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Gama Bomb Declares War On "Inferior Metal"

Irish thrashers Gama Bomb has come up with a unique idea for their upcoming "Thrashing Like A Maniac" tour with Bonded By Blood and Sworn Amongst.

Singer Philly Byrne explains: "The right to listen to neck-snapping turbo-charged metal is under threat. Gloomy, posey, idiotic metal stands between us and true enjoyment of thrash. We're all guilty of having bought some rubbish, not-quite-up-to-the-mark "metal" records at some point in our lives, but it’s time to root out those embarrassing t-shirts and albums and posters – because GAMA BOMB are offering YOU a chance to wipe the slate clean."

Starting at their first show on September 12th in Germany and running through each and every stop of the 10,000-mile, eleven-country tour, GAMA BOMB invite and encourage you to bring along the worst of your music collection – the embarrassing, the awkward and the downright rubbish CDs, records and merchandise hidden amongst your better purchases – and to collect them together so both you and GAMA BOMB can do what should have been done long ago – ritually shred, stamp and smash the living hell out of them!

The band will destroy the CDs and other paraphenalia onstage as part of their act and to start the process, Earache Records themselves will donate a thousand copies of "Planets" by Adema to the festivities.

You can catch the Thrashing Like A Maniac tour on the following locations:

12 Sep 2008 - Berlin, Germany - Club Darkside
13 Sep 2008 - Bitterfeld, Germany - Festung Bitterfeld
14 Sep 2008 - Hohenems, Austria - Kastle
15 Sep 2008 - Ljubljana, Slovenia - Orto Bar
16 Sep 2008 - Piacenza, Italy - For Sale Club
17 Sep 2008 - Roma, Italy - Sinister Noise
18 Sep 2008 - Milan, Italy - The Blue Rose Saloon
19 Sep 2008 - Luynes, France - Le Korigan
20 Sep 2008 - Barcelona, Spain - Thrash Em All Festival
21 Sep 2008 - Madrid, Spain - Sala Midnight
22 Sep 2008 - Faro, Portugal - Associacao de Musicos
23 Sep 2008 - Lisbon, Portugal - Man's Ruin
24 Sep 2008 - Porto, Portugal - Metalpoint Club
25 Sep 2008 - Vigo, Spain - La Fabrica de Chocolate Club
26 Sep 2008 - Bilbao, Spain - Sanatana 27/Blue Room
27 Sep 2008 - Bordeux, France - Heretic Club
28 Sep 2008 - Nantes, France - Le Ferrailleur
30 Sep 2008 - Trier, Germany - Exhaus Trier
01 Oct 2008 - Gent, Belgium - The Frontline
02 Oct 2008 - Hengelo, Netherlands - Metropool
03 Oct 2008 - Gothenburg, Sweden - Club Booster
04 Oct 2008 - Stockholm, Sweden - Club Blacksmith
06 Oct 2008 - Hamburg, Germany - Hafenklang
08 Oct 2008 - Bremen, Germany - Thing! Club
09 Oct 2008 - Arnhem, Netherlands - Willemeen
10 Oct 2008 - Wurzburg, Germany - Posthallen
11 Oct 2008 - Ieper, Belgium - JOC Ieper
13 Oct 2008 - Sheffield, UK - The Corporation
14 Oct 2008 - London, UK - The Underworld
15 Oct 2008 - Nottingham, UK - The Old Angel
16 Oct 2008 - Bristol, UK - Bier Keller
17 Oct 2008 - Wolverhampton, UK - The Little Civic
18 Oct 2008 - Huddersfield, UK - The Parish

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1. Terminator writes:

that's awesome! i like these guys even more now!

# Sep 5, 2008 @ 3:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Kalis_wrath writes:

I think picking up a Gama Bomb album is now in order! This is an awesome idea! Got rid of all my crap albums a more than a year ago though.

# Sep 5, 2008 @ 3:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. KORNDOGG writes:

...........LOL

# Sep 5, 2008 @ 4:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. m1ke writes:

Poor Adema :p I'd rather sell my crap CDs for a few bucks on eBay though.

