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The following is an extensive Past Itinerary for Celtic Frost, beginning in June 1984 through Tom Gabriel Fischer's guest vocalist appearance with 1349 in November 2005. This Itinerary includes rehearsals, tours and personal appearances.


REHEARSALS

Date: July to September, 1984
Location: Birchwil, Switzerland in the "Celtic Frost Bunker"
Project: Rehearsals to develop material for the recording of the "Morbid Tales" album.
Current release: None


RECORDING SESSIONS

Dates: October 8 - 15, 1984
Location: Berlin, Germany at Caet Studio
Project: "Morbid Tales" album
Producer: Horst Muller


REHEARSALS

Date: Spring, 1985
Location: Birchwil, Switzerland in the "Celtic Frost Bunker"
Project: Rehearsals integrating new drummer Reed St. Mark. Preparations for "Emperor's Return" recording sessions and forthcoming live concerts.
Current release: "Morbid Tales" album


RECORDING SESSIONS

Dates: April 8 - 12, 1985
Location: Zurich, Switzerland at Line In Studio
Project: "Emperor's Return" 5-track EP
Producers: Celtic Frost & Reto Rietmann


TELEVISION APPEARANCE

Date: April, 1985
Location: Zurich, Switzerland at Swiss-German Television "DRS"
Appearance: Playback appearance with live audience for "Into the Crypts of Rays"
Note: First public appearance of Celtic Frost; other guests include Thor, Destruction, Chris von Rohr of Krokus, etc.
Current release: "Morbid Tales" album


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REHEARSALS

Dates: July to September, 1985
Location: Birchwil, Switzerland in the "Celtic Frost Bunker"
Project: Rehearsals to develop material for the forthcoming recording sessions of the "To Mega Therion" album.
Current releases: "Morbid Tales" album and "Emperor's Return" 12" EP


RADIO APPEARANCE

Date: Fall, 1985
Location: New York, New York, U.S.A. on WBAI-FM radio station.
Appearance: Phone interview with Tom Gabriel Fischer (who is calling from Switzerland) by Don Kaye.
Current releases: "Morbid Tales" album and "Emperor's Return" 12" EP


RECORDING SESSIONS

Dates: September 14 - 28, 1985
Location: Berlin, Germany at Casablanca Studio
Project: "To Mega Therion" album
Producers: Horst Muller & Celtic Frost


RECORDING SESSIONS

Dates: October 10 - 19, 1985
Location: Zurich, Switzerland at Magnetix Studio
Project: Tom Gabriel Fischer records lead vocals for Coroner's "Death Cult" demo
Producers: Coroner, Rick Lights & Tom Gabriel Fischer


RADIO APPEARANCE

Date: September/October, 1985
Location: New York, New York, U.S.A. on WBAI-FM radio station.
Appearance: Interview with Reed St. Mark by Don Kaye; U.S. premiere of "To Mega Therion" album.
Current release: "To Mega Therion" album


REHEARSALS

Date: November, 1985
Location: Birchwil, Switzerland in the "Celtic Frost Bunker"
Project: Rehearsals for forthcoming "Tragic Serenades" tour.
Current release: "To Mega Therion" album


TELEVISION APPEARANCE

Date: November 29, 1985
Location: Montreal, Canada at an unidentified Canadian TV show.
Appearance: Interview with Tom Gabriel Fischer about World War III Festival.
Current release: "To Mega Therion" album


RECORDING SESSIONS

Dates: March 13 - 15, 1986
Location: Berlin, Germany at Musiclab Studio
Project: "Tragic Serenades" 3-track EP
Producers: Celtic Frost


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VIDEO SHOOT

Date: March 16, 1986
Location: Bochum, Germany
Project: Filming of "Circle of the Tyrants" video-clip on the occasion of the re-scheduled concert at the Zeche hall.
Current release: "To Mega Therion" album


RADIO APPEARANCE

Date: June 6, 1986
Location: Seattle, Washington on CITR radio.
Appearance: Interview with Tom Gabriel Fischer, Reed St. Mark, and Martin Eric Ain.
Current releases: "To Mega Therion" album and "Tragic Serenades" 12" EP


