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KITTIE Drummer On Silliness Of 'Female-Fronted' Description: 'You Don't Talk About DARK FUNERAL's Wieners'

KITTIE drummer Mercedes Lander was interviewed by Diane Webb of YesterdazeNews during January's NAMM convention in Anaheim, California. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On "Origins/Evolutions", the forthcoming documentary about the band: Mercedes: "We kind of decided that, for the twentieth anniversary, we wanted ...

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DIRGE WITHIN Calls It Quits Once Again

Chicago metallers DIRGE WITHIN have once again called it quits — five months after playing their comeback concert. DIRGE WITHIN guitarist Shaun Glass said in a statement: "As many of you have rightly suspected, DIRGE WITHIN has sadly come to an end. Being the creator and sole founding member of the band, I tried to ...

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MORGAN LANDER On KITTIE's Career: 'Our Story Is Not Always A Happy One'

James Geiser of Antihero Magazine recently conducted an interview with frontwoman Morgan Lander of Canadian all-female metal band KITTIE about their forthcoming career-spanning documentary, "Origins/Evolutions". You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On her thoughts on KITTIE's 20th anniversary: Morgan: "It makes me feel very ...

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KITTIE's Career-Spanning Documentary 'Origins/Evolutions' To Arrive In March

Canadian all-female metal band KITTIE will release its long-awaited career-spanning documentary, "Origins/Evolutions", on March 30 via Lightyear Entertainment in North America. The three-disc set, which was directed by Rob McCallum, includes a Blu-ray and DVD of the documentary as well as a new live album on CD. Official documentary description: "Thrust into heavy metal stardom ...

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Resurrected DIRGE WITHIN Plays First Comeback Concert (Video)

Resurrected Chicago metallers DIRGE WITHIN played their first comeback concert this past Saturday, August 5 at Route 20 at Route 20 in Sturtevant, Wisconsin. Video footage of the gig can be seen below. DIRGE WITHIN in June released a new version of the song "Memories". The track was mixed by Joel Wanasek, who has previously ...

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Resurrected DIRGE WITHIN Releases New Version Of 'Memories'

Two months after revealing their resurrection and reformation, Chicago metallers DIRGE WITHIN are ready to make new "Memories" with the release of their comeback single, available today on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and other digital outlets. "Things have been moving slow and steady in our camp since reuniting this spring," said founding guitarist Shaun Glass. "After ...

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KITTIE Drummer's THE WHITE SWAN To Release 'The White' EP

THE WHITE SWAN, the Canadian trio launched by drummer-turned-vocalist/guitarist Mercedes Lander (KITTIE), will release its new EP, "The White", on June 9. After receiving high praise around the globe for its debut EP, "Anubis", THE WHITE SWAN returns with three brand new tracks of heavy downtrodden doom that encompasses the warmth of '70s-flavored BLACK SABBATH ...

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DIRGE WITHIN Returns, THE BLOODLINE Retires

They say that time can heal many wounds, and for DIRGE WITHIN the past five years have proven that true. People grow, and people change, and for this band of brothers from the American Midwest, a half-decade apart has come to an end with an unexpected reunion and the prospect of unfinished business ready to ...

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