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TWITCHING TONGUES – To Release “World War LIVE” Album Through Closed Casket Activities

Posted in hardcore, metal music, Music, music news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , on July 5, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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TWITCHING TONGUES and Closed Casket Activities are proud to announce the World War LIVE limited “live” LP/CD.

Recorded live in the Van Nuys stadium called THE PIT in front of twenty screaming fans, this is (not) a true testament to the event that occurs when this band hits the stage. The band was tired of hearing “they’re better live,” so here it is. With a setlist comprised mostly of songs from their latest LP, In Love There Is No Law, as well as previous material, the record almost doubles as a best-of the band’s current stage. The album cover was made by the legendary Sean Taggart (Carnivore, Crumbsuckers, Agnostic Front) and hardcopy buyers will regret their purchases slightly less with the addition of bonus material.

Closed Casket will release World War LIVE on CD, LP and digital download on August 12th; preorders will be available shortly. A video trailer for the album is playing below:

World War LIVE - Track Listing:

1. Eyes Adjust

2. Burn Forever

3. Preacher Man

4. Feed Your Disease

5. Sleep

6. Good Luck…

7. In Love There Is No Law

8. World War V

9. Sorry I’m Not

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For more info on TWITCHING TONGUES:

https://www.facebook.com/twitchingtongues

https://twitter.com/twtchngtongues

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LONG LIVE TWITCHING TONGUES.

LONG LIVE HARDCORE.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

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BIOHAZARD – RE-SIGNS WITH NUCLEAR BLAST – WORLDWIDE DEAL!

Posted in metal music, music news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on June 7, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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Brooklyn-based hardcore four-piece BIOHAZARD have just announced their re-signing with Nuclear Blast, this time for a worldwide deal. “We’re so psyched to still be involved with the awesome crew at Nuclear Blast and we’re looking forward to releasing our new music!,” states vocalist and guitarist Billy Graziadei.

Following their run of European festival appearances & tour dates this July and August, BIOHAZARD will enter the studio to record the follow-up album to 2012’s Reborn In Defiance. An early 2015 release is expected.

A video of BIOHAZARD performing Urban Discipline live at the Black N‘ Blue Bowl in Brooklyn, New York last month can be viewed here (and includes behind-the-scenes footage):

BIOHAZARD:

Billy Graziadei - Vocals & Guitar (1988 – Present)

Bobby Hambel – Guitar (1988 – 1994; 2008 – Present)

Danny Schuler – Drums (1988 – Present)

Scott Roberts – Lead Guitar (2002-2005); bass & vocals (2011 – Present)

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(Source: Nuclear Blast)

* For more info on BIOHAZARD:

Website: http://www.BIOHAZARD.com

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LONG LIVE BIOHAZARD.

LONG LIVE METAL & HARDCORE.

Stone.

RUN WITH THE HUNTED – New Full-Length From Arizona Punk/Hardcore Unit Streaming In Its Entirety; Preorders Available

Posted in hardcore, hardcore bands, music news, Punk rock, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on May 29, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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With the official detonation of their forthcoming new full-length, The Sieve And The Sand, now less than a week away, Arizona punk/hardcore unit, RUN WITH THE HUNTED, offers rambunctious ears a chance to hear the record in its entirety!

A name derived from classic dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, The Sieve And The Sand serves as the follow-up to the band’s 2011 self-titled full-length, which Punknews fittingly commended for its “heavy, lurching mosh parts.” Engineered and mixed by Alex Estrada (Touche Amore, Nails, Joyce Manor) and mastered by New Alliance East (Converge, Dropdead, Doomriders), RUN WITH THE HUNTED defies genre norms, sporting a maturity seldom realized in hardcore, seamlessly weaving in and out of multiple genres while maintaining the constant sense of urgency and desperation for which they are known. The result is a seven-track monolithic offering fit for The Secret, Champion and Burning Love enthusiasts, encompassing a lifetime of pain, struggle and a desperate search for meaning and purpose in an otherwise careless world.

Metal Insider notes, “The band’s fourth album… should make fans of Every Time I Die or Converge feel right at home with their wild energy bound together by a focus on tight playing, knowing exactly when to lash out and when to remain poised” while American Aftermath boasts in a 9/10 review, “RUN WITH THE HUNTED have written their best record yet, plain and simple. The Sieve And The Sand is an intelligent, yet chaotic excursion lined with existential musings. Basically, do not sleep on this band.”

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Sink into The Sieve And The Sand, now streaming in its entirety below:

The Sieve And The Sand will be released via Panic Records on June 3rd, 2014. For North American preorders, point your browser HERE. For European preorder, scroll HERE.

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For more info on RUN WITH THE HUNTED:

http://www.runwiththehunted.storenvy.com/products

http://www.runwiththehunted.bandcamp.com/

http://www.facebook.com/runwiththehuntedaz

http://www.thesieveandthesand.com

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http://www.facebook.com/PanicRecords

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LONG LIVE RUN WITH THE HUNTED.

