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Vader Announce North American Tour
June 25, 2009
Polish deathsters Vader will team up with Santa Cruz, California’s Decrepit Birth, L.A.’s Warbringer, The Amenta from Australia, S.W.W.A.A.T.S. from Florida, and Montreal, Canada’s Augury for a 38-show “Decibel Presents: Monsters Of Death Tour” through North America beginning November 4th in Baltimore, Maryland.

Vader guitarist/vocalist Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek shares his thoughts on the upcoming trek: “Metal always was and still needs to be a brotherhood. All we were doing [in the past] to support the music and the scene was cooperating with other bands. Natural selection decides if a band is really dedicated or if it's just an episode. Not much has changed today, actually. Even if the so-called ‘metal music business’ changed some rules, there will still be those who play with passion and those who want success. It is not us who wanna be ‘a judge,’ so we always try to tour with bands we have a good relationship with. A good time and a friendly atmosphere is important for all of us. I only hope that everybody will enjoy the tour and will come away with good lessons from it... like we in Vader always do. Deciding on a set list is always a problem. With every new album, the problem grows bigger and bigger. I decide the set list and I'm always confused. Usually, I try to mix some of old Vader hits with new stuff. The set might be different and depends on the conditions. For the upcoming tour through the USA and Canada, we're gonna make the set slightly different from our shows in Poland and Western Europe. I also asked our fans about their favorite Vader songs. It may help me make a choice. I wish we could play all of our new songs, but it is not possible. I think we'll do 5 pieces from 'Necropolis' and mix them in with some old Vader. The veterans and also the new ‘in-Vader's will find something interesting for sure! After the maniacs learn the new album better, we can always add more songs.”

The Monsters of Death Tour will mark the North American debut of Vader's live line-up:
- Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek – Guitar/Vocals
- Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka (Decapitated) - Guitar
- Reyash - Bass
- Pawel Jaroszewicz (Soul Snatcher) - Drums

Vader's new album, 'Necropolis', will be released in the U.S. & Canada on September 22nd. Recorded at Hertz Studios in Bialystok, Poland with the Wieslawski Bros., Tue Madsen mixed the album at Antfarm Studios in Denmark. Cover artwork is by Jacek Wisniewski.

'Necropolis'
will be released in two formats: a regular jewel-case (11 tracks only) and a limited edition digi-pak with the following bonus tracks + bonus DVD:
01. Devilizer
02. Rise Of The Undead
03. Never Say My Name
04. Blast
05. The Seal
06. Dark Heart
07. Impure
08. Summoning The Futura
09. Anger
10. We Are Horde
11. When The Sun Drowns In Dark

Bonus Tracks:
12) Black Metal (Venom cover with guest Bart Krysiuk [Hermh])
13) Fight Fire With Fire (Metallica cover with guest Maciek Taff [Rootwater, Black River])

The bonus DVD features a portion of a benefit show Vader performed at on April 26th in Krakow, Poland for Covan (Decapitated). The Studio Club show was recorded by five cameras and has HD quality courtesy of Inbornmedia Company from Wrocław.

To Live!!!” Bonus DVD Track Listing:
1) Crucified Ones
2) Black To The Blind
3) The Epitaph
4) Carnal
5) Wings
6) This Is The War
7) Lead Us!!!

All tour dates are listed below. Pre-sale tickets for the Monsters Of Death Tour are available online at www.EnterTheVault.com through July 17th. On July 18th, tickets go on sale through all normal ticketing outlets.

Visit Vader online at www.vader.pl and www.myspace.com/vader.
 
 
 
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Goatwhore's 'Apocalyptic Havoc' To Premiere On Liquid Metal
May 13, 2009
Starting Wednesday, May 13th, fans can tune into to hear the first single from Goatwhore's upcoming new album, 'Carving Out The Eyes Of God'. The track, "Apocalyptic Havoc", is the first song from the album and sets the tone for the entire sequence of 10 punk-flavored road-ragers, blast-laden black metal rituals and Satan-hailing anthems. 'Carving Out The Eyes Of God' will be available everywhere on June 23rd.

Make sure to tune into Sirius/XM's Liquid Metal starting Wednesday, May 13th to get your first taste of 'Carving Out The Eyes Of God' before the band hits the road in support of the album. Listeners can also submit their requests for Goatwhore to Liquid Metal by clicking here.

