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Bolt Thrower - Tease Possible Release

Even though British death metal throwers Bolt Thrower broke up in 2016, following the death of drummer Martin "Kiddie" Kearns at the age of 38, the band has now posted an update. Even though they didn't say much, a possible new release was teased to honor his legacy.

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Source: boltthrower.com
Band profile: Bolt Thrower
Posted: 11.03.2017 by Bad English | Comments (5)


Bolt Thrower - Announce Breakup

It's been a year since the death of Bolt Thrower's drummer Martin "Kiddie" Kearns. Now, instead of hiring a replacement for Kearns, the band just announced on their official website that they have broken up. So, we lose one of death metal's most legendary acts but fans will remain loyal.

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Source: boltthrower.com
Band profile: Bolt Thrower
Posted: 15.09.2016 by Metal God | Comments (14)


Bolt Thrower - Drummer Martin "Kiddie" Kearns Dead At Age 38

Unfortunately, there are terrible news from the Bolt Thrower camp today. This past Monday, September 14th, British death metal pioneers Bolt Thrower's drummer Martin "Kiddie" Kearns has passed away unexpectedly. He was only thirty-eight years old and passed away peacefully in his sleep. According to the Black Conjuration Fest, the band's upcoming Australian tour has now been cancelled given these tragic circumstances.

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Source: metalhammer.teamrock.com
Band profile: Bolt Thrower
Posted: 17.09.2015 by Bad English | Comments (27)


Bolt Thrower - Set To Return To Australia After 22 Years

British death metal titans Bolt Thrower will be returning to Australia for the first time in 22 years, to play the Black Conjuration Fest, and some selected club shows. Australian outlaws Cauldron Black Ram will be joining us as national support, with other local support coming from Portal, Cruciform, Inverloch and Beyond Mortal Dreams. Confirmed dates and venues are available down below.

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Source: metalblade.com
Band profile: Bolt Thrower
Event: Bolt Thrower: Overtures Of War - Australia 2015
Posted: 22.05.2015 by Abattoir | Comments (5)


Bolt Thrower - Confirm European Tour

British death metal giants Bolt Thrower have announced a European tour for the fall called Overtures Of War. As for the support bands, they are currently being confirmed, so more details will follow. This tour will include shows in Sweden, Germany, France, Czech Republic, among other countries.

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Source: metalblade.com
Band profile: Bolt Thrower
Posted: 01.05.2014 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Bolt Thrower - Festival Appearances For 2014

Bolt Thrower recently announced some festivals that they will play this year. So far, two dates are confirmed but the death metallers will announce more shows for the autumn.

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Source: boltthrower.com
Band profile: Bolt Thrower
Posted: 23.02.2014 by AyΣm | Comments (2)


Bolt Thrower - Announce US Tour Dates

After only a handful of North American dates in the past few years, limited to Maryland Deathfest, Bolt Thrower has announced the Return To Chaos Tour. The band will perform seven shows across the US in May. The confirmed dates are listed below, and the band will be sharing the stage with their fellow compatriots Benediction on all the club shows and for the Pomona and Oakland shows they will also be joined by the mighty Autopsy.

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Source: metalblade.com
Band profile: Bolt Thrower
Posted: 14.02.2013 by BloodTears | Comments (10)


Bolt Thrower - Announce Boltfest Special Guests

British death metallers Bolt Thrower have finally announced the special guests for their 25th anniversary show in April. Also, 200 extra balcony tickets will be made available for the show and can be purchased here starting on March 7th.

The band posted the following message on Boltfest's official website: "We are very chuffed to announce the bands joining us at our Birthday Bash are: Autopsy, Discharge, Benediction & Vallenfyre. Every band on the bill has contributed in one way or another to some great memories over the last 26 years of Bolt Thrower, so it's an absolute pleasure to have them all onboard!"

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Source: boltfest.boltthrower.com
Band profile: Bolt Thrower
Event: Bolt Thrower: Boltfest
Posted: 04.03.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Bolt Thrower - Update On 25th Anniversary Show

UK death metal act Bolt Thrower have revealed more information concerning the extra tickets for their 25th anniversary show in London on April 7th.

Here is a statement from the band: "We've had a lot of questions about extra tickets for Boltfest or adding a second show, as the show sold out so fast. As we can only afford a show like this every 26 years (!), there'll sadly be no second show. But we did look into the possibility of adding extra tickets."

