Bay Area Interthrashional (Ex-Forbidden, Etc.) Announce San Francisco, CA Show

Bay Area Interthrashional, the project featuring core members Craig Locicero (ex-Forbidden), Harald Oimoen (ex-D.R.I.), Chris Kontos (ex-Machine Head), Mark Hernandez (ex-Forbidden), Matt Camacho (ex-Forbidden), and Steve Smyth (ex-Nevermore), will be performing at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, CA on October 29. They will also be joined by Will Carroll (Death Angel), Josh Christian (Toxik), Mike DeLeon (Incite), and Norman Skinner (Niviane). Surprise guests from Vio-lence, Machine Head, Forbidden, Death Angel, Warbringer, Defiance, Hellfire, Hatriot, Skinlab, and Sacrilege will take part as well.

The band commented:

“We are excited by the prospects of Bay Area Interthrashional once again going international in the future… As for now, this is our USA date. The exclusive and only chance to see it.

Much like the performance at Dynamo, at its essence this will be a live and raucous tribute to Bay Area thrash metal! This time with many more twists, turns, surprises and big reveals. We’re sorry that it’s only one night.

Bay Area Interthrashional will be the only act of the night. We are dividing the show into three separate sets: American, international and Bay Area thrash. These sets will be spanning the major players and influences of our origins. In addition, we are announcing it’s Halloween weekend! There will be two separate costume contests during the evening. We want to see everyone dress up and represent their very best Paul Baloff and Cliff Burton in honor of our fallen heroes. The contestants will be brought up on stage and the audience will choose. the winner. The two best costumes chosen by the crowd will receive a Dean guitar signed by all of the Bay Area Interthrashional players.

And lastly, do you want to get up on stage with us at the Great American Music Hall? We want you to send in video submissions singing Metallica’s ‘Seek & Destroy’. Whoever sings it best gets two free tickets to the show and something even cooler… They get to perform in front of everybody at the show alongside the band! YOU get to jam with Bay Area Interthrashional in front of the sold-out audience. (Travel and hotel expenses are not included.) Send your video via WeTransfer to bayareainterthrashional@gmailcom.”

Locicero added:

“When the organizers of Dynamo Metalfest asked me to do this three years ago, before Covid, I had hoped it would eventually turn into something special. It exceeded our expectations in Holland. We knew that we had to give the thrash fans here in Bay their own version. Three separate sets spanning 36 songs of American, international and Bay Area thrash, including much of its original origins and influences. We intend on making it THE thrash metal Halloween blowout for the ages!”

[via Blabbermouth]

Vio-lence To Reissue “Eternal Nightmare” In October

Vio-lence will be reissuing “Eternal Nightmare” on October 28. The effort has been remastered and it will be available on vinyl, CD, cassette, and digitally. The CD and digital copies will also include a live set that was recorded at Slims in Chicago, IL on December 14, 2001. Vinyl copies will come with a download card featuring the bonus material.

“Eternal Nightmare” Track Listing:

Disc 1:

01. “Eternal Nightmare”
02. “Serial Killer”
03. “Phobophobia”
04. “Calling In The Coroner”
05. “T.D.S. (Take It As You Will)”
06. “Bodies On Bodies”
07. “Kill On Command”

Disc 2:

01. “Liquid Courage” (Live at Slims)
02. “Ageless Eyes” (Live at Slims)
03. “Calling In The Coroner” (Live at Slims)
04. “World In A World” (Live at Slims)
05. “Officer Nice” (Live at Slims)
06. “Subterfuge” (Live at Slims)
07. “Kill On Command” (Live at Slims)
08. “Phobophobia” (Live at Slims)
09. “Bodies On Bodies” (Live at Slims)
10. “I Profit” (Live at Slims)
11 “T.D.S.” (Live at Slims)
12. “Paraplegic” (Live at Slims)

Vio-lence Recruit Guitarist Ira Black For Summer European Tour

Vio-lence have recruited guitarist Ira Black (Lizzy Borden, etc.) for their upcoming European tour. He will be filling in for Phil Demmel (ex-Machine Head), who is set to fill in for Willie Adler during Lamb Of God’s European shows.

Black issued the following statement:

“The cats out of the bag! I will be filling in for my brotha Phil Demmel in Vio-Lence Offical Page for the upcoming 2022 dates starting at the Brutal Assault Festival on August 9th, Alcatraz Metal Festival on the 13th, the South America run in September and winter European tour! This is going to be a blast and I’m truly honored!

