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9/1/2009
 
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36 Crazyfists Unleash First Single From New Album
July 2, 2010
Alaskan metallers 36 Crazyfists are pleased to name their first single from their new Ferret Music release, 'Collisions and Castaways', poised for release on July 27th of this year. The track is now available for purchase digitally, across all digital providers, including iTunes. "Reviver" has begun airing on Sirius XM Liquid Metal this week, and one listen is sure to bring back memories of 36 Crazyfists tracks of the past, as well as turn the heads of new fans. Head over to the 36 Crazyfists MySpace to check out "Reviver" now.

36 Crazyfists is offering a pre-order of 'Collisions and Castaways', available here. The pre-order packages include your choice of an individual CD, a CD + exclusive pre-order shirt, or a CD + pre-order shirt and flag. All packages will include a signed booklet, only while supplies last.

36 Crazyfists will be touring for much of the rest of the year and hope to launch their first headlining tour during this upcoming record cycle. Fans will be able to witness 36 Crazyfists in two weeks when they hit the road with Fear Factory and more! See below for all current tour dates:

36 Crazyfists w/ Fear Factory, After The Burial:
7/07 - West Hollywood, CA @ House of Blues
7/09 - Portland, OR @ Roseland Theatre
7/10 - Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
7/11 Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
7/13 - Calgary, AB @ Flames Central
7/14 - Edmonton, AB @ The Starlite
7/15 - Regina, SK @ Riddell Centre
7/16 - Winnipeg, MB @ The Garrick
7/17 - Maplewood, MN @ The Rock
7/19 - Des Moines, IA @ People's Court
7/20 - Chicago, IL @ Metro
7/21 - Detroit, MI @ Harpo's Concert Theatre
7/23 - Toronto, ON @ The Opera House
7/25 - New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
7/26 - Towson, MD@ Recher Theatre
7/27 - Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock

w/ Straight Line Stitch, Dirge Within:
7/28 - Albany, NY @ Bogies
7/30 - Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection
7/31 - Dayton, OH @ McGuffy's House of Rock
8/01 - Lake Station, IN @ Lake Station Eagles Club
8/03 - Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre
8/04 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Club Vegas
8/06 - Couer D'Alene, ID @ The Grail Event Center
8/07 - Olympia, WA @ The Vault

For more information on 36 Crazyfists visit:
http://www.myspace.com/36crazyfists
 
 
 
 
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Dirge Within Announce Dates With 36 Crazyfists
June 22, 2010
Dirge Within have announced new summer tour dates with 36 Crazyfists. Dates are listed below and will run in secondary markets through the end of July into early August.

7/28 - Albany, NY @ Bogies
7/30 - Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection
7/31 - Dayton, OH @ McGuffy's House of Rock
8/01 - Lake Station, IN @ Lake Station Eagles Club
8/03 - Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre
8/04 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Club Vegas
8/05 - Boise, ID @ The Bouquet
8/06 - Coeur D'Alene, ID @ The Grail Event Center

Ticket and additional info can be found at: http://www.myspace.com/dirgewithin
 
 
 
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Dirge Within Announce Tour With Gwar
April 1, 2010
Chicago rockers Dirge Within are continuing their ongoing tour campaign by supporting the mighty GWAR this summer. "Dirge Within and Gwar. Wow, that is a lethal combo! We are thrilled to be hitting the road with the mighty scumdogs!" says guitarist Shaun Glass. Pre-Sale tix went up Monday. All regular tickets going on sale tomorrow Friday, April 2nd and Saturday, April 3rd.