REHEARSALS

Date: Fall/Winter, 1986
Location: Birchwil, Switzerland in the "Celtic Frost Bunker"
Project: Rehearsals to develop material for forthcoming recordings of "Into the Pandemonium" album.
Current releases: "To Mega Therion" album and "Tragic Serenades" 12" EP


RECORDING SESSIONS

Dates: January 14 to April 1, 1987
Location: Hannover, Germany at Horus Sound Studio
Projects: "Into the Pandemonium" album, "I Won't Dance" 3-track EP, and "The Collector's Celtic Frost" 1-track 12" single
Producers: Celtic Frost


REHEARSALS

Date: February, 1987
Location: Hannover, Germany at a rented rehearsal studio
Project: Impromptu rehearsals for dates with Anthrax. Much use of rented equipment.
Current release: Recording sessions in progress for "Into the Pandemonium" album


TELEVISION APPEARANCE

Date: February 12, 1987
Location: Munich, Germany at Musicbox TV
Appearance: Interview with Reed St. Mark and Martin Ain
Current releases: "To Mega Therion" album and "Tragic Serenades" 12" EP


REHEARSALS

Date: Spring, 1987
Location: Birchwil, Switzerland in the "Celtic Frost Bunker"
Project: Tentative rehearsals for forthcoming "One in their Pride" tour. First rehearsals with new guitar player Ron Marks. Rehearsals are interrupted for a few weeks in the summer to allow for a settlement of differences with the record company and the acquaintance with new manager Christopher Brunker.
Current release: "Into the Pandemonium" album


REHEARSALS

Date: Fall, 1987
Location: Birchwil, Switzerland in the "Celtic Frost Bunker"
Project: Continuing rehearsals for "One in their Pride" tour
Current releases: "Into the Pandemonium" album and "I Won't Dance" 12" EP


REHEARSALS

Date: November 20, 1987
Location: Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. at SIR Studios
Project: Warm-up sessions for U.S. leg of "One in their Pride" tour and integration of U.S. crew.
Current releases: "Into the Pandemonium" album and "I Won't Dance" 12" EP


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REHEARSALS

Date: May, 1988
Location: Birchwil, Switzerland in the "Celtic Frost Bunker"
Project: Tentative rehearsals for a new album; rehearsals conducted with "Into the Pandemonium" line-up minus Ron Marks.
Current releases: "Into the Pandemonium" album and "I Won't Dance" 12" EP


REHEARSALS

Date: June to August, 1988
Location: Birchwil, Switzerland in the "Celtic Frost Bunker"
Project: Rehearsals to develop material for "Cold Lake" album and to integrate new line-up.
Current releases: "Into the Pandemonium" album and "I Won't Dance" 12" EP


RECORDING SESSIONS

Dates: August and September, 1988
Locations: Berlin, Germany at Sky Trak Studio for recording; Cologne, Germany at Conny Plank Studio for recording and mixing
Projects: "Cold Lake" album and "Cherry Orchards" 3-track EP (unreleased)
Producers: Tony Platt and Celtic Frost


RECORDING SESSIONS

Date: Approximately October, 1988
Locations: Zurich, Switzerland at Powerplay Studio
Project: Promotional CD-single for "Cold Lake" album, featuring comments and song excerpts.
Producers: Celtic Frost


VIDEO SHOOT

Date: November 10, 1988
Location: London, England
Project: Filming of "Cherry Orchards" video-clip
Current release: "Cold Lake" album
Director: Xavier Russell


REHEARSALS

Date: January/February, 1989
Location: Zurich, Switzerland at a rented rehearsal studio
Project: Rehearsals for "Cold Lake" tour.
Current release: "Cold Lake" album


REHEARSALS

Date: February 23, 1989
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland at Playhouse venue
Project: Onstage rehearsal for band and crew, no audience. Due to delayed flight cases carrying the band's equipment, rehearsal is conducted with rented gear. The equipment arrives later the same evening.
Current release: "Cold Lake" album


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TELEVISION APPEARANCE Date: February/March, 1989
Location: London, England at MTV Europe
Appearance: Interview with Tom Gabriel Fischer by Christiane Bakker
Current release: "Cold Lake" album