Vio-Lence is a legendary Bay Area thrash band and I’ve known them for many years. I’ve had a great time learning Phil’s parts, rehearsals are going great, these guys are the real deal! I’m looking forward to slaying it for the Vio-Lence fans around the world. See you out there! 🔥”

Lamb Of God Recruit Phil Demmel (Vio-lence) For Current Canadian Shows

Lamb Of God have recruited Phil Demmel (Vio-lence) once again for their current live shows. The guitarist is filling in for Willie Adler during the Canadian dates of the band’s “Metal Tour Of The Year” with Megadeth, Trivium, and In Flames. You can see footage of the group performing with Demmel in Laval, Quebec below:

Lineup Finalized For 2022 Psycho Las Vegas Festival

The lineup has been finalized for the 2022 Psycho Las Vegas festival. That event will take place at Resorts World Las Vegas in Las Vegas, NV on August 19–21.

Lineup:

  • Emperor
  • Mercyful Fate
  • Suicidal Tendencies
  • Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
  • Mayhem
  • Warpaint
  • Carcass
  • Raekwon & Ghostface Killah
  • The Black Angels
  • GZA & Inspectah Deck
  • Carpenter Brut
  • At The Gates
  • Allah-Las
  • Satyricon
  • Show Me The Body
  • High On Fire
  • The Gaslamp Killer
  • Monster Magnet
  • She Past Away
  • Beats Antique
  • Paradise Lost
  • Boris
  • Vio-lence
  • Nitzer Ebb
  • Liars
  • Katatonia
  • Wolves In The Throne Room
  • Nothing
  • Samael
  • Ulver
  • Amenra
  • Tribulation
  • Twin Tribes
  • William Basinski
  • Crobot
  • Elder
  • The Juliana Theory
  • …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead
  • Sugar Candy Mountain
  • Anika
  • King Womb
  • Monolord
  • The Night Beats
  • Holy Wave
  • MGLA
  • Marissa Nadler
  • Cirith Ungol
  • Primitive Man
  • The KVB
  • The Dwarves
  • Soft Kill
  • HEALTH (DJ set)
  • Dance With The Dead
  • Blackwater Holylight
  • The Accüsed A.D.
  • Gatecreeper
  • Liturgy
  • Intronaut
  • Whores.
  • Blood Incantation
  • Death Valley Girls
  • Wand
  • Golden Dawn Arkestra
  • The Body
  • Drain
  • Gost
  • Geneva Jacuzzi
  • Mizmor
  • Devil Master
  • Wiegedood
  • Mareux
  • New Candys
  • Akhlys
  • Creeping Death
  • Danava
  • The Goddamn Gallows
  • Bömbers
  • N8 Noface
  • Warthog
  • Portrayal Of Guilt
  • Sanguisugabogg
  • Mothership
  • 200 Stab Wounds
  • Black Box Revelation
  • Undeath
  • Mondo Drag
  • Ruby The Hatchet
  • Duel
  • ASG
  • Year Of No Light
  • Indian
  • Witch Mountain
  • Frozen Soul
  • Yakuza
  • Succumb
  • Elizabeth Colour Wheel
  • Sasquatch
  • Psychlona
  • Lord Buffalo
  • Mint Field
  • Spaceface
  • Moonily
  • Belzebong
  • Church Of The Cosmic Skull
  • Early Moods
  • Spiritworld
  • Hippie Death Cult
  • Stinking Lizaveta
  • Rifflord
  • Dreadnought
  • Forever Grey
  • L.O.T.I.O.N. Multinational Corporation
  • Leather Lung
  • Kids N Love (DJ set)
  • Great Electric Quest
  • Crematory Stench
  • Lovelorn
  • Cancer Christ
  • Greenbeard
  • Kadabra
  • Kings Destroy
  • Old Fashion Assassin
  • Human
  • Weight Of The Sun
  • Worship

Furthermore, Midnight, Eyehategod, Elder, Bridge City Sinners, Starcrawler, Uniform, Deathchant, Early Moods, Rifflord, and DJ Painkiller will also be performing during the “Psycho Swim” pre-party at the AYU Dayclub on August 18.

