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Topic : MMM: Exciter + Asomvel + Martyr 6/12 Tilburg
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Posted 21-11-2019 0:06 by MMMania Wijzig reactieProfiel van MMManiaQuote dit bericht

MMM & Little Devil XL Present: EXCITER (Canada) + ASOMVEL (UK) + MARTYR


Little Devil XL is back on a wonderful new location, Theater De Nieuwe Vorst, two blocks from the Little Devil venue.

€ 22,50 pre-sale
€ 25,-- door-sale

EXCITER (Canada): In 1978, the band Hell Razor formed in Ottawa, Ontario. They consisted of vocalist and drummer Dan Beehler, guitarist John Ricci, and bassist Allan James Johnson. In 1980, the band changed their name to Exciter and recorded a demo which they then sent to Mike Varney of Shrapnel Records. Varney included one song from it, “World War III”, on the compilation album US Metal Volume II in 1982. Shortly after that, the band were signed to Shrapnel Records. In 1983, they released their debut album, Heavy Metal Maniac.Later that year, Exciter signed a record deal with Jon Zazula’s Megaforce Records and, in 1984, they released their second studio album, Violence & Force. After a few opening dates with fellow American thrash metal band Anthrax, they embarked on their first U.S. tour with Danish heavy metal band Mercyful Fate. Exciter switched to a new label, Music for Nations, and traveled to London to record their third album, Long Live the Loud. It was released in 1985 and produced by Motörhead producer Guy Bidmead. It contained a slightly more “mainstream” heavy metal sound than the pure speed/thrash metal of the first two albums. After its release, the band went on a European tour with German heavy metal band Accept and later a U.S. tour with Motörhead and Megadeth. Before the year ended, Exciter released the three-track EP, Feel the Knife, which was the last release from the original line-up. Shortly after its release, John Ricci left the band and was replaced by Brian McPhee.Along with a new guitarist came a new, more melodic sound. The band’s fourth album, Unveiling the Wicked, was released in 1986 on the Music for Nations label. After its release, the band went out on a very successful European tour with Motörhead and American power metal band Manowar. It was decided at this time that Dan Beehler (who had handled both drums and vocals since the band’s inception) would not sing anymore. New vocalist Rob Malnati was hired, and made his debut on the band’s next album, self-titled (a.k.a. O.T.T.). The album was released in 1988 through the Canadian record label Maze Music. A Canadian tour followed but the band went on hiatus shortly after.In 1991, Exciter re-emerged with Beehler on lead vocals again. John Ricci also returned to the band. Bass duties were handled by new bassist David Ledden. The band’s first recording with this line-up was the song “Born to Kill” which appeared on a compilation album titled Capitol Punishment, which was released in 1991. The same year, the band went on a reunion tour in Canada, which would largely be focused on songs from their first three albums. The band’s first live album, Better Live than Dead, which was released in 1993, had been recorded during their reunion tour at this time.In 1992, the band signed to German metal label Noise Records and recorded their sixth album, Kill after Kill. The band went on a three-week European tour with Rage to support it. After the tour, the band disappeared for a second time. It would be three years before they would be heard from again.In March 1996, an almost completely new line-up was announced. Ricci was the only returning original member. Jacques Bélanger was the new vocalist and Rik Charron and Marc Charron (no relation) would handle drum and bass duties respectively. The new line-up played a few well received gigs in Canada before recording a new album, The Dark Command. The album was released in 1997. With one of their strongest albums in years, the band went out on a European tour with fellow Canadian heavy metal band Anvil and American thrash metal band Flotsam and Jetsam.Between 1998 and 2000, the band was basically dormant with only two festival appearances in the two-year span. The summer of 2000 saw the release of the follow-up album to The Dark Command, Blood Of Tyrants. The new album was heavier and more aggressive than its predecessor. In the fall of 2001, Bélanger left the band due to “creative differences”. A year later, Marc Charron quit to pursue a career in the technology industry.Jacques Belanger and Rob Cohen performing with Exciter in 2005
At the beginning of 2003, a new line-up was announced, with Ricci and Rik Charron returning along with new vocalist Rob Degroot and new bassist Paul Champagne. This line-up only lasted until March 2003 when Degroot left. His replacement was former vocalist Jacques Bélanger. In 2004, Paul Champagne was released from the band. The band recorded their ninth studio album, New Testament, with Ricci on both guitar and bass. New Testament is somewhat of a compilation album of re-recorded classics from throughout the band’s entire career. Later that year, bassist Rob “Clammy” Cohen joined the ranks. The year ended with the band heading out on a European tour with Swedish power metal band Steel Attack.Exciter participated in a number of European summer festivals in 2005, including the Tradate Iron Fest in Tradate, Italy, Bang Your Head!!! in Balingen, Germany and Metalcamp in Tolmin, Slovenia.Annihilator mainman Jeff Waters was able to get the rights back to most of Exciters’ catalogue titles from the old labels and get them a new deal to re-release these titles. As well, Waters re-mastered these titles and new booklet infos, including comments from the original 3 band members, as well as additional photos were added to the re-releases.In 2006, Exciter played Keep It True VI in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. Shortly thereafter, Bélanger left again due to irreconcilable differences. He was quickly replaced in October that year by Kenny “Metal Mouth” Winter, from Brooklyn, New York.The band played only one headlining show in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in August 2007 thanks to an intense rehearsal and recording schedule involving a weekly 23-hour trek from NYC to Ottawa by Kenny Winter.Twice delayed in December 2007 and January 2008, the band’s tenth album Thrash Speed Burn was released on February 22, 2008 in Europe, and on March 4, 2008 worldwide. It has since garnered positive reviews from many a European fanzine. The band’s first European show for the tour, with the current line-up, saw their debut at the Atarfe Vega Rock Festival in Granada, Spain. Coincidentally, it also marked Exciter’s first ever appearance on the Iberian Peninsula. In February 2014, it was announced on the band’s official Facebook fan page that guitarist John Ricci had decided to retire from the music business, departing Exciter and leaving the band with no original members. In April 2014, Ricci began claiming that the retirement statement was false, however the former band members maintain that at the time of the press release, the information it contained was accurate.The original Exciter lineup reunited shortly after and will play their first European show on April 25, 2015 at Keep It True Festival and played in March 2015 at the Defenders of the Old Festival in New York. A new reunion album was planned for 2019, but is in question after the departure of John Ricci. In October 2018, Daniel Dekay was announced as the replacement for John Ricci.
Well after 33 years original drummer/singer Dan Beehler returns to The Netherlands!! Be there if you’re a heavy metal maniac!!!

