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Old 05-31-2007, 03:33 PM   #1
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Tourdom?

might as well just grab the bull by the balls and ask this...

what in all likelihood is the chance of the Surgeons making to the stinkin rock in the North Sea (known by the name Britain)?

Couldn't afford to get to MDF and my bastard sister is getting married on the middle day of OEF stoppin me being able to witness what is probably the best OEF lineup i've read so far.


Plus i think i know a few people who would literally cream themselves if they saw GS live...

myself included ;)
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Old 05-31-2007, 03:57 PM   #2
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As I always say; we're there as soon as somebody makes us a decent offer. So, right now, I don't know. I just know we want to come over for a few shows, as I know there's a demand for us over there.
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Old 05-31-2007, 04:00 PM   #3
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Haha, yeah... we're thinking about it.
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Old 05-31-2007, 04:16 PM   #4
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I want to see General Surgery so badly =(
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Old 05-31-2007, 04:31 PM   #5
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I missed them on Bloodshed =(
Had to go or else we couldn't get home, it's hours away =(
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Old 06-01-2007, 03:40 PM   #6
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Old 06-02-2007, 09:53 AM   #7
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Well, I got word a couple of days ago that a US tour may happen for us later in the year or some time next year... it's just an invitation though, we'll see what happens. Would be awesome.

Also, we're gonna try to make a lot more shows happen after we release the next album, I'd love to tour on the back of a release for once and just not go out to do these random shows.
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Old 06-02-2007, 10:48 AM   #8
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Well, I got word a couple of days ago that a US tour may happen for us later in the year or some time next year... it's just an invitation though, we'll see what happens. Would be awesome.

Also, we're gonna try to make a lot more shows happen after we release the next album, I'd love to tour on the back of a release for once and just not go out to do these random shows.
It's good to hear that, but how about Europe? Can you give any information about that?
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Old 06-02-2007, 10:50 AM   #9
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Nothing in Europe going on right now aside from the OEF... I don't think we'll get any offers right now either, it's a bit too late since the album has been out for so long already. Hope to get some weekend shows in the fall though.
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Old 06-02-2007, 10:51 AM   #10
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It's a shame the mini tour got cancelled a while ago (a year and half ago I think?), wanted to see you so badly!
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Old 06-02-2007, 10:51 AM   #11
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Me too. I would crap my pants!
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Yeah, that was a bummer but no use crying about it now... we'll get out there somehow. Would be fucking awesome to do a Euro tour with a band like Dead Infection or Machetazo.. or both!
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Yeah, that was a bummer but no use crying about it now... we'll get out there somehow. Would be fucking awesome to do a Euro tour with a band like Dead Infection or Machetazo.. or both!
Me too
A tour with Victims (they are recently touring) would be nice as well, or Splatterhouse.
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Don't think we could afford the cost of bringing over a band from overseas.. but it would be pretty rockin' to get a support slot on a bigger tour, like Immolation or something.
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I think you should tour with grind and hardcore/punk bands, I don't think honestly most death metal fans would enjoy you guys.
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I think you should tour with grind and hardcore/punk bands, I don't think honestly most death metal fans would enjoy you guys.
Why not? We are a death metal band, if you didn't know that. Well, death/grind should be the proper tag, I guess. Pretty fucking far from grindcore, though.
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Still remember the almost empty punk/HC squats we played on the 2004 tour, those we're a real testament to our popularity amongst that scene. When we played with DM bands at proper clubs = full house.

I can play with any type of band as long as it's extreme in some sort of fashion though, but generally people aren't too welcoming when it's a mixed bill. Shame.
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I think you should tour with grind and hardcore/punk bands, I don't think honestly most death metal fans would enjoy you guys.
I'm sure we alienate them with our lyrics about death and gore and other such non-death metal things. Not to mention our parodies of death metal riffs, prevalent in every single song we've written.

I jest. However, as pointed out, we are closer to death metal than grindcore and most people seem to think that.
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Oh, yeah. I keep forgetting that we are not "brutal" DM, we're just too nice. Funny!
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Oh, yeah. I keep forgetting that we are not "brutal" DM, we're just too nice. Funny!
except you're a lot better than most brutal DM bands.
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We've played with enough brvtal bands and we seem to fit fine. A damned sight better than most pure grindcore bands.
Anyway, I'm right, everyone else is wrong.
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If it's not broodle, I can't happy!
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Oh, yeah. I keep forgetting that we are not "brutal" DM, we're just too nice. Funny!
Are we nice? Are you on drugs again? Why wasn't I informed?
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except you're a lot better than most brutal DM bands.
Thank you sir. Myself, I never got the point of the "brutal" style. Just a pile of technical riffs stacked on top of eachother, no recurring parts and too fast drumming, no hooks whatsoever. I don't know, I'm probably too old but whatever floats your boat..
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I try to be nice! I try to be on drugs too but I fail.
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Well, you'd know better than us!

Most br00tal dm queers here are super closed minded though. Don't like anything that sounds remotely different.
I don't really know a damned thing. I'm just good at bullshitting.

Seriously though, there are plenty of close-minded twerps in the grindcore scene as well. Although, most people in the general genre seem to be open enough from what I notice. Which is really quite nice. I guess "brutal" death metal has a bit of that mindset if they seriously go for the tough guy image. Haven't noticed too much of that luckily.
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Some of it's good. Spawn of Possession is another amazing band from your damn country.
I've only heard about them but I'm sure I wouldn't like it, haha. Come on, where's the punk rock? Gimme some dirty riffs and d-beats and I'm happy!
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Old 06-02-2007, 11:28 AM   #28
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Never got the whole jock, tough-guy thing. It's a community, you're supposed to enjoy yourself while watching some twerps doing their thing onstage.. if you enjoy fighting, get the fuck out and punch somebody your own size.

Mr C.C.;

I love jazz and probably my fave artist ever is Frank Zappa, so I have a high tolerance for chops, believe me. I just don't think it fits too well into the context of this particular music, that's all. I forget what the US band was that we played with at Fuck the Commerce 2004 who used Les Claypool-ish type of bass parts while hyperblasting away, that was priceless.
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Old 06-02-2007, 11:33 AM   #29
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Oh, you fucker.. getting to see Les play is a treat. Only saw Primus once, when they were a bit past their prime in 1996.

I saw the Zappa plays Zappa tribute last year, fucking amazing to experience those songs live. When Terry Bozzio played on a few songs, I was almost in tears.
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I paid close to $100 for that show, worth every penny! Almost 3 hours, so they gave you a lot of music for the price of admission.
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