Entries tagged with: Forward
FFF NITES @ FUN FUN FUN Fest - November 7-9 2014
With less than 2 months to go, today Fun Fun Fun Fest release their FFF NITES lineup:
FUN FUN FUN FEST (FFF Fest) is excited to announce today the lineup for FFF Nites, the after shows free to festival wristband holders, during this year's festival November 7--9, 2014, at Auditorium Shores. The Nites performances--including over one hundred FFF performing artists and a roster of artists playing exclusively during Nites--are only available to FFF Fest wristband holders; no tickets will be sold at the door.If you're on the fence, this might be the final push. More than seventy (74 so far if I counted correctly) of the one-hundred-plus above mentioned artists are exclusive to FFF Nites, including Meat Puppets, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, The Jazz June, Power Trip, Tombs, Single Mothers, Into It Over It, The Hotelier, Le1f, The Pizza Underground, MSTRKFT and many more. Access to the night shows is FREE with your FFF wristband.
You can still get FFF passes here.
Check out more of the announcement including the full FFF Nites lineup below...
by Ian Chainey
In 2013, long-running Japanese punks Forward cancelled their US tour. Many were bummed. However, now it seems a North American trek will be a reality. The Burning Spirits-bred band are making the trip over at the end of October and will play places like Los Angeles, Austin (Fun Fun Fun Fest), and Philadelphia with support from Portland's Long Knife. The tour also includes two back-to-back NYC dates: November 16 at the Acheron with Portland d-beaters (and Tragedy-related) Warcry and local ragers Ajax and November 17 at Saint Vitus with Warthog -- who released the seriously punishing Prisons this year -- and the always-busy La Misma. Tickets for the Vitus show are on sale now. No advance tickets for the Acheron show at the moment. The full list of dates appears below.
Forward were formed from members of Death Side and Insane Youth. They released a split with Teargas this year titled Burning Spirits 2014, following up their 2012 run that consisted of LP War Nuke And Death Sentence and EP Devil's Cradle. They also have one of the great Facebook About sections: "we are forward from japan, we speak little english so fuck you." Tourmates Long Knife, who have something of a Poison Idea streak, appear to be working on a new LP. They've also released the Possession 7" this year.
All of the dates along with streams from Forward and Long Knife appear below.
by Fred Pessaro // BBG
Behold... The Arctopus at Siant Vitus (more by Fred Pessaro // BBG)
Behold.. The Arctopus and Helen Money will cross paths on a pair of tours at Saint Vitus on March 22 (tickets), with Helen Money eventually looping back to play The Acheron on March 24 with A Life Once Lost and the great Author & Punisher (tickets). The Acheron show is the close of A Life Once Lost and Helen Money's respective tours; Saint Vitus is the close of Arctopus's current trek. Tour dates for both are below.
Japanese hardcore killers Forward have cancelled their US tour. Bummer.
All Evillive-approved shows for the next two weeks and video of Deathcycle and Goosebumps from Saint Vitus is below. What did I miss?
by Fred Pessaro // BBG
Crossover/hardcore crew Iron Reagan, who we profiled here, have added another date set to blast off on Feb 25 at Saint Vitus with Meek is Murder and NARC (tickets). The show is in addition to the previously-discussed date at The Acheron with the mighty Trenchgrinder (tickets).
Invisible Oranges also has the scoop on U.S. tour dates for Japanese sleaze artists Abigail, who will bypass NYC (bummer) on their way to Chaos in Tejas from MDF. Details are HERE.
All Evillive-approved shows for the next two weeks and a stream of a recent Rival Mob track is below. What did I miss?
by Fred Pessaro // BBG
Crusty Japanese hardcore favorites Forward (ex Death Side) return to our shores for a string of dates that kick off on the East Coast, heading southbound toward the storied Austin, TX festival Chaos in Tejas. The dates mark two US tours in as many years, following last year's stop for the same festival and subsequent DVD of the trek.
Forward recently released the "Devil's Cradle" / "What's the Meaning of Love" 7" via 540 Records. Copies of that are still available.
All known tour dates for Forward, who will do many of their shows with PDX's Long Knife, as well as ripping video of the maniacs in action, are below.
Forward at Chaos in Tejas 2006 photo by Jack Barfield
Japanese hardcore greats Forward will hit the road for a string of West Coast/Southwest dates in the days following their appearance at Chaos in Tejas. The crew, which contains ex and current members of Insane Youth, Deathside and Smash Detox, is preparing two reissues and a new 7" via Prank Records (home of that debut Smash Detox 7"); Look for 2000's Just Go Forward To Death and the What's The Meaning of Love singles collection just in time for their appearance at Chaos. All dates are listed below.
In semi-related news, the previously discussed D-Clone tour routing has been revealed and it includes a SECOND NYC stop a few days after the October 6th Acheron show. Though no venue has been revealed, they'll play somewhere in NY on October 11th with Perdition and Nomad. All tour dates and some video below....
Saint Vitus @ Irving Plaza in 2011 (more by BBG)
Chaos in Tejas (May 31-June 3 in Austin) have announced ANOTHER batch of bands to add to their ridiculous lineup including Saint Vitus, Church of Misery, No Statik, Toys That Kill, Pegasus, Martial Canterel, Anasazi, Bloodwing (mems of The Spits, who are on tour soon), Harm's Way, Hatred Surge, the Hex Dispensers, John Wesley Coleman, Joyce Manor, and many many others. The current full lineup and flyer is below and tickets are FINALLY going on sale TODAY (1/31).
Doom legends Saint Vitus are currently preparing their new LP Lillie: F-65 for Season of Mist. The record, their eighth and first in seventeen years (!), is tentatively set for release at the end of March. More details are forthcoming.
In related news, members of Mind Eraser also serve as personnel in Magic Circle, another Chaos in Tejas band. Look for Magic Circle to team with Pilgrim (who we recently interviewed), Windhand, and Natur at Public Assembly on March 1st.
The updated Chaos in Tejas lineup is below along with the flyer.
Volume 8 of the incredible Chaos in Tejas will go down on May 31st through June 3rd in Austin, Texas, and this year and much like last, its chock full of incredible rare appearances from across the punk, crust, indie, and metal world. Among the announced are crust legends Antisect, The Mob (UK), the reformed and final lineup of Nasum, Best Coast (who recently got a new drummer), Tear it Up (who recently reunited in NYC), Varukers, Winter, Iceage, Forward, Ghoul, Double Negative (who play NYC next week), and so much more. The announcement is just the first batch of bands, with an additional 100+ still to come. Check out the Chaos in Tejas flyer above. Full list of bands below...