Marduk’s Oakland, CA Show Cancelled “In The Interest Of Public Safety”

Marduk‘s show with Incantation and Svart Crown at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, CA tonight (February 18) has been cancelled. The cancellation was due to apparent security concerns.

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The venue posted the following:

“In the last week we have read interview after interview with Marduk spanning over the last 20 years and found no statements indicating the band are white supremacists, nationalists, or anti-immigrant. That being said, we don’t want to subject our security staff, venue staff or the public to violence.

Our staff is almost exclusively POC and/or LBGTQ and they have all expressed the desire to work, but as we are getting threats, we just can’t risk it. So, in the interest of safety, and because the Oakland Police Department would have insisted anyway, we have canceled the Marduk performance on Feb 18.

The Oakland Police Department has decided in the interest of public safety that the Marduk show on Saturday, February 18 at the Oakland Metro Operahouse be cancelled. Refunds at point of purchase. We apologize for the inconvenience.”

They also posted a screenshot of their chat with sergeant Andy McNeil of the Oakland Police Department:

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Marduk Announce 2017 U.S. Tour With Incantation & Svart Crown

Marduk have announced a U.S. headlining tour. The band will also be joined by special guests Incantation and Svart Crown.

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Tour Dates:

02/07 Tampa, FL – The Orpheum
02/08 Atlanta, GA – Heaven @ Masquerade
02/09 Dayton, OH – Oddbody’s
02/10 Chicago, IL – Reggie’s
02/11 Kansas City, MO – Riot Room
02/12 Fort Worth, TX – Rail Club
02/13 Austin, TX – Grizzly Hall
02/14 Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad
02/15 Phoenix, AZ – Joe’s Grotto
02/16 Las Vegas, NV – TBA
02/17 Los Angeles, CA – Regent Theater
02/18 Oakland, CA – Metro Opera House
02/19 Portland, OR – Bossanova Ballroom
02/20 Seattle, WA – Studio Seven

Marduk, Gorguts, Etc. Set For Direct Underground Fest Australian Shows

Marduk (performing “Heaven Shall Burn… When We Are Gathered”), Gorguts, Départe, Ulcerate and MGLA, have all been set for two Direct Underground Fest shows in Australia. Here’s the dates:

03/17 Sydney, AUS – The Factory Theatre
03/18 Melbourne, AUS – The Corner Hotel

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Marduk Drop Off 2016 North American Tour With Rotting Christ, Carach Angren, & Necronomicon

Marduk have dropped off their North American headlining tour with Rotting Christ, Carach Angren, and Necronomicon. The band said the following about that:

“As the situation with the US visa still havent been solved, the booking agency together with Marduk have decided to postpone the tour! News regarding rebooked dates and so on will be posted as soon as the time for the tour has been decided.”

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Marduk Announce 2016 North American Tour With Rotting Christ, Carach Angren, & Necronomicon

Marduk have announced a North American headlining tour. The band will also be joined by special guests Rotting Christ, Carach Angren, and Necronomicon.

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Tour Dates:

09/02 Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room
09/03 Tampa, FL – The Orpheum
09/04 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
09/05 Baltimore, MD – Soundstage
09/06 New York, NY – Gramercy Theatre
09/07 Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
09/08 Montreal, QC – L’Astral
09/09 Toronto, ON – The Opera House
09/10 Columbus, OH – Al Rosa Villa
09/11 Chicago, IL – Reggie’s
09/12 Minneapolis, MN – Triple Rock
09/13 Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room
09/14 Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre
09/16 Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theatre
09/17 Seattle, WA – Studio Seven
09/18 Portland, OR – Bossanova Ballroom
09/19 Oakland, CA – Metro Opera House
09/20 Las Vegas, NV – LVCS
09/21 Los Angeles, CA – Regent Theater
09/22 Phoenix, AZ – Joe’s Grotto
09/23 El Paso, TX – Mesa Music Hall
09/24 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill
09/25 Austin, TX – Dirty Dog Bar

Marduk Announce 2016 European Tour With Immolation, Origin, & Bio-Cancer

Marduk have announced a European headlining tour. The band will also be joined by special guests Immolation, Origin, and Bio-Cancer.

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Tour Dates:

05/03 Weinheim, GER – Cafe Central
05/04 Zwickau, GER – Seilerstraße
05/05 Arlon, BEL – L’Entrepôt
05/06 Essen, GER – Turock
05/07 Lille, FRA – Aeronef
05/08 London, UK – Incineration Festival
05/09 Manchester, UK – Sound Control
05/10 Glasgow, UK – G2
05/11 Bristol, UK – The Fleece
05/12 Arnhem, NET – Luxorlive
05/13 Rotterdam, NET – Baroeg
05/14 Amstelveen, NET – P60
05/16 Pratteln, SWI – Z7
05/17 Brescia, ITA – Circo Colony
05/18 Innsbruck, AUT – Hafen
05/19 Wien, AUT – Szene
05/20 Katowice, POL – Mega Club
05/21 Warszawa, POL – Progresja