VIDEO SHOOT

Date: March 3, 1989
Location: London, England at the Hammersmith Odeon
Project: Filming of "Live at the Hammersmith Odeon 3.3.89" 15-track home video
Current release: "Cold Lake" album
Note: Live mix from second soundboard. Tom Gabriel Fischer suffers from heavy cold.
Director: Steve Payne


RECORDING SESSIONS

Date: March 4, 1989
Location: Manchester, England
Project: "The Celtic Frost Story" CD (Chris Tetley Presents" series)
Note: Interview with Chris Tetley for radio broadcast and use on "The Celtic Frost Story" picture disc and CD.
Producer: Chris Tetley


TELEVISION APPEARANCE

Date: March 23, 1989
Location: New York, New York, U.S.A. at MTV U.S.
Appearance: Interview with Tom Gabriel Fischer and Oliver Amberg by Adam Curry.
Current release: "Cold Lake" album


VIDEO APPEARANCE

Date: April, 1989
Location: Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. for "Hard 'n' Heavy" Video Magazine
Appearance: Interview about Kiss influences for a Kiss commemoration, with Tom Gabriel Fischer, Oliver Amberg, and Curt Victor Bryant filmed on Sunset Boulevard.
Current release: "Cold Lake" album


VIDEO APPEARANCE

Date: Spring, 1989
Location: Outside The Roxy venue for "Hard 'n' Heavy" Video Magazine's Thrash Special
Appearance: Interview with Tom Gabriel Fischer and Oliver Amberg on the "Cold Lake" album and CF in general.
Current release: "Cold Lake" album


REHEARSALS

Date: August/September, 1989
Location: Zurich, Switzerland at a rented rehearsal studio
Project: Rehearsals to develop material for "Vanity/Nemesis" album; Ron Marks joins for second half of the rehearsal sessions.
Current release: "Cold Lake" album


RECORDING SESSIONS

Date: August, 1989
Location: Zurich, Switzerland at Artag Studio
Project: 5-track pre-production demo for "Vanity/Nemesis" album
Producers: Celtic Frost


RECORDING SESSIONS

Dates: September/October, 1989 (recording) and November/December, 1989 (recording and mixing)
Locations: Berlin, Germany at Sky Trak Studio (recording) and Berlin Germany at Hansa Studios (recording and mixing)
Project: "Vanity/Nemesis" album and "Wine In My Hand" 3-track EP
Producer: Roli Mosimann


VIDEO SHOOT

Date: November 18/19, 1989
Location: Berlin, Germany
Project: Filming of "Wine In My Hand" video-clip
Current release: "Vanity/Nemesis" album
Directors: Marcus Herold and Celtic Frost


VIDEO APPEARANCE

Date: February, 1990
Location: Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. for "Hard 'n' Heavy" Video Magazine, Volume 8
Appearance: Interview with Tom Gabriel Fischer and Martin Eric Ain on the new "Vanity/Nemesis" album. The second printing of the video results in censoring all profanity in the interview.
Current releases: "Vanity/Nemesis" album and "Wine In My Hand" EP/single


TELEVISION APPEARANCE

Date: Spring, 1990
Location: Zurich, Switzerland on Swiss-German Television "DRS"
Appearance: Non-playing appearance and interview with Tom Gabriel Fischer and Stephen Priestly. Swiss premiere of "Wine In My Hand (Third From The Sun)" video-clip.
Current release: "Vanity/Nemesis" album


REHEARSALS

Date: April/May, 1990
Location: Zurich, Switzerland at the "Coroner Bunker"
Project: Rehearsals for "Campaign Slow Freeze" tour.
Current releases: "Vanity/Nemesis" album and "Wine In My Hand" EP/single


REHEARSALS

Date: May 10, 1990
Location: London, England at a rented rehearsal studio
Project: Production rehearsal integrating crew and equipment for the "Campaign Slow Freeze" tour.
Current releases: "Vanity/Nemesis" album and "Wine In My Hand" EP/single


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TELEVISION APPEARANCE

Date: May, 1990
Location: London, England at MTV Europe's "Headbanger's Ball"
Appearance: Interview with Tom Gabriel Fischer by Vanessa Warwick
Current releases: "Vanity/Nemesis" album and "Wine In My Hand" EP/single