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Source: boltfest.boltthrower.com
Band profile: Bolt Thrower
Event: Bolt Thrower: Boltfest
Posted: 15.02.2012 by Vombatus | Comments (0)


Bolt Thrower - Boltfest Is Sold Out

According to Bolt Thrower's official event website, the Boltfest is now sold out! Here is the statement from the band: "Sold out! Well, what can we say? We certainly didn't expect the first piece of news on the new Boltfest website to be that it is now sold out!"

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Source: boltfest.boltthrower.com
Band profile: Bolt Thrower
Event: Bolt Thrower: Boltfest
Posted: 09.01.2012 by FX | Comments (8)


Bolt Thrower - More Details About 25th Anniversary Show

UK death metallers Bolt Thrower have announced on their official website that the tickets for Boltfest are now on sale for £5.99. The profits will go to the Teenage Cancer Trust charity.

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Source: boltthrower.com
Band profile: Bolt Thrower
Event: Bolt Thrower: Boltfest
Posted: 17.12.2011 by FX | Comments (22)


Bolt Thrower - Announce 25th Anniversary Show In London

The UK death metal band Bolt Thrower will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a gig in London, at the HMV Forum on Saturday 7th April, 2012.

The band posted the following statement on their official website: "Well, after meeting a lot of people and looking for suitable clubs, we've finally found a great venue along with some like-minded people to host the Bolty Birthday Bash - Boltfest. It will be held at the prestigious HMV Forum in London, on Saturday 7th April, 2012 (Easter Bank Holiday weekend). More info on tickets, bands, etc. coming soon..."

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Source: boltthrower.com
Band profile: Bolt Thrower
Event: Bolt Thrower: Boltfest
Posted: 19.11.2011 by FX | Comments (7)


Bolt Thrower - Vinyl Reissues For 25th Anniversary Out Now In Europe

On January 17th, 2012, Metal Blade will re-issue the three Bolt Thrower albums Mercenary, Honour - Valour - Pride and Those Once Loyal on vinyl. Metal Blade Records Europe released their versions on October 21st/24th, and they can be ordered now at this location.

Bolt Thrower comments on their 25th Anniversary: "Anniversaries are kind of easy to achieve. For a band, just don't split up and you'll reach one, whether it's 10, 20 or 35 years. And this year we've reached '25 years of not splitting up'!"

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Source: metalblade.com
Band profile: Bolt Thrower
Posted: 03.11.2011 by warensemble | Comments (5)


Dying Fetus - Bolt Thrower Cover Streaming Online

"Unleashed Upon Mankind", Dying Fetus' take on the Bolt Thrower classic, has been made available for streaming over at Facebook.

"Unleashed Upon Mankind" comes off the band's upcoming 20th anniversary cover EP, entitled History Repeats..., which will be released on July 19th through FYE stores and Relapse mailorder exclusively. More album details were previously reported over here.

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Source: myspace.com
Band profile: Dying Fetus
Posted: 08.06.2011 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Bolt Thrower - European Tour Dates

UK metallers Bolt Thrower will embark on an European tour in April/May 2010.

The band adds: "All the shows are now confirmed, you can find them here. We, for one, are really looking forward to these shows, we'll be playing some of our favourite old haunts, also revisiting places we've haven't played in years. We hope that by playing such a variety of shows, from intimate clubs to larger open air festivals there will be something for everyone. We'll be trying to make every show memorable, so watch this space for further details. Tickets for the club shows will go on sale as soon the support bands and door prices are confirmed."

Confirmed dates are as follows:

Apr. 29 - Enschede, Netherlands - Atak
Apr. 30 - Tilburg, Netherlands - 013
May 01 - London, England - ULU
May 02 - Dublin, Ireland - The Button Factory
May 03 - Belfast, Northern Ireland - The Limelight
May 04 - Leeds, UK - Rio's
May 05 - Wrexham, UK - Central Station
May 06 - Birmingham, UK - The Asylum
May 07 - Paris, France - Le Trabendo
May 08 - Lyon, France - CCO
May 09 - Antwerp, Belgium - Trix (Hof Ter Lo)
May 11 - Warsaw, Poland - Progresja
May 12 - Prague, Czech Republic - Abaton
May 13 - Dessau, Germany - Metalfest Open Air Germany
May 14 - Mining Am Inn, Austria - Metalfest Open Air Austria
May 15 - Pratteln, Switzerland - Metalfest Open Air Switzerland
May 16 - Luxembourg, Luxembourg - Kulturfabrik

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Source: boltthrower.com
Band profile: Bolt Thrower
Event: Bolt Thrower: European Tour
Posted: 24.11.2009 by White Winter Sun | Comments (7)