February 10, 2006
SEVERE TORTURE are confirmed for this year’s "Maryland Deathfest". Set to take place May 27-28, 2006 at the Sonar in Baltimore, USA. Other already announced acts include Dismember, Vital Remains and Pungent Stench. A little closer to home and more imminent SEVERE TORTURE will join KRISIUN for the lowlands lap of the Brazilian outfits upcoming European expedition.
DEICIDE will begin recording new album "The Stench Of Redemption" at Morrisound Studios with Jim Morris in March. The record will be the first DEICIDE album to feature new guitarists Jack Owen (formerly of Cannibal Corpse) and Ralph Santolla (ex – Death / Iced Earth) who have been touring in the band since the departure of the brothers Hoffman in 2005. DEICIDE have now been confirmed to headline this year’s "Arizona Metal Devastation Fest" that takes place on April 7th and 8th at Bulldogs located in Glendale, Arizona. The band is currently scheduled to headline on Saturday April 8th. The Festival billing is still in the works and not yet finalized. Already confirmed in addition to DEICIDE are: Waco Jesus, Meatshits, Engorged, Splatterhouse, Fecal Corpse, Bung, Golers, Burn Victim, He Who Binds Himself, Job For a Cowboy, Black Hell, Shattered, XXX Maniak, Gorgasm, Vital Remains, Nausea, ETTS, Inducing Terror, Saphead, Crematorium, Mercitron and Sanity in Death. Tickets will be limited to 400 for the event. For more information please see the festival’s official website at: www.azmdfest.com
Currently on the final lap of a month long US tour, Poland’s DECAPITATED have just been confirmed to appear at this year’s "Fuck The Commerce" festival. "Fuck The Commerce" takes place between May 25-27 2006 at MZA (Mehrzweckhalle) in Luckau, Germany. DECAPITATED will play on May 26th. Already confirmed are Vital Remains, Prostitute Disfigurement, Driller Killer, Extreme Noise Terror, among many others, with more to be announced soon. For more information go to: www.fuck-the-commerce.com. DECAPITATED’s new album "Organic Hallucinosis" is released on both CD and Dual Disc formats on Earache on February 13th 2006.