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Winds of Plague 'California' Teaser For RBN 2.0
March 29, 2011
Here's an advanced preview of the track 'California', from the forthcoming Winds Of Plague album, 'Against The World', which streets on 4/19/11 via Century Media. The track will be available soon on Rock Band Network 2.0.
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Winds Of Plague Announce New Album Title, Track List; Prepare For Tour
February 4, 2011
Winds Of Plague have become one of the frontrunners of a new breed of metal over the past few years. The band has sold nearly 100,000 records and made countless laps across the globe, building a massive fan base and earning a reputation as one of the heaviest hitting live shows around. Now, after the massive success of 'The Great Stone War', Winds Of Plague are returning with a brand new album. 'Against the World' was produced by Matt Hyde (Slayer, Hatebreed) and is set for release on April 19th. The album features Winds Of Plague at their best and also includes guest appearances by Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed), Martin Stewart (Terror), Mattie Montgomery (For Today) and Drew York (Stray From The Path). The track listing for 'Against the World' is as follows:

1. Raise The Dead
2. One For The Butcher
3. Drop The Match
4. Built For War
5. Refined In The Fire
6. The Warrior Code
7. Against The World
8. Monsters
9. Most Hated
10. Only Song We're Allowed To Play In Church Venues
11. California
12. Strength To Dominate

Winds Of Plague is also hitting the road in support of the new record and has unveiled a mammoth trek leading in to the album's release alongside As I Lay Dying and After the Burial. Check out the dates below.

2/12 - Ft. Collins, CO @ The Aggie Theater
2/14 - Fargo, ND @ The Venue
2/15 - Omaha, NE @ The Slowdown
2/16 - Madison, WI @ Barrymore Theater
2/17 - Green Bay, WI @ Riverside Ballroom
2/18 - Lansing, MI @ The Loft
2/19 - Dayton, OH @ The Attic Club
2/20 - Syracuse, NY @ Lost Horizon
2/21 - Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
2/22 - Providence, RI @ The Met
2/24 - New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre
2/25 - New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre
2/26 - Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon Club
2/27 - Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre
2/28 - Charleston, SC @ Music Farm
3/01 - Wilmington, NC @ The Soapbox
3/02 - Jacksonville, FL @ Freebird Live
3/03 - Tampa, FL State @ Theater
3/04 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
3/05 - Gainesville, FL @ Common Grounds
3/06 - Pensacola, FL @ American Legion Hall
3/07 - Birmingham, AL @ Zydeco
3/09 - Columbia, MO The @ Blue Note
3/10 - Tulsa, OK Cain's @ Ballroom
3/11 - Wichita, KS @ The Cotilion
3/12 - Colorado Springs, CO @ The Black Sheep
3/13 - Farmington, NM @ Top Deck
3/15 - Flagstaff, AZ @ Orpheum Theatre
3/16 - San Luis Obispo, CA @ SLO Brew
3/17 - Oakland, CA @ Oakland Metro
3/18 - Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
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Winds Of Plague Confirmed For Vans Warped Tour 2011
December 16, 2010
That's right! Southern California's Symphonic Blackened Deathcore titans, Winds of Plague, have been confirmed for Vans Warped Tour 2011. This will follow the band's recently announced direct support slot on As I Lay Dying's 2011 North American Headline tour.

Check the updated info here: and keep checking back for more updates on Vans Warped Tour 2011 announcements as they come...
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As I Lay Dying Announce 2011 Headlining Tour
December 16, 2010

San Diego, CA's AS I LAY DYING will hit the ground running in 2011 with a full US tour. The dates start on February 12th at the Aggie Theater in Ft. Collins, CO and wrap up March 18th in Sacramento, CA. The tour will hit cities that the band hasn't been to in years and cities the band has yet to visit, including: Green Bay, WI, Pensacola, FL, Burlington, VT and much more. The full schedule is below and on and This is a great opportunity for fans to see AS I LAY DYING in an intimate club-setting.

On Tuesday, November 9, AS I LAY DYING released a Limited Edition Super Deluxe Fan Boxset. The package includes The Powerless Rise CD and 12" vinyl picture disc, The Powerless Rise DVD documentary w/in studio footage and interviews + extras: guitar, bass, and drum tabs featuring Jordan Mancino, Nick Hipa, Phil Sgrosso and Josh Gilbert, song stems for "Upside Down Kingdom," expanded recording outtakes, a hardcover book w/ lyrics, photos and editorial from the band, 12" X 12" lithograph, 3 guitar picks, mini drumstick keychain, As I Lay Dying patch, As I Lay Dying window cling and metal As I Lay Dying logo pin. Quantities are limited and once sold out they are gone forever.

Released earlier this year, The Powerless Rise debuted on the Billboard Top 200 chart at #10 and marks yet another major feat for the metal band that refuses to compromise their sound to conform to the mainstream as they continue to deliver heavy and melodic music to their fans around the world.