# Sep 5, 2008 @ 8:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Xavez writes:

I believe there is a typo in the article where i think "tubo" should be "Turbo."
but anyways these guys were always good in my book. it's pretty cool about the whole get rid of your embassing crap idea lol.

# Sep 5, 2008 @ 9:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. does it matter writes:

Nice, Gamma Bomb rule!!!

# Sep 6, 2008 @ 1:14 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. bbristowe writes:

The Absence did this a while back with all Trivium Paraphernalia.

# Sep 6, 2008 @ 3:01 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Christfucker writes:

That's awesome!

# Sep 6, 2008 @ 3:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. metalheaddrummer101 writes:

I wan't them to come to the US. Then, I can burn my slipknot shirt when I go there...and my copy of nymphetamine...

# Sep 6, 2008 @ 5:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. KORNDOGG writes:

Yes me too. I cant f***ing wait to see gama bomb.

FAGS........LOL

# Sep 6, 2008 @ 10:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. XWigglesX writes:

Am I the only one who thinks that is lame? I mean yeah Adema are sh**. But if I wanted to get rid of my sh** cds (which I dont need to because I don't have any) I'd just give them away. Or sell them. Lol I dunno, just seems pointless. Wouldn't you rather enjoy the music and mosh?

# Sep 6, 2008 @ 10:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Popctrl writes:

I feel like a black preacher...

"Can I get a f*** yes?!?!"

Now playing: Fear Factory - Self Bias Resistor

# Sep 6, 2008 @ 11:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Christfucker writes:

XWigglesX, I honestly like the idea...

# Sep 7, 2008 @ 10:22 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. XWigglesX writes:

Haha well fair enough. I think it is dumb.

# Sep 7, 2008 @ 5:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Dark_Funeral writes:

sounds like a good idea, i'd have a lot more fun burning my slipknot cds and getting cancer from all the melted plastic than giving them to cd world to get some $$ (rolls eyes)

# Sep 7, 2008 @ 10:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Dark_Funeral writes:

what are some of your most embarassing purchases everyone?
heres my top 10:
1.The Used(LOL YEAH THE EMO BAND)-i don't remember the cd name i trashed it
2.slipknot- 9.0 live. the worst live cd i've ever heard.
3. korn-see you on the other side
4. trivium-asceandancy
5. slipknot vermillion or you cannot kill what you did not create shirt
6. the goth pants with all the chains on them
7. as i lay dying shirt that was 2 sizes too small for me
8. hatebreed-supremacy
9. (even though it was free)picking up cradle of fith's "temptation" single at hot topic
10. slipknot sweatshirt

# Sep 7, 2008 @ 10:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. dropdead writes:

thats hilarious , adema does suck

# Sep 7, 2008 @ 10:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. psythe writes:

Hmm... worst buys... probly Disturbed's 'The Sickness' and Static-X's 'Shadow Zone'. Other than that, I dunno... not much :)

# Sep 7, 2008 @ 11:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Cynic writes:

Metallica's St Anger, Hatebreed's Rise Of Brutality, Mushroomhead's XX...

Now Playing: Hammers of Misfortune - "War Anthem"

# Sep 8, 2008 @ 12:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Kalis_wrath writes:

Hm... Dark funeral, good question. I would have to say that Metallica "Load" and "Reload" are good starters. I would have to think on that more though.

# Sep 8, 2008 @ 12:28 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. XWigglesX writes:

Nothing. Download first and if I like it I'll buy it.

# Sep 8, 2008 @ 1:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. XWigglesX writes:

Also kalis, about time you got a picture up hahaha

# Sep 8, 2008 @ 6:51 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Genesis writes:

wanna see a bomb??!!!!!!! here *F4RT* sigh..........................thats a bomb!!!!!!!!!!! LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

btw 17 post, you are the one the sux!!!!!!!!!!!!! Adema is one of the best. please kid listen to something better than fvcking rap!!!!! -____- that sh1t sux so bad!!!!!!!!!!!!! i bet ur a fvking EMO!!!!!

# Sep 8, 2008 @ 12:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. That_One_Guy writes:

Lmao, talk about embarrassing... I actually bought Adema's "Planets"... what the f*ck was I thinking?!

