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Coronavirus: Nile & King Parrot Australia, etc. tour POSTPONED

Posted by on March 24, 2020

Nile were forced to postpone their Australian, New Zealand and Japan tour due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Read statement below:

“We have received the following press release from our Australian and Japan Promoters:
SOUNDWORKS DIRECT STATEMENT
TOUR TO BE POSTPONED
Due to ongoing developments with current world health issues, the continuously changing circumstances, and with the best interests and well being of everyone involved, SOUNDWORKS DIRECT sadly has no option but to postpone the upcoming NILE tour.
This has been another incredibly difficult decision to make, but one we feel is the best to make at this point in time.
Ticket purchasers will receive a refund via point of purchase.
We urge everyone to please be patient during the refund process.
We sincerely apologize for all disappointment and inconvenience caused by these decisions made.
We are 100% committed to rescheduling these tours to a later time frame when world health issues settle.
POSTPONED APPEARANCES
NILE :
April 22 – Perth, Badlands
April 23 – Canberra, The Basement
April 24 – Sydney, Crowbar
April 25 – Brisbane, Woolly Mammoth
April 26 – Melbourne, Max Watts
April 28 Wellington NZ, SAN FRAN
April 29- Auckland NZ, Galatos
&
In addition our Japanese dates below:
April 17 Tokyo club Cyclone
April 18 Tokyo Club Garret
April 19 Osaka AMhall
Japan dates are also postponed until later dates to be announced once we are able to re-confirm Australia and New Zealand.
*For Japan: The Ticket Holders / fans can keep their ticket for the upcoming tour as they will still be valid.
Once the new dates are announced if people cannot attend, promoters will refund the ticket price to them.”

Additionally, King Parrot’s Thrash Blast Grind Australian tour with Exhumed, King, and Theories has been postponed.

“Unfortunately Thrash Blast Grind tour is postponed. Mojo Burning in Brisbane postponed too.
Not sure on our other shows in Wollongong and Katoomba but it ain’t looking good. Stay safe out there guys and take care of your families. We’ll be back to the grind as soon as we can. Guess we better finish writing this new record… in isolation!”

 

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Nile announce North American fall Tour

Posted by on February 20, 2020

  Nile have announced the Vile Nilotic Rites Part II North American tour. The extensive trek is scheduled to kick off on September 26th in Durham, NC and will run through November 14th in Monterey. Tickets go on sale tomorrow (21st) at this location.  Karl Sanders comments: “The members of NILE had such a blast […]

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GoFundMe set-up to cover late ex-Divine Heresy bassist’s funeral expenses

Posted by on January 30, 2020

Following the sudden death of former Divine Heresy bassist Joseph Payne on Friday (24), a GoFundMe has been launched to cover his funeral expenses. “Joe was just 35 when he tragically passed away January 24th, 2020,” starts the description of the GoFundMe, written by organizer Whitney Nicole. “He was an incredibly loving fiance, son, brother, […]

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Former Nile/Divine Heresy bassist Joseph Payne has died

Posted by on January 25, 2020

We are saddened to report, former Nile and Divine Heresy bassist Joseph Payne has died. He was only 35 years old. No cause of death has been released to the public. The news of his passing was confirmed by his former Divine Heresy bandmate, guitarist Dino Cazares (Fear Factory), who issued the following statement on […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/8: New music to listen to

Posted by on January 8, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Dave Mustaine once sang these lyrics in the Megadeth classic “Sweating Bullets”: “Hindsight is always 20-20 / But looking back it’s still a bit fuzzy.” That’s what popped into my head when I […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 20 Metal Albums of 2019

Posted by on December 23, 2019

  I try to follow the rules, but, once again, another year of good music has gone by, and I was able to narrow it down to 20 instead of 10. There are a bunch of variables that make me connect to a song or artist. Whether it’s the overall vibrations the sound leaves behind […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/11: Cattle Decapitation slaughter sales

Posted by on December 11, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Compared to the last two months, this list of debuts looks rather small. But what it lacks in length it makes up for with Cattle Decapitation spearheading what will probably be the biggest […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/4: The hidden history of the charts

Posted by on December 4, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   The top 40 is a good place to be for most bands, but it’s especially killer to see a death metal band on there. Blood Incantation only have two studio albums under their […]

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A conversation with Nile’s Karl Sanders on ‘Vile Nilotic Rites’

Posted by on November 29, 2019

Nile have been on tour in support of their new album Vile Nilotic Rites, which was released on November 1st via Nuclear Blast (order here). We recently caught up with frontman/guitarist Karl Sanders to discuss their latest effort, and more. What was the creative process for the new album, Vile Nilotic Rites? Well, we wrote […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/27: No charts left behind

Posted by on November 27, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   It’s still kind of hard for me to believe that Thanksgiving is tomorrow. This is despite the fact that all my day job has been this past week is being surrounded by people […]

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