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Maroon

Formed: 1998
From: Nordhausen, Germany
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Maroon News

Below is our complete Maroon news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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Full Blown Chaos Drops Off Hell On Earth Tour

Full Blown Chaos has dropped off September's "Hell On Earth" tour of Europe, which is slated to feature God Forbid, Cataract, and Maroon, among others. According to their record label, "personal issues just make it impossible for the band to tour in Europe in this period of time."

The band will instead tour the US with Scars of Tomorrow (as previously reported). The tour dates are: More...

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Burning Season Records Summer Fest (Austria)

The 2nd Burning Season Records Summer Festival will occur on July 8th and 9th in Unterbuch, Austria at Raiffeisenhalle. Here's the line-up:

Ignite
Evergreen Terrace
Cataract
Maroon
With Honor
Sentence
Knuckledust
Rise And Fall
Strength Approach
The Setup
Day Of The Dead
xNueva Eticax
Narziss
Morda
Just Went Black
Justice
To Kill
Jane
Clobberin Time
Curse Of Instinct
Drowning In November
Nasty
Earth Stands Still
Punchline

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Maroon Signs Worldwide Deal With Century Media

German powerhouse quintet Maroon have just completed a worldwide deal with Century Media Records and will release the follow-up to their 2004 sophomore album, "When Worlds Collide," on April 18th. The band added a whole new dimension and depth to the watered down metalcore scene and quickly became one of Europe’s most crushing live acts.

Andre Moraweck (vocals) describes the band’s excitement over the new deal:

“Hey everybody, greetings from the snow mountains here in Germany. We’ve just returned from a massive four-week European tour with the almighty Obituary, and we’re happy to announce that we finally completed a worldwide deal with Century Media Records. We are very excited to release our new album, 'When Worlds Collide,' and this effort is the next logical step for us as a band. It’s definitely our most aggressive offering yet. We hope that all the fans in the U.S. join the army of darkness and make this album’s campaign a great one.

“This album is just plain brutal and features more classic metal influences. The disc also features guest appearances by Barney Greenway (vocals) of Napalm Death, Roger Merit (vocals) of Agnostic Front and Mikkel Sandager (vocals) of Mercenary. Our main goal this summer is to extensively tour the U.S., so keep an eye out for the new album and upcoming shows in your area. We hope to see you all very soon.”

A new Maroon track, entitled "Wake Up in Hell," has been posted at mp3.centurymedia.com/maroon/whenworldscollide/maroon_wakeupinhell.mp3.

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Maroon To Support Obituary And Samael On Tour

Germany’s metal infused hardcore outfit Maroon will support Obituary and Samael on their forthcoming tour in January 2006. A special guest, who is still TBC, will be added as opener to the package.

“We are extremely happy and very proud to be part of this tour”, says Maroon frontman Andre Moraweck. “Obituary and Samael are some of our most favourite bands and some of the main reasons that got us into music as well as making music. We are really looking forward to sharing stages with both bands. – Don’t miss this awesome package!”

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Danzig Confirmed To Headline NEMHF

Danzig and special guest Doyle have been confirmed as the Saturday headliner for the seventh annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, to be held Friday-Sunday, April 22-24 at the Palladium in Worcester, Mass.

In addition to the regular Danzig set, Doyle with join the band for a blistering 30-minute set of classic Misfits material. Danzig and Doyle have performed together just three times during Danzig’s recent tour – their first performances together in over 21 years.

Hatebreed, Unearth and Obituary will headline Friday night.

Saturday’s other headliners will include Chimaira and Cryptopsy.

Sunday’s headliners are King Diamond, Nile and Soilwork.

Also appearing are A Life Once Lost, All Shall Perish, All That Remains, As I Lay Dying, Behemoth, Black Dahlia Murder, Blood Has Been Shed, Bury Your Dead, Dark Tranquility, Darkest Hour, Evergreen Terrace, Full Blown Chaos, Glass Casket, Hypocrisy, If Hope Dies, Internal Bleeding, Ion Dissonance, It Dies Today, Kylesa, Maroon, Misery Signals, Mnemic, Premonitions Of War, Pro-Pain, Red Chord, Reflux, Remembering Never, Scurvy, Sonata Arctica, Stemm, Strapping Young Lad, The Acacia Strain, The Agony Scene, The Esoteric, The Killing, The Minor Times, Throwdown, Trivium, Winter Solstice, and many more to be added.

Single day tickets are $35 per day. Three-day passes are $99. Tickets are on sale at all Strawberries Record Stores, online at tickets.com, or by calling tickets.com at (800) 477-6849.