LONG LIVE PUNK/HARDCORE.

Stone.

Harley’s War Continues… New York Hardcore Legend HARLEY FLANAGAN Recording New LP For Southern Lord

Posted in hardcore, hardcore bands, hardcore punk, music news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on April 24, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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New York Hardcore icon, HARLEY FLANAGAN, is currently in the process of recording his newest LP, to be released on Southern Lord later this year.

With his musical roots tracing back to the beginning of the 1980s, FLANAGAN was involved in NYC punk act, The Stimulators, before even hitting his teens. In the mid-’80s he founded the legendary hardcore/crossover act, The Cro-Mags, directly after which the band releasing their seminal Age Of Quarrel LP. At the beginning of the millennium, the artist formed his own HARLEY’S WAR and released their debut album, Cro-Mag, in 2002.

FLANAGAN and several other players recently started laying down the basic tracks for the impending yet-to-be-named album, which will close the extensive twelve-year gap since the band’s initial works were released, and will undoubtedly be one of the premiere hardcore/punk releases of the year.

Issued FLANAGAN on signing with Southern Lord and the ongoing recording process of the new material: “I think that this is some of the hardest stuff I have written in a long time. God knows there has been a lot of inspiration over the last few years.” Southern Lord owner Greg Anderson this week stated on the upcoming release: “The demos we have heard thus far are incredible! We’re really looking forward to hearing this when it’s completed.”

FLANAGAN is a black belt under Renzo Gracie and teaches at the Renzo Gracie academy in NYC, as well as having a book and several other projects in the works.

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

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LONG LIVE HARLEY FLANAGAN.

LONG LIVE SOUTHERN LORD.

Stone.

EMPIRE OF RATS – S/T Debut From Columbus Ohio’s Hardcore Band Is: Stone’s METAL Pick Of The Day!

Posted in hardcore bands, metal bands, metal music, news, rock music, rock music news, world news with tags , , , , , , on April 10, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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4 Metal Fists Out Of 5!

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EMPIRE OF RATS – The self-titled debut album from Columbus Ohio’s Empire Of Rats was released back on October 31st, 2013, via A389 Recordings. This Hardcore group has taken their inner disgust for society’s status quo, annoying antagonists and whatever else pisses them off, funneling it all into fuel for a freaking impressive debut for (what’s left of) my eardrums. Empire Of Rats don’t screw around with their sonic brutality. If its legit, underground Hardcore that you crave, Empire Of Rats serves it up with ferocity. It’s that easy to explain.

Everything about this debut is pummeling, with the exception of the 1:05 intro to Early Mourning, which boasts a calming acoustic guitar number before succumbing to a mid-tempo (all band) Metal instrumental; an instrumental that reminds me of Metallica’s Ride The Lightning days. Overall, the vocals, musicianship, energy and rage on this album are what diehard Hardcore fans yearn for and I highly endorse Empire Of Rats. Metal be thy name. – Stone

Track Listing: Leeches, Another Minute In Hell, Bottomless Pit, Untitled, Society’s Zero, Rats Reign, Sinking, Little From The World, We’re Dead, Exposed, Early Mourning

* Empire Of Rats cover art by Linas Garsys.

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* For more info on EMPIRE OF RATS:

https://www.facebook.com/empireofrats

http://empireofratsoh.bandcamp.com/

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LONG LIVE EMPIRE OF RATS.

LONG LIVE HARDCORE.

LONG LIVE OHIO.

Stone.

BIOHAZARD – 2014 European Tour Dates, Cities And Venues Announced

Posted in hardcore, hardcore bands, Metal, Music, news, rock music, rock music news, world news with tags , , , , , on March 2, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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BIOHAZARD – The super legendary BIOHAZARD will be embarking on a major European tour, beginning this April! Take a Metal glance at the dates, cities and venues below, to see if BIOHAZARD will be in your area:

USA DATES:

04.04. Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Loft
05.04. Providence, RI @ Firehouse 13

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EUROPEAN TOUR – 2014:

08.04. Lyon, Fr @ Clascon
09.04. Ivry Sur Seine, Fr @ Hangar
10.04. Winterthur, CH @ Salzhaus
11.04. Colmar, FR @ Grillen
12.04. Durbuy, BE @ Durbuy Rock
22.04. Wien, AT @ Arena
23.04. Lahr, DE @ Universal Dog
24.04. Solothurn, CH @ Kofmehl,
25.04. Dresden , DE @ Reithalle
26.04. Copenhagen, DK @ Amager Bio
27.04. Berlin, DE @ Astra
28.04. Hamburg, DE @ Markthalle
29.04. Amsterdam, NL @ Melkweg
30.04. Magdeburg, DE @ Factory
01.05. Essen, DE @ Weststadthalle
02.05. Villarrobledo, ESP @ Vinarock Festival
25.07. BAUSENDORT, DE @ RIETZ OPEN AIR
26.07. Lindau, DE @ Umsonst & Draußen
27.07. BALATON, HUN @ ROCK BEACH FESTIVAL
30.07. Pfarrkirchen, DE @ Bogaloo
31.07. Moravska Trebova, CZ @ Pod Parou
01.08. TERCHOVA, SK @ TERCHOVSKY BUDZOGAN
03.08. Albi, FR @ Xtreme Fest
06.08. Marburg, DE @ KFZ
07.08. Chemnitz, DEa @ Rock im Betonwerk
09.08. Derbyshire, GB @ BLOODSTOCK Festival
10.08. BLACKPOOL, GB @ REBELLION FESTIVAL
14.08. Nuneaton, GB @ Queens Hall
15.08. London, GB @ Underworld
16.08. Dinkelsbühl, DE @ Summer Breeze FEST

