Posts Tagged ‘Evile’

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Evile signings, Gojira confirmed for Bloodstock 2010

January 13, 2010

Evile are having 3 signing sesions this January at the rater odd choice of PULP stores. They sell loads of cute multi colored clothes and shizzle, which seems rather out of line with Eviles personal brand, but hey, they be there. The dates/venues are:

17th January – Glasgow – 1:00pm
Unit 266, St. Enoch’s Centre

20th January – Manchester – 5:00pm
Unit 27, Barbirolli Mall,
Manchester Arndale

21st January – Nottingham – 5:00pm
Unit 311, Victoria Centre

Their “Infecting Nations” tour is also about to go down too, see flyer:

Meanwhile, Bloodstock Open Air is getting even more awesome, now scoring a “Mos Def!” on most of our radars. French pro techy deathers are set so slay the friday, in their only 2010 UK show.

Says guitarist/frontman Joe Duplantier:

“We’re really looking forward to playing the mighty Bloodstock Festival for the first time! It’s a great lineup and we cannot wait to kick your ass, England! ”

Also, there is meant to be some kind of special headliner announcement on the 1st of Feb, we’ll keep ya in the loop!

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Evile announce new bassist to replace Mike Alexander

December 16, 2009

After the untimely and rather mysterious death of Evile bassist Mike Alexander from a suspected blood clot on October 5th, 2009, the band have already picked up the pieces and have once again completed their lineup for the upcoming “Infected Nations” tour.

EVILE members Matt Drake, Ol Drake and Ben Carter have released the following statement:

“This has been one of the most bizarre and surreal tasks we’ve ever had to undertake.  It isn’t like Mike has decided to leave the band and we’re simply finding a new bass player, he was taken from us, and we were forced to replace him.  In effect we had to look for a new Mike, but that would never happen.  He was one of a kind, and we’ll never forget him.

“We had hundreds upon hundreds of emails from bass players from around the world (though we can only realistically have a bassist from the UK), and we want to thank everyone for taking the time out to contact us, and the people who came to jam with us.  We only had a certain amount of time to actually audition/jam with bass players before the upcoming tours, to get time in for rehearsing the songs, getting visas sorted etc.

“Our new bass player goes by the name Joel Graham.  He’s an excellent, experienced bass player, and a really nice guy.  We’d all appreciate it if you gave him a warm welcome to the band, as this must be a bizarre situation for him to be in also.  We’ll be getting some photos taken with him soon so you can see us with Joel, we just wanted to get the news out there that we have a new bassist, and that we thank each and every person for auditioning.  Mike would be honoured at the amount of respect and admiration you expressed to us through contacting us.”

The full “Infecting Nations” tour dates, with Warbringer and The Fading, are as follows:

14.01.10 Cardiff, UK – Barfly
15.01.10 Wrexham, UK – Central Station
16.01.10 York, UK – Fibbers
17.01.10 Glasgow, UK – Cathouse
18.01.10 Newcastle, UK – University
20.01.10 Manchester, UK – Academy 3
21.01.10 Nottingham, UK – Rock City
22.01.10 Leeds, UK – Rios
23.01.10 Bristol, UK – Thekla
24.01.10 London, UK – The Underworld
25.01.10 Wolverhampton, UK – Civic Hall
27.01.10 Tilburg, Holland – O13
28.01.10 Kerkrade, Holland – Rocktempel
29.01.10 Aarau, Switzerland – KIFF
30.01.10 Prague, Czech Republic – Exit Chmelnice
31.01.10 Saarbrucken, Germany – Garage
01.02.10 Munich, Germany – Backstage
02.02.10 Milan, Italy – Zoe Club
04.02.10 Barcelona, Spain – Be Cool
05.02.10 Madrid, Spain – Ritmo & Compas
06.02.10 Lisbon, Portugal – Cine Teatro Corroios
07.02.10 Irun, Spain – Tunk
09.02.10 Luynes, France – Korigan
10.02.10 Paris, France – Glaz’Art
11.02.10 Braunschweig, Germany – B58
12.02.10 Osnabruck, Germany – Bastard Club
13.02.10 Chemnitz, Germany – Talschock
14.02.10 Vosselaar, Belgium – Biebob
16.02.10 Dudingen, Switzerland – Bad Bonn
17.02.10 Wangen, Germany – Jugendhaus
18.02.10 Nurnberg, Germany – Z-Bau
19.02.10 Copenhagen, Denmark – The Rock
20.02.10 Essen, Germany – Turock