6:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. noneofyourbeeswax writes:

Core bands? Apart from Terror Throwdown Madball as hardcore from where the roots of hardcore came from can you really be that ignorant in your knowledge of hard music to assume that all that remains doesn't sound like thrash metal in the old 80s vein updated? or that a life once lost isn't just a more palletable americanized version of the mighty meshuggah? or that half the tour is true-to-form metal rooted blashpemony to begin with (strapping, opeth, chimaria lamb of god) or straight up rock (clutch, gwar) and the metalcore crossover of ptw and etid are not traditional 'core any more than grindcore bands are (and who among you would argue if a grind band like cephalic or dying fetus would be a band thing for the scene). three 'core bands and two more xover bands hardly makes out of a twenty band bill too much core, you all complaining just need to study your music history and theory better before you b****. i mean really now, it's not like gwar isn't punk derived musically.

# Mar 25, 2005 @ 2:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. Deebs writes:

Gwar is so Beavis and Buthead

# Mar 28, 2005 @ 3:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. brad writes:

gwar is so f***ing god


# Mar 28, 2005 @ 3:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. unearthed writes:

This fuccking better be coming to Canada!!!! Great line up!!! f*** Ozz fest!!!

# Mar 28, 2005 @ 4:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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44. Cynic writes:

GWAR are the sh**. And Jay was right on, bring on the metal.

# Mar 28, 2005 @ 6:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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45. BLACKDOG writes:

I like gwar but I'm not that much of a fan.Their a little strange for me.(this coming from a guy who want's to do CORTNEY LOVE !)

# Mar 28, 2005 @ 6:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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46. brokenwings13 writes:

Gwar is so good. Yum yum dim sum.

# Mar 28, 2005 @ 7:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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47. unearthed writes:

Last time I heard of gwar they were on The Jerry Springer show.....this is going back a few years!!!!!

# Mar 28, 2005 @ 7:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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48. bradispissed writes:

penguin attack!

# Mar 28, 2005 @ 9:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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49. Altered Existence writes:

I'm going to both tours. Lamb of God rules the earth...and Unearth, SYL, Devildriver, and Norma Jean!! (even though they arent nearly as good anymore)......Ozzfest for KsE, It Dies Today, As I Lay Dying, and In Flames

# Mar 29, 2005 @ 10:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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50. Tee writes:

Ozzfest finaly has Iron Maden and Sabbath together on the same stage, I don't give a sh** who's on the second stage at Ozzfest this year, I'm paying $100+ to see that show! Not to offend all you "Hard Core Underground" fans, but how can any metal fan diss the Ozzfest line up? I mean Maden and Sabbath is every Hardcore Metal fans dream come true! It's finaly happened! There is a Metal God! What else can you ask for? Don't b**** about the ticket price or mosh pits on the second stage, for all I care Zombie ,killswitch, and all the other bands can suck a d*** all day! No One f***s With Maden and Sabbath! No One! If it wern't for these two bands ther would be no Sounds of the underground Tour at all, and I'm pritty shure all those musicians playing on this tour would kill to see Maden and Sabbath playing together in the U.S. for the first time and probaly the only time (consedering that their all getting pritty damn old). So do your metal history homework and praise the gods of METAL: Black Sabbath and IRON f***IN' MADEN!!!!!!!!

# Mar 30, 2005 @ 1:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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51. mytch writes:

f*** yea man, finally a metal tour coming to canada, id love to see unearth again, not slipknot though , there times is up espically since f***ing have the kids that where at Unearth,killswitch,slipknot, where like stupid fuking reatard preps that needed to be taking out back shot , and then light on fire , i am so in for unearth,and lamb of god

# Mar 30, 2005 @ 4:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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52. metalthekid writes:

Tee: you got it right bro, these people talkin sh** about Ozzfest this year have no ide what theyre talking about. we all need to praise these metal legends!!!!

# Mar 30, 2005 @ 5:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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53. BLACKDOG writes:

In any event they are not coming to Buffalo so f***EM !!!

# Mar 30, 2005 @ 5:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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54. Jay writes:

f*** yeah Tee! Amen to that!!!!!

# Mar 31, 2005 @ 2:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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55. drunkfrunk writes:

f*** yes this lineup rocks ... opeth is the sh** and when it hits florida its gonna be insane.
f*** you

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56. Shit writes:

f***in great man

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57. bitch ass nigga writes:

b**** a$$ nigga

# Mar 31, 2005 @ 9:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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58. teesucks writes:

tee ur gay, u wish u no metal and its background just for ur info if u didnt have sum b****es singing around a campfire and singing blue grass songs u wouldnt have n e music so stfu who cares about back in the day or how metal u r...norma jean is my fav band..r they not metal enough for u? p***y. im a small guy but put on sum nj and me n u will have a pit and see who win. BIOTCH

# Apr 1, 2005 @ 2:01 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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59. BIOTCH writes:

Hay u f***er, norma jean sucks, and just for ur info, they aint metal for sh**.

# Apr 1, 2005 @ 2:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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60. yo mama writes:

just go to both shows and shut the fawk up! metal or unmetal, who cares? LOG will kick maden and sabbaths a$$ any day. fawk the old sh**, this tour is for the real fans.

# Apr 1, 2005 @ 2:40 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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61. cursed in eternity writes:

there needs to be more of a balance between all the bands. there are two many hardcore bands on here, and none of them are agnostic front. they paved the way for every hardcore band on the planet. one listen to victim in pain and you know what i mean. im glad to see high on fire is playing though. by far one of the best bands to come along in a while. mayhem would be great to see here, to bad it wont happen. keep it truly underground

# Apr 1, 2005 @ 8:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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62. unearthed writes:

There both fuccking sweet tours, and anyone on this site would love to go to either one!!!!!

# Apr 1, 2005 @ 11:41 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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63. skinheadmcgee writes:

f***ing hell yeah b****es, this tour will make us fuk ur mothers while u watch and cry like little whinny b****es, b****es

# Apr 1, 2005 @ 1:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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64. notamandahugnkiss writes:

f***ing poison the well.....POISON THE WELL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
holy sh** there is a god

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