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Gwar Signs Back To Metal Blade Records
May 15, 2009
Let the world tremble! Metal Blade Records and Slave Pit Inc. have joined forces again to announce the re-signing of the mighty GWAR…here (below) we see Metal Blade Owner & CEO Brian Slagel and GWAR lead singer Oderus Urungus holding the carefully crafted document that spells DOOM for the human race. Untold legions of slaves are already laboring without pause to prepare the world for the first release in what shall go down in history as the most savage GWAR assault upon the human race to date! Ready the butchers block! 'Lust in Space', the new album from GWAR, out in August on Metal Blade Records!

Quoth Oderus, "We couldn't be more delighted to be back on Metal Blade. The alliance of metal's most prestigious label and metal's most incredible band shall form an UberKlaw of ten-fold devastation. When GWAR's new album, 'Lust in Space', drops in August, the world shall be forced to its knees in total submission to our confusing dominance! The release marks the 25th Anniversary of GWAR's thawing-out, and we proclaim a two-year celebration to herald this brain-melting event! Death to life! Up the Irish! GWAR is back on Metal Blade and bitter is their wrath!"

Brian Slagel comments; “I am honored and very excited to welcome GWAR back into the Metal Blade Family. We have had a tremendous relationship with them for a long time and we look forward to working with them again on their new album, 'Lust in Space'.”

'Lust in Space' track listing:
1. Lust in Space
2. Let Us Slay
3. Damnation Under God
4. The UberKlaw
5. Lords and Masters
6. Metal Metal Land
7. The Price of Peace
8. Where is Zog?
9. Make a Child Cry
10. Release the Flies
11. Parting Shot
*GWARnography

*bonus track available only when album is purchased as a download online

Catch GWAR live in the latex when they devastate a town near you with Priestess and once again label-mates Cattle Decapitation. If you missed the band, fear not you imprudent mortal as GWAR will be back out on the road this summer to beat 'Lust in Space' into the skulls of all those who cross their path.

GWAR Tour w/ Priestess, Cattle Decapitation:
05/13 - Kansas City, MO - Crossroads
05/14 - Springfield, MO - Remmington's Downtown
05/15 - Nashville, TN - Exit / In
05/16 - Jackson, MS - Club Fire
05/17 - Knoxville, TN - Valarium
05/19 - Fayetteville, NC - Jester's Pub
05/20 - Jacksonville, NC - Hooligans
05/21 - Lancaster, PA - Chameleon Club

For more info on GWAR, visit their Official site at http://www.gwar.net/, or head
on over to http://www.myspace.com/gwarofficial.
 
 
 
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Cattle Decapitation Comment On Numerous Upcoming Tours
March 10, 2009
On the heels of their fastest selling and most critically acclaimed album to date, 'The Harvest Floor', Cattle Decapitation will be criss-crossing North America with everyone from GWAR, to Marduk & Mayhem, to label mates Rose Funeral, Woe of Tyrants and will be appearing at the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival in Worcester, MA.

Vocalist Travis Ryan comments, “We'll be heading out on another headlining trek and FINALLY we'll be doing a FULL CANADIAN TOUR!!! That's right! Years in the making, hundreds of requests gone unfulfilled, Cattle Decapitation will be grinding its way from British Columbia to Quebec! Along these dates we'll be playing with bands like Psyopus, Rose Funeral, Woe of Tyrants and even a one off fest with our brothers in gore, Suffocation! After that, we'll be meeting up once again with the almighty GWAR!!! That part of the trek will also feature Priestess and it runs right into the one everyone's been waiting for…The Blackened Fest featuring Mayhem, Marduk, our long-time friends Cephalic Carnage and Atlanta's Withered! We're excited to hear that Attila is back in Mayhem (look ma, no pig heads!) and to jam alongside Marduk & Cephalic again and look forward to sharing our brand of depravity with their fans!

Cattle Decapitation:
03/31 - Modesto, CA - Modesto Virtual
04/01 - Portland, OR - Satyricon
04/02 - Seattle, WA - Studio Seven
04/03 - Vancouver, BC - The Metro Hall
04/05 - Edmonton, AB - The Pawn Shop
04/06 - Coaldale, AB - The Ventura Bar
04/07 - Calgary, AB - The Den / MacEwan Events Centre
04/08 - Saskatoon, SK - The Roxy
04/09 - Winnipeg, MB - The Zoo

w/ Psyopus & Rose Funeral:
04/11 - Thunder Bay, ON - The Den
04/13 - Sudbury, ON - The Townehouse Tavern
04/14 - Kingston, ON - Time To Laugh
04/15 - Ottawa, ON - The Bronson Center (w/ Suffocation, Whitechapel)
04/16 - Montreal, QC - Underworld
04/17 - Worcester, MA - The Palladium (New England Metal and Hardcore Festival)