# Sep 8, 2008 @ 12:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. Kalis_wrath writes:

T.o.g, you are forgiven if you were drunk, stone or extreamly tired.

# Sep 8, 2008 @ 1:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. Dark_Funeral writes:

i know a purchase i'm not regretting, Emperor's In the Nightside Eclipse!
hell yeah!

np: emperor- Cosmic Keys to my Creation and Times

# Sep 8, 2008 @ 5:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. Kalis_wrath writes:

Dark funeral, I know how you feel about that one! Great Emperor album!

# Sep 8, 2008 @ 5:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. Dark_Funeral writes:

yay someone who likes black metal! lol

# Sep 8, 2008 @ 5:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. Kalis_wrath writes:

"Likes black metal" is putting it very lightly. More like "lives for and runns in my Scandinavian blood" is getting way closer!

# Sep 8, 2008 @ 6:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. Christfucker writes:

Kalis, where are the women like you in my area?

Dark_Funeral, here's my list (in no real order):

Korn's full discography up to "See you on the other side"
Linkin Park up to "Meteora" release
Tripp pants from Hot Topic
Korn shirts from Hot Topic
Actually, most things from Hot Topic (except for the Immortal shirt and Behemoth shirt that I almost NEVER found)
Cradle of Filth's full discography up to Nymphetamine (they are not trve, they are not Black Metal)

# Sep 11, 2008 @ 1:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. XWigglesX writes:

Kalis get excited. The Red Shore's album is due out this month apparently. Sick of waiting. I'll semd you a copy?

# Sep 11, 2008 @ 5:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. psythe writes:

^This is a band I really - REALLY - wish more people knew about. Every time I hear about the band 'The Red Chord' I get excited coz I think it's 'The Red Shore'. :P

Hmmm... I'm probably the only metalhead here who doesn't own a single band t-shirt... I dress like an every-day, average suburnanite slob lol. I like colours (all black is a NO), grey or blue jeans (only sometimes), shorts most of the time, normal t-shirts with no real particular brand or identifiable logo on it... indiscribable, indistinguishable clothes, really. But I actually like not having to dress myself in a certain way in order to suggest who I am. Dressing like a metalhead, emo, surfy, biker, hippy, metro, I can pull it all off, but I'd rather just be casual. It's more comfortable for me.

# Sep 11, 2008 @ 10:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. That_One_Guy writes:

Kali, I think I was stoned...... I don't know, it's been a few years...

# Sep 11, 2008 @ 11:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. Terminator writes:

hmm...worst purchases for me are:


two - voyers
linkin park - meteora
nelly - nellyville
eifle 65 - europop (the most embarrassing cd i own, but i guess my only plausable defense is that i was 11 lol)

metallica - st. anger goes without saying, but unlike the others, it at least served a purpose by completing my metallica discography collection.

now playing: deicide - the lord's sedition

# Sep 12, 2008 @ 2:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. Kalis_wrath writes:

Christfvcker, I don't know where the women like me are in your area. I swear I feel like I am alone sometimes! Oh well! Some women are lacking in taste!

Wiggles, if I run accros that new album I shall pick it up, if not I may need a burn.

T.o.g, you are forgiven.

Termie, what were you thinking getting any Nelly album?!

# Sep 12, 2008 @ 2:52 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. Terminator writes:

^ i dont wanna talk about it lol!

# Sep 12, 2008 @ 3:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. Kalis_wrath writes:

You did it for p***y didn't you?

# Sep 12, 2008 @ 3:09 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. Terminator writes:

is it that obvious? but hey, at least i got my $10 worth out of it ;) the bad thing is that i still got stuck with the cd.

live and learn...live and learn.

# Sep 12, 2008 @ 3:26 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. XWigglesX writes:

Probably my favorite metal band. I sent Kalis Salvaging What's Left. Best Aussie metal band in a while. Pyscroptic rule too.

# Sep 12, 2008 @ 3:37 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. Terminator writes:

i really like psycroptic, but i've also never heard any music by the red shore.

and speaking of quality aussie acts, ive been hunting for armoured angel's "angel of the sixth order" for about a year now. any idea where i could find that?

