More Details Announced For Necrophagist Canadian Tour

The Necrophagist Canadian tour has been confirmed and will take
place in the provinces of Quebec and Ontario from June 1 to June
10, 2006. For their first visit to Canada, the German band will be
touring with ION DISSONANCE (Canada),
(United States), and ALARUM (Australia). The first
official dates are June 2 in Montreal and June 3 in Quebec City.
More details will be announced soon.

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Neuraxis Lose Guitarist Steven Henry

Neuraxis have announced the departure of guitarist and founding
member, Steven Henry. The move is the result of “personal and
musical differences,” though the band emphatically states that the
split is amicable. The group will continue as a 4-piece with
intentions to recruit a live session guitarist for their upcoming
tours. For his part, Henry has released the following

“After 13 years as guitarist and founder of Neuraxis, I decided to
take a different path. It’s simple, the flame of playing Neuraxis
is extinct, and gone are the motivation and taste for it. These
things happen, especially when I did not expect the band to go as
far as it has gone up to now, so it would be ridiculous for me to
slow Neuraxis down. I don’t want to be a burden, what I want is the
band to grow bigger and I don’t think I’m part of that equation. I
definitely need a break and Neuraxis cannot afford to lose its time
waiting for me. There are way too many good things ahead for the
band, and I do not worry at all that Neuraxis will do great without
me. I wish nothing but the best for the guys, and also that they’ll
find another talented and dedicated guitar player. I want to thank
the guys for their time, friendship and passion for music. I wish
them the best! As for me, I’ll keep going with my 3 projects: Urban
Aliens, Idiopathetics and Empathy Denied.”

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Necrophagist To Tour Us And Canada Summer 2006

From Necrophagist’s offical website:

The tour will be named “Carving North America’s Epitaph” and is set
to take place between June 1st and June 10th in 2006. It will make
stops in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Cities that
will be covered on the tour include Toronto, Montreal and Quebec
City. More details, including a complete itinerary plus the names
the support acts, will follow.Since the band will play the Maryland
on May 28th in 2006, dates for the US are being worked on as well.
See you on the road!

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Harakiri Returns!



After nearly two years of inactivity due to lineup problems, family
commitments, and job responsibilities, Indianapolis , IN based
HARAKIRI have announced their return. The band’s
previous release, 2002’s Twilight Of The
appeared on year-end top 10 lists in many
publications worldwide.
Drummer Kent Hiltz’ has rejoined the band, thus fully reuniting the
lineup that wrote Twilight Of The Idols.
HARAKIRI is currently writing material for a new
full-length album to be recorded in the Summer of 2006.

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Upstart Label Of The Year

The January ’06 issue of DECIBEL MAGAZINE (Josh Homme on the
cover) came in today and we were treated to a nice surprise:
Willowtip was named the “Upstart Label Of The Year” for 2005.
Although the label has been around since the late 90’s, it’s great
to receive recognition from a respected publication such as
Decibel. Also, NEURAXIS and ARSIS made Decibel’s Top 40 of 2005 at
numbers 12 and 34 respectively.

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Kill The Client & Crowpath Cd’s Are In Stock

Our last two releases of the year, KILL THE CLIENT –
Escalation of Hostility
Son of Sulphur
are in stock and shipping to all
online orders now. MP3’s are available in the downloads section,
as well as cover art and logos.

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Get Our Bands On The 2006 Sounds Of The Underground Tour

The people over at Sounds Of The Underground are looking for
suggestions on who to put on the bill for the 2006 SOTU tour. Send
an email over to and tell
them which of your favorite Willowtip band should be on the tour.
Kill The Client and Neuraxis have
already shown extreme interest in this, so don’t let those dudes

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