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* For more info on BIOHAZARD:

Facebook: Biohazard

Facebook: Billy Biohazard

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LONG LIVE BIOHAZARD.

Stone.

BIOHAZARD – VENGEANCE IS OURS – FALL TOUR 2013

Posted in hardcore, Metal, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , on September 23, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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This is the official list of dates for the biohazard UK/Euro tour this Oct/Nov. If the show is listed on the attached poster, it is confirmed. See ya in the pit!

Updated UK October Tour Dates:

13th NEWCASTLE TRILLIANS
14th GLASGOW CATHOUSE
15th tba
16th MANCHESTER ZOO
17th KEIGHLEY EXCHANGE ARTS
18th DUBLIN FIBBER MAGEES
19th MILTON KEYNES CRAUFURD ARMS
20th BRISTOL FLEECE
21st LEEDS PACKHORSE
22nd LONDON UNDERWORLD

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(Source: BIOHAZARD Facebook page)

* For More Info On BIOHAZARD:

Facebook: Biohazard

http://www.biohazard.com

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LONG LIVE BIOHAZARD.

Stone.

ENABLER “Shift Of Redemption” – This Hardcore Metal Will Smash You Senseless!

Posted in hardcore, hardcore metal, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on August 13, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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4.5 Out Of 5 METAL Fists!

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ENABLER – The great Midwest cities of Milwaukee (WI), Dayton (OH) and Minneapolis (MN) are home to the unbelievably savage: ENABLER. Ever since I (finally) started to listen to their new EP, Shift Of Redemption, this band has made my Metal week! ENABLER fuses Metal, Hardcore and Punk into their own seamless form. If you’re into this scene of Hardcore Metal, get ready, cause ENABLER will smash you senseless!

Founding member, guitarist and vocalist Jeff Lohrber exhibits a top-tier Hardcore performance on this EP; as does this entire band and they have a raging chemistry that boils over through each song. If ENABLER’s musical hostility can’t get your ass moving, then, you’re already six feet beneath the ground. ENABLER has proven to me they are a fiery force to reckon with within this genre and Shift Of Redemption only magnifies my said belief. Metal be thy name.

Shift Of Redemption was released via Think Fast! Records worldwide on April 9th as a digital download and 7”; the first pressing was limited to 1,000 copies, with 350 copies pressed on gold wax and 650 on clear.

ENABLER:

Jeff Lohrber – guitar & vocals

Amanda Daniels – bass

Eric Dunn – lead guitar

Dave Mann – drums

Shift Of Redemption – Track Listing:

Shift Of Redemption

Live Low

Sacrifice

Fallselflessly

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* Shift Of Redemption artwork by Raf W.

* For More Info On ENABLER:

Facebook: Enabler (MKE)

http://www.enablerband.com

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LONG LIVE ENABLER.

Stone.

EMPIRE OF RATS – A389 Confirms Debut LP From Ohio Hate Crew; New Track Slaying At Lambgoat

Posted in hardcore, hardcore bands, hardcore metal, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on August 8, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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A389 Recordings this week proclaims the signing of Columbus, Ohio-based death-dealers EMPIRE OF RATS and the impending release of their vindictive self-titled debut full-length recording this Autumn.

A cast of warriors who have collectively done time in Palehorse, Under One Flag, Pitboss 2000 and countless others unify in their hateful talents in EMPIRE OF RATS, forming a devastating style which is a brutal reminder that heavy hardcore is alive and well. On their self-titled debut LP these scene-veterans have created a perfect record that is sincere, energetic and unapologetically pissed-off without coming off as paint-by-numbers, an eleven-anthem dose of metallic, unsuppressed aggression with a style that will inspire fans of Hatebreeed, 100 Demons, Cold As Life, Ringworm, Crucified, Homewrecker and the like to seek street revenge on their enemies in no time. Bearing cover art by Linas Garsys, the deal is sealed and now A389 will release the album via download and 12” vinyl on October 1st, 2013.

Today Lambgoat dishes out the first public beatdown from Empire Of Ratswith an exclusive stream of the track “Another Minute In Hell” - CLICK HERE TO UNLEASH.

