EARTHEN GRAVE: New Tour Dates Announced

Chicago's own EARTHEN GRAVE, featuring renowned violinist Rachel Barton Pine and Ron Holzner of TROUBLE fame, has scheduled the following dates:

Dec. 04 - Millcreek Tavern - University City, Philadelphia, PA *
Dec. 05 - Europa - Brooklyn, NY
Dec. 06 - Piano's - New York, NY
Dec. 11 - The Abbey - Chicago, IL (w/ SKINDRED)
Dec. 12 - Vnuk's - Milwaukee, WI (w/ BLACKFINGER)

* Show without Rachel Barton Pine

EARTHEN GRAVE was shown performing on NBC's "Today" show as part of a September 25, 2009 feature on Rachel Barton Pine. Watch the report below.

"I've been a big heavy metal fan since I was 12, groups like PANTERA, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, METALLICA, SLAYER," Rachel said in a 2004 interview.

Pine's heavy metal penchant came to the fore in 1997's "Storming the Citadel", according to The Republican. With her "rock trio" STRINGENDO (Barton Pine and Edgar Gabriel, violins, and Brandon Vamos, cello), she covered her favorite songs by bands ranging from LED ZEPPELIN ("Heartbreaker", "Black Dog", and "Stairway to Heaven") and BLACK SABBATH ("Paranoid") through AC/DC ("Thunderstruck" and "Back in Black") to METALLICA ("One" and "Fade to Black").

Rachel Barton Pine's official web site can be accessed at this location.

EARTHEN GRAVE's demo/EP "Dismal Times", comprising three original songs and two covers, was released in June and has been hailed by critics as "astounding," "phenomenal," and "pure, headbanging bliss."

EARTHEN GRAVE is a force of nature driven by the unique alchemy of its members featuring Mark Weiner on vocals, Ron Holzner on bass, Rachel Barton Pine on extended-range violin, Jason Muxlow and Tony Spillman on guitar, Scott Davidson on drums.

The six-piece thunders with dark intensity, playing with a skill and versatility that will stop listeners in their tracks. The band's 2009 performances have included an appearance at Indianapolis' Templars of Doom III festival and concerts where they shared the stage with such luminaries as PENTAGRAM, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, MAYHEM, MACABRE, and NACHTMYSTIUM, in venues including the Metro, House of Blues, and Pearl Room.

For more information, visit www.earthengrave.com.

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