Goatwhore On Tour:
05/29 - Lafayette, LA - Grant Street Music Hall (w/ Crowbar)
06/13 - Houma, LA - The City Club

Tour w/ Abigail Williams, Daath, Abysmal Dawn, S.W.W.A.A.T.S:
06/24 - Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade
06/25 - Jacksonville, FL - Jack Rabbits
06/27 - Raleigh, NC - Volume 11
06/28 - Virginia Beach, VA - Peppermint Beach Club
06/29 - Baltimore, MD - Sonar
06/30 - Louisville, KY - Uncle Pleasants
07/01 - Waterloo, IA - Spicoli's Grill
07/02 - Minneapolis, MN - 7th Street Entry
07/03 - Thunder Bay, ON - Black Pirate Pub
07/04 - Winnipeg, MB - Royal Albert Arms
07/05 - Regina, SK - Exchange
07/06 - Saskatoon, SK - Walkers
07/07 - Edmonton, AB - Starlite Room
07/08 - Calgary, AB - The Underground
07/10 - Victoria, BC - Sugar Nightclub
07/11 - Vancouver, BC - The Biltmore
07/12 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon
07/13 - Portland, OR - Satyricon
07/14 - San Francisco, CA - Thee Parkside
07/15 - West Hollywood, CA - Whiskey
07/16 - San Marcos, CA - Jumping Turtle
07/17 - Las Vegas, NV - Cheyenne Saloon
07/18 - Farmington, NM - Gators Bar Grill
07/19 - Denver, CO - Larimer Lounge
07/20 - Kansas City, MO - The Riot Room
07/21 - Nashville, TN - The Muse
07/22 - Danville, VA - Plan B
07/23 - New York, NY - The Blender Theatre
07/24 - West Springfield, VA - Jaxx Nightclub
07/25 - Hartford, CT - Webster Theater
07/26 - Montreal, QC - Foufounes Electriques
07/27 - Toronto, ON - Wreck Room
07/28 - Rochester, NY - Penny Arcade
07/29 - Cleveland, OH - Peabody's
07/30 - Mokena, IL - The Pearl Room
08/01 - Milwaukee, WI - The Rave
08/02 - Edelstein, IL - The Hub
08/03 - Tulsa, OK - Marquee
08/04 - Oklahoma City, OK - The Conservatory
08/05 - Houston, TX - Scout Bar
08/06 - San Antonio, TX - Scout Bar
08/07 - Ft Worth, TX - Lola's
08/08 - Austin, TX - Red 7
08/09 - Amarillo, TX - The War Legion Underground
08/10 - Albuquerque, NM - The Compound
08/11 - Tucson, AZ - The Rock
08/12 - Mesa, AZ - U.B.'s Bar

For more info on Goatwhore, visit http://www.myspace.com/goatwhore.
 
 
 
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Thrash And Burn Euro Tour Details Announced
January 21, 2009
The Thrash & Burn European Tour, presented by Imperial Clothing in conjunction with Avocado Booking and Outerloop Management, have announced the tour’s inaugural run in Europe.

The Thrash & Burn European tour aims to give the underground metal fan an inexpensive way to see a diverse package of the most relevant bands today. Darkest Hour and Bleeding Through will be supported by Beneath the Massacre, Carnifex, War From a Harlot’s Mouth, Arsonists Get All the Girls and Success Will Write Apocalypse Across The Sky.

Thrash & Burn European Tour Organizer Mike Mowery said, “Following the overwhelming success of the Thrash & Burn Tour in the USA last summer, it was only a matter of time before we decided to launch the branded tour in Europe. Just as we did with the inaugural run in the USA last summer, our goal for the European tour is to provide an inexpensive day of metal, thrash and punk.

Darkest Hour’s unofficial moniker 'Live To Thrash, Thrash To Live' made them a perfect fit to co-headline the tour. Guitarist Mike Schleibaum had this to say: “Darkest Hour is excited to co-headline this year’s inaugural Thrash & Burn European Tour. Touring with younger bands has always been something we have been about. It's a good way to keep metal evolving and progressing.

We are stoked to be able to tour along with good friends Bleeding Through and of course, we look forward to hanging and partying with all of our older European friends and the new friends we will soon make!”

Darkest Hour has not been in Europe since September of 2007, when they were the main support for As I Lay Dying. This will be the band’s first and only European Tour headlining on their 'Deliver Us' Album (2007 – Victory Records).

Bleeding Through’s Brandan Schieppati echoed Darkest Hour’s sentiments: "We are really happy to be returning to Europe and co-headlining with our friends in Darkest Hour on the excellent Thrash & Burn European tour. We think the tour line-up is one that will blow people away.

Bleeding Through is fresh off the heels of a European tour supporting Bullet for My Valentine and Lacuna Coil. Like co-headliners Darkest Hour, Bleeding Through has toured Europe extensively. Last summer, the band performed on many of the larger festivals throughout Europe, including the Download Festival in the UK.

Beneath The Massacre and Carnifex are no strangers to Europe either. The former just completed a nearly sold-out run with Cryptopsy, while the latter just finished the Altamont Never Say Die Tour. Rounding out the bill are a few bands that European fans have been eagerly anticipating: Arsonists Get All The Girls, War From A Harlots Mouth, and Success Will Write Apocalypse Across The Sky.

Thrash & Burn European Tour Organizer Ivonne Davies-Kreye of Avocado Booking expressed excitement about the tour as well: “We’ve chosen a number of outstanding bands whose sounds and dynamics compliment each other very well, yet we’ve kept it diverse enough so there’s something for the shredders, the moshers and the scenesters alike. With yet another crushing line-up, we expect for the Thrash & Burn European Tour to be as successful as our other festival tour, Never Say Die! Audiences can look forward to a bill so devastating that any extreme music fan in and around Europe won't forget anytime soon.