Having stormed crowds live regionally across American wastelands including pit-fueled sets at U.S. festivals including The Rumble, This Is Hardcore and more, EMPIRE OF RATS will announce new live throwdowns and tour actions in support of the looming LP over the coming months.

Empire Of Rats - Track Listing:

1. Leeches

2. Another Minute In Hell

3. Bottomless Pit

4. Untitled

5. Society’s Zero

6. Rats Reign

7. Sinking

8. Little From The World

9. We’re Dead

10. Exposed

11. Early Mourning

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For More Info On EMPIRE OF RATS:

Facebook: Empire of Rats

http://www.stereokiller.com/EmpireofRats

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A389 RECORDINGS:

Facebook: A389 Recordings

http://www.a389records.com

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LONG LIVE EMPIRE OF RATS.

LONG LIVE OHIO HARDCORE.

Stone.

EYEHATEGOD – Announces 25th Anniversary Shows; Tickets On Sale NOW!

Posted in hardcore, hardcore metal, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , on August 2, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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In celebration of their 25th anniversary, New Orleans’ legendary purveyors of Hardcore, blues-based, post-amplified audio wreckage, EYEHATEGOD, are pleased to announce three very special performances next month.

The ruckus begins September 13 where EYEHATEGOD will return to the Ottobar in Baltimore for the first time since 2009, alongside New York Hardcore progenitors Agnostic Front and Cro Mags and the original lineup of Los Angeles crossover legends Final Conflict! That same weekend,EYEHATEGOD will cause maritime chaos for the second time as part of The Rocks Off Boatshow! Confirmed dates and ticket links are included below.

EYEHATEGOD is currently crumbling stages throughout Europe. The live debauchery kicked off on July 19th in Warsaw, Poland and continues to systematically bludgeon the eardrums of the willing and unwilling throughout the lands. The journey will come to a ceremonial close on August 20th in Toulouse, France.

In related news, the band will make an appearance at Philip Anselmo’s first annual Housecore Horror Film Festival this Fall in Austin, Texas. Set to take place October 24th – October 27th team EYEHATEGOD will share the stage with an explosive lineup that includes Down, Gwar, Goblin, Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals, Crowbar, Goatwhore, Warbeast, Pig Destroyer, Repulsion and many, many more! For further info, point your browser HERE.

Stay tuned for further EYEHATEGOD intelligence – including new album details – to be disclosed in the coming weeks.

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EYEHATEGOD – Undermining Society’s Rules Since 1998 European Tour 2013 [remaining dates]: 

8/03/2013 The Garage – London, UK
8/04/2013 The White Rabbit – Plymouth UK
8/06/2013 Beta – Copenhagen, Denmark
8/07/2013 Kuudas Linja – Helsinki, Finland
8/08/2013 Kuudas Linja – Helsinki, Finland
8/10/2013 Sylak Festival – Lyon, France
8/12/2013 Backstage – Munchen, Germany
8/13/2013 K4 – Nurnberg, Germany
8/14/2013 Keller Klub – Stuttgart, Germany
8/15/2013 Provinz Pudua Mav Fest – Trebaseleghe, Italy
8/16/2013 Rock Altitude Fest – Le Locle, Switzerland
8/17/2013 Glazart – Paris, France
8/18/2013 Motocultor 2013 – Theix, France
8/19/2013 Raymond – Clermont-FD, France
8/20/2013 Le St Des Seins – Toulouse, France

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EYEHATEGOD 25th Anniversary Shows:

9/13/2013 Ottobar – Baltimore, MD w/ Agnostic Front, Cro Mags, Final Conflict [tickets]

9/14/2013 Mojo 13 – Wilmington DE w/ Agnostic Front , Final Conflict [tickets]

9/15/2013 Rocks Off Boat Show – New York, NY w/ Final Conflict [tickets]
10/25 – 27/2013 – Housecore Horror Film Fest – Austin, TX

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For More Info On EYEHATEGOD:

Facebook: EYEHATEGOD

http://eyehategod.ee/

http://www.mikeix.com

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LONG LIVE EYEHATEGOD.

Stone.

FULL OF HELL – LP Available For FREE Download This Week!

Posted in grind, hardcore, hardcore metal, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on July 16, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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East Coast Tour Underway; Euro Tour Next Week

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FULL OF HELL – Following several massive tours of the country already completed this year, including a recent trek alongside Integrity followed by a tour of half of the US with Seven Sisters of Sleep, today FULL OF HELL takes back to the streets on an East Coast run of dates in preparation for their European tour next week, in support of their second LP, Rudiments Of Mutilation.

The new action kicked off July 15th in Providence, Rhode Island, and now blasts through Pennsylvania for three dates followed by two shows in Virginia before closing out in Washington DC on the 21st, alongside  Loma Prieta and Fucking Invincible. Just three days later FULL OF HELL’s seventeen-city assault with Circle Takes the Square and Code Orange Kids begins. And, following the Euro tour, the band will also take part in label home A389 Recordings’ first Summer Extermination fest in Baltimore alongside Municipal Waste, Ringworm, Power Trip, Noisem and Impalers, which is to be followed by yet another crushing East Coast tour as the FOH hate machine keeps churning.

