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Shane Embury on stage with Venomous Concept (more by BBG)
Shane Embury

Lock Up is a deathgrind side project originally formed by Shane Embury (Napalm Death, Venomous Concept), Nicholas Barker (ex-Cradle of Filth, Dimmu Borgir) and Jesse Pintado (Napalm Death, Terrorizer). Lock Up was joined by Peter Tägtgren (Hypocrisy) for its debut album, 1999's Pleasures Pave Sewers, and Tomas Lindberg for 2002's Hate Breeds Suffering and a Japanese tour...

Lock Up have played very few live shows. In 2009, the band announced that they would play the Damnation Festival that year. The line-up featured Embury, Barker, Lindberg and Reisenegger. It was touted as the band's last ever live show; however, they later booked more shows for 2010. -[Wiki]

Lock Up, who is now Shane Embury, Nicholas Barker, Tomas Lindberg (At The Gates, Disfear, etc), and Anton Reisenegger (Chile's Pentagram, Criminal), cancelled their MDF appearance last year but will hit the road for a string of US dates this winter with Goatwhore (who just played Europa with Exhumed) and Strong Intention, including Europa on 2/16. Ticketing info and additional support are still forthcoming.

All tour dates and some video below...

Lock Up - Live in Tokyo 4th November 2011

Lock Up - After Life In Purgatory

2/08 - Buffalo, NY @ Club Infinity
2/09 - Albany, NY @ Bogies
2/10 - Boston, MA @ Club Lido
2/11 - Montreal, QC @ Katacombes
2/12 - Tortonto, ON @ Wreck Room
2/13 - Chicago, IL @ Reggie's
2/14 - Columbus, OH @ Alrosa Villa
2/15 - Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
2/16 - Brooklyn, NY @ Europa

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