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Maroon Issues Tour Message

Maroon are now on tour for more than 2 weeks and they want to let you all know how things are going:

Downset and Demean are really cool and nice people and it’s great fun to travel all over Europe with them. Most of the shows we played so far were really good and we’ve already been to a lot of real cool places. We’re in France right now and we’re looking forward to two more weeks in France, Spain, Portugal, Belgium and Holland before we’ll return to our homeland on March 21st for a show in Bremen and some more shows in Germany, Switzerland and Austria the following week! Hope to see all of you there! Check our website from time to time for more news. When we’re back home we will post some pictures from the tour as soon as possible! Stay true! See you on the road!
Tom & Maroon

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More Bands Confirmed For Fury Fest

Slayer, In Flames, Arch Enemy, Dimmu Borgir and Suicidal Tendencies are among the latest confirmations for the 2005 edition of the Fury Fest, set to take place June 24-26 in Le Mans, France. The list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: More...

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Dark Tranquillity, Caliban To Play Summer Breeze

Dark Tranquillity and Caliban are the latest acts confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Summer Breeze festival, set to be held August 18-20 in Abtsgmünd, Germany. The complete list of artists currently confirmed to appear at the festival is as follows:

Amon Amarth
Atrocity
Barcode
Behemoth
Born from Pain
Die Apokalyptischen Reiter
Disbelief
Ektomorf
End of Green
Endstille
Final Breath
God Dethroned
Haggard
Impious
J.B.O.
Koroded
Korpiklaani
Krisiun
Lacrimas Profundere
Maroon
Nocte Obducta
Pink Cream 69
Schandmaul
Subway to Sally
Suidakra
Symphorce
The Bones
The Vision Bleak
Therion
Tristania

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Over 40 Bands Confirmed For NEMHF

The organizers of the New England Metal And Hardcore Festival have announced most of the bands that will perform at this year's event, set to be held Friday-Sunday, April 22-24, 2005 at The Palladium in Worcester. The billing for the festival is shaping up as follows:

Friday, April 22, 2005 (doors open at 3:00 p.m.): More...

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Maroon To Support Downset

Last weekend Maroon finished their successful three-week European tour with Switzerland’s Cataract. Even though the bags are not completely unpacked and the laundry is not done yet new duties are already awaiting the likeable five-piece from Nordhausen.

First of all a few words from Maroon on the tour:

Back home!!!! The “Triumph Of Hate”-tour is finished and it has been just awesome and a huge success. Above all, we’d like to extend thanks to the guys in Cataract - it was really fantastic to be on tour with them, for us it was definitely the best tour we have played so far... Thanks to MAD Tourbooking, Century Media as well as Alveran Records and all promoters. Special thanks go out to all the fans in England, Poland and Germany. England was really mind-blowing and unexpected for us. In Poland our shows had always been an event, but this time it is hard to find the right words for the crowd and the action. Definitely THE show of the whole our! Thanks and HAIL to Poland! Special thanks to our road crew Pappe, Hendrik, Matze and Martin for the good work and lots of fun.

Although the tour is over now we will not sit back and do nothing, but will continue playing shows in December and January, amongst others with our brothers from Heaven Shall Burn again. Caliban, Hatesphere and Cataract will be in on it, too.

Everyone who hasn’t had enough of the Maroon live-machine can see us on stage in February on a six-week tour all across Europe with the Crossover forefathers Downset. We are really looking forward to this tour and hope that we can reach some new people besides our fans. Thanks for the support!!!
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Napalm Death Special Show Details

More details unfold about Napalm Death's special show to present their forthcoming album “The Code Is Red… Long Live The Code” live in Bochum:

UK’s grind-legend will be supported by labelmates Heaven Shall Burn and Maroon. Furthermore, Century Media’s new p&d partner Alveran Records added Belgium’s Do Or Die and Germany’s End Of Days to the billing. Presale for the tickets has already begun, so be sure you get your ticket for EUR 12,00!
Jan. 22 Bochum, D @ Matrix

For the UK, it will be Napalm Death's first live performance in a year and a half.
Jan. 24 London, UK @ Underworld
Booking: MAD Tourbooking

Both dates will see special shows by Napalm Death focussing on “The Code Is Red… Long Live The Code” long before it’s release in April 2005.

After the release of their highly acclaimed covers album “Leaders Not Followers: Part 2,” Napalm Death are currently thrashing Europe’s stages on the X-Mass Festivals with Finntroll, Marduk, Vader, The Black Dahlia Murder and Belphegor: More...

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Belgium's Good Life / Eye Spy Fest

Good Life Recordings and Eye Spy Records will be putting on a hardcore festival on December 29th at the Magdalenazaal (MA/Z) in Brugge, Belgium. Tickets will be 10 euro presale and 12 euro at the door. Here's the lineup:

Caliban
Turmoil
Maroon
Death Before Disco
SFP
The Wage Of Sin
Abstinence

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Maroon Sign To Abacus Recordings

German metal/hardcore band Maroon has officially joined the Abacus Recordings roster. Formed in 1998, the group has previously released material with Catalyst Records and Alveran Records. Their latest Alveran release, "Endorsed By Hate," will be released in the U.S. by Abacus in early-2005 with new artwork and two live-clips from a recent performance.

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