FULL OF HELL has decided to give away Rudiments Of Mutilation digitally for this week only! From today through next Monday, July 22nd fans can download the entire album via the A389 label Bandcamp. DO IT NOW; DO IT RIGHT HERE.

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The band also recently released their first official video, created for the track “The Lord Is My Light” by their cohort, director Lukas Hodge; view “The Lord Is My Light” RIGHT HERE.

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FULL OF HELL East Coast US Tour w/ Loma Prieta, Fucking Invincible:

7/15/2013 AS220 – Providence, RI

7/16/2013 Siren Records – Doylestown, PA

7/17/2013 Roboto – Pittsburgh, PA

7/18/2013 Wolf Cycles – Philadelphia, PA

7/19/2013 Strange Matter – Richmond, VA

7/20/2013 I’ve Got Brains Fest – Blacksburg, VA

7/21/2013 Casa Fiesta – Washington, DC

FULL OF HELL European Tour w/ Circle Takes the Square, Code Orange Kids:

7/24/2013 O13 – Tilburg, Netherlands

7/25/2013 Hafenklang – Hamburg, Germany

7/26/2013 Fluff Fest – Rockycany , Czech Republic

7/27/2013 Vlamrock – As, Belgium

7/28/2013 Glazart – Paris, France

7/29/2013 The Haunt – Brighton, England

7/30/2013 Underworld – London, England

7/31/2013 Classic Grand – Glasgow, Scotland

8/01/2013 Star and Garter – Manchester, England

8/02/2013 Star and Garter – Bristol, UK

8/03/2013 New Noise Festival – Karlsruhe, Germany

8/04/2013 JZ Riot – Lichtenstein, Germany

8/05/2013 Aera - Wien, Austria

8/06/2013 Cassiopeia – Berlin, Germany

8/07/2013 AJZ – Bielefeld, Germany

8/08/2013 Underground – Köln, Germany

8/09/2013 Ieperfest – Ieper, Belgium

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FULL OF HELL @ A389 Summer Extermination:

8/16/2013 The Ottobar – Baltimore, MD w/ Municipal Waste, Ringworm, Power Trip, Noisem, Impalers

FULL OF HELL September East Coast US Tour:

9/05/2013 Even Flow – Bay Shore, NY

9/06/2013 Webster Underground – Hartford, CT

9/07/2013 Bogies – Albany, NY

9/08/2013 Bug Jar – Rochester, NY

9/09/2013 Frankies – Toledo, OH

9/10/2013 Hoosier Dome – Indianapolis, IN

9/11/2013 Owl Farm – Nashville, TN

9/12/2013 Excalibur – Decatur, AL

9/13/2013 Phoenix Taproom – Jacksonville, FL

9/14/2013 Talent Farm – Pembroke Pines, FL

9/15/2013 Epic Problem – Tampa, FL

9/16/2013 New Brookland Tavern – Columbia, SC

9/17/2013 Ziggy’s – Wilmington, NC

9/18/2013 Strange Matter – Richmond, VA

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Critical Praise:

“Full of Hell want to open wounds however they can. The four-piece is so focused on delivering bile-soaked fury that they’ll use nearly anything at their disposal. While most of the tracks are acrid flashes of grind and powerviolence, there are still treks through squeamish noise and torturous hardcore. Seems like there’s always new releases by these guys, but this is the best I’ve heard so far.” – Decibel

“…Rudiments of Mutilation is an incredible album that should not go unheard. It is sick, unnerving, excellently established, moody, violent, and one of the best damn records that will be put out this year. You want dark? Here it is motherfuckers. Eat it up. 9.5/10″ – Metal Injection

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* For more info on FULL OF HELL:

Facebook: Full of Hell

http://www.fullofhell.com

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A389 RECORDINGS:

Facebook: A389 Recordings

http://www.a389records.com

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LONG LIVE FULL OF HELL.

Stone.

HATEBREED – European / UK Tour 2013 – Mini U.S. Tour With GWAR! Info You Need!

Posted in hardcore, hardcore bands, hardcore metal, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on July 12, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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HATEBREED – Hardcore and Metal legends HATEBREED are gonna take another trek through Europe and the UK! It’s best that y’all click that link below for tour dates, venues and ticket info; especially if you live over on that side of the Metallin’ Atlantic!

Plus, there’s a mini tour this September with Gwar! Metal be thy name!

http://www.hatebreed.com/tour

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THE DIVINITY OF PURPOSE is OUT NOW! Released on January 29th, 2013, in North America, via Razor & Tie.

