SHAITAN MAZAR, the new band featuring former NILE members Chief Spires (bass, vocals) and John Ehlers (guitar), have been "selected by a Epic Records representative" to open for REVIS on December 5 at Ground Zero in Spartanburg, South Carolina, according to a post on the group's web site.
Upcoming SHAITAN MAZAR tour dates:
Dec. 05 - Ground Zero - Spartanburg, SC (w/ REVIS, DROP COMIX)
Dec. 12 - Ground Zero - Spartanburg, SC (w/ NONPOINT)
Dec. 19 - Uncle Doctors - Columbia, SC (w/ EQUILIBRIUM, GODS OF
As previously reported, SHAITAN MAZAR recently posted their entire four-song demo in MP3 format at their official web site.
The tracks available for download are as follows:
01. Twice Denied (mp3)
02. Ascent (mp3)
03. Baptizme (mp3)
04. Poison the Mind (mp3)
SHAITAN MAZAR's musical style is being described by Spires as "ranging from the most extreme attack to metal, ambient, melodic passages. Our purpose is, basically, no limits."
The band, who are completed by Jason Hohenstein (vocals), Robert Dirr (guitars) and Brett Goode (drums), are currently shopping the demo to interested labels with a view towards releasing their debut album in 2004.
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