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Deicide’s November U.S. Run Takes Shape

More dates have emerged for Deicide‘s forthcoming November run. Those stops include:

11/03 Louisville, KY – Headliner’s Music Hall
11/04 Columbus, OH – Al Rosa Villa
11/05 New York, NY – B.B. King Blues Club
11/06 Baltimore, MD – Soundstage
11/07 Philadelphia, PA – The Trocadero
11/08 Albany, NY – Bogie’s
11/09 Pittsburgh, PA – Altar Bar
11/10 Syracuse, NY – Station 58
11/11 Detroit, MI – Blondie’s
11/12 Joliet, IL – Mojoes
11/13 Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
11/14 St. Paul, MN – Station 4
11/15 Des Moines, IA – Vaudeville Mews
11/16 St. Louis, MO – The Firebird
11/17 Lansing, MI – Blackened Moon
11/19 Portage, IN – Camelot Hall
11/19 Springfield, VA – Empire

No word yet on who they will be out on the road with.

Rival Schools To Tour Australia In September

Rival Schools are headed to Australia in September for the following trek with Toy Boats:

09/14 Brisbane, AUS – The Zoo
09/15 Melbourne, AUS – Corner Hotel
09/16 Adelaide, AUS – Enigma Bar
09/19 Sydney, AUS – Annandale Hotel

Deftones’ Chi Cheng Diagnosed With Pneumonia, In ICU

Ailing Deftones bassist Chi Cheng‘s health has taken a turn for the worse. Following a fan-funded return home from New Jersey, Cheng—who has most recently been in a partially conscious state following a 2008 car accident—has been diagnosed with pneumonia.

Some postings by his family made today via Oneloveforchi.com have shed some insight on his condition, including:

“SHOUT OUT TO CHI‘S WORLDWIDE FAMILY-PRAYER REQUEST-he just got back home last night from NJ and is in ER with SOMETHING serious going on. Pneumonia and don’t know what else. Not good! Please send the word again to PRAY HARD. Thank you all! onelove…”

chi is in ICU on 3 antibiotics for pneumonia. blood pressure and oxygen are both low. please send healing.

one love for chi,
gina”

P.O.D. frontman Sonny Sandoval has also checked in with an update on Cheng via Twitter:

“Spoke with Chi‘s mom. He really needs our prayers. He’s in ICU and still fighting. Gods will be done! @POD @thewhosoevers ?#prayhard”

For Today Drummer David Morrison Exits The Band To Focus On Missionary Work

For Today drummer David Morrison has stepped down from the group in order to do Christian missions work in Ambato, Ecuador. Ex-The Crimson Armada drummer David Puckett will be replacing him for the time being with Morrison stating:

“The band will not be missing any shows and have a replacement drummer that may end up being permanent. David Puckett will be the drummer for the band on Warped Tour and through the Fall if all works out. I haven’t seen the band with Puckett yet, but he’s a great man of God and an incredible drummer and I’ll be at a couple of the Warped Tour dates. Thank you guys for everything! This has been the best 7 plus years of my life! To God be the glory.”

The split was amicable and the following video statement regarding the departure was released:

Kyng To Tour With Seether & Sick Puppies This Fall

Kyng will join Seether and Sick Puppies on the Triple Threat Tour this fall. Initial dates include:

09/18 Clifton Park, NY - Northern Lights
09/20 Boston, MA – House of Blues
09/21 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
09/22 Baltimore, MD – Pier Six Concert Pavilion
09/23 Norfolk, VA – The NorVa
09/25 St. Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live
09/27 Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
09/28 Sauget, IL – Pop’s
09/29 Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom
10/01 Tempe, AZ – The Marquee
10/08 Blackfoot, ID – Club Centenarlo
10/11 Billings, MT – Shrine Auditorium
10/12 Casper, WY – Casper Event Center Arena
10/16 Minneapolis, MN – The Brick
10/19 Grand Rapids, MI – The Orbit Room
10/20 Detroit, MI – The Fillmore Detroit

From All Within (Ex-Dirge Within/Corpus Christi) Streaming New Song

From All Within has been reactivated with a re-tooled lineup. A new song by the outfit titled “Salvation In Me” can be heard below while their latest lineup shapes up as follows:

Vocals – David Kvistad
Guitars – Kyle Church (ex-Sleep Serapis Sleep)
Guitars – Rich Yokum (ex-Sleep Serapis Sleep)
Bass – James Pezanoski (ex-Dirge Within)
Drums – Pete Keres (ex-Corpus Christi)