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Fate Set To Hit The Road For 'Rags To Bitches' Tour
June 5, 2009
Sacramento extreme metallers, Fate, will be hitting the road for the comically dubbed "Rags To Bitches" tour alongside tech death metallers Vale Of Pnath (Tribunal), and fellow Northern California metallers, At Dawn. Dates for the two and a half week trek are listed below.

"Rags To Bitches" Tour Dates:
6/23 - 4 Pints - Carson City, Nevada
6/24 - Marysville Youth Center - Marysville, California
6/25 - Modesto Virtual - Modesto, California
6/26 - The Venue - Sanger, California
6/27 - McDermont Field House - Lindsey, California
6/28 - TBA - Bakersfield, California
6/29 - TBA - Canoga Park, California
6/30 - The Crossing - Palmdale, California
7/01 - The Sets - Tempe, Arizona
7/02 - The Compound - Albuquerque, New Mexico
7/03 - The Sanctuary - El Paso, Texas
7/04 - Warehouse 21 - Santa Fe, New Mexico
7/05 - Phils Radiator Shop - Pueblo, Colorado
7/06 - Blast-O-Mat! - Denver, Colorado

Fate have been busy writing and recording new material for the follow up to their 2008 Metal Blade release, 'Vultures'. The band will be playing new material on the upcoming tour, but in the meantime you can check out some of their new tracks below.

For more info on updates on Fate, head on over to www.myspace.com/fate.
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Fate Check In From The Road
March 19, 2009
Jacob Durrett, drummer for Sacramento, CA death metallers, Fate, has issued the following update via the band's Official 'Fate Tour Blog':

"Awesome show! It was fun to be playing with our old friends Molotov Solution. They killed it! Unfortunately this show was the last of our March run, due to problems with promoters. We will be back out in April with Antagonist (Prosthetic) so come out and party with us on these dates:

We're also gonna need a place to stay every night of this tour, so if you can share your floor with us hit us up! My AIM is "youregonagetshot," don't be afraid to use it!"

Fate Tour Dates w/ Antagonist:
4/11 - Sacramento, CA @ TBA
4/12 - Santa Cruz, CA @ 418 Project
4/13 - Bakersfield, CA @ Jerry's Pizza
4/14 - Whittier, CA @ The Green Turtle
4/15 - Canoga Park, CA @ Cobalt Cafe
4/16 - Mesa, AZ @ Badlands
4/17 - Albuquerque, NM @ The Compound
4/18 - Wichita Falls, TX @ American Legion Post #169
4/19 - San Antonio, TX @ The White Rabbit
4/20 - Houston, TX @ Java Junction
4/21 - McAllen, TX @ Smokin' Aces
4/22 - Las Cruces, NM @ The Dream Center
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Fate Issues Update, Announces Tour Dates
March 9, 2009
Sacramento extreme metallers, Fate, have issued the following update via the band's Official Myspace page:

"We will be changing our name at some point in the near future so make sure you dont forget about us. We are not sure as to what the name will be yet but we are working on something spectacular. hahahah.


The day that we leave for our tour (March 13th) we will be putting up another brand new song, but there's a catch. This new song will only be up for 48 hrs. So be sure to keep your eyes open!


If you live in any of these areas or surrounding areas please come out and rage with us at our shows! We love to meet all of you guys (even our enemies)! SMOKE US OUT TOO! WE WILL BE IN NEED!


We will need a place to stay every night of this tour. So if you have a home please share your floor with us. There might even be a tshirt or a cd in it for you."

Fate tour dates:
3/13 - Paradise lost - Chico, California
3/14 - The Exit - Fresno, California
3/15 - The Crossing - Palmdale, California
3/16 - Jerry’s Pizza - Bakersfield, California
3/17 - TBA - Whittier/ So Cal, California
3/18 - TBA - San Diego, California
3/19 - The Badlands - MESA, Arizona
3/20 - The Lobo Theatre - Albuquerque, New Mexico
3/21 - The Antique Room - Kingman, Arizona
3/22 - Vinyl Red Studios "Industry Hall" - Ontario, California
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Fate Announce New Vocalist
July 16, 2008
Sacramento Death metallers Fate have issued the following update via their Myspace Page, regarding the parting of vocalist Justin Krahn, and his replacement:

"So we have some things to announce and let all of you know.

About 2 weeks ago, our singer Justin decided to part ways with the band. He wanted to go onto better things such as school and work. There are no hard feelings between any of us and we wish him the best of luck.

Recently we have found a replacement. His name is Drew Winter. He has been our good friend for many years and will have no problem fitting right in. He has been in bands such as Conducting From The Grave and Debello Castrum.

In a week or so we will be releasing brand new material with our new vocalist Drew. Over the course of the next month we will be releasing more music. Thanks to all who have supported and stuck with us along this very very bumpy road."

Fate's debut album, 'Vultures', was released earlier this year on Metal Blade Records.
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Metal Blade signs Fate
June 4, 2007
METAL BLADE RECORDS, the label with the reputation for signing influential metal artists such as SLAYER, CANNIBAL CORPSE, AS I LAY DYING, UNEARTH is excited to be working on, not only the first album for the band on METAL BLADE, but also the band’s very first album.

“We are very excited to be apart of the Metal Blade family and sharing our music with the masses....Fate is grateful for this opportunity to share a label with some of our biggest influences and to become apart of the proud tradition of metal blade artists.” – FATE

Hear them here: www.myspace.com/fate
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HOME TOWN: Carmichael, CA
Drew Winter - vocals
Kyle Fishman - guitar
Bryce Yuson - guitar
Devin Durrett - bass
Jacob Durrett - drums

Hailing from Carmichael, California this five-piece band does not compromise the veracity of their music for anyone. Deeply influenced by all things extreme and thrashy, FATE has directed their intense admiration of metal into the focus needed to create music for a new generation of Metalheads! Speed, ferocity, and the ability to write viciously energetic songs will surely set FATE apart from other acts as they prepare to take the metal world by storm with their Metal Blade Records debut ’Vultures’.

Formed in September of 2003, the members of Fate were still in middle school when they decided to start the band. Eager to be a part of the scene they had so much respect and adoration for; FATE began booking and playing shows in the greater Sacramento area including gigs at infamous underground venues. Come 2005 the band recruited Kyle Fishman on guitars, who was only 14 at the time, and started writing new material. This new material was so strong that it resulted in FATE being invited to play the Sacramento stop of the Van’s Warped Tour.

After playing the Sacramento stop of the Van’s Warped Tour FATE began booking out of town shows their own mini tours. During this time FATE had 2 shows a week for about a year, which is pretty good considering all of the band’s members were still in high school. FATE continued to develop a name for themselves and were getting offers for bigger and better shows including dates with bands like Bleeding Through, Unearth, Amon Amarth, Through the Eyes of the Dead, and Animosity.

Enter 2007, FATE has their first ever deal with metal label heavyweights Metal Blade Records and are picked up by the Artery Foundation Management (The Devil Wears Prada, Team Sleep, Whitechapel, The Warriors, and Dance Gavin Dance just to name a few). The band has also landed endorsements with Krank Amplification and Vitamin Water with more deals already in the works. Look for FATE’s Metal Blade debut ’Vultures’ in stores and online everywhere April 29th, 2008.

(Photo: Alex Solca)