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Montana Fall Tour 2012

BREAKING NEWS FROM BAND CAMP! We will be stomping through Montana on a 3 day mini-tour for Halloween. The tour route includes Missoula Oct 25th, Butte Oct 26th, and Great Falls Oct 27th. This is where YOU come in. We are inviting YOU ON TOUR WITH US!! We have chartered a 15 passenger van and still have a few seats available. If you'd like to come along on this crazy adventure, inbox us for more details. If you're interested, let us know now ~ this offer only available to the first to respond! HORNS!!


Big things are happening in the ABOP camp for 2012. We have been kinda quiet in January due to the fact that we are writing and recording our new album. You will see us in February playing a few BIG shows. And, the annual April tour is in the works. Once again, we would like to thank you all that help make this happen! Horns!


We are home safe and sound after our mini spooktakular tour through Montana! We have many people and bands to be thankful for ~ this was the most successful tour through the state to date! Until next time.....HORNS!!


Get ready Montana because you are about to get a whole lotta metal in yo face!! Our first stop is to Butte, Montana Thursday October 27th for an all ages show with HEMLOCK and SIXTEEN PENNY. Then it's off to Helena on Friday October 28th....it's always madness at Jesters!! Saturday October 29th finds us @ The 406 Club in Great Falls, Mt. where we once again meet up with HEMLOCK, and SIXTEEN PENNY along with a shit ton of awesome local acts for their version of the FREAKERS BALL!! Put away the cowboy boots, and get on the moshin boots...........


Thank you to everyone who came out and showed their support for us during Project Independent......Las Vegas, Hollywood, and our hometown crowd in Salt Lake City. "I'm gonna go out on a limb and say this band just make take it all this year" Erik Ulrich ~ Project Independent! That means we will be needing your support and your votes starting Dec 1st to make this a reality!!


We are back from our mini-tour which took us to Las Vegas and then over to Hollywood at the Whiskey A Go Go, both with Project Independent. Our last stop with this tour takes place Friday Sept. 9th at the South Shore. Festivities begin @6pm and will be hosted by Metal Sanaz!


Featuring Aghori from San Diego and hosted by Metal Sanaz. We will be participating in 3 shows this year on the Project Independent Tour. Saturday September 3rd finds us at The Cheyenne Saloon in Las Vegas, Sunday September 4th we will be playing The Whiskey A Go-Go, and Friday September 9th we will be playing at The South Shore in Salt Lake City. Come out and support another awesome year of Project Independent and help us STOMP THE GROUND!

Three Chord Killer in town for Cinco De Meatl

CINCO DE METAL THURSDAY MAY 5TH @ CLUB VEGAS. We will be playing with Three Chord Killer from Everett, Wa along with celebrating with Unthinkable Thoughts for their CD RELEASE party. Riksha and Fallen Riviera will also be playing. Come celebrate!

The celebration continues over to Friday night @ The South Shore with Three Chord Killer, Incidious, and Riksha.

See you this weekend!

MetalJuana Tour 2011

We survived our spring Tour ~ MetalJuana 2011!! But just barely....We had a very successful tour and made some great fans and friends along the way! Thanks go out to: ~Chauncey and his band Three Chord Killer and the crew @ Tony V's garage in Everett, Washington ~The Backstage bar and Crew in Tacoma, Washington ~Kenny ~ thank you for the memorable times on your boat in Oregon ~The Hop and crew in Spokane Washington ~ and to Kevin George thanks for coming out to support our crazy asses ~Lang, Hazmatica and The Grail in Coeur D'Alene, Idaho ~Missoula Montana we want to thank UNDUN, ENDever, Sadie and all the crazy fans that kicked our ass at The Dark Horse ~Jesters Bar and Crew in Helena, Montana along with UNDUN, ENDever and Sadie. Special thanks Larry and his girl for always showing us their continued support. Kelly and Gary for their hospitality and another special thanks goes out to that guy who showed up in his kilt and rocked the pit all night long. Also had some good friends show up from Belgrade that night..thanks Mike, Tom, Jessica, and Tony ~The 406 Club in Montana and to their crew and all of the other bands, thanks for making us feel at home and thanks to the Havre crew that showed up as well ~Club Vegas and crew in Salt Lake City ~ what can we say but holy Dusty was drunk that night!(Happy Birthday) All of our hometown bands...thanks for supporting the tour and celebrating with us on 4:20 ~The Firehouse in St. George along with Ember and her crew and the crazy metalheads that endured our show on a Thursday night. There was alot of them!! And special thanks to Ben and Heather ~ it's great to see familiar faces on the road! ~The Shilo Inn in Idaho Falls ~ special thanks to Jer and Denots for inviting us to invade SludgeFest ~ it was an honor! ~Rocky Mountain HardCore ~ Marty and Jen for all of their continued support ~Jagermeister ~ Nectar of the gods ~ Thank you for watching over us on the road!

The list of people to thank keeps growing, and so does the love that we have for the road.

Hope to see you on all again this fall!! HORNS!

CD Release Party

The Cd Release party for "Pride Precedes The Fall" kicked major ass. Old friends, new friends, even some haters showed up for the celebration! We want to thank you all for your continued support! HORNS!