VIDEO – KAOS just released their new music video. February 29, 2012 http://battlehelm.com/?s=kaos VIDEOS KAOS just released their new music video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIj3hN0I2Nc
We will be headlining this great outdoor event. Show starts at 1:00 pm. Bring the family and watch KAOS storm the stage. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Bands4Bands Presents MetalFest 12 '
Hayward, CA – On October 13th, Bands4Bands in association with The Hayward Area Recreation and Park District presents 6th Annual MetalFest 2012 and Canned Food Drive to support The Salvation Army at Memorial Park, Hayward Plunge. MetalFest is poised to surpass last year’s fete:
"MetalFest is getting bigger and bigger every year and we're glad to be a part of it." – Jason Darnell with the band Kaos,
1,000+ guests are expected this year at Memorial Park behind the Hayward Plunge. The massive stage will feature seven bands including Special Guest Headliner Kaos!..with Star Destroyer, Bay Area Veterans Mystic Rage, Cyanate (from Reno), Feral Depravity, Hemorage, and 42 lbs. All genres of metal will be represented hailing from all corners of the Bay Area. This festival covers a wide range of Bay Area Metal sounds.
MetalFest was started 6 years ago when Bands4Bands saw a need in the community for food assistance.
The upper knoll of the park will showcase vendors and local artists displaying their finest wares. The Bands4Bands booth will house the canned food donation bins, "bring a metal can...and see a metal band". Performing bands will have their merchanise for sale. Free, while supplies last, a MetalFest Poster with a purchase of an event T-Shirt featuring all performing bands.
So pack your lunch, blanket and lawn chair for a killer day of metal. And for all the kids there is a play area on-site open throughout the festival. Don't forget..."bring a metal can...and see a metal band".
When: Saturday, October 13, 2011 Where: Memorial Park/Hayward Plunge, 24176 Mission Blvd, Hayward Time: 1pm – 5pm Admission: Free Attendance: All Ages Getting there: Half mile - 15 minute walk from Hayward BART, free parking, plenty of bike parking. Fundraising: All canned food collected donated to Salvation Army Event Sponsors: Bands4Bands, H.A.R.D., The Salvation Army, Music Depot, Carlene's T-Shirt Corner, 90.5 KSJS, Ear Filters, Cleartone Strings, S & P Productions, Comcast, Lewis Rents, 107.7 The Bone "Metal Zone," Quick Printing Center, Infiniart, Tri-City Voice, and East Bay Express.
For additional details, visit www.facebook.com/bands4bandsorganization ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
KAOS is back in the studio writing for our next full length release. We have 5 new songs in the works and we are extremely excited about them. Stay tuned for details.
Through the month of October we will pay the shipping on any KAOS merch bought online...Get your Christmas gifts early.
Until next time...Keep Thrashing!!! Jason and the boyz
KGAR CMJ Charts 9-24-12 Hello to all in radio land. Below you will find the KGAR CMJ Charts and Adds for September 24, 2012. KGAR’s Office Hours for Fall 2012 Attention Indi / College Rock folks!!!!!! KGAR’s Indi / College Rock director is Caty Rippetoe. To contact Caty, please email her at email@example.com. Her office hours for this Fall 2012 are from 9:00 am to 9:45 Mondays and Tuesdays beginning August 20, 2012. Her phone number for office hours is 559-924-1098. As for your loud rock and heavy metal needs, the homebucket is still your main contact. You folks know how to contact him via email. KGAR 101 E. Bush St. Lemoore, Ca. 93245 Shows, Shows, Shows!!!! Check Them Out!!! 10-12-12 - Saint Vitus, Weedeater, Sourvein - Santa Cruz ""10-13-12 - Kaos, Mystic Rage - Hayward"" 10-13-12 - Dark Star Orchestra - San Francisco "Matthew Boam"
T.C.F. – “Where Madness Reigns” September 23, 2012 http://battlehelm.com/?cat=4 REVIEWS T.C.F. – “Where Madness Reigns” (Malevolence Records) It’s been a while since I’ve heard a crossover album this good – especially one that harks back to the good old days of the 80s when bands like SOD, DRI, Carnivore and Nuclear Assault reigned! T.C.F. actually hail from Holland but true Dutchies they are, do their tribute in fine style with just the right blend of hardcore and metal to knuckle you on songs like ‘An Eye For An Eye’, ‘We Will Survive’ and ‘Slave Of The Suit’. Aggro vocals are shouted out amid speedy thrashcore riffs, wild soloing and frenetic staccato drumming, all of which remain true to the original style, and what’s more is that it’s all done by just three guys (a metalhead, punk and thrasher no less lol) and so well an’ all. Complete with disco samples and a Mugabe speech, “Where Madness Reigns” is the best contemporary tribute to old school crossover currently whether you wanna fight, fuck or just go plain mental to it!