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HATEBREED:

Jamey Jasta – Vocals

Frank Novinec – Guitar

Chris Beattie – Bass

Wayne Lozinak – Guitar

Matt Byrne – Drums

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* For more info on HATEBREED:

Facebook: Hatebreed

http://www.hatebreed.com

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RAZOR & TIE:

Facebook: Razor & Tie

http://www.razorandtie.com

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LONG LIVE HATEBREED.

LONG LIVE GWAR.

Stone.

BL’AST! – An Unreleased Recording Session Brought To Life By Dave Grohl

Posted in hardcore, hardcore metal, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on July 5, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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Set For September Release Via Southern Lord

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As far as stories of lost and found recorded material go, few tales can be told where all the pieces of the puzzle come together in fortunate ways, resulting in a brand new recording that surprised even the band themselves.

Having formed in 1982, infamous Santa Cruz hardcore legends BL’AST! released their first album, The Power of Expression in 1985. This debut blew everyone away and went on to become one of the highly sought after, “must- have” hardcore albums of the ‘80s. BL’AST! was beyond intense, continually pushing the boundaries of hardcore with their advanced musicianship, unstoppable energetic delivery and explosive live performances. This overwhelming power caught the attention of SST records, who released the band’s second album, It’s In My Blood in 1987.

Their third LP, Take The Manic Ride, was then released by the label in 1989. BL’AST!‘s wide-eyed, ambitious approach and intense perseverance became an influence for many bands to come. Shortly after the release of Take The Manic Ride, the band broke up and their story was buried by time and dust….UNTIL NOW!

Earlier this year BL’AST! guitarist Mike Neider contacted Southern Lord with news that he had found some mysterious old BL’AST! master tapes in an abandoned storage locker. Greg Anderson, a BL’AST! fanatic, wasted no time in sending the tapes to a studio to be baked. Needless to say, after 25 years gathering dust, the quality had deteriorated. Still, nobody could have anticipated what would follow. With the audio digitized, Southern Lord contacted fellow longtime BL’AST! fiend, Dave Grohl about mixing this recording, his response was an enthusiastic “FUCK YEAH!, LETS DO THIS”!

BL'AST! - Large Band Logo - red:black:white

Whilst inside Grohl’s famous 606 Studios (and with the Neve console as featured in the recent Grohl produced documentary Sound City) an astonishing discovery was made; a completely unheard, unreleased BL’AST! recording session from the mid-‘80s.

The lineup of the band at the time of the recording included second guitarist William Duvall (from Neon Christ, and now the current vocalist for Alice In Chains) who had moved from his hometown of Atlanta out to Santa Cruz on a tip from mutual friends, Corrosion of Conformity, to join the band. Unfortunately, his tenure with BL’AST! was short-lived and no recordings from that lineup were ever released.

From the thunderous bass intro of “Only Time Will Tell” to the apocalyptic warnings of “It’s In My Blood,” the album completely rips and rages from start to finish. All parties involved were completely amazed at how vibrant, unique and fresh this newly discovered material sounded. All things considered, it is miraculous the record survived this long and that everyone who was involved in bringing this recording to life, could be. Everything fell into place, when it could have easily crumbled along the way. This record is a time capsule that is meant to be heard!

There is no doubt in our minds that Blood! will be a crucial purchase for any current hardcore fiend as well as punk/hardcore fans who loved the band back in the day. START THE MACHINE!

Blood will see release via Southern Lord in North America on September 3, 2013. Stay tuned for further details to be unearthed. For now, check out a brand new visual trailer including the cover art for Blood! and more RIGHT HERE.

BL'AST! - Blood! - promo banner pic - 2013

(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For more info on BL’AST!:

Bl’ast!

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* For more info on SOUTHERN LORD:

Facebook: Southern Lord Recordings

http://www.southernlord.com

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LONG LIVE BL’AST!

LONG LIVE DAVE GROHL.

Stone.

HATEBREED – The Divinity Of Purpose Fall Tour 2013

Posted in concerts, hardcore, hardcore metal, Heavy Metal, heavy metal news, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on June 25, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

Hatebreed - Tour Promo Flyer - Fall - 2013

As reported on the HATEBREED Facebook page:

NEW TOUR DATES! We’re hitting the road with Shadows FallThe Acacia Strain, and Battlecross this Fall!

September 26 – Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance

September 27 – Hartford, CT – Webster Theater

September 30 – Madison, WI – Orpheum Theatre

October 01 – Minneapolis, MN – Mill City Nights

October 02 – Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s

October 03 – Ft. Wayne, IN – Piere’s

October 04 – Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall

October 05 – Athens, GA – Georgia Theatre

October 06 – Greensboro, NC – Greene Street Club

October 07 – Norfolk, VA – The NorVA

October 09 – Cleveland, OH – Peabody’s Downunder

October 10 – Flint, MI – The Machine Shop

October 11 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix Concert Theatre

For more HATEBREED tour info, click here: http://bit.ly/HatebreedFallTour

HATEBREED - Group Photo Promo 2010

HATEBREED:

Jamey Jasta – Vocals

Frank Novinec – Guitar

Chris Beattie – Bass

Wayne Lozinak – Guitar

Matt Byrne – Drums

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For more info on HATEBREED, click on the links below!

