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Withered Announces Free LA Show, Presented By Scion
July 20, 2008
Atlanta’s Withered is excited to announce a free Los Angeles-area appearance as part of Scion's Metal Show series, this time in Hollywood alongside Today Is The Day on August 4. Admission is free to those who RSVP. Doors will open promptly at 8pm and Withered will take the stage at 8:30 sharp and will be playing the bulk of the band’s new record, ‘Folie Circulaire,’ along with some selections from their first record, 'Memento Mori'. Today Is The Day will hit the stage at 9:45, so promptness is suggested to secure your spot into the club.

Remember, admission is free but you must RSVP to attend, which can be done at www.scion.com/metalshow. Space is limited.

‘Folie Circulaire’ was released in late June through Prosthetic, the band’s second full-length. The New York Times praised the album, saying, "These tracks contain a vast, roaring sea of guitar, and after a while you stop thinking about the artists' hands; it sounds as if it's not made by pale, bearded guys from Atlanta but by forces of weather."

Withered on the road:
8/01 - Spartanburg, SC – Ground Zero
8/01 - Greenville,SC – Earshot Records (Free in-store show, 5pm)
8/02 - Asheville, NC – Static Age
8/04 - Los Angeles, CA – The Echo (Vice Magazine Party w/ Today Is The Day – Free show)
8/09 - Atlanta, GA – Masquerade (w/ Weedeater, Black Cobra)
8/17 - Marietta, GA – Swayze's (w/ Legions of Astaroth, Obscurum)
9/27 - Atlanta, GA – Lenny's (Forward To The Apocalypse Fest)

Additional touring for Withered later this year is being confirmed now and should be announced soon.
 
 
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Derek Roddy Joins Today Is The Day
December 16, 2006
Today Is The Day frontman Steve Austin has announced the addition of drummer Derek Roddy to the group's ranks.

Derek Roddy is renowned by musicians and music fans worldwide for pushing the art of drumming to new heights. Best known for his work with death metal bands such as Hate Eternal, Nile, and Malevolent Creation, Roddy's astonishing speed and finesse have won him international acclaim. He currently endorses Sonor Drums, Sabian Cymbals, Axis Pedals, Remo Heads, and Vater Sticks.

Roddy joins a long legacy of great drummers to occupy the Today Is The Day drum throne, including such heavyweights as Brad Elrod (the band's wildly unique original drummer), Brann Dailor (who would go on to form Mastodon), and Marshall Kilpatrick (currently of The Esoteric).

Roddy will make his Today Is The Day recording debut on the band's eighth studio album, 'Axis Of Eden'. Recording is planned for February 2007 at Steve Austin's own studio, Austin Enterprise, in Nashville, TN. 'Axis Of Eden' will be released on Austin's own label, SuperNova Records, later in the year.
 
 
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