Septic Christ – “Guilty As We Were Born” September 23, 2012 http://battlehelm.com/?cat=4 REVIEWS Septic Christ – “Guilty As We Were Born” (Malevolence Records) Septic Christ are a buncha jolly Germans who play old school thrash when it was fun to do so i.e. before bands began taking themselves and their Bermuda shorts too seriously lol. Still, might as these guys may enjoy a beer or ten, don’t discount their music cos they certainly play tight and on ten! Relentless frash riffola, wang bar excess, stampeding drums and gruffola vox are guaranteed to bring on the mosh pit madness with songs like ‘Bomb Monte Carlo’, ‘Be A Man’ and ‘Screwed And Ill’. What’s even better is that this isn’t a retro trip but Septic Christ have done their homework and read the thrash bible diligently – as such their beats and rhythms, whilst drawing inspiration from decades gone by, are still very much tuned for today’s headbanger. Along with a classic 80s thrash album cover, Septic Christ remind me a lot of Municipal Waste, M.O.D, Anthrax or even early thrash bands like Re-Animator or Deathrow which is no bad thing when you wanna get beered up, tune in and let yer brain drop out!
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Four minutes—exactly two songs—into Where Madness Reigns you’ll be triple checking the back cover of your cd just to make sure that you’ve not overlooked the fact that it is indeed a re-issue of some dusty old relic from the cassette tape days. Fact is, you just don’t hear convincing, relevant crossover these days. Just how old school is Holland’s T.F.C.? They’ve got Ronald Reagan samples on their record. That’s a fixation.
This is full-blooded crossover thrash metal in the classic spirit of Nuclear Assault, S.O.D., D.R.I.,D.B.C. and a bunch of other initials. It’s part age-old railing against government and corporations, part fist pumping moshpit madness. And that shit is evergreen. T.C.F. doesn’t play the beer-bong party thrash that was in vogue for a moment, but their bright tones and redlined tempos are still guaranteed to put a big, sheepish grin on your mug. These guys are clearly worshipping at the altar of the old guard, but not with a wink and a nod—T.C.F. comes off as legitimate devotees. Lifers. And Where Madness Reigns is damn convincing.
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SP THE FINAL RESISTANCE- A TRIBUTE TO DARK TRANQUILLITY
Ya tenemos portada para "The Final Resistance", el esperado disco tributo a los maestros Dark Tranquillity, que verá la luz en noviembre a través de Suspiria Records. El estupendo artwork corre a cargo de Pilar Baldominos, de Hoeresis Arte. En breve se anunciará el tracklist definitivo y la fecha de lanzamiento, asíque estad atent@s y no os perdáis este sincero homenaje a una de las mejores bandas de Metal de todos los tiempos.
EN THE FINAL RESISTANCE- A TRIBUTE TO DARK TRANQUILLITY
We already have the cover for "The Final Resistance", the expected tribute album to the masters Dark Tranquillity, which will be released in November through Suspiria Records. The great artwork was done by Pilar Baldominos from Hoeresis Art. The final tracklist and release date will be announced shortly, so be aware and don't miss this heartfelt tribute to one of the best metal bands of all time.
Suspiria Records Website: www.suspiriarecords.com Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Promotion: email@example.com Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/suspiriarecordsofficial Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/suspiriarecords Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/SuspiriaRecords
Canadian Press Release / Info : http://www.hardnheavycommonwealth.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=5047&p=58135#p58135
Canadian Press Release / Info :
From the biggest Dutch print magazine AARDSCHOK (Earthquake) one of the oldest and most prestigious metal magz in Europe.
This months' surprise comes from our own soil! Hailing from Katwijk to be exact. This three piece delivers good old crossover/thrashcore that takes me back to the golden days of DRI, Nuclear Assault and Attitude Adjustment with a slight hint of Anthrax. Tight playing, good production and overall fluent, instantly recognizable songs form the ingredients of the thirteen tracks on this disc. It's easy to say you can hear these guys having fun playing and personally I find these guys to be better and more authentic than for instance Municipal Waste just to name an example. The pace is generally high, but mosh parts and some melodylines aren't forgotten. A good example is the bluesy guitar lead in the center part of "An Eye For An Eye" which is instantly followed by the relentless "Justified Violence". Absolutely Phat disc!