Dirge Within w/ GWAR:
6/01 - Toledo, OH @ Headliners
6/02 - Palatine, IL @ Durty Nellies
6/04 - Ft. Collins, CO @ Aggie Theatre
6/05 - Grand Junction, CO @ Mesa Theatre & Club
6/07 - San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
6/09 - Mobile, AL @ Soul Kitchen
6/10 - Jackson, MS @ Club Fire
6/11 - Memphis, TN @ New Daisy Theatre
6/14 - Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre
6/15 - N. Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues SC
6/16 - Richmond, VA @ The National
6/17 - Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
6/18 - Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
6/19 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance
6/20 - Boston, MA @ House of Blues Boston
6/22 - Farmingdale, NY @ The Crazy Donkey
6/23 - Syracuse, NY @ Westcott Theatre
6/24 - Millvale, PA @ Mr. Small's Theatre
6/25 - Lexington, KY @ Buster's Billiards & Backroom
6/26 - Rutland, OH @ 2010 Interpunk American Skate Fest

Dirge Within is currently finishing up a successful tour with "Fear Campaign Tour 2010" with Fear Factory. Glass concludes, "As a long time friend /fan of the band it has been an honor for us to begin our new tour cycle with one of the most bad ass bands on the planet and back with a mind blowing comeback record. It's been nights of ear splitting sonic mayhem!"

Dirge Within's debut album, 'Force Fed Lies', was released on September 1, 2009 via E1 Music. The CD was mixed by Jeff Rose and Martin "Ginge" Ford of Nott-In-Pill studios in Newport, Wales, United Kingdom. Edsel Dope (Dope) produced the effort alongside Chris Djuricic (Studio One). The album features guest appearances by Corey Beaulieu of Trivium and Michael Angelo Batio of Nitro. Stephen Jensen created the cover artwork from F3 studios. Fans can purchase / preview here.

The "Forever the Martyr" video was filmed in Charlotte, North Carolina with director Ramon Boutviseth (Trivium, Incubus). You can view that at this location.

For more information, please visit:
http://bit.ly/bfB2Dv (for video blogs which are constantly updated)
http://www.myspace.com/dirgewithin
http://www.twitter.com/dirge_within
 
 
 
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Allegaeon Wrapping Up Work On New Album
March 25, 2010
Allegaeon is currently finishing work on their Metal Blade debut, 'Fragments Of Form And Function', with producer Dave Otero (Cephalic Carnage) at Flatline Audio. Finishing an album hasn't quelled their drive to continuously be playing shows, however, as they've recently been added as a support band to the Fort Collins, CO stop of the Fear Factory and Winds Of Plague tour.

Vocalist Ezra Haynes offers up the latest update: "Well, The record is just about done. We've been listening to rough mixes and I think it's safe to say that we're all pretty pleased with what it has been molded into so far. You can tell that every member of Allegaeon and the overall product being 'Fragments of Form and Function' has matured greatly since our EP release in 2008 and believe it or not 'Fragments of Form and Function' is a hell of a lot heavier. Everyone has stepped up tremendously, it's loaded with groove, shred, blast beats and I feel my vocal performance is my best to date. We are all extremely stoked for the world to hear this album and we can't wait to hit the road this Summer in support of it."

Allegaeon has posted the first video in a series of video studio updates to www.MetalBlade.tv. The video can be seen at this location.

Allegaeon w/ Fear Factory, Winds Of Plague, Dirge Within, Periphery:
04/05 - Fort Collins, CO - The Aggie Theatre

For more info, visit:
http://www.myspace.com/allegaeon
http://www.facebook.com/allegaeon
http://twitter.com/allegaeon
http://www.youtube.com/allegaeon
 
 
 
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Winds Of Plague Continue North American Touring Onslaught
February 25, 2010
Southern California's symphonic blackmetalcore titans, Winds Of Plague, are currently decimating the masses across North America headlining the Never Say Die! Tour with labelmates Despised Icon, alongside (overly preachy xtians) For Today, Stray From The Path and The World We Knew. The group's continues their tireless touring schedule joining up in late March as direct support to genre legends Fear Factory with Dirge Within and Periphery. See below to view all tourdates.

This touring onslaught is all capped off this summer with their performance on the much anticipated Rockstar Mayhem Tour performing on the Jagermeister Stage alongside such major acts as Hatebreed, Chimaira and Shadows Fail. This is the band's biggest North American touring opportunity yet and it also marks their first outdoor festival tour. Be sure to check out www.myspace.com/windsofplague to view their complete touring itinerary.