w/ Rose Funeral & Woe Of Tyrants:
04/19 - Rochester, NY - Penny Arcade
04/20 - Wheeling, WV - Yesterday's Draught House
04/21 - Indianapolis, IN - Emerson Theatre
04/22 - Sauget, IL - Pop's
04/24 - Amarillo, TX - The War Legion Underground
04/25 - Dallas, TX - The Lounge on Elm Street
04/26 - Austin, TX - Emo's
04/28 - Clarksville, TN - The Coup
04/29 - Danville, VA - Plan B
04/30 - Fredericksburg, VA - KC's Music Alley
05/01 - New York City, NY - Studio at Webster Hall
05/02 - Buffalo, NY - Xtreme Wheels (w/ Psyopus, Fights of Spring)

w/ GWAR & Priestess:
05/03 - Providence, RI - Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel
05/04 - Orono, ME - 103 Ultra Lounge
05/05 - Boston, MA - House of Blues
05/06 - Poughkeepsie, NY - The Chance
05/07 - Allentown, PA - Crocodile Rock
05/08 - Millvale, PA - Mr. Small's Theatre
05/09 - Cincinnati, OH - Bogart's
05/10 - Traverse City, MI - The Terminal
05/11 - DeKalb, IL - Otto's Niteclub
05/12 - East Peoria, IL - East Peoria Event Center
05/14 - Springfield, MS - Remmington's Downtown
05/15 - Nashville, TN - The Muse
05/16 - Jackson, MS - Club Fire
05/17 - Knoxville, TN - Valarium
05/19 - Fayetteville, NC - Jester's Pub
05/20 - Jacksonville, NC - Hooligans
05/21 - Lancaster, PA - Chameleon Club

Blackened Fest Featuring Mayhem, Marduk, Cephalic Carnage & Withered:
05/22 - Baltimore, MD - Sonar Maryland Death Fest
05/23 - Spartanburg, SC - Ground Zero
05/24 - Orlando, FL - Club Firestone
05/26 - Houston, TX - Numbers
05/27 - San Antonio, TX - White Rabbit
05/29 - Albuquerque, NM - Sunshine Theatre
05/30 - Tempe, AZ - Clubhouse
05/31 - San Diego, CA - House Of Blues
06/02 - Hollywood, CA - House Of Blues
06/03 - San Francisco, CA - DNA
06/04 - Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theatre
06/05 - Seattle, WA - Studio Seven
06/06 - Boise, ID - Knitting Factory
06/07 - Denver, CO - Gothic Theatre
06/09 - St Paul, MN - Station 4
06/11 - Chicago, IL - House Of Blues
06/12- Cleveland, OH - Peabody's
06/13 - Detroit, MI - The Majestic Theatre
06/14 - Toronto, ON - The Opera House
06/15 - Montreal, QC - Les Foufounes Electriques

Attn: Vinyl Collectors: The limited edition Picture Disc LP version of the new album, 'The Harvest Floor', will be available April 14th via Metal Blade Records.

Cattle Decapitation drummer David McGraw now endorsed by Paiste Cymbals!

David has this to say about the new endorsement: “I'm very proud to be a part of the Paiste family! I'm pleased to use cymbals that I know will deliver the goods night after night and that will cut through the sonic wall of gore that is Cattle Decapitation!”

*Cattle Decapitation is now on Twitter.com! Visit www.twitter.com/cattledecap and add us up to get up to the minute Cattle Decapitation info!!!

*Cattle Decapitation is now with Indiemerchstore.com! Check out our page, a few designs are up and more are on the way!http://www.indiemerchstore.com/cattledecap.

Coming Shortly:
*The “Regret & the Grave” music video and its airing dates! Stay tuned to http://www.myspace.com/cattledecapitation for more info.
 
 
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DEAD BY WEDNESDAY touring with MENSREA featuring members of
January 30, 2009
DEAD BY WEDNESDAY, featuring former members of the underground heavyweight outfit GARGANTUA SOUL and drummer Opus, have announced a showcase on February 23rd, at Lit Lounge in New York City.

Precious Metal is a night of heavy music, featuring DJs and national touring bands, hosted by Curran Reynolds, party curator and drummer for local NYC band WETNURSE. The group (DBW) will also be touring throughout February, March and April with MENSREA, which features members of GWAR, before kicking off a full US tour this summer/fall.

The Killing Project (Eclipse Records) is Dead By Wednesday's first studio album of all-new material since the debut Democracy Is Dead (Stillborn Records). The album is a hybrid version of metal that incorporates elements of punk and hardcore into a musical loaded gun that confronts hard hitting topics like the war in the Middle East, religion and US foreign policy with politically charged lyrics. Using music a platform, Dead By Wednesday hopes to raise awareness among America’s youth about the need for a change.