Watch Lamb Of God Perform With Fit For An Autopsy And Vio-Lence Members In Green Bay, WI

During Lamb Of God’s April 22 show in Green Bay, WI, the band performed with an adjusted lineup featuring Fit For An Autopsy frontman Joe Badolato on vocals and Vio-lence guitarist Phil Demmel on bass. You can see fan-filmed footage of that below. Badolato was filling in for Randy Blythe, who is still recovering from COVID-19, while Demmel was filling in for John Campbell, who needed to “take care a family matter back home.” The group commented:

“Thank you to our brother Joe Badolato (@joebad) for helping make Green Bay a special night. Sioux Falls – Randy will be in Sioux Falls and return to the stage tomorrow night! Additionally, John Campbell had to take care a family matter back home and will be away for a few days. We had time to plan for this so @PhilDemmel has graciously joined us and will fill in on bass. We support each other as family and look forward to John’s quick return.”

Vio-lence’s Sean Killian Says Phil Demmel’s Fill-In Role In Lamb Of God Came About Because “A Couple Of The Guys In The Band Are Not Down With Doing The Vaxx”

During an interview with KNAC.com , Vio-lence frontman Sean Killian discussed guitarist Phil Demmel’s fill-in role in Lamb Of God. According to him, Demmel was recruited to fill in for Lamb Of God guitarist Willie Adler due to his COVID-19 vaccination status. Killian said the following:

“[Phil has] been asked by Lamb Of God to be able to step in for ’em, ’cause a couple of the guys in the band are not down with doing the vaxx. So if there’s countries that are still closed by the time they go out, he’ll go out. But we have a solid backup already ready to go. And he’s someone that a lot of people know; I just don’t wanna say who it is. You don’t wanna put it out there and then not have it happen. But if Phil‘s not there, the guy that will be there is just as good as Phil is on the axe. He’s a shredder. And everyone knows him, so if I told you, you would know right away.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Suicidal Tendencies, Carcass, At The Gates, Etc. Added To 2022 Psycho Las Vegas Festival

More bands have been added to the 2022 Psych Las Vegas festival in Las Vegas, NV. The event will take place at the Resorts World Las Vegas on August 19-21 and the updated lineup includes: Mercyful Fate, Suicidal Tendencies, Emperor, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Warpaint, Mayhem Carpenter Brut, GZA, Satyricon, Watain, She Past Away, Raekwon & Ghostface Killah, Carcass, At The Gates, High On Fire, Ulver, Beats Antique, Paradise Lost, Cirith Ungol, Vio-lence, Katatonia, The Accüsed AD, Samael, Boris, Nothing, Dance With The Dead, Anika, The KVB, The Juliana Theory, Monster Magnet, Wolves In The Throne Room, …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, Amenra, MGLA, Liturgy, Primitive Man, Tribulation, Monolord, Gatecreeper, King Woman, WAND, Crobot, Wiegedood, Marissa Nadler, N8NOFACE, Bömbers, Drain, Year Of No Light, Mizmor, The Goddamn Gallows, Sanguisugabogg, 200 Stab Wounds, Last Podcast On The Left, and Chessboxing with GZA. Furthermore, Midnight, Eyehategod, Elder, Bridge City Sinners, Starcrawler, Uniform, Deathchant, Early Moods, and Rifflord will also be performing during the “Psycho Swim” pre-party at the AYU Dayclub on August 18.

Vio-lence, Whiplash, & Artillery Set For 2022 “MTV Headbangers Ball” European Tour

Vio-lence, Whiplash, and Artillery will be hitting the road on this year’s “MTV Headbangers Ball” tour in Europe. Here’s the dates for that run:

11/23 Amersfoort, NET – Fluor
11/24 Hamburg, GER – Kulturpalast
11/25 Mannheim, GER – MS Connextion Complex
11/26 Zlin, CZE – Masters Of Rock Cafe
11/27 Budapest, HUN – Barba Negra
11/28 Regensburg, GER – Airport Eventhall
11/29 Stuttgart, GER – LKA Longhorn
11/30 Zurich, SWI – Alte Kaserne
12/01 Brussels, BEL – La Madeleine
12/02 Essen, GER – Turock
12/03 Aarhus, DEN – Voxhall
12/04 Stockholm, SWE – Slaktkyrkan
12/05 Gothenburg, SWE – Tradgarn

Vio-lence Hope To Record Another EP By Next Fall

Vio-lence’s new EP, “Let The World Burn,” won’t be released until March 4, but it looks like the band are already thinking about a follow-up. Guitarist Phil Demmel said the following about that [via Blabbermouth]:

“I’d like to do another EP rather than an album, and we’re working on the songs for it already, and hopefully we’ll get in to record by next fall. We want to constantly be releasing music, and constantly doing shows. At this stage, we’re excited for everybody who’s still excited for this band. To them, I say thank you for still listening to and supporting us. We’re excited to come play, so spread the VIO-LENCE.”