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Fans Make Dragonforce "Rockumentary"

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Three fans with a handheld video camera documented their trip to see Dragonforce in Houston, TX. The resulting “rockumentary” is portrait of adolesence and fandom. You probably don’t need to watch more than a few seconds of this to get the idea, but the point at 5:42 where one kid shows us “the hand that touched Herman Li” and another excitedly details how keyboardist Vadim Pruzhanov wrapped his arm around his shoulders is AMAZING. The "rockumentary" can be found entitled "On Fandom" at the following location: http://www.thedeciblog.com/

In other Dragonforce news, as announced, their new album, "Ultra Beatdown", will be released August 25th. Also, the band will be featured as part of the Rockstar Engery Mayhem tour which will also include Slipknot, Disturbed, Machine Head, and Mastodon among others. Dates are as follows:

7/9 Seattle, WA White River Amphitheatre
7/11 Sacramento, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre
7/12 San Francisco, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain
7/13 San Bernardino, CA Glen Helen Pavilion
7/15 Fresno, CA Save Mart Center
7/16 San Diego, CA Coors Amphitheatre
7/18 Phoenix, Az Cricket Wireless Pavilion
7/19 Albuquerque, NM Journal Pavilion
7/20 Denver, CO Coors Amphitheatre at Fiddler's Green
7/22 Kansas City, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
7/23 St. Louis, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
7/25 Dallas, TX Smirnoff Music Centre
7/26 San Antonio, TX Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
7/27 Houston, TX Sam Houston Race Park
7/29 Tampa, FL Ford Amphitheatre
7/30 West Palm Beach Cruzan Amphitheater
8/1 Virginia Beach, VA Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
8/2 Pittsburgh, PA Post-Gazette Pavilion
8/3 Scranton, PA Toyota Pavilion
8/5 Boston, MA Tweeter Center for Performing Arts
8/6 Uniondale, NY Nassau Coliseum
8/8 Toronto, ON Downsview Park
8/9 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
8/10 Chicago, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
8/12 Atlanta, GA Lakewood Amphitheatre
8/13 Indianapolis, IN Verizon Wireless Music Center
8/15 Camden, NJ Tweeter Center (now Susquehana Bank Center)
8/16 Hartford, CT New England Dodge Music Center
8/17 Washington, DC Nissan Pavilion
8/19 Buffalo, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

More information on the tour can be found at mayhemfest.com.

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1. K. Krowley writes:


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2. Cr4wf0rdT3xa5J1ngoJ4ng0 writes:

I read post 1 and my brain tried to run away.

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3. kev74d writes:

It sounds like post 1 was originally written in some foriegn language and horribly translated. I'm guessing "Francis" used something like babelfish or something. Anyways, Dragonforce is growing on me. I'd like to see them live. I'm not a fan of the vocalist, but the rest of the band is killer.

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