Facebook: Hatebreed

http://www.hatebreed.com

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LONG LIVE HATEBREED.

Stone.

COUNTERPARTS – 3rd Studio Album Releases July 23rd, Via Victory Records

Posted in hardcore, hardcore bands, hardcore metal, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on June 10, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

Counterparts - The Difference Between Hell and Home - promo coverAlbum Photography by Stephanie Mill

COUNTERPARTS has the Hardcore world waiting in anticipation for their third studio album, The Difference Between Hell and Home, which is set for a July 23rd release. Heartbreaking and honest, chaotic yet purposeful, fans can expect the same spitting aggression and emotive lyricism they’ve come to appreciate from COUNTERPARTS, magnified and turned all the way up.

Vocalist, Brendan Murphy comments, “There was so much preparation, thought, hard work, whatever you want to call it put into this record. We spent more time on these songs than I can even remember, and we couldn’t be happier with how it turned out. It’s everything we’ve ever done so far, but better. If you give a shit about Counterparts, you will like this record.”

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COUNTERPARTS:

Brendan Murphy – Vocals

Jesse Doreen – Guitar

Alex Re – Guitar

Eric Bazinet – Bass

Kelly Bilan – Drums

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You can now pre-order the new album, on CD or LP (100 Green/ 400 Grey Putty).
Buy it here:
http://www.victorymerch.com/store/counterparts/packages

Counterparts - new album - 2013 - preorder promo flyer

(Source: Victory Records)

Victory Records - Large Logo!

Facebook: Victory Records

For more info on COUNTERPARTS, click on the links below!

http://www.counterpartshc.com

Facebook: COUNTERPARTS

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LONG LIVE COUNTERPARTS.

Stone.

HATEBREED – Are Cover Feature On New Issue Of Outburn Magazine

Posted in hardcore, hardcore metal, Heavy Metal, heavy metal news, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on May 28, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

Hatebreed - Outburn Magazine - promo cover - 2013

HATEBREED are on the cover of the new Outburn Magazine! Metal be thy name!

Outburn #69 On Sale Now: Hatebreed, Escape the Fate, The Dillinger Escape Plan, The Almost, Heaven Shall Burn, Atrocity, A Pale Horse Named Death, Drowning Pool, Terror, HIM, Black Star Riders, Transit, Hypocrisy, Howl, Fallstar

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HATEBREED:

Jamey Jasta – vocals

Frank Novinec – guitar

Chris Beattie – bass

Wayne Lozinak – guitar

Matt Byrne – drums

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Hatebreed - The Divinity Of Purpose - promo cover pic!

HATEBREED – THE DIVINITY OF PURPOSE

NEW HATEBREED ALBUM IS OUT NOW AND AVAILABLE WORLDWIDE!

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For more info on HATEBREED, click on the links below! Whoa!

facebook: Hatebreed

http://www.hatebreed.com

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LONG LIVE HATEBREED.

Stone.

BIOHAZARD – Hardcore Metal Legends: Summer Tour 2013

Posted in hardcore, hardcore metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on May 26, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

Biohazard - Summer Tour 2013 - promo flyer poster - big

BIOHAZARD – From Brooklyn, New York, the absolute legendary BIOHAZARD will be spreading their infectious Hardcore Metal around the planet this Summer! 2013 may just be headed towards a global hazard… and it’s F’N BIOHAZARD! Metal be thy name.

Check out the tour stops at top of post and see if you’re close to being infected by BIOHAZARD!

BIOHAZARD - Billy Graziadei - publicity pic - #1 - 2012

Billy Graziadei

Biohazard - Bobby Hambel - publicity pic - #1 - 2012

Bobby Hambel

Biohazard - Danny Schuler - publicity pic - #1 - 2013

Danny Schuler

Biohazard - Scott Roberts - publicity pic - #1 - 2012

Scott Roberts

Biohazard - Reborn In Defiance - promo album pic!

REBORN IN DEFIANCE IS OUT NOW!

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All above photos from BIOHAZARD facebook.

For more info on BIOHAZARD, click on the links below! Whoa!

facebook: Biohazard

www.nuclearblastusa.com

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LONG LIVE BIOHAZARD.

LEGENDS LIKE BIOHAZARD AREN’T MADE. THEY’RE BORN.

Stone.

HATEBREED – Taking Their ‘The Divinity Of Purpose Tour’ To The UK Starting Today!

Posted in hardcore, hardcore metal, Heavy Metal, heavy metal news, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on April 28, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

Hatebreed - The Divinity Of Purpose Tour - April:May 2013 - promo flyer

HATEBREED – Starting today, Connecticut’s Hardcore/Metal ambassadors known worldwide as HATEBREED are beginning their UK tour, in support of their (widespread) critically praised 6th full-length studio album The Divinity Of Purpose. Check out the tour flyer above for more info! Metal be thy name.