”The Thrash & Burn European Tour will be presented by Imperial Clothing, an up-and-coming merchandise and clothing company with strong ties to the underground hardcore and metal community. Martin Böttcher from Imperial Clothing commented, "We are proud to be able to participate in the first run of the Thrash & Burn European tour. The roster kills and the kids will have the chance to enjoy an evening full of riffing, moshing, and grinding. Imperial Clothing will be present at every venue to have a party with all the fans. So be prepared for some surprises!"

The Thrash & Burn European tour kicks off April 19 and will run through May 16. The initial batch of tour dates is listed below.

Thrash & Burn European Tour Dates:
4/19 - Wiesbaden, Germany - Schlachthof
4/20 - Stuttgart, Germany - LKA
4/21 - Hamburg, Germany - Markthalle
4/22 - Berlin, Germany - Postbahnhof
4/23 - Amsterdam, Holland - Melkweg
4/24 - Münster, Germany - Sputnikhalle / Skaters Palace
4/25 - Leipzig, Germany - Conne Island
4/26 - Katowice, Poland - Mega Club
4/27 - Prague, Czech Rep - Abaton
4/28 - Budapest, Hungary - Durer Kert
4/29 - Wien, Austria - Arena
4/30 - Salzburg, Austria - Rockhouse
5/01 - Milan, Italy - Musicdrome
5/02 - Pinarella di Cervia, Italy - Rock Planet
5/03 - München, Germany - Backstage Werk
5/04 - Aarau, Switzerland - Kiff
5/05 - Day Off
5/06 - Barcelona, Spain - Sala Razzmatazz
5/07 - Madrid, Spain - Sala Caracol
5/08 - Durango, Spain - Plateruena Kafe Antzoky
5/09 - Paris, France - Trabendo
5/10 - Norwich, UK - Waterfront
5/11 - London, UK - The Electric Ballroom
5/12 - Sheffield, UK - Corporation
5/13 - Yeovil, UK - Westland
5/14 - Leeds, UK - Rios
5/15 - Birmingham, UK - Academy
5/16 - Köln, Germany - Essigfabrik

Check out www.myspace.com/thrashandburneurotour for updates and special offers in conjunction with the tour.
 
 
 
 
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S.W.W.A.A.T.S. Album Cover Art Revealed
December 17, 2008
Florida‘s Death-Grind machine, Success Will Write Apocalypse Across The Sky, have revealed the cover artwork of their recently completed forthcoming album, 'The Grand Partition and the Abrogation of Idolatry'. The Album was produced by legendary James Murphy, formerly guitarist of Death, Testament and Obituary. The album is due in March 2009. Check out the artwork below.

"Well everyone, the recording of the album has been completed and we in the S.W.W.A.A.T.S. camp couldn't be more excited! It has been a dream of mine and ours for many years to get to work on something as special as this, and now that the process has been completed, mixing and mastering started. Myself and the rest of the band are hungry for more!! So the next step is extensive touring in 2009 for this album and we can not wait, we have a strong feeling that the message we send out with this album is going to be heard loud and clear all over the world. It is a plea to humanity, so take that in to consideration when you open the booklet and read our lyrics. We do this for you, and our own sanity hahaha. See you on the road friends!"

The second studio trailer can be viewed below.
 
 
 
 
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S.W.W.A.A.T.S. In Studio Episode #2 Posted Online
October 21, 2008
Tampa, Florida-based grindcore act, Success Will Write Apocalypse Across The Sky, have uploaded their second in studio episode which can be viewed below. This installation documents the drum recording sessions of their Nuclear Blast debut, 'The Grand Partition and the Abrogation of Idolatry', with legendary guitarist turned producer James Murphy (Death, Testament, Obituary) at the helm. A preview of the track “10,000 Sermons. One Solution.” can be heard in the clip as well.

S.W.W.A.A.T.S. features former members of Bodies In The Gears Of The Apparatus and Dehumanized. Drums on 'The Grand Partition and the Abrogation of Idolatry' were handled by Mike Heller of Malignancy.

Success Will Write Apocalypse Across The Sky recently announced the addition of drummer Pete Lamb, bassist Matt Simpson and samplist Jen Muse to the group's ranks. Former members Mike Petrak and Jesse Jolly decided to leave last June to pursue their other musical endeavors full-time.

To hear tracks from S.W.W.A.A.T.S.'s previous Demo EP recording 'Subhuman Empire', visit their myspace page http://www.myspace.com/swwaats.
 
 
 
 
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Biography
YEAR FORMED: 2006
HOME TOWN: Tampa, FL
MEMBERS:
John Collett - Vocals/Violence
Aaron Haines - Guitars/Samples
Mike Petrak - Drums
Jesse Jolly - Bass/Vocals
Ian Sturgill - Guitars/Vocals/Samples

SWWAATS was formed in 2006; featuring members of Bodies in the Gears of the Apparatus, Filth Porn, Dehumanized and Leprosy.