As I Lay Dying w/ Winds Of Plague and After The Burial:
02/12 - Ft. Collins, CO - The Aggie Theater
02/14 - Fargo, ND - The Venue
02/15 - Omaha, NE - The Slowdown
02/16 - Madison, WI - Barrymore Theater
02/17 - Green Bay, WI - Riverside Ballroom
02/18 - Lansing, MI - The Loft
02/19 - Dayton, OH - The Attic Club
02/20 - Syracuse, NY - Lost Horizon
02/21 - Burlington, VT - Higher Ground
02/22 - Providence, RI - The Met
02/24 - New York, NY - Gramercy Theatre
02/25 - New York, NY - Gramercy Theatre
02/26 - Lancaster, PA - Chameleon Club
02/27 - Raleigh, NC - Lincoln Theatre
02/28 - Charleston, SC - Music Farm
03/01 - Wilmington, NC - The Soapbox
03/02 - Jacksonville, FL - Freebird Live
03/03 - Tampa, FL - State Theater
03/04 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Culture Room
03/05 - Gainesville, FL - Common Grounds
03/06 - Pensacola, FL - American Legion Hall
03/07 - Birmingham, AL - Zydeco
03/09 - Columbia, MO - The Blue Note
03/10 - Tulsa, OK - Cain's Ballroom
03/11 - Wichita, KS - The Cotilion
03/12 - Colorado Springs, CO - The Black Sheep
03/13 - Farmington, NM - Top Deck
03/15 - Flagstaff, AZ - Orpheum Theatre
03/16 - San Luis Obispo, CA - SLO Brew
03/17 - Oakland, CA - Oakland Metro
03/18 - Sacramento, CA - Ace of Spades

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Want A Tiny Fix Of New After The Burial?
November 7, 2010
After The Burial's is gearing up to take part in this Winter's "December Decimation" tour alongside Winds Of Plague, Carnifex, War Of Ages and Upon A Burning Body. Their forthcoming (extremely Meshuggah influenced - Ed.) album, 'In Dreams', will hit stores and digital retail outlets on November 23rd.

Head on over to this location to check out sample clips from the entire album.
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HOME TOWN: Los Angeles, CA
Johnny Plague - Vocals
Nick Plague - Guitar
Nick Eash - Guitar
Andrew Glover - Bass
Kristen Randall - Keyboards
Art Cruz - Drums

A dark ominous cloud has been cast upon the Southern California landscape as the ferocious WINDS OF PLAGUE prepare to unleash their wrath across the U.S. with their much anticipated sophomore release. The stunning slab of brutality entitled Decimate The Weak does exactly that with its razor sharp riffs and sheer intensity backed with a monsoon of angst and inner demons that is just waiting to be expelled on stage. The quintet has similarities to a darker version of Bleeding Through with their haunting keyboards matched by a furious trashing assault, but make no mistake WINDS OF PLAGUE are paving their own path of destruction unlike anyone has yet witness.

Johnny Plague (vocals) states: "When I first heard the final product, I just leaned back in my chair with the most satisfying grin. I felt the heart and soul of my band come alive. I can only hope this album hits half as hard in the hearts of the metal and hardcore army as it did in mine. I’m even more excited to get out and spread this album to the masses. Come and join this path of destruction. Only the strong survive, decimate the weak."

The group formed in 2002 under the moniker Bleak December and changed their name to WINDS OF PLAGUE in 2005 before releasing their debut offering A Cold Day In Hell on Recourse Records. They spent most of the following summers and school breaks on the road touring with the likes of Bleeding Through, Too Pure To Die, A Love Ends Suicide, The Taste of Blood and many others. A flurry of touring activity came in the summer of 2007 on “The American Uprising Tour,” a lengthy trek with Catherine, Beneath The Sky, Born of Osiris and At The Throne of Judgment. This led them immediately into a massive U.S. run alongside Suicide Silence and Despised Icon to wrap up the year.

Decimate The Weak was recorded with Daniel Castleman (As I Lay Dying, A Love Ends Suicide) and mixed by the legendary Tue Madsen (Himsa, The Haunted). This offering still retains the band’s hardcore roots while the atmospheric sounds of Scandinavian black metal and classic American metal reign supreme.

"We have been looking for a label that suits our thoughts and ideals, and from the beginning Century Media has been nothing but genuine and has had the band's best interest as their priority," says Johnny.

Winds of Plague will be playing this year's California Metal Fest and will then begin work on their Century Media debut with Daniel Castleman (As I Lay Dying, A Love Ends Suicide). Expect the next album in late summer/early fall.

"With the addition of our new keyboard player, Matt Feinman, we have found an amazing niche that has gotten us into a groove where we're writing our best material to date," says Glover. "Once we are done recording the new album, you will see us hit the road more than your little hearts could've desired. Not only the U.S., but all over the globe before the year's over."