The Divinity Of Purpose was released via Nuclear Blast for Europe and Razor & Tie for North America.

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HATEBREED:

Jamey Jasta – vocals

Frank Novinec – guitar

Chris Beattie – bass

Wayne Lozinak – guitar

Matt Byrne – drums

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For HATEBREED merch, click on the links below!

http://www.martyrstore.net/

http://www.martyrstore.net/product/hatebreed-divinity-of-purpose-bundle

For more info on HATEBREED, click on the links below!

http://www.hatebreed.com

facebook: Hatebreed

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LONG LIVE HATEBREED.

Stone.

Wanna See My HATEBREED “The Divinity Of Purpose” CD/T-Shirt Box Set? It’s Really Cool…

Posted in hardcore, hardcore metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on February 4, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

Hatebreed - The Divinity Of Purpose - Front - Box Set - pic

HATEBREED – That’s it at the top! That’s my (Limited Edition) HATEBREED The Divinity Of Purpose CD/T-Shirt Box Set I bought at Best Buy this past Saturday, (February 2nd). This Best Buy exclusive comes with an extra large t-shirt and The Divinity Of Purpose CD. I paid $17.99 (U.S.) and that’s not too shabby (cause) I’m getting both a CD and t-shirt… obviously.

Yes, I’m psyched-out that I bought this HATEBREED CD/T-Shirt Box Set. Metal be thy name.

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Here’s the track listing for The Divinity Of Purpose:

Put It To The Torch

Honor Never Dies

Own Your World

The Language

Before The Fight Ends You

Indivisible

Dead Man Breathing

The Divinity Of Purpose

Nothing Scars Me

Bitter Truth

Boundless (Time To Murder It)

Idolized And Vilified

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Check out the back cover of this box set:

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HATEBREED:

Jamey Jasta – vocals

Frank Novinec – guitar

Chris Beattie – bass

Wayne Lozinak – guitar 

Matt Byrne – drums

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The Divinity Of Purpose (CD/T-Shirt Box Set) was released via Razor & Tie on January 29th, 2013.

For more info on HATEBREED, click on the links below!

facebook: Hatebreed

http://www.hatebreed.com

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LONG LIVE HATEBREED.

Stone.

NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL To Celebrate 15th Anniversary

Posted in hardcore, hardcore metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal festivals, metal music, rock music, rock music news, Thrash Metal with tags , , , , , , on January 10, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

New England Metal & Hardcore Festival - XV - promo poster pic!

2013 Installment Of Iconic Fest Confirmed

MassConcerts proudly presents the first details for NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL 2013, today confirming the dates and preliminary list of bands for this year’s occurrence of the long-running annual event.

For the 2013 installment, the NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL will once again overthrow the historic venue, The Palladium, in Worcester, Massachusetts, this year marking the 15th anniversary of the iconic weekend-long gathering! The festivities will commence with a pre-party on April 18th, 2013 and the three official days of the fest following on the 19th, 20th, and 21st.

Commented the festival’s founder Scott Lee of MassConcerts: “I am excited with how far we have come and am ecstatic for this to be on our 15th year! It has been a long, interesting journey. We always try to make it a memorable event and we really hope you all enjoy the festival this year.”

With more than forty acts from all realms of the extreme music world already set to storm the two stages of NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL XV – and with many more to be announced in the coming weeks — the confirmed headliners for the event will include Hatebreed, Opeth and Suicidal Tendencies, as well as legendary thrash titans Anthrax performing their Among The Living album in its entirety, as part of their headlining spot on the Metal Alliance Tour.

View the full list of bands set to confirm this year below. Tickets for the event will go on sale next Wednesday, January 16th.

New England Metal & Hardcore Festival - logo!

NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL XV:

Anthrax

Hatebreed

Opeth

Suicidal Tendencies

After The Burial

Alpha & Omega

Antagonist AD

Ark Of The Covenant

Black Breath

Born Of Osiris

The Contortionist

Dead By Wednesday

Death Before Dishonor

Ensiferum

Erra

Exodus

Expire

Fit For An Autopsy

Heidevolk

Hellsot

Holy Grail

I Declare War

Incendiary

Katatonia

Legion

The Mongoloids

Mother Of Mercy

Municipal Waste

No Mercy

Power Trip

Rude Awakening

Saving Grace

Shadows Fall

Suburban Scum

Those Who Fear

Trap Them

Trollfest

Twitching Tongues

Tyr

Within The Ruins

Xibalba

Since 1999, the NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL has showcased a vast array of metal and hardcore acts across two stages, while also providing merchandising and promotional areas for record labels and other vendors, at Worcester, Massachusetts’ massive venue The Palladium.

Earsplit PR is an official sponsor of this year’s event.

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

For more info on this amazing event, click on link below!

http://www.metalandhardcorefestival.com/

https://twitter.com/moshfest

http://www.massconcerts.com

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LONG LIVE NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL.

Stone.

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