Thursday, December 14, 2006



Deicide are currently midway through their first ever full Australian tour. Having played Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney, and dates in Auckland & Christchurch (New Zealand) still to come, but they will end the tour back in Oz in the sub tropical heat of Brisbane.

The band are in devastating form – Thursday, Dec 14 saw them play to a sold out crowd of over 700 at Sydney’s Gaelic Club. Known as the homeland of metal for touring bands into Sydney, the Gaelic Club’s foundations were under immense stress enduring what was possibly one of the loudest gigs ever performed within its walls.

According to an eye-witness account:
"Deicide came out and destroyed. It all began with ‘Dead By Dawn’ and then a barrage of the old, the very old and plenty of new material from ‘The Stench Of Redemption’ that was played with the precision of a military machine.

New guitarists, Ralph Santolla and Jack Owen are so in tune with and balanced against Glen Benton and Steve Asheim’s bottom end assault that they seem like they have been in the band forever…

The band were so tight and heavy that by the 2nd time Glen came up for air to address the crowd it was only because of the Satanic smell he was enduring due to a member of the rampant crowd having lost control of their bowels. Yes, Deicide really do make you shit yourself.

Deicide are truly on top of their game, not only was the sound level pushed to extremity, it was also crystal clear making sure that every double kick and blast beat, every riff and every Depths Of Hell vocal was felt from every angle within the venue.

No doubt the people of Sydney and the rest of Australia will be left with physical evidence of having experienced Deicide live. A few more than others as there was more than one willing to brave the 20 foot drop into the mosh pit from the balcony at the Sydney show, but when one person offers a Homage For Satan, others follow."

for the forthcoming DEICIDE DVD Doomsday LA here:

AND ALSO new promo clip "Desecration"

See the band in Europe in 2007:

15.12.06 Auckland, NZ @ The Studio
16.12.06 Christchurch, NZ @ Civic
17.12.06 Brisbane, Australia @ The Arena

DEICIDE The Stench Of Redemption European Tour 2007
+ Visceral Bleeding + Psycroptic

05.01.07 HOL Eindhoven Effenaar
06.01.07 HOL Nijmegen Doornroosje
07.01.07 GER Saarbrucken Roxy
08.01.07 HOL Rotterdam Baroeg
09.01.07 UK Manchester Jilly's Rockworld
10.01.07 IRE Dublin Temple Bar Music Centre
11.01.07 UK Glasgow Cathouse
12.01.07 UK London London ULU
13.01.07 FR Paris La Locomotive
14.01.07 FR Limoges CC John Lennon
15.01.07 SP Bilbao Bilborock
16.01.07 POR Corroios-Almada @ Cine Club
17.01.07 SP Madrid Caracol
18.01.07 SP Barcelona Razzmatazz II
19.01.01 FR Marseille Le Jas Rod
20.01.07 ITA Ravenna Rock Planet
21.01.07 ITA San Giorgio In Bosco (PD) La Gabbia
22.01.07 CRO Zagreb Mochvara
23.01.07 A Graz Opheum
24.01.07 A Traun n/Linz Spinnerei
25.01.07 A Innsbruck Hafen
26.01.07 GER Essen Zeche Carl
27.01.07 HOL Sneek Het Bolwerk
28.01.07 BEL Vosselaar Biebob
29.01.07 DE Hannover MuzikZentrum
30.01.07 DE Berlin SO36


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