Johnny
(vocals) further states: "We are about halfway through our second headline tour in a row. This second tour is proving to be just as successful as the first. Despite the epic weather, the Plague Army has proven its loyalty night after night. We truly have the best and craziest fans and words can't express how much we appreciate every last person that has shows support. Despite the relentless touring we have been doing, we have managed to set up a mobile studio and have been working on new material. Fans of both 'Decimate The Weak' and 'The Great Stone War' will be pleased with the new jams. As we head back west we are very pleased to announce that we will be supporting the reunited Fear Factory on their first tour back in the states. No rest for the wicked."

Winds Of Plague
has changed the landscape of heavy music upon release of their highly acclaimed, vicious new album, 'The Great Stone War', which made an impressive debut in its first week landing at #73 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. The new offering has quickly propelled the band to the forefront of the American metal scene and served as a much needed wake up call to the genre.

Winds Of Plague
w/ Fear Factory, Dirge Within and Periphery:
3/22 - Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
3/23 - Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater
3/24 - Colorado Springs, CO @ The Black Sheep
3/26 - Dallas, TX @ House of Blues Dallas
3/27 - San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
3/28 - Houston, TX @ The Channel @ Wired Live
3/30 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
4/01 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
4/02 - Knoxville, TN @ Valarium
4/03 - Little Rock, AR @ The Village
4/05 - Ft. Collins, CO @ Aggie Theatre
4/06 - Grand Junction, CO @ Mesa Theatre & Club
4/10 - Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues
4/11 - San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
 
 
 
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Biography
YEAR FORMED: 2007
HOME TOWN: Chicago, IL
MEMBERS:
Jerms - Vocals
Shaun Glass - Guitar
Jimmy Knight - Drums
Brian Paz - Bass
Matt Szlachta - Guitar

DIRGE WITHIN formed in March of 2007 by founding members Shaun Glass, Jimmy Knight, and Jerms. With the additions of Paz, and Matt Szlachta to follow in late April 2007. Immediately DIRGE WITHIN recorded the 3 song demo including the songs "Forever the Martyr" "Complacency Strain" and "Ties That Bind" at Mercenary Studios in Zion, IL. (Engineered by Scott Creekmore). The demo was mixed and mastered by James Murphy (Testament/Death) at Safehouse Productions.
In June of 2007 DIRGE WITHIN played their first show in Milwaukee, WI.

In November of 2007 DIRGE WITHIN became a member of the Jagermeister Music family. Soon after, DIRGE had also become endorsed by: ESP Guitars, Washburn Guitars, Randall Amplification, Line 6, EMG Electronics, Dunlop, Samson Wireless Systems, Draven Shoes, Warlord Clothing, SRH Clothing, and Ed Stone clothing. DIRGE's "Forever the Martyr" was placed in permanent rotation on Sirius Satellite Radio's Channel 27 "Hard Attack".

Early 2008 brought DIRGE WITHIN back into the studio to record another song with Engineer Chris Djuricic at Studio One (Racine, WI). "The Last Goodbye" was recorded, with the mixing and mastering by James Murphy (Safehouse Productions).
In April of 2008 DIRGE WITHIN teamed up with Justin Arcangel of Dark Angel Management. As well as obtaining International Booking by Paul Ryan of The Agency Group.

On July 28th, 2008 DIRGE WITHIN released a one minute snippet of a new track, called "Confession". Once again, the song was engineered by Chris Dhuricic at his studio, Studio One. However, this time they took a new step and enlisted the skill of Edsel Dope (Dope) to produce the track. "Confession is just a taste of what's to come in 2009!" "Confession" was mixed and mastered by James Murphy at Safehouse Productions.

DIRGE WITHIN has so far played shows alongside acts such as God Forbid, Nile, Death Angel and Prong. DIRGE was proud to be part of the June Jagermeister Music Tour dates with Hatebreed, Type O Negative, and 3 Inches of Blood. As well as the July Jagermeister Music Tour dates with Dope & Kittie

As of December 2008, DIRGE WITHIN hits the studio to record the debut album! Aimed for late summer 2009! Check out the DirgeTV video blog updates as they're posted!