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Rammer Calls It Quits

Toronto-based thrashers RAMMER have issued the following band update:

"After nine long years, the mighty RAMMER will be entering the grave at the end of March."

"It is supremely frustrating to me that a band so utterly unique and powerful should fall prey to its own toxicity and not be able to realize the potential it possesses. Many things over the years have kept RAMMER from becoming as functional and productive as it could and SHOULD be. All of you out there in bands who are reading this will know at least partly what I mean. It is the frustrations arising from this inherent state as well as constantly evolving personal goals and ambitions which have caused some members to leave."

"This was not a decision arrived upon lightly and it still weighs heavily on all of us. Al, our drummer, and Phil, our bass player, have decided to move to the USA to pursue other musical endeavours together. This move is indicative of the mounting difficulties we've been having in keeping RAMMER a functioning band that is musically satisfying for all five people involved."

"We have decided that we will not continue with RAMMER as a band. Rather we feel that things have come full circle in many ways and that this is a logical end to all the madness we've created over the years."

"Regarding our forthcoming releases:"

"The 'Siege Of Madness' CD/LP will still be coming out. The artwork is finished and the layout is almost done. The whole thing should go to press by the end of March and will be widely available worldwide."

"The split 7" with EARLY MAN which is part of Relapse Records' 'Speed 'N Spikes' series is also coming out. It is the fourth in a series of four 7" releases and will be out within a few months via Relapse."

"I will be posting a blog shortly with updated merch information featuring pricing and images of new shirts, 7"s and other swag so stay sharp."

"I will continue to monitor [the band's] site and correspond with all the RAMMER rageslaves over the world. I will also be posting relevant information about any post-RAMMER projects that arise... and rest assured they will arise like a horrid stench from the dead. Any questions or other inquiries will be answered in a timely fashion."

"All wild maniacs are invited to attend our last two shows on the 14/15th weekend which are listed on our page here."

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. CrawfordTexasJingoJango writes:

1st! Ha ha ha!

How long has this thread been here? Nobody has heard of Rammer I take it. I know I haven't, I just kept looking at "0 comments", and I figured I'd post so all the jackoffs that get excited to click and read the 1 comment on the Rammer thread can know what total douches they are.

Pretty much, whoever reads this is gay.

# Mar 17, 2008 @ 5:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Diamond Oz writes:

Gee thanks Crawford! :P

# Mar 17, 2008 @ 5:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. RammerOwnage writes:

Crawford,
I assume that you're the one who is worried about the comments, you're the one who cares so much about what people are here to say, you sir ... are the douche.

# Mar 17, 2008 @ 11:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Kalis_wrath writes:

Um... CTJJ, I believe you are the one who has been obsessing over incest... Not that I have anything against you as there are worse things out there, like beasiality, but you may want to take a look in the mirror there buddy!

# Mar 18, 2008 @ 12:46 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Derpee writes:

^^^sometimes you don't make ANY sense at all.

# Mar 18, 2008 @ 6:46 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. CrawfordTexasJingoJango writes:

I love you guys, too.

# Mar 18, 2008 @ 9:04 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. CrawfordTexasJingoJango writes:

You realize that I WAS right, though, right? No one wanted to post until I said something.

Diamond Oz, you're my favorite mod.

# Mar 18, 2008 @ 9:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Txmetalhead writes:

Diamond Oz is very cool! Thank from the bottom of my heart for living in a country with such great metal legends as Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, and Iron Maiden. I am so happy that I discovered metal before country or some other type of music. Euro-metal is the best.

# Mar 18, 2008 @ 2:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Diamond Oz writes:

D'aww shucks! Thanks guys! You're very welcome for British metal, in return thanks to America for giving us Bay Area Thrash! Along with a whole list of other great metal and rock acts!

But on subject, yes, Crawford was right haha!

# Mar 18, 2008 @ 3:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. CrawfordTexasJingoJango writes:

Okay, I'm done. Sorry.

Such poppycock should be purged from the annals of metalunderground.com.

# Mar 19, 2008 @ 8:59 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Txmetalhead writes:

Poppycock...lol. Haven't heard that word in ages.

# Mar 19, 2008 @ 11:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. deathbringer writes:

It is funny though - I was surprised to see 10 comments on it this morning, having been at 0 for so long.

# Mar 19, 2008 @ 11:14 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Kalis_wrath writes:

Mmmmmm gotta love the smell of Carcass in the morning! This thread got me wondering what Rammer is like. I will check em out when I get home.

# Mar 19, 2008 @ 12:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. CrawfordTexasJingoJango writes:

Yeah, I might as well check 'em out, too.

# Mar 19, 2008 @ 2:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. DeathInEye writes:

Maybe you two will cause a reunion. =)

# Mar 19, 2008 @ 6:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Kalis_wrath writes:

Well CTJJ, is right that it took forever to get any comments in here, which means that they either suck and no one cares or that they just never got any form of publicity to be known about until now. I am not holding my breath for anything big. Morbid coureosity is more or less why I am going to check em out.

# Mar 19, 2008 @ 7:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. CrawfordTexasJingoJango writes:

Thank you for getting it, Kalis.

# Mar 20, 2008 @ 9:09 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Kalis_wrath writes:

Hahaha! No problem. I did not check em out last night. The ol man and I watched movies and had fun. *winks* Oh well. I have plenty more time ahead of me to check them out and such.

# Mar 20, 2008 @ 1:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Kalis_wrath writes:

And where is Godlike? He playing with himself AGAIN?! Hahahahaha!

# Mar 20, 2008 @ 1:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. deathbringer writes:

Not bad melodic thrash, actually, although the production of even the newer stuff sounds like it's from the 80s. Generally we'll post break up news as a headline for most any band that's been around so long. I'm sure people from their local scene at least know about them even if most of our readers don't.

# Mar 20, 2008 @ 1:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. Kalis_wrath writes:

Hu.... interesting. I was expecting complete crap, but theses guys are not that bad at all in my opinion. I kinda hope they do get their act together and learn to get along. I kinda like the drums alot.

# Mar 20, 2008 @ 11:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. kalis_wrath. writes:

Hu...interesting.l was expecting complete crap,but theses guys are not that bad at all in my opinion.l kinda hope they do get.their act together and learn to get along. l kinda like the drrums alot.

# Mar 29, 2008 @ 4:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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