ASOMVEL (UK): A Dream to Some…A Nightmare to Others. These guys calmly walk on, bludgeon your senses with a baseball bat and then retire to the bar, leaving you with what’s left of your mind in a pool in your pants. “The best heavy metal has plenty of dirt under its fingernails: this lot must never be allowed to work in a food preparation area.” – Dom Lawson, The Guardian. ASOMVEL released their well-respected debut LP, Kamikaze, in 2009. Barely a year later, the band was shaken to its core when front-man, Jay-Jay Winter, was killed in a road accident. Although a devastating tragedy, co-founding guitarist, Lenny, knew that the band had to continue in tribute to the determined spirit of their founder. Since releasing their 2013 album, Knuckle Duster, with Bad Omen Records to much critical acclaim, and recruiting Jay-Jay’s Nephew, Ralph, the band has spent the last couple of years playing around the world; including a tour of Brazil, dates in Japan, Slovenia, Germany, Spain, France, Ireland – these dates included many respected festivals such as Hammerfest, Party San Open Air, Siege of Limerick, and MetalDays. ASOMVEL are set to release their third album, World Shaker in May 2019. The band lately toured with Riot V in Europe. This is not an ordinary Motörhead rip off!!! This is a band which has much Lemmy influences but write their own songs in a great way!!!

MARTYR (NL): During the five years that Martyr was alive and kicking (1982-1987), the band released two albums that are considered cult in the Metal scene today. ‘For The Un...iverse’ (1985) and ‘Darkness At Time’s Edge’ (1986) are classic Metal, a delight for those who love strong melodies, speedy riffs and a high level of technicality. In those years, Martyr appeared on compilation albums from Roadrunner and Metal Blade, was voted Holland’s best new Metal band in Aardschok magazine, has toured with several international acts and appeared on Sky Channel’s Monsters Of Rock. Martyr disbanded in 1987, but reunited in 2001 to play the Heavy Metal Maniacs festival. Four years later, the band revived almost the complete 1982 line up to play the Headbangers Open Air and Keep It True festivals. The flame has been burning again and the band continued to play live ever since. December 2008 MARTYR supported US Shock Rockers Lizzy Borden on their European tour. But also the years after that MARTYR hit the European stages supporting great acts like Flotsam & Jetsam , Vicious Rumors, Jaguar, Evergrey a.o. on different tours. In 2009 the first new Martyr record in almost 25 years has been released . That’s when the new EP ‘Fear’ was coupled with a re-release of the classic ‘For The Universe’ album as a double digipack entitled ‘Fear The Universe’ on Rusty Cage Records (RCR0017).
March 2016 saw the release of MARTYR's new album "You Are Next" released by Into The Limelight Records / Pure Steel Promotions. A great album which got only great reviews worldwide and is released in Japan lately. One of the finest metalbands The Netherlands ever delivered; so check them out! The band alos released a live album last year; recorded during their Japan trip!! Martyr on stage = PARTY!!!!


€ 22,50 pre-sale
€ 25,-- door-sale

Place; De Nieuwe Vorst, Willem II straat 49 – 5038 BD – Tilburg
Date: Friday 6 December 2019
Doors: 18:30


Sadistic Sinner
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Posted 07-12-2019 13:40 by Sadistic Sinner Wijzig reactieProfiel van Sadistic SinnerQuote dit bericht

Om nu eindelijk na al die jaren gisteren de only real voice in Exciter live te horen en te aanschouwen.
Het blijft toch uniek een drummende zanger: The Cry of the banshee!

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