TELEVISION APPEARANCE

Date: May 17, 1990
Location: London, England at English TV's "Raw Power"
Appearance: Interview with Tom Gabriel Fischer at The Astoria venue; aired during "Raw Power," Episode 24, June 11, 1990.
Current releases:"Vanity/Nemesis" album and "Wine In My Hand" EP/single


TELEVISION APPEARANCE

Date: May, 1990
Location: London, England at English TV's "Raw Power"
Appearance: Interview with Tom Gabriel Fischer by Phil Alexander at Phil Alexander's home.
Current releases: "Vanity/Nemesis" album and "Wine In My Hand" EP/single


RECORDING SESSION

Date: Fall, 1990
Location: Artag Studio in Zurich, Switzerland
Project: Re-recording of the beginning of "This Island Earth" for a fashion magazine ("Jardin des Modes") ad, which was shown in cinemas in Europe.  This all was part of a three-piece ad, each featuring different music styles and acting scenes with a man and a woman. The segments were shown in-between other film trailers before the main movie. Celtic Frost's soundtrack accompanied leather-clad lovers in a motorcycle scene.
Current releases: "Vanity/Nemesis" album and "Wine In My Hand" EP/single


REHEARSALS

Date: Fall, 1991
Location: Niederglatt, Switzerland at a rented rehearsal studio
Project: Rehearsals to develop material for forthcoming album, of which demos are included on the "Parched With Thirst and I and Dying" compilation.
Current releases: "Vanity/Nemesis" album and "Wine In My Hand" EP/single


RECORDING SESSIONS

Date: November, 1991
Location: Zurich, Switzerland at Artag Studio
Project: Remixing and recording sessions for "Parched With Thirst and I and Dying" album.
Producers: Celtic Frost


RECORDING SESSIONS

Date: July, 1992
Location: New York, New York, U.S.A. at Magic Sound Studio
Project: "Under Apollyon's Sun" demonstration tracks (5) for Warner Chappell Music.
Producers: Celtic Frost


REHEARSALS

Date: December, 1992
Location: San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A. at a rented rehearsal studio
Project: Rehearsals with Reed St. Mark, Curt Victor Bryant and Tom Gabriel Fischer to develop material for the "Under Apollyon's Sun" album and "The Nemesis of Power" demo for Warner Chappell Publishing.
Current release: "Parched With Thirst and I and Dying" album


RECORDING SESSIONS

Date: December, 1992
Location: San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A. at Elephant Tracks Studio
Project: "Under Apollyon's Sun" demonstration tracks (6) for Warner Chappell Music.
Producers: Celtic Frost
Note: Demonstration tape titled "The Nemesis of Power"


POST-CELTIC FROST APPEARANCES

Date: February 16, 1996
Location: Zurich, Switzerland at the Volkshaus venue
Appearance: Martin Eric Ain and Tom Gabriel Fischer join Sepultura for the performance of Sepultura's encore cover version of "Procreation (Of The Wicked)."

Date: April 3, 1996
Location: DRS3 Radio
Appearance: Interview with Tom Gabriel Fischer about the "In Memory of Celtic Frost" tribute CD.
Current release: "In Memory of Celtic Frost" tribute CD

Date: August 27, 1998
Location: New York, New York
Appearance: Ron Marks plays guitar on "Naked Underground" during Apollyon Sun's "Sub" album sessions.
Producers: Roli Mosimann & Apollyon Sun

Date: Fall, 1999
Location: Berlin
Appearance: Celtic Frost and Noise Records construct and remaster the material for the official Celtic Frost re-releases: "Morbid Tales", "To Mega Therion", "Into the Pandemonium", "Vanity/Nemesis", and "Parched With Thirst Am I And Dying."

Date: October 25, 1999
Location: Europe
Appearance: The official Celtic Frost re-reissued cd's are released.

Date: January, 2000
Location: USA
Appearance: The official Celtic Frost re-reissued cd's are released.

Date: November 12, 2005
Location: La Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland
Venue: Bikini Test Club
Appearance: Tom Gabriel Fischer joins 1349 as lead singer for 1349's cover version of Celtic Frost's "The Usurper" (Gorgoroth/1349 European tour, 2005).