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2010-08-12 16:24:35

Nominated For 'Australian Heavy Metal' Awards

Progressive Australian metal band ALCHEMIST are among the nominees for the 2009 Australian Metal Awards. ALCHEMIST are up for 'Best Live Band' and 'Best Film Clip' for their most recent video Tongues And Knives?taken from their album Tripsis. Voting is taking place here: http://www.australianmetal.com.au/awards2.php?record=25, with the winners to be announced at the 2009 Australian Metal Awards ceremony show on November 7th at the Forum in Sydney. For complete event details, please visit AustralianMetal.com.au.

ALCHEMIST are currently writing material for their follow-up album to Tripsis, with plans to begin recording later this year for a 2010 release date. Sample tracks taken from Tripsis can be heard now via the band's MySpace page: MySpace.com/AlchemistAU.
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 Nominated For 'Australian Heavy Metal' Awards


2010-08-12 16:19:18

Announce Australian Tour With MESHUGGAH

Progressive Australian metal band ALCHEMIST will team up with MESHUGGAH for a full Australian tour. The tour starts October 12th in Brisbane and will cover Australia's major markets. A listing of tour dates and cities can be found in the tour section.

ALCHEMIST recently wrapped-up a European summer festival tour which included stops at Graspop, Hellfest, Waldrock, and more. Photos from the band's performance during Waldrok can be viewed here: http://duennhaupt.com/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=138 and video footage from the band's Hellfest performance can be viewed here: http://www.metalhead.ro/tv/TV61/2.php.

ALCHEMIST are currently writing the follow-up to their 2007 full-length Tripsis. Tracks taken from Tripsis can be heard now via the band's MySpace page: MySpace.com/AlchemistAU.
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 Announce Australian Tour With MESHUGGAH


2010-08-12 16:14:49

Announce Tripsis Tour Dates

Australia's ALCHEMIST has announced a number of Australian and European tour dates in support of their recent release Tripsis.

ALCHEMIST will first play a number of Australian dates throughout May followed by a European tour that will include performances at the Hellfest, Graspop, and Waldrock festivals. A complete listing of confirmed ALCHEMIST tour dates can be found in the tour section with more to be announced soon.

ALCHEMIST released Tripsis late last year via Chatterbox Records in Australia and internationally via Relapse. Audio samples taken from the album can be heard now via the band's official MySpace: MySpace.com/AlchemistAU.
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 Announce Tripsis Tour Dates


2010-08-12 16:10:31

Debut First New Track From Tripsis, Announce European Tour Dates

Australia's ALCHEMIST has posted the first preview track, Nothing In No Time? from their long-awaited new full-length album Tripsis exclusively at Bravewords.com, the online home to metal magazine Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles. Tripsis will see its North American release on October 2 (October 8 internationally).

Additionally, ALCHEMIST will embark on a brief European tour upon the release of Tripsis. The two-week tour will include a headlining performance at the legendary Prog Power Festival as well as a live on-air set via Dutch National radio channel KinkFM. A complete listing of ALCHEMIST tour dates can be found in the tour section, with many more to be announced soon.
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 Debut First New Track From Tripsis, Announce European Tour Dates


2010-08-12 16:08:02

Complete Work On New Album; Announce Tour Plans

Australia's ALCHEMIST have recently completed work on their brand new full-length album Tripsis.

Tripsis, as described by ALCHEMIST guitarist, vocalist Adam Agius (the band is rounded out by guitarist Roy Torkington, drummer Rodney Holder, and bassist John Bray), is The most consistently heavy album since Spartech with all the Alchemist trade marks - psychedelic, atmospheric, packed with crushing riffs intertwined guitar melodies and groove. Tripsis is also the fastest album delivered by Alchemist with a few songs taking the Surfthrash sound to new heights.?

Advance Tripsis song titles include: Wrapped in Guilt? Degenerative Breeding? Grasp The Air? Substance for Shadow? and Tongues and Knifes? Tripsis will first see its Australian release in mid-July via Chatterbox Records, with its international release through Relapse in mid-September.

Additionally, ALCHEMIST are set to tour Australia and New Zealand starting July 21st through late August in support of Tripsis. This tour will kick-off with an appearance at the Abducted Festival in Brisbane with BLOOD DUSTER, EARTH, TERRORUST and more. Following, will be a European tour in October. That tour will kick-off with a headlining performance at the Prog Power Festival in The Netherlands. A complete ALCHEMIST tour listing will be made available shortly.
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 Complete Work On New Album; Announce Tour Plans


2010-08-12 15:48:17

Alchemist news

ALCHEMIST: (www.ALCHEMIST.com.au)

- Currently preparing material for the follow up to Austral Alien. The band expects to record in the fall of 2005. More details soon.

- ALCHEMIST has just completed work on a music video for Austral Alien's "Alpha Capella Nova Vega". Expect the video to make its world network debut(s) shortly.

- Band website relaunched! Check it at: www.ALCHEMIST.com.au!

- "just about any heavy music adventurer would die for this band." - METAL MANIACS Learn More
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