# Sep 12, 2008 @ 3:43 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. XWigglesX writes:

Same kinda Tech Death sound. Crowds go ape sh** at TRS gigs. Err no idea dude. Want me to track it down?

# Sep 12, 2008 @ 4:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. Kalis_wrath writes:

*LOL* Termie, yes. It is that obvious! No other reason for a man of your musical tastes to buy a Nelly album!

Think I will listen to that Red Shore album this weekend.

# Sep 12, 2008 @ 1:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. psythe writes:

Gah, I'm excited that people are finally hearing TRS... sitting on an audible gold mine by yourself sucks, man! The Red Shore and Synthetic Breed are my two fav Aussie acts at the mo. Both are genius.

Armoured Angel, man I don't even see them around much here in Aus. Vote 1 order it online lol.

And Nelly? Dude! What were you thinking?! It's all about 50cent :P hahah, eifle 65... man, when I was 11, I thought Savage Garden was the sh** lol. Pretty happy I grew out of that stage pretty quickly :)

# Sep 15, 2008 @ 8:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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44. That_One_Guy writes:

Hmm.. when I was 11 I was listening to Alice in Chains and Soundgarden, Nirvana.. that was what was big for me then, and it was when I really started getting into music and picked up a guitar. I think the first CD I ever got was "Dirt" by Alice in Chains. Classic.

# Sep 22, 2008 @ 2:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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45. Fuck a Name writes:

1. an Atreyu cd (I"m too emberassed to remember the name)
2. a Slipknot wallet...no, wait, I stole that, never mind.
3. A slipknot shirt I bought it after they "broke up", sort of as a memento, but then they got back together, so I set it on fire at their concert...
4. SLipknot 9.0...I see a pattern here....
5. I didn't buy it, but I did download the song "bat country" by Avenged Sevenfold. I only listened to it twice, but I can't bring myself to delete it!

Other than that, all I have is good purchases and happy mistakes, like buying a type o negative cd because I thought they were somebody else my friend had told me check out, but now I like that band a sh**load, and can't stand the band he told me to check out!

# Sep 22, 2008 @ 2:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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46. Txmetalhead writes:

I regret buying Trivium the Crusade, and the most recent Tap Root album...lol. Loss of money...big time.
GOd, Tap Root sucks MEGA a$$ in a live setting. Trivium ain't that much better. I need to check out Gamma Bomb. I am finding a SHXT load of albums online lately. I am listening to Winds Of Plague..that is one good fukkin' album.

# Sep 22, 2008 @ 5:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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47. Txmetalhead writes:

I can't trash my albums but I can delete them..they are digital downloads through Itunes..lol.

# Sep 22, 2008 @ 6:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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48. ...Just Another Number... writes:

I find it hilarious that none of you are saying any local band's albums... I myself have plenty of those I would burn on the pyre first before I would ever burn even an album from Adema if I attended one of the shows. I live in the US though.

At least a big band like Adema you can blame it on them wanting money, local bands on the other hand... lack of skill isn't what they are saying, they are saying crap non metal or wannabe metal, meaning that local bands who think profanity makes their music heavier or more hardcore can join this pyre I will, in spirit of this band's idea, be burning in my back yard.

Even though I would prefer a lot of non metal over the "metal" thats been comin out as of late... Just sayign lets open our minds and expand this idea.

# Sep 22, 2008 @ 8:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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49. Kalis_wrath writes:

YEESH! I just remembered a duesy of an album I once bought! Aerosmith's "Nine lives"! *sighs deep in shame and buries head in hand* That one I am glad not to have amungst my albums anymore!

# Sep 22, 2008 @ 8:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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50. That_One_Guy writes:

"Pigwalk" by Stuck Mojo was one that I bought.. I found it the other day and listened to it, then promptly threw it away.. a few other embarassing purchases I've made...

any Limp Bizkit CD -- gave those away a long time ago though.
Adema's "Planets", as mentioned earlier.
Nine Inch Nails' "Year Zero" -- I thought that CD was total garbage..

there's more, I just can't think of them right now, I guess.

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