Dead By Wednesday also recently launched their own YouTube Channel entitled “DBWTV” online at www.youtube.com/user/DBWtv which contains interviews, videos along with a trailer episode of the reality TV pilot I Should Have Been A Rock Star.

Tour dates are as follows:

Feb 07th - Lake Hell, NH "Wake Up Dead Show" DBW Radio Interview on www.Hardrockradiolive.com
Feb 23rd - Precious Metal Mon's NYC Showcase @ Lit Lounge
Feb 28th - Richmond, VA @ Element Lounge w/ Mensrea (Feat. members of Gwar)
Mar 07th - Baltimore, MD @ Fletchers w/ Mensrea (Feat. members of Gwar)
Mar 14th - Bristol, PA @ Freddie's Tavern w/ Mensrea (Feat. members of Gwar)
Mar 15th - Norfolk, VA @ Norfolk Masonic Temple VA Metal Fest w/ Suffocation & Mensrea
Mar 22nd - Holyoke, MA @ The Waterfront Tavern w/ Diecast
Jun 19th - 21st - Starks, ME @ Freedom Fair & Political Hemp Ralley
Jul 11th - Spencerport, NY @ The Jukebox "Metal Brawl 2"
 
 
 
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Kingdom Of Sorrow Ultimate Prize Package Contest
October 8, 2008
Heavy metal superheroes, Kingdom Of Sorrow, are on a three-month-long trek with GWAR and Toxic Holocaust, and the boys are asking for your help to make the tour a raging success. Best of all, you have the opportunity to win some killer Kingdom of Sorrow prize packages, including free concert tickets, T-shirts, CDs, LPs, and autographed posters. Plus receive free, exclusive content just for participating!

The contest is simple. Sign up for the official Kingdom Of Sorrow Street Team at Reverb Nation by clicking on the street team button and filling out your information. Next join the first mission where you can grab the tune widget (featuring an exclusive Motorhead cover by Kingdom Of Sorrow available only on Reverb Nation, the latest KOS news and tour dates, free music, videos, downloads, and much more) and get to posting that son-of-a-bitch like all hell! MySpace, social networks, blogs, forums, discussion boards, etc. Leave no site unscathed by the Kingdom's wrath.

Whichever diehard fan receives the most impressions (views) of posted widgets by November 1st will win the grand prize. The runner-ups will then be determined in order.

Grand Prize (1 Winner):
- 2 tickets to a Kingdom Of Sorrow / GWAR show of your choice.
- 1 copy of the new, self-titled record on limited-edition colored vinyl
- 1 Japanese version of the new CD featuring an exclusive cover of Motorhead's "No Class"
- 1 Kingdom Of Sorrow "Iron-Eagle" T-Shirt
- 1 Autographed Kingdom Of Sorrow Poster

1st Prize (10 Winners):
- 1 copy of the new, self-titled album on CD
- 1 Autographed Kingdom Of Sorrow Poster

2nd Prize (25 Winners):
- 1 Autographed Kingdom Of Sorrow poster

***No purchase necessary. Contest is based on most impressions acquired per user, not per widget. Contest ends November 1, 2008 and the winners will be contacted at their provided e-mail addresses. In order to have results tracked you must sign up for the street team!***
 
 
 
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HORSE The Band Announce Tour With GWAR
October 28, 2007
HORSE the Band have announced that they will be touring with the mighty GWAR starting November 4. The tour will kick off in Johnson City, NY and wrap-up in Santa Cruz, CA on November 21. HORSE are currently on tour with Between the Buried And Me and Animosity, and will be playing the Saints and Sinners Fest on November 3 in Asbury Park, NJ.

Its gonna be a f#*kin' Budbath! said The General, HORSEs vocalist.

HORSE the Band are touring to support their latest album, 'A Natural Death', which hit streets in August on Koch Records. The album features the single, New York City, which was featured recently in Spin magazine. The video for the single is available on the bands MySpace page.

Saints and Sinners Festival:
11/03 Asbury Park, NJ Convention Hall

HORSE the Band w/ GWAR:
11/04 Johnson City, NY Magic City Music Hall
11/05 Orono, ME Ultra Lounge
11/06 South Burlington, VT Higher Ground
11/07 Buffalo, NY The Town Ballroom
11/08 Butler, PA Meridian Vets Club (Headlining Off-Date)
11/09 Indianapolis, IN The Vogue
11/10 Springfield, MO Remingtons Downtown
11/12 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Pyramid Cabaret
11/13 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada Rylys
11/14 Calgary, Alberta, Canada MacEwan Hall Ballroom
11/16 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Commodore Ballroom
11/17 Seattle, WA Showbox SoDu
11/18 Spokane, WA Big Easy
11/19 Boise, ID Big Easy Concert House*
11/20 Bend, OR Midtown*
11/21 Santa Cruz, CA The Catalyst*

*Shows also featuring 3 Inches Of Blood
 
 
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