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Arsis Drops Off Carcass Tour

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Arsis has announced that they will not be taking part in Carcass's tour of North America which kicks off next week. Suicide Silence, Samael and Psycroptic will still be on board however. A message from Arsis drummer Dave Kinkade states:

"This is due to situations in Arsis that are out of my hands. I do not feel that it is my place to go into specific reasons leading up to this decision but being the drummer of Arsis, it is in my best interest to NOT keep the fans in the dark. There are major personal and communication issues in this band that need be resolved before anything can continue as Arsis. I will leave it at that. Again, my apologies to the fans and the other bands on the bill.

"Due to the situation, I am available for session/ possible long-term drum work nationally and internationally. Those interested can contact me at: Anti_cosmic_drummer@yahoo.com

"On a positive note, the new Borknagar album is nearing the final completion stages. Having spoken with Øystein today, I am told that vocals and synths are well under way and we will all be meeting in Oslo at the end of April for the final mixing and mastering. So far, drums and guitars are finished and let me be the first to say that this album is going to be immense. By far the most brilliant material that Borknagar has ever written, this work is going to have all the “meat n’ potatoes” musically and production wise. I trust that all the fans will enjoy this effort."

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1. RememberMetal? writes:

Dammit!

They were my main reason for catching this show (yes even over the mighty Carcass) Still, can't miss a chance to see the legends and Psycroptic though.

f*** f*** f***.

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# Mar 7, 2009 @ 5:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Fuck_A_Name writes:

havent heard sameal, though I love Carcass almost as much as I love Napalm Death, which is saying something. Some people have slayer, some people have metallica, some become die-hard maiden and priest fans.

ME? Extreme Noise Terror, carcass, and Napalm are the bands that get me randy. So this is automatically a tour I have to keep my eye on.

Psycroptic is the sh**, though i only have their latest album, besides select songs off their older cds.

Arsis was the band on this bill that balanced out the fact that I hate Suicide Silence. f***

If I may quote a wiser man above me:
"f*** f*** f***."

Now playing: Ludacris- Mouths to feed (lol at me talking about oldschool grind and death bands, while listening to southern crunk rap music)

# Mar 7, 2009 @ 8:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Valley_of_the_Dead writes:

I certainly hope they resolve their differences, I'd hate for Arisis to become no more!!!

# Mar 8, 2009 @ 1:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. bbristowe writes:

Yeah their latest album was pretty killer and I love psycroptic.

# Mar 8, 2009 @ 3:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. rk writes:

yeah RM dont sleep on that show in lville. Man Carcass played all the badass tunes in Mokena quite possibly one of the best live shows i ever witnessed. SS killed it as well. Go ahead and flame away some of the deathcore out there is not that bad.

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